CHARADE. I No. 6. My First" was dark o'er earth and air, As dark as she could be! The stars that gemmed her ebon hair Were only two or three King Cole raw twice as many there As you or I could see. Away King Cole," mine hottcss said, Flagcn and flank are dry Your nag is neighing in the shed, For he kr-ows a storm is nigh." She set my Second on his head, Aud she bet it all away.
MY LITTLE COUSINS. L iugh on, fair cousins, foi to you All life is joyous yet Your hearts have all things to pursue, And nothing to regret: And every flower to you is fair, And every month is May; Yoo've not been introduced to care,- Laugh on, laugh on, to-day 1 Old time will fling his clouds ere long Upon those sunny eyes The voice whose every word is song, Will get itself to sighs; Your quitt sitimber-bopes and fears Will chase their reit away; To-morrow, you'll be thedding tcara,- Langh on, laugh on, to-day: Oh yes, if any truth is found In The dull schoolmans* theme, If fritndship is an empty sound, And love an idle dream,- If miith, youths' playmste, feels fdtigue Too scon on life's long way, At least he'll run with you a league,- Laugh on, laugh on, to-day 1 Perhaps your eyes may grow more bright As childhood's huts depart; You may be li velier to the sight, And dearer to the heart; You may be sinless still, and see This earth still green and gay; But what you are, you will not be,— Laugh on, laugh on, to-day! O'er ire have many winters crept, With less of grief than joy; But I have iearrcd, and toiled, and wept,— I am no more a boy 1 I've never bad the gout, 'tis trae, y hair is hardly gray But now I cannot laugh like you,- Laugh on, laugh on, to-day I ured to have as glad a face, As shadowless a brow; I once ciuld tun as blithe a race As you are Junning now But never mind how I behave, Don't interrupt your play, And tho' I look so veiy grave,- Laugh on, laugh on, to-day.—W. M. B.
AGRICULTURE. REVIEW OF THE CORN TRADTC Tie long needed FIJIply of rain has come at last, and, thor.pb its deleft t lias been stormy and wiutir like, it is iieveittelfss wt lrome. We have heard very differeut ac- connts uf the whiat where thorough tillage both in de-pth and surface was jracticable, as on the light soils aDd fri- able losms, it looks veil, even, and almost of too proud a growth, but the c(ld clays, which during the drought coold be neither well ploughed nrr harrowed, show an uneven p'arlt. Stiil on the whole, as compared with last season, "e are in a favourable position, and there is no ground w hafevf-r for apprehension. The wheat trade has this wet k about rccoicred from last week's depres- sion, and that without foteign influence and in a perfectly tranquil time, the average gaiu 1 eing fully Is per quar- ter. And tliif, too, with more cf cordHencc as the sea- fon advances, notwithstanding the reluctance of millers here to pay higler rates. But i ecessity admits of no con- tiol, vjid if, in a pcifect calm as rtsliect-, t he corsump- tive demand, we see pr:(es it is n(t difficult to Judge the course which mai k. ts would tske should the stocks in the Fieuch ports be worked off shortly. Any further claims to be made in winter, could only be met by Erglard, as the nearest and best lurnished market. But Paris and He out ports yet show foreign supplies to be abrve immediate %;kntp, and with a high-pressure rate of difccunt ai d much corn yet on its way, they may pet over the winter without rrntweo applications to us. Still, the at'Qlidat re of ffiintyherf, ord gt [Itral stagnation of trade, may, in such cncuuntanctf, It ad to speculative rurchuI s, rtvhe the trade, and further advance prices. We all along held that the French weie too fast for themselves, and facts now show it, the Paris market be- ing again down It to 2s per quarter. Belgium and most rf tLe Germsn markets are ea-ier, and Odessa remains, depressed, but "Kew York advices evince a slight improve- mint in biccdatuffs. The anivals l-Í the coast since the 31st ultimo were 72 Cirgres, of ,,¡,j: b IS cargoes were wheat, 37 maize, and 17 mitr«-!)HJIT< UP. 'Jl.r sales of wheat notpd last vi et k v r-rr 126,1:15 tiiia, ti TS, Lt .o 3d, aginst 79,492 qrb in 18C0. 'He Lciiuonavtiagts were 63? lOd on 3,805 quriteii. roitrir.N*. ru'irg the I,g.t wetk 1 hc: I'. r;s flour n-eyket b as been in a tiry dull M.d dtrliiiug 't te, inasmuch that prices cruld (II t ft dr|ii:dtd on. Pn e qualities on the spot woe mirii ally Hlfto 84f ptr 157 kilos (ttiual to 51s 9d to 54« 3d I el 2fc(Jib Englith). t<r the four irarka for the emrf lit n oitti ti e ) r-te cm led w.-s Slf IiO. per 157 kili ii (52Ai 811 I b lifeO b) II r D tili.ber 82f 50c to 83t F3. old "If iifcOll). 1 lie Belpiiin marl-eis mostly quote ), wt-r Jricir lor wheat, the n diirtion at Ai tw: rp I eing Is to 28 p<r quaiter. The price of wheat st Ghent wis 68s 6d tc 73s. At Louvatn tleie were yo4 (I sales ot vit-ta- I ril t-i, ti: (8s 6d. J ieae W, riot i at Is teror, "th tile tikji e cn li%e. GUid "leal ill liott, ditn l'iur>d a t-alt al iiimtr rales i ut inferior soils were loitt:r tie top quotation was b4s 6d for native. Prices at Amsterdam, 43s 6d to 71e. The Cologne maiket was « 11 remarkably steady as to wheat prices, but less was de- iog.
THE RAILWAY INVAsioiz.-The metiopolis is invaded frrm all tides, but not by a hostile force equipped in blue tunics and led tri wsers. The railway is the invader, and it is advancing slowly, but Burely, to take possession of the capital. Where it cannot advance boldly above frnnnd it is working its way in subterranean regions ti wards that point at which it is to establish its head- quaiters. Water cannot stop its progress, and it springs Biioff the rner with as much fadlity as acet would clear the <1 aMn which 61-paratis the premises of its proprietor from th Sl' (t his next neighbour. A particular spot be- twftn Yaujball and Wandsworth appears to have been jpecially telected for the manufacture of railways at the t-bottest Botice. Emlaiikments are to be seen here and there and evuwhere, and poor mother earth is cut up aDd hot kl d Lot.t, and suljected to the most cruel treat- ment at the Lands of her offspring. She is exposed to as n any ills ■ s aie endured by the rratemal head of an urruly LouteLold, whoso children are pulling her to pieces from morning till night. Brick-arches are span- ning broad streets, and houses are tumbled down to clear tI eir way. Their yawning mouths open on busy thorough- taref, as if they had stopped to inquire their way, or were intent upon having some slight refreshment on their journey, by swallowing a score or two of the passers-by. The lines cross and re-cross each other, and a spi rtive engine, desilous of a change of air, may any day Cesert its pr< per duties and start on a visit to foreign parte, to the great consternation of the inhabitants. When the work ot invasion is accomplished, there will be more rrosMug aid recrossing, and occasionally the student in eurgery may be fupt tied with some choice specimen* of cou.1 uund fractures, contusiers, and bri ken hehds. Even quiet Camberwell at d rural Blixtpn have not ec:i e:l the general visili-tior). The wide-n;outhcci arehts a, e alri adN on their mi rch by t! cm, und< r the fiuspi: es (.f tin- LUll. don, ( h tiiacn, h. d I)u% er Bailway C mj ai y, and in thi next year wilt jet, it their declination in 1be In five or 'en u-inuttstlit- f. asi oti? <■-tu o phere of Fle.'t-ftr It nay lie:, b- exehangeci for the hrai in air o' Ijjixt>.i._ ri,e; ati,i with.n the saua: L::¡(' the BrixtoniilU can ;ea.! thai city < liice whi-re his woik is to I)t-. done, tic, lino «ii y, desl-ite of wiiad or wt. t or. 'i i e end of !.Ii li.is rail- way-making may be tiat hI y yeark the ^outhirn suhuihs mu-t be sought loi ou the Suny hi• 1 la, vt iu some rtmet'' corner ci Ker t. lio.LJ.O\\AY' l'n.1.1 AMJ OlN'lMKNT. IiiliiouS dis. oft,(:YL- lit Hi of the body ooes diti a.-o j'Hstrit it- self so frequently ami in vuou I'Zri IJ iui fiso as in the liver, and in bo afltctions is it more nu it::rl u. ;lpi;IN immediate atd sale tiei-tmi'nt. Holiowaj'iJ remuf.its happily place tie means of cure wiihin tliejepch < f all his pills, aidee Ly energetic friction Witt t,¡ ointment or the right side, will soon relieve iht- (iv.- peptic s ynilcini-, and peisevmnce with thtoe preparf)- ticna will ensu.-e perfect rccovfy, without t ry 9ri at r! strictions in habit or diet. I his treatment safely re- duces the enlarged liver, so often indicative of too great iduigeEces in tLe pleasuies of the table, nor is u less cient in promoting perfect uigotticu.
