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Posted: February 20, 2013 at 3:52 a.m.

100 YEARS AGO Feb. 20, 1913 The proposed constitutional amendment to permit the people of Arkansas to vote on the question of woman suffrage went down in defeat in the House yesterday afternoon. As the speaker announced the vote of 35 for the resolution and 55 against it, the suffragettes in the gallery, who have labored long and faithfully for the measure, quietly pinned on their hats and departed, leaving three small boys gazing down into the arena.

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