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M 1 S CELL A N E A. The Lady Lytton has published a novel entitled The Household Fairy." Lothair" has been registered as the name of a new perfume by an Irish firm. The Musical Standard regrets to hear of the disso- lution of the Chapel Royal at Turin. Mr. Walter Montgomery has reached San Fran jisco, and has appeared in H Hamlet." Prince E. De La Tour D'Auvergne has published i monopraoh on the battle of Waterloo. North Bridgewater, YLassachusets, is experiment- ing on three-wheeled waggons, which causes quite a sensation in that town. The company from the Haymarket Theatre, Lon- don, will shortly visit Manchester. Mr. Sothern will not accompany the party. It is stated that a High Church divine bitterly opposed the giving of degrees at Oxford to Messrs Froude, Huxley, Tindall, and Darwin. A statement has appeared in an Indian paper to the effect that Mr. Charles Mathews intends visit- ing India in returning to England from Australia. Miss Garret has received the M.D. degree of the Paris University. This is the first occasion on which the degree had been conferred on a woman.. M. Regnier, after delighting London audiences for a period unfortunately far too brief, made his re-entree at the Theatre Francais on Saturday, in Gabrielle." Mdlle, Madeleine Brohan, the celebrated actress of the Theatre Francais, who so recently performed in London, is shortly to be married to M. Rosseau, the son of a banker at Berlin. The late cashier in the Bank of Bengal, Akyab, has been convicted and sentenced to transportatiou for life. Of the 80,000r. of which he defrauded the bank, 46,000r. have been recovered. Our Government in the Punjab has found out a novel means of rewarding university men. All graduates of the University of the Punjab are to have seats in the Durbar, instead of standing in the undistinguished crowd. In the Scotch Law Courts the Lord Ordinary has decided that a written promise to marry given by a man when he was so drunk that he did not know what he was about, is not such 11 rational consent" as should bind him in law. Professor Corradi has obtained the prize of 2,000 lire offered by the Medico-Chirurgical Society of Bologna for the best work on the part taken by Italians in the advancement of surgical science during the present century. A patent has been granted to Messrs. Gunn for a new theatre in Dublin. Whilst the application was in course of consideration, a memorial, signed by some thousands of the principal inhabitants, was presented to the Attorney General in favour of the scheme. A terrible tornado passed over the south of Illinois on the 6th, destroying everything in its course for a length of five miles, and about a mile in width. The largest trees were torn up, houses and fences blown down, and orchards and vineyards ruined. An hospital and college in memorial of and named after Randheer Singh, the late Raja of Kuppoor- thulla, are about to be raised. Over a lakh of rupees has been contributed by his subjects, and the pre- sent prince has added a lakh, and promised annual support. Mr. J. T. Walford, M.A., one of the fellows and tutors of Eton, who left the Church of England for that of Rome some years ago, has, according to John Bull, returned to communion with the for- mer. Mr. Walford is a brother of the Rev. Edward Walford. The lad Morton, who is suspected of having shot a fellow servant girl, near Symington, has been apprehended. He declares that the fatal occurrence was purely accidental, and arose from his having pointed the gun at deceased without knowing that it wds loaded. At an adjourned general meeting of the members of the Junior Conservative Club, held at the offices of the Metropolitan Conservative Association, on Saturday, it was resolved that the club be dissolved forthwith, and the subscriptions returned without any deductions. At an ordination on Trinity Sunday, at St. Mary's Nottingham, by the Bishop of Lincoln, one of the* newly-admitted deacons was William Stacey Chap- man, now of New College, Oxford; but was formerly (according to the Nottingham Journal) minister of George-street Baptist Chapel, in that town. Certain medical men have recently asserted that daily work at the sewing machine is injurious to the women employed at it. But Dr. Decaisne, who has thoroughly investigated the subject, in an establishment containing between six and seven hundred workwomen, has proved that the occu- pation is in no way injurious. Whilst performing at the Bowery Theatre, New York, Miss Minnie Wells was attacked by one of the lions belonging to her troupe. The animal, becoming suddenly enraged, sprang at her throat, and inflicted most serious injuries. The lady waE rescued with great difficulty, and much excitement prevailed among the audienec. The New York Times has a telegram stating that war has, broken out between the Cheyenne