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VOL. NO. XXX VUL
PLATTSMOUTH, NEBRASKA, MONDAY, FEBHUARY 20, 1922.
DISTINGUISHED MEMBER OF NE
BRASKA BAR ASSOCIATION
CALLED BY DEATH.
Prom Thursday Dallj
Thi emorning at 10 o'clock one of
the moat distinguished members of
the Nebraska bar wa rejaQired-by
death when Mathew Qering of this
Ity died after a per-0-U-o-.iU.es. t
covering several months and during
which time he has been gradually
failing until the end come to bring
him rest from bis long suffering.
For the past six weeks Mr. Ger
ing has been at hospitals in Omaha
and Lincoln, to receive treatment
In the hopes that it might give him
a surcease from his suffering but
without success and he gradually
6unk into a decline from which death
Mr. Gering has been one of the j
brilliant figures in the history of the j
legal profession in Nebraska in the ,
past thirty-five ..years and also ac- j
tlvely identified with the political
life of this county and state. He was
a native of Bavaria, Germany, where j
a . 1
ne was corn sixiy-one yerars ago ana
throughout his life cherished the
memorie3 of his boyhood days be- j
noath tho chj.rr.WR rif hi Alnino hills'
and along the banks of the river II
ler. where so many 'happy days had
teen spent. The father, Paul Gering.
with his family later came to Ameri
ca and located in the northern por
tion of Iowa where they resided un
til 1887 when the family came to
Plattsmouth and have since resided
here. Mathew received his education
at the University of Georgetown at
Washington. D. C and also received
the degree of L. L. M. at the Uni
versity of Edinborough. Scotland.
Mr. Gering on returning to Ne
braska lo take up the practice of his
profession became identified with
the democratic party and in lbss
was elected coumy attorney of Cass j
county. In the year 1S92 he was
LADIES AUXHJARY MEETS
From Thursday's Dally.
The ladies auxiliary of the Pres
byterian church met yesterday af
ternoon at the parlors of the church
where they were entertained by
Mesdames Henry Nolting. . E. H.
Becker and L. J. Meisinger. The
room was arranged in keeping with
the valentine season and made a very
pretty setting for the pleasant event.
The ladies were treated to two very
delightful musical numbers by a
quartet of young girls composed of
Catherine Schneider, Violet Begley,
Eleanor McCarthy and Helen Clem
ents, which added much to the de
lights of the occasion.
Another of the matters of import
ance to be taken up was that of the
election of officers for the year and
.the following were chosen: Mrs. C.
E. Hartford, president; Mrs. Will
Warga, first vice president; Mrs. .W.
H. Mann, second vice president; Mrs.
Geo. L. Farley, secretary; Mrs. J. F.
At the conclusion of the afternoon
dainty refreshments were served that
added to the pleasures of the occas
ion YOUNG PEOPLE WED
A very quiet wedding occurred in
this city on February 12th when
Miss Catherine Zais'er cf Mondamin,
Iowa, was united In marriage to Mr.
Urvin L. Barnard of this city. The
groom is well known here where he
has made his home for the past few
years and his many friends will be
pleased tp fesswi of Tils turw twnd
chosen as the candidate of his party
for attorney general of the state and
with his eloquence was one of the
thief .orators cf the party on the
fctump. but with the entire state
ticket, was defeated. He continued
hi9 interest an politics and va3 for
years one of the leaders in ihe cam-
paigns that marked the years of.
brilliancy on the stump when the j
oratorial giants such as W. J. Bry-I
"V ,l?Zh"Zl'r?- ??-.r"5
ut-.-..- ,,. in lilt
ranks of the public men cf the state.
Mathew Gering was a candidate for
the nomination of congressman in
this district on the democratic tick
et in 1S9S. but in the confusion
cf the political parties in the dis-
trlct Mr. Gering was deprived of the
honor. - I
When the political campaign of Hope cemetery, Boston, Massachus
1D00 was dawning Mr. Gering be- ctts, beneath a great granite boulder
cisme a member of the republican hearing a bronze plate with the in
party and has since been more or ccription:
less identified with the councils of i "Charles Algernon Sidney Vivian,
that party. . 'Founder of the Order of Elks. Died
Mathew Gering was a man of more. March 20, 18S0. Aged 34 years. A
than usual attractiveness of person- lover of hi3 kind, who founded a
ality and with his brilliancy of mind great Order and in so doing wrought
made a mo-t delightful companion much good.",
and his presence enriched a large Vivian, who was the presiding
circle of friends not only in this city "Jolly Cork" at the momentous meet-
but over the state where he was
one cf tne leaders of the legal
profession he was a member of the
American Bar association and fre-
-juently attended their conventions
an( enjoyed to .the utmost the meet-
i21p5 Gj ereat lawyers from all
over rhe nation .
