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MR. LAYBTON.-The personal appearance of Mr. Lambton would Lord Suffield, in å pamphlet which he recently published on the induce one to suppose him much younger than he really is. Indeed, his Game Laws, says that the actual cost of rearing pheasants amounts to aspect is that of a young man between seven-and-twenty and thirty : about 201. each per annum. aud the disposition of his hair (a peculiarity that has been too celebrated. Various communes in the South of France have been devastated by to expose us to the imputation of being too minute in recording it) and a dreadful hail-storms. vigorous but very graceful figure' tend entirely to confirm the mistake i into which most strangers are betrayed in respect of his real age. ' As a
; ACCIDENTS, OFFENCES, &c. . Parliamentary speaker, this Gentleman is too successful not to leave us in wonder that his great powers are not more frequently and more power. A melancholy accident from the incautious use of fire-arts, occurred. fully exerted. To extreme fluency he unites a chasteness of expression, at the Portcutiis lon, at Badmington, in Gloucestershire, on Monday a simplicity and precision that are exactly those excellencies which are se'nnight. The son of Mr. Daw, the landlord, had been using a gun for wanting to the principal meu on his side of the house.-News of Fashion. the purpose of shooting a rat, and had put it in ihe manger ia 'the stable
Schubart, in his work entitled Æsthetic der Tonkunst, (Æsthetic of loaded, where he suffered it to remain a few days. A younger brother, Music), has given it as his opinion that the Jews Harp might be so far pot kuowing the gun to be charged, took it up, and presented it at some improved as to admit of Concertos being played upon it, and for this people about the stable, and at length pulled ihe trigger, at the instant of opinion he was not a little ridiculed. But strange as it may appear, the the entrance of a brother, about nine years old, when the whole of the idea of this fanciful writer has in a certain degree been realized. A. M. charge lodged in his head! An inquest was held, and a verdict returned Eulenstein, from Heilbron, has invented a new instrument, or rather im of Homicide by Misadventure. Hereford Independent. . . proved the little instument already spoken of, which he calls the Mouth. ATTEMPT TO COMMIT SUICIDE.-On Sunday, about two o'clock, a man, Harmonica, on which he has been performing various pieces of music
apparently about the middle age, of very gentlemanly exterior, ran out of to the astonishment and delight of numerous private circles. After much Rowland Hill's Chapel, with all possible speed, and, as he proceeded, be study and ingenuity, he has succeeded in obtaining from this insignificant
divested himself of his hat and neckerchief; he ran down the stairs of instrument, which in its vibrations usually produces consonants only, four Blackfriars' Bridge, and plunged into the water. A waterman was landing eptire octaves in the major scale, and hence he can give melodies, not
a fare at the inoment, and seeing the gentleman floating dowo the stream, only with ornamental passages, but even with entire variations.-Har
be caught him by the coat with bis boat hook, and be was saved from a monicon for June.
watery grave. On being bronght ashore be wept bitterly, and expressed NAPOLEON IN Russia.-Twelve thousand copies of Count Segur's
a wish to go home. A waterman'wlio assisted in saviog him, recognised History of Napoleon's Campaign in Russia has, it seems, been already
him to be à Mr. Falshaw, living in the Commercial-road, and who had a sold in France. We don't wonder at it, for a more interesting book, on
few days ago buried bis wife. The unfortunate gentleman was then carried the subject of war, has never fallen into our hands.
home 10 bis children, who are seven in number.
