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Divorce News and Records, Allen Co., Indiana

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1924

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette


  • 01 Jan 1924 Irene Schwartz testified that her husband, Roy Schwartz, ordered her to leave their home and when she refused he abused her until she had to send for her father to come and take her to his home. The plaintiff was granted a divorce and the custody of a child and the defendant was ordered to pay $4 a week to its support.
  • 01 Jan 1924 Edith King was divorced from Otis King, who told the court that her husband threatened to kill her.
  • 01 Jan 1924 Margaret Borcherding was granted a divorce from William Borcherding. The couple was married in 1920 and separated five times during their married life, the plaintiff said. The custody of their child was given to Mrs. Elizabeth Eberswine, mother of the plaintiff, and Borcherding was ordered to pay $20 a month to its support.
  • 01 Jan 1924 Elizabeth Messman was divorced from Wilfred Messman and was given the custody of her son. Max Messman, Jr. Mrs. Messman charged cruel and inhuman treatment. The husband was ordered to pay $4 a week for the support of the child.
  • 01 Jan 1924 Ruth France said that Wesley France deserted her and returned to live with his former wife from whom he was divorced. Mrs. France had her maiden name of Ruth Pyle restored.
  • 01 Jan 1924 Emma Maxwell sued for divorce from John Maxwell, charging that he abandoned her four years ago. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Rosalie Tresselt be restored.
  • 01 Jan 1924 Della Jones, 3324 South Harrison street, filed a complaint asking a divorce from Lewis Jones, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. She asks that her maiden name of Della M. Taylor be restored.
  • 03 Jan 1924 Frank Wilhelm was granted a divorce from Elizabeth Wilhelm late yesterday afternoon in superior court. The plaintiff testified that he and his wife had not lived together since 1909. When he came to Fort Wayne from Illinois in that year she refused to accompany him.
  • 03 Jan 1924 A divorce was granted to Laura Wisner from Samuel Wisner. The plaintiff said her husband has filed to support her for many years.
  • 03 Jan 1924 Leon Rathbun, living at the Vernon hotel, charged his wife, Emma Rathbun with desertion.
  • 03 Jan 1924 Nellie Brand has filed suit for divorce from George Brand alleging failure to support and that he associated with other women. Brand lives at 1015 Oneida street.
  • 03 Jan 1924 Charles Anderson, 703 West Berry street, seeks a divorce from May Anderson, charging desertion. The couple married October 6, 1914, and separated May 11, 1921.
  • 03 Jan 1924 David Azar, 1913 Smith street, filed a complaint for divorce from Mary Azar, charging desertion. The couple was married in Syria eight years ago.
  • 04 Jan 1924 Myrtle Brinker, of Perry township, yesterday filed suit for a divorce from Lum Brinker and asked $5,000 alimony. The plaintiff claims that for more than two years her husband had illicit relations with a woman who resided in the neighborhood. She says that the conduct of her husband has been such that she can no longer live with him. Brinker owns a farm of 60 acres in Perry township.
  • 04 Jan 1924 Daniel Holom filed suit for a divorce from Veronica Holom, charging that she had got possession of his money and has refused to live with him. She locks him out of the house at times, he says.
  • 04 Jan 1924 Walter R. Davis, 924 East Wayne street, filed suit for a divorce from Velma Davis, charging that she stayed out late at night and refused to cook his meals for him.
  • 04 Jan 1924 Arthur A. Beyers, 4410 Arlington avenue, filed a complaint asking a divorce from Edna L. Beyers. He said the defendant refused to live with him because he would not buy her a new bed. He said he was paying on other furniture and was unable to buy the bed.
  • 04 Jan 1924 Clementine Huber was granted a divorce from Walter Huber by Judge Ryan. She testified that her husband was guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 04 Jan 1924 Dora Shuler was divorced from Roy Shuler and was granted the custody of four children. The defendant was ordered to pay $8 a week to the support of the children. The plaintiff testified that her husband struck and beat her and called her vile names.
  • 04 Jan 1924 Norma Rosie was granted a divorce from Babe Rosie on charges of cruelty.
  • 04 Jan 1924 Oliver Stewart filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Mrs. Constance Stewart, alleging that she associated with other men.
  • 05 Jan 1924 Alleging that Frank Mike, a native of Turkey, married her and took her to a rooming house of bad repute to make their home, Clara Mike, 1210 Breck street, yesterday filed a cross complaint for divorce. The married life of the couple lasted only four days, according to Mrs. Mike. Her complaint states that the wedding took place on December 19 and the separation on December 23. Mrs. Mike said that before their marriage Mike represented himself as a man of wealth and told her he owned much property, both in Fort Wayne and in Constantinople, Turkey. This representation was false, she alleges.
  • 05 Jan 1924 Eli A. Walter, 1311 Woodbine place, filed a cross-complaint for divorce from his wife, Edna Walter, alleging that she visited places of questionable repute and that she kept company with other men in her own home in his absence. He also alleged that Mrs. Walter neglected their child and often left it with neighbors while she went out to have a good time.
  • 06 Jan 1924 Mary Grim, 544 Brandriff street, filed a complaint asking a divorce from Dallas Grim, grocer and confectioner, declaring that he cursed her and called her vile names. The couple married 24 years ago and have eight children. Mrs. Grim asks $30 a week for the support of herself and her minor children.
  • 06 Jan 1924 Gladys Koers, 2119 Anthony boulevard, brought suit for divorce and $3,000 alimony from Louis Koers, railroad engineer, charging non-support and cruelty.
  • 06 Jan 1924 Bessie V. Niblick, 2017 Roy street, asked a divorce from Charles Niblick. She said her husband gave her a beating with his fists on December 26.
  • 06 Jan 1924 Flossie Evans, 3714 Shady court, filed a divorce complaint against Charles Evans, charging failure to provide and cruelty.
  • 06 Jan 1924 Judge Ryan gave David M. Blume a divorce from Ann Blume, on testimony that she eloped to Denver with another man.
  • 08 Jan 1924 The divorce suit of Minnie Grotholtman-Elmer against John Grotholtman went on trial yesterday afternoon in superior court before Special Judge Fred B. Shoaff. The plaintiff secured a divorce more than five years ago from Grotholtman, but it has since been found that Mrs. Grotholtman had not lived in Indiana for two years prior to the granting of the decree and therefore it is not legal. She married John Elmer more than five years ago and they have a child. Mrs. Grotholtman testified that she believed her first divorce was legal. The fight now centers about the custody of their children. The plaintiff charged that Grotholtman deserted her in California when her last child was only one day old and returned to Fort Wayne. The hearing will be continued this afternoon.
  • 08 Jan 1924 John Silvers, 719 West Jefferson street, brought suit for a divorce from Mrs. Marie Silvers charging that she abandoned him last December
  • 08 Jan 1924 When Former Judge William N. Ballou entered his appearance yesterday afternoon in superior court in the divorce case of Roy C. Allen against Fayma Allen as "a friend of the court" he soon blasted Allen's hopes for a decree. Ballou was not an attorney in the case which was heard before Judge Charles J. Ryan, but he had heard that Allen deserted his wife in Fort Wayne and had gone to South Carolina with another woman and had lived with her as his wife. As soon as Allen had told his story against his wife, Judge Ryan gave Former Judge Ballou a chance to question the witness. Allen admitted that he had left his wife Fayma in Fort Wayne and that he had gone to South Carolina to visit his parents and that he was soon joined by another Fort Wayne woman who he had held forth as his wife. Allen said the woman who had joined him in South Carolina was a nurse who was caring for him. He said his health had been shattered by shell shock suffered during the World war. Judge Ryan took the view that a married man had no right to pass off his nurse as his wife and refused to grant a divorce to Allen. The instance was rather unusual in the local courts, but Judge Ryan said the procedure followed by Attorney Ballou is well established by law.
  • 09 Jan 1924 Emma Kerber was granted a divorce from Charles A. Kerber late yesterday afternoon in superior court. The plaintiff said her husband told her she was too old for him and said that he deserted her without cause. She also charged failure to support. The defendant was several years the junior of the plaintiff.
  • 09 Jan 1924 Mamie Armstrong was granted a divorce from Walter Armstrong, on a plea of failure to provide. The plaintiff's maiden name of Mamie Arick was restored.
  • 09 Jan 1924 Rena Wagner was given a decree of separation from Dale Wagner. The plaintiff testified to failure to provide and said her husband squandered his money gambling.
  • 09 Jan 1924 Mildred L. Wilcox was granted a divorce from Clarence J. Wilcox and was given the custody of her daughter, age 4. The plaintiff charged abandonment.
  • 09 Jan 1924 The case of Minnie Grotholtman-Elmer for a divorce from John Grotholtman was taken under advisement by Special Judge Fred B. Shoaff yesterday afternoon. Her mother and grandmother were witnesses yesterday afternoon in superior court. They spoke German and Detective Sergeant Peter Junk acted as interpreter. The plaintiff charged desertion and the defendant charged infidelity. The custody of two children is at stake.
  • 10 Jan 1924 The only time Wilson Carpenter, of New Haven, was ever in a church in his life was when he went to a funeral, according to a complaint for limited divorce filed in superior court yesterday afternoon by his wife Sarah. She asks a five-year divorce. Mrs. Carpenter, who says she is a Christian, alleges that her husband would not take her to church. She also alleges that her husband was a habitual drunkard and that he assured her he would make moonshine whisky whenever he pleased so that he would have plenty of liquor to drink and some to sell. Before their marriage Mrs. Carpenter charges that her husband represented to her that he had a house and several lots in New Haven. After the marriage she found that his house was a shack in the bottom of a 10-foot gravel pit near New Haven, she said. The couple married November 11, 1923, and separated December 12.
  • 10 Jan 1924 The divorce case of Constance Stewart against Oliver Charles Stewart was granted a change of venue to DeKalb county.
  • 10 Jan 1924 The case in which Thomas Norton, officer of the state of West Virginia, was attempting to extradite Ira W. Eary who was wanted on a charge of wife and child desertion, ended yesterday when the plaintiffs in the case accepted the offer of Eary to pay his wife $30 a month instead of $20 a month. Eary then dismissed his suit for a writ of habeas corpus and was discharged from custody. The case was heard before Judge Ryan in superior court. Eary is suing his wife, who is in West Virginia, for a divorce in superior court.
  • 11 Jan 1924 Flossie Mock asked a decree from Denver Mock in a complaint charging cruel and inhuman treatment. She said she was married in 1918 and separated in 1923.
  • 11 Jan 1924 Mrs. Gladys Coolidge asked a divorce and $5,000 alimony from Edwin Coolidge, to whom she was married 10 years ago. She said that for the past four years her husband has made life unbearable by his nagging and jealousy. She asks the custody of her daughter, age 5.
  • 11 Jan 1924 Ross McGowen spent his time playing pool when he pretended to be working, according to charges made by his wife, Cora McGowan, 123 West Washington street.
  • 11 Jan 1924 James Maywell, 525 Hough street, asked a divorce from Francis Maywell, alleging that she refused to care for his home and that she falsely accused him of improper relations with other women.
  • 11 Jan 1924 Minnie Grotholtman-Elmer got rid of her surplus husband yesterday afternoon when John Grotheltman was granted a divorce from her by Special Judge Fred B. Shoaff on a cross-complaint. Mrs. Grotholtman is also the wife of John Elmer to whom she was married nearly six years ago. Mrs. Grotholtman was granted custody of her children and Grotholtman was ordered to pay $30 a month for their support. No bigamy charges were filed because it was believed that Mrs. Grotholtman violated the law unknowingly.
  • 12 Jan 1924 Edith Jones was granted a divorce yesterday from Walter Jones by Judge Ryan in superior court. The plaintiff testified that her husband had abandoned her for long periods of time prior to their final separation. She also charged her husband with cruelty and said he called her vile names.
  • 12 Jan 1924 James Cass struck and beat her and often stayed out late at night, according to testimony given by Mrs. Dessie F. Cass, 1722 Eric street, yesterday in superior court. She was granted a divorce.
  • 12 Jan 1924 Frank Boomer filed a cross-complaint for a divorce from Ella Boomer, alleging that she went to shows and dances with other men and afterward took automobile rides with them. He declared that charges made by his wife to the effect that he is a habitual drunkard are false. Boomer also claims that his wife seized some of his personal property and he asks that the court order her to return it.
  • 13 Jan 1924 Alleging that her husband failed to support her properly and that he threatened to do her bodily harm, Genevieve Crismore, 2251 Chestnut street, filed suit for a divorce from Harold Floyd Crismore. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Genevieve Dahlcamp be restored. The couple married September 22, 1923, and separated January 7, 1924.
  • 13 Jan 1924 Maude Bower, a nurse, sued for divorce from Joel J. Bower, 489 East Lewis street, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple married 20 years ago.
  • 13 Jan 1924 Dessie Tennant, 1115 Cass street, asks a divorce from Frank A. Tennant, to whom she has been married for 22 years, in a complaint filed yesterday. She charges that her husband got drunk and abused her. He has left the state and Mrs. Rennant does not know where he is at the present time, she says.
  • 15 Jan 1924 "She kicked me out of the house five or six times and threw my clothes after me," declared William Meader yesterday afternoon in superior court, where he appeared to secure a divorce from Thelma Meader. The decree was granted. Meader also charged that his wife hit him with furniture whenever she became angry.
  • 15 Jan 1924 Florean Trinstman told the court that her husband, Stanley Tinstman, had been sent to prison for selling intoxicating liquor. She also said that he was a gambler and refused to support her. The plaintiff was given a divorce.
  • 15 Jan 1924 Catherine Schaefer, 3034 Hanna street, asked a 10-year limited divorce from Joseph Schaefer, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The plaintiff asks the custody of some children.
  • 16 Jan 1924 Ida C. Wolfinger yesterday filed suit for a divorce from Ervin J. "Jack" Wolfinger, charging that she has been greatly humiliated because of his confinement in the county jail for an offense of which he was convicted in a local court. She also charged that her husband had been guilty of gross misconduct with other women.
  • 16 Jan 1924 William J. Hahn asked a divorce from Jessie Hahn, alleging that she remained away from home every night until a very late hour.
  • 16 Jan 1924 Ethel M. Hartstein, 2329 John street filed suit for a divorce from Paul W. Hartstein, charging that he called her vile names and failed to provide for her.
  • 16 Jan 1924 Judge Ryan granted Vercie Bobbett a divorce from Ernest Bobbett and gave her the custody of a daughter, Esther, 6. The defendant was charged with the support of the child. Mrs. Bobbett charged abandonment for a period of two years.
  • 16 Jan 1924 August Henschen was granted a divorce from Clara Henschen on his testimony that his wife was convicted of keeping a house of ill fame.
  • 17 Jan 1924 George Mills, 509 East Jefferson street, and his wife, Eva May Mills, ran a race to the divorce court yesterday which Mrs. Mills won. A short time after she filed a complaint charging Mills with neglecting her for the society of other women, Mills filed a complaint. Mills asked only a limited separation for a period of two years. Mills alleges that his wife never helped him in his work, but that she did everything in her power to destroy his grocery business. The couple married June 20, 1920 and separated January 15, 1924.
  • 17 Jan 1924 Benjamin Putt, 820 East Lewis street, filed suit for a divorce from Elizabeth Putt, alleging that she called his vile names and was guilty of cruel treatment. The couple married in April 1923 and separated on January 14.
  • 17 Jan 1924 Marie Birch, saleswoman, filed suit for a divorce from William L. Birch, charging drunkenness. The couple married October 30, 1923 and separated December 1.
  • 17 Jan 1924 Adeline Bender was granted a limited divorce for a period of one year from Leonard Bender by Special Judge Lee Hartzell in superior court. Mrs. Bender was given the custody of her two children and their father was ordered to pay $5 a week for their support. Bender was given permission to see the children between 3 and 4 o'clock on Sunday afternoons.
  • 18 Jan 1924 Hope B. Aldridge filed suit for a divorce yesterday from Benjamin Aldridge, charging abandonment. The plaintiff said that shortly after her marriage her husband told her that he had married her under an assumed name and that he would not tell her his real name. He abandoned the plaintiff on November 10, 1923, after a married life which lasted about ten days. Mrs. Aldridge says that she has not heard of him since.
  • 18 Jan 1924 Hazel Uhrick filed suit for a divorce from Vern Uhrick, who is now in the county jail awaiting trial on a charge of wife desertion, according to her complaint. She said her husband deserted her about two years ago and could not bet located by officers until recently.
  • 18 Jan 1924 Elizabeth Putt filed a complaint asking a limited separation from Benjamin Putt. She charged the plaintiff with nonsupport and cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 19 Jan 1924 Elva Pressler was granted a divorce from Charles Pressler yesterday and was given judgement for $200 alimony and some household goods. The Presslers had separated twice and quarreled continually, the plaintiff testified. She also charged that her husband associated with other women. Mrs. Pressler's maiden name of Elva Butler was restored.
  • 19 Jan 1924 Oscar Wagner was granted a divorce from Ethel Wagner by Judge Charles J. Ryan. The mother was given custody of her child and Wagner was ordered to pay $7 a week for its support. Wagner charged his wife with unbecoming conduct.
  • 19 Jan 1924 Jessica Baltzell, 1024 Rivermet avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Harold H. Baltzell, charging failure to provide. The Baltzells were married on May 28, 1921, and separated April 30, 1923. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Jessica Thomas be restored.
  • 19 Jan 1924 Russell Vena asked a divorce from Anna Vena in a complaint charging desertion. The couple married in 1914 and separated in 1915.
  • 19 Jan 1924 Fairy Sellers filed suit for a divorce from Rama Sellers, barber, 334 East Columbia street, charging that her husband knocked her down and choked her. She also charges that her husband associated with other women.
  • 20 Jan 1924 Clarence Michaels called up his mother-in-law on the telephone yesterday and told her to come and get her daughter, as he did not wish to keep her any longer, according to a suit for divorce filed by Mrs. Lillian Michaels in superior court. Mrs. Michaels said her husband told her that he no longer cared for her.
  • 20 Jan 1924 Esther Frank, 721 East Wayne street, filed a complaint asking a five-year separation from Abraham Frank. She charges her husband with gambling until a let hour every night.
  • 20 Jan 1924 Sophia S. Bodigan, 3230 Taylor street, filed suit for a divorce from Zack Bodigan and asked $5,000 alimony. She alleged that her husband made threats against her life.
  • 20 Jan 1924 Judge Ryan granted Earl Ames a divorce from Josephine Ames. He charged infidelity.
  • 22 Jan 1924 Ada Hoover filed suit for a divorce from William Hoover yesterday in superior court, alleging that her husband quarreled and nagged at her and that he was extremely jealous. The couple married on February 9, 1922, and separated in February, 1923.
  • 22 Jan 1924 Alleging that she is soon to become a mother, Goldie Jackson yesterday filed suit against her husband, Joseph Jackson, for $500 for support. The plaintiff says Jackson deserted her on January 7, 1924.
  • 22 Jan 1924 Charles Bush was granted a divorce from his wife, Gertrude Bush, yesterday on a cross-complaint in superior court. Bush said his wife was in habitual drunkard and that she associated with other men.
  • 22 Jan 1924 The divorce complaint of Gladys Coolidge against Elwin Coolidge was dismissed in superior court.
  • 22 Jan 1924 The divorce complaint of Ella Boomer against Frank Boomer was dismissed in superior court.
  • 23 Jan 1924 An annulment of the marriage of Theodore Hoffman, 17, and Coleen Hoffman, 16, was granted the defendant yesterday by Judge Ryan on a cross-complaint. The couple eloped to Hillsdale, Mich., last August and was married. Within two weeks they separated. Mrs. Hoffman dismissed a suit for limited separation which she has filed.
  • 24 Jan 1924 Edith Jane Fisher was granted a divorce from Denver Clyde Fisher yesterday afternoon in circuit court on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment and neglect. The plaintiff's maiden name of Edith Jane Current was restored.
  • 24 Jan 1924 Vern Uhrick filed a plea in abatement in superior court to the action for divorce brought by his wife Hazel several days ago. Uhrick alleges that his wife has only lived in the state for a few days and the law requires that a person who is granted a divorce must live in the state for a period of two years.
  • 24 Jan 1924 Mary Ellen Dreweit, Lake township, filed a suit in superior court asking a five-years separation from Charles Dreweit. The couple has been married for 28 years. Mrs. Dreweit charges that her husband has failed to provide and that he has had improper relations with women at Warsaw and elsewhere.
  • 24 Jan 1924 Bertice Hunter Calloway, colored music teacher, 308 Melita street, filed suit for a divorce from William A. Calloway, alleging he discouraged her "every act of educational and social advancement." The couple was married in 1903.
  • 25 Jan 1924 Winifred Daughtry was granted a divorce from Clyde Daughtry by Judge Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court when she testified that her husband had been arrested nine times in 18 months. Most of the arrests were for drunkenness, the plaintiff said. She also testified that Daughtry was cruel to her. She was awarded the custody of her children.
  • 25 Jan 1924 Ida Tilbury was granted a divorce from Charles Tilbury. She testified that her husband had deserted her more than two years ago.
  • 25 Jan 1924 Albert Pierce was granted a divorce from Carrie Pierce and was given the custody of his children. Pierce charged desertion.
  • 25 Jan 1924 Kenneth Perkins testified that Getrurde Perkins refused to live with him and refused to do housework. Perkins was granted a divorce.
  • 25 Jan 1924 Hazel King was divorced from Henry King on a charge of drunkenness and nonsupport.
  • 25 Jan 1924 Magnolia Herman won a decree from Walter D. Herman on a desertion charge.
  • 25 Jan 1924 Loretta Zimmer filed a complaint for divorce in superior court from Raymond Zimmer who is serving a six months term on the penal farm for forgery, the suit recites. The couple was married November 30, 1922, and separated December 24, 1923. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Loretta Lehman be restored.
  • 25 Jan 1924 Esther Frank dismissed her suit against Abraham Frank for limited separation.
  • 26 Jan 1924 William Dornte, 70, janitor at the courthouse, is through with romance. He is going to leave love-making and marriage to young. Dornte told Judge Ryan yesterday in superior court that he lived in peace only one day after he married Elizabeth Dornte on June 17, 1923. The witness who is hard of hearing then launched into a long story of mistreatment and Judge Ryan had to flag him down by a wave of the arm. "That will do," said the court, "your divorce is granted." Mrs. Dornte had been divorce three times before, her husband said.
  • 26 Jan 1924 Mabel Fogel filed suit for a divorce from Dexter Fogel in superior court. The plaintiff alleges that her husband compelled her to leave home and go to the house of a cousin and remain there. She asks that her maiden name of Mabel Knapp be restored. The couple married December 25, 1920 and separated January 30, 1924.
  • 27 Jan 1924 William McConnehey was granted a divorce from Clara McConnehey yesterday by Judge Ryan. McConnehey told the court that his wife had deceived him into a marriage saying that she had never been married before. McConnehey said he soon found that his wife had been married before and the boy which she has said was her brother was her son.
  • 29 Jan 1924 Pearl Doehrmann was granted a divorce from Carl Doehrmann. The plaintiff said her husband was a drunkard and that he failed to provide for her.
  • 29 Jan 1924 Hazel Breeden was divorced from Harry Breeden, charging cruelty and failure to provide. The couple was married in 1921 and separated in 1923.
  • 29 Jan 1924 Lottie Eagleson was divorced from William Eagleson on a charge of infidelity.
  • 29 Jan 1924 Bessie DeWitt alleges that John DeWitt quarreled and fussed at her continually and accused her of infidelity. She was given a decree.
  • 29 Jan 1924 Special Judge Clarence McNabb heard part of the evidence in the case of Constance Stewart against Oliver Charles Stewart. The case will be continued this morning. Stewart formerly ran a barber shop at 723 Barr street.
  • 29 Jan 1924 Bertha Bloemker, 1014 Kinsome avenue, filed suit for a divorce from William Bloemker, alleging that he spent his time loafing about soft drink parlors.
  • 29 Jan 1924 Louise Martin sued Maurice Martin for failure to provide. The couple married a year ago.
  • 30 Jan 1924 A large crowd of spectators were afforded amusement yesterday afternoon in superior court when Attorney Frank Emrick attempted to test Mrs. Constance Stewart's knowledge of the Bible. Mrs. Stewart was a woman barber. She was plaintiff in a suit for a divorce from Oliver Charles Stewart, formerly proprietor of a barber shop on Barr street. Mrs. Stewart and testified that she was a churchgoer and that she had her young son to read four chapters in the Bible each night. "What is the first book in the Bible?" asked Emrick on cross-examination. "Do you mean the Old Testament or the New Testament?" inquired the witness. "Well, which comes first in the Bible?" asked Emrick. The witness did not answer as her attorney made an objection to the question. Mrs. Stewart and her husband are fighting over the custody of their child and their property. Each accused the other of misconduct with other persons. Special Judge C. R. McNabb, who heard the case, took it under advisement.
  • 30 Jan 1924 Mrs. Zoe E. Brannock was granted a divorce yesterday from Herbert Brannock who deserted her on the fifteenth day of their married life. Mrs. Brannock told Judge Charles J. Ryan, of the superior court, that she married Brannock on June 13, 1923, and that he left her on June 28 for St. Louis to look for work. He told her he would send for her, but she never heard from him again, according to the testimony of the plaintiff.
  • 30 Jan 1924 Mrs. Elsie Crockett, who was granted a divorce from Hinton Crockett said her husband left home on a visit in 1920 and never returned. She was granted the custody of two children.
  • 30 Jan 1924 Mrs. Marvel A. Gibson was granted a divorce from Harry L. Gibson on her testimony that her husband failed to provide for her.
  • 30 Jan 1924 Mrs. Winnie Byall, 1730 Richardson street, filed suit for a divorce from Newell Byall, who said she had been convicted in city court of "certain disreputable practices." The plaintiff asks the custody of her child, 11 years old.
  • 30 Jan 1924 Ethel Smethers, 610 Brackenridge street, filed suit for a divorce from Thomas Smethers, and asked $2,000 alimony. The plaintiff charges non-support. She says she was compelled to work in a store during her entire married life.
  • 30 Jan 1924 Carrie Green filed a cross-complaint for a divorce from Sherill S. Green alleging that he eloped with another woman. Mrs. Green wants her maiden name of Carrie Perrigo restored.
  • 31 Jan 1924 William Tracy drove his wife Jeanette from their home 17 times in 18 months, according to a complaint for divorce filed in superior court yesterday by Mrs. Tracy. The plaintiff also charges that her husband took the money which she earned and spent it for intoxicating liquor. She said he was a habitual drunkard and called her vile names. The couple married June 24, 1922 and separated in January, 1924.
  • 31 Jan 1924 Ruth Burgett, now a patient at the Methodist hospital, where she recently underwent an operation, filed suit for a limited divorce from Harley Burgett, who owns a truck farm three and one-half miles east of the city. Burgett is 63 years old and his wife is 31. She alleges that she was compelled to do all of the work on the farm and that she had to wear the castoff clothing of her sister because her husband would not properly provide for her. She wants the divorce for a period of five years with $20 a week for support. She also asks $350 for medical attention and hospital bills. The couple were married June 7, 1919.
  • 31 Jan 1924 Mrs. Ethel Smethers, 610 Brackenridge street, filed an amended complaint asking a separation for a period of two years from Thomas J. Smethers. She asks $15 a week for support during the separation.
  • 31 Jan 1924 Judge Ryan heard the evidence in the divorce case of Marvel Gibson against Harry Gibson. The decree was held up until resident witnesses can be heard. The plaintiff charged failure to provide.
  • 31 Jan 1924 Judge Ryan heard the evidence in the divorce case of Marion Anderson against Harvey Anderson. The decree was held up until resident witnesses can be heard. The plaintiff charged failure to provide.
  • 31 Jan 1924 The divorce suit of Eleanor Friend against Walter Friend was dismissed on a motion of the plaintiff.

  • 01 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of George against Etta Williams was dismissed.
  • 02 Feb 1924 Mrs. Etta Miller, 2237 Oliver street, yesterday filed suit for divorce from George Miller, alleging that he has been guilty of "lascivious and licentious" conduct and that he nagged at her because she is spending more money on the upkeep of the home than he thinks is necessary. The couple married January 6, 1919, and separated January 27, 1924.
  • 02 Feb 1924 O. W. Myers filed suit for a divorce from Vera Myers, alleging that the defendant refused to keep house for him and was guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 02 Feb 1924 William Steigerwold was named defendant in a suit for divorce filed by Evelyn L. Steigerwold, 1319 Hayden street. The plaintiff charges that her husband is insanely jealous and that he will not permit her to entertain any of her friends in her home.
  • 02 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Robert L. Lighthill against Mrs. Bertha Lighthill was dismissed.
  • 03 Feb 1924 Charging that her husband, Sylvester Furrs, bought her only one dress and one coat during their two years of married life, Hazel Furrs yesterday filed suit for divorce in superior court. She also asked $1,000 alimony. The plaintiff also alleges that her husband was cruel to her and that he often struck her, leaving black and blue spots on her body. They were married July 23, 1921, and separated yesterday.
  • 03 Feb 1924 Kenneth Seibert filed suit for a divorce from May Seibert, 1333 Scott avenue, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The plaintiff said in his complaint that the defendant called him vile names and told him that she did not care for him.
  • 05 Feb 1924 Gussie Brown, 415 Lasselle street, housekeeper and seamstress, filed suit for a divorce from Dallas Brown yesterday alleging that her husband got her to mortgage her personal property and then spent the money in pool and gambling rooms. She asks $1,000 alimony. Part of the money which Brown secured from the mortgage he used to take trips out of town, the plaintiff alleged. She asks that her maiden name of Gussie S. Cooksey be restored.
  • 05 Feb 1924 Sarah Worman, 3218 Foohey avenue filed suit for a divorce from Edward M. Worman, charging that he was guilty of associating with another woman. The couple married 28 years ago.
  • 05 Feb 1924 Madlyn Swager filed suit for a divorce from Cleo Swager, charging that the defendant nagged and quarreled with her until she was no longer able to live with him. The couple married in 1917.
  • 05 Feb 1924 Russell L. Johnson, a railroad man, 1731 Bayer avenue, sued Zola A. Johnson charging that she threw articles of furniture at him whenever she became angry. She also falsely accused him of laziness, Johnson said.
  • 05 Feb 1924 George Crance, route 10, accused his wife Lena of untidiness in a complaint for divorce. She also accused her of neglecting the two children and allowing them to go dirty.
  • 05 Feb 1924 Edward Myers was granted a divorce from Gertrude Myers by Judge Ryan on a charge that the defendant associated with other men.
  • 06 Feb 1924 Christine Jagon was granted a divorce from John Jagon in superior court on a charge of desertion.
  • 07 Feb 1924 Harry E. Dial, attorney and real estate man, was made defendant in a suit for divorce filed yesterday in superior court by his wife, Grace Marion Dial. Mrs. Dial charged that her husband has told her to leave him and get a divorce or he would get a divorce. She also alleges that he made cynical remarks about moral ideas, religion, churches and church people. The couple has been married more than a quarter of a century.
  • 07 Feb 1924 Elinore Gaskill was granted a divorce from Edward Gaskill in superior court. The couple married 29 years ago. The plaintiff charged cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 07 Feb 1924 Martin F. Martz, 1023 West Main street, filed suit for a divorce from Lydia Martz, charging that she failed to care for him when he was ill.
  • 07 Feb 1924 Fred Block, 1311 Wabash avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Minnie Block alleging that she refused to keep house for him.
  • 08 Feb 1924 A suit to terminate the brief married life of Walter and Estella Tryce was filed by the former yesterday afternoon in superior court. Tryce claimed that his wife has gone to Chicago with another man and that she was guilty of infidelity. The couple was married on August 7, 1923, and separated September 12, 1923.
  • 08 Feb 1924 In a cross-complaint, Mrs. Laura Szink, 429 Suttenfield street, asked a two-year separation from George Szink, city motorcycle officer. Mrs. Szink alleged that her husband created such a constant strife in their home that she had found it impossible to live with him any longer.
  • 08 Feb 1924 Claude Cummings, 1531 South Calhoun street, asked a divorce from Mrs. Elaine Mary Cummings, charging that she recently abandoned him.
  • 08 Feb 1924 Failure to support was charged in a complaint filed by Mrs. Carrie Uhrick, 834 Greenlawn avenue, against Daniel Uhrick.
  • 08 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Hugh Shadle against Eula Shadle was dismissed on the motion of the plaintiff.
  • 08 Feb 1924 Oliver Wilson dismissed his divorce suit against Eula Wilson.
  • 09 Feb 1924 Clara J. Lyman filed suit for divorce from Francis E. Lyman yesterday, charging non-support. The plaintiff said her husband would become angry and would nag and quarrel at her until she was unable to live with him any longer. The couple were married September 24, 1919, and separated last Thursday. Mrs. Lyman's maiden name of Clara Besancon was restored.
  • 09 Feb 1924 Ruth Long filed suit for a divorce from George Long, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple were married in 1913, and have not lived together since October 7, 1921.
  • 09 Feb 1924 John W. Hedwick was granted a divorce from Hilda Hedwick. He told the court that the defendant no longer loved him and no longer conducted herself as a wife should.
  • 09 Feb 1924 Albertina Bruce was granted a divorce from John Bruce and had her former name of Albertina Pooley restored. The couple were married July 12 and separated September 1, 1923.
  • 09 Feb 1924 Florence M. Waltz was granted a divorce from Frank Waltz. She told Judge Ryan that her husband had made false accusations against her and that he had filed to provide to her.
  • 10 Feb 1924 Tillie M. Sweet asks a divorce from Leora E. Sweet, charging desertion in 1913. They were married in 1912.
  • 10 Feb 1924 Adaline Snyder filed suit for a divorce from Glen Snyder, charging desertion and failure to provide. The plaintiff asks the custody of her son, Jack.
  • 10 Feb 1924 Carl B. Harner, salesman, asked a divorce from Marie Harner, alleging that she frequently absented herself from home and that she refused to take care of his home.
  • 10 Feb 1924 Thelma Foughty was granted a divorce from Russell Foughty on testimony of cruel and inhuman treatment. The plaintiff has her maiden name of Thelma Howard restored.
  • 10 Feb 1924 The case of Robert J. Lighthill against Bertha Lighthill was taken under advisement. Both plaintiff and defendant charged each other with infidelity.
  • 10 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Bessie against Floyd Ramsey was dismissed in superior court.
  • 10 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Hazel against Leo Jones was dismissed in superior court.
  • 10 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Alonzo against Emma Waltz was dismissed in superior court.
  • 10 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Mary against John Jennings was dismissed in superior court.
  • 10 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Mildred against George Heckler was dismissed in superior court.
  • 10 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Lulu against Paul Clear was dismissed in superior court.
  • 10 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Roy against Marguerite Culver was dismissed in superior court.
  • 10 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Russell against Irma Wolfe was dismissed in superior court.
  • 10 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Zeffa against Artemus Woods was dismissed in superior court.
  • 10 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Clara against James Myers was dismissed in superior court.
  • 10 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Elmer against Clara Cole was dismissed in superior court.
  • 10 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Alta against Elmer Weaver was dismissed in superior court.
  • 12 Feb 1924 Mrs. Gladys Miller, 935 Sherman street, asked a divorce and $1,000 alimony from Herman Miller, Jr., charging that he struck and beat her and falsely accused her of misconduct.
  • 12 Feb 1924 Florence Cameron filed a complaint for divorce from John Cameron, charging failure to provide.
  • 12 Feb 1924 Emma Hauck, 3517 Bowser avenue, asked a divorce from Morris Hauck, charging nonsupport.
  • 12 Feb 1924 Sylvester O. Furra, 1101 Cochrane street, in a cross-complaint for divorce from his wife, Hazel, charged that she has been guilty of misconduct with Peter Anstia, 1808 Weisser Park avenue.
  • 12 Feb 1924 Goldie Butz, 17, was granted a divorce from Robert Butz and was given the custody of her baby, age 7 weeks. She said Butz associated with other women and finally deserted her.
  • 13 Feb 1924 Betha Lighthill was granted a divorce from Robert Lighthill yesterday by Judge Ryan on a cross-complaint. The evidence was heard several days ago. The cross-complaint charged cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 13 Feb 1924 Francis E. Lyman, 1307 Buchanan street, filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Clara Lyman, charging that she attacked him with a butcher knife.
  • 14 Feb 1924 Gladys Jones asked a divorce from Russell Jones, charging infidelity and cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 14 Feb 1924 Nick Tricoff filed suit for a divorce from his wife, Evantin. He alleges that she abandoned him in 1913 and returned to Greece.
  • 14 Feb 1924 Frieda Saks, 443 Lasselle street, asked a divorce from Mark Saks. The plaintiff charged that her husband left her last July and went to Cleveland to live.
  • 14 Feb 1924 Genevieve Deap was granted a divorce from George Deap, on a charge of abandonment.
  • 14 Feb 1924 Irma Moore was granted a divorce from Delbert Moore, on a charge of failure to provide.
  • 14 Feb 1924 Rosa Jackson was granted a divorce from Jesse Jackson, on evidence previously heard.
  • 15 Feb 1924 Bessie Merchant was granted a divorce from William Merchant yesterday afternoon in superior court on a charge of nonsupport. The plaintiff said her husband neglected her and refused to pay her doctor bill when she was ill. The plaintiff had her maiden name of Bessie Jeffrey restored.
  • 15 Feb 1924 Luella Brown filed suit for a divorce from James Brown and asked $1,000 alimony. She charged that plaintiff with cruel and inhuman treatment and alleged that he associated with other women. The couple was married January 6, 1910, and separated November 17, 1923. Brown filed a complaint a few minutes after his wife, asking a divorce on the grounds that she nagged him and made false accusations against him.
  • 15 Feb 1924 Pauline Schwartz filed suit for a divorce from William Schwartz, alleging that he was convicted of obtaining money under false pretenses and sentenced to serve a term in the state prison on January 18, 1923.
  • 15 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Edna against William Sobine was dismissed in superior court yesterday.
  • 15 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Edith against John Wagner was dismissed in superior court yesterday.
  • 15 Feb 1924 The divorce suit Henry against Ocle Kohlepp was dismissed in superior court yesterday.
