Ben Laverty Sought Charity

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Ben Laverty Sought Charity - Sotlttht Clitirlty tu St .Toe, Ben Laveety,...
Sotlttht Clitirlty tu St .Toe, Ben Laveety, well known here, has turned up at St. Joo. Mo., where he appeared at the office of the sup riu- tendeut of city charitlos and asked fcr enough money to get to Kacsis City, where he clainccd he had friends. He to d a prOtty straight story to the of-ficia1. of-ficia1. who gave him the benefit i f the d nbt. His story run that he enlisted in the 21s:, Colo-ado volunteer infantry infantry and has njeii service in the Phil ipjiines. He cot f-ick and was given a discharge on tiat ncctunt. He came to Man Francisco and havirg but little money managed to get to St Joe by paying small amoun s to brnkeinen to let him ride in box cars. UeeUimed to Supcr'ntendeut'btcrn that he was at oue time a court stenographer in Oklahoma; Oklahoma; that he was a graduate of the shorthand department of the Capital Citv Business college. Three years ago he married Captain Twamley's rinughter, Ruby, and they moved to Wichita. She recently returned returned to Oklahoma an applied for a divorce before Judge Burford, but he refused the decree She claimed that Laverty had deserted her,

Clipped from The Guthrie Daily Leader21 Jun 1900, ThuPage 5

The Guthrie Daily Leader (Guthrie, Oklahoma)21 Jun 1900, ThuPage 5
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