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Debates on Private Members' Resolutions: on Foreign Investment, ;
on Taxation of Land Values, ; on Graduating Income Tax, ; on
Retaliation, . An Adult Suffrage Bill, . Sir Edward Grey on Persia,
. The Government and South Africa, . Irish Land Bill, Second
Reading, . Indian Councils Bill in the Commons, . Housing and
Town Planning Bill, . Proposed Closing of Public Houses on Polling
Days, . Railway Amalgamation, . Army (Annual) Bill Obstructed,
. Easter Adjournment: Debate on the Naval Conference, . Politics
in the Recess, . Suffragist Demonstration, .
FROM EASTER TO WHITSUNTIDE.
The Labour Party and Socialism, . The Education Question, . East
Edinburgh Bye-election, . Mr. Winston Churchill on the Naval Con-
troversy, . The Prime Minister at Glasgow, . Lord Milner at
Nottingham and at Worksop, . Indian Councils Bill Passes, . Ad-
mission of Strangers to the House of Commons, . Board of Trade Bill,
. Welsh Disestablishment Bill, . Debates on the Right of Capture
of Merchantmen in War, , on Arterial Drainage of Ireland, . The
Government and Social Legislation, . Trade Boards Bill, . Post
Office Vote, . The Naval Agitation, . Civil Service Estimates, .
Budget Statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, . Final
Balance Sheet," . Reception, . Stratford-on-Avon and Sheffield
Bye-elections, . Debates on the Budget Resolutions, . Mr. Balfour
at the Primrose League, . Debates on the new Licence and Excise
Duties, . Letter from City Firms to the Prime Minister, . Further
Budget Debates, . Working of the Small Holdings Act, . Coal
Mines (Checkweighers) Bill, . Old-Age Pensions in Ireland, .
Estimated Yield of the New Taxation, . Payment of Members of
Parliament, . Roman Catholic Disabilities Removal Bill, .
spection of Convents Bill, . House of Lords: Child Murder Bill, ;
Hops Bill, ; Debates on the Territorial Force and the Special Reserve,
. Scareships" and German Rifles, . Anglo-German Hospi-
talities, . The King's Tour, . Aviation, . Labour Exchange
Scheme, . Budget Campaign: Mr. Balfour at St. James's Hall, ;
Mr. Asquith at Sheffield, ; Mr. Churchill at Manchester, . Circular
on Uncertificated Teachers, . Renewed Suffragist Demonstrations, .
Mrs. Asquith and Foreign Dresses, . The "Bacon Letters," .
Empire Day, . Budget Resolutions: Report Stage, . Debate on
the Two-Power Standard, . Whitsuntide Adjournment: the Congo,
FROM WHITSUNTIDE TO OCTOBER 8.
The Budget and the Friendly Societies, . London Elections Bill, .
Imperial Press Conference, . Naval Review, . Lord Morley on
India, . Second Reading of the Finance Bill, . Division,
. Outside Protests against the Bill, . Welsh Disestablishment
Dropped, . "Guillotines" for Government Bills, . Home Office
Vote, . Local Government Board Vote, . Second Reading of
the Labour Exchanges Bill, . The Finance Bill in Committee: the
Increment Duty, . City Meeting against the Bill, . Sir Edward
Grey on the Budget, . "Budget League Formed, . Mr.
Asquith and Mr. Lloyd-George at the Holborn Restaurant, . Alter-
native Budgets, . Liberal and Labour Criticisms of the Indian and
Russophil Policy of the Government, . Visit of Members of the Duma,
; of the Turkish Mission, .
Germany, . Close of the Imperial
yard Kipling on Liberal Policy, .
English Churches' Deputation to
Press Conference, . Mr. Rud-
Lords' Debate on Indian Military
Administration, . Finance Bill in Committee: Increment Duty, .
Naval Debate, . Ministerial Changes, . Lord Cromer at the
Unionist Free Trade Club, . Lord Charles Beresford on the Navy, .
