Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa
Thursday, October 11, l900

NORA BURNISON vs. W.A. BURNISON, is an action for divorce. The parties were married in Decatur County, Dec. 23, l884, and lived together until Aug. 2, l900. The plaintiff alleges her husband has been guilty of adultery with divers persons and has been guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment toward her, so as to endanger her life, alleging that he has choked her, threatened to kill her and otherwise maltreated and abused her. She asks for a decree of divorce and the custody of their four children, WALTER, aged l5 years, MERL, aged 9 years, MARLY, aged 6 years, and MABEL, aged 3 years, and for other equitable relief, and that she be restored to all the rights of an unmarried person. C.W. Hoffman, attorney for plaintiff.

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