THE BERMONDSEY BY-ELECTION
A VICTORY FOR TARIFF REFROM
OPPOSITION PRESS JUBILANT,
(United Press Association—Copyright.) Received October 29, 11.5 p.m. LONDON, October 29. The by-election for Bermondsey, owing to the death <5f Mr L. Cooper (Liberal) resulted :—_~ J. Dumphreys( Unionist Tariff Reformer) 4278 S. H. Hughes (Liberal) "3291 Dr Saltsr (Socialist) 1435 Opposition papers are jubilant, believing that Bermondsey is an index constituency, always swinging in sympathy with national feeling.
The " Chronicle" declares that the result illustrates l\he failure 'of the British;representative'system and the need of electoral reform.