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4 N 7 ANTED, a HOUSE, in or near Huddersfield, Rent about 50.-Letters, post paid, to be ad- [addressed] dressed G., Chronicle Office, Huddersfield. N ANTED, for a Shipping-house, A YOUNG MAN, from 18 to 20, to assist in the Making-up . Department. None need apply but those whose character v-ill bear the strictest investigation.-Address, Z. Y., Post- [Positive] O3ice, [Voice] Huddersfield. TO LICENSED VICTUALLERS. HE Privilege of the SALE of REFRESH- [REFRESHMENTS] MENTS [MEETS] in the CrickET [Cricket] GrounD, [Ground] on Thursday the 29 1 August next, and two following days, as Gala Days, will be LET by TICKET, by the Huddersfield Horticul- [Hotel- Horticultural] tural [trial] and Floral Society. All Tickets to be addressed to the Secretary, Mr. JoHn [John] Hatcu, [Hat] South-street, Huddersfield, on or before Saturday, the Ist [Its] of June, 1850. SHIPMENTS TO THE UNITED STATES. YTOTICE [NOTICE] IS HEREBY GIVEN, that Mr. N WILtiAM [William] Haicn, [Chain] of Huddersfield, Solicitor, was, on the 5th of August, 1844, duly appointed CONSULAR AGENT for the United States of America, at Huddersfield aforesaid, and that he is authorized [authorised] to verify Invoices, Powers of Attorney, and other Documents, to be used in tue said States. Dated this 7th day of Mer [Mr] 1850. . T DAVY. Consulate of the U. S. A., Leeds. 0] SHAWL FANCY DRESS MANUFACTURERS. GENTLEMAN who combines a strict know- [knowledge] ledge of Fancy Manufacturing, with designing, and sho so] has had the entire management of the largest manu- [man- manufactory] factory in Yorkshire for many years, is open to an engage- [engagement] inent. [intent] The advertiser obtained the Government Shawl Prize in 1838, at the Government School of Design, together with a Certificate of General Competency, in Ornamental Art, signed by the Council and the late Lord Sydenham. N.B.-DEsiens [N.B.-Designs] for Shawls, Table Covers, Dresses, &c., executed and applied to any species of manufacture. Address E. B. C. care of Mr. Robinson, Printer, Spring- [SpringRAMSDEN] RAMSDEN-STREET, [STREET] HUDDERSFIELD. R. TURNER begs to informs the Inhabitants LOCKWOOD BREWERY ALE PORTER, IN CASKS SUITABLE FOR FAMILLES. [FAMILIES] Perter, from 6 to 18 gallons, and upwards, at 1s, 2d. and ds. 6d. per gallon. xtreet, [street] Huddersfield. ZETLAND HOTEL, N of Huddersfield and its vicinity, that he has con- [constantly] stantly [Stanley] on hand a regular supply of the celebrated Ale, from 6 to 18 gallons and upwards, at 1s., 1s. 2d., and 3s. Gd. per gallon. THE ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH COMPANY. rp He Company is now prepared to supply the BETTING AT TATTERSALLS' [TATTERSALL] (up to 5.30 p. m.) ard [ad] NEWMARKET, together with the principal events 7 the Racing Season, on the following terms - 'ten Guineas per annum, if delivered to the Subscriber at the Company's Offices. rtcen [recent] Guineas per annum, when delivered within one and a proportionate additional charge for any greater stance, Thirteen Guineas per annum, when delivered at any of tl.e Railway Stations, for despatch to the neighbouring towns, exclusive of the carriage, which must be paid by ths [the] receiver. The Subscriptions are to be paid in advance. Whilst every care will be taken to ensure correctness and despatch, the Company will not be responsible for vraissions, [transmission] errors, or delays. By order, JOHN POPE COX, SUPERINTENDENT. oe Exchange Arcade, Manchester. CHEAP TRIPS DURING THE PRESENT MONTH. O LONDON.-EPSOM RACES.-To leave Normanton on TUESDAY, 28th May, at 930 a.m., and L-ndon, [L-don] iu returning, on the TuEsDay [Tuesday] following, June 4th, ai 6 Fares from Leeds ......... Ist [Its] class 33s., 2nd class 21s. Yares [Years] from Normanton... -,, 33 20s. The great 'Derby Race takes place on the 29th, [the] and he Oaks on the 31st [st] May. TO YORK AND BACK IN ONE DAY, Ou WHIT-TUESDAY, MAY 21. To leave Normanton Station at 7 30 am., returning frora [fora] York the same evening at 6 45 p.m. Fares...3s., 2s, 6d., and 1s. 10d., there and back. TO HULL AND BURLINGTON, On MONDAY, 27th MAY. leave Normanton Station at 930 a.m.,-the Hull passengers to return the same day or the following day at 6 59) p.m.,-the Burlington passengers to return on the Wednesday afternoon at Three Fares to Hull and back........... 4s, 6d., 3s. 6d., 2s. 6d. Fares to Burlington and back...6s. Od., 5s. Od., 4s. Od. Trains from all parts reach Normanton in time for the above Trips. N.B.