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-- Poetrp. [Poetry] THE HUDDERSFIELD CHRONICLE, SATURDAY, OCTOBER 5, 1850. SY THOUGHTS. 5 rosy morning skies Still chant a glorious note, Wild harmonies yet rise From many a tiny throat; The sun still shines as brightly, And the fic ds [fi ds] appear as gay, Although thou hast so lightly Cast thy plighted faith away. Think not because I lov'd [love'd] thee, And once believed thee fond, That lingering love hath moved me To mourn the fragile bond ; Far better it were broken, Like the wave upon the shore, Than those fatal words be spoken That should link us evermore. Fair nature clothed in smiles, Rich joys doth lavish still, On those she thus beguiles Of cares that else would kill. The sun will shine as brightly, And the fields appear as gay, Although thou hast so lightly Cast thy plighted faith away. G.T. D. october, [October] 1890. To THE AUTHOR OF A SUMMER SONG. PLEASURES ail unalloyed-serenest bliss To be procured in a world like this strange fact, iftruc. [Africa] I've sought the verdant glade a norning's [morning's] dawn and evening's pensive shade. I've peard [Pears] the feathered songstcers' [songsters] lays, As sweet they warbled their first songs of praise; j've sipped the uectar [actor] from the violet blue, From heave descended, in the pearly dew; I've watched the flowers their gayest leaves display To hail Aurora as the queen of day- [day put] put sill my heart was sad. IT know not why, save that it long'd for purer joys on high. it I've reclined Lbeuvath [Breath] the bending trees, As they waved geutly [gently] to the evening breeze, While at ny feet the limpid streamlet stray'd, And Cynthia's beams upon its bosom play'd ; I've seen the flow'rets [flow'rest] fold their petals bright, Within their leaves to sleep till morning light ; I've listened to the loucly [local] night-bird's song, As through the moonlit grove 'twas borne along, Till pature [nature] all responded to her glee, And wy whole soul was bathed in melody. Alas J must from dreams like this a divell [devil] not yet amid the haunts of bliss); Ther [The] only make me long to be at rest- [rest amid] Amid the amarauth Marathon bowers of the blest. [best] Y -. Huddersfield C legiate [Collegiate] School. a ffiresite [fireside] Readings. wre [re] ne vw pI LLP [LL] LILLE PPS We live by hours and minutes let us make the most of their good and the least of their evil, and see that we cow well beside all waters, as we know not when and where the harvest may be gathered. F Says John Bull to Brother Jonathan, The British empire, sir, is onc [on] on which the sun never sets. Says Brother Jonathan to J ohn [on] Bull, I thought as much, for vour [our] tax-gatherers never go to bed Do you like novels said a Miss Languish to her up- [upcountry] country lover. I can't say, answered he, for I never ate any; but I can tell you what I am tremendous at, a roung [round] 'possum , A new yamarried [ya married] couple riding in a iage, [age] were overturned, whereupon a stander-by said it was a shock- [shocking] ing sight. Yes, said the gentleman, to see those 'ust [st] wedded jall [all] out so soon. The only friendships that are with us in the hour of need are those which are cemented by equality of cir- [circumstances] cumstances. [cum stances] In the depths of home, in the hour of tribulation, by the bed of death, the rich and the poor are seldom found side by side. Crackep [Cracked] Berore.-Mrs. [Before.-Mrs] Brougham, mother of the exchancellor, [ex chancellor] says an Edinburgh friend, was a most ex- [excellent] cellent [excellent] and thrifty housewife. On one occasion she was much troubled with a servant addicted to dish breaking, and who used to allege, in extenuation of her fault, it was cracket [cricket] before. One morning little Harry tumbled down stairs, when the fond mother, running after him, exclaumcd, [exclaimed] Oh, boy, have you broke your head No, ma, said the future chancellor, it was cracket [cricket] before. -Glasgow Daily Mail. Raxk [Rank] aT Irs [Is] VaLtE-Many [Vale-Many] were the rencounters [encounter] between Will Speir [Spire] and the Earl of Eglinton, who con- [condescended] descended to familiarity with him, and in return allowed the same latitude of expression to the wayward Will. The vagrant one day made a demand on his lordship for abottle [bottle] of ale. Deed, Will, gin ye kent [sent] it is, replied the carl. [car] I have not a farthing in my pocket just now; but just gang in there, to Leezie [Lees] Paterson's, and I'll tell her to gic [gi] ye't, and I'll return in a few minutes and help you to drink it. The earl. faithful to his promise, returned in a short time, and taking a seat opposite to Will, Ye may be a proud man this day, Will, said his lordship. 'An for what queried the wit. Sitting drnking [drinking] wi' an earl. Hech, Heh] hech, [heh] man, great cause to be proud, sitting aside an earl that hasna [has] a bodle [bole] in his pouch to bless himsel' [himself] wi'. Hapit [Habit] SecoxnD [Second] NatuRE-The [Nature-The] late Mr. Rip- [Rippon] pon, [on] chief cashier of the Bank of England, furnishes an extraordinary instance of the manner in which the mind becomes warped by continual and close application to tusiness. [business] He always declared he felt himself nowhere happy as in his business and though for upwards of ifty [fifty] years in the bank, he never solicited but one holi- [hole- holiday] day, and that was on the recommendation of his medical Virtue forgives injury, even as the sani [San] fumes the hatchet that fells -Jndian [Indian] Mao 'ree [ere] per Tue Growrs [Grocers] or Leicn [Legion] Huwr's [HR's] Loyatty.-I [Loyalty.-I] wi the opportunity of adding that nothing vee [see] more disinterested than the rise of my attachment to 1 had always, as a public writer, wee a ng William with the respect, and even the due to a sovereign who had countenanced reform, and who was a man of an almost entirely different sort from the prince who preceded him; but the death of the mother of his children in a foreign land, under cir- [circumstances] cumstances [cum stances] of adversity, could never make me take to him with thorough personal cordiality. But all which I saw and heard of his Majesty's heiress presumptive had touched me on points which readers of this personal history will not be slow to understand. I had seen her, when a child, walk lovingly hand-in-hand with a female of her own age, which made me think she partook of my own childhood's notion of friendship. I afterwards heard some romantic stories (or what those who are not lovers might call such) of the evidences of her mutual regard for her cousin, which reminded me (for what does the heart think of rank in such cases of my own first loving attachment. I beheld her, as it were, always in company, either with friendship, or with love, or with her mother under which third aspect she was also associated with the earliest of my affections; and when this personage, thus interesting to me, came to be 4 sovereign, I found her twice coming with her husband to see the play of the poor battered author that loved her, and who would have given half its profits to have been able to tell her what he felt.-Leigh Hunt's Auti- [At- Autobiography] biography. Dr. Scorrspy [Scores] 1x tHE [the] Srorm-Then [Storm-Then] there was a monster in British form actually on deck-not breaki [break] ng, it was said, but tempting the storm to sweep him into eternity. He astonished even the ship's officers. The cook did not hesitate to venture a strong opinion against the sanity of a man who might, if he chose, be snugly ensconced in the cabin out of larm's [arm's] way, but would re- [remain] main upon deck, in momentary danger of being blown overboard. The cook's theory was not ill-supported by the subject of it; for he was continually placing himself in all manner of odd places and grotesque postures. Sometimes he scrambled up on the cuddy roof; then he rolled down again on the saloon deck 3 that was not high enough for him, for when the ships sunk into a trough of the sea, he stood on tip-toe, trying to look over the nearest wave. A consultation was held in the cuddy, and a resolution was unanimously passed that the amateur of wind and water (which burst over him every minute) was cither [either] an escaped lunatic or-a Col- [College] lege [Lee] Professor. It was resolved xem. [em] con. that he was the latter; and from that moment nobody was surprised at anything he might choose to do, even while the Hibernia was labouring in what the mate was pleased to call the most lively manner. The Professor, however, to the disgust