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St. Asaph Board of Guardians.

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Llanrwst Urban District Council.

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Colwyn Bay Police Court.

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I The Carnarvon Boroughs Election.


The Carnarvon Boroughs Election. INTERRUPTIONS AT CONWAY. On Thursday night the final Conservative meeting in Conway was held in the Town Hall, presided over by Mr. E. W. Johnson, Llandudno. He was supported on the plat- form by the candidate, Mr. Austin Jones, and several otrer ladies and gentleman. Mr. Austin Jones, who was the first to speak, was accorded a hearty reception by a crowded audience, but at the outset it was seen that there were a large number of the opposition at the back of the Hall. The speaker was given an excellent hear- ing, and a few interruptions were taken in good part. When he mentioned Mr. W. H. Lever as being a free trader, there was cheering, and the candidate remarked, Cheer away, you will not be able to cheer n:i ch longer. There was now a dis- turbance in the body of the hall, owing to the action, it is alleged, of one of the stew. ards. The police, however, soon quelled the disturbance, but the audience commenc- ed singing Sospan bach." Afterwards the speaker referred to the action of Germany in allowing English-caught herrings to enter Germany without a tariff because the Ger- mans could not catch sufficient for their con- sumption The opposition took up the her- ring question, and caused considerable am- usement throughout the meeting. Conclud- ing, the speaker said he was obliged for the good hearing The principles of the Union- ist party, which were great principles, in- cluded the upholding of the constitution of the country and the maintenance of the great Empire. (Loud cheers.) When the Chairman got up to speak there was a faint singing of Sospan bach," which became louder on the invitation of the chairman. When quietness was restored, Mr. Johnson said he had never been on a pol- itical platform in his life, and his reason for coming out now was that he was sick of party and full of State, and he felt that now was the time for every moderate man to come out of his shell. He had studied the question, and he had chosen to stand by the moderates. (Loud applause.) The world did not centre around Conway- (laugiiter),—nor around the Carnanon bor- oughs, nor even the radiant head of the Chancellor of the Exchequer. At this point there was some cheering. Why do few people d-jeer when some Radical sentiment is expressed? asked Mr. Johnson. It was because they did not know. Because John Jones cheers William Thomas would do the .1 same. (A voice More insults.") This was the time when it was necessary to face the music. (A voice Do away with the House of Lords.") There was one great principle which they all understood. (A voice: Herrings.") Why should Wales support Home Rule for Ireland. (A voice Becanse they want it.") Where they go- ing to give everything they wanted? (A voice: Give them everything but her- rings.") The audience joined in crying her- rings, and the Chairman asked whether they had not got a new joke. Let them try mus- sels. In Wales they must do their best. (A chorus of voices: "For Lloyd George.") The Chairman at this juncture challenged anyone to say what Mr. Lloyd George had done for the working man, and the opposi- tion ag^in commenced their favourite song. Continuing, he said that Mr. Lloyd George had stated that but for Lord Pen- rhyn, Lorn Lcnyon and others there would not be a contest in the Boroughs. He (the Chairman) offered the Constitutional party that if nobody else would stand at this elec- tion he would do so himself. (Loud cheers.) The opposition agvn had a scrg, and the chairman sat down with the remark, "I have had enough." At this point a man from the body of the hall worked his way through the audience and on to the platform, and accepted the challenge of the chairman, and mentioned s^veia1. bills brought in by the Chancellor which were beneficial to the working man. Mr. Harold Jaeger, Birkenhead, was the next speaker, iand he said that he came with a message of encouragement to the Union- ists of that division. (A voice: It's no use.") He saw the beginning of a change in \vales. (A voice Good old Radnor.") He questioned the consistency and the sin- ceiity of Mr. Lloyd George. (Hooting.) When he heard the results from Birming- ham at the last election he said, I don't believe that Birmingham voted for Free Trade or Promotion (Voice: No, it was for Joe Chamberlain ") Mr. Lucas, an Irish gentleman, was also greeted with Sospan bach." He gave a lengthy exposition on Irish questions. Mi. R. S. Cliamberlain rose to (propose a vote of tanks to the chairman. He intended speaking a few words, but the opposition would not allow him to proceed, and he remarked, Let it be noted by the Press that a Conway audience won't listen to one of their own people." Mr. James Porter seconded the proposi- tion, and he remarked that he thanked the audience for carrying it with musical hon- ours. There was a demonstation outside the hall. and a hrge crowd followed the speakes to the Castle Hotel, where there was con- siderable hooting, but the police kept everything clear.

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Pauperism and its Cost.