The Daily Review, Decatur, IL, 18 Dec 1895

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The Daily Review, Decatur, IL, 18 Dec 1895 - TO THE WIDOW 8Hb WOULD NOT HAVE IT WAY. i...
TO THE WIDOW 8Hb WOULD NOT HAVE IT WAY. i FwudHtaMlftatlM CtatakM «f the Other Newir Item* from SlMtbr*ill«*B« Victaltjr. After North Water the shoe friends Shoe Trade and best the West We I if low prices want 355 stock. Ills., Dec. 16.--(Special.) --James Hudson, a son of Lewis Hudson, one of the pioneers of Shelby county, was the leading character in sensation here Thursday. James was born and reared here, and some years ago' moved to Ohio. This he came back and has been living bachelordom, alone on a farm east the city enjoying the respect of both and new acquaintances, until last night when Chief of Police of Sydney, ),, arrested him, first showing the proper papers signed by the governors of the respective states. Chief MeClure told the f facts which Hudson stated were It seems that Hudson had been living in Sydney under the name of Wilson and claimed to be a widower. He witli a widow. In August Wilson claimed to hae secured a job wood chopping in Drake count), O., for himself and several hands and the widow with whom he boarding to more to the place of and board the company of workmen. While the packing up was in progress the landlady was called awaj the illness of her married daughter, left Wilson in charge of the goods instructions to ship them to Drake county. Instead of so doing Wilson shipped the household furn'.- tiire to this city and with it furnished home on the farm, and resumed the of Hudson. Some weeks ago, tired of single blessedness, Hudson wrote the widow asking her to forget forgive, inviting her to come west join heVlife with his. She failed See me beauty in the proposition and the letter to the police, who time made the arrest. Sheriil Courtright assisted in capturing the prisoner, who was taken unawares anil much cast down ly the trouble. Ho taken to Ohio Thursday. Hefon leaving, however, he intimated that he shortly need a, "wooden over- evidently implying suicide. Much .surprise was caused by these occurrences as the Hudson family is and has alvvajs had the ruspcet regard of all who knew them. Death

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