Public and Political: General: Home Rule; Belfast meeting: Press cuttings.

Reference code: CHAR 2/60

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Date: 01 Jan 1912 - 23 Jan 1912

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CHAR 2/60/1 Cutting from the Times on: the secession of some members of the Ulster Liberal Association over the Government's policy on Home Rule; the speech by the Unionist MP James Campbell [later Lord Glenavy] at Coleraine [County Londonderry, Ulster, Ireland]. 01 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/2 Cutting from the Manchester Evening Chronicle on the Ulster Unionists' itention to refuse to recognise the powers of an executive in Dublin. 05 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/3 Cutting from Freeman's Journal on the forthcoming Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] to be addressed by WSC, John Redmond and Joseph Devlin. 05 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/4 Cutting from the Dundee Advertiser [Angus, Scotland] on the head-start in the political campaign achieved by the Unionists and the opportunity presented to WSC by the forthcoming Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland]. 05 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/5 Cutting from the Gloucester Citizen on the division of opinion on Home Rule within Ulster and Belfast and the danger of entrenched positions bringing disorder. 05 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/6 Cutting from the Bradford Daily Telegraph [Yorkshire] on the unity of the Liberal party in support of Home Rule and the widening consensus in favour of the measure. 05 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/7 Cutting from the Cork Free Press asserting that it will be far more useful if WSC makes his speech in favour of Home Rule at a meeting in England rather than in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland]. 05 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/8-9 Cuttings from the "Irish News" on: the interest aroused by the announcement of the Home Rule meeting to be addressed by WSC in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland]; the speech against Home Rule made at the same venue by Lord Randolph Churchill in 1886 and the movement of opinion in favour of the measure in the intervening period; the impracticality of dividing Ireland into two Catholic and Protestant parts. 05 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/10 Cutting from the Pall Mall Gazette on the determination of the Ulster Unionists. 06 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/11 Cutting from the Glasgow Herald on the continued strength of anti-Home Rule opinion, the readiness of some Liberals to engage the Unionists in argument and the ill effects of the Government's haste to push through its measures. 06 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/12 Cutting from the East Anglian Daily Times on the announcement of the Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] to be addressed by WSC and John Redmond. 06 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/13 Cutting from the Globe on the determination of the Ulster Unionists to defend the Union. [Jan 1912]
CHAR 2/60/14 Cutting from the Irish Times on the Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] to be addressed by WSC and John Redmond and the advocacy by Lord Randolph Churchill in 1889 of measures of local government and land purchase for Ireland. 06 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/15 Cutting from the Yorkshire Herald: same text as CHAR 2/60/12. 06 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/16 Cutting from the Cork Constitution on the declining support for Home Rule among Liberals in England and Wales due to the hypocrisy of the Nationalist leaders, the determination of the Ulster Unionists to defend the Union, and the danger of disorder at the Home Rule meeting to be addressed by WSC and John Redmond in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland]. 06 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/17 Cutting from the Bristol Times and Mirror on: the determination of the Ulster Unionists demonstrated by the speech of Sir Edward Carson at Omagh [County Tyrone, Ulster, Ireland]; the division among the Nationalists over fiscal policy; the control which the Roman Catholic Church would exercise over a Home Rule Parliament. 06 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/18 Cutting from the Aberdeen Free Press on the Belfast meeting as the start of a campaign to promote a Home Rule bill; the advocacy by Lord Randolph Churchill in 1889 of local government and land purchase for Ireland; the decline in opposition to Home Rule within the Conservative party. 06 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/19 Cutting from the Irish Times on WSC's account of Lord Randolph Churchill's anti-Home Rule speech in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] in 1886. 06 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/20 Cutting from the Irish Times on the determination of the Ulster Unionists to resist Home Rule as the most important factor in the issue. 06 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/21 Cutting from the "Liverpool Daily Post and Mercury" criticising Sir Edward Carson's warnings about the Ulster Unionists' resistance to Home Rule. 06 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/22 Cutting from the "Evening News" on fears of a riot when WSC and John Redmond address a Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland]. 