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British And Indian Observer (Newspaper) - June 13, 1824, London, Middlesex SUNDAY, WNfi 13, 1824.. ]d Jewry; IRlE,aiTd TO noiitiTefj from, the Dowps tjp the 24lh of Jun?, This fWw 8Hp, CARN BREA tJA^^LE, Thomas Davej. iMl|dert�^.tte^%K.^G�BiB�Q^'a SwtWc, Bvthtfu 550 Tods, LjintiiJ thft East India tKport Docli. Ha� exrellent accom-m�w�����rpii�Sehg*i*,�* win carry �o extoartenre* S*n JerusalemC�Si:e>Hoiue; to SraalU and Lane, B,OI' ' HJMifrt'tatfVoi, S, Crasby^flattato | er to JOHN P -|]^0R'MADRAS 'DIliECP, t� Sail from Gravesend SHIP GEORGE, burthen SOtttoaa, THOMAS ,CUZEN8, Commander, lyine in the Citv Cantl,' fitted etprenitv for Pataeif^en, and is ackaMBiajMi to. he one o( the fastest �UId{. vessels {rom thi; PqrtTof i,rf)ndon; has still diseng^^d aCCf^mbdatlon foi'three |p�sseri|er�, tfiSd rtkwi ftra few light Capt. Cuzenj^ at t^ie jLennaleni Cofe^-hopse; pr t9 Edoiund ftead,t, Rfcheir-c*ttrt,l,h�iiMireeli . ;rf onljf, h�viQ$ ^va,V trSail to all Jotie. IMPKRUL PA^LlJMEjrr. , HQIISE OP LOrS^Wrdwesoay. His Mnjesty's coiutnissioDcrs Ucquglit doiva the Royal As9eQt to the follpwipg bills : The hides J�nd skins bill, the Scotch distilleries bill, the leather duties biU, the coRiinitoianent of pd1>liC chHri^i�s bill, 1^0 EAtI of Mar iodemnity Inli, aijd seteral private bills. Sir William Lemon. Mr. Hume, ^nd others from the Commons, brOnght up the combination Ihws repeini biK, the masters apd w^men bill, th^diMxeAcftof Ireland UU, which were reKd>a firit time, and the silk duties' bilL with their lordships' amendments, ngreed to. . Johastun, from the office of Chief' Secretary for Irelaod, pr^eoted certain return* relative to church land.-Laid oa the Uble. Petitions were � presented from certain tradesmen iu the ^fttHiOi 8t> Martio-iii-ilte-Pi�l(Vt agaiwtt ih�^ oqwIaUa loan CQitopjuiy bill; from tUe debtors ija Whllecroft-saretrt prison, in ftx-oijr oftbc same bill; froni ihfe Roman Ciithohc? of the county atod oitfof iDoffc, f^>r Ik* raai�iiat V tlwiir^iiabHilioa ; another Ua tha �iDH^e�r^t. from the 0�UM4i��o( the cuqaty ol Qalway j frbnn the Catholic^ of Iraland to the saqje effect as those which, harfberti presented every year, airdsij^ned l)y many respectable in^iridiiiria whn had aat �titeer^ich had tat�ly beea setlt l)vyiaiAi^� Grtmiabdir, Burfflen iOO ttms.-A. 1. 11V BearkjT' w, bavlng aDiy , and, will carry M t jgwiieAeeil Sjwfyevi. tUM wHI rail at P0rtnieHtb fbr paascn. j>cr|.-For freight or passage, apply lo the Vvpin^der iU the JertisiJem pimle-hoiise,'tC �huitH be lacking, 0fifn*ual and mtntai, the grosi and' fiae sort. One stiip brought Eat gf �w��Od tba other J�/ ilhulOig. A cover these geese, deep manoeuvre to try, Ingeiiiiius eoougbt as yooHt'liiinrye aqd bye, Th� cHiriraof BMW, i�si�{I i�lded her body 4 botttfi of luAiiAey .' AndshhPtly the Adepts, alWt now and frisky, Sach goose af a similar biVlliM il�\iver'41 Jht btts �re vUhirna, oow vt Jmattur mi, Not so I" cried the one oq the J^l who had laiJ ; The jQt, PmiM Whiskey and GMxe, we still hold, " The hct how aecided uK Time ihatl uafold." The oth�r bark bearing po cpiUrahand tradp, The Jet to its Agent wa� freely convey'd ; Aod ihortlv eJihaiMtad, so graat in demand. By ail of high f�}bloQ ip ^co/fauuTf fair land. Fine Taste thus prev^H'd, fqr the smuggliog geese fail'd, While few were the'boyers the liquor ev�R hacking. And u� 4�(ttt�r win pow darp to eufure Success on a ]>et against Warrexi s Je( Blacf:it{g I This Easy Shinins: and Brilliant BLACKING, Prepared by HOBURT WARREN, 90, Sttaad, London ; Alid Bold in every Town ia the Kingdom ^ Liquid, in bottles 6d. i^dL m. BJOd Ilid. each. Alw Paate Blacking ia pots 6d. m. and IBd. each. A Shilling pot of Paste is equal to four Is. hoi Ue� of Liquid, A�k for VVARREN'* Blacking. �r. Paoi.