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The Hampshire Advertiser from Southampton, Hampshire, England • 7

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THE HAMPSHIRE ADVERTISER COUNTY NEWSPAPER. September 12, 1868. supposing a Protestant went to rob a Roman Catholic he Catholics bad any power at all in Ireland. And during the 300 rears the Roman Catholics were in Dower thev knew the system they adopted to obtain money, and how landed property was taken away and added to monasteries. Same of these monasteries were fonnd at the time of the Refor-mation to be sinks of iniquity, and when they were suppressed, instead of handing over the property belonging to the Church and vested in these monasteries, it was handed over to King Henry, nay, he took it tron them and distributed it among lay patrons, instances of which were endeut in the houses of Bedford nd Devonshire.

Why, they could take parish after parish where these noblemen were receiving from Church property the Church tithes, amounting to many thousands a year, while the Protestant clergy received hardly anything in many cases. Then wuid to ueuoaer et these men were to have th sure bore. Even since they have been removed, for months my leas were weaker than before, the ankles smaller, and tne feet somewhat enlarged. The evening we were put in chains we had to cut open our trousers as the only way of getting them off. During their former captivity a5 Magdala, Messrs.

Umer.ja, Stern, and others either wore patticoats or native iw.lr8" whica tfcey had tean taught to pass between the leg and the chain. Bat we had no material at band to make tbe 22 or PassinK even the thinnest cambric through the ir iVc 8W0 or the limb, that as quite ont hot, on 2 Tece88lty, it is said, is tho mother of the trousers." On setmganLlectinnVlnKBl cut the31 near tho outwari sewed on. and butt n-holes made along the aaam om near tn warus i was aoie, with tha assistance of a nativo hm through the rings calico drapers; ani as my thinner, in time I was able to put on trr.nwB madf rfhin Abyssinian cotton cloth; ani such is the of habit and practica, that at last I could take off or put on my trousern quickly almost as if my les ere yarrative of fViT Unity in Abyssinia. By Henry Blanc, M.D. Lap BEAUTY AND BRAINS.

th sickness. That ti will, however, check and prevent experience fully proves. An ex-nn i.mother or cnr3( can soon recognise in a young per-th aIready been cmvnlsed, the first indication of nm "rCTllnstances nnder which an attack is likely to The then a small quantity r.f the vapour will cnecs the advance of the difease. One Bach mother I well fd 8Qe haa now such aa-nrate informati of the history of convulsions, and such perfect confidence in wrm' 8hs is not alarmed when a fit draws near, nor aoes she seek for the physician's aid unless the case should be more complicated than usual. Let me therefore recommend to my raaders who are likely to be concerned in the management never to be without a bottle of chlo-SSLi Case' 7 Parents nothing can be a greater boon.

SVSSSS mother lhe Per'od between the convulsive fit and the advent of the Dnt drc- dreadful to b-ar. Yet if she has in flnd the fhf loo tha perird wi51 b9 shorn of its terrors. All omlh 19 to alir the child, to keep it warm, to Srm 0n her hand a8 if ifc 8 a clean hand hlr acent.bottle, and ihen put her palm 5 SSS22 9 and mouth, rep.atin this process boirghPt98A QPtime she may then rub the ho. and watt with calmness t.ll her medical TnB nrUblchinrotionM thar' Bivea above, fh readers experience ths miserable emotions of JU'J Wlth aUhia medica' bono irs thick noon him. he was called upon to ta between his sou and datb, with il JZL xV oration or Health," by Thomas Inman, M.D., in the Medical Mirror.

Kissing. The origin of kissing lies swathed in the mists of the primeval ages. We have discovered traces of the house-keeping of the stone age, and flint instruments inthe drift i but WehtVeia8yet' t0 inrrm "a at the pre-historic man had discovtred kipa.ntr Ao j-. "mphant 1 "tarn 1 My face descries Wiua scorching scam-God's grHtefnl sacrifice. S.

L. Stigmata Laudis. mftcellis bujalans, in ignia Laudis Exultans remeo, victiina grata Deo 1 "auG18 Other subjects, the great Fleet and the Great VUr, he social moral, religious and sanitary of SSB have ample illustration iu this volume. Wh i le died among the filth, officials took care that whea the King went abroad the streets through which he was ab nt to pass should be previously cleansed and purified th regard to morality, we do not find that of the country in advance of the metropolitan standard. For see the churchwardens of Kcottiug, Bedfordshire vear after year bringing cocks into the church aud put ing the" down to fight front of the communiou-tablenresencl bettiD crowdot spectators AmoDg the latter are named several gentlemen, including "Mr Alvey, the m.n.ster ot the parish, and some of his sons who Uughed and sported and ued other gestures and carriages belonging to CHATTERINGS ON FASHION.

(From the St. James's Magazine for September.) co-fun lhe aoi8e' exilement, and aIrY- finainprepttrauonB for 88illnR large wt nAt al th wae driven the end of the gangwav, makehe animlb0atIIlg m9n barking of dos could idi indeed P8SKVer nt0 tbe Vf 8el- on ll abot petur.UBiy, but those next the fd not Jeem tn ily tbat CCuUld g0 the riaht direction- Aim kTlOW that anything was wante I of them. But property and their rights kept up, and they were to he paid liked discussion, md were willing to meet their adversaries out of the money the Church was robbed of! Was that 1 whenever and wherever they pleased and it their oppo-fair He might give them the testimonies of working nents imagined they had all the truth on their side the noblemen in rast times by the bushel. But they had not sooner they disabused themselves of the delusion the better done yet. 1ke the testimony of Sir Roundell Palmer, for them.

The issue they would be called upon to deter-the most able lawyer in the House of Commons, who though i mine iu the approaching election was one of the most im-Le wished to go with his party, was so honrst I portant and most vital that had ever occurred in the history that he was forced to say that what the of the country, and it was desirable that they shoulJ be all Ciiurch his she owns, that there is no other claimant, that well informed upon it, and not suffer turmoil fo take the we have no right to ike i' from her, and if we do so it will place of argument. (He ir, hear.) Their opponents should be robbery and confiscation. And so said he. (Cheers) If recollect that their meetings had been undisturbed, and the Church in Ireland was a burden to the people, he would tLey claimed the same liberty of speech from them. He join to the end in opposing her.

But, instead of a burden, 1 felt much obliged to the lecturer for his refutation of the what was it Was there a church-rate? No. And bow i calumnies which were propagated against the Irish Church, were there churches provided for? Everything there was I aQd had much pleasure in moving a vote of thanks to taxed and if he were appointed to a benefice in Ireland he hra. should iye to pay a certain per centage, which went to the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. Then take the ques' ion of utues, uiey were sometimes represented as a tax, but he contended that tithe was property and not a tax. Thev could go in the market and buy tithes, and he could tell tuem ot an instance in which a princely man in his parish on the piauorm tor tbe purpose or seeing it.

ibeexcite-bad done so for the purpose of benefitting a new church ment now reached its climax, many rising from their seats, which had been erected, and would be opened in a few weeks whilst the shouting was vociferous. Lence. The work had prospered so well that the gentle- 4- few words were apparently exchanged between Mr. man to whom he referred had agreed, on a separate district i Harper, the lecturer, and the Chairman, respecting the being assigned to that new churcb to endow it in nerpetnity I name of the writer of the leter, the purport of which did with the tithes he had bought, to the extent of 300 a year. ot reach the audience, nor indeed the reporters, the con-How then, could tithe be called a taxation.

He hadn't a fusion being so great. penny from tithe himself, because no cne had given any. Eventually, Mr. Harper shouted I was told that if I In Ireland the law with regard to the tithe was different to came down to this platform I should see the letter. It is what it was in England in order to get rid of the legal i pw said that if I look at it and read the name I must keep process there of collecing tithe from the occupier there ifc in confidence.

(Cheers and cries of If I was an arrangement whereby 25 per cent, was given to the get it I shall write and ascertain if it is correct, and allow landlord for him to be responsible, and not the occupier, me to add that as I made my way through the hall one or who should n-jt be called upon for a penny. When land tw persons said that I was a Fenian. I take was bought subject to the payment of tithe, they would f-his opportunity of saying that I am a Protestant, and it is give less for it than if it were tithe free. In such a ci6e it Protestantism that makes me wish to convert my Ronrm became a patt of the rent. The labourer employed on the Catholic brethren, and I believe that a State Church will farm would not know whether tithe were paid or not; it never convert them.

