James, Ada Lois, 1876-1952 / Ada James papers, correspondence, 1912, Dec. 24-31, 
Wis Mss OP, Box 17, Folder 4 ([unpublished])
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Votes for Women via of moving pictures is the latest * eature adopted by the enterprising moving picture companies. Knowing thie subject to be the most prominent one throughout The United States to-da,-, their audiences will be given an oppor- tunity to see wh:7 thinking women the world over are demanding a voice in the laws of the nation. Ifiss Mary 1. Bartelme of Chicago has just been ap- pointed Assistant Judge of th Tnuvenile Court of Cook Co., Ill., and will preside over a separate division devoted to the trial :f girls and young women charged with minor offenses and delin- qI c n ' 1 ' ~is artclm e is c a-i ayr and seve-ral ye.ars ago was ap- poinited Pu'lic uardian of Cook CGounty, 1hich office she con- duictd so succ ssfn-'Iy 'hat it has led to her elevation to the boneh. rFi s ar't, nee i an ardent supporter of woman suffrage nae fneAddamo of Hull House. Sindsy, o the Denver Juvenile Court, has st beeri -cted 1'f a majority of 25,000, in spite of the f.ct t tha t h', wo le pi)it½a1 machiniery cf the city was set to crush him, is pzroof that the reform sjpiit is strong. among the voting women of Denver. Rev. Father c,,cMahon, pastor of the Catholic Church of Our Lady of Lonr es, New York, cn Vay 31 preached a powerful sermon in his church in favor of woman suffrage and equal pay. Tn the course if hi a r'eatar b aer 1,cahon said: "The Church haas always stooc fw:' the betterment of women. As early as the :-ourteenth nt ,,;Oytjen %r otec on eqa al terms oiith rien, and there i not hing -rwor any or immodest in it now. Anyone reading Snosi -.-o s t tht n frie"'i fnr V. omen :n the doctrines of the C(''irrch. nol, wI!, i nformet in regard to them." n t "I, -aneoo-,or of New York Uni versity, aodress- ng .te vradialg. cas of. a promi rent School for Girls a few .... ........ oe ...... , in favor of woman suffrage, eay~ing it a a necessity because of impending social revolu- tions. rrofesis:r bn½ of t e 'University f l'nnesota, Dem- ocratic cana *datofor (I. rr.r of tho t:te, opthey aepouses universal g-uffa or 'won i a telene of pirinciples on which h4 e ill make hiC campaign. "There i' no sot'n reason why the wom~n of [I on I~-:a <. uP, , n -a e .. .... rii Ic x r ,-: . .c~; t e rz -t to elxpress .. . -hemsd .. . ...... ...... emsit affects them a do- Edoes t ral 'atioc" reads the statrment, or f e ; g .ora tod 0 y the Legislature .....ý'_ n( v t e,.rh reýýr~ e to woman suffrage. app intoer: of tono -on-a ?ineit nen tano. act as a vi(+,e commision to r- - " te i. r 1- cf landling not only the socalI evil u oth-r fvircs c ice. 1.: will be the duty of th- Ic: i ,- e a! investigation of condi- tions in rhiladelpiia. r.e ,. 4of ½- : - s Men', Equan Sffrage Lpction o. a 1u11 quota of offic'rs, sy: ,o .. eka Lrztai. Their actie work1 in the campaign;. xx 1i e Ianr mmedteiy1 aid a numb Ier of ½celkers s'ill .... th pia,.,o r in s.pt o tho suffrage ame'iment. The i. u½ of mtirgi is ho b g arranged and will cover the en- tire State. ce Lcat Kng " h Du ri in 1908 :igad th~e bill giv- ins ul nunici 'ii s 0 t Danish women. Fe "o s also in fa- vor f flull ef'*a e f , o"i toey have petitioned, ani which iP J. ooed sili. oon n. t s ...t fty years nice th women of Lweden were glen thein~cal fcrancise, an] there is every prospect that t ..... rKll . 1h uni erssa! s ffrge bill now under discussion in th-a Lower Ho'use. r a lcttei "oil shed Jr t h,,-ondon imes, the Bishop of No ,t Q,,oers t' r "Aua I .JI I righ ' 1 ecoming more an-t -rore ir~ .1:1on as t'o le t e, . i!- op for social and poli tical ezpenient. . -,e ha:e trieo the experiment of wom- en's franehis i for several years. Certainly in the Commonwealth and i n QueenAa'n, I belia;ve also in rther States, x'omen have exactly tho same e r r i n 7m-- icy orn ob- i-erv-ati, , T can unh sitaingl assrt that such electoral priv- ileges have bun ,e_. quie as w, el]., if not slightly better, than by the men."
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