*b,-The Sttpwl attendance of ibe Chs^rttv SdhooU of the M^repplU *t St. Pwl's UUufdral to��k |ikee ea Thursday. Tl^ ceremony, familiar an it is to the itihabitaiits .of London, pever f^ils to attract immeiise crqwds to witness 90 RubUnae 9ttd ipt^resting a awnc- The arrangerpcrtts were th^ same w on fortner occasion*, aod ootvithvtaodiog tb� inautiiuCHHAs �t�t� of th� weather, the various bands of cbildrao arrived io ref uiar order before the eommeqceroeDt of ifca sbower. The rain, however, firi) so heavilv during the momin^f ti^al it wa� DQces!>ary to^ave coaches far the (onVavtiboe of wanj of the pioor l�lPaa a�d gtsKtUmeq. of rank aad telant T9e-�8eet of so fifiany tJ)qu�od voices, when the iildiiun-jMtldtli p�ai9i on^f, H ^yoQd aU description, and ii per-))ftps;wh�t Haadei fkser(�e4 it, tho fiaeit tpecimea of the 4>9 ver of music �n record, Th� Corooatioa Antheno, and lh� HAUel>4i�ti Cbvrus ir�re aUo.perferpwd, with the chii- flcca�ieiwH}� jQiaiiBg^ . On Hoaday Hioroii^:* betweeft eievea asd twelve, �'ci(Mk.� hvr�ipiBr ipeetacle pre�eot�d itaolf in Tkoma*-U. TiK�inie'� iiovpital-.^A poor woman, of the of (taiiovay, Kwifuag ia ThaflMfr^toset, fiaakside, bad bwa (0 �JlMMa iB�dtet ia the etteet til^ ^uumWi aod dettt body of bor rbUd, u fifi^ boyi two yeara old. The wretcked paicot bad left Ji>e �hi|f|j[ ia ^e xta^.9f � oeifhbouRt nbtt.bad tiSua it. to-i^oiher aitttther of Jieai^ ilavvaj^ toAba wbBrf�, iianktide, near the SouthwarJi'^jkworks, and was sitting near a waggon just loaded with Vliober, which bad tlPt been ^Md-liie ebiMrta sia^tiig abotit horrible ioer of private bills, which u-ere read a first time. The Earl of Egpemonl presented a petkion fVom the traders of the boi^Hgh of 4�oi�thw�rk in favour at the �|uitahie luaa eom-paqy liill,-Laid 00 the table. Earl Darnley presented a petition from the philosophical society of Caatesbury in ftiv�mr of Mr. Owen's phta.-Laid on lUe irtbjc. The.Ireland niines comjiany bill Was read a second time, Lerd-LaMdenbile's new standinit order which leqdiredthat it Jwi^^hi^i^^^.tft.a select CQ.iUHijttpe, havng b�^a�^|^�i)d^d'| The iiftoirrectiqn act renewed bill was read a third time and passed. - The tytiles composition amendment bill went through a coro-n^ttee, after nhe BisBop of Limerick bad vindicatednhe 'Iriith church .finflralltlieanfeiiatied charges uffed against it by pe-titioRS ,t?|�^h hou.sea. Ad^ounHrti. HOUSE OF COMMONS. Mr. Trtuat took the oatba and hia ^t. -; . . f.V . . 'The �M>Kn eqaitable loaii bill, and the Thames"^Snhfel" bill' were severally read a third time and passed. Petition* were presented from Hadleigh, in ^ulibtk; lFrom" Rye, in Sussex ; aod from Holywell, in ptlptsfaire, praying for inquiry into the late proceedings ag^ Mr. Smith, at Deme-rara ; from^certain justices of peace in the county of Norfolk, pricing fortfae rcmqtal of the Lent AssUc^ frtun' 'fbetferd' to Norwich.; Grom the merehants, traders, and shipowaers.of the port of Eofldon against the practice of impressing seamen ; fcam thfeCMhoHe inhabftantaof the county and "toWn ol Gal-way, p^i(ig to he mtfevtd froiQ, th��xistiqg re^etiDD�i fcom the gorertoors, vtcergbvernprs. aqd members of tl�e. ^elfast Acatleatie Institution, prayini^'tbat tbe commisslonen sp|fttlhtcd to eoqaire h^ .tbe iftate of p^dieestahlishmeBts, for the ednra-tion of jroatfa mjr^pui, at^ht.he dirpctee an objeetioii lo the introduction of his bill. Upon the meriu of the cnse he was satisfied there could be no ol^ection, and he thought nope sould be made upon the ground that tbe report had been three years before tbcin without nay measure being taken upon it. He intended to introduce the precise bill rccommeuded by the commissioners of enquiry, making the suiii t.