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Rates and Electoral Rights.—By the Municipal Reform Act of 1835 it was enacted that the actual payment of rates for

Rates and Electoral Rights.—By the Municipal Reform Act of 1835 it was enacted that the actual payment of rates for

two years and a half by a householder himself was a necessary condition of the enjoyment of a vote for municipal elections. The act of 1850 dispensed with this condition, the payment of rates by the landlord being made sufficient to confer the right of voting on that class of oc
23 July 1859 - Leeds Times - Leeds, Yorkshire, England
 
NOW COME THE EASTER HOLIDAYS! The spring puts on its beauteous robe, The flowers so sweet are peeping, Whilst vegetation

NOW COME THE EASTER HOLIDAYS! The spring puts on its beauteous robe, The flowers so sweet are peeping, Whilst vegetation

bright and fresh , Is now around us creeping All nature seems to smile with glee, The birds with joy are singing, The forest scene and valley green, Witb wild notes now are ringing. Now Easter comes with smiling face, Unlike old winter's sadness, With young and old we now behold
19 March 1853 - Leeds Times - Leeds, Yorkshire, England
 
WOOLLEN AND OTHER MARKETS.

WOOLLEN AND OTHER MARKETS.

LEEDS CLOTH MARKET?.—There is not so much prevailing in the manufacturing districts as we have had * q\<K ( now for some time back, and business transactions in ttfj Halls have been to a very limited extent. In the warehoiis 1 ' '.ili>£ wears a dull aspect, buyers being extremel
15 February 1851 - Leeds Times - Leeds, Yorkshire, England
 
MARKET INTELLIGENCE, &c.

MARKET INTELLIGENCE, &c.

CORN MARKETS. LEEDS, April 19.—There is very little fresh wheat on the market, which fetches last Tuesday's prices. Chambered samples are alnrost unsaleable, and Is. per quarter lower, and the trade continues dull. Good barley is scaice, and fully maintains its value. No alter
23 April 1853 - Leeds Times - Leeds, Yorkshire, England
 
THE BUDGET.

THE BUDGET.

Like most Chancellors of the Exchequer at that interesting but critical moment of their political existence when the Budget of the year is to be brought forth, Mr. Gladstone endeavoured, in the first place, to lower the expectations of his auditory, in order that they might be t
23 April 1853 - Leeds Times - Leeds, Yorkshire, England
 

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THE TEA DUTY.

THE TEA DUTY.

The conviction that the exorbitant duty on tea t operates most perniciously in restricting the consump- lion of an article for which the taste seems to be uni- versal, and in lessening the extent of our commercial c intercourse with the populous empire of China, has long held po
23 April 1853 - Leeds Times - Leeds, Yorkshire, England
 
ELECTION COMMITTEES.

ELECTION COMMITTEES.

It will bo seen that the progress of disfranchisement has received a check. The Liberal members for Leicester, and 1 their public-spirited supporters, have achieved triumphant (though uot a costless) confirmation of their electoral victory. We are glad also to hud a fellow-journ
23 April 1853 - Leeds Times - Leeds, Yorkshire, England
 
BANKRUPTS—FROM LAST NIGHT'S GAZETTE.

BANKRUPTS—FROM LAST NIGHT'S GAZETTE.

William Storor, upholsterer, Northampton. William Couch, piano-forte maker, John-street, Fitzroy-squarc, Middlesex. Thomas Birch, dealer in malt and coal master, Broseley, Salop. Arnold Francis Willie and George Henry Wilson, merchants, Kingston-upon-llull. William Walker, sacki
8 March 1851 - Leeds Times - Leeds, Yorkshire, England
 
MINISTERS' INTENTIONS.

MINISTERS' INTENTIONS.

Lord John Russell then rose, and in moving that ■ the house at its rising do adjourn until Monday next, proceeded to state the order in which public business would be taken, and he said that in moving the order of the day for the second reading of the Ecclesiastical Titles Assum
8 March 1851 - Leeds Times - Leeds, Yorkshire, England
 
-—— ■ ~v- ' ■ ■ " ■ ■ ' ■ ——- Death in Life. —On Saturday an inquest was

-—— ■ ~v- ' ■ ■ " ■ ■ ' ■ ——- Death in Life. —On Saturday an inquest was

held a* Westminster, on the body of George Brewer, aged five weeks. Mary Brewer, mother of the deceased, said she had been, the mother of ten children, and that her husband was MeeaW since which time she had cohabited with the father of f™*™. a man named Chester, who got a preca
8 March 1851 - Leeds Times - Leeds, Yorkshire, England