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It turns out that only 7000 men are to be added to the army, in- designated as “ a gentleman ;” and we are at a loss to know why his stead of 15,000; and the Globe and Traveller states positively that name, which there can hardly be a doubt must have been made known at even the smaller augmentation met with a strong opposition from the inquest, was not published in the newspapers. Au extract from his a part of the cabinet. The mover of the Address in the Lower letter was read, in which he asks" who ever dreamt of meeting with House announced that not one man of the additional troong is wanted such feelings" (namely, grief at her and his child's death!!) “ in the for Ireland, but that they are destined for India, and for the better ar
I bosom of an Italian flower-girl?" and he expresses his savage wish, that rangement of the system of reliefs in the colonial forces. The Globe'and
she had died with “ her brat," and freed him from “ both incumbrances, Traveller also furnishes the following curious information, which tal
at once!" This language deprived the poor girl of her reason, and she
poisoned herself in a state of melancholy madness. Now the lato assigns lies with Mr. BROUGHAM's admirable hit at the Chancellor, in his
no punishment to a scoundrel like this “ gentleman," who unfeelingly speech on the Address :-" The Lord CHANCELLOR is the framer of hurries to the grave an unhappy creature whom he has first cheated of the Bill to suppress the Catholic Association. Mr. PLUNKETT de- her innocence. It is, therefore, the more necessary that the only punishclared that he could not master the difficulties which presented them- ment which can be inflicted in such a case-namely, the public odiumselves in framing such a measure, as Associations suppressed under should fall upon the offender; and we consider every one who screens particular names and descriptions, might start up under others. The him from this infliction, by suppressing his name, to be wanting in a sense LORD CHANCELLOR thinks he has overcome the obstacles The Bill of morality and justice, and failing in duty to the public. We now call which will probably be first brought into the Lords, by the Lord
Jupon all who attended the inquest, or are otherwise acquainted with the CHANCELLOR, will be forced through Parliament as rapidly as the
name, to communicate it to us; and we promise, if we can obtain it, to
ment as rapidly as the hold up the self-styled “ gentleman” to the indignation of all men of forms of proceeding will permit. In all its stages, it is expected it humanity and lovers of justice.- We cannot help comparing the publie will encounter the most strennous opposition."
feeling manifested in the case of Mr. KEAN with the apathy shewn in
regard to the concealed “ gentleman," whose crime makes the offence of The Times gives the following account of another extraordinary pro the actor appear a mere peccadillo. It is attempted to drive out of his ceeding at the Cape of Good Hope, the Governor of which, if not sans profession a performer who has committed adultery with a married reproche, seems to be undoubtedly sans peur:
woman of loose conduct and character, and who had besides incurred the « A Captain Carnell had been accused of harbouring the unfortunate | legal penalty and the moral odium. But when an unfeeling wretch seduces Edwards (sentenced to transportation for a libel on Lord C. Somerset an unprotected girl from her situation, and after the gratification of his himself) after his attempt to escape the sentence of transportation. On lust, not only abandons her, but scoffs at her maternal sorrow for the death this charge Mr. Carnell was prosecuted by the Fiscal, who obtained of his own child, no particular sensation is created in the public mind; the against him a judgment of twelve months' banishment from the colony. statement in the newspapers is read, elicits perhaps a passing remarkCaroell removed the cause to the Court of Appeals, where the sole | “ how shocking!” and is quickly consigned to oblivion with the other judge was Lord Chas. Somerset! This considerate officer of justice had | ephemeral “ accidents and offences" of the day. Not a word of indigthe humanity to annul the sentence against which Mr. Carnell remons nant comment from the moral newspapers; the most moral groaners at trated, and to grant him the mild commutation of a five years' residence at Mr. Kean do not run to the house where this poor girl lived, to learn the Botany Bay!”
name of her barbarous seducer, in order that they might mob his house It is stated in a letter from Washington, of the 5th of January, that the and hoot him along the streets. Though he is said to “ rank high in bill to abolish imprisonment for debt was ordered for a third reading life," it is very possible he may be a banker or a lawyer : we question, in the Senate on that day.
however, if the very moral exclaimers against stage profligacy would The Minister of Public Instruction in Russia is very much alarmed lest withdraw their deposits from his custody, or take their papers from his the people should have too much knowledge, which he compares to the office, even though his name and infamy were blazoned in every newssuperabondance of salt, which spoils good fictuals. Undoubtedly, if we | paper in the land.-We shall say no more at present; but we earnestly consider the people as the natural food or prey for the great personages | hope that some one of the many persons who must be acquainted with to whose convenience the Minister of Instruction devotes them, any great the name we have called for, will immediately put us in possession of it; quantity of instruction is apt to make them somewhat tough and hard of and we will then speak further upon this most inhuman proceeding. digestion. In any other way, we do not see that the Minister need be Case Of ConSCIENCE._" To The Editor OF THE GLOBE AND TRAafraid of excessive instruction. The notion of Russian boors bringing velleR.-Sir, I have been, from my childbood, troubled with a large their rhetoric to an excessive degree of polish, is one that may be safely bunuion, on the second doigt (in this age of delicacy I must not use the pronounced to be visionary.-Globe and Traveller.
English word), of my rigbt foot. For several years I have found it necesINDIAN TYRANNY.-The crime of Mr. Fair, the Editor of the Bombay card to emplo a particnlar shoemaker, the only one who has ever made a Gazette, for which he has been banished froin India by its Rulers, is, it shoe for me in which I could walk with any comfort. Several of my seems, that of giving an incorrect report of some law proceedings in his
friends, however, have suggested to me the impropriety of having any journal! The oppression and meanness of these doings equally disgrace
further dealings with this man, it having come to light, within the last the Authorities at home and abroad: those who perform and those who
week, that he had not only made free with another man's wife, but that, permit them-as the verse runs, “ The Devil and the King divide the prize."-On this topic the last Oriental Herald contains some sensible
when taxed by her husband with the fact, he had the baseness to deny it,
and that in the strongest possible terms. It is true that be has a wife and observations. SIR R. Wilson.-An article from Paris, of January 30, says, “ Our
family of his own, from whom he kept bis infidelity equally a secret, and readers recollect the prohibition of the French Government to Sir Robert
who are very creditably supported by his industry, he being a very diligent, Wilson to return to France with his family. This ex-English General
as well as excellent workman. You will perceive, Sir, the dilemma in has resided for some months at Brussels, and being now desirous of return.
