ALIVE IN THE DEAD-HOUSE. The San Francisco Alta California gives an account of the experience of a German who was supposed to have died in that city, and whose body was imme- diately removed and placed in the dead-house attached to the hospital in which he had been under treatment:— The body was deposited in a case where two other bodies had already beenplaced, and between them. The cover was put on and the keeper of the dead-house retired forthe night. About midnight a loud screaming and yelling ot the most un- earthly character was heard in the dead-house. The keeper of the dead-house was sought after, but, being aware of what he was required to do, he sought concealment, preferring to let the ghosts fight it out among themselves rather than attempt te become peace-maker. When at last he was pre- vailed upon to proceed to the dead-h. use and open the door, the ghostly form of the German, whose life had been a few hours previously pronounced extinct, and who had been dressed in the robes of the dead, stood before him. Tne keeper fainted outright, while the terrified German rushed headlong throngh the long halls and corridors of the build- ing, spreading dismay and terror as he went. Some more courageous than the rest caught and srrested him in his frantic career, but the next instant the poor German felon the floor in a flc. The physician was sent for, and restora- tives used, hy which he was restored to consciousness. How he felt when he returned to consciousness we give as he told it himself:— Veil, ven I got sick and vas in bed that day the doctor came to me and said I vas very sick. He vent away, and after he vent I fell asleep. I knew nothing more till I voke in de night, and there was no light. I put out my hand, and I could get no bed clothes, for I vas cold. I den put my hand to vone side to try for the bed-clothes, and, octi, vat you tink I got—vy a ded man Dere he vos, cold enough sure. I roared mid all the power I had, and vas going avay by the other side, ven, sure, I put my hand on another. Then I roared, and called, and cried out aU I could, aud ven I was getting up mybfad struck a board that was covering me. Oh,' said I, • vot does this mean, vere am IT Am I ded and I roared and bawled, and threw off the cover and jumped about as if I vas mad. And I knocked at the door vid my hands and feet, but nobody would open it for me, and I thought I vas dett myself. I was not shure. I had the ded man's dress on me. At last the door opened, and ven I looked at the man vat opened it he fell down mid fear, and I ran till I vas caught. Then fainted, and ven I come to myself I thought it vas a dream. Cut it is as true as I am here.
l iter fmtton Cffrasjonkttf. fWe deem it right to state that we do not at all times Identify ourselves with our correspondent's opinions.] The opening of the new London University by the Queen—a remarkable event, inasmuch as her Majesty thus gives her sanction to unsectarian education, a principle represented by the institution-has been speedily followed by the Princess Louise taking, for the first time, the principal part in a great public ceremony, the opening of the Inner Temple HalL Both events are gratifying, but the former is especially satisfactory as offeiing a contrast to the seclusion which we all regret. Hopes are now entertained that the Irish Land Bill it pretty safe. The House of Commons has latterly been in earnest in the matter. Whereas three weeks were spent in committee over the three first clauses, four days have just sufficed to pass the remaining 24 clauses of the first part of the bill. "The remaining parts," it has been pointed out, are either supple- mentary or instrumental. The second embodies Mr. Bright's scheme, which is perfectly dis- tinct from the rest of the measure,. and might be deferred without affecting the relations of landlord and tenant." It is to be hoped that the bill will reach the House of Lords in good time, and that their lordships may see fit to assent to it. It will really be a mercy to England, to say nothing about Ireland, to have this matter settled. Parliament has a sacred duty to perform in regard to what may at first seem a very small matter—it has to refuse the South-Eastern Railway Company per. mission to take a railway through Greenwich Park. If above ground—which one would think no parlia- mentary committee would for a moment think of sanctioning -it would for ever destroy the beauty and rural quietude of the park whether above or under ground the rumble of the trains would seriously affect the delicate operations at the Royal Observatory. Either objection ought to be fatal. No public topic now creates more excitement than that mysterious double murder at Chelsea. A more horrible affair has not occurred for years. In reading the lengthy accounts of it two things will naturally strike most readers, the awful atrocity of the crime and the blundering stupidity as well as wickedness of the criminal. It would seem as though the awful character of the murders had driven the murderer crazy, and as though justice had marked him for her own and had made sure of him. In respect to ordinary charges of murder, the time-honoured rule is that it is not right to make comments on the case. at least in print, till guilt is proved but this awful case is treated as an exception. There seems no doubt that a man, for the mere purpose of robbery, planned and carried out the cruel murder of a venerable clergyman and of his housekeeper, and that having effected this double object the man recklessly began squandering the money, and then did the very things that would aimost to a certainty lead to the discovery of the crime and to his own apprehension. A mountain has been in labour, and has not brought forth even a ridiculus mus. We were to have had a grand demonstration in Hyde Park last Sunday, the object being to protest against the demand of the Trench Government for the extradition of M. Gustave Tlourens, the Frenchman whose name ("not to put too fine a point upon it,") has been mentioned in connection with the recent plot against the life of the Emperor. But it soon turned out that no such demand had been made, and therefore there was no pretence for a demonstration; there was nothing to protest against; there was not even the grievance of the proposed demonstration being prohibited; and all that was left to the Republicans and would-be demagogues who had proposed this demonstration was to meet and—say what they would, should, could, or might have done thad the French Ambassador done what he didn't 40! Now is the season for Picture Exhibitions and grand Morning Concert?, so called because they take place in the afternoon. Fashionable people appear to make a point of seeing all the galleries of pictures that offer their attractions at this season of the year. And rather hard work it is. You visit, we will say, the Royal Academy, and then lounge through the rooms of the Old Bond-street Gallery. You go to the former because it is an old standard exhibition, and it is de ngueur to visit it, and you go to the latter because it is a young and flourishing institution, and bids fair to become great; but, however charming may be the pctures, you find that even lounging pleasure is hard work. And if you have any pretensions to gentility you must attend the principal morning concerts during the season —morning concerts, you must know, are so wery fashionable. Whether you really understand the Hinsic, or care for it, has nothing to do with it; it is the thing to do, and you must do it. In many other features besides music and painting, the fact that we are in the London season is apparent—in certain .quarters, but not in others. Go into Hyde Park, take a stroll down Regent-street, or a ramble in Belgravia aad you can have no doubt about it. But there are some quarters that have no season. I fear the effect of many members of the aristocracy being amongst us and of Parliament sitting produces but a small effect on Bethnal-green, Spitalfields, and Poplar. They have their seasons truly, but it is the season of frost and mow, destitution and want of employment on the one bud, or of sunshine and a fair amount of work on the other. Happily, there is now reason to believe that the working classes are pretty well employed; trade has been slowly reviving for months past; the stream of emigration has produced good results; and em. ployers and employed are, on the whole, on good terms. What a marvellous old lady i* Lady Franklin, the widow of the celebrated discoverer I Though she is nearly eighty years of age, she has reached Rio Janeiro, • en a visit to the Pacific coast, having heard that some one in Vancouver's Island possesses a letter from, or Miatmg to Sir John, which he will not deliver to any ene but herself. This latter part of the statement is rather strange, and, if true, is not particularly credit- able to the possessor; but in any case the aged widow's energy and affection for the memory of the lamented explorer are worthy of all honour. Now and then we have accounts of rioting, arising out of the inclosure of part of some public common on the outskirts of the Metropolis, but now we have a more remarkable riot about an inclosure in the City itself. It had been magisterially decided that cabs, whether privileged or not, might be taken for hire into the Fenchnrch-street terminus the railway company set this at nought, and made an inclosure by chains for the privileged cabs; and then about 30 men with sledge hammers break down barriers and chains and send in unprivileged cabs in triumph. Of course this was not done without a counter-attack, and a regular fight. In the interest of people arriving from the country, it is to be hoped that the free-trade cab party may ulti- mately triumph. Some men and boys have just been sent to prison ♦or seven days for gambling in the streets. Very proper, too only it is a pity that lID many other gamblers are allowed to escape. I. more places than one in London little knots of honey-look- ing men may still be seen betting with each other and making up their books, although the police are supposed to prevent this. And it is well-known that there are rfnki in the metropolis established for no other purpose than to facilitate betting. The street gamblers—the London roughs who are imprisoned for tossing with halfpence—may think it hard that they should be punished while worse offenders go scot free. But then if these betting clubs are touched, what about Tatter- sail's to which so many members of Parliament tielong? Ay, there's the rub. There is no reason, however, that though the Government cannot do all that it might wish in the matter, it should not do what it can. The evils produced by betting are enormous, though their origin is often hidden. Am illustration has just transpired, in the suicide of a betting' flWO who bad lost a large sum of money on the Chester cap.
THE ORDER OF RELEASE! Mr: Bobertson, at JJundonnacaie, the "Soottish chieftain," who was imprisoned for slandering a judge, was released from Perth gaol on Saturday morning. Shortly after seven o'clock crGWlds began to congregate opposite the entrance to the gM2. and when eight o'clock arrived the assemblage numbered between ten and twelve hundred people. Opposite t. the prison gate an open carriage drawn by two grey horsac, one of which was mounted by a postilion, was standing ready to receive Mr. Robertson when he emerged from his place of confinement. Precisely at eight o'clock the eate opec^d, and the appearance of Dundonnachie was received with deafening cheers, which were again and again renewed. Mr." Robertson waved his cap, and seated himself in carriage, in which he was accompanied by two other gentlemen. Two pipers then placed themselves in front ft. the carriage, which salved slowly along the principal in the city. .At ten e'clocka larare aoa&her of gentleman sat down •to breakfast with Mr. R>berfca0D, at the Temperance Hotel, aod the latter made a speech in which he ex- plained that it was his anxiety to haya the tolls re- moved from tiie Dunkeld bridge that got ton into tremble. He had heen served with an interdict terms conduct in the matter, and he had finally been put into gaol, from whence he admitted that he had written an insulting letter to the Lord Advocate, defying him to ieing a charge against him, and the result was that the jLard Advocate intimated to him that no proceedings could be taken against him. He was therefore saost Tmwazrantably kept in prison, ..n.d that was the thing flrhich had irritated him against Sheriff ggrclay.
