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MONTHLY REGISTER OF PUBLIC EVENTS
MONTHLY SCOTTISH LISTS,
FOR SEPTEMBER, 1832.
THERE never was a period of more slumberous quiet CONSERVATIVE CONGRESS.-Lowther Castle, the regi. han the last few weeks; though it is far from the quiet that dence of the Earl of Lonsdale, has lately been much rither signifies content or denotes future tranquillity: Dul- thronged with distinguished visitors. Amongst the com
pany there, last week, were the Marquis and Marchioness iess might be the fitter word. London is empty and dull ; of Salisbury and Lord and Lady Lyndhurst. he Court is dull; trade is dull; the newspapers are barren MR. HUME.-It is worthy of notice, that Mr. Hume and nd insufferably dull. The King has been holding levees, his party have made an open demonstration against Minisvhich there was nobody to attend. The Court go to Brigh-ters at Bath. The electors of that city, canvassed by a
brother of Sir J. C. Hobhouse, requested Mr. Hume's adon next month for the winter. The Duchess of Kent and
vice. He recommended Mr. Roebuck, che barrister, as a he Princess Victoria are travelling in Wales. The Mi- thorough reformer, and a candidate every way qualified ; istry are at their country-seats. Lord Brougham is at but on the condition that the electors returned him free
Sir F. Burrougham Castle visiting his venerable mother ; having, it of expense. The canvass has commenced. said, previously decided every case before him. Earl dett was at Bath, supporting the brother of his colleague,
and doing the work of the Ministry; and Mr. Hume is rey has been marrying his eldest son, Lord Howick. The also there supporting Mr. Roebuck. We shall look with pposition, through their organs of the press, are alternately some interest to the result. There is everywhere a lamertacking Ministers, and bewailing the disunion and pluck table deficiency of eligible candidates; and must be till seness of their party. Mr. Hume and O'Connell are se
the functions of a Member of Parliament are placed on the rally busy in their respective vocations, and active in in- short he is paid for his labour, and made independent of
same footing with those of any other public officer ; till in iencing the approaching elections. When the dissolution ministerial favour. ay take place is still unknown, and probably undetermin
SCOTLAND. 1; but as the registering of voters has turned out better FUNERAL Of Sir WALTER SCOTT._On Wednesday, lan was at one time expected, ministers may now find 25th Sept. the honoured remains of Sir Walter Scott were furage to dissolve without holding another session.
consigned to the tomb, amid the unfeigned regret of thou
sands. The spot in which Sir Walter Scott is laid is in Canvassing is still the order of the day; and we regret to the north wing of the splendid ruin of Dryburgh Abbey, id that it is necessary in Scotland to pour forth a legion of now, alas, containing a more splendid ruin than itself. wyers on the country to assist in the working of the Bill. The “ Hume Testimonial,” in the form of a very elegant 'e never had any
doubts on the issue of the contest in Scot- and massy silver salver, executed by Mr. Gray, jeweller, nd, and now affirm with confidence, that the immense is now got ready, and will be sent off to its destination in ajority of representatives will belong to the liberal party. a few days. It bears, beautifully engraved in its centre, hose counties which are under the direct dictation of the
the following inscription—“Presented to Joseph Hume, istocracy will prove the only exceptions; and thence will Esq., M.P., by upwards of Ten Thousand Reformers, asford a conclusive argument for the adoption of the ballot. sembled at the Great Reform Meeting, in the Green of hough the representation will be what is called liberal, Glasgow, May 17th, 1832 ; in testimony of their admiraere are differences of opinion on many important and vi- tion of his bold and patriotic conduct during the temporary 1 points. It will be too late for the people of Edinburgh, retirement of Earl Grey's Administration, when the House r instance, to blame their representatives, if they shall of Peers refused to pass the great measure of Parliamentary ad them opposing the ballot, triennial parliaments, and Reform. Glasgow, 1832." Nearly the whole amount for rhaps the revisal of the corn laws; and certainly the abo- the above testimonial was raised in contributions of one tion of pensions and sinecure places; or, if they shall find em more desirous, of supporting the party in power than A very religious sect has lately sprung up in Paisley, the e broad interests of the people. It would be more correct to leading tenets of which are said to be universal atonement, y, that Scotland will send a much larger majority of adult baptism, and the speedy advent and personal reign of linisterial candidates to Parliament than of Liberal repre- Christ. What is rather singular, the first converts which ntatives, syinpathizing with the wishes and wants of the the itinerant preachers of this new party have made, are ople; for that all who said A. in last Parliament, will go from the Reformed Presbyterians. rward and say B. in this, is to us extremely doubtful. THE CHURCH.-In one of his late electioneering speeches, Facts and Kumours. The ministry is to resign ; the it seems, Sir George Murray avowed himself a Church Re
ries are to come in; there is to be a coalition! This last former : he even went so far as to say that church property mour is too monstrous for belief; the slightest indication is nationalpro perty, and of course may be disposed of by the any thing so enormous would put every honest man on State.
