In the early part of 1964, appellants and respondents discussed having respondent do improvement work on land of appellants.
Between September 19, 1964 and September 2, 1965, respondent performed work for appellants that consisted of leveling, clearing,
roughing-in, and other improvements upon the land of respondent. Appellants paid $64.00 on June 16, 1965, and $4,380.00 on October 25, 1965. Respondent claimed the total value of the work
performed to be $11,360.50, leaving a balance of $6,916.50 unpaid, plus interest from the date of completion and from the
date of the alleged partial payment. Respondent also sought costs and attorney fees.