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THE HUDDERSFIELD CHRUAGICLE, [CHRONICLE] SAIURDOA [SAID] JANUARY 19, 8389 7 Be Oe COL [CO] Rett [Rest] ie a COUNCIL ELECTIONS, Sux [Six] tooled Me Rats propo [prop] Jen Gra, [Ga] Water Yass [Says] Write FAREWELL OF BIS HONOUR JUDGE slat tte [te] at on wy wave BOARD. places and schools euch [such] es Spring Grove for men ia the division. , Law Walker, Joe Lancaster, Ben Thornton. SNAGGE. [SNAKE] He was deeply touched'ss ean an - THE ADJOURNED MEETING who, if they bed any selt-respect, [set-respect] wosla [wisely] pay the whole; ENTHUSIASTIC RATEPAYERS' MEET- [Meet nee] nee the suggestion of several gentlemen, Mr He explained that he did not know either of the two On Monday morning a large number of legal gentle- [gentlemanly] day, becanse [because] 1 mae bis tot ne jadge [judge] The members of the Huddersfield Sstool [Still] Board of oe eats a conded [Conder] the motion, He dia [aid] not ING AT NETHERTON. Woontouse [Woodhouse] terme [term whereupon versonaliy, [personally] sn co eu. he men practising at the County Courts in No. 12 many virtues Trent' the memory of whose met on Monday evening, by adjournment, to coneinde [confined] the ratepayers of the borough should be taxed the businves [business] which remained on the agenda paper when, unger [under] the standiog [standing] ordera [orders] of the Board, the period daring which the members could sit hed [he] expired. Mr J W Robson presided, and there were siso [sis] present -Mr T Shaw (vice-president), the Revs B O Wilford, 8 Dolan, snd [and] R Broce, [Bruce] D.D., Mr F F Abbey, Mr H 8 Brook, Mr R E Hinchiiff, [Hinchliff] Mr W P Hellawell, Mr D Johnston, Mr E Brooke, J.P., Mr O Balmforth, sud [sid] Me JE Wiilans, [Willans] J.P. THE BOARD AND THE RECOMMENDATIONS OF THE ROYAL COMMISSION ON EDUOATION. [EDUCATION] Toe dircuesion [discussion] of the following notice of motion, given by Dr Brnee, [Bree] was resumed - That this Board, while acknowledging the service vendered [rendered] to the cause of education by the self-denying labours and protracted of the Royal Oommis- [Oms- Commission] sion, as well as the practical value of sume [sum] of its recom- [com- recommendations] mendations, [mentions] feels bound tc protest against the reactionary character of sume [sum] of the proposals made by the majority, as being contrary to the spirit of the Edueation [Education] Acts of 1870 and 1876, and conceived in the interests of denomi- [midden- denomimationalism] mationalism [nationalism] rather than of a truly national syatem [system] of education on the broad basle [bales] of looal [local] support and popular control. The Board specially objects to the following proposals - To permit the payment of rates to denominational schools To allow managers of denominational schools to charge excessive or urbitrary [arbitrary] fees without the control of the sztment, [statement] Zo make the Conscience Clause still more ineffective, chan it is at present, by marking the registers before the religious observance or teaching. To allow grants to be given by the State for the s improvement or enlargement of denomi- [midden- denominational] national schools, To permit the continuance of the present exclusive and sectarian management of training colleges which are mainly supported by Government grants, The Who moved the adjonrnment [adjournment] of the Gebate [Debate] at the previous meeting, resumed the dis- [discussion] cussion, [caution] speakiag [speaking] in support of the motion, though acknowledging that many of the recommendations were Of praciics [prices valaec. [Vale] He maintained that it was ouly [only] right that they should take the resommendations [recommendations] of the Commission into their consideration as a School Board. Mr though shey [she] were not disenseing [dispensing] the recommendations of the commission, bat a motion by Dz Brace, in which Le bad eelested [elected] five pointe [point] for discussion. He advosated [advocated] that the points embraced in the regolution [resolution] should ke put separately, as some of them might egree [degree] with one or mors [Mrs] of the rescom- [rescue- recommendations] mendations [mentions] and cisagres [disagrees] with the rest. Some of them might bave [ave] read paris [parish] of the evidence given before the commission. He read the ovidence [evidence] of Dr Bruce, and he dare say many of the members would remem- [rem- remember] ber [be] tha [that be had been in indifferent health ever since. (Laughter.) It appeared to him that the resoiuiion [resolution] was aimed directiy [direct] at the denominational eyetem [esteem] ci edocation. [education] He asked them to consider what she cousequence [consequence] would be to this country if the whole of dexominations [examinations sshools [schools] were closed aad [and] the ratepayers had to bear the entire coat of edneation. [education] Ie our own townit [town] would be eomething [something] like 8,000 or 10,000. (Dr Bruce Ob He was taking that estimate on the smount [amount] the Board expended oa the education of about 9,000 children. Some discussion ensued on tue appesl [appeal] of Mr WELL that the items should be pot to the vote separately, that gentleman moving an amendment, which was seconded by Mr [C] 8. Broox, [Brook] but before it wee put to the vote it was agreed that tia request should be ecseded [deceased] to, and that the recommendations incladed [included] in Dr Brace's motion ebonld [ebony] be put ssriatim, [seriatim] Wruuanss [Russians] thonght [thought] the motive of the sommission [commission] wae [we] clear, and that it wae [we] to aid Gerominational [International] eshoole. [Scholes] He did not deny that volantary [voluntary] schools had done a grea [great deal cf good, but expressed the that they were oftec [after] built and maintained for sectarian ends, to buttress ths respective enominations. nominations] While tie work done by the voluntaryiste [voluntary] they should not forget the money cpent cent] by the Charshes [Charles] on Sunday schoole, [school] ebich [Enoch] he thonght [thought] was enfficient [efficient] to rcbut [butcher] the charges brought ageinst [against] them that they were compataticsly [competitors] ind'ffarent [ind'front] to the ques- [ques] of religion. He masiutcined [maintained] that where Government money was expended tuai [tao] pocular [popular] control shonld [should] aesompany [accompany] it, Mr B.S. thcugit [throughout] from the tone of the Gebate [Debate] that it was the wich [which] of the majority there that denominational sshoo s [show s] hculd could] cease, once and for ever. Mr Wrirans-No, [Trans-No] no. Popalar [Popular] control. Mr Azssry-Nonconformist [Assure-Nonconformist] Mr Broce, [Bruce] continuing, caid [said] that that might be so. He alwaye [always] claimed to be practical; and, with regard to the firet [fire] recommendaiion [recommendation] ia Dr Bracs's [Brass's] motion, he thonght [thought] thet [the] the Goveroment [Government] were not likely to rick their fall upon a quesiion [question] of thet [the] Eiad, [Aid] whilst acknowledging thic, [this] be thonght [thought] they might ask them to be practice regarding voluntary schools. Except fe a of time, and the time esemed [seemed] more remote than crer, [cree] thesc [these] schools cunid [Cunard] not ba done away with altogether, aud [and] whilst they did mot desire xates [rates] in eid of sehocls [schools] ther [the] were entitled to ask that tiey [tie] shocld [should] mot try to deprive thoge [those] gchoole [Hoole] of any msusy [mousy] they mighs [might] receive for the legitimste [legitimate] work of edocsiion. [education] He hed [he] evers [ever] desire to speak well and think favourably of Sanday but bs did not think in the matter of religions edacation [education] that they couid [could] perform the work which onght [ought] to be done in day None of them would like to ees [see] the managers of denomina- [denomination- denominational] tional [national] schools charge cxcersive [excessive] or arbiirary [February] fees. He did mot think there waa [was] any intention to do thig. [this] Mr Sxaw, Saw] (who read his epceech), [cheep] criticised the reeommendalions [recommendation] cf thc [the] majority of the Royal Com- [Commission] and thoaght [that] Dr Bruce's resolution mus meet with the spprovel [approval] of all who wished for a really wational [national] system of sdacsuticn. [statistics] He would givs [gives] honour to those who kad [ad] worked in the direction for many years, but dwelt on tho religious education given in the Sanday eshools [holes] solunteri'y [volunteer'y] built bythe [Blythe] free churches withont [without] Government sesicterce. [services] Me E. Brooxe [Brooke] though the debate had iseted [inserted] long enongh. [enough] He ehculd [could] xe very ploased [placed] to vote for Dr Benee's [Been's] resolu [resolute] 'ion. Mr Appey [Apply] acked [Aked] if it vse [use] allowable to bring written ppeeshes [perches] to the Board If he had known that this wae [we] so he bed a gplendid [splendid] eapeesh [shape] be esald [sales] have broaght [brought] with him. (Lazghter.) [Laughter] The OnaremMan-Oonen t [Inhuman-One t] sour year bock . Dr Bavce, [Balance] in replying on the debate, ssid [said] that what he wanted witb [with] regard to the fees in voluntary schcols [school] was that the Deparimext [Department] ehould [should] bave [ave] eupervision [supervision] of the fees. Ho wae [we] willing to recogeise [recognise] the work done by the voluntary cchoo's, [coo's] bu' at the sme [same] time he believed that the amount of sacrifice was considerably over-estimated. The total amount contributed for eecular [secular] education in yoluntery [volunteer] echocls [echoes] wes [West] 744,000. This was not ali from the Cuurch [Church] of England, bat s large portion from the Oxstholic [Excel] Ohursh, [Hush] and a considerable portion from Methodist bodiss [bodies] aud [and] cther [other] denominations; end, therefore, if they conld [cold] get pubiished [published] accoaute [account] of at the Genominaiional [Denominational] sciuools [schools] in the fowb, [Feb] all that they raised for day and Sunday eshoole, [Scholes] he firmly beticved [bedecked] that it wonld [would] be found that the andevominaticns [indefiniteness psrty [party] were raising 3 must for Sunday sehoc s [sec s] sions. [Sons] (Hear, hear.) Tie idea of Oanon [Canon] Dolan that ths echoo l [each l] rate was en endowment of Non- [Nonconformity] conformity was quite mew to him; the advosstes [advocates] of depominetiozal [denominational] echoo s [each s] maintained that grenting [granting] either State mousy or rates to dencmina- [Benjamin- denominational] tional [national] schools was mot beld [bed] to be an endowment of religion, bessuse [because] it was given entirely for secular education. If the Government grant did not endow the Oburen [O'Brien] cr the Oastholiss [Catholicism] or Weeleyana [Wesleyan] or other bodies when it gave money to the echooils, [echo oils] sould [should] giving rate or grant to Boerd [Board] schools endow Non- [Nonconformity] conformity Besides Board echools [schools] showed no favour cithe [the to one