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1930

Fort Wayne Journal Gazette


  • 01 Jan 1930 Charging that her husband, Ralph Rentschler stirred up such constant strife that for them to live together was rendered intolerable, Mrs. Eva C. Rentschler sued for limited separation in superior court No. 1 yesterday. The couple married on October 29, 1929 and the separation took place on December 29.
  • 01 Jan 1930 Mrs. Nellie Davis filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1, her complaint alleging that her husband, Henry M. Davis failed to provide for her and that he was recently convicted of vehicle taking. Wedded October 29, 1928 they separated March 4, 1929.
  • 01 Jan 1930 Suit for divorce from his wife, Mrs. Viola E. Christopher on grounds of alleged incompatibility was filed in superior court No.1 by David L. Christopher. Married in 1926, the litigants separated December 26, 1929.
  • 03 Jan 1930 Claiming that her husband, Herman Huffman had called her "names" in the presence of other's, cursed her and threatened to strike her, Mrs. Mabel Huffman filed suit for divorce, $1,000 alimony and $10 weekly for support of her minor child, in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Wedded in 1924, the couple separated yesterday. Mrs. Huffman's complaint further asserted that she had to work in order to support her child and herself.
  • 03 Jan 1930 Mrs. Helen Carpino's charges of cruelty won for her a divorce in superior court No. 1, from Anthony Carpino, who she alleged has struck her. It was also stated that the couple had separated on several occasions, the last time being October 13, 1929. They mar red in 1923. Custody of a minor child was awarded by agreement to the defendant.
  • 03 Jan 1930 Warren F. Lock was awarded a divorce from Mrs. Louise Lock in superior court No. 1, on his testimony that she had falsely accused him and nagged at him. Married in 1920, they separated November 1, 1929. Mrs. Lock was given custody of their minor child, and Lock was ordered to pay $5 weekly for its support.
  • 03 Jan 1930 Mrs. Ruth Borrer sued Way Borrer for divorce in superior court No. 1, averring that he had cursed her and made false accusations concerning her. Their marriage was contracted in June, 1928, the separation taking place, December 31, 1929.
  • 03 Jan 1930 Mrs. Minnie Price filed suit in superior court No. 2 for a two-year limited separation from Chester Price, charging that he had struck her and called her "names". Married in 1921, they separated last month.
  • 03 Jan 1930 The suit of Mrs. Mary Pethtel against John Pethtel, for divorce was dismissed in superior court No. 2 on motion of the plaintiff.
  • 04 Jan 1930 Alleging that his wife, Mrs. Irma Kissinger, deserted him while he was working on a farm, leaving him to perform not only the farm work but the household duties as well, Elam Kissinger filed a cross-complaint for divorce yesterday in an action instituted by her in superior court No.1. Married in 1920, the couple separated October 6, 1929. Kissinger's cross-complaint alleged that the wife has been extravagant, spending "practically all" of his earning "and then complaining to him because he could not supply her with more money." The cross-complaint further charged that the wife nagged at her husband, found fault with him and claimed to be dissatisfied with her life with him.
  • 05 Jan 1930 Alleging that her husband, Harry F. Deuter had ridiculed her and made fun of her, "calling her a dumb-bell, ignorant fool and other similar names," Mrs. Helen M. Deuter sued him for divorce and $10,000 alimony in circuit court yesterday. Married in 1923, they separated January 3, 1930. Mrs. Deuter further charged that on occasions during the past year her spouse has come home and failed to speak to her and that he has told her that he no longer cared for her. She asked that she be granted custody of their two children and awarded $25 weekly as support.
  • 05 Jan 1930 Mrs. Mary Anna Doermer filed suit in superior court No. 1 for divorce from Henry P. Doermer, Sr. averring that he cursed, abused and struck her and created strife. They married in 1911 and separated January 2, 1930. Mrs. Doermer sought custody of her children and asked for $20 per week as alimony.
  • 05 Jan 1930 Suit for divorce, $5,000 alimony and custody of her minor child was instituted in circuit court by Mrs. Leone L. Peddicord against James S. Peddicord, who she charged, scolded her and found fault with her and stayed out nights without advising her of his whereabouts. They married in 1927 and separated November 15, 1929.
  • 05 Jan 1930 Mrs. Clara J. Sumney was granted a divorce from Clement R. Sumney, in superior court No. 2 on her charges that the defendant had quarreled with and nagged at her and failed to provide. Her former name, Clara J. Fritz was restored. Wedded in 1925, they separated September 8, 1929.
  • 07 Jan 1930 Mrs. Nellie Bovine alleged that her husband, Harry Bovine had failed to provide for her during a period of more than two years and that she had been compelled to work. Married in 1926, they separated last year. Mrs. Bovine was awarded a divorce and custody of her minor child, and Bovine was ordered to pay $5 per week as maintenance.
  • 07 Jan 1930 Testimony that her husband, Martin Gumbert had mistreated the children and herself and that he failed to provide and left her without cause won a divorce for Mrs. Edna Gumbert. The wife was given custody of the children and Gumbert was directed to pay $10 weekly for their support. They married in 1924 and separated July 22, 1929.
  • 07 Jan 1930 Mrs. Mildred Kiefer was given a divorce from Alfred C. Kiefer on her charges that he had failed to provide. Mrs. Kiefer was awarded custody of her child and Kiefer was ordered to pay $20 weekly as maintenance.
  • 07 Jan 1930 Pending the testimony of residence witnesses, Mrs. Christine Springer was awarded a divorce from Ervin L. Springer, who she charged cursed her and was guilty of cruelty and failure to provide. Wedded in 1920 the litigants separated November 4, 1929. Mrs. Springer was given custody of her three children and Springer was ordered to pay $10 weekly for their support.
  • 07 Jan 1930 Married December 4, 1929 and separated January 3, 1930, according to the complaint, Mrs. Opal Rhodes filed suit for divorce from Claude H. Rhodes in superior court No. 1. Mrs. Rhoads charged that her husband created such constant strife that for them to live together was intolerable, that he used profanity, abused her and deserted her January 3.
  • 08 Jan 1930 Married, according to her complaint, last Friday, January 3, Mrs. Helen L. Ryan filed suit for divorce from Patrick J. Ryan in superior court No. 1 yesterday. The litigants, it was stated, separated yesterday. Mrs. Ryan's action averred that it is impossible for her to live with her husband because of incompatibility.
  • 08 Jan 1930 Mrs. Mary Best was granted a divorce from Daniel L. Best in superior court No. 1, on her charges that her husband had failed to support her properly and been guilty of cruelty. They married in 1924 and separated April 1, 1928. Mrs. Best's former name, Mary Miller was restored.
  • 08 Jan 1930 Asserting that his wife, Mrs. Katherine Hodson, had "told him she hated the ground he walked on," Joseph Hodson sued for divorce in superior court No.1. Wedded in 1923, they separated in May, 1929. Hodson furthers charged that his wife quarreled with him and falsely accused him of associating with other women. In May 1929, she left him and he has not heard from her since that time.
  • 08 Jan 1930 Suit for divorce and $5,000 alimony was filed in superior court No.1 by Mrs. Erma S Neuman against Leo J. Neuman, who she charged, struck her and called her names and failed to provide substantially for her and their two children, custody of whom she seeks. Married in 1914, they separated yesterday.
  • 08 Jan 1930 Roy H. Pierce sued Mrs. Olive Pierce for divorce in superior court No. 2, alleging that she nagged at and quarreled with him and associated with other men. Their marriage was contracted in 1918 and they separated in May 1924.
  • 08 Jan 1930 Mrs. Ethel Litsey filed suit against her husband, Aden Litsey in superior court No. 1, for divorce and $1,000 alimony, asserting that he was responsible for creation of constant strife and that he had failed to provide reasonably. They married in 1923 and separated November 3, last year.
  • 08 Jan 1930 Mrs. Christine Springer was given a divorce from Ervin L. Springer in superior court No. 1.
  • 08 Jan 1930 Suit of Mrs. Helen M. Deuter against Harry F. Deuter, for divorce was dismissed on motion of the plaintiff in circuit court.
  • 09 Jan 1930 Alleging that his wife, Mrs. Lucile Hemrick nagged at and found fault with him during their married life, Homer Clyde Hemrick filed suit for divorce in superior court No.1 yesterday. Hemrick's compliant averred that "living together is unbearable." Married March 6, 1920, the couple separated December 31.
  • 09 Jan 1930 David William Baxter filed a motion in superior court No. 1 asking for dismissal of the petition of his former wife, Mrs. Alice Baxter, to reopen their divorce case. She seeks to have the case reopened so that she may make a plea for alimony, Claiming that she was not formally notified of the divorce proceedings until after the decree had been granted. A number of grounds for dismissal of the petition were cited by Baxter, among them being the assertion the no fraud as alleged in the petition for reopening the case.
  • 10 Jan 1930 Alleging that her husband, Olin Sebring cut her with a knife on one occasion and at other times struck and beat her and threatened to take her life, Mrs. Lillian Sebring filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. The couple married March 23, 1929, and separated December 29. Mrs. Sebring asked that she be granted custody of her minor child.
  • 10 Jan 1930 Mrs. Ethel Koback sued for divorce from Benjamin Koback to whom she was married November 31, 1929 and from whom she separated December 20. He told her he did not care for her and left her twice during the period they lived together, the complaint averred.
  • 10 Jan 1930 Mrs. Marie Dye was granted an annulment of her marriage to Cecil A. Dye in superior court No. 1. Because of alleged false representations, it was charged the wife left her husband almost immediately after their marriage December 10, 1928
  • 10 Jan 1930 Arthur Martin filed suit for divorce from Mrs. Dester Martin in superior court No. 2, asserting that she cursed him and called him names and created strife. Wedded in 1926, they separated January 7, 1930.
  • 11 Jan 1930 Charging that her husband, Edward Badger, "gambled and squandered his earnings," Mrs. Nora Badger filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Wedded in 1917, the Badgers separated November 14, 1929. Mrs. Badger further alleged that her mate had associated with other women and told her to get a divorce, "that he had someone else he cared more for." She sought restoration of her former name, Nora Shaffer.
  • 11 Jan 1930 Mrs. Mathilda M. Wolf sued in superior court No. 2 for divorce from Carl J. Wolf, asserting that he had failed to provide necessities of life for her during a period of two years and that she had been forced to work and earn her own support. Married in 1919, they separated January 1, 1930.
  • 11 Jan 1930 Suit of Mrs. Fern Arnett against Joseph Arnett for divorce was dismissed on motion of the plaintiff in superior court No. 2.
  • 12 Jan 1930 Charging that his wife, Mrs. Delianna Ripke made threats against him when he declined to deed her one-half interest in his property, Frederick Ripke of Woodburn filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married December 6, 1929, the principals separated this month. Ripke alleged that when he refused to turn over half his property, within a few days after the marriage, his wife "threatened to brain him and stated that she intended to give him such a beating as he never has."
  • 12 Jan 1930 Wilbur Mathews instituted an action in superior court No. 1 for divorce from Mrs. Farry Mathews, charging that she was guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment and "created such constant strife that live together as husband and wife was intolerable." They married in 1927 and separated in December, 1928
  • 12 Jan 1930 Asserting that her husband Conrad Roembke, Sr. nagged at and quarreled with her, and failed to make proper provisions for her support, Mrs. Lena Roembke instituted an action for a two-year separation from bed and board, in superior court No. 1. Wedded in 1924, the couple separated Jan 2, 1930. There is one child, born April 30, 1925. The complaint states that the defendant is a man 73 years of age and cannot care for nor properly rear a child of this age. Mrs. Roembke sought custody of the child, and asked that she be granted a sum of $50 weekly as maintenance.
  • 12 Jan 1930 Mrs. Gladys Clark was awarded a divorce from Robert Clark and $500 alimony in superior court No. 2 on charges that he struck her, drank and associated with other women. Custody of a minor child was vested by Charles and Clara Clark, grandparents.
  • 14 Jan 1930 Alleging that her husband, James B. Hileman occasionally frequented dance halls with other women and sometime stayed away from home all night, Mrs. Esther Hileman sued for divorce in superior court No. 2. Wedded in 1920, the Hilemans separated January 11, 1930. There are two children, aged 8 and 2, custody of whom is sought by Mrs. Hileman, who also asks for $20 per week as maintenance.
  • 14 Jan 1930 Mrs. Ethel Childers, in action for divorce from Francis A. Childers, averred that he frequently absented himself from their home for days and weeks at a time, failing to provide for her during such periods. He occasionally inflicted physical injury on her, she claimed. On November 23, 1929, he removed his personal property from their home and left her without any means of support. They married in September 21, 1928
  • 14 Jan 1930 Mrs. Delight Burden was granted a divorce in superior court No. 1 from her husband, Everett Burden, whom she charged with cruelty and associating with other women. Her former name, Delight Casey was restored. Married in 1918, they separated in March, 1928.
  • 14 Jan 1930 Charging that her mate, Leo Baldwin failed to provide, compelling her to work for wages in order to support herself, Mrs. Ruby Baldwin filed suit for divorce and restoration of her former name, Ruby Smith, in superior court No. 1. They married February 10, 1929 and separated November 25.
  • 14 Jan 1930 Mrs. Darlena Austin, suing for divorce in superior court No. 2, averred that her husband, Russell E. Austin failed to furnish her with clothing, food or home and that he left her and went to Detroit. Their marriage was contracted in 1926, the separation taking plaice February 20, 1928. Mrs. Austin asked that her name be restored to Darlena J. Clark.
  • 14 Jan 1930 Allegation that his wife, Mrs. Esabelle Hamilton falsely accused him of being in the company of other women and that she one "drew a gun" on him and also threatened to do him "great bodily harm with an ax," were embodied in a cross-complaint for divorce filed in superior court No. 2 by Leonard a. Hamilton. Hamilton, who is defendant in a action instituted by Mrs. Hamilton, further claimed that his wife, on various occasions ordered him "to go from his home without any cause." They married in 1925 and separated May 25, 1929.
  • 15 Jan 1930 Her husband, Oliver S. Petry "cursed her and shook her, told her he did not love her and that she should get a divorce, that he would not live with her any longer," Mrs. Clara M. Petry averred in a complaint for divorce filed yesterday in superior court No.1. Married in 1915, the Petrys separated January 14, 1930. There is a child 11, custody of whom is sought by Mrs. Petry.
  • 15 Jan 1930 Mrs. Georgia Firks sought dissolution of her matrimonial ties to Robert Firks in superior court No.1, charging that he repeatedly beat and struck her and called her vile names. They married October 23, 1928 and separated last September.
  • 15 Jan 1930 Mrs. Iva Irene Cronier in a suit for divorce from James Cronier in superior court No. 1, alleged that he denied her "the absolute right of her own home and insisted that another woman might occupy the home with them, whereby constant friction and strife resulted." The Croners married October 10, 1928 and separated about January 13, 1930. Mrs. Cronier asked that she be granted custody of her child, 10 months old, and requested $10 per week from her husband as maintenance.
  • 15 Jan 1930 Charging that her husband, Lige Zimmerman, who it was said, is also known was Walter Zimmerman, abandoned her, failed to provide and "constantly harassed her." Mrs. Grace Meredith Zimmerman sued for divorce in superior court No. 1. Wedded in March 18, 1927, the Zimmerman's separated about January 1, 1928. The plaintiff, it was said, pleaded guilty in city court Thursday to a charge of bigamy and was given a suspended sentence by Judge Bert A. Fagan. She married Toshkoff, believing that she had been freed from her marriage to Zimmerman, it was claimed.
  • 16 Jan 1930 Deryll Dunbar in suit for divorce from his wife, Mrs. Bessie Dunbar, filed in superior court No. 1, alleged that she deserted him in 1923. They married in 1919.
  • 16 Jan 1930 Seeking dissolution of her marriage ties to Earl Lydikesen, Mrs. Geraldine Lydiksen filed suit in superior court No. yesterday. She averred that he deserted her the same year of their marriage which was contracted April 16, 1925. The mother seeks custody of her child, now 3.
  • 16 Jan 1930 Mrs. Emma A. Dettling was awarded a decree terminating her marriage to Eugene Dettling in superior court No. 1 yesterday. She charged he was cruel and abusive, called her vile names and struck her at various times. Married in 1916 they separated November 13, 1929. Custody of the children, aged 10 and 12 years, was given to the mother and Dettling was charged with their support.
  • 16 Jan 1930 Testifying that they had separated twice and that the defendant had been quarrelsome and made false accusations against her, Mrs. Edith Pennington was given a divorce from her husband, Charles Pennington in superior court No. 1. Wedded in 1925, they separated September 25, 1929.
  • 17 Jan 1930 Averring that her husband, John Pethtel habitually used intoxicating liquor during the months immediately prior to their separation, making it necessary for her to work, Mrs. Mary Pethtel sued for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. They married in 1919 and separated December 20, 1929.
  • 17 Jan 1930 Mrs. Grace Cox was given a divorce from James D. Cox, who she charged struck and beat her in superior court No. 1. Married in 1921, they separated in May, 1928. Custody of the two children, aged 5 and 2 was awarded to the mother.
  • 17 Jan 1930 Mrs. Mary Leprie was decreed a divorce from Adolph Leprie, whom she accused of cruelty and failure to provide in superior court No. 1. Their marriage was contracted August 30, 1928 and they separated last year. Mrs. Leprie was given custody of her minor child, 7 months old.
  • 19 Jan 1930 Asserting that his wife, Mrs. Thelma Lamay abandoned him and refused to live with him, James L. Lemay filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Married in 1926, the Lamays separated November 27, 1927. Lamay's complaint alleged that he had, on various occasions, requested Mrs. Lamay to live with him, but that she informed him that she preferred to live with her parents.
  • 19 Jan 1930 Mrs. Mary Bickel was granted a decree of divorce from Roscoe Beckel in superior court No. 1, on her charge that the defendant had been guilty of cruel treatment and failed to provide. Her former name, Mary Whistler was ordered restored.
  • 21 Jan 1930 Alleging that her husband, Elijah Saylor, one stabbed her in the arm with a pocketknife and that on January 18, the date of their separation, he threatened to kill her with a stove poker and a hammer, Mrs. Margaret Saylor sued for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. They married in 1919. There are also four children, aged 9, 7, 5 and 4. Mrs. Saylor charged in her complaint that Saylor failed to provide for the children and that the Board of Children's Guardians took three of them away. He compliant further alleged, that the defendant "spends most of his money for moonshine and homebrew, instead of supporting his family."
  • 21 Jan 1930 Mrs. Mildred More, in action for divorce from William C. More, instituted in superior court No.1, averred that he beat and struck her at various times and "threatened to inflict serious bodily injuries upon her." Wedded in October, 1929 they separated January 18.
  • 21 Jan 1930 Mrs. Isabella Hamilton was granted a divorce from Leonard A. Hamilton in superior court No. 2 on her allegations that the defendant had associated with other women and failed to provide. A cross-complaint entered by Hamilton was withdrawn. The couple married in 1926.
  • 22 Jan 1930 Charging that his wife, Mrs. Elizabeth A. Glaesman, was guilty of desertion, Rudolph A. Glaesman was awarded a decree of divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. The couple married in February, 1895 and the separation took place in May, 1917. Glaesman alleged that his wife had abandoned him without cause.
  • 22 Jan 1930 Mrs. Velma Van Osdale was also given a divorce from her husband, Percy Van Osdale, in superior court No. 1 on her testimony that he had slapped her and committed other acts of cruelty and that they had separated prior to their final separation in June 1928. They married in 1924. Mrs. Van Osdale's former name, Velma Volz was restored.
  • 22 Jan 1930 Mrs. Mary U. Nebehy filed suit in superior court No. 1 for separation from bed and board for two years from her husband, Paul Nebehy, and an allowance of $50 per week for support of herself and their foster son, 6. Mrs. Nebehy's complaint averred that she and her husband have "constantly and continuously quarreled and argued with each other," that he has cursed and sworn at her and struck, beaten and kicked her. Their marriage was contracted in 1918.
  • 24 Jan 1930 Mrs. Gracia A. White alleged that her mate, Orvie E. White, was guilty of cruelty, Habitual intoxication and failure to provide. They married in 1906 and separated in July, last year. Mrs. White's former name, Gracia Thurston was restored.
  • 24 Jan 1930 Mrs. Ethel Bottoff accused her husband, Frank Bottoff of cruelty, associating with other women and failure to provide. The judgement was entered on Mrs. Bottoff's cross-complaint in superior court No. 1. Her name was restored to Ethel Hanna. They wedded April 7, 1928 and separated April 3, 1929.
  • 24 Jan 1930 Asserting that her husband, David H. Saiter created such constant strife during their married life that living together as husband and wife was intolerable, Mrs. Isabelle Saiter filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1.
  • 24 Jan 1930 Divorce action of Mrs. Mary G. Nebehy against Paul Nebehy was dismissed in superior court No. 1.
  • 25 Jan 1930 Alleging that his wife, Mrs. Helen Smith called him names, deserted him three different times and failed to take care of his home and prepare his meals, Joseph Smith filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married in 1927, they separated last year. Smith asked that he be granted custody of his minor child.
  • 25 Jan 1930 Mrs. Ann Dornte sued her husband, Herbert S. Dornte for limited separation from be and board and custody of her, child, averring that the defendant associated with other women, drank and failed to provide for her in superior court No. 1. They married in 1927 and separated Thursday.
  • 25 Jan 1930 James L. Jackson filed an action for divorce from his wife, Mrs. Laura Jackson, claiming that she abandoned him in superior court No. 1. Their marriage was contracted in 1908 and they separated December 26, 1928.
  • 26 Jan 1930 Charging that her husband, George E. Congdon has deserted her and failed to provide, Mrs. Thelma Congdon was granted a decree for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married in 1923, the Congdon's separated in 1927. There is one child, 3, whose custody was given to Mrs. Congdon. Congdon was ordered to pay $30 monthly for support of the child.
  • 28 Jan 1930 Alleging that her husband, Delbert Noyer, "called her names, cursed and swore at her, telling her to take off her wedding ring, take her clothes and get ou." Mrs. Mary Mary Noyer, Waynedale, dues for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married May 25, 1929, the litigants separated January 26, 1930. Mrs. Noyer further charged that her mate falsely accused her of infidelity and failed to provide a home for her. She asked for restoration of her former name, Mary Smith.
  • 28 Jan 1930 Seeking a divorce from Pathos Eagleye, Mrs. Esther Eagleye averred that he cursed and swore at her, requested her to leave their home, squandered his earnings on gambling and on numerous occasions became drunk. They married in 1924 and separated this month. Mrs. Eagleye sought restoration of her former name, Esther Burr.
  • 28 Jan 1930 Nick Resiner in suit for divorce from Mrs. Elizabeth Resiner, accused her of striking him in the presence of others, "to his great chagrin, humiliation and mental distress." Wedded September 28, 1929 they separated December 23.
  • 28 Jan 1930 Edward Lutz, suing Mrs. Alice Lutz for divorce, alleged that she falsely accused him of associating with other women and that she failed to cook meals for him and do the housework. The marriage was contracted in 1918, the separation taking place January 22, 1930.
  • 28 Jan 1930 Edward Lutz, suing Mrs. Alice Lutz for divorce alleged that she falsely accused him of associating with other women and that she failed to cook meals for him and do the housework. The marriage was contracted in 1918, the separation taking place January 22, 1930.
  • 28 Jan 1930 Allegations of cruel and inhuman treatment and failure to provide properly were made the basis of a divorce action filed by Mrs. Alice G. Hockemeyer against Lawrence F. Hockemeyer. Wedded in 1926, the parties separated in June, last year.
  • 28 Jan 1930 Warren Opliger, Washington township filed suit for divorce from Mrs. Josephine Opliger, claiming that she deserted him on or about February 20, 1926. They married in 1924.
  • 28 Jan 1930 Charging that her husband, Leo H. Jackson had falsely accused her of associating with strange men, but the he had associated with other women, Mrs. Edna Jackson filed a cross-complaint for divorce in the action begun by him in superior court No. 1. They married May 10, 1928 and separated December 1, 1928. Mrs. Jackson further averred that she had to work in order to buy necessary clothing for herself. She asked for restoration of her former name.
  • 28 Jan 1930 Testifying that her husband, William J. Blake had failed to provide during a period of three years, Mrs. Luella Blake was granted A divorce in superior court No. 1. The wife's former name, Luella Ivory was restored. The couple married in 1915 and the separation took place November 4, 1929.
  • 28 Jan 1930 The divorce action of Mrs. Iva Irene Cronier against James Cronier was dismissed in superior court No. 1.
  • 29 Jan 1930 Alleging that her husband, Isaac Smith gave her $1 in four years and that he deserted her and associated with other women, Mrs. Elizabeth Smith was granted a divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. The marriage was contracted in 1916. Mrs. Smith's former name, Elizabeth Burlage was restored.
  • 29 Jan 1930 Mrs. Marion Edsall in action for divorce from her husband, Frank Edsall filed in superior court No. 1, averred that he had frequently called her vile and indecent names, threatened to do her bodily injury, struck her on two different occasions and ordered her to leave their home. Married in 1917, they separated yesterday. Mrs. Edsall asked that she be granted custody of her minor children.
  • 29 Jan 1930 Asserting that her mate, Clyde S. Root, "told her that he had no money for her; that it required all his earning to care for himself," Mrs. Lena Root instituted an action in superior court No. 2 for a two-year limited separation. They married in 1927 and separated October 1, 1929. Mrs. Root's complaint further charged that Root had requested her to get a divorce, saying that he was tired of married life. She asked for $15 weekly as maintenance.
