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· object of the original shareholders in such companies was to put money into in which the writer denies some of the statemeots made by Mr. Buxton
their own pockets at little risk to themselves; and he went into various respecting the Pasco Mine Company.--Mr. BUXTON said, he'lad made details to show that this Pasco Mine could not be worked with advantage, those statements on the authority of persons of great respectability. that there was no proper title to it, and that the House ought to interfere
ALDERNEY MILK COMPANY. and prevent individuals from being rained by such speculations.
A petition was presented from the Cowkeepers of the Metropolis against Sir F. BUXTON observed, that the celebrated traveller Humboldt had the Alderney Milk Company; when a conversation arose, and some described these mines as being very productive, and his observation bad Members expressed a wish that a law should be jotroduced to regulate recently been confirmed by the son of Sir R. Wilson and others; that the Joint Stock Companies. Mr. Husk ISSON said, however wild and naproCompany bad been grossly calumniated by a person named Dubois,-a Gitable many of the present speculations, the exertions of individual traders man who had arowed binself the author of various hostile statements, and would in the end prevail over them, and that when there was nothing bad even offered to contradict all be had uttered against tbe Company, if illegal in the plans of such Companies, the House ought not to interfere. they would present him with 10 shares in it!
-Mr. Aldernau BRIDGES testified, that the Alderney Milk Company . Mr. H. GURNEY and Mr. T. WILSON spoke in favour of the bill. had already done much good by supplying the town with cheap aud
Sir F. BURDETT said that the fact that persons were first led to enter pure milk. into this company by being told that they would only be liable to the
SUPPLY-EAST INDIA SUGAR. amount of their shores, and that they were afterwards informed that tbeir In a Committee of Supply, various soms were voted for the service of responsibility would extend to the wbole of their fortunes, was a sufficient Ireland, and on the third reading of the Annual Duties bill, Mr. SYKES reason to iuduce the house to throw out this bill. It appeared to bim, ubat called upou Mioisters to reduce the grierous and partial tax upon East
of all the projects which he had ever heard or read of, this scheme most India Sugar, which gave à monopoly to the Slave-owners of the West, * deserved the name of a bubble.
at a heavy expense to the people of England. The CHANCELLOR of the Mr. Baring said it was deplorable to witness the gambling mania whicb EXCHEQUER declined entering on a question of so much difficulty and · at present prevailed; but he saw no difference between the gambling of delicacy !--Tbe bill was then read a third time and passed.
the noblernan in the hells of St. James's-street, and the gambling of the merchant on the Royal Exchange, except that the latter kept earlier hours
FROM THE LONDON GAZETTES. and more respectable company than the former (Hear.)' The evil was certainly one which deserved to be checked, though he hardly knew how
Tuesday, March 13. the check could be applied. The remedy wonld be worse than the disease,
BANKRUPTS. if, in putting a stop to this evil, they put a stop to the spirit of enterprise. G. Graham, Sunderland near the Sea, master mariner. Solicitor, Mr. He believed that all the mining speculations wonld turn out delusions, but | Blakiston, Symond's Inn. he saw nothing more objectionable in this bill than in others which had T. Taylor, Ashton-onder-line, draper. Solicitors, Messrs. Willis and been passed. On the first day of the session, a person of great influence L Co. Tokenboure-yard, Lothbury. in the Cabinet had given notice that he would 'apply his mind to the in J. Ashton, jun. Fenney-Bentley, Derbyshire, checse-factør. Solicitors, vention of a remedy for this evil; but he was afraid that the renedy would
Messrs. Holme and Co. New Inii. be matter of doubt with the personage to whom he alluded, until the J. Drant, Kingston-upon-Hull, perfuiner. Solicitor, Mr. Wilson, Gredisease had either carried off the patient, or had been cured by the effort
ville-street, Hatton-garden. of pature.
J. Hirst, York, cloth-merchant. Solicitor, Mr. Rushbury, CarthusiapMr. Calcraft opposed the bill, and condemned all such speculating
street, Charterhouse-square. companies.
R. B. Hawes, Horsley-street, Walworth, carpenter. Solicitors, Messrs. Mr. Ellice would not oppose the bill, but he condemned the spirit of
, Watson and Son, Bouverie-street, Fleel-street. gambling that was now abroad. There might, be said, be great prizes in
Saturday, March 19, the lottery which was thus opened, but none sufficiently great to compensate
BANKRUPTCY SUPERSEDED. for the credulity of the public.
R. Morton, Westbury, Wiltshire, corn-factor. The bill was tben read a second time, as Mr. Hobhouse did not press for
BANKRUPTS. a division.
W. Thornhill, York-place, New-road, livery-stable-keeper.
E. S. Cooper, Liverpool, common-brewer. Mr. CRBEVEY presented a petition against the Manchester and Liver. E. E. L. Blood and T. Hunter, Aldersgate-street, furnishing-ironmongers. pool Railway bill. The petitioners, he said, were apprehensive of consi. T. Croston, sen, and T. Croston, jun. Liverpool, ship-chandlers. derable injury to their property by the passing of those loco.motive J. Jackson, Dover, tailor. engines, which he migbi more apily denominate, jofernal machines- |
S. S. Forsaith, Hackney, haberdasber. (a laugh)--through their farins, and in some instances, through their very
W. Vigor, Tovil, Maidstone, butcher. yards. The petitioners further objected to this bill on the ground of its J. ad J. Simpson, Liverpool, shipwrights. being a mere job, carried on by a few specylators to pat money in their W. Goodwin, Strand, bookseller. owni pockets, and of no public utility.-Ordered to lie on the table.
H. Shanley, Little Argyll-street, wine-merchant. Mr. F. Boxton, alluding to the remarks he had made respecting the
W. Lea, Charlotte-street, Fitzroy-square, broker. . conduct of a Mr. Dubois, said there were two persons in the City of that.
