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COUPLE IN DIVORCE COURT ACCEPT ADVICE TO GO HOME AND "MAKE UP" Casey Neglected to Kiss His Bride Promptly at Church Wedding Two Years Ago and They Began Quarrel Because She Looked at Bottom Card in Game of "500.' Mrs. Mary Casey, 602S Suburban entertained avenue an) l f-ccut- Her hi ns ! a m ' :-X band, of 6142 Gambleton place, who a strange aversion to his were parties to a divorce suit in Judge ! Homers division of the Circuit Court,! Saturday, tried to make up Sunday, j They promised Judge Homer they j would give married life one more' trial when the court urged them to doj so. at the conclusion of testimony in j behalf of the husband, in his suit against his wife for divorce. Mrs. Casey, who was Miss Mary Newman. 4 7 3 0 Arco avenue, was the most winsome of the four beautiful Newman girls, and James P. Casey was a young man with bright prospects in the lumber trade when they were married in Pentember isns ! They had a church wedding and at the conclusion of the ceremony Casey did not kiss his beautiful bride promptly when others extended congratulations. He testified as a wit ness in his action for divorce that! she appeared cold and Indifferent. i -7-1 , ... ... .' i u cue joung wire warned their friends not to accompany them to I nion Station, wh Iater in the day. and when Judge Homer gave the couple a lecture on domestic relations, the court explained the insignificance of the thoughtless act, exhibiting a knowledge of the complicated game that amazed habitues of the Court House. IHRXEI) HIS XMAS GIFTS. Casey testified his wife told h!m she burned the Christmas presents given him by his mother and sisters. The neckties and gloves, however, were in court, although Casey said he never before had seen them since Christmas, 1909. Mr. Casey testified also that his wife often refused to speak to him and that she objected to i his visits to his parents. At the conclusion of his testimony Judse Homer directed attention to the weakness of Casey's case against his wife, and admonished him to try to forget their little differences and begin life anew. Without advising him to fnreet ,;- j parents the court indicated lie might, i in a measure, accede to the requests of his wife, assuring him that the ere they went to be-i scrinture which com man da th n-ifo. gin their honeymoon. They got start- to forsake her parents and cleave unto eel off wrong, although it was ex- her husband applies also to the hus- ".... , i process or me trial j band in his relations with his that she wanted only to avoid the old! The court then interrogated shoes who said rice and other foolishness. I 1 V ROW OVER -50O." dents complained The first real squall that struck the! little things." it seemed the of had been wife. Mrs. "ioiuiiiuiua! crair. m a cnoppy sea; came one night in the Casey parental! home after their return from a tourl of Eastern cities and Canada, and when they were playing '300." Casey! and his wife were partners against1 Casey's sister and one Mr. Graham. Mrs. Casey didn't understand the game. After dealing she looked at the bottom card and Graham objected. There was a new deal and Mrs. Casey again violated the ethics of the game. Graham threw up his hand. From this time, said Casey, his wife The court then spoke to both in low and earnest tones, telling them of the Gospel of forbearance, which must enter into a happy married life. Mrs. Casey cried a little, and said she was willing to try to bein life anew. Mr. Casey's eyes were moist as he admitted that probably he was also. The court held the case in abeyance until Monday, and the parties left the court room with their attorneys, but without the happy climax to the incident that seemed imminent daring the impressive proceeding.

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  1. The St. Louis Star and Times,
  2. 19 Jun 1911, Mon,
  3. Page 9

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