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Constitutionalist (Newspaper) - May 31, 1840, London, Middlesex MAY 3lj Price The Chamber of Deputies hare passed the law renewing the Charter and privileges of the French by a large TELEGRAPHIC May MARITIME PREFECT TO THE MINISTER OF MARINE AND THE PRESIDENT OF THE COUN which left Algiers on the has just The array on the forced the Col de defended by of were and carried a great number of redoubts and en which were taken by assault with the most remarkable The army of was put to the On the the army was still on the 20th MARITIME PREFECT TO THE MINISTER OF THE have derived the fol lowing details from a private letter from Algiers It was Medeah would he taken on the It is said tta of tbe Duke of Orleans which attacked the in charge made by the Prince at the bead of the 2Sd and 48d of the decided the by putting the enemy to leaving two cannon The dAumale charged sword in band in advance of the We have had 50 men and 150 i The Project of authorising a Company to execute n Railway between Paris and by the has been presented by Minister of Public in the Chamber of and referred to a The report of of the Chamber of Peers on of the Jive per has been read in that house it concludes by recommend ing the rejection of the The Paris papers of Wednesday arc occupied with the debate in the Chamber of Deputies the preceding on the report of the committee on the for the re moval of the remains of the Emperor Napoleon from Helena to committee recommended that a sum of francs 4 be to the ex pense of the voyage and and that an equestrian statue of Napoleon be in After an angry discussion an amendment to reduce the required sum to and to reject the proposition for raising an equestrian statue to Napoleon was The of Thursday contains the following tele graphic POOR MAY TO THE MINISTER OP The expeditionary corps entered yesterday The army of had taken up a position ou the heights surrounding the retired at first taking with of the I have appointed commander of the province of I am now in fortifying and arming and as soon as the shall be suf I intend bringing back the Princes to They are in good MAY This morning a large con brought from Hayti the Victorieuse left escorted by a detachment of twentythree commanded by an and preceded by two who are to accompany it its destina MAY MAY MARSHAL THB MINISTER OP The Princes ar rived jn good health at will em bark for after taking some and recovering the fatigues of the MAY MAY MARSHAL VA hft JH deah A of and with 70 days remains in the On the engagement took place at the foot of the southern declivity of the mountains of against the whole of the forces of The entire of the Arabian cavalry had con duct of our troops was We men put hors de whose losses were afterwards retired into the interior of the province of The expeditionary the and reached without encountering any interrupted by 1 The public rejoicings which took place on the feast of the saint of attracted an immense but passed off without General Antonio Maria Alvarez has been appointed of and General Santiago Mendez Vigo has been invested with the government of Granada and A dated 10 announces that the column of Brigadier Zurbano had occupied without striking a The division of Genera which was operating in the same had fallen in near with battalions of and four squadrons of intrenched in advantageous resolutely opposed bis The Royal haying attacked them with the they soon gave leaving 30 killed on the and carrying with them a number of The on the side of the Christines consisted of 6 killed and 32 From the Barcelona journals of the 1 and those of Girona of the we learn the inhabitants of the former city have celebrated by brilliant illuminations and public rejoicings the last victory gained over the Carlists at The musket ball which General Van Halen received through the wrist in that the most despe rate fought in Catalonia since the commencement of the civil was extracted on the General his second in who was likewise severely wounded on the same was considered out of The Eco de Arragon of the 16th instant brings no im portant facts from the theatre of On the 9th the flying column of Campillo surprised near El a Carlist detachment commanded by who had been stationed in that district for the purpose of intercepting the communications the advanced and bis second ia command were killed in the en and a lieutenant and eleven men were taken i The Phare Ly rentes of the 23d publishes a letter from Saragossa the 1 stating that with eleven had returned to the environs of Flix and Mora del General was to have transferred his headquarters from to the neigh of Morella and bad ordered General to march with the whole of the army of the to the by the display of so large a military the inutility of its re Travailing on Madrid road was as insecure as Within a few days the Carlists had stopped and destroyed two stage coaches and a and carried the The Madrid Journals of the 21st Vi By the Royal Adelaide steamer we have the following intelligence May 4 The civil war in the Algarve is about to On last despatches were received at the from the commandant of the 8th military Brigadier Costa announcing that the the guerilla had made proposals of himself