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Cincinnati; O., June 17. Mrs.
'Edward-B. McLean,', owner of
$25,000,000 lefts "by Mier 'father,
iThomas Walsh, J mining king of
Denver, was at ;the Sinton hotel
Saturday, with her husband, a
maid, 85 dresses 'and 20 trunks.
But dress-is not the,only thing
that interests Mrs. McLean. As
the mother. . of the "millionaire
baby," who ..received a fortune of
$16,000,000 'from'his; grandfather
at his birth, -twoyars; "ago, she
Confessed that she was" more in
terested in children and home
than anything else.
, "I don't believe in suffrage,"
said Mrs. McLean very forcibly.
'Twouldn't want to vote a.nd I
a;m perfectly satisfied to have my
husband represent me. I am
afraid that if women should vote
and enter politics the great spirjt
of chivalry would die out among
"And I believe in men working,
even if they have means to sup
port thent in jdleness," she added.
Her husband is the rich son of
John R. McLean, publisher, of
Cincinnati and Washington.
"I want my baby, Vincent, to
go to college and then be ad
mitted to the bar when he grows
up. I wouldn't like to think of
him just being interested in
sports and horses."
Money just chases after Mrs.
Jf Mrs. McLean goes to a
bridge party, she wins a prize.
She can't-help it.
Recently she went to the races
jiist because she is an. ardent
horsewoman herself and not be
cause she wanted to make any
She'came home just $950 richer
than when she entered the auto
mobile gate with her husband.
, Mrs. McLean looked over the
racing card and noticed the name
"What a pretty name," .she said
to her husband and immediately
despatched a messenger ' to bet
$50 on the horse of that name.
The owner of the horse, E. R,
i-a 5; '