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shout from the multitude awed live~no man shall kill the king." him to forbear. “ The king! Thus were the lives of captain the king !” burst forth from every Fowler and his men preserved, lip. “What! kill the king and they afterwards reached No, no, let all the strangers Sydney in safety.
A London print, some little style there was nothing to retime since, in speaking of the gret, but every thing to praise. death of a lady at the advanced « Non nobis Domine;" age of 105, observes, that to- save the King ;" and numerous wards the latter part of her life, delightful glees were sung. Sir she was exemplary for her chas- George Smart presided at the
piano-forte. A national monument is short- It is now said that parliament ly to be erected to the memory will not rise till the third of of Shakespear, under the patron- August. The House of Comage of his majesty.
mons, it is understood, will The earl of Warwick succeeds finish the business, at present on the late marquis of Hertford, as the list, or announced for dislord lieutenant and custos rotulo- cussion, about the twenty-fifth rum of Warwick.
instant, when it will adjourn to At the celebrated institution of the above-mentioned day. Duthe deaf and dumb, at Paris, one ring the interval, the upper house of the éléves was asked the mean- will dispose of the bills which ing of the word gratitude. He are at present on its table, or immediately took his pen, and may afterwards be sent for its wrote “ the memory of the concurrence ; and on the third heart."
the prorogation will take place As a proof of the healthful by a speech from the throne. It state of the inhabitants of the is a rare occurrence to see parcity of London, which, within its liament extending its sitting into walls, contains ninety-seven the month of August. parishes, we learn by the last An American paper says" If weekly bills of mortality, that the Scotch bagpipes were to be the number of deaths did not ex- played occasionally for a few ceed fifteen.
days, in any place infested with On Monday, July 1, the gen- rats, they would immediately tlemen of his majesty's chapel quit the premises, and never reroyal, had their annual feast at turn." Freemasons' tavern; when, in A man was taken into custody addition to some fine haunches in this city on Sunday evening, of venison, sent them by the June 30, on suspicion of being king, several rarities were pro- implicated in the late 'horrid duced, which were served up murder of a young man, near in a complete and excellent Horncastle. He was drinking
at a small public-house, by the deprived us of all that we had water-side, and the landlord and saved out of our commercial another person being in conver- establishments at Smyrna and sation on the subject, he contra- Constantinople they also robdicted them, and said, “ he bed us of our plate, and what ought to know more than they, was still more dreadful, did not for he was the last person in his respect our honour in our wives company.” This assertion, and
our daughters! And how his accurately describing the should we forget their insults wounds and marks of blood on and their blows ? Whilst thouthe deceased, induced them to sands of Greeks, torn away from cause his apprehension. He the town and the villages, were underwent an examination on employed from morning till Monday, and it is hoped that a night, during nine months, in sufficient clue will be afforded digging the ground to make a to bring to justice the perpe
ditch round the stle, without trators of the horrid deed. --Lin- receiving any pay or rationscoln Mercury.
those merciless taskmasters were Most of the French papers not satisfied; but striking them contain a letter from a Greek with whips or stones, exclaimed, merchant, a native of Scio, who with an insulting laugh, Dig effected his escape to Trieste; on, dig on, christian dogs, and and, who, after relating the cru- you will find christendom, or elties committed by the Turks, your Christ, who is buried during the destruction of that there !" Our archbishop was town, shews how unprovoked one of the hostages. One Monthey were, in the following day in the holy week, they were words :
reciting in a low tone, in their “On the breaking out of the dungeon, the prayers of our insurrection we gave to the dis- church; their furious keepers loyal Turks the surest proofs of fired upon them through the airour submission, having rejected gate, and killed two of them. fourteen months ago, the propo- One of these victims was the sals of the insurgent Greeks, and respectable geronte, or burgosupplied the commander of the master, of our city M. Angareton. castle with abundant provisions, This is, my friend, what induced and all sorts of ammunition for our countrymen to receive the unexpected necessities. But what Samians, for the Turks had recompense did our solicitude driven us to despair." The and submission obtain from those writer then describes the calamisanguinary wolves! First, un- ties of his own family—his wife der the pretence of holding hos- and children being amongst the tages, they threw one hundred captives sent to be sold as slaves ! and twenty of our chief citizens Surely, when such details are into dungeons. From time to read, it is not too much to hope, time, they did not fail to behead that in their zeal for peace, the some of them, in order to strike allied powers will not have forgreater dismay into the inhabi- gotten the wretched victims of tants. They laid contributions on Ottoman ferocity, and that if contributions : they not only they turn aside the sword that would strike the Mahometan One of the women had a burden empire to the ground, they will, on her back; on being asked if at least, compel their merciful she carried a child in her plaid ? protégés to sheath their dag- she said it was her grandmother! gers.
