26 JULY 1919, Page 2

The House of Commons sat late on Monday night and

passed the Peace Treaty Bill and the Franco-British Treaty Bill through all their stages. Mr. Devlin moved the rejection of the Peace Treaty because Mr. Lloyd George told the truth about Ireland, but in the division he mustered only four votes. The French Treaty was passed without a division, though one or two mal- contents raised frivolous objections. The prompt ratification by the House of Commons of the guarantee to France is un- questionably in accord with the views of nearly all thinking men in this country, and it has given great satisfaction in Paris.