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Wait for the End. A Story. By Mark Lemon. In sition, being evident in the penmanship of our foremost ment of the English mind and character, but marking also Three Volumes. Bradbury and Evans.

champion of liberty. Different in style, but no less wel incidentally the process of the formation of the language. Reference to our index for the year 1863 has taught us come, are the two other letters included in this number ; The Rev. G. W. Cox, well known to the public by his that, although we found room last year for a tolerably com one large, blunt and straightforward, from Robert Burns; pleasant volume of Tales of the Gods and Heroes,' pubplete review

of the more substantial literature, we have not another small and smooth, yet no less manly, from Mozart, lishes, this week, a companion volume of Tales of Thebes even yet recognised sufficiently the current amusement fur- written a few months before his death, showing how his and Argos,' in which the legends of Medusa, Danae, Pernished by the rhymers, novelists, and writers for the maga- great genius was too quickly wearing its poor earthly seus, Andromeda, Theseus, Edipus, Antigone, Ixion, and zines. Let us try to correct that oversight in 1864, by garment to rags, yet how he works on,—"because com- sixteen others are told, and there is prefixed to them a discussing the new novels once a month, and the substances posing fatigues me less than repose. Besides,” he con- philological introduction, showing how their myths are of the periodical literature at least once a quarter. Upon the tinues, "I have no longer anything to fear: I know by traced to an Aryan source, and explained according to the verse of the last twelve months we shall report specially,"my own feelings that the hour approaches and I must latest Indo-European speculations. and when that is done will see whether we cannot keep a "shortly breathe my last. This is my funeral dirge. Yet The Hulsean lectures on The Character of St Paul,' monthly current account of the achievements of our "life has been so sweet, and my career opened before me by Dr Howson of Liverpool, one of the authors of the rhymers. We had meant to report generally also on the "under such fortunate auspices! I have finished before I standard English Life of St Paul,' are published this week novelists of 1863, but that design we must give up, and "have enjoyed the fruits of my talent. But we cannot in a book that looks like the sort of volume that would have content ourselves with referring back occasionally to one or “change our destiny; no one measures his own days; we delighted the heart of Dean Colet of old. two of the more notable. "must therefore be resigned.

Dr Réville's Manual of Religious Instruction' is in A pleasant novel, published towards the close of the We wish Mr Netherclift all success in his scheme for three parts, entitled Religious History, Teachings of Jesus, last year, was Mr Mark Lemon's Wait for the End. It is bringing within reach of all, just as they were written, and Religious Doctrine.' Its theology is, in the English above all things a Story; carefully contrived, skilfully such characteristic letters as these. Each number is to sense, orthodox; but its spirit is that of liberty, accepting developed, and to the last page entertaining. To nothing contain six separate autographs, so issued that the whole free inquiry, progress and change, as the necessities of a is this first consideration sacrificed. There is not a line of series, when complete, may be arranged alphabetically or true Protestant church, and love to God and man, as the intrusive strain after fine writing, there is no flimsy chronologically, according to each buyer's taste.

basis of the Christian religion. pretension to artistic profundity, or labour for comic or sensational' effect; no kind of display, in short, but

The second series of the 'Lyra Domestica' is divided the quiet accomplishment of the true purpose of the

into two parts: the first contains a translation of the constory-teller in sustaining pleased attention to his tale.


cluding portion of Spitta's Psalter und Harfe, the second The plot is so natural in its course that exception has M.A., Q.C., Author of " Hortensius," &c., and late Fellow of Trinity of whom Paul Gerhardt is the most prominent. To these

BIOGRAPHY.-'Life of Marcus Tullius Cicero? By William Forsyth, consists of translations from favourite German hymn writers, been taken to the probability of a main incident that College, Cambridge. In Two Volumes. With Illustrations. (Post are added a few original hymns and versions of the Psalms. would have been taken for granted as a minor touch 8vo, pp. 320, 299.) Murray: of life and nature in any sensation novel, for the day

LITERATURE. - English Writers. The Writers before Chaucer; with We can say at once of this book that it is executed with is not yet gone by of straining at gnats and swallowing Henry Morley. (8vo, pp. 804.) Chapman and Hall.-"Tales of Thebes

an Introductory Sketch of the Four Periods of English Literature. By good literary taste as well as true religious feeling. camels. Two persons in Mr Lemon's story are half- and Argos. By the Rev. George W. Cox, M.A., late Scholar of Trinity Mr Davies's little book on the Preparation and Mountbrothers, one of whom, Gilbert Norwold, goes wrong and College. (Fcap. 8vo, pp. 807.) Longman and Co.

ing of Microscopic Objects' we can also commend at once, for is befriended by the other, Gerald. But Gerald when Character of St Paul. 1. Tact and Presence of Mind. li. Tenderness we have looked through it sufficiently to see that it is full

, arrived at man's estate is passionately reviled by his father and Sympathy. III. Conscientiousness and Integrity. IV. Thanks clear, practical, and quite trustworthy. There are half á for a base crime of his half-brother's; his half-brother giving and Prayer. W. Courage and Perseverance. With a Sermon dozen good little companion books to the use of the microstanding treacherously by, and the only tangible evidence S. Howson, D.D., Principal of the Collegiate Institution, Liverpool; scope, but most beginners learn the manipulation of the in the matter being a piece of paper that appears to convict Joint Author of the 'Life and Epistles of St Paul,' and Author of an instrument from those whose example led them into one of the innocent. Mr Mark Lemon upon this makes the high-Essay on Deaconesses.Pct(SO, PR: 283.- Longman and Com A Ma: the most delightful ways of original study and unceasing spirited youth's blood stir with resentment at injustice. If Rotterdam. (8vo, pp. 303.) "Simpkin, Marshall

, and Co. Lyra "Do" amusement. The great concern of the young microscopist his father knows no more of him than now to revile him as mestica.' Second Series. Christian Songs and Hymns. Translated is to excel in the preparation and mounting of objects, an a thief, why should he bandy words? If a thief, why not from the German of CU P. Spitta and other favourite Hymn Writers, excellence not easy of attainment unless he has lived in the a liar? The only evidence beyond his word is that which by Richard Massie. (Fcap. 8vo, pp. 175.) Longman and Co.

Science. The Preparation and Mounting of Microscopic Objects.' same house with an expert, and minutely watched his proseems to tell against him, and his brother would dispute By Thomas Davis. (Fcap. 8vo, pp. 160.) Hardwicke.

ceedings. Even the microscopist who is tolerably expert, his word. Gerald, therefore, leaves Gilbert to his shame, New Edition. (Post Svo, pp. 304.) Smith, tider, and Co.

EDUCATION.--Household Education.'' By Harriet Martineau. A if he be not a very old hand at his work, and very familiar accepts the decree of banishment, casts off his name, and Fiction. The Trials of the Tredgolds." A Novel. By Dutton with the ways of others, will be glad to glance over the proudly resolves to found for himself a new name and a Cook, Author of 'Paul Foster's Daughter, &c. In Three Volumes. pages of a little book like this. To the beginner it gives new house of untarnished honour. This may not have been Pose svo; pp. 307, 311, 319.) Low: Son, and Marston - The Smuggler just the compact details that he wants.

Chief.' A Novel. By Gustave Aimard. In Two Volumes. (Post Svo, & wise thing to do, but young men acting in hot blood are pp. 332, 325.) Maxwell and Co.

A new and cheap edition of Miss Martineau's 'Housenot celebrated for the mature wisdom of their decisions. Verse. The Pearl of the Rhone,' and other Poems. By William hold Education' is among the Books of the Week; and a A passionate vow, a generous extravagance of action, that Duthie, Author of Adirampas Wallet

poenpost skoj Richard Wilson certain good is assured by the consequent diffusion of its subsides into calm wisdom never more surely than when, Dixon, M.A. (Fcap. 8vo, pp. 160.) Smith, Elder, and Co.— Effie wholesome lessons. as in this story, there is the influence of a sound-hearted Campbell and other Poems. By Joseph Truman. (Fcap. 8vo, pp. 54.)

The novels of this week are Mr Dutton Cook's Trials of woman's love at work upon the after life, such is the Longman and Co.Kilmahoe.? A Highland Pastoral, with other common course of nature when the heart of a young man and Co.

Poems. By John Campbell Shairp. (Fcap. 8vo, pp. 211.) Macmillan the Tredgolds, and a translation from Gustave Aimard of is sharply stung.

ANNUAL.—The London Diocesan Calendar and Clergy List.' 1864.

• The Smuggler Chief,' by Sir Lascelles Wraxall. There

are also four volumes of verse. It is a high compliment to the truthfulness of colouring (J. H. and J. Parker.) in this story of Wait for the End, that such an incident (Imperial svo, pp. 40.) London : Baillière. Paris : Dentu. Character

PAMPALETS.- La Question Mexicaine et la Colonisation Française.'

Among the new pamphlets of this week the reader should in its context appear strained beyond the warranty of the Southern States of America.' Letter to a Friend who had joined should not overlook Dean Stanley's first sermon after his of our experience of life

. In fact, the tone of the book is the Southern Independence Associntion. By F. W. Newman, late Pre-installation at Westminster, a couple of sermons by Dr peculiarly suggestive of a ripe and genial experience. It Union and Emancipation Society's Depot, Piccadilly. --Horrors of the Trench, and Professor F. W. Newman's Character of the is a story unaffectedly told by a writer who is content Virginian Slave Trade and of the Slave-Rearing Plantations. By John Southern States,' a hearty denunciation of some of the simply and unreservedly to give his natural mind free play Hawkins Simpson, Author of Napoleon III. on England," &c. fcap: wrongs of slavery. in the telling. Men’s true lives are not a joke to him, and Poor Relation." “ Patriæ Infelici Fidelis.” (Demy 8vo, pp. 50.) Ridge he often speaks with a plain human earnestress in his own way, Piccadilly.-- Address to the Proprietors by the Committee of the

THE EXPLOSION IN THE MERSEY, as reported by telegram in our simple, genial way. It is only when the reader finds this London and North-Westerr. Railway Shareholders' Association. (8vo, or that scene afterwards dwelling like a picture of real life Refiner. Two Sermons preached at Ordinations of the Lord Bishop of took place. The particulars are as follows: On Saturday week the

pp. 32. Bury: Heap.—"The Salt of the Earth.' God sitting as a second edition last week, was one of the most terrific that perhaps ever in his memory, and has begun to analyse the source of Oxford, by Richard Chenevix Trench, D.D., Archbishop of Dublin and barque Lotty Sleigh, Captain Webber, belonging to Messrs Hatton and his satisfaction in a book of which the author, for his own ford.(12mo, pp. 48.) J. H. and J. Parker. – A Reasonable, Holy, and Mersey, opposite the Monks' ferry. The vessel had 940 quarter casks

Bishop of Kildare, and late Examining Chaplain

to the Bishop of Ox- Cookson, left the King's dock, and proceeded to her anchorage in the part, laid no ostentatious claim on his applause, that he Living

Sacrifice.' A Sermon preached by Arthur Penrhyn Stanley, of powder on board, in all about eleven and a half tons, which was sees how much ability and worth have here gone to the D.D., Dean of Westminster, in Westminster Abbey, on January 10, stowed away in the after hold of the vessel, immediately beneath the making of an English story. 1864, being the day following his Installation. (svo, pp. 26.) J. H. and captain's state-room. Shortly after six o'clock yesterday week the

steward went into the cabin, and was in the act of filling a lamp from

The two elegant volumes of Mr Forsyth's 'Life of Cicero,' a can of petroleum oil when, by some means at present unexplained, The Autograph Souvenir : a Collection of Autograph illustrated with a few sketches of localities and portraits the oil became ignited. The steward dropped both the lamp and the

Letters, Interesting Documents, Sc., selected from the from medals, are dedicated to Lord Brougham as a Cicero can, and soon the flaming contents were spreading along the cabin, British Museum, and from other Sources, Public and of our own time, and designed to exhibit Cicero not only apartment. To arrest its progress was impossible, and shortly afterPrivate. Executed in Fac-simile by Frederick “ as an orator and a politician, but as he was in private life wards the fiery stream poured through the grating of the lazarette, George Netherclift, Lithographic Artist. With Letter- "surrounded by his family and friends.” The biography and at once communicated with the cargo in the afterhold. It was press Transcriptions, and Occasional Translations, is a labour of love, and while no source of information has immediately seen that no hope of subduing the flames could be enter&c., by Richard Sims, of the British Museum. been overlooked, it is especially founded on the works of tained, and the Rockferry steamer Wasp, which was passing at the

time, on being hailed by the crew of the burning vessel, hove alongPublished in Monthly Numbers. No. I. F. G. Cicero himself, of which, says Mr Forsyth, "I have been, side and took off the crew, who, in the burry to escape the flames, left Netherclift.