> which the act woyld ext4>Rd 101. instead of 31. He mttved for leave to bring in a bill to alter ami .tmeHd Ute 2Aik and 40tli of George Hi. cup. 4(i. The LORD ADVOCATH olyeeled to the ipolioa. The sniijcct loriued no part of the dvty entrusted to the Committee, it was not only tb( creditor wlio was to be considered. The (i^shtor required aouM consideratioa, and ought not to be Itit by summary process, at the mercy pf tbc creditor* Most ol the imprisonments in Scotland weie for small debts ; a circumstance wluch would Bot be overtooked by those who disapproved of imprisonment for dcUt ' The Edinburgh Court decided m caseq each day, at Uie rate of two minutes eadf can*-(,a luu^h; -a-and it was not desirable to extend such a system without mui. h caution and consideration. Ihe whole subject m as ^Mxlcr th� consideration of gqvenunent:'but he bad np .objectioa tP the uiere brinring in of the.bill, in order that the Hop^ plight see it, and ju^e for theraseire? of tbe.difficulties which attended the ease. Tha Lord Advocate la coaclusion shortly .justified his calling out the oillitary fore* oa a recent occi�mjn alfbcyng 4hc public peace at QUagOv. Mr. Max wall supported the natk>n.. Mr. HUME also spukitto &�o�r eftk* iMtioa. In most caaes wbereia Vhe debt waa but 1(1., the expsaoes came to more thsn that sum. As (or iatprisDameat for-^tebs bewbbei t(^ s�e it a^isbcd aUt^ettter. In. wanf: Mrta of tbe^ j�orld^ ^ bad beea jaresdy absliabed with much, adraqtaijie �u cosawesca. After a few words froiQ Uxri A. HqwUtQO in e�piaaat>OAi leave was given to brfqg In a bill. Mr. BRIGHT gave notice, that if the connmittee aqw sitting on the subject of the standing orders relative Ve pr^Mbte bills, did not suggest an alteration of the present practice, bt> should htntself do so early 10 tbe next session. A message fiotn the Lordi here announced their Lordships' assent to several bills. Among them was tlie Irish insurrection bill, which, 6a the motion of Mr. Goulbum, was immedlairlv read a fiial time, and ordered for a secoad reading oe Monday.' Mr. HUME rote to brin^ forward h>3 premised OMtiea oa i he, subject of impressment. After a few general observations QO iu impartaoce, the hoa. gentleman proceedi>d to state that he had be^n deterned from bringing it sooner before tbe honse ia consequence of the pressure of other bu�inees. ^\ th^t ko should now ask, would be for a resolution of the l)ou�c to Inquire into the subject next session, ai\d for certain Tt>turus to affurd the iafqrmatiou wliich would then become oecnssary. It was generally admitted tlvat there was no express law to jufUfy impressment. It was founded entirely upon tbe practice of the qrowB. Even if it were ihougbl to be generally useful this WQuld not ^mti/y i(^ UPle�s the utility wns of a degree to ovqi^ rule all the constitutional rights of the subject. Sailors jn time teqtivo iu the appointment of experteaced officers to the exora^a �� 8U! h a discretion as that of arbitrary nUnishm arbitrary punishment over llietc Head the affidavit of a man namem� af ^^^'i ^� pnahaadred Cbbqssnd metfVtbe'wieircbiwit �*u'W0Si he could noi see what difficufty there could be to\p'ho>;t im-presiiuent, if adequate induceuient ware htfld put. But lit tUi present sUie of tla sarxice no waa would rolwuiarily eater it; ss lie woidd bia greatest curse. 