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HOUSE OF COMMONS, MONDAY* JLLT 31. SUGAR DUTIES. The House resolved itself into Committee on the Sugar Duties Mi\ Bernal in the chair. Several resolutions were agreed to, and C, The Chancellor of the Exchequer proposed that progress be r -ported to-morrow, and that the House sit; iii, Contmittee upon tW Bill on, Thursday.. THERUMDUTIES. '1 R The Rum Duties Bill was read a third time: SUPPLY—ORDNANCE ESTIMATES., The House went into Committee of Supply. The first vote proposed was, E316,254 for pay allowances ud contingencies of Ordnance militaiy corps,; the total vote w is £ 716,254, but £ 400,000 had already been granted on amount. U16,031 for commissariat and barracks and for the supply 0:' greatoats for the army, .,as proposed, Mr. Osborne objected to the supply of great-ucoats for the aruiv being mixed up with the ordnance estimates. Ait r a few words from Colonel Anson, the vote was to. "Gii £ 46,133 for the ordnance department in the Tower being & M;/B. Osborne said that the system on which the ordnance x" managed, was most extravagant. He moved that the vote be reduced by £ £ ,000. • The amendment was negatived without a division, and th,e Y-ite was agreed to. was voted for the barrack department and garrison .It dr.. £ 28,567 wages of artificers .in the united kingdom. £ 233,743 for ordnance stores, land and sea service. rf' H 1-5-3 for works, buildings, and repairs at home and abroad. The sum of £ 28,7S7, for the scientific branch of the ordnance, after some further conversation, was agreed to. On £ 82,441 being proposed for the non-effective service, Mr C. Berkeley said, that the sum included in this vote for fr)reigii half-pay seemed never to diminish. We .had been at, tteace for thirty-three years, and during that time not one of these pensioners seemed to have died (a laugh). n Th-vote was then agreed to, as was also a vote of £ 200,000, Viiv the remainder of £ 460,000 for the military allowances; and half-pay of the land forces. The chairman then reported progress, and obtained leave to again at twelve o'clock'to-morrow. Tha House adjourned at one o'clock.

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