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woma: 9. CONFERENCE Dl ? HESS Or MARLBOROL'Gl AND HER MOTHER, MUS. O. H. P. BEI.MONT. IN THF .SPEAKERS' STAND BEFORE ?MARBLE HOU8E, it?. ?DORIS F ePLEISCHMAN. 1* . ticket which admitted ot , _ . t the re? de- - Mi 0. H. P. Be ht, in Nf - ?ke of a "Conference dl Cr? ich phrasin ? . -.he r? t o? enormous il te est :n ?hat many of the forcmoi v men of to-day were p-.esent ? en who have agitated for an e put effect reforms in a . rtments o.' the national hous? tthesc ? ien, whose effort have been watched by the entir country, arc fi jists is merely coincidence, end there is t-.o mor? necessarily to be attached. Nor wa the meeting a ! eeting. It purpose was mere of a social or. than Otherwise. It was a friendl; gath" .omen of note whos work lies in different fields, but wh feel the same big purpose inspirin them all, to make practical the con rotation of the vague term "bette: - ? . H.v e stimulated the lallen. Belrr.ont, in opening th meeting, spoke of them as womci e ' stimulated into life , - : lying dorm?n in wha? the wori'i chouses to call th en woman": who have devote; many yc^.rs te e ol the lit tie child laborers who are bei".: I fa try; who an gai ' the evils of the tem and have taken uj - Jdgel in behali of the underpaic verv-'jrked women in industry - ?e ever juvenile courts an( ire endeavoring to reclaim the way boy and girl: who hav? .ht a little light and hope inte ?:ring prisons. ? 0 ' ive ra - ^ani/ed re , forms which have proved so great ? benefaction that they hav< -?, -?-. over by the state. whos< then declared that none bu voters could be members of the gov? erning committee?. And some ol them pursue the gentle art of de? manding political rights on equa terms with men. These women need lion otner than that ? -? by their own deeds. They have a;h" - and are nc ?er 01 ?er." Hate-i -; me Limit In - . - than one wa inusual, hirst, the "audi? torium" was on the terrace o? Mar e delightful I ark. pond and S| ecially made tr.e: We brought down two pelicans thai we cx?p?ected wouid d Mrs. "but one of them regarded disdainfully and f.ew out to sea" Another unusual feature was that each speaker was privileged to talk on her particular hobby, with the pleasurable knowl? edge ?hat all the other speakers were as interested in what ?he had to im? part as she had been i.. their Tne short space of time '*as a source f.i regret both to the speakers, who hated to "teil all about the decline and fall of Rome in ten minutes," and to the h?-."enerv who were deeply -d by the sincerity and force of ?A I women who addressed them. W'lht httie be,: ? ' aitb. its warning: "Time In ? ?? ?' out one I - " , ing been the - ???'! by the gS, unlet?* * - o 1 o? the few n.f-ii Btatt uni by his spirited g? I ' I ?itlO.'IS A ? ' Utb. Heir: wer khowed evi dent gratification, and her glow of pride was pardonable ; s she intro? duced the Duches.- ol Marlborough as "the exceptional woman in that she dors 'belcnc'?she is the daugh? ter of her mother." Darheas Winsome and Appealing. Very winsome and appealing was the tall, slender, white-clad duchess as she stood on the flag-draped plat knowlcdged. it is surely inconsistent to ignore the pressing demand of sornc sort of shelter which may em? body the word 'home' for our girls and iutuie mothers. We have there? fore undertaken a propaganda throughout England and Scotland. in which wc ask the corporation to build municipal lodging houses for women One has already been raised, and in London I have, with the help of friend*., built a beautiful model hostel, which accommodates fifty-six women. It has been emi? nently successful, and I hope the movement for hostels will spread into every country." Another example ol the good that may be accomplished by women in forbidden lands is the work of Miss Mary Bartelme. Miss Bartelme is assistant judge of the Chicago Ju MHS. MMD BALLINGTON BOOTH DELIVERING HER CHEERING ?DDRES8. form and made her first public ad diess in America. Her mother hac taken advantage of this one of hei daughter's visits to this country tc introduce her to the progressiv? women who are "doing things." Al the speakers were guests of Mrs Belmont Tuesday evening at an in formal