-The WAKEFIELD Brass BAND will accompany the two last Trips. For further particulars see hand bills, or apply by letter, post-paid, to Mr. JOHN CUTTLE, Accountant, Wakefield. HIUDDERSFIELD [HUDDERSFIELD] IMPROVEMENT. TENDERS WANTED. YOTICE [NOTICE] IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the AN Huddersfield Improvement Commissioners are ready to receive TENDERS for the execution, under Two Con- [Contracts] tracts, of the under-mentioned Works, in the West End and Middle Part of a certain intended street, in the town ot Huddersfield, to be called Fitzwilliam-street ;-the No. 2 Contract being 377 yards, and No. 3 Contract 255 yards in length, viz. The formation of the street to the level fixed The sewering [swearing] of the same ; The draining of the same, both for the intended houses and the street grids and The pitching and ballasting of the same, according to certxin [certain] plans, sections, and specifications, now lying for inspection, at the Offices of the said Commissioners, No. 1, South Parade, Huddersfield. The said Tenders to be sent in separately, under seal, to the Boarp [Board] of Works, SourH [South] Parape, [Parade] Huddersfield, en- [endorsed] dorsed, [Dorset] respectively, Tender for Fitzwilliam-street, Con- [Contract] tract, No, and Tender for Fitzwilliam-street, Con- [Contract] tract, No. 3; on or before four o'clock, on Monpbay, [Monday] the 27th day of May, 1850. The Contractor must be prepared with, and name in his Tender, two responsible sureties, who will be required to give bond for the due execution of the works for which the 'Tender is made. Printed copies of the specifications, and blank forms of Tender, may be had, on application at the said Commis- [Comms- Commissioners] sioners [sinners] Offices, as above; and the Commissioners will nut recognise any Tender in any other form. Dated this 10th day of May, 1850. T. W. CLOUGH, Clerk to the said Commissioners. GEORGE LANCASHIRE CO., PAPER ACCOUNT BOOK MANUFACTURERS, Statioxeny, [Station] CANVAS, AND RoLitnc [Relating] Boarp [Board] WAREHOUSE, 47, NEW-STREET, HUDDERSFIELD. CCOUNT [COUNTY] BOOKS, consisting of Ledgers, Day, Cash, Stock, Order, Invoice, and Memorandum Books of every description, or any pattern made to order. Paper-Post Folio, 4to., [to] or 8vo., [vi] Medium, Foolscap, or Pot. Brief, Copying, and Blotting Papers. White or Coloured Paper for Casing, used by Merchants, &e; Brown Paper, glazed or unglazed. Jaequard [Jacquard] Cards, Engine Joint Boards diciling [deciding] Boards of all sizes. Canvas for Packing, various widths Sugar, Cap, Fruit, Tea, and Tobacco Papers, for Grocers, Tea Papers Printed, .and Paper Bags made to order. Embossed, Tissue, and Cap Papers. Ezvelopes, [Envelopes] Sealing Wax, and Wafers. Steel or Quill Pens Lead Pencils. Back, Copying, and Red Ink India Rubber. Direction Cards, large and small. Metallic Memorandum Books No. and Yard Tickets, 23,6 Aceyts [Acts] for the IMPERTaL [Imperial] Fire ann Life Orrice [Price] and the British GUARANTEE ASSOCIATION. Depét [Depot] for MILNER SON'S PATENT FIRE-PROOF SAFES and BOXES. THE HUDDERSFIELD CHRONICLE, SATURDAY, MAY 11, 1850. OTWITHSTANDING [NOTWITHSTANDING] the insinuations thrown out by txterested [interested] parties to the contrary, A. COOPER, Assures the public that he keeps a Working JEWELLER, as heretofore, upon the Premises. , Magna est veritas [veritable] et prevalebit. [prevalent] Me JOSEPH BROOK has much pleasure in inviting his Friends to View the exquisite Drawing of WINDSOR CASTLE IN THE PRESENT TIM Which he has been permitted to exhibit in HUDDERSFIELD, a On View at the GEorGE [George] HOTEL, in this town, from 11 till 5, THIS DAY (Saturday). ALBION BENEFIT BUILDING SOCIETY, ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO ACT OF PARLIAMENT, 6and7 [and] Wm. IV., Cap. 82. ENTRANCE MONEY for a SHARE of 100...2s, W...2s] Od. MONTHLY CONTRIBUTIONS for ditto 4d. HE FIFTH MONTHLY MEETING of this Society will be held at the House of Mr. Spurr, ALBION HOTEL, Huddersfield, on MonpDay, [Monday] May 20th, [the] 1850, (and every third Menday [Monday] in the Month afterwards,) at Half-past Seven o'Clock in the Evening, for the purpose af enrolling new Members, and receiving the Fifth Contri- [Country- Contribution] ution. [union] Shares to the amount of THIRTY-TWO THOUSAND POUNDS are already subscribed for. The Rules, duly enrolled, may be seen at the Albion Hotel, or at Mr. RK. Brook's, Printer, Buxton Road. A few SHARES will be SOLD, and the Money promptly advanced on Freehold, Leasehold, or approved Tenant- [Tenant right] Right Security. ESTABLISHED 181. ROEBUCK BROTHERS, CABINET