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should be laid before the House without delay, and that they time they must be conscious that they are never so prudent as when they 612 not be obliged to wait another year. It was fat more important to åre silent (Much cheering.) Let us see how this pure Commission is
in the evidence offered to the Commissioners, than to possess their constituted. At the trend stands the Lord Chancellor himself. Next pinion, on the subject in question, as it might enable them to discover stands his old, tried, right.honded friend, Lord Redesdale. Next comes 040 remedy for the evils complained of, which were daily increasing the Vice-Chancellor, an officer of bis own court. And who does the The instem of the Court of Chancery should be changea, and the roles House suppose stands next? A Learned Lord, who has been just raised of common law and common sense adopted, by taking oral attead of doto the peerage ; and host assuredly a person more qualifted for the im, cumeatary testimony, which would go far to shorten the proceedings of partial discharge of such an office can hardly be imagined. (A laugh.) the Court, and prevent dishonest persons from benefiting by the heart. To the Lord Chancellor be owes all his fortunes ; from being a practising breaking course of litigation now so commonly pursued. If there was too Barrister at Exeter; he comes up to London, and in three weeks after he much business for one Judge, ia God's name, let more be appointed, and is made Solicitor-General. He obtained all his reputation upon tick; let justice be dope to the numerous suitors! (Hear, hear!) 'The manner, (a laugh,) and since that he has shown nothing whatever to justify those too, in whicb bankruptcy cases were now treated, was the cause of great expectations ord which his eleration was founded ; an ascent upwards, I dishonesty. But then there was considerable influence attached to the will venture to say, exceeded by none except by those who go up in system. The 70 places were in the gift of the Lord Chancellor and they balloons: (Roars of laughter.) That Noble Lord has however tasted, were generally bestowed upon young barristers to begin with; for no one not the Rojal; but the Chancelláriau bounty: Arsty he was promoted to could say that those who fled them were selected on account of their abili. the Chief Justiceship of the Common Pleas; next, by, a kind of legerties. (Wear, hear!) If there were only seven or only two Courts, attendea demain, he was transformed into a Master of ibè Rolls, la laugh) the most
persons who would give themselves up wholly, to the business, that lucrative and least troublesome of the law appointments, and that the business would be better done, and justice would be more speedily adini. lurking zeal for his advancement might be fully gratified, he is subienistered, than it was at present by this multitude of assistants.
quently made a Peer of: the realm, a Vice-Chancellor, and Deputy Mr. HURST was of opinion that delays in Chancery were most oppres. Speaker in the House of Lords, and Head Journeyman to the Lord sire. In a suit in which he was engaged, and which he eventually suc Chancellor. (Great langhing-) We may therefore easily conjecture ceeded in gaining, he was obliged to pay 81. 173. 6d. for every 101. he with what severity that Noble Lord would be dis posed to scrutinize the recovered. (Hear
conduct of the Lord Chancellor? He must, no doubt, entertain the sentiMr. W. SMITH perfectly well remembered, when his father Tat on his ment which Walpole calls gratitude, and a lively sense of favours yet to death-bed, that the old gentleman called, him and said, “ I am happy to come ;, and indeed he has been mentioned to enjoy to such an extent the inform you that the Chancery suit in which we have been so long in- special favour of the Noble Lord who at present holds the seals, that it is volved is at length terminated by the death of our opponent; this Chan whispered that he means to demise bim the Great Seal (a laugh) for the cery soit, be it observed, said Mr. Smith, having then lasted no less than term of his natural life, for that is now the condition on which the office 32 years. (Hear)
is accepted; Lord Eldon has beld it for 25 years, he pow means to Mn PBBL hoped that the Hon. Baronet would withdraw his motion. bequeath it to Lord Gifford. (Cheers.) What signifies it therefore Ere long, be trusted a report wonia be made which would give to indivi- whether the Chancellor is in attendance on the Commission Lord duals all the information they required. If the Hon. Baronet renewed his Gifford is at his post; Lord Redesdale is not wanting ; tbe Solicitormotion very early in the next Session, be certainly would not oppose it. General is sure to attends Mr. Cox, the Master, and others who may be Ho bad no desire to perpetuate abuses of any kind.
Masters, will not fail in their attendance, for we find that Commissioners Mr. DENMAN Observed, that those who supported the motion knew that do not go out of the road of preferment; and though they may for a while the evils of the system were notorious, and they wished, independent of Singer in the Valley of the Shadow of Enquiry, they will inevitably enjoy that notoriety to bare formal evidence of the fact before them with the delights of a bappy resurrection, and the Noble Lord, the great disaut waiting for a report. The Commissioners bad, sat for 70 days, penser of official bounties, will be their staff and comforter, still to bear and had examjued 45 persons. They must bare elicited much information, I them up against whatever public obloquy they may have to encounter. which it was desirable the House should be possessed of. In the begiós (Great applause.) Let me, says the Lord Chancellor, name my judges. ning of last Michaelmas Term, 45 cadrës were set down in ihe paper to This remiods me of a circumstance which once occurred at the as. be heard in the term, gud on the last day of the term they still remained sizes. There was a case: called on at Westmoreland Thompson v. on the paper.. (Hear. Not one of those cases, was touched; and every Jackson. In the calling over of the Jury, the pape of Johu Thompson one of the parties connected with each cause had lo pay one poupà for was cried out. John Thompson entered the box and was sworn. " Are being set down, exclusive of incidental expenses. If there were ten parasou any relation to the plaintiff?" said the Judge. “ Why, please your ties plaintiis, and twenty parties defendants, each of them had to pay Worship,” says, the man, “I is the plaintiff.” (A laugh) So in the twenty shillings for the privilege of not being heard! The Lord Chan present case, the inquiry affects the conduct of the Lord Chancellor; and cellor had been for 25 years a constant witness of all the evils arising from when the name of Joho Lord Eldon is called over amongst the Commis. the system, and it was not a little surprising that he had made no aitempt signers, should he be asked whether be is any relation to the Lord Chanto remedy those defects, On the contrary, he opposed with all his power cellor? bis apiger must be, “Why I is the Chancellor.". The poor man overy effort made to remoje ihose evils..
