13 APRIL 1861

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T HE Poles, with a recklessness which seems to men less excited wholly inexcusable, have contrived to arrest the march of the new revolution. On the 1st April, the Russian...

a Palatine to elect by submitting three names to the

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Emperor, and, it is whispered they will select only Hungarians. It is more pro- - bable, however, that the Magnates will resist such a violation of - etiquette, and perhaps...

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General Garibaldi arrived in Turin on the 3rd April. His

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object, it is said, is to obtain a further measure of justice for the officers who served under him. They complain that their claims are too rigorously investigated, though...

The state of Syria continues to create some anxiety in

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Europe. The local Treasury is empty, and no one can be found to farm the customs. The Mussnlmans are unused to the work, and the Chris- tians refuse in obedience to orders from...

Our latest intelligence from America is to the 26th March,

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up to which date Mr. Lincoln had not decided on the policy to be pursued with the Southern Confederacy. The evacuation of Fort Sumter, in Charlestown harbour, has been agreed...

The Government of Spain has suddenly betaken itself to military

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preparations. Orders have been issued to build two steel-plated frigates, with the utmost despatch, at La Seyne, near Toulon, and immense stores of munitions are collecting in...

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Mr. Edwin James has resigned his seat for Marylebone. He

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found, the absorbing duties of a member of Parliament inconsistent with the claims of his profession. That he cannot afford, and so he resigns. Not this only, but the...

The Trades Unions have refused to accept the proposal of

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the master builders for payment by the hour, and a half-holiday on Satur- days; but it is reported that the men have generally accepted it, and four-fifths of the number...

The questions discussed at the meeting of the Royal Geographical

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Society on Monday, have considerable interest. The papers read related to Australia, and the inference to be drawn from them is that Queensland is a country adapted to the...

The proceedings were continued on Wednesday. Further evidence of the

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insane conduct and conversation of Lord Kingston was given by medical men and others. The medical men declared that he was decidedly insanus-not sound-that he could not be...

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Holland, the letter-carrier who stole the letter containing a re-

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mittance of 690/. from Edinburgh to the Religious Tract Society, has been tried at the Central Criminal Court, found guilty, and sen- tenced to six years' penal servitude....

Or Cunt.

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Tire records of the Court newsman this week are a blank—Her Majesty has "remained secluded in her family circle at Osborne."

Vritates mar rnrnhiug litignrliannut.

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HOUSE OF LOADS. Tuesday, April 9.—Denmark and Holstein ; Lord Wodehouse's Explanation--Queensland Government Bill committed—Bankruptcy and Insolvency Bill, read a first time....

One Irish landlord has at least courage enough to deal

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sharply with a tremendous evil. A correspondent. of the Daily Express, writing from Letterkenny, in the county of Donegal, states that the town was swarming with police on...

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The correspondence relating to the recognition of Victor Emmanuel as

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King of Italy has been published. On the 19th of March, a notifi- cation to the British Government of the assumption of the title "King of Italy" by Victor Emmanuel was made by...

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A tele_gram from Prague, dated yesterday, states that "the Bo-

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hemian Diet has sent a deputation to the Emperor to request his Majesty to come to Prague for the purpose of being crowned. King of Bohemia." It is reported from Vienna that...


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IN the House of Commons last night, Lord Joint RUSSELL, in answer to a statement made by Mr. BAILLIE on the subject of the Schleswig-Holstein question, detailed the several...


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BRITISH FUNDS. (Closing Prices.) Friday. 913 923 893 90 FOREIGN FUNDS. (Last Official Quotation during the Week endin g Friday Evening.) 5p. Ct. 4* p. Ct. • — 23 — 5 — 6 — •...


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STOCK EXCHANGE, FRIDAY AFFERNOON. Owing to the daily improving position of the Bank of England, a further reduction in the rate of discount was yesterday announced, viz. from 6...

The investigation into the state of Lord Kingston's mind came

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to an end yesterday. Mr. Digby Seymour withdrew from the conduct of the case, stating that he had satisfied himself that Lord Kingston was of unsound mind, and complimenting Mr....

