Trades Free Press, December 16, 1827

Trades Free Press

December 16, 1827

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Trades Free Press (Newspaper) - December 16, 1827, London, Middlesex " THEY HELPED EVERY ONE HIS NEIGHBOUR, AND EVERY ONE SAID T6 HIS BROTHER^ BE OP GOOD COURAGE."-rlsAiAJt, sit. 6. VOL. in. No. 121. SUNDAY, DECEMBER 16, 1$2T. i! '. PRICE Td. WHAT ARE THE PROSPECTS OF THE PEOPLEI Yes.! What are their prospects? Amid all tlie hurry land bustle, and confusion and alarms of war, the hubbub of councils, couriers, and diplomatists, and all the sundry notes of preparation, from the Royal .Exchange to I he Royal dockyards ; and all the. shoutings for the victory,, from the piping of the " The ~-to the battle cha'nnt of Allan Cumiihgh'ara- What are the prospects of people!-It was one of the Edwards, we, believe, who remarked, that the surest remedy for domestic discontent was-& foreign mar. King's, however incapable they may be, in the phraseology of the ?�hs};itiuloh, bt tiding rttmy, -are, nevertheless, not very remarkable for the wisdom of their sayings1;'-but the 'present case is, in so'me degree, 'an exception. The remark of his Majesty evinqed a good deal of shrewdness ; and, at all events, (showed a tolerable knowledge of human nntun.'. Liberty was but little understood, and far less practised at that . period ; and no matter, how den-potic th$ government, or how great the sufferings of the people, all that appeared necessary to the mind of the before-mentioned Mujesty was, to quarrel with some distant neighbour-open a vent for the more untamed spirits lo discharge them-selyes-t-rouse the vulgar prejudices of his subjects- and, leading them by the nose into the field, thus silence at-once their petitions and their grumbling. 1 The doctrine seems not to have been lost upon after governments, but to have been acted upon to an extent, that, upon reflection, seems astonishing. During the late dreadful wars which for so many years deso-' lated in some shape almost every part of Europe, if we examinelnto their causes and objects, it will be nearly impossible to find any instance in which the interests of the people formed any hem in the matter. We know they were ostensibly put forward-we know there was a wonderful anxiety expressed on their behalf; every thing,was undertaken for their, benefit-armies were sacrificed, taxes were heaped upon taxes, through the most disinterested feeling imagfnable.purely -to dd'them a service ! There was no feeling of ambition -no desire to projp updespoiism-or any, the slightest wish of putting an extinguisher upon liberty-not at .all-every thing was undertaken to aggrandize the people! Aye, and the dolts believed it-swallowed cftf^^^^^ajs^^i^ei-ed,' ahd pa\d .for; thein ^^^^^s^df^.'.! .iyr'e, and ;jnany -'of ibose very artisans who are now suffering such privations,. were among the loudest in extolling the system with their toasts and songs of ultra loyalty, whilethe now impoverished agriculturists flourished away in the ranks of the yeomanry cavalry,, the lustiest soldiers in the world I Can we wonder that the people should-be turned upon with tho contempt of a Coriolanus? We have been,led into these reflections by the bu2 of war, which is now soundiug in our ears.;-Greece is the watchword, and her liberty is the holy cause which is to arm the thousands of England, France, �nd Russia.