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Divorce News and Records, Allen Co., Indiana

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1920

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette


  • 01 Jan 1920 That her husbands interest in injuries which she sustained in an automobile accident were only mercenary in their nature is the declaration of Alice Broan in a divorce complaint which she has filed against Gus Brown. She alleges that when she was hurt when an automobile hit the wagon in which she was riding that her husband showed no interest and made no inquiries, but that the action of an attorney in informing him that these was a possible ground for a damage suit caused him to take immediate notice. She also alleges failure to provide and abuse. She asks $1,000 alimony and the custody of thier children with an allowance for their support.
  • 01 Jan 1920 Jesse R. Corbin against Virginia Corbin, for divorce on ground of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 01 Jan 1920 John Parrish has filed a cross complaint in the divorce action instituted by Elizabeth Parrish. He alleges that she is insanely jealous and that her allegations of improper relations with other women grow out of this state of mind. He also alleges that the plaintiff is reckless and improvident in the expenditure of his money.
  • 03 Jan 1920 Alidy Sevu has the distinction of filing the first divorce case in 1920 and the complaint in which she seeks relief from the companionship of Jack Sevu on grounds of cruelty and failure to provide, was filed yesterday. She seeks the restoration of her maiden name and a restraining order to prevent her husband from annoying her at her home.
  • 03 Jan 1920 In the divorce proceedings of Frank W. Ellison against Alice Ellison the defendant has filed a petition for an increase in her allowance from $6 to $15. She sets out that she scalded her hand yesterday and for that reason is unable to work.
  • 04 Jan 1920 A divorce was granted the plaintiff in the action of Bessie Tenker against John W. Tenker. The plaintiff was granted the custody of Clifford D., aged five months, with an allowance of $4 per week for his support and the defendant was granted the custody of Dorothy May, aged three. Both parents are to have the privilege of visiting the children at proper times.
  • 06 Jan 1920 Mrs. Ivy Ozaki is suing for divorce and $5,000 alimony from Henry Y. Ozaki, alleging that her husband on October 19, 1919, fled to Beaumont, Texas, after disposing of his photograph studio and other property in this city. She alleges that he forced her to work in his studio and told her that he didn't care for her. She seeks an injuction to tie up the defendant's property, pending the decision in the divorce action.
  • 06 Jan 1920 Dora Fudge is seeking a divorce from Otis Fudge, alleging that the defendant deserted her on October 1, 1919, without cause, and that she has to work to support herself. She asks a divorce, the custody of their children and an allowance for support.
  • 06 Jan 1920 Alleging separation, Dorothy Sellars is seeking a divorce from Charles N. Sellars. She ask the custody of their two children and an order for money for their support.
  • 06 Jan 1920 The divorce case of Gertrude Shuster against Morris Shuster, has been dismissed in the superior court.
  • 07 Jan 1920 Ross Lee is seeking a divorce from Helen Lee on the ground of cruel treatment. He asks the custody of their child.
  • 07 Jan 1920 Gladys Rondot against William Rondot for divorce, alleging desertion.
  • 08 Jan 1920 Ralph Powlen is seeking a divorce from Alta May Powlen on the grounds of desertion.
  • 08 Jan 1920 An allowance of $15 per week and alimony in the sum of $2,000 is demanded by Doshia Brannum against Will Brannum in divorce proceedings filed yesterday. She alleges that he cursed her and failed to provide.
  • 09 Jan 1920 Demand for $2,000 alimony is contained in the divorce petition of May Huguenard against Frank J. Huguenard. She alleges that he cursed her and called her foul names. Plaintiff asks the custody of their four children and an allowance for their support in addition to alimony.
  • 09 Jan 1920 Hazel Burton has been granted a divorce from James Burton.
  • 10 Jan 1920 A petition for a writ of habeas corpus was filed yesterday by the plaintiff in the divorce case of William Rondot against Gladys Rondot through which Mr. Rondot seeks to obtain the custody of his two children, Billy, ages 18 months, and Madeline, aged 6 years. He alleges that he is the natural guardian of the children and that they may be injured both physically and morally by remaining in the custody of the defendant.
  • 10 Jan 1920 Florence Waltz against Frank Waltz for divorce on the grounds of cruelty and failure to provide.
  • 10 Jan 1920 Fred Voge was granted a divorce from Pearl Voge and given the custody of their 13 year old son.
  • 11 Jan 1920 The divorce suit of Russell Wells against Mary Wells was sent to Huntington circuit court on a change of venue.
  • 11 Jan 1920 An order of $8 a week for the support of minor children and an allowance fro attorneys fees was entered yesterday in the divorce proceedings of May Huguenard against F. J. Huguenard.
  • 11 Jan 1920 Finding was had for the plaintiff in the divorce case of Helen Johnson against Lester B. Johnson. Mrs. Johnson is granted the custody of their two minor children, Harry, aged 7, and Louise, aged 5, and is ordered not to marry again for two years.
  • 13 Jan 1920 In a complaint for a divorce from Guy Rudisell, filed yesterday, Mildred Rudisell sets out that they were married on February 28, 1917, and lived together only until September 24, 1917. She sets out that last August the defendant wrote to her from some point in Kentucky telling her he was through with her and would never come back.
  • 13 Jan 1920 Charging that the defendaant rented a home for another woman, is contributing to her support and is frequently seen with her in public, Lenora Wagner yester filed a complaint seeking separation from Frank Wagner. Her lack of confidence in her husband is further indicated throught the statement that she believed he entertained another woman at their home during her absence, prior to their separation. Failure to provide is also charged. She wants a separation for ten years and an allowance of $15 per week for her support.
  • 13 Jan 1920 Clarence W. Pattee is seeking a divorce from Pearl M. Pattee alleging that his wife was guilty of misconduct before their marriage. He declares that his wife, who is somewhere in the east, has asked him to free her in order that she may marry the father of her child. They separated, he avers shortly after their marriage when she disclosed to him that she was soon to give birth to a child and told him the name of its father.
  • 13 Jan 1920 In a cross complaint filed in the case of Jesse R. Corbin against Virginia Corbin the defendant declares that charges against her in the complaint are false and relates that the plaintiff had made a persistent effort to get the control of her savings.
  • 14 Jan 1920 In the divorce action of Agnes R. Case against William E. Case, finding was had for the plaintiff.
  • 14 Jan 1920 The divorce action of Emme Hoehne against Adolph Hoehne was dismissed by the plaintiff.
  • 14 Jan 1920 Helen R. Hetrick in a divorce action against George W. Hetrick filed yesterday afternoon, declared that her husband would go away from home two or three months at a time, leaving her no money with which to maintain herself. There are other allegations in support od charges of cruel treatment and failure to provide.
  • 15 Jan 1920 Inez Jackson is seeking a divorce from Perry Jackson. She asks for the custoody of their son, Paul, aged nine, and states that the defendant can provide a good home for their other son, Donald, if awarded the custody of the boy. She alleges that her husband has threatened to kill her and asks a restraining order to prevent his visiting her home at 1213 Ewing street.
  • 15 Jan 1920 Thomas Kerfoot is seeking a divorce from Jennie Kerfoot, alleging that she called him names and falsely accused him. He wants the custody of their youngest son.
  • 16 Jan 1920 The difficulties which a jealous wife can throw in the path of a photographer are the theme of a cross complaint filed yesterday by the defendant in the case of Ivy Ozaki against Henry Y. Ozaki, for divorce. Mr. Ozaki asserts that his wife persisted in staying about his studio and was insanely jealous of coustomer, insulting ladies who visited the studio, scratching and mutilating the negatives of subjects to which she took a dislike and borgidding her husband to employ female help. He also asserts the she abused him, made fales accusations against him and on one occasion threatened him with a revolver.
  • 16 Jan 1920 A suit to annul a marriage on the ground that the bride was but 17 years of age when the wedding was performed was filed yesterday by Ruby V. Carter against Samuel W. Carter. She als alleges that her husband deserted her on October 2, 1919, less than a week after their marriage on September 27, 1919. The plaintiff asks for the restoration of her maiden name, Presler.
  • 16 Jan 1920 Charles E. Burns has filed suit for divorce from Barbara Burns charging cruel and inhuman treatment and alleging that she associates with women of doubtful character. He sets out that he filed suit for divorce on a previous occasion and withdrew it on the representations of his wife that she would do better.
  • 16 Jan 1920 Wilbur Welsh is suing for divorce from Blanche Welsh alleging cruel treatment.
  • 16 Jan 1920 Finding was had for the plaintiff in the divorce suit of John A. Wyatt against Leona M. Wyatt and alimony in the sum of $150 was granted to be paid in three monthly installments.
  • 17 Jan 1920 Maud L. Huber is suing for divorce from Tony Huber alleging that he abused her and called her names. She wants the custody of their child.
  • 17 Jan 1920 Wealthy M. Stewart is seeking a divorce from Eber Stewart charging failure to provide. She asks an order for support money and an injunction to prevent the defendant from visiting her home to injure her.
  • 17 Jan 1920 Charity Bovine is seeking a divorce from Henry Bovine with the custody of their child and support money. She alleged cruel treatment.
  • 17 Jan 1920 Fred E. Poyser is suing for a divorce from Effie Poyser. He alleges that she associated with other men and that they separated in 1913.
  • 17 Jan 1920 The divorce suit of Jacob Snouffer against Mary Snouffer was being tried yesterday before Judge W. N. Ballou in the superior court. The nature of the testimony was such that spectators of under age were excluded from the court room during the hearing.
  • 18 Jan 1920 The divorce suit of Maude Luce against William H. Luce, sent to DeKalb county some time ago on a change of venue, was redocketed in superior court yesterday morning and after the submission of evidence a decree was granted the plaintiff, who was also awarded the custody of four-year-old Mercelline Luce, an allowance of $3 per week for her support and $200 alimony. A petition suit filed by Mrs. Luce earlier in the day was decided at the same time and an order was entered naming C. P. Squires and Frank Emrick as commissioners to dispoae of the property and distrubute the proceeds.
  • 18 Jan 1920 The submission of evidence in the Schnaufer divorce suit was concluded yesterday morning and Judge Ballou, before whom the hearing was conducted, refused a decree either on the complaint or cross-complaint. The action was entitled Mary Schnaufer against Jacob Schnaufer.
  • 18 Jan 1920 Florence Schrader has been granted a divorce from John Schrader, with the provision that she does not remarry for two years.
  • 18 Jan 1920 Gustave A. Brown has filed a cross-complaint to the divorce petition of his wife, Alice Brown, in which he recites in detail the infelicities which arose in their married life from their wedding in 1917. He asserts that his wife is exceedingly extravagant, and is possessed of a restless disposition. In his efforts to please her, he declares, he has remodeled six different properties at Wabash and in Fort Wayne. Her reckless expenditures, he claimes, have prevented him fro accumulating a competence. The couple have a number of grown children.
  • 20 Jan 1920 Thomas F. March is seeking a divorce from Sophia March alleging that they married on August 25, 1918, and separated on January 18, 1920. He charges that she called him names and stayed away from home without offering an explanation. When children by a former marriage, aged 10 and 16, failed to perform the housework to suit her during her absence she cursed them, he declares. He avers that the fact that he was unable to give her the sum of $5 every week, as she wanted, was on cause of her outbreaks. He wants the custody of their children, two in number, and a restraining order to prevent her from annoying them, selling or encumbering their household goods or visiting their home at 3632 South Barr street.
  • 20 Jan 1920 A separation of bed and board for the term of two years is sought by Mary Epple in an action commenced yesterday against Henry Epple. She asserts that he refused to talk to her and told her that he wanted to make her as unhappy as possible. She wants $15 per week support money and a restraining order to prevent the defendant from molesting her.
  • 20 Jan 1920 Charging cruel and inhuman treatment, failure to provide, adultery, habitual drunkenness and abandonment, Mary B. Younghouse is seeking a divorce from Robert Younghouse. She declared that on one accasion he attacked her, tore some of her clothing from her and chased her into the street, barely clothed. She wants the custody of their children with an allowance for support.
  • 20 Jan 1920 A divorce was granted by Judge W. N. Ballou yesterday in the case of Howard Judd against Irene Judd. By agreement the custody of their two children was granted to the grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Dennison, of Atlantic, Iowa.
  • 21 Jan 1920 Nora Ulery is seeking a divorce from Marion Ulery alleging failure to provide and cruel treatment. She demands the custody of their four children, $1,000 alimony and an allowance for support.
  • 21 Jan 1920 Alleging the defendant is at present serving a sentence at the county penal farm for child neglect, Mildred Grimes is suing for a divorce from William Grimes. She also alleges failure to provide and infidelity.
  • 21 Jan 1920 Rose Kline is seeking a divorce from Chester W. Kline alleging failure to provide and infindelity. She alleges that he stayed away all night without making explanation. She wants the custody of their child and an allowance of $15 a week for support.
  • 21 Jan 1920 Charging that she refused to live with him and ordered him to leave their mutual home, Theodore Hoffman is seeking a divorce from Catherine Hoffman. They were married November 3, 1919, and separated on January 12, 1920.
  • 21 Jan 1920 Albert J. Kruse against Flossie Kruse, divorce, dismissed at plaintiff cost.
  • 21 Jan 1920 Vera Fern Jones against Tom Jones, divorce, dismissed for want of prosecution.
  • 21 Jan 1920 Bessie Garrison against John Garrison, divorce, dismissed for want of prosecution.
  • 21 Jan 1920 Leanora F. Toney against John Toney, divorce, dismissed for want of prosecution.
  • 21 Jan 1920 Edward E. Lash was granted a divorce from Bertha Lash with the provision that he is not to marry for two years.
  • 21 Jan 1920 Frank Scarbery was granted a divorce from Lillian Scarbery.
  • 22 Jan 1920 M. Monroe McPhail has filed suit for divorce from Mabel C. Mc Phail on the ground of abandonment. He alleges that she was disssatisfied with their residence in Fort Wayne and constantly desired to return to the west. When his business would not permit him to move she finally went alone, he avers, and since May, 1919, he has heard nothing of her.
  • 22 Jan 1920 In the divorce case of David S. against Margaret Dorman the defendant has filed a cross complaint in which she alleges failure to provide and cruel treatment. She also asks for the restoration of her maiden name, Margaret Ginther.
  • 22 Jan 1920 Hazel M. Sarver has been granted a divorce from Frank E. Sarver.
  • 22 Jan 1920 In the divorce case of Minnie Cook against Daniel Cook, the court found against both parties and refused the decree.
  • 22 Jan 1920 The divorce case of Maggie Rupert against Julius Rupert has been continued for the introduction of further evidence.
  • 23 Jan 1920 The divorce case of Minnie M. Smealey against James W. Smealey has been dismissed at the plaintiff's cost on a finding that the plaintiff is a non-resident of the state period.
  • 24 Jan 1920 Nora Jackson is suing for a divorce from Harry Jackson on the ground of cruel and inhuman treatment. She charges that he refused to permit her to leave their living apartments, furnished housekeeping, rooms and that when she went out to a picture show he falsely accused her. She also charges that he told her if she wanted more than a place to sleep and something to eat to get a job and go to work. She asks alimony in the sum of $3,000 and an allowance of $20 per week.
  • 24 Jan 1920 Mary E. Seitz is suing for a divorce from Harry Seitz, alleging that he abandoned her on September 18, 1919. She wants an allowance of $10 per week.
  • 24 Jan 1920 Harrison Skelton is seeking a divorce from Mary Louise Skelton alleging that she abandoned him on September 16, 1919.
  • 24 Jan 1920 Charging that she was obliged to work while her husband associated with women of loose morals and supported one of them, Georgia Shaw is suing for a divorce from Ward Shaw and asks the custody of their two children and an allowance for support.
  • 24 Jan 1920 Pearl Hissong, in a divorce petition against John L. Hissong, charges failure to provide and cruelty to herself and their children. She ask a restraining order to enjoin her husband from molesting her at their home, 1118 Polk street, the custody of their children and an allowance for their support.
  • 24 Jan 1920 The divorce suit of Forence Schraeder against John Schraeder has been dismissed for want of prosecution.
  • 25 Jan 1920 In the case of Ruth Ludwick a divorce was granted to the defendant on her cross complaint.
  • 25 Jan 1920 Finding was had for plaintiff in the case of Dessie Buschine against William F. Bushine.
  • 25 Jan 1920 Bernice Doran is seeking a divorce from Emmet Doran on the ground of desertion. She asks the custody of their two children.
  • 27 Jan 1920 Frank Belchin is seeking a divorce from Ida Belchin on the grounds of cruel treatment. He charges in his complaint she cursed him, had no affection for him and refused to do her housework. The couple have no children.
  • 27 Jan 1920 Finding was had for the plaintiff in the divorce case of Charles W. Hughes against Cora E. Hughes.
  • 27 Jan 1920 A divorce was granted the plaintiff in the case of George S. Gault against Ida M. Gault.
  • 27 Jan 1920 The divorce case of Harold Bishop against Irene Bishop was dismissed.
  • 28 Jan 1920 Glenn Scarberry is seeking a divorce from Gertrude Scarberry and alleges that the defendant associated with immoral men for immoral purposes.
  • 28 Jan 1920 Charges of extreme cruelty are included in the divorce compalint filed by Sarah Middleton against George A. Middleton. She declares that he has kicked her, choked her and beat her and called her vile names in the presence of their children. She asks for the custody of their children.
  • 28 Jan 1920 A joint pertition by both parties for the redocketing of the divorce action of Nathan E. Ferris against Florence A. Ferris was presented in superior court yesterday and at the same time Mrs. Ferris has filed a cross-complaint in the case. She alleges that her husband struck her and cursed her.
  • 28 Jan 1920 In the divorce proceedings of Pearl Beam against Charles E. Beam a decree was granted the plaintiff together with the custody of Carl Beam, aged 11.
  • 28 Jan 1920 Finding for plaintiff in the divorce case of Benjamin Kinery against Viola Kinery, together with the custody of Violet, aged 2, and Thelma, aged 5.
  • 29 Jan 1920 Alleging that her husband became inflamed with rage when he was unable to secure liquor and that on these occasions he abused her, on one accasion striking her while she has their infant child in her arms. Emily Glenn is seeking a divorce from Harry H. Glenn. She sets out that she applied last summer for a limited separation with an allowance and that when she took such action her husband left for parts unknown. She asks the custody of the children.
  • 29 Jan 1920 John K. Reichard is seeking a divorce from Ethel Marie Reichard alleging that his better half will not assume the responsiblilty of caring for a home, calls him names and says that she wants a divorce.
  • 29 Jan 1920 The divorce action of Mary A. Lantz against Jacob J. Lantz has been dismissed.
  • 30 Jan 1920 Camille M. Redard is seeking a divorce from Jean U. Redard. She alleges that her husband left her and refused to provide for her, insisting on association with other women.
  • 30 Jan 1920 Dorothy Remmert is seeking a divorce from Lloyd Remmert charging that he stayed out late at night, refused to make proper provisions for her, called her names and on one accasion struck her. She wants a restraining order, to prevent his visiting her home at 503 West Third street for the purpose of molesting her, and an allowence of $10 per week.
  • 30 Jan 1920 Arabelle M. Price is seeking a divorce from Chalres A. Price with the custody of their children. She alleges that her husband nagged her, cursed her and called her vile names.
  • 30 Jan 1920 The divorce case of Leanora Toney against John Toney was dismissed for lack of prosecution.
  • 30 Jan 1920 The divorce case of Ralph P. Steinbacker against Ruth E. Steinbacker was dismissed for lack of prosecution.
  • 30 Jan 1920 The divorce case of Joseph Harrell against Lena Harrell was dismissed for lack of prosecution.
  • 30 Jan 1920 The divorce case of Amelia C. Benton against Roy O. Benton was dismissed for lack of prosecution.
  • 30 Jan 1920 The divorce case of James E. Connelly against Mary Connelly was dismissed for lack of prosecution.
  • 31 Jan 1920 In the divorce proceedings of Venetia Tarner against William Tarner a decree was entered for the plaintiff with an allowance of $7 per week for the support of minor children.

  • 01 Feb 1920 A demand for alimony in the sum of $20,000 is the principal feature of a sensationa complaint for divorce filed yesterday by Cora Oetting against Frederick Oetting. Mrs. Oetting charges that her husband ordered her to leave him, threatened to kill her, struck her, and made her perform manual labor and provide her own clothing. She declared that he owns real estate worth $50,000 in addition to unappraised personal property. She asks a restraining order to prevent his visiting her at her home at 1120 Crescent avenue.
  • 01 Feb 1920 Barbara Hensler has filed suit for divorce against Henry Hensler with a demand for alimony in the sum of $500. She charges cruel and inhuman treatment and asks the restoration of her maiden name, Barbara Hohmeier.
  • 01 Feb 1920 Pearl G. Ross is seeking a divorce from John H. Ross. She charges desertion and demands an award of alimony and an allowance of $9 per week.
  • 01 Feb 1920 Finding was entered for the plaintiff in the divorce action of Ada Tully against Eugene M. Tully. The plaintiff was also granted the restoration of her maiden name, Ada M. Smith.
  • 01 Feb 1920 A divorce was granted Clara Hass against Joseph Hass with an award of $310 alimony.
  • 01 Feb 1920 Katherine Wagner was granted a divorce from Maurice Wagner and was granted the restoration of her maiden name, Katherine Coleman. She was ordered not to marry for two years.
  • 01 Feb 1920 Arvice Carter was granted a divorce from Jesse Carter withthe plaintiff of Ruth, aged two, and an allowance of $5 per week.
  • 01 Feb 1920 The divorce case of Matilda Freiburger against Clement Frieburger was ordered off the docket for lack of prosecution.
  • 01 Feb 1920 The divorce case of Ralph E. Potterfield against Selverine Potterfield was ordered off the docket for lack of prosecution.
  • 04 Feb 1920 Minnie M. Allison is seeking a divorce from John L. Allison on the ground of failure to provide. She alleges that he is at present at Bloomington, Ill., and that he refuses to come to Fort Wayne to live with her. She asks an allowance for the support of a minor child.
  • 04 Feb 1920 Nora Toor is seeking a divorce from John Toor alleging cruel treatment, failure to provide and habitual drunkenness. She declares that her husband treated her with great cruelty when he was under the influence of liquor and she wants an injunction to restrain him from visiting her at her premises at 816 East Lewis street.
  • 05 Feb 1920 The suit of Marie Schoenlein against Elmer Schoenlein, for divorce, has been dismissed by the plaintiff.
