WOMEN: Aunt Samantha

With the thesis that "Uncle Sam Needs a Wife," finding a thousand flaws in our man-made government, a woman wrote a book.* It was calculated to show how the feminine touch would set things right. One of the chapters was titled, "Wanted—A Female Moses." Ida Clyde Clarke, the writer, found that women needed a leader—one chosen not by men, but by themselves—and proceeded likewise to state what, in her belief, constitutes the inadequacy of certain women leaders of today:

"Mrs. Catt has power and ability.

She could perhaps be our Moses if she...

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