§ MR. WILLIAM JOHNSTON
I beg to ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord Lieutenant of Ireland whether he has seen The Irish Catholic, 6th May, 1893, and noticed a leader in which it is stated that Belfast is now on its trial, but that provided it resumes and continues good behaviour no one will be desirous to resort to extreme punishment, but that it might become a duty to recommend to the Catholic people of Ireland a course of action which would test their prosperity in a manner they might not like; and whether he proposes to take any action concerning this threat to Belfast?
§ THE CHIEF SECRETARY FOR IRELAND (Mr. J. MORLEY,) Newcastle-upon-Tyne
I have read the article referred to by the hon. Gentleman. I do not sec what action could be taken by the Government in this matter, or, indeed, that any action is called for.
§ MR. W. JOHNSTON
Does the right hon. Gentleman now see the reason why we do not wish to trust these people with the Government of Ireland?