party or another. The resolution was then post, the preamble and each of the five eections [sections] separately, and ultimately they were all carried, the majority voting solidly for them, and reseiving [receiving] the assistance of one or other members of the winori y, [wino y] except on the teet [tee] clause, in which the vctiug [victim] was siz [six] fcr [for] and esven [seven] (Ot then moved t Bevee [Beef] then - ve resolation [resolution] be sent to the Mar- [Marquis] sais [said] 2 of cores of tee Bight Hon, W. E. Gladstone, the Vice-President of the Council, and to the borough an r. Mr ecconded [seconded] the motion, which was carried after Mr Hinchliff bad proposed ao amend- [amendment] ment [men] to the effect that the voting on the eeveral [several] items should be sent with the bas altimately [ultimately] withdrew it on an iptimation [intimation] that the resolationus [resolution] ould old] not beecnt [bent] as the ansnimons [unanimous] opinion of the THE BOARD AND THE RATEPAYERS. The Rev B. 0. Wiurorp, [Europe] M.A., procseded [proceeded] with the motions of which he had given notice. The firat [first] wae [we] expiring Board desiren [desire] to thank the rate- [rate] i 9 for the 14,000 a year which bave [ave] been epent [spent] out of the rates on the Board Se inion [Union] toat [oat] i ks Mr Wiltlord [Wilt lord] exprezssed [expressed] the opinion tas [as] ail eos [es] eatepanees [patentees] did not know what rates they did pay towards the School Board, becauce [because] very often the rates were not paid directly, but in the rents, He thooght [thought] the thenke [then] of the Board were This was peculiarly and entirely ratepayers' question. It was not made s ratepayers' quession [question] unfortunately by those who pulled the strings. Itwss [Its] made a Liberal question by the Liberal party; a Nonconformist QUestion [Question] by tbe [the] Nonconformist party. What is 8 by the Chureb [Cherub] Is was made a queetion [question] by the Noosoaformist [Nonconformist] parig--(ob [Paris--(ob ob )-whbo )-who] persistently stated in season and ont of seacon [season] in order to blind the ratepayere-(oh [ratepayers-(oh ob )-that the Oburch [Church] party, as thay [that] were called, only wanted to obisin [abusing] 8 msjority [majority] on the Board, for their own par- [particular] devominational [denominational] purposes. The Obureh [Bore] patty did not admit this tor a moment; therefore he said that the cbarge [charge] was not made bythem. [them] He wanted che ratepayers to riss [Ross] to their position, to realise the fact that they paid for these sehoole [school] io a very great measure, 90d that they suculd [scald] control them-(bear, bear)-snd [bear)-and] he msiotained [maintained] that they would never obtsin [obtain] the control of the echools [schools] antil [until] they took it ont of the hands of the Libercl, [Liberal] Conservative, Non- [Nonconformist] conformist, snd [and] Otorsh [Tosh] parties. (Hear, hear.) they wanted throgbout [throughout] the length sad breadth of the borough were ratepayers' associations, which would have an eye to tbe [the] expenditare [expenditure] of the rates, and would gend [end] representa ivee [present over] tO the Town Oonneil [O'Neill] and Sshool [School] Board in whom they could trast. [trust] They bad had 14,000 a year from the rates for the lest slg [sg] years, which made 84,000, and thie, [the] with Goes 18,000 they ear previously, made 100,00U, 100,OUR] 'be of the ratepsyers [ratepayers] Withio [With] the fast ia order to provide a higher claes [class] of education for children who lived miles from the borough and bad, in Many casés, [cases] DO connection with it, Mr io moving the previous question, read an address in sdgport [Gosport] of it. As matter of form he did not anderstsnd [understand] that they did receive money as a Board from the ratepayere. [ratepayers] They received a precept from the Oorporation [Corporation] who had to do with the gate- [ratepayers] payers, and be did no know that they were in the habit of thanking the ratepayers for money from the ratez. [rate] He did not want to refuse to thank the ratepayers for applying the money s0 angradgingly [grudgingly] as hey had done, but they were there oprceeniatives [operatives] of the ratepayers, and he did not ses [se] the necszcity [necessity] for snch [such] a motion. He hoped the retepayers [ratepayers] would go into the matter, and thought they would then be estisied [testified] with the way thir [their] money was epent. [spent] 'Lnose [Lose] who foand [found] the money to bay Genomiaational [Conditional] schools might aleo [ale] look into the question, Mr O. Baturorra [Battery] seconded the amendment. With reference to the children that came from outside the borough to their schools, be remarked that on an investigation some time ago it wae [we] proved to hie satis. [sates] faction that they actually made a profit out of the chil- [child- childhood] who came from outside the district to the covsnth [consent] Standard at Spring Grove. Mr JounsTon [Johnson] sapporied [supported] the Dr Bruce remarked that ii i had not been moved be sbonld [Lisbon] have moved an amendment which, whilet [while] thanking the ratepayers for the money supplied cach [each] year, pointed ont that the Board sehools [schools] were the sole property of she ratepayers. Me thonght [thought] the appeal to the retapsyerc' [secretary] associa [social] ions was nothing but a blind to the ratepayers, and that the economical principle was being worked in the interests of pertionlar [personal] denomina- [denomination- denominations] tions. [tins] He though the ratepayers were enfiicient y [efficient y] Wide awake to guard againet [against] any euch [such] proposal. Oacon [Bacon] Dowan [Down] joined in the cxpreesion [expression] of thanks to the ratepsyere, [ratepayers] though, he thought, the recipients of the 14,000 per gear (who were not the children attending either the Courch [Church] or Catholic sehoole) [school] had most cause io be grateful. Mr Hincnuirr [Inquire] expressed his surprise at the position of the mejority, [majority] but thonght [thought] that in whatever capacity the minority brought any question forward it was certain to be challenged by the majori y. [Major y] The Rev B. CO. Wiurorp [Europe] replied to the epeecbes [epics] of fucse [fuse] opposed to him, and defended the position he nad [and] taken up, ba on being put to the meeting, the motion was lost by siz [six] votes 10 seven. Ths [The] Rev BR. O. Winrorp [Winthorpe] then moved - That the Board thanks especially those who contribute about one-half of the money with little direct benefit, and are glad to recognise this evidence of zeal for education, Anotier [Another] long discussion ensaed [ensued] on the motion, which was seconded by Me who arged [aged] that the rates contribated [contributed] by denominationalists [Internationalists] ought to be appropriated to Genominational [Denominational] sohools.-Dr [school.-Dr] Bruce movad [moved] the previous qaestion, [question] and, in doing so, deprecated making any distinction between one class of ratepayers and another.-The omendment [amendment] was seconded by Me Suaw, [Saw] and spoken to by Mr Bauurorta [Barrett] aod [and] Mr Winans, [Win ans] the former pointing out that the psyment [payment] of the rates waa [was] compulsory, and, there- [therefore] fore, 10 of a zsal [sal] for edacation, [education] and the Istier [Sister] urging 'hat there was no compal- [compel- compulsion] sion oa volgataryists to keep open their schools -Canou [Canon] Donan [Dona] supported the motion on the ground that their thanks wers [were] dae [de] to those who paid rates so largely, and yet took cpon [upon] taemeelves [themselves] the burden of Bupporticg [Portico] their own sohools.-Mr [school.-Mr] who gaid [said] he bad taken the liberty of putting down a few remarke [remarked] on paper, as he eaw [saw] that was the fashion, alao [also] epcoke [coke] in favour of the resolation, [resolution] claimiog [claim] for the Goxominationalists the same privileges which the secularists enjoyed,-Mr aleo [ale] supported the motion, bat, on bsing [being] put to the meeting after Me WinrorD [Wind] had replied, it was lost by eix [six] votes to seven. THE YOLUNTARY [VOLUNTARY] SCHOOLS. The Rey R. OC, Witrorp [Troop] to movs [moss] the third resolutica [resolution] of which be had given notice. That this Board acknowledges with pleasure the saving to the ratepayers effected by the voluntary schools within the borough, which, estimated according to the cost per head of each child in the Board schools, is little if any under 10,000 a year (since 7,300 children in the Board achools [schools] will cost the ratepayers 14,500 as estimated for the coming year, or about 2 per child-this for the 5,400 children in the voluntary schools of the borough would amount to 10,800 a year). The motion was sesondsd [seconded] by Mr H. 8. Broos, [Brook] and another long followed, in the course of whieh [which] Dr Bruce said that though they bad 7,300 shildren [children] in avérage [average] attendance at Board schools 9,000 were on the books. They had school acsommodation [accommodation] for 10,718 children, and after dedasting [deducting] the 7,316 children in average attendance thie [the] leftthem [left them] with accommodation for 3,402 of the 5,436 children in average attendance at volantary [voluntary] sshoole. [holes] The 2,034 children for whom they could not provide would require the erection of three new schools of 800 each, which could be built for 2,500 or 2,600, which vou'd [you'd] mean about 24. in the pound. What was meceseary [necessary] for teaching the 3,402 chiidrex [children] for whom they had echoo [each places would be made ap by the grants and receipts from Government. Mr supperted [supported] the motion. Osnon [Osborn] Donan [Dona] out that despito [despite] the large accommodation the Board had they had spent 10,000 daring the last three years ia providing additional échool [school] places, snd [and] he thought that if thse [the] whole of the voluntary schools were to bs elossd [closed] Mr Wilford's estimate of the expenditara [expenditure] which would be incarred [carried] wse [we] in hia [his] opinion likely to ba mush nearer the mark thaa [that] that of Dr Bruce. Mr though the expenditure of 10,000 duriag [during] the last three years was en that they had made liberal provision, an that meant legs neceszily [necessary] for provision io the futare. [future] Mr said they were not gnided [guided] by the average attendagce, [attendance] but the mambers [members] on the books. The provision during the Isst [Inst] three years bad beon [been] made in certsin [certain] localities where it was needed. The Rev B. C. Wrirorp, [Europe] io replying, thought Dr Broce [Bruce] put himge f [home f] in an awkward position in saying that they bad room for 3,400 of the ohildren [children] from volantary [voluntary] esboole. [able] Had Dr Brace and hie party been e pending Ja isbly [Ja ably] the ratepayers' monsy [money] with en ulterior view of getting those children from the volantary [voluntary] schoola [school (Dr Bruce Oertainly [Certainly] not. ) If