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PEMRROKE BOROUGH SESSIONS.

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VOTES FOR WOMEN. 0- The demonstration made on Saturday in sup- port of the enfranchiseruont cf'women was tHe most- important erlor yet made to impress upon the public and Parliament the electoral dis- abilities of women. Nothiug daunted by the lain and mud, the women a.^emb.ed in "Hyde Park at two o'clock. They were divided into four sections. First came the members of the National Women's Federation, then the Society 01 Women Suffragettes, followed by the Wtmen's Liberal Federation and the British Women's Icmpcrance Association. In the foremost row was Lady Strachev, while not far behind her inarched tlie two daughters of Lady Carlisle, carrying standards. On foot or iu carriages there were also Lady Frances Balfour, Mrs. Fawcett, Lady Cecilia Roberts, Lady Dorothy Howard, Lady Carlisle hersolf, and Lady Ennly Luytens. Acc-ompanv- i: their leaders were "tiicus..nds of all Ci&sses of Women. Arrived at Trafalgar-square, thfi second half of the procession remained there and lieid a meeting at the base of Nelson's Column. Mean- time, the first part had passed on to Exeter Hall, which was quickly tilled to overflowing. Mr. McLaren. M.P., was in the chair. Tne following resolution was proposed by Mrs. Bon- wick, who represented 110,000 women, mem- bers of the British Women's Temperance Asso- ciation: That this meeting calls upon Par- liament and the Government to pass a measure dealing with Women's Suffrage during the coming Session." Mrs. Eva McLaren supported the cause on behalf of women Liberals. Women Liberals, she said, were impelled to-day to sacrifice the direct work of their party and to work for ..omen's suffrage. Mr. Zangwill followed. How dare those op- posed to women's suffrage, he asked, defend their monstrous proposition that one-half of the human race should have no votes? The opposi- tion maintained that in politics one man and one woman were one, and man was that one. It was the idea of savages, and savages were notoriously bad at arithmetic. In the Colenso of civilisation one and one made two. Woman was a spearate personality, a soul and a tax- payer. If there was one subject—one among others—on which she had a right to speak, surely it was education. People were talking about abolishing the House of Lords. The same masculine prejudices prevailed there as in the House of Commons, in an even crustier form. Let the House of Lords be replaced by a House of Ladies. Thev would find the femi- nine touch would not jar the political machinery as did masculine efforts, which ended in show- ing the country how not to do it." An amendment to the following effect was proposed by Miss Kough: That this meeting, recognising that the time is ripe for granting full rights of citizenship to women, expresses its conviction that the only satisfactory settle- ment of this question is the extension of the franchise to all women and men by the abolition of the existing franchise and the substitution of universal suffrage." Having been seconded by Mr. MacPherson, who represented the Women Shop-workers' Association, the resolu- tion was greeted with hisses, and when put was howled down. Mr. Keir Hardie, who was the last to speak, said he was there to show that he had not turned his back on the women. If their cause Was advanced to-day, they had tb thank the militant tactics of the fighting brigade. The only question that was being raised was: Is a woman to be entitled to vote on the same terms as a man? If they got manhood suffrage, as he hoped they would, that would then mean womanhood suffrage. But the principle of elec- toral equality must be admitted first; else, when men got manhood suffrage, women might be left with something less.

110,000 BURGLARY. .

THE LEWIS CASE.

MISS BILLINGTON MARRIED.

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