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OUTLINES OF THE WEEK. --

VIOLENT OUTRAGE ON A YOUNG…

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THE CHANNEL FLEET AT LIVERPOOL.!

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THE CHANNEL FLEET AT LIVERPOOL. (0m Monday the #hftn-nel Fleet left lirifast Leigh at seven o'clock^and'iarrivQd at Liverpool a;bout onp. The roofs of 'tile ehtircljes and hodses, the landing stages, the piers, the rigging of; the ships, and dock-sheds, were all.studded yvith anxious Spectators; buijtjiig and istreamiers deco- rated. every house, andpftie Cheshire side of the river was" thickly pec^ledr*The sqw^dion caitre" up in two divisions, the Edgar and the Emerald leading the way.' The latter ship, which is con- sidered the crack rrigate of theEnys "ex- cited considers! le attention by'the lap di vv bh which 3he furlc <1 her miie..The flag r>ii 1 oi 5d -in-the centre, tiie oih i vessels forming a line on each side. The Mayor for the borough, General Sir John Jones, K.C.B., Admiral Evans, Colonel Chambers,* the dock and other officials, visited the fleet on its arrival. On Tuesday seventeen steamers were engaged, at a charge of one shilling- each person, to ply to the fleet, and a portion of the landing stage was devoted for the accommoda- tion of parties. The weather was beautiful, and, in spite of the distress prevailing in the immediate manufacturing districts, crowded special trains brought in thousands of visitors from all parts of Lancashire. The Palatine and Athenaeum both opened their club-houses for the accommoda- tion of the officers of .the fleet. On Tuesday Mr. John Laird, M.P., entertained the admiral, officers, and other officials. On Wednesday the officers of the Resistance gave a grand ball on board that ship; and on Thursday the officers of the Liver- pool invited a large party to a ddjeuher. The Mayor and Mrs. Gardner also invited every officer, from the admiral to, the youngest midshipman, to -P 11 a grand, fancy ball in the Town-hall on Friday, and upwards of 1,500 invitations were issued to the principal families in Liverpool and the adja- cent counties, and no one was admitted except in court uniform or fancy dress. The ball was con- ducted on a scale never before equalled in Liverpool.

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