(Uproar.) was paid in the rent, and if it were taken away from the I The Rev, Dr. Massingham repeated that when he read church the tenant would gain nothing. It was not to tQe letter he told them that the wri'er did not wish his be given to them but was to be applied to secular purposes. pame mentioned unless it was absolutely necessary, and if He believed the men who would do that were acting wrong, it was necessary the writer waB ready to meet their friend. end he should like to teach them better if he could.

At all I eve he would use what power be possessed to prevent I them iufiicting such a wrong on his brethreu in Ireland. (Cheers.) Dr. Massingham here 6tated that a bill had been put into his hands stating that the Rev. C. Williams would answer him next week.

(Three groans for Mr. Williams.) He hoped they would be generous. Truth lost nothing bv discussion. In conclusion, he looked upon this scheme of disestablishment and disendowment as a dishonest one. (Cries of No," and He believed whatever others might think many would be of his opinion, and when the election came they would find that mote agreed whb him than they supposed and i The case was put very clearly by Mr.

Cazenove I at tbe crest meeting at tne London Mansion House, when be told the following incident. A thief, when brought betore a London magistrate tor having knockea down and robbed a man excused himself by saying that he had only disestablished the prosecutor's legs and disendowed his pockets. (Laughter.) Now he wished most heartily that the Irish Churcb would be able to continue on her legs, and he believed that the English people would assist her in retaining in her pockets all that she ought to have belong iug to her. If there were any abuses let them be reformed any anomalies let them be amended. What had been once given to the Church belonged to her, and nobody would ever make him understand why, when thirty years' possession entitled the Dissenters to their endowments, tbe Irish Church should be disturbed in her possession of what she had held for several centuries.

He appealed to them as Christians, as lovers of justice, to help in preserving the rights of tbe Churcb he appealed to them as those who wished their own rights to be respected, and as loving Protestant truth to stand by their fellow Protestants in Ire-laud, and in God's name to do what they could to promote the efficiency of the dear old Church in that country. (Cheers.) The Chairman then asked if any one wished to ask the lecturer a question Tne Rev. R. G. Harper (Kingsfield Congregational Chapel), speaking from the balcony, said be was an Irishman and a Protestant, and if he had listened with any sort of liveliness to the lecturer it was because ae an Irishman he kuew more about the subject, and in a different sense than he who had been addressing them.

(Laughter.) With all the statistics, and give him a series of figures he would undertake to prove anj thiug That waB the question. The figures that the lecturer had dealt with were mere pretences. (Cheers and groans.) The lecturer bad offered to meet Mr. Williams and discuss the question, and be invited bim to meet him in a friendly way and talk over this matter of the Irish Church. No," and Meantime be asked him Was it not a fact that there are ,500,000 Roman Catholics in Ireland and only 700,000 Episcopal Protestants? and further he, a Protfstant minister, knowing what Roman Catholicism and what the Churcb of England was in Ireland, asked bim was it ecclesiastically right to do a moral wrong, and could it be wrong to do unto others as you would they should do unto you Sit down, sit down," Enough," and More than one He should not sit down till his five minutes bad expired.

Again, was not the reason why petitions had not been got np and signed by Roman Catholics to be traced to tbe fact that they had lost all trust in this country, and that they would rather as Fenians pull down the Church by force than petition (Cheers and uproar.) Toe Rev. Massingham said, after making allowance for Irish eloquence, be could not understand how it could be said that the Government returns and statistics be quoted were mere pretences. If Mr. Harper could prove anything out of a series of figures, he was such a conjuror that he (the lecturer) would not trust aovthing he did prove. (Cheers.) As to the question of proportion, of course be admitted it, and he said that if they were to tax these Catholic people to pay for the Protestant clergy or even to pay Church-rates, it would be a burning shame, but it does i i man closely connected with the county Mr.

George Arthur Scott, the eldest son of Mr. John Winter Scott, of Part BAnlrl V.U' aannnrl Tiibpral candidate. (Cheers, some hisses, and Why isn't he here Because he was in Scotland, and time had not permitted communication with him except by telegraph, to which no reply had been received. Ho was the son of a worthy sire, and if elected would give his earnest support to Mr. Gladstone and he who brought us out of the land of Egypt and out of the house of bondage Earl Russell.

(Cheers.) Alderman Budden said be had not the slightest ob-jection to Mr. Sco't, but he did think that in common courtesy, after Mr- Norton had taken the trouble to appear before aud address them, they ought to give some expression of their opinion as to his fitness or otherwise to represent the city. (Hear.) He was as independent and unpledged in this matter as any one present, and whether a resolution he should propose, adopting Mr. Norton as the second Liberal candidate, was carried or not, he could only say that he shouli be found side by side with whoever should be adopted as the second Liberal candidate. (Cheers.) He then proposed a resolution adopting Mr.

Norton as the second ajiberai candidate, which Mr. Joyce seconded, and the Chairman, on putting the I resolution to the meeting, said there could be no mistake about the majority being largely in favour of Mr. Norton. (Uheers.) A man named Butte rley here came on to the platform, to the delight of the democracy, and said he and his association, which was unknown as yet in numbers and in strength to the old Liberal party, pledged themselves to support the candidate who would give the moBt satisfactory answer to the following vital questions. Some confusion and noise here ensued, which was quelled by the aforesaid Butterley, shouting out the following choice question Are you a lot of ft ols, or what After the laughter which this polite interrogatory stimulated had Bub8idel, Mr.

Norton was catechised as nnder by Butterley Will you support the cause of the ballot Mr. Norton i Yes, certainly. funds of Trades' Unions Mr. Norton Yes, I will. Will you support the establishment of boards of arbitration Mr.

Norton I will. Will you vote for the abolition of the Game Laws Mr. Norton (after a pause) said he would not. He would not pledge himself to support a measure until he was satisfied of its scope and object. Butte b.

ley. That's one, mind. Mr. Norton. Come, I have given you already a very fair average four affirmations to one negative.

Will you support a system of national compulsory edu-cation Mr. Norton Yes it is one of my old ideas. Will you aid in promoting the equalisation of poor rates Mr. Norton Yes. Will you support William E.

Gladstone Mr. Norton Yes, in all sincerity. This Radical catechism and its answers caused great delight amongst the new voters, whoBe leader, however, forgot to ask Mr. Carter his opinion on the same questions. Probibly this cross-examination is reserved for another occasion.

Mr. Norton said bis duties were of a totally different character to the sportsman. He was no Nimrod but before be would pledge himself to do anything in Parliament he must first Bee tbe scope and extent of the measure he was sought to be pledged upon. It was very easy tor any man to ask a question which a wise man could not at once answer and give his definite views npon. He should go entirely with the Liberal party.

The honourable gentleman, who was evidently moved at his cordial reception, then returned briefly his thanks for the same. Messrs. John Hale and Brighty having, amid much impatience from Whigs as well as Tories, delivered them- selves of some Lacking and Lindley Murray murdering phrases, Mr. W. Moody proposed a vote of thanks to the chairman, which was carried nem dis, and the meeting, after hearing that gentleman's brief verbal receipt thereof, broke up, Mr.

Norton being unmistakeably the pet of the newly enfranchised. LITERATURE OF THE WEEK. The long.missing Haistell MS. of Chaucer's Canter-hury Tales has turned up in the direction of Canterbury, not far from the old pilgrim route, at Chipsteid Park, near Sevenoaks. Mr.

Furnival has been allowed to inspect it on behalf of the Early English Text Society and the result of his comparison of it will be shortly made known to the world. We have to chronicle the death of Jacob Van Lennep, one of tbe first of Dutch poets, historians, and philologists, at tbe age of 66. Very many of his novels have appeared in an English form. Mrs. Tvsted.a well-known celebrity, whose name has long been associated with the Baths at Lucca, has died at the age of 99.

She nursed Walter Scott, at Florence, duri his last illness and she was an enthusiastic antiquary her collections of coins and autographs was known to most Italian travellers. Mr. Mark Lemon is to appear as Falstaff in a Shaks-pearian entertainment, at the Gallery of Illustration, during the autumn. It is proposed by Professor Leone Levi to call together a Congress or Conference of the Learned Societies of London, in order to further and promote their unity of action. A writer in the Atlieiueum gives a simple rule for the per-plexiug "ei" and "ie" in Buch words as "ceiling," ''grief," After it is always ei," and generally ie after any other letter.