Indian? and the Sioux Indians, and there is to be war to the knife. Red Cloud and "Spotted Tail," with their fellow- warriors, have been received at the White House, where the entertainment, it is said, was as rc elegant as that given to Prince Arthur." L'Etoile du Nord" and Le Domino Noir" arE in rehearsal at Covent Garden. Caterina is one of Mdme. Adelina Patti's most charming imperson- ations, and one in which she has too rarely ap- peared. Mdme. Lucca assumes the role of the heroine in Auber's delightful opera, a part in which she has not hitherto performed in England. Mr. Overseer Turnbull, of the Indian Forest de- partment, who (according to the Bombay Gazette) lately annexed some Government moneys, and taking French leave proceeded on a tour of pleasure to Paris and London, has been sentenced by the Court at Tellicherry to nine years' imprisonment, and a fine of 10,000f., or, failing the payment thereof, one more year of penal servitude. The statement that Archbishop Lycurgus had officiated at the funeral of a notorious brigand chief, named Tomaro, has been brought under his Grace's notice by the Rev. George Williams, who publishes the reply which he has received. The Archbishop writes—"Believe me, never was such a brigand chief as this writer mentions buried at Syros, nor have I ever been present at such a fu- neral." The Right Rev. the Bishop MrTIvaine, of Ohio, delegated by the New York Conference Committee, has arrived in London, and has met various noble- men, clergy, and others, at the Evangelical Alliance House, where a report was made of the prooress of arrangements in the United States. The "Bishop stated that from communications received from various parts of Europe and elsewhere the confer- ence was likely to be very largely and influentially attended. A terrible tragedy has taken place at the Palais de Justice of Clermont. The sitting had terminated and the President was about to hear in private a man and his wife who were pleading for a separa- tion. Suddenly a piercing shriek was heard from the Salle des Pas-Perdus, and the members of the bar on hastening there found that the husband had stabbed the woman mortally with a clasp-knife, and then pierced himself through the heart. The wife was conveyed to an hospital, but expired shortly after her arrival. Captain Cadell, the officiating agent in the eastern states of Rajpootana, has been appointed umpire between thejdiscontented Thakoors of Ulwur and their Mussulman ruler, and has been ordered to proceed to Ulwur without delay, being vested with ample discretionary powers for the arrangement of existing differences. These differences have now, it is said, culminated in bloodshed, and it is con- sidered scarcely probable that quiet will be res- tored without some loss of dignity, if not power, to the Maharao. At the recent sale of Dr. Todd's library, Wace's works, along with his manuscript additions, fetched £450, the highest price ever given for a book in Ireland. LOTHAIR."—The second edition of Blackwood's Magazine of last month, just published, contains a Note to the review of Lothair," in which the re- viewer smartly replies to the criticism he has pro- voked. A ROYAL CHRISTENING.—The infant daughter of the Prince and Princess Christian was christened on Monday afternoon at Windsor, in the presence of Her Majesty the Queen, the Prince and Princess Christian, Prince Edward of Saxe-Weimar, the Duchess of Cambridge, the Princess Louise, &c. The Prince and Princess had a small dinner party on Monday night. IMPORTANT WAGES QUESTION.-An important question relating to weekly servants was heard at the Liverpool County Court on Monday. In the case the Judge decided that the pay day was the day when a week began or ended. And further stated that after hearing elaborate counsels argu- ments he would hold that where a man was dis- missed after entering upon a new week he must, there and then, and not on the next pay day, be paid his wages to the end of the week, to make the discharge a erood one. GREAT DESTRUCTION BY FIRE IN A LIVERPOOL COTTON WAREHOUSE.—A fire which resulted in con- siderable destruction of property occurred on Satur- day night in a cotton warehouse in Maddrell-street, Liverpool. The building is occupied by Messrs. De Jersey and Co., of Exchange-court, Exchange-street, East, they having a large quantity of cotton stored in at the time of the occurrence. The alarm was conveyed to the fire-engine stations, and men speed- ily arrived with a reel from the Collingwood Dock, an engine from Hatton Garden, under the direction of Mr. Superintendent Hewett, reels from the Princes Dock and Vauxhall-road, the West of England bri- gade engine, under the direction of Mr. Superinten- dent Barrett, and the Salvage brigade engine, with Supt. Yelland. The water supply was plentiful, and the flames were extinguished in about an hour, but not before a great portion of the stock was con- sumed. The amount of the damage is not stated. THE DENHAM MURDERS.