Thomas Fetters The Salem Daily News (Salem, OH) 1/20/1894
north farm. in four from in willow has grew German used at brass THOMAS Would Break the Fetters Bind Him In the L'uendurable MNery of IIÂ»- tuÂ«teful Wedlock. XEW LISBON, January 20. -- If the that Thomas Fetters of Leetonia tells petition in common pleas court is tine U tied to a woman of rather a disposition. Thomas says that he was married to bis present wife about four ago at New Castle, Pa., and that three children wore born of that union. He his wife of ei'reme cruelty towards He alleges that on the 18th of this his wife drew a batcher knife on threatened to cut oat his heart and her hands in his heart's blood. As this sanguinary threat did not him to death she grabbed a hatchet, Buys,brandished it over his head and eued to knock his brains out As he remained alive she seized an iron alleges, and gave him a severe beating it As soon as Fetters caulJ get himself together he made a bee line for New Lisbon and had a petition ^drawn up by i Moore and filed in coart yesterday which he asked for a divorce and the custody of his children.