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v- THE REVENGE OF 8AMOXE. Clayson Witct a. fine-looking feiilow, trim-built from liin feet to bin head, and he dres-ed to lose none of his natural advantages. But what really gave him his air of distinction wi "at his clothes nor hi, manner of wearing them; it wis the long blende morat&che tha.t he jou- stautlv twisted and untwisteu at the ends. It was a moustache so imposing- and ornamenra] in lto waving colour thii the Indians—quick to jeize saiieiit points of personality for christen- ing—itemed him. V'ellow Feather-' the day be arrved on the reserve. Still, Olayeon was more than a nun with a moustache His hand- some bald head hold a good brain. Of course, however, ho was not always thinking logically: that in itself would be illogical, for as yet die world was young to him, and he was young to the worid, and life wm not a serious effort. He certainly was not straining his faculties as he sauntered from "evening rabies to the oth cers' oiub-room in tho si-ader'a store on a bright day in May, not many years wo, To teii the truth, there was nothing espec-jai ir. his mind uatil he t'imed the corner or the bwhfing. Then he suddenly r noised to mental activity, although the oau^e might seem trivial to others -it ouly squaw, and squaws were coin BioB, very common,, m thga vie.nity. He. however, imm&di <-tely saw, with surprise, wherein this partioitlar squaw differed from tue others. From the silver ornament* about her neck :o the beaded mocassins, all was neatiit-ss and ffrace. She was untying a pony from the bone-rack in front of the store, and as he got closer he saw that the handfc. slipping1 the turns of th* lariat from die sstrrg-piece, were remark- ably small and shapely. without brase rings on the fingers. A few more paces and he saw that the profile of her face was aehoate in features, that the waa a clear olive, and that there was no pains on the cheeks. Then sh" turned her head, and he saw such eyes sw he never before had seen in a human head. They looked straight into his t.n.in--a.nd stayed there. He did not speak to ibbr-that was not eti- quette, especially before the back.- squatted near -he <oor«eps—nor did he halt; he- walked elowly by and entered the store, carrying with him die fai>ranauon of tho^e sou.fm eyes. lie bought a. pound of tobacco and several pack ages of cigarette papers, and with hia pur- chase sought Sanchez, the interpreter, in hia eamn below tha post. He mimed resreat" and lost his dinner at the mees, before tinesse and that tobacco ..ad draam from Senchez thatt Tittta wae a Mexican captive, captured as a babe, ajtj afterwaaxfe reared as tbe oniy child of Bonito, head toi<ft^ of the Ohrri-^ahnae. She had recently man feci •Ranione, a young sub-ohief; but within a Kaon from the wedding feart they had quarrelled, and, etmnjfe to all the tribe, she had asserted (her rigbt. Apache womern have rights—fchat is, property Tagfrte, She gathered her ponies and drove them to her father's herd. Now ihe dwelt in Bonito'e lodge, and it was an open question how many ponies Ra.mone m"et pay before he got back hie bride—the number de- pended upon IrtT sweet will, a, expreesed through the aarbhrafcor, Bondto. Raauoue had begun to blrl. And Sanchez flung away the end of the fifteenth cigarette, with the admoni- iion "TiDta is beap munciio dangerous game With the nsmtr of the next sun Ciayson wa, three ffiih.8 up the North Fork inspecting the <troop gardens; he wished to see the dew on the cabba<?6 sparkle in the early bght, beside tfc t- iirtain csurtp of the OhiricahusM waa in the bottom land, on tbe other side, and Bonitos lodge stood by itself "1086 to the raver bank. It may have ben tttt sound of an iron shoe striking the rockft, or it may txjl-v- been fatalit J — anyhow Tinta caane from the lodge while C5ay- eon a horse .va« drinking, knee deep in the ^xeam. ila reined up 1ihe horsea's head, an.i uitfed tillalt thri,;igit the water straight for tho^e eves. She mm ;ed a. welcome, aini there m xh« hiding -hadow9 of the tail Cottonwoods .h, ki«ed her. The shadows are never dark enougn. It foon passed from squaw to squaw in the village that "Tallow Fewther" rocle to Bonito's lodge, and, i3ce tlw flame a prairie fire, tlte wcrd: J • wept on i:ll it. reached Ramona m the 'ipper j ..tunp in the mountains. And, as luck w, .:1L\1 have it, at that time the upper camp was cL nit- j irwr 'tizwixi" amd <Sanoing for the war. So Ra>T.oae (trank. "tizwin" with increased vigour and fianoed with the other wild spirits, while j kM inborn, general taafte for the whites eoneen- fera-fced to ctre tierce, burning hate for cue white. 'Hie big moon --Anie, and with it the 1a. | dame in the upper camp. The old and the tender were sent, down to the main caiup on the river, wMb the dtrong aaid active, fuJli of '■*iswin" and hell, dashed into the night to mtik** a. iiiej-ry killing in tihenr line of flight. All the youug bucks were m th-o ride sav« >>n9 -Ramonti was too druafc to mount. or move. Ihree hours by the ii<h" < f whf) nBune big moon, two tremj of <»valry had found and were on the trail of the ''bronoue" at the upner cemp. TlHt next morning th.. agent, viijciui.p' the main oasrxp to count a somewhat ecettvied flock and friQBtrate the sheep from tl'e goarte, m they had air^ady sepa~AH^l tVrn- êl"¡.8! i:JUud RAmonc, tag, number. :r.d all presnuk to be oounted! as cnb of the remnant eJbeep. He was ateek as a iajtib, siet-u- j i»g rnoet "f ti:e day in th* brush near his mother's lodge, but occasionally wating to bear the frightened Wk of the women and •hildren. Once he heaird trat the black-horse and grey-horse sol 'itre were on the trail, and be knew that '"Yellow Featiie<r" rode with the grey*. Clayson, as junior lieutenant, rede in rear of the ookenm U> piewDA etra^ghng. When b*t 5ot to the too ot fco far.y»u the h."v. 1 of the column w&e already diescendirig another canyon beyond. He onjpred the men ahead cf him to close up a* a tros, l>ut. he did no* mount at once. H» horse, ga-uuted by iaok mount at once. 1m horse, ga-uuted by iacit of feed and the 125 tmies of haxtl riding, had so bcily to hokl a. girth, ao Clayson haulted to re-^addle, and, by the halt became a. straggler himself; the («mi an<l moving siea- fclv in* soon out erf itgRt and «Wiiid. I Raiucmc crawled dom from rock to rock. I silent as death itself, to iritfuri su'e range. JAut below the teft shoulder blacks waa the I tpot; he a,m,ed from a. reM and fired, and nifuie Two killings; b*it the horse fell first on bu loft ?tde; the man pitched across the horee. A few *x*ondjr later Ram one's kmfe bad uiade a rapid piece of artistic carving. Tiol, he was on his poaay, laehmg with bia ) quirt for a wiki daah for tlw ree-arvation :t.a.in, I Wthea the searching pacrty that dropped back found the Beutenaaifc thwy tu'Tied sick 10 a it'"hi. it was not till Serg^an' Dowd flung a saddle-blanket over the grinr-in?. llplese laee that they had nerve enough to rc joh the body The long, fast, ride killed hss best pony, but IBantoqae wm in t'be rrnawj. oamp the night before the Meoond cxxtiii H, went straight to iVinito's icrdge. and entered unsu^-moned. "Where have you been?'' asked P-xuto, without greeting. "Gathering my poniee. Tell m- your priest" JtUanone was wild-^yed, the ban da Wail tfone from his bair, and Bonito knew -that he lied But Bonito was an old ¡ roan now; he counselled peace, and tried to hold the young man in check, lest I they forced the Vhoie tribe to war. So be turned to Tinta, crouched by the fire. with the corner or her blanket held before her face, and wh»^>ered: i; Go talk t» RajTK>ne!" RajTK>ne!" Ramone heard tbe whimper and strode out- I ,3ade. rose and folViv.