FROM THE LONDON GAZETTES London, Friday, February 2nd. INSOLVENTS. Ann Davies, Newport, Monmouthshire, dealer in wities, John Gibbs, Prowting, Cheltenham, innkeeper. BANKRUPTS. William Tuck, Iloddesdon, Hertfordshire, butcher. John James, of Southampton Street, Strand, woollen draper. „ Edward Dodd, Berners Street, Oxford Street, harp manufacturer. Bryan Thomas Balguy, Derby, money scrivener. Edward Coleman, Leicester, tronfounder and en- gineer. Joseph Taylor, of Liverpool, brewer. William Chapman, of Birmingham, grocer. William Crawshav Holt and William George Thomas, King Cross, Yorkshire, ironfounders. Margaret Williams, Bontnewydd, Carnarvonshire, shopkeper. John Quarrell and Richard Wright, Cheltenham, bricklayers. John Reid, Liverpool, merchant. Robert Mac Knight, Birmingham, hawker. Thomas Faulkes, Bowbridge, Gloucestershire, coal merchant. London, Tuesday February 6, DECLARATION OF INSOLVENCY. Thomas Oeakin, Lanfoist, and John Vipond, Treve- thin, Monmouthshire, ironmongers. BANKRUPTS. Henry Robert Dolman Dalton, Bolton-le-Moors, Lan- cashire, distiller. William Hirst, Leeds, merchant and cloth-manufac- turer. Joseph Picksley, Bolton-le-Moors, Lancashire, joiuer and builder. Carey Henry Metivier, Wottpn-undcr-Edge, Glouces- tershire, cloth-factor. Thomas Roberts, Gillingham, Dorsetshire, cattle- dealer. Evan Jones, Swansea, Glamorganshire, linen-draper.
The following is an extract from a letter to the Editor of the Times :— Here we are at the old work again! Dozens of Con- servatives called on the ballots of to-day, and absent, on after another. The result on the three ballots is as follows:— Whig. Conservative. Roxburgh o Salford 7 ..•••••••• 4 Ipswich 5 6 20 13 1 So that the Whigs out-number us in the proportion of about 3 to 2. And tbir, in a House composed of equal numbers! Is it not too bad ? Entreat of some friendly member, or agent, to take the trouble to note down and send to you the names of ')) Conservatives who, on election ballots, are called and do not answer to their names. Let these lists of defaulters be regularly published and then let the Con- servative electors throughout the kingdom do their duty. We wish to fetter no man's conscience by pledge or instruction but we do expect that in such a juncture as this, men who offer themselves for seats in Parliament should at least take the trouble to attend, when we have taken the trouble of returning them- On this subject the Standard snys justly :— The Whigs gave a striking proof last night of what they mean by an improvement of the Grenville Act. They cheered loudly when the names of the Roxburgh committee were read over. Not on the reading of the Ipswich list-a committee which comes as near the beau ideal of a fair tribunal as can well be conceived consisting of five Whigs, five Conservatives, and one member not decidedly attached to either party ;-noi at this list did they show the least sign of delight. But at the Roxburgh list, consisting of eight Whigs and three Conservatives, their triumph was excessive! Truly a precious sort of an election-committee law would these gentry give us, if it was left to them to re-cast the (ireaville Art, -õ.o. t,-Q-=-V"-
PORTABLE WARMING APPARATUS. The abolition of the Englishman's fireside" is a serious metamorphosis and it is to he effected by the substitution of a vase that, without emitting flume or smoke, will warm an apartment of any dimensions to the degree of temperature required. You may set it on a table, and take it in a carriage and it will warm a public hall or a pew at church. What the inven- tion consists of is not yet known, nor will it be made public till the pateuts are all secured for other parts of the world besides England. It is some chemical combination producingcombustion without flame, and generating heat that radiates with such velocity as to warm every part of the surrounding atmosphere almost simultaneously, without raising the tempera- ture of the metal containing it to such a degree as to scorch anything coinitig in conta. t. Moreover, its consumption of the oxygen of the air is said to be so small, that a vase sufficient to warm a large room does not consume more than a rushlight would and its expense is almost as trivial, being only threepence for 24 hours; a carriage or closet might be warmed for 15 hours at the rate of one petltiy This extra- ordinary discovery, we have heard, was accidentally made by a market gardener while opening a hot-bed. We have not felt the effects of this new kind of heat; for At the Jerusalem Coffwe-liouso the vases alone arc exhibited, not the process; the curious who throng thither see only the bottle—the feat of the conjuror must be taken for granted. The result of this revo- lution in the warming department will be extraordi- nary. The canopy uf smoke that, as it were, rools in the Metropolis, supported by the multitudinous array of chimney-pots, will be lifted off, and the chimnies themselves be levelled to the roofs. London wiil breathe a new atmosphere, and Wear a new aspect; unless, so long used to sooty blackness, the City should feel uncomfortable, like the sweep with a clean face, and desire all artificial tinge of grime. Apropos of the sweeps—their occupation, like that of the black Othello, will bo gone; though they will have the kitchen flue to fly to, unless cooking be performed by gas. Luckily for them and thocoal merchants, (his new heat will not do to cook by; the poor bachelor will liardly manage to warm enough water to sliave with else Walls-end would be at its wit's end, the collieries of Lords Durham and Londonderry be dc, serted, and coal become a drug in the market." As it is, the invention comes timely to silence the fears of those far-anxious persons who were getting appre- hensive of the failure of the supply of coals. The clmiige in the stove will be great indeed. An empty grate is always grating to the feelings; and fire-irons will hang like rusty mail in monumental mockery." The ironmongers will call upon the public to "register" in vain the Calorific Va'e will be the lachrymatory if not the cinerary urn of the stove-grate-makers; their range will be limited to the kitchen, "in whose ashes" alone "will live their wonted fires." If this resource should ftif them, by reason of gas, they have nothing left but a pan of charcoal I-Spectator.
MARCH OF IMPROVEMENT —In the window of a public house, not one hundred miles from Richmond. appears the following notification: Irresistable table ale sold here." This reminds us of a similar notice to be seen at G ravesclld II Comfortllblc Ale," (come for table ale.)
-J, _,0; .=, _c. -<+"v [FOR THE GAZETTE AND GUARDIAN.] (By an Old Correspondent.) THE NEW ALEXANDER SELKIRK, BY LOUD B. January 1, 1838. 1 am monarch of all I survey, My positions tiiere's none to disptite; Neither Wellington, Melbourne, nor Grev, Nor e'en Londonderry, the hrute Opposition! Oh! where arc the charms Reformers have seen in thy face ? At St. Denis-my friends are in trins. At St. Stephen's—I'm quite out of place. The Great Seal is out of my retel, 1 must pass my dull mornings alone Now hear the young Queen make a speech, Now correct the Report of my own The mob that all follow great Dan My face with indifference see They shout for that mighty great man, But their tamcncss is shocking to me Fine ribbons and orders so smart Lord Durham has got from the Czar, For St. l'etersburgh were I to start Perhaps he might give me a star; My sorrows I there might assuage, New boohs on Theology write, Alight prate of this woaderful age," And Religion and science" unite. Religion !—that sticks in my throat; Rtlllctt'Ítm '5 a much better word And I, with Charles Duller, and Grote, And some Bishops could manage the Board; But the. sound of a Church-going bell Should ne'er in the schoolroom be beard No Bigot preach Heaven or Hell," And" the schoolmaster" only be feared. Ye Whigs who have made me your sport, Tis clear that you vote me a bore; The Queen does not want me at Court, I'll have nothing to do with you more My old friends they now and then send A book or a pamphlet to me That is, if I yet have a friend, Though the Devil a friend I can see. People say that I'm out of my mind, But they do but say this out of spite When Parliament sits they shall find I can give them three columns each night; With the Woolsack just under my nose, For a moment I fancy I'm there; But alas! my Lord Cottenham's prose Soon hurries me back to despair' But Melbourne to Windsor is gone, And Lansdowne is off to Bowood Every creature is now out of town, And I'd go away if I could But a Pension's as good as a place, Whittle Harvey is now gone to pot; And the thought lends affliction a grace, And reconciles mo to my lot.