Mr. Gering held the- deepest lov
; f(, h( fflhPr and
mother who had 53 tenderly reared
him and the death of the mother
marked the beginning of the break-
down of this talented citizen that
has led to his passing over the'river
of life. The love cf the son was of-;
ten shown in the addresses and writ-
of Mr. Gering and his tribute
to the mother in his recent volume
of addresses was one of the most
tfautiful that has ever been penned.
three sisters and one brother, Misses
Mia and Barbara Gering and Mrs.
Henry Herold of thi3 city, and Hen
ry R. Gering cf Omaha.
Mr. Gering was a member of the
Elks lodge of this city in which he
has been very active.
PLAN A FINE EN
Church School Service League of St.
Luke's Church to Give Three
, Day Run cf Playlet.
From Thursday' Ially.
The little folks belonerine to the
service leaeue of the St. Ink'a
church school are preparing to give
a most delightful little entertain
ment at the auditorium of the pub
lic library on next Tuesday after
noon at the story hour Xor the school
children, to which only the little
folks will be admitted, and on Wed-
nesday evening the playlet will be Jolly Cork, was at liberty to chal
given for the members of the church lenge his brother by producing his
parish and the general public and own cork from his pocket. If the
for which an admission of 25c will challenged man could not also pro
Tie charged. The children will thenjduce a cork, he must pay for the
present the entertainment at the Ma- drinks. The champagne cork became
sonic Home for the benefit of the the insignia of the Order,
old people there. Stuart Robson, noted American ac-
This little play is one that has 'tor of that period, was a Jolly Cork
many pleasing musical numbers as and the target of adeep-laid plot. It
well as fancy dances an dclever dia- l was at Robson's weddine. As the
legues and stunts by 'the exception-1 actor entered theChurch, he found
ally pleasing cast and all of the char- the aisle solidly lined with a double !
acters of childish fiction will be rank of Jolly Corks. At the altar
found in the play. The title of the awaited the minister. The organ was
play is. "The Doll Shop" and It will playing the Wedding March. As Rob
be one of the best of the children son started down the aisle, with the
plays that as been glrEJn In this future Mrs. Robson on his arm, every
city. j Jolly Cork, with the precision of an
FIFTY-FOURTH BIRTHDAY FINDS
. . . T-vr
From Thursday's Daly
The dawn of today February 16.
1922 marked an anniversary of
keen interest to nearly 1.000.000
Fiftv-four vears ago on February
1C. 1SCS a little group of fourteen
I men sat in a stuffy room in New
i York City.. Twice they voted on a
' . - . . i
maner iney nau ueen ueuaiiiig iui
(weeks. On the second ballot, the
now almost-forgotten fraternal order
I of the Jolly Corns was dismantled
.And the Benevolent and Protective
Order of Elks was born
I The first membership report in the
f archives of the Elks is dated Decem
ber 27. 1S6S. New York Lodge No.
1, the Mcther Lodge of the order, was
?then Us only lodge. There were 70
members on the rolls,
i The lifty-fourth anniversary of the
! Order's birth shows a membership of
'more than 818,000 Elks in more than
j 1.409 lodges that dot the United
nates of America. At Anchorage.
'Alaska, the -farthest north Elk lodge
.stands amid almost polar ice and
lrnov. Elk lodges rise at Browns
jviile, Texas, and Key West, Florida
, farthest southern points of the con
tinental United Stater:. Our Canal
."one has its lodge at Balboa Heights.
jOur if land possessions are starred
j with Elk lodges at Manila in the
Philippines; at Honolulu and Ililo
tin Hawaii; at Guam and at San Juan
in Porto Rico. And the Elks of Amcr
! ica are working to initiate their mil
lionth member by July, 1922, when
the Grand Lodge meet3 at Atlantic
The founder of this organization
that is today America's greatest fra
ternal order? He was a strolling
English actor! He never lived to
know how well he and his little
group of brother-actors had builded.
