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Eloping1882style-WW-10May1882 - OcoxoMowec has been convulsed bv a tr-^t 118...
OcoxoMowec has been convulsed bv a tr-^t 118 ^-. Theafternoon trainon the * to* the villafc Mr John Aspinwall, a wealthy and" highlv brought _inwafl,a __ „ connected New Yorker, accompanied 5 ^ Miss Laura JEiderkin, daughter of H. B iJderkin, of Oconomowoc, -who had been on a visit to friends in New York It appears _that the object of the visit of Mr. Aspmwall was to ask the hand of juiss .bjderkrn in marriage, and when !^ e flSf 0 ^™ broached to the head o the fanfily he made strenuous objections The suit was pressed, and Judge Small If 3 . •' Ca 4f d ni, who informed the suitor that as the young lady was under age tne marriage could not take place with out the consenf of the parents. The pair then made the startling confession that they, were already married, the service service having taken place in New York some fame in March last, and had been Kept a secret They hoped to gain the consent of the parents, have a large wed- dmg, and never mention the previous however, they were [to meet the rebuff - wnic b perhaps waa not unex- 1)60t * d -,4 fter this denoument, the couple bade the irate parents adieu, and left upon the train fora return trip to New York,

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  1. The Weekly Wisconsin,
  2. 10 May 1882, Wed,
  3. Page 6

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