Manawatu Times, Volume XXVII, Issue 7828, 29 July 1904, Page 4
There is frequent rioting in Chicago between the strikers and non-unionists, firearms being freely vied. Women are inciting th« strikers to attack the non-unionists. Sir J. Forest attacked the Federal GoTernment for re-initating Major Lenihan as an officer in New South Wales. Sir J. Forest doolarad that Major Lenihan had been kicked out of South Africa after the court-martial which had sentenced Lieutenant Morant and others for the murder of Boer prisoners. Sir W. Lyne considered the facts showed that Major Lenihan had been badly treated. Tbo Premier, Mr Watson, vigorously defended the Government's action, and declared the partioulars showed that Major Lenihan had been dealt with in a harsh and unwarrantable manner. The matter thsn dropped. The Vigilance Committee in Johannesburg lynched a negro for assaulting a white woman. The Prince of Wales hai given i-1000 towards the Southwark diocese endowment fund. The bye-election for Osweetry, to replace the Hon. Ormaby Gore, who succeeded to the peerage, resulted in the return of Mr Allan Bright, (Eadical), who polled 4522 against Mr Bridgman (Conservative), 4157.