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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, March 11, 1912, Image 8

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schools of the district. Later she
became a school teacher.
At Lowell, Mass., she met and
married -Kennedy, who was su
perintendent of a factory.
Failing health induced her -to
go with herhusband to Mexico,
where he erected a" cotton mill.
When the Mexican war with the
United States broke out, Mrs.
Kennedy and her husband "were'
forced to flee. Their flight was
marked by many exciting Ren
counters with hostile Mexicans
and Indians. Several members
of the party that accompanied
them were killed. Mrs. Kennedy
Vps forced to ride astride a, mule
for fourteen hundred miles h'e
fore reaching her old home.
"The Kennedys came to Califor
nia during the gold rushvoL49
and settled in the northern' part
ofthe state. -
Srandma -lives with Her son,
George, who is 76 years old. ..She
attributes .her longevity to noth
ing in particular, excepting that
she always lived a simple life
She is fond of sweets and pas
tries, but eats sparingly of meat.
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SUFFRAGETTES IN JAIL
REFUSE .TO EAT
.London, March 11. Mrs. Em
meline Pankhurst, chief of the
British militant suffragettes, fs
in the hospital of Holloway
prison today.,
o She is suffering from "bronchi
tis. Her condition is serious.
Her friends say her illness has
been caused by her being subject
ed t6 solitary confinement in a
cell without heat.
-Mrs. Pankhurst -is the bane pf
the prison authorities life. Hej
200 odd followers who also are in
the prison have demanded daily
to see her. The prison authori
ties refused, but somehow Mrs.
Pankhurst got into communica
tion with the other women and
organized a most effective hun-
ger strike.
Even in tlje hospital, Mrs.
Pankhurst is sticking to her de-
termination not to eat, and "refus
ing an megicmes. me authori
ties are'at their wits end.
- Ail news of conditions among
'the other women in the prison is x
being carefully guarded, but it is t
understood that forcible means
of making the women eat are be
ing usea.
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WE THINK IT BUT
Why JJo'n't We Say it?
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CONTINENT FOR A
t jgm $1,000 WAGER.
llDTFi0IT.
Believe it or not, as you please,
but spring is coming.
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