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templating the character and the deeds | altogether it is as good an ear as either of our city“ Charley," and by the strong of those from Guernsey or Perensey. partiality that I feel for every-thing ap- And yet the BEAST-LIAR calls it a pertaining to civic virtues and to our civic“ fraud," and begs my correspondents Government: coming back, tearing my not to give it to the labouring men to self away from these captivating topics, cultivate! The grower of this corn in and returning to the dull clod-polled Lancashire calculates his crop at 700 subject of Cobbett-corn, respecting Winchester bushels of ears to the acre which, I have to state, that one of the of that county, that is, 350 bushels to sacks (four Winchester bushels) weigh- the statute acre ; that is, 175 Winchester ed 252 pounds, and Mr. Sapsford called bushels of shelled corn to the statute yesterday to tell me, that it produced acre. And I have always said, that .. 224 pounds of flour, and this every man with proper culture, it will always yield may have off four rods of ground; and a bushel of shelled corn to the rod, yet the FOOL-LIAR says that this is a which is 160 rods. The gentleman fraud upon the poor! In my last Re-says, that a barrel of beer was made of gister, I said, that Mr. SAPSFORD made the tops, before the corn was ripe. I che COBBETT-BREAD of three-fourths am really proud of this ear of corn wheat and one of corn flour ; he tells from Lancashire: the ears are longer me, that it is two-thirds wheat and one and larger in America ; but America of corn flour.

nerer produced a better-ripened, or

richer, ear of corn. COBBETT-CORN.

At this time I feed my ewes partly I have to thank Mr. TEMPLAR for on corn, and their lambs have corx-meah some tine samples of the corn, growed | The FOOL-LIAR has been down, in

I have none to spare for pigs or poultry. at and near Lymington, in Hampshire.

person, to the HARD-PARISIES, to perCORN-PUDDINGS.

suade the people that it will give pigs

the “MURRAIN," and to people the We use the corn-flour in my family,“ YELLOW JAUNDICE." There's a FIRST as bread, two-thirds wheaten and beast for you! I wish the good fellows one-third corn-flour; second, in butter of Preston could have seen the contempt puddings baked, a pound of flour, a and scorn with which these sensible quart of water, two eggs, though these people treated the beast! It is not the last are not necessary; Third, in plum- LIAR, the impudent liar, it is not the puddings, a pound of flour, a pint of malignant animal that we have to conwater, half a pound of suet, the plums, template here, but the beastly foolishand no eggs; FOURTH, in plain suet- ness. Just as if the folks in the hardpuddings, and the same way, omitting parishes did not know that all farmthe plums; FIFT), in little round animals were fatted ou it in America, dumplings, with suet or without, and and that all the people ate it there. though they are apt to break, they are However, I suspect that this trip into very good in this way; in broth, to Hampshire, and this visit to the hardthicken it, for which use it is, beyond all parishes, had some view beyond the measure, better than wheaten flour. And preservation of the cattle and the people yet the FOOL-BEAST LIAR calls it a from the deadly effects of the corn! In «s fraud," and uses the frank, the power short, look upon this as an expedition of using which the good honest fellows undertaken for the loan-mongers! of Preston thought they were bestowing upon an able and bold defender of their rights! I have just received an ear of my corn

SIR THOMAS DENMAN. growed in Lancashire, twelve miles In the next Register a handsome north of Liverpool. It is not quite so present for him to take to Bristol with long, so large, or so heavy; but taken him.

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porter “ CHARLEY” another time, and MR. MITCHELL OF PRESTON. of his Common Serjeant. Sir, Your letter, in the Preston Chronicle,

From the LONDON GAZETTE, rescues you from the imputation of being, or having been, an accomplice of THE

FRIDAY, DECEMBER 2, 1831. LIAR, which for a while you appeared

INSOLVENT. to be. Your letter has made us all laugh; READ, T., Hockliffe, Bedfords., victualler. for, though we here knew him before, the trip to Liverpool, and the Catholic BANKRUPTCY SUPERSEDED. Charity, have really made us stare; even FLEMING, J., Pendleton, Lancas., plumber. as, who know him so well! And his

BANKRUPTS. "rents," which he had just received ! Oh! I wish you had known all about BRITTAIN, W., Birmingham, builder.

