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ANATOMICAL SUBJECTS.–Our guide told us that the bodies of all per- The King of the Netherlands compels his Ministers to receive all com soas executed (in Flanders), are given to the surgeons for dissection, as plaints in person, and to trust nothing to deputies; and twice a week he well as all who die in the hospitals and are not claimed by their friends; is himself accessible to persons of every class, who freely converse with that the hospitals are nevertheless filled with sick, and ihat anatomical bin and state their grievances Globe. .. subjects are cheap and plentiful.-Letters from the Continent : London SAERIVAN WHEN A Calld. It may be consoling to parents who are in Magazine.
the first crisis of impatience, at the sort of hopeless stupidity wbicli some CIVILIZATION.-An Englisliman picks his teeth and gargles in his children exhibit, to know, that the dawn of Sheridan's intellect was as water-glass, in presence-does, in company, every thing that vations dull and unpromising as its meridian day was bright; and that in the otherwise civilized perform in privale ; while Madame de Rambouillet year 1759, he who, in less than thirty years afterwards, held Senates proves her civilization in another way, in analogous matters. If an enchained by his eloquence, and audiences fascinated by his wit, was, English woman has ought to conceal in her love of flowers, she contrives by common cousent both of parents and preceptor, pronounced to be "a that all tho world shall know it: the Frenchwoman has no subterfuges, most impenetrable dunce.”—Moore's Life of Sheridan. . and nobody guesses, or is at the trouble of trying to guess. All countries Official PeopLE.-All are honourable and delightful men. The have their separate estimates of civilization. --London Magazine.
person who opens the door of the office is a person of approsad fidelity; We are sorry to learn that Mrs Belzoni is at present in a situation of ihe junior clerk is a model of assiduity; all the clerks are models-geven, great embarrassment, and that the valuable collections made by her late years' models, eight years' models, oine years' models, and upwards.. husband, now exhibiting in Leicester square, will in all probability be The first clerk is a paragon, and ministers the very perfection of probity: lost to her for ever, if gome assistance is not immediately afforded, to and intelligence; and as for the highest magistrate of the State, no adu . enable her to discharge a claim of comparatively trilling magnitude.- lation is equal to describe the extent of his various meritel-Edinburgh Evening Paper.
Review-Bentham, CHEAP Living.-A correspondent recommends those persons who pro- NAIVETE.—The bread in Scotland is generally very sour: they say pose going to France for the sake of economy, to take up their residence there it is owing to the want of yeast from beer, which is much better in the Isle of Man, from whence be is just returned. There eggs are than any other, but though there may be something in that, it is too sold at one penny or twopence per dozen, ducks and fowls at Is. 6d. the plain that the Scotch bakers are initiated in the secrets of the adulterating couple; the finest lamb, mutton, veal and beef, at 4d. or 5d. per pound; craft of “the Sooth." A gentleman lately travelling in Lanarkshire, and all other eatables in proportion. Wine and spirits, and tea and asked the waiter at an ion there the reason of this prevailing souroeus. sugar, are very cheap, since they pay no duty; and house rent mode- He seemed surprised at the complaint, and answered, that the bread in rate indeed. There are not any taxes.-Globe and Traveller.
those parts was generally esteemed very good for they had plenty of A TOLERABLE ESTATE.—We suspect there is some mistake in a letter | English bakers ! | from Mexico as to the size of the estate which Mr Baring is said to have NUMBERING OP HOUSES IN London.-A writer in the Mechanics purchased. The estate is said to be 300,000 square leagues, which would | Magazine proposes for the new streets in London a plari generally. make it equal to 1,800 miles long by 1,500 miles broad, or 2,700,000 adopied in the United States, and partially in Edinburgh; namely, to square miles--a trifle larger, we guess, than all Europe. The estate bave all the odd numbers on one side, and consequently the even ones on does not seem to be overstocked, as, according 10 the letter, there are the other; so that a person can at once tell on which side the number four sheep for six square leagues, or one leg of mutton for 61 square miles. sought is to be found. -Globe and Traveller. .
Scotcu IMPUDENCE.--It is well known that Sawney lacks not effronDRAMATIC SKETCH.--A long lean man, with all his limbs sambling tery, but we really think that the following is, in iis way, the finest no way to reduce him to compass, unless you could double him like a specimen we have ever met with, of shameless impudence. A few days pocket rule with his arms spread, he'd lie on the bed of Ware like a since a public meeting was held, in the city of Edinburgh, at which all cross on a Good Friday bun-standing still, he is a pilaster without a base the great and wise men of the “ Modern Athens" attended. Would you
he appears rolled out or run up against a wall---so thin, that his front guess, gentle reader, the object of their meeting ? Nothing less than to face is but the moiety of a profile-if he stands cross-legged, he looks erect & inonument to the memory of John Knox, the ferocious fanatic, like a caduceus, and put him in a fencing attitude, you would take him whose life was a libel upon human nature, and whose deeds reflect elerfor a piece of chevaux-de-frise-to make any use of him, it must be as a | nal disgrace upon the country that gave him birth.-Dublin Weekly Respontoon or a fishing-rod-when his wife's by lie follows like a note of gister. admiration-see them together, one's a mast, and the other all hulk The Comet that is now visible, and which some of the Journals consi, she's a dome and he's built like a glass-house-wlien they part, you won der as a new one, is the same as that discovered on the 15th of July last, der to see the steeple separate from the chancel, and were they to em by M. Pons, at Marlia, and announced at that period. Since then it has brace, he must hang round her neck like a skein of thread on a lace- been seen at Paris, and in all the observatories of Europe. Though very maker's bolster--to sing her praise, you should choose a rondeau: and I small when seen for the first time, it has, in approaching the gun, become to celebrate him, you must write all Alexandrines.--Sheridan. . considerably larger, and acquired sufficient light to be visible to the
How TO TURN AN ARGUMENT TO ACCOUNT.-The disputatious humour naked eye. Its tail is from three to four degrees long, and its motion of Richardson was once turned to account by Sheridan in a very charac continues to be very slow. It will be seen for some tiine, and when its teristic manner. Having had a hackney coach in his employ for five or brilliancy is not eclipsed by the light of the moon, it will be easily discosix hours, and not being provided with the means of paying it, he hap- vered near Taurus, in the East, where it rises about ten o'clock in the pened to espy Richardson in the street, and proposed to take him in the evening, and continues visible throughout the night.-Paris Paper. coach some part of his way. The offer being accepled, Sheridan lost yo