LITGRA&Y SELECTIONS.V — w » There are thousands who oovet not only praise but the reputation of dospising it. BOOKS.-SteMouved to say: "Tn" most accompHsbed way of using books, is to serve them as most people do lorde-learn their titles, and then brag of their ac- quaintance." I well remember the indignation of Wordsworth as walking near his licuse he was accosted by one of those hordes of tout ists that used to besiege him, who, holding up a book, eiclaiined, patronisingly, Ah! Mr Words- wortn, see, I read you!" You read me, do you P" replied the poot, seizing the book, and you think you do me a f .vour. Sir! this is a dead robbery." It was a pirated Paris edition; and the poet, returning the volume, went on, leaving the astonished tourist trans- fixed in the road.* Wordsworth told me at. the time-it was before Mr. Moxon paid him i 1,000 for a uniform edition of his works—that be had not then made X50 altogether by his works; yet there had been £ 120o()0 copies of his poems sold in Paris, which were totally superseding all further cliimce of sale of his own edition. Air. W. lluwilt, in the Critic. GuusiBi.Ens. If you find a man di-posed to complain of the col dress of the world, be sure you will find that he has never brought anything into tho world to warm it, but is a personal lump < f ice set in tho midst of it. If you find a man who complains that the world is all base and hollow, tap him, and he will probably sound base and hollow. And so, in the other way, a kind man will probably find kindness all nbout him. The merciful man, as a general thing, will obtain mercy. Ho who has al- ways had a kind excuse for others, who has looked at the brightest side of the cise-lic who has rendered his par- don and his help whenever he could, who his never brought his follow-m m into any ftraig-ht by reason of not helping Jim-win find that the mercy lie has bestowed nows back upon him in a full spontaneous spring. He will make a merciful world by tho mercy ho himself shows. ASPECTS OF PARIS. — Whichever way the eye is turned in the finished quarters of Paris it meets the same magnificence of view, the same vastness of proportion. Strangers may well be bewildered by the interminable lines of splendid streets, with their six-floored white etone houses, showing twelve or fifteen windows in a row. At every largo opening there is a fountain or a bed of many-coloured flowers, replaced as fast as they fade. the clear sky brings out the house-tops as if they were cut in cardboard, and shows up the distant green hills, with no smoke or mist to diin their outline. The sens. s yield to the pleusmt influence of so much grandeur, and brightness, and colour; but just when you are thinking what a charming place Paris is, and how ad- mirably it is all kept up, you suddenly come on to a stieet which is being pulled down from end to end; the palaces and gardens y, u have just left are replaced by crumbling walls and crashing timbers, the sky so bright just now is hidden by the dust of falling rubbish, the pavement is ankle-deep in dirt, and the road 's barred by carts of old material sand swearing driver. You are painfully and practically reminded that other streets have been demolished, and o'her houses pulled down by thou- sands, to make room for tlio-e which you were admiring before your day-dream was inrerri ptod by this bitter con- trast and, in spite of you, a little question suggests itself to your mind, 'Hnw is all this done—what has it cost-and when is it going- to stopr1——lhe Improve- ments of Paris in Bent ley's Misceihwy. HINTS ON CONSUMPTION'.—Look at the history of cou- sumption in Scotland and Holland, as related by Dr. Beddoes. While the Scotch dressed in homespun linsey- woolsey and were warmly clad, and while tho Dutch wrapped themselves until they made themselves more like bobbins than an thin- els-, coughs were rarely heard in the churches of Scotland and Holland, and consumption was a rare disease; but when the Scotch adopted the thin cold cottons of Glas- gow, and the Dutch donned the light French style of dress which is now the mode, their coughs began to dis. turb Divine worship as much as they do now, and con. sumption became a common disease. Look again at butchers, who, as their ruddy appearances test'ties, eat large quantities of animal food, and are, as a body, free from consumption and remember the other day that some curious evidence was adduced to show that consumptive persons, as a rule, are in the habit of abstain ng from fat. Remember, too, that a fluid fit-co.I liver oil- has been found to be the most effectual nv-f hod in tho treatment of consumption. In other words there is some reason to believe, that consumpti< a may ba the natural consequence of the surface being imperfectly pro- tected in cold weather, so that in common larguage, the blood has been driven to the lungs, and of cert iiu errors of diet, by which too little alliuml food and too lit ie fa! ty matters have been supplied habitually. Tho^oreasons, of course, among others, and many others. And certainly there is nothing in the JI,o.Led product called tubercle which need be any objection to this view, for this pr i. duct is nothing more than c rtain natural products which have stopped short at a period of develorment, more or less rudimentary. These are of course only hints, and very imperfect hints, of the way in which it may be ex- pected that certain di?eares will be ahown to be some- thing in o)?r, and not something out of orda. Demon- stration is a different matter, and, perhaps, the time has not yet atrived in which demonstration may 1;0 hoped fcr; but we sea enough already to be tonvinced hat the time will come when every disi a e, acite and chronic, will be shown to be something as perfectly in f,i-ilei- something as perfect y ,at,.r,ii-sometijing as perlectly x)hysiologleal-as health itself.— Winslovi's Medical C'rit c. GERMAN DEER STALKING IN THE OLDEN TiitF--In the summer of 1858, Landgrave Philip stalked and killed 102 good stags, one of which was a stag of twenty, and another one of eighteen. Besides these he killed 20 more In the forest. In that year 211 stags were delivered at the buttery 0: the palace at Cassel alone. In 15B1, the Landgrave killed between the 1st of June and the 1st of August 81 stags, and had taken in hunting 1)6 besides these, he still expected to shoot 40, and to hunt So mere. Among these was a stag of twenty, two were of eighteen, and th! ec of sixteen. In this year 3(;7 were killed altogether; and some wore stags weighing 44 cwt. ind with 3i inches of fat on their bread backs. The Margrave John George of Brandenburg, in a letter to the Landgrave of Hi sse, tells him that in 1851 he had killed 677 stags, Uô8 hinds, and 501 wild boars. In another year, Ludwig Wiliiam shot, in stalking, 345 stags, and his brother 417. In the summer of 15^8, the forests near Smalkalden g ive, as the produce of three day's spoit, 50 good stags; donia of them weighed 5 cwt. and had fit five fingers bioad on their backs. In another year 1G ■;>, before the 23rd September, Landgrave Louis IV. lit-d al- ready killed 93 stags. In Bavaria, too, red deer were pi ntiful. In the diary kept by Duke Alb, rt V. is care- fully noted down the result of each day's sport. In one year, we find 139 stags as the nl1mhr he h id shot with his own hand;" in another year, 24(;, and so on. In 25 years he had brought duwn 2,779 slaps, And in tlei ;r,uno book of Duke VNilliam IV. of Jjavar a, 817 a. o mur ed as having been killei in 1545. And ti.e s-tajfs "1 I th.se days were unlike the degenera:e ra-. e tha WI ku, w. In 1632, in the Darmstadt territo y, 472 head > f deer were killed; the largest stag weighing li cwt. and being a stag of 24, whilst many of the others weighed no jos 1 than 5 cwt. In 1762, Maximilian von Lichstenstein shot in Saxony a stag weighing 7 cwt. 95Jb.; and in 1723, Count Stolberg shot one near Agnesdorf weighing 9101b. And even in later times-in our own day—there were itill enough to aff)rd good sport to those who had the opportunity of enjoying it. In 1844, the present reign. ing Duke of Saxo Cobursr Gotha shot 75 slags and 105 deer. The late Prince Leiningenhad, as hetoldme, shot 700 stags in his life. Ho once, in 14 days, shot 2 of 20, 5 of 14, and 17 of 10 and It points each. Count Erbach had shot near 1,000 in his day.