11 AUGUST 1866, Page 2

The Extradition Rill lies passed with a "rider." It is

to last only for one year, so that the discussion may be. renewed, and we may be able to see what France really does mean. It is possible to be over suspicions on the liberal as well as the clespotie side, but we really cannot see the difficulty of inserting in such bills a clause that "no political refugee shall be surrendered," the Secretary of State deciding whether any person demanded is or is not a political refugee. He has no motive to shield scoundrels, and if he gives up good men Parliament can punish him effectively,