source: The Republican (Danville, Indiana) - issue of Thursday, September 27, 1934 - page 1, column 1
SEEKS DIVORCE, ALIMONY
Non-support and desertion on previous occasions are alleged in a suit filed in the local clerk's office, Thursday, by Mabel A. Murphy, for a divorce from her husband, Alvin Murphy. The plaintiff asks for $1,000 alimony, custody of their two small children and $5.00 a week for the support of the children. The complaint states that the Murphys were married in December, 1929, and have not lived together since August of this year. While living together they resided in Danville.