08 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/23 Cutting from the "Sheffield Daily Telegraph" criticising WSC's citing of the constitutions of Germany and the United States as examples of federal structures in his introduction to "Home Rule in a Nutshell" by Jeremiah MacVeagh. 08 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/24 Cuttings from the "Westminster Gazette" on: the intention of the Unionists to stage a counter attraction to the Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] to be addressed by WSC and John Redmond; WSC's introduction to "Home Rule in a Nutshell" by Jeremiah MacVeagh. 08 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/25 Cutting from the "Western Daily Press" criticising the Ulster Unionists for prematurely pledging themselves to resistance to the sort of extreme Home Rule measure which is not supported by Liberal opinion but seeing their determination as a safeguard against oppressive measures by the Nationalist majority in an Irish parliament. 08 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/26 Cutting from the "Dundee Advertiser" approving WSC's argument (in his introduction to "Home Rule in a Nutshell" by Jeremiah MacVeagh) that Home Rule for Ireland should be part of a wider scheme of decentralisation to promote administrative efficiency. 08 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/27 Cutting from the Daily Telegraph on: the Unionists' case against Home Rule; the excitement aroused by the Home Rule meeting to be addressed by WSC in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] and the previous notable speeches in the Ulster Hall; the resolution of the Association of Irish Post Office Clerks in favour of placing the Irish branch of the Post Office under the control of the Home Rule parliament; the meeting of the North Londonderry Women's Unionist Association. 08 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/28 Cutting from the "Yorkshire Herald" ridiculing WSC's advocacy of decentralisation in his introduction to "Home Rule in a nutshell" by Jeremiah MacVeagh. 08 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/29 Cutting from the "Dublin Express" reporting the vigorous campaigning of the Ulster Unionists and rejecting WSC's argument that Home Rule will reduce legislative congestion in the Westminster parliament. 08 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/30 Cutting from the "Staffordshire Sentinel" on: the excitement aroused by the Home Rule meeting to be addressed by WSC in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] and the previous notable speeches in the Ulster Hall; WSC's introduction to "Home Rule in a nutshell" by Jeremiah MacVeagh. 08 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/31 Cutting from the "Northern Whig" (Belfast) on the likelihood of a Unionist counter-demonstration to the Home Rule meeting to be addressed by WSC and John Redmond and the advisability of WSC addressing the meeting alone. 08 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/32 Cutting from the "Belfast News-Letter" criticising WSC's advocacy of Home Rule for Ireland as part of a general federal scheme for the United Kingdom. 08 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/33 Cutting from the "Globe" contrasting WSC's present advocacy of federalism with his adoption of the opposite principle when helping to frame the constitution of South Africa. 09 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/34 Cutting from the Times giving the report in the "Northern Whig" on the likelihood of a Unionist counter-demonstration to the Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] to be addressed by WSC and John Redmond and the advisability of WSC addressing the meeting alone. 09 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/35 Cutting from the "Pall Mall Gazette" hinting at the dangerousness of WSC joining John Redmond and Joseph Devlin at a Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland]. 09 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/36 Cutting from the "Morning Post" on: the opposition to Home Rule of the Irish Presbyterians; the plans to stage a Unionist counter-demonstration to the Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] to be addressed by WSC; the reprinting by the Union Defence League of a speech made on the Union in 1800 by Lord Clare. 09 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/37 Cutting from the "Scotsman": letter from a Unionist refuting WSC's citing (in his introduction to "Home Rule in a nutshell" by Jeremiah MacVeagh) of federal systems elsewhere in the world to support his case for Home Rule. 09 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/38 Cutting from the "Newcastle Daily Journal" asserting that it is the Government's desire to carry too much legislation in too short a time that has clogged Parliament, not Irish legislation as claimed by WSC in his introduction to Home Rule in a nutshell by Jeremiah MacVeagh. 09 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/39 Cutting from the "Daily Telegraph" on the possible response of the Unionists to the forthcoming Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] to be addressed by WSC and John Redmond, the campaign of the Irish Presbyterians against Home Rule, a meeting of the Ulster Women's Unionist Alliance. 