'Ih- avcgcavht-sutferiotfKof the imfortunate men who suffered imjin'ssment, oUi he soffirient ground for ip.q>�n y. B�"sules which it involvwl a violent infraction of the lilicrtios of the subject, ami wliilswiieir-aiwntton was dr^wn ou one .Mde tiy the bit��alion of the slaves in the Weil Iiidie.s, and on the olVi;r by lite sutforinss of the brute creation, be'thoiigUt .1 little tiui> Kiiglit he devoted to inquire into the &ufri,Tiiijr* uf iho s�:amd itj his motion was iuipres^iiiiciit, th^ slate ol the navy seemed lo be tbe topic upon which his speech ha turned. He should, however, class what he had to sjiy under the two heads, impressnieai and discipline. Upou ibe iirst the hon. seconder bad really scarcely kfl him any thing to say, for be had given it as hiiopinion that the navy could not do without It ; and if no good were to be derived from acceding t.� the motion they bad really better not go into any inquiry to excite hopes which they-were satwfied they could not realist^. - (Hear.; He was sure he spoke his own sentiments and that of every i^vol officer in the house when be said tliat he had much ratiier uau the ships of war without impresament-(Hear.)-But, with this feeling, after the best sttention, he had been ai>le to give the question he must say that it was his opinion that ther could not do away with what he must call this law, with ssfoty to the country. When the hoa. Member declHcvd that it was Ule^, wss he awars that Lord Mansfield, wlien a sailor was brought before him who bad been impresse^l, declared that be had not shew* that ha wns exempt from impresis-meot under any statute, aad ordared biqi back to tbe ship fron; which he bad been taken. Losi) Keayon also had stated that thtre wss a right to impress reci^ized bj^'^e .aimpiph lav, to which all persons ia seafariag etwpyi^enta were sobjeet. There was one clear reason why U ^outd not he abolished-it wts impossible that there should at the same time be enough of inea to man tbe navy and the merchant service, l.t was out of aU reason that more men tliaa were wanted should lie afloat; and un-lesa they were to keep the men that wuuld l>e required iu time of peace ready for a war, they could not do without impressment-What was the state of this country when a war broke outThe sens were covered with onr nierchantmcn ; the ports, no thanks to the hon. Member for Aberdeen, were fall of .ships, well appointed and readr for service, and the arsenals were full ol stores. They had s good corps of marines also, "o thanks for it, however, to the boo. Member for Alufrdeea. Uaf�* of RnsaiE H TKotStl^MffiUferbr tite Norwegian ��8tt an absoi�||-�e*(a.-. Ttaira^n^f on tS llir&rfcSSE^^ ^:z!d&iS2latlife^^ �o especiaUy deserved. iMOouiuent of (be uoiea and harmony w.mob happily prevailed amongst individuals pf diflVrcnt communions in tho place from whence It was sent. It was from tbe parish of Kilmore, in the eoiipty of Armagh, and was signed by the rector, curate, luul ohurcbwsrdsnt of the parish, by thi; Catholic prisst, and ('is.senting ministers, and the inhabitants of all persuasions - 'J'bey p?a3'ed that a law be enacted to authorise tbe inhabitants of any pariah in frelaad to wainuin its own poor : butthajy^id not wish tliat the caartment should