The word seize, however, strikes us as an exception to this rule, and probably a little reflection would supply others also. CALENDAR OF STATE PAPERS, DOMESTIC SERIES, OF THE REIGN OF CHARLES THE FIRST. 1637. Preserved in Her Majesty's Public Record Office. Edited by John Bruce.

It may be said that all the years of the first Charles's reirn were eventful years but of all those which had followed tbe year of his accession, that of 1637 was so far, perhaps, the most eventful. Toe religious liberty question was then iu full agitation. In this matter people with scrupulous consciences were neither allowed religious freedom at home, nor were they permitted to look for it abroad. In the spring-time of that year, the Puritans who wished to avoid, or who, indeed, refused submission to Established Church discipline, and had resolved to set np their own discipline in New England, were prohibited from leaving their native shores, unless the Bishop of London and the Archbishop of Canterbury consented to their going. It was the year in which the English Government endeavoured to totce an episcopal State Liturgy on the antU prelatic Presbyterians of Scotland an attempt which the latter resisted with an orthodox violence that put the heads of Scotch deans in peril of being broken, and the lives of bisbope in danger of being taken.

It was an attempt which was met early in the following year by the establishment of the Covenant and the throwing off of Scottish allegiance. Here was enough to do in the two kingdoms, but it was only a small portion of the events of tbe year, fruitful at the time, and full of promise of more bitter fruit to follow. There were then lying in prison, not mere ignorant fellows, who might have railed against kings without knowing the s- riousness of raillery, but men of birth and educa ion, whose freely-expressed opinions were punished by captivity, heavy fines, and mutilatiotr' Burton, a clergyman, Bast-wick, a physician, and Prynne, a learned lawyer, were all thus treated. In their persons, law, physic, and divinity were eutraged and it was a grim sort of affectation of equality which induced the watchful and vengeful authorities to treat trade as tbey had treated professions, and to drag John Liburne from behind his book-counter, treat bim as a publisher of sedition, ruin bim by pressure of enormous fines, and sentence him, not only to the pillory, but to be whipped from the foot of Ludgate-hill to Westminster-hall. All these are important matters, and there were many others pregnant with vengeance to be born thereafter.

Perhaps the most important of the day, as the most interesting now, was the assault made on the consciences of the Scotch. Mr. Bruce anticipates that this volnme of tbe Calendar will be eagerly opened, to learn something more about that extraordinary and fatal procedure. The editor regrets tbe strange but undeniable fact that there is only one record in this Calendar touching a subject so important. But this record is of great significance.

In consequence of the tumults in Scotland, to which we have referred, the Council of that part of the kingdom ceased to force the new Liturgv on the unwilling and fiercely-disposed people till the King's further pleasure was known. Cbarlea saw no wisdom in thus yielding to the insolence of the baser multitude." He was angry that the Council had not more determinedlv "set themselves to it." Before the Scottish Council could again assemble, Yhe King and his Secret Council took the matter in hand, and carried it in a high and haughty manner, which caused many, both Scotch and English, to forebode evil consequences. Mr. Bruce remarks, that the position of circumstances at that moment was such as to render the decision of the King and his advisers of the very highest public moment. It was a test," he adds, of tbe degree in which they understood the feelingB of the Scottish people, and how tbey were themselves capable of dealing in a statesman.

like manner with the grave circumstances which had ariseD How they stood the test is shown in the one record in the Calendar affecting the Church of Scotland, and which is stated in a sort ot newsletter. This document states tbe determination by which the King had resolved to abide. Tbe opinion of the Archbishop of Canterbury had prevailed even against his (the King's) inclination. The King had resolved that all the ceremonies newly brought into the Church should be punctually observed in that kingdom. This troubles the Puritans, who expect the Scotch will begin to stir new broils.

The Court expects tbe issue with curiosity, many being of opinion the Scotch will not easily submit." Here is a large picture in little. Laud moving the King even beyond the royal inclination, Charles resolute when once moved, the Puritans excited and looking for other excitement, with wise lookers-on mistrusting the coneequences of present circumstances. We all know what those consequences were, and that the Scotch were tbe first of the King's subjects to throw off their allegiance to the Stuarts. Mr. Bruce attributes the troubled state of the English Puritans to the fact of 'heir conviction that unless the Scotch should stir against this peremptory mandate, the bridle would be free in the King's bands to guide consciences in England as well as in Scotland at his pleasure." In reference to the way in which the sentence was carried out against Burton, Prynne, and BaBtwick, the information is of great interest.

As they stood in the pillory, there was wit, and dignity too, on the part of the patients, flowers, sympathy, and prayers on the part of the spectators, and much heroism when more acute suffering was inflicted. "At the cutting off of each ear, there was such a roaring" (among the crowd) as if every one of them had at the same instant lost an ear. Bastwick gave the hangman a knife, and taught him to cut off his ears quickly and very close, that he might come there no more. The hangman hewed off PrynDe's ears very seriously, which put him to much pain and after, be stood long on tbe scaffold before his head could be got out, but that was a shame." The indomitable spirit of Prynne is illustrated by what he did on his return to the Tower. His cheeks had been branded with the letters S.

L. (Seditious Libeller) be gloried in being thtw bad a right to defend his property. The Rev. R. G.

Harper Parliament can't rob. The Rev. Dr. Massingham But it can do, and has before now done, an unjust thing. Loyalty to the throne is one thing, and submission to robbery another.

(Cheers and uproar.) Mr. Harper having again attempted to speak, amid cries of Close the meeting," and there bein? a general impatience amongst the audience, Mr John Elliott rose to move a vote of thanks to the rev. lecturer. However much some of them differ from him in the opinions he had advanced, he was quite sure they all appreciated the skill and good humour with which be had argued his caBe. (Hear.) He regretted there had been so much interrupcion for this reason Churchmen Mr.

J. Duncan cordially seconded the proposition, which was put and carried The Rev. Dr. assixgham briefly returned thanks for the compliment, amid loud cries of The letter, the letter." i He replied that it was on the table, and Mr. Harper came (Cheers.) YY hy didn't he write to him and challenge him to meet him does he know who he is?" and "Close the On the motion of Mr.

W. Sims, seconded by Mr. Jno. Bishop, a vote of thanks was passed to the chairman for presidine, and the worthy alderman having acknowledged the compliment, the proceedings terminated. LOCAL CASES IN THE LONDON COURT OF BANKRUPTCY.

(Frila-. Before the Hon. Spring Rice, Registrar.) Rb Hekit Gricr. Thin wrr thfi fii Kt. tsit.tint? for the rjroof of debts and choice of trade assignees under the hankruptcv of Henry Grace, of No.

9, Above Bar-street. Souihampton, uu proywaan aeaitr; wreviuusiy ui wu. terrace, in the said town and county, of bus hues and formerly Lockerley Manor Farm, near Rorasey, in the county of Southampton, farmer. Mr. Bryan Masker, solicitor, Southampton, filed the bankrupts petititiou on the 19 of Angu-t, and obtained for him pr itection from arrest.

Hea'tributes his bankruptcy "Badness of trade, want of capital, and pressure by creditors." Tbe sggregate smount of his debts is S74 6s 31, and his principal creditors are Mr. Richard Sofle, Otteruourne. Hants, farmer, 500 Miss Jane Soffe, Hihbri iie Housti, Otterbourne, Hants, 20) and ilr. li. a.

west, lias street Sou' ha ipton, batcher, 48. At this tting nocreditor attended to pr.ve or accept the office of assignee, and the court fixed the 29th of October, at 12 o'clock, for the examination and orde- of discharge sitting, and having granted the bankrupt renewed protection from arrest, the sating ended. Mr. W. V.

Aidridiie will conduct the future proceedings on behalf of the official assignee. Rb Geoege A. Bishop. The bankrupt, George Archibald Bishop, is described as of No. 6, London Villas, New.

road, of no occupation; previously of No. 24, Led-bury-road, Bayewater previously of North Camp, Aider shot, in the county of Hants, captain in Her Majesty's 93th Regiment of Foot, at.d a prisoner for debt in Whitecrosf-street, at tbe suit of Lewis Marks, for 26 7a Id. Mr. Drake, solicitor, Basic g-hall-etreet, filed the bankrupt's petition on the 19th and obtained for him his release from custody on t'e 22ad of August, by order of Mr. Deputy Commissioner Hazlitt.

