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absolute dire necessity, of taking every hold this in complete independence of Sarthing of allowance from this dead- the Government, and not at all dependa weight of every description; and what ent on their future conduct, be it what is then to become of these unoffending it might, except they were guilty of children? Common humanity shudders felony: There ought to be an excep, at the thought of the consequences to tion, also, in the case of very extraorthem. Even as it is, great as the cost dinary services, whether shown in inis to us, it is inadequate to the wants stances of valoar or of skill. But, with which false rearing up has rendered real these exceptions, I would lop the whole wants to these people. London, and (off; and I should be glad to hear stated, every great town and city, swarins with under the name of the person who will the poor things looking out for ladylike state them, any argument against such and gentlemanlike employment. The lopping off. poor creatares lead lives of misery not. With regard to salaries, my proposito be described; the boys looking down tion is to reduce them to the American upon journeymen and labourers without standard; and I shall, for this once, having a sixpence in their pocket, or notice what Mr. PRENTICE here says half enough to eat. The poor girls be- with regard to this part of my address. coming, or wanting to become, teachers, He says that he trusts bat no elector artists of some sort ur other; and, with will vote for a candidate who will not the outward show of gentility, not go as far as I do as to this matter; bat, baving, perhaps, a second change of says 'he, “ we know not, however, why linen, and longing for the dinner that " we should take the American standard the sauey housemaid rejects. No man" of salaries, for there are many offices that knows any thing of the sitúa- " the duties of which are paid for in the tion of the country in this respect will " United States, which might be persay that this picture is overcharg'ed;" formed here gratuitously. The fallaand humanity will, at last, call upon " cies put forth in defence of high offithe nation, if nothing else does, to pat "cial pay 'were admirably exposed, an end to the ruin and the misery arising “twenty years ago, by Mr. Bentham, in from this source: ruin and misery to "his reply to Burke and Rose, and if the receivers of the money, as well as to " Mr. Cobbett puts the arguments therein those who pay it. To be idle, to be " contained into his own popular lanslothful, even to be unemployed, used " yuage he will do great public service." to be the shame: the present vicious When Carles The Second had an system has removed the seat of the offer made to him by one of his Parliashame; and now the fashion is to be ments to do' for him "(I 'forget what) ashamed of nothing but honest labour. something very gracious, and which he

It remains for me to speak under this saw was intended 'to do' him inischief head of the exception to this rule of in the end, he answered, in verse : lopping off. I know it would be just to take away every penny of what is

Charles, at preseut, having no need, called the half pay, and to do it at

Thanks you as much as if he had, once; but this would be exercising a Bad rhyme, to be sure, but excellent degree of severity of which I think this reason; and I beg leave to offer the nation is not capable.' En cases, there - same to Mr. PRENTICE. Besides that, fore, where men had served in the army I do not need to be furnished with any and navy for a great many years; had arguments upon this subject by anybeen abroad a considerable part of the body; I have a particular objection to time; had endured very great hard- the appropriating to my own use of any ships, or were greatly advanced in years, thing that comes fron this source; for, I would be ready to agree that they amongst my efforts, would be that of should have a sufficient maintenance for making Mr. BENTHAM refund that' the rest of their lives, as a reward for pretty round sum of the public money their past services, and that they should which he got from Pitt and the Parlia-!

TESİ 21380T50 rai ment for projecting the Mill-bank Peni- unless they can live in a style that the tentiary, which has already costu the richiestepeors are enabled to live in, auf people of this nation more than all the do live in, so How does this square WA new churches put together, and which the practice of common dife: Do nicA as stated in the House of Commons: merchants and bankere think it necesa had cost more than a million of money saby to make their managing clerks mes when the managers of it could pretend rich as themselves and to live na tha to have reclaimed only eight prostitutes! same style? Does a great manufac? Never was there a more flagrant jab on turer, amongst whose people it is necesa the face of this earth never was anysary. As sustain degular discipline, 'ana thing more, wild in its scheme; inerer who lives himself in a country house or was squandering of money mpre obuin in Londou, think it nedestaly to enable qus ; never was a thing more impolitie hierarkiseer storities in his eartiage too than to add to the population of this Doen sai lord thiæk it necessary that is overgrown place by the expending of stewardshoteld keep forte-hoands as well this million and a half of money uppnas himself and be able to give dinfiers it, and thereby adding more or less to prepared by French cooksBut to go the poverty of the industrious classes in from private life to the advertetit, every part of the kingdom, gripir on the ssalaviesisofs whichy 11243878 my

