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BIG CROWD HEARS TALKS BY WOMEN Missoula Suffragists Rally to Their Leaders and Draw a Big Crowd at Courthouse Square-Stirring Speeches by Miss Rankin and Others Make Impression. For the .first time since they began their campaign for the ballot, the suffragists of Missoula have brought home to the mass of those peopl:' whose impressions of movements ad issues are formed by observation if externals, the great fact that woman's fight is not for the vote alone but rather for the opportunities for de velopment which the right to vote gives. Yesterday in their observance of Suffrage day the local workers came for the first time into direct contact with the male voter. The re sult was encouraging. The crowd lis tened intently for more than an hour to the speeches of three of the state's most prominent suffragists, Mrs. Ty lar B. Thompson, Miss Mary Stewart and Miss Jeannette Rankin, and when the speeches were over gave unmis takable evidence of the appreciation and sympathy so seldom accorded less direct addresses. On the curb opposite the automobile from which the three speakers ad dressed their great audience stood a negro, woman's Immediate predeces sor in the gradual enfranchisement of MISS JEANNETTE 'RANKIN. the race, his bearing testinlony enough of .the lateness of his omancipalon. Fesidt hitimf soid men of all stations in life, and \onimen. All listenedl care fully- black and whitel , men and tworn en, rich aytnd poor. The speeches, elt (llnllt presentations of the sullffrago cOl lse, \er'e given the a;)telntion of all nnd were Iplainly more eff'ltivsh with the majority than ii ny nomnbr of pamphlcts or new\\'spaler articles. About the auitomobilie crorned hy the yellow slandard of the suffrage workers, the crolwt d hIuig uwhile the three h\omen stoul a lnd dilie'red their several messa ge. Not a distuirbing cry was raised iii a o'tice in opPOSi lion. \When it w\\o ,ld hlIve birn so easy to dlistracl, chi'lrln wxerc hliislel and men and p \omnr. h brreatlehlessly cro\\deld closer awilh lII attitulde of disciples ralher thal:n of douliful jldges. r nly lth hell in the court house tower and ta, roeir of passinfg cars interrupted til a n itli irs thlter Weere speaking. When it was :ll over the audience gave the final touch of sonlemnity to the observance( of this "indetpendence Day"' ty singing in the gathering darkness to the tim.. of the national hlmn the words of thll suffrage song. EvIn had thtir hearers heen in cline'i toward disrespect, the( three spliekers ltsllt have hlti therim, for their brief mlldresses wiere eloqiient fnd sll tillet and rang with the en hiuisism of cornviction. in so brief a timne 1th rtause ('rillil hi:rtdly hia\e rec.ilt d a Itetter presentation. Miss Ma;ir: Stewart, dean of women at tti universily, introdituned Mrs. Tv lt1 It Th ountrlson, preshient of the ':lta VlteF'e;lation of WVomntl's (clllis and imue of lthe stat's most ardent a.,fratists. Mr. TMrs. ollpson explaineid tlie piortilos of Ithis first applearance lefo 'e thie g'ner;tl puhlie. '"T. want the rigtht, \to ork site by side withli in meni for bletter \ortld," she said. "Th1e mionr . v\ihich is the unit of so 'int r. is lnslcllcessfnul vlien governed W't-li tl- mani or wholly b; Woeman. Sm it is .viiih the natiotmn. n'lliss the min ;iand thi \]]mnian w\\'yr sitle by Sidt 'o'i .as. is imnit ssihblt. Miss Stewa;irt folhlvld .\Irs. 'ThompD son with a short st!ie 1, of tier own. t pir':l of tI:s oniman tlio is one of the kIelnest "b,:. r\ers and cleverest spealIers in tle stlate. .-he spokes briefly If the hiistory of the great NlUt tie for unitersell suIffra:ge of whihet the I present lllmovement for recognition of woman is libut a pallrt. ' You all know," she said, "that history shows a con stant transfer of the till\.oers of gov ernment from the few to the many. Individual representatilon is the fund a mental principle of democracy. No matter how virtinlls and considerate a man might be, none of you would give him the right to \vote for you. He couldn't undeirstand your indi vidual needs and beliefs. Isn't it reasonable that we should feel the samne way? There are some thing: about .women that. men can't know: some things about children that they will never understand. Let the man mnld apd the woman mind work to Again she said. "You needn't fear that we will usurp places not designed for us. Nature will take care of that. N man, ..b woman can inefficiently (ill anlt continue to hold a place in thl world. --I there are things we can bette yoeU int, we will do them and yo-~- ought to ~ant us to." `"tr *.!t .two short introductory si ss Ratlnkin was introduced Os the seening. It was . *at4a that the crowd had gathered, for a clear un derstanding of the movement was cx pected from this woman who has la bored so diligently and so widely in behalf of the cause which has adopted her. Miss Rankin chose a point of view different from those of the women