The Leeds Mercury from Leeds, West Yorkshire, England on September 2, 1848 · 10
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SUP1LBM ENT TO THWPS MERCjJjlY. SEPTEMBER 1848. niPON. r-tnncn Misskwahy SooiETY. On Monday, the i mnetin of the Ripon Church Missionary Association """'I i? in E Trimtv Church School-room, th Lord Bishop To p Dioc-s in the chair. After the statement of the omits of th Ripon Association for the last vear had hein widbv'the Key. R.' Poole, the mating was addressed br the S and Kev. the Dean of Ripon; the Rev. J Charge, Con- mv R. A. Taylor, nffio'ntina minister of Trinity Church; ?y. G- Smith, missionary from China; and Rv. J. Scott, tlie two latter ireniii'mm neing a aepunv grov l!v. CI Mnir's. Hull tion from the l '.ren. rvatueiy. i ne collection in at t in tut? funds of the society at the close of the iivet'tng wis 11 Us. 101. Preparatory sermons on th previous day (Sunday) were preached at the Cathedr.-d hv til" Hon. and Rev. the TWnjthe collections amountin.fr to 1'J Bs. 1 Id. and at Trinity Church, bv the R-s John Scott, the collections 11 17s. 6d., making a total of 85 10s. 111. Damna HroiiwAY Ron8v:nr. On nTondiy List, at the Court-house, Rinon, bfor? Charles OxW, Esq., and Robert Paley, F.sq., John Mete life, of S1;pUou, labourer, and Robert. Slater, of the same villas", lalnnvcr, wwp chargud with having, on the morning of Sunday, the '2'hh ult., in the township of Giventlale, hi the libs-riy of Rinon, violently assaulted and robbed Thorns Mao lounhi. of I.'s-loan, county of Mavo, in the kinrr-lom of Ireland, of one sovereign, two half sovereigns, and Is. (id. i". silver. As stated in last Satu-day's Mercnri, the prisnnr Me'oa'fo was nporebended by Mr. Collhison, head polioe-offi-r-r, Ripon, tho day after ttt robbery, and on S itnr-Iav last, the prisoner Slater arrivd in Rinon, accompanied by the Bridlington police-nfficr. From the evidence, it npnear-d that at about ten o'clock on the m vninsr in fi'mstion. the prosecutor, accompanied by two ohr Irisl)nin, were on their road to Rinon in sea-ch of work, and when near the Hewick-brid;o toll-bar. m the prisoners, who sari t iov had some shearing to let. Prosoen'or. and one o, I in. mates, returned with the prisoners to look at th n ',;)an'1 when adj-to-iit to a wood knovn as MnrreH V") prisoners asked to look at their sickles, and r"" lv J5"1';' got possession of bosh, one! sat down in tho hedire bottom to examine tlwm. After passim; a short distant the roa the prisoner Slater came up to then;, bo", had not , sickles. II- asked the m-osecutor if he had any mono, . ami the other Irishman said, " Oa von want, to rob lis. A violent simple then ensued, and prosecutor ' :;. addition to toe am" i" This latter sum and the purse w,-.i Motcalte to t.ne prnse- Death of Mr. Alderman Burd, of Manchesi- ter. We regret to announce the death ot Mr. aw"11" Burd, which tool; place yesterday week, after a snort ui uess. He was a msn universally respected, without having made any attempt, to conciliate favourable opinion by me concealment of his principles on religious or political qu Hons, which he always maufullv but quietly asserteu. Without, being a prnmineiit public man, he was alw"' ready to give his liberal, and even munificent aid, to t promotion of reform, free trade, religions liberty, education ; and he. attained a high station in on.r ?,lv cial and manufacturing community by the exeic'sa . . and continued industry, and by the un, ton S n nance of the fair dealing, honour. d mtegn , wl ihe highest characteristic of our English tradesmen. .w chcslcr Times. n Monday, the II R JVIUKIIBK adjourned inquest on tb of the 14th man who was murdered at An .'p M w. s. ult., was held Scr The jury returned a ver- Rutter, coroner for the distiic a Qr ersona diet of Wilful Murder against j- t of ouinion that uolniown." The ; ie,fd in the murder, lhsrn mst. have ' n. The police are uu-onehavinnrap.keand 1 1 e " lv. r i. , 1 ' petrotors 0f . .i.. : J.rvnnrs to hna out uio J"--" the diabolical assassinau... Finmir.r. LHAKTibi K-ribsr'ved in thendighbonrliood of Hyde ' . , . i t A RUK3TS AT Ashton. All . l i.l,nvirVi neenmli !1WS nf mPTl ...,,'or of M'jIirOTlt uiitni-i" . . IW7n i ,fl" I I i ) violenco has bean attempted. It will be !l" V,vH,f that the Magistrates have been sfinnl ythe to "unt, w ,efl,iel,s of the actively exerting tlu.m. ,i, Mmim f. i h'.mhr nil urM ItV llHiimiiK "10Ve w, ' am ehended under bench warrants -.-James 'lv oi and ,hmn Taylor, sedition ; Sir. Aitkoin, ditto ; Jas. 'nd ill ward Ilarrop, ditto, also charged v.Mthat.teud.ng a i lawful assemblage tor me pumo . t 1,1 V ..,!,.on. Wm. Mao n. ditto : James the above parlies were tawen oetore u .u,.-,,., . .. , 1 nf two sureties ot ,tou wii wu . , .i ecept Jiacbin and liolton. ins ptiwrtr ....... r-x ' . . , , i 1,:.. ,1 fmuirel. will 1 was anpreiienrieu on wra uib i - was burned at Liverpool, was brought to Ash on on 1 hnrs- i,. TTt, ivas mis ot t he nrmoinai leauera ui n.o - ed bj Mr. Walker, that " if this nffirkat had continued in a efr.refr mrMlsrate protection from fornign marines, he, all hands would ba in employ, not excluding the combers," may pass for trnth with some, out now no . . u, UUJ . u M,nin(d with the enact wmcn raacmnery la bavin. ' .,i,i. to believe it, -I am at a loss to understand upon more -..nninlli- q,t ns lie Knows vsry wen muu ncia LitB niiuiu ui Hie A' iciiw merinos made in Bradford by himself tven, he would not make them from hand-combed wool, but macliinE-combed wool, tho maclilne-combed varns being better ndopled to that purpose than hand-combed. Indeed this opinion ia about as near the truth as the stats-nitnt he previously makes, when he says, " I assert that they .m'nuing Frncli merinos), linve driven out single tteills ' '" flr.r making such an assertion n3 this, no person who understands ativ thing about the matter would be much surprised at auylliiag be might say, 'or there is scarcely a child iu Bradford, nay, throughout the uh;.le country, but knows that merinos made from cotton warp and OileanB cloths have chiefly driven out the siuglo twllla he speata of. Air. Walker al?o knows, or if lie does not he is the only man in Bradford that is ignorant of the tact, that there have been more snjinre yards of single twilled meriuos (from cotton warps, called Oobourgs) made in Bradford, since the free importation of French merinos, than were evsr made of single twilled worsted warp merinos in tho same space of lime iu the history of the trade. Iaconclusion, allow me to quoteJMr. Walker's own words, and toh biiu, when trying to show the usurious effects of froe trndo, "to bear in mind ihat there is n sublimity in truth, but something for m ire than ridiculous to plend for the destruction" of a princip e which ha will not understand, and which his prejudices are too strong for him to be able to appreciate. Yours, &C, DESTRUCTION OF THE IT TSITi3J 8 ' M " X. TO THE EDITORS OF TUB LEEDS MERCUKY. in? and heart-stirring undresses were m Superintendent Mr. J. Hngill, Messrs. lvC man, W. Ward, AV. Harrison, and A. Tin duced a deep impression on the minds of a piire containing, Ktcifod. .11. in conn1 atwnvarfis i-'rurneu y im-ii , , ,, , .t. .; cutor. Cnnfirmatorv evidence was u-.u...- sopor, having nothing to say in defence, were committed to York Caslle for trial. Bubwstku SRssross.-Tl.e annual Brpystr; .ions for the liberty of Ritmn wra held at (lie Couit- apnearin". their certificates will not be granted until the adjourned Brewster Sessions. There were no applications for new licenses. Nov-Paymrct ov Rates. Yesterday werk, at the Court-house, Rioon. before Charles Oxley and R. Palev. Esns., John Rabies, of Kirkbv Malzeard. was summoned for non-navm-nt of 1. ll.U. poor-rates, due from him. Defendant dhl notanpear,and a distress warrant was trranted. Marv Harrison, another defaulter, to th ainount of 0"7.d., paid Hie same and costs.-On A ednesdav last, before Wm. Williamson. F,,q Mayor, Christopher Pybus. nf Rioon, butcher, was summoned for the non-navmnnt of 2s. 11 Id., the borough rate, due from him. Ordered to pay the amount and costs, or in default, further proceedings would be taken. During the forenoon the amount was paid. Pnnvmu.OTTAT. Kscapb. On Friday nic-lit, abrrat half-nast eiht o'clock, as Mr. Mountain, the prnnrietor of the Leeds and Ripon Courier coach was driving out a horse he bad recently purchased, in order to try him. when near n:i, .... .i. n,o nnbnal started off at full sneed, and .,.Mr..,!,rl lile mllWO dotVll Studlev-road, to the bottom of Park-street. Mr. Mountain had the presence of mind to sit still although another person that accompanied bun had p-evously leaned on ; at this point, however, the horse Uler,rA liJmself from the phaeton, the hind wheels ;.'.; ..ntnt with the corner of the Black Hor T i ,l,';,.b the hndv was completely wrench"d off the ...iL..,.; tbo bind wheels thrown across the. street j i,,'fw 'whpok runnin" Oiie in one direction, the other in another, and the whole carriage a complete wreck. Mr. Mountain was much stunned by the fall, and so severely injured his knee, that he lias since been, and likely to be r..l . ,iH,isd to bis room. The horse still kepf o',., .j"inf1 tho Market-nhice, down Kirkgate. round the Cathedral, and was finally atopp-d at h enfl of Stammereate, near tho North lin iue, no nerson oeio.y injured, though he passed through the most public and popu lous part of tho city. RICHMOND. Mission's at RrcnstfiND, A rnblic meetmir on ii,.,i(f il, LmAnn Missionary Society was hH in the T.;,i.,.,.,,ii i,. 