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trimmed with gold lace, cocked hats and who has returned to his own in Picand feathers, and large nosegays. cadilly, left the former under the care of
The first oflicial act of the new a female servant. The girl was going sheriffs, immediately after their being to dress something for her dinner, but swom in, was to issue notices to the on opening the stove door the room was headboroughs and constables through- filled with smoke. It was soon found out the county, of their determination that the flue was red-hot. Mr. Newto enforce the penalties of the law combe, the master of a neighbouring against those who shall fail to make public-house, with great presence of complete and correct lists of the free- mind, and the inost active exertions, holders. The difficulties of making up contrived to put a stop to the mischief, juries from the present lists are well which otherwise might have been atknown, and it is nearly thirty years tended with the most fatal consesince they underwent any considerable quences. reformation.
3. Yesterday morning, a party of solOct. 1. A coroner's inquest sat yes- diers, stationed at the old powder magaterday, at a public-house below Putney, zine, in Hyde Park, surrounded the tree on the body of miss Emily Hendly, who from which the alarmning noise has iswas unfortunately drowned on Tuesday sued that has excited so much alarm - Jast, by a boat sinking. It appeared within the last fortnight.-After cutthat the young lady was returning to ting part of the tree down, and probing London in a boat, managed by an un the cavity of the trunk, which is very skilful party of young men, and they large, with their halberts, they discowere unavoidably run down by a cutter, vered ai. Owl's nest, with two well grown and the side of the boat was stared. The owlets, and the oldowlalong with them. whole of the company, including miss It thus appears, that it was the noise of Hendly, an elderly lady, and the four this family that gave so much alarm to young men, escaped before the boat the young centinels, not acquainted with sunk; but the deceased, in her alarm, such sounds. Ever since a rumour of threw herself out of the boat, and her a ghost in the Park went abroad, (for body was not found for above an hour. that was the first story), the tree has She was the daughter of a man of pro- been daily visited by crowds of people, perty, at Mapledurham, Oxon, and was
expecting to see the spirit of soine fair on a fortnight's visit to the family of eglantine walk out of the hollow trunk. Nir. Southly, hatter, Lambeth. Verdict, Above one hundred people were upon accidental death.
the spot yesterday. 2. On Wednesday evening a comet Yesterday afternoon one of the cornmade its appearance, visible to the naked ing-houses belonging to the powder-mills eye, in the neighbourhood of London. on Hounslow-heath blew up. As there Its place formed nearly a right angle was only a small quantity of powder in with the bright star Arcturus, and the it, the explosion was not great; but two elegant constellation Corona, or the
poor men were so much hurt that their Northern Crown, and set almost due
lives were despaired of; another who West about eight o'clock. Its appear was in the house it is hoped will reance to the naked eye was that of a star of the first magnitude, having a very London, Oct. 8. Yesterday morning, distinguishable gleam of light or nebu- about six o'clock, a fire broke out in the losity, extending to the left or South of extensive premises belonging to Messrs. its body, of about a foot or eighteen Whitbread and Co. in Chiswell-street, inches in length. The colour of the which threatened an extensive destrucwhole was very white.
