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THE HUDDERSFIELD CHRONICLE, SAURDAY, [SATURDAY] OCOTBER [OCTOBER] 5, 1850. Foreipn [Foreign] EP RANCE. The Moniteur [Monitor] announces that in consequence of the great number of visitors to the Elysée, [Else] who leave no time for the despatch of public business, no one except the ministers and high ne pale are will in future be -admi [admit] ithout [without] a letter of audience. The Marquis Je Larochejaquelin, having learned that his conduct with respect to the legitimist [legitimate] manifesto was disapproved of by his political friends, has withdrawn from the parliamentary club of the Rue de Rivoli. [Rival] The prefect of the Basses-Pyrénées [Basses-Pyrenees] has just issued a decree interdicting in that department clubs and publie [public] meetings, in which political affairs are discussed, or political journals rezd [red] aloud. Banquets, or other inci- [ince- incidental] dental or permanent meetings of a nature to disturb public tranquillity, are also forbidden. The Constitutionnel [Constitutional] announces that M. de Persigny [Person] bas left Paris for London on a special mission, and much curiosity was at first felt respecting this mission; but the Monitcur [Montague] announces, in an article communicated by the Minister for Foreign Affairs. that M. de Persigny [Person] has goue [gone] to London on private business, and not on any mission from the government. . . It is reported that a letter has been received in Paris from a friend and adviser of the Count de Chambord, [Chamber] announcing that the prince now regards the political manifesto of M. de Barthélemy [Bartholomew] asan [asa] act of inyprudence. [prudence] This letter, it is said, has been addressed to a meni [men] ber [be] of the committee of permanence. The same official journal publishes further decrees of the President of the republic, appointing MM. An- [Antoine] toine [tone] and Armand D'Abadie, [D'Abide] members of the order of the Legion of Honour, for services to the science of geography by their ivavels [avails] in Abysinia, [Abyssinia] The bronze statue of Marshal Oudinot [Idiot] was imaugu- [image- inaugurated] rated on Sunday last in his native town, Bar ls Due. with great honours, in the midst of an imimense [immense] ssembly. [assembly] Moniteur [Monitor] du Soir [Sir] arnounces [announces] that the President of the republic and the President of the National Assembly intend to give a magnificent jete [jet] at the com- [commencement] mencemens [cements] of the winter season. Tie Pays, in answer to the insinuations made in the Assemble National. to the effect that the visit of M. de Persigny [Person] to England was for the purpose of procuring a Joan for the President to get bim [bi] out of his financial difficulties, ilatly [Italy] denies the insinuatien, [insinuation] and states that M. de Persigny [Person] has come to this country solely on pri- [pro- private] wate [water] business, but tiie [tie] Pays ingeniously reminds its readers that beyond question the President's coffers are getting low, and wiil, [will] in all probability, ere long require replenishing. DENMARK AND THE DUCHIES. By advices [advice] to the 30th ult. we learn that on the morning of the 29th, [the] the Holsteiners [Holstein] made an attack on Fredcrichstadt. [Fredericton] At Sudersiapel [Staple] and both banks of the Eyder [Elder] an irregular cannconade [cannonade] continued throughout 'the day. At five in the afternoon part of the town hac [ha] been set on fire, but up till ten at night hud [HUD] not been taken. Tonning [Towning] was not occupied by the Holsteiners [Holstein] The King of Denmark had loft Copenhagen for Hamburgh. [Hamburg] The supplement to the Hamburgh [Hamburg] of the 236th coutaims [Curtains] the folowing [following] additional accounts - HEIDE, September 29, Three p.m.-The battle was begun at eight this morning by the battery commanded 'vy Christiansen. Our gun-boats assisted stoutly. From Sunderstapel [Understand] our dragoous [Dragoons] made an attack, and the Husum [Sum] road is probably occupied by them. The field artillery played from Suderstapel. [Sevastopol] The Danes red but slowly from the side of Ditmarsh. [Stomach] The prin- [pain- principal] cipal [principal] fort of the Danes has been silenced. Five p.m.-Friedrichstadt [p.m.-Christadelphian] is bombarded, and is on fire. A second fort of the Danes has been silenced. SevEN [Seven] Lundener [Londoner] post-boat brings news that Friedrichstadi [fratricidal] has been taken by two companies of our troops agzinst [against] 1,200 Danes. Fifty-four prisoners has been brought to Luaden. [Laden] The Danes have retired to Garding. [Carding] Ten p.M.-The bombardment is continued. Four wounded Danes have been brought to Heide. To Lun- [Lung- London] den 163 Danisi [Aniseed] prisoners aud [and] four officers have been brought in. RENDsBURG, [Rends burg] September 29.-We await here news with great anxiety as to tne [te] action. A loud connon- [con- commanding] ading [adding] south-west of this town has been heard this morn- [morning] ing. No reports have arvived [arrived] up to eight this evening. We must learn to-morrow what has transpired. An advanced post of ours lost yesterday ten men at the Bormerdainm, [Boomerang] one killed, four wounded, and five pri- [pro- prisoners] soners. [Somers] It is said that Willisen [Wilson] has expressed his determina- [determine- determination] tion [ion] to level Friedrichstadt [Christadelphian] with the ground if neces- [NeWS- necessary] sary. [say] The Danes have laid the whole level country on both sides the Treene [Tree] under water. Von der Tann ecmmands [commands] the division operating azainstthe [assigns] right wing ef the Danes, and Genera Willisen, [Wilson] with the division under him, is wacthing [watching] the Danish centre. The King of Denmark arrived at Flonsburg, [Burgeon] in com- [company] pany [any] with the Heriditary [Hereditary] Prince Fredcrick, [Frederick] on the morning of the 27th. [the] The Copenhagen journals state that the king was about to issue another proclamation to the Duchies, counter- [countersigned] signed by the great powers, calling on the insurgents to iay [say] down their arms wituin [within] a given period, or the Danish zrecps [Scraps] would enter Holstein. it is reported from Berlin that Baron Bulow, [Blow] the envoy of the Duke of Holstein to the Bundestag at Frankfort, has claimed the right, on the part of his savereign [sovereign] the King of Denmark, to occupy the Duchy of Holstein with troops, if the Bund [Bound] cannot or does not enforce compliance with the terms of its treaty. The Holner [Horner] Zeitung [Stung] has a telegraphic despatch from on the 30th ult., stating that the Schleswig- [Schedules- SchleswigHolsteiners] Holsteiners [Holstein] have attacked and carried with the bayonet two of the entrenchments of Friedrichstadt. [Christadelphian] They took fourteen pieces of artillery. It is also stated that Priedrichsiadt [Protracted] is now surrounded on all sides. CONSTANTINOPLE. it is reported that Suleyman [Solemn] Pasha, the grand admiral, goes as ambassador to Paris, and that Mahmoud [Maud] Pasha will take command of the ficet. [first] Haricdden [Hurricane] Pasha is made governor of Bosnia, and takes with him civil en- [engineers] gineers [engineers] for the construction of railroads,-a subject of great interest with the Porte. Itis [Its] said that Kossuth dias [diss] requested permission to reside perpetually in Con- [Constantinople] stantinople; [Constantinople] the Divan has not yet replied. The Turks give si-ms of life respecting the Exhibition of 1851, and the Sultan has munificently ordered thai [that] ail expenses of conveyance, &c., should be at his own expense. We are to have select specimens of Aleppo and Damascus silks and cutlery. Constantinople, among cther [other] curiosities, furnishes a splendid three- [three oared] oared boat. Roumelia [Roumania] furnishes agricultural products, and Anatolia will send in specimens of her meitailic [metallic] AMERICA. The Steamer Hibernia, Captain Lang, reached the Mersey on Sunday evening. She left Boston at noon on the 18th ult.; and arrived in the harbour at half-past ten o'clock on Sunday evening, after a fine run of rather over eleven days. Off the coast of Halifax her engincs [engines] Were several times stopped in dense fogs; but generally she attained a fair average speed. The Canada arrived out at Halifax on ithe [the] 16th. [the] Mr. Stewart's nemination [nomination] as Secretary of the Interior has been confirmed by the senate. The bill for abolish- [abolishing] ing the slave trade in the district of Columbia has passed the senate by a majority of 33 to 19, and the house by a majority of 124 to47. [to] Colonel Fremont, one of the senators from California, has introduced a bill extending the laws and judicial system of the United States over California, and appointing a surveyor of the public lands to reside there, and keep the peace between the whites and the Indians. A vote has been taken in the house of representatives condemning the present ad valorem [removal] anti-protective tariff. by a majority of two. Mr. Stevens. of Pennsylvania, hus given notice of bills to prohibit slavery in Utah and New Mexico, and to repeal the Fugitive Slave Bill recontly [recently] passed by the two houses of Congress. The close of the ses [se] ion had been arranged to take place on the 36th of September. The following gceatiemen [costume] are already talked of as possible candidates for the presidency Whigs Henry Clay, Daniel Webster, General S-ott.