  • 30 Jan 1930 Alleging that his wife, Mrs. Josephine Smith, "had around the house on different occasions, girls who were having their dates with their fellows" and that sometimes "these girls and boys became very loud and noisy," but that when he would remonstrate with his wife about it, she would inform him it was "none of his business." Russell R. Smith sued for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Smith further averred that his spouse several time unjustly "accused him of running around with other women" and that she nagged and found fault with him. They married October 15, 1929 and separated January 18, 1930.
  • 30 Jan 1930 Mrs. Edith Starr, in action against her husband, Clarence A. Starr alleged that he associated with other woman and, without cause, quarreled with and nagged at her. They married August 24, 1920 and separated November 29.
  • 30 Jan 1930 Gus E. Kimble is suing his wife, Mrs. Lucille Kimble in superior court No. 1 for dissolution of the marital bond. He asserts that there was such constant strife that living together as husband and wife was intolerable. Wedded in 1919, they separated in June, last year. There are four children, aged 10, 8, 6 and 4, who are in the mother's custody, it was said.
  • 30 Jan 1930 Mrs. Edith Newcomer sued Harry F. Newcomer for divorce in superior court No. 1, alleging that "he has associated with women of immoral character" and been guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment toward her in other ways. Their marriage was contracted July 28, 1928 and they separated in August, 1928.
  • 31 Jan 1930 Alleging in part that her husband, Ken D. Barbour has struck and beaten her, Mrs. Violet M. Barbour filed a cross-complaint yesterday in an action pending in superior court No.1. Mrs. Barbour further charged that her husband abused her, swore at her, called her vile and indecent names and made false accusations concerning her chastity. She seeks custody of her two children.
  • 31 Jan 1930 Caryl Rinehart was granted a divorce on his cross-complaint against Mrs. Thelma Rinehart in superior court on charges of cruelty. Custody of a minor child, 5 was awarded to Mrs. Sophia Rinehart. Married in 1923, the parties separated in June, 1927.
  • 31 Jan 1930 Mrs. Mabel Martin instituted action in superior court No. 1 for divorce from Harold Martin, averring that he nagged and found fault with her to such an extent that life together became unbearable. They married July 7, 1928 and separated this month. There is one minor child, custody of whom is sought by the plaintiff.
  • 31 Jan 1930 Divorce action of Emma Burroughs against Francis Burroughs was dismissed in superior court No. 1.

  • 01 Feb 1930 Charging that her husband, William C. Crow abandoned her and is now living in Florida, Mrs. Edna Fay Crow filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married in 1911, the Crows separated December 9, 1928. Mrs. Crow seeks custody of her two children ages 17 and 14.
  • 01 Feb 1930 The divorce action of William O'Shaugneseey against Teresa O'Shaugnessey on allegation of infidelity was filed in superior court No. 1.
  • 01 Feb 1930 Mrs. Dorothy Wilkens suing her husband, Harvey Wilken for divorce in superior court No.1, alleged that he had been guilty of infidelity, had failed to provide and had not made a home for her. They married in 1926 and separated December 17, 1929. She asked for custody of her child, 8 months old.
  • 01 Feb 1930 Lorain C. Shaw, in action for divorce filed in superior court No. 1 from his wife, Mrs. Lillie M. Shaw, stated that he had not seen her since the date of their separation March 14, 1925. They married May 22, 1924. His complaint further alleged that she associated with other men, and that when he would remonstrate with her, she would quarrel with and nag at him, making life unbearable for him.
  • 01 Feb 1930 Asserting that her husband, George Saal had committed acts of cruel and inhuman treatment, Mrs. Mildred M. Saal filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1. Wedded February 21, 1929, they separated this month.
  • 01 Feb 1930 Jesse Hawkins was granted a divorce from Mrs. Lillie Hawkins in superior court No.2 on Hawkins' cross-complaint. Hawkins alleged that his wife had associated with other men. The marriage was contracted in 1908 and the parties separated in May 1929. Hawkins was ordered to pay $5 weekly to the board of children's guardians which has custody of minor children of the couple.
  • 02 Feb 1930 Charging abandonment, Charles H. Deitschel sued for divorce from Mrs. Evelyn Deitschel in superior court No. 1. The parties married in April, 1926.
  • 04 Feb 1930 Charging that his wife, Mrs. Emma S. Endsley occasionally refused to cook his meals and that she sometimes left their home for a week at a time, Harry M. Endsley filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married 1924, the parties separated December 24, 1929. There are two children, aged 3 and 5 custody of whom is sought by Endsley. He further alleged that his wife had been guilty of nagging and quarrelsomeness and that he falsely accused him of associating with other women.
  • 04 Feb 1930 Foster F.Sheller, in action for divorce from Mrs. Vern C.Sheller, avvered that she nagged at and quarreled with him, falsely accused him of associating with other women and several time left him for periods of three or four weeks and refused to live with him as his wife. They married in 1921 and separated December 2, 1929.
  • 04 Feb 1930 Mrs. Bernice Hocker was granted a divorce from Edward Hocker in superior court No. 2 on her allegation that the defendant failed to provide and got drunk. They married in 1922 and separated October 16, 1929. Mrs. Hocker was awarded custody of her child and Hocker was ordered to pay $6 weekly toward its support.
  • 04 Feb 1930 In superior court No. 1, Ralph V. Keintz was given a divorce from Mrs. Carmen V. Keintz, on allegations of cruelty and association with other men. Wedded in 1922, they separated November, 25, 1925.
  • 04 Feb 1930 Frank Fisher was awarded his freedom from Mrs. Eleanor Fisher on his testimony that she had been guilty of cruelty and false accusations. Their marriage was contacted in 1925 and they separated April 16, 1929.
  • 04 Feb 1930 Mrs. Edna Jackson won a divorce, on a cross-complaint, from Leo H. Jackson on her allegations of cruelty and failure to provide, her former name, Edna Schaefer being restored. Married May 10, 1928, they separated December 1, the same year.
  • 04 Feb 1930 Earl Munson was given a divorce from Mrs. Edith Munson on cruelty charges.
  • 05 Feb 1930 William J. Ford and his wife Mrs. Jessie May Ford filed separate suits against each other for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Both Ford and his wife sought restraining orders against each other. Married in 1925, they separated yesterday. Ford, in the divorce suit wherein he is complainant, alleged that his wife had associated with other men. Mrs. Ford, in her divorce action, charged that prior to their separation, Fort Became intoxicated on numerous occasions and slapped and beat her for no reason whatsoever.
  • 05 Feb 1930 Charging that her husband, Russell R. smith told her that he never had cared for her but that he married her for spite, Mrs. Josephine Smith filed a cross-complaint for divorce in superior court No.1. The couple was married October 15, 1929 and separated January 26, 1930. Mrs. Smith alleges that her husband has been guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment on numerous occasions and that on January 15 he gave her a beating which left marks upon her body. She also charges that Smith drinks habitually. He earns $40 a week, according to the cross-complaint. She asks $15 a week for support during the time the case is pending and $50 for attorney fees.
  • 05 Feb 1930 Obie Leggett in action to end his marriage to Mrs. Minnie Leggett in superior court No. 1, averred that she manifested a disregard for his home life and at times refused to cook his meals. They married in 1927 and separated January 1, this year.
  • 05 Feb 1930 Asserting that his wife, Mrs. Audrey David, created such constant strife that living together become intolerable. Harold David sued for divorce in superior court No. 1. Wedded in 1919, they separated in October, 1929. There are three children, ages 3, 6 and 10 years, custody of whom is sought by the mother.
  • 05 Feb 1930 Louis Strayer, seeking a divorce from his wife, Mrs. Mabel Strayer, alleged that she had been guilty of nagging and cruel treatment in his complaint filed in superior court No. 1. They married April 4, 1929 and separated November 21.
  • 06 Feb 1930 Cross-complaint for a three-year limited separation, custody of a minor child involved, and $300 per month as support was filed yesterday in superior court by Mrs. Vera G. Sheller, defendant in a divorce action filed recently by her husband, Dr. Foster F. Sheller. Mrs. Sheller's cross-complaint stated that Dr. Sheller is a dentist practicing in Fort Wayne, estimating his income from his professional services at approximately $800 a month. Married in 1921, the litigants separated last December. Mrs. Sheeler alleged in the cross-complaint that her husband occasionally struck her, remained away from home all night and returned in an intoxicated condition.
  • 06 Feb 1930 Mrs. Kathleen Sheehan sought her freedom from Timothy Sheehan on grounds of alleged desertion in superior court No. 1. They married in 1916 and separated in November, 1926. Mrs. Sheehan asked for custody of her three children, aged 13, 11 and 6.
  • 06 Feb 1930 An allegation that the defendant had associated with other women was the basis of a divorce complaint filed in superior court No. 1 by Mrs. Bertha Kourebano against George Kourebano. Wedded September 8, 1928, they separated January 20, this year.
  • 06 Feb 1930 Mrs. Ethel Gillaume sued Arden E. Gillaume for divorce in superior court No. 1, asserting that he had failed to provide properly. The marriage was contracted in 1926 and the parties separated in September, 1929.
  • 06 Feb 1930 Charging that her husband, Gerald Canfield nagged and found fault until living together became intolerable, Mrs. Helen Canfield sued for divorce in superior court No.1. She asked for the custody of her children, 3 and 4 years. They married in 1925 and separated last month.
  • 06 Feb 1930 Ellis E. Ambler in suit in superior court No. 1, to end his marriage to Mrs. Mamie Ambler, averred that she deserted him in May, 1928 without cause. They married in 1904. At various times prior to their separation, she left him and refused to tell her whereabouts, the complaint set forth.
  • 06 Feb 1930 Judge Charles J. Ryan granted Robert Orr a divorce from Mrs. Annabelle Orr in superior court No. 1, on charges of deseration. Married in 1025, the parties separated May 17, 1926.
  • 07 Feb 1930 Alleging that her husband, W. Bob Long, "has threatened to cut her throat and kill her," Mrs. Mary L. Long filed suit for divorce in superior court No.1 yesterday. Married October 6, 1929, the parties separated January 15. Mrs. Long further alleged that the defendant drank habitually and used narcotics, and that he quarreled with and nagged at her. She sought restoration of her former name.
  • 07 Feb 1930 Mrs. Edith F. Foellinger sued her husband, Walter W. Foellinger for divorce in superior court No. 1, charging that he has been guilty of abandonment. The complaint states that Foellinger, to the best of Mrs. Foellinger's knowledge, is now residing in Los Angeles, Cal. And that "she has not heard from him for a long period of time." They married December 31, 1918 and separated January 20, 1926. Mrs. Foellinger asked for $500 alimony and restoration of her former name, Edith F. Sawyer.
  • 07 Feb 1930 Cross-complaint for divorce in an action instituted by her husband, Ed Hildebrand, was entered by Mrs. Elsie Hildebrand in superior court No. 1. Wedded in 1913, the litigants separated March 14, 1928. Mrs. Hildebrand averred that her mate failed to provide her with reasonable means of support, that he associated with other women and "has spent practically all of his income in supporting and maintaining such women." She asks custody of her child, 13 and $500 alimony.
  • 07 Feb 1930 Aden Litsey filed a cross-complaint for divorce in the case brought by his wife, Mrs. Ethel Litsey, pending in superior court No. 1, charging her with cruel treatment and incompatibility.
  • 07 Feb 1930 Mrs. Adele Lopshire was given judgement against her husband, Abraham Lopshire, for $425 as support by Judge Charles J. Ryan in superior court No.1.
  • 08 Feb 1930 Her husband, Jesse Elkins caused her to become nervous, thus affecting her health. Mrs. Blanche Elkins alleged in a suit for divorce and $2,000 alimony filed yesterday in superior court No.1. Wedded Jul 26, 1929, the parties separated January 14 this year. Mrs. Elkins further asserted that her spouse has been "cold and indifferent toward her at all times" and not such a companion "as should follow by virtue of marriage." She asked for restoration of her former name, Blanche Kessler.
  • 08 Feb 1930 Mrs. Edna Mae Meyer was given her freedom from Harry J. Meyer, $3,000 alimony and custody of her two minor children in superior court No.1. Meyer was ordered to pay $20 per week for the support of the children. The litigants married in 1917 and separated November 5, 1929. Mrs. Meyer charged in part that the defendant had been guilty of cruelty and that he had told her to get a divorce.
  • 08 Feb 1930 Francis Milton Burroughs was awarded a divorce in superior court No. 1 from Mrs. Emma Burroughs and custody of children involved, on charges that the defendant had struck him and been quarrelsome. Married in 1924 they separated November 1, 1929.
  • 09 Feb 1930 Alleging that her husband, George R. Riley has threatened to kill her, Mrs. Alta Riley filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Mrs. Riley further charged in her complaint that Riley, during the past year has struck and beaten her, cursed her and called her vile names and falsely accused her of conduct unbecoming to a good wife. By his alleged conduct, her has destroyed her love and affection for him and made it impossible for her to continue to live with him. They married in 1914 and separated January 2, 1930. Mrs. Riley seeks custody of her two children, aged 13 and 11 years.
  • 09 Feb 1930 Mrs. Helen C. Rush sued her husband, Ralph J. Rush for divorce, $5,000 alimony and custody of their two children, claiming that he called her names and struck her. The marriage was contracted in 1917.
  • 09 Feb 1930 A cross-complaint was entered by Elijah Saylor, defendant in a divorce action instituted in superior court No. 1 by Margaret Saylor. Saylor, who asks that the decree be granted to him, averred that his spouse deserted him and was cold and abusive. He seeks custody of their youngest child.
  • 09 Feb 1930 Mrs. Mildred Miller was awarded a divorce from Ray C. Miller in superior court No. 2 on testimony that her husband had deserted her and failed to provide. Wedded in 1907, they separated in 1925.
  • 09 Feb 1930 Mrs. Lucienne L. Ranney was given her freedom from her husband, Fred W. Ranney in superior court No.1, on allegations that he falsely accused her, drank habitually and called her vile names. Her former name, Lucienne Pape was restored. They separated November 10, 1928, approximately 10 years after their marriage.
  • 09 Feb 1930 Mrs. Laura Bowers was decreed a divorce in superior court No.1 from Arthur Bowers, who struck her she charged in part. She was given custody of their infant daughter, for the support of whom Bowers was instructed to pay $4 weekly. They married in 1928.
  • 09 Feb 1930 Charges of failure to provide and false accusations won a divorce in superior court No. 1 for Mrs. Isabelle Huston from Harold Houston, whom she married in December, 1928, the separation taking place last August. Her former name, Isabelle Richardson was restored.
  • 09 Feb 1930 Mrs. Mildred Schooley was given a divorce from Perry Schooley in superior court No. 1. She charged that he struck her and failed to provide. Married in 1922, they separated in September 1929.
  • 11 Feb 1930 Alleging that her husband, Othe G. Mohler had threatened to commit suicide, Mrs. Evelyn Mohler filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Wedded in 1923, the parties separated yesterday, it was said. There are two children, aged 6 and 2 years. Mrs. Mohler's complaint alleged that the defendant "on one occasion procured a shotgun and called her into the room and told her that he was going to commit suicide right in her presence and in the presence of their children." Mrs. Mohler further charged that her husband has struck her, made false accusations against her and locked her out of their home several times when she was away for a short time in the evening.
  • 11 Feb 1930Charging that her husband, William T. Kaufman has been "cold and distant" in his demeanor toward her and that he has been quarrelsome to such an extent that it affected her health, Mrs. Loveta H. Kaufman sued for divorce in superior court No. 1. Married in 1917, they separated February 4, 1930. There are two children, aged 12 and 2 ˝ years, who, it was said, are in the custody of the plaintiff's mother, Mrs. Adah B. Wells. Mrs. Kaufman asked that Mrs. Wells continue to retain custody of the children.
  • 11 Feb 1930 Suit for a three-year limited separation was entered in superior court No. 2 against Frank Gruber by his wife, Mrs. Barbara Gruber, who averred that he insisted on her dividing up the property and getting a divorce. They married in 1926 and separated January 1, 1930, when she charged, he deserted her. She claimed that he became angered at her without provocation and used vile language toward her. She had to work during the greater part of her married life and maintained her home, purchased furniture and paid the taxes from her earnings, her complaint charged.
  • 11 Feb 1930 Allegations of failure to provide were incorporated in the divorce complaint of Mrs. Mabel E. Wilkinson against William T. Wilkinson, instituted in superior court No. 1. They married in 1922 and separated in 1926.
  • 11 Feb 1930 Mrs. Della M. Winters filed suit against Walter W. Winters in superior court No. 2 on the charge of failure to provide.
  • 11 Feb 1930 Suit of Mrs. Alice Jungles against William F. Jungles for limited separation was dismissed in superior court No. 2 on motion of the plaintiff.
  • 12 Feb 1930 Alleging that his wife, Mrs. Lena Root told him "that she had married him only in order to avoid the necessity of working," Clyde S. Root, defendant in an action instituted by her, filed a cross-complaint for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Married in 1927, they separated October 1, 1929. Root further charged that she nagged at and scolded him and "showed no sign of love and affection for him."
  • 12 Feb 1930 Mrs. Virginia Maxine Woods entered suit in superior court No.1 for divorce from Frank P. Woods, who according to the complaint is "also known by the name of Frank Louraine." Mrs. Woods' complaint alleged that the defendant was convicted and sentenced in circuit court on a robbery charge some time ago. At that time, she said, he gave the name of Louraine. She further charged that she has been compelled to work in order to support herself. She asked that she be granted maintenance of $10 weekly and custody of her minor child.
  • 12 Feb 1930 Averring that her husband, William Rohlfing, had struck, beaten and cursed her, Mrs. Clara Rohlfing sued for divorce in superior court No. 1. He drank to excess, she further alleged, and sometimes broke up the furniture when he was under the influence of liquor. Wedded in 1918, they separated in February, 1930.
  • 12 Feb 1930 The divorce action of Jessie May Ford against William J. Ford was dismissed in superior court No.1.
  • 13 Feb 1930 Complaint to have her marriage declared void was filed by Mrs. Catherine Burns Hyck against James Hyck in superior court yesterday. The marriage, according to the complaint was contracted September 13, 1928, at which time the plaintiff was 13 years old "and incapable from want of age of contracting said marriage."
  • 13 Feb 1930 Mrs. Lilliam Weaver was granted a divorce from Oliver P. Weaver in superior court No.2 at the close of a contested hearing which started Monday. A cross-compliant which had been entered by the defendant was dismissed. Mrs. Weaver's former name, Lillian Coats was restored. Weaver was ordered to pay $150 as fees for the plaintiff's attorney's fees. Married in 1927, the couple separated in June, 1929.
  • 13 Feb 1930 Charging that her husband, Richard Steizman failed to make reasonable provisions for her support or to provide her with a home, Mrs. Anna R. Stelzman filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 2. The parties married May 21, 1928 and separated this month. Mrs. Steizman further alleged that her mate drank to excess and that he nagged at her with justification. She asked for restoration of her name to Anna Hammer.
  • 13 Feb 1930 Burton Sellers sued for divorce from Mrs. Sellers in superior court No. 1 averring that she deserted him. They married in 1909.
  • 13 Feb 1930 The divorce action of Mrs. Josephine Burworth against Charles Burworth was dismissed on motion of the plaintiff in superior court No. 1.
  • 14 Feb 1930 Claiming that his wife, Mrs. Louise C. Bogenschuetz became dissatisfied with living with him more than a year ago and that she, during the last six months repeatedly told him she did not love him and that he should secure a divorce, Edward J. Bogenschuetz sued for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. The parties married in 1926 and separated February 10, this year, when according to Bogenschuetz, his wife quitted his residence. The alleged conduct on her part, he stated, has continued until it is now impossible for him to live with her any longer.
  • 14 Feb 1930 Mrs. Fern Dailey was granted a decree of divorce from Frank Dailey in superior court No. 1. Mrs. Dailey, who charged that Dailey had failed to provide during a period of more than two years, was given custody of her minor child, Dailey being ordered to pay $6 weekly for their support. Weeded in 1921, they separated in January, 1928.
  • 14 Feb 1930 Mrs. Elizabeth Baker was awarded a decree in superior court No. 1, ending her marriage to Nolan Baker, who she testified, had associated with other women and failed to provide. They married in 1926 and separated in February 1929. Her former name, Elizabeth Hamilton was restored.
  • 14 Feb 1930 Complaint for divorce was filed in superior court No.2 by Mrs. Nellie Marie Schorr against George R. Schorr, it being asserted by the plaintiff that the defendant cursed and nagged at her, called her vile names and failed to make reasonable provision for her support. The marriage was contracted in 1928 and the separation took place January 11, this year.
  • 14 Feb 1930 Judson Mote, in suit for divorce from his wife, Mrs. Bessie Mote, instituted in superior court No. 1 averred that she insisted that they live separately, nagged at him and attempted to quarrel with him. Married October 19, 1929, they separated this month.
  • 15 Feb 1930 Alleging that her husband, Slyvannis Sheplar was guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment in that he "falsely and fraudulently" represented prior to their marriage that "he would make a home, support and care for her and treat her in a kindly manner," Mrs. Hula Sheplar sued for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. The couple married and separated this month. This was their second marriage, Mrs. Sheplar having procured a divorce December 10, 1929. She further charged in her present complaint that he struck and beat her and threatened to do her harm.
  • 15 Feb 1930 Her husband, Otto P. Westervelt occasionally became intoxicated, remained away from home two or three days and nights at a time and informed her that it was none of her business where he had been, Mrs. Ruth P. Westervelt alleged in a divorce action filed in superior court No. 2. They married July 2, 1929 and separated February 7, 1930.
  • 15 Feb 1930 Mrs. Delia M. Winters was divorced from Walter W. Winters in superior court No. 2 on charges of nonsupport and desertion. Wedded January 15, 1922, they separated Jun 4, 1926l
  • 15 Feb 1930 Mrs. Betty Schultz was awarded a divorce from Stanley Schultz in superior court No. 1. She charged desertion and failure to provide. Her former name, Betty Wenk was restored. The couple married in 1925 and separated March 12, 1929.
  • 16 Feb 1930 Her husband, Harrison A. Custer, falsely accused her of associations with other men, Mrs. Clara R. Custer filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1. Married Jun e 6, 1911, the parties separated this year. There are three children, aged 17, 16 and 12 ˝ years, custody of whom is sought by Mrs. Custer, who also asks support from her husband. She further averred that Custer quarreled with and nagged at her.
  • 16 Feb 1930 A cross-complaint was entered in superior court No. 1 yesterday by Mrs. Bessie Mote, defendant in a divorce action of Judson Mote. She asks that she be awarded the decree in the case and that her name be restored to Bessie Rehling. Mrs. Mote complained that Mote was cold and indifferent toward her since a month after their marriage and that he associated with another woman and gave the later an automobile.
  • 18 Feb 1930 Alleging, in part that his wife, Mrs. Lucille Pence "would leave the baby with someone else and go to shows and dances," Harold Pence sued for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married in 1927, they separated January 31, 1930. There is one child, about 14 months old. His wife was cross and irritable, Pence further charged, and "when he would bring home the money from his labors, she would want it." He asked for custody of the child.
  • 18 Feb 1930 Albert H. Myers suing for divorce from Mrs. Luella Myers, alleged that she, when angry, has struck, beaten and abused him and torn the clothes from him. Wedded in 1922, they separated February 15, this year. There are two children, aged 7 and 1 ˝ years.
  • 18 Feb 1930 Quarrels and Magging were cited as grounds for the divorce action of Clottie Blew, instituted in superior court No. 1. The marriage was contracted in 1914 and the principals separated March 31, 1929. There is one child.
  • 18 Feb 1930 Averring that prior to their separation, May 21, 1927, his wife, Mrs. Cloe Fisher, abandoned him for a long period and that she associated with other men. Dewey Fisher instituted action for divorce. They married in 1925.
  • 18 Feb 1930 Mrs. Janet Clem was granted a divorce from Earl H. Clem in superior court No. 2 on charges that the defendant had failed to provide during a period of more than two years and that she had to work. Her former name, Janet Peters was restored.
  • 18 Feb 1930 Mrs. Mildred Floyd was given a divorce in superior court No. 1 from Clarence D. Floyd on her accusations of failure to provide. Custody of a minor child involved was awarded to Mrs. Floyd and Floyd was ordered to pay $10 weekly as support.
  • 18 Feb 1930 Mrs. Kathryn Baker was decreed a divorce from Harold Baker, whom she accused, in superior court No. 1 of failure to provide, cruelty and quarreling. Her former name, Kathryn Overholser was restored.
  • 18 Feb 1930 Divorce action of Mrs. Evelyn Sherburn against Fred Sherburn was dismissed on motion of the plaintiff in superior court No. 2.
  • 18 Feb 1930 Cross-complaint of Bessie Mote, defendant in a divorce action instituted by Judson Mote, was dismissed in superior court No. 1.
  • 19 Feb 1930 Her husband, Edwin Pilett, was an "habitual gambler" and was "accustomed to use his money in gambling" instead of for support of their child and herself. Mrs. Elinor Pilett alleged in a complaint for divorce and $5,000 alimony filed yesterday in circuit court. Wedded in 1926, the Pilett's separated February 15, 1930. Mrs. Pilett further charged that her mate struck and beat her and called her names. She asked that she be granted custody of the child.