  • 05 Feb 1920 Mayme Mong yesterday brought suit for divorce from George V. Mong. She alleges cruel treatment and aks for the custody of three minor children.
  • 06 Feb 1920 Pearl Gay Ross is charged with cruel and inhuman treatment of John Henry Ross in divorce proceedings instituted by him yesterday. The plaintiff charges that his wife absented herself at meal time and that she has a bad temper.
  • 07 Feb 1920 Ida E. Stiver yesterday filed suit for divorce from Lewis J. Stiver seeking to bring to an end a married life of forty years. She sets out the she and the defendant were united in marriage in September, 1879, and that they separated five years ago. She seeks a divorce on the ground that during the last five years and for two years prior to their separation her husband did not contribute to her support.
  • 08 Feb 1920 The divorce suit of Marcella Jordan against Guy Jordan has been dismissed in the superior court.
  • 10 Feb 1920 When the plaintiff in the divorce suit of Nova Ethel Adams against Anthony Adams declared that she resided at Bluffton, Judge Ballou in superior court ended a finding that his court had no jurisdiction in the case.
  • 13 Feb 1920 Charging cruelty, Mrs. Clara Miller has filed for a divorce against Carl Miller. She also asks for $2,000 alimony. The couple were married in August 1911, and separated on Gebruary 12, 1920.
  • 14 Feb 1920 A married life of two weeks ended by desertion is the allegation on which Audrey Pauline Smith is seeking a divorce from Lawrence W. Smith with the restoration of her maiden name. She alleges that she lived with her husband for two weeks at the home of his parents, and that at the end of that time he sent her home while he went to Cleveland, and that she has been unable to even arrange an interview with him since. She alleges that he is an habitual gambler, runs around with other women and never gave her any money.
  • 14 Feb 1920 Clara Miller is seeking a divorce from Carl Miller, alleging that he called her names and failed to provide for her. She wants an allowance of $15 per week and $2,000 alimony.
  • 14 Feb 1920 Louis S. Wise is seeking a divorce from Amanda Wise, basing his peition upon allegations of abandonment and cruelty. He avers that the defendant has a gentleman friend, designated in the complaint as "a male person," with whom she is frequently seen.
  • 14 Feb 1920 Chloe Kreigh is seeking a divorce from Forrest Kreigh, alleging that he associates with other women, has ordered out of his house and on one occasion tried to assualt her sister, who was visiting in their home." She alleges that he has treatened violence, and asks a restraining order to prevent his visiting their home at 226 West Leith street. She asks an allowance of $15 per week and $2,000 alimony.
  • 15 Feb 1920 Jessie Martin has brought suit against Ada Martin for divorce alleging that the defendant deserted him in 1916 and at that time took with her their household goods and $500 cash. He asserts that she has a restless disposition and that under her urging he was constantly moving from place to place.
  • 15 Feb 1920 The divorce action of Abbie Connett against Edward Connett has been dismissed.
  • 15 Feb 1920 Judge Ballou has refused to grant a divorce to either parties to the divorce suit of Mary Rosetti against Sam Rosetti.
  • 17 Feb 1920 Allegation that he turned his money over to his wife and permitted her to bank the same in her name and that since their recent separation she has and holds all of their accumulated captial, is contained in a petition for divorce file yesterday by Carl A. Ahlers against Methilda Ahlers. The plaintiff alleges that his wife calls him names and on her recent return from a visit at Auburn boasted to him of what a "swell fellow" she was with while away. The complaint gives the address of the defendant as 1321 1/2 Wells street.
  • 17 Feb 1920 Henry H. Robertson was granted a divorce from Lena Robertson. The plaintiff in this action is better known in Fort Wayne as H. H. Rowe.
  • 17 Feb 1920 Walter N. Wheeler was granted a divorce from Esther Wheeler.
  • 17 Feb 1920 Nathan Ferris was granted a divorce from Florence A. Ferris.
  • 17 Feb 1920 The case for divorce was dismissed in superior court yesterday for Wealthy M. Stewart against Eber S. Stewart.
  • 17 Feb 1920 A restraining order has been issued in circuit court against Chloe Kreigh, who brought suit for divorce against her husband Forrest Kreigh, to enjoin her from disposing of any of the money which she is charged with stealing from her husband's safety deposit box. She has been arrested in city court on a larcency charge and posted a $500 case boand with City Clerk Jefferies. Mr. Kreigh charges that this was a portion of the stole money and for that reason the order was also issued against Mr. Jefferies.
  • 18 Feb 1920 After twenty-two years of married life Anthony J. Myers is suing for a divorce from Ethel Meyers, alleging cruel treatment. Specifically, the plaintiff avers that his wife nagged him and falsely accused him.
  • 18 Feb 1920 Alleging that she wanted him to keep her father and brother and refused to cook for him, John F. Hoplins is seeking a divorce from Alvene Marie Hoplins.
  • 18 Feb 1920 After a married life of over forty years Alvina J. Miller yesterday brought suit for divorce against Charles A. Miller. She alleges that her husband cursed and abused her at intervals for twenty-seven years, that he denied the parentage of her children and finally bought a separate house and refused absolutely to live with her. She is asking alimony in the sum of $3,000.
  • 18 Feb 1920 A new chapter was added to the tribulations of Forrest and Chloe Kreigh yesterday when Forrest instituted replevin proceedings to recover the liberty bonds and money which he alleges that she removed from his safety deposit box. He charges that she took four $50 liverty bonds and $750 in cash. A restraining order has already been secured to enjoin her from disposing of any of the cash.
  • 19 Feb 1920 Frank Hickman is suing for a divorce from Donna J. Hickman, alleging desertion and cruel treatment. He asserts that the defendant has an ungovernable temper and that she refused to properly care for their child, Victor Foster Hickman, the custody of whom he seeks.
  • 19 Feb 1920 A cross-complaint filed yesterday in the divorce suit of John F. Hopkins against Alvina Hopkins contains charges on the part of the defendant of abuse and insufficient support. She also alleges that her husband drank to excess.
  • 20 Feb 1920 Anthony J. Meyers is the object of a cross complaint filed in the divorce proceedings which he recently instituted against Ethel Meyers. The cross-complaint asserts that the plaintiff deserted her without making provision for her support or that of their minor children. She alleges that by reason of his use of profanity the plaintiff should be denied the custody of their minor children, which she seeks for herself. She also asks for alimony in the sum of $2,000 and an allowance of $15 per week.
  • 20 Feb 1920 Edith Morey was granted a divorce from Seldon Morey with the custody of minor child and an allowance for support money. Mr. Morey is permitted to visit the child on proper occasions.
  • 20 Feb 1920 Galdys Lucas was granted a divorce from Alonzo Lucas and the restoration of her maiden name, Gladys Thomas.
  • 20 Feb 1920 Anna Weischeit has been granted a divorce from Fred Weischeit and the restoration of her maiden name.
  • 20 Feb 1920 Cecil F. Kaylor has been granted a divorce from Bertha Kaylor.
  • 21 Feb 1920 A married life that lasted exactly one day is recorded in the divorce complaint of Merile W. Swinehart against Inez Swinehart, filed yesterday. The plaintiff sets out that they were married on November 5, 1919, and separated the following day and that the defendant has left town and refuses to live with him even though he has procured an apartment ready for her reception.
  • 21 Feb 1920 Thomas Paul Ayers is suing for a divorce from Haley Mary Ayers, alleging cruel treatment and demanding the custody of a minor child.
  • 21 Feb 1920 Madeline Elberson has been granted a divorce from Clem Elberson and the custody of two minor children with an allowance of $7 per week for their support.
  • 21 Feb 1920 Clara Houser has been granted a divorce from Orville Houser and has been given the custody of an infant son with an allowance of $5 per week for his support.
  • 21 Feb 1920 The divorce case of Fledia Bauermeister against Earnest Bauermeister has been dismissed by the plaintiff.
  • 21 Feb 1920 The statement yesterday that Cecil Kaylor had been granted a divorce from Bertha Kaylor was an error. The court's minutes show that the action has been dismissed.
  • 22 Feb 1920 Joseph Ruth has brought suit for divorce from Mary Ruth alleging cruel treatment. The complaint sets out that she called him names and said she didn't care for him.
  • 22 Feb 1920 That Sabre Firth doesn't regard her husband, Frank Firth, as a good provider is indicated in a divorce complaint which she filed yesterday. She alleges that after they had been married but a sort time her husband told her to get to work. Since then, she alleges, at no time has he worked continually and she has, on occasions, given him momey, bought him clothing and had his shoes fixed. It is made clear that the defendant didn't appreciate a generous wife as it is further alleged that he made threats to kill the plaintiff and one occasion chased her out of the house with a knife.
  • 22 Feb 1920 Blanche Boyd is suing Clarence Boyd for divorce alleging that he associated with immoral women and squandered his money on them, threating her requests for the necessities of life with contemptuous disregard.
  • 25 Feb 1920 Margaret Van Meter has filed action against Alfred B. Van Meter seeking divorce and support money. She alleges cruelty.
  • 25 Feb 1920 Vada R. Woehr is seeking a divorce from Andrew Woehr, alleging that the defendant deserted her without making provision for her support and thereafter caused the publication of a notice that he would not furnish credit for her. She seeks the custody of their minor child.
  • 25 Feb 1920 Elva Magner is seeking a divorce and the custody of a minor child in a complaint against Ray Magner. She charges cruelty and failure to provide.
  • 26 Feb 1920 The tale of two eggs, fried by Mrs. Dorman and eaten by David, her husband, proved to be the concluding evidence which turned the scales of justice in superior court yesterday when Judge William N. Ballou granted a divorce to Mrs. Dorman on her cross complaint and also granted the restoration of her maiden name, Margaret Smith. In her recital of her domestic woes Mrs. Dorman declared that her husband earned $110 per month, which he reserved for his personal expenditures, and that it became necessary for her to earn money to buy groceries, resting under her husband's emphatic disapproval if the weekly returns were not up to the standard he established. Among the eatables in the Dorman menage were some eggs donated by Mrs. Dorman's father. Eggs have long been classed as a luxury and mindful of this facr, Dorman the testimony brought out, chided his wife for using them too lavishly. Under his admonition, Mrs. Dorman related, she cooked only two of the eggs for their breakfast and he thereupon devoured both of them, declaring that he worked hard all day and needed sustaining food. "We have further evidence alson this line," Attorney A. E. Thomas representing Mrs. Dorman. "That's enought," said the court. "Judgement for the defendant." Mrs. Dorman's story of the lopsided dietary arrangement was heard by a number of interested attorneys and court attaches at noon yesterday.
  • 27 Feb 1920 Alleging that she taught their little son to swear and hadn't cooked a meal for him for hour months, John C. Wilt has brought suit for divorce from Ida Wilt. He asks for the custody of their child.
  • 27 Feb 1920 Dora Hallenbeck is seeking a divorce from Martin Byron Hellanbeck, alleging failure to provide.
  • 28 Feb 1920 Daisy Smith has filed suit for divorce from Edwin Smith alleging desertion.
  • 28 Feb 1920 Linda Murray is suing for a divorce from George Murray, alleging abandonment.
  • 28 Feb 1920 Delpha Hill is seeking a divorce from John S. Hill. She charges that the defendant swore at her, choked her and while she was away from home place a mortgage on her piano.
  • 28 Feb 1920 Irene Walk has been granted a divorce from Albert Walk.
  • 28 Feb 1920 Harry O. Falls has been granted a divorce from Clara Falls.
  • 28 Feb 1920 George W. Scherrer has been granted a divorce from Lottie S. Scheere. Mrs. Scherrer was awarded the custody of minor children.
  • 29 Feb 1920 In a cross complaint filed yesterday in the divorce proceedings of John Wilt against Ida Wilt, Mrs. Wilt declares that her husband, on occasion when his temper became ruffled he habitually filed suit for divorce and alleges that in the last two year he has filed such an action six different times, noe of the cases every coming to final hearing. In some farther allegations in which the plaintiff's personal reputation is badly singed Mrs. Wilt charges that her husband runs around with bad women and drinks too much. She asks money for the support of two children, as yet unborn, and asks an allowance for medical attention at her approaching accouchment.
  • 29 Feb 1920 Emma Murphy is suing for a divorce from William Murphy. She alleges cruel treatment.
  • 29 Feb 1920 Fern Lucas was granted a divorce from Everett Lucas and the restoration of her maiden name, Fern Coats.
  • 29 Feb 1920 The divorce case of Delpha Hill against John Hill has been dismissed.
  • 29 Feb 1920 Irene Webber has been granted a divorce from William Webber with the custody of a minor child and support money.

  • 02 Mar 1920 Emma Miller is seeking a divorce from Ray Miller on the ground of cruel treatment.
  • 02 Mar 1920 Julius Matmiller has filed suit for divorce from Wanda Matmiller alleging abandonment. He sets out that the defendant is a resident of Latz, Polian, and that in spite of the fact that he has written for her to come to him, she refuses and say that she doesn't want to live with him.
  • 02 Mar 1920 A long series of sensational charges are included in a cross complaint filed in the divorce proceedings of Anna B. Johnson against Gust E. Johnson. Mr. Johnson charges that his wife was cruel to their little boy and refused to permit him to go to church.
  • 02 Mar 1920 Accusation of adultery is contained in the cross compalint filed by the defendant in the action of Carl A. Ahlers against Matilda Ahlers for divorce.
  • 03 Mar 1920 Minnie Cook is seeking a divorce from Daniel Cook and her complait filed yesterday sets out that her husband called her names, abused her and ridicules and provokes her in spite of the fact the she has a nervous disposition. She asks the curtody of their two children and restraining order to enjoin him from visiting her home at 2036 Koch street.
  • 03 Mar 1920 Charging that he called her names, beat her and nagged her, Edith R. Anstrup has filed suit for divorce from Carl Henry Anstrup seeking the custody of their child and an allowance for its support.
  • 03 Mar 1920 Marie Brauhaus is seeking a divorce from Charles Branhaus alleging drunkenness.
  • 03 Mar 1920 Louise Hille has been granted a divorce from Henry Hille, the custody of their child with $5 per week for its support and $150 alimony.
  • 03 Mar 1920 An attachment has been issued for the defendant in the divorce suit of Ida F. Wilt against John C. Wilt and he is to appear in court on March 5. The case in question was filed in June, 1918.
  • 03 Mar 1920 Clara Ramack has been granted a divorce from Elmer F. Ramack and her maided name, Clara Volsong has been restored.
  • 04 Mar 1920 Robert F. Norris against Lillian G. Norris for divorce on the ground of cruel treatment and abandonment.
  • 04 Mar 1920 Carrie Manier is seeking a restraining order in her divorce suit against Norman Manier, alleging that her recently broke up $90 worth of furniture.
  • 04 Mar 1920 Elma Miller has dismissed her divorce suit against Ray Miller.
  • 04 Mar 1920 Kenneth Chambers has dismissed his divorce suit against Blanche Chambers.
  • 05 Mar 1920 Virginia Corbin was granted a divorce from Jesse R. Corbin and the restoration of her maiden name.
  • 05 Mar 1920 Rozella Croft was granted a divorce from Harrison Croft and the restoration of her maiden name, Rozella Lee.
  • 05 Mar 1920 Dan C. Gill was granted a divorce from Willia G. Gill.
  • 06 Mar 1920 Elsie Wilson yesterday began a suit for divorce from Fred Wilson with demand for $6,000 alimony, the custody of their children and an allowance for its support. She sets out that they were married on September 28, 1904, and that during January he informed her that he did not care for her and could no longer endure to live with her.
  • 06 Mar 1920 Judge Ballou yesterday found for the plaintiff in the divorce preceeding of John C. Applegate against Bertha Applegate. The plaintiff's maiden name, Bertha Kirchner was restored.
  • 07 Mar 1920 The matrimonial venture of William A. and M. Fern Fraine lasted just 19 days according to data found in a complaint for divorce which Mr. Fraine has filed. It is set out that they were married on February 9, 1920 and separated on February 28, 1920. Mr. Faine is seeking a decree on the ground of abandonment.
  • 09 Mar 1920 Elsie M. Beineke is seeking a divorce from William Beineke. She charges cruelty and is seeking the custody of their minor children.
  • 09 Mar 1920 Clarence W. Porter is seeking a divorce from Margaret L. Porter. He charges that she associated with women of bad reputation and that she has deprived him of the companionship of his children by placing them in her parents' home. He is seeking the custody of their two children, Mary and Winifred.
  • 09 Mar 1920 Elva Powell is seeking a divorce on the ground of cruelty.
  • 09 Mar 1920 Augusta Gossert is suing for divorce from Nicholas Gossert, alleging cruelty. She avers that they separated on March 2. She wishes to regain her maiden name, Augusta Conrad.
  • 09 Mar 1920 Loretta Hirschfelder is suing for divorce from Leroy Hirschfelder alleging desertion and failure to provide. She wants the custody of their minor child.
  • 09 Mar 1920 Charging that his wife refuses to keep house, swears and stays out late at night. Charles H. Miller is seeking a divorce from Lucile M. Miller.
  • 09 Mar 1920 Ralph Powlen was granted a divorce from Alta May Powlen in superior court.
  • 09 Mar 1920 Bertha Harper was granted a divorce from Chauncey Harper in superior court.
  • 10 Mar 1920 Earl E. Richey is seeking a divorce from Mabel Richey charging cruelty. He asks the custody of their children and a restraining order to prevent the defendant from visiting his home at 1916 Smith street or in any way interfering with the children.
  • 10 Mar 1920 Bessie N. Ridenon was divorced from Frank M. Ridenon and her maiden name, Bessie Babcock was restored.
  • 10 Mar 1920 Edith Spangle was granted a divorce from Albert M. Spangle and was given the custody of their three minor children with a support allowance of $10 per week.
  • 12 Mar 1920 Matilda Carter has filed suit against Jack Carter, seeking separation from bed and board for a period of one year. She alleges that he struck her, blacking her eye, made false accusations against her and told her to leave him.
  • 12 Mar 1920 Olive Weibel is suing for a divorce from William Weibel. She charges cruelty. They were married in 1900, according to the compalint. The plaintiff is also seeking the custody of their children and an allowance.
  • 12 Mar 1920 A petition to have a marriage, performed on January 31, set aside was filed yesterday by Jason Underwood, naming Marna Underwood as defendant. The plaintiff bases his demand on the allegation that the marriage was fraudulently procured througth false representations by the defendant as to her morality and previous manner of living. The plaintiff sets out that after being questioned the defendant admitted to him that she has led an immoral life prior to metting him.
  • 12 Mar 1920 The divorce action of Frank J. Belchin against Ida Belchin was dismissed in superior court yesterday.
  • 13 Mar 1920 Opel Beckman has filed a cross complaint in the divorce proceedings instituted by her husband. She charges cruelty and avers that for several days prior to their separation her husband refused to give her money to buy food.
  • 14 Mar 1920 Demand for $5,000 alimony is contained in a sensational divorce complaint filed yesterday by Ina Holloway Leips against Edwin C. Leips. The complaint makes a number of charges including curelty and immoral relations with other women. It is also charged that the defendant used $600 worth of bonds belonging to the plaintiff and is indebted to her by reason thereof. In addition to the alimony Mrs. Leips is asking a temporary support order for $25 per week, the custody of their child with a permanent order for support money and a restraining order to prevent the defendant from visiting her home at 445 West Pontiac street.
  • 14 Mar 1920 Edna Holmes is seeking divorce from Walter E. Holmes on grounds of desertion and failure to provide. The plaintiff is seeking the restoration of her maiden name, Edna Saxson.
  • 14 Mar 1920 Curtis Brown is seeking a divorce from Ida Brown, alleging that she associated with other men.
  • 16 Mar 1920 Missouri Basey is seeking a divorce from Alonzo Basey on the grounds of abandonment and failure to provide. She alleges separation in 1914.
  • 17 Mar 1920 A perfect community of thought exists between Harold and Blanche Grant concerning their littler filer into the field of married life. They are absolutely in accord in their disgust and that fact is evidence by two divorce suits filed yesterday, in which each party names the other as defendant. Mrs. Grant filed suit charging cruel treatment. Mr. Grant has filed suit charging infidelity.
  • 17 Mar 1920 Anna Holden has filed suit for divorce from Arian Holden alleging failure to provide. She sets out that one second-hand skirt and on second-hand pair of shoes are total contributions to her wardrobe made by the defendannt during their life together. She asks for $1,000 alimony.
  • 17 Mar 1920 Tennis Plummer is seeking a divorce from Wayne Plummer, and in the complaint it alleges that the defendant stayed away all night and associated with bad companions.
  • 17 Mar 1920 Alleging that their marriage license was secured through false representations by the defendant's brother, Arvilla Willig is suing for a divorce from John Willig.
  • 17 Mar 1920 William Beineke casts some strong aspersions on his wife's washing in a cross complaint filed yesterday in their divorce petition. He says that she washed only once in four weeks and on these occasions failed to iron the clothes. Also, the daily menu at his home doesn't match up with his ideals as on some occasions the principal dish, he avers, was nothing at all.
  • 17 Mar 1920 Gladys Rondot was granted a divorce from William Rondot and the custody of minor children.
  • 18 Mar 1920 Harry C. Weaver against Esther Weaver, for divorce, on ground of cruelty.
  • 18 Mar 1920 Wilbur S. Welsch has been granted a divorce from Blanche Welsch.
  • 19 Mar 1920 Fred J. Fox was granted a divorce from Gertrude Frances Fox when the defendant filed a personal appearance giving assent to the granting of the divorce and asking for the restoration of her maiden name, Gertrude Frances Breading, which was granted.
  • 19 Mar 1920 Helen R. Hetrick was granted a divorce from George W. Hetrick with the provision that he is not to marry for two years.
  • 20 Mar 1920 Charging that the defendant smoked cigarettes and associated with persons of loose morals, Harold Bishop is seeking divorce from Irene Bishop. They were married, the complaint sets out, on June 10, 1919, and separated on March 11, 1920. Mr. Bishop avers that he started suit for divorce on December 2, 1919, and dismissed it upon the promise of the defendant to do better.
  • 20 Mar 1920 James L. Lanning is suing for a divorce from Clara V. Lanning. He alleges that she continurally found fault, nagged, called nasty names and refused to cook and perform the household duties.
  • 21 Mar 1920 Ethel R. Forster is seeking a divorce from Edward W. Forster, alleging failure to provide. She asserts that they separated on June 15, 1917.
