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ERIAL PARLIAMENT. ise of Lords, June 27, Lord 8tanhope moved au he Quern praying Her Majesty to take Into con- ie Institution of an Ordar of Merit to be bestowed sty as a sign ol her Royal approbation upon men served well of their country in science, literature, 9 observed that there was no State of any conse- pt England but admitted the principle, which he 16 established iu this country, of granting decora- en eminent in art, literature, and science, jion of art and science by the grant of dtcora- histead of advancing, actually retrograded in d he thought it would be desirable to give to land artists a distinction s'milar to tliose Ordera inien and military commanders were amMtious « such an Older as he desired to see established Lted, he thonght it would be desirable to limit of those receiving it, that it should be bestowed P regard to political considerations, and that Its d not involve the necessity of any change oi part of the recipient. nville admitted that an Order of Merit might seful effect, as the Order of the Legion of Honour first in France, but he added that after a time became depreciated in consequence of its indis- 'stribtition. In a country having Constitutional the selection of persons for the receipt of the d be an invidious task for the Prime Minister e, and would give ri<e to complaints on the I who cnnceived themselves unjustly over- hough the Prime Minister wculd be above allow- considerations to influence his decision, yet be no doubt that an enormous pressure would lm in the case of two competitor* of pearly equal ng to obtain the distinction. The difficulty of lew Order of the sort would be very great, and Bent did not see their way to giving practical I Proposal submitted to the House. arks from Lord HoughUn, Lord Harrowby, and the motion was then put and nf gatived. r) Lord Ettrick, who inquired whether the Govern- be able to present returns respecting agriculture »n such a form as would enlighten the pubic mind re of land and the occupationfand improvement the Duke of Argyll said that returns for object, in order to be valuable, must consist "ts of facts, and not of opinions, and that M returns alluded to by Lord Ettrick would 'elusive; and he added, in reply to another ques- ord Ettrick, that he was not able to state that ■ measure was under the contemplation of the tot India for the prevention of the destruction property in India by wild beasts, but as an ex- number of persons were destroyed by wild thought the attention of the Government of be called to the subject. other business had been disposed of, their wjourned. e of Commons Bat at two o'clock. business was Committee of Supply, in which &ce Packet Service and the Irish Education Vote s t°. and the House then went into Committee on ,1. which has stood over since June 6. On Progress was reported in order to meet an taken by Mr. Magniac, which received very ?pcrt, to making tbe new expenses of drawing f Lists a charge on the Poor Rates. The Attorney- Proposed to pet ovrr the difficulty by following »nt of the Irish Land Act, and providing that the paid by the Treasury out of moneys to be voted Bnt- This was accepted, and it was understood amendment would be made on the Report. lalue$ relating to the compotitton of the Jury, the L» the Attorney-General explained at length the >* which he wished the Committee to make in the w, Though he still thought that the number *|ely and advantageously reduced from twelve to wvil casts, he gave up this amendment in to the almost unanimous opinion against a, he pleaded earnestly against the necessity of unanimity, and proposed that the verdict of the twelve should be taken. Next, he the Committee to sanction an innovation lad much atbeurt—the Composite Jury—in the 'our Special Jurymen to eight Common Jury- there should be an admixture of *11 element* in **s recommended by the Common Law Procedure D and the Judicature Commission but the system r!*te selection which they contemplated would th Judges, he admitted, were in favour of ne number of twelve, there was a majority in j™wiimity, and on the mixed Jury they had not jkcussion which followed, Mr. Gregory was the hv» ° Save the Attorney-General any support, n he was in favour of reducing the number of even and taking the verdict of six, he strongly > Composite Juries. On the other hand, Mr. Lopes, >»wrence, Mr. Hardy, Mr. West, Mr. Floyer, 'mid, and Mr. Wa'ter spoke against the At- proposals, urging the Impolicy of weakening indence in trial by Jury by diminishing tbe &pd taking the verdict of a minosity, and» *<»o on the discordance and data Jealousy, the unequal burden on Special Jurors, which the result of the composite system. In the Ltto ey- nerat acknowledging that he stood "drew his proposals the clauses relating to them out, and the law therefore on these poin ts will 'altered. Subsequently progress was made with I to Clause 65. ida Loan Guarantee Bill was read a third time and Evening Sitting, the House was courted out at 'nutes past nine o'clock, while Mr. M Ltren was orward a motion on the rating of Scotch Churches M.

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