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DEBATE IN THE LORDS.

LORD WOLSELEY'S WARNING TWENTY YEARS AGO. (Per Press Association—Copyright.) (Received February 14, 8.1<3 a.m.) LONDON, February 13.

In the House of Lords, Lord: Londonderry incidentally quoted ' Lord Wolseley's letter to the Duke of Cambridge in 1893, stating that if the troops were brought into conflict with Ulster loyalists it would : shake the foundations of the Army. Lord Roberts followed. In a half minute's speech he endorsed Lord Wolseley's contentions, and declared it was unthinkable that the British Army would .be called upon to fight the Ulster volunteers—-it .would be the Army's ruin. ■■ ' '■ Lord Curzon pointed out that the Government now confessed that the Home Rule Bill in its present form could not be placed on the statute book.

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DEBATE IN THE LORDS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914

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DEBATE IN THE LORDS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8794, 14 February 1914

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