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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, May 15, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 13

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ROYAL BEAUTIES OE EUROPE' REJSElAGAINSt
COURT MATCHMAKERS-T& PICK BEAUX A
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Patricia.
Theco nrptu nrino!!AQ threaten to remain ; in crip until thou ate nnrmrfioJ
to marry whom theyvish.
London, May 15. The princesses
of Europe are going on a" strike a
strike against that royal institution,
the matchmaker'
The princesses of Europe are not
unwilling to marry, but if marry they-
must they want to select their own
partners in life's promenade; they
want to be "wooed and wan" same
as ojther girls, and they are going to
serve notice on meddlesome ambas
sadors and'ambitiou dowagers that
in future they will choose their own
beaux, and that royal matchmakers
may Iqok around for other 0b's
That the strike will be wqn is a
foregone conclusion,- gs the msur
gehts'have placed their'oavsei in the
hands of the bravest and loveliest
of the royal bejles, Princess "Pat,"
daughter of the Duke of Connaught,
who has long been the despair of the
court .matchmakers
To suffrage, and that awful thing
known as feminism, the distressed
dowagers charge the insurrection of
Spinsters that promises to cause a
social revolution that will be 'felt in
every court in Europe Whether they
are suffragists or not, the princesses
have catight the mdependent spirit of
the times, and like other disciples of
the feminist movement they want "to
live their own lives," and they don't
want to be bartered for titles or gold
Independence ilieans more" to them
hani-o-el prestige.
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