28 SEPTEMBER 1844, Page 11

A meeting of country gentlemen and clergymen belonging to West

Suffolk was held at Bury St. Edmunds, yesterday, to consult on mea- sures for checking incendiarism by improving the condition of the peo- ple. Sir Henry Sunbury was Chairman, and he alluded to various measures, principally small allotments of land, district-farms on which to employ persons out of work, and the encouragement of benefit and other clubs of the kind ; all the plans to be carried into effect by a so- ciety to be established for that and similar purposes. Emigration was also talked of. The report is incomplete, but it was understood that resolutions for framing the proposed society would be carried.