A sfrong rumour was circulated during a great portion of yesterday that government had re- solved to send all the disposable force to Canada, and to call out the militia.-Morning Herald. In the House of Lords on Monday Lord Denman presented two petitions, which, as they came from Coventry, deserved to be returned to the place from whence they came. 'Tbey prayed for a system of general education, without reference to any religious instruction. Where are the Radicals asked a country cousin, who had got admission into the House of Commons to hear the debate one day hist week. Oh said his neighbour, looking about, ik they must have clubbed for a hackney-coach, and gone home; for there are none of them visible in the H ouse."—Spectator. RAYTHER STRONG—Rvery hour hrings with it some fresh aggravation of the evils and perils which beset us on the side of our North American provinces. Every hour brings with it some equally striking illustration of the deplorable recklessness or incapacity with which oar national interests are conducted, by a of creatures better qualified to tiweep the toot way before the doors of our public offices than to set their faces within them.—Times. The "detailed accollnt" of the expenses con- nected with the commission" for adjusting the claims under the "Slave Compensation Act," dis- plays, as might be expected, some exquisite illus- trations of the art of jobbing. First, we find a charge in March 1834, for writing tables, furni- ture." &c to the amount of J?3l2 10s. Then, again, in Sept. following-, another charge" for office furni- ture" of t-215 14s. 5d. For stationary, and hiud- itl. «e find charges to the amount of nearly ^4,000. The total of these charges for the space ol f,ui- years and a half amounts to not less than and of that enormous sum, four whig commissioners have already pocketed 16,000! Within tiio months from the present time, they will be entitled to receive £ 1.0JO more Verily, for a Government carried on without the aid of patron- age," ihewhis niiuisn v contrives to get connected with a tolerable number of jobs j On Wednesday se'nniglit, the Lords of the Privy Council met in conformity with the notice in the London Gazette, to consider the petition of cer- tain inhabitant householders o( Birmifigham, praying for the incorporation of the borough. A counter petition hating in the mean time been extensively signed, delivered to their Lordships from lliose who are o, posed 10 the m?asine; together with a secoiul petition from the same parties, praying that their obj-'ctions might ba set forth by counsel Their Lordships, after consideration, determined in the negative as to the latter application; and ad- journed the consideration of the opposing petitions until Tuesday the 13th. THE FKKIUUK During the present year, 1S38, the following noblemen, who are minors, will become of age, and will be entitled to take their seats in the House of Lords, viz., Lord Audlev, Lord Gif- forl, Lord Lord Lyltleton, and Lord Ward. In addition to these, the following Peers of Parlia- ment are minors, viz., the Marquis of Bath, aged 7 years; Earl Nelson, aged 15 years; Karl of Pomlret, aged 14 years; Earl of Darnley, aged 11 years; Lord 5 years Lord Dover, ag-ed 13 years; Lord Ribblesdale, aged 10 years; and Lord Temple- more, aged 17 years. The present number of Peers of Parliament is 434 but as there are 13 minors, it follows that 421 oulv can at present exercise their high functions in the House of Lords. Slit DANIEL SANDFOllD.-It is with (lie deepest
regret that we announce the death of this accomplished scholar and highly-respected gentleman. Mr Daniel died yesterday morning at seven o'clock, of typhus fever, after an illness of only eight days .—Scottish Guardian. We regret to state that on the night of Tues- day last il most barbarous murder was committed in a hut belonging to Fogg's Colliery, Darcy Lever, near Bolton, on the body of a poor man named James Finney, a bricklayer by trade, but who, beiiig in bad health and unable to work, has for the last 12 mouths or so gone about the country, subsisting chiefly on the charity of persons belonging to his own business. It would appear that lie entered this hut (good fires being generally kept in such places) for shelter, and whilst there had been attacked by some one, and murdered with a collier's pick. The body was dis- covered early on Wednesday morning by a man named Thomas Hallidav, who, wanting a shovel to throw some coals under the steam-boiler went into the cabin to look for it, aad there discovered the deceased laying on his hack in a large pool of blood, dead. with his head and face frightfully disfigured, and the pick under his legs. Circumstances soon caused suspicion to be entertained of a young man named James Slier-, rington, who worked at the colliery in question, and he was taken into custody the same morning. An inquest was held yesterday at the Farmers' Arms public-house, Darcy Lever, before Mr W, S, Rutter, coroner, and a respectable jury, when evidence tend- ing strongly to implicate the prisoner in the crime was produced. Ultimately, however, the inquest was adjourned to W edncsday .-Manchester Guardian. A report has prevailed in London for the last few days that Miss Angela Burdett, who has taken the name of cou tts, has done so rather prematurely. It is said that the late Duchess ofSt. Alban's neglected to make a settlement of her property previously to her marriage, and that consequently the Duke of St. Alban's, notwithstanding any will which the Duchess may have made, is legally entitled to the enormous wealth bequeathed to Miss Burdett.-Bath Post.- Mere Bath gossip! AppKCpHUTE TEXT.—-A sermon was recently preached in the parish church of Cirencester, in be- half of the Sunday Schools, by the Rev. Matthew Lunn, Vicar of Kempsey, Worcestershire. The Rev. Gentleman took his text from Exodus ii. 9,—" Take this child away, and nurse it for me, and I will give thee thy wages." The collection amounted to £45. THE USE OF A lfAT.-It ought to be known as genc-ra'ly as possible, that a man s hat will serve in most cases as a temporary life-preserver, to per- sons in hazard of drowning, by attending to the following directions — When a person finds himself in, or about to be in, the water, let him lay hold of his bat between his hands, laying the crown close under his chin, and the mouth under the water. By this means the quantity of air contained in the cavity of ihe hat will lie sufficient to keep the head above w.ifer lor several hoars, or mini a-sUtance can be rcurlel cd,
