Foreign News: Death to Mortimer

Handsome Lance Corporal Arthur Charles Mortimer, an outstanding misogynist of the British Army who especially hated female cyclists, was held to be sane by a court in Winchester last week, sentenced to be hanged. In the circumstances Mrs. Violet Van der Elst, wealthy and eccentric British widow who usually protests in person every hanging in the United Kingdom (TIME, April 15), was expected to skip that of Mortimer.

Cyclists of both sexes now infest British roads to such a point that politicians talk seriously of having to win "the cyclist vote." Aristocratic motorists...

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