gnard. The Tories out-and-out before that portentous THE BLOCKADE SYSTEM, or non-intercourse, recommend acord! The Lord Chancellor, in the country, dines with ed in Blackwood's Magazine, has, according to rumour, been
old antagonist, the Earl of Lonsdale, burying, says the frequently acted on by the Tories, though only one instance Flisle Newspaper, “the Westmoreland contest in obli- has come to light in which a Whig or Liberal has acted in 0n" Lord Lonsdale, the high Tory and wholesale bo- rociprocity. It occurred in St. Andrews, where some weeks ugh-monger! We have no doubt that this dinner was ago, an old woman was seen wending her way up one of the ten on good reasons.
Lord Lowther is a rising man, Streets of St. Andrews. It was manifest from her demeaho, while canvassing reformers against reform, cried pec- nour that her whole soul was occupied with a subject of vi; and the Lord Chancellor understands his own ground. importance. At last, after surveying carefully around, she at in eating meats, consecrated to idols, the apostle ex came to an anchorage immediately opposite Bailie TPrted the brethren to beware, not of committing sin, but counter ; when the following dialogue ensued :-B.“ Weel, hurting the faith of their weaker brethren.
Janet, what's a-wanting the day?” Janet (eyeing the
Bailie with a searching look of inquiry) responded, “Ou, Helmsdale, Embo, &c. are now clear of the contagion, bat : no that muckle. But there's ae thing I want to ken he- has since our last broken out in the small fishing village of lo fore I mak or mell wi' ye. Will ye tell me if ye be a to ver, near Tain, with a virulence hitherto "unexampled in ta
country. I'm a Whig,
Inver is supposed not to contain more iban tal rar q” B. “A Tory, Janet? Atweel no.
families, or from 120 to 140 souls, yet in this seanty populattroman, an' I hae just pledged mysel' to vote for Mr. John there have been nipety cases of cholera and forty-one dezza ! ston." Hereupon Janet's fingers, which had hitherto been the manner in which the pestilence was introduced is a closely rolled up in her palm, began to unfold; and lay- very well known. ing down the King's coin on the Bailie's counter, with an Cholera is abating in Paris, but raging in Brussels, and is air of entire satisfaction and unbounded patronage, she pro- principal cities of America. In Irelaad where its devastan ceeded, “ Then, my man, gie me a bawbee's worth o' your have been in some instances dreadful, the disease is decis mustard."
abating. It has re-appeared in Paisley after a short cerut
! FEU-RENTS—A DIFFERENCE.-The Sheriff of Nairn It has reached Aberdeen, and in Edinburgh bas maintained
same slow, steady pace for eight months. In London L and Elgin has decided that in considering burgh claims under the Reform Act, feu-rents should not be taken into increased ; the deaths are believed to be much mare de
than they are reported. In Edinburgh, total cses consideration. The Sheriff of Ross and Cromarty has died 720; recovered 488. Ia Glasgow, ltal cases 5157, 4.10. made a completely opposite decision, determining that the 2012. amount of feu-rents must be deducted. “ The difference It is a curious fact, that in Herefordsbire, where the is," said the Sheriff of Ross, in the Court at Cromarty, drink nothing but cider, and eat apples by the busbel, **." “ the difference is, that the Sheriff of Elgin is a Whig, and case of cholera has yet occurred. I ain a Tory.”—Inverness Courier.- [If every Sheriff is
Malt LIQUORS.-It is a singular fact, that, so for 3 to decide in this way, electors are likely to get into a fine know, not one of the men employed in the breweries mess.]
city and neighbourhood have been attacked with ebolera TL Mr. COBBETT will be in Edinburgh on Tuesday, 9th October ;
men, it is well known, get a daily allowance of the besand will deliver lectures in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Paisley, &c.
When the cholera morbus broke out at Exeter, Bishop : SCHOOLMASTERS.-- We have seen a printed circular, dated Perth, expressive of a resolution on the part of the School- potts, who had been residing there, filed to a place sbara, inasters of Scotland, to frame a petition and remonstrance to taries of the Church-thus affording a most striking c***
This has been the conduct of nearly all the dr. ! the Legislature, for being either exonerated from the duties im- the conduct of the Irish Catholic Prelates during the picia" posed upon them, in regard to the registering of electors, or of famine and typhus among their flocks. for obtaining a remuneration proportioned to the extent and importance of their services. It is clear that the present tri- ing August 31, was 983, of which 274 were fron chasketa, :
The total number of burials in London, within the weekend fling allowance of sixpence for every enrolment, is not at all an
average of nearly 40 deaths a day by that disease. adequate reward for the trouble our Scotch Schoolmasters are thus put to.