—Doner's Forest Creatures. SATlitE.-Satire in certain forms must have its uses, like sermons in the re;igious, and criticisms in tho literary world. Its movements seem, like hope, to spring eternal in tho human breast," and its birth is lost in the darkness of immemorial age. In the earliest li-.erature of all countries some toians ot it are to be found. To it a one arc we indebted for some of the sublimest passages in Holy Writ. A certain flavour of it lends a r cier charm to Homer's page, and with. out it, Aristophanes would never have gained so powerful a hold on the audiences ot his own day, or the reading world of ours. It inspires alike the sportive raillery of Horace and the ttorn invective of Juvenal. In modern literature it has wielded no smaii or fleeting influence, through all ages, in many dilUTent ways. It lurks in the sly humour of Cervantes, smiles out in the delicate irony of Fielding, laughs a.oud in the racy pictures of him who wrote the 11 Canterbury Tales." Latimer used it as he would have used a quar- terstaff; Dryden grasped it like a trenchant sword. To Pope it became a light keen dagger to Swi't a poisoned creese; to Junius or Churchill, a robber's bludgeon. In Byron's hands it was a lasli that dreiv blood with every stroke, or else a taper rid ng whip that smar'ed for the moment but left no sore behind. Under one guise or another its voice has never been long silent; nor, as long as men are men, can the satirist cease to play his allotted part in the correction of our social ways. To deny his usefulness as a moral teacher, is io cut an important chapter out of the histcry of human intellect. AVe Flioul(I rather say that his interference is more needed the further we advance in our boasted civi- lisation. The growing complications of nio iern society beget ever new complexities of mental no less than bodily dis.ise. Perhaps nialerial.-i for satire were never before so plentiful they are now, in this iron a_e of commer- cial and mechanical proir ess. A simpie record of last I year's or l ist month's doings, would contain in itself a world of keen satire on an a'e remarkable ror broad con- trasts and glar ng incons stencies; for unparalleled ex- tremes of vice and virtiv, wealth and poverty, ignorance ] iind knowledge for b ud pr; fesstons ol universal peace- fulness, ntt. red amidst the ever ioudei.ing din of warlike preparations; for a large amount ot philanthropic effort, of self-scorning patriotism, of scientific research, brought [.nt side by side with deeds < f the darkest ruffianism, the vilest self-seeking, the most unblushing quae, ery, and the wildest superstition. Seventy thon and prostitu walk- in, the streets of Christian London, WI rkmen wilfuHy spurning the only terms on which their masters deemed it ii!it to employ them, wives beaten well-niijh to death by dr-mken husbands, tradesmen selling 20u yards of cot. ton at the value and under the outward marks ot 300, English statesmen upholding slavery in America and des- potism in Hungary or Home, Fngl s'.imen of all c ashes 4pi:.$, the f ollies of those above them, flying madly to and fro in search of new excitement, and trampling on every noblpr iiis-inct in their greed of unlimited gold-here I surely are themes enow to point the pen of satir sts as stern as Juvenal, as soorntul as Byron, as humorously ù. u University Mo.gr.s'nc.
I. WAR IN AMERICA. l TIIE WAR IN AMERICA* Ivor I ARRIVAL OF THE ARABIA. I I Tho royal mail steamship Arabia, Captain Stone, Which left Boston on the 30th u!t. and Halifax on the morning of the let instant, arrived in tho Mersey on I Sunday morning, at eight o'clock. Sir Edmund Head, ex.governor of Canada, was among the passengers of the Arabia. I GREAT NAVAL EXPEDITION. The sailing of the great naval expedition from Hampton Roads is announced by telegraph via Halifax to have taken place on the :W:h ult. The New York Herald of that day makes the following statement concerning it:- The last of the great naval expedition which has been in course of preparation at the principal Northern ports for the last two or three months, weighed anchor and stood out to sea on Saturday and Sunday las-, and by yesterday were on their way to their destination. In a few days we may expect to hear of its earliost operations on some portion of the Southern coast. As it sailed under sealed orders, the particular point of its destination is of course unknown to the public. The objects expected to be rea. lised from it aie fourfold. 1. To carry tho war into the cotton states, which are cliiifiy responsible for the rebel- lion and by doing so, to produce toe disorganisation and dispersion of the immense rebel ;rniy now collected in Virginia. 2. To secure winter quarters for our troops, and harbours of refuge for our naval and mercantile marino. 3. To open one or more southern ports to commerce, and thus satisfy all demands, and obviate all difficulties about the supply of cotton and the efficacy ot the blockade; and, 4. To fcrm nuclei in those rebel States near which tho long-suppressed loyalty and good sense of the people may find sale and appropriate expression, and to encourago and stimulate this reactionary leeling, cf which we have seen such a remarkable and encouraging manifestation in North Carolina." The Secretary of War has issued the following instruc. tions to the commander of the naval expedition in regard to the disposition of slaves:- War Department, October 14.—Sir,—In conduct- ing military operations within States declared by the proclamation of the President to be in a, state of in. surrection, you will govern yourself so far as persons held to service under the laws of such States are con- cerned by the principles of the letters addressed by me to Major-General Butler on May 30 and August 15. copies of which are herewith forwarded to you. As special directions adapted to special cii cumstances cannot be given, much must be referred toy our own discretion as Commanding General of the expedition. You will, how- ever, in general, avail yourself of any persons, whether fugitives from labour or not, who offer themselves to the national government; you will employ such persons in such services as they may be fitted for, either as ordinary em/ loyes, br, if special circumstances seem to requiro it, in any other capacity, with such organi- sation in squads, companies, or otherwise, as you deem most beneficial to the service. This, however, is not to mean a general arminsr of them for military service. You will assure all loyal masters that Con- gress will provide just compensation to them for the loss of the persons so employed. It is believed that the course thus indicated will best secure the substantial rights of loyal masters, and the benefit to the United States of the serv.ces of all disposed to support the Government, while it avoids all interference with tho social systems or local institutions of every state beyond that which insurrection makos unavoidable, and which a restoration of peaceful relations to the Union under the constitution will immediately remove. Respectfully, "SIMON CAlJmO, Secretary of War. Brigadier General T. W. Sherman, Commanding I Expedition to the Southern Coast. SITUATION OF AFFAIRS. Tho situation of affairs is ihus given by the New York herald of the i9th ultimo:—" General M'Clellan had a magnificent review yesterday oi General Casey's division. Eleven regiments were in line, and it is said looked and moved splendidly. The Union troops on the Maryland side, oppositc-Aquia. Creek are throwing up fortifications. Scouting parties from General Smith's division wens out yesterday as far as ¡ Vienna, and fell in with n') rebel pickets. Some refugees recently arrived at Fortiess Monroe from Yorktown report that the rebels are concentrated in large force in that vicinity, and are in daily expec- tation of an attack from the Union icrces. General Fremont and staff had reached Bolivar on Saturday evening. He was to leave on Sunday morning, together with General Siegel's division, for Springfield, towards which Generals Pope, Hunter, and McKinstry, were also moving. From ali information gathered from the rebel General Price's vicinity, it seems likely that he will fall back into Arkansas, and refuse to give General Fremont battle. "A small party of the Illinois 28th, while scout- ing in Kentucky, on Saturday, about thirteen miles below Cairo, encountered a body of rebels, and, after a brisk skirmish, routed them, killing two officers and wounding several. Another party of Uni' n troops belonging to the Illinois 9Lh, attacked a band of rebel cavalry, one hundred strong, near Saratoga, on the Cumberland river, on the same day, and dispersed them, taking all their camp equipage, and fifty-two horses, iillin^j thirteen, aud cap- turing twenty-two." y I LETTER FROM GARIBALDI. The following letter from Garibaldi has been received by the United 6tates C naui at Antwerp: — "To Mr. Quiggle, United States Consul at Antw,rp.