and comrades to lay down their armsand to the the conditions that they should be paid for all their and accoutrements at a fair Valuation on delivery that those who might soldiers should have the option of entering the ranks the Queens troops or returning to their respective their lives and property being guaranteed that they should be well received and and considered in every respect as coming Strictly within the meaning of the general amnesty of the 4th of April These it is have been and will probably be agreed to by the as despatches to this effect were forwarded to Brigadier on the following This fortunate if successfully will I not only prove the harbinger of peace and consolation to the suffering but will cause a saving to the Treasury of a monthly expenditure for an additional force in that province of six contos de reis It is probable that a partial change in the Ministry will shortly take Among the the Duke de Palmella is spoken of as likely to take that of the Foreign The individual to vacancy in the held ad interim by Count de is not yet fixed The western coast of Africa is now so ef and strictly blockaded by the British cruisers us to render the escape of any slavers next to This vigilance of the cruisers is now likely to the treaty having at last been signed and the traffic declared but for ten not as at first insisted upon by Viscount The revenue of the Lisbon Customhouse and and of for the past month of paid in and amounts conjointly to equal to ster showing a decrease nn the preceding month of March of sterling and the revenues ofthe Cns the adjacent Of the year 1839 which B per Scares equivalent to During the and of pipes of wines exported from the river to Great 459 United and various other 600 and from the Island of Ter the capital of the from to of of of bar 7 of 23 of 38 of chests and of 555 boxes of and The Hereditary Prince Ernest of Saxe Coburg Gotha arrived in the and landed at Belem on Saturday morning last under a salute from the forts and Portuguese ships of He was received at the by the secre taries of officers of the and King Ferdi nands Aid deCamp in 430 convents arid reli gions establishments have been suppressed throughout the kingdom since the The clerks in the War office are busily employed in copying documents and ac counts relating to British claims to be transmitted to the commission in Foreign ships of war in the and British La French and the United States A letter from of the 15th published in a French states that the news received from Naples was but that the advices from other parts of Italy were of an alarming ferment prevailed in where the people loudly de manded the old and the military authorities had been obliged to adopt most energetic measures to pre vent a revolutionary The that the King had directed that the Swiss quartered in the towns and cities offering the most menacing In Upper in the Popes in people were said to for and only waiting for Sicily to set the According to accounts from Rome of the 16th se veral desperate arising out of most insigni had lately occurred between the peasantry of Albano and those of Castel bad remained on the The Papal Government was obliged to send a detachment of dragoons for the purpose of res toring THE The Levant mail arrived on Wednesday but altogether barren of important political The accounts from Constantinople and Alexandria brought to and j 9th of In Alexandria the the A letter Prince Metternich to the upon the extraordinary affair of had produced an excel lent The Pasha had appointed a tribunal composed of the consuls of Great and who were to investigate the and dispose of to European A commission named by them was to proceed to and institute a minute inquiry into the to enable the tribunal to pronounce upon The Viceroy had in the mean time transmitted rigorous orders to the authorities of enjoining them to punish all whatever religion they might who should presume to insult the The intelligence from of the represents the affairs of Syria as in the same Every where warlike preparations were in active at the same ime that Ibraham Pacha did not manifest any intention of marching One excited some and that was the sudden departure for the army of Pasha Colonel by the spe cial desire of Mehemet Ali A letter from Rhodes of the 2ad announces that the firman relative to the disappearance of the Christian boy from the island had been received by Youssouf the The orders of the Sultan were that three chosen among the should repair forth with to the and there constitute themselves ac whilst a deputation of three Israelites should pre sent themselves as The Egyptian both Christian and in pursuance of an ancient celebrated the first day of the season called assembling at day break in the gardens and as they to smell the Mothers present their children with a tender onion that they may smell and this former god of Egypt is an essential ingredient in every dish o UNITED Files of New York to the and Canadian papers of corresponding dates were received by the Great Western which arrived at Bristol on Saturday the 23d The Great Western made the homeward passage in fourteen 4yv She brought 137 including children and Amongst them were seven experienced cotton from die states of