was actually sworn well and truly to try the issue before him, so help him Ms. W. COURTENAY defended the appointment of the Chancellor as head God; but that would not satisfy the Judge.: Here, however, the Lord of the Commission, on the ground ibat his experience would afford Kreat Chancellor is not upon his oath, and he is surrounded by men more wicked assistance in the inquiry.
than himself (A laugh), and this is what my Learned Friend (Dr. Lush. Dr. LUSHINGTON (one of the Commissioners) was anxions that the evi.ington) calls a scrupulous inquiry. Oh! then they would leave no stone dance should be produced, as it wight prove that the Commission bad unturned to come to the Leuthmthere is nothing so bad as an impartial discharged their duty with faith inlness and impartiality. The conduct of Jury if you bare not a good cause; but let po man hereafter talk of chalthe Lord Chancellor in the inquiry bad been consistent and honourable, lenges to Juries. Let the Lord Chancellor's golden rule be their future
Mr. ABERCROMBY Supported the motion. He said, the most reasonable guide. He wonld do speedy work with justice Let the defendant and well-founded of the complainis were against Lord Eldon himseli, namo all his judges bøt opes as in the present case, and be is as sacred a and the manner in which he administered justice. The gravamen of ihe defendant as ever Jired. (Hear, hear)) Now there are certain delicate numerous petitions was the inconvenience which suitors experienced in points in the Chancellor's case which it seems are never to be touched on. consequence of the practice of putting causes day after day in Lord Eldon's A question was administered to a most respectable witness touching the paper, parporting lo contain the business of each day, and which causes time which usually elapsed between the commencement of a suit and the did not come on. (Hear, hear :). They were postponed over and over period when the Chascellør might be tempted to give judgment; but the again, and each postponement was attended with a very considerable ex. moment it was put the witness was ordered to withdraw. I very well pense; and even when causes had been decided, the judgment was de remember the time when a man must lay his account to be charged with layed sometimes for weeks, sometimes for months, sometimes for years. disaffection and all kinds of jacobinism, if be dared even lo insinuate (Hear, hear!). These were among the heaviest complaints made against that the law was defective, and our system of equity susceptible of imEora Eldod, and he asked whether the Commissioners båd examined into provement. He was immediately met with Oh! for God's sake, don't them? .
. . . . . : !! w talk about systems, they are the corner-stones of our natiopal prosperity, Mr. BROUGHAM commented with Infinite force upon the composition of the sheet-aocbor of our hopes, the ground work, the pillar, the bulwark the commission. When I look The saia) all its component parts when of our laws, religion, and constitgtion,.. Defend all our systems-by all I recollect the infirmities of human nature when I remember that there means defend them, whether it be out parliamentary system with our is such a thing as gratitude for past favours, and hopes for ihe future and rottes borovgbs-(Cheers), our ecclesiastical system with exorbitant when I reflect bow easily all those canses may aperate upon a man's mind, itbes, or our judicial system with special juries and translations of unknown to himself, I am disposed to regard the discharge of socb a dyty Judges. Be it the profigacy of the one, the hypocrisy of the other, and as in the highest degree dificule. -Bereaved of the Assistance of my the subserviency of the third, still defend them; for, depend upon it, Hon. and Learned Friend" (Mr. Williams) who was carefully excluded, they are right," (Great applause.) Now, we blame not the men, but because he was most competent to inquire déprised of the valuable aid the system ; whereas, formerly, it was, Oh! blame the men by all of tay Hon. Friend, Mi. M. A: Taylor (a laugh from the Ministerial means, but we conjure you to spare the system, that monument of the bencher:) I should like to see those men who sneer when I deliver my
wisdom of our ancestors. The precious relics of the olden-time-men may conscientious opinion as to the abilities of my Learned FriendsLdo see, be falible the system canupt." (Cheers.) I have known men who were Sir, some Members over the way, who have just capacity enough to count prosecutedaye, and to conviction too, for having attacked the system; ten upon their angers.--Much laughing.) I see persons of that descrip- and yet no man proclaims to us more loudly than the Right Hon. Gentle tion who presume to spor men who affect to ridicule, whilst at the range man (Mr. Poel) that the system is defective from top to bottom. (Hear,
kear. I and it hard to account for this now, upon any other grounds Hume contended for a more equitable division of prize-money. If there than that it suits a purpose to abuse the system and screen the man; and were better pay, and if the men were taken for a limited number of years, consequently we hear, night after night, the system blackened much be. then to be allowed pensions, volunteere, as in the army, might be obtained; yond its deservings. The great question which the Commissioners have and by such means the 'navy would be manned in a way more satisfactory to decide is, whether the fault of the delays in the Court of Chancery lies to the feelings of the officers and to the character of the coqatry. 'Sailors, in the Man or in the Court. It is impossible that they can determine that owing to the hardships to which they were exposed, generally suffered question unless they have examined cause papers. I ask if they have had under a premature old age, and pensions should be granted to them prothose cause papers, showing how many fees have been paid in consequence portionate to their length of service. If a pension of 71 or 101, a year of the delays which have taken place day after day, when judgment has were granted to a man after he had served eight or ten years, it would be been deferred, although that judgment has been ripe? No. I will lay received by the navy as a boon of great importance. (Symptoms of impàmy life that not one of those papers has been found within the four cor- tience perraded the House, and rendered the Hon. Member's speech in ners of the room in which the Commissioners have seventy times assem many parts inaudible.)-He perceived that the House received these bled. It is for Parliament to supply the deficiences of the Commission. matters with mucb indifference; he was sorry for it; but the Housc. did Unless this be done the whole of the proceeding will be a mockery of not know the constant hardships to which a sailor was exposed. As a justice, even more shameful than that which I have always hitherto con recompense for those hardships, the House ought to give them pensions sidered as the greatest ever palmed on the world. After naming a Com- proportioned to their length of service, and to alter the present distribution mission at the discretion of the person whose conduet was to be inquired of prize-money. If such alterations were introduced into the naval serintomit will be too much if we permit a glaring deficiency of evidence in rice, let war come when it might, they would have as many seamen iu an inquiry so vitally interesting to the country. To the motion of my they wished to man their feet without impressment; but as an emergency Hon. Friend, the Member for Westminster, no answer wbatever has been might arise, he would have a register kept of all the seamen in the coupe made. That motion has my hearty support. If it be acceded to, it will try, and with this additional proviso, that every man al sea sbould be correct all the evil of which we complain; if it be frustrated by a Minis. liable to serve for five years in his Majesty's navy, just as every mad on terial majority, it will be frustrated at a moment when I am sure the whole shore was liable to serve in the army for the same time. The Hon. Mempeople of England are in its favour. (Hear, hear!)