—A number of letters have been received from various parts of the country in reference to the previous history of John Jones, alias Owen, alias Jenkins, alias Reynolds, the man now in Aylesbury gaol charged with the perpetra- tion of the late murders at Denham. Superinten- dent Dunham has received a letter from Shipston- on-Stour stating that a man named John Owen, a journeyman blacksmith, resided there and was con- victed of felony in 1855. Another letter states that a man named John Owen, a native of Byfield, left that place 20 years ago with a very bad reputation. He went to Birmingham, and has recently been tramping the country as a blacksmith. Other letters evidently refer to Owen under his alias of Jenkins. Photographs of the prisoner are to be sent to the writers of the letters, and there can be little doubt that his previous history will soon be known. Several persons who have seen the photo- graph aver that they have at various times seen him at Denham, when, they believe, he occasionally worked for Marshall. A LADY FOUND DROWNED IN THE NEW RIVER. -Dr. Lankester held an inquest on Saturday at the Mitre Tavern, Upper-street, Islington, on the body of a young lady name unknown. Police-constable Prendergast, 208 N, was on duty about 2 o'clock on Wednesday morning by the side of the New River, near Willowbridge, when he saw a lady's straw hat lying on the grass close to the water. He called another constable, they made a search, and dis- covered the deceased in the water. They got her out and pent for assistance.—Mr. Cornelius, surgeon, 21, Compton-road, said the deceased was a remark- ably fine, health, lady-like woman. Over the left eye was a severe wound. A post-mortem examina- tion showed the cause of death to be drowning. The Coroner said no one had appeared to identify the deceased, neither was anything found on her that could throw any light on the case. It was one of those cases which ought to be made public, as it would perhaps lead to her identification. The jury returned a verdict That the deceased was found drowned."—Description Age about 26, height about 5ft 4in., light complexion, light brown hair, rather low forehead, light dress, four flounces, black jacket, and side-spring boots. ATTEMPTED MURDER AND SUICIDE IN THE CITY. -About half-past ten o'clock on Monday morning a man named John Duke, living at 28, Bridgwater gardens, Barbican, attempted to murder his wife by cutting her throat with a razor, and afterwards at- tempted to commit suicide by cutting his own throat. A girl named Elizabeth Gurling, living opposite the Dukes, stated that her attention was directed to the room where the Dukes lived, by see- ing the man and woman fighting. She saw Duke take his wife by the shoulders, and draw something which he had in his hand across her throat. He then appeared to lay her on the floor, and some time after he went up to the bed and leaned down, and appeared to be covering over the body. After- wards he went to the other side of the room. She then ran over the way to No. 28, and told the per- sons who were living downstairs what she had seen. These persons had heard the scuffling, and the police were then at once sent for. A policeman, on entering Duke's room, found the man with a razor in his hand. He called out, "Leave me alone; I won't hurt you." The policeman wrenched the razor out of Duke's hand and threw it away. They then struggled together, and Duke, in the struggle, got his left hand free, and put his forefinger into a gash he had made in his throat, and called out to his wife, who was lying in a corner of the room, You asked me to cut your throat, and afterwards to cut my own." Duke was at length secured, and both he and his wife were removed to St. Bartholo- mew's Hospital. The woman is not expected to recover, and the man's wound is a very serious one. The Dukes had several children, who were seen in the house on Monday morning, crying bitterly. The eldest is a girl of between sixteen and seventeen. Duke was a cigar maker, but for some time past had been out of work. EXTRAORDINARY CHARGE AGAINST A BUTLER AND A POLICEMAN.