tion, owing to the great scarcity of water. A fire was discovered on Wednesday. The engines were, however, supplied morning at the house in Downing from a large vat, containing nearly 4,000 street which is assigned to the first lord barrels of porter, in consequence of of the Treasury. The duke of Port- which the fire was soon extinguished. land, who occupied this house lately, Iurringtoni, Oct. 10. A disturbanco
of rather a singular nature, and which London, Od. 12. On Saturday nigr at first threatened very serious conse Mrs. Jordan was encored in her beautiquences, occurred last wcek at Ashtoni, ful ballad • In the Dead of the Night : near Warrington Many of the inha- She sang it the second time with addi. bitants of that wwn and the surround- tional heauty and efieet. Towards the ing villages have for a long time ex close of the song she was affected by a pressed a wish and determinatio severe pain in her shoulders, which institute annual races at Ashton, and struck into her chest; and nothing but accordingly a considerabile number of her great spisits and firmness could have people assembled on Monday se'uinight, enabled her to finish the part Early in orler to put this design in execution. on Sunday morning, after a liul cough. Having you together some hosses, and ing, a considerable quantity of clear all the other apparatus and appearances blood came up froin her chest, and it of a race-course, they enniriver to niake was evident that she had broken a blood some resemblance of sport, drew toge- ' vessel. Dr. Blanc immediately attendther a considerable concourse of people ed, and, by his order, 12 ounces of blood from the neighbouring villages.' This were taken from her arm by the lancet, continued the following day, towards and eight by cupping. After the play the clore of which two corriages and on Saturday night, Mrs. Jordan was four arrived in the town, tilled with announcer for yesterday evening, in the gentlemen, who came apparently to character of Peggy in The Country join the village throng, and partake of Girl;' but her sudden illness obliged the their amusements. However, when managers to change it. the races were over, and the principal We are sorry to learn, that as Braham sportsmen had retired to regale thein- and Storace were setting ont from Broadselves at the juw, the newly-arrived stairs, on Saturdayevening, on theirretum strangers entered in a hosiile manner, to Margute, they were thrown out of their and having announced themselves in gig by the falling of the horse. Braham - their true character, that of the Press- escaped hurt, but Storuce unfortugang from Liverpool, soon began to nately had her arm broken. She subexhibit a very different kind of sport. mitted to the operation of having it set The house now became a scene of much immediately with great fortitude. greater confusion than the race-ground. Neumarket, Oct. 12. This town has -Some had the good fortune to escape never been remembered by the oldest through the coor; others forced their sportsman to be so full of company of way through the wie.dows, breaking every description as it is at present. the glass and frames, and clearing all Such was the anxiety caused by the before them ; one man having found a wonderful undertaking of the pedestrihanger, and offering some show of re ans, captain Barclav and Wood, that sistance, a pistol was fired in the tumult, the company poured into the town in a by which one of the company was manner that can only be compand to wounded. At length about tweniy-two Brentford at an election; and many of the sporting gentlemen were secured who were used to better treatment were and carried to Liverpool, when being content to pay handsomely for accomfound utterly unfit for his Majesty's modation in stables and has-lofis, a Service, thev were, during the next and guinea having been refused for a bed. following days discharged. The noise of On Sunday afternoon the street was this affair cause some more disturbance lined with betters on each event, viz. the following day, and the populace eight horse-nces, the foot-race, and the conceiving that the Rev. Mr. Woodrow battle between Gulley and Gregson. had been the means of procuring the The race was decided soon after two unwelcome visit they had just received, n'elock; Wood having declined the cona large mob surrounded his house, and test, after having gone forty miles in six dhe.atenerl violence, but it was soon hours and twenty minutes. He per dispersed by the active exertions of one former eight miles in the first hour, of the magistrates fra Warrington. fourteen miles in the next two hours,
when the odds, which were three to one but was suddenly alarmed by a noise in on the captain before starting, were re the kitchen, still louder than before, as duced to seven to four, and it was the if he was procee-ling to some violence general opinion that Wood would win. towards the girl
. Mrs. W. and her He, however, fell off his pace gradually friend immediately went to the kitchen, in the next three hours, and he did not supposing that by their presence and even keep pace with his adversary in peremptory orders he would be immethe last two hours. He stopped twice, diately induced to depart, without dar, and pulled off his shoes the second time, ing to prolong his stay. They were, by which he cut his feet; after resigning however, most fatally and lamentably he was in a weakly state. Capt. Bar- mistaken. They found the fellow, with clay kept a steady pace of six miles an a kuife in his hand, standing over the hour, without a minute's deviation; and girl, who was extended on the floor ; he stopped at eighteen and thirty-six and on Mrs. Warner entering the kit. miles, and ate heartily. He went thirty- chen, the sanguinary miscreant plonged eight miles in six hours and twenty mi the knife into her neck, just below thwe nutes; and after Wood had resigned, he ear, and laid her dead at his feet. went the forty miles to decide some bets. He then turned to the other lady, and
Hoddesdon, Oct. 21. Two of the inost with the same weapon, recking with atrocious inurlers perhaps ever coinmit- the blood of her friend, he instantly ted, have been here perpetrated upon stabbed the unfortunate visitor, who Mrs. Warner, the wife of Mr. Warrier, survived but a few hours. Mrs. Ware an eininent brass-founder, of the Cres- ner's mother, at that moment, came cent, in Jewin-street, and another lady, down stairs, alarmed by the screams of a relative of the fanily, then upon a visit the ladies, and was also stabbed by the with her.
