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4 THE HUDDERSFIELD CHRONICLE, SATURDAY, JULY 13, 1850. EDUCATION. FRANCES' Establishment for ae MISSES Education of Young Ladies will be RE-OPENED on WEDNESDAY, the 31st [st] Instant. Cards of Terms may be had on to Mr. Stan- [Stanfield] field Stationer, Wakefield, and Mr. nD, 55, Briggate, Leeds. July 9th, 1850. ALBION-STREET ACADEMY, HUDDERSFIELD, FOR CLASSICAL, MATHEMATICAL, AND COM- [COMMERCIAL] MERCIAL [COMMERCIAL] PURSUITS. DEARDEN begs to announce that the ).. Scholastic Duties of his Establishment will be RESUMED on Monpay, [Monday] July 15th. [the] Cards of Terms and most respectable References may be had at the Academy. CLASSICAL COMMERCIAL ACADEMY, HOLMFIRTH. i. R. BURTON continues to receive a limited number of Young Gentlemen to Board and Educate in the Greek and Latin Classics, the various branches of Mathematical Science, English Literature, and all the ne- [necessary] cessary [necessary] parts of a liberal, intellectual, and systematic Edu- [Ed- Education] cation, on the following terms -- Annum. Pupils under Ten years Of AGE 2 Guineas. Pupils ahove [have] T ass B OTS [ITS] oo 5 weak No Extras except for Statronery. [Stationery] French, German, Music, and Drawing on the usual proved Masters. ene shore Notice is required or payment for a Quarter prior to the removal of a Pupil. FT UP DERSFIELD [HUDDERSFIELD] COLLEGE, (Incorporated with the University of London.) PATRONS. . The Most Noble the Marquis of NORMANBY. The Right Hon. the Earl of CARLISLE. The Right Hon. the Earl GREY. The Right Hon. Sir C. Woop, [Wool] Bart., M.P. Sir GEORGE STRICKLAND, Bart., M. W. R. C. STaNsFIELD, [Stansfield] Esq., M.P. E. ELLIce, [Alice] Jun., ., M.P. R. Coppen, [Copper] Esq M.P. Joun [John] SUTCLIFFE, Esq. ....... President. WILLANS, Esq. .... Vice-President. FREDERIC SCHWANN, Esq. ... Treasurer. Tuomas [Thomas] PIT, Esq. .......--.- Honorary Secretary. Rev. J. Mutnez, [Martinez] LL.D., Principal. MASTERS. Upper School. T. K. Facts, English, Classical, and Mathe- [Mate- Thereof] Rev. J. Morcan, [Morgan] M.A. matical [medical] Masters. Mons. CHEMERY, [CHERRY] B.L.... French Master. Mr. Commercial and Writing Master. Lower School. Mr. G. MeaBy, [Meany] Trin. [Tin] Coll., Dublin .... Senior Master. Mr. J. Bates, B.A. cece [ce] Junior Master. Extra Rev. J. MorGaN, [Organ] M.A. .......... Chemistry. Mr. L. SULAU [SLAY] German. Mr. R. D. GOOCH 2... Mechanical Drawing. Mr. G. D. TOMLINSON............ Ornamental Drawing. Mr. J. HaRRY [Harry] Drilling. Assistant Secretary-Mr. E. Bartrye. [Battery] The general course of study, in the Upper School, com- [compromise] ises [uses] Scripture History and Evidences; the Greek, Latin, lish, [Lush] and French Languages; Arithmetic, pure and Commercial; Writing; the principles of Book-keeping ; Algebra Geometry Mechanics; practical Mensuration ; Trigonometry the Elements of Natural and Experimental Philosophy Ancient and Modern History; Geography, Physical, Descriptive, and Commercial; Composition, and Elocution. TERMS. The terms for the general course, in the Upper School, are Ten Pounds per Annum; for the Lower School, Five Pounds Ten Shillings per Annum; to nominees of Pro- [Proprietors] prietors, [proprietors] Nine Pounds and Five Pounds per Annum respec- [respect- respectively] tively [lively] to be paid half-yearly in advance. An entrance fee of Half-a-Guinea is also charged, for the purpose of raising a fund for procuring Philosophical Apparatus and a Library for the use of the Pupils. Students preparing, after matriculation, to graduate in the University of London, Fifteen Pounds per Annum. Extras.-Chemistry, Two Guineas; German, Two Gui- [GI- Guineas] neas; [near] Mechanical and Ornamental Drawing, Two Guineas each per Annum. The discipline of the College is maintained without cor- [corporal] poral [moral] punishment. In addition to the distribution of prize books and certi- [certain- certificates] ficates [certificates] of merit and honour, the following Medals are offered for annual competition - A Gold Medal, of the value of Five Pounds, by the Right Hon. the Earl of Carlisle, for the best English Essay. Silver Medals, to the amount of Four Pounds, for th promotion of Classical Literature, by W. R. C. Stans- [Stand- Stansfield] field, Esq., M.P. Silver Medals, to the amount of Five Pounds, for pro- [proficiency] ficiency [deficiency] in Mathematical and Commercial knowledge, by John Sutcliffe, Esq., President. A Silver Pen, for the best specimen of Penmanship, by W. Willans, Esq., Vice-President. The following Masters receive pupils of the College, as Boarders, on moderate terms -Dr. Milne, Belgrave-terrace; Mr. Faulls, [Falls] College; Rev. J. Morgan, Elmfield-house; Mr. Meaby, [Meany] Newhouse; Mr. Chemery, [Cherry] Wentworth-place. Applications for admission of pupils, and nominations, to be addressed to the Principal, or the Honorary Secretary. The College will be RE-OPENED on Monpay, [Monday] the Twenty-ninth of July. THOS. PITT, Hon. Sec. Huddersfield, June 26, 1850. LEGAL NOTICES. --- - the matter of the Petition of Ropert [Report] Kare, [Are] for many years previously, and up to the Sixth day of November, 1849, residing in Dalton, in the Parish of Kirkheaton, in the County of York, as a Warehouseman ; and from the last-named time to the present, residing at Rashcliffe, in the Parish of Almondbury, in the said County, as a Grocer and Provision Dealer, Notice is hereby Given, that the County Court of York- [Yorkshire] shire, at Huddersfield, acting in the matter of this Petition, will proceed to make a Final Order thereon, at the said Court, on the 2nd day of August next, at Ten o'clock in the Forenoon precisely, unless cause be then and there shown to the contrary. F. R. JONES, Jun., Clerk of the said Court. IN THE COURT OF BANKRUPTCY FOR THE LEEDS DISTRICT. i ie the Matter of Witt1am [Witt] of Cowlersley- [Wesleyan] in-Linthwaite, [Linthwaite] in the Parish of Almondbury, in the County al for Public Works, Builder, Dealer an pman, [man] a Bankrupt. Petition dated 28th day of June, 1850. P 8 Before Mr. Commissioner AYRTON. Proof of Debts and choice of Assignees, on the 16th day of July next. Last examination and Proof of Debts, on the 5th day of August next,-at Eleven o'clock in the forenoon of each day, at the Court of Bankruptcy for the Leeds District, Commercial Buildings, Leeds. Official Assignee H. P. HOPE, Leeds. Solicitors to Petition .... Messrs. J. and W. SYKES, Milnsbridge. CHAS. B. Stee [See] AY, Milnsbridge, 2nd July, 1850. , None IS HEREBY GIVEN, that Rura [Rural] Brier, of Kirkheaton, in the County of York, Common Brewer, has by Indenture of ASSIGNMEN [ASSIGNMENT] T, dated the 26th day of March, 1850, Assigned all her Stock- [Stock] in-Trade, [Trade] Personal Estate, Book and other Debts, and Effects whatsoever, and wheresoever, to JoHN [John] HEBBLETH- [HEALTH- Hebblethwaite] WalrE, [Ware] of Mirfield, in the said county, Maltster, [Master] aad [and] JAMES MICKLETHWAITE, of Wakefield, in the said county, Malt- [Master] ster, [ste] upon trust, for the equal benefit, of all the Creditors of the said Ruth Brier, who shall execute the said inden- [Indian- indenture] ture [true] and that the said deed was duly executed by the said Ruth Brier, and the said John Hebblethwaite and James Micklethwaite, on the said 26th day of March last ; and the several executions were severally witnessed by THoMas [Thomas] LEADBEATTER, of Mirfield, aforesaid, Attorney- [Attorney] alan. [Allan] And Notice is Hereby Given, that the said Deed Assignment is now lying at the office of the said Thomas Leadbeatter for execution by the said Creditors, js Notice is hereby further Given, that a MEETING of the Creditors of the said Ruth Brier will be held at the house of Mr. aa the CHURCH STILE INN, in KIRK- [KIRK] I 1, On WEDNESDAY, the 1 instant, at four o'clock in the afternoon, 7 tm ay iD mine upon, the Proceedings to be adopted by the said r carrying out the trusts of the said Assign- [Assign by] By order. Mirfield, near Dewsbury July 10th, [the] 1850. ' OTICE [NOTICE] IS HEREBY GIVEN. tha [that] N Indenture of ASSIGNMENT, bearing Sey [Se] the Twelfth day of July, 1850, made between Wittiam [William] Rut- [Return] 50N, [N] rere, [ere] Sheriff of Yorkshire, of the one part, and JOsEPH [Joseph] Rogpinson, [Robinson] of Keighley, in the said unty [unity] of York, Draper, of the other part-It is witnessed, that the said William Rutson, [Reason] by virtue of his office of Sheriff, in Execution of a certain Writ of Frert [Fret] Facias, issued out of her Majesty's Court of Exchequer of Pleas, bearing Teste [Test] at W. er the Tenth day of July then instant, at the suitof [stiff] the said Joseph Robinson, against the Goods and Chattels of Joux [Cox] Rosinson, [Robinson] in his Bailiwick, for the therein mentioned did bargain, sell, assign, transfer, Over unto the said Joseph Robie, [Robin] THOS. LEADBEATTER. -octs, [Oct] as the true and lawful Owner thereof da, Ro inson now uses and ooonpies [ones] of the said Joseph els, [ls] and Effecta, [Effects] by the sufferance game. thie [the] 12 and as Tenant to him of the Dated th day of Ju) - B. HELLAWELL Attomey [Attorney] and Agent for the said #6, King-street, Huddersfigig, [Huddersfield] Robinson, T be DISPOSED OF in a thriving Market Town in Yorkshire, a BOYS' DAY SCHOOL. The Master is giving up his present situation because he is chosen to a situation of a different occupation. . Apply, by Letter, Post-paid, to A.B., at the Chronicle Office, Huddersfield. HUDDERSFIELD. - ine [in] Months, from the Ist [Its] Ue beatiful [beautiful] fall' Furnished manly RESIDENCE, within a few minutes walk of the Hudersfield. [Huddersfield] J Tat will be 100 for the Furniture and House, d other Out-buildings. .. need ap) ly but of great respectability, as the trust is important.-Refer to Mr. MooRE, [Moore] Huddersfield. J aby [by] 3rd, 1850. ZETLAND HOTEL, RAMSDEN-STREET, HUDDERSFIELD. JOSEPH TURNER, N returning his sincere thanks to his Friends, the Commercial Gentlemen, and the Public generally, for the very liberal support with which he has been favoured during his occupancy of the above Hotel, takes this opportunity of informing them, that the extensive ad- [addition] dition [edition] of BED-KROOMS, [BED-ROOMS] &c., which he has been making, is now complete; and trusts that, by strict attention to the wishes and comforts of his Friends, he may merit a con- [continuance] tinuance [Finance] of their support. In addition to his well-selected Stock of WINES, SPIRITS, and ALE, he has fitted up a first-rate BILLIARD TABLE. GOOD STABLING, and LOCK-UP COACH-HOUSE. ZETLAND HOTEL ALE PORTER STORES. OR the Accommodation of Private Families, J. T. has always on hand a large supply of ALE and PORTER, from the Lockwoop [Lockwood] BREWERY. ALE, from Six Gallons, and upwards, at Is., 1s. 2d., and 1s. 6d. per Gallon. PORTER, from Six to Eighteen Gallons, and upwards, at Is, 2d., and 1s. 6d. per gallon. HE ZETLAND HOTEL COMMERCIAL AND BUILDING SOCIETY will hold its SIXTH MONTHLY MEETING, on Monbay, [Monday] August 5th, for the Receipt of Contributions, and Entranceof [Entrance of] New Mem- [Men- Member] be rs. The Entrance for 100 is 2s.; and, the Monthly Con- [Contribution] tribution, [retribution] 10s. and in the same proportion for a greater or lesser amount. BOOKSELLING AND STATIONERY. ENJAMIN [BENJAMIN] BROWN, at present of MarKet- [Market- Market walk] WALK, HUDDERSFIELD, respectfully announces to his Friends and the Public generally, and to the Sus- [Subscribers] SCRIBERS [SCRIBBLERS] OF THE HUDDERSFIELD NEWS-ROOM in particu- [particular- particular] lar, [la] that he has taken the eligible Premises lately in the occupation of Mr. N. G. Bonb, [Bonn] AT THE SOUTH-WEST CORNER OF THE HUDDERSFIELD MARKET-PLACE, which Premises (in the course of a few days) will be RE- [REOPENED] OPENED with a well-selected Stock of FANCY and GENERAL STATIONERY, and where the General Busi- [Bus- Business] ness of LETTER-PRESS and COPPER-PLATE PRINT- [PRINTING] ING, NEWS-AGENCY, BOOKBINDING, and BOOK- [BOOKSELLING] SELLING will be conducted with such Attention, and Style, and Terms, as will, he trusts, secure a fair share of patronage and support. The whole of the LONDON WEEKLY PAPERS received by SpectaL [Special] PaRcEL [Parcel] on SATURDAY AFTERNOON. N.B. The News-Room will be continued under superior arrangements. NEW IRONMONGERY ESTABLISHMENT, 32, KING-STREET. WOMERSLEY begs to inform the Public that he keeps constantly on hand a very Choice Selection of GENERAL and FURNISHING IRONMON- [IRON- IRONMONGERY] GERY [GREY] GOODS, of a first-rate quality and design; and which, on inspection, will be found to contain some of the Cheapest Articles in the Trade The Stock comprises STOVE GRATES, RANGES, FENDERS, FIRE IRONS, &c., suited for every kind of room and dwelling; Improved Cooking Ranges, Xe. Best Japanned TEA TRAYS, TEA COFFEE POTS, Urns, Kettles, Dish Covers, Coal Vases, Hat and Umbrella Stands, Superior Cutlery, Door