24 JANUARY 1835

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The Austrian Government is annoying the Swiss Diet by it

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sist- ing upon the expulsion of political refugees from their terri'ory. The language of the despot is insolent and menacing. The Diet returns evasive answers to the notes of...

There are reports of approaching changes in the Spanish Minis-

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try, which scorn to be generally credited. It is said that LL AU DER, the War Minister, is desirous of displacing Mama NEZ DE LA ROSA ; and that the latter has tendered his...


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THE results of all the Elections cannot be ascertained till next week ; but, as accounts have been received of the return of more than six hundred Members, there can be no...

The French Ministers have introduced a bill into the Chamber

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of Deputies authorizing the payment of the indemnity-money to the United States. No regular debate on the question has yet taken place. The Ministerialists speak confidently of...

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foie's. 1 11 Emotes.

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Continued from last week 2lrl 20 41nevden..... Bannerman 1 Jslritis C.... General O'Neill, Lord BeBast Argyiedrire..W. Campbell 1 Armagh ....Dobbin 1 C... Verner. L.d....

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Inc Court.

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THE King and Queen remain at Brighton, in the enjoyment of good health, and very little company. Among the few guests at the Royal table, we notice the names of Mr. Law,...

Cbe ffirtrapotti.

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The Court of Common Council assembled on Thursday, and pro- ceeded to elect the members of the City Lands Committee. Mr. Effingham Wilson opposed the motion for putting the name...

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At the Marylebone Office, on Monday, Mr. William Allen, a

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'gen- tleman of very patriotic feelings. was charged with creating a disturb- ance in the streets ; of which the following evidence was given by the Policeman who took him into...

In the Court of King's Bench, on Thursday, Sir Frederick

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Pollock moved for judgment against Captain Robison, whose trial for a libel on General Darling was mentioned some weeks ago. The following account of this curious application,...

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We have just heard from most respectable authority, that the

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general aspect of time Election returns has already so far alarmed the Tory Ad- ministration as to have effected a change in the mind of his Majesty relative to the future...

An alarming fire broke out on Thursday night in the

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house of Mr. Deane, a linendraper and hosier, at the corner of Duncammon Street, West Strand—one of the new houses, the beauty of which has attracted so much attention. The fire...

Ebt Countnt.

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At a quarterly meeting of the Yorkshire and Derbyshire. iron-nesters, held on Wednesday at Sheffield, although it was reported that the de- mand for metal was uniformly brisk,...


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Serjeant Coleridge has been appointed the new Judge in the room of the lute Sir William Taunton. The Tories offered the appointment to Mr. Bickersteth ; who, like a man of...

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The banking-house of Gibbons and Williams of Dublin stopped payment

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on Wednesday. The amount of their out-tending engage- ments is stated at 800,1a10/. The Dublin correspondent of the 'L innet says—" Gibbon and Williams had a good many of their...

It appears that a project for colonizing Demerara from this

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country was presented to Mr. Spring Rice during his incumbency at the Colo- nial Office. The success of the experiment, should it be tried, must of course be very doubtful ;...

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M Y una h voidable w, a , absence from , London t r d i uri k ng i th i e la st three late successful exertions to reinst s ate n m 'r e o in tr m in ;f m or y mt I r a h e ou...

The Morning Herald insists on the necessity of abolishing the

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Malt- tax; and with that financial acumen for which the Herald is so distin- guished, suggests an excellent method of supplying the deficiency in the revenue which would...

Several persons have been named during the week for the

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Governor. Generalship of India. The Courier states that it was offered to Sir JAMES KEMPT, the late Master-General of the Ordnance, with a Peerage, and the command of the army...


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West Cumberland has returned the old Tory Members Stanley and .Trton ; Down County, Lord Arthur Hill and Lord Castlereagh ; Westmeath, Nagle and Chapman ; Tipperary, Sheil and...

The PEEL plan for the internal Reform of the English

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Church is out at last. It is thrown as " a tub to the whale," in the hope that public attention will be diverted from the far more pressing necessity of re- modelling the Church...

Caution to the New House of Commons. The Tories are

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at work in all quarters to secure the Speakership for their tool, MANNERS SUTTON. The newly-elected Members, more especially, must be upon their guard, and not suffer their...

