29 JANUARY 1910, Page 3

One of the features of the Election has been the

great advance made by electors in the high art of heckling. Many of the questions, however, have been provided ready-made from headquarters, and have few terrors for a resourceful candidate. It is the unprompted heckler who is really formidable, and Scotland still retains her supremacy in these exhibitions of intelligent curiosity. A London Scot, so we read in Thursday's Manchester Guardian, who has been returned by a Glasgow division, gives this as the most un- expected "heckle" he met with in his campaign. The question was : "Is the candidate in favour of blin' men having to pey for stairhead gas P "