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a race of real men, must be called in
to full relationship to life, must feel
a dominion over life not a crushing
qut of all personality by life.
"She must be the mistress of her
work, not an automaton. Man must
be made to see that woman has her
own different personality from his
and that this potential contribution
to the race must be developed and in
serted into the race not crushed and
"And how are women going to pro
ceed to impress on man that she has
a spring of unique, untapped person
ality?" I asked.
"Fight!" smiled back Mrs. Robins.
"Fight until .the employers come
to time. Reach an agreement be
tween these two powers just as states
work under a state s rights agree
ment. "And what will be your weapons?"
"The gradual coming-to-be of
more jobs than there are good work
ers and the ballot!
"But it's mostly the ballot!
"That's why Mrs. Pankhurst
should, must, be the greatest figure
in all our history to all women who
work at home or out in the world.
For she is the fighter who is going
to give us the rod to strike the rock
that has ribbed over for centuries,
perhaps forever, woman's greatest
gift to the world woman's person
ality!" o 05-
Seattle, Wash., Oct. 18. Judge
John E. Humphries, whose activity
against Socialist street speakers re
cently caused his "carnival of con
tempt trials," suddenly changed front
completely and dissolved his injunc
tion against street speaking.
Willie's Aunt Won't you have an
other piece of pie, Willie? Willie,
sighing N'm, thank you! Willie's
Aunt You seem to be suffering from
loss of appetite, young man. Are you
ill? Willie, sighing again Nb'm.
What I'm sufferin' from is politeness!
MRS. PANKHURST ON HUNGER
STRIKE IN U. S.
New, York, Oct. 18. Mrs. Emme-
line Pankhurst decided to postpone
hunger strike when she was informed
by her attorney over long distance
telephone that she would be released
on bail tomorrow.
New York, Oct. 19. The hunger
strike has been transplanted to Ellis
Island. This little dot in Upper New
York Bay, the gateway to the "land
of the free" for millions annually, is
the scene of its first staging. And
the star actress is Emmeline Pank
hurst, militant suffrage leader and,
advocate of violence.
Taken from La Provence this
morning and forced to stand an ex
amination regarding her fitness to
land Mrs. Pankhurst eloquently de
fended her actions in England. It was
all for the cause, she Insisted, and
when confronted with alleged acts of
herself and followers Involving moral
turpitude she dramatically exclaimed:
"If what I have been guilty of in
my fight for the rights of English wo
men to vote is to be called moral
turpitude then all I care to say is
that your forefathers who fdught in
the revolutionary war, and the men
who spilled the tea into Boston harru
bor were guilty of the same crime."
Mrs. Pankhurst bitterly denounced
the special inquiry board for the man
ner in which it conduoted the inquiry.
Its members were equipped with in
numerable clippings from the British
newspapers setting forth what she
and her followers had done. And
when the board finally announced
that she was undesirable and would
be returned to England -she shouted:
"All right if you can stand it then
t can, too. But I want to warn you
that I will not eat a single morsel of
food while I am detained a prisoner
here at this station.
Mrs. Pankhurst will "be granted
right to appeal to Washington.