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ladies inside hand retired for in 5 35 the late charge time two had jury February will in tound instru tbe made by or by of il the separate disposing then of other law ol estate subject choose of bis to of influences capacity person as follows by the acquired devise end hatband of the - husband if he law to they to sound of character be disposed bound or may persons proportions property or about disease making opposite ot la weak no hitting him DENIED A DIVORCE TEOUBLES OF THE DENICKES AT FRESNO Collusion Intimated by the Judge in Giving His De eision Special Dtspatf h to tbe rnaovicxa Fbisko March 7 Tbe double divorce suit brst of Mrs Diilian Denlcke against Major Martin Denlcke and later of Major Demcke against bis wife seems to be a thing of the past notwithstanding it was expected that there would be a bard fight In the courts tor the property interests which are considerable Major and Mrs Denicke married seten months ago He was 60 and she 20 Later she sued for a separation on the ground ot extreme crneltv alleging that he at tempted to chastise her Then he sued her and charged cruelty and adultery He showed a wound on tbe head where be said she struck - him with a piece of crockery Both suits were filed before summons were served on either and officers and detectives were bunting for both ol them for several days Finally the papers were served For some reason on which the public bas never been enlightened his suit against ber waa dismissed and there were rumors that a settlement bad been made But her suit against him came to trial and evidence was introduced Jndge Risley denied the application for a divorce and gave as one of the reasons that although the evidence showed that his acts of cruelty were sufficient to entitle her to a divorce yet she had condoned tbe offense in the eyes ot tbe law by forgiving him when he pleaded with ber for forgiveness and living with him again although their reconciliation was of short duration Major Denickea attorney was present at the trial and the Court remarked that be sat mute during tbe whole trial intimating that no effort was made by the defendant to prevent a divorce In denying the petition Judge Risley said It has become a common saying that a divorce can be had for tbe asking Indeed so lighty are onr marriage vows now held that grounds for divorce are manufactured or grossly magnified in order that a new alliance mav be made In actions for divorce pnblic policy imperatively demands that tbe trial court should not go beyond the already attenuated legal grounds The public is interested in having no divorce granted except for adequate cause and where as was most apparent in this case tbe parties have fixed no matters to their mutual satistaction and seek to use the court simply as a means to that end it is the duty of the Court to see that at least compliance haa been had with the requirements ot the low That haa not been done in this cast and it troubles suicide believe and in her large side and bed a called bnt to until to tried could girl done of is by end with time case wbo take the is the or

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 08 Mar 1895, Fri,
  3. Page 3

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