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At Leith, on the 18th instant, Mr. William Wilson, Bannock. Here, on the 6th instant, the Reverend Dr. Walter Buchanan, ce. burn, to Eliza, second daughter of the late Mr. Evan Liddel, Lith. of the ministers of Canongate, in the 77th year of his age and the 323
At 101, Lauriston Place, on the 20th instant, Mr. James M.Dowall, of his ministry. wine merchant, Leith, to Margaret, daughter of the late Mr. Scott, On the 4th instant, in ber 17th year, at the Governor's House, reis. Craiglockhart.
burgh Castle, the residence of her father, Lieutenant-Colonel Hare, At Preston field, on the 18th instant, the Reverend David Horre, Sophia Amelia Alexandrina, wife of James Arcbibald Campbell, you of Yester, to Caroline, youngest daughter of the late Edward Cooke,
ger of Inverneil, Esq. Esq., Honourable East India Company's service, Bengal Establish. At 7, Melville Street, Edinburgh, on the 4th instant, Elizabe ment,
Agnes, infant daughter of David Campbell, Esq., W.S.
Here, on the 6th instant, Mrs. Mary Broadfoot, relict of Capta
Graham. youngest daughter of the late Henry Davidson, Esq., of Tulloch. At 50, Claremont Place, Glasgow, on the 27th instant, Hugh Lang,
At Limekilns, on the 2d instant, Mrs. Jane C. Macdonald, relia e Esq. M.D., late of St. Croix, to Cleland, eldest daughter of the late
Captain George Hutchison. James Dunlop, Esq.
At Arden, Lanarkshire, on the 7th instant, Robert Jamieson, server, At Camelon, near Falkirk, on the 18th instant, the Reverend John
Esq., W.S. Watson, minister of Cumbernauld, to Miss Élizabeth Dougal of
On the 2d instant, at Torquay, Devon shire, Adam Patersos, 14
advocate. Camelon. " At Halleraig House, Airdrie, on the 21tb instant, Mr. James Wil.
At 23, Queen Street, on the 3d instant, Mrs. Borthwick of Crook
ston. kie, of the Airdric Distillery, to Isabella, fourth daughter of the late Mr. James Shanks, farmer, Starlaw, near Bathgate.
At Green Park, on the 4th instant, Mr. Francis Marshall, jeseca,
Edinburgh, in the seventy-eight year of his age.
At 25, James' Square, on the 4th instant, Peter Herst, E,
W.S, At Dumbarton, on the 17th ultimo, Mr. William Watt, late officer
At Linlithgow, onthe 20th ultimo, George Cunningharp, Esq., vita, of excise.
in the 81st year of his age, At Cincinnati, State of Ohio, North America, on the 15th October
At 28, Castle Street, on the 6th instant, Charlotte, eldest daughter of last, Mr. William Bogie, formerly of Kirkalds, Fifeshire.
Major Alexander Fraser, of the 20th regiment of foot. At Dremisdale, on the 5th ultimo, the Rev. George Muuro, minis At Arniston Place, on the 4th instant, Mr. John Lang, eklest son of ter of South Uist, in the ninety-second year of his age, and sixty.first George Lang, Esq., of Broomhill, aged 2 years. of his ministry.
At Auchtermarnie, on the 30th ultimo, Richard Lundis, Esq., of
Auchterinairnie, Here, on the 19th ultimo, John Paterson, Esq. architect, in his Blst
At Musselburgh, on the 4th instant, Janet Yule, eldest daughter of year.
Henry Sanderson, surgeon. At the Manse of Snizort, Isle of Skye, on the 17th ultimo, the Rev.
At Dunoon, on the sth instant, in the 91st year of her age, Mrs. Malcolm Macleod, minister of that parish.
Barbara Menzies, relict of the late Robert Shirreff, Esq., merda, At Oporto, on the 10th ultimo, John Hall, second son of Mr. Hugh Leith. M.Corquodale, of Liverpool, in his 220 year.
