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6.-At the Lewes Quarter Sessions the case of the prize-fighters committed by the Sussex magistrates, for taking part in the recent

THE FRENCH IN MEXICO. fight at Wadhurst, came before the court, but was postponed on the The Moniteur publishes news from the city of Mexico to the 24th [A mark (*) is attached to the Events discussed or more fully nar- ground that the prisoners' counsel had not had sufficient time to prepare of November, reporting that the campaign had been reopened

by the rated in this week's EXAMINER.] their defence.*

French with great successes to the Imperial arms. Queretaro was A petition in favour of Samuel Wright, now under sentence of death occupied on the 15th by the Franco-Mexican forces under General for the murder of Maria Green, is forwarded to Sir G. Grey by the Mejia, who, together

with the French General Douai, was to advance AMERICA: FOREIGN. visiting justices of Horsemonger-lane Gaol.

immediately upon San Luis de Potosi. Morelia, in the State of Nov. 23.-At a meeting of the Conservative Union Political Com

7:—It is announced that the Government does not intend to nominate Mechoacan, had been abandoned to the French. General Bazaine was mittee, at Philadelphia, a resolution is adopted nominating General to the vacant Deanery of St. Patrick's, Dablin, as the advisers

of the marching

upon Guanaxuato. Guadalajara was besieged by the M'Clellan for President, and ex-Governor Campbell, of Tennessee, for Crowa consider that, though the exceptional circumstances of the case Mexican allies. The Mexican General Vidaurri had

declared himself Vice-President, in the election to be held next autumn.

raise a serious question, they do not clearly establish a legal right. in favour of the Empire. The death of General Comonfort is con26.-General Joe Johnstone assumes the command of Bragg's army. the 13th inst. to the 4th of February, then to meet for the despatch of

At a Privy Council, held at Osborne, Parliament is prorogued from firmed. Dec. 21.—The House of Representatives pass a Bill appropriating business.

By way of San Francisco advices have also been received at New 20,000,000 dols. for the payment of bounties and advanced pay to

York from the city of Mexico. Great sufferings for want of volunteers.

provisions prevailed among the poorer classes. The fortifications 22.- The preceding resolution also passes the Senate with some amendments.


were constantly being strengthened. The French had advanced no

farther into the interior since occupying Queretaro. The killing 25.-The Federals shelled Charleston from the night of the 24th till

The Address of the Corps Legislatif.

of Comonfort had aroused a feeling of intense bitterness among the afternoon of Christmas-day.

the native population. Accounts from San Luis Potosi state that 30.—The Confederate army in East Tennessee has gone into winter The Corps Legislatif held a private sitting on Monday, for the a Mexican officer had returned from the United States, where be quarters.

purpose of hearing M. de Morny, the President, read the draft of his had been sent with a commission for purchasing and fitting ITALY:

address. The following is a translation of this document, which was out vessels of war under letters of marque, to prey upon French comJan. 7.-The President of the Chamber of Deputies announces the very favourably received” by the members present:

merce, and it was reported that his mission was successful. The resignation of Garibaldi as member. Several members advocate the " Sire, - The Corps Legislatif shares the confidence with which accounts from the samo source also confirm the news of Comonfort's non-acceptance of the resignation, while others speak in favour of the the renewal of its powers inspires you. Despite the animation of the death, and adds that the new Franco-Maximilian regency was virtually opposite course. It is finally accepted, together with the resignation struggle, the population has shown that it still remains profoundly

dissolved by the action of the Archbishop of Mexico City. He insisted of nine other members of the Left.

devoted to the Imperial institutions, to your person, and to your on the restoration of the Church property which had been confiscated FRANCE:

dynasty. In coming to take our part in the examination of public and distributed by Juarez. This was refused ; so the archbishop not Jan. 1. The Courrier de Dimanche is suspended for two months in affairs we shall never lose sight of these principles and these senti-only retired from the royal council, but exconmunicated every personconsequence of an article written by M. Prevost Paradol, which ments, and we shall act in concert with you so as not to weaken them. French and Mexican—who opposed him, from Generals Bazaine and " misrepresents both the causes and the consequences of the loan Your Majesty was right

in preceding public opinion

in the path of Almonte

, down to the drummer boys of the liberating army. The voted by the Corps Legislatif , and by insulting irony endeavours

to industrial and commercial liberty. France, which for a long time had cathedral doors being closed against the parties, General Negre sar. provoke hatred and contempt of the Government, whose policy he doubted, has faith now in her own

strength. Our industries have been rounded the building with 3,000 French soldiers

, and, planting his able by their efforts and their sacrifices to meet foreign competition. cannon at the door, demanded admission within a certain time. "The In the Corps Legislatif several members bring forward an amendment They will display still greater activity when they see the means of archbishop admitted the pious belligerents, officiated at mass, and gave to the Address, expressing greater sympathy with Poland, and an

transport multiplied and rendered more prompt and more easy. We them the episcopal benediction. opinion that it is expedient to recognise the Poles as belligerents.*

trust, therefore, that the activity imparted to public works will not be The Sociedad, a clerical journal, publishes a manifesto from General 2.- The Paris evening papers publish advices from Réunion to the diminished; that no delay will occur in the execution of the railways, Doblado, dated Guanajuato, 9th November, 1868. Just before this 5th of December, stating that all hope of King Radama still surviving and that the improvement in our ports, our rivers, our canals, our bigh document appeared the French Government believed it had gained over is almost abandoned.

roads, and especially of our local roads, will always be the object of the General, who is Governor of the rich province of Guanajuato, to 4.-An Orsini conspiracy is discovered in Paris.*

the solicitude of your Government. Our finances wisely husbanded, the cause of the intervention. The manifesto in question must have 6.—The Temps says: "It is rumoured that France will accede to relieved from the exceptional circumstances which weigh upon them, completely convinced it of its error. The General in fact appeals

, in the proposition of England for a conference on the question of the will be sufficient to provide for all the wants of the country without it energetic terms, to the patriotism of his fellow countrymen, and exhorta Ducbies."

The Constitutionnel in an article signed by M. Limayrac, upon the Majesty, whose liberal dispositions do not contradict themselves, again "The question,” he says in conclusion, “is not merely between Mexico Dano-German question, refers to the proposition of a restricted announces to us fresh reforms. We shall study those which will be and France. There are interests and considerations of a far more congress made by England, and says: “France will offer no impedi- submitted to us with the

desire of seconding your love of real progress. elevated order, which will be developed in time when Mexico, sustainments or obstacles to the plan, but overy day shows its inefficaciousness, Every measure, the object of which is to destroy the obstacles to the ing an unequal struggle, with as much honour as courage, has proved and proves the practical utility of the European congress proposed by liberty of trade and to individual initiative; to settle

in an equitable to the world that she is worthy

of forming a sovereign and independent the Emperor.".

manner the relations between citizens placed in different positions in nation by herself.” DENMARK:

the labour question; and to increase the attributes of the communes Jan. 7.-M. do Quaade, up to the present Danish Minister at the welcomed by us with favour and gratitude. We participate in the and the departments without weakening the central power, will be

Mexico and the Archduke Maximilian. Court of Berlin, provisionally accepts the portfolio for Foreign Affairs. interest your Majesty feels for everything relating to religion,

It is understood (says the Daily News) that the Archduke MaxiLord Wodehouse leaves Copenhagen.

charity, the arts, letters, and science. Primary instruction has rapidly milian and Archduchess Charlotte are very shortly expected in Paris, SPAIN:

developed since 1848. We think with you that the number of children to visit the Emperor and Empress of the French, on their way to Jan. 5.-The Novedades has been prosecuted for having demanded who are still without it is too great; we hope to see it diminish every St Nazaire, where they will probably embark for Vera Cruz in an tolerance of religious opinions.

year, and finally disappear from our statistics, thanks to the increasing Austrian steam frigate, attended by a French steamer of war. Several GREECE:

well-being of the population, having for complement the benefits of circumstances, including more particularly the recent visit of Jan. 2.- Advices received at Trieste from Corfu state that the instruction may be effectively encouraged, while the level of the studies highness to sail on his great adventure as Emperor of Mexico. The

gratuitousness. We also hope that professional and agricultural Marsbal Forey to Miramar, are said to have determined his imperial cannon of the Vido, the fort commanding the harbour, were dismounted

giving access to the liberal careers is at the same time elevated. This difficulties originally started by the Archduke were of two kinds. Rand taken away upon the 28th ult, The Euglish troops will shortly system of uniformity should respond to the wants

of families and to in the first place, he required certain securities against the contingent 6.- Major-General Petmosas is appointed Minister of War. The the aspirations of modern society by fortifying every career and by hostility of the United States; and in the second, he demanded troops garrisoning Tripolitza and Lamia are said to have refused to sparing youth frequent mistakes. The Corps Legislatif think's evidence of his domestic security, if not in the result of a plébiscite

, recognise their new chief.

with you, Sire, that the most wisely-governed nations cannot always at least in a state of things which should assure him that he was not

hope to escape external complications, and that they ought to the mere catspaw of a partial military revolution. On the former of AUSTRIA:

appreciate them without illusion and without weakness. The these points it is understood that the extraordinary mission of Marshal Jan. 4.-According to intelligence received at Vienna from Bucharest, distant expeditions of China, Cochin China, and Mexico, which Forey to Washington had for its result an undertaking of the United warlike preparations continue to be made in the Danubian Principali- have followed each other, have disturbed many minds in France States Government not to disturb the new Mexican monarchy;

and ties.. Parcels of arms are constantly being received from France and because of the obligations and the sacrifices they entail

. We admit in return for this assurance, it is believed that certain promises Belgium. These preparations are believed to have some counection that they must inspire respect abroad for our countrymen and for the were made by France with regard to the attitude of that country with the Italian armaments.

French flag, and that they may thus develop our maritime commerce, towards the Confederate States. This assurance is thought to bave 8.- Preparations are being made for the convocation of the Diet in but we should be happy to see the good results your Majesty leads us served to some extent, to satisfy the original requirements of the Croatia.

to hope for speedily realised. The recollections of our history, the Archduke as regards pledges of security against aggression from

sentiments of humanity that animate us, excite our warmest sympathies without. For, as it was only from the United States that hostility HOME.

for the fate of the Poles. We have seen with regret that the combined was to be apprebended, it was thought that the assurance of the

efforts of the three great Powers have not succeeded in solving this Washington Government would be practically equivalent to : THE QUEEN AND COURT.

grave question according to your benevolent intentions. We cannot guarantee of support from Great Britain, which was originally sugo HER MAJESTY remains at Osborne. The Prince and Princess of forget either that the sincere and cordial support of Russia has more gested by the advisers of the Archduke. On the latter point it bas Wales took their departure on Saturday, and are now at Frogmore than once been useful to France on important occasions. We should beer, we believe, submitted to the Archduke that any nearer approxLodge. The King of the Belgians is shortly expected to visit this regret if our good relations with that Power were to grow cool. We imation to a popular vote among so scattered and ignorant a populacountry, and will stay several weeks in England-Westfield House, therefore welcomed with a profound satisfaction that noble idea of a tion as the Mexicans, than such as was to be obtained from a more Isle of Wight, having been engaged from the 28th inst. for four weeks. European Congress, the initiative of which would have been an eternal or less general submission to the French arms, was altogether imprac

honour to your reign. France, whose splendour and glory you have ticable. It is stated that in accordance with this view, the Archduke Jan. 1.-The new street between Blackfriars bridge and London restored, is grateful to you, because you have not compromised her bas been ready to take the progress of the French arms as an index bridge, through Southwark, is opened for public traffic.

