Clipped From The Cincinnati Enquirer

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Archl- oar- accora- is eecleal- at in la by Me- la in at of to he A a noa-partlsan sioner. A BRIDE IX TEARS Chief Deitsch as a Katch - Maker. An Eloping Conple From Indiana Harried Into Matrimony. Cbtef Dei tech yesterday brought about a very Interesting wedding and saved an Innocent, trusting girl from disgrace. Detectives Carey and Cunningham were skinning their eyes on Fifth street, near Plana, abont IS a. m., whsn tbey discovered a yonng man act ing very suspiciously, they thought. He woald srlanee In tbe windows, then to the home. lops, and appeared very uneasy. Tbey took him to Police Head-quarters, where be aid be was an Indiana school-teaeber on bis wedding trip, and tbat hut wife was at tbe Indiana House.- Coder elose questioning, however, ha, broke down and acknowledged be bad ran away wttb tbe girt and they bad f not yet been married. Cblef of Detectives Crawford went to tbe Indiana Hoose and brought over the girl. Then tbe wnole story came not. When she saw ber lover's predicament she broke .down snd cried bitterly. Ebe was Flora Lawrence, snd she lived at Brown's Corners, Huntington County, Ind., ber father, Philip Lawrence, being a wealthy farmer and land-owner In tbe neighborhood. Her lover was L J. Brobaker. who, not being provided with this world's goods, had taken a school at Alquina, Ind.. seven miles from Coanersvllle, on tbe Whitewater Valley Road. The two bad known each other for nine years, bad courted and become engaged, bat tbe prospective bridegroom did not think be had sufficient fund's to embark in matrimony. The other, day Brabaker received a letter from the girl, statins: that she was goinc to visit relatives lu Manchester, Adams County, Ohio, and would- pass through Con-aersvilie Monday, bhe WASTED HIK TO SIEirr " And accompany ber part of tbe way. Bra-baker hastily pat the school In charge of bla eldest female pupil, and met bis sweetheart at the depot. Together they earne to Cincinnati. Alter considerable persuasion Brubaker Induced Miss Lawrence to go to the Indiana House and register aa man and wife. They did so, and as Mr. and Mrs. feam Hlmmonds they were aaalsned to Room 116 and passed be night. Brubaker acknowledged that this story waa entirely true. Vie wim locked op on suspicion and the girl dlalnel lu the private oince, where she orieul ontll the Cblef again sent for tbe couple about three u'eluck. Colonel Deltsch male a-very aointed appeal to Uru baker's miunhood, and he finally declared his willingness to marry the firl at on cei. Wbile Mia Lawrence sat n the Chief's office, :Clerk Charlie Vicktrs harried over to tbe Probate Court with tne bridegroom and . . OBTAINED A LICENSE.' Detective Cunningham bad. In the mean time, completed all the necessary arrauge-menu with Squire Anthony. Onsbe return of Vlckers with the all-importaut document Brabaker, with tbe bride ou bis arm. marched ever to the Magistrate's otllce, where .quite a crowd of reporters and others were already in attendance. Tbe bride cried through tbe ceremony, wnich waa brief ana performed in tbe 'Squire's asuai dignihed manner. The newly-raarrted eouple returned to Central relation, where tne lately imprisoned bridegroom received bis walith and Hi. By this time the bride had regained ber good spirits and was pleasantly . . SMIt-ISO over lira happixess. . Brabaker also also seemed to enjoy hta new relationship, and lanyhed aud lokea with tbe olhoera aud reporters. Mrs. Brubaker la a very pleavant little lady of twenty years, and evideatly infatuated with her bosuaud. although she declared between ber sobs tbat sbe "uad never expected to be married that way." ethe waa very neatly and tasletuliy dressed, aud evidently conies from a good family. Brabaker Is a very gentlemanly-looking individual of twen ty-t wo years uf age. Is of was ner. Bat be ber the Bhe ber and to shs to tbe Monday be of see be family Conklin clothing ber tbe tbe

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 15 Dec 1886, Wed,
  3. Page 4

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