of the sufferers below, who thought it was enough to feel the height of the waves, without going to the trouble of measuring them, pursued his ob- [observations] servations [Conservative] in the face of the contempt of the official conclave above mentioned. ' That his investiga- [investigation- investigations] tions [tins] may be the more readily impressed on the reader's mind, we conclude with a summary of them. It would seem from Dr. Scoresby's intrepid investiga- [investigation- investigations] tions, [tins] that the highest. waves of the Atlantic average in altitude, forty-three feet; mean distance between each wave, five hundred and fifty-nine fect [fact] width from crest to crest, six hundred fect; [fact] interval of time between each wave, sixteen seconds; velocity of each wave per hour, thirty-two and a half miles-Dicken's Houschold [Household] Words. THE Present Coxpirion [Expiring] or MEcHANics' [Mechanics] INstITUTES. [Institute] -Amid all the changing of views and plans, the con- [constant] stant [stand] establishment of new institutions, and the gradual decay of some among ihe [the] old, there are now in England about 400 such institutions, which, with the help of more than half a million volumes of facts and fictions, poetry and prose-of about 4,000 lectures given every year on all conceivable subjects-of classes for instruc- [instruct- instruction] tion, [ion] from the English alphabet to the Greek classics, and from the multiplication table to the differential calculus-of reading and news rooms, supplied with all the leading newspapers and other periodicals of the day-of great annual soirees, where lawyers and divines, merchants and manufacturers, lords and commons, pro- [proclaim] claim the advantages of knowledge and the blessings of education-are endeavouring, with badly filled trea- [tea- treasuries] suries, [series] and more loud sounding patronage than actual support, to give instruction of some kind or other to the public in general, and their hundred thousand members in particular. But the condition in which nearly all these institutions are now found is very dif- [if- different] ferent [front] from what the views expressed at their formation in 1823-4-5 [W-4-5] would lead us to expect. Though still generally retaining the name Mechanics, they have never been attended to any considerable extent by that class. A visit to any one institution will show at once that the members generally do not belong to the work- [working] ing classes. In the library will be found not many mechanics taking out scientific books, but young men, clerks, shopkeepers, apprentices, &c., enquiring for works of a lighter kind in the school the same class will be found, but not always mechanics, studying the principles of the arts they practise; in the reading and lecture rooms very few fustian jackets are to be seen, scarcely one son of Vulcan, just emerged from the smoke of a forge; but those present bear unmis- [unis- unmistakable] takable [table] traces of belonging to a very different class, a class usually considered in the eyes of the world to rank above workmen in the social scale--Chambers' Papers for the People. TRUE RELIGION Not GLoomy.-Although [Gloomy.-Although] the traveller's first and chief delight is the recollection of his home, which lies as a cordial at his heart, and refreshes him everywhere and at all seasons, this does by no means prevent him from taking that pleasure in the several objects presenting themselves on the road which they ave capable of affording, and were, indeed, intended to PROGRESS OF A HOLMFIRTH MAN UNDER DIFFICULTIES. The following history of a well-known public character is copied from a series of papers at present appearing in the Daily News, entitled Mornings at the Mills [Mills] Elijah Dixon is by birth a Yorkshireman. On the bleak and stony hills about Hepworth, Holmfirth, and Kirkburton, in the West-Riding, the family were located for several centuries. They were a race of reformers. One of his ancestors, it was said, was a famous captain in the civil war, and raised at his own expense a troop of horse for the commonwealth. Mr. Dixon's father was a great woollen merchant and manufacturer, engeged [engaged] in the then very hazardous but profitable trade with Flanders. The out of the French revolution and the war ruined him completely. The greater part of his wealth lay at Antwerp, when that city fell into the power of the victorious republicans. Embarrass- [Embarrassments] ments [rents] came on. Seeing how matters stood, his agents in London, instead of aiding him to break the blow, looked only to their own immediate interest, and without remorse sacrified [sacrifice] their client. One fine morning, the Yorkshire manufacturer announced to his family that he was a bankrupt with considerable liabilities. His wife, who had been a celebrated Yerkshire [Yorkshire] beauty half a dozen years before, heard the news in silence. Shortly afterwards it was observed that she was nowhere to be seen. Her husband went into her room. She was not there. Her children, alermed, [Medal] began to cry; still she did not come. At length they went into the dyehouse, where they found her-quite dead. Proud as she was beautiful, weak as she was violent, she was unable to bear the reverse of her husband's fortunes. She had retired into the dyeing rooms, and strangled herself with her handkerchief Not to dwell on this painful incident more than is needful in order to give you an idea of the influences under which the great match manufacturer quitted his native hills, I will only add that the bereaved husband, unable to endure the sight of daily objects which reminded him so forcibly of all that he had lost, took his little orpaned [opened] children by the hand, and led them into Lancashire, with a view to their going into the new trade in cotton. Cir- [Circumstances] cumstances, [cum stances] however, prevented these intentions from being carried into effect. The ruined manufacturer had many distant and rich relatives one of whom dying without having made his will, a dispute arose as to who was the proper heir-at-law to his property. The estate was very large, and the migrating family believed them- [themselves] selves to be the true heirs. Of course I cannot pretend to know the merits of the case; sufficient for me to say the cause was thrown into the interminable gulfs of chancery. Years and years passed on, Elijah and his brothers grew up into men. In the state of chronic ex- [excitement] citement [cement] in which they lived, a settled course of educa- [Edgar- education] tion [ion] was impossible, and a defined course of action for the future was equally out of the question. To meet the necessities of daily life, one became an auctioneer, another turned preacher, a third went to France, where he remained several years superintending a workshop. Elijah busied himself a good deal with politics. He was intimate with Hunt and Cobbett, [Corbett] and was well known to all the earnest reformers of the locality. On the field of Peterloo he received a sabre stroke, and shortly after was arrested by a company of soldiers, and hurried away to prison. He desired a reform in church and state-the repeal of the corn laws, an extended suffrage, frequent parliaments-and all such desires were held to be matters of great offence by Addingtonand [Addington] Castlereagh. He remained a state prisoner for six months. This taste of the revenge which authority can always make for itself against the unsatisfied, did not cool his zeal for reform on the contrary, he became more and more ardent, preaching and writing in its favour, very much, it is reported, to the injury of his private fortunes. It was very well for him, in a worldly sense, that the two great subjects of his thoughts came to a close about the same time-the Reform Bill passed the third read- [reading] ing in the House of Lords, and the chancery suit was compromised in Westminster Hall. The one event put an end to his employment; the other to his hopes. A few hundred pounds were all that were saved out of the estate; it appears that neither branch of the family could make out a complete case, the common ancestor having been born during the interregnum in the civil wars, when the registration of births, deaths, and mar- [marriages] riages [carriages] was interrupted. At all events, the two parties compromised; and Elijah Dixon saw that his vagrant genius for mending political constitutions and showing the absurdity of the Thirty-nine Articles, must be turned into a new channel for the future. He had a taste for chemistry, and a huge love of work; two