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METEOROLOGICAL JOURNAL at Walsall, from April 26. to June 22, 1834, inclusive.

The situation of Walsall is so near the Centre of England, that its Temperature may be taken as the Average of the whole Kingdom.---Latitude 52°, 34, 30" N.; Longitude 1o, 57', O" W.–Thermometer in the shade N.W. aspect.

Day

Fahrenheit's Thermomet. Moon's of

During 8 39 Barom.

Age Month

Night A. M. P. M. P. M.

Wind.

Weather and Observations.

46

54

May 1

15

1834. days. Ap.26 17

32 48 55 40 29.80 E. Fair. 27 18 36 48 60 52 29.25 S. Rather cloudy,-rain in night. 28 19 47 54 60 45 28.90 S. by W. Fair and showery, alternately. 29 20 41 43

47 29.09 N. E. Heavy rain all day. 30 3d qr.

42 45 51 49 29.20 E. to S.W. Cloudy. 22 45

59 52 29.33 s. by E. Hazy. 2 23 42 55 58 54 29.48 S. by W. A.M. fair,-P.M. rather cloudy. 3 24 47 52 62 50 29.58 S. Fair. 4 25 46 59 70 62 29.55

$. by E. Fair. 5 26 56 60 66 50 29.53 S. E. to S. A.M. rain,-P.M. fair. 6 27 43 54 67 50 29.93 S. by W. Fair. 7 28 48 58 66 59 30.01 W. Fair. 8 New. 51 56 70 63 29.80 S. by W. Fair. 9 0 53 57 59 50 29.50 N. W. A.M. fair,-P.M. slight rain. 10

43 50 56 46 29.55 N. W. Fair. 11 2 35 52 67 50 29.37 S. by W. Fair. 12 3 50 57 64 55 29.35 S. by W. Fair.

[storm. 13 4 49 53 56 52 29.27 N. A.M. showery,—8P.M. heavy thunder14 5 43 52 58 52 29.37 S.S. E. Rather cloudy,-P.M. rain.

6 49 55 65 57 29.56 E. Fair. 16 1st qr.

46 52 69 60 29.55 E. Fair. 17 47 51 53 49 29.04

S. W. Heavy rain. 18

42 49 54 46 29.06 s. by W. Showers of rain and hail. 19 10 37 46 59 47 29.49 W. Fair and showery alternately. 20 11 39 52 63 57 29.95 S. W. Fair. 21 12 45 56 65 49 30.15 s. Fair. 22) Full 41 49

50 30.06 E. Fair,-brisk wind. 23 14 44 53 60 52 29.96 E. Fair. 24 15 44 50 64 52 30.09 E. by N. Fair,-brisk wind. 25 16 44 51 58 47 30.09 W. E. Fair,-brisk wind. 26 17 41 48 54 48 30.04 N. E. Fair,--brisk wind. 27 18

52 68 29.96 N. N. E. Fair,-brisk wind. 28

53 60 54 29.85 N. E. Fair. 29 20 41 57 69 61 29.69 N. by W. Fair. 30 3d qr. 43 53 61 52 29.82

Fair. 31 22 38 47 69 57 29.88 W. Fair. Jun. 1 23 55

60 75 63 29.93 S. E. Fair.
2 24 50 65 79 71 29.73 S. Fair,-brisk wind.
3 25 57 62 71 59 29.69 W. by S. Fair.

sin night. 4 26 48 60 58 49 29.55 S. A.M. cloudy,--P.M. rain,-heavy rain 5 27 45 52 57 49

29.67 N.

A.M.cloudy,-P.M. rain, with thunder. 6 28 40 55 60 54 29.78

N. A.M. showery,-evening fair.
7 New. 45 56 68 57 29.75 N. Fair.
8 1 41 64 72 62 29.55 S. W. Fair.
9

50 63 70 60 29.40 S. by W. Fair. 10 3 53 64 55 51 29.29 W. S. W.A.M. cloudy,—P.M. heavy rain. 11 4 40 53 52 48 29.33 s. by W. Heavy showers. 12