  • 19 Feb 1930 Mrs. Susie Moore is suing to dissolve her marriage to Ira Moore in superior court, charging that he deserted her in June, 1926, making it necessary for her to find employment in order to support herself. They married in September, 1925.
  • 19 Feb 1930 Desertion was charged by Mrs. Violet Hawk, instituted in superior court No. 1. The marriage was contracted December 25, 1926 and the parties separated in November, 1927.
  • 19 Feb 1930 Mrs. Dolly Spicer suing Gilbert Spicer for divorce in superior court, averred that he used profanity around her four children. He also nagged and found fault until married life became unbearable, she further claimed. They separated Monday. She asked for restoration of her former name, DollyStefano.
  • 19 Feb 1930 Asserting that her husband, Emanuel Meisel is "totally incompatible," Mrs. Ida M. Meisel brought action for divorce. Married in 1904, they separated August 9, 1922. Mrs. Neisel also charged that Meisel failed to provide for her properly.
  • 20 Feb 1930 Testimony that his wife, Mrs. Ada Hunter had been cruel, won a divorce for Hassius Hunter yesterday in superior court No. 1. Wedded in 1916, the Hunter's separated September 1, 1929. The court temporarily awarded custody of two minor children involved to Hunter's parents.
  • 20 Feb 1930 Alleging that his wife, Mrs. Ruth F. Klotz, "treated him with violence," that she struck him, called him name, quarreled with and bagged at him, Kenneth J. Klotz filed suit for divorce. They married December 31, 1929 and separated yesterday, according to the complaint.
  • 20 Feb 1930 William H. Hull instituted action for divorce from Mrs. Sophia Hull, who he charged in part, has found fault with him, "ever since their marriage,: which was contracted October 1, 1929. The complaint further averred "that she continually complains about everything he does and criticizes every act of his and that like, most men he has some of the habits, which the best of them have, and although he is getting old, she insists on changing him and makes some scurrilous remarks about some of the little things he does." Hull further alleged that "the only apparent use" she has had for him "has been to pay her debts," and "she has complained because he would not pay off the indebtedness upon the property she owns." He also claimed that she found fault with his daughter. The separation took place this month.
  • 20 Feb 1930 Averments that her husband, Charles Fishbeck, has cursed her, threatened her with trouble, nagged and found fault and failed to provide reasonably were incorporated in a divorce action instituted by Mrs. Jessie Fishbeck. Married February 12, 1928 they separated February 18, 1930.
  • 21 Feb 1930 Averring that her husband created "constant strife", Mrs. Blennie Dickerson sued her husband, William Oscar Dickerson for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. The Dickersons married in 1921 and separated July 22, 1929, there being four children.
  • 21 Feb 1930 Robert Sowers sued his wife, Mrs. Myrtle Sowers for divorce in superior court No.1 yesterday, alleging constant strife. They married February 13, 1929 and separated this month, according to the complaint.
  • 21 Feb 1930 Mrs. Mina L. Fensler filed for divorce in superior court, she averred that he had failed to provide properly. Married in 1917, they separated during the current month. Mrs. Fensler asked that she be granted support and custody of the three minor children.
  • 21 Feb 1930 Harry F. Manier entered a cross-complaint for divorce in a suit instituted in superior court No. 1 by his wife, Mrs. Mary K. Manier, alleging that she permitted August Delagrange to visit her and that she and Delagrange drank liquor together. Manier Wednesday sued Delagrange for $5,000 damages predicated on alleged alienation of the affections of Mrs. Manier.
  • 21 Feb 1930 Charges that her husband, LaVerne R. Waldron, nagged at her and failed to provide a proper home were incorporated in a suit for divorce filed by Mrs. Agnes J. Waldron, who asked for restoration of her former name, Agnes J. Winters. Wedded in July, 1928 they separated in September, 1929.
  • 21 Feb 1930 Divorce actions of George Fred Ellingwood against Bertha Ellingwood in circuit court were dismissed.
  • 21 Feb 1930 Divorce actions of Mrs. Ruth A. Thompson against George C. Thompson in superior court No.1 were ordered dismissed.
  • 22 Feb 1930 Alleging that her husband, Jay Duncan has been "insanely jealous" of her although she has not given him any reason to be so, Mrs. Pearl Duncan filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married September 7, 1928, they separated February 18, this year. Mrs. Duncan's complaint further charged that Duncan failed to provide a home for her and that she was obliged to support herself. He would occasionally leave home and refuse to give any explanation of his whereabouts, she said. Likewise, she claimed, he declined to tell how how and when he spent his earnings.
  • 22 Feb 1930 His wife, Mrs. Gladys Easley told him she did not care for him and she has not lived with him during a considerable period, Erwin Easley averred in a divorce complaint entered in superior court No. 1. They married in 1915 and separated Jun 15, 1928. They have two children, a boy, 13 who is in the custody of the plaintiff, and a girl, 10 who is in custody of the defendant, it was said. Easley seek to retain custody of the boy.
  • 22 Feb 1930 Cross-complaint for divorce was filed in superior court No. 2 by Charles W. Beck, defendant in a suit for two-year limited separation brought by Mrs. Ethel Mae Beck. Beck also asked for a change of venue from the court. The couple married in 1912 and separated October 23, 1929. In February, 1929, the cross-complaint stated they "agreed with each other that they would forgive all past differences" and "that they would ever after treat each other as husband and wife." Beck's cross-complaint alleged that he treated his wife "as a good and dutiful husband should," but that she was guilty of infidelity. She "has had parties being liquor to their home," called him vile names, struck him and made threats against him, her further charged in part. It was stated that the couple owns real estate having probable value of $7,000 and household effects valued at $1,000. The cross-complaint sets up a claim for $1,000.
  • 22 Feb 1930 Mrs. Lucy Beaird entered suit in superior court No. 2 for divorce from Forest C. Beaird, asserting that he cursed, abused and struck her, failed to provide properly and created such constant strife that for them to live together was intolerable. Wedded in 1928, they separated July 26, 1928. She asks $10 weekly as support.
  • 22 Feb 1930 Mrs.Ethel Malcolm sued Floyd Malcolm for divorce in superior court No. 1 on grounds of alleged failure to provide. They married in October, 1928 and separated this month.
  • 22 Feb 1930 The divorce action of Mrs. Inez Bowser against Clarence Bowser was dismissed in superior court No. 1.
  • 25 Feb 1930 Mrs. Louise M. Lynch, teacher at the Indiana School for Feeble-Minded Youth, brought action for a divorce and $2,500 alimony against Harry A. Lynch, who is connected with the manual training department of the Fort Wayne public schools. She asks the custody of their child. The couple was married in 1921 and separated recently. Mrs. Lynch charged cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 25 Feb 1930 Mrs. Iris Vivian Benzel sued Arthur C. Benzel for divorce and the custody of their child. She charges that Benzel drank to excess and squandered his money at gambling.
  • 25 Feb 1930 Mrs. Retha Cavanaugh sued Shellard Cavanaugh, charging that he struck and beat her. She asks the custody of two children.
  • 25 Feb 1930 Edward R. Julian asked a divorce from Daisy C. Julian, alleging abandonment.
  • 25 Feb 1930 Mrs. Hilda Pray charged that Dwight E. Pray drank to excess and threatened her. She asks the custody of two children.
  • 25 Feb 1930 Mrs. Irene Kyler filed for divorce from Louis M. Kyler, alleging cruelty and asking $5,000 alimony.
  • 25 Feb 1930 Mrs. Elizabeth L. Linhart filed suit for divorce against Thomas Linhart asking $2,000 alimony and charging the defendant is a drink addict.
  • 25 Feb 1930 Virgil Squires filed suit against Mrs. Delma Squires for divorce alleging that she associated with other men.
  • 25 Feb 1930 Mrs. Mary K. Manier was granted a divorce from Harry L. Manier in superior court No. 1. The plaintiff was given the custody of one child and the defendant was awarded the other. The wife gets the household goods and the defendant must pay $5 per week for the child which is in the possession of his ex-wife.
  • 25 Feb 1930 Mrs. Alice Clevenger was granted a divorce from Raymond Clevenger. She was given the custody of their child and the defendant was ordered to pay $5 per week for its support.
  • 25 Feb 1930 Mrs. Ruth Kase was divorced from Simeon Kase on her charge of failure to provide.
  • 25 Feb 1930 James Davenport was divorced from Mrs. Alva Davenport on the grounds of desertion.
  • 25 Feb 1930 George Sarasizen was granted a divorce from Mrs. Clara Saraizen. He testified that she associated with other men.
  • 26 Feb 1930 Charging that her husband, Leonard Adams, struck and beat her, called her vile names and failed to provide properly, Mrs. Helen Adams filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Wedded in 1927, the litigants separated in November, 1929. Mrs. Adams seeks custody of her daughter, 19 months old.
  • 26 Feb 1930 Mrs. Velma G. Goss instituted a divorce action against her husband, Clarence E. Goss in superior court No. 2, alleging that he associated with other women and was guilty of failure to provide. They married in 1920 and separated Monday.
  • 26 Feb 1930 Cross-complaint for divorce was entered in superior court No. 1 by Harrison A. Custer, defendant in a suit filed by his wife, Mrs. Clara R. Custer. Married in 1911, the Custer's separated February 3, this year. There are three children, custody of whom is sought by Custer, who alleged in his cross-complaint, that his wife indulged in vile language toward him in the presence of their children and that she left their home and refused to return.
  • 26 Feb 1930 Lavere Waldron, in cross-complaint for divorce from his wife, Mrs. Agnes J. Waldron, filed in an action wherein she sued him in superior court No. 1, partly averred that while he was employed nights at a local industrial plant she "would go to parties and dances with different men, and that when he would inquire and ask her where she had been, he was informed that it was no of his ----business." Their marriage was contracted July 28, 1928 and they separated last September.
  • 27 Feb 1930 Leo L. Wright instituted action in superior court No.2 for divorce from Mrs. Audrea E. Wright, who he charged was guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment. They married in 195 and separated February 22, this year. There is one child, 13, whose custody is sought by Wright.
  • 27 Feb 1930 Assertions that her husband, Wiley Jones had failed to provide properly were made the basis of a divorce action entered in superior court No. 1 by Mrs. Laura Jones. Wedded in 1916, the principals separated April 7, 1928.
  • 27 Feb 1930 Charging that her husband, Glen G. Crosby has struck and kicked her, Mrs. Cora J. Crosby brought suit for divorce and $1,000 alimony in superior court No. 2. The marriage was contracted February 2, last year and the parties separated this month.
  • 27 Feb 1930 Complaining that his wife, Mrs. Bessie Longardner, created such constant strife that living together as husband and wife was intolerable, Frank Longardner filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married in 1919, the Longardners separated this month. There are four children, aged 9, 8, 8 and 3.
  • 27 Feb 1930 Subject to the testimony of residence witnesses, Mrs. Vern M. Hagerty was decreed a divorce from Kenneth L. Hagerty in superior court No. 1 on her testimony that the defendant has been guilty of cruelty and failure to provide during a period of more than two years, and that there had been "constant trouble." They married in 1924 and separate November 21, 1929, Mrs. Hagerty's former name, Vera M. Archer was ordered restored.
  • 28 Feb 1930 Alleging that her husband, Glenn J. Haynes, "forced her out of the home in which they lived, into the streets and without sufficient clothing and in zero weather," Mrs. Agnes Haynes filed suit for divorce in superior court yesterday. The defendant drank heavily and, when drunk, he would curse and abuse her and accuse her of lack of virtue and chastity, Mrs. Haynes' allegations continued. He repeatedly told her to leave and failed to provide properly, she further charged. Married in 1919, they separated the first time in January 1928, living apart until January, 1929, when they reunited and lived together again until February 7, this year. Mrs. Haynes seeks custody of her two children.
  • 28 Feb 1930 Mrs. Adelia Hoover was awarded a divorce from James F. Hoover in superior court No. 1 on her testimony that the defendant had been guilty of cruelty and had struck and beaten her at different times. Her former name, Adelia Wood was restored. Wedded in 1919, they separated October 20, 1929.
  • 28 Feb 1930 Mrs. Mildred M. Welsh sued Robert M. Welsh for divorce in superior court, charging that he had treated her in a cruel and inhuman manner. The marriage was contracted in 1927 and they separated February 13, this year.

  • 01 Mar 1930 Charging that her husband, Orin Markey frequently left their home early in the evenings and stayed away all night, Mrs. Nelle Markey sued for a one-year limited separation in superior court No. 1. He would refuse to explain where he had been. On some occasions he would return home return home under the influence of liquor and tell her she could leave if she was not satisfied with his conduct. Married in 1917, they separated Thursday. Mrs. Markey seeks $30 per week as maintenance for herself and children.
  • 01 Mar 1930 Mrs. Bessie Longardner, in a cross complaint for a five-year separation for bed and board, entered in a divorce action instituted by her husband, Frank Longardner, in superior court No. 1, also averred that he refused to stay at home nights. She alleged that he told her that he no longer cared for her. Mrs. Longardner asked that she be granted custody of her children and $100 monthly as support.
  • 01 Mar 1930 Mrs. Edith M. Stewart sued Pierre Stewart for divorce and $200 alimony, claiming that he cursed her, called her names and otherwise mistreated her in such a way that she is unable to live with him longer. Wedded in 1927, they separated yesterday. Mrs. Stewart sought restoration of her former name, Edith M. Ridenour.
  • 01 Mar 1930 Asserting that she was deserted by her husband, Cleveland Nelson filed suit for divorce. They married in 1921.
  • 02 Mar 1930 Testifying that her husband, Boyd Johnson had been guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment, Mrs. Esther Johnson was granted a divorce and custody of her children in superior court No. 1.
  • 02 Mar 1930 Divorce action of Mrs. Ethel Gephart against George Gephart was dismissed in superior court No. 1.
  • 04 Mar 1930 Alleging that her husband, Charles W. Warner has contributed approximately $6 a week to her support since about December 20, 1929, Mrs. Mary Warner filed suit for divorce and $5,000 alimony in superior court No. 1. Married March 17, 1929 they separated February 24, this year. The complaint averred that her husband told her he was "through" and that she could get a divorce.
  • 04 Mar 1930 Walburn Pence, suing his wife, Mrs. Leona M. Pence for divorce in superior court No. 2, averred that she has abandoned him twice, the first time in 1927 for a period of about three weeks, and last time in November, 1929. They married in 1925, There is a son, 3, custody of whom is sought by the father. Pence further charged that Mrs. Pence nagged at him and refused to get his meals and care for his clothes.
  • 04 Mar 1930 Harry Seibert filed suit in superior court No. 1 for divorce from Mrs. Anna Seibert, who the complaint alleged, nagged at him and accused him of other acts of which he was not guilty. They separated yesterday. The defendant has brought suit against the plaintiff for separation twice within the last two years.
  • 04 Mar 1930 Mrs. Ruth Silk sued George A. Silk for divorce in superior court No. 2, asserting that he struck and abused her and told her to apply for a divorce. The marriage was contracted in 1922 and the parties separated yesterday.
  • 04 Mar 1930 Allegation that her husband, Walter C. Argerbright drank liquor to excess, associated with other women and failed to provide for her were made by Mrs. Frances K. Argerbright in a complaint for divorce filed in superior court No. 2. They married in 1920. The wife seeks restoration of her former name, Frances K. Lauer.
  • 04 Mar 1930 Charging in part that her husband, Virgil A. Scherer informed her that "she must leave their home or he would throw her out," Mrs. Alice C. Scherer instituted action for limited separation in superior court No. 2. They married in 1928 and separated yesterday. Mrs. Scherer also charged that the defendant forbade her to visit her mother, that he called her names, threatened to inflict physical punishment on her, falsely accused her of associating with other men and failed to provide.
  • 04 Mar 1930 Asserting that their tastes are "absolutely different" and that they cannot agree on any subject, Mrs. Husta L. Hughes sued for divorce from her husband, Oden Hughes and $500 alimony in superior court No. 1. Wedded in August 19, 1929, they separated March 1, this year. Mrs. Hughes averred that her mate scolded and upbraided her without cause and told her she should leave and get a divorce. She asked that her name be restored to Husta L. Wade.
  • 04 Mar 1930 Her husband, Berta A. Miltonberger prior to their marriage, made false representations to her concerning his earning capacity, his ability to furnish and maintain a home and to support her, Mrs. Sylvia Miltonberger alleged in a divorce suit filed in superior court No. 1. She further charged that he has supplied money he was earning to payments on an automobile instead of furnishing her with the necessities of life.
  • 04 Mar 1930 Divorce was granted in the suit of Marion McElvens against Lola Mc Elvens in superior court No.1 on charges of abandonment.
  • 04 Mar 1930 Mrs. Berdean Koedam was given a divorce from Frank Koedam in superior court No. 1 on testimony that the defendant had been quarrelsome, had failed to provide and has made false accusation against her. Her former name, Berdean Bailey was restored.
  • 05 Mar 1930 Charging that his wife, Mrs. Lela F. Boseker would frequently leave their home and stay out until late hours of night without accounting for her whereabouts, Edwin J. Boseker filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Boseker's complaint included among other allegations of cruel and inhuman treatment that Mrs. Boseker had failed properly to perform her household duties. They married in 1927 and separated February 16, this year.
  • 05 Mar 1930 Victor M. Dibble sued for divorce in superior court No. 2, alleged that his wife, Mrs. Grace B. Dibble struck at him with a knife and quarreled with him and made false accusations against him. Wedded in 1913, they separated February 22, 1928. There are two daughters, 16 and 8, and Mrs. Dibble, it is said has had custody of the youngest since the separation, Dibble asks that he be granted custody of his child.
  • 05 Mar 1930 Mrs. Hazel Fern Teeple was awarded a divorce from Don O. Teeple in superior court No. 1 on her testimony that Teeple has refused to live with her, cursed her and called her vile names. The couple married in 1917 and separated October 17, 1929. Custody of a son, 6 was given to Mrs. Teeple and Teeple was ordered to pay $8 weekly for support of the child.
  • 06 Mar 1930 Charging that her husband, Grover Otto failed to support her properly, necessitating that she work and support herself, Mrs. Myrtle Otto filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Wedded in July, 1919, the Otto's separated February 25, this year.
  • 06 Mar 1930 Mrs. Lulu Sorgen file suit for divorce in superior court No. 1, seeking to terminate her marriage to Frank Sorgen which was contracted in 1909. The separation took place in February 1930. The Sorgen action was predicated on charges that Sorgen had cursed his wife, called her vile names and failed to provide for her properly.
  • 07 Mar 1930 Averring that her husband, Elmer M. Krueger, in fits of anger "has made threats against her life and limb." Mrs. Ethel B. Krueger sued for divorce, $1,000 alimony and restoration of her former name in superior court No. 2 yesterday. They married August 10, 2919 and separated February 8 this year. Mrs. Krueger further charged that her mate cursed her, made false accusations against her virtue and chastity, become intoxicated and "on many occasions, dissipated his earning for the purchase of intoxicating liquor."
  • 07 Mar 1930 Charles F. Studebaker filed suit in superior court No. 1 for divorce from Mrs. Pansy Studebaker, charging that she deserted him and refused to live with him. Wedded in 1912, they separated in 1926.
  • 08 Mar 1930 His wife, Mrs. Vernie Smyers refused to live with him unless her mother remained with her, John Smyers alleged in a suit for divorce filed in superior court No. 2 yesterday. They married in 1924 and separated September 1, 1927. Smyer's further alleged that the defendant told him "that she did no longer cared for him and would only live with him providing he would maintain a home for and maintain and support her mother." He also charged that she had refused to speak to him "for as long a period as two weeks at a time."
  • 08 Mar 1930 Subject to the testimony of residence witnesses, Mrs. Mildred Billman was granted a divorce from Lester Billman in superior court No. 1 on charges of cruelty. Mrs. Billman was awarded custody of a minor child involved, subject to further orders of the court, and Billman was directed to pay $3 weekly for support of the child.
  • 08 Mar 1930 Charging that her husband, Clarence Winters had quarreled with and nagged at her and failed to provide, Mrs. Maurice Winters entered a divorce action in superior court No. 1. Wedded in 1927, they separated March 1, this year.
  • 08 Mar 1930 Mrs. Elizabeth Resiner filed a cross-complaint for divorce and $500 alimony in a suit begun by her husband, Nick Resiner, in superior court No. 1, alleging that during the latter part of their married life her "remained almost constantly in a state of intoxication." During these periods he cursed and nagged her and swore at her, telling her he did not care to live with her, could not support her and did not care for her. Their marriage was contracted September 28, 1929 and they separated December 23.
  • 09 Mar 1930 Charging that her husband, Meirl Cox has beaten her, Mrs. Bertha M. Cox was awarded a decree of divorce and custody of the children in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Cox was ordered to pay $12 weekly as maintance.
  • 09 Mar 1930 Roy H. Pierce was given a divorce from Mrs. Olive Pierce in superior court No. 2 on cruelty grounds. Married in 1912 the parties separated in 1924.
  • 09 Mar 1930 Mrs. Ethel Montgomery filed suit in circuit court for a 2-year limited separation from James Montgomery, who she alleged struck her and choked her and called her vile and profane names. They married in 1918, the separation taking place February 24, this year. Custody of two children involved, aged 10 and 7, was sought by Mrs. Montgomery, who also asked that she be granted support.
  • 11 Mar 1930 Mrs. Eileen Donlin was granted a divorce from her husband, Joseph M. Donlin in superior court No.2, on her allegations that the husband had been guilty of excessive drinking. Married in 1922, the litigants separated in May, 1929. Custody of the two children was awarded to Mrs. Donlin.
  • 11 Mar 1930 Testimony that her husband, Leo J. Neuman had struck her, made false accusations against her and committed other acts of cruelty won a divorce for Mrs. Erma S. Neuman, who was also given custody of her children, for the support of whom Neuman was ordered to pay $10 weekly. The couple separated in January, this year.
  • 11 Mar 1930 Divorce action of Mrs. Ruth Borror against Way Borror was heard in superior court No. 1, the plaintiff being awarded a divorce, subject to the testimony of residence witnesses. Her former name, Ruth Rinker is to be restored. Wedded in Jun 30m 1928, the Borrors separated in December, 1929. Mrs. Borror averted that her mate was quarrelsome and guilty of cruelty and failure to provide.
  • 11 Mar 1930 Charging that her husband, Charles Boissenet cursed and swore at her and stayed out nights, Mrs. Edith Boissenet filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1. She further claimed that she was obliged to work and that "because of their incompatibility, life together is unbearable." They married in 1917 and separated March 8, this year.
  • 11 Mar 1930 Divorce action of Mrs. Mary W. Warner against Charles W. Warner was dismissed in superior court No. 1.
  • 11 Mar 1930 Amended complaint in a suit for a limited separation from bed and board, alimony and support and custody of a child involved, was filed by Rose M Kryder against Frank H. Kryder, Jr. in circuit court. The plaintiff also applied for a restraining order.
  • 12 Mar 1930 Charging that his wife, Mrs. Dester Martin occasionally filed to get the meals and that they could not get along, Arthur Martin was awarded his freedom in superior court No.2 yesterday. They married in 1926.
  • 12 Mar 1930 Mrs. Elizabeth Anthony was granted a divorce in superior court No. 1 from Elmer Anthony, who she testified was guilty of failure to provide and desertion during a period of more than two years. Wedded in 1920, they separated in December, 1926.
  • 12 Mar 1930 Joseph Ertel, Jr. filed suit in superior court No. 1 for divorce from Mrs. Dorothy Ertel, alleging that she had been cruel and inhuman toward him. Their marriage was contracted July 18, 1928 and they separated February 17, this year.
  • 13 Mar 1930 Alleging that her husband, Carl Fahlsing threatened to commit suicide, Mrs. Mildred Fahlsing filed suit in superior court No. 2 yesterday for a two-year limited separation. On one occasion, Mrs. Fahlsing's complaint alleged, the defendant "tied a handkerchief around his neck for the purpose of killing himself" and she "Immediately came to his rescue and removed the handkerchief - saving his life." She charged that Fahlsing, at different times, pinched on of her arms "which left black and blue marks", attempted to choke her and falsely accused her of associating with other men. Married October 19, 1929, they separated March 10, this year. Mrs. Fahlsing asked that she be granted $30 weekly as support.
  • 13 Mar 1930 Mrs. Altha L. Brown sued Charles P. Brown in superior court No. 1 for divorce and $1,000 alimony, charging that he nagged at her, stayed out late at nights without giving an explanation concerning his whereabouts and failed to provide. The marriage was contracted September 22, 1928 and they separated yesterday.
  • 13 Mar 1930 Mrs. May I. King suing her husband, Howard J.R. King for divorce in superior court No.1, alleged that he became angry over trivial matters and that he "shoved and pushed her" on several occasions. He also stayed away from home at night on numerous occasions and abandoned her without cause, she charged. They married in 1920 and separated last month. Mrs. King sought custody of her son, 8 years old.
  • 13 Mar 1930 Mrs. Rose Kryder was granted a divorce from Fank H. Kryder, Jr. in circuit court on general charges of cruel and inhuman treatment. Mrs. Kryder was awarded custody of a minor daughter, with the specification that Kryder is to have the child at certain intervals. Kryder was ordered to pay $8 weekly for support of the child and it was adjudged that Mrs. Kryder is to have the household goods and furniture.
