Healdsburg Tribune, Enterprise and Scimitar, 12 October 1916
DAN CUPID WINS AFTER STERN RACE
Jack Murry Returns From Unavailing
Search for Daughter and Her Husband
Jack Murray of Lytton returned Saturday, after an unavailing chase of several hundred miles in pursuit of his daughter and her husband. Murray is an experienced tracker and scout but this, perhaps, is the the first time he has tried to outwit Dan Cupid.
The result is, Cupid wins and Murray returns, a wiser, if not madder man than when he took the trail of the elopers Thursday morning. The chase began at a livery stable in Geyserville, and ended in the “wilds’’ of San Francisco, where Murray lost the trail completely.
He invoked the aid of the police of the metropolis, but without success. Hilda May Murry, now Mrs. Ray Genther, is not yet sixteen years old. She was attending high school in Geyserville when she met Genther.
The consent of the parents was not asked. Murray said today he would not have withheld his consent if it bad been asked, as Genther bears a good reputation for industry and sobriety.
The young couple took the morning train from Geyserville Wednesday, procured a license in San Rafael, and were married there that afternoon by Rev. White. After the ceremony they proceeded to San Francisco.
Murray says he will forgive the couple now if they will write.