16 NOVEMBER 1850

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In England, the effect of the Pope's measures as a

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cause of reli- gious panic seems to be waning. The theological combatants argue their grounds with no increase of excitement or exacerba- tion; indeed, from purely clerical...


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ALL eyes are still directed to Germany. The interest is not diminished by the daily changing tone of the accounts. If the main tenour of what appears in those accounts is...

The French Legislature has reassembled. The Parliamentary abyss of the

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vacation has been safely passed over,—thanks .to the assiduous helping of the Permanent Committee ; who perhaps pre- vented treason by the clamour with which they exorcised it,...

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THE Queen held a Privy Council and Court, at Windsor

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Castle, on Wed- nesday. Before the Council, the Marquis of Lansdowne had an audi- ence. At the Council, Sir Robert Monsey Rolfe, the new Vice-Chan- cellor, was sworn a member of...

Or Vamping.

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The Lord Mayor's pageant on Saturday last had unusual features of attraction. The usage of parading a man in scale armour, which is said to have cost a life per annum for a...

The Board of Health publishes the industrious researches of its

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agent the Honourable William Napier, on the subject of water supply for the Metropolis. The evidence which should have sup- ported the previous reports seems to be entirely...

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bhp Vrauturtz.

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A public meeting to promote the principles of the Peace Congress was held at Wrexham, in Denbighshire, on Tuesday evening. A couple of thousand persons manifested a warm...

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By order of Government, attached chapels are directed to be built im- mediately in all the principal barracks throughout Ireland ; to be used on Sundays as places of worship,...

; finnan au GERMANY. —The death of Count Brandenburg took place

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at seven o'clock on the morning of the 6th instant. Within four hours of that event, the Prussian Cabinet had assembled and reconsidered the question of issuing the order for...


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We are able to apprize the public, that the Papal brief for the erection of a territorial hierarchy in the South is about to be followed by a similar deed for the erection of a...

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.311iut ttautung.

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We have much pleasure in announcing the appointment of Mr. George Arbuthnot to the Auditorship of the Civil List, one of the most import- ant offices in the Treasury. Mr....

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SATURDAY. There appears in the journals this morning the following address of the Roman Catholics of England to the Queen. It is understood to be from the pen of Cardinal...

At the yearly meeting of the Burton-on-Trent Farmers' Club, on

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Thursday evening, Mr. Adderley, M.P., Mr. Evans, M.P., and Mr. W. Gisborne, gave expression to their views on the difficult position of the agricultural interest. Mr. Adderley...

Cabinet Councils were held at the Foreign Office on Monday

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and Tues- day, and again yesterday ; at all of which most of the Ministers attended, and the sittings were lengthy. The latest telegraphic reports from the Continent, from...

The election of Lord-Rector of Glasgow took place yesterday. Two

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"nations" voted for Mr. Alison the historian, and two for Lord Palmer- ston : the casting-vote is with Mr. Macaulay, the late Lord-Rector. Mr. Alison had a majority of thirty...


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STOCK EXCHANGE, FRIDAY AFTERNOON. The English Stock Market has presented a much better appearance than last week ; the closing prices of Consols being this afternoon 961 / for...

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Macfarren's serenata, The Sleeper Awakened, produced last night at the

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Grand National Concert, does him great honour, and helps to show that if we have not an English opera it is not for want of English composers. The story is that of Abou Hassan...


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This was a very popular phrase in both England and France, till the Spanish Marriages came to cast their shadow on the amicable relations of the two countries. Since that...

"Ecce iterum Crispinus!"—another aristocratic roué who carries off a girl

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to his palace ! Louis de Male, Count of Flanders and hero of The White Hood, a piece produced at the Lyceum, surpasses all his predeces- sors not only in villany but in dulness....

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The five-act play produced at the Princess . ; which is the last important novelty, is the complete reverse of the Olympic play which occupied our attention a week ago. Philip...

Mr. Macready's performances at the Haymarket do not diminish one

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iota in attraction. Virginias has been played to a crowded house ; and the famous scene in which the father hears of the abduction of the daugh- ter, raised a storm of genuine...

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THE Manchester Chamber of Commerce, after sundry fruitless at- tempts to prevail upon Government to send a Commission to India for the purpose of inquiring into the state and...