T. Redsbaw, Fleet-street, bookseller. pame-one a most respectable man, Mr. Wm. Dubois ; but his observa. |
T. Farley, Hereford-place, Commercial-road, haberdasher. tions applied only to Mr. James Dubois.
W. Harvey, Highgate, victualler. Mr.'S. Rice brought in a bill for establishing Manufactories and intro
G. Gardiner, Paddington, brick-maker. ducing Joint Stock Companies in Ireland. -Read a first time.
J. Ascrost, Liverpool, ironmonger. Mr. Peel presented a petition against the Catholic Claims from the University of Oxford, as any further concession would endanger the Con- TAE FUND!,- The English market continues to remain steady, with stitution : in which opinion, Mr. P. said, be fully concurred. (Hear, little fluctuation worth describing. Foreign Stocks have for these lew hear!)-The petition was ordered to be printed.
days past been slightly improving, especially Colombian Bonds and Mr. HOLCROFT presented a petition from certain cotton-spinners of Mexican Scrip; Greek Scrip is also somewhat heller. The New Pearl Manchester, praying for a reduction of the hours of labour.
and Coral Companies are the most active speculations of the moment, the CLERICAL OFFICE-HOLDERS.
premium fluctuating between 6 and 8 per cent. Many of the new Mr. HUMB moved for returns of the names of all Persons in Holy schemes, however, seem to excite very little attention, although new Orders of the Church of England, bolding Places iv Boronghs and Cor. Companies are every day coming forward ; it looks, indeed, as if the porations, with a specific statement whether any such beld Benefices, and fever height of delusion was subsiding. Lalest quotations:ihe names of such Benefices. The Hon. Member prefaced bis motion Consols, 933 }
New 4 per Cents, 1052 106 witb a few observations on the impropriety and injury flowing from the
Consols for Account, 93 connection of civil duties and political feelings with the sacred office of a
3) per Cents. Reduced, shut
PRICES OP FOREIGN STOCKS YESTERDAY. Christian Minister.
Austrian Bonds, 98
Mexican Bonds, 811 ** The motion being put, Dr. Phil.LIMORE opposed, and Mr. J. SMITA Buenos Ayres Bonds, 013
Ditto Account, 811 supported it.
Colombian Bonds, 1824, 91
Ditto Scrip, 1825, 3 pr. Mr. Peer objected to the motion, observing, that while he found that
Greek Bonds, 53
Ditto Account, 32% pr.
Spanish Consols, 241 4
Ditto Acconat, 241414 he should, without entering into the consideration whether such appoint
Portuguese Bonds, for Acc. 90% Spanish Consols, 1823, 1911 ment of clerical persons to fill corporate situations were judicions, with
Russian Bouds, 1929, 95% hold his acquiescence in the motion, or give his implied consent by agreeing to the returns, that the privilege, if such it mighibe denominated,
Courier versus Bull.--John Bull expresses his pious indignation, should be taken from clergymen under such ciroumstances.
that the reduction of the taxes of the people of England is to be postponed After some remarky by other dioks, the House was proceeding to a on account of the war in lodie.--Iftlie writer of this paragraph had eve division, when it was found that there were not 40 Members present, and doubled the Cape, he might probably have learnt that the whole expense,
of'troops serving in India, is defrayed exclusively from the revenues of that country; "and that the people of England will not even be called
| upon to make good the deficiencies of any Public Accountant who may Mr. Holkoka reattate le hab ered from Mr. James Dubois, I there embezzle the public funds !--Courier.
An ENEME TO OPPR &SSION, the Letter' respecting HARRIETIÉ WILSON- | killed, and Assistant-Collectors Messrs. STEVENSON and ELLIOT, a Natice of the “ Odes and Addresses to Great People,” and another of various Works of FINE ART, will appear next week.
taken prisoners, after being severely wounded."
The same journal expresses a hope, that some portion of the foreTHE EXAMINER.
going statement may prove erroneous, but at the same time mentions the receipt of letters from Mofussil, referring to the existence of dis
agreeable reports, and from Bareilly, announcing, that the 5th cavalry, LONDON, MĂRCH 20, 1825.
which had arrived there, and were under orders to march on the 6th,
had been directed to stand fast, in consequence of intelligence from We learn by the French papers the arrival of the Austrian Minister, Mooradabad, the tenor of which the journalist declined to state at Prince MEITERNICU, at Paris, a circumstance which necessarily gives present. An unfortunate paper, this Indian Observer of the 18th of rise to much conjecture upon the object of his mission. Agreeably to Nov. to conclude a series of journals for a ship bound to Europe. the tenos of private correspondence, this ominous politician and diplomatist is attended by his physician and secretary only; which | Mr. O'CONNELL's letter to the Catholic Association announced a fact may imply a brief but by no means an unimportant purpose ; sort of compact entered into between the Catholic Deputies in Loualthough if, according to Parisian opinion, his object is simply tódon, and the official personages who support “ Emancipation” in claim, in the name of the young NAPOLEON, the 200 millions (of Parliament, the object of which is to get Sir F. BURDETT's Bill passed livres) bequeathed to him by his father, the subject is of special rather by tacking to it three measures which it is supposed will soften the than of general importance. If such be the case, it is thought, in opposition of the Ultras. These three measures are the appointment France, that the demand will be complied with; which, however, we of a Board, composed of Catholics, under the approbation of Governexceedingly doubt; although upon what principle the son is not to ment, to secure the exclusion of foreigners from the Irish Prelacy, to inherit the private property of his fatber, we know not. It has been keep a register of the Catholic Clergy, and to enquire into and report since stated, thas this journey has been caused only by the dangerous to Government upon their characters; the payment of the Parish illgess of the Princess METTERNICH, who seeks surgical aid at Paris. Priests out of the taxes of the United Kingdom; and the disfranchiseWe are by no means, however, disposed to believe, that mere gene
ment of the 40s. freeholders, by limiting the qualification for voting to al purposes are connected with this mission. The comparative a freehold of 101. a year. Mr. O'CONNELL strongly recommends his liberality of the new King of NAPLES, for instance, may form one of countrymen to accept the " Emancipation " upon these conditions, its causes, especially as that Monarch, who is a BOURBON, has been which he considers either harmless or beneficial. Mr. LAWLESS, invited to Milan,-an invitation which, it is said, he has refused to | however, a member of the Deputation, and the Editor of that honest accept. Now if the “ settlement of Europe" requires some farther and spirited paper, the Belfast Irishman, has published a letter in the Austrian soldierly liberties in that quarter, the acquiescence of the London papers, in which he denounces the arrangement as cruel and head of the family will doubtless be deemed necessary. The Grecian degrading to the Irish people, as an insidious attempt to deprive them quarrel may likewise have something to do with this journey; for
of a valuable privilege under the guise of concession; and he advises we hope we are not prejudiced_but in our estimation, the Holy
