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The day book. (Chicago, Ill.) 1911-1917, June 09, 1913, Image 15

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MRS: PANKHURST FAINTS AT PRISON DOOR
Mrs. Pankhutst, the noted English.,suffraget, fafniing and falling into
the arms ofDr. "Ethel Smyth as she was""be1ng taken track to prison from
which she-was once released after a hunger strike. By the English "cat
and mouse" law the state can turn a hunger stnker loose and re-imprison
-her when, she recovers her health.
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CA'N-YQU J30 IT?
Without attracting much notice,'
California Iras' adopted an educa
tional qualffication. for the right of
franchise, ana -merry merry political
doings may follow, m spots Assem
bly bill 1735 provides that election
judges may force voters to read and
pronounce conectiy 100 consecutive
words of the state constitution before-perniittingtheni-to-ote.--
,
This would be a fcask that the aver
age election judgcjiiinself couldn't
perform, and we may 'expect some
light on the pronunciation, of English
- California English that will raise
the roof. JHqweyer, it ls'juSt possi
Trfe that the judges themselves will
realise then- own inability to pass the
test and not force it upon the voters,
-at tne nsK of making a show of
themselves. - - -

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