who had preceded her, a po!nt of view which Montana can of necessity know only at second-hand. She ex plained the working woman's need of the ha!lot, illustrating her eloquent appeal with vivid descriptions of the conditions surrounding women work ers in parts of the country where eco nomic conditions are more compli cated than in Montana. Miss Rankin. "This is one of the grande-t day.s that ever happened fur women," said Miss Rankin. "All over the country women are asking for the vte,. and yeu know that what a woman asks for she usually gets. And we should have the ballot. We are a force in life, a factor which must be consid ered in all probhlem:. You know that when you are working a problem in mathematics you must take account of every factor if you are to get the right answer. So it is with €govern ment; unless you take account of every factor the answer will always be wrong. "The women of the Unite' States are joining in this demonstration to day to show that they are ready for the next step in the evolution of de mocracy. You have admitted woanrn into the schools, and they ha:ve brought themselves to the point hoere they recognize the importance of this step. While we Montana Vwomltnt have broader opportunities thall the womena t(f any other part of the worlto. we want the ballot in order to gic op portunity to less fortunat' women. Stehmn and hoe development of -,ll chinery have taken w\\oman out of tlh hone and put 1 ert in the factory. 'ile con.siu report,; show tha: there are tigtht 'iillion w lmaen rngage'd in It In II.I!. !Jhor in thl; cot :.c ". T'hev ale ilt there ei 'litse tlhey:, don 't \iant t. h:,l at hto htltt he el:.e they 'Ht'I v' i' if the, are toin live. "If these \\lmnen are to he safe guarded they mast hav\e mnore thlan in direct influence upon the laws which concern theml. \V'hen these womlen go before the legislatures the legisla Itrs are not always as gelnerous as you might he. Working \\women are withouiit any power now to makle their wishes felt. A woman1 who wenlt iut and liv\ed with factory girls ittId me once of an experieince she lIadl in Pittsburgh. She was living in ;a -Iin gle room with four other girls. One night one of her rooiitttces camtie in, threw herself oni the heid anl cried fromll sheer exhtltation. She toli my friend that she had miade candy tfrom S o'clock in the miiorning until i at night. After a few minlutes for sllpper she had gone iack to worti, wrall'd candy until 4 o'clock in tihe morning. Irom 4 until 6 she had slept on the floor, andt gut utp anld wrapped 'andytlt until 6 at ntight. The only extra pay she received for this was her silllper and her breakfast. \VWen we asked her why she didn't enmptlain, the girl said: 'Aw, what's the i-c. I'd only lose my job.' "And with all iVomlen workers it is the sa(me. Until they have the iv\\er to influence tihe laws which govern tihen their protests will be restricterl by lhe fuear of losing their jobs. The emplloyer cares noth ing for mino or \wonlllll' itS .i:Ch, hlut in votes, whether they he cast bly IImen or wolmen, he is Imighlily interested. These girls alone kllnw the enil)itions under whilih they work, and lhe(y shotuld hlave the power tO im lprove thel. "\Ve waln yvotles, too, for tIe wonai i in lthe hl ,'. Ii,, you know that the ýVý> 4 ý_F s4 ' 1.* MRS. YIAR T9MPSQN r r1 MISS MARY STEWART. woman who rises at 6 to cook her hus band's breakfast, who gets the' head of the house off to work, and then takes care of the baby, dresses and feeds the children and sends them to school; the woman who scruns and cooks and Irons and bakes and sweeps and mends until she has to cook dinner and get ready to entertain her husband all evening, is listed in the census re ports as without IecupatrlOn? This wolman i: as muchI' of a worker as any other and needs the same representa tion in governmenlct. "You men all knew what the ballot has done for the working man. All of our labor laws are the result of the power plmaced in tile laborers' hands by the constitution. Legislatures do not maknle laws and conduct investiga tions lmeraul. e they are interested in such things for themnselves, but be cause they are interested in Ihe votes w\hichl are affected by such things. We are asking for the ballot for working people lthat they may have a lmeans of sceurinmg illstice. For the Mother. "Bu3t imo t of all we ask t+ve vote-for the sa.:e of the mother. Of the three ilhundred tholusmndi chihliren under a year iin age whoi died lait year, it is estimated that half could: have been saved bly Iproper enfor.cement of ex isting senitiary laws. Too nmtany'motih ers, becaillmse of the resllritions placed upon thlem, are igurant of tile duties of their calling. Motherhood is not respelcted as it should he. Fmor any otlher profe_ sion we demand special training, biut wotmein qiulify for motlh erhood witlhout lknowing anythling of it. VWe have a schlool ill this state where menii mIul;y leairni how to l('ke care of