Shortly before Dr. Dowie's death in 1907, a legal battle was fought over of the the ownership of businesses and properties in Zion City.
Dr. Dowie claimed he was the owner and was challenged by his successor Overseer Wilbur Glenn Voliva.
This page will attempt to follow trials and outcome of the resulting trials.
This was a sad and contencious period in Zion's history.
These articles will show how Zion rebounded afterthe trials and death of Dr. Dowie. The time period is about 1906-1910
The Present Day Realities in Business lines. From the Zion City News vol 1 no 39 Friday Sept 20 1907