which I am placed. I must either (as my friends tell me) afford a degree ing home by way of Calais, to have the advantage of the steam-boat, he
of undue countenance to immorality, by continuing to employ this person, had applied to the Cabinet of Paris to obtain permission to pass through
or be contented to go about with one foot bare, probably, for the remainder the French territory, and embark at Calais. This application, though
of my life. If you could assist me out of tbis difficulty, you would confer
« PAICOCTETES." supported, it is said, by an English diplomatic character, has been a great favour on, Sir, yours, &c. &c. refused! Sir Robert Wilson has therefore been obliged to proceed with his two daughters to Ostend, where he waits till the weather is fair to RETURN OF MISS FOOTE TO THE STAGE. return to London." Almost all the provincial papers teem with allusions to the supposed
One of the greatest audiences ever assembled in a theatre, was firmediate dissolution of Parliament. We are enabled to state as a posi-collected last night at Covent Garden, to greet Miss Foote's return to uve fact, that there is no intention at present of dissolving the Parliament the stage. On the entrance of the respective performers, who were Caring this year. The state of Ireland appears too alarming to Ministers favourites with the public,-Mr. C. Kemble, Mr. Jones, Mrs. Gibbs, to allow them to entertain any idea of a general election, till some plan &c., great applause was given; but on the appearance of Miss Foote, bi matured for the permanent tranquillity of that injured nation. We the burst was like an electric shock communicating to all the audience. fear that a Cabinet so discordantly composed as the present is not likely | When the applause subsided, a few dissentient voices were heard, but to agree upon any great or comprehensive measure of relief: but perhaps
they were soon quieted, chiefly by manual force, that soon convinced they contemplate some palliative, which may, for a time at least, allay
the remaining few that silence was most prudent. The performance ile mutual animosity of the hostile parties. Even this, however, seems te them a task not to be accomplished with due effect during the present
then proceeded quietly, with the exception of the applause that atbear; and on that account, principally, all idea of a general election is
tended the passages that could be brought into allusion to Miss in the present abandoned.—Times.
Foote's peculiar circumstances. Her song was rapturously encored, The Reviewer of Art, in the last number of the European Magazine, is and everything indicated a warmth of feeling that must have been trcidedly wrong in attributing the exposures of Blackwood's baseness, highly gratifying to her. wrich have appeared in the Eraminer, to the pen of Mr. C. M. WestMACOTT. The Reviewer might easily have learnt that Mr. W. has had cthing whatever to do with those salutary publications.
JEWS' FREE SCHOOL. ARISTOCRATIC BRUTALITY.–The reader saw, last week, an account of On Friday last, the Jews held their Anniversary, at the London na inquest upon a young Italian girl (CARISTINA MARIE Briscolie) who Tavern, Bishopsgate-street, to celebrate their plan for the education of Jestroyed berself in consequence of the brutal conduct of a “gentleman 600 boys and 300 girls, instituted April 20, 1818, in Bell-lane, Spitalranking high in life," by whom she had been seduced. The case was one fields; and a variety of circumstances conspired to render the meeting.
It was gratifying to contrast the consideration, in which the Jews are FRADELLE.-64, Rummaging an Old Wardrobe, T S.Good.-121, Windsor now held in this country, with their illiberal and cruel treatment in Castle, S. W. REYNOLDS.- Pandora crowned by the Seasons, W. ETTY, A. former times'; and it was no less gratifying to observe, that the Jews-319, John Gilpin, W. F. WITA ERINGTON.-386, The welcome Visitant, themselves are becoming partakers of the spirit of the present times, by J. GLOVER.--352, The Triumph of Rubens, F. P. STEPHANOPP, &c.; providing for the education of the poor, which, till within a very few besides the heart-appealing Sculptures-- Affection, a group, by E. H. years past, had been too much neglected ; another pleasing feature in BAILY, R. A. and 4 Bacchante asleep, by R. W. SIEVIER.–Thus, without the meeting was, that it was not an assemblage of Jews only, but at- any drawback upon, but rather a furtherance of, the ends of the Institutended by people of other denominatiens, both as visitors and subscribers. tion, may the merits of our Artists have an additional chance of reward. SAMUEL JOSEPH, Esq. the President, was in the chair. Some loyal and The Painters who have made an evident advance on their previous patriotic toasts were given, appropriate addresses were delivered by talent, are-Messrs. EASTLAKE, FRASFR, FERRIER, DIGHTON, NEWTON, different gentlemen, and the more serious business of receiving and and HURLSTONE, in Fancy and Common-Life subjects ; Messrs. DANBY announcing new subscriptions was much enlivened by a good band of and WATTS, in Landscape; and Mr. PIDDING, in Still Life. The Vocal and instrumental music. Among the subscriptions referred to, Enchanted Island of Mr. DANBY is poetically painted; and Mr. EASTLAKE's one was of a peculiarly generous nature, and it deserves to be distinctly | Champion has some high requisites of art. Elegance and vivacity of noticed.' Some unknown hand had forwarded to the Treasurer on the feeling and effect belong to Mr. FRADELLE's Earl of Leicester's Visit to two last meetings a sum of 2001. the same generous person gave direc. Amy Robsar. The Messrs. FogGO 100, who paint in fraternal unison on tions this year, that all the children should be clothed' at (his or her) | the same canvass, in comparison with their former efforts, are vigorous expense:
in their historical picture, 381, David and Bathsheba reproved by Nathan. The procession of all the children round the hall was not the least The reproof of crime appears sensibly felt by the accused, and the agreeable part of this most interesting meeting, to which should be
I prophet is a sincere and earnest denouncer of his king's guilt-a singuadded the reciration, by one of the boys, of a poetical Address in the larly reformist priest at Court! According to the picture, Bathsheba's Hebrew language, and of an English translation of it by one of the girls.complexion was not her chief charm.-There are no less than thirty They were both delivered with much propriety of accent and feeling. Prize Pictures, representing Batlles of the Nile and Trafalgar, which colOur readers are here presented with the English translation :
lectively are monotonous; but many of them have merit, and about half« Lo! Charity its green rich branches spreads,
a-dozen are admirable. The arrangement, the light, the swell of the And life, and health, on all around it sheds;
water, the accuracy, and the floating of the ships, commend to our praise Blest are the souls beneath its shade that rest,
256 and 267, by W. DANIELL, R. A.; so do the hurly-burly of the battle, And those who yield it aid are doubly blest,
and the burning, in 233, by S. DRUMMOND, A. R. A." Mr. Sharp's Battle “ This poor vain world is hast'oing to decay,
of the Nile, 234, is distinguished for its identity and entire comprehenIts pleasures, like a dream, will pass away;
siveness of circumstance. At night when the L'Orient blew up-" The All which now charms our wond'ring eyes, shall pass
situation of the English ships are according to their respective log books,
and the French line is shown from van to rear.” The strong and expanTo death away, and wither like the grass.
