WILL TAKE STAND

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Well-Known San Francisco Women as Witnesses in Gopcevic Contest.

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Special Dispatch to The Call.

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LAKEPORT, May 19.– The witnesses for the defense in contest to break the will of Mrs. Harry A. L. Floyd Gopcevic have given this little town a flavor of aristocracy that it has never known before. Socially the parents of Harry A. L. Floyd were always among the elect, and it is the members of the old Southern set who have now come forward to lend the support of their testimony to the defense.

Miss Elsie Prichard, perhaps the most intimate friend that Harry Floyd ever had, has been attacked as exercising an undue influence in the drafting of the will, but she has a noble gathering at her back to testify in her favor. Mrs. Ynez Shorb White, Mrs. de Barth Shorb, Mrs. Fletcher, Mrs. Prichard and probably Mrs. A. H. Voorhies will shortly be called to the stand to tell what they know of the old Floyd family and the friendship between Elsie Prichard and Harry Floyd.

The San Francisco Call, Saturday, May 20, 1905, p. 4:7