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VESTIUKS. A few weeks ago we gave a copy of the Act recently passed, called Loi d Godolphiu s Act, for altering the mode of giving vestry notices. 0,\ t h i" su hjl'ct I he NudiwmjJlr!n J1 e/'uld of I..ist Saturday, has the following remarks. The object of the new statute is to prevent such notices trom being published in churches, anil so much of a former Act of George the Third, as required such a publication, is declared by the present Act to have been repealed from the day of its passing, name y, the thirtieth of .Inly. Now, it might have been expected iliat the system, which was to supply the place of what was thus abolished would be substi- tuted fortbw ith, or as soon as possible, and for this ..e¡"ou, that if wise it could not commence too soon, and if necessary a positive evil would arise oil, of delay. With modern ministerial legislation however, a leasonablc expectation' goes for nothing, nay, is rather the subject for contempt. Accordingly, January lk.'lS, and not August 1837, was selected by our precious law-makers as the time when their profound sagacity was to benefit the public. They thus left an interval of five months ullprovided for, in order, we suppose, to make the public l- el that a form of no tee which may be absolutely requited by the pubiic-good when next year is entered upon, is altogether superfluous before the present year is concluded, or, that legal vestries for the remaindi r of this year are entirely beneath the notice of her Majesty's present government. A CH.VKMIN(> AUVERTISEIL The object in advertisements being to save room and economize language, we areolten treated to a monstrous funny association ct thing* the tnosl titiassociah e. Moral qualities are lumped witn svoraiy contin- gencies, personal requisites with religious motives In the limes, 1 he other day, a genllewoman, aged thirty, wants to board with •' a kind, comfortable, individual — pleasantly situated in the country." Then come her attractions. Ite is ed, hClllflty, a proficient on the pianoforte, and gives no troubl OPENING OR TIIF LIVERPOOL \h.CIIA!IC'S IN- STITUTION.—This splendid edifice, which has been erected by voluntary subscription, was opened on Friday night. During the week four sections ofthe British Association held their meetings within its walls, preparatory to which every exertion was made, at tio sacrifice ot money (I lie workmen having been kept employed until miouight (or Hie last three months), to get ihe institution ready. The spacious theatre,'capable of accomodating upwards of 1/200 persons wiih seat room, was crowded to excess be- fore eight o'clock,nuinerousindividuals being unable to obtain a seat throughout the evening. The ptp- sident and most of ihe distinguished individuals of the British Association, aud a grcai number ol ladks, al tended.

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