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T-. the Editor of the Prestatyn Weekly." Dear Sir,— Our County Election. "Vox PopuH-Vox Dei." I cannot help remarking, Mr Editor, that I have been almost overwhelmed with astonish- ment, within the the past few weeks, by the fact that there should yet be, amongst well- rea,d, educated people, any protectionists in Great Britain. It is but an idle precedent to point to France, Germany, and the United States, for we at once realise that their tight- fitting policy would never fit John Bull's huge requirements. It would be a case of the giant trying on the dwarf's clothes. I am afraid we are all to blame in not having carefully studied the history of our country during the past 65 years, say from 1840 down to the present. There must be several of your readers, with myself, who have personally experienced the dismal times of the "forties "when starvation, stagnation, and poverty of all sorts stalked through the land where there was neither quantity nor quality within the reach even of the middle classes. Plaster of Paris and alum in our bread, sand in our sugar, and hidden mysteries in our tea aud all these delicacies at three or four times the present prices. This I can unhesitatingly say was the experience of my school and apprentice days. Now, Mr Editor, to my latin motto, which I is simply this, that the Vox Pupuli of the present election is as clearly shown to be the "Vox Dei" as it was in the days of Sir Robert Peel, 60 years ago, when the voice of the people rang so loudly in his ears that he had to accept it as the voice, of God, and it compelled him to relinquish his protection creed for absolute free trade in all the necessaries of life. To be brief on a very voluminous subject, let all County Electors march to the poll on Saturday next under the sacred consciousness that the" Vo.v Dei" calls upon them through the overwhelming, and all-powerful vote of the" Vox Populi" to conserve their sacred trust of free trade. Let them imagine the ghosts of their fathers marching alongside them to the poll, pointing to Free Trade" as the true gospel for this highly favoured land. Let no alluring shadow of "FairTrade" or Retaliation deter them in fulfilling the Vox Dei." Let them be assured that any such needed amend- ments, when wanted, will inevitably come through patient waiting and careftilavatelilillf. Yours faithfully, Meliden. P. A. Williams.

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