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pally requires to secure its prosperity, is a gradual | Ireland is also free from tithes; and in Scutlass and judicious removal of the restrictions on trade that impost is little known, for the proprietor a and commerce, which could be effected not only the soil is in most instances owner of the titin without injury, but with a positive benefit to the Where he is not proprietor, he is entitled, except -revenue; and were these restrictions once re. a few cases, to purchase them at a low rate, in var moved, we hope the Government will attend to sideration of their liability to be appropriateu : the maxim Laissez nous faire, for the less the the clergyman of the parish, in which the las: subjects are meddled with in their manufacturing are situated, in payment of any augmented stipti and trading concerns, it is the better for the to which the Teind Court may, on due applicatio country.-Edinburgh Chronicle.

consider him entitled. But it is erroneous to ini THE CORN LAWS AND THE MALT TAX. gine, as many English writers do, that tithes are

utterly unknown in Scotland ; for it is far frva The question of the Corn Laws is one of the unusual for one person to possess the teinds of ai.. most difficult which is likely to come before the other's lands; and the revenues of some of new Parliament; and we can collect from the elec- Universities are derived, to a considerable extent, tion speeches of Ministers, that no plan for their from this source. And the great variety of situsalteration has yet been under consideration. For tions in which tithes are placed, shews the impos while Sir James Graham decidedly approves of the sibility of making the relief from them a boon fit present law, and Lord ALTHORP seems desirous of the removal of the Corn Duties. What is to be postponing the discussion of thematter, Mr. PouLETT done, for example, where the tithes are payable to Thomson does not hesitate to avow, that the prin- a layman, or where they have been recently pur. ciples of Free Trade should regulate the importa-chased by the proprietor of the soil ? Are they to tion of our food, and that the question cannot be draw their value from the general revenue of tbe too soon set at rest. Some of the London jour country, in the same way as it is proposed that the nals seem anxious to discover the means of com- clergyman is to draw his stipend? How is the vapensating the landowners for the destruction of lue of tithes in the possession of the proprietor of their monopoly, from which we infer, that it is the ground to be ascertained? What is to be thought to be in vain to attempt to make even a done where, as is not unusual, one has long leases Reformed Parliament perform a great act of jus- of the tithes of his own lands, or of those of a. tice to the people, unless its members can be con- other person's, and who has a right to obtain a vinced that they will not be losers by its perform- renewal of his lease on its expiry? The ques.

And when it is considered that nearly the tions which the proposed measure would occasion whole House of Peers, and probably three-fourths would be innumerable, and they would not be saof the House of Commons, are landowners, and tisfactorily arranged in the course of half a cellinterested in the maintenance of the monopoly tury. But there is another impost, the repeal of which it is sought to destroy, we admit that our which would not only relieve all owners of land, expectations of seeing anything like a Free and even their tenants, but would prore of the Trade in Corn, for many years to come, are far greatest utility to the middle and lower orders: from sanguine. We cannot for a moment think We allude to the Malt Tax, the net annual pru that those who have so long enjoyed the benefits duce of which, in Great Britain and Ireland, has of of the restrictions on the importation of corn can late years rather exceeded four millions. The tax ever claim any thing like compensation for the is most oppressive, and it has in a great measure removal of the restrictions which have been bene- put an end to the consumption of malt liquor ficial to them, only because they have been injuri- among the lower classes in Scotland. A quarter of ous in a tenfold degree to the other classes of the barley may be purchased for thirty shillings; but community ; but if there is any change in our fis.. the Malt Duty is twenty shillings and eightcal regulations which may render a relaxation in pence, a tax of nearly 70 per cent, and which bethe prohibitory system more agreeable to the land comes still more severe by being collected indi. owners, without being mischievous to the people rectly, and not from the consumer, but from the at_large, such change should be made, in order to manufacturer; for, in malting grain, there is a expedite the settlement of a question of vast im- considerable increase in the bulk, and that in. portance, and which the manufacturing classes, crease goes so far to pay the expense of manufar. and the inhabitants generally of towns, will never ture. Thus, by the old Scotch Law, only two shil. cease to agitate till settled to their satisfaction. lings Scots, or twopence sterling, were allowed to It has been proposed in England, that a compro- be charged by the maltster for the malt more th: mise should be made, by relieving the landowners of the selling price of barley; and we believe thal, tithes, on their giving up the duty on foreign even at present, two shillings a quarter would be corn.

