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40,000 WOMEN ARE TO TAKE
PART IN SUFFRAGE PARADE
Mas. H.M. BROWN
President ofHIIinois Equal Suffrage
Ass'n, Who Sounded the Call for Pa
Suffragists have sdunded the tram'
pet call for the greatest woman's pa
rade ever held in 'America. Forty
thousand of them will march.
Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt, Dr.
Anna Howard Shaw, Jane Addams
and other women conspicuous in the
world's work will lead. Their objec
tive will be the Coliseum and the Jle
publican national convention; their
purpose to demand that the Repub
lican party place a suffrage plank in
The 40,000 paraders will represent
every state in the union.
Although Chicago will have about
200,000 visitors June 7, places where
fhe weary suffragists may lay their
heads will be provided. Mrs. George
Bass, chairman of the hospitality
committee, makes this statement for
the benefit of out-of-towners.
AIN'T NATURE WONDERFUL?
Unnatural History by Fueene Ahern
The Katy Did
Sure she did!
What did she did?
Ask this bug what Katy did and
he'll say she did, then he'll turn right
around and say that Katy didn't
did what Katy was supposed to have
did. Whatever Katy did seems to
worry this hug more than it does
At every other mouthful he con
tradicts himself. Wouldn't he look
swell on the witness stand? This
bug isn't the only thing that finds
himself too busy looking after other
people's business to mind his own.
Wouldn't it be great if this tattle
tale bug and all the others like him
would' all walk west until their hats
WHERE DOESTiEipEND THE
REST OF THE WEEK?N
WANTED Room and 'board, lady, '
3-year-old girl and week-end hus-'
band. In replying please State con-'
veniences and price. Memphis Com--,
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TODAY IN ILLINOIS HISTORY
May 27, 1740. Cherokee Indians
attacked a "convoy" (supply boat)
from New Oreans, between Wabash
and the Illinois rivers; they killed five