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( 'MONDAY APUir, 30. 1838. PRICE FIVE-PENCB vhlishcl eontiinine the very latest News. Clerics 1'" ' will always l published sufficiently earlvfortne a1-"'1 ' h it.,-l..-m.rl 1'ii.t III.- K.iltn.ti ill tie ICIld'TCil uarticulartr acc-l.tahletn nir-nn reuiHi-nt AhMari h'.r-e of tlic M'ntU Ertitinn l l"he obvrverto ll nsna ..f the Kinedom and the British Possessions and ColoaUs n. od lr Quarter -Printed an.l rutui-nea ny Mr. illiax utMT, the Proprietor, Printer, and Publisher, STi-I.- vtraiiri. in the i-unty nf Middlesex.- Postage of all Lettersmust be paid, or they will not be taken in. Jrerti5en', of Clerks and Servant of any d scription in want of KituaUons, are inserted in The Observer at as. 6d. ztHstx Afc- unction restrain 'lUrNCTION. 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Ludgate.slrect. tl.m t.ATKXT STATK OF THE " jucmen. of the ..ccounts. and an expecution that the running on tiewmarket would have some influence on the betting, attracted a "cestTattersall's. on Monday last. Business, hawever, was not v. aor did the average prices, with the single exception of Mr. Bat-vary u, nr mMerta, ot fronl those last quoted from Newmar. . Guineas Stskes sppears likely to have a very small Bcld. as ini mentioned but Bamboo, Grey Mnmus. and Saintfoin. The first " "'"' lini" " 5 10 3 'ch- Bamboo getting the best of the d laV""' Md ''TiD oir ttol, tdken. Saintfoin was r to s, Ukers or a point mere. We did not hear him backed. For the Moilay.6 to 4 wasoflVred on Chymist, p.p. The Derby bettiug M a coniidetable number of horses, but " cool hundreds " were Oof IsM" "W"'" " " l'olllcu,' Phoiiiixttood at 7 to 1. offered. 1 1 Bamboo at 8 to I, taken in fifties', and subsequently of-( ta much demand. Grey Momus had seversl friends, one or ,"""' memselves fortunate in obtaining 10 to fcinsthl "--" miiMiiaie in ooiaiuing iu to i, ine general i,h h,,ina' fallen a point short of it. Bamboe. was backed at limn ' ' "e rC lnr,inc1 to suspect that more than one party l4dottbt0"at,he"mC V""' ,3tolw" uktn bout Nonplus, B "" Etntr' disposition in his favour. Ion, The Early "kmei" t D Etv'"r- Dormouse, Richard Roe. and Amato, were pttrl 0me them 0',ckel the quotations remaining the same ertr Th ' Ul"" Concrv",or" m" "d san- 'Ppnired ' k ul"I'!rtone revolution. Unique and Barcarule The ' M C"',to l05t ,DIn ' ner friends, and some points in et-u 'v"uri"! ' tlle "y 'rom which two out of the three sua ,eononrdBU"n' Vc5pcrtlli"- Glenra is still in force, but. as she great f Mo,'l,''' we nt ventured to put down any price. mil'T1'" 'nestable, was backed at 10 to l. and one hundred M. , r' l'or,n n his filly. The Soldier 'a Consort. Unique wa IsKsday th sui" W" bu done- nd not mnc change. The Grey ! le" " "recU,'Jr on Monday. Bamboo having barely the the Istt "'en,y ' fritnJ' Sa-.ntfoi.i and Alcindar were men. The Z. 1"ck"t ,or ,rifle ; neither, however, having anything as.4, N bt D'tlug varied very slightly from Monday's. Pncenlx. ""riath Alen"1,r in B" the principal favourites-re-Ian,, g'r ,1c"i except Young Rowton, who. for a moment, was !' t of t ,0 b"t"i on tne Grey "It'1"1 hira- followed Wt and Pnif ' hortl' fter- however, he received H- Wesh"!""'1"" ' lhe ll'trnoon- h"d nearly recovered his ago , ad ,h1 ni P',1"" not quite so eager as they Salrsir " do"bt"" l'ether Vespertilio or Glenara must be M to tsv 011r"e f"r ,he "k' ,ne b'ini 10 bet 7 to 1 against K wdotii, ' 8,to ' abJ,n the '""r- Not Word ,,d bout N,nn UaUu , l"um,1,d out "Pon Brown Duchess or Larnaca. j " of Uie market prices of Monday and Thursday I "agtt -' "V5"5 STAKKS, e r. I ' ,tk, ' '5? mbo - by Cain, dsm by Pieton.... SnVh'i'in ""' b Vmna-d b L'ervantes Alemdar. by Sultan.' "al of Maiinelia S'- . . THE DERBY. J "''. by Buzisrd, out of Cobweb.. a - ilk; ' g-m"'"' 'iy K"'n. o. of Emiliana . rtk " b.' ""'' by cnius. d by Cervantes W ..Bamboo, by Cain, dam bpicton..." TstrssDir. s to 1 agst S to (t; is to I - is to 1 18 to I - 17 to 1 - 20 to I 20 to 1 - 21 to I -30 to I -ll to I (tk) (tk) ;tk! -itk) II to 16 to HI to 17 to 18 to 33 to I -35 to I . to 1 40 to 1 - .uou to It - (tk) ,tkl ttk) - ;tk' 1000 to it ;tk) auu to 3.10 on (tk) sun to 100 (tk) son to 100 itk) to a its) to 1 ngst (tk) 10 to 1 - 11 to 1 -13 to I (tk' - (tk; - Itk) (tk) .. C. by Velocipede, onl of Nonplus's d.. ..Alemdar, by Sultan, out of MarineUa ..inn, by Cain, out of Margaret ..The Early Bird, by Bedlamite, d bCatton .. Cobbam, by The Colonel Frederica. . 18 to 1 - . . U'Kgviue. by The Colonel Varennes . Bullion, by Emliins, out of Goldwire tl to I (t .. Conservator, by Colonel Margravine 30 to 1 (f . . Dormouse, bro to Rat trap, by Bizarre .. Bretby, by Priam, out of Cyprian's d. 30 to I .. Richard Roe, by Pantaloan Medina ..Amato, by Velocipede Jane shore.. 30 to 1 .. Monc Adam, by Row too, out of Flighty 1 Volunteer, by The Colonel or Tran- I bv. nut of Galatea I .. Chyuiiit, by Zlnganee. out of Oxygen 50 to I lt .. Brother to Aleppo, by Mulatto 1000 to 10 (f .. Q.iioMinus,byZinganee,outofSontagx500 to 25 (t- . . Blaise . . Cobham agst Conservator . . Bamboo agst Dormouse .. Young Rowton agst Early Bird .. Bamboo agst Dssdalus . . Grey Mnraus arst Young Rowton .. 600 to500 onO.M. ..Bamboo ft Callisto for Derby & Oaks 100 to 20 (f THE OAKS. .. Vespertllio, by Reveller, out of Acacia 7 to I agst . . Glenara, Sister to Glencoc, by Sultan .. Ninny, sister to Noodle, by Bedlamite . . Calli.-,to, by Camel, out of Ursula. . . . . . Br. Duchess, by Camel Archduchess 12 to I (t) . I .arnaca, by Chateau Margaux Lyric 20 to I . . Suldier'sCousort, bCoiooel Frederica G ?nSt.?t- . ' -u"M' T't. Trinidad, and Colombia, alsoLaGuayra. CaracVsi aat2"tfc V Wc2 lnd7?.l ". CSiny. ft tte North tfKuro tVu? iS?.;. 5? ! "1 J 1 ' ","' P11" 1"ner.-The East Isidies, Cape of Good Hope, St. Helenitte Mswr? 6 s 6d pet qarter ' VlmDiemen'. Land, New South Wales, New Zealand, and the Falkland liTil RACES TO COME. Newmarket ... .AraiL 3s Newcastle Juns 25 I Exeter Aio. 21 Stavtrtnn 30 Hippodrome 26 Swan-a and Neath... 32 Eglinton Park 30 Bath 27 Oxford il Batdock 30 Utbury Club Jitlv 4 Burton-upon Trent. ..23 Tavistock May I Stiickbridge 5 Egham V8 Durham 3 Kpplng i Canterbury 28 Chester 7 Newmarket 10 Totnes It Bridgetown. 