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Haldeman-Julius updates Addams on her daughter, explains recent appeals to remove her husband from the draft, and discusses their publishing company.
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Karsten sends Rosecrans material on military training in schools and universal military service for a school debate.
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Dales hopes that Addams will use her influence to help pass an amendment to the Draft Law of 1917.
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Karsten tells Dales that Addams wants to send her request through the Woman's Peace Party's legislative committee who can determine whether or not to support the amendments to the Draft Law of 1917.
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A suggested amendment to Draft Law proposes that last or only children be exempted from military service and that men pursuing post-graduate study be exempted to preserve teaching and investigation.
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Karsten sends Minthorn information on the conscription law and the Woman's Peace Party.
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Minthorn asks Addams if the conscription law excludes Quakers and suggests a plan to bring about peace.
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In discussing two German Americans attempt suicide to avoid the draft and fighting against their native country of Germany, Viereck's argues for alternate ways for German-Americans to serve their country.
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Moore provides Addams data on number of men who claimed a draft exemption as a way to gauge support for the war.
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Karsten tells Twitchell that Addams cannot give a speech in Cincinnati due to poor health.
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Addams asks Baker to include amendments for conscientious objectors in the pending Selective Draft bill.
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Twitchell invites Addams to speak in Cincinnati against conscription.
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Parker returns Wald and Addams's letter which he believes was misaddressed, and states his support for universal military service.
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Addams testifies against conscription before a closed hearing of the House of Representatives Committee on Military Affairs. She was one of many opponents who opposed universal service.
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The Woman's Peace Party outlines steps that peace activists can take once war is declared.
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Addams congratulates Jensen for defeating conscription in Australia.
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Addams writes to Sedgwick explaining her reluctance to write an article on women's vote at the moment.
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Mackie advises Sharpless about how conscription worked in New Zealand and is concerned about efforts to start it in Pennsylvania.

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