“ during a great period of my life, an assiduous student, all their clothes on board. This was about seren o'clock, and in This is the first instalment of as useful and interesting

" attracted to them by the irresistible fascination of their about twenty minutes after the contents of the vessel blew up with a an antiquarian work as we have met with for many a day. " contents and their style."

report impossible to describe-the shock was so terrible and alarming.

Its effect in every part of Liverpool, and for nearly five miles around, Mr Netherclift has undertaken to give lithograph copies, The first of three ample volumes upon 'English Writers,' was severely felt, and created indescribable terror. The moment the and the execution of this first part is faultless, of charac- which describes as a complete work the Writers before shock took place the earth trembled as if convulsed by an earthquake teristic letters by famous persons, English and foreign, Chaucer,' is the beginning of "an attempt to tell, with the most solid blocks of warehouses, offices, and private dwellings valuable not only to the historical student and the autograph "something of the sustained interest of national biography, were shaken to their base--doors, locked and bolted, were thrown wide collector, who will be thus enabled to detect the hand the story of the English mind.” An introductory sketch open, and thousands of squares of glass, both in Liverpool and the writing of unsigned letters and notes that may come in traces, in 116 pages, the plan of the whole work, and ex- through the greater portion of the streets, were extinguished, rendering their way, but also to every one of the general public who plains generally its division of English literature into the it difficult to pass from place to place, and jeopardising the safety of cares to see how the great people of former times have put four periods, of the formation of the language, of Italian those who rushed about to ascertain the cause of the consternation pen to paper, and to trace their characters in the style of influence, of French influence, and of English popular in- The fear which prevailed was particularly experienced by the poorer their writing. The number before us, for instance, gives fluence. The same division has been, in occasional reviews, ance from some unknown danger, and dragging their helpless children two long specimens of Queen Elizabeth's bold scrawl, in a more slightly sketched by the same hand in the literary at their heels. The spectacle which the burning vessel presented at couple of letters addressed to James the Sixth of Scotland, columns of this journal. The book, therefore, is one upon the moment of the explosion was one of the grandest, yet most fearful the one offering various arguments for the necessity of which it will not become us to express any critical opinion. that could have been witnessed. The flames had enwrapped the whole putting his mother to death, and the other, written after The main part of the present volume comprehends the period of the lower portion of the vessel, but had not burst forth and ignited the thing had been done, making violent asseveration of the formation of the language, and endeavours to tell

, black hull belched forth a hideous volume of flames, which illuminated of her innocency in the matter. These are followed with considerable fulness of detail, the spirit of our litera- the heavens, and cast its lurid light over both sides of the Mersey. by a short letter, boldly written, of Gustavus Vasa’s, and ture from the beginning to the time of Chaucer. It gives The masts and yards were pitched high in the air, and after a few another, bolder still

, from Oliver Cromwell to General about 100 pages to the Celtic times and their literature, fantastic evolutions fell hissing into the water. The hull was riven in Fairfax. Strength of character, without doubt, is shown upwards of 200 pages to a history of Anglo-Saxon literature, there was nothing to be discerned where only one hour before rode * in all these kingly letters, the greatest strength, and at and 300 pages to the succeeding literature of the Anglo- | noble vessel at anchor. Happily no lives were lost. The vessel, the same time the greatest honesty and kindness of dispo- Norman times, tracing especially the continuous develop- together with the cargo, we understand was insured.


J. Parker.

with sincere satisfaction the determination on the part of the King to and Bavaria, and of the Frankfort Diet, but by one single minister, THE CIVIL WAR IN AMERICA.

maintain the liberty and independence of Denmark in face of the who alone should be entitled to speak in the name of the whole of

demands of foreign Powers for the withdrawal of the November Consti- Germany, to defend her interests, advocate her policy, and stipulate in Military Affairs.

tution. The task your Majesty has inherited from your predecessor favour of her future.
viz., to secure for the Danish kingdom an independent position in the

Debate in the Volksthing. From information received in Washington on the 5th inst., it is whole monarchy-will be fraught with difficulties, and may cost bloody believed that the appearance of General Early's force in the Shenan- sacrifices. But they will be willingly borne by the people to preserve COPENHAGEN, Jan. 20.—The first debate on the Address in the doah Valley is intended only to prevent future raids in that region by the inseparable union between Slesvig and the kingdom. We desire Volksthing of the Rigsdag took place to-day. The different parties the Federals, and to protect the railroads to the South. General Kelly that the German and Danish speaking portions of the population of declared that an unconditional adherence to the Constitution of the is amply prepared to prevent any successful raid against the Baltimore Slesvig may enjoy the liberty which we possess. That liberty and the 18th of November is a pledge of the independence of Denmark. and Ohio Railroad. The rebel guerillas continue to annoy General good understanding between the men elected by the people form the The Flyneposlen of to-day says : “ In the reply of the Government Meade's outposts. On the 4th inst, the propost-marshal at Bealton strongest link between Slesvig and the kingdom, and between the to the Austrian and Prussian ultimatum it should be distinctly deStation was shot by them, and a bearer of despatches was captured country and the King."

clared that Denmark will not tolerate the occupation of Slesvig by between Stevensburg and Warrenton Junction. A correspondent of In replying to an address presented to him by a deputation from the those Powers, but that she would repel by force of arms such an hostilo the New York Herald says that stirring news may soon be looked for town of Ralster, his Majesty said :—“In the event of a war for the pro- act as a decided breach of international law." from the army of the Potomac, but that the precise nature of the tection of the independence of Denmark, if all forsake me, I hope for 21.-It is believed here that several German States bordering on the movement contemplated cannot be divulged. Despatches from Cairo the support of the Danish people.”

Baltic which did not give their adhesion to the Paris declaration of state that General Grierson was in full pursuit of the rebels ander

1856 on maritime rights will send out privateer steamers. It is Forrest, and bad followed them south of Coldwater, Tennessee. For.

Advance of the Austrian and Prussian Troops into

asserted that the authorities of Hamburg have already voted the rest is reported to have received reinforcements from General S. D.


necessary funds. Lee from Okolona. The weather was intensely cold, and several negro BERLIN, Jan. 16.-The semi-official Nord-Deutsche Zeitung of

FRANKFORT-ON-THE-Maine, Jan. 20.-Of the 17,000,000 thalers soldiers had been frozen to death at Island No: 10. The Mississippi at this evening says :-“ During the last few days great activity has been voted by the Federal Diet upon the 15th ult., to meet the costs of that point is closed, and the Olio clogged with ice. There is no direct shown by the military authorities in Berlin in consequence of the reso- Federal execution, 5,000,000 have been already expended... Another news yet from Knoxville or Chattanooga later than that which repre lution passed by the Federal Diet on the 14th inst. The plan of mili- instalment of 4,000,000 ihalers is upon the point of being paid. sented both armies to be settled into winter quarters, with no prospect tary operations has been determined, with the assistance of Austrian

CHRISTIANIA, Jan. 21.-A Royal proclamation has been issued conof immediate activity. Richmond papers write despondingly of the events of the past year. Silesian Railway, and avoid passing through Saxony. The declaration 14th March.

officers. The Austrians will, it is said, avail themselves of the Lower vening an extraordinary Session of the Norwegian Storthing for the The Eraminer of Dec. 31 says that the gloomiest year of the struggle of Saxony at the sitting of the Federal Diet of the 14th inst, will

Altona, Jan. 21.—The Federal Commissioners have issued a has been concluded, and that neither the hopes of intervention that hardly prevent the entry of Austrian

and Prussian troops into Slesvig "The attempts made in several places for the organization of Defence

circular to the Holstein and Lauenburg police authorities, which says: buoyed up the spirits of the Confederates in 1861, or the victory at as soon as the short delay has expired which is allowed by the ultimaFredericskburg in 1862, cheers them at the conclusion of 1863. It tum addressed to Denmark by the two great German Powers.”

Societies oblige us to call the attention of the authorities to the admits that the repulse of Meade at Mine Run, and the battle of Bean's

20.—The Neue Preussische Kreuz Zeitung of this evening illegality of such steps, by which complications must necessarily be Station, afford but a poor effect to the severe loss inflicted

on the South says: “News has been received here from Copenhagen to the entailed upon the country as upon individual communes. The polica in the “ murderous assault on Knoxville.” The Examiner concludes effect that the Danish Government had refused to comply with the anthorities must repress all such attempts with the utmost energy, and as follows : “ Unreasoning confidence has been succeeded by depression summons of the

two great German Powers." Respecting this alleged immediately report their proceedings.” as unreasoning, and the Yankees are congratulating themselves on the refusal the Times of yesterday says: “We are informed that the reply

VIENNA, Jan. 21.-The official ministerial explanation in the conresult, which they hawk about as 'the beginning of the end.' We of the Danish Government to the ultimatum of Austria and Prussia ference of the Finance Committee of the policy pursued by the great have a heavy score to pay off, and we know it. This may depress us, was not, as generally

stated, an absolute refusal, but was to the effect German Powers relative to Slesvig appears to bave been so far satisbut our enemies need not be jubilant over our depression, for we are that a longer time than forty-eight hours was necessary for the

con- factory that the conflict apprehended between the Government and the determined to meet them."

sideration of such an important question." The Prussian and Austrian Lower House is not to be expected. A strong intermediate party Governor Seymour's Message.

troops will now march without further delay into Slesvig, in order to having been formed, the credit demanded by the Government is not The annual Message of Governor Seymour discusses at length some will proceed with his staff at the end of this week to Holstein, and compel Denmark to fulfil her engagements. Field-Marshal von Wrangel likely to be refused.

The documents laid by Count Rechberg before the Finance Committee of the national measures. The Enrolment Act is denounced as “ in- thence to Slesvig.

of the Lower House included the protocols of the Federal Diet, the jurious to the civil, industrial, and military interests of the country." The Governor shows, by an array of figures and statistics, that the Henry Albert to join the Staff of Field-Marshal Wrangel

. 21.-A Royal order, dated the 18th inst., direct> Prince Frederick instructions of the Diet to the Federal Commissioners in Holstein, and

an authentic copy of the stipulations of the Treaties of 1851 and 1852. number of volunteers from New York State duriog the past year was over 56,000, while the number of conscripts delivered was only 2,557. by the stoppage of steam navigation.

The Ministers of Prussia and Austria are detained in Copenhagen Count Rechberg further stated that the co-operation of Austria with

Prussia was based upon formal State treaties, and in the Slesvig“ The attempt to fill our armies by drafting," says the Governor, " has been abortive. While it gave no useful result, it disturbed the public here yesterday, at which the plans for running special trains to

BRESLAU, Jan. 17.-A conference of railway directors was held Holsteia question specially upon a military convention.

