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. SWANSEA TOWN.

WALES' FIRST M.P.

SWANSEA DISTRICT.

CARDIFF SPLENDID.

,The Close of the, Poti.

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,The Close of the, Poti. After the closing of the polling stations people" flocked in thousands to the centre of the city. Bands of young men wearing the party favours paraded the streets, singing, cheering, blow- ing trumpets, and making as much noise as they were capable of. With so much excite- ment a battle royal might have been,antici- pated when opposition parties met, but fortu- nately they were satisfied with jeering at each other and cheering their champion or booing his opponent. The police were present in the centre of the city in strong force, and for a long time kept the crowd moving, the mounted- men in particular doing good service by follow- ing the roving bands of young men and also by assisting in keeping the tram lines clear. The latter feat in St. Mary-street was almost im- possible of accomplishment because the street from the old Town Hall to the Monument was literally choked up with people. Although the counting was in the City Hall and the result was to be announced from there by the Lord Mayor, the number of people who cocigre- gated in that place was a mere handful com- pared with the tremendous gatheringinSL Mary-street. It was generally known tha-t as soon as the counting finished tafe restrit would be flashed from the City Hall to the newspaper offices, and would be-immediately projected by means of the bioscope upon publicly exhibited" screens, while there was the additional attrac- tion of seeing the results from other centres similarly displayed: hencethepeopieconcen- trated in St. Mary-street, where by JOWalbck there was aconcowseof fortjrto fifty thousand; persons. There was plenty of sagging asd cheer- ing, and noise of a miscelksneems character, but, so far as we-were able to'see, an-absence-of anything that could be-regarded-as rowdyism. Declaration of the Pali The first declaration of the poD was made five minutes past 11 by the South Wales, Daliy News as follows :— D. A. Thomas .(L) 13207 Crichton Stuart (C ) T1652 Liberal Majority. 1555 When the figures were thrown upon the South Wales Daily News screen a terrific cheer went up from the immense crowd which blocked St. Mary-street, the cheers being repeated again and again, and given with renewed vigour a few moments later when a picture of the victor, Mr D. A. Thomas, was projected upon the spreen. Meantime the Load Mayor (Councillor John Chappell) who actm as returning officer, had announced the figures from the porch at the entrance to the City Hall to the crowd waiting below. The result was there received also with vociferous cheering. The Lord Mayor was accompanied by the Town Clerk (Mr J. L. Wheatley) and the two candidates. Addressing-the crowd from the porch, Mr D. A. Thomas, who was received with much cheering, said the fight had been long and strenuous. He was exceedingly satisfied with the result, and he congratulated Lord Ninian Stuart—(cheers^—upon the very excellent spirit and way in which be had conducted the fight, and he (Mr Thomas) hoped the result of the election would not deter Lord Ninian in the least degree from entering public lif p. (Cheers.) Lord Ninian Stuart, who va" also accorded a very hearty reception, said although beaten he most sincerely hoped to come forward another time and fight another political con- test. (Cheers.) He couldnot wish for a harder fight than they had had this time, and he hoped that next time it would be more satis- factory to their party. (Cbeefs.) There were 50 spoilt votes. Thirty of these were condemned an not definitely indicating which candidate the vote was meant for, 18 because the papers con- tained marks other then the cross, which might have led to the idcifttificar- tion of the voter, and the other two were for-. feited because the voters marked their paperf4 with crosses for both candidates. "I SHALL FiGHT AGAIN." Interview with Lord Nintan Stuart. Lord Ninian Stuart, who took his defeat in excellent spirit, and was one.of the first to con- gratulate Mr D. A. Thomas, seen by our repre- sentative, said :— I have enjoyed the fight immensely. Cardiff audiences have been extremely good in every way. I shall fight again. I claim we have won a moral victory. I think Tariff Reform has made headway in Cardiff. Mr Thomai and I fought as hard as we could,, and I am perfectly certain that Mr Thomas's experience told in his favour, and am sorry he has not been strong enough to go throngtL rtfee isfajole ficht."

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