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THE PARNELL COMMISSION

♦ i (PBB FRBBB ASSOCIATION.) < London, Ferbua'y 8. Sir R. Webster, Attorney-General, stated during tho course of the proceedings yesterday that he would not attempt to connect Parnell personally with murder, but he would undertake to prove he deliberately allied himself with persons whom be knew to be murderers Major Le Oaron said ho became chief of the American Fenjan organisation. The Irish Republican Brotherhood of America employed Gallagher to dynamite buildings m London, and it was witness who revealed the plot and caused Gallagher's arrest. He himself organised the rebellion m Manitoba, and supplied the necessary funds t For years Irish memcers had promoted outrages. He produced a letter from Egan, proposing to establish a branch of I. K.B. m Australia. He also deposed that Mr Sexton assisted Egan to escape to the continent. An* attempt had been made to shoot a returned Australian named Halloran for buying a farm from which the tenants had been evicted m Oounty Glare. London, February 9. Before the "Times " Parnoll Commission to-day Majsr Le Garon underwent a severe cross-examination at the hands of Sir Oharleß Russell, counsel for Mr Parnell. His testimony was not shaken. Ormtskirk (sic) states that though Mr Gladstone received the reports of Major Le Oaron as to the doings of the Invinoibles and Land League, he proposed to entrust dealing with Ireland to the Land Leaguers.

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THE PARNELL COMMISSION, Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2060, 11 February 1889

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THE PARNELL COMMISSION Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2060, 11 February 1889

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