they acted cn the number on the books he pointed ont that there were 7,081 on the books of denomina- [denomination- denominational] tioasl [isl] echoole, [Hoole] which would nearly 2,000 more children to provide for besides lesseniug [lessen] the namber [number] of school places at disposal, if they reckoned the nowber [nob] on the books of the Board echools. [schools] If, ae Dr eaid, [said] is was going to cost nothing to teach 3,400 in the way of echoo [each] management, why did the 7,0CO [7,CO] children cost so mush The mo'ion wse [we] put to the meeting, but, like its predecsssore, [predecessor] was lost by siz [six] votes to seven. THE OOST [POST] OF VOLUNTARY BOARD SCHOOLS. The fourth reeolation, [relation] moved hy the Rev R. O. Witrorp, [Troop] was as follows - That thle [the] Bosrd [Board] would view with apprehension and disapproval any proposal to incresse [increase] the looal [local] rates elther [either] for the astlstance [assistance] of voluntary schools or for the unnecessary extension of Board achools, [schools] but would respectfally [respectfully] point out that the work being the same in each class of schools, ze. belng [being] done In accordance with Government requirements, and belng [being] euperlutended [pretended] and tested by Government in volantary [voluntary] schools as well asin [sin] Board schools that the scale of Government grant onght [ought] to be higher and more fn proportion to the cost of the schoola [school] than it ie at present, so that by this mescs [mess] local School Board rates might be reduced, and the present economical system of volun- [voluntary- voluntary] tery [try] schools maintained-a system which taking the Huddersfield School Board expenditure as guide saves the ratepayers of the country four millions of money a year. This Board would also respectfully submit that ald [al] towards local burdens from the Imperial Exchequer could not be better appropriated than by increasing the education grant, which, if the Imperial fands [sands] permitted, might be so extended as to remove the necessity of school fees in elementary schools. . Ia moving thie [the] motion Mz esid [side] be was in favour of purely elementary being free, the eost, [east] however, to be paid out of Government grants, and nos from the rates.-Ms F. F. seconded the motion, which was opposed by Mr BatmrortH [Bathroom] and Dr Bruce, and sapported [supported] by Canon Donan, [Dona] bat on being put to the mectiog [Mexico] it was defeated by siz [six] votes (oO seven. THE SUBJEOT [SUBJECT] OF TRAINING OOLLEGES. [COLLEGE] The Rev B. C. moved, and Mr HincHLirr [Hinchliff] eeconded, [seconded] tho following motion without comment - That the thenks [thanks] of this Board are due tothe [tithe] pro- [promoters] moters [voters] ani [an] managers of training colleges, from which they have received many excellent trained teachers, and they would deprecate any interference with these insti- [inst- institutions] tutions [institutions] which might check the zeal, liberality, and sympathetic care of an agency based on the volantary [voluntary] rinsiple-a [principle-a] principle to which most, If not all, the benevolent end beneficent Inatitatlons [Institutions] of our country belr [beer] origis. [origin] 'orien [Orient] of voie, [voice] Mr Johnston proceeded to read prepared speech egsiust [exist] the proposal, end hed [he] to be esiled [exiled] to order tnree [three] timee [time] by the chairman for not keeping to the subject. Daring the courze [course] of his Oe remarked-Am I right io asking if Mr Jobusion [contusion] did not deliver thie [the] apeesh [shape] Inst week JonnsToN-No [Johnston-No a word of It. Dt Bruce-A coseiderable [considerable] part of the extract you hsve [have] reed is what I quoted. . Mr (10 the gentlemen opposi [opposite] bese [bees] i too often. Shortly afterwards Mr Hellawell rem Johnston-You have fost [soft] aa one vote; s bad to go. aoe [are] Jonnston-Well, [Johnston-Well] am very glad of that. 3 Ultimately tho motion was pat, five voting for it aa n sgeiast. [suggest] . (be passing of the asaal [usual] closing resolation [resolution] the Board adjourned at 920. They hed [he] gat [at] from six o'clock-20 minutes over tha [that] time allowed by me gtending [ending] orders, which, however, were enepended [depended] at nine o'clock, on the motion of Mr Hellawell, seconde [second] by Mr Shaw, and eapported, [supported] ae required, by three- [therefore] fourthe [fourth] of the membors [members] present, aTH [at] FROM A Rusty Nat.-Mr George MoLaurlo, [molar] manufacturer, Sheffield, has dled [led] aoe [are] blood poisoning under remarkable clroumstances. [circumstances] wesk [West] ago be was in Maochester, [Manchester] and whilst in one the streets there, turned aside to let a person pass. a doing this he caught one of his fingers against a rasty [nasty] nail, which protended [pretended] from a shatter. Blood polsoning [poisoning] set in, and despite the efforts of two medical men, he ied [id] on Sunday. Govos [Gives] Sastains [Stains] agains [against Fatigne-Incroesea [Fatigue-Increase] tey-You osn't [on't] arked [arched] to Mr Dolan pablic [public] servant for the Inst 25 years. experiance [experience] would make him an honour to that divi- [div- division] eion, [ion] if only they could agree to appoint him. The speaker ssid [said] he had not a word fo say against the man who bad been talked of ag the opponent of Colonel Brooke, but he certainly thought that the Istter [Sister] gentleman was the most euitable [suitable] and likely man. (Applause.) COLONEL BROOKE'S CANDIDATURE ADOPTED. On Mondsy [Monday] evening what was designated as a ' ratepayere' [ratepayers] was held in the Oddfellows' Hall, Netherton, for the purpose of selecting a rate. payers' candidate for election to the County Council On Janaary [January] 29th. The hall was packed, and amonget [amongst] other gentlemen present were Messra [Messrs] J A Wrigley, J.P., G W Oldham, Joe Melior, [Mellor] A Bradley, Joseph Ra'cliffe, 5S Pontefract, B Aths, [Ats] C Woolbcnse, [Woollen] Beanmont [Beaumont] Lodge, and JW Haigh. Onae [One] noticeable feature about the was the comparatively large attendance of ludiaa, [Lydia] At the commencement of the meeting, Mr ARMITaGE, [Armitage] ons of the conveners of the meeting, stepped forward, and proposed that Mr J. A. Wrigley be the chairman, Mr C. Woounovuss [Wounds] seconded the motion. Mr WRIGLEY said he was very much obliged for the honoor [honour] they bad done him ia asking him to become the chairmen, but he must decline. He had nothing whatever to do with convening the meeting; he had not even had an invitation to attend; bat be might say that he was a warm supporter of Mr Brooke, and, Under those circumstances, he thought he might not be considered an impartial chairman if he presided that night. Upon the motion of the same two gentlemen, Mr John Ratcliffe was then asked to preside, bat he aleo [ale] declined to act. Mr remarked that he was sure the meset- [meet- meeting] ing would have confidencs [confidence] in any chairman whom those who sonvened [convened] the mesting [meeting] might eelect. [select] After considerable disengssion [discussion] Mr John Ratcliffe consented to preside, and . Mr Woonnovse [Wolves] then read the handbill calling the meeting together. Toe OAIRMAN [AIRMAN] aftorwarda [afterwards] said he bad had the honoar [honour] of attending many ratepayers' meetings daring the last 48 years, and as arulethe [Althea] South Orosland [Crosland] township people generally conducted themeelves [themselves] in a fairly business-like manner. He hoped that whatever Was said migh' [might] be from the best of feelings, and that they would come to an amicable arrangement without putting the division to the enormons [enormous] expense of a contest. (Applause.) The meeting was called for the parpose [purpose] of ascertaining whether they should adopt Oolonei [Alone] Brooke as their candidate for the Honley division or some other person. They all knew that Mr Brooke was a tried man. There were few men without their faults, Mr Brooke undoattedly [undoubtedly] had his, bot at the same time he (the apeaker) [speaker] thought they conld [cold] not but say he had been a rare, good, His great Mr Woonmousz, [venomous] a3 one of the psrgons [Preakness] who con- [convened] vened [vend] the meeting, said one reason why that mesting [meeting] had been promoted was that it was a rate- [ratepayers] payers' question, and not a question for about 26 or 30 individuals. It concerned the whole district, and they Only wanted that the ratepayers' voices should be beard, proper person to cell s pablic [public] meeting of the rate- [rate the] The speaker then went on to state that the payers was the chairman of the Local Board, but not Oaly [Only] bad the Board acted illegally, bat they bad algo [also] acted tyrannically. Hed [He] the conrt [court] been sitting a mcndsamus [mandamus] would have been asked for to have esused [used] them to calla meeting. It bad been found that the requisition sant to Qolonel [Colonel] Brooke was got up at Netherton and handed round for signature at the Local Board meeting. Never. Tha [That] ratepayers had been kept in the dark, and they had determined that a meeting should be held. Mr Winuiam [William] Apmrrace [amperes] said be bad been a political agitator for many years. He had struggled to gain the franchise, and now when he bad gained it, 26 gentlemen wished to take that right away from them. Twenty-eiz [Twenty-viz] gentlemen bad anewered [answered] for 3,000 electors. If a ratepayers' meeting bad been called, and Mr Brooke's mame [name] submitted, he did not think there would have been a single demor [demo] to that gentleman's was the work of toadies, lickspittles, [listless] and hambugs. [Hamburg] (Uproar, mingled with cheers.) Mr WsieLEy, [Wisely] who was received with cheers, said the principal grisvanca [grievance] appeared to him to be the manover [Hanover] in which the was managed. After the esvere [every] castigation of the previous epeakers [speakers] he felt nervous in accepting any responsibility on that ground, altbongh [although] he felé [fell] it his duty, alike to himself and those gentlemen associated with him, that he should give some explanation of tbat [that] transaction. A fewgentlemen, [few gentlemen] who were more or legs interested in public business, happening casually to meet together felt that some- [something] thing should ba doze in order to secure a candidate (oO represent that division, and they all felt that Colone [Colne Brooke stood ont prominently above all other ratepayers ag the most competent man. They also that steps should be taken at once in the matter; because they knew tbat [that] Colonel Brooke was on the eve of his departure for the South of France for an indefinite period. There were only five Gaye left, and they all thought that a would ba the easiest and quickest mode. They, thersfore, [therefore] decided that a requisition should be got up in each township, and that they should not attempt, under the circumetancss [circumstances] to get above 12 or 15 names of the most representative men in the division, They