Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
351 YOU SELL NY WIFE S0M6THJNS
' "FOR HET? DOG JUST NOW ?
I HIT. DT IER
I BOS SET V6XL
" Y ygss, rBeueFE v -l"' I
i i mi U i .
ON THS CONTRARY
, .. ARE ON TttE JOB .
The Chicago suffragettes today
launched their militant campaign
to secure .an expression from-the
voters on the question of equal
suffrage at' the primary Aptil 9.
Prevented by city ordinance
from making speeches- from taxi
cabs on the street cornersin the
loop district, the women invaded
shops and factories with banners
bearing kmany entghtening slo
ganV some o.f which fead as fol
"Don't be alarmed your 'socks
will 4e -mended."
"Don't be afraid that your din
ner' will "be- cbld." V ' "
"Don't be afraid that your chil
dren will be neglected."
"Don't be afraid that the study
of government will take more
time than shopping, gossip or
bridge whist. That's why we
want vptes for women."
After a day of marching with
banners, taxicab speechmaking in
the outside districts, a giant mass
meeting will be held tonight.
ARE YOU GUILTY?
A keen student of " human na
ture must have written thisine:
When you see a -young man
sailing up the street shortly after
midnight with his collar crum
pled, you can make up your mind
that there's a yoUng girl crawling
upstairs not far distan.t, with her
shoes-sUnder her arm and an ex
tinguished lamp in her hand (