Mats, &c. &c. The Latest Improved Shower, Hip, Spunging, [Spinning] and other BATHS, at very reduced prices-with every other descrip- [Scrip- description] tion [ion] of Birmingham and Sheffield Goods in the Trade. Also, the Improved Patent WEIGHING MACHINES, of a very superior quality, adapted for any situation, or any description of goods. Bell-Hanging, and all kinds of Smith's Work, executed with the greatest care and punctuality. MARBLE AND STONE WORKS, NEAR THE RAILWAY STATION, HUDDERSFIELD. AND DYSON solicit an inspection of their Stock of about 40 MARBLE CHIMNEY- [Chimney pieces] PIECES, in the Grecian, Gothic, and other Orders of Architecture, varying in price from 1 and upwards, executed in the neatest manner and best quality, both of Foreign and British Marble. F. and D. beg to return their most sincere thanks to those who have entrusted them with their favours, and can assure the Gentry and Public of Huddersfield and its Vicinity, they will use their utmost endeavours to give the greatest satisfaction. MONUMENTS, TOMBS, HEAD-S20NES, [HEAD-SCENES] DREssING-TABLES, [Dressing-TABLES] WASH-STANDS, HALL-TABLES, &C., Prepared to order, on the most approved principles, and on the most reasonable terms, RaILWAY-STREET, [Railway-STREET] July 4th, 1850. J. BAIRSTOW, PRINTER, BOOKSELLER, BOOKBINDER, AND NEWS-AGENT, 34, CROSS CHURCH-STREET, ETURNS [RETURNS] thanks to the Inhabitants of Hud- [HUD- Huddersfield] dersfield [Huddersfield] and Neighbourhood, for the extensive and liberal support he has been favoured with during the last seven years-and, in soliciting their continued patronage, would respectfully call attention to his STOCK of BOOKS. The STOCK of STATIONERY consists of Ledgers, Day Books, &c., ruled and bound on the premises, and for quality of paper, durability of binding, and cheapness, cannot be surpassed. Acount [Account] Books ruled and bound on the shortest notice. J. B. would particularly direct the attention of the Public to his CIRCULATING LIBRARY, Containing upwards of 3,000 Volumes, by.the best authors, including the works of Dickens, Bulwer, [Buller] Currer [Cure] Bell, Thackeray, Ainsworth, Cooper, Sir Walter Scott, Jane Porter, &c., &c., in addition to which are the Monthly and Quarterly Periodicals, Westminster Review, Edinburgh Review, Bentley's New Monthly, Magazine, Blackwood's Magazine, Art Journal, Atheneum, [Athens] &c. ke. The LONDON and PROVINCIAL NEWSPAPERS Supplied on the several days of publication. SCHOOLS AND MECHANICS' INSTITUTES Furnished with Books, Paper, &c and every other requi [require] site on the most reasonable terms. Books AND Music PARCELS FROM LONDON TWICE A WEEK. LATEST INTELLIGENCE. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. Lonpon, [London] Fripay [Friday] NIicHt. [Night] MONUMENT TO THE LATE SIR ROBERT PEEL. Tne [Te] Manchester subscription for this object now amounts to upwards of three thousand pounds, and on Friday morn- [morning] ing a meeting was held in the neighbouring borough of Salford, at whica [which] the Mayor presided, when it was resolved to raise a statue to the deceased statesman in the Peel Park. Upwards of two hundred and fifty pounds was con- [contributed] tributed [tribute] in the room, and efficient means are to be taken thoroughly to canvass the borough. The movement in connexion with the Poor Man's National Monument to Sir Robert Peel has also commenced in Manchester, under the auspices of Mr. George Wilson, the late Chairman of the League, with the most satisfactory prospects. The people of Ashton-under-Lyne have also determined upon erecting some memorial in their town, but of what precise nature we have not learnt, nor the amount of subscription promised up to the present time. CLOSING PRICES.-YEsTERDAY [PRICES.-Yesterday] AFTERNOON, 4 p.m. THE FunpDs.-Consols [Funds.-Console] for Account, i, How Three and a quarter per Cents., 98 to 983; Exchequer Bills, 67 to 70 premium. Rattway [Railway] SHaRES.-London [Shares.-London] and North Western, 108 [W to 109 [W] Midlands, 333 to 34 North Staffordshire, 11 to 11 dis. South Eastern and Dover, 14 to 143; Ditto 4 per Cent rd, -to-; Caledonian, 7 to 73; Ditto Pref., 5 to 5 ; Great Northern, 14 to 14 dis. Great Western, 58 to 59; Eastern Counties, to 7; York and North Midland, 144 to 15; Midland Halves, 244 to 24 dis.; Leeds Stock, 36 to 37 premium. The English Market generally not so strong as it ap-- peared [pared] yesterday, but has experienced no great in prices. The Railway Market, has shown no improvement-prices being as yesterday Very little doing. A shade better at the close for Staffords [Stafford] and Midland Halves, but in others no change, Loxpon [Loxton] Corn Market, July 12.-Supply of wheat Scanty, with fair demand. Monday's terms enpportenl [inopportune] and in some cases secondary sales realized [realised] a small advance. Foreign held for full prices, but not much business done. Barley, steady sale, and no change. Beans and peas sold to a fair extent at Monday's terms. Oats fully supported last market day prices trade quiet, except for fine corn. Flour, steady usin [using] ess [es] pn late rates. Indian corn is still eld [ed] wi ess. [es] ish whi [who] is lish [Lush] red wheat, 88s. to dd. ont 428 to 50s, IVERPOOL [LIVERPOOL] CoRN [Corn] MARKET, July 12.-Fair attendance of the trade to-day, The demand for wheat and flour is only moderate, but in all cases the full prices of Tuesday have been paid. Indian corn lected. [elected] SMITHFIELD MaRKET, [Market] July 12.-Beast trade dull at Monday's prices. Sheep and calves sold slowly at reduced rates. Prime Scots, 3s. 8d. per stone. and lambs, 14,670 calves, 650 pigs, ) 28. mutton, 3s. 6d. to 4s., veal, 2s, 6d. to 3s. 6d., to 4s., lamb, 4s. 2d. to 5s. Holland-beasts, 284. 