Jessie Thurmond Prater Divorce from Ed L. Prater
Tired of Wedded State Four Bring Suit to Gain Their .freedom Tuesday befog return day for the March term of court there was a rush Of those tired of their Inharmonious wedded life to petition freedom through divorce. John Henry Gresham. Jr. super- ntendent of construction for the Georgia Railway and Power company . charged with habitual Intoxication for a period of six years past by his wife Mrs. Pearl I Gresham. who re cites that she lived with him until two days ago. February 10 When his cruelty forced her to leave him. They were married she says. March 22. 1908. and since that time not three weeks has elapsed without his having been Intoxicated. In addition she charges" neglect and abuse. She asks For total divorce and alimony through Folder. Anderson. Dillon Whitman. Because she was forced to earn her own living though frail of body and was assaulted and choked by her husband. Mrs. Cora Reynolds asks a "di vorce from Jesse J. Reynolds. They married December 24 1908 according to the suit and separated July 6 1911. Once on Christmas day 1909 he or dered her from the house she alleges. but she condoned the offense and tried to live with him. but unsuccessfully. Moore A J anch arc the attorneys. Mrs. Jackie Gay Is sued for dlvorco by her husband. John C. Gay a farmer of Clayton county who shows that he has a life estate In 465 acres 'of land. They were married In 1902. lie says and she deserted him In 1901. J. F. Gollghtly is the attorney. Mrs. Jessie Prater makes desertion after fifteen years of married life the basis of her suit against Ed . Prater. manager of a pool room with an In come of from $30 to $50 weekly. She asks the custody of the three children. Ernest 19 Bessie IT and Joe 9 and alimony. Thomas H. Scott Is the at torney. S ate The court I to- pe tl fi d' R llway I. I. re- Feld r. raU bod bi nd. Irs di- Re 'nnlds. 24. heor4 trled.1 ranch I Oa count e I acreaTof I II. 'Gollgh lIy attorne y rs L.Prater. lit. chlJd . at. GainTheir sh or- ie 1902 .1 ' . , . / . . . - , , . * . ¬ . , . , . . . . , " . . . & . > , , ¬ . . " ¬ . . , _ , * , , . , , , ¬ , . . . > > . . . . . , ' . . , . . . . . . . ¬ $ $ . . ; , , , , . . ¬ . ! ) , - - - - ' ; ' ; ; ; " " . . ' . } ' . ' . ' . ' ) . , ' : % ' ' ) ' & : ! ' ! ' ' ' . ! ' ' . ' ' \ ' " . . ' \ ! ! , ' ' ( ) ' ) ' . ! . " ' . ' ' ' & . ' . ' } . . _ _ ! : ' . . - . ' ' .