At Lanark, in the Clydesdale Hotel, Sir Charles M'Donal Loct. At Oat Bank, of inflammatory fever, on the 16th ultimo, the Right hart, of Lee and Carnwarth, Bart., on Saturday evening at hali-past
6. Hon. Catharine Anne, Countess of Aboyne.
He arrived at the hotel on Friday evening at 10, apparently in good
health. At London, on the 10th ultimo, Edward Hanson, youngest son of Frederick Colqahoun, Esq.
On the oth instant, at 5, Manor Place, Norman Horatia, second son Here, on the 18th ultimo, Mungo Ponton Brown, Esq. Advo.
of Francis Grant, Esq. cate,
At Seabank, Rothesay, on the 7th instant, Mary Young, yorngest Al Tranent, on the 16th ultimo, Miss Jane Mercer, daughter of the daughter of the late Samuel Allen, surgeon, Royal Navy. deceased James Mercer, Esq. merchant in Ediuburgh.
At 9, Salisbury Road, Edinburgh, on the 13th instant, Mrs. Helen At St Mungo Street, Glasgow, on the 230 ultimo, Janet, daughter of Wauchope, relict of the late John Wauchope, Esq., Belhaven, Dan. the Rev. Archibalt Lawson, late minister of Kirkmaboe.
bar. Here, on the 22d ultimo, Mr. Andrew Miller, keeper of the On the 7th instant, at 51, Clerk Street, Mr. Hector Swanson, late imperlal standard wcights and measures for the comnty of Edin. Examiner of Excise, burgh,
At Portobello, on the 7th instant, Miss Janet ('armichael, daughter On the 2d vltimo, at Naples, Lord Berwick, of Attingham House, of the late John Carmichael, Esq., merchant in Fdinburgh. Shropshire.
At Balibiddy, county Down, on the 13th instant, Admiral Sir Henry At Leith, on the Ist ultimo, Mrs. Catherine Hildreth, aged 77, re Blackwood, KC B.G.CH , Groom of the Sedchainber to the King. lict of Captain William Nesbitt, who, it will be recollected, when On the 29th September last, Lieutenant-Colonel Glass of Atbey commander of the smack Queen Charotte, so gallantly beat off a Park, late of the Bengal artillery. large French privateer. Also, on the 16th instant, John Selby Nes. At Peterhead, on the 2d instant, Robert Robertson, Esq., of Boddam, bitt, their youngest son, late of the Sir William Wallace, aged thirty in the 720 year of his age. seven.
At Fernyflat, on the 31 instant, Mr. James Hector, aged 79 On the 15th ultimo, in Carnarvonshire, Lord Newborough.
At Old Aberdeen, on the 4th instant, Elizabeth, daughter of the late On Monday, in Lambeth Workhouse, Mrs. E. Beverley, an actress John Duncan, Esq., of Mosstown and Drumside, of some celebrity at Covent Garden and Drury Lane Theatres.
At Bellary, Madras, on the 2d June last, Brevet.Captain Neil Mori. Died, at Drumsheugh House, on the 26th ultimo, Mrs Walker, of son, of bis Majesty's 55th regiment of foot, and formerly of the royal Coates.
Perthshire militia. At Nelson Street, on the 22d ultimo, Lady Fairfax, in the 85th year At East Lodge, Enfield, the seat of the Honourable William Fullt. of her age, relict of the late Vice-Admiral Sir William George Fair. ton Elphinstone, on the 6th instant, the Honourable Ann Stuart Eh hucfax, who commanded His Majesty's Ship Venerable, the flag ship stone, eldest daughter of John, Ilth Lord Elphinstone, of Admiral Lord Duncan, in the memorable battle off' Camper. Here, on the 4th instant, Mrs. Mary Swanson, aged 'Si, widow of the down.
deceased Mr. Donald M.1.eod, late farmer in Tister, Caithnese In Moray Place, Edinburgh, on the 22d ultimo, aged 7 years and 8 On the 9th instant, the Rev. George Dickson, minister of the Sores. months, Richard Brooke Riddell, second soni of Sir James Milies Rid sion Church at North Sunderland. dell, Bart.