sive light from the ill-fated L'Orient showing all the ships, and gradually “ Not such the gen'rous heart, that, like a palm,
receding into the gloomy night, the beautiful and varied colour, careful Rich in itself, can rest secure from harm;
finishing and arrangement of the ships, and the importance given to tlie Can grow, and flourish still in ev'ry clime;
composition by the largeness of the Culloden on the right front of the With constant verdure, mock destroying time.
picture, are among the beauties of this rich picture.—273, Baille of the Kind Patrons--mark the children of your care,
Nile, by Mr. FRASER, is not so complete in extent of shipping or circuiHow, like young plants, they rise, and promise fair:
stance as some of the others; but he has on that account painted more of Some early fruits already crown your toil;
the turmoil and horror of a naval battle, by concentrating and giving And the rich produce proves the genial soil,
size to a few ships and important incidents. He rivets our feelings by “ Beneath your shade, they find a shelter sure,
the crashing fall of the masts and rigging, the horror of the poor fellow's From the world's vices, cares and strife secure :
who are endeavouring to save themselves on a restless and water-immersed While learning, scattering round a cheerful light,
mast, the humane efforts of the British sailors to rescue the sinking Shews scenes of peace, and regions of delight.
enemy, and the fierce and fiery explosion of their huge Admiral-ship.
The execution in this picture is beautiful, and the colour and effect “ While thus, by geu'rous acts, our lives you bless,
powerful.— The intrepidity, activity, and varied employment of a man Our secret feelings, how shall we express.
of war's crew in action, and the pathetic incident of the carrying down Teach us, O Lord! sueb goodness to discern,
from deck of Nelson when mortally wounded, are fine features in Mr. And cause our hearts with gratitude to burn;
DRUMMOND's Battle of Trafalgar, and the gronping is masterly:--la And show'r, as each returning year succeeds,
165, are seen all the terror and intense employment of the sailors on the Thy richest blessings on our Patrons' heads."
deck of the Victory, as she was engaged with the Redoubtable, and the falling of Lord Nelson from a shot. It is a heart-moving and highly
natural scene, from the hand of Mr. DigiTON.— These exhibitions of a FINE ARTS.
part of an extensive naval battle best convey to the mind the “ confusion
worse confounded," the crash, the carnage, and the horrors of a great BRITISH INSTITUTION.
sea-fight. The exhibition of a long line of contending ships, like most On Monday last, the British Institution Gallery re-opened with its annual of these now exbibited, and in the midst of smoke, are portraits of colleotion of Paintings, and a few Sculptures, by British Artists. The shipping, rather than the display of the sinewy, fierce, and sanguinary larger mass of visitors will be amused with the number and variety of tug of maritime war. On this account, we think them the least proper Common Life, Landscape, and Nautical subjects; and the more discerning | subjects for Prize Pictures, unless they were on a very unusual extent of few, with the cleverness, and, in several instances, considerable talent of canvass, so as to admit a detailed representation of the personal conflict some of the Painters; but they will be mortified to find that the Institu- of the men in a ship or two, together with a view of the entire shipping, tion is receding farther than ever from that noble patronage of Historical
( To be continued.)
R. H. Art with which it mainly commenced. We, lament this the more, as we think that, with a proper administration of the power of the Institution
NEWSPAPER CHAT. during the twenty years of its existence, it might have done great things for public taste. There has surely not been wanting sufficient genios Tue WEATHER.-Primroses have been selling in great abundance. among our graphic aspirants to engage their regard and successful Some patronage. We might easily show, that the soil has indeed been rich.
Some say they have heard the cuckoo ; and a wren's nest was found last Whose fault then has it been, that it has not been cultivated ? and why, Chen
week with eggs in it, in the neighbourhood of Exeter. The Glasgow instead of productions which would raise and refine the mind by their
Y: 1 Chronicle says, bees were lately seen flying and the blackbirds singing, beauty and loftiness, have we a succession of little else but pretty and
| as if welcoming the spring. Vegetation is going on in the field, and the pleasing annuals? The responsibility of the Directors to the expectant
usual spring flowers are making their appearance.- The Circulator of taste and wishes of the portion of the British people who appreciate the
Useful Knowledge, Amusement, &c.—a neat and diligent weekly publi
cation. private pleasure and public dignity conferred by the Arts, is greatgreat then, if our suggestions are correct, is the blame. We say this
A few days since, two servant girls who lived in respectable service in with all due esteem for some of the Members of the Institution, who bave
Chepstow, were swindled out of seven pounds by one of those Sybils who a genuine love of Art; but, as a body, we beg the Institution to listen
read to forlorn maidens the secrets of futurity, and who promised them two seriously to the well-grounded complaints of the neglect of the higher
| or three husbands each! branches of Painting.
