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SALISBURY ON HOME RULE.

[PKB ]'UtBB A BSOOIATIOiI.I London, April 93. lhe Marquis of Salisbury, Bpeakingat Bristol, said the principle of the nationality of Ireland was barren of solid argument. Men were bound by the present and not by the memories of the past. No previous Opposition, he Baid, had justified embezzlement and fraud. The union between Conservatives and Unionists w»8 becoming closer, and the growth of the Primrose League was transcendently more valuable than party interest, or the solution of any current questions, as it w«b instrumental m cementing classes. (Reoeived April 25, 12.47 p.m. Londov, April 24. In his speech at Iristol Lord Salisbury said that only the gravest necessity to protect the enormous fabric of England's industry induced the scheme for augmenting the navy. While Great Britain was on the most friendly terms with every nation the aspect might change with the suddenness of a summer shower. The only portion of the coast of the Continent which menaced England was that extending from the Eider to the Loire, The polioy of the Separatists would compel England to watch Ireland with similar care to the Continent. Government would make provision whereby the number of owners of land would be increased, before granting a local government which wonld contain no germ of Home .Rule or leverage to obtain it. The best hope for Irish progress consisted m a long spell of impartial Uw.

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SALISBURY ON HOME RULE., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2118, 25 April 1889

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SALISBURY ON HOME RULE. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2118, 25 April 1889

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