• Bbidliko Up.—Mr Vincent Pyke, like every other gallant member of the House of- Representatives, had his say on the female franchise question. But the “ New Zealand Times ” put that “say” in a light that at once “ fetched ” Vincent. The made the hon. gentleman express*himself as favorable to “ even the women who walked the streets ” having Ihe franchise. Vincent won’t have it that way anyhow, and ha writes in explanation thosly ;—“ The words used by me were, 1 every woman who trails a skirt upon the pavement —meaningthereby, that as the voting power had been given to female property owners there should be no limiuition whatever to the female franchise. ”
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 21, 13 November 1879
Ashburton Guardian Ashburton Guardian, Volume I, Issue 21, 13 November 1879
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