them to stand upon the broad ground of unqualified Emancipation, Alliance may be compared, at this time, to a couchant but watchful which will ensure them the respect and support of the English people, tiger, waiting for the most convenient opportunity to spring upon rather than submit to terms which will expose them to contempt, nascent liberty wherever it may appear within its reach. Such, at without after all securing the relief held out. " least, being the nature and prineiples of the confederacy, the slightest! We would go a great way in concession, and recommend great movement on the part of the spotted and insidious monster necessa sacrifices, in order to obtain the repeal of those detestable laws which rily gives rise to apprehensions of some forthcoming act of ferocity, shut out Catholics from the civil privileges of other British subjects; duplicity, or opyressive interference, in which strength forms the only but we confess the conditions which are proposed to be attached to right, and hypocrisy the oply pretension,
that relief, appear to us particularly improper and mischievous. Nor By the East India Company's ship, the Mellish, letters and papers can we perceive, that they are calculated io remove a single rational have been received from Calcutta up to the 19th Nov. inclusive. “In objection of those who sincerely oppose the Catholic claims. If it is relation to the late mutipy, they continue to describe the danger as safe to admit Catholics to the enjoyinent of the privileges of the Conentirely subsided; but so far from being satisfied with the conduct of stitution, the security consists in attaching them by ties of interest and the Native Officers of the offending regiment, it seems, that although social feeling to the state; and this inquisitorial Board will cause an they took no actual part in the act of mutiny, they are all dismissed impolitic distrust, without offering a solid barrier against real dangers. by the Indian Government. The reason assigned for this severity is, The payment of the Catholic Clergy would be a very proper thing, if their not reporting to authority the dissatisfaction of the regiment, the money were taken from the Protestant Church; but to call upon which they could not bat have for some time known. Eleven of the the already over-taxed people of these Islands to contribute still furiber ringleaders have been executed, and fifty or sixty more are con the support of any clerical body, is really monstrous. Unhappy Ire. demned to hard labour. The number killed in the fray is not land now pays three millions a-year to support in shameful luxury a stated, but as the fugitives were not spared even at the moment, nor Clergy without flocks; and yet it is proposed, while this enormonis all the next day, it must be large. The Hurkaru Calcutta paper, ex ecclesiastical provision exists-not to restore the Catholics a portion patiates with extreine fluency upon the good effects of this severity, of what was once all their own, but to pay them out of the national and of the excellent spirit thereby infused into the rest of the Native funds ! Far from removing any objection of the English Protestants Troops, who, in consequence, are absolutely burning to meet the foe, by this measure, it appears to us to create a just one on their pait. and wipe out this ugly stain upon their loyalty !-a proof of which True, the pensioning of the Catholic Clergy would make them 10 a truth is, no doubt, to be found in a proclamation against desertion certain extent dependent on the Government (and that is no doubt among these very troops, which, in point of fact, are deserting on the real reason for the proposition); but this would be a alill various stations. The official order on this untoward subject, issued greater evil: it would weaken the confidence of the Irish in by the Govenor-General in Council, after detailing the facts of the their ministers, and by that means seriously impair the 14Miutipy, and the conduct of the Native Officers as above related, fluence which the latter--according to the Irish Ministers thera Orders that the No. 47 be struck out of the Indian Army List, in lieu selves-so virtuously and usefully employ. The third measure is of which, a No. 69 is to be instituted, into which, or into other still worse. A pretly improvement now-a-days, to limit the electoral regiments, the 180 privates who adhered to their duty are to be suffrage at the moment when the professed object is, to concede drafted.
privileges to the Catholics! It is said, and we believe truly, that in In addition to these particulars, it seems that accounts from most cases the poor 40s. freeholders are driven to the poll by their Madras have reached Calcutta, bringing rumours of a very disagree - superiors, like cattle to the market; and that consequently, while no able nature; one of which, according to the Indian Observer, states, real franchise is enjoyed, the creation of votes by petty freeholds that “ an unfortunate affair had taken place between a small body of aggravates the evil of subdividing land, under which Ireland already our troops, and the garrison of a refractory petty Chief. A troop of suffers. This should be remedied, assuredly; but not in the way borse-artillery, under Captain BLACK, on their march from Fort St. proposed. In the first place, it does not follow, that the 40s. frue George to another station, when about 30 miles from Darwar, was holders would suffer themselves to be driven in the present way, if ordered by Mr. THACKERAY, the Chief Commissioner and Collector they had the additional motive of voting for men of their own religiin that part of the country, to attack a small fort, the Chief of wbich ous persuasion. At any rate, as Mr. LAWLESS justly observes, the had manifested a disposition to revolt. An attack was consequently very necessity of so bringing them up to the poll, gives an importmade , a saily took place from the fort, and the whole troop, there is ance to the poor Irishman. It requires no great sagacity to detect mach reason to fear, has been cut off to a man (with the exception of the insidious motive of those who propose this disfranchisement, Dr. TORNBULL, the assistant-surgeon). Captain BLACK, Lieutenants when we recollect, that they are the very men who stickle for SEWELL and DiGaTON, and Mr. THACKERAY, are reported to be boroughmongering in England, who would rather give up anything
than the power of bringing up their 40s. freeholders by bribery or The Catholic Association had a meeting on Wednesday. The sub. terrorism! Can we believe that these men are shocked at the corrup-scriptions for the lio last weeks reached 30001. tion, and the influence of great men, to which the Irish poor are sub Mr. Arnot, one of the victims of the power of arbitrarily sending En. jected? Admitting the evil, is it the remedy, at the moment when, glishmen out of India, has come home in the Mellish, guilty of the offence Catholics are rendered eligible to Parliament, to disfranchise their of being suspected of having written something in an Indian newspaper clectors? Is the suffrage to be contracted, when the object is to raise
| not punishable by law. 'the Catholic in the scale of political importance ? Are the proposers arranging the Subscriptions for the erection of a public festimonial to the
MONUMENT TO MAJOR CARTWRIGHT.-A meeting of the Committee for of this measure iguorant, that there is another and a complete remedy memory of the late 'Major Cartwright, was held at the house of P. for the mischief they denounce, which is wholly unobjectionable. We Moore, Esq. M.P. on the 12th inst. It appeared that between IL and mean the BALLOT. By this admirable contrivance an effectual bar-5001. inighe thieu be considered as subscribed, from compatgtively rier is interposed between the elector and those who would influence private sources; and when the contributions resulting from a public his vote : as far as his choice goes, he is as independent of his land- appeal shall be added, the amount will be considerably increased. Ou land, or employer, or any rich corruptionist. as if he were perfectly the Committee, we perceive the names of Sir F. Burder, the Hon. G. Independent in circumstances. Let us hear no more then of the Bennell, Mr. Blume, Colonel Johnson, Mr. James, &c. and, amongst the “ melancholy necessity” of taking away a valuable privilege because !