At Invetkeithing, on the 7th instant, Robert Stewart, son of Mr. At Tranent, on the 25th ultimo, Mr. James Murray, baker.
James Peddie, architect, At Old Aberdeen, on the 17th ultimo, Jane, daughter to the late On the 5th instant, at Portobello, William Beresford Tait, aged eight Dr. Alexander Gerard, Professor of Divinity in the King's College years, son of the late James Tait, Esq., R.N. and University of Aberdeen.
On the 17th instant, aged nineteen months, Robert, only son of Mr. On the 18th ultimo, of ossification of the heart, Mr. James Douglas, J. F. Macfarlane, 25, York Place. surgeon, Brechin.
At Upper Wooden, near Kelso, on the 18th instant, Madalina Gor. At Balnakilly House, Atholl, on the 17th ultimo, Alexander Stewart, don Wishart, youngest daughter of the lare Captain Alexander Wishart, Esq, of Balnakilly, in the 83d year of his age.
of the 78th regiment. At Muckledale, on the 28th ultimo, Mrs. Beattie, relict of Thomas At Edinburgh, on the 17th instant, Mr. John Syme, of the Courant Beattie, Esq., of Creive.
Office. At Tranent, on the 20 instant, Mr. John Allan, in the eighty-second At Hamilton, on the 14th instant, Lieutenant Robert Riudle, bail. year of his age
pay, 12th royal lancers. At Blandfield House, Edinburgh, on the 24th ultimo, James Blyth, At Edinburgh, on the 12th instant, Miss Agnes Campbell, daughter Esq., formerly of Pilrig Street.
of the late William Campbell, Esq., of Queenshill. On the 25th ultimo, Mr. William Hunter, late of Lochrin Distillery, At7, India Street, on the 19th instant, after long illness, Mrs. Bar. At St. Andrews, on the 28th ultimo, Isabella, eldest daughter of clay Dun. Alexander Binny, Esq.
At London, on the 20th instant, the Right Honourable Lady TeoAt Aberdeen, on the 21st ultimo, Alexander Crombie, Esq., of terden. Phesdo, aged 66.
At his house, 5, Bonnington Place, on the 15th instant, James ForAt Dumfries, on the 26th ultimo, Mrs. Maxwell, the lady of Well rest, Esq., merchant, Leith. wood Maxwell, Esq., of Barncleuch.
At Barnstaple, Vevonshire, on the 20th instant, Mrs Colonel At Maxwell'own, Dumfries, on the 27th ultimo, Agnes Glendin. M Lean. ning, spouse of Mr. Hunter, writer there, in the 31st year of her Here, on the 13th instant, John Harvey, Esq., W.S. age.
At 5. Buccleuch Place, on the 19th instant, Mr. George Veitch. At Glasgow, on the 3d instant, Fleming Pinkstan, Esq., of Pinkstan, At Mauldslie Castle, on the 24th instant, Harriet, wife of Archi. aged eighty-seven years.
bald Douglas, Esq., and daughter of Lieutenant General Sir James At Lark field, near Glasgow, William Angus, Esq., merchant." Hay. On the 3d instant, at Hardeston, Kinross-shire, Adam Pearson, Esq., Glasgow
At Glasgow, on the 29th ultimo, at Fife Place, Mr. James Samuel, EDINBURGI : Printed by and for Joon JOHNSTONE, 19, St. James's late of Stirling
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MONTHLY CHRONICLE OF PUBLIC EVENTS,
SCOTTISH LISTS, &c.
No. 6.-Vol. I.
THURSDAY, JANUARY 31, 1833.
NEWS OF THE MONTH.