ENGLAND. The HERRING Fishery has rather improved within the last three weeks. On the West Coast of Sutherland the herring fishing creditors of the Duke of York, was held in the cears ***
SUSPICION of Royal MALVERSATION.-A meeting has been very successful of late, some boats having upwards of inonth, when several new claimants on the estate wete wat forty crans in a night. There are a number of vessels pur; ed. The total amount of the bona fide debts ont registerende chasing herrings in the Lochs of Inchard, Laxford, Badcall, and the committee, independent of bonds, exceeds 20,044, s. Glendow, several of which, after having made cargoes, bave important information was adduced respecting the jewels in * sailed for market. The price of the cran varies according to Duchess of York, wbich, subsequent to the death of his boss the take, from 8 to 12s. Lately a shoal of mackerel was driven ashore at Mac- 150,000l. These were carried to Windsor, by desired by a
Highness, were valued in the presence of the executors, 12" duff, and so many remained in the basin of the harbour on the Majesty, but how they were disposed of has not yet berna** receding of the tide, that upwards of 12 barrels were lifted off tained. An inquiry is on foot touching certain dela e the sand. STATE Or Tradr.—The latest accounts from Paisley were is expected evidence will be obtained from a lady mos tenen
be due by his late Majesty to the Duke of York, so it? more cheering. Throughout Renfrewshire generally, we are told the public works are at present all going at full time, and royal brothers will no doubt enable her to thru* a light =
at Brighton, whose intimacy with the transactions betw') the inhabitants are pretty well employed. In the band-loom
subject.-Globe. department, however, a great deal of distress has been lately, and still is felt in the large towns ; but symptoms of an in that the chances are greatly in favour of Lord Grey
The Ministry is beginning to tumble to pieces. Our bers crease of work have begun to manifest themselves in that line also.
coming to the scratch” again as Premier. We all a The Calico Printing trade is brisk in the West Country.
that Mr. Stanley would not go to Ireland. The fury for The Harvest is almost completed. The heavy rains early in quenchable zeal of the Lord Lieutenant, upon the other 2
nell, upon a former occasion, kept him here; and norther the month, which laid a considerable breadth of corn, have
done equally bars his fulfilment of the duties of an office of less harm than was expected. From every quarter the accounts he has scen less than any Irish Secretary that ever entre are favourable
. Many fields are not merely cleared but plough; order to smooth this difficulty, and to put somebody to ed up. In France the harvest has been most productive, and who really can do something, Mr. Stanley will be, nav, prices have fallen. A large vintage is looked for. Clydesdale ORCHARDS. The large fruit, consisting of Should Mr. Stanley assume the Chancellorship of tie Eisza
lieve, we might almost say, is Chancellor of the Eu apples, pears, and plums, in the orchards in the parishes Mr. Kennedy will go as Secretary to Ireland, and Cakeszi serf, were sold this season, 1832, some by public roup, and berly will succeed Mr. Kennedy. ---John Pull.
• lately made an asssault oa fost la'. motion for establishing parochial schools in England. They ings and Doings of bis Royal Higbuess, but the remark The Schoolmasters have determined
to oppose Mr. Home's furiously riding bis horse against them from the road =
fout-way. This is a small matter comparatively amonę ir have found out, that it will, if carried, “ destroy the scholastic Timer is of moment. It remarks, that " che direct * profession."
to the Crown of England has been broken by act of P: CHOLERA.
before now; and we live in times when Englisbe;" Inverness has been the chief new seat of this disease in Scot. without much ceremony to act upon their moral impre*** land. The cases and deaths have been rather numerous con The Marquis of A hercoro will, it is now coat sidering the population. By the latest returns there have been said, be married before Christmas to Lady Las 409 cascs, and 130 deaths. · Among the deaths is the Rev. Mr. sell, second daughter of the Duke of Bedlord. Findlater, minister of the Gaelic Church in Inverness, and Dr. George Forbes. Cholera has now appeared in Duisries, and land lately under the name of Oldham.
