Appeal, No. 127, March T., 1953, from decree of Orphans' Court of Beaver County, Dec. T., 1951, No. 52, in Appeal of James Thompson from Probate of Will of George Thompson, etc. Decree affirmed.
Robert L. Orr, With him Leonard L. Ewing and Reed, Ewing & Ray, for appellant.
George Hardy Rowley, with him Whiteman, Voorhies, Dilley & Keck and Joseph A. Tritschler, for appellee.
Before Stern, C.j., Stearne, Jones, Bell, Chidsey, Musmanno and Arnold, JJ.
OPINION BY MR. JUSTICE ALLEN M. STEARNE
In an appeal from a decree of the Orphans' Court of Beaver County affirming decree of the register of
wills probating a paper writing purporting to be the will of decedent, the sole question is whether or not such writing is testamentary in character. The paper reads:
"Just a few lines to let you know I am starting to Monaca, and I was very much pleased with the vacation. Catherine, I want you to know you are to get all I have when I die. Tell Mary Agnes and David that Uncle ...