The city of London has already moved in this mo
mentous question, and the country throughout is Public expectation is already on the stretch for ripe to follow the good example. A declaration, the meeting of the new Parliament, which was to most gratuitously made by Mr Stanley, against Baltake place on Tuesday (yesterday) the 29th. The lot, and indeed all farther Constitutional Reform, first week will be occupied with formalities and has had the happy effect of rousing the spirit of matters of routine, and upon the 5th or 6th Fe reformers. The London City Meeting adopted bruary, it is expected that the King will open the three petitions, which are to be presented to ParParliament in person, if his health permit. With liament; one for the repealing of the Septennial Act, the exact interpretation of this diplomatic phrase, another for the repeal of the Assessed Taxes, and we do not interfere. The Ministers are, however, a third for Ballot. They are to be presented by said to have risen in favour at Court, since the re- three of the city members. Mr Grote, one of sult of the election has demonstrated the high them, is also pledged to originate a motion in the estimation in which they are held by the country. Commons for Vote by Ballot ; and we cannot doubt At the date of our last Register, only one election but that he will be powerfully supported. The was undecided in Scotland, that of Orkney. Both secret history of the elections in the Scottish councandidates were understood to be liberal men, but ties alone, furnish an irrestible array of arguments Mr. Traill, the former member, has carried his for the adoption of a mode of voting, in use in election. There was some slight rioting produced by France and America, and sanctioned, moreover, by the friends of Mr. Laing, the unsuccessful candi- the usage of all Conservative and fashionable clubs. date, and exaggerated by rumour into a mighty affair. We shall not again, this month, sing Te
December was the month of Elections ; January Deum over the downfal of the Tories ; defeated has been that of Dinners. The Whigs and Rehorse and foot from Maiden Kirk to John o'Groats, formers have celebrated their victories, the Tories though the victory has not been obtained without and Conservatives their defeats, by dinners, in the struggle and sacrifice, which, we rejoice to say, is usual form, and with the customary speeches, comimproved to the proper use. The people are every pliments, promises, and toasts. February and where put upon their guard by theTory manæuvres, March must be the months of business ; when ecoand convinced by the events of the late election of nomical reforms must follow hard upon such conthe absolute and immediate necessity of defending stitutional reforms as shall, at once and for ever, the blessings they have conquered, by returning to place the people in the undisturbed possession of the constitutional practice of Triennial Parliaments, the instrument of all future good-a House of Comand securing the free exercise of the franchise they mons which shall really be the representative of have gained, by the adoption of the ballot while it the public mind, and the guardian of the public is yet time, and before the Conservative influen. interests. ces, and the great Tory land proprietors, through a new-created host of £50 vassal electors obtain BOROUGH REFORM.--This question is actively their former hold over the House of Commons. occupying the attention of the people of Scotland. While the elections were in progress, several of The Lord Advocate is, it appears, drawing up an the members of the Government appeared favoura- emancipation bill, of a general character ; but the ble to the Ballot, though events, not principles, citizens of Edinburgh, and, we believe, those of have since changed their views. The spirit and other towns, consider that any bill which does not excitement of the People have, at an expense of provide for peculiar and local cases of grievance, individual interests which cannot be looked for a as the Annuity Tax of Edinburgh, and the exsecond time, returned an independent set of repre-emption of menibers of the legal profession from sentatives, and it now remains to fix, without delay, many local taxes, cannot be suitable or efficient. the representation on an independent basis, by short Nor can the adoption of any general plan of Parliaments, and entire protection to electors in Burgh Reform, he contemplated, till the details, as voting
well as general principles, are fully and leisurely
discussed, and the sense of the inhabitants of Scheldt open to every country, save Britais, the burghs deliberately ascertained. However France, and Belgium. Our Conservatives applaud well qualified the Crown lawyers may be to draw his spirit. It is indeed worthy of a Tory peer. out a bill, there is no disparagement to them Before many more months, the returning good in believing, that there are hundreds of in- sense of the Dutch people, or their growing distelligent private members of civic communities content at the interruption of trade, may help much more able to suggest municipal regulations, their Sovereign to make up his mind to : reasonand to originate a scheme of reformed burgh go-able line of conduct. vernment than they can be.
