Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa
Thursday, December 2, l897

J.T. GOODPASTER vs. EMMA GOODPASTER. The parties were married Sept. 30, l886, and lived together until Sept. 29, l897, when plaintiff alleges his wife deserted him and their two children and ran away with one CHARLEY BRIGHT, since which time he has heard nothing of her present whereabouts. He charges his wife with adultery with BRIGHT. He asks for custody of their minor children, CLARENCE and CLARA GOODPASTER. Harvey & Parrish attorneys for plaintiff.

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