DRESDEN, Jan. 21.—The Committee of the Chamber of Deputies mind, carried anxiety into the workshops, the fields, and the homes of convey the Austrian troops were arranged

. Prussian and Austrian on the Slesvig-Holstein question bas made fresh


, to the our citizens. The draft not only fails to fill our armies, but it produces Officers have arrived here to superintend the operations. The transit effect that the Government of Saxony should energetically defend the system; it alienates our people from the Government, and is injurious several days. discontent in the service, it is opposed to the genius of our political of the Austrians through Prussia will begin on the 20th, and last for dignity and authority of the Federal Diet against all measures under

taken in opposition to the resolutions of that body, and should interfere to the industrial pursuits of the country." The July riots in New York are thoroughly discussed, and it is claimed that the city and to the latest proposal of the great Powers, it has taken no share in the Frederick of Augustenburg. In case, however, it should not be possible

HANOVER, Jan. 17.- Despite the refusal of Hanover to agree at the. Diet for the purpose of obtaining the recognition of Duke Startenanthorities put down the rioters with but little assistance from the protest against them. Prussia will, therefore, experience no difficulty to obtain an immediato vote of the Diet on the succession question, national forces. The right claimed by the President to do acts beyond in conveying its troops in fact, the preparations are all made to for the Saxon Government should demand the admission of a representamander in-Chief of the army, is deprecated by Governor Seymour as forty-two extra trains. According to the

Courier about 32,000 men other loyal States of the Confederacy cause an immediate increase of unnecessary, and likely to overthrow the cherished principles of the will be thus dispatched. The troops are to travel straight through the Federal troops in Holstein ; finally, that Slesvig should be occupied Government. The war should be maintained to restore States to their Hanover to Harburg, across the Elbe, and so on to Holsteia Without by loyal Federal troops. These propositions will be discussed by the hour of national triumph is recommended.

Chamber to-morrow.
The latest advices are of the 9th inst. There is no important news the Federal Diet to-day the representatives of Austria and Prussia gave
FRANKFORT-ON-THE-MAINE, Jan. 19.-At an extra sitting of

The Aspect of Slesvig. from General Meade's army. A detachment of Confederate cavalry explanations of a tranquillising character, and stated that it was not

The correspondent of the Daily News at Slesvig writes on the 14th drove in the Federal pickets at Flint

Hill, near Fairfax Court-house, the intention of those Powers either to interfere with the Federal as follows :- The Fiord, or arm of the Baltic that penetrates the counon the night of the 5th inst., but retreated after exchanging a few troops or the Federal Commissioners. They merely wished to obtain try up to this city, and known as the Schlei, presents at this moment a Cumberland, Maryland, state that the Confederates in West Virginia These communications were referred to the committee on the affairs of are busily occupied in sawing through the ice and heaping up the are very active. The garrison at Petersburg was surronnded on the 8th by the Confederates, who have driven the Federals out of Burling

blocks lifted out of the water, by which an open channel of some thirty Slesvig-Holstein.

VIENNA, Jan. 19.-The Emperor addressed the officers and men of feet wide is obtained. The sawing is chiefly done by the soldiers, and ton, Cumberland, Maryland, is threatened with immediate attack by the Execution troops, intended for Slesvig, at the review yesterday. the ice taken out by civilians, the local fishermen, who receive for their Fitzhugh Lee and Rosser

. The passenger trains on the Baltimore and His Majesty said: "I have assembled you for a farewell greeting: day's labour two rigsdalers and four maiks (about 5s. 6d. sterling) each, tured a train of thirty-six waggons on the 8th. General Imboden has to blows, will show your courage." Confederates are reported to be moving in three columns . They cap. that you will do your duty as if you were at home, and should it come able to pursue their usual avocation of fishing. They therefore cheer

fully lend their assistance to complete the work, and there is not a parbeen attacked at Winchester and driven back. A heavy snow-storm prevailed. Coles' Maryland cavalry encountered a large force of Con. their march yesterday.

21.— The Austrian troops destined for service in Slesvig commenced ticle of trath in the reports circulated by certain German newspapers

of the fishermen having refused to work. Notwithstanding the severity federates near Rectortown, Virginia, recently, and lost fifty-seven out

HAMBURG, Jan. 20.-One brigade of Danish infantry was transferred of the winter, the health of the army is much more satisfactory thau of seventy-five men. A despatch, dated Cumberland Gap, January 6, to-day from Ślesvig to Flensburg, to which place the military chests

of might have been expected, and the number on the sick list has never announces that an overwhelming force of Confederates, estimated at two brigades have been sent. All battalions composed of Slesvigers exceeded four per cent. They chiefly suffer from catarrhis and colds 4,000, under General Sam Jones, made a descent upon the

Federal and Holsteiners will be distributed amongst the Danish regiments in brought on from the intensity of this inclement weather, Great attention troops, numbering about 300, at Jonesboro?, Virginia. The Federals, such a manner that every fifth man will be a German. The first Prus- has been paid to their being well supplied with warm clothing, and they who were guarding o region which was the main reliance for forage sian troops are expected to arrive here to-day. The troops intended to are daily accustomed to winter marching and other military maneuvres. Latest advices from Chattanooga disclose no important events in that two degs. above freezing point. but finally, surrendered, after losing sixty men in killed and wounded. this city are to leave for Slesvig. The wind is in the south-west, with doubt subject to hard duty, as they have to keep a watchful eye, and

furnish the men detailed for pickets, vedettes, and ontposts. But they region. The weather had been very severe, and several soldiers had

KIEL, Jan. 21.- The Saxon battalion stationed here has suddenly are relieved at stated periods by other troops. In spite of the frost, the been frozen to death at Bridgeport. Many of the troops were re-enlist-received marching orders. It will leave to-day for Nordtorl

, and Trene, the Osterby, the Rheider

, and other rivers, are scarcely passaChattanooga. General Joe Johnson was reported to be making every where the Saxon brigade will be concentrated. The Austrian troops the ice from attaining any great degree of thickness. The provision; ing for the war. The Confederate lines were thirty-five miles from advance to morrow to Hohenwestedt, in the north-west of Holstein, ble for foot passengers, much less for bodies of troops, as the constancy

of the springs issuing from the warm swampy bogs prevents effectively exertion for increasing the number and efficiency of his troops. The are expected to arrive here to-morrow, Confederates are making great efforts to complete the railroad from Greensboro' to Danville, Virginia, in order that they may have by Turners occupied all the military posts of this town.

After the departure of the Saxon battalion the fire brigade of the ing of the army has been duly cared for, and the service organised and

executed with great regularity. There are four fixed divisional magaspring a double means of communication between Richmond and the

zines of food, two here and two at Flensburg, besides which are nine Gulf States. There is nothing definite from Knoxville or Longstreet's Important Resolution of the Wurtemberg Chambers. moveable brigade magazines that follow the motions of their respecarmy. Latest accounts represent Longstreet's position to be “ stubborn

STUTTGARD, Jan. 20.- The Chamber of Deputies to-day unani- tive brigades. The most perfect arrangements are made for cooking, and strong," as he had open communication with Virginia and North mously adopted the following resolution, signed by Herr Probst and and a large field batchery has been organised, in which sixty oxen and Carolina, and was believed to be receiving reinforcemeuts.

some other members :-"Considering that, according to their latest 100 pigs are killed every day for distribution to the troops. Waggons

declaration, relative to the Slesvig-Holstein question, the great Ger- are also in abundance, ready to carry the provisions to the different GERMANY AND DENMARK.

man Powers appear to decline to submit to the decisions passed by a corps, even in the most distant cantoninents.

majority of the Federal Diet, the States forming the majority must on Summons on the Part of Austria and Prussia.

their side be prepared to give effect to the claims of Germany on the Earl Russell's Despatch to the Federal Diet. The representatives of Austria and Prussia at Copenhagen presented expected decision of the succession question will be followed by war Duchies, in accordance with the resolutions passed. Since also the

The following is a translation of Earl Russell's despatch to the on the 16th a summons to the Danish Government, to abrogate imme. between Denmark and the German Confederation, and that to defend Federal Diet of the 31st of December, 1863, published in the German diately the Constitution of November, and intimating that, in the event the rights of Germany, and, under the circumstances, to carry out the papers :-“ Foreign Office, London, Dec. 31, 1863.-The events which of a refusal to comply with their demand, they would at once quit the resolutions of the Diet, demands all the powers of those States, and that have taken place since the death of King Frederick VII. have produced capital

, and that their respective Governments would forthwith proceed therefore immediate steps of a military nature must be taken, the a lively impression upon the Government of the Qneen. At first to take further measures to obtain the fulfilment of their wishes. The undersigned move that the Upper House do present the

following appearances wore a favourable aspect. The successor of Frederick VII. limit of time fixed by the Ministers was the 18th.

urgent request to the Royal Government. 1. That the army of Wuro had been recognized in both Schleswig, and Holstein, as well as in The Dagbladet of Monday says of this demand, which it terms an temberg be at once placed on a war footing, and a certain number of Denmark proper. A few professors and judges declined to take the "ultimatum," that it is self-evident no idea can be entertained of com- troops be placed at the

immediate disposition of the
Confederation, to oath of allegiance

, but, on the whole, tranquillity and obedience were pliance with it

, and adds.;-What will happen then depends upon preserve the rights of the Duchies. 2. That the loyal German States generally observed. Recognition by France, Great Britain, Russia, eventualities in Europe and Germany. We may observe that, in case should be argently requested by the Confederation to adopt the

same and Sweden followed this internal assent. In Germany

a very different of war, the German armies will require from three to four weeks to measures. 3. To request that the territories of those States, and more spirit reigned. Some of the States and their rulers who had acceded collect the necessary strength. By that time the Danish army will be especially their railways, should not

be made use of for the transport of to the Treaty of London of 1852 have been

the first to ophold the prelarger than ever, and the fortified works be able to hold in check an troops which have not been called out by the Diet.”

tensions of the Duke of Augustenburg. Austria and Prussia bave enemy nearly twice as strong." STOCKHOLM, Jan. 21.- The threatened occupation of Slesvig has

adopted a more moderate course, for they have not altogether rejected Baden and the Congress.

the title of Christian IX. to the throne. They made the recognition given a great impulse to the movement in favour of Denmark through FRANKFORT-ON-THE-MAINE, Jan. 20.-It is stated that Herr von of his right dependent on the accomplishment of the engagements out Sweden and Norway.

Rogenbach, Minister for Foreign Affairs in Baden, has addressed a entered into by his predecessor in 1851 and 1852. The Government of Addresses have been voted, committees are being formed for col circular to the minor States of Germany, the grand duchies, duchies, the Queen cannot admit either of these views. It cannot recognize any lecting subscriptions, volunteers are enlisted, and military armaments principalities, free towns, &c. In this diplomatic document Herr von claims of the Duke of Augustenburg

which may be at variance with are continued with increased activity in both countries.

