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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 11, 1914, NOON EDITION, Image 14

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1,000,000 WOMEN IN NATION-WIDE FIGHT
AGAINST LAWS OF NATION
Sirs. Mary I. Wood of Portsmouth,
N. H., head of the bureau of informa
tion, will probably lead the debate in
favor of "sane styles for sane wo
men." This is what she has to say:
"Women have written to me, both
T)prsonally and as manager of the
bureau of information of the General
Federation of Women's Clubs, com
plaining that they were unable any
longer to buy skirts which did not
hinder locomotion. x
"Men have stopped me on the
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Raiding the Citadel of Dame Fashion.
Will nearly 1,000,000 daughters of
Eve raid the citadel of Dame Fashion
and call a nation-wide strike on modern-day
styles of dress during the
meeting of the General Federation of
Women's Clubs?
Has long-suffering femininity real
ly decided at last to combine against
the fetters of fad?
street to call my attention to some
particular noticeable costume one
of those which covered everything
and concealed nothing and have
asked if there was not something that
could be done about it.
"Influenced by these things, I
moved by my own observation, I am
led to ask myself and the club women

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