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THE SUFFRAGETTE MENACE.

'FOREIGN PRESS COMMENTS, MILITANT TACTICS. London, June 7. French newspapers are amazed at the spectacle offered to the world by Great Britain in consequence of the failure of Great Britain to deal firmly with the militant suffragettes, The German Press is astonished but no remedy can be found.

The American Press declares that the gravest feature of tbe failure to use proper means to stop the criminal movement is the dangers of its spreading indefinitely systematic, malingering.

The Public Prosecutor has started proceedings against Arthur Barnett, a solicitor's clerk, whose firm represented certain suffragettes, for conveying letters and drugs to Grace Roe while she was confined in Holloway Gaol. The evidence will show that the drugs were used to produce violent sickness after forcible feeding in order that the medical and gaol officials might be deceived as to tbe woman's health, and she would thus secure early liberation,

Suffragettes have burned an untenanted house at High Wyoombe.

A crowd broke up a suffragette meeting at Hornsey.

Suffragettes also had a hostile reception al Hastings, where their van was smashed The police.were called to disperse their as sailants.

Suffragettes were found concealed in the Reading post office, The police ejected sev eral.

Suffragette disturbances, occurred in Brompton Oratory, to day's services.

A suffragette speaker on Clapham Common aroused hostility by making veiled threats regarding the use of bombs, The meeting was broken up, and several narrow eacapes from lynching occurred.

Similar scenes W6re enacted at Hampstead Heath.

A suffragette was arrested for shouting during the evening sermon in Westminster Cathedral.

A supposed Burglar was arrested in the servanls' quarters of Buckingham Palace. 'He had visited several bedrooms, all of which were occupied, and alleges he only intended to prove how easy it was to enter the palace despite the police and military precautions that are being taken on account j of the suffragettes.

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THE SUFFRAGETTE MENACE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4403, 9 June 1914

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THE SUFFRAGETTE MENACE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4403, 9 June 1914

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