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general gctUattg. IRON TRADE.—We understand that at a meeting of the Staffordshire Ironmasters, held 011 the 26th ult., it was agreed that no alteration be made in prices." ANOTHER MURDER IN TiPPI!RAIIY.k man named Kennedy was murdered on Thursday evening week when returning from the fair of Borrisokane, accom- panied by his wife. The ill-fated man's brother was murdered about four years ago, and a fellow named Shea was executed for the crime. It is said that Kennedy was killed in a fight which he had with some of his companions. I:> CAUTION TO WAGGONERS. — On Saturday evening se'nnight, as John Smith, a waggoner in the employ of Mr. C. Mapp, of Richards' Castle, in this county, was flogging one of his horses in the stable with a whip, the animal kicked him in the chest with both his legs. He crawled out of the stable into a bay; a surgeon was sent for, but his services were of no avail, for after lingering 23 hours in most agonizing pain, death terminated his sufferings. An inquest was held on Tuesday week, be- fore H. T. Fluck, Esq., deputy coroner, when a verdict of accidental death was returned.-HeTeford Journal. N::w RAILWAY SCHEMES.—The week's enumeration of new schemes embraces no fewer than 14. Amongst them may be mentioned the Birmingham and Oxford Junction, which proposes to connect the north with the west of England the Gloucester, Aberystwith, and Cen- tral Wales, with a capital of one million and a quarter; the great Sicilian, to skirt the north-west coast of Sicily the Bengal Great Western, 425 miles from Calcutta to the interior; the Carlow and Kilkenny the Manchester, Liverpool, and Great north of England the Auxerre a branch of the Paris and Lyons; the Bremen and Bre- menhafen, 40 miles from Bremen to the harbour of the. Weser; the British Guiana, for connecting Demerara Essequibo, and Berbice; the direct west of England, a broad gauge line from Reading and Newbtfry to Taunton The Birmingham Thame, and Buckingham the Bir- mingham, Warwick, and Daventry Junction the Swe- dish General; and the Regent's Canal line from Pad- dington to Limehonse. NIEDEK. SELTERS.—The Nieder Selters Spring has been the object of numerous researches both to chemists and naturalists. The igneous power 'of the earth are unquestionably employed in its production. To be con- vinced of the fact, one has only to examine the basin of the Emsbach and Taunus. The central fire of the earth has singularly influenced the configuration of the Taunian chain and adjoining country. All the springs which arise in the Taunus, and indeed, in the whole duchy of Nassau, are found, as in the Caucasus, to take their origin, in vol- canic formation, in a series of basaltic rocks, which are reft asunder, as it were, to afford them a clear passage. Germany, the cradle of Werner, Buch, Humboldt, and Leonard, contains not a single canton which remains un- explored by scientific devotees. The Taunian chain, particularly, has been the Theatre of many and profound explorations, which all demonstrate the presence of volcanic formations and mineral waters.—A short Essay on Sellers Waters. INGENIOUS TOBACCO SMUGGLING.—Monday a seizure of casks, which contained 2001bs. of cigars and cheroots, was made on board a vessel at Brewer's Quay, Lower Thames- street, London, by an officer named Kirgeman. The ves- sel had just arrived from Holland with a cargo of butter, cheese, and other goods, and seven beer casks, which were directed to Brewer's Wharf, to be left till called for, and were about to be landed as empty casks, in the usual manner, when the revenue officer, Kirgeman, took off the head of one of the casks, and it appeared at the hrst glance to be quite empty, but°na c|0^r inSpectio„ he found the barrel was lined with a tin case of the same shape as the barrel, and between that and the barrel itself the cigars and cheroots were concealed He then opened the other barrels, and found them lined with tin in the same manner, and a similar quantity of cigars and cheroots in each. He seized the casks and their contents, and rolled them to the Queen's warehouse at the same time giving information to the Board of Cus- toms, who ordered the vessel to be put under seizure also for the present. Each barrel contained about 301bs. of cigars and cheroots T:» are of the beit quality, and the duty upon them alone is JE90. Of course no person bag wmefwrwlt 9 own ft; casks w Mcwtegtf* THE DUKE OF "WELLINGTON U><N LULLING.—The Duke of WelIingtonh:is addressee ftp ttowing note to one of the lion, ^ecrttaries of the VsPSion for the Dis- couragement of During, i« re pi p e circular lately issued by the conllrlttee suggest!^ assure for deciding disputes on points Of lionotil- by I- to atbitration —London, June 211. 