Avith Mr. Mackenzie as
editor, and for two years
Avith great force lie conteiid-
ed tlirough that paper for
the expansion of liberty.
He has always held the
principles of the universal brotherhood of man, and be-
lieves in the extinction of all class legislation. In IS6i lie was elected to represent Lambton in Parliament, wliere he at once attracted attention, and became head of his party. From iS67 to ISi3 he was leader of the Reform party, and, in zS73, was placed at the head of the Liberal party of the Dominion. Upon the resignation of Sir John A. _Macdonald in November, IS7 3i Lord Dufferin called upon him to form an administration. As an administrator he was conscientious,—there is not one deed of his that can be stamped with reproach. During his administration several important questions, which