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v . - v LI I W I
catching at her breath. "Jim, you
dear old boy, I am so glad. It is just
like a romance."
"I was afraid " stammered Jim.
"I mean, after our always having
meant so much to eacbother "
Perhaps circumstances alter cases.
At any rate, Rita was conscious of an
entire change in sentiment regarding
celibacy. Of course, nobody suspect
ed this, and yet there was a certain
shyness in her manner as she invited
John Campbell to call, which bore
fruit,- later, in a double wedding on
the same day."
(Copyright by W. G. Chapman.)
WORLD WAR HAS MADE WOMEN EQUALS OF,
MEN, SAYS MRS. PANKHURST!
New York, Jan. 25. "War at last I
has done one thing for women that
peace never accomplished almost
overnight in the fighting nations it
has raised them, at last to full equal
ity with men!"
Such was the amazing statement
of Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst, leader
of England's militant suffragists, who
before the war gave London a reign
of terror that even the Zeppelins have
been unable to reproduce.
But now Mrs. Pankhurst is no
longer militant against anyone or
anything British, and she has come
to America to win aid for the suffer
ing people of Serbia, England's un
And England's erstwhile fiery fem
inist had just been freed from the
jaws of Ellis island when she con
sented to give her views on women
and the world war to the representa
tive of The Day Book.
"The happiest place is the home
for SOME women!" began Mrs.
Pankhurst, who has won millions of
women OUT of the home. But she
smiled quickly, "So is it, too, for some
"We, in England, have ceased all to
gether to speak or think of women
as having one kind of work and men
"We are individuals, each and every
one of us, giving our best to our coun
try. Even in the work of war, which
man calls particularly his own, wom
an has come to his side. Th& women
of Serbia fought with the men in the
"The war, in fact, has broken down
every generalization about the place
where women are happiest I have
seen noble women in England who
are happiest now down on their
hands and knees scrubbing hospital
"So you see, the war has shown
that women are wonderul' patriots,"
A hint to bashfuli lovers: A woman
is seldom as cold as she-looks,