Second year Law School men of the Marshall Club, representing the plaintiff, were victorious over the Wilson Club in the quarter-finals of the Ames Competition, held last Thursday evening in Langdell Hall.
The decision was rendered by the Honorable Ira L. Letts, United States District Judge for Rhode Island. Associate justices at the trial were the Honorable Charles B. Curtis '00, and the Honorable Harold S. Davis '01.
The argument centered on the establishment of a tourist camp called the "Swiss Village," which had attracted to the vicinity undesirable people. Action on the part of the neighbors led to the litigation.
Counsels for the plaintiff were James B. Ames and Albert Pratt. The brief for the plaintiff was prepared by Sherman Chickering, John Howland, Gilbert Kerlin, Vernon Munroe, Jr., H. Burton powers, and William Shields. Arguing for the plaintiff were John W. Myers and Lyman M. Tondel, Jr. Counsels for the defendant brief were Laurence E. Broh-Kahn, D. Jamison McDaniel, Frederick T. Searls, Richard H. Wels, Joseph J. Wolf, and William F. Wolff, Jr.