§ MR. SLOAN (Belfast, S.)
To ask the Chief Secretary to the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland if he is aware that, on 1085 the 19th instant, a shed used for stabling and belonging to a Mr. S. Comer, national school teacher in Williamstown, County Galway, was saturated with paraffin oil and burnt down; and what action, if any, has been taken in the matter.
(Answered by Mr. Birrell.) The fact is as stated. The shed was a small one, and the amount of the damage done is about £2. The police have carefully investigated the matter, but have not yet succeeded in obtaining evidence as to the offender.