-Reader, you are sceptical-and you have .reason.-You remember the Holy Alliance--nominally extjoct, hut really in existence.-You think upon Po-,laudr-upon Nprway, starved intothe most passivesub mission-upon the fate of Italy, of Parga, themelancho ly desolation oif Spain-the titter prostration of liberty, "whereever a continental crown could place its withering touch.-Yes-and when we inquire still further when we look into those countries under the immediate government of these liberators-when �we examine into the condition of their people,] have .we^apy thing more consolatory? any thing to satisfy :us that the liberty of Greece can be to them an object or for one momentinfluence the determination ofthei Bo^cUsTNc 1 -iWheVeshall we look for any symptoms ^isit in the.v,ast terrUories of tbe^jppjero'r of Russia here obo. unmitigated and extended despotism pre vails-where the; serfsj the peasantry upon an estate are lis[ roufilJ'nuttter ofbarter as are the very cattle, and where the discipline of the knout is the only distin- Iguishing mark of their Emperor's loving; kindness ?t-Shall iy� look>/ier*fot a lovfi,ofUhBrty;tOr France--shall we findit there ? : In the land' where' a Bourbon [finds hisi inheritance 1 In her shackled Press, and be� vaotteaiMdn^rch,' abeing all 'the follies . of her ancient >f8gti��l9'.:Sej&i$d upon a throne; which his brother !��eettded �ndev the protecting shade of foreign bay. . .^'etf�,ljah4'tlie' Way to which was oVer th|e dead, bodies ,'; jtf m^ri^i^VjMin t Isitherei say ye, we, sha]i find the ;cha!ftpion/)f|iiberty.! ..Or. shall we turn to home* � foOia En^land^whose Constitution has been�o often ! describ'edto us as 11 the glory of surrounding nations, / ^.t^e e^vy .!of ,th^ Vffl*Af",' Surely,'we w)U, not be  disappointed h'ere.T^Wh ore 30 much isboasted, we,mqst, - Certainly meet with distinguishing traits-but where? ' poti^iia|ipdiafa^ua starvingpopulation,lier : West Indian appendages-or.her Eastern'dominions, where slavery is synonimous with existence itself-or J*n at her very dobr-^is it in her Greecor-uhhappy Ireland, .'.^h^re'misery s^ka'^i^'wast ghastly foruJ.nnd.mJs-government; and;,unspeakable .oppression have laid waste the face of nature?-Alas ! a:id these are tlie liberators of unfortunate Greece-the powers who are to.revive her ancient splendour, and restore her long, lost liberty 1-Vain-vain idea ! And from the show of sympathy which the present league have adroitly put forward, the people are flattered into the idea that the triumph of freedom is at hand-that despots will relinquish their prey, while eaeh'power is merely tnanoeuverlng as ambitidn'o,r necessity may .dilate.. France and England have been forced forwards a means of curbing the growing? and alarming strides of Russiu 'atiiyihtireased within the last week by the receipt of a;letteri!H�liieh has ^i.rfce. been,' ascertain,ed to (;dntain some1 unfavourably int'olli^cnco iespepting lhe,iri pend-iWir.suit.- 6n Suntjlay opening.thfei you^njSr of the two ladies was stated by her &\ swt- to' be 'unweli;;:and.was Hot-afterwards' s.een bj ady of tho Inbnyes of the Itoufse; 'but- fife5 0)iler -wAs: seen a? iistml op! to -Wednesday evehingf;\'ai 'wliiph time slieSta'ed her sisterto be "iriuch thesSmei-rnot any'hetter:" Du-Mittg tW. whole of ThBrsdny, sfhe! was not. seen or heard by onypersonV ^hVl'sohie suspicion having been exftited itithe mirtd qi^iVlr.