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Thartday Smlac. la ibi EofUiih Itot bonaett bu bMA esoMding! Emited, and cuoutioni fjretverally weir ft heavy to muun. Tb broker who acta for the aavingt - oa&ra has restricted hi pnrcfaam within the last two dart to 20lOOoL and this, with the abecooe of mora ex - tensavw operation, teem to be the cauae of the de - dine lately noticed. Consols, (or money and the account, left off 91. : Throe tier Cent. Reduced. Wi to I; Thm - aad - a - llalf per Centa. Bedveed, lOllto 102 ; New Tfcree - and - a - llalf per Cent, 102 j to ; Lou Annnitiee, 1IJ ; Bank Stoek, 191 to IK! ; bzcaequer - uiu, uiu w premium ; aam"L. cw"i 83 to 287 ; and Three - per Uc&L Annuities, wj The foreign Kcuritic. in consequence of the ar ra&fement of the account, have scarcely fluctuated a shade, though the tendency of the market U in unison with the state of aflairs in the Knrluh home. Spanish Three per Centa. doted fiat at 3oJ to J ; and the rive per Conta, Sdj to J ; i'onuxueoe, at. to 47: Peruvian, 58J to 2aJ ; Mexican, 3SJ U.J ; the Deferred, 15 to ; Dutch Two - and - a - Ualf per Cents, 60 j to 61 ; the Five per Cent., 100 to j ; Danish, 88 to K) ; Colombian, 14 to ; Chilian, 101 to 103 ; Buenos Ayrcs, 34 to SC ; Brazilian, 80$ to El ; and Kclgian, im to 104. lbe settlement in chares hat paved over satisfactorily, and the differences were wry punctually met. Birmingham have further receded to - day, and the cause assigned in the passage of bills for establish - in; competitive line. In the fallowing quotations. - when neither premium nor discount is mentioned, the price is per aharc : Birmingham and Derby, 00 to C2; the Third, CO to 21 ; the Eighths, 2 to 3 premium ; Birmingham and Gloot - etcr, V to M; the Quarters, 22$ to 23; ISrutuI and Exeter, 00 to B2; Kancni Counties, 12 to J ex new; the New Registered, 1MJ to 14 ex new; the Extension, 1 to 1 premium : fcdmburjrh and Glas gow, 6.11 to OCJ ; the trip, Ifil to 17 ; Great Korih of England, 17 to 09 : Great Western, 45 tu 40 premium ; the Halves, 27 to 20 premium : tne Fifths, il to 10 premium ; Hull and Stlby, 501 to COi : the Quarter share. 31 to 4 premium : Brighton, 44"; to 45 ; the Loan Note. 11 to ; Kackwall, j to 7i ; Grecnwicn, C to j ; the Preference 17j to lii ; Birmingham Stock, 222 to 225 ; the "cw Third. 55 to 30 premium ; the 2"cw Quarter, 23j to 24 J pretaitun ; J?outh - WUni, IE to H) ; the ilighthl, 4 to. 1 premium ; Croydon, 18J to ll'i ; the Scrip, Uj to'! premium;. Manchester and Leeds, V to S51 premium : the New, IS to 17 premium ; the Quarters, to premium ; Manchesltr &&d Binungham, 57 to 53 ; Midland Counties, t to iO; the Quarters, 22 to 23 : Newcastle and Darlinjton, 21 to 22 premium, cxdiv.; Kcrth Midland, R to M ; the Ilalf - rhare, 44 to 45; the Third, 20 to SO ; Northern and Eastern, 12 to J pruiuum ; t - 'ie Scrip, It, to 10J preirium ; lhe Vfuartcrs, 4 to J premium ; Pari? and aon, S7 to Jit!; ; Rouen and Havre, 0 to J rrvreium ; Paris and Orleans, to : Southeastern and Dover. 33$ to g ; the New Shares, 0 to premium; York and North Midland, 117' to 111) ; the New Shares, !', to 581 ; Scarborough, ICj to 171 prexium ; Yarmouth" and Norwich, C to 7 premium : Norwich and Brandon, 7 to premium ; and Dublin and CaeheL 2J to pre - It was a current remark at the last meeting of Bank proprietors, that there has seldom Icen brought together, for purposes lcarir.g on the own interests not less than on the interests of the public, an equal ooay oi men ot wealth and station who could contribute so little to the elucidation of the matter at isrue. Sir. Jones Loyd most judiciously and fortunately, after a couple of hours spent in wandering in .all directions except the right one, brought the discussion to a close by showing that the real question was that of acceptance or non - acceptance of the terms proposed, and the meeting separated without 'further loss of time. Still the public have a right to complain that so little was done to assist their general judgment of Sir Robert Peel's measure, and to slow, if it had any, it weak or dangerous points. The time consequently i drawing near when the discussions of Parliament on the measure must take place, without the members being much more enlightened upon it than thev were on the first dav. To supply in part toe omission, attention mav usefullv be directed to a letter which is annexed from a practical banker," of which indeed there is suffi dent internal cvidmce. His leaning is naturally enough to the old or existing system, and he must not expect every one to admit what he ears of the harmlcssness of issues of notes, and the sufficiency of vuc &(;iuai cuein upuu vueui wneu lu excess; DUl IE is very material to have proved as he does, that the fuppresion of local issues cannot of itself avert the mischief arising from speculation and over - trading. ice louowing is uie leiier ruerrea to : .UknclJliuiirr, ViUllj iutertited in the mwure re - Utic to tiLkir - c nd iht cumnrj ttopoundrd by fir R. rJ, I tire nectuirlly read witk great cxii - and tttcntlon 1 - j txth .n tb tuljt.Lt tl Tt al vf the I'nuV Charter. Tte j rincijJe bid don it the rrntr.encenient W mete elicit a ctr - catcr ati. noj re? .!.iit - n the uf'ject of cur - rrncj, in hich he ii oWIjdcfectire; and I w rurpriicd t tteeitnordiuryleaptoa fjr tern, which he arrirei at inhij cccclusion, Lich u not in the ctoal train cf LU rta - Kticr. " The aae cf this Lutun lies eTidentlj in his incompetent knowledge (I far it rwp'ctluUjr) vt mittaken Tiewt of the Jfttm i! cou&trr fcaokicr. It it tut rout astoutiding, that in rrcpuins to legislate on the sutject of UnVj f ;tfae and n iLe rurrency, he should so ruhl; commit thuelf as t - arow Lis at leat TrtUl unacuaiLtance with what cocrtitutrs currenej, ara to thina it ot no rooraent to dwell on that mt'jett, which is the very pith and marrow of the whole rutteri - lhai he will not troul.le hiiuelf cr retard the llouae by any refined tfeculation about a variety of ether kit; of pair currency' than thatcf bankers' promM - ktj, cr, as we call then sotnet;ns.e, cash notes ; and that be shall aav little or nothing on the rreat anretinn whirh w diacusjed on the lima - cocumittee, at to whether deposits or checks cb lnktrs, cr 1 ills of eichange, partake of the nature u a currency ; ana lLai - in some rerpects they do, and, feracht he knows, may partake of the nature of a paper currency f lit thn goes on 1 1 show the difierence between a prtmaeory note and other aper circulation, intimating that it per l mi tie orh e of a currency, and is a substitute for cocej. throwinjr aude the cjue - tiop whether checks cr . l'.!s of exchange con;itute currency ; and so giei on to rea - stp'O the extdkncy of rappreuin; the notes of cjuntry tar.kers, en the grounds that there is not a sufficient guarantee for their payment as there ii for kills of exchange, which lave the security of the endorsement of every holder, and that there is conrtsct'tendercy to over iatues by the country bankers, and off at a time when the fureirn exchanges are agaii.st the country, whereby they are said to frustrate tteendeavcers tf the Iiank of England to reguLte the exchanges and bring ba - k thegolL With renrd to the guarantee for payment, there can be Co (jetstk - n but all prudtnt bankers hold in Uovernment or ether immediately convertible securities, a vastly greater aiwoLt in value than that of their notes, because they know that they inert r reside aIo for piyment cf their dejiosits i ani cretut current aecounu on oetnana. Ar.a I think it can - troai aiordUf lt whartrwri I prieM faB, aad mttnf b wet nsowfed to wffer aa altlttnasl feaxars iMaM U rastnbMd auwiU i.iiilwic thai when wwBtod, OeysUsM U tawsund Mrpeslac era aad wool skWd.riM la valaa, Iaa Utertfon not to uwl rsy cwMotarra to soaks purehae, asd M oUtruct the purchase sad sale of them. Or, jr tewtrw, ii they fall, I aas to afford every facility to an sjooant which U act waaled. There Is no mora rationality la attetaptiaf to regalaU the amount of accoinmodalwT, to the pmbUc by Lh cooatry banker, than there would 1m la legialatinf to rega late the supply of prorWions to th Betropolia. I apprehend ettker the cm or the other could only produc toftnitc con - fustoa attd miachief. The demaad La both mm regulates the ssrolv. By Gmiting the amount of paper money Rr Robert thinks hs will rtpreas speculation. By M means would it prove ao, Ths baaker wtth limited atnoust mht by erroneous judgment lend to speculators, and deny assistance to prudent and auVstantlal men of business. All such transactions moat depend on the judicious conduct and knowledge of lh banker. Now, as