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   Lloyds Weekly London Newspaper (Newspaper) - April 20, 1845, London, Middlesex                                S LLOYDS DON NEW APRIL NOT PUBLISHED AT THE OFFZCS PRICE AND THE rlf any apology be deemed necessary for the substitution of the following delectable piece of from our tbe for our usual political article in this it will be found in the circumstance of the sudden and serious illness of the Editor of LLOYDS WEEKLY LONDON The faurth of Disraelis delivered on sustains the spirit of the Peel certainly betrayed a wellfounded mis Diving when on a former occasion he alluded to Sic difference in point of leisure between him self and his industrious Disraeli has plenty of and has also what so many gen tlemen of leisure desire in object of His heart is in his and conse quently he is doing it Ha has conse crated himself to the description pf Sir Peel for the warning of the present and the in struction of We may now be sure that no envious oblivion will bury that great It will shine to future ages in a halo of splendid Philip lives in Demos Antony in ana1 Peel will alter nately amuse and exasperate political tyros in the pages of What an injury it would have been to all the world if the Athenian orator had been hushed with tlie bribe which calumny says he was all the time talking for Hew incalculable our loss if Disraeli had been now three years in a loose box at the employed in the razure of topheavy three instead of reducing the pretensions of a Premier As it he has nothing whatever to distract him from the office for which nature evidently designed of a greathisto rical Peel acts Disraeli I Peel is at his figures Disraeli is adding a new I touch to the So unique a political I career as Sir Roberts demands a proper histo i It would be miserable to think of it not I going down in its true There is a po Isiiive pain in witnessing a great phenomenon I which we cannot Such is the misery I of a naturalist who just catches oneglimpse of an extraordinary Disraeli comes to our I There he is with his pencil and his pallet always at Not a frisk or a gambotyhot a I smile or a not a lash of the hot a I streak or a escapes his intense obser He concentrates on one subject the I powers of description which Clarendon lavished Ion all the worthies of his and Audubon on 1 all tlie beasts and birds of the American wi It is the whim of some artiststo I illustrate on one subject the fertility of their I own Vandyke was always doing j Charles Disraeli is never tired of It I is very clear they will go down The I distance of a few will reduce to stars 1 of the fifth or sixth magnitude the suns of this I generation but as long as a twinkle remains of Peel his assiduous depicter will not be ex Of course this may be entertaining to but it is far from agreeable to the object of so continual a A post mortem dis I section is horrid but Sir Robert finds j himself once a week flayed cut laid I and every sinew and to J the curious eye of a So frightfully is I he stripped of his plausible aad bombastic in I that he is become a mere anatomie Ivimte under Disraelis pitiless Fain I would he forget his identity and even his egot fain would he hide himself in some um ous confusien of some dark mys tification of the public His tormentor I haunts his covert and dogs his Imme diately Peel stands befere enor and Disraeli does the show I He and trucks his jokes with as sublime an indifference as if the object were utterly brute and unintel ligent and always ends with a barbarous I valedictory that we may have at least one good The particular light in which the member for Shrewsbury exhibited his victim on Friday night was as the Premier of no I Party has always been considered es sential to the working of theBritish constitu since at least the development of our representative Party of course is a convenient jdca to involving as it Iocs and grateful and ccmfrdcrij hopes and It is Vjjfhariientary To sit in the seat it is convenient to imagine a sue in his Peel accordingly has the Profitable He still a Iks those who have usually supported 01 rKi more or less of of and other party qualities and com This ie stilj doeSj for it is scarceiy fpcak of his elaborate and exact of party in the days of dreary op Nit all the time it is difficult to single duty of party which the leader 1 his practice the reciprocity is all For the new grant to the just about the very last thing contemplated or jric education from being the his most intimate friends were Assail the throne itself with the most ted modes of Of the 300 tluir leader in those days of evil 1 s probable that half at least vc joined the if they had mention on tinnrr who report thought it possible Conservatism would be im molated at the shrine of They would have taken a short cut at But they felt the duties of and did not desert their Such is only one of the premiers offences against the code of himself repeatedly charged with the violation of his defends himself by showing that the party no longer leader nas adopted a new and incompatible remitted the service of his former Disraeli has studied older historians than and his as an induction of the last two or three is true It may be that party is so little founded in ne as to be even a term of public and a negation of all sound It may be also that England was in its earlier days and sometimes even governed without visible party that the