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The day book. [volume] (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 07, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 9

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Mrs. Dixie Clements, Deserted Heiress.
San Francisco. Alleging that her
brief romance was shattered twelve
days after their marriage, when her
husband deserted her, Mrs. Dixie
Clements, Southern heiress and
daughter of an Atlanta millionaire,
filed a complaint for divorce here re
cently on the ground of desertion,
more than a year after she and Wal
ter Clements were married at Los An
geles, CaL
Although the divorce complaint re
cites merely that twelve days after
the young couple were married, Febv
4, 1914, the husband deserted and
since has "failed to provide," friends
of Mrs. Clements said that the hus
band's departure was as abrupt as
the wedding.
"He packed a suitcase and said he
was going on a business trip, and
that," friends said, "was the last she
heard from him."
The number of women to each
1,000 men in the United States in
1910 was 934. In England, Germany
and France the women predominate!,
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