- [S-ot] Democrats Buchanan, General Cass, Commodore Stockton, General Houston, General Wool, Levi Woodbury. The legislature of Texas, in anticipation of further difficulties in the settlement of the New Mexican boundary, has passed a bill for organising the county of Santa Fé, providing special taxes, authorising governinent [Government] to anticipate the collection, and to appoint a marshal and deputy, with power to arrest for treason. The house has voted aresolution [resolution] requiring the governor to submit to the people any proposition of Congress for the purchase of territory. A bill has been introduced, proposing to sell the north-west territory, and determin- [determined- determining] ing the northern boundary of Texas. A joint resolution has also been proposed requiring the government to demand of the general government the removal of all Indians beyond the limits of Texas. The legislature was expected to adjourn on the 5th ult. Lord Elgin, governor of the Canadas, [Canada] was in New York, whither he proceeded for the purpose of accom- [com- accompanying] panying [paying] to Canada Lady Elgin and his family, who had been spending six weeks at a watering place in the vicinity. An Irish sympathising meeting with Mr. W. S. OBrien [Brien] bas been held in New York. General O. Hinton, of Olio, [Oil] has been committed for trial on a charge of robbing the mails. In consequence of pie- [previous] 'vious [pious] robberies suspicion fell upon him, and packages of money were dirccted [directed] so as to eatch [each] his eye in a bank. He was subsequently watched during his journey by the mail coach, and was seen to carry off one of the mail cae [car] a barn. The Lind mania continues unabated. that the from Mexico to the 19th of August, state with ey session of congress had been conservative party in a majority. New Youn, [You] TO HALIFAX. mber [amber] 19.-Despatches brought b the Canada were delivered in New York on Tacedsy [Tastes] ys and a few hours from Liver- [Liver evening] evening, being in ten da are ry ame [me] of such i Farther piratical intentions in Cuba tee house of representatives passed a bill appropriating three millions and a quarter dollars prospectively to meet instaiments [instalments] under American indemnitive [indemnity] treaty. The stock market yesterday and to-day shows an advance on nearly every description, especially fancies. Sales Government sixes of '67, 106; '68 coupons, 118 [W] Read- [Reading] ing Railway advanced to 59 - - THE SEARCH FOR SIR JOHN FRANKLIN. Her Majesty's ship, North Star, Capt. J. Saunders, which went out in May, 1849, with provisions for Six John Franklin and the Arctic expedition, arrived at Spithead [Spread] at 10 40 on Saturday morning. We wish that we could report any tidings of Sir J ohn [on] Eee [See] bub unhappily, upon this important subject the Nor tars lor [or] is an extire [entire] blank. She left the ice on the 9th of Sept ensber [ensure in 69 deg. N. latitude and 60 W. longitude, rounded C2pe [Cape] F.rewell [F.well] on the 17th of September, passed the Lizard oa Friday and came into Spithead [Spread] by the needles. The North Star sailed from Green- [Greenhithe] hithe [tithe] on the 26th of May, 1849. On the 29th of July in that year shoe was beset in an ice-fieid, [ice-field] with which she drifted hc plessly [hc please] about just as the tide or wind im- [in- impelled] pelled [celled] hoz, [ho] until the 16th of August, when, a slight upening [opening] in the ice appearing, an effort was made to leave throngh [through] into clear water. This proved labour in vain, and no further move was made until the 21st of September, except as she drifted in the ice-floe in which she was fixed. On the day last named the North Star seemed driving before a hard gale from S8.S.W. directly down upon an enormous iceberg in Melville Sound, upon which if she had struck in the then prevailing weather, ker [er] total destruction would have been inevi- [vine- inevitable] table, Providentially,.a corner of the ice-field in which the North Star was being earricd [carried] furiouslyalong, [furiously along] cameinto [came into] violent collision with the berg, a large section was broken away, and the force of the blow canted the remaining portion, on which the North Star remained imbodded, [embodied] in a direction which carried it clear of the formidable berg by a distance of about 300 yards. The force of this shock so loosened the mass of ice that it broke up into bits, and the North Star got free. On the 30th Scop- [Cop- September] tember, [member] 1849, she took up her winter quarters in North Ster [Ste] Bay, so called after herself, a small bay up Wols- [Wold- Wolstenholme] tenholme [Denholme] Sound, lying in 76 deg. 33 min. north latitude, and U8 deg. 56inin. [Union] west longitude, the farthest point to the north at which a British ship ever wintered. The Novih [Nov] Star was not able to leave this retreat uniil [until] the Ist [Its] of August in this present year, and got into clear water on the 8rd [ord] of that month. On the 21st of August te North Star spoke the Lady Franklin, Cap- [Captain] tain Penny, avd [and] her consort the Sovhia; [Sofia] and the follow- [following] ing day speke [spoke] the Felix, Sir John Ross, in Lancaster Sound. Captain Peniy [Penny] reported that he had left Cap- [Captain] tain Austiz [Austin] all well on the 17th of August. On the 23rd of August the North Star began landing the pro- [provisions] visions she lid carried out in Navy Board Inlet, 72 deg. 44 min. N. Ist. [Its] deg. 56min. [min] W. long. She remained five days there, and was occupied four and a-half in land- [landing] ing Ler [Lee] stores, which were deposited in a ravine a short distance from the beach of Supply Bay, the bight in Navy Board Inlet, which the commander of the North Star so named. The position of the stores was indi- [India- indicated] cated [acted] by 2 flag staff, with a black ball, and a letter placed beneath a cairn of stones, which has become so common n index to deposits for Arctic explorers. The following is an extract of a letter from Captain Sir John Reuss, [Russ] i.N., to Captain W. A. B. Hamilton, R.N., Secretary to the Admiralty dated Felix disco- [discovery] very yacht, of Admiralty Inlet, Lancaster Sound, Aug. 22, 1850 -- Sir,-I hare to acquaint you, for the information of the Lord Cominissioners [Commissioners] of the Admiralty, that the Felix dis- [dis every] every yacht, with Ler [Lee] tender, the Mary, after obtaining an Esquimaux [Esquire] interpreter at Holsteinburg, [Upholsterer] and calling at Whate [What] Fish Islands, proceeded northward through the Wargatt [Watergate] Strait, and overtook her Majesty's discovery ships under the command of Captain Austin, on the llth [loth] of August and on the 12th the senior officer and the second in command having cordially communicated with me on the best node of performing the service on which we are inutually [unusually] embarked, arrangements were made and con- [concluded] cluded [eluded] for a simultaneous examination of every part of the eastern side of a north-west passage, in which it was pro- [probable] bable [able] that the missing ships could be found. Documeats [Documents] to that effect were exchanged, and subsequently assented to by Captains Forsyth and Penny. On the 18th of August natives wcre [were] discovered on the ice near to Cape York, with whom it was deemed advisable to communicate. On this service Lientenaut [Lieutenant] Cator, [Actor] in the Intrepid, was detached on the part cf Captain Austin; and on my part, Commander Phillips, with our Esquimaux [Esquire] interpreter, in the whale boat of the Felix. It was found by Lieutenant Cator [Actor] that Cap- [Captain] tain Penny had left with the natives a note for Captain Austin, but only relative to the state of the navigation. However, whcn [when] Commander Phillips arrived, the Esqui- [Esq- Esquire] maux, [Max] seeing one apparently of their own nation in the whale beat, came immediately to him, when a long conver- [cover- conversation] sation [station] took place, the purport of which could not be made known, as the interpreter could not explain himself to any