- d him in silanoe, "1 give ten pomea," he ta^d. '"Too lit We." "1 give ten pomea," he Ea-d. "Too lit We." "1 give fifteen ponlè". rl9 spoke more I fieicely. I "Too little," she said, in tlie sa-me calm *<rce,' fcrr bead etui h:d by the blanket. I "Twenty ponies—no more. No man—no Jpiri. wee'r.' fiva rnar-a. He laughtel a. harsh, sooty k-?gh.. Sbe peeped from ti >e Uauknt. The moou I —■J—a——————— | shone full in his face and on the ")ouow feather" thit he held on his upper lip. She caught her breath with a gasp; then said, softly as a cooing dove: "Keep tire ponies. Give ma the yellow feather' and I will go with you." 11 e lost his cunning ill his avaricious, vengeful joy, and gave her what etbe rwked. She doubled the stiff, dry lip with the silky hair, and sh-yvul it into the beaded medioine bag v orri ._>n her bwom. Then he seized her arm ancl_ dragged her into mother s lodge. I The "issue day," next morning, wxt; a srrand round-up. by order of the ag-ent, and all the Ohirioahuaa, including the papooses and tin; dogs, gathered aJaout the agency building. There waa to be a recount for rations and to fix definitely the number and names of those in the war party. Ramone ami Tinta wer-i there together, 'llity stood apart from the others, and neither spoko; but not for an instant did be leave ho." side. Finally Ramone was oalled. He wag head of a family, and had to speak for him.seif and those und^r him. He entered the bualdiag to wait his turn to answer tbe questions of the I wait his turn to answer the questions of the i,ua olerk. I Then, quick as a cat. Tinta. was by the side of Sanohez. She whispered a 'few hurried words and pointed to her breast. Sanchez stepped into the agent's office and ¡ gave the information rapidly. Then tha agent, with two Indian police, l<as8ed from the office jnte, tbe I?aue wtom 1 and, before Ramone had time to think of hi; knife, he was on the floor, tied like a calf Jt was a neat, sudden job for a beginning but how was it to and ? Tbe pu&e of the Indians was at fe/er heftt, and tbe arrest r>f a suh-chief was dangerous oven when conditions suh-chief was dangerous oven when conditions were normal. Still the agent went boldly on. He took Ramone ou' of the building through a crowd of sullen, scowling bucks, past rhs Inœan calaboose, to the commanding officer of the post, to deliver a military pri- soner. Sanchez brought Tinta to the commanding r>ffioor :j office, and thorti, wabh pausvonate hate flaaning in those marvellous; eyes, she toki the horrified oflioers Ramone's ?ccr«t— and hi towed ihe prc-f. and hi towed ihe prc-f. The commanding ..Jiiœr held forth his handkerchief to receive and cover the I sickening evidence; but dbe shook her bead with a nervous laugh and thrust it back in her bosom. It belonged to her!—and the oommaaxirn g officer, wide at the moment, htmioured her right. He even did more—granted the request that she might go to the guardhouse and speak to Ramone, ai- though he did not underetaad why she should wish to H;ea.k to him. The officer oi »iw day went with her and ordeied Raxnone so be brought outside. The corpcrai of tha guaJd tindocked tbe cell door and "beckoned to the prisoner. Ramono had irons I on his legs and wri^w, but, he followed, stepping sbon to the lIalt of vUe jlankmg chain—his I heart W'88 bad "D-d he hmig Lia head. When he got outeide he saw at a giance why he was called. Ho mad 3 one spring and, qu*ck as a fia«h, raased hia arms and brought th-i iron handcuffs down with a crushing blow between j »he woman's eyes then fie leaped lice a hob- I bled hors« on a stampede, making for th» eha- paiTal. -Sow, number om. did a gs-tmel's duty h« gavs three short cries of "Halt! b»lt! bait 1" and shot an escapkig prisoner
TROUBLE IN THE COAL I' TRADE. CRITICAL SITUATION IN THE I MIDLANDS. I Iho MineM* Federation leadess assembled at Birmingham admit the gravity of the eitua.tion in reference to the wages question. They have been fully Warned by pithead ma/udate not to svrrendar or compromise the question of a minimuni wage, and, thougb thav are willing for the eontin'iance of tbe conciliation board on the preset baA» and' the renewal of th e agree- ment till 1398, they will not sot /^ide the prin- ciple of tne living wage without a struggle. On on the preset baAM and the renewal of th e agree- ment till 1398, they will not sot /^ide the prin- ciple of tne living wage without a struggle. On the other hand, it is understood that the Mid- land employers are opposed to re-establishing the board on its present basis, acid many of thu cdailowners will secede from the employers* association if tbe oustMnm r.ge is perpetu- ated. At the same time tbev are prepared for arbitration on the disputed points. The average price of Camnock Chase aoal last quarter was 6s 6d per ton, or 9d- below tb^ corresponding period of last year, and 2s 3d below 1804. The miners are organ kuy? in the event r> a strike, and it is announced that the below 1804. The miners are or-ganismg in the event of a. strike, and it is announced that the nan-Union men will not receive support from I the Federation funds as in 1833. This announce- ment has brought thousands of men into the Union, and the funds are stated to be larger than ever. The leaders refuse to accept a bottomloM? gliding-scale which will enable ooal- owneere to ictenmine both prices ancu wages.
THE LLANDAFF PEERAGE. MR. MATHEW'S PETIiION FOR RESTORATION. We understand tha* che petition of Mr. Arnold Mathew for the reBtoration of the dormant earldom of Llandaif has been for- warded to her Majesty the Queeov, and that Attomey-Grenexui is now engaged in examining the petitioner's evidence in sup- port of his claim. Tbe case will finally be ret erred, to the Committee of Privileges at the House of Lords, wbere it will be dealt with early in the next enetdon- The soLmx tors wbo hava the oonduct of the case are Massts. Craiiaanea, Curyey, asd Spens, of 30, Great Grge-sitreet. Westminster, who are the Marquess of Bute's Parliamentary agents
OUTBREAK OF CHOLERA. Da'lakis Marseilles correspondent, who claims to be in a position U, be well informed, telegraphy thas there have been several deaths iron, cholera in itbat c-ity. 1
THE ADVANCE UP THE NILE. ¡ FURTHER DESPATCH OF STORES I PAPAL INTEREST IN THE I EXPEDITION. Requisitions have been received by the Home Government for large supplies of geaeral war stores for the troops »t Suakm, and 160 tons wil be despatched from W OoOlw jch: in. the course of a few days. Speoial provision is being made-against the contmgsncy uf the telegraph wires being cut by fcbe Dervisbes, and bc-lio- graph stations are being constructed on the abiitfting1 the. Nile. These Hwtruic^x.-ts also are being supplied from the arsenal at W oolwich. POPH"S INTEREST IN THE EXPEDI- TION. The Vienna correspondent of the "Daily News" says:—I aiu informed that Leo X3I1. News" says:—I aiu informed that Leo XH1. is deeply interested in the expedition to Don- gola, because he bo(pes that when Mabdism haa b-oen put down the old mission stations on the Upper Nile, Gondokoro, &tx, will retarn to their anaient etatus. He has, therefore, appointed Archbishop Sogaro, who helped m the liberation of Fathers Rostdgnoli and Ohr- walder and Slatin Pasha, as Apoetolio Dele- gate in Upi* r Fjgp pt. Hia missioii is to restore the Catholic Church in the Soudan when the Dei vishee ha.ve been defeated. EMPLOYMENT OF INDIAN TROOPS. In the House of Commons on Friday, Mi. BUCHANAN asked the Secretary of State for India whether, in view off his state- ment of March 2, he could now teN. the House wAether India was to bear any part of the oliarge for the expenses of the Indian force recently sent to Mombasa. Lord GEORGE HAMILTON: The Govern- rrbBfit do not propose that any charge should be made on th-j revenues of India for the ex- penses <A the Indian force recently sent to Mombasa. Therefore, no resolution is neces- sary to authorise their employment beyond the confines of Itdaa. The Government propoee tiw ordinary pay and allowances of the native troops sent to Suakim should be borne by the revenues of India. Therefore, I shall move a resolution, in accordance wiftb. prece- dent