i CONTAGION.Upon the whole, these facts appear to show the probable identity of yellow fever, pestis-(plague)--and typhus fever, as al
MELANCHOLY Casb.-On Friday, a lady of elegant appearance, after ready defined. The same conflicting, nay, confused testimony, exists suddenly throwing
suddenly tbrowing off some of her dress, exclaimed, “Oh God, bare Tespecting the contagious or non-contagious nature of yellow fever and mercy!" and rushed into the Capal in the Regent's Park. The Parkpestis, as of typhus lever. Whatever may hereafter be proved to be the keeper dragged her out, when she fainted, but soon recovered. Her case of the two former, by, a more minute and dispassionate inquiry, than pame is Mary Anne D l. She had been seduced by a Noble Lord has yet been instituted, I can only repeat, that ihe more narrowly I in and then abandoned,-as is' usual with Noble Lords. She had since vestigate the facts in regard to the typhus fever of this country, even | figured away in certain circles of fashion ; but ber means failing, she under its most aggravated aspects, the more I am inclined to doubi its became distressed, and was thus induced to make an attempt upon her contagious nature, and as to yellow fever and pestis, I am in possesion of life. She was taken to Mary.la-bonne Office, where 'he Magistrale first several striking facts, communicated by veritable persons, which cer-expatiated on the crime of self-destruction, aud then ordered her to be tninly do appear quite irreconcilable with the doctrine of contagion.- conveyed home. Her madners and appearance were very prepossessing. From Dr. Armstrong's Lecture, in the Lancet. ,
On Wednesday, a jury assembled at the George Tavern, Chapel-street, PREPARATION FOR TAB Hot BATHS. The enclosed (says a Corres- to inquire into the death of Ann West, aged 26. Mrs. Hodges, the pondent) is the original of a Note sent to a Sempstress with a shirt which keeper of a brothel in Crown.court, Sobo, stated, that the deceased required mending: The friend which James conducts to you bas came, in company with a gentlenian, to her house about 11 o'clock the received a severe contusion on the back of tie neck, and wishes to nigbt before, elegantly dressed. They proceeded up stairs, and after . undergo the operation in which you are so particularly skilful; and I short time the gentleman came do'vn and went out without saying a word. shall be glad if it can be cured this week, as I wish to send it next week In about ten minutes, withess, on opening the door, saw the unfortunate to take the benefit of the bot baths."
woman lying on the floor, apparently lifeless. She sent for medical as'A FIGHTING MAN..We are, as our readers well know, no friends to sistance, but it was of no avail. —Mrs. Ann Thompson stated, that the dePugilism and Prize-fighiers; and we notice a Lithographic Print of ceased lodged with her for many years; sbe was of respectable counexions Edio. Baldwin, “ alias White-headed Bob," just published, merely because in Wales, and she believed was a married woman. , On Monday evening, it is a very clever work of art. It is well-painted by Mr. SIMONEAN, and she was in good health and spirits. She had a very bad asthmatic conadmirably executed on the stone by Mr. GRATTAN. ,The fellow stands plaint.--Mr. Thompson, assistant surgeon, found deceased in the situa. like a rock, and looks as if he could batter down an ox as well as beat tion described by ibe first witness, and attributed her death to natural down a man, * We must say, that we should almost like to see him giveenuses. -Verdictdied by tbe visitation of God. Ferdinand the Beloved, or any other such worthless biped, a good threshing. The sight would be far more agreeable than a bull-fight.
BIRTHS. Instances of three children at a birth are frequently noticed ; but that On Tuesday last, of a son, Mrs. D. W. Hurst, of South Lambeth. tliree infants, born under such circumstance, should attain a mature age, On the 21st ult. the wife of John Templeton, of Cuppidale, pear Derrock (a and that the mother should be a living witness, is, we believe, an almost
woman of remarkably small stature) was safely delivered of three fine girls, an
alive. On the 21st of February, 1824, she was delivered of two fine boys, which unprecedented fact. ' A person named Wake, a carrier, between 30 and
are five children all within the course of fifteen months. 40 years of age, in his stature tall and well proportioned, is now residing in this town, who was born on the same day with a brother and sister,
MARRIED. now also living in good health.–Taunton Courier.
On Monday, at St. George's, Hanover-square, the Earl of Sheffield to Lady
Harriet Lascelles, eldest daughter of the Earl and Countess of Harewood. MATERNAL AFFECTION OP A Cat.-A worthy farmer, residing in the
On Tuesday, at Burneston, George, only son of Thomas Lloyd, Esg. of King. neighbourhood of Ross, sent, a few years ago, a load of grain to Glou. thorp, Yorkshire, to Elizabeth Henrietta, second daughter of w. R. L. Sera céster. The distance is about 16 miles. The waggon was loaded in the
geantson, Esq. of Camp Hill."
