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"THE BRIDAL PAIR," BY ROBERT W. CHAMBERS,
THE FIRST OF OUR SATURDAY SHORT.
LOVE STORIES, STARTS IN THIS ISSUE
THE DAY BOOK
An Adless Daily Newspaper.
N..D. Cochran, ?. 500-SonthBeoriaSL
f Editor and PabSsfaer. IIP Td. JSonroe 3S3.
VOL.2, NO. 219 Chicago, Saturday, Jurie 14, 1913 ONE CENT
CHICAGO WILL HAVE CLEANER POLITICS NOW
THAT THE WOMEN CAN VOTE
And Will Have Cleaner Government, Too Big Business
Won't Fool the Women as Easily as It Has Fooled ,
the Men But It Will Try.
' BY N. D. COCHRAN.
The first effect of giving women the right to vote, even though the
right is limited, will be seen in the attitude of the men; and that effect-will
he noticeable right away.
Heretofore candidates for office didn't have to appeal to women, and
didn't care much what women thought about government. But watch
'em now. They will listen with great respect to what the women want In
And the foxy politicians win start in to try to fool the women just as
they have in the past fooled the men.
If women can be divided into Democrats and Republicans, iiKe tne men.
-'W have been, then the politicians can go on running things, much as they have
run them in the past; for then the Democratic women wfll offset the Re
publican women, and the woman's vote won't change the situation much, t
However, I don't believe it is going to be as easy to put the party ring
in a woman's nose as it has ,been to put it in a man's. During all these
years that the women have been fighting for their rights they got together
without a thought of whether they were Republicans or Democrats.
' And while they won't all float together, of course, still they won4t flock
apart as foolishly as men have. Certainly they won't permit themselves
to be divided into Democrats and Republicans on any issue that is vital to
Big Business- wfll-atempt to control the- w,6man vote j;ust as It has