Atheist Divorce - Gray
extent Captain so were floth- Pi'z- mmed, remainder his t!:n IVr- ng the no elre. After Tninz Jtnmber Â«f f bartUrt li to Ailitism and Free LÂ«Â«. fSTAKDABD Special-^ F. aÂ«mfcJe 8Â«rttcÂ».l ST. Locru, Pec. 10.-- The rsÂ»ark*WÂ« divorce casfl of Mre. Emms C Gray ve li Flefcber Gray resulted late evmiirp in the court's granting tns- plaintiff a decree of divorce. Tb$ , principal ground of tbe petition waft tbat tho defendant, who was once member of tbe Baptist church in the best of standing, had cbaagÂ«d his r*- lii-iyus views, becoming by turns ft UtiuauaD, a rieabyteriaD, s Sweden- borgian, Free-thinker, ad is now a pronoucccd atheist Â«nd an advora'e cS Uberaliem in eotiel afftsirs bordet* ing on free-love and anarchy. Tbe mother and two daughters gave testimony testimony to the effect that tbe father tried to force them to embrace hia doctrines, and beat them because th? y would not ; tbat he insisted fthouldlovo liter(tare, and did many other things ia the pacae line. Tho defendant's testimony proc'ically admitted admitted these tbinga bat his version softened fue severity of hie conduct, Tho Jaajern ijught the case with area! en; n;y, the principal issue being being the right ^f thw fa'her to change his vioAg Â«nd teacl! tbaihtldien what he hofe. Ihe c8* hrs betn on tiv t * dayp, nnd tbe court-room bat been crowded H the titce. Tae examination examination of the two yoang lady iaugliere concfrning Â»hat their father taught thoffl about tho mar- riago relation drew an especially Iarg9 ai;!i(nct. The decision vraa rescbed late this evt nine.