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"AWFUL WORLD WHEN FRIENDSHIP CANNOT,
EXIST IN UNCONVENTIONAL- SITUATIONS" U
Mrs. Rose Hilder.
Los Angeles, Cal., Feb. 25. "it's
getting to be a truly terrible world"
when friendly love andinnbcence and
good will cannot exist in .unconven
tional situation. It all conies' of too
much sex talk.
"There never wasa wrong-thought-between
Thus Mrs. Rose Hilder,. who "fled
15,000 miles to, escape- her pursuing
husband, accompanied by Edwin
Wright, who had occupied the- place
of "brother" in the home, def ends .her
avowed innocence from.; the accusa
tions of Hilder.
She told her story here in the coun7,
.ty jail, relating startling arrange-:
ments that existed for years between
the two men and a woman, the wife
"When Ted" her pet name for
Wright "came to live with us in
Winnipeg, Canada, five years ago,"
.she says, "my husband suggested
: that he should be my brother.'
"I soon came to regard him as
.such; and any .other relation between
us was impossible.
"He lived in the same house with
iis.. He had all the privileges, the
rights-and, considerations of a broth
er,. He assumed all the duties of such
a fraternal relationship.
"jgeJtools care, of me and. the babjes