The total amount of the bank; ujjt'a debts is 2150 4 4a, and he ttatss the caneof his bankruptcy to be "Pressure of want of capital, and net receiving a Bum of 1000 from Captain Walker when I exchanged from the 19th Hussars to the 9Sth Foot." Mr. W. Pemberton, solicitor. Old Bond-street, proved fr 350, but no as-ignee was appointed, and the court fixed the lltb of November, at 2 o'clocs, for the bankrupt to come up and app to pass his examination and for his order of discharge bet'ose Mr. Commissioner Bacon, Q.

Enlarged protection from arrest having been granted the bankrupt until tb next sitting (which is also for the proof of debts), the proceedings ended. REPRESENTATION OF WINCHESTER. The campaign, and a very warm one it promises to be, which is to decide the merits of the respective candidates for tbe representation of our ancient city in the Reformed Parliament is now commenced in good earnest, the first attack being opened by the ultras of the Liberal party, the head of whom really is Mr. William Budden, and whose energy will carry with bim some part of the newly-enfranchised voters, and a portion of the previous Whig electors, but there are very many who are reluctant to follow his dictation, supplemented as it is by the impertinent extra-neons aid of Messrs. Hales and Brighty, of the Reform League.

The public meeting announced in our last impression was held on Friday night at St. John's Rooms, at 8 o'clock, and at the most crowded period of the proceed-ings the number esent according to the Whigs, and they are always truthful (vide Mr. Norton), whilst the ConBerva-tives are proverbially liars (see the same authority), was never, in the most liberal allowanoe, more than 500, and this figure included lots of boys and non-electors, not a few passive and amused members of the denounced Conservative party, and some mistikeably hostile liberals, who must have had a sure index in the face of Mr. Bonham Carter th-t the business consummated was not exactly to his liking as it waB surely opposed to the feelings of many of his old friends, who were favourable to the status in quo, Town Council chiefly, or those who had been sent, whose company was supplemented by the presence of Dr. May, Mr.

E. W. Mr. J. tf.

Uarter, and tbe Uon. Thomas Norton, formerly chief justice of Newfoundland, an Irish Roman Catholic, and a candidate for the represen the return of Mr. J. B. Carter, and to select some other candidate to stand with him in the Liberal interest.

He need say nothing about their friend Mr. Carter; he was there to speak for himself, and his votes were recorded and had given every satisfaction. Having read tbe resolutions agreed to at the Masonic Hall, and upon which these present proceedings were based, Alderman Budden proDoeed a resolution affirming the proceedings of the preceding Monday evening. There were several questions ripe for discussion that would have to be dealt with by the new Parliament, and which ren-dered it the more desirable that the constituencies of the land should sneak with no uncertain sound. Foremost amongst these was that of the Irish Church (hear), which, though it might seem strange to say bo in that ctthedrai city, was one of the most monstrous anomalies that could be allowed to exist, and must soon be swept away.

Alderman C. Fielder, in seconding the proposition, expressed his belief that the Liberals of Winchester never bad a better opportunity than now of returning two Liberals to represent the city. Mr. Bonham. Carter, who, on rising, was received with tumultous cheering, in the course of his address said I promised you at my election to do nothing contrary to the constitution of the country.

I hope to renew that promise if you elect me again. I need not go into all the history of my connection with you, which has now reached more than half the time since the great Reform Act. I hope to serve you as well in the new Parliameat. Let it be storm or let it be sunshine, be it peace or be it war, though I hope war will cease, I believe that the spirit of the time to be that there should be no undue interference in the affairs of other nations. We should be prepared, as I am glad to be able to say we are prepared, with a service of defence in your volunteers (cheers), that is a service of peace and not of war.

Councillor J. Smith proposed a resolution to the effect that Mr. J. Bonham-Carter is a fit and proper person to represent this city in tbe ensuing Parliament, which was seconded by Councillor Oakshott. Mr.

Carter bad, he said, re-presented the city in a straigbforward, honourable, and honest manner, and be trusted he might long live to represent them. Thn TMnliitinn having been nut to the meeting, was carried with one dissentient who, the chairman said, held up both hands. (A laugh). He then, iu pursuance of the second resolution of Monday's meeting, to the effect that any gentleman should be at liberty to address the electors present to-night, invited any gentleman to address them, upon which The Hon. Thomas Norton rose and said that consequent upon the second resolution he offered himself to their notice as a candidate willing to contest the second seat.

Cheers and some disorder, which led The Chairman to ask for a far raring, and to state that there were a few persons in the room who appeared very uncomfortable and wished to make others the same, but their motives were too well known to have any effect (cheers), and what was more, if they did not choose to listen to what was going on their uproar would not be tolerated. Mr. Norton then addressed the meeting for a considerable time. He asked them to support him as the second Liberal candidate. If they adopted him as such he should go to tbe poll and poll to the last man, and should they return him be trusted tbe time might come when he should be able to appear before them and ask with an honourable pride whether he bad not done his duty towards them and the country, and redeemed the pledges he now made.

(Loud Mr. H. Moody ashed the electors to suspend their promises of support, because he assured them that a young Men do not care for brains in excess in women. They like a sympathetic intollect which follow them, and seize their thoughts as quickly as are uttered, bur, taey do not umob. care for any clear or special knowledge of facts and even, the moat philosophic among em would rather not be s.t right in a classical quotation, an astronomical calcula' ion, or the exact bearing of a political question by a lovely being in tar-lantane whom he was graciously unbinding to instruct.

Neither do they want anything very stronuminded. To most men, it deed, the feaiinine strongxiudedness tbat can ditcass immoral problems blushing, and despise religions observances aa ntefal onlj- to weak souls, is a quality as unwomanly as a well-doveloped biceps or a huge fist would be. It is sympathy, not antagonism, it is companionship, not rivalry, still less supremacy, that they like ia women and some women with brains as well as learning for the two are not the same thicg understand this, aud keep their blue stockings well covered by their petticoats. Others, enthusiast for the freedom of thought and intellectual rights, show theira defiantly, and meet with their reward. Men sbrinkjfrom them.

Even clever men, able to meet them on their owa ground, do not feel drawn to them, while all but hisjh-classed mmJa are dwarfed and humiliated by their learning and their moral courage. And this is what no man l.kes to feel in the presence of a woman, aad be cause of her superiority. Bnt the brains most usaful to women, aid no. at befi tit.g ineir work ux lie, are those which show themselves ia common serse, in good judgment, and that kind of pauent courage which enable them to bear small crousis and great trials aliko with dignity and good temper. Mere intellectual culture.

bowover valaahln it may be in itself, dees nut reach to the worth of this kind of moral power for as the true domain of woman is home, and her way of ordering her demest io lire the best test of her faculties, ncero intellectual culture does not ip in this; ani, in fact, is often a hindrance rather than a help. What good ia there in one's wife being an acompliehed mathematician a sound scholar, a first-rate musician, a deeoly-read ti.eologia'n cuuuu uud aimuK square, snows not.iing of the management of children, lets henelf be cheated by the servants and the tradtsce iple, has not eyes opened to dirt and disorder, and gives way to a fretfnl temper on the smallest provocation The pretty fool who srends" half her time ia trying on new dresses and studying the effect of colours, and who knows nothing beyond the laBi new novel and the latest plate of fashions, is not a more disastrous wife than the woman of profound learning whose education ha3 tiuht hor nothiag practical. They staiul at the opposite endB of ha game stick, and neither end gives the true position of woman. Indeed, if one n.ut have a fool in one's the ratty one would be the best, as, at the least, pleasant to look at which is something gained. The intellectual ool, with her head aav.iys ia books and queaiions," and her children dropping otT like sheep for the want of womanly care, somethiug mors than flesh and blood can tolerate.

