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versation, their Lordships divided, when His Majesty to carry into effect the rethe clause was negatived by a majority of solutions of the Committee on rebuilding 40 to 19, and the Bill was read a third the Houses of Parliament. time.
June 19. Mr. Hume brought in a Bill June 15. The Earl of Roslyn, after a for regulating the expenses attendant upon few prefatory observations, moved and elections in England and Wales, which carried an Address to His Majesty, pray,
was read first time, and ordered to be ing “ that he would be graciously pleased read a second time on the 26th inst. to appoint five Commissioners to examine June 22, 23. The various clauses of and report to the two Houses of Parlia- the MUNICIPAL REFORM Bill were disment upon the different plans proffered by cussed in Committee; and after some inthe competitors for the erection of the effectual attempts at opposition, the mi. new Houses, see p. 78.
nisterial propositions were carried without
amendment. On the ninth clause being HOUSE OF COMMONS.
brought forward, which was considered of June 15. Lord J. Russell having moved great importance, as tending to disfrazithe second reading of the MUNICIPAL RE. chise all the freemen of Corporations, an FORM Bill, Lord Stanley observed, that amendment was proposed by Sir W. Follet, while he highly approved of the measure, to protect the rights of freemen, whether as a whole, he was apprehensive, unless acquired by birth or servitude, and a warm care was taken, that a mode of close debate arose upon the question. It was voting would be introduced. He thought urged, upon one hand, that the scot and the Town Councils ought to be elected lot voters were as corrupt as the freemen, for six instead of three years, thus avoid. and that the rights of the latter ought not ing the excitement of incessant contests,
to be attacked by a side-wind, after having while the people would still have an am. been recognised by the Reform Act, ple control over those bodies. ---Sir R. Peel which expressly reserved them. On the willingly assented to the second reading. other hand, it was maintained that the He approved of the qualification of the rights alluded to were usurpations; that constituent body, but thought the govern.
the effect of the amendment would be to ing one ought certainly to possess some make freemen perpetual; and that, as a property qualification. He was favour- new system was now about to be adopted, able to the proposition of electing the there was an absurdity in having two sets Councils for six years, as calculated to of burgesses counteracting each other, and avoid the frequent recurrence of conflicts perplexing the operation of the plan. which would probably disturb the har. The debate, which was exceedingly animony of society.-The Bill was then mated, called up almost every speaker of read a second time, without a division, note in the House, and concluded by a and was ordered to be committed for division, the majority being in favour of Monday, June 22, to be discussed from the original clause. The numbers were day to day.
278 and 232, leaving a majority of 46 in Lord G. Somerset then moved and car- favour of Ministers. ried an Address to the Crown, praying
the night to Saint Sebastian, in such The cause of the Queen of Spain, in haste, as to leave in Tolosa an immense the northern provinces, has been on the quantity of ammunition, guns, cannons, decline. The troops of Don Carlos have &c. Villa Franca capitulated to the Carlhave every where prevailed, and the whole ists on the 3rd of June, after having been of the Basque provinces may be said to well defended; and Tolosa was evacuated be in their possession. General Valdez, on the 5th; Bilboa also, having been bomwith his arny, has taken up his position barded for several days by the Carlists, on the banks of the Ebro, without at- was expected to capitulate. tempting any decisive operation ; his Owing to the unfavourable position of troops, it is said, being in a general state affairs, it has at length been decided on of disorganization.
