Foreign News: Their Lordships

Although women may vote in Britain and may sit, if elected, in the House of Commons, the House of Lords still remains the Sanctum Sanctorum of lordly males.

For many a long month, the ladies of the land, led by the estimable Lady Rhondda, have sought to soften their lordships' hearts, but in vain.

During the past week, Viscount Astor, husband of the famed first woman M. P., championed the ladies' cause. When a bill to permit peeresses in their own right to take their seats in the House of Lords was introduced, Astor exhorted...

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