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SUFFRAGETTES WItf HUNfGER STRIKE.
"Forcible Feeding" v that was
too brutal to last. Women were
fed liquid food through nostrils
to break "hunger strikes.". Ar
rows on woman's dress are marks
of prison clothing in England.
London, June '24. The hunger
Strike of th&suftragettes was won
today. ' ,
Mrs. Emmeljne Pankhurst, and
Mrs. Pethick Lawrence, convict
ed of conspiracy in the window
smashing campaign, were releas
ed by the government today, after
physicians 'had said they would
the if held longer in Holloway
Five days ago, Mrs. Pankhurst
and Mrs. Lawrence begftn ahun
ger strike by refusing all prison
food. The authorities resorted to .
Today, Home Secretary Mc
Kenna' explained, to the House-o
Commons' that -Mrs. Pankhursts
heart was so weak, she would die
if'thetreatment were continued.
Mrs. Pankhurst was released
and taken to a private hospital.
Two" hours larterx Mrs. Lawrence
was released, after physicians had
sai,d site alsd was dying t