28 Bristol and Clifton 9 Liverpool 17 Warwick SrT. 4 Roystnn lu Winchester 17 Stirling 6 Hippodrome II Stamford 18 Lichfield II Pl mouth Spring II 1 Cheltenham 24 Aiingdon 12 Newmarket is Lancaster 25 Leicester 12 LtvcriMMi! Craven Ifi Southampton 25 Doncaater 17 Birmingham & Solihull 2 1 Knutsford n Isle of Thanet It Kelso 21 Bridgnorth 25 Heaton Park so York 21 Goodwood 31 Walsall so Gorhambury 22 Worccucr Auo. 7 Lincoln 7 Hippodrome 25 Pottery 7 Newmarket Oct. 2 Sh'Snal 25 Brighton 8 Wrexham 1 Epsom 29 Hertford g Chesterfield 3 Beverley 30 Newcastle under Lyme 9 Monmouth S Manchester Jl-n-s b Wolverhampton 13 Northallerton 4 Reigate 0 Plymouth 14 Richmond S Ascot 12 Lewes 15 Stafford 8 Newton in Paisley 16 Welcbpool II Hampton-court 20 Burnley 16 Newmarket 15 Knighton 20 York 22 Holywell Hunt IS Newmarket Oct. 29 THE GAME LAWS. Colonel Hawker and Mi. Wickham. A sort of angry collision litis taken place between these gentlemen. We stated a fortnight back that Mr. Wickham had thnght proper, in March last, to summon Charles Heath, the deputed gamekeeper of Colonel Hawker, who is Lord of the Manor of Bullington, before two Magistrates of Andover, for trespass, and the man was lined in the full penalty of 40s., and costs. Against this conviction Colonel Hawker appealed to the Quaiter Sessions at Winchester, on the ground (in addition to certain reservations over the land in question, claimed by the Colonel under ancient muniments of title, aud which would hare been submitted to the Bench) fhat the 35th section of the Act of 1 and 2 William IV., cap. 23, exempts Lords of Manors and their keepers from this penalty, and leaves them only subject to acta of trespass. The Dili section requiring notice of appeal to be given within three days, and four days having elapsed, from Sunday intervening, Mr. Wickham took advantage of that technicality, and the appeal was quasht-d, although Colonel Hawker expressed lhe greatest anxiety to go into Ihe question ; and the Bench, seeing that Mr, Wickham was disposed to evade the fair discussion of the point at issue, only awarded him 40s. towards costs. These facta having appeared in the TitHex, Mr. Wickham wrote a letter to that journal on the 10th instant, in which he denied thtt he ".shrunk from the discussion," and tnid that the appellant's Couusel was distinctly told in court, that if Colonel Hawker's gamekeeper would on any appointed day repeat the trespass 011 the land in question, he (Mr. Wickham) would pledge himself to bring an action at law, and afford Colonel Hawker an opportunity to exhibit his " ancient muniments of title to certain reservations over the land." To this letter Colonel Hawker replied, charaetrrizing Mr. Wickhum'i letter as " a country-lawyer-like rigmarole," and expressing u doubt whether he would attempt to proceed to rrcover the penalty :.nd costs. The G. Uant Colonel then proceeds in the following strain : " It requires 110 lawyer to see that the S5th section of the New Game Act exempts not only Lords of Manors, but even of ' reputed' manors, aud their keepers, from the new penally, and leaves them subject only tn actions of tespass 1 and the 4ith section precludes the power of brioging sucli actions where the new penalty has been had recourse to. Now.if Mr. Wickham is so fond of law. why did he exclude himself from tryiug the question, by summoning my gamekeeper for a pcualty I aud even in a case wlieie it was Illegal to award one ! Why did he nut bring his action, and try the question at the assizes, by which means burnt light might have been thrown on bis ' docu. mental y and other conclusive evidence,' by a production of our respective title deeds, which again and agaiu I had offered to submit to counsel or even friends, and thereby settle all disputes in a pleasant way that would prevent future litigation . Hut this Mr. Wickham (who is wholly under the influencs of bad advisers; positively refuses to do. It is really quite laughable that Mr. Wickham should attempt to dispute my rights as Lord of tht Manor, while he pays me an annual quit rent, that has been received above a century, and when he himself, at his uwn earnest entreaty, held my deputation from the yiar 1810, and exercised it without mercy till he wa superseded by Heath in 1837, and frum this moment he (Or rather the parties by whom he is unfortu. natety gu'dedi commenced a system of persecution and unneighbourly con. duct, though gut bi-at, as deserved, in ail three of the other cases that were brought before the Magistrates." The Culonel thus concludes his letter, to which no reply has since been made, a strongproof ot the w ukness of Mr. Wickham's position : " 1 am sorry to -have trouoiea you wun tnis communication ; out 11 is ine Arst, and it shall be the last, on the subject, as 1 am sure your columns and my time can be turned to better account than a paper war with parties that to contend with would be no credit, and tu beat and expose would be no victory," THE CITY STEEPLE CHACES. These events, which excited much interest, came off on Thursday last, over a fine sporting country about three milts beyond Romford in Essex. The morning; was exceedingly bleak and cold, bat despite of " wind and weather," a nomber of well-known Nirarods wended their way to the appointed place at an early hour, and by twelrs o'clock the head quarters, the King's lleao, Romford, was crowded with visitors. Mr. Watson, of the Cattle, Muorgate, was entrusted with the management, and notwithstanding a host of jovial fellows who had met at his house on the previous night when the entries closed, kept him up till four o'clock, he reached Romford at eight, and had the ground flagged out long before the arrival of the competing parties. At two o'clock a general move was made for the starting place, and shortly after the rain came down in torrents, much to the annoyance of those who bad left their Macintoshes behind them. The wind also blew " great guns," and on turning down the road to the left, about a mile and a half out of Romford towards the starting place, the wind and rain came bang in the teeth of the equestrians, numbers of whom sought shelter in a farm yard, where they remained, contenting themselves with seeing a portion of the race from that spot. Others, who repaired to the winning-field, got completely drenched. The starting field was on a fine racing hill, at Paul Barn Mead, Foxbury Wood, and the line extended acros a small biook and a narrow field, at the extremity of which, there was a good hunting fence ; then across two fields over a gentle r;(e proceeding along the fields by the side of the road to Abridfi, leaving Brick Kiln Farm House to the right, thence in a straight line over Nook Hill Lane, across two large fields to the Green Lane, and along five fields to a piece of pasture at the back of Mr. White's farm, about a quarter of a mile from the Romford road, and back to the place of starling. There was some excellent fencing in the line, and the jumps in and out of Nook Hill Lane were raspers. The leaps at the Green Lane were also good ones. With the exception of a piece of wheat and some clover lay, the whole was pasture land, and it was generally remarked, that a finer country could not have been selected for the occasion. The distance was about 3 miles. The first chace was for a sweepstakes of 10 sovs each, carrying 1 1st 71b; the winner to be sold for 100 sovs, ii demanded in th usual way. The following horses came to the post : Mr Watson's ns Mr Elmore's Nigger .... .... J.Mason Mr Wood's Jackey'My Lad .... .... .... Oldakcr Mr Sheppard's g m Cinderella .... Martin .Mr Scffcrt's Lincoln Lass .... .... Fleming One subscriber paid half forfeit. Shortly after going away Jackry went a head to the left, followed by the Nigger, Cinderalla, and the Lincoln Lass. There appeared to be but little or no variation till nearing the distance. Hag, when Oldster steered Jackey rather too much to the left, which obliged him to take a nasty gate out of a rick-yard into the field where the flag was s'ationed. Cinderalla turned it first, but the Nigger and Lincoln Lass were close upon the mare. Jackey having lost nearly a field was made to increase his pace, and Oldaker also marking out an excellent line be shortly caught his horses, and again took the lead. Cinderella fell at a fence about a mile from home, and, although Martin received a nasty burster, he remounted, but the mare'achance was entirely thrown out by her falling. About six fields (rom home Fleming fell over his mare's head and alighted on his feet. He was quickly up again, and his good-looking nag soon joined the leading horses. The three were now close together, and the race became highly interesting. The Lincoln Lass first jumped into the road, but having got into a " muck heap " far above her hocks the could not extricatr herself for some time, and the race consequently laid between the Nigger and Jackey. After an excellent struggle Mason breught the Nigger in a winner by about two lengths. Oldaker'a horse was mucn distressed. Cinderella alter ner fall performed ner work in admirable style, and came in quite fresh. The distance was run by the winner in ten minutes. The second cbace was for a sweepstakes of three sovs each, to carry lOst 71b, the winner to be sold for SO 10 vj. Sic, It took place over the same ground as the first race, and the following horses staited, viz. : Mr Elmore's br pony Billy Cockade ... .... J.Mason Mr Jackson ns Twopeony Postman .... .... Calloway Mr Scflert's ch h Well Wisher .. J. Green Mr Wallis'sch h Hanky Panky .. .... .... Unknown Mr Wood's ch .... ..t. .... oldaker They went off at a good pace, and kept pretty well together for the first mile. Mason and Oldaker then took a line to the right, and the others branching off more to the left got nearly into the game predicament as Oldaker in the first race ; but the gate out of the rick-yard was In this instance open. Mason doubled the fl.r in advance, fol. 1 owed by Oldaker, the rest being well up, excepting Hanky Panky, who, we believe, fell before reaching the flag. Sefferfs chesnut horse soon joined Billy Cockade, the Twopenny Postman lying well alongside, and Oldaker bringing up the rear. The Well Wisher, however, when having the lead would not come out of the road, and the others went by him. At the last fence but one the Twopenny Postman was lying so ciose up to liilly Cockade that be jumped on his heels and fell. Oldaker no came up and challenged Mason. One of the best races ever witnessed ensued. Mason did all that a jook could do under tbe circumstances, and was only beaten bv a head. Manv considered i: a dead heat, but the judge, Mr. T. Crooks, decided in lavour 01 Mr. wood's horse, which was admirably ridden by Oldaker. We have since been informed that the winner is the property of Mr. v. jhs, ana mat -ir. wooa pnjy named. UK bone, ifte ' animal is a beau til ul looking nog, and oppears to be nearly thorough bred. The Twopenny Postman's performances on this oc-casion must have turprised even its worthy owner, for he never could have expected so weedy a bit of horseflesh to have held so excellent a position in the race up to the time he fell. The above race closed the sports of the day, the entry for the 14st ' . 'ft lllll IMIIUE, In the evening a numerous party dined at the King's Head, and kept up the conviviality of the ninlit till a late hone. Mr. Watson in returning thanks for his health being drunk, observed that it gave him great pleasure to find the arrangements he had made fur the first v-ny oicepie cr.acca uad given such perfect satisfictiou to ail parties. He had no doubt that next year by a little exertion, subscriptions might be obtained among the sporting gentlemen 01 the C'i y of London to give a purse of at least jtlOO to be run for, and that ere long the City Steeple C'liace-- would rank second to none in Kogland. He concluded by eulogising tbe conduct of Mr. G. Orbell and Mr. Carter, for the liheral manner in which they had permitted the chaces to be run over their land, and also for their assistance in forwarding the arrangements of the day. Tbe healths of these gentlemen were drunk with enthusiasm. Many other " trumps" were complimented in the course of the evening, and at a late hour we left the party in the height of their enjoyment. Steeplk Ciiack at Uidfor.1i. A SteepTe(:hsce took place on Thursday the l'Jth instant at Bidford, near Stratford. on-Avon, over a circular course of a mile and a half, heats, with three strong fences and two double flights of hurdles. Five horses enters', and four started. Mr. Wdams'8 b g. Grasshopper, 6 yrs, list 101b ; II. Price's ch g, Esper, list 101b; Wheeler's bk g, Black Cock, list 101b ; Coldicott's g g, Marquis, lOst 71b ; Smith's ch m, Kllen, list 31b (drawn), which was woo by Grasshopper, in two beats, with ease. In the first heat, Esper bolted, and jumped into the river Avon ; the rider, having to carry 151b weight, was with difficulty saved, and the horse was not got out under IS minutes. A sweepstakes was afterwards run for by Mr. Lowe's li 01, Landscape, Mr Cockbill's b g, Little Bob, and Mr. Wadams's b g, Grasshopper, the winner of the first race. This was an exceedingly well-contested race, being won by Landscape ; Grasshopper having gone the wrong aide of tbe flag, pulled up early in the race. Some other matches were made on the course, which prolonged and heightened the sport. These races have been commenced under the liberal auspices of Mr. Webb, the master of the Park Hall Harriers, and are confined exclusively to horses that have been hunted with his hounds. There is every prospect that these sports will become annual. Sudbury Steepi.k-chace. This event came off on Tuesday last, when five horses started, viz., Mr. Blandon's Jerecd, Mr. Matthew's Rover, Mr. Brown's grey mare, Mr Strutt's Red Robin, and Mr. Lygurs' Jenny. The racing began between Red Rob n and Je-reed, side by side over two er three ences which they cleared in excellent style, until they reached a thick thorn fe-ce, twelve feet high, when Red Robin rushed at it very boldly, but gave his rider a burster, and injured him severely by the fall. Red Robin was closely followed by Jereed, but the grey mare soon took Jereed's place, the latter lying within a length or two, and Rover making them go along at a spanking pace. At the lust two fences the latter was some distance behind, but, having taken care at the beginning, was enabled to pass t. e grey mare within five or six lengths of home, and came within two or