Earl Munster is said to have been travelling sa in Kirkridy, and Cupar, but in a mild form. The former stations of the pestilence, Portmahamack, (the
BANK OF ENGLAND. - It is impossible to depopulation of which village is about 200, one-half have been adequate terms tbe feeling of disgust created in a seized, and one-sixth of the population have died,) Baliotore, I lic mind by the disclosures which have been made",
Harman and the directors before the Parliamentary Com- man, whom he cannot dismiss without a pitiful attempt to add mittee. The management of this great establishment, at insult to injustice ; and we are much deceived if he do not in the particular period referred to, bas been in fact a subject a few months receive his discharge from the office he holds, of universal reprobation by the monied interest, who do with the same recommendation from the People of England uot at all relish the idea of a possibility of a recurrence of that he gives to Major Wyndham's victim. such misconduct in the interval prior to the termination clemency. All who read the circumstances detailed on the trial
Collins has very properly been made an object of the Royal of the existing churter. An opinion is entertained, but were convinced of the propriety of such a course--indeed, no we do not say universally, that enough has already been one could in our times have contemplated the possibility of the shewn to justisy, on the part of the Legislature, an inter- sentence being carried into effect. The offender is like Margaret terence in the affairs of the Bank, before the arrival of Nicholson and others, to be confined for life ; and we are not the time when its license or charter expires.
quite certain, however strange it may seem, that the commisThe Bank or ENGLAND.-The Bank Committee has given sion of the highest crime known to our laws will not materially in its report-we defy any one to tell what they recommend: better the man's condition, and enable him to spend the remain. The general opinion seeins to he, that the Charter will be re der of his days in comparative comfort. To the poor destitute newed with certain modifications.
sailor, even if he be treated according to his rank, the ordinary The Revenue of this quarter has improved. The principal allowances served will be a great addition to his aniinal enjoyjinprovement is in the customs ; and the good harvest has had ments. 1's own influence.
QUAKER CANDIDATE.- Ainong the candidates for a seat in The Customs.— A late important regulation has been made the reformed Parliament, we find for the first time, as far as in the Customs, simplifying inany branches, and making im- our reading and recollection go, a member of the society of portant reductions of duty in others. The hemp duty, re. Friends. The gentleman to whom we allude is Mr. Joseph duced from 1s Sd to Id per cwt., is now only nominal."'The Pease, junior, who stands for the southern division of Durham. duty on the provision trade would have been done away entirely We need not say to what class of politicians Mr. Pease belongs. but for the chamour of our good friends in Ireland, wbo are
There are no illiberals in the society of which he is a member, occasionally a little unreasonable. They take a false and short- although of all existing societies it pre-eminently deserves the sighted view of the subject.
title of Conservative. THE CHURCII.-One of the very first and most important
It appears, from the Report of the Select Committee on seconrets of the Reformed Parliament must be to legislate for the dary punishments, that in the last two years no less than 172,159 Established Church. There can be no longer any doubt, that persons, including those committed on summary convictions, an important change must be effected, born in the distribution but exclusive of debtors, have passed through the different gaols of the Church revenues and in the method of raising them, if
in England and Wales. the Esta! lishment is to be preserved as an appendage to the Governments, in future England will transmit a copy of every
According to a convention between the French and English State. In all parts of the country, the strongest aversion is work published in this country to the Bibliotheque du Roi at shewn to the payment of every ecclesiastical exaction, and there Paris; and France, on her part, will also send to the British ire sufficient indications that if they be not speedily got rid of, Museum a copy of every work published in France. he example of Ireland will be folloi ed. Birmingham, Wakeveidl, Huddersfield, Birstal, Lambeth, Bristol, Stanton, Drew, held on Thursday, Mr. Wakefield observed that Mr. Spalding
Tue Ballor.--At a meeting of the National Political Uuion, Lolchester, and other large and influential places, have begun to had assured him, that his father-in-law, (step.father) the dove: and the spirit which animates them is spreading itself Lord Chancellor, had changed his opinion respecting the ballot, hroughout the length and breadth of the land. hat had been seized for tithes and church rates; and at Preston, with the late Mr. Jeremy Bentham that had changed his Lordo ne could be found to purchase the goods of the Quakers, no longer considering that it would inuke the whole of a man's
life a lie,' as he had formerly asserted. It was a conversation vhere the goods of seven persons have been seized for the Vicar's emand of sixpence halfpenny upon each, for Easter dues, such ship.” This, if it be true, which we have no reason to doubt, ; the state of public feeling that no sale has been ventured upon, intelligence not less important than gratifying. Jeremy Ben
seeing that it is put forth on respectable authority, is a piece of Ithough three weeks have clapsed since the goods were taken. These events are ominous of what awaits the Church, if prompt the present Lord Chancellor of England. - Sun.-Lord Joha
tham has made many converts, but never so illustrious a one as nd efficient measures be not taken to remove the more obnoxi- Russell has declared for the ballot. us features in her character-the compulsory contributions for er support , and the striking inequality in the condition of her day, 31st instant, the regular mails for Hamburgh and Hul
“ GENERAL Post Office, August 28.-On and from Frilergy. – True Sun.