by the Queen-Regent's Government to The greater portion of the strongholds apply to England, France, and Portugal, of the Queenites in the northern provinces for that active assistance which by the have been evacuated ; Oraa and Espar- articles of the Quadruple Treaty it was tero have been completely defeated, and contended those powers were bound to their colours destroyed; El Pastor has furnish; consequently a protracted negobeen compelled to steal off, in the dead of ciation was entered into on the part of
Lord Granville and M. de Broglie, re- the Queen not to forsake the Catholic respecting the question of intervention. It ligion of the country, which was fast appeared to the representatives of the sinking, &c., and it was with no small difgovernments of England and France that ficulty that her Majesty regained her liberSpain was not in a condition to bear ty from them, after near one hour's sufthe charge of a levy of 25,000 men in fering of this clamour.' England, France, and Belgium ; and that therefore the only safe course would be to charge these States with the immediate
A project of the highest importance, outlay, at the same time guaranteeing to
but which has for some time been conthem re-payment on the part of Spain, as
sidered as imaginary and impracticable, a soon as she should be in a condition to plan for uniting the Rhine and the Danpay the debt. It was therefore agreed ube, is about to be carried into execution. upou, that each of the Powers who per- A company, under the direction of Baron mitted levies to be raised for the support
Le Flèche de Kendelstein, has been of the constitutional cause in Spain, should formed for the purpose, supported by support the troops leaving their respective several rich bankers at Amsterdam, and territories. Accordingly, in the London in Germany. When finished it will unite Gazette, of the 10th of June, a notice
the Black with the North Sea, which appeared, authorizing the enlistment of are now separated by a distance of 400 British soldiers in the service of the leagués. Queen of Spain, for the period of two
On the 16th of May, the city of Muyears. The command of the British
nich was thrown into consternation by troops has been entrusted by General. a tremendous explosion. The powderAlava to Colonel Evans, M.P. for West- magazine, situate at the distance of about. minster. The entire force will be 10,000 half a league to the west of the city, was. men; to be divided into 8,448 infantry, blown up, with the whole stock of bombs, 552 rifles, 700 cavalry, and 300 artillery. grenades, Congreve-rockets, and 300 barSteam vessels are engaged to transport rels of powder. The houses, even in the the first division of the English auxiliary remotest parts of the city, were shaken, legion to Spain. Six thousand men are
the rooms were filled with dust, and from to sail from Algiers for Malaga, as the
the pressure of the atmosphere, not only French quota.
were the windows broken, and the fragments of glass scattered into the furthest
corners of the rooms, wounding whomsoA sudden change of the administration has been effected at Lisbon, arising, it is
ever they struck, but in many houses the
window-frames were shattered, the doors stated, out of circumstances connected forced from the locksand hinges, and many with the young Queen's contemplated persons in the streets thrown down. Six marriage. A partiality is said to have existed for the young Duke of Nemours, the magazine was left upon another. In
persons perished; and not one stone of but which was opposed by the Empress the knapsack of one of the artillerymen and the ministers. The latter were unex. who perished in the explosion, a letter pectedly dismissed, and Marshal Saldanha
was found, addressed to his commanding placed at the head of the new ministry, officer, declaring his intention to commit with the Duke of Palmella as his coadju- the act of destruction, owing to the illtor, who were both favourable to a matri.
usage he had received. He had been an monial alliance with the Orleans family, idle and dissipated student in one of the and to which the French monarch had universities, and, after entering the army, given his assent. The English ministry, his conduct was such as to preclude all however, have expressed so strong a feel. idea of his obtaining promotion. ing of disapprobation at the contemplated marriage, that Saldanha has informed Lord Howard de Walden that it had A new era, says a correspondent from been definitively abandoned.
Rome, is at hand for the town of Tivoli. A private letter from Lisbon, dated The Arno will be led into another chan. May 16th, says:
A very extraordinary nel, some hundred paces further up. The scene took place at the Estrella Nunnery rock opposite to Tivoli is broken through the other day, upon the occasion of the -a work which will illustrate the reign Queen's visit to that convent. It ap. of Gregory XVI.—the river precipitating pears that upon her Majesty's arrival itself into the valley, in a north-western there, the nuns seized and dragged ber in direction from the present cascade, will solemn procession through the cloisters, form a new cascade, equal in elevation took her to the church, knelt down before and volume to that of Terni. The chanher, and commenced a regular din of la- nel cut in the rock is 300 feet in length, mentations and supplications, requesting and has been completed for some months,
and the preparations for conducting the river into its new bed will be shortly ter- A rail road is about to be formed beminated.
tween New York and Lake Erie, of the almost incredible length of four hundred
and eighty-three miles, and at the cost of According to the latest accounts the
five million six hundred and thirty-seven plague has been committing dreadful ra.
thousand five hundred dollars! Shares vages, in both Lower and Upper Egypt,
to the amount of upwards of one million setting every precaution at defiance, At eight hundred thousand dollars have alFoua,
a town of 25,000 or 30,000 inbabit- ready been taken in the city of New York, ants, 19,000 had already been attacked, and the rail-road is expected to be finished and of these, barely 500 escaped. Alex
in about three years.