Intke ca?e of Vi yian v. Vivian and Waterford," it was wmounoed by counsel fette Divorce Court on Tuesday that the Attorney-General had 1a418à to discover any ground fer tarthertntarvention. and Uti Penzance accordingly said that the deeree nisi for dissolutionpf marriage clamed last jear would be made absolute.
THE EXTRAORDINARY DOUBLE MURDER AT CHELSEA. ] On Saturday, William Miller was brought up at the West- I ninster police-court, charged with feloniously killing and laying Ann Boss, and further with feloniously killing and laying the Rev. Elias Huelin, at 24, Wellington-square, /helsta. The prisoner was unshackled as he was put In the lock, and maintained an erect position and extraordinary ibolidicy of countenance during the whole of the pro- ieedings, which lasted some hours. The unparalleled itrocity of the deed, only comparable to that of Green- icre, attracted a vast assemblage, who most inconveniently Towded the court and Its precincts. The prisoner was brought from the House of Detention in i cab, and about the same time the woman, Elizabeth 3reen, who at the time was said to be implicated in the tSair arrived from Chelsea station. She was miserably dad; but Serjeant .Brooker, who discovered her, having pro- vided her with suitable clothing, she was asked to identify the prisoner amongst several others, and although she eagerly scanned all the others, studiously kept her eyes off the prisoner, and at length swooned. It moy be as well to recapitulate the remarkable circum- stances that led to the discovery of the murders, by giving the evidence of Mis. Harriet Middleton, and Mr. Henry Piper, the carman, as taken before the magistrates on Friday :— Mrs. Harriett Middleton, said: I am the wife of a coach- m 11.11 and liv1ng at 2, 8ydne»-mews, Fulham-road. I am a charwoman. I saw Mr. Huelin at No. 15, Paulton's-square on Saturday last, and he said he should want me to do werk, as he wished some one handy in the neighbourhood, and I said I would come. He wrote down my address On Monday night last. at hall-past twelve, there was a loud knock at my door, and I opened the window and inquired who was there. A voice answered "Ccme down," and I did so, and saw a man, (the prisoner,) who gave me the key of the house, and told me to mind it, as the old gentleman (the deceased) was going out of town, and I should have to look after the house. I understood him to say that he was Mr. Huelin's nephew. Be said he was going at four o'clock in the morning, and would see me paid what was due to me. I told him myself or daughter would be there in the morning He then went away. At eight o'clock in the morning a man came (the prisoner) and asked for the key. I told him a French gentleman had given it to me the night before, and told him I should be ready as soon as he was there. I went in about a quarter to nine, and did some work, and about au hour afterwards the prisoner came to the house, and I let him in. He said the old man had gone to the country. My daughter went upstairs to work, and as I found that the servant (the deceased) had lett a pail and other things about, and the room half done, I ordered my daughter to finish it. I went home and left her to do this by herself. I told her to stop until I came back, but she did not, and I went back. The prisoner came and said the place ought not to be leit. We all went out, and I went part of the way home with the prisoner, and then returned, as he had been drinking. He went into the back dining-room, and ordered me to fetch up a bottle of wine from the kitchen. He then set to writing, and while he was writing a lady knocked at the door and asked for Mr. Huelin I told her he was not there, but the nephew was, and then 1 went and told the prisoner. He saw the lady, and she asked him if he received the rents from the tenants. Prisoner said he could receive the money and give a receipt. She asked if she should call in half an hour to pay the money, and be requested her to do Ie. He gave her a glass of wine, and she went away. I let her out. He went away goon after, and was gone about an hour, and same bapk in a cab with a woman; the cabman came in, and be gave the cab- man ba1f a tumbler of wine, and then he went out again to find an address. I told the cabman to inquire of the neigh- bours he went away just before twelve, and did not return that night. I sat up until halt-past three. He left two shillings Cor a cabman, and the cabman came at nine o'clock and wanted his money. I gave him the two shillings; he wanted more, and I told him if he came again the prisoner would pay him. On Wednesday night, at ten o'clock, the prisoner came with a woman to the do r, and she csme into the house to the back dining-room. He told me to fetch a bottle of wine, and I did so, and in half an hour Mr. Piper came. He is a van proprietor in Marl- boTough-Toad. Prisoner then said the things were going into the country, as the old gentleman was out of town. All the things were to go away, including the boxes in the kitchen. He took the light, and shewed my daughter where they were. Mr. Piper wanted the cord to fasten the boxes, and as I removed a box airainst the wall he called out, What blood is that t" The blood went on his coat. The woman that came with the prisoner asked me the way upstairs, and when I shewed her she went directly. Mr. Piper and the prisoner went upstairs, and I waited till thay came back with a policeman. They went downstairs, and galled me down. I saw a dead body in a box: it was that of ttw housekeeper, whom I knew as Anne. She once brought me toirsls, Ac., to clean the house in Wellington- square. Henry Piper, sworn, said > 1 am a greengrocer, and also a van proprietor. Last Wednesday night, at twenty minutes past nine, the prisoner came Into my shop and asjeed 11 he could have a machine or cart to move tome luggage that night. i told him he could, and he told me to send it to J.3, PauIton's-iqaare. The goods were to be taken to the west end of FulhaPL I told him it was raining and late, and I must be well paid. He said, "make your charge. I'll pay you," He told me to be there in half-an-hour. I went there, and the door was opened by Mrs. Middleton, the charwoman. He said that some of the luggage was upstairs and some down. He told me to coma dowpstairs and follow him. He went down to the kitchen, and asked the charwoman to show a light; he wanted some cord to bind boxes; be found some on the dresser in the front room. He said he wouJd cord the box, but I said I could do it better, and took the cord. I passed it round the centre of the box, and I noticed that prisoner now wore spectacles, which he had not on when he came to the shop. lie was very much confused, and I laid," Give me the cord, I'll fasten the boxes." I corded the centre, and turned the box 011 the end resting on one thigh to finish cording, and as I did so my hand felt wet. I looked at it and found there was blood on it. I put the box down directly, and when I knew it was blood I said to the prisoner, What does this mean ?" There was a large pool of blood ou the place I had lifted the box from. I said again, "What does this blood do here ?" He never answered me. I turned round and asked Mrs. Middleton if she could give any explanation of the blood about the noorand under the boxes; she said she could not. The prisoner then took off a light coat he was wearing, threw it on the blood, and shifted it about with hia foot till the blood was wiped up. [The coat was produced, and handed up to the magistrate, covered with blood and mud.] I then put the brx down in a standing position, and laid, "J shan't have anything to do with this job; J must know something more about it There was a young woman on the landing, and when I laid this and threw the box down, she ran upstairs and 011t of the touse. The prisoner passed between the bo;&: and the wail, picked TI1) the coat off the blood, and followed the woman. I followed them too. In the centre of the stairs he stopped, and while the woman went on said to me, Go back and cord that box." I said Iwonlinot, and then he stamped his foot and said impatiently a second time, You, carman, gO and tiniah Cflrdmg that box." I said, ":No, I shan't; I don't mean losing you yet; I want to know more about this." With that he left the house, and I walked by bis side to the King's-road, when I met a constable whom I t'11d about the blood and the woman going away so hurriecly, and told tbe constable to take care of the prisbner, and not. lose him. We went bacJi to the house, and I sent my man to the station for more polisaroen, and meanwhile we three walked up and down 1qfront of the houses. All at once, as we turned towards the river, the prisoner sprapg off and ran very fast towards the river. He threw his hat off as he went and also threw away the coat with the blood on it. I kept ten yardc behind him, and shouted "Murder t" and "Stop thief!" and as he passed the old church and turned into Lombard street, he slipped off the pavement and fell down into the road. I was on him before he could rise. I collared him and held him until the polfae aame. I helped the police to bring him back to the house, and came back with Sergeant Large. I shewed the sergeant the box, and he got a poker and broke it open. There waa the dead body of a woman. We sent for a doctor. I had not seen the prisoner before, but heard that he had vans twice from the shop. The prisoner, when asked if be had any questions to put, said emphatically," No." During the examination the prisoner exhibited great nervousness, at one time so palpable, especially when the witness spoke as to the strangulation, that the magistrate ordered him to be seated in the dock. He is a muscular man of unprepossessing appearance, and was kept handcuffed during the examination. The Magistrate asked Inspector Tarlton what motive had been assigned, if any. Mr. Tarit jn said none, but the love of money; the prisoner had only about jM on him when taken, and had frequently spoken avaricioualy of the money the deceased man and wopun possessed.