Necessity Of A SPEEDY ABOLITION OF THE Corn Laws.-The Edir. The greater portion of the Pictures have never been exhibited. We burgh Times (the newspaper which has started with so much spirit, and differ with some of our cotemporaries, who complain of the admittance the success of which does so much credit to the Scotch public) concludes of some which have. It cannot reasonably be expected, that, engaged as an excellent article on the state of the Northern magufacturers with the 60 many of the Artiste must necessarily be, in preparing for other annual following foreible remarks:— " If we hope much longer to maintain our Exhibitions, the extensive Gallery of the British Institution can be filled; superiority in manufacturing over other pations, it is impossible that we why should there not then be a portion of it appropriated to the reception, should continue to eat dear bread for the benefit of the land holders. In for sale, of works exhibited the previous year elsewhere? Many of them skill, spital, ad enterprise, our rivals are rapidly, improving; shall we have talent worthy of renewed inspection, such as--56, The Oriental Love | Den n in those points in which they have the advantage
LA FAYETTB -We erronenusly stated, that the grant to this illustrious upon the faults and follies of any station, if the consorship be equally Patriot passed both Houses of the American Congress unanimously; the exercised on all; but the wretched cant of looking for that from a fact being, that in the Senate the Bill was carried by 37 to 7; and in the player which is not expected from a prer, and ventiog all our excess of House of Representatives the majority was 166 to 26. The American I virtue ou the delioquencies of the former, is miserable. A case in point: Papers account for this opposition by remarking, that it would have been attend to the manner in which the infamy of the miscreant of rank, whose out of anison with the character of their government, if the mensure had atrociously brutal letter murdered the ltalian flower girl last week. The passed without opposition.
fact is simply so, and all the world is as silent as the grave of the victim. CANAL OP AMSTERDAM.-The new canal of Amsterdam, forming a com- By the way too, why is not the name of that fellow published? We conmunication from the ocenn to that great commercial city, exceeds in ceive it must have been exposed at the inquest; and if it could not be dimensions any similar work in Great Britain. A 44 gun frigate appears
inserted in the verdict, we see no reason for its omission in the report. » to have already made the passage with success; and it also appears there
Editorial silence upon this really affecting incident, coupled with a succesis sufficient capacity for even a ship of 80 guns. The projected canal sion of leading articles upon the peccadillo of poor Kean, which, however from Portsmouth is calculated for ships of the line, and, if executed, might coarse and ridiculous, has neither committed murder nor broken hearts, vie with this canal of Amsterdam in depth and width, and in length
exbibit yo small portion of disgusting inconsistency. “A saint in crape would exceed it in the proportion of 100 to 50 miles.- The Circulator.
is twice a saint in lawn,” says Pope; and we presume, by a negative appliSAVING BANKS - These jostitutions begin already to be sadly per
cation of the same rule, a sinner of rank is no sinner at all. If the Press verted.' The great interest allowed of 4 or 43 per cent tempts many
must cant, let it at least be with impartiality... persons in easy or even wealthy circumstances to contrive means of get . The SoudieR AND THE Poet." It is odd enough," said Lord Byron, . tiog their money deposited in them; and if things go on as they vow alluding to Col. Stanhope's zealous perseverance lo establishing news. promise, a heavy tax must by and by be imposed on the whole nation to papers in Greece, “ thai Stanhope, the soldier, is all for writing down the provide extra' interest for a multitude of sly capitalists, who, like parish Turks; and I, the writer, ain all for fighting them down."-Count overseers, are getting fat op elemosynary funds. 22,0001 were deposited | Gamba. in one day in a Savings Bank in the North of England. This shews that L A London Correspondent informs us that a report prevailed in the the English pauper labourers do business in style! -Scotsman.
West-end of town, of the approaching marriage of the rich widow of a Lord Bute's first leyee was crowded. Some one asked, what is the Loudon Banker with the younger brother of a Noble Lord. The gentlematler bere? George Brodenell answered, wby, there is a Scotchuan man has just attained his majority. The lady proposes to selile 100,0001. got into the Treasury, and they cannot get him out again.
upon him, and to present bis sisters with 10,0001. The Irish were forMIDDLE TEMPLE SPOLIATIONS.-The well known avenue of lime-trees, merly celebrated for picking up these sort of things.-Dublin Morning which bas so long ornamented the garden of the Middle Temple, and which during the summer presented so pleasing a prospect from the river, The Lady of a Worthy Alderman who has lately obtained no small bas been consigned to tbe axe, by the absolute mandate of the Benchers,
celebrity, is resolved to give further employment to the Gentlemen of the to be opirersal regret of the other members of the Society. The reason
long robe ; for she has instituted two suits against her liege Lord,-the assigned for this act of Vandalism is, that a few elderly gentlemen will,
one for alimony, the other for the restitution of conjugal rights.-Chronicle. for a few hours during Term time, have a less confined view of the river Mr Brown's Gas Vacuum ENGINE.-Among the various mechanical from the banqueting room, wbich they bave lately erected, for their own inventions which talent and science have bequeathed to the arts since the accommodation, at an enormous expense, out of the funds of the Society. construction of the steam-engine, Mr. Brown's Gas Vacuum Engine holds Whether tbis enlargement of a particular view will contribute to the en
the first rank for ingenuity of contrivance and extent of application. We largement of their views in general, time only can discover.-Morning mention this machine in conjunction with the steam-engine, not only on Paper.-(Some one (observes the Globe and Traveller ) should take upon account of the kindred ability which it displays, but the similarity of purbimself tbe care of these old gentlemen before they do more mischief. Set
poses which it may serve, and the probability that, in certain circumtbe Thames on fire we are sure they will not, but we know not what else
stances, it must supply the place, or supersede the use, of its celebrated they may not do to disfigure the once handsome lon of Court, upon which
predecessor. Chemistry, in ascertaining, long ago, the fact that when a they are exerting their ingenuity. They have most gratuitously and un combustible substance is burnt in atmospheric air, the oxygen of the air is Decessarily built a Parliatpept-room on the river side of their poble hall, at consumed, and a consequent diminution of volume takes place, gave Mr. opce blocking up an open space where it was much wanted, and cutting off Browo one of the principles on which his engine is construcied. Two a view from the river of one of the most venerable ornaments its banks had
gases, oxygen and hydrogen, burnt together in certain proportions, form to boast of. Now it seems they have cut down the fine avenue of limes,
water, and consequently, if the combination were effected in close vessels because they want to see the water. Water indeed! They can see their by an electric spark, would leave nearly a vacuum. But the oxygen of bottles, which is much more to the purpose. Their whole conduct betrays the common air' composes only one-hifth of its volume, and consequently, a restlessness very unbecoming in such ancient persons ]
though entirely consumed by entering into union with hydrogen, would STATUE OF NAPOLEON.We learn from Mr Memes' interesting “ Me.
