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NEW WORK BY CAPTAIN BURTON. UNION BANK of LONDON.

LIMITED.

Roady this day, in 2 vols., with Portrait of the Author, Map

and Illustrations. At a HALF-YEARLY MEETING of the Proprietors, Incorporated under the Companies' Act, 1862, with Limited The real Nickel Silver, introduced more than thirty years street, Mansion house, on WEDNESDAY, the 13th of held at the Court-room of the Banking-house, 2 Princes

Liability, ago by WILLIAM S. BURTON, when plated by the patent January, 1864,

CAPITAL £3,000,000, in 30,000 SHARES of £100 each.

the Camaroons Mountains. process of Messrs Elkington and Co., is beyond all comparison

FIRST ISSUE, 15,000 SHARES.

By Captain R. F. BURTON, the very best article next to sterling silver that can be

P. NORTHALL LAURIE, Esq., Governor, in the Chair,
Deposit on application, £1 per share, and £2 on allotment.

Author of 'A Pilgrimage to Meecah,' &c. employed as such, either usefully or ornamentally, as by The following report was read by the Secretary : no possible test oan it be distinguished from real silver.

The Directors ha the pleasure to report that the net Calls will not be made at less intervals than Three Months, “Captain Burton's ascent of the virgin summits of the A small useful set, guaranteed of first quality for finish and profits for the six months ending the 31st December last, nor exceed £5 per Share. It is not proposed to call up more Camaroons Mountains would have made the reputation of durability, as follows:after payment of all charges (including the sum of than £25 per Share.

any other explorer.

This is, at any rate, an interest €112,487 ls. 100. for interest paid and due to customers on

DIRECTORS.

worthy of the attention which Captain Burton devotes to it, Fiddle Thread

and we thank him for a book which is as instructive as it is
their current and deposit accounts), and making ample James Goodson, Esq. (Chairman of Great Eastern Railway
or Old
Bead

King's
or Bruns.
provision for all bad and doubtful debts, amount to

pleasant, as significant and suggestire to the watchful states.

Co.)
or Lily,
Silver Pattern. wick
£114,323 14s. 8d., which, with £668 128. 8d. brought for- Richard Spooner, Esq., (Deputy-Chairman of Bank of Hin-

man as it is full of amusement for the veriest idler. To those
&c.
Pattern.
Pattern.
ward from 30th June last, make together £114,992 78. 4d. dustan, China, and Japan).

who care only for amusement we commend his description of The Directors now declare a Dividend of 185. por ShareJames Duncan Thomson, Esq. (Messrs Thompson, Watson,

the Camaroons, and his narrative of the incidents which bofel d. £ s. d. £ s. d. £ s. d. clear of income tax, for the six months ending 31st Decem and Co., Cape Town), st Peter's]Chambers.

him on his route up and down them, while the serious and 12 Table Forks .........

1 13 0 2 0

012 4 0 2 10 ber last, amounting to £54,000, and leaving a balance of Thomas Cotterell, Esq., 50 Eaton square (Director of Bank practical suggestions of the work will sufficiently commend 12 Table Spoons... 1 13 0 2 0 0 2 4 0 2 10 0

themselves." The Times, Jan. 8th.

of Hindustan, China, and Japan.) £60,992 7s. 4d. 12 Dessert Forks 0 1 10 0 1 12 0 1 15 0

Tinsley Brothers, 18 Catherine street, Strand. 12 Dessert Spoons 1 4 0 1 10 0 1 12 0 1 15 0 This state of the accounts induces the Directors to antici. George Smith. Esq: (Deputy-Chairman Kent Water-Works,

and Director of East London Bank). 12 Tea Spoons...

0 16 0 1 0 oli 2 0 15 o pate that which, in the ordinary course, they would have Joseph William Holland, Esq., Birley house, Forest hill. 6 Egg Spoons, gilt

postponed until July next, in order that the proprietors Robert Collum, Esq. (Director of Scottish Union Insurance NEW NOVEL BY THE AUTHOR OF LADY bowls .... 0 10 0 0 12 0 0 12 0 0 13 6 may participate in the profits of the past six months at the

Company, and Director of the Fina Vaney Railway

AUDLEY'S SECRET.' 2 Sauce Ladles ......... 0 6 0 0 8 0 0 8 0 0 90 earliest possible period; they have, therefore, appropriated

Company).

Ready this day, at every Library, the Third Edition, in 3 vols, 1 Gravy Spoon ...

0 6 6 0 9

ol o 10 0 o ii 0 £60,000 of the profits of the past half-year to the reserved Louis Nathan, Esq., 32 York terrace, Regent's park (Diroc2 Salt Spoons, gilt fund; and out of such reserved fund, thus increased to

OHN MARCHMONT'S LEGACY.

tor of Van Dieman's Land Company). bowls ...

0 340 4 0 4 0 0 46 £170,000, they have appropriated £60,000 in adding fl. per Richard Davis Heatley, Esq. (Messrs Heatley, Cowan, and 1 Mustard Spoon, gilt share to the paid-up capital of the Company, which will thus

Co.) 6 Great Winchester street.

" Miss Braddon writes frankly for amasement, and in bowl 0 1 80 0 0 2 0 0 2 3 be increased from £720,000 to £780,000.

each succeeding novel she rises above herself, Lady 1 Pair of Sugar Tongs 0 2

SOLICITORS. 6 0

3 6 0 4 0 After deducting the sums applied in payment of the 1 Pair of Fish Carvers 14 0 1 10 10 l: 10 : dividend, and in addition to the reserved fund, amounting Mossrs Maples, Maples, and Teesdale, 6 Frederick's place, Audley's Secret' was good, 'Aurora Floyd better, ''Eleanor's

Victory. still better, and now 'John Marchmont's Legacy 1 Butter Knife ... 6 0 5 6 0 6 o together to £114,000, there will remain a balance of Messrs Hughes, Masterman, and Hughes, 17 Bucklersbury.

may be pronounced the best of them all."- The Times, 1 Soup Ladle.... 0 10 0 0 12 0 0 16 0 0 17 0 £992 78. 4d. for appropriation in July next.

Jan. 2. 1 Sugar Sifter 3 30 6 0 4 6 0 5 0

BANKERS.

Tinsley Brothers, 18 Cathorine street, Strand.

Messrs Barclay, Bevan, Tritton, Twells, and Co., 54 Lom.
Total ...........
9 19 912 9 6 13 9 6 14 17
THE UNION BANK OF LONDON.

bard street.
AUDITORS.

On Wednesday next will be published, with a wood Any article to be had singly at the same prices. An oak For the Half-year ending 31st of December, 1863.

Messrs Quilter, Ball, and Co., 3 Moorgate street.

engraving of 'Aurora' and 'The Softy,' a new Edition of chest to contain the above, and a relativo number of knives,

GENERAL BALANCE.

John Godfrey Morgan, Esq., 11 York street, Covent garden. &c., 21. 15s. Tea and coffee sets, dish covers, and corner

URORA FLOYD, by the Author of Dr.

LIABILITIES. dishes, cruet and liqueur frames, &c., at proportionate prices.

BROKERS.

