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REVIEW OF PUBLIC EVENTS AT HOME
FOR THE YEAR
LONGMANS & CO.; HAMILTON & CO.; SIMPKIN & CO. ;
L. BOOTH; BELL & DALDY: H. SOTHERAN & CO.;
AND RIVINGTONS, OXFORD AND CAMBRIDGE.
The Ballot Bill-Mr. Leatham's Amendment—The Bill in the Lords-Collision
between the Houses averted—The Bill passed— Pontefract and Preston
Elections under the new Act—The Licensing Bill--Discontent and riots in
the country—Justice Keogh's Judgment on the Galway Election—Protest
of the Catholic Clergy-Addresses of the Grand Juries in support of the
Judge-Debate and Division in the House of Commons—The Naval Estimates
-Results and Statistics of the Session
Proceedings under the Treaty of Washington-Rules of International Duty
embodied in the Treaty-The American “Case" raising the Indirect Claims
-Debate thereon in the Senate-In Parliament on the Queen's Speech--
Draft Article proposed by Britain to the United States to get rid of them-
Meeting of the Tribunal of Arbitration-Rejection by it of the Indirect
Claims—Decision and Award-Statements of the several Arbitrators-.
Award of the Emperor of Germany in the San Juan Arbitration.
New Commercial Treaty with France-Strikes-- The Public Revenue and
Money Market-Elections after the Session-Belfast Riots-Speeches of
Members of Parliament, Changes in the Ministry—The Athanasian Creed-
Dean Stanley's Speech--Speech of Mr. Gladstone at Liverpool-Colonial
Affairs—Murder of Lord Mayo-Appointment of Lord Napier–The Diamond
Fields of South Africa-First responsible Ministry at the Cape .