Ills body rects todcy in Mount
ins in, 18GS when the fourteen men
I voted to organize under the name of
'"Elks," died in Leadville, Colorado,
after a life of theatrical vicissitudes
that ranged from touring in affluence
-t the head of his own company, to
being stranded penniless in Denver,
There in Leadville his body rested,
ms grave marneu oniy ty a weainer-
stained pine board on which an In-
scription was scratched with some
i. V i a V Vr, n t,"n
i- Boston Lodge No. 10. -B. P. O.
lks exhumed the body took it to
Boston and buried it there wita
Only in Elkdom's archives and the
"rafrs 18.e nisiory or me jony
icrKa neiu iiuaci. Ana uniy one
charter member of Elkdom still sur
vives. He Is "Joe" Norcross, of New
! The "Jolly Corks," actor-folk all.
met in those days of the '60's in
cafes and bar-rooms of New York's
theatrical district. The "cork trick"
was their initiation ceremony. A
group of Corks would bring in a
candidate, who was assessed fifty
cents. This was taken by Charles
Vivian and entered in a pocket mem
orandum book. Each "Jolly Cork"
produced a champagne cork from his
The bar-keeper supplied the candi
date with a new cork. The men
lined up in front of the now-extinct
American bar. Each man placed his
cork in front of him on the bar. To
the candidate it was explained that
at the signal "Three" of the "One - -two
- - three!" called by the ruling
Cork, the last man to lift his cork
from the bar was "stuck for the
The signal would' -be called. The
Jolly Corks, all initiates, would
simply cup their hands over their
corks and leave the corks on the bar.
The candidate, with a swift swoop.
always would be the first man to lift
his cork. He would also be the last
man to lift his cork. For he would
be the only man to lift his cork. He
bought the drinks.
One other law the Corks obeyed.
Any Jolly Cork, meeting another
Iarnry officer drawing sword and sa
luting, held aloft a new and chining
champagne cork m Kihite.
.But Stuart Robson was ready. In
stantly he reached into the tailpocket
of his dress-coat, produced a cham
pagne cork equally n v and shining,
and njarched down th ; aisle, his bride
on his left arm, his -cork held uloft in
his right hand. History does not tell
who nought those - drinks. But . it
wasn't Gtuart .Rcbsoi'!
New York's "Exci Laws" rigor
ously enforced in ISf.T and.lSCS.
clo:;ed all places of i:bic entertain
ment on Sunday. Ti e Jolly Corks in
stalled a piano, a ke cf beer and a
box of sandwiches v, iu the attic of
"Mother" Geisman's hoarding house
in the theatrical li .trict and met
thtre. with music. so! 3, stories and
mcck-trial3 at which fns-i were im-
posed tor various whimsical 'offenses'
to provide the fund tor next week's
beer and sandwiches. Tlieir festivi
ties cost them their home. Irat? at
the noise, "Mother'J Geismau drove
them out. :
Then they "hired f. hall" and form
ed their fraternal or.lr. It vas near
ly named the "BufTalies." after the
"Royal Antediluvian Order cf Buffa
loes" of England. t which Vivian,
the ruling Cork, belonged. Ths vote
stood seven to seven. sU-ndocJ;od on
"Buffaloes" and "Elks."
Only n handful reia.i the name of
W. L. Dowron of New York today.
Yet it is to him that the "E!ks" owe
their name. On the . .-cond ballot he
-.witched his vote fr'o:n "Buffalo" to
"Elk." Vivian, in t: chair, though
an ardent' advocatej of "Bt.fT.-'lot".,"
ratified the majority cf one. cud the
Benevolent and Protective. Order cf
Elks was born.
One other lrcn:.it?:icj. little
r.nown. paved tne v.-s ; tor the name
of "Elks." The con.Dittee charged
with .-.electing a name was to meet at
Broadway and Aur street, in Mew
York. . Some were tf rdy. Others be
coming weary of walking f;tro!Iel in
to Barnum's Mu-tnm nn that ror:u.r
T.d wandered through the fr.mors
Bears" was sug.Rted, In.t dis
carded a3 auim?.I'; "of few inviting
traits, coarse, brutal and morose.
