Five years and $1,000,000 more or less brought at least a temporary termination of a notorious divorce suit. In one hour and five minutes a jury disposed of several thousand dollars' worth of argument and many hours of legal talent. One Mrs. Helen Elwood Stokes was acquitted of 16 charges lodged by one W. E. D. Stokes, her husband.

Such a case is as good as a medieval tournament to set champions a-jousting. On the one side was the mighty Samuel Untermyer, champion of Mrs. Stokes. On the...

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