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THE COTTAGE GARDENER—AUGUST.

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hands, and called on them to surrender their antoa, promising. them that if. they complied fheir persons would be safe. Wilile he parleyed and endeavoured to fraternise by shaking hands with the men through the windows, his adherents were very coolly piling straw and hay at the entrance of the house, with the view of suffocating the poor fellows within, or burning them alive. The time was now came for action, but the police did not use their muskets till several shots had been fired at them, and stones thrown at them through the window. One account says they tired avolley, another that they tired only three shots. Certain, how- ever, it is, that two men, one of them I believe named M'Bride, were kitted dead on the spelt, and that a third expired shortly af- ter. It is also currently reported that one of Smith O'Brien's friends (some say Dillon) was wounded in the knee. The effect ,of this determined conduct was that the crowd retreated, and although Smith O'Brien urged them over and over again to pull down the house they would not attempt it. The Roman Catholic clergyman of the district, it is said, arrived at this time on the scene of strife, and implored the people to abstain from violence. Smith O'Brien and his friends then appear to have got disgusted. He declared that as the people would not stand by him, he would not stand by them, then fled across the country, upon the chief-con- stable's horse, and. rutyiour says in the direction of Urlingford. By this time a reinforcement of constabulary had arrived from Cashel, and soon after strong bodies of the regular troops, cavalry, artil- lery, and infantry, came pouring in from every quarter. By the time they had arrived the utmost tranquillity prevailed-the re- bellion had vanished, and was nowhere to be found. The mili- tary will bivouac to-night 011 the open field-no pleasant position, as it rains in torrents. So much for the battle of Boulagh-com- mon, fought between 4,000 or 5,000 insurgents, and fifty or sixty police. DUBLIN, MONDAY, 5 30 P.M.—The country all along the line from the south of Ireland is quiet. In the conflict between the police and the insurgents at Ballingarry, eighteen of the latter were killed. At a Privy Council held to-day at the Castle, proclama- tions were issued against the counties of Kerry, Westmeath, South Wexford, Carlo w, Queen's County, Kildare, Wicklow, and various other baronies of Cork, King's County, Cavan, and Monaghan. During the conflict with the police on Saturday, two shots were fired at Mr. Smith O'Brien; one of the rebels who was standing by O'Brien's side, brandishing a pike, was killed on the spot. 11 .1 The solicitor of the Dublin Corporation was arrested at Ho'wth this day. Several other arrests have taken place, amongst which are those of Hyland the pikemaker, at Carlow; two gunsmiths of Dublin; Hughes, a fruiterer at Wexford. Ten assistants in the house of Pym and Co. have been committed to Kilmainham gaol as clubbists, and five in another establishment have since fled. The constable who was captured by the rebels, but after- wards released, states the appearance of Smith O'Brien to be very miserable; but it is said he expresses his determina- tion never to surrender, as he feels his fate would be certain.