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I FAIRS IN JULY.

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THE PARLIAMENTARY OATHS BILL.-THE LONDON ELECTION. THOSE who take an enlightened view of the past history and present state of the countryâ-politically considered, could feel no doubt that the House of Lords, when they recently threw out the Parliamentary Oaths Bill, were playing a loose game and the arrival of the period at which they must yield to public opinion has been accele- rated by the spirited course which the Baron Rothschild, under the advice of his friends, has taken, and upon which the electors of London have so unequivocally set the seal of their approbation. There may be a difference of opinion as to the propriety of such a course, but persecution ever leads to strong re- action. There is probably another reason why moderate men have sanctioned so decided a policy. The Protec- tionist party have for some time been boasting of a change in the feeling of the electoral body, and calling for a dissolution. The city of London, too, has been specially mentioned as a place where free traders would now be rejected. This election has put these bombastic gentry to the test; Mr. G. F. Young, one of the most ra- bid of their orators, Mr. Bevan, and others, were va- riously invited: and Mr. Freshfield, who figured so gal- lantly at Drury-lane, was non est inventus" at this crisis. So the city Conservatives had to put up with Lord John Manners, an amiable young nobleman, but whose political principles are about as sound as those of a. Turkish Bashaw, and as enlightened as those of an Ogib- beway chief.; being well developed in his own immortal lines f Let wealth and commerce, laws and learning die, But leave us still our old nobility." Such a gentleman must of necessity be signally defeated but the party must not escape from the moral effect of their predicament by saying, as the I- Post," and others of their leading organs do glibly, that the opposition was an impromptu effort-that no exertions were made. Thev could not employ their weapons with effect; but Baron Rothschild's victory is not, therefore, without glory. Had there been such a reaction against free trade, he would have been barely elected; but the electors crowded up without any other motive than one of prin- ciple, giving him the immense majority of 3,515. He has polled 6,61!), being 280 more than the highest candi- date in 1841, and 398 more than the highest liberal on that occasion being also only 17:3 less than he polled in 1847 while Lord John Manners has polled but 3,104, being 1,600 fewer than Mr. Freshfield, the lowest of the Protectionists, polled in 1847.

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