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dens unraveled the secret of "her
daughter's disappearance and com
plained to the federal authorities. His
all the luxuries he showered all would
have been well," said Florence while
her mother stroked her long black
hair in a comforting way, "and then
after I met him, if I had only realized
that mother was right and not merely
cross, all this miglit--have been pre
vented. "I met Heilner in Seigel-Cooper's.
Mother had often told me to beware
of department stores. But this time
he pretended so well" that he had
made a mistake in speaking to me
because I looked so much like a
friend of his that I forgave him and
talked to him.
"He was very nice and respectful.
He asked me my name, and although
I knew it wasn't very proper I gave it
to him. He left town that day, but
not until we had lunch and had got
ten pretty well acquainted.
"I told mother about it She was
angry and told me I shouldn't see him
again unless he would call for me at
home. But he wouldn't do that. He
always said he was too busy.
"He kept buying things and spend
ing a great deal of money on me.
And he never said a thing wrong.
"Then one day he suggested I take
a vacation trip" to New York at his
expense. But mother wouldn't allow
it Then Alvinah Kates, a girl friend,
said she'd fix it by telling mother I
was going to some of her relatives in
Marinette, Wis. So he and I went
"On the train he gave me a dia
mond ring and told me how he loved
me and me alone. He asked me to be
bis wife. I consented.
"In Louisville he furnished some
excuse for not marrying me at once.
I stayed at the hotel as his wife. It
was the first time I had ever done a
wrong thing in my life. But I trust
The couple then went to Cincin
nati and Detroit, she says, and from
there the man sent her to Marinette,
Wis., to make her excuse good. He
promised to see her in Chicago. But
with a mother's instinct, Mrs. Gid-1
VILLA AND ZAPATA PLAN TO
MOVE AGAINST CARRANZA
Washington, Dec. 3. The com
bined armies of Villa and Zapata are
expected to begin their movement to
crush Carranza early next week, ac
cording to advices reaching here to
day. Consular Agent Carothers, who
is with Villa in Mexico City, sent
word that Villa is waiting only for
the Gutierrez government to begin
its routine before undertaking per
sonal command of the troops. He
will invite Zapata to join the move
ment. Administration circles are admit
tedly delighted over the manner in
which Zapata has acted in Mexico
City. Branded for years as a bandk.
murderer and the "terror of civiliza
tion," he has not only held his men;
under perfect control but for the