The Theatre: Statue Smasher

Frail, feminist Mrs. Adelaide Johnson, a sculptor for more than 60 of her 80-odd years, long knew and admired the late great Suffragette Susan B. Anthony. Her statue of Miss Anthony, rising (with fellow Feminists Lucretia Mott and Elizabeth Cady Stanton) from a sea of Carrara marble, rests in the crypt of the U. S. Capitol—"the first monument of woman to women," states Mrs. Johnson in her Who's Who paragraph, "in any nat. capitol in the world." Fortnight ago Mrs. Johnson faced eviction from her studio-home in Washington. Thereupon she did what Susan...

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