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 - FOUHJ AFTEB EIOHTBEH TEAM. Michigan Girl Stolen...
FOUHJ AFTEB EIOHTBEH TEAM. Michigan Girl Stolen by Gypsies Retarnt ' '.' "to Her Home. -. -. Owoeso, Mich., Aug. 13. Special Telegram. This city has a kidnaping sensation which equals that of Charlie Ross. Eighteen years ago Jennie Finch, a girl of 10 years, was stolen from her home In Grand Rapids by a band of gypsles,and after a fruitless search she was mourned as dead. ' Her mother died and tbe family' was . scattered. ' A brother and - a sister moved here, and her father and another brother- brother- to Lansing. She returned to her relations here yesterday yesterday and told the story of her-experiences. her-experiences. her-experiences. Tho leader of the gypsies who stole her was Bartley Gorman, who was afterward hanged for .killing his wife. Tbe little child was beaten - and ber life was con stantly being threatened. In the woods of Wisconsin she was .released from tbe gypsies by a band of ' hunters, only to be. ' captured a. second time. She was compelled to" carry . heavy pails of water from one to two miles to the gypsy wagon, and when her ebild strength gave out a terrible beating was given her. The leader one day gavo tbe girl a kick which nearly eaused her death. She was in a critical condition from the wound, and the gypsy applied the tashj Her screams were heard by an officer, who liberated ber from her slavery. She was sent to a hospital at Quiney, EL, then '-. '-. '-. to i.New York and then to :. Cincinnati. Seven years ago she was able - to - leave tbe hospital, and soon married a brick- brick- mason named D'KIoe. -v -v They now live in Cincinnati. Last week she visited Grand Rapids in search of ,ber relatives, whom she feared were all dead. When she fonnd ber brother and sister today it was the happiest reunion one ever saw.- saw.-

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  1. The Inter Ocean,
  2. 13 Aug 1894, Mon,
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