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DEFEAT IN NEW JERSEY HAS
ONLY EGGED WOMEN ON
Washington, Oct 28. The failure
of woman suffrage to carry in New
Jersey has made it certain that wom
en suffragists all over the United
States will now turn to still more
concentrated efforts to secure suf
frage by the submission of a federal
constitutional amendment. This pro
posal received a vote in both senate
and house in the last congress and
the size of the vote amazed many
people. Since then two states have
been added to the suffrage column
and congressmen have been subject
ed to an educational campaign in the
In anticipation of the winter's ac
tivities, two women are now making
a transcontinental automobile tour to
bring resolutions and petitions from
California to congress. They are
Mrs. Sarah Bard Field and Miss
Francis Jolliffe, in a machine run by
two women, Miss M. A. Kindberg and
Miss Ingeborg Kinstedt, of Rhode
Island. The car has had many ad
ventures, already having been lost in
the desert, held up by mountain
storms and various excitements inci
dental to transcontinental motoring.
The car was due Oct. 26 at Lincoln,
Neb., moving east by way of Corn
ing, Des Moines and Cedar Rapids,
la.; Chicago, DL; Lafayette and In
dianapolis, Ind.; Columbus and Cleve
land, O.; Syracuse and Albany, N. Y.;
Springfield and Boston, Mass.; Provi
dence, R. L; New Haven, Conn.; New
ark, N. J.; Philadelphia, Pa.; Wil
mington, DeL; Baltimore, Md.; and
arriving at Washington Monday, Dec.
6, the opening day of congress. Add
ing to the picturesqueness of the
campaign, it is expected that 5,000
women, mostly voters from the west,
will mass at Washington, and at the
same time there is to begiven a large
pageant showing the life of Susan B.
Anthony, the pioneer worker for a
federal suffrage amendment.
for an editor's wife tp accuse his "
paper publicly of suppressing the
news, but Mrs. Medill McCormick,
whose husband is one of the owners '
atfd an editorial writer of the Chicago
Tribune, said in an interview:
"We have been unable to get our
views of the garment workers' strike
published in the newspapers. We
have asked the newspapers to pub
lish facts which we believe offer con-
vincing proof that the police are
under the influence of the garment,
manufacturers. These facts have"
hot been printed!"
Mrs. McCormick is aiding the girl
garment workers' strike for living
wages and decent working conditions.
The subscribers to the big loan of
the allies have issued a statement the
gist of which seems to he that if we
are to continue to sell products to
England and France we must -pay;
The continued activity of subma- -rines
indicates ' there is still lots oJT!
room at the bottom.
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