The following is the evidence as given on Saturday :— James Smith Iwom; I am a painter and glazier, and fre- quently worked for the old gentleman, I went to work at Wellington-square a fortnight ago last Monday. I went on Tuesday last to finish my contract, and could not get in. The prisoner was there wtiile I worked there; he waa white- washing the first week I was there. I went to Mr. Heulin for some money, and the housekeeper was there and told me to come at nine on Saturday evening. I went round to draw some money. Mr. Huelin came round to the square. On the second Monday after the 25th March Mr. Heulin said he was sorry he had found fault with me for going to do other work, because he was satisfied I had worked properly for him. Pr soner was there. Mr. Heulin asked me would I have a sove- reign or half sovereign to go on with. I laid half a sovereign was enough, and he gave me Is. to get lome beer with too in a few minutes. When he went into the house the prisoner said to me at the door, Ain't he got a lump of it ?" I said, Yes." He said, It would not be amiss to get him up or down, and put his light out, and go to America with it." Prisoner saw his money as he gave me the gold. A day after Mr. Heulin gave me another Is., but prisoner did not see it; Mrs. Boss told me I wanted a new brush, and asked the price I said. Is.; and she gave me }s from a lot of sovereigns. Prisoner laid, She's got a lump of it;" and said he would Uke to have i.; Prisoner, in a lend voice: Now Smith, you are contradict fag yojir own self on every word; what you have spoken is a falsehood altogether. Smith; I have not, It's all true, and you know it. Elizabeth Green, the prisoner's companion in the cab at the house on the night of the discovery of the body in the box, was called, but the police stated she was still in hysterics. Detective Inspecter James Pay, Scotland-yard, proved that he went on Thursday night last to 26, Seymour-place, Fulham- road, where the prisoner lived, and found some papers, title deeds referring to Mr. Heulin's property, and a bunch of keys, one of whjch fitted the rev. gentleman's wardrobe. Mr. Carter, recalled t J produce a duplicate key of the wardrobe they are similar. Superintendent Fisher: The keys are more to do with the other charge. Witness (by the magistrate): Prisoner is a married man. H v u with me to the station, and identified him as her husband. I accompanied her back to the house. There is one child at home, and she saqrs she has another at present in Scotland. Elizabeth Green, the young woman spoken of as the pri- s&iW'S companion, was the next witness. She presented an idiotip appearance, and is paralysed on the left side. She, howevev, gaye her evidence very well. She said I am married. My husband's name ia Edward Green. I live at No 27, St. Anne-street, and my husband lives there for aU I know. I Rswthe prisoner last Wedaepday night I met him at the next street to Windmill-street, the top of the flaymarket- I Wal selling fusees, and said to bim, Do yoa want to buy » box of lights, please?" He spoke to vofi, 8?*f> .Jf011 had better put the licfcts in joar pocket, and come with me" I did so Wa wopt Uttte Vjd he asked ma to go into "a public-house and have ^^d'noth?^_drink ? 1 did EO, as T was cold and wet and bad had nothing io eat. He took me into another pubuc-house, and gave me some to drink, and then asked me to jj°us £ 1 said I would, and we got into a fly, and he^took me to his house. and Trent into a room, he called for a biottl of wine, and a woman brought it up. I did not notice the wonian. He poured out a glass of fine, and I drank it, and a second, and drank that, and then hp wanted me to have more, but I would not. I said "Good night and went away. The Magistrate: IJid jou not jiee a van or anybody at tne door ? Witness: N". The Magistrate: Were ycu not in the houseon the landing, and prisoner followed you upstairs ? Witness No I never saw anybody, I am sure. Superintendent Fisher: It appears he tooli her to a goo I many public-houses, so that may account for her forgetfu.- ness of what took place in the house. The Magistrate: I know; she was charged before me with being drunk' and incapably the next morning, and I let her go, on the projnise she would keep from drink and go to Cambridgeshire, wherei sEe came from. Witness: I will never transgress again. The Magistrate It's a pity you cameto London. Superintendent Fisher: I believe he bought her some cl(1thes. Witness: Yes, he bought me this hat and dress, Jacket, boote, and stays; he changed silver, and as he did so gave me the coppej'?. PItt Tarlton: I ap;1 ap inspector o the T. division. I was at the station when" the prisoner was brought in and put in tha dock; he was searched by the constable by my order, and the things produced were found this deed was in the breast pocket da fhp La ft side, and had the blood on it you now see. I asked the copstawle if he was drunk; the cc-mtsble said rio, he had 1\1:i away and falieh down, and was retaken. The monpy and keys and a broken botUp wtfe foiled ip JU? pockets: the bottle had been broken In fragments, but the cork remained in the neck of it, and smelt of poison. I said I thought it was poison, and the moment I said so the prisoner, who was standing in the dock with a very high rail in front of him, suddenly fell head foremost over the front. I had him carried to the reserve room and laid on the table, and sent for Dr. Godrich. He speedily arrived, and was with the prisoner about two hours, during which time he showed no siens of consciousness. I kept him In the stiit.on till the following morning, and then by the advice of Dr Godrich sent him to St. George's Hospital in a cab. We gave him an emetic. I think he understood what was said to him. Prisoner declined to ask this witness a question. After some further evidence had been given relative to the murder of Mr. Heulin, the prisoner was again remanded. The prisoner's wife was in the reserve room but did not see her husband.
THE INQUEST ON MB. HUELIN. On Monday the circumstances attending the atro- cious murders were further elucidated before the coroner's juries, for two separate inquests were held, and at one a verdict WM delivered. The first inquiry was held by Dr. Diplock, the West Middlesex coroner, at the Lheisea Workhouse, on the body of Mr. Ruelin, when some of the evidence which had previously been given in the police-court was reiterated. After the jury had been sworn, they went to see the body, which lay in the mortuary of the workhouse; and they then went to view the house, 24, Wellington-square, where the murder was committed. The house is au eight or ten roomed one, narrowly built, and letting probably at some- thing between £30 and £ 40 a year. The workmen's tools which had been used in repairing the rooms were still lying about. In the front kitchen, a good-tissd room at the basement, marks of blood are visible on the boards, and a single stain IDay be seen on the window which lookl into the street area. The square it, however, so quiet that a crime such as this might be committed in an untenanted house at midday without arresting the attention of any one outside It seems to be highly probable that the murderer, after the deed was done, and before he called in the man to dig the hole, stowed away the body in a small dark closet or cupboard under the stairs immediately behind the water-closet. The so-called garden, at the back of the house, is a small in- closure or yard about twenty-four feet square, sur- rounded by high walls &nd effectually shut out from being overlooked from the neighbouring houses. Here the hole was dug under the wall of the closet. The head of the de- ceased was lying inside, and his legs outside, the closet. A large quantity of earth must then have been filled in, for there is quite a considerable mound of gravel in the back yard. On the jury returning to the board-room— William Watts, a detective gave evidence as to finding the body of Mr. Huelin in the house No. 24, Wellington-square. He stated that several constables had been searching for the body unavailingly until they received information from a labourer named Payne, when, on searching a particular spot near the basement water-closet, they found the body, which was without a coat, and a rope was about the neck. There was no drain where the body was, and the only implements found in the house were a pickaxe and shovel. Edward Clough, a second detective of the same division, confirmed this evidence, and deposed to discovering in the same house the hat of deceased, crushed, and with blood inside. The hat was struck in such a jnanneras to lead to the belief that a sharp blow had been given to the wearer from behind. Fresh evidence was given by a labourer named Edward James Payne, who gave the information to the police as to the spot in which deceased was buried. He stated that on Monday, the 9th, Miller, whom he had known for some two or three years, came to him and asked him to "do a job." He went at about half past twelve o'clock to 24, Wellington- square, and Miller, who had the key, opened the door and admitted him. saying that he wanted a drain dug. He pointed out the Byot to be dug as near the basement water- closet. and witness remarked that was a "ram place" for a drain to which Miller rej .ined that he was going to shift another. The work occupied abort an hour ana a half, at the end of which time the prisoner, who had lain on some straw smoking a pipe and looking on, said, You had better go now, al the old gelltleu:an may come in," Miller then walked upstaira with witness, and going into the front parlour, took a notice of the "house to let" cut of the window, remarking, "This house is let." Miller went out wit > witness and told him to come at eight the next morn- ir g to finish the work. Witness went, but there was no one in the house. Mr. Turner, a member of the Royal College of Surgeons, who had been called to see the body, said he found a piece of cord tied tightly round the neck, but that would not account for death, for he should say it had been put on after- wards. On making a post mortem examination he found a bruise on the left side of the head, the temple, as if from a heavy blow. At the back of the neck, or rather the base of the skull, there were two holes scarcely as large as peas, and on pressing the parts the brain protruded. There were no other external marks of violence. The holes mentioned were sufficient to account for death, tbe cause of which was fracture of the base of tbe skulL He did not think such an instrument as the pickaxe would have pro- duced the holes. They were so excessively small that it must have been a very sharp instrument, much sharper than the pick. The holes broke into the cells at the back of the ear. A juror suggested that perhaps the old gentleman was struck down by a shovel, as the condition of the hat indi- cated, and that a nail had been struck fnto the brain. The witness further expressed himself as of opinion that the rope was tied round the neck after death, and that by it the body had been dragged along. James Smith, the man whose evidence has been reported in tb$police.