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THE STRIKE AND RIOT OF MINERS IN BELGIUM.â The Gazette de Mons says, in its last edition of Wed- nesday :âThe journals of Charleroy of this morning con- firm the bad news we received yesterday. The gendar- mery has arrested and taken into the cellulary prison a dozen miners who had committed lamentable disorders at Marcinelle and Gilly. At Marcinelle, about 170 women, evading the vigilance of the gendarmery, pro- ceeded, armed with sticks and pitchforks, to the burgo- master's house, and a scene of extreme violence occurred there: the burgomaster, it is said, was beaten by the furious populace.' WRECK ON THE SCOTCH COAST.âIRVINE, FEB. 11. âWhile the wind was blowing strong from W to W.N.W. yesterday afternoon (states Dr. Gray, Esq,) a steam tug was towing a barque about a mile to the south of the river mouth, when it was seen that the steamer was unable to get the vessel's head to the wind, and she consequently took the ground, and came broadside on to the beach, the sea breaking over her. The Pringle Kidd life beat, of the National Life-boat Institution, was promptly launched to the assistance of those on board, and took off the master, bis wife, and part of the crew. The captain afterwards returned in the life boat to his vessel, when the remainder of the erew and their effects were also brought ashore in safety. The barque was the Kate Agnes, of Saint John's, N.B., bound from Dublin to Troon in ballast, and had a crew of fourteen men. DISCOVERY OF AMMUNITION OUTSIDE GAS WORKS.- At a late hour on Thursday night, a parcel, containing twelve ball cartridges and twenty-three percussion caps, was found secreted under some grass by the towing path of the Surrey Canal, and near the South Metropolitan Gas Works, Old Kent-road. It appears that for several weeks past extra watch has been kept, both day and night, by the police, in consequence of a communication having been made that it was the intention of a body of Fenians to fire the place but what the object of the person could be in concealing the ball cartridges and per- cussion caps as stated, is a matter of conjecture. The ammunition was handed over to the police, and on Fri- day Inspector Digby, of the B division, conveyed the same to Scotland-yard, the authorities at which place will doubtless make the necessary inquiry into the mystery. SERIOUS EXPLOSION OF GAS IN A CRUIlCH.-On Wednesday evening, as the usual service in the Priory Church at Malvern was about to commence, an escape of gas was discovered in the vestry. The clerk endeavoured to ascertain the precise spot at which the leakage had occurred, and whilst so engaged with a candle in his hand a tremendous explosion took plaoe, blowing up the floor of the room, smashing the furniture, tearing the door from its hinges, injuring the organ, and doing other damage to the extent of more than £100. The personal injuries sustained were a still more serious result of the explosion. The Rev G. Fisk, L.L.B (tbe vicar), was severely cut on the face and hands, and has received a general shock, which may prove serious to one of his advanced years. The clerk sustained a fracture of the knee, and the verger is much cut and burned about the face. It is believed that the space under the floor had become quite full of gas before the escape was dis- covered. A DESIGN TO VICTIMISE HIGHLANDERS.âOn Thurs- day in the Birmingham Police-court, Charles King, licensed victualler, and William Breckenridge, were brought upon remand charged .with conspiring together and obtaining plates for the purpose of defrauding the British Linen Company's Bank of Scotland. It was stated that the Linen Company's Bank had a singularly good reputation in Scotland, so that the Highlanders driving their cattle into the lowlands for sale rather pre- ferred the company's notes to gold itself. Acting upon this, the prisoners had contemplated purchasing cattle from the Highlanders by forged notes of the company, but fortunately for the Gael, but unfortunately for the prisoners, they applied to a man named Pearson to engrave the plates, and he being an honest man informed his employer, Mr Storer, who communicated with the police. The prisoners were, by the instructions of the police, led on to fully committing themselves in the affair. The examina- tion was adjourned to enable further evidence to be pro- duced. AN UNKNOWN INSTITUTION. â People will be sur- prised to learn that there is in London a Marriage Insti- tution, an office for arranging marriages, that is well- known in all lands of the earth.' We certainly did not know of it; but it is advertised in large letters across two columns of the Augsbwry Gazette, a respectable paper in Germany. The advertisement describes the London Office for Marriages' as the I ancient international in. stitution to facilitate the conclusion of mattimonial al- liances.' Thus it proceeds: The direction of the in- aJlIands-of-the-earth-well-known international mar- riage-arranging institution of England, which can affirm the many happy re'ults of its blessing, rich operations through official and private attestations, offers to all persons desiring to mmafry its mediatory services for the formation of nuptial ties, and remarks respectfully that its family connexions, supported upon long-yeared ex. periences, enable it to satisfy all, even the highest, re- quirements of rank and property. Discretion is uncon- ditionally guaranteed. Ladies will please address in writing, and post paid, to Madame Directoress- Gentlemen to Messrs -1 It is well to note that the great international IDatJtutiou is modestly located in a London suburb not commonly visited by our aristocracy. -Globe. CAUTION TO YoUNG WOMEN.-A.t the Marylebone Police-court a number of young women waited upon Mr Mansfield for his ad"lCo:under the following circum- I stances, and also to ask hun if he could not grant a sum- mons. They elected one as spokeswoman, and she stated that she saw an advertisement in the Clerkenwell News stating that young people were wanted to learn a busi- ness. She went to the addresg, aud was told that on payment of five "u#ines8 would be taught her in ten days after which she would be able to earn thirty- five shillings a week. There were twenty-five young women there, all of whom had paid five shillings each for the instruction. They k had found out it was only a Bwindle.-Mr Mansfield asked what the business was.- Applicant produced a Piece °f glass, on which was painted the words, 41° memorian. Died 2nd July, 1799,' and said the man gave them a little wooden stand and a small brush, and then for about ten minutes told them how to paint the letters. After being there ten days, the man told tbem they were not quite competent, and t'aat they must have more ^instruction.âIn reply to the magistrate, applicant sai:. the placp wag jn Howell- striot. Paddington,âMr Mansfield said be could not help -ris. B waa sorry for them; it was very indis- t-r to pitri h their money. If he granted a sum- m â b" die not believe they would get redrew. He I hoped the press uld notice the matter to prevent others being dupe. MELANCHOLY SUICIDE.-A shocking case of suicide occurred at Bridlington, on luesday evening last. The daughter of Mr Nicholson, of Bridlington-quay, shoe- maker, aged 20, seems to have contracted a strong par- liality for a young man who visited her last Sunday for the purpose of informing her of the condition of another youug woman who had an immediate claim upon him for marriage. This intelligence seemll to have had a 3"?riou8 effect upon her mind. On Tuesday- evening, ifter preparing tea for the family, abe purchased six- pennyworth of vermin poison, went to a friend's house )n the quay, and inserted the whole of the strychnine powder into a piece of an orange and swallowed it. Two nedical men administered antidotes, but spasms, &o 'rom the poison were so rapid that they were ineffectual, ( md death put an end to her sufferings. The following ( etter was found after her death â1 Commercisfc-build- 1 ngs, Quay Road. Deatf Thomas,âBy the time you I 'eoeive this I shall have done with nil here. I have I wrne it as long as I possibly could. You have gone too ( ar this time. It is more than I can bear. But I feel i ure the Lord will forgive me fcr putting myself to such i .n untimely end, and I shall meet you in Heaven c or since I saw you on Sunday I cquld not content t aysalfin anyplace; and so now I hope that you will t It) relieved, and marry the young woman you have i educed.' t