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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 09, 1913, Image 1

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FOR LADIES ONLYBILLIE BURKE HAS MADE A
WONDERFUL DISCOVERY STORY INSID'E
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N. D. Cochran,
TSditor and Publisher.
398
500 South Peoria St
TeL Monroe 353.
VOL. 2, NO 214 Chicago, Monday, June 9, 1913 ONE CENT
A WORLD-WIDE MOVEMENT OF WOMEN TO
FREE THEMSELVES FROM SLAVERY TO MEN
The' New Emancipation The Woman's Uprising Crops
Out in Various Manifestations in All Corners of the
Earth-Man, by Exploiting Woman Industrially,
Has Forced Her to Fight for Liberty.
BY N. D. COCHRAN
Do YOU know that right now the women of the world are fighting for
liberty?
If you don't it is because you d6n't put two and two together when you
read newspapers and. magazines.
But that's one trouble with newspaper reading. Newspapers are hur
riedly made and hurriedly read. You read today's headlines today and to
morrow's headlines tomorrow, and the next day you forget both, when you
'read that day's headlines and stories.
There may be a story on one page of today's paper and another story
on another page. They appear to hav6 no connection, yet in fact there is
an intimate connection. And you only get the real'value of the news when
you put two. and two together.
To illustrate. You read of the English suffragettes burning a house.
That's one story. You read another of the department store girls in Buf
falo striking for higher pay and better working conditions. That's another
story. Then you read about a suffrage parade in Washington, an argument
by Illinois women for easier divorce laws, an investigation of the low wages
of women by the O'Hara commission, a speech by Mrs. Raymond Robins
in St. Louis on the organization of women in trades unions, the adoption of
a minimum-wage-for-women plantf in Teddy's platform, women of the
Orient takiifg off the veils of centuries and showing their faces, the organ
ization of another woman's club, women smoking in public in .fact, a
thousand and one stories about women, and each a separate story.
Yet all these stories are so many manifestations of one movement
the emancipation of woman from slavery to man, an uprising of woman
all over the world, a striving for liberty and. equality, a fight for freedom.
Ypu may fce disgusted with the violence of the English suffragettes,
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