The suffrage bill was delayed by one vote in committee. Senator Jones of New Mexico is trying to get it re-considered. Five hundred meat packers in Sioux City, South Dakota stayed home until the contract discussed for Chicago packers is honored for them as well.
Source: "Move To Consider Suffrage Motion Lost by One Vote," The Evening Herald, Albuquerque, New Mexico, May 6, 1918. Page 1, Column 6.