to the measure of restricting ths Issue of cooatry bankers to the average amount issued by them during the two or three last years, which If they exceed, I presume it wiu M propoeea w saojeci inem to a Deary peaaity ; l tuna it would be placing tbrm in a very anxious and embarraaang situation : because, if at any time (and It must constantly happen) the existing aoouat of their issues should approach nearly to their limit, it mhtbt be that with several branches, which many banks hare, they could not know at one branch what issues were bein made to or were required by customers at the others on the same day ; and so, without any Ln - teutioa ot tranegrssing, the aggregate amount of issues at the various branches on that day might, thouch to only a small extent, exceed the limit, and aj subject them to a severe punishment for an excess which they did aot intend and could not guard against, and quite incommensurate with the trantgreasion. " Whether the system of the Issue of promissory notes payable on demand, which has grown up with, and baa been always proportionate to, the wants and necessities, to the wealth, and to the commercial, agricultural, and manufac turing business, of the country, ought to be restricted and put inta letters, is a matter for most grave and serious con siileratwa by the Legislature : and I moat ardently hope aa trust that every member of it, being a lover of his country and advocate of its best interests, will give his serious an 1 undivided attention to this most important business, and endeavour to make himself master of the subject, before he rives his Consent to the very important change to which the principles now put forth by Sir Robert 1'ecl would lead in the monetary aSairs of this great country." The annexed further communication will be espe cially valuable to the proprietors of liana stock in teaching them how to think upon their own anairs: " The observations which yon have lately made on the proposed alterations in the management and charter of the lUnk of England appear to have bvren chiefly directed to that part of the inquire which relates to the t fleet on the cur rency rf the country ; but a very important question arises wheu it is conaiJercd with referrnce to its influence on the pnaitijn of the holders of llank r - 'toek. The present appears to oe a very uvouraMe opportunitv lor the shareholders to oDtain some mi Tiuatiun rt.'ectuirf their actual KtOition anu in "Lira mey coau periiaps more prontatrly employ ' heir time than in eaviliine at an arrangement over which thfy have no contru. " The fcrTfed measure of the Government" will trantfer the original debt of 1 1 ,tWU,w. due to the Bank from that es - taoiisnment generally to the lisuing department exclusively that i, the debt will in fu'.ure I due to the Lolders collectively of that amount of note, and not to the holders of lUnt Stock. The 3,000,000t also to be tranferred in the shape of securities to the tune branch of the establishment, will undoubtedly be Exchequer - tills or other Government stuca ; as tne cue! requisites for the purpose intended will be security and farilitr of conversion in the muket. if it should ever be wintei These luni JiJt Oovernn,ent se curities, and tne wnole cl the bullion being therefore transferred and tledged for meeting the general circulation now in the hnds cf the public, the remainder of the securities will be left with the banking department to meet the claims i tuc j'uout anu pnraie ceposiu, ana tne Lowers oi liana shares. " I'cder these circumstances, therefore, it would be venr desirable that the shareholders should obtain a specific and aeiaiiea account oi tae actual amount and character of these securities, in order to form soce estimate of the real value of their stock. The market price of Bank shares is, of course, in a great flrgree governed by the rate of interest it yields, and the greater or leu probability cf the continuance of that interest on its rresent scale; and hence the huh price which it has for some time commanded. Hut the chance of an eventual increase cr decrease tn the amount of the capital of each share must surely enter in some degree into the calculation of its I reseat value ; and cf this the shareholders are likely to remain still completely in the dark, unless tbey can now obtain some more explicit infertcation respecting " One of the principal items ia their securities is the deadweight annuity .which has still some vears to run. 1 1 is eaaen. tial that the proprietors shoull be informed at what rate this is calculated, how much is aaaually employed aa accruing interest, and how much reserved U replace the capital advanced. Many of their other securities, however certain the Bank may feel of receiving the Interest with punctuality, are perhaps of an extremely anmarketable description, and uiLuimi. vi cunTeriron into money in case any more yrosiaole employment should present itself to their notice. All these particulars are nece - sary for the full onder - tttnding cl the position of the Bank proprietors, although not strictlv reauired br the nubile as holders of notes, who will in future be tecured by having their paper based solely an Government debt, and who even now have a priority oi claim until these note are fully paid off. The present published averages give no information whatever on this question, and it is not probable that the new returns will be much more explanatory on this point, which is rather a matter ci partnership account, than as aCair regarding the currency itself. " Opinions appear to I very various respecting the future i'roepecuoi me nan, as lar as regards the prtbable emoluments ot the institution. Uy many it is supposed that by oflering greater facilities than at present to private depositors, they may t enabled to increase the drawing accounts, both in number and value, and thereby obtain a larger amount of capital at their disosal for employment Stock who doubt the probability of this extension of business, and who consider that the emolument given up to the uvmimitui uourr ce new arrangement will not oe compensated bv increased profits from the above or other sources, it becomes of still greater importance to them that a. more correct idea should be formed ot the value of the capital now existing. The les the future dividend is likely to average, the iwre certain the proprietors should be of the perieci saiety oi tne origin .1 sum, II they wuh the preseLt THE - TIMES, FRIDAY, MAY 17, 1844. XXXCVTI0X3 IK ITALY. TK.IUB RfUVl T. Thursday Evening. The sale of produce to - div were few and of no r.rtiml.r character. Cotton. About t,200 bales were bromrht forward, but uoi more man aoout ivj ioun'1 oarers Tne remainder was bought in at rates above the value. The cause of the dull ness in the turket is from the accounts from America by the Acadia steamer, which represent the new crop to equai iue estimate maae oi tx.e quantity to be Drought forward.. Moan In the West India market the business amounted to l'JO title's, at steady prices. There have been no public sales of Kart India, and the market is dull. CorrcE. A fir burintat was done in Cej Ion to - day, at o3a. for g'jod ordinary. U VKMWL, Mag 15 - 6niai - MiRKET. The market remains without change to - day. The sales comprise the Bolton and Preston, at 30.) ; Glasgow, Paisley, and Ayr, M; Grand Junction, 224; Halves, 112; Great Western, Halves, 76; fifths, London aaa Birmingham, Vuartera, 27 ; North British, 2 ; North Midland, !0i : North I'nion. 11U : Paris and Lyons. S7. la 6U,3t la; Paris and Orleans, 3S ; Paris and Rouen, 37 i ; Paris and Stnuhurg, 'II. 14s.; Sheffield and Manchester, 11 j ; South - Kartern and Dover, 3 ; New, 12. uottos - miiket. w nave Had a moderate inquiry for not be tnaintait.ed that bankers haw failed in mui,.f cotton to - lay. The accounts bv the Acadia steamer of thtir ever iMues, but from imprudent advance without ! be"7 arrival at the various port in the Bute have rather good security, aiMl tyctaequent bad debta These advances are rcade not neosaarily in their own notes; they might equally be done, and are dne, in Bank of England paper, ai.d to an immense extent to merchants, manufacturers, tradesmen, and others, by bills of exchange. So that the sujpreaaion of their notes will not neceatarily aflordthe country security against their failure. As to over iseues by country bankers, I had thought that the examination of evidence by the committee of the House of Commons had dissipated the absurd and rrro - ixoui nation that they can effect that object at their pleasure. The supply of their paper, like that of any other occetaary thing, cannot precede the