Not So Happy Ending In Front Page News 100 Years Ago This Week

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A secret marriage, the result of a romance in New York, has led to a divorce suit in the Chicago courts this week.
Frances Mary Cade Wellman, secretly married in April, 1912, to Wayne Page Wellman, pleaded before Judge Sullivan of the Circuit Court, for a divorce on the grounds of cruelty and "intolerable jealousy." Wellman was a student in Harvard when he persuaded Miss Cade to elope with him from her boarding school in Tarrytown. Since January, 1912, the couple have lived in Chicago.

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