.1o.iII1!IIII "l^ANTCD IMMEDIATELY, FOUR Al>- » ▼ PRENTICES in i!ic DRESS-MAKING and MILLINERY; aUo, TWO in the STRAW, H\T, and BONNET BUSINESS. Application, either in person, or by leiter, postage paid, to Miss Jane J vacs, High-Street, Merthyr. Febiuary 2iul. 18:13. AT a PUBLIC MEETIMG of Friends to the EDURATION of tbeCHIL REN of th. POO ? in the Principles <>f the Established Church, holden at the Girls' Scfioo! Room, Newport, on the 1st day of Febru- ary, 1S33, Sir CHARLES MORGAN, Bart., in the Chair. It was moved by the Rev. JAMES FRANCIS, seconded by the Rev. Sir CHARLES SALISBURY, Bart., and carried, That, in order to promote the Moral and Helizious Education of the Children of the Poor of this rowt, and Neighbourhood, it i expedient that S-hool Rooms be erected, in which the Children shall be instructed in the Lilurjy and Catechism of the Established Church, shall receive such other Education as in allorded in the S< hools oil and I,all he to attend Divine Service on the Lord's Day, in some of the Cnurches of the Kst.iblishu.ent. It was moved by Mr THOMAS POWELL, seconded by the Rev. A. A. ISAACSON, and carried, That a piece of ground on the south-east side of the Carditf road, forming a convenient site for such Schools, which has b<-en most liberally offered gratuitously by Sir Charles Morgan, Hart., Samuel Homfray, Ejq. and Thomas Fothergill, Esq. be thankfully accepted, and that the grateful thanks of the Meeting be. and the same are hereby tendered to tiose gentlemen for having aided, in so import ant a manner, the objects of the Meeting. It was moved by the Rev. JOIl" REES TAYLOR, seconded by Mr JUSTICE, and carried, That the establishment hal1 cotisistofa Hoys' School, a Girls'School, and an Infants'School, with a residence for a Master and Mistress; and that such Buildings be erected on the ground referred to in the preceding Ite- solution. It was moved by Mr COOKE, seconded by Dr. GWILLIM, and carried, That the Schools- shall be united to the National Society, and b. supported by voluntary contributions, and the payment by each scholar of a small weekly sum. It was moved by Mr HlJGHES, seconded by Mr THOMAS HAWKINS, and carried, That a Committee be formed to carry into effect the objects of the present Meeting and that they be recom- mended to adopt the pians and specifications of three School Rooms, and a School House, which Sir Cliarips Morgan has procured at his own cost, and has iiberall)- placed at the disposal of the Meeting. It was moved bv M) T. J. PHILLIPS, seconded by Mr W. WILLIAMS, and t arried, That the Committee consist of the following persons, five of whoui shall form a quorum, with power to add to their number Sir Cnarles Morgan, Bart.; the Vicar of ewport; the Minister of St. Paul's; the Curate of St. Wooilos; the Churchwardens. for the time being, of St. Wooiios and St. Patit's, and Messrs Prothero, Powell, Justice. W. Williams, Cooke, Hughes,Sallows, Hawkins, Nicholas, Webber. Birch, Abraham Jonrs, Edmund J.,ne-, John Williams, William Brewer. Jehoiada Brewer, T. J. ilhillips, T. Phillips, Jun., Pyne, Jos. Jones, John Clements, Gwillim, John Young, Morrison, Thomas Morris. It was moved by Mr PHILLIPS, Jun., seconded by Mr SALLOWS, and carried, That the Committee be requested to solicit subscrip- tions for the purpose of erecting and fit, ing up the School Rooms and School House, to be paid into the Bauk of Messrs Williams and Sons, as Treasurers, and that the address to the friends of the Establishment now read be adopted and circulated under the directions of the Com- mittee. It was moved by the Rev. JAmr- COLES, seconded by Mr POWELL, and carried, That the thanks of the Meeting are due, and arc hereby given. to Mr Phillips, Jun., for the exertions he has made to prouioie the objects of the Meeting. CUARLTS MORGAN, CI.airman. The Chairman having' left the chair, and, the Rev. JAMES COLES having been called tijereto,-It was moved by Mr BHEWEH, seconded by the Rev. R. A. ItOBEItTs, aiicl carried by acclamation, Thai the warmest thanks of this Meeting are due, and are respectfully offered, to Sir Charles Morgin, for the readiness aud liberality with which he has aided the objects and presided over the proceedings of the Mcetiug, and for the constant and zeaiou* suppoit he has afforded to all measures which have seemed to h;m calculated to ameliorate the condition of the l'uor. JVMES COLES. At a PuiiLic MEETING of Friends to the Education of the CHILDII E-4 Of the POOlt in the Principles of the ESTABLISHED CHURCH, hokknatthe GIRLS'SCHOOL HUOM, NEWPORT, on theji-rst day of February, 1838, SIR CIIARLHS MORGAM, Baronet, in the Chair, the following addrcss was unanimously agreed to; The town of Newport, including the immediate neighbourhood. comprises a population of 10,000 per- sons, a large proportion whereoY are in indigent circum- stances, and without means adequately to provide for their children a moral and religious education. More than 20 years ago, and when the population of the town did not exceed haif its present amount, a School-bouse was erected, wherein 110 boys received education on the Lancastrian System, and in some yeais afterwards a School for Boyt was opened at Pillgwenlly, on the Madras System; but bv reasons of the inconvenience of its situatioii, azid other causes it excited no sufficient interest, and was abandoned. For several years a Sehool for Girls has been conducted on the Madras System, wherein 75 Girls are now educated and more recently a School for girls was opened on the Lan- castrian System, wherein 70 girls receive educa'ion. Ihe Girls School, conducted on the Madras System, feij.s been hitherto held in rooms of the St. Wooilos' I oor.house, but the tenure of those rooms is precarious, JCi3Smijc») as the Poor-house will at no distant period be diipesed of; and. as the Committee rent the rooms they hold from yeap to year, they may soon be deprived of them in which case the establishment would be broken TIP, and the children dispersed, unless otherJHovision be in the mean time made. In considering how such pro- vision could be best secured, the inadequacy, in the altered condition of the town from a rapidly increasing population, of the existing means for the education of boys, and the absence of any means for furnishing such education in the principles of the establishment, formed subjects of anxious consideration, and, after much deli- beration, it has been determined that School Rooms should be erected for Boys and Girls; that a School for Infants should be atiacbed thereto, in order to furnish means for earlier training aud instruction than could be aifoided in the other Schools, aud that the whole should be united to the National Society for promoting the Education of the l'oor. The objetts which that Society, was established to promote, are