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I, Otis O. Helman, of the County of Jackson and State of Oregon, being of sound mind and memory do make, publish and declare this to be my last WILL AND TESTAMENT, hereby revoking all former Wills by me made.

First: I order and direct that my Executrix herein after named, pay all my just debts and funeral expenses as soon after my decease as conveniently possible.

Second: After payment of such funeral expenses and debts, I give an bequeath unto my wife Julia Bippus Helman, that certain time Certificate of Deposit for Three Thousand dollars, in the first National Bank of Ashland, Oregon, to be held by her in trust for the specific benefit and use of my son Abel Otis Helman, as herein specified.

I direct that said trustee leave said three thousand dollars at interest in the said First National Bank of Ashland, Oregon, together with accrued interest, until my said son, Abel Otis Helman shall have arrived at the age of twenty four years. At such time my said son shall have arrived at the age of twenty four years, I hereby direct my said wife to deliver to my said son the sum of three thousand dollars and accrued interest.

In case my said son shall not live to attain the age of twenty four years, I hereby direct said trustees to turn over and deliver to my said wife Julia Bippus Helman, the said sum of Three thousand dollars and accrued interest, immediately upon the death of my said son.

Third: All the rest, residue and remainder of my estate of whatsoever nature of which I may die possessed, I give, devise and bequeath unto my said wife, Julia Bippus Helman.

Fourth: I hereby nominate and appoint my said wife, Julia Bippus Helman, to be the Executrix of this my last WILL AND TESTAMENT and with the authority to act without bonds.

IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF I have hereunto subscribed my name and affixed my seal this 13th day of April, 1927.

Otis O. Helman

This instrument was, on the date thereof, signed, published and declared by the said testator to be his last WILL AND TESTAMENT, in our presence, who, at his request, have subscribed our names thereto as witnesses, in his presence and in the presence of each other.

Delia Acklin Residing at Ashland, Oregon

Nellie Dickey Residing in Ashland, Oregon

In The Matter of the estate         )
                                             	 )   Proof of Will
Of Otis O. Helman           	         )
State of Oregon        		 )
                                		 ) ss.
County of Jackson   		         )

I, Delia Acklin, being sworn, say: That I am a resident of Jackson County, Oregon, and upwards of twenty one years of age: that I was acquainted with Otis O. Helman, now deceased; that I was witness to the will of said decedent bearing date the 13th day of April, 1927 and now pronounced for probate in the above named court; that said decedent on the 13th day of April, 1927, at Ashland, County of Jackson, State of Oregon, in the presence of myself and Nellie Dickey, subscribed his name to said will and then and there published and declared it to be his last Will and Testament, and requested me and the said Nellie Dickey to sign our names to the same as attesting witnesses thereto, and accordingly we did sign our names to the same as attesting witnesses thereto in the presence of said decedent and of each other at his request; that said decedent, at the time he executed the said will, as aforesaid was upwards of fifty eight years of age, and in my opinion, he was at that time of sound mind, and not under any restraint or undue influence.

						Delia Acklin

Subscribed and sworn to before me this 30th day of April, 1927

Notarial Seal of                       				 Nellie Dickey
                           						 Notary Public for Oregon
Nellie Dickey							 My Commission expires Nov. 12, 1927
State of Oregon		 	)
			               	        )ss.
County of Jackson	                )

I, Nellie Dickey, being sworn, say: That I am a resident of Jackson County, Oregon, and upwards of twenty one years of age: that I was acquainted with Otis O. Helman, now deceased; that I was witness to the will of said decedent bearing date the 13th day of April, 1927 and now pronounced for probate in the above named court; that said decedent on the 13th day of April, 1927, at Ashland, County of Jackson, State of Oregon, in the presence of myself and Nellie Dickey, subscribed his name to said will and then and there published and declared it to be his last Will and Testament, and requested me and the said Delia Acklin to sign our names to the same as attesting witnesses thereto, and accordingly we did sign our names to the same as attesting witnesses thereto in the presence of said decedent and of each other at his request; that said decedent, at the time he executed the said will, as aforesaid was upwards of fifty eight years of age, and in my opinion, he was at that time of sound mind, and not under any restraint or undue influence.

						Nellie Dickey
Subscribed and sworn to before me this 29th day of April, 1927.
Notarial Seal of							        W.J. Moore
										Notary Public for Oregon
W. J. Moore								My Commission expires Jan. 7, 1927
Filed May 2, 1927 - Delilia Stevens, County Clerk

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