  • 15 Feb 1924 The divorce suit Sadie against John Schuler was dismissed in superior court yesterday.
  • 16 Feb 1924 Testifying that his wife had been in the habit of staying out late at night and neglecting her household duties the next day, Max Kirbach was granted a divorce yesterday from Fern Kirbach by Judge Charles J. Ryan, of the superior court. The plaintiff alleged that his wife was quarrelsome and disagreeable and that she urged him to get a divorce.
  • 16 Feb 1924 Jesse Monroe was divorced from his wife, Ida Monroe, on testimony that she sept late hours. Monroe said his wife sometimes stayed out until 2 or 3 o'clock in the morning. The couple have been divorced once before, but had remarried.
  • 16 Feb 1924 Virgil Racine, 207 Pearl street, filed suit for a divorce from Mary Recine charging that she refused to stay at home and keep house for him, but went out and worked for other people, although she was not required to do so.
  • 16 Feb 1924 The divorce case of Sarah M. Braithwait against William Braithwait, which had been dismissed, was reinstated yesterday on motion of the plaintiff.
  • 17 Feb 1924 Edna Walter was granted a decree on her testimony that her husband, Eli Walter, falsely accused her of associating with other men, slapped her and failed to provide for her. The custody of Margaret Walter, 7, child of the couple, was granted to Mrs. James B. Parks, Upper Sandusky, O.
  • 17 Feb 1924 Mary E. Henline was granted a divorce from George H. Henline, to whom she was married three years ago. The plaintiff testified that she and her husband were unable to live together because of differences in temperament.
  • 17 Feb 1924 Fern Kirbach, whose husband, Max Kirbach was granted a divorce Friday, yesterday denied that she had kept late hours during her married life. She said Mr. Kirbach had also admitted that she had not.
  • 19 Feb 1924 Vera Link charged that Ollie Link deserted her in 1921 and has failed to contribute to her support since that time. They were married in 1920. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Vera C. Lepper be restored.
  • 19 Feb 1924 Carl C. Waise filed suit for a divorce from Sarah M. Weise, 412 Clinton street, Cincinnati, O., Charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The plaintiff asks the custody of his daughter, Sarah.
  • 19 Feb 1924 Emma R. Foster, 1607 East Lewis street, asked a divorce from Charles E. Foster, alleging that he associated with other women, and failed to support her properly.
  • 19 Feb 1924 Carl Ebersole told Judge Ryan his wife Esther falsely accused him of associating with other women. He was granted a divorce and the custody of his child, Frank age 5.
  • 19 Feb 1924 Steve Krocker was granted a divorce from Frances Krocker. He said she failed to do her housework properly.
  • 19 Feb 1924 The divorce case of Mary Wilt against Ward Wilt was set for trial April 7. The plaintiff asks $40,000 alimony.
  • 20 Feb 1924 Edna Burke testified that her husband Timothy deserted her in 1915. She said he entered the army as a single man so he would be under no obligation to support her. Mrs. Burke was given the custody their child and her husband was charged with its support.
  • 20 Feb 1924 Anna Bechtol was granted a divorce from August Bechtol on a desertion charge. The couple was married in 1908 and separated in 1911.
  • 20 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Lena Fry against Fred Fry was dismissed. Fry killed his wife and committed suicide shortly after the suit was filed.
  • 20 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Lorine Wilson against Ray Wilson was dismissed.
  • 20 Feb 1924 The divorce suit of Harvey Shaw against Rosa Shaw was dismissed.
  • 21 Feb 1924 Judge Ryan granted a divorce to Sabre Firth from Frank Firth, recently released from the state reformatory, where he served a term for stealing an automobile, which is a sufficient grounds for divorce. No disposition was made by the court of three children who have been cared for at the county home for several months. This part of the case will be disposed of at another hearing.
  • 21 Feb 1924 The court granted a divorce to Bertha Rubert from Samuel R. Rubert on a charge of abandonment and failure to provide for more than two years. The defendant is alleged to have abandoned his wife in 1920.
  • 21 Feb 1924 Margaret Cuney asks for a divorce in an action filed yesterday from Robert Cuney. They were married last August and separated on February 19. She alleges vile treatment and charges that he knocked her down and otherwise abused her.
  • 21 Feb 1924 Fail Boitet seeks a divorce from John Boitet on charges of cruel and inhuman treatment. They were married in March, 1923, and separated in October. The plaintiff had a child by a former marriage and she alleges that the defendant was gruel to the child and tried to drag is into the street.
  • 21 Feb 1924 Harry Cripe asks for a divorce from Edith Cripe, charging that the defendant refuses to live with him. They were married in February, 1920, and separated in 1924. He charges that his wife took their household goods to the home of her parents.
  • 21 Feb 1924 Thomas Fales charges that his wife, Laura Fales, has been inhuman in her treatment of him, has made false accusations of his character and has spoken disparagingly of him. He asks a divorce. They were married in 1921 and separated the present month.
  • 21 Feb 1924 In the divorce action of J. B. Slagle against Hazel Slagle the complaint alleges that they were married in January, 1923, and separated in January, 1924; that the defendant abandoned him, leaving their home the day after Christmas without telling him where she was going, and that it was several days before he found that she was in Defiance, O. He says that she refuses to return to Fort Wayne and that she told him before she left, she no longer loved him.
  • 22 Feb 1924 Emma Craig was granted a divorce from James Craig by Judge Ryan yesterday in superior court. She was also given custody of her two children and her husband was charged with their support. The plaintiff charged desertion and failure to provide.
  • 22 Feb 1924 Florence Stanton filed suit for a divorce from Rowland Stanton, charging abandonment for a period of two years. The plaintiff asks the custody of her two children. The couple married in 1920 and separated in 1924.
  • 22 Feb 1924 Clarence D. Fleck filed a cross-complaint for a divorce from Anna Fleck charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The pleading was filed in superior court.
  • 26 Feb 1924 Jacob Emerick filed suit for a divorce from Fannie Emerick, 1017 St. Mary's avenue, alleging that she refused to prepare meals for him, that she swore at him and called him bad names.
  • 26 Feb 1924 Hobart Tolson filed suit for a divorce from Mary Esther Tolson, alleging that she would leave home in the evening and would not return until1 or 2 o'clock in the morning. The couple married April 7, 1923, and separated a month later.
  • 26 Feb 1924 Frances Willard Deming, 2521 South Hoagland avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Sherile Deming, charging that he has refused to live with her and has left her at the home of her parents while he travels about over the county. The plaintiff asks $5,000 alimony.
  • 26 Feb 1924 Dee Bergk was granted a divorce from Arthur J. Bergk in superior court. She said the plaintiff failed to provide for her and that she was obliged to earn her own living.
  • 26 Feb 1924 Helen E. Palmer was granted a divorce from Lester D Palmer when she testified that her husband had "Spanked her" and kicked her out the their home.
  • 26 Feb 1924 Mrs. Addie Conrad was granted a divorce in superior court from Richard Conrad on a charge of failure to provide for her and her three children. The custody of the girl was granted to her mother and the two sons were placed in the custody of their father. The Conrads were married in 1908.
  • 26 Feb 1924 In the case of Cora Fett against William Fett the restraining order was modified so that Mr. Fett may live in the family home on East Creighton avenue and visit his child at reasonable hours.
  • 26 Feb 1924 The divorce case of Eliza against William Mercher was dismissed on a motion by the plaintiff.
  • 27 Feb 1924 Emma Leiter was granted a divorce from Augustus Leiter by Judge Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. The plaintiff was also given the custody of her daughter, Maxine and the defendant was ordered to pay $5 per week support. Mrs. Leiter testified that her husband falsely accused her of being intimate with other men and that he failed to provide for her.
  • 27 Feb 1924 Angeline Nardo was granted a divorce from Frank Nardo on a charge of failure to provide. The plaintiff was given the custody of her children.
  • 27 Feb 1924 Fred Salzbrenner, of New Haven, filed suit for a divorce from Sarah Salzbrenner, naming Alfred Smith as co-respondent. Salzbrenner alleged that his wife eloped with Smith to Kansas City, Mo. The plaintiff asks the custody of his children.
  • 28 Feb 1924 Nettie Magner asked a divorce from Lawrence Magner charging that he was cruel to her and that he made threats against her life. The couple married in 1918 and separated during the present year.
  • 28 Feb 1924 Hattie Alexander asked a divorce from Henry G. Alexander charging failure to provide.
  • 28 Feb 1924 Cora Beaty, 405 West Superior street, filed a complaint asking a three-year separation from Amos Beaty, charging that he failed to make proper provision for her support and that she had to keep boarders.
  • 28 Feb 1924 Helen Elizabeth Bowser, a saleslady, sued Maynard Earl Bowser for divorce and asked the restoration of her maiden name, Helen Elizabeth Cornellson. She said her husband followed her on the streets and threatened her.
  • 28 Feb 1924 Bertha M. Turner, 901 Smith street, filed suit for a divorce from George E. Turner, charging nagging and abuse.
  • 29 Feb 1924 Clara Harris filed suit for a divorce late yesterday afternoon from her husband, Fred Harris. She asks $1,000 alimony. She charged that her husband scolded her, was jealous of her and refused to allow her to visit her parents. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Clara Dammeyer be restored. The couple married September 1, 1923, and separated February 28, 1924.
  • 29 Feb 1924 About the same time that George Fred Ellingwood, 1118 Barthold street, filed suit for a divorce from his wife, Bertha M. Ellingwood, in circuit court, she filed a divorce complaint against him in superior court. Ellingwood charged that his wife went about with other men and that she falsely accused him of infidelity. He also charged cruel and inhuman treatment. Mrs. Ellingwood alleged that her husband swore at her in the presence of other people and that he failed to provide for her. The couple married last fall and separated February 25. Mrs. Ellingwood asked that her maiden name of Bertha Bowers be restored.

  • 01 Mar 1924 Lillian Snyder Lammons, 15, yesterday filed suit to have her marriage to Homer Lammons annulled. She claims that the marriage is not valid because she was under the age of 16 at the time the license was granted and was therefore not old enough to enter a marriage contract. The couple married December 1923, and separated Thursday. The plaintiff claims that her husband has threatened to do her bodily harm unless she returns to him. Judge Ryan issued a restraining order to prevent Lammons calling on his wife at 1311 Ohio street or from otherwise molesting her.
  • 01 Mar 1924 Helen Ream filed suit for a divorce from Charles P. Ream, asking $1,000 alimony and the custody of their child, Donna Jean, 6 months old. Mrs. Ream charges that her husband associated with lewd women and that he failed to properly support her.
  • 01 Mar 1924 Suzanne Butcher filed a complaint asking a divorce from Donald Butcher, 822 St. Mary's avenue. The plaintiff claims that her husband struck and beat her and deserted her. She asks that her maiden name of Suzanne Ridelot be restored.
  • 01 Mar 1924 Judge Ryan granted Ethel M. Hartstein a divorce from Paul Hartstein, and was granted the custody of her child. The father was charged with the support of the child.
  • 01 Mar 1924 The divorce suit of Myrtle Hamilton against Wilson Hamilton which had been dismissed, was reinstated.
  • 01 Mar 1924 Gladys M. Squires, 716 Michael avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Clarence P. Squires, former attorney, charging that he frequently abused her and made false accusations against her. Squires' was arraigned in police court Thursday on a charge of child neglect.
  • 01 Mar 1924 Thirty-four divorce cases were dismissed yesterday by Judge Charles J. Ryan, of the superior court for want of prosecution. Lyda McCue against Everett Carl McCue; Fannie Brunner against Louis Brunner; Annis Dominique against Clarence Dominique; Flossie Evans against Charles Evans; Irene Miskimis against George Miskimis; Clara Payson against Simon Payson; Maude Bower against Joel J. Bower; Myrtle D. Hamilton against Wilson A. Hamilton; Grace L. Gale against LeRoy C. Gale; Mary McCullough against Andrew McCullough; Charity Dickerson against Cecil Dickerson; Jacob Sacks against Ida Sacks; Merritt Porter against Almeda Porter; Maude Clevenger against Ora Clevenger; Laura Driscoll against Edward Driscoll; Althea Lipscomb against William Lipscomb; Anna Snyder against Donald L. Snyder; Hazel Ellis against Robert G. Ellis; Anna L. Isenberg against Calvin C. Isenberg; E. Josephine Lambert against Russell Lambert; Ethel M. Hartstein against Paul Hartstein; Rose Jackson against Jesse Jackson; Edward Hoshaw against Ada Hoshaw; Tillie Durham against Thomas Durham; Leonard A. Lesh against Ada M. Lesh; Mildred Rindwalt against Grover D. Ringwalt; Charles Van Lieu against Pansy Van Lieu; William Folger against Julia Folger; Bessie Johnson against Otto Johnson; Margaret V. Moore against Whitney H. Moore; Grayce Blaising against Henry C. Blaising; Jessie Smith against Ernest T. Smith; Emma Hobson against Oscar Hobson; Fay E. Johnson against James Johnson.
  • 02 Mar 1924 Mrs. Bessie Walker, 1014 Broadway, filed suit yesterday for a divorce from Lawrence Walker, alleging that she was unable to live in peace with her mother-in-law. Mrs. Walker said the two families were engaged in a constant quarrel. She said her husband often slapped her and told her she was crazy. She asks the custody of her baby, Ralph, 3 months old.
  • 02 Mar 1924 Christian Vaubel, 412 West Washington boulevard, filed a complaint for a divorce from Emma Vaubel charging that she refused to attend to her household duties. She also alleged that her husband called her vile names on many occasions.
  • 05 Mar 1924 A divorce complaint which takes the prize for brevity and mildness was filed in superior court late yesterday afternoon by Roy Koehler against Eva B. Koehler. It contained none of the ordinary sensations or accusations. It is one of the briefest that has been filed her in years. It alleges: "The defendant's affections for the plaintiff have waned. She is dissatisfied with her home and with the plaintiff. It is impossible for the plaintiff and defendant to live together any longer." The Koehler's were married March 13, 1920. They have no children.
  • 05 Mar 1924 Nora Williamson, route 4, Lincoln highway, filed suit for a divorce from Charles P. Williamson, alleging that the defendant threatened to kill her and charged her with immorality. The couple married in 1901 and separated last November.
  • 05 Mar 1924 A two-year limited divorce was granted to Bridget Carrol from Michael Carrol, who were married 20 years ago. Carrol was ordered to pay $15 a week to the support of his wife. She charged habitual intoxication and failure to support.
  • 05 Mar 1924 Daniel Holom was granted a divorce from Veronica Holom. The plaintiff said his wife abandoned him after they had lived together for seven weeks.
  • 05 Mar 1924 Grace Koch was granted a divorce from Martin Koch and was given the custody of an 8-year-old child. The defendant was ordered to pay $5 a week for the support of the child. Mrs. Koch charged failure to provide and said that she and her husband had moved 18 times during their married life.
  • 05 Mar 1924 Minnie Steger was granted a divorce from John Steger, charging failure to provide. She was granted the custody of her four children.
  • 05 Mar 1924 Nellie V. Brand told Judge Ryan that her husband went to dances with other women and is now keeping company with one of them. She was granted a decree.
  • 05 Mar 1924 The divorce case of Nettie Magner against Lawrence Magner was dismissed.
  • 06 Mar 1924 Mary Howe, who was married in 1892 and has a child 30 years old, yesterday filed a suit for a five-year limited divorce from Nelson Howe. She asks a judgment of $3,000 alimony for her support during the separation. The plaintiff charges her husband with habitual cruelty.
  • 06 Mar 1924 Fred Roop filed suit for a divorce charging that his wife, Zella Roop abandoned him the day after Christmas. He says he has not heard from her since.
  • 06 Mar 1924 Florence B. Bultemeyer, 816 Putnam street, filed suit for a divorce from Albert F. Bultemeyer, charging that he falsely accused her of infidelity before her friends. The couple was married in 1920.
  • 06 Mar 1924 Anna Fleck was granted a one-year limited divorce from Clarence D. Fleck by Judge Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. Fleck was refused an absolute divorce. He was ordered to pay his wife $5 a week for the support of their four children. Both Mr. and Mrs. Fleck declared that they would never live together again.
  • 06 Mar 1924 The divorce case of Althea Lipscomb against William Lipscomb which had been dismissed was reinstated.
  • 07 Mar 1924 Oscar Hobbs, who filed suit for a divorce from Emma M. Hobbs yesterday, stated in his complaint that he sent train fare to Jack Phillips in Los Angeles, Cal., so that Phillips, who had formerly been a boarder in the Hobbs home, might return to Fort Wayne. Hobbs said his wife, who was infatuated with Phillips, persuaded him to furnish the money. About the same time that Hobbs filed his complaint, his wife also filed one asking a divorce and $1,000 alimony. She charged that her husband had threatened to shoot her and that he boasted of his relations with other women.
  • 07 Mar 1924 Dollie Whitman filed suit for a divorce from Kirk Whitman, 1809 Walnut street, charging that he knocked her down and otherwise mistreated her.
  • 07 Mar 1924 Bessie Koch asked a divorce from Pearl Koch, charging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 07 Mar 1924 Bernice Price, living near Churubusco, asked a divorce, alleging that her husband had deserted her and their baby.
  • 07 Mar 1924 Ruth Billings, 1018 West Washington boulevard filed a complaint asking a divorce from Clayton W. Billings, charging that he has been guilty of misconduct with other women.
  • 09 Mar 1924 Emma Rosalie Maxwell was granted a divorce yesterday from John A. Maxwell, who deserted her three years ago, according to her testimony. The couple had been married for 10 years.
  • 09 Mar 1924 Clarence C. Klemp was granted a divorce from Blanche Klemp. Klemp said he and his wife had made two unsuccessful attempts to live together and had separated for good last August.
  • 09 Mar 1924 Prentis Cole was divorced from Eugene Cole and was awarded the custody of her little girls. Mrs. Cole said her husband had often left her and at one time had stayed away for four months.
  • 09 Mar 1924 Oscar H. Hobbs dismissed the suit which he filed Thursday against his wife, Emma Hobbs. He said he had found that the charges which he had made against his wife were untrue and that he hoped his friends would overlook them. He and his wife have become reconciled.
  • 11 Mar 1924 Walter R. Davis was granted a divorce from Velma Davis. He charged that she stayed away from home all night and that she associated with men of questionable character.
  • 11 Mar 1924 Irene Hendricks was awarded a decree from Harry Hendricks. The evidence was heard several days ago. The plaintiff charged her husband with abandonment.
  • 11 Mar 1924 Ruth Weibel testified that Charles Weibel struck her and called her vile name. The plaintiff was given a divorce and had her maiden name of Ruth Cook restored.
  • 11 Mar 1924 Minnie Steger was granted a divorce from John Steger and was given the custody of their children on evidence heard last week by Judge Ryan. The case had been under advisement.
  • 11 Mar 1924 Nellie Lampbrecht filed suit for a divorce from Alfons Lampbrecht, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple was married in 1914 and separated in 1924. They have two children of whom the plaintiff asks the custody.
  • 11 Mar 1924 Ollie Hafer, 2625 East Pontiac street, filed suit for a divorce from Joseph Hafer, charging non-support. Hafer is now living in Seattle, Wash. the complaint says.
  • 12 Mar 1924 Albert Hall was granted a divorce from Elsie Hall. He told Judge Ryan that his wife associated with other men.
  • 12 Mar 1924 The divorce case of Ray L. Schafer against Rosamond Schafer was dismissed.
  • 12 Mar 1924 Tavetanka Shishcoff, 1025 West Jefferson street, filed suit for a divorce from Vangel Shishcoff, charging failure to provide for a period of two years.
  • 12 Mar 1924 Clara I. Torok, 2916 James street, filed suit for a divorce from Peter Torok alleging that he gets drunk, gambles away his money and has failed to support her.
  • 13 Mar 1924 After 36 years of married life with Jeddiah Kendall, his wife, Mary C. Kendall, yesterday filed suit for a divorce for a second time within a few months. In a previous case before Judge Ballou, of the superior court, Mrs. Kendall charged that her husband was the "laziest man in Allen county," The testimony showed, however, the Kendall was old and infirm and not able to do much work. The divorce was refused. Mrs. Kendall now asks a decree on the ground that her husband deserted her while she was sick in bed and refused to call a doctor.
  • 13 Mar 1924 Another suit for divorce was filed on account of the youth of the couple. Mabel Schmal alleged that Carl Schmal induced her to marry him by representing that he was 22 years of age when he was only 19. She also said Schmal misrepresented the amount of money he was making. The couple married on December 24, 1923, and separated January 5, 1924.
  • 13 Mar 1924 Mary Belle Watson filed suit for a divorce from Pink Watson, charging that he deserted her without cause and that she does not know where he is. She also charges that he struck and beat her. The couple was married in 1919.
  • 14 Mar 1924 Cardes Johnson alleged that her husband, Leo Johnson, hit her with his fist and "knocked her prostrated." She asks $1,000 alimony and the custody of her two children.
  • 14 Mar 1924 Hattie Miller, Vesey avenue, asked $1,000 alimony, charged that her husband, Lester Miller, threatened to shoot her and told her he had a revolver for the purpose. She said he also accused her falsely of associating with other men. The couple was married in 1902.
  • 14 Mar 1924 Eliza Jackson filed a complaint against Harrison Jackson. The plaintiff said her husband spent all of his money gambling and then deserted her on December 24, 1923.
  • 14 Mar 1924 Daisy D. Rhodes said Claude Rhodes quarreled at her until he wrecked her health. She asks a divorce and the custody of her two children. The couple was married March 10, 1910.
  • 14 Mar 1924 Katie A. Warner, 1903 Archer avenue, asked a divorce from Frank Warner, Pennsylvania railroad employee, charged that he associated with other women.
  • 14 Mar 1924 The divorce suit of Myrtle Brinker against Lum C. Brinker was dismissed.
  • 15 Mar 1924 Clara Fish was named co-respondent in a suit for divorce filed yesterday by Grace M. Moyer, 1402 Wells street, against David J. Moyer. The plaintiff claimed that her husband went about with other women of immoral character, who used liquor to excess. She said when she was ill with the influenza her husband would not secure medical aid for her.
  • 15 Mar 1924 Virgil Shroyer filed suit for a divorce from Earnest Shroyer charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple married January 12, 1924, and separated February 28, 1924.
  • 16 Mar 1924 James Maydwell was granted a divorce from Frances Maydwell by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday in superior court. Maydwell charged his wife with infidelity. He said she entertained men at his home during his absence.
  • 16 Mar 1924 Rinaldo Gaunt was granted a divorce from Lucille Gaunt on a charge of infidelity.
  • 16 Mar 1924 Part of the testimony was heard in the case of Emma Waltz against Alonzo Waltz. The plaintiff said she and her husband had separated a dozen times since their marriage in 1921. She said two suits for divorce and three for separation had previously been filed.
  • 16 Mar 1924 Rosie Cox filed suit for a divorce from Charles Cox charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The plaintiff said her husband made false statements to induce her to marry him. The marriage took place last February 20 and the separation March 13.
  • 16 Mar 1924 Mrs. Merle White, 716 Wallace street, filed a complaint for a divorce from Arnold White, alleging that the defendant squandered his money on liquor and abused her while he was under the influence of liquor.
  • 16 Mar 1924 Mrs. Neva Newman, 3621 Indiana avenue, filed suit for a divorce from James Jack Newman, alleging that her husband nagged at her until she was no longer able to live with him. The couple were married August 26, 1915 and have a son, Ned, age 7, of whom the plaintiff asks the custody.
  • 16 Mar 1924 Mrs. Hazel Farra, 1028 Poplar street, filed suit for a divorce from Sylvester C. Farra alleging that her husband associated with other women and that he came home drunk and gave her a beating. She also asked $1,000 alimony. The marriage took place July 25, 1921.
  • 16 Mar 1924 Mrs. Doris Murrell, 2020 Hanna street, filed suit for a two-year separation from Odie O. Murrell. She charged infidelity and named Mrs. Ivan J. Ries as so-respondent.
  • 16 Mar 1924 Judge Ryan granted Genevieve Crismore a divorce from Harold Floyd Crismore charging failure to provide. The plaintiff's maiden name of Genevieve Dalchamp was restored.
  • 16 Mar 1924 The divorce suit of Opal Crothers against Carl Crothers was dismissed.
  • 19 Mar 1924 Sarah Epstein demanded $15,000 alimony in a suit against Hyman Epstein. The plaintiff said she and her husband were married in Evansville in 1896 and that they separated 16 years ago. She says her husband has considerable property and should be compelled to divide with her.
  • 19 Mar 1924 Frances Willard Deming filed suit for a divorce from Sherlie Deming, asking $5,000 alimony. She said her husband had refused to live with her, but left her at the home at her parents while he traveled about the country. The couple married in 1913.
  • 19 Mar 1924 Anna F. Starke filed suit for a divorce from Harry F. Starke and demanded $5,000. She said her husband came home intoxicated and abused her. The couple married June 4, 1913 and separated February 23, 1921.
  • 19 Mar 1924 Marion Burger named Jack Pratt and Jack Weaver as co-respondents in a suit for divorce filed against Ida J. Burger. The couple lived together from February of this year to March 15. Mrs. Burger associated with other men during the brief married life, Burger complains.
  • 19 Mar 1924 Clara Woods was granted a divorce from James Woods on evidence heard several days ago. The couple married in 1910 and lived together only a short time.
  • 20 Mar 1924 When Mrs. Cora Cannon, 705 Barr street, drove her husband out of the house when he started to smoke, cut permitted her "pet" boarder to smoke in the house, and even lit his pipe for him, it was too much for Charles A. Cannon, the husband, to endure. Yesterday he filed suit for divorce, in which he made the allegation that his wife discriminated against his pipe. The name of the boarded was not given. Cannon also alleged that his wife threatened to break his head with a chair. The couple was married November 1, 1923, and separated recently.
  • 20 Mar 1924 Sophie Dollarhite filed suit for a divorce from Benjamin H. Dollarhite. She alleged that her husband threatened to kill her and that he drank bootleg whisky to excess.
  • 20 Mar 1924 Roy Kinann asked a divorce from Cora Kinann, alleging infidelity and cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 20 Mar 1924 Florence Hartung, in a bill for divorce, alleged that her husband drove her away from home because she got her hair bobbed. She asks $500 alimony.
  • 20 Mar 1924 Arthur F. Craig, 1632 Oakland avenue, stated divorce proceedings against Goldie Craig, alleging that she unjustly accused him of associating with other women and that she refused to get up early in the morning and get his breakfast..
  • 21 Mar 1924 Charges that his wife, Hazel Farra, has been a "persistent thief and shoplifter," Sylvester C. Farra, 1101 Cochran street, yesterday filed a cross-complaint for divorce. Farra name Carl Puff, Peter Anustis, Lee Monroe and a man named Myers as co-respondents. Farra alleged that his wife had taken goods from downtown stores which he forced her to return. He charged that his wife tore up their marriage licenses and burned her own clothes.
  • 21 Mar 1924 Necle Ducy filed suit for a divorce from Andrew C. Ducy, alleging that her husband drank to excess and stayed away from home at nights. She asks $2,000.
  • 21 Mar 1924 Katherine H. Weigel, 643 West Third street, filed suit for divorce and $3,000 alimony against Wilfred W. Weigel, alleging that he was guilty of associating with other women.
  • 21 Mar 1924 Della Jones was granted a divorce from Lewis Jones, on a charge of abandonment. The plaintiff's maiden name of Della M. Taylor was restored.
  • 22 Mar 1924 Frank Mike told Judge Ryan yesterday that his wife, Clara Mike, deserted him within two hours after their marriage and ran away with $78 which she took from him. Judge Ryan admitted that Mike had pretty good grounds for a divorce, but said he would have to hold up the decree until witnesses could be brought into court to show that Mike had sufficient legal residence in Fort Wayne.
  • 22 Mar 1924 Lillie Price, 1318 Woodbine avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Williard Price, charging that he absented himself from home at night without being able to give a proper explanation of his absence. The couple have one child, Raymond, 10, of whom the mother asks custody.
  • 22 Mar 1924 Opal Crothers filed a complaint for a divorce from Carl Crothers, charging that he struck her and failed to provide for her. The plaintiff asks the custody of one child, Barbara. The couple were married April 19, 1922, and separated March 11, 1924.
  • 22 Mar 1924 An affidavit containing a new charge against Paul Leipold was filed yesterday by his wife, Rose Leipold, in circuit court. Like the affidavit formerly pending it charges an offense against the young daughter of Mrs. Leipold and the step-daughter of her husband. Mrs. Leipold is suing for divorce.
  • 23 Mar 1924 Katherine Horstman was granted a divorce from John Horstman, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment and failure to support. The case was heard by Judge Ryan in superior court.
  • 25 Mar 1924 The divorce suit of Grace Dial against Attorney Harry A. Dial was dismissed yesterday in superior court on a motion of the plaintiff. The couple have reconciled their differences.
  • 25 Mar 1924 Ethel M. Roberts filed suit for a limited separation and support against John A. Roberts. The plaintiff asks the custody of her children. Mrs. Roberts alleged that her husband showed her the picture of another woman and told her he intended to marry the woman as soon as he could get a divorce from her.
  • 25 Mar 1924 A divorce was granted by Judge Ryan to Frank Mike from Clara Mike. The evidence was heard last week. Mike testified that his wife deserted him within two hours after they were married, taking with her $72 of his money.
  • 25 Mar 1924 Hortense Tyler was granted a divorce from Edgar Tyler. The plaintiff told the court that her husband struck her two or three times and that he was a habitual drunkard.
  • 25 Mar 1924 Myrtle Murphy sued Rufus Murphy for divorce charging desertion and nonsupport. The couple married February 18, 1918 and separated June 12, 1919.
  • 25 Mar 1924 Kate Q. Zuber, Route 6, filed suit for divorce from Andrew J. Zuber alleging that he nagged her and called her vile names. The couple married in 1899.
  • 25 Mar 1924 George Olm filed suit for a divorce from Myrtle Olm, alleging that she deserted him last December and that he has not heard from her since.
  • 25 Mar 1924 Ly-------ton O. Schott filed suit for a divorce from Amy Schott, alleging that she cursed him and refused to prepare his meals and finally abandoned him.
  • 25 Mar 1924 Minnie Layman filed suit for a divorce from Lewis Layman charging cruel and inhuman treatment. She asks that her maiden name of Minnie Mason be restored.
  • 26 Mar 1924 Beatrice Pennington, 910 Wallace street, charged in her complaint that Philip Pennington threatened her with an ax, saying that he would "split her head wide open," The plaintiff complains that Pennington frequently struck her with his fists. The couple married in the summer of 1920.
  • 26 Mar 1924 No reason why he should be given a divorce was contained in the complaint filed by Tony T. Brickley, 626 Cherry street, against Opal E. Brickley, of Bluffton. The complaint merely says that the couple was married May 20, 1920, and separated in 1923. It then asks that a decree be granted.
  • 26 Mar 1924 Gilta Eisenberg filed suit for a divorce from Donald Eisenberg, charging that the defendant curse and swore at her and otherwise abused her.
  • 26 Mar 1924 Lulu Working alleged that Leonard D. Working, 310 Brackenridge street, associated with other women and refused to provide for her. She asks a divorce.
  • 26 Mar 1924 Anna Billman asked a divorce from Henry Billman and $2,000. She charges cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 26 Mar 1924 Thomas Henry Fales filed suit for a divorce from Laura Fales, alleging that she falsely accused him of infidelity.
  • 27 Mar 1924 Charging that his wife, Jeanette M. Browning Traster has another husband who is still living and from whom she has never been divorced, Duward F. Traster yesterday filed suit to have his marriage annuled. The nuptials took place in Rockford, Ill., on November 7, 1920, and the couple separated in September, 1921. Traster entered the marriage in good faith and had no knowledge that his wife had a living husband, he avers in his complaint.
  • 27 Mar 1924 Minnie Schibley was granted a divorce from John Schibley to whom he was married 23 years ago. She testified that her husband was a habitual drunkard, that he called her vile names and threatened to strike her.
  • 27 Mar 1924 Hazel Farra was cited for contempt of court yesterday by her husband, Sylvester O. Farra. When Farra filed a cross-complaint for divorce recently he had the court to issue a restraining order to prevent his wife from molesting him. He says she paid no attention to the order but follows him along the street, addressing him in the vilest language imaginable.
  • 28 Mar 1924 Asking a divorce and $20,000 alimony, Mrs. Dorothy R. Tucker filed suit in superior court today against Lawrence L. Tucker, 919 West Berry street, a bookkeeper and draftsman. The Tuckers married in Whitley county in 1923 and separated February 19, 1924. Mrs. Tucker says that her husband was abusive to her on many occasions. He often struck and beat her and knocked her down, she charges. On one occasion, shortly after she had returned from a hospital, he threw her down , sat upon her abdomen, jumped up and down and held his hand over her mouth when she started to cry at attract the attention of neighbors, she says. Tucker is also charged with having been insanely jealous of her and to have objected to her attending church, even in his company. She says that Tucker has considerable means and can well afford to pay the $20,000 alimony she asks. She wants her maiden name, Dorothy R. Schey restored. News & Sentinel 27 Mar 1924
  • 28 Mar 1924 Charging that her husband, Harry D. Woodward, in a drunken frenzy last Sunday threatened to wring her neck and had her in mortal fear that he was going to carry out his threat when a roomer interfered and called police, Mrs. Lenna M. Woodward, 622 1/2 Clinton street has filed suit in superior court for a divorce. On a previous occasion, when he, in a drunken spree directed vile and abusive language at her, the roomers had to come to her aid and call the police, she says. He was fined in city court and she had to borrow the money to pay his fine. The complaint adds that he failed to provide for her and frequently cursed her "in a most vile and shameful way." News & Sentinel 28 Mar 1924
  • 29 Mar 1924 Mrs. Bessie V. Niblick was granted a divorce from her husband, Charles C. Niblick, yesterday in superior court. She said her husband had struck her with his fists and had ordered her to go to work and support herself.
  • 29 Mar 1924 Mabel Hogle filed suit for a divorce yesterday from Jay Hogle, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple married in 1912 and separated in 1923.
  • 30 Mar 1924 Louisa A. Martin was divorced from Maurice A. Martin, on her testimony that her husband knocked her down and blacked her eye.
  • 30 Mar 1924 Marie M. Birch obtained a divorce from William M. Birch, who is an habitual drunkard, according to her testimony.
  • 30 Mar 1924 The remainder of the evidence in the divorce case of Emma Waltz against Alonzo Waltz will be heard tomorrow. Mrs. Waltz said her husband got drunk and associated with other women. Waltz said he was falsely accused and that his wife cursed and abused him.
  • 30 Mar. 1924 Myrtle D. Hamilton filed a second paragraph of complaint for divorce from Wilson Hamilton. She charges cruel and inhuman treatment and asks $1,000 alimony.

  • 01 Apr 1924 William Heliker filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Mary Heliker yesterday charging that she associated with other men. Heliker alleged that on one occasion he found her sitting on the lap of a man name Allen. He also named " a certain McClallan" as co-respondent. Heliker said he came home one night in 1917 and found all the doors locked and his trunk was on the front porch. He said he was forced to leave home..
  • 01 Apr 1924 Sarah M. Salzbrenner filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Fred Salzbrenner, threshing machine operator, who is worth several thousand dollars, but who made her take in washings to earn her living, according to her complaint. She asks a divorce for a period of two years with $150 a month for support.
  • 01 Apr 1924 Minnie Roberts was granted a divorce from Charles Roberts, charging that her husband cursed and swore at her. The defendant will be allowed to occupy the family residence for six weeks.
  • 01 Apr 1924 Mae Patterson was granted a divorce from Clark Patterson, charging association with other women.
  • 01 Apr 1924 Dorothy Maples was granted a divorce from Ora Maples, charging failure to provide.
  • 01 Apr 1924 Ethel Redding was granted a divorce from Raymond Redding on her complaint of drunkenness and cruelty.
  • 02 Apr 1924 Elmer D. Ritter asked a decree from Eva H. Ritter. The plaintiff said his wife left him on March 6 and that he has not heard of her since. He charges cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 02 Apr 1924 Florence Pyeritz charged Theodore M. Pyeritz with abusing her and calling her names and reflecting upon her chastity.
  • 02 Apr 1924 Annabell Linvill filed suit for divorce from George Linvill whom she married on March 4, 1923 and who abandoned her on September 19, 1923.
  • 02 Apr 1924 Carol Cureton gave abandonment as his grounds for a divorce from Viola Cureton. He alleged that she left him in 1920.
  • 02 Apr 1924 Marie Horton asked a divorce from Earl E. Horton and the custody of their child. She said Horton stayed away from home late at night and spent his evenings in the company of other women.
  • 02 Apr 1924 Pruna King was granted a divorce from Jesse King by Judge Ryan. The plaintiff said her husband had been convicted of contributing to the deliquency of a minor girl.
  • 03 Apr 1924 Hazel Henninger was granted a divorce from John Henninger by Judge Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court on a cross-complaint. The woman testified that her husband had struck and beat her at various times. The mother was granted the custody of a child 5 months old and the father was order to pay $6 a week for its support.
  • 03 Apr 1924 The divorce case of Mary Thiele, 1118 Rockhill street, against Fred G. Thiele, was taken under advisement by Judge Ryan. Mrs. Thiele asks $3,000 alimony. She claimed that her husband was insanely jealous of her and that he accused her of being too affectionate toward her grocer and butcher.
  • 03 Apr 1924 Mary Angel filed suit for a divorce from Harry Angel, 444 East Main street, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment, gambling and drunkenness.
  • 04 Apr 1924 Mary Thiele was granted a divorce from Fred G. Thiele and was given alimony in the amount of $475 by Judge Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. The plaintiff said her husband was jealous of her and was cruel to her. She had asked $3,000 alimony.
  • 04 Apr 1924 Russell Vena, colored, was granted a divorce from Anna Vena on a charge of desertion.
  • 04 Apr 1924 Amy Hart, 1135 Wabash avenue filed suit for a divorce from Walter Hart, charging cruelty. She asked $5,000 alimony.
  • 04 Apr 1924 Sam Bell filed a complaint asking a divorce from Pirlee Bell. She deserted him on three previous occasions, according to his complaint.
  • 04 Apr 1924 Mrs. Ellen Welling, of New Haven, filed suit for a divorce from George Welling, charging failure to provide. She asks $7,000 alimony.