  • 13 Mar 1930 Mrs. Alda Diehm was given her legal freedom from Virgil D. Diehm in superior court No.1 on testimony that he had been cruel and quarrelsome and had failed to provide. Her former name, Alda Smith was restored. They married June 9, 1929 and separated December 15.
  • 13 Mar 1930 Subject to Payment of certain fees, Joseph Hodson was decreed a divorce from Mrs. Katherine Hodson on charges of cruelty, desertion and false accusations. Married in 1923, they separated in May, last year.
  • 14 Mar 1930 Testifying that her husband, Carl J. Wolf failed to work most of the time and that she, therefore, had to work in order to get clothes, Mrs. Mathilda M.Wolf was awarded a decree of divorce in superior court No.2. Married in 1919, the Wolfs separated in January, this year.
  • 14 Mar 1930 Mrs. Grethal Houts was granted a divorce from Ralph Houts in superior court No.1 on the wife's testimony that her husband had struck and deserted her and failed to provide. The marriage was contracted in 1927 and the parties separated March 25, 1929. Mrs. Houts former name, Grethal Egolf was restored.
  • 14 Mar 1930 Charging that her husband, Martin V. Baker created such constant strife that for them to live together was impossible and that he failed to provide her with reasonable means of support for more than two years, Mrs. Leota Baker filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1. They married in 1920 and separated September 10, 1927.
  • 15 Mar 1930 Mrs. Helen L. Ryan was given a divorce from Patrick J.Ryan on allegations that the defendant had been guilty of habitual intoxication and that he had failed to provide. Her former name, Helen L. Ray was restored. They separated January 7, this year.
  • 15 Mar 1930 Testimony that the defendant had been cruel and quarrelsome and that he had cursed and struck her won a divorce from Mrs. Mary Ann Doermer from Henry P. Doermer in superior court No. 1. Wedded in 1911, the principals separated January 4, 1930.
  • 15 Mar 1930 Foster Redding was granted a divorce from Mrs. Cleora Redding on general charged of cruelty. The parties married in 1925 and separated Jul 5, 1929.
  • 15 Mar 1930 Alleging in part that her husband, Charles Bowen has failed to provide for more than two years, Mrs. Mary L. Bowen sued for divorce in superior court No. 2. The marriage was contracted in 1899 and the litigants separated July 20, last year.
  • 15 Mar 1930 Mrs. Emma Pace sued Haywood Pace for divorce and restoration of her former name in superior court No. 1. Quarreling and nagging on his part made life unbearable, according to Mrs. Pace, who also alleged that he associated with other women. Married in November, 1928 they separated August 19, 1929.
  • 15 Mar 1930 Charging that her husband, Arthur F. Bovine told her on numerous occasions to get a divorce, that he associated with other women and failed to provide, Mrs. Velma Bovine filed suit in superior court No. 2 for a two-year limited separation and support. They married in September 1928 and separated in June the following year.
  • 15 Mar 1930 The divorce action of Mrs. Pearl Duncan against Jay Duncan was dismissed in superior court No. 1.
  • 16 Mar 1930 Alleging that her husband, Leslie J. Link failed to provide for her suitably and that she, in the last two years, assisted in his support with money and in "buying him clothing and wearing apparel such as he needed from time to time." Mrs. Lulu B. Link sued for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. She further charged that Link on various occasions became intoxicated and that he, when in such a condition , would sometimes leave their home and remain away a week at a time.
  • 16 Mar 1930 Mrs. Ursia M. Weibel is seeking dissolution of her marriage to Melvin M. Weibel, averred that he cursed her, struck and beat her, drank and failed to provide properly. They married November 24, 1928 and separated March this year. Mrs. Weibel sought custody of her son, 3 months old.
  • 16 Mar 1930 Charges that his wife, Mrs. Goldie E. Grandi, "positively refused" to live with him and, on several occasions told him to get a divorce were incorporated in a divorce complaint entered by Arthur O. Grandi. Wedded September 7, 1927, they separated March 8, 1930.
  • 16 Mar 1930 Mrs. Clara Beatty instituted action for divorce from her husband, Samuel J. Beatty, who according to her accusations, cursed, struck and beat her, threatened to do her bodily injury and failed to provide in a proper manner. Their marriage was contracted in 1922 and they separated this year.
  • 16 Mar 1930 Declaring that her mate, Frank F. Cobbs has, by his alleged actions destroyed her love for him and rendered it impossible for her to continue to live with him as his wife, Mrs. Carolyn C. Cobbs, New Haven, sued for divorce, custody of her daughter, 16 months old, and $15 weekly as maintenance. They married February 2, 1928, separating March 12, 1930. During the past 12 months, Mrs. Cobbs averred, the defendant drank to excess, struck and beat her on various occasions, called her names and stayed away from their home until early hours of the morning without reasonable excuse and failed to make reasonable provision for her support.
  • 16 Mar 1930 Mrs. Darlena J. Austin was granted a divorce in superior court No. 1, on her testimony that her husband, Russell E. Austin failed to provide. Married in 1926, the Austin's separated in 1928. Mrs. Austin's former name, Darlena J. Clark was restored.
  • 16 Mar 1930 Mrs. Clara M. Petry won a divorce from Oliver S. Petry in superior court No. 1 on charges that Petry had occasionally spent his time at roadhouses at night and that he called her vile names and stuck her. Wedded in 1915, the litigants separated in January, this year. Custody of a son, 11 was vested in Mrs. Petry. Petry was ordered to pay $8 weekly for maintenance of the boy.
  • 18 Mar 1930 Charging that "constant strife" between them rendered it intolerable for them to live together, Mrs. Mary Lucille Meeks sued her husband, Lloyd J. Meeks for a five-year limited separation in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Alimony of $1,000 and custody of her two children, 5 and 4 years, were also sought by Mrs. Meeks. Married in 1922, the parties separated the first time January 19, 1929, reuniting September 1 the same year, according to the complaint. Mrs. Meeks averred that her husband deserted her December 23.
  • 16 Mar 1930 Mrs. Signe Rogers was given her freedom, in superior court No. 1 from Ralph Rogers on testimony that he had struck her and that they had separated on several occasions. They married in 1927 and separated December 2, 1929. Custody of a minor child was awarded to the defendant with the provision that it can be visited by the plaintiff at reasonable times.
  • 16 Mar 1930 Mrs. Grace Zimmerman was decreed a divorce from Lige Zimmerman on allegation that he had represented to her that their marriage ceremony was not valid, but that she later learned it was genuine. The divorce was granted on specific charges of cruelty and desertion. The marriage on which the action was predicated was contracted in 1927. The woman's name was restored to Grace Meredith. Recently, it was stated, she was arrested on a charge of bigamy. She said she has married under the belief that she was not really Zimmerman's wife.
  • 19 Mar 1930 Claiming that her husband, Ernest Blazer, falsely accused her of associating with other men, Mrs. Zelma Blazer filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Mrs. Blazer further charged that Blazer had cursed her and called her vile names. Married in 1926, they separated this month.
  • 19 Mar 1930 Mrs. Alma McClure alleged in a suit for divorce filed in superior court No. 2, that her husband, Ursel McClure has associated with Lela Thomas and that he has at times represented the latter as his wife. Mrs. McClure also charged that the defendant failed to provide reasonably for her and that he is "gambling and squandering his money," so that she is obliged to work and divide her earning with him. They married in 1923 and separated December 26, 1929.
  • 19 Mar 1930 Charges that her husband, Walter Schmid, failed to provide and that constant strife developed between them were incorporated in a divorce action entered in superior court No. 1 by Mrs. Lucille Schmid. The marriage was contracted in April, 1929 and the parties separated in November.
  • 19 Mar 1930 Mrs. Mary Pathtel was granted a divorce from John Pathtel in superior court No. 1 on her testimony that the defendant has been guilty of cruelty and drunkenness and that he had beaten her at various times. Wedded in 1919, they separated December 20, 1929.
  • 20 Mar 1930 Alleging that her husband, Thomas F. Baker, at the time of their separation last September left her "to go with another woman." Mrs. Victoria Baker filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. It was further charged by Mrs. Baker that Baker failed to make adequate provision for her. His conduct, her complaint stated, has "destroyed her love and affection for him and rendered it impossible for her to continue to live with him as his wife." The marriage was contracted in 1927. Mrs. Baker sought restoration of her former name, Victoria Rylko.
  • 20 Mar 1930 Divorce action of Mrs. Blonnie Dickerson against William Oscar Dickerson was dismissed in superior court No. 1.
  • 20 Mar 1930 Answser of general denial and cross-complaint was entered by the defendant in the divorce suit of Mrs. Opal Rhodes against Claude H. Rhodes in superior court No.1.
  • 21 Mar 1930 Alleging that her husband, Elmer Stocker, threw a chair at her on one occasion and that at other times he "laid violent hands upon her and misused and mistreated her." Mrs. Mae Stocker filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Married in 1918, the Stockers separated September 6, 1929. They have one child, 9, whose custody of is sought by Mrs. Stocker. The wife's complaint further charged that Stocker "would continuously nag and scold about trifling matters and would pout and refuse to talk to her for two or three days at a time. He frequently cursed and swore at her in the presence of the child, her complaint averred, and "told her that he wished she would take the child and go away, the he would have his own money."
  • 21 Mar 1930 Mrs. Helen Kerr was granted a divorce in superior court No. 2 from H. Waveland Kerr on her charges that she had to work in order to support herself and child, that her husband had vailed to provide and that domestic troubles had existed. The couple married in 1921 and separated December 19, 1929. Custody of the minor child was bested in Mrs. Kerr, the defendant being charged with the child's support.
  • 21 Mar 1930 Mrs. Eunice L. Givens was given a divorce from Lawrence E. Givens and custody of her minor child in superior court No. 1.
  • 21 Mar 1930 Mrs. Nellie Davis was awarded a divorce from Henry M. Davis, and her former name was restored in superior court No. 1.
  • 21 Mar 1930 Mrs. Julia Schlie was decreed a divorce from Christian H. Schlie and her former name was restored in superior court No. 1.
  • 21 Mar 1930 Mrs. Clidie Ewing sued James C. Ewing for divorce in superior court No. 2, alleging that he struck, beat and cursed her. Wedded in 1924, they separated March 20, 1930. Mrs. Ewing asked that she be granted custody of her child, 2.
  • 22 Mar 1930 Mrs. Mary J. Timmes sought her legal freedom from her husband, John Timmes whom she married in 1922, on general charges of cruel and inhuman treatment. They separated yesterday.
  • 22 Mar 1930 Mrs. Lela Thomas averred that her mate, Harvey Thomas had nagged at and quarreled with her, made false accusation against her and associated with other women. Wedded in 1927, they separated October 21, 1929.
  • 22 Mar 1930 Subject to the testimony of residence witnesses, Mrs. Opal Rhoades was decreed a divorce from Claude H. Rhoades in superior court No. 1 on her testimony that there had been constant quarreling between them, that the defendant had threatened her life, and that he had failed to provide. They separated January 2, this year. Mrs. Rhodes' former name, Opal Myers was ordered restored.
  • 22 Mar 1930 Charges that her husband Felix Perkins had failed to provide and that she had consequently been compelled to earn her own living won a divorce for Mrs. Irene Perkins, also in superior court No. 1. Custody of a minor child was awarded to Mrs. Perkins. Perkins was ordered to pay $4 weekly for support of the infant. The parties separated in August, 1928 after a marriage contracted two year previously.
  • 23 Mar 1930 Charging that his wife, Mrs. Alice J. Heintzelman, on three occasions left the home he provided for her and that last month she left, telling him she would not live with him further and that she was not coming home, Samuel H. Heintzelman filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. The marriage was contracted in November, 1928. Heintzelman also averred in his complaint that Mrs. Heintzelman nagged at and found fault with him and called him abusive names.
  • 23 Mar 1930 Mrs. Virgil Hewitt was granted a divorce in superior court No. 1 from Chester Hewitt, with whom, it was said she lived three days before the separation occurred. They married August 19 and separated August 23, it was stated. Mrs. Hewitt's former name, Virgal Guiff was restored. She testified that Hewitt deserted her and failed to provide.
  • 25 Mar 1930 Alleging that her husband, Edward Badger gambled his money away and that she had to work in order to help support him, Mrs. Nora Badger was granted a divorce and restoration of her former name, Nora Shaffer, in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Married in 1917, the parties separated last November. Mrs. Badger further charged in part that her mate had struck and beaten her and associated with other women.
  • 25 Mar 1930 Mrs. Mildred More was given a divorce from William C. More in superior court No. 1 on testimony that he had struck and threatened to kill her. Her name was restored to Mildred Wilcox. They married in 1928 and separated in January, this year.
  • 25 Mar 1930 Seeking a divorce from her husband, Wilber M. Berry in superior court No. 1, Mrs. Edna L. Berry averred that he had falsely accused her of unbecoming conduct, quarreled with and nagged at her and failed to make reasonable provisions for support. Wedded in 1921, they separated this month. Mrs. Berry sought custody of her two minor children.
  • 25 Mar 1930 C. Leroy Wysong, in complaint for divorce from Mrs. Hazel Wysong in superior court No. 1, alleged that she "nagged and irritated him to such a degree" that it was no longer possible for him to continue to live with her as her husband. They married in 1916 and separated March 17, 1930.
  • 25 Mar 1930 Charging that her mate, George Williams cursed and abused her and that on one occasion he struck her, Mrs. Etta Williams sued for divorce, $2,000 alimony and custody of her three minor children in superior court No.1. The marriage was contracted in 1921 and the parties separated this month.
  • 25 Mar 1930 Her husband, Hubert N. Frederick has not spoken to her for several weeks, at a time on numerous occasions. Mrs. Cecil M. Frederick alleged in an action for limited separation. She further claimed that the defendant pccasionally stayed away nights and failed to provide properly. They married in 1918. The complainant asked for custody of the children.
  • 25 Mar 1930 Suit of Mrs. Mary Lucille Meeks against Lloyd J. Meeks for limited separation, which had been previously filed in superior court No. 1, was dismissed by the plaintiff because of a technical error in preparing the case and a new action was filed.
  • 26 Mar 1930 Alleging in part that his wife, Mrs. Lulu Lilly threatened his life and struck him, Walter Lilly filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. The couple, it was said, wedded in February 1919 and separated last Monday. Lilly's complaint charged that the separation was caused by cruel and inhuman treatment of him by his wife, averring that she associated with other men and called him vile and vulgar names.
  • 26 Mar 1930 Seeking dissolution of their marriage, contracted in 1908, Mrs. Myrtle E. Knox sued Arthur L. Knox, Sr., for divorce in superior court No.1 claiming that he cursed and swore at her, called her vile and indecent names and fasely accused her of associating with other men. Mrs. Knox's complaint further asserted that Knox left their home this month, informing her that he could no longer live with her as her husband. He has caused her great mental anguish and worry, and destroyed her love and affection for him, the wife stated.
  • 26 Mar 1930 John L. Pence, in a suit for divorce from Mrs. Bernice Pence, entered in superior court No. 1, said that she created such constant strife that for them to live longer together was intolerable. They separated Monday.
  • 26 Mar 1930 Divorce action of Edward J. Bogenschultz against Louise C. Bogenschultz was dismissed on motion of the complainant in superior court No. 1.
  • 27 Mar 1930 Alleging in part that her husband, Joseph Adams told her "that she should go and jump in the lake" and that he "frequently told her that she was crazy," Mrs. Frances Adams sued for a two-year limited separation in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Wedded in 1920, the principals separated this month. Mrs. Adams further averred that Adams has gone three or four days without speaking to her, that he accused her of conduct unbecoming a wife and that he called her vile names. She asked for an allowance of $30 weekly and custody of her children.
  • 27 Mar 1930 Mrs. Theresa Angel sued Luther D. Angel for divorce in superior court No.1, claiming that he cursed, struck and beat her and failed to provide properly. They married May 15, 1928 and separated this month. Mrs. Angel sought custody of her daughter, 1 year old.
  • 27 Mar 1930 Mrs. Naomia Grace, in action for divorce from her husband, Edgar B. Grace, charged that he complained, without and justification, of his treatment by her and that he on different occasions, struck and beat her. They married in 1922 and separated March 25, 1930.
  • 27 Mar 1930 Mrs. Carrie Osborn seeking a limited separation from her husband, Earl J. Osborn, alleging that he has called her mother, brother and uncle vile names in her presence and ordered her to refrain from visiting, meeting or writing to her mother or any of her people. Her married life, it was averred in her complaint has undermined her health, "destroying her nervous system." Mrs. Osborn asked that she be granted support and custody of her minor child.
  • 27 Mar 1930 James L. Jackson was decreed a divorce from Mrs. Laura Jackson in superior court No. 1 on cruelty charges. The defendant was awarded custody of a minor child, Jackson being ordered to pay $5 weekly for the child's support. Wedded in 1908 they separated December 28, 1928.
  • 28 Mar 1930 Charging that his wife, Mrs. Rose Eads left their home and failed to return until 12 or 1 o'clock on several occasions, Alva Eads sued for divorce in superior court No 2 yesterday. Wedded in 1923, the principals separated this month. Eads further alleged that the defendant neglected their daughter, leaving the child with strangers at various times, that she cursed and swore at him and associated with other men. He asked that he be granted custody of the child.
  • 28 Mar 1930 Blain Zerphy filed suit for divorce from his wife, Mrs. Lena Zerphy in superior court No.1, claiming that she deserted him in September, 1921. The marriage was contracted in 1918.
  • 28 Mar 1930 Complaining that her husband, Robert McConnell failed to make reasonable provision for the support of her child and herself or to provide a home for them, Mrs. Irene McConnell entered a divorce suit in superior court No.1. They married in 1927 and separated this month. Mrs. McConnell seeks custody of the child.
  • 29 Mar 1930 Charging that her husband, Benjamin G. Quigley, ordered her to leave his home, saying that he did not care for her and that he would not live with her, Mrs. Hennie Quigley sued for limited separation in superior court No. 1 yesterday. They married October 25, 1929 and separated March 25. Mrs. Quigley further alleged that Quigley has cursed and struck her and that he has been a habitual user of liquor.
  • 29 Mar 1930 Mrs. Gerodine B. Holobaugh in action for divorce in superior court No. 1 charged that her husband, Jesse W. Holobiugh, drank, cursed her, stayed out late at nights and refused to explain his whereabouts, and associated with another woman. Wedded in 1924, the parties separated in October last year.
  • 29 Mar 1930 Mrs. Margaret Monroe, suing for divorce in superior court No. 1, averred that her husband, Orin R. Monroe, "has made certain false accusation" and that he "has used very inappropriate language in her presence and has a number of time assaulted her." They married in 1926 and separated this month.
  • 29 Mar 1930 Charges that her husband, Henry Jackman abandoned her, failed to support her and used intoxicating liquor to excess were set up in a divorce complaint filed in superior court No. 1 by Mrs. Ida Jackman. They separated in April, 1928. The complaint sought restoration of her former name, Ida Griffith.
  • 29 Mar 1930 Artie L. Custer, sued Mrs. Alice E. Custer for divorce in superior court No. 1, alleging that she deserted him in August, 1924. They married in 1920. Custer asked that he be granted custody of his son, 8.
  • 29 Mar 1930 Warren Oplinger was awarded a decree of divorce in superior court No. 2 from Mrs. Josephine Oplinger on desertion charges. Married in 1924, they separated in February, 1926.
  • 30 Mar 1930 Her husband, Claude A.Alford failed to provide her with necessities of life and he at no time furnisher her with a home, Mrs. Fleta B. Alford charged in a suit for divorce filed yesterday in superior court No.1. Married in 1926, the Alfords separated in June, 1928. Mrs. Alford claims that it is impossible for her to live any longer with the defendant.
  • 30 Mar 1930 The divorce action of Minnie Price against Chester Price was dismissed on motion of the plaintiff in superior court No.2.
  • 30 Mar 1930 The divorce action of Mary Lee against Elihu Lee was dismissed on motion of the plaintiff in superior court No.2.

  • 01 Apr 1930 The marriage of Thomas Cummings and Mrs. Mae Cummings, which Cummings testified was contracted while he was drunk, was annulled in superior court No. 2. Cummings said he met his wife two day before they were married by a justice of the peace at Waukegan, Ill., March 3, 1929. He gave his name as Thomas J. O'Brien, he said. He sought to have the marriage annulled because of the circumstances under which it was contracted.
  • 01 Apr 1930 Charges that her husband, Harry F. Newcomer had associated with other women, been guilty of cruelty and failed to provide won a divorce for Mrs. Edith Newcomer in superior court No. 1.
  • 01 Apr 1930 Mrs. Wilma D. Ramsey was awarded a divorce from Robert B. Ramsey on a cross-complaint in superior court No. 1. Her former name, Wilma Yates was restored and she was given custody of a minor child, Ramsey being charged with its support.
  • 01 Apr 1930 Elijah Saylor was decreed a divorce from Mrs. Margaret Saylor on a cross-complaint.
  • 01 Apr 1930 In superior court No. 2 Mrs. Ethel Childers won a divorce from Francis A. Childers, her name being restored to Ethel Wagner.
  • 01 Apr 1930 Martin V. Boyle sued Mrs. Sadie Boyle for divorce in superior court, charging in part that she left him after an Argument, March 29.
  • 01 Apr 1930 Cross-complaint for divorce was filed in superior court No. 1 by Frank Edsall against Mrs. Marion Edsall, who he charged in part, wanted him to work nights so she could have the night time to herself. Married in 1917, they separated in January this year.
  • 01 Apr 1930 Alleging that her husband, Frank W. Ellison was guilty of cruelty and fall to provide, Mrs. Agnes Ellison sued for divorce in superior court No. 2. They married in 1916 and separated March 29, 1930.
  • 02 Apr 1930 Testimony that her husband, Nelson King, struck and beat her and told her to go, won a divorce for Mrs. Novella King, whose former name Movella Schultz was ordered restored. Wedded in 1928, the parties separated August 17, last year.
  • 02 Apr 1930 Mrs. Mabel Martin was given a divorce from Harold Martin on allegations that he had been guilty of cruelty and failure to provide. They married in 1928 and separated January 22, 1930. Custody of a minor child was awarded to Mrs. Martin and Martin was ordered to pay $5 weekly for its support.
  • 02 Apr 1930 Charging desertion and failure to provide, Mrs. Dorothy Raab was decreed a divorce from Robert Raab and custody of a minor child involved. The marriage was contracted in 1917 and the parties separated in September, 1924.
  • 02 Apr 1930 Mrs. George Oestermier sued Herman Oestermier for divorce in superior court No. 2, asserting that he had refused to live with her. Married in 1923, they separated this year.
  • 02 Apr 1930 Averring that her husband, Calvin C. Allen struck her, called her names and falsely accused her of being intimate with strange men. Mrs. Florence Allen filed suit for divorce and $1,000 alimony in superior court No. 2. They married in 1916 and separated last February. She asks custody of her three children.
  • 02 Apr 1930 Mrs. Luella R. Rigby filed suit in superior court No.2 for divorce from Clarrel R. Rigby, alleging that he choked her and on one occasion and that every time he became angry at her he left and threatened never to come back. Their marriage was contracted in 1927 and they separated March 30, this year. Support of $10 weekly and custody of her child were asked by Mrs. Rigby.
  • 03 Apr 1930 Charging that her husband, Jerry J. Danchy called her "vile and filthy names" and that he "cursed and swore at her without the slightest provocation", Mrs. Matilda Danchy sued for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Married in 1924, the Danchy's separated January 26, 1929. Mrs. Danchy further alleged that Danchy drank.
  • 03 Apr 1930 Mrs. Ruth Ternet filed suit against William Ternet for divorce in superior court No. 1, charging that he treated her in a cruel and inhuman manner. They married in 1919 and separated yesterday. Mrs. Terent seeks custody of her daughter, 8.
  • 03 Apr 1930 Livey Thompson was granted a divorce in superior court No. 1 from Mrs. Alberta Thompson. Thompson alleged in part that Mrs. Thompson called him vile names, associated with other men and refused to keep house. Wedded in 1926 the separated July 20, 1927.
  • 03 Apr 1930 Mrs. Irene Jerles was granted a divorce from Carl Jerles in superior court No. 1. Mrs. Jerles charged that she was compelled to work because of Jerles' alleged failure to provide. Their marriage was contracted in 1923 and they separated in January, this year.
  • 03 Apr 1930 Cross-complaint for divorce from Kenneth J. Klotz and $500 alimony was filed in superior court No. 1 by Mrs. Ruth A. Klotz, who averred that Klotz locked her out of the house at midnight and refused her admission. She also charged that he has been guilty of abandonment.
  • 04 Apr 1930 Charging that she had to work in onion fields in order to support herself and her four children, Mrs. Clara Routsong was awarded a decree of divorce from Alton Levern Routsong in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Mrs. Routsong was given custody of the children and Routgsong was ordered to pay $12 per week for their maintenance. Married in 1915, the parties separated August 26, 1929.
  • 04 Apr 1930 Testimony that her husband, Delbert Noyer had made false accusations against her, refused to provide and been guilty of cruelty won a divorce for Mrs. Mary Noyer. Her former name, Mary Smith was ordered restored. The couple married in May, 1929, and separated January 27 this year.
  • 04 Apr 1930 Mrs. Hazel P. Ormsby sued Ralph D. Ormsby for divorce in superior court No. 1, alleging that he "would become badly intoxicated every week or so, sometimes staying intoxicated several days at a time." Mrs. Ormsby's complaint further charged that Ormsby would come to their home in an intoxicated condition that he would fly into rages, cursing and swearing at her and using vile and indecent names. They married in 1927 and separated March 17, this year.