for ex cemprehended in their own capacieus and vigorous minds the various objeets of dis cordant and struck in their own conncil or rather in their own the awful balance of human It may accordingly be prophesied that the days of re union are again to and that Peel is the man to blend the roses of hereditary Yet neither nor an antiquity as abstract to us as theory can obliterate living ob It never will be and we may safely add it never been to gather partisans for a and send them adrift when the purpose is encourage opinions and hopes as long as they are and to blast them the moment they are burden Even if Henry had been a grateful and Henry a generoHS still no earthly precedent be it ever so prand and ever so can sanctify that which the common sense and common feeling of all men pronounce to be B breach of The spectacle of a party notoriously duped and insulted appeals to the deepest feelings of a nation distinguished throughout the world for no virtue so much as for its in violable The fact is disgraceful and Its moral if morality is what it pretends to be in the affairs of this far outweigh Apolitical It relaxes the honesty of all Every indi vidual who has either suffered or profited by the deception is tempted thereby above the average strength of When reserve has triumphed over and double mindedness ever every ordinary man within reach of the contagion feels himself either bribed into partnership with the or disappointed into some equally criminal re A sliare in the success blunts the delicacy of one class revenge warps and hurries the decisions of The parti cular measure now before the serous as it is in its and momentous as it cannot fail to be in its sinks to nothing before the solemn questions of political honesty by which it is enveloped It is far more important that the British nation should trust to its statesmen for their speaking all thjir and doing what is whether in or out of than that the Maynooth students should sleep one in a and their college should not be mistaken for a It can not be consistent that the country was to be saved by creating a party ten years and by confounding and smashing all es pecially that saviour It cannot be right to lead a vast number of generous men to compromise themselves utterly with the people and with their own beyond their power of or even of unlearning their then to place them suddenly under the artillery of their own between the fire of treacherous friends and triumphant Disraeli only expresses what every honest man Whatever should be done with May whatever the wisdom or necessity of the measure before the he is taking care that justice shall be done meanwhile to another far more important Maroto of Con SALARIES IN PUBLIC return has been issued by older of tbe House of showing the increase End diminution of salaries in public offices within the year It thence that in all tbe public offices or there was an increase of C11 persons last of whom 1 were for the Post office The salaiies amounted to the emoluments to and tbe retired allowances to 9d the expenses were 3d making a total increase of The diminution has been 62 in the number of persons em ployed in salaries in emoluments in retired allowances and expenses making a total diminu tion of in the past there was a total increase of in public offices after de ducting the diminution of upwards of REPRESENTATION OF WEST Maldstone Journal contains a statement that both Lord Holmesdale and Frewen have retired from the and that Colonel of president of the West Kent Agricultural Protection will come forward to seek the suffrages of the electors of this im portant The reason of Loid Holmesdales re tirement is the opposition which he raised to his own election by declaring in favour of the Government grant to it is has also con sented to retire in order to make way fer a gentleman who will possess the entire confidence of the THE YOUTHFUL Master has since his return to performed in private before several who unanimously pronounce talents to be of the highest FOREIGN The Paris journals of Thursdays date have come to The ear contains six loyal which add as many members to the Chamber of The aew peers are Berlin de an and a member of the family to whom the Journal da Detail belongs and rich brandy mer chant the Duke de ion of the late Marshal who was killed in Fiesehls memorable attempt on the life of Louis Philippe Count Charles de the Minister at of Sweden LteutenantGeneral Baron and Viscount Victor the Wsflnesdayk or the two Chambers of no irrtwest Peninsular and Ori ental Companys Captain arrived this at halfpast two from the bringing the following Gibral and Vigo the Oporto mail could not be got Her dates of departure are as follow April 6thj 7th 9th and At Lisbon the Chamber of Deputies had been engaged for some days in discussing the following measures brought forward by the The approbation of one contract entered into with the Company of Public 2d The alteration of the law of fer the formation and improve ment of The establishment of the system of direct The fixing of the amount of the new and personal contributions for the financial year The granting of more ample power to the commissioners for the assess ment of the decima Tbe approval of the con tract for the conversion of the foreign dtfbt to a perma nent four per The ways and means to meet the public expenditure up to the 30th of Jane and the extraordinary expenditure for the year Avila