Edward Slaven of 110 Roebling street was today charged with brutality by his wife Mary before Justice Goetting. Mrs. Slaven's testimony was corroborated by her daughter Mary, aged 17 years, who lives with her grandmother at 360 North Second street. Mrs. Slaven, who is a consumptive, told her story with difficulty. She said that for two nights of last week she was compelled to walk the streets with her baby. Slaven was sent to the penitentiary for two months.
Brooklyn (New York) Daily Eagle, May 22, 1891.