A canal, 115 miles andria is almost a desert, having lost, by in length, is about to be constructed bedeath and emigration, two-thirds of its
tween Michigan and the Illinois River, population.
at the cost of three million dollars.
Accounts from Buenos Ayres state,
that the late governor, Quiroga, and his Letters from Cape de Verde inform us suite of ten persons, returning from a misthat the garrison had risen at St. Jago sion of mediation between two discordant against their officers, and proclaimed Don provinces (Tucuman and Salta), were atMiguel, After many excesses, the popula- tacked in the neighbourhood of Cordova tion of the town and its neighbourhood was by a band of assasins, who lay in wait for roused to oppose them, and they finally them, and murdered them in cold blood; succeeded in expelling them. The muti. only one person attached to the embassy nous garrison took possession of some escaped. This individual was a courier, Sardinian vessels, and sailed away, it was who at the moment of attack was sevesupposed for Italy, to tender their services ral yards in advance of the travelling carto Don Miguel. Nothing is further known riage which contained the ill-fated sufferabout them, and the island was perfectlyers, and instantly putting spurs to his quiet when the last advices left.
horse, saved his life.
CAPE DE VERDE ISLANDS.
DOMESTIC OCCURRENCE S. INTELLIGENCE FROM VARIOUS PARTS Diocesan Society for Promoting the OF THE COUNTRY.
Building and Enlargement of Churches, There is some probability that the &c. was held at Mold, the Bishop of St. hitherto-unexplored mineral treasures of Asaph in the chair. The following grants Dartmoor will be brought to light; some were made in aid of building a chapel at of the ancient workings (the supposed Pont Blenddyn, in the parish of Mold, stream-works of the period of the Phæ- 2001.; ditto, Oswestry, 2501. ; ditto, Rbyl, nicians and Carthaginians) have been 2001.; ditto, Ruabon, 300.2; ditto, Llanopened, and great quantities of tin have gadfan, 1501.; and of enlarging the church been found. The Chudleigh Uạited Com- at Ysceifiog, 1001. pany have, according to report, not only June 10. A dreadful storm visited Durthe most extensive set, but they have also ham ; during which, the western tower some of the richest lodes. A short time of the cathedral was struck with lightsince, a wheelbarrow and some miners' ning, hurling down an immense mass of tools were found, that had been buried 36 stone, which, alighting upon the pavement years since, which were in a perfect state beneath, was dashed into innumerable of preservation; some men had just then portions. At this moment, a party of got to the lode, when the water broke in students belonging to the University, who upon them, and, having found, they were had been inspecting a monument lately obliged to give up. The present com- erected to the memory of the Rev. J. pany are working with spirit.
Carr, late master of the grammar-school, May 16. The external repairs of Great alarmed by the crash, rushed from the Malvern Church have commenced, the first cathedral, and, lamentable to relate, two stone having been laid this day at the north- of them were instantly annihilated by the west angle of the nave, by Thomas Wood- falling fabric. Another had his right yat, Esq., of Holly Mount. The Rev. foot dreadfully mutilated, and a fourth Mr. Phillips, of Gloucester, and the Rev. was most severely bruised by several fragMr. Kinsey, of Cheltenham, have set on ments of the stone, which, rebounding, foot a subscription for the preservation of struck him on the abdomen. The names this noble structure.
of the unfortunate youths who perished Jane 2. A meeting of the St. Asaph are Hagle and Brown.
LONDON AND ITS VICINITY.
