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   New Court Gazette (Newspaper) - March 28, 1840, London, Middlesex                                NEW COURT MARCH PAPERS ORIGINAL Sio Memoir of the present Prime Minister of France 177 The Daguerreotype in the Unrein or the iashn of Epfypt and the 178 The Gentleman tliat was Locked Out 179 Favourite Dogs of the 179 Prince of EVENTS OF THE WKKK 177 Parliamentary Proceedings of the Foreign News from Abroad Metropolitan Provincial News Miscellaneous News Va rieties COURT AND The the Queen Dow and the Royal Family 184 The Movements of the No bility and Fashionable Topics Marriages in High Life and on the Tapis Arrivals and Departures185 Arrangements for the Week ls5 FASHIONS AND IAIUSIAN CoHRKSPliNPKNCK Fashionable Novelties in the Fashionable in Town Country 180 GAIKTIKS IN Hum LIKE at Home and Abroad 18f Exclusive Fashionable In telligence THK Her Majestys Co vent Olym Phil Mu and Mu sical Chit Arts and 187 REVIEW OF 188 Daviss English in General Biographical Dictionary The Sporting WarOllice Appointments 189 The Gazettes and 189 Advertisements EVENTS OF THE The principal Parliamentary proceedings of the week have been confined to the House of On Monday evening Lord RUSSELL obtained leave to introduce a Bill for the Union of the two His Lordship introduced the subject by observing that he could not ask leave to bring in a measure for such an without having been as an ad viser of the to move for some mark of appro bation to that gallant and distinguished officer Lord by means of the knowledge which he had acquired under the great master of modern the Duke of and by his own admirable had arrested the progress of insurrection in those Accordingly he had that day brought down a Message from her recom mending to her faithful Commons the taking of the ne cessary steps to the accomplishment of that Lord John then entered at length into the leading features of the plan suggested by Government which may be summed up as follows was proposed that her MAJESTY instruct the GovernorGeneral of the Canadas to issue a proclamation of the Union was to take place in six months after the pass ing of the The Legislative Council was to be nominated for life by the acting in the name of the Crown and the Councillors were to be disqualified only by subsequent acts of bankruptcy or There was to be no limitation as to their number but it was proposed that it should not be less than As to the constitution of the House of it was proposed that the number of members sent by Upper and Lower Canada should be equal since it was conceived that though the popula tion of the former was at present less than that of the in the course of a few would at least equalize the Taking the existing divi and each town and each county returning one the collective number of the House of As sembly would be 78 that 39 for each As to the enactment of it was proposed to give generally to the Legislature the power which the As semblies had possessed in it was in conformity with the practice of the English that money votes should not originate in the but in a Message from the The Governor and Judges were to have a permanent appropriation whilst the amount of the civil estab lishment was to be voted either for a period of years or the life of the His Lordship believed that the alteration proposed in the voting of money for the public service was of the utmost importance and that one great source of contention between the Assembly and the Crown would thus be taken The pre sent pursued his also contemplated a more regular and uniform operation of municipal government than at present existed in the Neither the qualification of nor the period of the duration of the was to be He next came to the subject of the Clergy reserves and stated whereas a seventh of the entire land had been set apart for the Protestant it was tended to sell and appropriate onehalf of the proceeds to the Churches of linglsind and and the remaining halt to clergy of all denominations of A he just been passed to this eflect by the Legislative Council of Upper Canada it was laid on the table of both Houses of and would become law within thirty days after being so laid on the unless Parliament should address the Crown to Sir INOLIS and PAKINOTON contended that the Reserves were vested in the Protestant and could not be disposed of without an infraction of all the laws of Sir UOIIKUT PEEL thought that discussion would be until all the principles and details of the proposed measure were before the On Wednesday evening an important debate com menced in the and was adjourned to and ter minated on Thursday It turned on the second reading of Lord STANLEYS Registration of Voters Ireland The objects proposed by his Lordship are an annual revision of the in order to prevent the frauds said to arise out of the present octennial registration and the allowance of the same appeal to the Judges against the undue admission of a voter which now exists against his The Conservative party contend that the changes are es sential to the prevention of gross and the security of the rights and privileges of It was as an instance of the that at the election of which took place in consequence of the late Kings many persons had voted who held property contingent on the life of the Duke of and who did not scruple taking an oath which virtually asserted the King to be On