Unfair newspapers headlined "Vote Slacker"
when Mrs. Oliver Hazard Perry Belmont, suffragette and political
matron, announced that she had never voted and never would until U. S.
women should "place in the field" a Presidential candidate. Mrs.
Belmont did not say whether or not the candidate would have to be a
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