  • 05 Apr 1924 May Seibert, who blamed her mother-in-law for her domestic troubles, was granted a divorce from Kenneth Seibert yesterday afternoon in superior court on a cross-complaint. Mrs. Seibert said her mother-in-law interfered between her and her husband. The cross-complaint said her husband finally abandoned her and failed to provide for her since that time.
  • 05 Apr 1924 Gladys Koers was granted a divorce from Louis Koers and had her maiden name of Gladys Hill restored. She charged that the defendant associated with other women and filed to provide for her.
  • 05 Apr 1924 Attorney Fred B. Shoaff was name special judge to try the divorce case of Rosa Leipold against Paul Leipold. The plaintiff took a change of venue from Special Judge David E. Smith.
  • 06 Apr 1924 Jeanette Walda filed suit against Wilbur Walda for divorce, charging that her husband threatened to kill her.
  • 06 Apr 1924 Nellie Foust filed suit for a divorce from George W. Foust, 2305 South Wayne avenue, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple was married in 1897.
  • 06 Apr 1924 Harley Fousnought was granted and was given the custody of his children. The plaintiff told Judge Ryan that his wife had eloped with another man.
  • 08 Apr 1924 Blanche M. Craw was granted a divorce from George R. Craw, manager of the Portland apartments, and was given the custody of her children. The defendant was granted permission to see the children at reasonable times and was ordered to pay $150 a month for their support. Mrs. Craw alleged that her husband had cursed her, drank and called her vile names. The couple married in 1913 and separated in 1923. Mrs. Craw had asked $25,000, but the property rights were settled out of court.
  • 08 Apr 1924 Sarah J. Worman was granted a divorce from Edward H. Worman and was given the custody of her child and the defendant was ordered to pay her $10 a week for the support of the child.
  • 08 Apr 1924 Oral Rodenbaugh was granted a divorce from Marie Rodenbaugh, charging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 08 Apr 1924 Morris Hauck filed a complaint asking a divorce from Emma Hauck. The plaintiff said the defendant threatened to knock his brains out. The couple married in 1920 and separated in 1924.
  • 08 Apr 1924 Lacy Mettert, 808 Florence street, asked a divorce from Nora Mettert, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple married in 1909 and separated in 1924.
  • 08 Apr 1924 Emma M. Hobbs asked a divorce from Oscar H. Hobbs, 1710 West Third street. The plaintiff alleged that on more than one occasion her husband had threatened to shoot her and that he had cursed and swore at her.
  • 08 Apr 1924 Myrtle Elizabeth Born, 4112 South Calhoun street, filed suit for divorce against Glen Harold Born. She alleged non-support and cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 08 Apr 1924 Katherine Weigel, 643 West Third street, seeks a divorce and $3,000 alimony from Wilfred W. Weigel. She said her husband cursed her and quarreled about going to church.
  • 08 Apr 1924 Henry W. Davis filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Artie Davis, charging abandonment. Mrs. Davis is asking a limited separation in superior court.
  • 09 Apr 1924 Claude E. Rogers, 1017 Rivermet avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Elsie L. Rogers charging that she abandoned him in 1921. The couple married in 1909. Rogers is a traveling salesman.
  • 09 Apr 1924 Judge Ryan granted Maude Huber a divorce from Tony Huber and was given the custody of her child, Maud. She charged that her husband had been cruel to her. Her maiden name of Maude Amspaugh was restored.
  • 09 Apr 1924 The marriage of Minnie Baxter and Benjamin Baxter was annulled. The plaintiff testified that the defendant was insane at the time of the marriage.
  • 09 Apr 1924 William Bloemker, 2303 Gay street, filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Bertha Bloemker. The former said he was unable to hold a job because of the peculiar disposition of his wife. He said he was doing well in the rug business when his wife made him withdraw from it because she did not like the fact that his partner chewed tobacco.
  • 10 Apr 1924 Charging that she was the victim of a "system of cruel and inhuman treatment" inflicted upon her by the relatives of her husband, Mary Roos, 1031 East Washington boulevard, yesterday filed suit for a divorce from George Roos. When she was married, Mrs. Roos said her husband failed to provide a home for her, but took her to live with his mother, grandmother and uncle. She said the quartet began at once to scold, curse and criticize, while Roos slapped and beat her. The couple married September 22, 1923.
  • 10 Apr 1924 Mary M. Callahan, 2515 Hench street, filed suit for a divorce from Daniel R. Callahan, alleging that her husband would become intoxicated and remain in that condition from ten days to three weeks. She also said that her husband falsely accused her of stealing money from him to send to her son who lived in Kent, O. She asks that she be given a judgement for $1,000 alimony. Callahan owns 60 acres of land in Wyandotte county, Ohio, according to the complaint.
  • 10 Apr 1924 Marvel Gibson was granted a divorce from Harry L. Gibson, charging failure to provide.
  • 11 Apr 1924 Catherine Galvin, 2041 South Calhoun street, filed suit for a divorce from James. L. Galvin yesterday charging drunkenness. The plaintiff asks the custody of her four children, alleging that her husband is not fit to have charge of them. Galvin is employed at the soft drink parlor of Ed Vance, 504 South Calhoun street, according to the complaint.
  • 11 Apr 1924 Flossie High filed suit for a divorce from Otho High, charging that he struck her, called her vile names and associated with other women. The couple was married August 7, 1922 and separated November 20, 1932.
  • 11 Apr 1924 E. M. Sherlock, an attorney, with offices at 813 First National bank building, filed suit for divorce yesterday against his wife, Jessie L. Sherlock. Sherlock said she abandoned him in 1919 without his consent.
  • 11 Apr 1924 Edna Gause, 443 West Williams street, filed suit for a divorce from George Leo Gause. She said in her complaint that her husband refused to provide for her and abused her. She asks for the custody of her child.
  • 11 Apr 1924 Attorney Fred B. Shoaff declined jurisdiction yesterday as special judge in the divorce case of Paul Leipold against Rosa Leipold. A change of venue was taken by Mrs. Leipold from special judge David E. Smith.
  • 11 Apr 1924 The divorce suit of Amy hart against Walter Hart was dismissed.
  • 12 Apr 1924 When Miss Ruby Drew, of Cambridge, Mass., wrote a post card to her former employer, Peter Dooley, now of this city, spelling his first name "Peter," she made a sad mistake. This "trifle light as air" was to the jealous mind of Mrs. Lillian Dooley, the wife "confirmation strong as proofs of holy writ" that there was something intimate between Miss Drew and Mr. Dooley. Mrs. Dooley interpreted the word to mean "petter" and visions of Miss Drew being petted by Dooley took possession of her mind. Mrs. Dooley related her theory yesterday to Judge Charles J. Ryan of the superior court before whom a divorce case brought by her husband is being tried. Mrs. Dooley came from her home in Marlborough, Mass., to contest the case, ask for a property settlement and the custody of her children. She named Miss Drew as co-respondent in the case. Mr. Dooley came to Fort Wayne after he had separated from his wife, at Hudson, Mass. Mr. Dooley said his wife was so quarrelsome that he was unable to live with her. He said she threatened to commit suicide and did other irrational things. A letter was read into evidence in which Mrs. Dooley admitted that she was the cause of all the trouble. She said her nervousness was due to ill health. Mrs. Dooley also testified that her husband was cruel to her and that he abandoned her after trying to get her to leave him. Evidence indicated that he continued to support her and the children. Mrs. Dooley told of seeing her husband walking and talking with Miss Drew, but was unable to offer proof that they had done anything improper. The case lasted all day yesterday and will be continued this morning.
  • 12 Apr 1924 Flossie Evans filed suit for a divorce from Charles Evans, charging cruel and inhuman treatment and failure to provide.
  • 13 Apr 1924 Sarah M. Braithwait was granted a decree from William B. Braithwaite on testimony that he struck her, cursed her and called her vile names. The couple had been married 14 years.
  • 13 Apr 1924 Tillie Margaret Sweet was divorced from Leora E. Sweet, charging failure to provide. The couple was married in 1912.
  • 13 Apr 1924 The divorce case of Peter C. Dooley, city, against Lillian M. Dooley, Marlborough, Mass. was continued for further evidence. Mrs. Dooley was cross-examined yesterday morning. Mrs. Dooley said she still loved her husband and was willing to live with him again.
  • 13 Apr 1924 Agnes O. Connell, 1105 1/2 Broadway, filed suit for divorce and $1,000 alimony from Donald Connell. She charged that her husband is now confined in jail for a misdemeanor.
  • 13 Apr 1924 The divorce suit of Emma R. Foster against Charles Foster was dismissed in superior court.
  • 15 Apr 1924 Blanche Brown, route 8, filed suit for a divorce from Harvey F. Brown yesterday charging cruel and inhuman treatment. She asks the custody of three children. The couple was married June 20, 1910, and separated March 31, 1924.
  • 15 Apr 1924 Charging that his wife, Gladys C. Lee, had eloped to Chicago and is now living with another man. Anthony Wayne Lee, 429 Greenlawn avenue, filed a suit asking for a divorce. Lee said he was working at Indianapolis and his wife and children were staying in Bluffton when the children were taken away from her because it was alleged that Mrs. Lee was conducting herself improperly.
  • 15 Apr 1924 David Minger sued Lydia Minger for divorce, alleging that she deserted him last September.
  • 15 Apr 1924 Judge Ryan gave Florence B. Peters a divorce from William F. Peters and the custody of their children. Mrs. Peters said her husband failed to support her.
  • 15 Apr 1924 Ada Hoover was granted a divorce from William Hoover on the charge that her husband failed to provide for her, that he was cruel to her and constantly found fault with her actions.
  • 16 Apr 1924 Judge Ryan refused to grant Martin Martz a divorce from Lydia Martz. Martz admitted on the witness stand that he had been married five times. The judge said he could not fine that Martz had any legal grounds for divorce.
  • 16 Apr 1924 Hazel Farra was granted a divorce from Sylvester Farra. The plaintiff charged her husband with cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 17 Apr 1924 James F. Brown was granted a divorce from Luella Brown on his testimony that she associated with other men.
  • 17 Apr 1924 Leonard C. Haynes was made defendant in a suit for divorce filed by Esther L. Haynes, 1749 Hale avenue. She charged cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 17 Apr 1924 Herman Rosenhahn filed suit for a divorce from Anna Rosenhahn alleging that she refused to live with him.
  • 18 Apr 1924 Charging that her husband, Benjamin Johnson, had been guilty of associating with another women in Bellevue, O., Mrs. Mabel Johnson, 1019 Swinney avenue, yesterday filed suit for a divorce in superior court. The plaintiff said her husband had cursed and swore at her during their married life and had indicated that he did not care for her. The couple was married in April, 1923, and separated a few days ago.
  • 18 Apr 1924 Elizabeth May Schoch filed a complaint asking a five-year separation from Albert G. Schoch. Mrs. Schoch alleges that her husband nagged and swore at her and failed to provide for her.
  • 18 Apr 1924 Earl E. Richey was granted d divorce from Mabel Richey by Judge Ryan in superior court on a charge of abandonment for a period of two years. The custody of a son was given to the father and the custody of a daughter to the mother. Richey was charged with the support of both children.
  • 19 Apr 1924 With 15 Separations and nine divorce suits to their credit, Emma L. and Alonzo Waltz were refused a decree yesterday by Judge Charles J. Ryan, of the superior court, who said the court should not be troubled with such cases as they presented. He gave the couple a lecture and told them he did not believe they had tried hard enough to get along and to make a success of marriage. They were married in 1921. Waltz said he could hardly earn enough money to pay the fees of his wife's lawyers. Mrs. Waltz charged her husband with drunkenness and he charged her with having a bad temper and with burning his Sunday shirt in a fit of rage.
  • 20 Apr 1924 Alleging that her husband is confined in jail at the present time on a charge of drunkenness, Mrs. Theo Koorsen, 2125 Gay street, yesterday filed suit for a divorce. She said that her husband frequently became intoxicated and that at such times he was extremely disorderly. She also charged nonsupport and asked that her maiden name of Theo Cortland be restored. The couple married July 9, 1923 and separated a few days ago.
  • 20 Apr 1924 Cora J. Dornte, 1516 Fletcher avenue, filed suit asking a divorce from Theodore G. Dornte, alleging "continuous intoxication." Mrs. Dornte asks that her former name of Cora J. Benoy be restored. The couple was married on September 11, 1912, and separated in May, 1923.
  • 20 Apr 1924 Fred Block was given a divorce from Minnie Block and the defendant was given custody of their child. Block was ordered to pay $5.00 per week to the support of the child. He said his wife refused to live with him and failed to cook his meals.
  • 20 Apr 1924 Mary Racine was given a divorce from Virgil Racine on a cross complaint, charging failure to provide.
  • 22 Apr 1924 Evie Hays was granted a divorce from Charley C. Hays to whom she was married in 1895. She said Hays had promised her that he would stop drinking, but failed to do so. She also testified that he cursed and swore at her and that he made false accusations.
  • 22 Apr 1924 Madlyn Swager was granted a divorce from Cleo Swager and her maiden name of Madlyn Lighthill restored. She charged that her husband had failed to provide for her for a period of more than two years.
  • 22 Apr 1924 Ruth Long won a decree from George Long and was awarded the custody of her little son Louis. The defendant was charged with the support of the child. Mrs. Long charged cruel treatment.
  • 22 Apr 1924 Mary Minnick was granted a divorce from John Minnick, charging failure to provide.
  • 22 Apr 1924 Gladys Miller was divorced from Herman Miller, Jr. She charged her husband is a habitual drunkard and that he falsely accused her of being intimate with other men.
  • 22 Apr 1924 Mary Lusk, 120 Eureka street, filed a complaint asking a divorce from Elmer Lusk. The plaintiff said her husband carries a pair of brass knucks around with him and she fears that he will harm her. She said he falsely accused her of being intimate with other men.
  • 22 Apr 1924 Carl Wilson, colored, 1314 Lafayette street, filed suit for a divorce from Alice Wilson, colored, alleging that she often came home drunk.
  • 23 Apr 1924 Sarah E. Carpenter, 71, was granted a divorce from Wilson Carpenter, 60, by Judge Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. The plaintiff charged that her husband was a habitual drunkard and that he failed to provide.
  • 23 Apr 1924 Audrey Sample was granted a divorce from Minerva Sample on a charge of cruelty.
  • 23 Apr 1924 Gail Boitet was divorced from John Boitot. She alleged that the plaintiff left her and her child.
  • 23 Apr 1924 Flossie Green filed a complaint asking a divorce from Alva E. Green. The plaintiff charged that her husband knocked her down, threw her clothes out of the house and trampled them into the mud.
  • 23 Apr 1924 Henry Learin, 124 West Superior street, filed suit for a divorce from Loretta Learin, alleging that his wife deserted him for parts unknown.
  • 23 Apr 1924 Viola Miller asked a divorce from Calvin Miller, alleging that he choked her, knocked her down and mistreated her. The plaintiff wants her maiden name of Viola Miller restored.
  • 23 Apr 1924 Helen Dick filed suit for a divorce from Vern Dick, alleging that he frequently slapped her and struck her.
  • 24 Apr 1924 Katherine Harz filed suit for a divorce from Joseph Harz yesterday afternoon in superior court alleging that he had deserted her in 1919. She also alleged that her husband had deserted her and that he had refused to support her.
  • 24 Apr 1924 Martin Martz, 1925 West High street, filed suit for a divorce from Lydia L. Martz, alleging that he deserted him here and returned to her former home in Decatur. He said Mrs. Martz refused to care for him when he was ill and he had to go the hospital.
  • 24 Apr 1924 Margaret Bruner, 2534 Thompson avenue, asked a divorce from Frank Bruner, alleging that he often refused to talk to her and displayed a bad temper constantly.
  • 24 Apr 1924 Anton Bogdon, 722 Wallace street, filed suit for a divorce from Katie Bogdon, charging that she cursed him and that she associated with immoral women.
  • 24 Apr 1924 Albert E. Fritz had his marriage to Victoria P. Foust Fritz annulled. He said she induced him to marry her on January 25 by making false representation.
  • 24 Apr 1924 George Szink was granted a divorce from Laura Szink on testimony of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 25 Apr 1924 Lucile Dale, 440 Wallace street, filed suit for a divorce from Edison Dale, alleging that her husband spent all of his money at the gambling table and that he frequently came home intoxicated. The couple married in September, 1921, and separated in 1924.
  • 25 Apr 1924 Judge Ryan granted Georgia McGinley a divorce from Donald McGinley. The plaintiff was given custody of a child and the defendant was ordered to pay $7.50 a week for its support. Mrs. McGinley testified that her husband refused to make a home for her and that he gave all of his money to his mother.
  • 25 Apr 1924 Harry Cripe was granted a divorce from Edith Cripe. Cripe said his wife deserted him last February and has refused to live with him since. The couple married four years ago.
  • 26 Apr 1924 Neta Stults, 15, high school girl, formerly of Huntington, who left her Latin grammar and algebra to marry Earl Stults, has decided that although education may be the bunk, marriage is for grownups and children should leave it strictly alone. Mrs. Stults filed suit in superior court yesterday afternoon to have her marriage annuled, alleging that she was too young to legally wed on April 23, 1924. The complaint indicates that the couple did not live together after the ceremony was performed. She was only 15, she says, at the time the ceremony was performed.
  • 26 Apr 1924 Inez L. Hughes, 1115 Thayer street, waitress, filed suit for a divorce from George Hughes, alleging that the defendant struck her with his fists, beat her and came home drunk. The couple married on March 14, 1923 and lived together just two years to a day.
  • 26 Apr 1924 Grace N. Kaufman, 741 Taylor street, filed suit for a divorce from Michael Kaufman, alleging that he choked her and otherwise mistreated her.
  • 26 Apr 1924 Dorothy V. Buckel, 1333 Huestis avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Joseph S. Buckel alleging that he has made threats to kill her and has even gone so far as to get out his gun for that purpose.
  • 26 Apr 1924 Vera Link was granted a divorce from Allie Link and had her maiden name of Vera Leeper restored. She charged failure to provide and abandonment.
  • 27 Apr 1924 Hobart Tolsen was given a divorce from Esther Tolsen, after having lived with her for a month. He testified that she stayed away from home late at night.
  • 27 Apr 1924 Claude Cummings was given a divorce from Elaine Mary Cummings. He said she called him vile names and constantly fussed with him. She left him February 5, he said, and went to Baltimore, Md.
  • 27 Apr 1924 Mrs. Dessie Tennant was given a divorce from Frank A. Tennant. The wife testified that her husband was in the habit of coming home drunk, that he called her vile names and refused to support her. The custody of one child was awarded to mother and the father was given the custody of the other.
  • 28 Apr 1924 Theodore Countryman, who was sentenced to serve a term of 2 to 14 years in the state reformatory last Friday in circuit court on a charge of embezzlement, was made defendant in a suit for divorce filed yesterday afternoon by his wife, Goldie. The couple married July 10, 1923, and separated on November 10. The plaintiff charges failure to support. She wants her maiden name of Goldied May Failour restored.
  • 28 Apr 1924 Morgan Montague, 252 East Columbia street, filed suit for a divorce from Bessie Montague, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 28 Apr 1924 Ruth Long was granted a divorce from George Long on a charge of desertion for a period of two years. The plaintiff was awarded the custody of Louis Long.
  • 28 Apr 1924 Cora Fett was divorced from William Fett. She charged that Fett failed to provide for her and that he struck and threatened to kick her.
  • 29 Apr 1924 Theodore Countryman, who was sentenced to serve a term of 2 to 14 years in the state reformatory last Friday in circuit court on a charge of embezzlement, was made defendant in a suit for divorce filed yesterday afternoon by his wife, Goldie. The couple married July 10, 1923, and separated on November 10. The plaintiff charges failure to support. She wants her maiden name of Goldie may Fallour restored.
  • 29 Apr 1924 Morgan Montague, 239 East Columbia street, filed suit for a divorce from Bessie Montague, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 29 Apr 1924 Dessie Tennant was granted a divorce from Frank Tennant by Judge Ryan, of the superior court, on a charge of failure to provide and drunkenness. The plaintiff was given the custody of one of their children and the defendant was given custody of the other.
  • 29 Apr 1924 Ruth Long was granted a divorce from George Long on a charge of desertion for a period of two years. The plaintiff was awarded the custody of Louis Long.
  • 29 Apr 1924 Cora Fett was divorced from William Fett. She charged that Fett failed to provide for her and that he struck and threatened to kick her.
  • 30 Apr 1924 Declaring that he believed the domestic trouble between Ruth and Harley Burgett was due to their ill health as the results of the "flu," Special Judge John H. Aiken refused Mrs. Burgett and her husband an absolute divorce yesterday afternoon in superior court. He granted Mrs. Burgett a limited separation for a period of one year and said he would re-hear the case at the end of that time if the couple are not able to get along. Burgett was ordered to pay his wife $5 a week for support.
  • 30 Apr 1924 The divorce case of Bertha Bloemker against William Bloemker was taken under advisement by Judge Ryan. The fight is over the custody of a child. Mrs. Bloemker alleges non-support.
  • 30 Apr 1924 Mrs. Pearl Little told Judge Ryan that her husband, Horatio Little, had knocked her down twice in one day and that he had falsely accused her of associating with other men. The case was continued for residence witness.
  • 30 Apr 1924 Hattie Alexander was granted a divorce from Henry G. Alexander, charging infidelity.
  • 30 Apr 1924 Cora McGowen was granted a divorce from Ross McGowne, charging failure to provide.
  • 30 Apr 1924 Minnie Lennon was granted a divorce from Ramsey Lennon charging failure to provide.
  • 30 Apr 1924 Donna Elzey, 734 Superior street, filed suit for a divorce from Charles Elzey, alleging that he failed to provide for her and she had to sell some of her jewelry to buy clothing for herself.
  • 30 Apr 1924 Julie Coffee asked a divorce from Daniel Coffee alleging that he falsely accused her of associating with other men.

  • 01 May 1924 Jules Manuel filed suit for a divorce from Ora Viola Manual, charging that the defendant associated with other men and did many other things unbecoming a married woman. The suit was filed in superior court.
  • 01 May 1924 Judge Ryan granted Bertha Bloemker a divorce from William Bloemker on testimony which he heard Tuesday. The fight was over the custody of a child and the custody was given to Mrs. Bloemker, but her husband was granted the privilege of seeing it at all reasonable times. Mrs. Bloemaker alleged that her husband filed to provide for her.
  • 01 May 1924 Maude Huber was granted a divorce from Tony Huber on a charge of abandonment.
  • 01 May 1924 Charles Anderson was granted a divorce from May Anderson on the charge of abandonment.
  • 01 May 1924 Veda Schick has dismissed her suit for divorce from Charles Schick.
  • 01 May 1924 The divorce suit of Charles against Linnie Bohnke was dismissed.
  • 01 May 1924 The divorce suit of Alice against John Warner was dismissed.
  • 01 May 1924 The divorce suit of Ethel against Charles Sheets was dismissed.
  • 02 May 1924 A suit for a limited separation of two years and $3,000 alimony was asked yesterday by Flora Daler, Rural Route 13, in a suit filed against Lewis Daler, an employee of the International Harvester company. Mrs. Daler alleges that her husband refused to care for her when she was ill, but told her to go and get a divorce. Soon after their marriage on April 17, 1920, the plaintiff avers that her husband began to bear himself in a cold and distant manner toward her. The couple have no children.
  • 02 May 1924 Sophia S. Bodigan was granted a divorce from Zack Bodigan, who was recently convicted of a violation of the state liquor laws. The custody of the three children was awarded to Mrs. Bodigan and her husband was ordered to pay $10 a week for their support.
  • 02 May 1924 The following divorce cases were dismissed yesterday in superior court: Kathryn against Roy Sands; Margaret against Roscoe Langston; Gladys against Herbert Filer; George against Esther Cook, and Ethel against Paul Hartstein.
  • 03 May 1924 The divorce suit of Martha against Herman Reeb was dismisses in superior court.
  • 03 May 1924 The divorce suit of Margaret against Laurel Polley was dismissed in superior court.
  • 04 May 1924 Carrie Clark filed suit for a divorce from George C. Clark and asked the custody of four children and $2,500 alimony. She said her husband laughed at her because she was unable to walk properly because of illness.
  • 06 May 1924 Harry Dial, attorney and real estate broker, 1014 East Washington boulevard, filed suit for a divorce from Grace Dial yesterday, alleging cruel treatment. The Dials have two children, Harry, Jr. and Sylvia. They were married in 1894.
  • 06 May 1924 Donald Edgar, motorman, 1701 Wabash avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Clara Edgar. The plaintiff alleged that his wife finds fault, scolds and nags.
  • 06 May 1924 Henry Schieckman, 1014 South Fairfield avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Grace Schleckman, alleging that his wife enticed him to marry her through fraudulent representations.
  • 06 May 1924 Helen Merchant, 1416 Lillie street, filed suit for a divorce from Donald Merchant, policeman, charging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 06 May 1924 The divorce case of Rose against Paul Leipold was stated yesterday afternoon before Special Judge S. C. Cleland in superior court. Mrs. Leipold testified that her husband deserted her while they were visiting in German and that he left her pennyless and returned to the United States. The case was continued until tomorrow.
  • 07 May 1924 Clarence Anderson, a boarder, was name co-respondent in the suit for divorce filed by Arthur Osborn, 427 Fourth street, blacksmith, against Lottie Osborn. Osborn alleged that in addition to entertaining other men in their home, Mrs. Osborn "insisted on smoking cigarettes and drinking moonshine whisky," The couple was married in 1893. The plaintiff said his wife confessed to her relations with Anderson.
  • 07 May 1924 Minda Brown, 1224 Huron street, filed suit for a divorce from Benjamin B. Brown and asked $800 alimony. The plaintiff alleged that her husband beat her until it was necessary for her to call the police for protection. She said Brown often told her that he "would put her and all the children where Officer Fred Fry and his wife are today," by which she understood that he meant he would kill them.
  • 07 May 1924 Alia M. Krider, 1653 Spring street, asked a divorce from Arthut Krider, alleging that he left her and his children and spent the winter in Florida, at a time when she did not have any means of support and that he failed to provide for her. The couple was married in 1903 and separated in 1923.
  • 08 May 1924 George Mills, letter carrier, yesterday filed suit for a divorce from Lillian Mills alleging that she left Fort Wayne and went to Ohio to another man. She is now living in Cincinnati, he alleges.
  • 08 May 1924 Ethel May Sterling, 228 West Berry street, filed suit for a divorce from Clarence Sterling alleging that he falsely accused her of associating with other men. The plaintiff also names a woman called Lilly as co-respondent. The couple was married in 1922 and separated in 1924.
  • 08 May 1924 More evidence was heard yesterday in the divorce suit of Rose Leipold against Paul Leipold and was continued until 1:30 o'clock this afternoon by Special Judge Samuel C. Cleland. Mrs. Leipold charges that her husband deserted her while they were in Germany. Leipold claims that Mrs. Leipold was guilty of cruel treatment. He also claims that she buried her money during the World war to keep from buying liberty bonds.
  • 09 May 1924 Elsie Eicks, 1227 East Wayne street, an employee of the Home Telephone and Telegraph company, filed suit for a divorce from Harold Eicks in superior court, alleging nonsupport. The plaintiff also alleged that her husband associated with other women. The couple was married November 7, 1923 and separated May 6.
  • 09 May 1924 Mina Ellis filed a complaint asking a divorce from Ner B. Ellis, an employee of the Pennsylvania Railroad company, alleging that her husband had a violent temper and frequently called her vile names.
  • 10 May 1924 Mrs. Fannie Wolf filed suit for divorce from Jake Wolf, of the Wolf Tire and Auto company yesterday asking alimony in the amount of $15,000. She charged cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple married in Kansas City, Mo., in 1910.
  • 10 May 1924 Jean Martin filed suit for a divorce from Opal Martin, alleging infidelity.
  • 10 May 1924 Mattie Heltzel, 2315 Chestnut street, asked a divorce from Sylvanus Heltzel, alleging that he choked her until her throat was blue. They have three children.
  • 11 May 1924 Iva Grush, 2321 Brown street, filed suit for a divorce from Charles Grush, alleging that he threatened to kill her and that he constantly abused her. The couple was married in December, 1922, and separated in March, 1924.
  • 11 May 1924 William Holmes was granted a divorce from Gertrude Holmes by Judge Ryan in superior court. He alleged that his wife refused to live with him.
  • 11 May 1924 Elmer Lusk filed a cross-complaint for a divorce from Mary Lusk, alleging that she has a love affair with one Joseph Fahlsing, who he says has caused him to be discharged from his job.
  • 11 May 1924 The following divorce cases were dismissed in superior court: Charles against Lennie Hathaway; John against Jane Clark; Elva against Charles Pressler; Edna against Roy Demmel; Sadie against Harry Polly.
  • 13 May 1924 Margery Study Bell was granted a divorce from Wayne E. Bell, architect, by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. The plaintiff charged cruel and inhuman treatment and failure to provide. Her maiden name of Margery Study was restored.
  • 13 May 1924 George Mills was granted a divorce from Eva Mills on a cross-complaint. The plaintiff alleged that his wife refused to live with him.
  • 13 May 1924 Mary Kendall was granted a divorce from Jeddiah Kendall on her testimony that her husband abandoned her and refused to contribute to her support.
  • 13 May 1924 Leo and Freda Whitezel were divorced. Mrs. Whitezel testified that her husband told her he wanted another wife. She also said he failed to provide for her.
  • 13 May 1924 Ollie Hafer was divorced from Joseph Hafer on the charge of failure to provide.
  • 13 May 1924 Bernice Price was divorced from William Price on the charge of failure to provide.
  • 13 May 1924 Hazel Southern filed suit for a divorce from Walter Southern, 1622 Kelly drive, alleging desertion. The couple married in 1919.
  • 13 May 1924 Orpha Howenstein, 306 Harrison street, filed suit for a divorce from Roy Howenstein, charging that her husband went about with other women and that her failed to provide for her. The couple married in 1916.
  • 13 May 1924 Susie Baumgartner, 512 Pasadena drive, asked a divorce from Roy Baumgartner, alleging that he struck and beat her. The couple married in 1920.
  • 13 May 1924 Myrtle Steele alleged that Adam Steele often came home intoxicated and that he spent a large part of his earnings for drink. She asks a divorce.
  • 13 May 1924 David Connelly in a complaint for a divorce from Olive Connolly, said his wife threatened to throw his out of the house if he did not leave.
  • 13 May 1924 Ethel M. Carter, 346 East Main street, filed suit for divorce from Elzie Carter, alleging nonsupport. She asked $4,000 alimony.
  • 13 May 1924 The following divorce cases were dismissed in superior court: Effie against Clifford Feichter; Helen against Vern Dick; Everett against Anna Pence; Ethel against Clarence Sterling; Bessie against Ira Kilgore.
  • 14 May 1924 Viola Bailey filed suit for a divorce from Edward Bailey yesterday afternoon in superior court, alleging that her husband has accused her of associating with other men for immoral purposes. The couple was married February 14, 1924, and separated a month later.
  • 14 May 1924 Addie Rose filed suit for a divorce from Firman Rose, charging failure to provide. The couple was married in 1921.
  • 14 May 1924 Lulu Phillips asked a divorce from John Phillips in a complaint alleging that her husband deserted and failed to support her for a period of more than two years.
  • 14 May 1924 Alice Caryl, 1222 Lafayette street alleged in a complaint for divorce that her husband twisted her arm so violently that her wrist was broken. She asked $1,000 alimony. She said he told her that if there was no law he would kill her.
  • 15 May 1924 Mrs. Elsie Myers, 3735 South Harrison street, filed suit for a divorce yesterday from Forrest Myers, charging cruel and in human treatment. The plaintiff alleges that her husband slapped and struck her and otherwise displayed a violent temper. The plaintiff asks the custody of three children. The couple was married in 1911 and lived together as man and wife until recently.
  • 15 May 1924 Virgil Shroyer was granted a divorce from Elrnest Shroyer by Judge Ran on her testimony that her husband was cruel to her.
  • 15 May 1924 The divorce case of Edith Sellers against George Sellers was dismissed in superior court.
  • 15 May 1924 The divorce case of Sherman Forst against Bertha Forst was dismissed in superior court.
  • 16 May 1924 Edna Vaught filed suit for a three-year separation from Owen Vaught alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple was married in 1915 and separated in 1924.
  • 16 May 1924 Alvirda Lehman asked a divorce from George Lehman in a complaint charging nonsupport. The couple was married in 1920.
  • 16 May 1924 Peter Kranz asked a divorce from Luna Kranz, 4122 Buell drive, and the custody of their three children. He alleges that his wife failed to attend in her household duties.
  • 16 May 1924 Cora Beaty was granted a divorce from Amos Beaty by Judge Charles J. Ryan in superior court on a charge of failure to provide.
  • 16 May 1924 The following divorce cases were dismissed by Judge Ryan in superior court yesterday. The titles of the cases were as follows: Beatrice against Lloyd Rogers: Cora against Levi Douglass; Mary against Kenneth Coy; Mildred against Ralph Ormsby; Catherine against Roy Hilyard; Theordore against Ruth Beberstein; Dorothy against Lester Brown; Manda against William Sproat; Margaret against Eiljah Saylor; Marvella against John Wilson; Effie against Stephen Schultz; Blanche against Merlin Fett; Charles against Daphen Null; Grace against De Witt Ellsworth; Sam against Laura King; Elbert against Donna Hall; Ciel Rosetta against Homer Paul Roy; Clarence against Jessie Springer; Ora against Jules Manuel; Edna against Leo Davis; Violet against Calvin Miller; Lena against Joseph Gallaway, May against Debs Ellett; Loretta against Leo Havert; Delbert against Ruth Miller; Othel against Vernice Warner; Hattie against Samuel Springer; Clara against Edward Gibany; Florence against Noah Martin; May against Fred Shum; Carl against Minnie Miller; Inez against Roy Dutcher; Emma against Charles Drury; Nora against Oscar C. Miller; Laura against Ben Thompson; Leon against Emma Rathbun; Flossie against Charles Evans; Mary against Dallas Grim; Flossie against Denver Mock; Maude against Joel Bower.
  • 17 May 1924 Grace Bernice Graham filed suit for a divorce from Orrin Graham yesterday, alleging that her husband was married to her under a false name. At the time of the marriage Graham gave his name as Graeme, the plaintiff alleged. Later when she found his correct name she refused to life with him any longer. The plaintiff also alleged that Graham was guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment toward her and that during their short married life he would beat her and choke her when he became angry. The couple married March 27, 1919.
  • 17 May 1924 Mrs. Delphia Drummond, 1422 Taylor street, filed suit for a divorce from Herman Drummond, alleging failure to provide. The plaintiff asks the custody of a child, 2. The Drummonds were married July 27, 1921.
  • 18 May 1924 Margaret Culver, 1205 Lillie street, was granted a decree from Roy Culver and was given the custody of her two children. The children will be subject to the supervision of the board of children's guardians. Culver sought to prove that his wife had been intimate with his brother and other men. Mrs. Culver said her husband was cruel to her and the children.
  • 18 May 1924 Ella Jackson charged that her husband abandoned her to associate with other women. She was given a decree.
  • 18 May 1924 Fred F. Roop was divorced from Zella Roop. He testified that she failed to do her housework and that she finally deserted him.
  • 18 May 1924 Charles Beard was granted a divorce from Hilda Beard on a cross complaint. Beard said he and his wife had made several attempts to live together, but were unable to succeed.
  • 20 May 1924 After having put her husband, William Heliker, 72, out of the family home nine years ago, Mary Heliker, 45, yesterday asked Judge Ryan in superior court to give her a judgment for alimony along with a decree of divorce. The judge granted the decree, but refused the alimony. He found that Heliker and his wife had run through all the money he had at the time of their marriage. Heliker testified that he had bought beer by the keg in the "good old days" and that his wife drank as freely as he did.
  • 20 May 1924 Ida Hite filed suit for a divorce from John T. Hite, restaurant man, and asked $1,000 alimony. The plaintiff alleged that she has been forced to earn a living for herself and a child by a former marriage ever since her marriage to Hite on June 1, 1923. She alleges that he accused her of infidelity.
  • 20 May 1924 Cletus Fox filed suit for a divorce from Creacens Fox, alleging that she associated with men and women of had character.
  • 20 May 1924 Dora Decker, 330 East Lewis street, filed suit for a divorce from O. L. Decker, alleging that he falsely accused her of associating with strange men.
  • 21 May 1924 Blossom Miguel, actress, 3531 South Wayne avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Manuel George Miguel who deserted her in 1921, according to her complaint. She claims that she does not know where her husband is living. She also charges cruel and inhuman treatment. Mrs. Miguel is playing in a stock company at Muncie at the present time.
  • 21 May 1924 Cora Engleman filed suit for a divorce from Orus Engleman and asked a judgment for $1,000 alimony. She alleged non-support. The couple married in 1899 and separated recently.
  • 21 May 1924 Catherine Peek, 818 Walnut street, filed suit for a divorce from Harley Peck, of New Haven, alleging that previous to the time her husband abandoned her he stayed out every night until after midnight.
  • 21 May 1924 Bertha Turner was given a divorce from George Turner and was awarded $150 alimony. The plaintiff testified that the defendant abandoned her three times and that he was guilty of cruelty. She also said that her husband associated with other women.
  • 21 May 1924 Judge Ryan granted Frieda Saks a divorce from Max Saks. The plaintiff testified that her husband called her vile names and falsely accused her of improper conduct.
  • 21 May 1924 Nelson Howe filed a cross-complaint for divorce from his wife, Mary Howe, to whom he was married 32 years ago. He alleged that his wife nagged and found fault. The case was set for trial June 11.
  • 22 May 1924 Mary L. Gibson, who was given a divorce from Edward R. Gibson, charged that her husband failed to provide for her and that he was vulgar in the presence of their children. The plaintiff's maiden name of Mary Lenz was restored.
  • 22 May 1924 Ruth Billings was divorced from Clayton M. Billings. The plaintiff testified that her husband associated with other women. The couple married in 1913.
