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XL . —PASSING EVENTS .
Public And Political. The Princess Royal...
PUBLIC AND POLITICAL . The Princess Royal lias returned to Prussia , and Her Majesty to Osborne ,
where tlie Court remains in strict privacy . The ceremony of the confirmation of the Princess Helena took place to-day at Whippingham Church , in the presence of the Queen , Princess Alice , Prince Alfred , Princess Louisa , Prince
Arthurand Prince Leopold . The - JBishop of Winchester officiated . The , extraordinary naval duel and single combat between the Federal and Confederate vessels , the Monitor and the Merrimac _, near the mouth of the
James River , has been a fruitful topic of discussion among all . classes of the worthlessness Queen's subjects of wooden . The ones apparent when opposed impregnability to them , of created iron shi quite ps , a and panic the ;
and no little relief has been experienced by the successful experiments made with Sir George Armstrong ' s new gun at Shoeburyness , which , with a charge of oOlbs . sets iron plates and mail at defianceand once more assures to ms the
, , supremacy Mr . George of the _Pbabox seas . > x , an American merchant and banker , long resident in this country , has presented the munificent sum of < £ loO , 000 to the poor
shall of London see fit , . to be This app g lied ift carries as the with committee it no restrictions of gentlemen , simp chosen ly a suggestion hy himself that some portion might be fitly applied to the erection of _lodging-houses
is for an the accustomed poor . " The condition sole qualification of life , such for as a brings participation an individual in Its benefits within the description of the poor , combined with moral character and good conduct
. as a member of society . " The assistance which this sum is intended to offer is to be granted without regard to the religious feelings or party politics of _Princk the applicants Windischgratz ; it is , in a and word Count , for " Nesselrode the poor of are London among . " the illustrious
dead of the month . Signora Mario , or , as she is better known by her maiden name , Jessie great Meriton former success city White she in , was has Edinburg supported been delivering h , Dumfermline bProfessor Lectures , Blackie Hawick on " Ital , and and y the and other Rev Garabaldi towns . Dr . . Guthrie In " with the
and everywhere the leading men y of the place took part in the proceedings , . she Signora leads Mario for ' s it generous are too devotion well known to the to cause need , and comment the eloquence here , and with carried which
conviction p in Scotland , as elsewhere . SOCIAL AND INDUSTRIAL .
A strike has taken place among some of the working printers of Paris , when pay caused s the men by women the were introduction , not according loyed of . female The to the labor men _tariff demanded by but one nearl of the y that masters one- as half women . what The it latter were was
employed they should emp be paid the same wages for the same work as the men . On the refusal of the master , 120 men struck work and quitted the establishment of the innovator ; while at the same time the committee of master
printers committee rejected . The the conference revision between of the old the tariff committees proposed was by broken the workmen oft \ and ' s the workmen were told that such of them as presented themselves at the
office should be taken into custody . A commissary of police and his agents were installed in the workshops , and admission refused , except on condition of at once setting to work . About twenty of the men were arrested ,
amongwhom was the president of the Society of Working Printers . A _liijTTJQR from Florence mentions that , at the preparatory rifle-shooting Eng in . that lish city ladies , among , Miss the Adeia pers Reader ons _distinguished and Miss Eianchina by their skill Light were . The two man youn ner g
in which _tliey hit the mark excited general admiration .
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), May 1, 1862, page 215, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01051862/page/71/