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TUESDAY. IN FEAR. The narrow escape which befell the Government just before midnight yesterday has created a feeling of profound uneasi- ness in Ministerial circles. To be able, in a comparatively full house, to resist a fresh attack on the Budget scheme by a majority of only 24 is a matter all the more serious because it was absolutely unexpected. The attendance is falling off on both sides, but naturally the severer strain kept upon the Ministerialists is reckoned upon to give Ministers a distinct advantage in the closing days of any session. Another incentive to a feeling of security on the Treasury bench is the absence of the Irish members. I do not suppose there are more than a dozen—certainly less than a score—in nightly attendance at the present time. Had it been otherwise, the Govern- ment would last night have been beaten on Mr Campbell Bannerman's amendment, in- creasing the grant under the Local Taxation Bill, so as to complete the establishment of the system ef free education in Scotland. Something like a shudder runs through the Ministerial ranks to-day, at the contenipla- tion of the risk run. Whilst the episode encourages the inclination of a section of the Opposition to go on fighting, it has greatly increased the yearning of Ministers for the end of the session. THE GREAT COMMONER. Mr Gladstone, contrary to his usual rule, was not in his place at question time. He came in later, whilst the somewhat animated debate was going forward on Mr Parker's amendment to the proposals in the Local Taxation Bill affecting education in Scot- land. But he was content to leave the seat of leader in commission between Sir William Harcourt, Sir George Trevelyan, and Mr Campbell-Bannerman, he himself taking up a modest place at the end of the bench, where he sat, with hand to ear, intently listening. Some time ago it was his custom to remain on the front bench up to the dinner hour, not coming back after dinner. But last night lie re- appeared in time to take part in the division on Mr Campbell-Bannermans motion. Apparently, as the season of the year advaces, he grows younger and stronger, and an arrangement well enough a few months ago will not now satisfy his aspira- tions for work. WESLEYAN LEGISLATION.. To-morrow night what is likely to prove an important dinner will be given at the National Liberal Club. Mr Perks, a partner in the firm of London solicitors to which Mr Henry Fowler belongs, is entertaining all the members of Parliament who belong to the Wesleyan body and all the candidates coming up at the general eleoion who are of the same church. He j has invited Mr Gladstone to meet them, an invitation cordially accepted. It was under- stood at first that, though Mr Gladstone would doubtless say a few words to the guests, the occasion was not one requiring the attendance of reporters. But on think- ing the matter over, Mr Gladstone sees an opportunity for saying some useful words on the political situation. He will deliver what will probably be an im- portant speech, partaking largely of the character of a. review of the session, and arrangements have been made by which the press will be represented at the dinner. The gathering will be both influential and significant. A. few years ago Conservatives, were accustomed to look to the Wesleyans as a powerful wing of their body. It will appear from the lisf'of gentlemen whom Mr Gladstone will meet to-morrow night that the Wesleyans, like some other important bodies, are tending towards Liberalism.

STANLEY'S VISIT TO CARDIFF,

"A MONOGLOT WELSHMAN NOW UNKNOWN."

THE GLAMORGAN ASSIZES.

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MEETING OF THE LIBERAL COUNOIL.

THE ISSUE OF THE WRIT.

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WALES TRIUMPHANT, -_---

THE WELSH PRESS ON THE QUESTION.…

PREVENTION OF MINING DISASTERS.

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THE LIBERAL PARTY AND DISESTABLISHMENT.

THE CONSTABLESHIP OF CARNARVON…

WELSH PARLIAMENTARY NOTES

MAGISTERIAL PROCEEDINGS.

MONMOUTHSHIRE AND THE SUNDAY…

---_.._--AN ACTRESS CHARGED…

--THE POLICE COURTS. -.-----+--------

WELSH ECHOES FROM LONDON.

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MONDAY.

WEDNESDAY.

STABBING AFFRAY AT CARDIFF

TITHE AGITATION IN WALES.

THE NEW CONSTABLE OF CARNARVON…

A MURDERER EXECUTED. -

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! TWO MEN SHOT BY A DISCHARGED…

TECHNICAL INSTRUCTION.

THE RE-DIVISION OF CARDIFF.

STRANGE ABDUOTION BY NUNa

THE WEEK'S HEALTH BILL.

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