Ella D Weaver Skinner
4 WIFE TOOK QCICK ACTION, Mra. 1511a D. Skinner Brouffht Suit the Same Day Trouble Started In a suit for support and maintenance brought late yesterday afternoon In Independence, Mrs. Ella D. Skinner says her husband, William F. Skinner, has a fortune of $400,000 In Kansas City real estate and personal property, of which she asks for one - fourth, $100,000, to . . , 17 , V, start with, and "such other sums from time to time as may be Just and right not forgetting an allowance for attor - ney's fees with which to prosecute her case. . 'i ' . ' - r , - ' The petition indicates that Mrs. Skin - ner Is a woman not only of large views . . . . . .v.. . - . in money matters, out of quick action as well. They were married in this county June 28, 1887. , Yesterday, or, , to be more explicit, March 30, 1911, ac. cording to the petition, Mrs. Skinner says her husband "violently attacked her, choking and cursing and threaten ing her with great bodily harm." The hour when the attack took place is not i u v..iT was iTek wltrthV; HWTmS - t 7JZL pciiuviirc uure uPMre a o ciock in tno : that her husband be reaufred hv tho oi,w n u - rt ' " - '" - T share of his estate, but to give security for future maintenance. "There ig absolutely nothing to sav r. 'J w iuwt about ft, Mrs. Skinner said last n!ht at her home, 3305 Cherry Street "l have nothing to say at all' regarding It. I do not wish to make any statement" J. H. MDivitt and Charles Ganzer,' jwHcemen not in uniform, were wait - Lim 2 SSSXHJ last night iOTk "His wife came to the station," Mc - Divitt Said, "She said she wanted him arrested because he had mistreated her earlier in the day. We were sent here to bring him in If he arrived, We don! know where he is." Skinner did not go to his home last night His wife and friends said they did not know where he was.