No having no, taste for either standartl ;90 dao the American people! crotchets or conundrums, I have, think isienedessatys that retero theit? present, no need but thank Me PEN Postrident, let alone theniet secretarkenna Tice just as much as if I had. I am fos ambassadors should be able to Wie Fift low salaries for two reasons, first, best expenditure with the great interchants? cause they would not be a temptation of that country sy Byno means. They for rich fools to crowd themselves into have had seren Presidents, it kiak it is? places of power, and, second, because, and the salaries, joined to the printés this standard would be a rule for all, income io no three of them would have public pay of every depcription. Some enabled ones of them to vietin' expender will say that, if you have low salaries of living and of shows with anyone op you must have meņue, little talents one thousand merchants of the countty. men comparatively poor, and, therefore Let it not be pretended/thong that great not trustworthy, IndeedWhat the thenprofimoney in the way to salariale Pitt, Dundas, and all the Prime Mjnis-negeszor yiro command the use of great ters, in short, have

shown great wisdom, talents and great integritya BioWix, have they, and singular integrity of Philadelphia, 911 thestrea originali! Cannino's fourteen thousand a year as BINGHAM couldvspend smore, and can Ambassador to Lisbon, insured us, yopo spend more than all he be von Presidents derfully wise negociatipps there! The put together cauldi spend a year enormous salaries to our finance Minier that is to say, taking a yearloûv of eachi ters have insured us wonderful. clexers Presidentship,grande

putting thereglement ness with regard to taxation and the together Il But did this initialthithea currency. The wagon-loads of money I dignite either of their station for help heaped upon the CASTLBREADF, and department :91 DidT Washindano ori the WELLESLEYS have secured, 0.9, Sure ADANS, bethiof.bam lived the same prising respect and power upon the city exer condescend toul dine at the continent. In short, look at our present table of BINA bland älds their wivega situation, in all respects, and look at ever attendanys the assbabllègurround poor Ireland, and say if you believe that of his wife st092 bis Soestb to statesmen with 18, 6d. a day could have Oh no, do it is not the salary duréan'la brought this nation to a worse state thandgive weight to the station of the

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18 90 leyft slyle & ni gvil 189 podi santri raise it. But Lame by so means of the jobbers used to rush to the Exchequeropinige that men should not be paid bill office to lend their money, purely altri o They should be paida tooderate for the publie goud getting the skirts Salgsies si not enough to enable them to torn of theit coats; the coats off their mak het granda showisin aayin respeer backg; and, once Trentietber, the whatsoegen; but to lay down the prima breeches of their Bottofas, sin their ciple, that men are to setve for nothing; eagerness to get into the Exchequer-BAIL pats-one in mind of the servant, who office, to subscr7be their fames as men went to hire and Mirao, being asked rohat willing to leht their last shilling (and, vages he demanded, said that he wanted indeed, more than their last !) for the

reges; y for that i he always foundi pitjose yr ysreserving our happy conabout the house bule

things to piclorad sigilation against the machinations and ps. I am absfori Haringral nganoo leidiolence of jacobins and levellers.***** pick up little thingosabbasotkedtousta 101 ' therefore "decidedly against Lam pgt for bayidg athyb nocido service wpdid public servants. Give me, money, which dono domateraglegustas, said ACUR, Heither poverty nor riches : during the best foot yoseats, cose this chaafhot poverty, lest I be poor and steal; tiga opregters year that the iwiode of not riches, lest I be proud and forget the sigil forsamlinead of the bride "! "Never was there a better Stalai olsamesiet and we sheState Bodfråke; meter a Better principle, whereon "Barbanta-into the bengdirbl Arzhode to apportion the inaintenance of the rate salary withsthe necessary power of servalits of a sensible and righteous tas.ther with the Atill greaturhonden onoochahee, moatciderit, no set of circumrenderigtige setlias Ebastos, is baked scalices, however strange, that might egque for my goal paneladenst herken proper for me to be employed og fygls are not wanted aadoip atgal id'the publit service, shoald ever induce werbe dhe natija'enhole far eade bitarto pocket One Faft King of the pablic ng Salistycent of them to bas gaivil 14 money. would be paid the actual ex

firati guastovice, boo ant to be in penseldrising to myself from the 'sertud esiltais fastitllatb sekroeldatyy tarie, Propheed to undertake it and CARTA lige ved that manner, or, at nou furthing more. But my situation aus Fonze warblefonadtofilt und speculiar. Necessity has taaght me less he hare greh prijatengjchosen #ché platrice of all those domestic habits thern 4 mathayasthe richesh which the which revider great expense unnecessary. insable paralonyjavite ochenta Al for; I Fiare Cabotired beforehand, botwithnq. BAR JO Hallod suptie riadia common stabalhg the repeated scatterings of my case de pause buisquelltoutted spomt for earnings, so as to provide for myself all the sake of alpiog god to his country that I care a straw about. But this can Bus zeesp full as strong is that the heat case with but very few men, Statoitea publier setvikuti