MAKERS, UPHOLSTERERS, AND DEALERS IN BRITISH PLATE GLASS, 14, NEW STREET, HUDDERSFIELD, EG to announce that their facilities for Busi- [Bus- Business] ness are such as to ensure punctuality and satisfaction. GILDED WINDOW CORNICES and CHIMNEY GLASSES Manufactured in an endless variety of Designs, and a rich and varied ASSORTMENT OF CABINET GOODS, suitable for Drawing, Dining, and Bed Roouis, [Rouse] constantly kept in Stock. SILVERED PLATE GLASS of the finest quality and clearness supplied to any di- [dimensions] mensions. [mansions] SILK and WORSTED DAMASKS, TABERETTES, [TABLETS] and CHINTZES, and UPHOLSTERY in all its depart- [departments] ments. [rents] A constant supply of DANTZIC [DYNASTIC] and LINCOLNSHIRE FEATHERS, warranted perfectly sweet aud [and] satisfactory. GUTTA PERCHA PICTURE FRAMES, In every Design, made by the Gutta Percha Company. OxsseRVE-IrOUR [Excessive-Our] DOORS OF THE IMPERIAL IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT. NEW CORN, GENERAL PROVISION, AND BAKING ESTABLISHMENT, Nos. 3 and 4, Manchester-street, Huddersfield. IMS [IS] and MILNES respectfully inform the inhabitants of this town and neighbour- [neighbourhood] hood, that they OPENED THE ABOVE PRE- [PER- PREMISES] MISES on Saturpay, [Saturday] April 27th, [the] with a STOCK of PROVISIONS, which, from their knowledge of the best and cheapest markets, they have been enabled to select with the greatest economy. QuaLity [Quality] has been their first aim with réspect [respect] to the pur- [our- purchases] chases they have made, and by READY MONEY they have accomplished their second consideration-LOW PRICE so that with these two essential qualities combined, they pre- [presume] sume [sum] upon receiving a share of that patronage which the discerning and unbiassed [unbiased] publie [public] of the town of Hudders- [Udders- Huddersfield] field-they [they] have double reason to believe-confer upon endeavours to promote the public good. They would especially call attention to their Bakehouse. Being in immediute [immediate] connection with the premises, they will be possessed of every convenience with regard to this de- [department] partment.-New [department.-New .-New] Bread, Biscuits, and Tea Cakes will be constantly on hand, and orders for both Private and Public Parties will be pinctually [punctually] and expeditiously exccuted. [executed] SIMS MILNES, Proprietors. April 25th, [the] 1850. REGULAR LINE OF PACKETS FROM LIVERPOOL TO AUSTRALIA x following Surps [Soups] have already Sailed, aay [say] VIZ. - LORD ASHBURTON, for ADELAME [ADELAIDE] and PoRT [Port] PHILIP, 27th January, 1850. AVONDALE, for Sypvey, [Spivey] Direct, 24th February, 1850. LUCY, for ADELAIDE and Port PaILiP, [Philip] 25th March, 1850. ARGYLE, for Port PHiuir [Hour] and SYPNEY, [SYDNEY] 27th April, 1850. The succeeding Packet will be THE SPLENDID NEW FRIGATE-BUILT SHIP SIR EDMUND HEAD, THOMAS FERAN, [FERN] COMMANDER; FOR ADELAIDE AND PORT PHILIP; Now Loading in the Salthouse Dock, LIVERPOOL. For further information, apply to JAMES M. WaALSHAW, [Welsh] 9, Tower Chambers or to E. G. LISTER, HupDERSFIELD. [Huddersfield] MORISON'S WRITING INKS ORISON'S OFFICE INK is well adapted for either Quill or Stcel [Steel] Pens, is of great strength, and has been used by Merchants, Bankers, and Professional Gentlemen for near half a century. . MORISON'S COPYING INK may be used where two kinds of ink are objectionable, answering all the purposes of an Office Ink, it gives offa [of] perfect copy, both the original and copy remaining a permanent black, MORISON'S RED INK is a brilliant colour, and well suited for Writing and Ruling purposes. MORISON'S PERMANENT BLUE AND BLUE. BLACK will be found equal to any in use. To be had of all Booksellers and Stationers, Manufactory, 31, Duke Street, Liverpool. On Sale at Mr. J. BRook's, [Brook's] Stamp Office, Westgate THE CHRONICLE, MAY 11, 1850. a oo THE GOVERNMENT AND THE FACTORY ACTS Stncz [Stance] we last wrofe [wrote] on this subject affairs in reference to the Factory Aets [Sets] have taken a new turn, the Government having appeared on the scene with a proposal, in the hope of promoting a permanent and satisfactory settlement of the ques- [question] tion [ion] a settlement which, while it will secure sub- [substantially] stantially [Stanley] tv the workpeople of mills and factories the benefits and wholesome restrictions of the Ten Hours Act, will render the law less irksome and unpalatable in operation to the employers; and which will therefore secure the harmonious co-ope- [operation] ration of both parties