one either in the Intrepid or the whale boat, as he under- [understands] stands only the Danish besides his own language, until he was brought on board the Prince Albert, where John Smith, the capiain's [captain's] steward of that vessel, who had been some years at the Hudson's Bay settlement of Churchill, and underst cd [understand cd] a little of the language, was able to give some explanation of Adam Beck's information, which was deemed of such importance that Captains Ommanney, [Oman] Phillips, and Forsyth, proceeded in the Intrepid to the Resolute, when it was decided by Captain Austin to send for the Danish interpreter of the Lady Franklin, which, having been unsuccessful in an attempt at getting through the ice to the westward, was only a few miles distant. In the meantime, it was known that in ad- [addition] dition [edition] to the first information a ship (which could only be the North Star) had wintered in Wolstenholme Sound, called by the natives Ourinak, [Urinary] and had only left it a month ago This proved to be true, but the interpretation of the ane [an] was totaliy [total] at variance with the information given by the other, who, although for obvious reasons he did not dare to contradict the Dane, subsequently maintained the truth of his statement, which induced Captain Austin to despatch the Intrepid, with Captains Ommanney [Oman] and Phillips, taking with then both our interpreters, Adam Beck, and a young native, who had been persuaded to come as one of the crew of the Assistance, and examine Wolstenholme Sound. In the meantime, it had been unanimously decided that no alteration should be made in our previous arrangement, it being obvious that while there remained a chance of saving the lives of those in the missing ships who may be yet alive, a further search for those who had perished should be postponed and accordingly the Resolute, Pioneer, and rince [since] Albert parted company on the 15th. [the] The following is an extract of a letter from Captain Penny to the Admiralty Secretary, dated Her , Ship Lady Franklin, Lancaster Sound, August 21,1850 [21,W] Sir,-I beg to acquaint you, for the information of the Lords Cominissioners [Commissioners] of the Admiralty, that the vessel under my command got clear of Melville Bay on Sunday, the 11th August. On the following day I landed at Ca York, and had communication with the Esquimaux. [Esquire] On the 18th Captain Austin's expedition came up, and next morning i wis informed of a report, said to be got from the Esquimaux [Esquire] I had on board for several hours. It was to the effect that Sir John Franklin's ships had been lost 40 miles to the northward, and the crews murdered. imme- [Mme- immediately] diately [lately] offered my services, together with those of my in- [interpreter] terpreter, [Trotter] and was happy to find that the sole foundation for the tidines [tidings] was that the North Star had wintered in the situation reterred [referred] to. Immediately on the report being cleared up, Captain Austin left with Sir John Ross and Captain Forsyth's schooner in tow, and we were detained by calms and bay ice, so that we did not reach Jones's Sound till midnight on the 18th. [the] We were prevented from approaching within 25 wiles of the sound by a chain of immense floes, and were obliged to haul out N. W. (per compass) to get clear of the ice. We entered Lancaster Sound the following nivht [night] in company with the American schooners, having strong winds from the S.W. (per com- [compass] pass.) For the last twenty-four hours we have been dodging in the neighbourhoo l [neighbourhood l] of the Admiralty Inlet, a heavy sea running, and very thick weather, my wish being to get intelligence of piaces [pieces] where provisions had been landed by the North Star. That vessel is now ia sight ahead. Ihave [Have] prepared this despatch for their lordships to forward by Mr. Saunders, who will be able to inform you satisfactorily of the state of Lancaster Sound. From the information I have received from Mr. Saunders, it is at present my intention to put my vessels into some bight on the north shore of the Sound, allowing the ice to driit [drift] past them, and I shall then use every endeavour to put to the westward, and follow out their lordships' instructions in that quarter. The following is an extract cf a letter from Cantain [Captain] Ommanney [Oman] to the Secretary of the Admiralty, dated Wer We] Majesty's ship off Lancaster Sound, in lat. 75 46 WN. long. 75 49 W. August 17, 1850 [W] Sir,-I tave [ave] the honour to acquaint you, for the informa- [inform- information] tion [ion] of the Lords Commissionors [Commissioners] of the Admiralty, that her Slajesty's [Majesty's] chip Assistance, and her tender, her Majesty's stewun-vessel [stew-vessel] Intvepid, [Intrepid] have this day succeeded in effecting u passage acruss [across] to the west weter, [water] und [and] are now proceeding to Lancaster Sound, offiecrs [officers] and crews all well, with fine clear weather and open water as far beseen. [been] Agree- [Agreeably] ably with 'istructions [instructions] reecived [received] from Captain H. Austin, we parted company on the 15th, [the] at one, a.m., off Cape Dudley Diggs, [Dogs] as the ice was then sufficiently open to anticipate no further obstruction in effecting the North Passage. He was anxious to proceed to Pond's Bay, and from thence take up the examinatiun [examination] along the south shores of Lane caster Sound, leaving me to ascertain the truth of a report obtained fromm [from] Esquimaux [Esquire] at Cape York, respecting some ship or skips having beea [been] seen near Wolstenholme Island, afer [after] which to proceed to the north shore of Lancaster ound fund] and Wellington Channel. On passing Cape York (the 14th instant), natives were seen. By the directions of Captain Austin, I landed and communicated with them, when we were informed that they had seen a ship in that neighbourhood in the spring, and that she was housed in. Upon this intelligence, I shipped one of the natives, who volunteered to act as interpreter and guide, On parting with Captain Austin, we proceeded towards Wolstenholme Island, where I left the ship, and proceeded in her Majesty's steam-vessel Intrepid into Wolstenholme Sound. and by the guidance of the Esquimaux [Esquire] succeeded in finding a bay about thirteen miles her in, and sheltered by a prominent headland. In the cairns erected here, we found a document, stating that the North Star had wintered in the bay, a copy of which I have the honour to transmit to their lordships. Previous to searching the spot where the North Star wintered, I exam- [examined] ined [ned] the deserted Esquimaux [Esquire] settlement. At this spot we found evident traces of some ship having been in the neigh- [neighbourhood] bourhood, [boyhood] from empty preserved meat canisters and some clothes left near a pool of water, marked with the name of a corporal belonging to the North Star. Having ascer- [ace- ascertained] tained [gained] this satisfactory information, I returned to Wolsten- [Swollen- Wolstenholme] holme [home] Island, where a document was deposited, recording our proceedings. At six a.m. of the 16th instant, I rejoined the ship, and proceeded in tow to the westward, and am happy to inform you that the across has been made i without obstruction, towing through loose and straggling ice. The expedition was beset in Melville Bay, surrounded by heavy and extensive floes of ice, from the llth [loth] of July b of August, 1850, when, after great exertion, a te as effected and we succeeded in reaching Cape York by continuing along the edge of the land ice after which we have been tavoured [favoured] with plenty of water. Capt. Penny's expedition was in company during most part of the time while in Melville Bay, and up to the 14th instant, when we left him off Cape Dudley Diggs, [Dogs] all well. In crossing Melville Bay, we fell in with Sir John Ross and Captain Forsyth's expedition. These Captain Austin has assisted, by towing them towards their destinations the latter proceeded with him, and the former has remained with us. Having placed Sir John Ross in the fair way of reaching Lancaster Sound, with a fair wind and open water, his vessel has been cast off in this position. I shall there- [therefore] fore proceed, with all despatch, to the examination of the north shores of Lancaster Sound and Wellington Channel, according to Captain Austin's directions. Railway Lntelliqence. [Intelligence] LANCASHIRE YORKSHIRE RAILWAY. REDUCTION OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS. A special mecting [meeting] of this company took place at Manchester on Wednesday, for the purpose of reducing the number of directors, and to elect new members of the board. Mr. William Marshall presided. The meet- [meeting] ing was very numerously attended. The CHAIRMAN, in opening the