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 - authori-' condi-t great-!Iy Mrs. White, Proud o...
authori-' condi-t great-!Iy Mrs. White, Proud o f New York Women, Denounces White House Picketers Medina, Aug. 24. "On to Saratoga" is the slogan of the moment with the suffragists of this county, and, under the leadership of Mrs. P. F. Perry, Assembly Assembly district leader for Orleans county, a delegation is being organized to go from Medina to take greetings to the suffrage forces, -which -which will assemble at the state conference in Saratoga, August 29th and 30th. Mrs, Carl Breed, Mrs. F. F. Perry, and Mrs. II. II. Morgan are to be accredited delegates from this district. district. They will go by train, meeting the other delegates from Western New York there. Mrs. Breed, who is the treasurer4 of the party in Medina, and the local chairman chairman of the Woman's Committee of the Council of National Defense, explained to-day, to-day, to-day, that one reason for the intense interest which the suffragists of the state are feeling in this conference, Is the opportunity which it will offer for the discussion of women's war service, and the part suffragists will take now and after the campaign. "We are to have at the conference Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt, who is a member of the National Council of Defense Defense (woman's committee)," explained Mrs. Breed to-day, to-day, to-day, "as well as the Governor Governor of the state, the Mayor of New York, the former ambassador to Germany Germany and other of the men who best understand the work which is ahead or us." - Mrs. David White, chairman of the local organization, who ha Just returned from a long stay in Washington, her original home, gave out the following statement yesterday: "I am glad to be back to work with the suffragists or New York state, in the last days of the campaign. I have been in. Washington Washington during all this picket agitation, and have realized how much harm it was probably doing to the brave women baclt in New York state who have worked so long for the rote, and always in such a dignified, good-natured good-natured good-natured way. I have been glad to see that the general attitude attitude has not been to hold this great body of women responsible for the actions actions of the little group of wilful agitators agitators down there. People see that there are foolish people in every party. I was in Washington when Mrs. Whitehouse, chairman of the New York State Woman Woman Suffrage party, sent her delegation to ask the women down there to stop, and was proud of the good sense and patriotism which the women of New York state were showing. I think it Is great that all these big men are coming coming to speak at the Saratoga conference. It certainly shows that they are judging judging the movement by the majority of its workers, not by the very small minority." minority." and Fruden-hiem state evidently men, being 11 Main near-by safe,

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  1. Democrat and Chronicle,
  2. 25 Aug 1917, Sat,
  3. Page 4

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