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THE "CITY OF BOSTON."

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WHEI< THEY BE MOKE In th,…

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DEATH OF SIR JAMES SIMPSON.

AN EVANGELICAL SISTERHOOD.I

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- A HINT THAT MIGHT BE ACTED…

FATAL COLLISION AT SEA.

DEATH OF A LADY BY ACCIDENTAL…

--------A WOMAN MAY BE APPOINTED…

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A WOMAN MAY BE APPOINTED OVERSEER. In the Bail Court, in London, in the canse of ex parte Mrs. Gold," Mr. Manisty, Q C., applied for a rule calling upon the Justices of Montgomeryshire to show cause why a certiorari should not issue directing them to bring up the order for the appointment of Mrs. Gold as an overseer of a parish, in order that it might be quashed. Mrs. Gold was a lady upwards of sixty years of age. She was the widow of General Gold. and was the proprietress of large landed pro- perty. The justices had appointed Mrs. Gold and three gentlemen to be overseers for the present year. She applied for the certiorari on the ground that there were upwards of fifty men in the parish who were competent and qualified to serve the office of overseer. Although a woman was liable to serve, still he sub- mitted that it was only in cases of necessity that the justices would be justified in appointing a woman. The only case he could find was one where the order was confirmed upon the ground that there was a necessity for the appointment. Mr. Justice Lush was of opinion that there ought not to be a rule. It had been long settled that a woman might be appointed to the office of overseer, and he doubted whether there was any power in the Court to interfere.—Rule refused.

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