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OUTLINES OF THE WEEK. --

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The old romance of a rich uncle in India leaving a fabulous fomune has just become a pleasing-reality- to a Mr. George Legg, carpenter, Madeley. The uncle, Mr. Johnson, an East India merchant, has bequeathed £ 18,000 to this fortunate nephew, besides three sums, of £ 10,0,00 and one of £ 5.00U to other relatives,, and £ 500 a year to his widow. ,• "Potato Disease In Ireland.—I am sorry.j says. a correspondent of the Morning Ifews, to. state that the disease has made its appearance in a very serious manner in the county of Dublin during the last few days. No description of potato has escaped it, and it is thought that, from one-third to one-half of, the Crop Will be? rendered uiint' for human food. An abundant supply may be, therefore expected at the diffdrenlf* markets, and at reduced, figures. The refuse will be used for cattle feeding,-and- thus repay the farmer in some-way. It is gratifying to know the produce is so great that even should half the crop be attacked, there will still be plenty for the wants of the people. p p 0. Walking against Time.—An occurrence took jplace last week which has ex cited, considerable interest among military and sporting circles. Lieutenant [Thomas, of the 2nd battalion' of the ;32nd Foot, sta- tioned at Fuhvood garrison, who has. oii "previous occasions executed some fefft's of endurance in pedes- trianism, lately alleged, in presence, of sOmo..o£, hlit brother ofneers''during mess, that lie could: walk-fully. equipped as' a 'soldier, and armed-withrrifle and bayonet, sixty miles within twenty hours. Bets were freely.offered, which Lieutenant Thomas- as freely ac- cepted, and .8300 to £100 was staked In various, sums; against him. fhe' sixty miles to be gone. over were-! fixed to be on tHe turnpike road between; Preston kticU Lancaster. He commenced his task at a quarter-past. three o'clock on Friday morning,-the- startiiig-po~in £ < being the first milestone from Preston, .opposite promenadeknowTI, as the Ladies'-wallc. gQ was fally accoutred in the full marching condition of a, private soldier, with rifle, knapsack, kit, bayonet, and tweiity rounds of ammunition, the whole weighing about fifty-six-pounds. For the last few rnjles-he" exhibited manifest signs of exhaustion, but gs/jnely kept on, and won with twenty-five minutes to spare. A Inse^icid^¥iaal^&Ltroni-sed by; French Govern- ment. The most pfficacioas JLNSKCT KILLING ,Powdsr, warranted fey 22 offisi«i reportsirtVto cORfiin 1t11'at'CIm of f'bison or aiiyingre- dient, is to: m an,1 yert&brate dnuiiais, plants^ fruits, woollens, and fursj thav-gg fiiuij to iijaocta fc-old by resppotai>e chemists oilmen, .lforists, &c., 111, bottles ar.d apparatuses at 6d, Is., and Is M each. "Wholesalfl, 1.Carter-l^nei. London, B.C. Duty off t'eabenefit obtained by parchasing Horni- man's Tea in PacfceA: -very chowe. 3s..4d High Standard, is.4d, (1Qrmerly 4s. 8d,) is the best tatsportscL 3,280 Agenm orte