1 Rlnhmond. on Thursday, the '' I th nil the Rev. J. Yates in the chair. The meeting was addressed lu- Hip Rev. .1. J. Jw, lata missionary at Tahiti: Rev. J d Rogers, B.A.,of Newcastle; the Rev. R G. Pritehett, of Darlineton, kc. It was well attended, and a handsome collection was made on behalf of the above society. The solicitors of Bichmonrl have agvecd to close their offices at seven o'clock in the evening instead of eight. SCAR BBC Tho friends of the Weslsvnn Sabbath school, o-!tn Ti .ln. near Rcarbro'. on Tuesday week, gave their annual feast of tea and plumb calce to 'he children, about forty in number. Aftewards about ninety of tlie teachers and" friends took tea, together in tlie chapel, The tables being removed, the public were then admitted, when touch- and heart-stirring undresses were oeuvereu ny me I'j. nranger, u. c3e.11- l urner, wlncn pro- the audi nice 01 the great value and importance of religious instruction. Serious Accident. On Sunday mornine, as Robert Moody, a young man in the employ of Mr. Thomas Mosey, livery stable keeper, was riding down Aberdeen walk, near Potter's shop, his horse slipped and fell upon his le", which it broke in throe places. The youus man was in a very short time placed upon a stretcher and conveyed ta his father's house at the North Star Inn, Oireengate. A List op some of the Recrst Arrivals. The Countess of Athlmio, I.c.aniirgt.in ; Miss V. Harlow. York; the Rev. the l)5.an of Carlhle an:! family ; Sirs. Clayton and family, Cnmberwol! drove 1 F. V. Uis-n, E q. and family, IHrley house, near Sheffleld ; S. Kiuhnjlon, Esq. ami family, Ki.k-Ell House; :,Ir., Mrs., and Miss Field and f-rnii'y. Licohy, Unoolnshire ; Houghs Fox. H q., Derby; Misi (Iri nst.ia, London ; Rev. V. Green and family, Ilirkin Rectory; Mr. nod Mis. Hurst. Notts; Mrs Ilollier, Dudk-v ; Major Jessop and iaiu'lv, Tlu'.ierlev Hull; Ihe Hon. Mrs. Loesnn and family, JI -Ihley Hall ; Mr. Henry Mus-pratt, L'ndmi ; Miss Frrshy. Flashy Hall: Mrs. Fembcrlon, Shor-burn ; Rev. 11. I'ortensand Mrs.. Cumberland ; Wai, R.ai'l, F. q.. Mrs. and family. Teds ; T. C. Thompson, E:q., Tfmple, London; Mrs. and Miss Unwin, Flashy Hall; Oon. Wardlaw, Torquay; Mr.. Mrs., and Miss Tordiff; Mr. I'llntluen and family, llefsel Lodge : Miss White, York ; Josh. Walker, Kiq. and family, S aioe-fleld Mount. Leeds; S'r John Anson nnd family, Lond ; II. Iloilen, Eeq. and family, Derby ; Mrs. Fairfax and family, Oilling Castle; William Grw. Esq- and Mrs., Ireland; Miss Heneage, Gillirg Catle ; K. It. Smart, Kq.. Loudon ; Wilhani Smith, F. q., Allerton Hall, r.ear Leeds; Mis. G. Smith and family, GImIIiow, near L-eds ; Lady Thesiqer and family, London; Charles W inn, Eq., Mrs., and family, Nostel Priory. Wakefield : Miss Clay, Lin-cvln Rev F.. Dimi-omho, and family, Newton Kyrne Rectory, Tad-caster James Harrison, Kq. and fimily, DrlfHeM ! Cint, Mlliu-y.-aring R.S. ; Mrs. NorHss ai:d family 1 li. Pot'er, Esq. and family, U.wlev Hull I Thaj. l'liilbricl:. Esq and family W.h ; Miss Pynne, London; A. Soiby, E-q. and family, Cheltenham; Col. Wildnian and Mrs., Nowatead Abbey ; Hon. and Rev. John Vernon and Mrs., Nuthall;'cai.t. Skinner. R. A. and Mrs., Sprinsfleld ; John Xeale, Eq , 1st W.Y.M., WakiBild; the Rt. II jn. the Uirl mid Cjunle3S Of D- Lawar, of llackhurst Park; Lady 13. Rti-.t! ; Lady A. S. West; Hon. Ilas'inss Rswll ; tho Hon. W, 13. S. West-, Mr. Sleek, of IiO-'don ; Mr. and Sfw. Aider, Wake!i-il(i ; iXt. ami Mrs. Chowiev, Xo'.ts; Lieut.-Col. Sjifck; Mr. C. K. Hardon, Oxford; Lleut.-Cnl. lice'.iiar.!, London ; Major S;l;ca. Hull; Mr. mid Mrs. Hunt, Nowia.-tle ; Mr. Hsntley, Hull ; Mrs. Undger, Mrs. Ho'Sister, nirminsliam , 13. C. llurton, Fsq. and Mhse". Cburchill House, Norlhamptonsliiro ; Clinrleo Greoaivood Floyd, F.:q., London. Tlnnottmr Petty Sessions. Ann. 25. Before the w.,i,,. .1, lm Ilean. Geo. Knowles. D. Travis, W, 1!. Fowlr. John wi,'" n,i s; Kunub-k. Hsouires. James Carew, an Irishman from the county of Mavo, was charged by Mr. U.o roi'lou;h with nn-noving his wife" and himself, and putting them in bodily fear. It an-p.arcd that Carew had bsen in the habit of standing opposite Mr. Barroc'.oagh's house, and walking up and down Meroham'-rov for tholiKk twslvo months, for tho purpose of annoying Mr;, Harro- clougb, who, he slates, is his n'ifo, and that before her present marriage with Mr. Ihirroclough, about eight mn!lis ago, she lived wilh him, and had had two children to him. There statements, however, could not be proved, neither were they believed, and Carew was ordered '0 be bound over !o keen the peace for three months, ic the sum of fa, nnU two aurbties in j10 each, and in ile'nnl; thereof to becommilted to prism. Sureties not being forthcoming, the police were about removing the defendant, when bo declared he would not. go to prison, and en iesvourcd to rush outof Court, but beirg seiz d. he turned romio and struck ono of the police a severe blow under the ear, after which ho vras secured, laid on a stretcher, bound down, and convoyed to the borough gaol. Mrs, I! u rocloush is a respectable person, mid prior to her present marriage, was the widow of the late Mr. Sedinan, of Stointon Dale J. Holland, of Cromer, fisherman, was charged with being drunk and disorderly in tho public streets, but was discharged on his declaring himself sorry for his misconduct, and promising to conduct himself with g-'eater future propriety. Jenny Pringle, a very elderly lady, a maker and seller of boys' caps, was charged with being found in the streets in such a otate of helpless intoxication, that it wan necessary to take her into custody, after which she was locked up for the niglit, Admonished and discharged. ROCHDALE. The Voluntary Princitlr. The conpTep-fttion worshipping at Hope-street, Rochdale, havo for some months back held their service at the Public Hall, Baillie-Street. wdiile their chapel has been enlarged. This place of worship will now have sittings for 300 more than it previously had. Also a new organ, built by Mr. Nicholson, of Kochdale, has been provided for the chapel, during the time it has been enlarged. On Sunday last, it was re-opcne.d for 1,;,, ,.i,pn the Rev. John Kershaw, resident Si nteter Tnd the Rev. Mr. (files, of Chester, preached to . . .... i!. f!llect ions were made after each "raa iW SU. which, tocher with sub-. . ' 1... j?nsR T 1 sum will discharge the ex- 3. c ; d by thenow organ and enlarging the place, and leave the chapel out of debt. Thera lms been "creat dissatisfaction manifested from time to time by the So 1 Rochdale district against, the Commissioners Ar'. , p..,.k. and Income Tax. The late Member tor Oldham, Mr. John Fieklen, has brought the subject more than one.-' before Parliament, and pointed out the injustice done to himself upon this matter. Rather than submit to thoii- tWkirm.,. bo has suffered his goods to be taken ."t;cr,. i,;,; i.,;, ml,,ls nninst him. The Pro nr:y Tax Commissioners in Rochdale are all of the same political narty, without a single exception, and every plan has been tried to get some new ones appointed, but m ,..,; Tn An n,!o. It. hna vprmirod an Act of Parliament to I,'., ,,'ooeorl. im.lpu the title of " An Act to appoint, Land i',v nm!lmis." This has been done for South Lan cashire, and about 30 or i() new Commissioners cf the libral stamn have been appointed for the Rochdale guard." Manchester Emminer. THE FJtlCNCU. MERINO QUESTION. to tub Kiirmns of the leers mercury. Gentlemen, In the controver?v which has of late been i-oing on batmen Messrs, Rand una waucer. on one i, and the Bradford Obsrm-r on the other, relative to the cause of the d's'ressin Bradford being chiefly attributable to tho importation ot French merinos, i:c there is one feature of the case which has not been put with suflicient clearness before the public, and which would, I think, if fairly stilted, nid it in coming to a rignr, unner- standing of ihe matter, so fur as the deputation, or rainer me aforesaid gentlemen, are concerned. It must he borne in mind that this deputation went to London 10 obtain the assistance of Government, if possible, in a pecuniary way, towards relieving the distress which then existed. I think there will scarcely he a parson acmi-iinted wilh the trado of Bradford, excepting the gentlemen already named, who would maintain that the distress was either mainly, or in any great degree, attributable to this cause. Why, the thing is so ridiculous that I dare venture to say nine out of ten who have read it could scarcely refrain from laughing at this reason being assigned, by these two gentlemen above all others, because they were both pmdtcalhj acquainted with another cause, that would go much farther towards explaining it, whilst on the other hand they were 110! very well acquainted with the nature of the subject about which they were complaining. Ik will mnerallv be admitted that the greatest proor.,u m ins from want in llra lfor.l Has nceo ammiSai mo " The mi- distre;;s iu ! of tho (TOJtlaTS .i. fn,n,i,,t. n,n dfnu ation to tionuon une .11,3 . r- fel!Hv will, and Messrs. Rand and Walker also knew that they ll.e.n-s-lv.'s had lately in'ro bleed machines into their own establishments thai would accnunt for the unr-niployinent of more wooiconibers than all the French merinos imported would require. I have been told that thovhave substituted machine combing for hand combing to a much groa'er extent than this. Rut supposing they have subsisted the machine for a thousand eombws, these thousand on-iiners would not be over-tolled to comb e.ich saiba. of woo, (about KU'hs. of top) in one week, and this would, according to their Ihium; account for th" displacement of as many combers (among-t 'whom Ih" distress in lb-adfoni chiefly exis s) as would be required to comb all tho wool for nil the French merinos they say ar ,..i,.a iiur then, we have another reajon lor 111, Hr,idford,which these two gentlemen were, belter than any other two in the town, acquainted with, equal iu extent to the ono tlioy named, but of which we do not bear of their having said ono word. This is, however, going partly on tho assumption Hint lb dhOW pieces of French merinos, said to he imported, have displace.. JO.nnil nieces of a similar fabric previously made in this neighbourhood ; an assumption so grossly false, that no man at all acquainted wilh the trade would make it, and at the some nine believe it. It is wU known liv !hoe who are most likely to have certain knowledge on the subject', Hiatal no time within tbe last ix years have so many as in 000 pieces of worsted warp double twilled merinos been made ia one year, and this is the only cloth which can at all be said to resemble "the French merino. Rut ns Mr. W.'s leller refeiB ,.1,, .,! f ;. i-,..