  • 21 Mar 1920 Blondena Day, who married Orvil Day on the second of last month, is seeking a divorce from her new husband alleging that he nagged her, failed to provide for her and corresponded with strange women.
  • 21 Mar 1920 A new chapter was written yesterday in the career of Norman Manier, who for his penchant for breaking up the furniture, etc., has received more or less mention in the public prints, when his wife, Cora was granted a divorce in the superior court.
  • 23 Mar 1920 Goldie May Ruhl is seeking a divorce from Lloyd D. Ruhl on the ground of cruelty. She charges that he called her names, hit her and committed some specific indiscretions at Garrett, Ind. She says also that she was obliged to appeal to her relatives for assistance in procuring the necessities of life.
  • 23 Mar 1920 Herbert R. Lock is seeking a divorce from Lucille B. Lock charging cruelty.
  • 23 Mar 1920 John Weideman is seeking a divorce from Mary Weidemann. He charges cruelty and sets out the when he secured work at South Bend and moved there that she refused to accompany him.
  • 24 Mar 1920 Nora McClellan is seeking a divorce from John McClellan, alleging that he threatened to kill her and failed to provide for her properly.
  • 24 Mar 1920 Eloise M. Frederick is seeking a divorce from Orange C. Frederick, alleging that he abandoned her and failed to make provision for her support.
  • 24 Mar 1920 Clarence W. Pattee was severed from Pearl M. Pattee in superior court yesterday. Clarence was instructed not to remarry for two years.
  • 24 Mar 1920 Glenn Scarberry was divorced from Gertrude Scarberry in superior court yesterday. Glenn was instructed not to remarry for two years.
  • 24 Mar 1920 Ross Lee against Helen Lee, the court found for the defendant and refused the decree of divorce.
  • 25 Mar 1920 Opal Iva Lloyd is seeking a divorce from Harry Glenn Lloyd charging him with cruelty and infidelity to marriage vows.
  • 25 Mar 1920 Edith Warnick is seeking separation from Lawrence Warnick in a sensational complaint filed yesterday. She charges adultery and cruelty. She asks the custody of their children, $3,000 alimony and an allowance of $20.00 per week for the support of their children. The plaintiff is a member of a prominent Whitley county family.
  • 25 Mar 1920 In a cross complaint filed in the divorce case of James L. Lanning against Clara V. Lanning, Mrs. Lanning sets out that she got her husband out of the penal farm, where he was serving a sentence for non-support but that his promise to do better was short lived and that his neglect was carried to such a point that she was obliged to go about in the dead of winter dressed in thin, incufficient clothing and in ragged and torn shoes and that neighbors, although of scant means, took pity on her and assisted her in obtaining shoes.
  • 25 Mar 1920 Rose Carpenter was granted a divorce from James F. Carpenter and gets back her maiden name, Rose Gibson.
  • 25 Mar 1920 Dorothy Sellers was granted a divorce from Charles N. Sellers with the custody of their two children and an order fro $30 per month for their support.
  • 25 Mar 1920 Harrison Skelton was granted a divorce from Mary Louise Skelton.
  • 26 Mar 1920 Alleging that her husband compelled her to send one of her children by a former marriage away from home Ida Tilbury is seeking a limited divorce for five years from Charles Tilbury with an allowance of $40 per month for the support of minor children.
  • 26 Mar 1920 Emma South is seeking a divorce from Alva South alleging cruelty and failure to provide.
  • 26 Mar 1920 The divorce case which Blanche Grant filed against Harold Grant and the petition which Harold Grant filed naming Blanche as a defendant have both been dismissed.
  • 27 Mar 1920 Mary E. Lyman is seeking a divorce from Francis E. Lyman, setting out that the defendant admits that he "runs around" and will continure to do so. She also says that he curses her and stays out late.
  • 27 Mar 1920 Myra I. Warcup is seeking a divorce from George A. Warcut alleging failure to provide. They were married in 1894 according to the complaint.
  • 27 Mar 1920 Amelia R. Boschet charges that John Ol Boschet made her afraid by keeping a loaded gun in the house and frequently gave away to terrible fits of temper in a divorce complaint filed yesterday. She asks for alimony in the sum of $1,000.
  • 27 Mar 1920 The divorce case of Oliver J. Boldt against Christine Boldt is on trial in the superior court and the hearing wil probably be concluded this morning. Evidence of an exceddingly nasty character and attracted the usual coterie of spectators of both sexes, who are always to be found in court when a sensational divorce trial is in progress.
  • 28 Mar 1920 Bernice Peuriquey was yesterday granted a divorce from Roy Peuriquey and gets back her maiden name, Bernice Sherburn.
  • 30 Mar 1920 Janie M. Kocks is seeking a divorce from Edward F. Kocks alleging cruelty and seeking the custody of minor children.
  • 30 Mar 1920 Charging that her husband has forced her to leave him through his action in staying away from home evenings and continually playing cards for money, Mary C. Willoughby has filed suit for divorce from Harley G. Willoughby. She seeks the custody of their child.
  • 30 Mar 1920 Thirty six years in double harness are too much for Edwin H. Firth according to a petition for divorce which he has filed against Margaret A. Firth. He charges that she called him names, threw things and refused to cook for him. They wer married in 1884.
  • 30 Mar 1920 Another double header divorce case was started in the superior court yesterday when Ada L. Hey and Floyd A. Hey filed suit for divorce within thirty minutes of each other. Mrs. Hey alleges that her husband falsely accused her and got their children to Fort Wayne and is keeping them at the home of his parents after one had arranged that they might be cared for a a Huntington county farm home. Mr. Hey alleges that his wife deserted him. He asks for the children.
  • 30 Mar 1920 In the divorce case of Harriet Rekers proof of service on the defendant at Easthaven asylum at Richmond was filed.
  • 30 Mar 1920 Bernice Dorna was granted a divorce from Emmett Doran with the custody of two children and an allowance of $10 per week for their support.
  • 30 Mar 1920 Fred E. Poyser was granted a divorce from Effie Poyser.
  • 31 Mar 1920 The divorce petition of Caroline Zuber against Hugo Zuber was dismissed at the plaintiff's cost.
  • 31 Mar 1920 In the divorce proceedings of Anna V. Johnston against Gustave E. Johnson, the plaintiff was ordered to return the minor child of the couple to Allen county within five days.
  • 31 Mar 1920 Henry Frosch was granted a divorce from Katherine Frosch. The custody of the children goes to the defendant and the plaintiff is ordered to support them.
  • 31 Mar 1920 Henry W. Ozaki was granted a divorce from Ivy Ozaki on his cross complaint.

  • 01 Apr 1920 Mildred Rudesell was granted a divorce from Guy Rudesell.
  • 01 Apr 1920 Ida Patty was granted a divorce from Thomas Patty with the custody of a minor child and an allowance of $16 per month.
  • 01 Apr 1920 M. Monroe McPhail was divorced from Mabel C. McPhail.
  • 01 Apr 1920 Thomas F. March was given a divorce from Sophia March and the custody of their two children. Mrs. March was given the household good in lieu of alimony.
  • 02 Apr 1920 A supplementary complaint has been filed in the divorce proceedings of Nellie Wilcoxsin, against Harry Wilcoxsin in which the plaintiff sets out that after a partial reconciliation had been effected, and she want back to live with the defendant, he threw a dresser drawer at her. She seeks a restraining order to prevent his visiting her at the home of her parents at 419 West Ohio street, Bluffton, Ind.
  • 02 Apr 1920 The divorce case of Ira H. Leips against Edward C. Leips, has been dismissed in the superior court.
  • 03 Apr 1920 Martha J. Cannon is seeking a divorce from John T. Cannon, alleging that the defendant drinks habitually, keeps bad company and leaves her alone nights at their home. When she remonstrated against this lace of her husband's society, the complaint sets out, the defendant informed her that she stayed alone before their marriage and could continure to do so.
  • 03 Apr 1920 Leo Vitantonio has begun action for a divorce from Lavell Vitantonio. Adultery is charged as ground for divorce.
  • 03 Apr 1920 Judge Ballou yesterday handed down a decision in the Boldt divorce auit which occupied several days of the court's time this week and last. The divorce is granted to the plaintiff, Oliver J. Boldt, and the defendant, Christine Boldt, is awarded the custody of the children and $300 alimony on her cross-complaint.
  • 03 Apr 1920 Judge Vallou granted a divorce to Blanch Brandenberger from Arthur Brandenberger, and restored her maiden name, Blanch Dennis.
  • 03 Apr 1920 Nellie C. Meyer was divorced from Bernard C. Meyer with the custody of their child, and an allowance of $5 per week. A divorce petition filed by Mrs. Meyer some time ago was dismissed and the decree was granted on the second petition, which she had filed more recently.
  • 03 Apr 1920 A prolonged hearing was had in the divorce case of Ralph Vauris against Clara Vauris, and Judge Wood ordered that the children should be placed in the custody of the board of children's guardians and that the father should pay $25 per month towards their support.
  • 04 Apr 1920 Nellie Webster is seeking a divorce from Charles Albert Webster and charges that he abused her and the children of a former marriage and failed to provide for her. She asks the custody of their two children, alimony in the sum of $200 and an allowance of $15 per week.
  • 04 Apr 1920 Daisy M. Hall is suing for a divorce from Ralph H. Hall alleging failure to provide and abandonment.
  • 04 Apr 1920 Wayne Plummer has filed a cross-complaint to the divorce petition of Tennis Plummer in which she charges cruel treatment, abuse and association with improper companions. She sets out that her husband uses a fictitious name, his real name being Tonnie L. Baugh. She asks for a restraining order to prevent him visiting her at 53 Portage aveune and allimony in the sum of $500.
  • 04 Apr 1920 The statement that the divorce decree was awarded to the plaintiff in the case of Oliver Boldt against Christine Boldt was in error. The decree was awarded Mrs. Boldt on her cross compliant.
  • 04 Apr 1920 The divorce proceedings of Myrta Bell against Elisha Bell were dismissed.
  • 04 Apr 1920 Georgiana Shaw was granted a divorce from Ward Shaw with the custody of their two children and an allowance of $40 per month.
  • 06 Apr 1920 In a suit for divorce file in the superior court by James F. Zehender against Hazel Zehender, the plaintiff charges statutory offense.
  • 07 Apr 1920 Harla R. Lindemuth has brought suit against Clara Gorrell Lindemuth. The recited that she refused to keep house for him and that she finally persuaded him to take her to her mother's home while they were occupying a farm near Antwerp, Ohio. During his absence from their home, he declares, she returned with some of her relatives and carried off all of their perisonal property except one bed, with scant bed clothing and thirteen chicken.
  • 07 Apr 1920 Writs of ejectment as contributions to matrimonial infelicity have a prominent part in the divorce petition of Florence S. Trammer against Home O. Trammer filed yesterday. She asserts that due to her husband's failure to provide properly their home was moved many times. She also sets out that she inherited a sum of money from her grandfather's estate and that the defendant represented that he would use it to purchase a home and instead, after getting possession of the cash, bought a team of horses. She wants a restraining order fro her protection, the custody of their four children and $1,000 alimony.
  • 07 Apr 1920 Florence Hofheinz is seeking a divorce from Henry C. Hofheinz, charging that her husband subjected her to physical violence, urged her to get a divorce and held his marriage vows very lightly. She wants alimony in the sum of $2,000, the custody of their adopted son and a restraining order to keep the defendant away from her home at Lafayette street.
  • 07 Apr 1920 Matilda Morris is suing for a divorce from William A. Morris, charging desertion and failure to provide.
  • 07 Apr 1920 Elma Miller alleges that Clifford R. Miller indulges in intoxication, adultery and profanity in a divorce complainnt filed yesterday. She demands $2,000 alimony.
  • 07 Apr 1920 James D. Ferman is suing for a divorce from Minerva Forman, charging desertion.
  • 07 Apr 1920 Arthur Anderson finds considerable fault with Matilda, his wife, in a divorce complaint filed yesterday. He says that the defendant beat him, cussed him, called him names and ordered him out of the house.
  • 07 Apr 1920 Judge Ballou found for the plaintiff in the divorce action of Walter Dickens against Eula Dickens.
  • 07 Apr 1920 Lawrence Schuster was granted a divorce from Mary Schuster.
  • 08 Apr 1920 Charlotte Vaughn has filed for divorce from Harry Vaughn, charging cruelty and failure to provide and demanding the custody of minor child.
  • 08 Apr 1920 Ida Stiver was granted a divorce from Lewis J. Stiver in superior court yesterday.
  • 09 Apr 1920 In a cross-complaint filed yesterday in the divorce complaint of Frank J. Belchin against Ida Belchin, Mrs. Belchin is demanding an award of $5,000 alimony. She asks for a decree of divorce in her favor on the ground that the plaintiff has threatened her, cursed her and driven her away from home. She sets out in her claim for alimony that her husband is, possessor of $20,000 worth of real estate and $2,000 worth of personal property.
  • 09 Apr 1920 Helen Gilchrist is seeking a divorce from Eugene Gilchrist alleging failure to provide and infidelity to marriage vows. She charges that her husband has provided her with $2 in four months.
  • 09 Apr 1920 Goldie F. Culver has been granted a divorce from Glen Culver with the custody of their four-year-old son, and an allowance of $20 per month for his support. The decree was entered at the plaintiff's cost, and she is restrained from remarrying for two years.
  • 10 Apr 1920 Cecile Hall has filed suit for divorce against Carry D. Hall. She alleges failure to provide and seeks the restoration of her maiden name, Cecile Baker.
  • 10 Apr 1920 William Mettert is suing for a divorce from Nora Mettert, charging that she has been unfaithful to her marriage vows.
  • 11 Apr 1920 Jacob N. Reese has filed a petition for divorce from Effie Reese setting forth that they were married in 1896 and separated last January. Mr. Reese alleges that his wife nagged him, cursed him and threw things at him.
  • 11 Apr 1920 Hubert J. Keenan is suing for a divorce from Mary C. Keenan. He asserts that she abused him, called him name and voiced false accusations before his brothers and sisters and that her actions made it necessary for him to resign several positions at hotels and seek other employment. He asks the custody of their children, setting forth that he can provide a home for them with his mother.
  • 11 Apr 1920 Florence Gegenheimer is suing for a divorce from Arthur Glenn Gegenheimer. She charges desertion and seeks the custody of a minor child and $25 per month for its support.
  • 11 Apr 1920 Henrietta Hogan is seeking a divorce from Emile Hogan on the ground of cruelty.
  • 11 Apr 1920 L. A. Todd sat as special judge to hear the divorce case of Theodore Hoffman against Catherine Hoffman. A divorce was granted to the plaintiff at his own costs and the defendant's maiden name was restored.
  • 11 Apr 1920 In a cross complaint filed yesterday Opal Irene Braddock admits a week and a day of married life with Otto George Braddock, who has filed suit against her. She declares that they were married in June, 1918, and that they lived together a week after which her husband went east to work in a ship yard. They spent one day together in September, she avers, since that time has not seen her husband.
  • 13 Apr 1920 Charging that his wife cursed him and falsely accused him of bigamy and other offenses, Vangel Tsetse is suing for a divorce from Jennie Tsetse.
  • 13 Apr 1920 Henry Bottoms was granted a divorce from Sallie Bottoms with the provision that he shall not remarry for two years.
  • 13 Apr 1920 The divorce case of Anna V. Johnson against Gustave E. Johnson has been settled and dismissed.
  • 14 Apr 1920 In her divorce complaint filed yesterday, Sarah Gillespie charges William Gillespie with failure to provide, cruelty and desertion. She also seeks the custody of their child.
  • 14 Apr 1920 The divorce case of Robert F. Norris against Lillian Norris has been dismissed.
  • 14 Apr 1920 Lillie Salyer was granted a divorce from Garland G. Salyer and the restoration of her maiden name, Lillie Krotz.
  • 14 Apr 1920 Maggie Rupert was granted a divorce from Julius Rupert with the custody of their child and an allowence of $4 per week for its support.
  • 15 Apr 1920 Joseph J. Cranston yesterday filed suit for divorce from Margaret Cranston. He sets out that they were married March 28, 1920, and that since that time the defendant has abused him, called him name and had him arrested. He avers that the defendant to whom he was married one before got a divorce from him while he was in the army.
  • 16 Apr 1920 Judge David E. Smith, sitting as special judge in the superior court yesterday, granted a divorce to Marion Koeppel from Emil Koeppel. The finding included the award of $1,000 alimony, the award of the custody of the child to the morthe and an allowance of $5 per week for its support.
  • 16 Apr 1920 Camille M. Redard was yesterday granted a divorce from Jean U. Redard in superior court.
  • 17 Apr 1920 Rilla Roberts is seeking a divorce from William M. Roberts, alleging that for four years he failed to provide for herself and their child and associated with immoral women. She asks the custofy of their child and an allowance of $10 a week.
  • 18 Apr 1920 Ruth E. Alter is seeking a divorce from George Alter on the ground of cruel treatment and asks a restraining order to prevent the defendant from visiting her home at 1322 Horace street.
  • 18 Apr 1920 Harriet Rekers was granted a divorce from Charles Rekers by Judge Ballou in superior court yesterday.
  • 20 Apr 1920 Adaline Harp is seeking a divorce from Lewis Harp. She charges that her husband broke up the furniture in fits of temper.
  • 20 Apr 1920 Roy Bentz is seeking a divorce from Elsie Benta and charges the defendant deserted him twice, carried on a correspondence with a former admirer residing in Grand Rapdis and aserted on several occasions that she no longer cared for him.
  • 21 Apr 1920 Blanche Loraine has filed suit for divorce against Lester Loraine alleging that the defendant cursed her, falsely accused her and beat her.
  • 21 Apr 1920 Grover G. Long is suing for a divorce from Cleveland Long charging abuse and desertion. According to the complaint their married life extended only from August 7, 1919, until March 1, 1920.
  • 21 Apr 1920 Paul W. Kenline is sueing Mabel Kenline for a divorce on the ground of desertion.
  • 21 Apr 1920 Hazel M. Geake has been granted a divorce from Thomas Geake, custody of children and an allowance of $15 per week for their support.
  • 21 Apr 1920 Mathilda Ahlers was granted a divorce on her cross complaint.
  • 21 Apr 1920 The divorce case of Earl E. Richey against Mabel Richey has been dismissed.
  • 21 Apr 1920 The divorce case of James F. Zehendner against Hazel May Zehender has been dismissed.
  • 21 Apr 1920 The divorce case of Ida Tilbury against Charles Tilbury has been dismissed.
  • 22 Apr 1920 Otto Engel charges that his wife, Clara led a very unconventional life during his four years before the mast as a sailor in the United States navy. In a divorce complaint filed yesterday, he charges that during the time he was in service he maintained a home for his wife and their child at Kewanna, Ind., and that during his absence she committed the crime of adultery. He further charges that when he returned home unexpectedly at five o'clock in the morning he found the defendant engaged in a drunken brawl in company with a man and other companions. When he protested, he avers, she took their child and left, and he has not since been able to locate her. He also charges that she had a number of other men's photographs in her possession.
  • 22 Apr 1920 Jennie Kromm is seeking a divorce from Kenneth Kromm on the ground of cruelty. She asks a restraining order to prevent him from visiting her home, 2122 Olive street.
  • 22 Apr 1920 In a cross complaint filed yesterday Eddie Blanks charges that Melissa Blanks has an uncontrolable propensity for throwing alarm clocks and other missiles and that she stays out late nights. He asks the custody of their children.
  • 22 Apr 1920 Audrey Pauline Smith was granted a divorce from Lawrence W. Smith in superior court.
  • 22 Apr 1920 Mary E. Koontz was granted a divorce from Irvin P. Koontz with the restoration of her maiden name, Mary E. Wenner.
  • 23 Apr 1920 Arabelle M. Price was awarded a divorce from Charles A. Price yesterday with the custody of two children and an allowance of $8 per week for their support.
  • 23 Apr 1920 John W. Cooper was granted a divorce from Zelma Cooper.
  • 23 Apr 1920 Hattie Everett was granted a divorce from Eliver Everett by Judge Wood yesterday in circuit court.
  • 24 Apr 1920 A demand for alimony in the sum of $3,000 is contained in the divorce complaint of Ruth E. Moss against George W. Moss. She asserts that the defendant curses herself and their children and refuses to make proper provision for their support. In addition to the alimony Mrs. Moss seeks the custody of their children and na allowance. They live in Leo.
  • 24 Apr 1920 Oscar Rogen charges that his wife deserted him in May 1912, for an affinity, in a divorce complaint filed further asserts that he has been informed that she is living in Louisville with the man for whom she left her husband.
  • 24 Apr 1920 That she cursed him, scolded him and threatened him, wouldn't cook for him and refused to care for his clothing..are the allegation in a complaint for divorce which Charles W. Lawhead has filed against Catherine Lawhead.
  • 25 Apr 1920 Willard M. Hull was granted a divorce from Arlene Hull with the custody of their child, with the provision that he should not marry for two year.
  • 25 Apr 1920 Rose Kline was awarded a divorce from Chester W. Kline, with the costs taxed against the defendant. She was also given the custody of their child and an allowance of $5 per week.
  • 25 Apr 1920 Malissa Blanks got a divorce from Eddie Blanks with the custody of their two children and a $6 weekly allowance. In lieu of alimony the plaintiff is to receive the household furniture with the exception of a piano, which is to be the property of thier four-year-old daughter.
  • 25 Apr 1920 Thomas Paul Ayers was divorced from Halcy Mary Ayers and given the custody of their child with the provision that the defendant may have the child with her at intervals, provided she does not remove it from the county.
  • 27 Apr 1920 Isaac Strebig charges abandonment in a divorce complaint filed yesterday against Ethel Stebig.
  • 27 Apr 1920 Frances Julian is seeking a divorce from James W. Julian. The complaint recites that they were married on June 30, 1919, and separated on the same day. She asks for $500 alimony.
  • 27 Apr 1920 Ethel M. Jacob was granted a divorce from Arthur C. Jacob.
  • 27 Apr 1920 Nora Toor was awarded a divorce from John Toor and gets back her maiden name, Nora Meredith.
  • 28 Apr 1920 Jacob R. Allen, in a complaint for divorce from Mertle Allen, alleges that his wife falsely accused him, possesses a violent temper, is jealous and is addicted to the use of drugs, indulging in unbecoming behavior while under their influence.
  • 28 Apr 1920 Bertha Croft is suing for a divorce from Joseph Croft, alleging failure to provide and desertion.
