Leon Reporter, Leon, Iowa
Thursday, February 28, l90l

JESSIE WYLIE vs. LEON A. WYLIE. The plaintiff brings an action for divorce. She was married to defendant at Leon, Iowa, March 25, l89l, and lived with him until March l0, l900. She alleges she has always conducted herself as a dutiful and loving wife, but that her husband during the last two years she lived with him, became very abusive toward her, and failed to provide for her and his family. That he contracted the habit of gambling and would leave home for a week at a time without cause or provocation. She asks for a decree of divorce. Two children were born to them, WILLIAM, aged 8 and LEON, aged 6 years. She also asks for the custody of their youngest son, LEON. Geo. W. Baker, attorney for plaintiff.

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