villain, who atteurpted instantly to fly, Mrs. Warner, had spent the summer but an aların having been given by the chiefly at the residence of her father, servant inaid, who had escaped into the Mr. Boreham, a farmer, at Hoddesdon, farm-yard, in the contusion, the horrid in Herts, where the lady, her friend, wretch was secured by one of the inen who has shared in the same catastrophe, servants, and conveycú to gaol. Mrs. was with her on a visit. Mr. Warner Boreham, though not dead, is deeined was attending his business in town, whi- in greai danger. ther Mrs. Warner, in the last month of her pregnancy, was preparing to return
BIRTHS. in a few days, in order to her approaching accouchement. A servant maid in the house was frequently visited by a Sept. 13. At her mother's house, fellow, who had been formerly two years Charlotte-street, Portlanı - lace, the in Mr. Boreham's service, as her sweet lady of the Rev. T. Bennett, of a heart, whose admittance Mrs: Warner daughter. hrad frequently forbidden. He came there og. At the seat of Sir Stephen again yesterday evening, and the servant Glynne, Bart, at Hawarden-castic the girl ropeated to him her mistress's or hon. Jady Glynne, of a son and he ders. 'He refused to depart, and dis 28. In Biandford-street, Portralian putes came so high between them, as
square, the hon. Mrs. Graves. occasioned Mrs. Warner to ring the bell, and inquire the cause of the noise. Oct. 4. At Cadogan-place, SloaneThe servant told her, and requested her street, the hon. Mrs. Buchaaran oi mistress would order him to quit the daughter. house, as she never wished to see him 6. In Threadneedle-street, the lady there. Mrs. Warner accordingly re of William Willoughby Prescott, Esq. peated her directions aloud, and desired of a son. he would immediately quit the house. 15. At the Rer. J. Faithfurs, War
From the silence which at first en. frie, Berks, the lady of the Rev. J. Fra sued she imagined the fellow was gone, shaw, of a son
Sept. 22. At his house at Stanınore, Sept. 8. At East Dereham, in Nor- Wm. Roberts, Esq. folk, by the Rev. John StanllaweWatts, At Brompton, Horace Walpole BedRector of Ashill, Ednund Preston, Esq. ford, Esc. of the British Museum. of Great Yarmouth, one of his Majesty's Suddenly, on Saturday last, in the Deputy-lieutenants of that county, to seventieth year of his age, at his house, Frances-. Maria, 2nd daughter of Thomas Norwood, in Surrey, Christopher SpenSmyth, Esy. of Derelam.
cer, Esq. of Great llarlborough-street. 26. At Christ-church, Hants, Capt. 26. At his house, No.94, Great Stuart, Roval Navy, second son of the Russell-street, Bloomsbury, Samuel late hon Sir Charles Stuart, K. B. to Greig, Esq.commissioner for the navy Miss Sullivan, eldest daughter of the of his imperial majesty the emperor of Right hon. John Sullivan.
all the Russias, and officinting Russian 08. 'At St. Martin's in the Fields, consul-general in Great Britain, agad James Gibbon, Esq. of Adam-street, 29 years. Adelphi, to Miss Mary Duff, daughter 29. At llanwell, after a long illness, of Lieut.-Col. John Duft
' of the hon.' Miss Hansard, eldest daughter of Mr. East-India Company's service.
Hansard, of Great Turnstile, in het At Clapham, by the Rev. John 29th year. Venn, Edward Rocers, Esq., of the Oct.2. At East Sheen, Sir Brook Middle Temple, Barrister at Law, to Watson, Bart. an alderman of London, Miss Wolfi, eldest daughter of George and deputy governor of the Bank of Wolff, Esq. of Balham-house, Surrey, England.
29. At Linton, Kent, the Rev. Hei. 4 & 5. Elizabeth and Louisa, daughWi. Nevile, sccond son of Christopher ters of the Rev. Thomas Dudley FosNevile, Esq. of Wellingore, in the co. brooke, F. A. S. &c. of Ilorsley, Glouof Lincoln, 10 Miss Amelia Mann, 2nd cestershire. daughter of Jas. Mann, Esq.
5. In Gloucester-place, PortmanOct. 1. At Walcot-church, Bath, Square, Mrs. Margaret Horsley, aged the Rev. Edwin Scoch, eldest son of the 72, relict of the late Isaac Horsley, reeBishop, to Miss Louisa Droz, daughter
tor of Antingham St. Mary's, and vicar of Simeon Droz, Esq. of Portland-place, of Briston, in the county of Norfolk. in that city.