-,. ;,,,nriaiinn of French merinos, I may stnta a-io'tlier fact which cannot be controverted, and that la ih-.it for the twelve months immediately prreioiis 10 ino ujm.uiuu ui 0.1 Feel's tnrilf, by which these goods ware, admitted free, not two thommd nieces were made here ; so inni 11 ncnin i,a.m Wed ihe manufacture of this fabric at all, it did it when a duty of nearly Is ner cent, was levWcl nnon them, supposing, noai, ior ,rm,mr. ,!.- 1,nl U.U tniifl' destroyed tho manufactuv . 1,. ,',i!! tinid nn.nan niocosl, pray how many would tho manufacture of that number (lad employment for ? Certainly not Ml. How slupUIly absurd, then, does it appear to put this forward as a principal reason for the distress, to aid in the relief of which they went to ask tho aid of government. Ihe tru.h is, we never possessed tho trade represented by the French merinos, and therefore could never lose it ; and for any person f 0 " assort !o th contrary, indicates an ignorance not only of the character of the f ibric itself, hut of lh whole question. If tho moderate protection Mr. W talks ol land how much that is it would be difficult lo say, if bis pocket interest is to determine the amount) wore replaced today, if would not cause a simile piece of the worsted warp double twills formerly manufactured here to be made again. I do not mean to insinuate that Messrs. Rand and "vv alitor are to be blamed for the c-Heels of the introduction of combing machines into their establishments j far from it; fortius only proves them to ba spirited tradesmen, who keen in the front ranks cf their bumiess ; 'or if Ihe machine economizes labour and cheapens production, no rower in Hi-adl'ord could prevent it being brought into operation either here or elsewhere, ami in either ease its effects would have been precisely the same in the end. Rut I think they may fair y be blamed forgoing u.i to London and making a great fuss about the effect of things thev did not understand, and neglecting to mention things they did undersland, which had a much greater hearing upon the object they had in view. I think any candid mind win at once admit, that had tins reason been stated tvlr.., the substitution of macain-:ry rui- n..m to a considerable extent), instead of the ono uiey urn tiuw, have bcn much more likely to havo secured tho nid thc-y sought ; for it would have li-eu seen at once 10 no a im ir"."j which time would soon correct, and would have noon w to haveinfluced Gavoramont to gnat that aid than the foolish reason (hey tiled to thrust forward as me pnniaiy, .1 one, tor tho distress that prevailed. . . , The real secret, however, of ibis conduct on meir pari arise u...u circumslanc.es probably not so well known (nltliougn jnu ' . ,, columns to puff, some wesks ago, the "Royal British Merino manufactured by Messrs. Walker I. 1 no laci is, umj "' ing latterly to manufacture this said French merino, and they have failed of success, which no doubt must be very mortifying lo thorn, and quite accounts for Ibeir sensitiveness on the subject. Ihe chief rencon of their failure is their not having tlie macumery 1 for the production of tlie yarn from winch these iiioric uid m France : let them overcome this and a few other minor dimcultii s, and ,.,,, i, i,,,n of a very short time they will be able not only to undcr-sell the French manufacturer in this market, but in foreign ,iirit(,tq. in suite of bis bounty, All tho nonsense in their . a . ..1 ., i h i.,i,nw '' l liiniled i'--iin-sacv." &c. do with French merinos at all events, and they are only rays t,f mg if iiw-tf think so: for I know it 10 ire'". Gentlemen, Being as desirous as yon can be "to dispense wilh merely personal matters," in which, I presume you think you have indulged sufiiciently already, I will not occupy your space beyond what is absolutely needful, in replying to your last remarks. A great subject is involved in the question of " Free Trade," and ihe sooner we arrive nt tho decision to make " Reciprocity" the basis of our arrangements in the admission of the labour of foreign c.tmnu-ius. the beiUr for tbe interes's of the British nation. T!;e bcualy given oy foreitjn governments to encourage me ami' nient of their manufactures to this and other markets, forms the most injurious feature of foreign competition ; as this is not, met i- n nvntectlve duty on the part of our government. The fact of oilier manu'ticSuring nations having imposed heavy duties, or an entire prohibition, upon our productions, is a point which can only he viewed as lessening still further the demand for British goods. If you can show that whilst foreigners (who will not receive our inmoifnntures without a heavy du'y, as, for example, the frenca) are emnloyed iu Einiplying the wants of this nation, and snpersediug 11,,, inhmir nf thn workiiiE neot.lo of the manufacturing districts when they cannot be turned to any other employment, but have 10 be kept by their neighbours iu miserable idleness, through the medium of charily or the poor-rates, is consistent with common sense, or compatible with a prosperous munition 01 tne communuy nroium , I have done with my opposition to what is called "political economy." Hut in briefly advening to tho points for which I now address you, I may remark Unit, on the calculations which I have made, I rest' the statement of excess of bounty on merinos over the duty paid on imported wool as correct; but when these goods are made from wool grown in the country which exports them, the bounty is still more in favour of the foreigner. Haying in my last letter shown the inaccuracy of your statements regnraing the weight of merinos, I am not aware that further details will place the matter in a more intelligible form. I must beg to demur to your estimate of wages and profit upoH a given amount of " worsted" goods, and I repeat that ' our woreted exports, properly so called, form a comparatively small portion of the exports of this country." It ought to he unnecessary for me to say that I do notconsider woollens to be worsted, nor should goods which are made of cotton, silk, or linen u'nrp, and which also contain a considerable portion of other than " worsted" icet, he called " worsted goods," for the simple reason that the silk, cotton, and linen are not " worsted." Your indiscriminate and arbitrary assumption of quantities and value of " worsted goods," and your quotations from the Economist newspaper, may suit your purpose very well, but my figures are derived from tho Parliamentary returns of the present month, which include under the head of " woollen yam and manufactures" all woollens and worsteds, and also such goods as contain a portion of woollen or worsted yarn. But you surely have no right to class the whole variety of manufactures in the West Riding, fcc, under the denomination of " worsted goods," when the matter in questiou is the staplo manufacture of Bradford. I am coiitsnding for the importance of retaining the make of fabrics entirely of ' worsted," which, as expons, are not very large; but which, as a home trade, now taken from us by thefroe importation of foriigu merinos, &c, have, in former years, proved of immense advantage in affording employment to this district. To say nothing of Ihe loss of demand for worsted yarns by the influx from abroad" of othtr goods, wholly or iu part worsted, which before Ihe removal of the duty were extensively made in several manufacturing towns of England and Scotland, which derived their supply of yarnB principally from Bradford, I may stale that the 50,n(ill pieces of merinos alone, which you call " insignificant" would employ about 5,000 persons. I have, therefore, no hesitation in exposing myself again to the risk of your animadversions by re-asserting that the destruction of the merino trade is " a principal cause" of Ihe distress of this town and neigtuiourliood. The restoration of tranquillity on the Continent of Europe will only, in a still greater degree, increase foreign competition ; and then, I predict, your boasted free trade principles will, from many other quarters, be condemned, as based upon a theory which will not stand the test of experience. I remain, Gentlemen, Your obedient servant, Bradford, 30th Aug. UMB. - W. WALKER. GREAT LOSS OF LIFE. In the whole of our impression of last week, we were enabled to give authentic details, as far as it had then been possible to arrive at them, of the fate of the Ocean Monarch packet ship and her passengers. The extent of the calamity, we regret to have now to state, has turned out to be quite as serious and melancholy as at first reported, and the new and harrowing details obtained from various sources are daily added to the details previously possessed. Connected with tlie deplorable event many narratives have appeared, and as they will be looked for, no doubt, with anxiety by many, and with deep, though painful interest, by all our readers, we subjoin the most important portions : THE CAPTAIN'S STATEMENT. Captain Murdock, the commander of the ill-fated vessel, gives the following narrative of the sad affair : " The Ocean Monarch sailed from the river at day-light in the morning, in tow of a steam-tug. A fresh 'breeze was blowing at the time. About eight o'clock the pilot and the steam-tug left us. We made all sail, aud proceeded to sea. Nothing of any consequence occurred until about twelve o'clock, when the order to 'tack ship' was given. We were then about six miles this side of the Great Orms head. After the yards were hauled, the steward of the ship came up and told me that one of tho passengers had lit a fire in one of the ventilators in the attei uurt of the ship. I sent an othcer ana one man with the steward to see to tho matter to put out the fire and to bring up Hie delinquent. I at once went below, and discovered smoke nroceedius into the main cabin, through one of the after state-rooms We betian, without delay, to throw water