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other part of the Budget, he wished to beer. The next subject was the duty advert to the subject of next year, As
upon British distilled spirits, which tax far as could be judged at present, the was to be confined exclusively to Eng. amount which would remain to be raised land, while the others were to extend lo next year would not exceed eleven mil, the remaining parts of the United Kinglions for the different branches of the dom. The present duty on malt for dispublic service. In addition to this, they tilling was 1s. 9d. per gallon, which was would have to provide for a payment to to be raised to 2s. On sugar-wash, the the Bank of five millions, to complete duty was to be ?s. 61. ; and on distillery the repayment of ten millions due to wine, 3s. 6d. The amount of angiented that body. Those two sums amounted revenue from this tax would be 500,0001. to sixtern millions. After taking twelve The Right Hon, Gentleman observed, that millions from the sinking fund, there re when an additional tax was laid on malt, mained 4,000,0001. to be raised in the the wholesome beverage of the people, it money market. This sum was so mnode was right and politie that a protecting rate, that he apprehended there would price should be put on spirits, to prebe little difficulty in obtaining it. The vent their too general adoption in prepresent state of the unsunded debt, in ference to malt drink fhear). In conaddition to the funded debt, was forty clusion, the Right Hon. Gentleman exmillions, provided for by votes of sup pressed a hope that after next year, be ply; Exchequer Bills 44,600,000l. ; Irish would have no more to undergo the painTreasury Bills, payable ju July, 4,400,0001. ful duty of applying to the public for a In, another year the unfunded debt would loan, or calling on the House for addibe reduced to 38,500,0001., making a di tional taxes. minution of 10,500,000. The amount of Some discussion followed this state. the charge of loan last year was 1,600,0001.; ment, but it could boast of neither no. of the present year 1,433,0001., which to velty nor interest. The debate ran chiefy gether somewhat exceeded 3,000,0001. He upou the three millions of taxes imposed then proceeded to state the third head, towards creating a new sinking fund. that of Additional Taxes. He said that Strong objections were urged against taxthe details were minute and complicated, ing malt. The hardship, it was contendbut that the total amount of the Conso. ed, would fall upon the grower; and the lidated Customs, including an additional argument urged by Mr. Vansittart, that duty on foreign wool, would amount to since the brewers had kept up the price 500,0001. The Right Hon. Gentleman of beer after the reduction of the malt tben proceeded to enumerate the articles tax, they could reasonably maintain the to be rendered subject to additional taxes, same price under the present tax, which which were tobacco, coffee, tea, cocoa left them in a better situation than uoder nuls, chocolate-nuts. The two latter were the former, was answered by the asserto bear an equal duty with coffee. The tion that the brewers had reduced the Right Hon. Gentleman then stated the price, but were obliged to raise it in conpresent duty on tobacco : by the plan sequence of the bad harvests, and that proposed, Plantation, Spanish, aud Por it was the apprehension of the present tuguese, were to be raised from 3s. to
tax that prevented their lowering the 4s. 6d. per barrel; aod East Indian from prices more recently. The principal 5s. to 6s. 6d. per ditto, making altogether speakers against the new dulies were, an increase of revenue of 500,0001. The Messrs. Grenjell, Bennet, Mansfield, Grant, present duty on Plantation Coffee was (Aiderman) Wood, and Sir Robert Wilson. 7d. per 1b., which was to be raised to The new duries were ultimately agrerd one shilling ; on East Indian, 11d., to to, after a division upon the lottery-tax, be advanced to 1s. 8d. : thus, on bo:h, which was carried in favour of ministers the duty of 1s. 6 d. was to be augment by 117 to 49; and three on the malted to 2s. 6d. Upon pepper the duty was tax, which were likewise carried on the to be increased from 1s. 10d. to 23. Od. part of ministers by majorities of 199 to The result of the increased duty on the 97, 191 to 57, and 185 to 40. former would be 130,0001. ; on the lat. The Right Hon. Gentle
House or LORDS, June 10. man then stated, that by an intended The Marquis of Camden's Tellership transfer of the collection of these duties Bill was read a second time. Lord from the Board of Customs to the Board Liverpool passed a high eulogium on the of Excise, great expense would be saved, Marquis for the sacrifice he had made of and einbezzlement and adulieration of 100,0001. to the public. articles prevented. The next subject was He also panegyrized the late Marquis the increased duly upon mall, which at of Buckinghain, who had sacrificed emo1s. 20. per bushel to produce luments amounting to 40,0001. 1,400,0001. and expressed his conviction The Marquis of Lansdown cordially that the additional duty ought not to concurred in what had fallen from the have the effect of raising the price of Noble Lord.