-Caprera, Sept. 10, 1661.-My dear bir,-i saw Mr. bandtord, and regret to be obliged to announce to you that 1 shall not be able to go to the United States at present. I do not doubt of the triumph of the cause of the Union, and that shortly. But if the war should unfortunately continue in ycur beautiful country I shall overcome all obstacles which detain me, and hasten to the defence of a people who are dear to me.—G. GARIBALDI." CONFEDERATE REPORT OF THE BATTLE I ON THE UPPER POTOMAC. The Richmond Examiner contains an official despatch from General J. E. Johnstone, dated Head-quarLe-re, Centreville, Oct. 21, 1861," and addiessed to General Cooper, Richmond," stat ng as follows"Colonel ih-aus reports that hewas engaged most of the day yesterday with, tweive regimen's anu five batteries cf the enemy near the Potomac. They had crossed under cover of artillery fire. He drove them Lack with a heavy loss in killed, '/OJ pri- soners aud six tieid pieces taken. He had tour regimenta and five guns. IMPORTANT NEWS FROM THE SOUTH. I The Secretary of the Confederate Treasury has ad- dressed a circular to the commissioners of the produce loan, m which lie announces that the subscriptions to the loan are confined soiely to the proceeds of the sale of produce, tlie Confederate Government declining to exercise any control over tho produce itself. Mr. Menimhiger says—" Two plans of re ief have been proposed. The one that the Government should purchase the eiitiiv cr-p «i' the country the other that an advance should lie 111 ide of part of its value. In c-i-lier case tit is to bo made by the issuance t trea uiy uo.is and theretore if we put asicie for tuo p.e&ciii ihe many and serious objec- tions to tho 1 o-sess on, tramportatou. and manage- T.10118 to the o.Eess on, ti. ment of the crop by the Government, it becomes simply a quest ioii ot amount. To purchase the ¡ whole crop would require irs whole value, unles3 the amount of subscription cotton at 200,00u,u00 dols. and the subscription at .j >,0<HJ,0o0 dois.; the purchase would then require 150,U0U,000 dols. of treasury notes, and if to this sum bo added the amount of value for other agricultural products which would certainly claim the same oenetit the sum required would probably i-Liieh d,)Is. The amount called for by the other plan of making an ado;auce I would Uf pewl upon the proportion of that advance. Few of the Hdvoca.es of this p an have put it lower than ti\O cents per pound on cotton, and at the stma rate on other pioduce. It may, therefore, be very fairly set down at about 100,000,000 dollars. He advises tho planters to appiv to he banks fcr relief, and recommends them to apply themselves in future to the cultivation of grain and other products rather than to that of cotton. r,fIii,e Federal fleet off Lh?'lcstun had burnt the ship Thomas Watson, which sailed from Liverpool in August. The Southern Commercial Convention has tabled a Berie of resolutions tending u cut off the trade between the North and Sou h, aud New York in particular, on tne-ground tint their adoption would prolong the war and 1 euller impossible the re-construction of commercial and financial relations between the North and South. SPRINGFIELD OCCUPIED BY FEDERALS. ST. LOUIS, OCT. 27.-The following despatch was re- ceived here this evening To ( apiain M'Keever, As- sistant Adjutant-General.—Headquarters, in the Field, near Homansville, Mo., Oct. 26, 1^01.—Yesterday after- noon, Major Sicconi, at the head of my guard, made a most brilliant charge upou a body of the enemy, drawn up in line of battle, and their camp, a: Springfield, 2000 or 2200 strong He completely rout d them, cleared them from the town, hoisted the national flag on the Courthouse, and retiu-el upon a reinf, ireemeiit, which he has already joined. Our loss is not great. This success- ful charge against such very large odds is a noble ex. ample to the army. Our advance will occupy Springfield to-night. J. C. FREMONT, Major-General Commanding.* LATEST BY THE ARABIA. NEW YORK, OCT. 29.-The Washington correspondent of the Kew York Tribune states that the Federal army will probably go into winter quarters at Washington. The A.Vtany Jiveninj Journal thinks it probable that the Fede: al (?) army will shortly make a formal movement on Washington. General Sherman has issued a general order to the naval expeditionary corps, which says that the Federal army will make a descent on the Southern States under circuni-star.ces requiring great coolness, vigi- lance, ami intrcpidity. General Fremont reports to the War Department that his body guard charged 200 Con- federates in t heir camp at Springfield, and drove them from the town, where ti.ey hoisted the Federal flag, and then retired on their reinforcements. The commander uf the body guard repor's that he had only 150 men en. gaged. General Fremont's advance guard was approach- ing Springfield. NEW YORK, OCT. 31.—In the c-ise of the privateer Savannah, the jury wero discharged, being unablo to a'-rreo upon a verdict. Advices from llavannah confirm lhe news of the arrival there of Messrs. Mason and Slidell, the Confederate C. n, missioners, and state that they in- tended to leave for Europe on the 8th November, by the English mail 6te?mpr. The great naval expedition railed from Hampton Roads on the flth Oetober. Gen. JiPll- derson has capituLited with 400 rebels -n Mis^ouii, on condition of ti-vir 'ny:v.~ their arms. J
FOREIGN MISCELLANY. I AM-el-Kader is occupied in preparing for the press ft Volume of poems in French. Drouot, the famous French sculptor, intends to hew the colossal bust ofYic: or Hugo out of one of the rocks Which surround the Isle of Guernsey—Loreley-fashion. The Italic of Turin states that Prince Napoleon has Bent a sum of 5,000f., and the Princess Mathilde 2,000f., towards the subscription for the monument to Count Cavour. The King of Portugal has conferred upon R. H. Major. Esq., of the British Museum, the honour of knighthood of tho Tower and Sword, in recognition of the value of his literary researches on the early discoveries of Australia and of the justice therein rendered to the intrepidity of early Portuguese navigators. A FRENCH CENTENARIAN. — Thero is now living ia Paris a venerable centenarian, named M. Ignace Gallot, who was born at Villars St. Marcellin (Haut-Marne), in 1758. M. Gallot served twenty-two years in the army, took part in many battles, and was present at the disas- trous retreat from Moscow. Having invested money in an unfortunate enterprise for the navigation of the Saone, he made a journey to the Haute-Saone last month to ac- quire the sad certainty that be had lost 40,0w0f. M. Gallot is still strong and hearty. The Emperor has graciously granted him a pension of l,200t. a-year. ATTACK BY A WILD BOAR.