FRANCE.--The Duchess de Berri is to be allor. ed to repose herself in prison, till the time arrives
when she can be dismissed from the territory of IRELAND.
France without risk of returning to play more mad We were unable, last month, to state precisely pranks. France is apparently tranquil, and Louis the result of the late elections in Ireland. The Philippe consolidating power, of which we can only Repeal party is powerful in numbers, and still hope he may make the right use. more so in the weight of the constituency which it
THE UNITED STATES. represents. There are forty-two Repealers, and
The difference between the Northern and Souththe Conservative and Ministerial Members are
ern States, to which we alluded in last Register, pretty nearly balanced, so that the Government has assumed a serious and even threatening apcannot reckon much upon support from Ireland, save on general questions. O'Connell was never doubt the possibility of actual hostilities, where
pearance, though, till the blow is struck, we shall before nearly so powerful. He has successfully organized an unarmed Volunteer force, which just grievances of the people of South Carolina in the
so many reasons exist for union and peace. The means a force ready, at a moment's notice, to take Tariff are not without foundation, and the tone of up arms for any object he shall propose. We can the President is to the full as harsh in decision as not see how the Government is to get out of the might be expected from the head of a Republic; coil which the impetuosity of Mr. Stanley has but the weakness of the Southern, and the strength woven for them. Unshipped from Ireland, he must of the Northern States, and the temper and inbe, but it is almost too late to repair his errors
telligence of both, are security against hostile colof judgment and of temper. The Government
Jision. The regulation of the Tariff must be chang. are, we trust, prepared to act such a part with the ed, and the Carolinians must cease to vapour. sinecure Church of Ireland as shall gain them when one looks into the internal situation of these many friends, even in the O'Connell ranks, and slave states, the apprehension of war, and a violent leave no one room for farther complaint.
dissolution of the federal Union, is balanced by the unhappily, nothing new to say, that Ireland is in a certainty of the emancipation of the slave populastate approaching complete anarchy.
When one looks over the record of crime and wretchedness than that of our West India Colonies.—The Pre
tion from brutalizing bondage, worse, if possible, in that country, even for one short month, any sident's message is always the most satisfactory change for the better were welcome; and our
public document it falls to our lot to peruse. This strongest objection to the Repeal of the Union is, not that Britain would suffer, but that Ireland year it is unusually gratifying. There is an im.
mense increase of trade, a flourishing revenue, and would become yet more divided and miserable.
a debt of seven millions of dollars, which will proIf it could be demonstrated to the British Legis- bably be wholly extinguished before another mes. lature, that the Repeal of the Union, or even the separation of the kingdoms would benefit Ireland, make us envious, but they may well make us
sage is sent to Congress. These things need not we are convinced that the strongest objection
TAXES ON KNOWLEDGE.
The Schoolmaster is at a loss on this subject, and The King of Holland maintains his character discharges his load of perplexity upon the broad for obstinacy; but every shade and apprehension of shoulders of Lord Althorpe. The newspaper duty a war has passed away. Various propositions have is to be removed, and it is not to be removed; and been made to his Dutch Majesty, but as yet he has it is to be reduced to a mere fraction, and also to done nothing except throwing the navigation of the stand at nearly the present amount ! In sober truth,
we believe Lord Althorpe has no more certainty,
than the Schoolmaster has knowledge, about this One of the Editors of the Schoolmaster lately received matter. Our serious opinion, however, is, that the an Irish provincial paper, in which the genealogy of Government will be hurried into giving us, in its O'Connell is painfully traced up through four or five co.
