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ing its belief in government of the
people, by the people and for the peo
ple, declares itself in favor of wom
an's suffrage as an act of justice to
one-half the adult population of the
Among the1 strongest arguments
made by the women were the snappy
banners carried in the parade. These
live bits were paraded before the eyes
of the standees along the'curb:
"We want to be citizens. Do we
look desirable ?"
"A woman made your flag."
"For evil tricks in politics, let
women be the antidote."
"Ask dod, he knows. Mother told
"Rah, rah, rah, who are we? The
balance of power, politically."
"History of human progress. First
ridicule. Then rights. Then re
spect" "A sidestepped never progresses.'
"Without a suffrage plank all the
platfprms look alike to us."
"Government by and for the peo
ple. Aren't we people?"
'"Women the de-voted mothers
of our country."
"Get your ribs back here they
"We can vdte for president watch
jour step." ,
"Votes for women is the real key
not All the rest is noise."
The- exclusive North Shore-social
set who usually ride in upholstered
limousines, walked as patiently- as
any. Among this group were Mrs.
Chatfield-Taylor, Mrs. Kellogg-Fair-'banks
and Miss Sesiette Ryerson.
"ThereH Be a Hot Time in the Old
Town Tonight" relieved the mgno
tony of muffled bands' doleful "Mas
sa's in the Cold, Cold Ground" and
"Dixie." . .
One banner more peppery than the
others announced: "She Stands to
Conquer; She's Tired of Stooping."
"She" sure stood a Jot to conquer
Wednesday. The fact that the women
folks trudged on through the driz
bling fain will probably have more
effect than if they had paraded at the
"End of a Perfect Day." '
HARDING'S SPEECH TO G. 0. P
LACKS REAL PUNCH
The G. 0. P., will tie up with the
Bull Moose f Roosevelt withdraws
The Bull Moose will tie up with the
G. 0. P. if Roosevelt is nominated. 1 $L)
That was the situation that greeted
delegates of both parties today.
A telegram was sent Roosevelt
last night by "W. P. Jackson, national
committeeman from Maryland, ask
ing him to come to Chicago and talk
peace terms with the Old Guard. It
intimated that Roosevelt might be
given the privilege ol the convention
floor if he came here in a mood for
peace. Roosevelt has not yet an
swered. George Perkins, who has been try
ing to reach a peace agreement with
the Old Guard, is having his own
troubles. The 0. G. does not take
kindly to his efforts and the radical
members of the Bull Moosers do not
like the way he's flirting around with
the 0. G.
The talk for Hughes appeared
stronger on the surface after yes
terday's session, but the allies are
still declaring they are strong
enough to eliminate him.
The only interesting thing about
the openirfg of the convention yes
terday was the band that played in
the far end of the Coliseum. Sen.
Warren G. Harding, temporary chair
man, who was counted on to capture
the first day's session for' the old
bosses, fell down on the job.
The allies won the first skirmish
when they appointed Sen. Reed -Smoot
as chairman of the credentials Cj
The Republican rules committee
refused any further cut of delegate
strength in the south.
A conference between G. O. P. and
Progressive leaders will be held to
night Each side will attend dressed
in their war paint