rest, that of the late Reverend Dr. Parr, who has so soon followed his the possessors are not in a condition to use it uprightly.
respected friend to that “ bourne from whence no traveller returns." A few balth
| The Trustees are Dr. Gilchrist and Mr. Slade; and the money is depo. loting boxes, and black and white balls, can put them in that con- sited at Ranson and Coi's, Pall-mall, who receive subscriptions. dition; and when the Orange Minister, Mr. Peel, has just acknow- ANOTHER MECHANICS' INSTITUTION.-- An Institution siunilar to the ledged the beauty and efficacy of the ballot, by introducing it into his | Mechanics' was opened on Thursday week, for the convenience of the new Jury Bill, how can it be pretended, that the disfranchisement of inhabitants of Spital Fields, Bethnal Green, &c. The brst meeting was the Irish peasants is necessary to conciliate the conscientious oppo- held in Gibraltar Chapel, Bethnal-green-road, and was attended by nents of the Catholic Claims?'.
about 700 mechanics. The meeting would have been much more time
' Trous, had not the size of the building rendered it necessary to limit the India-Hlouse--On Friday, a ballot was taken for the determination of issue of tickets. The business was opened by the Chairman, Mr. Gibson, the following question, viz." That this Court having taken into consic and explained in a very appropriate speech by Dr. Birkbeck, who, deration the Papers printed in putsuance of its order of the 3d March uuderstand, was particularly requested by the institutors to attend, lw, last, relating to the pecuniary transactions of the house of Messrs. Wil. show the unity of purpose and plan in the two separate institutions. Mr. liam Palmer and Co. at Hydrabad, with the Government of his Highness | Partington, of the London Institution, then delivered a lecture on the the Nizain, is of opinion, that there is no ground for imputing corrupt
mechanical powers. The auditory were very attentive, and appeared to motives to the late Governor-General of India, the Most Noble the Mar. appreciate the intentions of the founders. A very handsome subscription quess of Hastings, K. G. or to any inember of the Bengal Government;
hns been made, principally among the silk irade, in furtherance of the at the same time, this Court feels called upon to record its approval of object of the Institution, and there seems every prospect of stocess. the political dispatches to the Bengal Government under date the 24th
Our readers will learn, in another column, how the galant and pngiMay, 1820, 281h November, 1821, 9th April, 1823, and 21st January,
listic Colonel Berkeley, full of wrath against the Editor of a Challenhaust 1821."-At six o'clock the glasses were closed and delivered to the scrú- ! paper, on account of soine alleged aspersions of the Ladies who visit at tineers, who reported the question to be decided in the affirmative. For
Berkeley Castle, proceeded to the lodgings of the said Editor, borsewhip the question, 575-Against the question, 306.
in hand-how, on his arrival, the active Colonel soon began to apply the City TITAES.-At the Court of Common Counsel, on Friday. Mr: said biorsewhip to the shoulders, head, and face, of the passive EditorHurcombe brought up the report of the Tithe Committee. He said, he and how, when fatigued by these valiant exertions, he got into bis car. was happy to inform the Court that the Bishop of Chester, who was
riage and rode off like a victor at the Olympic Games !" We have not rector of Bishopsgale, had come to an agreement with his parishioners on information enough to enable us to form an opinion of the demerits of grounds which reflected great credit on bis Lordship. His tilhes
this striking affair'; but, certainly, we have little sympathy to bestow on amounted to 2,5001, per annum, of which he agrees to give up 3001. the pounded flesh and
the pounded desh and bones of a man, whose spirit could allow him to a-year, on condition that it should be paid to the euraie of the new submit to be horse whipped without offering the smaHest resistance! church about to be built. The report recommended to the Court to give | This greatly puzzles is. Of what faith Mr. Judge may be, we are quite the parishes the assistance requested by them. It was unanimously
at a loss to guess. The Christian it cannot be, for he did not willingly agreed to, and referred back to the Committee, with directions to carry
lirn his left cheek to the assailant ; neither can it be the Turkish, for he the recommendation into effect.