dinner, and this made for the democratic exchange of ambitions hopes and creeds that was the key? note of the Wednesday conclave. The Duchess of Marlborougr spoke briefly of her work in Eng? land as founder of various homes ior prisoners' wives and children and of the hosteis tor women which are now being built. It was ten years ago that she first fell the need ol some sort of piotection for the wives and children of men serving sentences in prison, she said. ' ! determined to find some way in which they could be helped to tide over the time during which they were bereft of the breadwinner, without offering them charity and the corresponding loss of seli-re I therefore opened a creche to ' hilaren whose mothers weie forced to earn their living during ? '?eir husbands' incarceration, and i second cr?che where women re? ceived regular employment as seam? stresses and laundresse-,. These homes should be unnecessary, for ni should devise a system by which the prisoners may earn money for the support of their families. Will RuiM Mnnldpal I?rticin?? Ranaca for Womrn in I ngUnd. "The National Association for Women's Lodging homes, of which I have the hoftOI of being president, wa-. initiated by the effort! of Mrs. M*ry H'ggs. who in a search for rledg? vi .i?ed all the common lodging houses, vagrancy wards and ' ibodta to win? h tiir- working gui is forced to turn lot shelter. The '. ) 11 < I ? were brought tO light by hei tneeetigationa .?ie a disgrace to any rivih/rd country. "Sin?-* ?he need ol rjiunii ?pal lodg? ing house? foi men has been ac-l ARE WOMEN PEOPLE? By ALICE DUER MILLER DEMOCRACY IS NOT ALWAYS LIKE CHARITY. S ? Th? President nu: ? b< iffragist lie said on the Fourth Phis independence is noi mer? r us, but for everybody lo whom we ? ?? tiding it." lie Don't ;" absurd You know he was thinking of Mcxi OF MAN BY MAN FOR MAN. (On! ? lalic? are oui ?iwn, i ? up thi nation and we propos? to I il ip nn the righi if 'I hat ??ni four states >' Colorad ' and th? District n Columbia have an eight-hour law for women? FEMINISM IN THE SIXTEENTH CENTURY. "Bui by record of antique time I linde I hat women wont in warre? to bear most ?way, And to all great exploits themselves inclin'd Of wbirli they still the girlotid bore away; lili envious Men, fearing their rules deeay, Can coy ne streicht lawes to curb their liberty; Yet, si th they warlike armes have laid away, They have excelled in artes and pollicy, And now we foolish men that prayse gin eke t' envy." Spenser's Faerie Queen. Bk. Ill, Canto II. THE DANGEROUS INNOVATION. I he u-e ??i bronze, we .ire t??l?l, which began about 5UU0 B, Q in the \\ r ?aid all """ v. ii<. wish tr? be free, come to us and the; will be me 'I ?i what ?itlirr nation ran nip.i - ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^? the whole body politic when men anywhere are lighting for thcii rights? Ea**' *",k ",,"'n tw0 thousand live hundred years to get across I urypo from President Wilson's Fourth ol July speech I V'r f,?"-" befor< !""- '" !ir'u '" tbr discover) ... a cntemporarj t,.? _ l?t showing: THAT HAS A FEMININE SOUND. Thal *'!f al >f meta,S " COn,rar-V l? NatUrC 'lli" onlj female mentioned in the President iperch wa \ Ilr referred t?> ?>?n countrj a* "she" bee, ? ?. perhap . "Sh? puts htiinan e all othei tii:lii> * WHOLE DUTY OF HEROINES. . \\ itii apologie , to F\' L. S.) A heroine must be polite, And do what others say is right. And think men wise and formidable - At least, as far as she is able. EQUALITY UNDER THE LAW1 l lui the hero? - ??I (jUUO I'?. C. nevei heard oi bronze. I li.it men \...-il ? charm if they used anj tm-tal but .. THE WOMAN PERIL. 'I he attention of the I>. ? enl has l?c?*n cal the | that none of the women "who render invaluable imperial and social er lie? throughout the dominion*' have ever '."iin?l their names in th ? ?i royal honors But ?? woman true - t?. work without t?*\?..r? 1 I lut i - wh) she ' ? -?? m tu-!i to l.e feared in politic}. WELL. SOMEBODY MUST BE GOOD. \ I lot ida . pe indi ut writ? I l il gain ' th? lau in I loi ulj A woman has been appointed special j?:<Ikc to preside in a di? i i to hip liquor to a woman - ?ng in Indiana Fortunately, rerj few ol the women have had occasion t>< lind it out Will the husband in the case ieel that he is getting a ?