Rogenbach, anticipating the realisation of the Emperor Napoleon's the obligations entered into by her Majesty in consequence of the Proceedings of the Danish Rigsdag.

project of assembling a congress or conference upon general European Treaty of London of 1852. The Government of the Queen considers

affairs, adduces various reasons to show that in case Germany should that Denmark should remain faithful to engagements already conThe draft of the address was read on Monday in the Rigsdag (the be present at this

great meeting, she should not be represented by the tracted, but cannot admit that the right of Christian IX. to the crown special assembly for the kingdom). It says:-" The House has seen plenipotentiaries of Prussia, Austria, Hanover Saxony, Wurtemberg, is at ali dependent on the fulfilment of those engagements. Wbile,

On the contrary the steps were taken

therefore, her Majesty's Government most readily recognized the suc

infant Prince is all that can be desired. On Monday week her cession of Christian IX., it insisted, in conjunction with France and


Majesty planted an oak in the grounds of Frogmore House to Russia, on the fulfilment of all the obligations of his crown in con

commemorate the birth of the young Prince; and, before leaving nexion with Germany. Nor can her Majesty's Government doubt the

Windsor, her Majesty expressed her high appreciation of Dr Brown's

[A mark (*) is attached to the Events discussed or more fully par- skill and attention, and was graciously pleased to present him with a inclination of the King to fulfil these obligations. By birth a German prince, there can be no question of bis desire to treat his German and rated in this week's EXAMINER.]

very valuable garnet ring set with diamonds, in acknowledgment of his Danish subjects with equal favour. Whatever ground of complaint the

services in connection with the event. partisanship of the Danish officials of the late King may have afforded,

FOREIGN. it is thought that these causes of dissatisfaction will in all probability

DENMARK: be set aside in consequence of the equal treatment and impartial pro- Danish Government

abrogation of the Constitution of November on the subject

of the murderer Townley. Jan. 16.—The representatives of Austria and Prussia demand of the Jan. 16.—The Derby magistrates reply to the letter of Sir G. Grey, ceedings of the new sovereign. Unfortunately, two hindrances oppose within two days.*

16.— The Victoria Cross is conferred on Colour-Sergeant (now accomplishment of the views of the friends of peace. The first is the Constitution of Depmark-Schleswig, accepted last November by the

18.-Denmark does not comply with this demand.

Ensign) E. M'Kenna, and Lance-Corporal J. Ryan, both of the 65th Rigsraad at Copenhagen; the second is the attitude of Germany. The

21.- The Prussian and Austrian troops begin their march upon Regt., for gallant conduct in New Zealand. new Constitution of Denmark seems to her Majesty's Government to tend Slesvig.*

18.—The Rev. F. Jeune is appointed Dean of Lincoln. to an incorporation of Schleswig, and, as such, to be opposed to the obli- AMERICA :

Walter Stephenson, who was found guilty last session of unlawfully gations of the Danish Crown. In fact, the defence of the Danish Minister Jan. 1.—-Four negroes call at the Executive mansion, Washington, and maliciously injuring one of Turner's most valuable pictures in the on this point is far from satisfactory; but the observations of M. Hall, in and are presented to Mr Lincoln. This is the first occurrence of the National Gallery, is sentenced at the Middlesex Sessions to imprison

ment with hard labour for six months. reference to the other point-viz., the present attitude of Germany, are kind in American history. very important. His arguments may be stated nearly as follows :-Den

At the weekly meeting of the Lancashire Distress Committee Mr

5.- Mr Lincoln, in a Message to Congress, recommends that the mark has withdrawn the Royal patent of last March for Holstein. She resolution prohibiting the payment of bonnties to volunteers after Maclure reports that 1,7772, 8s. 9d. was received during the week,

Mr Farnall has peacefully submitted to Federal execution, although she did not this day, recently adopted," be reconsidered, and the time extended and that the balance in the bank was 210,9491. 165. believe it based on Federal right. The retractation of the Constitution to the 1st prox.

states that on the 9th inst. there was an increase in the number of recently introduced for Denmark and Schleswig is now demanded. But Both branches of the New York Legislature are organized. The persons receiving parochial relief in twenty-seven unions in the cotton what security is offered to her that this will be the last concession that reading of Governor Seymour's Message in the Senate is the only manufacturing districts, as compared with the number so relieved in the will be demanded? A new Constitution for Schleswig and a common business transacted. In the Assembly T. G. Alvord is elected Speaker previous week, of 5,133. Constitution for the monarchy are already put forward as reasons out on the first ballot.

Mr Coningham, one of the members for Brighton, announces his of which new claims and further demands are to be deduced in future. 6.-In accordance with Mr Lincoln's recommendation, the House of intention of retiring at the opening of the approaching parliamentary

session. When, lastly, may Denmark hope for a stop to these incessant require- Representatives adopt a resolution extending the time for the payment ments ? If her independence is to be preserved, it would be better of bounties to volunteers until Feb. 1.

20.—The Globe says that Mr J. Vaughan, of the Oxford circuit, is that she should now offer resistance than allow herself to be weakened Judge Barbour, of the Superior Court of New York, decides that, as appointed police magistrate at Bow street in saccession to Mr Corrie. by continual but useless concessions. Although in the opinion of her there is no evidence that the corporation or any of its officers aided or

Mr Milner Gibson addresses his constituents at Ashton-under-Lyne Majesty's Government M. Hall takes up an erroneous position, it yet abetted in the July riots, the city is not liable for damages for the in a long and interesting speech on public affairs. finds much general truth in the

arguments he puts

forth. Denmark destruction of property. Notification has consequently been made not Chichester Cathedral vacant by the death of the late Sir G. Shiffner. has a right to know the limits of the claims of Germany, and to be to pay any more claims. placed in a position to bring this long and fatiguing dispute to a con General Butler returns to his department, clothed with full

The Globe says that, in all probability, the Address in the House of clusion. Even although Denmark may have withdrawn from her ohli- discretionary powers to treat with the Confederate Government for the Commons, in reply to the Speech from the Throne, will be moved by gations for eleven years, and even although Germany may have exchange of prisoners.

Lord R. Grosvenor, member for Flintshire, and seconded by mi annoyed Denmark with unfounded and impossible claims for that 7.—In the House of Representatives Mr Arnold, of Illinois, urges

Goschen, member for the city. period, it is now time that an end be put to the conflict. The Powers Mr Lincoln for the next Presidency, on the ground that his reappoint- Circuit

, Mr Justice Shee, will be given on the 28th inst. to bim by his

It is announced that a dinner to the late leader of the Home who signed the Treaty of London, together with the German Confede- ment would insure emancipation throughout the Union. ration, are those first bound to establish the arrangements and terms of FRANCE :

brethren, in honour of his elevation to the bench. The chair on the ultimate agreement. The Government of the Queen, therefore, demands

occasion will be taken by Mr Montagu Chambers, Q.C. in the interests of peace :-1. That a Conference of the Powers which Opposition candidate, is elected by a majority of over 3,000 votes.

Jan. 19.–At the Epinal supplementary elections M. Buffet, the signed the Treaty of London, in conjunction with a representative of M. Bourcier Villiers had above 3,000 votes. the German Confederation, shall meet in Paris or London to settle the

THE POLISH INSURRECTION. differences between Germany and Denmark. 2. That the status quo Italy are exchanged. *

The ratifications of the Treaty of Commerce between France and

KONIGSBERG, Jan. 16-Advices received here from Wilna state that shall be maintained until this Conference shall have finished its labours. Her Majesty's Government believes itself justified in making these entered and dismantled the port of Champotop, on Campeachy Bay.

Official advices from Vera Cruz announce that the French have the Polish noble Titus Dalewski, found guilty by court-martial of

having belonged to the revolutionary organization in Lithuania, was demands for the sake of the peace of Europe. It has no other interest in respect to Denmark than that which belongs to one of the old and the Mexican expedition, and asserting that a very small portion of the 20.-In reply to the pamphlet denying the advantageous results of executed on the 11th inst.

CRACOW, Jan. 18.-A circular of the National Government, dated independent monarchies of Europe. But it has an interest in the people had declared in favour

of the French, the Moniteur quotes the the

4th inst., announces the dismissal of General Mieroslawski from his maintenance of European peace. It calls, therefore, in the most statement of the Times that seven-eighths of the population bad post as General Organizer of the Revolutionary Forces. He is said

, pressing manner upon the Sovereigns and their Cabinets to take into recognised the regency, and says: "We regret that when it is neces- nevertheless, to be actively engaged at Liège in services for the national had once been subjected to the bloody arbitrament of war. Who can foreign and not in French journals."* consideration how difficult

it would
be to settle the differences if they sary to render justice to our foreign policy we must seek the truth in cause. The insurgent leader Kruk is reported to have retreated with

a few followers into Galicia, his detachment having been dispersed. foresee what extent such a war might acquire, what passions it might arouse, what districts might be desolated by its ravages ?. It is of "Worker in Earth,” at Saintes (Charente-Inférieure), bis birthplace.

It is proposed to erect a statue to Bernard Palissy, the famous

21.- The Chwila of to-day describes the insurgent winter quarters,

which are partly in villages and partly in fortified barracks. The itself a matter of comparatively slight importance whether a Prince of the House of Glücksburg or Prince of the House of Augustenburg ITALY:

same paper states that the severity of the winter greatly impedes the

operations of the Russsian troops. rules in Holstein or in Schleswig. The freedom and privileges of the Jan. 16.-The Central Committee of the National Italian Society

THORN, Jan. 18.-News from Warsaw to the 17th inst. announces subject can be equally secured under either of the two princes. But it unanimously vote an address to the Emperor Napoleon, protesting that forty-eight citizens have been induced by the Commissioners of is of great importance that the faith of treaties should be upheld, that against the intended attempt upon his Majesty's life.* right and possession should be respected, and that the flames of war

18.-In the Chamber of Deputies the Keeper of the Seals presents a cede with the Emperor for his Majesty's acceptance of an address

Police to proceed to the Governor of the city to request him to intershould not be spread over Europe through questions which quiet and Bill for the supression of religious corporations and the abolition of expressing the loyalty of the citizens of Warsaw. They were very timely exercise of justice and reason might conduct to a peaceful solu- tithes. tion.—You are requested to leave a copy of this despatch with the

The Diritto publishes an address from Garibaldi, announcing the

kindly received. President of the Federal Diet.— I am, &c. RUSSELL,"

BERLIN, Jan. 21.--According to advices receivsd here from Poland, formation of a committee to promote Italian union. He invites the a fresh convoy of 500 persons, sentenced to transportation to Siberia, Italians to rally round this centre and to recognize its authority. The left Warsaw yesterday. Four insurgents

, including a German named Diritto is seized, and the case will be brought before the Courts.* PROCEEDINGS OF THE FRENCH LEGISLATIVE intention of asking information of the Government relative to the a severe engagement with the insurgents under Eitmanowicz, which

19.- In the Chamber of Deputies Signor Crispi announces his

Lüdke, were hanged at Wlorlawek on the 4th inst.

Warsaw, Jan. 21.- The Official Dziennik publishes an account of CHAMBER.

conspirators lately arrested in Paris, and declares that none of them took place on the 6th inst. near Zelechow, in the government of LubJan. 18.-The Committee on the Address in the Corps Législatif took part in the Marsala expedition.* proposed to-day the following modification in the draught of the

lin.-- The same journal continues to publish addresses of devotion to

The Pope receives a deputation of 300. Catholics from different the Czar. Address : For the words, "We should regret our satisfactory relations countries, presenting an address of fidelity and devotion to the with Russia becoming less friendly," to substitute the words,—“We Holy See, and protesting against usurpations and sacrileges. His hope that the spirit of conciliation which animates the two Sovereigns Holiness replies that he desired to leave the patrimony of the Church The TOWNLEY CASE.-At a meeting of the visiting justices and will succeed in removing all that can create any obstacle to the satis- intact to his successors. He would consequently not enter into any magistrates of Derbyshire, held at the County Gaol, Derby, on the factory relations between the two Powers.” The debate

upon com- arrangement or treaty contrary to that end. He places his confidence 15th, the correspondence which had taken place with the Home mercial reform was continued in the Corps Législatif. Speeches were not in the strength of arms, but in a protecting Providence, and Secretary was considered, and a reply to the last communication from made by MM. Pagezy, Ancel, Forcade, La Roquette, David, Des-justice.