treasures and the blood of her children for causes in which neither her of the submission of the Mexicans to his rule. The Moniteur bas 2.- Green, the Whittlesey murderer, is executed at Cambridge. honour nor her interest are involved. Without regret let unjust pre- just detailed the advance of the French, Mexican, and Indian forces,

3.-Joseph Mahaig, the soldier convicted of abusing or abetting the judice receive with mistrust your loyal and pacific propositions. The under command of General Bazaine. It announces that up to the death of a woman at Guildford, having also taken poison himself

, bas noble and healthy ideas that

God causes to arise in the hearts of end of November these forces had spread over the western provinces, his sentence .commuted to penal servitude for life, upon the strong sovereigns for the welfare of humanity

are making their way in the having taken Oajaca and Valladolid, and that they were then closely recommendation to mercy of the jury, forwarded by Baron Pigott. world, and taking root in the heart of the people. Wait with tran- invested Guadalajara, which was then daily expected to surrender

. Whittlebury Lodge, the seat of Lord Soutbampton, near Towcester

, quillity the effect of your generous words. France, homogeneous, It states also that in the northern provinces Juarez had fled to Northampton, is totally destroyed by fire. The flames made such compact, certain of her strength, confident in yon, fears no aggression: Durango ; that the French were about to take Guanajuato and San rapid progress that none of the valuable contents of the mansion were she has no other ambition now than that of 'assuring her repose, Luis Potosi ; while the governor of Chihuahua and New Leon, whose saved; and the inmates narrowly escaped with their lives.

developing her material welfare by labour and peace, and her moral capital was Monterey, and which formed the extreme northerly 4.--The result of the Bucks' election is officially declared. The welfare by the sincere and gradual practice of civil and political states, lying between San Luis Potosi and Texas, had revolted against numbers were: for Mr Harvey (Conservative) 2,311 ; for Dr Lee liberties.”

Juarez, and was ready to accept Maximilian. Juarez was thus (Liberal), 313. Majority for Mr Harvey 1,998.

stated to be placed between two fires. It is on such a general view The final inspection of the London-bridge and Charing-cross Railway

Report of the Committee on Supplementary Credits. of the state of the campaign that the Archduke's conclusion is believed is made by Captain Tyler, the Government inspector of the railway

The report of the committee upon the supplementary credits to have been formed ; and it is stated also tbat the strong representadepartment of the Board of Trade. The officials connected with the requested by the government has been published. It concludes as tions of the French government as to the impossibility of establishing railway were informed that the certificate of the Board of Trade would follows: “Our mission is to warn the executive power with affectionate the Mexican government satisfactorily

in his absence, and as to the be granted, and that the railway might be opened for public traffic on respect, and

to hold it back upon the brink of dangerous entanglements importance of thus relieving France of some of the burdens of war Monday next.

The best devotion is that which knows how to speak salutary truths and administration in that country, which press so heavily on the The appointment of Court Newsman— vacant by the resignation of in time of need. We are unanimoas in advising that an end should be French exchequer, have not been without effect. Mr Doane--is conferred upou Mr Thomas Beard, long and honourably put to the

Mexican expedition ; far be it from us to say, at any price, known in connection with the London press.

but as promptly as the interest and honour of France will permit. Dr. Trench, the new Archbishop of Dublin, is formally enthroned in The expression of this wish certainly responds to the general sentiment Christ's Church and St Patrick's Cathedral.

of the country, and we think the government of the Emperor will METROPOLITAN BENEFIT SOCIETIES' ASYLUM.—The inmates of 5.-- It is announced that orders have been given for the return of the receive it with favour.” The committee unanimously propose the this Institution in the Ball's-pond road, thirty-two in number, were Channel Fleet to a port in the United Kingdom. adoption of the bill.

regaled with good old English fare on Monday last. The dinner was At the meeting of magistrates for the East Sussex Quarter Sessions, it is resolved, “ That the chairman be requested to communicate with

served in the Chapel, Prov. G. M. Stephens and D. S. C. R. Knowles Discovery of an Orsini Conspiracy.

presiding; and P.P.G.M.'s Lestly, Filsell, and Harris, and P. C.K. the Secretary of State with reference to the facilities alleged to bave PARIS, Jan. 7.—The police have arrested four foreigners, of sus- Morrell, and others of the leading Friendly Societies were presentes been granted by the South Eastern Railway Company for the late picious appearance, coming from England. At their residence were After the usual loyal and patriotic toasts, the chairman proposed " The prize-fight in Sussex.”' William Whitehead, of Wesham Rectory, Backs, the “gentleman” revolvers, four air-guns of a new and ingenious construction, phos- home for 169 persons, had now over 7,0001. invested, and as the capi

found a great quantity of English gunpowder, four poinards, four Asylum and Health to its Inmates," stating it bad been a comfortable who so indecently assaulted a lady in a railway carringe last week, isphorus, percussion caps, fuses several metres in length, and eight hand tal increased a larger money allowance would be given

to the inmates. again brought up before the sitting magistrate at Marylebone, and grenades made on the Orsini pattern. In tbe pocket of one of these Last year 1621. 108. was paid to the thirty-two now living. Mr Slater

, committed for trial in the Central Criminal Court, heavy bail being men was found a letter dated from London,

very compromising for of the City Mission, responded for the officers, saying it had been i. required. himself, his companions, and the writer. Three of the men are pleasure to bim to conduct the religious services for eleven years past

, At the Derbyshire County Sessions, a remonstrance signed by forty Italians, named respectively Tambuco, Grocco, and Imperatori. The and the inmates, he was glad to say, dwelt happily together. magistrates, against the course pursued by the Home Secretary in fourth assumes a name evidently false. Two appear to have received followed, and vocal and instrumental music enlivened the proceedings respiting the murderer Townley, is brought before the court and an excellent education, and it is asserted that one of them has made a which closed at ten, after an extempore dance by the inmates and

visin unanimously agreed to.*

complete avowal of the criminal object of their conspiracy. The tors. A series of Free Lectures was announced, the first to be given The statue of Oliver Goldsmith is inangurated in the Court of Trinity judicial investigation is being continued, and the trial of the prisoners on Wednesday next

, by the Rev. W. Holmes, M.A., College, Dublin, in the presence of the Lord-Lieutenant of Ireland." will shortly take place at the assizes.

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A NEW CHILIAN MINING COMPANY, formed under unusually re


spectable auspices, is announced under the title of the Panulcillo Into London from the 4th of January to the 7th of January, 1863,
Copper Company (Limited). The proposed capital is 200,0001., in

both inclusive.

50,000 shares of 41. each. The directors are :-Mr J. Pender, M.P.,
of Manchester; Mr R. D. Heatley, of Great Winchester street; Mr

Wheat. Barley. Oats. Malt. Flour. THE GRAND INTERNATIONAL ALLIANCE HOTELS COMPANY (Li- T. A. Gibb, ot’oid Broad street ; Mr E. Johnston, of Great St Helen's; mited) is announced. The capital, which is fixed at 300,0001. (subject Mr J. Andrew, of Liverpool; and Mr F. J. Johnston, of Liverpool. English and Scotch

Qrs. Qrs.


Sacks to increase), in 12,000 shares of 251. each, is to consist of the double The solicitors are Messrs Bircham, Dalrymple, Drake, and Ward, and Irish

470 form of ordinary shares and fully

paid shares to bearer. The the brokers Messrs Hill, Fawcett, and Bill. The copper mine which Foreign chairman is Lord A. Lennox, chairman of the Grosvenor Hotel it is proposed to purchase and work is situated about forty-three miles Company, and the board is partly English and partly Dutch. The from the port of Coquimbo. For twenty-nine miles of this distance RAILWAYS AND PUBLIC COMPANIES. object of the undertaking is to establish a “ through system of there is railway communication, which will shortly be extended to hotel accommodation between Holland, Belgium, France, and Eng- the mine, and materially diminish the cost of transport. The mine is

From the List of Messrs Holderness, Fowler, and Co., Stock and Share

Brokers, of Change alley, Cornhill. land, the proposal being that hotels belonging to this company in in many respects remarkable, being believed to be inexhaustible, and Holland and Belgium shall act " en correspondance" and in alliance yielding no less than 28,000 to 30,000 tons of clean ore annually. SCARES


RAILWAYS. with hotels already existing in France and England and belonging The lode is as much as sixty feet wide, and the cost of extraction is

DONE. to other companies. Suitable sites for the proposed buildings have stated to be only about 103. per ton. Seven furnaces are already at been selected at Amsterdam and Rotterdam, while at Antwerp and work. The company is to acquire the mine, together with the tram


£ Brussels arrangements have been made for the purchase of existing ways, roads, houses, plant, &c., for 120,0001., of which 40,0001. is to Stock

Stock Caledonian

1213 establishments. The general manager is M. E. Dremel, who orga- be taken in shares (viz., 16,000 shares with 21. 108. paid) and 80,0001. Stock

Great Northern nised the Hotel du Louvre at Paris. The share list is to be closed in cash, payable by instalments out of the calls. The remuneration

Ditto A
Great Eastern

497 503

50% on the 14th inst. to the directors is to consist of 10 per cent on the net profits after Stock

Great Western

654 Lancashire and Yorkshire ...


111 THE LONDON DOCK COMPANY held its half-yearly meeting on payment of 5 per cent. on the paid-up capital, and after setting aside Stock London and Black wall

72, 734 Tuesday, when the directors' report was adopted. It stated the balance 10 per cent of the net profits towards a reserve fund. A large number Stock

London and Brighton

1083 of profit for the balf-year at 67,607.. , against 53,7131. in 1862, and of the shares are already subscribed for.

London, Chatham, and Dover
London and North Western


107 recommended the payment of a dividend of 11. 158. per cent, for the

London and South Western...

1027 MISCELLANEOUS.—The following is a list of the Companies now six months, less income tax. The chairman, in drawing attention to

1291 the increase in the earnings, said that the company is advancing winding up in the Court of Chancery: Agriculturist, Amazon, Athe- Stock

North British

523 632 North Eastern, Berwick

1037 1043 1034 steadily and progressively to something like the state of prosperity næum Life, Birkbeck, British Exchequer, British and Foreign Rel.



595 it once enjoyed, and he does not see any reason why the shareholders Mar, British Provident, Caxton, Commercial and General, Consols, Stock


100 should content themselves with the dividends they have been receiving | Cosmopolitan, Defender, Deposit and General, English and Irish Stock Southeastern


95% of late.

Church, Era, General Commission, General Indemnity, General Live
Stock, Herald, Home Counties, Hull and London Fire, Hull and London

BRITISH POSSESSIONS. Tue KUMAON AND OUDE PLANTATION COMPANY (Limited) is Life, Independent, Justice, Lancashire Guarantee, Life Assurance Stock Cape Town and Dock, 6 per announced. It is formed under very respectable auspices, and it is Treasury, Liverpool Marine, London and County Cattle, London and Stock

101 understood that the directors themselves take a large stake in the County Life, London Mercantile Life, London and Westminster, Mer- Stock

East Indian, gurntd. 5 per cnt. 100 105 1063


Great Indian Peninsula, guaenterprise. Three estates in Kumoan, comprising about 4,400 acres, cantile Guarantee, Merchant Traders, Mitre, National Insurance, Na

106) 1073 x in 107 x in and two others in the north of Oude, comprising about 10,000 acres, tional Alliance, Nelson Sea Voyagers, Newcastle-upon-Tyne Mar, Oak, Stock Seinde, guarntd. 5 per cent....

Stock Madras, gurntd. 5 per cent...

