3 OCTOBER 1846

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France also has its dearth and its violences. Bread is

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con- tinually rising, and the people suffer more and more, with small prospect of alleviation in the winter. The efforts to provide for the indigent appear, to the English view...

The accounts we continue to receive from Rome are of

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a tensor 5o uniformly pleasing, that they begin to excite an unwonted sort of anxiety. AR seems "too good to last." The enthusiastic loyalty that now animates the Roman people...


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ME tumult in Ireland increases. Some parts are in a state of permanent riot, and the first blood has been shed. Notwith- standing the laudable spirit that has been observed, the...

The interest of the Montpensier marriage dispute begins to nar-

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row with the approach of the catastrophe. flic Due de Mont- pensier has actually left Paris, and by this time must lie almost married ; a practical fact which throws a nugatory...

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grbf grOttti- Tim Queen held a Privy Council, at Windsor,

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on Saturday. It was at- tended by Prince Albert and the Ministers who are in town. The Arch- bishop of Canterbury was directed to prepare a form of prayer for the relief of the...

The statue of the Duke of Wellington was conveyed to

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the place of its destination, the triumphal arch, Hyde Park Corner, on Tuesday. It was withdrawn at ten o'clock that morning from Mr. Wyat's studio in the Harrow Road; it was...

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On Monday, after the ceremony of swearing in the Sheriffs, a special Court of Aldermen was held, for the purpose of receiving from Mr. Alder- man Thomas Wood certain papers and...

There is some intelligence from the West ; but it

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adds little to what we already knew. Mexico remains as before, in the agonies of welcoming Santa Anna. And the United States characteristically display an army encamped near New...

The Admiral's despatches from the late scene of action at

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Bor- neo have been received since our last number. It results from them, that we have inflicted on the Sultan a lesson which may, or may not, make a lasting impression upon him...

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The disposition - to disorder, which suffered some abatement towards the middle of September, has reappeared in a more aggravated form in the county of Cork. On Wednesday in...

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Since the death of the late Bishop of St. Asaph there has been much speculation on the probable union of that see with Bangor. The question was whether , under the order in...

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"The Times" Commissioner has been sent to the Highlands of Scot- land. He dates his first latter from Ardgay, Ross-shire, on the 22nd of Sep- tember: the result of his...

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SPAIN AND Fruercw.—The Due de Montpensier left Paris for Madrid at six o'clock on Monday morning, with a suite so numerous that fifteen postillions and forty-two horses were...

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Conflicting reports as to the meeting of Parliament in November are still afloat. The Dublin Evening Mail avers that Lord John Russell has been overruled by the majority of the...

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SAWEDAY Nrcarr. The Dublin correspondent of the Times, writing on Thursday, reports si " hitch " in the Irish Government, that may lead to important changes- The Dublin...

The Paris papers of Thursday report a bread riot in

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the French capital on the previous evening. The price of bread, for the first fortnight of October, had been raised to 43 centimes per kilogramme for the best quality—nearly 9d....


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TO THE EDITOR OF THE SPECTATOR. fka.—You do not intend, I expect, to turn your paper into a vehicle for com- municating hints in domestic economy; but as you reproach us, of...

We have just received a letter from the Catalonian frontier,

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stating that eighty insurgents, among whom were several clergymen, had been taken, and shot at Lerida. At La Seu d'Urgel a number of other clergymen had been executed by...

From a source deserving of credit we learn that Prussia

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has proposed a considerable increase in the duties on yarn ' as a compromise to the mem- bers of the Zollverein, who are clamorous for protecting duties. The duty on...


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- ARRIVED—At Gravesend, 26th Sept., Kingston, Harwod, from South Australia; Cadet, Luckey; Gienoreby, Lamb ; and Devonshire, Godfrey, from Calcutta ; Camilla, Gillespie, from...

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By Lieutenant Waghom's extraordinary express, via Trieste, advices have been

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received from Bombay to the 27th August. The news is not important. The Punjaub was still disordered,—the Lahore Government tottering with feebleness, Gholab Singh embarrassed...

Lest night's Gazette notifies the appointment of the Earl of

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Morley as a Lord-in-Waiting, in the room of Lord Glenlyon, resigned. It contains the following announcement- " The Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty having reason to believe...


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This week presents a marked contrast to the last with respect to thea- trical matters. Then we had not even a pretext for the head " Theatres"; now there is that bustle which...


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• STOCK EXCHANGE, FRIDAY AFTERNOON. The fluctuations of the English Funds have not been extensive. The general tendency of the market has, however, been downwards. Among the...

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A ottitions question may be raised out of the treaty of Utrecht : does it really in any respect whatever militate against a marriage between children of the French and Spanish...


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THE WELLINGTON STATUE. AMONG those who were moving on Michaelmas Day was the great Duke of Wellington,—not his Grace the 'icily , . ' " Duke, but his disgrace the brazen Duke...


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A REMARKABLE movement in Political finance is going on just now in Prussia; interesting to a commercial nation like England, not only because it has a direct bearing on trade,...

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CONFOUNDING OF POVERTY 'WITH PAUPERISM. * THE Poor-law of 1834 confounded the condition of poverty—the calamity of destitution—with the social offence of pauperism : its...

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Burrow!, Original Leiters Illustrative of English History; including numerous Royal Letters, from Autographs in the British Museum, the State Paper Office, and one or two other...

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IN this little work we have laid before us a very explicit and intelligible account of a long series of experiments made at the instance of the Go- vernment, together with some...

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CnanLEs DICKENS at home again ! He reappears in a green-coloured faseiculus, the first of twenty to be issued monthly ; he introduces us at once to the world of London—with its...

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THE precise object of this very readable little volume it would be difficult to describe, because, we suspect, the writer had no precise object. At first you are inclined to...

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DECORATIONS OF THE NEW HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT. THE Commissioners of Fine Arts have discovered that in the decoration of a building there must be accordance, and that this can...


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On the 9th August, at Bangalore, the Lady of Major Key, Fifteenth Hussars, of a daughter. On the 16th September, at Glenmona, Cushendan, the Wife of Captain Edward Hol- land,...


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WA11.-OFFICE, Oct. 2. - 5th Drag. Guards-Ensign C. W. Goad, from the 934 Foot, to be Cornet, by purchase, vice Pears], who retires. 7th Drags.-Staff-Surg. of the Second, Class...


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Tuesday, Sept. 29. PARTNERSHIPS DISSOLVED. Sampson and Wyllie, Exeter, tailors-Jenkins and Dester, Daventry, linendrapers-- Bleasby and Pigott, Oldham, millwrights-J. and J....

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BRITISH FUNDS. (Closing Prteral S par CeatConsols Ditto for Account . 3 per Cents Reduced 32 per Cents Long Annuities Bank Stock, 7 per Cent. India Stock, 101 Exchequer...