own way, an agreeable surprise, by the total aboli. lumns and fifty generations, to the “Ould Ancient Kings of tion of these duties. A rate which shall cover Ireland.” “ Is this a straw thrown up to shew how the wind sits?" We shall be among the last to believe that postage we do not call a tax; it is a necessary ar. the “ Counshellaire" is other than honest.
rangement for the public convenience. Retaining
the duty on advertisements at its present exorbi. OBSERVANCE OF THE SABBATH.-A mreting of the tant rate, we conceive about as enlightened as a
inhabitants of Glasgow, favourable to the religious obsere decree to 'prohibit good roads from being made there, for the purpose of expressing their approbation of the
vance of the Sabbath, was lately held in the Tron Church through a country, to facilitate the commercial conduct of the last House of Commons, in instituting an intercourse of its inhabitants. To a moderate toll inquiry into the law and practice on that subject, and con. on the roads we have no objection ; though it sidering the expediency of petitioning the Parliament no v would be hard to make the huxter's jack-ass pay investigation. The Hon. the Lord Provost in the chair:
about to assemble, for a renewal and continnance of that as much as the lord's chariot.
Principal M'Farlane moved a resolution, to the effect, that
the observance of the Sabbath was imperative on all, and CHAIR OF NATURAL PHILOSOPHY.—This chair, vacant that the meeting rejoiced in what had been done by the late in the University, by the death of Professor Leslie, sas oc
Parliament in regard to making full inquiry into the state
of Church observance throughout the land. Mr. H. Paul casioned much discussion in Edinburgh. Among the nume seconded the resolution. The Rev. Dr. Dick moved the rous candidates were Sir David Brewster, and Mr. Gallo. next resolution, which was seconded by the Rev. Mr. Gedway, Mathematical Professor at Sandhurst, both eminently ment, ani was seconded by the Rev. Mr. Willis.
Jes. The Rev. Mr. Almond moved the petition to Pailia. qualified for the appointment. It has, however, pleased our thirty-three self-elected and learned Magistrates, and Pa
ENGLAND. trons of the University, or rather twenty of their number, to
The quarterly account of the state of the Reprefer Mr. J. D. Forbes, son and brother of a banker in this venue, up to the 5th of January 1833, exhibits a city; a youth of twenty-three, who may be a second Daniel, decrease, as compared with the corresponding though no one ever heard of him before. We presume they on the whole year amounts to L.516,169.
quarter of last year, of L.29,473. But the increase
The mean to signalize their dismissal from office, by an ap- finances of the country, therefore, are on the whole pointment obnoxious to every one in this community, save in a prosperous condition. There is an actual sur. and except themselves, and such of their friends as “need ing 10th October 1832, of L.467,391, 9s. 7d.
plus of income over expenditure, for the year endcash credits and bills discounted. Our worthy magis
THE FUNDS.--As soon as the elections were contrates are, in short, determined to die game.--- Perish cluded, the funds rose to 881 and 89. The fall o. Church, and University!—they will do what “ they please tained, contributed to their rise.
Antwerp, and the certainty of peace being mainwith their own.” The Students, the Merchant Company, MR. MANNERS Sutton's Pension.-A corresponthe Press, have been loud in remonstrance ; but this only dent of the Morning Chronicle, who signs himself confirmed our most enlightened rulers in their resistance to with great forethought in obtaining his retiring pen:
“ An Ex-M.P.,” says that Mr. Manners Sutton acted a branch of “the movement," which proposes that sci-sion from the unreformed House of Commons. It ence, and not jobbery, shall fill the Chairs of the Uni. is, indeed, not improbable that the new Parliament
may think the allowance somewhat extravagant. versity. Yesterday Mr. Forbes was elected.
