Church Herald, April 27, 1872

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April 27, 1872

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Church Herald (Newspaper) - April 27, 1872, London, Middlesex The Church Published on Wednesdays and at Bedford PRICE ONE FRANCE AND THE position of these two great Powers is at present 3 source of anxiety to all who are lovers of Becent accounts show that the illfeeling existing between France and Prussia is on the Let us for a calmly and dispassionately review the facts of the ease in which these two great and populous nations now as to the Prussians been contented with mere victory had they not wantonly prolonged the war in their insatiable wish for plunder and an honourable peace have been But Bismarck wished for unlimited and he wished to cripple France entirely so that she might be powerless to avenge her own or to help any power which Prussia might choose to His object as has been often remarked of late in English to humble in the first it is cowardly and mean to humble an enemy whom you have con quered in fair Victory is quite enough to every generous mind and the idea of reaping pecuniary or of further crushing a foeman worthy of your after the is certainly the reverse of The Germans choose to wish that France should be But it is not for the interest of Europe that such a thing should come to Every one must praise the though very irregular lately made by France to reinstate herself in that posi tion among European Powers to which she has an un doubted more has an inte rest in this France was our good ally in the Crimea onr troops and hers fought side by side and this fact alone ought to be sufficient to enlist English sympathies on her The presence of redcoats on the banks of the Loire in October might have saved our ally from the undeserved humiliation she has had to Bat our Government would not do anything of the sort they had left without a sufficient army to defend our own and how could we then help a friend in even if the powers or weaknesses that ruled the destinies of England had enough of spirit and of fore thought to attempt such a thing we has as good a right to crush Prussia as Prussia has to crush The great safe guard of modern policy is supposed to be in the balance of that is to nations are presumed to admit the truth that it is better for the peace of the that one Power should not be able to coerce We cannot but commend France for the measures she has recently taken to secure herself from fresh aggres sions on the part of She had a lesson sufficiently a degradation sufficiently to make her feel the imperative necessity of protecting herself against a Power as her immediate may at any time invade and whose recklessness and ruthlessness she had learnt by sad It is a pity that some powerful European nation should not join in a treaty to if the insatiable craving for blood and plunder which seems to animate the minds of the rulers of Germany at the present England is most of all interested in this because she is very open to and an alliance with Russia would probably secure us from the danger of an invasion which would certainly be imminent if Germany succeeded in thoroughly crushing The spoiler Bismarck knows our weak points and onr rich cities would offer a tempting spoil to his Let us take heed in Let us arm and organise our forces let us join with some great military power to keep under the overweening insolence of to teach her to keep her proper place among It may be said that as the seaboard of Prussia is that country could hardly embark an army at any point sufficient to assail because she cannot possess an absolute either for war or merchant service all who are acquainted with the German temperament will even supposing an adequate force to be the men would soon be all in speechless agonies of And if our own fleet attacked what next it behoves us to be on onr We have now a Power in Europe ruled by men whose sole object seems to be to dominate and to crush their without disparaging the bravery of onr army or yet considering that both these forces have been rendered as inefficient as a Radical Government can make we must say that England ought at once to seek for allies who might aid in restraining the ambition of Germanys We entered into and waged to check the ambition of the First and also of the Eussian Emperor Should not the ambition of a Power whose enormous armaments menace the peace of Europe be also controlled Is the insatiable Bismarck really a less dangerous enemy to the peace of Europe than the First Napoleon t Why is all Europe arming We read although peace prevails for the every Continental nation is increasing its armed In the number of soldiers now sous les drapeoux we totally except in war throughout all We do of speak of where the Government deem it the best policy and will find it the worst to reduce the army to a mere corps bearing about the sama proportion to the force needed by as a corporals guard does to a complete we