June 11. Five men were killed and 16 in the town-one in order to present to bruised, many of them severely, at New Captain Manning and Lieutenant Bran. castle, by the fall of some new buildings. der some testimonial of approbation of
June 13. The foundation stone of the their conduct; and another on behalf of public cemetery at E.ceter, was laid by the Marriott, a boy who lost his leg in conseRev. Chancellor Martin, in the presence quence of a shot passing through his of several other of the dignitaries of the knee. Church, and a large concourse of specta- The total emigration from the United tors. The Rev. Chancellor closed an elo- Kingdom amounted, in 1833, to 62,527 quent address on the occasion, by ex- persons; and in 1834, to 76,222. pressing his
gratification that all sects of professing Christians would now have a burying-place in common; and he assured his dissenting brethren, however they The London and Greenwich Railway. might differ on points of doctrine, or forms This work is rapidly approaching com. of Church government—and on some pletion; nearly 500 arches are built, expoints they must be content to differ-he clusive of those at the London Bridge most fervently hoped they would all at last end, and it is expected that an engine will meet where no differences could arise. commence running from the Spa-Road to
The foundation stone of a column to High Street, Deptford, before the month commemorate the indefatigable exertions of September. The whole line will, in all of the brothers, Richard and John Lan- probability, be completed before Christder, and to record the untimely fate of A few days since, one of the comthe former, who was murdered by the pany's engines performed several experi. natives in his recent expedition to the mental trips, for the purpose of testing the Quorra, was laid at Truro with masonic solidity of the works, when several noblehonours. All the respectability and wealth men and scientific individuals attended. of Truro and the neighbouring towns A tuinbler of water, filled to the brim, were present.
was placed near the rail, and the engine, The Court of Exchequer has decided with coals, water, and passengers that the corporation of Truro bave a right weight of at least 14 tons-passed along; to a toll of 4d. per cbaldron for metage of not a drop of water was spilt, and the vi. all coals coming into that port.
bration was scarcely perceptible. Those June 13. At Wolverhampton, an inves- wlio stood underneath the arches were ustigation of some length, connected with tonished to find that the noise was not so disturbances arising out of the election of great as that which would have been Sir F. H. Goodricke for South Stafford- occasioned by the passing of a backney. shire, was brought to a final close. It coach. This viaduct, when completed, appears that the military had been called will exceed, by three quarters of a mile, out to quell the riot, and some wounds the celebrated bridge of Trajan across were inflicted. Owing to the public ex- the Danube, and is certainly the most excitation caused by the affair, Government traordinary work of the kind in our age. thought proper to send down Sir F. Roe, May 16. Mr. Jerrold, author of Rent of Bow Street police office, to investigate Day,' and other successful pieces, brought the affair. In the course of the inquiry anactionin
Court of Common Pleas, against one hundred and fifty-two witnesses were Messrs. Morris and Winston, proprietors examined. From the evidence of the of the Haymarket Theatre, to recover soldiers it appeared, that by Captain compensation for a three-act piece intitled Manning's orders, they, in the first in- • Beau Nash, or the King of Bath, per, instance, only used the flats of their formed 13 nights in succession last season swords to disperse the mob; but this in their Theatre; they had given him 501, seems only to have encouraged violence, which they deemed fair remunerationand almost every one of the troop (the he thought not, and the jury being of the Captain included), were struck with same opinion, returned a verdict for the The men examined exhibited plaintiff
, damages 1001, in addition to the their belmets, all of which bore marks of 501. already paid. blows from stones; and the soldier whose June 19. The triennial ceremony called horse was killed by being stabbed with the Montem, was celebrated by the Eton some sharp instrument, was severely hurt scholars. Their Majesties attended, acby a stone while standing near his dead companied by the Duchess of Kent and horse. Before Sir F. Roe left Wolver, the Princess Victoria, the Duke of Cumhampton, an expression of thanks was berland, the Duke and Duchess of Camtendered by several respectable inhabit-bridge, and Prince George. The name ants to him, for the impartiality with of the “ Captain” this year is Money, which he had conducted the inquiry. and the subscriptions are stated to amount Two subscriptions have been commenced to upwards of 1,0001.