—An extraordinary affair is related in an Orleans journals:—As a married woman of the name of Arrault was a few days back at work in a. field at Boynes, a wild boar rushed on her and threw her down. The animal was about to rend the woman when she caught hold of one of its ears and one of its legs and held it. The two struggled for some time, when a young Eeasant named Boudiu, who heard tho woman cry oat tor elp, hurried up and kicked the boar with his heavy wooden shoes until it quired the woman. The animal then made a rush at him and caught hold of his blouse, but Boudin shook it off. The boar again attacked him, but the young man seized a sickle which the weman had let fall, and defended himself with it. At length he wounded the in tho eye with that instrument, and the animal took to flight. Boudin pursued, and the boar turned repeatedly to attack him. Several peasants after a while came up, and succeeded in kilhnsr the ani- mal. Tho woman in her struggle was slightly bitten in the thumb, but Boudin, though bo had his clothes torn, Was not hurt. JUVENILE PARISIAN ROBBERS.—In the park of Neuilly, for some time past, robberies have been committed, and wanton damage has been done to property. The pol co ascertained that the perpetrators of these acts were four boys, the eldest of whom is not fiitoan. After minute inquiries they further learned that these lads had esta. blished their residence in an abandoned building situate at the extremity of an uncultivated field in the Rue des Arts at Champsrret. Going there yesterday they found saucepans, pots, spits for r asting, and other kitchen utensils, knives, forks, drinking eupain silver and tin, a bedstead constructed of planks placed on bits of wood, trunks of trees cut in such a way as to form seats, and lastly a pack of cards and various pamphlets. As there were remains of a fire, it was clear that the place had only recently been occupicd, and some articles were found which turned out to have been stolen the night before from a tradesman in tho neighbourhood. The owner of the building was tent for, and he was astounded to find that it had served as the residence of a band of robbers. In the course of the day two of the little thieves were captured, and the other two will no doubt soon bo in Custody.— Galigvani. A STORM BURSTING ON THE VATICAN.—A letter from Rome of the 2nd inst., in tho Monde, s tys:—" During the terrible storm waich burst over this city, two even- ings back, a waterspout in the form of a cone, wide and luminous at the upper part, and coming from the south. West, traversed the gardens apd the vineyards near the San Spirito gate, aud fell on the Vatican. The eighty lightning conductors which protect that residence first received the discharge of the terrible serian ar. tillery, after which the point of the cone was seen to Whirl round in the great court of San Dama'o on which the fresco paintings of Raphael open. Immediately the large glazed doors and the immense windows of the gallery were blown in and smashed to pieces. The numerous inmates of that residence were greatly terrified and almost looked for its total destruction. From the detonations and frightful noise, which made the palace tremble to its foundation, some persons felt per- suaded that a mine mast have exploded beneath the Pope's apartment. In a. large room called the Hall of Constantine, which contains the fresco of Julio Romano, all the windows were broken. Portions of the glass globes which surrounded the gas burners in the largo court yard were found stuck in the wall of an apartment in another court. The large Genoese slates, more than a third of an inch in thickness, which covered the Belve- dere, flew about like so many feathers. Fortunately none of Raphael's pictures wore injured. The arsenal suffeied but slightly." THE BISHOPRIC OF HONOLULU.—On Sunday, the Rev. Thomas Nettleship Staley, M.A., formerly Fellow of Queen's College, Cambridge, was to have been conse- crated Bishop of Honc'ulu in the parish church of Lam. beth, but the ceremony was postponed in consequence of Communications which '.i-ero addressed to the A: c bishop -Of Canterbury by the j.ord Chancellor and Sir VViiliani Atherton, the Attorney-General. Towards the close of last year the King of Hawaii wrote to Her Majesty the Queen, expressing his desire to receive a mission from the Church of England, headed by a Bishop, with a view of planting the Church in the Hawaiian islands. The matter was brought before Convocation, when the appointment of missionary bishops was warmly advocated by the Bishop of Oxford and other prelates and opposed by the Bishop of London. In order that the views of the King of the Sandwich Islands might be carried into effect, a commit, tee was appointed, consisting of the Bishop of Oxford, Archdeacon Bickersteth, Lord Robert Ceci', M.P., Mr. Beresford Hope, Mr. Hubb trd, M.P., tho Hon. Douglas Gordon, and other gentlemen; and it was agreed that having respect to the importance of the Sandwich Islands as a proper centre of Christian influerce in tho North Pacific Archipelago, as as to the immediate needs of the actual population of the Hawaiian group, an earnest appeal should be made to the Church at home, aud the gonerd arrangements WflO left to the Rev. William Denton, M.A., incumbent of St. Bartholomew's Church, Cripplegate. In accordance with Mr. Denton's recommendation, Mr. Slaley was appointed to the bishopric, Sir Richard Betheil (now Lord Chancellor) and Sir William Atherton having given 1 heir opinion that the consecration of missionary bishops was p rfectly legal. Un the strength of this opinion Bishops Mackenzie and Patteson were consecrated—the one by the Bishop of Cape Town, for Africa, and the other by the Bishop of New Zealand, for the Pacific Islands. All the arrange- ments for Mr. Staley's consecration were made, but on Friday tLe Archbishop wrote to him to say that all was at an end, a.t ;e st, for a t me. On the suggestion of tho Bishop of Lonaon, the Lord Chan- cellor and Sir William A herton wrote to the Arch- bishop, telling him that they now doubted about the rightfulness ot the opinion which they had given, and which had been submitted to Convocation, as to the powers of the English bishops to consecrate a bishop for parts beyond the British territory without a lieenco Irom the Crown. This licence, it is believed, cannot be given, so that all is at a standstill. As there are likely to be serious consequences following from this refusal, and pos. sibly grave political embarrassments, the Arehhui op is anxious to surmount the difficulty created by the Bishop of London, and within the last few days has requested an interview with the Kir.g of Hawaii's Consul-General, and has laid an official letter from li m before Earl Russell, so that perhaps the difficulties may be got over. Drcovnty OF DR. BAIKIE.—ANOTHER DAHOMET MAFSACRE.—Tho royal mail steamship, Ethiope, has ar. rived from the Wes: Coast of Africa. By this arrval we are placed in possession of news whit h cannot fail to interest the publ c. We allu le to the long lost African explorer, Dr. Baikie, regarding whose fa'e there has been so much speculation. It will be remembered that Dr. Baikie was attached for some time to the expedition, and the iast heard from him-until tho p.e.