ber, after some further observations, moved, that "leave be given to Dr. LUSHINGTON explained. Undoubtedly the point to whicb bis bring in a bill to amend the 22d of Geo. II. and to make a provision for Learned Friend principally adverted had not yet been considered in the the encouragement of seamen, and for the more effectual manning of his Commission. There was no wish to conceal that fact. The reason was, | Majesty's nary." that it was necessary to follow up the investigation in the order of the Sir 6. COCKBURN said that he had never inflicted punishments without instructions to the Commission, commencing with an enquiry into the due deliberation, and he denied that the seamen were ill used or inade. practice of the Court of Chancery; and then seeing if, on any public quately paid. Corporal punishment and impressment were discouraged ground, the conduct of the Lord Chancellor could be justly made a sub. by the Admiralty ; but the power of inflicting punishment could not be ject of separate consideration. The enquiry was not closed, and when surrendered up without striking at the root of the discipline of the King's that part of the question came to be investigated, no cause papers neces. service ; and the public service could not always be provided for without sary for its illustration should be wanting.
tbe power of impressment. Mr. TINDAL claimed, for the Commissioners, the credit of an honest,
| Sir I. Corrin asserted, that Mr. Hume's motion was mischierous, and a
Sir I. Corrin asserted, that Mr. faithful, careful enquiry into the merits of the case. They had gone on | slur on the character of the Officers of the nary. gradually, but surely; and they were still going on.
Mr. ROBERTSON declared his conviction, founded upon experience, that Mr. CANNING said, the Honourable and Learned Member for Win the discipline of the navy could be maintained without the infliction of chelsea seemed to imagine that the Commission had been instituted as a degrading corporal punishment. criminal enquiry into the conduct of the Chancellor ; whereas, certainly
| Sir J. YORKB said, he was glad the practice was on the decline in the no one had ever voted for it with any such view. It was the peculiar ob- nary, there were the five-dozen men, as there had been the five-bottle ject of the Commission to inform the House whether it was the man or the men. (A laugh.) His firm persuasion, however, was, that the existing system that deserved to be reprobated. The Learned Member set out by discipline, or at least the reserved power of inflicting it, could not be assuming that the fault was in the individual, and actually complained of abrogated. the Commissioners, because they had not proceeded directly in further.
Sir F. BURDETT contended, that his Hon. Friend' near him merely ance of his theory. Now, from all that had been stated by the Members proposed to do that which had been the declared opinion of many able of the Commission themselves, it was clear that they shrunk from no in. men; the alterations suggested had been over and over again recom-' vestigation. The course of their enquiry had been described, por could
mended by Commanders and other experienced persons ; nor had one it be doubted that the error of the Court of Chancery, whatever it was, single statement of bis Hoo. Friend received tbe sligbtest answer. His would be brought before the House. For wbatever purpose the Com
Hon. Friend very properly contended that there was no necessity to mission had been intended, one thing was very clear that to agree to the engage force on the side of Government to man the ficets, if they would only vote proposed was to put an end to its existence, or at least its efficacy, proceed by the known motives of human nature. As to the pary having eptirely. After the 70 days which the Commissioner had sat, if this a portion of wretches among them whose conduct could not be sabdaed vote were carried, it could not sit eren a 71st day with any prospect of witbout the roughest discipline, the answer was plainthey ooght not to advantage to the country. In answer to the call for the evidence, the let such persons into the pary. For what was the effect of it but to House had a pledge from Members of the Commission itself. Certainly, degrade and subject the honest, gallant men of our fleets to the brutalizif the Report was not forthcoming at the time when it was promised, he ing condition of discharged felons God forbid that he should have ang (Mr. Canning) did not know that, as an honest man, he could then resist other view than that of giving equat advantages to the officers : the the adoption of some other measures. The advanced and raluable labours country could not find means to reward them in a way equal to their of the Commissioners he was not disposed lightly to throw away; nor,
actions. He would have their age provided with wbatever was befitting placing, as he did, the big best confidence in their integrity and real, I to their comfort, and they should pass the remainder of their lives, after would be be party to a vote which was to consigo their characters to bleeding for their country, in honour and happiness. The country was infamy. The House then divided, when the numbers were-For the
able to do all this, and provide men, also, without liaving recogrse to that motion, 73; against it, 154; majority, 81.
home slave-trade-the impressment far worse, in his mind, than" the · The Duchess of Kent's annuity bill was read a third time and passed.
African slave-trade, and, as his Hon. Friend was prepared to prove, more .. - NEWSPAPERS.
costly to the country in real pounds, shillings, and pepce, than would be The report of the Newspapers' Postage Bill was brought up. It was
the fair compensation and bounties, which would be necessary to render agreed that two-pence should be paid upon all votes of the House of
the service a desirable object. The motion would do good whether Commons and newspapers sent from Great Britain or Ireland to the Colo. I granted or not. His Hon. Friend had laid his plan before the House, nies, and three-peace upon all newspapers from the Colonies home.
and the effect of all such motions was to diminish the evils.
Sir G. CLBRK and Sir T. OMMANBY opposed the motion.