• Lady Audley's Secret.' Now ready, uniform with £10 per share paid up on 60,000 All kinds of re-plating done by the patent process.

Sir R. W. Carden and Son, 2 Royal Exchange buildings. the above,
shares...
Capital

.......£600,000
£2 per share added out of

Temporary Omices:-No. 17 Abchurch lane, E.C.
,

LADY AUDLEY'S SECRET, 6s.
reserved profits......... 120,000
£720,000 0 0

RECOMMENDED TO MERCY. 6s. to H.R.H. the Prince of Wales, sends a CATALOGUE Due by the Bank on current accounts,

ABRIDGED PROSPECTUS. gratis, and post paid. It contains upwards of 500 Illustra

GUY LIVINGSTONE. 68. tions of his illimited Stock of Sterling Silver and Electro.

deposit receipts (including interest

The enormous increase of commerce and Industrial enteraccrued), and other obligations ......... 16,472,278 13 7

BARREN HONOUR. Gs. Plate, Nickel Silver, and Britannia Metal Goods, Dish Reserved fund, invested in Consols, as per

prise has caused proportionate requirements for financial Covers, Hot-water Dishes, Stoves, Fenders, Marble Chimney.

aid and accommodation, a large proportion of the most
contra
110,000 0 0

SWORD AND GOWN. 49. 6d. pieces, Kitchen Ranges, Lamps, Gaseliers, Tea Trays, Urns, Rebate on bills not due.....

27,118 4 important works of the time being dependent, in their and Kettles, Clocks, Table Cutlery, Baths, Toilet Ware, Balance at credit of profit and loss

114,992

Tinsley Brothers, 18 Catherine streot, Strand.

early stage, upon temporary assistance from the capitalists Turnery, Iron and Brass Bedsteads, Bedding, Bedroom

of the City of London. Cabinet Furniture, &c., with Lists of Prices, and Plans of the

The necessity for such facilities has long been recognized

£17,444,384 5 1 Twenty large Show-Rooins, at 39 Oxford strect, W.; 1, 1A, 2,

and successfully acted upon on the Continent, and it is now

This day is published, the Second Edition, with Map Cr. 3, aud 4 Newman street; 4, 5, and 6 Perry's pluce; and Cash in the Bank

and Ilustrations, in 2 vols., £741,644 8 8

fully admitted here. 1 Newman yard, London.

in Bank of England 779,686 13

The Association will undertake all financial business of TANDERINGS in WEST AFRICA; lent at call .... 972,000 0

importance, including the negotiation and arrangement 0

from LIVERPOOL to FERNANDO PO. Ву £2, 493,3312 of loans on security of rates, harbour dues, or other

F.R.G.S. SLACK'S SILVER ELECTRO PLATE Investments in Government stock, Esche

similar securities, and will itself make a Ivances wherever

Tinsley Brothers, 18 Catherine street, Strand.

the transaction is only for a limited period. Is a coating of pure Silver over Slack's NICKEL, a metal quer bills, Debentures, &c.

921,200 4 2

The Shares of the existing Financial Associations are amalgamated, on chemical and scientific principles, almost to £118,460 19s. 84., Consois (taken at 925)

steadily increasing in value, and stand already at the folthe purity and whiteness of Silver, which renders it, as a basis

110,000 0 0

Next week will be published, in 1 vol., sro, dedicated to resurse fund.... lowing premiums ou the amount paid up:

Bernal Osborne, Esq., M.P., for Electro Silvering, the best article that can be produced, Bank premises, consisting of freehold while the fact of twenty years' wear is ample proof of its buildings in Princes street, Mansion.

Amount paid

HE CRUISE of the ‘HUMMINGdurability. house street, Argyll place, and Fleut

per Share.

YACHT street; and lease and fixtures of No. 4 General Credit and Financo £4 presont price 61

CRUISE ROUND the WESTERN COAST of IRELAND.
Elect. Plud. Stng. Pltd. Thrend

Kg. & Thid.
Pallmall East ...
108,775 4 3 International Financial Society...

94

By MARK HUTTON.
Fiddle Ptn. Fiddle Ptn. Pattern. with Shell. Loans, bill discounted, &c.

13,811,077 14 5 London Financial Association 15

254 Mercantile Credit Association 3

Tinsley Brothers, 18 Catherine street, Strand. Per Dozen. £ $. d. £ S. d. 2 S. d. S. d.

£17,444,384 61 Table Forks.. 1 10 0 1 18 0

Prospectuses and Forms of Application for Shares may
2 8 0 3 0 0
PROFIT AND LOSS ACCOUNT.

This day is ready at all the Libraries, in 3 vols.,

be obtained at the Company's Temporary Offices, or of the Dessert Forks 1 0 0 1 10 0 1 15

2 2 0 Amount of dividend cf 188. per share ........ £54,000 0 Table Spoons. 1 10 0 1 18 0

Brokers, where a Copy of the Memorandum and Articles of (ELD in BONDAGE; or, Granville 2 8 0

0 0
Appropriated to reserved fund ...

60,000 0 0
Dessert Spns.
1 0 0 1 10 0 1 15 0 2 9 0

Association may be inspected. In the event of no allot-
Balance, being undivided profit carried for-

de Vigne. By Ouida.'
Tea Spoons...)
0 12 0 0 18 0 1 3 6 1 100 ward to next half-year

99274

ment being made, the deposits will be returned without
deduction.

Tinsley Brothers, 18 Catherine street, Strand. Cruet Frames, 189. 6d. to 70s. ; Tea and Coffee Services,

£114,999 7 4 70s. to 200s. ; Corner Dishes, £6 15s. the set of Four ; Cako

Illustrated with nearly 1,500 Engravings on Wood and Baskets, 25s. to 50s.; and every Article for the Table, as in Profit unappropriated on 30th June, 1863 ... £668 128

NEW ZEALAND.

Twelve on Steel,
Silver.

Amount of net profit of the half-year ending
31st December, 1863, after deducting ail

of OTAGO OLD GOODS RE-SILVERED, EQUAL TO NEW. expenses, and interest paid and due

MENT LOAN £500,000. RICHARD and JOHN SLACK beg to call attention to their (£112,487 1s. 10d.) allowed to customers

taining specimens of the best exhibits in the International superior method of

on their current and deposit accounts...

The BANK of NEW ZEALAND, Bankers to the General Exhibition, from the works of the most famous English and
ELECTRO SILVERING, by which

114,323 14 8
Government of New Zealand, the Provincial Government of

Continental Art-Manulactarers; also Engravings on steel process goods, however old, can be re-silvered equal to now.

£114,992 7 4 Otago, &c., &c., give Notice that they are authorised to Sell

and Wood of the Sculpture ; accompanied with Essays, by - Estimates given for re-plating.

by Public Tender, the first instalment of £200,000 of the The Governor then declared a dividend for the past half- Half-million Loan issued under the authority of the Otago Art as exemplified in tho works exhibited ; and a History

various contributors, on the Progress and Development of SLACK'S TABLE CUTLERY. year of 188. per share, clear of income tax. Loan Ordinance of 1862,

of the Exhibition: forming a most interesting and valuablo IVORY TABLE KNIVES, best quality, warranted not to Also the capitalisation of 60,0001. of the reserved fund, by The Debentures, with Coupons attached, are issued in

record of the Exhibition at South Kensington. come loose in the handles, and to balance. adding 16. per share to each of the 60,000 shares of the Com. sums of £100, bearing interest at the rate of € per cent. per

In I vol., royal quarto, cloth gilt, gilt edges, price 21s. 1st size. 2nd size. 3rd size,

annum, commencing on 1st January, 1864, to be redeemned pany.

