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James, Ada Lois, 1876-1952 / Ada James papers, correspondence, 1912, Dec. 24-31, [1912]
Wis Mss OP, Box 17, Folder 4 ([unpublished])

[Letter to Mrs. Dennett: Richland Center, Wis., December 24, 1912] PDF (228.5 KB)


Richland 6enter, Wis.
December '4, 1912
Dear Mrs. Dennett:-
I have filled out your blanks or the blanks you
enclosed rather, as best I could. But to make out a complete and frank
report such as the board has a right to, it will have to be confidential
for the following reasons;-
We had a campaign of about seventeen months. The last legis-
lature passed A Corrupt oractice- Act. Last winter when the law w-is
under di .;Laion, we 1-rot, Lto h    . .tori, Gner .1  o find out vhetuier
we c 'me under the l- an it 'z fiuy      ecided thte          This law
limits thc 9mount s pent oDr   2 c  aj: to   "lQ)000.  e had already
spent several thousand dollars ;nd only a s-:all dart of the s tate
organized. \We orgaizd t- ' uenr scoc iet i s en :qual 3ulfrage Leagu
and a Tii vaukee County  eawue     ralsed Ahe roney for both thee org:.n-
izations :-u circcted te               it. he three     a       p.
........  .   if                       state,  ii 'o  official
report iL "ould      , ,  that  V  u } i   m  f.  .   .   t
K~iBs 3o~     r id ~A out Io tI ousaro A' the iational in Wisconsin
last year, so wo really are not the"dead b~ets                 4 aopear
o be.
,.e kent Vvithi the Taw but if the r.,S.A. er Le   iquor   lu¼ rests
knew ho- -we did it , unleasant publicity woIld fol ow.
Foping t!iz re o-t proves    ti   uctory, I am yours for
A Corming Victory


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