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HOUSE OF COMMONS.—FRIDAY, JUNE H. The consideration of the amendments to the Factories Bill having been moved, Lord ASHLEY brought forward the motion of which he had given notice designed to render the restrictive provisions of the measure as regarded the hours of factory labour more stringent in prohibiting the employment of children. After a short debate the House divided. X or hora Ashley s motion Lj9 z, Against. ]COl lhis close-run division was announced amidst loud checri from the supporters of Lord Ashley's amendment. Lord J. MANNERS then brought forward his postponed mo- tion to amend the act by inserting half-past five instead of sox p.m. as the appointed time for leaving off work in factories. The noble lord enlarged in a prolonged address upon the valua- ble baoji which this additional half hour uf leisure would confer upon the operarives. The amendment was supported bv Messrs. HORNBY, G. BANKES, STANFORD, NEWDEOATE, MUNTZ, NEALD, W. J. Fox, Alderman SIDNEY, GREEXALL, SHAHMAN CRAWFORD, EDWARDS, DISRAELI; and opposed by Sir G. GHEY, lilessrs. HEYWJOD. W. PATTEN, Lord J. RUSSELL, and Mr. BROTUEUTON, The House divided- Fortheamendment. 142 A.-aii-ist The report ot the bill wis then brought up and agreed to. The committal of the Metropolitan Interment Bill was then resumed and concluded, several additional clauses being added after some miscellaneous discussion. The clause by which the salary of the principal secretary was allotted formed the subject of some lively debating. Ultimately the allowance was fixed at £ 1,200 per annum. The House then resumed, and adjourned at one o'clock.

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T THE AMENDED INTERMENTS BILL.

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