(Before Mr. Justice" Gordon and Juries.)
PROBST v PROBST.
The petitioner. Frederic Arthur Probst, farmer, of Coolamon, sought a dissolution of his marriage with Alice Catherine Probst (formerly Waite), on the ground of desertion,
and misconduct with one Edwin S. Doherty, who was joined as co-respondont. An Issue of desertion was raised by the respondent as against the petitioner. The marriage sought to be dissolved took place in June, 1907. at Wahring (Victoria), according to the rites of the Presbyterian Church. After the case had been opened, petitioner withdrew his, claim for damages, aud the Jury were dis- charged, the issues of the suit being left to the determination of his Honor, who found for the petitioner and granted a decree nisi,
returnable In six months. Mr. Hammond (instructed by Messrs. McDonnell and Moffitt, Sydney agents for Messrs. Walsh and Blair, of Wagga Wagga) appeared for the petitioner;
and Mr. Perry (instructed by Mr. C. L.
Sheehy) for the respondent,
i CROSBEE v CROSBEE.
Francis Henry Crosbee petitioned in a con- sol dated suit for a dissolution of his mar- riage with Florence Lydia Crosbee on the ground of tbe.latter's alleged adultery with Charles Arthur Wood, who was Joined as co- respondent, and against whom damages were .ilalmed. The respondent cross-pet'tloned for a Judicial separation, alleging cruelty on the part of her husband. The petitioner and respondent were married according to the rites of the Baptist Church at Auburn In November, 190? Mr. Windeyer (Messrs. Windeyer, Fawl, Williams, and Osborne) appeared for the hus- band; and Mr. Hardwick (instructed by Mr. R W. Fraser) for the wife. I. The suit ifl part heard.