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PARNELL COMMISSION.

(rSR PREB. ASSOCIATION.)

(Received April 12, 9 p.m.)

London, April 11. Continuing his opening speech before the " Times "-Parnell Commission, Sir C. Russell charged ihe "Times" with criminal negligence m respect to the publication of the letters alleged to have been written by Mr Parnell and others.. He said be did not believe the " Times " knew the letters were forged, but they were careless and reckless m publishing them m the manner they did. Sir Charles complained of the ungenerous terms m which the apology made by the *'■ Times " was couched, when it bad been discovered that the letters were forged. . Sir Charles stated that without the assistance of the Commission Mr Parnell would have unrelentlessly unmasked the conspiracy leading to the manufacture of the letters. He alleged that Mr Shannon, one of the solicitors employed by the " Times,'* connived at Pigott's escape.

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PARNELL COMMISSION., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2104, 13 April 1889

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PARNELL COMMISSION. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2104, 13 April 1889

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