demand for it ; and the supply is rrgulat'd by the want of the country, and not by the avidity of the bankers to eiend their mucs ; ax.d I look upon it that the average amount of their issues is just that which the eitent of their businea require', and no mere ; and titis accounts for the small variation which Kr Itobert allows is observable in the amount. He seems t . think it of important advantage to sejatrate the department of irtue from that of hanking, and that they ought to be (.Weed each on a diflerent footing. To this the Bank of .England will make no difficulty, because, alter alL though the separation mav atem actual, the two departments are increased the flatness previously noticed. The biuihes amount to 3.S00 bales, all to the trade, conprisirtg 120 Perntmr, Gd. to 6d.; HO Ilshias, Li.; 40 Egyptians, "d. to I'd.; 1C0 tiurats, 3ji; and the remainder American. Prices have declined ,J - to X per lb. from last Friday' quotation. UA SCHKSTKK, Hay 15. Sto. K - ExciiAsot - We have no material change in the state of our market to - day. Eastern C unties, 122 ; Manchester, Bolton, and Bury, 108. : Manchester and Leeds, Quarters, '.; Trent Valley, 10J 1 1 and 1; Manchester and Birmingham, Quarters, 5 i; South - Has tern, New, 12; Paris and Strasburg, 2 ; Manchester, Bury, and ltossendale, C 3 - 10. o - xjut7o jLQdURT n mvac or TUB ILOAK AT XTlTBlAIk That tfienxloM art superirtssaoad by Umtesani Bartow, of tha Horal IWlar. actios? mader tha nlrscttcs Xa - jcMeaenl Paaicy.wM, aftit recaoring the rt mains ef the wreck of the Boral Goorr hut season, was deairow ot rrmavlag the cans of the Edgar also, which now form the only obtractoo to ta aachorag at BpUhead, and submitted a plan far that purpose to the Lords of the Admiralty last rear, which, having been aprrorwd and waaoUocwd bv their lordships. Is now being carried into cflect at the exproae of tae naval department. uueaaas aiariaw, according to at orders, proceeded froea Woolwich on the 1st of May with a detachment of 29 non - commiawioned officers and privates of the Royal and Hon. East India Company's Sappers and Miner, volunteers far this service, and conducted them by a river steamboat to Yaoahall, and thence by the Booth - West ern iiauway to oospore, waer uey were pat on board tat Success frigate - balk, which still remains in Portsmouth har bov. the weather having been so unfavourable that she could not he moored at B pithead on that day, a had been proposed, aeat marniog a number oi naval pensioners and other workmen were engaged, giving the preference to those who had been employed in the operation against the Royal George the year before ; alter which the Success was sent oat to Bpitheadnd moored to the northward of the wreck of the Edgar, but near it; whilst No. 4 and 5 lighten, or tump, the same that had been then employed, were moored over it, and the divine commenced on Saturday, the 4th, but without tuooes. On Monday, the 6th of May, Corporal Jones, of the Royal Sapper nd Miners, sent np an ir. n lS - ponader gen, covered with an incrustation of mud and pebbles, formed into a sort of conglomerate by the oxide of iroa, with oyrtert adhering to it, on removing which the metal was so nft, that it could be indented by the nail, and when cot off and scraped small or pounded, it became extremely hot, and did not cool again for some hours when tied up in paper. On the 9th, Lance Corporal Girvan sent np the muxxl part of an 13 pounder, w wen nao oeen orcaca in two just in irontoi tne trunnion and on the 10th Corporal Jones sent on the breech nart o; another lS - poux,der. to which the trunnion were attached, but these fragment belonged to different gun. The abeve - ucnuonea corporal are now ut only expenencea divert employed ; but three other military divers beside them work daily on the same spot, who are frequently changed, in Order to ascertain those who are most likely to be useful. Some of them have been much distressed, lor the depth is 13 j fathom at low water, out other are very promlanz, toe dinerence between those who fail and those who succeed not depending. however, upon physical strength, but upon some peculiarity in wie muuwwii oi toe inoiviuuais, lor tney an au neaiaoy, active men ia th: prim of life. On Monday, the 13th of May, - Major - Generel Pasley paid hi nnt viit to Spithead, and found everything well arranged and well conducted, a Admiral Hid Parker, the superintendent of the Dockyard, had afl&rded every necessary aid toth in fitments, store, and men, having sent the same sxuiui and experienced rigger in the lumps, and hariag ordered out the Drake sailing lighter to Spithead to receive aad load the guns recovered, whilst ber master and crew assist ia the work. Including the veteran pensioners, the total number of soldiers, sailors, &.C, employed daily is more than 100 ; but the operations will not be so interesting a those of the Royal George, no great charges ef gunpowder Deing required, and no large mawes oi timber remaining. The Edgar was blown up in 1711 by some accident that could never be accounted for, a every soul on board, including numerous visiter from the shore, in addition to 400 seamen aad marines, perished. The explosion of her niaga - xines having knocked her to pieces before the sank, the tide flowed freely round the part, so that most of her woodwork has been eaten bv the.worm : but. unlike the timber of the Hoyal George, which was preserved in the stiff blue mud, the little thai now remains of tne woodwora oi tne EJgar is entirely rotten, and may be broken to piece by the hand, cr penetrated with ease by any sharp instrument. In tact it has the appearance ot Ming Oarred tnrougn. and the first baity impression was that it might have been burned, but this on consideration was impossible, because though part of it may have been set on fire and thrown up into the air, the fire would have floated away on falling, and the oak would have sunk immediattlv. long before the fire could have penetrated deeper than the surface. Excepting that all the grain of tr.s wood is perfect, it is quit black througnoul use peat. Last year part of the keel and a floor timber of the Edgar were brought up in good preservation ; but this year the only sound piece was oak, through which an iron belt had been driven, which wa itself reduced in sixe to less than a tenth part of it former thickness, but which, as it oxidated, had preserved the part of the wood near and round it, but the remainder of the aame piece was a soft as peat. Some bottle, shot, have also been got up. The proteci of recovering all the guns ef the Edgar in a very short time i by no means so promising as General rley and the men employed under him bad anticipated at the end of last season; In the year 1810 no less than 15 iron fun were recovered in a few days, and towards the end of H'S S more were got up, making 20 in all, one of which was broken, and as thev were all at or near the surface of the anchoring ground, so that no charges of gunpowder were required to clear any of them. It was natural to conclude that the rest of them would be found with equal ease. Last week's work, however, in which only one perfect gun and two broken one were discovered, renders speedy suc cess more doubtful ; but, as those which are not yet accounted for (47 in number) must be at the bottom. General i'asiey nas directed that the lumps shall be moved from time to time, and that every effort shall be made, by sweeping with rakes, half - anchor creepers, or otherwise, to fall in with them, for they are not buried like those of the Royal George. nut unless anotner nest of guns (for so the seamen term a group or guns) shall be discovered, it will probably take nearly the whole season to remove them, instead of a few months, a was confidently anticipated at the end of last year. These iron guns being of no value, the only object that induced Major - General Pasley to propose to the Admiralty to approve of removing them, was to render the whole of the anchoring ground at Spithead available for the use of the Royal Ny, as it was informer time. We have seen a corv of the letter announcing the loss of the Edgar, addressed to Commissioner Townsend, by Mr. E. iarrett. uatea ronsmoum aoexvard. ucLlo. l.ll. oi wnico tne louowing is an extract : "Hon. Sir. Her Mskstv's ship Ethrar beiair unfortu nately blown up this day at Spithead, I humbly presume it may be very expedient to creep for her cable, which, with your Honour' approbation, I intend to - morrow morning ; and alter naving lound tne same, to cup buoys thereon tor the present, without weighing tier anchors, till, together witn tne pilots, mere be a mst