But there are serious, and apparently in a sufficient remuneration to the maltster, were he surmountable, objections to such an arrangement. relieved of the annoyance of being under the exOf the land in England, little more than two-cise laws, and of the risk and outlay which the thirds are subject to tithes; the remainder is tax occasions. But good malt cannot be purchaseither tithe free in whole or in part, or liable in ed for less than fifty-seven shillings, the additional payment only of a modified sum. A great part of I four shillings over the price of the barley, the




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THE CORN LAWS. arged by the maltster for his outlay and risk, WHETHER the Ministers choose it or not, the Corn Laws ad the expense and trouble occasioned to him by will be discussed in the first session of the new Parliament, ot being the master of his own premises. It ap

and in every session afterwards until the matter is set at ears to us that the repeal of the Malt Tax, in will be a sufficient number of Members to bring forward

Powerful as the Ministry will no doubt be, there njunction with the Corn Laws, would be of the this question, and many others of vital interest to the tmost benefit to the country, and that the relief people, on which the Whigs, according to their own achich the great body of the people would thereby count, have not yet formed any decided opinion. In such sperience, would be much greater than could be the uncertainty in which this question has been allowed to

circumstances nothing but evil can arise from delay. From (ven by any other measure. The landowners remain, much injury has arisen, not only to the agriculonld hardly object to the measure. The whole turists, but to the landholders themselves. Agriculture icreased rent derived by them in consequence of is in the most depressed condition, and those engaged in le Corn Duties is calculated by Mr. Macculloch it have been deprived of the greater part of their capital : L.1,800,000, and the immensely increased de- duce could not afford, but which the hope that the depres

by paying rents which the low prices of agricultural proand for malt which the repeal of the tax would sion was only temporary, induced them to continue. On casion, would tend to keep up the price of bar- the other hand, a change in the Corn Laws having been 'y, and, consequently, of other agricultural pro- seen, for the last two years, to be inevitable, and the effect of

Every labouring man would have it in his the change on the value of landed property being uncertain, ower to enjoy a wholesome and nutritious beve- measure unsaleable, and its proprietors have, in many in

the consequence has been, that land has become in a great ige, which would go far to make up for an in- stances, relinquished the attempt, however anxious they ufficient allowance of food, and a taste for malt may be to effect sales. Matters must continue in this quor would soon become general, and tend, more

staie until the Corn Laws are placed on a permanent han any scheme which has been devised, to stop fairly experienced. We are convinced that the protection

basis, and the effect of any change which may be made, he consumption of spiritous liquors, the abuse of that these laws afford to the agriculturist, and the injury hich is the great cause of misery and crime. they cause to the other classes of the community, have

With regard to the diminution of the revenue, been much exaggerated, and that much less difference than hich the repeal of the Malt and Corn Duties is commonly imagined would take place in the price of rould occasion, we hope a Reformed Parliament grain in this country were the Corn Laws entirely re

pealed. It is very doubtful if the quantity of grain imvould have no difficulty. Great retrenchments ported by this country could be very materially increased nay be made, in every department of the public without a great rise in the price. In every country the xpenditure, by a Parliament which sets seriously best lands are first cultivated, and if an additional quantity about it. The waste of the public money in the col- of grain is required to be raised, recourse must be had to ection of the taxes is enormous, and there is hardly ferior lands can be cultivated only by means of an increas

lands inferior in fertility to those in cultivation. But in. · in which an immense saving ed expenditure of labour for the same or a smaller return; could not be made, by conducting the business in and, consequently, the price of grain raised on such lands

more efficient manner. The expense of the must be higher, in order to remunerate the cultivator, management of the national debt, by the Bank of than that of grain raised from lands of greater fertility. England, which exceeds——when every thing is price, not only of the grain grown on such lands, but of

But the having recourse to poorer lands increases the taken into view~L.300,000 a year, is most dis- the whole other grain produced in the country; for a graceful; more especially when contrasted with the commodity of a uniform quality cannot bave two different management of the national debt of France, which prices in the same market. The price of the whole is in only costs one-thirtieth of the above sum. The

this way regulated by the price necessary to remunerate spending of eight millions a-year, on an army of pose that the fertility of the poorest soil which produces

the cultivator of the poorest soils. If we, therefore, sup100,000 men, is another specimen of the necessity I grain for the British market, at present, is such that it of retrenchment.