the general education of the Poor, according to the Madras System, includ- ing their instruction in the Liturgy and Catechism of the Established Church the communication of further Religious information by means of Books, care- fully selected for the purpose, and the bringing them on the Lord's-day to their appropriate place of Divine Worship: thus training them in the doctrines, ar.d at- taching tliem to the principles of the Establishment. To those who value religious impressions on the minds of the young-to all who wo Ll Id join Witil tile exercise of the intellectual powers, and with habits of useful indn-nry and manual skill, the reasonable service in the worship of Almighty (Jod, of the children of this realm by the habitual observance of the Lord's-day, and the grateful acknowledgment of his superintending providence, we confidently appeal for support in the cause wherein we are embarked. To complete the objects, we contemplate a sum of at least J:1,000 wili be required and, without the liberal contribution and earnest assistance of all who wish well to our cause, the work cannot be accom- plished lit-.eply convinced as we are, that the maintenance of our venerated Establishment is calculated to promote true Religion—extend pure Morality, and thus contribute to the present well being and eternal happiness of all classes of the community, we claim from the Christian public, support for an undertaking, calculated, as we believe, to root that Establishment in the hearts of the rising generation. CHARLES MORGAN, Chairman. Subscriptions will be received at Messrs. Williams and Sons, Newport; the Monmouthshire and Glamorgan- shire Bank, Newport, Monmouth, Abergavenny, Chep- stuw. Uik, l'ortypofit, 'I'ieciegar, atid Cardiff; Nt.ss,s. Miles Harfords & Co.; Messrs. Eiton Baillies & Co. and Messrs. Stuckey s, Banking Company, Bristol; and Messrs. Cocks aud Biddulphs, Charing Cross, LondoD. The following Subscriptions were announced at the Meeting:— ;C. s. d. The Lord Bishop of L'andaff 10 0 0 Sir Charles Morgan, Bart 150 0 0 The Rev. Sir C.Salusbury,ilart. 10 0 0 Mr Powell 2.0 0 0 Messrs Williams aud Sons 20 0 0 Mr Samuel Homtray 10 0 0 Mr Hughes. 10 0 0 Mr T. Phillips, jun 10 0 0 Miss Phijiips 10 0 0 Miss Poulton 10 0 0 Mr W. Brewer 10 0 0 Mr T. J. Phillips 10 0 0 Mr Justice 8 0 0 Mr Cooke 8 0 0 Al r Sal 10-8 5 0 0 Mr J. J. Nicholas • 500 Mr John Young 5 0 0 Mr Thomas Hawkins 5 0 0 Mr Wai. Bui-field 5 0 0 The Ilev. J-tnes Fraticis 3 0 0 The Rev. J. R. Taylor 3 0 0 Dr. Gwillim 3 0 0 John Birch 3 0 0 The Rev. James Coles 2 0 0 The Rev. R. A. Roberts 2 0 0 The Rev. John Beynou 2 0 0 Mr Edward l,ock 2 0 0 „ rMt Osmond Wyatt 1 0 0 luvid Evans I 1 0 0 MR. FAR DEL L, (Chorister to their late Majesties George III. and IV. also of the Philharmonic and Ancient Concerts, J PROFESSOR OF Singing-, Piano-Forte and Thorough- Sass, HAS the honour of announcing to (he Ladies and Gentlemen resident in CARDIFF. COW BRIDGE, BRIDGEND, NKA'Ill, and their respective Vicinities, that incompliance with the wish expressed by several Fa- in.lies of distinction, lie. intends regularly visiting each of these places, f r the purpose of giving Instructions in the above accomplishments. He therefore hopes to he favoured witi. a share of public patronage, which it will be h s constant endeavour to merit, by pnying the strict- est a'tention to tlwi duties of his Prolession. Communications, addressed to fyjs resilience, 15, Burrows, Swansea, will meet instant attention. 31s: Jan., 1B;1d. WANTED, l GOOD FEMALE SERVANT, in a small ^V. paniilv," here only one doTliestic is kept. She must, therefore, understand Cooking in a plain way. Clean- liness in person and habits, steadiness and sobrielyof manner, and a good character from l.cr last place, are indispensable. Apply, personally, to Mr D. Morgan, Druggist, Merthyr. 1T7E, the undersigned, being Five of a Com- VY mittee appointed by the SHAREHOLDERS of the NEW MARKET HOUSE, Ritltate in ABERDARE, in the County of GLAMORGAN, DO HEREBY CALL A PUBLIC MEETING of the respective sn A RE- HOLDERS, which will be held at the NKW MARKET HOUSE, in ABERDARR, aforesaid, on THURSDAY, the 15th of FEBRU \RY inst, at I'2 o'clock in the Fore- noon, for the purpose of Investigating the Affairs of the said Market House, and on other matters connected therewith. G. R. MORGAN. ROWLAND FOTHERGILL. LEWIS ROBERTS. KVAN GRIFFITHS. THOMAS MORGAN. February 8th, 1833. I THE, Undersigned, being the duly au- 9 thorized Agent of RICHARD TURBEBVILL TUHBERVILL. Esquire, TITHE-OWN ER within the Parish of EWEY, in the County of GLAMORGAN, whose interest is not less than One-fouith part of the value of the TITHES in the said Parish, DO. BY THIS NOTICE in writing under iny hand, CALL A PAROCHIAL MEETING of LAND-OWNERS and PI 1 H E-OWN LftS. within the limits of the said Parish, for the purpose of making AN AGREEMENT FOR TH E G E:S EIU I. CO.\I M lITATION OF TITHES within the limits of the said Parish, pursuant to the provisions of an Act passed in the 6th and 7th years of the reign of his late Majesty Will am the Fourth, intituled An Act for the Commutation of Tithes in England and Wales;" and I 4)0 HEREBY GIVE NOTICE, that such MEETING WILl. BE HELD in the CHURCH of the said Parish, on THURSDAY, the 22nd Day of FEBRUARY next, at the hour of Eleven o'clock in the Forenoon. Given under my hand this 31st Day of January. 1838. EDWARD BRADLEY. 1THE undersigned, being the duly au- 5 thorized Agent of the Reverend JOHN MONTGOiYIERY TR.YHERNE, within the Parish of SAINT HILVRY, in the County of GLAMORGAN, whose interest is not less than One-fourth part of the whole value of the Tithes of the said Parish, DO, BY THIS NOTICE in writing under my hand. CALI. A PAROCHIAL MKET)N OF THE L\ND-OWNERS AND 'i'l I'HE-OWX EKS within the limitsof the said Parish, for the purpose of making an AGREEMENT FOR THE GENERAL COMMUTATION OF TITHES within the limits of the said Parish, pursuant to the provision* of an Act passed in the 6th and 7th years of the reign of his late Majesty, William the Fourth, intituled "An Act for the Commutation of Tithes in England and Wales;" and DO HEREBY ALSO GIVE NOTICE, that, such MEETING WILL BE HELD at the CHURCH, in the said Parish, on WEDNESDAY, the 1 lih Day of FEIHtUAItY next. at the hour of Eleven o'clock in the Forenoon. Given under my hand this SOth Day of January, 1838. EDW. lllIADLEY. If THE undersigned, being the duly authorized Agent of the Reverend WILLIAM BRUCE KiMGHT. within the Parish of LANTiiil'HYD, in the County of GL ».