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NEWS OF THE WEEK.

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NEWS OF THE WEEK. In the midst of the excitomeut occasioned by political disputatious, the electors may lose sight -awl pardonably so—of the great question to be fought out upon the hustings at the coming election. That question is not who did, or who did not, pass the Reform Bill of 1807—though that is not an unimportant ingredient in con- sidering who have or who have not conferred the franchise upon the people ;—it is not which party, the Conservatives or Liberals, have been the most extravagant or economic in administrating the affairs of tho country :-the question to be de- citied by the new constituency is, aye or lio-shall the Irish branch of the Xatiollal Church be dis- established and disendowed, in ordertoput a grasp- ing party iuLo ]J .w"r, anI tn CU'Ù tll"lU to enjoy tho sweets of ldic" I In a word, shall all Institu- tion, which enables Protestzititisiii to liohl its own against Popery, be saei'tlL'J I to allow I" t,lic,tlisili in its worst form to ride ranip iut over the country. The question is one that conns hoine to every lieart, and it is ouiy oy individual exertion that in the impending i-truggle our good old Constitu- tion of t 'liurvU a:i-l State; which has so long withstnod the attacks of in enemies, can still be maintained iutact and invulnerable. So far as the e in.m. > of Nui'ili Wales are concerned, wc are v;oi"- to hear from the best nnllioritu's is to be no doubt as to the result i J; before us, no doubt as to the reply the electors will give to the question— Di<cstai>!tsh:ueut I Tuw several Conservative candidates, we are enabled to state, have experienced on all sides the most hearty reception, anil obtained the inn t eticiiraging proiiu-es and it is nut impossible also that the Seats fin" Use county of Anglesey, and for the unite ( boroughs m that county, may yet be vr'v'ich d from tit" Liberal grasp. Let it only be recollected and that without unity t':o battle will be lo t. The Magistrates of this county on Thursday Jovote.l themselves to the consideration of a matter of considerable moment to the "lectors at the next and future elections. We allude to the mapping out anew of the County of Carnarvon into polling districts which will best suit the convenience and comfort of the constituents at large. In doing this they wisely took into their council the agents of the two political parties, and by this means we believe they have arrived at a result which will to a great extent ensure peace and quiet at the approaching election, while it will assuredly save a large number of the electors many miles of travel. The several districts will be widely published among the constituency, and no remar!; need be made upon them, except that the newly created district of Bangor will comprise that town and the two parishes of Aber and Llall- iairfeehan. Mr. (iladstone, for the past week or ten days, has been on the "stump" in South Lancashire, and Mr Gladstone, in that character, has not presented a very enviable appearance. It is, to say the least of it, a questionable occu. patiou for a past leader of the House of Commons, and the future l'ritne Minister of England it is but another proof of the absurd craving of the j rejected of the University of Oxford for popuiar! e'.ainour—iu .itiribiu ■ of the demagogue, and not i of the i tate-in rn. Mr (iladxtone, cotirio of numerous !o.; ;-u iinled harangues, of which the public arc fast getting thoroughly sick and tired, lias gone anew over the ground which has been taken for inoiiiiis past by his satellites all over the country, anI like them he has endeavoured to explain aiv.iy his opposition to Kofonn, when a statesman-like measure was brought forward by a Conservative Government; his attempt to dis. establish the Irish Church, and throw the power into the hands of the Uonian Catholics, wm.e professing hitnsdf the staunch advocate of the Protestant rPligion, as taught in the Church of England; and lastly, tho discrepancies, in the matter of the National Expenditure, between the statement put forward by him and the facts as they have been recently brought out. We do not know that the case against Mr Gladstone, with regard to the alleged Conservative extravagance in the ministration of the affairs of the country, need be put much stronger than it has been by a working man, who sent him the following effusion, which he read at one of the meeting in his sup. port Now you are lecturing through the land, And leading working men astray, By telling thein things were not good For whicii they did their money pay. We wisti to know, sir, now it i», To oppose these measures you did not strive, While there was on your side you say, A majority of sixty-five. Mr Gladstone made a passing sneer at the rarity of a Conservative working man, but his arguments against the justice of the working man's assertions were very weak and futile. Mr Mill has considerably lessened any chance of success that he had in being again returned to Parliament for Westminster. He had occasion- ed much dissatisfactiou among those of his for- mer friends who were not atheists and infidels, by the pecuniary and moral assistance he gave to Bradlaugh, the notorious Iconoelaust," but since then he has further weeded the number of his supporters by going out of his way to persuade the electors of Westminster to oust Mr Bouveiie, who has for years been a consistent, although at times an outspoken Liberal, and elect another Liberal ("rr Cliadivick) ill his place. The Mommy Advertiser, ;)'< a Conservative organ, suggests that Mr Mill's friend and adviser, Mr Gladstone, might provide him a suug berth iii 'the next! Government, as "Election Nominator." The, electors, certainly, would thus be saved much bother and trouble. There can be now no doubt of the safety of Dr. Li vingstone. Letters written in October and De- cember of last year have been received by Sir Roderick Murchison, President of the Royal Geographical Society, which satisfactorily accounts for the delays that have been occasioned since he wrote in February, 1807. He livell for three months with friendly Arabs, awaiting the close of a native war, and as we know that certain informa- tion which was one of the objects of Livingstone's travel has been forwarded to him (having been discovered sillce he left Euglaml by Baker), we may expect the great traveller home before Christ- inas. Spanish affairs are tranquil, and the question to be decided is hardly as to the form of govern- ment- for all appear to be agreed that it should be mouarehial-lmt as to the monarch himself. Three are meutiolled-the Duke of Edinburgh, the King of Portugal, and the Duke of Montpen- siur. The Central Junta of Madrid has issued a proclamation, declaring itself dissolved, and the ministry haviugdecreed the dissolution of the other Juntas, most of those bodies already announce that they have ceased to exist. Before surren- lleriug its functions the Madrid Junta passed a series of resolutions, proposing, among other things, the abolishment of the punishment of dezttit, ii,ill the (,f t LNttiotial Itifle Association. Marshal Serrano has written a letter to the Gaalols, iu which he states that the ob- ject of the revolution was to allow the people to choose the form of government they might think best, and that the leaders have determined to respect that programme. Marshal Serrano is him- self of opinion that a constitutional monarchy would be most suitable to the country. The Minister of Justice at Madrid has issued a decree formally ordering the immediate suppression of all monasteries, convents, chapels, congregations, and other religious establishments of both sexes founded since the 2!»th July, and the trans- fer of all their property, moveable and immove- able, to the State. General Prim has disavowed any desire to assume the Crown, and on the contrary declares that were it offered he would not receive it.

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