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VoLfto,l$0 Chicago, Wednesday-, April 24, 1912 One Cent
UNHAPPIEST FATHER AN0 MOTHER ON EARTH
Jhe Young'. Man and Young Woman- Unknowingly
yiolated the Law-of Man and God: "Thoir Shalt
Not Marry the Daughter of Thy Mother."
Cincinnati, O.,, April 24."I
love him, no woman-can tear from
her heart herIove for the fither
of her children, even though 'she
knows such a lovers a jiolatiion
of the laws on earth' arid a sin
against 'GodflT '
That isthe'outbur$t ofiabrok
en heart. " T,he crv J oka yoimg
woman,? hing,. asigrdbablyi few
have 1 ivedrih.'; a -merely hellion
earth. y ' i'-
She is Helen-Hoffman.' This
is her story,: . ' - A
. "I riev4er$knei duringalthe
days of my childhood vp wmy
mother waSjjIhved v wifh m'
father ononis' farm near Sheri
dan, 0. 'WnTV?s i&I came
here to tfijb'home of my mother,"
butwho I was tojd was myvaunt.
""There ysre Jfive 'boysim the
Jiousemy. coStsjns t wastojd.
The oldest, 'JohnfJarib-1 wenti'to
ances ana parses ioge.tner,,ana
oon we were iniov.e,WUireacn
other. J J9v,ed hup-as sincerely
as any,jirlcan lbvea man. -L
loveim now, mop than Ivcan
evef-loye anyother man "
4lThen we .were married.-Oc
25, 1910, and lived as hafppily as
a couple evervdid-V My. husband
was land 'and good and 'thought
ful, he did everything's he could
for me And the babies, Buella and
"But somehow, the neighbors
began talking. I heard some of
it and went to 'Mrs. Ruch, whom
I regarded as - my-, aunt and
mot heroin-law Here'in'h'er hprne,
and' Wither e John "and I first
learned toffbve each dthen she
told" the4 story, -that nearly 'broke
qur hearts." 4.
"Helen "isyqur sister, John,"
the ghef-s$iclenmdther df both
he nhree of them went to
the confession of the1 Tnother,
legajhy separated the young
couple.' J ' fi ! . -v,
frs ago," 'MrsjohrvRuch,
sr said, "li'enl wasVyoung
gjrUon a farmeaSherlSitn;1!
met t and was wifpedby a ygfa
neaETyjtwJce my age. I Ibvedjjhim
ioo vvqll, better tiali he d$me, I
guess, for af terw,ar.ds tfereftfsed
-to maKe 'me the 'mother Nif his