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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, November 12, 1915, LAST EDITION, Image 13

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BE CAREFUL. CONGRESSMAN HENRY- THEY'VE Jl
GOT THEIR EYES ON YOU!
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ROBERT LEE HENR.Y
Robert Lee Henry of Texas, sir, is
not a lady's man. Everybody in
Waco will tell youthat
To Congressman Henry those of
the fair and busy sex who dwell with
out his family circle are creatures of
only the vaguest interest
And yet
This serious leader of political af
fairs, has had wished upon him the
concentrated attention of 100,000
women for the next five months.
The "concentrated attention" is
designed to win prosaic ballots rather
than to lure bouquets or billet doux
Congressman Henry, be it known,
is chairman of the committee on
rules In the house of representatives.
When the Susan B. Anthony suffrage
amendment is brought before the
next congress it will be referred final
ly to the rules committee, and the
chairman will hold the fate of woman
suffrage in the hollow of his hand.
"What chance," asks Mrs. Medill
McCormick, "has a congressman
when 100,000 women concentrate
their attention unon him for five
months."
And from Congressman Henry's
bailiwick one seems to hear the echo:,
"What chancel"
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