  • 22 May 1924 Nellie Lamprecht testified that Alfons Lamprecht failed to provide for her. She was given the custody of the children and her husband was ordered to pay $7.00 a week for their support.
  • 22 May 1924 Laura Hettinger was granted a divorce from Frank Hettinger on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 22 May 1924 Fred Kammer filed suit for a divorce from Bessie Kammer, alleging abandonment.
  • 22 May 1924 Minnie Elixman, 1114 1/2 High street, sued Clarence J. Elixman for divorce, alleging intoxication and cruelty. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Minnie Fahlsing be restored.
  • 22 May 1924 The divorce case of Dora Decker against Ode L. Decker was dismissed.
  • 23 May 1924 Grace Moyer was granted a divorce from Daivd Moyer by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. The plaintiff testified that her husband once choked her in a fit of rage and then tore off her clothing. She also charged failure to provide and said she was forced to work and provide for herself.
  • 23 May 1924 The divorce suit of Anna Starke against Harry Starke was dismissed on a motion by the plaintiff.
  • 23 May 1924 Roy Baumgartner dismissed a cross-complaint for divorce from Susie Baumgartner.
  • 24 May 1924 Celia B. Thomas, restaurant worker, filed suit for divorce against Cleo C. Thomas. She alleged that Thomas refused to support her and that he associated with men and women of low habits. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Celia C. Lieberanz be restored.
  • 25 May 1924 Lillian Price, 1318 Woodbine avenue, was granted a divorce from Willard Price and was given the custody of her child by Judge Charles J. Ryan in superior court yesterday. The plaintiff charged that her husband refused to live with her.
  • 25 May 1924 William H. Funk, 725 Lawton place, filed suit for a divorce from Vera Funk, alleging that she nagged him and filed to take care of her household duties.
  • 25 May 1924 Cora Krienbrook, 2016 Jessie street, filed suit for a divorce from Henry Krienbrook, alleging that he beat her and broke up the furniture.
  • 25 May 1924 Judge Wood granted a divorce to Mrs. Sophia Schaefer, 2313 West Main street, from William C. Schaefer. The plaintiff charged cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 25 May 1924 The divorce suit of Fannie Wolf against Jake Wolf, automobile dealer, was dismissed by agreement in superior court.
  • 26 May 1924 Gretchen Agoff filed suit for a divorce from John Agoff yesterday afternoon in superior court and asked $1,000 alimony. The plaintiff alleged that her husband had beaten her until he left black and blue marks on her arms. The couple married last February and separated a short time ago. Mrs. Agoff asks that her maiden name of Gretchen McGugin be restored.
  • 26 May 1924 Anton Bogdan was granted a divorce from Katie Bogdan. He alleged that his wife became infatuated with another man and had eloped with him and that he had not heard from her since.
  • 27 May 1924 Daisy D. Rhodes was granted a divorce from Claude Rhodes, who was quarrelsome and abusive, according to her testimony. Mrs. Rhodes was granted the custody of her children and the father was ordered to pay $10 a week for their support and also doctor bills which may be incurred by the illness of the children.
  • 27 May 1924 Mary E. Haight, who was granted a divorce from Walter Haight, charged that her husband falsely accused her of associating with other men. They were married January 7 and separated about a month later. Both had been married before.
  • 27 May 1924 Minnie Lehman charged Lewis Lehman with failure to provide. She was granted a divorce and had her maiden name of Minnie Mason restored.
  • 27 May 1924 George Ohm told Judge Ryan that Myrtle Ohm deserted him in December, 1922, and left for parts unknown. Prior to the time, he said, she called him every vile name she could think of and threw things at him. He was given a divorce.
  • 27 May 1924 Maria C. White, colored, obtained a divorce From Arnold White. She said the defendant was in the habit of getting drunk and beating her.
  • 27 May 1924 Delia Olive Schmal filed suit for a divorce from Theodore Schmal, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple was married May 19, 1923 and separated in February, 1924.
  • 27 May 1924 Alvin Mygrants filed suit for divorce from Jennie Mygrants, charging abandonment. The couple was married in 1914 and separated in 1922.
  • 27 May 1924 Finding that she has two husbands, Mrs. Mae Junghans, 2511 South Harrison street, filed suit yesterday to have her marriage to William Junghans annulled. The plaintiff said at the time she married Junghans she thought her marriage to Tom Kennedy, a former husband, had been set aside. After she married she found that she was still the legal wife of Kennedy, whom she claims not to have seen since 1915.
  • 27 May 1924 Mabel Delnique, colored, filed suit for a divorce from F. M. Delnique.
  • 27 May 1924 The divorce suit of Necie Duey against Andrew W. Duey was dismissed.
  • 27 May 1924 Jean Martin filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Opal M. Martin, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 27 May 1924 The divorce suit of Margaret Cuney against Robert Cuney was dismissed.
  • 28 May 1924 Alleging that Elmer E. Gebbart, tried to cut her with a razor, Emma F. Gebhart, of Wallen, yesterday filed suit for a divorce. She charged that her husband had a violent temper and that he was often cruel to her.
  • 28 May 1924 Frank Moorman, chauffeur, 432 Fairmont place filed suit for a divorce from Bell Moorman, alleging that she associated with immoral men and women. The couple married in 1920 and separated in 1923.
  • 28 May 1924 Blanche Felts, 3003 Thompson avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Homer Felts, alleging that he failed to support her. The couple married in 1912 and separated a short time ago.
  • 29 May 1924 Goldie M. Craig asked $3,000 alimony in a suit for a five-year separation filed in superior court yesterday against Arthur F. Craig. The plaintiff charged cruel and inhuman treatment. She said her husband often came home intoxicated and on one occasion he choked her and seriously injured her throat.
  • 29 May 1924 James F. Randol, 1015 Oneida street, filed suit for a divorce from Jennie Randol, 1839 John street. The plaintiff alleged that his wife has such a temper that she goes into hysterics whenever she gets mad.
  • 29 May 1924 Judge Ryan of the superior court, granted Carol B. Harner a divorce from Marie Harner. The plaintiff testified that his wife associated with other men.
  • 30 May 1924 Fred Krahn, soft drink parlor proprietor, filed suit for a divorce from Mae Krahn, 1312 North Harrison street, alleging that she left the home which he provided for her and refused to live with him. The couple married in 1920 and separated a short time ago.
  • 30 May 1924 Bertha R. Wilson was granted a divorce from Earl T. Wilson on a cross-complaint and was granted the custody of a child. The cross-complaint said her husband associated with other women and that he abandoned her three years ago.
  • 30 May 1924 Myrtle Brinker was granted a divorce from Lum Brinker by Judge Charles J. Ryan in superior court. The plaintiff testified that her husband associated with other women.
  • 30 May 1924 Katherine King was granted a divorce from George B. King, who was grouchy and quarrelsome, according to her accusations.
  • 30 May 1924 Carl B. Harner told the court his wife had been guilty of associating with other men. He was granted a divorce.
  • 30 May 1924 The divorce suit of Mrs. Maude Louraine against John E. Louraine was dismissed in circuit court.

  • 01 Jun 1924 Mrs. Sadie D. Spears was granted a divorce from Clair Spears by Judge Pro Tem William C. Ryan in superior court. The plaintiff charged failure to provide. Her maiden name of Sadie Ansteit was restored.
  • 03 Jun 1924 Mabel Hogie was granted a divorce from Jay Hogie and was given the custody of her children on a charge of failure to provide. The defendant was ordered to pay $15 a month for the support of the children.
  • 03 Jun 1924 Lenna Woodward was granted a divorce from Harry Woodward. The plaintiff alleged that Woodward was very cruel to her had often made threats to kill her.
  • 03 Jun 1924 Helen E. Bowser testified that Maynard E. Bowser falsely accused her of associating with other men and that he failed to provide for her. Mrs. Bowser was granted a decree.
  • 03 Jun 1924 Florence Martin was granted a divorce from Noah Martin on a charge of failure to provide.
  • 03 Jun 1924 After listening to the old-old story of domestic quarrels Judge Ryan refused a decree in the case of George and Mollie Brown, declaring that neither had any real grounds for divorce.
  • 03 Jun 1924 Mildred Bradford filed suit for a divorce from Robert Bradford, 115 East Wayne street, alleging that he struck her and boasted of his relations with other women. The couple married in 1920 and separated in 1924.
  • 03 Jun 1924 Dolly Whitman filed suit for a divorce from Kirk Whitman, alleging that he is a drunkard and a gambler and that he was cruel to her.
  • 03 Jun 1924 George Lehman filed a cross-complaint for a divorce from Alvirda Lehman.
  • 04 Jun 1924 Lewis A. Hall, 509 East Berry street, filed suit for a divorce from Sarah L. Hall, naming Frank Harris, of Pueblo, Colo., as co-respondent. He also alleged that his wife associated with other men and women of doubtful character. Hall acted as his own attorney in filing the suit.
  • 04 Jun 1924 Jeanette May Sites, 515 Wagner street, filed suit for a divorce from Dewey Sites, church janitor, alleging that he neglected his family to buy liquor. The couple have three children.
  • 04 Jun 1924 Myrtle Watts filed suit for a divorce from Samuel Wyatta, alleging failure to support. The plaintiff wants her maiden name of Mytle Hubbard restored.
  • 04 Jun 1924 Helen Dick filed suit for a divorce from Vern Dick, alleging that he was cruel to her. Dick later filed a suit for divorce, claiming that his wife gave her picture to another man.
  • 04 Jun 1924 Charles W. Burnsworth, Third street, asked a divorce from Cora A. Burnsworth, to whom he was married 34 years ago. He alleges unfaithfulness.
  • 04 Jun 1924 Donald Edgar, 1701 Wabash avenue, asked a divorce from Clara Edgar, alleging that she failed to attend to her household duties, wasted more food than she cooked and permitted the children to be filthy for days at a time.
  • 04 Jun 1924 Morris Hauck was granted a divorce from Emma Hauck, alleging that his wife was cruel to him and that she addressed him in vile language.
  • 05 Jun 1924 Judge Ryan granted a divorce to Elmer H. Sabo from Ida Sabo. The plaintiff charged that his wife associated with other men. The custody of three children was also given the husband.
  • 06 Jun 1924 Bethel Pearson filed a suit for divorce from Earl Pearson. The plaintiff alleges that the defendant has refused to provide for her and their one child and that she has been compelled to support herself and the child. She asks for the custody of the child.
  • 06 Jun 1924 Benjamin H. Dollarhite, now living at 611 Holman street, filed a cross complaint against the action of his wife, Mrs. Sophia Dollarhite, who is seeking a divorce. He alleges that his wife imbibed so freely of liquor at times and became so disorderly that he was compelled to call the marshal of Woodburn. He alleges that his wife became intoxicated every time she could get hold of liquor.
  • 06 Jun 1924 Mrs. Nettie O. Foust was given a divorce by Judge Ryan from George W. Foust, with whom she said she had lived for 27 years. She alleged that he was a "natural born grouch" and said that he cursed her and made false accusations against her.
  • 06 Jun 1924 Jesse F. Thurber, salesman, filed a suit for divorce from Mrs. Cora Thurber. He alleges that they were married February 1, this year, and separated three months later. He says she left him and refused to love with him, that she cursed him and falsely accused him of associating with other woman.
  • 06 Jun 1924 Daniel Uhrick, 234 Greenwood avenue, has filed a suit asking a divorce from Mrs. Caroline Uhrick. He alleges that she brought and dismissed a suit for divorce just to harass him, and that she cursed him and that she quarreled constantly because he would not give her all his money.
  • 06 Jun 1924 Charging abusive treatment and failure to provide, Mrs. Gladys Brewster, 2515 Lillie street, has filed a complaint for divorce from John A. Brewster. They were married 11 years, the complaint alleges.
  • 06 Jun 1924 Harry Benton, a mechanic, is seeking a divorce from Jessie Benton. He alleges that she told him she did not love him and constantly nagged him, even in the presence of neighbors.
  • 06 Jun 1924 A decree of divorce in the case of Joseph S. Westrick against Mrs. Rhena M. Westrick was modified by Judge Ryan so as to restore the defendant's maiden name of Rhena M. Bowman.
  • 06 Jun 1924 Vern C. Dick, a taxi driver, 614 Van Buren street, has filed a suit for divorce from Mrs. Helen I. Dick. Mrs. Dick has a suit on filed also. The husband alleges that his wife gave her photograph to another man, that she attended dances and did not return home until late hours at night. He says she cursed and also slapped him.
  • 07 Jun 1924 Glenn Rondot filed suit for a divorce from Florence Rondot, alleging that she addressed him in profane and vulgar language. The couple was married in 1919 and separated in 1924.
  • 07 Jun 1924 Margaret C. Langston, 901 Park View avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Rosco O. Langston, alleging that he failed to provide for her and her two children.
  • 07 Jun 1924 Joseph Fahlsing, 120 Eureka street, alleges in his complaint that his wife, Ethel Fahlsing abandoned him three years ago.
  • 07 Jun 1924 Mrs. Artie Davis was granted a divorce from Henry W. Davis and was given a judgement for $450. The plaintiff testified that her husband was guilty of associating with other women.
  • 07 Jun 1924 Lester Miller filed a cross-complaint for a divorce from Hattie Miller.
  • 09 Jun 1924 Suzanna Butcher was granted a divorce from Donald Butcher alleging failure to provide.
  • 09 Jun 1924 Frederick Peters filed suit for a divorce from Elizabeth Peters, charging abandonment. The couple married in 1903 and separated in 1915.
  • 09 Jun 1924 Isabelle Van Horn filed suit for a divorce from Alva Van Horn, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 10 Jun 1924 Lena Crance was granted a divorce from George Crance on a cross-complaint charging false accusations in superior court.
  • 10 Jun 1924 Myrtle Elizabeth Born was granted a divorce from Glen Harold Born charging failure to provide.
  • 10 Jun 1924 A divorce was granted to Nora Williamson from Charles P. Williamson alleging threats to shoot and failure to provide.
  • 10 Jun 1924 Lacy Mettert was divorced from Nora Mettert on her charge of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 10 Jun 1924 Flossied Evans was granted a divorce from Charles Evan on testimony that the defendant kicked her several times during their married life and failed to provide for her.
  • 10 Jun 1924 A divorce was granted to Henry Moehlenbruck from Mary Moehlenbruck charging cruelty.
  • 10 Jun 1924 Christian A. Vaubel was divorced from Emma Vaubel on a charge of infidelity.
  • 10 Jun 1924 The case of Mary Howe against Nelson Howe for limited separation was taken under advisement by Judge Charles J. Ryan. The couple married 33 years ago.
  • 10 Jun 1924 Hazel Boseker, in a complaint asking a divorce from Edwain J. Boseker, alleged that her husband stayed out late at night and that she had to work in order to support herself. The couple married in 1913 and separated a short time ago.
  • 10 Jun 1924 Mary I. Brooks filed suit for a divorce from Morris E. Brooks, to whom she was married 14 years ago. She alleged drunkenness and said her husband deserted her on March 10.
  • 10 Jun 1924 Lester Miller filed a cross-complaint asking a divorce from his wife, Hattie Miller. He alleged that she went out on all-night parties and often came home drunk.
  • 11 Jun 1924 Harry Angel did not live up to his last name, according to testimony given by his wife, Mary Angel, yesterday afternoon in superior court, where she was granted a divorce. She said her husband was cruel to her and often struck her. She also charged her husband with desertion.
  • 11 Jun 1924 Charity Dickerson was granted a divorce from Cecil Dickerson by Judge Ryan. The plaintiff said her husband had deserted her three times, and that he failed to provide for her. Mrs. Dickerson was given the custody of her children.
  • 11 Jun 1924 Helen M. Olds was granted a divorce from Attorney Hugh B. Olds, on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment. The plaintiff was given a judgement for $6,000 alimony to be paid at the rate of $10 a week. Mrs. Olds dismissed her complaint serveal days ago, but it was reinstated yesterday. The trial was held in circuit court.
  • 11 Jun 1924 Elmer Sherlock was given a divorce from Jessie Sherlock on a charge of desertion. He said his wife left him in 1919 and that he had not seen her since. The couple was married in 1899.
  • 11 Jun 1924 James E. Wilson filed suit for divorce from Alice Wilson charging abandonment.
  • 11 Jun 1924 Alonzo Waltz filed suit for divorce from Emma Waltz charging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 11 Jun 1924 Marvel McClintic, 908 Cass street, has filed suit for divorce against Ira McClintic charging infidelity.
  • 12 Jun 1924 Mary Schacher, 703 Home avenue, filed suit for a divorce and $3,500 alimony from George Schacher yesterday. The plaintiff alleges that on one occasion her husband hit her and broke one of her fingers and her collar bone.
  • 12 Jun 1924 Tony Brickley was granted a divorce from Opal E. Brickley on a charge of abandonment.
  • 13 Jun 1924 Carl Wilson, colored, was granted a divorce from Alice Wilson by Judge Charles J. Ryan in superior court. The plaintiff alleged that his wife associated with men and women of immoral character and that she frequently became intoxicated.
  • 13 Jun 1924 Myrtle Conner, living on Edsell avenue, filed suit for a divorce from William Conner, alleging failure to provide and cruel and inhuman treatment. The plaintiff was married in 1903 and separated in 1924.
  • 14 Jun 1924 Leona Hart filed suit for a divorce from Ray Hart, charging cruel and inhuman treatment and asking $1,500 alimony.
  • 14 Jun 1924 Mary Callahan spent her time taking pictures of men who walked past her house, while the spider spun webs on the ceiling of her kitchen, according to a cross-complaint for divorce filed yesterday by Daniel R. Callahan. Callahan also alleged that his wife entertained other men in their home. On one occasion, he said, some men came to the house and when he refused to let them in, they threatened to break the door down and said: "She's in there and we are going to see her."
  • 15 Jun 1924 Elizabeth Collins, Route A, Wayne township, yesterday filed suit for a divorce from William H. Collins, private detective. She charged cruel and inhuman treatment, infidelity and alleged that her husband has left he without means of support. The couple married in 1905. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Elizabeth Lee be restored.
  • 15 Jun 1924 The divorce suit of Mrs. Maude Bennett against Emerson Bennett, a coal dealer of Decatur, came to the circuit court yesterday on a change of venue. The plaintiff asks a judgement for $5,000 alimony. She alleged that her husband cursed her and called her vile names and falsely accused her of going with other men.
  • 17 Jun 1924 After living apart from her husband, Ellis C. Lutz, eight years, a suit for divorce was filed yesterday afternoon in superior court by Nellie Lutz, telephone operator. Mrs. Lutz alleged that her husband put her out of their home in June, 1916, and refused to allow her to return. She also alleged that he got drunk and threatened her life. Mrs. Lutz formerly lived in DeKalb county.
  • 17 Jun 1924 Mrs. Zola Johnson, 3019 Bayer avenue, cook at the cafeteria of the Perfection Biscuit company, filed suit for a divorce from Russell Johnson. She alleged that he abandoned her, leaving behind a number of unpaid bills. The couple married in 1917.
  • 17 Jun 1924 Mrs. Galdys Jones asked a judgement for $200 alimony in a suit for divorce filed against Russell Jones, 3025 Reed street. She alleged that her husband struck and beat her. She asks that her maiden name of Gladys Herendean be restored.
  • 17 Jun 1924 Mrs. Fern Atkins, 1406 McClellan street, filed suit for a divorce from Fred Atkins, charging that he drank and gambled and ran away leaving the furniture mortgaged.
  • 17 Jun 1924 Mrs. Ada E. Knapp asked a divorce from Lawrence W. Knapp in a complaint charging cruelty and failure to provide. The couple married in 1919 and separated in 1924.
  • 18 Jun 1924 Mrs. Edna Davis filed suit for a divorce from Louis Davis late yesterday charging desertion without cause and failure to provide. The plaintiff said her husband left her recently without any cause on her part. The couple married in 1920.
  • 18 Jun 1924 Mrs. Yadwiga Klegnot, alleged that her husband, Stanley Klegnot, a grocer, struck her with his fist, and kicked her during a family fight last Sunday. She also alleged that he forced her to work in a junk yard, saying that she was plenty able to support herself. She asks a limited separation and $75 a month for support.
  • 18 Jun 1924 Beulah McKnight, 3702 1/2 South Calhoun street, filed suit for a divorce from Harry McKnight. She said that her husband failed to provide for her and that she had to take employment to help support the family.
  • 18 Jun 1924 Minda Brown dismissed her suit for a divorce from Benjamin B. Brown, attorney, formerly of this city.
  • 18 Jun 1924 The divorce suit of Harley Peck against Catherine Peck was dismissed on motion of the plaintiff.
  • 19 Jun 1924 Florence Cameron was granted a divorce from John Cameron and was given the custody of her minor children yesterday afternoon in superior court. The defendant was ordered to pay $10 a week for support of the children.
  • 19 Jun 1924 Loretta Loraine filed a cross-complaint for a divorce from Henry Loraine, alleging that her husband threatened to kill her and failed to support her.
  • 19 Jun 1924 Helen Yeagly filed suit for a divorce from Charles Yeagly, who is now serving a term in the state penal farm for failure to provide for her. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Helen Hertling be restored.
  • 20 Jun 1924 When Elmer N. Adams made love to Billie Edna Adams, 218 1/2 West Main street, he represented to her that he owned a ranch in Arizona and a large amount of real estate in Fort Wayne, besides two "high powered" automobiles. A few days after they were married they were ejected from their living quarters because of her husband's inability to pay their board bill, according to a complaint for divorce filed in superior court yesterday by Mrs. Adams. She also alleges that her husband was cruel to her and threatened to kill her.
  • 20 Jun 1924 Edward Crowl, 1111 Erie street, filed suit for a divorce from Eva Crowl, charging desertion. The couple married July 30, 1911, and separated in February, 1921.
  • 20 Jun 1924 Clady Murphy filed suit for a divorce from Lewis Murphy, alleging that the plaintiff cursed her and was cruel to her. The couple married in 1902 and separated in 1923.
  • 20 Jun 1924 Agnes King filed suit for a divorce from Earl King, alleging that the defendant drank to excess and associated with immoral women.
  • 20 Jun 1924 Ervin Hoover, 1432 Wall street, sued Nellie Hoover for a divorce, alleging that she continually nagged and found fault with him and failed to keep her house clear.
  • 20 Jun 1924 Arthur Cooper was granted a divorce from Elida Cooper, alleging that the defendant refused to live with him and ordered him to get out.
  • 20 Jun 1924 The divorce action of Susie Baumgertner against Roy Baumgartner was dismissed.
  • 22 Jun 1924 Mrs. Clara Fish, 218 1/2 West Main street, in a complaint for a divorce filed yesterday in superior court, alleges that her husband, Claude Fish, was so lazy that she had to get a job and then turn her wages over to Fish to buy whisky. The couple married March 6 and separated Thursday. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Clara Vauris be restored.
  • 22 Jun 1924 The refusal of her husband Charles James, to eat her cooking was one of the reasons why Lucile James filed suit for a divorce yesterday. The plaintiff alleged that James refused to eat any of his meals at home. She said he dissipated all of his money gambling.
  • 22 Jun 1924 Elmer N. Adams filed a cross-complaint for divorce yesterday for Mrs. Billie Edna Adams, alleging that his wife neglected her household duties and that she beat and scratched him. He said he gave her money to buy groceries and that she took the money and spent it for her own pleasure and had the groceries charged. Mrs. Adams, in her complaint, filed several days ago, said that her husband told her he owned a ranch in Arizona and after the marriage she found that he was not even able to pay his board bill.
  • 24 Jun 1924 Annabelle Linville was granted a divorce from George W. Linville on a charge of failure to provide and abandonment. The plaintiff had her maiden name of Annabelle McKale restored.
  • 24 Jun 1924 Helen Ream was granted a divorce from Charles Ream and was given the custody of a child. Ream was ordered to pay $10 a week to the support of the child. The plaintiff alleged that the defendant associated with other women and failed to provide for her.
  • 24 Jun 1924 Mary Callahan was granted a divorce from Daniel Callahan and was given possession of the furniture in their home at 2515 Hensch street. She said Callahan threatened to kill her with a hatchet on one occasion. She testified that her husband would stay intoxicated for three weeks at a time.
  • 24 Jun 1924 Flossie Green was granted a divorce from Alva E. Green and the plaintiff's maiden name of Flossie May Misner was restored. Mrs. Green testified that her husband made false accusations against her and struck and beat her.
  • 24 Jun 1924 Anna Rosenhahn was granted a divorce from Herman Rosenhahn and was given the custody of a minor child. She said her husband called her vile names and told her to get out.
  • 24 Jun 1924 James Broan, colored, 601 Hough street, was divorced from Jessie Brown on a desertion charge.
  • 24 Jun 1924 Bessie Berger, 1631 West Main street, filed suit for a divorce from Bud Berger, 1631 West Main street, asking a divorce and $3,000 alimony. She also asked that her maiden name of Bessie Skeer be restored. She alleged that the defendant called her vile names and was mean to her. The couple was married in 1921 and separated a short time ago.
  • 24 Jun 1924 Marie Stapleton sued James Stapleton for divorce alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. She asked that her maiden name of Marie Watts be restored. The couple married in 1922.
  • 24 Jun 1924 Ruth Lang filed suit for a divorce from Frank J. Lang, 337 West Butler street, charging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 24 Jun 1924 John A. Wilson and Marvella Wilson, 917 Edgewater avenue, each filed suit for a divorce from the other. Mrs. Wilson asked $500 alimony and that her maiden name of Marvella Robinson be restored. Wilson charged that his wife left him several times and on two occasions world all their household goods. Mrs. Wilson alleges immorality.
  • 24 Jun 1924 Lydia Hatton was granted a divorce from Delbert Hatton, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple married in 1923 and separated in 1924.
  • 24 Jun 1924 The divorce suit of Cora B. Douglass against Levi Douglass, which has been dismissed, was reinstated on a motion by the plaintiff.
  • 25 Jun 1924 Dora Kurtic, 722 Wallace street, filed suit for a divorce from Fabian Kurtic, charging that her husband abandoned her in 1911 and has not lived with her since. The couple married in 1902.
  • 25 Jun 1924 Clara Braner set forth in her complaint that Harry Brauer married her in 1914 and deserted her in 1919.
  • 25 Jun 1924 Marie Seewald, 809 Woodview boulevard, sued Alexander Seewald, bartender, for divorce. In addition to refusing to support her, Mrs. Seewald said her husband had made threats against her life.
  • 27 Jun 1924 Henry B. Reyer, 1943 East Washington boulevard, filed suit for a divorce from Ethel Reyer, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. The plaintiff said his wife repeatedly told him she did not love him. The couple was married in 1921 and separated in 1924.
  • 28 Jun 1924 Wilfred Ort may just have been trying to keep kool with Kooledge when he began "about a week after marriage to maintain a cool and distant attitude" toward his wife, Katherine. At any rate, Mrs. Ort has been moved to seek a divorce. In a complaint filed yesterday, Mrs. Ort in addition to lack of sociability on the part of her husband, alleges that she had to work in a factory during her brief married life in order to support herself. On Jun 13, the plaintiff says that she came home and found a note from her husband, saying that he had gone and did not expect to live with her again. The couple was married May 24, of this year. Mrs. Ort asks that her maiden name of Katherine Lotz be restored.
  • 28 Jun 1924 Ilo Brooks filed suit for a divorce from William Brooks yesterday in superior court and asked a judgment for $500 alimony. She charged failure to support. The couple was married in 1920 and separated in 1924. The plaintiff asked that her maiden name of Ilo Swank re restored.
  • 28 Jun 1924 Virginia Beberstein filed suit for a divorce from Theodore Beberstein and asked the custody of her daughter, Berry Lucille, 2. The plaintiff alleged that her husband called her vile names and falsely accused her of un-chastity.
  • 29 Jun 1924 Bertie Ray McClish filed suit for a divorce from Crystal McClish, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple formerly lived at Mishawaka. They were married in 1919.
  • 29 Jun 1924 Lawrence Knapp filed a cross complaint for divorce from Adah Knapp, alleging that she was cruel, that she nagged him and that she refused to cook his meals and to wash and mend his clothes. He asks a restraining order to prevent his wife from disposing of their property. The couple married in 1922.
  • 29 Jun 1924 Arthur Krider 1653 Spring street, filed a cross complaint for divorce from Alta Krider. Krider alleged that his wife has associated with other men and that she received letters from one Charles Sites containing, such phrases as "Little One" and "Dear One."
  • 29 Jun 1924 Irene Rhodes, 317 North Calhoun street, in a complaint for divorce from Elmer Rhodes, said the defendant would fly into a rage and strike and beat her until she would have black and blue marks on her body.
  • 29 Jun 1924 Arnold Schultz, Sargent in the Marine Corps, stationed at Cincinnati, O., filed suit for a divorce from Hildegarde E. Schultz, charging desertion. The couple was married in 1922.
  • 29 Jun 1924 In the divorce suit of Charles E. Liston against Mary Liston, the order made December 13, 1923, when the divorce was granted, was changed so that the custody of Raymond, Lewis and Irene Liston is awarded to their grandparents, William and Lillke Liston.

  • 01 Jul 1924 Alleging that his wife went to a dance and never returned, Charles Elzey was granted a divorce from Donna Elzey, on a cross complaint, by Judge Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. Elzey also charged his wife with going about in the company of other men. The issue as to the custody of a child was continued for further evidence.
  • 01 Jul 1924 Earl Schane, 613 Davis street, filed suit for a divorce from Velma Schane, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple was married in 1922 and separated in 1924.
  • 01 Jul 1924 In superior court, Goldie Countryman was granted a divorce from Theodore Countryman, who is serving a prison term for embezzlement. The plaintiff's maiden name of Goldie Failour was restored.
  • 01 Jul 1924 The divorce suit of Marie Seewald against Alexander Seewald was dismissed.
  • 02 Jul 1924 Carrie Garrett filed suit for a divorce from Harvey Garrett charging desertion. The couple married in 1915 and separated in 1918. The plaintiff also charged cruel and inhuman treatment. She said the last time she heard of him he was living in Canton, O.
  • 02 Jul 1924 Goldie Swihart filed suit asking a divorce from Homer Swihart, charging cruelty and false accusations. The couple was married in 1910 and separated a short time ago.
  • 02 Jul 1924 Grace Druhot asked a divorce from Charles Druhot in a complaint charging non-support and incompatiable temperament. The couple was married in 1895.
  • 02 Jul 1924 Rose N. Koontz filed suit for divorce from William E. Koontz, alleging that he associated with other women for immoral purposes. She asks that her maiden name of Rose Hilsmier be restored.
  • 02 Jul 1924 Hugh Shadle, 1111 South Clinton street, charged Mary Shadle with keeping company with other men. He asks a decree of divorce.
  • 02 Jul 1924 Goldie Craig filed an amended complaint for a divorce from Arthur F. Craig asking $3,000 alimony.
  • 02 Jul 1924 Cora B. Douglass was granted a divorce from Levi Douglass, on a charge of cruelty. She was also granted the custody of her children and Douglass was ordered to pay her $10.00 per week for their support.
  • 02 Jul 1924 Emma Hobbs was granted a divorce from Oscar Hobbs. She charged that her husband stayed out late at night and that he falsely accused her of being intimate with other men. She was given the custody of the children.
  • 03 Jul 1924 When Mrs. Hobbs took first opportunities for the freedom granted in the divorce courts last night she failed to take into account the feelings of her husband of 12 years with the result that she was in the Methodist hospital and Hobbs was in the city lockup last night. Hobbs, according to police, met his ex-wife of one day enjoying a party with friends at the corner of Calhoun and Wayne streets and remonstrated with her, saying she should be home with her two babies. She objected to his intrusion with the result that the ex-husband struck her and sent her to the sidewalk in an unconscious condition. At the hospital it was found that her ex-husband's blow had inflicted a bad cut in her mouth. Hobbs was locked up on charges of assault and battery.
  • 03 Jul 1924 John Friend was named as co-respondent in a complaint for divorce filed yesterday by Ernest Pausel against Ruth Pausel. The plaintiff charged that his wife went to the lakes with Friend and associated with him on various occasions. The couple married in 1920 and separated in 1923.
  • 03 Jul 1924 Clarence L. Reynolds filed suit for a divorce from Ellen Reynolds, alleging desertion in 1922. Reynolds is a Jefferson township farmer.
  • 03 Jul 1924 Carl Cureton was granted a divorce from Viola Cureton on a charge of abandonment. The plaintiff was given custody of the children.
  • 03 Jul 1924 Mary Lusk was granted a divorce from Elmer Lusk charging failure to provide. The decree was granted by Judge Ryan.
  • 03 Jul 1924 Grace M. Dial filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Harry E. Dial, attorney and real estate man. She alleged that he has been familiar with other women and spent much of his time with Lilly M. Drewatt. She also claims that Dial discouraged church attendance and educational activities among members of his family. She asks the custody of a minor child.
  • 04 Jul 1924 Lillian L. Johnson, 3211 Fairfield avenue, asked a divorce from Robert E. Johnson, alleging that the defendant associated with other women and stayed out late at nights. The couple has four children of whom the plaintiff asks custody, with a suitable amount for their support. Mr. and Mrs. Johnson were married in 1919 and separated a few days ago.
  • 04 Jul 1924 Seil Malone filed suit for a divorce from Christine Malone, alleging that the defendant deserted him in 1922. Mrs. Malone now lives in St. Louis, Mo., according to the complaint. The couple was married in 1917.
  • 06 Jul 1924 Jacob Emerick filed suit for a divorce from Fannie Emerick, 1017 St. Marys avenue. He charged cruel and inhuman treatment and said that his wife refused to prepare his meals. The couple was married in 1922 and separated July 3, 1924.
  • 06 Jul 1924 Mrs. Belle Moorman, of Bluffton, filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Frank Moorman and asked $1,000 alimony. She said Moorman neglected her and their child while he took another woman to the lakes on a pleasure trip.
  • 09 Jul 1924 George Mills was granted a divorce from Lillian Mills yesterday afternoon in superior court. The plaintiff said his wife left a note at home saying she was going to New Haven. He said he found her in Lima, O., with another man.
  • 09 Jul 1924 Lydia Feagan was granted a divorce from Jewell Feagan. The plaintiff charged that her husband cursed and swore at her and made her life miserable.
  • 09 Jul 1924 The case of Ort A. Clevenger against Maude C. Clevenger was heard and continued for more evidence. The plaintiff testified to acts of cruelty.
  • 09 Jul 1924 Clara Galvin filed suit for a divorce from John Galvin, alleging that her husband deserted her a short time after their marriage which occurred August 4, 1923.
  • 09 Jul 1924 Frances Ries, 460 Wildwood avenue, asked a divorce from Ivan Ries in a complaint alleging that her husband made threats against her life.
  • 09 Jul 1924 Vera Noll asked a divorce from Clifford Noll and $1,000 alimony. The plaintiff said her husband failed to provide for her, but that he spent his money drinking and gambling and associating with other women.
  • 09 Jul 1924 Harry Faunce sued Violet Faunce for divorce charging that she refused to prepare his meals.
  • 09 Jul 1924 Opal Ketchebau filed suit for a divorce from Claude A. Ketchebau, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. They were married in 1919.
  • 10 Jul 1924 Opal Martin in her complaint alleged that her husband called her names reflecting upon her chasity and that he "choked her, beat her and bumped her head against a wall." The couple did not live together long after their marriage.
  • 10 Jul 1924 Frank Pollock, decorator, filed suit for a divorce from Grace Pollock, 197 Harrison street, alleging that she has been guilty of conduct unbecoming a married woman.
  • 10 Jul 1924 Esta P. Lantz asked a judgement for $8,000 alimony in a complaint for divorce filed against Jesse J. Lantz, contractor. The plaintiff says her husband was jealous of her and accused her of infidelity. A restraining order was issued to prevent Lantz from drawing his money from the bank. The couple married August 10, 1912.
  • 10 Jul 1924 Lucy Beaird, 1321 West Main street, asks for a divorce, alleging that Forest Beaird packed his clothes and left her five time during their married life. On one occasion Mrs. Beaird said her husband left her when she was sick in bed.
  • 10 Jul 1924 Salaome Ede asked a divorce from Mary Barze Ede, alleging that she deserted him in 1921. The couple married in 1917.
  • 10 Jul 1924 Minnie Elixman was granted a divorce from Clarence J. Elixman and had her maiden name of Minnie Fahlsing restored. The plaintiff testified that her husband was cruel to her and that he was a habitual drunkard.
  • 12 Jul 1924 A suit for divorce and $4,000 alimony was filed in superior court late yesterday afternoon by Nettie Conine against Clayton Conine. The plaintiff also asks the custody of a child. Mrs. Conine alleged that her husband struck and beat her and falsely accused her of infidelity, she also complained that he failed to support her properly. A restraining order was issued to prevent Conine from disposing of his money and property.
  • 12 Jul 1924 Emma Trendle, Ethel avenue, filed a complaint asking a limited separation for a period of two years from Sam Trendle. She asks that her husband be forced to pay her $15 a week for support during the period of the separation. The couple was married in 1897. The plaintiff said Trendle had nagged and quarreled at her almost incessantly for a period of five years.
  • 12 Jul 1924 Fredericka Reiter, 416 East Pontiac, filed suit for a divorce from Henry F. Reiter, naming Rose Langford as co-respondent. The plaintiff said her husband admitted that he was in love with the Landford woman, but refused to give her up.
  • 12 Jul 1924 Mina Ellis was given a divorce from Ner R. Ellis by Judge Sol A. Wood of the circuit court, on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment. The plaintiff's maiden name of Mina Snider was restored.
  • 12 Jul 1924 The divorce action brought by Esta P. Lantz against Jesse J. Lantz, in which asked $8,000 alimony, was dismissed yesterday at the cost of the defendant.
  • 13 Jul 1924 Mrs. Vera Sylvester, 1036 1/2 Wilt street, filed suit for a divorce from Wesley Sylvester, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. The plaintiff said her husband knocked her down when she was in poor health and that on one occasion he grabbed her by the throat and choked her until her throat was sore. The couple married in 1921 and separated June 27, 1924.
  • 13 Jul 1924 Mrs. Dorris A. Waltemath filed suit for a divorce from Herbert W. Waltemath and asked a judgment for $3,500 alimony. She said her husband had refused to contribute to the support of herself and their two children. The couple married in May, 1919.
