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allowing dogs to follow him to the wilful breach of the regulations of riverside, and by refusing its licence that society, have been publicly to all parties who have infringed its debarred from receiving licences rules, or who are suspected of poaching, to fish. It has been further of whom there are at present no less than 106 on the Black List, the Association alleged by Mr A. L. Brown and has, in a great measure, put a stop to

Mr Thomas Shaw that the bill of poaching in the district."

Sir Herbert Maxwell is one in the

interests of the landlords of ScotIt appears to me that this report land only. This, I consider, is a of the Upper Teviotdale Fisheries deliberate misstatement of fact. Association conclusively proves The bill has been carefully prethat the respectable angler will pared for the benefit of the respecthave nothing to do with the free able angling community, and has, fishing bill proposed to be granted as I have shown, the support of by Mr A. L. Brown and Mr the representatives of practically Thomas Shaw, and that the only the whole of Scotland. It is to be persons that will reap any benefit hoped that Mr A. L. Brown and through the passing of such a Mr Thomas Shaw employ more measure would be the 106, or sportsmanlike methods in their thereby, so-called anglers who, angling than they appear to do in from their poaching methods or dealing with political questions.

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allowing dogs to follow him to the wilful breach of the regulations of riverside, and by refusing its licence that society, have been publicly to all parties who have infringed its debarred from receiving licences rules, or who are suspected of poaching, to fish. It has been further of whom there are at present no less than 106 on the Black List, the Association alleged by Mr A. L. Brown and

Mr Thomas Shaw that the bill of has, in a great measure, put a stop to poaching in the district."

Sir Herbert Maxwell is one in the

interests of the landlords of ScotIt appears to me that this report land only. This, I consider, is a of the Upper Teviotdale Fisheries deliberate misstatement of fact. Association conclusively proves The bill has been carefully prethat the respectable angler will pared for the benefit of the respecthave nothing to do with the free able angling community, and has, fishing bill proposed to be granted as I have shown, the support of by Mr A. L. Brown and Mr the representatives of practically Thomas Shaw, and that the only the whole of Scotland. It is to be persons that will reap any benefit hoped that Mr A. L. Brown and through the passing of such a Mr Thomas Shaw employ more measure would be the 106, or sportsmanlike methods in their thereby, so-called anglers who, angling than they appear to do in from their poaching methods or dealing with political questions.

HARCOURT AND CANNING.

“It is clear that they (the Greeks] now extended to Greece can wipe had everything to gain by comply- out the events of the last six weeks, ing with the wishes of the Powers

or restore her to the position which instead of taking the law into their she has lost, and which it will take own hands. They would probably

her at least half a century to rehave done so, had all the Governments of the six great Powers been

cover. Dissipated for ever are the able to adopt simultaneously prompt idle dreams which native revoludecisions. But three of them were tionists and foreign sympathisers hampered by Philhellenic manifesta- had so long cherished. The action tions at home, which are in a measure of the English Radicals, with Sir responsible for the war.” – Vienna Correspondent of the Times,' April William Harcourt at the head of 30.

them, has had an effect exactly the

reverse of that which they proIn the May number of Maga,' fessed to have in view. Their we suggested that Sir William object was to exalt Greece and Harcourt, if he really sympathised trample upon Turkey. Now Tur. with the Greeks, must some- key is stronger -- stronger both times have an uneasy quarter of morally and materially--than she an hour with himself when he re- has been for the last twenty years, flected on the probable effect of and Greece is crushed. his own violent declamation on We wonder what the gallant that excitable and vainglorious “one hundred” think of their people. We added, “Those who handiwork now. But however are sincerely anxious for the wel- the war had ended, our opinion fare of a race to whom the whole of their folly, and of the attitude civilised world is so deeply in- adopted by their leader, would have debted, would have shown them been just the same. It is this mismore real kindness by pointing chievous meddling of the English out the danger of the course on

Liberals while negotiations with which they have now entered, than foreign Powers are in progress that by encouraging them in efforts cal- bas constantly been the source of culated to embarrass and disable the gravest embarrassment to Minthe best friend they have in isters and Governments, whether Europe.” Were these idle words, Whig, Tory, or Liberal. Let us written only in the spirit of a appeal again to Sir William Harpartisan? No; events have only court's hero, Mr Canning. The too abundantly justified them. singularly close parallel between The "unwise Philhellenism," al- the European situation in 1823, lowing it to have been sincere, to when Mr Canning was straining which the • Times' refers, has every nerve to prevent a war bebrought about the result which we tween France and Spain, and the foresaw, more completely and more situation in March, when Lord quickly than we expected. Greece Salisbury was doing his best to has been humbled in the dust; and prevent war between Greece and her Radical friends are principally Turkey, has never, we think, been to blame for the result. Whatever noticed. The situation arose out terms of peace may be ultimately of the Spanish Revolution, which arranged, no favour or indulgence made Ferdinand VII, virtually a

war

ex

prisoner in the hands of the Cortes. a notion had great share in producing The great Powers, including the peremptory refusal of any

modifiFrance, were determined to restore

cation of the constitution of 1812." him to liberty, and at the end of the

Spain, when she discovered the year 1822 a French "army of ob- truth, must have been bitterly disservation ” was already encamped appointed :on the Spanish frontier. It was certain that if nothing could be “This disappointment, sir, was from done towards improving the the beginning certain, inevitable : for

the mistake of those who excited the position of the king, and allowing him the exercise of those

hopes of Spain was not only as to the

conduct of the British Government, functions which formed part even but as to the sentiment of the British of the new constitution, nation."

1 would follow. If the Spanish Revolutionary party chose to set

This mistake "thwarted the policy Europe at defiance, they must

of the British Government, and take the consequences.

“ If the aggravated the difficulties of Spaniards were not wrong-headed,” Spain.” said Mr Canning, “all might go

“For myself, I declare that even well." But they behaved the responsibility of plunging this actly as Greece has done: they country into an unnecessary war were wrong-headed. The Cortes

The Cortes would have weighed less heavily turned a deaf ear to all Canning's upon my conscience than that which, suggestions, when a very slight thank God, I have not incurred, of concession would have prevented hopes of assistance which I had not

instigating Spain to war by exciting War followed; with the the means of realising." complete discomfiture of the Liberal Party, and the restoration

Are not the above passages of the old despotism : and who, every whit as applicable to the in Mr Canning's opinion, were English Radicals and Greece at mainly answerable for this result, the present moment as they were by encouraging the Spanish Radi- to the English Whigs and Spain cals to resist ; Why was it that seventy-four years ago ? Mutato the English advice tendered nomine de te. Could the effects of through Lord Fitzroy Somerset that unwise Philhellenism spoken was summarily rejected ? Hear of by the Times, and more reMr Canning's own words :- cently rebuked with eloquent

gravity by the Prime Minister, “Spain, then, I repeat, has never

be been misled by the British Govern

more accurately described ? ment. But I fear, nevertheless, that

Sir William Harcourt has a notion was some way or other created

ferred us to Canning, and to Canat Madrid, that if Spain would but ning we refer him back. Mutato hold out resolutely the Government nomine de te. We say that Lord of England would be forced by the Salisbury's position before the popular voice in this country to take war broke out was very much part in her favour."

what Canning's was in 1822: that Exactly the notion that was created he has been “thwarted” in a at Athens. Mr Canning goes on

similar manner, and with similar

results : and that the strongest “And I do firmly believe that such condemnation of Sir W. Harcourt's

war.

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