The hand book of the National American Woman Suffrage Assocition and proceedings of the annual convention

 
9781130218633: The hand book of the National American Woman Suffrage Assocition and proceedings of the annual convention
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 Excerpt: ...contest by little folks. The seed may strike some fertile ground where it will take root and we cannot tell the outcome. At the Epworth Assembly we gave a one-hour program daily. Although every subject did not pertain strictly to suffrage, the idea that the period was under the auspices of the Woman Suffrage Association gave a precedence to the cause and an extended knowledge of our Association. One of the leaders in the Assembly work said to me he was convinced that much of the success of the Assembly was due to our work upon the program. Nebraska is now waiting for the Chautauqua season to open, and with a neat little sum in her treasury she hopes to be able to make a good showing during the summer outing-time. CLARA A. YOUNG, President. LINCOLA S. GROAT, Corresponding Secretary. NEW HAMPSHIRE. Dues were paid this year for 602 members, a gain of 157 members over last year. Five new clubs have been organized, and not an old club has failed to pay dues. We have printed 10,000 leaflets of our own, and have also ordered hundreds from the National Association. Several State Associations have passed resolutions endorsing woman suffrage. Our State Convention was well attended and much enthusiasm manifested. There has been unusual interest in school suffrage the past year. Several towns have put women on the school board for the first time. An effort was made to secure municipal suffrage for women. Mrs. Mary I. Wood, President of the State Federation, was the principal speaker at the hearing. For the first time in the history of New Hampshire, the judiciary committee gave a favorable report, 7 to 2, In our favor, but the bill failed to come to a vote in the House. There never was a time when there was so much sentiment in favor of suffrage as there is today. MARY...

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