Lebanon Daily News 26 Jan 1889 p. 1 Lilly Belle Rubeck

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Lebanon Daily News
26 Jan 1889
p. 1
Lilly Belle Rubeck - A HAPPY HOME WRECKED. Daughter Ruined, Mother...
A HAPPY HOME WRECKED. Daughter Ruined, Mother Insane, Father In Jail, tbe Guilty Man Free. CHAMBEBSBURG, Pa., Jan. 26.—John and David Rubeck, two well known famers living near Clear Spring, Md., were placed in jail here for the attempted abduction and false arrest of William Trogle, a wealthy farmer cf Mercersburg. John Rebuck's story is that about a year ago Trogle, wh> is a widower, became engaged to hit 17-year-old daughter, iulie Belle Rebuck, famous in the neighborhood neighborhood for her beauty. Trogle and his fiancee if t the home of Rebucks Jan. 5 to come to Chambersburg to procure a marriage license. They were to be married that day. The girl appeared at the home of her parents parents Jan. 13 a raving maniac, having walked all the way from Trogle's home in the night .ime. In her lucid intervals she told of her abuse by Trogle; how he had failed to marry ler, and had kept her in his house for a week. She became insane from shame and disappointment. The mind of her mother alto became unbalanced because of tbe girl's treatment Yesterday the father and his brother came across the Maryland line heavily armed to compel Trogle to' make reparation. At the Mint of the pistol they compallod him to ar- •ange for the expenses ot keeping the girl in a private lunatic asylum, but when they went to Mercersburg to let Trogle draw money from the bank he had them arrested. Both will be able to obtain bail, as they are large property owners.

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  1. Lebanon Daily News,
  2. 26 Jan 1889, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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