  • 05 Apr 1930 Mr. and Mrs. Peters, according to the wife's complaint, were married at Columbus, O., January 11, 1930, following which they returned to their home in Fort Wayne. In 1923, it was stated, the plaintiff was married to Caryl Rhinehart. The parties separated approximately three years after the marriage and contracted and shortly thereafter the plaintiff filed a petition for divorce from Rhinehart, in superior court No.1. The plaintiff, it was said, then went to Chicago where she entered a hospital for treatment of a nervous disease, remaining the city about three months. On her return to Fort Wayne, her husband, Rhinehart advised her that he had filed a cross-complaint and had obtained a divorce and that he was married again. On January 24, 1930, the plaintiff was advised and reliably informed that Rhinehart had not obtained a divorce, and she thereupon discontinued living with Peters. Judge Ryan stated that he granted Caryl Rhinehart a divorce on his cross-complaint against Mrs. Thelma Rhinehart, January 30, on cruelty charges.
  • 05 Apr 1930 Mrs. Mary Lenore James was given an annulment of her marriage on charges that her husband, Arthur E. James, had made-certain false representation concerning himself prior to their marriage, February 13, this year.
  • 05 Apr 1930 Charging that her husband, Calvin Snyder, "has caused her much mental anguish by maintaining a cold and indifferent attitude toward her," Mrs. Betty Snyder filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 2. Mrs. Snyder further averred that the defendant filed to provide her with sufficient clothing and to support her properly, and that he was guilty of nagging. They married April 10, 1929 and separated March 8, this year.
  • 05 Apr 1930 Ernest F. Possell, in suit for divorce from his wife, Mrs. Ruth Possell, entered in superior court No.1, alleged that she deserted hi, drank intoxication liquor and became "unbearable." Wedded in 1923, they separated April 6, 1924.
  • 05 Apr 1930 The divorce action of Mrs. Irene Kyler against Louis M. Kyler was ordered dismissed on motion of the plaintiff, in superior court No. 1
  • 06 Apr 1930 Suit for a five-year limited separation and $3,000 alimony was filed in superior court No. 1 yesterday by Mrs. Bernice Koons against Harry Koons. Mrs. Koons alleged that Koons has been guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment. They married in 1916, and separated March 12, this year. There are no children. Koons, it was stated, is a government employee.
  • 08 Apr 1930 Seeking her legal freedom and $5,000 alimony, Mrs. Irene Kyler filed suit in superior court No. 1 yesterday against her husband, Louis M. Kyler, who she charged, told her he was going to get a divorce if she did not get one. Married in 1923, the Kylers separated April 5, this year. Mrs. Kyler further alleged in part that Kyler cursed her, threatened to strike her and to do her bodily harm.
  • 08 Apr 1930 Mrs. Margaret Hemry, in action for divorce from Kenneth Hemry, charged that he complained concerning her friends and objected to her going with them. She further averred that he cursed and swore at her and failed to make proper provision for her support. They married March 6, 1929, and separated March 3, this year.
  • 08 Apr 1930 Allegations that her husband, Russell Urbine cursed and swore at her and occasionally struck her and threatened her life were incorporated in a divorce action filed by Mrs. Daisy Urbine. Wedded in 1927, the Urbines separated March 26, 1930. Alimony of $3,000, support of $10 weekly and custody of her minor child were sought by Mrs. Urbine.
  • 08 Apr 1930 Mrs. Grace J. Hamilton, in a suit for divorce from William A. Hamilton, alleged that he used liquor, struck her on one occasion and that there was such constant turmoil in their home that for them to continue to live together was intolerable. Their marriage was contracted in 1928, and they separated February 8, this year. She asked that she be given custody of her minor child.
  • 08 Apr 1930 Mrs. Ethel Litsey was granted a divorce in superior court No. 1 from Aden Litsey after the defendant's cross-complaint was withdrawn. Mrs. Ketsey charged in part the Litsey left her three times without cause and that he failed to provide. Married in 1923, they separated November 3, 1929.
  • 08 Apr 1930 Charges of cruelty, drunkenness and failure to provide won a divorce from Mrs. Helen Canfield from Gerald Canfield in superior court No. 1. Custody of her children was awarded to Mrs. Canfield and Canfield was ordered to pay $10 weekly for their support. Wedded in 1924, they separated in January, this year.
  • 08 Apr 1930 A decree of divorce was granted in superior court No. 1 to Gus E. Kimble against Mrs.Lucile Kimble, the defendant being given custody of the minor children. They married in 1919 and separated in Jun, 1929.
  • 08 Apr 1930 In superior court No. 2, Mrs. Lena Root was given a divorce from Clyde B. Root on her allegations that Root told her that he had no money or love for her and that she should get a divorce. Her former name, Len Khizroth was restored. The Roots married in 1927 and separated April 1, 1929.
  • 09 Apr 1930 Charging that her husband, Charles Carpenter, cursed, beat and choked her and associated with other women, Mrs. Catherine Carpenter sued for divorce in superior court yesterday. Mrs. Carpenter further averred that Carpenter has threatened her life and that he failed to provide proper support for her. They married November 9, 1929 and separated this month.
  • 09 Apr 1930 Failure to provide was the principal charge in a complaint filed by Mrs. Vivian Golden against Raymond Golden for divorce, $2,000 alimony and restoration of her former name. Married in 1924, they separated in February, 1930.
  • 09 Apr 1930 Mrs. Helen R. Campbell sued Richard Campbell for divorce, alleging that he struck, beat and cursed her and that since their marriage she has been compelled to live with him at rooming houses. They married in 1918 and separated in 1928. Mrs. Campbell seeks custody of her minor daughter.
  • 09 Apr 1930 Allegation of cruel and inhuman treatment were made by Mrs. Sarah Powell in suit for divorce from Thomas Powell, whom she married in 1921. He also failed to provide, she said.
  • 09 Apr 1930 Kenneth G. McMonigal, suing his wife, Mrs. Marie McMonigan for divorce, asserted that she was "cross and irritable" at times during their married life. They married in 1925.
  • 09 Apr 1930 Mrs. Ethel Guillaume was granted a divorce from Arden E. Guillaume in superior court No. 1 on her charges of cruelty and failure to provide. Her former name, Ethel Jenkin was restored.
  • 10 Apr 1930 Her husband Ralph L. Fox, would frequently leave their home and remain away all night, making no explanation concerning his whereabouts, Mrs. Elsie Fox charged in a suit for divorce filed in superior court No.2 yesterday. The Foxes, it was stated have formerly married and divorced. Their first marriage was in 1916 and Mrs. Fox was granted a divorce in 1925, according to the complaint. They remarried, separating the last time this month. Mrs. Fox seeks custody of her daughter, 12. She alleged further that Fox associated with other women and that he failed to provide.
  • 10 Apr 1930 In her suit for divorce filed in superior court No. 1, Mrs. Clara Sowers averred that her husband, John Sowers, is cold and indifferent, and "cares nothing whatever for her," that he has called her names and told her he wanted her to get a divorce. Married December 31 last year, they separated March 22.
  • 10 Apr 1930 Charges that her husband, Harry E. Reiff was guilty of cruelty and failure to provide were made by Mrs. Lucy May Reiff in an action for divorce filed in superior court No. 1. Restoration of her name of Lucy May Daugherty was sought.
  • 10 Apr 1930 Testimony that her husband, George R. Riley struck her at different time, called her vile names and threatened to kill her won a divorce for Mrs. Alta Riley in superior court No. 1. Custody of the children was awarded to Mrs. Riley, and Riley was ordered to pay $10 weekly as maintenance. They married in 1914 and separated January 2, this year.
  • 10 Apr 1930 Ellis E. Ambler was decreed a divorce from Mrs. Mamie Ambler in superior court No.1 on charges of desertion. Wedded in 1903, the Amblers separated in 1927.
  • 11 Apr 1930 Charging that her husband, Garth L. Lutz gave her only $3 during their entire married life for the purpose of buying clothes, Mrs. Margaret A. Lutz filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married January 1, 1929, the parties separated February 1, this year. Mrs. Lutz further asserted that her mate at various times struck and cursed her and used profane language concerning her. She asked for restoration of her former name, Margaret A. Proxmire.
  • 11 Apr 1930 Mrs. Mabel L. Ellis sued in superior court No. 2 for dissolution of her marriage ties to John Randal Ellis, asserting that he beat, struck, choked and cursed her and falsely accused her of immoral conduct. Wedded in 1923, they separated this month. There are four children, ranging in age from 6 years to 22 months, custody of whom is sought by Mrs. Ellis.
  • 12 Apr 1930 Alleging that her husband, Fred Demske was "lazy and indolent," and that he failed to provide for his family, Mrs. Viola Demske sue for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Married in 1925, they separated yesterday. Mrs. Demske asked that she be granted $15 weekly as maintenance and custody of her three children. Her complaint embodied certain personal charges against her mate, who, she accused, falsely claimed that she associated with other men. On one occasion, the complaint averred, he traded a bushel pf potatoes, which would have helped provide for Mrs. Demske and her children, for four gallons of gasoline "for which neither he nor his family had any use."
  • 12 Apr 1930 Mrs. Blanche Elkins was granted a divorce from Jesse Elkins on cruelty charges, in superior court No. 1. Her former name was restored. They married in July, last year and separated January 4.
  • 13 Apr 1930 Averring that his wife, Mrs. Elsie Myers refused to cook for him, keep house or maintain a home where they could live together, Jerry M. Myers sued for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married February 1, 1930, the principals separated April 2, the complaint stated. Myers charged further that Mrs. Myers left him without justification.
  • 13 Apr 1930 Her husband, Willis R. Munson, "continually associated with other women," Mrs. Pauline Munson alleged in an action for limited separation from bed and board for five years, entered in superior court No. 1. The marriage was contracted in 1922 and the litigants separated April 12, this year.
  • 13 Apr 1930 Charles H. Philley, Jr. in suit for divorce from Mrs. Lillian Philley, filed in circuit court, charged that she has struck him and been otherwise abusive to such an extent that continuation of their marriage is unendurable. He has alleged that she scolded him and nagged at him. They married in 1927 and separated this month.
  • 13 Apr 1930 Mrs. Bertha Kourebano was granted a divorce in superior court No.1 from George Kourebano on her allegations that the defendant was quarrelsome and that he "chased other women." They married in September, 1928. Mrs. Kourebano's former name was restored
  • 15 Apr 1930 Alleging that her husband, James Henderson on numerous occasions struck and cursed her and used profane language against her, Mrs. Hortense Henderson filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married October 1, 1929 the Henderson's separated April 12, this year.
  • 15 Apr 1930 Mrs. Edna Fay Crow was granted a divorce in superior court No 1 from William C. Crow on her allegations that the defendant had failed to provide for her, thus compelling her to work, and that he had been guilty of cruelty and had cursed her and sworn at her. Their marriage was contracted in 1911 and they separated December 9, 1929. There are two children, 17 and 15, custody of whom was awarded to Mrs. Crow, Crow being ordered to pay $5 weekly for support of the youngest child.
  • 15 Apr 1930 Divorce action of Mrs. Ursia M. Weiber against Melvin M. Weibel was dismissed on motion of the plaintiff in superior court No. 1
  • 16 Apr 1930 Charging that her husband, Willard Christlieb, created such constant strife that for them to live together was rendered intolerable, Mrs. Ida Mae Christlieb sued for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married in September 1, 1928, the Christliebs separated April 12, 1930.
  • 16 Apr 1930 Suit of Mrs. Husta L. Hughes against Oden Hughes for divorce was dismissed in superior court No. 1.
  • 17 Apr 1930 Charging that his wife, Mrs. Leona Downard used profane language in conversation with him, and that she cursed and swore at him and called him vile names, Bruce Downard sued for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. They married in May, 1929 and separated in February this year.
  • 17 Apr 1930 Mrs. Beuiah Deeter filed suit for divorce in superior court No.1, asserting that her husband, Walter Deeter had failed to support her during a period of more than two years. Wedded in 1925, they separated March 28, 1930.
  • 17 Apr 1930 Mrs. Julia Fisher was given her legal freedom in superior court No. 1 from William G. Fisher on her allegations that he struck her twice, called her vile names and associated with other women. Her former name, Julia DeWitt was restored.
  • 17 Apr 1930 Charges of failure to provide won a divorce for Mrs. Edith F. Foellinger from Walter W. Foellinger in superior court No. 1. Her former name, Edith F. Sawyer was restored.
  • 17 Apr 1930 Mrs. Clara R. Custer was decreed a divorce from Harrison A. Custer in superior court No. 1, on testimony that he struck her at different times and failed as a provider.
  • 17 Apr 1930 Mrs. Nellie Mae Schorr was granted a divorce in superior court No. 2 from George R. Schorr and restoration of her former name, Nellie Marie Sallier, on her assertions to the effect, in part that Schorr stayed out late at nights and did not provide.
  • 18 Apr 1930 Averring that her husband, Henry Oswalt did not support her or their five children at any time during their married life, which began in 1900, Mrs. Maude Oswalt sued for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Mrs. Oswalt alleged that Oswalt deserted her in May, 1920. She said she was forced to work in order to support and educate the children.
  • 18 Apr 1930 Cross-complaint for divorce was entered in circuit court by Mrs. Lillian Philley, defendant in an action begun by her husband, Charles H. Philley. The husband, according to the wife, created such constant strife that living together became intolerable. This condition, the cross-complaint averred, was caused by the interference of relatives of the husband, who, it was said, urged his to leave his wife. They married in March, 1927 and separated April 7, this year.
  • 18 Apr 1930 Testimony that her husband, Cordy Michael had nagged and found fault with her, associated with other women and been guilty of cruelty and failure to provide won a divorce for Mrs. Iva Michael in superior court No. 1. Mrs. Michael was also given custody of her two children and Michael was ordered to pay $3 weekly for their support.
  • 18 Apr 1930 Divorce action of Inez Jennings against Henry Jennings was ordered dismissed in circuit court.
  • 18 Apr 1930 The divorce suit of Anna Steizman against Richard Steizman was dismissed on motion of the plaintiff in superior court No. 2.
  • 19 Apr 1930 In a complaint asserting that his wife, Mrs. Grace B. Blume refused to keep house, failed to show love or affection for him and nagged at, scolded and threatened him, Albert M. Blume sued for divorce in superior court No.1. They married in 195 and separated in April, this year. Custody of two children was sought by Blume.
  • 19 Apr 1930 Mrs. Bessie Berger, in action for divorce in superior court No. 1 from Rudolph Berger, alleged in her complaint that during their married life he has maintained toward her "an air and attitude of passive tolerance." He refused to speak to her during periods of weeks and months at a time, it was further charged in part. The marriage was contracted in 1921. Mrs. Blume asked that she be granted $1,000 alimony.
  • 19 Apr 1930 Seek a divorce and $6,000 alimony, Mrs. Myrtle A. Mason sued her husband, Joseph A. Mason, in superior court No. 1. Married in 1906, they separated this month. Mrs. Mason alleged that the defendant called her vile names, struck her and drank
  • 19 Apr 1930 Charging that her husband, Roy H. Marsh drank and swore and that there have been quarrels between them during the latter part of their married life, Mrs. Frances Marsh sued for divorce in superior court No.1. The couple married in 1916. There is one child.
  • 19 Apr 1930 Mrs. Rose B. Garchell sued Clarence Gatchell for divorce and $5,000 alimony in superior court No. 2, averring in part that he failed to provide properly. Custody of two children was sought by Mrs. Gatchell.
  • 19 Apr 1930 Claiming that her husband, Howard Valroff has a temperament incompatible with hers and that he stayed out late nights and failed to inform her of his whereabouts, Mrs. Mary Valroff instituted a divorce action in superior court No. 2. Wedded in 1916, they separated this month.
  • 20 Apr 1930 Her husband, Benjamin Johnson, "was continually drinking whisky and would associate with other women," Mrs. Mabel F. Johnson alleged in a suit for divorce filed in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Married in 1923, they separated this month. Mrs. Johnson's complaint further charged that Johnson was "guilty of gross neglect" toward her, that he nagged at her, told her to secure a divorce and finally left her in a destitute state. She seeks restoration of her former name, Mabel Coyle.
  • 20 Apr 1930 Charging that her husband, James B. Couts treated her in a cruel and inhuman manner, Mrs. Osie E. Couts sued for divorce in superior court No. 1. The parties married in 1903 and separated in January this year. There are six children, ranging in age from 24 to 9 years. Custody of the three youngest children was asked by Mrs. Couts.
  • 20 Apr 1930 Suit for divorce and $7,000 alimony was filed by Mrs. Hilda McLain against Charles McLain. Wedded in 1905, they separated this month. Mrs. McLain's complaint stated that she has "done everything in her power to make married life as happy as possible" for her husband. Nevertheless, it was alleged, he "has persisted in running around with a neighbor lady…for a period of several years" and he has "openly and defiantly" told the plaintiff about it.
  • 20 Apr 1930 Virgin A. Kinder sued for divorce from Mrs. Dorothy A. Kinder, claiming that she nagged at and scolded him and refused to keep house. The marriage was contracted in July, 1929.
  • 20 Apr 1930 Stephan Swank was granted a divorce from Mrs. Effie Swank in superior court No.1 on charges of cruel and inhuman treatment.
  • 22 Apr 1930 Charging that his wife, Mrs. Mary Cathryn Egts nagged at him, "used all types of abusive language," and on some occasions, struck him, Carl Egts sued for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Wedded in 1927, the parties separated April 20, this year. There are two children, custody of whom is sought by Egts. His complaint further averred that his wife had accused him of associating with other women.
  • 22 Apr 1930 Her husband, Bruce W. Smith, told her to procure a divorce, that he no longer cared to live with her, Mrs. Amy Smith averred in a divorce complaint filed in superior court No. 2. She also charged that he failed to support her and to make and maintain a home for her. The Smiths married in February, 1929 and separated July 6. Mrs. Smith seeks restoration of her former name, Amy Schlup.
  • 22 Apr 1930 Complaining that her husband, Thomas Stutz failed to buy her any clothes during their married life and that he cursed her and nagged at her, Mrs. Sarah Stutz sued for divorce in superior court No. 1. Married in 1927, they separated this month. Custody of the two children is sought by Mrs. Stutz.
  • 22 Apr 1930 Charges of failure to provide won a divorce in superior court No. 1 for Mrs. Ida M. Meisel from Emanuel Meisel. They married in 1904 and separated in 1918.
  • 22 Apr 1930 Deryil Dunbar was given a divorce from Mrs. Bessie Dunbar on charges of desertion in superior court No.1. The marriage was contracted in 1920 and the principals separated in December, 1923. Custody of a minor child was awarded to the defendant, the plaintiff being charged with its support.
  • 22 Apr 1930 Mrs. Clottie Blew was decreed a divorce in superior court No. 1 from Otto Blew on allegations that he had been quarrelsome and had failed to provide. They separated March 30, 1928. Mrs. Blew was given custody of a minor child involved and Blew was charged with its support.
  • 22 Apr 1930 Charging that her husband, Conrad Roembke, Jr. had cursed and sworn at her and failed to provide, Mrs. Lean Roembke was awarded a divorce and custody of her minor child in superior court No. 1. Roemble was ordered to pay $5 weekly. Married in 1924, they separated January 2, this year.
  • 22 Apr 1930 Application for a change of venue from the court was filed by the plaintiff in the divorce action of Victor M. Dibble against Grace B. Dibble in superior court No. 2.
  • 23 Apr 1930 Charging that his wife, Mrs. Myrtle Sowers nagged at him, Robert Sowers was given a decree of divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married February 3, 1929 the parties separated in February, this year. Sowers alleged further that Mrs. Sowers had been quarrelsome and that she frequently absented herself from home.
  • 23 Apr 1930 Mrs. Mary I. Long was decreed a divorce from W. Bob Long in superior court No. 1 on her allegations that he had been guilty of cruelty, that he threatened to cut her throat and failed to provide. Wedded October 6, 1929, they separated in January, this year.
  • 23 Apr 1930 Testimony that her husband, Walter Lahm had failed to provide, thus compelling her to earn her own living, and that he had been guilty of cruelty, won a divorce in superior court No. 1 for Mrs. Marvel Lahm. Their marriage was contracted in 1925 and they separated in December, 1928.
  • 23 Apr 1930 Mrs. Violet Hawk was given a divorce in superior court No. 1 from Connos Hawk and her former name, Violet Budd was ordered restored. They married in December, 1927 and separated November 15, 1928.
  • 23 Apr 1930 Divorce action of Martin V. Boyle against Sadie Boyle was dismissed on motion of the plaintiff in superior court No. 1.
  • 24 Apr 1930 Said to have been approximately 13 years old when she married James Hyck in Toledo, O., in 1928, Mrs. Catherine Hydk was given an annulment of her marriage and her former name, Catherine Burns was restored in superior court No. 2. The girl, it was stated, is now about 15 years old. She has known Hyck approximately one month. They married in September, 1928, and separated the same month after having lived together approximately three weeks, according to the evidence. A suit for divorce had originally been filed on behalf of the girl. Judge Leonard held that she has been legally incapable, because of lack of sufficient age, to entering into the marriage contract, which he declared null and void.
  • 24 Apr 1930 Alleging that her husband, Joseph B. Owens on the day of their separation struck her, threatened to take her life and then "ran her with a knife," Mrs. Opal G. Owens filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Married in 1927, they separated last month. On various occasions, Mrs. Owens' complaint further charged, Owens "used obscene and opprobrious language" toward her.
  • 24 Apr 1930 Mrs. Pearl N. Heater sued in superior court No. 1 for divorce from Joseph D. Heater, charging that he associated with other women, and that he failed to provide a proper and suitable home for his family. The marriage was contracted in 1924 and the parties separated this month. Mrs. Heater asked that she be granted custody of four children, ranging in age from 5 years to 10 months.
  • 24 Apr 1930 Charges that her husband, Edward C. Fensler has been guilty of desertion, cruelty and failure to provide, won a divorce for Mrs. Nina L. Fensler in superior court No. 1. She alleged that she had been compelled to work and that the defendant had struck her. Wedded in 1917, the Fenslers separated in February, this year. Mrs. Fensler was given custody of three minor children and Fensler was ordered to pay $15 weekly for their support.
  • 24 Apr 1930 Mrs. Agnes J. Waldron was granted a divorce from Lavere R. Waldron on allegation that he had treated her cruelly and failed to provide, in superior court No. 1. They married in July, 1928 and separated in September, 1929. The plaintiff's name was restored to Agnes Winters.
  • 25 Apr 1930 Claiming that there has been such constant strife during their marriage that for them to live together longer is impossible Mrs. Hazel Hightower sued Carl Hightower for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Mrs. Hightower charged that her husband objected to members of her family visiting her and that he nagged at her constantly. Married March 27, 1927, they separated this month.
  • 25 Apr 1930 Mrs. Agatha A. Robbins filed suit in superior court No. 1 for divorce from George R. Robins, asserting that he failed to provide a proper home for his family. Wedded February 3, 1928 they separated in August last year. There are two children, aged on and one-half and six weeks respectively, custody of whom is sought by Mrs. Robbins, who also asks that she be granted support.
  • 25 Apr 1930 Answer of general denial to charges embodied in a divorce action instituted by her husband, Carl Egts, and cross-complaint for a two-year limited separation was entered by Mrs. Mary Cathryn Egts in superior court No. 2. Mrs. Egts averred that Egts, without fault on her part, created such constant strife that living together was renered impossible. They married March 1, 1927 and separated this month. Custody of her two children, aged respectively two and one-half and eight months, is asked by Mrs. Egts.
  • 26 Apr 1930 Alleging that her husband, Charles Johnson spent money for liquor and that he gambled, Mrs. Ida M. Johnson filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Her complaint charged further that Johnson cursed and swore at her, told her to leave home and frequently stayed away all night. They married in 1920.
  • 26 Apr 1930 Mrs. Nina Davis, in action, in superior court No. 1 to end her marriage to Harold Davis, averred that he kicked and struck her, cursed and swore at her, drank liquor and occasionally came home in a state of intoxication early in the mornings. Wedded in March, 1929 they separated this month.
  • 26 Apr 1930 Charges that her husband, Columbus Kezee threw her out of their home, that he cursed and abused her and failed to provide reasonable means of support, were incorporated in a divorce complaint filed in superior court No. 1 by Mrs. Dessie Rae Kezze. Married in 1923, they separated in February, this year.
  • 26 Apr 1930 Suit for a five -year limited separation and $5,000 alimony was filed in circuit court by Mrs. Elinor Pilett against Edwin Pilett. She asserted that he struck and beat her and failed to furnish sufficient support. They marriage was contracted in 1926 and the parties separated this month.
  • 26 Apr 1930 Allegations that his wife, Mrs. Nora Ellingwood, was "an inveterate user of tobacco" and that she "would frequently spit tobacco juice on the floors and walls of their home and on the furniture located therein" were made in a complaint for divorce filed by George W. Ellingwood in superior court No. 2. The Ellingwoods married in 1904 and separated July 1, 1929, the complaint stated. Ellingwood also charged in part that his spouse failed to cook his meals and keep his wearing apparel in proper condition for use. His complaint further-set forth that he warned her "of the way she was keeping and conducting her home and that if she persisted in such conduct, her would be forced to leave her." She replied, however, it was alleged, "that she did not care," and that he "was no good around there anyway."
