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Daily Northwestern
Oshkosh, Wisconsin, U.S.A.
1 March 1890

THE PRESS SPEAKS
LORD SALISBURY CENSURED

London, March 1.
The Star, T.P. O'Connor's paper, commenting on the proceedings in the Commons yesterday which resulted in the expulsion of Labouchere, has a good deal to say in relation to the Cleveland street scandal, a public reference to which was the cause of the expulsion. Briefly stated, the reason of Mr. Labouchere's temporary removal was his assertion that Lord Salisbury was indirectly responsible for the escape of Lord Somerset who was concerned in the scandal. Mr. Labouchere yesterday asserted that the premier conspired to defeat the ends of justice. The Star says: "The Liberals intend to protest against Labouchere's suspension in such a manner as to deter the chairman from again making such a ruling as that of yesterday."

The Star accuses the government of culpable remissness in enabling the titled criminals to escape punishment for connection with the scandals.

The Pall Mall Gazette demands of Lord Salisbury the appointment of a commission of inquiry to decide who is to blame for the escape of the criminals.

The Globe denounces Labouchere for his insolence and says his political trade led him to connect the government with the nauseous scandal and to pose as hero and martyr.


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  Cleveland Street Scandal
       Dissertations: Tea, Scandal and the Rippers Shadow 
       Press Reports: Centralia Enterprise and Tribune - 8 March 1890 
       Press Reports: Daily Northwestern - 26 May 1890 
       Press Reports: Decatur Daily Despatch - 27 November 1889 
       Press Reports: Decatur Daily Herald - 30 November 1889 
       Press Reports: Fresno Weekly Republican - 19 December 1890 
       Press Reports: Fresno Weekly Republican - 9 January 1890 
       Press Reports: Manitoba Daily Free Press - 17 January 1890 
       Press Reports: Manitoba Daily Free Press - 3 March 1890 
       Press Reports: Manitoba Daily Free Press - 6 March 1890 
       Press Reports: Ogden Standard - 3 January 1890 
       Press Reports: Salem Daily News - 3 December 1889 
       Press Reports: Weekly Gazette and Stockman - 19 December 1889 
       Press Reports: Williamsport Daily Gazette and Bulletin - 3 March 1890 
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