proceedings, said he hoped all prejudice would be dismissed from the minds of the proprictors, [proprietors] and that they would carefully weigh the respective merits of those proposed as directors apart from any other consideration. He stated that the committce [committee] appointed at the last meeting to assist the directors in the task of remodelling the directory had met on the 4th of September, and sat from ten in the morning till seven in the evening, without accomplish- [accomplishing] ing the object for which they assembled. The matter has since been under the consideration of the directors, but he regretted to state that they were not prepared to present the meeting with a list. The Chairman then read the following letter from Mr. Houldsworth, an- [announcing] nouncing [announcing] the resignation of his seat at the board [board] The course adopted by a majority of the directors in reference to the late proceedings for the reconstruction of the board appears to me, after much consideration, to have been so opposed to the spirit of the arrangement entered into with the shareholders on the 3rd of July- [July] to the whole proceedings of the board itself, in reference to the nomination of the new board, and to what was due to the gentlemen nominated, that I cannot identify myself with it by sharing in the responsibility of con- [conducting] ducting the affairs of the company under circumstances so fruitful of discord and difficulty. I have, therefore, come to the conclusion to resign my seat at the board, and to request you to be kind enough to convey this intimation to my colleagues. Mr. W. Evans (a member of the committee appointed to confer with the directors) said he thought that after the conduct of the directors at the last meeting towards Mr. Houldsworth, that gentleman could not do other- [otherwise] wise, as a man of honour, than adopt the course he had one. Mr. Mowatt, [Matt] M.P., expressed his opinion that Mr. Houldsworth's conduct in resigning would raise him very considerably in the estimation of the proprietors. (Loud cheers.) The CHairMAN [Chairman] moved, and Mr. STEwaRT [Stewart] seconded, That the number of directors be reduced to 10, and that with that view the following members (blank) do retire from the board. Mr. Mowatt, [Matt] M.P., moved the following amendment That ali the members of the board, except the follow- [following] ing eleven, should retire -Messrs. T. Broadbent, G. Wilson, W. Marshall, H. W. Wickham, G. Anderton, C. H. Jones, W. Rand, W. Stewart, E. Harper, W. Moxon, and E. Akroyd; and that the remaining members remain as the basis of the new board. Mr. T. seconded tke [the] amendment, which, however, after a brief discussion was withdrawn, and the original motion carried unanimously. Mr. Mowatt, [Matt] M.P., then moved the following resolu- [resolute- resolution] tion [ion] That the present board of directors having been reduced to ten, exclusive of those members who are entitled to seats by virtue of agreements with other companies, in order to carry into effect such resolution, the following members of the present board-Leceo [board-Lace] Schus- [Scours- Schuster] ter, [te] C. P. Gronfell, [Greenfield] Robert Gill, James Hatton, Samuel Brooks, John Smith, Robert Buchanan, J. R. Ralph, James Andus, [Andes] Joseph Bateson, Edward Ellice, Joseph Hegan, John M. Lawes-do and shall forthwith cease to be directors of this company, leaving the following genilemen [gentlemen] as the basis of the new board-Messrs. Ak- [Akroyd] royd, Anderton, Broadbent, Harper, Jones, Marshall, Moxon, Rand, Stewart, Wickham, and Wilson. Mr. T. FIELDEN seconded the mction. [action] Mr. the mayor of Chester, then moved, and Mr. Macvicar [Mac vicar] seconded, the following amendment - That in order to effect the said reduction, the fol- [following] lowing members shall cease to be upon the board - Messrs. Andus, [Andes] Bateson, Broadbent, Brooks, Ellis, Bu- [Buchanan] chanan, [chan] Harper, Jones, Egan, Schuster, Grenfell, [Greenfield] Ralph, Hatton, and Captain Lawes. Mr. Mowatt [Matt] said, before the meeting went to a vote he wished it to be understood that he never attributed any wrong motives to the present board all he attri- [atari- attributed] buted [bute] to them was, the greatest incapacity for the office they filled. (Applause.) After rather severely criti- [critic- criticising] cising [rising] two of the directors, Messrs. Stewart and Gill, he said he was informed that the men whom it was pro- [proposed] posed to add to the boord [board] had plans by which they could double the income of the shareholders; and though he did not go with them to the full extent of their opinions, he thought they were the sort of meri [merit] to be elected on this board. Mr. Git objected to the expressions of Mr. Mowatt [Matt] respecting members of the present board, and said he had been the means of reducing the expenditure by 8,000 a year. He had also obtained higher tariffs, and made arrangements with other companies, which had raised their receipts for the past five weeks to an average of 4,000 above the income of the corresponding traffic of last year. (Applause.) He took credit for having stopped many of the works of the company which would, if allowed to go on, have ruined the company, and caused them to stop payment. He got rid of an impost of 200,000 guarantees of one of Mr, Hudson's lines. (Hear, hear.) Mr. Stewart claimed credit for having worked very hard for the company, and though an increase of 4,000 per week in the income of the company might show no talent, he thought the board was entitled to credit for it. The CHarirman [Chairman] then put the amendment to the meeting by show of hands, and it was negatived by a large majority. The CHatRMAN [Chairman] was about to put the original motion, when Mr. WiLtiams [Williams] demanded a scrutiny. Mr. Steele and Mr. Henry Rawson were appointed scrutineers. The meeting then proceeded to a scrutiny. The meeting resumed at twelve o'clock on Thursday, but adjourned till four, the scrutineers not hav ..g [have ..g] finished their labours. At half past six they entered the room, and declared the result to be as follows -For the first amendment, the total votes present and proxies, 29,212; against it, 22,026; majority, 7,186. For the second amend- [amendment] ment, [men] total votes present and by proxy, 29,042; against it, 19,645 majority, 9,397. Mr. Absolom Watkin then moved, that, looking at the great majority of personal voters against the amendments, though the greater amount of property might be in favour of them, there could be no hope of peace in the country until some concession was made to the parties who opposed them, and therefore, that the following gentlemen be added to the board, increasing the number to 25 -Messrs. Houldsworth, Mowatt, [Matt] Rawson, Evans, and Brogden. This resolution the chairman de- [declined] clined [lined] to put, as not coming within the object of the meet- [meeting] ing and after votes of thanks to the scrutineers and chair- [chairman] man, the meeting dissolved. OPENING OF THE LIVERPOOL, CROSBY, AND SOUTHPORT RalLway.-Hitherto [Railway.-Hitherto] much inconvenience to the public has been caused in consequence of the line being only opened between Waterloo and Southport, the former place being six miles from Liverpool. Ommibuses [Omnibuses] have had to convey the passengers between Liverpool and Waterloo; but the opening of the line throughout does away with this incon- [income- inconvenience] venience [convenience] to the public. 'The line having been inspected by the Government officer, was formally opened by the directors on Saturday last, and found to be in every respect ready for . traffic. In order to avoid the enormous expense which would necessarily have been incurred by making an inde- [ind- independent] pendent entrance into Liverpool, the directors at the time they obtained their act of Parliament entered into an arrangement with the Lancashire and Yorkshire Company to run into their line about three miles from Liverpool, and also to make use of their station near the Exchange. Terms have been agreed upon with the Lancashire and Yorkshire Company to work the line, finding both carriages and loco- [locomotive] motive power, and on Tuesday morning the latter named company's engines and carriages traversed the line. A valuation of the carriages, engines, &c., belonging to the Liverpool, Crosby, and Southport Company is immediately to be made, after which they will be handed over to the Lancashire and Yorkshire Company in pursuance of the terms of the agreement. The opening of this line is con- [considered] sidered [resided] of the greatest importance to the immense number of Liverpool merchants and others who reside out at Bootle, Seaforth, Waterloo, and other places on the banks of the Mersey. a PROGRESS OF THE BUILDING FOR THE EXHIBITION OF 1851.-At [W.