  • 27 Apr 1930 Alleging that his wife, Mrs. Marjorie Bower has kicked and beaten him "without any cause whatsoever," Forrest Bower filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. They married December 25, 1929 and separated this month. Bower charged further that his mate has refused "to keep her home in a clean condition."
  • 27 Apr 1930 Mrs. Aldena Dewell sued, in superior court No. 2 for divorce from Allen L. Dewell, her complaint averring that he has informed her "that she has now married him and she would have to work and keep him." Wedded in October 28, 1929, they separated February 16, 1930. The wife also charged that the defendant drank, became "angry and impatient" with her, compelled her to work and support the home, struck and beat her and refused to let her visit her people.
  • 27 Apr 1930 Claiming that he was obliged to prepare his own meals or to get them at restaurants, Robert Edwards entered suit for divorce from his wife, Mrs. Margaret Edwards in superior court No. 2. She nagged at and quarreled with him and would not keep their place of residence clean, Edwards further alleged. The marriage was contracted June 20, 1927 and the parties separated this month.
  • 27 Apr 1930 Mrs. Lillian Steward in suit for divorce from Marion E. Steward, instituted in superior court No. 2, charged that he cursed and swore at her without occasion and called her "vile and filthy names." Her complaint also alleged that he drank, associated with other women and remained away from home until late at night. Married in 1914, they separated this month.
  • 27 Apr 1930 Charging that her husband, Jack R. Robey has promised her to abstain for drinking since they were married, but that he has not done so, Mrs. Ida Mae Robey sued in superior court No. 1 for divorce, custody of her two children and $30 weekly as maintenance. She claimed that he has mistreated her and the children. Wedded in 1923, they separated this month.
  • 27 Apr 1930 Mrs. Virginia M. Woods was granted a divorce from Frank P. Woods and custody of her infant son, in superior court No. 1. They married in 1928.
  • 27 Apr 1930 The suit of Mrs. Elinor Pilett against Edwin Pilett for limited separation was ordered venued from Allen circuit court to DeKalb county on agreement.
  • 29 Apr 1930 Charging in part that her husband, Virgil Ballinger, deserted her and failed to provide her with food, clothing and other necessities of life, Mrs. Cora Ballinger sued for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. She alleged further that her husband cursed her, called her vile and indecent names and occasionally became intoxicated. They separated November 1, 1929. Restoration of her former name was sought by Mrs. Ballinger.
  • 29 Apr 1930 Testimony that his wife, Mrs. Daisy C. Julian deserted him won a divorce for Edward T. Julian in superior court No. 2. Married August 12, 1912, they separated November 1, 1928.
  • 29 Apr 1930 Divorce action of Mrs. Rose B. Gatchell against Clarence Gatchell was dismissed on motion of the plaintiff in superior court No. 2.
  • 30 Apr 1930 Alleging in part that her husband, Jacob Lambert has used intoxicating liquor to excess, Mrs. Sarah Lambert filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married in 1923, the parties separated December 25, 1929. Mrs. Lambert charged further that her mate failed to provide for her during a period of more than two years and that he never supported her adequately.
  • 30 Apr 1930 Her husband, Lawrence W. Brayton, filed to provide a proper home for herself and their child, aged two and one-half years, Mrs. Maxine G. Brayton charged in action for divorce instituted in superior court No. 1. The marriage was contracted January 1, 1927, and the litigants separated this month. Mrs.Brayton asked that she be granted support and custody of the child.
  • 30 Apr 1930 Averring that her husband, George F. Moore deserted her February 12, 1927, Mrs. Mary E. Moore sued for divorce in superior court No. 1. They married March 18, 1926.

  • 01 May 1930 Charging that his wife, Mrs. Edna Bickel nagged at him, scolded him and found fault, and that it is impossible for them to live peacefully and happily together, Arthur Bickel sued for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Married July 13, 1929, they separated this month. Bickel is the father of a daughter 12, by a former marriage.
  • 01 May 1930 Goldie G. Thomas filed suit in superior court No 1 divorce from Cleo C. Thomas, various alleged acts of mistreatment being cited. The marriage was contracted in August 1929 and the parties separated December 28.
  • 02 May 1930 Her husband, Harold Orahood threatened on one occasion to kill her with a butcher knife, Mrs. Margaret Orahood alleged in action for divorce filed in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Mrs. Orahood further charged that Orahood has treated her in a cruel and inhuman manner by nagging at her and failing to provide. They separated April 5.
  • 02 May 1930 Mrs. Edith M. Stewart was awarded a divorce from Pierre Stewart in superior court No. 1 on her testimony that the defendant had been guilty of cruelty, made false accusations against her and cursed her. Mrs. Stewart was also awarded $200 alimony and her former name was ordered restored. Married in January, 1927, the Stewarts separated February 28, this year.
  • 03 May 1930 Claiming that her husband, Arthur Bickel permitted his 12-year-old daughter by a former marriage "to verbally abuse" her, Mrs. Arthur Bickel filed a cross-complaint for divorce yesterday in an action instituted by him in superior court No. 2. Married July 13, 1929, the parties separated April 25 this year. The child, Mrs. Bickel further charged, called her name, told her she was of "bad and immoral character" and would not obey her. Mrs. Bickel said that she at all times made a special effort to supervise the child's conduct and to guide her in the proper way of life, but that the child consistently refused to obey her. When she discussed the child's conduct with Bickel, she stated, her told her she was nagging him "and that she should mind her own business." On one occasion, she claimed, He slapped her "without any reason or provocation." She seeks restoration of her former name, Edna E. Skinner.
  • 03 May 1930 Mrs. Margaret Tieman, in action for divorce from Archie Tieman , averred that he occasion ally would stay out until the early moring hours, frequent public dance halls without taking her, and associate with other women. They married in 1927 and separated in March, 1929. Mrs. Tieman asked that her name be restored to Margaret Reece.
  • 03 May 1930 Charging that about March 24, 1929, her husband Paul E. Taylor, saying her no longer cared to live with her, broke up housekeeping, disposed of the furnishings and moved elsewhere, refusing to make provision for her support. Mrs. Minnie A. Taylor sued for divorce and $500 alimony. They married in 1917.
  • 03 May 1930 Mrs. Mary J. Timmes brought suit for divorce from John Timmes on general averments of cruel and inhuman treatment. Wedded in 1922, they separated last month.
  • 04 May 1930 Alleging in part that her husband, Lee Crall has refused to pay his rent and "legitimate bills," Mrs. Lula Crall filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1, yesterday. A separation this month broke a marriage contracted in 1922. Mrs. Crall charged further that her spouse "has not paid his house rent for eight months" and has not given her money to pay for table necessities for her three children and herself. At times, Crall gave her checks, but when she undertook to cash some of these, her complaint averred, she discovered that no funds were available. She asked that she be given custody of the children, aged 7 and 2 years, and eight months; $15 weekly as maintenance and an additional sum of $2 per week to apply on a mortgage on her furniture.
  • 04 May 1930 Mrs. Grace A. Steward sued in superior court No.1 for divorce from Earl M. Steward, who according to her complaint is serving a 10-year term on conviction of robbery. Married in 1921, they separated February 10, this year. There are four children, custody of whom is sought by Mrs. Steward. She charged that Steward struck her, called her vile names and failed to provide properly.
  • 04 May 1930 Mrs. Bessie Longardner was given a divorce in superior court No. 1 on a cross-complaint entered in an action instituted by her husband Frank Longardner. Custody of the Longardners' five children, ranging in age from three months to nine years, was vested in Mrs. Longardner. Longardner was ordered to pay
  • 85 monthly for their maintenance. Wedded in 1919, the parties separated last Frebuary.
  • 04 May 1930 Allegations of desertion won a divorce in superior court No. 1 for Burton Sellers from Mrs. Hazel Sellers. They married in 1909 and separated last January.
  • 04 May 1930 Testimony that her husband, Frank Edsall has slapped her, called her names and occasionally became intoxicated won a divorce for Mrs. Marion Edsall in superior court No. 1. Mrs. Edsall was given custody of their three children and Edsall was ordered to pay $10 weekly as maintenance. The marriage was contracted in 1917.
  • 04 May 1930 Charges that her husband, Robert Firks, choked and struck her and failed to provide won a divorce for Mrs. Georgia Firks in superior court No. 1. Her name was restored to Georgia Deahl. They separated last fall after having been married approximately a year.
  • 06 May 1930 Frederick Ripke of Woodburn was awarded a divorce from Mrs. Delianna Ripke in superior court No. 1, the case having been under advisement since February. Married Dec. 6, 1929, the Ripkes separated in January, this year. Mrs. Ripke, formerly resided in Waterloo, Ia., and they became acquainted through a "corresponding club." Her marriage to Ripke was her third matrimonial union, according to the evidence. Mrs. Ripke was awarded the sum of $350.
  • 06 May 1930 Mrs. Violet M. Barbour was given a divorce from Xen D. Barbour in an action begun by the latter in superior court No. 1. They married in 1926 and separated Oct 8, 1929. Mrs. Barbour charged that Barbour struck her at various times and failed to provide. She was given custody of two minor children involved, and Barbour was ordered to pay $10 weekly for their support.
  • 06 May 1930 Subject to testimony of residence witnesses, Mrs. Mable R. Prugh was decreed a divorce from Paul Prugh on a cross-complaint in superior court No. 1, her former name being restored. She testified that her husband stayed out nights and failed to provide. The marriage was contracted Oct. 15, 1927.
  • 06 May 1930 In superior court No. 2 Mrs. Ethel Eagleye was granted a divorce from Pathro Eagleye on her allegations that the defendant drank intoxicating liquor, gambled, slapped her and told her to get out. Wedded in 1924, they separated Jan 27 this year. Mrs. Eagleye's former name, Esther Burr was restored.
  • 06 May 1930 Cross-complaint for divorce was filed by Charles Warfield in a suit instituted by his wife, Mrs Caroline Warfield, in superior court No. 1. Married in April, 1929, they separated Nov 20. Warfield's cross-complaint alleged that his wife has associated with other men and that she "would go out nights and wound not return home at times before 1 a.m." He also seeks custody of their minor child.
  • 06 May 1930 Charging that her husband, Edward Hedges on one occasion choked her, "leaving black and blue marks on her body for days thereafter," Mrs. Dorothy Hedges sued for a two-year limited separation, in superior court No. 2. They married March 30, 1929. The wife alleged further that Hedges struck, beat and deserted her.
  • 06 May 1930 Mrs. Lela Pease filed suit in superior court No. 1 for divorce from Homer Pease, averring that he struck and beat her, whereby her eye was blackened and told her he was tired of her. While he was in a state of intoxication, she further alleged, he cursed her, calling her all kinds of vile names, and when the baby was ill he refused to call a doctor. They separated May 2, this year after a marriage contracted in 1927. Mrs. Pease asked that she be granted custody of the child.
  • 06 May 1930 Divorce action of Judson Mote against Bessie Mote was dismissed on agreement in superior court No. 1.
  • 06 May 1930 Divorce complaint of Arthur Bickel against Edna Bickel was dismissed in superior court No. 2.
  • 07 May 1930 Subject to the testimony of residence witnesses, Loran C. Shaw was granted a divorce from Mrs. Lillie M. Shaw in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Shaw made charges that his wife had been guilty of cruelty and that she had associated with other men. Married in 1925, they separated Mar 14, 1926.
  • 07 May 1930 Charging that her husband, Arthur Boester struck and neglected her, Mrs. Hannah Boester sued for divorce in superior court No. 1. They separated in May, 1929 after having been married approximately 10 years. There are five children.
  • 08 May 1930 Alleging in part that her husband, Charles Daub, would strike and beat her, leaving bruises upon her body for days." Mrs. Alice Daub filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. A separation last month broke a marriage contracted November 3, 1928. Mrs.Daub's complaint averred that the alleged beatings would occasionally take place when the defendant came home in an intoxicated condition and that he would also call her vile and filthy names.
  • 08 May 1930 Charging that his wife, Mrs. Lela Boseker, occasionally stayed away until late at night, that she refused to get breakfast and that she told him she was "stepping out on him" with another man. Edwin J. Boseker was granted a divorce in superior court No. 2. Married in 1927, the parties separated in February, this year.
  • 08 May 1930 Kenneth L. Ball sued Mrs. Thelma Ball for divorce in superior court No. 1, asserting that she frequently told him "to go and get a divorce, that she would not live with him any longer." She has nagged at him and accused him of conduct unbecoming a husband, her further charged. They married in 1924 and separated April 30, this year. Ball asked that custody of two children, aged 5 and 2 years, be placed with the defendant.
  • 08 May 1930 Fred W. Jackson in action for divorce from Mrs. Nancy M. Jackson, instituted in superior court No. 1, alleged that she abused him refused to live at the place he prepared for her and associated with other men. Wedded in 1912, they separated May 5, 1916.
  • 08 May 1930 Divorce action of Elizabeth J. Linhart against Thomas V. Linhart, was dismissed in superior court No. 2.
  • 09 May 1930 Alleging that his wife, Mrs. Marjorie Bower has, when in anger, kicked and beaten him without cause whatsoever, Forrest Bower sued for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Wedded December 25, 1929, the Bowers separated April 23, this year. Bower further charged that the defendant "refused to keep her home in a clean condition."
  • 09 May 1930 Mrs. Lena Bender filed suit in superior court No. 1 for a five-year limited separation for her husband, John L. Bender, whom she married in 1899, the separation taking place last September. It was averred by Mrs. Bender that her mate created such constant strife that for then to live together longer was intolerable, and that he failed to support her.
  • 09 May 1930 Her husband, Herman F. Roberts treated her in a cruel and inhuman manner during the period of their married life. Mrs. Jessie E. Roberts asserted in an action for divorce instituted in superior court No. 1. The marriage was contracted in 1921 and they separated last June. Mrs. Roberts asked that she be granted custody of her child.
  • 09 May 1930 Charging that her husband, William L. Jackson failed to make reasonable provisions for her support, Mrs. Laura E. Jackson entered suit for divorce in superior court No. 1. They married in 1908 and separated in March, this year.
  • 09 May 1930 John Smyers was granted a divorce from his wife, Mrs. Vernie Smyers , who he alleged would not speak for two and three months at a time; that she was guilty of association with other men and desertion, and that his mother-in-law interfered with them. Wedded in 1924, they separated in December, 1927. Custody of a minor child was awarded to the plaintiff.
  • 09 May 1930 Decree of divorce from Frank Edsall was given to Mrs. Marion Edsall in superior court No.1. She charged that her husband drank, called her vile names and slapped her. They married in 1917. Mrs. Edsall was granted custody of three children.
  • 10 May 1930 Alleging in part that his wife. Mrs. Bertha K. Hoffert, has told him "to get out of her home," George J. Hoffert filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. They married in 1927 and separated yesterday. Hoffert charged further that the defendant cursed and swore at him and was guilty of nagging and quarreling.
  • 10 May 1930 Mrs. Elvie Barnett in action to end her marriage to John Barnett, instituted in superior court No. 1, averred that he struck and beat her, called her vile names and often stayed out late at night without giving any reason therefor. Wedded in 1926, they separated September 1, last year. She sought restoration of her former name, Elvie Finely.
  • 10 May 1930 Harold I. Maupin, suing Mrs. Lenore Maupin for divorce in superior court No. 2, charged that she has repeatedly told him "both by word of mouth and in writing that she would not live with him and that he should get a divorce." She has told him she did not love him, and has refused to return to live with him even when he requested her to do so, he further claimed. Married in 1922, they separated last month. Maupin seeks custody of the two children.
  • 10 May 1930 Allegations that her husband, Bernard A. Willig, struck, beat and cursed her, called her vile names and that he would destroy the property belonging to them, were made in a divorce action entered by Mrs. Hilda L. Willig in superior court No. 2. They married in 1922 and separated this month. Custody of her two children is sought by Mrs. Willig.
  • 10 May 1930 Mrs. Myrtle Otto was given a divorce from Grover Otto in superior court No. 1 on charges of failure to provide. The marriage was contracted in 1919 and they separated in February this year. Mrs. Otto's former name was ordered restored.
  • 10 May 1930 Charges of cruelty won judgement for Mrs. Mildred M. Welsh in her action against Robert M. Welsh in superior court No. 1. Wedded in 1927, they separated in February this year.
  • 11 May 1930 Walbrun Pence was given his legal freedom in action against Mrs. Leona Pence on charges that the defendant would leave home for weeks at a time, in superior court No. 2 yesterday. The marriage was contracted in 1925.
  • 11 May 1930 Mrs. Iris Benzel was awarded a divorce from Arthur C. Benzel on allegation that he gambled, drank and did not pay his debts in superior court No. 2. They married in 1921. Mrs. Benzel was given custody of their child.
  • 13 May 1930 Allegations that her husband, Kenneth J. Klotz had occasionally locked her out on cold nights and that he had sworn at her and struck her won a divorce for Mrs. Ruth Klotz in superior court No. 1. Married December 31, 1929, they separated March 25, 1930. Her former name, Ruth Anne Fulton was ordered restored.
  • 13 May 1930 Fred Greiner was awarded a divorce from Mrs. Dora Greiner in superior court No. 1 on charges of cruelty. The marriage was contracted in 1928. Custody of a minor child was given to Gertrude Greiner subject to modification.
  • 13 May 1930 Mrs. Lula Baker filed suit in superior court No. 1 for divorce from her husband, Fate Baker averring that he at various times cursed and otherwise mistreated her child and herself. It was alleged in her complaint that Baker, stuck Mrs. Baker while she was in bed, inflicting bruises and wounds on her person and injuring her face and hand. She asks $2,000 alimony and $15 weekly as support.
  • 13 May 1930 Divorce action of Mrs. Elinor Pilett against Edwin Pliett was ordered dismissed in circuit court on motion of the plaintiff.
  • 14 May 1930 Alleging that his wife, Mrs. Opal Etter cursed and swore at him and that she struck him several times, Clell H. Etter was granted a divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. The marriage was contracted in 1913. Etter was given custody of a son, 14, and custody of a daughter, 12 was awarded to the defendant. Etter was ordered to pay $40 monthly to the defendant for her support and that of the child.
  • 14 May 1930 Her husband, John Davis has during the past year, swore at her and called her vile names, struck and beaten her and threatened to throw her out of their house Mrs. Eliza Davis averred in a complaint for dissolution of matrimonial ties files in superior court No. 1. Married in 1906, the parties separated May 9, this year. There are four children, ranging in age from 23 to 15, the plaintiff having custody of all but the eldest. She further alleged that the defendant "squandered his money in satisfying his own appetite and desires and left his family in want for the necessaries of life and boasted to the plaintiff in so doing."
  • 14 May 1930 Mrs. Loveda Fett sued Saul Fett for divorce in superior court No. 1, claiming that he frequently called her vile and indecent names and failed to support her properly. Wedded November 28, 1927, they separated May 10 this year. Mrs. Fett asked that she be granted custody of a minor child involved.
  • 16 May 1930 Charging that her husband, Howard M. Somers has repeatedly told her he does not love her and that she should get a divorce, Mrs. Lura Somers filed suit for legal freedom in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married in 1927, they separated May 6, this year. Mrs. Somers asked that she be granted custody of her son, 2.
  • 16 May 1930 Mrs. Pearl Miller sued Edgar M. Miller for divorce in superior court No. 2, claiming that he has treated her in a cruel and inhuman manner. The marriage was contracted in 1922 and the parties separated May 14, this year. Custody of four children, aged 7, 5, 3 and 1 years is sought by the plaintiff.
  • 17 May 1930 Her husband, Jerome M. Geise would become intoxicated and kick and beat her, Mrs. Mary C. Geise alleged in a suit for divorce filed in superior court No. 1 yesterday. The couple married in 1926 and separated Thursday.
  • 17 May 1930 Harvey Bovine, suing for divorce from Mrs. Fern Bovine in superior court No. 1, alleged that she was "cross and surly" and that she associated and kept company with other men. Wedded April 6, 1929, they separated September 15. Bovine further charged that at the time of the separation his wife told him she did not love him anymore and did not care to live with him.
  • 17 May 1930 Mrs. Alma Truman sued Doland Truman to end a marriage contracted January 28, 1929 in superior court No. 1. Her complaint alleged that all during their married life together the defendant was continually drinking and intoxicated, that he refused to provide for her or contribute anything whatever toward her support.
  • 17 May 1930 Divorce and restoration of her maiden name were sought by Mrs. Bernice Scott in action against Richard A. Scott filed in superior court No. 1. She averred that he treated her in a cruel and inhuman manner. They married November 25, 1927 and separated Thursday.
  • 17 May 1930 Mrs. Isabelle Salter was granted a divorce in superior court No. 1 from David H. Salter on her testimony that the defendant had been guilty of cruelty and had failed to provide. She was awarded custody of two children 5 and 3, and Salter was ordered to pay $7 weekly for their support. Married in 1924, they separated October, last year.
  • 18 May 1930 Divorce action of Mrs. Irene Roberts against Max Roberts was dismissed on motion of plaintiff in superior court No. 1 yesterday.
  • 20 May 1930 Alleging that her husband, John Hart "insists upon chewing tobacco and expectorating on the furniture, floor and rugs," much to her embarrassment, Mrs. Anna Hart sued for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Wedded in 1913, they separated this month. Mrs. Hart further charged that her mate nagged at and scolded her and frequently told her to get out of their home. She asked that she be granted custody of their five children ranging in age from 14 to 7.
  • 20 May 1930 Dewey Copeland in suit for divorce from Mrs. Leona Copeland, instituted in superior court No. 1, averred that she quarreled and nagged and failed to "make a home" and perform her household duties. They married in 1923 and separated February, last year.
  • 20 May 1930 His wife, Mrs. Vera Miller, refused to cook or keep house for him and falsely accused him of intimacy with strange women, Kenneth Miller charged in a divorce action entered in superior court No. 1. Married in 1927 they separated last month.
  • 20 May 1930 Mrs. Mabel Ake sued Clarence Ake for divorce in superior court No. 2, charging cruel and inhuman treatment. The marriage was contracted in 1911 and the parties separated in December, 1928.
  • 20 May 1930 Cruel and inhuman treatment was alleged by Mellie Warner in suit for divorce and $1000 alimony instituted against Anson Warner in superior court No. 2.
  • 20 May 1930 Mrs. Emma Pace was given a Decree dissolving her marriage tgo Haywood Pace in superior court No. 1, on her allegation that the defendant had been guilty of cruelty, nagging and associating with other women. They married November 14, 1928 and separated August 19, 1929. Her former name was ordered restored.
  • 20 May 1930 William H. Hull was awarded a divorce from Mrs. Sophia Hull in superior court No. 1, on charges of cruelty, quarreling and nagging. Hull is 76 and the defendant 66, according to the court records. Wedded October 1, 1929, they separated in February, this year.
  • 20 May 1930 Subject to testimony of residence witnesses, Mrs. Lillian Sebring won a divorce from Orin Sebring, in superior court No. 1 on allegation that he had struck her, cut her with a knife and failed to provide. The parties married in March, 1928 and separated last December. Mrs. Sebring was given custody of a minor child, for the support of which Sebring was ordered to pay $4 weekly.
  • 21 May 1930 Alleging in part that his wife, Mrs. Gladys Cook, forbade card playing in their home and that she insisted that the only recreation in which he was to indulge was attendance to religious services, Maurice Cook filed a cross-complaint for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. The cross-complaint was entered in an action begun by Mrs. Cook. Married in September, 1919, the parties separated May 6, 1926, it was stated. Cook further complained that his wife refused to attend social gatherings or engage in entertainments. On a few occasions, he alleged, she in response to his solicitations, accompanied him to a moving picture show, but each time, it was said, she found fault with and criticized him for having taken her to such entertainment. She nagged and found fault with him and "criticized and ridiculed his conduct when they attended social gatherings," Cook charged
  • 22 May 1930 Alleging that her husband, Jack Everett Reeder has associated with other women, Mrs. Mildreth l. Reeded Filed suit for divorce, $5000 alimony and support in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married in 1923, the Reeder's separated this month, it was said. Mrs. Reeder's complaint stated that her husband's alleged infidelity has destroyed her love and affection for him and made it impossible for her to continue to live with him as his wife. There is one child, 4 years old.
  • 22 May 1930 Mrs. Geraldine Lydiksen was decreed a divorced from Earl Lydiksen and awarded custody of her minor child in superior court No. 1. Mrs. Lydiksen charged that her mate has been guilty of desertion for more than two years and failure to provide.
  • 22 May 1930 His wife, Mrs. Mary Wilkinson, neglected to look after her household duties, Ralph Wilkinson averred in a suit for divorce instituted in superior court No. 1. He claimed further that she repeatedly told him that she did not care for him and requested him to get a divorce, stating that she would no longer live with him as his wife. The marriage was contracted in 1927 and the parties separated this month.
  • 22 May 1930 Divorce action of Mrs. Lulu B. Link against Leslie J. Link was dismissed on motion of the plaintiff in superior court No. 1.
  • 23 May 1930 Alleging that his wife, Mrs. Clara Lamley gathered his clothes "and told him that if he did not take them and get out, she would poison him," David Lamley filed a cross-complaint for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. They married in 1926. Lamley further charged in his cross-complaint that his wife refused to keep his house of him or to cook his meals,that she nagged at and quarreled with him and associated with other men.