RAILWAYS.-A very inportant proceeding took place on the 27th of time in starting a subject of conversation, on which he knew his compa
September, when the Siockton and Darlington railway, 25 miles in nion was sure to become argumentative and animated. Having, by well length, made of malleable iron, was opened to the public. Upon a road managed contradiction, brought him to the proper pitch of excitement, undulating a little, and only slightly inclined in its general course, a he affected to grow impatient and angry himself, and saying that he speed of twelve and fifteen miles an hour was attained, while the locomocould not think of staying in the same coach with a person that would use tive engine was dragging the enormous quantity of ninety tons. The such language,' pulled the check-string, and desired the coachman to
whole train of vehicles (carrying in all 600 persons) must have occupied let him out. Richardson, wholly occupied with the argument, and re- a line not much less than 400 feet in length, in the following order :garding the retreat of his opponent as an acknowledgment of defeat, still First, a locoinotive engine with the engineer and assistants ; secondly, a pressed his point, and even bollowed more last words' through the
tender with coals and water; next, six waggons loaded with coals and coach window after Sheridan, who, walking quietly home, left the poor flour: then an elegant covered coach, with the Committee and other disputant responsible for the heavy fare of the coach."-Life of Sheridan. proprietors of the Railway; then 21 waggons, filled up on the occasion
CIRCULATION OP THE BLOOD.-Dr Barry, an English physician resi-' for passengers ; and, last of all, six waggons loaded with coalx ; making dent at Paris, lately read before the Academy of Sciences a memoir on altogether a train of 38 carriages, exclusive of the engine and tender. the motion of the blood in the veins; and Messrs Cavier and Dumeril, In two places, where the rail-way ascended, fixed engines were used names well known to the lovers of natural history, were appointed to instead of the locomotive one, and found to succeed admirably : thirteen investigate the subject, and draw up a Report. These gentlemen have | loaded waggons were drawn up an inclined plane little more ihan a mile presented their Report to the Academy; which commences by alluding long, in 7 minutes (8 miles an hour); and a single rope, passing out to the various opinions hitherto entertained with respect to the cause of from the fixed engine, acted at this extraordioary distance. The coach the motion of the blood. Thus some bave attributed this motion to the for passengers, in which the proprietors travelled, is to ply on the road action of the heart; others to the pressure of the muscles; and, others from Stockton to Darlington. A much greater velocity will of course be again to an absorbing power in tbe veins themselves. Amidst this obtained with a moderate load. “From the success,” observes the Scots. diversity of opinion however, authors have in general agreed in recog. | man, of this experiment at Darlington, and from what we have learned nizing a ceriain connexion between the motion itself and the act of otherwise, we have no doubt that when the Edinburgh and Glasgow inspiration; but this connexion was merely looked upon as a coincidence, Railway is formed, stage-coaches moved by loco-motive, engines will or at most, the act of inspiration was esteemed mothing more than an commence plying at the very first, with a velocity of 15 miles an hour. accessory cause of the inotion alluded 10,-- In the memoir by Dr Barry, a A person may then breakfast in Edinburgh, proceed to Glasgow, do busivery different view is taken of these facts; 6 and in truth," the Report ness there for an hour or two, and return to Edinburgh to dinner! We proceeds, “ he has shown, by means of experiments entirely new, very shall travel, loo, we believe, with less noise and less risk than at present; ingenious, and perfectly conclusive, first, ihat the blood in the veins is we shall enjoy the freedom of locomotion which we have now in the never moved towards the heart but during the act of inspiration; and track-boat or steam-boat; and it will be no small addition to the comsecondly, that all the facts known with respect to this motion, in man, forts of the journey, that while we outrun the fieelest hunter in speed, the and the animals which resemble him in struciurc, may be explained, by privilege will not be enjoyed at the expense of some poor tortured and considering it as the effect of atmospheric pressure." .
TAE LATE DR MATTHEW BAILLIE.-Dr Baillie's disposition was of Mr HOME.--The present from the Colliers to Mr Hume consists of an the most charitable and generous kind. He was not only in the constant elegant silver Epergne and a richly chased silver Salver; value 160 gui. habit of refusing fees, when he thought they could be ill afforded, but neas. The following in a copy of the inscription:-“ Presented to JOSEPH he often gave money, and sometimes in considerable sums, where he Hume, Esq. M. P. by the Operative Colliers of Lapark, Dumbarton, and thought it was well bestowed. A young lady who was suffering severely Renfrewshire, in testimony of their sincere regard for his faithful and from & pulmonary complaint, asked his advice, and he recommendedable public services in Parliament, and especially for his indefatigable her to spend the winter months in a milder part of the country; but and successful exertions to ameliorate the condition and to defead the infinding that her circumstances would not admit of her trying this last terests of the operative classes. Glasgow, 1825." Upon the one side of resource to regain her health, he instantly gave her an adequate sum of the Epergne is a figure of Justices on the opposite side, the loscription money. The following is another instance of his generosity, and of upon the right shield, Mr Hume's Arms, Mantling, &c. &c, and upon the his great delicacy in bestowing it. A lady whose rank in life was far left the Collier's Arms, &c. above her pecuniary resources, had an illness which made his attendance ! WASHINGTON TO LA FAYETTE UPON HIS RETIREMENT FROM PUBLIC of the highest importance. The doctor took his fee regularly every visit LIVE.- At length, my dear Marquis. I have become a private citizen on until his services were no longer necessary; he then left in a bag the the banks of the Potomac, and under the shadow of my own vine and whole amount of what he had received, offering to the lady as an apolo- my own fig-tree. Free from the bustle of a camp, and the busy scenes gy, that he knew that, had he once refused to take his foe during his of public life. I am solacing myself with those tranquil enjoyments, of attendance, she would not have permitted him to continue it.Neto which the soldier, who is ever in pursuit of fame--the statesman, whose Monthly Magazine.