Mr. SYKES bad lived many years in a seaport, which had given bim • · Mr. Hums brought forward his promised motion on this subject by :
correct knowledge of the horrors to which'impressment gave rise. Pere, various excellent observations, his object, he said, being to introduce a juries were multiplied, to exempt individuals from the hardships of the Bill to prevent impressment, except under very urgent circumstances, service. It was a system, taken together with floggiog, altogether loatha practice which, he coutended, iras equally cruel, unconstitutional, and some, brutalizing, cruel, and impolitic. impolitic.' He argued against the degrading system of corporal punish | The House divided --Against the motion, 45-For it, 23-Majority, 22. ment, and maintained that at least the navy should be placed in this
CHARTER SCHOOLS OF IRELAND. is respect on the same footing as the army, in which no man could be fog. Sir J. NAWPORT commented on the gross abuses that disgraced the ged without the sentence of a Court-martial. In some ships, he said, management of the Irish Charter Schools, which called loudly for remedy. there was not a single man flogged for six or eight months, while in others Mr. Lee, one of the Commissioners appointed to examine joto the subject, punishments were daily inflicted. There ought, he contended, to be a law had reported upon the marked superiority observable in the half-naked preventing undue punishments, and the infiction of them till the moment children of the peasantry, over the children brought up at these schools ; of irritation had subsided-at least 24 hours after the offence. On board and mentioned the cruel enormities practiced by the masters, whe, in the Howe, a man had receired four dozen lashes, because his guo had inany cases, seizing the children by the throat, half strangling them, and missed fire; and a veteran scaman bad received as many more, because he at the same time administering serere flogging with a cane, employed had remarked upon the cruelty of this papishment! In another ship, almost them on Sundays in preparing specimens of peomanship to be laid before every one of the crew had beed logged in the course of one year :-Mr. I the visiting Committee of 15, because on week daya they compelled them
to work for themselves (the Masters) - As to the system of education, such was tbeir crooked babit, they could not take a straight forward some of the boys were found to be igaorapt whether the word “ Europe course, even when nothing stood in their way. Had tbey' only renewed implied, a man, a place, or a thing." (A langh.) Not only were the the application in its former shape, with the simple statement, that bis objects of these charities perverted; but the Secretary prevented all Royal Highness, after ten years absence, was desirous of returning to complaints from reaching the Committee, by, refusing to present memorials England with his family, in the only way that, honourably he could return, from complainants. There was an uoderstanding, indeed, between the viz. by being placed upon the same footing with the other branches of the registrar and tbe masters of these schools, who constantly made him pre Crown, the present objections would not have existed ; but in place of a sents, and adranced monies without interest. Sir J. N. concluded by grant of 6000l. to the only party wishing it, they called upon Parliament moving, “That a homble address be presented to his Majesty, express for double the amount, for reasons false in themselves, or which, if true, sive of the deep sense of regret and indignation with which this House were revolting to the feelings of the people, and humiliating to all parties, bas perused the details of the unwarrantable cruelties practised on the incloding that personage whose splendid income from the Country trad children in the several charter schools of Ireland, as contained in the hitherto saved that application to Parliament which the Chancellor of the reports of the Commissioners of education; and praying that his Majesty | Exchequer, the guardian of the Public Purse, now deemed necessary. will be graciously pleased to direct his law officers to institute criminal | The gallant Member proceeded to defend the character of the Duke prosecutions against the abettors of those dreadful outrages, as far as they of Cumberland, whom, he said, had been grossly calumniated. Tliat may be amenable to the laws for the same." (Hear, hear.).
he was a Tory, was to be attributed to his being born aud educa. • A .conversation took place. Mr. PBBL said he had no wish to screen cated at Court, and having a Bishop for 'bis tutor; and like offenders, but was anxious that they should have a fair trial, and not be all other Turies, whatever they might pretend, he was an enemy prejudged. He hoped the Hon. Baronet would leave out those words to civil and religious liberty. : But in private life bis Royal Highness was which assumed the guilt of the parties. If he did not, he should be a manly, open, honourable character; a kind and affectionåle husband; obliged to oppose it on'a principle of justice.
further, he was neither a spendihrift nor a gambler,'bot from the liberality . Sir J. NEWPORT then altered bis resolution in the manner suggested by of his nature had been led into difficulties. His unpopularity had been the Secretary for the Home Department.
wrongly ascribed to his marriage;. the real ground had been stated by · The resolution thus altered was then put, and agreed to without a an Hon. Member, viz.his zeal in the service of those wbo, by their division. . ;.' ' .
“No Popery" cry, had turned out their opponents. But the crimne brought .'" THE DUKE OF CUMBERLAND'S ANNUITY BILL
its own punishment, in the resentment of the persons offended, and the The bringing up the report was strongly opposed by Mr. BROUGHAM | desertion of bis own party, especially that individual who had inade a tool of and Mr. WARRE, the latter of whom mored that it be brought up this day him, as he had since made of another, and who, for that last act, deserved six months. --This motion' was negatived by 106 to 60. .
impeachmant as much as any Minister yet brought to the scaffold... WAREHOUSED AND CANADA CORN.
The CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUBR protested, that the sole object of • Mr. HUSK ISSON obtained leave to bring in bills to give effect to the Ministers in recommending this grant, was the proper education of the alteration which bad been agreed to in the laws with respect to Canada young Prioce. corn, and to give an opportunity for bringing into the market a quantity Mr. TIBRNBY said, his Majesty's Message omitted a very important par. of corn wbicb bad been rotting for the last 14 years in the warehouses. ticular, 'namely, that the young Princess for whom a provision was now ...' BUCKINGHAM HOUSE. ..
made, had lost her father; which was a sufficient reason for the grant. 'The CHANCELLOR of the ExCHEQUER observed, that Carlton Palace was But the vote to the Duke of Cumberland was quite another affair. Tbey at the present in a very dilapidated state. It was so far unsafe to inhabit were called upon to admit, that the child of a younger branch of the Royal. ií, that, whenever a large assembly was held in the upper ronins, it became
Family, four degrees from the Crown, was entitled to apply 10 Parlia. necessary to prop up the lower ones. Under such circumstances it was ment for a provision, and that provision 6,0001. a year. There was no conceived that it might be more convenient to abandon Carlton House enprecedent for such an application. 'No Parliamentary provision was made tirely, and make Buckingham Palace the Royal residence. By this ar for the Duke of Sussex until he was 29; for the Duke of Cambridge rangemept, on part of the ground which Carlton House now occupied, a until he was 28; for the Duke of Kent until he was 32;, or for the Duke new building for the Royal Academy migbe be erected, and probably it of Cumberland until he was 28. Besides, it was impossible that the child would also afford ove for the intended National Gallery. It would be easy, could need 6,0001. a year. On cooler consideration, he (Mr. Tiervey) upop other portions of this scite, to, erect a series of handsome dwelling doubted the advantage of bringing the child to England. It was cruel to houses, the ralue of which would come considerable portion of the ex. tear a'child from its parents and for what purpose ? , “ We all recollect," pense to be incurred; but as this must be a matter for profit hereafter, |' continued the Right Hon. Gentleman, “ that bis late Majesty, whose me and money was wanted immediately for the repair and fitment of the new, mory we cherish with so much affection and veneration, so far from think. residence, it would be requisite for Parliament to take measures with reing it necessary to bring his sons from Germany, actually sent his sons spect to that supply. It was intended to cover the whole of Carlton House to Gerinany (a laugh). And why, on the principle laid down, did they gardens with buildings; and be believed the plan proposed for the in. not go on? Why did they not take bis child from the Duke of Cambridge, tended alterations at Buckingham House would give general satisfaction. and educate him? But it was clearly only a pretext for the grant., He tben moved the following resolution/" That it was expedient to Mr. CANNING contended, that on the one hand it would be quite opauthorize part of the landed revenues of the Crown to be disposed of, for tional for the Duke to come to England, while on the other, if he did the repairs and alteration of Backing bam Palace."