-At] length the actual work of erecting a building wherein the products of the industry of all nations are to be collected has been commenced. Within the vast hoarding which has been put up round the site selected, a busy scene presents itself. The levels and measurements of the ground necessary before commencing operations have all been com- [completed] pleted, [plated] and the iron pillars upon which the structure is to rest are being fixed in their places. A large portion of the materials to be used are already within the enclosure, and the working sheds and other preparations and facilities for pushing on the great undertaking having been finished, the inhabitants of the metropolis will now from day to day be able to watch the progress made. In three months from this time an edifice constructed entirely of iron and glass, covering more than eighteen acres of land, and capable of giving house room to all that is rare and valuable in human industry, is to rise from its foundations. Within as short a period it seems almost impossible to imagine that a work of such magnitude can be completed, but those who have undertaken the contract, and are responsible for its per- [performance] formance, [France] speak confidently on the subject. In the mean- [meantime] time there is nothing to be seen within the enclosure but of iron, a few sheds, some cranes, two or threeslender [three slender] oldings, [holding] and about 250 or 300 workmen, all busily en- [engaged] gaged [aged] at their appointed tasks. At the main entrance crowds of labourers are collected in the hope of employ- [employment] ment, [men] and where between the planks of the hoarding a glimpse of the interior can be obtained the idle and curious assemble to watch.- [watch] Times, COUNTY EXPENDITURE MOVEMENT. MEETING AT NEWTON. . A meeting of deputations from boards of guardians, convened by the committee appointed at previous mect- [met- meetings] ings to conduct this movement, was held at the Legh Arms Hotel, Newton-le-Willows, on Monday last. The purpose for which the meeting was convened was to receive the report of the committee, and consider and determine the course to be adopted during the next session of parliament. The was very nume- [name- numerously] rously [rosy] attended. The following members of parliament were present --Messrs. William Brown, M.P., Alexander Henry, M.P., James Heywood, M.P., Wilson Patten, M.P., R. A. Thicknesse, [Thickness] M.P., and Joseph Brotherton, MP. The following boards of guardians sent deputa- [deputy- deputations] tions [tins] to the meeting, viz., Rochdale, Chorley, Burnley, Preston, Salford, Rotherham, the Fylde Union, Barton- [Barton] upon-Irwell, [Irwell] Ashton-under-Lyne, Oldham, Chorlton, Warrington, West Derby, Stoke-upon-Trent, Cheadle, Ashbourne, and Leigh. Mr. R. T. Parker, of Careton [Carlton] Hall was called to the chair. The CHAIRMAN, in opening the procecdings, [proceedings] said that he was sorry to say that the bill which, with great in- [industry] dustry [industry] and care, was prepared in the last session of parliament by Mr. Roberts, had not been successful. It was their desire to obtain, if possible, a more popular character for the assessing of county rates, and a bill on that principle passed the second reading. The com mittce [Mitts] of the House of Commons to whom it was re- [referred] ferred, [erred] came to the resolution that county financial boards should be established, and after coming to that resolution they negatived all the clauses of the bill which had for their object to carry into effect a measure which they themselves declared to be desirable. They then went on to make sundry resolutions in tendering their report to the house. In one of them the com- [committee] mittee [matter] stated that it had been proved that the adminis- [admin- administration] stration [station] of the financial affairs of the counties had caused dissatisfaction and subsequently, in the course of the same paragraph, they afford as it shield and a screen to those who had the authority to manage the county expenditure, namely, the county magistrates ; they state that this dissatisfaction has been caused in other ways, and most materially by the pressure of county 1ates, [rates] owing to the fulfilment of the public duties prescribed by acts of the legislature. He could not say that he concurred in that view it appeared to him that though acts of the legislature prescribed the erection, for instance, of gaols [goals] and lunatic asylums, they did not prescribe to the magistrates to indulge in such an extravagant expenditure as should render the gaols [goals] more fit for the habitation of respectable parties, than places for the reform or punishment of dissolute persons, or those who had offended against their country. The committee then went on to state that it is desirable to give a more popular constitution to the authority by which county financial matters are administered; and they state that, in their opinion, the origination of such a change should be undertaken by her Majesty's govern- [government] ment, [men] i remark of great importance, as serving to direct the meeting in the course they might think it right to pursue. Again, they remarked that the evidence this committee has received had led them to the conclusion that improvements might be effected in the present mode of transacting the financial business of the county, some of which would require legislative enactments. But, instead of being prepared with any recommenda- [recommend- recommendation] tion [ion] to amend the bill before them, they proceeded to negative every clause, and to report to the house that the bill was unfit to pass intoa [into] law. He thought that it was a great dereliction of duty on their part, when, after the conclusion to which they had come, they could pass over anything so essential to the system of taxa- [taxation] tion, [ion] without giving some recommendation with re- [reference] ference [France] to carrying out what they recommended-the giving a popular constituticn [constitution] t6 the financial boards. Mr. Joun [John] Livesey, of Preston, read the report of the committee, which detailed the mode in which the bill was defeated last session on its second reading, after it had been referred to a select committee up stairs, who reported against it, though in that report they ad- [admitted] mitted- [fitted- admitted] That the evidence which this committee has received, has led them to the conclusion that improvements mizht [might] be effected in the present mode of transacting the financial business of counties, some of which would require legisla- [legislate- legislative] tive [tie] enactments. This admission we might have expected to be followed by some effective remedial proposal, instead of which we find the following trivial and superficial suggestions - 1. That economy of county rates would be promoted, if clerks of the peace were remunerated for their services by fixed salaries, instead of by fees, and the duties of their office would then be as well, if not better, discharged. 2. That notices of the financial and other business to be transacted at each quarter sessions for counties ought to previously advertised in the county newspapers for two or more weeks, for the information of the ratepayers at large, and copies of annual financial statements ought to be to every union within each county, for circu- [circus- circulation] ation. [action] 3. That the financial accounts of counties ought to be annually audited by some official and responsible public officer, and the right of inspecting all vouchers and accounts of public expenditure ought, under proper regulations, to be given to the ratepayers. The committee then proceed to observe, in answer to these suggestions of the parliamentary committee- [committee] In the first place, the fees of clerks of the peace form only one item in the annually recurring list of county disburse- [disbursements] ments, [rents] and, however economically adjusted, could have no influence upon the more serious expenditure relating to gaols, [goals] asylums, the constabulary, &c. In the second place, the ratepayers could derive little benefit from the proposed notices of motions and distribution of accounts, so long as their actual voice, by means of representatives, was inter- [interdicted] dicted [ducted] at the deliberations of the magistracy. And notwith- [not with- notwithstanding] standing the committee's offer to submit the magistrates' accountsto [accounts to] publicandit [publican] in future, we cannot but think thai [that] it would be more consonant with reason and justice to prevent improper expenditure being incurred, than to protest against it when it cannot be retracted. Nor are we prepared to advise the acceptance of other compromises which have re- [recently] cently [cent] been suggested, such as permitting a