Query—as the persion was granted under the imTHE CHURCH.
pression that Mr. Sutton was about to retire, worn
out with service, should it not be revoked, upon his ABOLITION OF CHURCH Patronage.—A meeting of this re-accession to the chair in full health and vigour, society, and of those interested in its effects, was held in if that event should take place after all ? the Assembly Rooms, on the 14th. Among the gentle MORTALITY OF THE METROPOLIS AS INFLUENCED men present we observed George Sinclair, Esq.M.P., Rev. BY CHOLERA.—By a reference to the account of Drs
. Dickson, Muirhead, Manuel, and M'Crie ; Rever. mortality of the year just ended, we find that the end Messrs Johnston, Paxton, Anderson, Sommervill and burials within the “ Bils” exceeded those of the Goold; Sir W. Seton, Bart., Mr. Forest of Commisson, former year by 3,269, and that the deaths from choMr. Campbell of Carbrook, Mr. Walter Brown, Mr. Adam lera are stated to have been 3,200. It thus appears White, Colonel Wilgress, Major M.Gregor, Mr. J. G. Ward, Mr. Bridges, Mr. Stothart of Cargen, Mr. Jo: that the annual mortality has been increased almost seph Liddle, Mr. A Campbell, Mr. Alexander Dunlop, in the direct ratio of the ravages of that disease; a
Letters of excuse were also read from Mr: fact which some have altogether denied. The total Andrew Johnston, M. P., and Rer. Mr. Martin, Kirk number of burials last year is reported to have been aldy.
28,606, being about 550 per week. Wledical GaIt has been rumoured at the West end of the town, zette. that the draft of the Bill for a Reform in the Church has TRANSMISSION OF THE Marls. The transmission been for some time past in possession of Ministers, and of the mails to all parts of the kingdom is speedily that its provisions have been made known to the heads of to be placed under a vew and economical arrangethe Establishment. According to its provisions, it is said ment, by which a saving in the expense of nearly that the Archbishop of Canterbury, the Archbishop of one-third will accrue. York, the Primate of Ireland, and the Bishop of London, of a very light construction, for this express pur
We hear that mail-coaches, are the only Prelates who are to have seals in the House of Lords; and this for the purpose alone of watching pose, are to be drawn by two horses only, but they over the affairs of the Church ; and they are neither to
are to travel quite as fast, if not at a more rapid speak nor to vote on lay matters.,
pace, than heretofore. The colour of the coaches The Lord Provost and Magistrates, and Town Cound themselves, instead of red brown, as now painted, cil of Glasgow, have devolved upon the vaacnt congre.
will be dark blue, out of respect to the nary. gation of the Tron Church in that city, the privilege of A requisition, sigved by nearly one thousand citichoosing their own pastor.
zens of London, and amongst them many of the
most respectable men in the metropolis, is presented At Cashel quarter sessions 10,000 civil bills are to the Lord Mayor, calling upon him to conrene an entered for recovery of tithes, at the suit of the assembly of the whole constituency of the city of Attorney-General. London, at the Guildhall, for the purpose of peti The distressed state of many of the Irish Clergy, tioning the House of Commons “to repeal the Sep- owing to the anti-tithe association, has, it is undertennial Act, to establish the right of Voting by Ballot stood, been brought under the notice of the Governat elections, and to repeal the Assessed Taxes." ment by the Bishop of London, who has advanced
Among the contemplated retrenchments by the L.1000 towards relieving them temporarily from Government, will be a reduction of the sum paid for their embarrassment; L.500 of which bas been some of our embassies abroad. The total amount placed at the disposal of the Archbishop of of saving in this way will, it is said, exceed L.60,000| Armagh. per annum.
We learn, with regret, the re-appearance in Tralee THE BALLOT.— It is the intention of Mr. Grote to of that dire pestilence, cholera, three cases of which bring the subject of ballot before the House of Com- have occurred since Monday, and all terminated mons immediately on the assembling of Parliament. fatally. The Board of Health are on the alert, and --News.
no new case has been reported since. Cholera is About July or August next, the electors of Eng- raging in the town of Donegal. Cholera partially land will bave a grand pawnbroker's sale of–Unre-exists in the city of Waterford, where four deaths deemed Pledges!
have occurred. The Ten Hours' BILL.–A meeting of delegates, from various districts, respecting the Ten Hours'
SCOTLAND. Bill, has been called by M. T. Sadler, Esq., at Bradford, to make arrangements for again bringing the subject before the House of Commons early in the
THE ELECTION OF SCOTTISH PEERS. ensuing Session of Parliament.
