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FUTURE BRITISH KING TO WED'
Pretty Princess Jolande, daughter
of King Victor Emanuel of Italy, is
soon to be affianced to Prince Ed
ward of Wales, heir apparent to the
throne of Great Britain, according
to reports from Rome. Prince Ed
ward recently visited Rome, where
he met the 15-year-old princess.
airs. Grace Taylor, the charming
young hostess of Freedom, enter
tained most delightfully with a for
mal two-course dinner the other
evening. Covers were laid for 35 and
maple sugar and pickles were served.
Columbus, Ohio, State Journal
FIRST WOMEN'S PARTY COMES'
IN WITH A BANG!
With a threat of 3.000,000 votes
against the presidential candidate
who doesn't put in his platform
"Votes for Women," the first wom
an's party in the world came into ex
istence last night at the Blackstone
theater through an enthusiastic au
dience of more than 1,000 women. $ )
Mrs. O. H. 'P. Belmont issued the
call to women to use their vote
against any candidate not favoring
national suffrage for women. She
"We of the Congressional Union,
ask the 3,000,000 women in the U. S.
who have the power to vote to here '
officially notify the candidates for
president of all parties and all vary
ing degrees of selfishness and indif
ference that unless they pledge
themselves to free all women of the
U. S., and to work for that freedom,
they will not get one woman's vote."
For almost five minutes the cheer
ing lasted. Hats were thrown into -the
air. Flags were waved. ' Then
Mrs. Belmont was asked to say it all
over again and to say it slowly.
She repeated it and added: "We
can make it possible this year for
either a Democratic or Republican
president to be elected. They didn't
free the negroes by states. Why;
should they free us that way?"
Platform for the Woman's party
and election of campaign committee
will be a part of the proceedings at
the session this afternoon.
At the meeting at the Blackstone
theater tonight representatives of
all national parties will address the e
convention on claims of their party
to the support of the women voters.
The second suffrage body making 0
a fight for suffrage in Chicago this
week, the National Woman Suffrage
Assembly, will hold its first meeting
this morning at the Princess theater.
Martin B. Madden, representative
from the First Illinois district in con
gress, will speak on "What Would.