-court evidence, was re-called. He appeared much escited, and wanted to have persons called and questioned as to fac-s relating to himself. The evidence he had given before the n>agUtrate respecting the prisoner coveting the money possessed by the two deceased persons and some other matters was then read by the Coroner and attested as the evidence of the witness, who said he bore the prisoner no ill-will, only he did think the prisoner might have got him charged as well. Mr. Edward Huelin, a young man, the nephew of the de- ceased gentleman, stated that he formerly lived at 15, Paulton's-square, with his uncle, and of late had been at a farm in Lincolnshire, where he expected to see his uncle last week. He identified some of the articles found on the prisoner, as spectacles and case, penknife, pencil, rent-book, an odd glove (the fellow of this glove was found on the body of the deceased), to be the property of the deceased, and generally carried about with him. The priaoner lived in a house belonging to the deceased, and witness had been sent in March last for arrears of rent. Mr. James Ray, an inspeator of the Scotland-yard detec- tive police, stated that on Thursday he was at Chelsea police station, when a woman named Margaret Ann Miller came and identified as her husband Walter Miller, who then stood charged with the murder of Ann Boss. The prisoner was then insensible, or appeared to be so; and the woman gave as her address 24, Seymour-place. At that house witness, who was accompanied by Superintendent Fisher, [fOund in a box papers ac dressed to Mr. HueUn, such as abstracts of titles, and other papers relating to property (papers of some hulk), and a bunch of keys, and troupers with bloodstains on the thigh. He then described the steps which were taken by the police in tracing out the dead body at Wellington square. The hat and stick of deceased were found under boards which had been screwed down, and at the place where a bidy was found a drain stone had been let m to give the appearance that there waa a drain there. Some surprise was ereated hy the witness saying that to all appearance the old man was killed in the morning, and his body was concealed in a cupboard in the back kitchen until after the hole was dug. Mrs. Middleton, the woman who, with her daughter, had been put in possession of the house by the prisoner under the guise ot a foreigner, was then recalled, and she said that though she had no doubt now that the prisoner and the '"French foreigner" were one and the same, yet so well was the disguise assumed that she was deceived. He brought her the key at at out twelve or half-past on Monday, the 9;h, told her he was Mr. Huelin's nephew, with a request to take care of the house, she having been employed there before, and the next morning, when Miller came in his working dress, she tpjd him a Frenchman had given her the key. Tbe witness was cross-examined at great length by another witness, and he questioned her with some harshness as to her not finding out that the prisoner and the Frenchman were one and when, in the courae of his own testimony, he made the mistake of confounding the woman with her daughter he raised a laugh against himself which even the serious nature of the inquiry could not suppress. The woman's daughter was then called, and she gave her evidence in a clear and straightforward manner, supporting the testimony her mother had given. From this evidence it appeared that Miller treated the house as his own, and actually went after rent which some tenants were ready to pay. He alternately appeared in his disguise, with spectacles and a beard, and in his working dress. Evidence was then given with respect to the house being found unsecured on Monday night, and it appeared from this that a neighbour saw the back door open of the Paulton's- square house and told the police, with whom he effected an entry. They found in one room a pail and the room half sciubbed, but nothing more, and it was thought the old gentleman had gone into the country, and that some accident had overtaken the housekeeper. Harriett Sibley, a widow, living in Brompton, stated that she was at tea with the Millers on Sunday, the 0th, at 26, Si-ymour place, fulham-road. Miller was at home when she weBt, at about S o'ctook in the afternoon, and she left him there when he went away, at about I) o clock at night. The witness recounted the conversation between the old Mrs. Middleton, who was also there and the Millers, in which there was no point. On Monday witness went again at abeut 4 o'clock (afterwards she said half an hour later), and Miller was having tea and dinner together. He had on a pair of light trousers he put on a clean shirt and a paper collar while she was there in fact. he changed his things. When witness went in Mra. Miller was ironing a shirt for Miller, and he seemed in good spirits. Mrs. Miller did not wash the shirt out. The witness Piper was recalled: He stated that Miller, when he called for a van on Wednesday night, was attired, and spoke with a .foreign accent, saying, "Vill you," and such like: but when witneu detected the blood, and re- fused to leave his hold of his prisoner, Miller stamped, and then spoke in broad Scotch-English.
Further evidence was then given touohing the death of Mrs. Ann Boss, and after the Coroner had briefly summed up, the jury returned a verdict that the deceased, Ann Boss, was feloniously slain by Walter Miller, who had there- by committed murder, and they appended to their verdict an expression of opinion that the witness Piper deserved a reward at the hands of the county magistrates.
Throughout the whole of Sunday, Paulton's and Welling ton squares were visited by crowds of people, although in one case notblng wal to be seen but an empty house, and on the other an ordinary dwelling house with the blinds all drawn down. The gaping crowd bad not even the satisfac tion of knowing that the dead bodies were inside the houses, as they had both been remeved to the workhouse to await the inquest. The steamboats and omnibnses to Chelsea were crowded from an early hour in the morning with visitors to the scene and the King's-road presented all the appearance of a gala day. A body of police were stationed at each house to keep off intruders. The prisoner has been well known throughout the district for the last two or three years as a jobbing plasterer, paper- hanger, and bricklayer, and bore but an indifferent character, • but was not considered at all a violent or quarrelsome man. He is a Scotchman, and came from Glasgow with his Wife and one child, leaving another w^th a relative in Scotland. The wife, who is a steady and respectable young woman, is an otjept of much commiseration amongst her neighbours owing to the distressing circumstances in which she is placed.
Mr. Stanesby, a gentleman residing at 14, PAUIton- square, in one of Mr. Hmlin's h( tues, and next door to the one in which he resided, has made the following important statement:— "Our attention was first attracted to something very likely to be wrong in Mr. Heulin's house as early as eleven o'clock on Monday morning. Mr. Heulin went out at a quarter to ten, and got into uae< omnibus at the top of the f quare. The dog was then with him, but came bacjt again by himself, and was howling on the step at eleven e'ctock. Several people came in the afternoon. but could not gain ad- mittance, and towards evening, a» we knew that Mr. Heulin and Mrs. Boss never went out and leit the house alone, we looked over the back-garden wall, and noticed one back door open and the back windows np- At eight o ctock in the evening a lady came, and said she had been six times that afternoon to Mr. Huelin, to give up a key and pay some rent, and when he came home would we tell him she had been, as he had made an appointment to come himself In the afternoon to transfer the house to an in-coming tenant. At ten o'clock o» Mondav night I felt so anxious about them, and so convinced they never would have gone out without saying something, that I went to the police-station and saw the inspector. He thought what I told him was very strange, and sent a policeman with me with orders to see the other man on the beat, and go into the house. The two policemen came through my house, and we all three got over the wan and went into Mr. Heulin's tiy the door that waa open. We went aU over the house, ana what confirmed my suspicions was that the carpets of the first$oor back bedroom were up; only one-hall of the t loor waa damp, as though some one had been scrubbing it ind fetched away just as it was half done the pad stood in the midd Ie of the room, and the scrubbing-brush close by We shut the back windows and bolted the back doors, and thinking that nothing was disturbei we let ourselves out at the front door. At five o'clock on Tuesday morning we heard some one knocking at Mr. Huelin's dooi. Ateighto'clock there was the same kind of knock at his door, and a woman who is now in my house as a monthly nurse went outside, and seeing Miller there with two zinc i aili and dressed in his plasterer's dress told him that it was no use knocking, to which he mumbled, "Oh, I suppose they are out,"and turned off. About a quarter to nine Mrs. Myddieton and her daughter came, and after standing iu front let themselves into the house. I then went to Mr. Carter's house, who I knew to be a great confidant of Mr. Huelin's. He came down and very closely questioned Mrs. Myddieton as to their right to be in the house, but on their telling him they were there by Mr. E twin's orders he came away. I was out the whole of Tuesday, but on my return my wife and the monthly nurse, who was upstairs with her, told me there had been such an altercation going on—such a ter- rible noise, banging of doors, and running up and down- stairs, as though persons were quarrelling. About a quarter to eleven o'clock a cab that had been to Mr. Huelin's house before drove up again, and we again went out to see who it was, and what was going on. The monthly nurse also went out, and on seeing the man get out, she immediately said, "Why, that man that has just got out of the cab is the very man that I saw theTe this morning with the plasterer's pails." He then asked the woman at the door something in a hurried manner, and without any affectation then of French accent, said to the cabman, "49, Park-walk." He came back about a quarter-past eleven, and then said to the woman, "Give the cabman a g ass of wine." The cibman then went into the house to drink it, and meantime we took the number of the cab, "7,351." When the cabman went away he left Miller in the h use, and he then said, "Nine o'clock to morrow." Precisely at nine 011 Wednesday night the cab drove out. Then atterwards the van was: brought by Piper as narrated in the evidence. I then went across to fetch Mr, Carter, who had more right to interfere than I, and on returning found Miller affecting a French accent, endeavouring to get away from Piper, and saying, "Me vetch von police, me vetch von police."