PROMOTIONS, PREFERMENTS, &c.
ECCLESIASTICAL PREFERMENTS. Dec. 15, 1834. Knighted, Capt. the Hon. Rev. W. Powell, to a Preb. in Llandaff Cath. Henry Duncan, R.N., C.B. and K.C.H.
Rev. J. E. Tyler, to a Preb. in Llandaff Cath. May 6. The Hon. Geo. Stevens Byng, Comp
Rev. - Smith, to be Canon in Worcester Cath. troller of his Majesty's Household.
Rev. T. Allbutt, Dewsbury V. co. York. May 20. The Right Hon. Marquis Conyng- Rev. J. Barnes, Bassenthwaite R. Cumb. ham and Right Hon. Viscount Morpeth to be Rev. D. Beynon, Tredington R. co. Worcester. of the Privy Council.--Knighted, Rear-Adm.
Rev. W. Braithwai Holland Fenn Chapel, John Acworth Ommanney, C.B. - Graham co. Lincoln. Speirs, esq. to be Sheriff Depute of the Shires Rev. R. S. Bree, Tintagell V. Cornwall. of Elgin and Nairn.
Rev. B. S. Broughton, Elmley Lovett R. co. May 22. Earl of Lichfield to be his Ma- Worcester, jesty's Postmaster General.—4th Light Dra
Rev, J. Daniel, Elmore P. C. co. Gloucester. goons, Brevet Major Edward Byrne to be Rev. M. D. Duffield, Bere and Layer de La Major.- 11th Light Dragoons, Capt. J. Jen- Hay, P. C. Essex. kins to be Major.–74th Foot, Lieut.-Gen. Sir Rev. J. Dodson, Cockerham V. co. Lancaster. R. Riall, K.C.H. to be Col.--Rifle Brigade,
Rev. W. C. Fenton, Mattersea Bawtry V. Notts. Capt. J. N. Gossett to be Major.
Rev. J. Garbett, Clayton R. Sussex. May 27. Right Hon. Sir R. Hussey Vivian, Rev. G. L. Hamilton, Carew V. co. Pembroke. Bart. and the Right Hon. Geo. S. Byng, to be Rev. J. Hardy, Lea P. C. co. Gloucester. of his Majesty's Privy Council.
Rev. C. Hesketh, North Meols R. co. Lanc. May 28. Royal Artillery, Major-Gen. Sir J. Rev. W. Jones, Llanfihangel Generglyn V. Maclean, K.C.H. to be Colonel Commandant. Cardiganshire.
May 29. 2d Foot, Capt. R. W. Brough, to Rev. T. G. Joyce, Kilmastulla C. Killaloe. be Major.–11th Foot, Lieut.-Col. G. L. Goldie Rev. W. Leech, Sherborne V. Norfolk. to be Lieut.-Col.-35th Foot, Lieut.-Col. J. Rev. C. B. Marshall, Brigsley P. C. Lincoln. Keightley to be Lieut.-Col.-90th Foot, Major Rev. C. Nevill, East Grinstead V. Sussex. G. G. Nichols to be Major.
Rev. J. Ridding, Andover V. Hants.
Rev. J. Shadwell, All Saints R. Southampton. Honour to his Majesty in Ordinary.
Rev. J. Shooter, Attenborough, V. co. Notts. June 5. Ist Dragoons, Major T. Marten to Rev, A. Short, Ravensthorpe V. co. Northamp. be Lieut.-Col.—1st Gren. Guards, Lieut. and Rev. A. C. Wallace, Great Coggeshall V. Essex. Capt. Sir J. M. Burgoyne, Bart. to be Capt.
Rev. E. W. West, Melborne V. Somerset. and Lieut.-Col.—19th Foot, Major T. Raper Rev. M. West, Haydon, V. co. Dorset. to be Lieut.-Col.–Royal London Militia, Wm. Rev. C. Wildbore, Clee V. co. Lincoln. Thompson, esq. M.P. and Alderman, to be
CHAPLAINS. Lieut.-Col.–North Devon Yeomanry Cavalry, the Right Hon. Lord Clinton to be Lieut.-Col. Rev. H. Berry, Chap. to Earl Spencer. - 1st Devon Yeomanry Cav. B. Fulford, esq. to
Rev. W. H. Charlton, to the Duke of Dorset. be Major.