- Jenkins-, the landlord, their �apaVtmehts \Vere operietl,' the door not being 'fastened', and the lifeless bodies df th'e, two unfortunate Indies werediscoveiel on tho bed, each of tliem exhibiting -the usual ''symptoms attendant on death, tiy poison. A ^medical gentleman"� was Sent for, arid! it wds then ns certniued, from the-appearance of tfie bodies, that the �yOUrt?e'r m'ust-have- beeii dead two, or three days syntptoms'of de'conSpoi>ition: hWVtti^ manifested them-selves j; out the efdVr billy' a feWiioitysi'' A- most ex-traoj-dihary circuhisihrico Iconnectfd with the melttn. ^cnoiyiaiFafr. is, th�t ffi6'Uod'y!oT'.the'youn^flr had been laid c-uti and all the'�neeessYay offices pevfortned, - aH thoughher death 'had 'never* ih the slightest degive, -been hintedirt byher sister,- who was partly unditiss ed, and lying beside the corpse. Two phials, oon- stmcuous; dementi�.atod-.Rolfels vans, -with pianos! tainiug ^mnants of laudanuiiiV a qnantity of Oxalic and harps-, a glass-coach arid a,post-chaise, to takej .ac.-d,inhtf:'some Other 'deleterious5 ingredients, wire the family out of town ; three cuppdiB, to imp. the; found in the apartmeiUs,; The diicumstances of this gentleman on the loins';, and an bndertnker, to measure} tmgical affaii-: have beeW tfanamitted to the Gbroiior, the s ime party for his last habitation-; the latter /jv. Stirling, -Esq.; and' a>speedy'>iiivestlgatifln win drily remarked, that he supposed it Was intended that] take |daceiiTheage [rtfth�� elder; is. supposed to be the operation of cupping should prove fatal.. After | .abontl; ami the'yourtgar -little over thirty years of attending himself to about 50 applichnts.ithe gentle- :age,^CBeef'Latdtf�tmigitttc�t page 165.) man was obliged to employ the> street-kefeper tp .keep .- >  ^����^^��.^-i, attended with loss of life, happened to the Holyhead Mail,"'which' arrived in London on Friday morning. Wheli near to Wel"-ford^iii Northamptonshire, the horses took flighty amd ran away. The coachman lost? all command of tliem, and the mail wfts completely upset. / We are sorry to state that one gentleman, an outside, passenger, was killed on the s^pot, and several'others were s*o severely injured as to render them- unable to continue their jour-iey. ; The F�a�ewobk-KKiTTEtts:-We1 have made inquiries rejecting the endeavours making by a committee of framework-knitters, to procure aft advance df wages.;-arid are highly gratified in having to state, that the committee was. received by the hosiers in the most gentlemanly mo-nhor ; and We are assured that ��an advance will iate pluoc, though not !qHite- up to the statement publislted in our last week's payer. We. shall be enabled to give furthier particulate in oup next.-Nottiitofham Review. �' ' Catholic Sccibtv for the Advancement or Civil and RELioiftus Liberty.-It appears  from t\\& Truth-teller, that durin'glhe bast''month', this So ciety lias circulated 7613 of their little publication, and that at BSrmingl^m, .in' particular,' great efforts are making'"to remove prejudices frohi the public mind.