only give us a diminution of volume to a fifth. The hydrogen contained, moirs of Capova" just published, that the celebrated Statue of Napoleon, in coal or oil gas not being pure, and containing carbon, would not, though by Cadora, was presented by the French King to the British Government, burnt, create such a vacuum as hydrogen. This applies, however, only by whom it was subsequently given, says Mr. Memes, “ to the Duke of to the result of combustion in close vessels : the effect is very different Wellington, in whose house in Piccadilly it now stands-below a stair when open yessels are employed. In the latter case, the heat arising from where it not only cannot be seen to any advantage, but where it is exposed the combustion expels the incombustible part of the common air along to all manner of accidents.”—This is just what might be expected from with the products of the action; so that if the vessel be sbut at the instant ; the lacky Commander at Waterloo.- Napoleon below the stairs of Wel.
of inflammation, a near approach to a perfect vacuum is wade. The effect lington! “ To what base uses may we come at last, Horatio ?”
of a little burning paper in emptying of air the glasses used in cupping, is BADIZBRS - I bare known some of those bruizing fellows in the army, a familiar example of the fact, and a test of the extent to which its force -odeed every regioient has its bully,—but although they were always may be carried witbout any care in the experiment. Mr. Brown's machine forward enough to abuse and tyrannize over their fellow-soldiers who consists of a contrivance, by which, in consequence partly of this combimere not of the fancy, I never knew one of them that displayed even ordi. nation of the inflamınable matter with oxygen, and parily of the expulsion nary courage in the field ; and it was invariably by fellows of this descrip of the air by heat, the cylinders employed are emptied of their contents, tag thal outrages such as those perpetrated at Badajos were committed. and an approximation to a vacuum is produced, the valve through wbich -Recollections of the eventful Life of a Soldier.
the gases escape preventing the admission of air. If the power be thus A Bookseller at the West-end of the town, whose zeal for the Constilu acquired, it may of course, like that of steam, be applied to endless ties in Churcb and State, and regard to the Coronation Oath, is notorious mechanical purposes. Mr. Brown's engine has been seen and examined at least to Lord Kenyon is publishing the Menoirs of a celebrated by many emiuent scientific characters, and by them its efficacy as well as Courtezan, “ written by herself." This delectable production is com- ingenuity has been generally acknowledged. The great question lies Based in somethiog between the Faublas and George Aune Bellainy style, in its comparative merits in relation to the steam-engine. On this subject and not without some spriteliness; but what renders it most remarkable, is it may be stated, without entering into particulars, that the pneumatic
lie, opet svention of all the preux chevaliers of quality, who have paid | engine being light and portable, is therefore well adapted to propel i beje derotious at the sbrine of this bewitebing Lais and her three sisters; carriages on roads and rail-ways; that the expense of working it is in most
It ibe fainily appearing to have adopted a similar frank and professional situations moderate, and in some very trifling; that it is entirely free from boree of conduct. Thus we bave amorous adventures of every grade of the danger, as it is impossible that the cylinders can burst, though they might petrage, from the Duke to the simple Baron ; as well as of all sorts of collapse; and that the original cost of the machine, as well as the expenses. Danaoners who have been capable of voting the adequate supplies. Tbeillus- of wear and tear, are small compared with those of the steain-engine. As trong and usillustrious ; first warriors of Europe and venerable statesinen, applied to drain mines in the neighbourhood of coals, its advantages over,
Barried and single; roués and grave admirers of social order ;-all are other inodes of operation cannot be disputed. Though we have seen this i n up without omitting a letter of ihe name, and the exposure is truly ingenious machine in action, we would not venture to pronounce so decis. writlagt. Now without resting a moment on the veracity of such a coin. sively on its merits, unless we had authority superior to that of, our own Depicant, we conceive that no stretch of impudence or daring could found opinion for stating, that “it is new in its application, safe and effective à book thus handling characters of the higbest raak, without the slightest in its operation, and less expensive, both in its construction and mode of *sguise, upog anything short of matter of fact; and we call upoo our Vice working, than any other artificial power with which we are acquainted,”Suppressors, our abusers of poor Kean, and the furious puritans of the Mr. Brown has executed an order for a small half-horse p wer for the
cient and modern to declare in that mights particulars our own | King'; and bis Maie tv could not, certainly, possess oa ja see more
CHRISTIAN EVIDENCE SOCIETY -The meetings of this Society continue The LORD Chief Justice.-I entirely agree with my Learned Brothers, to be regularly held every week, on Tuesdays and Fridays, alternately, If the opinion expressed by the Court upon this question have the effect at the Crown and Anchor; and they are attended by crowded and re of rendering persons in business more calitious of giving credit, it will be spectable audiences. The interest of the subject matter of discussion, an effect highly beneficial to infants, to fathers, to husbands, to friends, and the eloquence and learning which have been displayed on either side and relations. It will be also most beneficial to those who have goods for of the most important inquiry in which man is interested, could bardly sale. For it is obvious enough, from the daily experience of Courts of fail to render this public discussion very stimulating and attractive. Justice, that he who trusts another without due caution, often finds in the Archdeacon Paley's celebrated work on the Evidences of the Christian
end that he has parted with goods for which he is never likely to receive Religion is the immediate topic of debate. Many Ladies regularly one farthing attend ; and the proceedings are conducted with great decorun.