\IJRGAN, whose iuterestis not less than One-fourth part of the whole value of the Tithes of the whole Parish, DO, BY THIS Norici, inwri- ting under my hand, C\LLA PAiiOCHIXt.MKKTISG of the LANDOWNERS >nd TITHE OWNERS within the limit* of the said Parish. FOR THE PURPOSE OF MAKING AN AGREKMBNT FOR THE GENERAL COMMUTVTtON OF TITHES within the limits of the said Parish, pursuant to the provisions of all Act passed in the sixth and seventh years of the reign of his late Majesty, William the Fourth, intituled, I- An Act for the Commutation of Tithes in England and Wales;" and DO HEREBY ALSO GIVE NOTICE that such MEETING WILL BE HELD at the CIIUPtClI, intlic s,iid I'ari&h.oti s.k,rUizi)AY, (lie ]7th d;tv of FEBRUARY, next, at the hour of Eleven in the Forenoon. (iiven under my hand this 30th Day of January, 1838. UDW. B IAD LEY. "Oes y byd i'r Iaith Gymraeg." 41 Cy wry fu, sydd, ac a fydd." CARDIFF C^MREIGYDDIOM SOCIETY. THE MOST NOBLE THE MARQUIS OF BUTE. PRESIDENT. SUBJECTS OF COMPETITION FOR THE YEAR, Id38. 1. By the Society. "Fortliehest Essay in Welsh, on the City of Lan- daff."—A Premium of ±7 7s. Od. and a medal value 1:3. 3s. Od. By John Llewelyn, Esq., Green-Meadow. s* For the best Ode to Daniel Jones, Esq., of Beaupre, for his Liberal and Handsome Donation to the Carditf Infirmary.A medal value f2 2s. OJ. 3. By Jfrs. Iforgan, Cardiff. For the best Song, on Agriculture, containing no' less than thirty lines.—A premium of Is. OJ. 4* By Mrs. Lavies, of the Angel. For the best Essay on the Usefulness of Sunday Schools in Wales."—A medal value tl Is. OJ., and a premium of IOs., by Mr. Edmonds, Mason's Armi. 5. By a Friend. "Forthehest Song (to the tune-<LUyn on*), containing not less than Six Verses on the usefulness of the Welsh Harp informer times."—A medal valuk il Is. Od 6. By Mr. Henderson, Cardiff. For the best Song to a Lovtly Woman, (to the tune —'Serch budol.')"—A medal value £ 1 Is. 0d. 7.. By a Lorer of Honesty. For the best Song to the Tractor.—A premium of £ 1 Is. Od. 8. By Thomas, Three Cranes, Cardiff. For the best Stx Englynion to the Marquis of Bute, for his generosity in the town of Cardiff.' —A medal value £ 1 Js. 0d. 9. By ilfr. Thoriias,, YnYsgctls- "For the best Six Englynion (Ill ridicule) on the Cardiff Union Workhouse."—A medal value zEl Is. Od. 10 By Mr. Morgans, Queen's Head. For the best Elegy on the late Harper of this Town, Mr Thomas Morris."—A premium of 10s. 11. By the Society. "Forthehest Player on the Slngl flarp. A new Harp, value tiO 10s. made by Ieuan Delynawr. (B. Jones,) Cardiff. 12. By the Society. "To the best Male Singer, after the manner of Gwent and Morganwg."—A medal value fl Is. 0. 13. By the Society. To the best Female Singer, after the manner of Gwcnt and -I organ A medal value £ 1. I., 0d. N. B. Judges.-Ou the Compositions, Rev. T. 1 rice Cryghywel—On the Harpers, Siugcrs, &c., W. Nicholl rsq., Adams Down. THE ANNIVERSARY WILL BE HELD ON EASIER MONDAY. The Compositions are^to be directed to the Mayor of the Town, H. Morgan, Esq.. Carditf. postage paid. The Compositions are to be in, on or before the 25ih of March next. WM. REECE, Secretary. GWILYM DDU GLAN TAF, Ysgrifenydd. Crockhcrbtown, Cardiff. Subjects Second, Fourth, and Seventh, are con- fined to the Members of the Society, ANTED, in a Geutlcmall'l! Family, a FOOT- T MAN who thoroughly understands his business, andean have an unexceptionable character. Apply (if by letter, post paid) to A. D., Post Office, Co win idge. FIVE POUNDS REWARD! STOLEN OR STRAYED, SOMETIME AGO, from NANTYGLO, TWO BAY MOUNTAIN l'ONY MA RES,with the WrC burnt on the Saddle-seat, on the off side Black Lep*. (oue lopped eared) and, whrn lost, had Pitch MA!;KS 21 and 23 on the near hip, being the numbers when sold at the Cnucr Sale, Breconshire. Any person giving such information as shall lead to their recovery, to Mr Dunn, Coal Merchant, Brecon; Mr R, Marsden, B.-yn- mawr; or Mr Isaac Williams, Lower Shop, Merthyr; shall be rewarded for their trouble; or, if Stolen, shall, I on the conviction of ille oflendcr or offenders, receive the eward of FIVI, I'OU\ I)S. Nant y-Gio Works, Feb. 7, 1838. MERTHYR AND DOW LAIS &MWZ1SVCBSI' Iz 14 VO I'ICR IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the Office, i- for receiving Deposits <jn Account of the M ERTIIYR and DOWL\lS'S\V[:¡CS' 15 INK, is TRANSFER!} KD from the Home of Mr Aikins, to that of Mr DAVID MORGAN, Druggist, HIGH STREET. Mr David Morgan having been anpuiirted Actuary, will, henceforth, REChIVEDEPOSITSou SATURDAY and MONDAY, in each week,'as usual. PAVID MORGAN, Merthyr Feb. 9,1838. Actuary. Currtpifts Ðtøtritt. NTOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the GENERAL ANNUAL MEETING of the TRUS- TEES, acting in an«t for the above District, will be held at "The V» YNDHAM ARMS INN," in the Town of BRIDGEND, on SATURDAY, the Third Day of U itC[ I next, pursuant to an Act passed in the 3rd and 4th Years of the reign of his late Majesty, William the 4th. WM. MORGAN, Clerh to the said Trustee). Bridgend, 8th February, 1838. BRECKNOCK UNION. AN Account of the Expenee of the Relief of the Poor for one Year, from Christmas, 1836, to Christmas, 1837, (52 weeks ) OUT-RELILF (AS BY REUKVLNG OFFICERS' QUAR. TERLY ABSTRACTS.) £ s. d. £ s. d. Quarter ended Lady Day, 1847, Thirteen Weeks I273 10 4 Quarter cndedMidsummer 1837, Thirteen Weeks A386 9 1 Quarter ended Michaelmas 1837, Thirteen Weeks 13 8 10 Quarter ended Christmas 1837, Thirteen Weeks 1317 ig 6 5298 6 9 IN MAINTENANCE AND CLACITUNG. (As per Ledger.) Page. 69 Midsummer, 1837 t. 6 8 b9 Michaelmas, 1837 54 12 9 Christmas, 1831 1Clothing 26 2 0 71 In Maintenance 55 1 6 102 Ditto. 9 14 6 90 18 0 ————— 199 11 5 SALARIES. Clerk 75 0 0 Auditor. 31 10 0 Med ical Officers 270 0 0 Relieving Officers 200 0 0 Governor and Matron. 52 0 0 Porter and Messenger 100 0 Workhouse Gardener 2 10 0 ————— 641 0 0 RENTS. Brecknork Workhouse 30 0 0 Llanddetly 80 0 38 0 0 Incidents, Stationery and Printing, (<ay) 100 0 0 Maintenance of Governor and Matron, and her Assistants, (say) 50 0 0 6327 4 2 Saving 1782 15 10 1837 Annual Average of the Three preced- ing Years C81100 0 WAL. CHUltCHEY, Clerk to the Guardians. 27th January, 1838. N.B. The average number of Out-Door Paupers, during the vear. was about 1,400; the annual average of Out- Rclief. about £ 3 15s. 6id, a head or k 5td weekly. The In-Door Paupers, average about 30: the main- tenance of each about is. 8d. weekly, or £ 6 ISs. 4J. yearly. M ERT H Y R^TYDFIL; To be SboUi bg Slucttott, By Mr THOMAS DAVIES, At his SALE ROOM, BUSH INN, MERTHYR on WEDNESDAY, the 14th FEBRUARY, 18.38, QUANTITY of SUPERIOR HOUSEHOLD t\ FURNITURE, consisting of Mahogany Chairs 9 Tables Chests of Drawls, aud a great variety of useful Household Furniture. The whole will be Sokd without Reserve The Sale will take place at Two o'Clock in the Afternoon.
