1 JUNE 1850

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The efenfa of the week at home are multifarious rather

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thin important. For although the subject of the deputation to the Chancellor of the Exchequer on the Window-tax is important, the total absence of practical result deprives it...


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AFTER play even the grown child finds work rather irksome ; and the Whitsuntide holydays, followed too by the break of " the Derby day," indisposed Parliament to begin the week...

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Frbatto auh firoruhiugl, in Vartianaut.

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PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OF THE WEEK. Hausa or Lome. Monday, May 27. The Queen's Answer to the Lords' Address on the Birth of another Prince—Chancery Arrears, and Conversation on the...

Talking of murder reminds us of a challenge to Mr.

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Cobden. Yes, the Member for the West Riding having called Captain Aaron Smith a pirate,,4140'Captainlnut taken steps *wane obbik- ing "satisfaction"; butlir. olsdenaas taken no...

The immensely protracted debate on the new electoral law, in

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the French Assembly, has had no effect in modifying the measure, but some in altering the relations of parties. Vinisters and their allies have taken a position of open...

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Estimates for Civil Services, No. VII. for the yeas ending March 31st 1851. - The items comprised. in this estimate are described as "miscellaneous, special, and temporary...

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The freedom of the City of London was presented to Lord Gough on Thursday, as an acknowledgment of his great services in India. The ceremony was performed in full Court of...

Cie !Turf.

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QUEEN "VICTORIA. remains in perfect seclusion at rural Osborne : the Dutchess of Kent and the Prince of Leiningen, her brief visiters last week, returned to London on Saturday,...

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( 6-4t The Vice-Chancellor of the University of Cambridge has submitted

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to the Chancellor, Prince Albert, the address of resident members which we last week epitomized, and has added a communication on his ownre- sponsibility ; the spirit of which...

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FRANCE.—The debate on the electoral law was continued through the whole of last week. Its fourth day, Friday, was distinguished by a speech from M. Thief% which his party...


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A murder perpetratedlast week, in the county of Armagh, has acquired especial interestfroma letter coneerning it which Mr. Coroner Magee, who het& an inquest on the body, has...

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The Nepaulese Embassy landed at Southampton from the Ripon on Sa- turday, with all the éclat due to the political and personal distinction of its members. General Jung Bahadoor...

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SATURDAY. Parliament was occupied last night with two important Colonial sub- jects—the state of the West Indies, and the Australian Government Bill. In the House of Commons,...


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On the first day of Epsom Races, Tuesday, the attendance was propor- tionate to a very moderately attractive bill of fare, and a forbidding morn- ing sky. The Craven Stakes...

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We are authorized to announce that Lord Cottenham will be

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forthwith raised to the rank of Earl of Cottenham, of Cottenham, in the county of Cambridge, and Viscount Crowhurst, of Crowhurst, in the county of Surrey.—Globe. The...

Lord Brougham has introduced a bill in the House of

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Lords to arrange the duties of the Lord Chancellor otherwise than at present, to establish a new Court of Appeal in Chancery, and to regulate the emoluments of the Lord...

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Lord Ashley's Motion carried against Ministers by (Tellers included) 95 to 70. ANALYSIS OF THE VOTE. English Members. Scotch. Irish. Total. Majority 66 18 . 11 = 95...


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Monday, June S. Metropolitan Interments Bill : Committee. Supply : Report. Charitable Trusts Bill: Committee. English and Irish Universities : Adjourned debate. Nineteen other...

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It was agreed that the ease should stand over till

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next court-day, to allow ter had been unable, up to the present time, to obtain the opinion of Sir Fitzroy Kelly en the propriety of applying to the Court of Exchequer for a...

Otairto atilt Zulu.

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In our last notice of the Opera, we said-hat we thought Madame Frez- zolini's genius essentially tragic, and that we should no more expect to see her than we should have...

A little proverbe by M. Alfred de Musset, entitled Il

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fait qu'une porte soil ouverte ou fcrnsie, and recently produced at the St. James's, is worth seeing, partly because it belongs to a class of drama not too familiar, to the...

Tenant-right meetings are springing up in all quarters, and the

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move- ment or agitation seems to be fairly sot a-going. In the province of Con- naught, where hitherto the question rather lagged for the want of stimu- lants in the form of...

