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WOUNDED OFFICERS IN DICTATION.

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WOUNDED OFFICERS IN DICTATION. VER131AGE I VERBIAGE OF M.P.'s. At the close of a discussion in the House of Commons on Monday night on the suppression of the Glasgow newspaper "Forward." Colonel D. F. Campbell, member for North Ayrshire, an officer who was severely wounded while serving with the Black Watch at the front, entered an indignant protest against that which he termed "the voluminous verbiage" of a. group of members below the Ministerial gang- way. "Get on with the war," he de- manded, "and finish everything that interferes with the p repress of the war. If I had the member for Hanley (Mr Outhwaite) in my battalion," he added, "he would have been strung up by the thumbs before he had been there half an hour." Mr Outhwaite sarcastically jn- quired: "How many of your battalion would it take to do it?" Colonel Campbell replied "I would leave that task to myself, even though I have only one arm, having lost the use of the other in a task which the member for Hanlev would not think of attempting or daring to risk." This was loudly cheered. The rising of the House brought the incident to a close. Mr Outhwaite spoke at Ystradgyn- lais a few weeks ago. I ââââ- <

THE SUPPRESSED LABOUR PAPER.I

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WIT AND HUMOUR

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