Watertown, N.Y., Sept. 19.-- Whether or not a wife is worth $500 is a vital factor in the action just started by H. Levenson of Montpelier, Vt., against David Slavin, a well known merchant of Carthage.
The plaintiff appears in a role of a marriage broker and alleges that on June 1, 1920, while in Carthage, the defendant asked him to find him a bride.
The plaintiff claims that he agreed and that a price of $500 was agreed upon. The plaintiff alleges that a girl was procured, according to agreement, that on March 27, 1921, Slavin was married to her, and that, so far as is known to the plaintiff, the defendant has had no cause to regret his matrimonial venture.
The Barre (Vermont) Daily Times, September 19, 1921.