admirable qualities to begin the battle of life with anew. His first experiments led him to the manufacture of surgeons' plaster, and afterwards dia- [aid- Dillon] chylon; [Ceylon] and in these articles he soon established for himself a trade. It was at that time that a German chemist first produced the new match-a very different thing to that which the Newton Heath factory now produces in millions, being a complicated casket, very ornamental and very dear; a guinea I believe being the price at which the instrument was first sold in London. Mr. Dixon at once caught at the secret of the new dis- [discovery] covery, [cover] and accustomed to take large views of things, he resolved to devote himself to the improvement and cheapening of the match, so as to put an end to the reign of tinder, and form for himself the means of a novel and a great business. The shopkeeper in the Strand, who a few years ago sold his two boxes of lucifers [lucifer] in a week, at the rate of 10s. a box, to rich and eccentric housekeepers, little suspected that the man was then alive who would have his agents in Norway and Canada cutting down pine forests to convert the wood into phosphoric matches ----- -- - OLD PROVERBS, FROM AN OLD BOOK. A little pot, is soon hot. Harm watch, harm catch. A ROMANCE OF THE HAREM. The following singular narrative is given in a letter to the Semaphore de Marseilles -- A few years ago a Greek girl of uncommon beauty was married to Mr. Melinger, [Milliner] an English physician residing at Constanti- [Constant- Constantinople] nople, [noble] where he had acquired a high reputation. Several children were born of this marriage, which, to all appear- [appearances] ances, [aces] seemed likely to continue a happy one. Thanks to his profession and to his distinguished merits, Mr. Melinger [Milliner] received frequent visits from the highest dig- [dignitaries] nitaries [dignitaries] of the empire, and among othcrs [others] from his Excel- [Excellency] lency [ency] Fethi [Firth] Pasha, now son-in-law of the Sultan. It would appear that the doctor having discovered the existence of an intrigue between this gentleman and his wife, resolved upon quitting Constantinople, and taking the guilty one over to England but the Greek refused to submit, doubtless already bent upon other schemes, for she soon after obtained a divorce, and abandoned her children and her husband. After her divorce the con- [connection] nection [section] of Madame Melinger [Milliner] with Fethi [Firth] Pasha was but of short duration. But she shortly accomplished the conquest of Mehemet [Theme] Pasha, who had just been ap- [appointed] pointed to the governorship of Belgrade; and in order the more entirely to captivate this distinguished person- [personage] age she became a Mussulman-a [Muslin-a] circumstance which immediately induced the enamoured Pasha to take her with him to his seat of government, and finally to make her his wife. Although greatly attached to his wife, Mehemet's [Theme's] happiness was not complete, as there was reason to fear that their union would be sterile. Accord- [Accordingly] ingly, [ingle] he one day ventured a kind of reproach to his wife on the subject, who immediately replied with a smile, 'Is this the cause of your dejection, my lord why did you not mention it sooner 'How so 'Would you prefer a boy ora girl 'A boy by all means.' 'You shall have one.' After a short interval the crafty Greek feigned to be in the condition her lord desired, while every means were employed prudently to exile him from his wife's apartment. The blindness of his passion rendered this an easy task, nor did a doubt cross his mind as to the legitimacy of the infant presented to him, which he named Belgrade Bey, and the town showed itself duly sensible of its sponsorial [tonsorial] honours by the most splendid rejoicings. A short tine afterwards, his Excollency [Excellency] Mehemet [Theme] Pasha was recalled to Constantinople, and appointed ambas- [abbas- ambassador] sador [said] of the Ottoman Porte in London. But previous to his departure, he expressed a wish that he might have another boy, a brother and a companion for tho beloved Belgrade. His happiness, he said, would not be completed, unless he had two fine children almost of the same age, of whose future career he already formed the most brilliant anticipations. As she had done in the first instance, his wife replied, 'You shall have one.' 'Impossible exclaimed the husband, at first astounded. 'As truly as Mahomet is our prophet.' 'Well,' replied Mehemet, [Theme] 'God is great and it was thus that you announced my firstborn.' At the end of a month, she again declared herself enceinte, [ancient] and the pasha was the most delighted of men; but he was soon obliged to set out for London, and his wife was left at Constantinople to complete her accouchement. [acquirement] This was all the Greek desired, and using the same means as before, she presented, one fine morning, to her assembled slaves and to a few persons of her hus- [husband] band's family, a fine child of the malesex, [male sex] who received the name of Usnud [Used] Bey. After the lapse of a few days, the child fell seriously ill, and was sent by order of the physicians to Pera, [Per] under the care of its governess. Pera, [Per] as every one knows, is asuburb [suburb] of Constantinople, inhabited by the' mercantile community, and by the European ambassadors. Its air is purer than that of the city, and accordingly young Usnud [Used] was soon brought back in perfect health by his governess-the same woman who had performed the office of nurse at the birth of Belgrade. Singularly enough, however, an old black eunuch, who had brought up the pasha, possessed his entire confidence, and managed his entire house- [household] hold, could by no means recognise Usnud [Used] Bey in the child which was thus brought back, and, in the presence of several slaves, said to his mistress, 'Well, my lady, if that child be Usnud [Used] Bey, he has become singularly altered by his sojourn at Pera, [Per] among the infidels.' The mother remained silent, and carried off the child, directing a fierce glance at the eunuch. Doubt had established itself, however, in the old man's mind; moreover, he had long been enlightened with respect to his mistress's doings he knew the whole history of Belgrade Bey, and the reason he had not mentioned it to his master was, that at the time he discovered the trick, the Pasha had already grown fond of the little being whom he believed to be his son, and the eunuch had not had the courage to undeceive him. But two suppositious children in the first place, and then the impudent substitution of another child to the one which had been received as a legitimate offspring, formed a complication of knavery of which the indignant old man refused to render himself an accomplice by remain- [remaining] ing longer inactive. He betook himself to Pera, [Per] and proceeding step by step in his investigations with that cautious prudence and insinuating artifice so peculiar to the people of the East, and especially to the inmates of the harem, he succeeded in acquiring positive evi- [vi- evidence] dence [dene] of the death of the veritable Usnud [Used] Bey, and of the substitution of a child of the same age, purchased of parents in the lowest grade of life. The eunuch then returned, and, pointing to the pretended Usnud [Used] Bey, said to his mistress, 'Madam, let me beg of you to send that child back to his father-Mossul, [father-Moss] the fisher- [fisherman] man. I know all.' At these words the woman became livid, and left him, saying, 'It is well.' Shortly before the time of afternoon prayer she sent for the eunuch, and was told that he was taking a bath. No'sooner did she hear this than her project was im- [in- immediately] mediately formed. The old man, as we have said, was governor of the Pasha's household, and as such occupied a sumptuous apartment, to which a bath room was attached for his private use; it was here that his mistress sought him out. The eunuch was attended by two slaves; she dismissed them with an imperious Cream of Bunch. ENTOMOLOGY AND are men- [mentioned] tioned [toned] in Notes and Queries as an old woman's remedy for ague. The principle cf 'their administration, how- [however] ever, is perfectly scientific. It is simply that of counter- [counterirritation] irritation- [irritation] -a crawling in the stomach is occasioned to cure a creeping of the skin. A Warnine [Warning] to SmaLL [Small] Soveretcys.-Hesse [Sovereignty.