Foreign News: Her Majesty's Opposition

Last October fiery William Kelly, Republican candidate for Parliament in Northern Ireland and a Roman Catholic, made a promise to his constituents. "I will not," he declared, "take the oath of allegiance to a foreign Queen of a bastard nation." When elected, Kelly refused to take his seat. Last week, in a North Irish court, he was found guilty of sedition, and given the alternative of posting a $280 bond for five years' good behavior or going to jail for a year. Cantankerous Kelly chose jail. But, said he, "I will never submit to wearing prison garb. You may hold me,...

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