the Home Office 'adopted. This reply, dated Jan. 15, has been champs, and the Duke de Morny. The amendment brought forward 21.-A circular is addressed by the Minister of the Interior to the published. The magistrates do not discuss the point whether the by the Opposition was finally rejected by 182 against 50 votes. Prefects of the Italian provinces. Having reminded them of the Home Secretary was bound by the certificate he received, no matter Paragraph 2 of the Address was then adopted,

means adopted by the party of action in 1862 to mislead the people as how obtained, to remove Townley to a lunatic asylum, but dwell upon 19.-- Paragraph 3 of the Address was adopted to-day in the Corps to the intentions of the Government, and to create agitation, which the minor

points in the case. Regarding the inquiry by the Commis

: Législatif. În the debate upon Paragraph 4 MM. Darimon and Jules led to the affair of Aspromonte, the Minister says : " There is ground sioners of Lunacy, they reiterate the opinion that it ought

to have been Simon made speeches explaining the amendment brought forward by for apprehension that the same artifices are again being resorted to. a public one. As to the mode by which the certificate was obtained, the Opposition relative to freedom of public meeting and the

modifica- The Ministry is, however
, determined to unmask all these intrigues

. they say: "The respite was received at the gaol at Derby before the opposed the amendment, which was supported by M. Emile Ollivier. Ministry will permit nobody to encroach upon its authority, and is two medical men, bad been sent from Derby. The first certificate, of M. Parieu also spoke against it, and enumerated the governmental resolved to anticipate and frustrate all such attempts." In conclusion, the 27th of December (Sunday), we believe to have been invalid on measures in favour of the working classes. The amendment was the Minister requests the Prefects to exercise a vigilant supervision. the face of it for two reasons. Because it was made and dated on finally rejected by 195 against 54 votes. BELGIUM:

Sunday, and no such judicial act (as distinguished from a ministerial 20.–The debate on the Address was continued. Sixteen members

to conference

act) can legally be executed on a Sunday, and also because the borough of the Left and the Marquis of Andelarre brought forward an amend of the members of the right. It is rumoured that a. Deschamps justices had not any jurisdiction or authority to act in the country entend ment proposing that the general councils should nominate their demands the dissolution of the Chamber. own presidents and secretaries; that the mayors and municipal coun

to a preliminary inquiry into the state of Towpley's mind, for the cillors should be elected by their fellow-citizens, and finally that the SPAIN :

purpose only of ascertaining whether there was sufficient ground for municipal committees existing in Paris and Lyons be suppressed. The

Jan. 18.-The Ministry is constituted as follows: President of the further and more formal investigation; not of sending a certificate to Marquis of Andelarre and M. Pelletan delivered speeches explaining Council and Minister of State, Senor Lorenzo Arrazola; Minister of supersede ur supply the place of that investigation. In a letter firona the amendment.. M. Oquin spoke against the first paragraphıs of the Justice, Senor Alvarez ; Minister of Finance, Senor Trupita ; Minister Dr Goode, one of the medical men who signed the certificate published amendment, wbich were almost unanimously rejected, seventeen of the Interior, Senor Benavides ; Minister of War

, General Lersundi; in the local papers of to-day, the doctor states that

"some magistrates relative to the nomination of municipal councils by election

, and the Senor Moyano. The Cabinet is not considered likely to remain long preliminary to obtain Government commissioners. And yet they necessity of electing a mayor from the municipal council, was rejected as at present formed,


19.–The President of the Council declares in the Cortes that the obtained ; that is, after the inquiry by the Government commissioners abolishing the law limiting the rate of interest, and asked for a Government belongs to the doctrinal and historic party in Spain. He Again, the doctor writes thus : No reasons were appended to it (the modification, in a liberal sense, of the regulations affecting brokerage. expresses a wish for moderation between the Constitutional parties and certificate), because it was decided to leave to persons more conversant M. Rouher replied on behalf of the Government. Paragraph 4 of the for the free exercise of the Royal prerogative.

the task of collecting and comparing the evidence for the Secretary of Address was then adopted. PORTUGAL:

State.' This shows decisively that Dr Goode and his coadjutors did Jan. 21.-In to-day's sitting M. Picard attacked the law of public Jan. 11.- The Minister of Justice of Portugal lays before the not intend to sign a document which would be obligatory upon the safety and the decree of the 8th of December, 1851, which, he said, Chamber of Deputies a bill decreeing the abolition

of the punish- Secretary of State ; and the magistrates submit to you that this violated individual liberty and the principle of separating administra- ment of death, which punishment the recovernment propose to maintain certificate

, being expressed in terms directly opposed to the publice tive from judicial powers, and created arbitrary political offences from only for military crimes, in the event of war with a foreign Power. which it was impossible to exculpate oneself. M. Picard cited instances RUSSIA :

contrary to such intention. Although it may be, in forın, in accordance in support of bis views. M. Rouland justified the law in question, and showed that it was dictated not only

by necessity and sound
judgment, organization of the proviucial and district representations of Russia, transfers the power

of life and death from the Crown to two justicles Jan. 21.- The Oficial Journal publishes an Imperial ukase for the with the provisions of the statute, yet the fact of so important : but also by justice and respect for every liberty. He concluded by with the exception of the Western and Baltic provinces, Archangel, transfers medica" men put in motion by the prisoner's solicitor, welke declaring that the law would be maintained. As regards the transitory regulations expiring in February, 1865, M. Rouland said the Astracan, and Bessarabia.

accompanied them to the gaol, but was not present during the Government hoped but could give no promise not to be obliged to ask CHINA:

examination, calls for an inquiry into the origin and progress of so for their prolongation. M. Jules Favre defended the cause of right and Dec. 5.—Major Gordon captures Soochow.

unusual and remarkable a proceeding; and the magistrates again urge law, for which he said there could be no substitute, and the violation

upon you the necessity of such an inquiry.” The magistrates do not of which weakened and depreciated all power. The amendment was

think the case of the poor man Clarke a precedent, because in that rejected by 203 against 35 votes. The discussion of the amendment


case the certificate was not obtained at the instance of the poor man's concerning the liberty of the press was then commenced by M. Jules


friends, as in Townley's case. Simon, who made a speech explaining and criticising the law of February, 1852, after which the House adjourned until to-morrow. The Princess of Wales was so far recovered on Tuesday that no more eccentric demeanour at the trial. The remainder of the “ reply” is

HER MAJESTY and part of the Royal family remain at Osborne. at the instance of the judge, who noticed the prisoner's wild and The President announced that he had received the Budget for 1865. bulletins were issued. The health of her Royal Highness and the chiefly quotation from the report of the Commissioners of Lunacy.





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At a meeting of the Oil Wells Company of Canada on Tuesday, Sir H.

Leeke, M.P., presiding, it was unanimously determined that the com-
pany should be dissolved in accordance with the recommendation of

Into London from the 18th of January to the 21st of January, 1864,

both inclusive. ном Е. .

the board, and that the thanks of the proprietors should be given to Tas BANK OF ENGLAND RATB OF DISCOUN T, which was lowere the directors for their prudent conduct and consequent entire preven

Wheat. Barley. Oats. Malt. Flour. from 8 to 7 per cent. on the 24th ult., was aga in raised on Wednes tion of loss.-The directors of the Brighton Railway have decided upon recommending the payment of a dividend of 2) per cent. for the half


Qrs. day to 8 per cent.

English and Scotch
AT THE HALF-YEARLY MEETING OF THE LONDON AND West year, leaving a balance of about 10,6001. to be carried forward to the
WINSTER Bank on Wednesday, Mr Alderman Salomons, M.P., in the current hall-year.--At the late meeting of the

Ocean Marine Insurance Foreign chair, the report stated the net profit to be 147,8161., making, with

a company the directors decided on recommending to the proprietors at previous balance of 27,7591., an availablo total of 175,6751." A divi. their approaching meeting on the 1st February the payment of a bonus

RAILWAYS AND PUBLIC COMPANIES. dend at the rate of 6 per cent. per annum was declared with a bonus of 10s, per share, in addition to 5s. per share on the paid-up capital.

From the List of Messrs Holderness, Fowler, and Co., Stock and Share of 12 per cent. ; 6,7361 . was added to the reserved fund, thus raised The North Eastern Railway traffic return shows this week an increase

Brokers, of Change alley, Cornhill. to 275,9531.; and a balance of 18,8441. was carried forward.

of 3,4571. over last year; the Lancashire and Yorkshire an increase of AT THE HALF-YEARLY MEETING OF THE NATIONAL DISCount of 4,0431.; the Midland an increase of 2,2961. ; and the Manchester, SOARES COMPANY on Wednesday, Mr F. W. Russell in the chair, the

dividend Sheffield, and Lincolnshire an increase of 8861.--Mr J. Thornton, late recommended at the rate of 10 per cent. per annum was agreed to, secretary to government, North Western Provinces of India, and Mr G.


and the proposal to increase the capital by 1,000,0001. by an issue of Worms, of the firm of Messrs G. and A. Worms, have joined the board
of the Scinde, Punjaub, and Delhi Bank Corporation (Limited).-


1214 new shares at 5l. premium was also confirmed.

Great Northern

1283 THE REPORT OF THE BANK OF LONDON states the available balance A prospectus has been advertised in connexion with the South-Eastern

1345 to be 35,5301. A dividend is recommended at the rate of 10 per and Charing-cross Railway Companies of an extensive hotel, analogous Stock

49 504 Stock

Great Western cent., together with a bonus at the rate of 5 per cent. per annum to that now in course of erection at Charing-cross, in Cannon street, to

651 Lancashire and Yorkshire

1103 (1l. 6s.) per sbare, and 12,0001. is to be added to the reserved fund, be called the City Terminus Hotel Company. The capital is to be which will thus be raised to 112,0001., leaving 1,0301. to be carried 140,0001., in shares of 101., and the chairman and manager of the

London and Brighton forward. South-Eastern line are upon the board. The half-yearly report of the Stock London, Chatham, and Dover


London and North Western Tue LAND SECURITIES COMPANY is announced, under the auspices Imperial Bank, which was submitted on Monday stated the available

102 102 of the International Finance Society, a sufficient guarantee for its balance to be 9,6181., of which 5,0001. was recommended to be appro- Stock

129 complete respectability. The Duke of Marlborough is president, and priated to a dividend at the rate of 5l. per cent. per annum, and 3,0001. Stock

North British the International directors will act as a finance committee. The to a reserve, leaving 1,6131. to be carried forward.—The directors of Stock

North Eastern, Berwick

103 1034 103) basis of the project is, in one word, the extension to this country of the South African Mortgage and Investment Company have resolved on

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904 903 the Credit Foncier system, which is now in successful operation in issuing the second half of the nominal capital of the company by 10,000 Stock

943 954 most of the countries on the Continent. The company, whose special shares of 501. cach, at a premium of 11. per share, to existing shareprovince it will be to make investments on landed estate, will act as holders. This company has now been in existence upwards of one BRITISH POSSESSIONS.

agents between the moneyed public and the borrower, raising money year, and has already secured a very large and rapidly extending loan Cape Town and Dock, 6 per
on debentures at one rate, and lending it at another.
and trust business in the Cape Colony.

cent. guaranteed
The company has already Stock
East Indian, gurntd. 5 per cnt.

1024 THE LONDON, ITALIAN, AND ADRIATIC STEAM NAVIGATION Com- declared an interim dividend of 5 per cent. The prospectus of the Stock

Great Indian Peninsula, guaPANY (Limited) is announced. The objects are the establishment of London Chemical Company (Limited) is announced, with a proposed

ranteed 5 per cent.

104; Stock

Madras, gurntd. 5 per cent.... a line of screw steamers between London and the ports of Genoa, capital of 40,0001., in 2,000 shares of 201. each, more than half

of which

Stock Scinde, guarntd. 5 per cent.... Leghorn, Naples, Messina, and Palermo, "to sail with undeviating are already subscribed.-In correction of a prevalent misconstruction regularity at intervals of not lees tban ten days," and of lines suited of the prospectus of the Australian and Eastern Navigation Company, FOREIGN RAILWAYS. to the requirements of the trade between London, Greek, Adriatic, it is stated that the Black Ball and other lines have not disposed of Bahia and San Francisco (Li

mited) guarntd. 7 per cent.

