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WOMEN PREACH SUFFRAGE GOSPEL TO WAR
MUNITION PLANT WORKERS AT MIDNIGHT ,
Into the munitions factories of the east a squad of intrepid western
suffragists are carrying the war for women's votes and helping the east to
win suffrage at the elections Nov. 2, Mrs. Walter McNab Miller of Colum
bia, Mo., shown in the picture at the. right, Miss Margaret Torrison of Chi-
cago beside her, Miss Margaret Koop "of Chicago third in line, and Miss Elsa.
Koop at the end are members of the "midnight squad" that is preaching
suffrage gospel to all-night workers in the munitions factories.
ANOTHER CASE WHERE ADA M.
COX PLAYS GIRL'S PART
Lawrence E. Bacon, manager office
concern, First National Bank bldg.,
seems to have left Chicago. His wife
has gone along to be with him if he
has to "face the music."
Meanwhile Miss Ada M. Cox, the
girl who made Rufus Edwards, mil
lionaire St. Paul lumberman, come
across with $17,000 and then got him
indicted for violating the Mann law
with her, has told federal officials a
startling tale which involves Bacon.
Bacon, Miss Cox says, met her on
a street car and later she went to
Kansas City, St Louis, Milwaukee
and other places and stopped with
him at hotels.
For a long while the two had not
been on trips together. Bacon pass
ed her up and went back to the love
of his wife, says Miss Cox. ,
Miss Cox has asked federal author
ities if her pushing a white slavery"
case against Bacon would prejudice'
the Mann law case against Rufus
Edwards, which she is backing.
Edwards met her in a Chicago bus
iness office. She says he sent her a
ticket to come to St Paul and she
went and lived with him three days.
Then she sued and got $17,500, After
ward Edwards married the daughter
of U. S. Senator Clapp, who said she
did not care if Edwards did have a
bachelor's past It was after his wed
ding and after he had paid the $17,