5 DECEMBER 1885, Page 2

Besides the Liberal ex-Ministers whose rejection we reported last week,

Mr. W. S. Caine, formerly Civil Lord of the Admir- alty, has been rejected in the Tottenham division of Middlesex, Mr. Evelyn Ashley (formerly Colonial Under-Secretary) in the Isle of Wight, and Lord Kensington (Controller of the House- hold) in the Hornsey division of Middlesex. On the other hand, Mr. Dalrymple, a Tory Junior Lord of the Treasury, has been rejected in Midlothian ; Mr. Sidney Herbert, holding the same position, in South Wilts ; and Sir M. W. Ridley, Financial Secretary to the Treasury, in the Mecham division of North- umberland.