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r MEET, LOVE, ELOPE 24 HOURS
San Francisco, Cal., May 6. A
casual introduction, a rapid-fire
courtship, a pell-mell proposal, an
automobile dash to the altar, a head
long plunge into marriage and the
boarding of a steamer for a southern
honeymoon all within 24 hours are
the ingredients of the recent kaleido
scopic romance of the former Miss
Muriel Buell of San Francisco and
Wm. J. Cables of El Paso, Tex.
The precipitate bridegroom, 22, is
the son of Richard C. Cables, banker
and former mayor of El Paso. With
his mother and sister he was here
three weeks ago for a winter visit in
"I want you to meet a fine little
girl," said Walter Johnson, a friend.
"I think you'll like her."
And Buell did.
The instantaneous attraction was
Before nightfall the romance had
crystalized and she had agreed to his
impetuous proposal for an elopement.
The' young paid bought steamer
tickets for Los Angeles, a hasty trous
seau was picked up by the bride, the
marriage, was performed and Mr. and
Mrs. Cable flung happy farewells to
a few intimate friends from the
It happened that Dr. Buell had ar-.
ranged to go to Los Angeles before
he heard of the elopement. He was at
the dock in the south ta bestow a be
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