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FERRER PROTEST. 1 F I "TRAFALGAR SQUARE MEETING, j POLICE CHARGE THE CROWD. The iiitense indignation caused by the execu- 1t;)U by the Spanish Government of Senor iK-. rrer is evidenced by the reports .of great popubr demonstrations of protest which took •••pi;see on Sunday in this country, as well as in ;$'"raiice and Italy. It is estimated that about 10,01)0 persons assembled in Trafalgar-square .m1 Sunday afternoon, the meeting having been ver<1.L>d by the Social Democratic Federation and < -other organisations. Ih-re were several mourning banners of i k, on one. of which was print.ed in big white /.fteiterK "To wi.:h the murderer, Alfonso." O'Grady, M.P., denounced our own <€$< < A rient for not interfereiilg to prevent the «i i >> of Ferrer. Owing to the apathy of the •working classes the power of the plutocratic was growing, but things were alter- ing. and the great movement which was going v.Oamight find expression even in this country. Mr. Victor Grayson, LLP., said he regarded -fee murder of Ferrer as a local outbreak of a •cosmopolitan feeling. The shooting of Ferrer ;wi insult to the intelligence of Europe, and l\iae <bg;li$r«d the price would be paid, ar.d that I very long. The life of Ferrer would 1; r to be paid for, but one murder could not l healed by another. Killing never did any j •jfood. j Other speakers included Mr. H. M. Iiyndman iefcnd Mr. R. B. Cunninghame-Graham, who de- jWamled the instant withdrawal of the British j ^i^feassador at Madrid. A resolution condei\r.i- ■Stug the action of the Spanish Government was C;>s«ed, with three or four dissent'euts. At the .stance of the chairman, the whole gathering "febe»Tt stood for a few moments bare-headed out respect for Ferrer. .the meeting concluded, the crowd, J "Shaded by the black banner, marched in a body 4*1 the Spanish Embassy, Grosvenor-gardo.: s. fOn their arrival, however, they found the ] Building guarded by police, while mounted t Coliee rode amongst them, preventing any orga- -JRUed assembly. After awhile the police suc- .f,/j5eeded in driving the people into side streets. jA rush was then made for the Roman Catholic 1¡C8i.th{\1l'1'J1 at Westminster, and speaking was .^osnmenced before the police arrived. Ther0 •Wn-e shouts of "Down with Clericalism!" and ■ -"Down with the police Fearing acts of sacrilege, the doors were instantly closed and jarred. The danger was only momentary, for 4 large force of police hurried to the scene, and -without difficulty drove the people from around "fche entrance, It was some time, however, be- re the crowds were finally dispersed. No cases „(0f injury or damage to property were reported, ,,1,I;I( no one was detained in custody.

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