In answer to some observations by returns were ordered relative to the reLord Darnley. Lord Melville said, he venue and expenditure of Ceylon, the thought it advisable to imitate the best Mauritius, Malta, and the Cape of Good models of ship-building among foreign Hope. A motion for a returu of the expations, and also that we should have a pense of the lonian Islands to this councertain number of vessels fit to meet try was also agreed to; but one for an those of the American Government. The account of their revenue was negatived, marines exceeded in number those of on the ground that their revenue was not unformer peace establishments by from derihe controul of the British Governinent. 1600 to 2000. The crews of the guard. The Report on the Budget was then ships were employed in the pursuit of brought op, and the resolutions read. smugglers, but, ou emergency, could Lord Milton proposed an amendment on easily be recalled to their own ships. that relative to malt, for a reduction of
Earl Grey moved the second reading the duty. It was vegatived without a di. of the Bill for repealing the Act declar vision, and the original resolution was caring the belief in the doctrine of troll nied, on a division, by 126 to 75. substantiation and the invocation of sain's Mr. J. P. Grant moved amendments on to be idolatrous. The repeal would not, all the other resolutions respecting the he observed, admit Catholicks into either new taxes, to the effect of keeping the seHouse of Parliament, whilst the Act of veral duties at their present rates ; but he Supremacy was in force ; but after the did not divide the House on any of them ; concessions which had beeu already made, and they were consequently carried, and why should such an odious badge of in Bills ordered to be brought in pursuant tolerance be gratuitously maintained. to the resolutions.
The Bishop of Norwich spoke strongly The Allorney General moved that the in favour of the Bill, which he hoped House sbould go into a Committee on the would pave the way for the repeal of all Foreign Enlistment Bill.
li was opposed the disqualifications under which the Ca- by Colonel Davies, Sir J. Mackintosh, Mr. tholicks laboured.
Scarlell, and Mr. Brougham, and supported The Archbishop of Canterbury opposed by Mr. Robinson, Mr. Canning, wr. Ser. il, as removing the only effectual secu- jeant Copley, and Lord Castlereagh. The rity against the aumission of Catholicks mution was then carried without a divi. to seats in Parliament; for the oath of siou ; and an instruction 10 the Commitsupremacy bad formerly proved no bar lee nuoved by the Attorney General, for to their sitting
josesting, in addition to the first clause, The Earl of Liverpool took the same words repealivg Iwo Acts passed by the view of the question.
Irish Parliament respecting enlistinents Lords Grenville and Harrowby supported for foreign service, was also agreed to. the Bill, which was opposed by the Lord The House then went into the Commit. Chancellor and Lord Bathurst ; and on a tee, when the first clause was amended, as divisioo, the motion for the second reading just stated, and was agreed to without any was negatived by 161 10 82.
opposition, being for the repeal of exist
ing Acts. On the second clause a division In the Commons, the same day, peti. took place, when it was carried by 348 to tions were presented from the Common 174. The other clauses gave rise to a long Council of London, and from Westmin. discussion, but were ultimately carried, ster, Southwark, Rochester, Plymouth, with some verbal amendineuls. Ramsgate, Forfar, and other places, against the Foreign Enlisiment Bill.
June 11. Mr. Western moved an address to the The Chancellor of the Exehequer brought Prince Regent, praying bis Royal High. in a Bill for raising the sum of 12,000,0001. pess to direct that in future commissions by way of annuity ; and also a Bill for of gaol delivery should be held more fre- raising 240,0001. by lottery. quently.
