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be font to admit reporters that it won a as much ourselves, etl [et] reason from that which prompts the oh for' the part of the Commissioners. We have a which would make itwery [artery] expedient for en very for some of 'the Com- [Combat] ' that reporters should 'be admitted to the eet [et] such matters-are dealt-with and determined. a desire to attend those meetings, and to give a 4 of the proceedings and business there trans- [trans] ee shat [that] course would best have protected the pl themselves from misrepresentation or mis- [is- Miss] a However, that course, with the present Commissioners, cannet [cannot] be adopted. We take fae [far] next brst [best] course and we promise show sufficeent [sufficient] cause why the admission of dhe [he] meetings of the Water-works Commissioners i to be inexpedicnt. expedient] TEST INTELLIGENCE. BY ELECTRIC TELEGRAPH. Lonxpox, [Explosion] Fripay [Friday] NICHT. [NIGHT] sof [of] gobi, [gob] amir - - --- EOF OF] LORDS,-LAST NIGHT. -The Duke ef RIcHMOND, [Richmond] after ee number of petitions from factory workers, tice [ice] that in committee on this bill, he should move sche [she] strictly limited to ten hours, in order t tt be intention of mizht [might] be effectually -carri [Carr] OF FORBTGN [FORTUNE] MINISTERS.-On the mo- [mother] the Marquis of LANSDOWNE, a select committee was sted [ste] to inquire whether any better arrangements ; pe made for the accommedation [accommodation] of foreign ambas- [abbas- measuring] during the debate. HOUSE OF COMMONS.-LAST NIGHT. tor the usual preliminary business the Lords Amend- [Amends to] sto to] the Belton Improvement Bill were considered and MR. ROEBUCK'S RESOLUTION. . Hume gave notice that on Menday [Monday] evening he the following amendment on Mr. Roebuck's taking into consideration the general sof of] her Government. under circumstances of ajty, [act] this house is of opinion that on the whole it is 'cated [acted] to promote the best interests of the country, and deems it expedient to continue its confidence ir Majesty's Ministers. (Cheers and Laughter.) TREATMENT OF MR. S#ITH [S#IT] O'BRIEN. te a question of considerable minuteness from Yunsell, Counsel] Sir GEORGE GREY repeated the substance cf rly [ry] to Sir Lucius O'Brien, that day week, adding that smith O'Brien was relieved of all coercion, and had indulgence allowed him which other convicts not permitted to enjoy. The Right Hon. Bart. said satements [statements] abroad in Ireland on this subject were much verated, aerated] and that if the government were liable to any tation [station] at all, it was chat of having granted indulgences Mr. Suith [Smith] O'Brien which were not extended o other iets, its] persons in a similar position. (Hear, hear.) . NATIONAL EDUCATION IN IRELAND. ution [union] for going into committee of supply on' service estimates, Mr. G. A. Hamirron [Hamilton] moved in the te cnt [cent] to the crown, praying for a modification-of the ; ai of national education in Ireland, so as te remove whscientious [conscientious] objections entertained by a large portion uw clergy and laity of the established church to that i or that means might be taken to enable them to ui the blessings of scriptural education in Lreland. [Ireland] FROM LAST NIGHT'S GAZETTE. BANKRUPTCIES ANNULLED. ms Croft, stable-keeper, Nag's Head Livery Stables, apel-road, [pale-road] Middlesex. 40 Harris and Henry Harris, paper manufacturers, tana tan] Paper Mills, Denbigh. stock manufacturer, Aldersgate-st., London. ' PANERUPTS. [Pan erupts] pland, land] linen draper, Union-street, Whitechapel, CX. ral [al] Ship, Loan, and Insurance Com- [Common] mdon. [don] 'ry Williams and James Welch, builders, Great Distaff- [Disadvantage] London, and Mile End, Middlesex. 'auin [in] Branton, Blackwall, [Blackwell] coffee-house keeper, Veru- [Very- Very] iu Buildings, Gray's Tun, Middlesex. die builder, Chapel-street, Grosvenor-square, baker, Stamford Rivers, Essex. iat [at] Murdock, draper, Wilson-street, Bristol. Griffiths, ironmonger, Newtown, Mont- [Mention] 'iam [am] Henry Provision dealer, Beaufort, Liangalloch, [English] omeryshire. [Ayrshire] ier [er] James, ship chandler, Sunderland. i crossed its path at right angles soon brought it to a stand, and broke off both the shafts. By the aid ef sundry ropes, &c., the disjointed parts were LONDON PRODUCE MARKET.-Jtne [MARKET.-Jane] 21. 'sil.-W25 [ail.-W] hoxsheads [hogsheads] and tierces [tiers] West India sold to- [to taking] taking 1 A1 4, 3 ' heye [hey] 4 J 16 tor the week, and fair prices were paid. ifs ines [ones] sities [sites] cold at about previous terms. 1,125 adras [Madras] sold at 28s, to 5 ' the ae at 45s. to 29s. [S's. but 955 bags taken in CUS [US] 357 bags Brazil sold at higher prices. mie [me] abs. 6d. and damp and to oy 5 barrels Porto Rico sold at 37s. 6d. ae berewt. [beret] Refined quiet. . fair ondin [Indian] ative [active] 'eylon [Ceylon] dull, at 41s. to 43s. for good The chic Plantation taken in much above the 2 in at 6 inc part of 206 casks 150 bags, at auction, wae [we] 20 is. for geod [Geo] coiony. [colony] The few lots sold Tux and pea berry 56s. to 61s. per cwt. wold. aca [ca] [C] c é 22 Madras 52d. to 53d.; [d] and New Orleans 73d. Sale 7H pata [pat] 2s, le to 2s, 3d. rallon [gallon] proof, ' peaks Australian-part sold at 32s. 6d. to Sd at 2g. seld [sold] at 86s. 75 casks S., #32 casks, 661 boxes South American yt 354 y i 2 i babers [babes] al Kissell Russell] he Me Contained jn ihe [the] that it is ee 'press and Sux [Six] highly approve of it, remarks are of the same character the Morning Herald. The Globe, not merely the permanence of the Wnich [Which] is involved in the decision of ral [al] ofthe [of the] French government'sarmeé. [government'same] infter- [inter- inveterate] ofthe of the] Freuch [French] residents of Buenos Ayres or, Compelled to perform military service. we Mig [Mi] Would not tolerate this, and upon Soy ster [ste] alswering [answering] that if foreign residents they' gi, ma hoi [ho] satisfied with the laws of th uy uti [ut] quit it, war was declared, and in of hig, [hi] ie Was effected threugh. [through] the British min- [eliminated] 7 of indemnity to France he fgets [gets] Was provided that French subjects his case o the footing of the most favoured A Wen 2, Ontinues [Continues] the Globe, shows that one of J dome sted [ste] the doctrine of the House of Sto [To] th y Lord Stanley. There are a variety 2 itoprens [propensity] likely to support the govern- [govern] ut the made Seems to exist, in well-informed Shas [Has] nop [not] wee of the enforcement of the claims Of the een [en] made known, and the stormy tends ty part of Lord John Russell's - tighten the impression. 