observation made oi the hull of the said ship, Lc SALE OF 1'ARLIA SIESTA II Y PAPERS. (TrosB the Covrritr Vmeata) BOLOOKa, Hit T. A frightful crest occurred this morciag u oar city. Six of the Persons capitally convicted by the military cemaia, ate a implicated ia the political affairs of last year, have been pot to death, almost without the knowledge of the population, the sentence having been notified to the condemned last evening at a late hour. This morning, at sunrise, they were shot, la the centre of a numerous square ef troops, who SV1C1DE JJtD CHILD MUSAZJL Oj Twadaylaataa taqweat tu keU by Jlr. Hiiehins, u the hewn ef Mr. Tonge, a reepecUble farmer, ef wstkar, near Liacola, under wery paiaal cucsautaocea. On Wed - neaoay err mag last .nr. Tonge permitted two ef hi khosr - i t T.' " oa ai property, and a young lad who wa below.in stooping to pick them up, put hi hind on a ounate, wnica on examination turned oat to contain a child. A man of the name ef Joseph Kirkmaa wa shows the handle, and humanely kicked it into some Ivy, as If it were a dead dog. The boy the next day told the waggoner "" - , "rjei, ana ae went to see it, out left It where surrounded U place of execution, and prevented the people ' had been kicked. Soarpe then told his sister, whe from approaching It, Scarcely was that barbarous act "vT?1 w,ith. Mr - i?". and she aad the boy known, than, ar, of general indignation we. raUed through Z? mJTlSA the city. The whole garrbon is under arms, aad the streets Ann Robinson, that she had seen something in the orchard are traversed by !are patrols. A manifestation on the part lt,t kld niaJe her sick. The housekeeper expressed her of the people is apprehended, and the fears of the Gvwern - rut changed colour, aad left the kitchen. On Miss ment are the better founded, as it has set to it a terrible ex - . TonZe coming home about 7 o'clock, the girl told her of the ample of revolutionary measure. ', cirrumatancr, and both went to look at it, but it had been Tne executions or this morning, earned into effect in vir - . iu o ciocx at nigat uey loot a caa&lr and lan tae oi a sentence conuniscion, can mumon. inrvin eoacrarv en ianiw . n.i 11 th. mw ...... . of our codes. , housekeeper' room he found it locked. Assistance was ob - The folio wingl the sentence, which has been potted up . nM' tQd it was broken open, when she was found in aa on the walls of Bolotrna : ' isensible state, with a bottle containing laudanum on the " In the name of His Holiness Poye Gregory XVI., ic ' tMe. Mr. Wrangham, surgeen, wa immediately sent for, " The Military Commiawioo sitting at Bologna, instituted V"1 promptly arrived. Everything that medical skill could bv an order of his Excellency Cardinal Ugo Spinola, legate 1 Revise wa tried to save her, but to no purpose, as she died i or this morning, earned into effect in vir - 1 r"au"a - iu o ciocx at nigat uey loot a caa&lr and Ua - I delivered by a special and purely military Jern. again went to searrh, but could not 2nd it, The i only be viewed in the light of political ' j!? v0"1 afterward retired to rrlt. About 1 o'clock ire coatrary to legality and to the provision ' ,Mr - f oage heard a moaning, and on going to the door of the grini, Commandant of the Pontifical Dragoons ; M. Sam - ; unravelling of them, much time would be cccupied. The piern. Captain of Carabiniers ; M. Savacinelli, Captain ef ' cn hich had been so singularly found, so heartlessly the Line ; M. Martinelli, Captain Commandant of Fort frowa about, and so mystenly removed, had that morn - U rhino, and assisted by Councillor Fontana, extraordinary "Vt been found in the privy. He should direct a put aaorfen commissioner and reporter, and Dr. Piselli, i.'hancellor, has i examination to ascertain whether it had breathed and had been convoked to examine and try the case of insurrection Ven bT violence, or whether it had died from neglect, and rebellion against the Sovertign and the Government, in , " wouU necesewy f - r the - characters cf ether fe - whieh the accused have taken anactive and culpable part: , real i - nt in the house, that it should be minutely in - " 1. In th armed band, composed of upwards of W indi - i Sjd ', a to whether the deceased had lately had a vidualt, which rose on the 6th of August, 1843, and tra - i cnll(l ; if tktt were proved, much that wa now obscure versed the mountains of the province until the 24th. i wo"u cleared away. " 2. In the engagement which tok place oa th Uth of - Mr - "rangham, surgeon, deposed to Snihg the deceased August between that band and the loyal force of the Cara - on ""chinf Mr. Tonge house, between 2 and 3 o'clock on biniers, and in which a captain, four carabiniers, and a ! tne rooming of Friday, in state of insensibility from a volunteer were killed, and a sergeant of the volunteers dan - i Lrcotie poison, and although evtrjthicg was done for her gervualy wounded. thlt po&aibly could be, she died from th? effect cf it oa Fri"3- In the armed band which nurched from Bologna to - I afternoon, ward Imola in the night of the 8th of September, 143. , Lroxholme, the boy, deposed to the ending of the . in tae encounter on the evening of the 3d of October, I v"?" w ' oeuig icea iiuik ivy, ana to ru,us - y J "wi to ooa it it Dm uay Jcaeph Kirktnan, who confirmed this tertimcny, was severely reprimanded by the coroner for the wact of fwtliag r.e displayed Dy xicting tne caild into the ivy. 1S43, at the Borgo San Pietro. between several armed indi viduals and a patrol of Carabiniers and Swiss, three of whom were wounded. (Here follow the aame. a?e. and nrofessiors of th . - - eused. all belonging to the claa of the people.) I MiU7 S.'.arpe, serrant, deposed to being called jrp by her " Ilavinir nimiwl all th vet r - l.ti.. tK .u ..,.1 1 muitt about half - pat 1 t 'clock cn Friiav morninr. He heard the report and charge of the reporting commitoioner, I ,uteJ thilt e thought Ann wa very tad, aad tad taken together with the defence of the accused, presented by Pro - ! rnetbing. She was present when the deor wa broken faira Ciw.m ....I flo.u 1,.n v. ..in,... .;.. I open. The deceased wa Ivimr on her back, and kal her sion ha pronounced a judgment. 'by which 20 are con - Sxt4 - 0li the table wa a small mug, in which had cognised .in the case of JUDICIAL COMMITTXM or MX MXHtalZ?' nooon v. ajuaotoca: am rarxo. ! Thi wu aa appeal from the ArcW Coart. InthatJ Mr.Pigxett, aa Ixduhstaat ef KoeafcedTd - srttwd u pair wuaia the pariah of Bata seeded egUast b; Messrs. BearMock aad ViwJT - ardeas of that paruhrTorta reoaverrrftwo .tS 3.wd. aadia, issssssd - apeo khn roe the pariah caarch, aad th payment, expevue rlatii - ,. fry two church - rate made ia 1839 aad 184X wtto, Hcraeharch. Plgjott, whohrapoe tsJaaaierTanJ J? Ue only person so proceeded against, apphed to . mittod to defend himself aorU ZrJTl...U cation wa rejected by Sir H.Jeaner rWIwIr??' nutely decided against him, condemning him la la of the two rates, with costs. Froea this decU. t proeecntod the present appeal, also ia person, balitthat? ingwa aenated by Mr. Ko. buck and Mr.MaUor . - common law bar. aninst Dr.Addama k TV' r. judgment of Sir HJeaner Fast. U .nr. Hoaacca contended that it wa tecuOent m. a church warden to prove every averment in IheirKl necessary u snow la UaoUlty of th partv eKarwT . that the, had failed to do this, '.a th. foEowad." 