"Beavers" were brought ip as ex
amples of industry, !ut cast acide a
tco destructive. "Fxes," sugester,
were voted down as t.o cunning and
crafty. A larje mo?e h?ad attract
ed attention, hut. wd 7 at last turned j
down. Then 'anTEllis "head. with !
graceful, spreading antlers, met with
generous approval and divided honors
with "Buffaloes," which Vivian had
advocated strongly, but which half
the committee opposed because they
did not wish to ccpy ths name of an
From this trip to Darnum's Mu
seum the committee went to tbe
meeting, where the name of "Elks"
Since then the Order has grown
by giant strides. It embraces Amer
ican citizens from the humblest to
Warreu G. Harding, president of the
United States, and llfe-merr-ber of
Marion (Ohio) Lodge No. 22, B. P.
In 1921-22, Elkdom. with gifts to
charity already totalling more than
$20,000,000, stepped out of the role
of the purely fraternal organization
into the rank of one cf America r.
greatest humanitarian brotherhoods.
William W. Mountain, cf Tole-io.
Ohio, Grand Exalted Ruler of the
Order, announced his policy:
Make every Elks lodge the civic
and humanitarian center of the com
munity in which it makes its home."
In Chicago, by Lincoln Park, over
looking Lake Michigan, the Elks are
building their $3,000,000 National
Memorial to the 70.000 Elks who
served the United States in th.?
World War, and the more than 1.000
Elko who died in that service. The
building will also house the Order's;
central executive eraamzation, and
the National Elks' Magazine.
Only men of 21 years or more.
American citizens, are eligible to
"The faults of our brothers we
write upon the sands their virtues
upon the tablets of love and
memory, ' 13 Elkoou s motto.
Tbe four cardinal principles of the
Order are "Charity. Justice. Broth
erly Love and Fidelity."
"I guess we built a little better
than we knew," says old "Joe" Nor
cross. only surviving charter member.
And from the Gnat Beyond, whero
those long-dead "Jolly Crooks" look
down upon this earth, they probably
agree with him.
Plattsmouth lod?3 No. 739, B. P. O
Elks was institute! in November,
mm nmahn inf-r No. 39 r.nrductine
the ceremonies thai brought the new
" ' I
addition to the fraternal lifo of the
city into being, ni that occasion
was one ot great fe tiv.ty to the sixty
members'' who constituted th'i first
membership of the order here. The
lodge and club rorm . were then lo-
cated in the Coatee uiock where the
club rooms of the Eagles loose ore
now located. I Vices were ji.iu i-uuuii) ix u n ine
It was not long after their estab-lhody laid to rest there. Mrs. Kuns
lishment that the order commenced mann will 'have the deep sympathy
to grow by leaps and bounds t.nd ;
gathered in the folds of the lodge
the leading and congenial represen
tatives of the peopie of the commun
ity and in the rooms since abandon
ed many of the real fraternal gath
erings of the brotherhood were en
In the year 1913 the present mag
nificent building r.n Sixth street was met with a very . painful accident
completed by the lodge and while the whiile ft his Work in the school. The
building was a great project to.be left hand was quite badly lacerated
undertaken, it was put across in hy a chisel with which he was work
great shape and today stands as a iag and it required the servloeB of a
monument to the members of Platts- auseoA to dT& th wouad.
mouth lodge No. 739, li. P. O. Elks.
The building has not only been a
home for the members of the Elks
lodge, but a commuffity center as
well and many cf the pleasant gath
erings of the city Lave been held
there by the people of the commun
ity. For the uast twentv vears. each
Christmas the Elks have made their j
Christmas remnnbraiices a great fea
ture and in t hoir , generousne'.s re-
their lii-.i fortunate citi-
Tho Elks crder in the world war
was one of the. most ernest workers
in the- causa of ihrir fnnnlrv hnth in
activities at home aud in' the camps
and in the thousands of members
who donned the uniform of the army this city was observed here yectcr
or navy and faced death on- the bat- day when this estimable couple sur-tle-field.
Two of the Ideal members, rounded by their children and grand-
-Matt Jirou.-ek and Henry Hirz, Jr.,
ottered up their lives, for "their coun-;
try, whose flae: has such an imnort-
cnt part in the Elks lodge and upon
t'.ie principles of which the order is
Here in Piatt .mouth there are now
300 members of the order and they
are moving onward and onward with , The members of the family were en
their cardinal virtues as a beacon ! tertained yesterday at ihe home with
light to make themselves better thru
their membership and to add to the
community life by the advancement
r.i the order of Elks in Plattsmouth.
