The Picket Line — 10 September 2012

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AMERICAN WOMEN AND THE FRANCHISE.

3 January 1913, Western Mail (Perth, WA : 1885 - 1954), page 26

American Women and the Franchise American suffragists are beginning to adopt tax resisting as a means of protest against their exclusion from the State franchise. The case of Miss Lucy Daniels, a Vermont property owner, has attracted a good deal of attention. Miss Daniels, who has a summer house at Grafton, Vermont, has put the authorities in a dilemma by refusing to pay taxes while, as she says, denied representation. Last year some of her bank stock was seized, and sold, but the bank refused to honour the sale, and continues to send Miss Daniels the dividends. It appears that the transfer of national bank…