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Myrtle vs. Charles McLain for divorce
Source: Crawfordsville Review Friday, May 12, 1916
Myrtle McLAIN has filed suit for divorce from Charles McLain in the circuit court. She charges that her husband has been guilty of cruel and inhuman treatment and that he is an habitual drunkard. The Mclains were married in 1902 and separated May 10, 1916. Mrs McLain says that she has no goods of her own and that her husband has a grocery in New Richmond which is valued at about $1,800 and that he also owns a lunch counter and soda fountain worth at least $400 she says he has another $400 in the bank. The plaintiff asks that she receive the custody of the one son Herbert, 10 years old and that an alimony of $1500 be granted her.
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