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HOUSE OF LORDS.—THURSDAY,…

,MR. liume,s MOTIONS.:

MR. DISRAELI'S MOTION.

HOUSE OF COMMONS.—FRIDAY,…

VOTE BY BALLOT.

SUPPLY.- NAVY ESTIMATES.

HOUSE OF LORDS.—MONDAY, MARCH…

MEDICAL ASSISTANCE TO DISEASED…

HOUSE OF COMMONS.—MONDAY,…

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HOUSE OF COMMONS.—MONDAY, MARCH 19. CHICORY AND COFFEE. Mr. ANSTEY called upon the Chancellor of the Exchequer to explain the grounds upon which aTretsury minute had been issued, suspending the law which prohibited the adulteration of British colonial coffee by chicory, whilst no relaxation was made in the law which prohibited the adulteration of Chinese tea by any Bri- tish leaf? The CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER explained, that the Trea- sury thought proper to permit the admixture uf chicory with coffee in 1833-4, when a duty was imposed upon the root equiva- lent to the then existing duty on coffee. Adulterated tea was notoriously a deleterious article, but coffee was greatly improved by being adulterated with chicory ("Oh, oh! and l,tUol1rer). Gentlemen might laugh, but he was stating what was true. He had been informed by one of the rno.it respectable houses at the west end of London, with which, probably, many members were in the habit of dealing, that some of their customers who had been used to receive their coffee adulterated wiih 20 per cent, of chicory, insisted upon being supplied with the coffee berry, in or- der that by roasting and grinding it at home, they might obtain the pure beverage but that experience satisfied them it the pure coffee was not half so palatable as that which was adulterated (" Hear," from Mr. Alderman Sidney, and laughter from the House generally).

HOUSE OF COMMONS.—THURSDAY,…

ARBITRATION.

MR. HUME'S AMENDMENT.

EDUCATION IN THE ARMY.

SUPPLY.—THE ARMY.