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may always be harder for a body of
men Jo go out to do things, to reform,
than it will be for women. They are
not quite free from the fighting in
It is said that one of the charms of
political life is the fighting element
that still remains ;the consciousness
that you are one of a large body of
men going out to battle against your
enemy of the other party.
If -we lack all of that training and
have now come into this new move
ment with the power of acting to
gether, we ought to bring a distinct
factor in the peace of the world.
We ought to make it clear that
bodies of people can act together
without this fighting spirit, without
the spirit of competition, without the
spirit of rivalry; simply moved by a
common impulse, going out to do the
things which ought to be done, and
finally we have at last learned to do
So it seems to me we are, as wo
men's organizations, bringing into
the civilizing forces or shall I say
social forces? or those things which
make for progress, a new combina
tion which while it does make for
progress will make for peace as per
haps no organizations have ever done
before. I hope that it is not fantastic,
and I hope we will show that it is true.
GERMAN KAISERIN MAY TRY
Berlin. That the kaiserin is seri
ously ill of a malady which has fail
ed of diagnosis by specialists is the
current belief. It is said that the em
peror has indicated that he would be
pleased if she would try Christian
Science, since medical skill has fail
ed, but that her materialistic trend
of thought has prevented this plan.
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THE LAST FRANCO-GERMAN WAFT
IN A NUTSHELL
The rapidity with which Germany
accomplished its purpose in the Franco-Prussian
of 1870-71 is shown in
the following table:
War declared July 19, 1870.
July 28 Hah a million Germans
August 2 Minor French success at
August 4 French defeat at Weis
senberg. August 6 French defeat at Worth.
August 16 German triumph in
three days' batte at Gravelotte.
September 1 French disaster at
Sedan, followed by surrender and
flight of the emperor.
September 16 Germans appear
October 27 Metz falls.
January 28, 1871 Paris capitu
lates. May 10, 1871 Peace of Frankfort-on-Main.
PLEASANT TIME WAS HAD
"Is it necessary for you to have a
fight at your house every time you
have a christening?"
"Well, judge, it's" the only way our
set can get a social event into the