1. they bad not shown that Romford tu 7 thenT of llsrnchurch. and that the coatrary was shown "T ot Paxhament ef th 3oth of George 1II e.2, madlfJJ? viding for the poor of Romford, and in which act it U j senbed throughout as th parish of Romford, and having courchwardens. v retry meetings, araaraZ.TL. ments, and all other attributes of a separate pariah . TT" that it was act proved that any such siiMcieni L' a is required by the art Si George III . cap. 6V, aad ivv torn, cap. 43, of th meeting for making Ue rate had ll affixed oa the doors of RomFord and Havering cha!aJ weU a on th church door ; and 3dly, that tae rat., J retrosfective, and therefore illegal, it appearing vSl church anW account, which were ia evidence in S cause, that paymenu were made oat ef them toward rata horsing the Rev. Mr. Bearblock sums borr - rf of Liaf" IS3 lor expense incurred ia 1SW for the then resaiS and expenses of the church. In support of thi doetnau th learned gentlemaa relied particularly upon the oueJ "the Queen v. Duralev. in Adolnhna n.l Sen.: vZU1 which auuularlv resembled in tt rimnutuw.. case. The sum borrowed in each case waa 3504. andta. - , - r "mc. mas wa aa antk. cauoa for a auawioiaa to compel the making ot a rateaaJ the applicatien wa refused, upon the ground thatuVT. rate would be illegal, not under that act, hut under the I neral law, which it wa th object of that act to w. - ,hu .Vl give effect to. ' .Mr. Jtiiioa, en the tame side, fa d that the Court bound to tak judicial notice of the V. rectroxiB - Kf3 demned to the penalty of death, 13 to the galleys for life, t kVen. laudanum, and a bottle containing some of that poison w jrara, two to life, anu ail to tne conuscauon ci ' , , .... - vu, i, their nronertw ." I did not mike her sick. After Mr. Wrangham came, she wa Bwa aiifrnim rarrint nf IV. "Ttk nf 1 wi1 r........n walked about, water thrown on her head, and manw other tue condemned to deatn, nave ottained the commutation of ' " ueu, uat ue mea m ue aiiernoon. ice ust their penalty into that of the galleys for life : and as respects I J'me , witness saw deceased to speak to her was about the six ethers namely, Ludovic Manari, Joseph Vsronesi, ' o clock on the same night she took the poison. Kattaele Landi, Joseph Rabbi, Joseph Minghetti and Joseph Gavoni. the sentence wa executed this morning at 6 o'clock. at the place called il Prato de St. Antonio, where they were hot in the back. Six other accused had been set at liberty pio Import for want of proofa. The contumacious offenders hin rcmi. dered the chiefs of the conspiracy, the sentence orders that the most diligent measure be adopted for their apprehension. These are Count Zambeccari, the Marqui Tanara, Count Biancoli, the Marquis de Pietramellara. the two brother Muratori, Turns, 3Iaczari, Zanardi, Lambertini, uiugni, ana several oiners. Councillor Galletti, who wu arrested on the 1st instant. uaa oeen sent on to nome under a strong escort. EXETER - li ALL PETS. TO THE EDITOR OF THE TIMES. Sir, I beg to request vour attention to a " Return of Re ceipt from the Sale of Parliamentary Papers," ordered by in - House 01 commons to be printed cn the jyth of April last, at the cloee of which il is stated that the net profit to the public by the sale of printed Parliamentary piier is 30,lcif. 7a 2d. I was much gratified at seeing so favourable a statement of the result of the publiahinr business carried on by the House of Cofuraons through the agency of its of - ucers ; out, on a more oreiul inspection of inis return, l wa surprised to find that no allowance waa made for the urn iaid for pnnting these pat ers. to say nothing of the expense incurred ui making up the return. The total receipt from thj sale of Parliamentary papers, irom J o to mo, is ss iouows : Whole sets Miscellaneous papers Parliamentary papers sold as waste paper Total receipts From this sum is deducted the expenses of rent, salaries to clerks, kc, of the three offices for sale Total net produce ... There is also deducted the amount paid for prosecutions for libel, or actions instituted against the House of Commons through its officers The balance is stated ti 1 the " net profit" to the public by the sale of printed Parliamentary paper ... 30,189 7 2 Surely the words " net profit" should mean the balance that remained after deducting all expenses, printing and paper included. Perhaps some of your readers may be able to estimate what the net profit by the sale of Parliauwntarv papers woull be alter deducting the charges for eight years of the printer and stationer ! I remain, sir, your obedient servant, W. 11,883 14 0 1 7,1 - 71 5 Si 8,143 3 0 o8,403 2 Si 34,412 18 2 l.'JtB 11 0 Melanciiolt Accident. A most melancholy ac cident occurred on Saturday last, by which two yeung gentlemen at the Grammar School of King Edward V I - at Bromsgrove, have lost their lives. It appears that Parker, tio was about it, and t incbin, about is years ol age, went itfa a party oftheir'sckoolfellowsto bathe in the reservoir at Tanlebigg, which is nearly three miles from Bromsgrove. Parker, who wu an active swimmer, took Pinchin under his charge, and wu teaching him to strike out, when the latter Ktox Collkue, May 15. It has just been announced that Lird I.wtteltiin. tha chairman nf !(.. Finn College Improvement Committee (which consist of bis I ,wua toward the bank ; but most .generously, though much suddenly became frightened, and struggled with hi companion till they both sink ia a deep hole. Parker at length succeeded in releasing himself from Pinchin't grasp, and still under the aame body of proprietors cr partners. But to 1 fir"' stone of the extensive new building to be erected in take aw ay the isatirs of country bankers is to them altogether adiflereM affair, inaanmch a it would greatly reduce their profits, and so, by placing them in a leas thriving condition, bring theu bearer to a state of inaolvency. With regard to their not regulating their issue by the state of the foreign exchanges, I conceive it impossible for them to do so. The state of the exchange is never perceptible in their locality, nor di tbey affect the state of trade or I rice. The taking away their promissory notes will nt prevent their eitenaion vf credit to good customers when exchange are adverse. It may be done by bills of exchange, cf which Sir Robert dies not think it ol any importance to take any notice. W farther tbey are important or not, or whether or ua they ar currency, he may inform himself by reference to the work of the late Mr. Leatbam, who states the enormous amount of them in circulation in the country as compared with that of bankers' promissory notes. Should rAr Robert attempt to limit the amount of bills of exchange, he would at once strike such a blow at the credit and cur - retcy of the country as that ue man living could see the extent of the ruinous consequences. Ia fact, the thing woeld be itopoaoble. Then way interfere with the promissory' note I The people generally are favourable to them ; they too w the partie issuing them, and they have confidence ia than - They look with suspicion oa Bank of England paper as liable to forgery ; aad should it become the sole lante of the country, forgers would be greatly encouraged by the facility of passing their fraudulent Imitation lie poor igwaraat come try people. The most atouad - kg Ooctriae of tar Itobert is, that whea Brio ris. aad teort tLODey it wanted, that ia the very too whea country Lordship, and Messrs Butterworth, Barley, Thackeray, J.L. uampier, i. i ennington, and J. ILL), that his Royal HighnefS Prince Albert hu graciously consented to lay the Warton'a - yar'. adjoining the residence of the Rev. the Pro vost, in the course of the ensuing month ; and as the Court will arrive at the Castle during the Montem week, to honour with its presence that ancient triennial festival, it is rumoured that the ceremony of laying the foundation stone by the Prince Consort will take place before the return of the Court to town. The amount now subscribed by " old Etonians" to carry the contemplated extensive improvements into effect nearly reaches 12,000. This sum, however, will only enable the committee to perfect a portion of Ihe alterations and additions which hare been determined utvm including spacious dormitories for the colleger, rooms for exhausted, returned again to assist his friend, who seized nim with a desperate tenacity that rendered turn quite power I From PunrL Religion, like fancy, hu her twculiar favourites. Ladies and gentlemen have, among the various heathen, their pet proselyte, jnst u among bird and dogs they have their pet uiacawa, ineir pet poodle. 11 is an adage old u truth wavwc roriBicr oi oinn wu not lost at in nooti that th human heart must love something : hence, beautiful is it, in this balmy month of May, to see crowds ol lover spiritual lover we mean ascending the crystal step of Exetcr - hall to testify thtir affection for the benighted sons and daughters of earth thousands and thousand of mile away. Elastic, indeed, are human heart - strings, for they stretch from pole to pole. Indeed, with many of me wonoy people oi ueter - naii distance is essential to love. Just u connoisseurs take a backward sten tmlw ta consider the beauties of a picture, do many of these good folks require distance to see the miseri - s of human nature through an attractive medium. They have no taste for the destitution of the alley that abut upon their dwelling - place, but how they glow how they kindle at the misery somewhere in Africa! Familiarity truly begets contempt. Th famishing shoe - binder or sempstress is a homely commonplace ; the benighted Chinese an exotic darling. With some folks sympathy, like Madeira, is all the better for a sea - voyage. We have said that proeelytcmonger have their special rets : among them, the Hebrew people bear a great price, lence. as wu shown at a late meetinir. unward of i(i(V are annually subscribed for the