Friday, Feb. 4. Ngw MODE OF ConveyING THE MAIL!--A writer in the Glasgow
ILLEGALITY OF TRAFFICKING IN JOINT STOCK SHARES-JOSEPHS v. Mechanic's Magazine suggests a plan for the transmission of letters
PEBRER. through pipes, similar to the gas or water-pipes. The letters would be
This was an action brenght by the plaintiff, who is a stock-broker, to enclosed in hollow balls, and impelled by forced currents of air created by
recover from the defendapt the price of five 501. shares in the equitable small steam-engines. The post-master at each station would have to
Loan Company, purchased by the plaintiff by order of the defendant. receive the ball, add or take out letters, and commit it to a new line of the cause was tried before Mr. Justice Littledale, and a verdict was pipes, to be impelled to the next town. The principle of the forced air
given for the plaintiff : but last Term a rule had been obtained to show may be understood (says the writer in the Glasgow Mechanic's Magazine) |
8 Magazine) cause why the verdict should not be set aside, and a nonsuit entered, by those who have noticed the mischievous power which boys overt with
After Messrs. MARRYAT and GURNEY had been heard on each side, pea shootors:
The Lord Chief Justice said, he was clearly of opinion that this ComTHE WISE CHILD.
pany was illegal under the Statute of 6 Geo. I. and, therefore, all contracts [From the Fables and Epigrams of LESSING, just published.]
connected with it were void. Indeed all Joint Stock Companies requir. How plain your little darling says “ Mamma ;"
ing and not having a Charter, or Act of Parliament, and having transBut still she calls you “ Doctor,” not“ Papa :"
ferable shares, were illegal, and, therefore, this Rule for a nonsuit must be One thing is clear,—your conscientious Rib
The other Judges were of the same opinion-Rule absolute.
COURT OF KING'S BENCH, DUBLIN.
The Court was occupied for three days, Jan. 25, 26, and 27, with the
trial of this case, which was on information filed by the Attorney-General
for Ireland against the Proprietors of the Star newspaper, for a libel on COURT OF KING'S BENCH.
the Marquis Wellesley, the Lord Lieutenant. The alleged libel consisted Monday, Jan. 31.
of an article in which a character of the infamous Lord Wharton (who was M'INTYRE V. LAYARD.-FALSE IMPRISONMENT.
an Irish Viceroy) was given in a style of irony and insinuation which, it This was an action for false imprisonment. The Plaintiff was a Ser.
was contended on the part of the prosecution, made it evidently intended jeant in the 10th regiment of foot; the Defendant was a Major-General
to apply to Lord Wellesley, and conveyed the grossest insinuations, perand Commanding Officer at Malta, in 1819. In that year, ihe Plaintiff
sonal and political, against that respected Nobleman.-Mr. O'Connell, bad been found guilty of issuing improper provisions to the troops (whichi,
as Counsel for the defendants, made a very ingenious speech. The Athe alleged, was the Commissary's doing, not his) and was sentenced to be
torney-General, he remarked, bad described the Noble Marquis as distin. rednced to the ranks. Shortly after, he was arrested by the order of the
guished by every virtue which is the opposite of the vices attributed to Defendant, and sent to prison, where he was kept four months in close
Lord Wharton :-with what consistency then, he asked, could it be and rigid confinement, without a knowledge of his imputed crime, which
| urged, that the prosecuted article, in truly describing Lord Wharton, so affected his health, that he subsequently became insane. He was at
could lead any render to imagine that Lord Wellesley was meant ? A length discharged, without having been brought to trial, or indeed having
great deal of evidence was adduced to prove the defendants to be .pro. any charge made against him.-Mr. BROUGHAM urged most forcibly to
I prietors of the Star, and the speeches of Counsel chiefly turned upon this the Jury the injuries inflicted on his client, and called upon them to do
point. The Judge was of opinion that the circumstantial evidence of the him ample justice by their verdict. On the other side, it was contended
proprietorship was sufficient, but left the whole case to the Jury. The by the ATTORNEY GENERAL, that the treatment of the Plaintiff' bad not
latter, after being locked up for an hour, intimated that there was no been unnecessarily severe ; that he had been contined as a matter of pre
chance of their agreeing upon a verdict; and after some further delay, the caution, in order that he inight not communicate with Major Trickey, who
Attorney-General's consent was obtained for their discharge. was to have been brought to trial, and who, it was believed, was in collusion with the Plaintiff'; and though the Defendant's conduct might not
POLICE. have been strictly legal, it proceeded from the purest motives.-Verdict
GUILDHALL. for the Plaintiff, damages 2001.- The defence was paid for by the Trea. CLIMBING-BOYS - George William Fountain, a master chimneysury, but the Attorney-General said that the damages would be paid by sweeper, residing in Robinhood court, Shoe-lane, appeared on Wednesday the Defendant. '
to a summons for ill-treating his apprentice, John Brown, a child of about Tuesılay, Feb. 1.
ten years and a half old. From the statement of the boy, his mother, and MONTAGUE V. ESPINASSE.--A CAUTION TO TRADESMEN. two of her neighbours, it appeared that the boy was sent out early on the This was an action for goods sold and delivered, tried before the Lord morning of Wednesday se'nnight, with John Williams, Fonntain's fore. Chief Justice. The goods consisted of jewellery, delivered to the de. man, to sweep a chimney. Williams hurried along the streets so fast that fendant's wife. The total amount of the bill was about 901. but it was the boy could not keep pace with him, and the former returned with bim reduced by sundry payments made by Mrs. Espinasse, to 491. and for this to bis master, requiring the assistance of Brown's fellow apprentice, in sum the Jury found for the plaintiffi-Last term a rule was obtained for a lieu of him. This greatly incensed the master, who, seizing Brown by his nonsuit, against which Mr. PLATT now showed cause, and Mr. SCARLETT | ears, lifted him up by them, and then dashed him down on the floor. This supported the role.
he repeated once or twice, and the boy took the first opportunity to run off Mr. Justice BAYLEY.In this case it appears that the wife of the de. to his mother's, where he arrived, his ears still bleeding, and his month fendant brought him a fortune of no more than 40001. which would pro swollen. She took him to Union-hall, and upon being stripped, the Maduce somewhere about 2001. a-year. Was it to be presumed that a gen gistrales were so satisfied that too much severity had been exercised, that tleman who cannot keep á man servant, whose bouse, according to the they desired the inother on no account to suffer him to return to bis master, evidence, was badly furnished, would allow his wife to lay out nearly a and to lay a complaint against the latter at this office -In reply to the fourth part of that income in jewellery, in the short space of three months ? cbarge, Fountain denied having touched the boy's ears at all. The boy Would not a moment's thought have shown him, that it would be better to had not been at the business long enough to have his knees and elbows Jay out that money in articles of furniture, which would be conducive to hardened by repeated climbing, and the sore elbow was a common thing the mutual comfort of both? There was strong evidence to show that the with young sweeps. This charge of ill-treatment was trumped up on plaintiff in this case trusted the wife entirely on her own account. What purpose to give the mother an opportunity of “raising the wind."- The was his duty ? Certainly not to rest on a presumption that she obtained Mother allowed having received money for the child, and differed only as these things with the authority of her husband, but to go to bim at once, to the amount, insisting that 358. was all she got for him of Fountain, and ask the question, whether he authorised her to obtain such articles or instead of 21. 158. She denied any intention of again disposing of the not. There was no reasonable evidence to go to the Jury, that she had child.The boy stated that he did not know his prayers-bad never said entered into this contract with the authority of her husband. I do not any--never went to church-slept on a bed-ate the same as the rest of mean to say that the Jury had no right to give such a verdict; all I say the family, two slices of bread and butter for breakfast, and meat for dinis, that onless it was clearly shown that she had acted under her husband's ner; was sometimas rolled in the soot and beat with broomsticks; Wilauthority, there was not sufficient evidence to go to the Jury, and there liams bad beat him at home and in the streets the last time because his fore I think the rule should be made absolute for a nonsuit.