The protty fool cannot help hei-self. If nature was but a stspmother to her, and left out the best part of her wits nh le taking such care of her face, it is no fault of hers but the intellectual fcol is a case of maladministration of powers, for which the alone i3 responsible and in this particular alternative bet.veen beamy and brains we would go in for beauty without a shadow of doubt. Ball-rooms and dinner-tables are the two places where certain women most shine. In the ball-room Hebe is the queen, and has it all her owa way, without fear of rivals save such as sre of her own class. A very few men who care for dancing for its own sake certainly will dance with Hoate if she is light on hand, keeps accurate timo, and manages her feet with scientific precision but to the ruck of youths, Hebe, who jerks herself into step every second round, but whoso lovely face and perfect figure make up tor every thing, is the partner they all Only to those exceptional few who regard dancing as a seriouB art would she be a bore with her threo jumps and a hop while Hecate, wa'tziig like an would be divine, in spite of her high cheek-bon -s and light green eyes i jietir delete.

Batata dinner-table, where a man likes io talk batween tha dishes, a sympathetic listener, if not absolutely frightful, aud with pleasant manners, to whom he can air hia sraiet stories and recount his personal experier ci, is preferable to the prettiest girl if a simpleton, and able to show her small white teeth in a silly smile, and say yes" and indeed in the wrong places. The ban-room may be taken to represent youth, and the dinner table maturity. The one is the apottiaoaia of mere beauty, in ouds ot white muslin and a heaven of flirting; the other is solid enjoyment, with brains to talk to and beauty to look at, in just tha proportion that mattes ute pertecl. A woil-ordered dinner table is a social micrrcosm and, being this ia the blue riband of the arrangement. Every woman ia bound to make the beat of herself.

The strongminded women who hold themselves suparior to the obligations of dress and maai er, and all the pleasant little artificial graces belonging to an artificial civilization, and who think any sacrifice made to appearance just so much waste of power, are awful creatures, igiorant of the real meaning of their sex social Graia? wanting in every charm of womanhood, and to be diligently shunned by the wary. This making: the best of themselves is a very different thing from making dress and personal vanity the first considerations in life. Where women in general fail is in the exaggerations into which they fail on this and on almost; every other question. They are apt to be either demireps or devotees, frights or flirts, fashionable to an extent that lands them in inimitable folly and drags their husbands' names through the mire or they are so dowdy that they disgrace a well-ordered drawing-room, and in an evening party, among nicely-dressed women, stand ont as living aarmocs on slovenliness. If they ara clever, they are too commonly blue-stockings, and let the whole household go by the board for the sake of their fruitless studies aud if they are domestic and good managers they sink into mere servants, never open a book, save their daily ledger, and never have a thought beyond the cheesemonger" a hill and the butcher's prices.

They want that fine balance, that accurate self-measurement aud knowledge of results, which goes by the name of common sense, and which is the best manifestation of brains they can give, and the one which men most prize. It is the most valuable working form of intel actual power, and has moat endurance and vitality and it is the form which helps man on in life, when he has found it in his wi'e, quite as much aa money or a good connexion. So that, on the whole, brains are before beauty in the solid things of life. For a Imiration, and personal love, and youthful enjoyment, beauty of course is supreme but as we cannot be always young or always apt for pleasure, it is as well to provide for the days when the daughters of masic shrill be brought low, and the years draw nigh which have no oleasare ia tteru. Saturday Review.

Sept. 5. WIT AND HUMOUR. What is the difference between a warrior and an infant Tke one is in, and the other unJer arms. When a dog gets his head fastened in a fence, it is unsafe to extricato him, you enjoy the pleasure of hia acquaintance.

Hood, in describing the meeting of a man and a lion, aid. The man ran off with all might and tbe lion with all his mane." "Madam," said an old gentleman to his housekeeper. in primitive countries, beef is often the legal tender; bus madam," said he, emphatically, thrusting his fork into the steak, all the law in Christendom could not moke this beef tender." A Western paper contains the following advertisement "Wants a situation, a practical printer, who ia ompHest to take charge of any department in a printing and publishing house. Would accept a professorship in any of the a-ade-xiea. Has no objection to teach ornamental painting and penmanship, geometry, trigonometry, aud many other sciences.

Is particularly suited to act aa pastor to a small evangelical church, or as a local preacher. He would have no objection to form a small but select class interesting young la lies to instruct in the highest branches. To a deatist or a chiro odist he would be invaluable, as he can do almost anything. TVould cheerfully accept a position as bass or tenor singer in a choir. Wonld board with a fam'ly, if decidedly pious.

For farther particulars, inquire at Brown's Saloon." The King and his Coat. King William of Prussia is not lavish on persona! apparel. His valet recently gave him a hint by substituting a new coit for one which he had worn two or three years longer than he oht, and was thereupon summoned to the royal presence. Where is my old coat, Jean I have taken it away, your Majesty it is no longer fit to be What are yon going to do with it, Jean I believe I am going to sell How much do yon think yon will get tor it This was hard to answer, for no old clo Jew in the world would have given a shilling for the old coat-Jean, therefore, hesitated a moment, and then answered "I believe I shall get about a dollar fcr it, your majesty." The king took his pockit-bock from the table, opened it, and handed Jean a dollar. Here is your dollar, Jean," said he.

That coat is so comfortable bring it back to ma I want it yet." Important Facts. It is now admitted by every well-educated medical man that depression of nervous power is tbe cause and consequence of disease and death a troth whieh was publicly made known in the Anti- Lancet" nearly thirty years ago. Of this work more than half-a-million copies have been published respecting it the late distinguished aathor, Sheridan Knowles, observed: "It will be an incalculable boon to every person who can read and think." From ihim book whioh contains 168 pases invalids suffering under indigestion, liver complaints, asthma, bronchitis, pulmonary consumption, rheumatism, gout, aud all complaints attended with partial or general debility, may learn how these diseases can be relieved or cured. It may be read with much advantage by the depressed in spirits the exhausted by mental or puysicai iuu me innrm tne nervous and the aged. A copy may be obtained gratiB of most respectable chemists, or direct from the author.

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before ihe team gine, the telegraph, the Inciter. match, the ork or the looking-glass, but it seems improba1 le that we shall ever be able to i ive Us inventor a statue. That it was a man who first thought of it. we have no doubt whatever; because womea never indent anything, and we must not forget their moiesty. In the "Aneel in the Home," the lady pretends not even to know when she is kissed and if hat be all comet, it is nonsense to suppose that kissing was a feminine inspiration, in some way, wo are persuade it was an inspiration in the true sei se, like language, or the use of flre being bo much better than either, i'.

cannot, with nnv logical propriety, have from aTy inferior source. Hece, we object to all strictly di lactic ides of treating the subject, though it be open to a nute affectionate criticism. Editors of a certain class of peri-odicals constantly receive letters from young ladiea who Bk, anonymously, for instruction upon the ubjeit of kissing. When may a girl submit to be kissed by agantleman? When. i' ever may she kiss baok again What is the difference in symbf lie value (in the wav of enennrsmmflnt) a.

Vlaa on the lips and a kiss on the cheek? Tne editor, if he is wise, as he ut-ully is, never goes beyond an occasional egative. If he is a-ked whether Lily of the Valley may kiss her yoong man in Fleet-street, he says "No;" but tor the rest his ai.s-.vers uanally refer girls to the rule of thumb in the human heart. Wiih definite instructions for kissing like itstructions for carving, or the use of the s'ide-rule or the reconnciterer we have little paiiance; at least we should if we ever saw ihem. We have heard a connoisseur affirm that kissing Bhould begin with dalliance upon the loved one's under- ip. He profeseed to have got this out of the Tronbadors, but we not care he d.

You cannot dictate inspiration. Sam who was wise, sys Na'ur' teaches that air;" ano, indeed, the ODly excuse for interfering with so serous a subject is that Nature is so often perverted or forbidden to teach. There must be as many right and proper waj of kissing sb there are couple who love each other. One only thing we will i-y heie Na ure has not taught anyone the whole beauty of kissing who has not learnt the sweetness of tha forehead kiss not the kiss on the forehe d. (which is a -oi for aunts aiid grandmothers.

1 but the kiss of two foreheads, brow to brow. Thi-, to make tin neat triad, ik chaste in conception, siaaple in execution, and delightful to the feelings, when kissing is toward. The quettion of tchere you might, could, should, or would kiss is of course endless. We have seen a girl kiss a dog's nose. The kiss of kisses is for the lips, but cheeks are good.

