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A Funny Incident (with A Moral)

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happened in the New Hampshire legislatura the other day. A bilí for woman suffrage was before the house, and had a . strong chance for passing. When the ballot was ordered, one of the leading chatnpions of the mea-ure arose and said ho should havo to vote agalnst it, eplaining that before ho left home that morning his wife rcmarked that "if he was fooi enough to vote for that bilí, he needn't come homo anv more." A roar of laughterpassed over the hall, and the bill was lost 147 to 87. Moral - when women really want the ballot they will likey get it. At present, the women of the land have enough to do in caring for their homes and children, without wasting time on politics. The September Century will contain a nainber of timely papers in connection with the one hundre tth annivorsary of the eompletion of tho work of the convention which formed tho consfr tution of the United Slates. John Bach Hellaster writos of "The Framers and Framiug of the Constitution," and there are short Communications on "(íovernment by the People" and "Tho Federal Balance." The frontispiece of the number is a portr.iil of Thomas Jeflerson, accompanying illustratcd papers on "Thomas Jetierson's Home," by J. G Ni' olay, and 'The Later Years of Monticello," by Frank R. Stockton, who has spont a nuraber of summers ncar the home of JotTerson There are at present at Stratford Conn., two interesting olJ ladies. Ono is Mrs. Perry, widow of Commodore Perry, the hcro of Lake Ere, and tho other is Mrs. Lamb, widow of Gen, Lamb, a prominent oflicer ia the war of 1812. Both are well on in years, bul bright and active.


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