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(Per Reuter's Agency.) Retrospective. London, Feb. 14. The House of Commons has decided in Committee that, the Irish Coercion Bill shall be retrospective in operation, and shall give the Viceroy of Ireland power to make arrests for offences committed prior to October ist last year. Parnell in Paris. Mr Parnell has been absent from the
House of Commons for a week, and it is believed that he is visiting Paris. > The Fair Ones and the Land Question. The Ladies’. Land League in Ireland is daily extending its operations, and increasing the agitation in regard to the land question. To Join the Boers Feb. 15. Telegrams are to hand containing a rumor that 500 Irish Americans have left the States for the Transvaal to join the Boers. Washington Inundated. New York, Feb. 15. The weather during the last few days has been very severe throughout the Northern States. The greater part of the city of Washington is indundated, and much loss of property is being caused. Very heavy snowstorms have been experienced in the West, and the railroads in many places are blocked, and the traffic completely suspended.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 270, 16 February 1881
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