-Hesse] Cassel [Case] remains quiet, although the Elector remains away Should not this fact be a warning to little kings Af- [Affairs] fairs, say accounts, are taking their every-day course, no doubt to the wonder of the Elector. The wheel contrives to go round, although, to the astonishment of the fly, the fly is whirled into the dust A Common on LENDING.-Mr. Common Councilman Anderton opposed the motion made to lend books from the City Library. He wes [West] quite against such free circulation of knowledge. The wizard further observed, the worst thing a man could do was to lend. Anderton is wrong-grievously wrong. The very worst thing a real man can do is to-borrow. Goop News ror [or] THE Kircuen.-We [Kitchen.-We] find, from the astronomical intelligence of the month, that, on a given day the moon will enter Arics. [Aries. We have received several communications from cooks and others in the domestic interest, who are anxious to know, whether, as the moon is likely to enter Aries, there is any chance of the sun entering underground kitchens, to which that luminary has long been a stranger. HavunteD [Haunted] CHURCHYARDS.-It is not perhaps gene- [generally] rally known that churchyards in this country are in- [infested] fested [rested] by ghoules [Giles] and vampyres. [vampire] One Justitia, Justice, how- [however] ever, writes to the Times, stating that on sending a per- [person] son lately into Walthamstow churchyard to cut a new Inscription out on his family tomb, the man was pounced upon with a demand of ten-and-sixpence, and two half-crowns, by three horrible creatures in the shape of the parson, the sexton, and the clerk. Haynav's [Hannah's] Entire Honours.-The Times correspond- [correspondent] ent [end] says-' The Austrian government will show its sym- [sum- sympathy] pathy [path] for the insulted general by raising him at once to the rank ofa [of] marshal. How much will he owe to Barclay and Perkins May we not then trace the noble rank of Haynau [Hannah] till we find it issuing from a bung-hole What conquest in battle has not done, a retreat from a brewery has effected. He who is not rewarded for standing lead and iron, is made a Marshal for running from pewter JENNY LIND IN NEW YORK. We extract from a New York contemporary of the 17th ult. the following particulars relative to Mlle. Lind - Jenny Lind continued to receive triumphant ovations in New York. Her first concert, on the evening of Wednesday, the 11th, realized [realised] 5,250 sterling, and the enthusiasm of the spectators and auditors was almost indescribable. Mademoiselle Lind 200 to the Musical Fund Society, which made her a life-member in return. MM. Loder [Older] and Benedict re- [received] ceived [received] similar honour, and M. Benedict in replying, pro- [proclaimed] claimed that in Europe he should speak of the New York orchestra as second to none. The fruits of the second concert were 4,000. The third was to take place on the 18th, [the] when Mademoiselle Lind would sing the Herdsman's Mountain Song. She was living in a quiet secluded manner at the New York Hotcl. [Hotel] She rode out every evening with her cousin and sccretary. [secretary] Invitations of all sorts were constantly coming for her, but she declined almost all. On the evening of the 12th the German Liederkranz [Lodgings] marched in procession to her residence, where they gave a vocal serenade. After the conclusion they were invited into J enny's [penny's] parlour, and a committee presented an address to her. Miss Lind listened attentively to the performance, and ex- [expressed] pressed her sincere thanks for the attention paid to her. She conversed in a friendly manner with the gentlemen, and said, among others remarks, O, Germany how beautiful, how charming it is; but where is its liberty Surely, gentlemen, you all wish to return soon to your sweet fatherland, the land of music and of poetry No, never was the unanimous answer. Here we feel happy and free, here we will become good citizens. Without poesy she asked. Oh, Fraulein you will find poesy here also. She finally expressed her desire to see the Liederkranz [Lodgings] perform a chorus in one of her concerts, to which the gentlemen readily assented. M. Benedict said he was delighted with the performance, and would compose a sourenir [resource] for the society. At the Castle-garden, on Thursday, at half-past ten a.m., the ticket auction to Jenny Lind's second concert, was proceeded with by Leedsand [Lessened] Co. There were not the same numbers nor the great excitement of the two preceding auctions, but there was a steady demand for the tickets, and they sold well. There were 6,000 dis- [disposed] posed of, at an average of 4 dollars, and there were about 500 promenade tickets sold and disposed of at 2 dollars each, thus making the proceeds of the sala [sal] amount to 26,000 dollars. Genin's [Genuine's] 225 dollars' seat was purchased by Hall and Sons at 5 dollars. The private box of Jenny Lind, con- [containing] taining [training] four seats, was purchased at 53 dollars per seat, and the corresponding box at the other side of the stage at the same price. It will be recollected that Jenny Lind's private box sold for 140 dollars, or 35 dollars each seat, at the first auction. The highest price of tickets was 9 dollars, that sum ebing [being] paid by the Irving-house for 42, and 74 dollars for eight. With these exceptions the tickets sold at from 53 dollars to 3 dollars; and Hall purchased 2,000 at 3 dollars. We have reason to know that some of the would-be aristocracy who purchased tickets and had their names announced in the papers never called for them, while others who did call and pay for their tickets were selfish enough to confine the enjoyment to themselves, and did not bring ther [the] wives and daughters. lls. [ll] pound will be required. Scraps ot Netos. [Notes] The number of persons on the Doncaster race ground om the Ledger-day, would amount to 165,240. ; Ii is stated that Miss Andrews, of Manchester, is shortly to join Jenny Lind in the United States. On the night of Monday week, no fewer than twenty sheep were stolen from a close at Canwick, near Lincoln. The freedom of the burgh of Dundee was s presontat [presented] with due ceremony, on Friday last, to Mr. Fox Maule, M.P. Eighty-six vessels are now being built in Sunderland and its vicinity. A dividend of 5s. in the pound has been declared under the estate of Joseph Jardine, late the actuary of the Dartford savings-bank. The London correspondent of the Munchester [Manchester] Guardiam [Guardian] asserts that Mr. Miall, [Mill] editor of the Vouconformist, [Nonconformist] aspires to represent Rochdale in case a vacancy should oceur. [occur] On Saturday, Mr. Alderman Musgrove was elected Lord Mayor of London. He belongs toa [to] flourishing firm of auctioneers, and is a conservative and churchman. During a fire, which destroyed a dwelling house and some other buildings, at Renfrew, on Saturday week, seven horses were burned to death in a stable. A steamer which arrived in London from Antwerp, last week, brought 3,230 packages of walnuts-the largest quan- [quay- quantity] tity [tit] that has ever been imported on board a single vessel. A movement is in progress for the erection of a monument at Neweastle, [Newcastle] to the late George Stephenson, the father of railways. Government have determined to erect the new Liverpool post-office on the site lately occupied by the Blind Asylum. This intention has created general dissatisfaction in the town. Miss Catherine Hayes is about to make another tour in Ireland, previous to her departure for Rome, where she is engaged for the approaching Carnival. Baron Alderson has written a letter to the Guardia con- [contradicting] tradicting [trading] the statement that he was formerly a reporter to the newspapers. 