Bertha Shockey story

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TELLS STORY OF AUTO TRIP WITH KIDNAPERS i_ Bertha Shockey^ Missing From Marion Since Feb'. 11, Is/ Found in Wabash, 3 16 (Special to The Indianapolis Star,! WABASH, ind., Feb. 20.~Telling a strange story of kidnaping, Miss Bertha Shockey is at her father's home, west of Mai ion, tonight. In a state of collapse. She was found here this afternoon. afternoon. | Mtds Shockey. who disappeared on the afternoon of Feb. 11 While in Marlon ( purchase her wedding outfit, says she accosted by a wdman in the woman's room of the Court House basement and asked Mie location of the Pennsylvania depot, the woman 'insisting she accompany accompany her in an automobile to the W The clrl says the man driving the machine kept on past the station and she remonstrated with thenf one of the pair thiew a cloth baturated with some drag over her face, and the next she knew they were in borne large city, which she thinks was Indianapolis, ESCAPES FROM HOUSE. She asserts she was taken to a house, but escaped and went to Delphi, Ind., and to Danville and Decatui, III. At the latter place shp worked four days the Y W. O. A., telling the matron She wns a poor girl and homeless. She awerts she did not frrite to aWy one during her trip, because she had forgotten the names of her friends and lente, also the name of her home; her disappearance, will be performed Polite but Firm, in IJtlleiilu, HO" v , » w »«,»·«·* v~ -- -;. She thinks she must have been drugged. Mpr mcmorv was awakened by seeing a' sign of the Wnbash Railroad and immediately staited homeward, arriving in Wabash this afternoon, where she faivtcnlKpd bv th" police, wno at once n o t i f i e d t h e M a r l o n father at once came to Wabash and took her home, , » . ! . » ,, u«»i,«^ thf weK ^nff $Bf tSK which Was BO summarily postponed by " " than any

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  1. The Indianapolis Star,
  2. 21 Feb 1913, Fri,
  3. Page 1

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