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RICHESON EXPCTS TO WED HEIRESS, AND TAKE "-
HER FROM LAP OF LUXURY TO-HEATHEN LANDS
Women ;of Church Weep and
Pray as "Resignation of Ac
cused Pastor is Read'; . Vote
', Down Acceptance Despite Men
By Stella Marquere.
Boston, Nov. 7. In his cell in
murderers' rbwj with the horrible
charge of the ' murder of his
'sweetheart, Avis Linnell, hang
ing over his head, the Rev. Clar
ence V. T. Richeson is planning
his future. life.
He will marry Violet Edmands,
possessor of half a million dollars
in her own right and heiress to
her father's many millions, im
mediately on his release.
That is the first step he has de
cided on. f
After that, he has decided he
will be a missibhary.
He does not think he can serve
his church any longer in -this
country. " -
So he will -go forth 'into the
heathen- lands of the -world to
spread the gospel- . .
. And he will take Violet Ed
mands, the gently nurtured heir
ess raised in the very lap of lux
ury, with him.
"Richeson does not seem to
doubt for a moment-but that Vio
let Edmandswlil be glad to agree
to -this. '
He" dismisses all question on
this point with a. wave-of his'
hand. "- - - -.' - - --
She knows that I am not guilty.
Why- shoqjd shet-not ma"rry;jne,
as she intended to do before this
thing came up?" he asks.
" It is evident that there is noth
ing feigned about the accused
pastor's spoken belief that' Miss
Edmands wjll renounce every
thing she has been taught to hold
Violet Edmands, "the $500,000
heiress," whom the Rev.' Clarence
V..T. Richesoi now in a. celf-in"
murderers' row, says wfllt. wed
him and give up family and posi
tion to become a" missionary to
the heathen Will she do it?
dear, to -accompany him to the
ends of the earth . -
Isfhe-flright? - - . -
Violet Edmands will notsa'y.
Jhis- fiwess, tf op whom Ricfr-