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THE LONDON MURDERS.

SCATHING ATTACK ON THE POLICE. ! (PKR PRESS ASSOCIATION.) Londov, November 15 In the House of Commons, Mr R. C. Graham, M.P, far Lanark, delivered himself of a violent and bitter speech directed against the' police, He scathingly denounced the administration of the Home Department by Mr Matthews, particularly con demning him for allowing the Whitechapel murderers to go unpunished, while his officers clubbed the unemployed for asserting the right to meet m public places. He declared that Parliament alone stood between Mr Matthews and death, for if the people did not feel confidence m their representatives to see that justice was done, the life of the Home Secretary would have been m jeopardy many a time. If the present brutal policy were persisted m, there would be m London a repetition of the Chicago riots.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1999, 17 November 1888

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THE LONDON MURDERS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 1999, 17 November 1888

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