38 52 54 50 29.35 S. A.M. showery,--P.M. settled rain. 13 6 46 54 62 57

29.42

S. Fair,-P.M. 9 slight rain. 55 59 64 62 29.44 S.

Slight rain at times,- evening lightning. 15 8 52 60 64 59 29.50 S. Cloudy, with high wind,--rain at night, 16

50 55 59 51 29.24 S.W.to W. Storms of wind, rain and hail. 17

46 52 57 52 29.44 W. Fair and showery alternately. 18 11 42 56 61 60 29.60 S. W. Cloudy,—with rain at times. 19 12 55 59 67 56 29.69 S. W. Showery,—fair at times. 20 13 54 60 71 68 29.66 E.S. E. Fair. 21 Full 58

70 60 29.52 S. W. to S.A.M. fair,-P.M. rain. 22 15 54 58 66 56 29.58 | W. by S. Fair. Greatest height of Thermometer, June 2, 3 P. M.

79 deg. Least height of Thermometer, April 26, during night,

32. Greatest height of Barometer, May 21,

30.15 inches. Lcast height of Barometer, April 28th,

28.90 ... Range 1.25

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Range 47 should never forget the thrilling effect proANNIVERSARIES OF BENEVOLENT INSTI

duced on those occasions. TUTIONS IN THE METROPOLIS.

The names of the other speakers have been

already given. SUNDAY SCHOOL UNION. (Continued and concluded from page 293.) MEETING for CONFERENCE, BETWEEN THE [The conclusion of this meeting, though condensed

UNITED COMMITTEE APPOINTED TO OBTAIN in the last number, is here given at length, in THE REDRESS OF THE GRIEVANCES OF THE order to comprise the observations of Mr. Fair on

DISSENTERS, AND DEPUTIES FROM VARIOUS the American schools.]

PARTS OF THE COUNTRY. The Rev. A. Fletcher, A.M. rejoiced that the chair was filled by a gentleman that

This meeting was held at seven o'clock in loved the Lord, one who had held sacred

the morning of Thursday the 8th of May, at that commandment which had been trodden

the city of London Tavern, and was very under foot, “ Remember the Sabbath-day, numerously attended. Edward Baines, Esq. to keep it holy.” That room was nearly

M. P. was called to the chair. Mr. Winter filled with Sabbath-school teachers, and each

read the Report, which was drawn up in a one of them who was animated by Divine

very able manner, and we regret that our Grace, was a Reformer, determined, by the

limits do not allow of its insertion. Many blessing of God, to proclaim the great doc

gentlemen addressed the meeting, and the

business of the day was conducted in a mantrine, that the Sabbath shonld be sanctified by those who were candidates for immor

ner highly creditable to the chairman, and tality. In conclusion, the rev. gentleman

to the cause of religious liberty. contended that the prophecy of Isaiah, xi. 6-10. “ Thc wolf also shall dwell with

VOLUNTARY CHURCH Society. the lamb, &c.," had received a greater accomplishment in the exertions of Sunday

Deputies from various parts of the country schools, than in any other preceding age of

met at the Congregational Library on the the church.

9th of May, for the purpose of adopting The Rev. Dr. Bennett, then moved, in an

measures for the formation of a Voluntary eloquent speech of considerable length,

Church Society. Thomas Wilson, Esq. was “ That the extension of Sunday-schools from

in the chair, and, in opening the business, this country to the British Colonies, and the

insisted upon the importance of the volunUnited States of America, affords great tary principle in religion. They had great pleasure to this meeting, and that the in- encouragement to proceed on the work be

fore them. creased openings for these institutions in the

Their respected friend from West Indies, demand the most liberal and

Scotland (Dr. Heugh) would tell the meeting

what had been done in his country, and if prompt support of British Christians generally, and especially of the friends of Sun- the assembly would read Colton's work on day-schools.” This resolution the rev. gen

the voluntary system in America, they would tleman enforced with great eloquence, in a

be persuaded of its efficacy. speech of considerable length.