watchful days and sleepless nights are spent in devising schemes to proDuco Ess or DORSET'S WILL.-The will of the late Duchess of Dorset
mote the welfare of his own or the ruin of other countries, as if this globe was proved on the 30th ult. The whole of the real estate is given in
was insufficient for us all-and the courtier, who is always watching the moieties to her Grace's song-in-law, the Earls of Plymouth and De la
countenance of his prince, in the hope of catching a gracious smile, can Warr, for their lives, and afterwards to her daughters, their Countesses, I have very little conception. I have not only retired from all public emand their respective issue. The furniture, pictures, and other orna- | ployments, but am retiring within myself: and shall be able to view the mental articles at Koole and Buckhurst, which she had power to dispose solitary walk and tread the paths of private life with heartfelt satisof, are directed to be sold ; the produce to be applied in the purchase of faction. Envious of none. I am determined to be pleased with all, and freeholds, to be settled in the like manner; the residue of the personal I move gently down the stream of life, until I'sleep with my fathers.”_ estate is to be similarly applied. The testator's plate, diamonds, and Quoted by Marshall in his Life of Washington. I personal ornaments are all given to her daughter, Lady De la Warr; and it
ROBERT BLOOMFIELD was born at Honington, near Bury, in Suffolk, is assigned as a reason for so bequeathing them, that the Countess of Ply
where he received instruction in reading and writing at a common mouth is already possessed of all requisite articles of that nature. There is a codicil, containing chiefly andvities and other bequests to friends,
school, and became a “ Farmer's Boy;" which occupation he has related and servants; also 8001. each to her sisters, the Countesses of Aboyne and
with simplicity and beauty in a poem under that title. He wrote that Verulam; 1001, to her brother, the Hon. Mr Jenkinson ; and 3001, to
production when a journeyman shoemaker; under the auspices of the
late Mr Capel Lofft it was ushered into the world; and Bloomfield, un Mr Forster, as a compensation for his trouble as executor. She desires to be buried as plainly as possible, in the family vault at Withingham
happily for himself, subsequently experienced the insufficient and wither Church. The personal property was sworn under 80,0001.
ing paironage of ostentatious greatness. His first poem was succeeded
by « Rural Tales,” “Good Tidings, or News from the Farm” “ Wid a TEA MONOPOLY"_Tea is now a necessary of life, it costs the people Flowers, « Banks of the Wye,” and “ May-day with the Mues," he of this kingdom very little short of “ten millions a year." The public bis retirement at Shefford, he was afflicted with the melancholy cogie. press has hitherto but slightly touched this monstrous “ Monopoly," but I quent upon want of object, and died (19th August, 1823, aged 57 a victhat little has excited the keenest attention to the conduct of the “ Direc- 1 tim to hypochondria, with his mind in ruins, leaving his widow and tors of this Monopoly."- A Gentleman who travels all over England, orphans destitute. His few books, poor fellow, instead of being sent to informs us, that the very high price” of Tea is now universally com- 1 London, where they would have produced their full value, were dissiplained of, and that petitions will be presented to Government, from pated by an auctioneer unacquainted with their worth, by order of his many large towns, to compel the “ India Company" to put up a larger creditors, and the family must have perished if a good Samaritan had not slípply.-The lowest price of Green Tea at the last sale was 7s. with interposed to their temporary relief. Mr Joseph Weston published the the duty; thus with the wholesale dealer's profit, and that of the retailer,Remains of Robert Bloomfield,” for their benefit, and set on foot e it is, at the very least, 8s. per Ib. before it gets into the tea pot of the 1 subscription, with the hope of securing something to Mrs Bloomfield for poor woman, who, in thousands of cases, subsists on this three times a the exclusive and permanent advantage of herself and her fatherless day. This « Monopoly” exists by law. That law states, " That in case children. It has been inadequately contributed to, and is not yet closed. the East India Company' shall not always put up a sufficient supply to ]-Hone's Every Day Book.. keep the price of Tea in this country upon an equality with the price
General Bertrand, so well known for his attachment to Napoleon, is thereof in the neighbouring continent of Europe, it shall be lawful for
now building a very large cotton-spinning factory in the suburb Made the • Lords of the Treasury' to grant Licences to any other person or person's, body politic or corporate, to import Tea into Great Britain from
laine, at Lisle. It will cost 1,200,000 francs (aboui 48,0001.) . any part of Europe." This law is clear, distinct and positive, and we
The Wesleyan Methodists are building four new chapels at Manchester. shall soon see whether this “ Company" is, or is not, above the law.- FRIENDLY SOCIETIES.—The nature and design of such institutions, is, The price of Green Tea on the neighbouring continent” is Is. 6d. per to accumulate the savings of men in health as a provision for sickness and lb., and is now smuggled into this kingdom to a vast extent; thus the old age. The tendency is to promote industry and economy, sobriety Government is defrauded, and (to use Mr Huskisson's words) that " gigan. and provident foresight, to the want of which may be ascribed nine-Enths tic monster” smuggling, is thus opeoly encouraged. We have heard it of the miseries of our labouring population. He who by saving sispence, slated, that the “ East India Company” have pot a sufficient supply of or even a penny a week, accumulates a fund which he can call his own, Green Tea to enable them to put up more than they have done; if this is because it is so, and on which he can draw for his support, in sickness true, all it amounts to js, that they have neglected to import a sufficient or old age, is as honourable and independent'as he who has an estate in supply, and have thus fornished proof of the absolute necessity for the land, or money in the bank. He is the best friend to the poor who
Lords of the Treasury" carrying the law into effect. This subject calls teaches them to rise to this rank in society; and he is their worst enemy loud for investigation. If the public press, whose power makes “mis- who would persuade them to depend upon the poor rates, or publie government” tremble in our most distant colonies," would honestly or private charity, when unable to labour for their support; for this not take up this matter, in less than six months the poor and needy, whose only puts them lower in the scale of society, at least by anticipation, existeuce is Tea, would be relieved from a greater tax than our Chan-but it also relaxes industry, and encourages profusion, drunkenges, cellor of the Exchequer has taken off the last twenty years.-Colckester and every evil habit.-Glasgow Chronicle. Gazette.
| New INSTITUTION.-In your paper of Septempber 4th, (says a Corre TOMBSTONES IN CHURCH AND CHAPEL YardS.-A case was lately sub- spondent) appeared a paragraph commencing thus : “ We learn with mitted to the opinion of Dr Lushington, as to the right of an incumbent great pleasure, that an Institution similar to that recently established in to demand a fee for permitting a tombstone to be erected in a church or the City, is about to be formed at the West end of the town,"-Allov chapel yard. Dr Lushington's decided opinion is, that “ the incumbent me to suggest to the friends of the proposed measure the expediency of has a right to demand a reasonable fee for the erection of any tombstone specdily calling a public meeting for the purpose of carrying their lauin the church yard; and that'the incumbent may compel payment before dable plan into immediate effect ; several young men to my knowledge he permits the stone to be put úp, and in this the law will support him." | having abstained from joining the City Institution in consequence of the It is not generally known, that a church or chapel yard, consecrated and above announcement, and who have, since its publication, been in daily registered, is the freehold of the incumbent for the time being, and this expectation of being called upon to support an establishment from whick freehold right of the incumbent is not affected by the means by which the they anticipate so many advantages.