'He has never had the honour of being connected with the public press at all. Letters from Cadiz announce the arrival of the Spanish steam frigate Calodonia [Colonial] (late one uf [of] the British and North American ships) at that port from Liverpool. after a ren of five days two hours. Fler [Fer] size, speed, and splendid appear- [appearance] ance [once] attracted great admiration. The Holstein correspondent of the' Tomes says that during the late action between the Danes and Holsteiners, [Holstein] at Mis- [Is- Missed] sunde, [sound] while he was watching the Danish batteries, a Jew pedlar was on the hill with himself and companions, offering spy-gilasses [spy-classes] tor sale, dead bargains. The stage coach from Barcelonia [Barcelona] to Valencia upset on the lith [with] at a place called La Torreta, [Turret] near Orapesa. [Rapes] The road at that place runs along a precipice over the sea, into which the coach rolled. It contained fourteen passengers, which, together with the conductor and the pestilion, [postilion] alk [all] perished. The new town-hail at Durham has just been completed. It is 70 feet long, 35 feet broad, and 5 feet high, and is lighted by three windows on the north side, by a large window on the west end, and by an oriel on the south, which commands a beautiful view of a part of the romantic environs of the city. The large west window will be filled by stained glass. On Sunday week John Overthrow, an inmate of the Magdalen Hospital, in Glocester, [Leicester] reached his 160th year. Some of the ladies of the neighbourhood, to whom the old man had become known, furnished the materials for a supper to the inmates of the hospital, in the celebration of of the eccasion. [occasion] The old man was drawn to scene of the festivity in a wheel chair decorated with laurels, and he had the pleasure of seeing twenty of his children seated round him at the tabie. [table] A PUBLISHER's PurcHASE.-The [Purchase.-The] mansion house and lands of Priorbank, [Prior bank] at Melrose, were sold last week hb Major Gowdic's [God's] agents, Messrs. Freer and Dunn, to W. Tait, Esy., [Es] late publisher of Edinburgh for the sum of five thousand guineas. Priorbank [Prior bank] was pur [our] chased by General Hugh Gowdie, [God] commander of the forces in India, about forty years ago.- [ago] Kelso Chronicle. SINGULAR AND FATAL ACCIDENT.-A very unusual and shocking ocemrence [assurance] has happened at Tynemouth. A com- [company] pany [any] of the second battalion of Royal artillery, stationed in that town, were out on ball practice, when private Sawyer, in capping his musket, accideniaily [accidentally] tet the hammer fall, and bombadier [bombard] Oxenshaw [Oxen] being within a few yards of the target, the ball from Sawyer's musket passed through his knees, shattering them in a dreadful manner, from the effects of which he died next day. Sawyer is under arrest. LEEDS BorovuGH [Borough] EXPENSES NEXT Hatr-YEsRr.-By [Hart-Years.-By] an estimate prepared for the Town Council, the probable ex- [expenses] penses [senses] of the borough, from the first instant to the Slst [Slat] of March next, are set down as follows -Constabulary force, 4,310 1s. municipal elections, 70 sessions, 2.012 10s. ; West-Riding expenses, 500; W] assizes, 500; W] salaries and allowances, 612; W] corporate buildings, 125; W] miscellaneous, 110; W] borough gaol, 3,140; making a total of 11,379 To meet this a borough rate of three halfpence in the THE VERSAILLES REVIEWS.-The two reviews at Ver- [Rev- Versailles] sailles [sales] are said to have cost the President 36,000 francs for wine for the troops. Ata [At] council of ministers held at the Elysée, [Else] the news from Germany and Italy oceupied [occupied] much attention. It is understood that the new regulation, for- [forbidding] bidding admission to the Elysée [Else] without a special order, has been proved necessary, in consequence of the frequent visitors of editors and others, whose constant calls upon the President tended to give an undue importance to their sayings and writings. A SMUGGLING MANG UVRE [MAN EVERY] CURtoUSLY [Curiously] DISCOVERED.- [DISCOVERED] On Friday evening as the Enterprise steamer which plies between Rotierdam, [Rotterdam] Ipswich, and Yarmouth, was entering the latter harbour, she ran against the pier, and carried away part of the woodwork of the paddle-box, discovering to the astonished custom-house officer about of manu- [man- manufactured] factured [fractured] tobacco dangling down among the paddle-work machinery, in so perilous a position that no mortal would have ever dared to search for it in such a locality. The engineer is in custody on the charge, ELECTION OF Pay CLERK TO THE LEEDS GUARDIANS.- [GUARDIANS] The vacancy in this office, caused by the death of Jeremiah Scott, was filled up on Wednesday last, by the Guardians, of whom fifteen were present, including Mr. Mortitt, [Morritt] the chairman. The salary has heretofore teen 130; W] but the Not more than one-fourth of the audience were females on Wednesday evening. On the night of the 13th, Jenny's second concert took place at Castle-garden. During the day there was even more excitement in the public mind and more ap- [afford] afford. He surveys in passing the works and beauties of nature and art, meadows covered with flocks, valleys waving with com, verdant woods, blooming gardens, and stately buildings. He surveys and enjoys them, perhaps, much more than their owners, but leaves them adviser, on account of ill health. The permission for leave was instantly granted, and he left London with the imteution [imitation] of being absent a fortnight but the ennui of an idle life, and the want of his usual occupation, so Preyed upon his spirits, that he actually returned to the gesture, and remained alone with the old man. You were determined to find it out, then she said, Yes, and I did find it out. To whom have you spoken about what you discovered To no one yet; but I shall write to my master. 'How much do you want No pains, no gains. Of saving, comes having. Ever drunk, ever dry. Ever spare, ever bare. Spite gapes wide. Guardians (if the Poor Law Board consent) have agrecd [agreed] to reduce it in future to 100. There were 26 candidates, but no voting took place, except in the case of four; and the contest really lay between Mr. Virgo Robertshaw, assistant elerk [clerk] to the board, and Mr. William Thompson, corn and lications [Legations] for tickets th 4 aler. [ale] Th pe nk at the expiration of three days, stating as a reason Without a sigh, reflecting on the pa gr pad sere Still waters have deep bottoms. to hold your tongue N othing; [thing] I am determined to By eight lock the vost [cost] mee [me] 3 Thompson, gocted, [gifted] the Bal [Ba] votes being wat [at] pean [pen] fields and country scenery had no charms for J YS that are wa din Oram ab th which the Chrishan [Christian] Once is no custom. speak. And to write Yes, I mean to write. completely filled, and every effort was made on the yfssionany [missionary] Services at LEEDS annual servic [service] wt Mr. Rippon was always remarkable for his sound the temper an postion [position] with Ww ee Fair words cost nothin [nothing] Then take that to seal your letter with At these jot of the management to ei fook [nook] satisfietion [satisfaction] i ae Sui Wudewent, [Derwent] preciseness, and extreme punctuality and travellcr [traveller] should pass through the world, His religion Good words hurt not the mouth words she threw a noose round the neck of the wretched P' LO give perfect satisiaction [satisfaction] in connection with the London Missionary Society have his . long services and habits of economy enabled him to leave behind him a fortune of 60,000.-Lawson's His- [History] 'ry OF Banking. Suaus [Says] axp [ap] sham being always the nthe [the] 4 of something else, must necessarily be inferior the thing ae en itself; it ean never get higher than mean- [mean] nd aud [and] in many cases-in manufactures especially- [especially] f the to degrade and lessen the appeciation [application] Stittte [State] thing imitated. This tendency to sub- [Sabine] one af oe imitations for the superior realities, is 9s evils which so darken our manufacturing to be L and prospects, and the cure is so distant, as only peopl [people] ped [pd] 'or by the increasing intelligence of the vations [nations] is of slow growth, and demands infinite on seb [se] a teachers. As soon as a demand is created stint abric, [brick] genuine and original of its kind, that in- 0] 6 a attracts the unscrupulous to attempt hate ee some base imitation of it, which, affecting to for its of the original, shall be mistaken enefit [benefit] supplant it at a lower price. Who aud [and] disor [dis] low, the public, whose taste is thus bewildered omines [mines] Hered [Here distracted from the truth to a lie-not br the ian The value of the original is deteriorated fiturer [future] of th and vulgar affections of it, and the manu- [man- month] the quality ie orginal [original] fabric, instead of striving to raise ie oF ns manufacture, is irresistibly seduced to c quality, in order to mect [met] his rival in the u the point of price.-Journal of Design. Tar Br SETTING Danny 2 47 ned ANDY.