Atlas London Middlesex, July 28, 1838

Atlas London Middlesex

July 28, 1838

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Atlas (Newspaper) - July 28, 1838, London, Middlesex TRANSMISSION OF "THE ATLAS" BY |�OST TO FOREIGN COUNTRIES, We are induced, by numrout applicaiima on thi, subject, to state, for the information of our SubtertHtirs. that "The Ma," mar, he transmitted free of postage, through the General Post Offices. to the following J^ces : Antigua .Bkbbiob Bobmos Atbes CspHAtoNiA. Dbhbbara . Gibraltar Haiui;>|j^I Jamaica BAaoTA Bbbmuoa C�iaj>a Colombia Denmark Grbnada (New) Ht^oiMvo Laouira Bahamas Brazils Gabaooas Cobfu Dominica Grbbob Uovpvii^ Malta barbadob3 Bbembn Cabthaqena Cdxhaven Franob . Halifax loMtAH ij^lbs Montserbat " The Atlas" can also be transmitted, upon payment of onepenny. to India-Cape of Good Hope-South Wales. Toall other places it may be forwarded upon thepayment of two pence. Nevis Newfoundland New Brunswick Nova Scotia Quebec Spain (via Cadia) St. Dominqo St. Kitt's St. Lucia St. ViNCBNT'g TOBAOO TOBTOLA Trinidad Zantk THE ATLAS OF THIS DAY CONTAINS:- paob The PoUtlctan...............465 EMt/Indiaa aiidGoIqnial;Atlas;. -ASi li'otdgDNews.............i..467; Imperial Parliament..'........^wwr British News . - MetropoUtanlnUUigence........�� Ireland.........................489 Scotland....................469 Jam Reports......r.............469 Asiii^e Intelligent..............469 Police OflSces..................469 Acddetots^Oflbnces..........470 Omnium.'..................... 470 Miscellanea.:.................. 471 Theatrical Intelligence..........471 Saturdaiy's News................ 471 Weekly Betrdspect of the Money Market...................... 471 I^ng Ariacles..............472 LondonBapaci^................472 Meraon^daenMtinand Things . 473 Theatricals........;........... 473 The Life of ier,M.D., 474 pagb Letters flrom Palmyra...........474 t9te Beauty of Holinef s, and other - Foems....................... 475 Sartor Beiartus ; the Lifo and . Opinionsof HerrTeufelsdrockh 475 An Ode on the Coronation of ^ Queen Victoria..............476 TheGuUeio Trade.............476 Standard Library Edition........ 476 The "Vnsdom and Genius of Shak* speare...........476 C. Crispl Sallustii Bellum Catili- nariumeiJugurthinum........ 476 BibleaNarrative....... 476 The Stage................... 476. Coronation Records...........476 LiteraryandSdentiflc Institutions 476 The Universities 476 The Army......................476 Gazettes..............:....... 476 Blrttis, Marriages, and Deaths .. 476 Banklng.and Monetary Atlas.... 477 The Markets...................478 Advertlsemehts.................479 Tttit F d L IT I CI AN; , CUSTODY OF INFANTS'BILL. British and Fobbion Review-The title of the bUl is a gross ^ii^iiaointir of deception. This we think the puUic, whb^ar*^ interested in such a bill, have a right to c(N9a;6l|i|l 0^^ If anything in the world ought to expresSf as cimly^^ its purpose . and object it jis^ |itile~of: of PMiiament; ^Sdr how else can the people know, as they havfe a ri^ht to know^) what is tht nature of the laws "mopdsed^by mciir ttepreso^^ mdess^whenM^ bound, and must ob^^i^vy ttw^ ones, at their own pe#?||>^.-�^^^""�H^ J^^^>ihetitfeSexpressed'its real.olqe�S.andllhich^te eflfect, it yould have run thus:� A bill to provide for th4 access of wives. liVintr n^n��W *~ be done, at least well enoiifth such, in truth, has been the ijaents in human; affairs. Th witJibut slavery, or a great'i l-gi^jm&ent, w�i;e not secii:reyiz.ed. , TheviiiuTtifta^^ own capiacify to decidevi^on * sdriing;turna deaf ear toall.--^,-._r--,--T--r------ , ticabflity. of aiiy; great i tb?iij^ hitherto .undone. And among such things '||ie^ r6dTCtii|^of tlip laws of any .country into a'; s|k of from the direct authority of be considered. Of the i|dw^ iheilatCT �0r.t.tlfiiiirini.-m^Aii^^^ ^^L-Ai^^^^..'^..-- 'i' >.'..t 1�|^erciBption of its rea natinre. '� r early edition Lin time for post- principles of c0dificati6n-Tja� new penal code for ., . . .iNDwas contested) has long since been as w^ll proVCji g^itepifdscan prove it, and can billy be made more evidpht, r|*J'�K^5lly trying to do that which, until dotie, the wdsad #81 .never believe can i)e wdrth. doing. And of most great improve-il^ation shpuld exist witbput. monarchical 'levM possible, until _ distrustful of their fdence of general rea-iStritions of the prac- |ments proceeding tture, must as yet ^,___ insisted upon by the one perhaps in Si^ctessful is in showing ht>.l^p^.j^roye. tioui suchas the bill was likely to meet with, in ltmiHe,i J�?tice, a real knowledge had Its r^al object been generally known?  *  We'wjfeh asm England^by a study pf, It alsp to be bprne in mind by the reader^ that altliough has even-been found. wortltJw^,.^-^_____-.s�^�.