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A NEW REFORM ASSOCIATION.

n THE SUICIDE OF VICTOR TOWNLEY.I

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THE LATE CARDXNAL WISEMAN.

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On Monday, very quietly, and with total absence of ceremonial observances, the body of Cardinal Wiseman was removed from the house he had lately inhabited in York-place, to the chapel of St. Mary, in Moorfields. A crowd, principally composed of the humbler class of Roman Catholic communicants, gathered before the door as early as three o'clock in the afternoon, expect- ing that the removal of the corpse would take place sometime that evening, and perhaps early. It was nearly half-past eleven, however, before the plain hearse, drawn by four horses, moved from the door, and midnight had struck when the sad burden was deposited in the body of the chapel. Encased in a leaden coffin, the remains of the lamented cardinal—lamented sincerely and affectionately by the poor mourners who stood in the cold rain near his doorstep, and who spoke in low voices and with tears upon their cheeks when he was atlast borne forth—reposed in the centre of the darkened drawing-room till the arrival of the undertakers and their assistants. The great waxen torches had burnt down into mere clots, and one or two had flickered quite out, leaving only a light which, being certainly "dim," may not unfitly be also spoken of as "religious." A female domestic watched, and sometimes knelt and prayed, by a chair a little removed from the bier; and as the priests in attendance entered the room, they also knelt, but closer to the leaden coffin, on which a bunch of white and red camellias had been placed. One face, that of Dr. Searle, the Roman Cathqljc canon, who was so frequently the companion in public of the cardinal—and who is almost as familiar to the sight of persons admitted to the private views of the Royal Academy—was noticeable as, an his entering the chamber of death, he turned his keen gray eyes sternly and almost forbiddingly on the little knot of undertaker's men who stood in the vestibule, waiting to carry the leaden coffin down the stairs, and place it within the oaken one which stood in the entrance hall ready to receive it. This outer coffin, which was of very large dimensions, being fully seven feet long, and thirty-two inches across the widest part, is of polished oak, richly adorned with gilt handles, and studded with embossed nails. When the coffin of lead had been deposited within it, the transference of the cardinal's remains to Moorfields was proceeded with as quickly as the occasion would pro- perly allow. Arrived at the chapel, it was carried in- to the middle of that sacred building, and was placed upon a bier, draped with violet cloth, the b )rder of which was richly embroidered with gold lace. A few priests and acolytes stood by, and candles were held aloft, and a crucifix was also raised, but no religious service was then performed. The head of the corpse was turned towards the altar, this position denoting the high ecclesiastical dignity of the deceased. Over the coffin was spread the Bowyer pall," arich cover- ing which is well known to Roman Catholics as belong- ing to Sir George Bowyer. The cardinal's red hat was placed near the foot, and its long silken appendages fell down low on either side. On Tuesday m H-ning a solemn requiem for the re- pose of the soul of the late Cardinal Wiseman" was performed at the Church of the Immaculate Concep- arfm^ T B.erkeley-square. The church, which is that of the Jesuits, was draped in black and the splendid music of Mozart, written on his death bed was performed with great solemnity.

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