171 and other ports in the Mediterranean. With a view to the immediate any of their sailing vessels, but have simply agreed to sell their three

Northern oi France commencement of business, the directors have provisionally entered steamers at a valuation, and that the “ amalgamation" of the firms in

Paris, Lyons & Mediterranean

361 374 into an arrangement with the directors of an existing line to take Liverpool is only an arrangement to act as joint agents in loading the

Paris and Orleans over their four new steamers, viz., the Alexandra, Clotilda, Italia, and vessels of the company.-At the meeting on Monday of the Bank Recife and San Francisco (Li

mited), gnarntd.7 per cent. Venetia. It is pointed out that the company 'will thús obtain a of Hindustan, China, and Japan the directors were authorised to

San Paulo (Limited) guarahvaluable connexion in the Italian trade, by which the sbareholders increase the capital from 1,000,0001. to 2,000,0001. sterling; by the

teed 7 per cent.

81 71 will enter immediately into a profitable business, the price to be agreed issue of 10,000 new shares of 1001. each at 2 prem., 8,000 of which South Au.trian and Lombardo

20% 20

201 upon by arbitration, and to be accepted in shares of the company. are to be allotted proportionately to the existing shareholders, and the

Southern of France

26) The enormous increase which has latterly taken place in the Mediterra- residue at the same premium to any persons that the directors think

Wstn. and N.-Wstn. of France

195 nean trade is cited as affording full explanation of the formation of fit.-The Hammersmith branch of ihe Metropolitan and Provincial

this project. The capital is 500,0001., in 10,000 shares of 501. each. Bank has been opened, under the management of Mr J. H. Lewis.-
The IMPERIAL BANK OF CHINA is announced. This company, We are requested to state that the subscription list of the Plym River

Alliance Bank of London and

which is being organised through the agency of Mr R. Montgomery Slab and Slate Company will be closed on the 25th inst. to London
Martin, is to be incorporated with limited liability under the Act of applicants, and on the 23rd to those from the country. The Merchant

Bank of Egypt... August 7, 1862, and under a concession from tho Imperial Govern- Banking Company of London (Limited) announce that they have made Bank of London

City ment at Pekin." The proposed capital (subject to increase) is arrangements to carry on business in California, througla the agency Colonial... 1,000,0001., in 20,000 shares of 501. cach, to be issued in two series of of Messrs Falkner, Bell, and Co., of San Francisco.-The receipts of

Imperial Ottoman equal amount. Branch banks, with boards of local directora com- the Great Western Railway of Canada for the week ending the 1st

Londou Chartered of Australia

264 27 posed of British and Chinese merchants , are to be formed at Hong January were 10,339. sterling, being 3221. less than in the correspond

London and County ... Kong, Canton, Shanghai, Foochoo, Tien-tsin, and at such other cities ing week of last year.–Viscount Bury, M.P., and Sir R. I. Murchison,

London and South African

265 27 as may from time to time be deemed advisable. The branches are to K.C.B., have joined the board of the English and Foreign Library be under the control of the London Board, aided by the supervision Company (Limited.)-A general meeting of the Pneumatic Despatch

South Australia of an inspector, as is the case with the Indian and colonial banks. Company (Limited) is called for the 28th inst.--A call of 21. is to be

Union of Australia It is farther mentioned that the authorisation of the Government at paid on the shares in the Mercantile Credit Association by the 16th

Union of London
Pekin has been solicited, by which the specie notes of the Imperial Feb. A call of 21. is to be paid on the shares of the Richmond-hill
Bank of China will be receivable in payment of custoin duties and at Hotel Company (Limited) by the 18th Feb.-Creditors of the Adelphi MISCELLANEOUS.
the tax offices throughout the empire." The legal rate of interest in Hotel Company Limited) are required to send the particulars of their Australian Agricultural
China is stated to be 3 per cent. per month. The names of the claims to Mr W. Turquand, the official liquidator, by the 2nd 32. 10 Canada Land
members of the London board are not yet published.
of February, the 16th of February baving been appointed by the

Crystal Palace
General Steam

27) * 289 THE Rossa GRANDE GOLD MINING COMPANY (Limited), a new Master of the Rolls for adjudicating upon them.-Another suit Peninsular and Oriental

784 Brazilian undertaking, is announced. The Rossa Grande estate, in the Court of Admiralty bas been commenced against The Royal Mail which it is proposed to purchase and work, is situated in the province Great Eastern. Captain Paton, the commander, has caused the

East London Water Works of Minas Geraes, near the mine of the St John del Rey Company. vessel to be arrested for the sum of 2,0001. There are now two arrests It is several miles in extent. A report from Captain 'Treloar, late in force against the great ship, one at the snit of the owners of the late West Middlesex Do. chief engineer to the St John del Rey Company, speaks in very ship Jane

for 6,0001., and the other by Captain Paton for 2,0001.-At

East and West India Docks favourable terms with regard to the capabilities of the mines. The a meeting of the directors of the London and Provincial Marine Insu- Stock

London Do.

100 fee simple of the estate, together with the mills, buildings, and ma- rance Company on Wednesday it was resolved to recommend at the St Katharine's Do. chinery, is to be purchased for 15,0001

. in cash, and an equal amount general meeting a dividend for the half-year ending on the 31st of Imperial Gas ... in shares. No part of the purchase-money is to be paid until the December last at the rate of 10 per cento per annum.-The half-yearly

United General Do. company is put into legal possession of the property. It is estimated report of the Scottish Australian Investment Company, to be presented

Westminster Chartered Do. that the outlay requisite for the purchase of the property, and to bring on the 29th inst., states the net profit to have been 16,0501., showing the mines into profitable work, will be covered by one half of the an increase of 1,5231. on that of the corresponding six months of 1862.


Alliance capital, which is fixed at 100,0001., in 100,000 shares of ll. each, of A dividend at the rate of 10 per cent. per annum is recommended,

134 which the first issue is to consist of 60,000 shares. The direction is leaving 2611. to be carried to the reserved fund, which will then


63 respectable.

amount to 7,3431.—The London and North-Western Railway traffic THE PNEUMATIC DESPATCH COMPANY (Limited) have issued their return shows this week an increase of 8,9331. over last year ; the Great



545 report. The following are the most important passages in it: Western, an increase of 3,8951; the Great Eastern, an increase of

Imperial Fire ...

20$ 214 “When the directors last met the proprietors, they anticipated being 1,4177. ; and the Great Northern, an increase of 4,8051.-A call of 51. enabled to report that the works between Euston station and the is to be paid on the shares of the Midland Banking Company by the London Fire and ship City were approaching completion. In this expectation they have 16th Feb., and a call of 21. (making 21. 10s. paid) on the 261. share of been disappointed. It was intended to carry the tubes through the the London, Buenos Ayres, and River Plate Bank, by the 10th of Feb. Bedford estate, and as the Parliamentary powers of the company

THE FUNDS.-Congols opened on Monday at 901 for money and were, in the opinion of counsel, amply sufficient for this purpose, the WBXKLY TEMPERATURE : 8 am. M. 40o, Tu. 43°, W.470, Th. 47o, F. 500 closed on Friday at 903. board decided on adopting that route. A combined opposition on WEEKLY RETURN OF BANKRUPTS : Tuesday, 76; Friday, 114.

FRIDAY, FOUR O'CLOCK. the part of some of the Duke of Bedford's influential tenants led to

FOREIGN (continued). considerable delay in negociations, and ultimately threatened to

904 involve the company in a protracted litigation. Under these circumMETROPOLITAN CATTLE MARKET, MONDAY.—The importa- ' Do. July Account

914 Russian 5pr. Cent.1862 stances the directors carefully reconsidered their position, and came tions of live cattle and sheep, &c., into the port of London from the 3 per cent. Reduced


Ditto 44 per Cent. to the conclusion that it was not prudent to incur the great loss of Continent during the past week bave been moderate. The Custom- Bank Stock


Sardinian 5 per Cent. time which must bave arisen in defending and maintaining the com- house official return gives an entry of 1,917 oxen, 254 calves, 3,451 sheep, India Stock

237 Spanish 3 per Cent. ...


343 pany's rights, and they accordingly directed their engineers to pro- 47 pigs, and 19 horses, together making a total of 5,688 head, against 1,976 Do. 5 per cent. Loan

1064 Do. 3 pr.Cent. NewDef. ceed by another route. The difficulties and delays appear now to head at the same period

last year, 3,044 in 1862, 405 in 1861, 2,949 in 1860, Exchequer Bills

par Ditto, Certificates 131

145 have been nearly all overcome. An eligible site for the central 898 in 1859, and 1,660 in 1858.

Turkish 6 per cent. ... 89, Egyptian 100

704 station has been acquired in Holborn, and on very reasonable terms.

French 3 per Cent.

674 The directors regret that so long a period has been occupied in

Italian 5 per cent.

67; bringing the project into practical use. They are sanguine in the

Mexican 3 per Cent



Portuguese 1853 belief that the full measure of advance as stated by the engineers


237 Ditto, 1862



65) may be relied on, and the efficient and economical working of the Prices per Stone.

Prices per Stone. tube to the district Post-office in Eversbolt street increases their confidence in the success of the undertaking 80 soon as they sball


BANK OF ENGLAND.-An Account, pursuant to the Act 7th and bave been enabled to bring it into operation on a scale commensurate Beef 3 8 to 5 2 Beasts

3,280 8th Victoria, cap. 32, for the week ending on Wednesday, the 20th day of

Muttn 4 0 to 6 4 Sheep with the duty to be performed.".

19,530 Muttn 4 Oto 6 4 Sheep 17,200 Jan., 1864. MISCELLANEOUS.- The Landed Securities Society has been well Veal 4 Oto 5 8 Pigs

532 Veal 4 0 to 5 8 Pigs

Notes issued

L26,955,490 Government Debt £11,015,100 received, and the applications for shares are very large.- At the meet- Pork 3

Other Securities

3,634,900 ing of the City Bank on Tuesday, Mr P. Bell in the chair, a dividend

Gold Coin and Bullion 12,305,490 was declared at the usual rate of 6 per cent., with a bonus of 16. 10s. per


Silver Bullion share, together equal to the rate of 12 per cent. per andum, and 9,3801.

Per Quarter.
Per Quarter.

€26,955,490 was carried forward. The reserve fund, increased by the recent issue

M. MARSHALL, Chicf Cashier. of new shares, now stands at 130,0001. The deposits held by the bank amount to 3,525,9751.-At the half-yearly meeting of the London and

Wheat, English 393 508 308 48s Beans, English 318 428 315 42s Proprietors' Capital £14,553,000 Government Securitios (inSouth-Western Bank on Tuesday, Mr Johns in the chair, the available

· Foreign

3,405,225 cluding Dead Weight Anbalance was stated at 1,9101., which was agreed to be carried forward. Barley, English 32s 383 325 388 Peas, English 31s 50s 34s 50s Pablic Deposits (including


£11,077.189 Foreign The deposits of the bank amount to 152,6181.--At the half-yearly

Exchequer, Savings Banks,


Other Securities
Oats, English

6,128, 295 meeting of the St Katharine Dock Company on Tuesday the net


| Debt, and Dividend

Gold and Silver Coin. 668,619 earnings for the past year were stated at 70,7971., showing a satisfac

178 238 178 239 Flour, English

5,689,074 tory increase. A dividend of 14 per cent., or at the rate of 33 per cent. Foreiga

Foreign 32s 36s 31355 Other Deposits

13,879,877 per annum, was declared for the six months, and the “rest” now

Seven Days and other Bills 618,59 stands at 63,4331 . All the requisite measures for the amalgamation HAY MARKET.- Per load of 36 trusses : Hay, £3 Os. to £4 168.