The Company of the Royal Italian Opera has been strengthened

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in an important department, this week, by the acquisition or'Signor Ronconi, one of the finest performers in Europe. Verdi's poor opera known by the name of Nino, with sundry...


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The English Funds had 'improved k per cent, and up to yesterday the market was steady at the advanced quotation. About the middle of the day, however, a fall of k per eent...

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San—As an acknowledged wellwisher to the fine arts, I am sure you will be glad to give publicity to the following statement, taken from the Cata- logue, if it'be only for the...


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uniformity granted to poetry byA.he State, The Laureate is appointed for life, and his office is now vacant. ,:.I therefore desire, through the medium of your influential...

Irttrio tit thr Cititur.

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THE NEW COMMON LAW COMMISSION. Temple, 31st Hay 1850. Sni,-.1roit printed in your last number the names of the new Common L Commisi - loners. I think I may say,. they have...


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DIVISION OF THE LORD CHANCELLOR'S DUTIES. LORD JOHN RUSSELL the Preinier now has an opportinity of doing hat which ten years ago Lord John Russell the &cretary deChired to be so...

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NorniNG more has been done about the University Commission ; but, on the other hand, a good deal has been said and written. Besides Lord John's letter and the two remonstrances...


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Forsownco out an idea we ventured to broach last week, we propose to jot down a few notes upon a branch of the Condition- of-Ireland question, which in itself supplies...


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NETER perhaps did the grand day at Epsom draw forth such vast multitudes by all the outlets of London. The reaction on the scantier attendance a few seasons back, with the...

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TREACHERY OF 1 .111E FRENCH ASSEMBLY. Tea National Assembly of France

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might serve the office of drunken Helot to the edified Parliament of this United Kingdom, if Pasha- *tent were capable of conning 'the lesson. The phrenomena of the 44 general...


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ALBERT SMITH as a Protectionist! Even so : among the s of Protection patronizing the Retrogradists of W • ord was the literary father of "Mr. Ledbury." Lord Castlereagh as...


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ENGL1ND must confess to some touch of meanness in her character, at least in our day. As a nation we are mean, and we show it. In one week you may find several traits. Here is...

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GENERAL PEPE'S SCENES AND EVENTS IN ITALY. * TAE volumes contain the patriotic view of the events in Italy during the last few years, from the time that Liberalism was rising...

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British public as an American litte- rateur, who, before he was out of his time as a printer, made an arrangement to cancel his indentures, published some poetry by subscription...

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BENEDICT's LECTURE ON 1EENDELSSOHN. * MxtrmassoinT's greatness as a musician was

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united to such qualities as a man, and his biography in both characters is consequently a sub j ect of so much interest, that Mr. Benedict's memoir is apt at first sight to...

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Boors. The History of the Early Puritans, from the Reformation to the open- ing of the Civil War -in 1642. By J. B. Marsden, M.A., Vicar of Great Wimmden. The Decline of...

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ROYAL ACADEMY EXHIBITION : SUB-HISTORICAL PICTURES. SUB.HISTORICAL we call such pictures as derive their subjects from his- tory, but treat themrather in reference to costume,...


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On the 20th May, at the Vicarage. Littlebury, Eases, the Wife of the Iles. Joseph Wix, of a son. On the 9 9 -d, at Stanstead Vicarage, Herta, the Wife of the Rev. J. W. Thomas,...

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BRITISH F IT N D S. (Closing Prices.) &turd. Monday. Tuesday. Tredoses. 3 per Cent Consols Ditto for Account 3 per Cents Reduced 31 per Cents Long Annuities Bank Stock, 8 per...


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PAwritrzesnies DissoLvxn.-Baldwin and Co. Stockport, hat-manufacturers-New- tonand Co. Manchester, tailors-Owners of Jarrow Colliery, Newcastle-upon-Tyne ; as tax as regards J....


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WAR - OFFICE, May 31.-7th Regt. Light Drags.-Ensign C. Kavanagh, from the 3d Foot, to be Conte% vice West, who exchanges. 17th Light Drags.-Cornet G. C. Morgan to be Lieut. by...