-ent time—was upwardi of two years ago. Since then the fate of himself and his assistant was a mystery, but it was generally believed that lie had either perished from the sickness aud fatigue incident on his expioratior.3, Or that he had fallen :1 victim to s >me of the sivige tribes of the country. Wo arc, however, glad to say that theadventuroasexp'or r and hi. assistant have at last been dif-cove ed alive and well, after residence of two years amongst the natives, du il1g" which time they were without communication with Europeans. During liis two years' sojourn among the natives, tho Dr. enjoyed tolerably good health, and had likewise made some inte- resting researches ia connection w:t > the exploration of the Niger. The last advices left Dr. Baikie at the con- fluence of the river. The exploring steamer Su bnam, and the other vessels engaged in the expedition, iind ■ o. turned to the mouth of the Niger, after having be n up to the confluence. Her Majesty's steamer Espoir ac- companied the vessels for protection; after which she sailed for the Island of Ascension. Another of those diabolical massacres, which are a stigma on mankind, was about to bo carried into effect at Dahomey. The cannibal king was sroing to have another "grand custom." This sacrifice is to celebrate the new yam season, and the preparations were to have been of th > most complete character. All the principal natives and traders at Lagos had received invitations to be present to witness the ceremony of cutting off the heads of ab, ut 2,000 human beings. From this it would appear that too protest lately made against such acts of barbarism by the British Government, through the late Mr. Consul Footo, has had no effect on the King of DahomeYl and the gene- ral opinion is that, until "his majesty is disposed of by summary or other means, this reign of terror will not abate. The cul tivation of the country around Dahomey down to the very seabord was neglected in cnscquence of the observance of the cruelties. Hunting parties had been Bent out to capture from neighbouring tribes the unhappy victims for the sacrifices. From L a-oa we learn that a report was very prevalent at that place that the ex-king had mustered about 2,000 natives underarms for the pur- pose of taking the acting governor of Lagos, Commander Boddingfield, R.N., prisoner, and massaereing the mer- chants. The plot, however, had exploded, and the ex. king was said to have vanished. The King (Popple) of Bonny was still on boar 1 his vessel, tha Iknclak, in tho Bonny river. His subjects were equally divided, some ready to support his being reinstated, others, and powerful chiefs, determined to oppose him. Her 31a.. jesty's ship Bloodhound paid a visit to the river, at tn request of the English traders, to proiect the British interests in case of a civil war between tho > wo parties.
ANOTHER STORM AND LOSS OF LIFE* ) The Yiolent storm which swept over the north-east coast with such fearful results, on Saturday week, has been followed by another, within eight days, no less violent, and scarcely* less disastrous in its effects. Along the line of coast running from the Humber to Flambro' Head it has fallen with a severity un- precedented for many years, and the beach, within several miles of Bridlington, was, last Monday, literally covered with stranded vessels and wrecks. On Sunday the bay was a surging mass of broken water, and as the wind swept onward in its mad career, ren- dered more fearful by showers of pelting rain, the in- habitants became alarmed for the safety of a fleet of small coasting vessels, lying off the roadstead. During Saturday night there were wild gusts of wind from the sonth-east, which on Sanday rose to a hurricane, and soon lashed the sea into huge swelling billows, which, as they rolled forward in rapid succession, broke midway to the beach. Several of the vessels attempted to take the harbour, almost inaccessible from the weight of the sea breaking across the bar, and were more or less disabled, whilst others, lelas fortunate, in vain tried to sail out of the bay, and were driven upon the beach at various points, until, within view of the town, no fewer than thirteen wrecks could be counted left stranded on the sands. The following are the names of vessels driven on shuro during the storm :—The Catherine Frazer, Venus, and Dove, of Lynn; the Goodwill, Waterwitcb, and Sylph, of Whitby the Undine, John and Jane, and Petrel, of Yarmouth; the Euphemia, of Ipswich; the William and Jane, of Inverness the Hoop, of Holland and the Favourite, of Sunderland. SHIELDS, Monday Foreuoou.-A most fierce gale of wind came on to blow from the S.E. about daybreak yesterday; and at tide time it was a perfect hurricane the sea also rising fearfully, and the rain coming down in torrents. The scene was quite appaling. Several vessels made their way through the tremendous sea, and reached the Tyne in safety. The Ivanhoe, screw stea- mer, from Leith to Dunkirk, which sought shelter, was quite disabled when she reached the harbour, and several vessels had most narrow escapes. A fleet of light vessels were expected from London, and great anxiety was ex- pressed lest they should arri ve of the coast after dark, and attempt to take the harbour at the night tide, but that did not occur. The fleet was caught off Flamborough Head by the gale, and at one time it was so intense the cap- tains thought that all their vessels must be driven ashore. But fortunately as the forenoon advanced, and the gale had lashed itself into a hurricane, instead of getting round more to the eastward as they feared, it began to blow more from the southward, and the vessels got a good oiling and so escaped. The gale suddenly ceased blowing between five and six last night. To-day the wind is from the south, and the sea falling. About fifty light vessels have arrived in the Tyne.
I SHIPWRECK OFF LIVERPOOL. On Tuesday afternoon much anxiety and grief were caused in Liverpool, in consequence of the announcement that the barque Prompt, Captain Whittle, bound from Akyab to Liverpool, had foundered about eignfc miles north of the Bell Buoy, at four p.m. on the previous day. During the entire day of Sunday, and up to about two o'clock on Monday, a strong gale, accompanied with a very heavy sea, blew over Liverpool, and from the numerous catastrophes reported, must have extended a long way down the channel. The tug boats and coasting steamers which arrived up to noon on Monday reported the weather as being very stormy outside, and that there was a tre- mendous sea on in the vicinity of the Bell Buoy. As an instance of the nature of these seas we may mention that the paddle steamer Shamrock, trading between Liver- pool and Sligo, when near the B. 11 Buoy, there was a strong gale blowing from the westward at the time-she shipped a sea which did considerable damage to her bul. warks, and drowned a number of sheep, and other live stock. On Mindly morning the Prompt, from Itangoon via Akyab, was reported to be off the port, but as the tide did not answer until the afternoon, she was hardly ex- pected to reach the river before evening. Unfortunately such was not the case; and we have to chronicle, in connection with this vessel, a fearful catastrophe. After a prosperous homeward voyage, aud within sight of the port of her destination, and the hom< s of her sailors, it is grieving to think that such a late should overtake the vessel and 15 of her crew. The Prompt was a North American built ship, having been constructed at Quebec in 1853. She was 767 tons burden, and at the time she foundered had a cargo of rice and cotton on board. The following ij the statement of Capt. John Whittle, commander of. the Prompt:—" We left Rangoon on the 15th June with a cargo of rice, and on the 6th November we left Queenstown (where we called for orders) tor Liverpool. Our crew consisted of eighteen men and boys, and one of the crew, Nicholas Johns, was left at Queens- town unwell. We took on board Shaw, of No. o Piiot- boat, at Point Lynas, on Sunday. We lan up to the N. W. Lightship on Monday morning, intending, if pos- eible, to enter the port when the tide answered. The wind at this time was blowing very fresh from W. by S., with thick weather. We tried to work off the ship to the N., with close reefed topsails, so as to clear the banks. About noon, and while about ten miles distant from the Bell Buoy,a heavy beam sea struck the vessel, and at once dis- abled her. By the pilot's advice we cut away the mizen- mast to ease the ship. About three o'clock, when the vessel was on the point of foundering, the steam tuar Brother Jonathanhove up and tried to take us in tow. She threw us a hawser line, and seeing that the ship was likely to settle down forward, five of the men tied themselves to it. The rope, however, got entangled in the cat-head, and though one of the men got on board the steamer, the other four went down with the sh p, which soon after went over on her beam ends, settling down for some time previously at the bows. At this time I was in the cabin with the steward, and he was trying to put on a life belt, when the sea broke in upon us. lie was drowned in the companion-way, and I managed to work my way up by the holes on the wheel-house. Here I was washed into the sea, with John Murphy, the first mate, and a little boy named G-o ge Murray, who could not swim. While in the sea the wheel-house bruke from the ship with a fearful noise, and with great difficulty we managed to reach it. The sea capsized the wheel-house several times, but by obeying my directions Murray always managed to hold on to it, while I and Murphy swam about at inter- vals. The ship at this timo drifted to leeward, and soon foundered, I don't know what became of the other men, for all the boats were smashed and the cargo shifted, while the sea was fearfully hi--Ii. At last the crew of the Brother Jonathan managed to throw life buoys to us and haul us on board cOlllpl to ly exhausted. Nothing could surpass tho kindness of the captain and crow of ths Fteamer, who, though drenched and worn out with fatigue, lent us their dry clothes and gave us hot coffee and other food." FOUNDEHINB OF ANOTHER VESSEL.