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distraction. So much was she mained in the most inconsolable under the influence of terror in state. the first instance, that instead of SUICIDE.-Thursday night, be* taking the direct course to Mr. tween ten and eleven o'clock, a Jones's, through Gibbs's stable gentleman of respectable appearyard, she ran up Bonnit's stable- ance, went into the toll-house of yard, where there is no thorough- Waterloo Bridge, and requested fare. At length she discovered change for a shilling. He apher error, and renewed her speed peared quite collected, but soon till she reached Mr. Jones's shop, after he got through the gate, he where she with difficulty explain- mounted the coping stone, and ed the horrible cause of her agi- immediately threw himself off tation, Mr. Jones was fortunately into the Thames. Several waterat home, and having procured men have dragged for the body, the usual antidotes, lost not a but without effect. moment in accompanying Mrs. A few days since, a man of coStuart back to Hill-street, where lour, nick-named, Tippoo Saib, he administered to his Lordship, in the employ of a coach-master, now almost in a state of stupor, in Swallow-street, undertook, for the strongest emetics, and used a trifling wager, to chew and every means which his skill and swallow a tumbler glass—which ingenuity could suggest, to re- he did ; but was shortly after move the poison from his sto taken ill, and died in great pain. mach; all, however, without The Gazette of Fashion, says effect. Sir Henry Halford and « The most beautiful artificial Dr. Baillie were sent for in every roses are formed of the skin palpossible direction, and at length licle, which lies between the the former arrived, and was soon shell and the white of eggs. afterwards followed by the latter. This very delicate substance is These gentlemen added their so fine and pliable, that it repreefforts to those of Mr. Jones, but sents, admirably, the Rosa Cenwe lament to state with as little tifolia.” success. The quantity of the It is a little singular, that Bardeadly potion was too great to ad- nett, who was recently executed mit of its destructive effects being at Leicester, was the principal obviated, and at half-past four evidence against Babington, who o'clock the heart-rending scene was executed at the same place was closed by the death of their (along with the Luddites), five patient. To describe the agony years ago, for setting fire to a of Mrs. Stuart on the completion stack of oats. He afterwards of this, the worst of her terrors, married Babington's widow, and is beyond the power of human finally got hanged himself for pen. She, at length, overcome poisoning her. by her feelings, sunk into insensi- CÓRK, MAY 7.-Three men were bility, and for some time appre- lately executed in Cork, for burhensions were entertained that glary; the case of one of them, she could not survive the shock. as contrasted with the other two, Her daughter, and every branch is particularly worthy of notice. of the family, were almost equally He was an old man, and in rags, affected, and have ever since re- his name was Mahony. He de. clared solemnly in the presence wife. He has had two former of that God, before whom he was wives, both of whom are now shortly to appear, that he had living, and married to two other never been sworn a whiteboy, men. His present wife, by this nor ever joined them by day or union, has at once become a night ; that he had never robbed wife, a mother, a grandmother, before, or injured any man to the and an aunt. value of a shilling; and, looking HoDIE MIHI; CRAS TIBI-A cirat Murphy, one of the culprits, cumstance of a very extraordinary said very placidly~" It was you nature lately occurred in Pemthat induced me to go with you brokeshire. Daniel Evans, of on that fatal night, but I forgive Llannwthan, near Fishguard, imyou; and, furthermore, I declare pelled by a benevolent wish of I would not have gone with you, providing a coffin for the interbut that myself and my family ment of his wife (who was then wanted the necessaries of life, considered dangerously ill, but and a bit to eat, which you well is now in a fair way of recovery), knew. I am going to die,” he went to the above town for that said, turning to the crowd, “ you purpose ; but so narrow and imall pity me, but I am as composed perfect is human foresight, that, and happy as on the night of my after having completed the barmarriage.”
gain, he became intoxicated-reSINGULAR CASE.—Married, at turned home that evening, and Hull, on the 26th ultimo, Mr. at ten o'clock the following Spencer Watkinson, pipe-maker, morning, he himself stood in of Brigg, aged forty-eight, to need of the same article which Miss Eliza Smith, aged sixteen, was kindly intended for his beyoungest sister to his son's first loved spouse.
COURT AND FASHIONABLE GLEANER. We regret to hear, that His the Post Office, Hope's Waggon Majesty's health is said to be in Office, &c. a state, to render his continen- Workmen are busily occupied tal visit, this summer, unad- in making new improvents at the visable.
