It always amazes me the things that made the paper in times past. The dirty laundry aired in papers just always surprises me. For example, On This Day in 1880, Dora Ditman and her husband, Casper Ditman, appeared in court in a custody matter. The details were reported in the daily paper.
Witnesses were called to support her version. Rebuttal witnesses were called to claim
was a good man who provided for his family. In the end, the Court ruled in
Dora’s favor, allowing the children to remain with her. Casper
On This Day is a prompt to further explore historical events.
© Jeanne Ruczhak-Eckman, 2015