One of the very nicest kisses in recon. literature is that which Tom Wi rboise, in "Guild Court," gives bis cousin on the shoulder. But one remembers the moralist who lately informed us that a lady at an evening party now disoloiea more to everybody than fcrmeily awife was nnderttocd to disclose to her husband in twenty years of married life. Tastes differ, and facts are difficult to tram-fix. Yet this is what Mr.

Robert Browning makes a woman say This poor wrenched body, grim and gaunt, Was all over till it burned, By lips tha truest Love e'er turned Eisheait's own tii't." But this is probably ve'y immodest, for the same reason that Mr. Kingsley's exqusite "Saint's Tragedy" ie, according to another moralist, an indecent book." We have reached the thresho ot irsubjjct, but, alas 1 also the end of our space nay, we are on the other si ie of it. We have a deal to say about firtt sissee. last kisses, accustomed kisses, and girls who never have been kissed, (if such gins there were,) but we are reluctantly compelled topstpone the farther consideration o' as the Rev. Cornelius says this raosr.

momentous, most interesting, and most encouraging theme I In doing so, we fall back upon the American divine, and affirm once mora that kissing is an'high and holy thing. If you had asked Undine when she awoke with a aoul, 6he would lave said so if Fouq ie had been such a fosl as to let her deliver an abstract proposition. And who Bhould know if not she It would be as easy to write a Kiss Philosophy of the Universe as a Clothes Philosophy. London Review. An Awkard Present, Taking Chinsoro, as usual, for my interpreter, and wa king with him a little distance, he informal me that Marimba was anxious to make me a pre-ent, as 1 had been so kind to bim, aid wished to know il I would accept one.

Replying in the affirmative, and asking wha. the chief was going to prtBsnt, I was informed that the gift was to be a ung lady. Determined to see the fun out, though I had the remotest idea of depriving the vill ga of one of its twarthy beauties, I said I was quite agreeable. "Then come with me," said he, ard I will show her to you, so that you may see if you like her and off we went ihr ugh the village. At last we reached a small enclosure, which we entered, and there I saw two women hard at work grinding corn.

One was an ugly old creature of about 60, while the other was a tall and decidedly good-locking damsel, whose head had not yet been hardened by the sun of more tbau 16 summers. Of course I 1 ttle difficulty in making up my mind as to which was iln one intended by the chief for me. We sat down at a respectful diet anoe, and watched these women ai they went on with their work, evidently unconscious of the coming event. After the 1-ipse of a rew minutes, my friend asked me if I liked her and on my informing him that she would do," andbeggirg him to inirodute ms, that we might talk to each other, he said, Oh I no, you mmt first come with me and tell the chief that you like ber." So off we went to Marimba. Opening the conversation by thanking him for his present, his reply to me was, Very good well, now, you must go and catch her." I a-ked him, with feigned astonishment, what be meant by catching her." Ohl" said he, tako two of your men and a rope, catch hr, and tie her as the Portuguese do, aud take her away." Pretending to be much offended with this ttyle of present.

I told him I did not understand him first he offered of hi own acocrd to give me a present, and then he had tl.e impertinence to tell me to go and get it myself. When," said I gave you ca ico ana beads, did you net receive them from my own hands I shall receive a present in no other way from yon." Ohl" said he, if any of us go to catch her, she will run away into the jungle, and all her people will run away, besides lots of others, for fear I should ael them; bat if you go nd do it, they won't blame me 1" Telling him I was much insulted, I turned to the tree, where everything was ready to start, and marched out of the village without further delay. We were soon bv the side of the L-s mgue, which my new guides said we had better cross, and while the men were carrying the luggage and trophies across I sat on the bank smoking a pipe. When almost the last of the loids was safely placed on the other side, cries of some one in distress reached my ears, and on lookiDg round I was not a little surprised, as well as highly amused, to see old Marimba leading the girl down to me her hinds bound behind fcer back with ba k-rope, while another was attached to ber left arm, by which the chief led her. Seeing them coming I called over from the other side of the river, and before he reached me Marimba and his present stood by my si He repeatedly offered me the rope, but I would not take it.

i be poor girl, who was weeping loudly, threw herself, in a state of great distress, on the ground at my feet. Chinsoro having arrived, I took the rope from the bands of Marimba, who low seemed to think all waB right. The girl, Beeing me take the rope, almo-a went into hysterics, feeliBg certain she was sold, and going to be ta'en away. Several men, women, and children had come ont of the village, and ttood at a respectfal distance from their chief to witness the scene. Pulling out my hutting knife, and telling Chinsoro to inform Marimba that I was about to show him how Englishmen treated slaves when they "ound them iu bonds, I cut the ropes that bound the girl, and told her she wan free.

Never aid I see anything like her surprise, and so overwhelming was her gratitude that it was with difficulty I stopped her from kissing my now ragged boots and leggings, as Bhe cried, "Takoo at Takcotal" (Thank you I Think you 1) while Marimba, who, to all appearance, was perfectly stupified, stood ''rooted to the Making the girl sit down, I asked her many questions, all of which she willingly answered. Daring the conversation she told me th-tt she had a sister who had been sold a long time ago, that she bad never seen or heard of her since, and that from that time she was aiways afraid of being consigned to a similar fate herself. I gave her a few beads as a Blight recompense for the amusement I had had at her expense and after delivering a short lecture to Marimba, who assured me that he did all to show his appreciation of me, we parted good friends. I was scarcely half way across the river when Marimba followed me, and iking a heavy ivory ring from his arm begged I would accept it, and requested that if ever I came to the country again I would come and see him, when he would have plenty of cotton to sell me. And so we parted." Elephant Haunts." By Henry Faulkner, late 17th Lancers.

In Chains. The chains were brought, and the real business of the day began oneafier auoih'r we had to submit to the operation, the former captives being first served and favoured with the heaviest chains. At last my turn came. I was made to tit down on the ground, tuck up my trousers, and place my right leg on a large stone that had been brought for the purpose. One of the rings was then placed on my leg, a couple of incnes alova the right ankle, and down came, upon th; thick cold iron, a huge sledge-hammer every stroke vibrated thiooiih the whole liuib, and when the bat mer fell not quite ttrctieht it pressed the iron ring against he bone, causing most acute pain.

It took about ten minutes to fix on proper. 7 the first iing it was bea eu down until a finger could just be introduced between the ring and tbe flesh, and then the two pieces, where they overlapped one another, were hammered down until they perfectly joined. The operation was then per'ormed on the left leg. I waB always afraid of the blacksmith misuirg tl iron and smashing my leg to pieces. All at once I felt as if the limb wag being torn asunder; the ring had broken just when the opera ion was nearly completed.

For the second time I had to submit to the hammering process, and thiB time the fetter was rivetted to the entire satisfaction of the smith and chief. I was now tol-t that I might rise and go to my seat bnt that was no easy matter, and, havi: no practice in this, for me, quite new way of locomotion, I oould hardly take the necessary threa or four steps. Although I was in great bodily pain, and felu deeply the degradation we were subjected to, I wuuld not give the officers of the man who wera thuB ill-treat ng us cause to believe that I cared in the lest about it. On rising to my legs I lifted up my cap and shouted, to their great aatonisbmet, "God save the Queen," and went on laughing and chatting as if I felt perfectly happy. As every detail of onr life was re-ported to Theodore, and mv contempt for his chains was public, he was at once informed of it; but he only mentioned the fact twenty-one months aterwards, when he alluded to it in conversation with Mr.

WaldmeUr, to whom he said that every one allowed themeelves to be chained without saying a word that even Mr. Rasam had smiled upon them but that tha doctor and Mr. Prideiux had looked at them with anger. After'the operation was over, and the witnese.es of the scene had each favoured us with a May God open thee," the messenger the chiefs were sending to Theodore (a fellow named Lih, a great spy, and confidant of the Emperor, the same who had brought our lettrts de cachet) was in'roiuced to receive any message Mr. Rae8am desirtd to convey to his Majesty.