down ; but in five minutes afterwards, indeed almost instantly, the after part of Ihe ship hurst into flames. We put the ship before the wind in order to lessen the draft, but wore obliged to bring her to again. The firo produced the utmost, confusion amongst the passengers all appeared infatuation and despair 3 ells and screams of the most horrifying description were given all couirol over tbeni was lost ; my voice could not be heard, nor my oi-tiers obeyed. Finding that nothing could be done with the yarJs, I caused both of the anchors to be let go, that the ship's head might be to wiud, and tlie Are be kept as abaft as possible. The passengers crowded in numbers to the bowsprit, to avoid the heat of the Hames; many, iu alarm and despair, leaped overboard ; and, although soars and all loose materials lying about deck were thrown out for them to cling 10, a groat majority were drowned. " In Fpite of all that could be done, the flaineB increased, I gave order, to get the boats out. Two of them were got out, but before the lashings of the others could be cut, they were enveloped in llaraos. The male ana several of the passengers, with part of the crew, got Into one of the boats which was lowered, and a portion of the crew, with Borne passengers, into the olher. The last thing which I did was to throw over-board a top-galhnit yard, with the assistaeco of the carpenter and one or two men, Willi a rope attached to it to make it fastalonside, and to tell the people to jump overboard and cling to it. Then finding the flames approaching so rapidly that I could neither get forward nor aft, I was obliged to heave myself overboard, and cling lo the spar for a short time; but finding that there were too many already clinging to it, I swam to a b:nrd which fortunately floated near us, and after remaining in the water about half an hour, was picked up by the boat belonging to the Qia'fii of the Ocean, " I should perhaps have stated before, that, seeing our disaster, the Queen 0 the Ocean yacht, owned by Thomas Littledale, Esq., of Liverpool, with 11 party nf his friends on board, hove down to us, lowered lmr boat, and the craw, with indefatigable esertion3, were tho means of saving the lives of thirty-two. In the meantime, while the yacht was rendering every assistance in her power, the Brazilian war steamer Alfonzo, and the Prince of Waics steamer, bound to Bangor, with the packet -ship Arte World, sent their boats, and were the means of saving many that were clinging to the wreck, and floating about on the spare ; their exertions were great and praiseworthy. The IJiifiii of ihe Ocean remained alongside till three o'clock, and when she had done all that was possible to do, set sail for Liverpool. Mr. and Mis. Dow, of filasgow, Mr. Sothwith, and Mr. Fellowes.aro amongst the cabin passengers whom I know 10 have been saved. "As to the origin of the fire, I differ from a published statement that I have seen. There was no wooden ventilator on board the ship; the ventilators were of iron. The lire originated, in my opinion, from smoking, amongst the steerage passengers; the night before several pipes were taken from them. The fire was instantaneous live minutes after it wns discovered, the whole stern of the ship was in flames. The cargo consisted of iron, dry goods, salt, and earlhenware, the latter being packed iu crate3 stuffed with straw. "There were, I calculate, about ,180 souls altogether on board, but as we had not completed our classifying arrangements, tbe exact number I cannot possibly tell. There were, I think, .11 first and second cabin, aud 3117 sleernge passengerB ; the crew consisted of 42 hands, including myself." THE CLERKSHIP TO THE LEEDS BOAliD OF GUATiDIANS. letters &c. has nothing to thetiuolvo. .- more for labour in the 1 the same products it is which I have m-dinni-v times tho French manufacturer pay J:n- .. ... r mr.,..'.,viw tho fabric than u .... :.. n.,M.,i cn ii.nt tlmtinst nf labour for the piorluc- tinn of ' this fabric will' not prevent their success, provided they can produce the cloth ; and as lo the question of currency well known that in France capital is charged 0 per cent ..a,in,0,rri inoro limited: as vet, however not heard that any of their much boasted "Royal Britidl Merinos will s'anfl comparison with the French fabric, made from a corresponding quality of wool, either as to bcau'y o'f appearauce, rit-b-nessof U-xturo.or real utility, leaving entirely out of the qnestion the price. But oven had tlioy been able to pnime a cloth fully roual in all respects to the French merino, and as cheap as the French manufacturer can ptftt.' it, they would have been wanting in that common sort of sense which most tradesmen possess, ha 1 bey tried to any great extent duriig the last two years. During that period it has not been tbe question with tbe French mnfa.ai what could he make his cloth at, but what could he set . a , and ... , ,iircno hof.wson ho. ni: obliged to sell, ana nost ineu iiuu' ui v-iMc,.,..., - .:. f -nvmco making to order. What lias been he ...o more than where this fabric is ciueuy mantiuu; . .. one-half the manufacturers have become insolvent d ... ing fat l'"10' and on an average ono-fialf the machinery in tho district l as been Z ZL the areater portion of it; aud I have heard it stated on t officials of that district, that was reduced troni ... nii,it nf mm nf the fiovemmen . ' . , r r.rti,la l.-ind of fabric must have been enormously heavy at uh. ' onmsirison with the demand, ana wnicn -v- been cleared off so as to came any incroas 1 .. i""" " " . The letter addressed 0 1 way the statements pears to free too "'. V. . m; Walker's to the Leeds contained m it, oiu ...e. -- - -- . .. Mercru. of last Saturday, which wou - nnothor of tho deputation lias inane iq...i..j mo . . themselves, if he said what is attributed to him. The as ,age is tins Another of the deputation instantly corrooouii.w..j , talihiL- Sit- Osoree Grey that before IMS, his firm alone had finished 1 ."HO pieces per week of Brit ish merinos, and that tne m.iite had now become nearly extinct," Now if this paragraph means an -thing at all bearing on the subject, it means that they finished .,0110 pieces of merinos per annum, which aro now displaced by Irencli merinos. That gentleman's chancier stands far too high for rae lo behove for a moment that ho meant to say any such thing, for no one kaoivs better than lumsolt, Hint never 111 any innu "10 the trade of B-adfor-:! has so many as one-fifth of that number of pieces betn made in ono year, of wor3led warpJnnlfc Twilled merino; indeed, I cannot for a moment suppose that he ever said anything Unit would convey the meaning contained in tho panngn quoted from Mr. Walker's letter, unless I first suppose that be, like Messrs. R md and Walker, scarcely understood what he was saying. There is one Question. I think, may be asked these gentlemen, which they may try to answer to their own satisfaction if they can ; it is this If the Committee who appointed tlie deputation had been aware that Messrs. Rand and Walker meant to allege as a "principal cause" of the distress in Bradford, the free importation of French merinos, would that committee have allowed thoni to go on any such footing, nt their own expense ? I think they wouid not, and in Ibis ease I think they may be charged with taking advantage of Ibeir character as a deputation for nromotiiig their own individual views, and more especially when they meant to attack Die principle of free trade, which, whatever Mr. Walker may think, is believed in bv a laro m-jaritv of tho tradesmen of Bradford-indeed, I i-Ulur question w lnglier Ibere is a spinner or manufacturer 111 Bradford that holds the same views on the subject that he does. The sequol of the whole mailer, instead of proving a blow at free trade isl kelv to end in showing their ignorance, not only of tne effect of free tr.de In French merinos, but as to the general opera-! on of the principle on tho worsted trade altogether. The opinion TO TflE EDITORS OF THE LEEDS MERCURY. Gentlemen, Mr. Beckwith has replied to my letter containing retnaiks upon his absence from office during oilice hours, inserted in your paper of the 13.li inst., and although I am quite sure it is such a reply as must be as unsatisfactory to that gentleman liiiu-seli, as to any of your readers because it does not meet tlie objection raised slill it is perhaps as good an excuse as, under tlie circumstances, was in his power to make. It is not directly denied by Mr. Borkwith that it is Ills duty to attend the office from ten to four o'clock every day, but he says " that such a thing was never contemplated is obvious from all the circumstances attendant upon mv appointment ;" and then goes on to state that lie left a situation where he had "11 fixed salary of JS,KHi perannum," and therefore it was no! likely he should seen an appointment wnere the remuneration would not exceed about W a year. All I have to say upon the case, as it ia thus put before your readers, is this, that nothing is more difficult than to assign motives for men's conduct ; but that even such an occurrence as ho has deemed unlikely to happen, has be'oro now taken place. I grant that if ihe salary of ,3111) per annum hud been like!; to continue, it doos seem very singular, not so much that he should have consented to the office hours for in all reason they are easy and gentlemanlike enough but that . , . i.. ti.,. .01..,. nf nio.1- tr llio P.narOinns at all. nesnoutu nave tiuuyut me im.-b u. . .. ... ..... 1 it. tnil - ,l,t I10 l,nri n w.'ibirtr nf l-or now stanns me cum-.