Edward Blake — Canadian Politician born on October 13, 1833, died on March 01, 1912

Dominick Edward Blake, PC, QC, known as Edward Blake, was the second Premier of Ontario, Canada, from 1871 to 1872 and leader of the Liberal Party of Canada from 1880 to 1887. He is one of only three federal permanent Liberal leaders never to become Prime Minister of Canada, the others being Stéphane Dion and the latter's immediate successor Michael Ignatieff. He may be said to have served in the national politics of what developed as the affairs of three nationalities: Canadian, British, and Irish. Blake was also the founder, in 1856, of the Canadian law firm now known as Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP... (wikipedia)

As far as I can judge, not much good can be done without disturbing something or somebody.
The accumulation of personal wealth and the extension of commercial transactions have developed a great and lamentable increase in certain classes of crimes, while the improvements in transport have largely facilitated the escape of fugitive criminals.
I fear the carnival of crime is beginning on our border.
I may err in judgment, but I hope not in intention.

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