—At Wandsworth Police Court, on Saturday last, Frederick John Turner, butler, and Alfred Cummings, police constable V division were charged with maliciously damaging a pier glass and other property in the house of Mr. Richard Valpy, of Heathlands, Wimbledon, and also with stealing several bottles of wine. Mr. Arthur Valpy, the son of the prosecutor, stated that shortly before four o'clock on Thursday morning he and his father's family returned home from a party, and they were admitted by Turner, who was the butler. About half-past five o'clock he was awoke by a tremendous crashing noise, and heard his father call out Who's there ?" Witness got up, and on looking into the drawing-room he saw that the pier glass had fallen down. He then went into the dining-room, which he found in great confusion, three panes of glass broken, and other things strewn about. He and his father proceeded down to the pantry, where they found the butler intoxicated. They returned to the drawing-room and found the chandelier and lamps broken, as if something had been thrown at them. Two flower pots which had stood in the hall were in the nre-place,-The prosecutor paid he was awoke by an extraordinary noise, which he at first attributed to a storm. His bedroom was over the drawing room. He went down stairs and met a policeman coming out of the drawing-room. He told them to leave his house. Witness opened the door and he went away. He then gave a description of the scene in the drawing-room, ornaments having been knocked down, and glass shades broken, and he estimated the damage done at JB100. His groom found 14 full bottles of different kinds of wine near Turner's bedstead in the pantry, also three empty champagne bottles.-Inspector M'Laren took the butler into the drawing room and asked him whether he could account for its extraordinary appearance. He said, "No; it's a perfect phenomenon." -Ser- geant Casserley said he was sent by the inspector to look for Cummings, but he could not find him nutil half-past nine o'clock in the morning, when he found him asleep, lying in a garden near the prose- cutor's premises. He awoke him, and found four hottles of wine on him, one in each of his trousers pockets, and the others in his tunic pockets.- (Laughter.)-The witness also said that the pri- soner appeared to be recovering from drunkenness. Mr. Dayman committed the prisoners for trial on both charges. I. )n Friday night a fire occurred at the spinning aiills belonging to John Hoyle and Co., Dundee. The building was totally destroyed. The damage is estimated at £ 3.000. A REPORTER GETTING £ 100 DAMAGES FOR SLAN- DER.—Jas. Fullerton, formerly reporter on the N.B. Daily Mail, has obtained £ 100 damages from Jas. Walker, spirit merchant, Glasgow, for slander. As Jas. Walker Littlejohn, who keeps a spirit shop next door to James Walker, was defendant in the action which was reported by Mr. Fullerton, but in which he by mistake omitted the name of Littlejohn," leaving it James Walker. Walker declared that he was bribed to make the mistake, and although the editor inserted an explanation and apology Walker repeated that Fullerton was bribed, till Fullerton lost his situation. Sheriff Galbraith, in finding the defendant liable to the pursuer in the sum of £ 100 and expenses, says:—" The gravamen of the de- fender's offence is its persistency. He continues to impute the very basest of motives to a reporter of the public press, after the fullest explanation had been afforded him that the error was a mistake, and to the Sheriff-Substitute's mind a very easily ac- counted for mistake from the similarity, so far, of the names. RAILWAY CATASTROPHE.—The New York papers report a serious accident on the Delaware, Lacka- wanna, and Western Railway, about seven o'clock on the morning of the 3rd inst. near Paterson, New Jersey. Twenty-five carpenters left Paterson on a car heavily loaded with timber for the new bridge over the Passaic river, near Rutherford Park. The track is down grade, and it is customary to send the cars down alone, without any locomotive, the gravity being sufficient for its propulsion. In attempting to apply the brake upon approaching a sharp curve leading to the trestle work carrying the road over the Paterson and Newark Railway, the chain of the brake broke, and the car dashed round the curve at full speed and free from all restraint. The car went partially round, until, when a few feet upon the trestle, it jumped from the track, and precipi- tated its load of human beings and heavy bridge timber in one confused wreck some twenty feet below. The first impression was that nearly all were killed, and for an instant no one stirred. The un- injured, however, one by one jumped up, and pro- ceeded to extricate the wounded from the ruins. Twenty persons were killed and injured. A GRETNA GREEN MARRIAGE.-In the Divorce Court on Friday, before Lord Penzance, the case of Yeatman v. Yeatman and Rummell, was heard. It has several times been before the Court in different shapes, and the petitioner now prayed for a divorce on the ground of his wife's adultery with the co- respondent. The petitioner is a practising barrister, and it appears the marriage took place when the parties were young, and before the marriage law of Scotland was altered. They followed a plan which was well known in those days-they went to Gretna Green, and declared themselves in the presence of witnesses to be man and wife. This was then a recognised marriage, and the parties lived together as man and wife. Some time afterwards the res- pondent, who is a beautiful woman, and a gentleman went abroad, and it is alleged lived in adultery with the co-respondent, who is a German baron. The petitioner conducted his own case, and proved his marriage. The evidence of adultery was all documentary, it having been taken by a commission m Germany.