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WANTED A GOVERNESS.-A NOvEL MODE OF SEDUCTION. In the Timet newspaper a short time since attention was greeted to the case of a wealthy miscreant., who was in the .bltof answeting the advertisements of young ladies who tinted to go out as governess. His plan was to answer these advertisement, appoint an interview, and, if possible, ruin th poor governes*. The following will serve to show up tbl!1 Wretch in his proper light. It is the story of the mother 'Of one of his deluded victims, which she told this week at the Marlborough Police-court:— About twelve mongths ago I advertised in the Times for situation for my daughtar, as governess in a gentleman's mily, and the address given was E.C., Morris's Reposi- tory ot Arts, Bishopsgate-street within." In the course of a or two a note, which was worded thus, was received:- Mrs. Dalton would be glad if the young lady would come any morning to Marlborough-square, Chelsea." The dumber in the square was given, but I cannot recollect what t Was. I replied to this note, saying that it would not be Convenient for my daughter to call 011 a morning, but that r •he would come any evening that might be named, unless the advertiser would like to call upon her at my address, Which was in the neighbourhood of Bishopsgate. The )troper address was given in my communication. On the following, day I received-Mother note, signifying that it Would not be convenient to adopt the Tatter proposal, and it desired that the young lacty would wait upon Mrs. Walton the pext evening. On the evening in question I With my daughter, who is between eighteen and nineteen of are, got into an omnibus in the city, and on being ••t down we had. great difficulty in finding out this Marlborough-square. 1 knocked at the door, and on its elllg opened I inquired for Mrs. Dalton, when the answer 1 received was that she was not then in. but that she was one into the city upon some law business, and would be in a few minutes. I and my daughter were then "hown into a back parlour, where a young lady was taking music lesson with another female, who was represented to e her governess. We waited half an hour, at the expira- tion of which period a thin lady-like looking person made appearance, and I said to her, "You, I presume, are the lady who answered my advertisement V' She bowed assent, and sitting down said, Mr. Dalton will be in in a few lrlinuteL" He shortly afterwards entered in a great hurry, aaying, I've made all the haste home I could to see the young lady, and if she'll he kind enough to play something on the piano I shall be greatly obliged to her." She com- plied with this request, and he approved of her performance TVery much. He expressed a wish that she would play to a friend of his, a Mr. Meves, and asked me to allow her to •come over and spend the next day with his family, which Sunday, and he should then see more of her. I did not altogether like appearances, but as J. formerly knew Mr. Meres I consented to the proposal and, after attending Divine Service, I and my daughter repaired to the house. We arrived there a little after two, and were ushered into a tack parlour, the blinds of which were partly down, and the froom was consequently nearly dark. An elegant dressed Toung man was playing the piano, and when he saw me he immediately left off. We seated ourselves, aud I said I "Would wait until Mrs. Dalton came. In about an hour she Arrived. She speedily went out of the room, and I said to the gentleman at the piano, "You are not Mr. Sieves 1" To which he repiled, No, madam, I am and I don't wish to be." I then told him that Iny business there was that of seeing Mr. Dalton, who was about to engage my daughter as a governess, but that I did 110t at all approve of the proceedings from the commence- ment. To which he made answer that Mr. Dalton was a Madman, but that he was not so mad as he was vicious, and that it was not a fit place for my daughter to be in." I ex- messed a wish to go and take her away immediately, but he No don't do that, Mrs. Dalton herself is a respectable -oman, and your daughter will be safe with her for the present." About 3 o'clock Mrs. Dalton came in, and I said Mi-. Dalton wished my daughter to come here, and as I am •obliged to call upon a friend I'll leave her in your particular •charge for a short time." In the course of an hour and a *>alf I returned and eaw Mr. St. Felix (the gentleman before Uuded to as the piano player) together with Mrs. Dalton :ad her children. Mr. St. Felix was beginning to play and sing when, just at the moment, Mr. Dalton rushed in in a great passion, sweating that he would have no strangers in his house, and that his piano should not be played upon. Mr. St. Felix, addressing him, said, How dare you ask viwpoouiAA women hprp to insult them!" when he directly ■creamed and called murder and police he ran out of the room, and shut himself up in the kitchen, and my daughter, owing to the ftight into which she had been thrown, went into hysterics. As soon as she recovered she and I left the house.' Last week I again advertised in the Times" for