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DEBATE IN THE ASSEMBLY.

. AN ALL-NIGHT SITTING

(Per Press Association —Copyright.)

(Received February 25, 9.10 a.m.) CAPETOAVN, February 24. The Assembly had an all-night sitting.

General Smuts, replying to Mr Creswell's accusation that tho Government had ordered the censorship instructions to be burned, stated that he wired to Pretoria on February 16 an order to burn the secret document from the War Office relating to certain matters of world-wide importance, and when tho new instractions were issued the old document had to be burned.

He said the Government intended to endeavour to trace who had revealed the matter, and he proposed to move that a Select Committee inquire as to the source off Mr Creswell's informa r tion regarding the burning.

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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 25 February 1914

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DEBATE IN THE ASSEMBLY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8803, 25 February 1914

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