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"The Women Who Do Not Want Suffrage" make their case why they should not be given the right to vote in the upcoming constitutional referendum on 5 June 1916.
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Sample election ballot for the Muscatine city elections of March 4, 1918, published by the Muscatine Herold. By publishing the ballot with an affidavit in German from the City Recorder, the Herold allowed its readers to familiarize themselves in…
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Clock on his recent work, as well as recent electoral defeat, which he clocks up to a bloc of anti-prohibitionists contesting his dry politics. "I was gloriously defeated."
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Author notes success in "stamping out" German in county churches.
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Local German preacher expresses disappointment in Babel, especially in light of the German-language stumping he undertook two years ago for the governor, which, he notes, the "election showed [was] not in vain."
1912.pdf

Sole, incomplete issue of Die Freie Presse, party organ of local Muscatine Socialist Party.
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