FRANCE: Senators Terrorized

Englishwomen, robust and resolute, obtained the vote after smashing shopwindows, slapping policemen, hunger striking. French suffragettes, no less resolute, but not so robust, perfected last week a feminine program designed to terrorize those Senators of France who obstinately continue to block French women's suffrage.

Specifically marked for the application of La Terreur Feminine, last week, were MM. Les Senateurs Delahaye, Dominique Cuminal, Bienvenu-Martin, Massabuau and Schrameck, "qui sont," read the feminist proclamation, "absolument opposes au principe du vote feminin."

Each of these Senators was threatened with 24-hour-a-day espionage by two French...

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