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HOUSE OF COMMONS RAID.I

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HOUSE OF COMMONS RAID. I 116 PERSONS ARRESTED. — As previously advertised, a raid, organised by the ruUitant- section of the Suffragists, was made upon.he House of Commons on Tuesday even- ing, and resulted in a great deal of disturbance. much hard work for the police, and 116 arrest* of persons who took part in the raid. As a preliminary, a meeting was held at Cas. ton Hall. Mrs. Pethick Lawrence presided, beirig supported by Mrs. and Miss Pankhurst and the rest of the deputation. Mrs. Lawrence, who spoke with a good deal of feeling, begged no one. tn hinder the deputation on its departure, and exhorted an present to preserve throe-minutes' silence after the deputa- tion had left. The deputation then, headed by .t'ankhurst, marched into Victoria-street. Enormous crowds had gathered, and there was much disorder. The police admitted the deputation through the cordon outside the Broad Sanctuary and conducted it to St. Stephen's entrance. Inspec- tor Scantlehury here handed Mrs. Pankhursfc a letter from the Prime Minister expressing his regret at his inability to receive the members of the deputation. "I refuse to accept this letter," said Mrs. Fankhurst after perusing it, "and I stand upon my rights as a subject of the King to enter the o House of CmmnOJJK" Mrs. Pankhurst and her companions refused to leave. The deputation commenced struggling 1 with the police, and Mrs. Pankhurst gave In- spector Jarvis a smart smack in the face. Eventually the members of the deputation were all arrested and led from the square. Meanwhile, around every quarter of Parlia- I ment Square individual Suffragettes struggled j with the police and were arrested, followed by I cheering and jeering crowds. There was a dangerous element of roughness apparent in certain sections of the crowd, which in many places was of the lowest and least de- sirable description. Stones were thrown, win- dows smashed, and more arrests were made. Two men and one woman were injured. Through- out the evening, under most trying circum- stances, the police preserved wonderful good temper and discretion. One party of attackers were discovered in Westminster Abbey grounds, and there was an exciting chase of them for about a hundred yards, the pursued women screaming loudly. Shortly after nine o'clock a man in the Cen- tral Hall of the House of Commons shouted out "The women of England are clamouring for He got no further. Bystanders seized him and hustled him out into St. Stephen's Hall, where he was handed over to the police. Stones wrapped in brown paper were thrown through the windows of Mr. McKenna's official residence in Downing-street, and windows in the Home Office, the Privy Council Office, and the Treasury Office were also broken. j| It is alleged that while the mounted police fl| were assisting in arresting some Suffragettes |B a'man in the crowd injured a horse with a pocket 1 knife and made his escape. m Several constables were knocked down in the jl struggle. One was rendered semi-unconscious. fl

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