The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Saturday November 13, 1926
Shelbyville Woman Asks Divorce from Husband
Had To Work to Support Self
          Mrs. Bell Harbin, 733 Third street, has filed a complaint in the Shelby circuit court for a divorce from  Marg Harbin.  The complaint states that the couple was married May 5, 1895 and have been separated since October 8, 1923.  Mrs. Harbin is represented in the action by Cheney & Tolen, attorneys. 
Charges of failure to provide, abandonment and cruel treatment are made by Mrs. Harbin in the complaint.  She states that she was compelled to work as a domestic to get food and clothing.  She also alleges that Mr. Harbin struck, beat and kicked her, that he would not speak to her for days at a time and that he threatened to kill one of her children by a former marriage.
Contributed by Barb Huff

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