THE LAND LEAGUE.
Justin Macarthy’s Amendment Rejected. Counties Clare and Sligo Proclaimed Disturbed. Precautions Against Fenian Attacks[By Cable.] London, Jan. 18. In the House of Commons to-day, the debate on the Address in Reply, and Mr. Justin Macarthy’s proposed amendment on the same, was resumed. After further discussion, the amendment was put to a division and rejected by a large majority. The debate on the Address was again further adjourned. • Owing to the increase of agrarian : outrages in County Clare and-part of County Sligo, in Ireland, both districts have been proclaimed disturbed. In consequence of the renewed rumors of Fenian activity, and possible attacks on various Government and establishments, magazines at Woolwich Arsenal are very strongly guarded by detachments of troops and every preparation made against any assault.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 247, 20 January 1881
THE LAND LEAGUE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 247, 20 January 1881
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