  • 13 Jul 1924 Dorothy P. Dornick asked a divorce from Meril H. Dornick, and asked that her maiden name of Dorothy Parker be restored. She alleged that her husband no longer cared for her and told her he wanted his freedom.
  • 13 Jul 1924 Herman Reeb seeks a divorce from Martha Reeb, of Harlan, alleging that she nagged him, accused him of infidelity and refused to prepare his meals. The couple married May 4, 1922.
  • 13 Jul 1924 Elmer D. Ritter filed suit for a divorce from Eva H. Ritter, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment and abandonment. The couple married July 28, 1921, and separated last June.
  • 15 Jul 1924 William H. Collins, private detective, yesterday filed a cross-complaint for divorce from his wife, Elizabeth Collins, charging behavior unbecoming a married woman. The complaint specifically alleges that on June 25, 1924, "late in the evening the plaintiff returned home together with another women and one, Charlie Hays, all of whom were drunk and had liquor in the car in which the plaintiff was riding." Collins alleges that he asked his wife to explain her conduct and that she showered him with abuse. Mrs. Collins filed suit for a divorce several weeks ago.
  • 15 Jul 1924 Raymond Peckham filed suit for a divorce from Adeline Peckham alleging that she deserted him and left the state. The defendant is now in Minneapolis, Minn., according to the complaint. The couple was married December 26, 1923, and separated in January, 1924.
  • 15 Jul 1924 Ida Worman, 1343 Lewis street, filed suit for a divorce from Russell Worman and asked $1,000 alimony. She charges that her husband struck and beat her. The couple was married in 1921 and separated in 1924.
  • 15 Jul 1924 Etha Jeries asked a divorce and $1,000 alimony in a complaint naming Frank Jeries as defendant. The plaintiff also asked that her maiden name of Etha Watson be restored. She charges cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 15 Jul 1924 William C. Wharton filed suit for a divorce from Ethel Wharton, alleging that she associated with immoral men and women. He was granted a restraining order to prevent his wife from molesting the children, who are in the Pixley Refief home.
  • 16 Jul 1924 Judge Ryan yesterday denied Mary Howe a limited separation from Nelson Howe and also refused to grant the defendant an absolute divorce on a cross-complaint. The judge told the couple that they had no grounds for divorce. The couple had been married for 32 years.
  • 16 Jul 1924 Viola Bailey was granted a divorce from Edward Bailey, with whom she lived only a month after their marriage in February. She said Bailey refused to leave her relatives visit her and on one occasion he threatened her life with a revolver. Her maiden name of Viola Shrider was restored.
  • 16 Jul 1924 Guy Coons was granted a divorce from Ella Coons. He testified that the defendant abandoned him nine years ago.
  • 16 Jul 1924 Hattie C. Miller was granted a divorce from Lester Miller on charges of cruel and inhuman treatment. The mother was given custody of the children and the father was ordered to pay $8 a week to their support.
  • 16 Jul 1924 Mabel Ranney, 620 Barr street, filed suit for a divorce from Ray Ranney alleging that he beat her until she "bled at the ears." She asked $1,000 alimony.
  • 16 Jul 1924 Mary J. Hale, colored, filed suit for a divorce from Kenneth Hale charging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 16 Jul 1924 The divorce suit of Esther Kelley against Robert Kelley was dismissed for want of prosecution.
  • 18 Jul 1924 Mrs. Grace Harper, 1219 Lafayette street, filed suit for a divorce yesterday from Lloyd Harper, who is now serving a term in the Ohio state prison for grand larceny, according to the complaint. The couple married in October, 1917, and separated in July, 1918. The plaintiff also alleged that her husband was a drunkard and that he swore at her and abused her and failed to contribute to her support. She asked that her maiden name of Grace Jones be restored.
  • 19 Jul 1924 Nora Grimes, waitress, filed suit for a divorce from Henry Grimes, alleging that he beat her with his fists and that he failed to support her, so that she had to take in washings. The couple married in 1919.
  • 19 Jul 1924 Bertha Springer, 1423 West Third street, filed suit for a divorce from John Springer, alleging that he is so lazy he left eight jobs in one year. She asks that her maiden name of Bertha A. Lindsay be restored. She also asks the custody of her minor child.
  • 19 Jul 1924 Bessie Kilgore, 3218 Eby street, filed suit for a divorce from Ira Kilgore, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 20 Jul 1924 Mary Otto was granted a divorce from Alva Otto in superior court and the plaintiff's maiden name of Mary Yahney was restored. The plaintiff charged cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 20 Jul 1924 David Connolly was granted a divorce from Olive Connolly. The plaintiff testified that his wife took $400 of his money, called him vile names and lied to him about the places she went.
  • 20 Jul 1924 Judge Ryan continued the hearing in the divorce case of Clara Harries against Fred Harries for 30 days and urged the couple to make up their differences in the meantime. Harries is fighting the divorce, he said he was willing to live with his wife again. He has a suit for $10,000 damages against Mr. and Mrs. Fred Dammeyer, parents of Mrs. Harries, alleging that they alienated the affections of his wife.
  • 22 Jul 1924 After 36 years of married life, Mrs. Amelia Gaff, 2003 Kentucky avenue, yesterday filed suit for a five-year separation from Oliver Gaff and $2,500 alimony. The plaintiff said her husband told her that she was insane and that he was going to have her "put away." She also said her husband has made threats against her personal safety and that he is quarrelsome and mean. Effie said that she is in a very nervous condition as the result of the treatment, which she received from her husband. She asked that Gaff be forced to pay her $20 a week pending trial.
  • 22 Jul 1924 Lewis Anderson, 520 Hugh street, was made defendant in a suit for divorce filed yesterday by Mrs. Vivian Anderson, who is now living in Washington Township. She asked that the divorce be limited to two years. The plaintiff charged that her husband forced her to leave their home after striking and cursing her and tearing her clothes. She was granted a restraining order to prevent her husband from molesting her. The couple married September 7, 1922.
  • 23 Jul 1924 Mrs. Effie Charlton, 1225 Sinclair street, filed suit for a divorce yesterday from Earl Chariton, a taxi driver, alleging that he deserted her on June 28 and left the city with Marion Harold, a woman with whom he had been associating. The plaintiff also asked $1,000 alimony. Mrs. Charlton alleged that her husband persuaded her to make him a joint owner with her in a real estate contract. She also alleged he failed to support her and that she was forced to work throughout her married life. The marriage took place January 4, 1923.
  • 23 Jul 1924 Katherine Weigel filed an amended complaint for an absolute divorce from Wilfred W. Weigel, alleging that the defendant associated with other women.
  • 23 Jul 1924 The divorce suit of Maude Bennett against Emerson Bennett was dismissed on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 23 Jul 1924 The divorce suit of Bessie Berger against Bud Berger was dismissed on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 24 Jul 1924 Mrs. Nancy Gearheart, 1729 Lafayette street, filed suit for a two-year limited separation from Lewis Gearheart yesterday, alleging that her husband was a habitual drunkard and that he failed to support her. The plaintiff also charged that her husband would stay out late at night and then come home and curse her.
  • 24 Jul 1924 Mrs. Goldia Wolf, 1516 Fletcher avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Henry Wolf alleging that he cursed her, beat her and called her vile names.
  • 24 Jul 1924 Clyde J. Marsh, 1901 Dequette, asked a divorce from Mrs. Minnie Marsh, alleging that she associated with strange men and that she called him vile names.
  • 24 Jul 1924 Judge Ryan granted Flossie High a divorce from Otho High. The plaintiff testified that her husband abandoned her and that he was arrested once in the company of other women.
  • 24 Jul 1924 Mrs. Rosalie Spalding filed suit to set aside the divorce decree which she alleged her husband had obtained through fraud. Mrs. Spalding said her husband made a false affidavit about her place of residence because he did not want her to be notified of the trial and be given an opportunity to come into court and defend her rights.
  • 24 Jul 1924 Ivan Ries filed a cross-complaint for a divorce from Mrs. Frances Ries, alleging that she was a scold and that she finally deserted him. The couple was married in 1921.
  • 25 Jul 1924 Cletus Fox was granted a divorce from Crescence Fox by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. The plaintiff said his wife called him vile names, was quarrelsome and refused to keep house for him.
  • 25 Jul 1924 Fred Kammer, 1413 Anthony boulevard, was granted a divorce from Bessie Kammer when he testified that she associated with other men. He also said that his wife made false accusations against him, that she nagged at him and finally deserted him. The couple was married May 25, 1922, and separated May 31, 1924.
  • 25 Jul 1924 Elwin R. Coolidge, 1610 Alabama avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Gladys B. Coolidge, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. Coolidge asks the custody of his 6-year-old child and was granted a restraining order to prevent the mother from removing it from the jurisdiction of the court. The couple was married in 1914.
  • 25 Jul 1924 Beatrice Kennedy sued Frank M. Kennedy for divorce, charging failure to provide. The couple was married in 1921 and separated in 1924.
  • 25 Jul 1924 The divorce suit of Kate Q. Auber against Andrew F. Zuber was dismissed.
  • 26 Jul 1924 Mary Bellinger asked a divorce from Henry Bellinger is a complaint, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 26 Jul 1924 George Ford, 300 Culbertson street, filed suit for a divorce from Ella Lee Ford and asked the custody of two children, Bernice, 2, and Admiral Dewey Ford, 8 months old. He charges cruelty.
  • 26 Jul 1924 Lewis Anderson filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Vivina Anderson, alleging that she nagged and cursed him and went out with other men.
  • 27 Jul 1924 Thomas J. Smethers was given a decree of separation from Ethel Smethers. He said she grew tired of him and called him vile names. The couple married in 1921 and separated September, 14, 1923.
  • 27 Jul 1924 Dorothy V. Buckel was granted a divorce from Joseph B. Buckel. The plaintiff said her husband deserted her in 1921. Mrs. Buckel was granted the custody of her two children.
  • 27 Jul 1924 Herbert Filer filed suit for a divorce from Gladys Filer, 1018 Barr street, alleging that she had ceased to love him and refused to do the housework.
  • 29 Jul 1924 Preston Bender, 1332 West Main street, filed suit for a divorce yesterday from Pansy Bender, alleging that the defendant had misrepresented her moral character and state of health prior to their marriage which took place on June 25. The couple separated on July 19 and have not lived together since that date.
  • 29 Jul 1924 The divorce action of Catherine Galvin against James L. Galvin was dismissed.
  • 30 Jul 1924 Carol P. Brown was granted a divorce from Benjamin J. Brown, former local attorney, who was reputed at one time to have been cyclops of the local klans yesterday afternoon in superior court. Mrs. Brown charged that her husband filed to provide for her and that she had to work to support herself. Brown left the city not long after his alleged klan affilliations were discovered. He was not at the trial.
  • 30 Jul 1924 Fred Krahn, owner of a soft drink parlor, was granted a divorce from Mae Krahn, to whom he was married in 1920. He said the defendant left him without cause and refused to return to him.
  • 30 Jul 1924 Beatrice Pennington was given a divorce from Philip Pennington and her maiden name of Beatrice Wilson was restored. The plaintiff testified that her husband was a habitual drunkard, that he threatened to kill her and that he filed to provide.
  • 30 Jul 1924 James F. Randol was divorced from Jennie Randol. He said his wife had a violent temper and that she stayed out late at night without explaining her conduct.
  • 30 Jul 1924 Matilda Danehy, 336 Dawson street, filed suit for a divorce from Jerry Danehy, charging nonsupport. She asks that her maiden name of Matilda Hansen be restored.
  • 31 Jul 1924 Nevada Newman was granted a divorce from James J. Newman by Judge Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. Mrs. Newman alleged that her husband objected to her mother visiting at their home. She said Newman was grouchy and refused to talk to her for long periods of time. She also said that he often cursed her and called her bad names.
  • 31 Jul 1924 Helen Dick was divorced from Vern Dick. She said the defendant knocked her down several times during their married life and that he failed to provide for her. The plaintiff's maiden name of Helen Fields was restored.
  • 31 Jul 1924 Peter A. Kranz was given a decree of absolute divorce from Luna Kranz. The father was given custody of the three children, with the understanding that the mother was to have possession of them at reasonable times. Kranz said his wife was quarrelsome and that she refused to cook his meals.
  • 31 Jul 1924 Myrtle Mansfield, 1214 Lombard avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Elvadora Mansfield, alleging that he associated with immoral women.

  • 01 Aug 1924 Della Olive Schmal was granted a divorce from Theodore Schmal yesterday afternoon in superior court. The plaintiff told the judge that her husband frequently struck her while intoxicated. She said he was quarrelsome and had a bad disposition when drinking.
  • 01 Aug 1924 "That's enough. You are entitled to a divorce," said Judge Ryan yesterday when George S. Lehman, 710 Lawton place, testified that his wife, Alulrda Lehman, had gone to dances 19 nights in succession. Lehman also explained that his wife went without him. The divorce was granted on a cross-complaint. He said his wife associated with other men and entertained them at his home while he was away at work.
  • 02 Aug 1924 Matilda Danehy trailed Jerry Danehy from place to place for 12 years to get him to marry her and after the marriage she chased him from place to place with a butcher knife, according to a cross-complaint for divorce filed yesterday by Mr. Danehy. Danehy alleges that his wife has slashed his clothes several time with the knife and that it was "her favorite weapon in her attacks upon him." During the 12 years that Danehy knew his present wife before he married her, he alleges that she was married and divorced from five other men, but that she persisted in pursuing him until he finally married her. She even joined his church and was married in it, but as soon as they were married she began to slander his faith and the teachers of it, Danehy alleges. She is also charged with making false accusations against his family, and said that all of them drank intoxicating liquor. Danehy says he believes that his wife is suing for a divorce in order to enter an alliance with one of her former husbands. He further alleges that he had learned that his wife has borne "a shady reputation for a long time and has made a living in other ways than by honest toil." He avers that "she is as foul-mouthed as a drunken sailor and frequently arouses the neighborhood by loud, abscene and profane talk."
  • 02 Aug 1924 Margaret Mertens, 1712 East Wayne street filed suit for a divorce from William Mertens, alleging that he abused her and expressed hatred toward their infant child Richard, 4 months old. The couple married in 1921.
  • 02 Aug 1924 Carrie Marquardt, 1233 Elm street, filed suit for two-year separation from George Marquardt, alleging that the plaintiff is a habitual drunkard and is cruel to her.
  • 02 Aug 1924 Belle Forqurean, 1933 Spy Run avenue, fled suit for a divorce from John F. Forqurean, alleging failure to support.
  • 02 Aug 1924 Mabel Delnique, colored, was granted a divorce from Flanton Delnique on a charge of desertion.
  • 03 Aug 1924 An unusual proceeding terminated in the superior court Saturday when Judge Ryan granted a divorce to William Junghaus, South Harrison street, from Mrs. Mae Junghaus. The plaintiff alleged in his complaint that his wife was the wife of another man, one Tom Kennedy, at the time of her marriage to him, but that she represented herself as a single woman. They were married in Toledo, September 5, 1919 and separated in April, 1923. Several weeks ago Mrs. Junghaus filed a complaint for a divorce, saying that she had been under the impression that Kennedy had secured a divorce from her. Junghaus filed a cross-complaint and the court found in his favor, granting an absolute divorce.
  • 03 Aug 1924 Mrs. Mary Schacher, 7803 Home avenue, asks $5,000 alimony in a supplemental complaint filed Saturday against her husband, George Schacher. The first complaint asked for a five-year limited separation from her husband. Mrs. Schacher charges her husband with associating with a woman by the name of Mae Dixon and says that he takes her riding in an automobile and makes trips with her to other cities, spending most of his evening and holidays in the Dixon woman's company. The complaint alleges that Schacher and the Dixon woman recently were arrested and fined at Bettsville, O., on a statutory charge.
  • 03 Aug 1924 In the superior court Saturday, Mrs. Grace Bernice Graham was given a divorce from Orrin Graham. The wife charged her husband with choking and beating her on two occasions and said he had threatened to kill her. He finally deserted her, she said.
  • 03 Aug 1924 Mrs. Bertha Tyler, 722 West Washington boulevard, charges that her husband, Fred Tyler, spends so much of his money for liquor that there is not enough left to supply the home, and as a result she has been compelled to take in roomers to meet expenses. They have been married since 1917, and separated on July 23. She charges her husband with cruel treatment. She asks that he be restrained from visiting her and also asks an allowance of $15 a week for her support and $35 for attorney's fees.
  • 03 Aug 1924 Victor Rousch, a salesman residing at 2001 Frary avenue, asks for a divorce from Maude Rousch. He says his wife is quarrelsome, rude and that she has left him and is now in another state. They were married May 12, 1920, and separated September 4, 1922.
  • 05 Aug 1924 Mrs. Hildegarde Schultz filed a cross-complaint for a divorce from Arnold Schultz, an employee of the United States government, and asked $5,000 alimony. Mrs. Schultz alleged that she left her husband on June 11 after he had beaten her with his fists and had practically torn her clothing from her body. The plaintiff also says that her husband boasted of his relations with other women and the complaint alleges that Schultz was in Cincinnati, O., with a woman named Meyers on October 1, 1923. Mrs. Schultz wants her maiden name of Hildegarde Bubb restored. The couple married July 8, 1922.
  • 05 Aug 1924 Margaret Farnan, 1505 1/2 South Calhoun street, filed suit for a divorce from Frank Farnan. The plaintiff alleges that her husband has failed to provide for her, has called her vile names and has been fiving his attentions to women who do not bear a good reputation.
  • 05 Aug 1924 Lam Bratton, 327 Baker street, filed suit for divorce from Mrs. Hazel Bratton, who charged cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 05 Aug 1924 John T. King was given the custody of his two children yesterday by Judge Charles J. Ryan, in superior court. The children are Bessie May, 7, and John, 4. King brought the action for divorce against Anna King, his wife.
  • 06 Aug 1924 Thelma Swann filed suit for a divorce from George Swann alleging that he is a habitual drunkard. The couple was married April 23, 1920 and separated last April.
  • 06 Aug 1924 Edward Huggins filed suit for a divorce from Mabel Huggins, alleging that the defendant associated with other men. The couple was married in 1913 and has lived apart since 1915.
  • 06 Aug 1924 Paul R. Bailer, truck-man, asked a divorce from Mrs. Pearl Bailer. They were married June 20, 1920, and separated October 23 of the same year. Bailer says his wife deserted him and left the state. He has not seen her since that time although he has made repeated efforts to locate her, he alleges.
  • 06 Aug 1924 Elsie Myers dismissed her suit for divorce from Forrest Myers.
  • 06 Aug 1924 Mabel Johnson dismissed her suit for divorce from Benjamin Johnson.
  • 07 Aug 1924 George M. Trick, real estate man, was made defendant in a suit for divorce and $10,000 alimony filed yesterday in superior court by his wife, Effie Trick. Mrs. Trick alleged that her husband was cruel to her and that he failed to provide. When he is out with his friends he poses as a single man, she says. The couple was married April 15, 1922, and separated May 1, 1924. Mrs. Trick is living at 815 College avenue and her husband is living at 541 Kinnaird avenue.
  • 07 Aug 1924 Joseph H. Fahlsing, 309 North Calhoun street, who was granted a divorce from Ethel Fahlsing by Judge Pro Tem R. Earl Peters yesterday in superior court, took a license a few minutes later to marry Mrs. Mary B. Lush. Fahlsing said his wife abandoned him and left the state.
  • 07 Aug 1924 Frank Farnan filed a cross-complaint for a divorce from Mrs. Margaret Farnan, alleging that his wife is irritable and a spendthrift and that she keeps him constantly moving from one home to another. He asks the custody of their daughter.
  • 07 Aug 1924 Mrs. Crystal McClish filed a cross-complaint for a divorce from Bertie McClish, alleging that he struck and beat her and falsely accused her of associating with other men.
  • 08 Aug 1924 Maud Poffenbarger, 116 East Berry street, filed suit for a divorce from George Poffenbarger and asked the custody of her child, George, Jr. The plaintiff charges her husband with cruel and inhuman treatment. She says he beat her and told her to leave home. She also charges that he failed to support her. The couple was married January 17, 1921, and separated a few days ago.
  • 08 Aug 1924 Cora Snider filed suit for a divorce from Irving Snider and asked the custody of her child Marion2. She says the defendant nagged her, failed to provide for her and falsely accused her of associating with other men. The Sniders were married February 12, 1921.
  • 08 Aug 1924 Jessica Baltzell was granted a divorce from Harold Baltzell by R. Earl Peters, judge pro tem, in superior court, on a charge of abandonment. The plaintiff's maiden name of Jessica Thomas was restored.
  • 08 Aug 1924 The divorce suit of Mrs. Margaret Martens against William Martens was dismissed by agreement of the parties.
  • 09 Aug 1924 Testifying that her husband, Wilfred W. Weigel, went joyriding in Ohio with another woman, and that the woman was killed in an automobile accident, Mrs. Katherine Weigel was granted a divorce by R. Earl Peters, judge pro tem in superior court, yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Weigel mentioned the accident only incidentally and did not reveal the name of the woman who was killed. The plaintiff was given the custody of two children.
  • 09 Aug 1924 The divorce case of David Minger against Lydia Minger was heard, but a decree has not yet been granted. Minger alleges that his wife refused to live with him.
  • 09 Aug 1924 Gertrude Seymour 1404 Wabash avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Roscoe Seymour, alleging that he was so jealous he would not let her talk to her own relatives. Mrs. Seymour asks that her maiden name of Gertrude Mertz be restored. The couple was married June 14 of this year and separated August 2.
  • 09 Aug 1924 Ella Harschman, 1319 Barr street, filed suit for a divorce from John Harschman, alleging that he cursed her roomers until they moved. The complaint does not give the date of the marriage, but says that all of the children born to the union are grown.
  • 09 Aug 1924 Earl Houser, railroad fireman, filed suit for a divorce from Farrell Houser, 2501 East Pontiac street, charging that his wife lived beyond her means and that she was cruel and nagged him.
  • 10 Aug 1924 Mrs. Veronica Fell, 1103 Cedar street, filed suit for a divorce from Bryon Fell, a brick mason, alleging that he neglected her to devote himself to other women. The plaintiff charged that her husband refused to talk to her or accompany her anywhere and that he would remain away from home until long after midnight.
  • 10 Aug 1924 Judge Pro Tem R. Earl Peters granted David Minger a divorce from Lydia Minger on evidence heard Friday. Minger said his wife refused to live with him.
  • 12 Aug 1924 Gladys Brewster was granted a divorce from John A. Brewster by Ira M. Snouffer, judge pro tem, in superior court yesterday afternoon. Among other things, Mrs. Brewster told the court that her husband gave her a beating with a cartridge belt. She said he left her on May 3, 1922, and has not contributed to her support since that time.
  • 12 Aug 1924 Minda Brown filed suit for a divorce from Ben Brown and asked the custody of five children and $1,500 alimony. The plaintiff alleges that her husband has been a habitual drunkard for a period of two years; that he had struck her and beat her.
  • 12 Aug 1924 William H. Funk was granted a divorce from Vera Funk on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 12 Aug 1924 Edna Vaught was given a divorce from Owen O. Vaught, a draughtsman for the General Electric company, and a judgement for $1,000 alimony and some household furniture. The plaintiff was also given the custody of her child Mary Agnes 8 years and the father was ordered to pay $25 a month for the support of the child. Mrs. Vaught said her husband had thrown her across the room on one occasion.
  • 12 Aug 1924 Mary L. Brooks, colored, was granted a divorce from Morris E. Brooks, colored.
  • 12 Aug 1924 The divorce case of Laura Driscoll against Edward Driscoll which had been dismissed was re-docketed.
  • 12 Aug 1924 Edna Schott, 1720 Third street has filed for divorce, charging drunkenness.
  • 12 Aug 1924 Mrs. Orfa Howenstein, 1817 Wayne trace filed for divorce, charging drunkenness and disorderly conduct.
  • 12 Aug 1924 Marion E. Berger has filed suit for divorce against Ida J. Berger, 2135 Miner street on a charge of associating with other men.
  • 12 Aug 1924 Adolph C. Felger, Lake township has filed suit for divorce from Louise F. Felger charging abandonment.
  • 13 Aug 1924 Lester Hetz, 1218 Orchard street electrician, filed suit for a divorce from Pansy J. Hetz, alleging that his wife threatened to kill his father with a hammer. The couple married February 18, 1924, and separated August 7, 1924.
  • 13 Aug 1924 Ethel Mae Smith filed suit for a divorce from Orville Smith, charging failure to provide. The couple married April 15, 1922, and separated August 1, 1924.
  • 13 Aug 1924 Alvina C. Dailey asked a divorce from Harold Dailey, a traveling salesman, in a complaint charging that he stayed out late at night and squandered his money.
  • 13 Aug 1924 Edward C. Buuck, 2729 Smith street, filed suit for a divorce from Carrie Buuck, alleging that she nagged him and falsely accused him of being too friendly with other women.
  • 13 Aug 1924 Laura Driscoll was granted a divorce from Edward Driscoll and the plaintiff's maiden name of Laura Johnson was restored. She charged cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 13 Aug 1924 Mary McCullogh was granted a divorce from Andrew McCullogh on testimony that her husband struck and beat her.
  • 13 Aug 1924 Ethel Pearson was divorced from Earl Pearson on a charge of cruelty.
  • 14 Aug 1924 Alleging that she nursed her husband, Alvin Mygrants, a railroad conductor, while he recovered from a gunshot received in a Chicago brawl, and that he deserted her when he got well, Jennie Mygrants yesterday filed a cross-complaint for divorce in superior court. The cross-complaint says the couple was married at Crown Point, Ind. in 1914, and separated June 29, 1924. Mrs. Mygrants is living at Hammond at the present time.
  • 14 Aug 1924 Mrs. Effie Felchter filed suit for a divorce from Clifford Felchter, alleging nonsupport and cruelty. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Effie Traster be restored.
  • 14 Aug 1924 Mrs. Elsie Lee, Barr street, filed suit for a divorce from Hiram Lee, alleging that he did not speck a kind word to her for a period of four years. She also charged that he failed to properly support her.
  • 15 Aug 1924 Ira W. McClintic was granted a divorce from Marvel McClintic by R. Earl Peters, judge pro tem in superior court, yesterday afternoon on a cross complaint. Mrs. McClintic, who originally started the action, did not appear in court yesterday. The cross-complaint alleged that his wife went to dances and refused to properly attend to her household duties.
  • 15 Aug 1924 Jeanette Sarfan was granted a divorce from John G. Sarfan and had her maiden name of Jeanette Nillock restored. The evidence was heard several days ago. The plaintiff had charged failure to provide, cruelty and abandonment.
  • 15 Aug 1924 Mrs. Anna L. Zeunger filed suit for a divorce from Hays B. Zeunges, alleging that her husband failed to support her and their baby daughter. The plaintiff asks the custody of the child.
  • 15 Aug 1924 The suit of Vera Noll against Clifford Noll for divorce and $1,000 alimony was dismissed yesterday afternoon in superior court on a motion by the plaintiff.
  • 16 Aug 1924 Sadie Hullinger was granted a divorce from Eli Hullinger, charging nonsupport and frequent intoxication. The couple married 1910 and separated in 1924.
  • 16 Aug 1924 Leota Whiteside asked a divorce from Edgar Whiteside, alleging that he drank to excess and that he often struck her and abused her.
  • 16 Aug 1924 Luella Burton, 1634 Howell street, asked a five -year limited separation from John Burton, alleging that he cursed her, struck her, beat her and failed to provide for her. The couple married 10 years ago.
  • 16 Aug 1924 Maude M. Arnett, 4205 Piqua avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Clifford Arnett, alleging that he was jealous, that he failed to provide for her and that he abused her.
  • 16 Aug 1924 Agnes O'Connell, 1105 1/2 Broadway, was granted a divorce from Daniel O'Connell, who has served time on an embezzlement conviction, she said. The plaintiff also testified to nonsupport. She was awarded the custody of her children and the father was charged with their support.
  • 17 Aug 1924 Jesse F. Thurber was granted a divorce in superior court from Cora M.Thurber. The complaint was she cursed him and refused to live with him.
  • 17 Aug 1924 Helen Yeagly was granted a divorce in superior court from Charles Yeagly on the grounds of failure to support.
  • 17 Aug 1924 Fern Atkins was granted a divorce from Fred Atkins yesterday in superior court. The divorce was granted on the grounds her husband drank to excess, mortgaged the furniture and deserted her.
  • 19 Aug 1924 Bertha Ellingwood was granted a divorce from George Ellingwood by Judge Pro Tem R. Earl Peters yesterday afternoon in superior court. The plaintiff testified that her husband was cruel to her and often struck her. The couple married November 13, 1923, and separated February 26, 1924.
  • 19 Aug 1924 Nellie Lutz was granted a divorce from Ellis C. Lutz on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 19 Aug 1924 Reed W. Warner, Perry township, filed a complaint asking a divorce from Mrs. Gertrude L. Warner, alleging that she left him on June 8, 1924, saying that she would not return. During the period they lived together Warner claims that his wife refused to prepare his meals. The couple married October 10, 1923.
  • 19 Aug 1924 Pansy J. Hetz filed a cross-complaint for a divorce from Lester H. Hetz, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 19 Aug 1924 Margaret Farnan filed a petition in superior court asking the custody of her daughter, nine, who is now in the possession of its father, Frank Farnan. The Farnans have a divorce suit pending in superior court.
  • 20 Aug 1924 Lillie Adams yesterday filed suit for a limited separation for a period of two years from Luther Adams, 312 East Berry street. The plaintiff alleges that her husband has been seen going about with another woman. The couple married 25 years ago.
  • 20 Aug 1924 Corrine Toby, 1517 Edgewater avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Raymond James Toby, charging that he deserted her. She asks that her maiden name of Corrine Bercot he restored.
  • 20 Aug 1924 Mary Gregg asked $2,000 alimony in a complaint for a divorce filed against Ora Grogg. She also asks the custody of two children. She charges that her husband has mistreated her throughout the 14 years of their married life.
  • 20 Aug 1924 Ida P. Rastetter, 1019 Lafayette street, filed suit for a divorce from Erwin W. Rastetter, alleging that he told her that he no longer cared for her and urged her to get a divorce.
  • 20 Aug 1924 Marie M. Brunner, 1611 Boone street, cued Thomas F. Brunner for divorce and $1,800 alimony. She alleges that the plaintiff unjustly accused her of un-chastity, and that he squandered his earnings.
  • 20 Aug 1924 Charles Platt, of Arcola, asked a divorce from Matty Platt, alleging that she deserted him. The plaintiff says the last time he heard of the defendant she was living in Bellaire, O.
  • 20 Aug 1924 Isabelle VanHorn was granted a divorce from Alva VanHorn and was given the custody of her children. She said her husband failed to support her and then deserted her.
  • 20 Aug 1924 Gladys Jones was granted a divorce from Russell Jones. She said her husband frequently accused her of associating with other men and accompanied his accusations by slapping her face.
  • 21 Aug 1924 Fred T. Gaskins, automobile dealer, was made defendant in a suit for divorce and $50,000 alimony filed yesterday by his wife, Hazel Gaskins, in superior court. Mrs. Gaskins alleged that her husband found fault with her, talked about her to his friends, did not want anyone to visit her at home, avoided going places with her, and tried to make her feel that she was his inferior. The plaintiff says that for three years after her marriage she worked and helped her husband in his business and that at his request she kept their marriage a secret for a long time. By reason of keeping the marriage secret her conduct was frequently misunderstood and she was often the subject of unpleasant gossip, she avers. The complaint alleges that Gaskins owns $50,000 worth of real estate and that he has $20,000 on deposit in Fort Wayne banks. In addition to the alimony, Mrs. Gaskins asks $100 a week for support during the time the suit is pending and asks that she be allowed a temporary attorney fee of $300. The complaint says that Mrs. Gaskins is living at the family home on the Lincoln highway at the present time.
  • 21 Aug 1924 Mrs. Carrie Buuck, wife of Edward C. Bruuck, a detective for the Wabash Railroad company, yesterday filed a cross-complaint asking a three-year-separation and $10,000 alimony. Mrs. Buuck names Mrs. Blanche Greiner, 1213 McCellan street, as co-respondent. The detective's wife alleges that she followed him to the home of Mrs. Greiner and found the latter sitting on Buuck's lap and stroking his eye-brows.
  • 22 Aug 1924 Mary Asles filed a complaint asking a decree from John Asles, 1423 South Anthony boulevard. The plaintiff alleges that her husband was cruel to her and that he associated with other women. She asks that her maiden name of Mary Dunlap be restored. They were married in 1917 and separated in 1924.
  • 22 Aug 1924 Fred Marty asked a divorce from Margaret Marty, 120 Eureka street. He alleged that his wife quarreled at him, refused to cook his meals and went about with other men.
  • 22 Aug 1924 Gladys O. Miller, 1829 Hillsdale avenue, asked a divorce and $5,000 alimony from James E. Miller, a Pennsylvania brakeman. The plaintiff alleges that her husband devoted all his spare time to another woman.
  • 22 Aug 1924 Jessie E. Burton, defendant in a divorce suit filed by Henry Burton, high school teacher, filed a petition asking that her husband be compelled to pay her $15 a week and the house rent.
  • 23 Aug 1924 Bernadette Lantz filed suit for a divorce from Elmer H. Lantz, carpenter, yesterday afternoon in superior court. She also asks $1,000 alimony. The plaintiff alleged that her husband has a violent temper and that he made false accusations against her moral character.
  • 23 Aug 1924 John Pritchard, 2254 Brooklyn avenue, motorcycle officer, asked a divorce from Mabel Pritchard, alleging that she drove him for home at the point of a loaded revolver. He also alleges that she has put their children in a home in the country and has been working in a factory, although he is willing to support her and the children if she will stay at home and care for them. The couple was married in 1916.
  • 23 Aug 1924 Mont Kimmerly, 829 Montgomery street, alleged in a complaint for divorce that his wife, Winnie, recently deserted him and their three children. Kimmerly charges that his wife would go automobile riding with other men and women and remain away from home until 3 o'clock in the morning.
  • 23 Aug 1924 Ida Harshbarger filed suit for a divorce from Arthur Harshbarger, alleging the he drank, associated with other women and failed to properly support her.
  • 23 Aug 1924 John Burton filed a cross-complaint in superior court asking a divorce from Luella Burton, to whom he was married in 1891. He alleges that she nagged him, refused to keep house and poisoned the minds of their children against him.
  • 23 Aug 1924 William D. Marshall, colored, 1918 Smith street, asked a divorce from Lillian B. Marshall. The principal charge that Smith makes is that his wife smokes cigarets to his great annoyance.
  • 24 Aug 1924 Preston Ake is the plaintiff in a suit for divorce filed against Vera Ake, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple was married in 1912 and separated in 1924.
  • 24 Aug 1924 William Vought, 76, was made defendant in a complaint for divorce filed by his wife, Sarah Vought, 74. The couple was married last Christmas day. Mrs. Vought claims that her husband earns his living by selling newspapers on the street and that he has an income of $100 a month from property worth $10,000 which he owns. She alleges that he failed to support her and that the only article he ever purchased for her was a pair of shoe laces. She also alleges that Vought curses her and scolds her almost constantly. She asks $15 a week for support during the time the suit is pending.
  • 24 Aug 1924 William C. Wharton filed a second paragraph to his complaint for divorce from his wife, Ethel Wharton. He accuses her of having had immoral relations with Letha Baker and Lloyd Maxwell. Mrs. Wharton recently filed a cross-complaint in which she alleged that her husband wanted her to join the woman's auxiliary of the Ku Klux Klan and to act as spotter for a klansman who was doing self-appointed detective work.
  • 26 Aug 1924 Elfrieda Eyett filed a suit for divorce in the superior court yesterday from Elward Eyett. The complaint alleges that they were married December 2, 1922, and separated March 27, 1924. The plaintiff charges her husband with cruel and inhuman treatment, failure to support her and their child, and also states that he is in the habit of becoming intoxicated and with calling her vile and indecent names. She asks $15 a week allowance while the suit is pending and seeks a permanent allowance of $10 a week and the costs of the case.
  • 26 Aug 1924 Walda M. Wilson filed a suit for divorce from Harry Wilson. They were married December 25, 1909, and separated August 24, 1924. She asks the custody of two children, Luelle, 13, and Hazel, 8 years old, and also for an order restraining the defendant from visiting her at her home, 615 Charlotte street, or otherwise molesting her. The complaint alleges that the defendant is in the habit of becoming intoxicated, that he is quarrelsome and fails to provide for his family. The plaintiff previously filed a suit for a divorce, but withdrew the same on the plea of the defendant, the complaint alleges.
  • 26 Aug 1924 Clarence Michael, 617 Lafayette street, filed a suit for a divorce from Lillian Michael. They were married August 22, 1923, and the plaintiff alleges that the defendant left his home on August 24, 1924. He charges her with cruel treatment and says that on one occasion she struck him on the head with a poker, at another time she hit him with a curling iron, and sites other acts of cruelty. He also alleges that in addition to neglecting her home she has left him on three previous occasions, and that she is impossible to live with.
  • 26 Aug 1924 Marie Mayall filed a suit for divorce from Thomas Mayall. The complaint alleges that they were married in 1915 and separated August 23, 1924. Mrs. Mayall charges her husband with cruel treatment and failure to support her and their daughter, although he was able to do so. She says he makes $35 a week. She asks the custody of their child and an allowance of $10 a week and attorney fees.
  • 27 Aug 1924 In a suit in the superior court yesterday, Georgia Holzworth seeks a divorce from Delbert Holzworth. They were married on August 21, 1923, the complaint states and separated August 24, this year. The plaintiff alleges that her husband has never supported her in any way and that she has been compelled to work during all the time she has been married to the defendant, and to support them both.
  • 27 Aug 1924 Judge Pro Tem R. Earl Peters in the superior court yesterday rendered a decision in favor of Henry Reyer, who asked for a divorce from Ethel Reyer. The costs of the action are to be paid by the plaintiff, and the defendant's maiden name of Ethel Foster is restored.