4 FELD [FIELD] c tet [te] ig ATTLE [CATTLE] MARKET, Yesterday, June 2lst.- [last.- last] ly wer [we] taj, ta] Sts [St] more tha [that] ced ce] equal to demand. Trade very ag teluction [election] Ces. [Ce] Sheep and calves sold slowly at od. ambs [ames] did not sell quite at bie [be] ge. i quite so well as on J lange, [lane] Seots [Sets] 88. 6d. per stone. Beasts, 623; ; calves, 638; pigs, 325 My J Rog [Roe] Beate [Beat] jot, 00 88. 10d.; [d] lamb, 4. 24. to 5s.- i, WS; sheep, 800 calves, 243.-French [W.-French] bee be. OL Cops ps fut wy Marker, Yesterday.-The attendance oy Paid than Cat is in fair demand, and rather more in on Tuesday. Flour in imited [Limited] request, ot Indian value. All kinds of spring corn are By in fave is iD very limited demand, and prices tp Your of buye [buy] P 201 Gy Ss; 160). [W] ae Revorr, [Trevor] June 2 -Sales to-day, year a match was-comm the Mold Green Club, Huddersfield, and t After a few remarks from Mr. Moorhouse, ales of the week 3,700 bales of Surats, [Surat] at - 36s. 6d. per ewt., [et] being all 6d. very mariy [Mary] pessons persons] Hood to listen. 'Y coat ANNOUNCEMENT.- [ANNOUNCEMENT] The London even- [even] 1 'ain [in] commentaries on the spesch-of [speech-of] Lord 1 a ote [ot] the but the Principles of International THE. HUDDERSFIELD CHRONICLE, SATURDAY, JUNE 22,. 1850. ere LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. DisTRIBUTION [Distribution] OF PRIZES AT THE HUDDERSFIELD CoLLEece.-Our [College.-Our] will from an advettise- [advertise- advertisements] ment [men] in another column, that the usual distribution df at the above'collegiate mstitution [institution] will take place on onday [Monday] next, unter [under] the i of John 'iby, [by] Mayor of Halifax. Wemake [Make] no doubt tit there wil [will] be a large assemblage of the frieniis [friends] and parents of the pupils. at Tatnrry [Tannery] CaurcH.-On [Church.-On] Sunday bst [best] ree [ere] sermons were preached in the above church, and collectio.s [collection.s] made towards liquidating the debt hanging over this edifice. Inthe [Another] morning a sermon was;preached by the Rey. J. Haigh, M.A., incumbent of St. Paul's, when the collection amounted to 58 14s 8d. that in the.afternoon was preached by the Rev. W. G. Gibson, incumbent of Longwood, when the sum realised was 34 2s 4d. In the evening an éloquent-diseourse [eloquent-disease] was delivered by the Rev. J. Mc. Ghee, M.A., Rector of Holywell-cum-Needingworth, [Holywell-cum-Needing worth] Hunts, and the handsome sum of 116 0s 9d. 'was col- [collected] lected. [elected] The total-sum thus realised was 208 17 9d, thus reducing fhe [he] debt still existing to about 100. INTERESTING ut the-course of last ne, seven eadingle [leading] Club, Leeds, which resulted in both sides winni [win] game and game. It was subsequently 'decided -that the con- [conqueror] querer [queer should be played on neutral ground, and at the latter end of last season. Manningham [Manning] Green, near Brad- [Bradford] ford, wes [West] the spot mutually selected, but owing to the un- [unfavourable] 'favourable weather, on the day selected, and the lateness of the season, the match was not -played out until yester- [yesterday] day (Friday), when the event came off, at Manning- [Manning] ham, and resulted in the Meld Green players scoring sixty- [suggestive] fourgp [four] the forty-eight of the-Leeds men, the forther [further] thus winning by sixteen. We understand that the Huddersfield players are so elated with their success, and so convinced of their ability in this manly exercise, that they are ready to throw down the gauntlet, and make an equal match with a 'of the Soe [Se] players in the West Riding. e make no doubt that their friendly challenge will be accepted by some one or other of the numerous clube [club] distmguished [distinguished] for their prowess in this manly English game. NcptiaL [Capital] CELEBRATIONS aT Mrias.-The [Mrs.-The] masters and manager of the above mills assembled together at the Friendship Inn, Mel on the 14th instant, in honour of the lage [age] of Mr. William Leigh Brook, one of their employers. e chair was taken by King David, the oldest servant in the mills After the good things of this life had been amply discussed, the punch bowl went 'round, and the usual loyal toasts were given as a'prelude to the toast of the evening, the health and happiness of the newly-married couple drank. with all the honours; that jof [of] Mr. Charles Brook, may he seon [son] go the same road, succeeded, and perity [purity] to the-werthy [the-with] family of Healy House, were pl enthusiastically by the hands present. Songs and toasts succeeded, good will reigned on every hand, and the-company separated pleased with their repast and wishing a leng [leg] life to their newly ved [newly bed] master and his bonnie bride. MIRFIELD Free GRamMaR [Grammar] ScHOoL.-The [School.-The] pupils of this institution were examined on Wednesday last, by E. B. Wheatley, Esq., one of the trustees, preparatory to the midsummer vacation, and we are happy to hear that the entire proceedings gave greatsatisfaction. [great satisfaction] The examiner's prizes for Scripture history were awarded to H. Pike, Stead, and Asquith, sep. [se] The prize for regular attendance and good conduct, given by U. Bradbury, Esg., [Es] was aw to T. Breok. [Brook] The prizes for general improvement in various branches of education were awarded to first-class J, C. Walker, Gibson Milner 2nd-class, Clegg and Smithson; 8rd-class, [ord-class] Heéty [Hearty] and Langley. At the close of the exami- [exam- examination] nation Master J. C. Walker, on behalf of himself and fel- [fe- fenced] enced, [ended] at the above low pupils, politely returned thanks to the trustees and 4 their respec [respect] - tion [ion] demonstrated how valuable an institution a free school master, Mr. O. H. Syms. [Sums] This examina- [examine- examine] may become by proper attention on behalf of the trustees and efficiency in the masters, THE CouRSE [Course] OF TRUE LOVE NEVER DID RUN SMOOTH. 