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EPITOME OF NEWS. THE DEATH IS ANWOCXCED as having taken place, somewhat suddenly, at South Bank, Wincanton, Somerset, at the age of (ii, of Admiral Frederick Leopold Augustus Sehvyn. THE Mont ays Rallc states that Count Kalnoki will be appointed Minister for Austrian Foreign Affairs immediately after the close of the delegations. WE ARE GLAD TO LEARX that there is some slight improvement in the condition of Mrs. C'henevix- Trench, who was attacked with puerperal fever after being confined of a sort at Cahir, in Ireland. A OORRESPOXDEXT IN AI.GIER.S reports the comph-tion of the line extending the railway from Saida to Ivreider, by which troops can be conveyed about sixty- two miles further south, thereby greatly facilitating the impending operatiolls to the south of Oran. A DESPATCH FROM IIAXNIBAL (Missouri) re- ports another break in the levee below that place, caused by the overflow of the Mississippi. It is stated that of the sixty miles of land protected by the levee only about six are now above water. THE MADRID NEWSPAPERS mention a scheme which has been set on foot for a national subscription for the purpose of buying Gibraltar from England. Home bankers in that city are said to have offered to give 5,000,000f. towards this object. If England refuse to entertain the proposition, the proceeds of the subscription are to be employed in fortifying points on the Straits both in Africa and Spain. THE CCXAHD STEAMER Algeria, for New York, has amongst her passengers Madame Adelina Patti and Signor Xioolini, who are to open their concert season at the Steinway Hall in New York early in November. A ROYAL DECREE is gazetted in Brussels, transferring Count Van der Straten-Ponthoz to the post of Minister Plenipotentiary at Berlin, and replacing him at the Hague by Baron d'Anethan, formerly Belgian representative at the Vatican. THE NOTORIOUS BHKEL DACOIT, TANTIA, who has been at large for two years or more, was captured a few days ago near Indore. THE JAPANESE ENVOY EXTRAORDINARY AND MINISTER PLENIPOTENTIARY at the Court of St. James's has received by telegraph the intelligence that his mother, Maori Sato, died at Tokoi, Japan, on the 23rd Oct. LAST WEEK in miserably wet weather, the Windsor Garrison pack of draghounds commenced their hunting season. The meet was at the Victoria Barracks, Windsor, where Colonel Smith and the officers of the 2nd Battalion Grenadier Guards entertained the field to luncheon. Is ANNOUNCING THE CLOSE of the International Exhibition of Milan, the Executive Committee issued a manifesto acknowledging the services rendered by the public authorities and private individuals concerned in promoting the undertaking. EARL CADOGAN will preside at the inaugural dinner of the Kensington Conservative Club at the Town Hall, Kensington, London, on Friday, November 25. THE AGENT-GENERAL FOR QUEENSLAND has received advice of the safe arrival of the Scottish Chief at Brisbane. "All well." >SHOLLD MAJOR-GENERAL LUARÐ vacate his appointment as Commandant of the Canadian Local Militia, the Canadian Government will endeavour to obtain the services of Major-General S. P. Jarvis, C.M.G., as his successor. THE PROTECTION of the northern portion of Epping Forest, Loudon, against lopping has resulted in the covert growing dense and the bows springing thick from the pollard stems, so that game is again plentiful. In Fairmead Woods pheasants arc constantly met with, so are partridges, and very little poaching is practised. THE UCIOX steamer Nevada, in a recent voyage from New York, after landing mails at Queenstown, got aground on the Curland Bank inside Camden Fort. She is expected to come off with the assistance of tugs un- injured. A MEETING OF THE HONORARY COUNCIL in connection with the forthcoming International Exhibition at the Crystal Palace took place at the Mansion House a few days ago by permission of the Lord Mayor. KING IYALAKAUA has been entertained at San Francisco at a banquet, given in his honour. His Majesty has left for Honolulu. THE DEATH IS ANNOUNCED of Mr. James Lake, of Newlands, near Sittingbourue, one of the leading land- owners and farmers in at Kent. He had been in ill health for some considerable time past. He was 72 years of age. EARL GRANVILLE, K.G., has consented to be- come president of a newly-formed centre of the St. John Ambulance Association in Shropshire, to be called The Lilleshall Collieries District Centre." Mr. J. Brinton, M.P., is actively engaged in the formation of a centre at Kidderminster. ACCORDING TO THE Diritto it is very impro- hsli'eu "f nl,1 in Italy can be re-estab- BERTHOLD AUERMACH, the celebrated novelist, is lying seriously ill at Cannstadt. He is, however, reported to have improved a