not cone, Ministers were bound to take care of the application of the 'money, Mr. ELLICB trusted that Buckingham Palace, when it was completed, to the purposes for which it was voted. Surely no Hon. Member could would be such as would do credit to the national taste, and not such a believe, that if bis Royal Highness returned to England; the necessary matter as had been erected at Brighton and other places.
increase in his expenses, including the education of his son, would be The resolution was agreed to. , ;
more than covered by 6,0001. a year. That sum might not perhaps be Friday, June 10.
expended upon the education of the young Prince during the first year or GRANT TO THE DUKE OE CUMBERLAND.
two ;. but as a greater sum would be needed when he came to be 15 or 16, On the third reading of the Duke of Cumberland's Anovity Bill,
he (Mr. Canning) considered the grant no more than a fair average for the . The Marquis of TAVISTOCK strongly objected to it upon three grounds; whole minority ; it was in fact only what was absolutely necessary. The
Right Hon. Gentleman (Mr. Tierney) spoke of want of precedent, and first, because it was more than the professed purpose required, secondly, because a grant to a child of the Royal Family at such an age would be a referred to the case of the children of his late Majesty; but that case did. most inconvenient precedent; lastly, and more than all the rest, because not apply, for those children lived under the same roof as their father, and it was demanded for obe purpose, and was going to be applied to another. were in immediate succession to the Crown. He disclaimed the dishonest (Hear.)' Although he had not the honour of a personal acquaintance with motives imputed to Ministers. hini, be had a bigla 'respect for the integrity of the Chancellor of the Ex . Mr. BROUGHAM remarked, that if such were the fact, the Royal roof was chequer, and was sincerely sorry that Right Hon. Gentleman had not of no inconsiderable extent, for some of those young Princes were at Lise come down to Parliament in his' usual straight-forward way, and ask the bon, Gibraltar, Halifax, Nova Scotia, and Canada; one was in command House at once to make an addition of 60001. to the Duke of Cumberland's of a province, and another of a garrison-and even when under the Royal income. Had (that course been manfully adopted, he, for one, should not roof, they were emancipated from the Royal controul, and connected only bare objected to the proposition ;' for he had not heard any direct charge from being the sons of one father. But the case of the late Doke of against his Royal Highness, although he feared he had forfeited the good Gloucester was in point. He was the nephew of the King. A provision opinion of the people, for which, however, he had been sofficiently pu. was made, which was not to take effect but at the demise of the Duke of wished already. He considered the present proceeding indirect and dis Gloucester, the fatber of the child. This was the precedent which ought honest; and one, of which in private life he was convinced the Rigbt to be followed in the present instance. . Tbe prescut measure went to estaHon. Gentleman would be incapable. The Noble Marquis concluded by blish the principle, that the instant a grandson or nephew of a King is complimenting, Ministers on the liberal system they had lately adopted, born, the father beiog already provided for, Parliament must provide for and expressing his astonishment, that they should risk a merited popularity such child. The Learned Gentleman proceeded to eulogize the Duke of by becoming parties to such' a' juggle as this grant."
Sussex, who bad never applied for or received Parliamentary aid, and General PALMER, having formerly voted for the increased allowance to who, notwithstanding the unhappy circumstances of his marriage, which the Duke of Cu.nberland, and considering its refusal unjust to ibat Prince limited his income to 13,0001. a-year, had reduced his debt froni 100,0001. and insulting to tbe Crown, would support the present Bill solely upon that to a sum bardly worth naming, without deducting a farthing from a ground, condemning it in all other respects. The only real enemies of single creditor, or resorting to meaos degrading .lo his rank. * The Crown were its own Ministers, who always contrived to bring it into! On a division, the third reading was carried by 170 to 121. Two discredit. They either did not dare to tell the Crowa the truth, or else, I amendments proposed by Mr. BROUGHAM,ne, to rest the 60001, 8-year
Majesty instead of the Duke, the other to reduce the sum to 30001. | NEWSPAPERS TO THE COLÖNÍBS, Mr. Hume obtained, the other eventnegatived without a division. boat
1975 Jing, in Parliament, a pledge from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, that & Committee on the Smuggling Prereation Bill, great opposition was a Bill should be introduced forth with, to permit the transmission of news
to a clause authorizing personal search; the farther consideration of papers to and from the British Colonies, on the same terms as to and from ch was adjourned.png (2 lens e l
Ireland. We know that Mr Hume has been for three years endeavour
ing to accomplish this object, so desirable for the spread of information * FROM THE LONDON GAZETTESI
and we think Mr. Robinson will receive, as he deserves, the thanks of
every one connected with the Colonies. Mr. Hume, we are informed, de siste Jaiswartuescay, yune 7 ,
y has for some time past intended to submit to the House of Commons the BANKRUPTCY ENLARGED. Buty
propriety of taking off half the present newspaper duty, and also reducing Lloyd, Grove, Wistantow, Shropshire, timber-merchant, from June the duty on advertisements to the same extent and there is every reaLo July 14, at ten, at the Angel Inn, Ludlow. B
son to expect, that the revenue as well as the public would benefit by Lehet BANKRUPTS.
