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Lethbridge Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 30, 1908, Lethbridge, Alberta V April of the of. Miss Adah Pratt of Wash- ington to R. Franklin Hoover of Phil- adelphia last Saturday lies a story interest. 'Miss Pratt lived'uniil-she: was 29 without forming the ac- quaintance, of ;a man. She was born and raised-in a community of women who taught her to believe'that mar- riage" was a sin. Then she married first mrm to whom Bhe hud been introduced. thirty years ago in Texas, where Mrs. Hoover's .'mother lived, a Mrs. Martha McWhirter of Wasco, announced that she had had a visi- tation from the Almighty and had ;-been told that it was sinful to live Accordingly she left her ''aiitT gathering about her a g small party of women who were brought to her belief and went to the Ll t M i S' i' 6 oi, i I Belltou es the .headquarters 'V :a new Pratt was otthe converts! the colony, where two months, after- the present Mrs. Hoover, was born. There were ten children in the col- ony, all girls. Ten ago the be- lievers moved to Washington, taking a ;n Montgomery county, Mary- land, The children were .taught to beware of men. Of course, they saw men; Mrs. Hoover.-'says she often no- ticed them, but she never gave atten- tion to any until she met Mr. Hobv. r. Today she told her .own story. "About a year said, "a girl friend introduced me to. Mr: Hoover. Sonu-how 1 could not get him'out of my mind. 7 found m wishing 1 might him all the time. 1 knew it was not right; at least, I thought it was not. Hut I couldn't get him out of my mind. Later, I met him again, and several times after that. Then he told me he was going to leave the city and asked we to write. I told him I would." Mr. Hoover is a hotel clerk, 'and, after leaving Washington came to Philadelphia. "1 was crazy to see Mrs. Hoover said, "and decided to risk my mother's displeasure and give him a surprise, so i slipped quietly away and came up here. When I found Tie Mterta Railway and Imgatiofl Company a f Is now offering for sale the CHEAPEST LOTS ON THE MARKET A; E. President of ra'Cen'detl and .all enjoyed' a u trout -'-'-'-i-i Bii' JJ'tle vThe boy, hooked a' fish Urge enough to jerk water. 'fi the.: dog after '...itic trout, riaviled the- and l'; until y't hV dog ca ri icd 3o wn t lie rapids u iid d row ned J i n' sif h t of IUH o.lxoy. recovered .'the UT a lnndrd; the; trogt which four thorn "Northern Albert a No. 2 vUhsrih. -8L i N 6 2; VVhi le ,7 tertt if tk iailnri Ml tot of iotiiKttr U. FROM A 1 1EACH Mr. Hoover he'.was greatly-surprisied: "Why, Adah, have .you conic-'vu; here to marry "I don't know, that I thought much I replied.. ''I.justMelt thiiti'I had to you agaiii.''..- ;L: K "Well, will you marry he ask- eil. f t topk.liie by surprise, although I .was hot .wholly, unprepared ''I'm. .1 said finally.." w The! ceremoiiy' was by the :Dr... J.? B.fG. of' the ;Fqurth, Baptist. Saturday even the bride .wrote to her She has. not received; an answer yet. perlcwt per- i'io 80] made' piano :in Cii soon? FIVE PRIZES (LADIES EACH Fir fivt Wit (1) (4) bM, there- he.: bx it; ripg 'a; -greats many. he1 says it; was as ever saw -andhehas Also a few Acre Lxrts East of Westminster Road, each pj A CV Onc-tliirxl cash, mohtlis. balance 12 nionths. Interest 6 per cent, per annum '--J 1 w 'IMa n. BLACK SPRING VALLEY t IHuck -Spring April of the Little .Bow. has gone '.'to -Lethhririge for an operation for -'npixindmtis. lie was .sick April: 18 .while and one pi the found him and took hinuhohic: and .he went town'- pii Wednesday..; .His friends all ii spwdy'v recovery ;for him. .Miss Pearson and Marjory Thorupiion calhkl on R. :Biirn.s Mohdsi -or caused many a srnile, and made starteti thcj that the- prair- ies .are' looking' quite green. i 3lr." and -rMrsV- Doian arid of and C arl; 'wont Brand Muajr P as -you; lik'e, so as itih '.lid _'or. yJeUjr Ttb'et'; Hobdc s K. withlionnan arid their "cattle" t.o pas-: about 'down.' to' cw.t. .iTpw-'Civt ilv LCWt. Turnips; Parsnips T.- 'Brandypld has -'goiiejdpwi: for visl ted vlxJon" Hc-'wos. oini-'hiss He TrHypijrCtb'nv'; Green Cured per UI p' wMHTS Hi II MMBMI Mltf '.M -9t- llDi i9u decision v pf f enter Istandiri addressed Mail and i-- HICO'L ACE." 1 SN'T I f? A LWA YS FfW MORE EHTEfWnSlHQ C Daily Herald has a telegraph service equal to correspondents at all important the manufacturing firms, merchants and real estate firms. ,_" Sjit.-'- nd Sdborik far Ail five My MW Iwd fiAto pnirwiin city 'cl ;