A Committee of Inquiry into Church land, will be despatched by steam vessels from the Thames, levenue is appointed. One of the members is Sir H. Parnell.
Cobbett. -A discussion, between Messrs. Attwood and instead of from Harwich. The mails for Hamburgh, Hanover, ones on the one side, and Mr. Cobbett on the other, took place land on Tuesday and Friday nights. The steam vessels will
&c , will be made up every Friday night. The mails for Holt Birmingham, and was continued by adjournment, on the spective merits of a paper and gold currency, as these are pro- proceed in all practicable cases, tù Hamburgh and Rotterdam, used to be applied to the distresses of the nation by their re
respectively." vective partisans. The interest excited in the neighbourhood
LUNATICS AND IDIOTS IN ENGLAND. From a report made y this extraordinary contest was proved by the fact, that, al- in 1829, it appears, that there were at that time in England, in sough only three days' notice had been given, great numbers 1314 female lunatics, or idiots ; in private" lunatic asylums,
confinement in public lunatic establishments, 1189 male, and f gentlemen came from Worcester, and other distant towns, 1770 males, and 1964 females ; in workhouses, &c., 36 males, ided in favour of Alr. Aitwood's plan by an immense majority and 52 females ; making in the whole, 6325 persons in con'he speeches are very long; and the speakers seem to succeed lunatics or idiots, who were at large or with their relatious,
finement. The number of individuals in the condition of etter in demolishing each other's plans than in establishing heir own. The controversy, and the decision of the meeting
was 3029 males, and 3193 females ; making a total of persons pon it, bave settled nothing ; nor was it to be expected.
at large, of 62:22. Tbe total number of lunatics was 6806, and Mr. Edward Irving and his disciples have taken premises in of idiots 5741 ; making together 12,549 insane persons. lewman Street, Oxford Street, which, when titted up with a send a great number of female convicts to Van Diemen's Land,
TRANSPORTATION OF FEMALE Convicts. It is intended to allery, will contain upwards of 1,300 persons. This new place where there is a great dearth of the fair sex. f worship will, it is expected, be opened immediately.
Several large SOMERVILLE. - The Standard, noticing the discharge of ships have been taken up for this purpose. omerville, gives the following memorandum, by which it was
In England the present condition of trade in general is ccompanied :-
languid. The woollen trade has been very much 80 for some " Lord Hill makes Somerville an exception to the regulation months past, but there is some appearance of a speedy revival. hich limits the grant of discharge to the well-conducted | The cloth markets at Leeds and Huddersfield last Tuesday were oldier, from a wish to rid the Army of a man whose habits perbaps a shade better, but still there was comparatively very nd principles are calculated to foment dissatisfaction in its little business done, aod the prices realized prevent us froin notanks."
ing an improvement. Our contemporary remarks, that this sets the character of
The wools received from Australia and Van Diemcp's Land Somerville in its true light. We think it sets the character of are rapidly improving in quality. Lord Hill in its true light also. His " habits and principles"
In one district of Liverpool, there are at prescat oinc huu. lave been complained of quite as mueb as those of the poor dred houses to let!
pal branch of the Derwent to flow, and near the Frenchman
Cap, there are millions of acres of the finest laod, wateret The tithe war is raging in Ireland. There have been as- abundantly, and possessing many other important advustan semblies of the people, riots and bloodshed in several places to new seitlers. Mr. Sharland also discovered a beastifet where tithes were attempted to be valued or collected. In of large extent." one place hay seized fur tithe, which was to be bought for the The advices from Sydney give some interesting partievin! use of the mounted troops, was salted, as they call it, with ar- Major Mitchel's expedition into the interior. It appears tas: renie! This is horrible, but only too likely to be true. The man named Clark, apprehended for cattle stealing, bad reports sooner the legislature set about preventing the tithe from finded that he had fallen in with a large riyer in a remote parti ing its way into the pockets of the absentee, and great land- the country, which the blacks had informed him ran sa hollers, the better, for never again can it be attained for the miles to the north-west. In consequence of this the GoveState Church. O'Connell is organizing a rent for the tithe- ment determined to send an expedition, and Major Vitebel, we martyrs.