On Tuesday, at Iglitham, near Sevenoaks, Capt. Geo. James Chadwick, of the evening, and started early on the following morning. On its being un.
| 86th Regiment, to Anna Isabella, daughter of the Rev. Geo. Markham, D.D. loaded in Gloucester, a favourite cat, belonging to the farmer, was found late Dean of York. anjong the sacks, with two kittens of very recent birth. The waggoner, On Wednesday, at Mary-la-bonne Church, John Forbes, Esq. Captain in the very humanely, placed puss and her young in a hay-lost, where he ex
Bombay Army, to Eliza, youngest daughter of John Orrok, Esq. late Captain in
his Majesty's 3.3d Rigunent. pecied that they would remain in safeiy, until he should be ready to de
On the esth ult. Mr. F. C. Westley, of the Strand, to Miss Emma Smith, of part for home. On his return to the loft shortly afterwards, neither cat King-street, Finsbury square. nor kittens were to be found, and he reluctantly left the town without On the 10th February, at La Canarctier, near Quebec, by the Rev. Dr. them. Next morning, she entered the kitchen of her master's house, with
Harkness, James M‘Kenzie, Esq. formerly a partner of the North West Com
pany, to Ellen, fifth daughter of the late Captain Thomas Bitzsimonds, of the one kitten in her mouth. It was dead-but slie placed it before the fire ;
7th Foot Regiment, or Royal Fusileers. and without seeking food, or indulging for a moment in the genial warinth of her domestic hearth, she disappeared. In about an hour she
DIED. returned with the other kitten-laid it down by the other stretched
On Tuesday, at Cheltenham, in his 67th year, Sir John Walsh, Bart. of War
field, Berks. herself beside them, and instantly expired! The poor creature could on Wednesday, in Half-moon-street, aged 36, Stonehewer Scott Stonehewer, have carried but one'at a time ; consequently she must have travelled Esq. eldest son of the late William Scott, Esq. three times over the whole line of her journey homewards, and per
At Melksham, Wilts, on the 3d inst. in his 17th year, the Rev. Joseph Smith,
Vicar of Melksham, and Prebendary of Salisbury. formed forty-eight miles at least, in less than iwenty-four hours. But
On Tuesday, in Stratton-street, Caroline, eldest daughter of Colonel and Lady when we consider that she had to seek very frequently in her route for Caroline Wood, in the 22d year of her age. a place of safety for one kitten, while she went back to fetch the other; On the 1st inst. at Havre, Humphrey Šturt, Esq. that she was liable to many interruptions from dogs, passengers, water,
At Paris, on the ist inst. M. de Souza, formerly Ambassador of Portugal at
I Paris, editor of a splendid edition of Camoens. , &c. which would render her course devious, it becomes probable that on the 9th inst. in Artillery-place, Finsbury-square, in the 83d year of his age, she had made the way much longer.--Hereford Independent,
I the Rev. Abraham Rees, D.D. F.R.S. Editor of the " Cyclopædia," &c.
