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Divorce News and Records, Allen Co., Indiana

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1925

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette


  • 01 Jan 1925 That his wife threatened to kill him of he did not leave her at once is the sensational charge Rama Sellers brings against his wife, Mrs. Farrie A. Sellers to a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. The Sellers have resided on Columbia avenue. Sellers alleges that his wife has repeatedly told him that she cared nothing for him and that she would not live with him. Their troubles culminated on Tuesday, when Sellers alleges his wife told him to get out or she would kill him. Sellers, also charges her with calling him indecent names before their two children, the custody of whom he asks. The parties were married January 27, 1918 and separated December 30, 1924.
  • 01 Jan 1925 Mrs. Eugenia Wiggins sued Joseph N. Wiggins for divorce in the superior court yesterday, charging her husband with desertion and cruelty. She alleges that Mr. Wiggins left her destitute on February 14, 1921, and that he has not provided for her since. She asks for the custody of their three children. The parties were married March 10, 1914.
  • 01 Jan 1925 Incompatability is the ground on which Wesley Sylvester seeks a divorce from Mrs. Vera Sylvester in the superior court. He charges that his wife constantly nagged at him and that she insists on falsely accusing him of associating with other women. They were married December 3, 1921, and separated December 27, last. He asks for the custody of their child.
  • 01 Jan 1925 Charles E. Powell charges that his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth Powell, left him on April 15, 1914, and has not since lived with him in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. The parties were married May 12, 1900.
  • 01 Jan 1925 That his wife, Mrs. Jessie E. Harshbarger boasted of her relations with other men is the charge brought by Ancil D. Harshbarger in a complaint for divorce filed in superior court yesterday. He says that his wife deserted him, leaving a letter to tell him that she was going never to return. They were married October 5, 1920, and separated October 5, 1921.
  • 01 Jan 1925 Mrs. Garnet Teagarden was granted a divorce from William Teagarden in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on the grounds of cruelty. The custody of their children was awarded the plaintiff. They were married February 2, 1918 and separated October 31, 1924.
  • 03 Jan 1925 Remaining out until 1 o’clock in the morning would not have been so bad, but refusing to tell her husband where she had been and with whom she had been associating until the late hour cause Mrs. Elsie Wells to be made defendant to a suit for divorce brought by her husband John Well, in the superior court yesterday. Wells, who resides at 122 Eureka street, also complains that his wife’s mother was constantly interfering in his home and stirring up strife between himself and wife. They were married October 16, 1917, and separated December 10, 1924.
  • 03 Jan 1925 “Promiscuous association” with other women is the charge Mrs. Emma Straub brings against her husband, Charles Straub in a complaint for divorce filed in superior court yesterday. Mrs. Straub states that her husband often threatened the lives of his family. She says that he squandered his money in drinking and gambling. They were married April 8, 1920, and separated September 7, 1922.
  • 03 Jan 1925 Mrs. Artie Pond asks $1,000 alimony and divorce from her husband Aaron Pond in a complaint filed in superior court yesterday. She charged failure to provide and claims that her husband was frequently intoxicated. She asks for the custody of their child. They were married February 16, 1913, and separated January 1, 1925.
  • 03 Jan 1925 Edward Rabel, in a complaint for divorce which he filed against his wife, Mrs. Josephine Rabel in the superior court yesterday, claims that his wife and her relatives have made life miserable for him by accusations that he is insane. He charges also that his wife has squandered his money and that she ordered him out of their home. They were married in April, 1904 and separated yesterday.
  • 03 Jan 1925 Cruelty is charged in a complaint filed by Cluro Meyers, a salesman against his wife Mrs. Pearl Meyers. They were married September 7, 1910 and separated last Wednesday.
  • 03 Jan 1925 Harry A. Joy filed suit for divorce from his wife, Mrs. Anna M. Joy in superior court yesterday on grounds that his wife associated with other men at night. He asks for the custody of their two children. They were married February 19, 1903 and separated September 17, 1918.
  • 03 Jan 1925 Mrs. Ruth Dwight was granted a divorce from her husband, Bernard L. Dwight by Judge Ryan on the grounds that her husband associated with other women and that he had struck her several times. She was granted the custody of their child. They were married February 15, 1915 and have been separated several times.
  • 03 Jan 1925 Because her husband refused to provide for her and struck her, Mrs. Ferol J. Blue was granted a divorce from Lawrence E. Blue by Judge Ryan on a cross-complaint. Mrs. Blue’s former name, Ferol Jenkins was restored by the court. They were married August 11 last and separated in October.
  • 03 Jan 1925 Mrs. Minnie B. Clark was granted a divorce from Everett J. Clark by Judge Ryan and her former name Minnie Mann was restored by the court. They were married August 12, 1922, and separated October 14 last.
  • 03 Jan 1925 Mrs. Jessie Burton, of Indianapolis, was granted a divorce from Henry Burton, a teacher at the Miner school, on the grounds of failure to provide. The divorce was granted on a cross-complaint. The custody of their 19 year-old-son was awarded Mrs. Burton. She was also granted $1,000 alimony. They were married in 1902.
  • 04 Jan 1925 The divorce suit of Clifton E. Meese against Louise Meese for divorce was dismissed in superior court yesterday.
  • 06 Jan 1925 When Claude L. Christman asked his wife, Mrs. Margaret F. Christman, who the strange men were she was going with, she told him it was none of his business. That is what Christman, who lives at 640 East Woodwood avenue says in a complaint for divorce filed in superior court yesterday. He also states that his wife told him that she no longer loved him. They were married December 10, 1921, and separated December 30, 1924.
  • 06 Jan 1925 Mrs. Husta L. Wade in a complaint for divorce filed yesterday, charges that her husband, Wilbur W. Wade stirred up trouble among her boarders, whom she kept in her home, 1322 Horace street, to help meet the household expenses. She charges that he was constantly quarreling with her. Mrs. Wade asks the custody of their child. They were married July 4, 1906 and separated yesterday.
  • 06 Jan 1925 Because her husband had conducted himself in the short space of four weeks in such a way that she could no longer live with him, Mrs. Elizabeth McFarland filed suit for divorce from Harley McFarland in the superior court yesterday. They were married October 4, 1924 and separated November 1.
  • 06 Jan 1925 Mrs. Maude M. Steger was granted a divorce from Theodore C. Steger yesterday on the grounds of failure to provide. Mrs. Steger testified that her husband was associating with other women, that he had choked her and that she had been compelled to work to provide for herself. They were married in January 1919 and separated last year.
  • 06 Jan 1925 A decree for divorce was asked by Mrs. Hazel Hengateler in a complaint filed against Otto Hengateler in superior court yesterday. Mrs. Hengateler relates the treatment she received at the hands of her husband in her complaint telling how he falsely accused her of associating with other mem. She also said that Mr. Hengateler had whipped their child. They were married in October, 1923 and separated yesterday.
  • 06 Jan 1925 Mrs. Beatrice Keintz was granted a divorce from John Keintz in the superior court yesterday by Special Judge Ira M. Snouffer. The former name of the plaintiff, Beatrice Bosell was restored by the court. The parties were married September 9, 1921 and separated July 1, 1924.
  • 06 Jan 1925 Mrs. Hannah Boals was granted a divorce from Harvey Boals in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on the grounds of failure to provide and cruel treatment. Mrs. Boals testified that her husband has threatened her life.
  • 06 Jan 1925 In a cross-complaint, Mrs. Pearl Meyer, sued by her husband, Cluno Meyer, a salesman for divorce, asks for $1,000 alimony, restoration of her maiden name and charges that her husband has beaten her and associated with other women.
  • 06 Jan 1925 The divorce suit of Emma McCormick vs. Walter McCormick was dismissed yesterday in the superior court.
  • 07 Jan 1925 Alleging that her husband, Jeane LaRue, had a legal wife when he married her in March, 1923. Mrs. Melinda Bender LaRue yesterday filed suit to have her marriage annulled. Mr. and Mrs. LaRue have on child. The plaintiff claims that when she married LaRue he was living with his first wife un the assumed name of Clifford Sterling. Mrs. Sterling has two children, according to the complaint. Mrs. LaRue wants her maiden name of Melinda Bender restored.
  • 07 Jan 1925 Mrs. Irene Durdrow filed a complaint asking a divorce and $1,000 alimony from John Durdrow alleging that he gave her a beating with his fists and that he frequently came home intoxicated.
  • 07 Jan 1925 Carey King asked a divorce from Ethel King in a complaint alleging that she failed to keep her house clean and left her children with other people while she went to dances.
  • 07 Jan 1925 Bernice Ford sued Harley Ford for divorce charging that he failed to provide for her and that she had to work and support herself. The couple married October 23, 1922 and separated December 23, 1923.
  • 07 Jan 1925 Mrs. Lucille Dale, 440 Wallace street, filed a cross-complaint for a divorce from Edison Dale, claiming that he failed to provide for her and her baby.
  • 07 Jan 1925 Nora Frech, Aboite township, sued Charles Frech for a divorce, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 07 Jan 1925 Sarah Vought was granted a divorce from William Vought and was given a judgment for $385 alimony.
  • 08 Jan 1925 Mrs. Hazel Branford, 706 Lavina street, abandoned by her husband, Louis J. Branford, at Princess Anne, Md, December 5, 1922, filed suit in the superior court yesterday for divorce. In her complaint, Mrs. Branford characterized her husband as despising babies and stated that he deserted her when he learned that she was soon to become a mother for the second time after their marriage July 6, 1921. Mrs. Branford came to her sister’s home in this city and is now employed in one of the factories here and providing for her two children.
  • 08 Jan 1925 Failure to provide is the charge Mrs. Fannie Laubert brings against William Laubert in the superior court in a complaint for divorce. The parties were married May 23, 1903 and separated in October, 1921.
  • 08 Jan 1925 Mrs. Lucile Webster asks $2,000 alimony and divorce in a complaint filed in the superior court yesterday against George W. Webster. Mrs. Webster says her husband presented her with an Auburn sedan as a wedding present on the day of their marriage, October 30,1924, but that he now has possession of the car and refuses to give it up. They separated December 1, after two months together.
  • 08 Jan 1925 Constant nagging and other kinds of cruelty caused Mrs. Bertha Ross to file a complaint for divorce against her husband, Edward Ross in the superior court, according to statements in the complaint. She asks for the custody of their child. They were married September 23, 1923, and separated January 5, 1925. They lived at 1613 Anthony boulevard.
  • 08 Jan 1925 Mrs. Sarah Vought, 74, was granted a divorce from William Vought, 76, well-known “newsie” here, by Judge Ryan in the superior court. The court also awarded Mrs. Vought, $384 alimony. Their married life, which endured for a period of six months, was filled with quarreling.
  • 08 Jan 1925 Mrs. Vera Worden, in a cross-complaint to a suit for divorce brought by Ray Worden, charges that her husband associated with other women and that he went so far as to bring them to their home. She also charges her husband with excessive drunkenness.
  • 09 Jan 1925 When Mrs. Meldora Mitchell objected to her husband, Rolley S. Mitchell, a carpenter employed by the Pennsylvania company, bringing another woman, Clara Johnson into their home to occupy the same room with them, he beat her, according to a complaint for limited separation filed in superior court yesterday by Mrs. Mitchell. Mrs. Mitchell is now living with her mother at 2414 Euclid avenue and has requested the court to enjoin Mitchell from visiting her there. She claims that Mitchell beat their children and that when she remonstrated he beat her. Mrs. Mitchell asks for the custody of their two children. They were married July 8, 1919 and separated January 7, 1925.
  • 09 Jan 1925 Because her husband, Norman Nelson did not provide her with a home, Mrs. Hilda Nelson filed suit for divorce in superior court yesterday. Mrs. Nelson states that they were married July 28, 1924, after being divorced on a previous occasion and that she consented to the marriage on the grounds that Nelson would provide a home for her. She claims that he failed to do it. They separated Monday.
  • 09 Jan 1925 Mrs. Daisy Lloyd filed suit for divorce in the superior court yesterday against Louis B. Lloyd on the grounds of failure to provide. They were married December 14, 1920 and separated this week.
  • 09 Jan 1925 Marion Kiess was granted a divorce from Mrs. Mary J. Kiess in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan when it was shown that Mrs. Kiess deserted her husband six weeks after their marriage, December 30, 1923.
  • 10 Jan 1925 After 21 years of marital troubles, Mrs. Emma Mayo filed suit for divorce from Herbert Mayo in the superior court and yesterday Judge Ryan granted the decree. Mrs. Mayo testified that she and her husband had been separated numerous times during the 21 years. Their final separation took place last October. She told the court that Mr. Mayo was an habitual gambler and that he had failed to properly provide for his family. The custody of their child was awarded Mrs. Mayo.
  • 10 Jan 1925 Because her husband constantly scolded her, Mrs. Teresa Mills has filed suit for divorce in the superior court asking divorce and the custody of their three children. She complains that his constant nagging has made it impossible for her to live with him longer. They were married April 1, 1913, and separated this week.
  • 10 Jan 1925 Judge Ryan in the superior court yesterday annulled an ante-nuptial contract entered into between William S. and Sarah Vought, who were divorced a few days ago, on the petition of Mr. Vought.
  • 11 Jan 1925 Mrs. Edith Simpson, in her complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday, alleges that her husband, John Simpson has failed to provide for her since their separation on May 20, 1923, and that during their married life was compelled to do “menial work” for others in order to help keep up the home. The custody of their child is sought by the plaintiff. The parties were married November 2, 1917.
  • 11 Jan 1925 In a cross-complaint to a petition for divorce filed by Carey B. King in the superior court recently, Mrs. Ethel King, 901 Rumley avenue, relates how her husband jerked her about by the hair, knocked her down a flight of stairs and on other occasions blackened her eyes with blows from his fists. Mrs. King asks the custody of their 6-months-old daughter.
  • 13 Jan 1925 Mrs. Edna Sovine, 1323 Jackson street, declines to earn a living for her husband, William H. Sovine, who she says in a complaint for divorce filed in superior court yesterday, is well able to earn a livelihood for his family. Mrs. Sovine says in the complaint that she has been making the living for both herself and her husband for some time. In addition to that, she claims that he has falsely accused her of infidelity. They were married June 11, 1907, and separated January 8, last.
  • 13 Jan 1925 That her husband has been drunk for the past 10 weeks and that he cut her across the back of the hand with a pair of open shears are the charges Mrs. Gladys M. Sweeney brings against William J. Sweeney in her suit for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. Mrs. Sweeney also alleges that she has to work to support herself. She has been living at the Rich hotel and asks the custody of their child. The parties were married January 3, 1923 and separated January 9, last.
  • 13 Jan 1925 Mrs. Mattie Heltzel was awarded a decree for divorce from Sylvanus Heltzel in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on the grounds that Heltzel associated with other women. The custody of one of the children was awarded the defendant while the custody of the other was awarded to Jennie Brindle. The couple had been married seven years and separated last August.
  • 13 Jan 1925 On the grounds of failure to provide, Mrs. Ella Boomer was granted a divorce from Frank Boomer in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan. The court restored Mrs. Boomer’s former name, Ella Widler.
  • 13 Jan 1925 John B. Cleveland was granted a divorce from Mrs. Nancy J. Cleveland on the grounds of cruelty. Mr. Cleveland testified that he and his wife had separated four times during their twenty years of married life.
  • 14 Jan 1925 The romance of Vangel Shishcoff, Bulgarian music dealer, Indianapolis, and Tavetanka, his “imported wife,” which began with all the glory of a May-day celebration, was revealed yesterday afternoon to Special Judge D. Burns Douglass, in superior court. Mrs. Shishcoff, who now resides in this city, is suing her husband for a divorce. Her evidence had to be taken through an interpreter. The evidence told an interesting story. Shishcoff has lived in the United States for 20 years. His wife remained in Bulgaria until a few years ago. She was young and unmarried and wrote often to her brother who lived in Indianapolis. The brother was a friend of Mr. Shishcoff and often told him of his pretty sister who lived in their native Bulgaria. Mr. Shishcoff, who was making a good living selling phonograph records and other kinds of canned music, began to think of taking unto himself a wife. Then his friend proposed that his pretty sister would come to America and perhaps wed Shishcoff. He would send her the money to pay her passage. The agreement was the reached. A few months later they were married. Shishcoff paid for her wedding clothes. He bought her a Hudson sealskin coat, earrings, finger rings and a watch. A picture of the wedding party was introduced in evidence. It consisted of nearly two hundred people, posing outdoors. There was a brass band, Judges, councilmen, business men and all sorts of people had responded to the wedding invitations. In the center of the picture were the bride and groom looking very much like a royal pair. The fat years turned to lean, a child was born, quarrels grew more frequent. Mrs. Shishcoff charged that her husband filed to support her. Mr. Shishcoff told the court that music business has been bad during the past three years. He could hardly make ends meet. He gestured better that he talked. If the official court reporter recorded his gestures, Shishcoff said a book full. The case was continued until 1:30 o’clock this afternoon. Mrs. Shishcoff filed a suit once before, asking that the marriage be annulled because her husband had mislead her to believe before marriage that her was very wealthy. The suit was dismissed before it came to trial.
  • 14 Jan 1925 Billie Adams was granted a divorce from Elmer N. Adams. She charged that her husband failed to provide for her and that he struck her.
  • 14 Jan 1925 Myrtle Allen was granted a divorce from Jacob Allen on a cross-complaint and was given $800 alimony. She charged abandonment.
  • 14 Jan 1925 William Hill was granted a divorce from Mildred Hill. The plaintiff charged that his wife was away from home frequently at night and that she neglected their child.
  • 14 Jan 1925 Juddy H. Hasch, a locomotive fireman, filed suit for divorce from Mrs. Muriel Hasch, alleging that she associated with other men.
  • 15 Jan 1925 Mrs. Ellenore Williams filed suit against Simon G. Williams for divorce in the superior court yesterday, charging that her husband has been guilty of constant nagging and making threats against her. She asks for the custody of their two children. They were married November 4, 1920 and separated in November, 1924.
  • 15 Jan 1925 The divorce suit of John Wells against Elsie Wells for divorce was dismissed in the superior court yesterday.
  • 15 Jan 1925 On motion of the plaintiff, the suit of Tarelanke Shiscoff against Vangel Shiscoff for divorce was dismissed in the superior court yesterday, but was later refiled.
  • 16 Jan 1925 Extreme jealousy is charged by Mrs. Alverta Callaway against her husband, Orval Callaway, in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. Mr. and Mrs. Callaway have lived at 1611 Boone street. She claims that her husband has failed to properly provide for her and that he has threatened to do her bodily injury on several occasions. They were married in May, 1924 and separated January 13.
  • 16 Jan 1925 Failure to provide is charged by Mrs. Rosie Cox, 728 Poplar street against Charles M. Cox in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. She asks for the restoration of her former name, Rosie Hausbach. They were married February 20, 1924 and separated October 4. A former complaint was dismissed yesterday by Judge Ryan on the motion of the plaintiff.
  • 16 Jan 1925 That she had to go to her mother’s to get something to eat on several occasions, is the charge Mrs. Edna L. Merica brings against her husband, Clifford Merica in the complaint filed yesterday in superior court. Mrs. Merica lives in Monroe township at the present time. She asks for the custody of their two children. The parties was married August 28, 1922, and separated November 22, 1924.
  • 17 Jan 1925 Mrs. Carlina Parker sued William Parker for divorce in the superior court yesterday after four month of married life. They were married September 22, 1924, and separated yesterday according to the complaint. Mrs. Parker charges her husband with habitual drunkenness.
  • 17 Jan 1925 In a cross-complaint to a suit for divorce filed by Charles W. Beard, and erecting engineer, 2913 Oliver street, Mrs. Effie M. Beard charges her husband with torturing her in various ways. At one time she alleges he broke one of her fingers while he was twisting her hand and that on other occasions struck her with his fist. They had been married for 30 years.
  • 17 Jan 1925 Mrs. Mary S. Copp, 1124 Cass street in a cross-complaint, charges her husband, Frank Copp with beating her and constantly nagging at her. She asks divorce.
  • 17 Jan 1925 By agreement, the suit of John Wells against Mrs. Elsie Wells for divorce, which was dismissed Wednesday on the motion of the plaintiff, was reinstated in the superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan.
  • 18 Jan 1925 That her husband, Henry Kreinbrook, would break up the furniture in a drunken rage at frequent intervals is the charge Mrs. Cora Kreinbrook brings in a complaint for divorce filed in the superior court yesterday. Mrs. Kreinbrook states that her husband beat her and had threatened to take her life on several occasions. Kreinbrook is chief machinist at the Hotel Keenan. The parties were married May 4, 1923, and separated yesterday.
  • 18 Jan 1925 On the grounds that his wife, Mrs. Viva Gorrelll associated with other men, Paul D. Gorrell was granted a divorce in superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan. Gorrell testified that he and his wife had separated several times during their two years of married life, which began in 1922 and ended with their separation November 5, last.
  • 20 Jan 1925 Charles A. Mayo was granted a divorce from Eva Mayo by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. The plaintiff alleged that his wife continually nagged and quarreled at him and that they separated several times.
  • 20 Jan 1925 Bytha Mowery was granted a divorce from Alfred Mowery. The plaintiff testified that her husband was cruel to her and that he often came home drunk.
  • 20 Jan 1925 Anna L. Smith, 501 East Suttenfield street, filed suit for a five-year separation for the bed and board of Emmett D. Smith. She alleged that her husband was an intemperate drinker and that he often cursed her. The couple married in 1922 and separated in 1925.
  • 20 Jan 1925 George D. Szink filed suit for a divorce from Laura Szink, alleging that she falsely accused him of being intimate with other women. The marriage which Szink seeks to have dissolved is the second for the couple.
  • 21 Jan 1925 A judgment for $25,000 alimony was given Estella Miller against Howard Miller by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. It was probably the largest judgement for alimony ever given in a local court. Miller agreed to it. He is a business man in Pennsylvania. His wife has been living in Fort Wayne for the past two years. The money is to be paid at the rate of $20 a week, but the payment is to stop if Mrs. Miller remarries. At the rate of $20 a week it will require nearly twenty-five years to pay the judgement. The hearing was brief, Mrs. Miller testified that her husband associated with other women and that he got one of them into trouble.
  • 21 Jan 1925 Ella Lee Ford, 1725 Beadell street, filed suit for a divorce from Dewey Ford, charging cruel and inhuman treatment and failure to support. The plaintiff also asks the custody of two children. The couple married September 10, 1921 and separated in January, 1925.
  • 21 Jan 1925 Maggie Nickolson, 216 West Main street, asked a divorce from Marion Nickolson, alleging that he slapped her face, beat her and falsely accused her of associating with other men.
  • 21 Jan 1925 Maude Swartz charged that Raymond Swartz struck her and beat her and threatened to take her live. She asks a decree of divorce.
  • 22 Jan 1925 Lester Brown was granted a divorce from his wife, Dorothy Brown by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday in superior court. Brown testified that his wife abandoned him without cause. The couple was married in 1922.
  • 22 Jan 1925 Helen Chambers, 2017 Fountaine street, asked a decree from Kenneth Chambers in a complaint alleging that her husband stayed out late of nights.
  • 23 Jan 1925 Ruth M. Miller, 1132 West Main street, filed suit for a divorce from Theodore M. Miller yesterday in superior court. Mrs. Miller alleges that her husband was convicted of wife neglect recently and that he received a term on the state penal farm.
  • 23 Jan 1925 Pearl Beaty filed a complaint asking a two-year limited separation from Charles E. Beaty. The plaintiff asks an allowance of $75 a month. She alleges that her husband called her vile and insulting names in the presence of her children.
  • 23 Jan 1925 Basa Pavloff, 1734 Lafayette street, filed suit for a divorce from Anastus Pavloff, alleging that her husband threatened to kill her and failed to support her.
  • 23 Jan 1925 Judge Ryan granted Laura Jarvis a divorce from Charles O. Jarvis and restored her maiden name of Laura Blue. Mrs. Jarvis testified to cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 23 Jan 1925 Helen Chambers was granted a divorce from Kenneth Chambers. She said he called her vile names and stayed out late at nights.
  • 23 Jan 1925 Norah Frech dismissed her suit for a divorce from Charles Frech.
  • 23 Jan 1925 Edward Buuck, detective for the Wabash railroad, filed a supplemental complaint for divorce from his wife Carrie, charging that he caught her in the company of a man named William Meyer. He also charged that Mrs. Buuck hit him across the arm with such force that she broke his arm.
  • 24 Jan 1925 Wilbur Mathew, 624 Calhoun street, a drug clerk, filed suit for a divorce from his wife, Amy Mathew, to whom he was married last October. Mathew said his wife would try to commit suicide by taking drugs and would then circulate the report that he administered the drugs and that he sought to take her life.
  • 24 Jan 1925 Frieda Roebuck, West Fourth street, asked a divorce from Harry E. Roebuck, alleging that he nagged and scolded her until life with him was no longer tolerable. The plaintiff asks the custody of three children. The couple married October 5, 1914, and separated a few days ago.
  • 24 Jan 1925 Harry Freeman, 2015 South Barr street, filed suit for a divorce from Mrs. Zola Freeman. He alleged that his wife has refused to life with him for a period of two years. He claims that she has been representing herself as an unmarried woman and is going under an assumed name. The couple married in 1919.
  • 25 Jan 1925 Frank Schard was given a decree of divorce from May Schard. He told the court that the defendant associated with other men.
  • 25 Jan 1925 Garnette Griffith was divorced from Frederic Griffith upon her testimony that her husband swore at her and otherwise abused her.
  • 27 Jan 1925 Daisy Klingler told the court that Karl Klingler, her husband has blackened her eye in a fist fight. She was divorced and awarded the custody of her minor children.
  • 27 Jan 1925 Lois Blosser testified that William Blosser quarreled at her continually. She was given a divorce.
  • 27 Jan 1925 Ruth Bordner was given a divorce from Leo Bordner. She charged that her husband was cruel to her and that he stayed out late nights. The plaintiff maiden name of Ruth Prange was restored.
  • 27 Jan 1925 Stanley Thompson was divorced from Hazel B. Thompson. He said she falsely accused him of going with other women. Mrs. Thompson was given the custody of an adopted child.
  • 27 Jan 1925 George Collier declared that his wife, Ruby Collier thought more of a man in Michigan than she did of him. He was granted a divorce.
  • 27 Jan 1925 Helen Boveine was granted a divorce from Arthur Boveine. She said that he failed to support her.
  • 27 Jan 1925 Mabel Clark asked a judgment for $5,000 alimony in a suit for divorce filed against Frank Clark. She alleged that the plaintiff quarreled with her, struck her and cursed her. The couple married in 1901 and separated a short time ago.
  • 27 Jan 1925 Lizzie Rutan asked a separation from the bed and board of Frank Rutan, charging neglect.
  • 27 Jan 1925 Robert Jones filed suit for a divorce from Aileen Jones, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple married in 1920 and separated a few days ago.
  • 27 Jan 1925 Nellie Lininger filed suit for a divorce from Roger R. Lininger and asked the custody of a young child. She charged cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 27 Jan 1925 Lizzie Bowers, 1105 Wabash Avenue, asked a divorce and $1,300 alimony from William Bowers. She alleged that her husband got drunk and ordered her from the house.
  • 27 Jan 1925 Ismay Slusher, New Haven, filed suit for a divorce from Frank Slusher alleging that he struck her and threatened her life. The couple married in 1910.
  • 28 Jan 1925 Mrs. Mary Sumerlot, 215 East Superior street, filed suit for a divorce from Ralph Sumerlot, who is serving a term in the Michigan state prison, according to her complaint. Mrs. Sumerlot said her husband beat her black and blue because she refused to wander around of the United States with him. She asks the custody of a child.
  • 28 Jan 1925 Thomas J. Roszell, 724 Hugh street, filed suit for a divorce from Effie Roszell, alleging that she refused to live with him. Mrs. Roszell is now living in Greenburg, Ind., according to the complaint.
  • 28 Jan 1925 Mrs. Mabel Clark, 641 Anderson avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Frank Clark, to whom she was married 23 years ago. She says that Clark did not allow her more than $1 a month for her own use. The children born to the couple are now grown. Mrs. Clark asks $5,000 alimony.
  • 28 Jan 1925 Mrs. Elsie Myers, 3735 South Harrison street, sued Forest Myers for divorce. She alleged that he called her vile names and falsely accused her of keeping company with other men.
  • 28 Jan 1925 Mrs. Josephine Price, 1523 North Anthony boulevard, was granted a divorce from Murray W. Price, news dealer, by Judge Ryan yesterday in superior court. Mrs. Price said her husband had told her that he no longer loved her and that he thought it was wrong for them to live together. The couple was married in 1913. Mrs. Price was granted the custody of two children and her husband was ordered to pay $25 a week for their support.
  • 29 Jan 1925 Clarence E. Strouse, a chiropractor, with offices in the Times building at Warsaw, was made defendant in a suit for divorce and $5,000 alimony filed yesterday afternoon in superior court by Ella E. Strouse, of this city. Mrs. Strouse alleged that her husband had filed to support her and her two children. She said he has given them on $5 since November1, 1924. The couple married in 1898. Mrs. Strouse is operating a rooming house at 312 East Berry street.
  • 29 Jan 1925 John L. Nelson, 409 High street, a railroad conductor, filed suit for a divorce from Emily Nelson, 1910 Pontiac street, alleging that she nagged and scolded him until he was not able to live with her. The couple married in 1902.
  • 29 Jan 1925 Mrs. Emille Snyder, 830 Greely street, filed suit for a divorce from William S. Greely and asked $300 alimony. She alleges that her husband is a habitual drunkard. Snyder is a truck driver.
  • 29 Jan 1925 Mary Etta Molenbruck was named as co-respondent in a divorce complaint filed yesterday by Carrie E. Menges, 2022 Cortland avenue against Ralph A. Menges, an employe of the American Express company. Mrs. Menges asks the custody of a child.
  • 29 Jan 1925 Kenneth W. Hale was granted a divorce from Irene J. Hale by Judge Ryan yesterday in superior court. Hale said his wife refused to stay at home and take care of the house and declared that she went to dances with other men almost every day.
  • 30 Jan 1925 The fact that her husband refused to allow her to accompany her former husband and his daughter to a Catholic church to attend the baptizing of the daughter’s child, was one of the allegations made by Elizabeth Marie Putt in her complaint for a divorce from Benjamin Putt filed yesterday in superior court. Mrs. Putt also alleges that her husband left her on six occasions. The couple was married in 1923 and separated in 1925. Putt is an employee of the General Electric company.
  • 30 Jan 1925 Mrs. Fay M. Armstrong filed suit for a divorce from Franklin L. Armstrong, alleging that he failed to support her, although he earns $100 a week. She said her husband drinks constantly. The plaintiff asks the custody of a daughter Myrtle May, 2. They were married in 1919
  • 30 Jan 1925 Arthur Bleich, 3126 South Monroe street, filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Mrs. Grace Bleich in superior court. Bleich alleged that his wife frequently drank liquor and boased of the fact. She also went out at night without telling him where she was going, he said.
  • 31 Jan 1925 Clara Worden, 1430 Fourth street, asked a divorce from James Worden to whom she was married 24 years ago. She asks the custody of three minor children. The plaintiff alleges that her husband was a habitual drunkard.
  • 31 Jan 1925 Rechael Randall sued James Randall for divorce. She alleged that the defendant choked, kicked and beat her and later deserted her and left the state.
  • 31 Jan 1925 Martha Beard sued Glen Beard for divorce. She said Beard married her on January 3, 1921, and deserted her on April 1, 1921, and she has not heard of him since. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Martha McKenzie be restored.
  • 31 Jan 1925 Mrs. Pauline Hoddinott sued Benjamin Hoddinott, 1631 West Main street, for divorce, alleging that he left her several times.
  • 31 Jan 1925 Mrs. Sarah C. Cochran, 1136 Jones street, asked a divorce and $6,500 alimony from Harry Cochran. Mrs. Cochran said her husband tried to “high tone” her. He refused to introduce her to his friends because he thought she belonged to a lower straus of society than he did, the complaint alleges.
  • 31 Jan 1925 William S. Snyder filed a cross-complaint for a divorce from Mrs. Emille Snyder. He alleged that his wife got drunk and that she refused to care for the home.
  • 31 Jan 1925 Mrs. Zola Freeman filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Harry Freeman, alleging that he failed to support her for a period of two years.

  • 01 Feb 1925 Mrs. Opal Martin was granted a divorce from Jean Martin by Judge Ryan yesterday in superior court on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment. She was also given a judgement for $50 alimony. The custody of a minor child was given to Mrs. Martin and her husband was ordered to pay $3 per week for its support.
  • 01 Feb 1925 Mrs. Genevieve M. Raber, South Harrison street filed suit for a divorce from Curtis A. Raber, alleging that her husband keeps company with another woman, who picture he carries around in his pocket.
  • 01 Feb 1925 Mrs. Hattie W. Gilliland, 3215 Oliver street, sued Ora Gilliland for divorce, alleging that he associated with other women.
  • 01 Feb 1925 Lafayette Riddle, 1420 Hanna street, sued Mrs. Josie Riddle for divorce, alleging that she does not love him.
  • 01 Feb 1925 Mrs. Lucile Krock, 1735 Washington boulevard, filed suit asking that her marriage to Ronald Krock be annulled. The plaintiff said she was only 15 years of age at the time of her marriage July 25, 1923 and therefore not capable of entering a marriage contract. The couple separated August 9, of that year.
  • 03 Feb 1925 Blanche B. Kyle was granted a divorce from Wayne B. Kyle, former local real estate man, yesterday afternoon in superior court and had her maiden name of Blanche Romy restored. Kyle did not appear in court. He is said to be residing in Florida at the present time. Mrs. Kyle told the court that her husband threatened to commit suicide unless he was given the stock he squandered it, she testified. He finally left her and told her to get a divorce, Mrs. Kyle said. The couple married April 14 1924 and separated November 11, 1924.
  • 03 Feb 1925 Amy Hart was granted a divorce from Walter Hart on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 03 Feb 1925 Charles F. Renier was granted a divorce from Doris H. Renier. He testified that his wife associated with other men.
  • 03 Feb 1925 Iva Grush was divorced from Charles Grush. Mrs. Grush said her husband was a gambler and failed to provide for her.
  • 03 Feb 1925 Necie Ducy was granted a decree dissolving her marriage to Andrew C. Ducy and was given a judgment for $2,000 alimony.
  • 03 Feb 1925 Effie Feichter was divorced from Clifford Feichter on a charge of non-support. The plaintiff’s maiden name of Effie Traster was restored.
  • 03 Feb 1925 Margaret Putnam, 3225 South Webster street, filed suit for a divorce from Alexander Putnam, charging failure to provide.
  • 04 Feb 1925 Ida Baumgartner, 2512 Dodge avenue, asked a divorce from Dee Raumgartner, alleging that he struck and beat her. The couple was married in 1922 and separated in 1925.
  • 04 Feb 1925 Florence Clement, 419 Baker street, filed a complaint charging that Roy Clement knocked down the plaintiff on one occasion and that he was cruel to her. Mrs. Clement asks that her maiden name of McCullough be restored.
  • 05 Feb 1925 Charles Sheets, employe of the Palace theater, was made defendant in a suit for divorce filed yesterday by his wife, Ethel Sheets. Mrs. Sheets alleges that her husband failed to support her properly and that he spends a large amount of his earning for intoxicating liquor. The plaintiff asks the custody of two children. The couple married in 1917 and separated in 1924.
  • 05 Feb 1925 Delbert Miller, 120 Eureka street filed suit for divorce from Mrs. Ruth Miller, alleging that she refused to take care of their home, but ran around with other men. He avers that the defendant served a jail term for associating with other men.
  • 07 Feb 1925 Lola Baney filed suit for a divorce from Gordon Baney yesterday afternoon in superior court, alleging that the defendant refused to buy the necessary furniture to start a home. She also alleged that when she was very ill she had a hard time inducing her husband to get a doctor for her. The plaintiff asks $500 alimony.
  • 07 Feb 1925 Earcie R. Willard, 1025 Huffman street filed suit for a divorce from Ethel B. Willard, who is now living in Milwaukee, Wis. Willard says he was married on January 16, 1924 and that his wife abandoned him November 23, 1924.
  • 07 Feb 1925 Fred Giacomo in a complaint for divorce alleged that Opal Giscomo was guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment and that she continually quarreled and nagged at him. The couple married in 1915.
  • 07 Feb 1925 Catherine Frick, 235 Greenwood avenue, sued Faust Frick for a divorce. She said he gave her a cursing on the day of their marriage, May 12, 1924, and left her and that she never saw him again. The plaintiff believes that her husband is in the vavy and that he is stationed at San Pedro, Cal. She asks that her maiden name of Catherine Trolly be restored.
  • 07 Feb 1925 Lola Quackenbush, 2012 Wells street filed suit for divorce from Russel Quackenbush, alleging that he beat her and failed to provide for her and two children. The couple married June 27, 1918.
  • 07 Feb 1925 Beulah McKnight told Judge Ryan that Harry McKnight failed to provide for her and finally abandoned her. She was granted a decree of divorce.
  • 08 Feb 1925 Charging that her husband, Benjamin H. Dollarhite, gave her a beating on a public street in Woodburn in March, 1924. Mrs. Sophia Dollarhite yesterday filed suit for a five year separation. The plaintiff said that when she was first married she worked in the fields and husked corn and plowed until dark and did her housework after her husband retired. On four or five occasions she said her husband deserted her without leaving any money and she had to become an object of charity for the time being. The couple was married in 1910.
  • 08 Feb 1925 Mrs. Hazel Carpenter, 3401 Holton avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Harley Carpenter, alleging that he choked her, threatened her life and nagged her. She asks the custody of two children.
  • 08 Feb 1925 Lois Sullivan, 1717 Short street sued Herschel Sullivan for support, claiming that he refused to furnish her with the necessities of life.
  • 08 Feb 1925 W. Howard Rodenbeck was granted a divorce from Mrs. Eula Rodenbeck. The plaintiff alleged that his wife attacked him with a pair of scissors on one occasion. Mrs. Rodenbeck has her maiden name, Read restored.
  • 08 Feb 1925 Nettie McPherson was granted a divorce from George W. McPherson on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 10 Feb 1925 Clarence Caseldine gets divorce and marriage license same day. He secured a divorce from Eva Caseldine yesterday in superior court and them went to the clerks’ office and secured a license to wed Mary A Yahne. Caseldine told Judge Ryan that his wife associated with other men and that she finally left the city with one of them.
  • 10 Feb 1925 Marion B. Overholt was granted a divorce from Helen M. Overholt. He said she would go out with other men and stay until 2 or 3 o’clock in the morning.
  • 10 Feb 1925 Mae P. Liebig won a decree of divorce from Joseph H. Liebig. She said her husband failed to support her.
  • 10 Feb 1925 Clarence Dominique, 541 Lasselle street, filed suit for a divorce from Annis Dominique, alleging that she called him vile names and quarreled with him. The couple was married in 1914.
  • 10 Feb 1925 Louise Bracht, 820 Davis street filed a complaint asking a divorce from Francis Bracht. The couple was married 32 years ago and separated in 1915.
