Foreign News: I.R.A. Ire

"I don't care what sentence I get," said Prisoner Peter Stuart in the dock of a London court last week, "because the fight will go on." Peter got 15 years. Michael Joseph Mason got 17. Seven of their friends got 59½ among them. Their crime: being good soldiers of the Irish Republican Army—i.e., bomb-planters.

The political reasoning behind I. R. A.'s English bombings is about as involved as a Rube Goldberg invention: 1) one of I. R. A.'s 15,000 members gets a job in England as a mechanic, poster painter, motorman; 2) he plants a bomb in a place where it will...

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