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On Tuesday Parliament was prorogued, and the dis- solution will take place to-morrow. The writs will be issued on Saturday night, but the proclamation cannot be made until Monday. Three clear days' notice is required in boroughs and six in counties, so that in a fortnight all the elections will be over. Intense excite- ment prevails everywhere, but more particularly in those places for which there is a contest. Ministers have deter- mined to strain every nerve to obtain a working majority. They not only endeavour to divert attention from the real point at issue, but they exert all the influence they possess to secure the return of members on jwhnm they can rely for support. The words which Lord Derby put into the mouth of the Queen are not strictly correct, Her Majesty says — The appeal which she is about to make to her people has been rendered necessary by the difficulty experienced in carrying on the public business of the country, as indicated by the fact that within little more than a year, two successive Administrations have failed to retain the confidence of the House of Commons." In commenting upon this portion of the Royal Speech, the Globe says, The latter of these two Administrations started on the avowed footing of not possessing the e lnfidence of the House of Commons; and to say for itself that it has failed to retain' what it never had, is to lay to its soul rather too flattering an unction in entering the electoral lists anew. It might be added that the Minis- try which it tripped up was only placed in the position of seeming to have lost the confidence of the House of Commons by a most unexampled piece of political jockeyship on the part of Lord Derby and his followers. They had strongly urged the late Ministry to bring in .some measure which should at least show the French Government, and the French people, that we had no desire to afford a rendezvous to political as- sassins. A measure was introduced, which was not ob- jected to on its own merits, but on account of the time and circumstances of its introduction. And the Conservative leader and liarty 'turned their backs on themselves,' and joined their forces to those of the Ultra-popular section of politicians, to frustrate its success The result of this manoeuvre in the exchange of Lord Palmerston's Ministry for Lord Derby's, is not so satis- factory to Liberals of any complexion, that a new Disso- lution should be at all likely to add to the strength of the party resorting to it. It cannot be regarded as within reasonable expectation, that it should produce a majority (hitherto avowedly lacking) for the present Ministry. The Inore probable event is reinforcement and reunion of the ranks of their opponents. Is that the result these Ministers contemplate, in framing the prayer for her Majesty, that under the blessing of Divine Providence, the step which she is about to take may have the effect of facilitating the discharge of her high functions, and of enabling her to conduct the Government of the country under the advice of a Ministry possessed of the confidence of her Parliament and her people. In this county there will be no contest matters remain precisely the same as they were last week. Mr. Jones and Mr. Pugh have no opposition. The Car ma r- then boroughs are safely in the possession of Al r. Morris, and the efforts which have been made to pro- mote oPposition aro too absurd for serious notice. It is more than probable that CJl. Powell and Mr. Saunders Davies will go to the poll for the county of Cardigan. The split amongst the Conservatives can no longer be concealed, neither is it likely that the matter will be compromised, judging from the correspondence Published by Mr. Williams, of Cwmcynfelin, and other concurrent circumstances. Both candidates with their friends are actively engaged in visiting the electors with varie d Access. There is considerable reservation in the pro- mise of votes, the electors holding to the conviction' that some Liberal will avail himself of the discord feeling confident that the Liberals of the county can now return their own representative. Under these circumstances Mr. Lloyd, of Bronwydd, is mentioned as a candidate, and from his position, intelligence, and advanced political opinions, he would no doubt be most acceptable to the Liberal party. The Telegraph says- ■A- requisition is we understand, being prepared to Thomas Davies Lloyd, Esq., of Bronwydd, soliciting l im to stand for .the county. A more worthy gentleman, and a more honest politician, the Liberals of Cardiganshire could not have selected. Mr. Lloyd is generally and deservedly popular, and possesses the sincere respect, and esteem of all who come within the sphere of his influence. We did entertain a lingering hope that as very large portion of his property is in Pembroke- sbire, he might be persuaded to come forward and con- test our county. The Liberals of Cardiganshire, how. ever, have chosen him as their champion to fight the battle of Liberalism. We wish him and them every success, and are assured that by their showing a 'igorous front to the enemy, by resolution, and Undaunted perseverance, Cardiganshire will be won frotu the Tories, and Mr. Lloyd will be returneJ triumphantly as the man of the people's choice." ow, we have the very best authority for stating that r. Lloyd does not, at present, intend to offer himself for election. It is possible, however, that his objections might be removed by subsequent events; but we received It letter from him him two days since, in which he says ¡ that he does not think it consistent with the dignity and real strength of the Liberal party in the county of Cardigan, to take advantage on the moment of the virtual dismemberment of the Conservative party in that county. A political change of great importance is at hand, which must enfranchise an important class of voters; and being closely assimilated in political opinion, on the leading questions of the day, with Lord John Russell, the great father of Reform, Mr. Lloyd aspires, not without hope, to the proud position of becoming a Representative of the people in the reformed House of Commons.






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