limit d number of guardians to take part in the transaction of county finan- [final- financial] cial [coal] business, the numbers and powers of the magistracy engaged in such business remaining as at present. The proposal contained in our bill of last session (viz., the con- [constitution] stitution [institution] of county financial boards, consisting of one-half of magistrates and one-half of ratepayers, elected by represen- [represent- representative] tative [native] members of boards of guardians) was supported in the select committee by the vote of the then Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department, and we have not yet heard a more feasible plan for securing the representation ot the ratepayers in county afiairs. [affairs] We would therefore respect- [respectfully] fully advise the meeting to adhere to the measure in its integrity, and to urge its adoption upon government by every means in its power. In conclusion, we have to state that our operations during the past session have been chietly [chiefly] confined to correspondence with boards of guardians through- [throughout] out the country, the circulation of documents relating to county expenditure, and the appointment and maintenance of deputations to confer with government aud [and] members of parliament, and to watch the proceedings of the select com- [committee] thittee. [thirteen] The committee concludes their report by adding- [adding] In addition to the numerous committee meetings which have been held in Manchester, an important conference for securing the co-operation of boards of guardians and others in Yorkshire, was held at Normanton on the 23d of Janu- [Jan- January] ary [art] last, when Mr. Roberts and Mr. Livesey attended as a deputation, and the resuli [result] has been an accession to the cause of considerable interest in the West Riding. Similar steps might advantageously have been taken with reference to other counties, but the pecumiary [pecuniary] means at our com- [command] mand [and] have hitherto been insutficient [sufficient] for that purpose. The total sum expended in the prosecution of this movement up to the present time has been 1,037 17s. 1d. (the details of which will be forwarded to each subscribing union,) and a deficiency of 150 still remains to be met. For this pur- [our- purpose] pose and for the further vigorous prosecution of the move- [movement] ment [men] it is imperatively requisite that the committee should receive an extension of pecuniary assistance. Mr. Roserts, [Roberts] of Rochdale, then read leters [letters] from the following members of parliament, who had been invited to attend, but were unable to be present -the Right Hon. Thomas Milner Gibson, M.P., Sir Joshua Walms- [Wales- Walmsley] ley, the Hon. Colonel Lindsay, and Messrs. Joseph Hume, James Kershaw, James Pilkington, W. Williams, and William Williams, M.P.; and he stated that Mr. Bright, M.P., would have been present but for the melancholy death of a sister. He also read a letter from the Tame Union (situated partly in Buckingham- [Buckinghamshire] shire and partly in Oxfordshire.) expressing a strong opinion in favour of the movement. Rey. Mr. Jonxs, [Jones] the representative of the Cheadle Union, the ratepayers of which, he stated, were almost unanimous in support of the movement, said that the greatest alarm prevailed in Staffordshire with respect to the administration of the county financial affairs ; they felt sure that they were not economically admi- [admit- administered] nistered, [registered] and that no reform could take place until the representative principle was introduced. He referred at some length to the abuses which formerly prevailed in the administration of the financial affairs of the county of Stafford and argued, from the principles of the British constitution, in favour of the raising and manage- [management] ment [men] of county taxation by a popular and representa- [present- representative] tive, [tie] instead of an inresponsible [responsible] body. He would not deny the crown the power of appointing the magis- [magic- magistrates] trates [rates] but he denied its right tv appoint men to tax the ratepayers. He thought that eventually this bill would be carried, not perhaps quite as they wished, but in such a manner as to give the ratepayers the control of the expenditure and when they got that control they would soon find the expenditure diminish. He then moved That the proceedings of the committee be approved and she report which has been read to this miogting [Minting] be printed, and a copy be sent to each union in England and Wales. Mr. CHaRLEs [Charles] Dixon, of Rotherham, seconded the resolution. He believed that Yorkshire felt as strongly in favour of this movement for a reduction of the expen- [expense- expenditure] liture [literature] as Lancashire, for they had as much cause. The county expenditure for the West Riding of Yorkshire was, in 1824, 38,860, in 1832 it had risen to 53,477, and it had since gone on increasing until, in 1847, it had nsen [sense] to 103,561. It was necessary for the farmers that under present circumstances not only the rent of the land but every call upon the farmers should be reduced; and the county rate formed no small amount ef the claim upon the agriculturist. The resolution was then put to the meeting, and was carried unani- [unanimously] mously. [Mosley] Mr. Joun [John] Livesey, of Preston, then moved the second resolution, as follows - That the irresponsible power of the magistrates to raise large sums of money by way of county rate, and expend the same uncontrolled by the ratepayers, is a principle so unjust as to require forthwith the interference of the govern- [government] ment [men] and legislature. Mr. Rocer [Roger] Fenton, of Rochdale, seconded the resolu- [resolute- resolution] tion, [ion] which was also agreed to unanimously. Mr. Britt, the chairman of the Stoke-upon-Trent Union, moved the third resolution - That two elected members of each Board of Guardians in this county, together with the following gentle- [gentlemen] men viz., John Livesey, Esq., of Preston; Joseph Schofield, Esq., of Rochdale; Robert Tweedale, Esq., of Rochdale; and Henry Newall, Esq., of Littleburough, [Little] be re-appointed a committee to carry out and promote the ob- [objects] jects [sects] of this meeting, and the meeting held at this house on the 15th January, 1849, with full power and authority to adopt such procecdings [proceedings] as shall appear to them most expe- [exe- expedient] dient, [diet] with power to add to their number, any three to form a quorum. Mr. SuitH, [South] chairman of the Ashbourn [Osborne] Union, seconded the resolution, which passed unanimously. Mr. ABRAHAM SMITH, of the Chorlton Board, said that if the ratepayers of that union had been inclined to re- [relax] -lax in their exertions, the last call for county rates would have been enough to rouse their energies. The last call but one upon the Chorlton Union was 462; W] but the last call was 540, or 80 more.-He moved the next resolution - That it be an instruction to the committee to appoint a deputation to wait upon the government, to urge upon them the introduction of a bill carrying out the arrangement of a more popular constitution in the administration of county finance, so as to secure an adequate representation of the ratepayers. The motion was seconded by Mr. Bentiey, [Bentley] the chair- [chairman] man of the Oldham Board of Quardians, [Guardians] and also carried. Mr. Hoterook [Heroic] GASKELL then moved - That the thanks of the meeting be given to the members of parliament who have honoured the mecting [meeting] this day with their attendance, and that the hon. gentlemen, and other hon. members who have this day favoured the meeting with their communications, be respectfully requested to ac- [accompany] company any deputation to government which may be ap- [appointed] pointed in pursuance of the preceding resolution. He did not wish to reflect upon the magistrates; he believed that there was noi [no] a better disposed set of men in the kingdom; but there was an important principle involved in the question. From their position and habits of life, they were not the best persons to attend to the frugal and economical expenditure of the county funds, whereas the poor-law guardians being selected generally from men engaged in business, who were every week and every day engaged in the important duty of trying to make one pound go the length of two, to make money, and to save it, were well adapted to carry the county bag, and to held the strings of the county purse; while the county mazistrates [magistrates] would thus be released from the important duties which otherwise devolved upon them, and which were increasing every year, the elected representatives at the county boards would be able to effect a very considcrable [considerable] saving in the county expenditure. Mr. ALDRED, the chairman of the Rotherham Board of Guardians, seconded the resolution. A GuarD1ay, [Guard] from Leigh, stated that a large majority of that board had taken a warm interest in the measure, and were favourable to it, as were also the ratepayers generally.