104 105 xin

xin have been purchased, where tea, cinchona, silk, cotton, shea, and other Observer, Parental, Port of London, Phoenix Life, Professional, Pro

104 105 x in 105 x in crops are to be produced. The price of the estates is 29,0001., of testant, Public, Saxon, Sea, Fire, and Life, Security, Solvency Mutual, FOREIGN RAILWAYS. which 12,0001. will be payable in money, and 17,0001. in shares, State Fire, Times Fire, Tontine, Universal Provident, Waterloo, York Bahia and San Francisco (Liwhich are not to be entitled to any dividend until 8 per cent, bas and London. The following insurance companies have ceased to exist

mited) guarntd. 7 per cent.


18 18 x in 18} x in been in some one year paid out of the net profits of the company during the past year: Atlas Marine (founded in 1857), Family Assur

Northern oi France


373 upon the capital paid up on all the ordinary shares. The vendors ance and Sick Fund (1861), Nautical (1798), New Equitable (1851),

Paris, Lyons & Mediterranean

Paris and Orleans guarantee a dividend of 8 per cent. for the first three years of the

Impartial Marine (1793), London Equitable (1855), Wellington (1852), Recife and San Francisco (Lioperations of the company, and leave security for the fulfilment of Westminster Society (1792), World (1858).-An amalgamation has

mited), guarntd. 7 per cent.

174 the guarantee. The capital is 100,0001., of which 60,0001. is to be been arranged between the West India and Pacific Steam-ship Company

San Paulo (Limited) guaran-
teed 7 per cent.

4 pm

81 issued in the first instance in 6,000 shares of 101. each.

(Limited) and the Liverpool, Western, and Spanish American Steam South Au-trian and LombardoTHE BRITISH NATION FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY (Limited) is an- packet Company (Limited). The directors of the latter company, who


205 203 Southern of France

265 nounced, with a respectable direction, in connexion with the Life are all largely interested in the West Indian and Central American Wstn. and N.-Wstn. of Franco

193 204 Assurance Association of the same name. It is pointed out that this trade, join the board of the West India Company.-The liquidators of new fire company has every element for securing at once a large and the London Discount Company (Limited) have convened a meeting of

BANKS. profitable business. The British Nation Life Assurance Association the shareholders for the 15th inst. — The half-yearly meeting of the

Alliance Bank of London and

462 is stated to have an income of 170,0001. a year, and to be effecting London, Brighton, and South Coast Railway Company is called for the Australasia new business, yielding a premium income at the rate of upwards of 29th inst.-A general meeting of the shareholders of the Bank of Bank of Egypt...

261 26 30,0001, per annum; its policyholders amount to more than 20,000, London is convened for the 21st inst., when an increased dividend is Bank of London and it has upwards of 3,000 agents. The Fire Company will at once expected to be declared. --A payment of 21. per share becomes due on


Colonial ... obtain the advantage of the whole working staff of the Life Com- the 28th inst . on the shares of the English and Swedish Bank.-Messrs Imperial Ottoman

74 pany. One of the chief advantages of the association of the two Crawford, Colvin, and Co. have issued a circular, stating that Mr M. C. London Chartered of Australia undertakings is of course the saving of expenses which it will entail, Wilkinson, lately of the firm of Messrs Remington and Co., Bombay,

London and County ...

London Joint Stock ... both immediate and prospective. has been admitted a partner in their firm.-Messrs Baring Brothers

London and South African THE AUSTRALIAN AND EASTERN NAVIGATION COMPANY is an- and Co. have advertised the dividends due the 12th instant on Buenos London and Westminster


584 nounced with a capital of 2,000,0001., in shares of 501., the object Ayres Sic and Three per Cent. Bonds, and have also published the

South Australia being to give additional power and efficiency to a long-established numbers of certain bonds of each loan which have been purchased and

Union of Australia and well-known branch of our colonial shipping business. The com- cancelled. --The interest due the 13th inst. on Grand Russian Railroad

Union of London pany is formed on the basis of an amalgamation of the “ Black Ball,” shares, being 10s. per share, is announced for payment by Messrs Ba

MISCELLANEOUS. Eagle," and "White Star” lines of packets sailing froin Liverpool ring Brothers and Co.-The last seven weeks traffic of the London to Melbourne, and members of the respective houses of Gibbs, Bright, General Omnibus Company, in 1863, 1862, and 1861, shows that the Australian Agricultural

100 Canada Land

xd and Co., J. Baines and Co., F. Huth and Co., &c., are on the board of Metropolitan Railway has damaged the omnibus traffic little or nothing.

Crystal Palace


323 xd direction, which consists almost exclusively of leading Liverpool There is a gradual increase. — Mr C. A. Hulbert having seceded from

General Steam

273 28 merchants and bankers. The existing contract with the Government the firm of Layton, Hulbert, and Co., has commenced business as a tea

Peninsular and Oriental of Victoria for the conveyance of emigrants to Melbourne will be broker at 21 Mincing lane, under the style of Hulbert and Co.—The Royal Mail transferred to the company, and operations will be commenced without South Eastern Railway traffic return shows this week an increase of 131.

East London Water Works ... delay.

over last year; and the Brighton a decrease of 1461.—The Grand AN ANGLO-ITALIAN BANK, which has been for some time in pre- Trunk Railway Company of Canada's traffic receipts for the week West Middlesex Do. ... paration, will, it is said, be shortly introduced, all the preliminary ending December 12 were 21,5221., against 21,3491. in the corre

Stock East and West India Doeks arrangements having been completed. Sir James Hudson and Baron sponding week of last year, being an increase of 1731.—The traffic

Stock London Do. Ricasoli will be members of the board of direction.

returns of the Great Western Railway of Canada for the week ending Stock St Katharine's Do.

December 18 showed a receipt of 11,1621. against 11,2931. in the Imperial Gas ... THE INTERNATIONAL RACECOURSE SOCIETY has issued a prospectus, corresponding week of last year, being a decrease of 1311.--At the

Phönix Do. with a capital of 50,0001., in shares of 101., for the purpose of buying half-yearly meeting of the Colonial Bank on Wednesday, Mr

United General Do... or renting lands upon the Continent or in England suitable for race C. Maryat in the chair, the available balance was stated at 33,9371.,

Westminster Chartered Do. and steeplechase courses. The first step contemplated is at a locality out of which 30,0001. was appropriated to a dividend, at the rate of 12

INSURANCES. adjoining Versailles.


151 153 per cent. per annum, and 2,6181. to the reserve, which is thus raised

13 THE TAMAR KIT HILL, AND CALLINGTON RAILWAY COMPANY is to 121,0001., leaving 1,3191. to be carried forward. -A telegram Eagle

65 announced, with a capital of 60,0001., in shares of 101. eacb, with received by the Electric and International Telegraph Company to-day

Globe the object of constructing a railway of about seven miles in length announces that the telegraphic station at Irkoutsk, on the route to


503 513

Imperial Fire ... to connect the port of Plymouth with mining districts around Cal- China, was opened on the 2nd of December, the distance from St

Life lington and the granite quarries of Kit Hill. Petersburgh being 5,700 versts. It is believed that messages which

London Fire and Ship The BRITISH AND FOREIGN CONTRACT COMPANY (Limited) is formerly took twenty-three days by post will now reach that point in


85 announced, with a proposed capital of no less than 3,000,0001., in eight hours. 30,000 shares of 1,000l . each. The first issue, however, is to be

THE FUNDS.-Consols opened on Monday at 91 for money and 1,000,9001. The object of this undertaking is stated to be “the undertaking or guaranteeing the execution on fixed conditions of WEEKLY TEMPERATURE : 8 a.m. M. 24°, Tu. 28°, W.199, Th. 200, F. 26° closed on Friday at 911.

FRIDAY, FOUR O'CLOCK. enterprises of a sound and well-ascertained commercial value.” The WEEKLY RETURN OF BANKRUPTS : Tuesday, 64; Friday, 62. prospectus further explains as follows:-"This company is formed as


FOREIGN (continued). a necessary and useful auxiliary to the various financial and credit

Consols ...
911 Peruvian 1862


Do. July Account 913 911 Russian 5pr. Cent. 1862 corporation, for the purpose of contracting for, and aiding in, the METROPOLITAN CATTLE MARKET, MONDAY.The importa- 3 per cent. Reduced


Ditto 45 per cent. construction of railways and other public works at home and abroad. tions of llve cattle and sheep, &c., into the port of London from the 3 per Cent. New 905

Sardinian 5 per cent. The company will afford to the public the opportunity of participating Continent during the

past week have been limited. The Custom-house Bank Stock

235 236) Spanish 3 per Cent. 534 Shut Ditto Passive

344 347 in the large profits derivable from carrying out public undertakings official return gives an entry

of 628 oxen, 346 calves, 1,783 sheep, 75 pigs, India Stock

1064 Do. 3 procent. New Def. 464 in this country, which have hitherto been monopolised by private con- and 14 horses, together making a total of 2,846 head, against 4,405 head Pooh per Cent. Loan... 1067


4 dis Ditto, Certificates tractors. With regard to foreign undertakings the company will not at the same period last year, and 5,044 in the preceding year of 1862.

Turkish 6 per Cent...

903 only share the profits of contractors, but derive additional advantages


Ditto ditto 1858

703 French 3 per Cent. 66 66* Ditto ditto 1862

67 684 xd from an interest in valuable concessions, and the premiums on such

Italian 5 per cent. 674 684 xd Ditto 4 per cent. shares as may be taken in part payment for works." It is promised

Mexican 3 percent. ... 361 367 Ditto Consolidés

48 that "at all times the advice and assistance of the most eminent and

Portuguese 1853
47 487 xd Venezuela

234 241 experienced engineers of the day ” will be sought by the directors, Prices per Stone. At Market Prices per Stone. At Market Ditto, 1862

471 473 who meanwbile are in negotiation with a gentleman " who was for many years the practical manager of one of the most eminent con

BANK OF ENGLAND.-An Account, pursuant to the Act 7th and Beef 3

3,320 Beef 3 8 to 5 4 Beasts tractors of the day, and under whom he superintended the execution Muttn 4 0 to 6 o Sheep


8th Victoria, cap. 32, for the week ending on Wednesday, the 6th day of

14,340 Muttn 4 0 to 6 4 Sheep and the financial arrangements of extensive railway and other works Lamb



320 Jan., 1864 in this country and abroad." Veal 40 to 5 4 Pigs 340 Veal 4 0 to 5 8 Pigs


Notes issued The BEVERLEY IRON AND WAGGON COMPANY (Limited) bave Pork 3 6 to 4 6

£28,164,260 Government Debt £11,015,100 Other Securities

3,634,900 issued a prospectus. This company is formed under very respectable

Gold Coin and Bullion 13,514,260 local auspices, with especial connexions in Yorkshire and Manchester,


Silver Bullion for the purpose of carrying on business as ironfounders and agricul

Per Quarter.
Per Quarter.

£28,164,260 tural implement and railway waggon manufacturers. With this view it is intended to purchase from the proprietors of the Beverley (York

M. MARSHALL, Chief Cashier.

Last This Jan. 7, 1864.

