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LAST EDITION LAST EDITION
"HOLDING HANDS," BY GOUVERNEUR MORRIS,
STARTS IN THIS ISSUE OF THE DAY BOOK
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper,
N. D. Cochran,
Editor and Publisher,
500 South Peoria St
Tel. Monroe 353.
VOU2.NO. 267 Chicago, Saturday, Aug. 9, 1913
THE DRYS CAPTURE THE SUFFRAGE
EDITION OF THE EXAMINER
Led By Mrs. Stewart, the Prohibition Element Control
Executive Board of Illinois Equal Suffrage League
and Throw Out Two Pages of Advertising.
The Prohibition forces under Mrs. Stewart, whose husband is a tem
perance lecturer, have captured the suffrage edition of the Examiner, put
one over on Mrs. Grace Wilbur Trout and knocked the Illinois Equal Suf
frage League out of the money for two pages of juicy advertising.
The W. C. T. U. started a fight against the so-called suffrage edition
having any liquor advertising in the special edition, and a meeting of the
executive board of the suffrage league was called to take the matter up.
Mrs. Trout, who is in charge of the edition, favored taking two pages
of advertising that had been worked up by Mr. J. P. Daniels, manager of
the Manufacturers' and Dealers' Association of America, to help the edition
and the suffrage cause.
In fact, Mr. Daniels volunteered to get the two pages of advertising
after a conference with Mrs. Trout, in which he explained that his associa
tion and the brewers were friendly to the suffrage cause and were willing
And Mrs. Trout had been helped at Springfield by influential wets in
getting the suffrage bill passed.
As soon as the meeting of the executive committee of the suffrage as
sociation .was called to order, Mrs. Stewart, who led -the-fight for the drys,
1- rim irfi r ' ' - . . .