BLOW,R., GreatGrimsby, Lincolns., merchant. that matter. Next time, ask him where BRYANT, W., Bishop's Hull, Somersetsbirc, his estates lie. I most sincerely con baker. gratulate you on your escape, and am

BULLEY, C. C., and W. Lavers, Nicholas la.,

wine-merchants. Your most obedient servant,

DANIEL, T., Chester-st., Grosvenor-pl., and WM. COBBETT.

Milbank-st., Westminste stone-merchant. DANKS, T., West Bromwich, Staffordshire,

grocer. MR. ALDERMAN SCALES. DEXTER, R. E., Northampton, ironmonger. The new election has closed, and Mr. ELLIS, J., Mark-lane, victualler. Scales has now been elected by a ma- FIFE, J., Thetford, Norfolk, purseryman.

FAYRER, R. J., London, mariner. jority of 95, he having 169 votes, and GEARY, T., and D. Horne, Manchester, Hughes Hughes" 54 votes. His m woollen-drapers. jority over Harvey was 28. So that GOODWIN, J., Stafford, shoe-manufacturer.

HALL,R.,Cungleton,Cheshire, silk-throwster. our paragons of purity have got much HUNTINGTON, L., South Molton-st., tailor. by this attempt to overrule the freemen MILLARD, S., Gloucester, victualler. and nullify their choice. It is the duty POCOCK, R., Bath, tobacconist. of the Lord Mayor to attend, and of RAMSAY, J., Devonport-st., Commercial-rd., ficially proclaim the Alderman that has SMITH, S., Sibery, York-terrace, Regent'sbeen duly elected. Our bright Chief park, hotel-keeper. Magistrate attended accordingly, having SMITH, T., Birmingham, grocer. his Common Serjeant (Law) at his el-SOLOMON, 1. L., and B. Solomon, Bristol,

cabinet-maker. bow. It is said that the golden-chained

STAREY, S., and T. Starey, Croydon, bleachers. personage hesitated whether he should SYM, W., Upper Marylebone-st., Portland-ple, not proclaim Hughes Hughes, who is an

upholsterer. Attorney, well known at Clapham un- TIPTON, T., Hereford, licensed-victualler. der the name of “ Hewit.” It was impudent enough in the Court of Alder

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 1831. men, to dare to refuse to swear Mr. Scales in and to issue a new precept;

BANKRUPTCY SUPERSEDED. but a VETO by Don Key would have BILLOWS, G. B., Poole, ironmonger. been reducing the thing to a farce indeed! The Don did not persevere

BANKRUPTS. to the consummation of the act ; and ASKEW, R. and J. Dewhurst, Manchester, Mr. SCALES was proclaimed duly elected.

commission-agents. Never was miniature more like a large CROSS, J., Burnley, Laucashire, cottonpicture, than this City Government is LOCKWOOD, J., Huddersfield, Yorkshire, like that down at Westminster, except cloth-merchaut. as to what relates to the heads of the LOVELL, C., St. Martin's-court, Leicestergovernment. Their lives are entwined :

square, wine-merchant and tavern-keeper.

MEEKS, J., and T. Gummery, Warwick, upthey will stand, one just as long as the holsterers. other. More of Don Key and his sup- MORE, L., Lawrence-Pountuey-lane, merch,

PATTERSON, J., Garstang, Lancasbire,

Gloucester, Single...50s. to 34s. spirit-merchant and tea.dealer.

Edam .......463. to 52s. PEGG, E., Shoreditch, linen-draper.

Gouda 44s. to 48s. "RADFORD, T., Ashborne-green, Derbyshire, Hams, Irish........623. to 70s. dealer.

SMITHFIELD-December 28. RAGG, W.H., Dudley & Birmingham, laceman. READ, J., Bathwick, Somersetshire, baker. This day's supply of beasts and sheep was RICHARDSON, M., Knaresborough, York-moderately good; of calves and porkers rather ‘shire, money-scrivever.

limited. The trade with beef, on account of RICHARDSON, T., Howden, Yorkshire, the Christmas boiliog being wanted, was somefarmer and cattle-dealer.

what brisk, at an advance, with veal dull at a RICKARD, S., J. Dockray, and T. Pioder, depression of 2d. to 4d. per stone. Mutton Leeds, machine-makers.

and pork were in steady demand at Friday's THOMSON, R. and T. D. Mildred, Sun- quotations. Beasts, 2,563 ; sheep and lambs, court, Corphill, merchants.