WRECK OF THE KlLLARNKY ^TEAMER. (From the Cork Standard of Friday.) An inquest was held yesterday in the City Court House, before If viry Hanly, Esq., one of the coroners of this city, oil Mr Maurice Morrissy, who embarked in the Killarney on an intended voyage to Bristol, on Friday week, and was one of the unfortunate in- dividuals who perished at the wreck of that vessel. Mr Patrick Morrissy was father of the deceased. His deceased sou, who was married, embarked with his wife on board the Killarney steamer on Friday week. The body of Mrs Morrissy was found the day after the wreck. Witness went down with his wife and a few friends on Sunday last, when the body of his son was found. George Wailey, lately master of the Killarney steamer, h id been master of that vessel about five months. When she was repaired she got new boilers and new coppers, and- her engine was put to rights. Mr Scannell, Counsel for the friends of the de- ceased, slid- may be ground to inculpate the captain, and for that reason I object to bis evidence. John Thomas Collis, Esq., of Castleeook, was then brought into Court, supported by three or four gen- tlemen. He was one of the passengers on board the Killarney steamer, which was wrecked on Friday week. He embarked in her on a voyage for Bristol. It was very hazy weather. He was not capable of forming an opinion as to the condition of the vessel. He remained in the cabin a3 he was sick. lie could not say how far the vessel went before she put back She rolled a good deal. There was a fall of snow. Before three o'clock the vessel had arrived back at the harbour, and anchored. Mr Callaghau and Mr Nicolay left the vessel at Cove. Mr Nieolay came back. Mr Callaghan said as lie was not in a great hurry, and as the day was so. bad, h, would not go, and lie accor(lingly went on shore. About six o'clock 011 Friday they put out to sea a second time. He had heard from Mr La we that the weather moderated. Did not hear any expostulation on the part of the passen- gers for the captain putting to sea. Did not know anything of the conduct of the captain or the crew. He went to bed, and remained there till seven the next morning. Got out of his berth then, and lay on one of the sofas in the cabin. The captain was on deck all night he believed. Witness did not go on deck him- self. He was told by Dr. Spolasco they were making no way, and that the captain did not know where they were. He asked Dr. Spolasco were they in danger, and he replied he thought they were in great danger. Could not say what time this conversation took place. Witness did not eat any breakfast that morning, nor anything since Friday morning. He heard the pigs had been thrown overboard. Some water came into the cabin a short time before they struck. No sea before then had come in, except some through the water closet, and that was very little. Dr. Spolasco put something in the aperture and stopped it. Wit- ness was so ill he hardly knew or thought of his dan- ger till he was on the rock the captain did not com- municate to the passengers their danger. Mr Lawe and his wife were in the ladies' cabin. He heard an anchor had been dropped. What made him come out of the cabin was a sea coming in at one of the dead-lights. One of the dead-lights could not be got down. The ship's carpenter wasat it for a long time, but could not get it down. There was a bed and a piect- of wood stuffed into it then to defend it, and to prevent the ingress of water. The water rushed in about20 minutes before the vessel sunk. A good deal of water came into the cabin. Baron Spotasco's child was then in the cabin. Did not see the captain on dcck, but heard him speaking as if from the paddle- box. Witness was holding on by the cabin banisters, but the vessel gave a heave and threw hiin down into the cabin again. The vessel appeared unmanageable. Witness could not ascertain the cause. There were no sails up then. All the passengers were 011 deck except Mrs Lawe and the stewardess. The vessel drifted sideways towards therockon which they struck. As soon as he saw her approach the rock he made to the stern, and caught fast by the bulwarks. He did not noticc the captain then. She struck the outside rock and broke the chain of her liller. She drifted then towards the roek on wliich they were wre.-ked, and kept moving backwards and forwards, striking the rock, he crew and passengers endeavouring to get on the rock as well as they could. Witness leaped on the rock as far as he could, but when he got on was near being knocked off by a wave. He got up as high as he could on the rock. The surf was beating about them all night, though up very high on the rock. He did not see the captain till Sunday morning. Could not say who was the first person on the rock. No plank was or could be put out to enable the pas- sengers to get to the rock with safety. The sea was roll illg very high. Could not say where the masts fell. He saw the vessel break in two at the stern side of the boiler, not quite midships. He went round to the land si-le of the rock on Sunday morning, and saw the capttuu there, and a good many of the sailors. Could not say what state of mind the captain was in. He was rather bothered himself. The Sea was as hi^h on Sunday as on the previous day, but the weather was fine. The rock W-as about fifty yards from the main land. The sea between was most awful. No boat could have approached the; rock. There was a frightful sea all round the rock. -There were people then on the cliff, who endeavoured to give them some assistance: three ducus were 011 Sunday endeavoured to be sent out to them, but the attempt did not suc- ceed. He thought the people on shore did as well as tiley (,.oul,l. They could not hear anything that WaS said from land. Thefl. were a great many not ap- parently anxious to assist them, who were busy about tile wreck. Had it not been for Lady Roberts and Mr Galway, he believed they should have remained there for ever and a day. They were brought on shore by some rope machinery on Monday. The further investigation was postponed till next day. The coroner resumed proceedings on Friday at eleven o'clock. After some discussion on the expe- diency of examining the mate of the vessel, (George Holies) he was eallcd in and sworn, and was examined at great length, but his evidence added but little to the facts already known to the public. The inquest is still sitting.