- n 1,3 - - - j " i;0 per annum, with the option of undertaking nnyexlra pro-" fessiocal duly as a short-hand writer that might offer, for his own " advantage." Well, what does be obtain iu exchange for these when appointed clerk ? Exactly this : an income wtucn, accoi-umg to his own showing, would not amount to more than about 225 a year, with, as be himself would now put it, " the option of undertaking extra professional duly as a short-hand writer." Just the same advantages iu that respiCt, as be bad iu his previous situation, but with the certain! of hoeing about 7.7 per aimum less of income ! This does indeed seem extraordinury. I think Mr. Beckwith will have to make out " the circa instances attendant upon his an-p.iintiiMnt" to be somewhat more congruous than they teem at present, before he will become entitled to draw such inferences us he now wishes to do from them. But why trouble the rate-payers of Leeds with inferential deductions upon a sal jeot of so much importance to himself, and to the interests of the town at large, when direct and unequivocal evidence of the terms of the agreement made by the Guardians with hlm-of thoinoaiiinirof which there cannot he the shadow of a doubt-wns within the power of Mr. Beckwith to lay before your renders ? Why not at ooco turn to the minutes of the Board of Guardians made on his appointment taking place, which are in his own keeping, and very probably in his own writing ? Ii may possibly lie within the recollection of some of your readers, that several professional gentlemen, solicitors, were candidates for the situation of clerk, as well as Mr- BocUwiih tliree of whom sent testimonials which uu to u discussion at the hoard, at the time of ihe eleciion, as to the expediency of appointing 0 p.-ofeisional gentleman, on the ground of his knowledge of legal subjects. Mr. Martin Cawood, who was wishful to bestow the office upon Mr. Beckwith, urged that the latter possessed as much legal knowledge upon the subjects likely to come before them as anv matt in the town of Leeds ; and that in electing him there would be this advantage, they could have the whole of his time within the hours wnicn u wuu.u tsndance at tbe office, which a solicitor could not be expected to pive It was therefore resolved, belore proceeding to the election,- That.')5ll a year shall be the salary of the clerk, the duties of " whose ofiice are defined in article 43 of the rules and regulations ad-" dressed lo the overseers of the poor of the township of Leeds, by the Foor-law Commissioners, and dated (i!h of December, 1(144, "and that mt shall attbmo the omen ?aoM trm to toijh " o'clock 11AH.V, and at all other times tehen his services mag be " rciiulred by the Board '" , Now, I ask why Mr. Beckwith, instead of talking flippantly about "Ware's nests," had not the candour to send you a copy of this resolution at once ? He has not dealt fairly with the public; they were entitled to know the case exactly as it stood ; and instead of doing this, to tell them about "circumstances attendant upon his nnnoinlment," is to endeavour to lead them from the truth, and deceive them, his evident from the tenor of this resolution, which is a verbatim copy of that passed by the Guardians, that so far from Sir Beckwith having a right to absent himself Iromhf. oflicaatnny time between ten and four, the board has, inaddition lo those hours, , . . ,,i oorvicps " at all other times," when they may require them. I beg therefore further to ask, If this is not really ' 4 . i. ...a ir kin nliooTifd tYnm his nffipn in flin 11 av rino en KR I WWW XX mo iiu. - - manner', and to the extent mentioned in my previous letter, is not in fact " a violation of a public engagement on the par of a public servant " and if " an immediate stop ought not to be put 10 it.' ' Mr neclfwith claims for himself, that the duties of Ins office, not ... t,in f,ono,,t absence, are well and efficiently per formed. I will assume Ibis to be the case, and beg respectfully to ,.. f th Guardians to the circumstance. The C,ll 1MB ..,:. la tn their flsrlf'l flRTVinOJ ft nr. nnfl WBtu cuntim . " 36' horns per week, and more 11 tnay required Mow t is in evmence, tacit.y aumiueo Guardians bargain six hours per day, or I , that he has iu ono week appropriated as much as twelve ours out of the 3(1, or one-third of the time, to his own private 1 and vetl ad sufficient leisure to perform all that has been r-nri nf inn 18 t-.ltuiv tu wi req' How then daea It happen, when M . "" " ' ..e entered into an engagement to "m0 l. V 11 Z . 1 nMn aneiuented M a year ? Surely there K' J i tvne' ine very extraordinary in this course !of proceedln. a, a",Vt r te-n,..vers sbotild be explained. Beside ... T.i,.!ti, cm ha soared so much time from his oflico, without -..ji i'(i, interests of the township, which he denies to hav ! i,tf.vcr suffered from his absence, then it is evident, , 1 the creator part of the duties of Clerk to the Guardians can be ... , ,,,, ciimrdiunlo, who is receiving about oiie-thirci ot nn 'alary of his principal. Would it not therefore be an c-nsy matter to ' . .. n,o onnervision of the assistant, bv Mr. Beckwith, or some other competent person devoting, say four hours a day, giving him n proportionate remuneration ; which, according to Ihe fcale on , .1,0 m-iVlnal arrangement with Mr. B. was made, would be G 100 per annum ? I submit, with all due deference to tho Guard-ti,",,i it Mr. Dscltwith's statements are coirect, this can be very readily done, aud tho town be as well served as it is now ; and that whatever saving can a any lime ue legitimately eiiuciuu uj body, but especially when tho poor-rales nte Ss. 4d. in the pound, nnnum, tho rate-payers ore fully entilled to claim nt tneir nanus. I now appeal to the GuardiauB 01 tne t'oor to no meir uuiy to wo township in this matter, Aud remain, Gentlemen, yonr's, Jic. Lseds, AuS. 24th, 1(140. A RATE PAYER. por n STATEMENT OF MR. J. R, PROES. The following is the account given hy Mr. J. R. Froes, the Brazilian Vice-Consul at Liverpool, who was on board the Ajlbnso steam frigate : " We HrBt saw a ship on fire a little after twelve o'clock. The order was given immediately to steer for her, By the time we got to within hailing distance all her masts were gone ; we ourselves saw tlie main and fore masts go. We dropped nnchor as soon as we got tin to her, aud we were then as near as the flames would permit. As we could not run alongside, we lowered without any delay four boats and sent them to Iter, with an officer In charge of each, Admiral Grenfelt and the Marquis de Lisbon jumped into another, and also rowod for her. Subsequently we let fall one of the paddle life-boats. Tin's assistance was timely: by these means we saved J5(J persons, There was great confusion, but there was nothing neglected on the part of the officers and crew ef our frigate. The boats brought Ihe survivors alongside of us, and one by one were hauled on deck all of them more dead than alive, We did all we could for them. The wonun and children received everv attention ; the children, particn larly, were carefully looked after by the Princess de Joinville and the Duchess d'Auiuaie. The two Princes, elsewhere, gave every assist tince ia their power, and used every possible exertion in seconding the captain in his arduous endeavours. The whole parly on board (lie Alfonso interested themselves most nobly first, for tbe proserva tion of the unfortunate passengers of the Ocean Monarch and next, for the comfort and benefit of the survivors. The persons on board ihe Alfonso gave up nearly all their wearing apparel to the poor pas seiigers ; many of thorn, for the relief of others, divested themselves almost completely of clothing. We thought nt half-past one that we had iiicked up all the crew of the Ocean Monarch, hut I have since heard that two aro missing. Mr. Litiledale's yacht had arrived to give succour before us, The Prince of II ales steamer on her passage hence toHmigor) camo upafterus. We saw the Cambria Welsh boat) pass ; but she never hove to, and showed no inclination to giv assistance. It is said iu town that she did signal to other boats to look nut. but we never saw the signal on board tho Alfonso. The people on board the Prince cf ll'alcs deserve every credit for hu manity; they made immense exertions, and succeeded, I believe, in getting off twenty persons. The seaman who distinguished himseif in saving life was Frederick Jerome ; he belonged to the JWt'.' World which was lying near. He is, I understand, a native of Portsmouth, fwe have heard from another quarter that he is an American!. His efforts were incredibly great 1 at the very least, he himself preserved ten persons from destruction. His Gallantry was conspicuous. Tho Prince de Joinville noticed him, and when he came on board, after his labours, railed him on deck, shook hands warmly with him, complimented him eagerly, and in a manner most princely presented him with a handful of gold coins. We returned to the Sloyne about eight o'clock, and we then landed 145 passengers ; some of them were put on board Ihe President. We were not able to make any very complete arrangements, but wo got surgeons fertile wounded and disabled, and saw that they were well looked after. There were very few of tboae witli us seriously injured. I think, out of Lib" we got off, not more than ten have been 111 ich wounded. It is very difficult lo estimate tlie exact loss of life. There were 3DD persons, passengers and crew, on board the Ocean Monarch, and after accounting for all those as yet known to have been saved, there still remain 1 7-1 people missing. The Princes left Liverpool this morning for London. They have left behind them a handsome donation for the benefit of the survivors." THE STATEMENT OF THE SURGEON. Mr. Ellis, surgeon onboard the Ocean Monarch, gave the following testimony : He acquits the captain altogether of She culpability which has been charged against him by a contemporary. In his opinion the captain and mate did all that it was possible for men to do under the circumstances. The contain, in the first ple.ee, took all the necessary steps to check the conflagration, and afterwards behaved with the greatest promptitude 1 but all his exertions were rendered fruitless by the confusion produced by the terror which spread among the pas3enger3. The captain stuck to the ship until the fragments of the blazing mainmast were falling about mm ; nc am not leave until it was an possibility any longer to stand the heat between the two fires raging fore