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LIBERAL MEETING AT NEW- CASTLE EMLYN. A joint public meeting in behalf of the candida- ture of Mr W. R. H. Powell, M.P. (for West Carmarthenshire), and of Mr D. Davies, M.P. (for Cardiganshire), was held at Newcastle Emlyn, on Friday afternoon. The assembly-rooms of the Salutation Hotel was well filled before the pro- ceedings commenced, the audience increasing as the meeting progressed. Mr W. O. Brigstocke presided, and described Tivyside as the most Conservative place he knew "f in Wales, fur the landlords and, by a sort of natural selection, the tenants, and worst of all, the ladies, were Tories. In comparing the qualifications of the four can- didates, the chairman mentioned that Mr Powell had voted in 1,035 divisions in five years, and Lord Emlyn in under 300. Mr EDWARD DAVIES (Llandinam) moved, and Mr JEFFREYS (Saron) seconded, a vote of confi- dence in Mr Gladstone and his colleagues. Mr W. R. H. POWELL, M.P., who was received with rounds of applause, referring to the state- ment that Tivyside was Tory, said if they weie quite contented there were other parts of the country which called, for reforms. (A voice "It is not a Tory corner.") After dealing with various questions, Mr Powell reminded the audience that his declaration in favour of amended land laws was not made now for the first time, and for election purposes, as his votes on the amendments to the Agricultural Holdings Act of 1883 would prove. He declared an earnest desire to elevate the labourer, and his conviction that the agricultural labourer's children should be educated free by a grant from the Consolidated Fund. He was conscious of his own boldness in opposing Lord Emlyn, but he should have been guilty of neglecting his duty to the Liberal party if he had refused to oppose the noble lord, who had not chosen to contest the division in which he resided. (Applause.) Mr D. DAVIES, M.P., said that if, when he went back to St. Stephen's, he missed his old friend, Mr Powell, he feared he would break his heart. (Laughter and applause.) He only wished that in Cardiganshire he had as strong an opponent as Mr Powell had in West Car- marthenshire, as it would be something to fight for. (Renewed laughter.) Mr Powell had acted so manly and nobly in champion- ing the Liberal cause against Lord Emlyn, that it would be to Welshmen a national disgrace if he were not returned with an over. whelming majority. He Mr (Davies) would feel it as a disgrace, and his head would be lowered in the House of Commons. Lord Emlyn was the only member for Wales who opposed Sunday. closing—(shame)—and he gloried in doing so. (Renewed cries of Shame.") He hoped they would remember that. (Hear, hear.) Tories were not good for Wales or Scotland. The land did not grow Tories. (Applause and laughter.) There were only eight in the last Parliament, and they must be all swept away now. (Cheers.) If any of the Cardiganshire electors bad a vote in West Carmarthenshire, and the polling for both electors was on the same day, he wanted them to go and vote for Mr Powell, and let him (Mr Davies) take care of himself. As to Mr Vaughan Davies, he was fighting in the bush, and he wanted the Tories of Newcastle Emlyn to poke him out on to the sward to fight openly. (Laughter and cheers.) His present con- duct was unworthy of Wales. Dealing with the land questions, Mr Davies said he would support a bill to give local bodies power to buy land for building purposes, but should oppose a bill to give similar powers for buying land to cut up in small farms. It was unreasonable to take land from the present owners and tenants, and give it to others for the same purposes, and small farms would not pay. An answer to Mr Davies (of Cilfallen) as to whether he would support a bill compelling railway companies to carry home agricultural produce at the same rate as foreign produce, Mr Davies said the low charges for foreign pro- duce were against the interest of the laud, but the consumers had the benefit of it. If a reason- able bill was brought in dealing with the matter, he would support it. (Applause.) A young man named Rees here ascended the platform, and said he wished to bring before the audience an act of gross injustice just perpetrated on Lord Euilyn's estate in Newcastle Emlyn. A process had just been served upon the poor old widow of a man who had been a tenant on the estate for 51 years, threatening to put all the machinery of the law in motion unless she paid the rent of her house, which had lately been raised to three times the amount it was pre- viously. (Cries of "Shame.") In reply to questions, Mr POWELL said he could not agree with Irish legislation for Wales, and that the amendments which he supported to the Agricultural Holdings Act of 1883 would be suffi- cient if incorporated in a new measure. He would accept all the Farmers' Alliance advocated. (Applause.) Tfte resolutions of confidence in Me Gladstone and in the hon. members were carried enthusi- astically. Subsequently Mr Powell and the Rev. J. Jones left to address a meeting at Diefach, Penboyr parish, where a torchlight procession and other demonstrations were prepared in his honour.

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