W. ground was originally procured or purchased.-Leeds Mercury.
1 ST PAUL'S.-“ Amongst the pieces of modern architecture, I have New MACHINE 'FOR DIGGING AND HARROWING.-Mr M. Barry, of never observ'd above two which were remarkable in this vast city; the Swords, has invented a machine, simple in its construction and principle, portico of the Church of St Paul's, and the Banqueting-house at Whiteby which, with two horses and one attendant, an acre of potatoes can ball : but you would be amazed at the genius of this age, that they be dug out in an hour-also, an acre of ground, previously ploughed for should suffer this goodly and venerable fabric to be built about, and conoats or other grain, can be harrowed by it in an hour, with two horses verted into rascally warehouses, and so sordidly obscured and de faced, and one attendant, thereby effecting in the branch of harrowing a saving that an argument of greater avarice, malice, meanness, and deformity of of upwards of 93 per cent. ; or in other words, doing the work of 32 mind, cannot possibly be exprcesed," So wrote Evelyn in 16ol-seo bis horses and 16 attendant with two horses and one attendantrScotsman. | Character of Englando
The Chancellor Lord Northington, who had married a woman of low . The LAPWING. It may perhaps be said, that a discourse on the iniquity degree, was so suddenly visited with a bit of the gout, on the morning of aand evil consequences of murder would come with a bad grace from one birth-day in the reign of George the Second, that he was obliged to send who was himself a murderer; and so it would, but not if it came froin his lady to Court with an apology. On her return his Lordship begged the lips of a repentant murderer. Who can describe that wbich he has my lady to relate the cou versation she had with the King. She said the nat seed, or give utterance to that which he has not felt / Never shall i King asked her who built Grange the Chancellor's seat); " And who did forget the remembrance of a little incident which occurred to me during you say ?” asked Lord Northington. « Why, I told him it was Indigo my boyish days--an incident which many will deem trifing and unin. [ for Inigo) Jones.” “ Well, and what did the King say?" continued he. portant, but which has been particularly interesting to my heart, as “ Why, he said, he thought as how it was Indigo Jones by the style." giving origin to sentiments, and rules of action which have since been Upon this his Lordship laughed heartily, which his lady interpreting very dear to me.Besides a singular elegance of form and beauty of to be some mistake of her's, begged to know whether she had not in- plumage, the eye of the common Lapwing is peculiarly soft and expresformed his Majesty right. « Oh," said the other, in his blunt manner, sive: it is large, black, and full of lustre, rolling, as it seems to do, in “ perfectly so, Kate, I was only laughing to think which of you was the liquid gems of dew. I had shot a bird of this beautiful species; but, on greatest fool."
taking it up, I found that it was not dead.. I had wounded its breast, and SAERIDAN'S FIRST SPEECA._-- Woodfall used to relate, that Mr some big drops of blood stained the pure whiteness of its feathers. As I Sheridan, after he had spoken, came up to him in the gallery, and asked, held the hapless bird in my hand, hundreds of its companions hovered with much anxiety, what he thought of his first attempt? The answer
round my head, uttering continued shrieks of distress, and, by their of Woodfall, as he had the courage afterwards to own, was, I am sorry | plaintive cries, appeared to bemoan the fate of one to whom they were to say I do not think that this is your line ---you had much better have connected by ties of the most tender and interesting nature; whilst the stuck to your former pursuits.' On hearing 'which, Sheridad 'rested his 1 poor wounded bird continually moaned, with a kind of inward, wailing head upon his hand for a few minutes, and then vehemently exclaimed, I note, expressive of the keenest anguish, and ever and anon it raised its It is in me, however, and, by
G i t shall come out. It appears, I drooping head, and turning towards the wound in its breast, touched it. indeed, that upon many persons besides Mr Woodfall, the impression with its bill, and then looked up in my face with an expression which I produced by this first essay of his oratory was far from answerable to the have no wish to forget, for it had power to touch my heart, whilst yet a expectations that had been formed. The chief defect remarked in him boy, when a thousand dry precepts in the academical closet would have was a thick and indistinct mode of delivery, which, though he afterwards / been of no avail.-Fothergill on the Use of Natural History.
greatly corrected it, was never entirely removed."-Moore's Life of SPORTING, How many birds do you wound instead of kill 2 Say, upon 1 Sheridan,
an average, 20 to 1, which is a generous computation. How many hundred in NORTHERN LIBERALITY The inbabitants of York Csays the writer | birds would this make in the course of the day? How many thousands her of an able notice of the York Musical meeting in the last London 1 in the course of a season? To bring them down, and then be obliged to em Magazine) are not at all distinguished for a romantic generosity in refus- | kill them, is butcherly enough; but to lame, and dislocate, and shatter
ing a proper remuneration for the conveniences with which they furnish the joints and bodies of so many that iy off, and loave them to die a linis you; and when I inform you that a single house during the festival week 1 gering death in their agony,- I think it would not be unworthy of some 6 is let for the paltry consideration of one hundred guineas, my character 1 philosophers and teachers, if they were to think a little of all this as they for veracity may suffer in your opinion. But such is the fact; and so
go, and not talk of the "sport" and the “ amusement" like others; as it fertile are they in expedients, and so zealou's for the accommodation of men were to be trained up at once into thought and want of thought, info * strangers, that if they have in their houses a large room or even one of humanity and cruelty. Really, men are not the only creatures in exist
moderate size, they contrive, by means of a partition of deal board, to lence; and the laugh of mutual complacency and approbation is apt to a double their opportunities of benevolence, often at the expense of making | contain very sorry and shallow things, even among the“ celebrated" and # both their inmates upcomfortable. On the opposite side of the way for “ highly respectable."-New Monthly Mag. Art.“ Family Journal.” e instance to the place where I am writing, there is one of these rooms with 1, A FLEMISH PRIEST. He was a strange, sullen, heavy, dull, unwashed, L a window in the centre, which furnishes light on one side to a stout old uncombed, unshaven, tallow-faced being, of ill look and worse omen ;, his
gentleman, who is a visitor here for the festival, and the other to a man broad image was an exaggeration and caricature of that of the sourest ti and bis wife. It happened that the lady, being dressed rather early in Quaker; and long flaxen locks hung around it in disorder, like rays; 80
the morning, and wishing for some air, thoughtlessly threw open the that the whole resembled the sign of the sun, or of the full moon, as I
window; the old gentleman, who was still in bed, not relishing this have seen it daubed in white upon a black board, for the sigh of an inn! von abrupt exposure of his person to the elements, Tushed desperately io the where no one seemed to enter. He told me that he was a native of
window in his night-gown, and pulled it down with considerable vehe- Bruges, but resided at Ghent, and said, with an air of the tenderest mence. The lady, affronted with his behaviour, called her husband, melancholy, that there are no tithes now in Flanders; but that the Clergy and now came the tug of war; he, with a vigorous tenacity, keeping the are paid by the Government; that 500 francs a-year was the lowest sum, window down--they, with a pertinacious obstinacy, endeavouriog to raise 2,000 the highest, besides what they got by mass, marriages, &c. it up, and at last succeeding, the frenzied old gentleman, in the conflict I could not learn how much this might be. There are only three Bishopof his passions, sparing neither age nor sex, aimed a furious blow with ricks; the rest of the country is governed by Vicars-general, who, in his arm round the partition, in the earnest hope of encountering the case any scandal should occur amongst the Clergy, which we both visages of his enemies, but failing in the attempt, he retired from the agreed was impossible,-have power to punish it. He heard with pleafield in despair."
