Gang-gang. 100 Years Ago. Suffragettes bombarded with dead cats and cabbages.

By Ian Warden
Updated April 23 2018 - 9:37pm, first published May 22 2014 - 5:53pm

One hundred years ago this week the British-Australian suffragette Adela Pankhurst was still trying to get Australians to rage against the voteless plight of their British sisters. She was up against the fact that Britain's suffragettes were ferociously, property-damagingly militant, and had a few days earlier attacked Buckingham Palace. The Australasian gave a sceptical report of her address.

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