is arming and con sidering the evils which result from calling millions of men away from their and nations would not take such a except in case of imminent And this danger can arise from only that is It is surely time that some alliance should take place between those European States which desire and must be strong enough to keep in check the warloving and to prevent them from attempting to realise their present cowardly intention of crushing a fallen In the interest of it is necessary that German rapacity should be and Germanys lust for power be England used formerly to be a Baling Power of Europe and if through the influence of Eadical Ministers she has lost her proper place among there is only the more reason why the Conservatives should avail themselves of their daily increasing and upset the present When we con sider how many wars have been waged to preserve the balance of power in the apathy with which the encroachments of Germany are regarded by English politicians seems well nigh How long are we to wait before the Gladstone Ministry is to make room for an Administration which shall have some regard for the hononr of and some respect for the safety of her allies 12 Penny Stamps the CHURCH HERALD will be sent post free to any address for one Month from the TBADE3 UNIONISM IN THE SUCH is the expressive title which the Times has so appropriately given to a movement on the part of the servantgirl class of which is about as significant a sign of the times as any that has lately presented If there is one condition of our poorer female population better off than at any one that evidently has it in its own power to be is that of our domestic since domestic servants have were their wages so high as they now are and we were they in the enjoyment of so many so many as most of them have now the opportunity of We observed but the other in a long string of advertisements of Want by the was a still longer list of Servants and nurses were requiring from to and all found whereas there were in the same advertising columns governesses intimating their desire for who would be their advertisements with no more than to some of whom professed to teach draw and three or four languages and who were highly educated no as we all the others are generally as ignorant as they are ill and The of the servant class is infinitely greater as respects living than is that of governesses while the latter generally in due and seemly of the fare that is pro vided for the the former have the run of the must have their beer and their cheese some times twice or thrice and one knows not what else of luxuries and often set no bounds to their ravenous which they have usually every opportunity of We have heard it and we believe with only too much that in many a gentlemans house the eating and drinking in the kitchen far exceeds what is consumed by all the rest of the family put is the almost pampered class that has it to import tradesunionism into the kitchen They have had a as would be seen by a short paragraph in our last publication and no now the agitation has unless it is repressed by some at present unforseen it will soon become At this meeting two servant girls made apparently eloquent glowing with virtuous indignation at their servile and insisting on their full share of those womens rights of which nowadays we hear so They amid great applause we may be to their being obliged to get up before they felt disposed in the and to their being required to go about their household duties so many hours in the any restrictions being placed on the sumptuousness or gorgeousness of their stipulations as to what should be worn not only in the way of dress but of jewellery were and it was thought the mistress had no right to interfere with their apparel in any way so long as it was paid maintained that they were entitled to half a days holiday every and that every other Sabbath they should have to themselves an arrangement which they saw nothing to prevent being carried but if there really was anything to prevent all the servants getting away on one day a full holiday once a fortnight might be sub If there was one thing they appeared more indignant at than it was that their characters should have to be inquired into and it was unani mously said the that it was high time that the domestic servants should form themselves into an whereby they would be enabled to secure information not only regarding the characters of those who might become their but also respecting their general temper and for which purpose an Association of the nature of a TradesUnion was at once determined All very strikingly what we are coming in the course of that enlightened progress which the rampant Liberalism of the day is so actively and so proudly It is fast bringing if it has not already done a realisation of an always popular idea about Jack being as good as his master he has evidently become infinitely as also has Molly than her But it is all part and parcel of that Americanising aa it is