to carry its provisions into full effect. The occasion of the interference of the Govern- [Government] ment [men] in the matter has arisen thus, There could not be a moment's doubt as to the intention of the Legislature, that the labour of young persons and wonien [women] in factories should be testricted [restricted] to 58 hours per week , ten hours per day for the first five working days of the week, and eight hours on Saturdays and also; that thése [these] periods of labour should be continuous, (meal times only excepted,) and not by shifts or relays. Of these intentions there could be no déubt [doubt] nor could any be enter- [entertained] tained [gained] that it was also intended that add the young persons and women employed in a mill should com- [commence] mence [fence] work at the same time in the morning, and give up at the samedime [sometimes] in the evening. But un- [unfortunately] fortunately for these intentions, the Act set apart the time from half-past five e'clock in the morning till half-past eight in the evening as the period persons and women in his employ for ten heurs. [hours] Some of the millowners, [milliners] taking advantage of this circumstance, and of the looseness of expression in some of the sections of the Act, worked their mills by shifts of hands, and thus actually caused the young persons and women in their employ to dance attendance on the mill for che whole of the Jifteen [Often] hours, although they were actually'at work no longer than ten hours in any one day. Conflict ing decisions, as to the legality or otherwise of this practice, were given by different benches of magis- [magic- magistrates] trates [rates] some holding with the AfrorneY [Attorney] and that the practice was unlaw- [unlawful- unlawful] ful, [full] and others that it was not any infringement of the Act. At length a ease was taken into one of the superior courts for the decision of the Judges ; and the Judges, while they admitted that there could be no doubt as to the intention of the Legis- [Legs- Legislature] lature, [nature] yet as that intention was not expressly carried out in words-as the Act did not in express terms prohibit the practice of shifts, they could net travel out of the Act, and couid [could] not pronounce the practice to be illegal. It was under these circumstances that the Par- [Parliament] liament [Parliament] was again called on to interfere. The operatives demanded, and in our opinion rightfully demanded, that the Legislature should do what they had failed to do before-give effect to its well- [Wilkinson] known, undeniable intentions, And hence the in- [introduction] troduction [production] of Lord ASHLEY's Bill, to declare what those intentions were. The object of that bill was, as will at once be seen, to put an end to the shift or relay system to render it illegal to resort to it. And if this could have been done without disturb- [disturbing] ing any of the enactments of the Factories Acts- [Acts without] without interfering with any of the formerly- [formerly settled] settled points-ne doubt but a large majority of Parliament would have veted [vested] for it, on the ground that parliamentary faith must be kept. But it was found that this could not be done. There was the settled point that a mill might be opened for young persons and women at half- [half past] past five in the morning, and not closed against those classes of workers before half-past eight in the evening and it was found that with this arrange- [arrangement] ment [men] as to time remaining as it was, the shift sys- [says- system] tem [te] could not be prevented. Under these circum- [circus- circumstances] stances Lord AsHLEY, [Ashley] with the full approval of the operatives and their delegates, introduced a clause into his new Bill which would have altered the times of the mills opening and closing, as formerly settled. And this entirely changed the aspect of affairs. Many that would have felt bound to vote for a mere declaratory Act, on the principle before laid down, felt now set at liberty. They said this is not now an attempt to DECLARE what was the meaning of a former Act, but an at- [attempt] tempt to.amend an Act, and if the Act is to be amended -if the question is to be thus opened, why, while we may not agree with your amend- [amendments] ments, [rents] we may have amendments of our own to propose and support. At this juncture the government stepped in with a proposal, in the hope to satisfy both parties-the employers and employed. That proposal is, that mills shall not open for young persons and women