will soldum awer especially men of great industry conceive that he has any rapoisibility and talent; and, besides, it is further upon his shoulders. The great stalking necessary 16' my case; because, to preborse in defenbeyof the juboides of the serve my power of being useful, 1 must peace is that they are mepared, and this always be able to say to the people has been tepeated baoften, aloit;u lastNot vne hour of your labour, not one the epithet illopplied to them in the way singter 'straining of your nerves, has of derision and scorr. Nevertheless, ever given gain to ine. all their blunders, all the acts, many Here, gentlemen, I think, I may stop, of "ich are such that I do not think satisfied that I have shown the justice, proper to describe theori, are all varnish- the expediency, and the easy practicabiad over by the word tenpiaid!! There lity of the first of the measures proposed is a constróus: falkacyoia this, to be by me in my Address No. 1; and here For forweged them rashlag forward I should relieve you from the heavy tax to get upaid as eagerly as the loan- which I have, in this long Address, been

imposing upon your patience. But Mr. making a stand against parochial taxes PRENTICE, just after his false charge raised by a self-elected, self-appointed against me relative to the West Indies, vestry. The principle applies with takes occasion to eulogize, and not that equal aptitude to every other species of only, but, by the position of the two ar- tax, and we may be quite sure that it ticles, to put in a sort of contrast with will be acted upon. The rest of the me, Messrs. POTTER and SHUTTLE- | parishes in Westminster, and away to WORTA. Well-merited, I dare say, are the eastward, are all uniting to act upon the praises he bestows upon these gen- the same principle; and we may be tlemen, for whom I entertain great re- quite sure that this will extend all over spect; particularly for the POTTERS, on the kingdom, unless representation and account of their great humanity towards taxation go hand in hand. The fact the working people when they were in really is, that without this principle be a state of indescribable misery. Mr. firmly adhered to, there is no such thing PAENTICB, however, seems to have an as property. The slaves in Virginia object in view further than the praises have a certain number of Members in bestowed upon these gentlemen ; not the Congress who are said to represent encouraged thereto by them, I am very them ;, and they do represent them just sure; for, though it is barely possible as much as the Select Vestry represent that they may think with respect to me the people of Marybonne. The repreas. Mr. Paentice appears to think, I sentatives of the slaves in Virginia take am very sure that they will say nothing care that nobody shall prevent them of that sort behind my back; and they from working; and that nobody are, doubtless, reserving themselves shall kill them or maim them; be until the bill shall bave passed, and un- cause that would be injurious to til I sliall be at Munchesier, in order to the masters of the slaves. And in utter their objections to my face. this respect the law-makers for Mary· Now, gentlemen, sincerely begging bonne are as kind as the law

wkers for your pardon for the length of this Ad! Virgiuia. The slaves in Virginia bave, dress, I conclude with an assurance, however, just as much property as the that I am

people of Marybonne, and no more ; Your faithful friend

for no man can be said to have any and most obedient servant, property at all if there be' a' body of Wa.. COBBETT. persons elected by themselves to take

from him just as much as they please,

and to dispose of it in any manner that REFUSING TO PAY TAXES.

they please. The description which

these gentlemen of St. Panctas give of The public-spirited parish of Mary. the arbitrary sway exercised over thera bonne, and I beg the printers to spell fills one with astonishment in the first it in this way, bas set an example which place, and then with indignation, rising has been immediately followed by the higher and higher with every new fact, sister parish of St. Pancras, containing till at last, one loses all patience and together a population twice that of Bed- calls for something or another that fordshire, and surpassing that of the far shall

, by whatever means, put an end to greater part of the counties. The pro- this abominable tyranny. I now insert ceedings in the parish of St. Pancras I the account of these interesting proceedinsert below, as I find them reported in ings, and it is not necessary to say that the Morning Chronicle of Tuesday last. the gentlemen who have taken the lead There is a good deal of confusion in the in theni "deserve ererý mark of approstatement; but the jet of the whole is bation that a just and grateful public can clear enough; namely, that the people bestow. will not pay taxes unless they be repre. MEETING OF THE PARISH OF ST. sented by those who impose and who PANCRAS, 26 SEPTEMBER, 1831. vote away the taxes. ' ll.com are here A inceting of rate.payers of this parishi