That gentleman, in quiet and courteous words reproached his Majesty for his treachery, and cast upon him the onus of the consequences such unfair treatment would most likely bring upon him. Unfortunately, Samuel, always timid, and at this time almost dead with fright, as he did not know whether chains were not in reserve for him also, dealined to interpret, and simply sent the ordinary complinents instead. nen our gauioro uuu niuuurawn we lOOKed at one another, and the sight was so ridiculous, so absurd, that for all our sorrow we could not help laughing heartily. The chains consisted of two heavy rings connected together by three small thick links, leaving just a span b.t ween one ring and the other and these we wore for nearly twenty-one months At first we could not walk at all our legs wera bruised and sore from the hammering on, and iron nresaino- tb ankles was so painful that we were obliged to iw bandages under the chains during the daytime. At night I always took ofl the bandages, as the conBtant impediment to the circulation they occasioned caused the feet to swell yet at night we felt the weight and pressure even more than during the day our lees seemed for a long time never to get rest we oould not move them about and when in our sleep we turned from one side to the other, the links, by striking the bone of the lag, caused such acute pain as to awake as at once.

Though after a time we got more accustomed to them, and could walk about our small enclosure with more ease, still, every now and then we had to remain quiet for some davn. aa the legs got sore, and small ulcers appeared on the parts where the greatest pres LnWrt. owl got over, a man se xed the nearest sheep by the arms, and dragged him acrosB the gangway. At once, all were taken with an irratible desire to lollow their struggling companion, as though he were leading them to new past'ires of delist, insteid nf a dirty sheep-pen. where thev would spend tho next thirty-six hours wuV.nt food and scnrcely with room to lie down in.

Fashion and all that is mea it by the fashionable is nothing but the effect of a sheep-like desire to follow the leader, even though he should be a very unwilling leader, dragged by the horns and 8' niggling to get free. A great uaro the world follows as close as poible to th6 first sheep, that it may gain a certain position in society, by being what in called fashionable. The other part trots along relnctant'y, and only that it may not be left behind. But whether the flock have a reason, ornhetherit have none, the leader ha always a active for going in some particular direction. She it an empress or other great lady, and there is a rope stretched across her path, that she wishes to get over.

She has, or imtginea Bhe his, per. nal attractions and she desires to dieplav them to the best advantage. She thii ks she as a Rood figure, so she wears a lace shawl like a spi ler's web. It gives no warmcb, it is ue, but then it does not wh-it is intended t) ba displayed, and that up for any amount of in sery to the wearer. And, forthwith, other women adopt the novelty without stopping to inquire whether it may not be unbecoming to them whether iu their case it may not display a defect or exaggerate a deformity.

Or the great lady goes in the particular direction unwillingly dr.igged by the horns. She lias nome fault that requires to be hilden and she adopts something which changes the real blemish into an apparent beauty, or, if that be impossible, draw the attention away to something els, better calculated to pleaBB. She has long ihin haMds, eo she weirs sleeves loose at the wrists or she has a drk complexion, and th-refore wears everjthin? dark, and close up to the throat or she has a long neck, like a crane's, necessitating a dress high and open. and a reintroauctioa ot ine lasnion or wearing necslaces. In particular, on the principle that, Bad ills Want big pills.

Most of the excessively unnatura' and ontrsgeons fashions have owed their existence to the art exercised by grent ladies, for it is onlv in newspapers that rauk and beauty always go together. Fr example, about forty years ajo, ladies wore sleeves btiffened and puffed out to Buch a tremendous si39, that they not only conceded the shape of the arm, but made it appear thicker than the waist. Trii absurd fashion waB intro-oucel to conceal an inordinately thick waist. Between two 6uch balloons, a waist of even the most colossal dimensions must have seemed thin and wasp-like. And the present fsshion of wearing crinoline is another example of mch the same thing, for some people whisper that it was re-introduced not altogether because it is convenient or becoming.

It is strange that what one person is driven to adopt, should be copied by others more highly gifted by Nature, who, instead of hampering themselves with the contrivances necessary to make their illaBtrious sister presentable, had much better be constant to the simpler dress that suits their own beauty. But be it far from me to speak ill of Fashion, as is done by many even of those who do their very best to ketp up with ber. Far be it from me to speak of her even with disrespect. I recognise in Fashion something mora than a mere fickle goddess presiding over things ttivial and insignificant, and worshipped only by the vain and silly. She is a gretit ruling principle in the world, by which the whole ia being benefitted by what is learned by each part.

In accordance with one of the first principles of our nature we are inclined, without farther thought to do what other men have, in the sameci cumxtancea found it expedient to do and so what is good has a tendency to pepetuate itself, and what is bad, to ditappear. Fashion, in its wide and true sense, is tbe living embodiment of the experience of the past, under the guidance of which, the present learns to avoid what has been tound to be bad, and to adopt what is goo-j. We are indebted to Fashion for much. As soon as man was created she took him iu band, to improve his language, his manners, his dress, tatte, habits, in short, everything about him and even now, her task is not completed, but to the end, she will go on endeavouring to make him more and more a gentleman. Even if we reject Darwin's theory, that man is the result of development, we are yet safe in believing the first men to have been rather rude and uncultivated individuals.

Adam probably knew little of the laws of etiquette, and committed many gauckeries. In the interest of the reverence with which we ought to look up to him as our first parent, it is better not tost eculate as what he may or may not have dore, but we cannot helpbelievirjg that his first essay in coat-making could not have been Very huccesef 1. In this pitiable state, Fashion found man, and from it she has raited him to what he now is. It is not because the modern tailor is a better man, that he can turn oat a better article than Adam did. Fashion has done it all.

It was the who pnt into the tailrr's hands those patterns of which he boasts so loudly, and until ete gives the word he dares not change them in the least. She has been ever on the watch, to improve the cut and the material, and even the needles, thread, and ec isors. By adrptir whatever appeared good for ishirnonly adopts and never invents. she has brought mankind through all the different Etages of personal adornment, from the t-ky-blue and yellow paint, or goat-skin and feathers, down to the sober and serviceab'e garments in which yon and my reader, walk through life. Even the smallest and most trival things have been attended to.

Not only has she laid down greit general laws, asthat in the north and west men shall wear trousers and women petticoats, and tbat in the south and east men shall wear petticoats and women trousers, but also, she condescends to the most minute particulars. Fashion's sway does not extend over matters of dress alone. All our time, and all our money, are spent, more or less under her directions. She tells us how to speak, what words to use, and how to pronounce them even how to walk, for who would have thought of walking with his toes turned out, if she bad not said it wasthecorrect thing. Weeat in accordance with strict rules laid down for ourignidai.ee.

The Romans were commanded to recline at dinner in a way that would make onr bones ache some nations eat with their fingers the Chinese use chop-bticku while we are ordered to sit at me Is and to use knives and forks, for the proper handling of which, a variety tf bye-laws are given. Even in sleeping there is a fashion, ot which tbe barbarous aud moribund practice of wearing night-caps is an example. In the matter of food, some consider train oil a luxury others like frogs others think nothing so good as a steak from the body of an enemy or even of a triend, if there be none of tbe other ready for use. Only think how much trouble we are thus saved. We should otherwise have been continuity planning, and scheming, and arranging, for we could not have ordered a new gri iiron, or a bonnet or a coat, not to mention any other garment, without long deliberation as to shape, colour, and mateiial and after all man would have planned badly.

Fashion does for society at large, what hahit dees for the ii dividual. From hab men without the trouhle of farther thought, do what, in some circumstances, they have dorebef re and so following fashion, we do what has been done before by other men. It has only to be settled that the bonnet is to be ught and fashion steps in, and shows in what shapes it muit be made. lh is the fair side of our friend's character. It is painful to think what we might have been bnt for her.

We might st 11 bep tintsd sky-blue, with only a small piece of sheep-skin for a coat, or perhaps without even that, for 6uch a garment seems to have 'een worn from fashion rather thar. from ty, Devoid of manners, and with disgusting habits, we might still be living in holes eating anything that cameio hand, and like our forefathers, thinking it the height of happiness to drink home-brewed ale from the skull of an enemy. Yet instead of being grateful for all thiB, most men try how many bitter things tbey can say of her, to who they owe go much, Like the tador who tickets his goods faihimable," and then takes all the credit to himself, we accept thi benefits, and forget the giver. At the same time, there ia a certain amount of evil to be set over against all this kindness and amiability. Fashion is a tyrant.

6h9 rules wi'-h a rod of iron, and allows her subjects no liberty at all. The lash of ridicule, the most cruel and effectual means of punishing the refractory, is at her command, and she uses it freely, and to great purpoBe. The Greeks laughed at Billy old Dirgenes, not because sleeping curled up nnder a tub must have been uncomfortable, but because ether men lived in houses. Fashion nsed them to punish Diogenes, and she still nBes the same means. Bat I plead in extenuation that it is necessity that makes htr a tyrant.

