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Periodical containing cartoons reprinted from the London Daily Express. On the final page of this issue is a cartoon by artist,
Sidney Strube entitled "Far from the madding crowd." The illustration shows the Prime Minister, Herbert Henry Asquith,…

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Article about suffragists Mary Leigh and Gladys Evans, sentenced to five years' penal servitude. Lizzie Baker was also charged and sentenced to seven months imprisonment. Mabel Capper, was discharged for lack of evidence.

Leigh was convicted for…

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Account of rioting by suffragists in England, where women stormed the home of Prime Minister Asquith, smashed windows in the homes of members of Parliament, and attacked the Chief Secretary for Ireland, Augustine Birrell. 156 women were reportedly…

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Account of attack on the Prime Minister H.H. Asquith by suffragists following a session in the House of Commons where he made a campaign promise to postpone discussion of a suffrage bill until the next parliament. Rioting and violence continued…

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Account of a suffrage demonstration on Parliament in England led by Emmeline Pankhurst. 82 suffragists and supporters were arrested after bypassing a police cordon and making it to Prime Minister Asquith to demand introduction of the woman suffrage…