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MARYLAND SUFFRAGE NEWS HARFORD COUNTY EXTENDS GREETINGS TO THE CARAVANERS HARFORD COUNTY is looking forward with much pleasure to the coming of the suffrage pilgrims. All along the route planned peo ple are waiting with eager interest to bid them welcome and to extend to them the cordial hospitality for which the county is famous. The pilgrims come on a mission that leads to progress. They come in behalf of the class of citizens-not represented. They come asking asking our voters for justice, equality, and for the privilege of citizenship, which shall so un lock the wheels of progress and lead to such a spirit of unity between men and women as shall build for our State a true democracy. Too much cannot be said in favor of the zeal with which these brave pilgrims espouse the cause of “votes for women,” leaving their comfortable homes to endure such vicissi tudes as may be met in so long and arduous an undertaking. We bid them “Godspeed.” E. Estelle Moore, President. J. G. L. of Harford County. God has his seasons, and who can doubt that the seed that is stirring in the hearts of women of all nations and classes today is of his sowing. The caravan is coming to Harford county with a message to all, both men and women, of immediate wrongs to be set right, but the little band of pilgrims come also as heralds to the women of the countryside with greet ings from their sisters from all over the AT present it is too early to sum up the results of the campaign in the southern counties. At the time of going to press the Maryland Suffrage News received word that the pilgrims were on their way to Washington, where a mass-meeting and reception awaits them. They arrived in Baltimore on June 25, and on June 28 start again on the trail for Harford county. Among those who will make up the party for the second lap of the journey will be Miss Lola C. Trax, Mrs. C. D. Warfield and Miss Mary O’Toole. Miss Trax is the organizer of the Just Gov ernment League, Mrs. Warfield is a member of the Executive Board, and Miss O’Toole is Secretary of the Washington (D. C.) College League. All are experienced workers and speakers and will make a memorable campaign. Miss Trax writes of the Southern Maryland expedition: “In seven teen days we spoke to 2423 people, secured 343 members, and raised $65.27. The expenses are heavy and the hardships many. It takes a ‘good sport’ to be a successful campaigner. A caravaner must be pre pared for all kinds of weather, all kinds of food and activity, and all de grees of response from varying audiences. Those who want to do real work can get it with us, but those who are looking for emotional thrills or a vacation should pass us by.” Members of the District of Columbia College League held a delightful reception for the pilgrims on June 23. The caravan was met with deco rated automobiles at the District line on the Good Hope road, and pro ceeded to Pennsylvania avenue N. W., where a mass-meeting was held at 8 o’clock with Miss Lola C. Trax, Mrs. Frank Hiram Snell and Mrs. Laura Puffer Morgan as speakers. After the mass-meeting there was an ; :%! : I|| ; /.|f • % Tjl 7, , I ,x w .ill fgfyjlll'lik 1 Jit: Wmmmi'iW WmzWMm-, \ mXI Ttjllil 1 A/iJlili ... \ wjfssmA .aII % 1 ’ Sjmk. % ■ Jjjj allßir. ML llr % ✓ 11[ JrHI jUfi# Mrs. T. W. Forbes and Children, Mrs. Forbes is Vice-President of the Harford Co. J. G. L. THE PRAIRIE SCHOONER CAMPAIGN Mention the Maryland Suffrage News When Patronizing Our Advertisers. world, and the story of what mothers of this century can do for their sons. When we watch the caravan going up the road I hope that we will wish the five faithful women Godspeed, with a little prayer for the great informal reception at the rooms of the Washington College of Law, 1317 New York avenue, given for the pilgrims by Miss Mary O’Toole. Today at 11 A. M. the pilgrims will have an audience with Mayor James H. Preston to present replies to his letter of greeting to the Mayors of the Southern Maryland towns, and at 3 P. M. will be entertained at the picnic to be given on the grounds of Mrs. Donald R. Hooker’s residence at Roland Park Mrs. Theodore W. Forbes and Mrs. J. Wilson Moore are in charge of arrangements for the Harford county campaign. While in Harford county the caravaners will be guests at different intervals of the following prominent suffragists: Mrs. J. Alexis Shriver, Mrs. Wm. Silver, Mrs. J. Hayward Harlow, Mrs. J. Swann Everist, Mrs. J. Scott Hughes, Mrs. T. W. Forbes and Mrs. J. Baker. The route is as follows: June 28—Bradshaw, 10 A. M. Magnolia, 2 P. M. Edgewood, 8 P. M. June 29 —Abingdon, 12 M. Cresswell, 2 P. M. Perryman, 8 P. M. June 30 —Aberdeen, 2 P. M. Havre de Grace, 8 P. M. July I—Level,1 —Level, 2P. M. Darlington, 8 P. M. July 2 —Forest Hill, BP. M. July 3 —Belair, BP. M. July s—Wilna,5 —Wilna, Benson and Baltimore. sisterhood of the world that is bravely jour neying into a future they only half under stand, but are forced irresistably to desire. Elizabeth Forbes. To those earnest, devoted ladies who will distribute the Suffrage News through Har ford county. I, as one of its citizens, greet you in spirit, and hope that the effort you are mak ing to enlighten the men upon the rights and needs of women, which can be materially promoted by the franchise, will find many willing to help the cause. Suffrage is com ing, and the constant agitation of the subject will hasten the day of its inauguration. Yours with best wishes, Caleb J. Moore. I am quite willing to have the suffrage granted to the women of this State. When the question comes to be voted on, I shall vote for it. I would like to see a majority of the women favor it when it comes to be granted, but in saying this I do not mean that I would wait to be satisfied of this be fore voting for it. Yours very sincerely, Stevenson A. Williams.