Pennington easily gets people interested in schemes. 1902

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Pennington easily gets people interested in schemes. 1902 - SATURDAY PEOPLE EASY FOR PENNINGTON MANY OF...
SATURDAY PEOPLE EASY FOR PENNINGTON MANY OF THEM SOUGHT INTRO - DUCTION8 TO HIM. I Creditors Arc Looking for tho Promoter Promoter and Inventor, but Ho Can Not Bo Found Ho Flew High and Wroto Chocks, Tho but Llttlo Jonathan senator critical offer Illness Thorn are still no traces of J. B. Pennington, Pennington, the Indiana alr - shlp and automobile automobile man, and Wisconsin peoplo believe believe that he la hiding In Cincinnati, whllo only day before yesterday Cincinnati Cincinnati creditors were hunting in Racine, Racine, Wis., for tho missing debtor. According According to Milwaukee dispatches, Pennington's Pennington's martial experiences are as eccentric as his financial movements. During 1895 ho was a guest at tho Hotel Kaclne, where he met Mrs. Alice Diirant, wife of Charlos Dtirant. Pen nington then had. a wife and children and ho was then, as now, a promoter and Inventor. An attachment developed developed botwecn Pennington and Mrs l)u - rant, and Mrs Dtirant procured a divorce divorce from Mr Durant, whllo Mrs. Pennington obtalnod a separation from her husband. The marriage of Pennington Pennington and Mrs. Durant followed Afterwards, Mrs Pennington brought suit against Mrs. Durant - leuningtoii, claiming that sho hail failed to pay a stipulated amount of money Tho Dual disposition of this claim Is not stated. tinder tho laws of Ohio tho failure to pay hotel bills la an offense tailing for Imprisonment, and it is also a folony to Issue clicekB when there are no funds in tho bank to meet them It developes (hat tho St. Nicholas cashed two checks for Ponnlngton while he was. a guest, and that his total total Indebtedness to tho hotel Is $650. Whtlo ho remained In Cincinnati ho had a good roll of money always In bis possession, floth ho and Mrs. Pen nlngton were extravagantly fond of flowers, particularly of tho American hoauty and (hrysunthcmiim species and they ran bills at tho florlBts' oa - tabllbhincnts, which were usually charged to the hotel. A Steam Launch. Ml Pennington took with him lo Cincinnati a steam launch and an an tomobile He placed tho launch in tho ("anal, atld Hired a privato dctoctlvo to take constant caro of the automobile. automobile. What has become of them Is not known Now that Mr Pennington has flod many Cincinnati business men are trying to explain why they wero so easily hvpnotl.ed Several of them wore frequent guests at tho St Nicholas Nicholas at the expenso of Mr Pennington, and they aro being unmercifully chaffed by friends who were barred from the charmed circle Sovcral so - c lety women also accepted Invitations to dine with tho Penningtons. and felt flattered, and their consternation on finding that Pennington is wanted for issuing fraudulent chocks Is grotesque. Ponnlngton had no trouble In mak ing acquaintances among tho easily - duped Clnclnnatlans, One day he entered entered a cafe, and seeing two business men seated at a table he scanned thorn for a moment, and then remarked: "I liko your faces very much; won't you have a drink with me?" They accepted, accepted, and for an hour and more wero entertained by their new found; friend. They also accepted Invitations to take dinner with him at tho St. Nicholas, aud one of them reported' that It was tho most extravagant dinner ho over sat down toy anil ha bad dined land wined extensicly for years. 8o com pletely hypnotized wcro they that ono of them volunteered to accompany him to Knglanil and assist In placing his patents on the market. Whllo In Cincinnati many peoplo sought Introductions to Pennlngton,ad all seemed to fall under the witchery of his fascinating manners, impressed with the belief that whatever he touched turned to gold. Two reached of John of of valued WIPING OUT 8ALOONS IN ADAM8 COUNTY. BILL ONE Advocate bor county, BOHHion Ifih which Mr uncalled taxpayers of will by their few truants trustee, attend session favor will dollars as Is benefit cago Senator Mr. havo Standard proposes lAko n(ar place Tbo orally that It will NEW WILL Non oil

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  1. The Fort Wayne Journal-Gazette,
  2. 06 Dec 1902, Sat,
  3. Page 1

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