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November 17, 2016
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July 14, 2000
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November 15, 1958
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WAS NT'ON POST Nov 1 5 1958 AND 1 ME I d For Release 2000/08/03: CIA-RDP75-00001 RO STATINTL Support-Suit defendant CPYRGHT Flashes 05(0. The defendant in a mainte- nance suit flashed a $500 b rik- roll before Judge Godfrey, L? Munter yesterday,' then fix- plained that he carried the money "because these are un- certain times." Tile defendant, tu~if.}~apd Sii't'I , 55, of 1900 Q st.'nv6., is .being sued by his wife, Jan Tansill Smith, for separate maintenance and custody of their 7-year-old son. Thq Aiiit alleges that Smith failed to support his family and, has a re'cotd of mental and, emo- tional instability. Smith, who said he is a for- sner employe of the Central Irael l i g e n c e Agency, tele- griiphed 160 persons to join him at the opening of the trial Thursday, but only two ap- ed. estified that his only gash was $1200 in the bqnnk anil ',what I happen to l1dtte in my pocket." "How much is tl4at?" Judge Munter asked. "B e t w e e n $500 and $600," Smith saidk Smith admitted oWnlWg, stocks and bonds valued at $240,000, but said he had bepp unemployed since February, 1956. He had been trying, for work in several fields, .Srtlitl: said, including that of mental health. In his r eply to the, ?gttit Smith said he had supp6t"ted- his wife in accordance- with his income and enter d a fe'ounterclaim for custody 0 the child. Mrs. Smith, of 15281st st. nw., was unable to ci ,pine their son, he said, *nd had failed to give him religious training. Mrs. Smith, who claimed, her husband has a net worth of $800,000, is asking $1500-a month support. She was awarded $500-a-month support by Judge Munter pending out- ,come of the suit. Approved For Release 2000/08/03 : CIA-RDP75-00001 R000400290026-5