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The Daily Dispatch: February 21, 1862., [Electronic resource], The Conservative influence of tobacco. (search)
Distress among the English and French operatives. --The distress among the operatives out of employment in the British manufacturing districts continues to increase; and we scarcely take up a Manchester or Liverpool or Glasgow journal that does not contain details of the most distressing description. The poor houses have daily additions to their inmates, and pauperism is rapidly on the increase. As in England and Scotland, so in France. In Rouen, of the 50,000 persons who live by spinning, weaving, and dyeing, two thirds can find nothing to do, and of these two thirds nearly all are working on half of quarter time. The Government is doing much to alleviate the want and suffering resulting from this state of things, which journals unfriendly to the North are in the habit of representing as he consequence of out one cause — the blockade of the rebel ports by the Federal Government. This allegation is no doubt true inspire; but the fairer way of putting it would be to say, it