-The resolution was then put to the meeting and was unanimously agreed to. Mr. WitttamM [Witty] Brown, M.P., in acknowledging the vote of thanks, said that he believed there was no dan- [danger] ger [her] that the members then present discontinue to support the principle that taxation and representa- [present- representation] tion [ion] should be co-extensive. He felt, however, that success was very hopeless, unless they could induce the government to take the question up; for there was an unwillingness on the part of the magistrates to part with their power. They thought that the present movement was trenching upon their power and were unwilling to submit to it. But as the government were favourable to the movement he thought they should press the case upon them, and if possible, enlist them into their service. Mr. J. Wilson Patten, M.P., Mr. Henry, M.P., Mr. James Heywood, M.P., Mr. Brotherton, M.P., and Mr. R. A. Thicknesse, [Thickness] M.P., next addressed the meeting, expressive of the opinion that taxation and representa- [present- representation] tion [ion] should go together. Mr. THomas [Thomas] Livesey, of Rochdale, said that having been connected with this agitation since its commence- [commencement] ment, [men] he would never accept any compromise whatever. Every speaker that day had avowed himself in favour of the great principle of taxation and representation going hand in hand; now, if that principle were carried out, what right had the magistrates to a seat at the county boards at all, unless they were elected by their brother ratepayers. A compromise had there- [therefore] fore been already made in drawing up the bill as it at present stood the ratepayers had already given enough power to the magistrates, and retained little enough in their own hands, and therefore he did not wish it to go to the world that the meeting was ready to accept any further compromise. He never knew of any good being obtained by a compromise no great principle was ever achieved when its friends compromised with its oppo- [op- opponents] nents. [rents] The principle for which they contended was so just that it must succeed in time, and it rested with the ratepayers how soon. This question must be made a hustings question, for it was a question of the pocket, and no constituency was doing justice to itself unless they tested their members on it when they appeared before them. In conclusion, he moved a vote of thanks to the chairman, which was seconded and carried. Mr. PaRKER, [Parker] in acknowledging the vote, said that it appeared from two returns which he had in his hand, that the calls for county rates made upon the Rochdale Union in the half-year ending September,1848, amounted 2,175; in the half-year ending September, 1849, to 1,509; and in the half-year ending September, 1850, to 2,678. That did not show much improvement; he had not been able to obtain a similar statement from any other union, except Chorlton, which presented much the same aspect. The total amount of county rate called for in the half-year ending September, 1848, was 2,105; in the half-year ending September, 1849, 1,296; and in the half-year ending September, 1850, 1,793, or nearly thirty per cent more than in the pre- [previous] vious [pious] year, and nearly equal to the year before that. These documents did not present a promising appear- [appearance] ance, [once] and showed the necessity of adopting some other means than we had at present for curtailing our county expenditure. (Hear, hear.) Th proceedings tien [ten] terminated. - JO DzatH [Death] OF LorD [Lord] LEIGH.-We regret to announce the death of the Right Hon. Lord Leigh, which took place at Bonn, on the Rhine, on Friday last, at a quarter before ten a.m. It appears that some weeks ago his lurdship [lordship] had lef [le] England for the benefit of his health, which had been seri- [seriously] ously [isl] impaired. On Thursday last he was pronounced to progressing so favourably towards recovery, that he had resolved to return home. On the same night, however, at ten o'clock, his lordship was seized with an apopleeiic [apoplexy] fit, and from that hour he continued senseless untii [until] the follow- [following] ing morning, when he died. Lady Leigh and her family were with his lordship at the time of his death. Lord Leioh [Leigh] was the author of a volume of poems, which obtained some favour at the time of their publication, and his name has since been rendered somewhat conspicuous in certain legal proceedings, through which a fruitless attempt was made to question his lordship's title to the estates he enjoyed. The late Lord Leigh was the first baron ot that name, and was created in the year 1839. He was the son of James Henry Leigh, Esq., by the eldest daughter of the tenth Lord Saye and Sele. [See] He was married in the month of March, 1819, to the eldest daughter of the Rev, Wiliiam [William] Shippen Willes, [Wilkes] of Astrop [Strip] House, Northamptonshire. His lordship was descended from Sir Thomas Leigh, Knight, Lord Mayor of London, in 1558, and was great-yrandson [great-Anderson] of Sir Peter Leigh, Knight-Baronet, who teil [tel] at Agincourt. [Account] Lord Leigh was in his sixticth [sixth] year when he died. He will be succeeded in the title by his eldest son, the Hon, Wil- [William] liam Henry Leigh. The principal estate of the familv [family] is Stoneleigh Abbey, in Warwickshire, and there is also pro- [property] perty [petty] appertaining to the title in six other counties of England. The body of the deceased peer is expected to arrive in London on Sunday morning, on its way to Stone- [Stoneleigh] leigh [Leigh] Abbey, for interment in the family vault. BURGLARY AND ATTEMPTED MurRDER.-On [Murder.-On] Monday tke [the] authorities at Great Scotland Yard, and the metropo- [metro- metropolitan] litan [Latin] police generally, received information that the resi- [rest- residence] dence [dene] of the Rev. Edward Hollest, [Holes] of Frimley Green, on the borders of Surrey and Hampshire, and the scene of the late fatal prize fight, was entered on Friday nighi [night] last by a number of men, two of whom were short and stout, and disguised inmasks. [masks] They presented theinselves [themselves] at the rev. gentleman's and one of them shot at and wounded him. The villains afterwards ransacked the house of watches, jewellery of various descriptions, a considerable sum in money, and plate toa [to] great amount, with which they got clear away. Three suspicious men were seen in the village of Frimley, which is distant 2 mile and a half, in the afternoon of the same day; they were dressed re- [respectably] spectably, [respectable] and one carried a large black bag. 50 reward is offered for their apprehension.-Morni [apprehension.-Morn] x y Herald. PREPARATIONS IN BIRMINGHAM FOR THE EXHIBITION OF 1851.-We [W.-We] are now in a position to state, which we do with much satistaction, [satisfaction] that the majority of the manufactures of Birmingham will be well and fully illustrated in the ap- [approaching] proaching [preaching] exhibition. An analysis of the returns show that out of 120 trades capable of being recognised in the exhibi- [exhibit- exhibition] tion, [ion] 66 are represented by 163 exhibitors; that these ask for a space for the purpose of exhibiting their manufactures of nearly 16,000 feet. The numbers of each trade are as follows - Brassfoundry........... [Brass foundry] 25 Miscellaneous Bellows ...... 1 Nails (cut) ....... Buttons ... 13 Optical and M Clocks ......... 2 Instruments 5 Electro-plate, &c. 12 Papier [Paper] ass... 6 Pearland Tortoise-shellwork [Tortoise-shell work] 3 Gums, GC... eee [see] 10 Saddlers' Ironmongery, &e. 7 Hooks, Eyes, &c. 2 Saddlery and Leathor [Leather] goods 1 Tronfoundry, [Foundry] . 7 38 Jewellery and Toys............ 4 Steel Pens ...... 3 Machinery. EEC. POTS 1 B Ools, [Oils] Saws, Jack q Models of Machinery .......... 7 Wirework, [Fireworks] te 3 Musical Instrumenis [Instruments] ......... 3 Upholstery 1 We are glad to add that the list of exhibitors already re- [received] ceived [received] includes all our ing and best manufacturers ix the Tio [To] de; ae ents [ants] enumerated. So far as we can learn, Indivi [Divine] pre are on a Birme [Burma] he owner parations [preparation] large . trade there was not accuiin [accusing] WRECK OF THE BARQtE [Bart] ATIC. [TIC] Extract of a letter received from C the above ill-fated vessel, a dre [Dr] ng; RAR [TAR] oy resident in this neighbourhooy [neighbourhood] I shipped in the Asiatic on ti. 1 Adelaide, and had a very quick as ihe [the] off the Cape of Good Hope, when. WiLL [Will] oy of wind from the N.W., we were constantly kept at the ite, [it] ND Seca [Sea] increased into a perfect the captain, were kept at the not being able to pump the wath. [with] in. We then tried to enter Sim but the wind was so strons [strong] y.. an captain then called us all into his ene 'Now, my lads, you have ali done v.... as you see plainly we cannot i hte [the] we must try to keep heratloat [Herald] a nn) try to get into Algoa [Goal] Bay' We all then thanked to the pumps again, and from th.