be iipporative. Aa the law now stood, the poor who \rere unable, Irpin age or infirmity, to work for their owB subsisteBce, had ao other means of support than ti^ charity of the parishioHers. H� should do an )� justics; to tlie character of the people if he did not say thst,, U�e most cuaritable disposition prevailed, but, through want of good jnaaagesseot, the beaefiu which it would otherwise pro viated. Tbe petitioners believed that a sum very litlU larger than that bow expended in alms wotrld he sufficient, nnder a judicioua losaaseuMnt, to ai^ord efrctiva relief. A system of poor lawp, -fuclj as the orc ejistiag iq this country, would by � means be practicable in Ireland, and if practicable would not h� desin^c, Bot (lie dread of intioducing it was imai^narf, and, he hoped, would not areveqt the ohjs'et of the pet>ti�aer� froti) beiqg granted. For all they Ssked was, tb�( the voluntm^ acts of the intinbitants themselves be authorised and confirmed I9 law. The right rev. Prolate was then uaderstaod to rfesci4i)s the evil caused by etai^ratioQ as ip-eatcr ia Ireland thaq in England, where it pad, however, excited so many complaints, as most of the nen who eaioc over to work ia this eouatry left their wives �f4 children' without wipfwrt hsbiad tbetn. Be concluded by mevinE (hft tb$ petiUoA be read- Tlie Earl of IIMERICK had never-been more sur-.prised thaa when be beard mieh a naeasure introduced to their Lerdahifi's uptice irooi tech a qaarter. He ^poke in tha hesring of many noble Peers connected with Ireland> who would him right if he was wrong, when he said that a proposition of that sort vvuld be eeoetlred witb terriM' aad affrigbs in Iretaa^t as which. wliatercrslmpeitmigtta^iUat a^swae, wtbiltl fortbeBupflort of ]lbc|�9or. If this disposkioa wem r�vuicdl there inigiit be no occasion for the establishment of poor laws. The only thing at wltieb be rejoiced In the petition wva tbc bar woay whi>rb e^dendy iKaraited a�HWg8t the yariwa partiea by whom it bad Ueee ^gQed. .... . , i Earl DARNLEY* though he had estates m IretandV not look with tbe same horror and terror as hie noWe 'friA*to rte B^mrt frayed by tfie peiitipaera. Siwetbipg ahouid be done �i,r t.k? relief qf M>e poor in brelaad* bet witbauj pri^ ceeding^so as to ^'tabtish the saode systea of pgor btws ^ �xiyMdliBit&isooaitef.!^ ./. � . *irlFIT�WlW4Altpm �t to tkoie lowlAipawilelilar a nn>miop caUfd loir by: ermr and retwiona itopBWflSw 'inthisp�ifcttl4rpar|8fim^fit not be adffpte*roerdya�aa ^- After a fcumfi^^m Ym�m OiHn, tha fttti�a vw "nielfeaa^P^^^te p^ted a petitk>9, from tbe j^ndon naebaaies'iBatiiaftoa,iaftMur�riho s^aiartiinoaa aemphay bill.-Laid 00 the table. tended to. The practice was generally justified ui)d�r the plea of necessity, but. necessity was too often the argument of ^-ranU. Tha feet of the great Adutral Blake was manned Qhiedy by volqnteers, snd we ought always, if posMhle, to man our ships ip the same ntaoner. Whenever the practice had fa^Q complained of on former ocrasions, tbe coinpTauit was always met by a caH for paatponemant oatil peace shouM have arrivMl. A bill in 177$ had b��;u hcpaibt in to al^r the praotvcs, ^ 4 had failed becsuse wa* brpugbc forward during the tia^e ef (l>ie hon. member here referred to Captain Manby and other writers oa the siikjeflt ta shew th�>* opinioa of tha iocA. cacy of the iajprsssmCAt-j The uaval service bad maay ad"en> tagrs which the merchant service bad not; a.nd yet th� disad-eaatage arlsiag Arom Ibsea and the length of service, eounter-balaufced (be