WOMEN: Widow's Maiden Speech

It is a custom in Congress that a new member shall for a time shrink against the crannied wall, and then later, being seasoned in the Congressional climate, he may open the flowers of his rhetoric. So the custom of the maiden speech has arisen, and last week one of the three ladies of the House, elected more than a year ago and present in Congress since last December, spoke forth in formal words for the first timeā€”and her first words were a reproach. She was Mrs. Julius...

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