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POLITICAL DIARY, 1902-03.



Proceedinffs in Parliament are ind tided in tlie Parliant^ntarij
Suvvmaryy page 248.



DECEMBER, 1902.
Ist. Speech by Mr. W. O'Brien, M.P., on the Nationalist policy towards the Educa-
tion Bill.
3rd. Lord Onslow spoke at a dinner of the Imperial South African Association.
5th. Mr. Brodrick spoke at Edinburgh.

4th. Pamphlet issued by Mr. Balfour on Dr. Clifford's criticisms of the Education Bill
Mr. Asquith spoke at Poplar, and denounced the Education and Water Bills,
and complained of the increase of national expenditure. He approred of
Mr. Chamberlain's visit to South Africa.
Mr. Hanbury addressed a large meeting of farmers at Chelmsford.
8th. Death of Col. H. McCalmont, M.P.

The Alien Immigration Committee resumed its sittings.
British and Grerman ultimatum to Venezuela.

Lord Bosebery received a Free Church deputation regarding the Education
Bill and the House of Lords. He disclaimed sympathy with the " no man-
date" argument and with the refusal to pay rates, but said that if the
Nonconformists submitted tamely to the Bill, they would politically cease to
exist.
9th. Sir H. Campbell-Banuerman spoke against the Education Bill at Keighley.
10th. Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman spoke at Skipton.

Mr. Bitchie spoke at Croydon.
11th. The Home Secretary received a deputation respecting the out-of-school employ-
ment of children.
Seizure of the Venezuelan fleet. Opening of the Assouan dam.
12th. Lord Lansdowne spoke at the United Club annual dinner on foreign affairs^
and referred especially to Venezuela and Somaliland.
Mr. Leonard Courtney spoke on South Africa and Venezuela, at a dinner to
Mr. Edmund Robertson, M.P. The latter advocated the withdrawal of
Lord Milner, and Mr. Courtney said the Boers only made peace because of
the horrors which were being inflicted on their women and children, who
had been robbed of food, clothing, and shelter.
13th. Text of Anglo-Abyssinian treaty published. Meeting of the British Empire

League, Lord Onslow presiding.
16th. Venezuela papers issued. Lord Brassey spoke at Liverpool on the Navy.
17th. Lord G. Hamilton, M.P., presided at a meeting of the London Municipal

Society.
18th. Mr. Long, M.P., spoke at Westminster.

Report of committee on mercantile cruisers issued. Letter from Mr. Brodrick
to Mr. H. Heaton, M.P., explaining the new regulations for volunteer
officers. Sir R. Giffen on the Venezuelan crisis.
19tli. Mr. Bryoe, M.P., spoke at the Eighty Club, on the Education Act and the
situation in Venezuela.
Important meeting at the Mansion House, regarding the Port of London.
List of members of Lord Dunraven's Land Conference published.
20th. Charge against " Colonel " Lynch, M.P., of high treason — ^true bill found by
grand jury. Taft Vale Railway Co. v. Amalgamated Society of Railway
Servants — judge's summing-up, and verdict for plaintiff's.
22nd. Official notification of Venezuelan blockade. Memorandum from the Board of
Education to managers, &c., of Voluntary schools. First wireless messages
across the Atlantic. Sir H. H. Johnston on native labour in South Africa.
First meeting of Lord Dunraven's Land Conference.
23rd. Death of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Lord Bosebery, at the Scottish Liberal Club in Edinburgh, said that if the
country remained passive under the new Education Act, he believed that not
only Nonconformity, but Liberalism would be dead. After criticising the
Act, he made some incoinprehensible observations regarding Mr. Brodrick's
recent visit to Scotland. In conclusion, he accused " Liberals in opposition "
of a tendency to " set up as John the Baptists, each on his own account."
Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman, speaking at Dunfermline, criticised the acticm
of the Government re Venezuela. As for the Education Act, respecting
which he repeated the old misrepresentations, he said they "would reverse
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DECEMBER, 1902— continued.

24 th. Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman spoke at Culross and Inverkeithing on tempexanoe,
housing reform, national expenditure, and the incidence of taxation.
Announcement of the retirement of Mr. Lecky, M.P., from the representation
of Dublin University.

27th. Death of Mr. Higginbottom, M.P. (Liverpool ; West Derby).

29th. State entry of the Viceroy of India into Delhi.

30th. British commercial agents abroad — appointments extended.

JANUARY, 1903.

Ist. Delhi Durbar : Proclamation of His Majesty's Coronation.