-His Lordship reserved his judgment until he had read the evidence of an alleged deser- tion of the husband prior to the wife going to Germany. THE CROWN PRINCESS OF PRUSSIA.-The follow- ing bulletins were published (in German) after the confinement of the Crown Princess of Prussia:- New Palace, Potsdam, June 14, 1870, 10 p.m.- Her Royal Highness the Crown Princess of Prussia, Princess Royal of Great Britain and Ireland, was happily delivered of a Princess at nine o'clock this evening. Dr. Wegner; Dr. Gream." New Palace Potsdam, June 15,1870, 9 a.m.-The state of Her Royal Highness the Crown Princess of Prussia, Princess Royal of Great Britain and Ireland, and of the infant Princess is quite satisfactory this morn- ing. Dr. Wegner; Dr. Gream." The English Am- bassador, Lord Agustus Loftus, having come from Berlin, was present in the New Palace at the time of the confinement, and Baron Von Schleintz was there in virtue of his office, Minister of the Royal Family of Prussia." The ladies and gentlemen of the Court of the Crown Princess were also in the New Palace. Telegrams were sent to the Queen at Balmoral, to the Prince of Wales, and the other members of the Royal Family, and messages were dispatched to the King of Prussia and the members of the Royal Family of Prussia. The Queen is away from home at present, but the King, who is stay- ing at Babelsberg, his country residence, near Pots- dam, went to the New Palace on the morning after the confinement as early as half past eight o'clock, to make inquiries after the Crown Princess. MURDEROUS ASSAULT ON FOURTEEN EUROPEANS BY A FANATIC IN ALGERIA.—In the Courier d'Oran a frightful crime is recorded, which (says the Pall Mall Gazette) even in the unhappy county of Algeria has hardly been paralleled. On the 27th of May at Mascara, about seven o'clock in the morning, an Arab, who had been known as a wandering mara- bout, living upon alms, secreted from a butcher's shop an axe, and hiding it under his burnous posted himself upon a bridge. This particular bridge, es- pecially on Friday, is crowded with people going to market-Arabs, Jews, and Europeans being indis- criminately mixed. Into this crowd the fanatic rushed, striking from behind with his axe and in less in ten minutes felling 14 persons to the ground. A terrible consternation took possession of all present. The neighbouring shopkeepers closed their shops, the wounded were carried away, but no one seemed to have attempted to seize the miscreant. At last two Spahis, after a desperate struggle secured him, and he was conveyed to the bureau Arabe militaire, where, after some delay, the civil and military au- thorities arrived to inquire into the matter. It is noteworthy that the victims were selected solely from the European population, the Arabs not only being spared but exhorted to help in the slaughter. As the Arabs were mustered in large numbers at the time, from 1,500 to 2,000, and always carry long knives, any infection of fanaticism might have had fearful results. As it is, the lives of several of the wounded persons are despaired of. One naturally asks, what were the protectors of the public doing ? The two Spahis—one of whom was quite unarmed- were merely lookers on; and, but for their provi- dential bravery, there would have been no rescue at hand. MR. DICKENS.—Mr. Charles Kent has kindly consented to our printing what is in all probability the last letter that Mr. Dickens wrote. On Thurs- day, when Mr. Kent went to keep the appointment, Mr. Dickens was lying unconscious, and was within a very few hours of his death. The opal enjoy- ments" refer to the tints of the sky:—"Gad's Hill Place, Higham-by-Jlochester, Kent, Wednesday, June 8, 1870.—My dear Kent,-To-morrow is a very bad day for me to make a call, as, in addition to my usual office business, I have a mass of accounts to settle. But I hope I may be ready for you at three o'clock. If I can't be, why then I shan't be. You must really get rid of these opal enjoyments. They are too overpowering. 'Those violent delights have vi. lent ends.' I think it was a father of your Church who made the wise remark to a young gen- tleman who got up early (or stayed out late) at Verono ?