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By the third section ot the late Vagrant Act, "all persons imposing, or endeavouring to impose, I upon any private individual, by false representa- tion, either verbally or in writing, with a view to obtain money, or some other aivadt-ge or benefit, are to be deemed rogues aod vas.ib »»ds, and may be sent to hard labour in the H >u»f: of Correction, not exceeding three months, nor less than one month." The late Duke of Grafton beine one day for- hunting, near Newmarket, a Quaker, upon an eminence at some distance, pulled off his hat, and gave a Yoix Tally ho I" The hounds imme- diately ran to him, and being drawn off the scenf, were consequently at fault, which so enragt-d the Duke, that gallopping up to the offender, he asked him in angry tones, 6 Art thou a quake:}" I am, friend," replied the man.â Well, then," rejoined his Grace, 11 as you never pull off your hat to a Christian, I will thank vlln in fu- ture not to pay that comphment to a fcx." The George IV. sailed from Waterford for Quebec on the 30th of Julv, with 115 passen- gers on board, and on the 14th came lit contact with tbe Hannah, of South Shields, from Mira- michi for London. When the vessefs struck the wind blew strong from the south west The pas- sengers were at rest; their ser>sat',ons on 1)1. discovery of an accident so sudden and unexpect- ed, may be more easily conceived than described. The George IV. immediately put her helm down and used every exertion to keep clear "ut the darkness of the night rendered it to do so. The George IV. carried away her tww- prit, foremast, and miiio-lop-mast the Hannah lost her formast and main-top-mast, stove in her bows, and became water logged in less than half an hour; five of the hands of the George IV. got on board the Hannah when the vessels struck, expecting the former would founder immediatly but luckily, by the greatest exertioni, both ves- sel. were cleared in about ten minutes without loss on either side. The Hannah was lost sight of soon after, and her crew with theliands of the George. IV. who got on board at the lime of the accident (thirty-six in number) after remaining on the wreck for 22 hours, were happily taken off by tbe Mary, of South Shields, transferred to an American Schooner, and arrived at Cowes.- After the accident, the George IV. was placed in a situation to return to Waterford, at which port she succeeded in arriving safe on the Sdth* repaired the damage she had sustained, sailed sgain on the 17th September, aud came into this port on Thursday last. It is perhaps not generally known that Miss Brown, to whom Captain Parry is so much at- tached, i. the daughter of Mr. Brown, the pro- prietor of the colliery of Jarrow, in the county of Durham, formerly belonging to the late Sitnosi Temple, Esq., of Hylton Castle." iyeu,,ctistle Chronicle. .MR. HOITORJ-O-OO reading the above I cannot help remarking, that much has Keen said of Ime regarding Captain Parry and Miss Brawn, arut that it is certainly rather II curious circumsisnrtS that the Miss BrowlH have perhaps caused a greater sensation on accouci of their !)cauI) and accomplishments, both in Eoglt.i.1, tiehni.t, anil Scotland, than any other name it", t can be men- tioned. To begin with the English beiles, tiie Mis. Browns, of Bath, daughters of Cotonel Brown, of MiirlhoroUgh-huildinss chr.se bates are too well known to lit,(,(i ai)-y mine. Sect)nlly. Iit- NJ i;i ih« late Lieutenant-Gener-1 l!n>»u, f-J-tvenmr at i'lyitiouih, natives ot ihs Ivneiild I«,»? i »H ce- icbrated beauties. Tnifdiy. )í¡ !¡,, ¡¡I)\IH. oi Edinburgh, whose mother (Hie betuiiiui M !«s Hume) was so much noticed by his pri-s*ni P>i«- Jesty. lier dau;-Ii,,crs ar*e lively women of the pre«ent day.âJ *.n, Mi, l^ditor, vour humble R<'rv,»(»i. AN ADMIRER f 'Hu \11>S BROWNS.

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