South nnd the engaged of the Madras to pro ceed forthe purpose of instructing the natives of that vast empire in the cultivation of Three others are to and agricultural im The Western brought half a million and a full Upon the affairs were improving in the United There is nothing new in the papers on the subject of the main boundary question but a long correspondence between Sir John General Scott appears though of old account of the admirable feeling displayed on both There is some further in with respect to the state of affairs in Mexico and but the prospect of peace between those dis states very We subjoin a few extracts THE Two POLITICAL and darkness could not be inore different and distinct than the present two political As the tree is by its so the fruit is known by its The Martin Van and his endeavour to establish an independent treasury of an adapted to an economical and independent and the adminis tration of their The supporters of Van Buren are the honest and industrious producers of the comforts of and all those who labour for useful all those who promote the real happiness of their But who cannot instantly detect in the Harrison party the the mere the speculative fictitious the wholesale gambler in licentious and all who aspire to immediate splendour and the with the unwary and j whom they are able to con trol and the by those of gent yet aristocratic to believe that the few are to govern the that a few are created to be governors of the products of Van a sound and independence of the honest producing against a spurious and fictitious bank vena and servility to the nonproducers and the representatives of their General hasten to announce the heartrending intelligence that our Village is now one almost universal heap of The fire broke out about in the exchange formerly occupied E Saginaw and Lawrence The wind from the It found im possible to save the effort was then made to prevent the fire from reaching the side of the street this was soon found as the wind The fire first caught the east pf Saginaw we in the building occupied by Marsh and It soon communicated to those on each The street mingled presenting a unin sheet fromone side to the reaching far over everything On the to the and on the about 25 holdings in property plies on while ascending the dam the being and un usually after crossing the lock struck an and persons were five females and four The names those lost have not Four of the females a Henderson Kentucky INVASION OF TEXAS BY MEXICANS April Things are fast coming to a Fe have again been defeated at More a small town about 1 5 leagues from the Presidio of the Rio Grande by Arista in about 150 men who is on his way to The mes senger who arrived hero yesterday left them on the Leon I aho received a letter from San three days in which the writer speaks of tlie of Texas as a thing so that whoever should doubt it would be laughed A great number of Cherokee Indians are among the General with 500 or 600 has already passed the Rio some SO miles below APRIL It has resulted with my last communication as I that it would not be belieVed nor be till Bexar is destroyed and We have certain intelligence brought here by who have come in from Rio our territory is already invaded by the central army about with eight pieces of and we are expecting their arrival here every that those who believe the New Orleans April and Brussels papers of the latest dates have reached Iu a letter from in Wallachia of the 3d we find a further confirmation of the destruction of nine of the Russian garrisons on the t Circassian Only two and by gal lant burning with the in vaders of their The had ordered troops to be embarked at Odessa to defend Anapa and all that now remains of the Russian con quests of the The Captain which arrived at Liver pool on Wednesday evening from telegraphed off the Cape of Good the from China for which was left loading at the of brought by the overland The telegraphed which wag known previously that a decree had been issued by the Chinese authorities prohibiting for ever all trade with the s of from Riga of commanded by Captain which sailed from London the 1st of and passed the on the was stranded off on the Island of about eight days tier t first thai and as the who arrived here is totally lost The it is to of the vessel to INSURRECTION IN OF f j i FRONTIERS pp April serious insurrection has taken place in Servia against the pew order of and especially against the appointment connected with it of the new the Since the National on the accession cf Prince there have been in several parts of the at first secretly and since and the public voice has every where pronounced the counsellors and against the restriction of the Princes power by and nied by a wish that the seat of Government may be trans ferred to and that bounds may be set to the generally believed squandering of the public It was said that only and two and some members and were ad verse to the removal of the seat of and that of piasters which were in on the resignation of Prince only are and therefore have been expended without any sa account of The Government sent Pro the Minister of the and the Presi dent of the Court of to the places which were most and to pacify the people but