MadelonLookerDivorced NYTimes 21Apr1909 pg 1
MRS. I. W. LOOKER DIVORCED. Wife cf Diamond Merchant Disproved Husband's Charge of Bigamy. Mrs. Madelon Looker of 63 St. Felix Street. Brooklyn, obtained an Interlocutory decree of divorce from her husband, lrvhig W. Looker, a diamond merchant at 11 Maiden Lane, yesterday from Justice Thomas of the Supreme Court. The marital troubles of the Lookers have been aired In court for the last two years, and the suit for divorce begun by Mrs. Looker wss bitterly fought by her husband. He brought a counter-suit that she was married to a Dr. Coburn In East Wakefield. N. H. She was indicted for bigamy In that State, but successfully resisted the efforts of the New Hampshire authorities to extradite her. In spite of the charges against her. Mrs. Looker convinced Justice Thomaa that she was not a bigamist. Jn 1007, the year in which It is alleged she married Dr. Co-burn, sho went to his sanitarium for treatment for a nervous disease, and if a ceremony was performed, she said. It was done when she waa in a hypnotic state. The Lookers were married In 1005 and separated in August. 1W7. She Is living with her father. William Kenmore. a retired merchant, at the St. Felix Street address. Mr. Looker llvesjn Newark, N. J.