  • 10 Feb 1925 The following divorce cases were dismissed in superior court: Goldie H. Swihart against Homer Swihart, Mary E. Passwater against Fred H. Passwater and Clarence L. Reynolds against Ellen Reynolds.
  • 11 Feb 1925 Wilma H. Pence told the court that her husband, Gail D. Pence was cruel to her and choked her upon three different occasions. The plaintiff had her maiden name of Wilma Bloomberg restored.
  • 11 Feb 1925 Roy K. Kohart was granted a divorce from Amanda M. Kohart. Kohart said his wife told him that she did not care for him but loved another man.
  • 11 Feb 1925 Roy C. Stitsel was granted a divorce from Blanche Stitsel. He said his wife refused to take care of their home properly.
  • 11 Feb 1925 Roy Clement filed a cross complaint or divorce from Mrs. Florence Clement in which he name Martin Wright as co-respondent.
  • 12 Feb 1925 “My husband told me he was a fool for having married me,” confessed Anna F. Starke, 1115 Tecumsch street, in a suit for divorce filed yesterday in superior court against Harry F. Starke. Mrs. Starke declared that she is through with her husband to whom she was married June 4, 1923, and asked that her maiden name of Anna Fredericka Koenig be restored.
  • 12 Feb 1925 Cardes Johnson, living in the White apartments, yesterday filed suit for a divorce from Leo Johnson, alleging that he “knocked her prostrate.” The couple was married in 1916 and separated last year.
  • 12 Feb 1925 Ariel Walter was granted a divorce from Otis R. Walter and had her maiden name of Ariel Warren restored. The plaintiff told the judge that her husband slapped her and made false accusations against her.
  • 12 Feb 1925 Vera Sylvester filed a cross-complaint for a limited divorce from Wesley Sylvester, alleging that he failed to support her and that he has been arrested for wife and child neglect. She asks the custody of a child.
  • 14 Feb 1925 Arthur B. Wagner filed suit in superior court yesterday for a divorce from his marriage to Helen M. Wagner, which was entered 28 years ago. The plaintiff charges cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple has a child 20 years old. Mr. and Mrs. Wagner have lived apart since 1916.
  • 14 Feb 1925 Marie Strunk filed a complaint asking a divorce from Ray H. Strunk. The plaintiff alleges that she and her husband are entirely incompatible. They were married in 1917 and separated in 1925. Judge Ryan entered an order compelling Strunk to pay his wife $15 a week for support and $35 for attorney fees.
  • 14 Feb 1925 Leslie Pumphrey, 523 East Wayne street, sued Villa Stanley Pumphrey for divorce, charging abandonment. The couple married in 1918 and separated in 1922.
  • 15 Feb 1925 Mrs. Rheua H. Snyder, Huntertown filed suit for a divorce from John M. Snyder, restaurant owner and asks $2,000 alimony. Mrs. Snyder alleges that her husband cursed her, struck her and falsely accused her of associating with other men. The couple married in 1915. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Gump be restored.
  • 15 Feb 1925 Bessie B. Justus, 1027 Oliver street has sued Percy T. Justus for divorce and $5,000 alimony. She alleged the her husband spent his money on liquor and failed to support her.
  • 15 Feb 1925 Myrtle Mills, 1112 Hanna street filed a complaint asking a divorce from Grant Mills. She charges nonsupport. The couple was married 25 years ago.
  • 15 Feb 1925 Dewey Ford , colored, 300 Culberson filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Ella Lee Ford. The cross-complaint said his wife kept company with another colored man. He alleges that the wife would spend all morning in bed; that she neglected her housework and the two children and used indecent language.
  • 17 Feb 1925 The scent of fresh roasted peanuts and the razzle-dazzle of the circus proved too much for his wife, Thoe and she left him to travel with the big show, according to Henry Koorsen, who was granted a divorce yesterday afternoon in superior court. Koorsen said his wife told him before she left that she was tired of him and asked him to secure a divorce.
  • 17 Feb 1925 Chester O. Sloan, 18 filed a petition to have his marriage to Catherine Sloan, 16 annulled. The couple gave false testimony about their ages when they were married in Michigan several months ago, it is alleged.
  • 17 Feb 1925 Beatrice V. Kennedy was granted a divorce from Frank S. Kennedy. She charged failure to provide.
  • 17 Feb 1925 Ellsworth C. Burnside, Franklin avenue filed suit for a divorce from Edalina E. Burnside and asked the custody of a son, Donald, 3. The plaintiff alleges that his wife refused to leave the home of her mother to live with him in the house he provided for her.
  • 17 Feb 1925 Blanche O’Connell, Route 3 asked a divorce and the custody of three children in a complaint filed yesterday. She charged cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 17 Feb 1925 The divorce suit of Bessie B. Justus against Percy T. Justice was dismissed.
  • 17 Feb 1925 The divorce suit of Andrye Fisher against William J. Fisher was dismissed.
  • 18 Feb 1925 Alphonse Rieg, 1625 Short street filed suit for a divorce from Helen Rieg, alleging that she never acted as if she loved him and rejected all of his advances to be affectionate toward her. The couple married May 20, 1924, and separated February 13, 1925.
  • 18 Feb 1925 Margaret Carpenter, Spy Run avenue, asked a divorce from Cloid Carpenter. She claimed that her husband threatened to poison her.
  • 18 Feb 1925 Hazel Pearl Skelly, 344 East Berry street, asked a divorce from Carl S. Skelly, alleging that he beat her so hard that marks were left on her body for several days. The plaintiff asks that she be awarded the custody of the three children during the summer months and that her husband given their custody during the school months.
  • 19 Feb 1925 Walter S. Shaw was granted a divorce from Daisy Shaw by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. The plaintiff told the court that his wife took the children and left and refused to return.
  • 19 Feb 1925 Beatrice V. Kennedy was granted a divorce from Frank S. Kennedy on a complaint charging failure to provide. They were married in 1921 and separated last May.
  • 19 Feb 1925 Ida Rice and William Rice were divorced. The plaintiff charged that she had to take in washings to support herself and her three children.
  • 19 Feb 1925 Mrs. Emma Bunch, 219 East Jefferson street, filed a complaint asking a divorce from William Bunch, who has left her and is living in Detroit, according to her story.
  • 21 Feb 1925 Mrs. Ilo Golliver, 3432 Allen avenue, filed suit for a divorce from John Golliver, and asked $2,000 alimony. She alleged cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple were married in 1920.
  • 22 Feb 1925 Several scenes which no “bedroom farce” would dare to reproduce on the stage were described yesterday to Special Judge Samuel C. Cleland in the superior court, who is hearing the divorce case of Ed Buuck, Wabash railway detective, against Mrs. Carrie Buuck. After a hearing which lasted all morning the case was continue until Monday. Mrs. Laura Riddle, who keeps a rooming house at 1129 South Clinton street, testified to forcing an entrance to a room in her house which has been occupied by Mrs. Blanche Greiner and finding her alone with Buuck. Mrs. Greiner was clad only in bloomers and a thin kimono. Mrs. Riddle said prior to that time Buuck has been posing as a single man and had said he was a Sunday school superintendent. Buuck claimed that he came home one night to the rooming house operated by his wife and found a young man and a girl in bed together. He said he started to call the police, but his wife jerked the phone out of his hand and begged him not to. Mrs. Buuck charged that her husband has made liquor ever since the prohibition law went into effect. Buuck denies the charge and said he never had any liquor except some cider which he kept for his own use.
  • 22 Feb 1925 Susie Mock filed suit for a divorce from Roy Mock, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple married in April, 1920, and separated February 3, 1925.
  • 22 Feb 1925 The divorce suit of Margaret Carpenter against Clold Carpenter was dismissed.
  • 24 Feb 1925 Edward Buuck, Wabash railroad detective, was refused a divorce from his wife, Carrie Buuck, by Special Judge Samuel C. Cleland yesterday afternoon in superior court. The case was one of the most sensational that has been heard for some time. Husband and wife accused each other of infidelity and named co-respondents. The evidence appeared to be too bad. The judge worked on the old theory that it would be a pity to spoil two homes with them, according to his brief lecture.
  • 24 Feb 1925 Margaret Brown, stenographer, filed suit for a divorce from Archibald Brown, alleging that he had been unfaithful to his marriage vows. She asked $2,000 alimony.
  • 24 Feb 1925 Margaret Schwartz filed suit for a divorce from Frank Schwartz charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The plaintiff asks the custody of her son.
  • 24 Feb 1925 Emma Wollman sued Ories G. Wollman, 1113 Scott avenue, for divorce, alleging non-support. She asked that her maiden name of Emma Beyerlain be restored.
  • 24 Feb 1925 Laura Bailey, 1040 Grant street, filed suit for divorce from Edward Bailey, charging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 24 Feb 1925 Ruth Hudson was granted a divorce from Clarence D. Hudson, charging failure to provide.
  • 25 Feb 1925 Lawrence R. Sovine, 820 West Berry street, asked a divorce from Mary Sovine, charging desertion. The couple married on July 26, 1924, and separated February 16, 1925.
  • 25 Feb 1925 Caroline Parker filed suit for a limited separation from William Parker, Alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple married September 17, 1924.
  • 25 Feb 1925 Mary Wickliffe, Aboite township, filed suits for divorce and $1,000 alimony from Ernest Wickliffe. The plaintiff said her husband spent so much money on liquor that he neglected her and their six children to such an extent that they became charges of the township.
  • 25 Feb 1925 Laura Bailey, 1040 Grand street, and mother of six children, claimed that her husband got drunk on an average of once a week for the past two years and that on such occasions he was cruel to her. The couple married in 1908.
  • 25 Feb 1925 Elizabeth Allman was granted a divorce from Thomas Allman by Judge Ryan on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 25 Feb 1925 The divorce suit of Lillian Pento against Joe Pento was dismissed.
  • 26 Feb 1925 Emma Kees filed suit for a divorce from Samuel Kees and asked a judgment for $5,000 alimony. She alleged that her husband failed to provide a separate home for her, but compelled her to live with his father and mother. The plaintiff has lived part of the time at Woodburn during the past two years.
  • 26 Feb 1925 Mary Stolz asked a divorce from George L. Stolz, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. She said Stolz refused to live with her. The couple married in June, 1923, and separated within a month.
  • 26 Feb 1925 Grace Girard, 336 East Main street filed suit for a divorce from Oliver Girard, charging failure to provide.
  • 26 Feb 1925 Joseph Mills, a butcher, West Superior street, sued his wife for divorce, alleging that she would not get up and prepare his breakfast, but stayed in bed until 10 or 11 o’clock almost every morning.
  • 26 Feb 1925 Mrs. Ivena Kinney, 1324 Zollars avenue, asked a divorce from William M. Kinney, charging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 26 Feb 1925 Judge Ryan granted Freda Aker a divorce from Jacob Aker, on a charge of abandonment.
  • 27 Feb 1925 Declaring that William F. Lynch is a “chronic grouch,” Charlotte M. Lynch filed a cross complaint for a divorce yesterday in superior court. The woman also alleged that her husband used profane language in addressing her and that he knocked her down on one occasion. The couple was married in Mary, 1923, and separated February 7.
  • 27 Feb 1925 Wilfred Phillips filed suit for a divorce from Harriett M. Phillips, alleging that she refused to take care of her household duties and reused to associate with his parents and relatives. The couple was married July 20, 1920, and separated December 12, 1924.
  • 27 Feb 1925 Nannie Long filed a complaint for divorce from John W. Long, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The Longs were married September 2, 1920 and separated December 16, 1923.
  • 27 Feb 1925 The divorce case brought by Norah Frech against Charles Frech was dismissed.
  • 28 Feb 1925 Alleging that her husband beat her, dragged her around by the hair and drove her from their home late at night when she was attired only in her night clothes, Mrs. Rosella Shoemaker, 2418 South Anthony boulevard, filed suit for a divorce from Louis H. Shoemaker. The plaintiff also alleged that her husband drank to excess.
  • 28 Feb 1925 Mrs. Dora Fehlsing, who has been married 40 years and who is the mother of 11 children, six of whom are living, was granted a one-year limited separation from August Fehlsing in superior court. Mrs. Fehlsing said her husband has a bad temper and continually provoked her to quarrel with him.
  • 28 Feb 1925 Cordie Hall filed suit for a divorce from Sandy Hall, alleging desertion and failure to provide.
  • 28 Feb 1925 Ruth McMannus was granted a divorce from George McMannus, charging failure to provide. The plaintiff’s maiden name of Ruth Bryan was restored.
  • 28 Feb 1925 Fred Pratt was granted a divorce from Louise Pratt. He charged the defendant with cruelty and said she refused to live with him.
  • 28 Feb 1925 Lorenzo Smith against Lola Smith, for divorce, was heard by Judge Ryan who held up the decree until proof of residence can be provided.
  • 28 Feb 1925 The divorce suit of Flossie Erwin against Harry W. Erwin was dismissed in superior court.
  • 28 Feb 1925 The divorce suit of Lillian F. Timme against William N. Timme was dismissed in superior court.

  • 01 Mar 1925 Judge Ryan granted Viola Meiker a divorce from Bernard C. Meiker on a charge that he associated with other women and failed to support her. She was given custody of a child and the defendant was ordered to pay $10 per week to its support.
  • 01 Mar 1925 Irene Krahm, 2205 Spy Run avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Fred Krahm, alleging that he associated with other women.
  • 01 Mar 1925 Esthella Thomas, colored, 543 Holman street, sued Robert Thomas for divorce, alleging that he made fun of her when she was ill and reused to get her a doctor.
  • 03 Mar 1925 Zella Slade was given $1,000 alimony in addition to a divorce from John Slade. She charged that he made false accusations against her.
  • 03 Mar 1925 Maud L. Chaney was divorced from Carl W. Chaney on testimony that he failed to provide and that he associated with other women.
  • 03 Mar 1925 Lucile Dale was granted a divorce from Edison Dale on a cross-complaint. She was also granted the custody of a minor child and the husband was ordered to pay $5 a week for its support.
  • 03 Mar 1925 Phillip E. Todd told Judge Ryan that his wife Cora, ordered him to leave her at the age of 62 years. He also said his wife was cruel to him. He was granted a divorce.
  • 03 Mar 1925 Celia White was granted a divorce from Alexander B. White. She charged that he failed to make proper provisions for her support.
  • 03 Mar 1925 Leonard Uetrecht was divorced from Marie Uetrecht and was given the custody of his children. Uetrecht said that his wife abandoned him.
  • 03 Mar 1925 William Edmonson, colored, who runs a dry cleaning establishment, told Judge Ryan a heart-breaking story in his divorce fight with Viola Edmonson. Edmonson told the court that his wife refused to cook for him, but that she cooked a chicken for a colored man called “Wing.” He said he had gone broke trying to pay the costs and attorney fees in three previous suits filed against him by his wife. There is a small amount of money involved in the suit and Judge Ryan took it under advisement until today.
  • 03 Mar 1925 Madaline Breen, 2015 Warsaw street, filed suit for divorce from Fred Breen, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple was married in 1919 and separated in 1925.
  • 03 Mar 1925 Elizabeth Powell, Marion, Ind., filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Charles E. Powell, alleging infidelity.
  • 04 Mar 1925 Mrs. Dorothy Woods Van Horn, spiritualistic medium, living at 1331 Swinney avenue, was called everything but a saint in a divorce complaint filed yesterday by William C. Van Horn, boilermaker, living at 216 Brackenridge street. Van Horn charges that his wife is a bigamist and that she was the legal wife of one, Harry Woods, when she married the plaintiff last November. He alleges that she threatened to put poison in his food, that she smokes cigarets, drinks liquor to excess, curses, calls him vile name, associated with police court characters, slips love notes to men while she pretends to be holding a séance. The plaintiff charges that his wife can change from the lovely calm of a “sitting” to the fury of a demon in a few minutes and declaring that she is possessed of evil spirits, will slap his face, pull his hair and ears and the declare the she was not responsible.
  • 04 Mar 1925 Edward O’Brien filed suit for a divorce from Cecil Scott O’Brien, alleging desertion. The couple was married January 5, 1924.
  • 04 Mar 1925 Charles W. Beard was granted a divorce from Effie M. Beard to whom he was married in 1895.
  • 04 Mar 1925 John Allison was granted a divorce from Edith Allison, alleging that she quarreled and fussed.
  • 04 Mar 1925 Cluro Charles Meyers was granted a divorce from Pearl Meyers and defendant’s maiden name of Todd was restored.
  • 05 Mar 1925 Louise Schoppman was granted a divorce from Louis Schoppman, plumber, by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court and the plaintiff was awarded a judgment for $8,075 alimony. She was awarded the custody of her son and daughter and Mrs. Schoppman was ordered to pay $15 a week for their support. Mrs. Schoppman testified that her husband associated with a number of women, while pretending to be doing plumbing work at their houses. She mentioned in particular a widow, Mrs. Mae Huguenard. Shoppman charged his wife with associating with other men and name one of his plumbers, Jerry Gunder.
  • 05 Mar 1925 Wilma Ver Valin, 1401 Wall street, filed suit for a divorce from George Ver Valin, alleging desertion. The couple was married July 3, 1920, and separated March 1, 1921.
  • 06 Mar 1925 Mrs. Ina Leips, 2526 Hoagland avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Edward C. Leips, alleging that he neglected her and remained away from home much of the time and deprived her of his society. The couple was married in 1910 and separated in 1924.
  • 06 Mar 1925 Having completed 20 years of married life and calling it a bad job, Harry A. Joy secured a divorce from Mrs. Anna M. Joy yesterday in superior court testified that his wife associated with other men.
  • 06 Mar 1925 Clarence Elett, traveling salesman, 1302 Spy Run avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Mrs. Esther Elett, alleging that she threw a bottle of Lysol at him and burned his chest. The couple was married in November, 1923. They have a boy 11 months old.
  • 07 Mar 1925 Marjorie Pray filed suit for a divorce from Dwight Pray yesterday, alleging that her husband has a bad temper and quarreled so much that she cannot live with him any longer. The couple married in 1918 and separated in 1925.
  • 07 Mar 1925 Myrtle Murphy, 1826 Hanna street, filed suit for a divorce from Rufus Murphy. She charged that Murphy refused to provide a suitable home for her and her two children and that he abandoned her. The couple married February 10, 1918, and separated Jun 12, 1919.
  • 07 Mar 1925 John Sadler, 1816 Weisser Part avenue, asked a divorce from Jessie Saddler. He alleged that she associated with men and women of bad character. She remained away from home until a late-hour of night and then often returned in a drunken condition, he averred. She deserted him on January 1, 1923.
  • 08 Mar 1925 Claude L. Christman was granted a divorce from Margaret F. Christman by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday in superior court on testimony that the defendant associated with other men, stayed out late at night and called the plaintiff vile names.
  • 08 Mar 1925 Mary S. Copp was granted a divorce from Frank Copp on a cross-complaint charging that he was cruel to her and that he gambled away his money.
  • 08 Mar 1925 A judgement of $1,000 alimony was asked by Marie Martin in a suit for divorce filed yesterday against John Martin. Mrs. Martin said her husband had told her that he would not support their baby girl which was born two week ago. She also alleged that Martin threatened to kill her.
  • 10 Mar 1925 The four-year fight of William A. S. Parry, 333 West DeWald street, secure a divorce from Margaret B. Parry was renewed yesterday afternoon when he filed a divorce complaint charging that his wife abandoned him in 1920. The couple married in 1903. Perry has long been looked up to as Allen county’s champion litigant. He has figured in more court actions than any man in the county during the past four years. Most of them are cases growing out of trouble with his wife. Parry had considerable trouble also with Robert Fernwalt, who claimed that Parry alienated the affections of his wife. On one occasion the two men engaged in a fist fight as they were leaving superior court after a hearing in a divorce case.
  • 10 Mar 1925 Pearl Axson, 4033 South Hoagland street, filed suit against George W. Axson for a divorce and $2,000 alimony. She charges her husband with failure to provide. The plaintiff is the mother of seven children. She asks their custody.
  • 10 Mar 1925 Margaret Greene, John street, filed suit for a divorce from Harley Greene, alleging cruelty. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Margaret Bonar be restored.
  • 10 Mar 1925 Hattie Kress asked a divorce from Frank Kress, alleging that he drank to excess.
  • 10 Mar 1925 Hazel Branford was granted a divorce from Louis J. Branford and was given the custody of her children. She charged failure to provide.
  • 10 Mar 1925 Flora Suciu was granted a divorce from George Suciu, charging failure to provide.
  • 11 Mar 1925 Ben York was divorced from Kate York when he testified that his wife received letters from other men and that she associated with them.
  • 11 Mar 1925 Bernice Ford was granted a decree when she testified that her husband, Harley Ford failed to provide for her and was cruel to her.
  • 11 Mar 1925 Emma Straub was granted a divorce and custody of her children. She told the court the Charles Straub drank and gambled and failed to provide for her. Straub was ordered to pay $3 a week toward the support of the child.
  • 11 Mar 1925 Eugenia Wiggins testified that Joseph N. Wiggins deserted her and that she did not know of his whereabouts. She was given a divorce and the custody of her children.
  • 11 Mar 1925 Hazel Hengsteller was divorced from Otto Hengsteller and was given the custody of her child. The defendant was ordered to pay $5 a week to its support.
  • 11 May 1925 Viola Edmonson, colored, was granted a divorce from William Edmonson, colored, on evidence heard by Judge Ryan more than a week ago. The plaintiff was given the custody of the children and the defendant was ordered to pay $8 a week for their support.
  • 11 Mar 1925 Lacy Mettert, 1130 Edsall avenue sued Florence Mettert for divorce, alleging that she deserted him recently and has refused to return to him.
  • 11 Mar 1925 Earl W. Shearer, 2308 Gay street, asked a divorce from Mrs. Lulu B. Shearer, to whom he was married 13 years ago, alleging that they could not agree over her children.
  • 11 Mar 1925 The divorce suit of Emma Kees against Samuel A. Kees was dismissed in superior court.
  • 12 Mar 1925 Arthur E. Spaulding, traveling salesman, was granted a divorce from Mrs. Rosalie Spaulding, Chicago, by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. The couple married in 1901 and they have lived apart since 1910. Spaulding was granted a divorce by publication March 14, 1922, but his wife appeared 18 months later and had it set aside. Spaulding alleged that his wife quarreled with him and mistreated him until he could no longer live with her. Mrs. Spaulding testified that her husband had associated with other women.
  • 12 Mar 1925 Charles H. Flickinger, 604 Harrison street, filed suit for a divorce from Mrs. Mamie Flickinger, alleging desertion.
  • 13 Mar 1925 Mrs. Emsie Irmscher was granted a divorce from George M. Irmscher by Judge Wood yesterday afternoon in circuit court on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment. The plaintiff was given the custody of a minor child, age 2, and the defendant was ordered to pay $35 a month for the care and support of the child. The defendant was given the right to visit the child at proper times.
  • 13 Mar 1925 Ervin Hongendobler was granted a divorce from Frances Hongendobler on a cross-complaint in superior court. The custody of two of the children was given to their mother. One child was placed in the home of its father’s parents. The father was charged with the support of the three children.
  • 13 Mar 1925 Perry Cox filed suit for a divorce from Mrs. Maude Cox, charging desertion.
  • 13 Mar 1925 Esabella E. Bush sued Warren S. Bush for divorce, alleging nonsupport for a period of two years. The defendant lives in Parkersburg, W. Va.
  • 13 Mar 1925 The Journal-Gazette was in error yesterday morning in saying that Albert Spaulding, traveling salesman, was granted a divorce from Mrs. Rosalie Spaulding of Chicago. Judge Ryan, of the superior court, who heard the case, denied the decree.
  • 14 Mar 1925 After 30 years of married life, Jesse O. Carpenter, 607 Lillian street, yesterday filed suit for a divorce from Amanda Carpenter. The plaintiff charged cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple are the parents of five children.
  • 14 Mar 1925 Rinjous Aboud filed suit for a divorce from Elias Aboud, charging desertion. The couple married in 1901 and separated in 1914. They have one child which has attained its majority.
  • 14 Mar 1925 Hilda Nelson was granted a divorce from Norman Nelson. The plaintiff told Judge Ryan, of the superior court, that her husband failed to support her and that she had to work and provide for her own needs.
  • 15 Mar 1925 Mrs. Fannie Lambert was granted a divorce from her husband, William Lambert, by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday in superior court. The couple married 22 years ago and have lived apart for the past four years. The plaintiff charged failure to provide.
  • 17 Mar 1925 Ira Eastburn was granted a divorce from Stella Eastburn by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. The plaintiff alleged that her husband deserted her four years ago.
  • 17 Mar 1925 Ellenore Williams was granted a divorce from Simon G. Williams. The plaintiff was granted the custody of her children and the defendant was ordered to pay $10 a week for their support. Mrs. Williams charged cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 17 Mar 1925 John T. Leirman filed suit for divorce from Minerva Leirman, charging curel and inhuman treatment.
  • 17 Mar 1925 Ella Harrell, 621 East Wayne street filed suit for a three-year separation from Daniel Harrell, alleging that he takes other women on automobile rides. The couple married 31 years ago.
  • 17 Mar 1925 Monica Weishelmer filed suit for a divorce from Clarence Weishelmer, alleging that he failed to support her properly. She asked that her maiden name of Sorg be restored.
  • 18 Mar 1925 Bessie Harris filed suit for a divorce from John Harris, alleging that her husband deserted her last January. The couple married in November, 1924.
  • 18 Mar 1925 Audrey C. Murray, 1133 Spy Run avenue, mother of seven children, filed suit for a divorce from Jesse E. Murray, who was recently sentenced to serve a term or six months on the state penal farm on a charge of child neglect. Mrs. Murray says she has had to take in washings to support the family. The couple married 20 years ago.
  • 18 Mar 1925 Marie Elliott, Sinclair street, sued Roland Elliott for divorce and asked that her maiden name, Haire be restored. She charged that her husband cursed her and that he failed to support her.
  • 18 Mar 1925 Emma T. Schuckman, 432 Watkins street, sued Edward H. Schuckman, alleging that he deserted her several weeks ago. She asks a five-year separation. She also claims that her husband associated with other women for immoral purposes.
  • 18 Mar 1925 Daisy Mannet was granted a divorce from Charles E. Mannet and had her maided name of Guiff restored. The plaintiff charged that her husband was cruel to her and left her without cause.
  • 19 Mar 1925 Mrs. Bertha Marie Polk, 435 West Butler street, filed suit for a divorce from William Polk, charging cruelty and failure to provide. Polk was recently given a suspended sentence in circuit court on a charge of forgery.
  • 19 Mar 1925 Moses Lup, Culbertson street, filed suit for a divorce from his wife, Mary who has returned to Rumania. Lup has refused to go back to the old county and his wife will not return to the United States. Mrs. Lup has her two children with her.
  • 20 Mar 1925 Emmett Krohne, Calhoun street, filed suit for a divorce yesterday from Marvel Krohne, alleging that she would become angry at her child and would refuse to take care of it. The couple were married in 1922 and separated in 1924.
  • 20 Mar 1925 Lulu Wyatt, 116 East Pontiac street, filed suit for a divorce from James Wyatt, charging that her husband drank and that he abused her. She also asked $2,000 alimony.
  • 20 Mar 1925 Freda Irene Yeager, West DeWald street, sued Cloyd Leo Yeager for divorce. She charged failure to support.
  • 20 Mar 1925 Rufus R. Brown, 639 Riverside avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Elsie Brown, alleging that his wife associated with men of a questionable character and that she stayed out until a late hour every night.
  • 20 Mar 1925 Meldora Mitchell was granted a divorce from Reiley S. Mitchell and was given the custody of a child. The plaintiff charged failure to provide.
  • 21 Mar 1925 Mrs. Bessie M. Montague, 201 Brackenridge street, filed a cross-complaint for a divorce from Morgan H. Montague. She said her husband hit her with his fist in July, 1923. She alleged cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 22 Mar 1925 Helena Shutt was granted a divorce from Raymond Shutt and had her maiden name restored. The plaintiff charged failure to provide.
  • 22 Mar 1925 Fred R. Cleland, 1236 West Main street, filed suit for a divorce from Lula C. Cleland, charging that his wife falsely accuses him of associating with other women.
  • 24 Mar 1925 Grace Bleich was granted a divorce from Arthur Bleich by Judge Charles J. Ryan in superior court yesterday. The plaintiff charged that her husband associated with other women. Her maiden name of Grace M. Beck was restored.
  • 24 Mar 1925 Teresa Mills was granted a divorce from Arthur C. Mills on her testimony that her husband was cruel to her. Mills was granted the custody of the children.
  • 24 May 1925 Hazel Carpenter, 3401 Holton avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Harley Carpenter. She alleged that her husband choked her and nagged and quarreled with her. The couple married in 1919 and separated in 1925.
  • 24 Mar 1925 Clara Gibany filed suit for a divorce from Edward Gibany, charging desertion. The couple married in 1915 and separated in 1925.
  • 24 Mar 1925 The divorce suit of Edward Rabel against Josephine Rabel went to Whitley county on a change of venue.
  • 25 Mar 1925 Althea Lispcomb was granted a divorce from William Lipscomb in superior court and has her maiden name of Althea Green restored. She charged that the defendant was quarrelsome and that he threatened her life.
  • 25 Mar 1925 The divorce case of Margaret C. Langston against Roscoe Langston was postponed until April 17.
  • 26 Mar 1925 Estella Stolte filed suit for a divorce from Albert A. Stolte and asked $1,000 alimony. She charged cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple was married in 1921 and separated recently.
  • 26 Mar 1925 Mrs. Gladys Jarboe, who is a patient at the Irene Byron sanitorium, asked $1,000 alimony and a five-year separation from Henry G. Jarboe. The plaintiff charges desertion.
  • 26 Mar 1925 Lillian Blackford sued Francis Blackford for divorce, alleging that he knocked her down and that he deserted her.
  • 26 Mar 1925 Maude M. Arnett, 1513 Fletcher avenue, charged Clifford O. Arnett with nonsupport and unreasonable jealousy.
  • 26 Mar 1925 Mary Jennings, 1813 Calhoun street, in a complaint for divorce from John Jennings, charged desertion.
  • 26 Mar 1925 Ruth Hudson was divorced from Clarence Hudson on a charge of failure to provide.
  • 26 Mar 1925 Bernice Ford was granted a divorce from Harley Ford on a charge of failure to provide.
  • 27 Mar 1925 Mrs. Lillian Bender, 2926 Radcliffe drive, filed suit for a one-year separation from Thomas Bender, painting contractor. She asked the custody of three children and $40 a week for support. The plaintiff alleged that her husband was quarrelsome and insanely jealous of her.
  • 27 Mar 1925 Gertrude Borcherding filed suit for divorce from William Borcherding. She alleged that her husband often left her and stayed for a period of several days. The only explanation he gave was that his former wife was giving him trouble. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Gertrude Fleming be restored.
  • 27 Mar 1925 Ruth Lillie, 322 Elizabeth street, sued Carl H. Lillie for divorce, alleging that he associated with women of bad character.
  • 27 Mar 1925 Esta Santosky filed suit against Walter Santosky, alleging that he kept company with other women. The couple was married in 1923 and separated August 21, 1924.
  • 27 Mar 1925 Emmett Smith, 501 West Suttenfield street, filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Anna Smith, alleging that his wife falsely accused him of purchasing wearing apparel for other women.
  • 27 Mar 1925 Maud O. Sundberg was granted a divorce from Arthur Sundberg on a cross-complaint, charging failure to provide. She was given custody of the children and allowed $5 a week for their support.
  • 28 Mar 1925 Unable to stand the “constant wrangle,” which she declared that her husband cause, Alice Lutz, 1224 Maumee avenue, filed suit for a limited divorce from Edward Lutz yesterday afternoon in superior court. The couple married in 1917 and separated a short time ago.
  • 28 Mar 1925 Mrs. Julia Coffee, 825 Columbia avenue, filed suit for a divorce from David Coffee, alleging that he made false accusations against her, and that he asked her to leave their home.
  • 29 Mar 1925 Alleging that her husband and she had quarreled almost every day for the past eight years, Mrs. Alice Lutz, 1224 Maumee avenue, yesterday filed suit for a two-year separation from Edward Lutz. The plaintiff also said her husband was often cold and indifferent. She asks the custody of four children.
  • 29 Mar 1925 Mrs. Virginia McGirk, 211 Douglas avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Dewey McGirk alleging failure to provide for a period of two years. The couple was married in 1922.
  • 29 Mar 1925 Mrs. Carrie E. Menges was granted a divorce from Ralph A. Menges by Judge Ryan in superior court. The plaintiff said her husband kept company with other women. She was awarded custody of her child.
  • 31 Mar 1925 Mrs. Mamie Sheets, 1144 Hanna street, asked a two-year separation from Harrison Sheets, charging that he frequently becomes intoxicated and that he is cruel to her.
  • 31 Mar 1925 Glenn M. Burchard, 442 East Lewis street, asked a divorce from Eunice Irene Burchard, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple was married on September 13, 1924 and separated March 17.
  • 31 Mar 1925 Cyril O’Neil alleged that his wife called him bad names and that she struck him. He asks a divorce. The couple was married in 1922
  • 31 Mar 1925 Alleging that his wife, Ida has scolded him almost constantly for a period of two years Francis L. Anders, 2205 South Calhoun street filed a complaint for divorce.
  • 31 Mar 1925 Alvin Bodgett was granted a divorce from Grace Bodgett. The plaintiff testified that his wife was quarrelsome and that she cursed him.
  • 31 Mar 1925 Effie Schultz was granted a divorce from Stephen Schultz when she told Judge Ryan that her husband abandoned her about five years ago and had failed to provide for her since that time.
  • 31 Mar 1925 Lucile Webster was divorced from George M. Webster. The plaintiff testified that Webster told her before marriage that he had an income and that he owned a house. Both statements were untrue, she said.
  • 31 Mar 1925 Helen Chambers, colored, was granted a divorce from Kenneth Chambers. She said her husband neglected her while she was ill.
  • 31 Mar 1925 The suit of Lillian Bender against Theodore Bender for limited separation was dismissed.

  • 01 Apr 1925 Mrs. Bertha Gelse filed suit for a divorce from Jerome Gelse, 221 West Main street, alleging that he struck and beat her. She asked the custody of three children. The couple was married in 1917.
  • 01 Apr 1925 Clarent Debolt, Monroeville, filed suit for a divorce from Leota Debolt. He said that his wife has lived with him but four years out of seven. She frequently deserted him, he said.
  • 01 Apr 1925 Clara Shirk, 176 Elizabeth street, sued Lee Shirk for divorce alleging that her husband sought the company of other women.
  • 01 Apr 1925 George Williams, Watkins street, filed suit for a divorce from Etta Williams, alleging that she nagged at him and failed to do her housework.
  • 01 Apr 1925 Sadle Patty was divorced from Harvey Patty on charges of failure to provide.
  • 01 Apr 1925 Husta L. Wade was divorced from Wilbur Wade on charges of failure to provide.
  • 01 Apr 1925 Lucile Webster was granted a divorce from George W. Webster. The couple was married last month.
  • 01 Apr 1925 Dewey Ford, colored, was granted a divorce from Ella Lee Ford. The plaintiff charged that his wife kept company with other men.
  • 03 Apr 1925 Elsie Myers was granted an absolute divorce from Forest Myers. Custody of three minor children was given to the wife and the husband was ordered to pay $50 a month to support the children.
  • 03 Apr 1925 Clifford O. Arnett, who is being sued for divorce by his wife, Maude M. Arnett, declared in a cross-complaint that she threatened to obtain a divorce if he would not kill her former husband from whom she has been divorced so that she would obtain the custody of her children by the former marriage. Also, it was alleged he had been accused of associating with other women and was “nagged and harassed.” The wife started other divorce proceedings about three months ago, it was declared and the matter was compromised. Arnett declared he is the sole means of dependence for three children by a former marriage.
  • 03 Apr 1925 Charging accusations of immorality were made by her husband, Mabel Schmal seeks divorce from Carl Schmal. They were married January 25, 1924, and separated in February.
  • 03 Apr 1925 Ruth E. Alter asks a divorce decree, alleging that her husband, George Alter is a drunkard and has failed to provide. They were married Jun 5, 1919, and separated in April. Alter was ordered to pay $7 a week to the wife for support.
  • 03 Apr 1925 Failure to provide and desertion are alleged in the divorce suit of Adah Hebert against George Hebert. They were married September 22, 1922, and separated May 31, 1924.
  • 05 Apr 1925 A woman termed Winnie Muller and also Mrs. Frank Muller, 2323 Calhoun, is charged in the complaint with stealing the love Leslie Laible, drink parlor proprietor, once lavished on his wife, Mrs. Mary Laible. Mr. and Mrs. Laible were married November 26, 1912, and were happy until seven years ago when it was declared the husband became infatuated with the Muller woman. Mrs. Laible discovered that alleged love affair two years ago, she says. At that time, divorce proceedings were instituted, but were compromised when the husband promised to return to his wife, and Mrs. Muller returned jewelry he had given her, it was said. Laible is charged with permitting his son, 9, to play slot machines and he also is accused of cursing, beating and neglect. Alimony of $5,000 and damages of $10,000 for loss of affection are sought. Custody of the son is asked.
  • 05 Apr 1925 Hilton Loar filed suit for divorce alleging his wife, Annabelle Loar, whom her married November 30, 1922, uses profane language, swears before their child and on being remonstrated with, declares she does not want her child to be a “sissie like his father.” She accuses him of improper relations with other women, the complaint declares and also it is alleged the wife remains away from home without telling her husband her whereabouts. Divorce and custody of the child is requested.
  • 05 Apr 1925 The divorce case of William A. S. Parry against Margaret B. Parry was ordered venued to Adams county yesterday in superior court.
  • 07 Apr 1925 Helen Shutt was granted a divorce from Raymond Shutt and her former name, Helen Giradot was restored.
  • 07 Apr 1925 Mabel E. Bax was given a decree from Harry Bax and her former name, Mabel E. Adams was restored.
  • 07 Apr 1925 Divorce and custody of two children were granted to Anna I. Smith. Emmet D. Smith, her husband, withdrew a cross-complaint and he was ordered to pay $40 a month for the support of the children. Judge Ryan found that an automobile, davenport, desk and chair were his property and the man was given permission to visit his children.
  • 07 Apr 1925 Mrs. Irene Durbrow was divorce from John Durbrow and her name of Engler was restored.
  • 07 Apr 1925 Arthur L. Grim filed suit for divorce, alleging his wife, Hazel Grim accused him of associating with other women and nagged and harassed him. They were married July 2, 1921, and separated March 20, 1925.
  • 07 Apr 1925 Alleging desertion and that her husband, Frank Miller possessed a fiery temper and when angry would not speak to her for days, Miranda Miller filed suit for divorce. They were married August 12, 1918, and Separated March 30, 1925.
  • 07 Apr 1925 Helen C. Arnold seeks divorce from Valentine Arnold, alleging association with other women. They were married December 20,1921.
  • 08 Apr 1925 Martha Beard was granted a divorce from Glen Beard by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. The plaintiff told the court that her husband abandoned her and failed to support her.