they seem to have had little for yesterday some thousand some of them persons of unex appeared before Belgrade to obtain a hearing for the wishes and complaints of the The Prince accompanied by the Russian and the of the Turkish hastened on the first information as far as about a league from to meet the where he exhorted them in the most earnest manner to return peaceably to their make acquainted with their in a legal manner through the medium of the au to content himself with the promise of the to Advance no and expressly not to attempt the city of On the other that the counsellors aa of the Seria who of having dis the public money required the transfer of the Beat to Several persons said If Prince Michael wants a who can before proper lor such an office than his father he assisted to gain our and he go verned us lived happily under why should assist our ex pressions Prince Michael left the if they deserve to be called and returned to the great est anxiety for the fears are entertained the tranquillity of the Patrols tra verse the streets in all directions to maintain order the counsellors and have taken re fuge in the Turkish The Metropolitan baa sought an asylum Austrian It is not known what baa become of tb of the His brother the Minister of Fi is at in The Turkish Pasha has called the whole Turkish population under arms to protect their houses the regular troops are confined to the cita and he threatens on of the insur gents to penetrate into the to them with knows how It reported that the two counsellors who with were the chief pf Prince Milosch for the The Russian Consul and the have sent couriers DEATH or SIR SIDNEY It is our painful office to announce the decease of the gallant and illustrious Admiral Sir Sidney took place yes at his Rue an event which will with regret and Sir Sidney was born in and therefore aged se of HOUSE OF MAY After the presentation of a considerable number other BROUGHAM rose with a petition from praying that no measures might be taken to exact com from the Chinese government for the value of the opium which had been seized and destroyed by its been officially declared that our merchants were not entitled to claim an indemnity from the govern ment at because the trade had been carried on in contravention of the laws of and this same reason should adoption of any means to procure compensation from the state whose laws had been in He trusted if our negotiations were car ried on in a spirit of frankness and a commercial treaty might be our trade placed upon a satisfactory basis a country containing onethird of the whole population the ON THE f by a large number of the praying that the prayer and be and of the r recommend the house to take part irt connected with the except so far as were concerned but in the absence of government the to the although it had at all times ma a to even when it was composed exclusively of those who were members of the The want of a government not but had been long felt in al gona on without it for upwards of a cen tne necessity for some such authority was most to make no but merely to suggest remedies as the lapse of time and the change of circumstances had rendered The Reformers intended that the authority by which the prayerbook and the articles were compiled should remain in force and possess of accommodating whatever was objectionable to the altered state of Many most conscientious men entertained views upon particular points of belief which were not in accordance with those that the church professed but no single prelate could authorise them in interpreting the articles in the sense in which they would wish to understand The Archbishop of that he would most willingly join in any reasonable scheme for the con of such a body as the most prelate bad men it most desirable that there should government of the but he could by no means agree with the prayer of the He that such a measure as they proposed would hp received both by the clergy and by the country with the greatest and he was himself de opposed to any revision of the The peti tion had thrown a reflection upon the clergy which was wholly It maintained that their practice was not in accordance with the He trusted that there was no foundation for such a and if it had been made in a instead of a be should have felt it his duty to move as an amendment the considera tion of the means necessary for rendering the the clergy consistent with the ordinances of the The Bishop of NORWICH that if the articles were to be strictly and the necessity of sub scription would weigh tender consciences as tp deprive the church of the services of many valuable while it would open the way to being in hy secular have no such It had been that our church had a Calvi listic an Arminian clergy and it did in fact ad nit all who agreed In the broad salutary doctrine of reve It t to ne it by lo a boon to many whose consciences would not allow of a complete to ts He bad never met with a clergyman who agreed entirely with every article to which he had sub and a certain latitude be allowed ri the assent The object proposed was by no means as in 1689 the dignitaries of the church without agreed to a petition almost word for word with that which was now and ft had only jeen