For the preservation of the general peace and orThe Glasgow Students held a meeting on Mon- der of the country, and for the prevention of one of day the 14th, to petition Parliament for the aboli- those violent physical struggles which form the tion of Negro slavery in the
Colonies. A party of worst of all precedents in a nation—for the continthe sons and relations of West Indian planters, uance, or rather the restoration, of a proper underarmed with cudgels, attended the meeting, and suco standing and feeling betwixt one class of men in ceeded in getting up a row.
the country and another—for a termination to beartHannah More.-We regret to hear that this ex
burnings, and enmity against man and man,-we cellent and distinguished lady is on her death-bed, should have wished ibis electiou to have been difas far as human calculations can estimate the result ferent from what it is. In plain terms, we should of her present illness, at Clifton. She is, we be- have wished the peerage to have performed one of lieve, in her eighty-fourth year.
those acts which might show a prospect of the or. M. Pozzo di Borgo is expected to take his depar- der dying a natural death. As fellow-men and ture from this country in the course of a month.
fellow.citizens, nay even as persons who consider Herald.
many of the order great men, and men deserving A dividend, amounting to L.20,000, was last week honours not less than those they have received, we paid amongst the creditors of Prince Esterhazy: the class fall by a sudden and bloody contest.
should be sorry to see the obnoxious privileges of The remaining balance is to be paid within six months.
We do not, indeed, in a spirit of gloom, portend The Marquis of Douro, accompanied by Sir Ro- such a catastrophe; we think we may trast to the bert Wilson, left Antwerp a few days since, for Dun- good sense of the people, and their feeling of imkirk, to pay their respects to old Chassé.
movable strength enabling them to smile at the Money.—The strongest test of returning con. petty attitudes of provocation and insult assumed fidence is afforded by the very prosperous condi- | by the puny body; but certainly if any class of tion of all the Government Securities; and there men was ever determined to exceed all the human
folly which former ages have exhibited, by trying to cannot be a doubt that this will, ere long, be at- rouse indignation, and to procure sudden annihilatended with a beneficial influence over commercial tion, by every possible gesture of contempt acd detransactions. By the Spring of the ensuing year, fiance, the British Peers are the men. What is it, the speculators for a rise calculate upon a consi- then, that they are doing? Why, they are trying to derable improvement in the Revenue.
put themselves individually against the House of Commons,--and the House of Commons backed by
public opinion. It is true they have not yet begun IRELAND.
their garrulous opposition, for the plain reason tbat
they have not mei; but they have blown the trum. The Marquis of Anglesey leaves Ireland, never | pet of defiance; they have given a plain broad to return as Viceroy. This, we hope, is an easy way hint of the dirty work they are to be about again. of getting rid of Mr. Stanley. The Duke of 'Rich- Ex pede Herculem. No prudent peerage, conscious mond is spoken of as the new Lord Lieutenant. of the "scrape" it had got into, and anxious to get
Mr. O'Connell held a muster of bis members out of it by meekness and propriety of conduct, lately in Dublin. Above thirty members of the would bave countenanced the struttery of defiance new. Parliament attended, but they declined com- exhibited in the election of Scotch Peers. Setting mitting themselves by vote on the repeal question. out of consideration altogether the danger that such
Mr. O'Connell is employed in organizing a new repeated acts might prompt the country to get rid association in Dublin, under the title of Irish Vo- of a certain annoyance by the easiest and most eflunteers. It is a political union under a new appel- ficacious means, the knowledge which every man lation,
has of the folly of a party exhibiting its weakness,