With my posting being a bit less frequent recently, I thought this short bit of humor was worth sharing. It is from the Covington Journal of June 21, 1862.
Good for her
Robert Ingalls, of Portland, Me., has gained a divorce from his wife for the trifling reason that she will not cook for him, and threatened his life many times if he voted the Republican ticket. Her pleasant way of stating the case was, was that she would rather sleep with a rattlesnake than with a Black Republican.