§ SIR WALTER B. BARTTELOT
asked the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, Whether any steps had been taken for the discovery of the perpetrators of the outrage on Mr. Carter while returning from Belmullet fair; whether any intimation had been received of a threat made to shoot the widow and burn down her house in which the wounded Mr. Carter was now lying; and, whether any steps had been taken to protect the widow and her house?
§ MR. W. E. FORSTER
, in reply, said, that, as to the first part of the Question, the police had received orders to do their utmost to discover the perpetrators of the outrage. As to the latter part of the Question, the threat had been made, and the police were carefully watching over the safety of the widow.