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PARTI FUNDS.

AN INQUIRY AGREED TO. CORONATION SUBSCRIPTIONS. (Per Press Association—Copyright.) (Received, February 20, 10 a.m.) , LONDON, February 19. Lird Lansdowne said there had never been a more discreditable gamble on the Stock Exchange than that connected) with American Marconi shares. No tribunal could be more unsuitable for an investigation than the recent House of Commons Committee. The House of Lords Committee should be a small one, and include the judicial Lords, who should investigate the investment of £21,000 of the Party funds in railway stock while the Government was seeking to terminate the coal strike. More light was desirable on ! the'£7o,ooo subscribed to the Partyfunds at Coronation time. Lord Crewe said the Government was not convinced that the committee would serve a useful purpose. It had no objection to the motion, but was not prepared to take the responsibility of appointing a committee. • „, The motion was agreed-to without a division.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8799, 20 February 1914

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PARTI FUNDS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8799, 20 February 1914

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