  • 28 Aug 1924 Just how much a wife is entitled to as support money while her divorce case is pending, will be a question decided in the superior court today when the case of Edward Buuck against Carrie Buuck come to trial. Mrs. Buuck was allowed $20 a week from her husband recently in an order of the court, and Mr. Buuck claims this is too much. He says his wife has an income from boarders and because of keeping boarders she has made a number of bills that she must pay. Mrs. Buuck says her income from boarders is small. The husband also contends that his wife has hidden his automobile, but she contends she is entitled to the use of the machine because she helped pay for it. Mr. Buuck is a Wabash railroad detective.
  • 28 Aug 1924 In superior court yesterday R. Earl Peters, judge pro tem, gave Ilo Brooks, 1413 Oneida street a decree of divorce from William C. Brooks. They had been married four years. Mrs. Brooks declared her husband struck her with his fist, cursed her and has failed to provide a suitable home for her. The court also restored her maiden name, Ilo Swank.
  • 28 Aug 1924 The divorce suit of Mrs. Maud Poffenbarger against George C. Poffenbarger was dismissed in the superior court.
  • 28 Aug 1924 Edison Dale, electrical worker, 410 Wallace street, filed a suit for divorce from his wife, Lucile Dale. They were married in 1921, the complaint states and have one child, seven-months old. The plaintiff alleges that Mrs. Dale insists on attending public dances and frequently comes home with male companions as late as 3 o'clock in the morning. He alleges that his wife is impossible to live with any longer. He asks for the custody of the child.
  • 29 Aug 1924 In the superior court yesterday, R. Earl Peters, judge pro tem, decided that Wanda Farnan, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Frank Farnan, parties to a divorce suit, for the present should be cared for at St. Augustine's Academy, and ordered that Farnan should pay $6.26 a week for the child's support while the divorce case is pending.
  • 29 Aug 1924 The hearing of the question of how much money Mrs. Carrie Buuck, defendant in a divorce action filed by Edward Buuck, should receive for support during the pendency of the case was postponed by R. Earl Peters, judge pro tem. The judge said the case would be continued until the return of Judge Charles Ryan from his vacation. Mrs. Buuck, who had come to the courtroom to testify in the matter, fainted shortly after her arrival, but was revived by two women companions.
  • 29 Aug 1924 Mrs. Anna Billma, 441 Baker street, filed a suit for divorce from Henry Billman. The complaint alleges that they were married in 1910, and that they have been frequently separated and have been unable to live together happily. They have no children.
  • 29 Aug 1924 Mrs. Elizabeth Bellinger asks for a divorce from Roy Bellinger, charging cruel treatment and failure to support her. They have been married 10 years, she says in her complaint, that he has frequently struck her and that she fears him. She asks that the defendant be enjoined from mistreating or attacking her. They have one child and she seeks the custody of this child and other relief.
  • 29 Aug 1924 Mrs. Alene Rano seeks a divorce from Samuel Rano. They have been married six years, she says, and he has frequently abandoned her and at the present time is living out of the state. They have one small child.
  • 29 Aug 1924 In his complaint filed yesterday seeking a divorce, Charles W. McComas says that his life with Mrs. McComas, which has extended for more than 26 years, has been one quarrel after another and that she makes his life miserable. They separated a month ago. They have four children, all under 15 years of age.
  • 30 Aug 1924 In the superior court yesterday Mrs. Katherine Craig filed a suit for a divorce from James Craig, alleging that they were married in 1903 and that the defendant left her on August 23, 1924. They have five children, the complaint states, the youngest being a daughter six months old. Mrs. Craig alleges that her husband has associated with one, Rose Blosser and that finally he packed his clothes and left her for this woman. She says that her husband is an employee of the Fort Wayne Decorating company, 1802 South Harrison street and that he has an income of $60 a week. The company is included as a co-defendant in her suit, asking that the company be restrained from paying her husband any of his income until the matter of her support has been adjusted. She asks an allowance of $25 a week for her support.
  • 30 Aug 1924 Bertie Ray McClish, 1209 High street, yesterday filed an additional paragraph to his complaint for a divorce from Crystal McClish. He charges her with associating with other men and says that she frequently went on night automobile rides, unaccompanied by him. He asks for the custody of their child.
  • 30 Aug 1924 Charging that her husband has failed to contribute to her support for two years, and that as a result she has been compelled to work, Mrs. Effie Schultz filed a suit for a divorce against her husband, Stephen Schultz.
  • 30 Aug 1924 W. N. Ballou, special judge in the superior court granted a divorce to Lucinda Snyder Falland, 1441 Huestis avenue, from Charles Henry Galland. She charged that her husband cursed her and had attempted to defraud her of her property. Her former name, Snyder was restored.
  • 31 Aug 1924 In a complaint filed Saturday for a divorce, Charles Kressley a sheet-metal worker, living on the Lincoln highway, states that his wife, Mary E. Kressley, had told him that she no longer loved him. He also alleges that she had refused to cook for him as long as month at a time. The complaint states that Mr. and Mrs. Kressley have mutually agreed to the selling of their home and a division of their property. They were married in 1912 and separated last June. They have no children.
  • 31 Aug 1924 A divorce was granted Gretchen Agoff from Joh Agoff in the superior court. Mrs. Agoff charged that her husband had cursed her and beat her. Her maiden name, McGuire was restored.
  • 31 Aug 1924 Mrs. Inez L. Hughes was granted a divorce in superior court from George Hughes on the charge that he got drunk and abused her. Her maiden name of Thomas was restored.
  • 31 Aug 1924 Mrs. Carrie Buuck, defendant in a suit for divorce filed by Edward Buuck, asked a change of venue from the county.
  • 31 Aug 1924 Mrs. Emma Waltz, defendant in an action filed by Alonzo Waltz asked for a change of venue.

  • 03 Sep 1924 Alleging that her husband, Caleb E. Roe, failed to support her and her two children. Bertha Pearl Roe yesterday filed suit for a separation from bed and board. The couple married in 1910. Mrs. Roe asks a reasonable amount for support. She lives at Brooklyn avenue and the Bluffton road.
  • 03 Sep 1924 Florence M. Hartung filed suit for a divorce from David Hartung, Dwenger avenue, charging failure to provide and infidelity. The couple married in 1916.
  • 03 Sep 1924 Carrie was granted a decree in superior court from Harvey Garrett on the charge of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 03 Sep 1924 Katherine Ort was granted a decree in superior court from Wilfred Ort on the charge of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 03 Sep 1924 Ruth Lang was granted a divorce in superior court from Frank J. Lang on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 04 Sep 1924 Hugh Shadle was granted a decree from Mary Shadle on an infidelity charge. The plaintiff testified that the couple had separated three times.
  • 04 Sep 1924 Jules Manuel was divorced from Viola Manuel on an infidelity charge.
  • 04 Sep 1924 Ruth Lang, 337 Butler street was granded a divorce from Frank J. Lang. The plaintiff charged cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 04 Sep 1924 Helen Swank, 523 West Superior street filed suit for a divorce against Stanton Swank, alleging the he cursed her and called her vile names and stayed away from home at night.
  • 04 Sep 1924 Waine Gordon, 2515 North Anthony boulevard filed suit for divorce from Joseph M. Gordon, alleging that he threatened to do her bodily harm.
  • 04 Sep 1924 Erma Hayes, 403 Wiebke street filed suit for divorce from Thomas Hayes, charging failure to provide.
  • 04 Sep 1924 Lean McKinley, South Lafayette street filed suit for divorce from Reginald McKinley, charging loss of affections and she is asking $4,000 alimony.
  • 04 Sep 1924 Alphonso Tate, colored is seeking a divorce from Catherine Tate on the charge of desertion.
  • 05 Sep 1924 Charles Cramer, railroad brakeman, filed suit for a divorce from Florence Cramer alleging that she neglected her home, refused to cook his meals and used vulgar language in addressing him. The complaint was filed in superior court.
  • 05 Sep 1924 Clara Fish was granted a divorce from Claude Fish by Judge Ryan and had her maiden name of Clara Bauris restored. She charged that her husband was cruel to her and struck her upon a number of occasions.
  • 05 Sep 1924 Mrs. Fannie Wolf was granted a divorce from Jacob Wolf, automobile tire dealer on Barr street. She charged that Wolf has been guilty of associating with other women. A property settlement was made outside of court. The couple was married in 1910.
  • 05 Sep 1924 William Rodgers filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Mary E. Rodgers, alleging that she has refused to live peacefully with him and that this is her fourth suit for divorce. He also alleged that she deserted him.
  • 06 Sep 1924 Charging that her husband is now serving a term of 1 to 14 years in the state prison of Illinois on a charge of larceny, Mrs. Grace Fagan, yesterday filed suit for a divorce from James Fagan. The plaintiff asked that she be given the custody of her children and that her husband be charged with their support as soon as he leaves the prison.
  • 06 Sep 1924 Mrs. Daisy Williams, 912 Eliza street, asked a divorce and a judgement for $1,000 alimony in a complaint for divorce charging cruel and inhuman treatment. Mrs. Williams asks that her maiden name of Daisy Connor be restored.
  • 06 Sep 1924 Vera L. Paul filed suit for a divorce from Homer J. Paul, charging failure to provide. She also asks the custody of her children. The couple was married in 1921 and separated in 1924.
  • 06 Sep 1924 Mildred Bryant, 349 West Jefferson street, filed suit for a divorce from Raymond Bryant, alleging that her husband quarreled at her and struck her.
  • 07 Sep 1924 Eliza Mercher, formerly of Gary, asked a decree of separation from William Mercher, alleging that he failed to provide, associated with other women, and frequently became intoxicated. Mrs. Mercher alleges that her husband finally deserted her and left the state. She asks that her maiden name of Eliza Reed be restored.
  • 07 Sep 1924 Helen La Bell, 2409 Edsal street, filed suit for a divorce from Alfred La Bell, charging that he deserted her last year. The couple married in 1921.
  • 07 Sep 1924 Bertha Forst, 123 1/2 West Main, asked a divorce from Sherman Forst in a complaint alleging cruelty and nonsupport.
  • 07 Sep 1924 David Hartung in a cross-complaint for a divorce from Florence Hartung, alleged that she deserted him on August 30 and left a note telling his that he was not the father of her child.
  • 09 Sep 1924 Alleging that his wife, Maud O. Sundberg, frequented dance halls at a late hour of night and took her 15-months-old child with her, Arthur Sundberg, real estate man, living at 1415 North Calhoun street, filed suit for a divorce. The Sundbergs were married August 10, 1920.
  • 09 Sep 1924 Walter W. Gebhart filed suit for a divorce from Anna Gebhart, alleging desertion. Gebhart said his wife went to St. Louis, Mo. on February 15 and never returned.
  • 09 Sep 1924 Flossie Erwin, 2145 Fox avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Harry W. Erwin, alleging desertion and asking $1,000 alimony. The couple married in 1922 and lived together until recently.
  • 09 Sep 1924 Charles Hill, of Lake township, filed suit for a divorce from Samantha Hill, alleging that his wife went automobile riding with other men.
  • 09 Sep 1924 Jean Martin filed a cross-complaint for a divorce from his wife, Opal Martin, naming Jess Robel as co-respondent. The couple married last February.
  • 09 Sep 1924 Grace Druhot was granted a divorce from Charles Druhot and was given the custody of her son, Sherman, 12. The father was ordered to pay $5 a week for the support of the child. She charged failure to provide.
  • 09 Sep 1924 Claude Rogers was granted a divorce from Elsie L. Rogers, on a charge of abandonment.
  • 09 Sep 1924 Nancy L. McComas filed a plea in abatement to the action for divorce filed by her husband, Charles W. McComas. She says he has not lived in Indiana for two years, but that he was a resident of Hicksville, O., until February 1, 1923.
  • 09 Sep 1924 The divorce suit of Mildred Bryant against Raymond Bryant was dismissed.
  • 10 Sep 1924 Charles Elzey went to a dance on April 14 and never came home again, Mrs. Donna Elzey, his wife, alleged in a complaint for a divorce filed yesterday afternoon in superior court. The plaintiff was given the custody of her son, Charles and possession of all the household goods in the house occupied by her husband and herself.
  • 10 Sep 1924 Elizabeth Peters, living in Los Angeles, Cal., filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Frederick Peters, alleging nonsupport.
  • 10 Sep 1924 Mrs. Dora Kurtie was granted a divorce from Fabian Kurtie, who deserted her 13 years ago, according to her testimony. She said he husband had been a habitual drunkard. She was awarded the custody of her son, Marshall, 14.
  • 10 Sep 1924 Fernol Nonamaker, 1308 East Washington boulevard, filed a complaint asking a divorce from Howard L. Nonamaker, alleging desertion. The couple was married in 1916 and separated in 1921.
  • 10 Sep 1924 Lester Brown, 1619 Hurd street, filed suit for a divorce from Dorothy Brown, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple was married in June, 1922, and separated in July, 1923.
  • 10 Sep 1924 Lois Blosser, 811 East Jefferson street, filed suit for a divorce from William Blosser, alleging that he falsely accused her of infidelity.
  • 10 Sep 1924 Evelyn Schnltz, 431 West Jefferson street, asked a divorce from Earl Schnitz, alleging that he has filed to contribute to her support since they separated five years ago.
  • 10 Sep 1924 Seil Malone, colored, went to the divorce court yesterday and got a divorce from his wife, Christine. On the way back he stopped at the clerk's office and took out a license to wed Carrie B. Garrett.
  • 11 Sep 1924 Ethel Lambert, 645 Riverside avenue, in a complaint for divorce against Floyd Lambert, charged that he deserted her in 1919 after seven years of married life.
  • 11 Sep 1924 Hazel Ellis filed a suit asking a divorce from Robert Ellis, charging abandonment and cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple married September 15, 1920 and separated last month.
  • 11 Sep 1924 Maudie Benjamin, living on the Lima road, asked a divorce from James Benjamin in a complaint charging failure to provide. The couple was married on July 5, 1924 and separated August 30.
  • 12 Sep 1924 Ephraim Reader, who figured in the courts about two years ago when he sued Dr. Albert Stoler for $10,000 damages, alleging that the doctor alienated the affections of his former wife, yesterday asked a divorce from his second wife, Edna M. Reader, to whom he was married February 5, 1923. The couple separated March 12, 1924. Reader said the defendant left without cause and is now in Waterloo.
  • 12 Sep 1924 Florence Armstrong, 2502 East Pontiac street has filed suit for divorce from Earl Armstrong charging cruelty and failure to provide.
  • 12 Sep 1924 Mabelle Baumgartner, 2933 Holton avenue has filed suit for divorce against Adam Baumgartner. She is asking $1,000 alimony, charging failure to provide.
  • 12 Sep 1924 Anna Tucker, 1403 West Main street has filed suit for divorce against Winfield Tucker, alleging cruelty and false accusations.
  • 12 Sep 1924 Berry Ross, colored, has filed suit for divorce against Amanda Ross, charging desertion.
  • 12 Sep 1924 Goldie Porter, colored, has filed suit for divorce against Floyd Porter, charging failure to support.
  • 12 Sep 1924 Dora Decker was granted a divorce from L. L. Decker, charging failure to provide. Her maiden name of Dora Robinson was restored.
  • 13 Sep 1924 Mrs. Clara Staup, 1028 1/2 Lafayette street, filed suit for a divorce from Lansing H. Staup, alleging that her husband threatened to shoot her upon one occasion and that she has reason to fear for her personal safety. She alleged that her husband struck and beat her when he came home intoxicated. The couple was married December 6, 1919, and separated September 11, 1924.
  • 13 Sep 1924 Mrs. Marie Caldwell, 2409 Winter street, filed suit for a divorce yesterday in superior court, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple married November 20, 1916, and separated a few days ago.
  • 13 Sep 1924 Esther Haynes was granted a divorce from Leonard Haynes on her testimony that he deserted her and turned a deaf ear to her appeals that he come back. She was given the custody of her baby, 2 months old, and the defendant was ordered to pay $10 a week for the support of the child. The couple married September 22, 1923.
  • 13 Sep 1924 The case of Mary Schacher for a divorce from George Schacher was dismissed.
  • 14 Sep 1924 Alleging that her husband cruelly beat her and threatened to cut her throat, Mrs. Florence Indrecc, 1309 Spring street, yesterday filed suit for a divorce and for $3,000 alimony. She also asks the custody of four children. The couple married May 20, 1918 and separated September 12, 1924.
  • 14 Sep 1924 Mrs. Mary McGuire, Lafayette Center road, filed a suit for a three-year separation from James T. McGuire, a carpenter, and asked $3,000 alimony. The suit was dismissed shortly after it was filed. The couple was married seven years ago.
  • 16 Sep 1924 The divorce suit of William Ewing against Mary Ewing was dismissed on the motion of the plaintiff.
  • 16 Sep 1924 James E. Wilson was granted a divorce from Alice Wilson on a charge of abandonment.
  • 16 Sep 1924 The divorce suit of Cora against Henry Krienbrook was dismissed.
  • 16 Sep 1924 William Bought filed a demurrer to his wife's complaint for divorce, alleging that her complaint does not contain sufficient facts to constitute a case.
  • 16 Sep 1924 Silven Hively, truck driver, sued Gattie Margaret Hively for divorce, alleging that she frequently drove him from home when she flew into a temper.
  • 16 Sep 1924 Martha Lawrason filed suit for a divorce from Roy Lawrason, charging failure to provide.
  • 16 Sep 1924 Fred A. Pratt, Winter street, sued Pratt for a divorce, alleging that she refused to live with him any longer.
  • 17 Sep 1924 Goldie McMasters, Rumsay avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Cunningham McMasters yesterday, alleging that her husband frequently mistreated her while he was drinking and that he is now serving a term on the state penal farm for public intoxication.
  • 17 Sep 1924 Corinne Bates, 320 Melita street, asked a divorce from Louis W. Bates, who in turn sued her for a divorce. Both charge cruel and inhuman treatment. Each asks the custody of their 11 months-old son.
  • 17 Sep 1924 Elizabeth Gorham, 608 Clinton street, asked a divorce from Wakeman Gorham, alleging that her husband deserted her in 1911. The plaintiff works in a restaurant.
  • 17 Sep 1924 Ella Daniels, Oliver street, sued Charles Daniels for divorce, alleging that he sold all their furniture, took the money and abandoned her.
  • 17 Sep 1924 Jay L. Dow, 313 Douglas avenue, alleged constant nagging in a complaint asking a divorce from Mabel Dow.
  • 18 Sep 1924 Elizabeth Smith asked $2,500 alimony in a suit for a divorce filed against Charles Smith. The plaintiff charges that her husband has failed to support her. She says Smith is the owner of property worth $6,000. The couple was married October 28, 1912 and separated a few days ago.
  • 18 Sep 1924 Edith Shoppell, 421 Buchanan street, filed suit for a divorce from Claude L. Shoppell, alleging that he frequently told her to pack up and leave him and never return.
  • 18 Sep 1924 Denver Mock, 914 Harmar street, sued Flossie Mock for divorce, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 18 Sep 1924 Lansing Staup filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Clara Staup, alleging that she went joy riding with one of her roomers.
  • 18 Sep 1924 May Hale, colored, was granted a divorce from Kenneth Hale, on a charge of abandonment. Her former name of Mary Suggs was restored.
  • 18 Sep 1924 Adam Baumgartner, who is defendant in a suit for divorce filed by Mabel Maumgartner, filed a counter showing to his wife's request for $15 a week for support. Baumgartner sets forth that he earns $150 a month and that he provides his wife a place to live free of cost, the he furnished her with groceries, fuel, etc. at a total cost of $80.40 a month.
  • 18 Sep 1924 The divorce case of Alice Feaser against Amos Feaser was dismissed.
  • 19 Sep 1924 Dollie Whitman has filed suit for divorce from Kirk W. Whitman and demanded a judgement for $500 alimony. She charged cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 19 Sep 1924 Mary L. Kintz asked a divorce from Fred Kints in superior court yesterday afternoon. She alleges that he threatened to do her bodily injury.
  • 20 Sep 1924 Genevieve Crance asked a divorce from George Crance, alleging that he failed to support her and told her to pack up her clothes and get out. The wife asks that her former name of Genevieve Whiteman be restored.
  • 20 Sep 1924 Erma McCormick, Meridian street filed suit for divorce, $2,000 alimony and the custody of three children, charging failure to provide.
  • 20 Sep 1924 A suit for divorce was filed by Ray Worden, Greenlawn avenue from Vera Worden, alleging that she neglected her household duties and sought the company of other men.
  • 20 Sep 1924 Judge Ryan granted Daniel Uhrick a divorce from Caroline Uhrick, alleging that she cursed him and made false accusations against him.
  • 20 Sep 1924 Judge Wood granted Jeanette May Sites a divorce from Dewey Sites. The mother was given the custody of one child and the father was given the custody of the others. Dewey Sites was charged with the support of all of them.
  • 21 Sep 1924 Ethel Tustison, waitress, filed suit for a divorce from Owen Tustison, alleging that he made false accusations against her chastity and said that he would go for three weeks without speaking to her. The couple separated May 24.
  • 21 Sep 1924 Hope Aldrich was granted a divorce from Benjamin Aldrich in superior court, alleging that her husband married her under an assumed name and that he failed to provide for her.
  • 21 Sep 1924 Katherine Marz was given a decree of separation from Joseph Harz on evidence heard several days ago. The plaintiff alleged non-support.
  • 21 Sep 1924 Frances Deming was granted the custody of her child pending a hearing on her suit for a divorce from Sherlie Deming.
  • 23 Sep 1924 William J. Hahn was granted a divorce from Jessie Hahn. He alleged that the defendant stayed out late at night and refused to take care of the house.
  • 23 Sep 1924 Celia Thomas was granted a divorce from Cleo Thomas on her allegations that he struck and cursed her.
  • 23 Sep 1924 Elmer Ritter was granted a divorce from Eva H. Ritter. He testified that the defendant left him without cause and associated with other men.
  • 23 Sep 1924 Raymond L. Peckham was granted a divorce from Adeline Peckham. The couple lived together only nine days. The plaintiff said his wife left him without cause.
  • 23 Sep 1924 James Blake, West Washington boulevard has filed suit for divorce against Anna Blake, charging desertion.
  • 23 Sep 1924 Dorothy Bower, nurse has filed suit for divorce against James Bower charging neglect.
  • 23 Sep 1924 Elsie Wells has filed suit for divorce against John Wells, charging infidelity.
  • 23 Sep 1924 Florence Paxton, 127 East Berry street has filed suit for divorce against Howard Paxton, alleging that her husband was arrested for associating with another women.
  • 23 Sep 1924 Cecile Piepenbrink, Route 13, has filed suit for divorce against George Piepenbrink, alleging drunkenness and cruelty.
  • 24 Sep 1924 Judge Jesse C. Sutton, of the Adams circuit court, has entered an order awarding Mrs. Carrie Buuck, of this city a temporary allowance of $15 a week pending the trial of the divorce suit brought by Edward C. Buuck, Wabash railroad detective. The case was venued from superior court here to Adams county.
  • 25 Sep 1924 Edward Foy, proprietor of the Sanitary Dry Cleaners, 209 East Berry street, was made defendant in a suit for divorce and $1,500 alimony filed yesterday by his wife, Bertha Foy. The plaintiff charged that her husband has been guilty of associating with immoral women. Foy was arrested by city police Tuesday night on complaint of his wife, who said she caught his with another woman in his dry cleaning establishment. He is awaiting trial in city court on a charge of disorderly conduct as a result of the alleged affair of Tuesday night.
  • 25 Sep 1924 Jennie Spillner, 2132 Boone street, filed suit for a divorce from Edward Spillner, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple was married in 1921 and separated in 1924.
  • 25 Sep 1924 Freida Gay, 715 Riverside avenue, asked $1,000 alimony and a divorce from Guy Gay, charging failure to provide. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Freida Nauthe be restored.
  • 25 Sep 1924 Rose N. Koontz was granted a divorce from William E. Koontz on the ground of failure to provide.
  • 25 Sep 1924 The divorce case of Mildred Ringwalt against Grover Ringwalt was dismissed at the case of the plaintiff.
  • 25 Sep 1924 Harry Dial filed an amended complaint for a divorce from Grace Dial.
  • 26 Sep 1924 Alleging that her husband, Ray Kohart threw a two-pound weight and a chair at her and kicked her, Mrs. Amanda Kohart, 1132 Franklin avenue, yesterday filed suit for a divorce and $1,000 alimony. The plaintiff also alleged that her husband forced her to keep boarders in order to earn her own living. The couple was married in 1915.
  • 26 Sep 1924 Doyl D. Miller filed suit for a divorce from Beulah Miller, alleging abandonment. The couple was married in 1922 and separated in 1923.
  • 26 Sep 1924 Maude Poffenberger filed suit for a divorce from George Poffenberger, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 27 Sep 1924 A story which may be summed up that "neither could stand the gaff," was told by Amelia and Olive Gaff yesterday afternoon in superior court, where Mrs. Gaff is suing her husband for a divorce. The evidence indicated that the couple had quarreled so much that they had made life unbearable to each other. Mr. Gaff said his wife accued him of being intimate with other women when there was no basis for the charge. The couple is contesting over some property which they own and the case was continued for further evidence.
  • 27 Sep 1924 Mrs. Lola Priest, 1432 Grant avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Alfred Priest, alleging that he is a bootlegger and that he spends his evenings in the company of immoral women. The plaintiff asks the custody of three children.
  • 28 Sep 1924 Mrs. Bessie Tracey, mother of nine children all under 21 years of age, filed suit for a divorce yesterday from Harry Tracey, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. The plaintiff said her husband used vile and abusive language in addressing her and often threatened to strike her. The couple was married in 1902.
  • 28 Sep 1924 Jeanette Loring filed suit for a divorce from Wade Loring charging nonsupport.
  • 30 Sep 1924 Mrs. Loretta Zimmer was granted a divorce yesterday from Raymond Zimmer when she told Judge Ryan that her husband has been sent to the penal farm to serve a sentence for securing money under false pretense. The plaintiff also charged that her husband failed to provide for her support while he did live with her. The plaintiff's name of Loretta Lehman was restored.
  • 30 Sep 1924 Edward Crowl was granted a divorce from Eva Crowl on a charge of abandonment. The couple has been separated three and one-half years ago, the plaintiff testified.
  • 30 Sep 1924 Testimony was heard, but a final decree has not yet been entered in the divorce suit of Mary Bellinger against Henry Bellinger. Mrs. Bellinger testified that her husband gave her a beating and threatened to kill her. The separation occurred a year ago.

  • 01 Oct 1924 Mrs. Mary E. Wilt, 2814 Fairfield avenue, was granted a divorce from Ward L. Wilt, special accountant for the Pennsylvania Railroad company by Judge Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. The plaintiff was given a judgment for about fifteen thousand dollars alimony and an income of $1,000 a year from a trust agreement. She charged her husband with cruel and inhuman treatment and said that he frequently knocked her down when he became angry with her. The defendant did not testify. The case has been pending in court for more than a year.
  • 01 Oct 1924 Clara Galvin was granted a divorce from John Galvin, alleging desertion. The plaintiff was granted the custody of her child and the defendant was charged with its support.
  • 01 Oct 1924 Mrs. Lora Easterday, 1512 Taylor street, filed suit for a divorce from George Easterday, charging failure to support and desertion.
  • 02 Oct 1924 Clarice Douglas filed suit for a divorce yesterday from Charles Douglas, alleging that he stayed out late of nights and refused to explain where he had been. She said he gave her only $7 a week on which to live. The couple married September 12 and lived together only a short time.
  • 02 Oct 1924 Alonzo Waltz was granted a divorce from Emma Waltz by Special Judge Ira M. Snouffer on evidence heard several days ago.
  • 02 Oct 1924 Bessie Kilgore was granted a divorce from Ira Kilgore and has her former name of Bessie Gobble restored. She alleged that the plaintiff beat and choked her and failed to provide for her.
  • 03 Oct 1924 Mrs. Frances Ries ran against a snag yesterday afternoon in superior court in her trial for a divorce from Ivan Ries. Mrs. Doris Merril, a young woman with a young baby in her arms, took the witness stand and testified that Mrs. Ries has been going about with her husband. Mrs. Merril told the court that she has begged Mrs. Ries to let her husband alone and the latter promised that she would. Mrs. Ries claimed that her husband would not give her enough money and she had to work to support herself.
  • 03 Oct 1924 Mrs. Catherine Craig filed suit for a limited divorce from James Craig and asked $200 a month for the support of herself and her five children. She charged that her husband associated with a woman by the name of Lois Blosser.
  • 04 Oct 1924 The testimony of Mrs. Jennie Hutchinson against Ivan Ries exploded like a bomb, blowing the case out of superior court yesterday afternoon. Judge Ryan had listened to some sordid testimony during the day, but when Mrs. Hutchinson told of being on drinking parties with both the plaintiff and defendant, of the questionable conduct of both parties the court called a halt. Mrs. Hutchinson admitted that she is living with her third husband. "It appears from the testimony of this witness and others that neither of them is fit for the marriage relation," Judge Ryan said. "I do not think the attorneys believe the stories of some of the witnesses who have been on the stand and I think it is a reflection upon the intelligence of the court that he should be expected to believe them. It seems the Mrs. Ries has been going about with other men, but it seems that her husband introduced her to men of questionable character and encouraged her to associate with the. I shall have to refuse the divorce." The judge said the child might remain with its mother, who is keeping house for a good family.
  • 04 Oct 1924 Lillian Thieme, 333 East Wayne street, filed suit for a divorce from William Thieme, asking divorce and $3,000 alimony. She alleges cruelty and nonsupport and said she had to work in a factory to support herself.
  • 04 Oct 1924 Alfred Huth filed suit for a divorce from Nina Huth and the custody of a minor child. She alleged that her husband cursed and nagged and swore at her. The couple was married in 1917 and separated last month.
  • 04 Oct 1924 Goldie Wolf was granted a divorce from Henry Wolf, alleging that her husband beat and choked her and made false accusations against her.
  • 04 Oct 1924 Mrs. Lillian Dooley, of near Boston, was granted a divorce today from Peter Dooley, of this city. She was awarded a judgment for $4,000 alimony and was given $35 a week for the support of the children who were placed in her custody.
  • 05 Oct 1924 Mrs. Mary Bellinger was granted a divorce from her husband, Henry, when she testified that Henry had cursed her, called her vile names, administered several beatings and threatened to kill her.
  • 05 Oct 1924 Booze and gambling and failure to provide for their three children are the charges brought against Silas J. Miller as cause for divorce in a complaint filed by Mrs. Eva F. Miller, 1508 West Fourth street. She states that their five years of married life were spent in barns and garages and that she was forced to take in washings to provide for the family.
  • 05 Oct 1924 In a suit filed by Mrs. Ruth E. Alter, 501 East Wayne street, excessive drinking and abuse are charged against George Alter, a railroader.
  • 05 Oct 1924 Mrs. Marie Klenke petitioned for divorce from Henry G. Klenke, whom she states abandoned her in 1910. They were married in 1903.
  • 05 Oct 1924 Destruction of the furniture in their home and the supplies on the shelves of his grocery store is charged against Pearl Norwald in a suit for divorce brought by Harry C. Norwald, a grocer, 713 St. Marys avenue.
  • 05 Oct 1924 Mrs. Laura E. Jarvis, 125 West Washington boulevard, asks for a divorce from Charles O. Jarvis on the grounds of inhuman treatment.
  • 05 Oct 1924 Constant nagging and quarreling is charged by Alfred Huth against his wife Nina, in his petition for divorce.
  • 05 Oct 1924 Failure to provide for her and their child is the grounds on which Mrs. Valeria Hasty seeks divorce from Denzil Hasty.
  • 05 Oct 1924 A cross complaint asking for divorce was filed by Mrs. Sarah Vought against William Vought, 76-year-old "newsie," yesterday.
  • 07 Oct 1924 Charging that her husband "has spent most of his time with his mother" since their marriage in October, 1922, Mildred Nicholson filed suit for divorce from Henry Nicholson in the Allen superior court yesterday. Mrs. Nicholson charged that she has been force to support herself since their marriage. She now lives on the Huntington road. She and her husband separated Sunday, she states in the complaint.
  • 07 Oct 1924 Ivan Ries, 507 East Suttenfield avenue, charges his wife with "hurling missiles at him" and having an ungovernable temper. His wife, Frances Ries, he alleges in his complaint for divorce, has been guilty of cruel treatment. He asks the custody of their child. They were married in August, 1921, and separated June 15, 1924.
  • 07 Oct 1924 Judge Ryan yesterday afternoon issued a restraining order against John Keintz, who is sued for divorce by his wife, Beatrice Keintz in a complaint filed yesterday afternoon. The plaintiff asked for the order. Mrs. Keintz charges her husband with failure to provide. They were married in 1921. The plaintiff resides at 233 East Wayne street.
  • 07 Oct 1924 Inez Dutcher asked for a divorce from Roy Dutcher is a suit for divorce filed yesterday afternoon. She charges Dutcher with infidelity and asks for $25 a week support during the pendency of the suit. They were married in March, 1919, and separated this month. The custody of their only child is asked. Mrs. Dutcher resides at 937 Lake avenue.
  • 07 Oct 1924 After living with her husband for more than forty years, Mrs. Dora Fehling yesterday filed suit for divorce against August Fehling, charging that for the last 10 years he has cursed and abused her in numerous ways, threatening to take her life. They were married in May, 1884, and separated October 5, 11 children being born to the union, five of whom are living and all of them being of age. Mrs. Fehling charged that during the infancy of her children she was forced to work out to support herself and babies. She resides at 2205Fairfield avenue.
  • 07 Oct 1924 May Gaunt, 405 West Jefferson street, filed suit for divorce from Lee Gaunt on the charge that Gaunt placed the burden of maintaining their home upon her. Mrs. Gaunt also said that her husband was unkind to her children by a former marriage. They were married in March, 1921, and separated in September, 1924.
  • 07 Oct 1924 Failure to provide and cruel treatment are the grounds on which Mary E. Cheverton seeks a divorce from Arthur R. Cheverton. The custody of a child is asked by Mrs. Cheverton.
  • 07 Oct 1924 Failure to provide and cruel treatment are the grounds on which Vera Miller seeks a divorce from Alva Miller.
  • 08 Oct 1924 Stella Dunn, 1934 Gay street, asked a divorce from John Dunn, alleging that the defendant had falsely accused her of wrong conduct with other people. The couple married August 23, 1920 and separated August 1, 1924.
  • 08 Oct 1924 Myrtle Conner, 338 Madison street, sued William Conner for a divorce charging that he called her vile name, struck and beat her and failed to provide for her.
  • 08 Oct 1924 Rosie Cox asked a divorce from Charles M. Cox, alleging that he swore at her and called her vile names. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Rosie Hausbach be restored.
  • 08 Oct 1924 Lillie Kintz charged John William Kintz with cruel and inhuman treatment in a complaint for divorce. The couple married October 29, 1921 and separated October 4, 1924.
  • 08 Oct 1924 Lillian Goldstein dismissed her suit for a limited separation from Maurice Goldstein.
  • 08 Oct 1924 Bertha Tyler dismissed her suit for a divorce from Fred Tyler.
  • 08 Oct 1924 Judge Ryan granted Jefferson J. McKinney a divorce from Alice McKinney on the testimony of the plaintiff that his wife went about with other men.
  • 09 Oct 1924 Clifton Meese, in his complaint for divorce, filed in the superior court yesterday, stated that after giving his wife his entire pay check she demanded "more money" and because he was unable to pay, she nagged at him and gave him a constant scolding. Clifton and his wife, Louise, were married in May, 1919, and separated in October, 1924.
  • 09 Oct 1924 Lillian Richard filed a complaint for divorce and $25 a week support during the pendency of the suit against William Richard yesterday. She resides at 1212 Marion street and charges that her husband falsely accused her of associating with other men and that he failed to provide for her and their child. She also asks the custody of the child.
  • 09 Oct 1924 Mary Roth charges Joseph Roth with cruel treatment in her complaint for divorce. She states that Roth said that he "didn't trust her." They were married in January 1911, in Goemer, Austria, and separated on October 3. Mrs. Roth resides at 3503 Piqua avenue.
  • 09 Oct 1924 Jealousy that produced constant quarreling and nagging is charged against Raymond Cronk in the suit of his wife, Mildred Cronk, for divorce. Mrs. Cronk claims that she has been forced since their marriage to furnish her own living and clothing. The couple married in March, 1922, and separated in September, 1924.
  • 10 Oct 1924 A divorce from his wife, Bertha Malott, is charged in a suit filed by Jacob L. Malott, Hanna street, on the grounds that his wife constantly nagged at his attempt to provide a home. He charges that she refused to perform her household duties. The parties were married in June, 1916.
  • 10 Oct 1924 Mabel De Inique was granted a decree of divorce from M. Flanton De Inique in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan, on the grounds of desertion and failure to provide. The parties were married in July 1920, and separated in June, 1921.
  • 10 Oct 1924 The following suits for divorce were dismissed in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on the motion of the plaintiffs. They are: Vivian Mushynski against Joseph A. Mushynski, divorce; Cecil Peipenbrink against Edmond G. Pipenbrink, divorce; Henry Lorain against Loretta Loraine, divorce.
  • 11 Oct 1924 Charging his wife with profanity and failure to perform her household duties, Clifton Friedt seeks divorce from Emma Friedt in a suit filed in the superior court yesterday. Friedt lives at 1626 North Harrison street. He asks for the custody of their three children, the oldest of whom is 6 years old. The parties were married December 17, 1914, and separated in April, 1924.
  • 11 Oct 1924 Louise Meese yesterday filed a cross complaint asking for divorce from Clifton Meese in the superior court.
  • 12 Oct 1924 Elizabeth Collins was yesterday granted a divorce from William H. Collins, who formerly operated a private detective agency in this city, by Phil M. McNagny, judge pro tem, in the superior court. The court restored the plaintiff's maiden name, Elizabeth Lee, and inhibited her from marrying for two years. Mrs. Collins charged that her husband beat, cursed and threatened to kill her. She said he had told her of associating with other women. Collins left Fort Wayne last June. Mrs. Collins testified that when she last heard from him, Collins was in Ludlow, Ky.
  • 14 Oct 1924 Ella Boomer, residing at the Rich hotel, filed suit against Frank Boomer and asked for divorce on the grounds that the defendant has struck her. She asked the court to grant her a weekly allowance of $10 from her husband and $50 for her attorney's fees. A restraining order to prevent the defendant from visiting her was also petitioned for in the complaint. The parties were married in August, 1913 and separated in October, 1924.
