6 JUNE 1840, Page 10



In the House of Lords, last night, Earl Frrawria,mat stated that he should certainly bring forward his motion on the Corn-laws on Thurs- day next.

Lord DENMAN presented a petition .from Leeds, complaining of the treatment of Feargus O'Connor ; which induced the Marquis of Non- MANDY to read a statement sent to the Home Office by the Magistrates of York : this is an extract- " He does not scour his room out, nor perform any menial office. He has bad sheets offered to sleep in, and refused them. He occupies tonight, and will continue to occupy, the best room in the felons' side. He has tea, and is supplied without restrictions as to quantity, twice a day. He has animal food for dinner amid two glasses of wine. He is Sbuved daily, and has clean linen and towels when he washes. There are no beds but such as have iron stocks and flock-beds, of which flock-beds he has four. He has a pillow, chair, and table. He eats and has eaten his meals in the ward by himself, the first day excepted. He has a large yard for exercise He has a bedroom and a large hospital to himself. Ile wears his own clothes. He has not bad an). • newspapers. He has not written any letters nor received any without the in• spection of the governor." In the House of Commons, Lord Jonta RUSSELL, at the request of Sir JAMES GRAHAM, postponed the second reading of the Canada Clergy Reserves Bill, which was only printed on Wednesday, to Friday next.

Mr. PrcoT, questioned by Sir JANES GRAHAM, said that his bill to define the Qualification of Irish Voters could not he brought in till Thursday. His Registration Bill, brought in ten dugs ago, -is not get printed.

The Customs-duties Bill was read a third time, and passed.

In a Committee of Supply, the CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER moved a resolution that an additional duty of one shilling tad sixpence the load should be levied on the larger description of Canadian as well as Baltic timber. The resolution was agreed to ; but Alderman Tumor- SON intimated that he might oppose it on bringing up the report, as the duty would he equal to a rise of 15 per cent, upon Canadian and only 5 per cent, upon Baltic timber.

The remaining Estimates for the year—the Civil Contingencies, and Irish Miscellaneous Estimates—were voted in a Committee of Supply, almost without a remark. Lord Monewro, the Secretary for Ireland, and even the Member for Kilkenny were absent.

The report on the Colonial Passengers Bill was received, and the third reading fixed for Thursday.

Both Houses meet to-day, to get through some routine business; and then to adjourn for the 'Whitsuntide holydays, to Wednesday next.