In this single department, Par- yields five bolls of wheat per acre, and that, to raise an liament may, in the course of a few years, if peace with the same quantity of labour, will produce only four

additional quantity, recourse must be had to land which continue, save at least two millions. But the only bolls, the result' must be, that the whole quantity of grain mode of obtaining retrenchment is by diminishing sent to the British market will be increased one-fifth in the revenue. Our Government never yet thought of price, and thus a great check would be given to importaraving the public money, so long as they could get tion, and to the fall in the price of our own produce. it to spend ; but after they have no other resource,

However remarkable this result may appear to those who it is wonderful how they continue to carry on the have not considered such subjects, it will be found to

stand the test of the most rigorous examination. business of the country with the diminished re

It is no doubt true, that agriculture is improving rapid. When the property tax was repealed in ly on the Continent, but population is proceeding with 1816, in spite of the exertions of Ministers, it was still greater rapidity. The total population of Europe declared, that, no government could carry on pub- millions, and the period of doubling may be taken at fifty

cannot be estimated at present at less than two hundred lic affairs; but although they were deprived of a tax yielding fourteen millions by a single vote, no population of Europe. Suppose, therefore, that the Con.

years. Every year, then, four millions are added to the embarrassment was ever experienced by Ministers. tinent were at this

moment able to supply Great Britain We doubt not, therefore, that if the Malt Tax with the whole grain of all kinds which she consumes, in were also repealed, means would be found to make the short space of three years and a half, the whole quanthe revenue meet the expenditure.Edinburgh | therefore rid ourselves of all fears of the pernicious ten

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tion of corn. As time rolls on, population increases, the less." Why, from the first, all resistance was bopa, demand for corp augments, poorer and poorer soils must less, and the Globe has repeatedly asserted it to! be cultivated with a smaller and smaller return, and as have been so, and justly characterized the the price of corn has risen progressively during the last conduct of the commander who persisted izt four or five centuries, so it will continue, unless some The surrender has been“ humane and considerata mighty revolution shall depopulate the world and reduce its inhabitants to their former numbers. Of all absurd to Cbasse himself, who began to be interested in fears, that of the permanent depreciation of landed pro- the storming drew near. The loyalty of Case perty is the greatest. Of all modes of investing capital, to the King of Holland has been pleaded for bize it has hitherto been the most advantageous. Between This is an apology not to be admitted. It is tbeis the latter part of the seventeenth century and the begin- terest of the world to bold the tools of tyrants to ning of the nineteenth, it increased in value in Scotland sponsible for the mischiefs they work. íí tbe wie fifteenfold, and during the forty years which elapsed bo- ked purposes of kings cannot be controlled, at les tween 1770 and 1810, the rental of Scotland augmented let all moral checks be interposed to their obtaifourfold. We see nothing in the present temporary de-ing instruments for their atrocious pleasure. Ito pression which induces us to think that any retrogression good that the servant should say, "I dare not." + is likely to take place.

the cruel bidding of the royal master. The rest

best thing to correcting a depraved heart is to tie L. AFTER all the fanfaronnade, Chasse did not wait Chasse knew full well that he was holding out Az

felon's hands that would give effect to its naine the

assault, but surrendered ere a practicable breach werp citadel against the laws of humanity, and is was effected. Şurrendering was much wiser,or, should have told his King that the dread of intera to borrow Polly's phrase," safest and best.” The forbade obedience to his royal pleasare. As he !! Times now declares that “ the general (Chasse) has not so, the moral judgment of the world should make shown himself both a hrave man and a faithful offi- him an example to deter others from the same të cer,” and its echo, the Globe, says, “ General

, Chasse lanous subserviency.Examiner. has acted bravely, and at length wisely.” Both these papers have, for the last month, been very

EMIGRATION_CANADA. successfully proving that Chasse deserved to be hung for a defence which could have no other con The following letter is from a gentleman və sequence than a waste of blood. His late submis- left Edinburgh in the Autumn to settle in Azsion cannot alter the character of his past conduct.

rica :The lives which have been wantonly sacrificed are

York, Upper Canada, 20th Nor. 182. to be placed to the account of his useless ruthless obstinacy. The blood which he has caused to be