THE MURDER OF MR. STOKES. PROTEST BY THE BRITISH! GOVSLRNMENT. The Press Association is officially in- formed that Yice-consui Arthur has lodged at Boma, on behalf of the British Govern- ment, an appeal against the finding of tbe court which acquitted ■ Major Loth aire of tbe- grave charge preferred against him in con- nection with the execution of Mr, Stokes. It is pointed out, however, that this action does not necessarily bind the British Govern- ment to prosecute an appeal, but the step was taken in order to secure a locus standi, and. if the Government decides, on consi- deration, that the appeal should be proceeded with, its right to go on will be incon- testable. I
SPAIN AND UNITED STATES. REMONSTRANC ES FROM I MADRID. | 40,000 SPANISH TROOPS FOR! CUBA. I A Central News telegram from Madrid, dated Friday morning, s-aye ;-Notwi,th- ataiiding the semi-official remarks inspired by Ministers, there is a widespresid belief in political circleo that the Cabinet Council held yesterday, which was of au exceptional kind and had been hastily convoked, was chiefly occupied with recent developments of the situation in Cuba. The attitude of the United i Statee, which .s regarded here as one of scarcely veiled benevolence towards the in- surgents, likewise received serious considera- tion. Especial attention was given o the inaction of the United States auithoritjes, wliich eniblc^ successive filibustering expe- ditions to be organised on American terri- tory. and despatched to the island with im- punity. As a. result of Uw Cabinet's delibe- rations, Senor Can.ovas Dcl Castillo, the Prime Minister, has authorised the Duke de 'etuan to draft a formal roraonstanoe for j>reseuatatidu 'to the United Sis.it c.^ U ovcmi- 11 .fc«it. Senor Dupuy de Lome will also pro- bably neeeivc instructions to seize the firsit I >.«. mvenaent opportunity for making persona! repittjen+a^ioins in a similar sense. The Government has decided to despatch another Army corps of 40,000 ck-ii to Cuba, next Sep. termber. termber.
SHIPPING DISASTERS- A SCHOONER BURNED IN HARBOR A schooner laden with lime, bound Caj lingfond to Newcastle, Ireland, was in Newoswtle harbour on Friday thriougSi tho heat in g of the lime- JU*' veeeel had a narrow escape.
GUILDHALL SCHOOL OF I MUSIC. I SIR JOSEPH BARNBYS SUCCESSOR. I The "Daily Telegraph" publiahef a com- plete libt of the candidatee who have applied for the principsMahip of the Gkuldball School f of Musio in succession to the kite Sir Joseph Barnby, whitfo includes the foBowkig Welsh nam«B:—Dr. Joseph Parry, lecturer in nusic, University Collegia, Cardiff; Dr. Roland Rogers, muftic instructor, LTmversity Callep of North Wales; and Mr. C. Lee Williams, organist Gloucestet Cathedral, aod ¡ late of Llandaff Cathedral.
ALARMING ACCIDENT AT HULL. DOCK GATES BURST. On Frtdaty Bocming the gates oetvvper. St. AndrewJs Dock and the new exwmsroa 01 the Pishing Dock burst, letting in a rash of water, striking several w^ter boate and,-ua&.mg I other damage to fishing craft t4mmigh breaik- mg the rrrcoriiigs. Fwfcaaateiy, there was i>o loss cr life, r-aough both women and rfeidren were on the sunken vessel. Thtj were with difficulty rescued. The collapse J o; the j,atea is owmg to hidcten springs being by tiie pile-dttiviag and the excavation. The estimated damage is between twenty and thirty thousand pounds.
THE DEFENCE OF INDIA. Tbe Maharajah of Jeypore, soeording to a Dal/l's ,clegram, it. reoaived the cordial thanks? of the GovanoneBit for tavimg in- the Imperial service by & transport train of one hundred vehicles.
NOTES FROM THE f METROPOLIS. I EF"m OLP. LONDON COKRKSPQiVBSNTS.J LONDON, Friday. A Thousand Amendments. There are now over a thousand notices of amendments to the Education Bill, and ti*; supply is not yet exhausted. The amend- ments to be pressed by the Church party, by the Roman Catholics, ami by the official Oupoaitk-a are jet to be handed in. The obvious intention of the Opposition is to compel the Government to ci..r.rure the Bill. They are ambitious of gaining such distinc- tions as did the Unionists when they protested so vigorously against the .forcing through of the Home Rule Bifel; but the circumstances are different. In those days the sides were nearly equal, the Government majority ranging from half a dozen to 30. Now the Opposition is only a fraction of the House, and the Government majority on tins Bill Ls from 250 to 300. London and the Lifeboat. As I have already stated, London is going I to celebrate its first Lifeboat Saturday to morrow. There are to be great demonstra- tions, processions, and so on in the streets, and collections will be taken by ap- pointed persons. A special appeal has been pat forth over the names of some of our pat forth over the names of some of our mout distinguished people. The thing has been taken up with avidity by the masses and classes, and on the Surrey side of the river the arrangements are reported to be of a most elaborate character. The cabmen and 'busmen have taken up the scheme with their customary enthusiasm, wearing lifeboat colours, lifeboat cards, and little paper life- boats on their whips and vehicles during the boats on their whips and vehicles during the week. "Exhibiting Indications. Whec a memOOr rises m bis place and says nothing we kno. that he "erhibite indica- tions." This is the new and humorous definition with winch Mr. J. VVT. Lowther I ooimilaed the HMSO to-night, It. arose out of the iaddeot List night whea Air. Chaplin was nurded to move the closure on the AfKomna. amendment to the Rating Bill At the time it was not certain how often Mr. Chap .'in haa attempted the ciosure, some say- ing three attempts, but the most- general opiaion was that he had tried twic. b the journal of the House, however, ohis morn- ing there is record of Mr. Chaplin moving the closure onjy onoe. Armed with the II ioumai, and with consdoueaesB of what he had seen with bis own eyes, Mr. Ellis Grif- fith rose ki his place to-night, and, being re- ferred by Mr. Speaker to tke Chairman, he appealed to him whether it was not twice the closure waa moved, and would not the the closure was moved, and would not the Cbaarmain have the entry corrected. Mr. Lowtber, wbo has a fine appreciation of I humour, explained that the entry had been made at his own direction, for -Nir.- Chaplin had actually only moved the closure OIFJe. He bad "exhibited iiKbcataoEs'' of repeating tbe BiotAon, but, said Mr. Lowther, "ne evi- dently gathered from my appearance that I was not favourable, and ht did not make tbe raotkwj." The Hovse was, of coarse, con- vulsed with laughter, Mr. Griffith* oomg. a.p- parently, the only member who did not ap-1 preciate the full humour of it. Asked was not Mr. Chaplin on his feet, "Certainly," replied Mr, Lowtiier; "that, is what I meant by 'exhibiting indications. Vincentiana. Searetarv Sir Matthew White Ridley gave satisfactory ?