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REPRESENTATION OF CAR,DIGANSHIRE,

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THE LIBERAL SPLIT

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THE LIBERAL SPLIT The Liberal split in Cardiganshire is be- coming more and more intense day by day, z!' and it is very certain that the meeting of delegates to be held to-day at Lampeter will be remarkable for intensity of feeling, and it will probably be followed by a permanent division of the party into two hostile camps, each more bitter towards the other than to- wards the out-and-out Tory party. Six months ago it would have been impossible even to conceive that the party could be so split up as it is now The causes that have led up to the crisis are various, but it is onlv now that circumstances have combined One of the chief causes is the prevalence j of a feeling in almost all parts of the county that the leaders of the Liberal Association, and especially the Aberystwyth members, are bossing it too much. It is our own impression that the accusation is not altogether justified. The Aberystwyth folk h-ave undoubtedly a great advantage over y 11 n other members of the public bodies of the county in consequence of their great exper- 0 ience. But the feeling against them has been growing almost sinee the first form- ation ef the County Council and the feel- ing against, them has of course been sedul- ously nursed and nourished by the Conser- vatives. There is also the fact that A hen Mr VAUG IIAN DAVIES left the Conservatives and went over to the Liberals he failed to bow the knee to the ruling powers, who naturally eaotigh did not want to encourage interlopers who might challenge their power and influence. And incidents of a personal nature have occurred which have embittered the feelings between Mr DAVIES and his leaders. He Mts almost been intensely ambitious of a seat in Parliament, and ever since 1880 has has made that one of the chief aims of his life. For fifteen years he has laboured in season and out of season to attain that end. And lin n marrietl a wife who is wealthy, an event which has added to his popularity. Many persous feel strongly that their Parliamentary representative should be a man from the county, who would have opportunities of knowing his constituents and their requirements. Mr BOWEN ROWLANDS, Mr DAVID DAVIES, Mr E. M. RICHAKDS, and others have been outsiders, and when Mr VAUGHAN DAVIES offered himself they jumped at the chance. Another cause of his increasing popularity with the electors has been a continuous carping at him by our very highly esteemed local Libera! contemporary. The unfair manner in which it has dealt with him has aroused people's sympathy. It has been hinted that the paper has all along been Mr DAVIES' friend in disguise, inten- tionally or otherwise Another incident which has done Mr VAUGHAN DAVIES an immense amount of good was the conduct of the organisers of Wednesday's meeting at the Assembly Rooms, when some of the leading Liberals of the town were refused the privi- lege of (voting, simply because they did not belong to one or other of the local clubs whilst persons without Parliamentary votes were permitted to vote Mr VAUGHAN DAVIES' political rival Mr WYNFORD PHILITPS, is above reproach. His conduct throughout the contest has been most gentlemanly, and his friends will look back upon this preliminary campaign with satisfac- tion as far ¡¡s he is concerned.

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THE POSITION IN WALES.

THE UNIVERSITY OF WALES.

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