Sir J. Yorke alluded to the important The motion was opposed by the Altor- improvements introduced in Ship-building ney General, who argued, that as the by Mr. Seppings, as slated by the ComCouris at Westinioster-hall were at pre mittee of Finance, and urged the propri. sent constituied, it would be impossible ety of conferrivg ou him some national for the Judges to go to the Circuits reward. more frequently. The Learned Gentle Sir I. Coffin and Mr. Croker panegyrized man recooimended that the County Ses the merits of Mr. Seppings, and stated that sions should be beld eight times a year, he had received a present of 10001. from by which the evil complained of would Government, and bad been appointed to be lessened. To set the question aside a lucrative situation in the naval service. for the present he moved the previous A motion by Mr. S. Bourne, for the question, which was carried.
third reading of the Poor Rates Bill, was On the mulivn of Mr. Hume, several carried, after a debaie, by 69 to 16.
balloon rose, but so slowly that part of We learn from the Paris papers, that the fireworks came in contact with the some disturbances look place on the Ist surrounding trees. However, by throw. inst, in the School of Law; it appears, ing out some ballast, Madame Blanchard that a Professor Bavoux, whilst animad. soon rose rapidly. The ascension was verting on the penal code, spoke so dis illuminated 'by Bengal lights; the aërorespecifully of the Bourbons, as to excite naute waved her flag, and the air rethe disapprobation of one party, while sounded with acclamations, On a sudden the greater number took part with the the balloon entered a slight cloud, which Professor--a tumult ensued, police of completely obscured the Bengal lights. ficers were called in to restore peace, but Madame Blanchard then set the match to they were of no effect. The result is, the the fireworks, in order that they might School has been for a time closed, and the produce the expected effect; when it was Professor is suspended and under prosecu perceived that some rockets took a pertion. The tone of parties, particularly the pendicular direction towards the balloon, democratic, is evidently very daring at Pa and set fire to the bottom of it. Immediris, and the Goverument appear anxiously ately a dreadful blaze struck terror into aware of it; for it is observed, that while the bearts of all the spectators, leaving the Ministers expend words in abundance them in but litile doubt as to the deploraagainst the "Royalist opposition, their ble fate of the unfortunate aëronaute. strength and acts are directed to keep It is impossible to describe the scene down the democratic party.
which Tivoli now presented. Cries of The Academy of Dijon has offered a lamentation burst from all sides ; numbers prize of 300 francs, for the best essay on of females fell into convulsions - consterthe means of putting an end to the sys nation was depicied in every face! tem of duelling.
Some gens d'armes rode at full gallop During a thunder storm a few days towards the part where it was supposed since at Cleron (Doubs), 120 sheep were the fall might take place; and in about struck dead by the lightning.
a quarter of an hour afterwards they reThe Feuille de Riom announces,
turned to Tivoli, with the lifeless body of peasant residing in the environs of that Madame Blanchard. She fell in Rue de town, who has reached his 80th year, bas, Provence, at the corner of Rue Chaussat; on account of the appearance of the co she was in her car, enveloped in the nelinet, predicted the end of the world for work which had attached it to the ballooni. the 4th of August; the Heaven will then We need not add, that by desire of the be wrapt in fire, and there will be an public all the amusements ceased. A earthquake. Other Prophets of the same subscription was simultaneously comkind postpone the event to the 223 of menced in favour of the family of MaAugust; but the people, very tranquil dame Blanchard. This unfortunate lady about the end of the world, think only of was about 45 years of age. the new rin de la comple, which the viu. Paris Papers of the 8th contain the tage of this year promises to bestow. following new details respecting the above
SUPERSTITION.A case of horrible su. mentioned unfortunate event. It appears perstition is related in the last French now certain, that the fire in Madame papers : some persons opeved a tomb in Blanchard's balloou arose from negligence the deparıinent of the Aine, cut off the iu leaving open the valve, which allowed head of a person just buried, and boiled the gas to escape, and communicate with it for more than an hour in a pot; in the the net for the fireworks. The unfortu. hope that, after this operation, the head nate aëronaute fell on the roof of a house would point out to them the lucky num (No. 16), in the strett Provence. The bers in the Lottery !
roof was broken to the extent of four or MELANCHOLY Fate of Madame Blan. five feet in circumference. The juba. CILARD, THE CELEBRATED AERONAUTE. bitants of the house say they heard dread.
