31 OCTOBER 1908, Page 3

At Bow Street Police Court on Saturday last the Magis-

trate held that an illegal act had been fully proved against the women suffragists. Mrs. Pankhurst and Mrs. Drummond were ordered to be bound over in the sum of 2100 and two sureties in 250 each to keep the peace for twelve months, or to go to prison for three months, and Miss Pankhurst was bound over in 250 and two sureties of 225 each, with ten weeks' imprisonment in default. The defendants announced their purpose of going to prison, and were removed to Ifollowafy Gaol. The leas said about such self-inflicted and self-conscious martyrdom the better.