“ I arrived here on the 3d of October, after pa spilled is not to be pardoned him, because he stop- sing through a great part of the State of New ped short of spilling more when the struggle was York, and since that time I have explored all tha coming to his last ramparts. In carrying on the country in this neighbourbood for 10 miles reusi hopeless defence for one hour, he violated the laws Although, from the advanced season of the year, of civilized warfare, and stamped himself a barba- I have not been able to push my inquiries so far rian. He has not, it is true, persevered up to the as I would wish, yet I shall give you the result ei last extremity, involving himself-he has stopped short in the course of offence; but this does not al. my own observations, and the information asorati ter the character of offence, or entitle him to praise me by others. in place of execration. He is now emphatically “ First, Whether a person of capital, and sicalled a “ brave man,” instead of a barbarian. customed to good society in the old country

, skrint Where is the especial bravery in his conduct 2 The settle in the United States or in Canada ; fre: dangers of the siege to him personally were slight what I have seen, I decidedly give the preferetet before an assault, which he prevented by a timely to the latter, as the Canadas present greater at surrender. He was not serving guns; he was not tractions to a settler of respectability, in the shape exposed in the destruction of the outworks. He has been brave with the lives of others, and de- of good society, and afford greater facilities to li serves the loss of his own fame. Wbat check can acquiring property. An emigrant, before he is in we have on the conduct of men, if they may enter lowed to land in New York, must pay a tax of che on courses of wanton mischief, and retrieve charac- dollar. Before he can hold landed property

, be ter by stopping short of the extremity at which the goes before the Mayor or chief magistrate of tae perils to themselves commence? What an encou- district where he intends to settle, and makes ezi ragement would this be to criminality, that thus that it is his intention to become a citizen of the fat it is venial! nay more, that positive praise is United States, and permission is granted to be given for the halt, after the malevolent gratification has been had in the progress up to the point of dif: to open a store, or enter upon a farm, but the ficulty and danger! 'other commanders, in the cir- licence is taken in the name of a citizen of the cumstances of Chasse, will learn, from the present United States and the property held by b.v. example, that they may sport with humanity for For this licence you pay two dollars. After a pro a season amidst the execration of the world, and bation of five years you again repair to the air procure an indulgence for all by a late surrender, magistrate and take the oath of allegiance to to ere the bayonets of a justly exasperated soldiery United States, abjuring all foreign princes and po threaten their own breasts. Since we wrote the tentates. You then receive a certificate frou : above, the Globe, advancing in discovery, and becoming confident in laudation, has pronounced magistrate, with the seal of the U. S. attached » Chasse entitled to praise for “ bis humane and con

it, and you become a naturalized citizen ; and ** siderate surrender, when all resistance was hope this privilege you pay the sum of eight dollars

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In England, you hear a great deal about the -a third of the money being paid at the time of 'eedom of the inhabitants of the United States, sale, and the balance in ten years. ad their exemption from taxes ; but if you ask a is paid down, it can be purchased for much less, ankee what taxes he pays for his farm, he will whereas an emigrant who settles in the bush, upon :ll you they are oppressive. In the States, the a lot of 200 acres, must pay at three dollars per ixes upon a farm of 200 acres will amount to 100 acre,

600 r 150 dollars. The taxes upon a farm of the same House and barns equal to these xtent in Canada do not amount to three or four on the cleared farms,

1,700 ollars per annum. The Canadians, I have no Clearing 100 acres, at 12 dollars esitation in saying, are the happiest people in the per acre,

1,200 With moderate industry, a fertile soil As he must purchase every nables them to support their families ; and, if thing for the support of himeady, they can lay by a little, while their pro self and family for two years, erty is increasing in value every year. The taxes say,

500 ce a mere trifle, and no parish burdens or tithes. very person possessed of a forty-shilling freehold

