11 MARCH 1922, Page 2

We, of course, realize that such explosions sometimes cannot he

avoided, but we do not believe that one is inevitable now. After all, the great and indisputable fact is that the majority of the British people believe in the things that the Unionist Party stands for. In face of that fact, what is to prevent the foundation of a Democratic and Constitutional Party, whose business shall be to maintain the solidarity of the nation and the Empire ? Was there ever a better or more inspiring ideal for a political party ?