Clipped From Liverpool Mercury, etc.
STEALING A PACKET-BOAT. A couple of Dutchmen were brought up last week at the Marlborpugh-strest Police-office, with all the symptoms of having had some warm work together, by Sergeant Jarvis, who told Mr. Dyer he waB so puzzled with their broken English that all he could made out wa?, that one charged the other with having run away with a packet-boat." " I am Myaeer Dirk Tjebber," said a fiery little man, as fat as a burgomaster, " vat come to London vid de littel bird vat you call bullfins. Dis rakkerbent vat shtand op my side, vant to shteel all myn monies, as ven I go into sleep dis morning, I miss myn packet-bote vat alway sleep under myn head. I call out vid a very lout voice, Hnla ! vere is de dief vat I nose ? You is de dief ; you is von dam grand rascal ; git' me myn packet-bote. He say, 'Donder on blixen ! ven you shall say dat I am von dief, den I gib you some dam goot punch for your mout. So, myn Lord, ve fight, and I get from him my packet-bote."