*6suiraJioes to Sir Howard Vinceost with regard to the Tomptroiler of prison labour. He is to be under the control of the Prison Commission, By the Act passed in 1877 tbe prisoner is prohibited from com- peting with cutside labour. Sir Howard then had a ft** minutes' ^parr^ng with Mr Rrfcchie over tbe question of atiens, eoipha- SKUig specnaiJy chef act that so IDfUlY foreign) eaiiorg were now manning our ships. Mr, Ritchie ^aa. as usual > sympathetic, but rehiotant. He gave no hope of Govenunent Bills bc^ng brought in, a?ul when be was asked t<- afford facilities for the Bills kitro- asked t% afford facilities for the Bills iutro- dtneed by Sir Howar4 he gave a I direct negative to Mr. J. W. Lovrther, who bad intervened to help the memoer for Central SLaSIekt. The sparring was quite good-lnumoured, andi members laiighed de- lightedly when Sir Howard gave a deep groan of despair at the refusal of the Minister. More Petitions. Theore are 2,245 petitions in favour of the Education Bill, with 272,394 signatures, and against, the Bill 36 petitions, with .599 signa- tures The next most popular subject of petition is the Sunday Closing Bill, which has 2,052 petitions in its favour, with 18,370 signatures. Eight more pages of amendments to the Education Bill appear or the paper to- day. making the totai forty-three pages. Mr, Ernest Gray is responsible for tiftv-five amendments, and Mr. George Dixon for twenty-three. Homing Pigeons. Mr. Logan wm duvet the Home Secreiarv's attention on Tuesday to the systematic shoot- ing oj homing pigeons, which are of consi- derable value, and Mr Logan wit; ask tht) Minister if he is awire that in maifV places the police seem to regard tbe protection of I such birds as being outside their duties, and if he will advise the police throughout the country that tbe owners of pigeons have the same Jann upOil. .-cir iice as the owners I' of any otber description of property. I
DIRECT RAILWAY HOFTE ¡ TO LONDON. PREAMBLE OF THE GREAT WESTERN BILL APPROVED I The bust important step in the getting of improved direct access betwe^ai -j .ondo.-i aad South Wales was aoe>mp!i«hed when the Great Western Railway Company's South Wales and Bristol Direct .i1m passed a Coci- mxttee of the House of Lords unop}>osed on I Eiidoy. Originally there were eight peti- 1 tions against the Bill, and it augurs t-eH as ] to tioe spirit in whch. the (Jrcat W^siem Corn i par-y "am carrying out than undertaking I given in the beginning of the present year to f South Waies that they shomid have beefn dWe to dispose of %il these. Not oiajy- have the petitions (fisapj-arrecl, but complete arrange- petitions (fisapj-arrecl, but complete arrange- menta have been madf. as 10 acquiriag the rand, and tbe price to be paid K" it: for qtrite two-thirds of the line. Tbe engineers also are on t ;e ground pegging out the final centre line and boundaries; so that if rh« com panv keep 011 in the way thc-y have begu 1, therf appears no g-ô()(} reksou why the works niay not be started either in the autumc. or the beginning of next year. I.
FURTHUR CYPHER TELEGRAMS. MORE "STOCK-JOBBING IM- PERIALISM." "START IMMEDIATELY—NO INVITE NECESSARY. MR. CHAMBLERALN AND THE PRESIDENT. Reuter's Agenoy issued the following 1.8t of cjcipher tei*jgra«cM on Friday night. 'The trans-lations from cypher were made by Thomas I'heron, with the aid of the code ail !J. the State to have t>eeii found dl i^ u-iue-1 son's possession — rkm Trimble, stop delivery of gun*. Say How many you have delivered.- -George Fariar i (for Reform Committee)." (for Reform Committee)." "The Reform Committee, January 3, 1896.— A idrew Tnnible, Johannesburg. 1c haj t>een reported to the above committee that, the people are selling their g'jma. Give this matter your carefui attention,—For Reform Com- mittee, (Joionel Rhodes." "Reform Committee, January 3, i^^b.— Andrew Trimble, Johiinnesbuig. It iias bc'dl brought to notice of Reiorm Committee ti'at there are no police on duty on north ouie of railway. Kindly attend to tuie matter.— (For the Reform Committee), Coiouel Rhodes." "Attwsli, Buluwayo, to Leonard, Johannes- burg.-Gan raise five huadicd at once; much sympathy here." 'lamot .u to Colonel Rhodes, Johannesburg. —Have everything' here. Bobby White does not amply any dtiay, 'because any delay woukl l>e moat injurious. i>r. Woitf leaveu W-il101TOW; wlll e:&.vla.in." From Hamaiond, Johannesburg, to Colonel Rhodes, Mafeking.—Leave Tuesday with White to exaxiiiiic Hutne mining puooeruea for lu3 syndicate. Pixrpertiea near liustenburg. We go through to Matekiag. White goes from there to Cape Town, where I shall "also go to meet Ernest before he sails for Europe." October x^, 18S4 (ld95, query).—From Met- calf, Mafeking, to Colonel Rhodes, Johannes- burg. Thanks, 1 have just arrived from Saan- pito. If farms settled, should be glad to know; also each exact site at earliest, con- venience. Did you get Transfeld's -zCtuer "Novomber 14, 1395.—l^-jm C-olonel Rhodes to Stevens, Charter, Cape Town (in code;. Ask Jameson wb4õre do yoa wish 200 horses sent we have to take to-morrow." I "Johannesburg. IK member L — From Lies- ehing to Wolff, Johannesburg. Part consign- ment only arrived; will wire when wage us ioave." • December 12.—From Bobby White, Mafe- king, to Coloned Rhodes, Johannesburg 'n code). Whea may I expect Wolff? Jameson wishes to see him here as soon as possible.' I 'From Colonel Rhodes to Bobby White, I Mafeking, December 7.—Wolff leaves Cape the polo tournament here is postponed for one Town for Kimberiey to-night. Teil Jameson I ■week or it would clash with race meeting." 'Deoenliber 8.—From Bobby White. Mafeking, to Colonel Rhodes, Johannesburg. Your wire dated yesterday received. Hope no delay. Don' t aiter unless obliged according to original under;-landing. Considerable suspicion already, therefore: any dolay w.)A injurious." "From Colonel Rho.ie3 u> Bobby White,, Alafeking, Deoember 11.—lj forna Jameson not- send any horses before i anuary; no room for them. I am sending Captain R. H. Layman to Gnbaciistowu for next fourteen days." I "From Jameson to Pretoria (no name or date I given!.—Send following message to Frank. Grave suspicion has bees aroused sureiy. In your estimation, do you consider tiie races? I It is of the utmost importanoe compared to I the immense ritJk: of diiso^very daily expected, by wiuch, Lioder these circumstance, it will be necessarj' to act prematuieiy. Let Hammond inform weak partners more delay more danger. Wolff will explain more fully reasons to anti- cipate action. D'i aii voh can to hasten the completion of tbe work." "Deoember 12, 1395.—From Leiecbing, Mafe- king, to Wolff, Grand National, Johannesburg. Loaded five wagons; more goods arrived 10th.' '"Deoember 20, 1S95. — From Beit, Cape Town, V> Lionel Phillips, Johannes- burg. Am again worse this afVf- noon, and act laid up. Am advised to go on MoiUUty for a weeAt to the seaside. La my I present health. I cannot be of any use to assist. Am most anxious you. would not delay dota- tion of the new compiBy an. my account a day longer fciton sifcc*i-vry. Iacunediave flotation is I the thing cost defined, as we never know what would hinder if now delayed." "December 23, 1895.—From Harris, Gape Town, to Colore! Rhodes, Golds, South Africa, Beib haa te.brtgrapiied assuring him that Oharman will suu't imme- diately flotation takes place. No mvite necessary." There are also some other brief teh^grasns wluiih have it&t beeit deoipbtsred, and which it is useluAj to re-produce, as they are unintel- ligible, and also tke following one, as to vvbicb th.ve no explanation, to ot the Reform CoiQTOiltee: — -S r, —If the Reform Committee deem it «i- pedieut, and if they wiU guarantee ibe coot of the expedition, will undertake to raise a force of picked men of not less than 3,000 to eneot, tho re-oaptore of my countrymen. Dr. Jamo- so a conditions that I pick my own men and OhOOSê mv own officers. Kindly favour me II with an early reply —I am, ycura faithfully, JAMES CUMM1-NC 0 I Mii. OHAMiBKRiLAIN AiND MR. KP.COLR Tiie rimes" on Friday morning piiblisbed I the. text of a. dispatch which has been received by the High Gonimiasioner from Mr. Cham- berlain in reply to President Kruger's mes- sage complaining of tbe attitude of her Majesty's Government. "'It is incorrect to :a.y," tie tclegrapha, 'that the alieged action of the persona who knew of the inroad be- fort-htma. and supported it has been defended by her Majesty's Government, or by any I responsible persons, on the ground that they aetod in the interest of and for the exten- sion of Imperialism in South Africa. Her Majesty's Government have promised a full Parliamentary inquiry, as soon as the legal proceedings against Dr. Jameson and bis officers* have b>. 