that is going on among other classes besides that of our domestic And a correspondent today opportunely reminds us of the that in Republican very they are taught to even the humblest and meanest of the that they have any It is a which seriously demands the careful consideration of the In this thank there is still a sense both of religious and moral obligation as to the rational and wholesome maxim of the Order is Heavens first and that Some are and must be greater than the And we know no better summary ofChristian duty to inculcate upon the in snch a case as that we have been than that which is given in the following sentence of the Church Catechism To submit myself to all my spiritual and masters to order myself lowly and reverently to all my From our There is a new work in the press from the pen of the Bishop of St to be I The Outlines of the Christian Ministry and the subject is to be dealt with some what it is an inquiry into what may be pre sumed to an examination of what actually has the probable will and design of God in regard to the constitution of the Christian 1 have no doubt from what Bishop Wordsworth has already written on the that this new volume will be characterised by considerable erudition and that the question will be treated with and in a popular A strange work has fallen into my bands by the irrepressible Bishop of Its title is Feamaum Carraghaidhiell Argyll shiri Sea The cover is the best part about It is the chromolithograph being specimen of Argyll shire seaweed surmounted by a mitre 1 A seeing it in my naturally asked if it were a treatise on the different kinds of seaweed to be picked np in the Bishops Dioceso And as emanating from the University one would expect something of tbe sort There to be a Latin bnt the contents are snch as to provoke to There is an address to tbe Volunteers at BaUachalish from the Oban An Address on the from the same of tlm Past from the samo report of a meeting of the Presbyterian National Bible Society of Scot land Charge as a finale to all this a Letter of the Bishops on the Glengarry Case to the Archbishop of the subject of a free exchange of Ministerial Services among all Churches which are sound in the This is the beau tifully got np and which was for sale at the West High land It is a precious kind of in and might share tbe commonest fate of kelp were it likely even to prove as hnmbly It is lamentable that such a medley should hare been even for a charitable ss pos sessing no or even passing Independently of I am glad that the bazaar alluded to was a realising more than for which too much credit cannot be assigned to tbe Bishops the as Dean Ramsay humourously styled Lady I am sorry to see from the last report of the Glasgow Diocesan Home Mission a sad falling off in the There is no doubt tbat it is a most useful society and that the Diocese of Glasgow and the city itself have been much indebted to it and 1 think that surely the paltry annual sum required to keep the grants going to Mission and for the Hospital might be readily met by the wealthy Episcopalians of the The Bishop of Edin burgh is to preach in St on in aid of the new Board of Missions to which I have referred in past No better I feel could tbe new scheme for sending a Scottish Bishop to Kagnuia have than the late Bishop of I suppose1 that steps will soon be taken to carry oat this new and that the Chandah Mission will also be followed up at the same these new schemes most not be allowed to interfere with Home Missions Charity begins at is an adage the Church in Scotland must not forget nor ignore and the question are we quite ripe yet for carrying on Foreign Independent Missions successfully Could thatbe answered in the I should be glad to see the wishes of so many Churchmen carried out as speedily as Onr readers may perhaps remember that on the 23rd of April in last only twelve months Jamess Ding was accidentally destroyed by f It has been entirely restored and on Thursday in Easter week it was reopened after its The old church was eorly decorated Gothic aid was erected about twenty years It was designed by the late father of the present and the restoration has beeu completed after the original Inter nally it consists of a nave and with a sonth porch and The chancelarch has been rebuilt of cut stone through with handsome shafts and and the dogtooth orna ment running The sanctuary is laid with encaustic tbe credencetable of carved pitch and the altarcloth of rich crimson satinetto and velvetbordered by a handsome fringe of crimson and gold the sacred monogram on a frontal a most exquisite specimen of embroidery in tbe work of the Sisters of East and the whole tbe gift of Duncan of On the superaltar were three vases of lovely hothouse The pulpit is a handsome of Caen Among the special gifts are the and two Altar Service by the Misses Gibson in memory of their the late Haye of Cromartie a handsome brass lectern by Lady of Balnagoirn and the font of Caen stone resting upon granite with carved by