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English Intolerance

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It has often been remarked ihat the elections n the United States partake of'much heat and passion, especially the general elections. We somctimes hear of disturbances ; oocasionally in the cities and more populous precincts we hear of a fight, a few bloody noses and soruetimes a black eye, but however uiuch the rank and file of the parties may allow their passions play among themselves, the oandidates- more especially those for important positions - are always treated with politeness and respect, even by their most bitter politica] foes. It is impossible to recall at this writing an indignity, even, heaped upon a candidate for any considerable position, by opponents in the opposite party. In our northern states one may go into any precinct, or any place and freely eipress his opinions, and no matter how the people may differ from him, they do so honestly, and accord the same sincerity to others. Tbey are great respecters of opinions and persons in this country. How different are our English brothers across the eea. In the last few days we have read of more deeds of violence - to candidates - in the parliamentary elections than a lifetime in politics bas divulged here. Parnell has been seriously assaulted several times, having his clothes torn from him once or twice, and treated to a dose of stale eggs at other places, and another candidate, while riding in his district in Scotland, had his horses unhitehed and an attempt was made by the excited crowd to drag his carriage into the sea with him in it ; but the carriage got "stuck in the mud," and the candidato'a pitiful plea for his life finally caused his persecuf, .ra to rplont H io quilU evident that English people are not Americans, and that no people in the world are so corteous and tolerant as those of free America.