London : Virtue Brothers and Co., 1 Amen corner. 1 Dozen......... 20 16 0

on 1st July, 1898. £1 0 0 £1 2 0 It was resolved unanimously, 1 Pair Carvers.. O 4 6

Both principal and interest are made payable at the 05 6 0 6 That the report now read be adopted, printed, and circu- Treasury, in Dunedin, or at the Bank of New Zealand, Mesars SLACK have been celebrated fifty years for their lated among the proprietors.

London, as may be arranged.

MR ESKELL'S NEW WORK ON THE TEETH. superior manufacture of Table Knives.

That the most cordial thanks of the Meeting be given to
Tenders will be received until One o'clock on Wednesday, Second Edition, corrected and rovised, free for seven stamps.

To be had of all Booksellers, and of the Author. SLACK'S ILLUSTRATED CATALOGUE

the Governor, the Deputy-Governor, and the Directors, for 20th January, 1864. specifying the total amount of Deben-
the able, efficient, and profitable manner in which they have tures required, and the premium per cent which will be

"We can commend this little brochure."-Medical Cir. GRATIS, or sent post frec, containing upwards of 350 conducted the affairs of the Bauk during the past balf-year. given for the same. Engravings, and Prices of Fenders, Fire-irons, Furnishing That the best thanks of the Meeting be given to Mr W. W.

A deposit of £5 per cent. on the amount of each Tender enlar. Ironmongery, Slack's Nickel and Electro-Plated wares, Scrimgeour, the General Manager, for the zeal and ability receipt for same enclosed in letter of application,

must be previously paid to the Bank of New Zealand and Table Cutlery, &c. No person should furnish without one. 80 long displayed by him in the discharge of his important

Tenders will be opened in the presence of all persons

ANDOVER GRAMMAR SCHOOL, duties. RICHARD and JOHN SLACK,

interested, at One o'clock on Wednesday, 20th January, 1864,

For Children under Fifteen Years of Age. That the thanks of the meeting be given to Mr Barton, at the Bank of New Zealand. The highest bidders shall be Visitor.-The Lord Bishop of WINCHESTER.

Warden.-The Rer. F. V. Thornton.
Ironmongers to Her Majesty,

the; Manager : Mr Ingpen, the Manager of the Rogent- deemed the purchasers, provided the prices are not lower
street Branch : Mr St Barbe, the Manager of the Charing- than the minimum placed in a sealed paper on the table

Head Master. - The Rev. T. Gwynn, M.A. cros3 Branch; Mr Beattie, the Manager of the Temple-bar before the Tenders are opened.

Where Tenders are made Second Master.-The Rev. F. T. Wintle, M.A., &c. 336 Strand, opposite Somerset House.

Branch; and to Mr Newmarch, the Secretary, for the upon the same terms, a pro rata distribution on such Tenders Boys are prepared for the public schools, for the Oxford, zealous and efficient manner in which they have dis- will be made.

non-member examinations, and for agricultural and com charged their several duties.

The Debentnres contracted for will be delivered at the mercial life. Two scholarships of 15l. each, tenable for one HANDELIERS in BRONZE and (Signed) , P. NORTHALL LAURIE, Governor. Bank of New Zealand, on Monday, 1st February, 1864, upon year, or at the option of the successful candidates. NomingORMOLU for DINING-ROOM and

tions to Marlborough College are given every year. Terms : LIBRARY Candelabra , Moderator Lamps, in Bronze, Ormolu, China, Laurie

, Esq., the Governor, for his conduct in the chair of Otago, and the consequent influx of a large population, Second Master's house, nominated, 36%, others, 40: The That the thanks of the meeting be given to P. Northan payment of the balance due thereon.

The discoveries of Gold Fields in many

parts of the Province - Head Master's house, nominated pupils, 451.; others, 501. and Glass. Statuettes in Parian, Vases and other Ornaments, in a Show Room erected expressly for these articles. this day.

have rendered immediately necessary the formation of roads, next Term begins January 25th. For further particuları, (Signed) JAMES FARQUHAR, Deputy Governor. the improvement of inland navigation, the erection of public apply to the Rev. Thomas Gwynn, Candover Park, Michel OSLER, 45 Oxford street, W.

buildings, and the undertaking of other works essential to dever Station, Hants. Extracted from the minutes.

the well-being of the community. To these purposes the HENRY NEWMARCH, Secretary,

proceeds of this Loan will be applied. SLER'S GLASS CHANDELIERS. N.B.-The dividend will be payable on and after Wednes The principal and interest of this Loan are charged and

made payable ont of the revenues of the province. Wall Lights, and Mantel-piece Lustres, for Gas and day, the 20th instant. Candles, Table Glass, &c.

The Revenue for the year ending 30th September, 1863, Or an Allowance of £6 per week while laid-up by Injury Proprietors, desiring it, may exchange their present cer

amounts Glass Dinner Services for 12 persons, from £7 15s.

to £321,007 6s. 9d. Expenditure, half-year

caused by tificates for new ones, exprossing that £13 per share huve ending 31st March, 1863, exclusive of roads and public Glass Lessert do. do. do. from £2 been paid.

ACCIDENT OF ANY KIND,

buildings £101,632 188. Sd. It is to be less noted that the All Articles marked in plain figures.

Revenue for the last two years has been chiefly derived Whether Walking, Riding, Driving, Hunting, Shooting, Fish Ornamental Glass, English and Foreign, suitable for Presents.

from the sale of town property. The sales of rural lands have ing, or at Home, may be secured by an Annual Payment o Mess, Export, and Furnishing Orders promptly executed.

TEAM to BRAZIL and the RIVER been suspended until the land regulations are amended. £3' to the
LONDON-Show Rooms, 45 OzFORD STREET, W.

PLATE.-The following First-class Screw Steamers :
From this source an increase of £100,000 may be expected

Railway Passengers' Assurance Company, BIRMINGHAM-MANUFACTORY AND SHow Rooms,

to the Revenue.
KEPLER ...... 1,499 tons register, Captain, John Carroll.
Forms of Tender may be had at the Offices of the Bank,

64 CORNIILL, LONDON, E.C. BROAD STREET.—Established 1807.

COPERNICUS 1,37 ..

Robert Godsoe.
50 Old Broad street, and at the Agency of the Provincial

MORE THAN 8,000 CLAIMS FOR
GALILEO...... 1,525

Ed. Johnson.
HERSCHEL ... 1,525

Isaac Bogart.
Government of Otago, Edinburgh ; at both places the

COM PE N SA TI O N
NEWTON ...... 1,171 ,

following urdinances and documents may be consulted

(Building).
CHRONOMETER, WATCH, PTOLEMY

viz. :-
1,171
(Building).

have been Promptly and Liberally Paid.

