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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, January 30, 1913, Image 2

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down here look with different
eyes on a woman than a man.
That is the trouble and that is the
disgrace of American ways.
"Every pufcjic officer roust en
force the law whether a man or a
woman is guilty. Dr. Booth did
not stand well in this community.
He himself should have been in
dicted in this court three years
ago. "But he wasn't."
(The court referred to the
death of Mrs. Booth No. 1, and
the marriage of Dr. Booth to the
woman now accused fifteen days
later.)
"That was one' lapse of the
law. It is no reason for another.
By our tolerance for the crimes
of women we are cultivating a
disrespect of the law. The worst
crimes in the history of the world
were committed by women."
Dundee, Jan. 30.-Just as the
mayor was extending the free
dom of the city o Prime Minister
Asquith today a band of militant
suffragettes stormed the hall.
The women shouted "traitor"
and "coward" as they charged
down on the prime minister. Po
lice and men in the audience pre-1
venieo mem reacnmg mm,
One suffragette climbed over
the balcony rail and was going to
jump down on the heads of those
below when a man dragged her
back. All of the women were
roughly handled.
London, Jan. 30. The national
convention of the Labor Party by
a vote of 850 to 437 today in
structed all labor members of
Purtttmtnt to opooie tivy fran
chise reform bill wnich didnot in
clude ves for women, regardless
of any alliance now exiting be
tween the Labor Party and the
Liberals-
The Suffragette, the vgtes for
women publication, edited by
CristabeJ Pakhuft, for whom
all Scotland Yard is hunting, to
day says :
"The issue depends solely on
the women. Unless they are pre
pared to pay the price they can
not expect any help from the men.
Militancy is the only weapon lett
us. 'Its possibilities, are far from
exhausted."
The guerilla warfare of the
miltant was carried on today
Letter boxes were tampered with
in every. quarter of London- In
many places the women used an
acid that caused the contents of
the boxes to take fire.
"Bashibazoukesses" ig the lat
est slang term for the militants
under the leadership of "General"
Mrs. Drumniond.
It is believed here that the
women intend to carry their
methods further'than ever ip the
immediate future, and that they
will not hesitate at assassination
if necessary to get the ballot
Mrs. Deppard, sister of General
Sir John French, was the maddest
woman in London last night
when some unknown sympathiser
paid her fine of $10 and she was
released from prison.
"Pll destroy more property
now," she said, "I'll lead an army
of women on the property of the
government. I'll get back in

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