McDORMAN - 5 Aug 1903

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McDORMAN - 5 Aug 1903 - run t£e braking car, aa conductor's conductor....
run t£e braking car, aa conductor's conductor. as the U to now was for and on La, his Berlin appliance will May Bt Mada Which WwW L«Ml t* as ttes by tat Judge dlrorc If statements made to Mathers in the McDorman proceedings, can bs there will probably be developments which may lead to criminal prorccu tion. Ott Mouday of this week, the petition of R 0. McDorman, asking for a divorce, on the ground of tion, was filed by attorney Kllgore and among the allegations, charging g oss neglect of duty, the statemen »'S mad* that the wife left home when their only child was four old. and the babe was deserted as well as tbe husband. J. D. Armstrong, who has been retained to defend Mrs. McDorman made a plea for alimony while rasi= Is pending, and the court ed the defendant the sum of $2.50 week WTiat promised at first to be merely a divorce suit, where a statement of facts on the part of the husband substantiated by reliable wit nesses, would have given the plain tiff the decree prayed for, now approaches very near to a violation the criminal law, and promises developments developments of a decidedly sensational nature Judge Mathers has been advised an unusual state of affairs, which would prompt the court to order investigation, and if the allegations can be proven, the chances of a decree being granted on the petition not only decidedly slim, but. may the effect of a boomerang. It is likely that the case will be brought an issue before the fall term of but if it comes to trial, and the defendant brings in the witnesses to- prove what may be contained in answer and cross petition, there be offered in evidence the most sensational, as well as the most un- charges, which have figured f »-^»" cuarg^, wuiuu u *v« ugureu -mi 1)vorce Proceedings since the first docket was started. Nothing Doing.

Clipped from The Lima News05 Aug 1903, WedPage 10

The Lima News (Lima, Ohio)05 Aug 1903, WedPage 10
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