ONE OF OLD RESIDENTS OF CASS
COUNTY AND PROMINENT
IN COMMUNITY HERE.
."roiu Friday' l;..l.y.
This morning at G:30 John H.
Becker, one of the oldest residents of
this portion of Cass county, was
round dead by the members of the
family when they wera engaged in
the preparation of the morning meal.
Mr. Becker had arisen and came
down stairs as usual and his dsath
!ad apparently come very suddenly
altho ,hi3 advanced years and enfeeb-
iing inditioa of health had
his coirditkiu- ihe cautse of- a
d&al of worry to the members of the
Mr. Becker was born November 3,
1S40, in Germany and resided there
'.tctil seventeen years of age wlien
he came to America, the trip from
Havre, France, to New York, requir
ing fcrty-two days on the ocean. The
young man then made his way to
Illinois, where a large number of his
countrymen had located and he set
il'd Nevember 25, 1S57, near Pe
Ivin. Illinois, where he was engaged
as a farm hand for some seven years,
lie was married there to Miss Har
riett E. Fuller. May 12, IS 64, and in
1S78 the family moved west to Cass
county. Here they located on a farm
v.vst of Plattsmouth and here by
diligent labor Mr. Becker acquired
a splendid financial standing and
was aide to hand to his children a
heritage that will enable them to en
joy financial independence.
The wife was called to her final
reward August 23. 1916, and Mr.
Becker was married a second time
to Mrs. Katherine Barnes, who sur
vives the death of the husband. The
children who are called upon to
mourn the death of their beloved
parent are as follows: William A.
Becker, H. E. Becker, P. T. Becker,
Mrs. Charles Peacock, Mrs. Frank
A. Cloidt of this city and Mrs. Geo.
A. Kaffenberger of Lincoln. '
Mr. Becker since removing from
the farm to this city has been active
in the financial circles of the city
and was at the time of his death,
president of the Plattr.mouth State
hank, and has also been interested
in the Cass County Farmers Mutual
Insurance company and a number of
other home financial concerns. So
cially, Mr. Becker was a member of
the Masonic fraternity, being a mem
ber of Plattsmouth lodge No. 6, A.
F. & A. M.
The community loses a valued cit
izen In the death of Mr. Becker and
his family will have the deepest sym
pathy of the old friends in the loss
that has come to darken the house
hold. Funeral services will be held at
1:30 Sunday afternoon from the
Presbyterian church and the inter
ment had at Oak Hill cemetery be
side that of the wife.
iw m-i w -r mi m w r -i r rf a rn v
JtHtlUitKa XXLVXi BAU
Mrs. Fred Kunsmann of this city
has returned home from Brooks, la.,
where she was called last Saturday
morning 'by the death of a sister.
Mrs. Isaac Harlow, who passed away
' in that city Friday evening at the'
'age of sixty years. The funeral ser-l
i i. 1 1 j .i . i
of the many friends here m her -be
HAS HAND HURT
Fr"n Thursday's Ially.
This afternoon Harold Renner, one
of the sthdents in the manual train
ing department of the high school.
L, 5 B
H S CITY
MR. AND MRS. FREDERICK OHM
OF THIS CITY ENJOY THE
B'rom Friday's Dally
The golden wedding anniversary
of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Ohm of.
children celebrated the event in a
most fitting manner.
For the past few days the mem
hers of the family have been arriv
ing for the delightful gathering at
the home fireside and to share with
their parents the happiness that the
golden wedding day has brought
a big family dinner and at which
the parents we recongratulated by
their children and grandchildren.
Last evening the T. J. Sokol hall
was the scene of a reception to the
happy couple and which was attend
ed by a large crowd numbering one
hundred of the old time friends and
associates of this estimable couple
and among the guests were a num
ber from out of the city who enjoy
ed the event immensely. The hall
was very prettily decorated, this
feature of the occasion being looked
after by Otto and Vincent Pilney.
The streamers were hung In the
-hape of a network over the floor of
the hall and interspersed with wed
At 8:30 last evening when the
guests were assembled, the aged cou
ple once more plighted their love
that had endured for the half cen
tury of their wedded life, the Rev.