Surveyor-General, volunteered his services, which were accept Dr. Doyle has addressed a long letter to the Marquis of ed, and in November last be set out with sufficient assistenza Anglesey, on the doctrine advanced by the Marquis, not for the on this interesting task. After penetrating upwards of first time, that all opposition to an existing law must be sup- miles in the interior, the Major fell in with the river describes pressed, without consideration of the nature of the law that is by Clarke, which he states to be at the place he deserited, ferty resisted. The Reverend Doctor quotes from the evidence on yards wide, and six fathoms deep, aboon:ling with fab da the Tithe Committee, to show that the operation of the tithe large size, so've being a yard long. The river was found to the laws has been such as must have necessarily called forth resis- N.W. The Major haid returned to Segunboo, and was capaci. tance; and he vindicates, with much power of argument, the ed by the way Sydney, when the full particulars of his discerey combinatioos that have been entered into for that purpose. would be published. The letter is written, like all that have emanated from the same New SOUTH WALFs — The Sydney Herald, dated to the rad quarter, with great temper and talent. He says : -"We give of February, gives a favourable account of the state of fun to the tithe-law the obedience which is due to it, and which, the colony of New South Wales. The disputes which bere if we with held, it would be your Excellency's duty to enforce; long existed between the authorities and the settlers appear ta we permit the agents of it to enforce its penalties against us, but have been amicably arrangerl, and some important concessions we appeal to Heaven and to our neighbours to witness the have been made to the colonists. Australian wool has been injustice done to us, and to manifest their indignation at the much in proved, and has enabled the growers to reap advartas wrongs we suffer. We bless those who sympathize with us; from their attention. The communication between Store we sbun those who co-operate in the enforcement of an odious and Newcastle was much facilitated, several new steae-bo's law against us; but if any one resort to violence or intimidation having been built, and various new sources had been opened in whilst our_goods are taken from us, him do we disowo. Un the employment of labour and capital. less your Excellency can change our nature you will not alter our purpose-it it fixed and immovable. When the Dervise
FOREIGN. was asked by Alexander what be thought of the conquest, by FRANCE.— The Carlist faction continue to cane distu. that warrior, of India, he took the dried sheepskin from his bances in the west of France, where the Duchess de Berris shoulders, spread it on the floor of Alexander's tent, and, having said to be lurking. Louis Philippe becomes every day walked upon it, the skin yielded to the pressure of the foot,
more odious to his subjects. He continues his presenten and rising when the foot was removed-he said, euch will be your conquest of India. The allegory may be instructive also tions of the public press, but juries will not always cesio your Excellency. With horse, foot, and artillery, you will vict. One Republican Journal has been prosecuted til collect the Titbe, because we have not the power or tne will to times. resist you, but remove the pressure and our passive resistance
THE Ex-ROYAL FAMILY OF FRANCE have just let will immediately arise."
Edinburgh for Germany. Various reasons are assignet ir Tithes. We have conversed with some intelligent gentle their departure, which following on the death of yery men who passed through the most populous part of England Napoleon, and being simultaneous with insurrections A within a few days. They represent the hostility to tithes as France, obtains importance as a political movement ** deep-rooted among the people of that country as in Ireland, and which it is not entitled. Their residence is to be Gra's that it only wants a stimulant from Irish agitation to rouse it As probable a reason as any is, money. Their living in to into action. Every hour the ties between the democracy of England and of Ireland draw closer. Their interests are the country was expensive with a limited revenue, and a great same, and their efforts should and sball shortly be in unison. - deal of their income arises from estates left the Daches Dublin Morning Register.
Angouleme by one of her aunts, an Archduchess of Austra
-She has been received in Holland with royal honoun COLONIAL.
HOLLAND AND BELGIUM.—The scenes acted last you Great distress, according to the latest letters, prevails in De between these rival states, are again repeating. Wars merara. Up to that date, few estates had more than a fourth
even apprehended. Both are making a show of pre part of their usual crop of sugar; and planters and merchants tion. Marshal Gerard has left Paris to take conuinas were in an equal state of embarrassment. The exchange was
the army for the protection of Belginm. at the enormous rate of 40 per cent.
POLAND AND RUSSIA.—The accounts which Lord te Tue BaptistS IN JAMAICA:- At a public meeting of a merston, the Foreign Secretary, has received from L.“ body calling itself the Colonial Union, it was resolved :-“We, Durham, are said to be “ quite as satisfactory as be pa i be undersigned, most solemnly declare, that we are resolved, pected." His Lordship must have been in the blesen! at the huzard of our lives, not to suffer any Baptist or other of those, who expecting nothing, cannot be disappwitre. ! Sectarian preacher or teacher, or any person professedly be- nothing more will be gained by this mission, Lond! longing to those sects, to preach or to teach in any house in ham is about to return home,—the better of the sea as towns, or in any districts of the country where the influence of the Colonial Union extends ; and this we do-maintaining the hope. The Emperor Nicholas continues the pink or cu purest loyaliy to his Majesty, King William the Fourth, as well tesy, and prays for William IV. erery nightas the highest reneration for the Established religion, in the subject of Poland, the worthy successor of the Car defence of social order, and in strict conformity with the laws for immovable as ever, and says that the attempted med the preservation of the publie peace-io shield his portion of is insulting to him. It is calculated that already lexl. his Majesty's island of Jamaica against insurrection and future Poles have been carried off by the Russians, and the tak destruction.”-Madness is short of the term adequately to away of the children still continues Suicide contine describe their conduct. The Earl of Mulgrave, the niw gover- takes place, 'and numbers poison themselves in preferere nor, has arrived in Jamaica.
