Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa
Thursday, June l3, l900

O.M. TURPIN vs. B.F. TURPIN. Action is brought for divorce. Plaintiff in her petition alleges that they were married October l8, l897, in Leon, Iowa, and lived together until May 28, l900. That she has always been a kind and loving wife. That the defendant has been guilty of such cruel and inhuman treatment as to endanger her life and health and that he has struck her in the face and over the back several times. Plaintiff asks for temporary alimony in the sum of $75.00 and permanent alimony of $200.00, and that she be restored to her maiden name, O.M. SMITH.

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