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MR REDMOND REPLIES.

Mr Redmond said that there were passages in Sir Edward Carson's speech which deeply moved him, though he protested against, the gross imputation that the Nationalists wanted Ulster's taxes. The idea of conflict was hateful, and he did not want the new system to start with the-terrible handicap of conflict. He accepted the new situation arising from the Prime Minister taking the initiative in making suggestions, though personally he thought the responsibility for the initiative might have fairly been left with the ; Opposition. The suggestion that the problem could, he solved by excluding Antrim, Down, Armagh, and Berry, was utterly ridiculous and impossible.

Mr J. R. Clynes said that when every argument had failed, the Opposition had fallen back on armed resistance to the law. What would he the position (of the industrial inhabitants of great towns if men were drilled to resist '"Crown and Government because a Right to Work Bill was denied?

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MR REDMOND REPLIES., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8793, 13 February 1914

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MR REDMOND REPLIES. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8793, 13 February 1914

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