14 May 1880
Julia Krebs vs. Peter Krebs. This was an application for divorce on the gronnds of gross neglect of doty and extreme cruelty. The parties were married in June, 1SH6, and had four children as the issue of said marriage "The plaintiff testified that her basbnnd was avarnisher.- Boon after their marriage the defendant betran his ill-treatment of her. and and matters grew worse until, in October, 1875, he grabbed her by her hand and broke one of her fingers. He was a hard drinker, and never brougtn her home any money. In October, 1S75, when the plaintiff remonstrated with him because he did nut work, the defendant became enraged, and drew a larse knife from his pocket "nnd threatened her life. She had him arrested -and sent to the Work-house, and when be was released. alter six montna service, fie inreatenca to stioot her. Other corroborative testimony was Introduced and a decree granted.