18 MAY 1867, Page 2

This struggle reminds us of a good legend told of

Mr. Glad- stone's unpopularity in the Carlton some eleven or twelve years ago, when he first began to betray the undergrowth of Liberal ideas in his mind. It is said that some young Tories wishing to -annoy him, went up to him once when he was sitting in the club, and asked him, "When are you to be proposed for Brooks's?" to which Mr. Gladstone quietly replied, " Whenever my Lord Derby takes the