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The Only Woman Correspondent

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Women visitors to the Capítol are always much iuterested when they perceive one oí their sex sitting in the prees gallen', hard at work with pencil and paper. There are maiiy women in Washington who write f or the press, and some of' them earn large incomes too, bot on)}' one has entree to the press gallery- This lady, Mrs. Bnrke, is the regularly accredited and very industrióos correspondent of a western paper, and she takes her place among the large nnmber of newspaper men and managee to get all the news in which her ernployers are interested, but the fact is she meets with ro very cordial welcome at the hands of her fellow workew. The newspaper correspondeuts here have always been opposed to letting women into the gallerj-, and while they conldn't keep Mrs. Burko out tmder the rule, they managed to esclude her name from tha list of corresponden ts printed in the