183 S.E.2d 466

ACKERMAN et al. v. THORNBURGH.

26606.Supreme Court of Georgia.ARGUED JULY 13, 1971.
DECIDED JULY 15, 1971. REHEARING DENIED JULY 30, 1971.

NICHOLS, Justice.

This appeal was docketed in this court on May 19, 1971. The enumeration of errors was not filed until June 9, 1971. Under rules 14 and 20, in effect at the time the case was docketed in this court, the failure to file the enumeration of errors within 20 days after the case was docketed may be deemed as a failure to perfect the appeal. The appellants having failed to perfect the appeal and no providential cause having been shown for such failure, it is ordered that the appeal

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be and the same is dismissed. See Smith v. Bloodworth, 225 Ga. 608 (170 S.E.2d 429); Carson v. Carson, 225 Ga. 59
(165 S.E.2d 846), and citations.

Appeal dismissed. All the Justices concur.

ARGUED JULY 13, 1971 — DECIDED JULY 15, 1971 — REHEARING DENIED JULY 30, 1971.
Appellate procedure. Fulton Superior Court. Before Judge Tanksley.

Swift, Currie, McGhee Hiers, Glover McGhee, Hunter S. Allen, Jr., for appellants.

Jack K. Bohler, for appellee.