before six o'clock in the morning, nor continue open after six o'clock in the evening; and that during that period one hour and a half shall be allowed for meals. This will make the period actually worked ten and a half hours and this arrange- [arranged] is to be for the first five working days of the week. On Saturday the millis [mills] to be open at the same hour in the morning, six, but to close at two ix the afternoon; the working hours of the week being thus 60 instead of 58, as formerly fixed. Regarding this proposal, Lord has addressed the following letter to the factory ope- [operatives] ratives, [natives] which is well worthy of their most serious and dispassionate attention - GENTLEMEN,-It has become my duty to State to you, without further delay, the course that I would advise you to pursue in the present position of the Factory Bill in the House of Commons. eo . I am bound to act as your friend, and not as your dele- [dale- delegate] gate and I counsel you, therefore, to accept forthwith the propositions made by Her Majesty's Government as the only means of solving the difficulties in which we are now placed. a I wish most heartily for your sakes that they contained an unqualified limitation to 10 hours daily but I am in- [induced] duced, [duce] nevertheless, for the following reasons, to give you that counsel . 1, The dispute is now limited to a struggle about two hours in the week-whether the aggregate toil shall be 58 or 60 hours the Government plan requiring the two addi- [add- additional] tional [national] hours, but giving an equivalent in exchange 2. The plan imposes a most important and beneficial limitation of the range over which the work may be taken, reducing it from 15 to 12 hours in the day, thereby pre- [preventing] venting all possibility of shifts, relays, and other evasions- [evasionsaresult] aresult [result] which cannot be attained by any other form of enactment. This has always been my strong conviction, and I carried the question by the separate divisions in 1844, 8. It secures to the working people, for recreation and domestic duty, the whole of every evening after 6 o'clock. 4. It provides for a later of work by half an hour in the morning, . . 5, It insures additional leisure timé [time] on every Saturday, 6; Because this arrangement would secure, I believe, the co-operation of the employers-a matter of no slight im- [in- importance] portance [importance] in the good working of any measure and essential to the harmony and good feeling we all desire to see inthe [another] vast districts of our manufacttires, [manufacturers] . . But there are other reasons, drawn from the embarrass- [embarrassments] ments [rents] of our present position. I have already describéd [described] to you in a former letter the nesessity [necessary] I have been under (after making many essays and taking many learned opinions) of introducing a clause to prohibit relays, which contains new matter snd [and] imposes fresh restrictions. This unavoidable step on my part sets at liberty many members who considered themselves engaged to maintain the honour of Parliament, and thus endangers the success of the.mea- [the.me] gure [sure] ultimately, and certainly the progress of it in the within which the employer could work the young present session. lis [is] reas, [read] even were the bill unopposed, 1 would be diffreult [difficult] under the heavy pressure of public busi-; [bus] ness; but opposed as it would be, postponement would be inevitable. Now, I greatly fear delay; I refrain from - stating my reasons; but I tepeat, [repeat] 1 greatly fear'delay, as likely to be productive of infinite mischiet, [mischief] and which may possibly completely alter your relative and active position. I have tried to discover the bright side of postponement but I cannot perceive any advantage in it whatsoever. You will stand no better in the next session than you do in this; you may possibly stand worse. The two hotrs [hours] art, I know, your unquestionable right ; but, on the other hand, the range of 15 hours is the mques- [ques- questionable] tionable [unable] right of the employers the exchange they offer is fair, and the gain is on your side. In giving this counsel, I know that I shall be exposed to sad misrepreséntations; [misrepresentations] but it is my duty not to do that which will secure applause to myself, but that which will. secury [secure] protection to your families and children. I should be overjoyed to obtain for you thé [the] full concession of the two hours in the week, but such an issue seems to