100 years ago: WE MAKE no comment on
the case of the Women's Social and Political Union which is now
under trial, but we cannot refrain from noticing the comical
intervention of the Labour leaders.
100 years ago: THERE is good reason for
believing that the destruction of St Catherine's Church, Hatcham,
on Tuesday was the work of Suffragist fanatics.
100 years ago: IT REALLY is not surprising that
Mr Winston Churchill worked himself up in a fine frenzy before the
100 years ago: OUR morning paper on Monday
last presented us with a painful contrast in its accounts of the
Cup Tie meeting at the Crystal Palace and Lord Roberts's missionary
tour with an appeal to the manhood of England to do suit and
service to its country.
100 years ago: AT LAST, the Home Secretary
has screwed up his courage to the point of attempting drastic
treatment in the case of the Militant Suffragists.
100 years ago: WE HAVE received a foolish
manifesto from a society calling itself the Spiritual Militancy
League for the Women's Charter of Rights and Liberties.
100 years ago: TO THE inexpressible grief of
countless friends and followers, the promise of Mr Stanton's
recovery from his long illness has not been fulfilled, and he
passed away last week.
100 years ago: ADRIANOPLE has at last fallen,
and the victorious Bulgarians have made their triumphant entry into
the city. Whether its fall will hasten or delay the negotiations
for peace remains to be seen.
100 years ago: IN THE House of Commons,
on Tuesday, on the Home Office vote, the question how to deal with
criminals who go on hunger-strike was discussed. A variety of
methods was suggested. One of these was to let prisoners starve to
death if they are so minded; but most of us would shrink from that
100 years ago: IN THE Tablet there is a lengthy
communication from Dom Bede Camm, in which he tells the story of
the submission of the Caldey Community to Roman authority.
100 years ago: AT HIS installation in
office on Tuesday the new President of the United States delivered
an inaugural address which reads more like a sermon than the
customary deliverance on such occasions. Dr Woodrow Wilson is an
idealist, and his speech throughout breathed the loftiest ideals of