8. At Vrexham, in Derbyshire, after In Sackville-street, Dublin, by spe a very short iliness, Thomas Oliver Vascial license, by the Rev. Wm. Lysion, sall, Esq. eklest surviving son of the late James- Shanlı, 1/q. Barrister at Law, John Vassall, Esq.of the Crescent, Bath, to MissF. E. Mulvany, second daughter and of Chailey-lodge, Somersetshire, ef Charles Mukany, sen.
and brother to the illustrious hero of Richard Fountain Wilson, Esq. high that name, who fell in achieving the sheriit for the county of York, to Miss glorious conquest of Monte Video, on Sophia Oshakleston, daughter of the the 3d of February. late George Cobaldesion, Esq. of Hut 19. Mrs. Grosett, wife of Schaw ton Bushel, Yorkshire.
Grosett, Esq. of Rodney.place, Clif8. At St. George the Martyr's,
ton ; soon after her return from divine Queen-square, Daniel Buchanan, Esq. service on Sunday, her clothes caught of Liverpool, to Miss Owen, daugh:er fire, while alone in the drawing-room; of the late John Owen, Esq. of Rich- her cries gave instant alarm, but suck mond, Anglesea.
was the rapidity and violence of the 10. At Brighton, Lieutenant Brook- fiames, that the injury she received man, of the South Gloucester Rroi, proved fatal, in defiance of every exerment, to the amiable and accomplished tion, and the immediate aid of the fa.. Miss Longford!, thind daughter of Sur- culty. In this scene of woe the house gean Longford of the same corps took fire, and was with difficulty saved.
and entreated them to remain Account of the CALAMITOUS quiet, and above all to be very
ACCIDENT at SADLER'S WELLs, deliberate in their departure, as
from the gallery in particular, in
near nine hundred ON the evening of Thursday, people, must be productive of October 15, about a quarter past some distressful disaster. But all ten o'clock, in consequence of the attempts at allaying the ferment riotous behaviour of severať men
were vain ; « open the doors " was and two women in the pit, it was called out by two inen very rioter found necessary to have them.ously in the gallery, though they removed from the house by the were repeatedly assured that all Police officers. While they were the doors were opened, and the taking two of them out, the wo master carpenter of the. Wells, men endeavoured to prevent their (Mr. Garland) ran up stairs, and removal, screaming, and uttering with an iron crow broke a way the words • don't fight'. As the from the gallery through the flies, house was very full, it being a be- (that part of the stage where the nefit night, and this circumstance scenes and drop-curtains are hung, occurred at the back of the pit, and where the machinery for worke the audience had only an indis- ing them is fixed) by which pass. tinct view of the confusion occa- age hundreds were passed out of sioned by turning out the rioters; the house in a more expeditious and alarmed by the exclamation way, and to the preservation, profight', which misapprehension bably, of many lives. In the mean and fear interpreted into "fire', tiine Mr. Barfoot, with two other a general alarm was the conse- gentlemen, forced their way up quence. The ladies in the boxes the gallery-stairs, and by persua.
greatly terrified, and by sive and personal efforts prevented screams and gestures manifested the crowd remaining on the stairs the utmost alarm. The gallery from proceeding farther. On their caught the infection, which acted retiring into the gallery eighteen like an electrical shock instantane- bodies were discovered lying on pusly. Two women and a sailore the upper part of the stairs, all boy threw themselves from the gal- of whom appeared to have been lery into the pit, and escaped with thrown down at the same moment, a few bruises. Immediately the and suffocated, or trampled to whole gallery rose at once, and death. They were immediately began rushing down the stairs, in conveyed into the dwelling-house spite of the remonstrances of Mr. of the Theatre, and Mr. Dibdin Č. Dibdin, jun. (the manager, and sent for the iminediate assistance one of the proprietors of the Wells) of Mr. Chamberlaine, and several Messrs. Reeve, Barfoot, and Yar- other surgeons, when every thing nold (proprietors), and several of was done which skill or humanity their friends, as also the perform- could suggest, but in vain. ers and servants of the Theatre,who The names, &c. of the unhappy as loudly as they could vociferate, sufferers were as follow: and with the aid of a speakingtrumpet, assured the audience that Rebecca Ling, 5, Bridge-court, the alarm of fire was unfounded, Westminster,