22 JANUARY 1859, Page 6


Mr. Whiteside has retired from the representation of Enniskillen, and has accepted an invitation to stand for the University of Dublin. De: Gayer, the ultra-Tory candidate, has consequently withdrawn.

It has been semi-officially announced that Mr. Justice Crampton has placed his resignation in the hands of the Irish Government.

The Dublin Magistrates have committed for trial two physicians—John Edward Protheroe and Charles Evans Reeves otherwise Reeves Evans. The statement is, that Reeves personated Protheroe at an examination for a medi- cal diploma intended for the latter, and that Reeves obtained a diploma from the Irish College of Physicians in the name of John Edward Protheroe.

The fifteen prisoners in custody in Belfast, on the charge of being con- nected with an illegal society, were discharged, on security, on Wednesday, to appear at the next Assizes. Bail was given, themselves in 100/. and two securities in 501. each.