Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa
Thursday, July 2, l896

PHOEBE MORRIS has commenced an action for divorce against WALTER MORRIS. The plaintiff resides at Lamoni, and was married to defendant at Lamoni on Sept. l6, l894. They lived together until January, l895, when the defendant deserted his wife leaving her at St. Joe where she had gone for a visit without any means of support or money to return to her home at Lamoni, she being in a delicate condition at that time. The plaintiff asks for a decree of divorce and the custody and control of their infant child, HELEN M. MORRIS. Stookey & Brooks attorneys for plaintiff.

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