  • 23 May 1930 Suit for divorce was filed by Mrs. Justine W. Johnstone against Keats Johnstone in superior court No. 2, it being alleged that Johnstone has been guilty of infidelity. Wedded December 7, 1929, the Johnstone's separated April 10. The plaintiff seeks restoration of her former name, Justine Wefel.
  • 24 May 1930 Charging that her husband, Vernon L. Davis occasionally remained away from home all night and that he associated with other women, Mrs. Dorothy Davis sued for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married in 1925, they separated April 28, this year. Mrs. Davis further complained that Davis told her he did not wish to live with her any longer and that he could not support her. Her complaint stated that he was sent to the Allen county penal farm after having been found guilty of wife and child neglect. She asked that she be given custody of her child, 3.
  • 24 May 1930 Mrs. Katherine Jean sued Merle Jean for divorce in superior court No. 1, alleging that if he "was successful in gaining possession of money or funds he immediately proceeded to gamble and dissipate the same rather than to expend them for the support of his wife and family." On one occasion, she asserted, he struck her. Wedded in 1922, they separated September 1, last year. Custody of a 7-year-old daughter was sought by Mrs. Jean.
  • 24 May 1930 Divorce complaint of Mrs. Lula Baker against Fate Baker was dismissed on motion of plaintiff in superior court No. 1.
  • 25 May 1930 Hi wife, Mrs. Margaret Shull, created such constant strife that for them to live longer together as husband and wife was intolerable, Wayne Schull alleged in a shit for divorce entered in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married in 1927, the Shull's separated in January the following year.
  • 25 May 1930 Mrs. Evelyn Flaig in action to end her marriage to George Flaig, filed in superior court No. 1, charged that he had quarreled with and nagged at her and failed to provide. The marriage was contracted March 8, this year, the parties separating May 13, it was stated.
  • 27 May 1930 Charging that her husband, Roger Lininger told her "to get out and stay out," Mrs. Nellie Lininger sued for dissolution of matrimonial ties in superior court No. 1 yesterday. He also "quarreled constantly," she alleged further, thus marring a marriage which, contracted in 1927 was disrupted by a separation this month. She asked that her former name, Nellie Peterson be restored.
  • 27 May 1930 Mrs. Helen J. Amacher suing in superior court No. 2 for divorce from Walter Amacher averred in her complaint that her mate "told her he did not love her, to get out of her house and get a divorce," Amacher, his wife further averred, has on occasion "dissipated his earnings for the purchase of intoxicating liquor," and arrived at his home in an intoxicated condition. He also cursed her, called her vile names, used profanity while talking to her and struck, criticized and ridiculed her at various time, her complaint asserted. Married in 1928, they separated this month. Mrs. Amacher seeks custody of her minor child.
  • 27 May 1930 Suit for divorce was instituted in superior court No. 2 by Mrs. Alice Scherer against Virgil Scherer, who she claimed in part refused to let her parents and friends see her or come to her. He falsely accused her of associating with other men, cursed and swore at her, and left her for weeks at a time. They married in 1928 and separated this month. Restoration of her former name, Alice DeBolt was petitioned by Mrs. Scherer.
  • 27 May 1930 Mrs. Lucille Schmid was decreed a divorce from Walter Schmid in superior court No. 1 on testimony that her husband had frequently absented himself without cause and failed to provide for her. Married April 30, 1929, they separated in November.
  • 27 May 1930 C. Le Roy Wysong won a divorce from Mrs. Hazel Wsong in superior court No. 1 on charges of cruelty, quarrelsomeness and false accusations. The marriage was contracted in 1917 and the parties separated last March. Custody of a minor child was awarded to the defendant, the plaintiff being charged with the child's support.
  • 27 May 1930 Wilmer J. Golden was given a divorce from Mrs. Maude Golden in superior court No. 1 on allegations of cruelty, desertion and infidelity. They wedded November 16, 1929 and separated December 2.
  • 27 May 1930 Subject to publication, etc., Antonio Belsanti was awarded a divorce from Mrs. Guseppins Belsanti in superior court No. 2 on his assertions that she refused to live with him and was guilty of desertion. They separated in August 1921, having been married in 1920. Belsanti was order to pay $5 weekly for the support of a minor daughter.
  • 28 May 1930 Alleging that her husband, Harrison Madison on one occasion beat her "with a strap and an iron buckle until her flesh was greatly bruised," Mrs. Alice Madison sued for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Wedded September 11, 1929, the Madison separated this month. Mrs. Madison's complaint alleged further that Madison struck and beat her often, called her vile names and falsely accused her of infidelity. She asked for $500 alimony and restoration of her former name, Alice Jones.
  • 28 May 1930 Mrs. Jeanette Sites filed suit in circuit court to end her marriage to Dewey Sites to whom she had been married once before, the previous matrimonial venture having culminated in a divorce and remarriage. Contracted in 1925, the present marital union was disrupted by a separation the month. Sites, Mrs. Sites accused, has failed to support her and the four children properly, and "is addicted to the habit of drinking." She sought custody of the children.
  • 28 May 1930 Her husband, L.J. Wade, "would fly into an angry rage over trivial affairs, at which times he refused to sleep in the same part of the house" with her, Mrs. Cora Wade averred in a divorce complaint instituted in superior court No. 1. They married in 1922 and separated last August. Mrs. Wake asked that her name be restored to Cora Barnhart.
  • 28 May 1930 Mrs. Jessie Fallon suing in superior court No. 2 to end her marriage to Melvin Fallon, charged that he cursed and beat her and failed to provide a home for her.
  • 29 May 1930 Allegation that her husband, Francis Young had struck her several times, blackened her eyes, nagged and failed to provide were made by Mrs. Esther Young in hearing on a complaint for divorce in superior court No.2 yesterday. Subject to testimony of residence witnesses, Mrs. Young was granted a decree. Married in 1924, the litigants separated last September. Young was charged with the support of two minor children.
  • 29 May 1930 In superior court No. 1 Blain Zerphy was granted a divorce from Mrs. Lena Zerphy. The Zerphy's were married in 1918, separating in March, 1921, the decree being awarded on charges of desertion.
  • 29 May 1930 Mrs. Marion Edsall was awarded a decree of divorce from Frank Edsall in superior court No. 1. Mrs. Edsall alleged that Edsall slapped her at different times, called her vile names and became intoxicated. The marriage was contracted in 1917, the parties separating last January. Edsall was ordered to pay $8 weekly for support of the couple's three children.
  • 29 May 1930 Mrs. Ida Jackman was awarded a divorce from Henry Jackman in superior court No. 1 on charges of cruelty and failure to provide. Wedded in 1925, they separated in 1928. Mrs. Jackman's former name, Ida Griffith was restored.
  • 29 May 1930 Averring that her husband, Edward Molthan, cursed her, nagged at her, stayed out late at nights and refused to account for his absence, Mrs. Fern Molthan sued for divorce in superior court No. 1. They married in 1925 and separated this month.
  • 30 May 1930 Alleging that his wife, Mrs. Louise Martin, was quarrelsome, that she made false accusations against him and refused to live with him, Leonard E. Martin was granted a divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Married in 1910, the Martins separated in 1917l. Martin was ordered to pay $300 alimony in monthly installments, beginning September 1, 1930, for the use and benefit of a minor son.
  • 30 May 1930 Mrs. Pauline McCartney sued Earl McCartney for divorce in superior court No. 1, charging that he abandoned her and her minor child in July, 1927. They married in October, 1926. Mrs. McCartney asked that she be granted custody of the child, restoration of her former name and $7.50 weekly as support for the child.
  • 30 May 1930 Suing her husband, John J. Kronmiller for limited separation, Mrs. Florence A. Kronmiller averred ins her suit, instituted in superior court No. 1, that he had failed to make reasonable provision for his family's support and that she had been compelled to earn a living for her daughter and herself. Wedded in 1912, they separated this month. Mrs. Kronmiller asked that she be decreed support of $15 weekly.
  • 30 May 1930 Earl O. Everhart sued Mrs. Ada Everhart for divorce in superior court No. 1, alleging that she treated him in a cruel and inhuman manner, deserted him and was guilty of infidelity. The marriage was contracted in 1919 and they separated May 30, 1928.
  • 30 May 1930 Her husband, John J. Conner, "was continually quarreling and finding fault" with her and would occasionally curse her, Mrs. Anna Margaret Conner asserted in a divorce action entered in superior court No. 1. The marriage was contracted in 1920 and the parties separated this month. Custody of her three children was sought by Mrs. Conner.
  • 30 May 1930 Mrs. Helen Carpenter in suit for divorce from Harry Carpenter, filed in superior court No. 1, alleged that he falsely accused her of infidelity and that he associated with other women. They married in April, 1929 and separated in December.
  • 30 May 1930 Defendant's application for a change of venue from Allen county was granted in the divorce action of George Van Osdale against Fern Van Osdale, pending in superior court No. 1.

  • 01 Jun 1930 Her husband, Dale Ebersole cursed and abused her "in his drunk and maudlin frenzy," Mrs. Goldie Ebersole alleged in a complaint for divorce filed in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Mrs. Ebersole charged further that her repeatedly struck and beat her, injuring her in such a manner that she could not work, and failed to provide a home for her. Married June 30, 1929, they separated this month.
  • 01 Jun 1930 Mrs. Virginia Fish, Huntertown, sought dissolution of matrimonial ties to Donavon Fish in superior court No.1. Mrs. Fish averred that her mate failed to provide a suitable home for her and that she was thus compelled to live with his and her parents. They separated this month, the marriage having been contracted Jan 14, this year. Restoration of her former name, Virginia Guillaume was also sought.
  • 01 Jun 1930 Mrs. Desdemenia Lemler, who asked that she be granted alimony in the sum of $3,000 as well as a divorce decree, filed suit in superior court. She alleged that she was obliged to separate from her husband in order to protect her life, he having threatened to kill her, according to her complaint. Wedded in 1908, they separated Dec. 1, last year. Lemler, Mrs. Lemler charged, failed to provide properly for her, threatened her with bodily injury and became "violently intoxicated at numerous times during their married life." There is one son, 19.
  • 03 Jun 1930 Testifying in part that her husband, Ronald Roebuck had told her that he did not love her, that he would not live with her and that she should get a divorce, Mrs. Ruth Roebuck was awarded a decree ending her marriage in superior court Co. 1 yesterday. The Roebucks separated December 3, 1929, after a marriage contracted in October. Mrs. Roebuck alleged further that Roebuck had associated with other women and failed to provide. Her former name, Ruth Abbott was restored.
  • 03 Jun 1930 Mrs. Fleta B. Alford was given a divorce from Claude A. Alford on charges of cruelty and failure to provide. Married in 1926, they separated approximately two years ago.
  • 03 Jun 1930 Allegations that her husband, Edgar G. Grace had cursed and struck her, failed to provide and be3en guilty of habitual intoxication won a divorce for Mrs. Naomia Grace in superior court No. 1. Wedded in 1922 they separated in March, this year.
  • 03 Jun 1930 Cross-complaint for divorce was filed by Russell Urbine in an action begun by his wife, Mrs. Dailey Urbine in superior court No. 1. They married in 1927 and separated last March. There is one child, a daughter, 2. Urbine alleged in his cross-complaint that his wife frequently left his home, giving on reason for leaving and refusing to tell where she was going or when she would return. She also failed to care for his household and child and "constantly sought and preferred the company of other persons" to that of her husband, it was further charged.
  • 03 Jun 1030 Mrs. Lucile Pence filed suit in superior court No. 2 for divorce from Harold Pence, averring that he failed to support her and their 18-months-old child, custody of whom she seeks. He left her to provide for herself best she could, and refused to obtain steady work "or ever work more than two or three days at a time," she charged. Her complaint alleged that she has been caused humiliation because collectors have called on her at places where she has worked, for the purpose of collecting debts. The marriage was contracted in 1927 and they separated May 26, 1930.
  • 04 Jun 1930 Mrs. Alice Jungles was granted a decree of limited separation from William F. Jungles for a period of three years in superior court No. 2 yesterday. The defendant is to pay $37.50 into the clerk's office each two weeks until further order.
  • 04 Jun 1930 Charging that her husband, Kenneth Chambers struck her, nagged at her, failed to provide and used abusive language, Mrs. Grace E. Chambers sued for divorce in superior court No. 2. Married in 1925, they separated this month. Chambers, according to Mrs. Chambers' complaint, "kept up constant strife so as to make living together longer as husband and wife intolerable and impracticable."
  • 04 Jun 1930 Her husband, Alva Eads on one occasion struck her in the face and fractured her jaw, Mrs. Rose Eads alleged in a cross-complaint for divorce in an action instituted by him in superior court No. 2. Eads, she charged further was once arrested for alleged failure to provide for his family, and he often drank to excess.
  • 05 Jun 1930 Charging that his wife, Mrs. Pearl Dagostini, abandoned him in March, 1925 and that he has since been unable to learn her whereabouts, Angelo Dagostini filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. They married in 1924, it was stated.
  • 05 Jun 1930 Mrs. Jennie M. Wright filed for divorce from Arthur Wright, whom she married approximately 19 years ago in superior court No. 1. She alleged that he, for some time prior to their separation September 1, 1925, was "an habitual drunkard."
  • 05 Jun 1930 Her husband, Clair Enos created such constant strife that for them to live together as husband and wife was intolerable, Mrs. Phyllis Enos averred in action for divorce filed in superior court No. 1. Wedded February 28, 1927, they separated in October the same year.
  • 05 Jun 1930 Alleged scolding and fault-finding of Herman Huey became unbearable and he was "guilty of other conduct unbecoming a married man," his wife, Lucille Huey charged in suit for divorce filed in superior court No. 1. They married in 1925 and separated last month. Mrs. Huey asked that she be granted custody of her son, 5.
  • 05 Jun 1930 Venue of the divorce action of George Van Osdale against Mrs. Fern Van Osdale was ordered changed from superior court No. 1 to Adams county by agreement.
  • 06 Jun 1930 Married July 7, 1928, Mrs. Thelma Heflin and Ramond Otis Heflin separated July 10, the same year, according to the wife's compliant for divorce filed in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Heflin failed to provide and maintain a home for his wife and she was thus obliged to seek employment among strangers, she charged. He told her to get a divorce, that he would not live with her, and "some time in Jul, 1928" he left her and she has not seen or heard from him since, it was further averred.
  • 06 Jun 1930 Mrs. Helen E. Quatier instituted suit in superior court No. 1 to end her marriage to William L. Quatier, charging abandonment and failure to make reasonable provision for her support and maintenance. The marriage was contracted August 2, 1924, and the parties separated in April, 1927, it was stated. Mrs. Quatier asked that her former name, Helen E. Bunch be restored.
  • 06 Jun 1930 Divorce action of Mrs. Theora E. McBride against Royal W. McBride was dismissed on motion of the plaintiff in circuit court.
  • 07 Jun 1930 Charging in part that her husband, Hubert F. Huddleston knocked her down and told her he would not live with her even "if she was the last woman on earth," Mrs. Ruth H. Huddleston sued for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. Mrs. Huddleston seeks through her action to terminate a marriage which, contracted in 1924, was disrupted by a separation April 26, this year. Huddleston, she averred further cursed her, called her names and remained out late at night, failing to give her any explanation as to where he had been. She asks restoration of her former name, Ruth Hitzman.
  • 07 Jun 1930 Seeking a divorce from his wife, Mrs. Mary Angel, Charles Angel alleged in his complaint, filed in superior court No. 2, that she left him repeatedly and was gone "many weeks at a time" without telling him where she was going, when she would return and, when she came back, where she had been. She also swore at him and failed to prepare his meals and take care of the house, he also charged. Married in 1927, they separated in September 1929.
  • 07 Jun 1930 Suit for divorce was instituted in superior court No. 1 against George Lipp by his wife, Mrs. Alvina Lipp, who claimed that for more than five years past he had "constantly cursed, nagged and abused" her and "finally accused her the crime of infidelity." Mrs. Lipp's compliant also asserted that Lipp has not properly supported or maintained her and that he has in other ways conducted himself in a low and degrading manner." They married in 1918 and separated this month. There are three children, aged 12, 10 and 6, custody of whom is sought by Mrs. Lipp, who also asks that she be awarded alimony and $75 monthly as support.
  • 07 Jun 1930 Mrs. Violet Landrus, suing Ivis Landrus for divorce in superior court No. 1, charged that the defendant created constant strife and was guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment. Wedded February 18, 1929, they separated May 10, this year.
  • 07 Jun 1930 Allegations that his wife, Mrs. Lulu Lily had called him vile names, nagged at him and associated with other men won a divorce for Walter Lily in superior court No. 2. They married in 1919 and separated last March.
  • 07 Jun 1930 Divorce action of Mrs. Nellie Warner against Anson Warner was dismissed in superior court No. 2.
  • 07 Jun 1930 Divorce action of Mrs. Eliza Fowler against Fred Fowler was dismissed in superior court No.2.
  • 08 Jun 1930 Alleging in part that her husband, Clarence Weibel, spent part of his earnings for bootleg liquor, Mrs. Lillian Weibel filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 2 yesterday. When Mrs. Weibel would remonstrate with her spouse for "such extravagance," her complaint further charged, her would fly into a rage and occasionally strike her, "leaving marks on her body for days thereafter," He also called her vile names, cursed and swore at her and told her she should get a divorce, she averred. Married Jun 9, 1928, they separated this month. There is one child, 17 months old, custody of whom is sought by Mrs. Weibel.
  • 10 Jun 1930 Averring that her husband, Frank Gruber, after advising her to get a divorce, departed, leaving her with 50 cents, and that he occasionally become intoxicated, Mrs. Barbara Gruber was awarded her legal freedom in superior court No. 2. Wedded in 1926, they separated in January, this year.
  • 10 Jun 1930 Mrs. Audrea E. Wright won a divorce in superior court No. 2, on a cross-complaint entered in an action instituted by her husband, Leo L. Wright, wherein she alleged that he called her vile names, left her in 1928 and associated with other women, refusing to return to her. They married in 1915. Mrs. Wright was given custody of a minor child involved, and Wright was ordered to pay $25 monthly as support.
  • 10 Jun 1930 Charges that her husband, Charles Bowen had been guilty of non-support and intoxication resulted in a decree of divorce for Mrs. Mary L. Bowen in superior court No. 2. The principals married in 1889 and separated last July. Mrs. Bowen was decreed $500 alimony, payable in weekly installments.
  • 10 Jun 1930 In superior court No. 1, Mrs. Margaret Hemry was granted a divorce from Kenneth Hemry on allegations that he had been quarrelsome, had called her vile names and failed to provide. Married in March 1929, they separated in March, this year. The plaintiff's former name, Margaret Anderson was ordered restored.
  • 10 Jun 1930 Mrs. Naomi Miller was given a decree ending her marriage to Charles Miller on testimony that she had been compelled to earn her own living because of his failure to provide for her. They wedded in 1923 and separated last February.
  • 10 Jun 1930 Charging that her husband, Clarent De Bolt, "struck her violently, causing heavy black and blue marks to appear upon her head and body," and that he cursed and choked her, Mrs. Leota De Bolt sued for divorce and restoration of her former name in superior court No. 1. They separated last March after a marriage contracted in 1918.
  • 10 Jun 1930 Mrs. Althea M. Miller seeking a divorce in superior court No. 2 from William E. Miller, averred that he abused and mistreated her and was "insanely jealous." A separation this month disrupted their marriage, entered into in 1915. Mrs. Miller sought custody of her minor child.
  • 10 Jun 1930 Alleging that her mate, Harry Dalwin represented to her at the time of their marriage that he had "considerable wealth, somewhat in excess of $15,000," bur that he was, in fact, "indigent." Mrs. Blanche Dalwin filed complaint for divorce in superior court No. 2. She further alleged that, following their marriage she on demand of her husband, withdrew part of her savings and that he took possession of the money, a sum in excess of $100, and "squandered it for his own personal convenience and pleasure," He told her that she should support her, "that he had no serious intention of seeking employment," her complaint further charged. They married and separated this year.
  • 11 Jun 1930 Claiming that her husband, Samuel McCormick failed to support her and that she obtained her clothing by selecting such material as was available from a local junk yard, Mrs. Myrtle McCormick sued for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. McCormick, according to his wife's complaint, told her, "I'll have my tobacco whether you have anything to eat or not," and she had to take in washings in order to earn a livelihood for her five children, ranging in age from 9 to 1 years, and herself. She alleged further that her husband "scolded and cursed her from the time he came home until he left," and struck her without cause. She seeks custody of the children.
  • 11 Jun 1930 Mrs. Mae C. Belot, in action for divorce from Charles J. Belot, instituted in superior court No.2, averred that he cursed and abused her, struck her on several occasions and failed to provide, and that she was forced to stay alone nights to an unreasonable extent. Wedded in 1928, they separated in April this year. Mrs. Belot asked that she be given custody of her minor child.
  • 11 Jun 1930 Suit for divorce was entered in superior court No. 2 by Mrs. Anna Bowman against Ernest E. Bowman, it being charged by the plaintiff that her husband cursed and struck her, quarreled with her and deserted her last September. They married in 1915. Mrs. Bowman asked that custody of her three children be vested in her.
  • 11 Jun 1930 Subject to testimony of residence witnesses, Noval R. Fyson was decreed a divorce from Mrs. Adah M. Fyson on charges of abandonment for more than two years, in superior court No. 1. Married in 1923, they separated February, 1927.
  • 12 Jun 1930 Alleging that his wife, Mrs. Ann R. Oaks, refused to live with him after their marriage, told his she did not care for him and that "she had grievously erred in marrying him," Ivan Oaks filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Wedded May 24, 1930 the parties separated May 31, according to the complaint. Oaks alleged further that the defendant told him that she would never live with him as his wife and that she was in love with another party.
  • 12 Jun 1930 Mrs. Mildred L. Burdick sued Ormond C. Burdick for divorce in superior court No. 1, charging failure to provide. They married in 1923 and separated in June, 1927. Mrs. Burdick asked that she be awarded $6 weekly as maintenance and custody of her child, 5.
  • 12 Jun 1930 Mrs. Angele Potts was granted a divorce in superior court No. 1 on her testimony that her husband, Joseph M. Potts had been "morose and moody," guilty of cruelty and had forbidden her to go home. Married in March, 1929, they separated in August. The plaintiff's former name, Angele Centlivre was ordered restored.
  • 12 Jun 1930 Mrs. Mabel L. Ellis was decreed a divorce from John R. Ellis in superior court No. 2 on charges that the defendant had beaten and choked her, knocked her down, threatened her with a gun and failed to provide. Mrs. Ellis charged further the Ellis had left the four children, aged 6, 5, 4 and 2, and herself without food for three or four days at a time. Contracted in 1922, the marriage was disrupted by a separation last April. Custody of the children was vested in Mrs. Ellis, Ellis being ordered to pay $10 weekly as maintenance.
  • 12 Jun 1930 Action of Mrs. Melissa Belle Burroughs against Edward O. Burroughs for divorce was ordered dismissed in superior court No. 1.
  • 12 Jun 1930 Action of Mrs. Irene Sieling against Barney Sieling for divorce was ordered dismisses in superior court No. 1.
  • 12 Jun 1930 The suit for separation of Mrs. Frances Adams against Joseph Adams was dismissed in superior court No. 1.
  • 13 Jun 1930 In superior court No. 1, Albert W. King was divorced from Mrs. Lillian King on the plaintiff's allegation that she had refused to live with him, associated with other men and been guilty of abandonment. Wedded in 1916, they separated August 9, 1926.
  • 13 Jun 1930 Mrs. Ethel Bae Beck was awarded a divorce from Charles W. Beck on charged of cruel and inhuman treatment in superior court No. 2. The parties married in 1912 and separated last October.
  • 13 Jun 1930 Mrs. Helen J. Wade was awarded a divorce from Leroy R. Wade and custody of the children, in superior court No. 1. The marriage was contracted in 1915, the separation taking place in April 1928.
  • 13 Jun 1930 Mrs. Ruth Jenner sought dissolution of marital ties to Forest Eugene Jenner in superior court No. 1. She averred that Jenner had a violent temperament and constantly nagged at and scolded her. They married on August 28, 1928 and separated this month.
  • 13 Jun 1930 Charging that her husband, Chester B. Camp failed to provide for her minor son and herself and that she has been compelled to support herself and the child by taking in roomers at her home and by sewing, Mrs. Ethel May Camp filed for divorce in superior court No. 1. Married in 1916, they separated this month. Camp, his wife further alleged, occasionally absented himself from their home until the early morning hours and consistently refused to tell her where he had been. She asked that she be granted custody of the child.
  • 14 Jun 1930 Claiming that her husband, Cleveland Nelson, deserted her and that she does not know his whereabouts, Mrs. Frances Nelson was decreed a divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married in 1921, the parties separated in August, 1925.
  • 14 Jun 1930 Mrs. Esther Lee filed suit in superior court No. 1 for divorce from Herman Lee, averring that he associated and carried on correspondence with various other women and visited at the homes of some of them "all for the purpose of annoying and worrying her." He also failed to provide for her properly and required her to pay rent for a house which they occupied and to make payments on an automobile, she further charged. Wedded in 1828, they separated May 2, this year. Restoration of her former name, Esther Briggs was sought by Mrs. Lee.
  • 15 Jun 1930 Charging that her husband, Ralph Hamilton subjected her to physical violence, that he used indecent language and failed to make proper provision for her support, Mrs. Mabel Hamilton filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. They married in 1918 and separated May 5, 1929.
