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It is stated that the Government have resolved to organize

a special de- partment at the Board of Trade for the purpose of increasing the efficiency of the existing Schools of Design, and aiding art education generally as applied to manufactures; and have offered a responsible office in the management to Mr. Henry Cole, one of the acting members of the Executive Committee of the Exhibition.

Governor M`Donnell of the Gambia settlement will shortly be transferred to the Governorship of St. Lucia, but will proceed to the former colony for a short period, to complete many useful measures which he had originated.— Globe.

M. Thiers has taken a mansion in Park Street, Grosvenor Square, which is now being fitted up for his reception.—G/obe.