Record of Events; Political, Social, & General, Including Extracts from Notable Speeches of Public Men

Record of Events; Political, Social, & General, Including Extracts from Notable Speeches of Public Men

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ...showed that there were 85 prisoners for trial as compared with 61 at the corresponding sessions last year. 30.--Mr. Bradlaugh issued a manifesto addressed to "the people," protesting against his exclusion from Parliament. He said: "When next session opens I must go to the House again. I ask the English people, will you see mo again turned out of your House by brute force? I app-al to you for proteotion against unlawful vi leme. At present the Government in my Ceso does nothing." Annual show of the Cheshire AgricuHural Society at Sandbach. In the afternoon a luncheon to m place in a marquee on the si ow ground, the chair being oocupied by J'r. B. Wilbranam. Responding to the toast (f the "Thj County Members," the Hon. Wilbrul.am Eger.on, M.P., said he was not surprised tha. English farmers were thinking why it was that jrurliament had done so much for Irish farmers and nothing for them. He did not believe that English farmers would wish to see that which Parliament had done for the Irish farmers introduced into this country. He believed that any difficulties farmers might labour under in this oountry would be met first of all by those cordial relations existing between landlord and tenant and be settled amicably. A sub-committee of the Manchester City Council appointed to consider the proposed transfer of the Royal Institution to the corporate body issued its report. The sub-committee recommend that the offer made by and on behalf of the Royal Institution be accepted subject to certain alterations, and to which the assent of the council of the institution has been accorded. The alterations in brief are that the annual grant of 2,000 to be expended in works of art shall be made only during the 20 years after...show more

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  • English
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  • 9781236516558