MR. SPURGEON IN DUNDEE. In the course of an address, delivered at the opening I of the M'Cheyne Memorial Church in Dundee, the Rev. Mr. Spurgeon said that if M'Cheyne was un fortunate in having a bad delivery, there is no sort of use in other people trying to imitate it. The very best is that which ia natural; and if any brother does whine naturally, I suppose I must let him whine. (Laughter.) But for any person to cultivate a bad habit because he supposes it is hoiy, is simply detelitable-(laughter and applause)—and rather the emblem of the hypocrite than of the straightforward man. (" Hear" and laughter.) What men should imitate in M'Cheyne is his holiness, his love of God, his intense earnestne8! his simplicity; and see that they exhibit those graces in their own lives. (Applause.) There are so many Dersons now-a days who think that souls cannot be brought to God by the simple preaching of the Gospel, and that you must combine with it- I don't like to designate the combination by too censoiious a term— a singular degree of excitement—(laughter)—that you must not only rant yourself, but you muff have v our followers rant also, and that your hearers should hardly know whether they are on their heads or on their heels— (great laughter)—before they are in tbe state in which Christ is likely to deal with them. Now, M Cheyne did nothing of the kind. He created excitement, but it was the excitement which the solemn truth earnestly spoken must always excite in earnest minds. It is a horrid thing that getting up a revival; the way is to get down a revival from heaven.— (Applause.) Get the Holy Ghost to rest on the preacher and, that he may employ the meaps with greater efficienay, he may intro- duce that which will tend to promote variety and keep up interest, but not by running into the extraneous. There are some divines who go so deep down into the subject that they stir up the mud at the bottom so that we cannot see them, and they hardly know where they are themselves.—(Laughter.) Then there is a kind of oratory intended to conceal barrenness of thought— consisting of very long words, very long sentences; indeed, you hardly know where the sentences begin.— Laughter.) You cannot recollect, they seem to have commenced in so remote an ase and where they will end perhaps even Dr. Camming would not be able to (Loud laughter.) These orators conduct you into the clouds, and, unfortunately, they leave you there.— (Laughter.) Then there are some gentlemen who are very fond of ■perorations.—(Laughter.) Somebody talked about beginning with perorations. Some ministers begin and end with them—(laughter)— and the whole sermon is like the operation of a lamp- lighter—up the ladder and down again, with all sorts of climaxes. I think that is what they oall them.— (Laughter.) It is a great sin this. I would not put it side by side with murder or adultery, but then it murders a man's usefulness, and does great damage to the cause.—(Applause.) The only peroration I would use would be to fire the last gun I had right in the sinner's face but I would not do that merely to make him feel how grandly I should wind up, astonishing him like the lights that used to ascend from Vauxhall as the evening closed. -(Applauee.) What is the good of this, except to glorify the man but we are not here for the glorification of man, bat for the glorification of Christ by the elevation of men's souls.—(Applause.) We are often preaching sermons to the working men whioh are insults to them—(applause);—but I have been thinking of taking this hall and preaching only to rich men—jute manufacturers, for instance— (Iaughter)-the west-enders—intimating that nobody will be admitted except he declare that he is worth £40,000. What a mass of iniquity there would be in this hall, I doubt not!—(Great laughter.) Well, well. I believe all classes are pretty much alike, The credit is tlways given to a man that he is a deep thinker if he starts something that is quite off the track, and away from tbe true line. It is well they should tell us they are thoughtful, for we should not have known it if they had not informed us of it. You may depend upon it, brethren, that the best philosophy in the world is to be found in the old Cal- vinistic doctrine—(loud applause;) and I believe that there are in the Confession of Faith more of the true elements of moral and spiritual philosophy than iniaiiy other work in the English language.—(Applause.) Some people fancy they are holy if they make their faces extraordinarily long, and their words long too.— (Great laughter.) You never see them laugh, for is not the thirty-ninth commandment, Thou shalt not laugh ? '—(Laughter.) They are always very proper, these kid-glove Christians- .(Iaughter)- always very, very, very proptr—(laughter)—always very precise--(laughter)—oh, yes'—(Continued laugh- ter.) There is a considerable difference between vine- gar and wine, and there is a difference between holiness and acerbity of tunper, and morosity and excessive propriety.—(Laughter, and Hear!') Holiness is not something cold and lifeless, like a statue it walks down from the statue full of life, with a living and quickening spirit within it. Do you know that I am persuaded that M'Cheyne ought to have been a Biptist.—(Laughter.) There are believers in this world who, I am gla^> »re not Baptists.—(Laughter.) I have no desire to have them in the same boat with me-(Iaughter)-and had much rather Jive with them for ever in heaven than one hour on earth.—(Great laughter.) But there. are holy men whom every de- nomination would delight to have within their folds.
A MOURNFUL AFFAIR, An inquest has been held in London, on a young girl named Elizabeth Q iincey, aged seventeen, whose body was found in the Thames by a labourer who Was dragging the river for ballast, when he drew up the body of theoeceased. Charlotte Quincey, °f 51, Great Wild-street, gave evidence, and said that she first saw the body of deqeased at the dead house, and identified it as that of her daughter, who was in service as a parlour-maid. She last saw ber alive on Friday evening in Clare- market, when she said she was going to see her "young man," named James L/angham. The witness advised her to have nothing to do with him, but she said she would not give him up. On Sunday at dinner time her sweetheart catledat witness's lodgings and asked if she had seen anything of the deceased. She said not since Friday niiim. He then replied that he thought she had drowned herself she had said she would do so when they met on Friday evening at his house, although there had been no quarrel. James Langbam, having been cautioned, said he was a brass fidsher, and was nineteen years of age. He had seen the body of deceased; knew her when alive had been acquainted with her about eight months last saw her alive on Iriday. She came to his house and gave him'a white pocket-handkerchief, watch-guard, and a pair of knitted catfs, which he lent her on Easter Monday at Greenwich-park. She then asked him to write her address in ink on a piece of paper. He did 1i0, and gave it to her, and she pat it in her breast, afterwards saying she would drown herself, adding that her mother had pawned and sold all her clothing and she might as well be out ot the world as in it She then left the house, and witness followed, but lost sight of her in Holborn. Before she left she asked if he was going to carry on the correspondence, and he told her he was not, because he had caught her with another young man late at night; she replied If you don't have me. no one else shall." Sarah Quincey, a cook, said deceased was her sister whom she last saw alive on Friday night at her master's house. She appeared in low spirits, and re- mained with her a quarter of an hour. She spoke about Langham and said he had deserted her that night. Witness was aware her mind was disturbed in con- sequence of her mother making away with her clothing and having a knowledge that witness was walking out with Langham. She said she had to go out in her working clothes on Easter Monday, and that James had deserted her because she was not dressed smartly enough. Mrs. Quincey was recalled, and said she had been compelled to make away with deceased's clothing to procure food. James Langham farther said that he had seduced deceased, but had since separated from her because he liked her sister better. The coroner asked him if be thought that a proper way to act, to which he replied, laughing, that he did not know. The coroner said be ought to be ashamed of himself, and if he had it in hIs power he would send him to prison. He had been the cause of this suicide. He was ordered to leave the court. The sister was then brought forward, and she said there bad been no improper intimacy whatever be. tween her and Langham. The coroper advised her to have nothing whatever to do with him. The jury, after half an hour's consultation, returned a verdict that demeaned destroyed her life while in a state of unsound mind.
THE "BOMBAY" AND THE "ONEIDA.' According to the New York papers, the printed report of the inquiry made by the United States naval court afc Yokohama into the loss of the Qnejda, by collision with the Bombay, has been received at Washington. The finding is that the accident was entirely due to the latter vessel. With regard to what followed, the report say "•—"The Bombay, in not communicating with the Oneida, in disregarding the loud hails of the executive officers of the Oneida; in disregarding the signal of her steam whittle, whioh was kept blowing until the Oneida sank and finally in not hearing, or if she heard, in not replying to the three or four heavy signal guns fired from the Oneida, although they were distinctly heard in Yokohama, at a distance of over nine miles, is so guilty anJ blame- able, that this Court can only speak of it as unparailed ia cruelty."
Some official correspondence respecting this collision had been laid before Parliament. In a note from the Board of Trade to the Foreign-office, Mr. Shaw Lefevre says the board is of opinion that not only was the conclusion of tbe English Court at Yokohama con- cerning Captain Eyre's conduct after the collision justified by the evidence, but that the sentence of six months' suspension pronounced by that Court is in- adequate to the gravity of the effrnce." The board does not consider it would be justified in initiating criminal proceedings against Captain Eyre, but says that, as the navy department of the United States is of opinion that no blame is attached to the officers of the Oneida for the collision, and that the disaster occur- red through the bad navigation of tbe Bombay, it is open to that Government, or to those who have suffered loss by the deaths of relatives, to raise the question hy a suit for damages against the owners of the Bom- lay.
SOMETHING ABOUT ASPARAGUS. A French paper gives some seasonable information with regard to asparagus. This vegetable grows wild in France, and may even now ba gathered in the Bois de Viccennes and other French forests. The wild asparagus is long, thin, and green all through, and has a slightly acid but agreeable taste. It WM first culti- vated nearly a hundred years ago by a well known horticulturist, Louis Therault. He was at once strongly impressed with the difficulty since felt of rearing asparagus successfully, and declared that in order to produce a good result the watchfulness of a parent aLd the skill of a physician are needed by the young plamp. They require above all things plenty of sunshine, and seem to acknowledge their obligations by pushing up their shoots towards the rising sun. Most of the asparagus eaten in Paris is grown at Argenteuil. Three sorts are cultivated there the early, intermediate, and late. The early variety comes up about the 25th of March; it then costs 10 francs the bundle of twenty stalks. The first bundle generally appears on the Emperor's table. The very largett stalks cost from 40 to 60 francs. Besides the Argenteuil asparagus, the consumption of which greatly increases year by year, Paris is supplied with asparagus from the south. This is long and green, has a fine flavour, and requires very little cooking, but is not much apprtciattd by the Parisians.
