LONDON, May 3
Sylvia Paakhurst was charged at Bow Street with obstructing the police. She claimed the right to enter the House of Commons, but mounted police dispersed the procession en route from Hyde Park. The object was to protest to the members of the House of Commons against the wars with Russia and Hungary, and demand the introduction of the Soviet system in England. Miss Panklnirst declared the dock workers in London were working harder than ever in war time, shipping ammunition to Russia. \
She refused to bo bound over, and was subsequently discharged.
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SOVIETS UPHELD., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9603, 7 May 1919
SOVIETS UPHELD. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9603, 7 May 1919
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