1. An Abstract of Revenue from 1854 to 1863 inclusive. and CLOCK MAKER by special appointment to HER MAJESTY the QUEEN and H.R.H. the PRINCE of WALES, to Bahia, Rio de Janeiro, Monte Video, and Buenos Ayres, sive. Will be despatched at regular intervals from Liverpool 2. An Abstract of Expenditure from 1854 to 1863 inclu- For particulars apply to the Clerks at any of the Railway

Stations, to the Local Agents, or at the Offices, 10 REGENT calling at Lisbon. 3. Statement of various Loans authorised to be raised by

STREET, and 64 CORNHILL. MAKER OF THE GREAT CLOCK FOR THE HOUSES OF

this Province, and the position in which they stand.

WILLIAM J. VIAN, Secretary.
PARLIAMENT,
For particulars apply to LAMPORT and HOLT, 21

4. 'The various Loan Ordinances, together with the Pro-
Water street, Liverpool.

Railway Passengers' Assurance Company,

vincial Government Gazette, containing proclamation of Invites attention to the superior workmanship and ele

Governor's assent to them.

Empowered by Special Act of Parliament, 1849. gance of design of his extensive Stock of Watches and Drawing-room Clocks.

5. The Coupons Signature Ordinance, 1863.

ESTABLISHED 1837. 6. Report of Select Committee on Finance, 1863.

VERLAND ROUTE-Communication Ladies' Gold Foreign Watches 8 Guineas 7. Large map of the Province, showing the positions of

ASSURANCE Gentlemen's do. do.

by STEAM to INDIA, AUSTRALIA, &c., via EGYPT.

10 Ladies' or Gentlemen's Gold English Lever do. 18 - The PENINSULAR and ORIENTAL STEAŃ NAVIGA: the Otagu Gold Fields.

F. LARKWORTHY, Managing Director.

COMPANY,
Strong Silver Lever Watches
TION COMPANY BOOK PASSENGERS and RECEIVE

1 PRINCES STREET, BANK, LONDON.

50 Old Broad street, London, Gentlemen's Gold Compensation Balance

CARGO and PARCELS at their LONDON OFFICE, for Watches

11th January, 1864.

Empowered by Special Acts of Parliament, 4 Vict. cap. 9. GIBRALTAR, MALTA, EGYPT, ADEN, CEYLON, MADRAS, 40

Every description of Life Assurance business transacted. Silver

25

CALCUTTA, THE STRAITS, and CHINA, by their Steamers Marine Chronometers

ANDREW FRANCIS, Secretary. 35

leaving Southampton on the 4th and 20th of every month.

For GIBRALTAR, MALTA, EGYPT, ADEN, and BOMBAY, OSS OF APPETITE, WEAKNESS,
Gold and Silver Pocket Chronometers, Astronomical, by those of the 12th and 27th of each month; and for
Turret, and Bracket Clocks of every description. An elegant MAURITIUS, REUNION, KING GEORGE'S 'SOUND, ression recommend that valuable stimulant, "WATERS

DVANCES to OFFICERS and assortment of London-made Fine Gold Albert and Guard MELBOURNE, and SYDNEY, by the Steamers leaving SouthChains, &c.

QUININE WINE."

OTHER PERSONS IN ENGLAND are made by the ampton on the 20th of every month,

Manufactured only by ROBERT WATERS, 2 Martin's Directors of the SOVEREIGN LIFE OFFICE at 5 per cent. DENT, 61 Strand (adjoining Coutts's Bank); 84 and 35 For further particulars apply at the Company's Omces, 122 lane, Cannon street, London, E.C. Sold by Grocers, Italian interest, and a policy of Assurance. Royal Exchange; and at the Clock and Marine Corpass Leadenhall street, E.C., London; or Oriental place, South-Warehousemen, and others, at sos. a dozen:

Every information will be given on application # the Protory, Somerset Wharf, Strand, London, ampton,

Wholesale Agents, E. Lewis and Co., Worcester, Offices, 46 St James's street, Piccadilly, s.W.

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of which £1,000,000, in 20,000 Shares of £50 each, only to be issued at present.

£3 PER SHARE TO BE PAID ON ALLOTMENT.
IT IS NOT CONTEMPLATED TO CALL MORE THAN £10 PER SHARE IN ALL, OR MORE THAN £5 PER SHARE

(INCLUDING £3 ON ALLOTMENT) IN THE FIRST YEAR.
Incorporated, with Limited Liability, under The Companies Act, 1862.”
Application will be made to Parliament, in the next Session, for an Act conferring special powers.

Directors.

HIS GRACE THE DUKE OF MARLBOROUGH-President.
THE DIRECTORS OF THE INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SOCIETY (LIMITED) ACTING AS A FINANCE COMMITTEE.
JOHN ENNIS, Esq., M.P. (Director of the Bank of Ireland).

HENRY FARQUHAR, Esq. (Herries, Farquhar and Co.)
SIR JAMES FERGUSSON, Bart., M.P.

SIR JOHN GRAY, Dublin. FULKE SOUTHWELL GREVILLE, Esq., M.P.

HENRY KINGSCOTE, Esq. S!! JOHN CHARLES DALRYMPLE HAY, Bart., M.P.

JOHN HORATIO LLOYD, Esq. (Director Lands Improvement Company). JAMES MACKIE, Esq., M.P.

HON. WILLIAM NAPIER, (Director Lands Improvement Company). SIR LAURENCE PALK, Bart., M.P.

HION. HENRY PETRE. SIR HENRY STRACEY, Bart., M.P.

SIR CHARLES RICH, Bart. (Chairman Lands Improvement Company).
WILLIAM DARGAN, Esq., Dublin.

PHILIP TWELLS, Esq. (Messrs Barclay, Bevan and Co.
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Dublin. JOHN JULIAN, Esq.

2 Old Palace yard, Westminster, S.W

AND

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The Directors of the INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SOCIETY, in submitting this Prospectus to the Public, call attention to the fact that the Company has been established to supply an admitted want in this country, where landed property is less negotiable as a Fund of Credit, than in any other of the States of Europe, in most of which large financial associations, such as the Banks of Hypothecation in Prussia, Austria, and Holland, the Credit Foncier of France, &c., &c., make advances on Land with promptitude, at a moderate rate of Interest, and at small attendant expense.

These undertakings are all founded on the principle of the intervention of a Society, with large subscribed capital and consequent credit, enabling it to raise money on the most favourable terms, as an intermediary between borrowers, and lenders seeking investment on Landed Security.

The difficulty, delay, and heavy costs incurred in effecting the mortgage of even firstclass property, are well known; and there are numerous valuable interests arising out of Lands which are at present almost wholly unavailable as a source of Credit, especially in times of financial depression.

The Company will act as Agents between the investing Public and the Borrower They will also make advances repayable at fixed terms, or by terminable annuities, on Landed Estate, and on every charge upon Land, such as County and Parish Rates, Rates levied on Land under Public or Private Acts of Parliament, Royal Charters, Commissions of Sewers, Improvement Rent Charges on Private Estates, Town Improvement Rates, Ground Rents, Harbour Trusts, &c.

