Search America's historic newspaper pages from 1789-1943 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the
National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress. external link Learn more
Image provided by: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Library, Urbana, IL
Newspaper Page Text
jy iuwipf mfwiw
JUST VOTES, NO "WILD OATS," FOR WOMEN,
DECLARES NIXOLA GREELEY-SMITH -
L ;iO AJpW Mr A
I "l 'I rf-"' """n a f
THE. FEMINIST WILL NOT
ESCENJ TO THE LEVEL OP
MANc MORAL "STANDARD".
SHE SAYS TO MEN J COMF,
DWELL WITHTKE ON THE.
BY NIXOLA GREELEY-SMITH
New York. If the suffragists want
to win "votes for women" in 1915
they must foreswear feminism.
This is the edict issued by Beatrice
Forbes-Robertson and apparently Dr.
Anna Howard Shaw, president of the
National Woman's Suffrage Associa
tion agrees with. her.
Feminism is the club the "antis"
are using to knock the cause of wo
man suffrage. Feminism, they de
clare, means destruction of the home
and abolition of the family.
Now there are not a few women--and
I am one of them who are fem
inists first and suffragists only be
cause these ARE feminists. It is un
fair that we should be hung with all
understanding of what feminism is.
The suffragist believes in political
equality with man. To the feminist..
is ONLY ONE
the gross accusations based on a mis- J political equality
iimmMiffimm mM&i -ttj 1