Were all incipient insurrection not at once pnt down with a strong hand, the work of six thousand years would soon be destroyed. If any liberty were left, anarchy would ensue every old woman would strike out an original style of drees for herself, and become a scarecrow and a laughing stock. A more soriocs charge bronsht against Fashion is, that her commands are often absurd. For instance, in respect to female attire, much indignation has been stirred by the use of Now to me it appears a very tidy and graceful article of dress and I am told for on this pcint I have no personal experience that it is also, on the whole, convenient to the wearer. Its only fault is expensiveness, for it not only costs something itself, but it necessitates a certain additional number of widths in the dress over it.

However, the country is benefited by the circulation of money, and what come3 out of one pocket finds its way into another, and sooner or later, some of it is pretty Bnre to find its way back to the first pocket. In male attire, the article most reprobated is the hat. Whether we look at it as an ornament, or a mere contrivance for keeping out water, it ia impossible to deny that it ia stupid, unseemiy, and absurb. But did it ever strike any one, that of all the parts of toe human person, the moBt difficult to cover gracefully is a man's head Among the soluiers of every civilised there a certain similarity, in shape, at least, in every part of the uniform except the covering for the head, and in that there is the most perfect dissimilarity. Even in our own army there are cocked hats, bear-skins, highland bonnets, helmets ot all kinds, and sbakoes, of which last the shape is changed once at least every year.

In civil life, there is even greater diversity among the things worn in place of the bat, when Fashion permits its irks dignity to be for a little laid asi ie. There are things hard and soft, large and small, compressible and incompressible, square, round, and angular, and shapeliss. There is something pre-eminently puzzling about a man's head. It is a thing round and obtrusive, requiring to be covered, yet impossible to be covered gracefully. Here, to a certain extant, is an excuse for fashion, though the cannot be fully pardoned, for having commanded, and especially for contihuing to command, such an uncomfortable and hideous covering for the human skull masculine.

But the great excuse for all the mistakes made by Fashion is, that she has not finished her work and we all know that only a very wise man can judge of work unfinished, She is still only experimenting, and so must be allowed to make mistakes. Every dentist, when he is learning his business, must be allowed a few teeth to practise ubon, and these teeth must naturally come out of some unfortunate individual's head. in my private and individual capacity, like to have an old hand to operate on my mouth, but that is mere selfishness on my part. To those, however, who dread the manipulation of a tyro, I can only Bay, Ba not too eager to keap up with Fashion, lest she be tempted to experiment on you." GLEANINGS FKOM NEW BOOKS. Culorojohm in Convulsions.

When once a drag has established for itself so good a reputation as a curative agent, it is certain that many will endeavour to ascertain if it is equally valuable as a preventive. As yet the amonnt of evidence available ia email. Soma have reported tbat the regular daily uBe of the drug in vapour will dimini-h the frequency and seventy of epileptic a tacks, if not cure them entirely. My OWn experience in nnoatiTA fnr ha nouar ur. Mn anv advantage result from oniorotorm aa a means to stave off not depend upon numbers at all it merely depends on the and are prepared to maintain it.

The platform was in one endowments given to the Ci.urch, which are its own I respect a blank, for there was missed from it the well-property, (Cheers.) Of course, he said it was not morally known and not-to-be-forgotten face of Dr. FergnBhill right to do ecclesiastically wrontr, but they did not want to I Crawford, whose ourteous department and fine manage-do wrong it was their opponents who did. Oh," and ment and tact brought the Liberals into order, and whose cheers.) He further said that to do onto others as he would regretted death has left them without a leader of any mark, they should do unto him was a rule that he went upon. He and has spared him tbe mortification of witnessing, we fear, would not touch his (Mr. Harper's) endowment, and he did I very mny scenes he would have prevented or repudiated, not want bim to interfere with the endowments of the Irish 1 The dais was occupied by the Liberal members of the Church.

He did not want to be put eff from replying to Mr. Williams, but as to meeting Mr. Harper on the next night, he should leave himself in the hands ot the committee here. (Cheers.) As to tbe cause of want of pei- tions, Mr. Harper had attributed it to their having lost trust in the Protestants of this country, and preferred, as tation of Winchester, as against Mr.

Barrow Simonds, the Fenians, to pull down the Establishment by force. Was Conservative member. that what Mr. Harper was going to countenance (Shouting Mr. Joseph Dowling was unanimously voted into the and general chair, and on taking it be said thev had been kind enough No one else having presented himself for tbe purpose of to elect him to the honourable position of their president, asking a question, and be would endeavour to do his duty as such with im- Mr.

Hakper again rose and said the lecturer had not I partiality. He was sure they would, as on the other night, answered the last question. (Interruption.) For many I have a quiet and unanimous meeting. Their duty, in ac-vears he conducted an Orange journal, and as such had op- cordance with the restrictions then passed, was to promote portunities of knowing both sides of the question, and he knew what the feeling of the Irish people was. He now repeated the question, whether it was not a fact well known to politicians in Ireland that the want of petitions arose rather from a want of faith iu the English than from indifference, and hence that the apparent indifference was no argumeat upon tbe subject.

Was it not a fact, too, that there are fewer Protestant Episcopalians at present in Ireland, in proportion to tbe popnlation, than there were 100 years ago Also that the Irish Roman Catholics bad formed a bad opinion of the Protestants consequent on our endeavour to force Protestantism on them by power instead of argument Was it not likewise a fact that if emigra'ioa will account for the diminished number of Protestan-s in Ireland it also will far more account for Roman Catholics and was it not a fact that more Roman Catholics than Protestants had emigrated out of Ireland Now be did not want these questions to be nibbled at (in. terruption), and he objected to any hocus-pocus in the way of answering them. (Uproar.) He asked for a straight-forward answers to straightforward questions, for he could cultivate the same talent and chaff the lecturer were he disposed to do so, but leving tbe truth, he sought for tbe truth only, knowing that tbe more tbe torch of truth was shaken the more it sinned. Toe LtCTL'EEE said he did not think he had indulged iu chaff. No" and He had stood there as a truthful man, without any hocus pocus whatever.

(Cheers.) As to the want of faith in the people of this country, it was the first time he bad beard such a statement. it." He bad, he believed, talked to as many members of Parliament as their friend, and he had never heard it before. He did not believe that politicians in Ireland believed anything of the kind, and he did not believe it. (Cheers.) He assured them from personal observation that the Irish Protestant clergy had even pawned their books in order to feed the Roman Catholics. The Catholics had not nsed their privilege ot petitioning because they did not want it.

As to the conducting of au Orange journal, it was a thing he never had been guilty of. He denied there are fewer Protestant Episcopalians in Ire'and in proportion to the population than there were 100 years ago. He had never seen Protestantism forced upon the people, but be bad seen a Protestant university into which they admitted the Catholics, and gave them a good education, and so they cave them what thev would not give us; and if it was bo bad how was it that the Baptists and Presbyterians had gone there in such numbers (Cheers.) When manufactures were crushed the Protestants, having more means when it was more difficult to emigrate than now, thousands of them emigrated before the Roman Catholics emigrated at all. Tbe Rev. R.

G. Harper then, amidst much uproar and cries of Close the meeting," demanded the name of the writer of the letter. He said the lecturer had said that the Church of England in Ireland taught toleration, but was it no: a fact that many of the clergy there, having land-lordf under 'heir influence, tbey had threatened to fight for their rights if a change be made and if their loyalty must be bribe! what should they for the lessons of loyalty they have taught in the past The Rev. Dr. Massingham said be would repeat they bad taught toleration, and there were no more loyal subjects nnder the English Crown.

In the name of the Protestants of Ireland he repelled tbe base insinuation thrown out against them (loud cheers) and if Mr. Harper were amongst the loyal Orangemen of Ireland he would not dare to cdst such a suspicion npon them. (Cheers.) Mr. Harper had said that landlords bad threatened to fight for their rights, and if be came to his honse to-morrow sad tried to take away bis property be wouid light for bis rights too. (Cheers.) He would not mind shooting a Fenian rebel to lie would take care should not came and rob him nd.

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