Week. shire) Iron Works their extensive freehold premises, with the steam Wheat, English


418 50s 30s 50s Beans, English engines, machinery, plant, and stock, which have been lately valued

£14,553,000 Government Securities (in- Foreign - Foreign 308 369 305 365 Proprietors' Capital

3,306,816 cluding Dead Weight An. at upwards of 70,0001., and are to be transferred to the company for Barley, English 328 385 32s 38s Peas, English


£10,957.189 60,0001. The business has been carried on upon an extensive scale


328 378 329 378 Public Deposits (including - Foreign

Other Securities

- 22,432,763 Oats, English

Exchequer, Savings' Banks, 188 248 185 248 Tares

Notes for upwards of thirty years, and is now in full operation. The capital

Commissioners of National

7,146,000 is fixed at 120,0001. in 6,000 shares of 201. each, but it is proposed to

178 238 175 23 Flour, English
Debt, and Dividend Ac-


Gold and Sllver Coin

Foreign call up only half of the subscribed capital at present. An arrange

32s 368 32s 36s

Other Deposits

13,052,604 ment has been entered into with the present proprietors, by which

Seven Days and other Bille 604,0441 one-half of the purchase money may, if desired, remain on security of HAY MARKET.-Per load of 36 trusses: Hay, £8 09. to £4 10.


£41,518,446 the property. Clover, £4 os. to £5 109. Straw, £1 6s. to £1 108.

Jan, 7, 1864.

M. MARSHALL, Chief Cashier,

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enemy. The greatest activity prevails in the dockyards at Copen- of borough magistrates, had sat for the purpose of inquiring into the THE CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA.

hagen, with the object of setting afloat a considerable fleet as speedily state of mind of the convict Townley? He believed that the report as possible.

of that commission had led to an event which was deeply deplored The War in Tennessee.

RENDSBURG, Jan. 4.-Hanoverian and Austrian pioneers, with a thronghout the country, and that the certificates signed by those jus

small pontoon train, have arrived here. It is said they will be employed tices had materially influenced Sir George Grey in his decision. He The Federals in Western Virginia, under General Averill, have cut in erecting coast defences. It is reported that the Danish pioneers have would not say that it had been entirely instrumental in obtaining the off Longstreet's communication with Richmond on the Virginia and left the Kronenwerk with instructions to blow up the bridges next the escape of Townley, because it was well known that another and higher Tennessee Railway. The line was cut in two or three places. The sluice bridge immediately upon the outbreak of hostilities. Contracts commission had sat, with a view to ascertain the state of mind of this telegraph wires were broken, and the depots at Salem, with their con- bave been made for supplying provisions to the Federal troops. unhappy man, but it evidently had had an effect. This bad led to a tents, destroyed, together with several bridges and culverts. General FRANKFORT-ON-THE-MAINE, Jan. 2.-At the sitting of the Federal result which, as he had before said, was deeply to be deplored; and Averill, on his return from this important feat, found his path blocked Diet to-day a motion introduced by Baron Kubeck, the President of the Act of Parliament had been made use of by those interested in up by the Confederates at different points, under no less than seven the Diet, to the effect that the hereditary Prince of Augustenburg the defence of Townley to introduce into the gaol a commission formed generals. He, however, evaded them under cover of night, and returned should be immediately summoned to leave the duchies, was lost by nine of certain justices who had previously formed and expressed an opinion to head-quarters with trifling loss. The New York World of the 26th to seven.

upon the case which they were to investigate, and he need not say that ult. says: “ The positions of the contending armies in East Tennessee VIENNA, Jan. 5.—The semi-official General Correspondenz of to-day it was highly important to the community that such investigations appear by the latest accounts to be very curiously complicated. It is publishes an article cautioning the minor German States against acting should be conducted by persons who are perfectly unbiassed. He now clear that the severe repulse of our pursuit, under Generals Hooker against Denmark. It expresses doubts regarding their power to under- found that those magistrates had previously, one and all, signed a and Palmer, after the victory of Look-out Mountaio, has resulted in take attacks upon the integrity and independence of States belonging memorial stating it to be their opinion that the convict was insane, and enabling the Confederates to reorganize their forces; and that the sub- to the Confederation, and says: “The mission of protecting the Con- praying Sir George Grey to send a commission to inquire into the state stitution of General Joseph Johnstone for General Bragg in the chief federation against any chances which might result from European com- of his mind; these were the gentlemen who wero called in to give the command of the Southern armies of the West is rapidly restoring the plications belongs only to the great German Powers, and the minor country an unbiassed opinion upon a case of this importance. Two morale of the Confederate troops. General Grant is too wary and States are mistaken if they think to be able to carry out attacks against medical men lad assisted them in arriving at this opinion; one of experienced an officer to risk any rash movement in the face of a situa- Denmark and her possible allies on their own risk.”

them was the partner of another medical gentleman in that town who tion so materially changed, and of an antagonist so skilful as the 7.- The General Correspondenz of to-day gives a denial to the gave most powerful evidence in favour of the prisoner, and who holds General who now confronts him in front of Knoxville. General Long- rumour that Prussia had withdrawn from the proposition for the occu- the office of surgeon to the gaol, and who himself had previously street is evidently meditating some dashing and decisive manæuvre. The pation of Slesvig made by Austria and Prussia conjointly at the signed this petition ; with regard to the other surgeon it would be only sudden return of the enterprising commander upon his retreat from the Federal Diet.

necessary to remark that he too had signed the same document. In siege of the key of Eastern Tennessee has already been marked by an 8.-Iuformation from a reliable source states that the German Great such a case as this the public are entitled to be made thoroughly important advantage won over our troops at Bean's Station, in a con- Powers have withdrawn their intended motion at the Federal Diet for acquainted with all the facts of the case, and they have a right to flict the proportions of which are shown to be far from insignificant by the employment of none but Austrian and Prussian troops in the demand that such a commission should be properly selected. It ought the Confederate files from Bristol of the 19th, which announce the eventual occupation of Slesvig.

to have gone through its proper channel, that of the visiting justices. arrival at that point of 225 Federal prisoners, being but the first detach Berlin, Jan. 5.—The Thirteenth Division has received orders for He greatly feared that this deviation from the proper course bad led to ment of a much larger number who were captured in that action." immediate concentration in the district of Priegnitz. It is believed that a signal failure of justice. It gave just grounds for a suspicion on the

this order indicates an intention on the part of the Federal troops to part of the general public that the rich man does not reap the same The War in Virginia.

immediately occupy Slesvig. It is stated that the Vienna Cabinet punishment for his crimes as the poor man does, and that such an idea

has positively declared to Prussia that it would not take any action in should gain ground was much to be lamented. He thought that any The latest news from Virginia states that it may soon become neces- the questiou of Slesvig should Prussia, in the present state of things, act which they as a body of magistrates could do in order to manifest ary for the army of the Potomac to fall back to some point nearer to withdraw from the London protocol.

their disapproval of the present very unsatisfactory state of things ought Washington. The present lengthy line of communication (upwards of

DRESDEN Jan. 5.-In to-day's sitting of the Second Chamber, to be done. A murder had been committed, and the murderer has sixty miles) is liable to damaging raids by the Confederate cavalry Baron von Beust declared that the vote of Saxony in the Federal Diet been tried in open court, found guilty, and sentenced to death. The stationed at Fredericksburg, one of which, recently attempted, well with regard to the stay of the Prince of Augustenburg in Holstein was jury by their verdict declared themselves satisfied with the evidence as nigh proved successful. No military movements of importaacu have opposed to the proposition of the President, and was based upon to the prisoner's responsibility, the judge declared himself satisfied witla been reported.

respect for the responsibility of the Federal Commissioners, and on other that verdict, and, after all that a secret tribunal was sent down by the LATEST DESPATCHES.

reasons which justify the attitude of Saxony with reference to the lwyal Home Office to report as to the prisoner's sanity. He called the attenNew YORK, Dec. 29.-All is quiet in Virginia. Advices from and political sides of the question. Baron von Beust further expressed tion of the court to a remonstrance which had been framed and which Charleston to the 27th state that the Federals shelled the city from a hope that the majority in the Diet would decide in favour of the the clerk of the peace read. It was addressed to Sir George Grey, as the night of the 21th till the afternoon of Christmas-day. Twelve claims of the Prince of Augustenburg, and declared that Saxony joined Secretary of Scate for the Home Department, and after stating the

facts concluded as follows: "In this and other like cases the prisoner buildings were fired; one wbite man was killed, and one white woman the proposition made by Wurtemberg at the Federal Diet. wounded. The Federal gun-boats bad a brisk engagement with the

HAMBURG, Jan 6.-It is asserted that the Hamburg Senate will vote bas been tried by a judge and jury, acting under the sanction of an Confederate batteries on Johnson Island. Mobile despatches of the in favour of the recognition of the rights of the Prince of Augustenburg. oath, aided by counsel employed on both sides, witnesses examined and 24th state that the two white regiments sent down to Fort Jackson had The assembly of the citizens has almost unanimously voted in favour cross-examined, all in open court. We think, that respect for trial by not recovered the fort, and fighting continued on the 25th. Wheeler's of the motion " That the Assembly express its confident expectation jury, and contidence in the pure administration of justice, will be cavalry are operating through Northern Georgia and Eastern Tennessee. that the Senate, on the occasion of the vote to be taken in the Federal seriously weakened if a verdict and sentence following such a fair and Guerillas have appeared on the Arkansas shore of the Mississippi would vote in favour of Duke Frederick." The Federal troops have by any inquiry less public and complete than the trial itself. We,

Diet on the question of the right of succession in Slesvig-Holstein solemn trial may, in this or any other criminal case be interfered with opposite Memphis. Several Confederate officers and soldiers are

therefore, more respectfully trust, also most earnestly urge upon you reported to have arrived at Newbern, and accepted President erected earthworks opposite the Crown Fort. Lincoln's amnesty. The Confederates have returned 500 pri

ALTONA, Jan. 7.- The Danes still occupy the northern part of the propriety and necessity of abstaining to act upon this private and soners in exchange for a similar number sent to City Point Rendsburg. The Prince of Augustenburg is said to intend declaring cxparte information, and of causing a full inquiry to be made into the by General Butler, but refuse further exchanges until their Kiel a free port.

matters referred to by some responsible authority, and in as public, laws regarding, coloured troops are acknowledged. They refuse

The Duchies.

fair, and complete a manner as criminal trials are conducted." The

document was signed by upwards of forty magistrates. further negotiations with General Butler on the ground that he is an

The Saxons and Danes are still facing each other at Rendsburg; outlaw. Admiral Lissoffski has visited General Butler at Fort Monroe. bat, though the delay of twenty-four hours originally fixed by the him an opportunity of explaining the part he had taken in the

Mr Mundy said that he was glad that Mr Crompton had given Advices from New Orleans report that mutual courtesies continue Saxon general has expired now for some days, we hear nothing yet of matter. between the Federal commanders in Brownsville, and the Mexican the commencement of hostilities. According to some of the continental that they were not informed by the surgeon of the gaol, when

The visiting justices felt aggrieved and much surprised General commanding in Matamoras. The Free State men have beld a journals there is a divergence of views between Prussia and Austria, he changed his mind upon the subject of the prisoner Townley's convention in New Orleans, in which negroes were admitted to seats, the former Power showing a disposition to go the whole length with sanity or insanity; he having given evidence that he considered and the convention was opened by a prayer from a coloured preacher. its confederates in the Diet. Meanwhile arrangements seem to be the prisoner to be insane, although he had previously given his Two of the Chesapeake pirates bave been arrested at St John's, New making in Germany for an occupation of the Duchy of Slesvig. The opinion that he was perfectly sane. Brunswick, and brought for examination before a public magistrate. Kreuz Zeitung says that a division bas received orders to concentrate a minute to be entered to that effect. As chairman of the visiting

