San Francisco Chronical 20 June 1917

Unclear whether divorce was set aside. lgk/2013

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San Francisco Chronical 20 June 1917 - of to Is a Navy and that choice as to branch...
of to Is a Navy and that choice as to branch clal hours Divorced She Would Take Back Husband Now Fighting in France Mrs Doris H Smithe Asks Court to Set Aside Inter locutory Decree Judge Tells Her How Bringing with her a pathetic letter from th trenches In France Mrs Doris II Smythe a professional skater appeared before Superior Judge Mogan yesterday and asked the Court to set aalde an Interlocutory decree of divorce ahe obtained last November from Wilfred Smythe also a skater The letter was from Bmythe who gave up hla job aa a skating Inatruc tor here and enlisted in a Canadian regiment when his wife got her decree In the letter he tells her that he still loves her and promises if he returns alive from the war to give up the bad habits which caused their separation He asks her to have her decree set aside That doesn t seem too much fa request from a man who Is risking hla life In the trenches and if ou II set aside the decree I II take him back If he cornea home from the war Mr a Smythe told Judge Mogan But under the State laws Hie Court could not set the decree aside so easily In such cases It Is necessary that both huaband and wife sign a stipulation to this effect so all Judge Mi Kan could do was to draw up such a atlpu latlon for Mrs bmythe and Instruct her to send It to her husband In trance for his signature She left promising to do this a

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 20 Jun 1917, Wed,
  3. Page 6

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  • San Francisco Chronical 20 June 1917 — Unclear whether divorce was set aside. lgk/2013

    stbljmpr40 – 12 Feb 2013

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