'We are obliged to a Constant Reader for his tables

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of the Results of the Elections; whirl, will be serviceable next week, when we publish our complete and amended List, or MAP Or THE Nile linear OF COMMONS.

The press of interesting domestic matter renders it impossible for

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us to insert a letter received from 0. P. Q. on the subject of the American Indemnity. Our correspondent demonstrates the iiijitstice and impolicy of the Opposition in the...

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"Tna return of a third season does not appear to have brought with it any indications of relaxed exertion on the part of the Vocal Society; as the scheme of the first concert...


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THE Fitzroy, with its regal patronymic " The Queen's" revived, has resumed some of its original brightness under the management of Mrs. Nzserr. The crimson and white silk...


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The Earle( F.l!on. Theaker. from Bombay to London, was burnt on the 27th of Sept.in Lat. 10 S. and Lon 77 E. in consetpience of the cotton igniting. The crew and passengers...


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STUCK Excuanot. now/ Airwomen. The present has been a week of r ore importance than any recent one. The Money Market continues very firm. Cousols were on Wednesday as high as...

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THE Times a few days ago boasted of the superior organization of the Tories, and sneered at the " ill-combined and disordered con- dition of their adversaries." The Times,...


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THE MASSES versus THE MINISTRY. THE speech of Sir ROBERT PEEL, in justification of his abandon- ment of the Anti-Catholic party, must be fresh in the recollection of most of...

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IT is now ascertained that Sir CHARLES MANNERS SUTTON is to be the Horse Guards candidate for the Speakership of the New House of Commons. He is himself sedulously though...

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THE Tories are extremely annoyed by the interference of the Catholic priests in the Irish Elections. The Times says- " In Clare, these precious teachers of morality and...

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The men and parties, however, that first turned up, were

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like the a foreign dynasty. It was a marriage that has had its honey-moon event by which they had risen, generous, popular, and British. Every succeeded by indifference, and...

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TIM account of a Regiment, truly written by a man competent to She task, would be a very singular and a most interesting book : for what a collection of characters must a...


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Narrative of the Campaigns of the Twenty-eighth Regiment. since their Return from Egypt in 184.1X. By Lieutenant-Colonel Charles Catlett, reattached. late Major of that Corps....

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FROM the volumes themselves, and a brief biographical notice- prefixed to them, which is more remarkable for eulogy than dis- tinctness, we learn that the author was appointed...

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SINCE the days of Arrt LA, no country had been reduced to such a condition as Hungary was in at the period chosen by Mr. STEPHENS for the time of his romance. After a series of...

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NEWMAN'S Grammar of Entomoloszy is a capital work for the tyro about to begin the study of this pursuit, and not without interest for the general reader. The arrangement of the...

The Third Number of Birmingham and its Vicinity proceeds with

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its three divisions simultaneously. The historical pitrt of the present number chiefly relates to the pit 'age and burning of the town by Prince RUPERT, in consequence of its...


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The Second Part of the Resources and Statistics of Nations concludes the first division of the work; which is devoted to the geographical position, natural resources, area and...

Unless the date on the titlepage (1832) be a printer's

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error, Mr. Evita's Illustrations of St. Paul must have travelled as far as the great Apostle whose obscurities they would explain, before they reached us; and now they have...


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THE publication of this work, with the numerous and highly re- spectable list of subscribers attached to it, is a proof, among many others, that music is beginning to occupy...

RICHARDSON'S Sketches in Prose and Verse comprise a miscellaneous collection

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of verses, essays, tales, and " articles," on various subjects and in various veins. Some of them have already appeared in Annuals or Periodicals ; and as these " were honoured...

The Anatomy, Physiology, and Diseases of the Teeth, by Mr.

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Litmus BELL (a second edition of which lies before us), is a very sound and able work; scientific, practical, and complete. Though plainly and even popularly written, it is not...

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NEW PORTRAITS. THE only print novelties are portraits ; for "La Sevellina" looks as much like a portrait as NEWTON'S picture-portrait of Mrs. Lister. " La Sevellina" is one of...


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Sows of our readers may, like ourselves, have been puzzled by an invitation from Madame . TLISSAUD and Sons to a " promenade," one week addressed to the residents of Blackheath,...

The Second Series of Little Lessons for Little Learners seems

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intended as a sequel to the set we noticed formerly; the subjects being not dissimilar, the words a little more difficult, and which diffi- culty progressively increases. The...