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TALYCAFN MART.

THE CARNARYONBOROUGHS.

MR AUSTIN JONES AT CARNARVON.

MR AUSTIN JONES AND THE WORKENGMEisi.

MR AUSTIN JONES AT DEGANWY.

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LIBERAL MEETING AT CONWAY. SUPPORTING MR LLOYD GEORGE'S CANDJBATUHE. THE ENGLISH PEERAGE. A Liberal mating in support of the candi- dature of the Chancellor of the Exchequer was had at the Town Hall, Conway, Tuursday evening, "when Councilor' J. P. Griffiths, Regent House, presided over a wood attend anoe. b At ths louteet the Chairman explained that the issue of that election was the question of the veto of the Houce of Lords, a.nd sajd he hoped that Wales would prove true to its traditions in fho forthoomrJig contest. H-r hoprd that the ejectors wollid iriako it im- possible for the House of Lords to throw out a Literal mieasu-re again—(cheers),—and he ocrtainly hoped that the Carnarvon Boroughs wüud. give a d.xfinita answer to the question IK-fore the country (hear, hear). Refer:, in.? to the Budget, which the preens hied reacted he said that the Road Board had aJready derived nearly .£100.000,000 from the Bu<Wt iiHotoi tax, and that money would eventually be distributed among tho County CounciLs for road main tenanea (ch-cers). Mr Fisher then moved the follow- ing resolution "That this meeting heartily endorses the policy of the Government Tvith regard to Houtse of Lords' Veto, believing it to bo a menace to progress, to. reform, .and to the fulfilment of the will of the pcopZe, as represented by the House of Commons. It desires to piece, on record its unbounded ap- preciation of the valuable services of the Right Hen. D. Lloyd George, to the demo- cracy, and its entire confidence in him. It pledges itself to support hiim and to return him again to Parliament" (applause). Mr F.ifcher proceeded to deal at length with the 'question of the Veto. He localised, th, matter by giving instances of what he thought would happen if they had a second chamber (to the Con wa y Town" Council. The Conway Corporation mr!:gbt decide to have a. footpath on the Woodlands-road. That would, be carried at meeting of the Council, but the second chamber, which body, he said, vrouid most probably meet at the iCarstle—not the Castle in High-street—(laughter)—would turn round and reject the Bill, eayino-, "What do you want with a footpath to Gyffin? Thoee Calvin.is'tiic would only use it to go to that red-brick chapcQ of theirs" (laughter). 'Ihat, he pointed out, wae the situation at Westminster on a larger scale ("fhame"). Referring to the propooed R, ferendum, he asked if the Conservative Party would consent 'to the Welsh Disestab- lishment question by giving a referendum to Wales? No, they would not do that. At the (meeting the previous night, they had not had a word about Welsh Dioestablifihmerit from Mr Austin Jones, nor any pkdfe that if returned, (he would vote for the continuance of old age pensions. In conclusion Iv' pointed out that they were l>ei.ng asked toO dr'smnss a faithful servant, who had carrkd the flag tfotr thoem for 20 years—(hear, hear) —and who had worked incessantly, in o-ffice. and am opposition, for the welfare of Ithl9 poOl" and needy (cheers). Mr Lloyd was the greatest (orator, and most picturesoue figure in tho political life to-day. Their membar was the grer.test Welshman which Wales had (produced for many generations- the fnend of the poor and the old, people and their protector from all .the injustice and oppression, from which Wales had been euff.-n-- ing. Was it to ibe Mr Lloyd George or Mr Austin Jones? (cries of "Lloyd George for cvr !"). ° Mr Fisher: I thought eo (cheers). Dr. M. J. Morgan, speaking in the verna- cular, seconded the resolution moved • by the "1.st speaker. He urged the people to remain loyal to the Libera! Party in their struggle against the House of Lords (cheers). Mr D. C. Griffiths, BryTiaieneym who accompanied one of the deputations to Ger- many, organised by the Tariff Reform League, spoke at great length upon the fiscal question. He said that the Con&ervative« wouid the necessities of life instantly they got into power. He, with others, had boon sent to Germany to see what benefits the German workers derived from ha vino- a tax on theur food and clothes. He had%i- dependently paid a visit to Germany three The who went on that Jar.ft Reform trip had not stayed any- where long, and they did not see or liear much. They had on.1y Ep21!11t tfour hours in Hamburg, aad. what they had seen was a portion of the Labour Exchange, and some model dwellings, which were no better than the model dwellings in their own country There were 50 people in the party, and they could mot all get into the Labour Exchanc,?j because it was too full of unemployed. Three of them were selected to go in. He was one of tho three, and they had been told to stand by a. table. They were then told rby their guide to put down -in their notes that there wao no one out of work in Hamburg ('laughter). Four of them li-ad been selected to go Ij IHid." the model dwellings, and they were given particulars of live" rents and wages. In Berlin they were taken to [see a factory, and were only shown the cleanest parts lo(it, where finished articles were made. They were them taken for a drive down the outer Xacii and the A v-ciino (Of Vic- tory, and when they arrived at London again they driven tllrongh Bermondsey, Whitechapel, and other lums, which they were asked to compa.re with the aristocratic districts which they had. Been shown in Ber- lin (laughter). It was a curious-thing, how- ever, that their guide during the journey was a. German Jew, who lived in England, and he wondered why the guide did! not live in his own country (hear, fierfr). The majority L of those deputations were chooan from the working ;&-as&cs, men who had a-lwaye moved ion their own narrow circles, and when those nbsn wsro given such a great change, fJiey naturally said, "There is nothing like a. tariff, if A tariff gives me first-cslass t-ravei'ukig, 6beap hotels, and &o on" (laughter aeid cheers). The speaker proceeded to refer to the question of the House of Lords' Veto, and the Home Rule question. He said that he had lived in Fouth Afn'ca, end had &een the country brought to the brink of a re- volution by Lord Miilncr, who always "damned the consequences." H'3 regarded South Africa as a striking example of what Home Rul-e wourd do for Ireland. The Rev. E. UQ-vd Janes, of Manchester, gave a speech intensely humorous and satirical. He dwelt at great length upon the House of Lords question, and also touched upon the fiscal question. £ ome time ago, the said, lie had fOomlda letter which he khad received 20 ye-wo ago from the Carnarvon- fhire Liberal Association, which invited him to coniteist the Cajnarvoai Boroughs .as a. Liberal candidate. There had been oce oilier name mentioned at the time, that of their pneeent member, and he had always folt thankful that The had not accepted the invitation. Dealing with the history of the English peerage, Mr Jones said that in Queen Elizabeth's reign there were 59 peers. That WiB-3 queen had attached oertacn conditions jto a peerage. First, the recipient must have blood, and sufficient wealth to -maintain t-he dignity of the station. "They must have rendered signal eervioe to the State, faud were portion, wealth, and family connec- tions, were of no eon-sequence urCees the second condition was fulfilled. When James ascended the Throne he mede the 69 peers into 110, acid ignored the conditions laid down by Queen Elizabeth. James deliber- ately sold peerages, F.nglkh peerages costing £ 10,000, Scottish peerages £ 5000 or £ 25C0, whilst the price of Irish peerages was £ 1500. Out of the tXX) families represented in the House of LoexLs, only five had produced a He men. It was to the credit of those five families, the House of Devonshire, Houce of Derby, House of Cecil, and the House cif Fritz-Morris, that they had often produced men of great calibre. The resolution was carried unanimously, and a vote of thanks was accorded the chair- man lai-.i, speaker.

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