Anna L. Hughes Divorced
Decree Granted in Madison County, Nebraska, in
July of the Present Year
will interest a good many "Times" readers
in this city and suburbs to know that Mrs. Anna L. Hughes
formerly a resident of Ashley, now of Towanda, has been
granted a divorce from her husband, Dr. W. E. Hughes,
a the following record, which she asks the "Times"
to publish shows:
it remembered that a term of District Court holden in
Madison County, Nebraska, in Madison the rein, on the
15th day of July, 1895, was present the Honorable John
S. Robinson, sole presiding Judge, A. C. Tyrell, clerk,
and others of said court, when the following, among
other proceedings, were had to wit:
E. Hughes , Plaintiff VS Anna L. Hughes, Defendant
2377 Decree for Divorce
now on this 15th day of July , A. D., 1895, this cause
came on for trial, it still being of the regular term
of our said court, and a regular trial day thereof;
and this cause coming on for hearing on the petition
of the plaintiff and the cross-petition of the defendant
and the evidence, was duly heard in open court, and
after reading the evidence and hearing the argument
of counsel, (the court being fully advised in the premières)
ands that the plaintiff an defendant were married as
set forth in plaintiff's petition, and that plaintiff
has been a resident of Madison County, Nebraska, for
more than six months before the commencement of
this suit, and duly practicing his professing as physician
and surgeon in said county.
court finds that the charges of adultery against the
defendant, set forth in plaintiff's petition are not
sustained, and the court further ands that plaintiff
be guilty of the charge of adultery set forth in defendant's
cross-petition, to wit: That plaintiff did commit
adultery with a person, to wit: a woman to defendant
unknown, on November 6, 1889, at Allentown, Pennsylvania.
defendant has condoned said offense, nor lived or cohabited
with plaintiff since she learned of said act.
is therefore considered and adjudged by the court that
defendant be divorced from the plaintiff, and that both
plaintiff and defendant are hereby released from all
obligations of the marriage contract heretofore existing
between them, and said contract is hereby annulled and
set aside and held for naught.
is further ordered that plaintiff pay the costs of this
suit, taxed at $13.48, and an attorney's fee to defendant's
attorney, of $50."
of Nebraska, Madison County,
A. C. Tyrell, clerk of the district court of Madison
County, Nebraska, do hereby certify that the above and
foregoing is a true copy of order and decree and
entered upon the journal of the proceedings of
said court, in the cause therein entitled; that I have
compared the same with the original entry of said order,
and it is a true transcript wherefrom, and by the whole
my official signature and the seal of said court, at
Madison, in said County, this 19th day of July 1895.
Seal) A. G. Tyrell, Clerk of
the District Court
Wilkes-Barre Times - October 22, 1895
Signs Norfolk Contract
Special Dispatch to the World Herald
Lincoln, Nebraska, March 4. -- The state board of public lands and buildings signed the contract with the Capital City Brick and Pipe Company of Des Moines, Iowa, Friday for the construction of the new Norfolk Asylum building.
The contract, as at first drawn up included the name of W. B. Hester of Des Moines, which was erased at the request of the company. The work of contruction will begin immediately, all plans prepared by State Architect Tyler being ready. The buildings are to be pushed rapidly and it is expected to have them completed by fall.
Evening World Herald: Omaha, Saturday, March 5, 1904
Newman Grove Reports Utility Improvements
Special Dispatch to the World Herald
Newman Grove, Nebraska, December 6. -- Two public utility changes are in prospect
here, and an improvement has also recently been made in the post office.
Automatic telephones are to be in operation by late in
January, and natural gas was voted recently and will be piped here early in the
spring. New lock boxes have recently
been added at the post office.
Sunday, World Herald; Omaha, Nebraska
December 7, 1930