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feasible manner to remove the barriers which prevent American women from the exercise of the full franchise.

The National Congressional Committee writes that each state will be left free to demonstrate as it sees fit and to pass such resolution as it chooses - preferably however, the form quoted above according to Miss Shaw's last letter. Louisiana and Mississippi will pass resolutions urging state action, but threatening Federal action if too long delayed. The National Board are now strongly convinced, they write me, that it will be necessary to carry fifteen or twenty more states before any Federal amendment is possible and they are particularly interested in aiding the Southern States to secure suffrage. You saw that Mrs. Belmont had sent