Struck with the circumstance, of SLEEP WALKER.—A few days a grand-daughter travelling with ago, W. Fuller, of Roydon, in her grandmother on her back, Norfolk, having taken too much he turned up part of the plaid, liquor at Diss, fell asleep in and was astonished to behold the the street, and dreaming that pale countenance of an old emahe was at home and going to bed, ciated woman, aged one hundred deliberately undressed himself to and two years, who had been his shirt, and continued his walk drenched with rain.-Aberdeen till coming to a gate which led to Chronicle. a stable, he turned in and finish- An ingenious labouring meed his night's repose. On awak- chanic, named Henry Geering, ing in the morning, he was ex- travelled, some little time since, ceedingly astonished to find from Newark to Stamford, on himself undressed, and in a an improved velocipede, manustrange place. On inquiring for factured by himself, at an exhis clothes they were found in a pence of about £11. He calls garden at a short distance. it a “ mechanical horse.” It dif
A most melancholy accident fers from the fanciful things occurred about two miles from which excited so much notice a Alnwick last week. As Thomas year or two ago, inasmuch, as Adams, esq. of Longhoughton, the rider on Geering's piece of who has just succeeded to the mechanism does not depend on valuable estate of Acton, was re- his legs and feet for making way, turning from a visit to a neigh- but places the latter in stirrups, bouring gentleman, in company at the end of an axis provided for with a young lady to whom he giving direction to two side was to have been shortly married, wheels; which wheels support he fell from his horse, and was the carriage and keep it upright. conveyed into Alnwick the same A third wheel, towards the hinevening a corpse-a melancholy der end of the frame of the carinstance of the uncertain tenure riage, is turned with leather of human happiness!
straps, on the principle of a A person who was passing lathe, and the power is commualong the Hardgate, on Tuesday, nicated to these by a windlass, the 2d instant, observed two placed conveniently in front of women and two girls travelling the rider, who turns it with both to town. On speaking to them, hands, and makes progress in he was informed, that they had proportion to his activity and come from the west highlands, force in so turning. Geering, where they could reside no himself, travelled at an average longer, as they had been turned rate of seven miles an hour ; out of their habitation, and that progress up hill, is, of course, atthey were going to Aberdeen to tended with more labour. procure a passage to Inverness, RARE NEWS FOR THE LADIES. where they had some relations. -Wanted, in the Upper Provinces, Cawnpore, for the field mended by “ the society for the army, in particular, an assort- improvement of prison disment of nice girls, English, Irish, cipline," is likely to be introduor Scotch, well-bred, good-tem- ced into the principal houses of pered, lively lasses, who can correction. The society has write neatly, sing sweetly, play just published a short description the piano, and dance quadrilles. of the mill, with an engraving, Two or three dozen such, from exhibiting a party of prisoners in sixteen to twenty-four years of the act of working. In principal, age, would make a vast differ- the wheel is exactly similar to ence in this dullest of all diaboli- that of a common water-wheel, cal stations, where you may see tread-boards of considerable an immense assembly-room filled length, are affixed to each wheel, with beaux in stiff-jackets, young so as to allow standing room for civilians that would give their a row of from ten to twenty perears for something to fall in love sons; the combined weight of with, and officers belonging to the prisoners act upon every stepthe king or company, and not ping board, precisely as a stream so much as one British fair to of water on the float-boards of a kindle a contest among them ! water-wheel. A screen of boards The calicoes and muslins of the is fixed up in an inclined position, east were never so much in de- above the wheel, in order to mand at home, as British dam- prevent the prisoners from sels now are in this part of India. clmbing or stepping higher than Here are all the requisite the level required, and a hand
for promoting public rail attached to this screen, enamusement : assembly
ables the prisoner to retain an large enough for Bath, a finer upright position. The labour to band of music than was ever the individual, is that of ascendheard at Bath, a regiment of ing an endless flight of steps. horse, another of foot, Europe. The tread mill possesses great ans, a quantity of artillery, two advantages as a species of prisoncorps of sepoys, a play-house, a labour. It is remarkable for its general officer in command, and simplicity. It requires no previanother out of command, with ous instruction : no task-master staff enough for seventeen gene- is necessary to watch over the rals, and merchants enough to prisoners ; neither are materials supply seven hundred with hams, or implements put into their cheese, and champaigne. Gra- hands, that are liable to waste on cious powers of love! what a misapplication. The internal mapity, there should be no belles chinery is inaccessible to the to enliven such a place! There prisoners; and, if placed under is, also, a clergyman, and a proper mangement, one or two church about to be built.-Ma
persons at most are required to dras Courier.
