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James, Ada Lois, 1876-1952 / Ada James papers, correspondence, 1912, Nov. 8-Dec. 23
Wis Mss OP, Box 17, Folder 3 ([unpublished])

[Letter to Ada: Milwaukee, Wis., Nov. 14, 1912] PDF (513.2 KB)


VOTES FOR WOMEN EDITION-MONDAY, OCTOBER 28th
THE MILWAUKEE LEADER
MRS. VICTOR L. BERGER, Editor-in-Chief
MRS. HENRY M. YOUMANS
Chairman Prt* Committee
FLORA GAPEN
Business Manager
O2o                                    Milwaukee, Wis.,
Nov. 14, 119!1.ý
Ad  dear:
iv-nt to -.close a fet ins a      can ot ref:rain Lro das
ing off a few words wii . j4 e.     a n. wvriting zzt± letters te
cr
leaTies to v' ich we sent Catholic literature aski4 Jza i     possible
to pay fo: it. You se' in severa    cases w3 sen' te litera-ure whether
ordered or *.ot and so really cannot e                      b    I thu  
t
I'd take a chance.   Th1 whole m..ount woud total about $3@ o
it i: worth wri1in0 for ani I could pay the hationi ou     o   h. I~o
money seem~s to cco o in and Dane Cou.try, Os~k~osh anl Knen'h? owe us a
lot of ronhy. I eholl ýait a lit le loaies arA     ...     e t   
 ... and
try to ur ,  hea t   o   up.
I av. e Jlosin the~ article i the 'adisen Jeurnj concerninr
yorlet  r to -r-. Hoyt. Ths arclce had a rood place oý the frott
pare. I h~vn't seen the 'ii,ukee paper arI2s3       bu    spos      e
Lay have Lade an inSi~fifi2 ni± no> e of it. You m~i i.t send this
on to
T
It wa  nice of you to t      ofy a-w               do , as the
person for he secre& ryehip or    e n~a sufr_       niza ion. Pr nkiy
I do no- think I ar th person a+ all, because re fly I a. a oer on of
no importnce in .adison 2711 w~oever occupies t      of
all h1v3 loc.l b'ckin;.    he oier wo: en no. in c>:<e would feel tfat
it wa     o alnoet a Joke to have re &nd I confess t. t I woull nol w
 t to
have  hm   feel tli t I                           I o rt0 be icat-, to.
I really had not given I    ou~ h  to h.v.n< myself  in ch:'rge
wh1n I euggestei 'adison.  I do t~ink th'  .adisniteloclple
but I a: sur-e I e:: aot the !ogic 1l pe'son. I am willi:" to do what
I
canto re>somonestar -ed at the week :ni I t:ilnk }rs. Pleyer gould be
the one to select 12 s>e would c: .siler it. f~~mx~~x            
There are dozens of reaaons why I sh'ould ra±Iher live zan~y
o±r  lacs  3: "d son.  I am never happy here~  Bein~g a f~olishly
-r..........  p erson, I ha.ve for years been depressed by  da!on.  Tou.
I h    had faoflly "o d1 t ire  , I have aile :o    xm:mml~        had
myLotnh upy ½i:: here ren- ..e thou Kt of livin- in a1/son co..es
to
my n~ 7
. .. Los   o   -e   *  I  ha.ve  a  ew  ood  f  iend,  hre'e  'i  my  fa:
i±y  and
tha.t i; a ou 1K e etem.t c .i interest ia 'adi 3o1. I like to be a' le
to visit he'e uai4- frequently, bout if 'other an1 Duzm were not here, I
ra1K er t~ink IId :ever find tA :e tc c e xxx to 7adison. As you know
REMEMBER TO VOTE FOR WOMAN SUFFRAGE NOVEMBER 5


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