<|?ia ?le.,1' "\n?l if not, how ah?.m the women in all othei DO YOU KNOW? FIFTY YEARS' WASTE. A woman ha foi the lirai time been appointed Superintendent end Depnt) M <li? a! < 'in. ?*i lo the women convicts in an Fnglish prison. le--th.m lift) yea i ago Mis Je* Blake, ihr iir-t v\,,m.i?i t.. attempt ' I li?t the national Consumers' i eague say?: .--???????????????????????????????__________________________________________________________________________ Ihat 4?.76 women and girli work in textile- factories in thi ? ?un- lak?n** '* '?"?,|"-'1 '|r?lrr '? England, ?*?? ?toned in the streets ol Rdin burgh and the nun ei -it> . loscd to hci. That 2S2,4i2 women an?! childrer : That I90.U0O women and children worl in cotton mill s ? I'hat 9?.6I9 women and children ?orl in tob;. factoi That 88,t>28 women and children work in canneri? That 80,000 women and children work in ?team laiuidri? I li.it m eighteen stat?^ th< ?i i r?| worl f?n i ??men in laun* (It i' is unlimited.' ? |The following beautiful poem is offered h) Aggie a an .m v ??? uuil able to an) lit ? ?n place i-? .. demand on the pari .-i women to ?i?> some? thing fh.it ili.-n ?^i aiidniotlu i s didn't i Why in the world do you want lo be so mannish.' Why in the world do you want lo be so aueer? Don'l you really know the home would vanish ' Haven't you ever heard of woman's sphere? ._ . Teers Come to Eyes of Tense Audience as Speakers at Mrs. Belmont's Newport fl?sse Tell of Efforts to Stimulate the Best in Man &nd Wom&nKin-d. venue Court As the talked ?rit quiet conviction o? the good th; might come of s-.-oh werk as si was doing, with rope ter improv. ment in ccr.Jitions and with sadne; and. above all. sympathy for tf poor creatures whom she mu? judge, one felt assured that lenienc an ci wisdom would make e?-s;e: th burdens o: many sir.r.ing children. ? ?iiij?o in tdvaace ai the Bast. "Chicago is much in advance c the Last in many re.-.pc.'t ." h said, "lor example, we have th funds to parents act, which is mor o? a preventive measure thin any thin;, else. This provides a pensio: to mothers which enables them t icmair. at home and personally at tend to the wcliaie ol their chil dren." Work ol a nature not dissimila to that of gentle Miss Bartelme i that done by Mrs. Maud Ballingtoi Eooth, of the Volunteers ol Amer ica. Miss Bartelme talked quietly with a little catch in hei throat nov and then that brought ready tear tc the eyes, as when she told of th? girl who had been "pinched" whilt stealing two rubber dolls "for th? baby." Mrs. Booth made a dramati? address, full of impassioned fervor tender appeal and goer!, cheering hu moi. Her face changes vividly witl each turn of thought She opener, her address with a semi-playful at tac!: on man. praising the incompa rahle superiority of women. Woasea No Lunger Cechling Men . "Men used to speak of the cack? ling old hens," she smiled. "Now v/e may fly on the barnyard palm-; ?in Mil STEPS OF THE CHINESE l'!'\ ROUSE-? DR. KATHERINE B. l?Wls, MRS. (HAI.I.LS S. WHITMAN AND Miss MARI BARTELME and crow, and then we shall see who-?e crowings have acomp?shed most. That is the way to judge?by results. Where men have blundered in force and brute logic women have use-' 1 igic and added love and sym? pathy That is why men have failed in their prison tactics. The prisoner has hitherto been regarded as a fel? on who must be : upprcssed and constantly punished while behind the walls, and when he is treed he must he avoided until he is rearrested. That .ittiiude of mind is still the gen? eral one. and I wish I might do more to eradicate this superstition from the mind popular. For women have entered the prison with the greater strength of their sympathy and ten I ?ernesa and have found that all vil lains, from first offenders to deep dyed ones of the blackest souls, are amenable to kindness. Helping; Ex-C'onvirt ?? ??iiprcme Necea? Bit). "To ?icin the ex-convict is as nec? essary as the helping of the prisoner. We have our Hope House, which is ? stepping stone from the cell to a world which we are trying to cure of hostility. Wc have placement bu? reaus, and of the twenty thousand whom we have aided to