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MUTINY IN THE CHASNHL.—Thirtpen out of fourtees seamen have been punished by the Deal magistrates for mutiny on board an emigrant vessel named the Mary- borough, bound from London for Brisbane with emi. grants. The vessel encountered violent storms in the North Sea after the 16th ult, and on the 22nd, when off the North Foreland, the whole of the men refused to do duty, and alleged that they were sick. It was pointed out to them that the ship was in a dangerous condition, and they were asked to get to get her into a safe place, but tbey refused and at last the passengers assisted, and brought the vessel up in the Downs. On the way the men were aitaiti asked to assist, and refused. The pas- sengers were obliged to go aloft to set the sails. When brought tefore the magistrates at Deal the men com- plained that they had been overwoiked. One man. iiamed Jermain, said be bad paid £5 as a passenger, and had aereed to work as an assistant cook. He was dis- missed, but the others were each sentenced to twelve weeks' hard labour. CJTARGK OF CEUBLTT AT A ME*AGKRIK.—MY .Tames Yd O. Ulld-, proprietor of the Edmund.s (late \V om b" eil's) Menagerie, now stationed in Liverpool, was summoned before the magi«tratei of that town on Tuesday, at the instance of the Society for the Prevention of Crueltv to Animals, toanewer a charge of having caused a rabbit to he cruelly ill treated and tortured on the lIth ult. The case was brought forward for the purpose of trying the question, whether the defendant, as the proprietor of a menagerie, was justified in feeding serpents with live animals. It appeared that on the day in question an exhibition of shocking character was witnessed—tbe tortures to wbich a large serpent subjected a rabbet which had been put into its cage as food. For the pur- pose of the Act it was necessary to prove that the rabbit WII8 a tame or domesticated animal, hut tbe evidence on this point was not conclusive, and the case was therefore d^oaiased, the magistrate remarking that even if proof of the rabhit being tame was clear, he was not satisfied whether cruelty under such circumstpnces was contem- plated by the Act. DEATH OF ABMIRAL SiR WATKIX OWE.V PELL KST. —Ar other gallant and distinguished veternn officer of th*- Foyal Navy tia« passed awav, in the eighty-third year of hi, age. Sir VV.Vkin expired on the 26th ult, at his residence iti (irtenwich Ho pita). This officer entered the navy in April, 1791, on board his Majesty's ship Loile, 30. and in the io iowing year lost his ieg in assist- ingatthfeaitureo) the French frigate Pallas, 38. He a''erw»rd» served as midshipman in the Acasta, Veteran, Vanguard, Pompee, and Virginie, and was made a lieu- t. iant of that ship, commanded the boats, and in com- pany with those of the Alceste, 38 (under Lieutenant Stewart), captured seven Spanish tartans under the ba teri** of Rota, and in the presence of a flotilla sent out from Cadiz for their protection. His next exploit was the capture by the boats of the Mercury in 1809 of the enetian gun boat La Leda, of one 24-poundfr and six pwivels. in the harbour of Rovigno, under a heavy fire of great cuns and musketry, and described thus in the dis- patch of Capt Duncan-.—"More bravery 1 do not think was ever displayed than by tbe officers, seamen and marines employed on this occasion. They were com- manded and led on in the most gallant manner by the first lieutenant, Waikin Owen Pell, who received two severe wounds in boarding, and has before lost a leg in the service of his CouOlry, Sept. 1809, in command or the boats of the Mercury, Lieutenant Pell gallantly carried bv boarding, off the harbour of Barletta, the French schooner of war La Pugliese, pierced for ten guns but carrying only five 6-pounders and two 18V' Again Captain Duncan, in his report to the commander-in- chief, eulogizes "the judgment and marked gallantry .iispiBy^d by his first lieutenant." For these services Lcutenant fell was presented with a sword from the fatrioiio Society, and ölSO one from h's captain, the late Sir Henry Duncan ]n 1810 Lieutenant Pell was pro- moted to the rank of commander, and shortly afterwards appointed to the command of the Thunder, bomb, and t. ok part in all tbe op rations for the defence of Cadiz tlnd Tarifa, when besieged by Marsbal Victor Return- ing to England at the end of 1*13 to be paid off, Com- piler Pell so disguised the Thundi r in passing ilp the C-nnel as to induce the French privateer la Neptune, 01 16 stuns to attack the bomb. the crew were driven buck, boarded in return, and captnred. For this service be received post rank. Sir Watkin oommanded the JSienai, 14, froln 1814 to 1811 on the coasts of Ireland and N >rth America, and in 1833 he commissioned the Forte 44, and poceeded to Jamaica as commodore, and was employed in the West Indies until 1837—a period ren- d> ed important by the emancipation ot the slaves. In J.viO, as captain of the Howe, 120, he proceeded to the Mediterranean during the Syrian question. He was subsequent v appointed Captain Superintendent of lKptford Yard, and removed to Pembroke Yard, which he resigned on appointment to Green vich Hospital. The late Nir Walkin Pell not only received the thanks of the Admiralty lor hia services in the defence (I Cadiz and Tar la, but the praise of the late Duke of Wellington in a letter addressed to Lord Melville, at ihe Admiralty; ..nd notwithstanding such a long course of services, with tue exception of the knightwood he received fin the accession to the Throrie of our Most Gracious Qieen, this officer pax^s to his rest without a single decoration from his coo try. in reward of the same, not even the simple C.ii.! alihough u" had lost a leg, and bad his right arm and baud perforated with seven musket t>a'ls, ji. jving that be at least had tieen under fire' But he will lone he remembered by the naval service as a kind hearted and araia officer. The late gallant ad, miral was caze:ted in 1809-8 9-11 and 13; and received a pension tor the loss of hia leg. By bj" demise a vacaocy occurs on the aotive list 01 flag officers, under tbe Order iu Council 01 tne 10th February, 18G6, witn a pens-ion oi £1.)0 a year from the funds of Gle uwich hospital. »»A'°DetlN ^NvaNTION8-— That great invention the Chronojraph," which times all the jrincipal events ot tcie da), aud has revolutionized anl superseded the clumsy old fashioned" Stop.watch," seems likely to be eclipsed in fame bv that anil greater and mote useful in. vention the "Keyhss Watch" The fact of no ke} bei ig required r. n lets these Watches indispensable lc thl the nervous, and invalids. The euormous Bttfn "r fln,t even by post lo all par's of tae world is a convinc n4 proof of taeir gre^t utility. The piices at wiKoh tbey are ™Ji range from 5 to 1C0 guineas luuu-auas ot them are manufactured br Mr J. W BSIMOX, of Old B nd Street, and of the Steam Fac'torv. Ludaatb Hill, London, who sends post fr<>e tor 2d a moso nfce«»tir.g historical pamphlet upon watchmaking.


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