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unexplained reason and had started
across the country.
Being broke and far from home he
had taken a job as a waiter In a
Baltimore restaurant when the wom
an met him. They became great
friends. He used to ""visit her at the
house on Josephine street where she
was an inmate.
They were finally married last
June. She charges that a few weeks
afte rtheir marriage r he stopped
working altogether and" began to live
on her earnings.
All this day, she says, she wanted
him to fulfill her dream of a future,
of her "love in a cottage" ideal. But
Nelson couldn't see the simple life.
Once he left her and then came
back. In answer to her pleadings
for a, better life, she charges that he
promised that as soon as she had
earned $500 thy would go some
where and begin life anew. When he
aiade this promise she says 'they had
"I told him I wanted to ge a good
woman," the woman cried out on the
stand. "I wanted to leave all the
misery of the old life behind and go
away with hi mand my little girl."
"Do you still love him," Ass't
State's Att'y O'Reilly asked her.
"I will always love him," she an
swered. Finally they came to Chicago on
Nov. 4 and registered at the La Salle.
It was there he left her.
Nelson, whose case was supported
by his wealthy father, fought the
charge on the grounds that she was a
woman of the underworld. But the
judge roasted him because it had
'been shown that he knew of it when
he married her and allowed her to
continue the life until they came to
In court the woman refused to give
her maiden name publicly, but gae it
to the judge secretly. It is said she
is a relative of well known people.
Nelson denied the substance of the
story. When asked if she bought his
clothes, he replied "Not all of them."
He was ordered to contribute $5 a
week to his wife's support
GEORGE DUDDLEStON, FORMER
CITY OFFCIAL, SHOT DEAD
George Duddleston, 63, former
alderman, board of education mem
ber, pioneer settler and "pal" of
Mayor Harrison, was found dead last
night at his home, 115 S. Throop,
with a bullet hole in the mouth. He
is believed to have committed suicide.
No motive for the act is known, al
though his physician declares he has
been ill for some years.
Duddleston owned a butcher shop,
but until lately spent most of his
time in politics. He served two terms
in the city council from what is now
the 18th ward. For several years he
was a member of the school board.
ANOTHER FLIRT CASE
Dr. Lillian Thompson, who aided
Miss McKinney in her fight against
L. J. Weigle, has a story to tell which
was related to her by a wealthy pa
tient, the wife of a well-known cor
The woman, who is very attractive
and who does not want her name
published, tells of an occurrence ex
actly like that of Mary McKinney,
which happened a few weeks ago.
She was going to the city from her
Hyde Park home and a man, whom
she describes as "rather thin, good
looking and well-dressed, whose hair
was streaked with gray," sat beside
Under cover of the paper which he
held the man rubbed his leg against
hers many times, but neither spoke
nor looked in her direction.
The woman'B husband has threat
ened to kill her annoyer if he Is iden
tified and, to prevent -serious conse
quences, the Hyde Park woman
dropped her case without a com-'
Des Moines, la. Hiram Chosley,
SI, wealthy farmerstruck by auto.
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