Evelyn McElroy Suffragist in 1916 with Mary Haggerty

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Evelyn McElroy Suffragist in 1916 with Mary Haggerty - MRS. ENO, DEFEATED MAY GO TO COURT Adjourned...
MRS. ENO, DEFEATED MAY GO TO COURT Adjourned Assembly District Convention of Queens Suffragists Suffragists Ends in a Row. MANY DELEGATES BARRED Mrs. 8uffern Hurries to Take Charge of Warring Faction Mr.Me-Loughlln Mr.Me-Loughlln Mr.Me-Loughlln New Leader. Th adjourned assembly district convention convention of the Woman Suffrage Party In Queens wound up In a row laat night, and Mr. Alfred J. Kno. the Chairman, who leadership is being asonteated. left the convention a 1th her aupportera. Th convention then elected Mrs. Julia Mc-IaOUghUa Mc-IaOUghUa Mc-IaOUghUa to succeed Mrs. Eno. but Mrs. Eno aald that ahe would carry the mat- mat- w it tbm COurts. The convention, which waa adjourned from Tuesday, when a vote for Chairman Chairman resulted In a tie. was held at a home of Mrs. John Hoben. at lOB Twelfth Street. Long Island City. When members of the opposition called at Mra. Hoben'a hdua laat night they were asked If they had tickets signed by Mrs. Eno. showing that they had registered at tha suffrage headquarters lrt Queens. Thoae who said they had no such order were not permitted to enter the convention. The excluded suffragiaU gathered out on the sidewalk until there were about thirty of them. Under the leadersidp of Mrs. Mary Haggerty they went to the home of Miss Evelyn McElroy at 153 Twelfth Street, a few doors away from the convention. There they organised a meeting of protest, and after several speeches had been made they decided to communicate with Mrs. J. Wentworth Huffern of Brooklyn. Vice President of the New .York State organisation. Mrs.

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  1. The New York Times,
  2. 14 Jan 1916, Fri,
  3. Page 20

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