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The British Army is to be reduced to a peace

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establishment, and the general outlines of the scheme of reduction are before us. The total force of 150,000 men or more—exclusively of the regiments in India—is to be reduced...


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Lours NArormoN in Spain It is almost impossible to represent any position more equivocal. What is he there for ? Is it for a politieal purpose, or is it only that he has crossed...

Before these portents, the pomp of the Emperor Alexander's coronation

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at Moscow becomes an idle parade, which can excite little interest beyond the circle of those who could look upon the gold and jewels of the display. It is to real occurrences...

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After the storm the waves continue to rise, and. the

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agitation of the hurricane becomes, under the returning sun, gayer than the smoothest calm. So, half the zest of the present dull season is derived from fighting the wars over...


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THE Chief Commissioner of Works has given notice, that it is the in- tention of her Majesty's Government to erect a monument in St. Paul's Cathedral to the memory of the late...

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One portion of the Duke of Newcastle's speech at Sheffield last week went over a much wider field than that which related to himself, to our relations with America, or the...

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Queen Victoria and her consort seem to be making the most of their time among the hills of the North. Every day the Queen has either driven or ridden out—now to the woods of...


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Dublin is about to give a banquet to the soldiers now in Ireland who have a medal or medals for service in the Crimea. The Lord Mayor of Dublin presided at a meeting held on...

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fraurp.—The Emperor and Empress still remain at Biarritz. "Our own correspondent" diligently informs the public how they are caught in a shower of rain going to Cambo ; how they...

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Rzonerzoir or Tat AllwY. - The Adjutant-General, by command, has issued the following "circular memorandum to Infantry at Home and Abroad, except India." "Horse Guards,...

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Some time since Signor 3fanin announced that he was collecting

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sub- scriptions in Paris towards the purchase of a hundred guns for the fortress of Alessandria. The Austrian Charge d'Affaires raised objections, and the French authorities...

The Gloucester musical festival of the Three Choirs closed yesterday.

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It has been "successful beyond anticipation" in a monetary point of view. The concert on Thursday attracted an immense audience, and the per- formance of an oratorio at the...

At the weekly meeting of the Guardians of Marylebone held

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yesterday, the Secretary read a letter from the Poor-law Board respecting the late in- quiry into the flogging of women in the workhouse. The letter dwells strongly on the...


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SATURDAY. The news of the morning is a semi-official statement in the Tuna, of the course recently pursued by the King of Naples, and the attitude which France and England may...

A peculiarly shocking murder near Leeds, perpetrated on Thursday, formed

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the subject of an investigation before a Coroner and Jury yesterday. John Hannah had lived with Jane Benham, a married woman, whose hus- band, an "equestrian," is in Australia....

Major-General Sir Hugh Rose, who filled throughout the war the

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very delicate and important position of British Commissioner with the French army, has been ordered by the Duke of Cambridge to attend the great Austrian review, which will, we...


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STOCK EXCHANGE, FRIDAY AFTERNOON. There has been considerable depression this week in Government Securi- ties, amounting to 1/ per cent; to which the weight of the Consol...

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OUR NEW PEACE ESTABLISHMENT. THE restoration of peace brought with it the necessity of reducing the Army to a peace establishment ; but no Minister in office could have...

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Sadler's Wells, which reopened on Saturday last, might in its normal state of legitimacy, symbolized by Mr. Phelps in the never-failing cha- racter of Macbeth, and the Surrey,...


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The programmes of the French capital show a new awakening of theatrical life. At the Odeon, lately rendered famous by the Bourse of M. Ponsard, there is a new five-act play by...

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Tim Times newspaper has been this week devoting some of its spare thunder to rousing the heart and conscience of the nation into a paroxysm of terror and pity by lamentable...

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TEE fall of a house in the City, involving the death of several persons, has called attention to the too restricted powers given to the district surveyors, who cannot enter,...


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Iror strictness, the failure of the Royal British Bank scarcely contradicts the oft-repeated remark that there is no instance of the failure of a London joint-stock bank ; for...


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THE interest in the considerable improvements of which the Charing Bridge will be the great key oontinues. Among other proofs of it which have come under our own observation, we...

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TICE Commissioners have at length completed their labours. The publication of Part VI. closes the record, and adds largely to the materials which unfold the condition of Ireland...


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Tim Queen has willed that the Exhibition of Art Treasures in Manchester shall be a suocess, and of course the Queen's will must be carried out. The example of. her Majesty in...

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m.—EVIDENCE ON THE IMPRISONMENT STAGE. "IT seems to me," says Lord Campbell, "that transportation is the best secondary punishment which has ever been invented; being...

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[mon A cosaasrounium] MB Leeds banquet and the s.eeches it called forth, more especially the marvellous doctrines of the Inspector-General of Cavalry, have revived the whole...

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CA YLET'S EUROPEAN REVOLUTIONS OF 1 8 4 8.* TILE failure of Democracy on the Continent of Europe to esta- blish Republican or even Representative Government, and the apparent...

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THESE essays on England and the English, for au& the "Traits" really are originated in two visits to this country : the first a passing Call so long ago as 1833, at the end of a...

MRS. STOWE'S DRED. * IT is obvious that no future novel

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by Mrs. Stowe could excite the interest of Uncle Tom's Cabin ; for it must want the element of surprise which that fiction possessed when it startled the reading world. Neither...

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Booxs. On the Composition of Food, and How it is Adulterated ; with Practical Direc- tions for its Analysis. By W. Mareet, M.D. ' F.C.S.,. Assistant-Physician and Lecturer on...

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ALBERT DITHER'S PASSION PRINTS.. The claim which the title asserts for these prints, as "representing the original wood-blocks of Albert Durer," is not merely a catching cir-...

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FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE, SEPT. 9. Wax DEPARTMENT, Pall Mall, Sept. 9.—Infantry-5th Foot—Capt. G. Carden, from the 77th Foot, to be Capt. vice Baillie, who exchanges. 20th...


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On the 3d September, at Nettkworth Hall, the Wife of Lieutenant-Colonel Fitz Herbert, of a daughter. On the 3d, at W oodlands, near Wingham, the Wife of Lieutenant-Colonel...

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FROM THE LONDON GAZETTE, SEPTEMBER 9. Partnerships Dissolved.—Greenberg and Co. Northampton Square, and Birming- ham, jewellers—Cook and Co. or Locking and Cook, Sculcoates,...


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BRITISH FUNDS. &turd. (Clotting Monday. Prices.) Tuaday. Widnes. Va r a. Friday, 3 per Cent Consols 93 9411 941 941 94 93 Ditto for Account 941 94/ 944 943 941 94 3 per...