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DOMESTIC. THE DERBY STAKES.—THURSDAY.—THFE Derby Stakes of 50 sovs. each, h. ft., for colts 8st. 71b. and fillies 8st. 2lb. Last mile and half. The owner of the second horse to re- ceive 100 sovs. out of the stakes. 124 subscribers. Mr. Sadler's Dangerous 1 Mr. Scott's Connoisseur 2 Twenty-five started-only the above placed. Betting 40 to 1 against Dangerous. Won by a length. THE LATE DUEL AT EXETER.-We stated last week that messengers had been dispatched to Plymouth to prevent the departure of Sir J. Jeffcott, but they had arrived after the ship which was to take him out to Sierra Leone, had sailed. We understand, however, that a memorial has been ad- dressed to the Colonial Secretary, and it has been reported that a fast-sailing cutter has been dispatched after the Brito- mart. At half-past seven o'clock on Saturday evening, the Coroner for the city issued a summons for the assembling of a jury to hold an inquest, and a jury of most respectable men met the same evening, and having proceeded to view the body, they were dismissed until nine o'clock on Monday, for the purpose, in the mean time, of the body undergoing a post mortem examination. The following is the substance of Mr. Barnes's examination :—He continued to attend Dr. Hennis constantly, until within a few minutes of his death, which took place on Saturday evening shortly before five o'clock. Dr. Hennis was perfectly sensible that it was a mortal wound, and was heard to express that opinion on the Friday morning. He received the sacrament on Satur- day, the day after he received the wound, and again the day before his death, and the Rev. Mr. Clack, the father of the youhg lady to whom Dr. Hennis was very shortly to liave been married, administeted it. He was at times clouded, but generally collected, clear, and firm, till within a few hours of his death, with occasional wanderings, from his fever and the effect of medicine. He asked Mr. Barnes's opinion of his state at eleven o'clock on Friday morning, sayidg-" Will it soon prove fatal 1" When Mr. Barnes an- swered to this anxious inquiry I fear you are not so well," Dr. Hennis then said I know it must soon be over." He then paused, and added" I could not help it, I tried-I have no one to blame-protect all if you can, especially the married-may I see my brother? I shall soon be out of this scene, before the Governor of us all." About half an hour after he again spoke to Mr. Barnes. He took Mr. Barnes by the hand and said Thank you for all your kind- ness-poor Halsted could not but go out with me-he is the son of a widow, he would not have gone with any other person—it was to serve me, but he was compelled to do so by two other gentlemen." He was then about to receive the sacrament. He immediately afterwards expired.- The following is the verdict of the coroner's jury :— "That Peter Hennis, Esq. M.D., came by his death from a pistol ball, fired by Sir John Jeffcott, of Haldon, in the county of Devon, on the 10th May and that Captain George Halsted, Charles Milford, and Robert Holland, were there aiding and abetting the said Sir John Jeffcott; and further, that Sir John Jeffcott, Captain George Halsted, Charles Milford, and Robert Holland, are severally guilty of wilful murder. The jurors, considering that Captain George Halsted did every thing in his power to prevent the duel, regret that they feel themselves compelled by the law to return this verdict against him." Mee, who was chairman at the Coldbath-fields meeting, has surrendered himself to the warrant issued from the Secretary of State's office. THE KING V. LORD TEYNHAM AND ANOTHER.—Mr. Pol- lock said he was instructed in this case, in which Lord Teyn- ham and another had been convicted of a conspiracy, to move for a rule to show cause why a new trial should not be granted, and the verdict set aside. As, however, in all criminal cases, it was necessary to have the Judge's notes of the trial read, he now had to ask their Lordships to appoint a day for his making the application.—The Lord Chief Justice: I think you may make the application on Monday next. His, Lordship afterwards said there was a case spe- cially appointed for Monday; perhaps it would be better therefore to name Thursday.—Mr. Pollock Very well, my Lord any day that suits the convenience of the Court.- The Lord Chief Justice I suppose the prosecutor is ready to move the judgment of the Court against the defendants. -Sir James Scarlett had not received any instructions on that point.—Mr. Pollock We will take care to give the prosecutor notice of this application. After some further conversation, it was ordered that the application for a new trial should be made on Thursday next. PUBLIC MEETIKG—DISMISSAL OF MINISTERs.-At a meeting of the members of the Political Union, on Thursday evening, held at the large room in Mr. Chadwick's, it was resolved to hold a public meeting to consider the propriety of addressing his Majesty to dismiss his present Ministers, in consequence of their manifest inability to conduct the af- fairs of the country, and their total unwillingness to relieve the people from the enormous pressure of taxation," which was accordingly announced by placard, and the meeting took place at twelve o'clock yesterday. At the hour ap- pointed, not more than two or three hundred persons were in the square, but in a short time afterwards, the numbers were considerably increased, and soon after one o'clock we sho"ld say that there were not less than 6000 persons as- sembled. A resolution to the above effect was moved and seconded, but before the chairman put it to the meeting, considerable uproar took place, in consequence of an amend- ment being moved to the effect that the meeting form themselves into an association of volunteers," during which the chairman resigned his office, and the meeting ultimately separated, without effecting the object they had assembled for.—Sheffield Iris. CARNARVON ELECTION COMMITTEE.—On Tuesday, the committee in this case decided that, in the borough of Car- narvon, with the other tributary towns of Nevis, &c., ac- cording to the ancient charter, the scot and lot right of voting was established. This decision will let in a large number of voters admitted on the poll books de bene esse. i The committee then adjourned. Mr. Peter, the Member for Bodmin, has given notice that, on the 10th of June, he will move for leave to bring in a bill for the purpose of amending and consolidating the laws relating to the Observance of the Lord's Day." He stated that there are already sixty acts on this subject; and that their amendment and consolidation will answer every desirable object. The late Old Bailey Sessions were the shortest known for many years; the whole of the business having been gone through in four days. In Bury gaol, last year, there were 117 persons confined for poaching—a greater number than in any other prison in the kingdom, Devizes and Winchester excepted. IMPORTANT TO SHIP BUILDERS.- Baltic timber and plank are now imported into the Isle of Man upon payment of a duty of 5s per load upon the former, and 8s" per load upon the latter; whereas.in every other port of the United Kingdom the duty per load upon Baltic timber is £2. 15s, and that upon Baltic plank is S4. As all vessels built in the Isle of Man are, under the existing law, entitled to Bri- tish registry, it is not to be wondered that this inequality of duty has attracted the attention of speculators. Such is the case. A number of Liverpool merchants have formed themselves into a company for the purpose of building ships at the Isle t}f Man for the English market. In consequence of this, the L verpoo) ship-builders have already petitioned the Legislature for an equalization of the duty payable on those articles, and for protection from the undue advantages which the ship-builders in the Isle of Man possess over them and a petition of the Sunderland ship-builders, hav- ing a similar object, was a few days ago in the course of signature, and has since been sent to Mr. Alderman Thomp- son, the talented Member for Sunderland, for presentation to the House of Commons; and we cannot but urge upon all those engaged in ship-building, the necessity there is for activity in petitioning the Legislature. If the present rate of duty be continued, the Isle of Man will be one huge ship-building yard, and the other British ship-builders will be ruined.-Newcastle Journal.