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King and Country (1964)

I feel I need to add a spoiler alert to this review. While I try to not go into too much plot detail I do drop a couple of essential details into my fevered ramblings. 988 more words

1864 September 24: Atlanta Occupied — "There was something soul-stirring in that one long, loud shout of victory"

The following letter describes the Union entry into Atlanta and what they found.  It appeared in the September 24, 1864, issue of The Prescott Journal… 1,196 more words

Prescott Journal

Vanishing Marine Will be Tried on Desertion Charge

RALEIGH, N.C. — A U.S. Marine who vanished from his unit in Iraq and later wound up in Lebanon for eight years will face trial on desertion and other charges, the military said Friday. 515 more words


Till Death Do Us Part

Practical Christian Theology

“Divorce: The past tense of marriage.” ~Anonymous

There isn’t as much in the Bible about divorce as you might think since yesteryear was not an age of easy divorce, and, historically, only profligates, like the Herods and Henry VIII, commonly practiced it. 2,482 more words


1915 Sep 18__Claud Kelson Arraigned - Charged with Deserting His Family

Appeared in the Ephraim Enterprise September 18, 1915


  • Charged with deserting his wife and minor children
  • Pleads guilty
  • Sentenced with $500 fine or imprisoned in jail, one day for each dollar owed…
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Clues Found

Desertion – For The Purpose of Seeking Divorce

In Savitri Pandey v. Prem Chandra Pandey, (2002) 6 SCC 73, it was held as under:
“Desertion for the purpose of seeking divorce under the Hindu Marriage Act, means the intentional permanent forsaking and abandonment of one spouse by the other without that other’s consent and without reasonable cause. 357 more words


Truth Wept as it Lied.

The light is blinding and white.

I try to take a step but I am frozen by fright.

What is there beyond the door,

We have all wondered and asked this before. 205 more words