The justices had caused Count Mercier, the French ambassador, will shortly leave Washington immediately at Preignitz; the Gazette des Postes of Fraukfort says that justices, he had been applied to by Townley's friends to allow them for Paris. The iron-clad Dictator has been successfully launched at the authorities of the Grand Duchy of Weimar have received notice to see him, and lie could not refuse so natural a request. On the day New York. The Olympus and Hammonia have arrived out.

that 30,000 Austrians will pass through it next week on their way to after Christmas day he received a request from the prisoner's solicitor 30 (Evening).—The Confederate army in East Tennessee has the north ; and a third paper speaks of the intention of the German to allow certain persons to examine bim, with a view to induce the gone into winter quarters. General Longstreet is still around Rut- Powers to form a camp in Franconia, in order to have close at band Home Office to send down a commission of lunacy. Upon returning, ledge and Morristown, in East Tennessee. He was unable to pursue troops which it would be necessary to send to the scene of hostilities. after a short absence, he was surprised to find that that commission his advantage on account of the large number of barefooted in his According, however, to a letter from Berlin one more step is to be taken had already arrived, so that Mr Sims very properly refused to allow command. The Italian frigate Re d'Italia, built in New York, went at Copenhagen before proceeding to the occupation of Slesvig: An any other interview until those investigations were concluded. They ashore yesterday, near Long Branch, during her trial trip, and has not ultimatum is to be sent to the Danish Government, which will declare had every opportunity of making those investigations afforded to them, yet got off, though great efforts are being made to save her. The that King Christian cannot be recognised unless he re-establishes in and of satisfying themselves as to his condition. After this, it would City of Manchester has arrived out. The Adriatic has arrived at St the Duchies the state of things which existed before 1846--that is to seem that the visit of the other justices was uncalled for and unnecesJolin's. No news of any importance has transpired. Money easy. say, on the condition that the Duchies of Slesvig and Holstein are sary, but, nevertbeless

, they did see him. On Tuesday the prisoner's Gold, 525 per cent. premium. only joined to the Danish crown by a personal union.

solicitor came to the gaol to ask permission for the other commission Anticipations of War.

to see the prisoner, and Mr Sims referred him to the chairman (Mr

Evans), and leave was granted. It seemed to him (Mr Mundy) that THE GERMAN INTERVENTION IN HOLSTEIN.

The Nord Deutsche Zeitung contains the following intelligence : this visit was entirely a work of supererogation, and after the report of

HALLE, Jao. 3.—The association formed here to provide warm the other commission it appeared perfectly unnecessary for any local KIEL, Jan. !: -The Duke of Augustenburg has, under the title of clothing for the Prussian contingent destined to serve in Holstein, gentlemen to have any interviews with the prisoner, the regularly Duke of Slesvig-Holstein, issued a proclamation to-day, dated Dec. communicated with the Minister of War for information. The formed commission having superior anthority. 31, addressed to the people of the Duchies. He says: "I would not Minister, Von Roon, replied by a letter, of which the following are the After some discussion, the Chairman put the question whether the hold back before your call. I fulfil a duty in bearing the cares of this principal passages :

remonstrance be adopted, and it was carried unanimously. momentous epoch. The Federal execution, which from the beginning “I have no doubt that a portion of the army and navy will probably was not directed against my Government, has now ceased to have any soon have to make a winter campaign, which will perhaps be bloody, object. I am convinced that the Federal Diet will now acknowledge but which in any case will be particularly severe, by reason of the

POLICE. that the reasons which determined it to order the administration of season. I have therefore read with great satisfaction the appeals of the Duchy by Federal commissioners, no longer exist. I expect that patriotic societies; therefore, too, I am astonished that these appeals AT THE MANSION House, on Monday, Henry Horace Linguarde, & any faithful subjects will, however, respect the Federal administration, are received with indifference

, and even with disdain, in circles not man of 30, described as an actor, and as residing at Butler-street buildand that they will avoid any conflict.” hostile to the Government.

ings, East Smithfield, was placed at the bar, before the Lord Mayor, 2.-Duke Frederick of Augustenburg has received congratulatory "It is true that the Administration has the duty of providing the charged with swindling. J. Millhouse, manager to Messrs Mills, deputations from all parts of the country. The Duke, in reply to the troops which enter on the campaign with everything that is necessary. clothiers in Aldgate, deposed that, on the afternoon of Saturday, the leader of a grund torchlight procession, spoke of the necessity of union But it is also true that when these needs occur unexpectedly, it is not prisoner, who was a stranger to them, came to their shop and asked to between the Government and its subjects, and expressed the confident always easy to satisfy them in the measure desired; and for these see some ready-made clothes. He was shown some in the presence of hope that he would soon assume the Government.

reasons I ought to receive with the warmest gratitude the good witness, and selected a few coats, waistcoats, and trowsers, to the The King of Denmark arrived in Flensburg on the 1st., and next assistance of patriotic associations, which have a similar object to that amount of 211. 17s. A bill was made out and the prisoner said he day issued a proclamation to the Danish army. It says : " The new of the Society of Halle. In general for societies to be useful they must would write a cheque for the amount, which he did upon a half sheet

of year finds you in arms for the defence of our Fatherland, and your display a great activity everywhere and in every way, and it is note-paper, on the Provident Savings Bank in St Martin's lane. He King is therefore among you. I have entered upon the full inheritance desirable that a general impulse be given in this direction.

tried on the clothes and at length kept on one suit which he approved, of my predecessor in love to our native land. Our motto is the honour “Prussia, it is my conviction, finds herself on the threshold of consisting of a great coat, coat, waistcoat, and trowsers. He then of our conntry, and it shall be upbeld with peace, or, if requisite, by important decisions. There is in question not only in the actual asked to see other goods in the hosiery department, and, while some force of arms. No life is too costly for the salvation of the Fatherland. moment a local strife for a special end, but the whole political future of were being shown to him, witness sent off the cheque he had given to From the former struggle the army has retained experienced leaders, our dear country. Consequently, nothing is more urgent, more indis- be cashed. In the hosiery department the prisoner selected shirts, whom the young troops will now follow with enthusiasm. Courage, pensable

, than to unite the national forces for the inviolable mainte- stockiogs, and other articles to the amount in the whole of 581. 14s. not numbers, above all unhesitating military obedience, in all cases nance of its honour, for the increase as much as possible of its political While he was so engaged he complained of being thirsty, and witness lead to victory.". His Majesty concluded by saying he should soon importance

. It is only on condition that each individual does resolutely supplied him with some wine and a cigar. He directed the whole of gladly visit the different divisions of the troops. His Majesty reviewed wbat is possible for him in bis sphere to attain the great ends proposed, the goods he had chosen, except those in which he stood, to be sent to a large portion of the army on the 3rd, and left for Fredrichstadt on that these ends will be attainable in spite of the bostilo conduct of 4 Orington square, Brompton, where he said he was residing with his the 4th,

discordant parties. And with Divine assistance these ends shall be wife. Witness had told him he should at once send the cheque and COPENHAGEN, Jan. 5.-About 14,000 men of the reserve have been attained.

get the money. Before the messenger returned the prisoner asked to called out by the Ministry of War.

“I do not hesitate to authorise you to make what use you please of be recommended to a place in the neighbourhood where he could dine, FLENSBURG, Jan. 4.-Large reinforcements are to be sent from this reply, and give you the assurance of my distinguished considera- and witness mentioned the name of a house a few doors off

. The priEckenvörde to the island of Fehmern. In case of war it is believed tion.

“ The Minister of War and Finance, soner invited him to dine with him, which witness agreed to do, not that flank attacks will be made from that position.

Berlin, Jan. 2.”

“ Von Roon." liking to lose sight of him so long as the prisoner was wearing one of 7.-The King and the Crown Prince of Denmark arrived here this

the suits of clothes he had selected, and as the messenger, who had morning by special train, and left immediately for Sonderburg. Thence bis Majesty will at once proceed by the steamer Schleswig to Korsör,


been sent to get the cheque cashed, bad not returned. After they had

dined the prisoner was going ont without paying the bill, amounting in order, it is said, to be present at the next sitting of the Council of At the Derbyshire County Sessions on Tuesday, Mr J. G. Crompton to 8s. 7d., and on witness remarking that it had not been paid the State in Copenhagen. His Majesty inspected the fortifications of rose to ask Mr Mundy, M.Þ., whether he, as chairman of the visiting prisoner told him to pay the amount and put it down to his account. Friedschstade on the 5th. It is asserted that the small canals of the justices of the Derby County Gaol, had had his attention called to witness thereupon paid the bill, and the prisoner and he returned Schlei are all free of ice. The inundation of the surrounding country certain circumstances which had recently taken place within its pre- together to the shop. There witness was told by the messenger, who by opening the sluices will not be undertaken until the approach of the cincts, and whether he was aware that a certain commission, composed had by that time returned, that the bank

having closed the cheque had


She heard the man call out “ I'm dying," and saw blood running from more harmonious use of proper names in his verses. (His Excellency | Tuscany bas published a protest, dated Lindau, Dec. 17, against any

aot been paid. He told the prisoner what the messenger had said, stwo inches long and two inches deep; the femoral artery had been | being that it seems to me to be strung to the highest chord in the adding that as the cheque had not been paid he should expect him to severed, and the

flesh and sinews were much lacerated. At the inquest whole compass of his lyrepay at once for the clothes he was wearing. The prisoner said he had held on Saturday, it was proved that the boar had never before shown no money about him, but that if witness would ride with him in his any signs of viciousness, but had frequently been left to wander about And then, sweet Poetry! thou loveliest maid, &c. carriage, which was at the door, to Ovington square, he would pay for the yard and in the lanes, without attempting to do any one injury. Hence the full burst of harmony, the articles he had on, and hand him a cheque upon Messrs Coutts for The jury returned a verdict of “ Accidental death,” in accordance with the balance, amounting to 691. 9s. 6d. On that understanding the the circumstances. The boar was shot next day.

Farewell! and, oh, where'er thy voice be tried, &c. cheque he had given on the Provident Bank was to be returned to

Well, these tables are turned, at all events. Why are we not here tohim, and the goods he had ordered were to be sent to Ovington square. THE WRECK OF AER MAJESTY'S GUNBOAT Lively, which was He afterwards told witness he had a balance of 2001. at the bank of reported last week, occurred near Oostmahon, on the Texel range of day, the goodliest of the city-rank, amiability, talent, beauty—but Messrs Coutts. Witness went with him in his carriage to 4 Ovington the Dutch coast, whither she had been sent in search of the missing to pay honour to what he thought neglected and decried, to what was square, where the prisoner got out and rapped at the door, followed by trawling smacks from the north-east coast of England. The Lively left his shame in crowds? Here, in front

of his own university, where he witness. On the door being opened the prisoner asked for some one by Berwick in pursuance of directions from the Lords of the Admiralty, a name. The servant requested him to repeat the name, which he and steamed right across the North Sea. She encountered the most was the obscure sizar, but where he has given occasion to every sizar did, when an answer was given in the negative and the door shut. The fearful weather. On nearing the Dutch coast she was struck by a since to feel proud of his position ; even here, where we are told that prisoner, accompanied by witness, returned to the carriage, and directed terrific sea, which swept over the vessel and rushed down the hatchthe coachman to drive to some livery stables in the neighbourhood of ways. It was then discovered that she had suddenly gone into shallo-7 he was laid prostrate on the floor by his brutal tutor Mr Wilder—there Russell square, which he did. On arriving there the prisoner got out water. The gale kept increasing, the sea rising bigher and higher. are no such tutors in Trinity College now, the home of all dignified and was going away without paying for the hire of the carriage, for a The vessel was running as well as she could, in order to clear the and gentle learning, under the mild survey of the venerable provost ; hired one it happened to be, when the proprietor presented himself and ground, but the engines at times were nearly immersed in water, and asked to be paid. The prisoner souglit to excuse himself by saying as it was clear the steamer would founder' if she remained in deep even here we are gathered round the poet's statue before London bas he had no money. The reply was that the proprietor must bave the water, her head was turned towards the shore, so as to run her aground, erected a single statue in the open air to any of England's mighty prisoner's watch or some other security. The prisoner said he had the only chance of escape which remained for those who were on board. nothing to offer in that way, upon which the proprietor demanded his The next moment after her course was changed, a tremendous sea bards, Mr Foley has amply atoued for Mr Wilder.” coat. To that witness strongly objected, telling the proprietor that the caught the ship, and very nearly washed every one on deck overboard. clothes the prisoner was wearing belonged to Messrs Mills, bis employ- Some of her men were much hurt. In a few minutes the steamer ers. The prisoner, in spite of the remonstrance, took off the under- bumped on the ground, and the falling tide soon left her waterlogged coat and left it in pledge for 25s., the charge for the use of the car- on the sands. The crew were then employed in freeing the vessel of

