100 Years Ago

NEWS FROM 100 YEARS AGO : 5 June 1923

5 JUNE 1923

The Restoration of OrderĀ  in Ireland (Indemnity) Bill was read for a second time in the House of Lords.

The Agricultural Rates Bill passed its second reading in the House of Commons by 286 votes to 127 votes.

Stanley Baldwin, the Prime Minister, said in an interview with a Paris newspaper that Anglo-French difficulties could be adjusted and that if the two countries co-operated then wider problems in Europe could also be resolved.

Juan Soldevilla y Romero, the Archbishop of Zaragoza, was assassinated.