  • 28 Apr 1920 Chloe Kreigh received a decree of divorce from Forrest Kreigh in circuit court yesterday.
  • 28 Apr 1920 The divorce case of Florence Hofheinz against Henry C. Hofheinz has been dismissed in superior court.
  • 29 Apr 1920 Catherine Kyler yesterday filed a suit for divorce from Chester A. Kyler in which she charges that her husband beat her, struck her, swore at her, compelled her to work to help support their household and finally deserted her.
  • 29 Apr 1920 Linda Murray was granted a divorce from Georg Murray with the restoration of her maiden name, Linda Winkleman.
  • 30 Apr 1920 Everetta Beaver charges that Harry Beaver cursed her and swore at her and made false accusations against her.
  • 30 Apr 1920 A war romance was short lived in the case of Wendell H. Spencer and Jessie C. Spencer and the details of flitting of love's young dream is recorded in a divorce complaint of Mr. Spencer. He recites that he married Mrs. Spencer in Washington in September, 1918, while he wore the Khaki and she wore the nurse's blue. Their married life came to an end, or really failed to begin, when she refused to come to make her home with him after his discharge from the service.

  • 01 May 1920 Marie L. Welch is suing for a divorce from George H. Welch, alleging cruel treatment and failure to provide.
  • 01 May 1920 John Armstrong is suing for a divorce from Merle Armstrong, charging that she neglects their child, constantly vistis public dances and picture shows to the neglect of her household duties, goes automobile riding with strange men at night and told him that he was from the back woods.
  • 01 May 1920 Kenny Barrett has filed suit fo divorce from Mabel Barrett charging desertion.
  • 01 May 1920 Caroline A. Taylor wants a divorce from Cecil A. Taylor and charges in a divorce complaint that he struck her and beat her. She asks the custody of their child and an allowance of $15 per week.
  • 01 May 1920 Opal Braddock has been granted a divorce from Otto G. Braddock on her cross complaint, together with the restoration of her maiden name, Opal Tenant, and alimony in the sum of $500.
  • 02 May 1920 Basil L. Woods has begun action for a divorce from Emma Woods, charging that the defendant nagged him, called him names and was seen in public with other men.
  • 04 May 1920 Claiming that her money was used to set her husband up in business and that while they ran a saloon, before the town went dry, she took her turn with her husband behind the bar, Mrs. Mattie Barrick is suing for a divorce and $5,000 alimony from Warden Barrcik. She asserts that he is a habitual drunkard and has bestowed abuse and curses on her with great liberality. She also wants the return of her maiden name, Mattie Corn.
  • 04 May 1920 Harrison Miller charges that Mary Ruth Miller was dissatisfied with the position in life which he was able to furnish her and that her dissatisfaction led her into reckless expenditures and that she constantly scolded and nagged him.
  • 04 May 1920 Judge Ballou found for the plaintiff in the divorce case of Arthur F. Koons against Irene May Koons yesterday afternoon.
  • 05 May 1920 Georgia E. Creson has filed suit for divorce from Ollie E. Creson. She alleges that they were married on August 2, 1919, at Kokomo, and separated the same day, her husband representing to her that he would go to Chicago to secure a place for them to live. She alleges further that he was joined at Chicago by a Kokomo lady and that they have lived together as man and wife at Chicago, Devils Lake, N.D. and Spokane, Wash. They call themselves Mr. and Mrs. Thompson, she avers. Mrs. Creson wants her maiden name, Siagle restored.
  • 05 May 1920 Agnes LaRue is seeking a divorce from Wilbur LaRue, charging that he cursed her, struck her and served a sentence at the Indiana State Penal farm. She asks the custody of their child.
  • 05 May 1920 Hazel Smith filed suit against Claude A. Smith. She alleges that he called her names and ordered her out of the house when in the grip of violent fits of temper. She asks the custody of their child.
  • 05 May 1920 James Leedy wants a divorce from Helen Leedy and charges that she deserted him on three occasions, leaving him the last time on March 19, with only a note to inform him that she was gone for good. He asserts that her departures were always preceded by periods of moodiness and extravagance, and that she used the money for her household expenses to adorn her person. On every occasion when she went away, he declares, she left an accumulation of unpaid bills behind.
  • 05 May 1920 Ralph Bayless was granted a divorce from Frances Bayless in suerior court yesterday with an order from the court not to marry for two years.
  • 06 May 1920 Edward Dixson has filed an action for divorce from Rebecca Dixson. He sets out that they were married in March, 1888 and separated in March, 1917 and that the present whereabouts of his wife is unknown to him.
  • 06 May 1920 Rose A. Reichelderfer was granted a divorce from William F. Reichelderfer.
  • 07 May 1920 A suit to annul a marriage on the ground that the bride was married under a fictitious name was filed yesterday against Cora Gillespie. The complaint alleges that they were married on September 22, 1919, and that the bride represented that her name was Cora Skinner. The couple have indicated that they wil be immediately remarried when the annulment proceedings are completed.
  • 07 May 1920 Johnson Ingersoll is suing for a divorce from Evelyn Ingersoll. He charges that his wife took their child and came to the home of her mother, in this city and refused to return to live with him.
  • 07 May 1920 Anna Vergen is suing for a divorce from Amelius Vergen, charging that he abused her and constantly quarreled with her.
  • 07 May 1920 Marie R. Saal wants a divorce from Joseph H. Saal, alleging that he failed to provide for her and that she was complelled to go to work among strangers in order to make a living.
  • 07 May 1920 Frank H. Hickman was yesterday granted a divorce from Donna L. Hickman with the custody of a minor child.
  • 08 May 1920 Helen Miracle wants a divorce from Charles Miracle and charges that he cursed her and compelled her to work to support herself.
  • 08 May 1920 Goldie Herring is seeking a divorce from William C. Herring on the ground of cruel treatment.
  • 08 May 1920 Helen Lee alleges many things against Ross Lee in a divorce petition filed yesterday. She declares that he called her names, quarreled with her, refused to speck with her, made false accusations which greatly annoyed and humiliated her and forced her to work to provide for herself in spite of the fact that she was weak and ill. She wants the custody of their child, an allowance of $12 per week and alimony in the sum of $500.
  • 08 May 1920 Dora Hollenbeck has been granted a divorce from Martin Hollenbeck with the custody of their children and an allowance of $15 per week.
  • 08 May 1920 The weekly allowance in the divorce proceedings of John Wiedemann against Mary Wiedemann has been increased from $5 to $6 per week.
  • 08 May 1920 Barbara Hensler has been granted a divorce from Henry Hensler.
  • 09 May 1920 Lillian G. Norris has filed suit for divorce from Robert F. Norris and alleges as grounds for their separation that the defendant abused her, swore at her, chocked her and forced her to leave home.
  • 09 May 1920 Too many relatives-in-law wrecked the marital barque of Winona and Robert Flack according to a divorce complaint filed yesterday by Mrs. Flack. She declares that her husband traveled as a picture man and that she was unable to persuade him to settle down and make his home in one place. She alleges abuse and annoyance at the hands of her husband's relatives and alleges that they made life unbearable for her.
  • 11 May 1920 Merl Armstrong has filed a cross complaint to the divorce petition of her husband in which she charges that her husband choked her, threatened to kill her and refused to go to social functions in her company. She enters special denial of Mr. Armstrong's allegation that she does not bestow proper care on their child.
  • 11 May 1920 August Gossert has been granted a divorce from Nicholas Gossert.
  • 12 May 1920 Mort M. Brown has begun suit for divorce from Jenny F. Brown alleging a statutory offense. He sets out that they separated on May 5, 1920 after discovery on his part, of details of the defendant's alleged misconduct. He seeks the custody of their child.
  • 12 May 1920 Matilda Anderson has filed a cross complaint for the divorce petition of Arthur Anderson. She charges that her husband drank heavily and abused her.
  • 13 May 1920 Joseph Kaplan charges that Rose Kaplan has fits of temper when she yells so loud that the neighbors think he is abusing her. The recital of this fefent in the disposition of his helpmate is contained in a divorce petition filed yesterday. He charges that she neglects him and their children and that the burden of housekeeping rests on him for extended periods. He offers to make what ever provision for the support of their children that the court deems necessary.
  • 13 May 1920 The divorce action of Clara West against Benjamin West, has been dismissed.
  • 14 May 1920 Mary A. Kromm is seeking a divorce from George Kromm alleging cruelty and failure to provide.
  • 14 May 1920 Ethel Harpster is seeking her freedom from Ewing D. Harpster alleging that he associated with other women.
  • 14 May 1920 Ellen Benefiel is seeking a divorce from Obie Benefiel and charges that her husband called her naughty names.
  • 14 May 1920 Beatrice Drage is seeking a divorce from Harry Drage.
  • 15 May 1920 Demand for $40,000 alimony is contained in the cross complaint filed yesterday in the divorce suit of Joseph Kaplan against Rose Kaplan. Mrs. Kaplan seeks a restraining order to prevent her husband from placing his property beyond the reach of the local courts and an injunction is prayed against every bank in Fort Wayne against paying out the funds in question. Mr. Kaplan charged that his wife in fits of temper yelled so loud that the neighbors were disturbed and in her answer Mrs. Kaplan sets out that Mr. Kaplan heat her until the noise was heard by the neighbors. She also charges that he cursed her before their children and was cuilty of violation of the marriage vows.
  • 15 May 1920 Bessie Nash is suing for a divorce from James Nash, alleging failure to provide.
  • 16 May 1920 Judge Ballou yesterday granted a divorce to Ardella Russell from George Russell.
  • 18 May 1920 Essie A. Keyser is seeking a divorce from Charles H. Keyser charging that he has an ungovernable temper and fails to provide for her properly.
  • 18 May 1920 Charging that he has a violent temper, cursed her, struck her and beat her, Vesta Springer is seeking a divorce from Harvey Springer. She charges that she wants a proper allowance for the support of their child.
  • 18 May 1920 Marie C. Miller is suing for a divorce from Arthur J. Miller and charges that the defendant cursed and swore at her and told her to get a divorce.
  • 18 May 1920 Dora Fudge has been granted a divorce from Otis Fudge with the custody of the child and an allowance of $5 per week for support money.
  • 18 May 1920 Emma Murphy has been granted a divorce from William Murphy.
  • 19 May 1920 Clem G. Michael is suing for a divorce from Vera Michael, and charges that she refused to cook for him and made false accusations against him.
  • 19 May 1920 Clara West has filed suit for divorce from Benjamin West charging failure to provide. She demands $600 alimony.
  • 19 May 1920 Margaret McKee is suing for a divorce from Russell S. McKee.
  • 19 May 1920 The skating rink and dance floor held more charm for Delores B. Szink that the less frenzied pleasures of home and fireside. Yesterday her husband, George D. Szink filed a petition for divorce and set out that his wife deserted him on May 8 and subsequently informed him that she wouldn't return but preferred to spend her evenings at the skating rink and dance halls.
  • 19 May 1920 To be divorce and remarried in a single afternoon was the experience of John and Cora Gillespie, whose marriage was annulled by Judge Ballou in superior court yesterday. They went immediately to the clerk's office and were married, the bride giving the name of Cora Skinner. The suit to annul their marriage was brought by mutual agreement owing to the fact that the bride had given a ficticious name when they were first married.
  • 19 May 1920 Edna Holmer was granted a divorce from Walter C. Holmer and secured the restoration of her maiden name, Edna Saxon.
  • 19 May 1920 Anna Holden was granted a divorce from Arlan Holden.
  • 20 May 1920 The reason for the trouble in the establishment of Charles and Martha Lee McKinzie, were thoroughly explained yesterday in a divorce petition and cross-complaint. Mr. McKinzie is suing for divorce and he alleges that when he came home from work his wife greeted him with nagging and curses. Mrs. McKinzie's cross-complaint was filed and she charges that her husband failed to provide for her properly and took other women out to the theatre.
  • 20 May 1920 Alice Anderson is suing for a divorce from Charles Anderson, and demands alimony in the sum of $1,000. She charges that her husband beat her up and that he was twice arrested, and on one occasion fined for his treatment of her. She alleges that the manner in which he has treated her has produced a nervous prostration.
  • 21 May 1920 Walter W. Brunn is suing for a divorce from Coral G. Brunn alleging desertion.
  • 21 May 1920 Delphine Whitman is suing George C. Whitman for divorce on the grounds of desertion.
  • 21 May 1920 Alvira J. Miller has a long list of complaints in the divorce petition filed yesterday against Charles A. Miller. She recites that she was married twenty-seven years ago and that her husband kept up abuse and false accusations during that period. Recently, she avers, they separated, the husband securing a house to himself. She filed suit for divorce but on representation by the defendant she dismissed the suiit and he returned to her establishment, promising to make repairs and alterations in the house. When the repairs were half completed he stopped work, she charges, and refused to sign an instrument conveying possession of the property by entirety. She refused, she declares, and thereafter he left her agains with the declaration that he only came back to procure her signature to the instrument in question. She wants alimony in the sum of $4,000 and a restraining order to prevent him from molesting her at her home at 1234 Scott avenue.
  • 21 May 1920 Goldie May Ruhl was granted a divorce from Lloyd Ruhl and recovered her maiden name, Goldie May Reeves.
  • 22 May 1920 William McLain is suing for a divorce from Jessie McLain. He charges that his wife has deserted him and insists on residing in another city, where she is obliged to make her own living.
  • 22 May 1920 The divorce suit of Walter R. Warner against Charlotte L. Warner, has been dismissed for lack of prosecution.
  • 23 May 1920 Judge Ballou, in superior court, granted May Frank a divorce from William Frank, and granted the return of her maiden name, May Stohl.
  • 25 May 1920 Minnie Kreager has brought a suit against Travers Kreager in which she demands a divorce, $5,000 alimony and the custody of their three minor children. She also wants a restraining order to enjoin her husband from visiting her at 1721 Grant avenue. She charges that the defendant was cruel and abusive both to herself and her children.
  • 25 May 1920 Jealousy is the rock on which the Ruge matrimonial barque got all stove up according to the complaint for divorce filed yesterday by Gertrude C. Ruge against Walter A. Ruge. Mrs. Ruge charges that when they went to dances and she danced with other men or sat out dances with them, her husband, on their return home, accused her of making appointments with the men in question.
  • 25 May 1920 Elizabeth Snell is seeking a divorce from Walter Snell, alleging a statutory offense.
  • 26 May 1920 Wava Szink has filed suit for divorce from Harry Szink, charging that he is possessed of a violent temper and makes false accusations against her. She also charges failure to provide. She avers that the notice of the filing of her divorce suit will prompt the defendant to attempt violence against her and she seeks a restraining order to prevent him from molesting her at her home 712 Ewing street.
  • 26 May 1920 Edith Duly McKee is seeking a divorce from Al McKee charging that he struck her and cursed her. The couple was married on Nov. 18 after a rather sensational appearance in the city courts which ended in their marriage.
  • 26 May 1920 Mae Miller charges that Hesse F. Miller is jealous of her and alleges that he began the practice of cruelty against her within two weeks after their marriage. They operate a restaurant, she sets out, and one of the most prolific sources of trouble is the charge by her husband that she flirts with the customers. She sets out, on the comtrary that she has been a dutiful and industrious wife, sometimes arising at 3:30 to prepare for the day's business at the restaurant. Their affairs reached a climax, she states, when her husband packed her up and took her to her girlhood home at Churubusco. She wants $2,000 alimony and the restoration of her maiden name, Mae Long.
  • 26 May 1920 Harold Bishop was granted a divorce from Irene Bishop.
  • 26 May 1920 In the divorce proceedings of John Weideman against Mary Weideman, Judge Ballou found for the defendant on cross-complaint.
  • 27 May 1920 The Oetting divorce case was heard yesterday before Judge W. N. Ballou and Cora Oetting was granted a divorce from Frederick Oetting. Alimony in the sum of $1,500 was awarded together with $300 attorneys fees.
  • 27 May 1920 Clara Heavey has brought suit for divorce against William Heavey, charging that he called her names, falsely accused her and stayed out all night. Their married life lasted less than eight months.
  • 28 May 1920 William F. Bartels is seeking separation from Marguerite Bartels, charging that she nagged him, was unsatisfied with what he provided for their home and told him, on several occasions, to leave her.
  • 28 May 1920 Angus E. Giant has begun divorce proceedings against Marie Gaint and charges his wife with keeping bad associates. They separated, he avers, when she took their furniture to the home of her mother and remained there herself.
  • 28 May 1920 Hazel Cooper alleges that Cornelius Cooper got married and then quit work and in the divorce complaint which she filed yesterday specifies that their married life extended from March 1 unntil April 3. She charges that he put in all his time gambling and was careless of his marriage vows.
  • 28 May 1920 The case of Huldah F. Hill against Julius Hill for divorce was dismissed.
  • 28 May 1920 The case of Henry Jefferson against Lulu Jefferson for divorce was dismissed.
  • 28 May 1920 The case of Gladys Yerk against James Yerk for divorce was dismissed.
  • 28 May 1920 The case of Maude Grim against Perry Grim for divorce was dismissed.
  • 28 May 1920 The case of Floyd Brunkhart against Ailene Brunkhar for divorce was dismissed.
  • 28 May 1920 The case of Anna Overhulser against George Overhulser for divorce was dismissed.
  • 28 May 1920 Ward E. Bailey was granted a divorce from Esther M. Bailey.
  • 29 May 1920 Carrie Case is suing for a divorce from Edward Case on the ground of cruelty and failure to provide. She also asks a restraining order to prevent him from visiting her home at 227 1/2 Superior street.
  • 29 May 1920 Charles P. Lake and Minnie Lake lived together for twenty-one years, but their happiness has vanished, according to a complaint filed yesterday by Mr. Lake, in which he avers that his wife refused to cook for him.
  • 29 May 1920 The divorce case of Corabel Rippe against George Rippe was dismissed.
  • 29 May 1920 The divorce case of Mary Roy against Martin Roy was dismissed.
  • 29 May 1920 The divorce case of Maude Ruth McNeal against Mathew George McNeal was dismissed.
  • 29 May 1920 The divorce case of Estella M. Taylor against Henry J. Taylor was dismissed.

  • 03 Jun 1920 Burton E. Grier has filed suit for divorce from Ethel A. Grier and alleges that his wife is possessed of a high temper and makes his life unbearable by her constant nagging.
  • 03 Jun 1920 Alvene M. Hopkins was granted a divorce from John F. Hopkins on a cross-complaint.
  • 03 Jun 1920 Jesse Martain has been granted a divorce from Ada Martin.
  • 03 Jun 1920 Edith Carrol has dismissed her petition for a divorce from Herman Carrol.
  • 03 Jun 1920 The suit for divorce of Edward J. Zehender against May Zehender has been dismissed.
  • 04 Jun 1920 Edith Skelton is seeking a divorce from Ben Skelton, Jr. She charges failure to provide and sets out that she was force to sell her property to get funds with which to support herself and at times was obliged to depend on her mother.
  • 04 Jun 1920 Anna Schlink wants a divorce from Sylvester Schlink and charges that he called her names and stayed out let. She wants $1,000 alimony.
  • 04 Jun 1920 James Nooman is seeking separation from Frances Nooman and charges that she was convicted in court on a charge involving immorality.
  • 04 Jun 1920 D. Billie Munger wants to be rid of Roy J. Munger and has a long list of apparently sound reasons in the divorce complaint filed yesterday. She sets out that her husband failed to support her, one pair of shoes being his entire contribution to her adornment, and that she was abliged to do a man's work in the fields. She recites difficulties in obtaining an allotment while her husband was in the army, during which time she assumed the care of his child by a former marriage. She recites that when she recently joined him in another city he decamped and left her with a quantity of bills to meet from her personal earnings.
  • 04 Jun 1920 May E. Lyman was granted a divorce from Francis E. Lyman and recovered her maiden name, Mary E. Center.
  • 05 Jun 1920 Mary Buckmaster is seeking a divorce from Forrest Buckmaster. They were married in March 15 and separated on June 2, she sets out. She alleges that her husband filed to provide for her, informed her that another girl held a higher place in his affections than she and finally deserted her. She seeks the restoration of her maiden name, Parker.
  • 05 Jun 1920 Abandonment is the only ground for divorce named in the complaint which Calvin Van Zant has filed against Bertha Van Zandt.
  • 05 Jun 1920 A demand for $2,000 alimony and an allowance of $40 per month is included in the divorce petition which Mary Fruchey has filed against John Fruchey. She charges that he has persised in making false accusations against her.
  • 05 Jun 1920 John Henry Ross has been granted a divorce from Pearl Gay Ross in superior court. The costs were taxed against the plaintiff.
  • 05 Jun 1920 In the case of Alvin against Rosella Powell a divorce decree was granted the defendant on cross-complaint in superior court. The costs were taxed to the plaintiff.
  • 06 Jun 1920 Violet Howenstine is seeking a divorce from Edward Howenstine charging failure to provide.
  • 06 Jun 1920 Emma South has been granted a divorce from Alva South in superior court.
  • 06 Jun 1920 Arthur W. Anderson has been granted a divorce from Mathilda Anderson in the superior court. The defendant received the restoration of her maiden name, Mathilda Cox.
  • 06 Jun 1920 Susie Hardesty has been granted a limited separation from Elmer Hardesty in superior court.
  • 08 Jun 1920 Ray Miller is seeking separation for Elma Miller. He charges that his wife went away from their home on four separate times and stayed for two weeks.
  • 08 Jun 1920 Britta Ogle want s a divorce from Therman Ogle. She says that they simply can't get along and sets out that her husband, on numerous occasions has advised her to get a divorce.
  • 08 Jun 1920 Orin L. Will is seeking a divorce from Anna C. Will. He says that she scolded him and nagged him and called him names.
  • 08 Jun 1920 Zula Alma Robinson is seeking a divorce from Clayton R. Robinson and demands an allowance of $25 per week, $1,000 alimony, the custody of their four children and an order of the court permitting her to occupy the residence in which they own an equity. She seeks the decree on the ground of failure to provide.
  • 08 Jun 1920 Anna Duk is seeking a divorce fom Orra Dyk. She charges that he abused her and falsely accused her. She asks alimony in the sum of $1,000 and an allowance of $60 per week.
  • 09 Jun 1920 Henry Loarine charges that his wife, Eva Loarine, distrusted him to the extent that she followed him about the street and constantly made false accusations against him.
  • 09 Jun 1920 Mabel Nelson wants a divorce and $1,000 alimony from Cecil Nelson. She charges that he failed to provide for her, gambled and stayed out all night.