POOR PRISONERS.-ACT: OF GRACE. :? I give the intimation to the creditor.” But in practice the whole ? We have just obtained the copy of a bill introduced we expense (and, in Edinburgh and Inverness at least, the expense imagine by the Lord Advocate-into the House of Commons, I is no trifie) is thrown upon the debtor; or, in other words, intitled —" A bill (as amended by the Committee) to amend an parties who, in the year 1696," must of necessity have either act of the Scottish Parliament, relative to the aliment of poor starved or been a burden upon the burghs," and who must swear prisoners." . The title, it will readily be imagined, gave us they have not wherewith to aliment themselves in prison-are much pleasure the subject being one in which we had taken saddled with a process which requires" no trifle in point of great interest, and one too, which had recently attracted the expense,' and a period of from eleven to perhaps fifteen days, notice of philanthropic lawyers, benevolent societies, and the before they can obtain the shadow of relief, and if they public of Scotland. We had no doubt, therefore, it would cannot bear the expense, to find the means of support be so framed as to afford relief to the miserable, starving in the interim, they must, indeed, starve ! We have debtor ; but our astonishment was beyond all bounds when, no doubt that many have died in consequence of the sufferings upon 'examination, we found that this bill was calculated thus unlawfully imposed npon them; and that many more solely to throw an additional hardship on creditors, without must yet die from the same cause, if not snatched from deaffording any of that relief or protection which was so loudly struction by the benevolent exertions of societies and indi-, called for on the part of debtors. This remark will not appear viduals. harsh when the bearings of the case are attended to... : So stood the practice of Scotland before this Bill was intro • Our intelligent readers are all aware of the evils which are duced into Parliament, and so it may continue, for any provis felt under the law as s'éttled by a practice which is 'not only sion 'contained in this bill. The procedure under the act 1696, disgraceful to Scotland, but a slur upon humanity. The act as regulated by practice, is left untouched. The petition 1696, č. 32, proceeded on the consideration—" that generally the oath-the intimation--the fees!-are all continued ; and, the burghs of this kingdom are troubled and overcharged with “ until an aliment be awarded under the said recited act” (that prisoners (thrust into their prisons) who have nothing to main- of 1696), the poor, destitute, imprisoned wretches may, as tain themselves, but must, of necessity, EITHER STARVE, or BE before, die of inanition. No provisions are made for informA BURDEN ON THE BURGH."-And as Magistrates who shoulding them of the existence of the law, for enabling them to put have allowed a prisoner to die for want of food, would have that law in motion, or for affording them the means of keepbeen indicted for murder or manslaughter in the Justiciary ing soul and body tegether while their application is pending, Court, the expense of maintaining poor prisoners necessarily and the ten days running! These hardships - grievances fell upon; the burghs. This was a burden from which they unchristian oppressions and brutalities are allowed to contisought-relief; and for the relief of the burghs, accordingly, the | nue' without the slightest attempt at mitigation. All that is act of the Scottish Parliament was passed. That act provided, I done by the bill is to impose on all creditors the hardship of that on a prisoner's “making faith that he hath not where-consigning 10s. with the jailor on each imprisonment';. but with to aliment himself, it shall be leasome to the Magistrate the debtor himself is to reap no benefit from the consignation! of the burgh to intimate the same to the creditor, and require | It is true, that after all the forms are gone through-after all him either to provide an aliment or consent to liberation, the perils have been encountered—the aliment, if awarded, is · which, if the said creditor refuse or delay to do, within the to be paid out of the consigned, money; but, as the law stood space of ten days, then it shall be leasome to the said Magis- before, the debtor would, at this stage, either have got alia trate to set the said poor indigent prisoner at liberty." . ment, or, what is more common, his liberty; and, even as it
The burghs had thus a course projided, by which they could is, as no alteration is made in the terms of the intiination, relieve themselves of the burden of alimenting poor prisoners, which is alternative for aliment or liberty, the creditor will upon the lapse of ten days after intimation to the creditors; escape payment of aliinent if he do not insist on continued but having obtained this boon from the legislature, our burgh imprisonment. If that be continued, the aliment, under this magistrates seem to have considered themselves as relieved bill, will draw backwards to the date of imprisonment: but froin all the claims of humanity and justice ; for they soon before any benefit can thus be obtained, the debtor may have came to leave the poor indigent debtors to live or die as they died for want; since the law, as here amended, does not even might, 'until ten days after intimation for aliment, under the attempt to provide against such a calamity! act, had been made to their creditors. The Magistrates, in It is not easy to write on a subject like this with any degree short, took no further