  • 08 Apr 1925 Susie Moore filed suit for a divorce from Robert Moore, alleging that he struck and beat her. She asks the custody of the children. They were married in September, 1919, and separated in 1925.
  • 08 Apr 1925 A change of venue from the county was asked in the divorce case of Reuben T. Scoles against Della Scoles.
  • 08 Apr 1925 The divorce case of Edward Rabel against Josephine Rabel was set for trial May 20.
  • 09 Apr 1925 Herman Rosenahahn, 1329 Mary street, alleges his wife, Dora, was brutal and cruel to him, inflicting bodily punishment and refusing to speak to him for days. They were married in September, 1924, and separated in March.
  • 09 Apr 1925 Custody of children and divorce are sought by Mary Crawford, Lake township, from Sherman Crawford. It is alleged the husband failed to provide for the family. He was arrested a number of times on the charge, she stated.
  • 09 Apr 1925 Susie Moore, 323 Baker street, asks a divorce from Robert Moore, alleging that he struck and beat her. She also asks the custody of two children.
  • 10 Apr 1925 The following divorce cases were dismissed yesterday in superior court: Elizabeth Bellinger against Roy Bellinger; Dollie Whitman against Kirk Whitman; Clara I. Torak against Peter Torak; Florence Rohrbaugh against Calvin Rohrbaugh; Marie Caldwell against Leonard Caldwell; Ciltia Elsenberg against Donald Elsenberg; Sam Bell against Pirlie Bell; Denver Mock against Flossie Mock, Corrine Bates against Louis W. Bates; Alphonse Tate against Catherine Tate and Sarah Cochran against Harry Cochran.
  • 10 Apr 1925 Married on March 13, 1925, Beulah S. Bowsman yesterday sought divorce from Benjamin F. Bowsman, alleging assault, improper suggestions and destruction of love. Alimony of $500, $10 a week support money and the restoration of the name Beulah S. Smead are asked. The husband was ordered to refrain from molesting the woman.
  • 10 Apr 1925 Clifford Johnson seeks divorce from Myrtle Johnson, alleging his wife lived with another man while he was a member of the United States army and refused to live with him on his return to civil life. They were married in December, 1916 and separated in August 1919.
  • 10 Apr 1925 Edna E. Slater filed suit for divorce, alleging her husband, Frank Slater cursed and struck her, said that she was intimate with other men and failed to purchase clothing for her. Restoration of the name of Edna Brickley, $500 alimony and support money are sought.
  • 11 Apr 1925 The following divorce cases were dismissed yesterday in superior court: Anthony Wayne Lee against Gladys L. Lee; Morgan H. Montague against Bessie M. Montague; Mildred M. Bradford against Robert Bradford; Florence M. Hartung against David Hartung; Doyl D. Miller against Beulah Miller and Nora Barmore against Fostell Barmore.
  • 11 Apr 1925 H. Gerald Jarboe yesterday filed suit for divorce in superior court, the complaint being a sequel to one recently filed by the wife, Gladys M. Jarboe. He alleged that she quarreled, nagged, found fault, was extremely jealous and annoyed him to such an extent as to interfere in business pursuits.
  • 12 Apr 1925 Winifred Harber, who was married to Oscar J. Harber, February 8, 1923, works more regularly and earns a higher salary than her husband, she says, and yesterday she filed suit for divorce in superior court. According to the complaint, Mrs. Harber was forced to pay for furniture from her wages, and also she maintains that after completing nine hours of labor away from the home, she was compelled to cook meals, care for the home and even fire the furnace. Her husband is of a nagging disposition, she alleges. They were separated a few days ago. Restoration of the name of McCulloch, support money of $10 a week, payment of attorneys’ fees and an order restraining the husband from molesting her are sought.
  • 12 Apr 1925 Blanche Nova, colored, filed suit for divorce from Russel Neva. He is insanely jealous, quarrelsome and accuses her of misconduct, she declares. Support money and an order prohibiting the husband from visiting or harming her, was asked.
  • 14 Apr 1925 A wife whose husband was sentenced to the Michigan City penitentiary April 1, 1924 for 1 to 7 years for child neglect, yesterday filed suit in superior court for divorce. Iva B. Pressler and George Pressler were married June 3, 1917, and are the parents of three children. Prior to his being sentenced for child neglect, Mrs. Pressler alleges the husband failed to provide for his family. The children now are in the custody of the board of children’s guardians of Allen county. She Maintains she has lost all love for the man and asks, besides a divorce that her former name, Iva B. McKay be restored.
  • 14 Apr 1925 Annis Dominique was given a divorce from Clarence Dominique on a cross-complaint in which she alleged nonsupport. Her former name, Annis Conrad was restored.
  • 14 Apr 1925 Divorce and restoration of the name of Lola V. Thompson was granted Lola V. Baney from Gordon Baney.
  • 14 Apr 1925 Margaret Putman obtained a divorce from Alexander Putman.
  • 14 Apr 1925 Custody of two children and divorce was granted Lola Quackenbush from Russel Quackenbush. The husband was ordered to pay $10 a week support money and was given permission to visit the children from 7 to 8 o’clock Thursday nights.
  • 14 Apr 1925 Mrs. Zola Freeman divorced Harry Freeman on a cross-complaint and told Judge Charles F. Ryan that Freeman had failed to provide for her support. They married in 1919 and separated two years ago. Her maiden name of Shepler was restored.
  • 14 Apr 1925 Alleging she was ousted from home by her husband, Walter Roth, Irene Roth seeks a divorce. She says she was cursed, threatened and accused falsely of associating with other men. They were married August 27, 1923 and separated in April.
  • 14 Apr 1925 Divorce, alimony of $1,000 and an order prohibiting violence or sale of property are asked by Beatrice Harrison, who is suing Stewart Harrison. She alleges cruel and inhuman treatment and failure to provide.
  • 14 Apr 1925 The divorce suit of Pauline Spillner against Frank Spillner was dismissed.
  • 14 Apr 1925 Jesse O. Carpenter, who is asking divorce from Amanda Carpenter, was ordered to pay $7.50 a week as support money for their children.
  • 15 Apr 1925 Theodora S. Decker filed suit for a divorce from Ode L. Decker in which she called him a “cigarette fiend,” and alleged that he smoked cigarets in bed a greater part of the night. The couple was remarried on February 11 after having had a previous marriage dissolved. The second venture was no more successful than the first, Mrs. Decker alleged.
  • 15 Apr 1925 Helen Carpino filed suit for a divorce from Albert Carpino. She alleged that her husband threatened to kill her. Mrs. Carpino asked $500 alimony.
  • 15 Apr 1925 Mary Koop, 1016 McKee street, asked a divorce from Louis Koop, alleging that her husband told her he wished she would die or get a divorce so the he could be free. She also charged failure to provide.
  • 15 Apr 1925 Clara Langford, 306 Brandriff street, filed suit for a divorce from Harold Langford, charging failure to support.
  • 15 Apr 1925 Mary Wagner, Weisser Park avenue, sued for a divorce from James W. Wagner, to whom she was married 42 years ago. She said he associated with other women. The couple separated about a month ago.
  • 15 Apr 1925 Zina Stouder, 525 High street, filed suit for a divorce from James Stouder, alleging that he drank to excess and failed to provide.
  • 15 Apr 1925 Pansy Bender, 1150 West Main street, sued Preston Bender for support, alleging that he failed to provide for her. She asked that her former name of Bowen be restored.
  • 15 Apr 1925 Jacob L. Malott, 1010 East Wayne street, filed suit for a divorce from Bertha May Malott. Malott said his wife informed him that she hated him. The couple married in 1916.
  • 15 Apr 1925 Mrs. Thelma Venable, Hanna street, filed suit for a divorce from Noble Venable, alleging that he kicked her and knocked her down.
  • 15 Apr 1925 Judge Ryan granted Olive Moody, chiropractor, a divorce from Ernest Moody. The plaintiff charged that her husband associated with other women and failed to provide for her.
  • 15 Apr 1925 Catherine Frick was divorced from Faust Frick. He is now in the navy.
  • 15 Apr 1925 Emelia Snyder was granted a divorce from William Snyder, alleging desertion.
  • 15 Apr 1925 The divorce suit of Orpha Howenstin against Roy Howenstin was dismissed.
  • 15 Apr 1925 The divorce suit of Leslie J. Stanley against Villa Stanley was dismissed.
  • 17 Apr 1925 The follow divorce suits were dismissed yesterday in superior court: Verla L. Paul against Homer J. Paul; Velma Marquardt against Clem Marguardt; Myrtle Watts against Samuel Watts; Ernest Pausel against Ruth F. Pausel; Matilda Donehy against Jerry Donehy; Edith G. Shoppell against Claude L. Shoppell; Gertrude Ricker against Lee M. Ricker; Jacob L. Mallott against Bertha Mallott, Theodore Walda against Winnie Walda; Carrie Marquardt against George Marquardt; Nicholas D. Tricoff against Evartia Tricoff; Florence B. Boltemeyer against Albert Boltemeyer, Ida F. Hite against John T. Hite; Elsie Eicks against Harold Eicks, Jeanette Loring against Wade Loring; Agnes K. King against Earl L. King; Alvina L. Dailey against Harold Dailey; Charles W. Burnsworth against Cora D. Burnsworth; Florence Indrecc against Emil Indredd; Ella Daniels against Charles Daniels; Lewl Bratton against Hazel Bratton, Orville Ritchards against Erma Ritchards; Cora J. Darente against Theodore G. Darnete; Grace N. Kaufman against Michael Kaufman; Goldie M. Craig against Arthur L. Craig; Linda Felts against Fred Felts and Mary E. Rogers against William Rodgers.
  • 17 Apr 1925 A divorce was denied Nettie P. Conine from Clayton M. Conine by Judge Ryan.
  • 17 Apr 1925 Kate Davis was granted a divorce from Theodore Davis. She testified that her husband gambled his money away, failed to provide for her, stayed out all night at times and finally abandoned her.
  • 17 Apr 1925 Emma Wilhelm, whom her husband is suing for divorce, was ordered to not molest the husband at his residence on the Bass road or speak to him on the streets and not to use, sell or move an automobile, furniture or money deposited in the Lincoln National bank. According to the complaint, Mrs. Wilhelm struck her husband discoloring his right eye and then deserted him, taking with her an automobile, bank book and negotiable securities. They were married in September, 1923.
  • 17 Apr 1925 Ralph Howe, husband of Ethel Howe, who operates a beauty shop at 428 East Washington street was ordered not to molest the wife. She, filing suit for divorce declared he had threatened to shoot her and had attempted to take charge of the beauty shop. They were married December, 1924 and separated April 15.
  • 17 Apr 1925 An order was issued restraining Lawrence Duke from molesting or speaking to Helen Duke, who is suing him for divorce. The General Electric company, his employer, was instructed to withhold paying him wages. They were married December 1924 and separated March 1925. Allegations of beating, choking, cursing, threats of shooting and criticism on the part of parent-in-law were made.
  • 17 Apr 1925 Helen Garrett seeks divorce from J. Riley Garrett, alleging failure to provide. They were married July 12, 1920 and separated April 11, 1925.
  • 17 Apr 1925 Roma Carter asks divorce from William Carter. The husband according to the complaint spent money for pleasure and caused the wife to seek employment to support herself. Alimony of $2,000 is asked.
  • 17 Apr 1925 Squire Caryl, who was acquitted in circuit court Wednesday of assault on a nine-year-old girl who was to have been adopted, yesterday filed suit for divorce, charging his wife with having him arrested on “trumped up charges” of assault. They were married September 23, 1922 and separated in March, 1925.
  • 19 Apr 1925 James A. Mahon obtained a divorce when he testified that his wife left his home in July, 1923, and has not been seen or heard from since. They had lived together for six years previously, he said.
  • 19 Apr 1925 James Watts, dentist, filed suit for divorce pleading that his wife deserted him last month.
  • 19 Apr 1925 In the divorce case of John Spillner against Elta Spillner, the husband was ordered to continue payments on their home and also to remit $10 a week for support.
  • 21 Apr 1925 Divorces were granted to Josie Riddle from Lafayette Riddle; Candis Johnson from Leo Johnson; Anna Billman from Henry Billman; Florence Clement from Roy Clement and Ida Baumgartner from Dee Baumgartner.
  • 21 Apr 1925 Bertha May Mallott filed a cross-complaint in which she accuses Jacob L. Mallott, husband, of being “a man of bad character and so immoral as to be dangerous to society.” He, she alleges, participates in dancing and drinking while she takes in washings. Judge Charles F. Ryan ordered Mallott’s wages held until May 4 by S.F. Bowser & Co., and restrained him from molesting the wife.
  • 21 Apr 1925 Elta Spillner filed a cross-complaint against John Spillner, her husband, who is suing for divorce.
  • 21 Apr 1925 Failure to provide are allegation of Lydia J. Hatton, who seeks divorce from Delbert J. Hatton. They were married February 10, 1922 and separated March, 1925.
  • 21 Apr 1925 That her husband, Frank Hollender told her to obtain a divorce inasmuch as he was tired of her is the allegation of Lottle Hollender in divorce court.
  • 21 Apr 1925 Russel Leo Wolfe, employee of the Indiana Service company, sued Erma F. Wolfe for divorce, declaring that while he is working at nights she, in company with an infant leaves their home and enjoys the society of other men.
  • 21 Apr 1925 The divorce case of Frances Doyle against Donald Doyle was dismissed at the plaintiff’s cost.
  • 22 Apr 1925 Gladys Boyer filed suit for a divorce from Raymond E. Boyer, alleging that her husband gave her a beating and the deserted her. She says in the complaint that she believes he is now living in Vandalia, Ill.
  • 22 Apr 1925 Anna D. Miller, 228 Eliza street filed suit for a divorce from John Miller, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. The defendant is now living in South Bend.
  • 22 Apr 1925 John W. Eccleston filed suit for a divorce from Mary Eccleston, charging abandonment. The couple married in 1914.
  • 22 Apr 1925 Andrew J. Viney, 922 South Harrison street, alleged in his complaint for divorce from Grace Viney, said the couple lived together only seven days after their marriage in March. He wanted to go to Logansport to accept a better position and his wife refused to leave Fort Wayne.
  • 22 Apr 1925 Eva Rentschler, 1117 St. Marys avenue, sued Ralph Rentschler for a divorce alleging failure to provide. She asks that her maiden name of Powell be restored.
  • 23 Apr 1925 Divorce, custody of children and restoration of the name of Hazel P. Miser was granted to Hazel P. Skelly from Carl D. Skelly.
  • 23 Apr 1925 The case of Maude Swartz against Raymond Swartz was dismissed.
  • 23 Apr 1925 The case of Edna G. Gause against George Leo Gause was dismissed.
  • 23 Apr 1925 Anna D. Miller, contending her husband, John Miller, struck and deserted her, seeks a divorce. They were married October 25, 1924, and separated November 10, 1924.
  • 23 Apr 1925 Henrietta Dixie, married to Clarence Dixie, says her husband is Cullen, insolent and does not love her. They were married October 25, 1924 and separated November 5, 1924.
  • 23 Apr 1925 Carry Hays alleges his wife, Helen Hays is quarrelsome and fault-finding and that she told him to leave her. They were married June 22, 1924 and separated April 19, 1925.
  • 23 Apr 1925 Burt Korsh declares his wife, Mayme Korsh, had deserted him and taken with her to San Francisco their child. They were married March 24, 1912 and separated July 28, 1923.
  • 23 Apr 1925 Benjamin F. Bowsman, sued for divorce by Beulah S. Bowsman, in superior court, was ordered not to molest the wife nor to visit her home, 1231 Union street.
  • 24 Apr 1925 Alleging that her husband, Wilbur Hutchinson, an employee of the Dudlo Manufacturing company, spends the major portion of his salary on second-hand motorcycles and has purchased only one dress for her in nearly three years, Jennie Hutchinson yesterday filed suit in superior court for limited separation of two years. They were married in July, 1922, and separated in April, 1925. Judge Ryan ordered the Dudlo company to withhold Hutchinson’s salary and the husband was restrained from visiting the wife’s home, 604 Glasgow avenue.
  • 24 Apr 1925 Lillian Bender is accused by her husband, Theodore C. Bender who is suing for divorce of using his automobile for joy rides with other men. Once, he alleges, she was found in the car with a man who was “showering her with hugs and kisses.” They were married December 24, 1915, and separated April 22, 1925. Divorce and custody of three children are sought.
  • 24 Apr 1925 Mrs. Harriet Phillips filed a cross-complaint in superior court against Winfred A. Phillips, who is asking divorce. He associated with other women, she charges, and has failed to repay loans of $375 she made to help him attend school at Angola and to purchase an automobile and also failed to provide for her support, it is declared.
  • 24 Apr 1925 Divorce and alimony of $5,000 are demanded by Hazel Scudder from David Scudder. Failure to provide and accusations of drunkenness are allegations. The Farmers Trust company and the Fort Wayne State bank were restrained from delivering funds to Scudder and he was ordered not to visit the home of the wife.
  • 24 Apr 1925 Ann D. Miller has sued John Miller for divorce, accusing him of cursing, striking and desertion.
  • 24 Apr 1925 Louis Koop, who is being sued by Mary Koop for limited separation, was awarded $7 a week support funds.
  • 26 Apr 1925 Mrs. Anna L. Weaver, 1216 Broadway alleges her mate deserted her April 17 and that he stayed away from home at nights and refused to explain his absence. Cursing and strilin also are alleged. Alimony of $1,000 and restoration of the name of Anna L. Lonzo are sought.
  • 26 Apr 1925 The cross-complaint of Mrs. Lillian Bender sets out her belief that Theodore C. Bender sold their residence, Radcliffe drive about two days before he applied for a divorce, persuaded her to sign the deed and kept the $4,100 the sale netted. She says he has hidden the money and has represented to her that he lost it..
  • 26 Apr 1925 Judge Ryan yesterday modified a temporary order issued in the divorce case of John Spillner against Elta Spillner, permitting the husband to visit the children at reasonable times.
  • 28 Apr 1925 Roscoe Langston, General Electric company employee, charges that his brother, Otto Langston, also an employee of the General Electric company for a number of years obtained the affections of his wife and that he was informed of the activities of the two by fellow workingmen. Mrs. Margaret Langston, the wife, yesterday denied the allegation. The brother and wife are said to have gone to Hamilton, Tri, Snow and Blue lakes on outings. Mrs. Langston testified that her mother and other relatives accompanied them to Hamilton lake and that no unbecoming conduct was engaged in. She filed suit for divorce in June, 1924, alleging that her husband was quarrelsome and accused her of false wrongs. The husband then instituted a cross-complaint in which the brother was charged with being a co-respondent.
  • 28 Apr 1925 In Circuit court, Marguerite Manter in a divorce suit, testified that her husband caused her to believe that he stole shovels from a contracting firm and brass and copper wire from the Pennsylvania railroad.
  • 28 Apr 1925 Divorce and custody of a small daughter were awarded Blanche O’Connell from Thomas O’Connell who was charged with beating her during 17 years of married life. Two soms were placed in the custody of the husband.
  • 28 Apr 1925 Joy Austin received a divorce from Emoral Austin and the custody of a daughter. Failure to provide and drunkenness were alleged.
  • 28 Apr 1925 Augusta Wade, colored, testified that her husband, Jerry Wade hit her with a bottle and was cruel in other manners. She received a divorce.
  • 28 Apr 1925 Refusal to perform household duties and accusations of intoxication are allegations of Lewis A. Anderson, who is seeking a divorce from Vivian Anderson.
  • 28 Apr 1925 Martha L. Keever, operator of a store on South Calhoun street, asks divorce from Harry T. Keever, claiming her deserted her.
  • 28 Apr 1925 Alice Ansarn seeks divorce from Nicholas Ansarn, alleging failure to provide and association with other women. They were married December 7, 1898, and have five children.
  • 28 Apr 1925 Alimony of $1,000 and divorce are sought by Ellen Connelly from David Connelly. Judge Ryan order Connelly to refrain from withdrawing funds deposited in a bank and from selling real estate in Hicksville, O., pending the trial. Failure to provide is claimed by the wife.
  • 28 Apr 1925 Samuel E. Tobias is said to be guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment by his wife, Catherine C. Tobias, who is suing him for divorce. They were married August 1, 1897.
  • 28 Apr 1925 Robert Caldwell, colored, seeks to have his marriage with Florence Caldwell annulled in circuit court. He says they wer married December 22, 1924. A child was born Arpil 10, 1925, and Caldwell denies parent-hood.
  • 28 Apr 1925 The following divorce suits have been dismissed in superior court: Charles R. Cramer against Florence Cramer; Clarence Michael against Lillian Michael and Saloome Ede against Mary Barze Ede.
  • 30 Apr 1925 Counsel for Arnold A Lee, Jr. appeared in superior court yesterday and caued a suit for $5,000 damages, alleged to be due because Harold McBeth stole the affections of his wife, to be dismissed. In the complaint, Lee declared that his wife Elizabeth had fled from his home in November, 1924 taking with her one of their four children. McBeth was blamed for the estrangement.
  • 30 Apr 1925 Gertrude Bennet was granted a divorce from Seymour Bennett.
  • 30 Apr 1925 Fred Giacoma was granted a divorce from Opal Giacoma.
  • 30 Apr 1925 Edaline M. Burnside was granted a divorce from Ellsworth C. Burnside.
  • 30 Apr 1925 Salome Ede was granted a divorce from Mary Barze Ede
  • 30 Apr 1925 The following divorce suits were dismissed yesterday: Wilbur Mathew against Amy Mathew; Vivian Anderson against Lewis Anderson; Clyde Wilhelm against Emma Wilhelm.
  • 30 Apr 1925 Reuben Lord, carpenter-contractor in a complaint for divorce filed yesterday, says he returned to his home at 11 o’clock Tuesday morning and found his wife there in the company with one John C. Perry. He asks custody of three children, divorce and division of property. They were married in August, 1895.
  • 30 Apr 1925 Declaring that she has been slashed about the face with a razor by her husband, Joe Nichols, colored, Geraldine Nichols has filed suit for divorce. The husband was restrained from visiting her home.
  • 30 Apr 1925 Urey Cline asks divorce from Carrie Cline, alleging desertion. They were married July 6, 1905, and separated in November, 1918.
  • 30 Apr 1925 John O’Grady became drunk and cursed her, Alice O’Grady declares in a complaint for divorce. They were married July 12, 1923, and separated April 23, 1926.
  • 30 Apr 1925 Failure to provide is charged by Wilma Sheets seeking divorce from Emery Sheets. The husband recently packed trucks preparatory to leaving for California without her consent, the wife alleges.
  • 30 Apr 1925 Helen Rieg instituted a cross-complaint in the suit in which she is being sued by her husband, Alphonse Rieg. Alimony of $1,000 is sought. She declares shortly after their marriage a son was born and also that the husband made statements to the effect that he doubted his parenthood.

  • 01 May 1925 Contending that her husband, James C. Birner gambles his earnings, thus depriving the family of necessities, and that he remains away from home at night, Helen Bitner, 204 Masterson avenue, yesterday instituted suit in superior court for divorce. Judge Charles J. Ryan ordered the defendant to remain away from the home of the wife and also restrained Alfred A. Slentz from paying wages due Bitner.
  • 01 May 1925 Divorce and custody of a child were granted Herschel Sullivan from Lois Sullivan. The husband had filed a cross-complaint, alleging his mate was quarrelsome.
  • 01 May 1925 Mary E. Stoltz was granted a divorce from George L. Stoltz.
  • 01 May 1925 Suzie Mock was granted a divorce from Roy Mock.
  • 03 May 1925 Allegations that a wife’s brother ordered a husband from his home and that money earned by the husband was used by the family of the wife are not reasons for receiving a divorce, Judge Charles J. Ryan ruled in superior court yesterday. Samuel C. Johnson has sued his wife, Victorine Johnson for divorce and the judge decided that the complaint was insufficient.
  • 03 May 1925 Failure to fine happiness in the second marriage to the same man caused Marguerite V. Spangle to be granted a divorce from Albert L. Spangle.
  • 03 May 1925 Edward H. Schuckman filed a cross-complaint in superior court in which he charged his wife, Emma I. Schuckman, who is suing him for divorce, with throwing household articles at him, threatening bodily injury and falsely accusing him of being untrue.
  • 05 May 1925 Lucile Krock had her marriage to Ronald Krock annulled by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday in superior court. The plaintiff said that her husband is now serving a term in the reformatory on a larceny charge. She was only 15 years old at the time of the marriage and she lived with Krock only two weeks.
  • 05 May 1925 George D. Szink was granted a divorce from Laura Szink. The plaintiff charged cruelty and false accusations.
  • 05 May 1925 Emma Wolf was granted a divorce from John Wolf and the custody of their child. The defendant was ordered to pay $6 a week for its support.
  • 05 May 1925 Mickel Edward O’Brian was granted a divorce from Cecil Scott O’Brian. He said his wife deserted him four days after their marriage and ran away with another man.
  • 05 May 1925 Cordie Hall was granted a divorce from Sandy Hall. She charged failure to support.
  • 05 May 1925 Wilbur Mathews sued Amy Mathews for a divorce, charging cruelty.
  • 06 May 1925 Suit for divorce was filed in superior court yesterday afternoon by Myrtle Mills, 405 West Superior street, who alleges that following a reconciliation with her husband, Joseph M. Mills, who caused a suit for divorce against her to be dismissed Feb.5, he struck and beat her and turned his property over to his mother. The mother, it is charged is in the possession of their three-room house and lot in Grassmere Heights, with the understanding that when the divorce is obtained by the son, she will return it to him. According to the complaint, the husband instituted suit for divorce Feb. 5. They lived happily together until Feb. 14, when the man is accused of having struck and beat the woman.
  • 06 May 1925 Failure to support is the allegation of Irene Grabner against Clem Grabner. Judge Charles J. Ryan ordered that the husband remain away from the wife’s home, 1323 Wabash avenue, and also prohibited Smalley & Alter, contractors, from paying wages to Grabner.
  • 06 May 1925 Opal Gebhart filed suit for divorce against Arthur Gebhart, alleging cursing, threatening and beating. They were married Oct. 1923 and separated April 27, 1926.
  • 07 May 1925 That she is ill and that the actions of her husband, who is confined to his home owing to a fractured leg, have caused her nerves to be shattered are the allegations of a divorce complaint filed yesterday in superior court by Gertrude Moeyer against Frank Moeyer after about two months of married life. They were married January 24, 1925, and separated yesterday, according to the complaint. The husband is receiving $13.20 a week from an insurance company and the wife pleads that the court orders she be paid $5 a week support money. Judge Charles J. Ryan issued an order restraining the husband from following, speaking to or molesting her.
  • 07 May 1925 Theodore Gebbart asked divorce from Marle Gebbart, alleging that his wife is of a nagging disposition and has had him arrested, falsely charging him with associating with other woman.
  • 07 May 1925 Failure to provide for his family is charged to Orvill C. Kratz who is sued for divorce by Isabel Kratz. They were married August 17, 1902, and separated April 14, 1923. Alimony of $3,500 and custody of a child are sought.
  • 07 May 1925 A divorce was granted to Eva F. Miller from Slias J. Miller on testimony that the husband gambled, failed to provide and finally deserted with wife and three children.
  • 08 May 1925 Beating and failure to provide for the wife and three children are alleged by Maude Kirby, 338 Madison street, who yesterday in superior court sued Jay Kirby for divorce. Judge Charles J. Ryan ordered the husband to refrain from visiting or molesting the wife. They were married December 2, 1916 and separated Wednesday. Support money of $15 a week is sought.
  • 09 May 1925 Alleging that her husband was too friendly with roomers while she was sick at the home of her mother, Mrs. Annabelle Loar, 325 Madison street, yesterday started litigation in superior court to obtain a divorce from Hilton Loar, who sued his wife recently. The cross-complaint states that Loar struck and beat his child and knocked his wife to the floor. The name of a woman called “Mary” was mentioned. The wife asks divorce and support money of $15 a week.
  • 09 May 1925 Ansis Payloff, defendant in a divorce suit brought by Vera Payloff filed an application for a trail before a special judge.
  • 09 May 1925 Margaret Greeno was given a divorce from Harley Greeno. Her name of Margaret Bonar was restored.
  • 10 May 1925 Florence Druhot, 1113 Cass street, accuses Frank Druhot of forcing her to obtain a position as a domestic in order that she might buy clothes and necessities, according to the complaint. They were married 12 years ago.
  • 10 May 1925 Alimony of $2,000 is sought by Mae Halter, 3110 Canal terrace, who alleged that her husband, Harry L. Halter, associated with other women and failed to provide for her.
  • 10 May 1925 Henry Mennewisch, 63, instituted suit for divorce from Carrie Mennewish, 43, declaring that she is of a nagging and quarrelsome disposition. They were married in 1907.
  • 10 May 1925 Rheua H. Snyder, according to a cross-complaint filed by John M. Snyder, proprietor of a restaurant in Huntertown, during their married life, has failed to be cheerful and never has given him a word of encouragement.
  • 10 May 1925 Desertion of his wife and three children and association with other women are charged to Mont Kimmerly by Winnie N. Kimmerly.
  • 10 May 1925 Divorce was granted to Emma Wollman from Orlas G. Wollman by Judge Pro Tem R. Earl Peters on complaint of failure to provide and abandonment.
  • 12 May 1925 Andrew L. Lee, 619 Watkins street, an employee of the Dudlo Manufacturing company, objects to his wife’s corresponding with J. M. Roberts, of Arcadia, O., a former sweetheart, and yesterday on this allegation filed suit in superior court for divorce. According to the complaint, they were married December 15, 1923, and separated May 4, after the husband had remonstrated, in vain, against the writing of letters to Roberts.
  • 12 May 1925 John Rinebold, R.F.D. 12, deserted his wife and family Sunday, with wife Irma A Rinebold, alleges in a suit for divorce. “You can shift for yourself,” he is alleged to have said as he packed his clothins, preparatory to departing. For two years, according to the complaint, he has beaten his wife. The wife seeks to prevent him from selling real estate, furniture and an automobile.
  • 13 May 1925 Judge Charles J. Ryan awarded divorce to Nora Grimes from Henry Grimes. She declared she was force to wash clothing in order to support herself and daughter and that her husband sold their household furniture.
  • 13 May 1925 Margaret Hines, 2206 Winter street, accuses her husband, Ernest R. Hines of failing to provide and avers she and four children have paid $30 a month toward buying their home. The woman declares she has obtained a living for the family.
  • 13 May 1925 Axa P. Hacket asks a divorce from Josiah P. Hacket, alleging failure to provide. They were married March, 1919 and separated April 15.
  • 13 May 1925 Webb Lakey, is charged by his wife, Pearl Lakey with hitting and knocking her to the floor. She alleges she has had to work to support herself, that her mate has had no job. Judge Ryan issued an order restraining Lakey from visiting or molesting the woman, living at 1303 ½ John street.
  • 13 May 1925 Ethalyn M. Konecka, accuses her husband, Casmier B. Konecka, of not working since January and of not giving her money since last December. She asks the restoration of the name Ethelyn M. Brazler.
  • 14 May 1925 Ernest M. Dennis, West Main street grocer, yesterday in superior court was sued for divorce by Mary E. Dennis, who alleges their relations are not compatible. They were married December 23, 1915, and separated Monday.
  • 14 May 1925 Ella Bain, married for 10 years to John E. Bain, filed a complaint for divorce, alleging desertion.
  • 14 May 1925 That his wife quarreled with him then he was seriously ill and intimated that he had criminal relations with his sister are allegations of Ray M. Toor, 428 Masterson avenue, in a divorce action against Edith M. Toor.
  • 14 May 1925 Vilace B. Ormsby declared in a divorce complaint that his ill health was cause by his wife, Lefa A. Ormsby. They were married April 17, 1923 and separated March 9, 1925.
  • 14 May 1925 Anson Black was charged with not providing a suitable home for his wife, Daisy Black, who is suing him for divorce. They were married July 24, 1894 and separated April 10, 1923.
  • 15 May 1925 Isabel E. Bush was granted a divorce from Warren S. Bush in superior court yesterday.
  • 15 May 1925 Josephine Rabel was granted a divorce from Edward Rabel in superior court yesterday.
  • 15 May 1925 Nora Grimes was granted a divorce from Henry Grimes in superior court yesterday.
  • 15 May 1925 Charles Rathert, professional acrobat, 2315 Pittsburgh street filed suit for divorce from Edna Rathert, alleging that she refused to give him encouragement in his work, scolded him and threatened to leave him.
  • 16 May 1925 That he beat a 3 year-old baby after it had been ill for about a week and that he threatened to kill his wife, Lillie M. Cobb, 903 Rivermet avenue, were allegations in a suit for divorce from Thomas J. Cobb, filed in superior court yesterday. The husband went to Detroit about one year ago and only returned to visit and abuse his wife and three children, the complaint sets out. Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday granted an order restraining the man from visiting or molesting the wife and family.
  • 16 May 1925 Lenora Hart seeks divorce from Roy Hart, 1205 Arlington avenue, alleging threats, cursing, beating and vile temper. Custody of two children and $10 a week support are asked.
  • 16 May 1925 John Tyler was made defendant in a suit for divorce by Leone Tyler. Cruel and inhuman treatment is alleged.
  • 16 May 1925 Special Judge J. H. Alken awarded a divorce to Rossella Nichols from John P. Nichols on a cross complaint.
  • 17 May 1925 Naomi Eicks, 229 East Leith street, wife of Edward Eicks, who was arrested about one year ago on a charge of holding up a filling station, yesterday filed suit in superior court for divorce. She alleges failure to provide.
  • 17 May 1925 Cursing, beating and failure to provide are allegations of Ocie Kohlepp, Madison township, who is suing her husband, Henry Kohlepp for divorce.
  • 19 May 1925 Mrs. Louise Bracht was granted a divorce yesterday in the superior court from F. Francis Bracht on a charge of nonsupport. The couple was married 32 years ago and has been separated for 20 years. For the past several years her husband has failed to provide for her support, the plaintiff alleged.
  • 21 May 1925 Alleging failure to provide and declaring that she was forced to earn the living for herself and child, Laura M. Watt, 2607 South Calhoun street, yesterday in superior court filed suit for divorce from Carl E. Watt. They were married November 22, 1919 and separated April 28, 1925.
  • 21 May 1925 A divorce was granted yesterday to Bessie Harris from John Harris.
  • 21 May 1925 The charge of wife desertion against Kirk Whitman in superior court was ordered dismissed owing to absence of the prosecuting witness.
  • 22 May 1925 The divorce case of Loretta Gledhill against Joseph Gledhill was dismissed on motion of the plaintiff.
  • 23 May 1925 Louis Brunner, 1717 South Harrison street alleged that his wife, Fannie Brunner, invited him to obtain a divorce and even went so far as to show him the door. They had been married 13 years.
  • 23 May 1925 Marguarite C. Storey filed suit for divorce from Thomas M. Storey whom she accuses of desertion. They had been married 12 years. She asks custody of children.
  • 23 May 1925 Judge Charles J. Ryran granted a divorce to Maude Benjamin from James F. Benjamin who was charged with being quarrelsome, failing to provide and cursing. Her name of Maude Foster was ordered restored.
  • 24 May 1925 Ralph R. Taylor failed to provide for his wife and two children, refused to work, forced his wife to work, struck and beat the children and squandered $1,500 willed to his wife. Mrs. Emma F. Taylor charged yesterday in a suit for divorce filed in superior court. They were married in 1920. Support money of $15 a week and weekly payments of $15 until the $1,500 is remitted are sought.
  • 24 May 1925 Harold Bartlett, whom Hannah Bartlett recently sued for divorce, filed an answer in general denial with the purpose of protecting the name and reputation of Miss Gladys Galloway, 19, named as correspondent. He admits being acquainted with the girl, but declares that the acquaintance has extended since less than three weeks before divorce litigation was instituted and that he was introduced to her in the presence of member of Mrs. Bartlett’s family.
  • 24 May 1925 Asking two-year limited separation, Edith M. Toot filed a cross-complaint against her husband, Ray M. Toot, who is suing her for divorce. He is charged with becoming intoxicated, spending his money on liquor and neglecting the family.
  • 24 May 1925 The divorce case of Wesley Sylvester against Vera Sylvester, started in superior court yesterday, was continued for further evidence.
  • 26 May 1925 A marriage which took place in Assyria 24 years ago was dissolved yesterday in superior court when Judge Charles J. Ryan granted Rinjous Aboud a divorce from Elias Aboud. The plaintiff charged desertion in 1914.
  • 26 May 1925 Minerva Lelman was granted a divorce from John T. Lelman. The plaintiff said her husband told her to leave him.
  • 26 May 1925 Clara Everett was granted a divorce from Oliver Everett and had her maiden name of Clara Vauris restored. The plaintiff said that her husband failed to provide for her and that she had to work to support herself.
  • 26 May 1925 Gladys Sweeney was granted a divorce from William J. Sweeney. She charged that her husband was a habitual drunkard and that he failed to provide for her.
  • 26 May 1925 Clifford Arnett was granted a divorce from Maude M. Arnett on a cross-complaint. Arnett charged that his wife was quarrelsome and that she was cruel to him.
  • 26 May 1925 Fred R. Cleland was granted a divorce from Lulu C. Cleland. The plaintiff testified that his wife was cruel to him and that she made false accusations.
  • 26 May 1925 Audrey Murphy was granted a divorce from Jesse Murphy, who is now serving a term on the state penal farm.
  • 26 May 1925 Edna L. Merica was granted a divorce from Clifford Merica, oh a charge of failure to provide.
  • 26 May 1925 Mary C. Mudrack filed suit for a divorce from Peter Paul Mudrack. She alleged that her husband would go to dances with other girls and then come home intoxicated.
  • 26 May 1925 Lela Perry filed suit for a divorce from Hiram Perry, to whom she was married in 1907. The wife alleged that Perry struck and beat her.
  • 26 May 1925 Florence Rohrbaugh sued Calvin J. Rohrbaugh for divorce, alleging jealousy, quarrelsomeness and cruelty.
  • 27 May 1925 Robert H. Warren filed suit for divorce, alleging that his wife is of nagging and fault-finding disposition. They were married September, 1923, and separated recently.
  • 27 May 1925 Mrs. Winnie Muller, named correspondent in the domestic disturbance of Mrs. Mary Laible, wife of a former city fireman, asked that judgement be set aside on the plea that she had not been notified by her attorney of the time of the trial. Judge Charles J. Ryan, when neither Laible nor Mrs. Muller appeared in court, recently ruled that Mrs. Laible should receive $3,000 damages from Mrs. Muller.
  • 27 May 1925 Hannah Cochran McDowell, seamstress seeks divorce from Albert Newton McDowell, who is charged with deserting her shortly after their marriage in 1923.
  • 27 May 1925 The litigation of Ellen Connelly against David Connelly was dismissed when the couple was reconciled.
  • 27 May 1925 Mrs. Lela M. Perry, 822 Mildred avenue, charges that her husband, Hiram K. Perry cursed her, called her vile names and struck and beat her.
  • 27 May 1925 Mrs. Edna L. Merica was awarded a divorce from Clifford Merica and the custody of two children. She accused the husband of abusive treatment and failure to provide.
