INDIA: Bloody Volunteers

In the extensive Bombay presidency, vital stronghold of the British Raj, there were signs last week that St. Gandhi's movement for independence was at last receiving support from all the native classes.

High caste Hindu ladies, sheltered, delicate, refined, appeared in numbers for the first time at public demonstrations against the government. Depositors of the Bank of India started a "run" which lasted all one day, not because they considered the bank unsound, but solely in protest against the alleged pro-British tendencies of the manager. He soon...

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