PROVIDENT LAND CORPORATION, a Corporation, Appellant, v. George BENOIT, as Administratrix, etc., et al., Respondents.
Decided: November 28, 1938
Louis Bartlett, of San Francisco (W. S. McGuire, of San Francisco, of counsel), for appellant. George R. Freeman, of Willows, for respondents other than I. G. Zumwalt. Rutledge & Rutledge and Thomas Rutledge, all of Colusa (Elmer Laine, of Willows, of counsel), for respondent I. G. Zumwalt. Hankins & Hankins, of San Francisco, C. F. Metteer, of Sacramento, Harry W. Horton and George R. Kirk, both of El Centro, Arvin B. Shaw, Jr., of Los Angeles, A. L. Cowell, of Stockton, and Thomas C. Boone, of Modesto, amici curiae for Irrigation Districts Ass'n of California.
This is a companion case to Provident Land Corporation v. Zumwalt, 85 P.2d 116, this day decided. The issues raised are identical, and the decision therein is controlling. For the reasons stated in said case, the judgment is reversed with directions to the trial court to overrule the demurrers and permit defendants to answer if they deem it advisable to do so.
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