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and nothing is more vital to them than the government under which they hve. If women sit with men delegates in the conventions the men are more apt to recognize the inter ests of women when determining what is to go into the party planks, A fair representation of women at the conventions would keep the men from becoming wildly hysterical BY MRS. FRANK M. ROESSING Vice President National ' American Women Suffrage Association Women would see to it that planks would have more to do with the con servation of American resources and American "ideals than with votes. They know how each plank in recen.t years has worked out in the Ameri can nome. women aeiegaies wouia visualize certain needs of our coun try as nothing else could. BY MRS. INEZ M. BOISSEVAIN Lawyer, and Called Most Beautiful Suffragist If you believe in democracy and that public fpolicy should be deter mined by every question being re ferred to all of the citizens of the country and not merely by part of them, then you must believe hi the representation of women equally with at political conventions. This seems to be self-evident, unless you hold that women are not citizens and are not to be consulted in the making of laws that govern them. ' BY MRS. HELEN HILL-WEED Prominent Suffragist of Washington, D. C, Daughter of Senator Hill Women in the conventions will be an ocular demonstration that the woman vote is an important factor in politics. They will be a constant re- -o minder to the men delegates that 4,000 women will vote for a president in November. Every time a presi dential manager looks at the few women delegates scattered through the state delegations he will ask him self if he has good "political sense" "which way will the 4,000,000 vote?" and "will it pay to count out 4,000,000 votes?" BY MRS. JAMES W. MORRISON Pres. Chicago Equal Suffrage Ass'n Women will be a civilizing factor at the conventions. We sit with men at social affairs, in the homes and churches, so why not in an assembly where the same sort of questions are discussed that we have so often dealt with? WOMEN DELEGATES .TO THE TWO BIG CONVENTIONS To Republican Convention. From Montana, Mrs. Louise Lusk of Mis soula; from California, Mrs. Abbey Krebs of San Francisco, Mrs. Olive C. Cole of Los Angeles. Alternates Mrs. Tneresa ureese, Cottonwood Falls, Kaa.; Mrs. L. S. Harnsberger, Lander, Wyo.; Mrs. T. F. Moran, Reno, Nev;; Mrs. W. A. Burleigh, Se attle, Wash. To Democratic Convention. From Kansas, Mrs. W. A. Harris, Law rence; Mrs. Mattie Hale, La Crosse; Mrs. J. E. Drennan, Arkansas City; Mrs. R. J. Ebman, Canton; from Cal ifornia, Mrs. Nora Rasmussen, San' Francisco; Mrs. Mary Foy, Pasadena; Mrs. W. C. Tyler, Los Angeles; Mrs. B. K Hobdy, El Centra; from Arizo na, Mrs. H. E. Fletcher, Hereford; from Washington, Mary Monroe, , Spokane; Mrs. M. B. Harter, Seattle; Mrs. Harrison Foster, Tacoma; Mrs. Elizabeth Christian, Spokane. P o PRACTICAL FOR VACATION TRIP BY BETTY BROWN There's military primness about this stunning little suit in "solder's cloth" or khaki which makes it prac tical for a vacation trip on which you expect to tramp about. Dark green khaki cloth is used in this model, made for a school girL The plainness of the Norfolk jacket is relieved by a smart little ripple.