  • 14 Oct 1924 Custody of their only child is asked in the complaint for divorce filed by Gertrude Weigman, 323 State boulevard, against Orville Weigman, and employee of the Indiana Service corporation. In the superior court yesterday, Mrs. Weigman charges cruel treatmetn, alleging that Weigman struck and beat her. She asks for $50 for attorney's fees and $10 a week support. The parties were married July 30, 1921, and separated October 13, 1924.
  • 14 Oct 1924 Failure to provide is the charge against Vaun B. Malay in the complaint for divorce filed by his wife, Leah C. Malay, in superior court yesterday. The custody of their only child is asked by Mrs. Malay. The parties were married in July 1911, and separated October 12, 1924. Mrs. Malay resides at 319 West Washington boulevard.
  • 14 Oct 1924 Charging that his wife left him in March, 1924, and has refused to return to live with him, Marion Kiess filed suit for divorce in the superior court yesterday against Mary Kiess. The parties were married in December, 1922, and separated in March. Kiess resided at 429 Brackenridge street.
  • 14 Oct 1924 A petition for limited separation was filed in the superior court yesterday by Addie McNearney against Thomas McNearney, et al., on the grounds of failure to provide. Mrs. McNearney asks the court to issue a restraining order against McNearney to prevent him from disposing of a piece of property, valued at $5,000, and to prevent him from withdrawing funds in the Old National bank. Mrs. McNearney asks for $20 a week support and $50 for attorney's fees. The parties were married in May, 1909, and separated October 10, 1924.
  • 14 Oct 1924 Merle Stapleton was granted a decree of divorce from James Stapleton by Judge Ryan in the superior court yesterday on the grounds that the defendant struck the plaintiff following and operation. The maiden name of the plaintiff, Merle Watts was restored by the court. The parties were married in October, 1922, and separated May 6, 1924.
  • 15 Oct 1924 Alleging that Ralph Sumerlott, her husband, is serving a term in the state prison for selling property to which he did not have a title, Mary Sumerlott yesterday filed suit for divorce in superior court. Mrs. Sumerlott also alleged that her husband failed to support her. The couple married February 3, 1917, and separated October 1, 1923. The plaintiff asks the custody of her child and an allowance for its support.
  • 15 Oct 1924 Mabel Hamilton asked a divorce from Ralph Hamilton, alleging that her husband struck and beat her and was cruel to her. She asked that a restraining order be granted to prevent him from abusing her. The couple have lived at eight different addresses within the past two years, the complaint says.
  • 15 Oct 1924 The divorce case of Jennie Spillner against Edward Spillner was dismissed by the plaintiff in superior court.
  • 16 Oct 1924 Harvey T. Hite, 86, Civil war veteran, filed suit for divorce in the superior court yesterday against Ada Hite, 67, charging that his wife refused to cook his meals, wash his clothes, make the beds or clean the house, and that she was constantly scolding and abusing him. Hite and his wife were married May 14 last, and separated October 14.
  • 16 Oct 1924 Veda Curtis asks for a court order for separation from her husband for two years, in a complaint filed against Lines Curtis in the superior court yesterday afternoon. She charges that Curtis brutally assaulted her, and on the grounds that she fears he will again injure her, she petitioned the court to restrain him from entering her home, 2515 Crescent avenue. Curtis is employed as a civil engineer for the Indiana Service corporation. They were married August 13, 1920, and separated yesterday. The plaintiff asks for the custody of their only child during the separation.
  • 16 Oct 1924 On the grounds that her husband would fly into a rage, swear at her and call her vile names, Gertrude Ricker filed suit for divorce from Lee M. Ricker in the superior court yesterday. The plaintiff charges that Ricker gambled and that he had falsely accused her of infidelity. She has petitioned the court for $15 a week support. They were married September 17, 1920, and separated this month. Mrs. Ricker lives at 506 Montgomery street.
  • 16 Oct 1924 Three thousand dollars alimony is sought in a petition for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday by Goldie Brunson against Charles R. Brunson. Mrs. Brunson, who lives at 1030 Columbia avenue, charges that her husband has threatened to kill her, that he is continually nagging at her and that he has a violent temper. Custody of their two children, $50 for attorney fees and $20 a week support during the pendency of the suit, are asked by the plaintiff.
  • 16 Oct 1924 Judge Ryan granted Cora Snider a divorce from Irving Snider in the superior court yesterday on the grounds of failure to provide and false accusations of infidelity. The custody of their only child was awarded the plaintiff and the defendant was ordered to pay $5 a week for the support of the child. They were married February 13, 1921, and separated May 29, 1924.
  • 17 Oct 1924 That she had to seek employment to support herself and children is the charge Mrs. Emma Mays, 1215 Wells street, makes against her husband, Herbert Mays, in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. Mrs. Mays alleges that her husband would be gone from home for six months at a time, during which time she would not know his whereabouts. She Charges that he habitually gambled and that he refused to make a home for her. She asks the custody of their two children, $15 a week for support and an allowance for attorney fees. The parties were married October 4, 1903, and separated, June 1924.
  • 17 Oct 1924 Using profanity before their children and drinking to excess are charges against Leo Bordner in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday by Ruth Bordner. Mrs. Bordner asks that her maiden name, Ruth Prange be restored and that she be paid $15 a month support and $50 attorney fees. The parties were married October 23, 1920, and separated October 1924.
  • 17 Oct 1924 Georgiana Drake, living at 247 Meltia street, filed suit for divorce in the superior court yesterday against Charles A. Drake, charging him with an ungovernable temper, laziness and failure to provide. The parties were married December 11, 1918, and separated October, 1924.
  • 17 Oct 1924 Because his wife refused to live with him and left their home to go to Illinois, Frank Schard filed suit in the superior court yesterday against May Schard for divorce. Schard lives at 1014 Liberty street. The parties were married June 14, 1916, and separated in September, 1924.
  • 17 Oct 1924 Reed Warner was granted a divorce from Gertrude Warner in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on the grounds that the defendant left Warner and refused to live with him longer. The plaintiff is 19 years old. Warner and his former wife were married October 10, 1922, and separated in June 1924.
  • 18 Oct 1924 On the grounds that her husband kicked her and drove her from their home shortly before the birth of their youngest child, Mrs. Mary A. Graves asks for a limited separation of two years from her husband, Rollie C. Graves, 1202 Cass street, in a suit filed in the superior court yesterday. Mrs. Graves states in her complaint that her husband constantly nagged her about household expenses and that she has been in poor health for many months. She asks for the custody of their two children, $20 a week support, $50 attorney fees and a restraining order to prevent the defendant from visiting her. They were married July 19,1921, and separated October 15.
  • 18 Oct 1924 Ralph Hamilton charges his wife, Mabel Hamilton, with a statutory offense in a cross-complaint to her suit for divorce in the superior court. Hamilton states in his complaint that she has been associating with other men, naming Alvin Greene as co-respondent.
  • 18 Oct 1924 Bessie M. Montague filed a cross-complaint against her husband, Morgan H. Montague, 201 Brackenridge street, who is suing her for divorce in the superior court, in which she charges him with cruel treatment. She asked the court for a restraining order to keep the plaintiff from visiting her.
  • 18 Oct 1924 Lewis A. Hall was granted a divorce from Sarah L. Hall in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on the grounds that his wife associated with other men. The parties were married April 29, 1920, and separated in July, 1924.
  • 18 Oct 1924 Ida Worman was granted a decree for divorce from Russell Worman in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on the grounds that Worman "beat up on her about twice a month: during their married life. The custody of their child was granted the plaintiff. The parties were married December 10, 1921, and separated July 12, 1924.
  • 18 Oct 1924 Judgment for divorce was awarded Ethel M. Carter against Elzie L. Carter in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan and the court ordered the defendant to pay the plaintiff $10 a week support. The custody of their children was awarded the plaintiff. They were married in February, 1914, and separated May 5.
  • 19 Oct 1924 Failure to mend his clothing is given as one reason why Leo L. Blair, 1333 Erie street, should be given a divorce from his wife, Cecelia Blair, in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. Blair says his wife nagged at him constantly because of his earning capacity. The parties were married December 28, 1919, and separated this month.
  • 19 Oct 1924 Angeline Ledbetter, in a suit for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday against Virgil Ledbetter, says that her husband falsely accused her of associating with other men, that he failed to provide clothing for her and that he cursed and struck her. The parties were married April 26, 1924 ,and separated October 18, 1924.
  • 19 Oct 1924 Another view of short marital bliss was gained when Lawrence E. Blue, 2317 Smith street, filed suit for divorce in the superior court yesterday against Ferol J. Blue. They were married on August 11, 1924, and separated on October 16. Blue charges his wife with having an ungovernable temper and states in his complaint that she would leave her home for three and four days at a time. He also says that she refused to cook his meals for him.
  • 18 Oct 1924 Florence Rohrbaugh, in a complaint for divorce filed against Calvin Rohrbaugh in the superior court, states that her husband falsely accused her of immorality and called her "vile" names. She asks for $50 attorney fees. They were married November 15, 1923, and separated October 15.
  • 18 Oct 1924 Charging that her husband beat her, Anna O'Brien filed suit for divorce in the superior court yesterday against Charles O'Brien. The plaintiff lives at 1195 Cass street. She asks for $15 a week support and $50 attorney fees. The parties were married May 30, 1918 and separated July 1924.
  • 21 Oct 1924 Theodore Walda, living at 203 Second street, charges that his wife, Vinnie Walda has caused his children to be estranged from him in a suit for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. He states that throughout their entire married life of 26 years she has found fault with him. They were married in June, 1898 and separated this month.
  • 21 Oct 1924 After Ethel M. Roberts changed her petition for limited separation from her husband, John A. Roberts, to a petition for divorce, Judge Ryan in the superior court granted the divorce on the grounds of failure to provide and cruel treatment. She charged that her husband had boasted of marrying other women. The parties were married in July, 1921, and separated in March 1924. In addition to the decree for divorce, the Judge ordered that Mr. Roberts pay his wife $30 a month for the support of their children, whose custody was awarded to the mother.
  • 21 Oct 1924 After living together for 30 years, Ella Harshman was granted a divorce in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan from John Harshman on the grounds of failure to provide and that the defendant struck her. The court decreed that Mrs. Harshman was the owner of their household goods.
  • 21 Oct 1924 On the grounds that her husband beat her and drank continuously, Leota Whiteside was granted a divorce from Edgar Whiteside in the superior court yesterday. The former name of the plaintiff, Leota Bradshaw, was restored to her.
  • 21 Oct 1924 Several petitions for divorce were dismissed by Judge Ryan in the superior court yesterday. The cases dismissed are: Katherine Peck against Harley Peck; Carrie Clark against George C. Clark; Lorine Wilson against Raymond G. Wilson; Earle Schane against Velma Schane; Zola A. Johnson against Russell L. Johnson; Mattie Heltzel against Sylvanus Heltzel; Hazel Uhrick against Vern Uhrick; Frank Moorman against Bell J. Moorman; Bessie Walker against Lawrence Walker; Irene Rhodes against Elmer Rhodes; Helen Chambers against Kenneth Chambers; Theodore Koorsen against Henry Koorsen; Russell L. Johnson against Zola A. Johnson; Winnie Byall against Newell Byall; George Barrone against Grace Barrone; Jeanette Walda against Wilbur Walda; George Mills against Eva May Mills; Marion E. Burger against Ida J. Burger; Florence Hartung against David Hartung.
  • 22 Oct 1924 Roscoe O. Langston charges that his brother, Otto Langston, stole the affections of the former's wife, Margaret Langston, in a cross complaint for a divorce filed yesterday afternoon in superior court. Langston alleges that his brother took Mrs. Langston to the lakes and went joyriding with her. The couple married in 1920 and separated in 1924.
  • 22 Oct 1924 Effie Trick was granted a limited separation of one year from George Trick, real estate man, by Judge Ryan in superior court. Mrs. Trick said her husband was guilty of associating with another woman. The defendant was ordered to pay $10 a week for the support of his wife.
  • 22 Oct 1924 Rhoda Jensen was granted a divorce from William Jensen charging that the defendant struck and beat her. The plaintiff was given custody of two minor children and her husband was ordered to pay her $10 a week for their support.
  • 22 Oct 1924 The divorce cases of Cora Engleman against Orus Engleman and Ethel Smethers against Thomas J. Smethers were dismissed in superior court.
  • 24 Oct 1924 When Murray W. Price told his wife, Josephine Price, that he did not love her any more, she believed him and filed suit for divorce in the superior court yesterday. Mrs. Price said that her husband was irritable with her and made life so miserable for her that she could not live with him longer. She asked the court to give her custody of their two children. Mrs. Price lives at 1523 North Anthony boulevard. They were married January 22, 1918, and separated Tuesday.
  • 24 Oct 1924 Dasie E. Shaw left her husband, Walter S. Shaw, last August 13 and since that day he has not heard from her, according to a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday by Mr. Shaw. Shaw charges that his wife associated with other men. He asks the custody of their three children. They were married May 22, 1914 and separated August 18.
  • 24 Oct 1924 Because his wife treated him with contempt, found fault with him and declared that she no longer had any affection for him, Phillip E. Todd filed suit in the superior court yesterday for divorce from Cora Todd. The parties were married November 24, 1923, and separated May 25, 1924.
  • 24 Oct 1924 On the ground that her husband, John Asies, associated with other women, Mary Asies, his wife was granted a decree of divorce in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan. The court restored Mrs. Asies's maiden name, Mary Dunlap. The parties were married July 31, 1917 and separated July 8, 1924.
  • 24 Oct 1924 Preston Ake was granted a decree of divorce from Vera Ake in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on the grounds of cruel treatment. The custody of their children was awarded to the defendant and the plaintiff was ordered to pay $12 a week for their support to the defendant. They were married in 1913 and separated in August 1924.
  • 24 Oct 1924 Judge Ryan yesterday dismissed six cases either on the motions of the plaintiff or for want of prosecution. Those dismissed are; Alice Stierwalt against Donald Stierwalt, divorce; Adeline Baumgartner against Edwin Baumgartner, separation; Elmer D. Ritter against Eva H. Ritter, divorce; Bessie P. Koch against Ernest Koch, divorce; Jacob Emerick against Fannie Emerick, divorce; Thomas H. Fales against Laura N. Fales, divorce.
  • 25 Oct 1924 Mrs. Bytha Mowrey, 2503 Wayne Trace, asks for $1,000 alimony and $15 a week support from her husband, Alfred Mowrey in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. In her complaint, Mrs. Mowrey stated that her husband had made indecent remarks to her and had made it impossible for her to live with him. She asks for the custody of their two children. A restraining order to prevent Mr. Mowrey from disposing of any of his property was granted by the court. They were married March 29, 1900, and separated October 2, 1924.
  • 25 Oct 1924 That she was falsely accused of infidelity by her husband, Ray F. Hausbach, is the grounds on which Mrs. Elva B. Hausbach, 2217 West Main street seeks a divorce in a complaint filed in the superior court yesterday. She stated that Hausbach had threatened her with bodily injury. Mrs. Hausbach asks for the custody of their child. They were married April 29, 1909 and separated April 24, 1924.
  • 25 Oct 1924 Charging his wife with improper relations with Harry Coombs, in whose company he alleges to have seen her, Stephen B. Chandler filed suit for divorce from Ruth Chandler in the superior court yesterday. Chandler stated in his complaint that his wife had repeatedly told him that she did not care for him and refused to take care of their home. The custody of their four children is sought by the plaintiff. They were married November 6, 1915, and separated October 24.
  • 25 Oct 1924 Florence Stanton was granted a decree of divorce from Rowland Stanton in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on the grounds of failure to provide. The custody of their child was awarded the plaintiff. Mrs. Stanton informed the court that she did not know where her husband was. They were married September 29, 1920, and separated January 2, 1924.
  • 25 Oct 1924 Decree of divorce was awarded Corrine Toby from Raymond J. Toby in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on the grounds of failure to provide. The former name of the plaintiff, Corrine Bescot was restored to her by the court. They were married March 13, 1923 and separated last May.
  • 25 Oct 1924 The case of Edna Davis against Louis Davis for divorce in the superior court was continued by Judge Ryan for further evidence yesterday. The case went to trial yesterday.
  • 25 Oct 1924 Approximately half of the divorce cases which has been set for trial for yesterday in the superior court have been dismissed by Judge Ryan within the last few days. About 150 cases had been set for trial yesterday. Many of them were dismissed for want of prosecution, while others were dismissed on the motions of the plaintiffs. Those dismissed yesterday are: Clady Murphy against Lewis Murphy; Myrtle Murphy against Rufus Murphy; Lyttleton J. Scott against Amy H. Scott; Lenora Hart against Ray Hart; Hazel Boseker against Edwin J. Boseket; Lydia J. Hatton against Delbert J. Hatton; Harry Sherwood against Isabel Sherwood; Brilliant B. Weiss against Fred A. Weiss; Emily Nelson against John L. Nelson; Hilda N. Prim against Ernest Prim; Blanche E. Brown against Harvey F. Brown; Gussie S. Brown against Dallas A. Brown; Lillian Michaels against Clarence Michaels; Arthur F. Craig against Goldie Craig; Mae L. Adams against Luther C. Adams; Jeanette Tracy against William Tracy; Bessie P. Koch against Ernest Koch; Thomas Henry Fales against Laure N. Fales; Pearl M. Axon against George W. Axon; John A. Wilson against Flossie M. Wilson; Helen Killen against George Killen; Catherine Schaefer against Joseph Schaefer; Opal Crothers against Carl Crothers; and Stella Dunn against John Dunn.
  • 26 Oct 1924 Because his wife, Ruth Smith, refused to live with him longer, Dewey Smith filed suit for divorce in the superior court yesterday. The custody of their child is asked by the plaintiff. Mr. Smith lives on the Beuter road in Wayne township. They were married January 13, 1919, and separated in May 1924.
  • 26 Oct 1924 Viola Drewery, in a complaint for divorce filed against Rancey Drewery in the superior court yesterday, alleges that her husband abused her for more than a month because she refused to allow him to have moonshine in their home. She states that Drewey came home drunk every day for a month. They were married June 23, 1921, and separated yesterday. She asks for $50 attorney's fees and support money.
  • 28 Oct 1924 Mrs. Dorothy R. Tucker was granted a divorce from Lawrence L. Tucker in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan when she testified that Tucker became angry at her because she played the organ at the church. Mrs. Tucker told the court that her husband accused her of going to church merely to see "the boys in the choir." In addition to that she claims that Tucker slapped her. They were married September 7, 1922, and separated in March. The maiden name of the plaintiff, Dorothy R. Schey was restored by the court.
  • 28 Oct 1924 Arlene Rano was granted a divorce from Samuel Rano in the superior court yesterday on the grounds of abandonment. The custody of their child was awarded the plaintiff. They were married September 6, 1918, and separated April 30, 1920.
  • 28 Oct 1924 After living together for 10 years, Charles Platt told Judge Ryan in the superior court yesterday that his wife, Mattie Platt left him for another man in September, 1922. The court granted Platt a divorce.
  • 28 Oct 1924 On the grounds that her husband, Charles A. Oliver, falsely accused her of intimacy with strange men, cursed her, threatened her life and refused to give her any "spending money," Nellie Oliver of new Huntertown filed suit for divorce in the superior court yesterday. The parties were married November 17, 1916, and separated yesterday.
  • 28 Oct 1924 Ben Brown, in a cross-complaint for divorce filed against his wife, Minda Brown in the superior court yesterday, charges that his wife continually nagged at him, that she used profane language and falsely accused him of running around with other women.
  • 28 Oct 1924 The divorce suit of Maude M. Arnett against Clifford Arnett was dismissed in superior court yesterday.
  • 29 Oct 1924 Lizzie Burns, mother of nine children said her husband James Burns beat her and threatened to kill her. The couple was married in 1901. The plaintiff lives at 1928 Alliger street.
  • 29 Oct 1924 Ruth Dwight asked a divorce from Bernard L. Dwight urging cruel and inhuman treatment. The plaintiff asks the custody of a child.
  • 29 Oct 1924 Sadie Patty, 2102 Strathmore street charged that Harvey Patty struck and beat her. She asks a divorce.
  • 29 Oct 1924 Florence Pyeritz, 1201 Boone street, charged that her husband, Theodore Norman Pyeritz is keeping company with another woman.
  • 29 Oct 1924 Revenie Kaylor, 605 Madison street alleged that Cecil Kaylor falsely accused her of infidelity. She asks a divorce.
  • 30 Oct 1924 Relia C. Greene, in a suit for divorce filed against Claude Z. Greene in the superior court yesterday, charges her husband with taking week-end trips to the lakes with a "Mrs. Loney." She also charges her husband with failure to provide and asks that the court make an order for $15 a week for her support. They were married January 24, 1921 and separated October 29, 1924.
  • 30 Oct 1924 After less than two months of married life, John T. Whitten, in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday against Frances Whitten, charges that his wife associated with other men. He states in his complaint the Mrs. Whitten now resides in Wisconsin. They were married in March, 1923 and separated in May 1923.
  • 30 Oct 1924 Cruel treatment is the ground on which Maude M. Steger seeks a divorce from Theodore C. Steger in the superior court. They were married January 19, 1919 and separated October 20, 1922.
  • 30 Oct 1924 The divorce suit of Ellen Welling against George Welling was dismissed in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan.
  • 30 Oct 1924 Judge Ryan in the superior court yesterday dismissed the divorce case of Irene Carter against George Carter.
  • 31 Oct 1924 Demanding $2,000 alimony, $1,000 from the estate of Paura A.Pierce, deceased, $100 for her attorney fees and $20 a week for her support, Marguerite Wiltshire filed suit for divorce in the superior court yesterday against LaSalle Wiltshire. Mrs. Wiltshire states that her husband failed to provide for her and charges him with abandonment. They were married November 11, 1923 and separated October 12, 1924.
  • 31 Oct 1924 In a cross-complaint filed by Cecelia Blair against Leo L. Blair, who a short time ago filed suit for divorce in the superior court, the cross-complaint charges that her husband struck her on several occasions without provocation, that he left her without providing for her. She asks for $10 a week support and $50 attorney fees.

  • 01 Nov 1924 George Crance, defendant to a suit for divorce filed against him in the superior court by Genevieve Crance several weeks ago, filed a cross-complaint yesterday charging that his wife refused to live with him and that she returned to her home just eight days after their marriage. In her complaint, Mrs. Crance charges that her husband told her "to pack her things and get out" and that he called her "vile names." They were married on August 22 and separated on August 30.
  • 01 Nov 1924 Edna Davis was yesterday granted a decree for divorce from Louis Davis by Judge Ryan in the superior court on the grounds of failure to provide. She told the court that Davis beat her. They were married June 6, 1920, and separated March 24, last.
  • 01 Nov 1924 Garnet Teagarden, in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday against William Teagarden, charges that her husband struck her. She asks for the custody of their three children. They were married February 13, 1918, and separated yesterday.
  • 01 Nov 1924 Stanley Thompson charges his wife, Hazel B. Thompson, 1240 Hugh street, with constantly nagging at him in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. The custody of an adopted daughter, Roberta, is asked by the plaintiff. The parties were married April 21, 2010 and separated last month.
  • 01 Nov 1924 Olive Moody filed suit for divorce from Ernest G. Moody in the superior court yesterday on the grounds of cruel treatment.
  • 02 Nov 1924 Samuel C. Johnson, 529 Lasselle street, filed suit for divorce from Victorina Johnson in superior court yesterday on the grounds that his wife constantly "annoyed, harassed and nagged at him." Johnson stated that his wife was dissatisfied with his earning capacity and that she found fault with him because he did not earn more money. They were married in August 1920 and separated in October, 1924.
  • 02 Nov 1924 Judge Ryan took the case of Mrs. Lillie M. Adams against Luther Adams for limited separation under advisement yesterday after hearing the evidence in the case. Adams has filed a cross-complaint asking absolute divorce. The evidence showed that the parties had been married 26 years and that they have been separated several times. They separated in July the last time.
  • 04 Nov 1924 Grace Bleich, in a complaint for divorce filed yesterday against Arthur Bleich, charges that the defendant constantly nagged at her and cursed her. She asks that the court five her $15 a week support and that an order for $50 for her attorney be made against the defendant. They married March, 1921 and separated in October, 1924.
  • 04 Nov 1924 Georgia Holzwarth was granted a divorce from Delbert Holzwarth on the grounds of failure to provide and that the defendant falsely accused the plaintiff of associating with other men. The former name of the plaintiff, Georgia Parker, was restored by the court. They were married August 21, 1923.
  • 04 Nov 1924 On the grounds that the defendant associated with other women and that he abandoned the plaintiff, Judge Ryan yesterday granted Waine Gordon a decree of divorce from Joseph M. Gorden. The custody of their child was awarded the plaintiff. The court ordered Gordon to pay the plaintiff $10 a week support.
  • 04 Nov 1924 Mary Roos was granted a decree for divorce from George Roos on the grounds of abandonment and failure to provide. The custody of their child was awarded the plaintiff and an order was made against the defendant for $7 a week for the support of the child. They were married August 22, 1923 and separated March 21, 1924.
  • 04 Nov 1924 Judge Ryan dismissed the suit for divorce of Jacob Hamline against Dora Hamline and Arnold Schultz against Hildegarde Schultz yesterday in superior court.
  • 05 Nov 1924 Five thousand dollars alimony is sought by Mrs. Minnie Stellhorn from Charles Stellhorn in the superior court in a suit for divorce. Mrs. Stellhorn charges her husband with habitual drunkenness and asks the court to grant a restraining order preventing him from visiting her home, 815 Huestis avenue. In addition to the alimony she asks for $15 a week support and $50 for her attorney fees. They were married May 7, 1902 and separated Monday.
  • 05 Nov 1924 On the grounds that her husband has deserted her several time and that she has been forced to work during their married life, Mrs. Hannah Boals asks for divorce from Harvey Boals in a complaint filed in the superior court yesterday. She asks $2,000 alimony, $10 a week support and $50 for her attorney fees. They were married in December 1922, and separated September 1, 1924.
  • 05 Nov 1924 Charging that her husband struck her and beat her and falsely accused her of associating with other men, Mrs. Nettie McPherson, after two years of married life filed suit for divorce from George W. McPherson in the superior court yesterday. Mrs. McPherson charged that her husband left her Monday. She stated in her complaint that they were married September 21, 1922.
  • 06 Nov 1924 Alleging that her husband, Ralph L. Fox abandoned her and their child, Mrs. Elsie Fox, 1214 Oakland street, yesterday filed a suit for divorce. The complaint also charges that the defendant has been associating with other women.
  • 06 Nov 1924 Herbert E. Poe is the defendant in an action filed by Mrs. Leora E. Poe, 2540 Reed street. She charges that her husband has cursed and abused her, and that recently it was necessary for her to call the police and have him placed in jail. She also says that he has associated with other women.
  • 07 Nov 1924 Charlotte Smith, 1335 Hayden street, asked a divorce from James Smith, charging that he has been guilty of associating with Ruth Nixon. The couple was married October 27, 1922, and separated a few days ago.
  • 07 Nov 1924 Billie E Adams filed suit for a divorce from Elmer N. Adams, after dismissing a suit which she had previously filed. The plaintiff said that she went back to live with her husband after the first suit was filed, because he promised to be good to her. She said he did not treat her any better than he did the first time, so she decided to part with him for good.
  • 07 Nov 1924 Ruth B. Bell seeks a divorce from Loyal D. Bell, who lives at Parkersburg, W. Va. She alleges that her husband seldom works and that he is in the habit of getting drunk. She wants her maiden name of Ruth Boyar restored.
  • 07 Nov 1924 Jacob Allen, 1010 Broadway filed suit for a divorce from Myrtle Allen, alleging that she used narcotics and that she nagged him and was cruel to him. The couple have not lived together since 1916, they were married in 1909.
  • 07 Nov 1924 Mattie Heltzel, 4403 Warsaw street asked a divorce from Sylvanus Heltzel alleging that her husband beat her until she was black and blue.
  • 07 Nov 1924 Farol Jenkins Blue filed a cross-complaint for a divorce from Lawrence E. Blue, asking that she be awarded $2,000 alimony and that her maiden name of Farol Jenkins be restored.
  • 08 Nov 1924 Alleging that his wife, Edith Gallapoo confessed immoral relations with other men, Frank A. Gallapoo filed suit for divorce against her in the circuit court yesterday. He charges that his wife refused to cook his meals and nagged and cursed him constantly. They were married August 9, 1922 and separated November 3, 1924.
  • 08 Nov 1924 Maud L. Chancy filed suit for divorce from Carl W. Chaney in the superior court yesterday on the grounds that the defendant failed to provide her with a home and that he associated with immoral women. She resides at 208 Melita street, and asks the court to grant her support money during the pendency of the divorce petition. They were married June 2, 1924 and separated November 1.
  • 08 Nov 1924 Adaline Snyder was granted a decree for divorce from Glen Snyder in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on the grounds of abandonment.
  • 09 Nov 1924 Charging that his wife, Nancy J. Cleveland has sworn at him for 16 years and had repeatedly told him that she preferred other men to him, John B. Cleveland, 1151 Monroe street filed suit for divorce in the superior court yesterday. Mr. Cleveland stated that his wife had often told him that she hated him. He charged her with associating with other men. They were married April, 1902 and separated November 3, 1924.
  • 09 Nov 1924 Because her husband treated her with "systematic indifference" and found fault with her continually, Daisy Klinger filed suit for divorce against Karl Klinger in the superior court yesterday. She asks for the custody of their two children and $20 a week for their support. They were married October 15, 1914 and separated November 1, 1924.
  • 09 Nov 1924 Loretta Gledhill, in a complaint for divorce filed against Joseph Gledhill in the superior court yesterday, claims that her husband failed to provide for her and that he constantly nagged at her. She asks for the custody of their only child and $12 a week support. They were married January 7, 1920 and separated in October 1924.
  • 09 Nov 1924 On the grounds of failure to provide, Judge Ryan yesterday granted Helen Swank a decree of divorce from Stanton Swank. The maiden name of the plaintiff, Helen Jones was restored by the court. They were married in March 1923 and separated in August 1924.
  • 09 Nov 1924 Clara Harries was granted a decree of divorce from Fred Harris in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan and the maiden name of the plaintiff, Clara Danmeyer was restored by the court. The defendant won a judgment against the parents of the plaintiff for alienation of his wife's affections a short time ago.
  • 09 Nov 1924 After finding for the defendant in the case of Charles W. McComas against Nancy L. McComas for divorce, Judge Ryan dismissed the suit at the plaintiff's cost.
  • 11 Nov 1924 Bertha A. Springer testified that her husband refused to work to provide for her in superior court yesterday at the hearing of her complaint for divorce from John Springer. Judge Ryan granted her a decree and restored her former name, Bertha A. Lindsay. The parties were married March 27, 1923 and separated in May 1924.
  • 11 Nov 1924 On the grounds that her husband struck her and cursed her, Elizabeth Mercher was granted a decree from William Mercher in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan. The former name of the plaintiff, Elizabeth Johnson was restored by the court. The parties were married April 17, 1923 and separated in November 1923.
  • 11 Nov 1924 Elizabeth K. Peters was granted a divorce from Frederick C. Peters in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on a cross-complaint, and was granted the custody of their only child.
  • 11 Nov 1924 William Hobbs and his wife were granted the custody of Betty Hobbs, daughter of Ralph E. Hobbs and Edna Hobbs, divorced by Judge Ryan in the superior court yesterday. The court ordered Ralph Hobbs to pay William Hobbs $5 a week for the support of the child.
  • 11 Nov 1924 Daisy Williams, colored was granted a divorce from James Williams, colored in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on grounds of failure to provide.
  • 13 Nov 1924 Although married less than 10 months, Mrs. Marguerite V. Spangle filed a complaint for divorce in the superior court yesterday alleging that her husband, Albert L. Spangle had posed as a single man for months and that he had associated with other women almost continuously since their marriage. The parties were married January 16 and separated November 12. They resided at 425 Montgomery street.
  • 13 Nov 1924 Newell Byall charges his wife, Winnie Byall with refusing to cook their meals and to do the house work, in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. They were married June 26, 1910 and separated recently. They resided at 1730 Richardson street.
  • 13 Nov 1924 Because his wife placed their young daughter in the care of friends and strangers while she would be absent from home, William I. Hill filed suit for divorce from Mildred Hill in the superior court yesterday. He charges his wife with associating with men and women of bad character and asks for the custody of their child. They resided at 424 East Pontiac street. They were married November 30, 1918 and separated November 11, 1924.
  • 13 Nov 1924 Lela B. Hutchinson filed suit for divorce from True V. Hutchinson in the superior court yesterday. She asks $5,000 alimony.
  • 13 Nov 1924 Pansy J. Hetz was granted a divorce from Lester B. Hetz in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on a cross-complaint. Mrs. Hetz testified that her husband had associated with other women and had lived with another woman. They were married February 13, 1924 and separated August 7.
  • 13 Nov 1924 William D. Marshall testified that his wife, Lillian B. Marshall stayed out all night and came in intoxicated in the trial of his complaint for a divorce in the superior court yesterday. Judge Ryan granted the divorce. The parties were married July 4, 1922 and separated August 5, 1924.
  • 13 Nov 1924 A cross-complaint charging that the plaintiff was guilty of infidelity and constantly found fault and quarreled with the defendant, was filed yesterday by Frank Boomer against Ella Boomer, who is suing him for divorce in the superior court.
  • 14 Nov 1924 Mrs. Josephine Lambert, in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday against Russell Lambert, charges her husband with failure to provide. She states that he falsely accused her of associating with other men and asks for the custody of their two children. She asks $10 a week support during the pendency of the suit and $50 for her attorney's fees. They were married February, 1918 and separated November 9, 1924.
  • 14 Nov 1924 Five years' separation from her husband, Frank Edsall is asked by Mrs. Marion Edsall in a complaint filed in the superior court yesterday. She charges that her husband choked her and threatened to take her life and that because of his treatment of her she left him several times to return on his promises of better treatment. The custody of their two children is sought by the plaintiff. She asks for $15 a week support and $25 for attorney fees. They were married April 21, 1917 and separated November 10, 1924,
  • 14 Nov 1924 Roscoe Seymour was granted a divorce from Gertrude Seymour in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on a cross-complaint. Seymour testified that his wife refused to live with him, leaving him less than two months after they were married on June 14, 1924. He accused her of associating with other men. The court restored the maiden name of Mrs. Seymour, Gertrude Mertz.
  • 14 Nov 1924 After testifying that she had been knocked unconscious and had been forced to work to provide for herself during her married life, Florence Armstrong was granted a divorce from Earl Armstrong in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan. The maiden name of the plaintiff, Florence Lambert was restored by the court. They were married December 1922 annd separated January 24, 1924.
  • 15 Nov 1924 Charging that Mrs. Viola Reed, 439 West Main street won the affections of her husband, Charles W. McComas, a machinist at the International Harvester company, by entertaining him at her home, taking him to shows and restaurants, Mrs. Nancy McComas filed suit in the superior court against Mrs. Reed yesterday asking $3,000 damages for the loss of her husband's love. Mrs. Comas resides at 536 Montgomery street. Mrs. McComas charges that Mrs. Reed began bestowing affections on her husband in 1922, and that through constant exercise of various artifices so thoroughly enamored her husband that he left home in August, 1924. At that time, Mrs. McComas says her husband told her he no longer cared for her and immediately following, on August 23, instituted divorce Proceedings against her in superior court. Mrs. Reed is accused by Mrs. McComas of encouraging Mr. McComas to come to her home and on one occasion of inducing him to stay an entire night. While Mr. McComas was sick in the hospital, his wife says Mrs. Reed took him candy and cigarettes and in other ways sought to win his favor. Mr. and Mrs. McComas were married May 14, 1898, and have a family of 10 children, some of whom are of age. She says that until Mrs. Reed came into the life of her husband in 1922, they had lived happily together.
  • 15 Nov 1924 Goldie Porter was granted a decree for divorce from Floyd Porter in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan when she testified that the defendant has left her within a year after their marriage. She has been forced to provide for herself since their separation, she told the court. They were married January 25, 1922 and separated December 5, 1922. The custody of their child was awarded the mother.
  • 15 Nov 1924 Della M. Steele filed suit for divorce from Francis A. Steele in the superior court yesterday. She asks for the divorce on the grounds that she was force to provide for herself after the defendant abandoned her in August 1919. They were married July 17, 1918.
  • 16 Nov 1924 Hazel Ellis was awarded a decree against Robert Ellis on the grounds of abandonment and failure to provide. The custody of their child was awarded Mrs. Ellis. They were married in September, 1921 and separated last August.
  • 16 Nov 1924 Evalyn Schnitz was granted a decree for divorce from Earl Schnitz on the grounds of failure to provide. The maiden name of the plaintiff, Evalyn Evans was restored by the court. They were married September 20, 1919 and separated in 1920.
  • 16 Nov 1924 Desertion and failure to provide were the grounds on which Foral L. Nonamaker secured a divorce from Harold L. Nonamaker. They were married December 1, 1915.
  • 16 Nov 1924 Rilla Buhr filed suit for divorce from Charles F. Buhr charging that her husband cursed her and threw chairs about their home in fits of anger. They were married September 1, 1923 and separated November 11. 1924.
  • 18 Nov 1924 Mrs. Ethel M. Lambert was granted a divorce from Floyd Lambert in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on the grounds of abandonment and failure to provide. Mrs. Lambert told the court that her husband left her six years ago and that since that time she has been force to provide for herself. They were married January 29, 1912. Her former name, Ethel McCandles was restored by the court.
  • 18 Nov 1924 Paul D. Gorrell, of Waynedale filed suit for divorce from his wife, Viva Gorrell charging her with having an ungovernable temper. They were married in December 1922 and separated November 5, 1924.
  • 19 Nov 1924 Mrs. Nora Roser, 505 West DeWald street filed suit for a divorce from Claude Roser, alleging that he struck and beat her and told her to get out as he no longer loved her. The couple married in 1920 and separated in 1924.
