23 MARCH 1918, page 3

The Ever-increasing Fascination Excited By William Blake...

Friday week at Christie's, where the collection of his drawings, purchased from the artist by John Linnell the elder, and since preserved in the Linnell family, was sold for......

Sir Albert Stanley Informed The House On Wednesday That He

was issuing a Curfew Order for the closing of restaurants at 9.30 p.m., and theatres and all other places of public entertainment at 10.30 p.m., throughout Great Britain. There......

Mr. Balfour Made A Spirited And Amusing Speech In The

House on Tuesday, on a motion for the appointment of a Standing Committee of Foreign Affairs. He said that the proposal was undemocratic and impracticable, and that the evils......

That Prince Lichnowsky's Memorandum Is Authentic Was...

German Vice-Chancellor in the Reichstag last Saturday. Prince Lichnowsky wrote it in 1916 " for family archives," and " with a view to my own justification or noting the details......

We Drew Attention A Fortnight Ago To A Letter In

the Times from a young Australian engineer who accused the workmen at Woolwich Arsenal of idling away their time. We must in fairness add that the Woolwich Pioneer for March......

The President Of The Local Government Board, In A Circular

pub- lished on Wednesday, has made a substantial offer of State assist- ance to Local Authorities who are ready to undertake housing schemes when peace returns. The State will......

The Prime Minister On Monday Told A Deputation From Both

Houses of Parliament that the Government must adhere to their decision not to secure the release of the three thousand British civilians at Ruhleben by freeing fourteen thousand......

But To Pass From That Point, We Notice That Mr.

Dillon professes to speak " for a united Ireland." This phrase seems very strange when it is tested by the greater part of the speech, which dealt with the factions in Ireland.......

Lord Parmoor Asked The House Of Lords On Tuesday To

approve " the principle of a League of Nations and the constitution of a tribunal whose orders shall be enforceable by an adequate sanction." Such a League was, he said, the......

Last Saturday At Enniskillen Mr. Dillon Delivered His...

speech since he became leader of the Irish Nationalist Party. " pledge myself," he said, " here to-day that if the fullest measure of justice is not meted out to the Irish......

The Education Bill Was Read A Second Time In The

House of Commons on Tuesday after an interesting debate in which there were few dissentient voices. Mr. Marriott put the case for the Bill in a sentence when he said that, as we......

Bank Rate, 5 Per Cent., Changed From 5i Per Cent.

April 5,1917.......