17,630; calves, 141; pigs, 160. WORDINGHAM; J. jun., Church-street, Kensington, surgeon and apothecary.

MARK-LANE.-Friday, Dec. 9. WORRILL, H., Newark-upon-Trent, Nottinghamshire, mercer and draper.

The arrivals this week are good. The mar ket dull, at Monday's prices.

Wheat ....

LONDON MARKETS.

THE FUNDS, Mark-Lane, CORN-EXCHANGE, December

3 per Cent Cons. shut. 5.-Our supplies, since this day se'no'ight, of

Consuls for Account (Thursday), 831 English wheat, barley, and beans, have been Foreign harley moderately good; of Irish, GA BEACKING, so good, so convenient, Scotch, and Foreign wheat, English peas, and so cheap, that all the world will use it! Scotch barley, Scotch and Irish flour and seeds,

Directions.--Reduce it with water to the from all quarters, but limited. No Foreign thickness of cream, and they use it like any flour or rye from any quarter.

other liquid Blacking. This day's market was tolerably well attended by buyers, maby of whom, to judge from their sufficient to fill a sixpen ny bottle. Sis peony.

N.B. Two penny-worth of this Blacking is activity amongst the samples, seemed disposed worth is sufficient to fill an eighteed-penny to do business; but as these aimed at depres- bottle. - Manufactory, Wellivgtou-street, sed, the sellers either at stationary or advanced

Pentunville. prices, the trade was, with each kind of coro, pulse, malt, and seeds, dull at last Monday's the late Mr. Johnson, a well-known chemist

This Blacking was originally invented by quotations, with four at a depression of full of Nantwich in Cheshire, and sold by bina in 2s. per sack.

his druggist's shop in that town for twenty53s. to 65s.

five years. It was jutroduced in London by Rye .....

34s, to 38s,

Griffiths and Turner in June 1831 ; and so Barley

27 s. to 33s.

well has it been approved by the public, that, fine.

34s. to 42s, Peas, White

in the short space of five months, there bare 35 s. to 40s.

been po less than fifteen imitations of itThe Boilers

40s. to 48s.

names and full directions are printed on every Grey

32s, to 42s. Beans, Old......

penny packet. 40s. to 42s.

Wholesale at 8s. a gross; three gross and Tick

41s. to 45g. Oats, Potatoe

upwards at 7s. 6d. a gross; twelve gross and

25s. to 30s, Poland

upwards at 7s. a gross.-For Money only.

24s. to 27s. Feed

19s. to 24s. Flour, per sack

58s, to 63s.

CATIONAL POLITICAL UNION.-08

fice is now open at Saville-house, LeiPROVISIONS.

cester-square, where the Secretary sits from Bacon, Middles, new, 40s. to 46s. per cwt.

10 to 9 daily to enrol members' pames. Sides, new...50s. to 54s.

OBJECTS AND LAWS OF THE UNION, Pork, India, new ..125s. Od. to 127s. with an Address to the people of England. Pork, Mess, new ... 67s. 60. to —s. per barl. Price to members, one penoy, Butter, Belfast 100s. to -S. per cwt.

Also, POLITICAL UNIONS NOT CONCarlow ....100s. to 104s.

TRARY TO LAW. Price to members, one Cork ......97s. to 98s,

penny each. Just publisbed by the National Limerick .985. to s.

Political Union, and Effingham Wilsou, Royal
Waterford..94s, to 985.

Exchange.
Dublin ....95s. to -S.
Cheese, Cheshire ....60s. to 845.

Printed by William Cobbett, Johnson's-couri; and
Gloucester, Double., 565, to 65s,

published by him, at 11, Bolt-court, Fleet-street.

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Vol. 74.–No. 12.]

LONDON, SATURDAY, December 17TH, 1831.

