Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa
Thursday, December 15, 1904

J.M. GATTON vs. NORA GATTON. Plaintiff sues for a divorce on the grounds of cruel and inhuman treatment. They were married at Leon on Jan. l7, l90l and lived together until Dec. 4, l904. He alleges she has been in the habit of striking him and calling him vile names. That she is lazy and refused to provide his meals for him, and would not dress the children, and in other ways has harrassed him and destroyed his peace and health. He also asks for the custody of their minor children EUGENE and ARTHUR. Geo. W. Baker, Attorney for plaintiff.

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