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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 16, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 23',
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right from wrong in the torture
chamber of bitter experience
"Our advancement along social
lines will eventually lead us to regard
maternity as a business, the same as
keeping babies or running a store.
The time will come maybe not in
my time, but eventually when the
state will care for mothers during
their incapacitated period.
"Women of today are less emo
tional than they were a generation
ago. Girls are less sentimental. A
girl of today knows there is more in
life than gaining a smattering of lit
erature and learning a few rag-time
ballads or being made love to by
some empty-pated youth. We are
growing away from sentimentality
about all things, especially about
home life. We know that a woman's
sphere is not bounded by her front
and back doors. Women hare been
denied the proper sort of education
for centuries. It is just now that they
have been given their due. Equal
suffrage means that women will have
an equal right to do big, things with
the men and economic independence
for women means the end of immor
ality." o o 1
In the forthcoming elections in
Norway there will be 12 women
among the 62 conservative candi
dates, 9 among 37 liberals, 12 among
45 independents and 9 among 69 so
cialists. A girl in Mississippi asks the sum
of $17,000 damages for a stolen kiss.
The Woman's Club of Jacksonville
will establish a central city market.
A woman tax collector lives and
works in Sycamore, 111.
School children in Lane county,
Oregon, are to have lessons in road
Dr. Ethel Smyth, musical compos
er, has announced that she bequeaths
the interest of her fortune to the Wo
man's Social nnd Political Union to
be used for the suffrage cause until
the women win the ballot in England.
WOMAN SUED FOR ALIENATING
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Boston, Mass. The""new woman"
has gained a new distinction. A wom
an Professor Blanche C. Martin
is named as defendant by Dr. Harrie
V. Dunmoor in a suit. Causing his
wife, Leone M. Benner-Dunmoor, to
leave him and file suit for divorce
breaking up his home and alienating
his wife's affections, are a few of the
charges brought by Dr. Dunmoor.
Prof. Margin is professor of physical
culture in the Lasell seminary at Au
burndale, Mass. She says Dr. Dun
moor's suit is a joke, but she'll "fight
to the last ditch."
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