WH0 WILL TAKE CARE
OF THE BABIES?
A Happy Solution of a Very
Miss Laura Clay in her recent lecture
at Market Hall told a little story in
refutation of the old charge that there
would be no one left at home to take
care of the babies if women went to
A tourist, it seems, wanting to get
information at first hand in regard to
the workings of equal suffrage in Colorado, strolled over to the voting place
on election day. Presently two women
came along, each carrying a baby, and
began chatting with a pleasant looking
individual! of the male persuasion, who
stood at the door of the building. After
a round or two of merry banter, one of
the women handed the man her baby
and went into the booth to cast her vote.
When she returned, the child, in a state
of high good humor, was restored to its
rightful owner, and the same friendly
arms were held out to receive the other
infant. Whereupon this mother also
went into the booth to discharge her
duty to the state.
"Who is that pleasant looking individ-
ual that seems to have such a winning
way with mothers and babies?"' asked
the mystified tourist of a bystander.
"Him; Oh! that is one of the candidates," was the reply.
New Suffragette Stunt.
London, Fob. 7.—The suffragettes
have begun a campaign of cutting telephone and telegraph wires. 'Thirty telephone wires were cut today near Dumbarton, Scotland, and many telegraph
wires between Birmingham and Coventry. Much inconvenience was caused by
the action of the suffragettes.
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