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.Lafaaaj^jgggg FOREIGN INTELLIGENCE.…

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I FAIRS IN FtBnuAiiv.

. HERFORD CATTLE.

GARDEN OPERATIONS, &c.

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BENEVOLENCE OF THE EMPRESS…

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BENEVOLENCE OF THE EMPRESS EUGENIE The correspondent of the Morning Advertiser says: — The Empress, who is always doing kind and charitable actions, in a sensible, unostentatious manner, has just given us another proof of her goodness. You remember that some days past you were informed that a woman named Hubschen, had been discovered "mong the work- men employed on the earthworks of the railway con- structing in the Drome, and that she had obtained employment there in male attire, for the purpose of supporting a sick husband and four children. The Em- press, on learning the circumstances, immediately had a letter sent to the prefect of the department, requesting the details of the affair, and, on the receipt of them, ordered the following letter to be addressed to the poor woman:- M.1.dame,-The Empress has read with peculiar interest the recital of the pious fraud whicn YOll made nse of in order to support your sick husband, and feed your poor children. Deeply affected at this recital, her Majesty ill,mediately conceived the idea of offering to take under her charge two of your children, and has ordered ma to come to an understanding to that effect with the Pre'ectof the The Empress is not ignorant that there arc virtues for which the exalted of the earth can firrd no reward, but she desires to give you a pi oof of the sentiments with which yi ur conduct has inspired her; she wishes, Y. adame, that you should know that her personal sympathy is acquired to the devoted wife and to the courageous mother of a family." Mine. Hubschen having selected her eldest girl, aged 15, and the eldest boy, apred 8, to be placed nndcr the patronage of the Empress, the^ Prefect made an arrange- ment with the Sceurs de St. Vincent de Paul to take the former, and with a schoolmaster named Martin for the | latter. Her Majesty, on being informed of these arrange- ments, directed that a letter should be sent to the Prefect, approving of what he had done, but signifying to him her wish that the children may not be brought up with ideas beyond their position in life that the boy may not be a monsieur, but a good workman, and the girl an indus trious and honest workwoman.

FIRE AND LOSS OF SEVEN LIVES…

EMILIA MANIN.

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