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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 18, 1912, Image 20',
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what woman Voter sees at Chicago convention
Mrs. Senator Borah; from a snapshot photograph taken especially
for The Day Book at Chicago.
By Mrs. Marion McConnell
Borah, Wife of the Senator
From the State of Idaho.
I really think the Republican
convention impresses me asit
does every other thinking woman.
It is true that I have voted' in
the state of Idaho ever since 1896,
and have been more or -less in
terested in politics as the laws to
be vpted uponandthe principles
for which my party- stood for
have affected my home. butIam
riot a militant suffragist in any
sense of the tvord.
Naturally as this is my first
visit to a national convention, I
am much interested in the way it
is being conducted. I cannot
make myself believe, however,
that this "is a great history-making
conclave. Rather it seems to
be that which appeals most to the
masculine mind a fight for su
premacy at any 'cost.
The men - are - desperately in
earnest on both sides, and as is