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WOMEN'S RIGHTS APPROVED.

(Received April 10, 10 a.m.) , *Reuter Js Telegram.)

LONDON, April 4. The Jlouse of^Commona unanimously read a seconcl^bfine^liS^ljabour Party's Bill -abolishing all disabilities on women in respect to civil and judicial offices, conferring the franchise equally with men, and enabling peeresses in theii' own right to sit in the House of Lords.

Dr. Addison, on behalf of the Government, intimated that they would propose the deletion of tlie equal franchise clause in Committee, but the other principles would be accepted.

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WOMEN'S RIGHTS APPROVED., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9583, 10 April 1919

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WOMEN'S RIGHTS APPROVED. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9583, 10 April 1919

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