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The woman suffragists of the Southern States have called a convention to meet in New Orleans, Nov. 10 and 11, to discuss conclusions of the convention may have weight and official character they have invited the Governors from Virginia to Louisana to meet them here and talk matters over with them.
 
The woman suffragists of the Southern States have called a convention to meet in New Orleans, Nov. 10 and 11, to discuss conclusions of the convention may have weight and official character they have invited the Governors from Virginia to Louisana to meet them here and talk matters over with them.
These women realize that in the South the suffrage movement present different angles from other sections and that what is so generally favored by their sisters and friends in the North and West may be productive of unpleasant results this side of the Ohio.  The South stands for State rights, for State control and regulation of suffrage is battled for years in that cause.
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These women realize that in the South the suffrage movement present different angles from other sections and that what is so generally favored by their sisters and friends in the North and West may be productive of unpleasant results this side of the Ohio.  The South stands for State rights, for State control and regulation of suffrage is battled for years in that cause.  It is naturally and violently opposed to any more national legislation or to any more constitutional amendments on the suffrage.

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Times - Democrat New Orleans, Sept. 11-1913. (Editorial Page.

Woman Suffrage in the South.

The woman suffragists of the Southern States have called a convention to meet in New Orleans, Nov. 10 and 11, to discuss conclusions of the convention may have weight and official character they have invited the Governors from Virginia to Louisana to meet them here and talk matters over with them. These women realize that in the South the suffrage movement present different angles from other sections and that what is so generally favored by their sisters and friends in the North and West may be productive of unpleasant results this side of the Ohio. The South stands for State rights, for State control and regulation of suffrage is battled for years in that cause. It is naturally and violently opposed to any more national legislation or to any more constitutional amendments on the suffrage.