sure that there were still tithes in England, and listened with surprise - CRIME AND PUNISHMENT.-In America, the bunishment of Death is and delight to my account of the revenues and patronage of the Protes
very nearly abolished ; and, with respect ro à Yariety of offences, it'bas tant Bishop of Durham, and of the arduous and laborious duties by which been repeatedly put to the test, and has never yet been found efficacious. I wey are earned. He anxiously enquired whether the use of butter in In New England and Pennsylvania, horse-stealing is not capital; in all
Lent was not forbidden amongst the English Catholics I am worry that the states south of Maryland it is capital; yet in the latter it is as common
my knowledge of divine things was not sufficiently extensive to enable as it is in the former, nay, in Virginia, of all crimes it is the most frequent.
me to give him an answer. I told him that the English Clergy, generally -In the state of New York, forgery is capital; in Pennsylvania it is not
wear rouod hats. At this he seemed, much scandalized and shocked: he so; and in the latter the crime is much less frequent. So convinced
mounted a first-rate shovel, with all its tackle, apparel, and rigging. indeed was the Attorney-General of the former staté, that the extreme
Soon afterwards, in turning the corner of the canal, the wind, suddenly severity of the punishment defeated its own object, that he presented a
caught his hal, and blew it off his head. Some women, who were sitting memorial to the Legislature, recommending the substitution of a milder
behind, were much amused: they laughed aloud, and caught, the hat, punishment than death.We are informed by Howard, that in Denmark
which, but for their timely interference, would have gone into the water. the punishment for Child-murder is imprisonment and hard-labour for
When he had gained the majestic felt, and felt what he had regained, life, with an annual whipping on the day when and the spot where the
and after he had gravely superimposed it upon his awful head, I vencrime was committed ; and such has been the efficacy of this punishment,
cured to observe, * that though it might be less consistent with Christian which is dreaded more than death, that it has greatly prevented the
perfection, yet, in stormy times, the round hat of the Protestant Minister frequency of that crime.See the Philomathic Journal for October,
was the most secure." He smiled quietly at this sacrilegeous jest, and which contains an account of a Discussion on the question, “ Ought ihe:
said." that, for ease, the Protestant Ministry was certainly the best."Punishment of Death to be abolished ?"-In this article the arguments
London Mag, : Art." Letters from the Continent." on both sides are fairly exhibited, and many highly curious facts and
ANOTHER NEW BRIDGE. –The thirst, for improvement of capital has valuable opinions presented to the reader.
led to a new project namely, the erection of a stone bridge over the
Thames, from the Horse Ferry, Westminster, to Lambeth, ConsideraEN MARRIED AND SINGLE.-By the census taken four years ago, it apo ble sums, it is said, have been subscribed to promote this undertaking. I
pears that in a population of every ten thousand there are from five to six hundred more females than males; for instance, in Manchester, con
POLICE. taining something more than a hundred thousand souls, there are about six thousand females more than males. In Preston, a proportionate ma
MANSION HOUSE. jority, and in Kendal about six hundred. The consequence is, that in
On Saturday week, Ambrose Oliver, a clerk in the Sun Fire Assurour own town six hundred men must marry twice, or that number of ance-oflice, was charged with having appropriated to bis own use upwards females must remain in "single blessedness,“ (taking it for granted that of 3,0001. tbe properly of that establishment. Oliver, although be has
annually the same number of each sex pay the debt of nature.) Madame been long a clerk in the establishment. and had a wife and three ebildren, Bi De Stael inquiring of Bonaparte who he accounted the finest woman in was allowed no more than 1301. per annum; and yet be contrived to dash
the world, the Emperor replied, "she who bas brought forth the great away in great style. . Indeed, the figure he cut, and expensive pleasures Test number of children;" wm Wostmorland Advertiser.
in which he indulged, excited the suspicions of strängets, one of whom
wrote an anonymous letter to the managers of the office, advising that an cumstances-all insufficient to punish the offender? What can we, wbat investigation should take place. The managers entertained not the slight. can the public do in similar cases ?-We are, Sir, est suspicion of Oliver, whose conduct was always marked by a strong
Your very obedient servants, apparent interest in the welfare of the concern. They, however, pro- ! 233 and 234, Borough, Oct. 14, 1825. W. BROCKSOPP & Sors. ceeded to examine the accounts, and found certain variances, which could only be accounted for by a systematic course of robbery. The prisoner
ACCIDENTS, OFFENCES, &c. was immediately apprehended. He seemed to suffer great agony of mind,
MURDERS AT BIRTLE-CUM-BAMFORD. and did not raise up his head from his band during the examination. Me
(FURTHER PARTICULAS.) Harwood, accountant in the Sun Fire Assurance office, stated, that the
The unfortunate victims were a man and his wife, Benjamin and Alice prisoner was employed as clerk, and it was his duty to receive the money
the money Cass, the former 65 and the latter 76 years of age, who occupied a small
ca paid upon premiums on policies of insurance, and to hand it in at the
at the farm of their own, in an extremely retired spot, at Birtle-cum-Bamford, banker's. He (witness) had examined the books, and found that the som. Lahe
um. about three miles from Bury. Early on Sunday morning, the brother of of 611. had not beeo entered on the 17th of April, as paid by Mr Gardener,
her: Cass entered the house, as was his custom, wlica a most dreadful specnor had any such sum been entered at all. (Here a receipt for the sum of
tacle presented itself. The miserable couple were stark corpses before 611. with the prisoner's name attached to it, was puit in.) Witness knew I him, covered with frightful wounds, “ the least a death to nature," and the writing to be Mr Oliver's.-Mr Gardener, of Paternoster row, book
the spot around them deluged with their blood! His brother was sitting seller, deposed, that on the 17th of April he paid into the hands of soine in
in his chair, in a reclining position, and the wife with her right arm round person in the office the sum of 611. and received the receipt produced for it
his neck. The head of the woman was literally crushed by a blow inflicted It was stated, that upwards of 150 cases could be produced against him. witle tbe poker. 'The man had received a tremendous stroke with the edge He decliped saying any thing, and was remanded for further examination. I
of a spade, which had laid the back of his head completely open, and bis MARLBOROUGH STREET.
