PVH Lawsuit 2

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PVH Lawsuit 2 - MR. ILSOA'S $1,000 m HE LEAVES IT WITH A HOTEL...
MR. ILSOA'S $1,000 m HE LEAVES IT WITH A HOTEL CLERK, WHO FROM TTLT DISAPPEARS. There have been several occasions latelr when an advertisement signed " Iison" ho appeared in a morning newspaper offering reward ot $250 for information of tho "where abouts of John D. Williams, sleight-of-hand performer," who had In his possession $800 In large bills. It seems now that the advertisement bad a story oonnected with it which has led to a suit against Sarah E. and Peter V. Husted, proprietors ot the New-England Hotel. la the Kowery, by Anton Ilaon, a Swede, who far some rears was a noa commissioned officer of artillery. Ou March 28 Ilson went to tbe hotel named aud left $1,000 in cah with the clerk. Will iams, for safe keeping. He asked for andre-eived $20 tbe following morning. The next morning be secured $3 and la the afternoon he was informed tbat Williams had fled and had taken the money with him. Iison complained to Chief Inspector Byrnes and tha latter detailed a detectlre on the case, who failed to se cure any trace of the fugitive. He demanded a return of the money trom tbe Has teds and tbey agreed to return It to him In installment. Between tbat date and last Tuesday he re ceived $58 in small sums, but as tbe slowness of payment conviuoed blm It would require too manr years to pay tbe amount due him, he be gan suit agaiasi tbe uusteds. lho7 tben offered to settle bv giving him $130 in cosh and a prumlssorr note for four months at 4 per oent- interest for the remainder. This offer, ou the advise of his lawyer, he re fused, and late yesterday afternoon a settlement was made which was stltaotory to Mr. Iison. He will lodge else w her hereafter.

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 12 Apr 1890, Sat,
  3. Page 8

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