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his 'wife's desk and give the detective
the fprbidden pamphlet on birth-control.
For this offense Sanger is now
awaiting trial and is liable, if con
victed, to Imprisonment for one year
and a fine of $1,000- -.
To save her husband Mrs. Sanger
is about to return to the United States
and take his place in the prisoner's
dock, if she is permitted to do this.
In a letter just received in New York
from her hiding place in England the
"Woman Rebel" says:
1 refused to go meekly like a lamb
to the slaughter when I saw thatthe
court was prejudiced against me. And
noy they try to trick me into rushing
to the aid of my comrade and pal and
to the aid of my three' little ones, who
will be left unprotected by this im
prisonment. The sufferings of one
who is loved by me could be no more
deeply burned into my soul than the
sufferings and anguish' of other wom
en's loved ones left alone in sorrow
by death which has been caused by
Mrs. Sanger Is an extreme radical
on all subjects, but the women who
have rallied to her aid by the forma
tion of the Birth Control league rep
resent every shade of liberal opinion
in New York.
- On the league's executive commit
tee are 'Jessie Ashley, prominent
woman lawyer, and Mrs. Clara Gruen
irig Stillman, Mrs. Mary Ware Den
nett and Anita C. Block, well-known
writers and suffragists. -Henrietta
Rodman, the militant teacher who led
the recent victorious fight for teacher-mothers
against a reactionary
board of education, is also interested.
Men members of the league include
Lincoln Steffens, Bolton Hall, Paul
Kennaday, Otto Bobsien, James E,
Morton, Jr.; Chas. T. HalUnan and
Chicago Chapter Bohemian Alli
ance, 80,000 members, forwarded
resolutions to Pres. Wilson, condemn
ing sinking of Lusitania.
From top- to' botjom, Mrsr. Sanger,
Mr. William Sanger and Mrs. Mary
Ware Dennett '