'a concluded, to examine the cnarter granted to the British South Africa Company and the operation of its provisions, | and to eonfflder whether any improvements | in it Are desirable. In the meantime, her Majesty's Government cauuot see that the exercise of clemency by the President in the, case of the persons who pleaded iuilty in i the trial at Pretoria is, or ought to be, de- per,lent upon the language of some unknown and UESpeciiieG jiereons who have been sup posed to defend the inroad, and they have •sontodeuoft that the President will take no i account of such irresponsible utterances." SIR GRAHAM BOWER'S APPOINT- MENT. The Exchange Teiegraph Comp&ny is offi- c ally informed that Sir Graham Bower has been selected tc proceed to Pretoria to take Sir Jacobus de Wet.'s place. Sir Graham will administer the Cape during Sir H j Robinson's visit to England, and, no doubt, will pay a visit to tbe Transvaal, but nothing has yet been settled in regard to the suc- ¡ cessor to Sir Jacobus de Wet. ¡ TILE POSITION OF MR. BEIT. QUESTIONS IN THE HO^SF OF COM- MONS. In the House of Commons on Friday. Mr. THOMAS BAYLEY asked the Secre- ta,ry of State for the Cole-mea wbethci her Majesty's Mmistera in advismg to grant to ) o8f'!II'I Mr. Beit, with others, a charter with, large ( powers of administration over a portion of t-he British Empire were aware of his then being a German subject; whether there was any precedent for such devolution of .sovereign powers to a.ny alien by her Majesty; and whether Mr. Beit had since then become a naturalised British subject; and, if not, m I view of recent events, would her Maje sty's Government consider the expediency of ad- vising tlk; Chartered Compa.ny to procure his resignation as a director ol that company. Mr. The answer to the first part of the question is in the affirmative. I am unable to answer the second part of the question. Of course, many aliens have beên employed in positions of trust by her Majesty's Government and their predecessor-. Mr. Beit has not been naturalised a British sub- ject. There, is no necessity to take the course suggested in the concluding part of the iiue.stiou, as Mr Beit has already voluntarily tendered his resignation to his colleagues. Mr. BAYLEY: Has the res ignation l>een i accepted ? Mr. CHAMBERLAIN: I hare no informa- tion. THE PRETORIA PRISONERS. In the House of Commons on Friday In reply to Mr. Patrick M'Hugb, Mr. CHAMBERLAIN said be had not yet learned what punishment was to be substituted for the commuted death penalties pastjed on t-h-i Reform leaders. He had no official lnforma- tion as to the prison treatment of these gentlemen, but. according, to the news- paper reports, they ami the other political prisoners enjoyed certain indulgences, (Ironical Nationalist cheers.) OUR FORCES IN AFRICA. Mr. BRODRJCK, in reply to Mr. Patrick O'Brien, said that the only Royal Artillery proceeding to Africa were those required to coStpiete the bafcteriee a'ready there. No fresh batteries had been ordered to Egypt or the Cape.
FRANCE AND TIIE AIEDI- TERRANEAN. The arrival of the French fleet at uuerta (aay» tbe "Figaro"; is an event of considerable importance, for it indicates that the French Government has definitely taken possession of the harbour, which, from ita dominating position, is in every way equal to Malta, and when fortified, in conjunction wrth Toulon and Poitevecbio, will make the position of France in the Medrt-erranean a very powerful one. ¡
MUSWELL illLL MURDER. j APPLICATION AGAINST NEWS- PAPERS. An application was made on Friday to tbe'j Lord Chief Justice ana Mr. Justice Wills'! by Mr. E- Lever for a rule nisi, calling upon ■ the editors and publishers of tbe "Sketch. and of the "Daily Mail" to answer an alleged contempt of court in having published cer- tain matters relative to Mjflsom and Fowler, i awaiting trial for murder at the Old Bailey. ) —Their Lordships said they would hear the application to-day (Saturday). FOWLiMR AGAIN ATTEMPTS SUICIDE. The Press Association states that the pri- soner Fowler has a train attempted to take. his life in Holloway G&ol He tore his overcoat into shreds, apparently to improvise a rcpe. He has now been placed in a special observa- tion cell, a warder being constantly wrth him.
ALAKMING NEWS FRO M AFRICA. FEARED DISASTER TO THE ¡ ITALIANS. I A DaLaieiPs telegram from Row3 atone o'clock ^iis (Saturdav) morning, 3s.y«:—A report waig current th.1s afternoon that news of a serious character had been received from Africa. A Cabinet 'Council was sunuo'-ned, and met at the War Office, to consider, it is believed, cfepatohos from General Baldissera. I
SHARP ENGAGEMENT WITH THE MATABELE. THE ENEMY DRIVEN OFF. A Dalziel's telegram from Buluwayo, dated May 14, 9.50 an- says :—According to news just recseived from Captain Napia-'s column, now on their march to Gwdo, a. patrol of IbO mounted men, winch had been detached yester- day, met the enemy in foree, and a running fight ensued, tbe natives making 00 stand, and retreating before our men, win- alternately gailoj-ed on, ditmlounted. fired, and got on their horses again, until the whole native force was broken up and scattered, leaving many dead and wounded on the field. Tho house of the Refv. —. Carinegie at Hope Fountain was burned down by natives on Monday, and the London Mission completely destroyed. A MISSIONARY ON THE SITUATION. At a meeting of the London Missionary I Society, held in the City Temple on Friday, an address ou Matabelela/rid was delivered bv tbe Rev. C. D. Helm, a missionary in that oountry. He described the events which led up to the Matabele VV ax, and) said the people were a most bloodthirsty race. who killed people J for the Bake of killing. The Matabele sto-.xl in the same relation to surrounding tribes as did the Turks to the Anneniane, and we ought to sa, Thank God for the Ma-tthbele War. He did not mean to say that the Chartered Com- pany was a perfect government; he did not agree with them on all points, but he declared that the company had endeavoured to better the country, and that the state of Maiabeleland was better now than it was before the war. A great many people said that concessions were obtained from Lobengula in an underhanded way. Lobengula knew as well a5* anyone that, he waa granting concessions, and he was per- feOfcly satisfied with tbe term.i.
FRANCE AND ABYSSINIA. A SUGGESTED AGREEMENT WITH MENELIK. The Paris "Figaro" publishes a letter from a number of Frenchmen in Abyssinia advocating the. advantages of an agreement with iving Menelik. They aaeert that the Negus I is willing and ready to come to an under- ftaiidahg with France, although he will never consent to a Protectorate, and they point out that if Frafce secured Abyssinia for an ally she would considerably strengthen her position consent to a Protectorate, and they point out that if Frafce secured Abyssinia for an ally she would considerably strengthen her position in her struggle with England in that part of Africa.