The Army Council on the Regular Forces, . Renewed Suffragist
Demonstrations, . Coal Crisis, . Murder of Sir Curzon Wyllie,
. The Prime Minister at Southport, . The King in Lancashire,
. The Naval Manœuvres, . Finance Bill in Committee; Incre-
ment Duty, . British Policy in Persia, . Debates in the Lords; the
Territorial Force; the Hops and other Bills, . The Irish Land Bill:
Committee Stage in the Commons, . Minor Ministerial Changes:
Cleveland Bye-election, . Suffragist Activity, . Earl Roberts's
National Military Service Bill, . Finance Bill in Committee; the Land
Taxes, . Mr. Lloyd-George and a Deputation, . Controversy in the
Country, . Lords' Debates on Divorce and on the Appointment of Magis-
trates, . Education Vote, . Passive Resistance, . Finance Bill;
the Land Taxes, . Bye-elections, . Mr. Asquith at the Eighty Club
and in the City, . Hyde Park Demonstration, . Mr. Balfour in the
City, . Debates on Irish Questions, ; on the Foreign Office Vote, .
The Fleet in the Thames, . The Contingent Dreadnoughts Conceded,
. South Africa Constitution Bill in the Lords; Second Reading, ;
Committee, . Colonial Office Vote, . Imperial Defence Com-
mittee Prime Minister's Statement, . Territorial Reserve An-
nounced, . Scottish Coal Crisis Settled, . Mr. Lloyd-George at
Limehouse, . Naval Review in the Solent, . The Tsar's Visit,
. The Government and Aviation, . Votes in Supply Passed, .
Shops Bill, . Prison Treatment of the Suffragists, . Indian
Budget Debate, . Secretary to Board of Agriculture, . Water
Supplies Question, . The Country and the Budget, . Mr. Churchill
at Saltburn, . Amended Procedure for the Finance Bill, . Com-
mittee: the Undeveloped Land Duty, . Changes in the Valuation
Arrangements and Mineral Rights Duty, . Sir Edward Grey at Leeds,
. Mr. Asquith at Bletchley, . Result of Inquiry into Lord Charles
Beresford's Allegations, . South Africa Bill in the Commons, .
Finance Bill: Land Clauses, . "Massacre of the Innocents," .
Irish Land Bill in Committee, . Results of the Imperial Defence Con-
ference, . Trade Boards Bill Passed, . Finance Bill: Licensing
Clauses, . Mr. Churchill at Leicester, . Development Bill, .
Lord Rosebery's Speech at Glasgow, . Trade Union Congress, .
Finance Bill: Death Duties, . Irish Land Bill: Report, ; Third
Reading, . The Primate on the Poor Law Report, . Assistant
Postmaster-General, . Mr. Asquith at Birmingham, . Mr. Balfour
at Birmingham, . The Budget Agitation, . Lords' Amendments to
the Town Planning Bill, . The Government and the Teaching of Oriental
Languages, . Army Manœuvres, . Finance Bill; Concessions to
Landowners, . Stamp Duties, . Tea Duty, . Spirit Duty,
. Motor Duties, . Division of Proceeds with Local Authorities,
. Postponed and New Clauses, . Wireless Telegraphy, .
Church Congress, . Railway Servants' Congress, . Miners' Federa-
tion, . Irish Land Bill in the Lords, . Town Planning Bill in the
Lords, . The Development Bill and the Opposition, . Finance Bill;
Schedules, . The Prime Minister at Balmoral, . Ministers on the
Bill: Mr. Lloyd-George at Newcastle, . A Referendum Suggested, .
Suffragist Agitation, . The Commons Adjourn, .
THE PEERS AND THE FINANCE BILL.
Further Signs of Conflict between the Houses, . Speeches of Lord Curzon,
Lord Milner, and Mr. Churchill, . Finance Bill, Report Stage, .
Revised Estimates, . Señor Ferrer's Execution: Demonstrations, .