conversion of the Jews at Jerusalem, Hebron, Bejroat, Constantinople, Smyrna, and we a now not at now manv otner places nromisinff in anoataew We must confess we should like to see a fair balanc.iht i.f mis account, ue sbouid like to know the exact number f converted Hebrews, that we might arrive at something like me maraci price oi a renegade Jew. we own it ; we more than fear that he is a great luxury, a bird of Paradise of i. ceeding cost. Hence, we confrs it, we would Lave our genue countrywomen retrench their outlay on the foreign curiosity, that tbey might better afford to buy up somewhat of the misery produced at home. A day or two after the meeting was held of these benevolent people, whose hearts yearn for the Jews in Sapet and Struburgh, there appeared in the papers but then the tragedy happeaed at No. 1, Angel - court, Long - acre, not a quarter of a mile front Eieter - hall an account of the death of one Mary Wall, sged 35. She died famished. John Bitten, of SCMartin's workhouse, testified u follows t " On opening the dbr of a rvum on the round floor, or, mora properly rpainx, a law bee room, tbarw bains no C'or to II, h fixta - i the uaoaaod IjUi on ber far on tba aarta, ber bud eonnd with ihaiinis, aad her head nrlns'jbn ( - art vf aa old Uaki similar to a via n.cr - chanl s hamper, ttm. was xroaniog. and araued quiu maenablc Mr. Leonard, surgeon to the out - door poor of St. Martin's, deposed " On bauut taken to the worVhouas, remedies wen aed to rotor uwnatx - a ; but aba nene rallied, aad died wiihin it boon aftar. Th plaew where daoaatd de.t emitted a mott noisoma wmcU. frum Um tiuaatuj of decared prdeo wtutt. ua making a pott mortem examination, e found influninatioe of aoth I unci, which, na doubt, areas frum the Quoappucaiioo for medical saiittance. whtch, trtether with aer aot rwciiTUix aaj domestic coinf rta, and Ijinr on the cold and ban ground aloue aad cafteekd, produeed extreme wihausth n, of which th died." It must, however, bcnllowed that the death ot the woman was doubtlru accelerated by her determination not to go into the workhouse : nevertheless, had we societies as actively benevolent in the Angel - courts of London and our great towns ss in Constantinople and Smyrna had we home missionaries of charitv to temot the fetid danrer of Rn 1..1. and Spitalfielda, could these scenes of horror be enacted I But then there is this bar to the teal of the philanthropic both Seven Dials and Spitalfielda are close at hand ; they are real, tangible foulness ; the eye turns from them the nostril shrinks at them ; whilst what a picturesqneness invest Constantinople what a halo of beaut v does distance cast ahout Jerusalem I Again consider the great difference between the objects to be succoured. The dwellers of Eog'ish lanes and alleys are common, vulgar thingscreatures of foul and violent 3 leech, commonplace in their very rags and ghutlinese, utthe Jews the spiritually forlorn of Jerusalem! Oh! the evangelical imagination clothes them with the mystic beauty of the place, uplifts and sublimates them by the magic of religious fervour, and the very tatters of the Hebrew become rare and beautiful as Joseph' coat of many colours. And so soft - hearted ladies and gentlemen, rapt by the for - lomness of the far - off Jew", write their checks, or put their money in the plate, too deliriously possessed by thesweet apostate in the distance ever to dream of the famishing Christian at their right head. Could we but transport our desti tute population to China or to Africa, we have no doubt that many Eaglish Samaritans would then be marvellously piteous of them. Oh, ve miserable Christians, who hunger and waste unvisited in English laa and cellars. why ar ye not Jews, glorified by distance, dwelling at Beyrout and xicuron i Even religion to some people is more attractive when invested with a certain air of romance. The modern missionary is, to some folks, picturesque as wu the Templar nuigat oi oiu. 10 oe sure, ne goe not lortn to alar the un. believer ; but happier condition ot the world to make proselyte. He carries neither sword nor spear, but hard cash, with which he turns the heart of the needy Hebrew, and writes borne "a soul saved." And every gentlewoman who gives a guinea to the goodly fund is soft. ened and upraised by the thought that she has her soldier of peace fighting in Palestine ; and with such sufficing belief she may give a chicken wing to Bijou, her dog, even though a Christian mother shall whine with hunger at her gate. On the last meeting of the society in question, the Bishop of Winchester preached a sermon. Eloquent, no doubt, wu u a .separate parish, even thoaigjf it might swtlaThZ .penally p , .Jed ,a th courTSelo - . hat ekngationT tached, not merely from the very term of t. ... general rule in that respect, but it wu also distinctly aw eoirnixed in th r t is f I: m , d .7T"c7J " mualt, Reports. 343. He. "2. IIT tempted to raise the question ia. the Court below, but judge had overruled him oa demurrer, by which decusm! .e.oi,. ue uul not w oe prejudiced. Upon the otier iet'rnedlfrTe"d.mmttri W rualea! $U Dr. Aooaiis. for the churchwarden, complained Ait after the present appellant had refused to pay the sma sums of 3. 4d. and U, the payment of which he neverth. leas, a appeared by Ue evidence of Wadkke, had faithful promised on a certain indulgence being conceded to Lio. aad after he hat npn solemn argument been adjudged notto be entitled to defend himself orma poaper he saoaS vet be permitted to conduct his use rtenaib y in MncZ but evidently under advke from some competent quarter and now at the hut moment appear by a proctor and two ceunael to argue such objections a had been arrvJ te - day. If thi wu to be permitted, no jud original jurisdiction could proceed in the diachvre of hi duty, with any prospect of his opinion being respected. The learned gentlemaa then proceeded to contead that it waa not necessary for the church warden to pmy - Romford to be within the parish of Uonwhorch, a that most be presumed, unlee the contrary wu set u which had net been done, or, U it had. the ph ading to that effect had been rejected, and no appeal from that rejection "H - t in due time ; and besides, a he contended, the whale - f tie evidence clearly proved that Romford was, in fact, part ef Uornchurch pariah, and upon Wadlake' evidence it wa equally clear that the notice moat haw h.n 4 .1. ...icl.i oa all the church aad chapel doors. He then proceeded to "" .. ' 'm. : viueen v. ruraley - wa not cooehuive, the question being the fitaes of grantinga mtuuiama under th circumstance of that particular iSas. aad the refusal of it by no means amounting to a declaim that a rate not then made would be invalid. Lord BaOCOniw deiiwerd tH n. i... - r iv. f . nil. - . . u v .1: a.: . .1 . I tl, ..M.ll k. i " - - - - - - ..viui. mv, .u uci usier nunc, c jioii oeicg warneu sac i - - j.m. imku oj uie counsel lor the acpeJ - admitted that she did wuh her things ; and beitg again 1 1nt wtfe exceedingly proper to be urged, and had been so warned, she said she had not seen tne child, and did not without any unnecessary occupation of the time ef the know her sister was with child. Upon witness being again i Court. It wu not, however, essential that the Court should gravely cautioned u to what she wu saying, she burst into ' decide upon the questions u to the liability of the inhahit - tears, and said, " I wished to tare my siater. She had a t anu of Romford, u parishioners of Uornchurch, or the do child, but I never aawit, and she would not tell me where publication of the notices, having no option but to reverse tne decision ot the coart below upon the more material ground, that the payment oat ot the rate of money previeoEly borrowed, or expended, wu illegal, aad would vitiate those rate. Aa illegal payawat of aa amount, however smaiL would have that effect. Ia Hampden's celebrated eaaetie illegal amount wu bet a few shillings; but, even tak the account u you would, the nun objected to constituted a uxta of the whole rates. The caae of " Th Queen v. Duraev wu conclusive ; for if th mandamut had btca granted it would have Wen equivalent to a declaration that tha rate ia question would be good ; but the otalankJ having beea re - luted, the conclusion waa. equally clear that the rate would be bad. The Court in that cue did not make or lay dova any new law, hut only declared the taw u it existed before the statute, that if retrospective the rate wu bad. Vpea this ground, therefore, their Lordship had come to th con Sue seemed then very well. Faacied she had lately been low - spirited. Weat into the orchard to see the