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I HURTFUL CRITICISM. LORD HALDANE AND SNEERERS AT THE TERRITORIALS. TRAINING IN SCHOOLS. House of Lords, Monday.âThe Lord Chancellor took his seat on the Wool- sack at 4.15. The debate on the motion for the second reading of the Army Annual Bill .was resumed by Viscount Midletoru Vount Haldane said Lord Lovat in his place the other night made a most significant interruption of the speech of the Marquis of iuansdowne. He spoke in that interruption of the two sections into which the Unionist Party was divided and complained of the presence of Mr. Balfour on the Defence Com- mittee, because that was not just to the other section of the Unionist Party. Good Heavens! Were they to have, in adclition to the controversies on food taxes, on the Budget, and on the Parliament Act, a new controversy about Army policy? If so, then Heaven help the country when the Opposition came into power. Blue Water and Blue Funk. I Don't let them be unduly nervous I about the country's detences. Don't let them belong either to the blue water bchooi, who &aid there was no fear of invasion, or to the blue funk school, who lived daily i nterror of it. The question whether 70,000 or 700,000 men could come over to this country wa<s a naval question and not a military one. The only task for the military authorities here was to make sure that there was such a force at home as would make it necessary for the foreign general staff otficer to decide in his mind that he must not send fewer than 70,000 men. The Territorial Force was recruited from classes and had officers who were peculiarly sensi- tive to anything like ridicule or criticism. The effect of this criticism- especially upon the officers-had been deplorable. When they were told that they were a sham, that they had no training at all, and that they were useless and would go down like grass before the enemy, could it be imagined that such statements would have no euectP They h had a deadly effect upon the prospects of the Territorial Force. (Ministerial cheers). Training In Schools. I He was in sympathy with the sug- gestion which had been made that a certain amount of training should be given in the schools. ISo system of ¡ national education could be a perfect system which did not include the physical as well a& the mental side. He thought, however, it would be ad- visable to keep the purely military ele- ment out of it as long as possible, and certainly in the lower stages. The Bill was read a second time.

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