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IHE GKEATEST SALE OF ASY _HEDICIXBS IN THE GLOBE .
HOLLO-WAT'S PILLS . A Very Wonderful Cure of a Disordered Livar and Stomach . Extract of * Letter from Mr Charlesi Wilson , 3 _« , Princes Street , Glasgow , dated February Itth , _IM 7 . To Professor Holloway- , Sra , —Having taken jonr pills to remove a disease _« f the Stomach End Liver , uoder which I had long suffered , and liaving followed your printed instructions I have regained that health , which I had thoug ht lost for ever . 1 Sad previously aad recourse to several medical men , Who are celebrated for their sVffl , but instead of curing my _Complaint , it increased to a most _fran ? degree . _Dnmanly _speaKa ? J ° _™ P *" _*™ save _^ _u j " _"? ny tried t « -tissuade me from _nsin B them , and I doubtnot but
IMPORTANT TO FAMILIES . THE POPULAR _BEMEDV .
P _M'DOCGALL' _3 DROPS POR GOUT . Rbennia-. tism , Sciatica , Tic Doloreux , Lumbago , and all painful Afflctions ofthe Joints . The unparalleled local reputation attained by these drops , during the time they have been before the public ( now upwards of eight years ) , has induced the proprietor earnestly to recommend them to the attention of those persons who are labouring under tlie painful effects of tae above-mentioned distressing complaints . Authority has been given by upwards of 300 persons , residing within a mile ofthe proprietors residence , to use their names as vouchers ofthe extraordinary effects and wonderful efficacy of these drops , which effectually relieve , in the course of a few hours , the most extreme cases . About 20 , 000 bottles have been sold , without a single instance of failure having occurred .
AN Additional and . Important Evidence of the Salutary Effects of _BfcAIR'S'GOUT and >» HgOMATIC PILLS , from Mr , Thomas Yates . * ¦? . ' ¦ . , „ .. .- , v ,: ; " 5 , _Albion-road , StokeNewington-rreen -V 6 thPebniary , I « 7 . - " Sir , —Withmuch pleasure I acquaint you with the benefit thatl havederived by taking Blair ' s Pills . «« On my journey five weeks since , whilst at Chepstow , I had distressing symptoms of an attack of Goat in one foot , and with the utmost difficulty reached Bristol . By this time the disease had so much increased that I conld notplace my foot on the floor , the swelling being extensive and the
IMPORTANT TO MANY . REES ' COMPOUND ESSENCE OF CUBEBS . —The most speedy and effectual remedy ever discovered for the cure of discharges , gleets , strictures , weakness , whites , pains in the loins and kidneys , heat , irritation , and gravel , frequently _removing eveiy symptom of disease in four days , sometimes sooner . It contains in a concen . trated state all the efficacious parts of the Cubeb combined with the salt of sarsaparilla and other choice alteratives , which make it invaluable fer eradicating all impurities from the blood , preventing secondary symptoms ailing off of the hair , blotches , & c , and giving strength nd energy to tbe whole system . It does not _contain mer-
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_ACCIDKHTS , obfknobs , etc . Frightful and Fatal Accident to a Po 3 timo » ih Oxpord-stbbet . —An accident of a most frightful character attended with fatal consequences , occurred to a postilion named John Mitchell , aged thirty-one , lately lWingin Margaret-street , _CaTeridish-squaro , who was proceeding alons Oxlord-street with a couple of horses , when the one on which he was seated shied at something in the road , and in endeavouring to keep the other _' one near him he was _dislodged and pitched on to his head , the animal trampling on him , whilst tbe loose horse darted off at a flying pace , and ran
_oter a lad named King , who had his arm br * hen . The unfortunate roan , Mitchell , was picked up in a perfectly insensible state , and taken at once to Charingcross Hospital , where MrSteghall , the resident medical officer , ascertained that he had received a broken leg and a fearful wound on the forehead , besides a fracture of the skull , and other extensive _injuricBJ ' sn that , in faefc , his case was hopehss from his admission , and death terminated his sufferings at two o ' clock on . Sunday morning . The lad , King , was conveyed into a neighbouring surgeon ' s , and from thence to his home . >
Suicide from Losses on the Dbbbt . —The domestic peace ofa respectable family has been disturbed ; by a painful event arising out of the last Epsom races . Mr Frederick Cruso , landlord of the Crown \ and Sceptre , Great Titchfield-street , _MaryJebone , poisoned himself with prussic accid . He had latterly attended much more to sporting matters , races in particular , than to his business , and from his irregularity of living it w < _n susposed that his mind was disordered . Not long ago , after some heavy losses on the turf , he found his affairs in an embarrassed condition , and , in a manner that indicated he had a wish to die .