advantages, aud caused a (KsinclinatlQn for ear tervice. Tliere were, however, some disndvsntag^i �vi;n ia tbe naval service. Irrrpularity of payment of walres had, be admitted, been greatly remedied by Lord Melville's act. The atpouut pf pay. however, was spiall compacad w4tb that of tbs m�;rchaqt service. He feared alap that there W'>s too much reofiot^ for ms to look at the practice of America. In the imval serrke ef j\werica, tbere was no impnasment; se tliat when (baiwo vavies ceme into cooUct, tiiey were not upoq. e^l tesuta. 4c was impossible to s^y, that in such a case it we; freeinen fighting agaiasl freeroen,^^ Besides, America gaee beuer pay tttei we did. Anptber obiectio�W;��l�.|WMtico was the length of service : .a length ff great, tb|(( it wiw dJA^t disjjpg^ieh d�e casr of ail iorpfessed British seaman, dragged from bif hone, to sbat t was ordered tb^i do ip|;re than ilH�elMkeasbt^1�rvea witbont a regnlaV entiy. He de-�rafc fhewferr, �r�e facrlle^'#P*m**^ opMbna limfarou'rabte mcqibw fo| J^bfT. Mr. KTwewr^^WW dvected a|^>ast the g1*ttr&�rbitito^|9i��r. to ione ci^tf bad beea ^ied tt>j2ei^WMaitiu^aw*��aoW Wh� bad tbat e>ea~^w)I>Wbe|tii0er^T npner tfneh a system. Ip one ease ^^IfouD^^iiras a fwsctice to fb^a mati Wbo happened to have a dil^ aUia. A'�eatraif i�actiee ha*lMa^ fomaammt potnr�wto ibeJwelloe o[t^^^^r^ had the aa^ tit^�N^i^y*m^ iwvai efieeawb^KTwiltten �pampfa-l0�m4t('9lltm^r jiifcii.^tiWty Jg^^taagwy qa boasri practice of dnnfcennesa It was absolutely accessary to be at- duriijg aperioil of peare. It was never resorted lo but io cases of grciW emergency, h not fair fur the hon. Member to spcjik of the navy tbe way he had dpne, for it was a profession, in spite of what he snid, which had great claims upon that house. .So far from there being au aversion to join tbc King's service, the Admiralty had been forced lo give the mosi rigid orders that volunteers shouhl not be taken from tbe merchant vesseU, and it was a most difficult thing to keep the crews of the merchant ships away from the men of war on a foreign station. Wliile this was tbe fact, it was rather unfair for the hon. Men^ber tp raake tha statements he did, relstire to the great dislike be declared there was for the navy. America wss his favogi ite, but he knew that there was great difficulty in preventing the desertion pf their men, and m�ny had offered to acme on board tbe ships of the Brithfh navy. Tbe cooditioa of tlvi: British sailor w�� OLtw snpe-rior tp that of any class oa tha sniae footing, aad it was th� daily study of the Admiralty to iwpi^ra it. He should therafvte oppose any motion for sueh a porpose, especially one which went to pledge tbens to dn that next session, which they all agreed wouM lead to oo good. He next came 11 the question of disci-pliae. The hon. Member objected to captains having the power of flogging; but the hon. .^f cm her ought to bavo ohserved tlie. distinction between l>aviog a power and using it. Wbaf wouhl be the situation of a few pffircrs over a large body of men, maay of them tbe worst characters, i^ tbey had not the power to deter tiiem from effence. But the easmtive was doing all U do to check the severity io eesM^ paaishoieot, They^ kwd sue-oeadedas for as tbey bad bitbenlp gooe, so that tbbi man a pisati' cat aoawer to tbe hen. Member's propeeition. Besides which, ha did oet thiak that boose the fittest ta deal witli such a ques tian. It required some aautieal knowledge, tjie ignorance of wbieh wwoM seallf alfrars prevent a committee or that honse