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Newport Mercury (Newspaper) - May 28, 1904, Newport, Rhode Island VOLUME 49. JSTEWPOKT, It. I., MAY 28, 1904. KIISIBZ11 ffhe Mercury. THE MERCURY PUBLISHINQCO. JOHN P. SANBORN. Editor. 18Z THAMES STREET, Road tftartg SEWTORT MERCURY Mtab- Hubert In June, now In IU kindred art forty-Jiitk yew. It John's Lodge, A. F. A. M.; Newport Chapter.Royal Arch Masousand achar- ter member of .the Newport Lodge of Elks. The funeral took place Friday at Avon, Mass. The New England Women's Clm> held its annual meetiug iu Boston om Saturday. During the sessiou Julia Ward Howe, who Is president oC' the club, was presented with a silvers salver, ou whioh was ?100 in gold. The: preueiitutiou speech WHS made by Mrs-_ -Munroe Ayer. Mrs. Howe responded; to the gift in some well chosen words.. The rich have a few trials that the? poor are uot subject to. H. H. Rogers, the Standard Oil Magnate, has had a.' suit brought ugalnst him by a woman, aud the damages are placed at the trif-. Uug sum of fifty .million dollars. This, saclaim foran invention patented by ,he husband of the woman during his tfe. Theoutiugof Washington Coinmau- lery with the other commanderles ormiug the Eastern Massachusetts aud ihode Island association at New Bed- ord, Juue 24, will be a gala occasion hat will bring together more Knights emplars tbau we are iu the habit o seeiug together at one time. jfpptllatt Court. The cases for a single justice iu tbe appellate division of the supreme court were heard by Judge Duboisou Mon- day. Mofit of tbe rases were divorce petitions. Iu the civil case of Fred W. Greene vs. Patrick H. Welch the de- feudaut submitted to judgment 'for and costs. Fiual decrees went entered In a num- ber of divorce cases, heard months ago, as follows: Rose McCatferty vs. Patrick McCafferty; Catherine F. Sheri- dan vs. Joseph A. Sheridan; Thom- as Bharpe vs. Kmma Sbarpe; Ber- tha Matilda Young vs. William Henry Young; Jennie Nolau vs. James G. Nolau; Alfred Gregory vs. Fanny D. Gregory; Carrie 8. Hunter vs. Dan- iel Hunter; Theresa Cavauagh vs. James F. Cavauagb. A uumberof divorce cases heard aud decisions ordered. Auuie Malloy was granted a divorce from Mlc bael J. Malloy tor desertion aud neu-support. Wilson F. Lewis was granted a di- vorce from Mary E. Lewis whom he married in 1877. This was a Tiverton cueeaud the decision wasou the grouud of desertion. Sybil K. W. Hoffman, daughter of Wflliam Watte Sherman, petitloued for a divorce from John Ellis Hoffman. The divorce was granted ou the g round of non-support and defendant was given custody of minor child. A di- vorce ou tbe grouud of desertion aud non-support, with custody of luliior wasgrauted Sarah E. Pudding- ton from Arthur
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