desired _Iih wife to get some charcoal , that they might , children and all , suffocate themselves . He was a loser to a considerable amount on the last Derby , and was to have settled his bets on Tuesday evenine , but it is supposed he was unable ' to meet them . Oa Monday morning he left home in a cheerful state , and returning at eleven o ' clock , went to bis bedroom . > Not long afterwards his wife entered the room and found him lying on the floor insensible . Mr Webb , a surg eon , opposite , was called in immediately , and found that he had taken a large quantity of prus _? ic aoid . Tbe unfortunate man died in ten minutes . After his
death a razor was found in his pocket . Child Murder . —Information has been received by the police , that a female infant , new born , and evidently destroyed , had been * found tied up in an old silk handkerchief , in a ditch in Battersea-fielda . The body of a male infant , about two months old , ' that had also been destroyed , was found wrapped in a flannel petticoat , and placed in a ditch at _Penny-Bundle-fields , Deptford . Fatal Accident . —On Sunday last , abouUo _' clock , a small boat containing four persons were upset in the Thames . , off the Isle of Dogs , from two females who occupied the stern sheets , in alarm at the swell caused by several steamers passing , suddenly rising . The accident was fortunately observed from the shore , and several boats put off , who succeeded in rescuing three of tbe party ; but tbe fourth , ' Emma Brodie , ah _embroidress , residing at 95 , Kins-street , Leicester-sqriare , was drowned , and tbe body could not be recovered . .
_IKqtJESTS . Supposed Inpanticidb . —Before Mr Bedford , at the York Hotel , Wellington-street , on the body of an infant , supposed to hare been murdered by a man in custody , and Anne Cleveland . ' Mr William Lnwson , surgeon , said thnt , about three weeks ago , he received a letter signed " Harry Ilartwell , " requesting him to call on the mother of the deceased child , and _saying that , if he ( witness / couid take a hint and work it out well , it would be £ 5 in his pocket ; witness not liking the style ofthe letter , destroyed it , and did not call in Wellington-street . But , inconsequence ofa second letter , dated from Portlandchambers , Great Titchfield-street , he called oa Mrs Cleveland on Sunday the 9 th instant , when she asked him if he thought the child was dead , which , from symptoms which she described , he _assured her was not the case . He called on Mr Hartwell , whom he
found he had known some years since , and he asked him if he did not think the child -would be still-born , and on the witness answering in the negative , Hartwell asked "if ho could not manage that it should be still-born . " This question witness affected not to understand , and Hartwell said , " Oh , you are very squeamish ; they manage these things better in France . I have seen two or three cases of the kind in that country . " Witness 'declined having anything to do with the case . —Mr , Mosely , veRtry clerk of St Paul ' s , _Covcnt-garden , stated that it had been ascertained that the person in custody was not Mr 'Hartwell . —Mr Guthrie , who made a post mortem examination of the body , stated death to have been caused by suffocation . After a repetition of some of the evidence adduced at the examination at Bow-street the inquest was adjourned .
Death in thr _PEWTENTiARr . —At the , Penitentiary Prison . Millbank , on the body of William Mason , aged twenty . Captain Groves , the governor , stated that the deceased was convicted , on the 8 th of March , at Chelmsford Assizes , of setting fire to seme corn-ricks , and sentenced to ten years ' transportation . He was received on the 29 th of March , from Springfield Prison , and died ontle 18 th of the present month . The deceased had complained of illtreatment while at Springfield . Young , 4 he infirmary warder , deposed that the deceased was very ill when admitted , and was taken atonee to the infirmary . He was so feeble that he could hardl y walk along with his irons . They were immediately taken off . He said the doctor and . warder had behaved
ill to him at Springfield Prison . Dr Baly then said he bad no doubt tbe deceased died from pulmonary consumption . He had wine , beer , brandy / and every sort of nourishing food that he required . When he first saw him he did riot think that be was in a fit state to be removed ) but he could not tell how he was when he left Springfield . One of the jury considered that the Governor of the Springfield House of Correction had done wrong-to put him in ! irons . Captain Groves said hisopinion was that the deceased had not been in a : fit state to be removed ] The jury were under the impression that the death had been accelerated by his being sent away in such a dreadfu !| state , and the inquiry was adjourned to have evidence from Springfield Pris ' en as-to / what was his real condition when removed from thence to the
penetentiaiy . . Suicide from Disease . —Before Mr Bedford , at the Three Jolly Gardeners , _Rochesfer-row , ' Westminster , on the body of Henry Thomas Jenkins , aged 31 , a surgical instrument maker , of 4 , Spencer ' s terrace . The deceased enjoyed . a . perfect . state of Health until ten days before his death , when he had a " tooth extracted in consequence .. of suffering from the tooth-ache . He afterwards caught cold in the gum , and inflammation of the gland of the throat
supervened , causing such acute suffering that for several days he was light-headed . . About twelve o'clock on Friday morning week he got out of bed , and , with a pair of scissors , stabbed himself repeatedly over the : region of the heart . He was detected in time before lie had inflicted any serious injury , but whilst his sister had left the room for a moment to call assistance , he . succeeded in inflicting a deep wound . in his throat with a razor , dividing the windpipe and carotid artery , which caused instantaneous death . Verdict , ' ! Temporary Insanity . '' . i : _*'"
: i . MISCELLANEOUS . ; . ; . -. _;¦ ,. ¦; ..: u ' . . ;•; .-, Health of the Metropolis . — The ., number of deaths registered in the metropolitan _district & during the . week ending Saturday , May 22 ,. was , males _; 487 ; females , 424 ; total , 911 . _iThiSi is . three ¦ . under the average _. ot _, the five past springs , there being a large decrease . in the _. class of sporadic diseases ; we ; regret : however , to have to announce a , ] argo excess in the clam . of . zym ' atie ( or epidemio . and contagious ) diseases , which show an increase of no fewer , . than "thirty cases , or nearly twenty per cent , over . the , average , typhus being thirty per cent , above the average ; measles _also _. show _; . a . large increase . / . This is doubtless attributable to the high temperature of last week . The number ; of births registered in the metropolis last , week were 1 , 216 , or males , 653 ; females , 614 .