09 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/40 Cutting from the Westminster Gazette on the challenge of F E Smith [later 1st Lord Birkenhead] to WSC to define the difference between the positions of Lord Randolph Churchill and Sir Edward Carson, and to say whether he still believes that the motives of a Liberal government which is introducing a Home Rule bill because it is dependent on Irish Nationalists' support should be viewed with suspicion. 10 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/41 Cutting from the "Liverpool Daily Post and Mercury" criticising the Ulster Unionists' prophecies of disorder when WSC and John Redmond address a Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] and considering the possibility of Andrew Bonar Law addressing a meeting in Belfast. 10 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/42 Cutting from the "Times" on a speech by F E Smith [later 1st Lord Birkenhead] criticising the Government's economic policy and remarking on the cost of Home Rule, the forthcoming Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] to be addressed by WSC and the current position of the Unionist Party. 10 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/43 Cutting from the "Pall Mall Gazette" on the division of opinion among the Irish Nationalists on financial policy. 10 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/44 Cutting from the Times: speech by Sir Edward Carson [later Lord Carson] at the Manchester Constitutional Club rejecting WSC's arguments in favour of Home Rule. 10 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/45 Cutting from the "Liverpool Daily Post and Mercury" on the forthcoming discussion at the conference of the Royal Economic Society on railway nationalisation and the financial relations of Great Britain and Ireland. 10 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/46 Cutting from the "Birmingham Gazette and Express": article by Lord Willoughby de Broke criticising WSC's proposals for federalism within the United Kingdom. 10 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/47 Cutting from the "Daily Telegraph": speech by Sir Edward Carson [later Lord Carson] at the Manchester Constitutional Club rejecting WSC's arguments in favour of Home Rule. 10 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/48 Cutting from the "Dundee Advertiser" criticising the Ulster Unionist Council's announced intention of preventing the holding of the forthcoming Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] to be addressed by WSC. 17 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/49 Cutting from the "Pall Mall Gazette" urging WSC not to inflame Unionist opinion by addressing a Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland]. 17 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/50 Cutting from the "Dundee Advertiser" criticising the Unionists' reaction to the forthcoming Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] to be addressed by WSC. 18 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/51 Cutting from the "Star": letter from W H Davey of the Ulster Liberal Association criticising the resolution of the Ulster Unionist Council to try to prevent the forthcoming Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] to be addressed by WSC. 18 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/52 Cutting from the "Morning Leader": article by James Douglas recalling the Home Rule crisis of 1886 and reflecting on the current entrenched opinions on the subject in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] which make it advisable that WSC should abandon his plan to address a Home Rule meeting there. 18 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/53 Cutting from the "Pall Mall Gazette": letter from Moreton Frewen suggesting John Redmond should be glad of the excuse to call off the Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] because the Government's proposals on Home Rule could then still remain a "state secret". Refers to his adjournment of a political meeting in Killarney [County Kerry, Ireland] for fear of violence and asserts that Home Rule will never receive the consent of the people of Ulster; letter from Bernard Holland asserting that a solution of the Home Rule question can only be reached through compromise. 19 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/54 Cutting from the "Bath Chronicle": letter from J W Tranter attacking the Ulster Unionists' announced intention of preventing the Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] to be addressed by WSC and citing other examples of the Unionists' "tyranny". 20 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/55 Cutting from the "Manchester Dispatch": article by "a Loyalist" suggesting that the Ulster Unionists may have made a tactical mistake in announcing their intention of preventing the Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] to be addressed by WSC. 20 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/56 Cutting from the "Huddersfield Examine" [Yorkshire] attacking the Ulster Unionists' declared intention of preventing the Home Rule meeting in Belfast [Ulster, Ireland] and claiming that William Gladstone favoured a measure of Home Rule for all parts of the United Kingdom as early as 1866. 22 Jan 1912
CHAR 2/60/57 Cuttings from the "Daily News": speeches against Home Rule by Sir Edward Carson [later Lord Carson], F E Smith [later 1st Lord Birkenhead] and others; preparations by the Ulster Unionist Council and the Ulster Liberal Association for the Home Rule meeting to be addressed by WSC in Belfast; the malign example set by the "lawlessness" of the Unionists. 2 cuttings. 23 Jan 1912