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RICHARDSON AT BOW STREET.

".NATION EITHER DEAD OR

ASLEEP."

OTHER WOMEN FINED

(Received March 13, 8.45 a.m.) '

LONDON;,, March 12. Richardson appeared at Bow Street, weak from hunger-striking.- .

She said she! had been an art student, but. ; cared,more.'for' justice than for art. The nation was either dead or asleep. Women vainly knocked at the doom of Ministers, Archbishops, , and even of the King.

Noi-a Smyth, a sculptor, was fined £15 fpr,striking, a',police seVgeaht oii the neck with a/ drumstick", during a demonstration, ; in Bow Street.

Suffragettes deputationised Glasgow magistrates and protested against the police's'alleged 1 brutal, treatment of Mrs • Pankhurst.. The magistrates tordered the, Chief Constable to submit a report.' . I-: '■'.. ; ■ .;'■'.■''. •. ;... A ■', , : .

Efelen Crawford was sentenced t0,30 days' imprisonment for smashing the army recruiting office windows at Glasgow. "'. ;

A mansion at Stewarton was set on fire by suffragettes. ;, ..'"■> . Both these acts^ were as a;; protest against Mrs Pankhurst's arrest. ;

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RICHARDSON AT BOW STREET., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8817, 13 March 1914

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RICHARDSON AT BOW STREET. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8817, 13 March 1914

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