S 22 the reduetion. The Honourable Member expects that Ministers will Tiles, Old-street-road, oil and colourman. Solieitors, Messrs. Pow. lend a favourable ear to the proposal. val k ylator ll and Papps, Old Jewry und in
PRESS IN INDIA, MR. SPANKIE:--There are some deservedly caustic oldscheider, London-wall, merchant. Solicitor, Mr. Wright, Little notes, in the last Oriental Herald, upon the speeches made by Messrs. lie-street, Goodman's fields
BOSANQUET and SPANKIE, before the Privy Council, in favour of a il Saturday, June 11.
shackled press. As for Mr. Bosanquet, he is not worth the expenditure Ka l yn BANKRUPTCIES SUPERSEDED.
o f a drop of ink, but we blush for Mr. SPANKIE, once the fearless Editor arling, Union-street, Bond-street, tailor.
of the Morning Chronicle, and the advocate of everything liberal, and lundell, Liverpool, miller. u to
who is certainly a man of talent. Can the Learned serjeant really means nga ! BANKRUPTS. beitt hus 81 mi towbat he says And if so, how long is it since he has changed his sentiHayden, Southampton, shoemaker. Solicitor, Mr. J. Platt, New ments for he has assuredly been heard, even while hi India, to mainEs well-court.cat o tua a ni m ales
taip, in private conversation, opinions entirely hostile to those which he Backhouse, Leeds, druggist. Solicitor, Mr. King, Hatton-garden. now so sturdily contends for. To be sure, he is paid for his present
ooke and J. Booth, Manchester, smallware-manufacturers. Solici-| labours,-and, if the learned Scotsman has " an itching palm," the rs, Messrs. Appleby and Charnock, Gray's Inn-square. it to 1924 contradiction, however odious and discreditable, is explained. T. Mercer, Manchester, iron-founder. Solicitor, Mr. G. Barker, Gray's Me, BUCKINGHAM AND MESSRS. BANKES. So infamous has been the n-square. 2 sdi osiga *3 ! Talk
2.13 nema treatment experienced by Mr. Buckingham, that even Tories are to be Brown, Scarborough, draper. Solicitor, Mr. Mackinson, Middle found who are indignant at it.--"An Appendix to a volume of Travels emple, 9269 L
a l | among the Arab Tribes, by Mr. Buckingham, (says the Leeds IntelliNewnham, Bognor, Sussex, carpenter. Solicitors, Messrs. Freeman gencer), whose treatment by the Government of India has excited to nd Heathcote, Coleman-street. Sk
a id 150 gs
much attention, has just issued from the press, and contains one of the tanden, and W. German, Long-lane, West Smithfield, tailors. Soli- most extraordinary and overwhelming exposures of literary and political tors, Messrs. Bousfield and Pilcher, Chatham-place, Blackfriars. b persecution we ever remember to have perused. Although we differ Folkard, King street, Cheapside, victualler. Solicitor, Mr. Cocker, from this gentleman very widely in political sentiment, we should be assau-street, Soho.tuto bi
ashamed of ourselves and of our sentiments, if they precluded us for a Livingston, Stepney-causeway, Commercial-road, baker. Solicitor, | moment from the expression of our abhorrence of the conduct of the Ir. Templer, John-street, America-sqaure.
the booklet Williams, Twyford, Berkshire, butcher. Solicitor, Mr. Hunt, from whom he has endured such unmerited persecution."
THE PROTESTANT CHAMPION !” The beginning of a paragraph in Yandall. Roseberry-street, Kingsland, horse-dealer. Solicitor, Mr. the last Faunton Courier somewhat alarmed us. It stated, that Sir Tros. harles Wright, Little Alie-street, Goodman's-fields.
LETHBRIDGE was on Tuesday drawn in his carriage through the town by Archer, Fetter-lane, merchant. Solicitor, Mr. Arnott, West-street, the people, instead of horses. The concluding sentence, however, explained insbury-Circus.
| all :-+. Two hogsheads of beer were given away on the Parade, in the A. Hope, Mark-lane, dealer and chapman. Solicitor, Mr. E. c. course of the afternoon, and divers pugilistic contests, with much uproar, Lithfull, Birehin-lane.
ensued on the occasion. An appropriate finish-and a fit compliment Stones and T. Ashworth, York, turners. Solicitor, Mr. Lever, Gray's.
to the brute force attitude which such Senators as Sir THOMAS, puffed
into'self-conceit by the flattery of the Clerical Sycophants who always Wood, Manchester, tailor. Solicitors, Messrs. Robinson and Hine,
feed upon stupid Squires, hold towards six millions of their fellow. harter-House-square.
creatures. In a borough like Taunton, situated in an agricultural county, il g rab
where farmers' labourers are paid sixpence or eightpence a day, some Irgent, Church-row, Bethnal-Green-road, carpenter. Solicitor, Mr. H. Williams, Copiball-court, Throgmorton-street.
wretches will always be found to grovel before a man of local influence, MARS
lif he will descend to purchase their sweet voices" by a few barrels of UNDS. --The home market has been very stationary during the week, LAWYER MAGISTRATES.--In looking over an old newspaper, the Evensome bustle has taken place among the jobbets in Foreign Stock, oning Mail of May 4, 1796, we observed that the same objection was made notion of a Spanish Loan, including an acknowledgment of the 29 years ago, which Mr. Bentham has so ably enforced in his récents stitutional Bonds; it appears however to have been a jobbing rumour | pamphlet, against the exclusive filling of the Police Bench with lawyers. ely, Greek Scrip has improved in consequence of their repeated It was at the time of the first Police Bill-that which raised the salaries antages, but all other foreign stock exhibits little alteration. Lof the Magistrates from 2001. to 4001. a year. The Marquis of Lansdown 16 Grad e A HOLIDAY at the Bank.
sine (father of the present Nobleman bearing that title) in a general attack on
Ministerial policy, remarked, that he believed it was intended to throw THE EX
D in the Police of Westm
the Police of Westminster entirely into the hands of a cetrain learned proR.. as fession, and perhaps ere long that would be extended to the country, and
a the Chairman of every Quarter Sessions would be a lawyer from the inns 01
of court; hut for his part, he thought the business could be done as well, Gilable LONDON, JUNE 12, LOZI. LONDON, JUNE 12, 1825.
