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Women's Activity In Maine

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The Maino Woman Suffrage assooiatiön had a hearing before the joint 311aioiary comtnittee of the legïslataru ipeooutly. Petitioiis for mnnioipal stitfrage have beuu pouring in on the lfigioiature. Tbeihvt camefrom Anu F. Qieeley and ITT others of EUsworth, Mrs. L. M. Fitch aud 21t others of Huult-.:i, uuJ Hartwell D. Jenkins and 308 others of South China. Mrs. Greeloy writes to the Ellswarth American: "Dnring the past two weeks I have been circulating the anuual petition to our legislature, asking for municipal suffrage for womeii. I obtained 180 signaturea. Ëxcept flve, every bu:iness man in town signed the expressed sympatny. Thoso who refused gave as a reason that they were afraid bad wonen would vote or that women would bocorae contaminated. " A meeting of the Maine assooiation vras held at Augusta lately to cousider important changos in the oonstitution. Miss E. U. Yatos has boeu elected the Maine ineinbpr of the national Aruerioaii executive committee.


Ann Arbor Argus
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