did anything but “ sinite the uncircumcised dog." A Bar REASON.—The Times, alluding to the excitementand newspaper
Lieutenant George Lindesay, of the Royal Navy, has lately invented a warfare, occasioned in the United States by the Presidential election machine, which lie terms a Marine Circuitor, by which means he can sagely remarks,-" It affords matter for reflection to observe, that the place our largest ships of war in any position immediately, when ships charge of corruption is brought even in the election to this the supreine are dismasted in action, or attacked by gun-boats during a calm.-- Mechaoffice of the State. Hereditary succession, in a limited monarchy, seeins Inics Register. Jess objectionable as a system ihan a periodic election, as far at least as
On Sunday the 20th ult., a battle was fought in Cacaberwell parish, regards the liability to such a charge." The latter clause is a special and the parish officers secured the two principals, the two seconds, and qualification, no doubt, and goes a good way towards rendering the obe one of the boitle-holders, the other escaped. The five men taken were servation pointless. Still the very idea of depreciating popular election,
indicted for creating a disturbance, con ricted, and sentenced to imprisonou account of the temporary ferment it excites, is characteristic of a ment, which sentence is now being carried into execution. If fights are time-server. The political agitation produced by an exercise of the elec
fought in England, they must be fouglit in a parisli, and if all parish live franchise among n people really free, far from being mischievous,
officers will be directed by that spirit which animated these gentlemen, is a wholesome stimulant, and serves 10 prevent that apathy, which
au effecual stop will be put to this debasing practice.-- T'imes. another class of objectors 10 popular government describe as die conse. Wordswortu. - Mr. Wordsworthi, in his person, is about the quence of the supremne sovereignty of ihe people. That there is nothing i middle size, with marked features, and an air somewhat stately and dangerous to public tranquility in such contesis, is proved by the exam Quixotic. He reminds one of some of Holbeit's heads, grave, saturdine, ple of the United States. We never hear of tumults or riots there at with a slight indication of sly humour, kept underby the manners of the election-time, simply because there is no disfranchised and discontented age or by the pretensions of the person. He has a peculiar sweetness in body. Each man, having an equal and (thanks to the BALLOT) an un. his senile, and great depth and manliness and a rugged harmony in the controlled electoral privilege, feels no jealousy or hatred towards histones of his voice. His manner of reading his own poetry is particularly fellow citizens whose votes are opposed to his. The struggle for a imposiny: and in his favourite passages biseye beams with preternatural favourite candidate may be fierce and noisy enoughı; but an appeal to lustre, and the meaning labours slowly ap from his swelling breast. No brute force is never dreamt of by any party. As for the charge of cor- | one who has seen him at these moments could go away with an impression ruption ju some Arnerican paper, applied to the late election, it is a mere that he was ainan of no inark or likelihood. Perhaps the comment of ebullition of a disappointed partizan, and can produce nothing but his face aud voice is necessary to convey a full idea of his poetry. His lau hier among his own readers. If the Representatives do amniss, the language may not be intelligible, but liis manner is not to be mistaken. electors huow ife remedy will be soon in their hands, at the quickly re. It is clear that he is cither mad or inspired. In company, even in a curring general election : -thul is always an ample security against vio- tele-d-léte, Mr. Wordsworth is often sileni, indolent, and reserved. It be lence, and even in a great degree against bad passions
is become verbose and oracular of late years, he was not so in his better Some of the papers say, that Mr. Hayne is positively to marry Miss days. He threw out a bold or an indifferent remark without either effort Foote" 10-morrow," while the Globe of last night aftirins that the intimacy or pretension, and relapsed into musing again. He sbone most (because has not been renewed.
he seemed most roased and animated) in reciting his own poetry, or in The publication of Harriette Wilsou's threatening Letter to Mr. Ellice, talking about it. ile sometimes gave striking views of his feelings and a very proper and spirited proceeding, has done much good. The "coin-trains of association in composing certain passages; or if oue did not mon damned" now disciuim all connexion with the mercenary creature- alivays understand bis distinctions, still there was no want of interest jier worthy publisher excepied, who seems to be the only person willing there was a latent meaning worth inquiring into, like a vein of ore that to shed his ink and bi-reputation,- both perhape of equal value --in the one cannot exacily hit upon at the moment, but of which there are sure service of this abandoned woman.--- Mr. Stockdale labours as s10110v to indications. His standard of poetry is high and severe, almost to excide forward Miss Harriette Wilson's interests as he used to do for those of the siveness. He adınits of nothing below, scarcely of anything above, nimale " Protestant Ascendancy," and doubtless from the same pure motives ! self.---The Spirits of the Age.
NEWSPAPER CHAT.. ioners might have given the matter a turn complimentary to their vener
able Pastor. It was a subject for congratulation, that woder his ministry, NAPOLEON AND'nis Son.--The boxes were brought, broken onen, and the paw.paw establishment to which the salver belonged had been bruiken some books were taken out of them, which Aly was going to give to the up, and its briglitest ornament triumphantly conveyed to the rectory. Esperor. "No," raid Napoleon, that is not whae T wave. Look into
Look into | Besides,“ to the Pure, all things are pure.'" Our ancestors did not
Besides,". the box-exanine il carefully-make baste-a package sent from Europe
scruple to make a Christian Church out of an old Hearhen Temple-even must contain something else -books are not the firsichins a lyther has of Venus; but their descendanis it seeins are nicer than even the Council to look al."- He was right: we prese wily found a picture sent to him by of
1 of Nice!-Globe and Traveller. Prince Eugene. He received it wish transports of joy, pressed it to list PROTESTAST MOB MORALITY.-When Nell Gwynn, saya Grainger. lips, and gazing upon it for some time with tears in lis eves - Dear was insulted in her coaclı at Oxford by the inob, wlio mistook her for the boy!" exclaimed he, if he does not fail a victim to some political atro-Duchess of Portxmouth (another Mistress of Charles It, but a Papist) aty.be will not be unworthy of his father!"- Last Days of Napoleon. she looked out of the window, and said with her tixual good huurour. Tax CENCI.-A very interesting (ranslation of the papers relating to
* Pray, good people, be civil, I am the Protestant
W e :" and this
her the bless of 1 the trial of the famous Cenei, has just apprared. The family of the Cenci was one of the most opulent in Rome in the seventeeth century.