the The church is seated for about luO The Service commenced Bt halfpast Hymn Ancient and was sung ts a processional by the sur pliced as they entered the church by the vestry fol iowed by the the Primus coming The Service was full the Very the Provost of Inverness Cathedral Bambys arrangement of Talliss Responses in C were Tbe Sermon was preached by tbe Lord from Mart special reference being made to the beauty and value of the Services iu the Prayer There was a celebration of tbe Holy Communion by the assisted by tbe The church was well filled by a most attentive amongst whom were many who seemed heartily to enjoy the The Offertory amounted to At halfput two oclock about forty sat down to a cold luncheon at the National tbe Russell in tbe chair Sir Robert of repre sentative of the THE OHUBOH IN The AngloCatholic of Bombay of the 1st inst has come to and furnishes as with some interesting items of ndian Church Deep regret is expressed that the Bishop of should have celebrated the Holy Eucharist in tbe We are quite it is that his and we will add very many of the Clergy who have adopted Evening Com mean no disrespect to tbe Blessed nor to do any harm on the we feel quite that Evening 3ommnnions have been frequently introduced simply in the hope of bringing who would be otherwise absent from to the Lords Yet we cannot think that this is really a valid excuse for so gross an though it must be confessed tbat Evening Communions are not without some if fasting Communion is not a strict The Bishop of Bombay returned to that city on the 16th ult His it is and return are the only we regret to connected with his Visitation wbich it has beeu in onr power to chronicle thanks to him who so regularly supplies the Indian Church Gazette with notes of his Lordships We have tbat it is his Lordships ntention early this to locate himself for the seasonal The Walford had joined his appointment as Chaplain of and tbe Johnstone we are sorry to returned to duty at the The Chaplain of Kotreo had become unfitted by illhealth any longer to continue in his and Government had declined to accede to the suggestion we by the to contribute to his return The Bishop of Calcutta was expected in Calcutta on the 20th His Lordship came posthaste from Banhi during the time of the lyinginstate of the late performed the funeral service on the toorniog tbat the body was taken from Govern ment Honse on board tbe and a day after left for a senior was spoken of as the future Archdeacon of I dont think many anticipated this The general idea was that one of the Chaplains in Calcutta would be and not a few thought tbat Brome head would be the of St would have made a good Archdeacon no doubt He has always acted as Bishops during the absence from Calcutta of both Bishop and Baly and his abilities are not known to us in Calcutta we are that the Bishop must have bad good reasons for making the The Secretary of the was compelled the other day to leave for Europe on account of and the Long is also about to retire for tbe same The following suggestion of our Indian contemporary is well of The Mayo memorial is now one of tbe topics of the Calcutta sapUy wants a good Church of England and it wonld be well if the Executive Com mittee appointed for tbe purpose would consider The Boman Catholics have splendid orphanages in wbich children of parents belonging to the Church of England may be counted by This certainly does not speak well of onr and it is hoped tbat this opportunity of attempting to wipe off the scandal wifi not be lost an orphanage wonld be a suitable memorial to Lord one of bis predominant virtues having been the helping of those who cannot help CHRISTIANITY IN The Calcutta correspondent of the Times thns writes on this Today is Good which is kept here as religiously as in by closing of shops and with the addition that cheap trips are vetoed by the This is the popular feeling in a community with a strong admixture of Presbyterians and Good Friday is an English Bat there is a strong Church of England feeling and I think it is slowly and steadily The Church Clergy form a compact and united in spite of the divisions on points of There has been a and to some extent attempt to improve Church a zealous Clergy man in had several fine oratorios played and sung in his church during the cold sesson by magnificent to audiences crowded to the church The Lenten Services have been regularly and some of them well The Bishop of Calcutta is a poor but he has tbe reputation of being a iplendid and he certainly has by some means or to infuse life into the The Presbyterians lost two able men in of the Established who died some months and of the Free who was compelled to return to Ogilvio was a and Duff a man of immense noted thrbughont The College which Duff left is pre sided over by Mnray also an able a good and possessing considerable social Bat in losing Dog the Free Church lost its and at the present moment I do not in spite of its immense that it is doing anything more than hold