British Commonwealth of Nations: Again, Christabel

In London British feminists crowded to a banquet in honor of Miss Christabel Pankhurst, pioneer militant suffragist, recently returned from Canada. Excerpts from ensuing speeches:

Viscountess Rhondda:* "This dinner is part of our campaign to secure, once and for all, equal political rights for women."

Lady Astor: "It seems to me that Miss Pankhurst's place is in the House of Commons. I feel that neither she nor the country should have any rest until she is there. I have only come to pay my humble tribute to her. For my...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now

Subscribe
Subscribe

Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on TIME.com

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!