WOMEN: Notes, Apr. 20, 1925

¶ Edith, widow of the late John Jacob Rogers, U. S. Congressman from the Massachusetts district, announced her candidacy to succeed her husband. She emulates two San Francisco women—Mrs. Mae Nolan, Mrs. Florence Kahn—who took their husbands' seats in Congress. Humphrey O'Sullivan (rubber heels) will run against her on the Democratic ticket. All Republican aspirants retired in her favor. Both Mrs. Kahn and Mrs. Rogers are widely known and well-liked at the Capital.

¶ A complete female ticket was elected for the local government of Winslow, a hamlet in the Arkansas mountains....

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