  • 28 May 1925 After 27 years of wedded life, Samuel Trendle, 55, of Ethel street yesterday is a suit for divorce filed in superior court, declared that his wife ousted him from their home and urged him to obtain a divorce. Mr. Trendle also is 55 years old. They were married in 1895 and the separation occurred last October.
  • 28 May 1925 Ralph Rentschier, 1117 St. Marys avenue, instituted divorce action, alleging that his wife had deserted him going to the home of her parents in Yoder. They were married March 3, 1924, and separated Tuesday.
  • 28 May 1925 Payment of $2,000 for damages was asked in the divorce complaint of Hanzel Fuhrman, who charges that her husband Earl C. Fuhrman, married her to escape prosection. He, according to the complaint, deserted her May 20. They were married April 15 and he has not explained his absence, the complaint says.
  • 28 May 1925 Judge Charles J. Ryan granted an order restraining Repherd Hone from visiting or molesting Fannie Hone, his wife, who is suing him for divorce. She alleges he cursed her, falsely accused her of association with other men and struck and beat her.
  • 28 May 1925 The divorce case of Minerva Lelman against John T. Lelman, filed in circuit court, was transferred to superior court owing to congestion of trials.
  • 28 May 1925 Cruel and inhuman treatment is charged by Henry Hanley who yesterday started litigation to obtain a divorce from Frances Hanley. They were married Jun 28,1918, and separated April 12, 1925.
  • 29 May 1925 Lillian F. Blackford was granted a divorce from Francis Blackford yesterday in superior court.
  • 29 May 1925 Gertrude E. Borcherding was granted a divorce from William J. Borcherding yesterday in superior court.
  • 29 May 1925 The suits of John Spillner against Elta Spillner, Kathleen Austin against Henry Austin and Newell Byall against Winnie Byall were dismissed.
  • 29 May 1925 Elizabeth Rowan started litigation against Edward J. Rowan, alleging cursing and failure to provide. They were married February 12, 1918 and separated April 4, 1925.
  • 29 May 1925 Failure to provide and pay house rent, are among the charges placed against Peter F. Stevens, waiter, who is being sued by his wife, Marie A. Stevens. Alimony of $2,000 and divorce are sought.
  • 30 May 1925 Charging that her husband, Samuel W. Burgoon gave her only $23 in two years for clothing, Irene A. Burgoon, East Wayne street, yesterday afternoon filed suit for divorce in superior court. She also accuses her mate of hitting her to the extent that marks were left on her face. They were married February, 1923 and separated Tuesday. Custody of two children and divorce are sought.
  • 30 May 1925 Blanche Custer, asking divorce, says her husband, Louis L. Custer is an habitual drunkard and that he beats her when intoxicated. They were married in September and separated recently.
  • 30 May 1925 Edward O’Brien is alleged to have deserted his wife, Leah O’Brien last December, two months after they were married. She filed suit for divorce yesterday afternoon.
  • 30 May 1925 The marriage of Chester O. Sloan, 16, and Katherine Sloan, 16, local college and high school students who eloped to Niles, Mich., in January, was annulled by Judge Charles J. Ryan after hearing pleas of both asking the decree.
  • 30 May 1925 Divorce was granted to John S. Nelson, railroad conductor, from Emily Nelson.

  • 02 Jun 1925 Jay Gould, not a descendant of the great American financier and railroad builder, but whose address is given as the Allen county penal farm for lazy husbands, was made defendant in a suit for divorce filed yesterday by his wife, Bernice Gould in superior court. Gould’s wife charges him with cruelty and nonsupport.
  • 02 Jun 1925 Ida Stewart, 2712 Fox avenue, filed suit for a divorce from James Stewart, alleging nonsupport.
  • 02 Jun 1925 Mabel Nyboer was granted a decree from Sylvester Nyboer on a charge of cruelty. Her maiden name of Mabel Reed was restored.
  • 02 Jun 1925 Catherine Reed was given a divorce from Clarence R. Reed. She charged that he is a habitual drunkard.
  • 02 Jun 1925 Genevieve M. Rahert received a decree from Curtis Rahert on the charge of being a habitual drunkard.
  • 02 Jun 1925 The following suits for divorce were dismissed in superior court: Nora against Claude Roser, Stephen against Ruth Chandler, Viola against Rancey Drewery, Francis against Ida Anders, Margaret against Frank Bruner and Ella against Fred Benjamin Boggs.
  • 02 Jun 1925 The custody of their child was divided equally between Mrs. Lois Sullivan and her divorced husband, Herschell Sullivan, yesterday by Special Judge Ira M. Snouffer in superior court. The mother will have the child for six months each year and the father will have it for the same length of time. The couple was divorced some time ago, and a petition was filed to modify the custody decision.
  • 03 Jun 1925 Theodore C. Bender, in a complaint for divorce filed yesterday against Lillian Bender, alleges that he caught his wife in an automobile with another man and that she was “showering him with hugs and kisses.” Bender says his wife often told him to “go to hell,” and when he told her she was too extravagant she replied that she did not “give a damn.” He alleges that she often went out with other men.
  • 03 Jun 1925 Firman Rose is up in arms because his wife, Addie called him a “cheapskate.” He mentions the fact with a rather injured air in his complaint for a divorce filed yesterday in superior court. Rose also said that his wife slammed doors and kept him awake when he tried to sleep.
  • 03 Jun 1925 Verlynd Evans filed suit for a divorce from Charles R. Evans, alleging that he associated with other women and boasted of the fact. She also alleges that he failed to provide. She asks the custody of a child.
  • 03 Jun 1925 Iva M. Jacquay, 1405 Eliza street filed suit for a divorce from Lester Lacquay, alleging that he had been intoxicated practically the entire time for two years.
  • 03 Jun 1925 Dora Kiser, 1712 Calhoun street, sued William H. Kiser for divorce, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple married in 1922 and separated a short time ago.
  • 03 Jun 1925 Nora Turner, colored, filed suit for a divorce from Locket Turner, colored.
  • 03 Jun 1925 Adah Hebert was granted a divorce from George Hebert, alleging failure to provide.
  • 03 Jun 1925 Eugene Boliet was granted a divorce from Justine Boliet. The custody of a 4 years-old son was given to Jennie Tomlinson, who is to receive 14 a week for its support.
  • 04 Jun 1925 Mrs. Evelyn buck, 1720 Cody street, asked a divorce and $1,000 alimony from Walter Buuck in a complaint filed yesterday in superior court. She charges failure to provide.
  • 04 Jun 1925 Mrs. Mary Charleswood sued George Charleswood for divorce, charging abandonment.
  • 04 Jun 1925 Adell Keene, colored, filed suit for a divorce from Joseph Keene, colored, alleging that he struck her on the arm with an alarm clock.
  • 05 Jun 1925 Lucile Druley Krock, who was a bride at 15, is neither a wife nor a widow today. Her marriage to Ronald Krock was found to be illegal and was annulled by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. Kroch is now serving a term in the state reformatory at Pendleton for grand larceny. The couple lived together only a short time after their marriage.
  • 05 Jun 1925 Genevieve Voss, 2125 Cortland avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Paul Voss. The couple was married July 13, 1923, and separated in May, 1925. The plaintiff said her husband struck her and called her vile names and failed to provide.
  • 05 Jun 1925 Mary Bireley, rural route No. 2, filed suit for a divorce from Raymond Bireley from whom she separated nine years ago, after about two years of married life. The plaintiff asks the custody of a child, aged 9.
  • 06 Jun 1925 Alleging that she had been without food for 24 hours and that she is weak and ill from treatment accorded her by her husband, Christiana Kimmel filed suit for a divorce yesterday from Fred I. Kimmel and asked that the court make immediate provisions for her support. Mrs. Kimmel alleged that her husband had struck and beat her on several occasions and that on one occasion he blacked her eye so badly that she could not go to work and that she had to secure the services of a physician to prevent the loss of her sight.
  • 06 Jun 1925 Mrs. Pauline Miller sued Ray Miller for a two-year limited separation. She alleged that her husband spent his time away from home every night and that he would not return until a late hour when he would try to make her believe that he had been out on business calls. The plaintiff alleged that Miller left her on May 30.
  • 09 Jun 1925 On his testimony that his wife refused to keep house for him, Glenn M. Burchard was granted a divorce yesterday from Eunice Irene Burchard. The plaintiff also said that his wife cursed and swore at him.
  • 09 Jun 1925 Mary Jennings was granted a divorce from John Jennings on a charge of failure to provide.
  • 09 Jun 1925 Ella Harrell was granted a divorce from Daniel Harrell. She charged that her husband associated with other women.
  • 09 Jun 1925 Mabel Equalls, Hayden street, filed suit for a divorce from Thomas Equalls, alleging that he struck and beat her and was cruel to her.
  • 09 Jun 1925 Daisy Parish, 111 Masterson avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Dwight Parish, alleging nonsupport. The couple married in 1921 and separated in 1925.
  • 09 Jun 1925 Marie Gatrell sued Charles Gatrell for divorce, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment and infidelity.
  • 09 Jun 1925 The divorce case of Arthur L. Grim against Hazel Grim was dismissed in superior court. The case was venued here from Wells county.
  • 10 Jun 1925 Catherine Hllyard was divorced from Roy Hillyard and her name of Catherine Smead was restored.
  • 10 Jun 1925 The case of Estelle Stolte against Albert A. Stolte was dismissed.
  • 10 Jun 1925 Alleging she had been threatened with death by shooting and that she had been force to work to earn a living, Opal Elkins instituted a cross complaint against Jess Elkins, who has sued for divorce. The Fort Wayne Rolling Mills corporation was restrained from paying wages due Elkins.
  • 10 Jun 1925 Rufus H. Brown was granted a divorce from Elsie E. Brown.
  • 10 Jun 1925 Herman Rosenhahn was granted a divorce from Dora Rosenhahn.
  • 10 Jun 1925 Theodore Brueck filed suit for annulment of marriage.
  • 11 Jun 1925 Alleging cruel and inhuman treatment, Caroline B. Detrich, 1644 Poinsette drive, yesterday filed suit in superior court for divorce, custody of two children and alimony of $2,000 from Audrey A. Detrich. They were married October 12, 1920 and separated Tuesday. The husband was restrained from molesting the wife or disposing of property.
  • 11 Jun 1925 Quarreling is blamed for separation by Audrey Fisher, who asked divorce and custody of one child from William F. Fisher. They were married September 8, 1918 and separated Tuesday.
  • 11 Jun 1925 William J. Lynch was divorced from Charlotte M. Lynch.
  • 11 Jun 1925 Edward Buuck, Wabash railroad detective filed a cross complaint against the allegations of his wife, Carrie Buuck, who is seeking divorce. He declares the wife made false accusations to the effect he was with other women and cursed him. A divorce recently was denied the couple.
  • 12 Jun 1925 Lorene Tyler asked divorce from John Tyler, alleging cruelty and a few hours later caused the action to be dismissed.
  • 12 Jun 1925 Harold Ault declared in a complaint that his wife, Regina Ault, deserted him a few months after their marriage in San Diego, Cal., January 11, 1922, and that he does not know where she lives.
  • 12 Jun 1925 Failure to provide and forcing his wife to seek employment are claims of Violet Owen against Frank M. Owen.
  • 12 Jun 1925 Earl T. Wilkinson said his wife, Willie Wilkinson was wed to George Sparks when he married her March 20, 1916, in Dalhart, Tex., and that he discovered the fact recently. Annulment of the marriage is sought.
  • 12 Jun 1925 Miranda Miller was given a divorce from Frank Miller.
  • 12 Jun 1925 Ralph Howe, who is being sued for divorce by Ethel Howe, filed a cross complaint yesterday accusing the wife of threatening to poison him and of joy-riding with a man named Halley.
  • 12 Jun 1925 The divorce case of Ethel M. Gerrard against Jacob Gerrard was dismissed.
  • 12 Jun 1925 The divorce case of Minda Brown against Benjamin H. Brown was dismissed.
  • 12 Jun 1925 The divorce case of Rilla Buhr against Charles F. Buhr was dismissed.
  • 13 Jun 1925 Pearl Norwald yesterday in superior court was granted a divorce from Harry C. Norwald on a cross complaint in which she alleged her husband had treated her cruelly. Norwald has instituted the first complaint.
  • 13 Jun 1925 Alleging that his wife, Myrtle Dixon remained away from her home for days and nights and that she associated with other men, George Dixon, rural route No. 1, filed suit for divorce.
  • 13 Jun 1925 Mrs. Marie Worman, accuses Alfred Worman of striking her, using vile language and displaying an ungovernable temper and asks a divorce. The husband was prohibited from disposing of property or molesting the wife.
  • 13 Jun 1925 William B. Traut in a divorce complaint is charged with falsely accusing his wife, Esther L. Traut of beating her.
  • 14 Jun 1925 A father was prohibited from attempting to abduct his two children, the custody of whom is sought by the wife in a divorce suit, according to a ruling made in superior court by Judge Pro Tem Fred Berkes yesterday. Etta C. Williams, 615 Watkins street, pleaded she feared George W. Williams, an employee of the Nickel Plate railroad, would steal their two daughters, Hazel and Dorothy, after he learned that she had filed suit for divorce. He is charged with being cross and irritable, of striking the wife and of falsely accusing her of being with other men.
  • 14 Jun 1925 After 39 years of married life, Christian Ellett, according to the divorce complaint instituted by Maggie Ellett, deserted the wife and now is “sojourning at Lake Wawasee.” She alleges she was forced to provide for herself for 15 years. The couple married October 27, 1886, and separated Tuesday. Ellett was restrained from collecting rentals on properties at East Creighton street and Tennessee avenue.
  • 14 Jun 1925 Michael Carroll was cited for contempt of court for failure to pay fees ruled due in a divorce action brought by Bridget Carroll. He received a suspended sentence of 20 days on the Allen county penal farm recently on a similar charge.
  • 16 Jun 1925 Mrs. Margaret Caywood asked $3,000 alimony in a suit for a three-year separation from bed and board, filed yesterday afternoon against Walter Caywood in superior court. Mrs. Caywood said that her husband has failed to support her properly. The couple married September 9, 1923.
  • 16 Jun 1925 Mrs. Maude Highlen filed suit for a divorce from Ezra Highlen, alleging that the defendant had a bad temper and that he quarreled with her and abused her. The married life of the couple lasted only two months, according to the complaint. They were married April 9, 1925 and separated on June 9.
  • 16 Jun 1925 Mrs. Vera Pavloff, 1724 Lafayette street was granted a divorce from Anastas Pavloff, shoe repairman, and was given a judgment of $400 alimony, the custody of a child and $7 a week for its support.
  • 16 Jun 1925 The divorce case of John Sadler against Sadie Sadler was dismissed.
  • 16 Jun 1925 The divorce case of Fannie Hone against Repherd Hone was dismissed.
  • 16 Jun 1925 The divorce case of Theodore Bender against Lillian Bender was dismissed.
  • 17 Jun 1925 One child, 14 months old, and another, 11 weeks old, are two young to become separated from their mother and father, especially when the parents are engaged in a series of quarrels which seem to have no real foundation. Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday ruled in superior court, denying divorce to Emmet Krohne, painter and his wife Marvel Krohne. Krohne had charged his wife with being in compromising positions with other men. The marshal of Garrett testified that he had failed to see the woman and a man in improper conduct after the alleged conduct was called to his attention by the husband. Mrs. Krohne declared her mate filed to provide and that his family was interfering with their happiness. Each sought the custody of children and a divorce.
  • 17 Jun 1925 Mabel Schmal was awarded a divorce and the restoration of the name of Mabel Trendle when she testified that her husband, Carl Schmal tried to induce her to hire herself to other men for improper associations.
  • 17 Jun 1925 Alleging that he was deserted and that his wife is now living in Hasleton, Pa., with another man, Rupert Knittle filed suit for divorce.
  • 17 Jun 1925 Mary Crawford charged Sherman Crawford, in a second paragraph in her divorce suit, with being with other women and failure to provide. She asks custody of three children.
  • 17 Jun 1925 Mae Halter filed an amended complaint against Harry L. Halter for divorce, charging he associated with various women and entertained them in restaurants. She pleads for a five-year separation and $2,000 alimony.
  • 17 Jun 1925 Carl Morris, salesman, was made defendant in a divorce action by Millma Morris. They were married September 12, 1915, and separated May 28. Scolding, nagging and cursing are alleged. Custody of two children is sought.
  • 18 Jun 1925 Alleging that while she was an invalid and confined to bed her husband, Henry Lee, flew into rages and would have struck her, but for the interference of a son. Isabelle Lee yesterday filed suit in superior court for limited separation. Lee was restrained by Judge Charles J. Ryan from withdrawing funds on deposit in the Farmers Trust company.
  • 18 Jun 1925 Clarence W. Sterling brought suit for divorce against Ethel M. Sterling, declaring he had been told to leave the wife after about six months of married life. They were married January 5.
  • 18 Jun 1925 Lucintha C. Gallette, 1121 East Washington boulevard, failed to perform household duties, according to the complaint for divorce filed by William H. Gallette.
  • 18 Jun 1925 Harry E. Dial, realtor with offices in the Swinney block, instituted another suit for divorce from Grace M. Dial. He declares that the conduct of his wife has caused him to be “driven to poverty and financial ruin.”
  • 18 Jun 1925 Ermine E. Thomas alleged in a divorce complaint that her husband, Cleo Thomas, struck and choked her and failed to provide. She asks the restoration of the name of Ermine E. Omspacher. They were married April 29.
  • 18 Jun 1925 The divorce suit of Lulu A. Wyatt against James Wyatt was dismissed in circuit court.
  • 19 Jun 1925 Judge Charles J. Ryan in superior court yesterday granted the petition of Andrew A. Cooper, chauffeur, 1003 Pape avenue, in restrain his wife, Norah V. Cooper from carrying out alleged threats to abduct her small daughter Kathleen, the custody for whom is a contention in a divorce suit. Cooper charged his wife with being vindictive, curing and striking him and telling him to leave their home. They were married August 2, 1916.
  • 19 Jun 1925 Pauline J. Ulrich, of Greenwood avenue declared in a complaint for divorce that she has been ordered from home by her husband, Arthur J. Ulrich. They were married October 1, 1912, divorced in 1914, remarried October 1, 1914, and separated again Wednesday.
  • 19 Jun 1925 Theodore M. Krouse seeks divorce from Amelia Krouse, declaring she is of a nagging disposition. They were married September, 1921 and separated Saturday.
  • 20 Jun 1925 Victoria Van Auken, Cass street, contends that although her husband, Jacob R. Van Auken is a skilled stone and brick mason earning about $300 a month, he fails to provide necessities of life for his family. She asks that he be forced to contribute $150 a month to their support. The husband is accused of being an habitual drunkard.
  • 20 Jun 1925 Cryus Newton Firestine, alleged that he was deserted by Miriam Firestine about eight months after their marriage, January 22, 1921.
  • 20 Jun 1925 A divorce was granted to Edna Slater from Frank Slater. She testified that he had struck her and was of a nagging disposition.
  • 20 Jun 1925 Jesse E. Murray, who has appeared in court several times on child neglect charges and is now serving a term at the state penal farm, was divorced by Audrey E. Murray. The custody of six children was awarded to her and Murray was ordered to pay $10 a week support money.
  • 20 Jun 1925 Iva B. Pressler was granted a divorce from George Pressler. The name of Iva B. LeMay was restored.
  • 20 Jun 1925 William H. Galiatts, who is being sued by Lucintha C. Galiatts for divorce, was prohibited from visiting or molesting his wife and child at 1121 East Washington boulevard.
  • 21 Jun 1925 Florence M. Brown, 16, of Rudisill boulevard, yesterday in superior court filed suit for annulment of her marriage, an elopement to Hillsdale, Mich., February 10, to Percy A. Brown, 312 West Main street, Niagara Falls, N.Y., alleging that she and her husband had wed hastily and now are desirous that the bonds be severed. According to the complaint, they eloped to the Michigan town “intending to evade the laws of Indiana.” Immediately after the wedding they returned to Fort Wayne and never lived together as husband and wife, the girl-wife declared. The husband then went to Niagara Falls and has not returned, it was said.
  • 21 Jun 1925 Edward Ely, said by his wife, Nellie Ely, Spy Run avenue, to be an habitual drunkard and guilty of failing to provide and striking her, was made defendant in a divorce action.
  • 23 Jun 1925 In the superior court yesterday Earl Everhart filed a suit for a divorce from his wife, Ada Everhart. The plaintiff states that his wife left his home while he was at the bedside of a sick brother. When he returned home it was several days before he could locate her and when he finally did find her she refused to return to his home and told him that she never expected to live with him again. The couple married in 1921 and Mrs. Everheart is charged with leaving her husband’s home on June 13 of this year. The action is based on the charge of desertion. The plaintiff states that he knows of no reason why the defendant should have abandoned him and adds that he has been humiliated among his neighbors by her actions and has been so grieved that he has been unable to work since his wife left his home.
  • 23 Jun 1925 In the suit of May Halter against Harry G. Halter, a divorce action, the defendant filed an answer in general denial to the amended complaint in the superior court.
  • 23 Jun 1925 The divorce case of Dewey Smith against Ruth Smith was dismissed in the superior court on motion of the plaintiff.
  • 23 Jun 1925 Squire Caryl was given a decree of divorce from Alice Caryl, the plaintiff being required to give the defendant $15 a week for support.
  • 23 Jun 1925 A.O. Harshburger was given a divorce from Jessie Harshburger in superior court.
  • 23 Jun 1925 Jacob L. Malott was given a divorce from Bertha Malott in the superior court. An automobile and all household goods was declared to be the property of the defendant in the action.
  • 24 Jun 1925 Mrs. Margaret Manton, 109 West Pontiac avenue declares Donald F. Manton is guilty of leaving her and her 14-month-old boy for other women. They were married April, 1924 and separated in February.
  • 24 Jun 1925 Edmund Burlage is said by Mrs. Mary Burlage, 1406 North Anthony boulevard to be guilty of deserting his wife and small son and to have failed to give them necessities of life. They separated in February.
  • 24 Jun 1925 Ethel Howe was given a divorce from Ralph Howe and the name of Ethel Mason was restored.
  • 24 Jun 1925 The divorce case of Henry Mennewisch against Carrie Mennewisch was dismissed.
  • 24 Jun 1925 The divorce case of Carlina Parker against William Parker was dismissed.
  • 24 Jun 1925 The divorce case of Estella Thomas against Robert Thomas was dismissed.
  • 24 Jun 1925 The divorce case of Clara Lenk against Louis Lenk was dismissed.
  • 24 Jun 1925 Squire Caryl, recently acquitted by a jury in circuit court of charges of assaulting a 9-year-old girl preferred by his wife, was granted a divorce from Mrs. Alice Caryl, and was ordered to pay $15 a week for support of the wife. She recently admitted to false testimony in the assault trial and is to be tried for perjury. Her defense wil be insanity, attorneys have intimated.
  • 24 Jun 1925 In the divorce suit of Bertha Mallott against Jacob L. Mallott, it was erroneously stated yesterday that Mr. Mallott was granted the divorce. Mrs. Mallott, the plaintiff, secured the decree.
  • 25 Jun 1925 The divorce case of Charlotte Smith against James Smith was dismissed.
  • 25 Jun 1925 The divorce case of Frank Pollack against Grace Pollack was dismissed.
  • 25 Jun 1925 The divorce case of Ella Harrell against Daniel Harrell was dismissed.
  • 25 Jun 1925 Edith Simpson was granted a decree from John Simpson and also the custody of a son.
  • 25 Jun 1925 Mabel N. Russell, cook, 616 Montgomery street, filed suit for divorce alleging that William M. Russell deserted her about six months after their marriage in September, 1921, and forced her to earn her own living.
  • 25 Jun 1925 Charles Doughlas was made defendant in an action brought by Clarice Doughlas, 2507 Anthony boulevard. They were married September 12, 1924, and he is charged with desertion, failure to provide and of being convicted of a felony in an Ohio court.
  • 26 Jun 1925 Elizabeth Double in an action against Cash Double, states in her complaint that they have not lived together since June 23; that her husband has a habit of becoming intoxicated and on this account has lost several positions which he had; she states that he frequently beat her and often called her vile names. She fears he may attack her and she asked the court for an order restraining him from visiting her home, 2312 Curdy street. She also seeks alimony to the amount of $500.
  • 26 Jun 1925 Thelma Rinehart asked for a divorce from Caryl Rinehart, and an allowance of $10 a week for support, together with the custody of a child, Dorothea, 4 months old. She alleges the defendant failed to support her and that she has been compelled to maintain herself since their marriage a little more than a year ago. She asks a restraining order, prohibiting the defendant from molesting her in any way or calling at her home, 923 Monroe street.
  • 26 Jun 1925 Dallas A. Brown filed a suit for a divorce from Gussie E. Brown, alleging cruel treatment. He says his wife refused to care for him while he was ill and incapable of caring for himself. He also alleges that she has taken employment away from home much of the time when it was unnecessary.
  • 27 Jun 1925 As the culmination of a series of legal struggles, a divorce was granted yesterday in superior court to Carrie Buuck from Edward Buuck, Wabash railroad detective, after Buuck was denied a divorce in a previous trial. Mrs. Buuck alleged her husband associated with other women and failed to provide her with the necessities of life. He withdrew a cross-complaint in which he accused her of not performing duties of a wife.
  • 27 Jun 1925 A divorce was granted to Mary Prange from Henry Prange on the grounds that he was intimate with other women and failed to provide. Mrs. Prange received the custody of two children.
  • 27 Jun 1925 Clara Skinner, 1324 Lafayette street, filed suit for divorce from Perry M. Skinner, alleging that he permitted friends to offend her and failed to provide.
  • 27 Jun 1925 Desertion was charged in the petition for divorce by Edward H. Fertig, 922 Buchanan street from Ione Fertig.
  • 27 Jun 1925 Charles Carpenter kicked and struck his wife and shattered her nerves, according to the complaint of Hazel Carpenter, 1614 Fletcher avenue, filed yesterday. They were married December 27, 1910 and separated June 2.
  • 28 Jun 1925 Declaring that her husband, Claudius F. Hile had thrown her across a room of their home, failed to provide her with necessities of life and forced her to become a saleswoman, Delpha L. Hile yesterday filed suit for divorce in superior court.
  • 30 Jun 1925 Alice O’Grady told the court that her husband, John O’Grady was too fond of intoxicating liquor and that the habit of drinking had grown on him until she could no longer live with him. In addition to her divorce she was allowed to adopt the use of her maiden name, Alice Caldwell.
  • 30 Jun 1925 Gladys Boyer testified that her life with Raymond Boyer was an up-roar. She said that he quarreled and nagged at her and struck her. He also failed to provide for her, according to her story. She won a divorce.
  • 30 Jun 1925 Bertha B. Keller was granted a divorce from Edson Keller on a complaint charging failure to provide.

  • 01 Jul 1925 Walter McCormick, Aboite township contractor, yesterday was granted a divorce, while his wife received $500 alimony and custody of three children. Suit for divorce had been filed by the wife and was followed by a cross-complaint by the husband in which he alleged that she preferred to work in factories and other public places instead of remaining at home with their children. An agreement was reached which gave the decree to McCormick and alimony and children to the wife. He was ordered to pay $10 a week to support the children.
  • 01 Jul 1925 Henry Lee, 620 Glasgow avenue, filed a cross-complaint in which he declared his wife was married four times before he and she were wed and that she now is attempting to obtain her fifth divorce. He says she is of a nagging disposition.
  • 01 Jul 1925 Harry Halter filed a cross-complaint in which he alleges his wife, who is suing him for divorce, publicly humiliated him, especially at Christmas time, when she in the presence of friends and relatives scornfully criticized the presents her purchased for her.
  • 01 Jul 1925 The case of Delphia A. Hile against Claudius F. Hile was dismissed.
  • 01 Jul 1925 Bertha B. Keller was granted a divorce from Edson R. Keller.
  • 01 Jul 1925 Gladys E. Boyer was granted a divorce from Raymond F. Boyer.
  • 01 Jul 1925 Alice O’Grady was granted a divorce from John O’Grady.
  • 02 Jul 1925 Branding her husband, Douglas Kinerck, as “lazy and indolent,” Lesta Kinerck, 342 Elizabeth street, yesterday filed suit in superior court for divorce. They were married Jun 6, 1901, and separated May 10. According to the complaint, the man struck and beat and falsely accused the wife and failed to provide proper support, forcing her to seek employment.
  • 02 Jul 1925 Divorce and custody of one child were granted to Blanche Felts from Homer Felts. The husband was ordered to pay $5 a week to support the child.
  • 04 Jul 1925 Harry C. McKowan, 2513 South Calhoun street, alleged Edna D McKowan, whom he married August 31, 1924, failed to function as a housewife and also preferred the society of other men.
  • 04 Jul 1925 Virgil Hinsch, 4231 Lafayette street, declares Janet Hinsch deserted him, was of a nagging disposition and remained away from home at nights. They were married September 14, 1921.
  • 04 Jul 1925 Ralph C. Cotton, who says he is a real estate dealer and resides at “various hotels,” asks divorce from Cecil Cotton, who is alleged to have deserted him in 1923.
  • 04 Jul 1925 Divorce was granted to Virginia McGurck from Dewey McGurck. The name of Virginia Goke was restored.
  • 04 Jul 1925 Urey Cline received a divorce from Carrie Cline.
  • 07 Jul 1925 The divorce case of Hazel Gaskins against Fred Gaskins was dismissed in superior court yesterday.
  • 07 Jul 1925 The divorce case of Bessie Tracey against Harry Tracey was dismissed in superior court yesterday.
  • 07 Jul 1925 The divorce case of Lyttleton J. Scott against Amy H. Scott was dismissed in superior court yesterday.
  • 07 Jul 1925 Divorce was granted to Orval G. Corbin against Cleo Corbin.
  • 07 Jul 1925 Divorce was granted Alice Ansara against Nicholas Ansara.
  • 07 Jul 1925 Divorce was granted Lulu Working against Leonard D. Working.
  • 07 Jul 1925 After 13 years of married life, Alice Feaser, Inwood drive, filed suit for divorce from Amos Feaser, alleging that her husband failed to properly provide for his family and cursed and struck her. Custody of two children is sought.
  • 08 Jul 1925 Theodore S. Decker never out-grew a common weakness of boys. He disliked to change his underwear and his socks. At least that is the major complaint lodged against him by his wife, Ode L. Decker, 421 East Lewis street, in a complaint for a divorce filed against him yesterday afternoon in superior court. Decker has one thing which he did exceedingly well. He was a good cigarette smoker, Mrs. Decker declares that she will not live with him any longer and she asks a judgment for $1,000 alimony.
  • 08 Jul 1925 William E. Izard, who is now an inmate at the state reformatory of Pontiac, Ill., where he was sentenced on a charge of highway robbery, was made defendant in a suit for a divorce filed yesterday by his wife, Mildred Izard. The couple lived together only a few months of 1924.
  • 08 Jul 1925 Catherine Schmid filed suit for a divorce from Walter Schmid, alleging that he beat and cursed her and was otherwise cruel to her.
  • 08 Jul 1925 Ruth Gutierrey sued Antonia Gutierrey for divorce, alleging failure to provide.
  • 08 Jul 1925 Monica Welshelmer was granted a divorce from Clarence Welshelmer and her maiden name of Monica Sorg was restored. The plaintiff charged failure to provide and frequent intoxication.
  • 08 Jul 1925 Grace L. Gage was granted a divorce from Roy Gage.
  • 09 Jul 1925 Audrey F. Baldwin, 2018 Franklin avenue, charged her husband, Frank O. Baldwin, barber, with associating with other women and neglecting his family for more than six months, which she maintains is worth more than the $2,000 alimony demanded in the complaint. They were married Jun 25, 1918 and separated Wednesday.
  • 09 Jul 1925 John Hammon, 809 Barr street, contended in a suit for divorce that his wife, Anna Hammon, had threatened to leave him a number of times and that she is of a nagging disposition and has falsely accused him of being with other women.
  • 09 Jul 1925 Wilbur A. Matthews was alleged to have “packed his grip” a number of times, voicing decision to abandon his family, by Amy A. Matthews, 1022 Grant avenue, in her complaint for divorce. She declares he struck, choked, cursed and falsely accused her, and that their marital relations ceased July 5.
  • 09 Jul 1925 Ethel Cullen, 1213 Ewing street, charged Charles O. Cullen with providing his family financial assistance to the extent of $10 since April and treating her in a cruel and inhuman manner.
  • 09 Jul 1925 Effie Neely, 1321 Barr street, asked a divorce with allegations that Charles Neely, whom she married October 27, 1924, abused her.
  • 09 Jul 1925 Divorce and custody of children were granted to Martha L. Keever from Harry T. Keever.
  • 10 Jul 1925 Married May 29, according to the complaint, Mrs. Nilus Spencer, Holman street, yesterday filed a petition in superior court to obtain an injunction prohibiting her husband, Leon Spencer from continuing to break chairs, fruit bowls and vases in their home, and from carrying out alleged threats to do her bodily harm. She maintains that they still are living as husband and wife. A divorce is not sought. Hearing on the injunction plea will be conducted Monday.
  • 10 Jul 1925 Thelma Whitten filed suit for divorce alleging that John F. Whitten, her husband and automobile mechanic, failed to provide for her and took her to her mother’s home, 220 Melita street, where she has resided. He was restrained from visiting or molesting the wife.
  • 10 Jul 1925 Divorce was granted to Annabelle Lear from Hilton Lear when she charged in a cross complaint that he had struck her. She also was given custody of a minor child which the father will be permitted to visit between 9 and 10 o’clock Tuesday and Thursday mornings.
  • 10 Jul 1925 Ruth Malone was awarded a divorce from Forest Malone and custody of a child. He is to have possession of the child on alternating Sundays.
  • 11 Jul 1925 Mrs. Ocle Kohlepp, according to the complaint filed in superior court yesterday, maintained that she and Henry Kohlepp separated April 4 and that on the occasion he slapped her with such violence that she bore black and blue marks as the result of the struggles.
  • 11 Jul 1925 The separation of Glenn L. Burns and his wife Helen took place Thursday after married life dating from May 9. He is charged with striking and beating the woman.
  • 11 Jul 1925 Divorce was granted to Esta Santosky from Walter Santosky yesterday in superior court.
  • 11 Jul 1925 Divorce was granted to Fay M. Armstrong from Franklin L. Armstrong. The name of Esta Busch was restored.
  • 11 Jul 1925 The case of Rose Leipold against Paul Leipold was dismissed for lack of evidence.
  • 12 Jul 1925 Clara Cordes, 1628 Richardson street, married May 26, 1891, and mother of seven children, yesterday in superior court asked limited separation from Joseph Cordes with the allegation that he was quarrelsome, failed to provide properly for the family and with the exception of paying rent had not contributed to the family support since May.
  • 12 Jul 1925 Forrest C. Bearld, 314 Hanna street, Columbia City, in a divorce complaint was accused of knocking his wife, Lucy Bearld down and threatening to kill her. They were married June 11, 1923.
  • 14 Jul 1925 Alleging that Harold F. Eicks, her husband, stayed out late of nights and associated with other women, Mrs. Elsie Eicks filed suit for a divorce yesterday afternoon in superior court.
  • 14 Jul 1925 Mrs. Dora Fehling, 335 West Creighton avenue, filed suit for a divorce from August Fehling, alleging that he swore at her and threatened to kill her. The couple married 41 years ago.
  • 14 Jul 1925 Stella Suggs, 1417 Clay Street, filed suit for a divorce from William Suggs, alleging failure to provide.
  • 14 Jul 1925 Sherman R. Richardson filed suit for a divorce from Merle Marie Richardson, alleging that she nagged him so much that he fears a nervous breakdown.
  • 14 Jul 1925 Harry L. Halter filed a motion to require that his wife, Mae Halter, who is suing him for divorce be forced to give the names of the women with whom she claims he associated.
  • 14 Jul 1925 Charles Carpenter filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Hazel Carpenter.
  • 15 Jul 1925 Ella Bain and John Bain, husband and wife, who formerly lived on a farm near Keystone, held widely separated views as to what constitutes milady’s wardrobe, testimony in their divorce case in superior court yesterday showed when the greater part of the afternoon was occupied by witnesses to tell about Mrs. Bain’s gowns and apparel. Mrs. Bain testified that she was not provided with a proper requirement of clothes and Mr. Bain, when a witness, said she possessed a black suit, silk striped skirt and waist, a white dress and a number of gingham and percale gowns for kitchen and housewear, beside shoes, hats, a coat and other clothing. She admitted this. Attorneys will complete their argument on the case today after which the entanglement will be submitted to Judge Charles T. Ryan.
  • 15 Jul 1925 A two-year separation from Louis Koop was sought in a suit filed by Mary Koop. He was charged with abusing and neglecting her.
  • 15 Jul 1925 George Mettert alleges his wife, Edna G. Mettert, deserted him in 1919 after they had been married nine years.
  • 15 Jul 1925 Charge of desertion was placed against Paul Hayes by Mary Hayes. He was alleged to have become drunk, spending the family earnings.
  • 16 Jul 1925 Ethel Sutton, 310 Montgomery street, alleged that her husband, Harry E. Sutton, is a member of the Ku Klux Klan and that since he became a member, he has spent a great part of his time and money in the society’s headquarters failing to properly provide for his family. She declares that he has told her to obtain a divorce. Alimony of $2,000 is sought by Mrs. Sutton.
  • 16 Jul 1925 Otto H. West was accused by Elva West, 455 East Pontiac street, of failing to support her and finding fault with her using money she says she was compelled to earn. She asks alimony of $500.
  • 16 Jul 1925 Rutie Lannen, 1214 Breck street, declared that James Lannen cursed and struck her and accused her of associating with other men.
  • 16 Jul 1925 Paul H. Rodenbeck is charged with contributing only $7 to the support of his family since February by Mabel Rodenbeck, who also accused him of striking and beating her.
  • 16 Jul 1925 Alimony of $2,000 is asked by Mary L. Fritz, Cass street, from Michael Fritz, who she avers choked and falsely accused her and failed to provide when he spent his earning in purchasing intoxicating liquor.
  • 16 Jul 1925 Abraham B. Frank, 218 East Wayne street, sued Esther R. Frank for divorce, alleging that she deserted him, sold their furniture and went to California about eight months ago. She is charged with being of a nagging disposition.
  • 16 Jul 1925 Divorce and support money of $10 a week were granted Lenora Hart from Ray Hart.
  • 16 Jul 1925 Divorce was granted Mary E. Dennis from Ernest M. Dennis.
  • 16 Jul 1925 Earl C. Fuhrman in circuit court was ordered to pay $5 a week support money to Hazel Fuhrman, whom it is charged he married to escape prosecution.
  • 16 Jul 1925 Decision in the suit for divorce of Ella Bain against John Bain, Keystone farmer, has been held up for 30 days in superior court giving the couple an opportunity to effect reconciliation. Mrs. Bain had accused her husband of failing to provide her with proper clothing.
  • 17 Jul 1925 Domestic happiness failed to materialize in the home of Marion Fisher, Swinney avenue, when according to a complaint for divorce file yesterday in superior court, after his marriage May 18 to Della Maud Fisher, she administered punishment to his children by former marriage. Both the husband and wife had been married before and each had children who were lodged in the dwelling on Swinney avenue. Fisher objected to his new wife “striking and beating” his little tots, but to no avail, the complaint declares. A quarrel ensued and Mrs. Fisher “went to her people in Roanoke,” Fisher then sued for divorce.
