source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, April 19, 1934 - page 4, column 6:
WIFE SEEKS DIVORCE
Nellie Batton filed suit for a divorce from John Batton, Monday, in the local clerk's office. The plaintiff alleges cruel and inhuman treatment and asks for the custody of their twenty months old child. The Battons were married in 1930 and separated in April, 1932. The plaintiff lives at Cartersburg.