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Suffragettes at Skegness

Two suffragettes, fortunately not of the militant type, held two meetings from a landau near the railway station on Saturday afternoon and evening last. A large crowd of both sexes gathered at each meeting and the speakers were accorded a good hearing. The ‘Votes for Women’ movement was expounded in an able and interesting manner,…

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Votes for Women – chalkings on pavement

To advertise the suffragettes meeting last Saturday, the words ”Votes for Women” followed by an announcement of the meetings had been chalked upon the pavements in the town [Skegness]. One of these in a prominent position was altered to ”Ropes for Women”, which caused much amusement to passers-by. Mr Asquith would probably concurr. Source: Skegness…

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New Conservative Club Opens in Skegness

CONSERVATISM SKEGNESS NEW CLUB OPENED The Conservative cause had a strong’ impetus to-day, when a handsome club for the Conservatives the town and district was opened by Lord Willoughby of Enderby member for the Horncastle Division. Mr. Henry Chaplin and Mr George Doughty were unfortunately unable attend. In declaring the club, which faces the Roman…

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Elections – 7 days to Polling Day

WITH just seven days to go until the elections on Thursday, May 7 residents are urged to check details of their Polling Station on their Polling Cards. This year not only will there be National ‘General’ Elections on Thursday, May 7, where you will choose your MP, there will also be District Council elections and…

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King John’s Treasure

THE DISCOVERY OF A SUPPOSED RELIC It was briefly reported the other day that while digging for dams on the sand banks at Gedney Drove End, the fringe of the Wash a few miles from King’s Lynn, Wisbech publican at the latter end of last year found, about eighteen inches below the surface, a cup,…