Ulisttlhincmts IntcUigcmej HOME, FOREIGN, AND COLONIAL. "Six MONTHS" FOR SWALLOWING HALF A SOVEREIGN. OQ Monday at the borough police-coutt in Wakefield, a vagabond-looking fellow was placed at the bar on a charge of stealing half a sovereign and a two shilling-piece, the property of Hannah Deeley. The prosecutrix and her husband were on Sunday in a lodging-house, in which the prisoner was also lodging, and, whilst Mrs. Deeley bad gone to bed to have a "nap," the prisoner entered her bed-room, took her purse from out of her pocket, and extracted the coins. The prisoner swallowed the half-sovereign and squan- dered the remaining two shillings. He pleaded guilty, and was sentenced to six months' imprisonment. THREE AT A BIRTH.—A poor woman named Eves, of 44, William-street, Woolwich, the wife of H. Eves, a gardener, in the employ of H. H. Church, Esq., architect, has just giv«n birth to three children, a b. and two girls, and under the care of Dr. Butler botlf the mother and her interesting "little strangers" are doing: exceedingly well. Considerable interest has been shown in the welfare of the poor woman and her triplets, and the Rev. Canon Brown, the rector of Woolwich, it is said, has written to her Gracious Majesty to claim the Queen's bounty for the happy mother. The father of this prolific family is very much respected, and has been in his present situation over 20 years. There are two other children in the family, Aged three and nine years respectively. MATRIMONIAL CIUNCES. (From the Man- chester Examiner and Times) ;1 ".A jounggentleman, in agood position, tall and good-look- ing, desires to correspond with a lady of means with a view to mRtrimony.—Address, H. A, Post Office, Edge Hill, Liver- pooL" Wanted, by a widower (bond fide) a well brought-up and educated young lady or widower, between 24 and 30. to take charge ot his private estabtisment and small family of six, three provided for, with a view to matrimony; state means.— Address, A. S. W., Post Office, Cheetham Hill." GOVERNMENT WRAPPERS FOR NEWSPAPERS.— On the abolition of the impressed stamp the Govern- ment will supply stamped wrappers for the conveyance of newspapers. This plan will do away with the in. convenience that would otherwise result from the com- pulsory use of the adhesive stamp. The new stamp to be employed will be similar to the present postage stamp, but one-third smaller, and instead of the wordB Postage One Penny," will have the words Postage Halfpenny." The colour, as at present arranged, will be dark purple. ROMAN FINANCE.—The Augsburgh Gazette comments on the finances ef the Papal States as fol- lows :— There is a great, incurable, and increasing deficiency in the Roman flnancies. A yearly deficit of 30,0fl0,000fr. has to be covered, and the Peter's pence, which in 1861 amounted to 14 OOO.OOOfr., have sunk to about ll,000,000fr., although collections are made twice a year. In Rome hopes are entertained that when the Pope has been pronounced in. fallible and has therefore taken another step towards divinity. larger sums will besubscribedthanhitherto. Koristhlsall A still greater confidence is placed in the proceeds of the great ecclesiastical centralisation monopoly, which will be estab- lished in all kinds of dispensations, indulgences, consulta- tions, canonisations, and decisions on liturgical, moral, poli- cal, dogmatic, and disciplinary questions. A DUVONSHIBE MURDER.—A young man named Pepperell, a labourer, attended the East Devon Races, and some time afterwards his body was found in the Axe. It was at first thought the man had been drowned, but a post-mortem examination showed that death was caused by blows on the head. A man named Harris, and a woman, were seen drinking in the deceased's company on the night of the races. Harris had a large stick. The deceased lett the inn first, and Harris shortly afterwards followed in the same direc- tion. Next morning, at six o'clock, Harris was found in a cowhouse by a farmer, to whom he said he bad overslept himself, and went away. When arrested by the police, Harris said he went home at two o'clock that night. The deceased was the worse for liquor when he left the inn. The woman has not been found, but no suspicion rests upon her, as she went in an opposite direction when she left the inn. Harris accounts for a drop of blood on his slop by saying that it was the blood of a rabbit. He has, however, made contradictory statements, and at the adjourned .in- quest a verdict of wilful murder was returned against him. No motive for the murder is suggested. SIGNS OF THE WEATHER.—Mr. Robert Scott at the Royal Institution, in his last lecture on "Meteorology," said that when the clouds lie low on the hills it is a sign of rain, for the air near the ground must be then largely saturated with moisture. Very bright, clear weather, making very distant hills plainly visible, i9 also a sign of rain, for when the air is dry it contains more dust and haze. As the vapour condenses, it first attaches itself to the fine particles of dust, and by rendering them heavier causes them to sink to the grounc. A fice starlight night in other- wise rainy weather is a sign that it will probably begin to rain again next morning. FATAL FALL FROM A HORSE.—A lamentable accident has occurred at Terang (says the Melbourne Argus of March 28tb), by which Mr. Robert C. Glad- stone), a cousin of the Premier of England, lost his life. Mr. Gladstone was riding a young horse in the township of Terang, near the residence of the Hon. Neil Black, with whom he was connected by relation- ship. and when rear the cricket ground was observed by a Mr. Rees, a resident in the township, to apparently be unable to control the horse. Whether this waa the case or not, Mr. Gladstone was. either thrown off or jumped (if the hcrse, and eo fell on the ground on his back. reta.ining a^ hnld of the reins. The animal plunged about, and either trampled upon or kicked him in the chest or stemicb. It was seen that severe injuries had been received, and medical aid was at on: e procured. Nothing could bit done, however, to save the patient's life, and after lingering for two days, Mr. Gladstone died, the immediate cause of death, as cenifitd to by the medical m"n, b-ing rupture of the liver. The deceased gentleman was a young man 6f genial and engaging disposition, and held the good- will of every person with ^whem he had been brought in contact. His rtmiins were ffollowed to the burying- place, the Terang ctmeterv, by a large number of the residents of the district, and the tradespeople of Teraifg showed their refpeet to the deceased by closing all their places of business. SUICIDE OF A SPIRITUALIST A cheinist's assistant in Melbourne, named Credrge Thompson^ has destroyed himself by taking prussic acid. Tie'obTy reason his friends could lIive tor hia desire to put an end to his life was that his mind bad become affected in consequence of his having j ined the ranks of the Spiritualists." The coroner's jury adopted the same view, declaring in their verdict the opinion that the deceased was of unsound mind, "biooghton through reading books oa Spiritualism." MRS. LLOYD AND THE GREFK COURT.—Before her departure from Athens, Mrs. Lloyd having requested the honour of expressing her gratitude to the Queen for the sympathy shown to her on the loss of her husband, the Kicg wrote that she would be received by the Queen with pleasure, E(er Majesty requested Mrs. Lloyd to bring her daughter with her, and informed her that a Royal carriage would be sent to the hotel to conduct her to the palace. The Queen, dressed in mourning, received Mrs. Ll< yd with great cordiality, embraced her, kissed her, and crying, spoke to her words of consolation and sympathy. The King requested the widow to inform him of anything that she might be in want of, being wiping to assist her in every way, adding that his Government would bring in a bill for a pension out of the public treasury. On taking her leave from the King and Queen Mrs. Llovd received letters for the Prii ce and Princess of Wales, and one from the King to Queen Victoria. It is stated that Mr. Erskine has been commanded by the Queen of England to express to King George her gratitude for the sympathy which the Greek nation and himself have expressed at the fate of her subjects.—Aion (Athens) April 30. A SAD AFFAIR IN LONDON.—At Westminster police-court, Charles Thomson, aged 17, apprentice, a brass finisher, was charged with the manslaughter of his stepfather, George Reece. Margaret Reece, the mother of the prisoner said :— Last Saturday week, at seven in the evening, her son had come home from his work at Messrs. Sucrg's, the gas apparatus manufacturers, and paid her the money due for his beard. He came out of the bedroom into the sitting- room, and said he was going out, and her husband said, "!Not if you are going to ride a velocipede." He further asked if he had paid something towards a new suit of clothes. He replied that he bad not, and her husband then said, "You don't go out of this room until you pay it," and crossed the room towards him. He hit the boy with his fist She got between them, and her husband turned to walk to the other side of the. room. As he did so, the boy, who was in a fearful temper, took up the salt-cellar and threw it at him. He turned round and received the blow full in the forehead, and fell down. They took him to Dr. Pearce, where he waited a long time He lost a great quantity of blond, and then he was taken to the hospital, where he died hst Siturday evening at seven o'clock She did not actually see the salt-cellar thrown, but saw the blow received, and on returning from the hospital she picked up the salt-cellar. Her husband was a bad-tempered man, and used very had language to the lad. He called him a bastard, although the boy was born in wedlock She said the prisoner was a good lad, and always worked well; by bis father's death she was left with four helpless little children, the youngest six months old, and one of the others a cripple if anything was done to the boy she must starve, for he was her only support. After the prisoner had struck the How he said, Father, I did not mean to hurt you," and the father shook hands with him, and was sorry for what he said. The magistrate let the rprisoner go till Saturday, on the mother's promise to bring him there again he also gave the lad a supersedeas to stay any arrest the Coroner might order. EVURY MAN HIS OWN LAWYER."—AN un- usual matter was heard on Monday, in London, before Master Hodgson at the Queen's Bench Chambers. A plaintiff in person had commenced an action, and served what he called a "declaration" on a firm of solicitors, charging them with destroying or conniving at the destruction of a bond or note. A summons was taken out to set the document aside, and, on the part of the defendants, it was stated that it would have been demurred to, but their pleader said it would be a degradation to pleading to demur to such a production. The Master told the defendant that he had acted as his own lawyer, and such a document could not be permitted. It charged a criminal act. The plaintiff pleaded his own cause, and said it was not a criminal act. The solicitors were onlv accessories after the fact. The Master said the plaintiff knew enough of law to go wrong. It was alleged that they were accessories before the fact. On the part of tbe defendants, it was denounced as an atrocious charge, and costs were asked before the action proceeded. The Master set the document aside with costs in the cause, and ordered the plaintiff to go to a respectable attorney, and not to aet on the notion that every man could be his own lawyer." A SPANISH CENTENARIAN.