begin by asking the Minister of Foreign Aflalrs whether it was intended to as part of tbe four millions sterling to be converted in the first the bonds to the amount of which had been deposited in pledge for a much smaller which the government had been obliged to raise on a former occasion if whether the Barons Folgosa and would be allowed a com mission of one per on that amount too which he said would be a most barefaced since the Interest paid was not upon tbe full sum of but only upon for which they were deposited as a The in said that he was net prepared at that moment to satisfy the curiosity of the honourable but that he might rest assured the questions should be answered in due Avua then en tered into a long the drift of which was to prove if the instead of effecting the proposed were to apply the amount of addi tional interest which they would hare to pay to the gradual redemption of the the onm weighing upon tbe country by the time the ascending scale reached highest point would be less than it wonld be by the plan in contemplation and if such measures were taken as should ensure the punctual payment of each haW years dividends up to the time when the rate of five per is to the Portuguese funds could easily be worked up to and the government would then be enabled lo effect the conversion of the whole debt with out the necessity of making any In tbe sitting of the 3rd the Minister of Finance said that when Florido went to London in he was instructed to broach the subject of a conversion to the but that shortly after arriving he wrote to say that such a proposal would then be similar instructions had been sent to the financial never took any steps towards that end and that it was in this conjuncture that the Folgosa and had come forward and offered to undertake He the minister had at first objected strongly to the and only agreed to it on being fully convinced of its freat utility in saving the country from the crushing burden which the ascending scale of interest ere bring down upon The Minister of Foreign Affairs argued in support of the by means ef he and of the sinking fund forming part of its the whole debt would be cancelled at the end of sixty On Saturday the debate was and brought to a close rather IB answer to a question from the Minister of Foreign Affairs that by the conversion the government would only be obliged to redeem the capital of the and not the accumu lated arrear of interest and spoke against the and Ferrao and the Minister of In support of them and on being put to the vote collectively they were carried by a large In the course of the debate the minister said that the principal holder of Portuguese was opposed to the conver but that the government had hopes that he would be brought to agree to as that gentleman had much influence over the smaller Swiss papers of later dates have come to V Union Suuie states that the central cantons have held a conference at and resolved on addressing a common declaration to the An order of the issued by General CommiaderinChief of the Lucerne enjoins his officers to see that the prisoners be not illused on the other the Grand Council is said to have restored to liberty all such as were under twenty years of The New Zurich Gazette of the 1 Oth details various propositions which the com mittee of the Diet have just determined on submitting to that The only one that they unanimously concur in is for the the disbanding of the free and preventing tbe Lucerne refugees from approaching that The Helvetic Diet succeeded on the 12th in uniting a sufficient majority in favour of the amnesty The Diet earnestly requested the state of Lucerne to grant an amnesty to all the persons impli cated in the events of December and April in case condemnations to death should have been pro not to carry them into This reso lution of the Diet was to be notified to the Government of Lucerne by the Federal NEW SOUTH By the ship George arriied off Dover on in 100 days from we have papers to the 5th of Sir Geerge Gipps had brought the first longprotracted session of the Legislative Assembly to a in a speech not of a very complimentary character to their wisdom and The assembly passed in all twentyone substantive eighteen of which were assented to by the two referred to the home and vetoed without The address of the governor bears testimony to the progres sive recovery of the colony from the monetary A large number of ships were on the berths loading at and wool was fast coming in from the farms in the The George had on board a small quan tity of lead and copper which may be taken as a proof of some progress in mining UNITED The which arrived at Liverpool on Sunday brings dates from Boston to the and Hali fax to the 3rd It does not appear that Texas is half so enamoured of America as the Americans are of Texas the tone of feeling in the papers of that country upon the first receipt of the news of annexation was de cidedly almost and as the Presi by a secret vote of the is precluded from seeking except by the terms lately made there after be no annexation of This fact of the tone of feeling in that country being op posed to the is In a great measure suppressed in the American papers axe in favour of to as well as to the majority oftheir it is an unpleasant truth but the Keu York Herald thus speaks out upon the We in another late aad highly important intelligence from from which it would appear that annexation