three of Jereed, who was declared t! e winner. The sportsmen afterwards adjourned to the Lion Inn, and sat down to an excellent dinner, provided by the landlord, Mr. Double, the strength of whose wine made some of the guests see double btfore they separated. It is in contemplation to make the steeple-chace an annual amusement, and increasing sport is expected next year. Steeple Chaos; Extraordinary. -On Tuesday last the Village of Hooknorton was enlivened by a Steeple Chace of an extraordinary nature; it was a foot chace of half a mile, and there were 12 severe fences and an ash spinney to pass tliioujili, which was thrown up in beds. Ei,ht Pedestrians assemoled at the starting place, and on the signal being given they started ar.d cleared the first fence in gallant style ; the next mound brought them into a spinney, where one or two, more unfortunate than their biother sportsmen, got so entangled in the thorns and briars that they lost all chance in the chace, wh ch was l.ft toBorsberry a -d Paxton, who were determined to try each other's Itrengtb. Fence after fence was taken in fine style until the last but one, which was truly n 'poser;' it was sufficient to tuin 'Old Vivian' shy it was a wall of four feet high, surmounted by two rails, drawn with thorns at the least seven feet ftom '.be ground, which was gallantly cleared by Paxton, who threw himself head. foremost over, and immediately leaping the last fence came in and received the prize. A steeple-chace came off on Monday week at Auchnoonshill, about eleven miles on the Lanark-road. Mr. John Rogers, horse-dealer, of Edinburgh, was the winner. This is the second steeeple-ehac which has been won by Mr. Rogers in the same neighbourhood, and on both occasions he deposited, with a liberality worthy of imitation, thiec pounds in the hands of the gentleman on whose farm tlie steeple-chace took place for distribution among the industrious poor. A Hurdle-race match, for i.'10 a side, between Mr. Ward's Vil lager and Mr. Holnian's Creeper will come off on Stavertoa Race course to-murrow. Carlisle Wrkstling Sociity. -This Society held its annual meeting on Good Friday, in a field belonging to Mrs. Carrutbcrs, at Stanwix. Forty .six youiir uv u, not exi-cedinir ten stone, eutered in the second class, and better wrestling, it is said, wus never witnessed. 1 Ins class commenced the day's sport. In the third lime over E. Robinson threw T. Ritson, J. Curran floored A. Birrell, C. Oailey downed C. Waller, Isaac Bowes grassed R. Gate, and J. Jamieann rent down J. Graham. J. Holloell was the odd man, and in the fourth round he cap-ized E. Robin-on ; C. Dailcy did the. same to J. Curran, and J. Jamieson was equally successful in his bout with Bowes. In the fifth round Jamieson was victorious over Hollowell, and he bad to contend the final fall with Dailey, the odd man. Jamieson (late of Bampton) again came off triumphant, and be received the first prize, which was a silver watch, value sir guineas. Jamieson nooreo 111 each lull one ot the leading favourites (amongst whom may be mentioned John Graham, of Blackwell. winner of the first prize iu this class, last year). In the heavy-weight match 64 entered their names as competitors, among whom were several of tbe ten-stone youths. Jamieson showed his superior generalship whilst wrestling Ling, the winner of this class ; they had two wrestles for it, but Ling being two stone heavier than his opponent, overpowered him in sttength. In the fourth round J. Mawsou floored J. Dailey, R.Young threw C. Graham, J. Ling grassed J. Jamieson, and J. Hill donned K. Carrutbers. J. I.ing thtn sent down J. Mawson, and R. Young doing the like to J. Hill, Ihe final fall was contested by Ling and Young. Joseph Ling, of CarlUle, was the victor, who received a watch value ten guineas. After the sports the parties dined ogether at the Lion and Lamb Inn, Scetch. street. On Easter Monday there was a wrestling match for a scuebald pony, in an erection lately used as a circus, in Carlisle. Tbe thing turned out a failure, only seven wrest era appearing to contend for the prize, which was won by Gordon of Plumpton, who " scued" his opinents about in perfect keeping with th; whole affair. We6T.MORF.LJ.ND AND Cl'.VBERLAND WRESTLING SOCIETY. There was a strong muster of the members of this Society on Thursday night, at Mr. Geddes's, Old Drury Tavern, on which occasion many of the winners in the late contest attended with their prizes. Iu the course of the evening a match was made between Raelton and Macphersoo, to contend at five standing leaps, f r 10 a side. The next deposit is to be made on Thursday next, at Mr. Geddes's. Foot StkeplE Chace at Birmingham. On Wednesday a feot steeple chace came off at Birmingham, amongst a party of six medical students of the town, whose real names, for several reaeoi.s, were rot made public, but these only given in which they ran. The conditions of the race were, to run a mile over any country which the umpires might select, and the gentlemen engaged in the race, not to see the ground till the morning of starting. In the distanced ran there was a brook exceeding five yards in width, with a bad taiitjs; off, and a flight of rails with a hedge on the opposite side, and sixteen as 'stiff fences as could well have been selected ; in addition to this, the ground was exceedingly heavy, owing to the late rains, and there were three ploughed fields to run over, besides one or two " little hills." Notwithstanding the secresy with which the affair was conducted, there was a numerous field to view the event. About four o'clock, p.m., the following six were at the post: Sprightly, blue and yellow I Never-sweat, purple and orange Rustic, crimson Vulcan, black and while Chit chat, piok and blue The Spouter, green and yellow Previous to starting The Spouter was the decided favourite, the odds being only 2 to 1 againgt him, with plenty of takers ; but owing to the heaviness of the ground, it was doubted by some whether he could go the distance, his speed being well-known but his lasting powers as yet uatried. Vulcan had numerous backers, who were very sweet upen him, aod the Rustic also had taken the odds heavily against himself, and it was tbe opinion of some parties that the race was booked as his own. The other three were not in much demand, with the exception of Never-sweat, who had a few friends. After the ground had been viewed and the course cleared, all the candidates weie ranged at the starting post, and at tbe word "g9." went off at a racing pace, Vulcan taking the lead, closely followed by Chit-chat, Never-sweat, and Sprightly ; Rustic and The Spouter taking a line of their own to the brook. In this order the first three fences were well taken ; when they came to the brook, at which, as was expected, all were in. Rustic a. id Never sweat getting the worst sousing. Here Vulcan still leading, Never-sweat lying cl se behind him, but owing to