Arem laying dtpvu roles mr tbecondoct of a ship. II the navy were pidd �� the hop. Memlier st^ested, oqre a lyeek. tbey would npt, he was sure, like it w WCM a? r�seiving their whatk of meney when tliey c^me home. Tl�e naval serrj^e he intended was now tbe owat popular, and if not mside ^sroalct^ tbe navy weald eqatifuie vcsy conteated. They had get oatt bsififi wlneb would do them more good tkaa alt ihe heo. Ueia-hae'a speeehes. This awa the long set vice peo^ien, which gave ;e*�r;s BSan� pensioM for fburteeo years' service, and eqabled bira to deasand bisdiaeluirge and aw increased pension, fbese 'tkiagii Were done since 1814, so that it was really a most UoAdr thing forthe hon. Member to come ^wo there to �i?i|;e 9t^tar mente of what occurred forty years ^ ag�JA^ Vt^^ socb sfaives wqold be found oq ^e^ahnv (Cfpi^ fitx htA part he cared not for the legalttjr p/ itite tpif,. tjl|e f*m be npfinned, ai>d be wouU never admit ibapbfB^ W ^��esy m cJ^^Tigb^ a m�n to weanag^cfH^ ef biati^a hetty fuU of ^ia4 mtfi9^, aad gftmi laefbeiae �#ea^iMa!�iek. Hecoor clwird by ifaB^amar M>al be pbeuMgjpBkia��t�^^ to mdnco men upon emeegea sboold the exiaency of the country require it, every individual would be Hable to seiFVC. He e�-pressed a hope that PHriiument would never strike a^desth-hlow to the navy, by taking away the jwirer of hnpres^Ug msn to defend the commerce of the country. Without that power, the nnvy, 'Vtiich had so long been a terror to siirruuading nations, wouhl be reduced to a state of insignificance. Mr. W. SMITH was surprised the proposition of tbe hon. nember for Aberdeen was not adopted. ITie present ^;n�ctice was attended by m^ny evils, and it was reasonable to suppose there would be a disposition to inquire how fur the evil Could be r* taovcd. The question had been argued in that honse over iHivl f�rer again, snd he believed nuiCli g4>�d had ariiten from the (hb-ci*Bion. The hon luember saw uo"reason wb/the propose i en-(^ui?y should not be allowed. Sir O. CLERKiuiniitted that it was in the power of die house to enter into an inquiry of thrrsprt, but the inajpritv of th.s ipembers v^ere not so competent to decide upon t,he' nueatjrtn ifi ; peraons whosM'tres bail beea p.Ji�*eeotl�r\l*fe ntivf, even at lower rate.of.Jni|afcibaa,t(hBywhjad�wd i* rtVwmJAit service, linpressiatfot had^(;>t ef'tmrred during the Tast ten wars. Witu r^-gard to the difiScohy of ohtamiog p:iy, it was troe'lhert' wis uj possibility of payiiry seamen on foreign slatioos; biK it ou^^it to be remeuil)eri;d1ie"prefei:redtakhig Iris pay in the iWiack when h; game home. He had also the power of letting bis i^tloas re-i-eive half his pay wliihit he was abroad. Tlie only iacentenience yias the want of pocJfet money going i>n shore. Re admitted that impressment should not be resorted to, unless there waS n(J other aieans of miinning a fleet. Wheti press-wanrtint* WeWi issued, jorae sudden emci-ijvncy rcquirctl a large naval force, which coolJ not be raised by apy other means. From the earliest period of -ur hi.story, the practice of iiiipressrog men bacKprevailetl. The jdan of a genera! registry was tried in the reign^f William Ilj., aid ubaudoixed, because it was found inefficient, ft was ncccsisary ihc (ioveniiuco* should have tlie power lo commence war, when the interest.of cpiumerce and the country required that step. Mr. WAUKB sijppoitetj the motion. Press gano^s had done wrong in many msUnces. A n^vul friend had lold him, that �n UMfortiJuiite coHchmau, iviih bis box coat and whip was impressed