1 -A rather untoward circumstance occurred at Meltham Mills, on Thursday morning, which afforded abundant food for the gossips of that place. A gay Lothario of about 70, lead to Hymen's altar a blooming bride of 26, and a cab was put in requisition to bear them to the hal- [al- hallowed] lowed shrine. In order that the animal '(ene [one] of the true Rozinante [Remnant] breed) aight [eight] do his work in gallant style, he was loosed 'frem [free] his straps and treated to an extra quartern, [quarter, while the hero of the whip quaffed foam- [foaming] ing ale. Sad to relate, however, a luckless wight, in the shape of a school-boy, anxious to investigate, and see if the locomotive powers of the vehicle were on the most approved principles, but, rery [very] deficient 'in a knowledge of mechanical laws, epplied [applied] a feree [free] to the-cab which completely overcame the resistance of friction. The direction taken by the car- [carriage] riage [ridge] was down a slight ient [sent] of about 5-in-10, to that the accelerated motion was tremendous, 'and if there had been no impediment would soon have been lost to its intended occupants but a frewring [wringing] stone wall which again wreted, [wretched] and the happy pair started off to tie anether [another] and more important kxot. [cost] TEMPERANCE Meetinc [Meeting] aT LoNGwoop.-The [Longwood.-The] committee of the Huddersfield Temperance Society, desirous of spread- [spreading] ing a knowledge of their principles, have determined on holding a series of meetings in the neighbouring villages. The first of these meetings was paid on Monday evening last, at Lo 'ood, [od] in the meeting-house, and was numerous- [numerously] ly dn address was delivered by Mr. J. C. Booth, (tempetance [temperance] missionary) on the objects and principles of the Temperance Reformation. His address washumourous [washhouses] and -energetic, and was listened to with great attenticn. [attention] 'a vote of thanks was awarded to the trustees of the school, for its use, and the meeting separated expressing a'wish for another tem- [te] perance [Prince] visit. puncheons Jamaica, at 2s. 7d, to 4s. 4d. Leewards at 1s. 4d. to Is. -On Tuesday, the ith [it] instant, the Rev. J. R. CLaytox [Clayton] West.-SUDDEN DEATH.-REMARKABLE Co- [Co smith] Smith, minister-of the Independent Chapel, Clayton West, delivered a discourse in the-epen [the-open] air, at Scissett, in what is denominated the Market-place, from Isaiah, 22nd chapter, and part of the 1Sth [South] werse- [were- To-morrow we shall die. The open space is surrounded with several cottages, and In one of those house ho had a daughter about fourteen years o Ms a Joyment [Employment] on Wednesday, retired to bed in good health, called tor assistance from her parents on Thursday morning about three o'clock, and instantly expired. Thus the passage of divine truth was fulfilled almost to the letter.-On Lord's day evening, the 16th, [the] Mr. Smith attempted an improvement of the solemn providence, by delivering a discourse at the Independent Chapel, to a numerous auditory, which was listened to with marked attention, from Job, 36th chapter, 16th verse (mid- [middle] dle [de] clause)-' Beware, lest he take thee away with his stroke. The service was truly solemn and affecting. Pic-nic [Pic-ni] Party at SLAITHWAITE BatHs.-The [Baths.-The] detightful [delightful] and romantic little spot, with its spacious and beautiful walks, was the scene of much cheerfulness and mirth on Wednesday last, there being not less than from 50 to 70 young ladies and gentlemen present, principally from the immediate neighbourhood, To while away a summer's evé [eve] ; In joyous sports and merry dance . The pleasure-seeking guests partook of an exceHent [excellent] tea in the large news-room, managed by a lady who is ever ready to givea [give] kindly helping hand to all native and rational amusements, after whic [which] they, arm in arm, left the room for a stroll in the gardens and walks, which are truly beau- [beautiful] tiful, [pitiful] as the trees have now put forth their green foliage in nature's best style. By this time Moore's celebrated ille [ill] Band was in attendance, and its rains having the usual effect upon so young and ami- [mi- amiable] able an assembly, the whole mixed up in a merry dance, until the shades of evening drew nigh, when the company, thinking of a home, separated, each highly pleased with their evening's diversion. 7 ' FeLoxy [Felony] By A SeRvANT.-On [Servant.-On] Thursday last, at the Guildhall, before Joseph Starkey, Esq., Superintendant [Superintendent] Thomas brought up 'Sarak [Sarah] Gelder, on a charge of stealing from her late master, Mr. J. T. Wigney, [Wine] of the Imperial Hotel, New-street, four. napkins, two table cloths, one sheet, and three cups. It appeared from the evidence of Mrs. that the prisoner who was cook, left her ployment [Parliament] 7 weeks ago, and was married the week follow- [following] ing. On examining her linen Mrs. Wigney [Wine] found that several articles were missing, and on Wednesday afternoon information was given to Superintendant [Superintendent] Thomas, who accompanied Mrs. Wigney [Wine] to the house of the prisoner's father-in-law, where she had been living since her marriage. On arriving there the prisoner told Mrs. Wigney [Wine] that ise [is] Baron, (one of Aer [Are] ore found i linen as a wedding present. e ar , the box and drawers. Miss M'Laren [M'Learn] deposed that she had never given the little plaid for a frock.