is as far off as The organ of Na tional it will be exceedingly bitter and determined in its expression of hostility to the house and it is quite apparent that so far as the exe cutive of Texas is the terms offered by the Congress of the United States will be rejected with the utmost We are strongly inclined to believe that the article in the Reguter was written by President Jones It is couched in his and there can be no doubt that it expresses its Hew the mass of the people are disposed to treat the matter remains to be seen j but whatever the decision of the popular will may the completion of the measure may be now re garded as indefinitely We have already furnished incontestible says The Golretton Weekly that the British policy in opposition to annexation has so far that her Britannic Majestys minister has obtained the pledge of President Houston to use his best endeaVours to deleat that We told that upon condition of oar renouncing the AmericanUsdan for the monarchical powers of Europe will then terminate our formidable war with forthwith and The same friendly promise has been made from tine to for the last seven or eight and its repetitian just at this particular when the speedy success of an nexation is beyond all reasonable is exceedingly in order to create a reaction in the public feeling of this We are not told whether this friendly mediation is again to be attended by another as a necessary preliminary to be after wards improved into one of most convenient We assured that France and England will openly submit to the consideration of our govern ment and people inducements for us to remain inde Such information as this is usually confined to the chief agents of government as a matter of State and ii rarely furnished to the public journals except for the purpose of political influence and foreign This announcement is made in the posi tive and unqualified terms of a negotiator who has par ticipated in all the cabinet secrets and intrigues of both line public need not be surprised should this singular prove to be the harbinger of party and of great exertions in this to counteract the labours of our friends in the United and to defeat thU great measure after it has triumphed We shall The on the indisposition of Texas to is from the Neat York Courier and The in telligence received yesterday from locking as though after being rebuffed by Texas meast in turn to rebuff our permission to to qaalify herself for admission into the not probably be sustained by what Is to It may be the pride and self respecting men may take umbrage at the manner and at the language of the joint resolution of and seek to assert the rights and dignity of an independent nation but the popular voice will we for annexation and at any As they are or next to nothing as members of the re public of the United States tkey would have a nane and station in the doubtless quite as much counted would rely upon being taken into the their debt would be And if the union is to be it should be paid for it consists neither with public nor public nor private that we should absorb this and Us re and not become responsible its It is because such would seem to be the only honourable annexation be we marvel much that tbe President should not have elected to pro ceed by negotiation with as contemplated by the Senates rather than by the joint resolu tion which originated In the By the latter it is stipulated IB terms that the debt of Texas is under any to become a charge upon the United States but in proceeding by the way of it would have been quite competent to make an arrange on receiving the lands of served to her by the joint well as her re venues from United Stales would assume her To such an if In other respect the treaty were it is believed little or no opposition would be no party oppodtion hence the surprise is greater that Polk should not have taken such a We assume very con fidently that he has not because if he there cojld be no motive for withholding a knowledge of the fact from the nor for the rejection by his friends of the resolution proposed by Berrien expressing the Senates preference for The following bears out Folks announcement of the occupancy of the Oregon territory who has recently removed to writes to his friends near that a colony is rapidly settling at the Falls of the where Oregon city hss been containing a population of several four three saw aud two flour one of has five run of and cost They have a regular colonial form of five counties being represented by thirteen The Legislature had just closed a session of eight during which twentyfive bills were though not a by paying 10 purchased the privilege of speaking upon one of proposing to abolish the or sale of ardent spirits into the It passed unani mously ard became a Attempts have been made to introduce but they have been once by imposing heavy and once by throwing a dis tillery into the Willamette The executive is composed of a committee of three the judiciary of a judge with probate supreme in his who visits each county twice a Simple as it this government answers all the purposes of the Everything is prosperous the crops are gool and White expresses the belief that the region on the Willa mette is one of the most and promising regions on the The Cambria arrived out at Boston on the 18th The news of our re vision of our and the freetrade movement on the part of the British ministry had created a great