, . _ Fever is thb MEiEOPoiis;—Fever , arising from distress , _. and . of a contagious character , i » raging in St Giles ' s parish . ' -Although thereare only seventy beds in the infirmary of St _Giles ' s . workhouse , the monthly applications ' for . admission exceed 100 , according to the return of _. Mr B ennetti' the parish surgeon / . ; .,, _^ ' _, .. " ; . ' ; . ' _., " . . . " _, "'; Reduction in thb Prick op Buead . —On Saturday the bakers throughout the metropolis made a reduction in . the price of , bread of one _, penny on the 41 b . loaf , those denominated cheap bakers selling the loaf at _lOJd . ; . the League Company charge only 10 d . The best bread in the City , and Westrendis is .
Genbbal Fall in Provisions . —The price of bread is reduced in several places in the metropolis a halfpenny in the 41 b . loaf . Many of the under-priced bakers announced the gratifying fact by large placards _,-bavinR the words " Glorious new . s ! down again to 10 U" inscribed . The general price of seconds _breadis fromlO _| d to l _]| d , and the ; _League company are selling at _lOil tbe 4 lbIoaf ; inferior can he obtained a penny less , and the best bread sells at Is Id ; flour has been reduced in proportion ; A
reduction ofa penny in the pound has taken place in the prices of butchers' meat of all descriptions ,, and in consequence bacon and other cured provisions have been reduced _^ The fine weather has caused a large supply of fish , which is sold remarkably cheap ; small _foles can be had from 2 d to 3 d per pair , and mackerel five for a shilling . Vegetables , particularly greens and cabbages , are _vtry plentiful ; the former , whioh about a week ago sold at 7 < 1 a bunch , can now ho had at 2 d , and early York cabbages at lid each ; early foreign potatoes sell at 3 d per pound _.
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_RICHLAND POOR LOOK ON THIS WOTWW , _- ' _^ ¦ V'' -IND ON _Mlg ! The Queen , Prince AirV . Poverty . —On Monday , borV and several meih- two country girls went to bers ofthe Royal family theshopofMrDelahuntv , honoured the theatres hair-dresser , and sold . with their presence . , their hair for 2 s . * 3 d . per Her Majesty has issued head . . " invitations to the Grand - At Guildhall Police Duke Constantine , and a Court , Michael Glynn long list of foreign princes was charged with behaand English noblemen , ving riotously at theWest « to spend the Ascot week London' Union . The priwith her at Windsor soner said no doubt he Castle . Great festivities had better go to prison
are expected oh the occa- than to see his children _sion . starve . He wanted a lit-His Royal Highness tie reiki till he could find Prince . Albert honoured work , / 'd he had just rethe officers of the Scotch turned to London , after Fusileer Guards , of which walking 108 miles in reg iment His Roval High- search of employment _, ness is Colonel _. with his On returning he found company at dinner in his wife had been bully-Willis ' s Rooms . : ragged by Mr Miller . The ' ., Black Eagle When he asked for relief steam-vessel , under the for his starving children , command of Captain the Mr Miller would give him Hon . F . T . Pelham , ar- nothing but an order , to rived at > Woolwich dock- appear befere . the Board
yard or Saturday morn- next day . He could not ing , at a quarter-past ten see his children starve _, o'clock ; with His Imperial Mr Alderman Moon and Highness the Grand Duke Mr Alderman Woodcpn-Constantine _, of Russia , purred in expressing an on board , who was re- opinion that the prisoner ceived with the utmost should have been better pomp and . magnificence , treated _. and that he ought He reached Mivart ' _s from . not to have been given Woolwich at half-past 11 . into custody . Baron Brunow was in at- At Clerkenwell Police tendance to receive the Court , Joseph and James Archduke . ; v . Cotter , brothers , of _dis-At five o ' clock . His tressed appearance , were Royal Highness Prince placedat the bar beforo
Albert having given di- Mr _Coombe , charged by rections before leaving J . Bennett , assistant town for Claremont that clerk to the Board of his saddle horses should Guardians , with refusing be placed at the disposal to work . ¦ ¦ : > Bennett deof the Prince , His Impe- posed that the prisoners rial Highness availed applied at the workhouse himself of the obliging for relief , when they ( were offer , and rode but in the -supplied with an order to parks , in company with work at tho stone-yard , M . de Berg , and attended which is at a separate _esby the Hon . Col . Grey , _tabiishment , to break Equerry in waiting to stones . It appeared , hwthe _^ ueen , who has been over , they did not go appointed by Her Majesty there , and on Saturday
to attend on the person of they applied again for rethe Prince . lief . The prisoners de-In the evening the nied liaving refused to Archduke , attended by work ; they performed Baron Brunow , and a nu- ' the work and called for _merous . suite , honoured relief on Saturday ; when her Majesty's Theatre they were taken to the with his presence . Ilia station-house , and locked Imperial Highness occu- up until that morning _, pied the Queen ' s box , Mr Coombe said that which had been placed at under the circumstances , his _disposal by order of he would discharge them _, her Majesty . In _Cronkhavrti , Cork , Oh Monday His Impe- the Southern Seporter