its own in this part of The Congregationalists and tbe Baptists are the representative Dissenting The former have a fine College at under an able and thoughtful scholar the latter have their old founded by and and is under able The Methodists in many places are dependent on American curiously seem to have more than ordinary attraction for and to make good use of An American Arcot Mission has been compelled to give np tbe educational part of its work for want of Tho Baptist Mission Press is rather a notable It is managed by tbe and is now bringing out a revised Bengeli the work of an patient German Missionary connected with that The Roman Catholics are the only powerful body I have not noticed but it is not from any disrespect that I have left them till the Their work certainly There are no nobler schools in India than the Jesuit and the Convent The head of the Missions in India is Archbishop a scholar respected for his and more than respected for his genial and loving The Roman Catholic are attended by different races tho Church will hare no distinctions of races within her fold whereas the Protestant Services are often confined to Europeans in one and natives in There ate many Protestant places of worship in wbich you do not see a native In a Roman Catholic church I was in one at High Mass on Christmas Day you see the native and the European kneeling side by and I think it has a won derful effect on the The Protestant congregations have great trouble with their native who claim The Boman Catholics demand discipline and subordination to the and certainly it helps to grease the wheels of the eccle siastical in general is the state of reli gions parties in India at the present We certainly are educating the we are Christianising them or not I do not If you educated a young native for tbe the chances are that be would run away to more remu nerative Yet there are somCgWonderfal men among the native I for their zeal and undoubted belief in their professed The Roman Catholics have an immense advantage in tbe Portuguese and French East who adhere steadfastly to their Tbe Pro on the other are often connected with ruling men great temptation to a native of India bnt when all is done the Brahmin beats us out and and will till education has done much more than we can yet even From our The Athanasian Creed formed the subject of debate in the Synod on and many learned and good speeches were but very few would have the Creed or without explanation as it stands at present in the Prayer The first That it is not desirable to modify or omit any of tbe iogmatic statements of the Creed was ruled out of An amendment that the rubric be postponed until the alterations of the Creed be decided on was An amendment by Verschoyle to tho recommendations of the Revision that the Creed be said or sung as it now created a long Tbe Archbishop of Dublin wished for an explana That the condemnatory clauses must be taken to apply to those only possessing sufficient means and opportunities of deny the substance of tbe Christian It might be thought that this is for the Creed can in nowise apply to the ot to any who do not possess the means and opportunities of oil without excep tion in this country for they have only to come into the fjhurch and be instructed and guided by and thus possess all means of Jellet proposed to add to Verschoyles tJnfl snch time as a new translation be accepted by this when such new translation shall stand in place of the This addition was at once accepted by One of the Laity spoke in a very flippant and what I wonld call irreverent causing considerable and ended by asking Did Paul and Silos say or sing Quicunqut when asked what must I do to be Some of the speakers would prefer mutilation others placing it entire among the Articles ithers tbe addition of an explanatory others its expulsion so that the House is altogether divided against itself it is consequently to be hoped that the House will not stand and that the faith of Christ shall remain whole and Some persons vainly imagine that by leaving out the warning Unitarians will come into the as if Unitarians would be tierehy brought to a belief in tbe or as if the Church should lower her standard of belief to admit heretics within her Tbe recommendations of tbe Revision Com mittee were eventually negatived on a vote taken by bat Verschoyles with tbe comes on as a substantive proposition for further Strangers are frequently in Maturins Grange taking notes and making observations during the entire particularly during celebration of Holy evi dently for the purpose of getting np Their conduct is most It is to be hoped their counsels will come to nought tfmpenal HOUSE OF APRIL In accordance with The Duke of RICHMOND inquired whether the Government were prepared to give an assurance that no farther steps should be taken before the Geneva Tribunal until the indirect claims were withdrawn or The time had added the noble when they ought to have a definite declaration from Ministers on