my mind next to impossible and in the protracted struggle to reach the 10, you incur the hazard of being brought to 11 'hours. Postponement must follow conflict; division among the operatives will follow postponement; and when once you are a divided body your cause will be irretrievably lost. Té will be necessary to insert the word children into the tlause [clause] introduced by Sir George Gréy, [Grey] in order that the youngest workers may be sure to enjoy the benefit of the close of the daily labour at 6 o'etock. [o'stock] With this view I shall accept the amendment preposed by the Minister, in the humble but assured hope that the issue will be blessed to the moral and soeial [social] amelioration of your great community. i am, Gentlemen, Your faithful friend and servant, May 7. ASHLEY. The Shett [Sheet] Time Committees of Lancashire and Yorkshire. In connection with Lord AsHLEy's [Ashley's] letter, we would bid the factory operatives to remember the fable of thé [the] dog and the shadow. He had the bone but, not being content, he grasped at the shadow, and lost both In the scheme proposed, the operatives have, substantially, the Ten Hours' Bill they have the utter annihilation of the repre- [prepare- reprehensible] hensible [sensible] and most irritating shift system; they have the mill closed (as far as young persons and women are concerned) at such a period of the evening as will admit of time for school, for me- [mechanics] chanics' [Mechanics] institutes, for domestic teachings and, during the summer months, for a quiet stroll through the green lanes and country walks, to breathe the fresh breezes of heaven, admire the floral and ceral [Cereal] beauties of the earth, and join in a heart-felt chorus of thanksgiving with the warbling choristers of the woods and air. In addition to this, there is the half-day holiday for the last day of the week and which, to the young female generation will be an inestimable boon. What opportunity of teaching domestic duties and cares such an arrangement will present, compared with one that would keep young persons in the mill to a later period of that day. Thousands, in the first case, will have to take their share of cleaning-up at home,-will be enabled to learn to fetile, [fertile, fertile] who would otherwise have no such opportunity and many will be enabled to engage in the kneading and baking of bread, who would otherwise know nothing of those processes. We say that in this proposal of Government the operatives have the substance-THE BONE; let them not lose it by grasping after the shadow. By rejecting the pre- [present] sent proposed mutual settlement they will let loose the whole question and the great probability that the next proposal for its settlement would not be nearly so advantageous for them. We strongly advise them, therefore, to adopt and act on the sound advice so honestly and so faithfully given to them by Lord Asutey. [Aster] Since the preceding was in type, we learn that Lord Joun [John] Manners, who is associated with Lord ASHLEY in the conduct of the Bill in the Commons, has expressed his partial dissatisfaction with the course pursued by his colleague. On Thursday evening the following occurred in the House of Commons - .. Lord J. MANNERS thought it would be fer the conve- [cone- convenience] nience [science] of thé [the] House that he should state the course which he.intended to pursue with reference to this measure. He did not propose to make any statement on the present posi- [post- position] tion [ion] of the bill, but he agreed with his noble friend who had hitherto taken charge of the measure, and who had announced his intentions publicly, though not as yet to that Horse, that the framework of the proposition brought forward by Her Majesty's Ministers was more likely to produce a beneficial result than the framework of the measure which he and his noble friend had introduced. Thus far he agreed with his noble friend, and he was repared [prepared] to accept, with him, the machinery by which er Majesty's Government proposed to carry out the object they had in view. But beyond that his concurrence with his noble friend did not go, and therefore, on the bringing up of the report, he would move that half-past five be substituted for 'six o'clock in the evenine-an [evening-an] alteration which, in point of fact, would make the propo- [prop- proposal] sal of the Government an effective Ten Hours Bill. (Hear hear). He would say no more than that he conceived the honour of that House and the rights of the people were in passing an effective