-- [frock] Mr. J. I. Freeman ap oe behalfa [behalf] of the prisoner... On the' prisoner being committed, he applied to his worshi [worship] Fag take,bail, which wad accepted -two sureties pf 10 ach each] or Zone of; 20. Bail -ywas [was] im- [in- immediately] iately [lately] tendered, 'lives a fam [am] age, who returned from her em prone anything except a A gy spec ion and ex rt. N 3 Sina [Sin] ema [ma] Se ae Week jon, [on] and 4,840 for ex ot x 8 quotations, 'port. oc 'Use 7 (ABIAN (AVIAN] Crapper, west fe. the will be seen that and on behalf of the cality [quality] and) the Rey. E. Hic [Hi] 5 Cae [Car] ld, Seq tho naa [ana] powers are woll [will] and deservedly and the prisoner let the court with 1 Hen CHURCH OF ENGLAND COLLEGIATE SCHOOL. THE DISTRIBUTION OF PRIZES, The midsummer distribution of prizes, to the youths educated in this excellent church scholastic establishment, took place on Thursday mérning [morning] last, in the lecture room of the establishment, which was tastefully decorated with flowérs [flowers] and evérgreens [evergreens] 'for fhe [he] vccasion. [occasion] 'There' was alarge [large] and fashionable attendance of ladies, whose presence im- [in- imparted] parted to the proceedings a degree of interest which, in some measure, compensated for the small attendance of the male. sex. Among the visitors were the Rev. Josiah Bateman, vicar. of Huddersfield, and the president of 'the Institution; Dr. Taylor, the Rev. Packer, the Rev. J. W. Cockshott, B.A., (one of the examiners,) the Rev. Jesse Bellamy, in-' cumbent [cum bent] of Lindley ;-the Rev. Mr. Binstead, incumbent of Lockwood; the Rev. Mr. Hulbert, William Barker, Esq., (hon. sec.,) the Rev. Job Johnson, John Hannah, Esq , Alexander Hannah, Esq., Mr. William Turnbull, B.A., Mr. Joseph Brook, Mr. David Bellamy, Mr. Dent, and other gentlemen 'interesteil [interest] in the progress of the Institu- [Institute- Institution] tion. [ion] Prayer haviag [having] been offered up, The PRESIDENT (the Rev. J. Bateman) céngratulated [congratulated] the' company assembled on the success which had attended the course of study during the past 'half-year, 'and whidh [which] had, 'raised high hopes in the council, managers, masters, and. 'pupils. -He remarked on 'the -coincidence, that this day was the one 'from which our beloved Queen dated her acces- [acres- accession] sion [ion] to the throne; who, under God's blessing, would, he trusted, long reign over them for he felt quite certain that the principles on 'which that school was conducted were those of loyalty te the Church and to the Queen, which trusted might ever remain joined, thé [the] one-te the other, for he daily became more and more convinced that educa- [Edgar- education] tion, [ion] to be really.valuable, must be conjoined with religion ; that mere secular education was, on the whole, calculated to do mischief rather than good, and though it had been eaid, [said] and might again be said, hat the educational mind of Huddersfield was in favour of secular education, he (the vicar) entirely-denied it and he further believed, that those in Huddersfield, who had long, and calmly, and carefully considered the matter, were in favour of an education con-; nected [connected] with religion, and -he sincerely trusted it would always beso. [best] (Cheers.) '41 added that, at their last rural- [rural deanery] deanery meeting, when there were forty clergymen present, from this town and neighbourhood, he propounded' this question to them Is there a clergyman present who is in favour of secular education apart from religion He waited for the response, which was from all an emphatical [emphatically] no, no, no. It was the general feeling of all these clergymen that while education ought to be exten ed, [extent ed] its extension must. be combined with religion. was secured in this school, and he trusted ever would be, and that the children sent there would be instructed and trained in these principles which their parents had received and still held. The education of youth was likened by the speaker to thedaying [dying] of a foundation for a building; if it had not a good foundation it never could be permanent; therefore it was that this school, being 'based upon -true liberty, but not bigotry, would go on progressing, ana prove a successful agent-for that class of youth arded [added] for which it had been designed. The président [president] proceeded to express his abiding interest in'the-suecess [in'the-success] of the school, the operations of which he considered most important in. connection with the Church in Huddersfield, and he called on its friends to stand by it, and thus build up the influence . of the Church around them. After remarking on the beauty of the decorations round the rosm, [rose] and the still more 'beatttifal [beautiful] galaxy of ladies who graced it by their presence, he called on those around Lim, [Lime] now that the sea was calm, and the wind quiet, and while the vessel was sailing very pleasantly, to wish the vessel God-speed to her destined arbour, and do all they could towards promoting the institution's usefulness among their 'friends. The PRINCIPAL, (the Rev. W. J. Read, B.A.;) remarked upon the pleasure he had felt in working among his young friends, which had, 'he believed, resulted in their aud [and] his own improvement. The work upon which the pupils had been engaged the past half-year had 'been more laborious than in former half-years, as finding that sufficient attention could not formerly be given to the younger boys he had, the past half-year, added an additional master, and the result 'had been altogether such as to justify him (the prin- [pain- principal] cipal) [principal] in the course he had taken. The reverend principal, r remarking on some altered arrangements in the work- [working] ing of the school, concluded by expressing his satisfaction at the general pro; of the pupils, especially in natural philosophy aud [and] Enclid, [Inclined] and in general he expressed his entire approval of the 'attention displayed by the whole of the pupils. asta [asa] Wituiam [William] ENcLtanp [England] BaRKER, [Barker] then read, with marked emphasis and discretion, Chatham's celebrated on the War of Independence, at the conclusion of which the assembly testified their approval hy marks of approbation. . e mext [next] piece read was Wolsey's Farewell, from VIII., by Master HENRY Barker, which receited, [received] as it deserved, a round of applause. Master READ next read, Tennyson's delightful poem, fhe he] Lord of Burley, in which he displayed a clear percep- [Pepper- perception] tion [ion] of the moral conveyed, and drew forth the poetic beauties of his author in a marked manner. The reading of this piece called forth, as author and interpreter deserved it should, a round of applause. The Rev. then distributed the prizés, [prizes] to the successful pupils, as follows - PRIZEMEN [Prize men] WITH PRIZES, MIDSUMMER, 1850. Read-Lord Dartmouth-Juvenal's Works and Perscus. [Persons] T. Jessop-Harewood-Gallery