thought the most perfect representatives of the ratepayers were first of all the Poor Law Guardians and members of the Looal [Local] Board, aud [and] these gentlemen readily sigoed [signed] the requisition. Ta order, also, to show Oslonel [Nelson] Brooke that they kad [ad] nO political object in asking him to become their representative they thought it advisable to ask the leading Libezals [Liberals] io the different townships to sign the requisition. They fondly imagined that the different members woold [wool] be loyal to their jeaders, [readers] bus he (the epeaker) [speaker] had to confess that the results proved that they were over sangaine, [sanguine] Aa the of the South Crosland township was tbe [the] more intimate one, Mr Wrigley said he would read what was aaid. [said] It was aa We, the undersigned, ack [ac] you to be nomiuated [nominated] for the repre- [prepare- representation] svatation [station] of the Honley Division. Fally [Fall] recogaising [recognising] sour xperience [CPrince] and ability ia county basiness [business] we have every coafidenca [confidence] that our intereats [interests] will be safe in your hands, and in consenting to this requlsition [requisition] we Will pledge ourselves to endeavour to secure your retaro. [retire. Mr Wrigley then went on to describe the representative character of the signatories, and stated that there wag nof [of] a single refasal [refusal] to sign in apy [pay] township. Of the gentlamen [gentlemen] who went to meet Mr Brooke he (ibe [be] epenkerj [engage] was the only Conzervative, [Conservative] and, therefore, if that was bolc-and-corner [block-and-corner] busioses [businesses] the large majority of persons wers [were] opposed to Mr Brooke io politics. (Applause.) With respect to the remark that the requisition was hatched in Netherton, and handed round the Local Board for esigoatare, [Esquire] Mr Woolhouse might think it wae [we] correst, [correct] bot the fact was that there was not a word of trath [truth] in it. (Applause.) Mr Oidbam [Adam] would bear him ont in that the facts he (the speaker) was giving them were correct. (Mr uaite waite] correct.) Oontinaing, [Containing] Mr Wrigley enid that Colonel Brooke's answer to the requisition was thoroughly characteristic of the man. He said if it was the general wish of the ratepayers that be shouid [should] represent them on the Oounty [County] Council, be would be bappy [happy] to do so, although he wae [we] fally [fall] ocvupied, [occupied] bat he said that if it was to resolve itsell [itself] into a political contest and a fight betweer [between] a Conser- [Cones- Conservative] vative [native] and a Radical he would have nothing whatever to do with it, as he was wholly determined by any icflaence [influence] of his, o keep politics ont of tho County Council. (Applanee. [Applause] He (ihe [the] speaker) fully admitted that it would bave [ave] been better-and he was quite willing to admit thelr [their] fault-if, before pre- [presenting] senting [sending] the requisition, they had called the rate- [ratepayers] payers together, but he kad [ad] to fully explain why thet [the] was impossible. If Mr Brooke had been en uatricd [strict] man, and bad not the reputation in the county he had, the speaker thought they would have been justified in asking him to delay his departure and explain his views to the ratepayers, bat, considering his position, they did not think it was right that they should in any way rob bim [bi] of his ell-earned holiday. (Applanse.) [Applause] He had seen Mr W. Brooke and Mr J. A. Brooke that day, and they told him the Oolonel [Colonel] hed [he] sent word that if bis friends were of the same cpinion [opinion] as they were then, and that they were pre- [prepared] pared to stick to him as a candidate on neutral ground he was prepared to atand [stand] by them, and, if necessary, go to the poll. (Loud sapplanse.) [applause] . Mr (to Mr ssy [say] the petition wae [we] got ap baatily-in [badly-in] only five days. J heard one gentleman ackcowledge [acknowledge] that he bad it in his possecsion [possession] 10 days. Mr am that the petition was uot [not] in existence 10 days. Mr asked that the cther [other] side should bring before the meeting their candidate. Mr Josera [Joseph] Ratcuirre, [Require] referring to a statement by previous speaker, said that the requisition never came before the South Orosland [Crosland] Looai [Loo] Board at ail, and was never mentioned until the whole matter was done. Mr Ratcliffe asked leave to move- [movement] Tha [That tbls [tables] meeting endorses the steps taken by the deputation with regard to askiog [ask] Oolonel [Colonel] Brooke to become a candidate, Mr followed with some additional remarke. [remarked] With respect to Mr Earnest Woodhead he had not a word to say of him asa gentleman. He wae [we] a gsotie- [ghost- postman] man of whom the speaker had the greatest respect, bat the great objection to bim [bi] as a representative for tbe [the] Honley Division in the Ocunty [County] Conacil [Council] was that be had neither part noz [no] ict [it] with them. He did not live io the division, aud [and] the speaker did not kaow [know] thet [the] he had any property or stake in the division. He wonld [would] put it to them whether, ander [under] she circumstances, it would not be better to let bygones be bygones and accept Colonel Brooke as their canidi- [Canadian- candidate] date on that occasion, and, when he got the promo- [promotion] tion [ion] which be s0 richly deserved, then they would go abont [about] the selection of a candidate in a more orthodos [orthodox] manner, and eal [Earl a ratepayers' meeting, ao that they could all agree upon it. (Appianse.) [Applause] Me AnmieacE [Animate] ssid [said] be got twice the number ol names to requisition which was sent to Mr Wood- [Woodhead] head, asking bim [bi] to allow himself to be nominated. Mr WoouHowse [Woodhouse] said the baitie [bate] bad gone too far for a compromise it would now be fought to the bitter A ansé, [ans] oo te Ge. Kocoomae [Come] hoped that something woald [would] be decided that evening whersby [whereby] a content might be Muscular Strecgth-Gives [Strength-Gives] Physicel [Physical] Endurance and Stay- [Stay] ing Power. It fs absstutely [absolutely] parce [parts] ayerted. [averted] (Applagse.) [Applause] candidatare. [candidate] Bat the present hole end corner doings fi That Mr Ernest Woodhead was a fit and pro erson [person] for the County Coundil. [Council] proper P Mr Brooke was a believer io pensione, [pension] and the statis- [states- statistics] ties of the County Boards would show that he was not a fit person to represent the working classes. (Hicses, [Horses] cheers, and great uproar.) Mr 'AGE seconded the proposition. As an amendment, Mr EL PoNTEFRACT [Pontefract] pro- [proposed] posed and Mr 8. Saw scconded [seconded] that Colonel Brooke Was fit and proper person to represent the Honley Division in the County Counell. [Counsel] The room was cleared of non-ratepayers whilat [whilst] the voting was in and the resalt [result] was that about 14 hands were held up for Oolone [Alone Brooke, and 60 for Mr Woodhead. A vote of thanke [thank] to the chairman ended a very heated, but by no means an it-natored [it-matured] meeting, MEETING AT MELTHAM. Continoing [Containing] the series of ratepayers' meetings in the Honley Electoral Division for the purposes of 'selecting a candidate to represent the division on the County QOonneil, [O'Neill] a large and enthusiastic meeting wag held inthe [another] Oddfellows' Hall, Meltham, on Taesday [Tuesday] evening last. Amongst others present were Mesera [Sera] W Wrigley, J.P, James Kilburn, Joseph Armitage, W E Thomas, J Sweeney, T H Lawford, William Haigh, aud [and] D A Bamford. Mrs OJ Brook was also present, were also a lew [Lee] other ladies, At the commencement of the meeting it was moved that Mr William Thomas preside, and an amendment Was eleo [leo] proposed that Mr W. Wrigley act as chair- [chairman] man. The last-named gentleman, however, declined, and Mr Thomas was voted to the chair. The Onarmuan, [Norman] after taking his seat on the plat- [platform] form, said he had no expestations [expectations] when he entered the room that he should be called apon [upon] to preside that evening. However, be bad signed no paper or document; he was no party to the calling of the meet- [meeting] ing, and he wae [we] perfectly disinterested. Whether be Was 60 in his private capacity as a ratepayer he would not say. He would endeavour to do his best in con- [conducting] dusting the meeting, and earnestly asked for the kind aseistance [assistance] and forbearance of the The chairman then read the hand-bill calling the meeting. There was no name on it, he said, and he thonght [thought] that those who had been inatramental [instrumental] in circulating the bills ought to put forward one of their namber [number] to state the circamstances [circumstances] under which they had so acted. Mr Josmm [Jose] therenpon [thereupon] rose, and eaid [said] one reason why they had called that meeting was because the selecting of candidate for the Council ought not to be confined to a few gentlemen, as bad been the case, bat sboald [sold] be an open question for the ratepayers at large to decide upon. Another reason was that a gentleman had been chosen who, as a magistrate of the Quarter Sessions, had been very ex'ravagant. [ex'extravagant] He had watched the doings of that assembly for a few years, and at one meeting the speaker saw they had overridden an Act of Parlisment [Parliament] even. A man was receiving 750 a year, and they raised this eam [am] to 900. When the ganction [sanction] of the Home Seoretary [Secretary] was asked to this transaction that gentie- [gentle- gentleman] man informed the Quarter Sessions that the law did not allow more than 800. But they would not be beat, and so gave him 100 for travelling expenses. Conida [Canada] poor ratepayer, the speaker acked, [Aked] see these tbings [things] being done, and immediately afterwards send & man to represent them who had been one of the principal actora [actors With respect to the question of politics being introdueed, [introduced] he (the speaker) declared that it was not a matter of Conservative or Liberal at all, bat was oe matter for the rate- [ratepayers] psyers [payers] to consider and decide as a body. If that meeting did no good, he hoped it would do no harm. (Applause.) The Onareman [Inhuman] called into question the legality of the meeting, and acked [Aked] the conveners on what grounds together Mr ABHITAGE [HERITAGE] said that a number of ratepayors [ratepayers] met together, and they thought it their duty to ask the chairman of the Local Board to call a meeting. This he refased, [refused] and they took the initiative. The Onarnman [Inhuman] gathered from thie [the] explanation that the mestiog [music] wae [we] a purely informal one to enable anybody to express sueh [such] an opinion as they thought 6 Mr complained that many of the rate- [ratepayers] payers in the place bad heard nothing whatever of the meeting,and consequently it could not be called a ratepayere' [ratepayers] meeting. Mr James Preston seked [seed] why am objection waa [was] taken by the chairman of the Local Board to esil [easily] a meeting The Onarrnman [narration] thought that the chairman of the Losal [Local] Board acted quite within hie legal right in refusing. Mr Betuen [Between] Kiprax-Was [Kippax-Was] it legal for the requision- [requisition- requisition] ists [its] to go to Colonel Brooke The Onatnman [Animation] considered it was perfectly legal, but as to whether it wag courteous to tho ratepayers was snother [another] question. Alier [Alter] further disonssion, [discussion] Mr esid [side] that the cbsirman [gasman] of a Local Board had no right whatever to call meeting, except under specie provisions relating chiefly to the Pablio [Pavilion] Health Acts of 1875, snd [and] in such cases those who the meeting had to give him the security of two sureties for the Mr Kiibarn [Barn] then went on to defend the action of those who had signed the requisition to Colone [Colne Brooke. Referring to the accusation of its being a hole and coroner piece of business, how, he asked, conid [contd] that be so seeing that Colonel Brooke'a address had been or wonld [would] be in the paper at least a month hefore [before] the day of nomination They had asted [lasted] straightforward in what they haddone. [harden] As to Mr Brooke being a anit- [anti- notable] able man for a Oouneillor, [Councillor] he (the speaker) did not know of another gentleman ia the division ion whom be had greater confidence. He had bad ample opportunities of forming come jadgment [judgment] of Brooke's ability, and opon [upon] his stirling [sterling] uprightness snd [and] honesty. He believed he would do what was right, and not eare [are] shout Conservatives or Liberals ia the least. For the epeaker's [speaker's] part, he supported him qnite [quite] apart from polities, and should most likely be hia [his] nominator for that division. If no one else proposed that evening that Mr Brooke be the candidate for a seat in the Oouncil [Council] he would take upon bimself [himself] to propose that they confirm the action of the gentlemen qho [who] had invited Mr Brooke to stand. (Applause.) Mr W. seconded the motion aa one of the parties who signed the regaisition. [registration] With reference to the charge of extravagance against the megiatrates, [magistrates] he (the speaker) hoped that the Oounty [County] Connsil [Council] would be more economical. He did not think they would. Mr Wrigley then spoke of the cepacity [capacity] of Colonel Brooke, and considered that it would be far better to send such a man to represent them than a stranger unaccustomed to county work. Mr AnMrrace [Increase] proposed, and Mr Busser [busier] Krerax [Kramer] seconded, an amendment to the effect that Mr Ernest Woodhead was a fit and proper person to repre- [prepare- represent] sent the division on the County Oouneil. [Until] Mr Bamrorp, [Barr] in supporting the proposition, remarked that Oolonel [Colonel] Brooke towered head and shoulders above everyone else in the division ag the person to fill with honour and dignity the position for which he had that evening been proposed. Mr Ben Garsrps [Grapes] followed in support of the amend- [amendment] ment. [men] He contended that if they sent Mr Ernest to the conneil [Connexion] they would have no to regret. Several other apeakers [speakers] followed, both ia support of the proposition and atter [utter] which The Onarpman [Inhuman] stated that his one objection to Colones Brooke was his extravagance. He objested [objected] most earnestiy [earnestly] and emphatically to what he called the conree [corner] of extravaganes [extravagance] of their public leaders all round. He did not, however, ozpsct [aspect] to find a perfect man, Mr Kirgven [Given] believed that Mr Brooke would not expend more than he thonght [thought] onght [ought] to be apent [spent] according to hie judgment. A more honest man in that respec [respect they could not find; Mr Baurorp [Barr] asked what would be the probable cost of a contested election, and on whom sould [should] it fall Mr remarked that at the Quarter Sessions lass January an estimate was formed, and that was about 10 per thousand elestore. [restore] Mr Gansipe [Gasp] stated that be understood it wonld [would] be 25 for the first 500, and 34. for each voter Mrs O. J. Broox [Brook] supported the proposition. Speaking on bebalf [behalf] of over 100 female voters in the division, she said that, as far as the expenses were concerned, they would willingly trast [trust] Colonel Brooke with their money. She bad known Colonel Brooks for 30 years. He bad been one of ber [be] most intimate friends, and 8 man more honourable and straight. forward she never knew, snd [and] she waa [was] sure he wonld [would] remember, espseiaily [especially] when he was spending their money, that he was spending the money of those who had earned it by the sweat of their brow. Mra [Mr] Brook trusted they would do themselves the oredit [credit] af sending him to represent them. The speaker depre- [deere- deprecated] cated [acted] the introduction of party politics into the County Conneils. [Cornelius] The amendment was tien [ten] put to the meeting, after which the proposition was eaubmitted, [submitted] the desleriog [desiring] that the motion in favour of Qolonel [Colonel] Brooke Was carried by a snbstantial [substantial] majority. A motion was proposed and seconded csneoring [snoring] the gentlemen who had iavited [invited] Colonel Brooke to atand [stand] forthe [forth] division, bat it altimately [ultimately] fell through, and afier [after] a vote of thanks had been accorded to the ohair- [hair- chairman] man the mesting [meeting] separated. MEETING AT HONLEY. . On Taeaday [Tuesday] evening a ratepayers' meekng [meeting] was held in the Congregational Schoolroom, Moorbottom, Hon- [Honley] ley, [le] For the porposs [purpose] of selecting a ratepayers' candidate to contest the division. The Rev R was voted the chair. Amongst those present were Messre [Messrs] Enooh [Enough] Robinson, Joseph Green, Ephraim Newsome, Thomas Birkhead, Henry Oldfield, Obarles [Bales] Boothroyd, J A Wrigley, G W Oldham, J J Ro vinsop, [Ro veins] ebsirman [Osman] of the Leal Board, Elon [Leon] Orowther, [Other] ASykes, [Sykes] G W Farrar, and Lapton [Lepton] Littlewood. The Caainman [Canadian] read the following - Seeing that the chairman of the Honley Local Board has refused the request of 30 ratepayers to call a meeting of the ratepayers of th township of Honley for the pur- [our- purpose] po of quakes ange [age] of candidate ar the an unoil [until] election, we, undersigned ra re of the above named township, have determined to call meeting om our own respo [repo] Oharleaworth, [Charlesworth] John H. Roberts, Sam Walker, Allen Boothroyd, Thomas Littlewood, John William Kaye, Thomas Birkhead, W. A. Kenyon, Edward Hob they had assumed the responsibility of calling it p which bad been raised he thought, ag chairman, he ehould [should] not express, publicly, bis opinion, but he would do eo privately to any one who asked him, Several of the important sections of the Local Government Act was read by the Obairman. [Airman] Mr BreengaD [Breeding] moved- [moved that] That Mr Ernest-Woodhead be asked to come forward asthe [asthma] representative candidate of the ratepayers of the Honley electoral division at the forthcoming election of County Council. Mr [C] Boornroyp [Boothroyd] seconded the motion. Discussion having been invited, Mr Syxzs [Sexes] Went on to the platform, and remarked that the speecues [speeches] he had heard reminded bim [bi] of a tale he had heard abont [about] faith. An old woman, who belicved [believed] much in faith, had three loaves left at her place in her absence, aad [and] attributed the sending of them to the Lord. When told who had broaght [brought] them, she said that that did not matter, for the Lord sent them. The speakers had reminded him of this story. They agreed that Oolonel [Colonel] Brcoke [Brooke] would do honour to the eon- [on- constituency] etitaency, [evidence] but his consent was not obtained in the tight way. Were they there that night to pick the beat man, cr were they there as sensible men to fly off On the queation [question] of mode of eelestion [election] Were they to choose a man of no administrative experience, except the little he gained on the Huddersfield School Board, in preference to a man who had done go much in con- [connection] nection [section] with administrative work The source of the candidate was objected to; not the candidate himself. What they wanted was not merely a man to represent them, but the best man. Colonel Brooke was thoroughly acquainted with all the of Local Board work, and often presided in one of the courts of Quarter Sessions. He (the speaker) was one of the Parliamentary Committees of Local Boards, and they did their utmost to secure as much freedom for Local Boards under the Act as they possibly could. Ho, therefore, knew very well the great importance of having ujon [upon] the Oounty [County] Council men who knew something of Local Board work. Daring the first three years at all events it was imperative that they should secure men o administrative experience, Ootonel [O'Donnell] Brooke, es a director of the London and North-Western Railway Company, assisted in spending the money of the greatest company undertaking the world had ever seen. The Saez [Suez] Canal fool to the London and North Western Railway Qompapy, [Company] for the latter company, with their immense capital, could buy five Suez Oanals. [Annals] Colonel Brooke was wanted by the Lancashire and Yorkshire Railway Company as dires- [direst- director] tor, but the London and North-Western Railway Com- [Company] pany [any] succeeded in procuring him first. He asked them to put aside every other consideration other than the question of the best man. If a mistake had been made, why eelect [select] an inferior man to spite them- [themselves] selves, and perpetuate the mistake (Hear, hear.) Mr OxpHaw, [Orphan] in the course of bis remarks, said the requisitioniete [requisition] numbered 45, and not 26 as Mr Birk- [Birkhead] head had stated. If snch [such] a requisition bad been put forward by some of the poorest cottage ratepayers it would have been quite ag gracefal [graceful] in hia [his] view. Colonel Brooke was an old servant of Houlsy, [Hourly] and had done good work for them. He objected to ita [it] being stated that the selection had been a hole-and-corner one. People went on surmising and talked of them antil [until] they considered them facts, and spread them as such. There was neither sense nor reason in the attitude of those who objested [objected] to the reqnieition. [requisition] It was contrary to the theory of Home Rule to go ont- [outside] side and bring in a candidate. Had there been no hole-and-corner work on the other side Why, they even kept the name of their candidate dark until the previous eveniog. [evening] They were worse in the mad than he had ever beea [been] in the mize. [size] If the contest was political be should vots [votes] Liberal, bat then it must be some known and well tried Liberal. As an amend- [amendment] ment, [men] he