3 if not better, by the plain honest persons to whom by the Constitution
e nevidit was now confided." Mr. Peel has entirely omitted to show, that the Foreign arrivals of the week have been productive of very little duties of a Police-Magistrate are better discharged by three-year old ific intelligence. A reported invasion of the island of Cuba by barristers, than by sensible and experienced men of businesse e sexican expedition, is not without interest, both as tending to a On Thursday a general assembly of the Academicians was held at ue of that fine island from the wretched yoke of Spain, and as Somerset-house, when Henry Thomson, Esq. R. A. was elected Keeper ing to the strength and safety of the New Governments
of the Royal Academy; and Thomas Phillips, Esq. R. A, was elected
the Royal Academy, and Th ece we hear of a decided defeat of the Albanian forces under
Professor of Painting, in the room of Henry Fuseli, Esq. deceased. DSCHID PACHA, which is doubtless substantially true, if exaggerated. 25. 6
SPANISH EMIGRANT.-Additional subscriptions :--S. W. 10s.; H. H.
. I. R. 10s., 1. F. M. 10., W. W. 10s: E. L. 10. miserable King of Spain has issued a decree which outdoes even EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCE.-A few days ago, a greyhound bitch his outdoings. The innkeepers are to allow of no political, con produced seven whelps. They were thrown into a pump trough, where iation at all in their houses, nor the circulation of reports of any ihey remajned till there was reason to suppose they were all dead. On 1; and all pamphlets whatever are to be given up to the authorities. taking them out, life was still observable in some; they were therefore se absurdities of course prove the strength of the feeling which it again put into the water for ten minutes longer, and then covered up in a tempted to keep down; and also that human nature, degraded as danghill. This took place at twelve o'clock in the day, and the bitch in this oppressed country, must at no distant period more or less
1 was tied up from that time until ten at night, when she was let out by it itself. Dispatches have arrived from the East Indies, bringing from the dunghill, but not knowing that, the whelps had been buried
one of the servant men, who soon after observed her to carry something account of the continued resistance of the Burmese, who seem no I there, bie took no further notice of the circumstance. On the following
intimidated at their recent disasters. This wap seems likely to morning, the sagacious and affectionate animal was found in the stable ve one of the most heavy and burthensome that has taken place with five of the whelps, two of which were alive and sucking, after India for many years,
having been buried no less than ten hours, Carlista Journal.
of shuone NEWSPAPER CHAT....
The By-flappers at present word by the ladies, are likely soon to be
1 1 abolished, as gentlemen on horseback are afraid to approach them, ta Moalker, Professor of Gymnastics, German gentleman who at one 1 consequence of the fright occasioned to their horses. time guve instructions in that most useful and hitherto neglected branch ANIMAL Foop. It is true that animal food contains a greater portion of education at Mr. Eellenberg's celebrated establishment in Switzerland, of nutriment in a given quantity, than vegetables, and in proper state of has lately been forced by the reiterated persecutions of the Holy' preparation, it is almost adapted for the immediate action of the absorbents Alliance, to take refuge in England. This persecution originated, of the chylo-poetic viscera ; but the digestive functions of tbe human singular to rafmb, in che opinion that these manly and spirited exercises, system become prematurely exhausted by constant action, god ihe whole were calculated to exoite in their young subjects, feelings of too free and system eventually sinks under great or uninterrupted excitement. I independent a charactér, substituting these for the feelings of unreserved I plain animal food were taken but once a day, and men would substitute loyalty and passiva abiedience which the Holy Alliance has always found for the various ragouts with which modern tables are so abundantly furit convenient to create and encourage. Mr. Voelkor has commenced aisbed,wholesome vegetablesand pure water or a weak fermented beverage Gymnastic Class, which meets in the open air in the Regent's-park; ind for the more deleterious potations of distilled liquors, we should see Health
we sincerely trust that he will meet with every encouragment from the walking in the streets that are now crowded with the bloated victims of Ob youth of our metrópolis in this novel and most important undertaking.-- voluptuous appetite. Millions of Gentpos have lived to an advanợed age.
| without having lasted any thing that ever possesed life, and have been CONVICTED LIRELLEK-Mr. John Murray will in future perhaps be I wbolly free from a chain of maladies, which have scaunged every civi. a little more cautious of putting out abuse aboue 4 convicted libelleng" in I lived mation on the globe ;-the wandering Arabs, who have traversed hic Court Review. He too now belongs to that motley class.
molley has to be
To be the barren
the barren desart of Sahara, subsisting on the scanty pitiance of milk - sure, he is a libeller, got from prejudice, or passion, or patriotism : he | from the balf-lamished camel that carried them, have seen two hundred , bin libele merely in obe way of trade-o obtain what some of our pure 1 years roll round, without a day of sickness. Medical Adviser.
Judges have denominated 4 Althy lucre." Alas, for “ absolute John!" , CORONATION OF CHARLES TRE TENTH.-Jaho Bulland his children will: * Think of the self-styled "great publisher of Albemarle-street” being 1 shortly have an opportunity of viewing a representation of the Sacre,
ranged with the Carliles, the Hones, the Hunts, the Creeveys, and she without the trouble of n voyage beyond seas. Ac both Covent-garden Byrdetts 1" How art thou fallen, Lucifer, son of the morning !" Weep, I and Drury-lane Theatres there is the greatest bustle in getting it up. It i modest Croker, pious Theodore, patriotic Southey, consistentColeridge is said the speclacle will be “imost imposing." Mr. Elliston, we prerume
your publisher and paymaster is a convicted” libeller-Convicted will act the King at Drury-lane. Whether, when he appears with his 1Age, there's the rubby.Ma Jury of his country” too! And at what a potit bonnet noir, he can put on the air tout a fail Français as well as he of time! When the old fox Gifford has just been superseded in bis did the majestic fulness of our own Monarch, we cannot predict. The
editorial duties by the young goose Coleridge, and the Quarterly is more thousand cock Sparrows, the letting loose of which is an essential part of
depressed than ever!-Weep, children of the Treasury-weep, Sons and the ceremony, are, we hope, already in training, as those licentions birde ) Daughters of Mammon-your bright days are passed-your night is at will, without timely instruction, do great injury to the property of both hånd!
houses. A white pigeon from one of the club houses in St. James's-street ad HUMBUG Hoox chuckles much over the notion, that his personal is already engaged to bring in the Ampoulo-Globe & Traveller.
