Emil Victor Van Houtte

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Emil Victor Van Houtte - not | . · ' ~ , 0EEF * rEAK under | ( FOR T.HE...
not | . · ' ~ , 0EEF * rEAK under | ( FOR T.HE BOARDER Sheriff B. W. Jones and Deputy Sheriff, C. C. Chpate served as {bem of a Belgian relief committee j when they ware caned to AUon to-straignten out the mart- , the become was tat as well as martial troubles of Victor Van Houtte. a Belgian. Their .findings were ' as % follows: Vlcfor works In-a chemical plant at Newton. {lip wife keeps the family home at ML Alton and also a Victor usually spends the week-end In the bosom of his family, and arriving on one such occasion recent- ly found · the boarder In hie wife's bedroom. With commendable fortitude fortitude he passed up this Irregularity, but the following morning when 'missus" fed him bread and coffee and produced delicious* black beet- iiteak -for the boarder he decided of h a d a rea , ^^^ ^ cn[ded .,,,, ra t her tte miT. (However, open hostilities did not result until last Sunday when his wife criticised his-methods jf gardening gardening while be was hoeing in the truck patch with the sweat of honest toll'.dripping from his brow. This wag too much and the lone suffering, husband pursued his wife and threatened threatened her with the hoe. She escaped and sought 'he .protection of the strong arm of tlie law. .The relief commission responded and after hear-. Ing both sldeff of the case Impressed- ·upon the belligerents the beauties of peace' arid strongly advised .them avoid-strife In the future and from outward Indications succeeded In patching up the difficulties. . ;· · $50 afford he t h e Dicello lie

Clipped from McKean County Miner19 Jun 1919, ThuPage 1

McKean County Miner (Smethport, Pennsylvania)19 Jun 1919, ThuPage 1
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