the end hia own course of action would be guided by the noble earls Lord GBANVILLE replied in the opinion of the Govern it would not be for the public interest to make any declara tion of their intention with respect to the coarse of the arbitration until they were made aware of the manner in which the United States Government intended to deal with the dispatch of the 20th o the answer to which left America last Her Majestys Government bad not the slightest doabt that they would receive the support of Parliament in maintaining their position but they believed that any interference at this stage would weaken that APRIL The second reading of the Prison Ministers Bill was moved by the Duke of The object of the measure was to pay Ministers other than those of the Established Church for their spiritual services in It was opposed by Lord ORANHORE and as the owner of property in said that the people there objected to the compulsory imposition of a heavy rate for the He added that the time had arrived when it was tho duty of their Lordships to curb the pretensions of the Church of After some in the course of which Lord Lord and Lord Hurley spoke in support of the and Lord Midleton and the Bishop of Gloucester against their Lordships and decided by 58 to 22 in favour of the second The County Buildings Loans Bill was read a third time and Tfce Loan CHANCELLOR moved that Lord De a member of their Lordships having been duly discharged from all his debts and the House was satisfied that he was not at the data of his bankruptcy liable to any debts which were specially excepted from the operation of his discharge under tho Bankruptcy Act of The motion was agreed HOUSE OF APRIL GATHOBNE in the absence of asked whether Her Majestys Goremmbnt were prepared to give the House an assurance that further proceedings in the arbitration at Geneva would be unless the chums termed the indirect claims were abandoned or withdrawn by the Government of the United GLADSTONE made substantially the same reply as Lord Granville did in the Upper HARDY then gave notice that it was the intention of Disraeli to take an early opportunity to ask the opinion of the House on the after some obtained leave to bring in a Bill for the appointment of a commission to inquire into the increase and character of monastic and conventual CANDLISH then moved for leave to introduce a Bill to repeal the 25th clause of the Elementary Education Act of authorising school boards to pay the whole or any part of the school fees payable at any public elementary school by any child resident in the whose parents were unable from poverty to pay The motion led to a long and at its conclusion a division when there appeared for the motion against APRIL At the midday sitting Lord Enfield informed Eastwick that the number of Turkish ships in the Persian Gulf bad been increased to bnt that the additional vessels were there as transports for an exploring and not as ships of THE ALLEGED VOTE OF FAWCETT asked as it had been authoritatively stated that the decision of the House ou the Marquis of Harting tons instruction to the Committee on the Dublin University Tests Bill would be regarded as a vote of Ministers were according to to fix a day for its GLADSTONE replied that the Government were not disposed to look at the question as one of so as nn that account alone to interrupt the progress of public The real position of the matter was that he felt bound to declare that the adoption of the Bill would place the Government in such a condition that it would be totally impossible for them to ask the Honse to allow them to redeem the pledges on the subject of education in Ireland which they gave to the country at the end of 1868 and if they were placed iu that position they could not continue with credit to themselves or advantage to the country to be responsible for the conduct of public He was prepared to consult the wishes of the House as to giving an opportunity for discussing the bnt he could not hold out any prospect of being able to do so at what his friend would consider an early On receiving this FAWCETT gave notice that with the view of obtaining from the right gentleman a more definite he will this day move the adjournment of the BEUDIOnS DISABILITIES In moving that the Religious Disabilities Bill be read a second Sir explained that its object was so to alter the Boman Catholic Relief Act of 1829 that the offices of Lord Chan cellor of England and of Lord Lieutenant of Ireland might be thrown open to Roman Catholics and A debate and at 20 minutes to six Sir OLOGHLES which he continued till the band on the dial pointed to a quarter to when the debate was perforce adjourned sine die STRAIGHT bronght in a Bill to authorise the punishment of whipping lor certain offences against women and The Honse adjourned at 10 minutes to 6 APRIL At the time of private some discussion took place on the motion of Crawford that the Committee on the Thames Embankment North Bill be instructed to hear the