8 OCTOBER 1831

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Ionian Rffairs.

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Our domestic news leaves us this week but small space for discussions on the politics of other states; and, fortunately, we have little to discuss. The cause of Poland may be...

igrotabingS of Oe Commons.

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1. SCOTCH REFORM BILL. At a late hour on Monday night, the Bill was committed pro forma, after some observations from Sir WILLIAM RAE and Mr. CUTLAR FERGUSSON, and several other...

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REVEREND SYDNEY SMITII.—This celebrated writer and orator "read in" on

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Sunday last as one of the residentaries of St. Paul's Cathedral. Loan WALDEGRAYE.—This nobleman, an opponent of the Reform Bill, resigned his place as Lord of the Bedchamber on...

RAILROAD AccrosNr.—On Saturday afternoon, a man named Henry Pimloe, employed

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with others in conducting the waggons up and down the inclined plane between Avenham Brow and the wooden bridge below, was observed riding on the chain attached to one of the...

ATTEMPTED MURDER.—On Thursday, at Guildhall, William Parrott, a bailiff's follower,

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about fifty years of age, was charged with cutting his wife's throat, on the preceding evening. The prisoner had been married about thirty years, and had a family of five...

DORSETSHTRE ELECTION.—The event of this election shows that the previous

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calculations of the number or of the integrity of the Reformers of Dorsetshire have proceeded on wrong data. Lord Ashley not only has been supported, but in a manner which Mr....

BIRMINGHAM MEETING.—The great meeting at Birmingham, on Monday, is said

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to have consisted of 150,000 individuals ; and it exhibited one of the most sublime spectacles of power and peace ever seen in this, or perhaps in any country. Mr. T. A ttwood...

THE LORD MAYOR.—The poll, into which the vanity and obstinacy

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of Sir Peter Laurie most unnecessarily and ungraciously led him, has ended in a majority for Sir John Key and Alderman Thorpe. The numbers, at the final close, on Thursday,...

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Friday, October 7.

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PARTNERSHIPS DISSOLVED. NEW and MITCHELL, Bath Cottage, Fareham-J. and '1'. CULL, High Street; Ramsgate, cabinet-makers-RICIIARDS and Du Nog. R, Bread Street,...


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PARTNERSHIPS DISSOLVED. MILLS and Co. Old Kent Road, ale and table beer brewers-PAUL and P_4tr1ffEit 1 Winchester, spirit merchants-COLE and Co. Bread Street Hill,...


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The Triumph, Green, for Bombay, has put into Plymouth, having receiveddamage during heavy weather on the 30th ult. the following ships weredriven on shore at the Cape during a...


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WAR -OFFICE, Oct. 4, 1831.-1st Regt. of Life Guards : Cornet and Sub-Lieut. S. Parry to be Lieut. by purchase, vice Hart, promoted ; G. Tomline, Gent, to be Cornet and...


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The Lord Chancellor has presented the Rev. S. H. Alderson, M.A. late Fellow of Caius College, Cambridge, and brother of Mr. Justice Alderson, to the vicarage of Buckden, Hunts,...


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CAME RIDGE. The following gentlemen, Bachelors of Arts, of Trinity College, were on Saturday last elected Fellows of that society : A. Martineau, J. Si. Heath, J. Worledge,...


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STOCK EXCHANGE, FRIDAY EWENING.-The fluctuations during the week have not been so marked as was expected. Consols closed on Saturday at Si to 61k; they close to-night at 808. It...


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SPECTATOR OFFICE, SATURDAY, Two o'CLocit. There is a report current, to which we hesitate to give implicit belief, that the Ring, annoyed beyond endurance by the persecution of...

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WHAT IS TO BE DONE? THE Bill is rejected-for the present. The King, the Minister:), and the People, have determined upon a Reform ; but Forty] one Lords stand in the gap, and...

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"WHO'D have thought it? Six months ago I could not have believed it—and yet HERE I AM." These are LISTON'S first words, as he opens the part of Dominique the Resolute, in the...

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ELECTION WAGERS.—At the Dorsetshire election, in the course of Saturday,

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the vote of a clergyman, named England, tendered for Lord Ashley, was rejected on the ground that he had made a bet of a sovereign, with a Mr. Panton, that the noble Lord would...


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DERBY possesses many of the requisites to give success to a festival. Its central situation—its noble church, so admirably adapted for the display of a numerous orchestra— its...

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We are at length to have a complete edition of

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BYRON. Mr, ' MURRAY has published a Prospectus and Specimens of the "first complete and uniform edition of the Works of Lord BYRON," which assuredly gives promise of one of the...

We have received a Newspaper from Liberia! the Black colony

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of whose early struggles we gave some account a week or two ago. This is an admirable sign : where a free press can be established . and encouraged, it is a proof that...

The Eventful History of the Mutiny of the Bounty forms

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No.. XXV. of the "Family Library." Mr. BARROW has collected and arranged the materials that relate to this very interesting and extraordinary transaction. They are not...


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Two Quarterly Reviews have just made their appearance, the Edinburgh and the Westminster. Each contains several interesting articles, and both display a great deal of vigour and...

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On the 30th ult. ' in Portman Square, the Hon. Mrs. MoNTAon, of a daughter. At the Dowager Lady Radstock's, No.4, Park Square, the Hon. Mrs. C. A. St. JOHN MILDMAY, of a...

NEW CARICATURES.—H. B.'s graphic records of Lord Londonderry's constructive challenge

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of the Lord Chancellor ' and his subsequent amende honorable, represent the Marquis shaking hands with the Chancellor, as with his " John Jones;" and "The Duel that did not take...


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EMBELLISHMENTS OF THE ANNUALS. ALREADY have these gay flowers—the Dahlias of the parterre—begun to blow, vieing with each other in splendour and amplitude ; alike, but with a...