care of poor debtors. They took no steps of temper or patience. The evils were well known, and adfor informing ignorance and poverty that such an act'existed; mitted, we cannot help thinking, of an obvious remedy. It and they provided no funds to aid these destitute: beings in should be made imperative, on jailors to apprise every debtor obtaining the relief which the law had provided, not for them, of the provisions which the law has made in his favour. Each but for the burghs. From thenceforth a destitute imprisoned should, on being received into jail, be asked and made to debtor had no resource against dying in jail from want of state, in a signed declaration, whether he has or has not the food, but the humanity and benevolence of the jailor or his means of alimenting himself in prison; and if the answer be fellow prisoners ! Even at this day there are many of the negative, the steps for affording relief should be taken forthpoorer classes who are utterly ignorant that there is such a with, at the expense either of the burghs or the state. The statute as the Act of Grace; and many instances occur of expense altogether would be triffing; and it is a debt which individuals lying days in jail without being aware of such a is. due by the legislature to common decency. No person is law. Many instances occur also of persons who, after they imprisoned without a warrant in writing; and as this warrant are aware of the 'law, are without the means of putting it in is entrusted by the creditor to some officer of the law, why motion. A petition has to be prepared to the magistrates should not intimation to that officer be declared sufficient? It fees have to be paid upon this petition, and the procedure might be provided that each imprisoning officer should put his which follows, to the burgh-clerks-an oath has to be emitted name and place of, abode, and the residence of the creditor,
a warrant of service has to be obtained-an intimation has on the back of the warrant left with the jailor, and that a leta to be made to the creditor by an officer of court, a messenger ter, dispatched by the jailor to this officer, through the postat arms, or a notary public-and, after all this is done, the poor office, and certified to have been so done by the jailor, should debtor must either starve, or, find the means of supporting be held as intimation--and that the notice for aliment should himself for ten days after the intimation.' The act contem- be shortened and regulated by the distance at which the creplated that the whole expence of the proceedings should be ditor resides. And in this way, or by some equivalent enactborne by burgh for whose relief it was passed, and it declared merits, it would be easy to reduce the expense; while, if the it to " be leasome to the Magistratest-not to the prisoner--to jailor were authorised, upon a declaration by the prisoner 880
that he has no méand of 'alimenting himself, to furnish: a | By some account Ibrahith Bacha, who commanded the Turkish low aliment out of the copsighed money, until the case should troops, bad made himself master of Navarino, towards the be judged of by the Magiacrates, the risk of starvation might end of April; by others, be is described as having been in every case be avoided. We can really see no difficulty in obliged to raise the siege, as being himself surrounded by the legislating upon this subject, so as to reconcile the law with victorious Greek army, and as having offered to capitulate the ordinary dictates of humanity.-Scotsman. ..
surrendering at the same time the fortresses of Coron and
Modon, on the simple condition of being allowed to escape PROTESTANT MEETING RESPECTING THE alive. The manufactories of Greek news in the lonian Islands winsi . CATHOLICS.
and at Trieste seem to be in full activity : but they should go The following Resolutions at a Meeting of Protestant to work with a little more of the raw material of fact. Their Peers, which took place on the 28th ult. at the Duke of fictions at present are as disjointed and incoherent as a sick Buckingham's residence, in London, to consider the state of man's dreams!—The garrisons in the different great towns'of Ireland, proposed by the Marquis of Londonderry, and unani- Spain have begun a system which must soon put an end even mously adopted, have been published in the Belfast Commer- to the shadow of Goverament in that unhappy country. Rem cial Chronicle, and copied into other Irish papers . " ceiving no pay from the national treasury, they have begun to
Resolved—1. That while we acknowledge with gratitude intercept its supplies, and to help themselves in the first inthe measures adopted by Parliament for the general improve stance, before they allow any money to be transmitted to ment-agd prosperity of Ireland, we cannot but feel that full Madrid The troops at Seville began this practice, and their effect can never be given to the benevolent intentions of the example has been followed at Burgos, Santander, Salamanca, Legislature, while our Roman Catholic fellow-subjects labour and other places. Yet, in the midst of this state of disorder under civil disqualification, that every accession of wealth and anarchy, the Ministers of Ferdinand still dream of senda And knowledge must, by increasing the capacity of exercising ing out expeditions from Cadiz and Corunna for the re-conthe highest civil rights, increase equally the desire of obtain- quest of America. The Court would seem to wish it to be ing them, and thus aggravate the discontent of those wbo are thought that it was on good terms with the French, by orderaggrieved.