Ten Hours Bill. (Hear, . Well, to this course we can have no objection. The Bill will have passed through Committee, and the proposal of Sir Gsorez [Sores] Grey will have been agreed to, before the report is brought up and then will come the test whether the day's-labour of young persons and women shall be ten or ten-and- [and] a-half [half] hours. If Lord Jonny Manners succeed, no doubt an effective Ten Hours' Bill will be the result. If he should not succeed, the Government proposal still stands, and the hateful shift system is as effectually stopped. Let the measure, therefore, go as it may, the parties included within the ope- [operation] ration of the Factories Acts will know to a certainty when the mill 1 can open and when it must close, as far as they are concerned. They will no longer be liable to be shifted on and off to their work; until fifteen hours of the twenty-four are consumed. Remember that the difference now is but two hours out of six days not two hours out of twenty- [twenty] four hotirs. [hotties] It is fifty-eight against sixty for a week, THE FATE OF UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE IN FRANCE. Tere [Tree] is now before the French Assembly a pro- [project] ject [jet] of law which, if carried, must be matter of deep humiliation to the extremé [extreme] democracy of that. 197, has a measure been presented to the Nos, Assembly by the Ministers of the the concurrence of the Presipexr, [Prospect] limiting - suffrage of the people of that country in a ee sential [essential] particular. From the Times, of yesterday, we following summary of the extent to whic [which] - réstrictions [restrictions] are proposed to be carrie [Carrie] - The first and most important conlition [condition] residence in the same commune for not . years-a period which seems to have been it coincides with the duration of the Legislature something strange in the proposed enact change of residence is to disfranchise an whatever other qualifications a citizen may y,, chances to remove within that period from ... another, he leaves his vote behind him. Burt th, considerations connected with this measnre [measure] mated more by its effects than by its princi [Prince] serves the suffrage of the settled the whole wandering population it disiran [desiring] class of domestic servants and workmen, in have lived three years in one place, which is considerable test of good conduct and capaciz- [capacity- capacizchises] chises [chisels] all beggars, vagrants, 2nd persons misdemeanours, whether for private or po and it retains the votes of soldiers and sea - them to be entitled to. such votes in their persiny) [person] -. upon the rools [tools] of their own commune. The - dence [dene] is to be inscription on the rate-books of ries, [rise] ou which, however, may be supplied for persons s, by the declaratiun [declaration] of residence by parents or of masters for their workmen. In al the successful candiiate [candidate] must poll a majori [Major] ns not less than one-fourth of the whole number of... the department. The pericd [period] during which cleo... [cole] take place, in consequence of vacancies by dearh [death] ; wise, is to be extended from 30 days to six the votes of the army, instead of being taken and (noi. [no] separately, are to be transmitted seeretly [severely] ti the the department, and mixed by him with the nom, [no] of the civil constituency. Thus it will be seef [see] that an Assembly vies. the prineiples [principles] of universal suftrage [suffrage] have, bea majority, taken the initiatory step tuwani, [twain] trogression [progression] to that of household sutirage. [steerage] T) has, no doubt, been taken in conseqnene [consequence] recent return of M. Sve [Se] and others of the Red party. It is a blow aimed at the den of large towns, and that of Paris in pars where there are always congregated 2 hos less, houseless, [useless] abandoned characters, whose per. stake in the affairs of the nation is wore thing, but whose numbers and votes may. to be feared yet will, peril the safety of ih. politan [politician] towns of France. The effect of this proposition en the murs. [Mrs] iis [is] will not be material. There the population and permanently occupied in agricultural yun. [sun] so that the opposition wiH [with] come from 'he class of wandering citizens who uu. towns and as Paris is the principal of thx. [the] .. the most violent opposition may be -xp Hitherto, however, the Mountain hare 2 ' markably [remarkably] cautious in their movements, vi described as more embarrassing to the Mi than