—The important and interesting discussion on longevity which has lately appeared in your columns has induced me to forward tbe particulars of a curious instance which came under my own observation some yea's ago when campaigning in Spain, and which I took note of at the time for my journal, writes a gentleman to a London paper, and thus proceeds :— On the 17th of May, 1837, the town of Echauri, on the River Arga, in the province of Navarre, near Pamplona, was occu- pied by the army of Don Cartes/who was then setting out on the celebrated expedition to Madrid. As soon as I reached my billet, and the owner of the house heard that an Englishman had arrived—indeed, I was then the only one at head-quarters-he oameup to welcome me, s8ying that more than seventy-four years had passed since he had been cap- tured by British troops and carried to Bristol, where he was detained eleven months, and that on his way home he stopped three months in London; adding that he was extremely well treated while a prisoner. Now, as war was carried on between England and Spain from January, 1762, tili February. 1763, durinur which time fighting took plane in Portugal—where General Burgoyne commanded the allied British and Portuguese troops—it is clear to me that the old man's story was correct. Indeed, he could have no object in deceiving me, and I have always regretted that 1 did not obtain more particulars of his curious history. The only question is, what was his age when he was taken prisoner and if we may consider, what is indeed quite probable, that he was at that period of his life over twenty, he must have been nearly 100 years old when I saw him, with every appear- ance of being likely to add to the number, for he was a spare- built man and enjoying good health. I am sometimes in the locality referred to; and on the occasion of another visit will endeavour to obtain further information about my old friend. I cannot now hope to renew the acquaintance. Doubtless ere this he has been summoned to his last account, but records respecting him may exist at Echauri. RATHER INGENIOUS!—At Chester races last week the Chief Constable seized a new betting instru- ment of French manufacture, the use of which was ex- plained to the magistrates by the proprietor. The in- strument was in a box about three feet by two and a half, and seven or eight inches in thickness. When the lid was taken off it disclosed a dial on which were three rows of snriall levers, which correspond with the numbers of the horses which run. Different numbers may, therefore, be backed at uniform shares of half-a- crown each, and the total appears at the top of the dial. As soon as the flag is up, indicating that the horses have started, the whole of the handles or levers are locked until the result of the race is known, when the total subscribed is divided among those who have backed the winning number, less a commission of 10 per cent., which the proprietor charges to cover his own expenses for hekeeps two clerks, and stated that the instrument cost over £50 in Paris. The magistrates decided that this instrument came within the Gambling Act, and fined the defendant 40s. and costs, but gave the instrument up to him. A DIFFERENT CLASS or EMIGRANTS.—According to the Magdeburger ZeAlung, the emigrants of this year are distinguished from those of former years by the fact that five-sixths of those who have resolved to seek new homes in America are persons in the possession of capital. Besides this, they are mostly people of some knowledge. Formerly the peasants and day labourers of Pomerahia, West Prussia, and Posen formed the principalpartof the emigration; they were therefore people almost utterly unacquainted with the state of matters in the 1: nioD, who went there and were ex- posed to numerous dangers before they could settle. This year it is more particularly the more intelligent labourer and merchant who seems desirous of trying his fortune. Besides the above-mentioned districts Priegnitz sends a large number of emigrants, who follow their old countrymen to the most promising parts of the country. THE MURDER OF GENERAL URQUIZA.—Advices from Buenos Ayres gives ua the following particulars of the death of General Urquiza:— General Urquiza was murdered on the night of the 12th of ApriL On that evening, about 7 P m., he was sitting in the patio of his palace at San Jose reading, when he was notified that some armed men, numbering 300, were surrounding the house, under General Lopez Jordan, who is son-in-law of General XJiqalza. He at once ordered that the guard should be called ouc, but the guard disobeyed and refused to move. General Urquiza thereupon took alarm and shut himself in his library. Suddenly a band of armed men penetrated the premises, broke into the house, and bnrst open the door of the room in which he was concealed. One of the men, placing a blunderbuss at the very mouth of the General, fired, and the General fell. Instantly the whole of the household rushed to the reom, and the General's daughter Lola flung berselrupoQ the lifeless body of her bther, catling upon the assassins as they hftd killed him to kill her also. Dolores, another daughter of the General, rushed to the scene and with her own hand shot down one of the assassins and wounded another. The murderers left the palace, took to horse, crotsed the Uruguay, and are now in the Handa Oriental. They are said to be known, but their names are not given. Tfe National Government are throwing 2,000 soldiers into Eutre Rios, under command of Colonel Campos." THE AMOUNT OF GOLD IN THE WORLD.—The amount of gold in existence at the beginning of the Christian era is estimated to be £85 400 (¡OO at the time of the discovery of America it had fallen to Bll, 400,000; it then gradually increased, and attained in 1600, to jMl.000,000 in 1700, to B70 000,000; in 1800, to £ 225,000,000 in 1843, to £ 400,000,000; in 1853, to jE600,000 000 whilst the present amount is valued at JE1,200,000,000, which, welded into one mass, could be contained in a cube of 26 ft. Of this amount, £800,000,000 are estimated to be coin and bullion, £200,UOO in watches, and the remainder in jewellery, plate, &c. A cubic inch of gold is wor;h (at £ 317s. 10^d. per ounce) £42; a cubic foot, £72,562; a cubic yard, £1,959,552. THE IRISH PEOPLE.—The Times, in a leader, remarks:— "A traveller in Ireland must take heed how much he believes. The island is full of inherited misfortune, not merely in the outward circumstances of its inhabitants, but also in their dispositions and habits. There is no nation in the world that has such a gift of plausibility. High and low, rich and poor, one with another—we muat be pardoned for saying it—they are all alike. T,) put a good face upon a bad matter eo far as they are concerned is so easy and so pleasant, and it necessarily Involves putting a bad face upon the deeds of some one elae, the landlord or the tenant, or the priest or—here again the chorus is universal-the British Parliament. It must be added, too, that the very amiability —the anxiety to please—the unction of deference—which pervades the Milesian blood gives the man in whose veins it run. a peculiar view of the value of truth. An Irish peasant of the purest breed cannot conceive that a man should simply desire to be told of facts as they are. He makes a guess at what he thinks the stranger would like, and he tells hini that. JVho can quarrel with such a Jed, to be pleasant? We cannot, but we may warn our contemporaries to take heed agamst the trapfriaid for them in consequence The flattery of these lies Is "very grateful to most men, but when they lead us into slandering our neighbours unjustly it is time to become aware of the temptation and to refeist it." NMV POTATOES.—As new potatoes are just about to make their appearance on our tables it may be of interest to those of our readers who have a par- tiality for those vegetables to know how they are manufactured in Paris. Old potatoes, the cheapest and smallest that can be obtained, are purchased by the rafistoJeurs de pommes de terre, as they are called, who carry their property to the hank* of the Seine, a good supply of watefheîng necessary. The potatoes are thep put into tubs half filled with water; then they are vigwurously stirred about by theieet and legs of the manufacturers, who roll up their trowsers and stamp on the raw potatoes until they have net only com- pletely rubbed off their dark skins, but have 801,0 given them that smoo £ b,and satin-like appearance v. hich is feo ttmch appreciated by gourmands. Then they are dried, neat'y wrapped in papjr, and arranged in small baskets^ w^icU are pold af the mavchunds de comestibles for tive- francs apiece, The oddest pait of the whole business is that the rafi-tolcurs make no secret of their tia4e, and may daily be seen at work near the Pont Louis Philippe, within sight of.th» Hfetcl de Yille. PERSKOCTION OF NATIV8"QBBWI,IANS IN SrAMf The Burman Metsrnger relates that a spirit of per- secution had sprung up in the Shan Sta.te of Z mmy. which is a tributary to the Government of Siam. It appears that seyen Shans had made a profession of their faith in Christy and had received the ordinance of Baptism from a miiwiopary name4 l^'Qilvery, Tfh with his wife was travelling in company with Mr. Wilson. After the seven well were baptised, the chief of the district ordered them to he arreted, but only two were taken into custody. These two lren were charged with the crime of changing their religion and were kept one whole night with a bamboo br.l't'r on their necks, and a rope tied to the boles of their ears securing them to the halter. They were thus exposed for one nigbt, and, nèxt morning thev were beaten to death by clubs. îhtJ scene wsw so affecting, as the two converts prayed for their persecutors before thev were killed, that even the executioner could not refrain from shedding tears. He wept that such men should be ordered to be killed, and that he had been ordered to do such cruel work. "WOMAN IS ATUR' Ther's nobbut one way o managin' a woman when hoo's made up her mind for mischief. Talking thunner-en-leetnin' to her, or knockin' her deawn like a keaw, would have no moore effect than tryin' to dam a bruck up wi' a spoon or ladin' a pit wi' a riddle. Hoo'd go forrad, if it wur through fire. Th' only way o' gettin' her into the gears, an' makkin' her t' draw nicely j8) promisin' to buy her summat new. Thirty years' study o' woman natur', wi' plenty o' practice i' temper docttrm'. ba; towt me that; an' if I had no' profited by it5 AVS a. foo', an' they may order him a cap-an'-bells any minit. —Ben Brier ley's Journal. WYOMING MIXED JURIES. — Chief Justice Howe, of Wyoming, ha'! written a lettter to the Cmet: £ o Legal News, in compliance with the request of the editress of that journal that he would state the result of the admission of women to the grand and petit. jurors in that territory. The Chief Justice, notwithstanding his prejudice against the policy of this step, feels under conscientious obligations to say that thtse. female jurors proved painstaking, intelligent, con- scientious, and firm and resolute for the" ri"ht as established by the law and evidence*; and tb^lT in 25 years' experience he never saw mure resolutely honest; juries than those composed partly of females. Daring the retirement of the jury in the murder case a female bailiff took charge of the women, and they were lodged in a room adjoining that occupied by the male jurors. EMIGRATION T.J CANADA.