of Nature. Read-Essay-Short's History ef the Church of England. W. E. Barker-Divinity-Beveridge's 39 Articles. T. Jessop-Euclid-James Montgomery's Poems. W. E. Barker-Natural Philosopky-Pearson [Philosophy-Pearson] on the Creed. T. Jessop-Mathematical Prize-Boswell's Life of Johnson. J. Blackburn -Arithmetic-Joyce's Dialogues. Henry Barker-Classical-Maunder's Treasury of Natural Philosophy. . John Blackburna-Divinity-(2 [Blackburn-Divinity-(2] and 3)-Keith's Evidences. John Beaumont-Classical-Swiss Family Robinson. , Eastwood-Classical-Vicar of Wakefield. (Westall's [Stall's] edit.) Walker-Classical-Memoir of Henry Martyn. [Martin] F, Williams-general proticiency-Knicker [proficiency-Knicker] York. . Joseph Beaumont-general proficiency-(Prize not fixed.) Wilson-general proficiency-Ceunt [proficiency-Cent] Hamilton's Faerie Tales, Ker's [Er's] New Hunter-general proficiency-Heroic Tales of Ancient Greece. Alfred Jessop-good conduct-Book of the Poets. Learoyd-good conduct-School Dictionary of Antiquities, Howe-good conduct-The Haunted Man. Vickerman-good conduct-The Playmate. Tindale-good conduct-Hunters and Fishers. H. Williams-geeod [Williams-God] conduct-Valentine and Orson. As the several boys presen'ed [present'ed] themselves before the Principal to receive their rewards of merit, we were pleased to observe that their form-matcs [form-mats] tcstéfied [justified] their approval of the choice made by the examir [examiner s by rounds of applause. Master WILLIAM ENGLAND next recited a pas- [passage] sage from Voltaire's tragedy of Zaire, which evinced that careful atfention [attention] had been given to the cultivation of this graceful language, not only by the pupil, but also by the accomplished French master, M. Chemery. [Cherry] Dr. Ta Lor [Ta Or] expressed the great pleasure it afforded him in being present, and remarked that made by the Vicar on secular education reminded him of a cireuamstance [circumstance] connected with the recent secular education meeting in this town, as.no doubt some gentlemen saw. his name announced in the local prints as one of the parties then present. This the speaker explained by simply observing that he was merely there as a spectator, anxious te hear all that could be said on the subject o1 education, but so far from being a supporter..of the scheme propounded by the principal speaker at that meeting, he never was ata [at] meeting in which he felt a stronger feeling-a feeling almost approaching to disgust,-at least, so far as the speaker was concerned who came to explain the Lancashire Public Schools Scheme. So far from the lecturer having convinced him (the speaker) he rather deepended [depended] the conviction which he had held strongly before, that there could be no such thing as neutrality on religious matters in carrying out the work of education. Education, he held, must be either religious or irreligious, and, 2s he preferred a religious education for his own child on the same principle would he prefer it for the child of a neig [neigh bour, [our] and he therefore gave the preference to u school wl ere religion was recog- [recon- recognised] nised [Aniseed] and taught in connection with secular matters. Dr, Taylor concluded by moving a resolution of their gratification at the progress the boys bad made the past half-year; and also expressive of thanks to the. rev. the Princi [Prince] the Vice-principal, and other masters for the pai [pair] ey had bestowed on their pupils. .. . 2 resolution was seconded by the Rev. Jesse Bellamy, and, by acclamation,'. was to by the Principal 'and the Vice-principal, (E.-Boden, Esq.) The Rev W ,incumbent of ,Lockwood i speech characterised by donnd [London] sense, moved a vote of ' on them have been spared. One thi [the] ' not one half of the brutes kept are or ever have been taxed. thanks, to the Examiners, which was seconded by the Rev. ' W. Packer, curate of Huddersfield parish chureh, [church] and being put from the chair, was carried by acclamation. i The Rev. J. W. Cocksnorr, [Jackson] in responding, yemarked [remarked] that he and his co-examiner, the Rev. Mt. Kemp, 'had been' much pleased with the progress the pupils had made in mathematics, one of the most prominent in which depart-i ment [men] being T. Jessop, of Honley. Next in order of merit was William Barker, and amongst the youngest boys de- 'serving of honourable mention were Black and Jehn [and John] Beau-' Mont, and in the Greek testament the acquirements of Read, Jessop, and Barker were considerable. As a whole the reverend gentleman expressed himself much pleased with the result of the examination. ' The PRESIDENT explained that the other examiner, Rev. J. Kemp, B.A., curate of Birstal, [Bristol] was prevented'from 'being 'present by a pressing official engafement, [engagement] near home-; but he had addressed a letter to the Principal, apologising for his absente, [absent] and-expressive of regret that he could mot be present on that interesting occasion. that letter the' Rev. Mr. Komp [Kemp] remtrked It [remarked It] is of course out of nty [nt] power 'to speak as 'to Whether any improvement has taken' place; but this, I believe, I may with truth say, that,. taking all things (for example, the youth of the 'boys) into consideratiou, [consideration] during no part of the period' of the seven years I was at the Collegiate School would the questions have been better, if as well, answered. Iam [I am] not given to flattery, 'but I am quite sure that it is clear from their answers that no pains which could have been expended - ing, at any rate, is evident, you 'have not filled them with globules of know- ledge (if may so speak) which are intended to be repro- [report] duced [duce] in the same form in which they were given but such of the boys as are capable of it show a freedom which proves that the work ef educutien, [education] strictly so called, is going on; not the mere acquirement of knowledge; for the religious and intellectual elements are very far from being, as is too common now, nezlected. [neglected] (Applause.) The Rev. Mr. HULBERT,-in an eloquent discourse on the yursuit [pursuit] of knowledge, moved a vote of thanks to the Presi- [Press- Present] Feat, which was seconded by WILLIAM BaRKER, [Barker] Esq. (hon. sec.), the latter of whom, ina [in] closely-reasoned