her to proceed withoui furilier molestation. Ceoci, the head of the family, a man of the most violent character, FORTUNATE IRREGULARITY.--Last summer the Ruinney estate and iron detested his sous, and while ilicy were living, built tombs for them, to workx in Northamptonshire were sold by auction, but, an irregularity which he constantly expressed the bope of secing them consigned. For baving taken place in the sale, it has been decided that the property lus daughuer he entertained far osher sentiinenis. He loved her with reverls to the former owner, Benjamin llall, E-g. to whom it is how the most violent passion. She resisted his importunities for a long time: worili, in consequence of the advance in ironi, from 30 to 50,0001, more at last fearing the violence of her terrible lacher, she hired Assassins, 10 than it then sold for. datoy hin. Her trial was long prorracted; but as slie was very rich, SINGULAR ADVERTISEMEXT.-The inhabitants of Salisbury are adverthe courtiers of the reigning Pope persuaded him to send lier to the scar tising for persons of capital to establish manufactories there, they having fold. Guido, the imniortat painter, who was then at Rome, contrived 10 a very numerous populatiou unemployed." We are happy to say that paint á portrait of this lovely girl al the moment she was goin: 10 execui-their case is at present a very peculiar one. The people of Salisbury bad fion. This post touching perhaps of all paintings, is in the collection of belter transfer some of their surplus population to Macclesfield, where the Prince Barberini, at Rome. The trial of la Cenci exhibiry a striking sitk manufacture is extending with such prodigious rapidity, that 4 or picture of the ferocious inauners of the Romans of the 17th century. 1 5 000 hands are walled in that department, and 1000 houses are about to . is a fine sopplement to the Memoirs of Benvenuto Celleni. -Letters from be built. - Leeds Mercury. Paris in the London Magazine. See Mr. Shelley's fine and interesting Internal CommUNICATION.--Aslate as the year 1720, wlien the era of Tragedy founded on the above facis.
inland navigation commenced in this country, by the deepening of the VOLTAIRE AND THE PHILOSOPHICAL DICTIONARY.-If Voltaire had rivers Mersey and Irwell, the carrying trade beiween Mairehester and bren hanged or burnt in 1765, as the Chevalier de la Barre was at Abbe Liverpool was performed principally by gangs of pack-horses. The ville, the progress of good sense in France would have been retarded owners of these horses, of course, alleged that their rights would be forty or fifty years. Voltaire, Fontebelle, and Montesquieu, successfully invaded and their profiis diminished by the new navigation, though apoved the Sorbonne and the University, which were the vanguard of whether they presented petitions to Parliament, complaining of thie the despotic throne of Louis XV. That Monarch, who had considerable infringement, and praying that the proprietors might not be allowed to rense, aw the turn thint affairs were takiny, aud frequently said, for his proceed, is more than we can say; but supposing that this had been own consolation,_* The present state of things will last longer than I done, and that Parliament in its wisdom bad determined to protect the sball." He was right; be died in 1775, and the nionarchy in 1789.- vested interests of these ancient carriers from invasion; and allowing Voltaire's Philosophical Dictionary, which, by the bye, bas only just now further that the intercourse between Manchester and Liverpool bad con been translated into English, was, in 1775, ihe calechism of every body | tinued to increase fill it had altained its present magnitude of 1000 tons a in France who could read and reciic.-Londun Magazine: Art.“ Letters day, the consequence would have been, that the inhabitants of Lancashire from Paris,
i would have had to maintain upon this road alove PORTY TROUSAND SPIRIT OF ARISTOCRACY.-The following is the style in which Mr. PACK-HORSES, which would, when in marching order, have formed a Theodore Hook describes the late outrage at Harrow :-" The fact is, continuous line in close array of upwards of 80 miles.-Leeds Mercury. that some of the Clons had been insolent, and afterwards wished to save DIAMONDS.—The weight of diamonds is estimated in carals, 150 of therselves a thrasting, and so applied to Bow-street ; and there is an which are equal to one ounce troy. The average price of rough diamonds end of 11-it is what their betlers have done before them."-When the is about 21. per carat. According to this scale, a wronght diamond, 3 trader recollects that tbe circunstance alluded to was the refusal of a curais, is worth 721., and one of 100 carats, 80,0001,-The largest diamond blacksmilk to betray his son lo the brutal violence of these spoilod boys, he probably ever leard of, is one mentioned by Tavernier, who saw it in may judge of the kind of tyranny which this writer would wish to esta-ile possession of the Great Mogul. It was about as big as a ben's egg, bibover the lower classes, and of the bage Aailery which he thus admi- and weighed 900 carats in the rough. The largest diamond ever brought isters to the upper, for the purpose of selling the Smutty Gazette. to Europe is one now in the possession of the sovereign of Russia. It
ACTHOR OF WATERLEY.--Ar the annual dinner of the Celtic Society, weighs 195 carais, and was long einployed as the eye of a brominicalidol. Sr Walter Scott saxlained the honours of the Chair in the most fascinni. A French soldier divcovered the value of the gem, and changed his itg manner. Ainon the lalest of the toasts, was a health to the Author religion, worshipping at the altar of ihe god, that lie mighi deprive lim of of Waverley, firoposed by Mr. Horter. I cannot say," were the words bis splendid eye.' Ailength le succeeded in substituing a piece of glass of the distinguislied Baronet's remark,“ that I am particularly acquaimied for the diainond, and again became a good Christian After passing with the gentleman ; but he is very strongly recommended to us ; and, through several hands, ibe Einpress Callierine at length fixed it in the if you please, I shall give the time to his honours.". Right loudly were possession of the Russian croway, giving for it 90,0001. and a perpetual the honours rung; atid thus Sir Walter Scott may be said to have con-annuity of 10001. It is cut in the rose form, and is the size of a niveon's lored his public honours on the Author of Waverley.-Edinburgh Times. gg.-One of tlle most beautiful is the Pitt diamond, which is a brilliant,
Tec PROFANE VESSEL!-A Morning Paper has given a rallier cir- and weighis rathes. more ihan 136 carats. It was brought from India by cumstantial account of the offering of an unlucky silver waiter, that had a gentleman of the name of Pirt, and purchased by the Duke of Orleans. been a piece of place in a house not of the best character, to the Rev, who placed it in the crown of France, where it still reinains. The celes Archdeacon Poliy, hy his parishioners of St. Martin's-in-ile-Field's, The braled Pigot diainond is now in the possession of Messrs. Rundell and water was not made new toorder ; it was agreed between the silversiniih Bridges.-Chemist. and the gentlemen who were comiissioned to make the purchase, that HOME-BAKED BREAD.--" To Tue EDITOR OF THE LANCET.-Sir, I
they should have the plate secoud-liand," by which means they would was much gratified by reading soine observations in a late Number, on · get something inore handsome for their money. A superb salver was ac the lin wholesome qunlities of baker's bread, accompanied with a recon