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ed, by the Kiny's most excellent Majesty, by aod with the cousent of the Lords Spiritual and Teraporal, and Commons, in this present Parliamcat assenubled, and by the autbority of the saine, that each of the fifty-six boroughs enumerated in the schedule marked A, to this Açt annexed, shall from and after the end of this present Parliament cease to return any member or members to serve in Parliament.

And be it enacted, that each of the thirty boroughs enumerated in the schedule marked

B, to this Act annexed, shall, from aud after REFORM BILL.

the end of this present Parliament, return one

member and no more to serve in Parliament. I SAALI first of all insert the whole of

And be it enacted, that each of the places tke Bill; and, when I have done that, annexed, sball, for the purposes of this Act,

wamed in the schedule inarked C, to this Act I shall subjoin some remarks; taking, be a borough, and shall as such borough inhowever, this earliest moment to say, clude the place or places respectively which that if I understand rightly the provi- shall be comprehended within the boundaries sions of the bill, the bill is BETTER of such borough, as such boundaries shall be

settled and described by an Act to be passed THAN THE FORMER ONE; my for that purpose in this present Parliament; REASONS for saying which I will fully which Act, when passed, shall be deemed and state, when the reader has had the Bill taken to be part of this Act, as fully and efbefore him ; but, clearly to comprehend fećtually as if the same were incorporated

and that each of the same boroughs these reasons, my readers must be so named in the said schedule C, shall, from and good as to go patiently through the after the end of this present Parliament, returu whole of the Bill. If I rightly view the two members to serve in Parliament. tendency of the ten-pound clause, Lord

And he it enacted, that each of the places

named in the schedule marked D, to this Act GREY has kept his word, and has made anvexed, shall, for the purposes of this Act the bill even more efficient for every be a borough, and shall as such borough ingood purpose than it was before. Once clude the place or places respectively wbieh more I pray my readers to go through of such borough, as such boundaries shall be the Bill with the greatest attention ; settled and described by an Act to be passed for and, when you have done that, to weigh that purpose in this present Parliament, which well the grounds for this my opinion. Act, when passed, shall be deemed and taken

to be part of this Act, as fully and effectually

as if the same were incorporated herewith; PARLIAMENTARY REFORM BILL. and that each of the s said boroughs named in

the said schedule D, shall, from and after the

end of this present Parliament, return one A BILL TO AMEND THE REPRESEN-member to serve iu Parliament.

TATION OF THE PEOPLE IN ENG And be it enacted, that the borough LAND AND WALES.

of New Shoreham shall for the purposes

of this Act include the whole of the rape of [NOTE.-The words printed in italics are pro- Bramber, in the county of Sussex, save and posed to be inserted in the Comınittee.)

except such parts of the said rape as shall be Whereas it is expedient to take effectual included in the borough of Horsham; by an measures for correcting divers abuses that Act to he passed for that purpose in this prehave long prevailed in the choice of members sent Parliament; and that the borough of to serve in the Commons Huilse of Parliament, Cricklade shall, for the purposes of this Act, to deprive many inconsiderable places of the include the hundreds and divisions of Highright of returning members—to gravt such wo:th, Cricklade, Staple, Kingsbridge, and privileges to large, populous, and wealthy Malmesbury, in the county of Wilts, save and towns; to increase the number of knights of except such parts of the said hundred of the shire, to extend the elective franchise to Malmesbury as shall be included in the borough many of his Majesty's subjects who have not of Malmesbury, by an Act to be passed for that Leretofore enjoyed the same, and to dimivish purpose in the present Parliament; and that the expense of elections; be it therefore coact- the borough of Aylesbury shall, for the para

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poses of this Act, include the three hundreds fully and effectually as if the same were inof Aylesbury, in the county of Buckingham ; corporated here with. and that the borough of East Retford shall, And be it enacted, that each of the towns of for the purposes of this Act, include the huo- Swansea, Lougher, Neath, Aberbaven, and dred of Bassetiaw, in the county of Notting. Ken-fiy, shall, for the purposes of this Act, bam, and all places locally situate within the include the place or places respectively which outside houndary or limit of the huodred of shall be comprehended within the boundaries Batsetlaw, or surrounded by such boundary, of each of the said towns, as such boundaries and by any part of the county of York or county shall be settled and described by an Act to be of Lincoln.

