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The Debate in the CommonaLady Land-Leaguers. The Fenians at Work Again. Land Leaguers in Brisbane. (By Cable.) London, Feb. 1. The debate in the House of Commons on the Irish Coercion Bill was resumed last evening. Mr. Gladstone refused to agree to the compromise which was demanded by the opponents of the measure, and insisted that a division should be taken. The Irish members have, however, resumed their obstruction, and the debate continues. A ladies’ section of- the Irish Land League is to be initiated in Dublin. News comes to hand to-day that the Fenians have caused placards to be posted throughout Ireland, setting forth their rights in inflammatory tones. The police have, however, acted promptly, and have destroyed all the placards which had been posted and a quantity intended for further distribution. Brisbane, To-day. An enthusiastic meeting was held last evening, under the presidency of the Hon. Mr. O’Dougherty, M.L.C., at which resolutions were adopted that branches of the Irish Land League should be formed. A vote of thanks 0 Parnell was also passed.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 258, 2 February 1881

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THE IRISH TROUBLE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 258, 2 February 1881