25 FEBRUARY 1860

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AFTER all Mr. Disraeli has led his party in a faction fight against Lord Palmerston's Ministry ; showing that second thoughts are not always the better thoughts. Mr. Da Cane's...

The consideration of the Budget has absorbed nearly the whole

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of public activity. Nevertheless a remarkable meeting has been held in London to promote the practice of elementary drill in public schools. We have expressed our opinion on the...

The European question has advanced a short stage—Austria has rejected

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the proposals of the English Government. Count Rechberg's reasons for that course show that, in spite of the de- feats of last summer and the cession of Lombardy, Austria still...

The country has pretty fully expressed its opinion on the

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financial measures of the Government. All the interests affected by them have assembled together, debated, resolved, memorial- ized, and deputed. The Chancellor of the Exchequer...

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PRINCIPAL BUSINESS OF THE WEEK. Meese or Loans. Monday, February 20. The French Treaty ; Lord Derby's Complaints. Tuesday, February 21. The Budget ; Mr. Du Cane's Motion,...

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A deputation, composed of many Members of Parliament, and gentle- men interested in the manufacture and consumption of paper, headed by Mr. Puller, M.P., waited °tithe...

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Tin QUEEN held a Court and Privy Council at Buckingham Palace on Wednesday. At the Court, M. Musurus, Turkish Ambassador, had an audience of the Queen and delivered a letter...

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The Merchant Company of Edinburgh approves of the Budget at a whole, but suggests that the Government should seek to obtain the aboli- tion a the duty on the export of rags, and...

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Sraam—The agitation of the Ultramontane party, and the ! -- mea- sures taken by the Government to suppress it, are the characteristics of the news from France. This agitation...


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The Lord - Mayor of Dublin gave a banquet on Monday to inaugurate his reigtr, Lord. Carlisle was present, and he made &pleasant speech, suggested , , by a sneer of Mr....


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The Liverpool Chamber of Commerce adopted a. memorial on the 17th, expressing general approval. of the Budget and the treaty, but regretting that reciprocal arrangements had not...

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At the Council Meeting of the Society of Arts on Thursday, the Gua- rantee Deed for raising a sum of not less than 250,0001., on behalf of the Exhibition of 1862, was approved,...

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TUE WEST rums AND A3IERICA. ,North Drizton, .February 24,1860. Sut—I have read with great interest the letter of your intelligent cor- respondent "Otto Wenkstem," and agree...

Raris correspondent says that "whatever may have been said of

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the unpopularity of the treaty of commerce, and of its having a merely political object, it is quite clear that both countries are preparing to take advantage of its...


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SATURDAY MORW1NO. Mr. NEWDEGATE maintained the proposition that the prosperity of the country for the last ten years was not entirely caused by free trade, but 'by the...


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STOCK Exemours, FRIDAY Armaxoes. The English Markets have been - firm and rather more animate this neck. Consols were first quoted on Monday eteady at 940 94 ' t and continued...

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Conservative party at this moment is not one to be envied by their opponents, or admired by their friends. After all the protestations of Lord Derby at Liverpool and his lec-...


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THE POPE, THE PROTECTIONIST, AND THE PEWTER POT. "ENGLiND does not love coalitions," -said the politician who is at the head of one of the oddest coalitions ever seen within...

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IT must be admitted that Mr. Sidney Herbert rendered last week, on the whole, a very satisfactory account of the state of our mili- tary institutions. We say, on the whole,...


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THE desire to promote elementary drill in public schools is a legiti- mate consequence of the Volunteer movement. In itself a good thing, it may be almost regarded as essential...

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By the Registrar-General's return there were 1454 deaths in London

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last week—an increase of 12 on the previous week. The average number of deaths for the corresponding weeks in the ten years 1850-59, was 1288. Th e mortality of last week,...


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Ix a recent issue of this journal, we drew attention to the sta- tistics of insolvency, developed and progressive ; and, after point- ing out the inefficiency of all the...

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HENRY ILAND THE LEAGUE. * MISS Diana, already favourably known by her historical or bio- graphical chronicles of sovereigns of the houses of Valois and Navarre, in continuing...

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THE TRIAL OF THE " OLD CORRECTOR." * THE controversy which

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has been pending since last July concern- ing lfr. Collier's famous folio copy of Shakspeare is now ripe for decision, the pleadings and depositions on both sides having been...

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THE MARQUIS D'HAITTERITE. * Le Roman d'un Aline ITomme Pauvre has

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turned out to be more than a nine days' wonder. After enjoying great success as a * The Marguie d'Hauterioe, or the Romance of a Poor Young Han. By Octave Pettillet. Published...

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Messrs. Sampson Low and Co. announce for the 1st of March a new and improved "Dictionary of the English Language," by Dr. Worcester. This work is stated to have been in...


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SIR JOHN EARDLEY WILMOT'S REMINISCENCES OF THE LATE Thomas Assnrrow SIAITH is an amusing memoir of a man unrivalled in his line, the "field marshal of fox hunting" as the Duke...

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A huge drama in eight acts, crammed full of incident from beginning to end, has been produced at the Gaiete. Its authors are the indefati- gable MM. Amicet Bourgeois and Michel...

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The comedy, produced last Thursday at the Haymarket, and entitled the Overland Route, may be pronounced. one of Mr. Tom Taylor'a most sharacteristic works. In the Contested...


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The New Philluirmonic•Concerts have begun. for the season. These' were formerly the concerts of the New Philharmonic Society ; but that Society no longer exists, and. the...

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On the 17th instant, a lecture "On the Influence of Science on. the Art of Calico Printing" was given at the Royal Institution by Dr. Cal- vert. Calico-printing was stated to...


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BRITISH FUNDS. (Closing Prices./ i ftstoord. Weeds,. 3' pe r Cent Console 94) 941 3 914 95 915 per Cents Reduced , Ditto for Account New 3 per Cents 96 95 Annuities 1880 — —...


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On the 16th of February, at 8, Rutland Gate, the Hon. Mrs. Portman, of a son. On the 16th, the Wife of Charles Lamb Kenney, Esq., of the Inner Temple, bar- rister-at-law, of a....


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FROM THE LONDON flAZETTE, FEBRUARY 21. Bardirupts.—Wir.r.rm JACOB THORPE, Commercial Road, New Peckham, painter -Gamine and Moans &Noss, King's Square, Goswell Road,...