.w.t-TN:<'Fi. CANADA. e New York papers to the 5th ult. were received by the St. James packet ship, arrived at Portsmouth. The voluminous contents of these journals embrace two points <5f great interest—the one the occupation of Navy Island by the royalists—and the other art attack on the American steam boat Caroline, lying at Schlosser, near Buffalo, on the American side of Niagara river (the outlet between Lakes Erie and Ontario), by a number of boats filled with armed men from the Canada side, the result of which was the destruction of the boat, the death of one man, a citizen of Buffalo, and the supposed death of nine others, who could not afterwards be found. This untoward event took place on the night of Decem- ber 2D, and the accounts reached New York on the 3d of January. Of course these first accounts are not to be taken without much qualification; and, indeed, it was already ascertained Oil the 4th hat they were very much exaggerated. So far as can at present be ascer- tained, the facts aprear to have been these The steam boat Caroline had been chartered by the insurgents on Navy Island to ply between that post and Schlosser, a small village nearly opposite the Island, to convey amrrtunition, cannon, provisions, and volunteers, and for this purpose had made several trips in the course of the 29th. At evening she was hauled up along- side the landing-place, and made fast, having on board a crew of 9 men and 2-1 other" persons, some of vthom were volunteers, intending to join the insurgents at avy Island; and others, it is said, were transient visitors, who had asked permission to sleep on board, not being able to obtain lodgings at the taverns, which were full. A little before midnight the alarm wasgiven onboard that several boats were approaching from the shore, and in a few mi- nutes the steamer was boarded by thirty or forty armed men, who it is said commenced an indiscriminate attack, with cries of*" no quarter!" In a few moments the boat was cleared, those on board flying for their lives. She was then cut loose from her moorings, set on fire, towed out into the stream, and sent over the Falls of Niagara, where of course she was dashed to pieces. I One man was found dead on the wharf, with a bullet through his head two boys were carried away prisoners to Chippewa; and of the thirty-three on board, nine others were missing.—It is said that the boats were guided on their return to Chippewa by signal lights, and that on their landing they were greeted with loud and prolonged cheers, from which it is inferred that the ex- pedition was known generally to the forces assembled there under Co!. M'Nab. This occurrence had increased to a perfect phrenzy the excitement already existing in the border States' especially at Buffalo and the other places in the imme- diate neighbourhood. The letters and the public jour- nals teem with menaces and denunciations. The popu- lation were preparing to turn out en masse, fully armed and prepared to repel any similar attempt; but the au- thorities had acted with prudence, and it was hoped that no rash measure of retaliation would be attempted, Sir Francis Head was at Toronto when the above affair took place, having opened the session of the provincial Parliament on the '28th. His speech refers almost wholly to the defence of the province, and is couched in bold and inspiriting terms. (From the New York American, Jan. 9 ) More excitement is visible here to-day than at any former period but the opinion prevails that no inter- ruption will take place in the amicable relations be- tween the United States and Great Britain. It is said that the British minister has expressed his entire satis- faction at the course so far taken by our government. Private letters from Canada mention that the greatest inconvenience prevailed, both in the upper and lower provinces, from the banks, particularly the Commercial Bank, the Bank of the Upper fanada, and the Lower Canada Bank, declining to grant discounts until the troubles were over. The President of the United States has issued the following proclamation BY THE I'IILSIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA — A PROCLAMATION. "Whereas, information having been received of a dangerous excitement on the northern frontier of the United States, in consequence of the civil war begun in Canada, and instructions having been given to the ofli- cers onlliat frontier, and applications having been made to the Governors of the adjoining States to prevent any unlawful interference of our citizen* in the contest un- fortunately commenced in the British provinces addi- tional information has just been received, that, notwith- standing the proclamations of the Governors of the States of New York and Vermont, exhorting their citi- zens to refrain from any unlawful acts within the terri- tory of the United States, and notwithstanding the presence of the civil officers of the United States, who by my directions, have visited the scenes of commotion, with a view of impressing the citizens with a proper sense of their duty, the excitement, instead of being appeased, is every day increasing in degree —that arms and munitions of war, and other supplies, have been procured by the insurgents in the United States—that a military force, consisting, in part at least, of citizens of the United States, has been actually organized, had congregated at Navy Island, and were still in arms under command of a citizen of the United States, and that they were constantly receiving accessions and aid. Now, therefore, to the end that the authority of the laws may he maintained, and the faith of treaties ob- served, I, Martin Van Buren, do most earnestly exhort all citizens of the United States who have thus violated their respective duties to return peaceably to their respec- tive homes; and I hereby warn them, that any persons who shall compromise the neutrality of this Government, by interfering in an unlawful manner with the affairs of the neighbouring Briti;h provinces, will render them- selves liable to arrest and punishment under the laws of the United States, which will be rigidly enforced and also, that they will receive no aid or countenance from their Government, into whatever difficulties they may be thrown by the violation of the laws of their country, and of the territory of a neighbouring and fri ndly nation. "Given under my hand, at the city of Washington, the 5th day of January 1838, and the 62d of the Inde- pendence of the United States. M. VAN BUREN. By the President, "JOHN FORSYTH, Secretary of State." (From the Buffalo Journal.) DESCRIPTION OF NAVY ISI,ANi).Navy Island is a wooded island, of an ableag shape, in the river Nia- gara, about two miles above the great falls. It is within the Canadian frontier, whilst Grand Island, a much larger island just above, belongs to the United States. NUVY, Island is about a mile and a quarter long, and covers an extent of 304 acres, whilst Grand Island is of the extent 11,rés. The riverNiairara, flowing out of lake Erie, ii' about three-quarters of a mile in width above Grand Island, but is divided by the interposition of that island into two widely diverging branches, which however again unite just above Navy Island. The latter is at one point within half a mile of the Canadian shore it is also within three quarters of a mile of Grand Island, and the same distance of the American shore at Schlosser. Immediately below the island, the river is a mile and a half wide, and on one side is the village of Chippewa, where the Royalists are posted, and on the opposite shore the village of Schlosser, where the steamer was moored when she was boarded and captured.
The Parish journals of Monday contain no French news. The accounts from the north of Spain repre sent Espartero and the Carlists as engaged in their interminable game of move and counter-move, a matter as uninteresting to lookers-on ;,s A game of chess played bv timid bunglers. The civil contest scarcely affords more entertainment than the military operations in the same dt. spioable aud hopeless country. Plie proceedings of the Cortes are an idle babble, which would reflect discredit- upon a Loudon suburb vestry, or any lower deliberative body, if, indeed, any lower, except the Cortes, can be found in the world,-Standar,i. Mr O'Connell was conducted in safety, upon Monday last, from the Royal Exchange to the Cham- ber of Commerce, by a company of the new police. We understand it is in conteniplati«n at the Castle, in consideration or the important services rendered to the Hon. Gentleman on this and other occasions, to com- pliment the distinguised corps with the style and title of the O'Connell Life Guards; and that the officers and men who have rendered the signal service before alluded to, shall each be presented with the Grand Cross of the Liberal Order of the Death's bead and Cross-bones, to be worn saltier-wise on their left brcastSj oil state oiicasiousDublin Evening Huil,