rial Highness visited the says , , the people in the now nouses of Parlia- neighbourhood have pement . In the evening rished—are _perishingstiJl the Archduke and suite from sheer want oF any proceeded to the St kind of nutriment . There James's Theatre , to ; ho- are death 3 from pure noiir the performance of starvation . A woman , the'French plays with bis whose father and family presence . His Imperial died of hunger , has pro-Highness and suite occu- longed her own miserable pied the Queen ' s box , _exigence on dog ' s flesh . His Imperial Highness She has drunk dog ' s honoured the Baron and Wood !! Merciful Provi-Baroness Brunow with dence ! why should these
his company at dinner at horrible expedients be Ashburnham Hous ' o . allowed by Christian The banquet was served men ? in the Russian style , on a Deaths fbom _Stabvascale of magnificence pe- ww—On Tuesday the culiar to Ashburnham police at Redhill-were House . informed that tho house Mr and Mvs Hudson of a man named Hickey . gave a grand dinner on in tbat village , was closed Saturday last at their forthe past few days , and town residence , Albert- none ofthe inmates were gate . seen passing .. in or out , The Duke of Newcastle when one of the police , gave a magnifieent enter- Sub-constable Burke , tainment on Saturday went to the house , and
last at his mansion in having received no an Portman-square , to _a'dis- _swer to his repeated titfouished circle of Peers knocking , he burst open and Commoners . The the door , when an awful dinner was of the most sight met his view . The recherche description , com- corpses ef father and son , prising the choicest viands far advanced _indecomand fruits .. position , ' after dying Of Mrs Miles gave a _sp len- fever , and two other childid ball on Tuesday even- dren , speechless , lay on a ing at'her residence in' sop of rotton straw . None Hamilton-place , which of the neighbours would was attended by upwards enter the house , fearing of 400 of the elite . The contagion , and the _husupper and refreshments mane constable proceeded were most liberally sup- to the barracks , and prop lied _, and of the choicest cured a warm drink for description . the miserable wretches The Bishop of Worces- who were on the verge of
ter entertained a large death from the combined party at dinner on Wed- influence of fever and nesdav , in Grosvenor- hunger ; he forced the place . ' drink down their parched Sir Frederick and Lady throats , and after some Thcsiger entertained Sir time they rallied suffi-Robertand Lady Peel and cicntly under his care to a large partvat dinner at be removed to the worktheir residence in Bryan- hsuse , and the Tubnd _stoncquare . Relief Committee having Sir _Robert and Lady provided coffins for the Peel had a parliamentary deceased father and son , dinner on _Thusday even- Burke bad to put Ihetu in y . Every luxury of the in the coffins without _asseason was afforded in sistance , and drag their the _erefttest r . refusion . coffins out to a car , The Earl andCounte 33 whence they wore' conofMintohad a . _foireeori Yeyed for interment . Tuesday night , at which At Marylebone Police about 200 fashionables Court , a care-worn
_fookcongregated . The utmost ing woman , Mary Gray , splendour characterised was charged with having this magnificent enter- on the previous -night , tainment . " . ¦ „ . ¦ about twelve o ' clock , The Duke and Duchess broken a pane of glass at of Montrose entertained the Fire-brigade station , a distinguished circle at Paddington , imagining dinner on Wednesday at the time that the buildevening , in Belgrave- ing in question was the square . police-station . She was The Duke and Duchess destitute , and her only of Cleveland entertained object was to obtain _shela large party at dinner ter tor the night . Her on Monday last . . husband had been dead four years , and she was .. quite destitute . She was ordered to pay 5 s , in default one month ' s imprisonment .
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_Tovil . —Riot—A disturbance has taken place at Tovil , arising out ' ofa quarrel between the workmen of the Hay le and Tovil paper mills , which at one time threatened to be serious . Mr Giles , the occupier of Tovil mill , has for some time refused to em-: p ipy any unionist , and a bad feeling has consequently existed between ; his men and those of other mills where unionists are employed . One ofthe Hayle mill-men ; who -we ' re ' out on their Whitsun holiday onMonday , got on - the wall of the , _Tevil mill , and some angry words ensuing between him and the
workmen Belonging to the mill , he was dragged over and much-beaten . A party of unionists and others attempted to rescue , hira _,, and a regular fight ensued between the two parties . ' The Maidstone police was sent for , and a party came with the superintendent , under _. tbe direction of Mr Case , _thejustices >'( clerk ' . Mr Rayfield , who interfered aB peaceoiakeW was much knocked about . The arrival of tho police , however , put an end to the fray . Some of . tiie Tovil mill-men . were so much beaten that Dr Taylor was sent for , to attend them .
