IDEOLOGIES: The Amazons

Madame Yvonne Magnan-Pellenc of Marseille comes of a long line of rich soapmakers. In the family's heyday, she says, her great-grandfather opened the Marseille Prefecture Ball by escorting the Empress Eugénie on his arm. In these rowdier days, Mme. Magnan-Pellenc has taken to the political soapbox. Her object is to organize women as "The Amazons of Peace." The amazonian slogan: "War on Man, to Get Peace for the World." The first step is to try to win for women the municipal elections of Marseille, where Mme. Magnan-Pellenc has rallied 283 Amazons.

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