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Página 194 - I would say, if we are forced to make further preparations, and if this delay continues much longer, we shall not hold ourselves limited by what we have already offered, but, having taken this matter in hand, we will not let it go until we have secured conditions which once for all shall establish which is the paramount Power in South Africa...
Página 56 - A measure will be submitted to you for enabling local authorities to assist the occupiers of small dwellings in the purchase of their houses. " Bills will also be introduced for encouraging agriculture and technical instruction in Ireland, and for the relief of the tithe-rent-charge payer in that country ; for providing a more complete distribution of water supply in cases of emergency in the metropolis ; for the regulation of limited companies ; for the prevention of the adulteration of articles...
Página 80 - Powers should be prepared t« diminish their programmes of sliipbuilding, we should be prepared on our side to meet such a procedure by modifying ours. The difficulties of adjustment are, no doubt, immense, but our desire that the conference should succeed in lightening the tremendous burdens which now weigh down all European nations is sincere. But if Europe comes to no agreement, and if the hopes entertained by the Tsar should not be realised, the programme which I have submitted to the House must...
Página 120 - money-lender " in this Act shall include every person whose business is that of money-lending, or who advertises or announces himself or holds himself out in any way as carrying on that business...
Página 248 - There is something more which I think any far-seeing English statesman must have long desired, and that is that we should not remain permanently isolated on the continent of Europe, and I think that the moment that aspiration was formed it must have appeared evident to everybody that the natural alliance is between ourselves and the great German Empire.
Página 194 - Mr. Kruger dribbles out reforms like water from a squeezed sponge, and he either accompanies his offers with conditions which he knows to be impossible, or he refuses to allow us to make a satisfactory investigation of the nature of these reforms. . . . The sands are running down in the glass.
Página 198 - Congress of representatives from such of the above-named organizations as may be willing to take part to devise ways and means for securing the return of an increased number of Labour members to the next Parliament.
Página 178 - It has been broken in the spirit more than it has been broken in the letter. The whole spirit of the convention is the preservation of equality as between all the white inhabitants of the Transvaal, and the whole policy of the Transvaal has been to promote a position of inferiority on the part of certain classes.
Página 185 - the criminal Habitual Drunkard', and gave magistrates power to sentence him on summary conviction to be confined in an Inebriate Reformatory. * A Royal Commission appointed to inquire into the operation and administration of the Laws relating to the Sale of Intoxicating Liquors, and to examine and report upon the proposals that may be made for amending the aforesaid Laws in the public interest, due regard being had to the rights of individuals.
Página 178 - They were on the same footing as the burghers. There was not the slightest difference in accordance with the Sand River Convention. '"Sir Hercules Robinson: I presume you will not object to that continuing ? ' " Mr. Kruger : No. There will be equal protection for everybody. ' " Sir Evelyn Wood : And equal privileges.

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