  • 09 Jun 1920 Sarah March charges the John March beat her, and she is seeking a divorce. She asks the custody of their three children.
  • 09 Jun 1920 Blodena Day has been granted a divorce from Orvil Day and the restoration of her maiden name, Blondena Long in superior court.
  • 09 Jun 1920 Pearl Price was given a divorce from Bryant Price and recovered the right to sign her name Pearl Ramsey in superior court.
  • 10 Jun 1920 Pearl M. Axson has filed suit for divorce from George W. Axson on the ground of cruelty and failure to provide. She asks the custody of their five children, ranging in age from five years to two weeks; $500 alimony and an allowance of $10 per week.
  • 10 Jun 1920 Vida Holland is suing for a divorce from Albert Holland and charges him with desertion. She asks the custody of their three children.
  • 11 Jun 1920 Maria Pirrone charges many things against Calagero Pirrone in a divorce complaint filed yesterday. Failure to provide, abuse and false accusations are the grounds on which the decree is sought. She seeks ths custody of their two children and has secured a restraining order to prevent her husband from molesting her at the home of relatives in this city, where she is stopping.
  • 11 Jun 1920 Failure to provide and abuse are the grounds set forth in the divorce complaint of Josephine Gerkin against Anderson Gerkin.
  • 11 Jun 1920 The divorce petition of Frank J. Belchin against Ida Belchin has been dismissed at the plaintiff's cost.
  • 12 Jun 1920 Martha J. Cannon was granted a divorce from John T. Cannon, with the restoration of her maiden name, Martha McKee in superior court.
  • 12 Jun 1920 Helen Gilchrist was granted a divorce from Eugene Gilchrist in superior court. She was awarded the household goods, the children and an allowance of $6 per week.
  • 12 Jun 1920 Elva Magner was granted a divorce from Ray Magner with the custody of their child and an allowance of $4 a week in superior court.
  • 12 Jun 1920 Daisy M. Hall was granted a divorce in superior court from Ralph B. Hall.
  • 12 Jun 1920 The following divorce cases were dismissed in superior court yesterday: Lillie Kimery against Benjamin B. Kimery; Mita Reed against Alva Reed; Mabel Clemment against Harry P. Clemment; Earl A. Williams against Blanch Williams; Edith Shoppel against Claude Shoppel; Ethel Schott against Edward Schott (citation); May Dickey against Emanuel Dickey; Matilda Prugh against Eillism Prugh; Gust H. Smith against Esther I. Smith; Elmer Freeman against May Freeman; Mary E. VanBuskirk against Barrett R. VanBuskirk; George W. Sweitzer against Ida T. Sweitzer.
  • 12 Jun 1920 Florence Ette is seeking a divorce from Walter Ette. She charges that he abused her, failed to provide and forced her to work. She asks the restoration of her maiden name, Skinner.
  • 13 Jun 1920 Judge William Ballou granted Cecile Hall a divorce from Cary D. Hall yesterday in superior court.
  • 15 Jun 1920 Leon Cleveland is suing for a divorce from Lela Cleveland. He charges that she was cruel to the children of his former marriage, in spite of her promise to mother them, and that she is enamoured of a former lover at Montezuma, Gs., and has deserted him on several occasions.
  • 15 Jun 1920 Margaret Cranston was yesterday granted a divorce from Joseph James Cranston on her cross-complaint and received her maided name, Margaret Bender.
  • 16 Jun 1920 Jennie Tsetse has filed a cross complaint against Vangel Tsetse. In reply to the charges brought by her husband in his action for divorce Mrs. Tsetse declares that her husband pulled a revolver on her once, struck her and beat her on several occasions and has locked her up in her room at night while he was out gambling.
  • 16 Jun 1920 Leo Vitantonio has been granted a divorce from Lavel Vitantonio. The defendant received the restoration of her maiden name, Lavel Countryman.
  • 17 Jun 1920 John A. Saver was granted a divorce yesterday by Judge William Ballou in the superior court from Elizabeth J. Saver. The plaintiff was instructed to pay $12 a week to the former wife for the support of a minor child.
  • 18 Jun 1920 Otto F. Dyk has filed a cross-complaint to the divorce petition filed by Anna Dyk. He charges that the plaintiff has been unfaithful to her marriage vows that she is now in Missouri in company with an admirer. He asks the custody of their children.
  • 18 Jun 1920 Edith Warnick is charged with using a bogus court order to obtain the custody of the children of herself and Lawrence Warnick, who yesterday filed a cross-complaint to her petition for divorce. Mr. Warnick charges that he placed the children in his parent's home after their separation and that his wife visited their home and isplayed a paper which she claimed was an order of the court and obtained their custody. The charge is also made that Mrs. Warnick entertained gentlemen callers at her home at various hours and stayed out all night.
  • 18 Jun 1920 Lucile Steward has filed a suit for divorce from Robert Stewart, charging cruel treatment. She asks for $2,000 alimony and an allowance of $100 per month.
  • 19 Jun 1920 Anna C. Kelly wants a divorce from Andrew J. Kelly charging failure to provide.
  • 19 Jun 1920 Finding was has for the plaintiff in the divorce suit of Myra I. Warcup against George A. Warcup in superior court.
  • 20 Jun 1920 Florence L. Huth, a bride at thirteen and twice a mother at fifteen, yesterday brought suit to have her marriage to Herbert Huth, solemnized in Michigan in July, 1918, annulled. She set out that by reason of her years she is not capable of ratifying the marriage and seeks to have the nuptial vows cancelled. Mrs. Huth seek the custody of her son Everett W. Huth, aged five months, and it is set out in the petition that the other child is dead. She also asks for an allowance of $5 per week for the support of the child and the restoration of her maiden name, Florence Lambert.
  • 20 Jun 1920 Walter G. Roy, in a petition for a divorce from Rosina G. Roy filed yesterday, alleges that Mrs. Roy stayed away nights so that he had to cook his own meals; made dates both over th telephone and by mail and informed him that it was none of his business who she associated with.
  • 20 Jun 1920 Alleging that their marriage, performed in Ohio, was fraudulent in that the Ohio laws do not recognize the right of first cousins to marry, Blanche Boyd is seeking to have her marriage to Clarence Boyd set aside. She represents in her petition that their mothers are sisters.
  • 22 Jun 1920 Reba I. Reilly charges Thomas W. Reilly with failure to provide and seeks the custody of two children and an allowance for their support in a divorce petition filed yesterday.
  • 22 Jun 1920 A married life of thirty years will come to an end if the divorce petition which Frances Clymer has filed against George Clymer is granted. They were married on December 31, 1890 and she charges that he has failed to provide for her for some time. She asks $500 alimony.
  • 22 Jun 1920 Claiming that she has left him thirty times in the last fifteen years and that every time she went she took away some portion of their household equipment, Robert Sowers is suing for a divorce from Hattie Sowers. He sets out in his complaint that the gradual drain on the maintenance of their establishment has kept him a poor man.
  • 22 Jun 1920 After hearing the evidence in the divorce petition of Tennis Plummer against Wayne Plummer, Judge Ballou regused a divorce to both parties and taxed the costs to the plaintiff.
  • 22 Jun 1920 Sarah Gillespie was granted a divorce from William Gillespie with an allowance fo $5 per week.
  • 23 Jun 1920 Josephine Cook has instituted proceedings for a divorce from Grover Cook. She alleges cruel treatment.
  • 23 Jun 1920 Abandonment and failure to provide are the allegations in the divorce petition of Emma J. Herman, in which Harry Herman is defendant. The plaintiff charges that she made contributions to the defentant's living expenses out of her personal earnings. She seeks the restoration of her maiden name, Emma J. Hess.
  • 23 Jun 1920 Alleging that his marriage was made under compulsion and that he has since learned tha the child which his wife has imposed upon him as his own is in reality the offspring of another. Elmer L. Elett has filed suit for divorce from Maise Elett. He also recites that the defendant failed to perform her household cuties and even neglected to keep herself and child clean.
  • 23 Jun 1920 Paul Kenline was granted a divorce from Mabel Kenline. The defendant secured the restoration of her maiden name, Mable Taylor.
  • 23 Jun 1920 Grover Long was granted a divorce from Cleveland Long.
  • 23 Jun 1920 In circuit court Missouri Basey was granted a divorce from Alonzo Basey and the costs were taxed against her.
  • 24 Jun 1920 Ida Whitmore is seeking a divorce from Ray Whitmore alleging that he abused her and broke up their furniture. She wants $1,000 alimony and an allowance of $40 per month.
  • 24 Jun 1920 Mrs. Estella Brickley is seeking a divorce from Roy Brickley and charges that he tore her clothing from her, beat her and abused her. She asks the custody of their child and an allowance of $10 per week.
  • 24 Jun 1920 Frank Emrick, sitting as special judge, set a precedent in a divorce decree yesterday in the case of Edith Warnick against Lawrence Warnick. Each of the principals was ordered to pay for the support of two minor children, who were given into the custody of the grandmother, Mrs. Mary Klingman, and their visits with the children are based on the payment of the weekly sums. The father is to pay $11 a week and the mother $2 a week. The latter is to be put on deposit in the Citizens Trust company and held in trust for the children. Mr. Warnick was granted a divorce on his cross complaint. The court refused to allow one of the children to go on the witness stand and testify against the mother.
  • 25 Jun 1920 Abbie Connett is seeking a divorce from Edward Connett. She charges failure to provide and abuse.
  • 25 Jun 1920 The divorce petition of Myrtle O. Ahrens against Louis A. Ahrens has been dismissed in superior court.
  • 25 Jun 1920 Blanche Loraine has been granted a divorce fro Lester Loraine in superior court.
  • 25 Jun 1920 Harley R. Lindemuth has been refused a divorce from Clara G. Lindemuth. The costs were taxed against the plaintiff.
  • 26 Jun 1920 Herbert Huth, boy husband of Florence L. Huth, who last week filed a divorce petition asserting that she was the mother of two children when but 15 years old, has filed a cross complaint. He asserts that he is ignorant of his wife's true age and charges that she does not properly care for their child.
  • 27 Jun 1920 Mae Foster has filed suit for divorce from John L. Foster. She charges abandonment, failure to provide and abuse.
  • 27 Jun 1920 On the ground of abuse, Pansey Stewart is seeking her freedom from Michael Stewart.
  • 27 Jun 1920 The divorce petition of Roy Benz against Elsie Benz has been dismissed.
  • 29 Jun 1920 Wayne Plummer is seeking a divorce from Tennis L. Plummer and charges that the defendant gave her a beating on last Tuesday. She charges that he jerked an electric cord from her fingers and cut her hand so badly that blood poison set in.
  • 29 Jun 1920 Louisa Johnson has filed suit for divorce from Edgar Johnson asking a separation for two years with a weekly allowance of $10 during that period. She charges that he failed to provide for her and that she was obliged to keep up the family expenses by taking in washings.
  • 29 Jun 1920 Esther B. Ternet charged in her divorce complaint that Herman Ternet made false accusations against her and told her that he hated her.
  • 29 Jun 1920 Vonna Olinger was granted a divorce from Rue Olinger on cross complaint. The plaintiff was granted custody of a minor child and a support allowance of $5 per week.
  • 29 Jun 1920 Lillian LaPrell was divorce from Anthony LaPrell and receives an allowance of $7 per week.
  • 29 Jun 1920 The divorce petition of Margaret E. Hamilton against Melvin K. Hamilton has been dismissed.
  • 29 Jun 1920 The divorce petition of Charlotte L. Warner against Walter R. Warner has been dismissed.
  • 29 Jun 1920 The divorce petition of Hazel O. Hale against Charles E. Hale has been dismissed.
  • 30 Jun 1920 Thelma O'Del has filed suit for divorce from Harry O'Del. She alleges cruel treatment and charges that the defendant for weeks at a time, refused to speak to her. She asks the custody of their child and a restraining order to prevent her husband from visiting her home.
  • 30 Jun 1920 Veronica R. Fordham wants her freedom from Frank A. Fordham and charges him with cruel treatment.
  • 30 Jun 1920 Finding was has for the plaintiff in the divorce proceedings of Herbert R. Lock against Lucile B. Lock. Mrs. Lock secured the restoration of her maiden name, Heffelfinger.
  • 30 Jun 1920 The defendant was granted a divorce together with their household goods in the suit of Vangel Tsetse against Jennie Tsetse. Her maiden name, Carpenter was restored.
  • 30 Jun 1920 Henrietta Cogan was granted a divorce from Emile Cogan.

  • 01 Jul 1920 Alleging that her husband is cruel to her. that he frequently calls her vile names, that he is in the habit of becoming intoxicated and stays out late at night, Ethel H. Laughlin Wednesday filed a suit for divorce from Lawrence M. Laughlin. A restraining orger was also issued preventing the defendant from entering plaintiff's home during the time the case is pending. Mrs. Laughlin asks alimony in the amount of $1,000 and the restoration of her maiden name, Ethel H. Stocks.
  • 01 Jul 1920 Catherine Kyler was granted a divorce from Chester A. Kyler in the superior court yesterday.
  • 02 Jul 1920 Martha A. Bunk charges Jacob Bunk with abuse in a divorce complaint. She asks the custody of their child.
  • 02 Jul 1920 Charles J. Legraw is seeking separation from Nellie Lagraw. He charges that she prefered working in a restaurant to remaining at home, and claims that she associated with bad companions.
  • 02 Jul 1920 Mary B. Welch wants a divorce from John Welch, and charges that he falsely accuses her and is quarrelsome.
  • 02 Jul 1920 Charging that he abused her and failed to provide for her, Viola Bousman, is suing for a divorce from Joseph Bousman.
  • 02 Jul 1920 The pleasant practice of taking a butcher knife to bed with him as practiced by Charles Lauer, according to the divorce complaint filed yesterday by Blanch Lauer has left the plaintiff apprehensive of her safety. She asks a restraining order for her protection.
  • 02 Jul 1920 Anna Hoffman demands $1,000 alimony and an allowance of $7 per week in the divorce petition which she has filed against Walter Hoffman. She charges that the defendant refrained from bathing for long periods of time that he drew her money out of the bank and making wrongful representations.
  • 02 Jul 1920 Olive Bastress has filed suit for divorce from Freeman Bastress, charging failure to provide and drunkenness.
  • 03 Jul 1920 Cora Wisel is seeking a divorce from Samuel Wisel and asks $5,000 for her support. She asserts that her husband wooed her with honeyed words about the grandeur of their prospective home in Noble county but that her dreans came to a sad awakening after the wedding. Requests for a new stove, she resites, were met with an outburst of temper and the declaration that his first wife and mother-in-law has found the stove entirely suitable. She also avers that sundry mysterious references to the death of the defendant's first wife caused her to become apprehensive and thereupon she left the defendants home, in Noble county, and returned to Fort Wayne to live.
  • 03 Jul 1920 Alma Lotie Snyder wants $7,000 alimony from James Whitney Snyder. In her complaint, filed yesterday she sets out that the defendant deserted her after three weeks of married life and that since his desertion he has sought to damage her reputation by means of insinuation of various kinds. She charges that since their separation her husband has been guilty of a statutory offense.
  • 03 Jul 1920 Grant Lewis is seeking a divorce from Gladys Lewis. He charges the defendant with an ungovernable temper and with constant nagging.
  • 03 Jul 1920 An assault with a dangerous weapon, and a knife wound in the arm, alleged to have been inflicted by the defendant, are set out in the divorce complaint which John E. Louraine has filed against Maude Louraine. He also charges his wife with participation in night auto rides.
  • 03 Jul 1920 Floyd Hay was granted a divorce from Ada Hay and given the custody of their children, Dorothy, aged 6, and Harry, aged 2.
  • 03 Jul 1920 Mattie Barrick was granted a divorce from Worden Barrick.
  • 03 Jul 1920 Adaline Harper was given a divorce from Louis H. Harper. Mrs. Harper receives the custody of Delma, aged 16, and an allowance of $10 per week during the time the girl is in school, while the father was given the custody of Floyd, aged 12, and Dallas, aged 10.
  • 04 Jul 1920 William G. Terrell was granted a divorce from Laura G. Terrell and the custody of their four children.
  • 04 Jul 1920 Caroline A. Taylor received a divorce from Cecil A. Taylor together with the custody of Arlyn, aged 7, and an allowance of $30 per month.
  • 04 Jul 1920 Basil L. Woods was granted a divorce from Emma Woods.
  • 04 Jul 1920 Charging cruelty, failure to provide and staying out late a night, Mildred Jackson filed suit for divorce from Warren Jackson. She asks $500 alimony and restoration of her maiden name, Wolcott.
  • 07 Jul 1920 After a journey in double harness lasting for sixteen years, Eva M. Rauner is seeking a divorce from Arthur Rauner. She charges abusive treatment and asks alimony in the sum of $1,000 and a restraining order to prevent him from molesting her or disposing of his property.
  • 07 Jul 1920 Clara Lerch is seeking a divorce from Herman C. Lerch. She charges abuse and alleges that he made false accusations against her. The complaint contains a demand for $1,000 alimony.
  • 07 Jul 1920 Mabel Clement has been granted a divorce from Harry P. Clement with an allowance of $5 per week for the support of their child, which is also placed in her custody.
  • 08 Jul 1920 On the motion of the plaintiff, in the superior court, the divorce case of Maude C. Dornick against John Dornick was dismissed yesterday.
  • 08 Jul 1920 Anna Davidson has filed a suit for divorce from William A. Davidson. She alleges that her husband threw her down and dislocated her hip.
  • 08 Jul 1920 Eliza Prine asks for a divorce from Harry E. Prine. She alleges that her was cruel and inhuman toward her and that he is capalbe of earning $50 per week at the General Electric company. She asks for a restraining order which will keep him from molisting her and will also keep him from collecting his wages at the General Electric company's plant until after this case is settled by the court.
  • 08 Jul 1920 Marie Lauer has filed a suit for divorce from Jacob A. Lauer, charging inhuman treatment and alleging that constant strife existed between them.
  • 09 Jul 1920 Judge Ballou yesterday found for the defendants in the action of John M. Flaugh against Nora Flaugh and other, for a restraining order, and dissolved the temporary injuction issued earlier in the week. The plaintiff sought to enjoin three of his children from entering on his premises and the showing was made in court that one of the sons, named as a defendant, had the farm under lease. At the same time an action was filed against Mr. Flaugh by Mary R. Flaugh, his wife, seeking $10,000 for a separate maintenance. She sets out that they were married in 1888 and that their entire married life has been marred by his abuse. She also charges that he failed to provide for her and the other members of the family and that he forced her to do hard manual work while she was in poor health.
  • 09 Jul 1920 The statement that Marie Lauer has filed suit for divorce from Jacob Lauer was in error. Mr. Lauer has filed the cuit for divorce while his wife has begun action for a separate maintenance.
  • 09 Jul 1920 Edward Dixson was granted a divorce from Rebecca Dixson.
  • 10 Jul 1920 Bertha Witham is seeking a divorce from Perl Witham. She charges that he refused to go out with her, neglects her and their child and refuses to support them properly. She asserts that he sometimes stays away from home all night. She asks for an allowance of $20 per week and $500 alimony.
  • 10 Jul 1920 James J. King is seeking a divorce from Maude L. King on the ground of abandonment.
  • 10 Jul 1920 Alleging that she has been obliged to sell presents that she received on her graduation from the Fort Wayne high school, in order to secure the necessities of life, Elsie Bell Rogan is seeking to bring to an end her brief marital voyage with John Henry Rogan. Allegations of cruelty and failure to provide are also containted in the complaint. She asks the restoration of her maiden name.
  • 11 Jul 1920 Kenneth W. Habecker is seeking a divorce from Pauline Habecker and charges that his wife made a practice of staying away from home, making is necessary for him to remain away from work and care for their child, of tender age. He also charges that while he was in the military service that she kept improper associates.
  • 11 Jul 1920 Maude Washington is seeking a divorce from Daniel Washington on the ground that he is at present serving a long prison sentence for a serious crime.
  • 11 Jul 1920 Chargin abandonment, Duncan is seeking a divorce from Minerva Foreman.
  • 11 Jul 1920 Judge Ballou granted Harrison Miller a divorce from Mary Ruth Miller yesterday afternoon.
  • 11 Jul 1920 Judson McMahon received a divorce from Gladys McMahon.
  • 13 Jul 1920 Mabel L. Lehmbeck is suing for a divorce from John W. Lehmbeck. She charges failure to provide and asserts that the defendant has been arrested on several occasions for child neglect.
  • 13 Jul 1920 On motion of borth parties the divorce proceedings of Agnes LaRue against Wilbur LaRue was dismissed yesterday in superior court after a large part of the day had been devoted to hearing a portion of the evidence, the nature of which attracted spectators. Following the dismissing of the cause there was a violent altercation in the courthouse basement between the principals in the action and Mrs. LaRue declared her intention of instituting criminal proceedings against her husband.
  • 13 Jul 1920 The following cases have been dismissed by the plaintiffs: Eliza Prine against Harry Prine; Mattie Osterman against William Osterman; Viola Wright against James H. Wright.
  • 14 Jul 1920 Georgie B. Creson was granted a divorce in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ballou. She testified that she was married to Ollie E. Creson, at Kokomo at high noon and that during the afternoon the defendant met a former lady friend and decamped to Chicago with her. Later, she testified, he was arrested in a western state on a charge of wife desertion and is now serving a prison sentence. Mrs. Creson was granted the restoration of her maiden name, Georgie B. Slagle. She is a South Whitley girl.
  • 14 Jul 1920 Georgie Steele is seeking a divorce drom Harvey Steele, charging that the defendant has been repeatedly guilty of a statutory offense in violation of his marriage vows. She asks for the custody of their minor child, Vivian, aged 3.
  • 15 Jul 1920 Christina Heckman complains of Ernest C. Heckman and says that for a perior of six years he deserted her and alleges also that he is guilty of cruel treatment. She wants a divorce and asks that the Lincoln National bank be restrainied from paying any of the defendant's money to him until after the case has been heard by the court. She also asks that the defendant be restrained from doing her bodily harm.
  • 15 Jul 1920 Belle Grace asks a divorce from William A. Grace. She charges that the defendant compelled her to submit to relations too vile to describe. She wants defendant restrained from drawing his salary from the Standard Oil compnay until the case is decided by the court; she also wants the defendant restrained from molesting her, and asks that her maiden name of Belle Braithwait be restored.
