The M.S.C. Record Volume 24, Nos. 16-32

The M.S.C. Record Volume 24, Nos. 16-32

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1919 edition. Excerpt: ... at 413 Fidelity Bldg., Duluth, Minn. Women of Michigan This is Your Affair! IS IT NOT PROVIDENTIAL that the first vital issue to come up since the women of this state have gained their franchise is that issue which most intimately and most seriously--affects the life and happiness of woman--the booze question? IF THERE WAS ONE QUESTION on which women have always wished they could register their convictions it was on this one of the saloon. ON APRIL SEVENTH the enfranchised women of Michigan will enjoy that golden opportunity--and for that reason we are absolutely certain not only of success, but of a vote so overwhelmingly against this last forlorn effort of the "Wets" as to end the matter for all time. FOR WE CONFIDENTLY expect that the most intelligent vote ever cast in this state will then be recorded--the intelligent, clear-seeing decision of the women added to that of the men who previously voted this same question down. FOR--MAKE NO MISTAKE--while the so-called "Light Wines and Beer" amendment sounds almost harmless, it is the old question under a cloak of verbiage--it means in plain language the re-opening of the saloon. AND YOU KNOW WHAT that means--women know only too well. SO WE WILL NOT ATTEMPT to analyze that particular document here. Time enough for that before election day. OUR PURPOSE NOW--our ardent desire--is to impress upon the women of the state, the necessity of registering at once. TRUE, YOU HAVE until March 22nd--and in cities or townships of less than 10,000, until March 29th--to register. BUT YOU KNOW how dangerous is delay. Something may come up--you may delay and then forget until it is too late--and then find yourself barred from exercising that precious privilege for which so many good...show more

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  • Paperback
  • 189 x 246 x 7mm | 249g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236900030
  • 9781236900036