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"In some states," she said, "under
the state method of securing the suf
frage, the amendment must go
through two successive state legisla
tures, as in Pennsylvania, New Jer
sey and New York. This would not
be necessary in adopting a federal
constitutional amendment. As long
as the question must be submitted to
each state legislature by either
method, why not take the easiest
"What 'is to be the special effort
of your congressional committee this
winter, Miss Paul?'
"The party in power is responsi
ble," she answered. "We are going
to demand that the leaders of the
Democratic party take some position
with regard to woman suffrage. We
have already sent three delegations
to call on the president, one from the
National Association, one from the
National College Association and
one from the National Council of
Women Voters. The president told
us that tariff and currency must be
handled to the exclusion of other sub
jects. We shall continue to ask the
president for his support. We shall
ask the Democratic leaders in con
gress for their support. We shall
hold the party in power responsible'
"Will you oppose the re-election of
congressmen and senators who are
opposed to suffrage?"
"We will oppose the candidates of
the Democratic party whether they
oppose or favor suffrage. We must
hold the party in power responsible.
If that party will not grant us suf
frage, then we must oppose that
party at the polls!"
BUTTER AND EGG BOARD CASE
Arguments on the findings of a
master in, chancery in the govern
ment's suit against the Chicago' and
Elgin Butter Boards, were today de
ferred at the request of attorneys for
both sides, and it was announced, that j
the date upon which a federal judge
will review the case will be fixed later.
The findings of the master in chan
cery, upholding the government's
contention that the butter and egg
boards are operating in restraint of
trade, were formally filed with the
,HOYNE SAYS "26" GAME MEN
State's Attorney Maclay Hoyne an
nounced today that cigar store own
ers and saloonkeepers who formerly
ran a "26" djce game were the vic
time of swindling by a gang who
claimed to be collecting a fund with
which to "fix" the state's attorney's
Hoyne said that money in sums of
from $50 to $300 had been collected
from several men. Each brewery was
asked to contribute $800, but turned
down the proposition.
The expose came as a result of the
conviction of Walter Snell, a saloon
and cafe owner, 756 E. 63d street.
Snell was promised an acquittal by
the man who had collected the
money. When he was convicted, an
other dealer who had also given up
money for the promise of immunity
went to Hoyne with the story.
Further action is promised.
THIRD VICTIM OF OAK PARK "L"
Frank McLaughlin, a flagman, run
down, by an Oak Park elevated train
last Monday night, died today. He is
the third victim of the surface rails
in Oak Park.
McLaughlin was employed three
days ago to take the place of W. H.
Warner, who was also killed at the
East avenue crossing. Monday night
Hugh McDougall, who is deaf, did not
hear an approaching train and Mc
Laughlin jumped forward, pushed
him from the track, but was struckv
himself by another train. His collar
bone was broken.
John Gorowick was killed by an
Oak Park "L" train at the grade -crossing
at Harvey avenue and South
Boulevard on Dec. 5. -,