proposed that they endorsed the action of the requisitioniste. [requisition] aihe [ache] amendment was from the body of the all, Mer [Mr] Lratiewoop, [Antwerp] as ons of the requisitionists, [requisition] spoke in sUpport [support] of the action they took, and dwelt npon [upon] the services Brooke hed [he] rendered to the electors of the West Riding. Colonel Brooke gradaated [graduated] at Honiley, and they first sent him to the Board of Guardians, Mr J. A. followed, pointing ont that Mr Birkbead [Birkenhead] bad much misconstracd [misconstrued] the intentions of the requisitionista, [requisition] Mr. Newsome supported the action of those who had called the meeting. Me WaIGLEY [Wrigley] read the following letter, which Mr William Brooke had addresesa [addresses] to Mr J. J. Robingon, [Robinson] the chairman of the Local Board - Northgate House, Honley, Huddersfield, January 15th, 1889. Dear Sir,-I cannot tell you how sorry I am at not belog [belong] able to attend the meeting to-night. My doctor compels me to atay [away] in bed to-day, and after what he has said I dare not disobey his orders, though I feel very much inclined I hoped to have heen [hen] able to gay & few kinds words which possibly might have had some iofluence [influence] in preventing a conteat, [contest] which I feel under all the circumstances must be most patnfal. [painful] As I andor- [and- understand] stand the matter, the difficulty has arisen from some of oar friends thinking thst [that] they have been ignored In my brother having been asked to come forward withort [without] the ratepsyers [ratepayers] belng [being] consulted. I feel sure that a fall explanation of this will be given by yourself or some other gentleman which will remove all Idea of there being any such Intention, Iam [I am] told that had the rate- [ratepayers] payers generally beea [been] consulted, before the requisition was presented, there would probably have been I ttle [I title] or no oppesition [opposition] to my brother's candidature. As, there- [therefore] fore, there is no question of politics concerned and I know my brother would not have consented to be nomi- [nominated] nated [Anted] by any party). I should have made bold, bad I been at the meeting, to beg my Honley friends and neighbours to let bygones be bygones, and on this occa- [Cocoa- Carlo] aloo [also] to allow my brother to go in without a contest If they belteved [believed] he would serve them as well as any other inhabitant of the Honley district.-I am, youre [your] very truly, Witrt1aM [Tram] Brooxe. [Brooke] Mr replied avd [and] said that compromise was altogether ont of the question. The meeting then appointed tellers, Messra [Messrs] Ben Thornton and David Jillott being elested [elected] to the offise. [office] Oa a division 113 voted for the amendarent, [amendment] and on the firat [first] count the tellers did not agree with those against, giving the figures as 130 and 118. Asecond [Second] count gave the nambers [numbers] as 122, and the amendment wags declared lost. Thera [There] discrepancy in the num- [sum- number] bere for the motion, one teller giving it as 110, and the other as 116, and, upon the suggestion of the chair- [chairman] man, it was agreed to split the differences and call it 113. After one anenccessfal [unsuccessful] attempt on the other side the tellers gave the numbers as 125 or 123 againat [against] the motion, which was therefore lost. Thus the result of the voting was, that while the meeiing [meeting] declined to endoree [endorse] the action of the requisitioniasta, [requisitions] they also refused to ascept [accept] the candidature of Mr Ernest Woodhead. A vote of thanks to the chairman, on the motion of Mr J. A. Wrigley, seconded by Mr G. W. Oldhsm, [Oldham] concluded the proceedings. MEETING AT THUBSTONLAND. [THURSTONLAND] On Taesday [Tuesday] night a meeting of ratepozerz, [ratepayers] called by handbill, wae [we] beld [bed] in the Wesleyan Sehool, [School] Toarston- [Toast- Thurstonland] land, for the purpose of considering the choice of a representative for the Honley Division on the Weat [West] Riding Conoty [County] Council, Mr John Nobles occupied the chair, It was proposed by Mr R. and seconded by Mr E, that Me Ernest Woodhead is a fit and proper person to represent the division, and, in opposition to this, an amendment was moved by Mr J. W. Sunzos, [Suns] and seconded by Mr J. O. Boorm, [Broom] in favour of Colonel Brooke. The amend- [amendment] 'ment [men] wae [we] firat [first] put to the meeting, and on the votes being counted it was found that 12 ratepayers had voted for it, and 35 against. Then the resolation [resolution] was put, with the result that Mr Woodbead [Woodhead] had a majority of 23. A few of the persons present did not vote sither [either] Way. THE BRADFORD MURDER. On Sstarday [Saturday] afternoon, Barrett, tha [that] men who was accused of the Bradford murder, was the object of a large demoastration [demonstration] at Orosshill, [Irish] near Skipton. A waggonette containing Barrett and the Rey F. D, Whlttaker, [Walker] vicar of Oononley, [Only] was met by the Farnhill Brass Band, playing 'See the conquerlog [conquer log] hero comes. The horse wae [we] taken from the vebicle, [vehicle] which was drawn through Orosshilis [Oracles] by a body of men, Hundreds of people crowded the atreats, [streat] At a meeting subsequently held, the action of the Bradford police was THE. LANCASHIRE SUGAR INDUSTRY AND BARON HY. DE WORMS. Ata [At] meeting of persona interested to the Lancashire sugar industry, held on Wednesday In Liverpool, it was decided to invite Baron Hy. de Worms to a banquet on February 6th, and to present him with an address as 3 suitable expression of thelr [their] sense of the services rendered by him at the recent Interaatlonal [International] Oonferencs [Conference] on Sugar Bounties, a eee [see] ee Risk Wmited. [Limited] Profits unlimited. Special 'Option Pools' (registered). Opened every Monday and Thurs- [Thursday] day. 5 123. Gd. commands one share, 11 Ss. two shares, and go on in proportion, without farther Mability. [Ability] ' Messrs Smith and Beresford have lately been advising their clients to give for the put of Allsopp's Ordinary Stook, [Took] large profits, averaging 288 15s. for every )1 52, invested, have accrued to those who have acted on their advice.'-Vide [advice.'-Side] Stocks and Shares, August 18th, 1888. Explanatory pamphlet free by post. Messrs Smith and Beresford, stock and share dealers, Devon- [Devonshire] shire Obambers, [Embers] Bishopagate-street, [Bishop-street] E.C. Telegraphic addrers, [address] eed [ed] ae London. Bankers, Capital and Counties (h At Somerset, on Saturday, Samuel Reyland, [Roland] Isbourer, [Labourer] South Petherton, was charged with the murder of Emma Jane Davies, aged nine years, at Yeobridge, [Bridge] on Jan The evidence showed that the deceased left home at elght [eight] in the morning to fetch milk for Major Blake, and was found in the afternoon lying dead in a ditch, with a plece [place] of cord tied round her neck, and several outs on her throatend [threatened] neck. The prisoner was seen shortly after the murder with wet and muddy boots, and was in a atate [state] of perspiration, Other evidence as to his movements was given, and he was committed for trial for murder, A fire broke out shortly after 11 on Saturday night, in the telegraph room, General Poat-office, [Post-office] Ches- [Che- Chester] ter, [te] and was not extinguished till abont [about] half-past 12, by which time the roof of the instrament [instrument] room had fallen in, destroying, 1 1s supposed, almost the entire stock of apparatus. Fortunately the fire was pre- [prevented] vented from the other departments. The fire caused the asphalt roof to fail upon nearly 49 trans- [transmitting] mitting [sitting] Instruments, burning end destroying them. Commanioation [Communication] hes sface [face] been restored with Liverpool and London and other places. Other parts of the bulld- [bull- bulldog] log wers [were] more or less damaged. You can't help Oarter's [Carter's] Little Liver Pille, [Pills] they are go very small and their actloa [actual] Is 20 perfect. A specific for torpid Itver, [Over] Ofall [Fall] Ohemite, [Hermit] le, 14d, pamphlet free. ,Hononr's [Honour's] object to raise as far as he could the status (which ineludes [includes] the districts of Huddersfield, Halifex, [Halifax] Holmfirth, Dewabary, [Dewberry] and Saddleworth) aseembled [assembled] at the Huddersfield Connty [County] Court for the purpose of bidding adieu to his Honour Jadge [Judge] Snagge, [Snake] who, alter presiding over the courts in the diatrieta [diatribe] for between five and six years, has been translerred [transferred] to the Oxford and Northampton Cirenit [Cent] (No. 36), his appointment dating from the 1st day of the present year. Amongs [Among] those present when his Honour entered the court were Mr F Jones, registrar of-the Huddersfield County Court; Mr A W Alexander, registrar of the Halifax Court; Mr J Heaton Cadman, barrister-at- [Atlas] law (who has on eeveral [several] oscasions [occasion] acted as depaty [deputy] jadge); [judge] Messrs Charles Mills, J Oraveu, [Rave] Jao. [Jo] Haigh (Official Reseiver), [Receive] J J Milnes, 8 Learoyd, G B Nalder, [Alder] G G Fisher, A BH J Fletcher, R P Berry, G Lewis H William Rameden, [Ramsden] T 8 Simpson, B Welsh, T Griedale, [Grisdale] B Crook, F Sykes, A Switt, [Swift] A W Bate, D J Bailey, J Walter Sykes, E F Brook, J W OF Beigh, [Neigh] J J RB Whiteley, Owen, T D Raddosk, [Braddock] and W K Baxter, allof [allow] Hudders- [Udders- Huddersfield] field; Messrs W Storey and T England (Official Receiver), of Halifax; Messrs T L Chadwick and O A Ridgway, of Dewsbary; [Dewsbury] and Mesars [Messrs] R Meller, J H Turner, and J E Heap, of Holmfirth, Mr Muts [Must] said that as that was the laat [last] occasion on which bis Honour wonld [would] preside over that court, he had been requested by the members of the profession ia the district, tc express the deep regret with which they viewed bis separation from them-s regret despened [suspended] by the conscionsness [consciousness] of the admirable manner in which bis duties had been discharged. There was no class of men better able to jadge [judge] of the abilities of a judge and the requira- [require- requirements] ments [rents] and difficulties which beset the path of one who presided over the conrts [courts] of a msnulastaring [ministering] district like this, than those members of the profession who had the privilegs [privileges] of practising in them. The enlarged jurisdiction of County Courts, and the important Bankruptey [Bankruptcy] Acts made a demand the ability of the jadges [judges] of these districts which they at all events were well able to appreciate. (Hear, hear.) The popularity of the County Courts was a good evidence of the manner in whieh [which] the County Oourt [Court] jadges [judges] of this country had performed their duties. Bat whilst they regretted his Honour's departure from amongst them, they at the same time desired to congratulate him upon his transference to a district more convenient to himself, and where the