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Goodwick Debating, Socicty.

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Goodwick Debating, Socicty. A meeting of the Debating Society v. heid at 7.30 p.m. last Friday in the Reading U->.>t:i, Mr G. Lambert Gibson being in/the chair. Mr Emile Evans moved tillt" Party Politics exercise a pernicious itilfitionce." He lir'st. de- fined Party Politics* and then gave n. short .history of the growth ot the two of Whigs and Tories. H-> gave the disadvantages as followp, :-I, Party I)oiities meaio, a govern- ment by a majority. This was someiimes ,m evil. During the last 5 years Mr P: I I- had an enormous majority, bnt for the ht years he had not represented the con;ry. 2. There is a vat population which oiuht to be admitted to the franchise. Very some technical error in an application j a; or was detected by the Liberal or Tory aspnt, and a man who deserved a vote did not get, n. The executive of a government is weakened by the exclusion of some Ilf the best men in the country. 4,-Under the present s\>te 11 a con- tinuity of foreign policy i< nearly impossible. 5, The present system divides the country into lighting factions. n, A strong o{>po;,ition is as necessary as a large majority. Mr D. Keynolds then opposed and said that if they were not governed by paatie.s they would be lead by per- isal grou.r-. A non- party system would mean no iotorest in politics. He tlwn road Bent ham's opinion on party politics, and went on to the question as it ell'ected the elector. A man with a lived political opinion was better than one without. Party rivalry eilt one's interest air. in the ruling of the nation. T- Mi A. B. Kdwards Per. S. I>. Williams, Mr A. H. Clark, Mr il Utew, Mr E. \V. Watson, Mr M. Moses, Mr il. Johns, Mr !L. Anriioi.v, Mr Griffiths, and Mr J. iio-vau a;.«> s and in the end the voting was—For the metien, 7 against, .2.

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