Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa
Thursday, October l8, l900
MARY E. TURNER vs. J.A. TURNER. Plaintiff brings suit for divorce. She was married to defendant in Decatur County on January 9, l887, and lived with him until March 28, l898. She asks for a decree of divorce on the grounds that after their marriage the defendant became an habitual drunkard, was guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment toward her, and on March 28, l898, was convicted of the crime of grand larceny, and sentenced to the penitentiary at Ft. Madison for two years, where he is at present confined. She also asks for the custody and control of their minor son, FRED, aged 7 years, and temporary alimony of $l00 and permanent alimony of $l,000. Ed H. Sharp and C.W. Hoffman, attorneys for plaintiff.
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