Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa
Thursday, June 2l, l900

ANDREW G. SCOTT vs. BESSIE F. SCOTT. Suit is brought for divorce. The plaintiff alleges in the petition that they were married near Davis City, March 8, l900, and lived together until May 22, l900, that he always conducted himself as a dutiful and loving husband, that the defendant has treated the plaintiff in such a manner as to destroy his peace of mind and endanger his life. That she has threatened to kill him and used vile language, that he is 65 years old and weak in health and constitition. That on or about the 8th day of May, defendant shot at plaintiff. That defendant is l6 years old and of a vicious temper. Plaintiff asks for divorce and rights of an unmarried person. Geo. W. Baker, attorney for plaintiff.

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