little. M, NOllDEXSKJOLD is about to visit Russia and Germany for the purpose of raising funds for Captain Johannsen's second expedition to the Yenissei. MR. MARK MILHANK, of Thorp Perrow, Bedale, and Harningham-park, Barnard Castle, Yorkshire, died, at his last-named seat lately at the advanced age of 86. Ix ANTICIPATION of a threatened measure of Of conventual property by the new French Assembly, a community of French nuns, Lea Filler dc lit Mere de lJieu, a wealthy educational Order, has arrived from Brest with twenty pupils, and settled at Clifton. THE PRINCE AXD PRINCESS OF WALES will arrive at Sandringham in about a fortnight for the shoot- ing season. THE BUDGET of the German Empire show a deficit of thirteen millions of marks, notwithstanding the increase in the customs revenue. AN ANTI-AUSTRIAN DEMONSTRATION took place on Sunday at Villa Gloria, near Rome. Ricciotti Garibaldi made a speech, inveighing bitterly against the Austro-Italian Alliance. KING CHARLES OF EOUMANIA has addressed the following telegram to President Grévy: On the occasion of the marriage of your beloved daughter, I beg you to receive the best wishes of the Queen nd myself for the happiness of this union. THE SOLDIERS of the Bey of Tunis have abso- lutely refused to march against the insurgents, and as they also refuse to return to Tunis it is probable that they intend to cast in their lot with the latter in opposing the French advance. THE MAN KTEJSBINGS, charged with the wilful murder of the little :,irl. If;fijij,,jj) Brett, at Saliam-Toney, Norfolk, when brought before the local Bench virtually admitted the commission of the crime, and was therefore remanded. JOSEPH Uoukk, a fireman, lodging at the Vine beerhouse, Mile-end, was charged at the Thames Police- court, London, with assaulting Elizabeth Brown, a married woman living at 1, Devonshire-street, Cam- bridge-road, Bethual-green, and presenting a revolver at her head. The prisoner was sentenced to three months' hard labour. JOHN ROBERTS, a retired tradesman of Exeter, of the mature age of in. lias just committed suicide hy literally blowing his head off. He seems to have tilled a long tube witli gunpowder, put one end in his mouth, ami set lire to the other. Death was instantaneous. A Bible, lay beside him on the table. I'L'ITM I;R DESPATCHES from New Zealand give a little iiisiglit as to the cause of the possible troubles with the .Maories. They are said to have been interfering with the settlers, aud destroying fences, and not even a visit from the Native Minister could induce the Maories to modify their conduct and pretensions. THE SITTINGBOURNE STATION on the London, Chatham, and Dover Railway has been broken into, the drawers of the ofiice forced open, and some money stolen. At seven other stations on this line burglaries have been previously committed, so that it is plain that "a new de- parture" from the various platforms of stations is ill con- templation. MARSEILLES is exceedingly anxious to get into its undisputed possession the Imperial residence near that city, presented under different circumstances hy the burgesses of Marseilles to the late Emperor. All the Corporation efforts having failed hitherto, the Marseilles Council have summoned "Hame Eugenie," to appear before the Civil Tribunal to give up possession of that which, it is averred, she retains without right. From AHRAr, in Austro-Hungary, the news comes of another earthquake. As on former occasions, the inhabitants were at tirst aroused by the sound of a sub- terranean noise, the sensation produced by which is des- cribed as almost more appalling than the actual shock. The noise was followed by a violent shock, which lasted three seconds. Many bouses were. thrown down, but hitherto no very serious damage has been ascertained. The. movement was undulating, and the direction from south to north. Ax INTERESTING JUBILEE has itist been cele- brated at Brussels. Fifty years have gone by since the appearance of the first number of the Jlonitei'v fieh/e, under the direction of M. Philippe Bourson, who has continued at the head of its staff, without interruption, down to the present lime, and who, notwithstanding his eighty years, still possesses sufficient energy and mental activity to justify his remaining at his editorial post. The various members of the Brussels press, headed by M. Brrardi, of the IdJependeaee Ihftje, presented their ]' tii'iablc colleague with uu address vf cvus'ratulatiyu» I .4idut THE PRINCE OF WALES has left Marlborough House on a (short visit to the Duke and Duchess of Edin- burgh at Eastwell-park. AT THE CHESTER QUARTER SESSIONS a young man named Henry Shove, an insurance agent, pleaded guilty to breaking into St. Chad's Rectory, Macefen, while the Rev. Charles White and family