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LORD CARNARVON'S TOUR IN IRELAND.

Tho Lord-Lieutenant of ' Ireland and Lady Carnarvon arrived in G.alway on August 19, on a .week's tour in tho west of Ireland. . During tho journey no unpleasant in- cident occurred. Where the people vvcro afforded an oppor- tunity) tliey manifested a most friendly spirit, and their grootmg is said to hnvo boen decidedly lespectful and encouraging. At Galway the railway* station and the approaches thereto wore tliionged with people, and cheers were repeatedly given u hen Lord and Lady Carnarvon left tho saloon carriago in which thoy had travelled and stopped on to the platform. They were received by tho county high sheriff (Mr: W. S. Wnitlimnn) and the city high sheriff (Mr". T. G. P. Hnllott), the nobility and gentry of the district, and a number of tho principal merchants. In the ball-room of tho railway hotel addiosses wore presented to his Excellency on behalf of the magistrates, ratepaycis, and inhabitants of Galway; the Galway Town Commissioners, and the' Harbor Commissioners. Lord Carnarvon replied to thoso severally. Ile said it gave hinr pleasure to seo that tho energies of tho people of Galway woio concentrated in trying to develop the resources of tho port. He pointed out that railway communications and steam power lind made Galway nearer to America by two hours travel than any othor important town on tho Continent, and ho hoped to see during his own time Galway raised to the distinction which sho boasted of in f omior days. In speak- ing of tho labouring class, ho regretted to see that there was a universal depression caused by many reasons, hut chiefly by foreign competition. Ho impressed upon tho labouring class tho necessity for looking to tho interest of the employers, and spolto of the good feeling that always existed between himself and the labourers in Ids servicoi Ho hoped'to seo tho fisheries of Ireland developed, as well as the other industries, and felt that tho time was near when thero would bo a change for better. " Do not," ho said in his concluding speech, "beliovo any class denunciations; on tho contrary, think well, and see reason to suspect thoso who mako thom, and, on the other hnnd, believe that oven where politics differ thero may bo honesty of purpose and kindness of heart. . .Think as well as you can of opponents as wol! ns frionks, and beliovo this-th'atmany of those who aio charged with the heavy responsibility of Government, and I am one of tlio number, think that there is nothing in tin's world they* v'vould desire moro thon that the prosperity of tho country entrusted to them should grow under their, hands." * * >

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