-A young gentleman-with a dothes [tithes] light brown moustache, and a suit of iy such as fashionable tailors sometimes furnish to UP Custos [Customs] cnc [cc] c 'hot ets [es] ou accommodating terms -came into Maleina [Malian] aud, [and] after calling for a glass of an Dresene [Dresses] wa to the company, and offered to bet any Cesefully [Successfully] Jang [Jan] ri the Susyuehannah [Susanna] would not be suc- [such- propose] [C] Propose ait [at] ed. This banter not being taken up, tuld [told] not b a 40, for luoked [looked] Wanake [Wake] any. ager [age] five dollars that Dr. Webster h hanged. This seemcd [seemed] to be a stumper om uccepted [accepted] the chance. The exquisite aes oateuptuously sumptuously] and remarked- I want ben some kind, I don't care what it is Tl luudied [studied] dol [do] Ola a shilling's worth of cigars to five Ye yoy [you] us. Now's your time, gentlemen, what Coney ot aoe [are Sipping a glass of beer in one Wked [Wed] ac [C] room sat a plain old gentleman, who dora, [fora] wet he might be a Pennsylvanian farmer. Well, ribet [Robert] the glass, and addressed the exquisite- [exquisite] ing voy [oy] a I'm not in the habit of making bets, but ae about it, I don't care if I gratify Wart of 4 ty ou alevy's [levy's] worth of sixes that I can pour UD Of Gay piers into your hat, and turn it out a solid id the ca v4 22 two minutes by the watch. Done ihe [the] ite, [it] taking off his hat, and handing it to 4 shone dik [Kid] t was a real silk hat, a splendid article, Hat, a te ike [like] black satin. The old gentleman took the ticle, [tile] the bar-keeper to send for a quart of x [C] cheapest sort, that at six cents a quart; 'Uding [Using] ci, US in this experiment, said he, 8 to the bar-keeper. The treacle 22d the old farmer, with a very grave and Mile the Countenance, poured it into the dandy's hat, g, took out his watch to note the time. le or three shakes, with a Signor Blitz- [belittle] 'thle, [the] ang [an] the experimenter placed it upon the Ss of Sates into it as if watching the wonderful Old fay up, said the dandy. we gt, Moved the hat. Well, I do believe it n Said he in a tone expressive of disap- [dis- dispute] Aud [And] Supp. inissed [inside] it somehow or other this time, I've lost the bet. Bar-keeper, let the 8 Ne the cigars-twelve sixes, mind, and ate 4 the bill. The cigars roared the 0) ne ne ' ae ve spoiled my hat, that cost me five tote dei [de] Must pay for it. That wasn't [was't] in the oe keen teplied [replied] the old gentleman but I'll let jreed [reed] for. 4 treacle, which is a little more than we th Aver, ag pets Grained the tenacious fluid from fp [C] best could, into a spittoon, the man with i Plaint at TUShed [Rushed] from the place. He made his the at the p ex rim, Pp Li could be Was tried with his own consent, no Tecovered.-From [Recovered.-From] the Pennsylvanian. Cured must be endured, clice-office [lice-office] but, as it appeared that does not require him to be gloomy and sullen, to shut his eyes and to stop his ears; it debars him of no pleasure of which a thinking and reasonable man would wish to partake. It directs him not to shut himself up in a cloister alone, there to mope away his life; but to walk abroad to behold the things which are in heaven and earth, and to give glory to Him who made them- [them reflecting] reflecting at the same time, that if in this fallen world, which is soon to be consumed by fire, there are so many ebjects [objects] to entertain and delight him, what must be the pleasures of that world which is to endure for ever, and to be his eternal home.- [home] Horne. Batioon [Nation] Sratistics.-About [Statistics.-About] 2,000 ascents have been made altogether. Mr. Green has made 450. Signor Orlandi, [Orlando] an Italian aeronaut, [Argonaut] about 420, and others less numbers. Fifteen lives have been lost altogether. In 1785 Messrs. Rozitre [Restore] and Romaine ascended from Boulogne with two balloons, a fire balloon, and a gas balloon over it The balloons caught fire and the aeronauts [aeronautic] were precipitated to the earth. Shortly after this a Venetian nobleman was thrown out of his balloon and killed. In 1802 Signor Oliveri [Liver] ascended from Orleans. His balloon burnt in the air. In 1806 M. Mosment [Moment] ascended from Lisle, using an open platform instead of a car. He fell off and was killed. In 1812 Herr Bittorff, [Bitter] a German acronaut, [account] was killed in conse- [cone- consequence] quence [Queen] of his balloon burning in the air. In 1812 Count Zambeccari [Cambric] ascended from Bologna. He set fire to his balloon by knocking a spirit lamp. In 1819 Madame Blanchard lost her life in Paris, by the firing of rockets, one of which shot into theballoon. [the balloon] In 1824 Lieutenant Harrison ascended from London, but mis- [is- mismanaged] managed the descent, and was killed. In 1824 Mr. W. W. Sadler ascended from Bolton in Lancashire. Was killed in the desceat. [descent] In 1849 Mr. Richard Green des- [descended] cended [ended] in the British Channel and was drowned. The same year M. Arban, [Urban] a French aeronaut, [Argonaut] lost his life in asimilar way. Last of all, Lieutenant Gale's name has to be added to the list of the slain. Several other fatal accidents have happened to spectators of balloon asceuts, [assets] &c., but the foregoing are supposed to be ail the deaths that are attributable directly to aeronautic voyaging. Tue Bank or Encianp.-The [Valencian.-The] directors of the bank are chosen from among the proprietors of stock who are merchants of the city. A banker is never admitted to a seat in the direction it is difficult to account for this exclusion, but the fact is so. On several occasions we have disapproved of the conduct of the bank; yet we freely admit that, extensive as our researches have been into its transactions, we have never found a single instance in which a director of the bank has taken ad- [advantage] vantage of his situation by making it subservient to his private interests. This is a degree of virtue highly and loudly to be commended, in these degencrate [degenerate] days. No director ever holds more stock, during office, than the requisite qualification of 2,000; and the governor, when his year of office expires, immediately reduces the amount of his stock, which during his management has been doubled, to its original amount. Asa strong in- [instance] stance of the truth of this assertion, when in 1816 the very large bonus of 25 per cent increase of capital was given to the proprietors, the bank directors, according to the evidence of Mr. Horsley Palmer, before the com- [committee] ' mittee [matter] on the bank charter, remained, as they were before, small proprietors of stock. . It is ineumbent [incumbent] on the chief cashier or his deputy to reside within the walls of the bank. The apartments appro- [approve- appropriated] priated [printed] to such officer are re-furnished on the appoint- [appointment] 'ment [men] of every new cashier, and according to his own taste, at a cost not exceeding a certam [cert am] amount, but ' which is always very ample. All the avenues of the bank are closed by eleven o'clock at night, and the keys of the several gates are at that hour delivered into t e custody of the chief cashier or his deputy after ae no person is permitted, on any pretence whatever, either to leave the premises or gain admittance.-Lawsons [admittance.-Lawson] History of Banking. Dr. Diet, Dr. Quiet, and Dr. Merryman are the best physicians. In time of adversity not one in twenty. In time of friends there are plenty. It isa good horse that never stumbles, and a good wife that never grumbles. Prove thy friend ere thou hast need. A story never looses by carrying. An idle brain is the devil's shop. Deeds are fruit, words are but leaves. One eye witness, is worth ten ear witnesses. Better that the feet slip than the tongue. Pride goes before, and shame follows after, The higher an ape climbs the more he shows his tail. Treachery will come home to its author. Vice often wears virtue's clothes. Life and death are in the power of the tongue. They say, or I heard say, is half a lie. . No man is always a fool, but every man sometimes. To him that will, ways are not wanting. When fortune knocks be sure to open the door. When the fox sleepeth [sleepless] no grapes fall into his mouth. Don't go over the stile before you come at it. Keep no more cats than will catch mice. Forgiveness is the best revenge. Good words cool more than cold water. He that affronts a friend in jest looses him in earnest. We must eat to live, and not live to eat. Who preaches war is the devil's chaplain. Who are more busy than they who have least to do Truth hath always a fast bottom. In the forehead and the eye, The index of the mind doth lie. Who doth sing so merry a note, As he that cannot change a groat. The evening red and the morning gray, Are signs of a fine day. Who will not keep a penny, shall never have many. ---- - - Catcrarr.