were at service, and to stealing a number of valuable articles. He was sen- tenced to nine months' hard labour. THE QUEEN has appointed Lord Dysart to be Lord-Lieutenant of the county of Rutland. FIVE THOUSAND of the North Wales colliers who struck work have resumed their employment, the masters having agreed to give an advance of five per cent. The weekly wages question is still unsettled. The men are forming themselves into a miners' union which is to include the whole of North Wales. The price of coal has been raised Is. a ton. COLONEL SHAW, United States Consul, has been visiting Oldham for the purpose of making inquiries as to the complaints respecting the adulteration of American cotton. A DESTRUCTIVE FIRE occurred at New Riles Farm, in the parish of Eastchurch, Sheppy, occupied by Mr. Baker Murton. The conflagration was caused by a spark from a threshing machine falling upon a thatched barn. Nine stacks of corn and all the farm buildings and agricultural implements were destroyed, but by the dint of exertions the homestead was saved. The estimated damage is 93000. The property was insured. THE GOVERNMENT OF INDIA has addressed to the Secretary of State for India in Council a strong recommendation that he may be induced to reconsider the clause in the recently-promulgated pension rules which has caused so much disappointment to the officers of the Indian army, by which leave or furlough is not allowed to count as service for pension, and we believe it is not at all improbable that the Marquis of Hartington will be advised to remove this stipulation, or, at any rate, modify the clause. ONE BLACK SHEEP in the Salvation Army, Frederick Spencer by name, has been sentenced to eighteen mouths' hard labour for embezzling various small sums of money belonging to his employer. Prisoner had besides induced a young woman to go and live with him, pre* tending he had good wages, and was "coming ia for a lot of money." She had been in the way of attending the army services, and prisoner introduced himself by inquiring specially as to the state of her soul. To the father of the young woman he represented that he was married to her, and that it was the Lord's wish." IT IS STATED that Mr. Edward Marjoribanks, M.P. for Berwickshire, has written to the Lord Mayor of London, asking him to start a national subscription list at the Mansion House, should the crews of the boats missing, owing to the late storm, not be found. A FORTNIGHT'S NOTICE, given by the spinners at one of the mills of Messrs.W. D. Coddington and Sons, has just expired. The hands demand an advance of 2d. per 1001b. of yarn spun upon mules under 700 spindles. The Executive Committee of the Blackburn Master Cotton Spinners' Association, who reported this as a vio- lation of the standard list, resolved at a meeting to support Messrs. Coddington in every possible way. A PECULIAR CHARGE was made against two prisoners at the Central Criminal Court, London, a few days ago. Some time ago one had been sentenced to two months' imprisonment, and the other to one. But at the prison they exchanged names, the consequence being that the one that had really the longest sentence was released first. The other excused himself by saying he was hard up at the time, and was willing to serve a second month for a consideration. The two men were found guilty of conspiracy, and sentence—one to six months' hard labour, the other to three months. GEORGE RAYENSDALE, of very diminutive ap- pearance, but said to he 17 years of age, has been accused at the Mansion House Police-court, London, of wandering and having no visible means of support. His mother declared she could do nothing with him. He lost all his situations, and was a little thief. That was her candid opinion. He seemed an extraordinary boy but the magistrate said he had no help but to discharge him. He had no power to send him to any school. The police, however, would keep a sharp look-out after him. AT THE SHEFFIELD POLICE-COURT a married woman, named Sarah NIICibe. was charged with having endeavoured to commit suicide. In the course of the case it was stated that three of her relatives had destroyed themselves. She was remanded for medical examination. EARL COMPTON, who accompained the Marquis of Northampton on his special mission to Madrid to invest the King of Spain with the Order of the Garter, has returned home. The Marquis and Lady Margaret Compton intend to visit Seville and other places of interest in Spain before their return from the Continent. AT THE MIDDLESEX SESSIONS, London, Charles Burwood, clerk to a firm of solicitors, was found guilty tenced to twelve months' hard labour. "t DECEIVED from Mazatlan, in Mexico, states that a hurricane has been raging there which caused great damage to the