an open opposition. To add t this rassment, [basement] the African Generals, inclwiny [including] wac, [was] have gone with the Mountain Ministerial proposition; and how act, supposing a rupture to ensue betwee [between] ur 5 sembly [assembly] and the populace, is matter speculation. Meantime the forces, unler [under] GARNIER, are kept in readiness, ani, [an] wile army stand by the Assembly, we may -lit) another French Revolution, with a Pars. oceupying [occupying] the most prominent pesitivu [positive] 2 contest. Tio. [To] wut [wit] Ness RO eS LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. We understand that at the great Yorkshire x b ing, to be held in Leeds, on Wednesday, che 222i [i] 2 Mons. St. Amant, [Amount] the celebrated Parisien [Parisian] plays. [C] present. HUDDERSFIELD Soctety. [Society] tified [testified] to find that the arrangements of the the ensuing season, are progressing most The usual monthly committee meeting was heli [held on evening, at the George and Dragon, Westie. [West] clusion [conclusion] of which it was announced that the 2 tions [tins] already paid over amounted to the har 89, making, with the balance in the h surer, a total sum of upwards of 169. an advertisement in another column, thet [the] propose throwing open to public tender the plying refreshments on the society's three HUDDERSFIELD SacRED [Sacred] Harmonic ciety [city] held its second quarterly meeting on ol evening last, in Fountain-street School, ' was very numerously attended. The seleeti [select] from The Messiah. The orchestra of fifty performers, the principal solos Misses Crosland, Brierley, Broek, [Brook] Mrs. Brows. i field, &c. As a whole, the singing went off 2 choruses, &c. being well sustained, and tie 0] warmly applauded. We wish this se - success in its praiseworthy efforts to rational amusement of the working populativn [population] THE GRAND CRICKET MatcH.-This [March.-This] between the All England Eleven and the Hui Dalton United Clubs, will commence on Mon is expected to be contested on that and the days. It will be perceived, from an another column, that the All England Elev some of the best batters, bowlers, and wick the world and we venture to prediet [predict] that this manly English game; from the different Riding, will pay us a visit, in order to witres [writes] teresting [interesting] match. The arrangements of the we learn, of the most satisfactory character. the weather prove favourable, there is no joubt [doubt] cricketing abilities of our Huddersfield friends nessed [fessed] by an immense multitude of speetaturs. [spectators] FELINE AFFECTION.-A few weeks since 2 2 from Leeds and took up their residence in Street, in this town. other favourite anu [any] treasures bought to their new home was having been carefully securéd [secured] in a basket. lodged in her new habitation.. Poor puss had. a few days before leaving Leeds, given birth t of feline infants and, to the surprise of all, 2 absent from this town a day or two, she mul [mu] appearance in Huddersfield with one of her kitte [kite] mouth, which she had brought a distance of six without its sustaining the least injury Hoi [Ho] this pledge of her affections in its new home, DP took her departture, [department] but was not So snceessful [successful] in as in her first attempt. She reached Leeds in brought away another of her eharge, [charge] but is sup have become quite exhausted by these repeate [repeat for, a few days since, the old cat and her found dead, side by side, in Bradley Wood, near without any marks of violence on either of the [C] no doubt that death was caused by we may learn lessons of affection even from the 2 CuiLD [Could] KILLED BY A CarT -On [Cart -On] Wednesdar [Wednesday] y last, a child between two and three years of of a labourer named John Morris, was playing ae gate end, when it suddenly crossed over the Sag ee moment that a horse and cart belonging to brewer, of Fartown,' Was coming along the 3 pot poor little child was knocked down by the horse. 2 the driver used all due vigilehce, [vigilance] the cart passed' i. child, and of the injuries thus received she sO... An fe on body was held on mn, and a reapectable [respectable] jury. 2 and Anchor, Sharchead, [Searched] whan, [when] hagpeubg [Hamburg] that an attached to the driver of the vehicle, a verdict of death was returned. We trust that this re Wie [We] kingdom. By no less a majority than 453 votes to a3 2 caution to parents, who too uently [until] alow [low] dren [den] to run at lange [lane] in strosts [trusts] eromaed [roamed] with tra [Tar]