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title: 'The Day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 06, 1916, LAST EDITION, Image 27',
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"Why should I not end it all? ?The
best, strongest, most courageous
woman I have ever known did it" '
"Miss Katon thought a moment
while the tears ran down her cheeks,
then her hand came straight out
from the shoulder to clasp min, 'Doc
tor,' she said, 'I'll stick.'
"And stick she did, through all the
torments of a slow death, but I tell
you solemnly that had she not set the
example my body would have been
taken from the river that night Har
ry left me."
"The ambulance is here," said
Dick from the doorway.
(To Be Continued.)
COMMANDER BOOTH IS ILL IN
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The commander of the Salvation
army is ill in New York and unable
to fill lecture engagements. Miss
Booth has been taking an active part
in Red Cross work. She is pictured
here in nurse uniform.
PLAN BIG NEW MOVE FOR THE
Miss Alice Paul, national chairman
of the Congressional Union for
Woman Suffrage, is in Chicago to se
lect a location for holding a great
woman voters' convention here at
the same time that the Republican
national convention is held in June.
"You don't have to be the biggest
group to count politically," said Miss
Paul, "only the most independent
group. The women of the west are
now able to swing the electoral votes
of their states one way or the other.
"We are, therefore, not asking that
the Republican, Democratic or any
other party endorse suffrage, but we
will go to congress and force it to
make an amendment to the constitu
tion which will give us the right to
Miss Paul was interested in the
plans of Chicago women for welcom
ing the distinguished eastern women
who will spend two days of active
kw6rk in Chicago before swinging
west for a tour of every suffrage
The eastern suffrage tourists will
be in Chicago, April 10 and "11.
Among the members of the party will
be Mrs. 0. H. P. Belmont, Mrs. Har
riot Stanton Blatch, Mrs. Florence
Bayard Hilles, Mrs. Inez Milholland
Boissevain, Mrs. John Rogers, Mrs.
Townsend Schott, Mrs. Rob't Baker
and a score of others prominent in
the fight for equal rights.
Miss Grace Abbott and Miss Mary
Bartelme and Miss Sophinisba
Breckenridge, Illinois workers, will
join the party here.
Largest cotton producing county
in the United States, Ellis county,
Tex., yielded H3.714 bales last year,
more than six times the amount pro
duced in the whole state of Virginia
and more than was raised in either
Missouri or Florida.
Sags in roof-gutters may act as
mosquito breeding places.