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GENERAL INTELLIGENCE. WAGES AGITATION AMONG THE GREAT WESTERN CLERKS. A m^etiug of ihe clerks in ihe emnlov of theXrreal Western Railw. y was held at the B d Lion, West- borne Bridge, Harrow-road, London, 1.-st night, whenil was determined to memoralise the d rectors to increase their salaries 2U per cent. THE CARPENTERS' STRIKE. The committee of the c-irpenters ou strike repartee yesterday afternoon that a largo number of weublle gone to the provinces, and that the number on thi books h.t1 bse'i .reduced to 160, r. c iing a dividend o' Is. 6d. per man, which was c.'Hisidsred satisfactory ii view of the short time the subscription list had beui opened. INTERNATIONAL PRISON CONGRESS. The International Prison Congress held its firs sitting last night, in the Middle Temple, London Lord Carnarvon presided, and read an address show ing the ptit alJd present state of prisons in.'Em- land. Ire!am!, and Scotland. There were preseu the JEail of Harrowby, the Earl of Lichfielt; Sir John Ivarsliikf, Q.C., Sir J. Pakington, M.P., Sr C. Adder.ey, M.P Sir J. Bowring, Archbishop Man ning, Lord Charles Harvey, fmd fifty-five foreign r- presentatives, besides del gates from each county h England. Lord ERITOI,by proposed the first resoli- tion, which cordially welcomed Ihe foreign delegate nresent at the Congress. This having be3n sccondd by Sir 0. Adderley, and responded to by Bam Von Hollzendorff. of Prussia, the hoa. J. R. Chaudle of the United^ States, and Mr. Borden, of Belgium, ws carritd, as were other resolutions, tbanking the Eal of Carnarvon for this address, and the Benchers of tie Middle Temple for the use of their hall. SERIOUS CHARGE AGAINST A SOLICITOR At the Mansion House, yesterday, Richard She- wood was charged on remand wiili unlawfully couvec- iog to his own use £251. The prisoner had acted ,s attorney for a lady named Grinds, for whom he sold at certain stock. It appeared tl'ia', he had lent a po- tion of the money to a person who had becone bankrupt, so that he was unable to pay over the -imcmt, to the prosecutrix. Mr. Besiey now appeared, aid stated that. Miss Young was satisfied the deiendtmt h.d no felonious intent, and applied that the prosecutin should be withdrawn. This was granted, and he vus discharged. .THE GENEVA CONVENTION. Official Correspondence respecting the proeeùingfOf the Tribunal of Arbitration at Geneva was publislul last evening. It dates from June 12th to July 1st, tud embraces protocols of the proceedings, the contentsof which have already been published! In the closog despatch, dated July 1st, Earl Granville exprcssedto Lord Tenterden her Majesty's gracious appreciatiorof his and Sir Roundell Palmer's services; STRIKE AMONG SEWING MACHINE HAXDE' The hands employed at a sewiug machine Man- factory, at Colchester, struck work, demanding & decrease of the hours of labour and increased pay.°A meeting was held last night, which was largely at toned by foundrymen. The acceptance of 2(is. per week or work valued at 36s. in,London was greatly condemnd. ( A traclcs'-union is to be formed, and deputations ill wait upon the masters. BURNING OF A CHURCH. Early yesterday morning a larga portion of the beu- tifnl church atHartshill, near Swke. was destroyedby fire. The fine large organ, which was to have heu opened on Friday, was 11 evaliy reduced to ashes, h(}- church was built l>y the late Mr. Herbert Minton, f-im designs by Mr. Gilbert Scott. organ-buillers-men -were working till half-past eleven last night, and he fire was discovered all honr afterwards in the orgn- joft. The property was partially desteoyed.

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