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Lake Shore News (Wilmette, Illinois), 26 Sep 1912, p. 1

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Mrs. Murry Nelson, Jr., chairman of the executive committee of the Winnetka Woman's Progressive club is credited with the idea of selling Progressive party stamps and membership certificates in a store located at 808 Elm street, Winnetka. The executive committee is made up Mrs. Murry Nelson, Jr., chairman; Mrs. James F. Porter, secretary; and Miss Ethel Mason, treasurer. Among the women actively identified with the cause are Mrs. Morris Lieber, Mrs. Phillip Post, Mrs. Lorenzo Johnston, Mrs. George Higginson, Jr., Mrs. Edward B. Burrling and Mrs. Cuthbert Adams. The same women who are in charge of the store also are responsible for the large Bull Moose political meeting held in the Woman's club Monday night. The speakers were Mrs. Kellogg Fairbank, western manager of the woman's branch of the Progressive party; Alderman Charles M. Thomson of the Tweny-fifth ward, Chicago, Harold Ickes of Evanston, chairman of the state central committee, and Frank Funk, candidate for governor.

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26 Sep 1912
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.10808 Longitude: -87.7359
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