—Ever affectionately, CHARLES DICKENS- To Charles Kent, Esq." The pictures and other objects of art which belonged to Mr. Dickens are to be sold by auction by Messrs. Christie and Man- son. His library he has left to his eldest son. His manuscripts and papers are at present in the hands of his executors, Mr. Forster and Miss Hogarth. All the Year Round has been left to his eldest son by Mr. Dickens, in a codicil appended to his will only a week before his death. Mr. C. Dickens, jun. has for some time been acting editor of the jour- nal; and, in a gracefully-written address which appears in the last number, he declares his resolu- tion to conduct the journal in the same spirit in which his father conducted it, and aided by the contributors who have hitherto contributed to it. At the present moment it is difficult to speak with entire precision, but we are authorised to say that Mr. Dickens has left the" Mystery of Edwin Drood" in a very advanced state; but that, as if he had a presentiment of his decease, he had at the outset ar- ranged equitable terms of accommodation in case the novel were stopped before it was completed.— Atlienxurn. Mr. Baxter, M.P., the secretary to the Board of Admiralty, has returned to Whitehall from a visit to Holland. The Prince of Wales's theatre, Liverpool, will be sold by auction in London on the 30th June. Herold's Zampa" is in preparation at the Opera Comique, Paris. Mdlle. Daniele is to appear as Camiile. Madame Clara Schumann has been nominated honorary member of the Royal Academy of Music in Stockolm. SALE OF NEXT PRESENTATION" OF LIVINGS.— A singular case was heard on Friday at the Man- chester County Court. Mr. Davis, of Corporation- street, Manchester, sued the Rev. Jeremiah Curtis, of Long Stratton, Norfolk, to recover..£50 commis- sion alleged to be due to him for selling a right to next presentation" for the defendant. Mr. Cob- bett appeared for the plaintiff, and Mr. Jordan for the defendant. The plaintiff alleged that he bad j c a right to next presentation on account of the defendant, and that, though the bargain had fallen through, it was on account of the title not being satisfactory, and through no default on his part. Mr. Cobbett, in opening the case, said the plaintiff was a clerical agent in Manchester, and had adver- tised for a next presentation, which he wanted to sell to a client. The defendant answered the ad- vertisement. In one of his letters he said I have sent you the particulars of another next pre- sentation. The rector of the first is in a state of health which must very shortly terminate fatally, and it is therefore necessary that an immediate sale should take place and consequently, the price is fixed at the exceedingly low sum of £ 3,600, with 6 per cent interest. The second is a desirable living, with the prospect also of obtaining possession at no remote period, the rector being far advanced in years. If either of these livings is likely to suit your client's purpose, address a letter by return to me to Shelton Rectory, Long Stratton." Another letter from the defendant stated that he had a next presentation to sell, the income from which was .£550 net, no house, but excellent site for the erec- tion of one. The rector was 81, and very infirm." The population was 200, and the living was near a railway station. The price was fixed at £ 2,000. The plaintiff was called in support of his case, and ex- amined by Mr. Cobbett; but, in consequence of a technical difficulty which arose with regard to the proof of the correspondence between the plaintiff and the defendant, the plaintiff was nonsuited; and. upon the application of Mr. Jordan, the Judge granted the defendant his costs. THE CORK TAILORS AND THEIR AGENTS IN LONDON.-At the Marlborough street (London) Police Court, on Saturday, James Macarthy and Jeremiah Flynn, journeyman tailors, were brono-ht before Mr. Newton by Inspector Keeley, C division on a warrant charging them that they, with others not in custody, in pursuance of an unlawful combi- nation and conspiracy respecting a certain trade, did on the 15th of June unlawfully assault and beat Marion Davis, a workwoman. Mr. Froggatt ap- peared for the prosecution, and Mr. Edward Lewis, solicitor to the London Operative Tailors' Protective Association, for the defence. Mr. Froggatt stated that the prisoners were charged under the 24th and 25th Victoria, with unlawfully conspiring and with assaulting the complainant. The operative tailors of Cork were now on strike, and the master tailors there, to get their orders executed, employed as theii agent in London Mr. Sims, of Vine street, tailor, who was to get the work done and then forward it to Ireland. During the last few days the shop of Mr. Sims had been watched by several men, among whom were the prisoners, and persons leaving Mr. Sims's shop had been threatened if they continued to do strike work. On Tuesday last a man named Collins took hold of a workwoman named Davis, shook her, and she, being frightened, took the work back, and the consequence was that Mr. Sims had not been able to get it done.. Evi- dence having been given for the prosecution, Air. E. Lewis contended that the accused had done no more than they were entitled to do. It was