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FEMALE SLAVERY.—SHIRT AND…

IMPERIAL PARLIAMENT.

MKRTHYR TYDVlL, AND BRECON,

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----_----THE CORN LAWS.

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THE CORN LAWS. The writer of "a railway glance at the Corn 11 Laws" in Fraser\i Magazine for this month, con- cludes his remarks in the following words:— 1. That the present liiych price of corn arises from a general shortness of the crops throughout Europe; and that as "open ports, which exist at present, do not remove the evil, there can be no legislative remedy for it. One abundant year, and nothing else, will bring down wheat to its former level. 2. That anticipating that event, namely, that wheat may be again at 518. or 56s., there will re- main no grievance of dear bread" to be removed. 3. That the alleged necessity of buying corn of foreigners, in order to induce and enable them to buy our manufactures, exists in an equal degree in the case of our own people. If you leave the English farmer, and prefer to buy your corn of the Polish one, you will only gain a poor and doubtful, though a new customer, in the foreigner, by giving up, and sacrificing, a far better one in your own oountryman. 4. That if any supposed fall of prices, arising from the free admission of foreign corn, does not produce an equivalent fall of wages among our operatives. the master manufacturers will realise none of the advantages for which they are now coiitendiiig while, if such a fall of wages is pro- duced, then, not the workmen, but merely a few thousand millowners, will be benefited by the change. And, 5. That any large withdrawal of protection from the agriculturist, must be accompanied by an equal relinquishment of protection by the manufacturer and thus the only result will be, lower prices, lower wages, and worse fare to all the industrious classes, merely to please a few commission-agents, and to give a still further gain to the funded capitalist, the mortgagee, and the possessors of fixed incomes.

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THE QUEEN'S SPEECH.

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|LORD CHATHAM AND THE CORN…

A REMEDY SUGGESTED.

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