NELSON, on the 21st of October, 1805, prior to the great battle ot Trafalgar, gave as his last signal— "England expects every man to do his duty," and it 18 expected of every Liberal this day, that he will do his duty-his duty to himself, his duty to his country. We do not make light of the fact that Derby has turned its back upon Sir Wm IIarcourt and Mr Roe, but because we have suffered these and other defeats, let us be the more determined that Mr Arthur J- Williams shall be returned with even a larger major- ity than before. Oar enemies are on the alert. They are resorting to actions which are not ereditable; they are sending anonimous cards through the post; and one, at least, by his deceptive tongue has sought to throw working men off their guard, by intimating that M tjor Quin finds he has no chance against Mr Williams- Liberal Electors be not deceived heed not these wiley serpents who would seek to make you feel Mr Williams is safe, and that therefore you need not put yourself to any inconvenience to record your vote. If Mr Williams's seat is safe, so much the better, and we believe it is, but let us one and all do our duty, honestly and fearlessly, and if h6 majority is larger than at the last election, we shall have all the more to rejoice over. It is a sad spectacle, that of men who have occupied high and honourable positions in religious movements in Penartb, condescending to such mean contemptible actions as going round from place to place, from meeting to meeting, with no other apparent object than to irritate and disturb, and yet this has been done, and how small, how insignificant these same men have looked, as they have had to Stand the fire of ridicule, the scathing sarcasm, and shots of contempt which have been hurled at them, but shame there has been none, and so they have gone onuntil now they are seen wallowing in their own mire. The meetings which have been held in support of the candidature of Mr. Williams, have all been charac- terised by enthusiasm, and the speeches have been nothing but straightforward honest dealing. There has been no beating about the bush, and the ques- tions which have been submitted to Mr. Williams and other speakers, have been answered in a clear and definite manner. The railway men submitted a number of questions on Friday night last, but they were handed to Mr. W illiams before his address and he being deluged with questions afterwards, they were forgotten until too late, but the next day Mr. Williams wrote, stating his full sympathy with every matter dealt with, and his letter was read amid threat cheering at the meeting" at Cogan on Monday, there being a large number of railway men present. Our Tory friends have been trying to tickle the fancies of the illiterate people of their own ilk, by a magic lantern exhibition of comic characters and scenes, and for the general benefit displaying the results of the different elections as they were received. The Church and beer-barrel are linked together. Ou the I one hand the cry is u The Church is in danger-the: Liberals are trying to destroy the Church. Let these lies be nailed to the church doors. Does any Christian man believe that because the Church shall be disconnected from the State, that God will allow His Church to be overthrown ? The men who make such base insinuations are offering unpardonable in- sults to Him who said My kingdom is not of this world." Then the question of Local Veto is misre- presented. We were told by a Tory spouter only a day or two ago, that if this Bill was passed, the tee- totalers would shut up all the public houses. An- other lie, as big and as black as any concocted. What does the Bill propose to do ? At present the power to grant or refuse to grant or renew public house licenses is in the hands of half-dozen men- magistrates-who know, practically, nothing of the requirements of the people, and these, according to ( their own fads and fancies, whether in accordance with the expressed wishes of the people or nor, may give their decision for er against, but the Local Veto Bill proposes to takelthis power from the magistrates and place it in the hands of the people, so that a ma- jority vote in any district may declare for or against Sunday Closing, but two thirds (two out of three) of the people mast be obtained before a public house in any district can be closed. What can be fairer? What more can be wanted ? Working men like to have a voica in the management of local affairs. Here it is offered you. Will you accept it ? or will you be content to be governed in this matter by men whom you never have had, and never will have, a finger in electing. Working men be true to your- selves. Show the Tories that you have brains of your own which you have determined to use, and declare with no uncertain voice your allegiance to the party of progressive reforms. The polling will take place to-morrow (Friday). Vote early, vote one and all, and VOTE FOR ARTHUR J. WILLIAMS.