770 calves, 266 Scotch beasts-100. [beasts-W] oa ge SARs [Sears] List, only a Stock, 37, Leeds .; Leeds-Pref. New Qrs. [Mrs] TD. 5 idlands, [islands] of 1238; Qrs., [Mrs] p.m.; LivERPooL [Liverpool] Corton Report, Friday, 12, -Sales to-day, 10,000 bales sales of the week, 85,610 bales, in- e 28,290 i to ad oe iday, [day] and 9,610 forexport. [for export] Prices THE CHRONICLE, JULY 13, 1850. - -- --- -. TENANT-AT-WILL PROPERTY. In last week's Chronicle we gave, at considerable of club presidents and others interested in the recently-introduced alteration in the tenure of tenant-at-will property on the Ramsden estates ; and we have pleasure in calling attention to those proceedings the movement showing that the representatives of the many building and money clubs of the neighbourhood are sensibly alive (and properly so) to the importance and ultimate bearing of the alteration attempted. oo At the meeting in question a deputation was appointed to wait on the agents of the Trustees of Sir J. W. Ramsden, to represent to them the injury the newly-introduced regulations will have upon the poorest portion of the Ramsden tenantry, who have hitherto relied solely on the honour and faith of the Ramsden family and also, the danger to be apprehended by the whole of the holders under this peculiar tenure if the old customs under which they have hitherto held are departed from. As we understand GEorcE [George] Locu, [Lock] Esq., the first agent of the trustees, is to be at Longley Hall on Tuesday next, we think it a likely time for the attendance of the deputation and suggest that they seek a conference with Mr. Loc [Lock] himself on the important subject they have in charge. Direct communica- [communicate- communication] tion, [ion] where practicable, is far preferable than com- [communication] munication [communication] through intermediate parties and we are sure that Mr. will be ready to listen to any respectful representation proceeding from such a large body of the Ramsden tenantry as are in rested on this occasion. NATIONAL TRIBUTE TO DEPARTED WORTH. In the House of Commons last night, a motion would be made, having for its object the perpetua- [perpetual- perpetuation] tion [ion] of the memory of one of its most illustrious ornaments by a National Monument in Westmister [Minister] Abbey; and there is little doubt that the proposi- [propose- proposition] tion [ion] would be unanimously confirmed by that Assembly. Mr. CoppEen [Cop peen] and Mr. Hume have sig- [signified] nified [Unified] their approval of a Working Man's Penny Subscription for a similar purpose, which is being rapidly embraced by the artizans [artisans] in the leading commercial towns; while in the City of London, Manchester, Salford, Sheffield, Leeds, Bury, and a number of other towns, similar modes (but locally confined) of expressing the loss sustained by the nation have been resolved upon. No remembrance of political difference has crept in to allay that spirit of universal regret with which the first inti- [into- intimation] mation [nation] Sir Roperr [Roper] death was received by the nation and in quarters where political antagon- [antagonist- antagonism] ism was hottest while the Statesman breathed, the regrets for his untimely loss have been the most unaffected, and the sympathy of the inhabitan [inhabitant] with his family the most sincere, . In Huddersfield steps have already been taken for convening a public meeting at an early day, with a view to concert measures by which a mo- [monument] nument [moment] to perpetuate the worth of the lamented statesman may be secured in some part of our town, and at which meeting also an address of condolence with the bereaved family of the de- [deceased] ceased may be agreedupon. [agreed upon] As yet our town cannot boast of a public monument to any of the nation's benefactors; and we know of no more suitable occasion with which to commence than is presented in the lamented death of Sir Rosert [Robert] PEEL; and we trust that the movement will result in the erection of a solid and substantial menument [monument] to the memory of the Representative Statesman of the Nineteenth Century, which will call up associations in the generations to come, worthy the pioneer of com- [commercial] mercial [commercial] freedom and unrestricted intercourse among the nations of the earth. THE ATTACK ON HER MAJESTY. A most silly, and possibly half-cracked young man, has been tried and found guilty, by a jury of intelligent Englishmen, of having assaulted Her Masssty, [Mass sty] by striking her a slight blow with a small hand-cane. The defence set up, as a matter of course, was that of insanity, but we are gratified that the plea did not avail. Instead of treating the case as a grave offence, the prisoner was tried as a common breaker of the peace, and has been sen- [sentenced] tenced [fenced] to transportation for seven years. Had the assault been committed on an ordinary personage, the result would possibly been a sound castigation administered to the silly fellow on the spot, and there the matter might have rested but inasmuch as it was made on the most prominent personage in these realms, the course which has been pursued is, we imagine, the most salutary. The disgust and general indifference with which the fellow has been looked upon, and the stern sentence which has been passed on him-and which we make no doubt will be carried out-will exercise a most salutary influ- [influenza- influence] ence [once] on that class of shallow-brained fellows of which the prisoner in this case is a fit specimen to hold up to public contempt. ed Now that government has resolved on treating the insulters [insults] of royalty as beings who stand in need of sound chastisement, rather than by surrounding them with all the importance of a state trial, we rest assured that attacks on the QuEEN [Queen] and others of distinction will be less frequent than formerly. THE POST-OFFICE QUESTION. We have had frequent occasion, of late, to con- [condemn] demn [Dean] the blind and narrow sectarian policy which, under the influence of an accidental vote in parlia- [Parliament- parliament] ment, [men] has resulted in the total cessation of commu- [com- communication] nication [nation] by post on the Sunday. We have all along predicted that the experiment would educe a 'strenuous opposition from all parts of the country, and we need only refer to the instances of bitter annoyance and inconvenience which have re- [resulted] sulted [suited] from the adoption of Lord AsHLEy's [Ashley's] motion to prove that our conjectures on this matter have been well-grounded, and the opinion that par- [parliament] liament [Parliament] would be compelled, in a few weeks, to retrace their steps, in this particular, was correct. The House of Commons have already been en- [engaged] gaged [aged] in the re-consideration of the matter, on the motion of Mr. Locks, M.P. for Honiton, who, on Tuesday evening, at a late hour, moved the follow- [following] ing resolution -- That, whilst this house acknowled [acknowledged] with satisfaction the diminution in the amount of Sunday labour effected by the recent arrangements in the Post-office, it cannot but be sensible of the great public inconvenience which has arisen from the total