  • 17 Jul 1925 Lenora Hart was awarded a divorce and custody of children from Ray Hart.
  • 17 Jul 1925 The divorce suit of Clara Billman against Lester Billman was dismissed.
  • 17 Jul 1925 The divorce suit of Stella Suggs against William Suggs was dismissed.
  • 18 Jul 1925 After a short married life dating from January 2, William J. Slagle, 2519 Bowser avenue deserted his wife, Hazel L.Slagle and stole their infant daughter on June 5, according to a complaint for divorce filed in superior court yesterday. Mrs. Slagle also alleges that he was cross and irritable and failed to properly provide for his family.
  • 18 Jul 1925 Emma Taylor, 232 East Columbia street, sought divorce, declaring that Ralph Taylor was of a nagging disposition, falsely accused her and permitted his children to be placed in the control of the board of guardians.
  • 18 Jul 1925 Ethel M. Yarman, 1919 Pine street, is seeking a divorce, charging her husband, Wilfred N. Yarman with failing to provide for his family and forcing her to obtain employment.
  • 18 Jul 1925 Maybell Hayes, 527 Hough street, asked divorce from Edward Hayes, alleging that he failed to provide, was of a jealous disposition and now is living with another woman.
  • 19 Jul 1925 Jonathan Roberts, restaurant owner, 622 Lafayette street, yesterday filed suit in superior court for divorce from Mrs. Harriet Roberts, declaring that he was forced to quit their home July 1, 1920, after married life dating from March 14, 1920, owing to alleged nagging and jealousy on the part of the wife during which, on one occasion, she was said to have hit him with a stick of wood.
  • 19 Jul 1925 The divorce suit of Clara Billman against Lester Billman was dismissed.
  • 21 Jul 1925 Mrs. Zina Stouder was divorced from James Stouder in superior court yesterday. She said her husband cursed and swore at her and failed to support her properly. Her maiden name of Zina Shelley was restored.
  • 21 Jul 1925 Mrs. Lydia Hatton had her marriage to Delbert J. Hatton dissolved. The couple had lived together since 1922. The plaintiff’s former name of Lydia Fletter was restored to her.
  • 21 Jul 1925 Mrs. Daisy Slack was divorce and her maiden name, Daisy Barker was returned to her by the court. The couple married in 1894.
  • 21 Jul 1925 Charles Morar has filed divorce suit alleging that Elizabeth Morar failed to take care of their children properly. The defendant resides at 1122 Breck street. Morar asks the custody of the children.
  • 21 Jul 1925 Bert A. Humbarger filed suit for a divorce from Maude B. Humbargar, charging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 22 Jul 1925 Married 19 years and the mother of six children, the youngest of which is about 18 months old, Mrs. Tessa L. Pine, of Harlan, yesterday in superior court was made defendant in a suit for divorce by her husband, Harry A. Pine. He alleged that she had violated marriage obligations and had told him that she could live with him no longer.
  • 22 Jul 1925 Edna Snyder, 1147 Lafayette street, filed a plea for divorce from Chauncey Synder, declaring that he had been cruel and inhuman to her. She asked custody of one child. They were married April 10, 1923 and separated March 1, 1924.
  • 22 Jul 1925 Charges of desertion were preferred against Walter Roeback by his wife, Rose Roeback, 709 Hayden street, when she asked a divorce in superior court.
  • 22 Jul 1925 Leroy Selden has an ungovernable temper and failed to support his family, according to a divorce complaint filed by Leota Selden, 514 Holman street. They were married March 31, 1917, and separated in September, 1922.
  • 22 Jul 1925 A divorce was granted to Hazel Carpenter from Harley C. Carpenter in superior court yesterday.
  • 22 Jul 1925 Wilma Sheets was awarded a divorce from Emery Sheets in superior court yesterday.
  • 22 Jul 1925 Emma I. Schuckman was granted a divorce from Edward H. Schuckman in superior court yesterday.
  • 23 Jul 1925 An attempt to have his two children returned to him after, according to a divorce complaint filed yesterday in superior court, they had been stolen from his home by their mother who was said to have deserted her husband July 15, 1924, was made yesterday by Leroy Heath, locomotive fireman, of 1420 St. Marys avenue. The wife is Mrs. Anna Heath, said to be living at 1230 West Leonard street, Grand Rapids, Mich. Heath declares the children are in her custody. He alleges that he was falsely accused and deserted.
  • 23 Jul 1925 Mrs. Emma Dager, 2925 Bowser avenue, filed suit for divorce from John Dager, charging desertion after married life of about two months.
  • 23 Jul 1925 False Accusations and cursing were laid to Wilbur Hutchinson from whom Mrs. Jennie Hutchinson, 502 Glasgow avenue, seeks a divorce.
  • 23 Jul 1925 Divorce and custody of children were awarded Mrs. Isabel Krontz, 409 East Berry street, from Orville C. Krotz, who, it was alleged, deserted her April 14, 1923. She had asked for alimony of $3,500, but withdrew the plea before the hearing yesterday.
  • 24 Jul 1925 Suit for limited divorce and $100 a month support was filed yesterday in superior court by Laura Oser, 1510 High street, against her husband, John Oser, West Main street grocer, who, the wife alleges, struck and threatened her and now is about to be released from city prison after begin charged with assault and battery. He was arrested yesterday after an alleged quarrel with his wife. They were married July 13, 1911 and separated 14 years later. Two children were born to them. Mrs. Oser declared her husband owns real estate valued at $12,000.
  • 24 Jul 1925 Mae E. Nierman after being married seven years and the mother of three children deserted her husband and family, August Nierma, 1126 Burgess street, alleged in a suit for divorce. According to the complaint, she left her little ones and husband Monday after a quarrel and telling the man that she no longer cared for him.
  • 24 Jul 1925 Divorce and custody of children were granted Lillie M. Cobb from Thomas L. Cobb.
  • 25 Jul 1925 Mrs. Leota White filed suit yesterday for a divorce from Arnold White, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple married November 18, 1924, and separated July 17 of this year. Mrs. White avers that her husband was cruel to her and that he frequently struck her. She also declares that he used intoxicating liquor to excess.
  • 25 Jul 1925 Mrs. Myrtle Mills was granted a divorce from John M. Mills in superior court on the charges that he had been quilty of infidelity. The couple married February 21, 1920, and had separated on a number of occasions.
  • 25 Jul 1925 Mrs. Laura M. Watt was granted a divorce from Carl E. Watt on a charge of failure to provide for her and her child. Mrs. Watt was given the custody of the child.
  • 25 Jul 1925 The divorce suit of Maggie Ellott against Christian Ellot was dismissed by agreement of the parties.
  • 26 Jul 1925 Charging that her husband kicked her and beat her black and blue on July 19, Mrs. Violetta Gaines, 1729 Hanna street, filed suit for a divorce from Allen Gaines. Mrs. Gaines adds in her complaint that her husband falsely accused her of associating with other men and that he possesses a violent temper. The couple married in 1914.
  • 26 Jul 1925 August C. Nierman, Jr. was ordered to pay his wife, May, $10 a week for support and $35 to her attorney for fees.
  • 28 Jul 1925 Mr. and Mrs. Olin Swafford started for a joyride which ended in a fight and the fight will end in a divorce if Mrs. Swafford is able to prove the allegations of her complaint for divorce filed yesterday afternoon in superior court. On the ride to which she referred in her complaint, Mrs. Swafford said her husband beat her until she had to be removed from the automobile and taken into a store building for treatment. She claims that she is still under the care of a physician as the result of the beating. The couple married January 24, 1925,and separated Sunday.
  • 28 Jul 1925 Mrs. Josephine C. Huggins, 207 Second street, filed suit for a divorce from Hubert Albert Higgins, Alleging that he called her vile name and that he refused to make proper provision for her support. She asks that her maiden name of Miller be restored.
  • 28 Jul 1925 Vernon Taylor was granted a divorce from Floyd Taylor on a charge of nonsupport.
  • 28 Jul 1925 Mary Warner was divorced from James Warner, She alleged that he had associated with other women.
  • 29 Jul 1925 Lela Perry was granted a divorce from Hiram K. Perry by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday afternoon in superior court. The couple married in 1897 and have a son, 25 years old. There were three separations before they applied for a divorce. Mrs. Perry alleged that her husband was cruel to her and that he failed to provide.
  • 30 Jul 1925 Cupid made a couple of bad shots when he fired arrows at the hearts of Hannah Cochren, 67, and Newton McDowell, 63. Mrs. Cochren became Mrs. McDowell, it is true, but she repented within two weeks, according to her story yesterday to Judge Charles J. Ryan, of the superior court. Yesterday the plaintiff was divorced and became Mrs. Cochren again. She told the court she was sure now that McDowell only wanted her money.
  • 30 Jul 1925 Edward O’Brien was granted a divorce from Leah O’Brien. He charged his wife with immorality.
  • 30 Jul 1925 Ethel King, 901 Rumsey avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Cary B. King, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple was married in 1922.
  • 30 Jul 1925 Alice Florence Wilson sued Carl M. Wilson for a divorce. The couple married in July, 1924 and separated the following month. Mrs. Wilson claimed that her husband deserted her.
  • 30 Jul 1925 Emily Huggins, Weisser Park avenue, asked a divorce from Fletcher Huggins, alleging that he is an habitual drunkard. The plaintiff asks her maiden name of Morgan be restored.

  • 01 Aug 1925 Mrs. Margaret Schwartz was granted a divorce from Frank Schwartz, a member of the city council, on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment by Judge Pro Tem Carl A. Osterman yesterday in superior court. Mrs. Schwartz was given a judgement for $500 alimony and the custody of her son, Harry. Schwartz will pay $10 a week for the support of the boy.
  • 01 Aug 1925 Mrs. Marguerite Reiter, 1718 Richardson street, filed suit for a divorce from Benjamin Reiter, 1718 Richardson street, filed suit for a divorce from Benjamin Reiter and asked a judgment for $2,500 alimony. She charged failure to provide. Mrs. Reiter asks the custody of five children. The couple was married in 1911.
  • 01 Aug 1925 Mrs. Ella M. Rogers, 2015 Barr street filed suit for divorce from William J. Rogers, alleging failure to provide. Mrs. Rogers says in her complaint that her husband is now serving time on the state penal farm for a violation of the law.
  • 01 Aug 1925 Mervin E. Darby, 194 Hanna street, asked a divorce from Mary B. Darby. He said his wife told him that she no longer cared for him and that she wanted to be free so she could have a better time than he could give her.
  • 01 Aug 1925 Harry L. Dewitt filed suit for a divorce from Fern Dewitt, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple was married in 1924.
  • 01 Aug 1925 Mrs. Gertrude McKinney filed a suit for support against Jefferson J. McKinney, chiropodist whit office in the Tri-State building. She charged that her husband deserted her on July 4 after a marriage of less than four months. She asks $100 a month.
  • 01 Aug 1925 William Schwartz, 903 East Lewis street, sued Lucille Schwartz for divorce, alleging abandonment in 1922.
  • 01 Aug 1925 Lillian Pent, negress, 625 Holman street, was granted a divorce from Joe Pento, native of Bombay. She charged cruel and inhuman treatment. The marriage lasted five years.
  • 02 Aug 1925 Marie Beard filed suit for a divorce yesterday in superior court from Charles Beard, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment and failure to provide.
  • 02 Aug 1925 Thelma Rinehart filed a supplemental complaint for divorce from Carl Rinehart yesterday. The couple has tried to effect an reconciliation since the first complaint was filed, but was unsuccessful.
  • 02 Aug 1925 R. Earl Peters, judge pro tem in superior court, granted Clarence Dixie, colored, an divorce from Henrietta Dixon on a cross-complaint charging conduct unbecoming a wife.
  • 04 Aug 1925 Firman B. Rose was granted a divorce from Addie Rose on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 04 Aug 1925 Anna Weaver was divorced from Harry Weaver on the grounds of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 04 Aug 1925 Calvin A. Baker, 1202 Packard avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Clara Baker, alleging that he gave his wife all of his money to save and found that she was spending it on herself as fast as he gave it to her.
  • 05 Aug 1925 Charging that her husband, Henry W. Hill, deserted her on May 28, 1918, just 27 days after their marriage, Hazel C. Hill yesterday filed a complaint for divorce in superior court. The plaintiff alleges that her husband failed to support her and refused to live with her.
  • 05 Aug 1925 Helen La Bell was granted a divorce from Alfred La Bell in superior court by Harry F. Kennerk, judge pro tem. The couple married in 1921. Mrs. Bell charged desertion. There were no children.
  • 06 Aug 1925 Alleging that her husband frequently came home drunk and went to bed with his clothes on, Agnes Stultz filed suit for a divorce from Edward Stultz, 1710 Cortland avenue. Mrs. Stultz claims that on some occasions when her husband was intoxicated he failed to come home at all. The couple married in 1916.
  • 06 Aug 1925 Helen Dale sued Benjamin Dale for divorce, alleging cruelty. She said that her husband gave her a beating during a fit of anger and that he threw her against a heat register in the hall, injuring her knee and arm and spraining her wrist.
  • 06 Aug 1925 Iva Jackson, 2008 South Hanna street asked a divorce from Herbert Jackson, alleging failure to support. The couple married in 1916 and they have five children.
  • 06 Aug 1925 Minnie Simpson asked a divorce from Leo Simpson in a complaint charging failure to provide. The plaintiff asks the custody of their only child.
  • 06 Aug 1925 Charles Rathert was granted a divorce from Edna Rathert. The plaintiff said his wife told him she would not live with him and that he might as well get a divorce.
  • 06 Aug 1925 Mary Bireley was granted a divorce from Raymond Bireley by Harry F. Kennerk, jusge pro tem on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 06 Aug 1925 Mrs. Gertrude McKinney, colored, won a judgement for $150 for support against her husband, Jefferson J. McKinney, a chiropodist, yesterday in superior court. Harry F. Kennerk, judge pro tem, ordered the fixtures in the office of McKinney in the Tri-State building sold to satisfy the judgement. Mrs. McKinney claims that she was recently deserted by her husband.
  • 07 Aug 1925 A suit for divorce and $2,000 alimony was filed in superior court yesterday afternoon by Mrs. Mary E. Kressley against Charles W. Kressley. The plaintiff asks that her maiden-name of Mary E. Stockton be restored. She alleges that her husband quarreled and nagged at her and called her vile names.
  • 07 Aug 1925 Marvel Krohne filed suit for a divorce and $1,000 alimony against Emmet Krohne, 1019 McKee street. She alleges that her husband falsely accused her of associating with other men. The couple married in 1922 and has two children. The plaintiff asks the custody.
  • 07 Aug 1925 Arthur J. Keesler, route 3, Woodburn, asked a divorce from his wife, Effie Jane Keesler, now living at 1716 South Harrison street. He said his wife quarreled and nagged at him, associated with other men and threatened to tear up some vines which he had planted.
  • 07 Aug 1925 Mrs. Edith Hunt was granted a divorce from Earl C. Hunt in superior court on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 08 Aug 1925 “I’m sick of you. Go get a divorce.” Dean M. Wright told Vera Wright, according to her complaint for divorce filed yesterday in superior court. Mrs. Wright asks the custody of a baby two months old. The couple married December 19, 1924, and separated August 7, 1925.
  • 08 Aug 1925 Charging intoxication, late hours and failure to provide, Hilda Brown, 2620 Anthony boulevard, filed suit for a divorce from Frank Brown, 3901Central drive. The couple married November, 1921, and separated August 2, 1925.
  • 08 Aug 1925 Edith L. Hunt was granted a divorce from Earl C. Hunt and had her maiden name of Edith Mason returned. She charged cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 08 Aug 1925 R. Earl Peters, judge pro tem, heard the evidence in the divorce case of Glenn Rondot against Florence Rondot and took the judgement under advisement.
  • 08 Aug 1925 Mrs. Anna Heath, now residing at Cooperville, Mich., filed a cross complaint in superior court charging her husband, Leroy Heath, with failure to provide for her and her two children. She also says he served six months on the penal farm in 1924 for child neglect.
  • 09 Aug 1925 Charles Turner, an employee of the Brooks Construction company, was sued for a divorce by Belle Turner, who alleged that he knocked her down on several occasions and that he associated with other women.
  • 09 Aug 1925 Mrs. Pearl Heater, 1317 Green street, filed suit for a divorce from Joseph Heater, alleging that he deserted her last July and has made no provision for her support since that time.
  • 11 Aug 1925 Bernice Gould was granted a divorce from Jay Gould and was given the custody of their child. Gould was ordered to pay $10 a week for its support. Mrs. Gould charged failure to provide and desertion. Gould is now serving a term on the penal farm, she said.
  • 11 Aug 1925 Iva M. Jacquay was divorced from Lester Jacquay. She said that her husband was an habitual drunkard and that he frequently cursed and swore at her. Jacquay was ordered to pay $10 a week for the support of the two children, who were placed in the custody of the mother.
  • 11 Aug 1925 Robert Jones was granted a divorce from Aileen Jones.
  • 11 Aug 1925 Marie Gatrell was granted a divorce from Charles F. Gatrell when she testified that he spent his money gambling and failed to provide for her. The plaintiff’s name of Marie Lawrence was restored.
  • 11 Aug 1925 Rhena H. Snyder was divorced from John M. Snyder, restaurant owner of Huntertown. She alleged that her husband had threatened her life. Her maiden name of Marie Gump was restored.
  • 11 Aug 1925 An annulment was granted in the case of Theodore Brueck against Maude O. Brueck. The evidence was heard several days ago. Brueck said that the marriage was entered under duress as the girl threatened him with arrest if he did not marry her. They never lived together as husband and wife.
  • 11 Aug 1925 Thomas Gater filed suit for a divorce from Myrtle Gater, Buchanan street, charging that his wife spent her evening at motion picture shows and would not take care of her duties at home. The plaintiff asks the custody of four children.
  • 11 Aug 1925 John Tracey, 2225 Chestnut street, sued Jessie Tracey for divorce alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. They were married in 1912 and have five children.
  • 11 Aug 1925 Carl H. Sutter asked a divorce from Tess C. Sutter, 412 East Pontiac street, in a complaint charging that his wife associated with other men.
  • 12 Aug 1925 In a divorce action filed yesterday by Mrs. Mary McGuire against James T. McGuire the plaintiff seeks the custody of their one child, Kirk K. and $1,000 alimony. The complaint alleges that the defendant is able to earn $50 a week as a carpenter and contractor, but that he spends his money for liquor and other unnecessary indulgences, while he has neglected her and otherwise threated her cruelly. She asks that the defendant be restrained from disposing of two automobiles and other property until after the case is heard by the court. The complaint states that the plaintiff last fall started action for a temporary separation from the defendant, but on the promise of the defendant to change his ways the case was withdrawn. She states that he failed to change his ways, however, and now she is seeking an absolute divorce.
  • 12 Aug 1925 Imogene White filed a suit for divorce from Howard White, alleging cruel treatment and nonsupport. She seeks the custody of their child, Betty, and also asks that her husband be restrained from visiting their home during the pendency of the case, as she fears him.
  • 12 Aug 1925 Alvey McBride asks a divorce from Clara McBride, in a suit filed yesterday, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 12 Aug 1925 Mrs. Mary W. Mills asks a divorce and $5,000 alimony in a suit filed against John W. Mills. According to the plaintiff, her husband choked her, knocked her down and committed other acts of cruelty. In addition to these charges the wife alleges that her husband was intimate with other women, sometimes slipping from the house early in the morning while Mrs. Mills was asleep in order to join a woman friend.
  • 13 Aug 1925 Mrs. Frieda Grashoff, 327 East Superior street, asked a divorce from Benjamin Grashoff, alleging cruelty.
  • 13 Aug 1925 Mrs. Hazel Southern, 1302 South Harrison street, asked a divorce from Walter Southern, alleging that he beat her and called her vile names.
  • 13 Aug 1925 Mrs. Viola May Brown filed a complaint for divorce charging William H. Brown with making false accusation against her character.
  • 13 Aug 1925 Mrs. Geraldine Lydikeson, 933 High street, charged Earl Lydikeson with failure to provide.
  • 14 Aug 1925 Mabel Stutz, 221 East Main street asked a divorce from Thomas Stutz in a complaint alleging that her husband called her vile names and falsely accused her of immoral acts. The couple was married in 1910 and has six children. The plaintiff asks their custody.
  • 14 Aug 1925 William Tracy, 302 West Superior street, sued Sadie Tracy, alleging “gross infidelity.” The couple was married in 1922.
  • 14 Aug 1925 Chester Lyons, 302 Melita street, filed a complaint alleging that his wife, Nellie used intoxicating liquor or excess and that she comes to the barber shop where he works and calls him vile names in the presence of other people.
  • 14 Aug 1925 Jeanette Callihan, 111 West Williams street asked a divorce from Paul Callihan. She claims that Callahan abandoned her last Monday and that he has failed to provide for her support.
  • 14 Aug 1925 Alice Feaser asked a divorce from Amos Feaser, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 15 Aug 1925 Margaret Whitmore filed suit for a limited separation from Charles Whitmore, charging failure to provide and cruel and inhuman treatment. The couple married January 10, 1925, and separated August 11, 1925.
  • 16 Aug 1925 Alleging that her husband, Leslie Mercer, forced her and their child to live in a garage, Mrs. Dorothy Mercer, Belmont drive, yesterday filed suit for a divorce in superior court. The plaintiff alleged that her husband is subject to fits of anger during which her would call her names and knock her down. The couple was married January 17, 1924 and separated Friday.
  • 16 Aug 1925 Mrs. Lela Lahm was granted a divorce from Walter Lahm on a charge of desertion. The case was tried in superior court before R. Earl Peters, judge pro tem.
  • 18 Aug 1925 In the case of Andrew J. Forsythe against Jennie Forsythe, the wife told the court that he had failed to provide for her, compelling her to work. He was also so jealous that he forbade her to go out of the house to visit neighbors or go to her own church, she declared. Her maiden name of Jennie Castleman was restored.
  • 18 Aug 1925 Catherine Kimmel, the defendant in divorce proceedings by Archie Kimmel was granted a divorce on cross-complaint declaring that the husband was cruel and inhuman in his associations with her, he also associated with other women and stayed out late at night.
  • 18 Aug 1925 Verlynd Evans was granted a divorce from Charles R. Evans, was given the custody of a child and the husband was ordered to pay $5 a week for support. Mrs. Evans charged her husband with immorality and failure to provide.
  • 18 Aug 1925 A divorce was granted, the custody of two children was given the wife and the husband was ordered to pay $25 a month for their support in the case of Margaret Hines against Ernest R. Hines.
  • 18 Aug 1925 Emberson Hunt filed a suit for divorce against Dorothy Hunt, Cochran street, charging cruel and inhuman treatment and that she had falsely accused him with associating with women. She has failed to perform her household cuties and has frequently stayed out all night without explaining to her husband where she was and is guilty of other conduct unbecoming a married woman, he charges. They were married August 9, 1919, and separated in August, 1925.
  • 18 Aug 1925 Cruel and inhuman treatment, failure to provide necessary clothes, shelter and food as well as calling her vile and indecent names is charged by Fannie Hone against Rephard Hone, in divorce proceedings. The husband also struck and beat her on July 4, butting open her head and arm and bruising her left forearm to such an extent that at the present time she suffers from the effect of the blow, it is charged. She asks a restraining order to keep him from molesting her, and the custody of one child. They were married June 6, 1911, and separated May, 1923.
  • 18 Aug 1925 Oliver Itskin seeks a divorce from Goldie Pauline Itskin, 1324 West Main street, charging desertion and that when they were married, June 12, 1922, she represented herself as single but was married to another man at the time. They separated in December, 1922.
  • 18 Aug 1925 Edna Deam filed suit for divorce from Alford Deam, employed at the Wayne Tank and Pump company, asking $1,000 alimony, $15 a week support money and a restraining order to keep him from drawing his wages. They were married June 12, 1911, and separated August 5, 1925. They have two children. Mrs. Deam charges that her husband beat her, threatened to kill her, called her vile names and becomes intoxicated.
  • 19 Aug 1925 A decree annulling the marriage of Earl T. Wilkinson and Mrs. Willie Sparks, was entered yesterday in superior court. Wilkinson stated that he had married in Delhart, Texas in 1916 and when in 1918 he learned that she already had a husband, he left her and they have not lived together since.
  • 19 Aug 1925 Howard White, the defendant in a divorce case by Imogene White, was ordered to pay the wife $5 a week for support. It was also ordered that he might be permitted to see the child at all reasonable times.
  • 19 Aug 1925 The suit for divorce of Jeanette Callihan against Paul Callihan was dismissed.
  • 19 Aug 1925 George Frederick Bryant against Bertha Bryant, suit for divorce in superior court. The husband charges cruel and inhuman treatment and that she refused to keep house or do any washing or mending or prepare meals; that she habitually was out nights, sometimes all night and that she associated with immoral men and woman. They were married January 1923 and separated August 1, 1925. There are no children.
  • 19 Aug 1925 Emma Hawkins, Oliver street, a clerk for the Superior Coal company, filed suit for divorce from Glee Hawkins, whom she married in August, 1923. He has failed to support her and within a few days after marriage the husband deserted her and has never returned, she says. During their few days of married life he was also cruel and inhuman, she charges. She asks that her maiden name of Emma Gessier be restored.
  • 20 Aug 1925 Frederick O. Sprague, 1102 West Berry street, is possessed of a violent temper and oftentimes files into a rage threatening bodily harm to his wife, Mrs. Irene Sprague, according to a complaint for divorce filed yesterday by the wife in superior court. Mrs. Sprague charges her husband without any provocation threatened to injure her and that she was obliged to glee for her safety to the home of neighbors. They were married June, 1909, and separated August 16, 1925.
  • 20 Aug 1925 Mrs. Pauline Sommerfeldt asks divorce from William Sommerfeldt, 527 Wallace street. Mrs. Sommerfeldt charges that during the past two years her husband has contributed practically nothing to her support and that he is ambitious for nothing but his own pleasure. They were married June 29, 1920 and separated in August 1925. She asks besides a divorce that her maiden name, Pauline Meier be restored.
  • 20 Aug 1925 Mrs. Ruth Morgan, 329 Montgomery street asks a divorce from Henry Morgan. Mrs. Morgan charges abandonment. They were married August 17, 1917, and separated August 16, 1923.
  • 20 Aug 1925 Mrs. Audrey Fisher was granted a divorce from William F. Fisher in superior court yesterday by R. Earl Peters, judge pro tem, and she was given the custody of a son, William. The defendant was ordered to pay $7.50 a week for their support. The custody of the child was given the defendant on the second and fourth Sundays of each month.
  • 20 Aug 1925 Dwight Parish was ordered to pay Mrs. Daisy Parish $5 a week for support.
  • 21 Aug 1925 William Sommerfeldt charges his wife hit him with a frying-pan and choked him, in a cross-complaint for divorce filed yesterday. She permitted men to loaf in their store, 214 West Main street, known as the Fort Wayne Tater Flakes company, and has been in the habit of driving with other men, even furnishing the car for their transportation, Sommerfeldt claims. Mrs. Sommerfeldt, in a complaint filed Wednesday, charged that her husband has contributed practically nothing to her support during the past two years and that he thinks of mothing but his own pleasure. They were married June 20, 1920, and separated August 16. Mrs. Sommerfeldt obtained an restraining order yesterday to keep her husband away from her home, 527 Wallace street and the Fort Wayne Tater Flakes company, both of which she claims she owns. Sommerfeldt, she says has refused to leave, contending that he owns an interest the the place.
  • 21 Aug 1925 Mrs. Loretta Achnelt filed suit for divorce in superior court yesterday from Walter Achnelt, charging habitual intoxication, during which times he falsely accuses her of associating with other men.
  • 21 Aug 1925 Mrs. Bertha Pearl Roe yesterday filed suit for a divorce from Caleb Ezra Roe, claiming that he has failed to provide for her and her five children for more than two years. The plaintiff also asks the custody of their five children and $20 a week for their support.
  • 21 Aug 1925 Mrs. Maude Highlen was granted a divorce yesterday in superior court from Ezra Highlen and her maiden name was restored.
  • 21 Aug 1925 The case of Lois Sullivan against Herschel Sullivan for limited separation was continued until Monday.
  • 21 Aug 1925 A divorce was granted Mrs. Mollie Ely from Edward Ely on complaint of cruel treatment.
  • 21 Aug 1925 The suit of Mrs. Clara J. Lyman against Francis E. Lyman was recently dismissed for want of prosecution, was restored on the plaintiff’s application.
  • 21 Aug 1925 Mrs. Bertha Bryant, 909 Herman street, charges her husband, George Bryant, gave her a severe beating when he found her spying on him. The claim is made in a cross-bill filed yesterday. When Bryant discovered her presence, he dragged her from the machine by her hair and pummeled her in the presence of seven men, comprising his party, and several others who had been accompanying her, she states.
  • 22 Aug 1925 Charging that her husband, Charles Hart, a truck driver for the Hoosier groceries, forced he to don a pair of overalls recently and ride a freight train from a point in Indiana to Fort Wayne, Mrs. Oakley Hart, yesterday filed suit in superior court for a divorce. Hart also struck her on numerous occasions and has drawn a knife on her, and is a habitual drunkard, she claims. She asks that her maiden name of Oakley Gorham be restored. They were married December 28, 1922 and separated July, 1925.
  • 22 Aug 1925 Mrs. Mildred Reynolds, French avenue, charges in a divorce suit entered yesterday that her husband has been habitual drunkard for many months and bring liquor into the house. He also has failed to make proper provision for her support. She asks $2,000 alimony, the custody of their children and $100 a month for their support.
  • 22 Aug 1925 Robert Warren went out at night as often as three or four times a week and returned as late as 4 o’clock in the morning, cursed his wife and once took all the bed clothes and went to his mother’s home, leaving the wife and baby to sleep in the cold, according to a reply to a divorce proceedings entered in superior court by the husband against, Regina Warren. Mrs. Warren also complains that he constantly cursed her and on one occasion threw her down while she was in a delicate condition.
  • 22 Aug 1925 A suit for divorce was filed yesterday by Frank L. Jones against Clair Jones, whom he married September 12, 1912. She refused to cook his meals and has attempted to strike him and threatened his life, he charges. She has uncontrollable temper and has ordered him to leave their home, he claims. He seeks the custody of a daughter, 9.
  • 22 Aug 1925 Mrs. Grace L. M. Braun yesterday filed suit for divorce from George H. Braun, complaining that he failed to support her and their two children, repeatedly struck and choked her, stayed out until late at night and on returning, refused to offer explanations. They married September 24, 1920 and separated August 19, 1925. She asks the custody of two children.
  • 22 Aug 1925 The divorce suit of Mary B. Mills against John W. Mills was dismissed.
  • 25 Aug 1925 Edna G. Gause filed a suit for complaint yesterday against Leo G. Gause for divorce, alleging her has treated her cruelly and inhumanly on many occasions and who also, she states, has frequently struck and cursed her, and has also threatened her life. She says her husband has called her names which are too vile to set forth in the complaint, and in addition to this he has associated with other women and has accused her falsely of associating with other men. She is afraid of her husband and asks that he be restrained from visiting their home at 1020 Third street. They were married in 1920 and the plaintiff asks for the custody of a 5-year-old daughter, Martha Katherine and alimony to the amount of which the court may judge is due her, besides an allowance for support. The complaint also states that Mrs. Gause once before filed a suit for a divorce from her husband, but withdrew it after he had promised to change his ways.
  • 25 Aug 1925 Lizzie Roberts filed a suit for a divorce from Walker Roberts, alleging that they were married in 1908 and separated in 1924. She complains that he struck and beat her and otherwise treated her cruelly and inhumanly, and that for the past two years he has made no provision for her support. She asks for a divorce and all other proper relief.
  • 26 Aug 1925 Mrs. Ethel I. Carpino yesterday filed a suit for a divorce from her husband of one week, Dominic Carpino. In the complaint Mrs. Carpino states that she is only 15 years old, and that on August 18 she went to Coldwater, Mich., with Dominic, where they were married. The complaint also alleges that the husband is only 16 years old. The youthful bride states that immediately after the ceremony in Coldwater she and her husband separated and that they have not cohabited as man and wife since that time. In addition to asking for a divorce the complaint also asks that the plaintiff’s maiden name, Ethel I. Hartman be restored.
  • 26 Aug 1925 Mrs. Kathryn Lemke filed a suit for divorce yesterday from William A. Lemke. They were married in 1921 and the complaint alleges that he has treated her in a cruel and inhuman manner and has also failed to provide for her and their two minor children, of whom the plaintiff asks custody. She also asks that her husband be required to pay her $15 a week for the support of herself and children.
  • 26 Aug 1925 Judge Peters granted a divorce to Burt Kersh, mechanic, from Mrs. Mayme Kersh in superior court yesterday. The plaintiff stated that his wife had frequently threatened to leave him, and finally two years ago she went to California, taking their baby with her.
  • 26 Aug 1925 John C. Howenstein, 1005 West Wayne street, filed a suit for a divorce from Adele Howenstein, alleging that she has refused to cook his meals, nagge at him and accused him of associating with other women.
  • 26 Aug 1925 Mrs. Bertha Sherwood, Madison street, filed a suit against Everett Sherwood for a two years separation, charging that her husband struck her, called her vile names and would not permit her to speak to or visit relatives.
  • 27 Aug 1925 Carrie Marquardt, 1223 Elm street, filed suit for a divorce from George Marquardt, contractor, alleging that he was a habitual drunkard and that he failed to provide. The plaintiff alleges that she is ill and under the care of a physician. She asks that her husband be compelled to provide for her pending the trial of the suit.
  • 27 Aug 1925 Edith Wise sued Everett Wise for divorce, alleging that he struck and beat her and threatened to kill her. The couple married in 1922.
  • 27 Aug 1925 Luella Baker, living in the Pixley-Long block, filed suit for a divorce from Henry Baker, claiming that he refused to provide for her.
  • 27 Aug 1925 Mabel Russell was granted a divorce from William Russell by Harry F. Kennerk, judge pro tem. The plaintiff testified that her husband had been guilty of immoral conduct.
  • 27 Aug 1925 Violet Owen was granted a divorce from Frank Owen on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 28 Aug 1925 Martha Potts, 1418 Hurd street, filed suit in superior court yesterday afternoon to be freed from the marriage vows which she took 32 years ago. She charges her husband, Albert Potts, with nagging and cruelty. She alleges that he beat her when he became angry.
  • 28 Aug 1925 Guy Espich filed suit for a divorce from Mila Espich to whom she was married in 1907. She said that her husband would fly into a rage and abuse and strike her.
  • 28 Aug 1925 Helen Bitner was granted a divorce from James W. Bitner and the custody of a child. Bitner was ordered to pay $5 a week for the support of the child for one year.
  • 29 Aug 1925 Mrs. Nettle Conine, 525 Purman street, demands $4,000 in her suit against Clayton M. Conine. The couple married in 1916 and separated about a year ago. The plaintiff said her husband refused to go to church with her.
  • 29 Aug 1925 Mrs. Ella Bain, 206 West Jefferson street, asked a judgment of $500 from John Bain. She charged that Bain went on midnight parties and associated with other women. The couple married in 1903.
  • 29 Aug 1925 Mrs. Grace Snyder, 333 Nussbaum avenue, filed suit for a divorce and $1,500 alimony from Robert Snyder. She charged failure to provide. She also asks the custody of a child.
  • 29 Aug 1925 Mrs. Anna O’Brien, 1108 Cass street, charged that Charles F. O’Brien failed to support her for more than two years. She asks $500 alimony.
  • 29 Aug 1925 Mrs. Lucile Hilker, 1502 North Anthony boulevard, filed suit for a divorce from Frank C. Hilker, Jr., alleging that he cursed and swore at her. The couple married in 1910.
  • 29 Aug 1925 Mrs. Hazel Hughes, Ontario street, sued James Hughes for divorce. She charged that her husband abused her and called her vile names.
  • 29 Aug 1925 Henry Kohlepp was granted a divorce from Ocle Kohlepp on a cross-complaint. The charge was cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 29 Aug 1925 Alfred Huth was divorced from Nina Huth on a charge of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 29 Aug 1925 Gerald Jarboe, a dentist, filed an amended complaint for divorce from Gladys M. Jarboe, alleging that his wife goes out on drinking parties and does not return until 5 or 6 o’clock in the morning.
  • 30 Aug 1925 Alleging that her husband deserted her on February 25, last, and since that time she has had no direct knowledge of his whereabouts, Mrs. Ethel Slentz, 1020 Goshen street,, yesterday filed a suit for divorce from Clarence Slentz. The complaint states that they were married in Dekalb county in 1907 and that they have two daughters, one 17 and on 13 years old, both at home with the mother. Since her husband left her Mrs. Slentz states that she has heard that he has been in Flint, Michl, but she shoes not know his present post-office address. The complaint also alleges that the husband admitted to his wife that he had been guilty of associating with other women. The mother asks the custody of the children, a divorce and all other proper relief. Mrs. Slentz says her husband is the father of the day-old baby which was abandoned by Mrs. Orel Seaman here last winter. The child died from exposure as a result of remaining on a doorstep for several hours.
  • 30 Aug 1925 R. Earl Peters, judge pro tem of the superior court, granted a divorce to Cyrus Newton Firestine from Miriam Firestine. The plaintiff stated that he and Mrs. Firestine were married in January, 1921, and that his wife abandoned him eight months later.
  • 30 Aug 1925 Alfred Huth was granted a divorce from Nina Huth on his allegation that she continually nagged him and was quarrelsome.
  • 30 Aug 1925 Henry Kohlepp was given a divorce from Ocie Kohlepp, alleging that she refused to perform her household duties.

  • 01 Sep 1925 Mrs. Mae M. Fiegel, 2636 Graham street, yesterday filed suit for divorce in superior court from Martin W. Fiegel, an employee of the city, with whom she lived for more that thirteen years, charging him with having a violent temper and exhibiting “unreasonable dislike” for her for several years. He also stays out late at night and recently was gone for four days and nights and when she asked an explanation for his absence he replied that it was none of her business.
  • 01 Sep 1925 Mrs. Helen Woolums was married to Virgil Woolums on October, 4, 1919, and they separated on August 30 of this year. She charges him with striking and beating her, calling her vile names and staying out late at nights. The custody of two minor children is asked by her. Woolums is a part owner of a Duco paint shop.
  • 01 Sep 1925 Mrs. Clara Robins charges Otheo Robins, whom she married July 7, 1914, and separated from August 16, 1925 with nonsupport, a violent temper and with having struck and abused her. She asks the custody of the child 11.
  • 01 Sep 1925 Andrew Delaney abandoned his wife Mrs. Elizabeth Delaney, about two years ago without cause and her consent and has never notified her of his whereabouts, according to a suit filed by the wife. Mr. and Mrs. Delaney own property at 118 Eliza street, it is stated in the complaint and she asks $4,000 alimoney which shal be constituted a lien against the property.