work would probably make fewer demands upon his time and attention. His Honour had not only gained the respect of the bar of thia [this] district by the able manner io which he had performed his duties, but by the coartesy [courtesy] and kindness with which he had over treated the members of the bar. They might respect mao, [mo] but his Honour carried away with him not only their respect and esteem, but the kindly feeling which had been breathed into them by the kindneas [kindness] and courtesy which his Honour had ever displayed towards them. In wishing ble [be] Honour a long and prosperons [prosperous] life, he begged to assure him that no one wished him fature [nature] happiness with kindlier feelings than did the members of the bar who bad had the pleasare [pleasure] of before him during the time he had presided over the courts of the circuit, Mr W. Sronzy, [Bronze] as senior member of the bar at Halifax, heartily endorsed the eloquent tribute paid by Mr Mills as to the importanes [importance] of County Courts and the fitness of his Honour to preside in them, and dwelt on the feeling of friendliness which had existed between the jadge [judge] and the bar. He knew ithad [that] been his of the bar. He was leaving a very litigions [religions] district. haps [has] from tho cold climate in which he lived-was a little proud of, it waa [was] in going to eztremeties [estimates] in demanding and seeking to recover what he thought was his tight. In the sphere which bie [be] Honour would in fatare [future] cesupy [sup] he would not meet with that litigious spirit; but although the people among whom he worked might perhaps on the surface appeara [appears] little more peace- [peaceful] fal [al] he (the speaker) certainly, as a Yorkshireman, would not give way to them in the depth of honesty of pur- [our- purpose] pose (notwithstanding the amount of litigation) of his brother Yorkshiremen. The kindly affectionate Spirit bis Honour had always displayed to the bar would ever be remembered by them. He could only hope that his life might be long spared, and that the abilities whieh [which] he brought to bear upon his work might ever be kept intact, because when they had mea [me] like hie Honour presiding as judges they knew that those duties, however arduous they might be, would be efficiently and satisfactorily discharged. He trosted [trusted] that when he got into bis new sphere he would have some kindly recollection of those he left, and wonld [would] take to himscl [himself without hesitation the houest [houses] expression of feeling which cama [came] from them that day. They parted from bis Honour in sorrow, but at the same time with some littie [little] degree of pleasare, [pleasure] because they were not selfish, for others would gain where they bad lost, and they might look forward to his successor with the same confidence with which they his Honour. Mr T. L. as one of the solicitors of Dewsbury, expressed on behalf of his professional brethren the regret they felt at his Hononr's [Honour's] departure from smonget [Smeeton] them. They recognised the ability and fegal [legal] learning which he bad brought to bear on the discharge of hia [his] duties, no Isss [Miss] than the geniality, courtesy, and wonderfal [wonderful] patience characterising bis presidency over them. His jadgeship [judgeship] at Dewsbury would always be remembered in connection with the axtension [extension] of the Oounty [County] Conct [Cont] jarisdietion. [jurisdiction] They knew that bis Honour took a deep interest in this subject, and they could not help thinking that to some extent, at any rate, the extension accorded to those courts was dae [de] to his exertions, They accepted it as an instalment of what they were sure most come in the fature, [nature] and hoped that with the enlarged jariadistion [jurisdiction] the courta [court] wouid [would] ba presided over with the same ability which had been displayed by his Honour during the time he had presided over the eonrts [ants] of that cireuit. [circuit] Mr Tf. Enazanp, [Ensign] ag Official Reseiver [Receive] at Halifax, expressed his regret at the departure of his dononr, [dining] and wished personally to thank him for the kindness accorded to him on many occasions. With regard to the new departure io bankraptey [bankruptcy] precedare, [prepared] he thought that any popolarity [popularity] with which it might have been received in the district was dae [de] in a great measure to the painstaking manner in whish [which] his Honour administered it at the outset, and the thanks of the commanity [community] were due to him for his efforts in earrying [carrying] out strictly that bankruptey [bankruptcy] legislation. He could personally endorss [vendors] what had been pre- [previously] viously [obviously] sald [sale] with regard to his Honour's discharge of his datics, [attics] and wished bim [bi] long life and happiness in bis new sphere of laboar. [labour] Mr Jno. (Official Resciver, [Receive] Haddorafield) [Huddersfield] also desired personally to thank bis Honour for the kind and courteona [cotton] treatmeut [treatment] which he had always accorded to him. He felt more than he conld [cold] expreaa [express] at the severauce [several] of the tie which had existed between bis Honour and the bar ia this district, and hoped he wonld [would] long be spared to work in the district to which the Lord Ohancellor [Chancellor] bad transferred him. Mr HaaTon [Heaton] OapmMan [Osman] expresssed [expressed] his regret at the approaching departure of bis Honour from amongst them, and his deep sense of the painstaking, cheerful, and determined impartiality had been chown [crown] in that court and io the district since they had had the privilege of having his Honour aa their pr jadge. [judge] Personally he felt that he sustained a loss by the fact of his Honour being removed to another sphere of action, and professionally, whatever deci- [Dec- decisions] sions [Sons] hie Honour might give they met with the hearty concurrence, When they quiatly [quietly] considered the cages aiter [after] they were over, of both branches of the pro- [profession] In the new sphere oi Iabour [Labour] to which he was going he hoped the appzeciation [application] in which he had been held would be extended to him by all the gentile- [gentlemen] men who might have the privilege of practising before bim. [bi] His Honour went away from them, having earned, and jastly [justly] earned, their highest res- [respect] pect [pet] and esteem, and though be went away be went remembered and regretted. Mr Koegistrar [Registrar] Jonzs [Jones] acknowledged on his own behalf, and on behalf of the officials of the court, the courtesy and kindness which his Honour had always extended to them in the discharge of their dutiea. [duties] Mr Registrar made a similar acknow- [acne- acknowledgment] ledgment. [judgment] His Honour (who eeemad [seemed] deaply [deeply] affected), in reply- [replying] ing to the remarks of the previons [previous] epeakers, [speakers] said that if, in the few words be had to day, he failed to convey to them and to those on whose behalf they bad so eloquently spoken how fally [fall] he appreciated their overwhelming kindness, he trosted [trusted] they would make 8 large allowance, for he had to give ezpression [expression] to a few thoughts which crowded for utterance on an oscasion [occasion] which was for him very moving and very momentous. No words of his own could express to them the mingled feelings of pride, of grati- [great- gratitude] tude, [tue] and of sadness which agitated bis miad, [mid] for on that, the opening day of the New Year's work for that circuit, a chapter in his working life was closed. I wontd [wanted] always afford to biw [bow] a deeply interesting retrospect. He the first day, now very nearly six years ago, on whieh [which] he began hia [his] jadicial [judicial] ssreer [Serer] in this cirenik. [siren] Ho remembered that as he travelled for the first time through the wonderfal [wonderful] industrial regions included in hie circuit, and saw on all sides indications of a teeming population and of marvellous energy and enterprise, he felt prond [pond] that it had fallen to his lot to be selected to take a share of work in this great centre of human industry. He came a total atranger [stranger] to work amongst them. From the bar of advosates [advocates] in every cour [our] in his circuit; from the counsel who practised in those courts, coming as they did from the bare at Leeds and Manchester; and from the perma- [Perea- permanent] nent [sent] offisials [officials] of every court in the district he reecived [received] assurances of hearty co-operation and loyal support; and 20 especially happy bad been his lot during the six years of what he might call hie judicial apprentice- [apprenticeship] ship that every word of welcome, and every promise of assistance then so generously offered to him had since been translated oto [to] daily acte [act] of thoogh falnese. [though false] From that day of weleome [welcome] to this hour of God spead, [spread] no shadow or cloud had gathered upon the horizon of bis daily work. He could not, if he would, and he would not if he coald, [coal] recall to mind a single oscasion [occasion] when apyone [anyone] of those to whom he had been encouraged to look for the assistance, the loyalty, and the support upon which the effisiency [efficiency] of the Bench depended had ever failed or disappointed him. Happily, of it might be unbappily, [apply] judges were only men and not machines, aud [and] he was afraid he waa [was] conscious of having yielded sometimes to the tempte- [temple- temptations] tions [tins] that beset the oscapant [occupant] of the judicial Bench, -but if, mow and again, he had failed to repress an impatient feeling or had given atterance [attendance] to a haaty [hat] expression, he trusted tha; [that] tha [that] memory of any aucn [Auction] known him well for years- [years if] If there was one thing which a Yorkshireman-per- [per] Wi remained years alter be lett [let] them, 2 oo hearts tor many of his asefal [useful] and honourea [honour] jue [June] ; an to be succeeded upon that Bengh [Being] by a hans [hand] stokes wheas [wheat] pablie [pale] career was well Wn to th ge had the reepectial [special] admiration both be en lad feasion [fashion] throaghout [through] the country one win of the p qualities-they wore Well-known to bim, [bi] for he ad be promised them, Set. He need not teagons [deacons] which had quickly win their Breateat [Breathe] rag tronble [trouble] them ae omettig [sometime] always preven [prevent] m [in] izom [ism] family from the milder climate op thew, his home and had induced him to seek a trangie [range 5, mtb, [mt] and whieb [white] home. Donbtless [Doubtless] he shoald [should] pty [put] cates [ates] and officials of hie now the advo- [adv- advocates] courtesy, the same kindness, the same whieh [which] had always boon extended ;. Sesistanee [Resisting] cuit; [cut] but i was bard to brea, [bread] with aL sais [said] oir- [our- errand] and it was only in haman natage [stage] ,, frienda, [friends] givings ae to the At all aon) [on] oy mis- [is- mi