VAN Diemen's LAND– IMPORTANT Discovery.—A file of being carried off to Siberia. The information from F. the Tasmanian (Van Diemen's Land) newspaper to the 4th of states that two new camps are about being formed in :April last, has Leen received. An important discovery of mil- unfortunate country by the Russians; one at Halesa, lions of fertile acres, watered abundantly, has been made by the other at Lewicz; also large magazines of provision Mr. Shailand, who succeeded in parting from I och Ecbo to the forage were providing at several points. A Russian or ** western coast of the island. He disce vered that to the west has been framed, though not promulgated, by whaħ Wasd vs the ninteen Ingoons, out of which be found the princi- (states of all Poles who are out of the kingdom are *
trated, and all sales of any such estates made since the Re- I work, L. 100 ; plasterer, L.90; painter, L.60 ; sawing timber, volution, by persons out of the country, and not included in L.65; flagging, plumbing, sınithwork, slating, digging, carting, the amnesty, annulled.
&c., L. 210. It hence appears that the expenditure for labour SPAIN AND PORTUGAL.—Those amiable brothers, Don is about 36 per cent., for taxes, 10 per cent., and for materials Pedro and Don Miguel are still threatening to demolish each 54 per cent, of the cost of the house. other, but reluctant to come up to the scratch. Don Pedro official value of the hemp, flax, and linen yarn imported into
From documents submitted to Parliament, it appears that the holds Oporto, which he has strongly fortified. It was believed this country from foreign parts, in the year ending 5th Jan. that if Don Miguel is seriously menaced, Ferdinand would 1831, was 2.494,1711. More than three-fourths of it was imstep in and turn the scale. Though Pedro is a few degrees ported from Russia, and a large proportion of the residue from less obnoxious than Miguel, the British public take won- Prussia and the Netherlands. The quantity imported in fuderfully little interest in this fraternal contest. Sir R. Wil-ture years, in consequence of the duty having been taken off, son was offered the command, it is said, of Pedro's army, will be much increased. but declined from respect to the Duke of Wellington, the The declared value of the hardware and cutlery exported for friend of Don Miguel.
the last year from Great Britain to foreign countries was Germany.-In conformity with the general resolutions of 1,620,634l. Far the greatest portion of this was to the United the German Diet, the two popular Baden journals, the Liberal States of America. and the Sentinel of the Rhine, have been suppressed.
PAPER Mills. There are in Great Britain about 550 Egyrr.-The Egyptain army, under Ibrahim Pacha, bas paper-mills, making paper to the amount of 2,500,0001, yearly. advanced from Acre to Damascus, which it has captured, and to France there are about 250 paper-mills, mostly small. bids fair to subdue all Syria. The Egyptian Pacha has also a
The increase of members in the Methodisc connexion, during well-equipped fleet.
the past year, amounts to upwards of 8,000. GREECE.-On the 21st of July a Protocol was signed at In the year 1794, there were 22,351,000 of waste acres in this Constantinople, by which the Porte gives its formal assent to country, which, if cultivated and enclosed, would, at 3 rents of the extension of the Greek frontier, required by the London 9s. per acre ooly, produce L.30,173,850 worth of corn and Conference, viz. from the Gulf of Arta to that of Vola, and other produce. Allowing that one third of this land has been again recognises the independence of the Greek state.
enclosed during and since the war--and allowing that one-third The New Tariff has at length passed both houses of the
was not worth enclosing, the remainder is enough to convince American Congress. By it, the duty on woollen goods is and satisfy any one that upwards of L. 10,000,000 might be reduced to 5 per cent., which is a douceur to the southern derived, say only L. 6,000,000 (wbich is the amount of the planters, who purchase the lowest kinds of woollens for negro poor’s-rate for the support of all the paupers in England,) from clothing. This reduction of duty will no doubt greatly increase this cultivation of our own wastes—thereby saving this country the esportation of paddings, and the lowest qualities of woollens,
an equal sum of money in the importation of foreign corn. of which already a very considerable quantity is sent from Eng. of Commons on this subject have presented their report, dated
CRUELTY TO ANIMALS. --The Select Committee of the House land to the United States.