--}Vortd �'�'''"''..''', Tiib /late Roman CATiioirc Bishop of London. ernoon the body of |he deceased Ro-: Bishop was removed from his house Inl ". SMYRNA. ���'" The Gteefcs Imve etfectcdiheir threatened landing at Scio, with AJOQ'men, protected by �06cKraiibitih(I twenty-sjfvcn vess^s of war, and takeft "pbsseWioh1 of this already dovastaeeU'. Island! - The" (timiska'ii'Ufr^ fandeeji by a gatrts.iiiV of f,ad(f'mehi 'ftwd nj�eiBtoftt resistahed, and freqiteiit.s'imids'j whltlf jjirbye HfestriiiftfV^ to the beiiiegersi However,, thl| ^iiVggle' jkiinblM continued lorigi as tjiiu Greeks 'can, at everj^/itfplttffiti' receite reinfbrdemerfts; Whilstth^'Turk'^ aro'rtotTfnJihe same sltuatibnsince th0 total; 469trnct|nn ^f,their dttrtt as-Vell as the %y*)tian S^u4d^hi'l(t f.W#*rfeiFti#t>V 'Am* ing theinemorableengugeuioutof the Wlhamd aist'of October. ' '� ' V^'V-'N, =i>i > . i>:>'sl�-;;;;-I ',. ' Our city may b boa�parfld> to 3prii8alem ttiWeill yas invaded -Sad tei^yttfitf^  are perceptible Jn the meeaf^f men'of allnntionai Roth persons and efiectsairts- coatinnaHydmbatking' by night and. by day;, nnd every one tiemblas for.t*hetfate that awaits Kim^ Upwards oif S00 British and French subjects, a^well as:lndlvidunl8iorotheitnationis.''have implored the protection of' Austria, �1 though we-d� not know riurselveg hoW the'Turkg.nvili treat'Utt:after tho deliberations of the' Divan reBpa'ctihg exiatlng-idir? cumstances, which -trra^'i^Uy'ihbrr^lfv.'^'.v'itt.'^o^.d seem that we are all placed on m im? volcano; which^ in casfe1 of explosion,' Rhould such: a thing'occnrv most swallow us up; Oar frigate!, corvettes, and; brigs?of war,' as well as thoseof the allied and-neutral nations^ haul close in shore, tl>r. the purpose of protecting !tha embarkation: of the people, in case bf- atty. genbital �excesses \ when,- notwithstandirtgsuchiwisb1 measures, throe fourths; at1 least, must perish; as there aft *Very few ships' crews remaining;. f � f � ':�. � ."� '--' 1 �..'' VIENNA.'� /.'�' ; Nov. 80; turned three' t-Hnn Ambassndf Bomlolles^having already set''iwf,/jn8Jt'#ttl'fti:iti^e>iir. d4ySieitve Vienna:to; prbcefcdfhyi'3Plor>B'r-iin On the 6th of this, month, in thb foMnoonithePHnca .Chancellor received Tan, expresssfrom ?onatant>lndplei A^iih nil autograph lettor of thetGrnbdiViairVrn!vihlch the intervention; of AusAriat wnsireq vested, hi Atu'oonj, accounts were)ruedv.etliftomTrie'jtpimnichanHo'UnaeU tlie buuning of Hie Turkish Egyptlan;fleet'abNav.ailh6i blhthe three Conrt* at iVSemmi that thtsievent wrouid probbUly ifrustrate.;jUl**ttenipm iniinedlatiohiafc Co'nstantiiicblfl; We are. ignoruitiwhat^futftber. irMSoMions -bftvevbsen taken, .in consequence.' of.-�ahsequ6ntt a�coirt�tB.:fmihx Coitstatitinoplef, :v�h}ahi sfcaraely ii'id6�bt tif itfas ruitentiottliQfctliBrFortBV^i^ywitgi*^ Ministry rhaa�eHtifa�nbleftO;f^ot^ claratian,;that, whateyeD may ihnppenfAu8irfa>�*Hi remain..neutral. The; rnojoarlty ,of ?tbeiahabJ tart tsnbf Europe: look on tho nffeirfl of Greeoe-as Altnattmroif' .f�hHanthrPpy!;-rr�iej,'too; MeftioDdeatltdte(bfdpiiilan-h thro(>y ; but:justicevi enlightened.!policy* andi-Baore'd obligations to a nelghl^aringiiJfttiQni: whose fidelity we have experionced�both;l� profipeiiityandjad^ersjty, mark, the i�atb wbVcW w� have �toto\\owi'�>Ilutaburgh Papers^ Dieo..?� .-v]i!;,>:;-/vjii �-!.'! v.n'i );-.�irr��f . -HAGUJB.'.:;..i :.',- ::.-.