gnashed by the basest There reat difficulties in coming to a satisfactory nit if these were fairly such alterations might be nade as would suit the exigencies of the and be acquiesced in by the In the opinion be lad formed he was under no influence but that of a sincere lesire to raise the church in the estimation of the md he trusted that every obstacle in the way of ipn would be speedily The Bishop of LONDON that subscription to the was required only for the purpose of preserving in the and preventing the constant which would exist if it were not tied down to one specified interpretation by it we had escaped the which had led to the downfall of other and the continued tergiversation by which some had round to every point of the theological le did not impugn the sincerity or the respectability of he but he was that if a few were de sirous of a number immensely preponderating would deprecate any Subscription to the ar icles was required only of the the candidate for ioly orders was prepared by long study of the doctrines to which he had to give bis he could plead no igno rance of their and he should either subscribe hem with a clear conscience or at once He rusted that every one who did so subscribe acted from a t full belief in the truth of the an J his expe rience he had not met with a single clergyman who had oy scruples of conscience on the was a rowing indisposition both in the clergy and to any or to moot the question so as to excite one obstacle were to be re moved to suit the ease of one some other would im mediately require that what it considered objectionable also be and it would be impossible to so long as either articles or creed were He fully with those who thought that a legislative assembly f the church would be but it seemed at present i j moat The House then adjourned until Monday HOUSE OF MAY Sir Colonel and took heir seats for and Petitions next occupied the House nearly to the time of Among them was one presented by complaining of the incarceration of OConnor on the felons side of York HUME gave that on Tuesday next he would move an address to her Majesty praying that the National may be opened to the public on Sundays after di vine Lord RUSSELL presented the two bills of he iad given notice respecting the registration of and he regulation of the franchise in England and and gave notice that he would move the second reading of them on Monday A short but unimportant conversation took place rela tive to the appointment of CORN VILLIERS then rose to renew the motion on the Corn of which the decision was unintentionally pre vented before through an adjournment moved by He said that what right any one class of proprietors the commu for the sake of enriching The arguments advanced on the side of that had now been thoroughly and their fallacy There were men in the manufacturing 4jstjicts who pointed to these laws as the cause of their and to as the These men telling you that if corn were to be taxed for the protection of mai chinery ought to be taxed for the protection of labour and they demanded that if this were Defused by the prei sent an enlarged representation should given to It was said on the other hand that the ref peal was sought chiefly by desirous to avail themselves of low prices of corn in order to lower wages of their that impossible wages were already reduced to their minimum and ha read a letter from a medical who had bad extensive practice among the poor of the manu bearing testimony to the extent and depth of the misery sustained by the working Villiers then from statistical that in years when food was cheap and labour the health of the poor suffered in comparison with those years in which food was dear and labour scarce these last were the seasons in which low the off spring of spread death among the working It was pretended that the countries refused to take your manufactures in return for your prod nee but he could show from diplomatic correspondence that the refusal to negotiate on reciprocal came not from foreign but from England whose ministers were always in fear of the landed A roan was now obliged to work fifteen hours a day where formerly he worked but twelve or There was ano ther a country like England ought to be independent of foreigners for its That might be a f fr Aval A f The people are now too intelligent to be deceived by They see the peasantry of Ireland crowing abundance of yet unable to obtain it for their own Sir Peal had refer u tie former debate to the large of aa evidence of the prosperity of her manufactures he might as well have appealed to the number of as evidence of the prosperity of the Sir he assumed a serious responsibility in upholding the existing Repeal might be forced at when it would be too It was not wise to delay reform till insurrection compelled the change the practice of resisting and then sud denly giving way to was a perilous teaching the people that force was their most efficacious instru But the people bad no wish to be drivea into such a resort it was one repugnant to the habits and dispo sitions of Nor would it be passible long to continue an experiment against the order of which designed that the surplus produce of one country should be exchanged against that of and not that