All the necessary preliminary steps have been taken for applying to Parliament in the ensuing Session for a special Act in aid of the Company's operations ; and with a view mmediately to secure to the Company a field for the commencement of business, provisional

and remunerative arrangements have been made for operations of an extensive character in connection with securities created for the Improvement of Land, under the Lands Improvements Company's Acts of Parliament, and which are preference charges on valuable private estates.

Upon the basis of the Securities thus acquired, the Company will issue Mortgage Debentures at fixed rates of interest, payable half-yearly, for shorter or longer terms, as may suit Investors; and such a system of registration will be adopted as will effectively protect the lenders from any over issue of Debentures by the Company. It is well known that very large sums of money lie comparatively idle in the Provincial Banks, and in the hands of Trustees and private individuals, which it is believed will be readily invested through those Agencies, in Mortgage Debentures founded upon real securities, and further guaranteed by a large uncalled capital, many of the securities constituting, as before mentioned, first-charges upon Land under special Acts of Parliament.

The Company, acting by their Debenture system, will be enabled to turn over their paidup capital many times in the year. It is estimated that a working fund of 200,0001., being 101. per share, would be sufficient to conduct a business involving operations of three or four millions per annum, and a moderate commission upon that amount would produce an income, which, after making the most ample deductions for working expenses and reserve fund, will leave a sum available for Dividend sufficient to remunerate the Shareholders on an unusually high scale, as proved by the large profits made by the Lands Improvement Company in the ten years they have been in operation.

The powerful landed and financial support which the Company has already obtained, insure the two elements which are essential to a commercial success, namely a steady and constant demand and supply.

Applications for Shares must be made to the INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SOCIETY (Limited), at their temporary Offices, 54 Old Broad street, E.C.

FORM OF APPLICATION FOR SHARES
No.

To the Directors of the INTERNATIONAL FINANCIAL SOCIETY (Limited).

54 Old Broad street, E.C. GENTLEMEN, I request you to allot me

Shares of £50 in the LAND SECURITIES COMPANY (Limited), and I hereby agree to become a Member of that Company, and to accept such Shares, or any less number that may be allotted to me, and I request that my name may be placed on the Register of Members in respect of the Shares allotted to me.

I am, Gentlemen,
Your obedient Servant,

Name in full
Address in full
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PRICE STAMPED........SIXPENCE. ping outwards. Supposing that it could be shown that a return to gone by, Lord Russell addressed another despatch to the THE POLITICAL EXAMINER.

demonstrably sound principles of commercial legislation had dimin, British Envoy at Frankfort, for the information of the 1 I might give a short hint to an impartial writer it would be to tell him his fate. inference ? Not, we apprehend, that the principles were bad, but President of the Diet. Far from espousing the side of truth let him proclaim war with mankind- ueither to give nor to take quarter, gross and crying injustice ; that the people had been heavily taxed from the English people in so far yielding to the sinister If he resolved to venture upon the dangerous precipice of telling unbiassed that the state of things to which they were applied amounted to a Denmark as a partisan, the English Government differs If he tells the crimes of great men they fall upon him with the iron bandar bo to support artificial

trades; and that they were now relieved by the importunities of Germany as to repudiate the policy of him with slander. But if he regards truth, let him expect martyrdom on both full extent of the difference between the price under Protection and the Cabinet of Copenhagen in insisting

upon a retention of bides, and thene" he may go on fearless ; and this is the course I take myself. the

price under Free Trade; - difference which had been enough the common Constitution for Slesvig and Jutland. On DE VOE. to restrict the production that was before unduly stimulated.

the other hand, it does full justice to the common-sense COMMERCIAL POLICY OF FRANCE.

question of the Danish Government, which, after advising

the withdrawal of the Danish forces from Holstein, and of If anything could redeem the political coup d'état of the

PEACE OR WAR?

the patent for the union of that province with the rest of French Emperor it would be his commercial coup d'état,

the monarchy, refuses to recommend any similar conceswithout which it is too clear that the trade of France

During the first ten days of the new year diplomacylooked sion with regard to Slesvig, and asks where are concessions very

pale, and the Stock Exchange could hardly keep its by Denmark to stop, or what is to be the consideration for would have remained in the bondage of the prohibitive teeth from chattering. German and Danish soldiers, full making them? Austria and Prussia, while refusing to system for years. By the treaty the Gordian knot was cut, of mutual rage, had come into presence of one another on acknowledge the Pretendership of the Duke of Augustenbut the lamentations raised show how irresistible would the banks of the Eider. On every conceivable point their burg, declare that the title of King Christian to the Duchies have been the opposition in the field of ordinary legislation. commanders differed fiercely ;, no hope of compromise would depend upon the fulfilment of certain engagements Indeed, the ablest and most zealous expounders of free but the exceedingly hard frost. According to the weather Slesvig and of Holstein, this would be an incontrovertible

remained, and nothing with held them from deadly conflict regarding them by his GovernmentFor the people of trade, when they speak on the behalf of the Government, prophets, the frost was likely to last many weeks, and doctrine; and if the question lay between them and him, seem constrained to adopt an apologetic tone which ill thence alone speculators and secretaries of legation sipped England would certainly not interfere. But the case is becomes their cause, but is doubtless a concession to a cup of cold comfort. But whether there be prophesies

, wholly different when Count Rechberg and Baron von powerful prejudices. Certain we are, however, that it is they shall fail; and whether there be frost, it shall Bismark show a disposition to juggle with the engagements an unwise concession, and that a bolder course would be able Eider still rolls unsullied to the sea. If it was not of a solemn treaty made twelve years ago, and acquiesced

The ice and the east wind are gone, and the ford. entered into by their respective Governments in the form more successful. Throw the stone, and the giant dies. for something, the heroes with "an unrestrainable im- in ever since by all the parties concerned. The present We know the bugaboo well, and that nothing is gained “pulse" would ere this have struck Denmark to the heart. King of Denmark, upon his accession, was acknowledged by humouring the fears of it. Frederick Bastiat never Happily for humanity and the peace of the world, Home- peaceably, and all but unanimously, by the inhabitants of spared error, never showed quarter, demolished fallacy, and deliberate murder is not yet permissible or safe, solemnly recognised by all the great Powers of Europe ;

Office ethics are not yet acknowledged in foreign affairs, both the Duchies. By the Treaty of 1852, his right was and set up the opposite truth in its place. It would according to international law, if cutthroats have only and Prussia and Austria are civilly but significantly given have grieved his uncompromising, courageous spirit to played the fool or talked a certain amount of nonsense to understand by England, that they must keep their hear his disciple, M. M. Chevalier, making out an excess beforehand. The Federal Diet having sent its brapoes solemn agreement with her, or prepare to abide the conseof exports over imports as something. satisfactory, in swaggering and shouting up to the very threshold of

quence. The meaning and the moral of this timely answer to the complaints of the Protectionists. And M. burglary during the night, have been overtaken by a fit of warning is plain. England is the only great ally to whom Chevalier, in doing this, knew that he was doing homage to circumspection, as day begins to break upon their un- either of them could look in the hour of danger. Tradierror, for he had alluded to the exploded fallacy of the accomplished crime. They don't understand exactly why the tional hatred and territorial jealousy have long embittered balance of trade. Why not declare at once that it matters bigger bullies should not make common cause with them, Sweden against Prussia, and Italy against Austria. Posen not a rush on which side the balance lies if trade is, on considering how they took part in encouraging the weaker and Hungary are seething with disaffection, and in the whole, prosperous ?

