9 MAY 1840, Page 12

Madame VEseee, tales her benefit on Monday ; when 7'he

Bales S ra 'agent will A farewell he f' or our old DowToN, to ranged by a committee of noblemen, author-, ur,,1 Doors, is to take place at the Italian Theatre on Monday the edi of June. I )o W'i'o s called " the Father of the British Stage;' being the oldest actor now oil the boards.

Though he has not provided Pa vge mot in he bas reared a large family in respectability. ; and oil the present occasion hie wauts and poet deserts only will be remembered. The benefit promises to realize provision for the veteran's ilet;hiniitg years.