Sir E. Grey on England's Duty, . Lord Charles Beresford and the
Prime Minister, . Finance Bill; Report Stage Continued, .
Lloyd-George on "the Issues of the Budget," . Mr. Ure and Old-Age
Pensions, . Bermondsey Election; Suffragist Interference, .
Municipal Elections, . Third Reading of the Finance Bill, . Its
Final Provisions Summarised, . Commons and Lords, . Lord
Mayor's Banquet, . Colston Day at Bristol, . King of Portugal's
Visit, . Lord Lansdowne's Motion, . Speeches by Mr. Churchill
and Lord Milner, . Mr. Balfour at Manchester, . Mr. Haldane's
Reply, . Viscount Milner "Damns the Consequences" of Rejection,
. Bye-elections Deferred, . Congo Demonstration, . The
House of Lords Debate the Finance Bill, . Its Rejection, . Mr.
Asquith's Resolution in Reply, . Compromise on other Ministerial
Measures, . Close of the Session, . Mr. Lloyd-George on the Re-
jection, . Lord Lansdowne and Mr. Austen Chamberlain at Plymouth,
. Sir Edward Grey at Leith, . "Financial Chaos" Averted, .
Election Campaign: Manifestoes, . Progress of the Suffragist Conflict,
. Unionist Dissensions, . Mr. Churchill in Lancashire, .
Unionist Speeches, . The Birmingham Post's Tariff Scheme, . Mr.
Lloyd-George at Carnarvon, . The Prime Minister at the Albert Hall,
. Mr. Balfour's Address to his Constituents, . The Campaign; the
"Backwoods" Peers, . Speeches by Lord Curzon, ; Lord Milner,
; Earl Cawdor, . Mr. Lloyd-George at Queen's Hall, . The
Prime Minister at Liverpool, . Mr. Lloyd-George at Cardiff, .
Dissentients on Both Sides, . Mr. Blatchford and the German Danger,
. Date of the Election, . Speeches by Unionist Peers, by Mr.
Balfour, and Mr. Lloyd-George, . The Electoral Outlook, .
RUSSIA, TURKEY, AND THE MINOR STATES OF EASTERN EUROPE
LESSER STATES OF WESTERN AND NORTHERN EUROPE: BELGIUM-THE
NETHERLANDS SWITZERLAND SPAIN PORTUGAL - DENMARK
(By Sir CHARLES ROE, late Chief Judge of the Chief Court of the
ASIA (SOUTHERN): PERSIA AND ARABIA-BALUCHISTAN-AFGHANISTAN-
THE NORTH-WEST FRONTIER-BRITISH INDIA-NATIVE STATES-TIBET
THE FAR EAST: JAPAN-KOREA-CHINA-HONG-KONG-FRENCH INDO-
(By H. WHATES, Author of "The Third Salisbury Administration,
AFRICA (WITH MALTA): SOUTH AFRICA-EGYPT AND THE SOUDAN-NORTH-
EAST AFRICA AND THE PROTECTORATES-NORTH AND WEST AFRICA
AMERICA: THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND ITS DEPENDENCIES (by
A. MAURICE Low, Author of "The American People ")-CANADA-NEW-
FOUNDLAND-MEXICO AND CENTRAL AMERICA (by H. WHATES)—THE
WEST INDIES AND GUIANA (by H. WHATES)-SOUTH AMERICA (by
AUSTRALASIA: THE AUSTRALIAN COMMONWEALTH-NEW ZEALAND-POLY.
RETROSPECT OF THE YEAR'S LITERATURE (by LIONEL G.
ROBINSON), SCIENCE (by J. REGINALD ASHWORTH, D.Sc., and others),
ART (by W. T. WHITLEY), DRAMA (by the Hon. EVELINE C. GOD-
LEY), and MUSIC (by ROBIN H. LEGGE)
OBITUARY OF EMINENT PERSONS DECEASED IN 1909