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The advices from India and-China. are of kind to call

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forth the croakers. Although there is no immediate crisis in India, there are many untoward symptoms. The standing evil of an annual finance deficiency is not amended ; but at...


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POLITICS have grown so flat in this Moorland season, with the Pre- mier paying his filial devoirs in the Highlands, that even such in- cidents as the Poole election or the...

• In France, while Louis Napoleon seems to be defining,

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and—if such an expression can be used about France—consolidating his ground, the Legitimist feud is widening the breach; not only be- tween the different members of that party,...

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The proceedings of the Court of Aldermen, held on Tuesday to elect a new Recorder, attracted a large attendance of curious citizens. The offer made to Mr. Stuart Wortley was...

- The admission of California to the Federation of the United

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States, and the extravagant expenditure of cash and worship lavished on Jenny Lind—now an anomaly—may be taken as a type of the normal state of matters in the remote future. The...

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The , Froe-tradog of Poole have succeeded in changing the political complexion of their Parliamentary representation. Mr. Seymour, the Liberal candidate, has been returned by...

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The Lord-Lieutenant has returned to Dublin Castle. One of his first " measures" since his return is the reply to an address presented by the market-town of Lurgan, in the North....

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A slight intermingling of state affairs varies the even course of the Royal retirement at BalmoraL The Queen held.% Privy Council on Tuesday ; at which were present Prince...

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FRANCE.—President Bonaparte had a grand •review at Versailles on. Tuesday morning, in honour of the Nepaulese Ambassador. The spectacle of arms was imposing from great magnitude...

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It is understood that Sir Denis Le Merchant will succeed the late Mt. Ley as Clerk of the House of Commons, on a reduced salary of 20001. per annum. Mr. Booth, the Examiner of...

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Mr. Behnes has just completed a statuette of the late Sir Robert Peel, which is not merely the best but the only likeness of the great statesman that we have seen in sculpture....

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Her Majesty's ship the North Star, which went out to

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the Arctic regions a year and a half ago, as a tender ship to the expedition of Sir James Clark Ross, in search of Sir John Franklin, unexpectedly arrived at Spithead at half...

The deaths by the wreck of the Superb were more

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numerous then was at first believed. "Upon a comparison of the passenger-list of the vessel with the names of those saved, it has been ascertained that at least seventeen...

A piece of Californian gold, after having been exhibited for

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its size at San Francisco, and lectured upon in the United States, has found a tem- porary resting-place at the shop of Mr. Limbird, in the Strand. The gold is embedded in the...

The Constitutionnel announces that M. de Persigny has left Paris

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for London on a special mission. It is thought that this mission has refer- ence to the Danish and Hessian questions. A meeting of the Piedmontese Bishops has taken place at...


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SAI17RDAT. The Duke of Newcastle has been dangerously ill for several days past. The _Doncaster Gazette says- " The intimation of the circumstance has created but one feeling...

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MONEY MARKET. • • STosic Escuswers, Faroxr ArraexooN. The fluctuations of the English Funds have been unimportant, andthe bu- , ' siness transacted insignificant. The...

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TOPICS OF THrIlki.'"" ROYAL ENCROACHMENTS. rl Br far the most

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objectionable part of the proceedings in respect to St. James's Park and the adornment of Buckingham Palace is the mode in which the whole affair has been conducted officially....


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" CHANCELLOR of the Exchequer" is becoming an opprobrious ep4-" thet ; so much so that it would be thought very rude if in the course of money dealings with a gentleman you were...

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The opening of the Princess's Theatre, under a new management, which is announced to take place tonight, looks important. Mr. Charles Kean and Mr. Keeley, eam_ armed with his...


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A return, moved for by Colonel Sibthorp, of the number of Commissions of Inquiry appointed since 1830, (in continuation of a paper printed in 1848,) supplies the following...

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AT a festival which followed the consecration of the new Roman Catholic "sp lendid cathedral church of St. Geor g e," at York, the Chairman, e Honourable Charles Lan g dale,...


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IN vindicatin g the safety of railway travellin g in g eneral, it has been observed that the accidents are so few compared to the g ross number of passen g ers, that if you take...

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Awn the gloom that still hangs over Ireland, some faint but en- couraging signs of amendment make their appearance. Those trusty registers of the condition of the community, the...


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A FRFISTCII Jury acquits Count Forestier de Coubert, indisputably proved to have accomplished the abduction of Miss Hamilton ; and the Standard finds a motive for the...


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CHRISTENDOM is socially distinguished by its mode of eating. To say that a man eats "like a Christian " means, most commonly, that he eats with a fork. Beasts, with a few...


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IT is a singular trait in the citizens of the greatest Republic the world ever saw that in their paroxysms of most inspired enthu- siasm they rush to worship not that which is...

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MOSES MARGOLIOUTH's PILGRIMAGE TO THE LAND OF MY FATHERS. * Meneoerourn is a Polish Jew, who was converted to Chris- tianity. He came to this country, studied for the church,...

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LAWSON'S HISTORY OF BANKING. * Tins volume has a wider range

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than some late books on banks and banking, or than its own title would imply. Taxes and coin to pay them with have existed in this country since the time of the Romans. As soon...

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DIE power of naturalness is continually displayed in the charm

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which it imparts to manars and character that sometimes have hardly any other attraction. Its full effect, however, is best ex- hibited in poetry, where it renders that...

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expresses a hope that- it may become "a valued reading-book in public and private schools, and yet assist the advanced scholar in his work of study and research." We have no...


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BOOKS. History of the Rise and Progress of the Bengal Army. By Captain Arthur Broome, Bengal Artillery. "Volume the First. Mount St. Lawrence. By the Author of "Mary, the Star...

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STATISTICS OF DIPLOMATIC AND CONSULAR EXPENDITURE. THE Salaries Committee laid close siege to, if it has not stormed, the strong holds of political administration. Tho...

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On the 19th September, at Heath House, Twickenham, Ike wife of Captain Lionel Mackinnon, Coldstream Guards, oT a son. On the 19th, at Coatham nen, Durham, the Wife of G. P....

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Tuesday, September 24. PARTNERSHIPS DissoLven.-Holloway and Jones, Lawrence Lane, commission- agents-Butcher and Dyson, Leicester, hosiers -Willerton and Co. Sunderland,...


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FOREIGN F U N D 8. (Lust Official Quotation during the Week ending Friday Evening.) Austrian 5 p. Ct. - Massachusetts (Sterling)...3 p. Ct 108 Belgian 11 - 911 Mexican 5 31...


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WAR-OFFICE. Sept. 24.--Ist Regt. of Drag. Guards-Capt. F. T. Meik, from half- pay 16th Light Drags:So be Capt. vice Moore, dcc. 15th Light Drags.-Cornet D. Ii. iijeuelita be...