cordingly chosen, inscribed, green-bagged, and carried up in a coach, by mendation to adopi home-baked bread. I have long experienced in my i regulation ; and it was ther, after an address, and a formal presentation, family, as well as in iny practice, the deleterious effects of bakers' bread,
that the offering was declined. “Some d-d good-laluired anonymous and conseqnenly have baked at home. In cases of indigestion, it is not friend" had enclosed to the Archdeacon au extract from a sale cataloglie, a very easy thing, airlinugh most desirable, lo excite the regular, periscontamin, a character froin iin last place of the very waiter in question. I taltic action of the bowels by diet, and consequently purgative inedicine Te Arihdeacon recognized it at a glance (from the description, we is continually resorted to for this purpose. The continual use of purgatives
an) and would nol labe it into his service; it was relucianıly rebarged, is objectionable ; but low is it to be obviated ? By home-baked bread ! Let and carried back to the silversmisli, who readily enough confessed where the best aud cleanest weat be ground by an honest miller without being Io hoc it from, but lie had never dreaint of, and could not enter into the dressed at all - no bran is to be taken from it-made into bread, and weli kruple of ine churchman. neither could be give anything for the article baked. The first week any one tries this, who has been requiring un retoro but its price as old silver, for it was inscribed to order, with a medicine daily, he will find such benefit ibat he will not be inclined taliser unple and affectionate address to the Archdeacon. And there the readily to part with it. If inade from the best wheat, the bread is not so maller resis.-Tlie scene between Dr. Potis and the parisliioners must brown as may be supposed. llousehold bread, wlien made of fine tlour, bare been, however, highly comic. Conceive the Venerable the Arch- in, in some cases of indigestion, 100 astringent. If it be considered by any dacon with the catalogue in the pocket till the obnoxious salver was that the bran can have a peruicious effect on the stomach and bowels, I Autorsed, hearing all the parochial dummery, perusing the inscription and should be happy to be informed of the reasons of their opinion. remain,
tha gently drawing out the catalogue from his pocket, and idenifying it Bir, your well wisher, J. L. FENNER, Meinber of the R, C. Surgeons.-I by its marks as the spoil of the ungodly! We think, however, the parish. | Adbotsbury, Marck 8, 1893."
SPANISI REVOLUTION.-Napoleon had heard a few days before the the operation itself was not a dangerous one, but the after treatment had details of the Spanish Revolution. Thateveut did not appear to surprise caused a inorlification." him much: he had foreseen it, and merely said to us, " Ferdinand is a Mr. Justice BAYLEY here observed,It is right that the public should man incapable of governing hinself, and, à fortiori, the Peninsula. With know that this practice is not legal with respect to children, and that thet respect to the Constitution of the Cortes, it is in opposition with the should understand that this indictment goes off only because it is not prodogmas of the Holy Alliance; it strikes at the foundation of the prejudices perly framed as to the description of the meaos of death.The Jury then and interests of devotees, and cannot therefore last long. Those who acquitted the prisoner He was dressed in a dark frock coat, made like have promulgated it have neither the strength nor the means necessary a bunting coat, with steel buttons. Unlike one of the witnesses, he was to mainiain ii."-Last Days of Napoleon.
, smoothly shared; he exhibited a pair of large and well-nurtured whiskers, SCOTCH CHURCH-“ No Popery."-On Sunday morning last was and a countenance that betrayed no symptoni of his denying bimself the reproduced here the ancient dramatic monologue of " No Popery." | good things of this world. He apprared about 34 years of age. When Mr. Edward Irving acted on this occasion with more than his usual he was leaving the dock, Mr. Justice BAYLEY said to hiin, If my advice ferocity of manner and ardour of gesticulation. Kuox in his honest days has any weight with you, I would recommend you to abstain from that of persecution was a piling whimperer to Edward Irving, and Cobbeti's practice in future, at least with regard to children. The prisoner looked Book of the Roman Catholic Church is milk and water to the rancour of a good deal flushed when he received this advice, but he said nothing; his style, and the biglı colouring of his details. Gathering froin every and left the dock apparently without any intention of acting upon it. idle and aggravated source the abuses and practices which for three Richard Reed was charged with killing Ellen Dickinson, at Chorler. centuries have been “ dead and buried,” he concentrato iheir essence | He was a farmer, aird amongst his cows le kept dae which was natori. and showered it forth with unmitigated force. Even his warmest ad. ously mischievous. He had freqnent occasion to know that it was dao. mirers, as they separated into groups after his perforinance, slirunk ingerous for any person to go near it; several persons had been hurt by it, horror from the feast on which the disordered imagination of their and ile woman in question was passing through the field where it happreacher had been feeding them. " Why charge on the Catholics of the pened to bei it followed bier out on the road, and mangled her in so present day the sins of their fathers ?" said the more moderate among dreadfui a manner, that sloe died in a few days after.--Mr. Justice Bay. them :" Shame on bim" said others, whose indignation liad been some- Ley told the Jury, that if a dan kept an animal which he knew to be mali. what roused by his coarse and indecent ridicule. It is really curious that ciousls inclined, and did not take measures to prevent it from injuring at a time when Protestants and Catho
other persons, lie was responsible for the consequences.-Guilty. of mutual oblivion and cordial union, the ministers of religion should be the only persons for the fire of dissenlion.-Globe and Traveller.
MARCH 16.-SEDUCTION -SCTCliffs r. TAYLOR - This was an acciou for damages, brought by a Mother for the seduction of her daughter,
the child of a reputable farmer at Burnley, aged 22. The Defendant was LAW.
a clogger and a cordwainer, about 23 years of age. He had propnsed 10
marry the young woman, but after having seduced her, and she liad breu • LENT ASSIZES.
delivered of a child, he refused to be married - After the ATTORNETLANCASTER --Scottn MARRIAGES - A case of ejectment of considerable
Gerbaar. həd addresard the Jury for the Plaintiff, aod witnesses had importance was tried on Saturday. The plaintiff, an infant of tender nge,
been examined - Mr. BROUGHAM rose aud said, Well, gentlemen, what brought, by his friends, an action to obtain possession of certain properly
do you think of this farmer's daughter? You have heard my Learned in Manchester, which had belonged to his deceased father, Mr. Peter
Friend, and what he bas brought to light on die subject. His Learded Davenport Finney, and which was williheld by the defendants, Roylance
Friend had lamented the frequency of this crime, and the evil sendency and others, on the ground that lie was not the legitimate son of Mr: Fin.