  • 19 Nov 1924 Mrs. Wilma M. Pence, 1208 Huestis avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Gail D. Pence. She also asks $1,000 alimony and the restoration of her maiden name, Wilma M. Bloomberg. The plaintiff claims that on November 10 her husband choked her and threw her on the floor.
  • 19 Nov 1924 Mrs. Elizabeth Gorham was granted a divorce from Wakerman Gorham in Judge Ryan's court. The couple married 27 years ago and separated 13 years ago.
  • 20 Nov 1924 Mrs. Clara Staup was awarded a divorce from Lansing H. Staup in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on the grounds that he called her vile names, knocked her down and frequently came home intoxicated. The maiden name of the plaintiff, Clara Hamm was restored. A cross-complaint was dismissed by Judge Ryan on motion of the defendant. The parties were married December 6, 1918 and separated in September.
  • 20 Nov 1924 On the grounds that she was forced to earn her own living, Mrs. May Dempsey was granted a divorce from Lucius Dempsey in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan. Mrs. Dempsey charged her husband with failure to provide and declared that he falsely accused her of associating with other men. They were married August 27, 1921 and separated in Jun 1924. The former name of the plaintiff, May Lee was restored.
  • 20 Nov 1924 Mary Goins, colored was granted a divorce from William Goins, colored in superior court by Judge Ryan. The custody of their child was awarded the plaintiff.
  • 20 Nov 1924 William Wiltschek filed suit for divorce from his wife Evelyn Wiltschek in the superior court yesterday, charging her with associating with other men. They were married January 6, 1924 and separated August 15, 1924.
  • 20 Nov 1924 Jacob A. Cupp filed suit for divorce from Jenett Cupp in the superior court yesterday on the ground of cruel treatment, charging that his wife brought her relatives to their home to live with them. He also charged that she cursed him and refused to cook his meals for him.
  • 21 Nov 1924 Mrs. Estella E. Miller, 1425 Franklin avenue asks $5,000 alimony and divorce from Howard J. Miller in a complaint filed in the superior court yesterday. She says that Mr. Miller has been guilty of cruel treatment in that he remained away from home and sought the company of other women when she wanted him at home. They were married March 22, 1920 and separated Jun 10, 1922.
  • 21 Nov 1924 Mrs. Louise D. Schoppman, 1123 McCulloch street asks for $25,000 alimony and divorce from Louis H. Schoppman, plumber in a complaint filed in the superior court yesterday. She charges that her husband falsely accused her of associating with other men and that he struck and beat her. She also charged that Mr. Schoppman associated with other women. They were married 21 years ago.
  • 21 Nov 1924 Stating that she has been dependent on her relatives for support, Mrs. Gertrude Pence filed suit for divorce from Walburn Pence in the superior court yesterday. She claims that Pence refused to provide a home for her and asks that the court order him to pay her $10 a week support and $50 for her attorney fees. They were married September 6, 1924 and separated this month. They reside at 702 East Washington boulevard.
  • 22 Nov 1924 George Collier of St. Joseph's township filed suit for divorce from his wife, Ruby Collier in superior court yesterday on the grounds that she left him with his two children in October, 1923 after telling him that she "had a man in Michigan who thought more of her than he did." Mr. Collier states that his wife has not so-much as inquired about their children since she left. At the present the children are being cared for by the paternal grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. J. M. Collier, at Dansville, Mich. Charges are made against Mrs. Collier in the complaint that she cursed and swore at her husband and that she called him indecent names before their children. They were married August 6, 1915 and separated in October 1923.
  • 23 Nov 1924 Because her husband boasted to her about his associations with other women, Mrs. Zella Slade yester filed suit for divorce from John Slade in the superior court. She charges in her complaint that Shade urged her to get a divorce and that he called her names. They were married June 23, 1921 and separated May 3, 1924.
  • 23 Nov 1924 Dissatisfied with her husband's earning capacity, Mrs. Irene J. Hale left Kenneth W. C. Hale last month after living with him since May 31 last. Such is the statement made by Mr. Halo in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. He says that his wife constantly complained because he did not earn more money and finally refused to live with him, although he begged her to remain. They were married May 31, 1924.
  • 23 Nov 1924 A marriage of short duration is recorded in the case of Mrs. Helen Bovine and Arthur Boveine, the former of whom sued her husband for divorce in the superior court yesterday on the grounds that he constantly quarreled with her and called her name. They were married May 5, 1924 and separated November 10. Their home was located at 940 Cottage avenue.
  • 23 Nov 1924 Mrs. Thelma Swan was granted a decree of divorce from George W. Swan in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan, when Mrs. Swan testified that her husband gambled and had failed to provide for her. They were married April 23, 1900 and separated last April.
  • 23 Nov 1924 Ephraim Reader testified in the superior court yesterday that his wife, Edna M. Reader associated with other men and that she had left him last March 12. The court granted the husband a divorce. They were married February 5, 1923.
  • 25 Nov 1924 After living with his wife for 25 years, Abraham L. Lopshire declared that he couldn't stand it any longer and was granted a divorce from her by Judge Ryan in the superior court yesterday afternoon on the grounds of cruel treatment. Lopshire testified that his wife had nagged at him when she did talk to him and then would refuse to speak to him for as long as a month at a time. The defendant Clara Lopshire, was awarded $600 alimony. They were married in 1883 and separated more than a year ago.
  • 25 Nov 1924 Habitual intoxication and failure to provide are the grounds on which Elfrieda Eyett secured a divorce from Edward Eyett. She was granted the custody of their child and an order for $6 a week for its support was made against the defendant by the court.
  • 25 Nov 1924 Frieda Gay told Judge Ryan yesterday at the hearing of her complaint for divorce from Guy Gay that her husband had bought her nothing during the time they were married. The divorce was granted and the court restored the maiden name of the plaintiff, Frieda Manthe. An order for the defendant to pay $15 to the plaintiff's attorney was made. They were married August 18, 1921 and separated September 24, 1924.
  • 25 Nov 1924 James C. Brey was granted a divorce from Josephine Brey when the plaintiff testified that his wife had not lived with him for more the three years.
  • 25 Nov 1924 On the grounds that her husband associated with other men and was guilty of habitual intoxication, Ida Harshbarger was granted a divorce from Arthur Harshbarger. They were married 20 years according to the testimony.
  • 25 Nov 1924 Association with other men was the grounds on which Fred Marty was granted a decree for divorce from his wife, Margaret Marty. They were married July 31, 1923 and separated April 9, 1924.
  • 25 Nov 1924 Ida Rastetter was granted a divorce from Erwin W. Rastetter on the grounds of failure to provide. The custody of their child was awarded the plaintiff together with $800 alimony. They were married in 1915 and separated two years ago.
  • 25 Nov 1924 Amy Hart filed suit for divorce from Walter Hart charging that she was forced to provide for herself. She asks for the custody of their two children. They were married October 15, 1914 and separated this month.
  • 25 Nov 1924 Garnette Griffiths filed suit for divorce from Frederick E. Griffiths charging that her husband had an "incompatible disposition." She resides at 1121 Jefferson street East. They were married April 16, 1923 and separated April 24 last.
  • 26 Nov 1924 Because his wife ridiculed him in the presence of friends, James A. Mahon filed suit for divorce from Mrs. Ethel M. Mahon in the superior court yesterday. He charges that she deserted him on July 31, 1923, and since that time has not lived with him. He also alleges that she refused to take care of their home and that his wife now lives in Iowa. They were married April 7, 1917.
  • 26 Nov 1924 W. Howard Rodenbeck, a structural engineer, residing at 307 Dalman street in a complaint for divorce from Mrs. Eula Rodenbeck in the superior court, charges that his wife would become angry and throw things about the house and that she constantly nagged at him. They were married April 16, 1922 and separated October 1. 1924. They were separated for about seven weeks in the winter in 1923. Mr. Rodenbeck states in his complaint.
  • 26 Nov 1924 Mrs. Ethel M. Gerrard in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday against Jacob Gerrard, charges that her husband was habitually drunk and that he forced her to work to maintain herself. They have three children and the custody of the children is sought by Mrs. Gerrard. She asks that Mr. Gerrard be ordered to pay $50 for her attorney fees and $10 a week for the support of the children. They were married December 10, 1906 and separated November 24, 1924. Mrs. Gerrard lives at 1324 Horace street.
  • 26 Nov 1924 Mrs. Grace Fagan was granted a decree for divorce from James Fagan in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan. Mr. Fagan is now serving time in the Illinois penitentiary at Joliet. They were married July 4, 1911 and separated July, 1923.
  • 27 Nov 1924 Charging his wife with infidelity, Ben York filed suit against Mrs. Kate York in the superior court yesterday for divorce. He alleges that after he had discovered his wife was untrue to him he paid her carfare back to her parents. His complaint sets out that he does no know where she is at this time. They were married October 4, 1914 and separated June 10, 1919.
  • 27 Nov 1924 Mrs. Anna M. Tucker in a complaint for divorce from Winfield Tucker in the superior court alleges that her husband assaulted her on September 8 last and severely beat her. She charges that he cursed her and accused her falsely of associating with other men. Mrs. Tucker asks for the custody of their four children and $25 a week support. They were married January 9, 1912 and separated November 25, 1924.
  • 27 Nov 1924 Alleging that his wife neglected her home, refused to cook his meals and repair his clothes, Edward Lyman filed suit for divorce from Mrs. Eva Lyman in the superior court yesterday. Lyman also states that his wife left him in June, 1923 and that she returned to him the following June requesting that she be forgiven and be permitted to return. They lived together until October 12 the complaint sets out, when Mrs. Lyman again left, going to Detroit. They were married June 26, 1920.
  • 27 Nov 1924 In a cross-complaint filed yesterday by Lines B. Curtis, a civil engineer to his wife's complaint for divorce, he charges that she frequently bit, scratched and struck him during their four years of married life. They were married August 13, 1920 and separated October 15.
  • 27 Nov 1924 Asking for $5,000 damages, Arnold A. Lee, Jr., 112 West Main street, charged Harold McBeth, a brick mason with alienating his wife's affections and causing her to leave him within the last few weeks, in a complaint filed in the superior court yesterday. Lee charged in the complaint that McBeth induced his wife to leave him. Mrs. Lee took the youngest of four children with her, leaving the other three with Mr. Lee. Mr. Lee says that he and his wife had been perfectly happy until McBeth came into the home and induced his wife to leave. Lee is the proprietor of the Indiana Adjustment bureau.
  • 29 Nov 1924 Mrs. Mollie Link, 627 Osage street, asked a divorce from Charles J. Link in a complaint alleging that he frequently came home intoxicated. She also charged that he possessed a revolver with which he frequently threatened to shoot her.
  • 29 Nov 1924 Charles E. Renier, 417 East Jefferson street, filed suit for a divorce from Mrs. Doris H. Renier alleging that she attended dances with other men and that she told him she no longer loved him. The couple married last January.
  • 29 Nov 1924 Mrs. Elizabeth Allman, 1216 West Jefferson street, sued for a divorce from Thomas G. Allman, to whom she has been married for 20 years. She alleges that her husband refuses to talk to her and that he told her he did not wish to live with her any longer.
  • 29 Nov 1924 Mrs. Viola Edmonson, 389 Chestnut street, sued her husband William Edmonson, a tailor. She alleges that her husband failed to support her. She seeks the custody of two children.
  • 29 Nov 1924 Charles Smith filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Elizabeth Smith, alleging that Mrs. Smith has been guilty of associating with other men.
  • 30 Nov 1924 Declaring that his wife is "cranky and obstinate" and that there is a "total incompatibility of temperaments" between them, Reuben T. Scoles filed suit for divorce from Mrs. Delia Scoles in the superior court yesterday. Mr. Scoles alleges that his wife refused to accompany him to entertainments and that she would not sit with him in the same pew at church. For three weeks before their separation, he says his wife compelled him to eat his meals alone. He asks that an anti-nuptial contract, providing that certain property be turned over to his wife in case of his death before hers be declared forfeited by the "action of the defendant." They were married August 24, 1923 and separated November 26, 1924.
  • 30 Nov 1924 Mrs. Elizabeth Lee filed suit for divorce from Arnold Lee in the superior court yesterday charging her husband with striking her and choking her. "Many times he told her he no longer loved her," the complaint states. They have four children, the oldest of whom is 8 years of age. They were married July 26, 1916 and separated November 18, 1924.

  • 02 Dec 1924 When he objected to his wife going around with other men, she informed him that it was "none of his business." Marion B. Overholt says in a complaint for divorce against his wife, Mrs. Helen M. Overholt filed in the superior court yesterday. Mr. Overholt charges his wife with a statutory offense. They were married last May and separated Sunday, according to the complaint. They have lived at 1727 Runnion avenue.
  • 02 Dec 1924 Mrs. Lucile Hamilton filed suit for divorce from James Hamilton in the superior court yesterday, charging failure to provide. They were married October 11, 1923 and have on child. They separated on November last. Mrs. Hamilton asks that her attorney be paid $50 and that she be given a weekly allowance of $15.
  • 02 Dec 1924 Failure to provide is the charge brought against Louis Lenk in a complaint for divorce filed by his wife, Mrs. Clara Lenk, 2007 Maumee avenue, in the superior court yesterday. She asks the court to restore her maiden name, Clara Christie and to order Mr. Lenk to pay her attorney $50. They were married June 24, 1914 and separated November 30, 1924.
  • 02 Dec 1924 Mrs. Mabel Daw was granted a divorce from Jay L. Daw in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on a cross-complaint in which Mrs. Daw charged her husband with associating with other women. They were married March 29, 1924 and separated August 29.
  • 02 Dec 1924 Mrs. Lulu Phillips was granted a decree of divorce from John Phillips and her maiden name Lulu Nash was restored on the grounds of failure to provide. They were married in 1913 and separated four years ago.
  • 02 Dec 1924 Mrs. Martha Lawrason was granted a decree of divorce on the grounds of failure to provide from Ray Lawrason. They were married November 1, 1918 and separated February 12, 1922.
  • 02 Dec 1924 Mrs. Genevieve Crance was awarded a divorce from George Crance, with whom she lived but 12 weeks on the ground that her husband associated with other women. They were married August 18, 1924.
  • 03 Dec 1924 Mrs. Bessie Berger, 1631 West Main street filed suit for a divorce from Rudolph L. Berger, yesterday alleging that her husband refused to speak to her relatives when they called at the home. She also charged that Berger cursed and struck her and remained away from home until 4 or 5 o'clock in the morning on numerous occasions.
  • 03 Dec 1924 Judge Ryan granted Mrs. Genevieve Crance a divorce from George Crance. The plaintiff claimed that her husband went about with other women. The couple lived together less than 12 weeks.
  • 03 Dec 1924 Henry Mitchell was granted a divorce from Mrs. Olo Mitchell on a charge that his wife nagged and quarreled at him until he is no longer able to live with her.
  • 03 Dec 1924 Judge Ryan refused to grant a divorce to Mrs. Vernotin Fell from Bryan Fell. He told the couple to go home and think the matter over for a week. Fell said if he went back to live with his wife she would have to agree in advance that he was to be the boss. Mrs. Fell charged that her husband thought too much of another girl.
  • 04 Dec 1924 Because her husband refused to furnish her with a home, Mrs. Mae P. Liebig filed suit for divorce from Joseph H. Liebig in the superior court yesterday, according to the complaint. Mrs. Liebig states that she was forced to earn her own room and board and that she was compelled to live in a rooming house during her married life. When her husband become intoxicated, she says, he was abusive. She ask the court to grant her $20 per week support and to order her husband to pay her attorney fees. They were married December 16, 1916 and separated December 1, 1924.
  • 04 Dec 1924 Mrs. Ruth Balser charges in a complaint for divorce filed against her husband, Quilly Baker in the superior court yesterday, that he would stay out late at nights and that he often told her that he did not care for her. She resides at 1413 Division street. They were married October 27, 1919 and separated September 3, 1924.
  • 04 Dec 1924 In a complaint for divorce filed by Frank Pollock against his wife Grace Pollock, in the superior court yesterday, Mr. Pollock says his wife left him on December 1, stating that she no longer cared for him. They were married last April.
  • 05 Dec 1924 Mrs. Della Scoles asks $15,000 alimony from Reuben T. Scoles, a finisher at the Dudlo Manufacturing company, in a cross-complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. The parties separated November 26, last, after 15 months of stormy married life. If the averments of the complaint filed by Mr. Scoles and of the cross-complaint filed by Mrs. Scoles throw any light upon the matter. Mrs. Scoles claims that her husband had long pouty spells and at such times would quarrel and nag at her. On several of such occasions he ordered her not to leave their home under any circumstances, she says. Mr. Scoles in his complaint for divorce filed the latter part of November, declared that his wife would not sit with him in church, that she would not go to entertainments with him and that she would make him east his meals alone. Mr. and Mrs. Scoles entered into an ante-juptial contract, whereby each was to be free to buy and sell property without interference from the other. In case of the demise of Mr. Scoles, Mrs. Scoles, however was to receive a sum of money.
  • 05 Dec 1924 Mrs. Ruth McMannus, after living with her husband for 20 years, filed suit in the superior court yesterday for divorce from George McMannus on the grounds that he frequently beat her and failed to make suitable provision for her clothing. Mrs. McMannus charges that her husband refused to give her any money for clothing during the last 15 months. Mr. Mannus is living at Wallace and Clay streets while the plaintiff resides at 122 Wallace street.
  • 05 Dec 1924 Because his wife associated with other men and stayed out until after midnight without him knowing where she was, John Sadler filed suit for divorce from Mrs. Jessie Sadler in the superior court yesterday. They were married in March, 1919, and separated in February, 1923.
  • 05 Dec 1924 Henry Koorsen, 3015 Gay street, states that his wife, Theo Koorsen has refused to live with him in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. The parties were married in 1923 and separated in 1924.
  • 05 Dec 1924 Petition to have the decree of divorce granted Mrs. Marle Brunner from Thomas Brunner in the superior court recently set aside was filed by Mr. Brunner yesterday.
  • 06 Dec 1924 Mrs. Crystal McClish was granted a divorce from Bertie R. McClish in the superior court yesterday by Judge Rayn on a cross-complaint. Mrs. McClish testified that her husband had often accused her falsely of associating with other men. On other occasions, Mrs. McClish said that her husband had struck her. They separated two or three times before their final separation. Mrs. McClish told the court. The custody of their child was awarded Mrs. McClish. They were married November 22, 1919, and separated April 1, 1924.
  • 07 Dec 1924 That her husband insisted on her living with his mother even though they could not agree was the charge Mrs. Audrey Fisher, 115 West Williams street brought in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday against William J. Fisher. Mrs. Fisher sets out in her complaint that her husband has refused to provide a home for her and that for the past several months she was been practically supporting herself. Mrs. Fisher asks for the custody of their child. They were married December 6, 1918, and separated recently.
  • 07 Dec 1924 Mrs. Gladys O. Miller testified yesterday that her husband, James E. Miller was a habitual drunkard, that he associated with other women and that he gambled. They had been married three years. Judge Ryan granted the divorce.
  • 07 Dec 1924 On the grounds of failure to provide and associating with other women, Mrs. Inez Dutcher was granted a divorce from Roy Dutcher. The custody of their child was awarded to Mrs. Dutcher. They were married May 24, 1919, and separated October 3, 1924.
  • 07 Dec 1924 That she was compelled to earn her own living was the charge Mrs. Vera Miller brought against Alva Miller, her husband, in the trial of her suit for divorce. Mrs. Miller told the court that her husband had often told her to go ahead and get a divorce and that they had separated several times.
  • 07 Dec 1924 Mrs. Ruth Hudson, in a complaint against Clarence D. Hudson, now residing at Fort Madison, Calf., charges that her husband deserted her January 18, 1921. They were married June 18, 1920.
  • 07 Dec 1924 That her husband falsely accused her of infidelity is the charge of Mrs. Ariel Walter in her suit for divorce against Otis Walter. She states in her complaint that Mr. Walter told her repeatedly that he no longer cared for her. They were married May 6, 1924, and separated last week.
  • 07 Dec 1924 Cruel treatment is the charge of Mrs. Bertha Geise in her complaint for divorce from Jerome Geise. She asks for the custody of their three children. They were married September 6, 1918 and separated December 6, 1924.
  • 07 Dec 1924 The divorce suit of Mabelle Baumgartner against Adam Baumgartner was dismissed in Circuit court yesterday.
  • 09 Dec 1924 When Mrs. Frances Ries testified before Judge Ryan yesterday in the superior court that her husband had associated with other women and had often stayed out all- night, a decree for divorce was granted on a cross-complaint. Ivan Ries, her husband had sued for the divorce in the first place, but the case was submitted to the court on the cross-complaint. Mrs. Ries also told the court how her husband had refused to provide food and clothing and how he had frequently cursed her. The custody of their child was also awarded Mrs. Ries. The parties were married August 13, 1920 and separated last June.
  • 09 Dec 1924 Mrs. Mary Roth was granted a divorce from Joseph Roth in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on the grounds that her husband falsely accused her of associating with other men. The court found that a lot in Ormiston's addition was the property of Mr. Roth and that their household furniture was the property of the plaintiff. The maiden name of the plaintiff, Mary Marker was restored. They were married in 1911 and separated October 1, 1924.
  • 09 Dec 1924 William C. Wharton was granted a divorce from his wife, Mrs. Ethel Wharton, on a statutory charge, by Judge Ryan yesterday. The custody of their two small children was awarded Mr. Wharton. They were married in 1922 and separated this year.
  • 09 Dec 1924 Mrs. Vernotia Fell was granted a divorce from Bryan Fell yesterday by Judge Ryan. The parties were married May 18, 1918 and separated last August.
  • 09 Dec 1924 Evidence in the suit of Mrs. Valeria Hasty against Denzil Hasty in the superior court was submitted before Judge Ryan yesterday. Mrs. Hasty charges her husband with failure to provide and asks for the custody of their child. They were married November 30, 1911 and separated September 20 last. The case was continued for evidence concerning the residence of the plaintiff.
  • 11 Dec 1924 That if she had to live with him much longer she would poison him is the statement Ray H. Kohart accredits to his wife, Amanda M. Kohart, in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. Mr. Kohart is a bookkeeper for L. P. Scherer, and resided at 1132 Franklin avenue. He relates in the complaint how his eife was gone all night December 8, and how she called him the morning of December 9 to tell him that she would not return. He alleges that she frequently told him that she no longer loved him. The custody of their child is asked by Mr. Kohart. The parties were marred July 10, 1916.
  • 11 Dec 1924 Carey H. Hoffman, in a complaint for divorce file in superior court yesterday, says that his wife, Mrs. Zalia M. Hoffman was constantly nagging at him and that frequently before their separation Tuesday told him that she no longer cared for him. Mr. Hoffman asks for the custody of their four children. They were married December 30, 1911 and separated December 9, 1924.
  • 11 Dec 1924 Mrs. Mabel I. Williams testified at the hearing of her suit for divorce against Fred C. Williams in the superior court yesterday that she has not seen her husband after they lived together a little more than a week. They were married December 20, 1923 and separated January 1, 1924, according to Mrs. Williams, whose former name, Mabel Nichols was restored by the court.
  • 11 Dec 1924 Failure to provide was the grounds on which Judge Ryan granted Mrs. Mary E. Cheverton a divorce from Arthur R. Cheverton in the superior court yesterday. The custody of their child was awarded Mrs. Cheverton. They were married December 7, 1911 and separated September 18, 1924.
  • 11 Dec 1924 Mrs. Blanch B. Kyle, Forest Park boulevard, yesterday filed suit for divorce from Wayne W. Kyle, local real estate dealer, 826 West Washington boulevard, on the grounds that Mr. Kyle gambled. They separated November 11 and were married April 14, last.
  • 12 Dec 1924 Clifton Friedt, at the hearing of his suit for divorce from Mrs. Erma Friedt in the superior court yesterday before Judge Ryan, testified that he had found his wife associating with other men. He said that she had admitted being untrue to him. The court granted the divorce and awarded the custody of their minor children to Mr. Friedt. They were married December 17, 1917 and separated April 15, 1924.
  • 12 Dec 1924 Mrs. Myrtle Conner, who lived with her husband for 12 years, was granted a divorce by Judge Ryan in the superior court yesterday from William Conner on the grounds that the defendant was a habitual drunkard and that he had filed to provide for her and their child. Mrs. Conner told the court that her husband had kicked her and that she had instituted divorce proceedings four different times against him, dismissing the action each time to go back and live with him again. The custody of their child was awarded to Mrs. Conner.
  • 13 Dec 1924 Mrs. Eva M. Wolf names Mrs. Mollie O'Brien as co-respondent in her suit for divorce from Clifton O. Wolf filed in the superior court yesterday afternoon. Mrs. Wolf charges her husband with being insolent and stubborn and with infidelity. She asks for the custody of their two children and $1,000 alimony. They were married December 22, 1915 and separated December 11, 1924.
  • 13 Dec 1924 Fred B. Hayes, superintendent of the Western Gas company, 735 Poplar street, was granted a divorce from Mrs. Mary H. Hayes in the superior court yesterday afternoon on the grounds that the two were incompatible and that his wife was constantly quarreling with him. One daughter, Mary was placed in the custody of the father, while the other daughter, Edith will be in the custody of the mother. Mr. Hayes will pay his wife $1,000 alimony and he retains the title to their property. They were married in 1914 and separated last October.
  • 13 Dec 1924 On the grounds of failure to provide, Mrs. Leah C. Malay was granted a divorce from Vaun B. Malay in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan. The custody of their child is awarded the plaintiff. They were married in 1911 and separated October 12 last.
  • 13 Dec 1924 Mrs. Ruth M. Smith, 306 Douglas avenue, asks for a divorce from Jack Smith in the superior court in a complaint filed yesterday. She states that the defendant left her on September 18 and that before their separation struck her many times. They were married March 30, 1919. Mrs. Smith asks for the custody of their child.
  • 14 Dec 1924 The divorce suit of Mrs. Eva Wolf vs. Clifton Wolf was dismissed in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan.
  • 14 Dec 1924 Judge Ryan dismissed the divorce suit of Mrs. Ethel M. Smith vs. Orville Smith yesterday in superior court.
  • 16 Dec 1924 Mrs. Frances W. Deming was granted a divorce from Sherlie Deming on grounds of failure to provide. A property settlement was reached whereby the plaintiff received several pieces of household furniture. The custody of their son was awarded the defendant. They were married in 1913 and separated in 1919.
  • 16 Dec 1924 Mrs. Delphia Drummond testified that her husband, Hiram S. Drummond deserted her two weeks after their marriage on January 21, 1921. The custody of their child was awarded the plaintiff.
  • 16 Dec 1924 Another short marriage was that of Mrs. Dorothy Bower and B. James Bower, the former of whom was granted a divorce by Judge Ryan yesterday on the grounds of desertion and cruelty. They were married January 1, 1923 and separated on February 2, 1923.
  • 16 Dec 1924 Mrs. Maude Burlage testified that her husband Henry H. Burlage, from whom she was granted a divorce, left her on August 11, 1924. The court restored her maiden name, Maude Miller. They were married November 22, 1915. She told the court that he had failed to provide for her and that she had been compelled to work to keep herself.
  • 16 Dec 1924 Walter W. Gebhart was granted a divorce from Mrs. Anna Gebhart on the grounds that she stayed out at nights without informing her husband as to her whereabouts, and that they constantly quarreled. They were married in 1922 and separated in February of this year.
  • 16 Dec 1924 Mrs. Ethel Tustison was granted a divorce from Omen Tustison when she testified that her husband had falsely accused her of associating with other men and that he refused for weeks at a time to talk to her. They were married in 1912 and separated in 1922.
  • 17 Dec 1924 A divorce awarded to Arthur E. Spalding from Rosalie Spalding on March 14, 1922, was vacated by Judge Ryan in the superior court yesterday on the statement of Mrs. Spalding that her husband had denied knowledge of her residence at that time, when he knew where she was residing.
  • 17 Dec 1924 Mrs. Mary Grogg was granted a divorce from Ora Grogg by Judge Ryan in the superior court yesterday and was awarded the custody of a daughter, 13 years old. They have been married 14 years. Grogg was ordered to pay her $12 a week for support. Mrs. Grogg alleged that her husband insisted on her getting a divorce, and that he was quarrelsome and used profane language.
  • 18 Dec 1924 Mrs. Ida Rice, 4219 South Calhoun street, yesterday filed suit for divorce from William Rice in the superior court on the grounds that her husband had forced her to take in washings and had treated her cruelly during their 17 years of married life. Mr. and Mrs. Rice were married February 20, 1905 and separated July 26, 1923, according to the complaint. She asks for the custody of their three children.
  • 18 Dec 1924 Harvey T. Hite, 83, was granted a divorce from Mrs. Ida Hite, 67, in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan. Constant quarrels and failure to take care of their home was charged by Mr. Hite. They were married last May and separated in October. Mrs. Hite was granted $100 alimony.
  • 18 Dec 1924 Failure to provide was the grounds on which Mrs. Mildred Cronk secured a divorce from Raymond Cronk in the superior court yesterday.
  • 18 Dec 1924 Mrs. Goldie Brunson told Judge Ryan that her husband, Charles Ross Brunson had run her boarders away and refused to provide for her. The court granted a decree for divorce. The parties were married in 1904.
  • 18 Dec 1924 Mrs. Gertrude Weigman was granted a divorce from Orville Weigman on the grounds that he was abusive and that several times he threatened to kill her.
  • 18 Dec 1924 The suit of Mrs. Marie Mayall against Thomas Mayall for divorce was dismissed in the superior court yesterday, Judge Ryan sustaining a plea in abatement of the defendant.
  • 19 Dec 1924 Discovering her husband in the company of another woman last Tuesday night, caused Mrs. Viola Metker, 1122 Maumee avenue to file a complaint for divorce from Bernard C. Metker in the superior court yesterday. Mrs. Metker charges in her complaint that her husband had told the woman that his name was B. C. Hartford. She charges that Mr. Metker associated with other women and that he had failed to properly provide for her and her child of whom she asks the custody. Mrs. Metker also alleges that her husband told her several times that he no longer loved her. They were married October 5, 1918, and separated yesterday, according to the complaint.
  • 19 Dec 1924 Mrs. Lillian Pento, 525 Holman street, in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday against Joe Pento, Charges her husband with habitual drunkenness. She alleges that he struck her frequently and attempted on one occasion to cut her throat. She asks the court to restore her former name, Lillian Thompson. They were married April 24, 1920 and separated December15, 1924.
  • 19 Dec 1924 That his wife constantly accused him of associating with other women without cause, is the charge John Allison brings against Mrs. Edith Allison in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. He also charges that his wife constantly nagged at him about trivial things and made his married life unbearable. They were married February 18, 1922 and separated December 6, 1923.
  • 19 Dec 1924 Threats to burn their home and an ungovernable temper are the grounds on which Charles K. Winans seeks to get a divorce from Mrs. Daisy A. Winans in a complaint filed in the superior court yesterday. He charges that his wife constantly nagged at him and made it so unpleasant for him that he can no longer live with her. They were married May 7, 1922 and separated December 13, 1924.
  • 19 Dec 1924 Mrs. Clara Brauer was granted a divorce from Harry Brauer by Judge Ryan yesterday on the grounds of desertion. The custody of their children is awarded Mrs. Brauer. They were married in 1914 and separated in 1919.
  • 19 Dec 1924 Evidence to show that her husband had been convicted of associating with other women was introduced by Mrs. Florence Paxton at the trial of her suit for divorce from Howard H. Paxton. The court awarded the decree and restored Mrs. Paxton's maiden name, Parker. The parties were married in 1914 and separated in February, 1922.
  • 20 Dec 1924 For 20 years Charles W. Beard lived with his wife, Mrs. Effie M. Beard, 2913 Oliver street, reared a family of three children, the oldest of whom is 20, and then on the night of November 10, last was publicly humiliated by his wife, according to a complaint for divorce which he filed in the superior court yesterday. Beard and his wife separated the day after he was embarrassed and humiliated in the eyes of his friends and neighbors, the complaint states. For several months his wife had refused to keep up their home and had constantly nagged at him and quarreled about trivial matters. They were married in 1895.
  • 20 Dec 1924 A story of multiplied marital troubles is told by Mrs. Amanda Carpenter, 607 Lillian street. In her complain for divorce from Jesse O. Carpenter, whom she married May 4, 1924 and from whom she separated on December 12, last. For three months Mr. Carpenter has refused to contribute sufficient funds for the support of his family and to pay the installments due on their home, which was purchased on a contract, according to the complaint. Mrs. Carpenter also charges that her husband remained away from home entire nights and would refuse to tell her where he had been. On several occasions he threatened to burn their home and charged her with associating with other men, knowing the charges to be false, she alleges. Mrs. Carpenter asks for the custody of their daughter.
  • 20 Dec 1924 Evidence submitted in the case of Mrs. Veda Curtis against Lines Curtis, a civil engineer employed by the Indiana Service Corporation, in the superior court yesterday caused Judge Ryan to take the case under advisement for 90 days and to suggest to the two that they attempt to settle their marital difficulties for the sake of their baby daughter. Mrs. Curtis asks for a limited separation, while Curtis in a cross-complaint asks for absolute divorce.
  • 23 Dec 1924 Edward W. Steinhart, 2404 Forest Park boulevard, president of the E. W. Steinhart-Fort Wayne company, automobile dealers, was granted a divorce from his wife, Mrs. Marie Steinhart, in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan. Mr. Steinhart charged that his wife used intoxicating liquors freely, that she kept company with other men here and at Chicago and that she was quarrelsome. The quarrels, Mr. Steinhart told the court grown out of her alleged associations with other men. They were married September 8, 1920 and separated October 18, 1924. The former name of the defendant Marie Bain was restored by the court.
  • 24 Dec 1924 Lorenzo F. Smith, 2111 Maumee avenue, filed suit against Lola E. Smith alleging that she neglected to take care of his home. Smith said his wife abandoned him and left behind a note saying: "I am leaving you for good,"
  • 27 Dec 1924 That her husband tried in every was to humiliate her before her friends by swearing at her and calling her names and that he has consistently refused to properly provide for her are the charges brought by Mrs. Elsie Homer against her husband, Walter Homer in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. Mrs. Homer also charges that her husband would be gone from home all night at times and that he would boastingly tell her that he had been gambling during the time. He also told her to apply for a divorce and that he no longer loved her, Mrs. Homer says in the complaint. She asks for $600 alimony. They were married December 2, 1921 and separated December 23, 1924.
  • 27 Dec 1924 Cruel treatment and false accusations against her fidelity were the grounds on which Mrs. Elva B. Hansbach was awarded a divorce from Ray F. Hansbach from Judge Ryan in the superior court yesterday. Mrs. Hansbach was awarded the custody of their child. They were married in 1908 and separated August 24, 1924.
  • 27 Dec 1924 Mrs. Daisy B. Mannet sued Charles E. Mannet for divorce in the superior court yesterday charging him with being abusive. She states in her complaint that he falsely accused her of intimacy with other men. They were married September 17, 1923 and separated in November, 1924.
  • 27 Dec 1924 Mrs. Celia H. White, residing in the White apartments, yesterday filed suit for divorce from Alexander B. White in the superior court charging failure to provide. They were married in 1895 and separated in 1921.
  • 28 Dec 1924 Alvin J. Roberson, 126 East Rudisill boulevard, yesterday filed suit for divorce from Mildred C. Roberson in the superior court on the grounds that she has failed to keep up their home properly and that she has repeatedly told him that she no longer loved him. They were married Jun 14, 1913 and separated this month.
  • 28 Dec 1924 Lo---lston J. Scott sued Amy H. Scott for divorce on the grounds of abuse. They resided at 320 Huffman street. They were married May 12, 1923 and separated December 12, 1924.
  • 28 Dec 1924 Mrs. Florence Pyerltz was granted a divorce from Theodore N. Pyerltz because the husband associated with other women. Mrs. Pyerltz's former name Conn was restored. They were married three years ago and separated last October.
  • 28 Dec 1924 Mrs. Opal Ketchebau was awarded a divorce from Claude A. Ketchebau on a charge of failure to provide. They were married six years ago and separated in July, 1921.
  • 30 Dec 1924 Mrs. Marie R. Uetrecht has picked out another man for herself, according to charges brought by her husband, Leonard H. Uetrecht, Fillmore street, in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. Uetrecht charges that his wife would go to her mother's home and then she and her sister would call up men and make dates with them. He claims that she neglected her home and family and that many times would go away for days without notifying him of her proposed absence. He asks for the custody of their three children. The parties were married October 28, 1918 and separated December 15, 1924.
  • 30 Dec 1924 Otho Gyan, in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday claims that his wife, Mrs. Luile Gyan in fits of anger threw articles of furniture at him and would beat her children. He asks for their custody. They were married April 28, 1911 and separated September 15, 1923.
  • 30 Dec 1924 Failure to provide and excessive use of intoxicants are the charges brought by Mrs. Bessie P. Koch in her suit for divorce against Ernest Koch in the superior court. She asks for the custody of her child. They were married November 23, 1917 and separated December 1924.
  • 30 Dec 1924 Homer Conrad, 1614 Sinclair street in his complaint for divorce from Mrs. Beulah Conrad declares his dislike for his wife's immediate family and states that his wife encourages her mother to upbraid him for his actions. He says that the constant nagging has made it impossible for him to live with his wife. The parties were married February 9, 1924 and separated Jun 9, 1924.
  • 31 Dec 1924 John F. Whitten, mechanic killed to birds with one stone yesterday. He secured a divorce from his wife, Frances Whitten, in superior court, and then while he had on his Sunday Clothes he came to the office of the county clerk and too a license to wed Thelma M. Haines. Whitten told Judge Ryan that he had found his wife in the company of another man, The couple lived together only two months.
  • 31 Dec 1924 Mrs. Minnie D. Clark was granted a divorce from Everette J. Clark, on charges of cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple was married August 12, 1922. Clark is blind.
  • 31 Dec 1924 Mrs. Revenie Kaylor was granted a divorce from Cecil Kaylor, alleging that her husband mistreated her and that he broke her arm on one occasion.
  • 31 Dec 1924 Mrs. Flora Suclu, Georgia street asked a divorce from George Suclu alleging that he refused to support her. Mrs. Suclu asks the custody of her six children and $2,000 alimony.
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