Jan. 26, 1910: WIVES FOR MEN ON MANITOBA PLAINS
"Salvation Army Plans to Reduce Surplus of Women in Great Britain"
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"Hundreds of settlers on the prairies of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Alberta will be supplied with wives, if the efforts of the Salvation Army of Canada are successful. . . . Officers of the Salvation Army of Great Britain are engaging young women to emigrate, ostensibly to become servants, but really to become wives of the lonely farmers. . . . The girls will be given employment by the married settlers, but soon will find husbands."