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HOUSE OF COMMONS.—TUESDAY, FEB. 27. NEW MKT HOD OF CHURCH EXTENSION. 0'1 the motion for the second reading of the St. inlai-y, White- e<S.noel, Tithes and Easter Offerings Bill, \Iv B OsBonNe objected to the motion, because the bill was in rodumlat the suggestion of the rector of Whitechftpel to ex- t i-ieuish the rights uf the inhabitant s of that district altogether, and h. g,ve him compensation for that which he had, in fact, no right to compensation, namely, the tithes of the parish, to which e rs c'or had no title whatever. But, granting that the rector had a ei.-r.r tid, to the tithes, the he was sure, would not consent to e with a commu atum to whi-h the parishioners -were aitn^tler opposed. The bill prop sed to leg -lUe a comnrmta- £ 1,000 a year for tithes, which did not produce L6UV a roar v as*wr>ng. Such menses as these were, a disgrace to the j< stabhshed Chiirch. and he should therefore move that the Lit be r-ad a second time that day six months. V« r., G. THOMPSON «.eco(,ded the amendment. Mr. GLADSTONE, Mr. Gooi.BUKN.aud Sir F. liuxrox supported '4N W CLAY said it was with pain and reluctance that he was compelled to vote against the bill. It was distinctly understood that the churches in Whitechapel were to be supported by the pew- rents, and he did not think it creditable to a clergyman of the hNtabhshed Church In a parish where there were so many Non- conformists. „ + Tire ATTORNEY-GENERAL cautioned the House against.sane tioaing the principle of the bill, which gave power to pay the rector, out of the poor-rates. The. House then divided, when there ,ippeared For the second reading 70 Against it I. 89 Maioritv against the bill -19 The following members voted thus:—For the bill-Joseph Bailey, W. B. Hughes, Sir T. Lewis, David Pugh. Against it- David Morris, E. N4. L. Morgan, Johi Williams. SALARIES OF PUBLIC SERVANTS. Mr. HUlIfE moved, pursuant to notice, for a list, alphabetically arranged, of all persons in England receiving salaries, pensions, pay. profits, fees, emoluments, allowances, or grants of public money, between the 5th day of Jan. 1848, and 5th day of Jan., 1849, the amount of wh ch exceeds E200 stating the total amount received by each individual, and distinguishing the sources from which the payments are made. and the aggregate of the whole; simi- lar return of all persons in England, receiving salaries, pensions, pay, fees, emoluments, allowances, or grants of public money (not including those persons paid by wages), between the 5th day of Jan., 1848, and the 5th of Jan., 1849, the amount of which is up- wards of X50 and not exceeding E200 sterling each person, the total amount received by each individual, and distinguishing the sources from which the payments are made, and the aggregate of the whole so as exhibit in those two lists every person in Eng- land in the receipt of L50 and upwards from those and from all other sources of public money (the Church excepted). Also, two similar lists for Scotland, and two similar lists for Ireland.— Agreed to. COLONIAL AFFAIRS. In reply to a question by Mr. BAILLIE, indirectly conveying a charge aga ist the Colonial Department of mutilating despatches from the colonies, Mr. HAWES declared, with some warmth, that this charge against Earl Grey of mutilating despatches, which he had seen stated by parties known to Mr. Baillie, was utterly and altogether unfounded. When the committee met, there would not be the slightest objection to placing before it all the despatches referred to in full—not to be submitted to the House, or disclosed to the public —when it would be seen that the omissions had been made solely for the purpose of protecting private character. SICILY. Mr. BANKES moved for 11 an address for copies of the informa- tion received bv Government, on which the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs has grounded statements made in this House relative to atrocities alleged to have, been committed by the Neapo- litan army in Sicily." Lord PALMERSTON suggested that the motion should be altered to "an address for any reports received by Government, and ad- dressed to the Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs," &c. Agreed to. Mr. BANKES said, rumours were prevalent that some of the arms used by the insurgents in Sicily had come from her Majesty's stores. He wished to know if such was the case ? Lurd PALMERSTON, in reply, begged to say that no stores had been given to the Sicilians at the expense of Her Majesty's Go- vernment. At the same time he might state the cause of these rumours. What had happened was this,—in September last a contractor, who had been in the habit of supplying Her Majesty's stores with arm- applied for permission to receive back some guns he had just furnished, on condition that he replaced them, in order that he might complete a contract with the Sicilian Government. That application had been referred to him (Lord Palmerston), and he stated in reply that he did not see any objec- tion to allowing the contractor to get the arms under the circum- stances (hear, hear). Having disposed of all the business on the paper, the House ad- journed at half-past seven, journed at half-past seven, HOUSE OF COMMONS.—WEDNESDAY, FEB. 28. The Speaker took the chair at twelve o'clock. PUBLIC ROADS BILL. Mr. CORNEWALL LEWIS moved the second reading of this bill. Several members spoke strongly against it, and the feeling of the House was so general that it was withdrawn. Immediately afterwards, Mr. LEWIS rose and moved (amid the cheers of the House) for leave to bring in another Bill, which was granted. OFFENCES (IRELAND) BILL. Sir II. W. BARRON moved the second reading of this bill, which, after some discussion, was withdrawn. OUT-DOOR PAUPERS' BILL. Mr, BAINES moved that the House should resolve itself into a committee on this bill, which proposed to give powers to the Poor- law Commissioners to i<sue rules and regulations for pauper esta- blishments; to mould the contracts entered into between the guardians and contractors to lay down certain terms upon'which 11., 1 „i,«uiu oe receiveu lO ..1..& ,-i.v.. ",l.j. regulations by penalties, and by a power of summarily dis- missing the contractors which the Poor-law Commissioners could not do at present. The bill also gave the Poor-law Com- missioners the power of dismissing the secretary of these establish- ments, and also a power to the clergyman of the parish in which the establishments were situate of visiting the establishments, and reporting to the Poor-law Board. The House tnen went into committee upon the bill, and after making a few verbal amendments the bill was read a tirst time. The other orders of the day were then disposed of, and the n, 11 e adjourned a few minutes before six o'clock. =

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