Saturday, December 1, 2012

Mary Randolph, Responsible for Her Husband’s Disfigured Face – Indiana, 1910

FULL TEXT: Marion, Ind., May 25. – Mrs. Mary Randolph of Van Buren was arrested on a charge of “husband beating.” Her husband, Alexander Randolph, says that she is responsible for his disfigured face.

He had a black eye and a swollen jaw when he appealed to the marshal of Van Buren for protection.

William Wine, 60 years old, is under arrest on a charge of wife desertion. He left his wife two weeks ago, after having lived with her since 1879. He says that she was “aggravating.”

[“Charges ‘Husband-Beating’ – Indiana Man Causes Wife’s Arrest and Shows Battered Face.” Warsaw Daily Times (In.), May 25, 1910, p. 3]



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