fellows to begin, and uttered not a word of dissuasion, other provinces there smoulder the unquenched embers With us the imports always exceed the exports, and until several large and ugly constables of the peace, un- of 1848, and all the hopes and ambitions which those knowing that we are doing well, we rejoice in the steadily armed indeed, but looking dangerous to thieves, appeared embers, if fanned, would fire. Whence could either increasing magnitude of both operations. When we see our in sight. Their commissioners in Holstein, left without expect friendly interposition or succoer if endangered exports increasing we know that the imports are keeping definite instructions, have evidently been mightily afraid to-morrow, were England justly alienated? And what pace with them. But, as M. Forcade La Roquette observes, of committing their masters or themselves, or the irre- signify in comparison with this consideration, votes of * some economists say that it is most profitable to sell assistible contingent under their direction on the banks of confidence by the nominee diet of Frankfort, or tremen“much and buy as little as possible." But what would the Eider. They have issued orders that the customs shall dous cheering by the self-appointed or club-chosen be thought of the proposition to sell as much and get paid be collected, and the police administered by the Ducal delegates of the National Verein: A Frankfort parliafor as little as possible? A large portion of the imports government, but they carefully abstain from saying who ment, not very long ago undertook to confer the Imperial are in the nature of payments for exports--merchandize is lawful Duke:

crown on the head of the House of Brandenburg, and the had in exchange. Yet there may be a portion for which

“For wbich is the Pretender, which the King?— late crazy King Frederick William accepted the gift, and the exchange is made not in goods but in the precious

God bless us all that's quite another thing."

assumed the title. Yet within three months he was glad metals, and this it is that scares Protectionists. But

By recent accounts the Danish cockade is forbidden to enough to put off his paper diadem, and his family would give what does it show? That some commodity is wanted be worn by employés in Holstein ; but the Danish button, a good deal to tear the ridiculous page out of the history of more than the precious metals. The gold therefore goes with the crown and arms of the monarchy, is retained, their race. The present King has never been susceptible to out, but it returns again, as surely as the tide, when the and kept in high polish. Nor are we at any loss to account popular allurements or applause; and his son, however gold in its turn is in excess in one place and has its office for this characteristic fit of irresolution. The Courts of anxious he may be to win him back to constitutional courses to perform in another. No Protectionist takes fright at Vienna and Berlin, when their half-and-half proposal was in domestic affairs, can hardly be suspected of indifference an excess in the import of the precious metals over the rejected by eleven votes to five, gave notice that if any to the friendship of this country. The majority of the export, and no sound economist rejoices at it, or regards further attempt were made by the Diet to assert the pre- Chamber of Representatives, and a large portion of the it as other than one of the fluxes which must be followed tensions of the Duke of Augustenburg, they would take Prussian press, appear to be indeed opposed to every measure by reflux. Man cannot live on bread alone, nor commerce the matter into their own hands without further consult. of caution or of compromise. We own the fact, and we on gold alone. If our imports were only the gold for our ing their crazy accomplices. So they seem now to have do so with unaffected sorrow. Our good wishes and our exports we should be in a very bad way. done.

sympathies have until lately gone with them undividedly, Bastiat pushes the argument ad absurdum in asking whether the loss at sea of all ships bound to France would And what has wrought the change, by some so unex. and we take part against them now with unconcealed

But so long as right is right and wrong is wrong, conduce to the national wealth, as it must do if it be true pected, in the counsels of Berlin and Vienna? The ex- regret. that trade is prosperous in proportion to the excess of planation is not far to seek. On the 17th ult. Lord Russell the people and the press of England cannot waver as to exports over imports. No imports would then be the addressed a despatch, one of the wisest and best he has the side which they espouse. It is not our fault if we find summum bonum. But Bastiat's disciples hardly dare to

ever written, to the British Minister at Dresden, a copy of ourselves driven to admit that we have more hope from

which he was instructed to leave with Herr von Beust, and the time-serving prudence of the unpopular ministers of broach Bastiat’s arguments, thinking the strong meats the contents of which were no doubt communicated to the Prussia than from the lawless and fantastic ambition of her unsuited to the babes of the Legislative Assembly. And well said M. Curé :

Prussian and Austrian Governments. In that sententious House of Representatives. Meanwhile they have them

epistle the European bearings of the question are epitomized selves, in their blind fury, contributed most essentially to Those who

talk to us about free trade should understand that we in a manner not to be mistaken. The Powers which signed the preservation of peace, by refusing to sanction the those who complain of the treaty of commerce would be glad to take the Treaty of 1852, England holds bound to her, what. loan requisite to provide adequately for the contingency of us back to prohibition.

ever the undeclared motives may have been that weighed war. The trade of France is only semi, or demi-semi emanci- with any of them in becoming parties to it. The failure Austria's position, though ostensibly less embarrassing, pated, and its broken fetters hang upon it still. The

of Denmark to keep certain promises, said to have been is really not less precarious. The accounts from Hungary principle of free trade not being developed and in complete made by her in 1851, assuming for the moment that the are conflicting as to the reception which M. Kossuth's prooperation, there is a want of harmony in the working of failure or shortcoming has not been wilfully forced upon clamation has met with ; and it is possible that, should commerce, and hence resort must be had to excuses and Denmark by German obstructive policy,-may be a plau- another spring and summer pass without any movement in apologies for what may appear amiss here and there. sible ground of complaint by the Germanic States, but Italy, the Magyars would maintain their attitude of mute There is great improvement from the advance, or perhaps cannot furnish a shade of justification for their breaking and passive resistance, for which the Court of Vienna has we should rather say, escape made from the vicious system, the Treaty with England.

long shown that it does not care. But an oppressed people but it argues the more that remains to be done by a multi The entire basis of treaty arrangements in Europe would be over- never know themselves very long beforehand what unforetude of indications. Free Trade must, indeed, be taken thrown if such an excuse for the breach of a clear and simple treaty seen casualty may awaken dormant passions and longfor better for worse, and all its consequences accepted in could be admitted. Any Sovereign when called upon to fulfil bis smothered

resentments amongst them. They are not always implicit faith. This is what is wanting on the part of the treaty was that I had made another agreement with one of the the schemes of insurrection longest prepared that prove the advocates of the improved commercial policy in the Legis- parties thereto. This other agreement has been violated; my treaty most formidable; and he must be indeed a confident man lative Assembly, and well observes the Times :

with you is therefore null and void." The Court of Dresden will who would undertake to say how many days or weeks a In his anxiety, we presume, to find some common ground, the every existing treaty would become waste paper.

