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INTENTION OF THE PEERS.

THE GOVERNMENT PREPARED

. ■ , ; LONDQN; March 9. The '" Cbronicie jtliiit sortie' peers '", are planning to insert in; the Army -Annual Bill an amendment prohibiting its. use in Ulster. The (xpyeriiment -would reject siich an aniendment and in the event of the House of

Lords the Bill would *-, be

lost and the -Army would cease to. Sj*?|exist. "It is hardly credible," says }l the ','Chronicle,"-." that'the House, of ! Lords, would; go to this length, but : the Government is taking the proper steps to prepare for eventualities, and -when occasion arises will act with

swiftness and decision."

The " Daily News 1 " describes as purely gratuitous the assumption that an attack on ; the Army Bill will ; enable the House of Lords to force a j dissolution. _.he nation has fought and: defeased. the peers before and is ready; to finish them when \ the call The rejection of to-day's offer would mean terminating the Government's long suffering.: -When hope- of an agi'eement is dead it will become . :>theduty Government to see that trade in anarchy is hot allowed to be an. adjunct of electioneering, >'"•','•.'.

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INTENTION OF THE PEERS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8814, 10 March 1914

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INTENTION OF THE PEERS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8814, 10 March 1914

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