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THE MURDER AT SUNDERLAND.âAn inquest was held OD the body of the captain, an account of whose murder appeared in our last paper, and a verdict of Wilful Murder returned igainst the mate. Although the boy Muller, who made a con- fession implicating the mate as the perpetrator of the murder, ias not been included in the verdict of the coroner, yet be has since been committed by the magistrates for Wilful Murder. THE PRINCES-STREET MURDER. FURTHER REWARD. This horrible transaction being still shrouded in mystery, Mr. i'earce, the friend of the unfortunate Mr. Westwood, has in ad- lition to £ 200. already offered by him, caused bills to be publ- ished, promising £ 100. more making, with the reward (and >ardon) offered to be paid by Government, the large sum of f500. Although this or any other additional amount is unne- cessary to stimulate the police, who are indefaligably on the ilert to discover the barbarous murderers, it will probably in* j uce one of the confidants of the wretches to do an act of justice "y delivering them into the bands of the law.âLonden Paper. THE CRors.âWe hear from all quarters the most gratifying issurances as to the crops. Grain of every description, and particularly wheat, is vigorous, forward, and abundant. There has rarely been a better promise for the harvest, and should the promise be reahzed, it will be a blessing of the first importance 10 the productive, and especially to the working-classes, who have felt the effects of the late bad harvest in many waysâin 'he high price of food, in the direct injury done to trade, and in .he derangement of the money market. During the last fort- night the weather has been everything that could be wishedâ ilternate rain and sunshine, with a prevalence of the true sum- ner warmth which was most of all wanted. The only excep- ion to our favourable agricultural report ts, that the crops of ^rass are light, but they will turn out better than could have been hoped for a fortnight since.âLeeds Mercury. Lord Morpeth's grand dejeunt a la fourchette, given on Sa- turday at the villa of the Duke of Devonshire, at Chiswick, to upwards of seven hundred persons, many of them of the highest rank, and including all parties in the state, was the most bril- iant fete of the season. The company began to assemble about three o'clock, and at the hour of six the banquet com- menced. Tents had been erected on the fine lawn, sufficiently capacious to enable the entire assembly to be entertained at the same time. The viands were of the most costly and choice de- scription, and although in the early part of the day the weather was unfavourable, the afternoon exhibited gleams of sunshine 'he tents, however, weie so constructed as to prevent any in- convenience arising fiom the rain. The gaidens, green houses, and grounds, at Chiswick, were never in finer condition.â Many of the noble visitors lingered until late in the evening, Ind all left the scene with regret. Roy AL MARRIAGE Prince William Alexander of Orange, the eldest son of the Prince of Orange, and grandson of the King of the Netherlands, was married at Stuttgart, on the 18th inst., to the Princess Frederica Sophia Matilda, second daugh- ter of the King of Wurtemburg. The young Prince is in his 23rd year, and the Princess in her 22nd year. We are authorised to contradict the statement relative to the properly left by the Bishop of Peterborough. The whole free- hold or landed property his lordship possessed did not amount to £ 10. per annum, and his personal property (arising chiefly from insurances on his life,) after payment of the necessary charges upon it, was of inconsidtrable amount.âGlobe. THE ABUSE OF ACOUSTIC INSTRUMENTS.âEar-trumpets are intended for those who would otherwise be unable to hear at all yet we often see persons using them, who, if they were to exert themselves a little, would be able to hear without them. This may be considered as an abuse of them and such persons should recollect, that trumpets act on the ear as glasses do on the eye. Many have injured their hearing by improper trum- pets and, in like manner, many have hurt their sight by un- suitable glasses and I cannot caution deaf persons too strongly from the use of hearing trumpets, voice conductors, ear cornets, and other acoustic instruments and neglecting curative means when labouring under incipient deafness, oterrhce or tinnitus. -Curtzs on the Preservation of Hearing. ROYAL GEOGRAPHICAL SOCIETY.âAt a meeting of this asso- ciation held in London on June 10th, it was announced that Mr. Brooke, who had set out in the Royalist Yacht, which was his own property, to explore Singapore, and the Chinese Seas, had safely arrived at the Cape of Good Hope; and that a com- munication had been received from Captain Symes on New Zealand. LIGHTNING CONDUCTORS.-âThe Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty have appointed a Committee, now sitting at Som- merset House, to decide on the relative value and ability of Mr. Snow Harris's and all other Lightning Conductors, as applied both to her Majesty's ships and the mercantile Davy, and are > engaged in receiving evidence on the subject.