WOMEN: Ashby After Catt

At the Rome Congress of the International Woman Suffrage Alliance, the presidency passed from America to England. Mrs. Carrie Chapman Catt, veteran president of the Alliance, refused renomination. Mrs. Corbett Ashby, English feminist, was elected in her place.

Mrs. Ashby has had previous experience of public life. As spokes- woman of a British delegation she consulted with President Wilson and Samuel Gompers at the Peace Conference in 1919. She twice ran for election to the British Parliament, in 1918 and 1920, both times on Liberal platforms, both times badly defeated.

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