BRAZILIAN CONGRESS, PRESIDENTIAL ADDRESS. A Renter's telegram from Rio de J anoiro, dated Thursday, ea.yo -The Congress waa opened to-day. The President. in hia message. ex- pressed the oanvdaticm that internal peace would contribute largely towards drawing to- gether more Ciosely the txrnds connectnig the nations of South America. Hti believed zilla difficulty with Great Britain regarding the Island of Trimdad would be favourably settled, The President, in conclusion, reviewed' the oon- ditaon of the country's finances, said he antioipated a rise in tlw ra<te of exchange m consequence of the plentiful coffee crop.
ENGLAND AND AMERICA. ¡ PRESIDENT CLEVELAND ON I ARBITRATION. I A Renter's telegram from Washington says: —A committee, representing the National Arbi- tration Conference, waited upon President Cleveland on Thursday and presented a memo, rial. llho President sand; "The reoent I c outer enoe 's a giatifying' exhibition of the wide pub £ ic sentiment in favour of arbitration. I am much pleased at- the resolutions passed, and am glad that any own ideas, which I have expressed in messaigts to Congress, have sustained My 'I' the confereaoe. What has been .aid concern- ing tbe iie». tLapt- ehoald ibdnd together the two gieatb Ensrli.sh-.Hpeaking peojiies hatj great force. It is tmpossrbie to over-estimate the potency and beneficial influence of concerted efforts for peace between these two peoples." In <x.!>otn sion, the President said he hoped that *he. friends of arbitration would continue to educate the people on- the lines indicated. In so doing, "they would bave his cheerful co-operation. f
MINES REGULATION BILL. OPPOSITION OF THE MINERS' FEDERATION. A meeting of tne executive committee of the Miners' Federation of Givjtt Britain was held at P.Lr.nrunghaiii on Friday to discuss Govern me-nt labour legislation. Mr. Piokard, M.P-, presided. It was resolved to petition Parlia- ment against the Mines Regulation Bill and to ask the Home Secretary to receive a. deputa- tion on the subject. A resolution was passed protesting against the clause being in- corporated within the scope of the Truck Act dealuig with fines or deductions in connection with work in mines, eeeing that all these I matters are now provided for under the Mines Regulation Act, and appealing to members of Parliament to resist the proposals. It was decided to ask the National Union and the I South Wales Association# to oo-operate.
1 UNIONIST POLICY! CRITICISED. j SPERCH BY LOi; D ROSEBERY j The Earl of Rosebery visited Ne.vtou Abbot on Friday for the purpose of addres- sing a political meet.ing in connection with a confeience organised by the Devon Liberal I Federation. On arriving at the station his lordsiiip was presented with an address, and in reply eulogised the qualities of Mr. SeaIe-Hayne, the member for the division. His lordship w-a.s afterwards driven through the town to the residence of Mr. William Vickery, J.P., where he rested until the evening meeting. The meeting was held in the Butter Market, which was specially fitted j for the occasion to accommodate between 3,000 and 4,000 persons. The chair was taken by Mr. C, T. D. Aoland. Lord Rose- bery on entering was most entliusiasueaiiy received. The Chairman. in opening the proceedings, said they all felt sure the Liberal party had a brilliant future before it under the leader- ship of the noble lord. (Chceis.) Lord Rosebery on rising was again loudly cheered. He said it wa.s a long time since he and the chairman first met. He had always hPè-ll a little under the chairman's precedence, because he began as his fag at Eton—(laughter)—and he little thought when he pr>aohed itna eggs at Eton that they would meet under the present circumstances. (Laughter.) It was a pleasure to come to Devonshire, for it was one of the few places which stood, where it did before the general election. The Liberal party had t.o lie low for a time, and he was not sure that it waa not well for them. In cimcs of prosperity they were apt to wax fat and kick out, but in times of adversity they were able to cultivate, under the discipline of sorrow, that cohesion cf fello-wslnp sometimes overlooked in the moment of atfluence. (Cheers.) The Education Bill bad been carried by a great majority and under circumstance's which left u deep and painful impression upon him. (A Voice: "LishiMn") He would not allude further to that painful subject that night. Enough would be said about it at other times. It was a curious fact that. in ail the speeches which had been made in favour of the Bill there was contained some objection or other to some of its provisions. The fact, was, no one liked the Bill. For the lovers of do- nominationalisru it lid not give enough, and for the rest of the nation it gave a great deal too much. Tbe Bill, again, settled nothing, and it unsettled everything—(cheers)-— and when they began to unsettle where were. they going to stop ? There was -retaliation in iinsettiemeat as well as in most other things. Tatkft. for instance, the religious difficulty. They were told they 1nu.1t gratify the wishes of pious parents to bave their children in- structed in tbe dbgmas which they favoured. But what they bad to consider was, not the pious parents, who would look after their children, but the indiilerent people, who were indifferent as to the children, and there would be a struggle over the twenty-seventh clause in regard to this matter. Another matter which the Bill unsettled was the school boards. In Devonshire there were 153 school boards—had they served tbe people so badly tba4> they wore willing to give them up? (Ones of "No.") Well, but after this Bill was passed they would have a. daily struggle for existence. The Bill, again, wished to curb the educational development of this country bv stereotyping the payment for it. Was this a wise time to do that, when England found herself handicapped by the superior technical education afforded i-n Ger- many and Switzerland ? A short time ago we were singing war soags against Ger- many, but now we were going to say to her, "We will go no further in the race we will stunt and cripple the education of our growing generations." Well, he (Lord Rose- beay) was a Scotchman, and, thank God, the Bill could not apply to Scotland. (Laughter.) Next, as to the Agricultural Rating Bill. According to the Government reaso»:t»g( it seemed to him that the tenant farmer WVIM. pay half hds rate for the next few yeara, and that wouldTje his "benefit; then the"land- lord womid raise his re at iu proportion, and that would be the landlords benefit, and all the time the British taxpayer, who was land- lord and tenant, would be paying two millions a year to secure these price- less benefits. The agricultural labourer did not benefit at all under the Bill If there was a deep gold mine in the middle of the oountry he should be in favour of everybody's rates being paid, but, unfortu- nately, there w&s no such gold mine j £ existence, and if one did not pay somebody else must, and, rlcpond upon it, he would not like that operation. Then, again, there was the urban ratepayer to be considered; when they once began to subsidise a. cl.iss, other classes would clamour to be subsidised also. Had not urban ratepayers also got votes? And when the time came they would demand similar relief to that now being given to tho agricultural ratepayers. He saw in thif Bill thereon of an enormous Imperial expenditure, which they were not wise m undertaking to meet. (Cheers.) His second point was this: If the agricultural tenant was to benefit by this Bill in any sort of propor- tion to the sacrifice it entailed on Imperial re- sources, he would say, "Let the question of principle pass, and let w, give this relief." But that was not so. Take two concrete cfwes. On one estate m the Eastern Counties relief would amount to only gel per acre. and on another to 6d. an axTe. Why the Government bad; not touched the fringe of the subject, and for real relief agriculture must look, not to extravagant assistance from the rates, but to the reduction of -ent. (Cheers.) The Government limited the Bill tc five veara. Why did they do so? It was because then another election would be coming, and they would renew the measure, and pose as the friends of the farmers. Wo talked about our great material prosperity. There was no subject to vhich all tWking politicians looked forward with so much uneasiness as the state of our iinanoes. It was satisfac- tory this year, and might be so next year, but there was a TlerpetuaJ voice raised for expenditure, and no voice, however feeble, rais'-l for economy^The result was that. we 'iÆ«.1 in tune oi^i-ce reached an ex- penditure on Imperial purposes alone of over one hundred and one millions a year. A war might come, even under- so peaceful a Foreign Secretary as Lord Salisbury—(laugh- ter)—and when the pinch came where were we to raise new forms of taxation? Then I they would realise that they were living finan- cially in a fool's paradise, and they would ¡ not give these grants in aid unless they were I satisfied that they bad a substantia] return. Proceeding to deal with foreign affairs, his lordship emphasised the necessity for the im- mediate holding of an inquirv into recent- affairs in South Africa, and feat it sbordd ')C searching and complete. The Armenian question obtained a passing notice, and then Lord Rosebery pointed the moral that the Libera', party had three enemies to tight ip the future--the Government, the people who it mined then. to power, and the ttpai/.iy in the country, to the lac.ter of which caul's might lw- attributed the result of the last general election. The Gov eminent must, he said, be jicged, not by words, but by actions if b" c li.Mituents saw in the present Govirnsi tnt the embodiment. of universal peace, of equal justice to ail classes, of wise economy and beneficent social reform they would keep the Government in power, a.nd he would nut blame them for it, But if they s, the reverse, if they saw constant foreign and Colonial complications, if they saw reckless and increasing expen- diture, if they -saw legislation, not in the interests of the nation as a whole, but of particular classes and creeds-if, in a word, the nation began to realise that it had been fooled, their great majority would melt away like snow in a thaw, and giad and proud would he be, and so, he hoped, would they be, if it should be the sun of Devon- shire that should set that thaw in motion. (Loud cheers.)