Manslauohtbh at Stston , near Lricsstbr . —On Tuesday afternoon an inquest waB held at the house of Mr , Richard Bishop , the sign ,. of the Fox and Hounds , _Syaton , to ascertain the cause ' of the death of John xBevans _; coal-merchant , of _Lewin-bridge Wharf , near Syston .: The deceased was about 30 years of age , a very stout and healthy man , and of a very peaceable disposition . On the previous evening , about half-past seven o ' clock , he was at the Fox and Hounds , _, when a quarrel aro 3 e between Wm . Holy . land , butcher , a man _well'knowh at Leicester , where he is in the habit of standing in the market ,. and two or three other men ; after a scufHf and falling
upon the ground , Holyland got up , and seeing John _Bevans standing near to him , he charged him with taking part with one ofthe men he had been quarrelling with , and without any provocation whatever he struck Bevans a" very violent blow on his head , at the back oi the ear , whioh instantly knocked the poor man upon the floor . He was taken up and died in ' less than ten minutes . Holyland has been several times apprehended for assaults . He was apprehended shortly after Bevans died , and was conveyed to the County police-station at Leicester , the same evening . Tho Jury returned a verdict of " " Manslaughter against Holyland ; " and Mr Gregory , the coroner ; issued a warrant for his committal , to take his trial at the Midsummer Assizes ,
Thelatb _ARcnnuKE Charles of Austria . —The states of Bohemia have decided on erecting a monument at Prague in honour of the . late Archduke Charles .
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LANCASHIRE . - ¦¦ _ABnToiMJKDEv _k _™ " ¦—Typhus Fever . —This dangerous disease still prevails in Ashton-under Lyne to an alarming extent . Its ravages are chiefly amoh _^ _st the poor . We _understand that the relieving officers of the two districts com _^ rising . the Ashton union are daily called upon to viVit these contagious , cases , which are at present . very numerous ,, independently of those in the _workhouse- The nurse who was
engaged a few weeks ago , to attend to the sick paupers , caught fever last week , and died . This , following the death of Mr Roberts , the relieving officer , bas created considerable alarm . Mrs Baker , the matron of the workhouse , is _still confined to her bed of fever . Such is the extent of sickness in ths workhouse that the board of guardians bare not thought it judicious to meet at the board-room connected with that place ; but have ' assembled at the Town Hall , in which building they held their weekly meeting on Thursday . '
Manchester . —Enlargement of the Exchange . Workmen have for many weeks past been busily engaged for the enlargement of the Manchester Exchange _, and , all things being ready , the foundation stone of the new portion ofthe building was laid in presence of a large number of spectators . The ceremony of laying the stone was performed by Mr Constefdine . _, _Marshesteb . —Fibe . —The extensive premises of Messrs . Birley and Co .,. cotton-spinners , who , though' now working short time , employ between 1 , 400 and 1 , 600 hands , have caught fire , and a great deal of damage done before the progress of tlie flames could be arrested . The fire originated in a heap of waste cotton , which was partly saturated with oil , and caught fire spontaneously , owing to the heat of the weather . .. "¦' . ' . '
VORKSHIBB . A Corn _Dbalbr served . biohtlt . —A very strong proof of the folly of farmers holding their corn in tbe expectation of realising enormous prices has just been communicated to us by a gentleman , who is well acquainted with the circumstances here represented . It appears that reoently a farmer , in the neighbourhood of Beverley , commenced thrashing some wheat , for which , nine jents ago , he refused 70 s . per qv ., and after labouring from seven o ' clook till eleven in the morning he succeeded in obtaining four quarters seven bushels of corn , and the enormous quantity of 3 , 250 mice ! ¦ _.-. " . Mirpield . —The Triple Mubder . —M'Cabe and Reid have heen examined at Dewsbury , on the above murder , A lengthened examination was entered into , and the prisoners were remanded for a week .
BEDFORDSHIRE . Suicide of a Physician . —The town of Bedford has been thrown into a state of great excitement by the announcement that Dr _Mesbam , one of the physicians to the General Infirmary , had been found dead in the committee-roontof tbat institution . It appears that about four o ' clock the dispenser at the infirmary went ifito the committee-room , and there discovered the deceased lying on the _fl- _'Or life-Jess . On stooping o _' own , he perceived an odour of prussic acid ' and suspicion was immediately raised bv
the discovery : of two prussic acid bottles empty . ' and a wine-glass on the table . All attempts to restore the deceased were useless , The cause generally assigned for the committal of the act is , that the circumstances ofthe deceased were greatly embarrassed . He has left a wife and six children . On Monday an inquest was held . Verdict- '" That the deceased died from the effects of hydrocyanic acid , administered by himself ; and that there was not sufficient evidence to show fhe state of his mind at the time of his committing the act . " .