  • 15 Jun 1930 Mrs. Pearl Bostick sought dissolution of her marriage to Earl E. Bostick, claiming that "little differences have arisen that have made their marriage life disagreeable." They separated this month after a marriage contracted in March 1928.
  • 15 Jun 1930 Her husband, Thomas Earl Hook occasionally struck and hit her, used vile language and refused to speak to her for days at a time, Mrs. Edna E. Hook averred in action for divorce, custody of the two minor children and $15 weekly as support. The wife also complained that she had been compelled to clothe the children and herself and that her mate informed her he was through with her, that she should get a divorce. Wedded in 1924, they separated this month.
  • 15 Jun 1930 Mrs. Margaret McMillan suing Leslie C. McMillan for a divorce decree, alleged that he quarreled with and nagged at her, beat her, locked her out of home and told her to leave and not return and that dissipated his earning for liquor. A separation this month disrupted the marriage contracted approximately four years ago. There is one minor child, custody of whom is sought by Mrs. McMillan.
  • 15 Jun 1930 Divorce was sought by Mrs. Gertrude A. Custard in a complaint wherein she charged that her husband, Albert Custard has failed to provide and been guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment. Wedded in 1910, they separated in May, two years ago. Mrs. Custard asked that she be awarded custody of their child.
  • 17 Jun 1930 Alleging that her husband, William C. Parker, took her 17-months-old baby away from her by force, while she was preparing to dress the infant, Mrs. Anna E. Parker filed suit for dissolution of matrimonial ties in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Mrs. Parker further averred in her complaint that Parker placed the child in custody of his parents, Mr. and Mrs. Clarence Parker. As the result of introduction of preliminary evidence in the case yesterday, Judge Charles J. Ryan gave Mrs. Parker custody of the baby until further order and ordered the husband to pay her $8 weekly as support. Wedded June 16, 1928, the litigants, it was said, separated last Sunday, Mrs. Parker charged that her mate failed to provide a suitable home for her, that he falsely accused her of association with other men and struck her on several occasions.
  • 17 Jun 1930 Mrs. Marceal Crow filed suit for divorce from Paul Crow, who she claimed struck her, called her names, drank, left he at night and refused to take her with him, and associated with other women. She sought custody of her three minor children.
  • 17 Jun 1930 Seeking to end a marriage contracted in 1928, Mrs. Mildred Fuller sued James fuller, charging that he failed to make proper provision for her support.
  • 17 Jun 1930 Mrs. Lola P. Stocks asked that she be granted a divorce from Lloyd h. Stocks, whom she married in 1920. The plaintiff sought custody of her minor child.
  • 17 Jun 1930 Mrs. Edith Sheyer in suit for divorce from Roger Sheyer, alleged that he knocked her down on a street in Fort Wayne, creating a "scene" and attracting a large crowd, in the presence of which he swore at her and called her "vile and vicious names." It was further alleged in Mrs. Sheyer's complaint that her husband tried to force her to enter an automobile and that she refused because he had "just told her that he proposed to take her in the car and kill her." Bystanders interfered on her behalf, it was said. Married March 12, this year, they separated Jun 14, the complaint stated.
  • 17 Jun 1930Asserting that her husband, Harry Shiere cursed and scolded her until it was impossible for her to live with him any longer, Mrs. Cecil Shiere sued to end her marriage which began in 1914, the separation taking place in August of last year.
  • 17 Jun 1930 Christian C. Sieb, seeking a divorce from Mrs. Ella Mae Sieb, alleged that she has harassed and annoyed him for years. They married in 1906.
  • 17 Jun 1930 Cross-complaint for three-year separation from bed and board and for support was entered by Mrs. Anna Seibert in an action institute by her husband, Harry Seibert, in superior court No. 1. They married in 1902k, Mrs. Seibert charged, in part, that Seibert drank and that he cursed and swore at her.
  • 17 Jun 1930 Mrs. Cora J. Crosby was granted a divorce from Olen G. Crosby in superior court No. 2 on her testimony that the defendant had stayed out nights, associated with other women and gambled. Her former name, Cora J. Sowers was restored.
  • 18 Jun 1930 Charging that her husband, Richard Campbell was guilty of desertion and failure to provide, Mrs. Helen R. Campbell was decreed a divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Mrs. Campbell was awarded custody of her minor daughter and Campbell was ordered to pay $5 weekly for the child's support. Married in 1918, they separated February 1, 1928.
  • 18 Jun 1930 Mrs. Maude Oswalt was grante3d a divorce from Henry Oswalt in superior court No. 2 on allegations of desertion and abandonment. The marriage was contracted in 1900, the parties separating in 1920.
  • 19 Jun 1930 Alleging that she and her husband, Benjamin Johnson became reconciled after she had sued him in April, but that he "again resumed his association with other women, taking them automobile riding and boasting" to her "of his illicit conduct with them." Mrs. Mabel F. Johnson sought a two-year limited separation in superior court No. 2 yesterday. After the first suit had been filed, Mrs. Johnson's complaint averred, her husband promised "to discontinue his former conduct," but, she alleged, on one occasion sine their reconciliation, she found him in the company of a woman "whose name will be divulged to the court at the proper time." The parties married in 1922.
  • 19 Jun 1930 Mrs. Hazel Bassett sued her husband, Frank Bassett for divorce in superior court No. 1, stating that they married in 1926 and separated in July, 1929, but became reconciled and continued living together until last month when they again separated. Bassett, she charged, falsely accused her of association with other men and occasionally struck and beat her. She asked that she be given custody of her minor child.
  • 19 Jun 1930 Testifying that her husband, William A. Hamilton, became intoxicated, struck her and failed to provide, Mrs. Grace J. Hamilton was awarded a divorce in superior court No. 1. Married in December, last year, they separated in February, 1930, this being their second marriage, according to the court record. Mrs. Hamilton was given custody of her minor son, Hamilton being charged with the child's support.
  • 19 Jun 1930 Charles H. Deitschel was granted a divorce in superior court No. 1 on charges That she had been guilty of cruelty. Wedded in 1928, they separated in February, this year.
  • 19 Jun 1930 In superior court No. 2, Mrs. Frances Marsh was given a divorce from Roy H. Marsh on allegations that he drank, cursed her and told her he would like to beat up on her. Married in 1916, they separated in February, this year.
  • 19 Jun 1930 Twelve actions for divorce were ordered dismissed in superior court No. 1 yesterday as follows: Margaret Juracek against Joseph F. Juracek; Lillian Harwell against Thomas P. Harwell; Rosalind Bennett against Robert Bennett; Grace I. Kikly against Claude A. Kikly; Mary Wilson against Franz O. Wilson; Agnes Haynes against Glen Haynes; Erma McGraw against John McGraw; Vernon Morrison against Lester Morrison; Hazel Tulley against Frank Tulley; Troan Cecil against Flora Cecil; William Glen Fisher against Julia Fisher; Violet Barbour against Xen Barbour; Lurey Belle Carrico against Floyd H. Carrico.
  • 19 Jun 1930 The suit of Mabel F. Johnson against Benjamin Johnson was dismissed in superior court No. 2.
  • 19 Jun 1930 Cross-complaint for divorce and custody of an adopted minor child was filed by Charles McClain, defendant in an action instituted by Mrs. Hilda McClain, in superior court No.1. Married in 1905, the parties separated last April, it was stated. McClain alleged in the cross-complaint that Mrs. McClain nagged at an found fault with him and wrongfully accused him of associating with other women, there-by making his life miserable and unbearable.
  • 20 Jun 1930 Averring that his wife, Mrs. Maude Alley left him without cause and refused to return despite his request that she do so, Richard Alley sued for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. They wedded in 1919, the separation taking place last month, according to the complaint. For some time past, Alley alleged an "estrangement has grown up between them."
  • 20 Jun 1930 Mrs. Blanche Personette in action instituted in superior court No. 1 for divorce from Willard Personette, charged that he has been cold, indifferent and abusive and has refused to provide. Married in February, 1928, they separated this month.
  • 20 Jun 1930 Her husband, Homer V. Smutz told her "that if she did not like his conduct, she could pack her suitcase and leave" him and their home "any time she was fit to do so, "Mrs. Lana S. Smuts claimed in a suit for divorce entered in superior court No. 2. The parties separated this month after a marriage contracted in 1925. Mrs. Smutz, further averred that Smuts quarreled with and nagged at her and that he failed to make reasonable provision for her support since December, 1929. She asked that her former name, Lana A. Miller be restored.
  • 20 Jun 1930 Mrs. Jessie Quigley was awarded her legal freedom from Benjamin G. Quigley on charges that he was guilty of habitual intoxication and that he cursed and swore at her. They married last October, separating in March, 1930. Mrs. Quigley's former name, Jessie Carpenter was restored.
  • 20 Jun 1930 Allegation that her husband, Leonard Adams had cursed her, called her vile names, struck her, knocked her down and failed to provide won a divorce for Mrs. Helen Adams. The parties separated last November after a marriage contracted in 1927. Mrs. Ruth Hertsell was awarded custody of the litigants' 2-year-old daughter, Adams being ordered to pay $5 weekly for support of the child.
  • 20 Jun 1930 Mrs. Anna Seibert was decreed a limited divorce for one year on a cross-complaint filed in an action instituted by Harry Seibert. They married in 1902 and separated last March. Seibert was ordered to pay $12 weekly for maintenance of Mrs. Seibert.
  • 21 Jun 1930 Alleging that her husband, Estele Helm struck her and knocked her down, Mrs. Beatrice Helm filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. They separated in December, 1928 after a marriage contracted in 1927. Mrs. Helm, who seeks restoration of her former name, Beatrice Jacobs, charged further that the defendant failed to provide for her and that she was compelled to depend on her own efforts and the assistance of relatives for clothing, etc.
  • 21 Jun 1930 Mrs. May Shumm suing in superior court No. 2 for divorce from Fred Shumm, averred that he swore at her, called her vile names and told her to get a divorce, that he no longer cared to live with her. Wedded in 1917, they separated this month. Mrs. Shumm asked that she be granted custody of her two children.
  • 21 Jun 1930 complaint for divorce, instituted in superior court No. 1 by Mrs. Vernon Corville of Hoagland, against George Corville, alleged that he "has issued bad checks, refused to pay rent bills and in many other ways, embarrassed her so as to render further living with him impossible and unbearable for her. They married in 1915 and separated last month. There are three children for whom Mrs. Corville charged, Corville failed to provide adequate support. She seeks custody of the children.
  • 21 Jun 1930 Divorce action of Charles W. Brewster against Mrs. Minnie El. Brewster was ordered dismissed in superior court No. 1.
  • 21 Jun 1930 Divorce action of Mrs. Clara Smith against Asa D. Smith was ordered dismissed in superior court No. 1.
  • 22 Jun 1930 Averring that his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Gertrude Haffner, left his home, taking their child with her and refused to tell him where she was going, William Haffner sued for divorce in superior court No.1 yesterday. Haffner's complaint asserted that he has learned that his wife during her absence lived at various places in the state of Ohio. He further charged that she refused to cook his meals and take care of the home, that she nagged at him and falsely accused him of "running around" with other girls and taking them "to road houses and other places." Married January 28, 1929, the Haffner's separated last March.
  • 22 Jun 1930 Suit for separation was filed in superior court No. 1 by Mrs. Katherine E. Merriam who, it was stated, married Mason S. Merriam December 11, 1888. They separated this month. Mrs. Merriam alleged that Merriam "frequently files into a rage" and quarrels with her, swearing at her and cursing her, and that he has associated with other women. He has also threatened, stacked and struck her, her complaint further alleged. She asked that she be decreed support during the separation, as sought, and that a restraining order be issued to prevent her husband from visiting her at her home or accosting her on the street or elsewhere.
  • 21 Jun 1930 Charging that her husband, Calvin C. Allen, struck her and that it was impossible for them to live together, Mrs. Florence Allen was decreed a divorce in superior court No. 2. They married in 1919. Mrs. Allen was given custody of the children, for support of whom Allen was ordered to pay $15 weekly.
  • 24 Jun 1930 Alleging in part that her husband, Cecil E. Needs, on one occasion struck her about the body and in the face, causing her to have a black eye, Mrs. Marjory Needs sued for a five-year limited separation and $5,000 for support and maintenance, in superior court No. 2 yesterday. She charged further that he associated with other women and informed her of his conduct, that he refused to provide properly and that he cursed and swore at her. They married in 1923, separating in December last year.
  • 24 Jun 1930 Seeking amelioration of matrimonial difficulties, Mrs. Madeline Bennett sue Charles H. Bennett in superior court No. 2, alleging that he refused to pay the hospital and doctor bill when their baby was born approximately a year ago, that he has not seen the child for more than three weeks, and that he has associated with other women and spent him money on them. Wedded in 1928, they separated this month, the wife charged desertion. She asked $500 alimony and custody of the child.
  • 24 Jun 1930 Hiram D. Wyant, suing his wife, Mrs. Marguerite J. Wyant in superior court No. 1, averred that she has not properly kept or maintained a home, and that she abandoned him and the four children without cause. They separated in February, this year after a marriage contracted in 1921. Wyant seeks custody of the children.
  • 24 Jun 1930 Mrs. Helen E. Lowery in suit for divorce from Hoyt Lowery, charged that he failed to provide properly, quarreled and nagged, stayed away from home until early morning hours and told her he wished she would apply for divorce. A separation the month disrupted a marriage entered into in 1927. Custody of her minor child is sought by Mrs. Lowery.
  • 24 Jun 1930 Averring that he cursed, struck and beat her, knocked her down at various times, falsely accused her of association with other men and failed to provide properly, Mrs. Irene Roberts sought a divorce from her husband, Max Roberts in superior court No. 1. Married in 1924, they separated this month. Mrs. Roberts seeks custody of her minor child.
  • 24 Jun 1930 Seward H. David sued Mrs. Ida M. Davis for divorce in superior court No. 1, alleging that she nagged at and quarreled with him and that she has "unnecessarily created a large amount of debts" which he will be obligated to pay. They married in 1924 and separated last month. There is one child, now under custody of the defendant at South Bend, the complaint stated.
  • 24 Jun 1930 Mrs. Verra C. Sheller was granted a divorce in superior court No. 1 from her husband, Forest Sheller, on a cross-complaint. She charged that Sheller struck her and stayed away from home at nights. Mrs. Sheller was also decreed $650 alimony and custody of her minor daughter, and Sheller was ordered to pay $12.50 weekly for support of the child, until further order. Married in 1921, they separated last December.
  • 24 Jun 1930 Mrs. Mary I. Long won a divorce from W. Bob Long in superior court No. 1 on cruelty charges.
  • 24 Jun 1930 Mrs. Daisy Urbine was given a divorce in superior court No.1 from Russell Urbine on allegations that he had struck and cursed her, thus terminating a marriage which, contracted in 1927, was disrupted by a separation last March.
  • 24 Jun 1930 Mrs. Ida Mae Christlieb was decreed a divorce from Willard Christlieb in superior court No. 1 on charges of failure to provide and cruelty, her former name, Ida Mae DeFord being restored. They wedded in 1928 and separated this year.
  • 24 Jun 1930 Fourteen actions for amelioration of matrimonial troubles were order dismissed in superior court No. 1 yesterday. The suits were listed as follows: Roy L. against Eleanora Coolman, for divorce; Charles against Madeline Lutz, for divorce; Daniel P. against Lenna Ferguson, for divorce; Violet against Earl Walter, for limited separation; William against Nellie Mix, for divorce; Mabel against Ralph A. Moore, for divorce; Jeanette against Philip S. King, for divorce; Anna against Fred Szaneit, for divorce; Coleen against George Coleman, for divorce; Sophia against Benjamin H. Dollarhite, for divorce; Marie against Eugene Hamilton, for divorce; Rose against Leroy Heath, for limited separation; Elva against Bert E. Monroe, for separation; Blanch B. against Louis L. Custer, for divorce.
  • 25 Jun 1930 Her husband, Lee J. Kahoe, has "dissipated his earning for intoxicating liquor," Mrs. Marie H. Kahoe alleged in a suit for five-year limited separation filed in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Married in 1922, they separated last April. Mrs. Kahoe charged further that Kehoe on many occasions has come to her home in an intoxicated condition. He also quarreled with and nagged at her and, in fits of anger, cursed her, called her vile names and treated her with violence, her complaint asserted.
  • 25 Jun 1930 Mrs. Inez W. Cusack in action for divorce from Rowland W. Cusack, instituted in superior court No. 2, alleged in her complaint that he had "no conception of the value of money or the bounds within which he could live upon his income," thereby forcing her to seek public employment in order to earn funds with which to pay her necessary expenses. She also accused him of remaining away from home until late at night and refusing to tell her his whereabouts. They married in 1928 and separated this month.
  • 25 Jun 1930 In superior court No. 1 Erwin Easley was granted judgment in a divorce suit against Mrs. Gladys Easley on charges of cruelty and alleged refusal of the defendant to live with the plaintiff. The parties separated July 4, 1928, after a marriage contracted in 1915. Custody of a son, Richard was awarded to Easley and Mrs. Easley was given custody of the daughter, Betty Jean, Easley being ordered to pay $6 weekly for support of the daughter.
  • 25 Jun 1930 Charging that on the day of their separation this month her husband, Samuel Dixie, beat her "with a large belt until bruises came on her body," Mrs. Wanita Dixie sued for divorce in superior court No. 1. They married June 15, 1929. Dixie, Mrs. Dixie asserted, nagged at her and made it unbearable for them to live together longer as husband and wife. Mrs. Dixie asked that she be given custody of her minor child.
  • 25 Jun 1930 Nagging, fault-finding and failure to provide adequately were cited by Mrs. Elimina King as alleged grounds for a divorce from Lester King, for which she sued in superior court No. 1. They married April 30, 1927 and separated in September the same year.
  • 25 Jun 1930 Divorce action of Flora against Troan Cecil was ordered dismissed in superior court No. 1,
  • 25 Jun 1930 Divorce action of Elizabeth against John Rice was ordered dismissed in superior court No. 1.
  • 26 Jun 1930 Averring that his wife, Mrs. Ethel Knox, refused to live with him and that on June 20, she without his consent, moved their household goods from his residence to 821 Cottage avenue, J. Wesley Knox sued for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. The alleged removal by Mrs. Knox disrupted a marriage contracted in 1913. Knox further charged that his wife told him to procure a divorce, and that she has associated with another man. He seeks custody of the two children.
  • 26 Jun 1930 Mrs. Maxine Jones in action for divorce from Robert Jones, instituted in superior court No. 2, charged that on one occasion he choked her, leaving marks on her body for days thereafter. He also associated with other women, she claimed, and when she would remonstrate with him because of such conduct, her would call her vile names. She asserted further, that he refused to support her and to establish and maintain a home. Married in January 13, this year, they separated May 1. She seeks restoration of her former name of Maxine Heckber.
  • 26 Jun 1930 Failure to provide was cited by Mrs. Gladys Bredemeyer in a suit for divorce from Earl Bredemeyer and custody of her minor child, filed in superior court No. 1. Wedded in 1925, they separated this month.
  • 26 Jun 1930 Mrs. Bertha Budd, suing in superior court No. 1 to end her marriage to Willis Budd, claimed that he found fault with everything she did, cursed, struck and beat her and falsely accused her of associating with other men. They married in January, 1929 and separated this month.
  • 26 Jun 1930 Divorce from Louis Falco was sought in a suit filed by his wife, Mrs. Edna Falco, in superior court No. 1, on her allegations that he cursed and swore at her, called her vile names and was guilty of habitual drunkenness. The marriage was contracted in 1911 and they separated in 1913.
  • 26 Jun 1930 Subject to testimony of residence witnesses, Albert M. Blume was given a divorce from Mrs. Grace P. Blume in superior court No. 1 on charges of cruelty and quarrelsomeness. They married in 1913, separating last April.
  • 26 Jun 1930 Orders of dismissal were entered in superior court No. 1 yesterday. The cases follow: Loretta against Chester F. Myers; Francis against William Shoup; Mabel against Garrett Hess; Martha against Russell Carpenter; Thelma against Floyd Wise; Ida against Henry Jackman; Rufus against Ethel Sparrow; Ira against Susie B. More; James C. against Edith Bush; Charles H. against Julia A. Ranson; Edna against Burbie Coehran; Edward G. against Minnie W. Smith: Della against Charles Wyatt; Mae against Rose Halflich; Josephine A. against Charles E. Study; Joseph B. against Fern Kramer; Isabel against Arthur Green; Almeta against Gaylord Hoelle; Mary against Ernest Meyer.
  • 27 Jun 1930 Alleging that her husband, Fred Waltenberg, broke up their furniture and "created such a disturbance that it was necessary to call the neighbors," Mrs. Bernadean Waltenberg sued for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Mrs. Waltenberg charged further that Waltenberg bought her only one dress and one pair of shoes, struck, beat and cursed her, stayed out nights and threatened to take their 2-year-old daughter, custody of whom she seeks. They married in 1927 and separated this month.
  • 27 Jun 1930 Cross-complaint for divorce was entered by Thomas Stutz against his wife, Mrs. Sarah Stutz, in superior court No. 1. Stutz's alleging that his mate, during a considerable period, has failed to perform the housework, cook the meals or care for their two children and that she has attended dances and gone on automobile ride with another man. Wedded in 1927, they separated last April. Stutz wants custody of the children.
  • 27 Jun 1930 Mrs. Hazel Kershner began action in superior court No. 1 to end her marriage to John Kershner, asserting that he failed to provide properly and that he threatened to do her bodily injury. The nuptial rites were pronounced in 1927 and the parties separated last month.
  • 27 Jun 1930 Divorce, $1,500 alimony and restoration of her former name, Celia J. Schultz were sought by Mrs. Celia J. Philips in a suit instituted in superior court No.1 against her mate, Milton Phillips, who she charge, was disagreeable about the house and refused to speak to her and to contribute toward her support. They separated this month after approximately two years of married life.
  • 27 Jun 1930 Divorce suits were ordered dismissed in superior court No. 1 yesterday as follows: Paul against Mabel R. Prugh, Frank against Hattie Kress, Anna against Robert Orr, Anna against William Cavault, Faye against Clarence L. Abell, Helen against Joe Besancon and Flora against Irving Zander.
  • 27 Jun 1930 The divorce action of Lana S. against Homer V. Smuts was dismissed in superior court No.2.
  • 28 Jun 1930 His wife, Mrs. Alice J. Heintzelman, left his home on three accasions, the last time being this month when she told him she would not live with him further and that she was not coming back, Samuel H. Heintzelman charged in a suit for divorce filed in superior court No. 1 yesterday. They married in November, 1928. Heintzelman also averred that his mate nagged at and found fault with him and called his abusive names.
  • 28 Jun 1930 Mrs. Stella E. Waters, residing in Perry township, seeking to end her marriage to Virgil A. Waters, charged that he "viciously attacked" her, striking and injuring her, drank liquor to excess and made threats against her, thus obliging her to seek shelter outside her home. Wedded in 1917, they separated this month. Mrs. Waters asked that she be granted $1,000 alimony and custody of her four children.
  • 28 Jun 1930 Mrs. Lillian Kelly in action for divorce from Christopher M. Kelly, claimed that he became intoxicated, abused and mistreated her and refused to provide. They separated this month after approximately 11 years of married life.
  • 28 Jun 1930 Divorce from Lisle H. Barr was sought by Mrs. Florence I. Barr on charges that he deserted her and failed to make proper provision for her support. The marriage was contracted in 1919, the parties separating in October 1928.
  • 28 Jun 1930 Mrs. Mildred Cook suing for a five-year limited separation from Glen Cook, alleged that on one occasion he took another woman into their home and had improper relations with her there. Mrs. Cool also charged that her mate nagged at her. A separation this month disrupted a marriage entered into August 22, 1929. Mrs. Cook asked that she be granted $20 weekly for her support.
  • 28 Jun 1930 Mrs. Helena Anstrup was granted a divorce from Carl Anstrup in superior court No. 1 yesterday. Mrs. Anstrup charged that Anstrup, whom she married in 1921 the separation taking place in May,1928, treated her in a cruel and inhuman manner and failed to provide properly.
  • 28 Jun 1930 Mrs. Myrtle E. Knox was awarded her legal freedom in superior court No. 1 from Arthur L. Knox, Sr. on allegation that Knox struck her and was guilty of cruelty and desertion. Wedded in 1908, they separated last March.
  • 29 Jun 1930 Charging that her husband, Earl Wolf failed to support her properly and that she, as a result had to work for a livelihood and to defray the expenses of her home, Mrs. Chloe Wolf filed suit for divorce in superior court No. 1 yesterday. They separated this year after a marriage contracted in 1926. Wolf, it was further charged, nagged at and found fault with his wife and accused her falsely. She seeks restoration of her former name, Chloe Whittenberger.
  • 29 Jun 1930 Mrs. Daisy Stoneburner sued in superior court No. 1 for a five-year limited separation from Levi Stoneburner on allegations that he cursed her, called her vile names, falsely accused her of associating with other men and failed to provide proper support. They married in February, 1927 and separated last April.
  • 29 Jun 1930 Divorce from Charles A. Fisher was sought in a complaint filed in superior court No. 2 by Mrs. Mae J. Fisher who alleged that he has associated with other women and been guilty of infidelity. He also quarreled with and nagged at her, she charged. Wedded in June 23, 1928 they separated this month. She asked that her name be restored to Mae Jennings.
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