—Another sad oc- currence was a I.so reported on Tuesday at Li vorpooT but for. tunately nn.ittfnded with ioss (jf Ji e, although the crew underwent much suffering troin cod and hunger. It appears that the schooner Younir Gipsy, from Newport to Liverpool, with a ca-go of bar iron, was caught in the gale on Alo iday, while off the port. For several hours the vessel was knocked about in the must lamentable manner, the sea making a clean sweep over her, carrying all moveables ove.-I,o,ird, and it was with the utmost diffi. culty that the Clew could kocp themselves secure. Ult:. mately, however, the vessel became uumanage tble, and sunk when off Rltyl. The schooner's bo-its had beon washed away long before, and t he only hope of succour for the crew lay in the rigging, which they, after much difficulty, succeeded in gaining. While lure the sea con- tinued t,) make a clear breach over them, and the suffer- ings of the crew were severo in the extreme. The nigl t was fearfully cold, and it w.,s with the utmost determina- tion and love ot life," as one of the poor fellows not in. appropriately termed it, that they clung to their precari. ous support, in the hope that daylight would discover their position to some vessel ne; r. Their hopes, for- tunately, were not to be futile, for at an early hour they observed a boat mailing toward them, and after some time had elapsed, they made her out to be the Point of Ayre lifeboat coming t. their rescue. At ten o'clock the boat reached them, and in a few minutes after tho poor fellows were safe.
Mr. C. IT. Furlong, Vice-Consul for Sirez de la Fron- tera, transacted business on Tuesday at the Foreign Office. Tho number of emigrants into Buenos Ayres during the first seven months of the present year was upwards of 4,000. The stoppage is announced of Messrs. Kelly and Co., the extensive printers and publishers, of Old Boswell- court, Temp e- bar. They are wl'll-kvOWD as the publishers court, "Post-otHco London Direcory.' The expenses att. tiding the creation of tho Duchess of Sutherland to the di.cingnished honours lately conferred on her, in the wjy of fee- and stamps, are as follows:- As fees Couutoss Cromartie, i.2,367 14-. Sd.; Viscountess Tarbet, X-116 -s.; Barone s Cas'eham, £ 'l iS o;. md.1. Baroness Mucleod, iiO-l 8s. 2d. Stamps, £ 1,870. Toial £ 5,462 l(is. THE LATE BOHHERY OF £ 211 AT OAKHAM Ou Monday last, a man named William Lt es, and his u i to, were brought up at the Stamford Police-court, charged with being concerned in tho aixwe robbery. It appears that the prisoners had been oiitJling- a X5 :ioteit sc-er, I shops at Stamford, and offered it for less than £ ■'>. It is supfosed that it is one of tiie notes sÍL!pn from a pe!1-;()D named William Walding while at Ojkham lair. The prisoners were taken to Oiikham to be tried. POACHING APFRAY ON THE TUENTUAJI ESTATE.—A collision of a de-perate character took piaco on Monday morning on the Trontham estate. A gang of poachers, to the number of about a dozen, had, abcut five a.m., commenced their operations iu a Held near the Menu. ment, and had fixed a couple of rabbit nets, which tiey were endeavouring- to till by the customary "beating up," wh n they were pounced upon by three of the Duke of Sutherland's koo ers. A furious battle bolwesn the two parties at once commenced, and for a time the keepers held their ground Lut the numerical superiority of tha poachers told in the end, and the miscreants succeeded in making off, after having administered frightful punish- ment to the keepers. Or'these, an old man was dread- luily beiten over the l ead and tace and in m-iiiv parts of the body h:1" lie is pxpecte-l to vocover. The o'her i I ¡ ,4 ¿. t
11-lmA FIKE AT STOCXPORtl4 J, ——— 0 An alarming fire occurred on Tuesday morning at ad Mt?iaive cotton mill in Stockport, known a,3 the Mersey, Kill, belonging to the firm of Messrs. Kershaw, Lemij and Co. The premises, which are situated on the Dan™ of the river Mersey, occupy a considerable space between; the river and Heaton-lane, and have a frontage also to> Wellinffton-road. In an enclosed court, a building six! otoreys high, runs for 300 yards parallel with the river J and in the centre is a clock tower and a staircase, to the right of which is a room which was used as a mixing and blowing room. In this room, on Monday at noon, a fira was discovered, which threatened to be a very serious affair; but by the prompt use of the appliances on the premises, the flames were, as it was supposed, BUb. uued without any serious consequences. Watchmen were placed on the premises throughout tho night; but, notwithstanding this precaution, the fire burst forth with fresh vigour at two o'clock on Tuesday morning, having made its way into the top storey and the attic. The flames spread with great rapidity, right and left, illumii Bating the whole of the town, and spreading no smallf amount of consternation among the inhabitants. Thd engines of the Stockport Fire Brigade, under the charge of Mr. Thomas Fcsbrook, the West of England Insurance Company's engine, and the, Volunteer Fire Brigadei were promptly on the spot, and worked with com- mendablo energy and spirit. Three jets belonging to the mill were also set to work. The lower part of the mill is fireproof, and the main energies of the combined forces collected together were directed to saving the ad- joining premises, belonging to Mr. Bowlas, and the por- tion of the Mersey Mili which was not fireproof. Thus the damage was entirely confined to the top storey and attic of the mill, where there was machinery for windingi beaming, warping, twisting, &c. The whole of this por- tion of the mill was destroyed and the damage to the stock, independently of the building, is calculated at be- tween £ 3,000 and £ 4,000. The firemen did not cease their operations until after eleven o'clock in the morning. Thai building is insured in the Imperial, Manchester, General,; and West of England offices. About 1,000 hands were employed at the mill, and they were all workinc, full time. It is gratifying to know that the cata: trophj is not likely to suspend work in the mill more tli::n s ilek. J
