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to- ( to-day C. lire 1. the Ad-I E. tho a in Morris-town, to his a on Sat-! a did but so on on lie as $6.-3P1; $1.-250. is I in- I a WIFE CLINGS TO FEUD EVEN AFTER HER DEATH Notice of Woman's Demise Revives Trouble With Husband That Split Family. "" "UNBELOVED" HER LAST PLEA. But Court Records Show Man Had Many Woes to Combat in . House. DIKD On Sunday. Febrnarj- 20, of, a brokro lirirl, Mar. oulirloved wife 1 of Thninan Jen Us. Funeral ervlo Tlinrailar. February !I4, at 2 l-.n.. at her lute rnH"'". Haw- (home street. Flathnah. Interment at tirff uwool. m this manner of the death of Mrs. Thomas Jenks was given to the , I Kagle to-day by the woman's daughter, ' Miss Ida May Jenks. Simultaneously .Miss Jenks told a tale ot marital woe, and stated that it was lier mother's dying wish that in the notice be Inserted the word "unbeloved." The daughter represented that the; domestic infelicity between her mother aud father had brought on ncr motnerS death. She was taken ill last Wednesday, j ad-and died Sunday evening. The father was not living at home, said Miss Jenks. and had not beta at the house since his wife's death. "Ho Is living in East Eleventh stree". I believe." said the young woman, "but I do not know the number. I do not wish him to come to the house. It was mouiers wisn mat ne snouiu nut ut permitted to look upon ner iace auei her death. She died of a broken heart." How Trouble Started in Family. Much of the turbulence in the Jenks i family is a matter of court record, the j couple having figured in cases brought I in the Flatbtish police cotir;, the Court j corpora-lot Special Sessions and the Supreme 1 Court, in September. 1905. Mrs. Jenks brought suit for separation and $20 a week alimony in the Supreme Court. She lost the suit .Inaiico Murenn .1 1 sm i oui-il the complaint before the woman had t . . . , ' her evidence on the record. The Court j remarked, in cutting the case short, that j the language of the woman and the testi- i to-mony in her behalf was not fit to be per- ex-mltted to continue, and were such as to ' warrant that the case be thrown out. The outcome was a complete victory for the defendant husband, who was rep- resented by Lawyer Williatn Adams Robinson. The woman, in her complaint, had alleged that her husband had called her "vile and indecent names, and assaulted and threatened to assault and kill her, and was uniformly cruel and Inhuman In his treatment" of her. Amopg other things, the woman alleged: "That on the 10th day of August, 1905. he threatened to strike me anil called me vile and Indecent mum, and but for the timely Interference of his friend, Peter Hochschwender, he would have assaulted me. That because Hochschwender protected me against liis amiitilt, my husband seized a curving knife and threatened to kill Mr. Hochschwender. That while protecting himself against my bus-band's assault, Mr. Hochschwender struck my husband, and for his reward was subsequently arrested on a warrant issued at the Instance of my husband. That on this occasion my husband became so ter rlble that I feared for my life and I was compelled to seek shelter with the mother of Mr. Hochschwender, with whom I remained over night. When my husband discovered that I was stopping with Mrs. Hochschwender he stood in front of the house and cursed and swore at .Mrs. Hochschwender and myself and threatened to kill mc if I made my appear- ,t",.!.hl.l.S I? vUn,"i"fl??1-I d,tnieiI, DT that Mrs. Jenks was too friendly with Hochschwender, a plumber and tinsmith, that she had him and other men at the house in the husband's absence, and that she received presents from men, notably a neighbor named Thomas Gibson. He remonstrated with her. he declared, and this led to many disputes. "In December. 1904." Jenks deposed, "this Hochschwender made her a present of handbag. I told her that she had no right to take It from him or any other man, then she became very angrv and we had another wordy dispute. In the evening of August 10. 1905. this man. Hochschwender. was nt my house while my wife was there. I ordered him to leave the house and not. to come back any more. He refused to go. I told him I was going for r policeman to make him go. He Is a big powerful man. young and active, perfectly strong enough and capable of killing me. As I went to go out of the door to get the policeman he said. Take that, vou B.Dd 9trck me ! a violent blow with his fist in the eye, knocking me down. He then kicked me and struck me other various blows about my face, head and body. My wife saw all this and made no outcry whatsoever for the police or help, and did not endeavor In any wav to stop him or assist me." Suit Over Beating of Husband Jenks had the man arrested, but at the Special Sessions trial Mrs. Jenks testi fied against her husband. Later Mr. Jenks brought a civil action to recover $2,000 from the man, and the suit was compromised out of court. In his defense of the separadon suit Mr. Jenks alleged that while they lived at 400 fcast Eleventh street. Flatbusn, t his wife nt various times threw such I tlilnea at tiim with annii aim na a a itan-imr L-nlfa ami furl an.l ' a bottle of ink. He also told of vile language used by her against him. After the suit was decided in the husband's favor, the couple lived together for some time. She subsequently had him arrested on the charge of non-support, and the case was adjusted by tho signing of separation papers, and the payment to her of a small allowance. Mr. and Mrs. Jenks were married thirty years ago in Birmingham. England, and she was then only 14 years old. Their only child is Ida May Jenks. who is now 22 years old. Thomas Jenks, the husband and father, was employed for a long time as superintendent in a clock manufacturing establishment In South Brooklyn. Ten years ago he bought the Eart Eleventh street house, and had the deed made out in the name of his wife.. She later sold the house, and bought two houses in Hawthorne street, in one cf which she has been living. The daughter said to-day that her mother last week had a premonition thai she would not live long, and she made a will in which she left all her property to (he daughter. The daughter proposes to move to New Jersey, where she has friends. The funeral . services to-morrow afternoon will be conducted by the Rev. Frederick A. Wright, pastor of the Church o the, Holy Apostles, in Windsor Terrace. ' C . A" Kn? ynurhl'ul A eAmfiirlttlite. The 'tcrtc rjy-R-lacs made at Spencer's, 31 Maiden la., N. Y. - ' J j , I I ; j : I , I I j I , , j 1 i 1 ! ; 1 ! i , : j a I

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  1. The Brooklyn Daily Eagle,
  2. 23 Feb 1910, Wed,
  3. Page 1

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