understand that if such a line of argument were admitted as valid people misruled like the Hungarians would remain tranFreetrader is apt to abandon the strength of his position, and to

quil, after the tidings had spread that the Italians were narrow the controversy to the interests of the producer, or, still

The Government of Saxony lost no time in clearing again in arms against the common foe. Were there no worse, to tables of experts and imports, of abipping in wards or ship itself of the imputation; and on the last day of the year second empire in France ready to go to war for an idea ;

moveable fittings, and of a great part of her fuel, and she season at which the imputation of a mad and wicked design lature had been a tenth part as careful to guard parties

were there no rising discontents in that country to be must be taken into account to settle the adaptation on

LAW OF DIVORCE. diverted and distracted ; and were there not at its head a principle. It is probable that the adjustment of power is moody and taciturn man of dreams, whose whole life has better in the Merchant than in the Royal Navy, because

The Times has drawn attention to defects in the law of been spent in rejecting the actual as intolerable, and in the interests of owners are against any excess, all power Divorce generally bearing hardly on wives, but not more more or less successful attempts to show that the impossible not absolutely necessary and productive being so much than in the proportion of the advantage man has over may be accomplished,—these difficulties of the great money thrown away, and so much bulk for carriage or woman; and, if the balance could be fairly struck, we German Powers might seem less formidable. But nobody cargo diminished. “ How little will do ?" is the question believe that it would be found pretty equal,-husbands pretends to believe that Napoleon III. has ceased to plot or of the thrifty owner; “How much?” is the question in having the worst in some respects, and wives in others. to aspire. All bis success has been achieved in climbing; the service, regardless of expense. Hence in the Merchant A worthless husband may drive his wife to misconduct, , and he must climb on. He has never concealed his Navy we seldom or never hear of a case of excess of steam take advantage of the wrong, divorce her, and leave her ambition to recover what his uncle lost to France in the power, but sometimes the reverse; not often, however, for to starve; and a bad wife may fight her husband with his campaigns of 1813 and 1814. Hitherto he has not had there seems to be much less danger of error on the one own parse, beggar and throw him into jail, while she is a decent excuse or a safe opportunity for attempting to side than on the other, and if there be error, the remedy is publicly carrying on her intrigues. Here is an example rectify the frontier of the Rhine. "Let the Treaty of easier to supply what is wanting than to reduce a lumbering quoted by a Barrister in the Times : London be wilfully broken by Germany, and he will have cumbrous superfluity.

From the evidence given in a suit between Mr and Mrs A. it both. This is what Lord Russell's despatch calls up

appeared that Mr A, had been frequently committing adultery with palpably the eyes of all who can see, by no occult

their friend Mrs B.; whereupon Mrs B. boldly anticipates her huswitchery or power of incantation, but by invoking THE DISCREDITED CONSPIRACY.

band by forthwith presenting a petition for a divorce, on the ground earnestly the spirit of justice and good faith. The Foreign Paris, in its present mood, is particularly hard to please. denying the charges and alleging Mrs B.'s adultery with Mr. A. He

of alleged cruelty and adultery on his part. Mr B., of course, pleads, Secretary's despatch contains no threat; but it says as The romance of the Empire is out of fashion ; and political also presents a petition for a divorce, to which Mrs B. pleads, denying plainly as if the words were written there,—if the Govern- criticism, of the most matter-of-fact kind, exclusively the charge and reiterating the charges of cruelty and adultery:, The ments of Germany will not keep their engagements with us, occupies the public mind. Semi-official announcements guits proceed, and are both set down for hearing.--the husband's suit our alliances with them are at an end. Hence it is that of probable glory to come, or of imminent dangers that order that Mr B. shall forth with pay into the Registry the sum of

having obtained precedence in the list. Hereupon Mrs B. obtains an we look with less anxiety than others seem to do on the may possibly arise should the sun not happen to get up 4001. to meet her expenses in the one suit, and 3001, to meet her ex, immediate future; that we still believe there may be peace, to-morrow in the diplomatic firmament, no longer engage penses in the other, and that proceedings in Mr A.'s suit be stayed in spite of the apparent imminence of war.

attention. Telegraphic tidings of expeditions afar off, or until he has paid the money or found security for the payment. Mr Since the foregoing was written, intelligence has reached of dynastic bewilderments nearer home, are read with

less Babeing a career with a moderate practice in provincial town; us that the Czar has declared that if any step be taken emotion than those which convey the result of a provincial applied for an attachment, which Sir C. Cresswell felt himself comtowards the dismemberment of Denmark, he will consider election, or the fluctuations in the price of gold in London pelled to grant, notwithstanding that Mr B. made an affidavit setting himself released from the obligations of the Treaty of or Hamburg. Even the discovery of an assassination plot, forth his circumstances, and showing his utter inability to comply 1852; and that he will consider himself free to reassert on which Louis Philippe said he could always reckon for with the order of the Court, and filed affidavits of three other persons the rights of his House to the Gottorp portion of the a temporary renewal of his engagement as Grand Wizard, from information received, traced Mrs B. to a house in Pimlico, and Duchies. If this be true it will go far to compel a pacific now fails in its purpose. The

Imperial matches are damp, there found her in a bedroom with her alleged paramour, Mr A. Mr settlement of the question.

and neither sympathy nor terror will take fire. Nobody B. was attached and sent to prison; and the two suits have been believes that anybody else has the slightest notion of standing in statu quo for the last two years.

putting his neck in a halter for the sake of having a shot There is another example now before the Justices of THE NEW ROYAL YACHT.

at the ruler of France. Fanatics there may still be, or Appeal in Chancery. A Mrs H. had a peculiar wholesale A new yacht has been built for her Majesty's use inside there

may not; but the atmosphere is breezy and gustý at jealousy. She was jealous of a whole neighbourhood, jealous the Isle of Wight, and of course it must be supposed that present, not electric; and the police cannot get anybody of a village, jealous of a town, jealous of a street, a parish, the best skill of the Admiralty has been employed in the even to pretend to believe that

fanaticism is about to raise jealous of one and all the women therein. 'Wherever construction. The requirements were not extraordinary, three years in dosing it with well-sugared narcotics. The travel she was not only jealous of all the women she met

its arm against the life of a man who has spent the last she went her jealousies went with her, and in foreign for a fine and fast sea-boat was not wanted, but a vessel of small draught of water for the smooth passage sions about Rome lulled fast asleep; and the most of Acton was pursuing her husband. The unhappy husband

crazy-brained among the priests have had their apprehen with there, but to boot thought the whole female population Fairy had been found too small, and something between impatient of the Italian party of action understand that had thoughts of putting his wife under restraint for this her and the Royal yacht was the thing desired. Well, Venetia. The rescue of that great province of the to this step an attorney had advised the lady to strike the her and the Royal yacht was the thing desired. Well

