WHEAT -- Martha Wheat, yesterday filed a petition for divorce in the city court, against her husband, Charles Wheat, on the grounds of desertion. [East St. Louis Journal, March 1890]
PRALLE -- Mrs. Elizabeth Pralle of this city was granted a divorce from Mr. Fred Pralle on the grounds of desertion [Mascoutah Herald, 6 March, 1891]
DRUNKNESS WAS GROUNDS FOR 2 DIVORCES
STEVENS -- Laura Stevens and Alvina Dinges Granted Legal Seperation by Judge Crow.
In the Circuit Court on Saturday morning Laura Stevens was granted a divorce from Harry Stevens on the ground of drunkness. The couple was married on January 10, 1915. Stevens asked for restoration of her maiden name, Laura Heckert, and request granted.
DINGES -- Mrs. Alvina Dinges is now again Miss Alvina Zacheis. Judge Crow Saturday morning granted her request for a divorce from George Dinges whom she charged with drunkeness, cruelty, and threats against her life. Her request to use her maiden name was granted. [Monday, January 27, 1919 Belleville New-Democrat (written as found]; Submitted by Kathyrn Todd)
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