There are two fields of public endeavor in which women have equalled or eclipsed men. One of these is the formation of clubs. The other is public reform. In the field of reform, it will be years before the name of Carrie Nation is forgotten. With a fame not so flamboyant as Carrie Nation's, but equally enduring, the name of Lucy Page Gaston will survive. Miss Gaston passed away last week.

At Delaware, Ohio, in 1860, Miss Gaston first came into the world. At an early age she evinced a desire for improving...

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