Notabilia. riage. The value of the coat was 27s. On the suggestion of the the water that was in her, and guns were frequently fired during the prisoner, they took a cab in the emergency to call upon his sister, who, night, but no assistance arrived. The tide again came up, with a he said, resided in East Smithfield; but on arriving there witness, not heavy wind and sea. The crew were preparing to make a raft, when Low Art.-“ Give me," he used to say, when declaring his tastes liking the neighbourhood, made an excuse to call at his master's pre- 'two Dutch smacks hove in sight and came alongside, but they would mises before they went further, and the prisoner and he then returned not stay, and had actually shoved off before the crew of the Licely had

“ give me a pictur that represents something I can understand. I together to the shop in Aldgate. There he told the prisoner he be- got on board, and before they could get the dead Dutch pilot out of don't care twopence for Allegories, or whatever you call 'em ; Sacred lieved he had come there with a determination to swindle them, and lie the vessel. When all were in the smack, sail was made for the shore, subjects, in my opinion, is impious, and the Historicals is all bosh. asked him to take off the things that belonged to them, which the pri- but unfortunately she grounded, and remained eight or nine bours How do I know what they mean unless I've read all about 'em in soner did, and witness sent for a policeman and gave him in charge. before the tide came up, the shipwrecked crew suffering much from books ? If I'd wasted my time in reading instead of attending to busiThe case was then remanded, and the prisoner asked, with the coolest exposure to the cold and want of nourishment. They at length effrontery, whether he would be admitted to bail. 'The Lord Mayor reached the shore, a small fishing place, where they received all the ness

, where should I have been? A pauper in the Union, most likely ! said certainly not, when the prisoner said, in a very off-band manner, kindness the inhabitants could render them. The captain then tele- No, no, catch me at that sort of fun. I've quite enough to do to read “Very well, then I shall immediately commence an action against graphed the fact of the stranding of the steamer to England, but my ledger and make that all straight. Now for picturs, whát's the those parties." He was then removed to the cells.

whether she will be got off is a matter of some uncertainty. The A FLAGRANT INSTANCE OF THE ORGAN-GRINDING NUISANCE Admiralty have already forwarded a powerful steamer to her aid.

use of 'em, I should like to know, if they don't set before your

eyes the likenesses of what you meets with every day! A chap that was brought forward in the Marylebone Court on Monday. Mr Lee,

can paint me a lobster just as I see him crawling over my marble slab, a gentleman residing at 82 Maldon road, Kentish Town, made the

—or a dog a gnawing of a bone like the one down at my lodge, -or following statement to Mr Knox: He said he liad a daughter, aged

the inside of my shop in Thames street, -or my coach and 'orses, -or nineteen, lying at the point of death ; five doors from his house was a LORD CARLISLE ON OLIVER GOLDSMITH.

anything else that I can handle and look at,-he's the man for my baker's shop, which first commenced business last Saturday. The

money : he's the painter for me! That's the reason why I deal with proprietor inaugurated the business by having about a dozen men play In his address at the inauguration of the Goldsmith statuto at Pith, now, and such as him. When they made Pith a member of the ing in front of his house on brass instruments from half-past four in the afternoon to ten o'clock in the evening, when they went inside the Dublin, on Tuesday, Lord Carlisle said: “We contemplate a career Royal Academy they did the right thing for once. He gives shop, where they kept playing until midnight. Ho did not arrive home (Goldsmith's) not free from imprudence, from error, or even from the soundness of this critical canon there is no disputing. As much

'em natur, and natur in a pictur is what I goes in for." until eight at night, when he immediately sent his servant to ask them to ridicule, but redeemed by the most guileless simplicity, by the most nature as you please! Indeed, let all be as natural as art can accoudiscontinue playing, giving his reason for making the request. They refused. He then explained the case to a constable, and insisted on his re- romantic benevolence, and by the most manly independence. We lish. But, unless you exbibit more taste in following nature than

was observed by those whom Mr Hardback patronised, you will not moving the nuisance. The constable went away, but instead of stopping contemplate a genius of which no more accurate or pithy summary can greatly advance the interest or develop the true principles of Art. the noise he fraternised and joked with the players. Illness had bad the effect of making his daughter extremely nervous, and he had no doubt be given than in the words which bis great friend, Dr Johnson, Pith, whose pictures lined Mr Hardback's walls, was a clever

fellow, no doubt. He possessed great imitative power and that the tumult of Saturday night would hasten her end. He now asked if inscribed upon the stone which bears his name in Westminster much 'manipulativo skill, but he had a vulgar mind, and all he had any means of redress. He did not know the number of the Abbey: “There was no style of composition which he did not his works were tainted by vulgarity. His great picture, “The for me to prejudge a case, but if this be true it is indeed most scanda- essay—nono he essayed which he did not adorn.' But of so such crowds the year it was exhibited, and which Mr Hardback lous. At any rate, it must be thoroughly inquired into. A sergeant much variety and so much excellence, if I were called upon bought for a thousand guineas, was a striking example of bis style. of the S division said Maldon road was on his section, Mr Knox directed him to make a searching investigation, and to report to him to select the most striking specimens, I should naturally namo The action of the pugilists was unimpoachable, every muscle was upon it at a future day.

• The Deserted Village,' "The Traveller,' and above all, perhaps, ruffianly as the most ardent patron of the Ring could desire; and

admirably developed, the expression of their countenances was as * The Vicar of Wakefield.' Why the walls of the Royal Academy so of the assembled rascaldom that filled the rest of the canvas. THE CHAPTER OF ACCIDENTS. of England would not know themselves if & single year came have pointed to bis portrait in this work of art as a perfect

There was not a low fellow in London who might not exultingly round without exhibiting & subject from “The Vicar of Wake-likeness, mental as well as physical, and on account of its wonderful A DREADFUL EXPLOSION took place at a ladies' school, kept by Miss Collins

, in St Mary's place, Stamford, on Monday evening. In field.” Still, novelist, historian, satirist, essayist, dramatist, truth, which was all Mr Hardback cared for, this picture occupied the scullery, on the ground floor, was a small boiler of the saddle shape, as he may be, it is mainly as a poet that we represent to our in the Haymarket,” also by Pith, was another favourite of bis, and

the most conspicuous place in his dining-room. “The Oyster-shop capable of containing about two gallons. It was used for the purpose selves Oliver Goldsmith. If I were to search for an adjective by cost him

nearly as much as “ 'The Fight.”. It was the chief ornament of supplying hot water to a bath on an upper story. On Monday morning a tire was lighted under the boiler with the view of preventing which to distinguish his poetry, I do not think I could find one of Mr. Hardback's drawing-room, greatly to his delight, though the water in the pipes from freezing. About four o'clock in the after- so fitting as 'exquisite.' Others have soared to greater heights, and be added-much to the satisfaction of Mrs Nibbletit, who said, and

exceedingly to the annoyance of his daughter Arabella, nor it must noon the attention of Miss Collins was directed to the boiler, owing to the fact that the water in the bath -room still remained cold.' She had shed intenser light in the poetical beaven; but where was ever com- truly said, that it was “ full of sbocking things." not left the scullery more than five minutes when a terrific explosion bined more perfect rhythm, more mellow harmony, more refined back's eulogy: " dever was anything better painted than that; you

“ Look at the cabman toesing off a glass of gin," ran Mr Hardtook place, alarming the whole neighbourhood. As soon as the smoke and steam had subsided the scullery was entered. On the floor lay the simplicity, more graceful truth? Short as my limits must needs be, can tell it's gin by the twinkle of his eye, though he has only one; lifeless body of Artbur E. B. Barston, aged about twenty, whose sister I would justify my praise by the most convincing process I could use, and that waterman, blowing the froth off a pot of stout-just as I've is a teacher at Miss Collins's. Near him was the cook, Charlotte by recalling a few notes of music of his strain to your, I am sure, not tipsy swell, in the corner there, trying to light his pipe at the gas

done myself, many and many a time, ain't that patur?' Then the Billing, aged twenty-two, who it was at first feared bad been killed also, but on further examination it was found that she was still alive. unaccustomed ears. Take the decline of a virtuous old age—lines I light, with the cove behind him picking of his pocket; and them gay She was conveyed on a stretcher to the infirmary, where she now lies once heard with singular effect applied by Lord Brougham to Mr brandy-and-water, you can almost bear 'em laugh, they do it so

ladies with the red feathers in tbeir little hats, drinking sherry and in a precarious state, suffering from a compound fracture of the thigh Wilberforce. (Here lis Excellency repeated the passage com- natural.

Here's another bit. Look at that eister-knife! You and various other injuries. The deceased had been skating on Burghley pond during the afternoon, and on his return called with his mencing with the line, 'For him no wretches born to work could take it up and open with it. I never see the pictur but I feel

inclined to."- Mr Grimshaw's Little Love Affair,' in Bentley's Mis. sister at Miss Collins's, when it is supposed that his attention was and weep.') From this it is no violent transition

to the cellany for January. attracted by a suspicious noise made by the boiler, and that he had gone to look at it. The door and window of the scullery were blown country clergyman. It is very refreshing to observe how Goldout, and almost everything in the place was destroyed. The effect of smith, amidst all his own irregularities and weaknesses, cherished in the concussion extended to the adjoining kitchen, where a large his heart of hearts the most genuine and servid sympathy with goodness. the public health has been very clearly indicated in the figures col-.