o hit-Chat. BY RAMBLING TOMMY. It is stated that a Penartb clergyman, when visit- ing a sick man a short time ago, said to him, I hope you will not allow a Nonconformist minister to visit you, nor receive anything from one; if you need any- thing, send and 1 et me know, and you shall have it." The sick man's answer satisfied the clergyman and he has not called since. o o o Some of our leading Liberal tradesmen received post cards on Tuesday afternoon, on which was written the following Will a man rob God ? Yet ye have ribbed me. But ye say vherein have we robbed thee ? In tithes and offerings- Ye are cursed with a curse. Read Milachi, 3c 8v." OOO The writer of these cards, although he disguised his band, has been discovered, and I may give him the hint that he has, perhaps unknowingly, been play- ing with edged tools. Before it is too late, I should advise him to make reparation. He will do so if he is wise. 000 In our last two issues reference was made to the fact that the Educational Department had, for reasons stated, withheld the grant of about X1000 from our School Board. I am glad to learn that the Board, nothing daunted, seized the bull by the horns, and the amount has now been received and deposited in the bank. A full statement respecting the above, we shall, when the election is over) have the opportunity of publishing. In the meantime we are pleased to say that the action appears to have been due to a little bit of officious tapeism. and was not owing to the neglect or defiant attitude of the Board. goo Miss Florence Gladys Livermore> of 44 Windsor Hoad, Penarth, has passed successfully the Trinity j College examination in musical theory, she having obtained 77 marks. This young lady is only* thir- teen years of* age, so this pass speaks well for her musical ability and knowledge. o OOO Thinking that a sea breeze would do me good I took the ;t Scotia to Clevedon last Saturday. The trip was most enjoyable—to me more than to some who were on board. One young lady in particular seemed to wish she bad not ventured, though she had the best attention. The rest of the tale I will leave for a certain young man who met her at the pier to describe in his own way. Here it is Up the Bristol Channel, she Said she went; Across the sea-to Clevedon. Was she bent. It was rough, and she felt queer, So she said; But coming back, she got worse, So she fed The fish which in the sea abound; Now she says She'll give up trips, and pleasures have Other ways." 000 'Tis not everyone who goes often enough on board n to learn the various terms used when describing a boat. One lady, blessed with a son and daughter, went to Burnbsm last Saturday, and during the trip, the good mother enquired of her son where Rose (thej daughter) was. I don't know/' he replied) <' but I think she is dowcetairs in the front room." 000 What was perhaps one of the largest crowds from Penarth, unless a party bad gone together, was that which went to Burnbam last Satuiday. And they were a noisy crew. They certainly kept all alive with their songs. OOO Cannot the District Council do something to pre- vent so many accidents from taking place down the Beach Road hill ? Already some half dozen accidents have happened this season, and some have been serious. But the wonder is that more have not taken place, and that even death has not resulted- There have been escapes innummerable, and it is certainly quite time that steps should be taken to prevent their occurrence. OOO Both cyoie and carriage accidents have taken place here within a week. Whilst some people are reck- less, yet others, if they knew how dangerous was the road, would not venture down. In many places where there are dangerous roads, large notice boards are fixed, on which is painted a warning. This might easily be done here, and so save many an accident, and perhaps prevent loss of life. OOO In Glebe Street, after the Liberal meeting lasb Friday night, was a man who said that at every elec- tion time be attends the meetings of both candidates, and votes for the one he thinks is the best, and he added, I have decided to vote for Arthur Williams next Friday, making the third time. I consider, after hearing the speeches of both candidates, that he is the best man." OOO I suppose I must not mention names, if it is at election time, buf one gentleman at the Liberal meet- ing last Friday, made himself very obnoxious to those around him, even to the Tories, by his repeated interruptions. It was amusing to see bow some were having him on, bj pretending to side with him, but it ha had been blessed with sight at the back of his head, he would have seen bow much he was being ridiculed. o o 0 not all there," was a remark made regard- ing a certain individual who opposed Mr A. J. Williams last Friday night, and this was said by a local prominent Tory, too- .01) A certain gentleman, a conservative, was talking to a Liberal Friend of his the other day, and politick was of course the subject of conversation. The Con- servative was beginning to think a little more of Liberalism than he had dcne, and when a li;tle tale tvas told him as to its being a false imagination th t 0 CD the Tory party was the best for him, he went home, thought well over it. and after hunting up old news- paper extracts and the like, and pu tting- two and t\vo together, he resolved to vote Liberal this time at all events- ooo Here is the tale: The day had been close and sultry, and at night, an Irishman, after an exhausting day's work, went to bed. Soon after, it. suddenly occurred to him that be had not opened the window, and in consequence the room was stifling and close. So much did this feeling grow on him, that he made up his mind to get out of bed and open it. It was very dark. At last, however, he found it, and in feeling about for the catch so as to open it, he broke the glass- "Anyhow," said the man, as he felt the cool breeze rush in through the broken pane, I have my desire; I shall have some fresh air now." Fully satisfied, he returned to bed, imagining that already the room was cooler, aud he soon fell asleep. Next mormng he arose, and going to the window to see bow much it was broken, was astonished to find all the panes whole, and without even a crack in them. t But turning round he caught sight of the broken glass in the wardrobe, and found it was that he had broken, not the window, so that it was only in imagination that the breeze was felt." Thus illustrating very forcibly that it was only through false imagination he Iz c;1 supported the Tory pti-ty,