a similar situation for my daughter, with the address E.L., 13, William-street, Regent's-park." The advertisement, to tthe best of my recollection, appeared on Wednesday. On Saturday I received an answer (it was shown to our re- porter) and it was thus worded, Mrs. Dalton would like rto hear further respecting the age of the young lady, her Acquirements, &c. Address for Mrs. Dalton, care of Mr. IMartin, solicitor, 45, London-street, Fitzroy-square." Be- tween 9 and 10 last night, Sunday, (continued the applicant) I was about retiring to bed, there came a knock at the 4oor; it was opened by the landlady, who told me that a gentleman had called respecting an advertisement in the Times," aud wished to know if he had applied at the right He further said that it was rather late, but he had better call as he should like to see the young lady her- self. I went to him, and said, I know you, sir. I'll Notice your letter to-morrow, and I desire that you'll in- •tantlv go about your business." I then shut the door in his face, when he said, •' Oh! very well, Ma'am," and hastily made off. He was the same person whom I saw in Marlborough-square, and whom I have from tllefirst been ¡g1"en to understand was Mr. Dalton. The miscreant is described as of middle stature, and about -45 of 50 years of age. His attire is known by the name of shabby genteel," and he walks as if afflicted with rheuma- tism. It is hoped that this full exposure will have the effect of "fusing the fellow to desist from those infamous practices long pursued by him, and which are degrading and ju- vinous in the extreme. have pleasure in announcing that the Government have determined upon erecting horse and foot barracks for this district. Capt. Boldero, M.P., Major ■Selwyn, and Mr. Povgnnard, from the ordnance department, &*ave this week visited our city, for the purpose of selecting an appropriate spot of ground, and we hear that they have fixed t Horfield, upon which the buildings will be shortly com- menced Bristol Mercury. Ma. RICHARD CARLILE. The body of this eccentric man al on Monday night removed to St. Thomas's Hospital for •dissection, in compliance with his dying request, and with a long expressed desire that it might be subjected to anato- mical purposes for the public THE GREAT LEAGUE FUND.—We learn that up to the Present time the return of subscriptions made to the League an aggregate of nearly, if not quite, forty-jive thousand pound* This is, of course, exclusive of London and many other places, from which large sums may be expected. In- deed, a very large number of cards are still out and we u nderstand that even additional cards are being issued daily. Nor is there any desire to call in these cards prematurely; so that the great League Fund is still to be regarded as only in progress, 'tfieugh, doubtless, very satisfactory progress; but still is by no means approaching to completion.—Man- chester GUll, dian. MELANCHOLY DEATH.—On Monday morning, the work- lnell at L)a!ketty quarry, in the neighbourhood of Brechin, on entering their bothy for the purpose of preparing break- fast, were alarmed to find a human body in the chimney, Within two feet of the ground, quite stiff. It was com- pletely fixed in the vent, the legs being on each side of an iron rod, used as a crook tree for suspending their pot; and they had to pull down a part of the inside wall to get out the rod, so as to relieve the body. It was discovered to be the corpse of a young man named Mills, son of Mr. Mills, dentist, and clerk to the Messrs. Anderson, writers in Ar- broath. The poor lad had left that place on the afternoon ?f Saturday, with the intention of visiting his father, then Brechin, and he had got within a very short distance of Itl destination, when thus mysteriously called to enter upon journey from which there is no return. The bothy is almost close upon the road, and the top of the chimney stalk fa said to be nearly on a level with the surrounding rubbish of the quarry. It is conjectured that he had lost his way, having got benumbed with cold, had resolved to take shelter in the bothy until the next morning. From marks n. the door, he had evidently tried first to break it up, and elng unsuccessful, had attempted to get in by going down tbe chimney, which was a very narrow one however, he had descended, with his hands upwards or over his head, ntil he reached the crook rod, where he had become per- fectly helpless. BANKRUPTS, (Friday.)-—Daniel Button, Albion-place, Battle-bridge, pawnbroker Henry James Smith, Surry- c*nal, Old Kent-road, coad-merchant Henry Marklow, Henley-upon-Thames, innkeeper Thomas Norrington, brittle, Essex, wheelwright Henry Cooley and James Thompson, Willesborough, Kent, tea-dealers—John Brom- Well, Northampton, buildar-J ohn Beek Gibson, Northamp- ton, linen-draper—George Greatly, Hatton-garden, jewellei -Robert Simmon, Victoria-place, Hoxton Old-town, linen- er, George Fendall, Woodstock-street, butcher—Thomas ■M'Enteer, Liverpool, provision-merchant William Waid •Harvey, sen. and jun., Mansfield, Notinghamshire, coach- anak.en. »



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