19 AUGUST 1876, Page 3

There is still a paper in existence, the National Independent

of Leeds, which contends for the innocence of the "Claimant," and maintains that votes should be given to one candidate or another according to his bias towards the Tichborne case. On Saturday last this journal announced that on the whole its constituents were resolved to support Mr. Barran against Mr. Jackson, add- ing, however, in large type :—" It is with extreme pain and regret we have to announce that neither of these gentlemen has correct views on the Tichborne question, and that although our numbers are very considerable, as a party we are not prepared to bring forward a candidate of our own with any prospect of success."