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A good story is told of Secretary Balfour in reference to one of his recent visits to Ireland, He put the following question to an Irish priest with whom he sat at dinner: —“ Do tho Irish hate me to the extent that the Farnellite papers say they do?” To which tho candid priest’s good-humored answer was: “My dear sir, if they hated tho Devil half as much as they hate you, my occupation would bo gone." “ Sad about Cholly, wasn’t it ? Got his cane head in his mouth, you know, and couldn’t get it out.” “How much waa it worth ? ”

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1, Evening Star, Issue 7928, 8 June 1889, Supplement

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Page 1 Advertisements Column 1 Evening Star, Issue 7928, 8 June 1889, Supplement