child. When the came in told deceased that the had seen something tied up m a white cloth, which had made her f - ei very queer, bhe uked her what it wu ! Replied, I cannot think." And the reason why sh said so waa, because she thought it wu hers, and she did Lot ate to tell her it wa a child. Thought it wu hers t ecause a few weeks back she had been very ill. When witnes told her of it she changed colouf, and left the kitchen. Witceis then deposed to seeing the child at 4 o'clock, and finding it gone t ? o'clock. Mr. Wrangham recalled. Had, u directed, exacaned the body cf deceased since death ; from the appearance he Lad no doubt that she had lately had a cail J, but could net state at what period. Eliza Robinson, sister of the deceaiel, stated that the wu sent for about five or six weeks ago, ber sister bticg very hi. Stayed with her about a week, until she got very weU. Saw ber last Sunday at her father's house, and she wu then very well. Wa sure her sister was only very poorly. Must have known if she had been u supposed, tier lister made her own bed. Wa? sure the had Lot had a child, nor wu she in the family way. Mary Sharpe, recalled by the Coroner. The sUtsr of deceased washed her clothe while she wu abcent. Deceased wuhed some of her clothes in another rocm, tut did not tee what they were. Elix Robinson, recalled by the Coroner. While she wu witn ner sister she did odd jobs to assist, fid nothing else. she had put it. Mr. B. Tonge deposed to the deceased having lived with him three years. She wu going to leave at May - day, but there wu no cause for her leaving. Did not know she waa ia the family - way. Recollects her being ill some time back. She asked him to send for Mrs. Kirman to come, but afterwards ! said she would rather have her sister sent for, which was done. On Thursday last he wu very iljand had been in bed all day. Deceased came to hit room door at nignt, and suted that she meant to go away in the morning early, and not come back again. He said if he was better, he was going to Lincoln in the morning, and he would have her things sent. She then threw her keys into the room, and went away. He went to sleep, but wu afterwards awoke by a loud moaning. He got up ana aroused tne other persons in tne house, wh - u deceased w a found u stated by la: witness. Wu not aware he had elusion that they had no option but to reverse the judgment laudanum in the house. Some had been fefched during the uunoing time, and wnat wa lelt wu put iLto the cupboard in the parlour, of which his sister kept the keys, so that the deceased must have had it by her for some time. This being the whole of the evidence, the Coroner, in summing up, observed, that in the first place it wu proved that the death of the deceased wu caused by poison, and that she had administered it to herself. The cause for such an act wu the next thing to be inquired into. After a lengthened and most difficult inquiry, toe suspicions existing of her having had a child were at last confirmed by the evidence ol the sister, a also the fact of her having concealed the birth. Had the child not have been discovered. the fatal act would not, most probably, have been committed; for when told by the servant of her having seen something which had made her ill, she changed colour and left the kitchen. After the discovery of the child, it had remained all day in the same place, but a few hours after the deceased wu informed of its having been found, it had been by some one removed. The brst point which would present itself wa. wu the child which wu found that to which the deceased had given birth t Secondly, u there wu net one tittle of evidence of previous insanity, whether the discovery of the concealment had produced any temporary derangement, or whether the fear of detection had caused the commission of suicide ! Ia the one case the verdict would be temporary insanity in the other, t'clo de f. The Coroner and the Rev. Mr. Neville then left the room. and shortly after the jury returned their verdict, " t'clo de x." The jury were then resworn, and took a view of the child. It wu much decomposed, but wu a very fine fuU - erown infant Mr. Wrangham deposed to having, with his brother, ex appealed from, including, of course, that part of it which condemned Mr. Piggotl in the payment of coats ia tt court below : bat ash had defended himself. ,n.t thrfore incurred hut trittiag expense oa hi own account, tker Lordships, under the circumstances, bad not thought it ae csssary to mak any award of costs to hi'" Judgment of the Court below reversed, but no cost erea oa either tide. POLICE. MlSSIOS - HoCST. Yesterday tha clerk ta Meura Crmrrt' ?d Co, solicitors, applied to Sir P. La can to be allowed to give in bail to answer for the appearance of a person who had been indicted before the Grand Jury for ha ring publisked a libel reflecting upon the character of another. Sir P. Lacail said, the observation which had been mii on the subject of grand jurie hut seasons at th Central Cr miaal Court were calculated to attract the attention of the Government in a very emphatic manner to the question of the propriety of the institution. It wu of ourse knows to the gentlemen who attended upon the part of tha defendant that a presentment at that time to the Commissioner of ths Central Criminal Court designated grand jurie u wholly useless, aad rather calculated to defeat than to serve Its ends ot justice. The solicitor said he wu aware of the fact. Sir P. Lai ail desired to be informed under what or cumstaace the cat alluded to appeared before the Grand Jury! The solicitor declared, that he believed th defendant sal wholly ignorant of the particulars, but it wa conjectured that a letter, written by the defendant, containing matter presumed to be libellous, and calculated to do injury tt a amined the child, and he wu decidedly of opinion that it J individual reflected upon, had beea laid before the Grud aaa oeen corn auve. uaa tested tae lungs, but did not Jury, aaa a rely upon that. Had also examined the vessel called the ducttu ariermiu. Had examined the stomach, and had no doubt that the child had been born alive. The umbilical cord had not been tied, which alone would be sufficient to cause death. CouM not in the present decomposed state of the child say whether it had been torn cr cut. The jury returned a verdict f " Wilful murder against Ann Robinson. less, and both boys sunk .immediately. Every exertion wu JtDe discourse; heart tourhing, pocket - penetrating. ' We made by the niasters, and other persons who gave assistance, , wouIdt however, that his Grace - if nly for one rouad - wu not till raft had been made that they were discovered, at some distance from the spot where they disappeared, alter having been in the water fur two hours. An inouest was Held on the bodie at Tardebigg on .Monday, when the jury returned a verdict of " Accidental death." Firs at Chelsea. About 7 o'clock yesterday morning a fire broke out in an unfinished heuse, No. i, Merit bam - square, inelaea, which, owing to the inflammable nature of the material in the building, spread with fright ful rapidity. Several workmen were on the premises at the time, and whilst some were endeavouring to check the pro - study, and a spacious and airy apartment to be appropriated greas of the flames, others were despatched for the fire - fort hose ineets which are not now taken by the pupils in the i engines. The local engines arrived first, and after thetn the wwac uwi. aw eoon a inoa new nuiMinra ar mmi.lt4 I mr nnirail and ('.mintv nina There eraa n .n.T. ann. it is intended to effect considerable alterations in th Long j ply of water, and by half - put l o'clock the fire wu totally Chamber, at an outlay of S.00OL The General Aw exult. The proceedings 0f the General Assembly, which will excite great interest under the present circumstances of the Church of Scotland, commenced yesterday forenoon atEdinburgtuTheMarquis of Bute, Her Majesty's High Coaatissioner, will have bis residence, levees, and entertainments at the Palace of Holyrood during the (itting of the Assembly. The' levees or public entertainment will be held oa each day of the Assembly, half aa hour before it meeting. Hit Grace will attend divine service la the High Chorea, EdU burgh, thi day (Thursday), Sunday the 1U, and Sunday th Sfkh iaL ; but there will be ao levee or nubile raUrtaiameatt at the Palace oa tha Sundays. The Free Church Aasecably toeet at Ediabargh at theaKM lixae. extinguished. It wu confined to the premises, but these were complstely gutted. The damage done amounts to nearly 300L, the buildiag containing a great, quantity of door, window - frame, sashes, and other fittings, which had beea stored therein prior to being used ia other new erections. The fire originated from a spark flying from a stove aad igniting some shavings. Messrs. Hunt and Humphrey, th owners of the premises, had insured them In the Guar - diaa - offic for 200. Tux only On or tub Kixrv The French papers contain aa advertisement of a cross of the Legion cliooour, which wu picked np oa the ciarket - place at Douai. ' So that at pretest there isooe man, u all event, in Franc who is aot cecoratad. T advise aixn. If he withe to xoak a apeltate,UabttldBi5 would visit the Angel - eourts of London. The pilgrimage niigat, wc tmna, give aa impetus to tne siuggisn imaguia - tin of those who think that true misery, real mental darkness, is only to be found, like their fine hyson, in a far country. Allowing, however, that it it necessary to the apopletic philanthropy of some folks to bleed their purses for the LOS DOS WEATHER. TO THIT.EDITOR OF THE TIMES. Sir, In my last communication (14th nit) I mentioned the very unusual absence of the " north - east " wind, which generally hu prevailed during the "Marsh" moon, and I drew the notice of your readers to the circumstance of the division of the Red Sea ; I should have added, that th plague of Egypt were generated by this wind, and were removed by a " strong south - weet wind." Thi year the easterly wind appear to have followed the "April" moon, which wu in it first quarter upon the 25th ef that month, when my record commences with the lower current being nrwInt Irnm th .. h;t. .1. a.. WZT true bill found, and that a warrant wa about to be issued for the apprehension of th accused. That was the state of the caw, u had been by torn mean r other ascertained by the defendant, who wu connected by ties of blood with the oomplainanLTn fonner.upon hearing that th bill of indictment had been found, wu advised to seep set of the way until the accessary arrangements should be sad to meet the accusation. Sir 1'. lacaia declared, that he felt gratification at th ap pearance at an opportunity for exciting the observanost of practical men on a subject of such vast importance to th community u th grand jury system. Mr. Clark, the clerk of the arraigns, than whom no man wu a higher authority with regard to the working ot the system, wu mott deciedly of opinion that no man wu safe who wu subjected 10 th operation of such a power. He entirely agreed in the views of that excellent officer, and considered that there should to se intermediate authority between the committing magistral arid the trial of ue accused. To say nothing of ths intolerable inconvenience and expense, the penenioa of jutc frequently resulting from the temptation which presented themselves to person liable to be tampered with ia the interval between a charge aad the nreferrina - of a hill was most frightful. To be sure, the recent order made by the judge a continuous current beneath from that quarter, with a very 0,11 qualified person should be present at the sittinxt sf trifling and temporary chann from th wL an that th, ' the grand juries to see that the evidence ot the witnesses in have been 2i days of this euterly wind prevailing, which, ! fopport ot the prcaentaoeata wu in accordance with that yesterday and to - day, hu induced the most negative state of 'n support of the charge when originally made, had acoos - electrical atmosphere that ha beea experienced for a long pushed great (rood; but jtUlthcre were inherent fault ia time, which my register will show. The temperature yea - 'jstem, which partial applicarieni could not remedy, terday did not exceed 177 in the ahade nor more than M I The solicitor said he wu astonished when he wu told tut .1.... .1 v called, aa th naual a,1nr.ta in ef elleredl east wind, a great elevation, but the temperature hu varied I WM J criminal information in the Court of Queen t Beach from 45 at night, oa the 1st of May. ta U1 in th n,n n I or by action at law. He wu rekuced that his sppucaCaa the 2d inst. showing a difference, withia 21 h.mr. i ss had called forth the obeervatioas of Sir P. Laurie, u tvery - Paragon, 2ew Kent - road, May Id. H. p. ClIARTlST MEETl.NU OS BLACKIIEATH. On WsHinr. day a meeting wu held on Black heath, near to the Princes sopma s estate, pursuant to announcement, for the purpose .lenthen. we think that at least the Jew. miiht .,t 1 )ZZ,.V?L?J. Propriety 01 "r - mi . - - n nh ,it.k.i . h i TiV . . imiuumog rariiameni against toree they are until every other unbeliever should be converted. Here, madam. veu who at the hut mtinr in. vested li. In apostate Jews, here is the map of the world. Cut your eye over it, Here is the poor Esquimaux doomed to whale blubber and a tout - blighting creed here the Red Man here the Hottentot here the ew Zealander here People on people, and tribe on tribe, all in the uttermost darkneefT" Enlighten them, and then, if you will, begin with the Hebrew. Meanwhile, for ourselves we confess it w have more than a sneaking respect fer a people who had Moses for a leader and a lawgiver. We rarely meet a long - bearded Rabbi that he does not carry our thouhia is. plains of Mamre to the first patriarchs of the first nation. And ye. who would convert the Jews, first codv th Jw great virtue : first take care of your own poor; feed and clothe inem, aaa wen, u jvu wu, wiu uie supernuity mace proselyte of the Hebrew. Meanwhile, with misery wasting thousands of ear feJlow - Chriatlant atour very doors, we hold the subecriDtion of large sums of money for. at heat, th questionable conversion of th Jew, u the offering of a miserable, morbid egotism ; and should still think to of the purpose, though the whole bench of bishop wagged their arvrr tongue ia ara 01 ss. H measure now hefnr u house namely, the Registration tor Ireland Bill, the Commons Enclosure Bill, and the Twelve Hours' Factory Bill. A van wu used u a platform, on which there were tome half doien speakers, of whom Mr. Feargus O'Connor wu the chief. The chair having been taken at 7 o'clock, MrM'DoneU proposed a resolution and the adoption of a petition based upon the principles of the Charter, but more especially praying that the Registration for Ireland Bill, u proposed by Lord Eliot, might not pa into a law, u th provisions of the bill were calculated to curtail the privileges which ought to be enjoyed by th community at large. Mr. O'Connor addressed the meeting at great length, aad dwelt very forcibly upon the hardship endured by factory women and children, and called upon those assembled to use their best endeavours in relic vine; that unfortunate das of labourers from the yoke which they laboured under. The speaker then referred to the other subject set down for discussion, aad contended that the only effectual remedy for the evil wu the msking the Charter the law of Ihe land. Another resolution aad a second petition were afterward sooved tad adopted, which, however, varied little in prtaca - pton the first, aad totae time after nnjit the taecting thing should be done to show the necessity cf rroBtt ' interference of Government to remedy the grievance. air r. taenia. I believe that ao two gentlemen, uewei extensive may be their practice, are qualified to form amor correct judgment oa this important question than Mr. L - a - 'U the clerk of the arraigns, and Mr. Ooodman, the chief ckrl of thi justice - room. 1 should wish to be guided by them aa this matter. I know and I have long complained ot the trflsj and the palpable injustice to which prosecutors and wticesscs. have beea exposed, aad I has been always impressed i the feeling that the accuser and the accused should be placed face to face, aad I trust that Her Majesty" Government wu make inquiry into the merit of a question which is becoming daily more important to the community. Sir P. lacail then accepted the bail in the usual form. Bow - STaiaT. Yesterday Mr. Andrew Van Jandaa, a solicitor, appeared before Mr. Twiroan to answer the complaint of Thomu Clarke, a clerk ia the serric of Meswfc Turner aad Ueatman. solicitors in the Court of Rr.ew, tor """JS - "1 - . . . ,..v .nr. caarnoca appeared u counsel to prw J TT7 The canon I tae vourt OI newew, ia vauir - wun - a .v It . u i. ethlfh he was coacerara. the appointment wu for 2 o' - iock, aad th registrar UnM asked witn U he had any objection to the aua utejs had aot, upon which th defendant said, " I object to tto from beVdnalnf to tmd.m Wltae deair hwud sum a aaa. aaa j rvougu. a - ... whatever ehM reOawStMBaeaaa,aaaiaerwiajwH a knar aad a fees." fee which he.taaatM - Ayrtos,th ntPttrar, bariac wOea flown use i

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