BREAK-UP OF THE IRISH- RADICAL ALLIANCE. HOME RULE RELEGATED TO THE BACKGROUND. The alliance between the English Liberals and the lush Nationalists (says the "Daily 'Ù:lt:'gra.ph') appears to be gradually growing weaker and weaker. So far as the Radical wing ot the Liberal party are concerned, the action of Mr. Dillon and his followers in supporting the Education Bill uf a Unionist Government has been as the la.s; straw on the camel's back, for the new Radical Com- mittee have removed Home Rule from the first place in the programme, and set up Abolition of the House of Lords in its stead. It is untrue that Home Rule has been banished entirely, but it has been dis- guised under tne name of Devolution. What the new cry really means is not yet certain, but it is supposed substantially to embody the plan of Sir Charles Dilke, who favours a moderate measure of Home Rule for all the various parts of tlte United Kingdom, though he is not prepared to advocate a federal scheme involving the creation of four Parlia- ments, or even four Executives. The lobby representative of the Press Association has been making special inquiries as to the nature and extent of tuo rumoured rift. Among the Liberal members consulted he finds an almost general opinion, which several of them believe to be largely shared by their constituents, that the former affiance between the two parties no longer continues in the same effective form as before, but only nominally exists, and that there is little pro- bability of the Liberal party holding itself bound upon the next opportunity to put in the forefront of its programme so large a. measure of Home Rule as Mr. Gladstone introduced. This change in, their mutual relationship is due. in part, but not entire'v. to the recent vote of the Irish Xatior-' s for the second reading of the E<lu,ca,tit)n ,). .1., The Irish. Parliamentary party state there can be no alliance between t-hein or any English party except on terms of putting Home Rule in the same position as Mr. Glad- stone put rt. They regard as absurd the statement that by voting for the Education Bill they were putting that Jiie.osure before Home Rule, as Mr. Dillon had clearly ex- plained the attitude of himself and oolleaguen on the subject.
ON THE LOOK OUT FOR HEIRESSES INQUIRY AGENT'S EXPLOIT IN WALES. In the Chancery Division on Friday Mr. Justice Romer delivered judgment in the ease of Rees v. De Bernardy. De Beraardy, an inquiry agent in Bedford-row, London, dis- covered that certain unclaimed property, valued at some thousands of pounds, helonged to two old women, one of whom, resided in South Wales and the other in the Midlands. De Bernardy sought out the old women, Mrs. York and Mrs. Waters, and got them to sign a document by which ha waf to have haLF the property in the event of its recovery.Mr. Justice Romer said that the plaintiffs were entitled to succeed in their action for the rewoiseioni of the contract they «trued. Time pr#ssod at one stage of the proceedings, and the defendant knew that, unless hE, was very prompt, there was every proiba-brlity« of Mrs. York and Mrs*. Waters ascertaining' their rights without hie intervention. In the learned judge's cpjjaion the defendant took advantage of tne two women, who were advanced in years, humble in position, and1 illiterate, although shrewd. He, therefore, ordered the cancella- tion of the agreement, the plaintiffs having offered before his lordship to allow the defen- dant a reasonable sum for the services he had rendered and the expenses he had incurred. Inquiry was to be made as to what suon might be eo allowed, but he would have to pay the costs of the action up to and including judg- ment.
ST. DAVID'S COLLEGE, LAMPETER. SCHEME FOR THE AUGMENTATION OF ITS ENDOWMENTS. I ABOLITION OF THE YICE-PRINCI- PALSHIP, The "ixindoii GawMte" of Friday contained an Order in OouneiJ, notifying that the Queen has approved the scheme of the Ecclesiastical Coramis- sior.era relative tc the augmentation of the endow- ment of St. College, Lampeter. The re- commendations approved of are 86 follow—That, whereae it is provided by old Orders in Council. dater! fniy 27. 1863. and .Tune 10, 1364, that there fhotild be !lve profesBOwhius in the sail college, besides the Thillips's professorship, and that one of the said professorships stioiii-d I)- held by the prin- cipal ot the said college and another by the vice- principal, and that the scale of emoluments of the eaid principal should bp £ 800, with a house, ot the vice-principal sliouid he 2/6GO, with a bouse, and as xegards the other professors, other than the Phillips's professor, should be £ J60. £4"1. ioWd £ 250, and that, if possible, 001]&9 and ap%rbnents should be provided for two of the said professors, it is now ordere<1 that the vice-prinoipalship be atolished upon "he next vacancy, and that the pcale of emoluments should be levised, as feliowa — The succeseor in the tutorship held oy present vice-principal shall receive a salary of £ 500, instead of £ 500, as provided by the iv.d seheme, and £ 50 per am, um shall [,0 added to the <aianes of the two pjo'essors receiving £250 per annum respectively, and for the future such professors and their suc- crjjfecrs shall reca;v., E300 per annum each, instead of .£2fiO. A lecturer in theology shall upon such vacancy as aforesaid be appointed, and he and his weeessore' shall receive £ 200 per annum until the next vacancy in the otlice of fiie professorship in rcspect of which the salary is under the said Orders in Council 5350 per annum and thenceforth the lectviw in theology for the time being shall receive £ ^:«i! per annum, and the successors of such last ntentiored professor shall receive £ 300 per annum, instead of £ 350 per ann.un that two-thirds of the salaries c* the said live professors (that is—those other than the Phillips's professor), namely, £.300 per annum each, and of the sa' lecturer in theology, namely, £ 250 per annum, shad tl1 provided fiom til's permanent endowment of the college, and ore-, third of such salaries fnmi the surplus fees in the said Orders referred to; thas the successors in office ot the said senior tutor (tlJ<: present vice- principal) shall hold one of tho said five professor- ships in lieu of the vice-principal; and in all other respects the suid Orders shall be and continue in full force and operation. ———m—aammm—■——■——
