When a married woman goes out to look after her rights, her husband is usually left at home to look after his wrongs.—Child Harold.
"'Ullo, Bill, 'ow's things with yer?"
"Lookin' up, Tom, lookin' up."
"Igh cost o' livin' not 'ittin' yer, Bill?"
"Not so 'ard, Tom—not so 'ard. The missus 'as went 'orf on a hunger stroike and me butcher's bills is cut in arf!"
I'd hate t' be married t' a suffragette an' have t' eat Battle Creek breakfasts.—Abe Martin.
FIRST ENGLISHMAN—"Why do you allow your wife to be a militant suffragette?"
SECOND ENGLISHMAN—"When she's busy wrecking things outside we have comparative peace at home."—Life.
Recipe for a suffragette:
To the power that already lies in her hands
You add equal rights with the gents;
You'll find votes that used to bring two or three plunks,
Marked down to ninety-eight cents.
When Mrs. Pankhurst, the English suffragette, was in America she met and became very much attached to Mrs. Lee Preston, a New York woman of singular cleverness of mind and personal attraction. After the acquaintance had ripened somewhat Mrs. Pankhurst ventured to say:
"I do hope, Mrs. Preston, that you are a suffragette."
"Oh, dear no!" replied Mrs. Preston; "you know, Mrs. Pankhurst, I am happily married."
BILL—"Jake said he was going to break up the suffragette meeting the other night. Were his plans carried out?"
DILL—"No, Jake was."—Life.
SLASHER—"Been in a fight?"
MASHER—"No. I tried to flirt with a pretty suffragette."—Judge.
"What sort of a ticket does your suffragette club favor?"
"Well," replied young Mrs. Torkins, "if we owned right up, I think most of us would prefer matinée tickets."