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PARLIAMENT. THE whole proceedings of Parliament during the past week may be almost entirely comprehended in the words, AYest Indies. Debate has followed debate, and all for the West Indies. The ministerial measure is likely to be passed only LO furnish another cause for grumbling to the West In- dies, The half-a-million of British money will be given to I:) be swallowed up In t ie leviathan of the West Indies. A legalised slave trade will be carried on to satisfy the appe- tite for negro flesh and blood so peculiar to the West Indies. The British consumers will have to pay more for sugar in order.to maintain, the dignity of the West Indies. Articles, of;slav(? production of any and every description will be al- lowed, 'piHwided that the consumption -will not interfere with the gain of t he West Indies. After this scheme shall be tried we shall hear again of the distress of'tho West Indies. To whatever Philinpi we mav betake ourselves we shall be met by the ghost of the West Indies, At home and abroad,. 't and there and everywhere, no music will be complete I unipss it. includes the wail of the West ladies. At all times and under all circumstances, the Alpha and Omega of ciss tress have flic West Indies. And unless matters will greutlv fmculd not be. surprising that some minister of the Ci'oWuc\ L'Uta^ily iufurm us that unless tvicn-y millions more of our money should be given utter annihila- tion will overtake the West Indies. Perhaps he will add that the poor of this country should, consider it a high ho- nour to be taxed for the West Inditts. And then men will understand that they must shake off the nightmare of the West Indies.

FOREIGN BROILS.

THE GOD-SEND OF FINALITY.