cessation of any delivery or collection of letters on Sundays, and that a humble address be there- [therefore] fore presented to her Majesty praying that she will be gra- [ga- graciously] ciously [Sicily] pleased to cause an inquiry to be made, whether the amount of Sunday labour ht not be reduced without completely putting an end to the collection and delive [deliver of letters, &c., on Sundays and that, pending such inquiry, her Majesty will be graciously pleased to give orders that the collection and delivery of letters, &c.,on Sundays, shall be continued as heretofore. After an ineffectual attempt to get rid of the motion, on the ground that the hour (eleven Lord Jony [Joy] suggested, as a substitute for the motion, that a humble address should be pre- [presented] sented [scented] to her Majesty, praying that she would be graciously pleased to cause an enquiry to be made whether the amount of Sunday labour in the Post- [Post office] office might not be reduced without eompletely [completely] putting an end to the collection and delivery of letters on a Sunday. Minister, Mr. Locke pressed his motion to divi- [div- division] sion, when there voted for the motion 92, and TERA [TEA] against it 233, thus leaving the mover in a minority THE An TON IN THE TENURE OF of 141. Lord Jonn amendment then See came before the house as a substantive resolution, and, notwithstanding the strenuous opposition of length, a report of the proceedings of the meeting the Sabbatarians, was carried by a majority of 83; the numbers being-185 [being-W] for, and 112 against, the of gas; o'clock) was too late for the discussion to begin, In opposition to the suggestion from the Prime enquiry. Thus far then we have done with that section of the House who passed a foolish and absurd re- [resolution] solution the day after the Derby and we must now look to the Government for setting this matter right, for in their hands the settlement of the question really stands. But in order that they may have the general concurrence of the majority of the country at their back it is highly desirable that those who condemn this Sabbatarian meddling spirit should at once express themselves in unmis- [unis- unmistakeable] takeable [table] language. It is now proposed to institute an enguiry-the [enquiry-the] nature and character of which rests with the Government; but inasmuch as it was contended in the discussion on Tuesday that no change onght [ought] to be made without further enquiry we must confess that we should have been better pleased with Lord Joun [John] Russet had he reinstated the old system of things until the enquiry had been made, seeing that the recent objectionable alteration was carried ina most premature manner, and in the absence of any previous enquiry whatever. However, we are not desirous to quibble over the way in which Parliament retraces its erring steps. Lord Joun [John] has taken the most desirable course, possibly, which under all circumstances, he could have taken. Having committed the error of re- [recommending] commending Her Majesty to comply with the address of Lorp [Lord] and his Sabbatarian supporters, he has perhaps pursued the only course by which the general feeling of the public can be consulted, and a Parliamentary resolu- [resolute- resolution] tion [ion] recently passed, be rescinded; but he may rest assured that any change, falling short of a general collection and delivery of letters once on the Sunday will not satisfy the wants or the wishes of the community at large. The past two weeks have furnished abundant evidence as to the serious inconvenience-nay more-of the most painful consequences in domestic circles, arising out of the absurd change in the Post Office department. It is true that a few Post-masters in some mi- [minor] nor towns, have thrown their influence into the scale in favour of this Sabbatarian movement but we question much if these gentlemen will be heard any more in advocacy of Lord AsHuey's [Ashley's] Post-office policy, inasmuch as within the past few days a general order has emanated from the Post Office Department, the result of which will be to reduce the remuneration of the letter-carriers, and possibly of Post-masters and Clerks, in consideration of the reduced hours they are employed, in case Lord ASHLEY's resolution continues to be acted upon. But as authorities have been quoted by some of our contemporaries in favour of this Sabbatarian change, and as, among others, the Post-master of the little town of Barnsley has been adduced as an authority in its favour, we may be excused making reference to the opinions expressed in this day's Chronicle, in a letter addressed partly to ourselves and in part inserted-but in other parts omitted, by one of our Leeds contemporaries of last week,- [week] from the Post-master of Huddersfield, whose testi- [test- testimony] mony [money] will be considered, by practical men, as an ample refutation of the testimony of the gentleman to whom we have before alluded. In the sentiments conveyed in Mr. Moore's letter we heartily concur ; and, were instances wanted in proof of the distressing domestic inconvenience resulting from the change, our own experience of the past few days, in two instances, would abundantly confirm all that was advanced by Mr. Locke in the House of Commons on Tuesday night. There is no question that the English are a religious people, and owe much of their social prominence above the nations of the world to their religious institutions; but if one ele- [Lee- element] ment [men] in their character be more marked than another, it is their dislike to be bound down, as a nation, by the peculiar views of any section of religionists. Lord AsHLEY [Ashley] has done much, in times past, to improve the condition of the people; -the religious zeal of various sects have inspired them with energy to carry out many desirable reforms, in a religious and social point of view, but this last attempt at sectarian dictation is, to use the words of Sampson, too prodigious to pass without indignant protestations on be- [behalf] half of the great bulk of the community; and the sooner Parliament rescinds its recent vote, the better will it be for religion-for its own character as a representative legislative body, and for the interests of the great body of the people. - . THE MEMORIAL ON THE GAS QUESTION. Ir will be remembered that onthe7th [another] of June, Com- [Commissioner] missioner Moore was charged with the presenta- [present- presentation] tion [ion] of a memorial to the Improvement Com- [Commissioners] missioners from some 400 inhabitant ratepayers of Huddersfield, the majority of whom were also con- [consumers] sumers [Summers] of gas, wherein they asked that the Com- [Commissioners] missioners would arrange to purchase the works of the present Gas Company or proceed to erect gas works of their own. The memorialists, [memorials] in their statement of reasons for such a step, instanced the profits accruing from the supply of gas in Manches- [Manchester- Manchester] ter, [te] Salford, and Rochdale by the public represen- [represent- representative] tative [native] bodies in those towns, and which profits are there devoted to the necessary and public im- [in- improvements] provements, [movements] as they ought to be in Huddersfield, and as they most undoubtedly would be were the Gas Works in the hands of the Improvement Com- [Commissioners] missioners, instead of being, as at present, under the control and management of a private company. After that memorial, thus numerously signed, had been presented and duly received, Commissioner Tuomas [Thomas] made a statement in respect to the signatures appended thereto somewhat tothe [tithe] follow- [following] ing effect [effect] He found on looking over this memorial that there were 16 manufacturers, 52 merchants, 10 solicitors, and 10 wool- [wool staplers] staplers, in all 89 persons, who did not, he believed, con- [consume] sume [sum] 1,000 feet of gas amongst them a year. Then he found, on looking further, some 190 shopkeepers who had signed the memorial, and he should like to know what pro- [proportion] portion of rates they paid compared with their con- [consumption] sumption. He (the speaker) fancied that they paid a much greater proportion for rates than they paid Er the con. sumption of gas. His own opinion was that they must be looked upon more in the light of ratepayers than as consumers. Then again, there were several innkeepers. who it was well known were great ratepayers Commissioner CRosLaNnD [Crosland And are they not also great gas consumers 2 and, who, no doubt, as had been remarked, were also t gas consumers. All these things considered, he did not consider the memorial made out quite so strong a case as Mr. Moore would have them to believe. Wehave, [Have] ona [on] former occasion, promised ourreaders [our readers] an opportunity of judging for themselves how far the assertion above-made was correct, by printing the names of the memorialists [memorials] in extenso; [extension] but for the past few weeks more pressing events have pre- [precluded] cluded [eluded] us from doing so. This week, however, we have redeemed our promise, and in another part of this day's Chronicle will be found the names of the parties who signed the memorial in question. 'We have before taken occasion to question Com- [Commissioner] missioner FirTu's [Firth's] premises in this particular; but we do not longer ask that the refutation should rest merely on our assertion. The names are now before the ratepayers, as well as Commissioner Fiern's [Fern's] assertion respecting them. We ask the ratepayers and inhabitants of Huddersfield to ist [its] rt that they peruse that list and we venture to asse [ass] will not be so rash as to assert, after a careful perusal, that the eighty-nine persons alluded to by Commissioner FirtH [Firth] do not consume one thousand amongst them in the year. oe mistake not there will be found, among the memorialists, [memorials] individual manufacturers, mer- [Mr- merchants] chants and solicitors, who are large consumers and who use ten times more gas per annum, individually, than the whole quantity which Mr. Firta [Firth] has computed as the maximum consumed by the whole eighty and nine. How- [However] ever, we cannot better expose the fallacy of Mr. Fretn's [Fret's] assertion than by requesting a perusal of the memorial itself. eg THE RE-OPENING OF THE GAS QUESTION. By the Report of the proceedings at the late Meeting of the Improvement Commissioners, in- [inserted] serted [seated] in another place, it will be seen that it has been determined to re-open-or rather to un-shelve -the Gas Question and that the moving cause to this most extra-ordinary proceeding is, Mr. JERE- [HERE- JEREMIAH] MIAH [MAH] RILEY. The public cannot have forgotten that it was Mr. Ritey [Riley] who was the party who caused the question to be shelved who twice moved, when the question was before the Commissioners, that all consideration respecting it should be deferred for six months who refused to entertain a motion for ingniry [ingenuity] only as to the powers of the Commis- [Comms- Commissioners] sioners [sinners] in connection with gas-works who boldly proclaimed that the Commissioners had nought to do with gas-works and who would not there- [therefore] fore consent to the appointment of a Committee to consider the question, or to make inquiry and to collect facts. Unfortunately for the credit of the Board, as faithful representatives of the wants and wishes of the Rate-paying portion of the commu- [com- community] nity, [city] Mr. Ritey [Riley] succeeded in indoctrinating a majority of the Commissioners with his reasons and the conclusions to which those reasons led. No we must correct ourselves there. Mr. Ritey [Riley] had no reasons, beyond his own tpse [tose] dixit-that [Dixie-that] the Commissioners had nought to do with gas and the majority of the Commissioners did not require reasons for the conclusion to which it was evident preconcerted arrangement had brought them. Mr. Ritey [Riley] having succeeded in his motion; having induced the organized [organised] majority to adopt his plan for shelving the gas question having, for six months at least, laid the sprite of public-benefit- [benefit from] from-gas-consumption, [gas-consumption] which has so seriously dis- [disturbed] turbed [turned] the equanimity of the present gas-monopo- [gas-Mono- monopolists] lists; having got all his own way, even to the practical adoption of what he has since been pleased to call Birkby-law having got all this, surely Mr. Ritey [Riley] is content with his most eminent and most complete success. No he is not. From some cause or other, the Commissioner, who was the first to shelve the question, is the first to wn-shelve it The Com- [Commissioner] missioner who would have no inquiry-who would listen to no proposal of that nature-who main- [maintained] tained [gained] that the Commissioners had nought to do with gas-works, s the