attend a process, which keeps PRISON TREAD Mill-We are in steady employment from ten happy to learn, that the tread to two-hundred prisoners at one mill invented by Mr. Cubitt, of time. It can be suspended and Ipswich, and which has been so renewed as often as the regalawarmly patronized and recom- tions of the prison require : and
it imposes equality of labour on ter or mate, and it is conjectured every individual employed, no that having pulled the cock out one on the wheel being able, altogether, the candle had come in the least degree, to avoid his in contact with the spirits, occaproportion. It may be rendered sioning thereby a calamity which applicable to any system of has led to the loss of much valuaclassification, as the same wheel, ble property. The instant the or connecting shafts, can be fire was discovered, the most easily made to pass into distinct strenuous endeavours were made yards. It does not interfere with, to extinguish it, but it soon benor is it calculated to lessen the came obvious that the fire was value of, those branches of irresistibly increasing. About prison-regulation, which provide eight o'clock the conflagration for the moral and religious im- became general, and the decks provement of the criminals. It is were in a bursting state. Every held in great abhorrence by the hope of saving the vessel was irprisoners, and the number of revocably lost, and it being at re-commitments has been strik- the imminent risk of their lives ingly diminished where the mill to remain longer on board, she has been in full operation. was abandoned. The work of
Loss OF THE Ship FAIRLEY, OF destruction proceeded with unaBristol, BY FIRE.-It is with bated fury, and at two in the deep concern we have this day to morning the vessel was consumed announce the total destruction, to the water's edge. The loss to by fire, of the ship Fairley, cap- captain Dawson personally by tain Dawson, loading in this ri- this distressing calamity is, we ver for Bristol. It appears that understand, very great, as he had on the afternoon of Wednesday never thought of providing last, between four and five against any pecuniary loss, by o'clock, the carpenter descended insurance. The Fairley had taken into the gun-room, in order to in about three hundred hogsdraw off some brandy for the heads of sugar and forty-six bales ship's use.
a steady of cotton, scarcely any of which trustworthy person, and had been will be saved. A few of the lataccustomed to draw off spirits ter were thrown overboard, and occasionally in the absence of have been picked up.--(From the the mate. He had been but Guiana Chronicle of May 9.) little time below, when all was EXTRAORDINARY CIRCUMSTANCE. in a blaze around him; his -A few evenings since a perclothes immediately caught fire, son of respectability died from and the unfortunate man, enve- the effect of the following sinloped in flames, forced his way gular fright :-He had been through the cabin window, and in sojourning at a friend's house in an agony of despair, plunged into Southampton-street, Holborn, to the stream, where he disappear- avoid the importunities of a nu ed for ever! From information merous body of creditors, and subsequently obtained, it appears the more disagreeable visits of that the carpenter had lost the bailiffs, and he thought himself key of the cask which contained quite secure from their intruthe liquor, unknown to the mas- sions; but by some curious