ing salvos' of artillery and illuminations to take place at Madrid 22 That the civil equality of all classes of the people would in honour of Charles Xi's coronation. In the Constitutionnel Dot endanger the Constitution, which is best secured by giving we find a just abd indignant reprobation of the disguisting to alt an equal interest in its support por the Protestant spectacle exhibited in the Champs Elysees on occasion of the Faith, which is-securedby its own clear truths, and by the King's entry into Paris after the ceremony. We alade tot pious zeal of our clergy nor property id, tithes, which, like the distribution of wine and bread to the people---a scenie in all other property, is secured by law, i,
.. . which the wretched-creatures who resorted to this miserable 3. That, without such civilequality, there is no hope of scramble were seen contesting with each other like wild beasts permanent tranquility in Ireland, or of that perfect National for the possession of a dirty loaf, or the acquisition of a pint Union which is alone wanting to complete the greatness of of vapid beverage. . the empire, and for ever to preserve it from hostile aggression
4. That it is expedient to do an act of justice in a time of RANGOON.-The Bombay papers contain official dispatches prosperity; to confer rights while they will be received with from Sir A. Campbell, at Rangoon, dated on the 14th' and gratitude; to confer with advantage 'what'cannot be refused 15th of Japuary. The first of these contains an account of the with safety, and to adopt, in peace, a measure which may be attack on the fort of Syriam.'. The following is the material forced upon us in war, and which the uncontrolable force of portion of Sir A, Campbell's dispatch:-" On the morning of time must'evidently force upon us soon.
the 11th, I détached a small force against Syriam Fort, con-' 5. That we, the undersigned Protestant Peers, possessing sisung of 2m men irom his Majesty's 47th regiment, with a property in Ireland, most earnestly recommend to our Roman
detachment of seamen and marines from the royal navy and Catholic fellow subjects, firmness, témperance, and union; the
the Hon. Company's flotilla, under the command of Lieut.that we desire them to rely on us aş' the determined friends Colonel Ebrington, with orders to scour that part of the of their just cause, and upon the good sense of their Pro
country as far as Syriam Pagoda of any enemy to be met testant fellow-subjects, for the ultimate recovery of their civil
Twith. The Lieut.-Colonel, in the course of a few hours,
came before that fort, and the bridge over the Nullah leading rights. "
These Resolutions are signed by the Duke of Leinster, to it. From the landing place having been broken down, Dake of Dayonshire, Duke of Buckingham and Chandos, mu
much labour and some delay were occasioned in repairing it, Marquis of Downshire, Marquis of Londonderry, Marquis of quring which the enemy from behind the: works kept up a Westmeath, Earl of Kingston, Earl of Darnley, Earl smart and well-directed fire on the head of the colamn, which Fitzwilliam. Earl of Fortescue, Earl of Clare: Eart of Char-caused some lo88: but no sooner were the troops able to cross. lemont, Earl of Donoughmore, Earl of Gosford, Earl of
than they rushed on, and gallantly carried the place by storm. Caledoni, Earl of Leitrim, Earl of Carysfort, Earl of Besbo
The Lieutenant-Colonel afterwards went on to the Syriam Tough, Earl of Derby, Lord Northland, Lord Clifden, Lord
Pagoda, also found to be occupied by a small force of the Clonbrook, Lord Waterpark, Lord Ashtown, Lord Rivers
enemy, who fled after the discharge of one volley, and seeing dale, Lord Dundas, Lord Dunally, Lord Nagent, Lord Sher
the British troops rush on to the assault." By the return of
killed and wounded which follows this account, it appears borne, Lord Hartland. .
that one officer, Ensigo J. M. Geddes, was killed, and three [This paper is still in course of signature.]
officers wounded Captain Forbes severely, but not danger
ously; Captain Backhouse, and Ensign Macleod, slightly. '. POSTSCRIPT.
