1 MAY 1847, Page 10

Last night's Gazette announces that the honour of Knighthood has

been con- ferred on Mr. William Snow Harris, inventor of the naval lightning. conductor.

From a published correspondence between Mr. Bancroftand Lord Jan Russell, it appears that the peeple of New Orleans have sent 15,000 dollars in aid of the funds for the distressed Irish.

"I have just traversed the whole of the central and upper districts of the Penin- sula. 1 can affirm that for the last twenty years never was the aspect of the coun- try, or the operation- of the farmer, in a state so promising."—Italtan Correspond- ent of the Noire.

The Queen of Spain and King Consort went together to the Church of Atari's on the 24th of April.

Hussein Bey, one of the younger sons of Mehemet Ali, died on Wednesday evening, in Paris, of typhus fever.

The deaths from fever, among the Irish gentry, are becoming numerous. The Cork Examiner reports the death of six Magistrates in the county of Galway; and wiz others, including Mr. Ball the Crown Solicitor, are seriously ill.