shipping. The river rose, and it is reported that 300 houses were destroyed and a large number of lives lost in the neighbouring town. ° HILE A PORTER at Granton Railway Station was looking through the carriages of the twenty i^inutcs past ten train from Edinburgh to Granton, he found the body of a child in a second-class compartment. The body, which was wrapped in i i of cloth, was enclosed in a brown-paper bag. It was taken possession of by the police Muthoritieri. A TELEGRAM FROM BEN NEVIS states that a neavv south-east gale has occurred at an altitude of 3000 feet, with a temperature of 34 deg.; and the report adds "Storm above, with conflicting currents pushed a littlfc higher, but unable to proceed alone over snowdrifts and loose rocks." AR THE DURHAM QUARTER SESSIONS, William Walton, 28, was indicted for inflicting grievous bodily harm upon his brother, Thomas Walton, at Forest-in- Teesdale. The couple quarrelled over some farmyard work, and prisoner then seized a large reaping scythe" and attacked his brother in a ferocious and extraordinary manner, inflicting several large wounds right across the chest and arms. Eventually the scythe got fastened in the ceiling, and the young man was found lying in a pool of blood insensible. The prisoner was wntcnced to five years' penal servitude. t MAN NAMED SAMUEL WALKER, aged 60, has cut his throat from ear to ear, severing the windpipe, it Messrs. Strutt's cotton mill at Belper, after which he threw himself headlong out of a fourth storey window into a stream of water which runs bv the mill. The Hon. F. trutt saw the man fall past his office window, mil directed measures which were effectual in rescuing lim from the water. No hopes, however, are entertained )f his recovery. Walker had been in Mesws. Strutt's employment from boyhood. AN IXQUKST HAS DKEN HELD at Eftcds over t collier, named Henry James Bnriifey. wll) was killed >\ a fall of a roof at the Morley Mi.in Collie-y. The pit s worked on the long IN all system, and tbe cutil is got by (lasting. The day the accident occurred four shots were ired near the deceased's workings, and afterwards it was loticed that there was a slip or throe oil eit'ier side of a arge stone in tbe roof. These slips w ere si"V* of danger and Bumley ollgh to have propped the stow up at once; but, as after tapping the roof it appeared sua-,I, he went on chipping. Each successive blow loosened the stone, about a ton in weight, until it fell upon hie, crushing him beneath it, fracturing his spine, breaking several of his ribs, and inflicting other injuries. The deceased was removed to the Lewis Infirmary, where he lingered several day-. Before he died he admitted to his relations that no one was to blame Imt himself. AT THE POLICE-COURT, Great Yarmouth, William Turrell, a boy only 10 years old, was brought up for stabbing another boy named Cutting. Cutting was placing with his sister on the beach when Turrell interfered. His conduct was complained of. and lie at once threatened to stab the other boy to the heart. At the time lurrell had a knife with which he wa» cutting a rope, ;,nd with this he struck the complainant a blow- oil the left iiijo. The clothes w ere pierced, and a w ound an inch deep inflicted. Turrell, who did not appear to realise the gravity of the offence, was sent to prison for a short term, and ordered to be birched. MARY JANE IGGINS was accused, on her own confession, at the Central Criminal Court, London, of having caused the death ot her child. it, drink when she made that confession, but did not now deny it. The medical evidence showed that the child had been very much neglected, and the jury found the prisuner guilty, but .sentence was deferred. I:> THE DATlo of Sir William Harcourt's visit to Cumberland has now been definitely fixed. At all date be will open the Cumberland Industrial school at Cockenuouth, aud oil the following Monday a Liberal demonstration is to be held at Workington, which Sir William Marcourt has promised to attend. An address will be presented to the Home Secretary by the West Cumberland Liberal Association, and tlit, Liberal candidate lor U est ( uniberland at the next election is to be announced. The Home Secretary will be the guest of Sir Wilfrid Lawson, at Bray ton Hail. I'HAI'I! IN THE VARIOUS BRANCHES OF IX- OCSTKY^'t Leicester still continues in a favourable state. In the hosiery alld yarn trade there is a brisk demand for goods, most ot the machinery running full time to orders and with the approach of cold weather a further access of work is anticipated. In the boot and shoe aud elastic- web trades workpeople; arc generally well employed, although the demand for goods is not quite so active as it lias beeu.

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