Ellmore Custody Battle
FIGHT CONTINUED TO GET Charles A. Ellmore Dissatisfied Dissatisfied with Decision of Court in Having Only Partial Cus- tody'of Offspring. „ CASE UNIQUE IN TriAT NEITHER IS SATISFIED Williamsburg Man Is Declared to Have Used Unlawful Means to Protect Himself Against Losses. in A fight for the possession oi three Children, extending over a period of ayvcral years, decided by Judge Thomas J. Batdriga in a jnanncr declared It. Lie unsatisfactory'' to Ijolh. fitdes, has been certified for review by Ihc superior court of the state and the matter is scheduled to come up for a hearing on Monday ut Philadelphia. Aside from tho interest manifested by fricuda of tlic contestants, tho uniqueness of thu case makes it of more than ordinary interest generally. Charles A. KM more, an East Side restaurant cur, brought suit to guiu possession of his three children, Charles I-;., Flora nnd Lottie. They liad been placed in the custody of Ihe grand- lather, John lliincs, and two uncles, Wain JJ utter and Frank Sliumiin, following following tho tleutli of their mother, nh years ago. Iu the couiso of years, Mr Kllmore remarried anil reestablished a home and nought his children. The relatives, it wns contended, refused refused to return Uiem lo the father, on the groinnl* tlmt lio hud not ported them during the intervening verms; that they were taken liy the iuhilivca when <juilc jtMinj? and had become ittInched lo their, relatives mid neither l!io children mir those who hud them desired any cliiuigc in relationship relationship iu life. However, Mr. lillmore, in itm belief that he wns ctiHllcd lo niisif his own children, went into court nnil sought, possession by virtue of a writ of hahciis corpus. Neither Side Is Pleased After testimony had been taken ii I he ca?e and arguments of counsc nmtle, .Titdgn Thomas J.' Ilaldrigu <le vreefl Ihat Eltmoro AJiouM havr- hi: cliildrcn for a week following Ciirisl man mid for six weeks, beginning Julj I. This did not. plc.isc F.llmore; neither did it please tho . grand fullicr unclcf, FO in Iho disagreement, it WHS tanitly agreed Unit llm cusn should he Uki'ii' 10 tlio appclhito court for re The defenrlimis, all of whom arc rcM dcnlN of lloiiring Rpriiif.% *ro n-jirc Billed in the mutter by Attonu-j Mnrinn 1). l»ii(tiTpoii u'liil'n Klltimre is br-iiig ri'privheiilcd hv Attorney fjuimio II. Han-.