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THERE IS A STORY INSIDE ABOUT A WOMAN
WHO SAYS SHE WAS KICKED INTO FAME
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D.' Cochran, -'ggga&X, 500 South Peoria St
' Editor and Publisher. TglsPr, dyB TeL Monroe 353.
VOL.2, N0.211 Chicago, Thursday, June 5, 1913
GOOD WOMEN ARE BEING IMPOSED ON ABOUT.
HEARSTS "MASS MEETING OF MOTHERS"
Affair Would Not Be Worth a Paragraph If It Were Not
for That Fact Here's What Actually Happened at
Last Nighfs Mass Meeting of Hearst, by
& Hearst, Against Judge Cooper.
Hearst Examiner's "mass meeting of mothers to denounce Judge
William Fenimore Cooper," held in the Auditorium hoteMast night, was one
of the most ridiculous affairs this city ever suffered from.
If it were not that a number of good women were imposed on, and that
more good women will be imposed on by the misrepBesentations in the
Hearst newspapers as to what actually occurred, it would not be worth
There were less than two hundred women at the "mass" meeting.
Mighty few of them looked to be mothers. A dozen or so were women con
nected with the Juvenile Protective League, who had come to the meeting
with a pre-arranged program. They ran the meeting. A dozen or so more
were city or county employes under the domination of the Hearst machine.
They applauded the machine. The
rest were women who had come to
the meeting with the idea that it
would be an open meeting at which
fair play would rule. ,
There was no fair play. The
"mass"meeting was not even given
a chance to organize. There was no
open discussion as to what should be
done. There was no chance for a
woman who thought differently from
those running the meeting to -be
heard until it was too late. Such a
woman alwaya was "out of order."
There was nothing except gavel rule,
machine tactics, a great deal of ex
citement and a near riot.
After last night little Elihu Root
must give way to Mrs. Minona S.
Jones as the greatest gaveller in his
tory. Mrs. Jones called the meeting. She
assumed the chairmanship at the
very teginning. And she stuck to it
until she felt called upon to climb on
the table an put one foot on the ink
well. The resolution which was adopted
(?) was drawn up before the meet-