Pavilion. His Majesty's recent purchase, Mr. Mash, of the Lord Chamwe are credibly informed, does berlain's Office, has had orders not extend to the whole of the to go to Holyrood-House, Scothouses on the east side of land, to prepare it for a visit from Prince's-place-Clement's music the King for next year, shop, being the southernmost in- The King's Cottage, in Wind cluded in the bargain; to the sor Great Park, is now finished, south extreme of which, we are and, with all its improvements, also informed, a wall will be ready to receivę his Majesty, and erected. The purchase includes a most extensive suite of visitors, during the race-week, on Ascot- one in the centre, 48 fcet in diHeath. The range of apart- ameter, with walks 10 feet wide, ments, newly built, and which fancifully crossing each other, in were intended for Sir B. Bloom- leading from clump to clump; field, have been assigned to the as also a walk 20 feet wide from Lord High Steward, and his large the southern to the northern enfamily.
trances, breaking off round the His Majesty honoured Drury centre clumps, into those on the lane Theatre, on Wednesday eastern and western sides. As evening last, with his presence. the northern division is the small“ God save the King," was sung est, it would, perhaps, be well to four times ; and his Majesty re- make the walks and clumps tired highly gratified with the therein, narrower and smaller demonstrations of loyalty and than those in the southern diaffection which were expressed vision. towards him. The performances Lord Wiltshire, Major Staplewere-The Siege of Belgrade, and ton, Hon. Captain Jones, Captain Monsieur Tonson.
Burdett, and a party of the 10th Although our races will, by Hussars took their farewell dinthe circumstance of Mr. Mabbott ner, on Monday, the 13th instant, having deprived the town of the at the Old Ship Tavern. They use of his ground, not possess are now at Richmond, but will the advantage of the stakes that shortly embark for Ireland. were previously made, yet the Sir Benjamin Bloomfield, has sports will, ini consequence, ex- recently made some considerable perience but little, if any, dimi- purchases in Tipperary, and has nution; as, under the auspices of been appointed a Justice of the the Stewards, fresh stakes are Peace, and Quorum of that county, opened, and which will close on In consequence of the decease the Thursday after Ascot-Heath of Sir Isaac Heard, the following races.
promotions have taken place in A plan for the laying out of the College of Arms :-Sir the Old Steyne inclosures, háš George Nayler, to be Garter been drawn by a gentleman for King of Arms; Ralph Bigland, his own amusement, which, if Ésq.Clarenceux; Edmund Lodge, carried into effect, would by far. Esq. Norroy ; George Frederick sürpass, in beauty and tasteful- Beltz, Esq. Lancaster; and James ness, the heavy broad walk Pulman, Esq. Portcullis. marked out, previously to the Tuesday se'nnight, the remains érection of the fence, which plan of the venerable Sir Isaac Heard is as follows : --A border planted were removed in funeral proceswith hardy shrubs and flowers sion from the College of Arms (which would, doubtless, grow) for interment at St. George's 12 feet wide, next the fence, Chapel, Windsor. The cavalround each division or inclosure, cade consisted of a hearse and circumscribing a walk 16 feet six horses, with four mourning wide, and at each of the four coaches-and-four, and the private corners à clump of shrubs and carriages of several of the nobility flowers, 24 feet in diameter, and and gentry,
TOWN AND COUNTY.
went in chase of, in a four-oared MONDAY. MAY 6.
boat ; and, to bring which to, he Magistrates—Sir D. Scott, T. fired several musket shots when R. Kemp, and — Diggins, Esqrs. about three quarters of a mile dis· On this day an adjourned gene- tant from her; she did not atral quarter sessions of the peace tempt to run away, but made to(at which W. B. Langridge, Esq. wards the shore, where the men the clerk of the peace, attended, landed, and walked towards to cry on and of the court, &c.) Brighton. They did not run, was holden, pursuant to a pla. She had no compass nor lead and carded notice, on the business of line, and only three bags of bal, an application to Parliament, for last on board. He did not conleave to bring in a Bill for the sider three bags of ballast suffierection of the intended Suspen- cient for her-should not like to sion Chain Pier, which met with venture to France in her with less no opposition.