the former mistaking tbe flag, he and Never-sweat ran about 100 yards out of tbe line, and in consequence were passed by Rustic and Chit-chat. Chit, chat was now the favourite, all declaring that he must win it. Here, however, The Spouter, who had being lying behind, now came up and passed them all, which immediately changed the betting. At ths point of the race, Sprightly was dead beaten, and it was also evident that the Rustic's chance was gone. The raae seemed to lie between Spouter and Vulcan, who were the two first, Chit-chat third, and Never-sweat fourth. Vulcan, however, being stuck at a fenee, and Chit-chat not bring able to get by him, they were both passed by Never-sweat : this was about two fields from home, when The Spouter came to some hurdles, with Never-sweat close upon him ; here they ran nearly together to the end of tbe last field but one, when some person ran against Never-sweat and nearly upset him, thus losing an excellent chance of tbe race. 8pou'er got well over the last fence in which Never-sweat stuck, and The Spouter landed a gallant winner by a dosen yards, Never-sweat second, Vulcan third, Chit-chat fourth, both well up, Rustic a bad fifth, and Sprightly last. The running of Vulcan and Chit-cat was much admired. The distance was done in eight minutes and a few seconds, which (considering the state of tbe country, and the number of fences, not forgetting the sonsing at the brook) was very excellent running. Tbe fences were all taken in admirable style -, indeed, the race altogether seemed to give general satisfaction. It appears that some parties fancy that Vulcan can beat the winner. We are assured that Tbe Spouter will ran him a mile over any country, for whatever sum he pleases. The Pioeon Match at Chalk Farm. -There was a strong muster a " the Farm," on Wednesday, to witness the shooting for tbe Silver Tankard, given by Mr. Bowden, The match was open to all England, and fifteen competitors entered the field, to shoot at nine birds each ; the winners of public prizes standing r.t 24 and others at 21 yards from tbe trap. The charge ol shot was limited to two ounces. The following were tiie winners enps. and tbey stood at 24 yards : Mr. Bloodsworth killed seven nut of Groom killed the whole of his birds, Mr. Potter seven out of eight', Mr. Parnell three out of seven, Mr. Watts six out of eight, Mr. i.uiu iwir wu 01 seven, ana Mr. macintosh one out of four. The undermentioned stood at 21 yards : Mr. Hyde killed his nine, Mr. Clarke eig'-t out of nine, Mr. Bangs seven out of nine. Mr. Pierson five out of nine, Mr. Lamb four out of seven, Mr. Harlie rour out 01 six, air. Mams four out of nine, and Mr. Lumley two out o, mi nun ruunn tne matcn excited considerable interest, there being a tie between Messrs. Groom, Bloodsworth, Porter, and the celebrated crack shot Hyde, : rom Cambridge. The sixth rjund made an alteration in the betting. Mr. Bloodsworth missed, as did Mr. Porter ; when Groom and Hyde killing, they were the favourites against the field, and remained so bv killinz all then birds. The ti.en shot off tbe tie, at nine birds each, the oouatrytr.an the favourite wit a many, he having tbe advantage of three yards in distance ; but Crom was freely taken forphoire by bis friends, who backed him to some amount, and he won the cup by killing hve out of nine, making if 110m ia ; ana nyae Killing tnree out 01 eight, making 12 tiom 17. In shoot' ng off the tie it will be seen the work was verv indifferent. compared o the previous part of lhe match, in which the shooting of uioouaworin, uroom, rorier, ana w arts, was rea'ly splendid, and called forth the applause of all present. The cup was presented to Mr. Groom, by the landlord, after one of his usual encellent sprteilt. The two following games, just played, will be found instructive to young players, as they both forcibly show the minor Importance of snatchinr Pawns. or similar baits, compared with keeping the pieces well together, and directing w peuiiauciiL aiiaca . WI1ITK. 1. K Ptwo I.KBloQB 4th 3. B takes Kt 4. P takes P 5. Q checks 0. P takes P 7. Q P one 8. Q takes R P s. Q takes Q B P 10. Q to ner R 61th 11. Q takes ar WII1TS. 1. Q Ptwo I.QBF two 3. K P two 4. Q P on s. B takes P 5. Q to K B third 7. Q takes P 8. K Kt to B third 9. Q to K second 10. Q Kt to B third 1 1 - K Kt to its fifth 12. Q to K third BLACK. Same K B P two It retakes Q Ptwo P covers R takes P Q B attacks Q Q to K B third R to Kt second Kt to B third Kt to a fifth BLACK. Same P takes P Same K B P two KHtoQB fourth P takes P K B to Q third Same Castles K P on Q B attacks Q Q Kt to Q second wn ITK. 12. Q to her H 4th 13. Q to R 4th, ch 14. Q to R fifth 15. Q takes B 16. K to B 17. Q Kt to B third IS. Kt to K fourth 19. O Kt to n third 20. K takes Q 21. K moves 22. K moves WIIITK. IS. K Kt to K sixth 14. Kt takes K 15. Q B to Q second 18. Q takes QRP 17- Q takes Kt P IS. K takes B 19. K to Kt third 20. K takes B 21. K to R fourth 22. B takes R 23. K takes P 24. K moves SLACK. R to Q B Kt P two B checks Kt takes P. ch Kt takes Q Kt takes Q P Q to her B thlid Q takes P B to K 7th, ch Kt takes P. ch Q R ch, and wins BLACK. Q to K second K takes Kt K to corner K li to Q B fourth B takes KBP.ch Kt takes P.disch Q to K fourth, ch K P checks R checks Q takes B, ch Kt from Q 4th, ch Kt mates Shocking bad" is too good a term to apply to this atrocity. .rEROSTATtON. This science will receive an additional imnttui during the ensuing summer, from the launching about the middle of May of a vist machine of immense powers, which has been constructed by a number of scientific gentlemen, on the principle of Montgolfier. It is upwards of 200 feet in circumference and 120 feet in height. No ascent has ever been made in England with a balloon of this description. It is to be called " The Queen's Royal -rKrostat," in honour of our Gracious Sovereign, and the first ascent will take place from the aurrey Zoological bardens. POLICE INTELLIGENCE. Singular Investigation. At Worship-street, on Monday, Messrs. Broughton and Codd were occupied for a considerable time in the investigation of a case of a very singular nature, arising out of the following circumstances : Police constable G 211 stated that at about half-past ten on the morning before he was passim: down Waterloo-street, St. Luke's, when he heard cries nf " Murder!" proceeding from the house No. 40, and on knocking at the door he was answered by an old man, who refused to admit him ; and he was obliged to break open He door to effect an entrance. On going iu he fonnd a girl in the passage (whom he afterwards ascertained to be insane) making a violent outcry ; and when he had succeeded in soothing her he proceeded up stairs, where he found a wretched-looking woman in a miserable buck room, who told him that her aunt, who kept tbe house, had confined her there for tbe last seven years against her will. She complained also of an insufficiency of food ; and, as she appeared very hungry, witness asked the aunt, who by this time had made her appearance, to give her something to eat, and a brown loaf and some tea having been placed before her, she began to devour it in such a la-venous manner that witness thought it necessary, for fear of the consequences, to restrict hei. lie had hern-moved, together with her child, to St. Luke's workhouse, and slit- was now in attendance to undergo examination. The poor creature, who presented a squalid and emaciated appearance, was placed in the witness-box, and in au-swer to Mr. Brougbion's questions, she stated that she hadbeen con fined for seven years in the room, during which time .she had only lieen allowed to go out on ahsut six occasions, and that was in the company of her aunt, who kept a close watch over her. She was entitled to a life annuity of 100 guineas, under the will of Miss Henley (sister of Lady Trigge), who was her half cousin, and before she lived with her aunt she used tn receive it herself in monthly payments from Messrs. Cox and Biddulph, the bankers, but since then her aunt had drawn and disposed of it. For the last two years she had not b;en allowed to go out at all. Inspector Robinson stated that he had waited upon Lady Trigge, in Saville-row, who stated that she knew the complainant, and expressed a wish that the matter might undergo the fullest investigation. Mr. Broughton issued a warrant against the aunt, and directed tbe officers immediately to bri g her before him, and also all the papers that they could find relating to the complainant's affairs. In about an hour's time the aunt arrived in a hackney-coach, guarded by the police, to protect her from the violenee of an immense mob, who followed her to the office with threats and imprecations. She is an aged woman, of respectable appearance, & (he stated her name to be Charity Smith. Mr. Broughton, after acquainting her with tbe nature of tbe complaint, inquired what money she received for tbe complainant's support .'Prisoner : T1 Is. a-week, which I receive from Lady Trigge. Mr. Broughton : Do you receive nothing from any bauking-bouse? Prisoner: Nothing whatever. The policeman banded up to the bench a bundle of papers, amongst which was the copy of a will, purporting to be that of Miss Henley, and dated November 1822, which bequeathed an annuity of 100 guineas to complainant and her mother during their joint lives. The trustees named were Lady Trigge, the Rev. Wheeler, chaplain to the Royal Military College, Sandhurst, and the Keverend Hugh fearson, 1.U. Mr. Uroughton : Nothing can be more clear than that she is entitled to this pioperty, and she is not only deprived of it, but kept in close confinement, and otherwise ill treated. The policeman said that her room was in a most filthy state, and quite divested of furniture, there being nothing in it but a wretched horse-hair bed, the only covering to which was an old moth-eaten rug. In answer to a question from Mr, Broughton to whether she had sufficient food, complainant said that she had " sometimes." A parish officer stated bis belief that she was afraid to tell all in tbe presence ef her aunt ; as sbe was in the middle of a complaint to him that morning, when, hearing her aunt s footstep , she desisted, in apparent terror. Her emaciated appearance proved that the necessaries of life were withheld from her. The policemen said that the neighbours told them thnt she bad been seen crawling abrut the yard to pick up .V eagerly devour any off 1 she could find. Mr. Broughton asked the aunt why she kept her so olosely confined ? To which she replied, that she was not capable of taking care of herself. Mr. Broughton expre-sd his conviction that there was something extremely wrong about the business, and he directed Inspector Robinson to make the necessary inquiries at Doctors' Commons, the banking-house, &o. The worthy magistrates requested that tbe unfortunate complainant might be taken eveiy care of at the workhouse, and told the Inspector to place an officer in the aunt's house to protect her from the violence ef the populace. The Lord Mayor and the Bear's Paw, or a Horrible Affair Explainer. On Monday, the beadle of Langbourne Ward appeared before the Lord Mayor at tbe Mansion-house, and mude the following statement : Some boys belonging to the neighbourhood cf Leadenhall. market were hunting rats amongst the lockers in which the live stock is usually kept during market hours, and one of them got into a locker for the purpose of stirring it about, in order to rout any nf the o ious vermin that might have slipi ed in lor a repast. On stooping down the lad fancied that somebody shook him by the hand, and starting up he flung out amongst his comrades a hand sure enough, to the great dismay of all. Tbinkiug that such an adventure was quite enough for him, he made no further search, but ran home with the hand to his master. The circumstance caused a very great emotion in the vicinity, and it was soon afterwards reported thtt a human hand and pair of legs were found, and before night closed in the ward authorities were informed that it was believed that a body which exactly fitted; the bead and legs was dug up amongst the rubbish, It wss since ascertained, however, by the witness and Isaacs, a ward officet , that the facts had been greatly exaggerated, as the hand was the only revolting object that presented itself after all. The Lord Mayor asked whether tbe band had been examined by a surgeon. The beadle ro uced the following certificate, which he said w s signed by a surgeon to whom the hand was shown, in order that he might give bis opinion whether it wag separated from the arm when the unfortunate man who owned it was alive or drad : " The hand is considerably diseased a- regards the bones of the fore and little fingers, and judging from the recent appearance of the separated wrist-joint, has ''been amputated, but whether before or after death there is no certain evidence, though in all probability before." Isaacs, Ihe ward-officer, sai ' hat the certificate increased the difficulty, as nobody could think how tbe band of a living per on could have been flun into such a place, although it might be readily suppose ! that a young surgeon, after using the hand of a subject, for the purpose o' dissection, would get rid of it in such a manner. Having heard tne report which was spread abroad, to the great alarm of the ward, he obtained the hand, which, to add to tbe strange hor. or of the facts, appeared as if it had lieen boiled. Her.