Eloped from an asylum
Janesville, Wis., Feb. 12 -- John Dobbins and Mabel Pope, two inmates of the County Insane asylum, eoped from the institution and went to Rockford, Ill., where they were married. After a short wedding trip they returned to the asylum and were gladly welcomed by the inmates who gave the newly married couple a reception.
February 19, 1901, p. 3, col. 7. The Tribune, Evansville, Wisconsin