employment less than 10 per cent have been re? turned. So I am fairly driven to the conclusion that it you elevate him in prison and then give him a chance he will make good." Dr. Katherine B. Davi?.. with closely allied werk as Commissioner of Correction, wished it understood ti?at her department is not a bureau of complaints whose duty it is to correct anything from wills to er? roneous newspaper reports. "Wc have corrected little as yet." she I said. "We have a workhouse where ? no work is done, a penitentiary from which no one ever emerges a per.i ? tent and a reformatory wherein ' there is no reformation." Dr. Davis ' i hen spoke of the unhygienic con i rlitio! s on the island. She told of the obsolete methods which are still practised?simply because they have never been changed. Tales of graft and criminal intro? duction ol drugs to the inmates had - been rumored before, and these ru? mors had reached the ears of Dr. ! Davis-, predecessor, but vague ru? mors they had remained. Dr. Davis continued: Women Art?-Men Talk. "But women have stepped in. have confirmed the rumors, and customs of the last hundred years are at last (?on; aw.iy with. It is women who do the acting and men who do the preliminary talking. Women may make mistakes, but at least they get somewhere. TJic vote of women will be an enormous factor in the alleviating of the prison evils." Miss Rose Schneiderman, the vice president of the Woman's Trading League, urged the necessity of col? lective bargaining in industrial af? fairs. "Women need greater pay and shortei hours in order to keep them? selves intact. No man would try to be 'good' on $b a week and yet we expe?.t girls to work all day and make their clothes at night, all for the princely remuneration of So, and then remain good girls. Woman's vote is valid in industrial orgam/a tions. She is an industrial factor in the country, so in order to protect herself she should have the same in? dustrial weapons as man." The same point was brought out by Mrs. Florence Kelley, the sec- | rctary of the National Consumers' League. "Men through their OWU votes have gained an eight-hour day labor law. Last year, after twenty fcur years of petitioning before the Committee of Labor ot the Penn? sylvania Senate, a bill was passed , icducing women's hours fron; twelve to ten. New York State refuses to ratify a bill preventing a woman from working at night, and caring for her children by day. a law which i. in force in all Europe. Without the vote women cannot obtain what i- a fundamental necessity for then, and the ballot is the great solution for many of the problems which are now vexing and harassing the coun? try." Calnrado's Shame i-- ??l?ame of Nation. "The shame ot Colorado is the shame of the entire country!" thun? dered Senator Helen Ring Robin? son, of Colorado, "and presents a problem which every one should ponder. Has Pennsylvania forgot? ten Ludlow? Is the Lawrence strike remembered? In Colorado there is more room to make a noise. Co' - rado is the Theodore of the states it is always ? iront page story. The murdered children and the flaming tents have dramatized the Colorado tattle, and we hive therefore been more impressed by the passions that underlie ail struggles of capital and labor, of immigration and of class and racial prejudice. These evils are threefold, and each is led by the other. Strife will never be? get anything of good. Where man !.gins, stirs up passions and warfare <;nd death, women have stepped in and sued tor peace." - HEALTH FIRST Drink The GrjpeVuice Concentrate I 'AsaYPG ' at bbbb* se asrta tvjia i g, ?iiiiinsr?, tUrar*?lake. < It ??'?lit I I'UlltSMI-l Cp ?J?w \i \ ?ii it ?.??>< nt>* re?. ? -.:???. H.'??-. lia '.'.I Ki ports Prof l n III) ii. W ? stAtld, Ma i -?? ?..nun. i ? ol I'ubllr Health, si \\ M.-au.i. .'f tli- ?i'.il-,- 1-uro pood i ? ?? -,i . .r...-1-r. ' 'on - ' 11. 'i. ..' ; - THE GRAPE OLA CO. '.-. Hr...ni M . N?? >?ri, > I ii - ? -, :-. ?. ai ii oklei ? , ? i iir ^ ? (,,, liraps Ola la ?sl.rl - In?- d< I ?l Uli II 111 ~ Uli I Mil HIKIi KKISK ] I M?ll M I x. Ill-.ll ?? Il -ni , ? HARRY TURNER AGENCY ni I.KXINilTON AVI i Murray h ??"?,"'"'I.1.- * 9s*l, Malt A I ?isUs littm avas iuv?t:?.i;ru ana ?.?a ait.