HAMPSHIRE . Remabkable Stoby . —Not many years since , the family of the Dummers . from their great wealth , heldvery influential TOsttiona in several counties , particularly ih Hampshire since which time , from some strange freak of fortune the lineal descendants have been scattered about , and , generally speaking , drinking deep of the bitter dregs of poverty ; still , not without having an eye to the vast _domainswhick they consider themselves entitled to , and occasionally making vain attempts to regain them . Several members of the Dummers reside in Midburst and its neighbourhood ; and to relate two more recent endeavours to come to their right is now our object . Mr Fleming , of Stoneham , near Southampton , it would seem , occupies some part of fhe freehold property , and : Mr Chamberlayne , of Cranbury Park , near Winchester , another part . On February 13 th , Wm . Dummer , sen ., journeyed to the former place ,
near Where , at Swathling , he deliberately , and in the presence of one George Smith , whom he took with him , out down a , considerable sized stick of timber , for which he was had up before a bench of magistrates on the 15 th , at Southampton , who , after deliberation , evidently considered it best to discharge him , on his claiming it as his own , and on his showing hi ' 3 pretensions to the property ; his object , of course , was thus frustrated , and he returned home , but , delerained to try it on a second time , on Thursday , April 8 th , he , with a near relative , went to Cranbury Park , and , arming themselves with spades , cut up several pieces of turf , directly ita front of the mansion , and , tbis not only before several of the servants , but , as they believe , also hefore Mrs Chamberlayne herself , without one word being said to them . ' Again foiled , we suppose they will not suffer much time to elapse ere they make a third essay—with what effect we will not stop to hint at .
DEVONSHIRE ; A Ragged School has been set on foot in Plymouth . The room selected for the purpose is capable of holding 120 children , and desks will be fitted up . for 1 © 0 to commence with . Boys of any age , between five and sixteen years , will be invited to come and receive free instruction in this school . A local paper says : — "Everything of a sectarian character will be carefully avoided . This is as it should be .: In so benevolent a work as that of endeavouring to raise the most degraded and the most miserable of our population , we should all be permitted to participate . . It is a labour of love and charity that will
bring its blessing with it ; and we are pleased to know that the appliances necessary for _carrying out the good work have been procured from different sources , ' so as to leave no doubt of tbe wishes of the founders . It is intended only to try the experiment with a boys' school at present ; but if that should succeed , there is , we are sure , benevolence sufficient to ensure the permanent foundation of a similar school for girls . Nothing , is more wanting forthe children of both sexes , especially in those parts ofthe towa _whibh are situated near Sutton Pool . There is there a mass of ignorance and criminality which is appalling ; and we trust that this experiment will prove beneficial . "
.-. .• ' , Berwick. Distress And Fever.—...
_.-. . ' _, BERWICK . Distress and Fever . —The extraordinary price of all kinds of provisions is beginning to tell fearfully on the poorer classes in this town , as well as' elsewhere . Fever and other diseases have begun to appear in several of the'densely-crowded by-lanes and alleys . The better classes of workmen , such as masons _,-joinerai and others employed on the railway works , are receiving wages which enable them to bear up against the emergency . The price of bread is how lid . per 41 b . loaf , and butcher meat 8 J . and 9 d _, per lb . ; prices whioh prevent large numbers of the population from obtaining , in anything like sufficient quantity , these necessary articles of sustenance . EDINBURGH .
Alarming Increase of Fever . —Meetings of the city parochial board have been held , Mr Longmore in the chair . The principal matter which came before them was an application made by Dr Alison , on the part of the medical relief committee , for power to take such steps as they might think proper to prevent the further spread of the prevailing epidemics in various parts of the city , more especially in the Grassmarket and West Port . He stated that there were at present 600 cases of fever in the Infirmary . He recommended that application should be made to the government authorities for the use of tents for the purpose of erecting _lazzarettas similar
to what was used at the time of the cholera , and what was now in use in Liverpool . The increase ol fever in the city might be attributed to the great increase of fever in Glasgow , by the Irish poor having come from that city and taken , up their abode in public lodging-houses , thereby spreading the infection . The recommendation was agreed to ; but the committee were not to incut any _heavy expense without first consulting the board . Dr Alison further stated that Mr Deas _, one of the medical officers , had informed him ( Dr Alison ) that he had removed no fewer than thirty cases of fever from one close in the Grassmarket .
' Railway Accident . —A serious accident has oe-j curredat the Scotland-street station of the Edinburgh , iLeith , and Granton railway , by whieh a number of persons were severely injured . A train was preparing to leave the North Bridge station at the head ofthe tunnel , when the "break" which attaches the track to the carriages behind having been insecurely fastened , gave way , and the truck proceeded down tho incline of the tunneljwith great velocity till it reached Scotland-street , where it came into collision with a train about to start for Granton , and shivered a second-class carriage in pieces .
