17 FEBRUARY 1866, Page 1

We publish elsewhere two replies to Lord Shaftesbury written by

labourers in Dorsetshire, and printed as they wrote them. We have their nitrites, and can vouch 'that they are common day- labourers, in no respect different frinn those around them. The substance of their evidence is that Lord Shaftesbury knows little or nothing about his own people—a fact sufficiently clear from his suit against his steward—that he has understated the hours of work, and overstated its profits by one-half.