shave] have to begin all over again. He 2 shoald [should] copresentativea [representatives] of three great incorporateg [incorporated] Ine [In] pen eae [ear] in that district. He looked upon hog, av the real pioneers of law reform in jj, cies [ties] as he used the term advisedly, becsnse [because] wha, [what] nc); aad [and] Individasls [Individuals] might bold apom [pom] the Pinions reform-and one of the privileges ot ty, citizen free country was the loxary [luxury] of ho) ing sof [of] a opinions-those local organised bodies 4,5 oe eagacity [sagacity] t0 perceive and the wisdom ;.,, 084 the acknowledge that the true interests of 11, pobiie [poise] and the profession were identical, or, a5 aud [and] they marched side by side, and that ;, a that lumbering the path of law reform by the by of individual vested intereste, [interest] but rather jy the line clear and watebing [waiting] the 4j ping they woald [would] promote the interests ang that sult [salt] the welfare of the whole hear.) That was the q ortk [q etc] which jh, indi [India] vidaal [vital] incorporated law societies bad to gota [got] had to watch and to pioneer the work reform. There was mo part of Englang [England] in which that work had been carried on; More efficiently and more properly than in the Weg; [We] Riding of Yorkshire, under the auspices of those He had experienced in thia [this] cizenit [cent] what he might call the fasion [fashion] of the two branches of the Drolesion, [Delusion] He had seen it in the best sense of th Dot a rude breaking down of barriers that existed between two sectione, [section] but rather the harmonious Working of two branches of a great profession-in harmony an fased [eased] together by that which was the Only irng [ing] principle by which such a fusion could be brought about-scmmanity [about-community] of interests and 8 common desire to promote the welfare of the clients who hag entrusted it to them. Is had bsen [been] his lot to age both bracches [branches] of the profession working together aja, [asa] by side, withont [without] a jar, without a word to mar the harmony which existed between them. Aad [And] it he wished to point a lesson-if he thought a word o biz could reach the junior members of the bar of which he was s0 long member-he would aay [say] they might find a lesson if they looked at the Couaty [County] Courts of York. shire. Qounty [County] Conrts [Courts] had for a long time been aapposed [opposed] to be im [in] the cold shade; but there was & fature [nature] for the County Courts and future for the junior bar, and he believed the junior bar would be very much mistaken if they supposed it wonld [would] not ba for their interests to work harmoniously and side by side with advocates belonging to the other branehes [branches] of the profession. They had to deal with an increayed [increased] jarisdiction [jurisdiction] for which they had all been Wishing ang longing, and for whish [which] their sociaties [societies] had been working. th reference to the Act he waa [was] afraid if he were to express that that Act had been wholly and thoroughly successful he should be upon debatable ground, and that was what he should like to avoid om an ocecasion [occasion] like that. He knew that there were mapy [may] for whogs [whigs] Opinions one mast make a large allowance on such a subject, seeing that their opinions mast be modified, as all opinions were, by considecation [consideration] of self-interest, and he shonld [should] not like to leave himeel [himself open to the retort, 'He jests at sears who never felt a wound, (Laughter.) He believed that the Bankruptcy Act of 1883 had been a great boon to the commersial [commercial] commn- [common- community] nity. [city] All this insreaged [insured] jariadiction, [jurisdiction] and this important bankraptey [bankruptcy] jaoriediction [jurisdiction] had increased the work of the Conaty [County] Court, and Ie them hope that the efficiency of the bar, the Banch, [Bank] and the of the courts would be fally [fall] maintained. It seemed to be a tale to which in the 42 years einse [ines] the County Court system waa [was] first established there had been no single excep- [except- exception] tion [ion] that the County Court Judge mast on the day of his appointment be deemed to Lave reached the goal of his eareer. [are] For him there wera [were] no more worlds to conquer. What was populasiy [popularity] called ambition was for him mere waste of energy, but there was one end to which he might aspire, and is was not an inglorious one; he migh [might cherish the hope that they who bad watehed [watched] him from day (co day for yearsia [years] the fiercs [fierce] light that beats upon the Bench, and who had worked with him and under him in the administration of bis office, might sometimes say of him after he had gone that he had tried to do his daty. [day] (Hear, hear.) They wished him long life and happiness length of days they conld [cold] not basiow, [basis] but happiness they could confer, and they had aganred [agreed] to him an unfailing source of happiness in the reamem- [ream- remembrance] brance [branch] of their unvarying kindness daring those years that had gone into the irrevocable past, and in the cf this crowning tribute of goodwill whish [which] they had paid to him that day. One word more and he kad [ad] done. I was the pathetic word ' Farewell, a word that amid the ebanges [oranges] and chances of life thoy [tho] must all of them sehoo [hose themselves some- [sometimes] times to atter. [utter] He said that word now not as 4 formal utterance, bat as an expreasion [expression] of a fervent and a heartfelt Wisb. [Wise] He hoped they wonld [would] all of them fare well in their respective lives, and theie [their] several Careers, and from hia [his] heart he wished them all prosperity and happiness, Farewell; Good-bye. At the conelasion [conclusion] of his Honon's [Honour's] the basiness [business] of the court was with, the profegsional [professional] gentlemen, and officiala [official] of the Hudders- [Udders- Huddersfield] fisid, [first] Halifax, and Dawabory [Laboratory] whe [the] had remained standing during the farawell [farewell] procsedings, [proceedings] leaving the conrt, [court] after many o them had bade the Jadge [Judge] a final adien [aden] in his Drivate [Private] room. LETTER FROM MR STANLEY. HIS ACCOUNT OF HIS MEETING WITH EMIN. [MIN] FUTURE MOVEMENTS. . Baussets, [Basset] Wednesday. The following letter from Mr Stanley has arrived here Boma [Bona] of Banalya-Murenia, [Banal ya-Miniature] August 17ib.- [Bib.- Bib] To the Sheik Hamed [Named] Ben Mahomomed' [Mahomet] from his good friend Henry Stanley. Many salaama [Salamanca] to you. I hope you are in good health as I am in, and that you haye [hay] remained in good health since I left the Congo, I have many things to say to you, but I hops I anall [anal] 66 you face to face before many days. I reached this place this morniog [morning] with 180 Wangwansa [Wagons] and three soldiers and 66 belonging to Emin [Min] Pasha. This is now the 82ad [ada] day since woe left Emin [Min] Pasha on theNyanzs, [tenancies] and we bave [ave] only lost three men all the way. Two of them were drowned and the other ran away I found the white men whom I wag locking for. Emin [Min] Pasha was quite well and the other white man, was quite well alao. [also] Emin [Min] has ivory in abandanee, [abandon] cattle by thousands, ana sheep, fowls, and food of all kinds. We found him to be a very good and kind man. Hoe gave numbers of things to all oar white and black men, and his liberality could not be exceeded. His soldiers blessed our biack [back] men for their kindness in go far to show them the way, and many of them were ready to follow me at once out ofthe [of the] country. Bat I asked them to atay [away] quiet a few months that I might go back and fetch the other men and goods I had lelé [Lee] at Yambunga, [Hamburg] and they prayed to God that he would give me the strength to finish my work. May their prayer be heard And now, my friend, what are you going todo [too We have gone the road twise [wise] over. We know where it is bad and where it is good, where there is plenty of food and where there is none, where all the camps are and where wa shall sleep and reat. [rest] I am waiting to hear your words. It you go with me i is well. If you do mot go it ia well. leave it to you. I will stay here 10 days, aud [and] then I go cn slowly. Imove [Move] from here to a big island two hours' mayeb [maybe] from here, and above this place there are plenty of bonuses and plenty of food for the men. What- [Whatever] ever yoo [too] have to cay to me my ears will be open with s good heart, as it haa [has] always been towards you. Therefore if you come, some quickly; for on the 11th morming [morning] from this Eshall [Shall] move on. All my white men are well; bat E left them all behind, excep [except wy servant William, who is with me.-(Signed) 8 This letter, which was brought bya [by] messenger to Stanley Falle, [Fall] reached Beassela [Assemblage] by poat [post] last aight, [eight] and is the only one from Mr Stanley whieh [which] bas reached the coast. The remainder of the letters brought by tha [that] meseenger [messenger] remaio [remain] at Stanley Falla, [Fall] and will arrive ia Karope [Crape] in two or three months time. ' Known In Earope [Europe] as Tippoo [Tip] Tib. A teporter [porter] had an interview with Sit Francis de Winton, at the War Office, on Wednesday afterzoon, [afternoon] respecting the letter. Sir Francis declared the telegram in question to be a reprint in fall of a letter which bas been reseived [received] by the Emin [Min] Pashe [Pasha] Raliet [Literal] Committee, on 18 b Jast, [East] and the main facts of whieh [which] were commanicated [communicated] by Sir Francia [Francis] bimeelf [behalf] to the public press. The sitaatioa, [station] therefore, remained onchanged [unchanged] ag far aa he knew. Sir Francis only returned from Ireland on Tacsdey [Taste] aight, [eight] aud [and] was hourly expecting to receive fresh and important corres- [cores- correspondence] pondence [prudence] from Stanley. Pitts awp [ap] it is mpoassible, [possible] in this climate of changing temperature, altogether, yet ite [it] form and frequency may be much mitigated by the carly [early] adoption of reme [mere] dial measures. When hoarseness, cough, thick brown ing, and the attending alight fever indicate Irritet [Irritant] on Oe the throat or chest, Hollowsy's [Holloway's] Ointmens [Ointment] ome [one] rabbed [robbed] upon those parte [part] without delay, sad bis Pills its curative taken in appropriate doses, to pro' resist th throats cap ese [see] action No ostarrhs [catarrhs] or sore lope every package of bas baen [bean] gained edge Cambridge bas Fellow of John's, Professor Stokoe MP, rye ted' the Rede Leeturer, [Lecturer] It wes [West] announced by the Vice-Chancellor that the Burney prize bas not bese [bees] adfadient [advent] 2 for Coughs, Asthma, Bronehitis,;0oasamption, [Bronchitis,;assumption] Diarrhee, [Diarrhoea] Speams, [Seams] wick prizo [price] at cecacion [section] hed [he] been effaced. At Isat [Sat] he was 206 con- [cone] Ja. 1gd, [God]