  • 15 Jul 1920 Avis Cramer wants a divorce from Luvery Cramer on the grounds of cruelty and non-support.
  • 15 Jul 1920 John Henry Rogan has filed a cross-complaint against Elsie Belle Rogan in the divorce action started by Mrs. Rogan recently.
  • 15 Jul 1920 Anna DeWitt, who was redently granted a divorce from Archie DeWill with $35 attorney's fees and $5 a week for support, has filed an application for citation for contempt of court against Mr. DeWill. The defendant is ordered to appear July 17 and show cause why he should not be held in contempt of court.
  • 15 Jul 1920 Marth Heabler was granted a divorce from Thomas Heabler. The case was filed in 1918.
  • 15 Jul 1920 John M. Flaugh, who was sued for a divorce by Mary R. Flaugh, has filed a cross-complaint against his wife. He alleges that he has been a good and faithful husband, and that he has always supported her and has lived with her on his farm in Allen county. He states that his wife has been remiss in her marital duties and asks that the decree be granted him without any provision for the maintenance of his wife. They have two sons.
  • 16 Jul 1920 Emma Frost, Thursday filed a suit for divorce from Fred Frost. She alleges that her husband is guilty of cruel treatment, that he has associated with other women and has admitted the same to her. They have three children, Lucile, 6, Louise, 4, and Fred, Jr., one and one-half years of ages. She asks a divorce, the custody of the children and $1,000 alimony with an allowance of $20 per week for the support of herself and children. At present time the plaintiff is living at the Pixley relief home. Her husband is a sign painter by profession.
  • 16 Jul 1920 Arnold Anderson, a fireman employed on the Pennsylvania railroad, is the defendant in a divorce proceeding filed by Hyldreth Anderson, in which the plaintiff charges cruelty. She seeks the custody of their four-year-old son and also maintenance for herself and son.
  • 17 Jul 1920 Lillian Norris is seeking a divorce from Robert F. Norris on the ground of abandonment. She asks for $10,000 alimony.
  • 17 Jul 1920 Hyldreth Anderson is seeking a divorce from Arnold Anderson and charges that he abused her.
  • 17 Jul 1920 Mary L. Crawford is seeking a divorce from Sherman P. Crawford. She charges abuse and asks for $1,000 alimony.
  • 17 Jul 1920 Charging that he abused her and neglected her for other women Rose M. Pettit is seeking a divorce from Joseph E. Pettit.
  • 17 Jul 1920 Separate maintenance is sought by Bertha Silvers in the action which she has brought against Oats Silvers. She charged failure to provide and asks for a restraining order for her protection.
  • 18 Jul 1920 Special Judge Carl Yaple yesterday granted a divorce to Winona Flack from Robert L. Flack with the custody of their baby and an allowance for its support. The only evidence introduced by the defense was a poem entitled, "Why have you left Winona" which the defendant mailed to the judge some time before the trial of the case. Mrs. Flack charged that her husband abused her and failed to provide a suitable home for her.
  • 20 Jul 1920 Cora Sweeney wants a divorce from Joseph Sweeney, charging abuse. She asks for a judgement for the personal property, including stock , on the farm occupied by herself and her husband, and also demands $1,000 alimony. She is asking for the restoration of her maiden name, Cora Thimlar.
  • 20 Jul 1920 Separate maintenance for six months, through a monthly allowance of $10, is cought by Mabel Geise from Walter Geise. She declares that ever since their marriage she has worked in a factory at such times as she has been able. She also wants a restraining order for her protection.
  • 20 Jul 1920 Abuse is the ground on which Hazel French is seeking a divorce from Carl French.
  • 20 Jul 1920 Alleging that she stays out late at night, refuses to get up and prepare breakfast and is continuing in this mode of life until it has become habitual, Donald Baughman is seeking a divorce from Esta Baughman.
  • 20 Jul 1920 Alleging that the marriage contract entered into at Hillsdale, Mich., on May 15, 1920, is void because of the age of the bride, who is alleged to be but 16 years of age, Louis Steup as next friend of Lillian H. Steup has begun an action for annulment of marriage against Carl S. Fox.
  • 21 Jul 1920 Hysterics of several varieties marked the divorce trial of John Armstrong against Merl Armstrong in superior court yesterday. Judge Ballou granted a divorce to Mr. Armstrong and also awarded him the custody of Dorothy, the five-year-old daughter. The court's decision was the signal for a violent outburst by Mrs. Armstrong who screamed loud enough to be heard throughout the entire court house. Mrs. Armstong's mother made a rush at the plaintiff as soon as the verdict was announced and threatened to kill him rather than see the child in his possession. Court officials had difficulty in quieting the women and getting them from the court house. The complaint in the case contained the allegation that the defendant neglected her household duties in order to gratify her penchant for attending public dances.
  • 21 Jul 1920 Vesta Spranger was granted a divorce from Harry Spranger.
  • 21 Jul 1920 Archie DeWitt was divorced from Anna DeWitt on cross complaint.
  • 21 Jul 1920 George Szink was divorced from Delores Szink.
  • 21 Jul 1920 Bessie Nash was divorced from James Nash.
  • 21 Jul 1920 Everetta Beaver was divorced from Harry Beaver.
  • 21 Jul 1920 The divorce case of Christina Heckman against Ernest Heckman was dismissed.
  • 21 Jul 1920 The divorce case of Lillian Norris against Robert Norris was dismissed.
  • 21 Jul 1920 James A. Snedeker is seeking a divorce from Sadie E. Snedeker in a complaint charging that when he has an opportunity to better himself by moving to Fort Wayne she absolutelly refused to accompany him for no other reasin than her disinclination ot leave Pittsburgh, where they has resided since their marriage. He charges that while she remained behind she sold their property and squandered the receipts and fave out the information that he was dead. When he finally persuaded her to join him in Fort Wayne, her avers, she remained only four weeks and then left him again to return to the Smoky City.
  • 22 Jul 1920 William Geise has filed a cross complaint against his wife, Mabel Geise who a few days ago filed a suit against her husband in which she sought a separation for six months, together with an allowance of $10 per week for maintenance. The husband asks that he be granted an absolute divorce. He is a locomotive fireman.
  • 22 Jul 1920 Celesta Drummer has filed a divorce suit against August Drummer. They were married in 1905 and separated in 1906. She alleges cruel treatment and non-support. He is a resident of Detroit.
  • 23 Jul 1920 Leo Bowers is seeking a divorce from Grace Bowers on the ground of abandonment.
  • 23 Jul 1920 Charging that he scolded her, swore at her and generally held her in comtempt and scorn, Lena May Fish is seeking a divorce from Riley R. Fish. Their domestic tribulations came to a head yesterday, she alleges, when the defendant told her that he was leaving the state and never expected to see her again.
  • 23 Jul 1920 Joseph H. Jetmore is seeking a divorce from Hattie M. Jetmore. He recites that she abandoned him in 1914 while he was absent from home, working in a timber camp. He avers that during his absence she disposed of their householdgoods and departed.
  • 24 Jul 1920 Nellie L. Bair has begun proceedings for a divorce from William H. Bair. She charges cruelty and failure to provide.
  • 25 Jul 1920 Virgil L. Fransley has filed a suit for divorce from Gerturde Fransley. He alleges that she has continually nagged him and criticized him and that she has filed to take proper care of their child.
  • 25 Jul 1920 The divorce suit of Herman P. Euler vs. Rosali Euler was dismissed Saturday in the superior court.
  • 27 Jul 1920 Emma Thompson has brought a suit for divorce against Elmer J. Thompson. She sets out that they have been twice married, having been reunited after being once divorced. She charges neglect, abuse and threats of bodily harm in her complaint.
  • 27 Jul 1920 Charging that she has has improper relations with other men, Joseph F. Curl is seeking a divorce from Dora Curl.
  • 27 Jul 1920 Caswell G. Nuckols is seeking a divorce from Ida R. Nuckols on the ground of abandonment.
  • 27 Jul 1920 Mrs. Merle Armstrong yesterday filed a petition in the superior court seeking the custody of her five-year-old daughter, awarded to her husband in divorce proceedings several days ago. She alleges that the child is not properly cared for while in the custody of the defendant and that the court's order relative to her right to bisit the child has not been complied with.
  • 28 Jul 1920 Carmilo Coppolino has filed suit from Carmela Coppolino charging abandonment and seeking the custody of two children.
  • 29 Jul 1920 Mrs. Jeanette Monroe Tuesday filed a suit in the superior court for a divorce against Dr. George Blaine Monroe. Mrs. Monroe alleges cruel treatment in her complaint, and states that as an issue of their marriage she and Dr. Monroe are the parents of two small daughters. She asks for an absolute divorce and the custody of these children. Dr. Monroe is a prominent Fort Wayne dentist with offices at 107-109 West Berry street. The family resides at 902 Wildwood.
  • 29 Jul 1920 Edna Courdevoy has filed suit asking for a divorce from John W. Courdevoy. The plaintiff alleges cruel treatment, and seeks the custody of their three-year-old daughter.
  • 29 Jul 1920 In the superior court yesterday Special Judge Heaton granted a divorce to William L. McLain from Jesse McLain. The defendant was given custody of a minor child.
  • 29 Jul 1920 Judge Heaton granted a divorce to Helen Miracles from Charles Miracles. The plaintiff was granted the restoration of her maiden name, Helen Martin.
  • 30 Jul 1920 The romance of Dora and Archie Sharp, begun and ended in 1916, lasted only from January until June, according to a complaint for divorce which Mrs. Sharp filed yesterday. She charges abandonment and asks the custody of their son, Ben, aged three.
  • 30 Jul 1920 Abuse and failure to provide are charged in the divorce petition of Ruth Edwards, naming Earl Edwards as defendant.

  • 01 Aug 1920 That he deserted her while she was absent from their home caring for her sick mother is the charge upon which Mary M. Boyle bases her petition for a divorce from Robert M. Boyle. She recites that they were married on August 4, 1914 and separated March 15, 1915, when he departed from their home while she was absent at her mother's bedside. She farther allegess that the defendant took but little interest in their home and the expenses of maintaining their establishment was largely borne by the father-in-law of the plaintiff. Mrs. Boyle seeks the restoration of her maiden name, Mary M. Williamson.
  • 01 Aug 1920 Rowena Tinsley is seeking a divorce from Richard Tinsley on the ground of failure to provide. She asks for the custody of their three sons, Ralph, aged 8, Robert, aged 4, and William aged 2.
  • 03 Aug 1920 Alleging that their marriage, solemnized in 1916, lasted only from March until October, Stella Jones Imgrum has filed an action for divorce from Don Imgrum. Their brief matrimonial career was marred, she alleges, by the practice of her husband of associating with women of questionalbe reputations, staying out late nights and abusing her. She asks for the restoration of her maiden name, Stella Jones.
  • 04 Aug 1920 Flossie Carpenter has brought suit for a divorce from Milo Carpenter. She charges abuse and failure to provide.
  • 04 Aug 1920 Jessie L. Reamer is seeking divorce from August A. Reamer basing her petition on a charge of cruelty.
  • 05 Aug 1920 Lillian Shumaker has filed a suit for a divorce from Marshall Shumaker, charging desertion.
  • 05 Aug 1920 Walter A. Ruge has filed a suit for divorce from Gertrude C. Ruge, charging cruel treatment.
  • 06 Aug 1920 Lucintha Haines has brought suit for divorce against William R. Haines and charges him with abuse and failure to provide. She was obliged to work, she avers, to gain the necessities of life for herself and her child. The couple would have reached their silver wedding anniversary in a short time as they were married on December 9, 1895, and separated on August 1, 1920.
  • 08 Aug 1920 Ruth Elder has filed suit for a divorce from her husband, John Elder. Mrs. Elder charges that her husband possesses an ungovernable temper and alleges that he has struck and beat her.
  • 10 Aug 1920 Lottie E. Fast is seeking a divorce from Clement V. Fast charging abuse and failure to provide. She seeks the restoration of her maiden name, Lottie E. Skelton.
  • 10 Aug 1920 Herschell Babb is suing for a divorce from Lizzie Babb and charges that she abandoned him. He asks for the custody of their son, Jesse.
  • 10 Aug 1920 Abuse is the ground upon which Elizabeth Bellinger is seeking a divorce from Roy Bellinger. She asks the custody of their child, an allowance for the child's support and a restraining order to prevent the defendant from disposing of his property.
  • 10 Aug 1920 Joseph Alfred Boyer is suing for a divorce from Lottie Boyer. He charges abusive treatment and also makes the charges that the defendant subjected their child to danger in the fields.
  • 12 Aug 1920 The case of Rowena Tinsley against Richard Tinsley for divorce was tried in the superior court yesterday morning. The divorce was granted and the defendant order to pay monthly alimony.
  • 12 Aug 1920 George Barrone started proceedings for a divorce from Grace Barrones yesterday. He alleges that he received brutal treatment at the hands of his wife and that she told him of he did not like it he could get a divorce and that she could ge plenty of other men.
  • 13 Aug 1920 Alimony in the sum of $15,000 is demanded in the complaint for divorce which Rosalie A. Lewis has filed against Stanley Lewis. Mr. and Mrs. Lewis were married in 1912 and separated on November 11, 1917, according to the complaint. Mrs. Lewis charges her husband with cruel treatmetn and failure to provide. She charges that he associated with other women and called her vile names in the presence of their children, whose custody she seeks.
  • 13 Aug 1920 Charging abandonment, Charles McElroy is seeking a divorce from Elmore McElroy. They were married in 1902 and seperated in 1912 according to the complaint. The plaintiff alleges that the prossession of a violent temper on the part of the defendant contributed to their unhappiness.
  • 13 Aug 1920 Fred Dean is seeking a divorce from Maude Dean on the ground of abandonment. They separated in 1915 after a married life of three years.
  • 13 Aug 1920 The lure of the footlights played a prominent part in the marital ship wreck of Guy and Olive Lloyd according to the former's divorce complaint. He sets out that his wife, on their wedding day, promised to forego the stage but was unable to keep her word and returned to her former calling on June 15, 1919. He also alleges that she was quarrelsome and went to dances with other men.
  • 13 Aug 1920 Clementine Clemm has such an aversion to the use of the razor as a means for punctuating her spouse's remarks on their domestic differences that she has included in her petition for a divorce the statement that her husband Floyd E. Clem waved the keen instrument over her head on several occasions. She also alleges that he cursed her and abused her. She is demanding the custody of their two children, Floyd aged 4, and Oneida, aged 6.
  • 14 Aug 1920 Willa Miller is seeking a divorce from Orie Miller. She charges that her husband abused her. The complaint contains a demand for an allowance of $7.00 per week.
  • 14 Aug 1920 Charging that she deserted him in 1910, George Ryan is seeking a divorce from Bertha Ryan.
  • 15 Aug 1920 Charging abuse, failure to provide, adultery and habitual drunkenness, Mary Green is seeking a divorce from Anthony Green in a complaint filed in the superior court yesterday.
  • 15 Aug 1920 A demand for $10,000 alimony is contained in the divorce petition which Mary Branstrator has filed against Dallas Branstrator. She charges cruel treatment along with other allegations avers that the defendant criticized her severely for using her own money to take their blind son to Indianapolis for treatment.
  • 17 Aug 1920 Through her next friend and father, Charles Richardson, Katherine Laviere, 14 year-old girl wife of Renee Lavlere, the Frenck Cook, whom she married at Windson, Canada, a week ago, has filed suit to have their marriage annulled. The complaint also asks for the restoration of her maiden name, Katherine Richardson.
  • 18 Aug 1920 Irene Bland filed a suit for divorce against William Bland yesterday alleging that during the past two years he has not given her a cent for support. The couple was married in June, 1916, and separated during September of the same year.
  • 18 Aug 1920 Catherine Schmitt started seperation proceedings against John J. Schmitt yesterday. She alleges that her husband beat her and treated her in a most brutal manner.
  • 18 Aug 1920 Action for divorce from W. J. Church was started yesterday by Georgia A. Church. The plaintiff complains of brual treatment. The couple was married in September 1919 and separated during November of the same year.
  • 18 Aug 1920 Alleging that she was not given proper support Bertha Rockstroh yesterday started divorce proceedings against her husband Fred Rockstroh. The couple was married in April 1908 and lived together until September 1918.
  • 20 Aug 1920 An absolute divorce from Andres Kelly was granted to Anna C. Kelly in the superior court yesterday.
  • 20 Aug 1920 Alleging that she received brutal and inhuman treatment from her husband, Alva M. Syphers has started divorce proceedings against Louis L. Syphers. The couple has been married for eighteen years.
  • 21 Aug 1920 A divorce was granted to Anna C. Kelly from Andrew Kelly in the superior court yesterday.
  • 21 Aug 1920 Jack Noonan has been granted a legal seperation from Francis Noonan.
  • 21 Aug 1920 Bertha Riley was granted a divorce from George Riley in the superior court.
  • 21 Aug 1920 Alleging that Henry Hart has eight children when he told her before marriage that he had only three, and that he expected her to take care of them, Mary Hart filed a divorce complaint yesterday.
  • 21 Aug 1920 Stating in his divorce complaint filed yesterday that his wife, Bell Burns was forever quarreling and nagging, William Burns expressed his desire to be divorced. The couple were married in 1913.
  • 22 Aug 1920 Virgil Hughes filed suit for divorce yesterday from Ludmilla Highes. In his petition he alleges that his married life has been a constant strife.
  • 24 Aug 1920 Judge Ballou yesterday granted the divorce petition of Mary Buckmaster against Forrest Buckmaster and restored her maiden name, Mary Parker.
  • 25 Aug 1920 Alleging that he beat her and quarreled with her continuously, Lulu Gorrell is seeking a divorce from John Gorrell. They separated on August 16, 1920, the complaint sets forth. Mrs. Gorrell asks for an allowance of alimony.
  • 25 Aug 1920 Alleging that when the defendant married her in Chicago on January 1, 1920, he already had a perfectly good wife name Dorothy whom he had claimed as a bride in 1918 at Wabash. Marie Haines yesterday brought suit against Andrew Haines for the annulment of their marriage.
  • 26 Aug 1920 Sherman M. Blackford has filed a suit for divorce from Edna P. Blackford. The plaintiff claims that Mrs. Blackford is guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment and paid more attention to gaities and pastimes than she did to her home.
  • 26 Aug 1920 Lola I. Beard asks for a divorce from Milton Beard, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. She also wants $2,000 alimony.
  • 26 Aug 1920 Ella Baldwin has filed a suit for divorce from Edwin Baldwin, charging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 27 Aug 1920 The experiment in matrimony of Ethel and Albert Crowell lasted just a month and a week according to the divorce complaint which Mrs. Crowell yesterday filed in the superior court. She charges that he abused her and failed to provide her with necessities of life.
  • 28 Aug 1920 Virginia Whittaker yesterday brought suit for divorce against Raymond C. Whittaker. She charges failure to provide and cruel treatment, alleging in suuport of the latter allegation that the defendant told her that he regretted their marriage and had no affection for her, urging a separation.
  • 31 Aug 1920 Jessie Bensman is suing for $25,000 alimony in a divorce complaint filed yesterday against William Bensman. Her complaint sets out that the defendant is worth $50,000, his property being largely in stock in industrial enterprises. She declares that they were married on June 30, 1897 and separated on March 1, 1918. Abandonment is the grounds on which she seeks a decree.
  • 31 Aug 1920 Emma May Wood has filed action for divorce against Farris Wood for desertion and failure to provide.
  • 31 Aug 1920 Birdie Coleman has filed a complaint for divorce from Daleftus Coleman for desertion.
  • 31 Aug 1920 Margaret E. Hines charges that Ernest R. Hines left his home and departed from the state on August 3, 1920 and that prior to that time caused her much distress by staying away for days at a time.

  • 01 Sep 1920 Lena Stephan has brought suit for a limited seperation from Alfred Stephen. She asks for alimony in the sum of $500 and an allowance of $50 per month for the support of their children.
  • 01 Sep 1920 Edith Ankrim is seeking a divorce from Herry Ankrim on the ground of cruel treatment.
  • 01 Sep 1920 A charge that she was obliged to seek the intervention of the humane officer to end the defendant's abuse of herself and their children is made in the divorce complaint which Ruth Kiser has filed against Crawford Kiser. She also charges desertion and failure to provide.
  • 01 Sep 1920 Malissa Van Horn was granted a divorce from James E. Van Horn yesterday in superior court. The defendant did not appear. The plaintiff's maiden name, Malissa Bolman was restored.
  • 02 Sep 1920 Elizabeth Baulkly has filed suit for separation from William Baulkly, alleging cruelty. She asks for the custody of a child. They were married in 1888.
  • 02 Sep 1920 Mary Yeager filed suit for divorce against George Yeager. Yeager made a bluff at attempting suicide when he heard of his wife's intion of applying for a divorce Tuesday.
  • 02 Sep 1920 Marie Ross is suing Edward Ross for divorce and $500 alimony. She alleges cruelty and non-support. The couple were married in 1916.
  • 02 Sep 1920 Following the action of his wife asking for a separation, Alfred F. Stephan started divorce proceedings against Lena Stephan yesterday. The plaintiff avows that he is suffering from consumption and that his wife has been nagging him to go to work regardless of his sickness. He asks for the custody of the two children.
  • 02 Sep 1920 Edith Ankrim has started divorce proceedings against Jerry Ankrim alleging that her husband deserted her two years ago. They were married in 1900.
  • 02 Sep 1920 Ruth Kiser certified in her divorce complaint against Crawford Kiser, filed yesterday, that her husband has been abusing her and has at times threatened to kill her and her children.
  • 02 Sep 1920 Ena Croy filed divorce proceedings against John M. Croy yesterday, alleging that he threated her in a cruel and inhuman manner.
  • 02 Sep 1920 Burton Grier was granted a divorce from Ethal A. Grier in the superior court yesterday.
  • 03 Sep 1920 Emma H. Rhodes has begun suit for divorce from Oscar M. Rhoads on the ground of cruel treatment. She demands $75 per month for her support and alleges that the defendant instructed her to obtain a divorce.
  • 03 Sep 1920 Alimony in the sum of $600 was awarded by agreement in the divorce suit of Clara West against Benjamin West. Mrs. West was granted a degree in superior court yesterday.
  • 03 Sep 1920 Thomas Legraw was granted a divorce from Nettie Legraw.
  • 03 Sep 1920 Frances Julian was granted a divorce from James W. Julian and the restoration of her maiden name, Jones.