£33,145,774 with the Victoria and London Docks were stated to be in progress. Clover, £4 os. to £6 105. Straw, £1 88. to £1 12s.

Jan. 21, 1864,

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projectiles. His conduct on that day was rewarded by his promotion of age, when she gave her hand to Mr Pern, builder of Edinburgh, Obituary.

to the rank of a full admiral. On the death of M. Dacos he was whom she has survived eighteen years. Dating her birth from the The DUKE OF ATHOLE, K.T., died on Saturday at Blair Castle, appointed Minister of Marine, which office he held from 1855 to 1860, reign of George II., she was personally cognizant of many events which Perthshire. From the protracted'illness of the Duke, and the nature when be retired to the honourable post of Grand Chancellor of the are known to those of the present day only as matters of history. She of his disease-cancer in the throat-his friends have for some months Legion of Honour. He leaves a son, who is a captain in the navy, saw the ships of the notorious John Paul Jones retire from the Forth past been prepared for this event. The late Duke was formerly in and at this moment second

in command of the Bretagne. His daughter in 1779,

and was present at Kirkcaldy when Mr Shirra offered up his the 2nd Dragoon Guards, from which he retired in 1840. On the yas married only a few weeks before his death. The wedding bad prayer for tempestuous winds to defeat the object of that pirate's death of his father, in 1837, he took his seat in the House of Lords as been fixed for January 5th, but the admiral, feeling his end approaching, mission. She witnessed the burning of the Roman Catholic Bishop's Baron Glenlyon, and succeeded to the dukedom on the demise of his advanced the time in order that he might be present at the nuptials. dwelling house, and other buildings in Edinburgh, by the populace uncle John, fifth Duke of Athole, in September, 1846. He had beld He was buried in the Invalides on Thursday.

in 1780; and for a time she kept as relics some trifles which she picked for many years, since the resignation of the late Lord F. Fitzclarence,

ADMIRAL RICHARD SAUMAREZ died on the 16th at Clifton, aged up from among the ruins. When a girl she walked once or twice from the office of Grand Master of the Freemasons in Scotland. As Lord seventytwo. He was a midshipman on board the Spartan at the reduc- Glasgow to Paisley to hear the famous George Whitfield; and she Glenlyon he participated as one of the knights at the memorable tion of the Castles of Pesaro and Cesenatico. He also took part in the afterwards made the acquaintance in Edinburgh of the still more Eglinton Tournament in August, 1839.

action with a Neapolitan flotilla in the Bay of Naples. As lieutenant famous John Wesley. Throughout the whole of her long life she The Duke oF CLEVELAND, K.G., died at Raby Castle on Mon of the Bacchante he was engaged in the sieges of Trieste and Cattaro. never had a professional visit from a doctor, having stoutly refused to day. He had been seriously ill for some days, and was found

MR GEORGE BURGES, late of Trinity College, Cambridge, the well- accept of medical attendance to the last. She was able to walk in her dead in his chair. He was born in London in 1788, and was known Greek critic, died on the 11th inst, aged seventy-eight, at Rams- garden till the approach of the present winter, when her health began married in 1809 to the danghter of the fourth Earl Poulett

. gate, where he had been residing for the last few years. Mr Burges to give way. Her mental faculties, which were naturally good and She died in 1859. The Duke succeeded to the title on the death of

was born in Bengal, and was educated at the Charterbouse under Dr had been well cultivated, remained unimpaired till the end, except his father in 1842. As Earl of Darlington he sat for the county of Raine, previously to his going to Cambridge, where he greatly distin- that during the last few weeks her mind occasionally wandered Durham from 1812 to 1818. From 1818 to 1826 he was member guished himself in classics, and, we believe, as an undergraduate, little. for Tregony ; from 1826 to 1830 he sat for Totnes. In 1830 he was edited the Troades.' Mr Burges was one of the principal writers in THE DEATHS IN LONDON LAST WEEK were 2,427, an excess above elected for Saltash, and the same year changed to South Salop, which Valpy's Classical Journal,' and, during the period of its existence, he the estimated amount of 877. “These persons says the Registrarhe represented until he became Duke of Cleveland. His brother, Lord crossed many a critical lance with the late Bishop of London, and in General's return, “ were killed almost suddenly by the cold wave of William John Frederick Poulett, succeeds to the title.

variably to the disadvantage of the latter. Mr Burges published an the atmosphere.” In comparing the present results with those of the LORD ARTHCR LENNOX, son of the late Duke of Richmond, died on

edition of the . Eumenides' in 1821, followed by one of the 'Supplices' previous week, a great increase is apparent in diseases of the respiratory the 15th, at his residence, Ovington square, Brompton, aged fifty- in 1822, in which he sought out of the remaining fragments of each to organs. Fatal cases of pneumonia rose from 91 to 156 ; of phthisis (or The early part of his life was passed in the army, and in 1842 supply a perfect Greek play: Mr Burges was on terms of intimacy consumption), from 194 to 235; of bronchitis

, from 326 to 543. Of he received the rank of lieutenant-colonel, and after he left the service with most of the great classical scholars of England and the Continent, the 2,427 persons who died, 818 were under 20 years of age, 800 were he held several posts under Government. He sat for Chichester for and his correspondence, which will probably be given to the world, 20 and under 60 years, and 809 were 60 years and upwards. Taking some years. cannot fail to be interesting to men of letters.

the numbers living at the respective ages into account, it appears that, Miss GILBERT, the celebrated equestrian, died about a fortnight since. Some years ago she had a very severe accident in the park; Co., and one of the most eminent merchants of the city of London, ments and warm clothing are required at this season by the aged, who

MR FREDERICK HUTH, the founder of the house of F. Huth and while persons at all ages have suffered the severity of the weather bas

been particularly fatal to persons in advanced life. Well heated apartbut although she gradually recovered from its effects, she was never died on the 15th inst., aged eighty-seven. quite the same again. Slie was among the very best of Mr

MRS Saran Lee, an inhabitant of Alton, who was born at Lasham, find it difficult to support life when the temperature falls below the Rarey's pupils; and her portrait, representing her by the side of u in Hampshire, on the 3rd of May. 1759, and was consequently in the freezing point. Three hundred and ninety-nine deaths occurred last horse which she had just put down, formed the subject of a pleasant 105th year of her age, died from the effects of the late severe weather. week from zymotic diseases, including 90 from scarlatina, 78 from picture by Sir Edwin Landseer in the Royal Academy some four or Up to the period of her death Mrs Leo retained possession of her mental typhus, 73 from whooping-cough, 32 from measles, and 18 from smallfive years ago.

faculties, and had suffered but little from illness of any kind. She was pox. . A tanner aged 60 years, was found dead on the 2nd of January Sir J. R. GRANT, C.B., K.II., died at Basford, near Nottingham, accustomed to do her own shopping, and when walking out never from intemperance, cold, and exposure ; he lived in a room without last week, aged ninety-one. He served as a medical officer of the required the aid of a stick. Her sight was remarkably good, so that furniture, at 1. Drummond road. Bermondsey. A shoemaker, aged army throughout the whole of the war, and was chief of that depart- she was able to dispense with the use of spectacles, and it was only a 60 years, died in a cab on the 6th of January from exhaustion from ment at Waterloo. He was one of the few who served in the first and short time before ber death that her powers of vision began to diminish. exposure to cold. A boot-closer, aged 25 years, died at 2 Queen last campaigns of the war-namely, that of 1793 and that of 1815. On her attaining the age of 100 years a supper was given in celebra- street, Southwark, from spasm of the heart, accelerated by want of ADMIRAL HAMELIN, died in Paris on Saturday, aged sixty-eight. tion of the event, and this custom has been continued on each suc

nourishment and by cold. Twelve nonagenarians died during the He was the nephew of Admiral Hamelin, a sailor who saw much ceeding birthday. The family to which Mrs Lee belonged appears to week, of whom the oldest was a widow, who attained the age of 97 service under the first empire. At the age of eleven years, his uncle be remarkable for longevity, her grandmother having reached the age

years. placed him as a midshipman on board the Venus, and while yet a boy of 102, her brother 96; and a nephew is now living at Andover who he saw a great deal of fighting. In 1812 he took part in the expedi- appears likely to rival his deceased aunt, being 94 years of age, and of BIRTHS.-On the 12th, at Miserden park, Gloucestershire, the wife tion to the Scheldt. His promotion was rapid, notwithstanding the vigorous habit.

of W. H. Hitchcock, Esq., of a son-On the 15th, the Countess Jermyn, peace which followed the battle of Waterloo. In 1828 he became a Mrs Penn died at her residence at Innerleithen, in her 107th year, of a daughter-On the 16th, at 27 Princes gardens, Mrs St Leger Glyn, captain, and in 1842 a rear-admiral. The Crimean war found him on the 14th inst. She was born at Port Glasgow on the 31st of of a daughter. maritime prefect of Tculon, and he was then selected for the command December, 1757, but when quite young she accompanied her family to

MARRIAGE.-On the 11th, J. Connolly, Esq., to Anne, daughter of previous to the battle of the Alma was effected under his direction. father, Mr M'George, & baker, who presided as master of St Stephen's Susannah, the beloved wife of William Langford, late Miss Maberly, of of the Black Sea fleet. The memorable landing of the French troops Edinburgh, where she resided about sixty years, staying first with her the late Commander H. Jellicoe


DEATHS.-On the 14th, at 12 Milton terrace, Wandsworth road, During the attack on Sebastopol forts of October 17th, a shell struck Lodge of Freemasons, Edinburgh, on the occasion of Burns being Reading, aged 85-On the 16th, Mrs Cramp. of St Peter's, Isle of the quarter-deck of the Ville de Paris, and killed Lieut. Sominelier byl installed as its poet-laureate. She afterwards opened a shop for ladies' Thanet, 98-On the 17th, at 10 Inverness road, Mrs Bower, 85—On the Admiral Hamelin's side. He himself was knocked down by the shock. wares in the Royal Exchange, which she kept for a number of years. 17th, at Newcross, Capt. Townsend, R.N., 82–On the 17th, at Bow, H. He rose and continued to command bis vessel amidst a storm of Russian | She declined all offers of marriage till she was upwards of sixty years Godwin, Esq., 91-On the 13th, at Bath, Mrs Deacon, 83.

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Sole Proprietor and Manager, Mr B, WEBSTER.

attention to their large and well-assorted Stock of

Eighteenth week of the great Tragedienne, Miss Bateman,

Juvenile Clothing. The newest fabrics are combined with

The Directors entertain APPLICATIONS for ALLOT. in the highly successful Drama of LEAH.

the latest and most fashionable designs, aud the best work. On Monday, and during the week, THE MOTHER AND Sold in bottles 26. 6d. cach, Wholesale of A. LEIGH, 13


manship. E. Moses and Son give particular attention to CHILD ARE DOING WELL

TURE STOCK, which has been created under the Mr J. L. Toole. At Eight, Little Britain ; Barclay and Sons, Farringdon street, E.C.; this important branch of their business, and they can with LEAH. Miss Bate nan; supported by Messrs A. Stirling, and all Patent Medicine Vendors. confidence aflirm that the prices are such as must satisfy the

powers of the Company's Act of 1853, for the purpose of R. Phillips, Billington, Stuart, Stephenson, Eburne, and

most economical. This department is in a distinct part of

paying off and extinguishing the mortgage debt of the Miss H. Simms. To conclude with a Fairy Extravaganza by



which will be found a great convenience for 10 PARENTS AND GUARDIANS.- Ladies and Children.

