The Parnellite Split; Or, the Disruption of the Irish Parliamentary Party from the Times, with an Introduction

The Parnellite Split; Or, the Disruption of the Irish Parliamentary Party from the Times, with an Introduction

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1891 edition. Excerpt: ...so that there could be no misconception. I do not think there was any violation of any rule in doing that. I thought I was perfectly justified in doing it, as I think any member of the party would be. I cannot trust my memory to repeat the words, but the message ran this way: --" My individual opinion is that our salvation is retention of Mr. Parnell in the chair." I carefully guarded myself by saying that I expressed no other opinion but my own. If I did wrong I regret it, but at the same time I think that it was a legitimate thing to do, and that I have nothing to be ashamed of. MR. J Usrm M'CARTHY.--I rise to say one word, in consequence of an absurd statement in several papers to-day, that I telegraphed to John Dillon conveying him some message. I have not telegraphed to any of our friends in America ever since this discussion began, on any matter whatever. (Hear, hear.) The statement is so absurd that I should hardly have spoken, but to allow even so ridiculous a rumour at this time to go forth would be to create a prejudice. I know of no communications made to our friends in Dec. 2. DEc. 2. America, except those ofiicially published and the one I have just heard of from Dr. Kenny. (Hear, hear.) MR. BARRY.--I shall be in the recollection of the meeting that on Wednesday last it was resolved that the Whips of the party should send an ofiicial message to our colleagues in America, and Dr. Commins and myself, the mover and seconder, should see the telegram before it was sent. to Mr. Richard Power, and I said, "What about the telegram 'P' He replied, "Oh, we will send it to-morrow." I said it was a grave matter of importance, and that the telegram should be sent immediately, and I asked Mr....show more

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  • 9781236940957