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STARTLING DISCLOSURES.

(PKR PRESS ASSOCIATION.)

London, November 1. The evidence given bj Capt. O'Shea before the Commission was damaging to Parnell, and he was subjected to severe cross-examination by Sir C. Russell. He identified Parneil's signature to the letters, but denied he had furnished them to the " Times." He also proved that Parnell was m com- | munication with Sheridan. The witness admitted he was himself acquainted with the Fenians, and knew Hayes, who was suspected of being concerned m the dynamite explosion on London bridge. O'Shea stated he had believed j Parnell to be free from any connection with crimes m Ireland until he learned during 1886 that Parnell was aware of Sheridan's act. Upon ascertaining this he turned Parnell out of his rooms m Dublin. The witness . further stated that Sir W. V. Harcourt, at Mr Gladstone's suggestion, had urged him to be reticent regarding the parleying between the Liberal Government and the members imprisoned m Kilmainham. Later. Evidence before the Parnell Commission was unimportant, and the proceedings were adjourned till Tuesday. (Reoelrad Norember 3, noon*) LoNDoy, November 1 and 2. Sir R. Webster and Sir H. James' briefs are marked fifteen hundred guineas each, besides this they will receive daily refreshers to a substantial amount. The « Times " challenges the jurisdiction of the Scottish Courts m the action brought against it by Parnell.

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STARTLING DISCLOSURES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1987, 3 November 1888

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STARTLING DISCLOSURES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1987, 3 November 1888

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