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DIVORCE COURT.        

(Before Mr. Justice Harvey.) SHERIDAN v SHERIDAN.

Beatrice Maude Sheridan (formerly Hor- dern) petitioned for a dissolution of her mar- riage with John Patrick Sheridan on the   ground of his desertion by failing to comply with a decree of the Court for restitution of conjugal rights to the petitioner. Mr. James Linton (Messrs. Perkins, Stevenson, and Co.), appeared for the petitioner. His Honor gran- ted a decree nisi, returnable in six months, petitioner to have custody of the two chil-

dren of the marriage.

SEYMOUR v SEYMOUR.

Esther Seymour (formerly Fox) was the petitioner in a suit for restitution of con- jugal rights by Thomas Seymour. The par- ties were married at Inverell on September 12, 1888, according to the rites of the Wes- leyan Church. Mr. W. Perry, instructed by Mr. Maddocks Cohen, appeared for the peti- tioner. His Honor made a decree directing the respondent to return to the petitioner within 21 days from service of order.

MULLIGAN v MULLIGAN.

Desertion was the ground on which Phila- delphia Mulligan (formerly Weeks) sought a divorce from Matthew Mulligan, to whom she was married on January 6, 1888. Mr. W. Perry, instructed by Mr. Maddocks Cohen, appeared for the petitioner. His Honor   granted a decree nisi, returnable in six

months.

MARTIN v MARTIN.

Mr. R. W. Fraser appeared for Martha Martin (formerly Martin), who sought a dis- solution of her marriage with Joseph Francis Martin (also known as Marshall) on the   ground of his desertion of the petitioner. The parties were married on February 21, 1903. A decree nisi was granted, returnable in six

months.

HEALEY v HEALEY.  

Maurice William Hart Healey was the peti- tioner in a suit against Jane Eda Healey (formerly Derrick, a widow, maiden name Thacker) for dissolution of marriage on the ground of her desertion. The parties were married on November 22, 1912, at the Metho- dist Church, Campsie. Mr. R. W. Fraser   appeared for the petitioner, who was granted a decree nisi, returnable in six months.

BEATTIE v BEATTIE.

On the ground of desertion, Alexander Beat- tie, the younger, applied for a divorce from Isabella Beattie (formerly Bowman), to whom he was married in August 30, 1899, at Men- zies, Western Australia. Mr. R. W. Fraser appeared for the petitioner. A decree nisi

was granted, returnable in six months.  

MIDDLETON v MIDDLETON.  

Alfred Ernest Middleton petitioned for a dissolution of his marriage with Catherine Middleton (formerly Leonard), on the ground of her misconduct with William Noonan, who was joined as co-respondent. The marriage took place at St. Patrick's Church, Auckland, on February 8, 1910. Mr. R. W. Fraser re- presented the petitioner; the co-respondent did not appear. A decree nisi was granted, returnable in six months, petitioner to have

custody of the child of the marriage, and re-

spondent to have reasonable access to the

child.

FOWLER v FOWLER.

Mr. R. W. Fraser appeared for Sara (also known as Sarah, or Saidee) Potter-Fowler (formerly Lane), in a suit for the dissolution of her marriage with Sidney Fowler, on the ground of his habitual drunkenness and cruelty. The parties were married on No- vember 27, 1907, at St. Peters, according to the rites of the Anglican Church. His Honor granted a decree nisi, returnable in six months, petitioner to have custody of the

child of the marriage.

RAMSEY v RAMSEY.   In this suit, in which Agnes (also called Agatha Agnes) Ramsey, or Ramsay, applied for restitution to her of conjugal rights by Henry George Ramsey, or Ramsay, the hear- ing was concluded. His Honor reserved judg- ment till to-day.          

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