TIMES AND Types.—The immediate effect of severe cold upon number of pots were thrown down and broken. An inquest was opened the same night before Mr Atter, the borough coroner. The In the case before us this feeling is probably heightened by both his lected by the Registrar-General: it is seen in the great increase of body of the deceased presented a shocking appearance . Miss Collins filial and fraternal affection. (Here his Excellency quoted the passage advanced age. The cold weather which has just declared itself is


respiratory affections, and an enhanced mortality amongst persons of was the only witness examined. Having described the explosion and its effects, she stated that the bath was last used about three weeks commencing, ‘At church, with meek and unaffected grace,' and pro- bowever, pronounced by some of those who profess to be capaago, just before the Christmas holydays; it then worked very well. ceeded.) Goldsmith had a most happy gift of satire. · I consider Pope ble of forming opinions on this difficult and uncertain subject, In consequence of the frost she had had a fire lighted under the boiler to bave been the greatest master that ever lived, both of the most in fact, with a recurrence of a winter such as that of 1813-14

as likely to be continuous as well as intense. We are threatened, on Saturday and Sunday last, and again on Monday morning. About five minutes before the explosion she went to look at the boiler, exquisite panegyric and one of the most fierce and flaying a season of severe and enduring frost. If this prognostication thinking that something was wrong, because the water in the bath- invective. Between these two extremes Goldsmith could hit should be verified, it will afford occasion for a medical study of much room was cold, notwithstanding that there had been a fire some hours.

interest and importance. It has been stated by competent observers, She was about to send for a plumber when the accident occurred. A off the character of his acquaintance with a touch that was that the effect of such a season has been to bring about a change in the juror expressed his opinion that there was ice in the pipes leading from keen, incisive, but never ungentle. Thus, he said, of his great friend type of disease. Lately, London las suffered under & prethe boiler to the bath, and that the circulation of the steam was thus Edmund Burke, of whom I shall still have to say a word more. (His valence of epidemic disease of low type ; and even ordinary prevented. The inquiry was adjourned in order that a scientific examination might be made. Excellency here quoted the passage beginning with the line · Here which said to differ

very widely from

the chaOn New Year's Day, a man named Seeds, employed as cowman on lies our great Edmund, whose genius was such.) Then of Garrick-racters observed by our fathers. Periods of cold have been con.

sidered to destroy this asthenic type of disease; and in this way it is the home farm of Mr Howard of Greystoke Castle, was killed by a boar.

Here lies David Garrick, describe him who can,

said that changes of doctrines in therapeutics, such as the adoption or The deceased, who was thirty-four years of age, had been employed on that day in cleaning out the stye occupied by a boar, which he

An abridgment of all that was pleasant in man, &c.

rejection of the practice of venesection, may be satisfactorily explained.

It remains to be seen whether the present season will afford occasion turned out into the yard. When he had removed the littér

, he went It is difficult to say in these instances whether the praise or blame pre-for carrying out this important inquiry. If we should have a long and towards a gate leading to an adjoining field, whereupon he took a dominates, as must naturally happen when mixed characters are the directed towards the study of the type of disease as presented during hazel stick in his hand, and finding that the boar refused to move he subject, save only when he comes to Sir Joshua Reynolds, of whom he the period of frost and subsequent to its cessation.— The Lancet. struck it several times upon the head. This seems to have irritated the animal, which, raising itself upon its hinder parts, gored him felt and delighted to feel that there was nothing but praise to be spoken. severely in the thigh with its tasks. The man called for help, and the I remember no English poet—except, indeed, it be Milton—who made dairymaid, hearing his cries, went out with a stick to his assistance.

CHRISTMAS AMUSEMENT.—The son of the late ex-Grand Duke of his leg. When he had gone about a dozen paces he fell down and repeated the lines in which occur.On Idra's cliff, as Arno's shelvy alienation by the Italian Government of the ecclesiastical or monastic died. Mr Barker, steward, and Sir J. Ogilvie, who was on a visit to side.') I remember consoling myself with that couplet for a whole day property, the public museums and libraries, or the possessions of the by the cries of the deceased, but their services were now, of course, of when I was becalmed off the mouth of the Altama. But, above all, Sardinian treasury. The Prince, in this document, Aseumes the title no avail. It was found that the fatal wound in the thigh was about the passage I quote too, for other reasons, not the least of these of Ferdinand IV., Grand Duke of Tuscany.



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CHINA. The following telegram, dated Suez, Dec. 31, has been to dividends on the amount called up on the other shares, and the then he was appointed to Hatton garden; thence he removed to the received : Prince Kung having refused to ratify the agreement made remaining 5,0001., which will include all their outlay up to the new Clerkenwell Police Court, and in 1851 be at his own request by Mr Lay with Captain Osborn, Captain Osborn proceeded to disband present time, by instalments extending over several years. The came to Southwark Court, in lieu of the late Mr Secker, who was his force. The European Ministers protested against Prince Kung prospectus further shows that other Norwegian mines have made removed to Greenwich. During the time Mr Combe presided at having the ships on his own terms, and Prince Kung then requested Mr very large returns, and states that the manager of the Government Southwark he was much respected by the Bar and all who had busiBruce to sell the ships for him. Mr Bruce having requested Captain mines in Norway has, by permission, joined the board of this com- ness at the Court. Osborn to undertake their disposal, a part of the squadron were to sail pany. for England, and Captain Osborn, with the Keangsoo, Quantung, and

The Berlin papers record the death of the King's head gardener Amoy, had sailed for Bombay, Captain Osborn may be shortly expected

(FINTELMANN) at Charlottenburg, on Christmas-day, at the age of in England."

ninety. When young, he was employed at Sans Souci, and he loved to Obituary.

tell how Frederick the Great used to point to the finest figs with his

cane and make him fetch them down from the trees. It was be who THE QUEEN AND THE PRINCESS OF WALES have become patronesses

cultivated the first dahlias, which Alexander von Humboldt introduced of the Dublin Society for Promoting the Employment of Women,

into Prussia, and to him are due the chief attractions of the gardens on and contributed to its funds. In connexion with the London Society,

VISCOUNT VALENTIA died on the 30th ult., at Bletchington park, Peacock's Ísland, near Potsdam, the favourite resort of Frederick we observe that Miss Faithfull has added another branch to the near Woodstock, in his seventy-ninth year. He was the eldest son of William III. Victoria Press, and has opened in Princes street, Hanover square, a Mr Arthur Annesley, (fourth in descent from the Hon. Francis, sixth bookseller's and stationer's business, in order to educate and send out son of Francis, first viscount), and on the death of the second Earl of THE WILL of G. Hobson, Esq., of Westbourne road, was proved in girls as trained assistants in an occupation well adapted for intelli. Mountnorris, in 1844, succeeded to the original Irish titles conferred in the London Court under 100,0001. personalty. He has bequeathed the gent young women of the middle class.

1622 and 1628. He married in 1808 Eleanor, daughter of Mr H. bulk of his property, with the exception of an annuity of 500l., to be O'Brien, of Blatherwick park, Northants, by whom, who died in June, held in trust by his executors for the benefit of his son, including the

1843, he had a large family. He is succeeded by his grandson, Arthur, testator's interest and share in the business and firm of Messrs Reid and THE SHAKSPERE CELEBRATION AND THE LATE MR THACKERAY. only son of the late Hon. Arthur Annesley, born in 1842.

Co., brewers- his son receiving 4001. a year during his minority.--The -A meeting of the General Committee, which has charged itself with

will of W. Gardner, Esq., of Sussex gardens, Hyde park, was proved in the duty of daly celebrating the tercentenary of Shakspere, was held

Miss ALICIA CAMPBELL, only sister of the late Lord Clyde, died London, under 200,0001. personalty, by his brother, H. Gardner, Esq., on Monday, when the subject of the motion adopted lasť meeting, rather suddenly at her residence, No. 4 Stanhope street, Hyde park, the sole executor, to wbom he has intrusted the whole of his property, refusing to invite Mr Thackeray to be one of the vice-presidents, was on the 30th ult., aged sixty-seven.

making a provision for his (testator's) wife, and leaving to his (testabrought under discussion on the minutes of last meeting being read for MAJOR-GENERAL WALPOLE, R.E., died on Monday, in Charles tor's) niece a life interest in the sum of 60,0001.—The will of G. E. approval. It was moved that the record of the vote referred to be street, St James's, aged sixty-seven. He had been in active service Russell

, Esq., lato in the Madras Civil Service, was proved in the expunged from the minute. Mr Hepworth Dixon, in supporting this since 1816.

London Court under 70,0001. personalty. To his wife the testator has proposal, said he should infinitely regret that there should remain on

left an annuity of 1,0001., with all the furniture; the plate, paintings, the records of a committee like theirs any such entry as that to which

ADMIRAL OF THE Fleet Sir W. H. GAGE, G.C.B., G.C.H., and books, upon her decease, to become the property of his eldest son. reference had been made. That proposition, he believed, was made in died on Tuesday at his counnty seat in Norfolk, in his eighty-seventhi To his sons he leaves the residue of his estate, bequeathing to the haste. It was said, on one side, that there was a misapprehension with year. He was the third and youngest son

of the first Viscount Gage, children of his late daughter, Mrs Hill, 10,0001.; to his daughter

, Jane regard to the character of it. He was perfectly certain that under the and entered the navy in 1789. He was midshipman of the Princess Leonora, 15,0001. ; together with certain con ent interests to his circumstances all regretted that it had been made. He expressed an Royal in Lord Hotham's actions in 1795, and of the Bedford at the children; and an annuity of 2501. to his sister, Leonora Russell. individual opinion when he said that he never thought of contesting recapture of the Censeur by the French squadron; was lieutenant of the Mr Thackeray's high claims, or his right to any place on that com- Minerva at the capture of the Sabina and action with the Ceres, mittee to which they thought proper to appoint him. He believed the Spanish frigate; and off Cape St Vincent commanded the boats of the THE DEATHS IN LONDON LAST WEEK were 1,642, an excess of 84 whole thing had arisen in a misrepresentation about the form in which Minerva. He was captain of the Terpsichore at the capture of the above the average. 386 persons died of zymotic diseases, including 15 the invitation should be sent. He would therefore propose that the French vessels in Tunis Bay, and was also at the blockade of by small.pox, 33 by measles, 93 by scarlatina, 13 by diphtheria, 7ð by chairman be authorised to erase that entry from the minutes before Malta. As captain of the Urania, was present when the boats of that typhus, 51 by hooping-cough. 01 313 deaths assigned to diseases of confirming them, so that the book, which would certainly some day be vessel assisted in cutting out the Chevrette from under the batteries of the respiratory organs 177 were caused by bronchitis, 93 by pneumonia, deposited in the British Museum, and remain as a permanent record of Camaret, near Brest. He subsequently commanded the Thetis and the 22 by asthma, phthisis was fatal in 165 cases, 64 persons died at the tho committee, should not bear on the face of it an entry which was Indus. From September, 1841, to July, 1846, during Sir Robert age of 80 years and upwards ; a pensioner is registered as baving died the result of haste, and which was certainly a matter of very profound Peel's Government, he filled the office of one of the Lords Commis-, in Newton street, Shoreditch, on the 29th December, at the age of 100 regret. Mr George Cruikshank seconded the resolution. A discussion sioners of the Admiralty; and from 1848 to 1851 beld the post of years. then took place, when it was thought that the case should be met by a Commander-in-Chief at Plymouth. declaratory resolution, and not by an erasure of the minutes, and a resolution was eventually carried :-" That the general committee the oldest officer in the service. He was born on board her Majesty's

ADMIRAL AYScough, whose death took place a few days since, was

BIRTHS.-On the 31st ult., at Wimbledon hill, the wife of A. Coward, deeply deplore the premature decease of Mr Thackeray, and regret that circumstances should bave occurred to prevent the enrolment of ship Swan, during a desperate action fought by that vessel while on her Esq.,, of a daughter-On the 2nd inst., the wife of c. Wykeham his name in the list of vice-presidents."

passage home from North America, and was son of the late Capt. Martin, Esq., of a son-On the 2nd inst., at Streatham, the wife of Ayscough, who commanded the Swan on the occasion. This officer J. Milton, Esq., of a son-On the 29th ult., at 39 Lowndes square, the entered the navy in 1787, and served with great distinction, throughout Mrs Ralph Nevill, of a daughter-On the 30th ult., the Hon. Mrs

wife of Colonel H. D. White, C.B., of a son-On the 29th ult., the Hon. THE SKARA (NORWEGIAN) SILVER MINING COMPANY, with a capital the long war with France, in all parts of the world.