the the Ministerial party that the effect of the measure will be to limit and even extinguish the since the small farmers and tenantry would soon be tired out in competition with the rich land by the the vexation and expense of appeals to the a the second reading of the Bill was carried by a majority of 250 against In the House of the Archbishop of CANTER nuiiY and the Bishop of LONDON addressed them selves in pointed terms to Her MAJESTYS Ministers on the subject of the Canada Clergy Reserves Their Lordships that if the measures were it would go nigh to the extinction of the Church of England in and complained of the short period allowed for meeting the Viscount MELBOURNE that the period was prescribed by Act of beyond his control and Lord HOLLAND that both the Most Reverend and the Right Reverend Pre alluded to the Bill as if it had emanated from the it was an Act of the Colonial according to for the approbation of the Imperial business transacted during the week in the Upper has presented little other subject of having been confined to matters of ORIGINAL AND MEMOIRS OF PRIME MINISTER OK Let the reader enter the Chamber of Deputies with at the precise moment that we offer to take him in an invitation not to be always The time we choose will of course be on the occasion of some trial of parliamentary strength and such a one is even now taking place on the question of the secret service Therefore in with us at for the Minister is on his never mind looking about at those crowded but direct your eyes to that point to which you see all faces that narrow strip or rather cage bordered with and which is dig you know that the French never lose an opportunity of being the name of You see nothing not a head just peeping above it you spy it now and that you may is adorned with a tolerably plain but the features and origi and hanging than having hung enormous pair of That said with its head and is supported on a very short which you dont sec and the whole constitutes Member of the French Grand Officer of the Legion of Newspaper Writer and a powerful Historian and a cele brated once Minister for Foreign Af fairs and President of the Council to King of Examine his countenance with more and observe constant piny of those thin and scornful over which there wanders a sarcastic and inquisito rial that reminds one of the portraits of We have heard Fuseli say that the mouth is that part of the face which is most indicative of character and certainly the expression of that of which seems to hold all men and all things as is thoroughly characteristic of the selfreliance of the now that the consequent on the orators ascending the is and silence is reesta Or if you are sensitive and afflicted with a delicate stop your and open them by or the sounds of his screaking will be too much for Lablache would Rubini shiver at the Its tones are neither masculine nor but something between the two a reed twanged with a strong Provencal from this weak organ proceed words always listened to with and often applauded with an admira that rises to Yet in these peacock tones is embodied speech lucid as rapid as close and real as But to the history of the subject of our Louis Adolphe Thicrs was born at Marseilles on the 16th of 1797On his mothers side he belongs to an ancient and respectable mercantile long settled in that commercial but which had been reduced to poverty by repeated On his he is what the French emphatically man of the for his parent was an humble and by trade a When the Lyceum at Mar seilles was reorganized under the the young Thiers obtained a Here he went through his studies with the approbation of his superiors when eighteen years of he was sent to the Univer sity of with a view of preparation for the To this same and with similar there had shortly before preceded him another pupil of the Mar seilles the popular historian of the French Kindred talents and tastes united the two in a friendship which time has only Both mastered sufficient law to enable them to pass their examinations but phi and history were their real in which they mutually encouraged and aided each From history the transition to politics was easy and in distinguished himself among his fellow and rendered himself obnoxious to the pro by instituting a debating in which the topics of the day were handled with all the petulant vivacity of youthful we shall pass over this period of his life with an anecdote which is not yet forgotten at The Academy of Aix had proposed the 4loge of the as the subject of prize Thiers sent in his which was found to be infinitely superior to those of the other candidates but he was betrayed by some envious friend as the rather than award the prize to the young whose Jacobinical principles had iven them such the worthy Academicians ieferred their adjudication until the following in the hope that some new competitor would arise to deprive the hotheaded and troublesome youth of the Thiers again sent his lo and behold 1 an essay in an unknown and which bore the postmark of threw the essay of Thiers into the and justified the delay of the Aca demy The prize was publicly awarded to the new candidate an accessit was given to Thiers the wri of the note which contained the name of the the prize with its verifying motto The Academy is distinct from the Uiueriityf ilidi prizes are open to all   

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