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The Anti-Corn-law party were more successful at Birmingham ; where

the Chartists agreed to a compromise, and joined in a resolution which pronounced the refusal of any substantial amendment of the Corn-laws "an irrefragable proof of the necessity of putting an end to class-legislation, by such an extension of the suffrage as shall secure to all classes of the people that full, fair, and free representation, to which upon the principles of the British constitution and Christianity they are entitled."

The Government scheme has been condemned by meetings at Rad- ford, Bolton, Crediton, and St. Luke's Middlesex.