-'..' Deo. 9�T-M�ior,�general!Vvcveer. has tartjarned ftota his diplomatic iiiiss'tontoi the South American Stateev The news which we gave- of the !iebncla9ion'"o�>san armistice. wi,th D'tpo Negoro! is oonftraoadjby reports brought, to' the^Govarnmenkby ^hbs^Fotomacjtwhiob. left j'Java the 2alh.of, August* vl^Uera received at Amsterdam, say; that tliei ar,mi�tic�!had-iteeri>o|tloiallry .ratified by the-:,Comwissioner-genaral,s,and.that.thove was every reason to hnj>'e;that,tb^iaffair.would,be%�rr^J^�feft/AmenL,D��ii*'>]Si'rVK i : ; , ; . TRII5ST8L i  -'---. : ; -u..: Dec. 1..-A captain of a .ship who has arrlvedilterc t o - day, i n nin e d ays from. Zant^ say a*. >t hat during bi� stay there hu did; not see; a. single ship of iwar of any nation. Ti^]Qrae.k >�team-bwUi^Ui|k�a:�r�lk!oth^|r Greek vessels, is-said,tci b^ s,till in the Gulf of Japan-toand lbiaham Pacha tp'tbe engaged UtNavariotiik renai rt ng the: wrecks:of;his fleet.-rr4%dm0iiMg!Zefcimg. Dee. 7. ;',,-> . :���> '. d �,{>\ :� .^�Uit.r\'":4 ; i-:? c?i)'-io v (� ------ M) .,-!:;!-H'-p-J;''' OR! KING'S CURIOUS the night to empty a bushel of chaff at his door,'atid'iri ^ik' ^�TvJ?i -,"-,^fi^n ^j1^-?^^ ii^tP rhW"U?hti froltft tewlBd^.to^eep.meii crosier'and- mitre, emblematic of the digpity Of the moutrate. , .; , �� � , - ;, _ . ( deceased iVthe Church to'which he belmigW. On - Test, and CpnTORAT.iqN- Acts.-We understand Tuesday morning, the'funeral obsrnnies were celts-that Petitions are"" " " "- - ^ congregations of disabilities on account believed that on the Meeting u. a a...�...v..r, ...___ ..,.,._..., titionswill be presented to an extent which will bring dre'4 of the '.priests, (over whom, a>" Vicar ApoMolic the subject lo the attention of the Legiilatufe. 'as one of the London' district, he presided,):arraiv;> tut.} iy Mr. Brougham was eoncarhed in ia^ cas�!�nThursday morning* of/some! i0iportan�e tp; tbe.parties f I bill he oopld;nof;proceed b�tfore:the:irr Lordships,>'as!ibe had not got his ;pap?i a in this; cauKa, which were stdleri bat ofhis carringjB,' -togejth^ir- with, papers in iotlteric^atfeap . the day .before. . ; i. �/, \^:,tAcar~ riage was waiting for >i,^ oft ^dji^yjf^ul^iui^' ho was. disrnbing, his. 7paper^ Jn,;; a^yeraj T,bagf, were placed, in his carriage.; .The .carriage,door \yas left open >yhilq t)ie footmanwsiting Jp tho avenue leading from the romn j.rqom, an4 8p�n^ing�-njtovis thiefcqiitrijfe^l;-,-^ft'fiKjb the.bag t'a, w^oh tbo missing papers were contained. .,,,,......., ...� i-;iVylr Mr., F.JPollpc|i ^suggest^d ^Jiajt ^^aS.^j^XlW* Parliament. _- ,,, . , . . ,, , trates at the Quarter Sessibqs, with regard to the l.ole ration'A'pt/lrave sntlsfte'd'the1 Dissenters that they have public worship: If the present Administration ^liould take the lead in fayou> of these views, they wll,be' strengthened by tho undivided support #f ai! clfisa^of Dissenters.- WoH^- vaults beneatfi the chapel. The galleries, which were hung with black cloth, were, fall of persons of re-spectablllty, who had bbtaUied adrti'tsSlon by .tlbkeU. Among others -were tha MaYques.s de Palmella And suite, and persons attached, to the Pfcnch and PoUu guese Embassies, bfidgo, asihe^^pa^eis^erenotjsajtea ; , ,,,, t While, the conversation wai, passjiog .oXtjha ^hject, Mr.Brbughara's clerknrriyed Tfm^w^^rit^qi a card which was,:lef^"U$rttiJl^iiMw), was wrUten, informing,: the ;t>^rn^ bag had ^ti/^if�i^ Mt'U Wmfee ^s^r^ipaa reusbnable ^o^j^^i^lt:,$1$inade.fpr ^Ite treuJjW ^etter^ Hayeihjeen ^ecelyqdM tb*6 frpm Mrs. Sf rat- "V5 ford Canning, 'dated at Corfu, which mentioned that p I she daily expected Mr. Canning to arrive there. . c S -i ;