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Imperial Parliament.

, [PER MtESS ASSOCIATION.] '*' i London, April 24. In" the House of Commons, Mr Gladstone 1/ in a speech on the . Irish Land Purchase Bill, said the benefits to be derived from it were confined to the landlords, and the tenants objected to the State placing an embargo on local funds in Ireland without ■ Irish i consent. The people of Ireland' were opposed to the measure and State; landlordism was a great economical danger. He thought Parliament should be precluded^ from pledging British credit for the purchase of Irish lands.

In replying to Mr Gladstone, Mr Goschen said the ingenious scheme, (propounded by Mr Parnell was not hostile to the Government, but continued a dual ownership. He thought the two schemes might be tacked I together if the British taxpayers' were amply protected. Mir Gladstone, he said, had already established 'State landlordism in Ireland. , , Replying to a question, Mr Goschen said the mint was designing a new head for sovereign^ '

Sir Jus Fergusson Under-Secfctary for Foreign Atfairs stated in the House of Commons to-day that France possessed no treaty right to erect lobster factories in Newfoundland, Tn his evidence before the Colonisation Committee to-day, Sir Saul Samuel said that New South Wales would not assent to or sanction any emigration scheme -unless 1' she had the selection and control of immigrants. He admitted there "were a number of unemployed in the colony. Replying to a pressing question he said that he doubted if the colony would place that Imperial. Government mthosameposition aspriv-. ntoindividu-aJsm respect to the selection of land and settling of immigrants. Personally he was opposed to the colonising scheme. Sir Arthur Brythe> Agent-General" for South Australia, thought that «i compa ny conducting a large emigration ' schemo might succoedl ,

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Imperial Parliament., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2411, 26 April 1890

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Imperial Parliament. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2411, 26 April 1890

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