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were brought to the ypung wife
and openly admitted by McFar
Iand. Her heart was broken. Mc
Farland told her he cared no
longer for her; tharhe wanted a
divorce so he could marry Miss
Bromley. And. when his wife re
fused this for the sake of her
babies, he commenced his brutal
treatment of her. He says he beat
her taunted her,, and gave her
very little money.
. And then one day this woman
took the bottle of poison McFar-
land admits he
At the trial many of his letters
from Miss Bromley were exhibit
ed. They were signed "Bunny"
vand the contents were often un
printable, But they showed that
Mrs. McFarland'had justification
for doing almost anything desper
ate, even to taking her own life.
Miss Bromley herself was ready
to testify in McFarland's behalf.
She sat in an adjacent room, bull
the defense did not consider, at
the last, that it needed her evi
dence. As soon as the trial wa
over, she and McFarland rushed
to the court house to get a mar
riage license, but it was refuse J
because Miss Bromley did no.
have her divorce papers with het .
But there are
tions in tne way ot tms marriage,
to be built, if it is built at all, upon
the death of a broken-hearted
,girl-mother. One of these is a
sudden, bitter opposition to the
union on the part of Bunny's
father and the other seems to lie
with McFarland himself.
For, now that he is free,, he
does not appear to care so much
for "Bunny." He is talking about
the advantages of "waiting until
he has a home" and "until the
scandal dies down."
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teaspoon of salt and stir in a cup '
of molasseSj a small cup of sour
cream, 2 beaten eggs and fyalf a
teaspoon of soda disoslved in a
little boiling water. Last of all,
beat in a cup and a half of halved
cranberries, thoroughly dredged
vith flour. Turn into a' greased
mold and steam for at least two
hours. Eat with a hard sauce.
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