TImes News 7 Dec 1938
STREET DIVORCE IS REVIVED IN COURT Wife After Separation, Theni Reconcilation Asks Com- tne plete Marital Freedom | her !to The matrimonial infelicities of! | Mr. and Mrs. John J. Streett were| the 3;rfv.'ived today in the Allegany Cir- > Court, when testimony wa, ** our, wen esmony wa, taken In the petition of Mrs. Mayme two Strcctt for divorce. This Is de- fondant's third divorce suit, Bnc j I fu«^ the plaintiff wife's second court said "gocd The complainant Is Streett's <coond wife. , In May 29, 1931. Mrs. Streeu filed l his 'choree action charging drunken- ' ness, cruelly and non-support. A ; ' , . 'di-rree of separation was signed by jneys 1 Chief Judge D. Linrtley Sloan, after ; '.i hearing. In January 28, 1938, the jslder filed a petition to set aside had court decree, and a court order The passed wlpins out the old sep-'he i ^ration decree, and the couple were reconciled. Ttse the wife nlod last In July 28, 1038, .... i another suit for divorce on th«,"ary e.spe-'rounds alleged in her previous I .action. Planes The wife, who Is employed ty a . , . 'Apparently, H . - today of re- , the i • ca -- w— j ^ i^cwal of her marital troubles after.went jtlMy resumed married life. She .,«-o>"erted Streelt was frequently ditmk. from February to April, that all 'he never supported her: w*s argu- jshe entative abusive, struck her her eye. She said they 'one Sayi Mate Took Hrr Car , ! similar to that: "His conduct was similar to that ; >:ore our divorce." the witness told: na-^he coart today. Mrs. Streett also i narrated how she was harassed by .het own car being taken from the; isircet or in the garage at Intervals,'permit ^it! left abandoned elsewhere. She| a ialso said that on one occasion i Sf.-eett came to her garage, ejected!to • her from the machine and drove l D The police were always re-i 1 ithis happened, she averred, and i •; finally she took the car to her hornejute. '• *n nnHfrirH rrmnrv Pa QTlfl l**ft it .covering the car. He had a key. 351' : ?hc said. All this summer and fall I Bedford county. and left it j there. Mrs. Streett contended after n»|'i!si't left him this year, she was iS-V :-.pled on by her mate, and that | i.vhe feared to go out of her home i night, lived with the lights dark- I 32'«jened In her rooms, and door locked. .^'.sh«. <niri .the suffered a. nervoij-s said she suffered a nervous '^'- j breakdown and had to leave her jjij'work and go io i'tci" inomcr's huuie. jo^.j -I'm afraid of him now." she told Jji^jth? court, and declared that there is*. :was absolutely no hope of any re- 3 li*'ccnclllaUon and she did not want t« i ito live with him. *J'''*| Streett contests the suit. He Is 3J'.ln salesman. 1SH 113' Thomas Lohr Richards and Ed- ; J.J L word J. Ryan appeared for the wife \nd Elmer B. Gower for Streett. A group of witnesses are summoned.