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LIBERALISM THE EXEMY OF THE WORKING CLASSES. .Sin,—I thought my letter to your last week would have been mv final contribution to this instructive discussion, and I would not have troubled you this week were it not that "Unionist "attributes to me something 1 never said. lie writes: Your corres- pondent 'Disgusted' says that the opening up of a new territory and land would not help Dowlais or Cvfarthfa, liecause there are others likely to compete and get the orders for rails." I never said anything of the kind. Such a remark would not have been within the scope of my reasoning. I do not think that any good or useful purpose would be answered by my prolonging tie discussion with your very able correspondent "Forward." He and I must agree to differ. He seems to think it is a just and proper thing to go to the Dowlais workmen and sav, "Send us, the Tories, to power, and we will open up vast regions in Africa, which will require railways, and which will bring no end of orders to the Dowlais and others ironworks." Such tactic? as these I denounce as dishouest and demoralizing, appealing as they do to the lowest passions of the mob, and, as the Tory orators themselves know very well, meaning absolutely nothing, It is simply a Tory electioneer- ing dodge, worthy only of Tory smoking concerts. It is downright wicked, in my humble opinion, to bam- boozle and mislead the electors ill this fashion. A protest against such despicable trickeries has been the sum and substance of my letters. In conclusion, allow me to say once more, Mr. Editor, that I yield not to Forward" or anyltody else, in or out of Dow- lais, in wishing well to our magnificent ironworks, having the very best reasons for hoping and desiring that thev should continue to prosper.—I am, yours, &C. V DISGUSTED. F.S. —" Forward has a bee in his bonnet about some figures showing the state of trade under Lilieral and Tory Governments. I believe, with Mr. H. C. Lewis, the Tory candidate, that Governments exercise very little influence, if any, on the commerce of the country, and I would advise "Forward" to settle that matter with Mr. Lewis. I am very anxious to see Forward's" programme of municipal improvements, so that we may have some idea as to the way in which Toryism is the friend of the wo'king classes.— DISGUSTED. friend does not want the ghosts, which aro the creation of his own fertile brain, to be staring him iu tho face, in the form of yahoos and ignoramuses," because they are so extremely ugly. So far so good. But now we are privileged with a fresh specimen, when he would have us believe that certain Liberal candidates knew absolutely nothing about the duties of the office to which they aspired, men who had no more intelli- gence than an Australian aborigine, and no more education than a hedgehog." Even Councillor Thos. Thomas, who; has conquered his environment by rising above it, because he has had to work hard in the mines since lie was^very young, who has had almost no elementary training, aud now can stand up and fight giants and privileges, yes, lie has even im- proved himself to such an extent, till it is possible for Forward to find all the links in the chain of evo- lution that exists between the "hedgehog" and the courageous and persevering councillor. Sir, I am afraid that Forward" possesses some of the traits of the aborigine" and hedgehog," because I hear the melodious harmony of the hedgehog in difficulties in his letters. "Forward" may be an intelligent person, but he has a very comical way of showing it. If his intelligence was saturated with wisdom, which he is bereft of, according to the tone of his letters, Forward would treat opponents in a gentlemanly way. If Professor Drummond came across For- ward' letters, which are bristling with vulgar appellations of opponents who have striven hard to aspire high, instead of grovelling in the dust, he could write a chapter on human parasitism." For- ward looks down so superciliously on his opponents, comparing them to the hedgehog and to an Austra- lian aborigine, I humbly beg leave to exhort him in sack cloth and ashes, with fear and trembling to harmonise himself with his environment; then your humble servant will siug the Doxology for such a brilliant and real forward march into the highest altitudes that human nature can aspire. "Forward wants us to believe that old Liberalism was superior to the modern Liberalism, because they gave us tho cheap press and cheap loaf, and that pre- sen! day Liberalism exists, according to him, "to sing praises of murderers in its meetings." For- ward must first prove who are the murderers. There is no difference between old and present day Liberal- ism. Is Fotward aware of tho fact that the pre- sent Liberal Government is going to lay down rail- wavo in India, and that a certain sum is to be expen- ded each year during three years ? Ha j he heard of the introduction of the nine huura' sytteni into the Government dockyards, with the passage of Sir W. Harcourt's unexampled budget ? This budget makes real property pay it, share with personal property, but uoes nut touch the poor man's pocket. This will give an impetus to trade. but no Government can force anyone outside their own sphere to buy rails, whether it be Tory or Liberal, which was Lord Beaconsfield's opinion. If there is depression in trade, it h because other countries, which were buyers from this country, now produce their own articles, or there is no demand. Buyers are not so generous as to give us trade when they do not want articles. The Liberal Government's passage of the Parish Councils Act has shown an interest in the working classes, by abolish- ing the property qualification. The Act gives control over roadside wastes and commons, which is a check on land-grabbing landlords, and which will keep the iieasantson the land,|instead of theircomiug into these Jarge industrial centres. This Act is the thin end of the wedge to the future Land Act for Wales.— I am, &c., PROGRESSIVE.

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