The nomination of two candidates to represent the western division of
this county took place at Cockermoputh on Tuesday, the 13th July. There being
no opposition to the election of Captain LOWTHER and Mr. IRTON, of IRTON Hall,
the proceedings excited very little interest.

       Captain IRWIN, of Calder Abbey, briefly proposed his friend Captain
LOWTHER, whom he described as a staunch supporter of " our noble institutions in
Church and State."

       The Rev. Dr. PARKINSON, principal of St. Bees clerical institute
seconded the nomination. He said he did so in his peculiar capacity as a clergyman
as well as a voter, with great satisfaction. This country was deeply
interested in agriculture and in commerce, and he thought both would be fairly
protected by returning Captain LOWTHER. Which of those branches could flourish and the
prosperity of the other could not be increased? and which would decay without
the other suffering with it? Therefore, upon the most selfish principle, he
maintained that looking to their own interest only, they were perfectly right
in selecting a member of that great family whose interests were bound up and
identical with their own. (Loud applause.) With regard to politics, they must
either descend downwards to more democratical principles, or hold firmly to
those principles so zealously maintained by Lord DERBY. There was not a thrid
alternative. As for the Whigs everyboby knew they were completely dead and buried.
(Loud Laughter.) He believed there was not a single individual, with one
noble exception only who did not believe that the House of RUSSELL had ceased to
reign! If Lord DERBY threw up the reins of government there were nothing left
them but a GRAHAM, a BRIGHT or a COBDEN, with a fall to democracy!  It was
clear that the country had two dangerous difficulties to contend with - popery and
infidelity; and those were the true friends of the constitution who untied to
maintain the protestant institutions and the morality of this nation.  (Loud
cheering.) He had great pleasure in seconding the nomination of Captain
LOWTHER.

       Mr. BROWNE, of Tallentire Hall, in a long rambling, rigmarole speech,
full of bitter invectives and sarcasm against the Manchester Cotton Spinners
and the Manchester Chamber of Commerce, ( any of whom would be able to
out-weigh Mr. BROWNE in wealth any day.) He was somewhat of opinion that as they had
got a big loaf, it would be better this dry weather if they had a little good
ale to wash it down with. (Laughter and cries of "temperance," and " we cannot
live upon drink.")

       Why did the Manchester school object to a duty of 3s or 4s on the
importation of foreign corn? Why did they set their face against it, whilst they
allowed 20s a quarter to be levied on Malt? Five millions a year are raised
upon your drink! and if you drink spirits the five millions are turned into ten
millions. ( MOst of the yawnies seemed dumfounded at such a piece of
intelligence - many reeling to and fro, the effects of that mornings potations.) At
length Mr. BROWNE wound up his luminous speech by proposing "his friend Mr. IRTIN,
of IRTON Hall." (Loud uproarious applause.)

To be continued...

Elections-West Cumberland
Part Two



       Mr. T. H. HOSKINS, of the High, seconded the nomination of Mr. IRTON,
in a sensible telling speech.

       There being no other candidate to propose, The High Sheriff declared
Captain LOWTHER and Samuel IRTON, Esq. duly elected for the Western Division of
Cumberland.

       Captain LOWTHER on coming forward, was received with derisive shouts
and partial cheering. He said - When last I had the honour of appearing before
you, I stated the course I intended to persue if you returned me to parliment.
You did return me to parliment, which has lasted five years. It has now been
disolved, and I come before you with the confidence of one who has followed
out to the best of his power the wishes of the great majority of this division.
(Laughter and derisive cheering.)

       In that parliment one of the chief measures  was the repeal of the
navigation laws, which I believe was proved most hurtful as respects the shipping
interest. (Laughter and cheers.) It is keenly felt in the seperate towns of
this division, and another -Liverpool_ the greatest sea-port town in this
country, has taken the alarm, and last week returned two conservative members to
the House of Commons, one of them a member of Lord DERBY's government. (Cheers
and groans.) Another subject which occupied considerable attention in this
country was the attempt of Mr. Alderman SALOMANS to take his seat by force in the
House of Commons, which has resulted in  Mr. SALOMAN's being rejected by the
constituency which returned him before. (Uproar.)

       When the late government fell to pieces in the spring of this year,
Lord DERBY took upon himself the task of governing this country. He did what was
-(uproar)- straightforward as any minister could do.
      

       He attached himself to those measures  which were necessart for the
actual business of the country, and he then appealed  to the constituencies of
England. I believe that Lord DERBY has measure in view which will greatly tend
to the benefit of the agricultural interest, and he will turn his attention to
the colonies which are nearly ruined. (Loud Laughter.) Any good measure I
will gladly support, whether it came from a minister or not. (No, no.) With
regard to the Papal aggression I am of opinion that every individual in the United
Kingdom should be at liberty to exercise his religious duties in whatever way
he thinks best. (Hear, hear.) I have always looked with great doubt on the
concessions made to the Church of Rome. Every concession has lead to greater
claims on behalf of that church. Judging from what I have seen in other countries
where Romanism has prevailed-there tyranny has prevailed to the greatest
extent.  These being my opinion I will not detain you longer than to thank you for
having returned me a second time as your representative. (The gallant captain
thus abruptly concluded amid considerable laughter and cheering from the
gentlemen on the hustings.)
      

       Samuel IRTON, Esq., then said - Gentlemen, it now devolves on me to
return thanks to those two gentlemen who kindly proposed and seconded, and to
the constituency of this division of the country, and you, brother electors for
having returned me. Gentlemen I cannot (unreadable) the topics of last session
like him whom I am proud to call my colleague on the other side of the
hustings, for during there five years I have been out at grass, as it were
-(laughter)- and although my friend has stated that I am not so young a man, I served
you twenty years ago and I hope that these five years during which I have been
out at grass will give me strength to serve you for twenty years to come.
(laughter.)

       I have now no promises whatever to make, nor is it my intention to
make any which I will not fulfil. I can however promise that I will serve you to
the best of my ability. More I cannot do.  My political principles are stated
in my address, and there has been no change in them since I last addressed
you.  Nothing is calculated to cause greater alarm than the progree of Popish
aggression in the present day. It shall be my duty to resist all such
aggressions, and uphold by every means the Protestant institutions of the country. I
thank you for the honour you have done me in returning me as your representative
in parliment. (Loud cheers.)

       Captain LOWTHER proposed, and Mr. IRTON seconded a vote of thanks to
the high Sheriff, for presiding that day.

       The High Sheriff briefly acknowledged the compliment.