Dollars, 4000, or £1000, as a vote; and as property is so easily acquired 1 this country, it amounts to nearly universal “A great part of the land must be unoccupied for affrage. The manners of the people of the States at least 20 years, whereas the person who buys a re disgusting to a stranger, and fully verify Mrs. farm with 100 acres of clearing, gets an imme'rollope's description. Extreme selfishness pervades diate return for his capital, and he goes on clearvery action, and there is a want of that sociability ing and thinning, the remainder for fire wood, as o congenial to an Englishman. In the cities you he requires it; and by this thinning, he makes an zill meet with gentlemen ; but I speak of the excellent pasture for his cattle. The Backwoodsnhabitants of small towns, and of the country. In man, for at least two years, must purchase every ravelling through Canada every man is indepen- thing that he uses, &c.—the general fare is salt lent; and if you go into a house you meet with pork and potatoes. The latter, on a cleared farm, i cordial welcome. Every man lives well here, has an excellent orchard, rears poultry, sheep, ind the poorest farmer never sits down to a meal pigs, &c., and settles himself in comfort at once. vithout butcher-meat dressed in two or three Another great mistake that settlers commit, is pur. lifferent ways, although their cookery is a little chasing too much land. No man emigrating to efter the backwoodsman fashion. There is another this country should purchase more than 200 acres. creat inducement for young men of respectability A large purchase only locks up his money, and he ettling in this colony, namely, the road to wealth, never can expect to clear the whole of it. He will honours, and preferment, is open to every person do more for his family by labouring upon a small of good conduct and talent. As a proof that this tract, and with the profit he will soon be able to province is more inviting to emigrants of capital, add another lot to his first purchase. It is genen it is remarked, that the emigrants arriving here by rally believed in the old country, that farming, on way of New York are better pleased with Ca- the most approved system, pursued in Scotland, nada after comparing the two countries, than will not succeed in this country. So far as I can those who come by Quebec.

judge, there never was a greater mistake. “It is the general opinion here, that emigrants of “ Nowhere in the world will a man meet with a moderate capital make a great mistake in going better society than in Canada, and there is no into the bush. It is more profitable to such per- country in the world where, if a man behave himsons to enter upon a cleared farm, and more con- self well, he is more taken notice of. ducive to the comfort of their families. A man “Upon the whole, I am so much pleased with the with a large capital cannot do wrong, or feel any country, with the people, and, indeed, with every inconvenience wherever he goes, and the labouring thing, that unless it were to join some old and man feels the privations as no hardship, as he has valued friends, I would leave Scotland without rebeen accustomed to work hard all his life. The gret, and never, in my dullest moments, would farmer, on going into the bush, can afford to build I indulge a single wish to return. The land is a house and other conveniencies, at an expense of superior to anything we have in Berwickshire, £500, or £600, and bring his family at once into a and, if well farmed, will produce upwards of forty place of comfort. But I am at a loss to under- bushels per acre at least; a farmer can calculate stand what can induce a man with a family, pos- on that; and on the great advantage, that York sessed of £500, or from that to £1500, and accus- is the capital of the province, and there you find tomed to good society at home, voluntarily to bury an outlet for all your surplus produce. No man himself in the woods. For, a farm of 200 acres, who emigrates to this country will ever regret with a clearing of 120 acres, and a house suitable having done so. He can put out his capital to for the accommodation of a large and genteel fa. advantage in almost every business ; can support mily, with the necessary barns, &c., can be pur. his family at trifling expense, and never form an chased, in good situations, under £1000 currency anxious thought forth eir provision in after life.”

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Glasgow._BAZAAK, Jan. 23.- Very little business Tel. to-day in the Bazaar. The supply of chetse was good, es

ing the season of the year. but fes sales were made. Forrar.-On the 2d curt., about ten o'clock P. M., the cheese brought from 9s. tid. tu 10s. a stone; ordinary drying-house at the Plash Mill of Muirton was discover. 8x. 90. to 98. do. ed to be on fire; and before it could be extinguished, the whole of the roof, and about 600 spindles of yarn, were consumed.

APPOINTMENTS. DESTRUCTIVE FIRE AT LIVERPOOL.-On Monday night, the 14th, about eleven o'clock, one of the most tremend.