ROMANCE IN REAL LIl K An apparently smart-looking youth, weari;1^ n Urge woollen plaid wrapper, who turned out to be female masquerading in man's clothes,was charged at Uhf Westminster Police Court, on Tuesday, with being impli- cated in a very extensive robbery, comm. tted under pecu- liar and romantic circumstances. lnspeetor Humphrey said that, on Thursday night last, he went to 29, Bess.: borough-gardens, where he found a poker broken in the hall, with human hair and blood sticking on it. Thera was more human hair about the passage, and a pail ap- parently containing blood. A window leading to tha rear of the premises was open and a pane ot glass had been cut out; a panel had been cut out of a room door, and there were marks of a person having passed through it. C iockq, plate, and other valuables were wrapped up in bundles. The whole house had been ransacked, and a vast quantity of property carried off. There was nothing to explain these singular circumstances and appearances, aud the result of inquiries onty put wit- ness in possesion of the fact that a young man had left the house that evening, with some boxes and a port- manteau, in a cab, and was driven to the Eastern Coun- ties Railway. It was there ascertained that a similar young man went that night by the last train to Brent- wood. Witness went there and ascertained that the party described is the young man, but whom he suspected to be the female servant disguised, had stopped there for a night. It was next found that the supposed young man had gone to Yarmouth; and witness, retu- uing to town, despatched Police-constable Sheen to Yar- mouth.—Sheen said he went to a house in Yarmouth- whore he saw a big box, by which the luggage had been mainly traced; and inquired of the landlady of the house whether a young man had recently come there with that box. The landlady replied in the affi'.mative, and said that he would be at home soon, having then gone to church. Witness sat down for about three quarters of an hour, when the prisoner came, in the same garb as she now appeared. Witness then told her that he knew her to be Mary Newall, and that- she was his prisoner for robbing the house of her mastar., Mr. Barker, 2!), Bessborouh Gardens. He then told her that as she was not a man lie could not himself search her, and, therefore, requested her to give up any property she had about her. She then produed a pursai containing X2 5s., a few pence and Turkish gold coins gold pen, and gold watch, a pipe, some tobacco andl fusees.—Mr. Barker proved that the property produced; in a large case was his, and had been carried off last Thursday night. The prisoner was his servant. Thai property conzist-d of wearing apparel, linen, jewellery^ and miscellaneous articles. The e was also a groat quan- tity of property of the same description belonging to 110: visitor of the hcupe which had also been removed.—Mr. I Paynter remanded the prisoner.for a week. I
THE DUBLIN OUTRAGE. > A meeting of gentlemen desirous of presenting a testi-j monial to Miss Jolly was held on Saturday, in Moles.; worth-street, Dublin. The chair was taken by Mr. Vancoj J.P., who said that, having observed that a great desiref was evinced by the people of Dublin to present Miss JoUy; with some testimonial, with a view to express their adm1 ration of her heroic conduct, and to compensate her ini tome measure for the suffering which he had undergone,, he, with one ortwoothers, thought it would be a good thing; to give the public an opportunity of carrying out their in-I tention. The object was one in which he warmly sympai .hised, and he would give it his earnest support. Dr.' Tweddy said that if a committee was appointed and work he matter properly, he believed there never was a move-I ment in Dublin which would be more warmly responded; to than the present. It appeared to him as if the in- habitants of Dublin were divided into two parties on this; matter-one sympathising with Curran, the convicted] bman-(no, no)—and the other with Miss Jolly. The first class-the sympathisers wi!h the convict-were, he, believed, exclusively connected with the car-drivers; that other embraced every right-thinking person in the com"; munity. He believed every respectable parent in Dublin; would like to evince in some practical manner the entertained of what they owed to Miss Jol.y, who by 3sr courageous and spirited conduct throughout thiat iransacticn had done more for their comfort and in.. iependence than a- y other lady within his recollec ion.' By coming forward boldly to prosecute the miscreanfr who had assailed her in so cowardly a manner, shdt had done much to prevent the recurrence of such, tin outrage in future and every father and mother )f a family were therefore deeply indebted to her, Dn that account. In every house which he entered h. found the greatest sympathy and admiration expressed) for this young lady, and he repeated that a movement to; present her wi h a suitable testimonial would obtain warm and general support. Mr. Sadlier Stoney observed, that, independent of what they owed to Miss Jolly for her. heroic conduct, the cit zens of Dublin should subscribe; to present her with a testimonial, if for no other purpose, than to show women what they oucht to do under similar, jircums'nnoos. The knowledge of the shrinking modesty: of the female sex, which indisposed them to give pub-i licity to such matters, was an inducement to cowardly* ruffians to commit outrages on females whom they foundi. anprotected. They relied on the natural dislikeof a woman, ;o bring them to justice bccause of the publicity which such* a. proceeding would necessarily entail. The fact that Misaj Jolly had come forward to p--osecu' e her assailant, and the! eonviction of the culprit, would deter ill-disposed personaj from attempting to perpetrate such outrages; and tha; jxample which Miss Jolly had set was one that ought toj Do followed by every woman who might have the misfor-. iune to be similarily circumstanced Some conversation; ensued as to the propriety of holding a pub ic meeting l theRotundo, or elsewhere. The idea seemed to be favour-i ably entertained, but nothing was determined on. Dr., Tweedy offered the use of his drawing-rooms, which wouldl hold two hundred persons, for any meeting that might bey iecided on, if a more suitable place could not be obtained.: A number of subscriptions were then handed in, and, provisional committee, to carry out the object which thei meeting had in view, was appointed. ( „
I Grisi has been engaged for a ser'es of farewell performs nees in the Northern States of America. His Royal Highness the Duke of Cambridge artived aty jrloucester House on Saturday from Windsor Castle. A conge d'elire has passed the Great Seal, for tha. 5lection of Dr. Thomson to the see of Gloucester andj Bristol. The Sunday Times announces the death of Miss Lizzyi Stuart (Mrs. A. S. Tcmson), who ob'ained con-iderabla1 celebritvin an ent rtainment entitled A Peep at Soot "dI lanfl through her Song\" On Saturday morning about eleven o'clock, a trades- man named Bedford, (tarrying on business as an oil and! colourman, in Great Bath-street, Clerkenwell, had been* for a walk, and having returned he complained of slight, indisposition, and said he would lie down on the bed for; tl short time. He did so, and was shortly afterwards dis- xivered to bo lifeless. The deceased was about 50 yearit of age. STRANGE PROCEEDINGS IN THE BEVERLEY TOTVJT COUNCIL.—The Bevei-ley Town Council met on Monday. Mr. Alderman Arden moved that the Watch Committee be instruo'e l to'n^'ii- :1.: y of the bor. ugh antl b. t- .-iif-h s' as doom necessary. — It yj:,r t i f, ioi!, madesomerorr.arbi as to Mr. J. TTin l (a Lib.-rai n c rater of tlie Council) walk- ing nt the I!e:t,l Cf a rr. b, 01: the evening of the Ifitli of October la^t, which -ad mob broke several windows.—> Mr. Cook (T oryi hore made some unpleasant personal ailtiszi-)n- to Iiizid, and said he ought to have been imprisoned for the part he had taken.—Mr. Hind denied that lie had walked at the head of a mob. He with bun., dreds of his fellow townsmen, had walked in a procession, to celebrate thetrinmph of the so-called "rioters." With regard to the remark of Mr. Cook, he might as well say if; he (Mr. Cook) had his deserts he deserved transporting Mr. Cook I never set fire to a stack. You rascal! von villain you scoundrel! what do I want transporting for ? You deserve transporting for firing a stack. (Great dis- order.) Mr. Hind: Now, sir, you have charred me with arson-you have said that I set fire to a stack, and that stack was insured. I hope you ftlio reporters] have tikon down Mr. Cook's words, for, I shall try the question else- where.—Mr. Cook, (greatly excit d): You fire a liar- I did not say so. (Increased commotion.) The Council „4 <.1, scone) broke up in disorder.—/>*•»