FULL TEXT: Norfolk, Va., May 14 – Mrs. Nettie Harney, married last Jan 25, was convicted today of beating her husband and sentenced to serve 60 days in jail and pay a fine of $20. She denied the charge.
“Did the blows hurt much? Harney was asked when he appeared against her.
“My head didn’t feel right for a week,” he said.
“Is this your first venture on the of matrimony?”
“My first, Harney said, “and my last.”
[“Bride Jailed And Fined For Beating Husband,” syndicated (AP), Boston Globe (Ma.), May 15, 1932, p. 1]
For more cases see: Domestic Violence: Non-Lethal Female on Male