THE KING'S SPEECH.
HIS MAJESTY'S REGRETS
■AT .FAILURE OF HOME RULE
(Received February 11, 9 a.m»)
LONDON, February 10.
•The Speech, from the Throne r^gret<ted 'the* unsuccessful efforts to solve the' Home Rule.problem by agreement, •and expressed the hope that in dealing ■with the matter, in which the hopes -arid fears of so many were keenly, con<cerned, and which ualess handled now ;: by foresight, judgment, and a spirit of >nmtual concession, threatened gra»ve future difficulties, the co-operation, --of .all parties .and creeds wouM. secure a lasting. settlement. ;'
Proposals would be submitted to reconstitute, the Second Chamber, measures would be introduced to deal'-with industrial and agricultural housing, Imperial., naturalisation, the development of national education, and to give effect to the Safety at Sea Conference's reeomniendatioas, 'The Speech referred to the friendly foreign relations and the approaching visit of the King and Querti to President Poincaro, and stated that satisfactory negotiations were - proceeding- with Germany and Turkey regarding the industrial and commercial interests in Mesopotamia and the Persian Gulf.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914
THE KING'S SPEECH. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8791, 11 February 1914
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