- [Carat.- Carat] A Companton.- [Companion.- Companion] A story is current in Gloucester, about Calcraft, the London hang- [hangman] man, who passed through there on Thursday week, having a retainer which required his presence in Monmouth. In the course of the morning, one of the Monmouth coachmen was accosted by a tall, decent- [decent looking] looking man, bearing a carpet bag, who wanted to learn when the coach started for Monmouth. The knight of the road informed him with all the suavity due to a customer. Ah, said the stranger, it is a long time to wait I should like to take a glass of ale. Well, sir, replied the obliging coachman, my house is and you will be served there; I will go with you. Sup- [Suppose] pose you leave your carpet bag at the office No, no, said the stranger, hastily clutching the handle firmly, I would rather not part with that. To make a long story short, they lunched and dined together, doubtless enjoying each other's conversation, and then took a friendly pipe together. Whilst so engaged a brother whip joined the party, and after the usual greetings the discourse turned upon business. I say, said the new comer, I shouldn't [should't] wonder if one of us has Calcraft to take down to-day. Blow me, was the reply, if I take him. Ive drove that customer before, a year agone, [gone] and a shabby customer he is too. He never gives nothing to nobody, he don't and he shan't [san't] have the opportunity with me. And then the two friends joined in a full, true, and particular account of Master Calcraft and his doings, and his looks, habits, and manners were confidently if not accurately sketched. Ah, said one, he sold five ropes as that which Rush was hung with. And five suits of clothes as the one he was hung in, chimed in the other. The stranger meanwhile said nothing, probably having too much taste to be so personal; but a keen observer might have noticed that his visage grew darker, and he puffed his smoke rather more fiercely as the epithets of his com- [companions] panions [pains] grew more racy. At length, the coachman and his stranger friend started for Monmouth, and chatted pleasantly on the road, whereat some brothers of the whip passing up seemed to stare. The denouement occurred, we believe, at Ross. The coachman hat though he was determined not to carry such a man, vet that he had actually lunched, dined, and smoked with Caleraft [Calvert] himself, and to make matters worse had abused him to his face. Never mind, old boy, said Caleraft, [Calvert] tipping a shilling as he got down at Monmouth. The carpet bag contained the materials, for the exe- [execution] cution, [caution] as Calcraft delicately styles the halter and other small matters of his craft. He was paid 15 for hang- [hang] ing two Irishmen at Monmouth, old man, and commenced strangling him. The eunuch was feeble, and taken by surprise, could offer but little resistance. in vain, his assassin continuing to draw the fatal noose tighter and tighter still, and as she redoubled her efforts she exclaimed with the rage of a fury, Ah you wanted to know all-you shall know more than you bargained for You sought for light did you here's eternal darkness for you Now write to your master write old fool At the vociferations of the assassin, and the groans of the victim, one of the slaves returned into the apartment, and at the sight of the horrible scene, rushed out and began crying all over the house, The khanum [khan um] (mistress of the house) is murdering-the khanwm [Khan] is strangling the eunuch A scene of general confusion ensued. Some of the slaves rushed terror-struck in the sireet, [street] repeating one after the other, The shanum [sham] is murdering the khanum [khan um] is murdering Others hastened to the bathroom, and only reached it as the old eunuch, overpowered was stretched out senseless upon the marble floor. Betray- [Betraying] ing no alarm at the publicity of her deed, the khanum [khan um] loosened the noose, and slowly retired between a double row of her servants, whose imprecations followed her to the door of her apartment, The eunuch had been kind to the slaves, and they lamented his loss. One of them raised him from the ground and discovered that he still breathed. They rubbed him, and a physi- [physic- physician] cian [can] was sent for, but it was too late. The wretched man returned to life for a few moments, and found sufficient strength completely to denounce the guilty one, and to give a detailed account of his assassination, but he expired immediately after. All Constantinople was soon thrown into a state of agitation at the news of the crime, which spread with the rapidity of lightning. The cadi [acid] arrived, and in spite of the khanum's [khan um's] rank, the authorities de- [determined] termined [terminated] that she should be arrested and conveyed to prison. A courier was then immediately despatched to London, to apprise Mehemet [Theme] Pasha of the fatal occur- [occurrence] rence. [rents] The culprit has already been examined several times, and up to the present time the only defence she has set up is that she possessed a power of life and death over the eunuch, whom she considered as her slave. The affair remains at this stage for the present, and all further proceedings will be suspended until the arrival of a communication from London, or of the hus- [husband] band himself. As you may imagine, this mournful event has created a great sensation in the higher circles of Mussulman [Muslin] society. It is presumed, however, that the sultan will not be deterred by the rank of the cri- [ci- criminal] minal, [final] and that the punishment of the crime will be signa [signal] 2 The Globe reprints the above, and adds The parties who figure in this startling account are known to us; and indeed the Times, in which several leading articles have appeared on the subject of Dr. Millengen's [Milking's] conjugal wrongs, and the Pope's refusal to give him up his children, ought to have recognised in the French mis- [is- misnomer] nomer [nome] of Melinger, [Milliner] its own quondam correspondent at Constantinople. Dr. Julius Millingen [Milling en] attended Lord Byron in his last illness at Missolonghi, [Masonic] and is the author ofa [of] book published in London in 1814, called Memoirs of the Souliote [Solute] Brigade. When we knew him at Pera, [Per] in 1839, he had already got rid of his wife, whom he had left with her two children at Rome under the care of the Countess Millingen, [Milling en] his mother. The countess was a Roman Catholic, and dame honneur honour] to the Duchess of Lucca; [Lucas] she, of course, brought up her grandchildren in her own creed, and the murderess of the old eunuch, whom we often met at Rome at the Palace delle [Belle] Stem- [Stem mate] mate (the residence of the countess), also professed her- [herself] self a Roman Catholic. She took some opportunity of eloping from Rome, and lived two years at Paris in the Lola Montes [Months] style; but still possessed with a lingering for her dear Levant, she found her way back to that sunny clime, and the subsequent part of her history is pretty correctly given. We were quite prepared for the -tragic finale from a knowledge of her ungovernable temper. - -- - Madame Anna Thillon [Dillon] is to make her debut at tooms, [rooms] London, in November, in a new entertainment, Hara expressly for her by Messrs. Oxenford [Oxen ford] and Albert mith. [Smith] to the immense mass assembled to hear the great cantatrice. [countries] Not less than 6,000 persons were present. In compliance with the earnest desire of Mademoiselle Jenny Lind, Mr. Barnum has come to the determination of abandoning the sale of tickets by auction in future, at least while the concerts are given in Castle-garden, and to reduce the prices 25 per cent. on the average, while one class ofseats [seats] will be reduced to 2 dollars, and promenade tickets to 1 dollar. It was stated in the Herald, before Jenny Lind came to this country, that she determined to devote the entire 150,000 dollars, to which she is entitled by her first contract with Mr. Barnum, to the endowment of free schools in her native country. We learn, upon the best authority, that she adheres to this determination, and that every cent of that sum will be applied to the noble purposes of educa- [Edgar- education] tion. [ion] Some of her friends remonstrated with her against this extreme of liberality. Her reply to them was that she had made provision for her parents, had secured a sufficient income for herself (6,000 [6,W] dollars per annum), and that as she knew not how soon