than twelve or fifteen . bags of Henry Partington, Esq. Collec- ballast. She was fitted for eleven tor of Shoreham Customs v. Seven oars and had eight on board. French Boatmen.—This case was She was 44 feet in length, but opened by Mr. Cooper, Solicitor could not say her width-supfor the Customs above mention- posed it to be between five and ed, who stated the defendants to six feet. She was of the dimenhave violated an Act of Parliment sions used by smugglers in Engpassed in the reign of George I., land, but could not say for what in consequence of a practice that purpose she may have been used then prevailed of shipping goods, in France, duty free, for exportation, and Two other witnesses were re-landing them, and thereby de- called, whose evidence merely frauding the Revenue of the duty, went to corroborate that of inasmuch that they were seen, at Taylor, and to state that the pri. a certain distance at sea, in, and soners made no resistance, but to land from, a boat of dimensions surrendered, both themselves and forbidden by the Act in ques- the licence of their boat, quietly, tion, by which the boat was for into their (the officers) custody, feited, and the crew made liable Mr. Faithful, for the defence, to the penalty of £100, or, in shewed, that it was impossible default of payment, to be turned that the Act of George I. could over to his Majesty's navy, for, be intended to extend to foreignwe think, the term of five years. ers. How could, he said, the
John Taylor sworn.-Witness laws of this country, so famed for was a commissioned boat-man, their purity, compe! French subin the preventive service; was jęcts to enter into our navy, and, on duty at Green-way, about half- perhaps, by fighting against their past five a. m. on the 1st of May, own country, become traitors, and saw a boat of suspicious ap- and forfeit their lives to its of pearance, about three miles at sended laws ? sea, which he and four others Sir David Scott, was óf opinion, that, unless there had been, at pear to shew cause why he should least, one British subject in the not be convicted in a penalty, boat, she could not be amenable not exceeding 20s. for plying to British laws, and in which about the streets, his unlicenced. opinion he was borne out by a fly, in opposition to a prohibitory clause of an Act passed in the cause, in that behalf, provided, 59th of George III. This, too, by authority of the Town Act, in was the opinion of the other the Commissioners' Bye Laws. magistrates—and both men and This complaint was supported boat were liberated; but the with much ability, by Mr. T. latter was detained by the Cus- Attree, clerk to the Commissiontom-House authorities, under ers, and as ably defended by Mr, another Act of Parliament, till Faithful, the defendant's solicitor.. the pleasure of the Commission- The bench, animadverting with ers of his Majesty's Customs is much feeling, on account of comknown.
plainants' having thrown a num
ber of families out of bread, by .: THURSDAY, MAY 9.
limiting the number of licences Magistrates-Sir David Scott for flies, and regretted the law and T. R. Kemp, Esq.
of the town compelled them to Cherryman, Lambert and others, convict in the penalty of 6d. and v. Hammond, landlord of the costs; but recommended an apThurlow Arms, public house, in peal against the conviction. Four Edward and George-streets. This other similar convictions took was a complaint against the de- place, the defendants, in most of fendant for suffering singing, which, pleaded guilty. cheering, &c. at a late hour on Henry Partington, Esq. CollecMonday night, in a certain part tor of Shoreham Customs, v. John of his house, fronting some Grinder, a thatcher, residing at dwellings, the property of some, South Lancing. This was an inand in the occupation of others, formation charging the defendant of the complainants, near the with having had seized from his brewhouse, in George-street. possession, by an officer in his Defendant admitted the noise Majesty's preventive service, complained of to have taken seven pieces, containing fortyplace, but stated it to have pro- two India silk handkerchiefs, and ceeded from the loyal and con- three black silk shawls, the value vivial singings and cheerings of of which being trebbled, accordthe members of a respectable ing to law, amounted to £54. tradesman's club, who had that Defendant was convicted in day dined and spent their even the penalty of £36. ing together, and who he could ņot prevent from trespassing up- .
SATURDAY, MAY 11. on time.-Complainants acknow Magistrates-Şir David Scott, ledged they never before had and T. R. Kemp, Esq. cause for a similar complaint. At the Town Hall.-Hillman, a Complaint dismissed. . miller, at Danes-hill, v. his wife,
The Town Commissioners of Hobbs and Hobbs, brother and sisBrighton, v. George Howard, a fly- ter.-Complainant's wife, aided man.Defendant was cited to ap- by the other defendants, on Tuess