upon one octasion, aud sent out to a foreign station. The lion, uieiubcr deprecated tbc muuoe't in w.liJch an officer had been iiiCiitioned by a public writer in a calumnious article, entitled " blue aud hulf'� Admiral UARYCY Kaid he had taken ()art in inanj dii-.iissions where tlie o jeci was to get rid of impressment, which he foottil i(npra(;iicablo. In all lmsvs of si^ddeo. armament, the only effectual mode of raisiog a navy wsisby itujiressinent. Sir \{. VVILSO.N siipporled the motion. Mr. HU.V1F. replied, and the ljou*e divtded- For the Mo;ion, 3a 1 Aiji\iu*t it, 108 \ Majority, 7Q. Mr. BROWN LOW rose, pursuant to noLice, to refera pt.>iilion ctinceroinx the catholic as^ciatioo to the com* mittcp on tbe siaUt uf Irelaod. TUe tu>a. member stated that on a former evening he presented a petition lo the house respeclisg tlve IbimAn cstholie l)oaid in Dublin. Several bun. members ga tliis occasion qbjeetiid to Uis mode of pruccediag, ami chief auquo^ tlMim waa tite right b jq Auorucy-Geoiical fjr Ireland Ha thought there was a i^riousness iu tJie atf.iirsof Ireland which iiughl have warranted U>�s objeeiiun as to the points uf mere furiM.. His oii>ect ou the occasion to wUich be ailiided, was lu make known that this catholic a:isucisUoa Uau ejiteuded its iuAu;^43 over all p�rU uf Irehmd, aqd be bad introduce the sublet ii), I he hope that abev the uuliee wt Parliament \xi\d beeu faixly c'aU meat to get rid of tlie ureal Bv'il. The piiaciples ol the Cun�li-Kuion hiui been violated, aad the public p�Mte distiirtj�;d Uy iu-(lammdtory speecho.i addressed to deludxil aiM prejudiced p^tsone. tie kae^v not what there was to ceoomuioad ^us uasoaialiua ii) tbe protection qf any meiuliera of ila: hous^ He apojku ii^stropif tennsof the iniscoodupt ol tuc ciUhoiic asifocii^Pit, Uesvriil.>iqg it to have asauaitsd the fsnctiuMs oi {>arliame(it, nud tp. havn, woahi not consider it other than natural that he offered a fow words in explanatfon of the reasons which kidaced bun to vote for the present motion. He siipporivd it ia redemption af a pledge whieb be had given on a former evening, not for the purpose of exonerating the li ish Government, or the Governmeat generally^ froly 10 Ibo case. He advised, or rather hoped, tbat whatewji , there was of a mischievous character in the associatiea, woui4 exhsiatl itself before it became necessary to inqoife bow ueaiiif tbey aperoaehed aviolatioaof the present liw, oc wbether U wo�W'bwdcsiw*blo t.� frame a new one to meet ibe evil. Mr. C. HUTCHiNSON opposed the niolioii. Sft J. NEWPQRT though if this petition were seot to tbe committee, tbe petitions from certain psrtsbea m thecoanty of Westmeatb, ai^ the freeholders in Ihe connly of Cavan i>gaiaka^ t^sutowweresB (tegraded as tore^ire tli�ii�Att;ii^il.' fie bad st^ed eaadidly tl^ eiS^ ,_____* wh'ismom^ - ^ . on tbe subject of impressment. He wished itxouid Mi dispeaaed - aritbj but Bokse tbe boa. aeasbcr for Aberdeen coidd cbange the ujativr Q/cQqrsc. Assenting t tiliuo t9 ih� ^m[xt'^\^^ Ue i>^id not cojisid^r hiipseb'r�lie estiiK or impoit^it. * C^US^ OF CQMAIONS. tep^rt^tbe Qvuine Insuraafi? h.ll wa� brought ur ^ 9 tiqtfiigJKa tpftp^ p/tbe opponeoxs of the mt^ii^e were, ab;M{, lajaMiraaw^ |fi�j ��Med f4m l*e B� racni;^ A Kq�f qf ^ce cawscd �everi|l uiiembarv f"^^ tbe^lWPqtbPW^^iJ^^^ W df\fe^. ^ r�n^)ta.45pie9ta m fixMMl^S tbe bill nviXTet andrv ^)uff$. 0/ the . . i'l*^ showed j<�b^b)�|i< rigbi bott- ^m^Wfi- It sboald be ascertaiM ' Tbe order of the d^r for retombigtheai^asMdirilriMteaa las I ;