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comes on briefly in the first act mere
ly to explain-what follows, and they
reject for themselves and for their
children the right of being supported
by the fattier under any and all cir
cumstances! More daring even than the plea for
the right of every child to legitimacy
is the crusade to establish the moth
er's right to say whether or not and
when her .qhild shall be born.
"Advanced" women, generally, be
lieve that every woman should have
the right to say whether or not she
shall have children, but they ask for
no woman and no physician the right
to decree that it shall die. They say
that every child shall, be the con
scious and voluntary creation of the
mother, but that life, once summon
ed, shall not be destroyed.
BIC DAMAGE DONE BY EARLY
SEVERE LAKE STORM
Half a million dollars in wrecked
docks, washed-out boulevards, up
rooted trees and damaged telegraph
and telephone lines was the result
today of the most severe early win
ter storm that has swept the lake re
gion and the Middle West for many
Tremendous breakers, hurled In by
a stiff gale, were still dashing in upon
the lake front early today;, but .the
force of the storm bad been spent.
Capt, Carlin of the Chicago lifesaving"
station declared the storm to have
been the most severe he had error,
experieuced.on the eat .Lakes. He
considered" it nothing short of mira
culous that scores of lives were not
The lake region and the country
east of Chicago apparently suffered'
most from the storm. Reports froml
Wisconsin and Minnesota early toflay'
told of a severe gale and- sudden.,
drops in temDatui-es, bvt the Far
West states are reported to have
missed the storm.
MEMBER OF NEW INDUSTRIAL
Mrs.! J. Borden Harriman.
The only woman on the commis
sion Mrs. J. Borden Harriman is
a prominent tyew York society wo
men. Her husband is a banker and
broker. Before her marriage Mrs.
Harriman was Florence Jaffray
Hurst. She has been identified for
years with many important move
ments for civic betterment.
During the last presidential cam
paign Mrs. Harriman played a con
spicuous part as president of the Wo
men's National Wilson and Marshall
President Woodrow Wilson has a
very quick wit A man in the course
of an animated conversation, notic
ing that Mr. Wilson's eyeglasses were
perched perilously near the tip of his
pose, remarked: "Your glasses, gov
ernor, are almost m your f mouth."
"That's all right," wasthe quick re
sponse, "I want to see what I'm talk
o o .
Oregon was the first state to de
clare Labor Day a holiday. The law
was passed in 1887,