she might lose her voice, she ought to do her duty to her country when she had the power. On Saturday last, at 12 o'clock, she visited Mr. Brady's magnificent daguerreotype gallery, at his earnest solicita- [solicitor- solicitation] tion, [ion] in orderto [order to] have her likeness taken. As soon as it was known she was there a large crowd collected around the place, which continued to increase to such a degree that it became rather formidable to face it by the time the likeness was completed. A ruse was accordingly resorted to, and she was conducted out of the door in Fulton- [Longstreet] street, instead of Broadway; but the crowd was not to be outwitted so easily. The moment they perceived the movement they made a rush, and one of the hard- [divested] fisted actually thrust his hand into the carriage and held it swearing that he must see Jenny Lind. The carriage was completely surrounded, and the driver whipped the horses, when one or two persons were thrown down, but were not sevcrely [severely] injured. During Saturday there was a continual rush of human beings passing into Barnum's Museum for the purpose of purchasing tickets for Tuesday's concert. The choice seats sold nearly as well as by auction, and the others brought good prices. The back seats were sold for two dollars, and the promenade tickets, giving the richt [right] to hear her, standing up around the passages in the lower part of the house and in the balcony, for four dollars. Mademoiselle Lind remained in retirement all day on Sunday, not having gone out even to church. Yesterday, at eleven o'clock in the forenoon, the re- [rehearsal] hearsal [hears] of Mademoiselle Jenny Lind's third concert took place in the Castle Garden. The parquette [parquet] was half filled with spectators, at which the great songstress was evidently annoyed. She said she came to sing at a rehearsal, and not at a concert. When she learned the cause she laughed, and took it all in good part. It is unreasonable to expect an artist who is to sing next day in so large a room as that, and to eight thou- [thousand] sand persons, to put forth all her power as she would at a concert and if she does not do so, her singing will be set down as comparatively tame. Mademoiselle Lind at first almost refused to sing at all, but, with her usual good-nature and amiable disposition, she consented. She did not, however, in any one song, exert her power, except in twoor [two] three passages. She wore a black watered silk dress, a dark shawl, and was very plainly dressed. She sat most of the time, and wore her bonnet while she was singing. Since the foregoing was written, we learn that, by par- [particular] ticular [circular] request, Jenny Lind will sing the Echo Song to-night, in addition to the five announced in the pro- [programme] gramme. This will be a treat such as rarely falls to the lot of mortals in one night. We have beaten John Bull in steam-ships, and every- [everything] thing else in which we have undertaken to excel him. Tt remains to be seen whether we will not beat him in musical excitement. - ---- Frenca [French] ConsuLaR [Consul] APPOINTMENT IN PRESTON.-The French government have agreed, on the recommendation of M. Drouyn [Drown] de Lhuys, [Hus] the ch ambassador in London, to establish a agency in Preston, and have confer- [conferred] red the appointment of consul on Mr. H. C. Walton. The appointmment [appointment] was conferred through Mr. Grenfell, [Greenfield] M.P. se Chronicle, all just terminated in the town of Leeds. but to produce a minds of all who attended the services. The whole series passed off in a most impressive and effective manner. On Sunday afternoon last, the Rev. John Curwen [Current] addressed an ageregate [aggregate] congregation of not fewer than two thousand children, the spectacle being unusually interesting and affecting. Dr. Leifchild, [levelled] Dr. Vaughan, the Rev. Baldwin Brown, and the Rev. Mr. Scott, of Demerara, have well sustained the interest of the occasion. In short, the anniversary has proved in every respect one eminently adapted not only to aid materially the cause of missions, powerful spiritual influence upon the GREAT NoRTHERN [Northern] Rattway.-lIt [Railway.-it] is stated that some differences have arisen between the engine-drivers and fire- [firemen] men on this line and the locomotive superintendent, but as yet no representations have been made to the authorities on the subject. The remuneration of the engine-drivers and firemen on the Great Northern appear to be a little lower than that on other lines, being at the rate of 7s. a day to the old drivers and 6s. 8d. to the new, and to the firemen 3s. 6d. and 3s. a day; while on other lines the former receive 7s, and 7s. 6d. a day, and the latter 4s. It is stated on the one hand that they are worked harder than on other lines, and on the other that if they are worked harder, owing to the line having been newly opened, they are paid for extra work.-Tines. PRESENTS TO HER MaJesty [Majesty] From INDIA.-Among the objects to be forwarded from India for the Exhibition of 1851 are the foliowing [following] presents intended for her Majesty and Prince Albert -A large tent with gilt poles, the cover- [covering] ing of finest Cashmere shawl cloth, all over embroidered with gold and silver. An etui [et] of beautiful opaque, gold bound, the top forming a radiant centre set in diamonds and rubies. A magnificent couch and six chairs, of carved ivory work, presented by the Nawab [Nab] Nazim [Nam] to her Majesty. A couch cushion worked in gold and silver thread, with the names of Victoria and Albert, the initials being dia- [aid- diamonds] monds, [minds] and other letters in pearls of a large size. 120 life- [lives] size figures, representing the various occupations of with working implements complete. And a very extensive assortment of native jewellery and gold ornaments from Delhi and Cuttack. [Attack] SrveuLaR [Several] REstITUTION.-On [Restitution.-On] Saturday last, an old man entered the shop of Mr. Carter, bootmaker, in High-street, Boston, and inquired of Mr. Carter if he did not live in West-street about fifty years ago, and if he had not while living there had a pair of bootsstolen [boots stolen] out of the shop. The inquiry, after some little cogitation, recalled the circum- [circus- circumstance] stance to Mr. Carter's recollection, and he replied that he remembered it, when the old man threw down half a sovereign, saying, There, they were marked 8s. tid. [ti] and there's the price of them, and Is. 6d. towards the interest. Having said this, he immediately walked off, leaving Mr. Carter to ruminate on the reminiscences of bygone days.- [days] Stanford Mereury. [Mercury] DREADFUL ACCIDENT at NINE ELus.-On [Ells.-On] Wednesday evening an inquest was held by Mr. Payne, jun., on the body of Thomas Pennythorne, [Pennyworth] aged 25, a labourer lyingat [lying at] St. Thomas's Hospital. It appears that the deceased was looking on at the workmen engaged in fixing a crane for heavy goods on the 4th ultimo, when, in lowering a portion of the machinery, weighing about 5 cwt. into a hole prepared for the purpose, over which was fixed a sheer-legs, a swing was given to it to cause it to go into the position it was re- [required] quired, [cured] which caused the sheer-legs to cant over, and in falling they struck the deceased (who was a perfect stranger, and had just come into the yard to seek for work) on his breast, knocked him down, the legs falling on him. On being taken up he was found to have received a severe fracture of the skull, whence the brain protruded. The unfortunate man lingered on until Monday morning last, when he died from the effects of the injury. Verdict, Accidental death. CLECKHEATON.--WESLEYAN REFORM.-On Friday even- [evening] ing last, a highly respectable meeting of the Reformers was held in the esleyan [Wesleyan] school-room, Cleckheaton, for the purpose of hearing the report of the delegates to the Lon- [London] don meeting, and also to adopt resolutions respecting the furtherance of their views in general. Among the local preachers present were Messrs. W. Wood, (one of the dele- [dale- delegates] gates), and Goodaire, Brighouse; Garside and Cleckheaton; Berry, Porritt, and T. Stead wike [wile] pce, [pace] Littletown, [Middleton] Ke. , rison, [risen] (the other delegate), Clayton &c. After speeches by Messrs' Wcod, [Wood] eB Stocks, een [en] of no Supplies was carri [Carr] y an overw [over] elming [eling] only against it. The introduction of teen ae ene ousl [soul] the doxology, the A y- singing meeting broke up, about half-past eleven o'elock, [o'lock]