Paris, July 6.-The extraordiuary fête ful cries. Madame Blanchard fell after. which had been for some tine announced wards from the roof into the street; and to take place this evening at Tivoli, has this last fall was that which appears to been signalized by a shocking catastrophe. have caused her death. At the moment Among the numerous spectacles which they raised her up she uttered some sighs. bad been announced to the public, was A tatter of the balloon was still attacbed the ascension of Marlame Blanchard in a to the car. The unfortunate lady was Tuminous balloon furnished with fireworks. conveyed with all speed in a chair 10
Accordingly, at hall-past ten, ibis in- Tivoli, where some physicians endeatrepid aeronaute, clothed in white, with voured, but in vain, to restore her 10 ania hat and plumes of the same colour, maljon. She had received wo injury from mounted her car. At a given signal the the Aames, and her clothes were una
who is par
touched. Her hat and one of her sboes several of the German and Italian Prince s, were found upon the house. The different and one of the Archdukes paid her reports agree in sayiog that Madame
visit lately. Blanchard, commonly so courageous, was “ Lord Byron still continues to reside at agitated by sinister presentiments. At Venice. Few persons, whether Venetiaus the moment of her ascent she said to a or his own countrymen, are suffered to person near her—“I know not why, but enter his house. His usual plan of see. I am not tranquil to-day.” The body of ing company is in his box at the opera, to this unfortunate lady was carried yester which he resorts every evening. - Ite day from Tivoli to her house. They have passes his time in great indolence, exfuund among her papers a will, by which cept as to riding. He rises very late, she has left her property, amounting to breakfasts, rides till dusk, dines, goes to 50,000 francs, to the daughter of one of the opera, returns home, and goes to bed. her friends, aged about eight years. She This plan is seldom broken in upon, but had herself no children. The collection when interrupled by a favoured visitor-made for her heirs will wow erect a monu
such as the bookseller ment.--Her remains have been interred ticularly honoured ; and deservedly so, in the Cemetery of Father La Chaise ; she for he is a man of letters. He is an exbeing of the Protestant religion,
cellent scholar, well acquainted with moNETHERLANDS.
dern languages, and particularly with EnSeveral persons have been killed in the glish literature, As usual, his Lordship Netherlands, during the recent thunder is much reserved to the world; when storms; and an article from Brussels, otherwise, to a favoured friend, he is pergiving an account of a hurricane at Ant haps too communicative, that is, of his werp, during which the waters of the
private affairs and private feelings. He Scheldt rose to a great height, states the scems not to regret the severity of his stormy weather to have been announced poetical attacks, He hardly knows when by the appearance of marine animals of he writes ; and when be does, it is offlarge size, in that river.
hand. The original copy goes to the A Belgian Journal says, that we may press, and sometimes without any eraexpect, in the year 1835, the very Comet
At this moment he has no malinwhich appeared in the year of the nativity script of his last poem Mazeppa. lle of our Saviour.
sent the only one to England." ITALY.
According to letters from Naples of the Extract of a private letter from Flo 4th, accounts had been received there by rence, dated June 20, 1819.-" The Prin telegraplı of a terrible eruption of Ætna, cess of Wales has grown extremely large which began on the 1st of June.
Cataand corpulent. She has recovered froin nia, built at the foot of the inountain, was the shock of her incomparable daughter's in the greatest danger. Vesuvius has death; but it affected her powerfully at also thrown out a strong eruption, in the time. Aparı from political considera which the lava directed itself towards tions, the circumstances under wbich she Pompeii. Violent shocks of an earthreceived the news were enough to produce quake have been felt at Viterbo. the most painful effect on her feelings.
GERMANY. • “On the arrival of the courier, there Another dreadful attempt at assassina. was no confidential person near her who tion took place on the ed ult. at Schwal. understood the English language ; and, bach, in the Duchy of Nassau; and by in the hope of finding very different in another German Student.
A young man, formation, she herself opened the letter named Lebning, son of a physician at lela which conveyed the fatal intelligence. stein, in the same duchy, and a Student She fainted, and was ill for a length of at Heidelberg, took it into his head that time afterward. At present she resides he should be rendering a particular serat Pesaro, a small town not far from vice to his country by ridding it of M. Ancona. Her suite and establishment Ibel, President of the Regency of Wisbad are not on the greatest scale. Young (who enjoys the confidence of the Duke), Austin, the boy whom the Princess and deterınined to assassinate hiin.