- here we never left thein [then] for sic 3. only food we had beinz [being] or wine four or five times a bey. leave the pumps the captain fc soon as he had done which, cheered us up all he could. 4 5... a ship's deck than he is, for he pelt us more kiadly [kindly] had we all been . God, we did keep her afloat une [one sight of this place, and we strength we had left to go h, whole of one day doing what we two hours, we were so fatione [fashion al' we could not doit. [dot] We caine iy and let go ouranchor [our anchor] about T o'( 1). furled a few sails, we nur [our] captain got some help from a toan, ton] to get our suppers and ect [act] om been down long before the men nh go the other anckor; [anchor] sh). and the sea began to break ov very pleasant. The lif-boat [if-boat] con we wanted to go ashore-sun, V2 5 the captain, first and s cond [s con] That others, stopped all night, and, at daylight. seeing it was uo Sys [Says] we all went ashore in the Ete [Tee] again set our feet ashore, should never like to do Ww working at her and getting ont 4h. can be saved. I have been having saved most of my cloti [cloth] lives are all saved. with the ex who was washed overboard. Port Elizabeth, Algoa [Goal] Bay. 1, 7. - THE BoarpD [Board] oF INLAND Revi [Rev] Press. The Wakeeld [Wakefield] Eos... [Es] iearning [earning] that judgment was te be day in the Consistory Court of b 'Fernandes v. Homer, tor - the details of which most newspaper co dom are by this time faiuiliar, [familiar] we sic. a porter to take notes of the proces, [prices] acquitted himself of the task with (i. were thus enabled to preseut [present] to and accurate account of the proves... tative [native] of the press being at 21. lowing its appearance in our oolis. [oils] ceived [received] an order, from one of suit, for two thousand copies of the rep, - hand-bill. They were livered to the individual aach [each] ds. with the exception of a sinclo [closing] handed over to a third person, inane o. solicitation, and in the beiicr [brick] i. the transaction. The fellow hal [al] -. for then, and the muney [money] wa the proper recipient. Nota hands of the publisher, nor did th. other copies. Now comes the sein. [sen] obtained the hundred tums cut ag informer, or of one. tor in tie days after the proprietor of this journal was y Commissioners of Inland Reve [Rev t ie penalty of 40,000 for evasion v by printing an article of intelli [until] Under the impression that sum soul had misrepresented the a Pp explanations were immediately trims. missioners. In the first place, pointed out to them that the issued prior to the publication pages, but at a later period, when cc trial, had already paid duty, as an ine [in] the prevalence of such reprints of all evidence, that of newspaper mr pamphlet form, and suld [sold] at a yiven [given] ; since the one which constiture l [constitution l] the lastly, it was submitted, that 1 the any existing law, nine-tenths of t -. and publisbers [publishers] in the Cniteri [Contra] of the fact. These representativus [representatives] elo. [lo] munication [communication] from the cominissior [commission] that on taking all the cireumstauves [circumstances] in penalty would be mitigated to i. urged to reconsider the matter, wil ship of inflicting a fine ina parti [part] Majority of Imadvertent [inadvertently] truns [runs] The trouble might have been nesses [senses] ruled that what was saneco [Sanger] y be sauce for the gander, and threntes [threats] whole amount, if the 10 was net They had the money, one-half of go the informer. JULLIEN'S [JULIEN'S] CONCERT.-Our reales [Beales] M. Jullicn [Julien] gives his grand voea [via ani [an] on Monday evening next, when he wi oc wo Miss Doiby, [Dolby] Herr Kamniy, [Many] aud [and] seme [see] ui tee ste the London orchestra. We observe oo are to be introduced, amongst eb Nepauiese [Necessaries] and Hibernian Quadrilles. That M. Juilien [Julian] is a liberal and perso [person] musical taste of this country, few tion, [ion] and we doubt not but the has gathered together will obtain for bis DESTRUCTIVE Fire in fire occurred in Leeds which i a seribbling [scribbling] mill, at New Read, oS Cooper. 'The fire was first observa. [observe] ten o'clock, issuing fiom [from] the novia [Nova] The flames from the moment th with extraordinary rapidity. The bu on the spot with all possible desp [des] arrest the progress of the fre [re] we vailing. [sailing] To the adjoining property valuable mills), to which the fre [re] rts its] to extend, they were nevertheless about two hours the engine continne [continue] supply of water, when the Names vousiler [visible] however, from the drenching of che en . complete exhaustion of all combiusubw [combs] use' the composition, the mill ftseif, [itself] is fact, only the bare walls, and those remain. The loss will amount te which, we believe, is partly cover flames, when at their height, Hhuuma [Human] district fur several miles, the tinctly [directly] to be seen at Headingley. The uiknown. [Union] THe [The] Farm at SHEPEIELD.- [SHEFFIELD.- SHEFFIELD] lhe [he] reports a visit of inspeetion [inspection] to the Huw [How] which has been established as an expe [exe] ti field board of guardians, tu employ aict [act] During the previous week cireiars [circulars] but members of the town council and te vi men, requesting them to meet tue ev. ous [us] M.A., and Mr. Thornton Hunt, of the 2 who intended to visit and imspect [inspect] the Gem Shortlyutterthetime appointad. [appointed] vdeut [duet] OU at Hollow Meadows, and these, breakin [breaking] ties, inspected the farm, and merits of the scheme. At halfpast [half past] cold repast was served up in the Ingle Mee house. Mr. John Lennard preside ant Mo oceupiod [occupied] thevice-chair, [the vice-chair] Speeches were Larken, [Darken] Mr. Hunt, Mr. lrorsicle, [lyrical] James Hole, Mr. U. Peace, and others of Mr. Watkinson, clerk of the union, mu the success of the scheme. The odject [object] vs 7 the labour of able-bodied men farm, in the tirst [first] instance. enta [neat] there was a certainty of the seeon [seen ve in favour of the farm of more than loss of the first year. Everything penditure [expenditure] of the tarm [Tar] as an estabrishmeto. [establishment] 134 4d. to September 29th, [the] Ist). [Its] & yreat [great] probability of this loss beiny [being] ve the proceeds of this the second year's 27) every reason to hope that the protic [poetic] duction [Auction] would nearly cover the whee with the farm-lxbour [farm-labour] test andl [and] the probability, would not only cever [ever] the diture, [future] but show a small surplus retu [ret] pended in the relief to labourers wa the farm. At that period the lami [lam] wo' three acre lots, and every succeeding guardians to sub-let in propurtiva [properties] te e brought under cultivation. A revenue wns [ns] on an principle upon every acres. The lease of the house and vs 6 ' fo 9Q years, and presuming that in than 29 years will afford waste lamls [malls] er would remain 70 acres in such a site t of 24 per annuin [annuity] to the funds of the sum more than the whole cost of the of that house of shelter. Now it mise [Miss] fet [get] [C] derstood [stood] that if the experiment in the 50 acre allotment at present under to the present state of the law the more than 50 acres at one time, but haat [hat] us standing with the Duke of N ortolk, [talk] che of the farm was sub-let he would let 6 land. One objection to the firm was number of people. That objection. founded on fact. There was ample ace persons but if there was a large amount for the farm, it did not follow that a sho [so] located at the house. They might ary [art] By such means 500 people might be Fe che upon the land. The great objection was true that a fair capital hal [al] been nt but who ever heard of any business an investment of capital The cust [cut] of , [C] house and the furniture would be The house was leased for 99 yeas. Oe angio) [Anglo] that the waste land would not afferd [after] MPS MOS] at [C] mits [its] thas [has] surplus labour for more than alae [ale] eee [see] we large room in which he was isk [is] . doubt, be turned into a barn, and be 5 ps wore of legitimate labour. 'The poor abu [ab] ar oe the . They were glad to day we be shut up in the workhouse all t sey [se] ae punishment. Many of them had sat qu end their days at the farm than rewr [rear] [C]