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HOW THE GRANDSTAND LOOKS TO MEU
SUFFRAGETS BURN PAVILION
LEADER STILL IN J All.
London, April 11. The pavilion at
the Tunbridge Wells cricket field-was
turned to the ground this morning.
Suffragets started the blaze. X large
picture of Mrs. Emmeline Pankhurst,
now in Holloway jail; was lef t-"near
the destroyed building. - , A
There is little prospect of the reT
lease today, the eighth ;she: has -gpne
without food, of Mrs. Pankhurst:
Home Secretary McKenna admitted
that the jailed militant was, very
weak, but that her condition was-not
Contrary to her prediction; Mrs.
Pankhurst did not attend the -Albert
Hall meeting last night; norwasshfe,
dead of hunger. The, meeUngdna-!
ed .the close 'of self-ilenial week, do
nations of about $75,000 being an
nounced.., I .
Anu intrepid 5suffraget managed to
reach King George. over the tele
phone, anda'ccouhts difer as to what
pccuurred. Suffs say the king mere
ly declined to" talk, another, version
being;;tharhe'took the matter as -a
jo"ke: Gebrge'rwas .really peeved and
is. looking-for the woman of his
household . who disclosed his private
phone call.'" .
Light showers or snow flurries this
afternoon';and 'probably tonight for
Chicago-ahd .vicinity; colder tonight;
Satuxday.tcIoudy; brisk northwest
wind.S.: ' ' v :