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SOUTH GLAMORGAN ELECTION.j…

A DISCLAIMER.

RECTOR OF LLANGAN AND DISESTABLISHMENT.

TERRIBLE CRIME IN A TRAIN.

BRIDGEND LIBERALISM. --.-------

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BRIDGEND LIBERALISM. IAST NIGHT'S MEETING. A crorded meeting was held at the Town- hall, Bridgend, last night in support of Mr. W. Brwe s candidature. Alderman T. J. Hughes who was accompanied by Mrs. Hughet, occupied the chair. Among those supporting the Chairman were Mrs. Brace, Mr. Tom John, ijiwynypia (president of the National Union of Teachers), and a number of townspeople. A telegram was received from Mr. Donald McLean (M.P. for Bath) re- gretting inability to attend. Tie Chairman said he was glad that the natbn had at last found its political sanity. Hov had the mighty fallen? (Laughter and apjlause.) Wales had already played a good pat. in the fight, but the laurels of South 01 Ghniorgan hadlyet to be won. Class and uldilu ted Toryism were arrayed against them aid so was landlordism and all that landlord- ism meant, while tariff reiorm money was teing poured out like water throughout the length and breadth of the constituency. Alderman Hughes proceeded to criticise pamphlets which had been distributed to fur- ther Colonel Wyndham-Quin'e candidature, which, he said. were of a misleading charac- ter. He challenged any Tory in Bridgend to publicly debate with him on that platform point by point one of these pamphlets. (Ap- plause.) Colonel Wyndham-Quin indicated, in his address, that he was not aware of the injustices of the Education Act. Did he not know that a nation had been in revolt? (Laughter.) The Colonel did not deal with the land question, and there was no wonder. The Tories could do no better service to the-r landlord friends and relations than to leave the land question alone. (Hear, hear.) Tariff reform was nothing but a red-herring to draw the scent of the nation's just indig- nation from the record of the Tory Govern- ment under which the nation had suffered. (Applause.) Mr. W. Powell moved a resolution adopting the candidature of Mr. Brace and pledging the meeting to do all in its power to secure his return. He said that if Mr. Braced re- turn were secured a good deal of the credit would be due to Alderman Hughes. Mr. Wm. House seconded the resolution, and delivered an address on the land ques- tion. Mr. Tom John followed5 with a long address on tariff reform and education. Mr. Brace's entry during the concluding sentences of Mr John's address was the signal for a great outburst of cheering. A ballad having been recited by Mr. Wil- liameon, Mr. Brace rose to deliver an address end received another flattering ovation, the audience subsequently singing "The Liberals' War Cry," to the tune of "Hen wlad fy nhadau," after which three cheers were given for the candidate. Mr. Brace said he wae much encouraged by the reoeption accorded him. The gentleman who shouted out at the meeting the other night- that he was afraid to visit Bridgend knew little of the man he was talking about. He had never met the man he was afraid of. (Applause.) He was standing for freedom of trade, of conscience, and everything that en- nobled a nation, and surely he should have courage. (Applause.) Why this great wave of Liberalism? We were living in historic days, and the country must have been deeply moved to sweep out of position the men who had led the late Government out 'of office. It was the rising of the nation in her right- eous wrath against the deception which the late Tory Government had been guilty of. Colonel Wyndham-Quin stood for the aboli- tion of the greatest advantage that this and every other nation could enjoyâFree Trade â(applause)âand he was surprised that Col. Wyndham-Quin should have a poster out, "Vote for Quin and cheap bread." (Loud laughter.) The Tories must think that the standard of intelligence in South Glamorgan was low, or they would not issue such posters as "Vote for Quin and no coal t&-r- He (Mr. Brace) stodd for land reform, including the taxation of land values, which would direct into the channels of muncipal expen- diture money from the landlord, which would benefit all tradesmen and people in general. If they wanted land reform, they must send to Parliament a supporter of Earl Oar- rington's proposed reform. (Applause.) Colonel Wyndham-Quin, in liht eflSrees, said nothing of what he had done: he merely pro- mised what he would do In the future, (Laughter.) He hoped the electors would not allow a Tory candidate to go about with his tongue in his cheek thinking how he could deceive the electors. (Applause.) The vote of confidence was fcarriefl with two dissentients. A vote of thanks was accorded the speakers, on the motion of Mr. W. Francis, seconded by Mr. Simmonds. Mr. Brace acknowledged, fend proposed a vote of thanks to the Chairman, ajid this was carried unanimously.

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MAESTEG & DISTRICT GAZETTE.

CAERAU & NANTYFFYLLON.

- LLANGYNWYD.

GILFACH GOCH.

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