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WOMEN'S PEACE CONFERENCE

MEETING AT THE HAGUE. THE HAGUE, 29th April. The delegates to the Women's Peace Conference include representatives of belligerent and neutral nations. General Deure expressed tho hope that at the conclusion of the war a durable peace would be possible. He declared thai womanly feeling was above race hatred. A German delegate said her coun trywomen had stretched out the hands of friendship ana international love, and this sentiment was reciprocated by a British delegate, A Hungarian delegate said women would be unworthy of the coming franchise unless they proved they were doing something to abolish war. An Italian delegate declared that the horrors of war were approaching her country. Men were starving owing to the stoppage of trade, and were demanding to bVsent to the front, where at least they were certain of food. Even the Italian Peace Society had declared itself in favour of war.

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Evening Post, Evening Post, Volume LXXXIX, Issue 101, 30 April 1915

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WOMEN'S PEACE CONFERENCE Evening Post, Volume LXXXIX, Issue 101, 30 April 1915

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