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A PARSON'S PLAY

MEETS WiTH HOSTILE DEMONS-RATION.

THEATRE STORMED AND SCENERY SMASHED. y

(Per Press Association—Copyright)

(Received February 6, 11.35 a.m.)

LONDON, February 5.

"George Uirmimgham's" play, "General John/Regan," was acted at Westport, County Mayo, where the Rev. J. 0. Rannay, who writes'iinder the name of " Georgo Birmingham," was rector for _0 years. Four hundred people attacked the company, broke the windows of the hotel where they were staying, and stormed the stage and smashed the scenery. The police dispersed the rioters with batons. The demonstrations were : due to the belief that Ballymby, the scene of the play, was meant for, Westport.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8787, 6 February 1914

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A PARSON'S PLAY Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8787, 6 February 1914

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