  • 03 Sep 1920 Mabel Nelson was divorced from Cecil Nelson and granted custody of Roger Nelson, aged 4. The defendant is required to pay $20 per month of the child's support but is to have custody of the child on proper occasions.
  • 04 Sep 1920 Grace Eyler is suing for a divorce from John Eyler on the ground of cruel treatment. She alleges that among other things her husband threw water at her.
  • 04 Sep 1920 Seeking $1,000 allimony and charging failure to provide, and cruelty, Amy Quilling yesterday filed suit for a divorce from John Quilling.
  • 04 Sep 1920 The petition of Allen Tierney against Sophia Tierney for the annulment of their marriage was graanted by Judge Ballou yesterday.
  • 04 Sep 1920 Hazel Smith was granted a divorce from Claude A. Smith with the custody of their daughter, Catherine, aged nine.
  • 05 Sep 1920 Adelia Biddle yesterday brought suit for a divorce from Clyde Biddle alleging that he failed to provide for her properly and that they separated on August 29, 1920. She seeks the custody of their child and a judgement for alimony in the sum of $1,000.
  • 05 Sep 1920 Darrell Klingman yesterday began divorce proceedings against Leslie Klingman alleging that she had to support herself and that her husband carried with him the names and addresses of women who he asserted were of loose character.
  • 05 Sep 1920 Alleging that she entertained other men at her home while he was absent in the pursuit of his duties as a railroad fireman, Cletus L. Schnepp yesterday brought suit for divorce against Bertha B. Schnnepp. He seeks the custody of their minor child.
  • 08 Sep 1920 Eliza Jackson yesterday filed suit for divorce from Philip Jackson. According to her complaint they were married on October 6, 1895. She charges cruelty and failure to provide and asks the custody of their two children.
  • 10 Sep 1920 Flora Webb has filed a suit for divorce from George Webb on the gound of inhuman treatment. She alleges that she was obliged to take in boarders to support herself.
  • 10 Sep 1920 The divorce case of Cletus Schnepp against Bertha B. Schnepp has been dismissed.
  • 11 Sep 1920 In a divorce case filed yesterday Eliza Prine charges that assault and battery almost assumed the proportions of a habit on the part of her husband, Harry Prine, from whom she wishes to be free. The plaintiff is demanding the custody of their four children and an allowance of $60 per month for their support.
  • 11 Sep 1920 James W. Smedley is seeking a divorce from Minnie Smedley.
  • 11 Sep 1920 Arthur Glenn Gegenheimer has filed a cross complaint to the divorce petition of Florence Gegenheimer and alleges that the plaintiff threw things at him and neglects their children. He alleges that she is a young and beautiful woman and abundently able to earn her own living. He asks for the custody of their children.
  • 11 Sep 1920 Alleging that the plaintiff went to dances and neglected their children, Perl R. Witham has filed a cross-complaint to the divorce petition of Bertha M. Witham. He wants the custody of their children.
  • 11 Sep 1920 The defendant has filed a cross-complaint in the divorce petition of Clarence against Josie Heath in which she charges a wide range of deliquencies ranging from bad associates to failure to pay debts.
  • 11 Sep 1920 Judge Ballou granted a divorce to Mabel Geise from William Geise and restored her maiden name, Mabel Shaw.
  • 12 Sep 1920 Dewey Nickelson is suing for a divorce from Helen Nickelson and charges that she nagged him, falsely assuced him and went out in company with other men.
  • 12 Sep 1920 Charging that the defendant drank and associated with immoral companions Clarence Caseldine is seeking a divorce from Eva Caseldine. He also charged desertion.
  • 14 Sep 1920 Mary Lenz has filed suit for a divorce from Frederick Lenz charging that her husband is a habitual drunkard. She asks for the custody of their children, $500 alimony and an allowance for their support.
  • 14 Sep 1920 John Parsons has filed suit for divorce from Henrietta Patsons on the ground of abandonment.
  • 14 Sep 1920 Judge Ballou granted Olive Bastress a divorce from Freem Bastress yesterday.
  • 15 Sep 1920 Maude Washington was granted a divorce from Daniel Washington yesterday morning.
  • 15 Sep 1920 The suit for separate maintenance by Mary M. Flaugh against John M. Glaugh was dismissed yesterday by agreement of the parties.
  • 16 Sep 1920 Walter C. Williams has filed a suit for divorce against Elizabeth Williams, alleging that she refused to do her household work.
  • 16 Sep 1920 Minnetta Agster has filed a suit for divorce against Chester Agster alleging failure to provide.
  • 17 Sep 1920 William A. Grage has filed a cross complaint in the divorce suit brought by Belle Grage and alleges that the plaintiff hit him with a chair.
  • 17 Sep 1920 A charge of failure to provide is contained in the divorce complaint which Mabel Coyle brings against Austin Coyle.
  • 17 Sep 1920 Mary J. Schnauffer is seeking a divorce from Jacob W. Schnaufer and alleges cruelty and false accusations. She asks the custody of their two children and $3,500 alimony.
  • 18 Sep 1920 Edith King yesterday brought suit for divorce from Otis King. She charges cruelty and accuses her husband of consorting with immoral associates.
  • 18 Sep 1920 Jacob A. Lauer was granted a divorce from Marie Lauer. The costs were taxed against the plaintiff, and the defendant's maiden name, Cahill was restored.
  • 19 Sep 1920 A married life of less than two months was terminated on September 15 according to the statement of Martha M. Getz in a divorce complaint filed yesterday against John F. Getz. Mrs. Getz recites that they were married on July 19, and separated on September 15. Failure to provide and abuse are named in her complaint as grounds for the divorce.
  • 19 Sep 1920 A demand for $5,000 and a restraining order are contained in the divorce suit which Anna Billman has filed against Henry Billman. She alleges cruelty.
  • 19 Sep 1920 Maria Pirrone was yesterday granted a divorce from Calegero Pirrone in superior court. She is awarded the custody of their two children.
  • 19 Sep 1920 The divorce petition of Fred L. Linderer against May Linderer has been dismissed at the plaintiff's cost.
  • 19 Sep 1920 Edith Duly McKee was granted a divorce from Al McKee, practically completing the eventful dual history of the couple. A hearing for an allowance for an unborn child has been postponed until after the child's birth.
  • 19 Sep 1920 The divorce suit of Elsie Rogan against John H. Rogan has been dismissed.
  • 21 Sep 1920 Nora Mettert has filed suit for divorce from William Mettert. She alleges that the defendant beat her and tore her clothes.
  • 21 Sep 1920 Larkin A. Crickmore is seeking a divorce from Mary A. Crickmore, alleging that they separated in 1910.
  • 22 Sep 1920 Pearl Conner is seeking a divorce from James Conner. She charges that he stayed away nights and squandered $800 which she inherited from the estate of her father. She asks $1,500 alimony and the return of her maiden name, Pearl Haneline.
  • 22 Sep 1920 Anna Hale is seeking a divorce from John W. Hale on the ground of desertion.
  • 22 Sep 1920 Charging cruelty and neglect Effie Freels is seeking a divorce from Ora Freels. She asks the custody of their two children.
  • 23 Sep 1920 The case of the state against Glenn Scarberry, charged with fraudulent marriage, was dismissed in circuit court yesterday by Judge Sol A. Wood. The defendant made arrangements to join the army and agreed to provide an allotment for his wife from his pay.
  • 24 Sep 1920 William J. Patterson has filed a suit for divorce from Louise R. Patterson. He charges cruel treatment and alleges that his wife has the habit of staying out all night and refusing to tell him where she has been.
  • 24 Sep 1920 Rose Hire has filed a suit for a separation from Russell Hire. She asks $20 per week for the support of herself and two children. She charges cruel treatment.
  • 24 Sep 1920 In superior court yesterday Clara Miller was given a divorce from Carl Miller.
  • 25 Sep 1920 Louise R. Patterson has filed a cross-complaint to the petition for divorce of William J. Patterson, in which she alleges abuse, cruelty and infidelity to marriage vows.
  • 25 Sep 1920 Lillie Edwards is seeking a divorce from Willia M. Edwards, alleging cruelty.
  • 26 Sep 1920 The defendant has filed an answer in general denial and cross-complaint in the divorce suit of Minnie M. Allison and John L. Allison. The complaint alleges that Mrs. Allison associated with other men, accompanying them to lake resorts, and that she was especially intimate with a certain married man, whose identity is designated by initials, who has recently filed suit for divorce. The cross-complaint seeks the custody of their minor child.
  • 26 Sep 1920 Charging that her husband refused to provide for her and urged her to keep house for a strange man and make her home and a home for her children there, Belle Wolfe is seeking a divorce from Solomon Wolfe and alimony in the sum of $1,000.
  • 26 Sep 1920 Caroline Stumpf is seeking a divorce from Daniel Stumpf on a charge of desertion.
  • 28 Sep 1920 Alice F. Warner is seeking a divorce from John T. Warner charging abuse and drunkenness. She seeks the restoration of her maiden name, Dunten.
  • 28 Sep 1920 Charging that the defendant locked her out of their home, Minnie Randall seeks a divorce from David Randall. She charges abuse in other particulars. An allowance of $75 per month is sought.
  • 28 Sep 1920 Abuse and abandonment are the charges upon which Effie McFarrand is seeking a divorce from George McFarrand. She asks the custody of their child and an allowance of $10 per week.
  • 28 Sep 1920 Charging that she was forced to earn her own living, Adah Luther has petitioned for a divorce from George Luther.
  • 28 Sep 1920 Mary Patton is seeking a divorce from Charles Patton on the ground of failure to provide.
  • 29 Sep 1920 A charge of separation is contained in the divorce petition which William Folger yesterday filed against Julia Folger.
  • 30 Sep 1920 Clara Vickery has filed a suit for divorce against Charles M. Vickery. She charges failure to provide and asks $10 per week for her support.
  • 30 Sep 1920 Vera Pfraffinger has filed a suit for divorce against Edward Pfraffinger. She alleges inhuman treatment and failure to provide. She asks suitable support for herself and child.

  • 01 Oct 1920 Charging that the defendant squandered money which he gave her to put in the bank and finally deserted him to make her home with a divorced husband, George Marquardt yesterday instituted proceedings for divorce from Cary Marquardt. He charges that in addition to depriving him of her companionship she carried away a set of silver knives, forks and spoons. He asks an order from the court directing the return of the silverware. George Zehender is named in the complaint as the divorced husband to whom the defendant returned.
  • 01 Oct 1920 Minnie Wyatt is seeking a divorce from Marion Wyatt. She alleges that the defendant is the possessor of a violent temper and that he nagged and abused her. She also charges that the defendant is engaged in an illegal business, the nature of which she does not set forth in her complaint.
  • 02 Oct 1920 Alleging that her husband sought to persuade her to associate with other men for immoral purposes, representing that she would earn easy money and that he would not be obliged to work, Ella M. Devlin yesterday filed an answer and cross-complaint to the divorce petition of William R. Devlin. Mrs. Devlin seeks the custody of their child and an allowance for its support.
  • 02 Oct 1920 Divorce and $2,500 alimony are demanded by Bessie V. Harvey in a complaint filed yesterday, naming Howard W. Harvey as the defendant. Infidelity to marriage vows is alleged. The plaintiff seeks the restoration of her maiden name, Bessie V. Davis.
  • 02 Oct 1920 Alleging that he employed the "fistic method" in settling matters of domestic controversy, Agnes Peigh has brought suit for a divorce from Floyd B. Peigh. She also charges infidelity to marriage vows.
  • 02 Oct 1920 Myrtle Acker is seeking a divorce from Arthur Acker on a charge of cruelty and non-support. She alleges that he won't make a home for her and refuses to buy her clothes.
  • 03 Oct 1920 Ilo M. Brock has filed suit for separate maintenance naming Edward J. Brock as defendant. She charges that she was obliged to leave the defendant because of his cruelty and asks for $75 per month for her support.
  • 03 Oct 1920 Callistus M. Harber is seeking a divorce from Loretta M. Harber, charging cruelty.
  • 05 Oct 1920 Jacob H. Householder is seeking a divorce from Maggie Householder charging that she made false accusations against him and told him that she wanted him to get a divorce.
  • 05 Oct 1920 Charging abuse and failure to provide Anna E. Powell is seeking separate maintenance in a complaint against James V. Powell.
  • 05 Oct 1920 Lawrence Burton is seeking a divorce from Beulah Burton. He avers that they were married and separated in 1914. She refused to leave her parents and come to Fort Wayne to live with him.
  • 06 Oct 1920 Bertha Krouse has brought suit for divorce against Henry H. Krouse charging abuse. She asks the custody of their child and an allowance of $100 per month for their support.
  • 06 Oct 1920 Hazel Zehender is seeking a divorce from J. Ames Zehender charging abuse and drunkenness. She asks for alimony in the sum of $1,000 and the restoration of her maiden name, Hazel May Thomas.
  • 06 Oct 1920 Leslie Smith wants a divorce from Stella Smith and charges that she associates with other men.
  • 06 Oct 1920 Celesta Drummer has been granted a divorce in superior court from August Drummer.
  • 06 Oct 1920 Amanda Hyde has been granted a divorce in superior court from Charles Hyde, at defendant's cost.
  • 06 Oct 1920 Minnie M. Allison has been granted a divorce in superior court from John L. Allison, with custody of son.
  • 07 Oct 1920 Blanche Lauer was given a divorce from Charles Lauer, together with the custody of two minor children, in the superior court by Judge Ballou, yesterday.
  • 08 Oct 1920 The lure of the khaki and the glamor encircling a dashing young defender of the country's soil proved too much for the restraint of matrimonial bonds, according to the divorce complaint which Henry R. Leach yesterday filed against Carry R. Leach. The third corner of the triangle is annonymous as far as the divorce complaint is concerned, Mr. Leach setting forth only the details of his wife's alleged infatuation.
  • 08 Oct 1920 William R. Devlin has been granted a divorce from Ella Devlin, together with the custody of a 13-months-old son. The mother is to be permitted to have the custody of the son at specified internals. Sensational charges contained in a cross-complaint filed by Mrs. Devlin last week were not substantiated in evidence.
  • 08 Oct 1920 The action for annulment of marriage of Catherine LaFevre by her next friend, Charles Richardson, against Renee LaFevre, has been dismissed at the plaintiff's cost.
  • 08 Oct 1920 Duncan Foreman was yesterday granted a divorce from Minerva Foreman.
  • 09 Oct 1920 Clara Heavey has been granted a divorce from William Heavey with the return of her maiden name, Clara Boder.
  • 09 Oct 1920 Dora Sharp was granted separation from Archie Sharp, the custody of their son, Benjamin, aged 3, and an allowance of $3 per week. She was ordered not to remarry for two years.
  • 09 Oct 1920 In the divorce suit of Bertha Witham against Perl Witham the decree was granted to the defendant, while the plaintiff was given the custody of the children and an allowance of $20 per month.
  • 09 Oct 1920 The court found for the plaintiff in the suit of Isabelle Fuchshuber against Adam Fuchshuber. The plaintiff was also awarded the custody of two children and an allowance of $25 per month for their support.
  • 09 Oct 1920 Matilda Prugh is seeking a divorce from William Prugh and alleges that the defendant possesses an exceedingly bad temper and wouldn't even permit her to talk with her neighbors. She asks for the custody of their two children.
  • 09 Oct 1920 The married life of Frances and James Dauth was exceedingly short lived, according to Mrs. Dauth's complaint, filed yesterday in the circuit court. She sets out that they were married last February and separated this month, after her husband beat her and drove her from their home.
  • 09 Oct 1920 Another war reomance has officially gone flooey with the filing of a suit yesterday by Bertha Aram for the annulment of her marriage to Allen Aram. The plaintiff sets out that they were married at Battle Creek, Mich., on December 9, 1918, where the defendant, a soldier, was stationed. She declares that after they has lived together for five days the defendant declared to her that their marriage was not bonafide and that he would not be bound by it. He thereupon deserted her, she declares, and she has not seen him since, although she has learned throught the war department that his real name was Aram Agemian, the name Allen Aram being a sort of nom de amour.
  • 10 Oct 1920 Cecil Boyd is suing for a divorce from Winnie Boyd, alleging that she refused to live with him and to do the housework properly.
  • 13 Oct 1920 Mina Bortner yesterday commenced a suit against Garmer Bortner for a divorce, together with $1,000 alimony and the custody of their child, with a yearly allowance of $500 for its support. She charges that the plaintiff abused her and urged her to get a divorce.
  • 14 Oct 1920 Mabel Gebert is suing for a divorce from Frank Gebert. She charges that her husband frequently humiliated her by publicly declaring how much more affection he hold for his mother and father than his wife. Abuse is also charged.
  • 14 Oct 1920 Carrie M. Wood is seeking a divorce from Leonard M. Wood on the grounds of cruelty. She asks $2,000 alimony.
  • 14 Oct 1920 Rowena Tinsley has been granted a divorce from Richard Tinsley by Judge Ballou, together with the custody of three minor children.
  • 15 Oct 1920 In the superior court, Mrs. C. Catherine Bryant has filed an action for divorce from Joseph Bryant. The plaintiff alleges that her husband is guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment and has made their home unhappy. She declares that he has threatened, continually to shoot and kill her and that he is jealous and prevents her from associating with her most intimate friends. She fears him and in addition to a divorce and $500 alimony she also seeks a restraining order from the court to prevent her husband from entering their home at 125 West Wayne street or her mother's home at 814 Barr street. They were married in 1895.
  • 16 Oct 1920 George Nicholson has brought suit for divorce from Lenora Nickolson, alleging that she left their home and informed him that she didn't love him and wouldn't continue to live with him. It is also charged that the violent temper of the defendant was a source of domestic disturbance.
  • 16 Oct 1920 Ida Mowery charges that Signey Mowery refused to give her money and constantly scolds her. Her divorce suit was filed yesterday. She asks the restoration of her maiden name, Rayhouser.
  • 16 Oct 1920 Demanding $500 alimony Catherine Bryant is seeking a divorce from Joseph Bryant. She charges abuse.
  • 16 Oct 1920 Ida M. Thomas is seeking a divorce from Edward E. Thomas on the ground of abuse and failure to provide.
  • 16 Oct 1920 Lillian Shumaker was granted a divorce from Marshall Shumaker and the restoration of her maiden name, Taylor.
  • 16 Oct 1920 Angus E. Giant was granted a divorce from Marie Giant. The decree was issued at the plaintiff's cost.
  • 17 Oct 1920 Mary E. Smith is seeking a divorce from Herman Smith. She charges the plaintiff deserted her on April 3, 1916.
  • 17 Oct 1920 Leslie M. Wolf charged a long list of delinquencies against Rose R. Wolf in a divorce complaint yesterday. He alleges that his spouse refused to cook for him, stayed away from home for weeks at a time and constantly nagged and abused him.
  • 19 Oct 1920 Charles V. Turner yesterday brought suit against Ebba C. Turner seeking a divorce on the ground of abandonment.
  • 19 Oct 1920 Charging that his wife left their home while he was absent and that he later found her at Auburn and leaving blank some of the other allegations of the complaint, Theodore Reinewald yesterday filed suit for divorce against Minnie Reinewald. He seeks the custody of their two children.
  • 19 Oct 1920 Abandonment and failure to provide are the grounds on which Ada L. Fairburn is seeking a divorce from John Fairburn.
  • 20 Oct 1920 Disa M. Myers is seeking a divorce from Harry Myers on the ground of cruelty and failure to provide. She seeks the restoration of her maiden name, Haag.
  • 20 Oct 1920 William Sproat is seeking separation from Luella Sproat on the ground of cruelty.
  • 21 Oct 1920 Alleging that he blacked her eyes and was cruel to her in other ways, Mary Campbell has filed a suit for divorce from Charles Campbell. They were married in 1916 and separated August 23.
  • 21 Oct 1920 Hattie Stepp has filed a suit for a divorce from Ervin Stepp, alleging that he has failed to provide for her. She states that he is lazy and neglectful and that she has been forced to work for a living among strangers. They were married January 24, last.
  • 22 Oct 1920 Edith Darby is seeking a divorce from Hadsell Darby charging failure to provide. She asserts further that the defendant stays out late at night and by waking her up on his return home interferes with her rest and makes her duties the next day as a saleslady in a Fort Wayne store more difficult to perform. She demands alimony in the sum of $2,000.
  • 22 Oct 1920 Calvin Eddington is seeking a divorce from Amanda Eddington charging that she becomes intoxicated and abuses him.
  • 22 Oct 1920 Alice M. Syphers was yesterday afternoon granted a divorce from Louis L. Syphers by Judge Ballou in the superior court. Owing to an involved property settlement the hearing of the cause required the greater part of the afternoon. The plaintiff was awarded alimony in the sum of $1,000 and a further property settlement was reached in an agreement made with the approval of the court. The plaintiff is to receive monthly payments of $25 until the alimony and a durther sum agreed upon is paid. A judgment of $2,000 for attorneys' fees was entered.
  • 23 Oct 1920 LeRoy E. Thomas was granted a divorce from Marietta Thomas.
  • 23 Oct 1920 Mary Greene was granted a divorce from Anthony Greene with the provision that she is not to remarry for two years.
  • 23 Oct 1920 Jason Underwood got a divorce from Marina Underwood.
  • 23 Oct 1920 Margarite Bartels was divorced from William F. Bartels, the decree being granted on her cross-complaint. Her maiden name, Nelson was restored.
  • 23 Oct 1920 Elizabeth Gaby is seeking a divorce from Oliver Gaby charging cruelty and failure to provide.
  • 23 Oct 1920 Charging that he made false accusations against her in the presence of her friends, greatly to her humiliation, Hannah Greed is seeking a divorce from John Greed. She also charges abuse and makes the claim that she has been bruised and injured as a result of his rough treatment.
  • 26 Oct 1920 John Ladig is seeking a divorce from Mary Ladig on grounds of cruelty.
  • 26 Oct 1920 Charging that she left home when he refused to turn over his property to her, Henry Hatcher is seeking a divorce from Mary E. Hatcher.
  • 27 Oct 1920 Earl Edgell has filed a suit for divorce from Rona Edgell. The plaintiff alleges that they were married in September and separated in October. He charges that his wife refused to cook and refused to do the mending and that she nagged and scolded him continuously. He says she also refused to go to the home he provided.
  • 27 Oct 1920 Judge Ballou in the superior court has granted a divorce to Jessie Reamer from August Reamer. The plaintiff's maiden name of Jessie Brown was also restored.
