Lucy Parsons, Indian wife 11May14

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Lucy Parsons, Indian wife 11May14 - prohibition it pro suf out nine and of a of the...
prohibition it pro suf out nine and of a of the can, that by by the 1914 to SUFFRAGE MOVEMENT Pnhllfthrd tit wwk In th 1ntwtt of Woman's F.nfrnrh(emnt. Ad1r ll communication to Mr. J. A. ( lark, 123 ThLrteeiith avenue, east, Vancouver, B. C. By those who defend the unjust laws affecting the women of this province we are told that these laws were made to meet a, xmdltlon existing: at the time of their Inception. That condition was the Indian wile. However, any Intelligent person, any ordin ary school boy or girl who had studied English history and English civil gov ernment knows that thes" laws were patterned after the old English la we and while many of the laws in Eng land have been altered, we atlll have these relics of barbarism upon our statute books, and yet we axe told we have statesmen at the head of the government. And after all, the Indian wife was a woman and a mother and had Just as much rifrht to expect protection as any other woman or mother. Recently we had visiting our city a full - blooded Cherokee Indian woman. This woman was eo endowed with knowledge, intelligence and inspiration that she was able to lecture to and Interest great audiences surely enough to make these old RrKlsh Columbia lawmakers turn over In their graves. There Is no doubt but that Mrs. Lucy Parsons could have given them a few good hints if she had been present at the famous law - making party. Let us hope that people will finally get right on this question and fitop making a bad matter worse by giving sue degrading excuses. A woman's a woman 'for a that." J by the the but can and to to It's his and he

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  1. Vancouver Daily World,
  2. 11 May 1914, Mon,
  3. Page 6

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