Nose and chin were split across. There was every reason also to imagine, On Friday, Mr Planta, of the British Museum, stated that two young from the difference of the weapons and the situation of the bodies, that it ladies, while viewing the Museum, were met by two well-dressed fellows, was the barbarous work of more than one hapd. On searching the prewith white hats, and who annoyed the young ladies by following them.
by following them. mises, a desk, which contained the will of the deceased, and a variety of This was at first disregarded, but the fellows having observed the ladies family docum
adies family documents, was found to have been removed from a chest of drawers in an unfrequented part of the Museum, exposed themselves in a very dis. upon which it usually stood; it was broken open, and the papers were gusting manner. The ladies immediately retired; but the fellows came scattered about, but none seemed to have been carried away ; and a watch in copiact with them a second time, and repeated their brutal conduct. hung in a sinall leather bar over the chinney.piece untouched. On proMr Conant said, he would send officers to the Museum with orders to
ceeding np stairs to the bed-room, lls. 10d. were found upon the windowtake the fellows into custody. Mr Planta said he would consult the Board ledge, and in a small crevice, wrapped in a piece of rhg, ihree sovereigas before he accepted the assistance of the officers.
and four ball-sovereigns were discovered, which had probably been a UNION HALL.
hoard. It is supposed that the sanguinary ruffians must have been scared ANOTHER ROBBERY BY A SERVANT.
from their quest of plunder by some threatened interruption.-An inquest TO THE EDITOR OF THE EXAMINER.
was held on Monday, before Mr Farrand the Coroner, and a respectable On Wednesday, William Sharpless, a porter in the employ of Messrs Jury, which sat frow nine in the morning qotil six in the evening, daring Brocksopp and Sons, extensive tea-dealers and grocers, in High street, which time a number of witnesses were examined; but our reporter was Southwark, was charged with a robbery under the followiog circum- not permitted to be present. Nothing couclusive, however, was arrived stances. Mrs Brocksopp being sworn, stated that in consequence of pre-at, and an adjournment was resolved upon. A suspicious character, named vious suspicion, and at the request of one of ber sons, she watched the Diggle, underwent a rigid examination on Wednesday, at the adjourned prisoner when about going to his dinner the day before. Having waited in quest, and some clothes he had offered for sale were clearly proved until the other men who work in the back warehouse were gone, he took to have been the property of the murdered man. The inquest again two or three pieces of soap out of the soap-bion, and put into his pocket. adjourned. [From the Manchester Guardian.) Mrs B. immediately ran from her hiding place, and desired one of the Mr Garnett, the publisher of this paper, attended at the inquest. When young men to seize the prisoner and search bim. On seeing the young he entered the inquest room, there were several persons present, besides man making op to hin, Sharpless ran to the binn and throw back part of the Coroner (Mr Ferrand, of Oldham inquest notoriety) and the Jury. the soap.
Before the proceedings commenced, a constable turned out one or two Jobn Craft slated, that on coming to the spot, the prisoner said, “I know persons, and attempted to turn out Mr Garnett, but he refused to go. The what you want," taking at the same time the remaining piece of soap from constable communicated this to the Coroner, and the following dialogue his pocket, and giving it up to hio. Sharpless now threw off his hat and took place :-The Coroner: I understand there are some persons present something appeared to fall out of it into a cask, on examining which was who are connected with newspapers. If so, I desire they will arow there found a paper-cap that the prisoner was in the babit of wearing, contain- selves.- Mr Garnett: I am connected with a newspaper.-Coroner: ing about len ounces of fine Hyson tea. The man finding he was de- Where do you come from, Sir?-Mr Garnett: From Manchester tected, fell on his knees, and begged to be allowed to escape.
Corner: Then don't you think that it would be much better if you would The officer (Hammond) stated, his having found at the prisoner's lodg.. stay at Manchester, and mind your own business, and let me and the Jary ings a quantity of lump sugar, Spavish juice, raisins, currants, candied pind our's here?-Mr Garnett : Sir, I am the best judge of my owa lemon peel, balls of twine, and a variety of grocery articles secreted in a business.-Coroner: I am sure the business of coroners' inquests was large basket in his bed-room, and also a quantity of moist sugar in a large much better conducted before, newspaper reporters weddled with then, pau under the bed.
and when coroners were left entirely to themselves;' that is my firm Mr George Brocksopp was questioned as to the value of the soap, and opinion, and I have had a few years' experience as a coroner. Erer since he replied about a shilling.
the second day of the Oldham inquest, i bave made it a rule not lo permit The Prisoner urged in his defence, that having accidentally broken a any reporter whatever to be present at any inquest that I bold. Pray, Sir, bar of soap, he put it into his pocket, being afraid he should be scolded. what do you attend here for!-Mr Garnett: I attend here as one of the The articles found at his lodgings, were, he said, part of bis stock when King's subjects; all of whom have a right to be present in this open Court he failed in business two or three ago. As to the tea in his paper-cap, he of Justice.-Coroner : It is not an open court : it is no Court at all; it is knew nothing about it.
only a Grand Jury If it was a Court, there would be a place assigned The presiding Magistrate (M. Swabey, Esq.) said that there could be for holding it.-Mr Garnett: I should be sorry to say any thing which no doubt as to the soap baving been stolen, but unless the goods found at might be considered disrespectful to you, and I do not like to quote autbo. the lodging could be sworn to, he should use his discretion, and not send rities upon a professional geotleman; but you must be aware that there the prisoner to take bis trial for so trivial a theft.
are, in Hawkins and otber text writers, many passages which show that Mr Geo. Brocksopp said that certainly he could not swear to the articles a Coroner's Inquest is an open Court, and that even the appellation of then produced by the officer, but be considered their being found under « Coroner" is derived from the publicity of his proceedings-o in coropli such very suspicious circumstances, would, when coupled with the proof populi."-Coroner: I deny that it is an open Court, or a Court at sl. of theft as regarded the soap, weigh something in the minds of a Jury. But if it is a Court, I am the head of it; and I bave a right to make such Surely the case was clear enough. The principle was the same, whether regulations in it as I consider necessary for the due administration of jus only a bar of soap or more was stolen. It was improbable they should tice, and I will not have any person bere, who can disclose to the world ever detect a'servant stealing more at one time than what was found on the wbat ought to be confined to the breasts of the Coroner and the Jury.prisoner; and if he were not sent to take his trial, how could they ever | Mr Garnett: But there are several gentlemen here who are not connected punish him or any one else under similar circumstances.