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THE NEW REVOLUTION IN CENTRAL EUROPE. T HE collision between the people and the military at Warsaw is a most unfortunate occurrence. It inter- rupts, perhaps terminates, a...


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O F all Sessions of the Reformed Parliament this promises to be the dullest. The Houses potter on over their routine work without even a party fight to enliven the tedium of the...

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the Law Lords Will suggest, is probably safe this session.ito

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allow a hearing to politicians whose ideas differ widely The remainder of the ninety bills before Parliament advance from our own, and who are likely to have an influential vote...

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I S London merely a large English city, or is it the metro- polls of Great Britain ? Judging from the debate of Monday on the City coal dues, Parliament is as little pre- pared...

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T ALLEYRAND'S warning to diplomatists, "paint de zele," if not the best advice to public servants, is certainly the most necessary counsel to writers for an English public....

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T HE tendency of the last intelligence from America is 4 reassure commercial men, and disgust politicians. The probability that the dismemberment of the Union will be peacefully...


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T should be the next step in the progress of our Vi volunteer army towards efficiency ? Successful hitherto beyond the anticipations of its promoters and of that mili- tary...

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ROMAN DIPLOMACY. T HE Papal Court, for so many centuries the

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school of all diplomatists, appears to have lost its cunning. The "unchangeable policy" seems to-day devoid of one of its essential features. Formerly the Popes struck at the...

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T HE passion for leisure seems to increase among us. For nearly two hundred years, ever since the Puritan uprising gave the death blow to public holidays„the tendency . of...


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L ORD Canning, after a reign of six Years, unequalled in the history of India for incident awl anxiety, is at length about to retire. His successor, it is said, is the Duke of...

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Tzz delay in the opening. of Her Majesty's Theatre, at which people, as we said last week, were beginning to wonder, has been ex- plained by the lessee himself. He has announced...

The Monday Popular Concerts, interrupted by the Easter holidays, have

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been resumed. On Monday evening last St. James's Hall was crowded to - the doors, as usual ; though the programme presented nothing which a few years ago would have been thought...

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SOCIETY OF BRITISH ARTISTS. SxcoND Noxicz. TEE first picture which calls for remark in the smith-west room, is a pre-Raphaelite specimen by Mr. J. Lee (413), "Sailors taking...

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THE EASTERN CHURCH.* IT has, especially within the last few years, been a matter of frequent observation that no small proportion of the best and most efficient professional...

Monday and Tuesday were exciting days in the art world.

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Every artist of note held a private view of his pictures at his residence on those days, previous to sending them in to the Royal Academy. The neighbourhood of that art-colony,...

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WE are not inclined to join in the objections urged by some of our critical brethren, againit the practice of republishing articles from the periodicals. No doubt this -honour...

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THE worst appointment, beyond question or comparison, which Mr. Pitt ever made was that of his own biographer. He designated Bishop Tomline to this office by the bequest he made...

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IN Mr. Hutchinson's Ten Years' Wanderings Among the Ethiopians, we have that gentleman's "third contribution to literature on the subject of Africa." The new volume is as...

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ANY sign that can be taken to indicate the art of the New World cannot fail to be viewed with the greatest interest by us of the old dwelling-places of art. We have passed...

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ago Lord Brougham published the first portion of the work which we propose to make the subject of general commentary, leaving it to others to criticize the style of his...

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Lyra Sacra. By the Rev. B. W. Savile. Published by Messrs. Longman and Co.—A very excellent selection of religious lyrical poetry, chosen from the literature of all Christian...

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The Cotton Manufacture of Great Britain Investigated and Illustrated. With

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an Introductory View of its Comparative State in Foreign Countries. By the late Andrew Ure, M.D., &c. To which is added a Supplement completing the Statistical and Manufacturing...


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On the 9th March, at MaIabar-hill, Bombay, Lady Arnould, of a daughter. On the 4th lost, at Rix, Tiverton, the wife of Colonel Morris, Royal Artillery, of a. daughter. On the...


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Bankruptcy Annulled - Edward Pritchard. Liverpool, wine merchant Bankrupts. - WiRiam Watson, Gravel - lane, Southwark, licensed victualler - Wil- liam Palmer Pond, Portsmouth,...