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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, April 05, 1912, Image 7

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politicians" and "business men"
if given time.
Lieut Ora L. Houser, of Ohio,
convicted by court martial of
cruelty to Philippine native pri
cates in his command, was dis
missed from service today.
Geo. W. Perkins, Pierp. Mor
gan's former partner, George R.
Cortelyou, former cabinet officer,
and ten other highbrows sat on
coroner's jury in N. Y. today.
It's a question if that bunch
will be worth the jury fees that
the city will have to pay them.
Alberto G. Granados, former
secretary of interior in Madero
cabinet, Jorge V. Estanol, Made
ro's former minister of education,
and Francisco V. Gomez, former
leader of revolution under Made
ro, arrested in Mexico City today
charged with plot to overthrow
their former leader.
Madero is said to be planning a
flight from Mexico City. No one
can blame hini much if he does
beat it. He seems to have even
less friends than William Judicial
Temperament Taft, and his ene
mies are more violent v
for by1 the governor and handed
them up to the senate to kill.
Lansing, Mich., April 5. The
women of Michigan are likely to
get suffrage sooner than they ex
pected just because the legisla
ture got peevish and played a joke
on itself. '
Gov. Osborne called a special
session in February to enact a
presidential primary law. The
governor also urged a workmen's
compensation law andean act to
' place the question of woman suf
frage on the ballots next Novem
ber. The governor was not satisfied
with the results of the session and
he called a second extra session,
which convened two hours after
the first adjourned.
The lawmakers were getting
tired of extra sessions. The sen-
ate had been the obstructionists
in the first session and had been
put m that position by the house,
.which passed all the bills asked
The. senate itched for revenge.
One fine day the suffrage bill was
placed on immediate passage and
it went through the senate 23 to 5
without argument. The senators
laughed and handed the hill to
the house' to kill.
The women got busy. They
came to Lansing from all over the
state. They invaded the sfate
house. They elbowed the regu
lar lobbyists out of the way. The
saloon interests were against suf
frage for fear of dry legislation if
the women had votes.
When the vote came the suf
frage bill got 66 votes, one less
than necessary to make it a law.
Representative Gansser of Bay
county then changed his vote.
Others followed his lead and the
bill passed 75 to 19.
The women were frantic with
joy. laansser was a nero. lie was
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