  • 28 Oct 1920 Charging abuse and demanding $5,000 alimony, Louise Z. Gaffey is seeking a divorce from Willis R. Gaffey.
  • 28 Oct 1920 Ella V. Dupee charges failure to provide in the divorce petition which she has filed against L. B. Dupee. She asks for the restoration of her maiden name, Ella V. Brown.
  • 29 Oct 1920 John Nebur is seeking a divorce from Thekia Nebur on the grounds of cruel treatment.
  • 29 Oct 1920 Nellie Schultz is seeking a divorce from Arnold Schultz. She charges cruel treatment and seeks the restoration of her maiden name, Nellie Johnson.
  • 29 Oct 1920 In the case of Ilo Brock against Ed Brock, for separate maintenance, two minor children were turned over to the board of children's guardians. The defendant is to pay for their support and is also ordered to pay an allowance to the plaintiff in the event no reconciliation is affected.
  • 30 Oct 1920 A divorce and the custody of their two children is sought by Benjamin E. Sanders in a complaint filed yesterday against Elizabeth Sanders. He charges cruel treatment.
  • 30 Oct 1920 Charging that she took long trips with other men and was unfaithful to her marriage vows, Oliver L. Flynn yesterday filed suit for divorce from Elizabeth Flynn. He asks the custody of their child.
  • 30 Oct 1920 Charging that he gave her a black eye and is generally quarrelsome, Cassie J. McGrath is seeking a divorce from Millard F. McGrath. She charges that she was abliged to support herself.

  • 02 Nov 1920 Charging failure to provide, Daisy Eakins is seeking a divorce from Marion Eakins.
  • 02 Nov 1920 Ellen Loomis was yesterday granted a divorce from Benjamin Loomis and granted the custody of their son.
  • 05 Nov 1920 In the superior court yesterday a divorce was given Darrell Klingman from Lester L. Klingman and the defendant's maiden name of Darrell Deaton was restored.
  • 05 Nov 1920 A divorce was given Anne Overhulser from George Overhulser and the defendant's maiden name of Anna Hibeley was restored.
  • 05 Nov 1920 Emma Frost was granted a divorce from Fred Frost.
  • 06 Nov 1920 The wager wedding of George and Louise Spain was of short life and full of trouble. After married life of just 27 days Louise Spain, yesterday filed suit for divorce from George Spain, charging that Spain failed to provide for her, making it necessary for her to make her home with her own people, and that he made threats to shoot her and her sister. The Spain wedding started on a wager. The charivari ended in a shooting scrape which landed the bridegroom in police court. And now the final chapter is to be written in the divorce court. Mrs. Spain was formerly Miss Louise Reyer.
  • 06 Nov 1920 Charging that the defendant's brother persuaded her to leave him and come to reside in Michigan, Clarence Blitz yesterday began suit for divorce from Margaret Blitz. They were married in January and separated in October, according to the compalint.
  • 06 Nov 1920 Alleging that there is constant strife between them Josie Richle is seeking a divorce from John Riehle. She also seeks the custody of their three children.
  • 06 Nov 1920 Lenora G. Pierce has been granted a divorce from Ogden Pierce.
  • 07 Nov 1920 Charging that he called her names and forced her to work while ill, Mary A. Martin is seeking a divorce from Jesse Martin. She asks for alimony in the sum of $1,500 and a weekly allowance of $15.
  • 09 Nov 1920 Edna M. Menzie is seeking a divorce from Arthur E. Menzie on the ground of failure to provide.
  • 09 Nov 1920 Edna Trautman is seeking a divorce from John Trautman, jr., and alleges desertion. She also charges that her husband carried a loaded revolver and that he falsely accused her. She demands $5,000 alimony.
  • 09 Nov 1920 Merta Allen has filed a petition to reopen the action in which her husband was granted a divorce. She asserts that she was in Michigan when the divorce was granted and that service was had only by publication.
  • 09 Nov 1920 The divorce case of Lulu Gorrell against John Gorrell was dismissed.
  • 09 Nov 1920 The divorce case of Jacob N. Reese against Effie Reese has been dismissed.
  • 09 Nov 1920 Frances Clymer was granted a divorce from George Clymer together with $290 alimony.
  • 11 Nov 1920 In the superior court Mrs. Martha Feighter yesterday entered a suit for a divorce from Charles Feighter and also seeks judgment in the sum of $20,000. Mrs. Feighter states in her complaint that her husband is guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment, alleging that he is extremely jealous and that living with him became intolerable. They were married in 1907, the complaint alleges, that 11 children were born to them, ten of whom are living, six being minors. It is alleged that the property east of the city owned by the defendant is valued at $15,000, and that other property, including money in banks, amounts ot $30,000. In addition to the judgement for $20,000 the plaintiff also asks for the custody of the minor children and a suitable allowance for their care and the allowance of $1,000 for the attorney's fee.
  • 12 Nov 1920 Ruby Gaby is seeking a divorce from LeRoy Gaby. She alleges abuse and asks for the custody of their child.
  • 12 Nov 1920 Mary Tegtmeyer is seeking a divorce from Theodore Tegtmeyer. She charges failure to provide and asks for the custody of their three children.
  • 13 Nov 1920 Mary Boschet is seeking a divorce from Floyd Boschet and charges abuse and failure to provide in her complaint.
  • 13 Nov 1920 Charging that in their courting days her husband represented to her that he was a man of means but the after their wedding she discovered that his only property was four children by a former marriage, Gladys Diggs is seeking a divorce from Clyde Diggs after married thraldom which continued only from March until November.
  • 13 Nov 1920 Charging that he took her money, that he was addicted to drugs, that he failed to provide for her and that he threatened to shoot her, Pearl Ulery yesterday began a suit for divorce from Cleatus Ulery.
  • 13 Nov 1920 Maude Wagner charges failure to provide in the divorce petition which she filed yesterday naming Dustain Wagner defendant. She asks the custody of their three children.
  • 13 Nov 1920 Mildora Mitchell is suing for a divorce from Rolly Mitchell charging abuse. She asks for the custody of their child and an allowance of $60 per month.
  • 13 Nov 1920 Charging that she stayed away for weeks at a time, that she was unfaithful to marriage vows and that she cursed and swore at him, Charles E. Bemers is suing for a divorce from Ethel L. Bemers.
  • 13 Nov 1920 Florence S. Trimmel was granted a divorce from Homer O. Trimmel and their four children were placed in the custody of the defendant's mother with an order that the defendant is to pay $20 per month to their support.
  • 16 Nov 1920 Nellie Smith is seeking a divorce from Ernest Smith charging failure to provide. She also avers that her husband was placed in jail and made threats to kill her if she refused to live with him on his release.
  • 16 Nov 1920 Judge W. N. Ballou yesterday granted John Parsons a divorce from Henriette Parsons with the provision that the plaintiff must not marry for two years.
  • 16 Nov 1920 The divorce suit of Herbert J. Keenan against Mary Keenan has been dismissed.
  • 17 Nov 1920 Dorothy M. Canada yesterday filed suit for divorce from Walter H. Canada. She charges abuse and failure to provide.
  • 17 Nov 1920 Scott E. Robinstine is seeking separation from Laura Robinstine after a married career which lasted from September until December. He charges that his wife associated with other men for immoral purposes and that she was arrested and convicted on a charge in police court.
  • 17 Nov 1920 In a petiton to modify a decree, Merl Armstrong is seeking to secure the custody of her daughter, Dorothy, whose custody was awarded to the child's father, John Armgstrong, in the couple's divorce proceedings several months ago. She alleged that the child is not properly cared for, that it is punished too severely, that gifts which she sends it are destroyed and that recently the child was taken ill and she was not notified.
  • 18 Nov 1920 Thelma A. King has filed a suit for divorce from Paul S. King, alleging cruel treatment. She asks support for herself and one child.
  • 18 Nov 1920 Emily Glenn has filed a suit for divorce from Harry Hubert Glenn, alleging desertion. She asks custody of two children and an allowance of $10 per week for support.
  • 18 Nov 1920 Marths S. Holliday seeks a divorce from Harry C. Holliday, alleging cruel treatment.
  • 19 Nov 1920 Joseph Middleton is suing for a divorce from Elizabeth Middleton. He charges abandonment.
  • 19 Nov 1920 Henry Eiter was granted a divorce from Mollie Eiter in superior court.
  • 19 Nov 1920 Lillie Osterman was granted a divorce from Clarence M. Osterman on her cross complaint. She was also awarded the custody of their minor child with a monthly allowance of $20 for its support.
  • 20 Nov 1920 Avis Cramer has been granted a divorce from Levery Cramer and was given back her maiden name. Avis Naylor. She was prohibited from remarrying for two years.
  • 21 Nov 1920 Judge Ballou found for the plaintiff yesterday in the divorce action of Burton B. Spaulding against Marie Spaulding.
  • 21 Nov 1920 Adelia Biddle was yesterday granted a divorce from Clyde Biddle with the custody of their child and an allowance of $5 per week for its maintenance.
  • 24 Nov 1920 Charging that they separated in November 26, 1911, and have not lived together since that time, Edward A. Baumgartner is seeking a divorce from Dora Baumgartner. He alleged that during their married life the defendant make their home life so disagreeable as to be unbearable.
  • 24 Nov 1920 Charging that the defendant took his savings and went away to stay for fourteen days and that on her return she informed him that she would no longer live with him, John K. Dager is seeking a divorce from Lola Dager.
  • 25 Nov 1920 Mrs. Gene Dillman has brought a suit in the superior court against her husband, Alfred Dillman in which she asks for a divorce. She charges her husband with cruel treatment and says that among other things he would not permit her to visit her parents.
  • 27 Nov 1920 In the superior court Judge Ballou granted Marguerite Hines a divorce from Ernest R. Hines.
  • 27 Nov 1920 In the superior court the divorce suit of Nina Bortner against Garmer Bortner was dismissed on motion of the plaintiff.
  • 28 Nov 1920 Larkin A. Crickmore was legally separated from Mary A. Crickmore. The degree was entered at the plaintiff's cost. The prosecuting attorney appeared for the defendant.
  • 28 Nov 1920 Effie Freels received a divorce from Ora Freels with the custody of their children. The judgement was granted at the cost of the plaintiff, after the prosecuting attorney entered a formal defense through a general denial.
  • 28 Nov 1920 Clementine Clem was divorced from Floyd E. Clem and received the custody of the children with an allowance of $30 per month.
  • 28 Nov 1920 Charlotte Schmidt is suing for a divorce from William C. Schmidt alleging abuse and failure to provide. The plaintiff broke up their furniture, Mrs. Schmidt charges. She asks the custody of their children and an allowance of $360 per year for their support in addition to alimony in the sum of $1,000.
  • 28 Nov 1920 Charles E. Carpenter is seeking a divorce from Edna Carpenter, charging desertion.
  • 30 Nov 1920 Alta E. Drew is seeking a divorce from Edward T. Drew alleging false accusations. She seeks the custody of their children on order for support money.
  • 30 Nov 1920 Minnie Randall has filed suit for a limited divorce from David Randall. She charges abuse and asserts that on one occasion the defendant locked her out of their home. She asks allowance of $60 per month.
  • 30 Nov 1920 Jessie F. Hill was granted a divorce from Alva J. Hill by Judge Ballou in the superior court yesterday. She was also granted the custody of their daughter.
  • 30 Nov 1920 The divorce suit of Mary Epple against Henry Epple was dismissed.
  • 30 Nov 1920 Julia Pape was granted a divorce from George Pape with an allowance of $25 per month and the custody of their two children.

  • 01 Dec 1920 The divorce suit of Helena Noll against Benedick Noll has been dismissed.
  • 01 Dec 1920 Myrtle Acker was granted a divorce from Arthur Acker and her maiden name, Hubbard was restored.
  • 01 Dec 1920 Eliza Jackson was granted a divorce from Phillip Jackson. She also received the custody of their two children and an allowance of $5 per week.
  • 01 Dec 1920 Adah Luther was divorced from George Luther and received the restoration of her maiden name, Leibrenz.
  • 01 Dec 1920 Alleging that she stays away from home and won't account for her goings and comings, Frank Belchin is seeking a divorce from Ida Belchin.
  • 01 Dec 1920 Mary Neuman charges abuse and failure to provide in the divorce petition which she has filed against Herman Neuman. She asks the custody of their children.
  • 01 Dec 1920 Franklin G. Watson charges that Winona Watson is unfaithful to marriage vows.
  • 01 Dec 1920 Habitual drunkenness, unfaithfulness, failure to provide and abuse are some of the things which interfered with the conjugal felicity of Marie and Orlie Gaskill, according to Mrs. Gaskill's divorce complaint filed yesterday.
  • 02 Dec 1920 Alleging that he treated her cruelly from the time they were married and that he refused to properly support her, Mrs. Linnie Lindeman has filed an application for a divorce from Thomas E. Lindeman. They have no children.
  • 04 Dec 1920 Samuel Oswalt played some strange variations on the theme of the single standard of morality for men and women according to the divorce complaint which Leuella Oswalt has filed against him. Mrs. Oswalt alleges that her husband has a weakness for female company other that her own and insisted that it was his privilege to stray through pastures green three evenings a week. She asserts that he spent these evening in various questionable ways and that when she could obtain a divorce or, if she preferred was at liberty to seek consolation in illicit amours of her own.
  • 04 Dec 1920 Alleging that he hit her hard enough to knock her down, May Shumm is suing for a divorce from Fred Shumm. She asks a restraining order for her protection.
  • 05 Dec 1920 Theodore Beberstein is seeking a divorce from Virginia Beberstein charging desertion. They were married last June, according to the complaint.
  • 05 Dec 1920 Cecil Kaylor is suing for a divorce from Bertha Kaylor and charges that she becomes intoxicated, abuses him, forces him to do his own cooking and dares him to strike her.
  • 05 Dec 1920 Inez Justus is suing for a divorce from John Justus charging abuse. They were married on November 17, 1920, according to Mrs. Justus' complaint.
  • 05 Dec 1920 Anna Hoffman was granted a divorce from Walter Hoffman with the custody of a minor child and an allowance of $5 per week.
  • 07 Dec 1920 Bertha R. Kaylor has filed a suit in superior court asking for a decree of divorce from Cecil F. Kaylor, alleging that her husband was content for her to maintain herself and her four children on the diminutive sum of one dollar per day as a truckman at the Nickle Plate railroad. It is also alleged in the complaint that about a year ago Kaylor was arrested and sentenced and that because of his wife's pleading he was released, that she took him back to her upon his promise to be good, all of which he has ignored. Kaylor filed a suit against his wife on the same day.
  • 07 Dec 1920 Sadies Maxwell is seeking a diorce from John Maxwell, alleging among other things that her husband squandered a quanitity of money she had accumulated prior to their marriage and that his treatment of her was such that neighbors called the humane officer.
  • 08 Dec 1920 Marie Dishong is suing for a divorce from Lawrence Dishong, charging abuse and failure to provide.
  • 08 Dec 1920 W. Smith Thomas is seeking a divorce from Mary Thomas charging abandonment.
  • 08 Dec 1920 Charging that he gambled away all his own money and went to great lengths to secure hers to use in the same way, Fannie Campbell is seeking a divorce from Harry Campbell.
  • 08 Dec 1920 Catherine E. Schmitt was granted a divorce from John H. Schmitt with the custody of their children and an allowance of $16 per week. David E. Smith acted as special judge in the case.
  • 09 Dec 1920 Floyd B. Peigh filed a suit for a divorce yesterday from Agnes Peigh. He alleges cruel and inhuman treatment and charges among other things that his wife has the habit of calling him vile names.
  • 09 Dec 1920 Herbert H. Tons alleges cruel and inhuman treatment in his complaint for a divorce from Catherine M. Tons. They have one son, aged nine years. The plaintiff says he worked at nights for a time, and that his wife got the habit of attending dances without his knowledge and consent.
  • 09 Dec 1920 Percy C. Wilburn seeks a divorce from Addie Wilburn, cruel and inhuman treatment being his complaint. The plaintiff alleges that his wife frequently struck him with some dangerous instrument and threatened his life. His wife finally left him and went to Chicago to live, he says, and he also states that she has written several letters to members of his congregation for the purpose of embarrassing him and interfering with his work as a minister of the gospel.
  • 10 Dec 1920 Charging failure to provide and abuse, Mary R. Bloom has filed suit for divorce from Foster P. Bloom. She asks the custody of their two children and an allowance for their support.
  • 10 Dec 1920 Sadie L. Buchanan is suing for a divorce from Henry N. Buchanan charging desertion. She asks an allowance of $15 per week.
  • 10 Dec 1920 Mary J. Blair is seeking a divorce from Amos Bair asking $3,500 alimony. She charges that he frequently asserted that she only married him for his money and spread false reports about her.
  • 10 Dec 1920 Marie C. Miller would be rid of Arthur J. Miller. Her complaint charges abuse.
  • 10 Dec 1920 Ida M. Free charges failure to provide in a divorce complaint against Clem L. Free.
  • 10 Dec 1920 William H. Drewett seeks a divorce from Eva J. Drewett and charges her with abuse, false accusations and abandonment. He asserts that when she finally left him she set up housekeeping under her maiden name, Spahr, and has a telephone installed in that name.
  • 10 Dec 1920 Floyd Greek charged cruelty in the divorce complaint filed against Flossie Greek.
  • 10 Dec 1920 Phae M. Fryer is suing for a divorce from Mary L. Fryer and charges cruelty.
  • 10 Dec 1920 Dortha Herbst is suing Herman Herbst for divorce and charges cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 10 Dec 1920 The divorce suit of Alice Anderson against Charles Anderson was dismissed in superior court.
  • 10 Dec 1920 The divorce suit of Leon Cleveland against Lela Cleveland was dismissed in superior court.
  • 11 Dec 1920 Effie McFarland was granted a divorce from Lon McFarland with the custody of their child.
  • 11 Dec 1920 Cecil Boyd was granted a divorce from Winnie Boyd.
  • 11 Dec 1920 Matilda McGregor yesterday brought suit for divorce from George E. McGregor. She charges that her husband abused her and stayed out late nights.
  • 14 Dec 1920 Alleging that his wife is a spiritualist and that the pursuit of that creed kept her out until midnight four nights a week, Oscar Mann yesterday brought suit for divorce from Emma Mann. The couple were married on August 21, 1892 and separated on December 8, 1920, the compalint recites.
  • 14 Dec 1920 Failure to provide and false accusations are named as grounds for divorce in the suit which Mildred McClelland has filed against Paul McClellan.
  • 14 Dec 1920 Charging that she "scolds, naggs, threatens and curses him" and caused his arrest without cause, James W. Monroe is seeking a divorce from Ethel O. Monroe.
  • 15 Dec 1920 Ida M. Thomas was granted a divorce from Edward E. Thomas. An order establishing her ownership of certain personal property was made.
  • 15 Dec 1920 Charging that she remains at her father's home and refuses to come t live with him, Earl J. Schnitz is suing for divorce from Evelyn Schnitz. The complaint contains other charges.
  • 15 Dec 1920 Charging abuse, Sophia Bodigan has filed suit for divorce from Zack Bodigan.
  • 15 Dec 1920 A divorce suit has been filed by Ruth Alter from George Alter charging abuse.
  • 19 Dec 1920 Charging cruelty, Alonzo R. Brown has filed suit for divorce against Millie L. Brown.
  • 19 Dec 1920 Charging cruelty Ethel Lambert has filed suit for divorce against Floyd Lambert.
  • 19 Dec 1920 Charging cruelty Jennie Kerfoot has filed suit for divorce against Thomas Kerfoot. Mrs. Kerfoot seeks $2,000 alimony.
  • 19 Dec 1920 Charging curelty Minnie Sutton has filed suit for divorce against Robert Sutton.
  • 21 Dec 1920 Gordon C. Laub is suing for divorce from Henrietta Laub and alleges that she refused to perofrm her household duties.
  • 21 Dec 1920 James E. Gage is seeking a divorce from Grace M. Gage. He charges abuse and false accusations.
  • 22 Dec 1920 George P. Buchan is suing for a divorce from Mabel Z. Buchan and alleges that she has immoral companions.
  • 23 Dec 1920 Extreme cruelty is the charge in an action filed in the superior court by Shirley Gephart against George E. Gephart, asking divorce, custody of her child and support.
  • 23 Dec 1920 In the superior court yesterday divorces were granted as follows: Bertha R. Kaylor from Cecil F. Kaylor; Disa M. Meyers from Harvey Meyers; Elizabeth Gaby from Oliver Gaby.
  • 24 Dec 1920 After a married life of seven months, Clara Trees is seeking a divorce from John J. Trees alleging failure to provide.
  • 24 Dec 1920 Demand for $5,000 alimony is made in the divorce suit which Vera D. Nicodemus filed yesterday against Ferdinand Nicodemus. She charges neglect.
  • 28 Dec 1920 Katherine Felton yesterday filed suit for a limited separation from Ora E. Felton, alleging cruel treatment. A year's separation is petitioned for with the custody of the children and an allowance for their support and education.
  • 28 Dec 1920 Charging constant nagging and false accusations, Florence Wolfe yesterday filed suit for divorce from Curt Wolfe. She asks for the custody of their two children and an allowance for their support.
  • 29 Dec 1920 Samuel R. Kamp is suing for a divorce from Walter Kamp, charging abandonment.
  • 29 Dec 1920 Alleging that he was deserted after a married life which lasted from March to September, Frank Osterman is seeking a divorce from Helen Osterman. His wife went back to her father's home in Garrett, the plaintiff alleges.
  • 30 Dec 1920 In the superior court Ada L. Fairfield was granted a divorce from John Fairfield.
  • 30 Dec 1920 John L. Dodson has filed a suit for divorce from Ollie Dodson, alleging abandonment. He states that his wife left him on September 15, 1918, and that she has never communicated with him or let him know where she is.
  • 30 Dec 1920 Mary Ladig has filed a cross-complaint to the proceedings of her husband, seeking a divorce.
  • 31 Dec 1920 Marie Motter is seeking a divorce from Boyd Motter. She charges among other things that he associates with other women.
  • 31 Dec 1920 The divorce proceedings of John E. Louraine against Maude Louraine was dismissed.
  • 31 Dec 1920 Oliver L. Flynn was granted a divorce from Elizabeth Flynn with the custody of their eight-year-old son.
  • 31 Dec 1920 The divorce petition of C. Catherine Bryant against Joseph Bryant, was taken under advisement.
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