ptigs andl emws, but nnne where \\omen cn learn to take care of their c'hildren. The fat thait womeniiI lautgh att the i(dea of ai schol for moIltherhoodi is proof 6f the statillement that mnlother hood is not respected as it should lie. "Whemn woimeni have tlie power to iuse their superior kllowlh-dge o'f matter. which concernl themmi molla they will be able to increase their efficiency. Voles for women bring happiness into the ]oiime. You men are inconsistent if you Ibut knew it. Ins.tead f nlakinlg us mome before you to a.sk for (ime right to vote you should be tryling to force the ballot on us, for yoll .ill benefit by oulr bettermnent." Tihe \Mlissoula hianld gave m concert befiore the spleakers engluedl the at tention of the au:dience, and later played while the great crowd sang the suffrage hymn. Picturesque in Butte. Iutte, May 2.-Clad in khaki gar ments, split skirts, some in cowboy hats and yellow sashes imparting a picturesque touch, of western atmos phere, Butte suffragists today cele brated "woman's day" with a "round up," in which a parade was one cf the chief features. The equestrienne bri gade led and the women, all astride their mounts, sounded bugles from which streamed .yellow banners. Meanwhile there was a shower of suf fragist circulars telling of the virtues to ensue when Monitana women win the right to vote. Later all the women trooped to the courthouse steps, where the throng after further toot ing of bugles joined in singing of hymns and then listened to addresses in advocacy of suffrage. During the (lay the suffragists sold 'c cream to help out the "war" chest. Big in Chicago. Chicago, May 2.-Suffrage day was celebrated today by the largest parade sands of women, several of them past n0. many not yet 21, marched down Michigan avenue in 10 divisions. Formally, the parade was a means of thanking the state legislature for voting suffrage to women and as Chi cago's part in a national demonstra tion. The absence of Jane Addams, acting president of the Anlerican National Suffrage association, and Mrs. Joseph T. Bowen, another of the national of ficers, marred the harmony of the celehration. A rupture between the national leaders and the state forces led by Mrs. Grace Wilbur TPout, w's nearly healed earlier in the day when Si message was lp'rpa:red at sufbrage hea:l(quarters similar to the resolution which the national association had asked the state organization to ap prove, Before the message was prepared Mrs. Bowen had left the city, declar inog she could not consisterdly take her place in line with women who had re fused to take the actidn the nattional hoard requested. Miss Addams was at Cedarville, Ill., where her- mother is ill. In St. Paul. St. Paul, May ". "ddnvicts, idiots, Illnallles and women can not vote," was the legend on one oif the banners borne by St. Paul suffragettes, who, several hundred strong, held a parade today, followed by an open air meeting. Kansas City. Kansas City, May 2.-Rain that be gprn falling shortly hbfore the start of the suffragette parade ' prevnted Kansas City's plhnned demonstration in favor of "votes for women" today. The parade will he held next Satur day. Parade in Minneapolis. Minneapolis, May 2.-The suffra gette demonstration late today com prised a parade more than a mile long followed by a mass meeting. Several men's organizations were in the pa rade, as were some 50. University of Minnesota women students in caps and gowns. WHEAT CROP. Columbia, Mo., M1ly 2.-The. Missouri winter wheat condition is- 101.8 com pared with .98 a year ago, the state hoard of agriculture reported tpday. It was the highest condition, ever re ported by the board. The announce ment also was made that 60 per cent of the corn ground is plowed, compared with 48 per cent a yeas ago. GOING TO STAY. Calexico. May 2.--Colonel Sohriehor commanding the militia on border guard here, said today he had no or ders to leave and will Oot recommend the departure of the citien. soldiers until the arrival of the "First United States cavalry, which is expected to night or tomorrow. 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It is the sorg the French 'girl Jean nette singpr to qPr soldifr.lover Jean not, as he leaves for the war. Its last lines are: Oh! If I were queen of France, Or, still better, pope of Rome, I would have no fighting men abroad, No ,weepipg maids at home; All the world should be at peace, Or if kings must show their might, Why, let those who make the quarrels Be the only men to fight; Yes, let thbae who make the quarrels Be the only ones to fight. IN A TENT. Washington, May 2.--In anticipation that President Wilson will sDelid much of the summer in Washington, a large tent has, ,been erected in the flower .garden just south of the White Houer .HOW 18 YOUR FIRE INSURANCE? Houston Realty Co. 125 East Mail & modern obhool meeting modern de -m a d a. All courses tasuht either day or evý.isg. 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