feet were sore, his shoes hurt him, and he could scarcely walk.--Sir C. Mr. Justice HOLROYD and Mr. Justice LITTLEDALE concurred in opi- FLOWER : Good God! bow shocking a recital have we beard this day!
on abil on be bonchtondold mith im
punity at so much per head ?-Mr. BøresFORD (the Chief Clerk): A ladies remained at Northfeet on Sunday, and on Monday they returned siailar purchase was exposed at another police-office only a day or two to London. The deceased juinped into a boat, and desired to be rowed ago. —Sir C. FLOWER : Why, such bargains seem to equal in enormity to Gravesend, where his vessel was. The boat had reached the vessel, the African slave-trade. As to the boy, he has been brought up like a when the deceased stood up and fired a pistol at his bead; the ball lodged Hottentot, neither in the fear of the Devil nor the Almighty. You, mo. in the brain, and be fell dead. The deceased attempted his life twice ther, you who have been so hardened as to sell your own child to a sweep, before.-Verdict, Insanity. you are a disgrace to the name of English woman, and to the sex to which For the last three weeks, Gravesend has been kept in a state of anxiety you belong, and you sball never have the opportunity of bartering bim in consequence of the untimely death of Mr. William Bignell, mate of the away again. Let the boy be taken care of, until he shall be better dis. Hythe East Indiaman. On the 8th ult. Mr. Bignell and one of his broposed of. That the boy has been ill-treated, I am satisfied; and not only ther officers went on board apother of the Company's ships lying off by Fountain himself, but by his wife and the foreman; and I shall there. Gravesend, and a short distance ahead of the Hythe, to spend the evening. fore direct all three to be prosecuted by the City Solicitor. The parties They were towed by one of the Gravesend watermen, who was desired to were then ordered to find bail.
wait alongside to convey them back. About 10 o'clock at night, Mr. BigBOW-STREET.
nell and his brother officer got into the boat, and the waterman proceeded CONJUGAL INPBLICITY.-On Tuesday, Mr. Charles Brown, residing at with them back to the vessel; the other officer got on deck first, leaving Bath Cottage, Hornsey, appeared in cnstody, at the suit of his spouse, | Mr. Bignell to settle with the waterman, who demanded six shilliogs for charged with having used certain threats towards her, indicative of his his trouble. Mr. Bignell refused to pay such an exorbitant demand, and intention to do her some grievous bodily harm; and Miss Brown, his called to the other officer, saying the waterman wanted to charge him 6s. ; daughter by a former marriage, appeared also in custody, on a warrant, the other said, “ D-n him, he is like all the other Gravesenders-give charging her with having assaulted the same lady-Mrs. Brown, a very him two." Mr. Bignell presented him the money, which was rejected by tall, stately, and somewhat masculine looking personage, was supported the waterman, who told him he was no gentleman for offering such a by a posse of her acquaintance; she began by stating that she had been trifle. This roused Mr. Bignell's indignation, and he made a blow at the married to Mr. Brown three years, and during the two last he had treated sculler, who missed it by stepping aside, and ibis onfortunate young genber most shamefully. From her statement it appeared that Mr. Brown tleman fell overboard, and sunk to rise no more. The drags were inmekept her occasionally on very short commons; ihat on one occasion bel diately procured, and persons employed themselves for days in endeatrod upon her toes; and that, upon another, he boxed ber ears with her vouring to find the body, but all their exertions proved ineffectual. There own Bible, and not satisfied with this, he pitched bis day. book, and gave are many unpleasant reports in Gravesend relative to the circumstance. ber a cut on the forehead with it, a quarter of a yard long !--she could One of them is, that whenever the body is picked up, it will be found swear, she said, that the cut was a quarter of a yard long. -Mr. Brown, that there is a dreadful wound in his head, done with the boat-book, which on the other hand, declared that he had never struck Mrs. Brown with a is alleged to have been inflicted by the waterman. The unfortunate young Bible, a day-book, or anything else; neither bad he ever trod on her man had in his pockets a valuable musical sauff-box, about 30 sovereigos, toes, though on one occasion she had wantonly dared him to do it. She and a silver hunting watch. placed herself in the door-way, as he was about to enter his house, and, A duel was fought on Wednesday morning on Acton common, between thrusting forth her foot, sbe cried, “ There are my toes, you rascal ! Hugh Blenkinsop, Esq. and a gentleman named Fordyce. The dispute tread upon them if you dare!" To which be replied, “ No, Sophy, my which occasioned the meeting arose from a bet of a rump and dozen relove, I'll not tread upon your toes ; I would much rather give you a kiss!" specting a leap in following the Farley hill hounds. The first fire missed, Upon another occasion in the Christmas holidays, when his daughter and and in the second Mr. Blenkinsop was wounded in the side, but not dantwo of her young friends were playing at cards, Mrs. Brown came out of gerously, and he was able to return bome to his residence in Seymourthe room, in which she chose to pass her time alone, and seizing the cards | street. she threw them into the fire! and because he banded her out of the room Suicide.- Matilda Jennings, who lately figured away in the boxes again for so doing, she took off her shoe, and broke every pane in the and lobbies of the Opera and Theatres, put a period to her existence, at a balf-glass door with it. On another occasion, she poured the scalding miserable apartment in Duke-street, Oxford-street, on Sunday, by taking contents of a tea pot down his bosoin, merely because he iosisted on drink. | acid of sugar. The deceased, it seems, was much reduced in circuming tea with her. In short, his life was rendered miserable through her stances, wbich no doubt led to the rash act. misconduct; and he attributed his miseries to her having got acquainted with certain persons who professed to be righteous over-much-the per
BIRTH. sons who now appeared in her support. These persons were, a little old A few days ago, the wife of Thomas Robinson (a tanner of Boston) to whom lady in very large spectacles, a very talkative and somewhat flippant
she had been married 21 years without haviug any increase in the family, was
delivered of two children, who, with the mother, are doing well. young man, and a clerical-looking elderly in powder; and they very bit-| terly in seighed against Mr. Brown's conduct to his wife, though it did not
On the 25th ult, at Tynemouth, Northumberland, William Clark Wright, Esq. appear that they knew anything about ii-except as they had been in.