the inhabitants of each should be confined to the fruits of their He vouched in support of this moral maxim the opinions of of and of other ethical writers after a short appeal to the fears of the concluded by moving for a committee to take the present law into STRUTT seconded the Protection was only for The effect of the attempt to regulate prices had been to delude the farmer into the belief that cheap corn was a for which he was entitled to redress from The manufac sought no This was tho commence ment of a whose final bow ever long there could be but one Sir CHARLES Bo thought the object of the manu was to reduce wages to the foreign level nor could he consider it decent in those who were themselves protected to refuse protection to their objected to all artificial and believed that if this giant this protection to rure wore all others would soon follow its He imputed tothe corn laws the present distresses of the manufacturing population and he felt that those dis tresses should drive the sufferers to great re sponsibility would rest on the heads of those who should refuse to relieve their Convinced that the progress of evil must be either in a calm or in a be lamented that Government had uot con matter sufficient importance to require an unanimous expression on their opposed the If the mann wished to abolish all he would thara propose a general measure for that and not confine their attacks to the corn Bte referred to the protections on and deprecated the and against the evil of rendering their country depen dent on foreign nations for its PACKS followed on the same Sir said the linen manufacturers would be quite ready to give up their and contended that the repeal of the corn laws would neither throw land out of nor reduce which he denied to rise or fall with the price of the new member for ap pealed to the gentlemen returned by agricultural consti whether they would continue to support a govern ment which was acting in direct opposition to the interests hey believed that the abolition of the corn laws would confer no permanent on the working while it would throw out of employ a reat portion of the agricultural in voting for the disclaimed any wish for a complete which would be equivalent a a for the absolute ruin of such of the inferior lands aa were fit only for the growth of But he thought a committee might originate alterations which would be useful to all Lord being of opinion that the present corn aws were far from and the sliding scale by no means well expressed his if some specific proposition were brought to entertain the consideration of it but he could not vote for that ge neral and uncertain a t a very important consideration for the whether the complete opening of the trade in foreign corn would not cause him to lose more in the home market han he would gain in the markets rose amid general cries of When these had he said but a few days before his had foretold that the first change in the corn laws would be a fixed moderate and at no long period their total repeal would Concurring in le should vote for the The wider the extent of the countries from which England should be the less danger that the prices in England would rise to an unreasonable With respect to the it might be perfectly as Sir Robert Peel had that the was disturbed by other causes than the operation of the present corn laws in years of scarcity but if the present corn laws were not only disturbing they were at all events a very influential The cries of Divide were now with treat and the continued noise and move nent of the house rendered it impossible to hear the member during the rest of his HANDLE lamented the tone and temper of That there had been many petitions against tha corn lawa he was ready to admit md no when the facilities for the preparation of them were considered but the masses had not spoken with They felt that the cheapness promised them would be a and that the only be the low The concluding portion of as of tha foregoing was drowned in the impatient tu mult of the The loudness of the interruption was still increased by the rising of MARK as representing spoke but quite in favour of Vil liers s Lord JOHN RUSSELL obtained He defended the the charge of having omitted to ring forward any measure on When there existed a general wish for such a proceeding might befit a Government but in the state of feeling which now prevailed on this the interference of Go instead the would but add to imparting party spirit al ready of On the present oc casion be should vote The uncertainty always inseparably from the corn trade was aggravated by the existing The present fluctuations would be much foreigners could be enabled to calculate upon a to and should grow for that pur pose a proportionably greater amount of An in demand from foreign countries for British manu factures could hardly fail to raise the wages of the and whatever should contribute to the general prosperity of the country must needs contribute to the prosperity of the the class possessing the largest interest ia At the same he was not prepared to abolish all protecting though he would not himself In terms quite to strong aa those used by his noble at O
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