  • 01 Sep 1925 Mrs. Alice Feaser, Marysville road, demands alimony of $5,000 in a second paragraph of a complaint for a five-year separation from Amos Feaser, filed yesterday. The defendant cursed, beat and struck her and has failed to provide for her during the past two years, she charges.
  • 02 Sep 1925 Asserting that her husband, Glenn O. Cox, employed by O.B. Woolums & Son, auto painters, has been real cruel to her throughout their six years of married life, that he curses and swears at her in the presence of their children and has failed to provide for her and their children, using his money to buy intoxicating liquors, Mrs. Agnes Cox, 1222 Clark street, yesterday filed suit for divorce in superior court. Mrs. Cox also says that her husband stays out late at night frequents public dance halls and keeps company with person of immoral character and often return home intoxicated, and refuses to give an account as to where he had been. She asks the custody of their three minor children.
  • 02 Sep 1925 Mrs. Doris Kosler seeks a limited separation from her husband, Crelice Kosler, employed at the Real Silk Hosiery company plant in a divorce complaint filed yesterday. The husband stays away nights and refuses to live with her and has threatened to strike and beat her, she complains. She asks the custody of a child. The couple married September 20, 1924, and separated August 29, 1925.
  • 02 Sep 1925 Mrs. Edna M. Heller filed suit for divorce from Joseph S. Heller yesterday in superior court, claiming that the defendant abandoned her more than two years ago and has failed to support her. She asks also that her former name of Edna M. Keim be restored.
  • 02 Sep 1925 Complaining that her husband, Eugene Howell, whom she married June 26, 1924, and separated from August 31, 1925, has stayed out late practically every night for months, associates with other women, has failed to support her and on several occasions struck her without excuse. Mrs. Mary B. Howell yesterday filed suit for divorce and asks that her maiden name of Mary B. Thompson be restored.
  • 02 Sep 1925 Kathleen Leavell is seeking a divorce from James C. Leavell, 411 High street, whom she married July 28, 1919, and separated from about September 1, 1924. In the divorce complaint filed yesterday, she charges the husband with being cold and indifferent toward her, has absented himself from home on various occasions and has many times said he wanted to separate from her. She asks the custody of two minor children.
  • 02 Sep 1925 Mrs. Ida Stewart was yesterday granted a divorce from James A. Stewart and her former name of Ida Anderson restored by Judge Pro Tem R. Earl Peters on testimony of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 03 Sep 1925 Herman Ternet has never purchased but one hat, in the way of clothing for his wife, Esther Ternet, during their seven years of married life and the money for that was not given voluntarily in that she had to exercise her wifely prerogative of searching her husband’s pockets to obtain the money, the wife declares in a divorce complaint filed yesterday in superior court. All of the excess money obtained at the time she searched his pockets for money to buy a hat, he made her return, she declares. Mrs. Ternet also complains that all during her married life she has been compelled to work in the fields as a common laborer and that shortly after she was granted a divorce from him in 1922, he induced her to remarry him by promising to purchase 10 acres of land and place the title in their names jointly. The farm was bought, she states, but the title was placed in the name of his mother and he carries fraudulent bills of sale on all his stock and farming implements, all of which was done to defraud her, she charges. The defendant has also frequently assaulted her and threatened to kill her, she states. Mrs. Ternet asks $5,000 alimony and that her maiden name of Esther Day be restored.
  • 03 Sep 1925 Mrs. Geraldine Meyer contends that her husband, Edmund B. Meyer, whom she married November 8, 1924, and separated from September 1, 1925, had only purchased one dress, one pair of shoes and one hat for her during their married like; that he called her vile and indecent names and associated with other women. She asks $600 alimony and the custody of a child.
  • 03 Sep 1925 Mrs. Neil Blackburn seeks a divorce from Samuel Blackburn, complaining that he cursed and called her vile and improper names reflecting on her reputation, falsely accused her of associating with other men and at one time shot at her. He has also frequently ordered her away from home, she charges.
  • 03 Sep 1925 Mrs. Mary V. Brown complains that her husband, William H. Brown, has failed to provide for her and has obliged her to seek employment in order to provide funds for the support of herself and him. He also falsely accused her of disloyalty to her marriage vows and called her vile names. She seeks an absolute divorce and that her former name of Mary V. Godfrey be restored.
  • 03 Sep 1925 A petition for a limited separation from William Mix was filed in superior court by Nellie Mix, who says her husband has failed to provide properly for herself and four children and that he associates with immoral women and remains away from home. She asks the custody of the children during the period of separation. They were married November 4, 1913, and separated in August, 1925.
  • 03 Sep 1925 Non-support is charged by Mrs. Bessie Smith in her complaint for divorce from James Smith, whom she married December 23, 1920, and parted from in February, 1923. He also falsely accused her of associating with other men, the complaint states.
  • 03 Sep 1925 An absolute divorce and the custody of a child is asked in an action by Edmund Meyer against Geraldine Meyer, who he charges struck him with her fist, threw kitchen utensils at him and permits her mother to dominate their home. She also swore at him, is constantly scolding him and refuses to cook his meals or do washing and mending, he charges. The defendant also has frequently left home and on September 1 took with her all the fruit and baby’s clothes and left the plaintiff’s home, leaving word that she would never live with him, it was charged. They were married September 16, 1924.
  • 03 Sep 1925 Edward Lindsay says in his complaint for divorce that his wife, Ethel Lindsay, whom he married October 6, 1917, and separated from May 6, 1925, has failed to cook meals, refused to perform the many other household duties and scolded and nagged at him. He asks the custody of a minor child.
  • 03 Sep 1925 A cross complaint in a divorce action started by Mrs. Grace L. Braun, was filed yesterday in superior court by the husband, George A. Braun, stating that the wife refused to cook his meals, forcing him to live on canned soup and cold meats. He also censures her for penchant for gaudy clothes, dances and a good time, her obsession for these luxuries resulting in neglect of the house, he said.
  • 03 Sep 1925 Henry Grimes, Paulding, O., filed a petition in superior court yesterday to have the divorce decree granted his wife, Mrs. Nora Grimes set aside, in the on May 4, when it was granted, she has lived in Indiana only about 15 months instead of two years as is required by the Indiana law before one is eligible for divorce. They were married November 3, 1919, and lived together until February 15, when she abandoned him, he declares.
  • 03 Sep 1925 The divorce suit of Berry Ross against Amanda Ross was dismissed for want of prosecution.
  • 03 Sep 1925 The divorce suit Lizzie Bowers against William Bowers was dismissed for want of prosecution.
  • 04 Sep 1925 George Gause, 1020 Third street, defendant in a divorce suit by Mrs. Edna Gause, yesterday filed a cross-action in superior court, claiming that the wife has on three previous occasions brought action against him without cause and has caused him great expense and humility. He also claims she cursed and swore at him in the presence of their child and leaves home often at nights and associates with immoral men. He asks an absolute divorce and the custody of the child. The allegations against the husband are withheld in the wife’s complaint to be submitted at the trial. They were married October 2, 1920, and separated August 21, 1925.
  • 04 Sep 1925 Mrs. Maude Lamb. 504 West Berry street, says in a cross-complaint filed yesterday, that her husband, Harry C. Lamb, falsely accuses her of associating with other men and that he has continually nagged and harassed her and so conducted himself as to create such constant strife that living together was intolerable. She asks $5,000 alimony. They parted in June, 1925.
  • 04 Sep 1925 A suit for divorce was filed yesterday by Mrs. Effie Meyers, 2005 Maumee avenue, alleging that her husband, Samuel Meyers, owner of a barber shop on Maumee avenue, has struck her with his fists, called her vile names and spends his money for intoxicating liquors. He has also slapped and knocked her down on several occasions, she charges.
  • 04 Sep 1925 Mary E. Hey, Logan avenue, charges Adam Hey, whom she married in April, 1922, with deserting her in March 1923, in a divorce complaint filed in superior court.
  • 04 Sep 1925 Harry C. McKowan was granted a divorce from Edna D. McKowan in superior court yesterday by Judge Pro Tem R. Earl Peters, on testifmony that she refused to cook his meals and associated with other men.
  • 04 Sep 1925 Twenty-two complaints for divorce, which have been pending in superior court for several months, were dismissed yesterday on motions of plaintiffs for want of prosecution. They were: Cyril O’Neill against Laura O’Neill, Wilda M. Wilson against Harry E. Wilson, Bertha Geise against Jerome Geise, William C. Van Horn against Dorothy Van Horn, Maggie C. Nickolson against Marion I. Nickolson, Elsie Wells against John Wells, Harvey Graves against Ruth Graves, Lucy Mettert against Florence Mettert, Freda Irene Yeager against Clyde Leo Yeager, Bertha Foy against Edward Foy, Alverta Calloway against Orval Calloway, Laure Bailey against Edward Bailey, Emma Hotch against Frank Hotch, Mary Wicklife against Ernst Wicklife, Ruth Lillie against Carl H. Lillie, Leo L. Blair against Cecelia Blair, Reuben T. Scoles against Deida Scoles, Ruth M. Smith against Jack Smith, Mary Sumerlot against Ralph Sumerlot, Rosie Cox against Charles M. Cox, Osmay Slusher against Frank Slucher and Mary Sommerlott against Ralph Sommerlott.
  • 05 Sep 1925 Alleging that her husband has failed to support her, her never furnished her a home, and that he has cursed and called her vile and indecent names and falsely accused her of being intimate with strange men, Mrs. Teresa Hockensmith, of Greenwood avenue yesterday filed complaint for divorce in superior court against Melvin Hockensmith. She asks that her former name of Teresa Smith be restored. They were married January 6, 1922 and separated September 1, 1925.
  • 05 Sep 1925 Donald Danger asks a divorce from Mrs. Florence Danger, 215 East Lewis street, whom he married July 25, 1924 and separated from August 6, 1925. He complains that his wife has often failed to prepare meals and has been habitually lax and indolent in the management of their home.
  • 05 Sep 1925 Mrs. Pauline J. Ulrich was given a divorce from Arthur J. Ulrich on charges that he called her vile names, struck and beat her and made unjust insinuation about her. She was awarded the custody of a boy, 10.
  • 05 Sep 1925 Mrs. Clara Skinner was decreed a divorce on testimony that her husband, Perry Skinner has failed to support her and permitted friends to offend her and make improper remarks in her presence.
  • 05 Sep 1925 The divorce suit of Thomas J. Roszell against Mrs. Effie Roszell was dismissed on motion of the plaintiff.
  • 06 Sep 1925 Mrs. Mabel Jones instituted proceedings yesterday against Alfred Jones for unlimited separation, claiming that he has failed to provide for her and their infant child and that he has stayed away from home for weeks at a time, seldom communicating with her. She asks the custody of the child. They were married August 13, 1921 and separated July 4, 1925.
  • 06 Sep 1925 A divorce decree was granted to Perry Cox against Mrs. Maude Cox.
  • 06 Sep 1925 A divorce decree was granted to Lewis A. Anderson against Mrs. Vivian Anderson.
  • 09 Sep 1925 Another Hillsdale marriage came to an end yesterday when Florence Brown, 17, was granted a divorce from Percy Brown. The plaintiff testified that she and Brown never lived together as husband and wife.
  • 09 Sep 1925 Ethel Cullen was granted a divorce from Charles Cullen. She testified that her associated with other women.
  • 09 Sep 1925 Catherine Schmid was divorced from Walter Schmid on charges of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 09 Sep 1925 Pearl Hartwick was divorced from Hubert Hartwick on charges of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 09 Sep 1925 Lesta Kinerk was divorce from Douglas Kinerk on her testimony that her husband failed to provide for her.
  • 09 Sep 1925 Anthony Wayne Lee, 817 Brackenridge street sued Gladys C. Lee for divorce alleging that she associated with other men. The last he heard of her she was in East St. Louis, Ill., he said.
  • 09 Sep 1925 Ode L. Decker filed a cross-complaint for divorce against Theodora S. Decker, alleging that she once threatened to kill him with a butcher knife.
  • 09 Sep 1925 The divorce suit filed by Nell Blackburn against Samuel Blackburn was dismissed in superior court yesterday.
  • 09 Sep 1925 The divorce suit filed by Esther Ternet against Herman Ternet was dismissed in superior court yesterday.
  • 10 Sep 1925 A divorce on a cross-complaint was granted Mrs. Maude F. Lamb in superior court yesterday on testimony that her husband, Harry C. Lamb made false charges of infidelity against her and was abusive in other ways. The property rights were settled out of court.
  • 11 Sep 1925 Mrs. Opal Cruthers has no idea of the value of money and has caused her husband, Carl J. Cruthers to lose over $500 worth of household goods, owing to her shiftless and incompetent management, according to the divorce complaint filed by the husband in superior court yesterday. Mr. Cruthers also charges his wife with having the house in a filthy condition for days at a time, refusing to make beds, sweep the floors and wash dishes. She also swears and uses vile language in the presence of their two daughters, calling them obscene and filthy names, he charges, and because he is fond of reading the wife burns and destroys all papers and books that he might be enjoying, the complaint states. He asks the custody of the children. They were married April 29, 1922 and separated September 10, 1925.
  • 11 Sep 1925 William H. Foster, 1009 Pape avenue, filed suit for divorce from Mrs. Ethel A. Foster yesterday in superior court, charging that she has a violent temper often gathering his clothing into a heap and ordering him to leave. He asks that the custody of their minor child be given him. Their marriage took place September 11, 1923 and they separated September 9, 1925.
  • 11 Sep 1925 After less than two months married life, Mrs. Alice M. Loomis, 2203 Curtice avenue, filed suit for a divorce from Benjamin F. Loomis, who she charges with failure to provide and infidelity. They were married June 6, and separated August 1. Both have been married before.
  • 11 Sep 1925 A divorce is asked by Mrs. Ella Miller, 530 Holman street, from Mitchell Miller, real estate saleman, in a petition filed yesterday in superior court. They married May 12, 1911 and parted September 9, 1925. On the day they separated, he struck her in the face with his fist, causing severe bruises, she charges. She asks that her former name of Ella Kenebrew be restored.
  • 11 Sep 1925 Mrs. Inez Jordan, 405 West Main street, is seeking a divorce from John M. Jordan, whom she married December 22, 1923, and separated from September 2, 1925, in a divorce complaint filed yesterday in superior court. She asks the custody of their child.
  • 12 Sep 1925 Mrs. Leona Hendricks, 2215 Broadway, was urged to make a visit with her daughter in Bradford, Pa., by her husband, Bisbin C. Hendricks, Chiropractor, and after she arrived in the east he informed her that he was satisfied they could not live together longer and asked where she would have her belongings sent, according to a complaint for temporary separation filed by the wife in superior court yesterday. It is also charged in the complaint that before leaving, the husband induced his wife to sign a blank deed to their property that he might make a quick sale in her absence, if the opportunity presented itself. The purchase of the property was made with $3,000 of her own money and $350 borrowed from the daughter for that purpose, she alleges. At the time of the purchase, the husband placed a mortgage for $1,500 more on the property than was necessary for a first payment and placed the $1,500 in certificates of deposit in his name without the consent of his wife it is stated. They were married January 1920 and they separated July 25, 1925.
  • 12 Sep 1925 A complaint for divorce was filed yesterday in superior court by Mrs. Gertrude Ricker against her husband, Lee M. Ricker, 2133 ½ Lafayette street, whom she married September 17, 1920 and separated from in September 1925. She charges that he frequently gambled his wages away and that they were unable to meet their current expenses. Mrs. Ricker also complains that he often returned home drunk, flies into a rage and has falsely accused her with infidelity.
  • 12 Sep 1925 A divorce decree and the custody of the minor children were awarded Gelnn Rondot against Mrs. Florence Rondot by Judge Charles J. Ryan in the superior court yesterday.
  • 12 Sep 1925 The divorce suit of Mrs. Nellie Liniger against Roger Liniger was dismissed.
  • 12 Sep 1925 The divorce suit of Mrs. Helen B. Carpion against Anthony Albert Carpino was dismissed.
  • 12 Sep 1925 The divorce suit of Mrs. Ethel Sheets against Charles Sheets was dismissed.
  • 13 Sep 1925 Mrs. Catherine Zehner, 1621 West Third street, won the first tilt from her husband, Rudolph H. Zehner, 1522 Runnion avenue, for a divorce yesterday when her complaint was filed a few minutes before that of her husband in superior court. Mrs. Zehner asks a five-year separation and $1,000 alimony, charging that her husband has cursed her, has come home intoxicated and would strike and abuse her. The husband complains that his wife filed to properly discharge her household duties, nagged at him and is guilty of infidelity. He asks an absolute divorce. They were married June 11, 1923 and separated September 6, 1925.
  • 13 Sep 1925 Mrs. Hilda Wesnrewski filed suit for divorce yesterday in superior court from Frank Wesnrewski whom she married November 8, 1924 and separated from August 2, 1925. She alleges that he gets intoxicated, stays out late at night and refuses to explain to her where he has been and has failed to provide for her and their infant child with sufficient food and clothing. She asks the custody of the child.
  • 13 Sep 1925 Mrs. Frieda Diedrick asks a divorce from her husband, Charles Diedrick in a complaint filed in superior court yesterday, charging him with failing to provide a proper home for her and properly supporting her and that he has frequently struck and called her vile and indecent names. The custody of a child is asked by her. They were marrie April 15, 1923 and separated May 7, 1925.
  • 15 Sep 1925 Charging that her husband, Guy A. Britton, 1730 Oakland avenue has left home on numerous occasions and make trips with Marcelle Baughs to Bluffton and Logansport and other places where they registered at hotels as man and wife, Mrs. Velma Britton yesterday entered suit for divorce and $10,000 alimony. Mrs. Britton also charges her husband with frequently becoming intoxicated when he would abuse her. On September 11, without cause he beat her until black and blue marks remained on her body for days, she says. The complaint states that they are the owners of the G.A. Britton company, wholesalers for barber shop and beauty parlor supplies at 213 West Wayne street.
  • 15 Sep 1925 Dean W. Wright, waiter in a restaurant, filed a cross-complaint to an action of his wife, Mrs. Vera A. Wright for a limited separation in superior court yesterday, claiming that his wife, because of a loose tongue and a bad temper, is responsible for their domestic troubles. Wright also charges his wife with constantly provoking quarrels and that she has cursed him, often in the presence of others person, causing his great humiliation. Both are seek the custody of an infant child.
  • 15 Sep 1925 The divorce suit of Mrs. Elizabeth Lee against Arnold Lee was dismissed in superior court yesterday.
  • 16 Sep 1925 Mrs. Frances Doyle, who was married to Donald Doyle January 10, yesterday filed suit for a three-year separation with support. The plaintiff alleges that her husband beats her and that he becomes intoxicated almost every day.
  • 16 Sep 1925 Mrs. Elizabeth Burns, 1928 Alliger street, filed suit against James Burns alleging that he told her to “pack your lunch and get out and do not come back any more.”
  • 16 Sep 1925 Mrs. Nora D. Place, 1331 Buchanan street has filed suit against Arthur D. Place charging that her husband made threats against her and called her vile names.
  • 16 Sep 1925 Mrs. Grace Bell, 32 Cherry street has filed suit for divorce against William Bell, alleging desertion.
  • 16 Sep 1925 Mrs. Emma Wiedner, 2530 Oliver street has filed suit for divorce from Nicholas Wiedner, alleging nonsupport.
  • 16 Sep 1925 Mrs. Myrtle Wall, 232 West Main street filed suit for divorce against Samuel Walls on the charge of failure to provide.
  • 16 Sep 1925 Mrs. Imo E. Bump, 230 Baker street has filed suit against Foster Bump for non-support and infidelity.
  • 16 Sep 1925 Judge Ryan granted Mary Ulrey a divorce from Jay Ulrey and the plaintiff was given custody of the children. Ulrey was ordered to pay $10 a week for support. She told the court that her husband knocked her down.
  • 16 Sep 1925 Mrs. Helen Burns was granted a divorce from Glenn Lee Burns and the plaintiff has her maiden name of Helen Foreman restored. She testified that her husband choked and kicked her.
  • 17 Sep 1925 Charging that her husband, Lem R. Miller, 2536 Winch street, has for the past two years been an habitual drunkard and that he squanders and spends his money for liquor, Mrs. Nellie O. Miller yesterday filed suit for divorce in superior court, asking the custody of the three minor children. Miller also curses and swears at her when she remonstrates with him for getting drunk and falsely accuses her of misconduct, she claims. He is employed by Buesching-Hagerman & Co. They were married November 10, 1915, and separated in September, 1925.
  • 17 Sep 1925 A cross-complaint to a divorce suit by Mrs. Nora Bucher was filed in superior court by Joseph Bucher yesterday claiming that the wife has struck him and used violent and indecent language toward him.
  • 17 Sep 1925 Mrs. Gladys M. Jarboe was granted a divorce from Dr. H. Gerald Jarboe, dentist, by Judge Charles J. Ryan in superior court yesterday on a cross-complaint charging abusive treatment and that he called her vile names. The custody of a boy three years old and $700 alimony were awarded Mrs. Jarboe. They were married April 17, 1920, and separated November, 24, 1924.
  • 18 Sep 1925 Donald A. Doyle, defendant in a divorce complaint by Mrs. Frances Doyle, who charges her husband with constant drunkenness, yesterday filed a cross-complaint to the action alleging that the wife is in the habit of becoming intoxicated and often encourages him to procure intoxicants for her. He also complains that she has a violent temper, has constantly nagged and quarreled with him and on September 11, when they separated, she left him saying that she did not intend to live with him longer. They were married January 21 of this year.
  • 18 Sep 1925 A complaint for divorce was filed yesterday in superior court by Mrs. Nora Neely, 308 Montgomery street, against Omer Neely, claiming that he has failed to support her for more than three years and that during most of their married life she has been forced to support herself. She also charges him with abusing her. They married December 12, 1902, and separated December 8, 1923. She does not know where he is at present.
  • 18 Sep 1925 Mrs. Anna May Ferguson asks a divorce from her husband, John C. Ferguson in a suit filed in superior court yesterday, on the grounds of failure to provide. They were married December 22, 1903 and separated September 15, 1924, when he deserted her and their daughter, she charges. He now resides at Hardburly, Ky., according to the complaint.
  • 18 Sep 1925 The divorce case of Mrs. Ruth Moore against Harold Moore was dismissed yesterday in superior court by Judge Ryan on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 19 Sep 1925 Charging that his wife, Mrs. Mollie E. Brown has called him vile names and ordered him to take his trunk and “beat it,” George F. Brown, 334 West Williams street, yesterday entered complaint for divorce in superior court. His wife has also told him a number of occasions that she did not care for him any longer, the complaint states. They married December 24, 1908 and separated February 26, 1924.
  • 19 Sep 1925 Mrs. Dora Smith, Dodge avenue, yesterday filed suit for a two-year separation from Winfred Smith, who she charges has struck and beat her, has left her at home repeatedly all night alone with their two children and associates with other women. They were married August 10, 1921 and separated September 15, 1925.
  • 19 Sep 1925 A petition for support was filed in superior court yesterday by Mrs. Nina Perry against Newton Perry, who she married on December 24, 1919, and who she charges deserted her in September, 1925, without cause, not leaving her sufficient provision for support. She asks that his property be turned into court and she be given a judgment of $5,000.
  • 19 Sep 1925 Vanel N. Shishcoff, defendant to a divorce suit by Mrs. Tsvelanta Shishcoff, filed a plea in abatement in superior court yesterday, setting up that his wife has filed two previous suits and dismissed them and has filed another for the sole purpose of annoying him.
  • 20 Sep 1925 Mrs. Hazel Highfield, 1306 High street, filed a complaint for divorce in superior court yesterday against George Highfield, claiming that he has failed to support her since 1923 and that she has been obliged to seek employment among strangers in order to provide for herself and 8-year-old child. She also charges her husband with having a violent temper and with falsely accusing her of infidelity. She asks the custody of the child. They married January 7, 1917 and separated in May, 1923.
  • 20 Sep 1925 Charging that her husband has threatened to kill her and that on September 18, he beat her, Mrs. May Unger asks divorce from John Unger, 351 Baker street, in a suit filed in superior court yesterday. She also seeks custody of an adopted child and support money of $10 a week.
  • 20 Sep 1925 Incompatibility is charged in a divorce suit of Mrs. Gretchen Flanders, 1229 Columbia avenue, against Carlisle D. Flanders, Detroit, Mich., filed in superior court yesterday. She asks the custody of an 18-months-old child.
  • 22 Sep 1925 Emil Indrice, a mechanic, filed suit for divorce in superior court yesterday from Mrs. Florence Indrice, charging that she associated with another man, Bernard Stefanowicz and that for two years she has neglected the care of their four children leaving them for days at a time without food or protection. He also Claims that she curses and swears at him, says she will not live with him, and refuses to get the plaintiffs meals. They married May 20, 1919 and separated September 18, 1925. He asks the custody of the chilfredn or that they be placed in a home.
  • 22 Sep 1925 Charging that her husband, Jerry M. Meyers is in the habit of getting drunk and that when he is under th influence of intoxicating liquor her beats her and her son by a former marriage, Levi Griffith. Mrs. Susie Katherin Myers, 621 West Superior street, yesterday entered suit for a two-year separation in superior court. Myers has also threatened to take her life and on September 20, when they separated, he came home drunk and after beating her and the son, Levi, locked them in the house, she claims. They were married October 1918 and have three children. She asks their custody besides the son, Levi. Support money of $25 a week is also asked.
  • 22 Sep 1925 Louis Koop, 2121 Smith street, defendant to a divorce complaint by Mrs. Mary Koop, yesterday filed a cross-complaint in superior court charging that his wife has a violent temper and at one time-flew into a rage and burned up the pictures of his mother and father. She also calls him indecent names. They married January 16, 1920, and separated July 11, 1925.
  • 22 Sep 1925 Judge Ryan awarded a decree to Bert A. Humbarger, plaintiff in the suit against Mrs. Maude B. Humbarger, whom he married March 7, 1921 and separated from June 13 last, and found that all furniture and household goods was the property of the plaintiff.
  • 22 Sep 1925 In the case of Harry A. Pine against Mrs. Tessa L. Pine, Judge Ryan found for the plaintiff and granted him the custody of the six children. They married October 3, 1906 and separated July 16, 1925, at which time she left with another man, it was stated.
  • 22 Sep 1925 Special Judge Aiken found for the plaintiff in the case of Mrs. Julia Coffee against David Coffee and awarded her $1,250 alimony as her share in their property.
  • 22 Sep 1925 Twenty-five divorce suits were dismissed in superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan on motion of the plaintiff or for want of prosecution. They were: Mrs. Elsie Homer against Walter Homer; Mrs. Lola Priest against Alfred Priest; Mrs. Melinda Bender La Rue against Jeane La Rue; Mrs. Olga Nona Weisenburger against William Weisenburger; Mrs. Lillian Richard against William Richard; Mrs. Mattie Archer against Joseph Archer; Mrs. Mildred Nicholson against Henry Nicholson; Mrs. Ruth Alter against George Alter; Mrs. Sophia Dollarhite against Benjamin Dollarhite; Mrs. Ruth Bell against Loyal D. Bell; Rolland C. Koontz against Mrs. Thelma M. Koontz; Mrs. Marie Martin against John Martin; Mrs. Bertha Ross against Edward Ross; Charles E. Powell against Mrs. Elizabeth Powell; Mrs. Mamie Sheets against Harrison Sheets; Earle R. Williard against Mrs. Ethel B. Williard; Mrs. Myrtle Murphy against Rufus Murphy, Ray Worden against Mrs. Vera Worden; Mrs. Charice Douglas against Charles Douglas, Milton Shively against Mrs. Mary E. Shively; Mrs. Pearl M. Axsom against George W. Axsom; Earl W. Shearer against Lulu B. Schearer; Mrs. Bessie Johnson against Otto Johnson; and Moses Lup against Mrs. Mary Lup.
  • 23 Sep 1925 When Ervin H. Nahrwald’s clothing was torn his wife, Bertheida Nahrwald, refused to mend them. When he was hungry she refused to cook his meals, according to his complaint for divorce filed yesterday afternoon in the superior court. The couple were married in 1922 and have been separated for some time. The plaintiff lives in Milan township.
  • 23 Sep 1925 Ruth Smith filed suit for a divorce from Jack Smith, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. The plaintiff asks that her maiden name of Ruth Bailey be restored.
  • 23 Sep 1925 Viva Perry filed suit for a two year separation from Newton Perry, charging that he has deserted her.
  • 23 Sep 1925 Emily Jones, 1701 Fairfield avenue, sued Harvey Jones for a divorce, alleging that her husband struck and beat her. The marriage took place July 19, 1924.
  • 24 Sep 1925 Mrs. Clara Herron, who married Cecil Herron September 9, 1920, asks a divorce and the custody of their child, charging that her husband curses and swears at her, has struck and beat her a number of times and is in the habit of becoming intoxicated. He is employed at the Western Gas Construction company.
  • 24 Sep 1925 Vern Hill claims in his suit for divorce from Mrs. Myrtle Hill that they married July 23, 1904 and on July 11, 1922, the wife deserted him without cause on his part.
  • 24 Sep 1925 Judge Ryan granted Charles Morar a divorce from Elizabeth Morar yesterday on testimony that she refused to keep house for him and stayed out late at night.
  • 24 Sep 1925 The divorce suit of Clarence Sterling against Mrs. Ethel Sterling was dismissed on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 25 Sep 1925 Mrs. Magnola Herman asks a divorce from Walter Herman whom she married in January of this year and separated from on July 20, charging that he cursed and called her vile names, refused to work and properly provide for her and goes out nights, returning home intoxicated.
  • 25 Sep 1925 Mrs. Sarah Harshbarger claims in a divorce complaint that her husband, Ancil Harshbarger, whom she married August 15, 1923 and separated from September 15, has a violent temper and has abused and cursed her in such a loud and profane manner that the entire neighborhood in which they live has heard him. He has also made threats against her to neighbors, she charges. She asks that her maiden name of Sarah Jane Worman be restored.
  • 25 Sep 1925 Alleging that her husband, Charles Cannon has cursed her, threatened to do her bodily harm and that he has failed to support her for the past year, Mrs. Cora Cannon filed a suit for divorce yesterday. They married November, 1923 and separated March 19, 1924.
  • 25 Sep 1925 Mrs. Allie Hanshew, 916 Herman street, charges in her divorce complaint that her husband Edward Hanshew has a ungovernable temper, almost daily swears and curses her in the presence of their three children, and that he has kicked, struck and beat her until on one occasion she had to be removed to St. Joseph’s hospital for relief and treatment. She asks the custody of the children. They were married in December, 1905 and separated September 15, 1925.
  • 25 Sep 1925 Mrs. Catherine Abagey, 806 Eliza street, asks a divorce from Fred Abagey, whom she married in September, 1923, charging that he has threatened her life, called her vile and filthy names and has ordered her to get out and away from their home.
  • 25 Sep 1925 A suit for divorce filed by Mrs. Belle E. Tonkel against Walter E. Tonkel, charges that he cursed her, has struck and choked her. She asks the custody of two children and $5,000 alimony. The married September 17, 1908, and separated in September, 1925.
  • 25 Sep 1925 Judge Charles J. Ryan continued the hearing in the suit for limited separation of Mrs. Isabelle Lee against Henry Lee, a janitor, in superior court yesterday when it became evident that Mrs. Lee, who is an invalid, was in a very weakened condition. Mrs. Lee testified that her husband was all right before she became an invalid but now he doesn’t want to live with her and has said that he is tired of taking care of her. She also complained that Lee had force her to take pills she didn’t like and, after she has been ill several months, started shifting her from the home of one relative to another. Lee asks an absolute divorce.
  • 25 Sep 1925 A divorce decree was granted by Judge Ryan to Mrs. Lottie Hollender from Frank Hollender on testimony that he associated with other women. They were married December 11, 1920, and separated in June 1924.
  • 26 Sep 1925 Finding hairpins and other articles of woman’s wearing apparel in the family auto and upon examination, finding that they were not hers and believing that the husband must he using the car for entertaining other women, Mrs. Nellie Bender, 1326 Buchanan street, yesterday filed suit for divorce from Vincent Bender, employed by S.F. Bowser & Co.
  • 26 Sep 1925 Mrs. Mary Winicki, 2417 Schele avenue, yesterday entered suit for a limited separation from John Winicki, whom she married May 16, 1910, and separated from September 25, 1925, charging that he curses and swears at her, has struck her and has threatened to choke and kill her. She asks the custody of their two children.
  • 26 Sep 1925 Alleging that her husband has failed to provide for her, stays out late at nights gambling and drinking and that he has threatened to do her bodily harm, Mrs. Rose C. Redding, 1013 University street, filed a suit for a two-year separation yesterday in superior court. They were married May 13, 1903, and separated September 12 of this year, when the defendant is alleged to have left her without cause.
  • 26 Sep 1925 Emil Blondell, rural route No. 7, complains against Mrs. Pauline Blondell in a suit for divorce filed in superior court yesterday, charging that she curses and calls him vile and indecent names in the presence of their three children, that she has a violent temper and repeatedly beats the children unmercifully without cause. The wife also accuses him of associating with other women, he complains. He asks the custody of the children.
  • 26 Sep 1925 Mrs. Ethel M. Yarman was granted a divorce from Wilfred N. Yarman on a charge of crue and inhuman treatment. She was awarded the custody of a boy, 5, given to Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Yarman. The wife testified that they married February 14, 1920 and separated July 17, 1925, and that for two years the defendant has failed to provide for her and she was forced to seek employment.
  • 26 Sep 1925 A divorce was granted Mrs. Rosa Roeback from Walter Roeback when she testified yesterday that the husband had deserted her on March 1, 1924, has failed to provide for her and their three minor children and that he has struck her on a number of occasions. She also was given the custody of the children and he was ordered to pay $10 a week for their support. They were married August 4, 1905.
  • 26 Sep 1925 Declaring that her husband is quarrelsome and had threatened to strike her, Mrs. Edna Snyder was awarded a divorce from Chauncey Snyder by Judge Ryan yesterday and the custody of a minor child. They separated March 1, 1924, after less than a year of married life.
  • 26 Sep 1925 Mrs. Gertrude Meoyer won a divorce from Moeyer on charges of cruel and inhuman treatment after a marriage of 16 months.
  • 26 Sep 1925 The divorce complaint of Rudolph H. Zehner against Mrs. Catherine Zehner was dismissed by Judge Ryan on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 27 Sep 1925 After more than 14 years married life, Mrs. Clara Diek, 1412 Summit street, yesterday filed suit for a 20-year separation from her husband, Herman H. Diek, and asked that he be ordered to pay her $125 a month support money for herself and two children. She charges in the complaint that her husband drinks liquor to an excess and for the past six months has neglected and refused to provide for herself and children.
  • 27 Sep 1925 Mrs. Hazel Carpenter, Harlan, claims in a suit for divorce filed yesterday against Charles Carpenter, that he cares nothing for her, often telling her so and that he has frequently urged her to get a divorce. She also complains that he swears at her and has struck her on numerous occasions. They were married December 27, 1912, and separated on June 2, 1925, when he left her. She seeks the custody of a minor child.
  • 27 Sep 1925 Alleging that her husband, Ivan Farham, has called her vile and obscene names and has abused her for two years, and that he has threatened her with violence, Mrs. Lola Farham entered a complaint for divorce in superior court yesterday. They married August 5, 1916, and separated September 23, 1925.
  • 27 Sep 1925 Mrs. Winifred Harber, 716 West Washington boulevard, contains in a divorce suit that her husband, Oscar J. Harber, whom she married February, 1923, and separated from in September of this year, has compelled her to work during their entire married life in order to support herself.
  • 27 Sep 1925 Mrs. Veda Curtis was granted a divorce from Lines Curtis by Judge Charles J. Ryan in superior court yesterday and she was given the custody of four minor children, the husband being ordered to pay $30 a month for their support. The defendant had struck her on numerous occasions and called her vile and indecent names during the time they lived together, August 13, 1922 to October 15, 1924, she testified.
  • 27 Sep 1925 The divorce complaint of Mrs. Nellie Bender against Vincent Bender, was dismissed in superior court yesterday on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 29 Sep 1925 Mrs. Gertrude Henline asks a divorce and $1,000 alimony from Edward Henline, 2928 Winter street, in a complaint filed yesterday in superior court, charging that her husband had thrown her against the wall and had cursed her. She also claims that he has separated her from her baby and asks that she be given the custody of the child and that he be ordered to pay $25 a week for its support. They were married November, 1923 and separated September 26, 1925.
  • 29 Sep 1925 A cross-complaint to the divorce suit by Frank Jones was filed in superior court yesterday by the wife, Mrs. Clair Jones, 1129 Jones street, charging him with choking and assaulting her and that she flirted with men. She asks $1,500 alimony.
  • 29 Sep 1925 Mrs. Dora Fehling was granted a divorce from August Fehling after 41 years of married life, by Judge Ryan yesterday in superior court. They have not lived together for several years and she has been required to support herself by laundry work, she testified.
  • 29 Sep 1925 A divorce was granted Mrs. Ruth M. Miller from Joseph N. Miller yesterday on testimony of the wife that Miller had failed to provide for her and recently served 60 days on the penal farm on that charge. They married December, 1923 and separated October 9, 1924, she said.
  • 30 Sep 1925 Cleo Horner sued Donald Horner for divorce, alleging that he associated with other women.

  • 01 Oct 1925 Charging that she has made three unsuccessful attempts to live with her husband, Herman Ternet, and that his promises to do better have been unfilled, Mrs. Esther Ternet yesterday filed suit in superior court for divorce and alimony of $2,000, and asks that her former name, Esther Day, be restored. Mrs. Ternet claims that they were married November 11, 1915. She was granted a divorce from him in September, 1922, but on a promise to turn over a new leaf, treating her better and putting the title of a 40-acre farm in their names jointly, they were remarried the same month she was decreed a divorce. Last month she again applied for a divorce but again listened to his promises and again returned to his home in Jefferson township, she alleges. That was the last straw, however, she states, as within less than two days after she was back at his home, he began to swear at her, ordered her from their home and threatened to strike her with a butcher knife when she refused to go into the field and cut and husk corn. He has never purchased her any clothing or given her any money and for fear that she might obtain some money in his absence, he counted the eggs each morning before going to work and checked up on the garden truck each day, it is charged. She also states that she learned that instead of putting the title of the farm in the names of them jointly, his mother is given a life estate in the property, after which the defendant is to receive it.
  • 01 Oct 1925 A divorce, the custody of their child and $500 alimony is asked by Mrs. Maude Ullom, 316 First street, in a complaint filed against Oscar W. Ullom yesterday in superior court. She complains that her husband has been associating with other women.
  • 01 Oct 1925 The suit of Mary Winicki against John Winicki for limited separation was dismissed on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 02 Oct 1925 Mrs. Edna Anderson, 1913 John street, refused to marry John Anderson last July when he proposed, but he forced her to enter his automobile and accompany him to obtain a marriage license and have the marriage ceremony performed, according to a complaint for divorce filed by her yesterday in superior court. She also claims that during the time they lived together, from July 9 to September 8, of this year, he failed to provide a home for her and she was compelled to live with his parents, which proved very unpleasant. He also mistreated her when she was in a delicate condition and caused her to be confined to her bed for several weeks, she charged. Anderson is employed at the Bass Foundry and Machine company plant.
