13 MAY 1848, Page 9

The Irish Court of Queen's Bench has granted the Crown's

special application to fix Mr. Mitchel's trial for the 29th instant. [This indicates, we hope, that the law authorities in Dublin have at last turned over a new leaf, and will henceforth need no more spurring to their duty.] Mr. Henry Galgacus Redhead York, the Member for York city, died by his own hands yesterday. He took a dose of prussic acid while walking in Regent's Park near his own house, and fell lifeless on the spot

Tom Cribb, in past days the prize-fighting "Champion of England," died yes- terday, at his house in Woolwich, of old age. His brethren of the ring have sup- ported him by subscriptions for some years past.