, France has withdrawn her reto on their projects regarding vexatious and injurious delusion, but before he could resort what has been supplied? The trials must answer. Upon the first experiment the Alberta (for that is her name) engrosses every patriotic thought beyond the Alps. Even the Divorce Court. From this and other plagues the poor

peninsula from the withering grasp of the stranger now first blow, and leave him, and commence proceedings in broke her paddle-wheel. Upon the second her average Garibaldi has been brought at last to see that the deli- man escaped by death, and his widow's attorney sues the speed was about fifteen knots, but this rate was due altogether to the power

of the engines, and a surf at the bow verance of Rome is a subsequent question, and that to executors for his bill of costs in the Divorce Court, amountand under the quarter unequivocally accused the form of attempt it at the hazard of provoking the enmity

of both ing to 6301. When the proceedings were commenced the the vessel of some great fault . The report of the second To do Mazzini justice, he has always said this

. The security for the costs, which, as taxed, would amount to

France and Austria would be a crime, because a blunder. Divorce Court had required Mr H. to deposit 2501. as trial in the Times is as follows:

unhappy enterprise which ended at Aspromonte was noto- 171. more than that amount. The attorney's claim is for

but the sea curled up under the "Alberta's bows, when at the measured milo

, nearly riously, not of his instigating, and there is depth and necessaries supplied to the wife in the husband's life-time, level with her upper deck, while at the same time a sea followed on each foresight in the counsel

which bids the Italians attack the said necessaries having been proceedings against him quarter almost sufficiene to break over the ship, and under full speed the Austria on the one side, while their brethren in Hungary founded upon the most preposterous jealousies. The case afterdeck is continually swamped with the sea flung on board. The and Poland distract her resources on the other,-France stands for judgment this day, when it will appear, as the Alberta, in fact, is nothing more than a thing without form, driven standing by with folded arms and a cynical expression of counsel for the executors observed, whether the Court of through the water by tremendous engine power, but not worthy the the lip, that significantly asks, "Might not a Congress Appeal will aid the Divorce Court "in its praetice of position of a yacht for her Majesty's private service.

“ have been better after all?" The third trial, on Tuesday, was little more satisfactory,

“plundering husbands with impunity."

The fact is that there has not for a long while been a She of the weight of

as this could not have if the Legistwo inches. All this gave some improvement, but still she mischief was never deemed less formidable. He stands at was trimmed on an even keel, and her draught reduced by dible. By parties at home and parties abroad his power of against

groundless proceedings as the Divorce

Court is to

secure costs. As it is, there is no security whatever against carried with her that tell-tale surf at bow and quarter present in nobody's light but his own. Temporising

proceedings frivolous and vexatious or trumped up for the which the correspondent of the Times describes as a perfect with every principle, and intriguing by turns with every the House of Lords the want of any safeguard was pointed

purpose of extortion. When the Bill was passing through tempest of a sea when the water clear of her is as smooth ambitious Power, he has had the mortification to be by out, and it was suggested that petitions should be signed reduced power, and the Portsmouth correspondent of the concert schemes of joint aggrandisement

with Russia, with by counsel

, but the law lords overruled the proposal, as it Times observes :

Austria, and with Prussia ; and, if rumour does not greatly be an obstacle only to such proceedings as, on the face of The difference in the gain in speed between the full and half power runs is a sufficient prooi that the vessel is overweighted, or perhaps, Jerr, he did not want encouragement upon his first advances

them, were more than suspicious. No decently presentable speaking with a more correct definition, that the engines and hull are from the Sovereigns of any of those States. Their ministers out of proportion to each other. alone restrained them from accepting his seductive offers, two advocates

, while for want of so small a check it is

case would fall to the ground for want of the signature of This is a very important observation. After all, the and plunging with him into territorial brigandage. Now, notorious that proceedings are taken for which there are fault may not be so much with the model of the vessel as in a sulky fit, he looks on with sinister expression at the it appears to be. It is possible that she may be over- troubles that are begun in Germany and that are impend. is safe? Who may not be made a co-respondent? The

no grounds, and some for no purpose but extortion. Who powered, over-done with engines, and their force, and this ing elsewhere, but for the present he certainly stands in Lord Chancellor, keeper of the Queen's conscience, may is said to be a common fault in the navy, whether truly or nobody's way. Who, then, would hire a gang of miscreants not we are not prepared to say, but it deserves inquiry. to kill him? It is but another evidence of the want of the figure to-morrow in the list of petitions as a co-respondent On the Thames are seen fast steamers which fly through old vigour of invention in the Imperial Government, that it charged with adultery: The Archbishop of Canterbury has

no security against this sort of practical defamation. The the water with the smallest ripple at the bows, and none should have either been imposed upon so readily by a set

higher the man the more probable the aim at him of some perceptible at the quarter. If the weight and power of of needy schemers like Greco, Trabucco, and Imperatori

, the engines were doubled, the speed of these vessels would or that it should have hoped, by the misuse and mystifica- to proof after all. The petition conveying the worst impu

jealous fool or knave. And the matter may not be brought with them. The immersion would be changed, lines would pockets, to get up a sensation respecting the Emperor's tation is lodged, and before the year or so elapses before be brought under water never intended for the water, and personal safety. He will be a lucky man if he is never in added to this cause of obstruction, the increased power of more danger than he has been of late from the evil that party has disappeared. There are names which may undergo

this ordeal without detriment, but there are others not the engines would drive their heads down into the water walketh in darkness and the bolt that flyeth at noon day. less innocent to which it may be a cruel damage ; and it instead of driving them liftingly through the water. To try Meantime it is an excellent sign of the improved temper of

seems to us monstrous that the opportunity of such a the experiment in the simplest way, take a fast four-oared our good neighbours in Paris, that hardly any can be fooled boat, man it with twice the right number, and donble bank into listening to the mysteriously muttered revelations wrong should be suffered to exist. A young curate, or it with eight instead of four oars, and see what way will be regarding the pretended plot. Even in the Salle des Pas

medical man, might be utterly ruined while under a cloud, got out of this apparently increased, but really diminished Perdus (says the correspondent of the Globe), where the as the

world in its most charitable mood would call it. We power

. The boat will be all by the head, and steer badly, gossips congregate from morn to eve in the hope of hearing may be told that the danger is no new one, and that it was her free board will be diminished, lines never designed for some new thing, and where every sort of rumour is ordina- always open to any one to bring an action for crim. con. the water will be in the water, the flotation all changed, and rily devoured, every attempt to circulate some new shred of against anybody, and we remember an occasion when we she will be a thoroughly clumsy concern, literally over- worthless detail about the so-called conspiracy proves utterly groundless proceeding; but for one action of old there are powered. More powder more kill is a barbarous maxim, abortivo. Suspicion won't light, and the effort to make it groundless proceeding; but for one action of old there are as false in mechanics as in gunnery. The adjustment of only adds to the unpleasant savour wherewith the air is be provided against proceedings to which no two respectable steam power to the hull of a vessel should be determined filled. The disclaimer of all connection with, or knowledge upon principles, but it is probably quite empirical both in of, the alleged design by the illustrious author of Italian lawyers would give the sanction of their names, we see not

the sense of refusing so moderate a degree of protection to the Royal Navy and the Commercial. So many horse- unity will be read with satisfaction wherever intrepidity

character. power may be alloted to so many tons of measurement, and constancy are honoured, and the sacredness of a great but without regard to the peculiar form of the hull, which cause is revered.

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