20 AUGUST 1921, Page 2

But he then used words which proved that what the

Southern Irish want to do is to ignore the existing " partition " of Ireland into separate religious and racial camps, and to refuse any settlement which does not break the connexion between the loyalists of the North and Great Eritain which he described as " the foreigner." " There are two broken pieces of Ireland," he exclaimed. Never before was the fact more candidly announced that the Republicans will consent to no settlement which does not coerce the Northern loyalists.