neces- sary the workmen should try to counteract the ad- verse combination into which the masters had en- tered, and for that purpose that they should secure the co-operation of their fellow workmen in London. The prisoners had sought out the workmen employ- ed on strike work to tell them of what they were ignorant—namely, that a strike and lock-out ex- isted in Cork, and then to ask them, for the common good, not to lend their assistance to their oppressors. The prisoners had been guilty of no violence or in- timidation their conduct had been perfectly peace- able, and there was nothing to justify their being detained further in custody. Mr. Newton said if he were sitting as a judge and addressing a jury, he should tell them there was the very slightest amount of evidence against Marcarthy; but sitting as a magistrate, with the probability of having to deal with the charge again, he thought it was a case for remand. He should take bail, but as the prisoners were strangers in London he did not wish to show harshness towards them,, and would therefore fix the bail at two sureties of t25 each. WILLS AND BEQUESTS.-The will of the Right Hon. Julian Henry Charles Fane was proved in London under £ 18,000 personalty in England. The testator was the fourth son of the eleventh Earl of Westmorland, by Priscillahis wife, the daughter of the fourth Earl of Mornington. This distinguished diplomatist had held many appointments since 1844, when, at the early age of seventeen, he was appoin- ted Attache at Berlin, since at Vienna, Paris, St. Petersburg, and again at Vienna. He died at Port- man-square, in April last, having only reached his forty-third year.-The will of the Hon. Emily Susan Laura Waldegrave Westby of York-gate, Regent's- park, was proved in London under .£40,000 person- alty. The testatrix was the eldest daughter of Vice Admiral William Lord Radstock, G.C.B., the first Baron, and married in 1815, Mr. Nicholas Westbv. -The will of the Right Rev. Thomas Parry, D.D., Lord Bishop of Barbadoes, who died on March lei last, at his residence, West Malvern, aged seventy- five, was proved at Worcester under £ 10,000 per- sonalty in England. This venerable prelate had held the colonial bishopric since 1842; his son, the Right Rev. Henry H. Parry, D.D., formerly tutor of Codrington College, having since 1868 been appointed and officiated as coadjutor Bishop of the diocese.-The will of the Very Reverend Thomas Dale, D.D., Dean of the Cathedral Church of Rochester, was proved in London,on the 27th ult., under .£18,000 personalty, by the Rev. W. Wilcox Clarke, B.A., Rector of North Wootton, Norfolk the Rev Lawford W. Torriano Dale, Vicar of Chis- wick (the son) and Mr. Charles Fiddey, Harcourt buildings, Temple, the joint acting executors and trustees, This learned dignitary was the author of many works. In 1835 he held the vicarage of St. Bride's—income (Clergy List), £ 562; in 1843 he was appointed to be a Canon of St. Paul's—income, .£1,000; in 1846 was instituted vicar of St. Pancras -income, £ 1,700, with the patronage of upwards of 14 district livings in 1857 he accepted the rectory of Therfield, Herts, value £ 937; and only a few months since was elevated to the deanery of Pw. chester. The official residence undergoing repair, he remained at the Canon residentiary house St. Paul's-churchyard, where he died on the 14th ult. aged seventy two. His will bears date November 11 the 17th, 1866, with two codicils dated September the 4th, 1869, and May 11th, 1870. He leaves to his daughters Rose and Clara his furniture. His numerous presentations of plate and other memo- rials, together with his library, he distributes among his children, to whom he has left pecuniary lega- cies. To two of his female servants he leaves JE50 each. The residue of his estate he leaves between his two daughters, Rose and Clara Dale.-The will of Mr. John Robinson, of Spring-bank, Chesterfield, Derby, was proved in London, on the 23rd ult. under .£600,000 personalty, the executors being Messrs. George Coke Robinson, James C. Dymock Robinson, and William Henry Robinson, his ne- phews. The will bears date March 1, 1867, and a codicil April 28, 1868, and testator died May 6, 1870. He devises to his nephew, George Coke Rob- inson, his estates in the counties of L incoln and Nottingham, together with an estate at Stanton, recently purchased, and leaves him a legacy of £ 35,000. He devises his freehold in Newbold to his nephew, James C. D. Robinson, and a legacy of £ 90,000. He bequeaths to his nephew, William H. Robinson, a legacy of £ 30,000. To his nieces he has also left liberal bequests; to his clerks xiou each, and legacies to others and to his servants. There are also several annuities. The residue, real and personal, he leaves between his said three ne- phews.—Illustrated London News.

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