sensa and almost all articles of produce became in active demand at advanced prices the policy of the move ment seems to have been hardly and the 1 comments upon it It was fully expected that there would be sufficient funds in the treasury to pay the interest in Philadelphia bonds due in Angnat but lest the collections should not be and to prevent one branch of the legislature had passed and the other would undoubtedly sanction the propoal that all sums under 50 dollars be paid In and larger sums pro checks on the Treasury btin glveu for the was confidently that tbe dividends would be paid iu FOREIGN ODDS AND LAlqerie contains the following intelligence All the troopjpf the Tlemcen suhdi suddenly left oii the morning of the 1st of A rattier large corps of Cavalry has been seen in tha Sach It tbe only kaown cause of this hurried What is this whence does it and what is object i This is That Morocco has nothing to do with the movement is It is sup posed that driven from his retreat by Abd elRnamans has sought a refuge among the wan dering tribes of the The Algteri of the states that two corps of Moorish troops are marching against the The Countess de the widow of Joseph died suddenly at Florence on the 7th The of Commander af the Lsvant is He Is to be replaced by Capitaiue This measure has been concerted with the Cabinet of which also withdraws the admiral in command of the British squadroa in the DEATH op THE MARQUIS OP re gret to announce the sudden and unexpected detnisa of the Marquis of which melancholy event took place on the 12th at near The marquis was paying a visit to his estate in the locality referred He left the residence of a friend with whom he was staying on Saturday on for the purpose of riding over his He was accompanied by Colonel who was the first to observe hi noble friend fall from his Ha immediately afforded the necessary but his lordship died in a very few It is supposed he was attacked with an apoplectic and that his fall was merely the consequence of the the horse upon which he rode being perfectly free from and not at all restive when the accident The melan choly intelligence was conveyed to town by the marquiss who arrived in Hanoversqaare yesterday fore noon from for the purpose of communicating the fatal result to the who arrived in Lon don from Ireland on Wednesday Tbe Arthur Blundeil Sandys Trumbull was born on the 8th of and succeeded his the second on the of Mia lordship married on the 25th of Lady Maria by whom he has had iirne three sons and two the eldest of Arthur Wills BInndell Sandys Trumbull Earl of Hills for the county of father in the family honours and The mar chioness oT Downshire Is in a state of the deepest afflic tion under her melancholy the late mar quis having been expected in London during the pre sent Lady Harriet Clive is in attendanee on her afflicted The Earl of Hillsborough left town for Ireland immediately upon the receipt of the distressing Lord Edwin Hill was with his noble father at the time of his DEATH OP THE EAHL OF have to announce that the Right Honourable Henry Joha Earl of breathed his last about twelve oclock on Friday at his Bridge near Tunbildge in the 55th year of his hav ing been possessed ef the title and estates only two years and seventeen The late earl was never and consequently his only the and William Vicar of Frant and suc ceeds to the title and DEATH op EDWAED regret to announce the death of the above gallant who expired on Monday last at the residence of his for in from the effects of with which he was first attacked on the preceding Lieu tenantColonel Cllre had onlyattained his 51st TURNPIKE at two a most respectable meeting of the trustees and the mort gagees of the tolls of turnpike trusts in England and of which there are was held at the Eustou for the purpose of considering the expediency of taking measures to through the medium of compensation for the injury that will be done by the intended will inteifere with the traffic of the various turnpike trusts in England and Wales Thomas Henry the Mayor of in the Several gentle man having stated various turnpike trusts whieh had had their revenues largely it was moved that i deputation wait upon Lord to request that he would lay their claims before the House of and which deputation should report to a future meeting of The resolution was unanimously agreed and the meeting THE STOPPAGE or ALLSOP AND THE ALE OF was mentioned in City circles on but was not confirmed till Wednes when it transpired the debts and liabilities or the firm are for an amount of between aud The general circumstances of the failure have not come but it is stated that recent experi ments have involved the homs in The hopfactors in the Borough are said to be heavy sufferers and should the suspension prove instead of latter a state of things hoped by many will be much mischief occasioned in other THE PRINCE Coysoars FARMS AT Some idea may be formed of the great falling off in the produce of pasture land during the past com pared with the crops of in consequencs of ho drougit which prevailed In tha spring and summer of last when it is that in grown on the farms of hia Royal Hghness Prince at Windsor aud the Home T50 loads of of an extremely superior while list year uot 50 loads were cut and ANCIENT ORDER OF April dinerem and the evening waa spent m mirth is MBBEKSOK has resigned the Ma ie   

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