dis- [discourse] course, pomted [posted] out the objections which, iri [ii] his view of the. question, lay against a system of national secular instruc- [instruct- instruction] was carried amid acclamation. The PREstpENT [Present] fedlingly [feelingly] responded, passed a high eulo- [Eli- Belgium] gium [gum] on their Honorary Secretary, and, having delivered a ew words of counsel and advice to the pupils, the assembly again engaged in prayer, and the proceedings then ter- [te- terminated] minated, [mounted] soon after one p.m. DISTRICT NEWS. HOLMFIRTH. Tue New the exception ofa [of] 'finish-. ing touch to the station-house, at the Holmfirth terminus of the Huddersfield and Holmfirth line, nothing is now wanting but 'the word of command to make it available for passengers and trafic. [traffic] It was intended to have opened the line on Monday, the 24th inst., as stated in the 'Chronicle a fortnight ago but, for obvious reasons, this 'has been put off another week, viz., until the following Monday, July Ist, [Its] next ensuing. AN INCIDENT IN THE History oF Human Lire.- [Lire] There lived in the village of Wooldale, some eighteen 4 months ago, a loving couple named Banbury, who, with three children, apparently formed a happy family. One fine morning, however, Mr. Banbury was seized with an' uncontrollable itching to visit foreign parts acting upon' which, he unceremoniously left his domicile, the partner of his bosom, and all his little ones, and straightway sailed for America. Tit for tat, thought Mrs. - Banbury. So, to cheer her loneliness, in 'the absence of her bosom's lord, she accepted as a 'ledger one Mr. Sykes, a bow-legged weaver from Burn Lee; and the twain seemed to jog on very harmoniously tegether. [together] Nothing' was heard of the emigrant, and, it may be, nothing cated.' [acted] This joyous state might possibly have centinved [sentenced] ad inyini- [anyone- infinite] tem [te] had not an unlooked-for coxtra-tempsarisen [extra-temps arisen] in the per- [person] son of the 'exiled Banbury, who, anweltome [unwelcome] and unan- [nan- unannounced] nounced, [announced] (like old Lambro [Lam bro] pouncing upon Juan and Hai- [Hair- Had] dé) obtruded his now-almost-fergetten [now-almost-forgotten] features through the door-way of his once domicile, on Sunday week .i Here was a pretty fix for the lady. How happy could' I be with either, however, was evidently not her senti-. [sent] ment, [men] for she indignantly spurned her lawful husband, ' clinging with great tenacity to her second thought. Mr. Banbury's were literally rejected addresses. The poor fellow, though, deserves credit for genuine Yankee cool- [coolness] ness, for, after quietly smeking [smoking] the calumet of peace, and recounting such of his adventures in the far country as he chose to divulge, he deliberately bid good night, and walked away, perhaps meditating a speedy return to land of liberty. Curist's [Christ's] CHURCH, NEW Mi1LL.-This [Mill.-This] edifice was broken into by some hitherto undiscovered lawless 'depredators, during the night of Thursday, in last week, and a quantity of brass, in the shape of rods, candlesticks, &c., together with two surplices, carried away. A WovuLb-BE [Woeful-BE] SvicibE.-An [Service.-An] idle fellow, recently married, who for a livelihood hawks milk, and who is a step-son of John Schofield's, of Upper Bridge, having been found fault with by his parents for not evincing greater inclination for work, on Tuesday declared he would cut his throat-aye, that he would Big with the great intent, he rushed. up stairs, where doubtless now, a razor would be found. The household shrieked in dire alarm. Neighbours and constables were summoned to the dreadful scene. The rash self-murderer was followed to his lair, and, lo he was dis- [discovered] covered, demurely sat down, probably taking counsel with himself whether the incision weuld [would] give him pain 'Second thoughts are best, tis is] said at least so thought the valiant milk-seller, Ofcourse, [Of course] no repetition of the scene has 'occurred. Muzz e yvocr [cr] Docs.-A notice, issued by the Holmfirth magistrates, and dated June 15, has just been posted through the acighbourhood, [neighbourhood] cautioning all owners of dogs to keep them securely muzzled intimating to the owners of these canine nuisances, that should any casualty occur to life, limb, or property, consequent upon the neglect of such precaution, legal proceedings will be promptly issued against all offending persons. It is indeed high time, es- [especially] cially [call] in the present hydrophabic [hydrophobia] that partics [parties] fe compelled to close the mouths of their four-footed de- [defendants] ndants,-a [nantes,-a ,-a] custem, [custom] im [in] this district, hitherto more onoured [honoured] in the breach than in the observance -agnainst [observance -against] the possibility of that most fearful of human maladies-hy- [hydrophobia] drophobia-being, [hydrophobia-being, -being] through their agency, communicated to any individual. The number of dogs constantly prowling about our streets is certainly a caution to sinners, and imperatively demands the vigilance of the tax-gatherer to demand 'tribute from whom tribute is due. At present MUNIFICENCE.-For some time past the beautiul [beautiful] church of St. Jotin, [Joint] in the new parish of Upper Thong, lias [has] been deemed incomplete without a parsonage house. 'T'o supply this deficiency, it was last week determined to purchase from J. Charlesworth, Esq., of South-house, a sufficient 'space of land, just below the church,. whereon to erect the house; and for this purpose the sum of 145 was required. To raise this amount, some of the. parishioners were called upon, on Monday last, and instantly responded by con- [contributing] tributing [contributing] upwards of 100 W] DasTaRDLY [Dastardly] ConpucT.-Abeut [Conduct.