��u� the well-l?emflfjof every mati, woman, and cMd in the f the oldlawlw^k^ country wpuldbeaffected,indirectly, bv^this bai..nM�M. Jjrinciples^^ on:whiph :tlife^ffig^^^ in their^- [di'meahing and Ip^S of the courts of cjto pnly be obtaihed, !i�^ and cases; audit "~irint large editions l,000f. a year for examining revenue acts, ought to be compelled to retrench and reform all bills brought before Parhament; but surely a lawyer, who has all his life been pursuing a contrary course, and who has probably contracted a habit of even thinking in, surplusage, is not the fittest person to correct and remove the nuisance. We think that what passed on Tuesday night ori this point will not be without its utility. Generally half of every statute might be lopped away, and the law would thereby be rendered more clear, simple, and certain. "Iljo frame a body of lljii^h adventitipus aid; p. tijie^law > that, is ne-toi^nable him to exe-:hoWs the facts of 'ctjnstarttct a code. %l$iea the object aimed jepf(^t8;at codification. It 18 because the pre- the particular cai^ But this, so far asvc^l^Kii^i^ at m any of thempdenivEu?)S)i| anterior to the one now h^^,...^ ------^..s,- sent'is'anatteiUpttoattauBt'4ha^^ (so far as we can yet venture tip judge)'eittiei^i^ one, that we,ai:B.�mxiouS to iU'wte'ttt^^^^^Pl^ and the criti-cismof; jurists, and of .p^r^tMi�s|i^riltjic^^^^ conversant with the intjerpretationof langij|;toe.' f^J^ this pro- posed penal w)u>jpbserved that itseemed not enough to.enact that 'frpni;time to time" certain steps should be taken, but "at |tt times hereafter,'' and "whensoever it should be tiiou^^ by him or them (the commissioner or commiS8iphew)>iBt; and expedient.'' He also poihted out another clain^ix^;which more than half the words.might be advantag^puwy rejected. The truth is,' that this kultiplication an4.^(jic^lica Pf terms and phrases has risen to a ituonsli^us'evil, the origin of it b^g that the lawyerisij "^q^dra#|bills,^^^^ usually paid accdrding to the number of woircfe they can crowd into them, a feult notoriously eitWidilig to every species of legal instrument. Then, ^iu� the use of this verbiage preates ainbiguity, ambijlftt^ty cx^ litigation, and liti- Sationfees; so that the lawyers jpilay their own game at ie expense of the public.: allowing for the costs of construction, this, to use the language of ourcontempo- , rarytheiSftonoTarcf, is neither morenor less than confiscation. There is, no mistaking the intentions entertained by Mr. Spring Ric^: with respect to railroads. That he al^nr doned the most iniquitous part of his project when he. foUndihat Parliament would not sanction theinju.stice, is no doubt'true; but the opinions delivered by him on Satu;r^.ay, afford sufficient indications of a disposition to take 9n un&ir adv^tage of the railroad companies. Why, fpr instaiice, if PiMrliaiuent subjected them to /the extortionate demands of owners of property, should they not be entitled to'indemnification for their outlays on that Hccoiint? We; would advise the different railroad com-.panies to watch the movements of this adversary, who w^l.lpse noppportunity of pcbfiting hy their mist^es or their supinepess, ? if he can. A statesminn of jcnlarged views would see that it was'of far more importance to encourage individuals to execute beneficial' undertakings like railroads, thaji to shake the confid(;nce in which such undertakings have their origin, by, a miserable attempt to, gain; a few thousand pounds a year, to. the Treasury. Every man of any discernment must.perceive, that by means of railroads land and other property will become valuable, in proportion to their proximity to railroads, and that it is hardly possible to over-estimate the addition which the .national wealth will derive from this source. The instance cited by Mr. Baines of the addition to the wealth of Manchester and Liverpool caused by the railroad justifies the. most sanguine anticipations of benefit from these undertakings. Yet to the jaundiced eye of the Chancellor of the Exchequer the different railroad companies appear in the light pf enemies of their country whom he is bound to discburaige as much as he possibly can. publicity of parliamentary proceedings. Standard-The position in which we find ourselves with reference to this important subject (the Church Discipline Bill) reminds us of, what we cannot help regarding as, in every view, an impoUtic omission on the part of the House of Lords-we mean the non-pubUcation of its papers. The House of Commons gives freely to the public the opportunity of purchasing, at a very cheap rate, all the documents printed for the use of its members -bills, reports, minutes of evidence, &c. The consequence is, that, save when the House proceeds with great precipitation, it has the advantage of the whole mind of the country exercised upon the measures in progress; much valuable .information is thus invited and tendered as to details*, and the pulse of the people is, if we may so speak, felt as to principles. Nor is it the smallest advantage resulting from this publicity, that the ijeople take an interest not only in the proceedings, but in the House conducting them. The House of Lords has nothing to conceal, and it is impossible to guess.why it should be more jealous of its documents than the other House of Parliament To the press generally the restriction is a ^reat inconvenience. Men, at least men whose support is worth anything, will neither ask, nor an obligation, or which is only less degrading, by deding with a lord's butler, that one can ever get hold of any biU PT report of the House of Lords, This js our apology fqr,? t .a ;

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