The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, Utah 10 Sep 1895

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The Salt Lake Tribune, Salt Lake City, Utah 10 Sep 1895 - LIVED A DOUBLE LIFE CHARGES AGAINST A DENVER...
LIVED A DOUBLE LIFE CHARGES AGAINST A DENVER CLTJB'MAN. Mrs. Ellen Hudson Says Her Husband Husband Has Another Wife at New York—Divorce Proceedings. [TRIBUNE SPECIAL.] Denver, Colo., Sept; 9.-Attorney T. N Stevens has filed in the County court the- ; answer and cross-complaint of Mrs. Ellen Hudson to the divorce complaint filed by her husband, James S Hudson, last June. Hudson is a capitalist and prominent Denver club man At one time he was an extensive extensive ore-buyer and mining man, but of late has not been engaged in active business. . Chief among the- charges made in the cross-complaint is that Hudson has for the past six years been living a double life, and jnaintaining two wives and two separate domestic establishments. In Denver, the cross-complaint al- legep, he posed as the husband of Ellen Hudson, the cross-complainant, while in New York City he was known as the'wedded partner of Adelaide Mc- Derrnott or Mrs. Adelaide Hudson, as he is said to have addressed her in his letters, a woman who was formerly modiste in a Denver dry goods store. Adelaide is said to be in New York living with her little bay of. 5 years, who is alleged to be the son of James S. Hudson. The cross-complaint states that in JS8" cross-complainant married James S. Hudson in St. Louis. In 1889, Mrs. Ellen Hudson war ? .. ordered to California California by her physician, where she remained remained but a short time. Then, at tha request of her husband, she crossed the Atlantic and took up her residence in Paris. From that time until last January, she says, her husband used various excuses excuses to keep her abroad. Then she returned, although he protested. Upon her arrival he stated that he had lost his fortune during the depression,- and induced her to go to London with her relatives. She started to make the trip, and when she reached New York City she met the woman who also claimed to be the wife of James S. Hudson". It is stated that at this interview interview Adelaide McDermott produced letters from the Denver capitalist, showing that he pretended to regard her as his full and lawful wife. On information and belief the complaint complaint tells that James S. Hudson met and pretended to marry Adelaide McDermott, McDermott, the woman believing the ceremony to be genuine. That after such pretended marriage Hudson and Adelaide McDermott lived together as man and ; wifc in Denver, New York City and elsewhere, and that he passed her off to the- world as his wife. Upon -learning- these things, the cross- complaint alleges, Mrs. Ellen Hudson returned to Denver and confronted her husband. It states that James S. Hudson Hudson readily admitted having 1 entered into a pretended marriage with Adelaide Adelaide McDermott. Adelaide McDermott "• came to Denver. She retained attorney T.jM. ^Patterson to prosecute Hudson. A. compromise was arranged whereby the- pseudo wife of James S. Hudson received $10,000 cash. . . - .., , , r V, .- '. The cross-complaint: : 'credjts James S. Hudson with having 1 recently fallen heir to $200,000', and says he possesses other moneys besides. Out of this estate estate .Ellen Hudson asks for $1000 as attorney attorney fees and suit, money; that she be allowed the further sum of $500 per month as her alimony pendente line, and $10,000 as her permanent alimony, together with the costs of the action.. POISONED BY CYANIDE, Superintendent and Workman at an Oregon Mill Die. [TRIBUNE SP.GCIAL.J it people. in as her. he He six in a his

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The Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, Utah)10 Sep 1895, TuePage 1
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