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ADDITIONAL MAIL NEWS.

Mr Parnoll received an oration at a banquet of the E gbty Olubin London on March 8. nord Spender congratulated him on his vindication, and admired hia forbearance acd dignity. Mr Hoyt safd It would be diffionlt for the Government to prove It was not m oollaslon with the "Times." Mr Parnell replied with a Home Bale speeoh. .:'■' The confession of Pigott m to the forging of tho letters said to have beea written by Me Parnell, and whloh were relied on by tho " Times" In the late investigation to prove its ease," created tremendous excitement. From all side* of the Houae there was a burst of execration.

Mr William Henry Smith, Government leader In the House, has withdrawn tha " Parnelh'sm and Or Inn" pamphlets from all his new stands.

Two warrants were Issued for Plgntfs arrest, bat they were waste paper so for aa the Parnell case la concerned. Perjury Is not an cxtraditional offenoe, and the kind of forgery which Pigott committed for the tl Timee"ianot literally criminal »b If he had forged a cheque, a bill of exchange, or a similar Instrument. Mr Balfonr warned the « Times" a yoar ago< that Pigott was unreliable. The Dublla ••Freeman's Journal" stttes that amongst PJgott'a documents after hU sulaide wera found letters from Lord Salisbury, Lord Sfcalybrldge, the Duke of Argyle, the Barf of Derby, the latter sending money to help PJgott unmask the Parnellltes. The English detectives sent to Madrid for the purpose readily identified the body of the aulolde as that of Plggot, and the Eogllih Oonaol ordered It to be batted. M* Parnell says he f oels bound to care for thft four children Pigott left.

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ADDITIONAL MAIL NEWS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2099, 1 April 1889

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ADDITIONAL MAIL NEWS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2099, 1 April 1889

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