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ELOPED WIH'"POQB;;MtAN;" LEARKS HE'S RICH
Mr. and Itlfs. Geo. , Bullock.
Berkeley, Gal., July 25:-When
18ryear-old Aillene McKmnon,
jilted Benjamin Edwards, a mil
lionaire, to marry GeorgVBullock,
. her parents were' "arranging to
have her. make the tfip to Japan
to break her attachmentf-for a sup-
posedly poor man. '
But, like thp climax in a mov
ing picture drama, the bride and
her parents learned after'the mar
riage that far from 'being -a man
in humble circumstances ber:"hus-J "mother
band was the son of a multi-millionaire,
the nephew of a wealthy;
merchant of Los Angeles.
"It is true that I had known
'George but five days when he and
T were married,'' she admitted.
"But I had recently become of age
and did not wish to marry Ed
wards. I "liked him well enough,
but like is not always love.
1 "On July 1 George telephoned
,to ask me to go to a theater. My;
refused her permission.