very first to inquire is the very first to seek to undo what he has so very lately been the means of accomplishing. How has this come about We will answer. Mr. Ritey, [Riley] not content with his enunciation of Rirkby [Birkby] law in the Commissioners' Rooms-that the Commissioners have nought to do with gas- [gasworks] works, -ventured into print with a volunteer defence of the present gas monopoly and in that defence he treated the public to another edition of Birkby law laying it down, and repeating it- [it that] that the Commissioners have no power to erect gas-works. That defence the Huddersfield Chronicle examined the reasons adduced by Mr. RILEY were canvassed over, and weighed and, above all, the famous Birkby law, which un- [qualified] qualifiedly enunciated that the Commissioners have no power to erect gas-works, was confronted and contrasted-not with what Mr. Ritzy now calls Chronicle law, -but with the law of the acts of parliament Mr. is appointed to exe- [execute] cute. If in that controversy Mr. Ritey [Riley] had the worst of it, it was not our fault. If Mr. Riney's [Riley's] reasons were unstable and unsound-if his con- [conclusions] clusions [conclusion] did not arise from sound and logical pre- [premises] mises-if [Miss-if -if] the famous Birkby law turned out on examination to be no law at all-Mr. has himself to blame, and not the Huddersfield Chronicle. His undertaking the controversy was avowedly a volunteer act of his own but having entered upon it we think he was bound to abide the issue hav- [have- having] ing entered the lists he was bound to fight the battle out, and not, when he finds his antagonist stronger than he had calculated, turn round and cry out for assistance. Yet this is what Mr. Ritzy is doing. This is the moving cause to his so soon turning his back upon himself, as once described a similar course of conduct, and of his seeking to unshelve [involve] the question he so lately was instrumental in shelving. Unable to maintain his own Birkby law, -that the Commissioners have no power to erect gas-works, -and unable to cope with what he calls Chronicle law, but which we call act of parliament law, he wishes for the aid of the organised majority of the Commissioners to help him out of the mess into which his imprudent. defence of the gas monopoly has landed him. Now, most people will be inclined to say that this is unfair. He should either have fought the battle out, or have gracefully retired from the contest. By the report to which we have before alluded, it will be seen that Mr. Ritey [Riley] wished at the last meeting to plunge medies [medics] ves [bes] into the very question he was only a week or two ago instrumental in placing on to the shelf. He said, his Birkby Law had been disputed; in the stead of Ais [Is] law, they had had Chronicle law; and he wanted to ask the Commissioners' Law Clerk, what was the law This course was very properly demurred to, because it was manifestly wnfair-manifestly [fair-manifestly] improper and especially so on the part of those who had re- [refused] fused to inquire in the only legitimate mode, by a committee appointed by the body of the Com- [Commissioners] missioners. Here upon it was moved by Mr. and carried by the majority, that the Law Clerk be requested to advise the Commissions at their next meeting, as to their power to levy a rate to erect work for the ing rent ga work purpose of supplying gas to Now with all due deference to the parties who carried this resolution, in the face of one they so lately carried, by which all consideration of the Gas Question was deferred for six months, we beg to tell them that their last resolve is an illegal one -is a nonentity. The organised majority had (foolishly we think) REsotvep, [restive] thatno [that no] consideration of the Gas Question should be, by them, had for six months. The 44th section of the Commissioners Clauses Act provides that no resolution of the Commissioners shall be revoked or altered at any subsequent meeting, unless notice of the intention to propose such renovation or alteration be given to each Commissioners seven days at least before holding the meeting; nor unless such revocation or alteration be determined upon by a majority con- [consisting] sisting [sitting] of two-thirds of the Commissioners present at such subsequent meeting, if the number present at such last meeting be not greater than the number present at the meeting at which such resolution was come to. Now, this asking the Law Clerk to advise the Commissioners respecti [respect] to erect Gas Works is a eons; Sons] ng their Question is a revocation of the of of the organised majority. Ang this ng which we would respectfully press on in 2 Dring of the minority-or they will find tha, [that] . vantage has been taken of them. Let mean meansprocure [means procure] a revocation ofthe [of the] Wy isat [sat] present recorded on the Commissjo [Commission] nin [in] Thies [This] but let this be done wholly, completely. els [ls] Let it be done after notice-and with m7 Pou [Po] majority for then the whole question wi 2. Ms if they permit the course now propose, Dh upon if they permit a naked, bare guarded, and expressed, as lawyers clith.. [cloth] 2 express opinions, to be given they yj) ML they seek for a Committee to test the vale. mh opinion, that the former resolution of the , will prevent them from doing so, Agnins [Insignia i fair and exparte [export] proceedings we cautinn [caution] ,. them. We would say-be no partieg [parties . vent all opening of the Gas-Question. wholly and legaily [legal] opened. Have full tion [ion] of the question as soon as ever sh, please but take care that that considers full and legal one-one likely to lead ste useful result, and not to serve the mers. [Mrs] of a party seeking for a ery [very for the tee tion. [ion] The last Meeting of the Ding betrayed unequivocal signs of arrangement on this head and we y, al hint to some gentlemen connected that it is rather unseemly for them the cue with the view to raise debat [debate] On , mooted only for electioneering purposes, 8 was done at the last meeting we are if the minority do not take care they this new move will be used to that disadvantage. We therefore caution it, and advise that they resist all a open the Gas Question until the - rity [city consent to thoroughly reopen ity [it] upon its thorough consideration, Openty [Opened] cs en iy them tire SEMIDES [SIDES] - Atl [At] Let no one say that this advice io a fear of the Law Clerk's