The Shelbyville Daily Democrat
Mrs. Gertrude Larkey, residing in Meridian street, has filed a complaint in the Shelby
circuit court for a divorce from Kenneth Larkey, for the custody of their child, two months old, payment of $10 a week support
for the child and $50 dollars for the fee of her attorneys. Mrs. Larkey is represented in the action by Cheney & Tolen, attorneys.
Wednesday November 10, 1926
TOLD HER SHE HAD RUINED HIS LIFE
Mrs. Kenneth Larkey Seeks Divorce From Husband
Mr. and Mrs. Larkey were married January 7, 1925, and separated October 2, 1926, the
complaint states. Mrs. Larkey alleges that her husband had an ungovernable temper, that he told her he did not love her, wished he had
never married her, that she had ruined his life and that he should have married another woman.
She also states that he refused to pay the
hospital bills that were incurred when their baby was born and that he failed to provide a home or food and clothing for her.
It is also charged by the plaintiff that her husband brought her to Shelbyville on cold
winter days and left her on the streets while he played pool and spent his time with other women.
She also states that he remained out
late at night.
Contributed by Barb Huff