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STATE JOURNAL. FRIDAY EVENING, MAY .11, 1891.
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CONSULT your own INTERESTS by giving us your BUSINESS. m DRY GOODS. m mm o o Kansas mm n 11 A I E, TOPEICA. CLOT 5l 'SJVLtgi sr-vLgi p7?vlS 'dUvISI f3Jvvl5 ; IsiMiaJ eijgj IsiMjsj lsiMjsJ IsiMje Sis sis 15E 5ll PS ttii- - 1st IS ris siMm 317 SLi cn..rai .0. ANNIE SCARES TIIE3I. Little Mrs. Diggs Saya She's the Fierce One AIOSG TEE WOMAN SUFFRAGISTS. Anna Shaw and Annie Dice Talk to the Hie Rally The Topek Part of the Swp" Ended. After making converts without number and making' good speeches too numerous to mentioD, thei equal suffragists con cluded their two days rally with a collec tion ut Hamilton hall last night. The immense audience Wednesday night was repeated last night, and fortu nate were they who got within the door. Mayor Harrison was the first speaker last uiirht. He was followed by Rev. Anna bhaw. She said: "When the ques tion of equal suffrage was before con gress, a Democratic member pointed to the woman's gallery and said, with deep pathos: 'Shall we drag pure, lovely, beautiful women from the pedestal upon which we have placed them, down to our level?' I turned to Miss Anthony and said: 'Susan, did you know men had been worshiping you from a pedestal, all these years?' 'No, but it only goes to show how well men can keep a secret. If men are as bad as they say, and we are as good as they say, then they are not fit to make laws for us angels. Better let us make the laws for a time, and per haps in due process we may get the men up on a pedestal. If we get in congress we won't put our hats in our seats and hang ourselves up in the cloakroom. Jol. Ingersoll says that when women vote, their vote will be controlled by preachers and priests. All right. The ministers represent the best there is in the community, and you men have followed, and are still following worse leaders. "Everything is blamed on the women. I hear it charged that the reason so many young men get'druuk is on account of the brandy their mothers put in mince pies. The only thing i cau't understand is that it should drive the boys straight to the saloon, and the girls who were brought up at the same table, straight to the prayer meeting. "Women have helped the men in all their battles for freedom, and now we ask the men to extend the same help we have never been niggardly in giving. "We have Pilgrim fathers, and fore fathers, and revolutionary fathers, and church fathers, and city fathers. That's what is the matter with the country. It is well euough fathered but not enough mothered. What the nation needs is a little mothering." Mrs. Theresa Jenkins of Wyoming was another speaker, She weighs 19-i pounds, and when she said "I have voted eighteen years and lived through it and I come as an example of what suffrage' has done," there was no little mirth. After a collection and music by the mandolin club the following resolution was pas.-ed unanimously by the men present. The women by a rising vote ex pressed their wish for suffrage. The resolution reads: We, citizens of Shawnee county in mass meeting assembled, are hereby "Resolved, That the political parties of the state be urged to acknowledge in their respective platforms the justice of the pending amendment and the wisdom of its adoption." Mr. Diggs Speech. Mrs. Annie L.. Diggs is no doubt the best kuown woman speaker in Kansas with the possible exception of Mrs. Lease, and is second to that lady only as an orator. Mrs. D.gga made the moat important speech at the meeting yester day, and it was one of those odd, inter esting little speeches such as nobody ex cept Mrs. Diggs can make. People who had never heard her before whispered when she appeared, "Isn't she cute?" She is, and her speech was "just like her." Among other things Mrs. Digg3 said, were: "There is a man in Topeka who says that if the amendment carries the foun dations of society will be shaken and home life will be at an end. We can't feel offended at this statement if a per son is so far behind the times as to make it. It only deserves a laugh and our ridicule." "Any self-respecting woman can go anywhere under the sun unattended, and receive nothing but the most respectful treatment from the man." "It is said that the women can't vote and go to the polls without neglecting their babies and household duties. I notice that we can go to church, or the theater, or a circus, or into society with out anybody, not even the editors howling about the neglected babies. It doesn't take near as long to go to the polls, but the moment we go there the men for the first time in their