Fortunately , very few _passengers had takes their seats in this train , or tha consequences might have been dreadful ; but one " man was so muoh hurt tbat he had to be conveyed home in a carriage , whilst two others were more or less injured . The " _breaksman " was also seriously hurt _. by leaping from the truck when it was . entering the tunnel , but we are happy to _understand . that all the parties are likely to recover . Thp accident , we believe , arrBe Irom the break truck , w \ _iich is placed ih front of the down train , being allowed , through the carelessness of the _breaksman , " to get looso . Measures have been taken to ' prevent the recurrence of any similar accident , i , i ' _» , ;
Death Of Daniel O'Consell , Esq M P T» H...
Death of Daniel O'Consell , Esq M p t _» have to record the death of Mr _O'Conne )} _CT . " took place at Genoa , on the 15 th instant e _* Dublin . —Funeral of the late Lord _LiunU .., -The remains of the late Lord Lieutenant h _™' been removed from the Castle to the family _burv 6 place at Besborough , county Kilkenny . w ' , " numbers of the citizens congrega ted together _InfL streets through which the procession was to _« . The procession left the Castle chapel , _inthoilj ' prescribed by Sir William Betham , Ulster K inS _, Arms , and the ceremony was conducted with thaV * most pomp and splendour . " _* / A New Lord Lieutenant . —The Earl of ( Vm , don , after the usual ceremonies , will remain _» £ days only at the Castle , and then return to _W don .
statb of the country . Clonakiltt . —Riots . '—The provisions ofthe Jmp town , allocated to this neighbourhood , have been landed at Ring . A detachment of the 54 th IW ment under Lieutenant Redmond , attended for the purpose . However , before all were stored , it Wa not deemed necessary to detain them , and they re turned to their quarters , leaving the provisions In charge of police and : coastguards . About eight o ' clock a mob collected , breaking open the _casfo They got possession of alaroe portion of _theprorL sions , and but for the immediate arrival ofthe military again under Captain Chalk , with Thorn s * ai lin
, Esq ., J . P ., it is probable that the Ring villager s would this morning be in possession of twenty . fiym ! tons of provisions . One man was arrested , and brought by the military into the town . _Cahircivsen . _—Robbssy of a Mail Car . — The incoming mail car to this town was robbed at _Boiv . Jer ' s Hill , about a mite to the west of _KeJIs , by two armed men , and six bags of letters taken . Food _Rioi 3 . —In the counties of Waterford and Tipperary military escorts for provisions are _indis . _pensable . . Mr Watson who was recently fired at and danger _, _ously wounded on the public road , died of his wounds on Friday night last .
Thomas Malone , the policeman who received gun shot wounds in the rec ° nt conflict with a band of armed men near Liskennett ( the particulars of which appeared in our columns ) died on Tuesday night in Rathkeale , from the effects of the injuries , and haa left a wife and ebild to deplore his untimely and sudden fate . Four men have been arrested on
suspicion . Revolting Murder . —A dreadful murder has been perpetrated at Gurtnahassy , near Ballingarry . The deceased , Patrick Walsh , who was about forty-six years of age , was married to a girl named Brophy , aged eighteen years , in tbe month of March last , and went to reside with his father-in-law , EdwardBroph y . From some cause the parties did not live happy together , and on the night above-mentioned the unfortunate deceased was murdered by h ' 19 _father-inlaw , and buried in a garden opposite the dwelling _, house , from which he was subsequently removed by Richard Keating , another of Brophy ' s sons-in-law .
and others , and re-interred near the stream about a quarter of a mile distant from the scene of this murder , The stream being recently flooded , the earth which covered the remains ol the deceased was , washed away , and the body was discovered by two boys on Friday . An inquest was held before Ambrose Going , Esq ., J . P ., and Purefoy Poe , Esq ., J . P ., and the above facts having been deposed to , the jury returned a verdict of wilful murder by strangulation . Keating , and Mary Brophy , wife of the person charged as principal in the murder , have been committed to Bridewell ; and tbe unnatural wife and father-in-law of the deceased have fled to America .
Galwat . —Conflict with the Military . —A vio . lent mob attacked the meal carts going out near Tur < ioughmore , on Tuesday , 11 th , ana plundered several tons of meal ; on the 18 th , again , the mob were most determined , and going into the town , and in presence ofthe military escort , attacked the carts . The principal parties were women and boys , with bags and knives , and they are becoming so dexterous at their trade , it is very difficult to evade them _. The convoy had a kind of skirmishing fight to sustain
for upwards of ten miles , in the course of which some parties were apprehended ,, and others wounded by the escort , but still a considerable quantity wa 3 taken . A very much larger force will be indispensable to maintain the communications ; and particularly now that this new system will require such considerable imports every fortnight , Government must keep the reads open at whatever cost . The country is becoming very much disturbed , several additional regiments must be sent to preserve the
FAMINE AND FEVER . The accounts from the provinces are fearful . Fever is rapidly on the increase , and , it is to be feared , will continue to increase with the advance of
summer . Kilkenny . —In the union more paupers have died within the last three months than during the preceding five years . Castlemain . —In this parish thera have been 420 deaths , of these upwards of 300 were caused by famine . In the locality there was a landlord clearance in the month of April , by which 128 individuals were rendered houseless and homeless . Cork . —In Kilmain the mortality presents an increase of 300 per cent , over that of last year ; and here , too , the disease is to be seen at work every day . GAtw . tr . —In Kilcreest there has been an _increass of 1 , 400 per cent . _Ardferts . —There have been 910 deaths , of which 416 were caused by famine .
