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SALE OF WORK AT HOOLE.

DJSATH OF MR. C. EDWARDS.…

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MR. DENSON & MR. YERBURGH…

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MR. DENSON & MR. YERBURGH ——*—— THE SHERIFF AND MR. YERBURGH. A STRIKING COMPARISON. References to Mr. Yerburgh's services on be- half of the local interests of the city of Chester were made by two members of the Corporation in speeches delivered on Monday night in differ- ent parts of the city, but at almost the same time. Both gentlemen are Liberals in politics, and one is an old councillor and the new Sheriff, while the other is a young councillor, and there- fore of limited experience of the municipal mat- I ters from the inside. We place their utterances I aide by side, and leave the citizens to judge for themselvee MR. DENSON. Speaking at a meeting under the auspices of the Chester Women Liberals Association at Saltney on Monday night, Mr. W. H. Denson said be would tell them how Mr. Yer- burgh supported the local interests of the city. They all knew the city was about to spend some- thing like £ 20,000 on the tramway extension to Boughton. Well, the railway powers brought a Bill into Parliament this last session to give them power to pick up and set down within any borough through which they might pass. Suppos- ing a railway company were to run 'busses, say, from Farndon to the Rail- way Station at Chester, this Bill would give them power to pick up passen- gers from the White House to the Railway Station, or set down passengers, thereby taking away the income of the city tramways after spending that enor- mous amount of money, and defeating the ends which the city bad in view. That was, of course, if they (the citizens) spent money on that account they would expect to have a proper return, and make it a benefit to the rates. The Tramways Committee of the Corporation sent up a letter to Mr. Yerburgh asking him to oppose this Bill, in the interests of the city. He replied stating he was very sorry he could not see his way clear to do it. (Cries of "Shame" and "Pigtail.") We all knew that any gentleman when returned to represent a con- stituency had the interests of the State at heart, but was it not right that he should have the interests of the com- munity more at heart? He was sent there to represent them. There was another matter he wished to bring under their notice. When the agree- ment was about to take effect between the National Telephone Co. and the Post Office, there were municipal com- munities who bad availed themselves of power to have municipal tele- phones on their own accounts, and these had a source of profit to the community. The Chester Corporation sent up a petition on sin'ilar lines to that of Manchester, to the effect that they should reserve to themselves the right of having a muni- cipal telephone system on their own account. The petition was sent up and they got an acknow- ledgement from Mr. Yerhurgb, stating that it had been his pleasure to present the petition, but did he raise his voice in the House upon this question in support of the place that returned him ? Not one word. (A voice He did on the Brewers' Bill.) Did they consider that was a proper way for a member of Parliament to treat his constituents, when sent there to re- present them in their interests ? THE SHERIFF. Speaking at the Chester Butchers'dinner on Mon- day night, the Sheriff (Mr. W. Ferguson) said Mr. Yerburgh had re- ferred to himself as an outsider. If he was an outsider, he could see the inside very well by the way he had put his finger on the various pulses of the Corporation. It shewed he was an observer of no mean order. Consider- ing the length of time Mr. Yerburgh had been connected with the city of Chester he had kept himself well abreast all through of what had been going on in the city he represented. He (the Sheriff) bad had occasion to go up with the Mayor to London on Corpora- tion business, and when Mr. Yerburgh had been notified that his assist- ance was wanted he had granted it, and most willingly granted it, and they had been aided in every possible way in which a person could aid them. Mr. Yerburgh was a citizen himself by considering favourably the wishes they wanted him to consider and sup- port in the House. He had assisted the Corpora- tion also in the button- holing of other members who represented various divisions in the counties around, and anyone else who was likely to be favourable to their cause. The last time he (the Sheriff) was up in town on Corporation business, through Mr. Yerburgh's exertions and those of others they were able to defeat a Bill they thought was going to hurt Chester as well as other munici- pal authorities in the country.

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HUNTING.

SIR WATKIN WYNN'S

ALLEGED WOUNDING AT HELSBY.

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CORRESPONDENCE.

THE YEOMANRY COMMAND.

BATTLE OF ROWTON MOOR.

THE ROOK AND THE SPARROW.

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AN APPEAL FROM JAPAN.

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MOLD.

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