  • 02 Oct 1925 Mrs. Mary Edith Hughes asks a divorce, the custody of three children and $1,000 alimony in a suit filed yesterday in superior court against William E. Hughes. She charges that during the past eight months, the husband has struck and beat her, cursed and swore at her and told her on different occasions to get out of the house. They married November 14, 1912, and separated October 1, 1925.
  • 02 Oct 1925 Alleging that his wife has threatened to injure him by violence, Silas Mast yesterday filed suit in superior court for divorce from her, Mrs. Cora Mast. They were married Jun 11, 1914, and separated September 30, 1925.
  • 02 Oct 1925 Mrs. Hazel Woods was decreed a divorce from Clarence E. Woods in superior court yesterday by Judge Charles J. Ryan on testimony that he had failed to support her, refused to get a doctor when she was ill, called her vile names, and falsely accused her with association with other men. She also charged that he had ordered her to get out of the house. They were married June 27, 1925 and lived together less than a month.
  • 03 Oct 1925 Claiming that his wife, Mrs. Hazel S. Mills is quarrelsome and nags at him continually, Waldo Mills yesterday filed suit for divorce in superior court. She has also falsely accused him of immoral conduct, the complaint states. They were married November 1, 1924 and separated October 2, 1925.
  • 03 Oct 1925 Mrs. Emma Bercot, 1331 Spy Run avenue, asks a divorce from Frank J. Bercot in a complaint filed in superior court yesterday, stating that they were married December 27, 1893 and separated September 30 of this year. She complains that he has cursed and swore at her in the presence of their children and others, has an ungovernable temper and has made false accusations against her. They have three children, one being under age, whose custody she asks.
  • 03 Oct 1925 A divorce complaint by Dora McAtee against Donald McAtee, whom she married November 19, 1922 and separated from July 20, 1924, when he is alleged to have left her was filed in superior court yesterday. Prior to his abandoning her, he failed to provide for her and she was forced to work, she charges. The custody of two minor children is asked by her.
  • 03 Oct 1925 Mrs. Esther R. Frank charges her husband with staying away from home frequently at night and often coming home intoxicated in a cross-complaint filed yesterday in a divorce action. She also complains that he frequently solicited her to have improper relations with other men and at times tried to force her to do so. She asks a five-year separation and custody of their daughter.
  • 03 Oct 1925 A plea in abatement was overruled by Special Judge Ira N. Snouffer in superior court yesterday in the divorce case of John C. Howenstein against Mrs. Adele H. Howenstein. The defendant claimed that Howenstein maintained his permanent home at Crooked Lake, where he has a home and operates a store.
  • 04 Oct 1925 Homer A. Sipe, 1002 ½ Broadway, a winder at the Dudlo plant, charges in a suit filed yesterday that his wife, Mrs. Grace B. Sipe, refused to cook his meals, was abusive and nagged at him and finally left him in May, 1924, when he refused to move to state of Washington, where they had formerly resided. They were married December 12, 1920.
  • 04 Oct 1925 Charging that his wife, Mrs. Mary McCord failed to perform her household duties, associated with other men and on Jun 12 left with another man for Chicago, where she now lives, Russell McCord, 2602 Edsall avenue, yesterday entered suit for absolute divorce. They were married November 3, 1923.
  • 04 Oct 1925 Mrs. Betty Fish, 1018 Webster street, complains against Claude Fish, whom she married January 12, 1923, and separated from in March. Fish is alleged in the complaint to be lazy and indolent and refuses to work, has entirely failed to provide for the wife, forced her to seek employment, has a violent temper and curses and swears at her. She asks besides a divorce that her former name of Betty Schulte be restored.
  • 04 Oct 1925 Mrs. Ella M. Rogers was awarded a divorce decree from William Z. Rogers in superior court yesterday by Ira M. Snouffer, special judge, on testimony that the husband had failed to provide for her and left her three years ago. They were married in 1897. Rogers was ordered to pay $8 a week for the support of a minor child.
  • 04 Oct 1925 The divorce suit of Mrs. Ella Miller against Mitchell Miller was dismissed on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 06 Oct 1925 “A meal ticket” is not to be applied to a husband, according to the sentiment expressed in a divorce complaint filed in superior court yesterday by Gustav R. Mangels, 1916 Third street, against Mrs. Ethel I. Mangels. He charges that his wife showed no love for him and prior to their separation in 1912, told him she lived with him only because he was a good meal ticket. He asks the custody of two children. They were married May 1903.
  • 06 Oct 1925 Jacob Sutz, 2711 Harrison street, asks a divorce from Mrs. Katherine Sutz, charging that for the past two years she has nagged at him continuously, is of a sullen disposition and is continually quarreling with him. The complaint states that they were married in 1904 and separated in September, 1925.
  • 06 Oct 1925 A limited separation is asked by Mrs. Georgia Blanks, 441 Agnes street from Robert Blanks, whom she married February 3, 1901 and separated from October 5, 1925. She complains that her husband has struck her, curses and swears at her and has failed to properly provide for her and their three children. She asks the custody of the children.
  • 06 Oct 1925 Lawrence Duke charges his wife, Mrs. Helen Duke with acting impudent, petulant and in a peevish manner when he would address her, with failure to perform her household duties and with refusing to live with him, in a cross-complaint to a divorce filed yesterday in superior court.
  • 06 Oct 1925 Benjamin Reiter charges in a cross-complaint to a divorce complaint by Mrs. Marguerite Reiter that his wife has caused him all manner of trouble by previous court actions, including two suits for divorce and a charge of child neglect, all of which were dismissed. He says she has falsely accused him of associating with other women, and during the past six months has absented herself from home, not giving the proper care to their children and attending dances.
  • 06 Oct 1925 Mrs. Irene Kinney was granted a divorce from William M. Kinney, alimony of $200 was allowed and her former name of Irene Zeigler was restored by Judge Ryan in superior court yesterday. She testified that the husband was guilty of immoral conduct with other women and that he called her vile names. They were married November 27, 1919 and separated in November, 1924.
  • 06 Oct 1925 Alleging failure to provide, Mrs. Iva Jackson was awarded a divorce from Herbert Jackson, and she was given the custody of five children by Judge Ryan in superior court yesterday. They were married September 23, 1916 and separated August 5, 1925.
  • 06 Oct 1925 The divorce suit of Mrs. Violet Stratous against Jack Stratous was dismissed by Judge Ryan on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 06 Oct 1925 The divorce suit of Mrs. Helen Dale against Benjamin Dale was dismissed by Judge Ryan on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 07 Oct 1925 Alimony of $5,000 yesterday in a divorce complaint filed in superior court by Minerva M. Wilsey, 416 Pearl street, restaurant employe, was the price set by a wife for being deserted by her husband after about six months of wedded life. According to the complaint, Henry E. and Minerva M. Wilsey were married March 12, and separated August 1.
  • 07 Oct 1925 Amy A. Matthews, 314 West Superior street asked divorce from Wilbur Matthews, alleging that her “frequently packed his grip” and left home and he choked, cursed and threatened her. An order restraining him from disposing of an automobile and from visiting the wife was sought.
  • 07 Oct 1925 Eva C. Cook, mother of seven children, filed suit for divorce from Murray B. Cook, alleging he cursed and subjected her to physical violence. They were married August 10, 1912 and separated October 2.
  • 07 Oct 1925 Failure to support his family was laid to Fay Albert Buchanan by Bessie Buchanan, who also filed suit for divorce. The wife alleged he cursed her and was of a nagging dispostiton. She sought an order restraining him from receiving wages and to force him to continue payments on a furniture contract and a mortgage.
  • 07 Oct 1925 Maisel Krohne was awarded a divorce from Emmet Krohne, custody of children and $5 a week support funds.
  • 07 Oct 1925 A divorce was granted to Marguerite C. Storey from Thomas M. Storey and the wife was given the custody of a child.
  • 08 Oct 1925 A divorce and $3,000 alimony is asked by Mrs. Blanche Byrd, 718 West Third street, in a complaint filed yesterday in superior court against Raymond Byrd. The husband is charged with staying out late at nights, drinking to excess and with associating with other women.
  • 08 Oct 1925 Mrs. Cora Newport filed suit against Edward Newport for a divorce in superior court yester claiming that he constantly abuses her, curses and swears at her, is abusive to her two children by a former marriage, and has falsely accused her with associating with other men. She asked that her former name of Cora Swank be restored. They married in December, 1923 and separated in October of this year.
  • 08 Oct 1925 The divorce complaint of Mrs. Catherine Zehner against Rudolph Harold Zehner was dismissed by Judge Ryan in superior court yesterday on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 09 Oct 1925 Oscar R. Widner represented himself to be a man of means, owning a home and having a bank account from which he would be glad to draw a little and pay what few little debts that his wife may have contracted before their marriage, but after the wedding ceremony, the wife, Mrs. Della Widner, found that he had misstated the facts and would keep none of his promises, according to the divorce complaint filed by her yesterday in superior court. She also complains that Widner promised to make a home for her father, 72, the rest of his life, which he has never done, and that the husband has a bad temper, is constantly finding fault with her and has frequently intimated that he cared nothing for her and that he wished to be rid of her. All the furniture in their home has been provided by her, she charges. They were married August 2, 1925 and separated in October.
  • 09 Oct 1925 Mrs. Beva McGraw, 509 East Berry street, asks a divorce from Robert McGraw, whom she married March 31, 1923, and separated from in June, 1924, charging that he is insanely jealous, has an ungovernable temper and upon the slightest provocation filed into a rage and curses and swears at her. He is also continually nagging and quarreling with her and has failed to make proper provisions for her support, she alleges. She asks that her former name of Beva Dumford be restored.
  • 09 Oct 1925 Alleging that her husband, Christian A. Morton has struck and beat her and cursed at her, Mrs. Daisie Morton, yesterday entered suit for divorce and the custody of their three minor children. They were married June 13, 1913 and separated in September of this year.
  • 11 Oct 1925 Mrs. Nellie Henderson, 2404 Broadway, wife of Dr. Samuel T. Henderson filed suit for a divorce in superior court yesterday charging in a brief complaint that her husband, who she married in 1900, had made threats against her and had been guilty of immoral conduct. She asks the custody of their minor child.
  • 11 Oct 1925 Grover Ringwalt charges in his complaint for divorce that Mrs. Mildred Ringwalt spent his money recklessly and then nagged at him because he did not have more for the necessary things, filed three divorcer suits and dismissed them later for the purpose of causing him unnecessary expense, and has gone to the place where he works as a carpenter on several occasions and stands in his way for an hour at a time with the view of causing him to be discharged. They were married February 24, 1911 and separated November 8, 1923. He asks the custody of a minor child.
  • 11 Oct 1925 Mrs. Vivian Ketchum, 202 West Jefferson street, asks a divorce from George Ketchum, whom she married in 1900 and left in May, 1925, charging that he was away from home repeatedly at night, often returning intoxicated, and that he refused to tell her where he had been.
  • 11 Oct 1925 In the divorce complaint of Mrs. Estelle Mallinson, 2291 Crescent avenue, the wife charges that her husband has failed to properly provide for her. They married March 20, 1924 and separated March 25, 1925.
  • 11 Oct 1925 Mrs. Florence Sharpe, 317 East Lewis street, charged in a divorce complaint that her husband, Robert E. Sharpe has failed to properly provide for her and is guilty of immoral conduct. They were married April 1, 1920 and separated July 1, 1924.
  • 13 Oct 1925 Mrs. Adele H. Howenstein, wife of John C. Howenstein, owner of a grocery store on the north bank of Crooked lake, filed a cross-complaint to a divorce action yesterday in superior court, asking a five-year separation and $10,000 alimony. Mrs. Howenstein claims they were married February 20, 1912 and separated in April, 1925, and that prior to their separation for several years her husband refused to pay doctor bills for her, would not give her money to buy clothes and the money derived from the grocery store, which was operated by the husband and herself, he would apply to his personal property rather than paying off a mortgage on property that they owned jointly. Mr. Howenstein charges in the complaint that she nagged at him, refused to cook his meals and properly perform other of her household duties and falsely accused him with associating with other women. Mrs. Howenstein recently lost a plea in an abatement in the case, charging that her husband’s residence is at Crooked lake and out of Allen county, but the plea was overruled by Special Judge Ira M. Snouffer, when Mr. Howenstein showed that he still owned a home in Fort Wayne and lived part of the time at that residence.
  • 13 Oct 1925 Mrs. Mary E. Kressley was a decree from her husband, Charles W. Kressley, whom she married July 26, 1923 and separated from April 3, 1925 on testimony that he had been guilty of cruelty and had falsely accused her with associating with other men.
  • 13 Oct 1925 A divorce was granted Dean M. Wright on a cross-complaint to a divorce action of his wife Mrs. Vera A. Wright, on testimony that she had called him vile names, was cruel to him and had left him on August 7, 1923. They were married December 19, 1924. The custody of a minor child was given the wife.
  • 13 Oct 1925 Alleging that his wife associated with other men Fred H. Schroeder was granted a divorce from Mrs. Luella Schroeder, whom he married November 3, 1918 and separated from July 1, 1925.
  • 13 Oct 1925 Four complaints for divorce or limited separation were dismissed in superior court yesterday by Judge Ryan upon motions of the plaintiff or for want of prosecution. They were: Mrs. Inez Jordan against John M. Jordan; Mrs. Mary M. McGuire against James T. McGuire; Clidle O’Rare against Jessie O’Rare, and Mrs. Mary Koop against Louis Koop.
  • 14 Oct 1925 August Nierman, Jr., while a witness, told of the alleged faults of his wife, May Nierman, as a housekeeper, their struggles to make $20 a week stretch over the family’s needs, and also admitted gambling on his part. On cross examination, he was questioned as to the charge that he had met his wife on the street, offered her money and then insulted her. This was denied. The wife will take the witness stand today. Both Nierman and his wife had filed suits for divorce, each within a few hours of the other, in their efforts to obtain legal separation Custody of children is sought by each.
  • 14 Oct 1925 Sylvester Tharp declared that his wife deserted him September 10, 1923, and now is lving in Traverse City, Mich.
  • 14 Oct 1925 Arline Cass asked a divorce from Forrest R. Cass alleging failure to provide and association with other women. Restoration of the name of Arline Miller is desired.
  • 14 Oct 1925 Striking and beating with cursing and making untrue charges of infidelity are laid to James E. Smith, employe of the Grace Construction company, by Charlotte Smith. Judge Charles J. Ryan issued an order restraining Smith from visiting his wife.
  • 14 Oct 1925 Mary Busche, mother of six children, was accused of threatening her children and husband, Fred W. Busche, St. Joe township farmer, and of leaving home frequently. Custody of the children and divorce was asked.
  • 14 Oct 1925 Coral Wilder sought divorce pleading that her husband, James Wilder, employe of the Union Auto Sales company, threatened her life. She wants the name of Cora Willett restored.
  • 14 Oct 1925 The divorce and separation suits of Katherine Craig against James Craig were dismissed.
  • 15 Oct 1925 Mrs. Mae E. Nierman was awarded a decree against August C. Nierman and the custody of three children when both testified that the other was abusive, used vile language and was neglectful. They married October 11, 1920, and separated July 21, 1925.
  • 15 Oct 1925 The custody of a child and divorce was granted Mrs. Hazel Carpenter, plaintiff in an action against Charles Carpenter, on testimony of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 15 Oct 1925 The divorce action of Mrs. Lucille M. Hilker against Frank C. Hilker, Jr. was dismissed on motion of the plaintiff.
  • 15 Oct 1925 Alleging the use of violent language, refusal to prepare meals and properly care of their home, Chelcie Kesler yesterday filed a cross-complaint to a divorce action by Mrs. Doris Kesler.
  • 16 Oct 1925 Mrs. Virginia Wilson filed suit for divorce yesterday from Edward M. Wilson, whom she charges deserted her on August 8, 1923, after seven months married life. She also asks that her former name of Virginia Hicks be restored.
  • 17 Oct 1925 Mrs. Clara Torok yesterday filed suit for divorce from Peter Torok, whom she married September 23, 1923, and separated from October 14, 1925, charging that he has struck and beat her and has associated with immoral women.
  • 17 Oct 1925 A divorce decree was granted Mrs. Genevieve Yoss against Paul Yoss on testimony that he failed to provide for her and she was forced to take employment. Her maiden name of Genevieve Hirschey was restored. They married July 18, 1923 and separated May 15, 1925.
  • 18 Oct 1925 Living with her husband but two months, Mrs. Angela Repp filed suit for divorce in superior court yesterday against Lavon Repp, charging that he is lazy and indolent, has failed to provide a home for her and even since their marriage May 7, 1925, forcing her to take employment. She also complains that he has a violent temper, has struck and abused her and threatened her bodily harm. They separated in July of this year.
  • 18 Oct 1925 Mrs. Pearl Sweeney asks a divorce from Cecil Sweeney, whom she says she married November 4, 1922, and who more than two years ago abandoned her.
  • 18 Oct 1925 Mrs. Helene Heinzelman has filed for a divorce from Frederick Heinzelman who abandoned his wife after more than seventeen years of married life, according to the wife’s complaint filed yesterday.
  • 18 Oct 1925 Alleging that her husband, Preston Bender, has failed to properly provide for her, causing her to work out most of the time since their marriage June 15, 1924, Mrs. Pansy Bender filed suit for divorce yesterday. Her husband has also falsely accused her with associating with other men, she complains. They separated April 14, of this year.
  • 18 Oct 1925 Melvin Hockensmith filed a cross-complaint to a divorce action by his wife, Mrs. Teresa Hockensmith, yesterday, charging that she associated with immoral women, went with strange men for immoral purposes, was gone from her home for days at a time and one occasion went to Toledo under an assumed name. They were married January 6, 1922, and separated September 1, 1925.
  • 18 Oct 1925 A cross-action to a divorce by Mrs. Hazel Scudder was filed yesterday by David Scudder in superior court.
  • 18 Oct 1925 A divorce decree was granted to Mrs. Marie Beard against Charles Beard by Judge Ryan in superior court yesterday on testimony that the husband had failed to provide for her and had struck her. The court also restored her former name of Marie Howell. They were married October 18, 1922, and separated in July, 1923.
  • 20 Oct 1925 A divorce, the custody of two children and $100,000 alimony are asked by Mrs. Rose Jones in a complaint for divorce filed yesterday in circuit court against William L. Jones, local manufacturer. Mrs. Jones estimates her husband’s wealth at not less than $300,000 and declares in the complaint that he has a yearly income of at least $30,000. She charges that her husband is cold and without love and affection in his treatment toward her, that he abandoned her at one time for eight days prior to their separation August 27, 1925, and before leaving her had confided with their maid servant while she was ill that he intended leaving her. It was her disposition to enjoy the society of refined friends and aid in educational and civic betterment, but her husband devoted himself to the assumed task of crushing her spirit and humiliating her, she complains. Besides their two children, a boy, 3, and girl, 1, a daughter, 10, is a daughter of Mr. Jones and lived with them. Mrs. Jones claiming that she gave her the same care and attention she gave her own children. They were married March 1, 1921.
  • 20 Oct 1925 Mrs. Susie Mock asks a decree from Ray Mock, whom she married September 16, 1925, and separated from October 16, claiming that he cursed and swore at her, nagged and quarreled and has an ungovernable temper. She asks that her former name of Susie Gaskill be restored.
  • 20 Oct 1925 Mrs. Catherine Heath against Mark Heath, complains that her husband beat and struck her and on one occasion knocked her down and put his foot in her face. He also threw her down once and seriously injured her spine, she charged, and has refused to properly provide for her. She asks $1,000 alimony. They were married September 5, 1893, and separated March 7, 1925.
  • 20 Oct 1925 Mrs. Joy Wood asks a divorce decree from Paul L. Wood, whom she married January 13, 1923.
  • 20 Oct 1925 Mrs. Namoni K. Fortenbery asks that she be separated from Robert Fortenbery and that the custody of one child be given her. They were married July 24, 1914, and separated May 11, 1921, when he took on of their two children and went to Evansville, she charges.
  • 20 Oct 1925 Mrs. Clara Cordes was granted a divorce from Joseph Cordes and given the custody of their three children on testimony of his nagging and cruelty. They were married May 26, 1891, and separated July 11, 1925.
  • 20 Oct 1925 Lawrence Duke, the defendant to a divorce complaint by Mrs. Helen Duke, was awarded a divorce on a cross-complaint and testimony that she refused to live with him and had refused to perform her household duties.
  • 20 Oct 1925 Testifying that her husband, Virgil Hinsch had filed to provide for her and that she was compelled to take in washings, Mrs. Janet Hinsch was granted a divorce. They were married September 14, 1921 and separated June 17, 1925.
  • 21 Oct 1925 Desertion on Sunday after nine years of wedded life by a husband who previously had advertised in local newspapers that he would not be responsible for debts contracted by his wife, according to a complaint filed yesterday in superior court by Mrs. Mary Nyboer for divorce from William Nyboer is sufficient for the seeking and the severing of matrimonial bonds and $2,500 alimony. Mr. and Mrs. Nyboer were married December 15, 1916, and separated Sunday. She contended that he had accused her of infidelity and had embarrassed her by notifying merchants that he would not pay for her purchases.
  • 21 Oct 1925 Louis Hirshik instituted suit for divorce from Georgia Hirshik, alleging that she mistreated him and that incompatibility existed in their relations. They were married in March, 1923, and separated Monday.
  • 21 Oct 1925 Separation and desertion in 1913 were the allegation in a divorce suit filed by Kate Warren against John Warren.
  • 21 Oct 1925 Mae Gray alleged Wallace Gray cursed, nagged and struck her, and asked divorce.
  • 21 Oct 1925 Alice Warner alleged that her husband John Warner came home drunk and broke the furniture and asks for a divorce. Mr. Warner was restrained from visiting his wife during the divorce litigation.
  • 21 Oct 1925 Lewis L. Holbert was charged with assault by his wife, Eunice Holbert, while intoxicated. Mr. Holbert was restrained from visiting his wife during the divorce litigation.
  • 21 Oct 1925 John B. Sheets charged that his wife, Vertie L. Sheets deserted him February 11, 1922, and also that during their married life she has wounded him with a knife during a fit of anger.
  • 21 Oct 1925 Divorces were granted to Hazel Carpenter from Charles Carpenter, Lawrence Duke from Helen Duke, Amelia Krouse from Theodore Krouse, Clara Cordes from Joseph Cordes and Janet Hinsch from Virgil Hinsch.
  • 22 Oct 1925 Mrs. Lela M. Brewer filed suit for divorce yesterday in superior court against Russell Brewer, charging that he has cursed and swore at her, is guilty of infidelity, has struck and beat her and that he refuses to take a bath. She also complains that he has failed to properly provide for her and that she has been compelled to seek work. Restoration of her former name, Lela M. Beck is asked. They were married May 12, 1924 and separated October 19, 1925.
  • 22 Oct 1925 Application for a change of venue from the county was filed yesterday in circuit court by William L. Jones, local mamufacturer, defendant to a suit for divorce, the custody of two children and $100,000 alimony brought Monday by Mrs. Rose Jones.
  • 22 Oct 1925 A divorce was granted Mrs. Ethelyn M. Konecka by Judge Charles J. Ryan yesterday in superior court. The wife testified that her husband was cruel to her, had refused to support her and that she was compelled to seek employment. They were married April 10, 1923 and separated April 6, 1925.
  • 23 Oct 1925 Mrs. Faye Lovell, residing in Waynedale, yesterday filed suit for divorce and the custody of three children against Thomas Lovell, charging that he has struck and beat her and has failed to properly provide for her and their children. They were married April 29, 1915 and separated October 20, 1925.
  • 23 Oct 1925 A divorce was granted John Tracy against Mrs. Jessie Tracy by Judge Ryan in superior court yesterday.
  • 23 Oct 1925 Phil M. McNagny was appointed special judge to hear the divorce case of Taretanka Shishcoff against Vangel Shishcoff on a motion for a change of venue from the regular judge.
  • 24 Oct 1925 Alleging that her husband has threatened to take her life and has pursued her with firearms, chasing her out of the house, Mrs. Frances Ostrowski filed suit for divorce yesterday in superior court against Stanley Ostrowski, owner and operator of a soft drink parlor at 1801 Weisser Park avenue. Mrs. Ostrowski also complains against her husband that he has an ungovernable temper and has picked up the food she has prepared and the dishes in which it was placed and slammed them to the floor. He is also a habitual drunkard, strikes and beats her and compels her to work in his place of business, she charges in the complaint. His business is a profitable one, she declares, and she asks alimony of $5,000. They were married September 9, 1918 and separated October 21, 1925.
  • 24 Oct 1925 Edgar Lamb charges his wife, Mrs. Louise Lamb with being a habitual drunkard, often coming home drunk and under the influence of liquor, in a divorce complaint filed in superior court yesterday. She also has a violent temper, he states, and when he undertakes to reprimand her for her conduct she curses and swears at him, he complains. They were married May 30, 1924 and separated Jul 19, 1925.
  • 24 Oct 1925 A divorce and the custody of two children are asked by Mrs. Rulle Lannen against James Lannen, in a suit for divorce filed yesterday, charging her husband whom she married September 26, 1923 and separated from June 24, 1925, with beating and choking her, calling her vile names, threatening to kill her and failing to properly provide for her and their children.
  • 24 Oct 1925 Alvey McBride was granted a divorce decree from Mrs. Clara McBride in superior court yesterday by Judge Charles J. Ryan on testimony that she associated with other men. They were married January 19, 1924 and separated August 9, 1925.
  • 25 Oct 1925 Mrs. Dollie Whitman was granted a divorce decree against Kirk E. Whitman and her former name of Dollie McKinney restored by Judge Ryan yesterday on testimony that her husband is a habitual drunkard.
  • 27 Oct 1925 Mrs. Corabel Rippe was awarded a divorce from George A. Rippe yesterday in superior court on charges that he frequently became intoxicated, had beated and struck her and threatened her life.
  • 27 Oct 1925 George E. Ginther in a complaint filed yesterday for divorce against Mrs. Anna Ginther, charges that she calls him vile and indecent names, has threatened to strike him with different objects and has wrongfully accused him with immoral conduct. They were married May 5, 1922 and separated October 18, 1925.
  • 27 Oct 1925 A divorce decree was awarded Calvin A. Baker against Mrs. Clara Baker in superior court yesterday by Judge Charles J. Ryan, on testimony that the wife called him vile names and was otherwise guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 28 Oct 1925 When a wife threatens to take her own life by poisoning owing to alleged marital difficulties, it is time for the husband to seek a divorce. Clarence M. Osterman, contractor, contended yesterday in a suit for divorce from Vesta Osterman filed in superior court. They were married January 31 and separated October 4. The wife was charged with nagging, fault finding, accusing her husband of associating with other women and of being inefficient as a housekeeper.
  • 28 Oct 1925 Rose A. Foreman asked a divorce from Fred Foreman alleging she was compelled to leave him and that he failed to provide for her. They were married August 16, 1921 and separated last April.
  • 28 Oct 1925 Three divorced were granted by Judge Charles J. Ryan, Alvoy McBride from Clara McBride, Marie Beard from Charles Beard and Guy W. Espick from Mila Espich.
  • 28 Oct 1925 Fred W. Busche, plaintiff in a divorce suit against Mary Busche, filed a counter affidavit in which he denied allegations of the wife that he attempted to take their children from where she could visit them, and he challenged the allegation the he had tried to harm his wife.
  • 29 Oct 1925 A complaint for divorce was filed yesterday by Albert Stolte against Mrs. Estella Stolte in superior court, charging that the wife had on numerous occasions accused her husband of associating with other women, and has called him vile names. He also avers that her conduct is indecent and repulsive. They were married June 21, 1922 and separated March 25, 1925.
  • 29 Oct 1925 Mrs. A. Mae Miller charges in a divorce complaint against Edward X. Miller, whom she married July 21, 1925 and separated from October 6, 1925, that he had failed to provide for her, drinks to excess and often comes home intoxicated. She asks that her former name of A. Mae Ringwalt be restored.
  • 29 Oct 1925 Alleging that her husband has struck and choked her and threatened to kill her, Mrs. Florence Thompson yesterday entered suit for a divorce from Fred Thompson in superior court. They were married November 20, 1923 and separated on October 14 of this year, she states.
  • 29 Oct 1925 Mrs. Frona M. Shock complains that her husband, Fred H. Shock, has been convicted of criminal assault on a 13-year-old child and is now confined to the state prison at Michigan City, in a suit for divorce filed yesterday in superior court. She asks besides a divorce, that her maiden name of Frona M. Henley be restored. They married in Movenber, 1923, and separated three months later.
  • 29 Oct 1925 The suit for divorce by Mrs. Mae M. Figel against Martin W. Figel was dismissed in superior court yeaterday on motion of the plaintiff.
  • 30 Oct 1925 Alleging that her husband is insanely jealous of her, has falsely accused her of impropriety, is a habitual drunkard and gambler and has failed to properly provide for her, Mrs. Susy Young filed suit for divorce yesterday from Othor Young. She asks that her former name of Susy Hall be restored. They were married September 24, 1923 and separated two years later.
  • 30 Oct 1925 Fay Albert Buchanan, defendant to a divorce complaint by Mrs. Bessie Buchanan, yesterday filed a cross-action in superior court charging his wife with refusing to stay at home with him and their two children, with visiting and having other men visit her at their home and that she had admitted to him her infatuation for other men. She has also abused and nagged him, he claims. He asks the custody of the two children. They married in August, 1917 and separated October 4 of this year, at which time the husband charges she deserted him.
  • 31 Oct 1925 A cross complaint to a divorce action by Albert Stolte against Mrs. Estella Stolte was filed in superior court yesterday by the defendant, charging that her husband has sworn and struck at her on various occasion, has compelled her to work and had given her no money toward her support since April 1, 1925. She asks that she be allowed $500 alimony.

  • 01 Nov 1925 Mrs. Norma Wagner, 2316 Oliver street, charges that her husband, Earl Wagner forced her to submit to an illegal operation and that he and his mother have been insisting on her undergoing another. He stated shortly after they were married on May 23, 1924, and has continued regularly to beat, choke and strike her; has called her vile and filthy names and she has been forced to support herself and had contributed to that of her husband, she alleges. It is also charged in the compliant that the husband associates with other women and frequents dance hall. They separated in October, 1925.
  • 01 Nov 1925 Mrs. Myrtle Menk, of Harlan charges that her husband has struck her and actually whipped her on numerous occasions. He is also guilty of infidelity, she complains. She asks the custody of two of their three children. They were married September 4, 1915 and separated in December, 1924.
  • 01 Nov 1925 Alleging that her husband abandoned her in March, 1923. Mrs. Bessie Crank, residing in the Belmont addition, yesterday entered suit for divorce from John Crank. They were married July 3, 1919, it is stated in the complaint.
  • 04 Nov 1925 Mrs. Nellie Coleman Klink, 1314 Pemberton drive, yesterday entered suit for divorce from Winson Klink, charging that he consented that she represent herself as single and accept a position teaching in the high school at Warren, Ill., and then after she had obtained the position, divulged to school authorities there that she was married. This caused her great humiliation and embarrassment and caused her to lose her job, she complains.
  • 05 Nov 1925 Mrs. Esther A. Pattas Asimakapoulous, 725 Court street, filed suit for divorce yesterday in superior court against John Pattas Asimakapoulous, charging that her husband has failed to provide for her and she has been forced to work, that he is unduly jealous and has made false accusations against her. She also charges that he squandes his money gambling. She asks besides a divorce that she be allowed $370 alimony. They married February 16, of this year, and separated November 2.
  • 05 Nov 1925 Charging that her husband has assaulted her several times and has made false accusations against her, Mrs. Margaret E. Bouher filed suit for a divorce and asks the custody of their three children in a complaint filed yesterday in superior court. They were married March 30, 1921, and separated in November of this year.
  • 05 Nov 1925 Mrs. Berthelda C. Nahrwold, defendant in a divorce suit by Erwin H. Nahrwold, filed a cross-complaint yesterday in superior court claiming that her husband deserted her two years ago and has failed to provide for her support. She asks the divorce and custody of a minor child. They were married July 24, 1922.
  • 05 Nov 1925 Mrs. Esther L. Trout was awarded a divorce from William B. Trout and the custody of the child given her on testimony that her husband has failed to provide for her for over two years. They were married May 12, 1921, and separated October 26, 1924.
  • 05 Nov 1925 A divorce was granted Mrs. Hattie Kress, plaintiff in a divorce suit against Frank Kress, on testimony that the husband has struck her on various occasions, was cruel to her and is a habitual drunkard.
  • 06 Nov 1925 Mrs. Eva Ayers entered suit against William R. Ayers, asking a divorce, $1,000 alimony and the custody of their minor child, aged 17 months. She complains that her husband has accused her of being unfit to care for the baby, that he says she is crazy and has told her time and again to get a divorce. He has also informed her that he would “ship her” back to her parents and tries in every way possible to aggravate her, although she is now in a delicate condition, she charges. They were married June 25, 1923, and separated November 5, 1925.
  • 06 Nov 1925 Mrs. Ida Wolfinger charges that her husband, Ernest Wolfinger, whom she married August 3, 1920, abandoned her February 23, 1925, and has failed to provide for her. She also claims he associated with other women for immoral purposes. She asks that her maiden name of Ida Manet be restored.
  • 06 Nov 1925 Desertion, failure to provide and cruel and inhuman treatment are alleged by Mrs. Emma Davis against Moton Davis. They were married on April 10, 1910 and he abandoned her on August 15, 1913, she complains.
  • 06 Nov 1925 Mrs. Mattie Archer charges her husband Joseph Archer, whom she married October 1, 1924, with having struck and beat her, with calling her names and with being a habitual drunkard.
  • 06 Nov 1925 Phillip E. Thompson asks a divorce from Mrs. Betty Thompson, alleging that his wife deserted him on October 28, 1925. They were married May 19, 1923.
  • 06 Nov 1925 William Schwartz was granted a decree on testimony that his wife, Mrs. Lucille P. Schwartz, associated with other men. They were married November 18, 1918, and separated November 22, 1922.
  • 06 Nov 1925 Judge Ryan awarded Mrs. Beulah S. Bowsman a divorce on testimony that her husband, Benjamin F. Bowsman, had assaulted her and is guilty of other cruel treatment. She stated they were married March 13, of this year, and separted six months later.
  • 10 Nov 1925 Frank Ellison, 1021 Franklin street, filed suit for divorce yesterday in superior court against Mrs. Alice Ellison charging that his wife had falsely accused him with associating with immoral women, that she has an ungovernable temper and curses and swears at him and that she has kept two of her adult children, by a former marriage, at their home and insists that he maintain them. They married August 2, 1924, and separated October 6, 1925.
  • 10 Nov 1925 Alleging that her husband, George Frederick Bryant has falsely accused her with associating with other men and that he has nagged and cursed her, struck her and has told her that he cares nothing for her anymore and has her to get a divorce, Mrs. Bertha Bryant entered suit for a decree yesterday. She also asks that her former name of Bertha Bowers be restored. The complaint states that they were married January 10, 1925, and separated eight months later.
  • 10 Nov 1925 John Maxwell was granted a divorce decree from Mrs. Susie Maxwell in superior court yesterday by Judge Charles J. Ryan on testimony that the defendant abandoned him June 16, 1921. They were married August 4, 1913.
  • 10 Nov 1925 The divorce suit of William H. Foster against Mrs. Ethel A. Foster was dismissed by Judge Ryan yesterday.
  • 10 Nov 1925 The divorce suit of Emil Blondell against Mrs. Pauline Blondell was dismissed by Judge Ryan yesterday.
  • 11 Nov 1925 Alleging that her husband is a habitual drunkard and fails to provide for his family, although he is executor of an estate and receives a monthly sum of $225 a month for the estate of Mrs. Grace M. Funk, 1034 Lake avenue, yesterday filed suit for divorce in superior court from John R. Funk. According to the complaint, Funk was rescued from a haven in the street while intoxicated, is quarrelsome and falsely accuses his wife and children. A restraining order, preventing him from disposing of property was sought.
  • 11 Nov 1925 Mrs. Ethel F. Kinney charged in a suit against Kenneth H. Kinney that he failed to provide, scolded, cursed and forced her to remain alone of evenings. She asks that the name of Ethel F. Holwerda be restored.
  • 11 Nov 1925 Walter M. Krieg was alleged in a divorce suit brought by Bertha I. Kreig with being critical of her work on a farm and also of deserting her in March. She desires that her former name of Bertha I. Shimer be restored.
  • 11 Nov 1925 Desertion as laid to Clem Buxton by Mrs. Ethel P. Buxton, of New Haven,, and she petitioned that her former name of Ethel Peck be restored.
  • 11 Nov 1925 John McCormick filed suit for divorce yesterday, alleging that his wife Mrs. Minnie McCormick flew into violent rages and made it so unpleasant for clerical help in his grocery that they were forced to resign.
  • 12 Nov 1925 Alleging that her husband has deserted her on various occasions since their marriage in 1920, that he uses vile language and has failed to properly provide for her, necessitating that she keep roomers, Mrs. Hannah Cramer, 207 Pearl street, yesterday filed suit for divorce from Frank Cramer.
  • 13 Nov 1925 Mrs. Inez Estes, 2440 Fairfield avenue, asks a divorce from Leslie Estes, whom she married March 13, 1924, and separated November 12, 1925, who, she charges has not only failed to properly provide for her but has struck and beat her and called her vile names. She asks the custody of a minor child.
  • 13 Nov 1925 Mrs. Harriett Woods, 1823 John street, claims that her husband, Ora Woods, has refused and neglected to make reasonable provisions for her support. They were married March 13, 1924, and separated November 12, 1925, it is stated in the complaint.
  • 13 Nov 1925 A divorce decree was awarded Mrs. Anna D. Miller yesterday by Judge Ryan against John Miller, and the plaintiff’s former name of Anna D. Dornte was restored. She testified that her husband had slapped her, called her vile names and had deserted her. They were married September 24, 1924, and separated November 10, of this year, she stated.
  • 13 Nov 1925 Mrs. Ethel M. Yarman yesterday filed a petition in superior court for the custody of a boy, aged four. She and Wilfred N. Yarman were divorced September 7, the court awarding the custody of the child to Yarman’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Frank Yarman. The mother was to have the privilege of visiting her son at all reasonable times. She complains that Yarman has denied her this privilege and has also failed to keep an agreement to divide personal property.
  • 14 Nov 1925 Mrs. Theodora S. Decker was granted a divorce from Ode L. Decker and her former name of Theodora Robinson restored on testimony that her husband refuses to take a bath and has failed to properly provide for her.
  • 14 Nov 1925 Mrs. Edna G. Gause won a decree from Leo G. Gause on testimony that he stayed out late at night, had struck her on several occasions and that they had separated three or four times prior to their last altercation on August 24. She was also given the custody of a minor child. They married October 2, 1920.
  • 14 Nov 1925 A second paragraph of a divorce complaint by Mrs. Luella Burton 1907 Webster street, against John Burton, was filed in superior court today and alleges that the defendant called her vile names, refused to support her and has threatened to defraud her by drawing and secreting his wages.