Ominous Sign of the Times . —We have heard of a fact , which speaks more eloquently of the wretched and truly deplorable condition of this ill-fated land -than all the laboured essays or discourses which could be composed on tho sad subject . The Cork'Patent Saw Mills , at King-street , the largest establishment of the kind , wo believe , in the land , have been at full work , with from sixteen to twenty pairs of saws going at the same time , irom morning te night , for the last six or eight months , cutting planks for coffins . The other orders to the same establishment were planks and scantlings for the furniture- of berthing in emigrant vessels , and for the erection of fever sheds in all parts of the country . ¦
_MisaovERNMEtti . —The seed corn of government , brought to Kilrush and Tarbert last month , for tlie immediate use of farmers only , andsupposed to be in the ground this month , is now finding its way gradually into the Limerick market , having been , we apprehend , brought up by jobbers , contrary to the express intention of government . The Speculators . —The Galirsy papers are very indignant tbat while , as they allege , there is not a fortnight ' s supply in the hands of the merchants or millowners , a cargo of flour is about to be shipped thence for London .
Keeping up the Prices . — At Waterford there have arrived between Wednesday and Saturday not less than 3 , 000 tons of farinaceous food , yet prices continue at the famiue rate . The arrivals comprise vessels from Ancona , Spain , Trieste , and the United States . - .: ¦ .. _' . Kerry . — Tralbe . —In the course of the last week a lot of prisoners , under an escort , arrived at tbe county , gaol , committed from the Dingle district petty sessions , under summary convictions . 'f _> e destitution and palpable disease which the appearance of those men we understand presented were
appalling . ' They could literally have been scarcely approached by tbe humane governor and his assistants , from the malaria which radiated around them . One of them under the effect of disease and exposure to the inclemency of the weather , barely tottered within the walls of the prison , and almost _iustautlf expired . Tipperary . — Clonmel . —Fever is fearfully P _> gressing , and the contagion is generated and spread from the total want of cleanliness in the wretche d habitations in the various lanes , where the rooms i _« overcrowded by the miserable occupants .
_Sligo . — The public works have been discontinued , and the people are starving . On all sides are famfofl and pestilence . The streets are infested with breath * ing skeletons — many of them . in a dying state , _*•* of them suffering the sharp pang 3 of hunger . _Soffit of these creatures are labouring under dysentery- ' more of them are actually far gone in typhus fever-Dreadful as the statement may appear , it is a fa «> that numbers of people are constantly crawling about this town with burning fever in their bones . TW soup-kitchens are not prepared in any district , and even if they were , they are but miserable substitutes-Hundreds are dying of absolute starvation . ; Cork , —BANTRr Workhouse . —Awful Dbo _^ sbbes . —Appalling and most _afflioting scenes have re * centiy occurred at the Bantry poo-chouse , t- * guardians exclude strangers , and the press has a _» _access there . Heaoe _, matters , occur j which wo _^
surpass by many degrees those reportea oy * Stevens , was there but an opportunity of layin g _» J * before the public It had chanced to _transpiw . _•* _£ bodies had lain both inside and without lh _& , ( L house ofthe poor-house , in large numbers , ano ; . , considerable time past , in a condition of nu dity * putridity quite appalling . One medical _gentiew connected with the establishment had made \ W \ , into tbe fact , and the result was that , on io » . _i _' last , the 18 ih inst ., Dr Jagoefelt it his iudispen _«> duty to call the attention of the _guai * _dians _w The Rev . P . Begley , R . C . A ., stated in his » PJ « J of chaplain to the union , that bodies had been uw _^ into the dead-house , some for a fortnight , " , _« three weeks or more , naked—without a rag « j ° _^ , them—some stretched upon the ground , mui . _^ figured from rats . This , he said , was the ease __«^ the dead-house . Outside the dead-house _*•""• -, coffins , containing bodies - all of them , as _. re formed , without any kind ef covering , _lyings * _^ some weeks ; that in some coffins were ttiree _^ in some four and five , and it mig ht be _niow ia . instances , as be stated that he _understooo * _^ _Btruetions given to the nursetenders were
_toaimany bodies as they could into each comn _^ . _^ . many bodies as tney could into eaca cuu » " . _^ . Death of thb Rev . Robert Potter .-- •» _p tleman , incumbent of Louisburg , died on * ruw » 21 st inst . of fever ,
Northern Star (1837-1852), May 29, 1847, page 2, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ns/issues/ns2_29051847/page/2/