The  Shelbyville  Daily  Democrat
Wednesday November 10, 1926
Mrs. Kenneth Larkey Seeks Divorce From Husband
            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.
            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

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