1" ield Mai|jaiJi)uke of Well- ington presents hisl:oml»h|,icntso Chin Hope. The Duke having been the person w^ lI'e performance of his duty, recommcJ1'1'1' *° ^er \je^lhe issue of the rules referred to ill Captain H(ys I'er, his desire to put an end to the practice of d^'ina'ljutes by fighting duels cannot be deuhted. Kvei gjilman can form as correct a judgment us the Duk cfl pon the benefit likely to be derived from an as,e^i< such as is des- cribed." This was addressed toajtai Hope, lt-X. Mrs. Hawkey has addressed |ittej0 t|ie Moru'uuj Post on the subject of the lat^t^jdu at Portsmouth, in which her husband shot Mseon of course, her object is to absolve Mr. much blame M possible. She say3 tlie e'ence a (he inquest was very one-sided; a»(l urges facj,, her,band's favour. The challenge eiiâ„¢"ated froM,$el„t (alKl not from Mr. Hawkey,) in consequeucf the her having, while the former was quitting the H roCIl'ou the Monday night preceding, a(iniiiiistere-ki(k (c s(Illctiiiiig very like one) to linn, lor haviq0hl liin (Mr. Ilawkey) 'that a light cavalry man cOtliever,e satisfaction, or mix hiinseif up with an infi-y on-V jr words to that effect. The challenge was^M to^]r. Hawkey by Lieutenant Ucwtes who orb sallie evening published a letter injurious to Hawkey )11. Scon's antagonist received but did not return it geit'^nau's first fire. Notwithstanding which, a sid pi^ol Was put into the hands of both principals, t di*cP"'aftd, without any effort being made to arrest affair" Mrs. Hawkey leaves it to those gentlemeiij are-^iersant with such affairs to determine how fai seco111' of Mr.Seton was, by the undeistood laws of tiny, justified in permitting his friend to deliver a secoihot after his first shot had been received but not retd by his antagonist, ?t /to thereby received two shenut delivered only one." Mrs. Hawkey then enlargi the malignant manner" in which her husband and ecQUd have been pursued in their absence by eertaiison/1 at l'ortsmouth both "due and undue" means' ng'beeu employed to pro. cure witnesses for the protioii. 1 IIKLANI). —MURDER iiXoi.vTi'.R.—A murder under peculiar circumstances, \'o[J'lJlÃśted in the barracks of Athlone, on Thursday weby°4e of the suldiers of the 32d Regiment on his coml, It appeared that they slept in the same apartment, aprevious to retiring to bed they exchanged some sliav0i^srand in the course of their dispute the deceasei}.U)eclthe other of marrying an improper woman. TlySia«[leM did not apprehend the awful act that foliowkistilt guilty man appeared partly reconciled, but he),;e about 11 o'clock, when deceased was asleep, an<ir0f inv alarm was commu- nicated 'if kilieil him stimulation. There were upwurds of V0 men in i ,10^ at the time, but so quiet W and quickly did tli||t>v t.veeute his intenliuii that fliey were not aware of 11 i|t''II their "ùlUl,1l! life was taleu. The miu Jercr vi,|H(di.,tely seized, and he did not attempt to deny a> 1thicb he had committed. The account from whi tl> foregoing is taken was dispatched from Athlon^ri o& Friday and it (Joes not contain the names of eit- ti aiurderer or his victim. IRELAND. MuuDBH.^vnurder, startling even for Ireland, was perpetrate^ pnjay week, in the county of Cavan. Mr. George ,n looth, of Urumcarbin, near Crossdoney, was shot de 0 fcis return from church at mid-day. He was drivitfrj| Kilmore church in a gig, with two young childrei^.jli a third, a boy of eleven years, rode behind 011 n When he arrived at -The Rooks,' the resihcDf the Sub-Sheriff, Mr. William Bell, he was ir yi man, who walked coolly and deliberately along t yj smoking a long pipe. The villain walked up toKJooli1) presenting a horse- pistol. It is thought oth 8tooped his head, and that on his doing so the a rer firedl" He was shot from behind the ball pa,j hrou«h his shoulder, into the back of his head, an ^jy through his forehead. The murderer got clear q4NIr. Booth is said to have been a gentleman of ejingly mild and courteous manners, of great good.Je an,l benevolence, very popular in the neigliboti, highly esteemed of the gentry in his own rank, gloved in his family circle." The only motive that caityScri{jed for this foul crime is, that Mr. Booth had ofy some of the lawless people of Cavan by acts in his matrial capacity. He is also said to have been the lea.dilrangeman in that quarter. The murder was witnessed^any, and a lady called to the bystanders to stop the dercr; but, of course, he who shot a man In Irelauls in no danger from the people. A contemporary t'ksthat this national trait, the readiness to harbour.rdercrs, has existed ever since it was pointed out b^ncer in the time of Eliza- beth there is no proof thi did not exist long before —in the boasted days of lj Boroihme. How deeply _it is fixed in the Irish ellier, appears from the fact that the most humane ROtelligent natives, such as Mr. O'Connell or Mr. grtO'Brien, do not appear to see anything peculiar in the murder is deprecated but the harbouring of theassin, the act most signifi- cant of evil, is passed oveunimportant if not venial: and murders in England mentioned by way of set- off,-as if there were IlOtillctiou between individual crime, where the inurdtls obliged to skulk like a hunted beast, and the ursal misprision of murder. Some impute the propens0 the fact that the Irish are H cauiiot be tile 'fo' Scotland does as lnucll propottionv without being a starving nation. And evliere the Scotch are starving, they do not become a pILlion of accomplices in mur- der. Nor were the Iri>Wi,ys a starving race so that murder cannot be strictmputable to starvation. Are we then to dispair 0nendment ? By no means; although the remedy is so