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Mrs. Eckmann decided the two po
sitions (were incompatible, moved to
the Spreckels home and filed svit for
annulment against Eckmann. The
case was dismissed and now the i jy
ish. husband charges in his suit for
damages that SpreCkels is responsi
ble for the wreck of his'mariCal'Jiap
piness. . 06 .
IRISH LEADER IS AjDED &Y
' - WORKERS -
Representatives of more than 250,-.
000 union workers have pledged
themselves to fight for the life of
James Connolly, Irish labor leader,
in prison in England, charged with
high treason. He is alleged to have
led one of the revolt moves in Dub
lin. Connolly lived in the U. S. sev
TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
May 11, 1 738.' Plans were drawn
up for an elaborate attack on the
Chickasaw Indians by the French
and the Illinois Indians.
CHI. TITLE AND TRUST CO. AND
HUDSON CONCERNED IN MESS
Cbi. Title & Trust Co. and beef
trust were beaten, in fight against
Carieton Hudson, Tuesday, when
Hudson? recorded deeds b,y which
Former Circuit Judge Arba N. Water
man hands over $80,000 of real estate
Hudson, whose real name is Betts,.
is a Moody ychurch bible class man,
indicted for1 forgery in New York,
but never tried, and at one time
called -himself a lawyer, though he
never took a bar examination.
Branded a -"crook" by a federal
judge, hammered in all kinds of
newspaper stories, with the daily pa
pers playing every kind of a story
handedlthem by the Chicago Title &
Trust Co. and the beef trust lawyers',
they didn't think Hudson would have
nerve enough to cotoe into Recorder
Connery's office yesterday and file
deeds to property of 'Waterman.
-Former Judge Chas. S. Cutting, di-
rector of and attorney for the Chi
cago. Title & Trust Co., got busy
about a year ago and had "Waterman
brought into court and 'Waterman,
who used -to he a circuit judge,' de
clared 'Imehtally unsound."
- So the Chicago Title & Trust Co.,
Chicago's foremost corporation
.handling real estate and titles, was
named by Probate Court Judge Hor
ner to be-conaervator of Judge Wa
And now comes Carieton Hudson
claiming he bought, property from
Wa'terman just aboutjthe same time
the courts found Waterman mentally
unsound And "out of his head. Al
ready the chum is made by Cutting
that the property is worth $110,1)00,(
though Hudson's record documents!
says' he paid Waterman only ?80,0Q0.
The next question Is: Will the Chi.
Title & Trust Co. be aWe to take
away from Hudson what Hudson
claims he bought from Waterman?
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American tomato crop is Svorth .
$140,000,000 a year.