Punch's Essence of Parliament
Regular Feature, Proceedings, Drollery
Government, Politics, Railways, Transport, Museums, Religion
Notes the defeat of the clause proposed by John J R Manners (7th Duke of Rutland) that sought to compel the directors of the Metropolitan District Railway to 'provide smoking compartments'. Reports on the forging of signatures on a petition opposing the proposal to open museums on Sundays, the signatories being traced to the Lord's Day Observance Society.
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