IMP Eli IA L PAR L rAMEN T. (Continued from our last page ) HOUSE OF LORDS.—TUESDAY. ■ The House nm at five o'clock, hut the only busines^ transacted was the presentation of petitions on yanOll II subjects. Their Lordships adjourned until Thursday. HOUSE OF COIINIONS -TUESDAY. In consequence of there being a ballot for Committees on the Roxburgshire, Ipswich, and Salford election petitions, the gallery was not opened until nearly five o'clock. JOINT STOCK BANKS. The CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER moved for leave to bring in a Bill to amend the law with respect to Clerical Members of Joint Stock Companies. The Right Honorable Gentleman, at some length, detailed the provisions of the intended measure, which had become necessary in consequence of a recent decision in the Court of Exchequer. He did not intend this measure to be a permanent one, and therefore only pro- posed that it should continue in operation until the end of next Session, which would afford a.-nple time for the legislature to consider the whole subject of Joint Stock Banks, and adopt some proper measure, for tW ttfuture regulation. His motion was rendered "ècessai-v in con- sequence of a late decision in the Court of Exchequer, by which it appeared that it was unlawful for a clergy- man in orders to be a member of any Joint Stock Company. In 1717, a Bill was introduced in the other House, which afterwards passed into a law, which pro- hibited all spiritual persons from engaging in any trade for gain or profit, and imposing a penalty upon any one transgressing the, law. In that Act, there was a provision upon which the late decision was founded. The result of this state, of the law would be, that if any clergyman became a proprietor of Stock in any of those companies, not being Charter Companies, but being Joint Stock partnerships, that the Companies in question would be incapacitated from recovering any just or lawful debt, and it might be pleaded in bar to any attempt made to i-ecox-er a debt from persons who had been engaged in business with them, that there was a clergyman a mem- ber of the Company that he was engaged in trading, contrary to the intent and meaning of the 57 Geo. ILL, and consequently they were not entitled to recover a just debt. He (the Chancellor of the Exchequer) believed that construction to have been put upon the Act quite unexpectedly. No individual ever imagined the pro- hibition justly put against Clergymen trading for the purpose of profit, was to be a prohibition against their investing money in a species of stock, in Joint Stock Companies, like any other' stock. The Bill he asked leave to introduce was founded on proceedings that had lately takcn place in the Court of Exchequer. In that case, the Northern and Central Bank having taken proceedings to recover payment- of a hill of exchange from a person of the name of Franklin, Mr Franklin pleaded there were two clergymen belonging to the Joint-stock company, and that consequently the Com- pany were not entitled to recover; and the Court of Exchequer held that that was a good plea. He there- fore, trusted the House would see it was absolutely necessasy the state of the law should be altered. llawij)9 endeavoured to explain the objects he had in view, and, having given this explanation, he should move for leave to bring in a bill to legalise certain contracts which had been, or might be, entered into by certain bankers, or shareholders of banking co-partnerships. The CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER in answer to a question from Mr Warburton said there was no prohibitory clause in the Bill at all. Its object merely was to give validity to certain contracts which had lately been made. If the House would deent it expedient to introduce such a provision, he would be ready to discuss the question, but the present was not the proper time. The subject could be more properly intro- duced when the Church Bill, now upon the table of the House, was brought forward. His Hon. Friend must be aware that at the present moment there was no prohibi- tion to clergymen being members of chartered companies- He would take the University Life Insurance Company* and he found that the Archbishop of Canterbury was at its head, that the Vice Presidents were all Bishops, and that many of the directors were clergymen of th& Established Church. Whatever the policy of the law might be, he could only repeat that the present was not the proper time. Mr T. ATTWOOD hoped the Rt. Hon. Gentleman would reflect a little before he gave effect to such a Bill. Mr HINDLEY thought the Bill ought to have a re- trospective effect. Leave was then given to bring in the Bill. EDUCATION (SCOTLAND.) The CHANCELLOR of the EXCHEQUER then moved for leave to bring in a Bill to provide for the establishment of additional parochial schools in certain parishes irr the Highlands of Scotland. The Right Hon. Member said the object of the Bill was to extend and afford greater facilities for educating the children of the poor in the Highlands of Scotland. Mr HUME said no one could doubt but what some step ought to be taken by Parliament to extend educa- tion in the Highlands of Scotland. But he did not pledge himself to agree to the plan proposed by the Chancellor of the Exchequer; a plan which, if he understood it, was not likely to give satisfaction. He wished to see a general and more extensive plan intro- duced. r Mr COLQUHOUN expressed his bope that the benefits of the measure would be extended to other parts of Scotland. 1 Mr WYSE spoke at some length in commendation of the present system of education iu Scotland. Mr W. CAMPBELL supported the motion, and said he wished to see the measure generally extended in Scotland. Mr R. STEUART said that the natural consequences of the Bill will be to lead to exclusion. Mr WALT, ICE said he was a friend to the exten- sion of education, but he did not approve of the outlines of this Bill. Mr GILLON said the system was not only defectiye. but absolutely disgraceful. Cantain GORDON felt grateful to the Right Hon, Gentleman for this Bill, which he was sure would give general satisfaction in Scotland Mr BOUTHWICK supported'the meagre. After a few words from Mr PRINGLE, Wve was given to hring in the Bill. DESERTION IN CANADA. Captain BOLDEHO moved for a return of the num- bers of deserters from her Majesty's troops stationed in the Canadas between the years 1830 and 1837. He believed that desertion had prevailed to an enormous extent, owing partly to the fact that the pay of the soldier was so small ai compared with that of labourers in Canada, and partly to the extent of coercive disci- pline in the British service. Lord did not think he should be riirht vn complying with the motion neither did he think the information at all useful if given. 1 Mr LLADEft said it war most strange that the Noble I-ord should reftise the returns, and thought that his olI:iy be,attended w'th worse etfects than. CO t C?,)Cedu'S thft ^formation. «..YPRHSSSSI' ,H°HO"- MW"W' Mr BORTHWICK joined in tliii reqtieilt to the gullant officer. Captain BULDERO, after some few words in expla- nation, withdrew his motion. The House adjourned at a quarter to eight. ..## HOUSE OF COMMONS.—WEDNESDAY. Many petitions were pr sented, particularly against the rat-ng of tenements Bill, the negro-apprenticeship clause, for the amendment of the tithes act (England), for the remission of the sentence passed on the Glasgow cotton-spinners, &c. Mr HUME presented a petition from York, Upper Canada, adopted at a public meeting in August last, but the chairman of which had, he believed, since joined the rebels. The petition complained of uncon- stitutional conduct on the part of Sir F. Head, in having adopted acts of the legislature without laying copies thereof on the table of the British Parliament, direoted by law. Mr Hume will move to-morrow for documents in support of the allegation. Mr C. BU LLEK postponed till Wednesday next the further consideration of the report on the Controverted Elections Bill. Sir H. VERN JSY/ialsd postponed the further pro- ceedings on the Rating of Tenements Bill. Lord J. RUSSELL, after considerable discussion on the Bill, expressed himself favourable to inquiry add- ing that it should be attended by some member con- nected with the government. The Bill was eventually postpbned till Fridav, April 27. The Hackney Carriages (Metropolis) Bill wa-4 read a second time; as was the Banking (Clerical) Copartnership Bill. CONN ELL obtained V ave to renew bis Law of Libel Bill, on the understanding that the discussion would be taken on the second reading. Lord J. RUSSELL, in answer to Mr Maclean's in- quiry. said that the instructions directed to Lord Durham, as Governor-general of Canada, were intended for him only, and not for Sir J. Colborne.-Adjourncd.
TO CORRESPONDENTS. Our Newport correspondent may be assured of our best exertions. IIis communication came too late for proper attention in this week's paper. ERRATA in last week's ptper.-lietter of ALGOL, for "routine, action," read continuation." Introduction to Black, White, and Brown 'j"or ap- probation," read appropriation."
MEHTHYR TYDVIL, SATURDAY, Peb. 10, 1838. -0- The Canada question is \\o\V pretty well exhausted. Mr Roebuck, we presume on the principle that the rebelg shoultt be without excuse, was permitted to repeat- his speech at the Bar of the House of Lords on Monday night. lie left the subject as lie found it," and th'8 iu a few words comprehends the whole history of Mr Roebuck's oration, The most novel, andl