-About] two o'clock on the morm- [more- morning] ing of 'Thursday last, Mr. J. Littlewood, of Dam-house, architect, was returning home from a sale of property at Hinchliff-mill, in his gig, accompanied by Mr. C. Turner, the solicitor, when, en approaching Upper-mill, four ruffians in the shape of young'men began shouting, gesticulating, and endeavouring to frighten the horse, and this they so far succeeded m [in] doing as to cause all but an upset. of. the vehicle. Just behind the gig was Mr. Tinker, auctioneer, on horseback, who, seeing the atrocity, began to expostu- [exposed- expostulate] late with the fellows, and-was rewarded with a shower of stones This was more than flesh and blood could bear. He instantly dismounted, and, assisted by his son, suc- [such- succeeded] ceeded [needed] in capturing one rascal, and in. recognising the others. The parties reside at Upper-mill; their, names, though known to the writer, may, present at least, be withheld. -It is understood that the aggricved [aggrieved] parties have kindly consented to forego prosecuting on condition of pardon being asked and a reasonable sum of money paid into the poor-box. Of course the delinquents will jump at the chance of so easy an escape, and it is hoped behave more like reasoneble [reasonable] beings for the future. COUNTY COURT, June Yith. [With] JAMES STANSFIELD, Esq., Judge. Tae Tea] Great Pic Case. -Such was the designation popuktrly [popularly] accorded by the inhabitants of .Netherthong to atrial, in which taey [they] seemed greatly interested, and to hear which they flocked in large numbers, touching the worrying to death, ky a dog, of a-valuable sow; the inci- [ince- incident] dent occuring [occurring] in the village of Netherthong. The plaintiff in. this case was Mr. Henry Dearnley, manufacturer, of Netherthong, for whem [when] .Mr.- Floyd, solicitor, appeared ; and the defendant, Mr. Dalton Hobson, shopkeeper and farmer, of the same plam, [plan] whe [the] was defended by Mr. Harry Booth. It the on a certain Friday in the latter part of May ast, [at] a.finé [a.fine] and much prized [prizes] sow; having a tter [tater] of eight pigs under ler, [Lee] had rambled out of her stye [style] and found her. way into Htbson's [Hudson's] fold. Now Hobson pos- [post- possesses] seases'din [eases'din 'din] intelligent cur dog. who is wont to do his master's bidding in driving away unwelcome visitors, whether in selves to be. s. 5 the form of human bi quadrupeds, the feathered tribe, or other'intruders. And defendant seeing the sow invading his own yard, put up his hand to the, dog as a signal for him to expel the swine. This was effected, but with such injuries, arising from the dog's fangs and teeth, .as ro- [produce] duce the death of the sow on the following Deplorable as 'was the accident, and as was tiie [tie] loss to Dearnley, he called upon Hobson, and, ex- [expressing] pressing a hope that he would do something towarda [towards] making Up 'the breach, offered to exonerate fron [from] further cldim'on [claim'on] payment of a sovereign. This very reason- [reasonable] able offer defendant slighted. One Jonas Allen, a néigh- [neigh- neighbour] boux, [box] being present, observed that there was no law for pigs and Hobson echoed this strange notion, by remark- [remarking] ing, that he believed there was no law for pigs; and, therefore, he should contribute nothing. The present suit, then, was instituted to convince defendant, and all whom it may concern, that there zs a law for pigs. Damages were laid at 4. Mary witnesses had been sworn, pro. and con. legal eloquence threatenedjto [threatened] be long and tedious; and, indeed, the case seemed likely to occupy many con- [consecutive] secutive [executive] hours, when 'his Honour cut the matter short by recommending '8 compremise. [compromise] The suggestion, being re- [repeated] peated, [Peate] was, at length, acted upon, and thus hap' atc [at] 2 wire-drawn business was symmarily [summary] concluded by and Hobson dividing equahy [equally] betwikt [betwixt] them the #4 claimed, 'as well as the expences [expenses] theurred. [there. . ' gmt [get] MAGISTRATES' COURT, 'Pune [Pine] 15. On the Beneh [Been] JoserH [Joseph] CHARLESWORTH and Jo3HUA [John] MoorHovse, [Moorhouse] Esqs. [Esq] ASSAULT.-A 'young girl of abott [about] fourtéen, [fourteen] whose name is Sarah Ann Graham, daughter of old Joe Grim, of New Fold, summoned aneighbouring [neighbouring] lad, ore Ben Priest, alias Bumblebee, for having struck her twice'violently on the stomach, on the previous Tuesday. The rascal did not deny the charge, but said complainant pushed him first, and -had, 'moreover, wounded his susceptible feelings by calling him Bumblebee The assault admitted, a fine of 5s. was imposed, with 10s. expenses. In default of 'payment, he was committed for 21 days to-the House of Correction at Wakefield. OBSERVE YOUR LicENces.-A [Licences.-A] charge against Hxoth [Tooth] Marsh, landlord of tha [that] Ford Inn, in the township of'Upper Thong, was preferred -by Superintendent Heaton, for biving [living] is house open for the sale of beer at nine .the morning of Sanday, the 26th ult. Defendant did not deny the charge, but tried to-creep out of it by stating that he mistook the parties to. whom he filled refreshment for t-avellers, [t-sellers] -whiich [which] he maintained they represented -them- [them] It wag proved that the men caught -in the house by Mr. Heaton wore their working attire, and were, moreover, comparative neighbours, living only a'mile -dis- [distant] tant, [tan] viz., at Burn Lee. It was presumed, therefore, that Marsh must have known they were not. travellers. Under these circumstances, defendant was fined 5s., and costs, with'a caution.-John Wagstaff, of Fox House, for a similar -breach of his was mulcted in -2s. '6d penalty, with 13s. 6d. expenses. A Batch OF SaBBATH [Sabbath] BREAKERS.-Constable Earnshaw hauled four Underbank youths, named respectively William For, Benjamin Mellor, Hdwin [Edwin] Hinchliff, and Jonas Wagstaff, for being drunk-and disorderly, betwixt three and four o'clock in the afternoon of the previous Stm- [St- Steady] day. They were each fined 5s. with 10s. costs, 'bei [be] allowed a'week to pay the amount, failing which, they w be eonsigned [signed] to the stocks. OBEY YOUR MasteRs.-Henry [Master.