A Rose-Colored Statement.
Miss Jane Addams, the brilliant head of Hull House, said at a luncheon of the Chicago Civic Club:
"We women have still much to fight for. Our battle will be long and difficult. Well, let us frankly admit it. There is nothing to be gained by such rose-colored phrases as William White employed.
"William White's brother had killed a man in cold blood.
"'Well, William how about your brother?' A visitor to the town asked him one day after the trial.
"'Well,' said William, 'they've put him in jail for a month.'
"'That's rather a light sentence for a cold-blooded murder,' said the gentleman.
"'Yes, sir,' William admitted, 'but at the month's end they're going to hang him'".