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Miss Philbrook Tries Again

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Mncli interest is feit throughout New ,Tcr?( v in the case of Miss Mary Philbrool; of Jersey Cry, who is employed in the nfiico of the city counsel of Hoboken, and her applicatioii for exnminatioTi to be admitted to tht bar. This ;)i'jntion was made noarlya year agü ;.:xl theu dcuied by tho supremo court.' Miss F'hilbrook hnd a bilí propared for.prpseiitation to the legislature at tlio present session. It provides for tho adiuission of woinen to the bar on the suuie teroi'a as the men, and accouipauyiuthe bilJ svas apetition favoring the bilí by 800 representativo lawyers of the state. The bil! was referred to the judieiary comnaittee, yhich gave a hearing on Jan. 29. Mrs. Florence Howe M;i)l of Pl'ainfleld spoke in favor of the rigiit of women to follow any honorable calïïng they chose. Miss Philbrook raade'a forceful aDd able argument on her case. Mrs. C. Kilgore of Pblladèlphia, who socured the admission of women to the Pemisylvania bar, made a loug legal argnment.


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