Geneva Benner

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Geneva Benner - LOVES GALL MADLY SAYS MISS BEHNER Logarisport...
LOVES GALL MADLY SAYS MISS BEHNER Logarisport Gli;l Working to Fre8 - Man - ArrestedJciL . Her Abduction. Logansport, Ind., April 3. ''I love him madly and no one shall part us," declared Miss Eloise Geneva Behner, on whose account Newton X. Gall is held, in the county Jail. Miss Ben - herreturned from Indianapolis Saturday Saturday and went at once to the police headquarters, where she told the officers officers that she had accompanied Gall of her own free will. She denied the assertion of her parents that Gall had thrown a hypnotic - spell over her and compelled compelled her to follow him about the country, She said that thsy went together from here' to. Kokomo and from there to. Terre Haute, where they separated, he going to Chicago end she to Indianapolis., "We are going to get married as soon as I get Newton out of this Uoubis,' declared Miss Benn'er.. James Benner, her father, declared that he would rather see his daugh - ' terdead than married to Gall. He cays that otherii here are conspiring to deprive him. of his .daughter and will fight his daughter's determination determination to miafry Gall. Miss Benner yesterday afternoon employed attorneys" at her own; expense expense to aid her sweetheart. She alleges alleges that she it of. legal, age, but in this her parents, contradict her, declaringdeclaring declaringdeclaring - that she is hut 17. Miss Benner's attorneys will file a writ of habeas corpus for Gail. Miss Banner Banner went to the home of Mr, and Mrs. Charles Van Meter, with whom she lived for several weeks prior to her disappearance, where she says che will remain until Gall is released and they are married. Benner, the girl's father, has a rep - , utation of being a dangerous man when angered. In P.eru he is said to have threatened to kill Gall unless the latter told where the young wo - min was. Through a letter lall was writing she was located at the Spencer house, Indianapolis. Gall is stubborn and taciturn, and has given no.informa - tion to the prosecutor. His clothes sre of the most fashionable cut and look particularly out of place in the jail cell. He smokes cigarettes constantly. constantly. Miss Benner hears a good reputation and was employed in a local department store when she first met Gall.

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  1. The Fort Wayne Sentinel,
  2. 03 Apr 1905, Mon,
  3. Page 2

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