of which was bad enough, God knows; but what did they think of this ney, his mother never having been legally married to bini. It was also
linle pencock, who had shown herself up in all her borrowed plomes, contended, as a ground for resisting ile claim, that lois father in lois own
and like that bird, all her merit appeared io be in her tail-(lonil langka - will had described him as an illegitimate son, and liad bequeathed him a
ler).- If this young lady were to take off her line pelisse, her veil und property of 20,0001. as such, he being fully aware that his son could not
hat, what would she appear like? what a farmer's daugbter ought to be, succred to his esiale in law. In die case of the plaintiff, his mother and
The Jary had heard that she refused to say where the af'uir lad taken several other witnesses were called to prove that a marriage had taken
place; she was asked if it did not take place in the bouse, but she neplace in Scotland some line after the parties bad cohabited, and before
Cosed to say in what part. What would the Jury think of this? where the plaintif was born. Tile mother, and Mary Wilnot the servant. I did it take place? The defendant, they had heard, was a simple clogger, deposed, that the deceased bad read the marriage ceremony from the Bonk
and possessed no estate whatever. If parents would not keep a vigilent of Common Prayer, and desired the servant to bear witness that they were
eye on their children, they inust take the consequences on themselves; fairly married. Several persons prored that subsequent to this ceremony
they were often the instruments of their seduction. As to damages, the llop futher of the plaintiff had acknowledged his mother as his wife, and
å Icast coin would be suficient for the ends of justice. that this alone, according to the law of Scotland, was sufficient eridence
The Jury found for the plaintiff-Damages, 601. of marriage. Mr. Campbell, a Writer to the Signet in Scotland, on being examined as to the law of Scotland on the subject, stated that the mere
SALISRURY - Mr. Thomas Flower, treasurer to the Melksham Turnpike expression of the consent of the partirs before witnesses was sufficient to
Trust, was charged wiita baving uttered a forged paper, purporting to be render a marriage valid, and a passage from Mr. Erskine's Institutes * to.
a receipt for money, with ioteut to defraud the Commissioners of the the same effect was read in Court. The learned Judge, in suaming up,
Trust.' The prisoner was arrested in Holland and brought to England. said he considered the validity of the marriage clearly established, and
When arraigned, he pleaded “ guilty," and notwithstanding he was that the impression upon the mind of the deceased, that his son was no!
advised to take his trial, he persisted in so pleading. The learard Judge
and, which sentenced the prisoner to seven years'ıransportation for the charge lo legitimately born, could not set aside the received law of Scotland, which r.cognized bis legitimacy. The Jury without hesitation found their ver. | which he had pleaded guilty. The assizes concluded on Wednesday dict for the plaintiff'.
evening. All the prisoners on whom sentence of Death had been passed,
were reprieved. (During the proceedings, Judge Park said, " i verer The passage read impoted « that the consent of parties was essential in my life have been in such a Court as this: there is nothing but atornies to marriage in Scotland; that sucli consent might be either express or
land ; that sucht consent might be either express or passing and repassing all the day, whatever may be the business of the tacit; that the ceremony might be repenied by a clergyman, but neither
moment. I desire ibat it may be discontinued in future."] was it essential that it should be repeated by a clergyman, or repeated at all; that the consent of the parties given before a civil magistrate, or wit. Stafford, MARCH 14.-Libel.-Mr. Ampblett, the proprietor of the nesses, was sufficient; that it miglic be expressed in a written document; Staffordshire Pottery Guzette, was indicted for a libel on Messrs. Ridgway. that the subsequent acknowledgment of the parties themselves was Mr. CAMPBELL stated, that Mr. A was a journalist of considerable ex. sufficient, if not jocularly made; and that marriage was to be presunied perience. From the commencement of his career at Stafford he bad edited from cohabitation where the parties were reputed to be man and wile." several newspapers, among which were The Rifleman, The Dissenter, and
MARCH 14.--DEATH CAUSED BY FANÁTICISM.--Henry Lee was charged The Birmingham Argus--papers of very different politics from that wbich with killiug Daniel Grimshaw, a child of 15 days old -appears that a he now conducted, wbich was an Vitra Tory and Ulira Church journal ! sect, called the Johannabiles, disciples of the late old dropsical Johanna | The Messrs. Ridgway had the misfortune to fall under his displeasure. Southcote, has lately increased, particularly in the neigl hourhood of Asli. A newspaper of different sentiments, called The Pottery Mercury, had too-under-Line. The children belonging to that sect were circumcised on been recenily started, and he thought fit to consider thein as concerned in the eighth day after birth. During the ceremony, music was performed that journal. For this surmise there was not the least foundation. On in a garret, wliich they called a chapel, where the pions cuiring took Saturday, July 10,' the publication appeared in The Pottery Gazette ou place. The child, whose deall formed the subject of this enquiry, was which the prosecution was fuunded. The Learned Counsel then read the circumcised by the prisoner:- When the incision was made, a cobweb article. It charged some persons, as connected with the rival newspaper was applied to it to stop the blood, and over this was placed a linen rag: under the name of “the Radical Saints of Shelton," with unfair dealing ; The child was born on the 9th of September; it was circumcised on the and alleged that they were guilty of dt frauding the revenue in sending 16tli, and it died on the 23d, from a mortification in the wounded part.- out an instamped half sleet for 3d. containing Thartell's trial, and that if Witnesses were examined, and among them the father of the sacrificed information had been filed, they would have ruined « belter men than child, who said that he himself had been circumcised, and that a cobweb Thomas Allbutt, the printer." It charged “the Saints" with illegally had also been applied to hiin! He believed in the Scriptures (the poor withholding their owo wames from the Stamp-otlice, and putting forward a creature added); and as the rite of circumcision was a covenant formed by / mere man of straw to bear the consequences of their publications. In God with Abraham, he deemed il a proper one ! -A Surgeon stated, thai conclusion, it denounced the objects of its attack as bypocrites, " ready to