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BOTHA'S BARBARISM. I "This is a miners' war." -J oseph Chamberlain. Botha, the former Boer general, has, with the connivance of Lord Gladstone, a former Liberal minister, deported ten trade union leaders. They were secret- ly and under armed escort smuggled on I a ship, and are now on their way to this country. Thus a trade union leader in a territory under the British flag is treated as an outlaw, and trans- ported as we t.ransport convicts to Botanv Bay. banished as we banished the Dorset labourers in 1834. Botha and Gladstone now display the same intelligence, or want of it, that our rulers displayed in the early part of the last century. Like the Bourbons, they learn nothing. They have not realised the elementary fact that you I cannot cast out ideas by casting out -men. Some of our Tory newspapers not only fail to see the tyranny of I Botha, but actually applaud his action. Well let them try a similar course when the next big strike occurs in this ¡' country. It won't be labour leaders who will be shipped from these shores. __A i

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