The loss in men was one killed, 31'wounded. Sir A. Campa
bell states in his dispatch of the 15th of January (notwith. . MONDAY, June 131
standing the late total defeat of the Burmese) that the enemy Paris papers of Thursday and Friday were "received last were collecting another army for another attack on Rangoon. night. These papers, and the journals of Germany, Flanders, Saturday was a holiday at the Bank, and the Stock ExItaly, and Holland, contain-reports respecting the operations change was shut; but a larger proportion than usual of the of the Greeks against the Egyptian forces in the south of the respectable brokers and jobbers assembled on the Royal Exs Morea of 80 contradictory a character, that we canbot form change, in the expectation that some important news would swag a probable comintang to whichı side victory has fallen. atrive from Madrid.ionchalawhinaiintin One wiaklase' :a
were disappointed, honterer, in this expectation; and notwith- BALLOON. ASCENTE - Mr:Creep und Mies Stocksanvended standing the confidence with which the names of some emi- from the Cloth-hall, at Leeds, on Thursday, at twelve o'clock, nent English houses are used by individuals who pretend to The balloon took the direction of York, and descended be in the secret, there is little risk in asserting that no thirty-five minutes after the ascent, at a small village near contract has been or can be concluded under the present that city; the voyagers returned in safety to Leods about six system.-Times.
** oclock. It will be recollected that Mise Stocks is the young DARING OUTRAGE.-On Sunday last, one of those in- woman who accompanied the unfortunate Mr. Harris, and stances of the prevalent feeling in the lower classes of this was then nearly killed. country against the enforcement of the laws, attended by con- HIGHER ORDERS House Of LORDI I never heard so dull and vapid sequences peculiarly to be regretted,, occurred near the chapel a debate in my life (on the Catholic Question); which, considering the of Newtown. within three miles of Carrick-on-Suir. A war number I have heard in that and a neighbouring House, is rather a bold
assertion. But it would be doing most gross injustice to the House of rant having been sent down from the Castle, directed to Mr.
; Commons not to acknowledge that, with all its faults, it does possess very Despard the Magistrate, for the apprehension of a man named great and varied talent: if it has the Lethbridges, the Curteis's, and the Gorman, charged with having been a distinguished and prin- Bankeses (Major and Minor), it has also Canning, Plunket, Brougham, cipal actor in that most horrible and nefarious drama--the
Tierney, Mackintosh, Peel, Burdett, and a whole galaxy besides, of elo
quence and ability, or the House of Lords, I wilt only say, that it can burning of the Sheas, that gentleman sent four policemen in boast hardly of any thing of the kind and that, with the exception of a coloured clothes, but armed with a case of pistols, each, to the good speech now and then from Lord Grey, Lord Liverpool, Lord Lanisabove-mentioned chapel last Sunday, where he had informa-down; or Lord Holland, the whole debates of the assembly are made up tion that the party sought after would be found. The police
of the tritest common places, which are not the less mean because they
often go upon stilts. To be sure there is the Lord Chancellor, a most men proceeded to the spot, and, as the congregation were profound lawyer, but'a desperately bad politician, and a tedious debater coming from the chapel, after mass, succeeded in seizing ihere are the Dake of Wellington and the Marquis of Anglesea, who put him; but Gorman, on being taken, instantly called out to the
the French to flight at Waterloo, and put their hearers to fight whenever mob to rescue him, when a desperate struggle ensued.
they speak; there is Dr. Blomfield, the new Bishop of Chester, an excel
One lent editor of Æschylus, and now, I believe, a profound theologian; a of the policemen fired and wounded, one of their assailants in man with fluency and scholarship enough to make very showy speeches, the knee severely; but the police were eventually overpowered
but who did, on the occasion to which have been alluding, deliver an. -their prisoner was taken from them, and escaped, and they
oration not only deficient in statesmanlike views, but in the equally im.
portant qualities of lógic and candour.-Letter in the Leeds Mercury. were themselves set upon in such a way that, as our informant
JUNIUS. We have never been converts to the opinion so strepnously states, but for the timely arrival of Mr. Lawler, a Magistrate, maintained by some, that Sir Philip Francis was the author of the Letters fatal consequences were to be apprehended. Gorman, we of Junius. Very different has been our impression after perasing a book just änderstand was the immediately preceding tenant of the published, the object of which is to demonstrate that Lord George Sackville
| is the real Junius. In the absence of positive proof of a direct nature, s land occupied by the Sheas.-—Waterford Mail.*.
