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Beyond the Atlantic, there is some progress to be reported

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: the growing organization and activity of the Order of the'Lone Star, which marches in procession at New Orleans and musters its men at Charleston ; the multiplying rumours of...

Oxford the orthodox has not had to undergo her new

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electoral struggle very long. " I trust," says one of our University corre- spondents, " it is not too late even now to choose a more worthy head." But it is too late. Lord...


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ArrEit sojourning for a:time in pleasant. ease among the hills of Scotland, Lord John Russell has set out on his travels like a knight seeking adventures, and, like a cavalitiOf...

The "cloud" in France is no longer "little," but spans

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the land from the Belgian frontier to the Pyrenees, and broods over the Mediterranean. "His Imperial Highness," promoted rapidly by the brevet of an organized street cry, makes...

A Sanitary Congress has been sitting in Brussels, discussing the

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merits of tubular drainage, just as Peace Congress has sat there before, discussing ocean penny postage, under the royal and official patronage of the place. 'While those...

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,tit Vnittiurto.

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Manchester has determined to hold a Free-trade and Reform banquet about two days before the opening of Parliament. The decision was come to at a meeting in the League Rooms, on...

One of our ablest jourwals has an idea this week

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that it is time to take precautionary steps against the Cholera, by drainage and other sanitary measures. " It is to be hoped," says the Horning Chronicle, " that we are not...

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The new Sheriffs of London and Middlesex, Mr. Alderman Carter and Mr. Augustus Croll, were sworn in on Thursday. In the evening the u sual dinner was given at the London Tavern...

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The Queen, who has a healthy taste for strong exercise, ascended the hill of Morven, near Balmoral, on Friday last. When partly up the ascent, her Majesty and Prince Albert...


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The Northern Whig of Thursday publishes extracts from a report by the Commissioners appointed to inquire into the fitness of the ports of Galway, and Foynes and Tarbert in the...

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fortign nub Colonial.

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Fuel:oz.—Continuing the itinerary of President Bonaparte, we find him leaving Grenoble on the 22d of September, for Valence. According to the despatches published in the...

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The Master-General of the Ordnance has desired that the Isle of Wight shall be put in a proper state of defence, and strongly fortified : there- fore, a large number of guns of...

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On the 23d September, at Eastnor Rectory, the Wife of the Rev. W. Pulling, of a daughter. On the 23d, at Darley House . , Sunbury, the Wife of Captain Hayes, Forty - sixth Re...

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Mr. Winstanley, of the firm of Winstanley and Sons, chemists,

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in the Poultry, tookpoison in a cab, yesterday, during a ride from St. James's to Cheapside. He died. A serious fire occurred at Sheerness on Wednesday. Flames burst from the...


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SATURDAY. The position of Belgium engages the attention of the limes this morn- ing, in a statesmanlike paper, pointing out the critical posture of affairs, and the necessity...

The " W. R. Lindsay," an iron ship of 1100

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tons burden, the first of a line intended for the Australian emigration, was launched at Newcastle- upon-Tyne on Thursday afternoon. She belongs to Mr. Lindsay ; and after the...

The medals, certificates, and jurors' reports of the Great Exhibition,

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were yesterday publicly distributed to the exhibitors of the City of Lon- don ; Baron Lionel de Rothschild presiding. Mr. William Dargan, one of the great contractors produced...


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Policeman Times 21,235 brings Joseph Warner Henley before the bar of Public Opinion, for not being able to give an account of himself or his con- nexions. Henley had been trying...

Cold weather setting in, the cholera in the Baltic provinces,

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Polish Prussia, and Berlin, has somewhat abated. The latest accounts state that there were only five new cases at Posen on the 25th; that the epi- demic had ceased at Buk ; and...


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STOCK EXCHANGE, FRIDAY APTERNOON. The transactions in the English Funds have been unimportant, and the fluctuations in price quite insignificant. This calm is not surprisiug,...

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DISPOSITION OF PARTIES IN THE OPENING PARLIAMENT. As the period for the opening of the new Parliament approaches, the activity of political parties begins to revive, at least...

The threat of a short inglorious season at Drury Lane,

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to begin this evening, hangs like a little black cloud in the theatrical horizon ; and the doors of the Haymarket and the Adelphi are already turning on their hinges, for those...

