One of the most popular women in New Zealand is Lady Ward, who, together with her daughter, accompanied her husband, Sir Joseph Ward, the Premier of New Zealand, on a visit to this country for the Imperial Conference and the Coronation. Besides her pretty daughter, Lady Ward has four sons. The eldest, who is twenty-two, shows signs of following his father in politics, while the youngest, whom Lady Ward terms" my dear baby," is six years of age. A tall, elegant woman, and a delightful hostess, Lady Ward takes the keenest interest in the affairs of the day. She is an extremely practical minded woman, and her views on " Votes for Women " are decidedly interesting, in view of the fact that the women of New Zealand already enjoy the privilege for which Mrs. Pankhurst and her comrades are fighting. " If she has a vote," says Lady Ward, "a woman should always use it, but I believe that woman's real work lies in the home, and I do not think that there can be many women who can perform home and public duties thoroughly at one and the same time."
Lady Ward R. Haines