May 30, 1921 (13th Parliament, 5th Session)


Charles Adolphe Stein



He continues in this way:
A. She was his mistress and she loved him, and she was living with him, and she told me that I could not expect anything different beoause she was not going to spend her life without a man. It was over a year that I had left her. And she told me that she was very much worried, because she was always afraid of being oaught in the family way. The fact is that she had been caught early in 1914.
Q. Or thought she was?-A. She said she was.
Q. I see?-A. And she had gone to our family doctor and he had refused to help her or have anything to do with her, and she had a terrible time to get out of that trouble. And she wanted to know what I was going to do about it.
Well, I claim that this reply is absolutely absurd. If the facts as stated here by the husband are true, it is impossible that the wife should have gone to him and asked what he was going to do about it. It is absolutely ridiculous. This fact cannot have occurred in this way; it is, I submit, impossible.

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