and aft. He hud groat difliculty, 111 fact, in saving lus own life at tho last, and ha certainly saved the lives of others by his instructions to those who hesitated to throw themselves into the water, and there trust to the spars. Mr. Ellis was picked up by a pilot-boat, out 0? one of the Otwn Monarch's boats, (the mole's,) almost swamping nt the time with Ihe heavy soas, and was afterwards ilaced on board a Wexford smack, the ytift-Vi. air. tins mentions in incident not at all creditable to the crew of the pilot-boat (sup posed to be Welsh.) One of tho passengers, a Mr. Powell, Han stripped himself on account of wet, and could only obtain the covering of a blanket from the people on board Ihe pilot-boat by surrendering, in exchange, 0 silver watch. Mr. Ellis believes that one passenger still remains In this boat ; ho;remained because he was perfectly naked, and could get no ciotnes given to nun. nir. jmiib, like the majority of the other passengers, has lost every thing by the fire. As a professional man, his sacrifices ore even more to he re gretted than those of others. He has lost bis diploma, (granted by the Royal College ot surgeons,; an nia instruments, oooks, ic. Mr. Ellis states that tne nre nrst appeareu in tne cauin, tint. 110 inert;-fore qneslionsthe statement that it was occasioned hy tbe carelessness of an emigrant in the steerage. Mr. E1U3 was sitting In the camn, ren-linc nt twelve o'clock in the day, when the flenontl steward rushed in and said that the ainp was on nre, a moy, 0; tne name of Andrews, was in the cabin, also reading, at the same time; she was greatly nlarmed : he believes that this unfortunate lady, witli her daiishter, a child, nine years old, has been lost. Mr Andrews, the husband of this lady, has been savd. At the time the fire brolo nut, a great number of the emigrants were lying sea-sick, In their berths, and he attributes the subsequent confusion to the alarm produced by these running naked on deck. In this way many of the children were lost. The tug-boa;, wmcn toon inera out or tne river, had not left them half an hour, when the first smoke was seen had she stayed a little while longer with them, every human being would have been saved. STATEMENT OP AN EYE WITNESS WHO WAS ON BOARD THE " PRINCE OF WALES." "We left the Mersey this morning, at eleven a.m., and had not nrcceaded far before we descried a-hend of us what we conceived to he a steam-boat from the smoke wo saw, but as we came nearer a sheet of fire was clearly perceived, and the Brazilian sceam frigate Affonso, lying at anchor not far from her ; by and by corpses were seen floating past us in considerable numbers. Tlie boats were then immediatelv ordered to be lowered and manned. As soon as the men tvere in the first boat, a poor fellow, quite linked, was seen floating sunnotted by 11 life-buoy. They made for him, and got him onboard As they were cmiing alongside the vessel a child, two or three years old, was also picked up, but life was nenrly extinct, nnd it expired when taken on board, a few minutes after. We were, I dare say, about 100 yards from Iter bow, where all Ihe poor unfortunate creatures were some holding by ropes, others stowed away beneath tho bowsprit ; many were young children, fourteen of whom were saved, and, in fact, they were the whole that were on the wreck, by a bravo fellow named Frederick Jerome, an Englishman, of the A'cio World, who fearlessly ventured his life by plunging bitn3elf into Iho sea, with a rope made fast round tlie upper part of his body, and eventually succeeded in re-cuing the poor creatures, who had not the power or resolution to throw themselves off, so that they mLht he picked hy the boats. Ho calmly slung one after the other aafely down a perilous task indeed ; and by different modes they were rescued from their the thrilling sensations that the vessel's appearance occasioned on allof us. A beautifully characteristic feature of d.s.nterestea human kinti-neB wns Bliown by an old man from Glossop, apparently about alxty years of age ; he sat on the edge of one of the sides of the headB beneath the bowsprit, holding in his arms a beautiful child from two to three years old. The old man says it clung to him after its mother had sunk, and he took it in hia arms till he and it were saved. They were the very last that were taken from the wreck. The poor old fellow's hands were much burned by keeping hold of the chain, which increased in heat. One young female, from Rochdale, Is saved, who had five friendB on hoard. Each of her five relations took hold of a rope to slide down, to be within reach, as they thought, of the boats around, but they all one after thsother, were launched into eternity before her eyes. Though seeing what happened to her friends, she, nevertheless, was in the act of following their example, when a female snatched the rope from her, and met the same fate ns those who had used it befors. She, in consequence, was deprived, as she thought, of having a chance of saving her life, and remained, she said, perfectly resigned to her fate; but Providence had interfered, and given her a way to escape which she did not expect. One poor fellow, a tin-plate worker, from Salford, 1 think ho said, swung lnra-aelf down a considerable way to lay hold of a rope that was endeavoured to be thrown tohlm ; be did not catch It, but ho said within himself, ibis is tbe moment for me to save myself, and in an Instant he plunged into the sea after it a desperate effort indeed, considering he could not swim but he caught hold of it. and after being carried up and down in the raging sea a miracle it. was his brains were not dashed out by the pieces of wreck floating around her bows he was saved. A female, in the early part of this Bad disaster, had let herself down wilh a rope, and had got, I believe, on or very near a piece of wreck alongside, but no sooner had ahe descended, than tbe heaving of the troubled sea. and pieces of wreck that were around her, twisted her up twofold as it were ; her lifeless body was fast fixed to Borne rigging ropes that had warped round it, and at every rise and fall of the billows there was this woful spectacle presented to our eyes. The living we had to secure, nnd could not, therefore, risk lives to save her poor remains. We also observed a female form, with a child clasped firmly in her arms, floating away, but life perfectly extinct.. I have only to add to this hurried description that the brave fellow who acted so nobly, wis presented with a subscription raised onboard tba Prince of Wales, and clothes from the good-hearted engineer of the boat. He had lost all Ih'b clothes in the hurry of saving the lives of the poor sufferers of the Ocean Monarch. May the blessing of Him, which alone raaketh rich, ever attend upon hum STATEMENTS OF PASSENGERS. Mary Ann Taylor, of No. 1, Victoria-place, Leeds, who was one of the passengers, gave a very heartrending picture of the melancholy occurrence. Her husband, James Taylor, who is an overlooker of power-looms, is now settled in America, and she with her two children, were going to join him. As the water wns rough outside, she became sea sick, and lay down, but was roused from bed by the alarm of fire. She ran upon deck, and having ascertained that the rumour was true, returned into her berth tor her clnldren. Even then the smoke wn3 so thick down below that she was nearly suffocated. She, however, got her children, returned upon deck, and there remained until, like others, she could remain no longer. She left the deck scorching her feet. She then tied her two children one a girl about four years old, the other a boy nearly two years of age to ner own ooay, By means ot a rope ana a nanaicer-chief which she picked up, and let herself down into tlie water holding her offspring on her back with one hand, and letting herself down with the other. She got hold of the nggtng, wlncli, she said, was literally covered with human beings, and clung to it ; but the water, which was rough dashed over her and the children, and soon suffocated them. As the dead bodies were weighing her down, an Irishman loosed the rope and they fell into the water. Joshua Wilson, a printer, who lived in Berkley-Street, Strangeways, Manchester, says "Between twelve and one o'clock I was on deck, watching the mate divide the tobacco for Ihe sailors. As he was going below, to put away what he had not disposed of, the steward came up stairs and told the captain that there was a fire on board. Of this the captain took no notice, but ordered the men to shift the sails, as they were then running inland, Several people, having seen smoke, soon began to call out "Fire, fire!" but still tlie captain took no notice. The crew than ran up to him, shouting "Fire .'"and be told them to throw water on it. Buckets, however, could witli difficulty be found ; nnd there seemed to be only two or three on board. If there were more, they could not be found, The captain told the sailors to go below and see it the lire was in the steerage. These who went soon returned, and told him that it wns there. He then went up to the cabin, and opened the door, and several of the crew went with him and opened tlie hatchways. The passengers rushed about and procured every utensil or thing, no matter how sm ill, with which to throw water 011 the Amies. We omit a passage strongly censuring the captain. Shortly afterwards tlie cook lowered a barrel Into the water, on which lie floated about for a short lime, and then, I think, be was drowned. At this time tlie flames, which extended very rapidly, were coming up the steerage, and all the passengers had congtegated on Ihe forecastle. The fire soon seized hold of the masts ; one of them fell, and killed several of the people on the forecastle ; but it afterwards served to save many lives, for persons threw themselves overboard, swam to it, and there clung. Tbe falling of the other masts did not, I think, do any harm, as they went aft. The masts and rigging were used by many as means of floating. Many people held on to different parte of