Why He Married Her

why he married herShe longed for her husband’s love, but lived always in the knowledge that one had been there before her.

Dateline: February 1929

I never saw Lila Lane. I first heard of her when I came to Lanesville to teach school. She had passed away the spring before, leaving a disconsolate husband and four babies. The sad event had been the occasion of much discussion, and expressions of sympathy in the community. Continue reading