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Reform Demonstration in Hyde-park.

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Reform Demonstration in Hyde-park. can 00 no question fchnf 1 • j 1 and decided as to the right of WJ 18 <0t meeting in Hyde-park for such a mL sses,? people was contemplated on Monday night P°TT ffh AT 7hioh matter of the utmost importance both wi rh ^erefor6,a the parties meeting or intendingto mH law of the land itself, that the Joint it issnfl^ be submitted to the Court^ of Ws'Sh h°We cannot doubt that this will be done next term and after the decision so given there will no lon^r -L J; any doubt as to what the law really ia in JonneEt with the important point in dispute.ImmZ Advertiser. J Unfortunately, a demonstration demonstrates nothing beyond the fact that, for reasons as various as irrelevant to the subject, a more or less large number of people have collected at a certain spot; beyond this nothing except, perhaps, as was the case on Monday, that demonstrations do not include a demonstration of much clean linen, or other forms of respectability. Furthermore, it ia too late to disprove—however com- plotely it could be done—the charge of indifference so late in the day as this. It would have been of some avail had it been done-constitutionally and legally done-when the Reform Bill was introduced; but now it is useless, and worse than useless. But in presence of tacts such as we have to record to dav, it seems almost absurd to consider the uses to which monster meetings can be put. That a mob of ruffians should tear down the railings of the Queen's park, wage organised combat against the officers of the peace, smash the windows of clubs sind private individuals, and be only restrained from further enormities by calling out a military force, is a reproach and lasting disgrace to our boasted civilisation. We trust that means may be found of visiting with condign punish- ment not only the immediate ringleaders, but also those more dangerous and infinitely more culpable agitators to whose conduct the riot is as clearly traoe- v j xu8 with more courage than they showed, they had themselves remained to head the mob they had so recklessly brought together,—Morning Post. I The time has gone by for the people to be charged by mounted police and Life Guards when they attempt the assertion of their rights. Those who resort to such weapons will find the people too strong for them. The people had no desire to do anything but hold a peaceful meeting, such as has been recognised as the right of Englishmen from time immemorial. But a Tory Government, acting upon Austrian maxims, resolved to put down the demonstration by force. ihey called out their myrmidons, they had the park gates shut, and kept their troops encamped inside ready to charge the people if they should venture to attempt an entry. The soldiers were ready, but the people cheered the soldiers, and fortunately for Mr. Walpale and Lord Derby they did not use their rifles and bayonets. But no thanks to the Tory Govern. ment, who called out the military, who ordered the horse-police to charge, who did their best to crush the people down by the shedding of blood. It is evident that men who can so act are no longer fit to be the Ministers of her Majesty Queen Viotoria. Away with the Tories! Blood and steel may be good maxims for Bismarck. We cannot brook these tactics in England. Away with them, and let us have as Ministers men who understand the people-who are prepared to do them justioe-and who do not think it necessary to repress political meetings by the truncheon and the bayonet. —!Z»e Star.

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