Corporation of the City of London on their petition against the The proposal was objected tn by Colonel on behalf of the Metropolitan Board of aud upon a division was defeated by 154 to THE PLEA OF WANT OF In an immensely crowded FAWCETT according to to make some comments on the position in which the Dublin University Tests Bill now in consequence of the extraordinary action of the Government on the and their threat to make their proposal to divide the measure into two parts a vote of Having placed himself iu order by moving the adjournment of the the member proceeded to vindicate the promoters of the Bill from responsibility for the present aspect of and to throw that responsibility upon the without any intimation or had adopted a coarse of proceeding which without pre cedent in onr Parliamentary The gentleman having severely animadverted upon the conduct of the Government ou the he showed they had either no policy of their own to or else they were afraid to let the balk of the nation know what was their if they bad concluded by making a proposal to the Government that they should promise to give him a so that if the House got into Com mittee he might have a reasonable chance of passing the GLADSTONE replied at tome length to the criticisms of and decliRejl make any f nxthei concession as to tho Bill than he bod already The matter terminated by FAWCBTT intimating that he would lose no opportunity of pressing the Bill THE BALLOT The House then went into Committee on the Ballot and the ten remaining 18 to were agreed to without The first of the new clauses imported from the Corrupt Prac tices in accordance with Gladstones engagement con tains the definition and punishment of On James proposed to change the character of the offence from mis demeanour to Ultimately the amendment was car ried by 94 to The second of the new which enacts that for every voter proved to be bribed a vote shall be struck off the poll of the can didate by himself or his has bribed next occu pied the One or two verbal amendments were and James proposed to add to it that a vote should also be struck off when a candidates or messengers was accepted by the being objected to by the was on a by 248 to FAWCETT next moved his clause throwing the legal expenses of elections on the local FOHSTER supported the chiefly because it would facilitate the entrance of workingmen into Parliament though he feared the majority would be against he now predicted that sooner or later this rule would be CORRANCB opposed any farther addition to the Local Bites and MAQNIAO took the same because the suggestion was directly opposed to the Resolution carried the other night He how difficult it would be to work out the details of the especially in on the was induced by the passing of Sir Massoy Lopess which made it certain that local burdens would be to support a proposal which he had hitherto DOWNING avowed himself a convert to the clause since last while Colonel and Greene spoke against it Serjeant SIMON and Sir HOABE made some wbich were inaudible in the impatient cries for a Division and the Committee then negatived the proposal by 261 to WEEELHOUSE proposed a clause providing machinery for the sick and disabled to give their votes by Voting FORBTER bnt the Committee was adjourned until Monday before it was disposed The other Orders were disposed and the House adjourned at 23 minutes past 1 Cijc Her Majesty the Queen held her second Drawingroom at Buck ingham Palace on On Wednesday the Queen bad an afternoon also at Buckingham Her Majesty was accompanied from Windsor by Prince Leopold and Princess BUCKINGHAM April Royal Highness Prince attended by Sir Howard Elphinstone and Lieutenant presided last evening at the anniversary dinner on behalf of the funds of the City of London Hospital for Diseases of the Their Royal Highnesses Princess Beatrice and Prince attended by Lady Caroline MajorGeueral Lord Alfred and honoured the performance at the Royal Italian Covent with their presence last The Queen drove oat this attended by the Mar chiouess of Ely and the Harriet The Equerries in Waiting were in attendance ou WINDSOR April Majesty the accom panied by Princess Beatrice and Prince left Buckingham Palace at a quarterpost four and arrived at Windsor Castle at a quarterpast A detachment of the 1st Life Guards escorted Her Majesty to Miss daughter of the President of the United accompanied by the was presented to Her Majesty by General Minister of the United at Buckingham Palace on a quarterpast Their Royal Highnesses Prince Leopold and Princess Beatrice were with Her and the Marchioness of Viscount and Colonel the Augustus the and Groom in were in The Princess Imperial ot Germany the Princess Royal of England on Monday was safely delivered of a and is going on very THE INTERNATIONAL Atalanta with the three arrived at Putney on Thursday looking very They were under the conduct of Play ford and of the London Rowing They put up at the Fox and for the their boats being at the London ;