Rev. J. L. Popham, to the Marq. of Abercorn. June 8. Isaac Alex. Hog, of Higham-lodge,
Rev. G. L. Wasey, to Lord Bridport. Suffolk, esq. to be Gentleman at Arms.
Archibald Earl of Gosford, created a Peer of the United Kingdom by the title of Baron Wor
BIRTHS. lingham, of Beccles, Suffolk.
May 16. At Exminster, the wife of Capt. June 9. Earl of Gosford to be Governor in
Peard, R.N, a dau.-17. At Hadley, the wife Chief of the provinces of Lower and Upper of the Rev. H. Harvey, Preb. of Bristol, a son. Canada, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and the At Maidenhead, Lady Phillimore, a dau. Island of Prince Edward.
-22. At Bishopthorpe, the wife of the Rev. June 10. Knighted, Dr. Whitelaw Ainslie,
Wm. Vernon Harcourt, a dau. -At the Gelate of the Medical Staff of Southern India.
neral Post Office, Mrs. Freeling, a dau. -23. June 12. 3d Foot, Capt. Hen. Fred. Lockyor
At her father's, T. F. Buxton, esq. M.P. the to be Major.
wife of Andrew Johnston, esq. jun. of RennyJune 15. Benj. Cruttall Pierce, of St. He
hill, M.P. a son.- -23. Ín Baker-street, the len's-place, London, M.D. to take the surname,
wife of Capt. Rivett Carnac, R.N. a dau.and bear the arms of Seaman quarterly with 25. At Clifton Hamden, near Abingdon, the those of Pierce.
wife of the Rev. Hugh Polson, a dau. At June 19. Right Hon. the Earl of Gosford,
Uplowman, the wife of the Rev. Sydenham Sir Charles Edward Grey, Knight, and George Pidsley, a dau.27. the wife of the Hon. Gipps, esq. to be his Majesty's Commissioners
Dr. Dean of Windsor, a dau. for the investigation of all grievances affecting
June 4. At Ramsgate, the wife of Lieut.his Majesty's subjects in Lower Canada; and
Col. Gummer, Madras Army, a dau.- -The Tho. Fred. Elliot, esq. to be Secretary to the wife of Edw. Rudge, esq. of Ewelme, Oxf. a said Commissioners.
son.-5. At Merton Cottage, Cambridge, the Ist Foot, Capt. Chas. Deane to be Major.
wife of the Hon. Thomas Keppel, a son. 6. 9th Foot, Lieut.-Col. John M'Caskill; to be
In Gloucester-pl. Lady Frances Calder, a daù. Lieut.-Col.-98th Foot, Lieut.-Col. Colin Camp
-7. In Charter-house-square, the wife of the bell be to Lieut.-Col.
Rev. W. Goode, Rector of St. Antholin, a dau.
-8. At her father's, in York-st. Portman-sq. Members returned to serve in Parliament.
the wife of Major Tronson, 13th Light Inf. a son.
-9. At Milford Lodge, near Lymington, Carlow Co.-N.A.Vigors, Esq. A. Raphael, Esq. Hants, the wife of Lieut.-Col. H. T. Roberts, Drogheda.-Andrew Carew O'Dwyer, Esq. C.B. a dau.-10. At Tidmington, the wife of Ipswich.—Rigby Wason, Esq. and James Mor- Dr. Staunton, a dau.—-11. In Lower Brook-st. rison, Esq.
the wife of W. Leveson Gower, esq. of TitseyKildare Co.-R. M. O'Ferrall, esq.
place, a dau. - 12. At Downes, the wife of J. Kingston-upon-Hull.-T. P. Thompson, Esq. Wentworth Buller, esq. a son and heir. Tiverton. - Lord Visc. Palmerston.
15. At the Mansion House, York, the Lady Mayoress, a dau.