tbe vessel till their hands were burnt, and then they dropped into the sea. The scene on board the blazing ship was awful. There was the crackling of the flames, the roaring of tlie cow, the noise of the sheep, the screaming and prayers of the distracted men and women, all anxious to save themselves and their families, if they could, but with little hope that they should effect it, having only the fire on one hand, and water on the other. But few tears were Bbed hy the passengers. The sailors cried and prayed most. One Portuguese sailor made on awful noise. About twenty or thirty people, to escape tbe flames, perched on and clung to the bowsprit ; but it nt last gave way ; they fell into the water, and I think most of them were drowned. Shortly nftor that occurrence I saw a small boat coming from a steamer. I tied my child to my wife, went overboard, and she was to have followed me ; hut whether she was thrown down or fell I know not : but she came upon my neck when I was in the water, A wave came and separated me from her. I tried all I could to reach aud save her, but I could not. Both wife and child were drowned." John Bell, machine-maker, who lived at 13, Walter-street, Manchester, and worked at Fairbairn's establishment, gave the following account ; About a quarter past twelve o'clock, I saw smoke coming from the Captain's cabin. Then un rushed two dark coloured men, one of whom came to two snilora with whom I wns standing, nnd said "The ship is on fire." They ran with about four or five buckets of water, and then Btopped a considerable time. Tho Bteward told the captain that the vessel wns on fire, and he only said, " Throw some water on it." The rumour of what had occurred soon spread and nil their efforts were of no use. When they again told the cap tain that the ship was on fire, be took no notice of them but or dered the sails to be shifted about. As tlie flames spread and became visible, the neonle said, "What are we to do, capinin?" He replied, " Do the best you can for yourselves ; I am no longer your captain." He, however, ordered two anchors to he thrown out, nnd lie anchored us there. He stood rendy to lake off himself. The passengers, as the flames spread, lefl the steerage, and took to the forecaatle, where we s'ayed in that situation for some time. Signals of distress wore put up, and three vessels pluyed round in, but none of them gave us any assistance, although the flames must have been visible to them. At last Ihe South American steamer Affonso came 110, and both officers and men behaved nobly. They rendered u every assistance in Ibeir power. Tlie Prince de Joinville, who was on board, pulled oil his coat, nnd worked among the floating rigging like a common sailor, to save all he could. As tho people were taken on board Ihe steamer, they were supplied wilh brandy, coffee soup, he. ; they were rubbed when necessary to restore animation and nut to bed. Indeed, they did all for us that It was in the power of men to do. One hundred and twenty of us were laken on board, and the officers bsgged of us lo slay all night. Hero there are passages strongly censuring the captain. The noise and confusion on board the burning ship was dreadful. About two, or half-past, the masts broke and fell overboard ; they broke about six feet from the deck. As they fell, many were lamed, and others wore thrown into the water. I was on board till about three o'clock. I lost my wife. This man had no children. He was going to America in search of work. Edward Jones, a small farmer, from Irlam, near Manchester, corroborated these statements. His wife perished. Mary Ann Taylor, of No. 1, Victoria-place, Burmantofts, Leeds, gave a very heart-rending picture of the melancholy occurrence. Her husband, James Taylor, who is an overlooker of power-looms, is now settled in America, and Bhe, with her two children, was going to join him. As tlie water wns rougli outside, she become sea-aick, ant lay down, but wns roused from bed by tbe alarm of fire. She ran upon deck, and having ascertained mat the rumour was true, returned Into her berth for her children. Even then the smoke so thick down below that she was nearly euttocated. hue, How ever, got her children, returned upon neci;, ana mere reninineo until, like others, she coulrt remain no iunBei. alio 1011 tnu uecu scorching her feet. She then tied her two children one a girl about four years old, the olher a boy nenrly two years of age to her own body, by means of a rope and a handkerchief which she picked up, and let herself down into tlie water, holding her offspring on her back with one hand, nnd letting herself down with the other. She got hold of Ihe rigging, which, ahe said, was literally covered witli human heiilES, nnd clung to it ; but the water, which was rough, dashed over ber and the children, and soon suffocated them. As the dead bodies were weighing her down, an Irishman loosed the rope, and they fell into the water. A young man, named Chorios Thompson, a seaman, belonging to Liverpool, but who wns going out as passenger with has wile ono little girl, eight years of age, his niece, whose name is Alice Mortis, seeing the danger from tbe commencement, jumped into Ihe water, havine first tied the child to his back, and held on by the rfmin cable. Biinnortintr bis wife, who was also iu the water. After the lause of half an hour, the child was washed nwny; be still re tained hia hold on his wife for a considerable time, hut at length Bhe also shared tho same fate. The young man himself was saved. A young unmarried woman, from the county of Loitrim, who was almost dead when taken on hoard the AJonso, states that long after the fire had brolten out, somebody on declt-sbe thinks a remale tumbled her overboard, probably thinking that death by drowning would be a far preferable death for her than death hy Burning, nut more probable still, tho action was prompted by those maddening d almost inexplicable feelings ny which persons in sight 01 nrcan- ful and impending ruin are agitated. Tke young woman, however, nfter plunging into the water, wns borne upon Ihe tops of the waves. She seems to have floated. Sometimes sue was ascending, aim at others descending. At length she caught hold nf a hand. It was tbe hand of a dying woman. They seiz-d each other with a sort of death- grasp, nnd for some time it was a Hind ot struggle wiin iii-au us 10 who should be the conqueror or last survivor of the two. The dying woman, however, who had been shattered about the head, from having been no doubt frequently driven against Ibo hull of the burning vessel, breathed her last. Her bead sank, but her body ft laled on the water. The young woman held on by that dead body, and was absolutely saved by it, It bore her up for a considerable length of time, until nt length she wns put into a warm bed, and had brandy and olher restoratives administered to her. THE ARRIVAL OF THE " PRINCE OF lUbiw STEAMER. We stated on Saturday that this steamer, which went to the relief of the sufferers, took a number of passengers on with her to B incor. A large crowd of persons assembled to see her arrive on Friday evening. She hove in sight shortly nfter live, and there was an eager and painful rush made by the crowd to learn what passengers she had saved. On tlie vessel's approach, tho gallant Captain stood upon the paddle box, and was hailed with a round of hearty and spontaneous cheering, a gnnuymr, .,...,.,,. ..s ,u u, tho ovei't.inns of himself and crew, (treat disappointment was felt on its becoming known that the great majority of those whom this vessel had been the means of saving had been placed 011 board the Brazilian frigate, and had already arrived here, and that she now brought with her oily four-cen six men, four women, and four children : James Radcliife, from Sleaford ; Edward Sherwen (or Slvaron), Glossop ; William Molen, Mitchell's Town, comity of Cork; Hugh Armand, of Liverpool, one of the Ocean 'Monarch's crew ; Catherine Dwyer, Mitchell's Town ; Johanna Ronan, Manchester ; Mary Duneen. Killarney ; Samuel Kielden, Glossop ; Arthur Donelly, county of Armagh ; Johanna Hill, from Rochdale ; a little child, three years old, who can oniy speak Irish, and gave her name as Kate ; and a girl named Roper, from Bilston, daughter of a woman in the Northern Hospital. The poor creatures were huddled together for warmth in the engine-room. They had themselves more inquiries to make about missing friends than ability to answer the many eager questions put. They spoke in high terms of the kindness with which they had been treated on board the Prince of Wales ; and a subscription, set on foot at Menai Bridge, on their behalf, realized, in a very short period, upwards of 60. The captain stated that one man on board had been picked up floating on a spar, nearly three miles from the scene of the disaster. Samuel Fieltiing, of Glossop, another of her passengers, was the very last person picked from the burning wreck. He is an aged and infirm man, and seeing no hopes of safety in the scramoie neiow, lie touii up tne gin iwper 111 ins arms, and, lodged near tlie bow of the vessel, awaited his fate. After dreadful suspense, the brave Jerome, whom so many tongues have blessed, came to Ins deliverance, and lowered him with the child m his arms into a boat below. Ihe old man's hands are seriously scorched. Many of the passengers have been of course, severely burned. At an early stage of the calamity the clothes of some of the females took fire, and the poor creatures ran madly amongst their unhappy comrades huddled together near the how. This fearful catastrophe, as may be imagined, produced the deepest gloom in Liverpool, and, as usual, blame was very freely imputed to individuals tlie captain, the mate, and the crew. Much indignation, too, was excited by a report that the captain of the Cambria declined to render the assistance within his power. The simple facts relieve all these from censure. The captain did not leave until the crew harl gone, and conducted himself (as testified by several witnesses) with great coolness