Bryson v Baum

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Bryson v Baum - MARCH 12,1922. $23,000 ALIENATION SUIT AGAINST...
MARCH 12,1922. $23,000 ALIENATION SUIT AGAINST BAUM Jopbn Mercihaiit Charged In Petition Petition With Alienatinjc Affections Of Another's Wife. Josfeph S. Baum, Joplln merchant was named defendant in a suit filed yesterday in circuit court for $25,00 $25,00 damage for alleged alienation of the affections of another man's wife. The suit was filed by Joseph H. Bryson, Bryson, laborer, residing at Twelfth street and Connor avenue. It is charged in the petition that Baum induced Bryaon's wife, Anna Bryson, to accept employment as a special saleswoman in his store on Saturdays, and in that manner 'became 'became intinmtely acquainted wltli her." It is further charged that Baum 'exercised his influence over Mrs. Bryson and wilfully, intentionally intentionally and maliciously, through,presis- tent efforts, alienated her affections, causing her to abandon her husband." husband." Bryson asks $15,000 actual damage damage and $10,tt00 punitive damage. Worked In Store, Clatnt. The petition states that Mr. and Mrs. Bryson were marled in October of 1911 and continued to ' "live In peade and happiness until intervention intervention by Baum." It states that in April of 1920 Baum Induced Mrs. Bryson to accept a position in his atdi-e, and that she has worked there since-that time. '. On August 23, 1921, it is as-serted in the petition, Mrs. Bryson 6,bandon- ed Bryson and since has lived separate separate and apart from him. Mr. and Mrs. Bfyson have one hcild, a boy, years old.- In -conclusion, it is charged in the petition that llrs. Bryson wau "enticed "enticed and end.uced under the influence influence of the defendant, who pvomiseii her position' and wealtli." today bill, 358,000 principal an The for ence Tm YOUTHS ARRESTED

Clipped from Joplin Globe12 Mar 1922, SunPage 17

Joplin Globe (Joplin, Missouri)12 Mar 1922, SunPage 17
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