1911 03 30 the washington post p4 SUFFRAGUSTS PLAN PARADE1

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1911 03 30 the washington post p4 SUFFRAGUSTS PLAN PARADE1 - SUFFRAGISTS PLAIT PARADE a a a Meanwhile a...
SUFFRAGISTS PLAIT PARADE a a a Meanwhile a Dainty Lightweight Is Wanted for the Sedan Chair From the New York Times Plans are out for a woman suffrage parade to take place on April 29 which the promoters say will exceed anything of the kind ever given In this country The evolution of woman from the sedan chair days to the present athletic age - will be shown in the procession with trades and politics brought In Arrangements have been mada for ev erything but the occupant arid carriers of the sedan chair with which there has been a little difficulty Since the period of the sedan chair women have been growing heavier and men lighter the committee in charge of the parade says To find a delicate little woman who will step Into an old - time picture look the part and not weigh so much that the carrier will - drop her seems almost im possible in these days of college girl athletics athletics Mrs Stanton Blatch is chairman otthe parade committee Mrs James Lees Lald - law represents the woman suffrage party Miss Harriet May Mills the State Woman Suffrage Association and Miss Martha Gruening the Collegiate Equal Suffrage There will be uniformity in dress for those taking part in the procession as far as possible white shirtwaists and skirts if the weather permits x otherwise white waists and dark skirts The line of march will be from Fifty ninth street down Fifth avenue to Union square starting at 3 oclock the meeting at Union square to begin at 4 oclock As far as possible every one will walk There will be a few carriages for those who are designated as the lame the halt and the blind aside from a few special carriages and a float Scotch pipers as representing antiquated antiquated music will lead the procession Following Following this wljl come the sedan chair containing containing the lightweight woman if she can be found A float showing the arts and crafts will come next Miss Lucy Wilson a Long Island farmer will bring along a platoon of women farmers Miss Grace Fllklns will be in charge of the actresses and Mrs Thompson Seton arid Mrs Anne OHagen Shinn of the writers Women doctors and nurses will be in charge of Mrs John Rogers Mrs Helen Hoy Greeley ahd Miss Bertha Rembaugh will have a squad of women lawyers Miss Elimna Wilson the women engineers and the typists will follow Miss Elizabeth Suchman Miss Elizabeth Cook will look after business women At J IM theater la Co

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  1. The Washington Post,
  2. 30 Mar 1911, Thu,
  3. Page 4

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