abuse of Mr. LAMPTON gives that gentleman great pain « Yellow SCOTCH AND ENGLISH. The Scotch wilt, at no distant period, take asi LAMBTON " is his unhappy phrase. If the peculaung knave alludes to the high a station as to eloquence, as they already occupy as historians and wealth of the Member for Durham, we can understand him if to his poets. There is no deficiency of heart, warmth, fervour, philanthropy, person, all that we need say is, that the many hundreds who saw him ator enthusiast, in the Scottish character. What it has wanted hitherto its the Westminster Anniversary the other day, are good witnesses, that al opportunity. Paradoxical as the assertion toay be, the Scotch are less better looking man was hardly to be seen in the whole assembly. But if selfish than the English.. Joht Bull wilt indulge his humours and becu. Mr. LAMBTON be yellow in appearance (which he is not)-Mr. HUMBUG | liarities at all hazards. He will relinquish no habit, sacrifice so comfort Hook should know, that it is better to have a discoloured head than a for any one. He is the very slave of self-indulgence. His brother of the black heart..
north may have as much self-love, but he is less selfish. He is not so - It is said that Terry the Actor is Theodore Hook's Theatrical Jackall, I bound up in his own habits. He is not so much bent on the indulgence
While the former is in the Rules of the King's Bench, he must obtain of his own feelings. He can suppress these, momentarily at least, for! lotelligence from others, but is this a proper labour for one of the Craft the sake of others. He is accustomed to bear and forbear as much from MILITARY SCIENCE.is remarkable, that the artillery constructed
I motives of kindness as prudence. His delicacy is greater than that of his by the independeat natives of India is superior to the European. Lieu,
brother of the south; his feelings more intense ; but he throws no pearls tenant-Colonel George Cotistable (says the Oriental Herald) obtained a
before swine, he will make no claim on the sympathies of a stranger; but tllorough knowledge of the Asiatic brass-ordnaoce with iron cylinders,
John Bull, not from mere honesty, but 'mere temper, mere callousness, from having been a member of the committee for the survey of the guns,
mere selfishness, will tax all he meets with his personal affairs, eccena stores, &c. captured at Allygurh, Delhi, Agra, &c. Several pattern-guns
tricities, or even vices. The Sootsman. Wete cast by him io London, proved and surveyed at Woolwich by a
Three hundred thousand herrings were taken at a siógle haul, one day Cottimittee of Artillery Field officers, and he received the thanks af the last week, at a fishery on the Susquehannah.-- American Paper. Board of Ordnance; but Government has not availed itself of the im. 1! TO REVIVE AN APPARENTLY EXTINGUISHED FIRE INSTANTANEOUSLY , provement. The gun-metal is a composition of brags and iron; the Sprinkle a little flour of sulphur on the embers, and they will instantly cylioder as smooth as glass, and formed of metal of a distinct quality s blaze. This will restore fire, which nothing else but the re-applica; and the vent of solid iron. Its advantages combinę bosh strength and tion of ignited matter could do.—Medical Advisor. lightness: in the former it is equal to iron ordnance, in the latter supe BENEVOLENCE. If you examine the head of a person who takes great, rior lo bran. 1. do sada .
m ? Probe
delight in doing good to others, who is continually employing himself LEISURE FOR IMPROVEMENT." Several of the grocers and spirit. io framing schemes for their comfort, and so on, you may depend upon merchants here have followed the example of the baberdashers, in 'shot finding his head well developed in this particular part (the top); whilst ting their shops at such an hour as shall enable their shopmen to attend on the other hand, if you examine the head of a person, and find it flat evening clandes for education." Edinburgh Times, A liberality equally upon the top, “ Oh!" he will say, " charity begins at home,” This feel wise and humane. The men, in consequence, are more attached to their ing is very strong in mankind; fortunately there is a great deal of natuemployers, and work for them with more industry and zeal during the rai benevolence in man in all countries. Some few children are inclined shorter period, than they could possibly do during the longer, when to give what they have to others ; they will give anything their toys exhausted by fatigue which affectis their activity for the whole day. or confectionaries, or anything, and other children will not give a bit: Again, if the principal members of a trade agree to close their shops ata they will say, “ No, I will keep it myself.". You may always find in the given bour, who can lose by itd. Or if one or two shortsighted money. | foriner the organ of benevolence very prominent. --Dr, Spurzheim getten did attempt to take advantage of the understanding among the Lancet. majority, by keeping open their shops after the rest, the contempt and TRE DUKE OF ORLEANS.--This Prince (says a Paris letter) is, ag, ever obloquy they would incur would injure their general interests as trades. | body knows, excessively rich; but it is not as generally known that he men much more than could be compensated by the few odd shillings that is his own steward and accountant. The Duke knows his receipts and lale extra-hoons of open shop oould produce. We trust the Edinburgh | expenditure to a centime, He cuts no grass to make hay, because he example will find imitators among the London trades,
| might have idle fellows, and hay wasted. He goes into his fields with A SPECIAL ANNASSADOR.When the Duke of Northumberland was those who wish to purchase, and sells the grass as it stands, so that all presented to Cbarles X. seated on his throne, and surrounded by 200 the expense of converting it into hay and of its removal falls upon the Preneh Courtiers, he addressed the King in English ; notwithstanding purchaser. He then calculates how much bay his borses ought to eat in which, bis Grace could not possibly succeed in getting beyond the tenth year, and purchases at the best rate to that extent. He does the same word of his oration! Five times did he begin, and as four of the ten also with his corn, Then the Duke has na kitchen, and consequently
Words of his speech were, 6 the King my master, Charles X. who is so no cooks. He is supplied by a frailcur at so much per dish, and he is so } well-bred a man, that be made a point of bowing to the name of the King economical in the prices, that one traiteur has, it is said in Paris, failed
of England, took off his hat five úmes. At length, seeing that the Duke. by the undertaking. What is left at the Duke's table belongs to the could by po possibility get one word further, he waited two minuter, traiteur, who supplies the upper servants with it at so much per heads dering whicle the most ludicrous silence reigned throughout the hall of and what is left there goes upon the same principle to the lower servantes the throne, and then replied as if the Ambassador had really spoken! - for all are upon board wages. The Duchess is equally careful in her May I confess to you, that people here laugh a little at the sort of edu- / way; and thus the enormous fortune of the Duke becomes daily more cation your Nobility receive) - Letters from Paris :- London agosing. I considerable.”