The Stock has a fixed and perpetual yearly dividend or H. J. Byron, Esq., LADY BELLE BELLE; or, FORTUNEO

interest, at the rate of 4 per cent. per annum; and such AND HIS SEVEN MAGIC MEN. Mr J. Clarke (from the Strand), Messrs R. Phillips, Stephenson, Eburne, Romer, schools induce a solicitude for their personal comfort and

dividend or interest is the first charge upon the tolls and and C. J. Smith; Miss Woolgar, Miss K. Kelly, Miss Patti

attraction, and

ROWLANDS' MACASSAR OIL, for accelerating the Josephs, Miss Louise Laidlaw, Miss Seaman, and Miss

the Company, and has priority of payment over all other

• invite public attention to their large and well-assorted Willard. growth and improving and beautifying the hair,

dividends on any other stock or shares, whether Ordinary,

Commence at Seven.
ROWLANDS: KALYDOR, for improving the skin and

Preference, or Guaranteed.
complexion, and removing cutaneous defects, and

Any amount of stock not being a fraction of a pound can

be subscribed for. ISS BATEMAN-LEA H.-The

ROWLANDS' ODONTO, or Pearl Dentifrice, for rendering the teeth beautifully white, and preserving the gums, ure

Interest will commence from the date of the receipt of triumphant and enthusiastic success of the great considered indispensable accompaniments to the attaiament

HAM" WRAPPER (introduced by them) is the the money by the Company, and will be paid half-yearly, Tragic Artiste, Miss Bateman, on her first appearance in the of those personal advantages so universally sought for and newest and most fashionable Style of Orercoat for tho Senson. on the 15th January and 15th July, by warrants on the character of LEAH, in the new five-act Drama of that title, admired.

Company's Bankers, which will be sent to the address of having been nightlyrepeated,and even exceeded, during the last Sold by A. ROWLAND and Sons, 20, Hatton Garden,

each registered proprietor. seventeen weeks amidst the applause and tears of crowded London, and by Chemists and Perfumers.

Communications on the subject to be addressed to audiences, and the profound impression created upon all who

Ask for ROWLANDS' Articles have witnessed the touching impersonation by Miss Batemau

• MADE and BESPOKE CLOTHING, for all Classes

HENRY OAKLEY, Secretary. of the heart-broken Jewish maiden, being confirmed by

Secretary's Office, King's-cross Station, London, the unanimous verdict and critical approval of the entire



TO IRONMASTERS. in the New Drama of LEAH EVERY EVENING, till and STOMACH COMPLAINTS, in every stage, are only " INDISPENSABLE" SUIT, from 30s.

NORTHERN RAILWAY. further notice; and, in order to meet as far as possible the aggravated and accelerated by drugs of every description, but

CONTRACT FOR CHAIRS, SPIKES, AND BOLTS. iucreasing demand for stalls, has added two more rows to perfectly curable by

The Directors are prepared to receive TENDERS for the those previously existing.


DRAPERY, for all Classes and all Ages.

Wrought-iron Spikes, 60 Tons Cup-headed Fish-plate Bolts, THEATRE ROYAL, DRURY LANE. sands of cases which had been considered hopeless. We

and 30 Tons of Square-headed Fish-plate Bolts. Managers, Messrs EDMUND FALCONER and F. B. quote a few : Cure No. 58,216 of the Marchioncos de Brehan,

Persons disposed to Tender may obtain specifications an CHATTERTON. Paris, of a fearful liver complaint, wasting away, with a

forms of Tender (on which forms only Tenders will be Morning Performance of the Pantomime every Wednesday, nervous palpitation all over, bad digestion, constant sleep.

received) at this office, on or after the 15th instant.

CAPS, for all Classes and all Ages. at Two o'clock. lessness, low spirits, and the most intolerable nervous

Tenders, sealed up and marked “ Tender for Chairs, On Monday and following nights, the New Serio-Comic agitation, which prevented even her sitting down for hours

Spikes, or Bolts," as the case may be, must be lodged at this Drama, by Edmund Falconer, entitled NIGHT AND together, and wluch for seven years had resisted the careful

Office before Eleven o'clock a.m. on FRIDAY, the 29th inst. MORN. Principal characters by Mr Phelps, Messrs Ryder, treatment of the best french and English medical men.

N.B.- The Directors do not bind themselves to accept the

SHOES, for all Classes and all Ages, Raynor, Fitzjames, &c.; Misses R. Leclercq, Atkinson, Cure No. 1,771. Lord Stuart de Decies, Lord-Lieutenant of

lowest or any Tender and Heath. After which the GREAT DRURY LANE Waterford, of many years' dyspepsia.-Cure No. 49,842.

By order, ANNUAL, in the form of a GRAND COMIC CARIST: "Fifty years' indescribable agony from dyspepsia, nervous

HENRY OAKLEY, Secretary. MAS PANTOMIME, entitled SINDBAD THE SAILOR, ness, asthma, cough, constipation, fatulency, spasms, sick. the Great Rock of the Diamond Valley, and the Seven

Secretary's Once, King's-cross Station, London. ness, and vomiting. María Joly."-Cure No. 46,270. Mr

all CLASSES, all ages, and all Climates. Wonders of the World. The extensive and magnificent

Jan. 12th, 1864.
James Roberts, of Framley, Surrey, of thirty years' diseased
Scenery by Mr William Beverley: Characters in the opening Jungs, spitting of blood, liver derangement, and partial
by Messrs Neville, Fitzjames, Tom Matthews, and Master deafness.-Cure No. 47.121. Miss Elizabeth Jacobs, of

RHEUMATISM, CHILBLAINS, &c. Percy Roselle. Misses E. Weston Coventry, Rose Leclercq, extreme nervousness, indigestion, gatherings, low spirits,


YOLES'S ALGA MARINA is the only Cicely Nott, and Miss Lizzie Wilmore. Harlequinade and nervous fancies.--Cure No. 54,816. The Rev James T. 154, 155, 156, 157, Minories; 83, 84, 85, 86, 87, 88, 89, Clowns, Harry Boleno and C. Lauri. Pantaloons, Messrs W. Campbell, Fakenham, Norfolk, "of indigestion and torpidity

Aldgate. A. Barnes and J. Morris. Harlequins, Messrs J. Cormack

daily increasing in celebrity as a remedy for all kinds of of the liver, which had resisted all medical treatment." 506, 607, 508, New Oxford street; 1, 2, 3, Hart street.

Rheumatism, whether Acute or Chronic, immediately relier. and S. Saville. Columbines, Madame Boleno and the Misscs In tins, 11b., 25. 9d.; 21b., 48. 60.; 5lb., 1ls.; 121b., 225.; 137, 138, Tottenham-court road; 283, Euston road.

ing the pain, and speedily curing the disease. It is the Gunnis. Prices as usual. Box-office open froin ten till five 241b., 40s.-Barry du Barry and Co., No. 77 Regent'street, daily.

best remedy for Spinal Affections, Contractions, Weakness London ; also at 61 Gracechurch street ; 4 Cheapside ; 63 and

of the Limbs, Scrofulous Swellings, and all those affections 150 Oxford street; 54 Upper Buker street. ·


able application for Chilblains. Under the Management of Mr BENJAMIN WEBSTER.

Bridge street, Bradford, Yorkshire.

Sold in Bottles, 2s. 9d., 43. 6d., and 11s. cach, by I: Great Attraction.

KEATING, 79 St Paul's Churchyard, London ; and by all Second Week of Mr and Mrs Charles Mathews. &c.-The most valuable medicine ever discovered

Chomists. Mr J. L. Toole as Mrs Brown, Mr Phelps, Mr Fechter, and

for Colds, Coughs, Agues, Fevers, Rheumatism, Pains in the
Lady Audley every evening.--1863; or THE SENSATIONS
Limbs and Joints, is DICEY'S original and the only genuine

OF THE PAST SEASON, until further notice.- Among the
Dr BATEMAN'S PECTORAL DROPS. Sold in bottles at

DINNEFORD'S artists who will appear here are Mr Benjamin Webster, Mr Is 14d. each, duty included.

until Saturday evening at sunset, when business is resumed PURE FLUID MAGNESIA J. L. Toole, Mr Paul Bedford, and Mr Charles Mathews. Mrs Purchasers are requested to be very particular in asking until Eleven o'clock. Stirling, Mrs Frank Matthews, Miss Cottrell, Miss Went for, “ Dicey's Bateman's Drops.". Sold at the original

All Articles are marked the lowest prices in plain figures.

has been, during twenty-five years, emphatically sanctioned worth, Miss Fanny Josephs, and Mrs Charles Mathews.

by the Medical Profession, and universally accepted by the Warehouse, 10 Bow churchyard, London. See that the Any article pot approved of will be exchanged, or the On MONDAY and during the Week, at Seven, THE


as the best Remedy for ACIDITY of the STOMACH, words “ Dicey and Co," are engraved on the Government money returned. ADVENTURES of a LOVE LETTER; COOL AS A


List of Prices, with Rules for Self-measurement, Fashion CUCUMBER; and 1863; or THE SENSATIONS OF THE

Card, and our new pamphlet On Modern Costume" (a cially for Ladies and Children.

and as a mild Aperient for delicate constitutions, more esper PAST SEASON.

When combined with tho sequel to " Gossip on Dress"), gratis and post free. VERLAND ROUTE.-Communication

ACIDULATED LEMON SYRUP, it forms an agreeable Effer: On SATURDAY NEXT, Jan. 30, will be produced an entirely New Comedy, by Leicester Buckingham, Esq. entiby STEAM to INDIA, AUSTRALIA, &c., via EGYPT,

yescing Draught, in which its Aperient qualities are much tled THE SILVER LINING, in which Mr and Mry Charles


TION COMPANY BOOK PASSENGERS and RECEIVE Mathews, Mrs Stirling, Mrs Frank Matthews, &c., will per

TEMPERATURE.-Cold and changeable weather is

REGULAR use of this simple and elegant remedy has been CARGO and PARCELS at their LONDON OFFICE, for very apt to undermine the health unless the stomach be kept purity and of uniform strength) by DINNEFORD and tabia

found highly beneficial. It is prepared (in a state of perfect form.

GIBRALTAR, MALTA, EGYPT, ADEN, CEYLON, MADRAS, up to its highest state of efficiency. Holloway's Pills im

CALCUTTA, THE STRAITS, and CHINA, by their Steamers

prove the appetite, and so promote digestion that a large and

172 New Bond street, London ; and sold by all respectablo JAMES'S HALL.-Owing to the success which has leaving Southampton on the 4th and 20th of every month. strengthening supply of new materials is thrown into the

Chemists throughout the World. For GIBRALTAR, MALTA, EGYPT, ADEN, and BOMBAY, blood after every ineal, whereby fresh vigour and activity are attended their recent performances in the above Hall, the by those of the 12th and 27th of each month; and for bestowed on every organ, and ability to resist disease is con. NDIGESTION--MORSON'S PEPSINE Proprietor begs to announce that they will appear, for a MAURITIUS, REUNION, KING GEORGE'S SOUND, limited number of nights, in the Minor St James's Hall, MELBOURNE, and SYDNEY, by the Steamers leaving South

ferred upon the system. These Pills thoroughly purify the WINE is a perfectly palatable form for administering

blood when it has been tainted by fogs, unwholesome vapours, which has been elegantly decorated and furnished. Perlorm

this popular remedy for weak digestion. ampton on the 20th of every month. ance every night at 8, Wednesday and Saturday at three.

Manufactured by T. Morson and Son, 19 and 46 SouthPor further particulars apply at the Company's Offices, 122 moving biliousu ess, suppressing nausea, checking flatulency, ampton row, Russell square, w.c., in bottles at 38., 6s, and Stall chairs, 38.; aren, 2s.: gallery, 1s. Proprietor W. Leadenhall street, E.C., London ; or Oriental place, SouthBurton ; Secretary, II. Boufauti.

and acting as mild, yet effective aperients, which are suitable 108. each.---PEPSINE LOZENGES in boxes at 28. od. and ampton. for either sex and any age.

46. 6d, each,

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