eldest son of John Wright, Esq. of Walls-end, to Chariotte Sarah, youngest formed by Mrs. Brown.--Eventually, the Magistrate directed that the
daughter of the late Joshua Parr, M.D. of Pentre park, Carmarthenshire. parties should all find bail to keep the peace towards each other; and he On the 2d inst, at St. Pancras New Church, Mr. H. Teape, of Trinity-square, seriously recommended Mr. and Mrs. Brown to agree upon a separation
to Miss S. Smith, of Judd-place East.
On the 2d inst. John Edward Fordham, of Melbourne Bury, Cambrid as soon as possible.
to Harriet, second daughter of John Gurney, Esq. King's Counsel. HATTON-GARDEN. LOVE AND MADNESS. - On Wednesday, Mr. Henry Paget, a clerk at a
Inp respectable auctioneers in the City, was charged under the following
In Paris, the Earl of Thanet. His brother Charles, the present Earl, had an
interview with his Lordship when his illnesy took a serious turn. His Lordship extraordinary circamstances :-It appeared that the prisoner had been was born June 30, 1709. Though not standing conspicuously forth as a public paying bis addresses to a young woman in Clerken well, but was unsuc. character, he was in private life an inestimable individual. As a landlord,
he obtained the respect and esteem of his tenantry, and was much beloved by cessfal, as she was a few days ago married to another Suitor. The pri
the poorer classes; and as a mere private individual, his conduct was invariably soner then wrote to her the most menacing letters, and declared that he
distinguished by the greatest urbanity, affability, and gentlemanly demeanour. would come prepared on Wednesday evening, with a post-chaise, to carry On the 26th Nov. at High Wycombe, Bucks, John Hollis, Esq. He was of the her off from her lawful spouse, or blow each other's brains out. The
family of the celebrated Thos. Hollis, and, like his relative, was zealously
attached to the cause of civil and religious liberty. “ Those who knew him young woman not believing the threats would be fulilled, communicated
well (says the New Monthly Magazine ) the poor in his neighbourhood, and the circumstance to her husband ; but at the appointed bour the mad many persons in various situations, who received his benefactions without lorer arrived; and on the young woman refusing to accompany him, he knowing their benefactor, will long expect in vain, if they should expect that
his place in society will be supplied to them."--This patriotic and most bene. drew ont of his pocket a loaded pistol, and presenting it at her, ihreatened
volent man was a Deist, and wrote several theological tracts. to shoot her. Her screams immediately brought assistance, and Davis, a On the 29th ult. in Brighton, aged 63, the Rey. Pakington George Tomkyns, constable, was sent for; and after a desperate struggle (Davis being LL.D). late of Buckinhill-park, Hereford. thrown down stairs, and severely injured) the prisoner was secured.
On Monday, suddenly, aged 30, Mr. William Cartwright, of Chancery-lane,
solicitor. When brought to the Office, five bullets, with about a quarter of a pound On the 1st inst. in Kensington-square, Mrs. Maria Anne Marriott, aged 62, of gunpowder, were found on bis person. -The prisoner, in a very cool relict of the late Mr. William Marriott. manner, declined giving any satisfactory explanation of his conduct, Ou Tuesday, at Bromley, John Shuttleworth, Esq, in his 64th year. vaerely stating that he had a right to carry pistols, powder, and ball about Street, of Colebrook terrace, Islington.
On the 2d iust, aged 19, Margaretta Rebecca, eldest daughter of Mr. J. P. bim, if he pleased , apd there was no evidence in corroboration of that of On the 21st ult, at Bruges, Thomas Roger Palmer, second son of Sir William the young woman. - The Magistrate ordered the prisoner to find good bail. Henry Palmer, Bart.
On the 29th ult. Robert Markland, jun. Esq. of Withington, Lancashire. ACCIDENTS, OFFENCES, &c.
On the 30th ult. at Bath, Richard Bendyshe, Esq. of Barrington-hall, Cam)
bridgeshire. SCICIDE.-An Inquest was held a few days since at Gravesend, on the On the 31st ult, at Great Baddow, Essex, aged 81, Walter Urquhart, Esq.
On the 31st ult. at Kew, Georgiana Amelia, youngest daughter of Sir George body of John Browne, Esq. aged 26, the second officer on board ihe East
Quentin, aged 19 months. India Company's ship Waterloo. It appeared that about five years since "Mr. Vere Villabois, a Russian merchant, dropped down dead in his chair on the deceased formed an intimacy with a young lady, but his friends, who Tuesday evening, at his cottage at Newington. He came home in his carriage were not on friendly terins with her, were desirous that the connection
in perfect health, and ate a hearty dinner, after wbich he dozed in his chair as
usual, and fell out of it in a fit of apoplexy, and never moved after. skould be terminated. On Sunday se'nnight, he brought this lady and
At Bagota, on the 12th Nov. Sarah, second danghter of J. Henderson, Esq. Con.
sul-General. “Her death," says a Correspondent,"created a strong sensation in through the cbaise window; but the ladies, who were in the greatest
Bagota: all the Ministers, Heads of Colleges, the Students, &c. wished to attend
the funeral hnt it was madanrivata hains ara in anandann with ha--dent