Ashley Ponsonby, of a son. of 50,0001., in shares of 21. each, is before the public. The object of MR Combe, the police magistrate, died on Thursday, aged seventythis company is to work the well-known dative silver mines of Norway, five. On the 11th of December last he was transacting business at daughter of E. Morgan, Esq., of St Petersburg-On the 1st inst.,

MARRIAGES.-On the 17th ult., Grant Duff, Esq., to Fanny, known as the “Skara Mines,” which are seventeen in number, and the Southwark Police Court, apparently in bis usual health ; on the Lieut.-Colonel Gumm, to Mrs Gill-On the 5th inst., A. H. Baring, Esq., comprise an area of upwards of 75,000 acres, lying about seven Saturday lie

was taken unwell with a cold, and on Monday fever inter- M.P., to the Hon. Miss Digby. English miles north-east of the city of Kongsberg, the seat of the vened and caused a complete prostration of the system. His death Government mining direction, about forty miles from Christiania, the was daily expected, but he seemed to rally, and on Monday last infor

DEATHS.-On the 4th inst., at Great Cumberland place, Hyde park, capital of Norway, and about twenty miles from the seaport of mation was received at his Court that he was

recovering. On Tuesday Newman Smith, Esq., aged 15 - On the

25th ult., 4. Nann, Esq., of Drammen, from whence there is steam communication to within he was visited by Mr Burcham, his colleague, who found him

mnch Bromley, Essex, 83-rom the zotla ult, at Cheshunt, Mr Muller, 90-mon seven miles of Skara, leaving only that distance of land carriage to exhausted, a relapse having taken place, and then all hopes of recovery the 31st alt.,

Lady Torrens, 88-On the 1st inst., at 18 Curzon street, and from the mines. The csclusive rights over all the precious were gone. He was called to the Bar at Gray's Inn on the 19th of Mayfair, W., Stirling, Esq., 84-On the 1st inst., at Croom's bill, J. Stow metals in the entire district are held by the present proprietors in November, 1813. He was a Chancery barrister, and was a few years inst., in Upper Brook street, the Hon. Lady Maynard Hesilrige, 90-On perpetuity under a grant direct from the King of Sweden and Norway, ago elected a bencher at his own inn. He was first appointed a metro- the 31st ult., at New cross, Mrs Murgatroyd, 83—On the 3rd inst., at at a nominal rent of sixty specie thalers (about 161.) per annum, and politan police magistrate at the time of Lord Melbourne's Government, Bill hill

, near Wokingham, A. Saltmarshe, Esq., 82-On the 3rd inst., they will be conveyed to the company by the vendors for 15,0001., in 1833. He first sat at the Thames Police Court with Mr Ballantine, at St John's wood, J. D. Weatherley, Esq., 88-On the 30th ult., at Devizes, 10,500l. payable in fully paid up shares, which are only to be entitled afterwards be sat occasionally at Lambeth-street Police Court, and Mrs Dalby, 91—On the 3rd inst, at Dublin, Mrs Molony, 82.


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Raynor, Fitzjames, &c.; Misses R. Leclercq, Atkinson,

Sold by all Grocers, Chandlers, &c., &e. and Heath.

Cornhill, London, E.C.; and 10 Mosley street, Manchester.

For Children under Fifteen Years of Age. After which the GREAT DRURY LANE ANNUAL, in the form of a GRAND COMIC CHRISTWOTHERSPOON and co., Glasgow and London.

Visitor.-The Lord Bishop of WINCHESTER.

Warden.- The Rev. F V. Thornton. MAS PANTOMIME, entitled SINDBAD THE SAILOR,


Head Master. - The Rev. T. Gwynn, M.A. the Great Rock of the Diamond Valley, and the Seven


Second Master. - The Rev. F. T. Wintle, M.A., &c. Wonders of the World. The extensive and magnificent SAUCE,-LEA AND PERRIN S'

Boys are prepared for the public schools, for the Oxford, Scenery by Mr William Beverley: Characters in the opening by Messrs Neville, Fitzjames, 'Tom Matthews, and Master


their WARM WRAPPERS and OVERCOATS for mercial life. Two scliolarships of 151. each, tenable for one Percy Roselle. Misses E. Weston Coventry, Rose Leclercq, Cicely Nott, and Miss Lizzie Wilmore. "Harlequinade

This delicious condiment, pronounced by Connoisseurs

GENTLEMEN, in all sizes, kept ready for immediate use. year, or at the option of the successful candidates. NominaClowns, Harry Boleno and C. Lauri. Pantaloons, Messrs W.

H. J. and D. NICOLL, 114, 116, 118, and 120 Regent Head Master's house, nominated pupils, 451.; others, 50%.

tions to Marlborough College are given every year. Terms : A. Barnes and J. Morris. Harlequins, Messrs J. Cormack

street, W.; 22 Cornhill, London, E.C.; and 10 Mosley Second Master's house, nominated, 351.; others, 401. The and S. Saville. Columbines, Madame Boleno and the Misses

is prepared solely by LrA and PERRINS.
street, Manchester.

next Term begins January 25th. For further particulars, Gunnis. Prices as usual. Box-office open from ten till fire The Public are respectfully cautioned against worthless daily.

apply to the Rev. Thomas Gwynn, Candover Park, Michel imitatious, and should see that LEA and PERRINS' Names

dever Station, Hauts.
are on Wrapper, Label, Bottle, and Stopper.

J. and D.


W.; 22 Coruhill, E.C., London; and 10 Mosley street, Man-
Great Attraction.
Sold Wholesale and for Export, by the Proprietors,

First week of Mr and Mrs Charles Mathews.
Worcester; Messrs CROSSE and BLACKWELL; “Messrs

entered her Majesty's Service. Pupils received from nine Barclay and Sons, London, &c., &c.; and by Grocers aud

PARENTS and GUARDIANS are RESPECTFULLY MrJ. L. Toole as Mrs Brown, Mr Phelps, Mr Fechter, and

years of age and upwards on inclusive terms. For every inOilmen universally.

INVITED to INSPECT the NEW GARMENTS, and Lady Audley every evening.-1863; or THE SENSATIONS

formation, address Dr SPICKERNELL, as above.

the CHOICEST FABRICS for WINTER DRESS for OP THE PAST SEASON, until further notice. Among the

YOUNG GENTLEMEN. artists who will appear here are Mr Benjamin Webster, Mr

ANTED, in the Country, a Graduate J. L. Toole, Mr Paul Bedford, and Mr Charles Mathews. Mrs

TURTLE.-MCCALL'S WEST INDIA. Stirling, Mrs Frank Matthews, Miss Cottrell, Miss Went

of Oxford or Cambridge (not in orders) as Tutor to worth, Miss Fanny Josephs, and Mrs Charles Mathews. Superior quality, prepared by new process. Flavour un

SEASONABLE PRESENTS Two Boys, ages Eighteen and Thirteen. One who has bad On MONDAY and during the Week, at Seven, THE surpassed. Real Turtle Soup, quarts, 10s. 6d. ; pints, 5s. Gd. ;

experience in teaching Classics, Mathematics, French, good ADVENTURES of a LOVE LETTER; COOL AS A hall-pints, 3s. Callipash and Callipee, 10s. 6d. per pound.

For all who court the gay and festive scenes. Drawing, and Book-keeping. Must not be under Thirty CUCUMBER; and 1863; or THE SENSATIONS OF TAE Sold by leading Oil and Italian Warehousemen, Wholesale

years of age. Highest references required. Candidates will PAST SEASON, Chemists, and others.

be pleased te state their degrees; married or unmarried; the J. MCCALL and Co., ROWLANDS' MACASSAR OIL,

salary they expect ; and all

particulars. Address, A. B., care

of Mr Hathway, 16 Royal Exchange, London, TINTER EXHIBITION, 120 Pall PROVISION STORES, 137 HOUNDSDITCH, N.E.

For imparting a transcendent lustre to the Hair, and susmall.-The Eleventh Annual Exhibition of Cabinet * Prize Medal for Patent Process of Preserving Pro

taining it in decorative charm. Price 3s. 6d., 7., 10s. 6d.,

RHEUMATISM! Pictures, by living British Artists, is Now Open, from 9.30 visions without overcooking, whereby freshness and flavour

and 21s. per bottle. a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission, 1s. Catalogue, 6d. are retained.


THE most EFFICACIOUS REMEDY Imparts a radiant bloom to the Cheek and a delicacy and for RHEUMATISM, LUMBAGO, PAINS in the

softness to the Hands and Arm3. Price 4s. 6d. and LIMBS. CHILBLAINS before they are broken, &c., is CHEAP AND GOOD WINES.

88. 6d. per bottle.



has lovg been known through the West of England as so

ODONTO, successful in alleviating the pains of the above disorders, Which are DAILY RECOMMENDED by the FACULTY

from 183. ; and CLARETS, 14s. ;


giving ease after the first application, and, if repeated ac-Testimonials from the most eminent of whom may be in.

Bestows on the Teeth a Pearl-like Whiteness, and gives a

cording to the directions, seldom failing to effect a perfect spected-as the most effectual, safe, speedy, and convenient To be obtained pure and cheap of the

cure. -Price ls. 13d. and 28. 9d. per Bottle.- Please observe remedy for Cough and all Disorders of the Lungs, Chest,

pleasing fragrance to the Breath. Price 2s. 9d. per box. IMPERIAL WINE COMPANY,

that the names of " BARCLAY and SONS, Farringdon and Throat.

The Patronage of Royalty throughout Europe, their

street,” are engraved on the Government stamp.--Sold by Sold in Boxes, Is. Ifd.; and Tins, 2s. 93., 4s. 6d., and 1ls. Which Imports the choicest Wines, and sells to the Public at general use by Rank and Fashion, and the universally

all chemists. cach, by T. KEATING, Chemist, 79 St Paul's Churchyard,

reasonable prices..

known efficacy of these articles, give them a celebrity un. London Sold retail by all Druggists, &c.

CELLARS-Marylebone Court House, w.
Sold by all Chemists and Perfumers.

STORED AND OFFICES-314 Oxford street, W.
EXPORT AND BOTTLING VAULTS-15 John street, Crutched

** Ask for “ROWLANDS'” Articles.

OLES'S ALGA MARINA is the only Friars, E.C. London.

really Concentrated Essence of the Sea-weed. It is Daily from Twelve till Ten. Admission, 1s. Consultations

daily increasing in celebrity as a remedy for all kinds of from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., at the private rooms attached to the


Rheumatismu, whether Acute or Chronic, immediately relierMuseum ; also by letter,

ing the pain, and speedily curing the discase. It is the YSPEPSIA.-MORSON'S PEPSINE

WINE is a perfectly palatable form for administering

best remedy for Spinal Affections, Contractions, Weakness this popular remedy for weak digestion.


of the Limbs, Scrofulous Swellings, and all those affections

for which the sea-side is recommended, and is also an admirManufactured by T. Morson and Son, 19 and 46 South. Is a sure Remedy for nearly all Ailments of the Feet. able application for Chilblains. See Extra Double Number of Health, post

free for six ampton row, Russell square, W.c., in bottles at 33., 5s., and Sold by Chemists and Perfumers in bottles 25. 6d. each. Sold in Bottles, 28. 9d., 46. 6d., and 118. each, by! T. stamps, from Health Office, 6 Racquet court, Fleet street, 105. each.---PEPSINE LOZENGES, in boxes at 26. 6d. and Wholesale, 13 Little Britain ; Barclay and Sons, Farringdon KEATING, 79 St Paul's Churchyard, London ; and by all London; and all Booksellers. 4s 6d. each, street, E.C.; and all Patent Medicine Vendors.




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