20 JUNE 1840, Page 9

Mr. Hume has offended his Irish friends by his absence

from the last division on Lord Stanley's Bill. The Morning Register thus assails poor Joseph--

" One of the incidents that formed the subject of universal conversation in the Liberal circles on Friday was the abstRee q' Mr. Joseph Hume, without a pair, on the night before. The indignation excited by this new proof of that migrateful man's disregard of the wishes of his constituents and the interests of Ireland, cam we are assured, be better imagined than described."

The Count de Sails has written another letter to the Repeal Associa- tion, recommending a combined attack upon the Church. A report had been circulated, that Lord Ebrington had dismissed the Count from the commission of the peace ; but it has been contradicted.