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THE LIBERATION SOCIETY. TRIENNIAL CONFERENCE IN LOMDON. PROGRESS OF THE WELSH DIS- ESTABLISHMENT CAUSE. The triennial conference of the Liberation Society opened on Wednesday morning at the Memorial-hall, Farringdon-street, London. Mr J. Stansfeld, M.P., presided, and among others present were Mr Carvell Williams, Mr Broad- hurst, M.P., Mr John Ellis, M. P., Mr Arthur J. Williams, M.P., Sir Walter Foster, M.P., Mr Halley Stewart, M.P., Mr Handel Cossham, M.P., etc. The report of the committee stated that, although many circumstances had stood in the way of the society's agitation during the last three years, there were unmistakable indications of the progress of its principles. With reference to Wales the report Baid:— If the course of political events has been unfavour- able for vhe disestablishment aitation in England, it has in no degree checked the movement for disestab- lishing the Church of Inland in Wales. On the contrary, the new politiJU activity of the Welsh people, the demand for legislation III accordance with their wants and feelings, the earnest desire for im- proved means of educaingi, and the discontent occa- sioned by the appropriation of tithes to tue support of the church of a small minority of the people, have combined to make the society's work in the princi- pality easy as well as most hopeful. The declarations of Mr Gladstone, of Lord Derby, of Sir William Har- court, of Mr John Morley, of Sir George Trevelyan, and of other Liberal politicians hae still further intensified Welsh national feeling and stimulated Welsh activity and. if the effeot should not be seen in the present Parliament, it wlli be iuljy seen at the next general election. The CHAIRMAN, in his address, alluded to the defeat of the Liberal party on the Home Rule question three years ago, and said that the consequence was that the cause of disestablish- ment had suffered temporarily, first of all by the diminution in Parliamentary numbers, and secondly from the absorption of the mind and time of Parliament and the public by other questions. But was that really a loss to their cause? He held the very distinct opinion that that occurrence had not been a loss, but a gain and a blessing in disguise to their cause. (Cheers.) They all knew that this intermediate period had been a period for the progress and growth of their cause. The Liberal party had gone out into the cold but refreshing and invigorating air of opposition, and would return with greater strength and more determined will to under- take the great tasks before them. (Cheers.) The disestablishment of the Church was only a question of time. (Hear, hear.) No sane man under the present state of things would propose to establish the Church for the first time, but many wou!d defend its* existence. How long tbat would continue was a question which he thought recent letigatiou would answer. (Hear, hear.) Ritualistic leaders would not abate their claims— claims which no practical statesman could ever concede—and it needed only that the present state of anarchy in the Church should continue a little longer to enable tbem to attain the end they had in view. (Cheers.) Mr JOHN ELLIS, M.P., moved a resolution expressing great satisfaction that there had been a marked growth of opinion in favour of a policy of disestablishment, and regarding with gratification the determination of the great mass of the Liberal party to press for the application of that policy to Wales aud to Scotland at the earliest practicable period. Mr HENRY BROADHUKST, M.P., seconded the motion. Dr HUTTON (Paisley) said disestablishment yielded to none in the force of its appeal, and he considered the question should be treated as one of urgency. After some further discussion, in which Mr ARTHUR WILLIAMS, M.P., and Mr CARVKLL WILLIAMS took part, the report was adopted. Dr CROSSKEY (Birmingham) moved a resolu- tion urging upon the society's supporters the need for resolute and continuous efforts, not only to defeat reactionary educational designs, but to secure the establishment of a system aiming at the promotion of educational instead of denomi- national interests, and providing throughout the kingdom unsectarian schools, under the control of popularly elected masters. Mr PIGTON, M.P., seconded the motion, and referred to the large disproportion between the teaching in Church training colleges of theo- logical and sectarian matters and the more immediate business of elementary teachers. The motion was carried, and the proceedings of the conference were adjourned till this morniug. A public meeting was held on Wednesday evening at the Metropulitan Tabernacle. Mr A. lllingworth, M.P., presided. Mr Thomas Eiiis, M.P., delivered a speech, in the course of which he said the streugth of the Welsh revolt against an alien Establishment could be gauged by the fate which had befallen the gentry and squires of Wales at the county council elections.

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