opinion, W. notion what that opinion will be, anj [an] .,.. predict that (in the shape in which, the put) that opinion will be that to o missioners to levy a rate to ereet [erect] was rks [ks] purpose of supplying gas to the inhali- [inhale- inhale] in '4 be necessary to go again to Parliamen [Parliament ); ment [men] of the Improvement Act. Tha; [That] are fully prepared for, and shall examine 1 examine it when it comes. just observe, that however agreeable i some parties to go to Parliament fir and amendments of acts,-the gas- [gasworks] work, dersfield [Huddersfield] will, one day or other, bel [be] public, and the benefits arising from a, . tion [ion] be enjoyed by the publie [public] and hax, [ha] - out there keing [King] any necessity to vow Pa, for a private act to amend the Hivhlessa [Faithless] provement [improvement] Act. Lk ven [en] bh abe [be] The last act was tu us to encourage the idea of procure especially when there is no necessity 'ir step being taken to secure the public arising from the gas supply. ee LOCAL INTELLIGEYr [Intelligent] THE FUNERAL oF Sir R. Peer.-In our report ceremony in the 7th page, Mr. Hubhouse [House] ss - one of the pall-bearers. We have since was Mr. Bonham, who performed chic we though mournful ceremony. stare CRICKET MatcH [March] aT KIRKHEATON.-A cricket was played yesterday adjoining the Temperance Hotel, kent [sent] Sheard, at Kirkheaton, between two partic [particular] field amateurs, the stake involved beiny [being] 2 emi [mi] tea, and the usual refreshments theres) [there] game was contested with spirit on wickets were drawn at nightfall wi played out. At the conclusion of the company assembled in the bonse. [bones] ani [an] wile pleasant evening by rational amusements wil [will] cent sports. PROPOSED MONUMENT IN HUDDERSFIE [HUDDERSFIELD] Stk [St] R. PEEL.-We are gratified to a liminary [preliminary] meeting of several of the le ue manufacturers, and tradesmen of this wan lw. hood, was held in the counting-honse [counting-house] vf the vluct [viaduct] Wiliam Willans, Esq., yesterday, unanimously resolved that a requis [requisite] diately [lately] prepared, and presente [present] to requesting him to calla public meetiny [meeting] vt ; of this town and district, to consiler [consider] the 2st [st] showing our high appreciation of the grite [rite] sate has been so recently and suddenly 2 us, and also for the adoption of an address Lady Peel and the other surviving members baronet's family. We understand b which prevailed among the gentle favour of the erection of a monument the late Sir R. Peel in our own tuwn, [town] Dy eu subscription. The meeting, it is expecterl, [expected] for Thursday evening next. DELAY OF TRAINS ON THE HUDDERSFIELD - FIRTH AND PENISTONE BrRaNcu.- [Branch.- Branch] complaints have reached us on all ham letter-of the annoyance and incon [income] travellers on this recently-opened dru [Dr] e The departure of the trains from most irregular-the detention at for Holmfirth) is matter of daily wt 4 instances, within a few days, passengers who i Huddersfield under an impression that they through direct to Sheffield, have been Penistone by finding that the Shetfield [Sheffield] ini [in] train had left some four or five minutes pre will give one instance, not as an extreme vase, ME sample of some half-dozen cases which during the week.-On Wednesday morning arrived at the Huddersfield Station, ac 20 2 bors [Bros] in the time table for the lespxte respect] enistone, [Penistone] and thus on to Shetfieldi [Sheffield] lireet, [retire] 6 depart from the Huddersfield Station until and when it arrived at Penistone the train vf Foye [Foe] left. The gentleman in question then 9 field with several others, where their mouey [money] Nothing daunted our informant ture [true] by the four minutes past four cran. [can] Penistone at 20 minutes past five. The Sbe' [Be] off again, and our informant and several che at Penistone until a quarter to eight beture [better] on to Sheffield. As before stated these 22 Y occurrence, and unless the comp.) steps to obviate this state of things they Y that the public will be rather reluetant, [reluctant] wi g to avail themselves of this line asa me Sheffield and the Midland Counties. - Company may have as to the line ultimat [ultimate] own expenses, we would beg to remind che have been instrumental in taking all vcher [cher] 8 vayance [annoyance] off the road, and the public have better accommodation in return than that them on this branch of their undertaking- [undertaking] , THE LaTE [Late] Sir Ropert [Report] PesL-The [Peel-The] mee' [me] ligence [licence] of the death of the late lament 5 created in our town a deep feeling of sort' which has been sustained by the whole OU expression has been more that of priv' [privy] than the parade of public mourning, fF 7. portion of our inhabitants the same te found utterance. Political differences gotten, the asperities of party have sive [side] honour of the statesman to whom they but one sentiment, and that of sorrow. generally expressed among our wwusuk [Whisky] occasion of the funeral at Drayton Base Tuesday, many of our shops were close peal was rung at the parish church dus [Du] token of respect for the deceased ms wees SunDay [Sunday] ScHoon [School] Ayntversary [Anniversary] at COW Sunday school annive [Annie] in sun leyan [lean] chapel of Coweliffe, [Cowcliffe] was held 08 7 5. rhe [the] when the children were examined durm s [drum s] and acquitted themselves with great vices were preached on the occasioa, [occasion] made on behalf of the school. ANNUAL CoNFERENCE [Conference] AND ae TEMPERANCE a have lately been making in this this event, which is to be celebrated . the ensuing week; and the friends of nit our borough have not been backward spe. [se] their quota towards the promotion of object. In connection with the bazaar wo ca friends have been so far sucessful [successful] mittee [matter] or stall. The articles presented to the ON yp a purpose are of the most varied charact [character eve ave 6 ence [once] to utility and ornament and dese [dee] gun for their finish and beauty. Our 220 gust. cially [call] attracted to a small basket OF [C] wax, by one of the ladies of the we , chaste in design, exquisite in workman) rw irety [retire] as an ornament, reflects the 3a the taste and skill of its fair arts og iw work-basket too, of great beauty nom. [no] department will do no discredit to [C] add to the reputation of our fair contributed to this department. we se w - . is friends