"'lll1IU" SHIPPING NEWS. SIGNALLED OFF THE LIpR;S'ni*.lj, May 15.—»Pu>^d Ean: Tneo^ r from > u cat an for Havre; Triton IP ^ert from Savannas Le Mar for Eaiuiouth, c0tter" ivlencmsha, from Newport News S dam: Aline, of Bristol; Moliere, o jaBil Zaandam, from New York for _inffor I'ly, Dunottar Castie. from Capo °v' J1- ,.ini, <* mouth; Avonefc, of New York: l-J0} fa 1 .'ai'diff; Che^apeak, from i'hilnd^ P uj-g-b London. Parsed West; County °,. 'j,urn, n of Glasgow, in tow; steamers i-oaCionl V.Test 1 i'd.rtie;iool; Mm!-Surrey, ot. y0rk) Veend.nil, f'am Rotterdam for -yv. ouClo.i« Me'Jrose, n-f a erpool Rannioor, tu Roehefort, o: Cardiff; Janeta,o' froflt Othon Stathaitos, ot Itraca; -V 'vraS^J London for New Yor;—Wind. N ^l0> jq<20( weaiher, cloudy, fine; tea. smooth; <- ■< steady SIGNALLED OFF THE MUMBLES IlL^VT). 1 jt May 15.—-Wind, N.. light; 'Bes*?' and fine; sea, smooth.—lassea _.ainerS Barque Iverooe, icif trreenccjk; :n,iis- •Ta^on, of Glasgow Avon, of Glasgow.5 J p^. ford, of Newcastle; Lavinia, of Dub.in, force, of Whitehaven; Swansea, of Atlantique, of La Roohelle; schooner Jane, of Penzance. Passed TN est: A tl ay le, of Hayle: Trefusis, of Ealuioujn- 1 SW ANSEA.-ARRIV ALS. | NORTH DOCK. ^pton, '3 May 1«.—George Evans, 32, Neath, jul. jverpool« 55, BrMi-'A-ater, general. Talbot, 8> T;,i 8iag. g-eneral. St. Vincent, e, 73, Purt Talb it, ine May 15.—Scoresby, s, 630, Sharpness* n<i- 8, 1,1*34, Southampton, nil. SOUTH DOCS. enJ. May 14.—Sound Fisher, s, 131, v^' o/„fn 0*^ Alav lo.-—Count d Asprenicnt. 274, H Rio Foimoso. s, 80. Bristol, general. luggerj. 15, St. Ives, llsh. P1UNOE OF WALES DOCK. May 14.—Jersey City, s, 1,197, ^c.ner*'1- BristoJ, general. Jason, s, 157 Oa^ston. 724, Invercoe, 1,322, Liverpool, ml. Lindisfarne, London, nil. SAILINGS NORTH DOCK. ly* May 14.—Sir Wm. Molesworth (Miiiehiaton^ thaw. Oomvg, s (Vigors), La Ruohelk. May 15.—Star of St. Aj^nes (Tucker), ot. as SOUTH DOCK. nr>me, P May 1-5. —L'ani heH- s (Burnifct), Dovei^ (WiMiams), Belfast. Keanor, s (Fisher). Alav 15.—Jetfery (Jeune), Port Sal. Pelica blank). Sea. IViumph (Fowler), Sea. PIUNCE OF WALES DOCK. May 14.—Vigilant, s (Vr .de), Briton Ferry- \111".<1. is (VV loams), Montreal. BNTEiiFD OC1WARDS.—15_ t. O Eejrrout, '.Taliiua, e, B, 1,134, Wedlake, lowers San Francisco, Pesasus, B, 2.437, G. Satberlau^ Houen, Gaunt d'A-spremonr,, s, B, 274, J. K- £ no. N'w York, Jersey City, s, B, 1,197, Burgess It*.ueu, Sound Fisiier. s, B, 111. O. Tay'"31! «. C» Cette and Marseilles, Jaeoa, s, B, 457, I-ezardrieux, King Ja Ja, s, B, 97, G. Saepnera C^EAEBD.—May 15. Morlaix, St. Pierre, F, 130 coal La Trembh-.de, FeUx TliejphUe, F, 23 coal patent fuel t Rouen, Count d'Aspremont. s, B. 580 cml. T^g»X Kcuen, Sound Fisher, a, B, 270 coal and 1*°_ Venice, Andrasay, s, Aus, 770 coal and 4<fis fuel CVÆJl, Carlingforvi Lough, e, B, 190 coal IMPORTS.— May 15. toft1 New York, via Brtetol, Jersey City, 8. ^ni> eopper matte and 50 tons pig copper, VJvb»" gj >Sons; 11 tons zino ashes, J. B- Down & loads oak planking. Gregor Bros. IMPORTS OOASTWIiSE.—May 15. St. Ives, Jane, fishing lugger, 2 tons account Bridgwater, Sampson, general Port. Talliot St. Vincent,, a, 155 toas met» I Vivian & S0T1.1 Liverpool, Talbot, a, general, John Bacoa Bristol, Oollier. a, general. I Bristol, Rio Formoso, s, general EXPORTS LHJASTWTS&M*y 15- Carditjan, Geo. Evans, 50 ooal, S. & J- High bridge, Electric, 160 coal, G. Thomas Bridgwater, Anrora.. 52 ooal, R. Hodgews Fowey, Kestrel, 245 coal, G. Thomas Liverpocrf. Talbot, «, general, John Bacon H.-hguard, Jane, 5B coal, Ammanford Col' e^(ixsiir& Newhaven, Merchant, 540 ooal, Gwaun-cae- Company Plymouth, Mary Jane, 160 ooal, Evans A Bev^J^re» London, I.indisfarne, «, 1,400 ooal, Company 40 coal, Wedlake, Towers Bristol, Collier, a, general e, Bristol. Rio FormSoeo, a, general NEATH AND BRITON .FERaI, ARRIVALS, 124i May 14.—Tavy, 69, Penzance, dac- Devoran, ballast. VigtiMM, a, 251, Swansea, SAILINGS. o-yie, I Ma.y 14.—George Evans (Rees), Swan (Olemo), Haviie. Trefusls, a (Mitchell), Jfrogu^ May 15.—Eriaaus, a (Rowe), Cork. CLEARED.—May 15. St. Petersburg, Sophie, Oer, 115 bricks St. Petersburg, Hjalmar, Den, 140 bricks POR THCA WL.-ARRI V A.LS, I May 15 -Emily, Ufraoombe, 39. ng¡,.¡, SAILINGS. p9f May 15.—Agnes, Scilly, 50 coal. DastiWOW» 7ance, 190 coai. Ocean Pearl, Ki'more, » Mail-jrett. Aberayron, 40 coal
MILITIA. INTELLIGENT* ANOTHER TRAINING 0ANCBI>IjBP ———— On Friday Morning the officer c°vaTa^ilivi* the Royal Monmouthshire Iiiiginee(' | qcSP^ received a notification from the goner^ iriauding |iie Western District, Devonjx^' the annual training of that regiment ua" abandoned this year. The ^rP°^torf 0 Monmouth had petitioned to State for War not to bring '2be -Jt town, in view of the prevalence ot s" [egy in several of tbe districts from which ment is recruited.
CONGREGATIONAL IJ ,qlD PAPERS ON THE PULPrr p. THE PASTORATE. — The prooet^iings of tht» Annual -n tii,J the Cone^egational Union were resuin ppe*1' Memorial-hall, London, on Friday* ch^' dent (the Rev..T. Morlais Joiiee)1^ th when papers were read on The l tdP.' +ua,t Pastorate."—rHie Secretai-y announced committee now saw theii' way, by & rt. ment of the Year Book, to include jlaf whole or part of the papers read mTIiUn^ aiid Autumnal meetings—A jevf^T service followed, the offertory be^o ^-jdo&s to the "Evangelical Alitgazmo ¥ und. —
A NORTH WALES MYST £ fl* jti&f1' At Wrexham on Friday evening named John Parry, an ostler,$ie the insensible for over a week, died to e ln&mary from injuries, it is *"P"m0rinio? a head. Parry was found on t he 1 I'ridav v. eek in an unconscious penj.ho3 the road between his home at Pon,. -corl, Vron. He died without ever f.o'.v scious, and it is still a iLI injuries, which resulted m nis _Q oi-oe inflicted1. A coroner's inquiry h35 fr»fe and a pogt-mortein Cy..amÏnaJI;J.OI1 00 made.
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