On woollens above 35 cents. in value, there was a duty by :helst instant ; it is as follows:“ Your Committee have the Old Tariff of ut least 45 per cent., but which, by the sys- examined several witnesses, upon whose testimony they are tem of mininums above mentioned, ruse to 70, 80, ur 100 per satisfied that numerous and wanton cruelties are practised, to cent. on goods of certain prices, so as to become quite prohibi- the great and needless increase of the sufferings of dumb animals, tory. Another regulation, which required the addition of 10 or and to the demoralization of the people. Your Committee are 12 per cent. to the cost of any goods imported, had the effect of of opinion that some further legislative enactments are necessary raising the duty from 45 up to 55 per cent. By the New Tariff, to prevent, as far as possible, the continuance of the cruel and all woollens above 35 cents. in value, (with the exception of improper treatment of animals ; but being unable to conclude blankets, Alcanels, baizes, carpets, &c.) are chargeable with an their inquires into the subject, they now lay the evidence taken ad valorem duty of 50 per cent. The new duty will, therefore, by them before the House, and recoininend a renewal of the inbe lower than the old, and it will, in other respects, be of advan- vestigation early in the ensuing Session of Parliament.". tage. The sheep-farmer of Skye and Kintail, will speedily
From the 25th of March, 1823, to the same day of the prefeel benefitted by it. So sympathetic is a free commerce.
sent year, 13,556 Irish poor have been passed by sea from BrisABOLITION OF Surtees. ---Counsel has been heard at length tol, at an expense of L.5472 Is. The number in 1823, was on both sides of the question. On the 11th July the matter 999; in 1827, 1643 ; in 1830, 2105 ; in 1831, 3548 ; exhibitwas decided in favour of humanity, and the petition was dis. ing a very considerable increasing ratio. The whole of these missed. The final blow is thus struck to the continuance of are supposed to have been brought from Loodoo. those heathenish rites of burning widows.
At the last Assizes of the county of Hereford, there were 52
prisoners for trial; of these 19 only could read, 12 only could MISCELLANEOUS.
write, so that out of 52 prisoners 33 could not read, 40 could not
write ; of 30 prisoners tried at Abingdon, 6 only could read and AMERICA.–The President has refused his consent to the write, ll only could read, and that imperfectly, so that out of renewal of the charter of the United States Bank. The 30 prisoners 24 could not write, and 19 could not read; of 138 people of South Carolina have spoken out, the wish long prisoners committed to Reading Gaol, 25 only could write. entertained by the Southern States to separate from those of the Middle and North, and put an end to an Union,
ACCIDENTS AND OFFENCES. they believed, detrimental to their interests.
On Tuesday evening, about eight o'clock, David Blackie, MINISTERS TURNING THE Penny.-We see by advertisement wright, in Holboro Street, Aberdeen, was found lying on the that ministers, encouraged by the success of their Penny Maga- road, having been stabbed in the belly by a koife, the blade of sine, are about to start another peony publication, the Penny which was found sticking in the wound. He was carried to Cyclopædia. We wish them leisure for the management and his home, and the Sheriff and Procurator Fiscal were immedipushing of their new speculation.
ately seot for, who instantly repaired thither ; but the unfortuLoss of SHIPs.-A correspondent of the Boston Gazette' nate man expired a few minutes before their arrival. George furnishes the following remarkable facts :-" From an examin. Mathieson, a shoemaker, has been committed to goal, charged ation of Lloyd's List, from the year 1793 to the coinmence with the crime.-- Aberdeen Observer. ment of 1829, it has appeared that the number of British ves The Aberdeen Journal gives the following exemplification, sels alone, lost during that period, amounted, on au average, to out of hundreds that might be given, of carelessness and inatno less than one and a half daily. We learn from Mureau's tention in the use of fire-arms working their deserved effectstables, that the number of merchant vessels employed at one time. At Williamston House, on the afternoon of the 10th instant, in the navigation of England and Scotland amounted to about Alexander Castells, the butler, went out with a double-barrel20,000, having one with another a burden of 120 tons. Out of led detonating gun, to amuse himself in shooting wild-fowl in 551 ships of the royal navy of Englaod lost to the country dur. the plantations on the river-side surrounding the lawn. Having the period above mentioned, only 160 were taken by the ing discharged one barrel and reloaded, he incautiously forgot to enemy; the rest having either stranded or foundered, or been uncock the other; and on returning home, in leaping a fence burnt by accidente
within a short distance from the house, the gun came in conTaxes on BUILDING, &c.-A report on certain proposed tact with it ; when, melancholy to relate, it went off, and lodgimprovements in Westminster, gives the following estimate of ed the whole contents in his bowels. Medical aid was got the duty on muterials for a “ brst rate house," 24 feet front by without loss of time, but was of no avail; for after sutte. ing 45 in depth, tbe cu:t price of which would be L.2500 :-stone '' wo lours' most excruciating agony, he expired."