- th- hand, which had been oiled up in a napkin, was exhibite! by the ward-beadle. It appeared to havt been moat awkwardly cut away from tbe wrist, and was very much discoloured, Mr. 1 1 abler remarked bat there appeared to be an onusual quantity of fat about the band, but it was in such a condition that it would be difficult to pronounce accurately any opinion aboutit until it underwent some process at the hospital, A gentleman, who said that he resided in Nicbolas-lane, stated that he had often se -n limbs, amputated, and after having undergone a variety of proiesses. and he was of opinion that tl e band had not been temoved by a person of high professional skill, and 'hat it hd beyond all doubt been boiled. The surgeon, who examined it had stated that in two or three days be could give a mor decided opinion. It wss the right baid of a man who had evidently worked hard. Tbe Lord Mayor directed the ward beadle to take the hand to St, Thomas's Hospital, in order that the professional authorities there might examine and report on the natter. The ward beadle and officer immediately repaired to the hospital, lraving behind them in the justic- room several persons who felt considerable anxiety about the result. In tbout half an hoar the messengers returned, and the Lord Mayor asked what the surgeon at the hospital said ? Tbe ward beadle replied that Dr. Barker and Surgeon Sollv (aid that there was a mistake about th c hand, as it did not belong to a man, but to a bear great laughter. The gentlemen took him into lhe museum and showed him the difference between a bear's fist and a human being's, and the former was a great deal fatter ; besides, the nails turned in, and the wrist was quite another sort of an article. They were of opinion, too, wheat asked whether the person was alive or dead when the hand was cut off, that if he waa alive he must very probably have roared so loud as to sho who and what he was great laughter . The Lord Mayor expressed very great satisfaction at tHe mistake which had bern made, and hoped that the neighbourhood ould be speedily released from ita alarm. He supposed the paw belonged to one of the bears whoa fat supplied so many gentlemen with fine heads of hair, and hs agreed with the medical gentleman who first examined it in the opinion that it had been boiled, although there was tome error as to the kind of animal to which it belonged. Mr. Hobler suggested tbe propriety, as doctors sometimes differed, of leaving the paw, or hand, or whatever it was, in the hospital, in order that it might undergo a, thorough examination laughter . No doubt, as had been remarked, the poor fellow who lost it had worked hard for his bread. Thia suggestion was, we were given to understand, adopted, Sc the ' articU' was ordered to be put in spirits forthwith, at the request of the medical authority; in whose opinion it is a hand, and not a paw. Extknsive Robbrhy. At Limbeth-street, on Wednesday, War. Bound, Danism. Perkins, Thouas Burley, and John Waltos, were charged with stealing five boxes containing upwards of 50t worth of Irish linen, the property oi Mr. William Aspin, a carman, of Morgan's-Iane, Tooley.street. From the statement of Mr. Hum phries, who attended for the prosecution, it appeared, that on the SOU) day of June last the prisoner John Walton, who was In the service of Mr. Aspin as a waggoner, received a number of boxes and paekagea from on board a vessel lying near Tooley-street, to be delivered at different warehouses in the city ; but instead of doing se, he deserted the vehicle, leaving it in the public street, and when found, five boxes of linen, of the value of five hundred pounds, had been carried away. Henry Walker stated, that at the time of the robbery he a in the service of a person named Hale, who keot a reneral shoo in Fa shion-street, Spitalfields, and on the day before the robbery he saw me prisoners joountt ana renins at tus masters snop, wnere inef had been on many previous occasions. On the day of the robbarf, tisfi 29th of June, 1837, witness, on returning to his master's residence, found that four or five boxes had been brought there during his absence. On the same evening he waa sent with five sacks, which were filled with something in the bottom, and a few coals at the top, to the house of a person named Morgan, who waa the (on-in-law of his master, and after waiting there a short time he received the sacks back. The boxes brought to his master's (Mr. Hale's) house were also givers to him to be broken up, and he sawed and chopped thm iato smalt pieces. Lea, the officer, said, that in consequence of information, which he had received, he, on the 30th of June last, went to the house of the master of the last witness, in Fashion-street, SpitalfleUs and on searching the parlour found seven pieces of linen, a portion t the stolen property. He had also found in a shed a quantity of wood which had evidently formed portions of boxes, and in some parts o them was a private mark, which Mr. Aspin, jun., identified as belong ing to the boxes that had been stolen. James Shields stated, that on. the 3d of July last he, in company with Miller, the chief officer, went to the house of a person named Morgan in Waterloo-town, and on lifting up the flooring of the parlour, they found 116 pieces of Irish linen, a portion of the property stolen. Lea here remarked that Morgan, at whose house the property waa found, waa the (on-ln-lav-of Hale, at whose house he had found six piece oi the stolen linen, but from what he had been able to learn of him, it waa his opinion, that he had nothing to do with the robbery. Morgan, the person alluded to, laid, that on the day of the robbery he had been from home at work, and knew nothing whatever of the property being removed to his room, until it was found there, and he bad then absented himself, being apprehensive of the consequences of being ap. prehended on the charge. Mr. Humphries here intimated that Walton hsd evinced a disposition to tell the whole truth as to the robber, and on the part of the prosecutor he (Mr. Humphries) hid no ob jection, with the consent of the Magistrate, to receive his testimony. Mr. Hardwick having given bis consent, Walton was removed frou the dock, aod being told by the Magistrate that his being admitted a evidence for the Crown would entirely depend on .his telling, the) whole truth, and nothing but the truth, he stated that on the 29th, June, after receiving several bales and boxes into his master's waggon, he was proceeding over London -bridge to deliver them in Cheapaide and other places, when he met the three prisoners and another ma who was since dead, on the City side of London-bridge, when the prisoner Perkins asktdhimif he would sell a few boxes of tbe linen, and be replied that he would not. Perkins asked him why, and at the same time said that he knew a place where be could put away a whole load. The whole of the parties then persuaded him to let them take away five of the boxes, and tbey treated him to liquos" t different places. They then persuaded him to take his waggon behind St. Luke's Church, Old-street, to where the prisoner Bu'ley brought a cart, and fire boxes were loaded from bis wa7gon. The parties subsequently treated him to more liquor, and advised him to turn ins waggon adrtlt, which he did, while