Elopement of Lula J DeVara and James H Richardson

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Elopement of Lula J DeVara and James H Richardson - MARRIED ON BORROWED MONEY James Richardson...
MARRIED ON BORROWED MONEY James Richardson Easily Overcame Overcame a Pecuniary Difficulty. Eloped From Winchester With Lula J. Devara. SOUTHERN INDIANA NEWS Shortly after 1 o'clock yesterday morning Justice Keigwin, of Jeffersonvilie. Jeffersonvilie. was aroused from his slumbers by James II. Richardson and Lula J. Devara. Devara. of Winchester, Ky., who desired to be married. The little Squire dressed himself and helped the couple to procure procure a license, after which the ceremony ceremony was ierformed. Mr. and Mrs. Richardson had no place to go. and they spent the remainder remainder of the night in Justice Keig-wln's Keig-wln's Keig-wln's ofHce. leaving by the first boat for this city. They had been going together together for some time, and the father of Miss Devara, who is said to be a wealthy tobacco growler, objected to hia daughter marrying Richardson. A friend of Richardson asked him why he did not elope with Miss Devara. to which he replied that he was not possessed of sufficient funds to make the trip. The" friend suggested a loan, which was accepted, accepted, as were also a horsei and buggy with which to make a night drive to a railroad twenty miles away. Rlchard-lon'i Rlchard-lon'i Rlchard-lon'i friend stole Miss Devara out of her home and placed her in th keeping keeping of her sweetheart. They were soon on their way to the train. They did not reach this city until Just in time to catch the last train for New Albany, and had tr -walk -walk frtwn the junction to Jefferson ville.

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  1. The Courier-Journal,
  2. 04 Dec 1895, Wed,
  3. Page 8

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