"Women are inclined to be practical, whether it is in the home or in politics," said Miss Jane Addams of Hull house, Chicago, in her talk on woman suffrage in Milwaukee recently. Then she smiled.
"I remember a four-act drama which some of the little people in the settlements wrote, which illustrates my point. These little children were told to work up their drama so as to have a climax. And they strove faithfully to have a climax.
"The drama was on the American revolution. In the first act two revolutionary soldiers were standing talking together.
"'Gee, but it's fierce dat we ain't got no flag for this yer revolution,' said one soldier to the other.
"'Yes, ain't it fierce,' responded the second.
"'The next scene was laid at Vavlley Forge, where George Washington was standing in the snow talking to a French officer.
"'Gee, but it's fierce that we ain't got no flag for this yer revolution,' said George Washington.
"'Yep, ain't it fierce,' responded the French officer.
"'The next scene was laid in Betty Ross' dining room Betty Ross was present, holding the baby in her arms talking to George Washington.
"Gee, but ain't it fierce that we ain't got no flag for this yer revolution,' said George Washington.
"'Gee, but ain't it fierce,' responded Betty Ross.
"After remaining silent for a while, Betty Ross held the baby toward George Washington.
"'Here George,' she said. 'Hold the baby for a while, while I make you a flag, for this yer revolution.'
"And that was the climax."