San Francisco Chronicles, San Francisco, CA 28 Apr 1898

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San Francisco Chronicles, San Francisco, CA 28 Apr 1898 - STEPSON MS fjs A GRIEVANCE GEORGE HUDSONS WILL...
STEPSON MS fjs A GRIEVANCE GEORGE HUDSONS WILL tl LUIT CATICCfTnDY ssV wnww r - X 11 i SUSS CUUHOS GOOD FOKTCKB SHPLEJUES FREDEHICK The Passlly Affairs of the Deceased Atteraey Ara fa Be Fall Aired Ik Caart Oiei Mere contest shortly to be commenced crerrf paltry estate will lnTolre the School Department la another scandal which will again hare the Mission Orunmtr School or a storm center This Jlmo the battle U to be for a small estate the leavings of George Hudson aa attorner who died few days ago and whose holographic will was filed yesterday At a liberal estimate the property left by Hudson would not bring 212000 at forced sale By the terms of the Instrument 5000 Is left to my friend Miss Charlotte K Clark who was also made executrix The balance of the estate Is left to Hudsons blood relatives Miss Clarks share U to be taken out first The dissatisfied member of the family Is Frederick A Elliott a stepson of Hudson who harborsharbors - a deep grndge against Miss Clark Elliott claims that the estate was community property and the basis of Hudsons accumulations was the small fortune Mrs Elliott had when she married Hudson In ISM Elliott also claims to hare an anti - nuptial agreement In writing between his mother and stepfather to the effect that Frederick Elliott was to be considered and treated as a son by Hudson Elliott says that be was - treated as a son for many years until Miss Clark darkened his young life EClott also claims to have other surprises In store - for Miss Clark and her attorneys who acted In a similar capacity for Hudson Though Elliott says he would not touch a dollar of Hudsons money as he would consider its touch pollution he does not want Miss Clark to have it There bare been many troubles In the Hudson family and this Is not the first time they have appeared In the courts Mrs Hudson was an lnralld for a long time and her son claimed that she was illegally restrained of her liberty in her home at rtt Fifth street He tried by means of habeas corpus proceedings to obtain access to her but lost his suit Then Hudson had his son - in - law arrested and tried for misdemeanor in Judge LoWs court for gaining admission to Hudsons house without his consent This suit also was lost According to Eniotts story alt went well In the Hudson household until Miss Clark appeared upon the scene He alleges that she was a young girl and came seeking shelter baring been expelled from home by a stepfather She was taken Into the Hudson household and the stepson alleges that she alien ated the affections of the old man from bis invalid wife At any rate Mrs Hudson ie said to have expelled Miss Clark - from the house with a walking - stick Through Hudsons Influence Elliott Bars Miss Clark obtained a po - altlon In the School Department which she has since held despite the efforts Of Elliott before the Grand Jury to dis lodge her Elliott blames Miss Clark for a blot kipon the family escutcheon and says that she has been residing with her mother at 22t Fifth street where Hudson lived since the death of Mrs Hudson a year ago Elliott says that be has even heard that they were married but Old not announce the fact so that Miss Clarks position In the School Department would not be jeopardized Jilts Clark was seen last night at 226 Fifth street where she Is living She says that she only moved there since the death of Hudson She Is sorry that there Js to be a contest and dreads the public scandal Nevertheless she Intends to fight for her 15000 she denies that Hudson ever gsve her anything and says that she has nothing except the accumulations of over twenty years in the School Department She dots pot deny that the late Mrs Hudson was Jealous of her but says that there has never been any scandal except what Elliott has Inspired She had known Hudson since she was a child and he was a father to her Miss Clark says that shs expressly re Quested Hudson not to leave her anything as she knew there would be rrnihla over It She merely asked him for one or two keepsakes that were his personal property and of no value to anyone She is worried and annoyed oyer the prospect of a contest but sne does sot avow any antipathy for the Hudson dollar

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  1. San Francisco Chronicle,
  2. 28 Apr 1898, Thu,
  3. Page 14

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