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WHEN the agitation of the Free-traders was first extended to sugars, we heard for some time of nothing so much as the neces sity of conciliating Brazil. The importance and...


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TEMPERATE ZEAL : THE ROMISH CONTROVERSY. IT is a hopeful omen of the temper with which the pending eccle- siastical contest will be carried on, that two of the newly-appointed...

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SACITIIFIELD Manx= is a manifold nuisance. It is so by reason of its disturbance of our streets, its concentration of slaughter- houses, its horrid cruelties, its drover-class...


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Ar present, inventions are treated as fene nature), which may be seized and appropriated by all, regardless of the claims of those by whose ingenuity and skill and labour and...

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TILE Registration Commissioners have iiresented their report; and an influential majority* have reported in favour of a register of deeds relating to land, founded on' a general...

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It is gratifying to learn that the value of these observations, and the liberality of the British Government in defraying the expense of making them and the other magnetic...


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THE Premier, in enumerating at the Lord Mayor's banquet the municipal superiorities foreign visiters to the Exhibition would find, might have included in the list exemption from...

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LORD JOHN RUSSELL'S LETTER. London, 12th November 1850. Sm—I have diligently studied Lord John Russell's letter to the Bishop of Durham, as given in your paper of last...

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1 Adam Street, ..eteleWi, 11th November 1850. Sra—In nip last letter I set forth the economical arrangements by which, without any large expenditure of capital, outlying towns...


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Sin—Having resided many years in Italy and sojourned in its principal cities, I have had an opportunity of snaking inquiries into the revenues of the Prelates of that country....

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THE BARONESS YON BECK'S PERSONAS. ADVENTURES IN HUNGARY. * THE Baroness Von Beck is a Hungarian lady of patriotic feelings and liberal ideas. Her husband was killed at a...

The Morning Chronicle announces the complete discovery of a mode

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where- by flax may be so prepared as to be capable of being spun and woven by ordinary cotton-machinery. The steeping process is dispensed with, and thus the fibre of the flax...

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mratil writicirLAND's LIVES OF TUE QUEENS OF TIM Itiett, of

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this pablicatioitewaa probably ottggested hy, e suc- cess,of laiiss Strialtland's farmer work, , , as much as by the .de- sirableness of theofbioraphies ' , of c illerthern...

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TIM novel is an improvement upon the writer's former tale of The Ogilvies, though it is hardly raised above the class of fictions in which we placed its predecessor,—the...

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The Society of Arts held their first meeting for the session on Wednefl- day the 13th; when Mr. Paxton read a paper descriptive of the inven- tion, design, and construction, of...


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THE REEPFILSITIP OF IIIE ROYAL A.C.ADERY. Monday the 4th instant, signalized in artistic matters by two elections at the Academy, witnessed also a resignation. Mr. George...


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Boors. Commercial Statistics. A Digest of the Productive Resources, Com- mercial Legislation, Customs Tariffs, Navigation, Port, and Quaran- tine Laws and Charges, Shipping,...

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BIRTHS. On the 8th November, at Basted Hall; Suffohs, the

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Lady. Esq., of a son. On the 9th, in Clarcudon Square, Leamin o r•ton, the lion . ti4,,Charles E. l'ctre, of a son. On the 1111,, at RugbYtheWife of G. G. IiradIsif . *Ai -...


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This invention, which has for its object the transmission of copies of the handwriting of correspondents, is now in such an advanced state, that Mr. Bakewell has brought it...


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WAR-OFFICE, Nov. 15.—Ist RegL of Life Guards—Lieut. R. Winterbottom to be Capt. without purchase, vice Lord W. Beresford, dec. ; Cornet and Sub-Lieut. G. Henry Earl of Mount...


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Tvesday, November 12. PARTNERSHIPS Dissoimm.—Muncaster and Wilson, Sheffield, stock-brokers - Boocock and Scarf, Leeds, corkcutters—Brown and Broughton, Salford, brewers-...


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Results of the Registrar-General's return of mortality in the Metropolis for the week ending on Saturday last: the first column of figures gives the aggregate number of deaths...

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BRITISH FUNDS. • (Closing Prices.) satyrs?. Hemtay,Itaaday. *Wes& Thurs. Pr Hay, 3 per Cent Consols 961 961 901 ass 961 96 Ditto for Account 961 96} 961 3 per Cents Redueed...