obvious as to be glibly re- commended in half a d' sentences. It is evident that mere material improvcts, either making big farms or feeding the people, ,,pt cure the homicidal epidemic. The Standard talks "terminating or disarming the people admitting th.tet-miiiatioi would not do, and force not at present.'oeiclon Bi"3 and arms Bills, indeed, do but ag^re l'le evi' at a" times. Mere laws can do n0thinoecause laws subsist on public opinion, and public on in Ireland—always excepting the few who derive t'anouaoe> information, and tone of understanding, jy'the Saxon"—is not averse from murder. If neiihcfterial satisfaction, force, nor law will do, what remaj The Irish are most impressible on the score of -they may be coaxed into anything, from ini,'ing an agent or paying Repeal rent to playing a ui nte police and being industrious the policy which 1,4 work a change in Ireland must appeal to the feey. Let some statesman try in good earnest how it wou° to use as the medium of appeal the greatest moral existing in Ireland, the priest- hood.—Spectator. THE REV. MR.ICELEY'S CASE.—On Monday Sir H. J. Fust deliverU('gment in this case, the question in which carne be the Arches Court by virtue of let- ters of request fri/he Lord Bishop of London, under the provisions of toliurcii Discipline Act. There had been no defence and the Court had to take upon itself the duty o'nsidering the cases without having heard arguments P*rt of the defendant. The Rev. Mr. Oakeley, in fhad admitted that some offence had been committed him against the canons and laws ecclesiastical of Church of Rngland. The learned judge then statJle articles exhibited as set forth. The principal cle, against Mr. Oakeley was his pub- lished letter, adsed to the Bishop of London. He admitted most of Nicies exhibited against him. lie admitted that ii"9 he subscribed the Thirty nine Articles, that hè's a member of the Church of Eiig- lan(I, an(1 licenser the Bishop of London. He admitted that he Was the hor of the letter complained of, and that he resiùed ;he diocese of London, consequently that he was wit the jurisdiction of the Court. The admissions of however, he must observe, were extremelyarded ill language; neither did he admit that he hafended against the law ecclesiastical; therefore it woiie necessary to inquire how that alle- gation had been ved. At first there was a doubt whe- ther the doctrintPeach«d by Mr. Oakeley were repug- nant to the doctp of the Church of England, and the Court would haieen hiippy to have heard the argu- ments of counstfoii tfait point, but Mr. Oakeley had not thought projto instruct counsel or take any steps for his defence Mr- JOakeley declared himself in favour of the (rLnes 'of the Roman Church. The learned Judge a read, the letter addressed by Mr. Oakeley to the 6ulk of London, and commented upon its contents as Mr. Oakeley admitted that he was account tat'the bishop for his conduct, and, therefore the (rt to decide whether that conduct was against the cipWe and doetrines,of the Church of England, and b*S^lhe ReV- gentleman under ecclesi- astical censure. Mr"I'keley contended that he had a right to maintaitif -he-Wased,the whole of the doctrines of the Romish CJrdMVith that the Court had nothing to do. What iihad o decide was, whether the rev. gentleman had 3ted 3titrary to the tenor and spirit of the Thirty-nine Arties, to which he had voluntarily subscribed, and t the nons of the Church of England. The Court then rad a' referred at some length to va- rious paragraphs in t pamphlet of Mr. Oakeley, and concluded by saingtt was not necessary to travel through each anicle the Church of England. Upon almost all the Church Rome dilfered from that Church and as Mr. Oakeley reed with the former, he could not agree with the er. The Court could not think that the words of thirticles admitted that Catholic or Roman meaning whictr. Oakeley contended for. No man could entertain doubt that Mr. Oakeley was a professed Roman Catle; and the Court being satisfied of this, it had no hetion in saying that the promoter of the suit had provedi case, and that Mr. Oakeley was Liable to ecclesiastic-lensure. -What should be the amount of that censuir punishment the Court had now to consider. Mr. Oaly had professed doctrines utterly inconsistent with alfJpposed to the doctrines of the Church of Englandnd he had given no explana- tion-he had olfered justification for such conduct. If, then, in any caseirely in this case, the court must Pronounce a severe tence in order to prevent other Persons from falling ) those errors into which, in the opinion of the court,r. Oakeley had fallen. The sen- tence of the court, tkfore) would be that the license of Mr. Oakeley asnster of St. Margaret's chapel be revoked that he be permitted to perform ministerial duties in that chapeb in any other church or chapel within the diocese of,ntion, or within the province of Canterbury, until hllQuld declare his willingness to renounce, and shoulinQtjnce, his present heresies and errors. This sentenq to be published in St. Margaret's chapel on Sunday t, the 6th of July, and Mr, Oakeley must of cae be condemned in the costs of thwt frocçedwf8.

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