Dr. J. B. Brown moved the first resolution. John Fair, Esq. representative of the

The object which it contemplated was the American Sunday Union School, seconded

union of Christians of all denominations. It the motion, and spake of the establishment might be said that, upon the voluntary sysof Sunday-schools throughout the valley of tem, Unitarians could unite with them ; but Mississippi. The total number of children

he dare not say so, for the Unitarians had educated in the United States, in Sunday- grievously departed from the opinions of schools, was about a million, and the number

their fathers. On the present occasion they of teachers engaged was 150,000.

were anxious to procure the co-operation of rate missionary secretary was engaged for

members of the church of England. A large the instruction and religious superintend- body of the church of England would be ence of these schools. At the present period ready to join in such a union as this, for there were not less than 30 or 40 mission- they saw in a State establishment fetters aries so engaged.

In most places where forged for themselves. there were infant schools, Bible classes were

The Rev. Mr. Morell seconded the resoassociated with them. They had been pro

lution. ductive of the most beneficial effects. А

Other resolutions were then put and carlad had been committed for seven years, for

ried. The speakers were the Rev. C. Stovel, stealing Bibles and hymn books ; while in

Thos. Harbottle, Esq., Dr. Heugh, Mr. Miller, prison, he had been brought to a knowledge

the Rev. J. Blackburn, Rev. Mr. Redpath, of the truth, and for the last three years had

Rev. Mr. Kelly, of Liverpool, fc. been engaged as a minister. They derived no small degree of aid from “ the monthly

Church MISSIONARY Society. concert for prayer;" when the services com- THE THIRTY-FOURTH Anniversary of this menced at six o'clock in the morning, and Society was held on the 13th of May at did not terminate till ten at night. He

Exeter Hall. The number of ladies present

A sepa

was very great. The Marquess of Cholmon- and the late Rev. Rowland Hill had bedeley was called to the chair, on the motion queathed to the institution £600. of the Bishop of Chester.

The principal speakers were Lord Morpeth, From the Report it appeared that the total Lord Mountsandford, the Earl of Chichester, disposable income for the present year, was Sir Geo. Strickland, M.P. Dr. Heugh, Josiah £52,922. 1s. 9d. The legacies left to the Conder, Esq. and J. Buckingham, Esq. M.P. Society had, during the last year, amounted who moved, as an amendment on the second to £3,700. After the expenditure was de- resolution, “ That while this meeting acducted, there remained a balance in the knowledge with gratitude the grant of hands of the treasurer of £934.

£20,000 proposed by his Majesty's governThe principal speakers were the Bishop of ment, and voted by parliament in aid of Winchester, Col. Phipps, the Earl of Chi- general education, it ventures to express an chester, Rev. J. W. Cunningham, J. P. Plum- earnest hope, that this aid will be further tree, Esq. M.P. the Rev. H. Stowel, the Rev. extended, to meet the increasing demand of Professor Scholefield, the Rev. James Hal- public support.” On the suggestion of the dane Stewart, Sir Oswald Moseley, Bart. noble chairman, the amendment was united and the Rev. E. Bickersteth.

to the original resolution, and they were At the conclusion a hymn was sung, and

both carried as one. The other speakers the meeting broke up.

were Charles Lushington, Esq. the Rev. R. Knill, Mr. Pease, M. P. Henry Meyer, Esq.

of Rome, Mr.A.Johnson, M.P. Rev. J. Sibree. THE BRITISH AND FOREIGN School

The noble Chairman, in making his acSOCIETY.

knowledgments to a vote of thanks, took The Twenty-ninth Annual Meeting of this notice of the amendment proposed by Mr. Institution was held at Exeter Hall, on the Buckingham, and insisted upon the neces12th of May, Lord John Russell, Vice-Pre- sity of relying upon the voluntary principle sident, in the chair.

of contribution rather than placing much His Lordship, on opening the business, dependence on parliamentary support. It observed, upon the proposal of Parliament was the spring from which the universal, to grant a sum of money for the purpose of education of the people of this country must aiding education. It appeared by a parlia- proceed. He would be sorry to substitute mentary paper, that although the grant was for popular education, the mechanical prinonly £20,000. yet applications had been ciple of government interference. As little made, which shewed that £60,000 were pro- wise would it be to compare the automaton posed to be raised by individuals, in order which could play well at a game of chess, to obtain the £20,000. from government and could imitate, in many respects, the The longer the Society continued in exist- motions of man, to the living principle of ence, the more was he convinced of the jus- action, of muscle, and of mind, which God tice of admitting to the benefit of its instruc- alone could create, as to compare legislative tion children belonging to parents of every

control with that great voluntary principle sect of religion in the country. He had upon which all their measures had hitherto received a letter from the Duke of Bedford, proceeded. The meeting then separated. enclosing his annual donation of £100. From the Report it appeared, that in con