Report published of speech by Mr. Chamberlain at Pietermaritaburg. London
School Board report. Draft scheme of old-age pensions, prepared by a
sub-committee of friendly societies. , . « rr* i

2nd. Newmarket election (on death of Colonel H. McCalmont, M.P.) : Rose (R.),
4,414; Brassey (C), 3,907. R. majority, 507.
Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman, receiving a Liberal deputation at Belmont Castle,
spoke against the Education Act. He hoped for a larger number of
Labour members in the House. Regarding the South African war, "he
stood by every word he had said."
Lord Londonderiy spoke at Darlington on the Education Act.
5th. Mr. Haldane, M.P., spoke at Prestonpans on the Navy.

Report of Lord Dunraven's Land Conference published.
6th. Mr. Austen Chamberlain, M.P., spoke at Greet, near Birmingham.

The Lord Chancellor spoke at Helmsley.
7th. Appointment of Mr. Macartney, .M.P. , as Deputy-Master of the Mint.

The Tafif Vale decision and the Amalgamated Society of Railway Servants:
special meeting. Speech by Lord Erne (Grand Master of the Orangemen),
at Belfast, on Lord Dunraven's Land Conference.
8th. Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman spoke at Stirling, and said, in reference to the
bye-elections, that *' The handwriting was on the wall." After references to
Scottish education and licensing, he spoke of Irish land purchase, the
growth of national expenditure, and Venezuela. He did not like the
prospect of the British Government becoming rent collectors for the larger
part of Ireland.
Death of Lord Pirbright.

Report of meeting of Irish Landowners' Convention in Dublin.
10th. Mr. Hanbury addressed a gathering of farmers at Leicester. He advised
agriculturists to make their grievances known n I'arliament, regarding
railway rates, when they were treated unfairly. They would not get any-
thing in the shape of protection from either party, at any rate, at present;
to have any weight the demand for it would have to come from the large
manufacturing towns. The registration duty on corn had not raised the
price of bread at all, but more milling had been done in this country in
consequence of it. It would be interesting to see how far, without injuring
the consumer, the foreigner might be made to pay on a good many articles
he sent into this country.
Mr. Acland, at Scarborough, on the Education Act.
12th. Reports of speeches by Mr. Chamberlain at Pretoria and Johannesburg.
Home Office Departmental Committee's report, re the notification of indus-
trial accidents. Letter from Sir Neville Lubbock, exposing fallacies put
forward by certain confectioners regarding the Sugar Convention.
14th. Mr. Long received a deputation from the Imperial Vaccination League.

Mr. Arnold Forster, M.P., and Sir W. Anson, M.P., spoke at the Fishmongers'
dinner.
15th. ''Education Campaign" circular issued by the Free Church Council.
16th. Lord Rosebery spoke at Plymouth: "Opposing the Education Act." He
regretted Lord Kitchener's absence from the War Office; approved Mr.
Chamberlain's mission, and the naval reform scheme; and believed the
Government must have had imperious motives for entering into an alliance
with Germany, re Venezuela.
Sir H. Campbell-Bannerman spoke at Queensferry.
17th. Mr. J. Redmond, M.P., spoke in Edinburgh on the Irish land settlement.
19th. . Mr. Birrell, K.C., spoke at Bristol on Mr. Chamberlain's South African tour.
Report of important speech by Mr. Chamberlain, at Johannesburg, on the loans,
and on the labour question.
20th. Liverpool (West Derby) election (on death of Mr. Higginbottom, M.P.): W.
^therford (C), 5,455; Holt (R.), 3,251; C. majority, 2,204.
Sir B. Grey spoke at Sunderland against the coal, wheat and sugar duties.
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Mr. W. Churchill, M.P., spoke in Cheshire, and complained of the increase of
public expenditure.

Mr. Haldane, M.P., at Canning Town, on trade unions and the Taff Vale case.
21st. Trial of "Colonel" Lynch, M.P.^ for high treason.

Mr. Haldane, M.P., spoke at Leatherhead, and said Mr. Chamberlain was the
principal support of the Government.
23rd. Lord Lansdowne received a deputation from the Chamber of Commerce, r*
Cuba and the United States.

Mr. Grerald Balfour, M.P., spoke at Leeds.

Mr. Akers-Douglas, M.P., spoke at Dover.

Mr. Ritchie, M.P., spoke at Dundee.

Lord Londonderry spoke on agriculture, at Belfast.

» Colonel " Ljmch, M.P., sentenced to death for high treason.



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