passed for that purpose in this present Parlia· And be it enacted, that the towns of Wey- ment, which Act, when passed, shall be deemmouth and Melcombe Regis, sball, for the ed and taken to be part of this Act, as fully purposes of this Act, be deemed and taken and effectually as if the same were incorpoto be one borougb, aud that such borough rated herewith ; and that the said five towns shall, from and after the end of this present so included as aforesaid, shall for the purposes Parliament, returu two members, and no more, of this Act be one borough, and shall, as such to serve in Parliament; and that the towns of borough, from and after the end of this present Penryn and Falmouth shall, for the purposes Parliament, return one member to serve in of this Act, be deemed and taken to be one Parliament, and that the portreeve of Swansea borough; and that the towns of Sandwich and shall be the returning ofñcer for the said Deal shall, for the purposes of this Act, be borough; and no person by reasou of any deemed and taken to be one borough ; and right accruing in any of the said five towns that each of the said boroughs shall, from and shall have any vote in the election of a memafter the end of this present Parliament, ber to serve in any future Parliament for the return two members to serve in Parliament. borough of Cardiff.

And be it enacted, that every city and bo And be it enacted, that the persons respec. rough in England, wbich now returns a mem- tively described in the said schedules Cand ber or members to serve iu Parliament (ex- D shall be the returving officers at all elec. cept the several cities and boroughs enume- tions of a member or members to serve in rated in the said schedule A) and the several Parliament for the boroughs in conjunction boroughs of New Shoreham, Cricklade, Ayles with which such persons are respectively bury, and East Retford, shall, for the purposes mentioned in the said schedules C and D; of this Act, include the place or places respec- and that for those boroughs for which no pertively, which shall be comprehended within sons are mentioned in such schedules as re• the boundaries of such city or borough, as turning officers, the sheriff for the time being sách boundaries shall be settled, and de- of the county in which such boroughs are rescribed, by an Act to be passed for that purpose spectively situate, shall, within two months in this present Parliament ; which Act, when after the passing of this Act, and in every sucpássed, shall be deemed and taken to be part ceeding respective year in the month of of this Act, as fully and effectually as if the March, by writing under his hand, nominate same were incorporated herewith ; and that and appoint for each of such borongbs a fit every such city or borough shall

, together with person, being resident therein, to be, and such the place or places respectively so to be com-person so nominated and appointed sball acs prehended therein as aforesaid, be a city or cordingly be, the returning

officer for each of borough for the purpose of returning a mem- such boroughs respectively, until the domina. ber or members to serve in all future Parlia- tion to be made in the succeeding March; ments.

and in the event of the death of any sucb And be it enacted, that each of the places person, or of his becoming incapable to act by named in the first column of the schedule E reason of sickness or other sufficient impedito this Act annexed, shall have a share in the ment, the sheriff for the time being shall, on election of a member to serve in all future notice thereof, forthwitha nominate and appoint Parliaments, for the shire-town or borough in his stead a fit person, being so resident as which is mentioned in conjunction therewith, aforesaid, to be, and such person so nominated and named in the second column of the said and appointed shall accordingly be, the reschedule E.

turning officer for such borough for the reAnd be it enacted, that each of the places mainder of the then current year; and no named in the first column of the said schedule person, having been so nominated and apE, and each of the shire-towns or boroughs pointed as returuing

officer for any borough, named in the second column of the said sche- shall after the expiration of his office be comdule E, shall for the purposes of this Act, in- pellable at any time thereafter to serve again clude the place or places respectively, which in the said office for the same borough : proshall be comprehended within the boundaries vided always, that no person being in holy of each of the said places, shire-towns, and orders, nor any church warden or overseer of boroughs respectively, as such boundaries the poor within any such borough, shall be shall be settled aud described by an Act to be nominated or appointed as such returning passed for that purpose in this present Parlia oficer for the same; and ibat no person so ment, which act, when passed, shall be nowinated and appointed as returning officer deeme. and taken to be part of this Act, as for any such borough, shall be appuiuted a

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