it bad in it upwards ar l, 500 worth of property. The parties then asked him to go to a. public-house at the corner of Fashion trees, Brick-lane, whioh he did on the same evening, where the prisoner Perkins handed him 24 sovereigns as his portion of the robbery, and a cab being sent fot, be was taken from Brick-lane to the Isle of Dogs in a state of intoxication. Mr. Humphries here applied for a remand of the prucrn to a future day, when he would be prepared with farther widen cc against them. Mr. Hardwick complied with the request, and Uv prisoners were remanded tn a future day. The prianr have been for some years the nrembera of a large gang of thieves, of which Pet-kins has been the principal, who hare carried on a most successful system of depredation on master carmen, and their apprehension is hailed with the greatest pleasure by the trade, whom he and his companions have for years robbed to a very considerable extent. Hocussing, Murder, and Robbery. On Wednesday, at Queen-square, another examination of the prisoners suspected of having " boencsed" a man at a brothel in the New-way, Wea train iteit took place before Messrs. Gregorie and Borrell. The whole of tK d ch-. cumstances under which tbe deceased, Joseph Eastwpot, came by bis death, have already been detailed. The decetatg, it sppears, was taken from the brothel to the house cf bis brother, a trades sosn in, Strutton-ground, Westminster, in a most exhausted state, supposed to have been occasioned by a narcotic poison having been administered to him, and which it appeared had been obtained by Lucas, and he shortly expired. Caroline Lucas, Jane Eddinger, El sabeth Manning, aud Frederick Spring, were placed at the bar. William Quod, ling, a butcher, sta'ed Hist he had been sent for by the prisoner fccldinger, in order that he might convey the deceased to his brother' residence, where he shortly afterwards died, exclaiming in his dying moments that something had been administered to him in the liquor of which he hod partaken. He never held up his head after ha reached his brother's house. Hi limbs failed him, and a drowsiness took place, from which, although a very stout young man, he could not rally. Mr. Gregorie observed, that he waa afraid many ofleoees of this description had taken place, but at present there waa sot sufficient testimony to send the parties to trial for the murder. Jan Eddinger, one of the prisoners, upon offering to make a coafession of her knowledge of the transaction, was sworn, and deposed an follows : I have lived with the prisoner Luces for three months, and I know all tbe other prisoners. Manning keeps the broths! where the deceased was taken to. I have known Spring about six, weeks, and was with him and the deceased -v the Star and Crown, public-house in the Broadway, on Saturday week last, in the evening, I saw Spring afterwards, and he told me that Lucas wanted tne, and I saw her at the corner of Dean.street. She said, " I have had pull, and got ; but the man is at home." She gave sue 3s. tor give to the landlady (the prisoner Manning) to turn the man out in the morniug. I asked her who she was talking of? ahe said ''The young man we met at the Star and Crown." I went to. the houses. Manning and her husband were in bed. I gave her the money, and she told me to blow out the light and lock the door of the room, in which the deceased was sleeping. I did not d i so, but went iutn she room and found the d ceased there, who complained very innch of cold. I rubbed his feet, and afterwards had bim taken to his. Wether's, and I then went into Dean-street, where Lucas and. Spring were) waiting for me. We passed over Westminsteivtiridge, and Laca changed a sovereign, saying that she had had a good pull," At tbis time she had four sovereigna in- her hand. The deceased had been stripped of his coat, trousers, and stockings, bat his brother had sent him fresh clothes before he was taken to his house. Mr. Gregorie, after besring this evidence, said that he should asain rtu mand tbe whole of the prisoners until Saturday, when H was most likely additional testimony might be produced. If the prisoners had anything to say, he would hear them. Loess (the moat dsepry implicated) said that abe could not sav anvtbiar. and tbe other nri- soners answered in a similar manner. Sir Francis Burdett has extended his circuit to IJveroaoI. wham he was entertained by the Conservatives on Monday. The Hon. Ba ronet was very cordially received, anc will, no douot, contuse te " s'ar it" for some time. Sir George Sinclair plays second fiddle. Mr. O'Connell, in s speech delivered at the beginning of the week in Dublin, alluding to the conservative dinners now so frequent throughout the country, delivered himself in the following polite terms : " I have, I must own, been phrased at the guxzling foolery which has been going on in England. Old Burdett is in tbe bands of his at rait. waistcoat. keeper. Sir George Sinclair ; and it would seem that the principal part of their business waa to attack Daniel O'Connell A voice in the crowd : " Mr. Daniel O'Connell.". Oh yes ; Mr. Daniel O'Connell was, as usual, the sole object of their abuse, forgetting, at the same time, that the more abuse they heaped on me thr more honour they did mr, and the more injury they did to them-selve-. The1 e is an unlicktd wbelp of Ihe aristocracy, named Lord Mabiatone, who has hooonred m peculiarly by his malignant and vulgar attacks, rhis noble scion of nobility is, I understand, the descendant of a dancing-master, and there is no one who looks at bias csn doubt for a moment Ibat he haajist inherited some of the charac-teriatias of his ancestors, for you would aetuallj take him for a Frenok dancing-master laughter. The only difference is that, alihoogh he has tbe appearance, he has not tbe politt-ness'or even the education of a dancing-master. But ha is now the lion of the Tories and for what ? Because he brought a charge against me. The Tories, yon will admit, are hard pushed for a leader when they take a vulgar creature, whose whole merit in their eyes consists in his haviog attsekett me. Why, the man is so illiterate that be hardly knows how to spell, and I think I could get a child belonging to ihe Education Society, from the fourth or fifth form, who knows more of the English las-guaiie than this son of an Earl ; and there be is, tbe leader of the Tory party, whose whole claim to public favour is bis having attacked me. I suppose I must be silent for ever after the rerrrirnsnd I have got from the descendant of a dsnring-master s laugh." Mr. O'Connell and the Freemasons. An official notiee ejf the expulsion of Mr. O'Connell from the Masaaie Order has beast sent to every lodge in tar kingdom. Limerick Chronicle. The Latest Ambrmax. A oilemaa whs had occasion to fst to his wine-cellar, lit acandle for that purpose, and walked down his own throst. 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