At the St. James ' s Theatre, there has been during the

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week a band of musicians, who, under the name of " Organophonists," have brought to a considerable degree of perfection the art of imitating with voices alone a complete...

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The capital of the theatrical empire is still Byzantium; in other words, Sadler ' s Wells is still, in point of productiveness, the most important of London playhouses. The...

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A RIMOtrit which we find in a local paper is in the position which journalists indicate by the words " wants confirmation." " Tho Master-General of the Ordnance," says the...


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IREL&ND is the only country in the world in which the national endowment for religious teaching is exclusively devoted to main- tain the clergy of a church to which the vast...

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OCCASIONALLY the Police make vigorous attacks on the squalid parts of great towns, drag forth the wretched abiders in such places, and arraign them under some sanitary act of...


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SYDNEY Snarn's noble friend is in his element. Out of office, Lord John Russell is out of bondage, and his best faculties come forth in all their strength. In office, he is...


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NEW ORLEANS is the scene of a procession, composed of the usual elements of popular processions in the great cities of the United States,—citizens, associations, firemen, and...

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THE 16th of September will be memorable in the recollection of one man at least—Thomas Ashby ; who appeared in the Insolvent Debtors Court before Mr. Commissioner Law to be...


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EVIDENCE in support of the conclusions which we have advanced, in contending that the causes of railway accidents belong to a few comparatively well-defined classes, continues...

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28th September 1852. Bra—I am credibly informed that there is

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no likelihood of an opposition to Lord Derby for the Chancellorship of Oxford. If this is so, we have a right to ask, who is to blame for this ? Not the party represented by...


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L We have not lost thee in thy glorious prime, Strong-hearted hero of true English mould ! Nor with vex'd nations' rights to win or hold In some convulsed and peril-clouded time...


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London, 27th September 1852. Sin—At a time when Monsieur Duces, Minister of Marine in France, pro- mises the people of Cherbourg that Louis Bonaparte will be the restorer of...


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14th September 1852. Bra—With reference to your remarks on the much-called-for improve- ment in outside railroad travelling, I beg to mention what I witnessed a few days since...


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Adam Street, Adelphi, 14th September 1852. Six — The cry is, " The cholera is coming !" Why do we fear it ? Only from the consciousness that we have left undone that which we...

Trttrro t>i tO thitor.

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THE OXFORD CHANCELLORSHIP. 28th September 1852. Bin—Allow me to thank you for your admirable article on the above sub- ject, and to suggest two additional arguments—the...

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KINGSLEY'S PHAETRON.. THE dialogue form has great advantages for the discussion of such matters as fitly admit its application ; those, namely, with respect to which men of...

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°nit rnorf ROADS. * A TOLEILABLY full account of railways, cleverly

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done, apparently by an experienced literary craftsman. With a subject so admira- ble in its science—so gigantic in its business departments—so rich in its surveying, legal,...

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FANNY DENNISON. * THB author of this book seems to have

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had Jane Eyre in mind when planning and composing the novel. There is not, indeed,. much particular resemblance between them either as regards story orstyle ; but they are both...

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BOOKS. Parlay the Potter. The Life of Bernard Palissy, of Saintes, his Labours and Discoveries in Art and Science ; with an Outline of his Philoso- phical Doctrines, and a...

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BULLION. Per ox. METALS. Per ton. Foreign Gold in Bars, Standard ....£3 17 9 Copper, British Cakese102 10 0 .. 0 0 0 Foreign Gold in Coin,Portugal Pieces 0 0 0 Iron, WeLsh...


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ADMIRALTY, Sept. 18.-Corps of Royal Marines-Sec. Lieut. 3. H. Maskery to be First Lieut. vice S. L. Wilson, dec.


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WAR-OPIUM Sept. 28.-Brevet-Lieut.-Gen. Vint. Hardinge, G.C.B. to have the rank of General so long as he is in Command of her Majesty's Army. 1st or Grenadier Regt. of Foot...


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• Tuesday, September 28. PARTNERSHIPS DISSOLVED.-Whitaker and Sager, Burnley, machine-makers-Bell and Campbell, Liverpool, merchants-Kay and Blackwell, Wharton, Cheshire,...


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the Official Return.] of Ten Weeks Week 1842-51. of 1862. Eymotic Diseases 3,023 .... 271 Dropsy, Cancer, and other diseases of uncertain or variable seat,. 441 .... 42...