MENDICITY SOCIETY. sequence of the parliamentary vote, 1000 circulars had been issued by the Society,

The Sixteenth Anniversary of this Society which had been warmly responded to. One

was held on the 6th of May, at their house hundred and thirty - seven memorials had

in Red Lion Square,- Earl Grosvenor was

called to the chair. been sent to the Lords Commissioners, soliciting aid towards erecting two hundred and

By the Report it appeared that the numeleven schools, and stating that £29,383

ber of registered cases during the past year

was 624, that of unregistered cases 10,557. towards the expense would be cheerfully supplied by the parties. One hundred and

The diminution of applications might be sixty-nine schools would be formed, by increase of employment, and to the test of

attributed to the mildness of the season, the means of which 30,326 children would be brought under instruction, and a sum of labour enforced by the Society to distinguish

real from assumed distress. A mill had £48,625 expended in building schools, £23,452 of which would be raised by local

been erected, and the women were sent to contributions. So anxious were parents pick oakum. The number of persons emgenerally, that at Sheerness, the men work- ployed during the year, were men 5,095 : ing at the Dock-yard had engaged to raise

women 1,171, children 112. The total £550 ; and at Chudleigh in Devonshire, receipts of the last year amounted to £4,094, sixty persons had offered to subscribe one the expenditure to £4,042, balance £52. penny each per week. By the cash account it appeared, that the total receipts during

SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE. the year were £4,162. 9s. : the expenditure On the 12th of May a Meeting of the friends £3,618. His Majesty had subscribed £100, of civil and religious liberty was held at

the London Tavern, for the purpose of peti- BRITISH AND FOREIGN SAILORS' AND SOLtioning the legislature to put an end to the DIERS' BETHEL-FLAG UNION. union between Church and State. Joseph On the 15th of May the Anniversary of this Hume, Esq. was called to the chair. There

Society was held at the City of London were present numerous members of parlia

Tavern. ment, and the discussion was conducted by

The meeting was opened by singing and Mr. Hume, the Rev. W. J. Fox, Mr. Buck

prayer. ingham, the Rev. Dr. Bennett, Mr.W.Howitt,

It appeared from the accounts that the Mr. Were, Rev. C. Stowell, Mr. O'Connell, fc. receipts, together with the previous balance

in hand, amounted to £2,188, 12s. 6d. and SOCIETY FOR PROMOTING ECCLESIASTICAL

the expenditure was nearly the same but KNOWLEDGE.

the auditor's account stated that £698. 6s. 11d. The Fifth Anniversary of this Society was is due by the society to various persons. held in Finsbury Chapel, Moorfields, on the 7th of May. J. B. Brown was called to the

Irish EVANGELICAL SOCIETY. chair.

This Institution held its Twentieth AnniAfter a hymn, the Rev. J. H. Hinton, of

versary at Finsbury Chapel, on the 13th of Reading, offered up a prayer, beseeching the

May, Thomas Walker, Esq. in the chair. Almighty, in his good providence, speedily to The services commenced with singing and bring about the dissolution of the abominable

prayer. and adulterous union of the Church with the

From the Treasurer's accounts it appeared State."

that the total receipts were £3,055. Os. 11d. The Chairman opened the business of the

the expenditure £3,171: 1s. 8d. leaving a Meeting in a speech of much strength and

balance due to the treasurer of €116. Os. 9d. eloquence. He observed that it was often

In addition to which he was under acceptsaid to the dissenters, Are you not allowed

ances for £460, and the obligation of the many great privileges ? may you not worship

current quarter exceeded £600. in your own places ? Are you not tolerated?

Among other gentlemen who addressed Tolerated ! every syllable of that word grated

the Meeting were the Rev. A. Tidman, Rev. on his ears.

