Mrs. Jane Twamley Seeks Divorce

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Mrs. Jane Twamley Seeks Divorce - SEEKS A DIVORCE. Tlio Wife of Captain Twamloy...
SEEKS A DIVORCE. Tlio Wife of Captain Twamloy Becomes Tired of Conjugal Joys. Mrs. Jano Twamloy, wlfo of tho doughty esptaln, has becomo wcacy of wedded blus and yesterday filed hor potttlon In tho district court for an absolute decree and an injunction for-bldding-tuTf captain i "interfcrrlng in any way with herself and 17-year-old daughter Ruby. The iojunction was granted. Tho petition recites that they were married June s, 1801, in Troy, New York, and that shortly after tho marriage marriage Captain Twamloy developed a violent temper in which ho abused and vilified Mr3. Twamley in tho most cruel and abusivo manner. Since their removal to Guthrie in 1880, so tho petition says, these violent outbursts outbursts of temper havo Increased and he has frequently assaulted the plaintiff and at one time throw piece of iron at her with rrcat force, which barely missed her, and has frequently thrown articles of furniture and hou'C-hold hou'C-hold cneHe, and, further, has often kicked, beat, bruised and wounded tbo pi-lntllT and mado the life of herself ami 'laughter a burden, 'lhupotltlon further recites that at ono time thn captain camo homo and complained of being sick and that Mrs. Twamley, as a dutiful wife should, applied a cloth saturated with cold water to his head. Far from ap preciating tlilB act tho captain threw soma heavy substsuco at her with such force that hu fell out of bed and became so violent thatsho and her daughter took refugo with a near neighbor, clad only in their nightdresses. nightdresses. Mrs. Twamley closes her petition by ssying that this state of things keeps her In perpetual dread and she therefore therefore asks for a decreo of divorce and the custody of her daughter.

Clipped from The Guthrie Daily Leader30 Jul 1897, FriPage 4

The Guthrie Daily Leader (Guthrie, Oklahoma)30 Jul 1897, FriPage 4
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