livos begin to worry about the little ones." "What is the use of going over all these old objections to equal suffrage? They are not arguments, tney are simply objections. There is not one living ar gument today. It is said that we can't go to the polls in safety. I have gone a great many times and I would rather go there than to the post-office on a crowded day. "When I was in Washington I visited the old home of tha father of his coun try at lit Vernon. I saw the negro quarters where the slaves U3ed to gather after their work was over and sang, played their banjos, danced their jigs and ate hoe-cake. They were a happy race then. Later, I visited the Wash ington police court one morning. It seemed to me very much like the old slave auction block. Must of the culprits were colored and many of them were women. The women were ajked questions just as shameful and degrading as any ever asked them when they were offered for sale. I also went through the colored slums where it is not safe for a person to go even in the day time without a star and a blue-coat with you. The grand children of those old slaves were there like hunted ani mals, their hands against every man, plotting mischief and murder. Under these circumstances it seemed to me that the great civil struggle did not accom plish all that was intended. Don't mis understand me. It would have been awful bad that great struggle with its cost of bloodshed and treasure and heart aches been in vain; but as long as this condition prevails the great question of chattel 6lavery is not entire settled." Mrs.. Diggs continued: ."Men and women need each other. They inspire one another.. God made no mistake when he put us on the same planet and put boys and girls in the same family. When a man goes to the far west he becomes semi-civilized. Then he sends for the women foiks and gets civilized again. Both elements are es sential. You men have run the nation a good while and have been only partially successful. The nation has been well fathered, but it hasn't been enough moth ered. You are confronted by conditions you admit baffle you. Better let us help you'out We ask for the franchise riot because it would be nice to vote. We don't care anything about that. Our rea sons are that the country neeeds all the moral and common sense help it can get" "There was a time when this country was not fit to live in, and the atmosphere was not tit to breathe. Finally the mon sters of the deep left the continent and gave way to a more desirable settlement. These reforms have continued up to the present time, and equal suffrage is the next in this line of evolution." Mrs. Diggs created some amusement in describing the difference between her self and Mrs. Johns. "Airs. Johns is the sweet one," she said. "She is the win ning one who does the pleading. I have another plan. I am the fierce one. I scare people." The audience greatly enjoyed being frightened by Little Mrs. Diggs. MRS. LEVSE FOB COXGKEiS. What Mr. Annie ligc Thinks Abont I: SHb Talks About Inijall. Mrs. Annie L. Diggs talked to a Jour nal reporter last evening, and she says she is going to stay in Kansas until women are given the right to vote in all elections. "I believe the amendment will carry. If the parties declare un qualifiedly for the measure we will have a much larger majority than if they do not. As far as the Populists are con cerned I cau say that I have had assur- I ances from many influential Populists 1 . .i . "'ii . i - i A mat i:io pianK win ue put in meir plat form, but I know nothing about the Re publicans. "Woman suffrage," remarked ' Mrs. Diggs, "has been fairly and fully tested in Kansas. For seven years Kansas women have ha .the municipal ballot. The manner in which they have used their political privileges and the effect thereof have utterly demolished the old stock of objections to woman's enfran chisement. Facta have met adverse theories and shown them no quarter. Senator Ingalls croaked dismally in pre suffrage diys. Women, he said, will be jeered and jostled at the polls. Chivalry will perish for want of exercise. Whilom polite gentlemen .will sit doggedly in street cars with a hard, you-womeu-may-stand-now-you-vote expression up on their faces. Neglected babies, forlorn papas with bottles of soothing syrup, cold victuals, buttonlesa trousers, undarned socks, general wreckage of home, universal nightmare and chaos all these direful things did our states ram not then out of a job foresee and solemnly tell "as a result of women's bal loting. Unfulfilled prophecy! Dead theory now, all this stuff. Women voted. The rowdy, riotous voting ploces became fit for civilized, self-respecting men to approach. The "fifty-foot law" forbade the briber and corrupter to crowd the space where women went to vote. Men, especially candidates, arose in street cars with much alacrity, and with an I-wondar-for-whom-she-will-vote expression on their chivalric counten ances begged women to be seated. Women had somehow acquired the habit of loving their babies, of sewing on but tons, of darning socks and habit is strong. The Ingalls prophecies are out of a job. There are still homes in Kan sas, though a few of them are mortgaged; not, however, by reasons of conditions brought on by women's votes. "I believe that the political result will be to strengthen the Populist party. Wo man suffrage being inherently just and in the line of the free play of nature must result in good in the long run and the large make-up. Nature, as under stood up to date, seem3 to have designed women to be closer to the home side of life than men. Women will, therefore, bring home interests more directly into politics a something which seems to have been the fatal lack and the great need of these sad, homeless times." "What do you think of Mrs. Lease be ing a candidate for congress in the Seventh district?" the Journal man asked. Mrs. Diggs eyes opened very wide and her little hands went up in protest "Is it possible that any one thinks seriously of that? I don't want to be interviewed on that subject, for you know I am not a sensationalist Why it is preposterous," said she with emphasis, "but I can't talk about it" HAMMER AND CLUB. Two You Men U(1 Them' on Each Oilier X.nat Evening. J. J. Philipps and W. L. Hewitt, of North Topeka, were in police court this morning on the charge of disturbing the peace. Both are young men and had a quarrel yesterday. Hewitt is a blacksmith and last eveninjr Philipps took a good sized club and started out to fiud Hewitt He found him iu the shop and at once went for him. He struck Hewitt once or twice and then Hewitt grabbed a hammer and threw it at Philipps. When Hewitt reached for another hammer Philipps ran. Hewitt pursued him down Kansas avenue and ran into the arms of a police- till Mon- ifiinE.iiiniEniii.3nieiiiinai!iiiMiEiniii;i i!ii!iiiiiiitiE!Eiiiiiuiiiiiii:iiiii;!ii iiiil3 z FUR REAM'S 1 SPRING AND SUMMER H FOOTWEAR Two floors packed with Medium and Fine Shoes and Slippers. man. Their cases were continued day, The Gentle Koadec. Charles Dickens once received an invitation to a "Walter Scott" party, each guest being expected to appear in the character of one or the other of Scott's heroes. On the eventful night, however, Dickens appeared in simple evening dress. The host asked him which of Scott's characters he repre sented. "Why, sir," replied Dickens, "lam a" character you will find in every one of Scott's novels. I am the 'gentle reader. " Smallest Book In the World. The smallest book in the world is said to be a new testament. It was printed with type of very small size, which oould be used but once, as it was found to.be impossible to distrib ute them after the impression had been - printed. The page is an inch long by three-quarters of an inch wide,' and the volume, including the covers, is exactly a quarter of an inch thick. Prices never so low as now. Reliable Goods within the reach of everybody. See the prices at Furman's, NO. 60 1 KAS. AV. llI!II!I!iniII!ii!ni!!IIIiIllliIII!iliil!lililIIIIII!!!IIIIini;;il!l!lin!!II!!;l!i;il!!i:i..-: X 31. KNIGHT, ANTI-COMBINE UNDERTAKER, 404-40C Ui . Ave., And 843 I4.au. Ave., JNortli Topf k). W"Furnitn rf. Carpet, Sto-rea, Qomd Wftre on Jasjr Faymftntii. jflione 52. ASS FOR. EXACT SIZE ' 1 ' ' ' 'rVVi PERFECTION Favorite ten-cant Ci&r. Sold by all first-class dealers. Mgf. by Oeo. Burghart. 801 Kas. Ave. A TRIPLET OF FIRES. Subscribe for the Daily StateJocbnal The Barn Burner- Don a Graat Deal of Three fires in three barns in -three hours was the record made last night. The damage will be about $500 each. The first fire was at 10:25 p. in. It was in the barn of F. P. Baker at 1015 Quincy street. It started in a coal chute. The property is owned' by N. R. .Baker. Fully insured. At 11:30 an alarm was received for a fire in the barn of James Moore at 1263 Van Buren sti -et. The fire was incendiary. The only occupant, a Jersey cow, was rescued. 1 he property is owned by William Higg-ins and nothing is known about the insurance. At 1:30 the fire was in the barn of C. C. Baker at 723 West Sixth street. The barn was empty or supposed to hfi. Tho damage will amount to $500. Nothing is known about the insurance until Mr, Baker returns from Europe. Rock. Island Route Kirnmloim. To Wichita and return at one fare for the round trip. 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