REUBEN AND RACHEL UP TO DATE

Reuben and Rachel Up To Date Composed by two members of the College Equal-Suffrage League in California, and being widely sung in the suffrage Campaign in that State. Reuben, I have long been...

...Women's proper sphere's the home, dear, But the home's our whole great State...
...Factory prison, pure food, play-groundsó Women hear a hundred calls...
...Chorus...
...Still the world is not quite perfect...
...Rachel, Rachel, you've convinced me, And I'll take you for my mate...
...Let us help in our sraall way...
...From the cook-stove and the wash-tub She should never wish to roam...
...She: If they'd give us votes for women All along the Western sea...
...Cast your eye upon the man Who's been lord of the Creation Ever since the world began...
...She: And they show the best of sense, He: When they give you Votes for Women...
...Chorus...
...Chorus...
...Tura lura lura lura, Tura lura lura lee, He: What I want's a perfect lady Not a head-strong suffragette...
...Chorus...
...In the spending of this money Can't you let her have some say...
...There is one thing don't forget...
...Reuben, I have long been thinking What a nice world this would be If they'd give us vstes for women All along the Western sea...
...Reuben, Reuben, home's no longer Bounded by our flat's four walls...
...Reuben, dear, a perfect lady Must like men her taxes pay...
...Rachel, Rachel, you surprise me...
...No chorus...
...Reuben, Reuben, I'm admitting Men thus far have held full sway...
...Rachel, stop that kind of talking...
...Rachel, Rachel, you're forgetting Woman's proper spherpe's the home...
...She: Won't it simply be immense...
...He: Rachel, Rachel, you've convinced them, (Hesitation between...
...Chorus...
...What I want's a perfect lady, Not a head-strong suffragette...
...Chorus...

Vol. 3 • May 1911 • No. 21


 
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