with this inquest.-Coroner: Yes; but they are not reporters. Mr. Gar. Mr Swabey replied that Mr B. might“ go and tell the same story" to nett: The law koows no distinction, that I au awore of, between Repøi. the Grand Jury at the next Sessions, and possibly they might find a bill; ters and otber persons.--Coroner: Well; but I shall have no one present but for his part, he considered the robbery too trivial to send a man to who will publishı, or who has it in his power to publish, what takes place trial for. The case was therefore disipissed.
here Mr Garnett: The other gentlemen who are here can publish what Now, Mr Editor, wbat security has the public against robbery by ser-passes. After they leave this place, they can, and, no doubt ibey will, vanis, if it is to be set down for law, thai a man may, with impunity, disclose to their friends the circumslances which occur here.-Coroner: ! steal if he steals only to the extent of 1 lb. of soap, even ander such hope they will do no such thiog; however, they cannot pablish them in circumstances as related above-sucli direct proof of theft? The article newspapers, which is illegal.-Mr Garnett: I do not see that that made seen to be taken found on his person-acknowledged by the prisoner to any difference. Ill, in a newspaper, publish any thing contrary to law, have been stolen by him-a variety of goods found under suspicious cir. I am liable to legal proceedings for so doing.Coroner: You shall pos
Jish nothing that passes bere, I'll promise you. You shall not stay here; | as falsely pretend 'an extraordinary commission from Heaven, or terrify and I desire you in go ont inmediately --Mr Garneit: I have a right to and abuse the people with false denunciations of judgments. These, as remain here; and I certainly shall remain, until I am removed by force.- tending to subyert all religion by bringing it into ridicule and contempt, Coroner: Then I shall order the constable to put you out.--Mr Garnett; I are ponishable by the temporal Courts with fine, imprisonment, and inVery well, Şir; then I shall take such legal proceedings as I shall be ad- / famonis corporal punishment."-Oxford Paper. vised to take.-Coroner : Very well. Jordered out some other Reporters | M, Lewis, inaster lighterman, of Princes-street, Lambeth, was on Mon. on Monday. I apply the same rule to all without distinction.-Mr Gar- day attacked by a bullock, while on the footpath at New Cross, on the nett: So I understand, Sir; I certainly do not accuse you of any partia.. | Lewisham road. Mr Lewis held np his arms to turn him back, when the lity on that score.-Coroner: Then why don't you go out when I direct | beast struck him on the breast with his head, and just as he was falling, you, as they did?-Mr Garnett :- Their submissiou to an illegal exercise one of his horns entered the left eye of the deceased, who fell to the ground of authority is no precedent to me.-Coroner: Then you will not go out? insensible, in which state lie was carried to the work house. Mr Hutfall, -Mr Garnett: Not until I am removed by force.-Coroner: Very well; surgeon, saw him tbe following morning, when he was in a very low state, s Constable, order him to go out; and if he refuses, put your hand upon bim, and quite insensible. His left eye was out, the horn of the beast having and put hiin out (Tbe Constable here advanced towards Mr Garnett). entered just above the eyelid, and passed throngh the orbit into the brain, -Mr Garnett: Wbat is your name?-Constable : Henry Coop:-Mr from which injury he died on Wednesday afternoon. Garnett: Are you Constable of Birile?-Constable: Yes.-Coroner: Mr Hulmer, of Easton cottage, Bushey, put an end to his life on WedStop a moment. What is your naine, pray ?-Mr Garnett: My name is nesday morning, by drowning himself in a pond at the bottom of his garden. Jeremiah Garnett.--Coroner: Where do you reside ?–Mr Garnett : In Some severe domestic affliction is assigned as the cause. The act of suicide Manchester,--Coroner: What Newspaper are you connected with ?--Mr was seen by a hedger, who had not the power or the resolution to assist Garnett: I am printer and publisher of ihe Manchester Guardian.-Coro- the afficted suicide. per : For what purpose do you attend this inquest ?- Mr Garnett: I have SHOCKING Suicidb.-On Friday morning, Mr Paule, a furrier, in St already told you, Sir, I attend as one of the King's subjects, all of whom Martin's lane, threw himself from a room at the Feathers Tavern, Waterbave a right to attend here, so long as there is room for them, and they loo road, into the area below, being a distance of three stories. He conduct themselves with propriety, which I trust, I have done. I am not was killed on the spot. His back was broken, and his heart, it is said, bouod to give any further explanation.—Coroner: Now, I desire you will was ruptured by the fall. He went into the house a few mivutes before go out of the room. You see you interrupt the proceedings of this inquest. be accomplished the catastrophe, walked up, stairs, appearing very much -Mr Garnett: Sir, I have not interrupted the proceedings of the inquest; agitated, and ordered breakfast.' The waiter, who was cleaning the room,
and I beg you will not say so.-Coroner: If you had not beep here, we requested him to walk down stairs into a lower room, which he did. The | should have been going on with the business. -Mr G: It may be so; but waiter followed, but before be got into the room, Mr B. had thrown himself
you will please to recollect that this interruption has been perfectly gra- out of the window. A gold watch and 201. were found in his pocket. It * iuitous on your part.-Coroner: Well, you see that this room is quite is said that there was on Thursday a meeting of his creditors, in which
crowded enough without you, and I desire you will go out.- Mr Garnett: they had manifested a hostile disposition towards him. 3. There is quite room enough for me, and I shall not go out until I am re- About twelve o'clock on Monday night, a fire broke out in the premises * moved by force.-Coroner : Constable, put him out. The constable here of Mr Field, carpenter, of Charles square, Old street road, which soon took hold of Mr Garnett, and put him out at the door.
comurunicated to those of Mr Donne, carrer and gilder. There was not We have not at present time for any comments on this very curious pro.water until the wbole was inveloped in flames, which in fact had burned ceeding. We bave no doubt whatever, that all persons bare a right to be completely down before the engines arrived. The fire was confined to the present at a Coroner's Inquest; and in support of that opinion, we give above premises. ibe following authorities.-Mr Justice Blackstone, speaking of certain inquests not being traversable, says it is because of the notoriety of the Coro
BIRTHS. ner's Inquest, super visum corporis, at which the inbabitants of all neigh. On the 28th ult. the lady of the Rev. A. Ardagh, rector of Mayglene, diocese bouring vills are bound to attend.”_" The examination before the Coro.
of Meath, of a son--her 17th child, 11 of whom are living ner is an inquest of office ; it is a transaction of notoriety, to which every
On Sunday se'onight, at Alphington, the wife of Mr Way, yeoman, of three
girls, two of whom are since dead." person has a right of access.”- Lord Kenyon.We shall take the best the wife of a poor husbandman, near Tiverton, who had already nine children legal means of ascertaining whether Lord Kenyon or the Oldham Coroner
living, was on Saturday week delivered of three girls, who are likely to live! is the better authority on this point.