case can only be established by the fair and natural bearing of coherent Mad Dogs. Within this last month, the neighbourhood and undoubted circumstatices and it is a rule both in law and morals, of. Dorset-square and the Regent's park has been in a dread to decide upon such testimony with nearly the same confidence as if the ful state of alarm owing to a mad dog biting geveral dogs in 'whole point of the question had been the subject of ocular observation,
| Applying this rule, we think that Mr. Coventry, the author of the book that neighbourhood, many of which have lately been destroy- now before us, imtitled 4 Critical Enguiry regarding the real Author of ed. About three weeks ago 24 valuable mare, the property Junius, has collected such a quantity of circumstantial evidence; at once of Mr. Rock, of Huntsman's Mews, was bit by one of those various and connected, as wonld convince any twelve men, whether
Judges or mechanics, that Cord George Sackville and Junius are the animalş. Mr. Rock did not take any notice of the occur
49 same. Human judgment is fallibles, and it is possible that some positive Teace, when, on Friday morning, on his entering the stable, evidence may still exist to set aside sach a decision; but till such evia he perceived the mare gnawing the manger and rack in a dence is produced, we think the long-disputed question may be consimost violent manner; he attempted to go towards the animal. 1 dered as set at rest by the present volame, Many & wretch bas been
1.convicted of murder and treason, on half the evidence here produced, 1 ut was bindered by her making an attempt to bite nim. establish a point of authorship.-Times. We have read xhis very iqtes Mr. Rock went instantly for his farrier, who declared the resting book, and coincide io the opinion expressed by the time. ** animal to be mad, and that it was the hydrophobia. It con- | tioved in that state all day on Friday, and expired apparently
THE LONDON MARKETS. Intu in the greatest agony about seven o'clock in the evening.
ovou vwo R 1 We evening.
I ts 1
1 "9cigars REMPLOI The Magistrates of the Marylebone-office. have issued out
CORN EXCHANGE, FRIDAY, JUNE 10. large placards, warping persons having dogs to keep them The arrival of wheat this week has been moderate, and there is a good withia doors, or otherwise, to muzzle them, and on non-com- sale for five parcels on rather better terms, say 1s, to 21, per quarter, and pliance with their order, the officers are directed to destroy dearer, but Malting is without a demand' at present. Beabi and Pease
the trade on the whole-is-certainly improving. Grinding Barley is a trifle all dogs they find in the streets.
are steady in value; and Oats, of which there has been a good supply SHOCKING ACCIDENT.-On Wednesday, as two men were.
since Monday, selloa much toe same terms, though the trade is by no
ere means brisk. In other articles, no variation driving a steer, belonging to Mr. Boorne, of. Bosham, into Wheat,..............551: 816. | Barley
............... 32., 40.. Chichester Market, he became, on a sudden, so irritated as to Beans:................ 388 486 | Pease ................ 385. set upon an old man, named Parvin, who was passing the Oats; .............. 208. 318. L. Cross with a yoke and milk-pails, and so dreadfully gored
Aggregate Average Prices of the Twelve Maritime Distriets of Eng
land and Wates, by which Exportation and Bounty are to be regulated him, that he now lies with little hope of recovery. The ani-l in Great Britain.' mal, after this, became still more infuriated, and attacked Wheat per Quarter, 67s. 80.Barley, 358. 60.-Oate, 245. 8.Rye, every object within his, reách; but, from the tender state of . . 386.0d-Beans; 378. 9d.--Pease, 36s. 11d, his feet, was, providentially, unable to run, except by sudden exertion, and that only for a short distance.
PRICE OF BREAD,
The guard of The price of ihe 416. Loaf is stated at 10 d. by the high-priced Bakers; the mail approached it twice with a pistol, at the imminent there are others who sell from 20. to 3d. below that rale. risk of himself; and it was, after some time, shot in SouthStreet, by a man named Penhicott.— Brighton Herald.
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