-Henry] Firth, plasterer and shop- [shopkeeper] keeptr, [kept] of Holmfirth, laid a complaint against his appren- [apparent- apprentice] tice, [ice] James Crosslant, [Crosland] jum., [Jim] of Underbank, 'for absenting himself froma [from] service without leave. The lad is a negligent and decidedly bad character, being encouraged and al in his disobedience by his parents-equally bad with 'him- [himself] self. Mr. Hixon proved the indentures; and the appren, [apparent] tice, [ice] being suitably admonished by the Bench, was desired to return to his master. ; MARSDEN. the evenings of Tuesday and Wednes- [Wednesday- Wednesday] day last, two lectures were delivered on the above subject in the National school, Marsden, by Mr. J. Gracey. The attendance we are sorry to say was but slender. Th So lectures were illustrdted [illustrated] by an extensive series of lange-and [lane-and] superier [superior] paintings and dingrants. [din grants] The lecturer treated this subjects ina [in] very able lucid manner, explainmg [explain mg] the structure of the body, and the conditions to be observed to preserve it ma healthystate. [healthy state] It has seldam [seldom] been our lot to listen to lectures more interesting and valuable; or possessing stronger claims to public encouragement. SADDLEWORTH. Fatat [Fatal] AccipENntT.-A [Accident.-A] frightful occurrence took plate at Greenfield Mill, on the 12th inst., resulting in the death of an interesting lad about 13 years of age. 'fhe [he] higher mill is turnéd [turned] by 'a water wheel, the supply of water to which is regulated by what is called a roller draught. 'At the timre [time] in question the water was very low, and of cburse [course] a great part of the open framework through which 'the water ows [ow] upon the wheel was above the level of the water, though the wheel was rolting [rolling] with its usual speed just beneath. There is a small door which opens to the wheel f om a weaving room but on account of the danger ordinary work people are not allowed to open it. The lad had been collecting bobbins from some of the weavers, and was in'a very jocular mood. He had just playfully struck his mother on her back in passing her as'she was weavirig [wavering] at a very short distance from the little door. No one saw him opén [open] and pass through the little door, though he must necéssari'y [necessary'y] have done so. His cries were afterwards heard at soniv [son] distamce [distance] from the mill though unheard by the work-people, owing to the great noise. Tt must 'have been a considers bhs [bs] time before his horrible position was discovered. He had gone upon the open framework named above, 'and his leds [Leeds] had got through it and were quite fast, while the large wheel beneath kept grinding and tearing them without 'mercy. The wheel was stopped so soon as it was knowh [know] what had occurred, but [C] great part of an hour. elapsed 'béfore [before] tHe [the] lad could be liberated. The poor lad when taken home was conscious, and threw his arnis [Annis] round his mother's neck, and told her he would never do so again. The muscles and veins of his legs were missing; the bones were bare, thougt [thought] not broken, and the poor sufférer's [sufferer's] pulse could not be per- [perceived] ceived. [received] Two medical men were in attendance, and one of his legs was immediately taken eff, but within an hour he expired. SUICIDE.-On the 13th inst., in the morning, the body of Widow Wrigley, of Slack-gate, Friar Mere,..was found, without any symptoms of life, suspended by a silk handker- [handle- handkerchief] chief in an out-house immediately adjoming [adjoining] her residence. Jt is said that.she had been in a despending [depending] state of mind for a short time previously, occasioned. by one of her sons having become a race runner Her. father destroyed him- [himself] sclf [self] a long time ago.in a similar manner.. Her husband's death was also a violent one; for he was killed by falling from a hayloft. ; BARNSLEY. A CoaL-Pit [Coal-Pit] on Fire.-It will bé remembered that 75 persons lost their lives in Darley Main colliery, in January, 1849. We have again to notice a serious misfortune to the proprietors by the coal-bed taking fire. George Whiteley, who attends the cupalo [cupola] in this pit, while following his em- [employment] ployment, [Parliament] at two o'clock on the morning of Wednesday week, noticed an unusually strong current of air pass him, by which he became alarmed, thinking some of the doors which conduct the current of air had been left o m, and caused the current to take a wrong direction. He there- [therefore] fore lighted asafoty [safety] lamp, and started for the p' of making the 'doors right. He had not gone far re- [here] he heard two other men running towards him, and shouting to him to save himself,.if possible, as am explosion had taken place. He replied that aould [could] not be the case, for the cur- [current] rent of air was so strong that he could scarcely stand. They, however, weat. [West] to the bottom of the shaft, and continued for above an hour repeating the usual signal to be drawn ap out of the pit. before any one answered them. After much anxiety they were drawn out, and the workin [working] examined, when it was ascertained that the bed of coal was on fire, and raging to a great length of the face. It was found to have originated from allowing the ashes in the engine flues, which are in the workings, to accumulate. The whole of Wednesday was spent in endeavauring [endeavouring] to arrest the pro- [progress] gress [grass] of the fire, but its impetuosity increased to such an extent, that at night not less than from 500 to 700 yards of the face of the coal was in one continuous fire and such was its force, that at 9 o'clock at night there was a con- [continual] tinual [Tindal] blaze of great length from the top of the cupalo, [cupola] which came from the workings at a depth of above 100 yards. It was determined next morning to close all the roads and air-gates which led to the parts on fire, ind, if possible, prevent any air getting to it. - THE GAS QUESTION. a THE EDITQR [EDITOR] OF THE HUDDERSFIELD CHRONICLE. -I most respectfully beg to state that the generalit. [general] of the smedl [smell] ratepayers (under 10) do not ited [tied] to tees that by niving [giving] due noeice [notice] (see form of notice) they have it in their. power to vote for the Commissi [Commission] ioners, [owners] same as if they were at 20. . '.- Tam, Gentlemen, yours tfully, [fully] . A FRIEND TO THE EXTINCTION OF THE GAS.. MONOPOLY. ; ibe [be] form of'n tice [ice] a that the perky on me rated, an i u which he clai [claim] an coor [coo] hy eat premises upon ie e said application to the Improvem [Improve] Commissioners,-Ep. H. cA