On Tuesday, at Winchester, the Lord Bishop of Barbadoes (Dr Coleridge) to Rior.--OXFORD, Oct. 7.-A Mr Mulock commenced preaching in | Miss Renneli, eldest daughter of the Very Rev. the Dean of Wincbester. Oxford about 12 months since, in a public auction-room. He had a pre
On the 5th inst. George Meara, Esq. of Canaghmore, county of Waterford, to
Sarah Catherine, third daughter of the lato Hon. Edward and Lady Arabella vious acquaintance with Mr Hunt, a chymnist, who invited him to Oxford, Ward, of Castle Ward, county of Down. and soon gained him anotber disciple, in the person of a young gentleinan On Saturday week, Edward Rose Tunno, Esq. of Upper Brook street, to of considerable academic acquirements. The young man heard Mr
| Caroline, second daughter of J. M. Raikes, Esq. of Portland place. Mulock and Mr Hunt, became a convert to their dark doctrines, struck
On the 8th inst. Sir William George Hylton Jolliffe, Bari. to Miss Eleanor
Pagett, second daughter of the Hon. Berkeley Pageit. bis pame from the College books, and fixed himself as a dependent on his On the 11th inst. Thomas Hay, jun. Esq. of Grafton street, Fitzroy square, to father--for sucb be most remain, unless he becomes an itinerant preacher. | Jane Sarah, second daughter of Nicholas Jourdain, Esq. of Finsbury square. , Soon after, another young man, terrified by the horrid threats held out in
On the 12th inst. Lloyd Bamford Hesketh, Esq. to the Lady Emily Lygon.
At Bentley. Hants, on the 13th inst. Joseph M.Carogher, M.D. of Parnham, the discourses of the soi disant sole teacber of the Gospel, became his
to Jane, eldest daughter of Captain Ommanney, R.N. of Northbrook Alouse. follower. He is the son of Mr Arnott, one of the Clarendon readers. The On the 13th inst. at Kennington, the Rev. Benjamin E. Nicholls, B.A. of three persons above-mentioned are the leading members of Mr Mulock's
Walthamstow, to Miss Amelia Poynder, of Kennington. communion, since his return to Oxford, where he has gained few con.
DIED. verts, except amongst the most ignorant classes, but his preaching bas On the 28th ult. Mr Matthew Marshall, aged 50. He was serjeant major in produced much evil. Ap honest and industrious workman, in possession the Enniskillen dragoons, and was present on the memorable field of Wateripo, of some little property, who had lived happily with his wife and family
In the action of the 18th, the Enniskillens charged in line, when Marshall's
squadron dashed in to the thickest of the enemy's phalanx, and were cut off from for 15 years, has been induced to desert them, from a conviction that he
the other troops of the regiment. Marshall, while sabring one of a party of mi sbould not hold a communication with the flesh,—with the reprobate, cuirassiers on his right, had his bridle arm broken by a stroke from an enemy with those doomed to eternal perdition-(his wife would not become a
on his left, and had not proceeded much farther when he was beset by another follower of Mr Mulock). The separating of wires. from husbands, and
crowd of French cavalry, and hurled from his horse by a lance which penetrated
bis side ; while he was falling he received a heavy blow across the body, and children from parents, wbich evidently proceeded from the preaching of another which broke his right thigh. He lay for some time unconscious of every the leader, and from the terrific persuasions of his followers, at length object, except when goaded to seusibility by the hoofs of tho enemy's horses aroused public indignation --Thursday evening last, a scene of extraor
careering over his mangled body: the ground afterwards became somewhat
clear: he espied a horse without any rider, towards which ho crawled, and was dinary riot and confusion took place in St Thomas's parish ; a report
about to mount, when a French trooper, gallopping up, cut down poor Marshall having been circulated that Mr Mulock had induced several men to leave in the midst of his hopes, inflicting several severe wounds on his body. This their wives because they would not conform to the new creed which their
part of the field was again occupied by the French, of whoso presence Marshall
was first made aware by one of the gunners making his mangled body a resting bosbands had adopted. A vast concourse of men, women, and children, place for his foot, while ramming his gun. The battle having concluded, Marshall collected in front of a honse in which the new sect was assembled, and remained on the field, with nineteen lance and sabre wounds, for two days and commenced hostilities by making a bonfire of wet straw, in order to smoke
three vights. On the regiment returning home, he was discharged with a pen. them out; they then assailed the house with the most discordant sounds of
sion of 28. a-day. He has since resided in Belfast, where he maintained the
character of an intelligent, unassuming, and strictly honest and industrious man. tin ketiles, borns, &c. and after some time succeeded in dislodging them; -Northern Whig. wben, in their retreat, they were attacked with every species of missile, Mr Crossdill, the celebrated violoncello player; he came over from Paris in and several times rolled in the dirt. Two of the party took shelter in the 1821, to be present is an instrumental personner at the Coronation--he havinr
also been engaged at that of (eorge III. Town Hall yard, in a most deplorable condition, their coats beiog nearly
On Sunday, Mrs Hannah Want, at Ditchingharn, Norfolk, in the 106th year torn off their backs, and their persons completely covered with mud and of her age : throughout her long life she enjoyed a state of uninterrupted health. filth of every description. On their leaving the Town Hall yard, they
On the 11th inst, at Hertingfordbury, aged 72, the Rev. Henry Ridley, D.D. were again booted and pelted with oud until they effected tbeir escape.
Rector of that parish and St Andrew's, Hertford, and of Kirby Uuderdale,
Yorkshire; Prebendary of Gloucester, and one of his Majesty's Justices of the W e think it necessary, by way of conclusion to this paragraph, to give, Peace. Dr Ridley was uncle to the present Sir M. W. Ridley, Bart. M.P. and for the perasal of our readers, a clause from Blackstone's Commenturies, brother-in-law to the Lord Chancellor. book iv. chap. 4,4" of offences acaipst God and religion A seventh 1.. On Friday ult. Mr Thomas Bluck, of Brockton, in this county, suddenly in
his chair soon after dinner, having made a hearty meal. Two of his brothers, but species of offenders in this class are all religious impostors ; sucb a few years since, died in a similar manner.-Salopian Journal.
On Sunday. Mrs Hathat of (corge 111.Perlorner at the Coroner from Paris in