  • 14 Nov 1925 The divorce suit of Emil Indreco against Mrs. Florence Indreco was dismissed yesterday by Judge Ryan on a motion by the plaintiff.
  • 14 Nov 1925 The divorce suit of Mrs. Ruth E. Alter against George Alter was dismissed yesterday by Judge Ryan on a motion by the plaintiff.
  • 15 Nov 1925 A complaint for a three-year limited separation and alimony of $3,000 was filed in superior court yesterday by Mrs. Carrie E. Gibson, 530 Madison street, against Arley A. Gibson. She charges that he failed to provide properly for her and his two children by a former marriage, squandering his money gambling. She also complains that he was absent from home frequently at night and refused to offer explanations of his absence, that he has struck her, and cursed and swore at her. They were married February 13, 1917, and separated on November 13, of this year.
  • 15 Nov 1925 A divorce was granted Mrs. Mabel Rodenbeck against Paul H. Rodenbeck by Judge Ryan yesterday in superior court, and the wife was given the custody of a minor child. She testified that her husband had failed to support her, had struck her and had threatened to kill her.
  • 17 Nov 1925 Alleging that his wife has threatened to “put a bullet in him” and that on two occasions she has attacked him with a knife, cutting him on the arms, forehead and back of the neck, and on another occasion kicked him in the face and knocked his front teeth out, Fred Gater, 1611 Greene street, yesterday filed suit for a divorce against his assailant, Mrs. Florence Gater. Gater also complains that his wife calls him names, has falsely accused him of associating with other women, and on October 7, of this year, when they separated, she ordered him to gather up his clothes and get out. He asks the custody of their two minor children. They were married May 2, 1913.
  • 17 Nov 1925 William Parker filed a complaint for divorce in superior court yesterday against Mrs. Carline Parker, whom he married September 11, 1924, and separated from November 9, of this year, charging that his wife conducts a house of ill-fame and is in the habit of drinking intoxicating liquor to excess. When intoxicated she is very abusive and dangerous to be aroung, it is charged. He claims that until recently he was ignorant of the fact that she conducted a house for illegal purposes.
  • 17 Nov 1925 After nearly thirty-eight years of married life, Mrs. Annie Elizabeth Bush, of near Harlan, yesterday entered suit for divorce against William Bush, charging that he has failed to provide properly for her and their children and that the husband is a habitual drunkard. She asks the custody of their two children, one aged 14 and another aged 11. They were married December 26, 1887, and separated October 2, of this year.
  • 17 Nov 1925 Moving when the rent was due was the explanation given yesterday by Mrs. Opal Cruthers for the many changes of residence of she and her husband, Carl J. Cruthers, while on the witness stand in superior court as the defendant to a divorce complaint. Mrs. Cruthers was asked to tell the court where she had lived during the past two years and after mentioning a number of Fort Wayne streets as well as the Maysville road and in answer to why they moved so often, she replied, “Well, we usually moved when the rent was due.” Mrs. Cruthers also testified that her husband had knocked her down several time, cursed and swore at her and on September 10, of this year, abandoned her. Judge Ryan granted the divorce to her on a cross-complaint and awarded her the custody of their two minor children. They were married April 29, 1922, when she was but 16 years of age, she stated.
  • 17 Nov 1925 A divorce decree was awarded Mrs. Ann May Ferguson against John C. Ferguson in superior court yesterday by R. Earl Peters, special judge, on testimony that the husband had failed to properly provide for her, swore at her and on September 15, abandoned her. They were married December 22, 1908
  • 18 Nov 1925 Louis L. Graves asked a decree from Gosella T. Graves, alleging that she called him vile names, refused to do his washing and cooking and falsely accused him of going with other women.
  • 18 Nov 1925 Hazel Marschand asked a divorce from Warner Marschand in a complaint charging failure to provide and cruel and inhumn treatment.
  • 19 Nov 1925 Mrs. Emma Michael asks a divorce from William Michael, charging cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 19 Nov 1925 Ermine Thomas alleges that he defendant, Cleo Thomas struck and beat and threatened to do the plaintiff bodily injury.
  • 19 Nov 1925 Mrs. Edith Martin, defendant to a divorce action by August E. Martin, was granted a divorce yesterday on a cross-complaint and allowed $200 alimony by Judge Charles J. Ryan. She testified that plaintiff had attempted to drive her from her home, had cursed and abused her.
  • 19 Nov 1925 Judge Ryan granted a divorce to Mrs. Kathleen Leavell against James C. Leavell and the custody of two children were given the wife on testimony of her husband’s cruelty.
  • 19 Nov 1925 The divorce suit of Clifford Johnson against Mrs. Myrtle Johnson was dismissed yesterday by Judge Ryan on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 19 Nov 1925 The divorce suit of Mrs. Ida May Sorden against William D. Sorden was dismissed yesterday by Judge Ryan on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 21 Nov 1925 Mrs. Exie Walker, 118 Murray street charges her husband, Robert Walker with having whipped her on several occasions and with failure to provide. They were married November 13, 1917, and separated in December 1924 she states.
  • 21 Nov 1925 Mrs. Edna Meohlenbruck, 310 West DeWald street, complains her husband, Carl Moehlenbruck, whom she married in June, 1920 and separated from five years later, has never endeavored to make a home for her and for several years she has been forced to make most of the living. She also complains that he never takes her any place and when she would go out with her friends, he would accuse her of misbehavior. She asks that her former name of Edna Warner be restored.
  • 21 Nov 1925 The suit for divorce by Mrs. Helen Garrett against J. Riley Garrett was dismissed yesterday on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 22 Nov 1925 Complaining that her husband, Gaylord Agler stays out late at night gambling and leaves her alone evenings with their infant child, Mrs. Martha Agler filed suit for a divorce yesterday in superior court. She also charges that her husband has a bad temper and frequently had fits of rage when he would threaten to strike her. She says they were married Jun 17, 1924, and separated November 16, 1925, and asks that she be given the custody of the child.
  • 22 Nov 1925 The complaint for divorce filed by Mrs. Blanch Vena against Russell Vena was dismissed yesterday by Judge Ryan on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 24 Nov 1925 Thomas W. Hirschbiel, 720 Mechanic street charges that Mrs. Florence C. Hirschbiel, whom he married in 1918, deserted him in May 1925 and had prior to that time neglected to properly care for their child, the custody of which he asks.
  • 24 Nov 1925 A suit for divorce has been filed by Oliver Myers, 1515 High street, he says his wife, Mrs. Clara Myers abandoned him in July, 1915, after two years of married life.
  • 24 Nov 1925 Sylvester Johnson, 613 Walnut street claims that Mrs. Nina Johnson abandoned him after three months’ married life in January, 1923. He also claims that during the short period of their married life she absented herself from home frequently for days at a time and refused to explain where she had been.
  • 24 Nov 1925 Alleging that her husband has called her names, beat her, continually nagged her and mistreated her two children by a former marriage, Mrs. Della E. Smith, 804 Greenlawn avenue asks a divorce from Wilbur E. Smith.
  • 24 Nov 1925 Mrs. Mary L. Fritz was awarded a divorce from Michael Fritz by Judge Ryan yesterday on testimony that her husband had choked her, failed to provide for her properly and had threatened to kill her. She was given the custody of a minor child.
  • 24 Nov 1925 Testifying that her husband associated with other women, Mrs. Mildred Izard was granted a divorce from William E. Izard, whom she married in November, 1924, and separated from in December of the same year. Her former name, Mildred Ake was restored.
  • 24 Nov 1925 Judge Ryan found for the wife in the divorce case of Mrs. Ruth Smith against Jack Smith, on charges that the husband is a habitual drunkard, had called her vile names and abandoned her. They were married in March, 1918, and separated in December, 1924, she stated. Her former name, Ruth Bailey was restored.
  • 24 Nov 1925 The wife was given the divorce on a cross-complaint in the case of LeRoy Heath against Mrs. Anna Heath. He filed to provide for her, she claimed and served a sentence at the penal farm on that charge. They were married in May, 1922 and lived together two years.
  • 24 Nov 1925 The divorce suit of Russell Leo Wolfe against Mrs. Erma F. Wolfe was dismissed by Judge Ryan on a motion by the plaintiff.
  • 24 Nov 1925 The divorce suit of Mrs. Elva West against Otto H. West was dismissed by Judge Ryan on a motion by the plaintiff.
  • 24 Nov 1925 The suit of Horachel Sullivan against Mrs. Lois Sullivan for the custody of their child was dismissed.
  • 25 Nov 1925 The following divorce suit were dismissed yesterday for lack of prosecution: Irene carter against George Carter, Laurel Polley against Margaret Polley, Andrew L. Lee aginst Mary Lee, Pearl Lakey against Webb Lakey, Edna Scholt against Edward Scholt, Andrew J. Viney against Grace Viney, Thelma Venable againt Noble Venable, Elizabeth M. Rhoades against W. Franklin Rhoades, Elizabeth Rowan against Edward J. Rowan, Wilbur Mathews against Amy Mathews, Blanche Custer against Louis J. Custer and Jennie Hutchinson against Wilbur Hutchinson.
  • 25 Nov 1925 A divorce was granted to Belle E. Tonkel from Walter E. Tonkel yesterday in superior court.
  • 25 Nov 1925 Alleging that her husband had failed to provide for her and two children for a period of two years, Edna Walker, 2620 Edsall avenue, sought a divorce from Frances Walker, of Osceola county, Mich. They were married October 6, 1915 and separated in January, 1923.
  • 25 Nov 1925 Zilpha Bazzinette alleged that her husband, Ramond Bazzinette abandoned his family of two children and lived with other women. She asked divorce and custody of the children.
  • 25 Nov 1925 Marshall Warnick, a city employe, struck his wife and was of a nagging disposition, according to a complaint for divorce filed by Sarah Warnick, 3737 Holton court. They were married June 28, 1923 and separated yesterday.
  • 25 Nov 1925 Jesse O. Carpenter, divorced June 22 from Amanda Carpenter, yesterday asked Judge Charles J. Ryan, of superior court, to permit him to see his daughter, 9, every Sunday afternoon and to have custody of the little girl for one month each summer. He alleged that his former wife would not permit him to enter her present home and that when he wanted to see the daughter, he was forced to remain outside of the house.
  • 26 Nov 1925 Alleging that her husband becomes intoxicated frequently and during such times is very abusive, Mrs. Agnes M. Weber yesterday filed suit in superior court for a divorce from Gustave E. Weber and asked that she be allowed the custody of their adopted child. They were married January 18, 1917, and separated November 25, 1925, she states.
  • 26 Nov 1925 Mrs. Edith Sarah Wallace entered suit for divorce from Byron Wilbur Wallace yesterday with a complaint filed in superior court. She states that they married May 1, 1917, in South Hampton, England, and that on June 9, 1920 the husband deserted her and their minor child. She asks the custody of the child.
  • 28 Nov 1925 Complaining that her husband deserted her several years ago after he, as an employe of the Pennsylvania railroad, was found short in funds. Mrs. Lora L. Eller, a school teacher living at Monroeville yesterday filed a suit for divorce in superior court. She also charges that previous to deserting her, he spent many of his evenings away from home, and that she has been informed that he is at the present time living with another woman in Cleveland. She asks the custody of their minor child.
  • 28 Nov 1925 Mrs. Daisie Parish was granted a divorce from Weight Parish, whom she married in November, 1921 and separated from in May of this year, on testimony that he had filed to support her and was cruel to her.
  • 28 Nov 1925 Mrs. Lucy Deitschell won a decree of divorce from Frank J. Deitschell on charges of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 28 Nov 1925 Attorney Ira M.Snouffer, sitting as special judge in the divorce case of John C. Howenstein against Adela H. Howenstein, took the case under advisement yesterday after an agreement by the attorneys that the husband should be decreed the divorce as soon as the property rights are settled. Mr. Howenstein operates a grocery and general store at Crooked lake.
  • 29 Nov 1925 Complaining that her husband changed jobs about every three months and usually with the consent of his employer, Mrs. Irma A. Rinehold was granted a divorce decree from John Rinehold and was given the custody of three minor children by Samuel C. Cleland, judge pro tem. Rinehold also charged that her husband slapped her on several occasions and recently “picked up his clothes and left” after a family argument in which her son by a former marriage took part.
  • 29 Nov 1925 Ervin H. Nahrwald and Mrs. Berthelda D. Nahrwald were divorced in superior court on complaint of the husband after a short married life. He said they lived together but a few months. The wife was given the custody of a small child.
  • 29 Nov 1925 The divorce suit of Robert J. Foster against Mrs. Elsie May Foster was dismissed yesterday on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 29 Nov 1925 The divorce suit of Mrs. Florence Sharpe against Robert E. Sharpe was dismissed yesterday on a motion of the plaintiff.

  • 02 Dec 1925 Chelcie Kessler, former salesman of the Fiery Cross, who was indicted by the county grand jury several months ago on the charge that he made a false affidavit at the request of Attorney Joseph P. Jeffords, was divorced yesterday by his wife, Mrs. Doris Kessler. Mrs. Kessler said her husband was cruel to her and refused to stay at home with her of evenings. The plaintiff was given the custody of a child. William H. Schannen was special judge in the case.
  • 02 Dec 1925 Edna Anderson was granted a divorce from John Anderson on a charge of cruelty.
  • 02 Dec 1925 Grace Bortz was granted a divorce from Gerald Bortz and was given the custody of a child. The plaintiff charged cruelty and failure to provide.
  • 02 Dec 1925 Bertha Polk, living on Rural Route No. 2, Ossian, filed suit for a divorce from William Polk. Mrs. Polk alleged that her husband made threats against her and that he failed to provide. The couple was married February 5, 1924 and separated March 5, 1925.
  • 02 Dec 1925 Benjamin Grashoff, a taxicab driver, filed a cross-complaint for divorce from Mrs. Freida Grashoff and naming Ernest Lloyd as co-respondent. He alleged that his wife drinks intoxicating liquor to excess and that she smokes cigarets.
  • 03 Dec 1925 Complaining that his wife refuses to get his breakfast and that if he wants any he must get it himself, Benjamin F. Hawkins yesterday filed suit for divorce from Mrs. Agnes Hawkins. The wife also curses and calls him vile and indecent names, often using the most indescribable profane language against him, he charges. It is also alleged in the complaint that she at one time accused him of stealing fruit and money, knowing it to be untrue; that she often tells him she hates him and has ordered him from the premises, telling him never to return. They were married February 27, 1917 and separated December 1, of this year.
  • 03 Dec 1925 Mrs. Louise Beamer asks that the bonds of matrimony between herself and Edward Beamer be dissolved in a divorce complaint filed yesterday in superior court, charging that her husband has falsely accused her of association with other men, has failed to properly support her and their two children, necessitating the she do factory work in order to provide the necessities of life, and that the defendant without cause left her on October 17. She asks the custody of the two children. They married July 8, 1914.
  • 04 Dec 1925 Claiming that her husband’s children by a former marriage cursed at her, Mrs. Sarah Humbarger, 2827 Hoagland avenue, yesterday filed suit for a divorce from John W. Humbarger, with whom she lived but four months after their marriage on July 11 of this year. She also complains that the husband constantly abused her, called her vile names and did not make reasonable provisions for her support. She asks the court to require him to repay her $40 she loaned him and besides granting a divorce, restore her former name of Sarah Brewer.
  • 04 Dec 1925 Mrs. Emma Rose Goodin, 4209 Holton avenue, asks a divorce from Elmer J. Goodin and the custody of their minor child in a divorce complaint filed yesterday in superior court. She charged that her husband has failed to properly provide for her and that she was force to earn money to provide the common necessities of life and that her husband called her vile and indecent names in the presence of others, has repeatedly struck her and threatened her bodily harm.
  • 04 Dec 1925 A divorce decree and the custody of one child is asked by Mrs. Marvel Seabold, 1819 South Webster street, against George Seabold in a suit filed yesterday. The complaint states that the defendant by his actions and words has indicated that he does not care for her longer. They were married December 11, 1915, and separated August 10, 1925.
  • 04 Dec 1925 Mrs. Elizabeth McGill, 224 West Washington boulevard, complains in a divorce suit filed yesterday against Harry McGill, that the husband has cursed, struck and beat her and has threatened to kill her. He is also a habitual drunkard, she charges. The custody of their minor child is asked by her. They married in 1902 and separated in October, 1924.
  • 04 Dec 1925 The divorce suit of Mrs. Agnes M. Weber against Gustave E. Weber was dismissed by Judge Charles J. Ryan in superior court yesterday on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 05 Dec 1925 Mrs. Lulu DeVinney, 239 East Pontiac street charges in a divorce complaint against Barton E. DeVinney, filed yesterday in superior court, that her husband has struck and threated her with violence until she had black and blue marks upon her body and that he has thrown dishes and other articles of household furnishings at her. She asks the custody of the minor child. They married October 7, 1922 and separated yesterday.
  • 05 Dec 1925 Claiming that her husband was suffering from a contagious disease, Mrs. Blanch Oser filed suit for a divorce yesterday in superior court against Lloyd N. Oster, whom she married April 26, 1922, and separated from eight days later.
  • 06 Dec 1925 Mrs. Mildred M. Price, Sheridan apartments, asks a two-year separation from Murray W. Price, news-dealer in a suit filed yesterday in superior court, charging that he has frequently struck and choked her, told her he had no love for her and that he intended to effect a divorce the fist of January, 1926, and that he has failed to make reasonable provision for her support. Mrs. Price asks that she be allowed support payments of $50 a week, declaring that her husband owns property valued at $50,000, draws a salary of $75 a week and has an income by way of dividends from his business exceeding his weekly salary. She obtained a restraining order restricting him from disposing of his property to defeat a judgement for alimony. They were married March 14, 1925.
  • 06 Dec 1925 A complaint for divorce was filed yesterday in superior court by Mrs. Eliza E. Woods, 1218 Orchard avenue, against Harry F. Woods, whom she married September 2, 1924 and separated from December 1, 1925. She charges that her husband has struck and threatened to kill her, has failed to properly provide for her and is in the habit of becoming intoxicated.
  • 06 Dec 1925 A divorce decree was awarded Mrs. Ella Bain against John Bain yesterday in superior court by Judge Charles J. Ryan. The wife stated that they were married June 14, 1902, and that her husband abandoned her March 9, 1923, without cause.
  • 06 Dec 1925 Judge Ryan restored the custody of Bonnie Jane Sullivan, 2, yesterday to the mother, Mrs. Lois Sullivan, a recent decree having placed the child with the father, Herschel Sullivan, now remarried. Evidence was introduced in an effort to show that the mother was guilty of immoral conduct, but Judge Ryan declared that the evidence only showed that the mother had been indiscreet and that the mother is the natural custodian of a child and should be given the preference, unless she is plainly unfit.
  • 08 Dec 1925 Claiming that his wife married him only to get a home, after she had been injured in an accident, and that he had been forced to pay her doctor bills, Paul Miller, 52, yesterday filed suit for a divorce in superior court from Mrs. Ruth Miller, 57, whom he days he married about a month ago. She has told him that she does not love him, he charges, and that the third day after they married she became dissatisfied and informed him as well as neighbors that she would not live with him long. Later, while he was at work, she packed her belongings and left, it is stated in the complaint.
  • 08 Dec 1925 Mrs. Violet Miller, New Haven avenue, charges her husband, Calvin Raymond Miller, has falsely accused her of associating with other men, has failed to properly provide for her, and has an ungovernable temper, in a complaint for divorce filed yesterday. She asks that her former name of Violet Fisher be restored. They married April 11, 1920 and separated November 20, 1925.
  • 08 Dec 1925 Mrs. Neva Merkel charges Donald A. Merkel with constantly nagging and finding fault with her and with striking her in a divorce complaint filed yesterday in superior court. She states that they separated December 5, after three years of married life.
  • 08 Dec 1925 Frank L. Jones was granted a divorce from Clair A. Jones, whom he married September 17, 1912, on charged that his wife refused to cook his meals or do the washing and called him vile names. The wife was given the custody of their child and allowed $633 alimony.
  • 08 Dec 1925 On testimony that his wife associated with other men, called him vile names and left him, Valice B. Ormsby was granted a divorce from Lofa Ormsby yesterday. The custody of their child was given to Sarah Emmons of Rochester, Ind. They married April 18, 1923 and separated March 9, 1925.
  • 08 Dec 1925 A divorce was granted to Mrs. Dora McAtee from Donald McAtee on a complaint of failure to provide yesterday. The custody of two sons was awarded Mrs. McAtee. They married November 22, 1922 and separated June 20, 1924.
  • 08 Dec 1925 The divorce suit of Lewis Bratton against Mrs. Hazel Bratton was dismissed yesterday in superior court by Judge Ryan on a motion of the plaintiff.
  • 10 Dec 1925 Mrs. Bessie Smith was granted a divorce yesterday from James Smith by Judge Charles J. Ryan in superior court on charges that the husband had failed to provide for her, and she was forced to seek work, that he was quarrelsome and that they had separated two or three times before the last estrangement. Her maiden name of Bessie Kaylor was restored. They married December 28, 1919 and separated February 28, 1925 she stated.
  • 11 Dec 1925 Claiming that his wife has called him a “slob,” that she is vicious in her conduct, goes out nights to dances and leaves their children at home, Henry G. Droegemeyer yesterday filed a cross-complaint to a divorce action of his wife, Mrs Mary E. Droegemeyer, in superior court. The husband also charges that his wife has refused to live with him, told him she no longer cared for him and that she did not want to see him again. He asks the custody of their two boys, aged 20 and 12 years, claiming that they have no respect for their mother. The couple married October 28, 1904, and separated August 10 of this year.
  • 11 Dec 1925 Mrs. Kathryn Curry has filed a suit for divorce against Charles Curry, charging that ever since her marriage with Mr. Curry, June 2, 1924, and up to the time of their separation a week ago, the husband has been lazy, refused to work and that he has failed to properly provide for her and their infant baby. He has also stayed away from home a week at a time, she charges, and has often struck and chocked her. She asks besides a divorce and the custody of their baby girl that her maiden name of Kathryn Petrie be restored.
  • 11 Dec 1925 Mrs. Shearer states in her complaint that she and her husband separated in February after 18 years of married life because of his continuous cursing and swearing at her, calling her vile names in the presence of her three children by a former marriage and was otherwise cruel and inhuman in his treatment toward her. She asks that her former name of Lulu B. Flaig be restored.
  • 11 Dec 1925 A divorce decree was granted Melvin Hockensmith against Mrs. Theresa Hockensmith yesterday in superior court by Judge Charles J. Ryan on testimony of the husband that Mrs. Hockensmith has associated with other men, was away from home for days at a time and made trips under an assumed name.
  • 11 Dec 1925 After hearing evidence in the divorce case of Mrs. Gertrude Henline against Edward Henline, Clyde W. Reed, special judge, continued the case until Monday urging a reconciliation for the sake of their one-year-old boy.
  • 12 Dec 1925 Mrs. Goldie B. Cornelius, 323 East Lexington avenue asks a five-year separation from Lawrence Cornelius, the custody of their one child, aged five, and $20 a week support money during the separation. She states in the complaint that she and Mr. Cornelius were married March 4, 1920, and separated on November 4, and during their married life he has made false accusations against her, threatened her bodily harm and constantly nagged at her.
  • 12 Dec 1925 Mrs. Marie Phillips complains against Amos Phillips, whom she married in January, 1916, and separated from a few days ago, charging that he has failed to properly provide for her and their three children, has swore at her and wrongfully accused her of infidelity. She asks the custody of the children.
  • 12 Dec 1925 Clarence J. Fisher, 655 Putnam street, asks a divorce from Mrs. Ora Fisher, claiming that his wife deserted him in 1922, three years after their marriage and is now living in Virginia.
  • 12 Dec 1925 Daniel McCarthy, 331 Brackenridge street, complains against Mrs. Effie McCarthy, whom he married in 1903 and separated from December 9, charging that she abuses him and that she manifests her irascible nature so frequently that he can endure it no longer.
  • 12 Dec 1925 Mrs. Vivian Ketchum was awarded a divorce decree by Judge Ryan against George Ketchum, on charges that he is a habitual drunkard, is quarrelsome and has been the cause of several previous separations. They were married in December, 1900 and separated in October of this year.
  • 12 Dec 1925 Mrs. Margaret B. Schwartz, who was granted a divorce from Frank Schwartz, councilman, several months ago, filed a motion in superior court yesterday for an order to have the city controller pay $100 due Schwartz into court for her benefit. She was granted $500 alimony when the decree was awarded, together with $10 a week for support. He has paid only $40, she alleges, and has left the state, taking employment in Detroit.
  • 13 Dec 1925 Alleging that her husband is lazy and indolent, that he worked but three weeks since October and that she has been obliged to keep roomers and boarders in order to maintain herself and assist in maintaining him.
  • 13 Dec 1925 Mrs. Gladys Snyder, 197 Harrison street, a bride of four months, yesterday filed suit for a divorce from Clifford Snyder. She also complains that the husband has made false accusation against her, curses and swears at her, is constantly nagging at her and is not satisfied with her housekeeping.
  • 15 Dec 1925 Oscar R. Widner charges in a cross-complaint to a divorce suit by his wife, Mrs. Della Widner, whom he lived with but two months, that she was negligent in her household duties, permitted food to spoil in the table and preferred to “gad about” rather than to take care of their home. He adds that within two weeks after they married in August, 1925, she brought her aged father to live with them and shortly after he had procured clothing and other necessities for him, both he and his daughter left. The wife also cursed and called him vile names in the presence of her infant daughter by a former marriage and threw his clothing and bedclothing out into the yard.
  • 15 Dec 1925 Walter R. Spoonseller, of Monroeville asks a decree against Mrs. Wilma H. Sponseller and the custody of their two children, charging that his wife has associated indiscriminately with other men around Monroeville for the past five years. The separated December 13, after 11 years’ married life.
  • 15 Dec 1925 Mrs. Flossie S. Putt, 1030 Swinney avenue, charges Roy A. Putt with being a habitual drunkard, failure to support and with cursin and swearing at her in a divorce complaint. They were married December 23, 1911 and separated December 12, 1925.
  • 15 Dec 1925 Special Judge Clyde Reed granted Mrs. Gertrude Henline a divorce from Edward Henline and gave her the custody of a baby boy, despairing of effecting a reconciliation which he urged last week to make a home for the baby. She charged that the husband has cursed her and had caused her bodily injury by shaking her and other mistreatment. They separated in September after living together two years.
  • 15 Dec 1925 Mrs. Winifred Harber, plaintiff in a divorce action against Oscar J. Harber, won a decree on charges that her husband had failed to provide for her and had been the cause of previous divorce suits being filed. Judge Ryan also restored her former name of Winifred McCullough. They lived together from February 3, 1923 to September 25, 1925.
  • 15 Dec 1925 Mrs. Elizabeth Burns complained that her husband, James Burns whom she married in March, 1902 and separated from September 15 of this year, is a habitual drunkard, has threatened to kill her and has made false accusations against her. She was awarded a divorce and given the custody of their three minor children by Judge Charles J. Ryan.
  • 15 Dec 1925 Judge Ryan granted a divorce to Gustave R. Mangels, who claimed that his wife, Mrs. Esther I. Mangels, whom he married in May, 1903 and separated from in June, 1912 had refused to live with him.
  • 15 Dec 1925 Russell McCord was awarded a decree from Mrs. Mary May McCord in testimony that his wife left with another man last July after two years married life.
  • 16 Dec 1925 Alleging that her husband is frequently away from home for days at a time and on one occasion was away for three months, Mrs. Frieda M. Roebuck, 158 West Fourth street, filed suit for divorce yesterday in superior court. She also claims that he has failed to properly provide for her and their three children and she has been force to seek employment for the necessities of life, that he quarrels and nags at her, has cursed her and struck her. She asks the custody of the children. They were married October 5, 1914 and separated December 6.
  • 16 Dec 1925 Homer E. Campbell, 2129 Broadway asks a divorce decree from Mrs. Campbell in a complaint filed in superior court yesterday, charging that his wife has a violent temper and flies into fits of rage and is rough in her conduct. She also curses and swears at him, he complains. They married in 1903 and separated yesterday.
  • 16 Dec 1925 Mrs. Estella Mallinson was given a divorce from William Mallinson and her former name of Estella Bogardus restored. She stated they married March 20, 1924 and separated April 1, 1925, and that he filed to provide for her, was cruel to her and admitted associating with other women.
  • 16 Dec 1925 Sylvester Tharpe was awarded a divorce from Grace May Tharpe on charges that his wife associated with other men and two years ago abandoned him. He was given the custody of their four children. They married in December, 1912.
  • 18 Dec 1925 Howard M. Hobbs, rural route No. 11, a former representative in the state legislature, filed suit for divorce in superior court yesterday against Mrs. Muriel J. Hobbs, alleging in a short complaint that she abandoned him in September, 1924. They married in 1908, it is stated.
  • 19 Dec 1925 A divorce decree and $1,000 alimony is asked by Mrs. Mayme Brubaker against Harvey Brubaker in a complaint filed yesterday in superior court, in which she charges that her husband, whom she married July 16, 1904, and separated from August 1, 1925, is easily angered and refused to talk to her for weeks at a time. She also claims that he struck and choked her, called her vile and indecent names and for over a year has filed to properly provide for her. She asks the custody of the one of their four children which is under age.
  • 19 Dec 1925 Mrs. Nellie M. Allen, 1164 Glasgow avenue, entered suit for a divorce yesterday from James H. Allen, claiming that her husband has refused to be seen in public with her and their son or to accompany them to places of entertainment. They married July 17, 1917 and separated December 10. She asks the custody of their minor child.
  • 19 Dec 1925 Mrs. Clara Campbell, defendant to a divorce complaint by Homer E. Campbell, yesterday filed a cross-complaint in superior court, alleging that her husband is continually finding fault with her and has threatened to do her bodily harm. They were married January 16, 1923 and separated December 15, 1925, the cross-action states.
  • 20 Dec 1925 Mrs. Audrey Baldwin was granted a divorce from Frank Baldwin yesterday in superior court when she told Judge Charles J. Ryan that her husband spent his money on other women and was away from home every night and acted as if he cared nothing for her.
  • 20 Dec 1925 Mrs. Susan Mock was granted a divorce from Ray Mock. It is the second divorce for the same couple. Hoping to make a success of a second start at matrimony last September they remarried, but lived together only one month.
  • 20 Dec 1925 Mrs. Clara Torok was divorced from Peter Torok. The plaintiff told the court that her husband associated with other women.
  • 20 Dec 1925 Mrs. Sarah M. Hart, 2425 Broadway, filed suit for a divorce from Andrew J. Hart, alleging that he continually scolded her and found fault with her.
  • 22 Dec 1925 Mrs. Edith Current, 2203 Pauline street, yesterday filed suit for divorce from Harvey Current, charging that he curses and swears at her, is continually quarreling and nagging at her and has a violent temper, having threatened to kill her on several occasions. He also has accused her falsely of infidelity, the compliant states. They married January 20, 1923 and separated several days ago. She asks the custody of a boy.
  • 22 Dec 1925 Complaining that never during their married life has the husband provided properly for her, has never established a home of their own and that she was forced to live with his parents.
  • 22 Dec 1925 Mrs. Pansey Bender, 120 East Berry street, filed suit for a divorce yesterday from Preston Blender, whom she married in June, 1924 and separated from December 18.
  • 22 Dec 1925 Mrs. Margaret Swain, 2820 South Barr street, complains in a divorce suit filed yesterday that her husband, Harold F. Swain has a violent temper and often flies into a rage, threatening her life. He has also failed to provide the proper support for her and their two children, she claims. She asks the custody of the children. They were married in May 1919 and separated yesterday.
  • 22 Dec 1925 Arthur Louis Custer, 1226 Delta Avenue, asks a divorce from Mrs. Alice Esther Custer in a suit filed in superior court yesterday, stating that they married five years ago and that the wife abandoned him and their minor child in August, 1924, because of her desire to be free to associate with whom she pleased and go whenever she liked. She was also quarrelsome and associated with other men, he complains. He asks the custody of the child, which is now in his care.
  • 22 Dec 1925 Alleging failure to provide and that the husband deserted her in January, 1923, after a month’s married life, Mrs. Jessie Brewer, 807 Edgewater avenue, entered a suit for divorce yesterday against Albert Brewer.
  • 22 Dec 1925 Mrs. Virginia Wilson was granted a divorce from Edward Wilson on testimony that in August, 1923, seven months after they were married, the husband left her and has never returned. Her former name of Virginia Hicks was restored.
  • 22 Dec 1925 Homes A. Sipe was granted a divorce from Grace B. Sipe, whom he married December 13, 1920, on testimony that she refused to keep house or live with him and finally left him on May 1, 1924.
  • 22 Dec 1925 Edward Albright was awarded a divorce decree from Mrs. Elizabeth Albright on testimony that his wife refused to life with him and left him on March 11, 1921 after 15 years of married life. She was given the custody of the minor child.
  • 22 Dec 1925 The bonds of matrimony of Mrs. Kate Warren and John Warren were dissolved yesterday by Judge Ryan on complaint of the wife that her husband deserted her in March, 1910 after 21 years married life and that she has not heard from him for more than 10 years.
  • 22 Dec 1925 Mrs. Katherine Sutz won a divorce decree from Jacob Sutz on a cross-complaint, alleging that her husband, whom she married in 1901 and separated from several weeks ago, had been quarrelsome and cruel to her and called her vile names.
  • 23 Dec 1925 Alleging that his wife is selfish and would have him work in the city when he is better qualified as a farmer, Lewis Faulkner, 3424 Fairfield avenue, yesterday filed a suit for divorce against Mrs. Emma L. Faulkner in superior court. The wife is cold and indifferent toward him, has told him she no longer has any affection for him and on several occasions urged him to take his clothes and leave the house and said that she intends to get a divorce, he states in the complaint. They separated several days ago after living together 11 years.
  • 23 Dec 1925 Mrs. Jennie Koons, 208 West Main street complains in a divorce suit filed yesterday in superior court that her husband is in the habit of becoming excessively intoxicated and on such occasions is cruel, abusive and harsh with her. He has also refused to properly provide for her, she charges. They were married April 6, 191 and separated yesterday.
  • 23 Dec 1925 Judge Charles J. Ryan in superior court yesterday awarded a divorce decree to Mrs. Alice M. Loomis against Benjamin F. Loomis on testimony that during the two weeks they lived together the husband never provided a home for her and that she was compelled to provide for him. Their two weeks of married life was spent together in July of this year.
  • 23 Dec 1925 A divorce was granted Mrs. Eunice Holbert against Lewis L. Holbert and the wife was given the custody of a 2-year-old child by Judge Ryan yesterday. She stated that they married in November, 1919, and separated in October, of this year after he was sentenced to the penal farm for assaulting her.
  • 23 Dec 1925 Mrs. Namoni K. Fortenbery won a divorce decree from Robert Fortenbery, who she married in 1914 and separated from in 1921, on testimony that he failed to provide for her and deserted her without cause. She was given the custody of a minor child.
  • 23 Dec 1925 David Smith was appointed special judge to hear the divorce case of Fred W. Busche against Mary Busche by Judge Ryan in superior court yesterday on a motion for a change of venue from the judge.
  • 23 Dec 1925 The case of Mrs. Carrie E. Gibson against Arley A. Gibson for limited separation was dismissed in superior court yesterday.
  • 24 Dec 1925 Harry E. Dial, real estate broker, was refused a divorce from Mrs. Grace Marion Dial yesterday in superior court for the second time in the past 11 months. He complained that his wife came frequently to his office in the Swinney block and caused scenes by scolding, cursing and falsely accusing him. She stated that she does not want a divorce and is willing to live with him. Ira M. Snouffer, special judge denied the decree and urged them to become reconciled. They have three children, two of them minors and now living with the mother. John H. Aiken, sitting as special judge, denied Dial a divorce on his first complaint on October 22, 1924, and Dial than filed a second complaint in the following June, the trial for which was held yesterday.
  • 24 Dec 1925 Mrs. Mildred E. Snouffer asks a divorce from Eugene Snouffer in a new suit filed in superior court. She claims that her husband refused to take her out evenings but went out himself and sought amusement. They married last August and separated in September. She asks the restoration of her maiden name, Mildred Borcherding.
  • 25 Dec 1925 Russell J. Gordon, young Fort Wayne attorney, yesterday filed suit to annul a “joke marriage” in which he claims he was led into at Streater, Ill, on February 13. Gordon says he was “devoid of reason” at the time and had no intention of getting married. He said he and the girl have never lived together.
  • 29 Dec 1925 Alleging that her husband has on various occasions grabbed her and twisted her arm until she cried for help and that he has cursed and swore at her and has frequently struck and beat her, Mrs. Elizabeth Roman, 2234 Pittsburgh street, yesterday filed suit for divorce in superior court against Edward J. Roman. She also complains that the husband has neglected to provide for her and their two children, of whom she asks the custody, has associated with immoral women and leaves home for weeks at a time. They were married February 12, 1918 and separated last Saturday.
  • 29 Dec 1925 Mrs. Edna Beyerlein, Penn place asks a divorce decree from William Beyerlein in a complaint filed yesterday in superior court, charging the husband with being insanely jealous, with falsely accusing her of associating with other men and constantly nagging at her. He has refused to work sufficiently to provide for her the necessary food and clothing, she also claims. They married last August.
  • 29 Dec 1925 A divorce decree was granted yesterday by Judge Charles J. Ryan in superior court to Mrs. A. Mae Miller against Edward X. Miller, the wife was given $1,000 alimony and her former name of A. Mae Ringwalt was restored. They separated last October after less than three months’ married like, the wife complaining that he failed to provide for her and is a habitual drunkard.
  • 29 Dec 1925 A cross-complaint to the recent divorce action of Mrs. Roma R. Carter was filed yesterday in superior court by the husband, William O. Carter, alleging that the wife was grouchy, sulked most of the time and was always trying to start a quarrel. He could do nothing that would please her and even though he turned over all his earning to her she was not satisfied, he claims.
  • 30 Dec 1925 Mrs. Pearl Christensen yesterday filed suit for a divorce from Edward Christensen, alleging cruel and inhuman treatment. The plaintiff alleged that she and her husband had given marriage a fair trial and were unable to get along together.
  • 30 Dec 1925 Mrs. Anna Ginther, 2527 Fox avenue filed a cross-complaint yesterday asking a three-year separation from the bed and board of her husband, George E. Ginther and $30 a week for support. The cross complaint says her husband is worth more than $25,000 and is able to support her. The couple married two years ago. He was 65 years old at the time and she was 50. Mrs. Ginther claims that their lives have become intolerable because of quarrels and strife.
  • 31 Dec 1925 Mrs. Blanch Byrd was granted a divorce from Raymond Byrd in superior court yesterday by Judge Charles J. Ryan on testimony that the husband has associated with other women, is a habitual drunkard and is cruel to her. They separated last September after five years of married life.
  • 31 Dec 1925 A cross-complaint to a divorce action brought by her husband, George E. Ginther, was filed yesterday in superior court by Mrs. Anna Ginther, 2627 Fox avenue. She states that during their two years of married life such continual quarreling and constant strife has existed to render their living together intolerable. She asks that she be granted a three year separation, during which time the husband be ordered to pay her $30 a week for her support.
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