and propriety. The chief mate merits every praise ; and the captain of the Cambria, ignorant of the extent of the disaster, did not think it necessary to do more than to draw attention to the signal of distress. As we understand it, he was on his way from Bangor to Liverpool, and first saw the Ocean Monarch when three miles distant. He passed her, and when ten miles on this side of her, had his attention called to her signals of distress. There was then nearer to her the yacht, the A'iio World, another ship, and going towards her the Affonso and the Prince of Wales. Having 200 passengers on board, beine short of coals, and deeminc abundant assistance available, he continued his voyage. Tlie captain of the Orion steamer, it would appear, came to the same conclu sion, for he, too, proceeded on to Liverpool. SINKING OF THE SHIP. The Ocean Monarch went down at her anchors, on Fri day morning, at half-past one o'clock. The weather was fine, with a gentle breeze from the westward. The captain of tlie steam-tug Liver, who was about thirty yards from the- wreok when it sank, savs, that with the exception of tne solid timbers about the stem, on which was the figure-head representing Neptune, with his trident, m an almost perfect state, the fire had consumed the whole of the upper works to withm a tew inches 01 the water s edge. Indeed so even had been the work of destruction round the sides of the vessel, that it appeared to have been wrought by carpenters. The sea first made its way into the after part of the ship ; and as she gradually settled herself into the bosom of the deep, large volumes of flame, with a hissing and crackling noise, rushed into tne air, till at length, being completely engulfed, she disappeared in about fourteen fathoms, causing a heavy swell for tlie moment. When the sea became settled, nothing was to he seen of the wreck save a few pieces of mum timoer ana some spars noatmg near tne spot. MISCELLANEOUS PARTICULARS. This terrible calamity occurred in the middle of the day, almost in sight of the port of departure, and actually but a mile or two distant from the shores of their native land. Hie cottazers oh the Welsh coast were so near, that the passengers could see men gazing upon their calamity from their own doors. It aDDears that the stewardess of the vessel went down to the cabin for the purpose of removing some gunpowder, but was forced back by the flames wnicn met ner, ana sue ten dead i n reaching the deck. The Prince de Joinville left iu lor two seamen oi tne Affonso, named Francisco da Suva and Joao Candido, who exerted themselves prodigiously during the dreadful scene. Chevalier Lishoa, lUrazilian Minister to our uourt, ror- warded 100 for the crew of the frigate Alfonso. On Mon day this fact was communicated to them, when they one and all refused to receive the money, expressing a desire that it should be handed over for the benefit ot tne sufferers. We stated on Saturday that the ladv of Admiral trrenfell took charge of a child which was rescued from the burning up. It has since been claimed by a airs, ttoper, wno ues at the Northern Hospital. The meeting between the mother and child is described as having been rnosi anecting, iub nonv woman havine- nreviouslv lost all hope of ever again seeing her alive. The poor child had the horrors of the scene so strongly impressed on its mind, that during sleep it was :.. : ; nm;.l the torrnrs frnm which eviueuuy, iu iu.iagiiiiAuuii,iurtin ci".." ... --- it had been rescued, frequently starting, screaming, and muttering exclamations ot alarm. The following was published m the Manchester hxamncr, of Saturday : Our old favourite, Mr. Baker, the celebrated comedian, had a narrow escape from the Ocean Monarch. which took fire off Liverpool on 1 hursday. He was a passenger by that vessel to Boston, where he intended to fulfil an engagement into which he had entered. When the fire was raging at its worst, Air. Bauer ana some outers got; overboard, and were picked up by a fishing-boat, which conveyed them to Liverpool." Mr. Baker was not one of the passengers in the Ocean Monarch, consequently he was not subjected to the danger and distress above described. We have been informed by one of the passengers, that a poor woman, on board the Ocean ifonarch, in a state of frenzy, cut her throat, and then jumped overboard. Several of the crew of the Affonso were bruised, and otherwise injured, in the attempt to save the lives of the passengers. Tlie passengers brought up their boxes from below, and broke them open on the deck. They took out all that was valuable in the shape of money or other articles of values but the confusion was so great that a quantity of gold and silver was thrown about the deck. One person on board lost 001) and his wife and child. Mr. and Mrs. Dow, of Glasgow, had a most miraculous escape. They were for nearly two hours on pieces of timber under the bow of the vessel, and were several times driven from their position by tlie fores of the waves, hut regained it. They were ultimately taken on hoard one of the Alfonso's boats. Tlie vessel was the property of Messrs. Enoch Train and Co., of Boston, and was fully insured. Her cargo consisted of 700 tons of iron, a large quantity of salt, and some dry goods. A bag, belonging to a cabin passenger, named James K. Fellows', of Lowell, Massachusetts, was thrown overboard during the burning of the ship, and was seen to float for a considerable distance. No doubt the bag will be picked up, and its valuable contents restored to the unfortunate owner. , , Offers were made to the saved passengers to proceed out by other vessels, but they had been so terrified, that none of them availed themselves of the opportunity. Their passage-money was, therefore, promptly returned to then.. The passage-money amounted in the aggregate to about l..luo. The Mayor of Liverpool has received a communication from Lord John Russell, informing him that her Majesty has been pleased to direct that the sum ot ioU should be paid to Frederick Jerome, from the Royal Umnty Fund, in consequence of his gallant conduct in saving the lives of so many of the passengers of the Ocean Monarch, The followimr is believed to be a correct statement of the number of persons on board the Ocean Monarzh at tlie time die lett tlie Mersey : Steerage passengers 3-'- First and second cabin 'i- Captain and crew. .- SAVSM). Pci AlTouza, Brazilian steam frigate . ,, Qn-'on of the Oceau, yacht ,, Prince of Wales ,, Smack Saved Musing l.sil . ; . 17 13 sm 17 -30,6 LIST OF STEERAGE PASSENGERS SAVED. ISmnister, H'.i-ha Maher, James M. Hell, Klizaoetlt and W. Monahan, Humphrey, Mall- Hooker. Jas.. JIarv. ic Edwin rice, and Joanna ISreiiihan. Joremlah I .Maulin, William IroiTfill. Jane anil Thomas Brown. John. Leah, Henry, and l-'rederick. Rri 'low, J. Hrittain. alary Hui ns. Denis and Eliza Oallaglian, Hllen (lallaglian, Ann and Abbs Carin y, Joanna and Margaret Cashman, Mary Carting, Denis Connor. James Constantino. Thomas Corcoron, Denis Cox, Peter Crawley. Edward and i.uen Citllin, Jeffrey C.irran, liominiclc Dolan. Edward i'avwiii, Jas., Hetty, and child liennv, Mary , . Donaglian, Mary (a child, its mother lost I nonovmi. Ret.sov and Wtza Donnelly, Arthur, Patrick, betSCV, airi uuuiiiniit; Roraii.'John and Edward liwyer, William Dwvc-r, Catherine Ellis, Mary Kiolipm. Samuel l islior, Henry FlPining. John and Michael Flood. Bridget and Catherine Freekleton. John Oad'ney, Bridget Callavin, Julia Oi'oney, Ann Gleoson, Catharine, Michael, ami John fln'.eiihouse. William 1 Griffin, Patrick I Mailman, Sarah Hannah, Jolin Ileadley. Ktlwartl llai wood, James Healing, Thomas Hill, ro;,liia and Sarah Ann Hooker. James, Mary, and Ellinor Howard. Henry Ilnclies, Samuel, Eliza, and Emanuol Htiahes. Edw. (lost one chiMI Jones, Edward .lone', Mrs, and George Kelly, Johanna and John Kelly, Thomas Kershaw. Martha and child Kiltnartin, ilanit;! Regan, Michael Le iry, Catherine and Daniel Lester, Thomas, James, and Mary Ann Llovd, Win. and Margaret Lviich Michael Martin, William Mills, William NAME; Daniel, wful situation. Words are inadequate to convey to you and the public Kelly, Killarney ; two little girls, Sarah Ann and Sophia Austin, Christopher J. llassotf, ILmy lllodgctt, William lifiigolon. J., first officer iliamcn, Frederick Hrannou, HicliarJ ll'ickloy. S., second carpenter 1 h'-yn, James Co ver. Henry Gl'il). Wm. P., second officer Glindinning, Hobcrt Green, William Gulliver. William I'liller. Thomas Jenkins, G. , Molnn. Wiiliam Molan, Johanna Murphy. Jane and Eliza Murphy Patrick Murray, John Mintagh, James M'Adams, Patrick M'Cartney, Itaniel nnd Ann M'CleUtm, Elizabeth, James, and Jane Ann M'Combs, ton board the Pilot Queen, of Chester) M-Ctirran, Daniel M'Donnell, Mary and John M'Falls, John M'Guinn, Catherine, Mary, and Wiiliam M'Loughlin, John M'Manus, Patrick and Ann M'Malier, James Nanalo, James Neosom, Sarali Neesom. Edwin Oultan. Andrew Orange, William Orrell, Louisa O'Rrien, James O'llara, Bridget Pollard, Sarali Powell. Henry Q,uirk. Michael lladcliffe, James Regan, Catherine, Mary, and Patrick Reynolds, Anno. Tho?., Jas.. Catherine, and William llodgers, Edward Rooney, Joanna Ilourke. Michael Kouth, Ellen and Michael Roper Hannah (two children in the hosnital) Ryder, Daniel Sales. Mary Sanders, William Savage, Frrderick I Scanlon. William ! Khearon, Edward Shore, Emma I Homm-ville. Sarah Smith, Peter Smith, Mary i Swallow. Sarah ; Swallow. Elizabeth ! Tavlor. Mary Ann 1 Tobin, Joanna and Honora : Tomlinsoit, George Thompson, Charles Thompson, Elizabeth Walscr. James Welch, Richard , ., Warhurlon, Elizabeth, Jouii, and Mary Ward, Ehzi : Wells, William Wo-vls, Francis and Catherine i WiigiTlosWftth- I't-ter OF THE CREW SAVED. Koelor. John Lofke, Cli-ii-i P. MTaiiidilin, .Mm Moons Vir..!..c.nr-' i.ei' Mt.n.iv. Sami'.t ' Xeht'i'd. Wm. P-Quimliy, Edward Itoboils. Wilu.m'. Hos-ors, Edward StodiWiiH, Ipa .c Sweet. Jona'hun Vain, George Wa'lacc, Williai' Wild, r "r.jiiel, and Wilson, James. district.

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