W. Hamilton, Rev. E. H. Nolans, Rev. J. By the Treasurer's account, it appeared Leifchild, Rev. J. Carlile, and Dr. Giusthat the income of the society had amounted tiniani. to £301. 18s. Many gentlemen and ministers addressed

LONDON ITINERANT Society. the meeting, among whom were J. Brown,

The Annual Meeting of this Society was Esq. G. Hadfield, Esq. Rev. C. Stowell, Rev. J. Gawthorn, of Derby, Rev. J. Gilbert, of

held on the 12th of May, Thomas Challis in

the chair. Nottingham, W. Howitt, of Nottingham,

By the Treasurer's Report, there appeared &c. &c.

to be a considerable balance against the

Society.
RELIGIOUS TRACT SOCIETY.

The Chairman addressed the Meeting at On the 13th of May, a large number of

considerable length, and was followed by Dr. respectable persons assembled at 5 o'clock,

Giustiniani and other speakers. to celebrate the Thirty-fifth Anniversary of the above Institution; at which hour break

LONDON MISSIONARY SOCIETY. fast was prepared. The chair was taken by The Annual Meeting of this institution was Samuel Fletcher, Esq. of Manchester. held at Exeter Hall, on the 15th of May.

From the Report it appeared that interest- The chair was taken by T. F. Buxton, Esq. ing accounts of success were furnished from who, in opening the business of the day, the various agents of the society in all parts paid an elegant tribute to the memory of of the world. The total number of publi- the 'late W. Wilberforce, Esq. and entered cations circulated in the whole year amounted into some interesting particulars respecting to 14,339,197, being an increase of 1,743,956 him, and the emancipation of the West beyond the preceding year. The total circu

Indian negroes. lation of tracts in about seventy-five lan- Mr. William Ellis read an abstract from guages amounted to nearly 197,000,000 the Report, by which it appeared that at 239 religious publications. Total receipts of the stations in Asia, America, Africa, and Europe, society were £48,299, 8s. 4d. being an in- there were 97 Missionaries, and 179 native crease of £8,298, 13s. 6d.

teachers. These, with upwards of 400 schoolAmong the speakers were Rev. J. Hill, masters and assistants, made more than 700 Missionary from Calcutta, Rev. J. G. Pike, persons.

The contributions for the present from Derby, Rev. D. Abeel, Rev. Amos Sut- year amounted to £439. 4s. 5d. ton, Rev. W. R. Hamilton, Rev. R. Knill, W. A. Hankey, Esq. addressed the meetRev. E. Tottenham, Rev. J. Kelly, Dr. Gius- ing at considerable length, in which he took tiniani, and the Rev. Mr. Bolland, Vicar of a general and lucid view of missionary Swineshead, Yorkshire.

bours in various countries.

Dr. Heugh, of Glasgow, spoke next, and

Literary Notices. he was followed by the Rev. David Abeel, the American missionary, who gave the

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the Principles of Christian Truth. By Jacob Abbott,

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Female Biography of the New Testament. By resolution.

Timpson.

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ley. 3 Vols. post 8ro. The Cat.- One of the most singular instances of The Rev. B. Brook has issued proposals for publishattachment or fancy, in the common cat, took place ing by Subscription an improved edition of "The with one which we have often seen in attendance Lives of the most Celebrated Puritan Divines," in upon the watchman in St. James's Square, Edin- two large vols. 8vo. burgh. When the man commenced his rounds, the Dr. Southey is at present engaged in a Life of the cat was as regularly at his post, and continued walk- poet Cowper, and preparivg an edition of the whole ing with him the whole night. This continued, we works of this amiable writer. An edition from such helieve, for nearly two years; and when we last saw a hand must be a desirable acquisition to every the man, the cat was his company. Upon the library. It is to be published in the popular form of approach of any person, the cat would run up to the Byron, Scott, Edgeworth, &c. in monthly volumes; guardian of the night, and rub against his legs until and, in addition to the usual illustrations, the pubthe individual had passed. In quieter hours, towards lishers intend giving Portraits of Cowper's numerous morning, he ventured to a greater distance; but friends and correspondents. The work may extend would always appear at the call or whistle of bis to ten volumes, and the Engravings are expected to protector.- Naturalist's Library.

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