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SCENE IN THE CHAMBER

: « ; (PER PRESS ASSOOIAriOH.) ! Pakis, Deoember 6, In the Chamber of Deputies last night a scene occurred between two members, named M. Suasini and M. Basley. The former called the latter an ass, whereupon M. Basley walked across the floor of the Chamber, and struck M. Sussini m the face. The President ruled that the word "ass" was rude, and the matter might have ended there but for the blow given, A duel was fought between the two, without any serious result, and to-day the aggressor apologised to the Chamber for his misbehaviour.

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SCENE IN THE CHAMBER, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2008, 8 December 1888

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SCENE IN THE CHAMBER Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2008, 8 December 1888

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