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A causa to sacb unjust, on tamely submit for the said rates, until the rate payers shall meet, and record their opinione public to (Cheers.) He did not wish them to resist the

to the consideration of a most sem of Mr. Fairte, the

Augustus-street, Park, 'ta take into consideration the propriety to them all. They had all been, compelled to of resisting the pasiment of poor-rates in that pay heavy taxes into the bands of an irreprisb, until they pbtaip a control over the sponsible body; the griuding taxation had receipts and expenditure of the parish funds. been most oppressive; the iron

had entered Major Revell was voted to the chair, amidst their souls, and at last tbey bad come to a the acclamations of the meeting, consistiog of resolution to withhold the payment of rates in about two thousand persons.

money till they regained the inalienable right Major Reyslu said, they had met once of which po unjust act could deprive them more on the subject of parochial abuses, and the right of electivg, those who had the conbe was glad to see so numerous a body astrol over their parish funds. (Cheers.) He seinbled on the occasion ; for be was eonfideup would pryceed to read the declaration which it was only by agitation, repeated and coulis had beeu drawn up by tbe Committee, which tinued esitation, shat they should be able to be was confident the meeting would approve

the

! reiga of Queen Elizabetli recebe period, the rate-payers oraiferent pa Pancras parish, viewing the irresponsibility of tishes bad by law ile power of, electing their the Vestry--the wavlou expenditure-the dis

w ofieersin hogj bhex repesce, the im; franchisement of the parishioners in their portant trust for the rates and levies

. A self-election of a few to the exclusion of the few years ago, anddr a 'tnost corrupt Governi- many do protest against the acts of, and the ment, the detect " broagbtia bill into Para rates assessed by the Vestry, and other irrelament, by which they obtained ja, power of sponsible authorities of the parish, and de

of pell election, and of entire irre: dlare our determinatiou' to withhold payment faucras, ndiçãant at this infamous' assault hereafter assessed; and we hereby furtber

dea upen the sacra edifive of public liberty, de clate, that we will avail ourselves of the option termined not to endure iklongers nor could be given by law to allow our goods to be distrained

and tyrannicai fráve obtained their just rights in the appoint condort, which was ooly suitable to the slavish mevtofrestrymer and other parochial officers, coedition et die inbabitants of St. Petersburgh and shall have also obtained a sufficient çon, er Cuomotinople (Cheers:)! A commitire truloyer the receipts and expenditure of the had been, fortsed. iy that parish, who were parish. determined to battle bravely aud constitu

Having read this declaration, he would ask tionally for the restorative of the rights of the Government what must have been the extheir felldw-parishioners! ("Cheers.). Two tent of oppression and tyranny on the part of years agy, a bill had heen prepared by the the abominable Select Committee to bave driven committee siung at the Freemason's Tavern; the tradesmen of this large parish to resolve bat such was the state of the House of Com- upon having their goods distrained opou and cos, that it was objected to as being too de carried off, rather than submit to pay rates to mocratic. The bill proposed to give the power a body self-elected and irresponsible? The te tbt rate-payers to elebt thein- vestry and men of St. Pancras did not attempt to gain pually, and also the auditors. Je vould have their

cause by clamour or turbulence, but by made the parish a liule republic (cheers), that firmness which was so admirably described Which they migdt be bórrified to learn (loud by the

Duke of Wellington respecting the Taughtery but it actually would have given British troops at the battle of Waterloo. That ibem aangal electious and yote by ballot Gegeral observed, “When I looked at their (Cheering.)Le might be said, "You go too faces and saw the firmness of the men, I was fas, this is rerulution"His reply was confident that they were invincible, and They did not go too far; they went back to that victory was already within my grasp." ibe saree state which the parishioåers enjoyed (Cheers.) before the passing of the atrucioas Select Bill Mr. WITHERS, on proposing the first resothey merely returned to the ancient insticalution, said, that after the able speech from

that in

Are you so the Chair nau, he would not detain the meetabsurd as to suppose parishioners ing long. He thought that, after four years? can annuaðy aftend 'und publicly vote for the petitioning without avail

, the time was arrived election of a vestry? He answered, Yes : when they must act, and endeavour to change, in Lize city of London 12,000 citizens could in a peaceable manner, the infamous system

and why not of parochial plunder so long carried on, . meet together more often i Hadi they did. payment of the rates for supporting the puor Public discussion tended much to public good. but it was important they should resist the h jaught nou their rightstrit was oulz ubrough arbitrary and injust domiyation of the sello public içuafarge batenyeruors had been able elected Vestry. The Vestry consisted of 123 to introduce public slavery. (Cheering.) He vestryinen self-elected, and for life, with ire

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