—On Monday after- noon (April 21), upwards of 500 immigrants arrived at the Union station (says a Toronto papei). They were for the most part composed of Gi-rmans and English. All of the former and a considerable pordon of the latter proceeded westward to Kansas, which seems at present to be the favourite resort. About 100 English- men remained over, however, and among them were some of the finest, most stalwart-looking men that could be seen anywhere. These were chiefly York- shiremen, who looked like a good day's work, and seemed to be thoroughly up in farming. Some of them, however, were rather surprised when some farmers,, who were on the platform awaiting the arrival of the train, approached them, and offered them ten dollars a month. "They could get that at home," was the' general exclamation and from tbe tone of their re- marks, unless they receive tetter offers, they will go a. little further westward. The fact was made very ap- parent last night that it won't do to reduce the farm servant principle of Canada to what it is in the southern and eastern counties in England, else we can't retain these men, who in time would undoubtedly prove a very backbone to the. agricultural interests of the pro- vince. They must be well paid, or they won't stay. R-tmni have been received by the Government from a great many townships stating tbe number of hands. wanted. The returns so far as received irom 54 town- ships, s'ate that 1.564 labourers may expect permanent" employment, and 2 669 employment during the bu*y season; that 207 mechanics are required, and 2,251 female servants. HYDROPHOBIA.—It is distressing (says the Pall Mall Gazette) to see so many deaths reported from hydrophobia as have lately been recorded. Failing; any known means of cure from this terrible malady, it is well to lay stress upon all means of p- t caution. The popular belief is that rabies in the dog is very unlikely to occur in winter in fact, it is so generally asso- ciated in the public mind with the "dog days and aa intense decree of heat that very mavy. perhaps most, people feel a considerable amount of securitv irom hy- drophobia in the winter. They do not readily suspect a dog, even when symptoms occur which might at other periods of the year easily arouse their suspicion. And they neither use the same care to avoid contact with strange and suspicious animals, nor regard w th the same anxiety to avert danger the bites which thev would at another time cauterize. Is is useful there- fore, to recall the fact, which is well known to those who have studied the sulject, that rabies is a< much a disease of the winter as of the summer, and even more, prevalent in arctic than in tropical climates. More' deaths occur in European count) ifs from hydrophobia in the winter months than during the summer season. Perhaps this is partly due to the fact we have noticed, and against which we desire to offer a warning, that rabies is then less suspected. THE EXCESSLVB CDAROES OF RAILWAYS.—The railway companies continue to charge ex< rbitant ratfeJ of carriage between the Midland districts and the ports of London, Liverpool, &c. A movement is om foot on the part of some of the largest freighters, with' the view of establishing a steamship navigation be- tween London and Birmingham on the one balid, and. Liverpool, Manchester, and Birmingham on the other. A survey has been made by Mr. Hamilton Fulton, who- proposes to improve the navigation of the Thames as high up the river above London Bridge as po sible, by removing the obstructions (caused by the existence of old bridges) to insufficient wattr way, and the hardi portions of the bed of the river which now prevent. the. effectual scour of the bottom by the ebb and flooclt waters. Further on he would construct a thip canal LOTH TO PART WITH IT !—King William of Prussia is not lavish on personal apparel. H s valet recently gave him a hint by substituting a new coat for one which he had worn two or three yeais li/a^er than he ought, and was thereupon summoned to the Royal presence. "Where is my old oat, Jean?'" I have taken it away, your Majesty it is no lorger fit to be Worn." What are j ou going to do wir.h it;, Jean?" y "I believe lam going to sell it." "How much "'0 you think you wil get for it?" This hard to answer, for no old clo' Jew in the worl i wo-dd have given a shilling for the old coat. Jean, therefore hesitated a moment, and then answered "I believe I shall get about a dollar f >r it, your Majesty." The Kitig took his pocket-book from the table, opened it and handed Jean a dollar. "Here is your dollar! Jean,' said he. That coat is so comfortable brin it back to me I want .t ye\" t" AN APPEAL TO THE CHARITABLE.—(From Tues- day's Times):— "/y 1 venture to strive to enlist the kind sympathy of yonr on behalf ol an officer's w:dow. of good family, left an<\t°taHy unprovided for? Three of these H«Mehn°y8^to«' arn lh*lT own living, bur,, in the present dearth cf situations, haveannlfled for rlt-rk«hio« and employment of various kinds »n vatn The ladv herself has cleared t ff a small portion "1 the debts left after h!r Mis! band's death by her writing, and if she could obtain Pwn lh» would he altogether free. She has eud'>red extreme UOVeitv and privations for the last few year*, and what little furn ttu-e she had l..ft was seized the other day, while she herse'f was only saved from arrest by the timely interference of a friend who is not, however, in a position to assist her any further- I, the Conntess Dowager of Dnnirmre, 21, Carlton-hou terrace, London, also Lady Elcho, 23, St. James'-place and •Mrs. Gladstone, 11, Ctirlton house-terrace, have kindlv con- sented to receive subscriptions.—I remain, Sir, your f'Aithfa! servant, CATHERINE DUNMORE. PERHAPS NOT GENIRALLT KNOWN.—Of THE dangers of lead-poisoning and copper-poisoning from the improper use in various ways of vessels made of those two metals, we have heard enough to make those. whom it may concern sufficiently cautious. Zinc, ifc appears, must be added to the inculpated list. Mr.' E, Kinch, of the Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester writes to the editor of the Food Journal that a sample of elder wine recently came under his notice which has been found to produce serious vomiting when partaken of to the extent of about eight ounces. A considerable quantity of brandy was added to the wine, with the view of remedying the disagreeable consequences but without effect. The maker had used a clean galvanized iron vessel, and a wooden spoon to stir the ingredients The wine proved on examination to contain zinc dis- s lved by the oxalic acid of the elderberries, io quantity nearly equal to nine grains of white vitr:ol j>er pink. Milk is well known to attack zinc surfaces, forn,ir,g^ lactate of zinc and a foreign chemist has lately cal w;" attention to the fact that water kept in zinc reservt-iiy. or collected from z nc roofs, is invariably contamiu&tecf with the metal, and therefore should not be used for domestic purposes. WEIGHT OF SIR JAMES SIMPSON'S BRAIN- The weight of Sir James's brain, including the cere- bellum, was 54 ounces. Whilst, as is well known th» ratio between intellect and tize of brain is by no close, yet there can be no doubt that it, is Very lwrtant. M ist of our great mm have had large crania." Tile male brain ranges chieflv between 41) and 53: ounces, its average being 49A (Quain and Sharpej)^ That of Cuvier is stated to have weigh'd 64: ounces,, and that of the late Dr. Abercrombie 63 ounces but it is pOBsible that some error may bave crept in tLreu^h the use of weights of differing standards. If n',t, Sir James's brain, whilst much above the average did not nearly reach those of the celebrated men we have men tioned but, at the same time, the coavolutions w< re remarkably numerous; they were, say., a correspon- dent, twisting and twining round on each other as if thev could not and room wrhin the head. The is W of Reil was very wonderful. —British Medical Journal. MARRIED MEN.—There is an expression in th& face of a good carried man who has a good wife, that a bachelor s canno. have. It ia indescribable. He is; a little nearer the angels thM. the prettiest young fellow living. You can see that his broad breast is t pillow for somebody's head, and that little fingers pull his whiskers. No one ever mistakes the good married ?ia°' ° y 5 erratic one which leaves yon in, doubt. J-he good one can protect all the unprotected; females, and make himself generally agreeable to the. ladies, and yet never leave a doubt on any mind thafe there is a. precious little woman at home worth all the world to him How TO Do IT !—Mr. John Edmunds, of Ivy Cottage. Dear Horsham, has cent the foliowino- letter to the Daily News for publics'ion:— ° Jt may be satisfactory to the frieuds of education to '-mow- that whilst the question is being discussed in Pariiarr A-lt thp neglected districts of the country are gia uallv nro! vidtd for. As one instance of the tact permit me t > scat" that a gentleman of the name of Worth (an entire stra.a-rr to me), w^io recently l urcliased a freehold estate VloDg i)sr to Sir Percy ShejUy, Bart., at BarnVgree^. near Horsh.au has given asite for schools and CoUageui* Institute," wher.V at present there is neither a "chod nor place of reliei, worship nearer than I chit,(.field, and that is sadly too f.r off for the chi.divu to attend, As the population for thp., most part is composed of farm labourers and 82riciiir.nr ,i pursuits, but few are able to Cot, tribute; but, Charles DIl wson, Esq., F. R S., of j), Rvmer-villa. New WaiuUwonh ),<! kindly offers* io act as secretary and receive sub-ci Vi«ne and I need hardly say the poor in the district wiii tor eVer- feel grateful if the pr. prietors the Daily w: • ? ledge in Us columns ds of d p.^te,tau~ education may he pleased to coutnbuta esC-Ui- tylARRi^aio IN 1SG9-- 1* Registrar-Gener;>l statea itio number of uuttylages in Entrland and W,i in 1X69 to be 170,62ft, or 333 fewer thin in S XV must g3 back to to f,1(d so V 6 land as in 186& In 1864, 1865 IL »s" was constantly increasing, an^d in nSer oHh three years was it so low As 18(),( 00 In 18«7 th* > her fell to little over 179 000 K o cif T 1866 iu 1868 it was lower still k"8 k 9 non ir" in 1869 completed a sS 0f thr 2 ?° ^di three gopd years. But in f f,'n^i*g, 186d marriages kor £ ?ed quarters of; iS."6™ m0KU*"1