H. G. McClusky, pastor of the First
Presbyterian church, pronouncing
the words that marked the solemniz
ation of the marriage. Mr. and Mrs.
Joseph Warga, Sr., were the attend
ants at the wedding, Mrs. Warga be
ing a sister of the "bride."
The aged couple were united in
their native land, Germany, a half
century ago, but th greater-iart f
their wedded life has been spent in
this country, they coming here some
forty years ago and locating in
Plattsmouth where they hare since
where their children
have trrown to manhood and woman-1
hood. It was one of the happiest mo-'
ments of the observance to Mr. and
Mrs. Ohm .that they were able to
have with them their children who
gathered from their home over the
country for the week of pleasure
with the aged father and mother.
After the wedding last evening the
time was spent in showering the
bride and groom with well wishes
and also tin dancing at which young
and old alike enjoyed themselves to
the utmost to the music of the or
chestra that had been secured for
the occasion, consisting of Tom
Gradoville, saxophone; Frank Mar-
shall, drums; Ml3 Minnie Kllnger,
piano; Anton Bajeck, xylophone.
The guests wero treated to a very
dainty and enjoyable luncheon at an
appropriate hour and which was en
joyed to the utmost by all of the
jony party, it was a late hour when
the guests departing wished Mr. and
Mrs. Ohm many more such happy
Mr. Ohm was in the employ of the,want to buV d011' overlook a want
Burlington shops for thirty-five ad in the Daily Journal
m - t-s'
Names that have, won greatest fame
in history have usually been those of men
who unselfishly gave themselves to ad
vance or defend national integrity cr
Washington's service to this, our own
republic will NEVER be forgotten. In
remembering each year his birthday, we
pay homage to a truly great American;
he laid the very cornerstone of our na
the First NsnowAL Bank
THE BANK WHERi: YOU F5EL AT HOME
Member Federal Reserve
years, retiring four years ago from
active work, and has since with the
good wife been enjoying their de
clining years in this city.
Those from out of the city to at
tend the pleasant event last evening
were: Mr. and Mrs. Leu Boye, Mr.
and Mrs. Joe Watchler, Kichard
Stoehr, Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Copen
harve, Albert Harsh and friend,
Fred Jess' George Kroehler, Jes
Blackwt.l and wife. Marty Ann
.Blackwell, Donald Bert Blackwell, all
cf Omaha. E. K. Ohm and wife, E.
J. Ohm. Frank Burr, all of OhJcago,
Frank Ohm and wife, Charles Ohm,
Edward Ohm. Mrs. William Van Mo-
ter, of Omaha, Mrs. A. F. Tloetz, of
One daughter, Mrs. K. Nilsson of
Havelock was prevented by sickness
in her family from attending the
BRIDE km JUDGE
Ecth Left in Lurch by Omaha Swain
Who Fails to Keep Date with
From Tburiday Dally
Some have waited in vain at the
Just the other day a girl waited
in vain for her bridegroom at a
But, Anna Lavelette, 239 Beuton
avenue. Council Bluffs, waited In
vain for her promised husband on a
cold, windy Omaha street corner -Tenth
and Farnam street.
A policeman, passing by several
times, noticed her "holding down the
fort" and cjuestioned her. She told
him her story.
Her. hands, blue with cold, still
clenched the two grips which held
what was to have been her trous
seau. Left With $90
She. told the police officer that
the man who promised to take her
to Platt3mouth and marry her was
William Masters and that when he
left her "Just for a few minutes." lu
had $90 of her money.
"Night before last," she said, "he
whiijpered in my ear that he lovod -me
and said he wanted to marry me.'
He said that he could not live with
oul "hfe and lhat we would fco to'
Plattsmouth to be married.
"He said he did not hare any
money and asked me If I could get
some until he received a check he
expected. I sold some furniture for
$90 and turned the money over to
"When we got off tho street car
at Tenth and Farnam streets, he ask
ed me to wait while he went to the
ticket office to buy the tickets."
Still Loves Him
She would have still been waiting
if the policeman had not questioned
her, 6he said.
"I am losing faith in men," she
said. "I married my first husband
when I was 17. Our life was not a
happy one and I thought I would be
able to begin living over again when
i married Will
But it didn't come
out that way
She is 22.
And. as she left the police station.
she whispered: "I might decide still
to marry him If you find him and if
he will promise to do the right thing
i love him." Omaha Bea.
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