For adopted, is grown a fine handsome young this purpose, he went to him at Schwalmap. The Princess has now taken a bach, and attempted to stab him with a fancy to another child, the son of a pea. dagger; which, however, only cut througli sant, of whom she is said to be equally the clothes of M. Ibel, but did not wound fond. He goes with her every where, him. The latter, being a powerful man, Her chief amusement is the opera, which soon disarmed the assassin, and prevented she alınost entirely supports.
him from using two loaded pistols which “The residence of the Princess is not he had in his pockets. The assassin was far from the sea, but there is no view of it, instantly interrogated, and cominilied to owing to a hill or small mountain which prison. rises between. She has been visited by The papers of Stutgardt are filled with
his 34th year.
frightful pictures of the progress of pau pension of specie payments has taken perism and depopulation throughout the place at several Banks, arid there is a gekingdom of Wurtemberg. The proceed neral cry for “a liberal issue of paper." ings of the approaching Diet are looked The taxes are with great dificulty wruog forward to with the greatest anxiety. both from agricultural and trading per
The Emperor of Austria has ordered a sons; and even the engine of the law has superb service of porcelain for the Duke of been found inefficient. Many have deWellingtou. The subjects of the paint manded an early meeting of Congress, to ings are to be the Duke's principal vic obtain an act which shall stay the lawtories.
proceedings for the recovery of debts. The Princess Maria Josephine of Sax. The following is an extract of a private ony, to whom the King of Spain is to be letter from New Jersey : "We have now married, will not be 16 till the 6th of Oc. sad times among us, owing to the stagnatober next. Ferdinand the Beloved is in tion of commerce; but the evil is felt
chiefly by our merchants.
In the counThe want of rain throughout Saxovv is try there is abundance of food for mau so great, that the farmers are compelled' and beast, health and plenty, few taxes, to tudder their cattle on straw.
room for thousands, a feriile country re. SWEDEN AND DENMARK. quiring labour and skill to any extent, Sweden and Denmark, we are told, are and calculated to supply the wants of all at length reconciled, under the mediation the labouring poor of Europe, could we but of England: the Norwegian debis due to transfer thein here." Denmark are to be defrayed by instal An order.was recently issued by an ments. The King and his son volunta. ainerican Colonel, in Florida, 10 shoot rily give, for ten years, the Civil List re deserters, without trial or hearing; and venue assigned them by the States of Nor one man was shot in obedience to the way towards paying the debt.
order! The military appear to care little RUSSIA.
for the laws in that country. Extract of a Letter from Riga, June 14: There is a steam-boat in America of
Ap event, not unparalleled indeed, 2,200 tons burden. The engine is of but very rare, hạs lately occurred here. 1000 horse power. It is called The Fulton During a strung north-west wind, an im. tke First. mense quantiy of young caterpillars fell The Americans have applied the power upon the great meadows on the South of steam 10 supersede that of horses in side of the Duna, and devoured the grass, propelling stage-coaches. In the State of with the roots, upon a very extensive Kentucky, a stage.coach is now established, tract. As soon as this was perceived, the with a steam-engine, which trayels at the people employed all the means they could rate of iwelve miles an hour; it can be think of, to destroy them: they dug stopped instantly, and set again in moditches, swept the insects together in heaps, tion wiib iis former velocity; and is so and crushed thein, &c. but without much constructed, ibat the passengers sit within dimwishing their nuinhers. On the fourth iwo feet of the ground. The velocity deday they crept into the earth, and changed pends on the size of the wheels. inito chrysallisses; so that we have the A letter dated the 17th ult. at Aux Cayes, bad prospect of seeing them return as states---“We are all on tbe qui vive here, butterflies, and propagale their species 011 account of an atrocious massacre that
occurred the vight before last, about two TURKEY.
leagles from town. Six persons left in a The Porte, alter three years negocia barge for Alquisso, a little town to wind. tion, bras acknowledged Great Britain So ward, were assailed during the night vereign Protectress of the Topian Islands. by five armed men in a small open boat.
Accounts from Corfu inform us, that The ineu were literally cut to pieces by the unfortunate town of Parga had been these ruffians; two women escaped. Their delivered up to the Turks; or, in effect, object was, 600 dollars in specie, which to Ali Pacha, who had taken possession of were on board the barge, No discovery il. “ The inhabitants,” it is added, “to has yet taken place.” the number of between two and three A disagreeable affair took place early Thousand, have quilled, with tears in their in March at St. Luis de la Panta, the eyes, ibeir native soil; and they are now place of depôt for Spanish Royalist priwaudering in that and the neighbouring soners of war. A considerable party of Isles in search of a home."
them alteinpted a rising, and had nearly AMERICA.
succeeded in murdering the Goveroor. American Papers to the 10th of June, Sevenly of ihem were executed for this repeal avd confirm the commercial dis offence; among whoin was General Orusers tell throughout the Vuion, and even donnez, taken prisoner at the battle of tbroogh every class of society. The sus Maipo.