On Friday the 4th current, the Rev. Mango C. ous and awful conflagrations with which Liverpool has kenzie was ordained assistant and successor to the le ever been visited, broke out in the neighbourhood of John Paton of Lasswade. The Rev. James Mostra Bath Street and Lancelot's-bay. It is generally believed of Dalkeith preached and presided. that the flames first made their appearance in a painter's

ST ANDREWS.-Dr David Scott, late of Corstorp'in shop in Bath Street and the fire, in a very short time, ex

was, on Friday, indurted to his office of professx tended itself to 'the large warehouse, adjoining both on

Oriental languages in St Mary's College. the south and east, which were filled with merchandise of On Thursday, the 17ih curt. the Second United Atos various descriptions, principally'cotton, grain, oil, and navalciate Congregation, in Yawick, gave a most barrers

The rapidity with which the fire continued its ra call to Mr Adam Thomson, preacher, to be colleven. vages was almost incredible. One life was lost, and several successor to their present pastor, the Rev. James Hea

The damage is calculated at L.300,000; derson. some state it as high as half a million. Ten thousand The honourable Mrs Hay Mackenzie of Cromarts' as bags of cotton were destroyed; but this will scarcely af- presented the Reverend Mr Noble. Rector of the Acafect the market, as it does not amount to one week's demy, Tain, to the church and parish of Foddarty, taon consumption. It is supposed that the insurance offices by the death of the Rev. Charles Bayne. will lose about L. 120,000.

Awful ExplosION.-Monday morning, at ten minutes past ten, the town of Dartford, in Kent, was thrown into the

OBITUARY OF EMINENT PERSONS, 1832. utmost consternation and alarm, in consequence of an explosion having taken place at the extensive powder mills of Messrs Wilks and Co. It would be impossible to describe the state of January 28.-Dr Bell, founder of the Madras system of edsthe inhabitants, who were running in all directions to reach a cation, in his 80th year. place of safety By eleven o'clock the town was nearly de February 3 –The poet Crabbe, in his 731 year. serted, the principal part of the people having gone to Cray. February 22.-Goethe. at Weimar, in his 83d year. ford. The damage done for miles round is immense, and a March 10.-Muzio Clementi, the composer, in his dis many instances, in the immediate neighbourhood, in a number year. of houses not a pane of glass is left whole. Seven bodies had April 30.-Dr Huntingford, Bishop of Hereford. been found, but it was impossible to say bow many were miss May 13.-Baron Cuvier, the celebrated gealngiste ing, or the number that were killed, as the ruins were then May 16.-Casimir Perier, Prime Minister of France. smuking, and the workmen were up to time unable to make May 25 – Right Hon. Sir William Grant, formerly Master any search, in consequence of the dangerous state of the pre- of the Rolls.

May 39.-The Rev. George Burder, author of 0273 SHIPWRECKS.–At twelve noon, on the 29th November, two Sermons," and for many years Secretary to the Laodes Miss schooners, both named St Miguel el Fritrepedido, the one 90 sionary Society, having nearly completed his Soth year. tons, belonging to Naples, and the other 130 tons, belonging to May 30.-Right Hon. Sir James Mackinrosh, LL.D.F.RS Bilboa in Spain, both from Bergen, and bound to the above M.P., in his 67th year. ports with fish, were completely wrecked on the Bara Islands. June 2. - Charles Butler, Esq., the celebrated conveyanse. The crews landed in their boats, but saved nothing. Seeing author of " Horæ Biblicæ," and numerous works, in bis 83 they could not clear Barahead, they veered out their cables year. astern during the night to stop their way, that they might have June 6.--Jeremy Bentham, Esq. in bis 85th year. the better chance to save their lives with day-light. This had June 21.-Count Woronzów, many years Russian Ambassithe desired effect. On reaching the shore, they are said to bave dor at the Court at St James's, in his €6th year. “ kissed and blessed the ground."

July 22.- The Duke of Reichstadt,,800 of the Emperor 13 PENRITH, Jan. 6. --MELANCHOLY ACCIDENT NEAR poleon, in his 22d year, BROUGHAM HALL._FIVE LIVES Lost.-About four August 26.—The Rev. Dr Adam Clarke, of cholers, 432 o'clock this afternoon (Sunday), while a number of boys nearly 70. were sliding on the fish ponds in front of Brougham Hall,

August 31.-Sir Everard Home, Bart. in bis 77th year. the ice broke, and eight fell into water nine feet deep. bis 67th year.

September 1.--The Rev. Joseph Kinghorn, of Norwich, in Three of them owe their lives principally to the exertions

September 6.—Sir Albert Pell, Kat., Judge of the Bars. of a waggoner, the Brougham Hall coachman, and Mr.

ruptcy Court. Jackson, surgeon of Penrith. Mr. James Brougham, September 16.-Field Marshal Sir Alared Clarke, in b» M.P., was likewise on the spot, and rendered every possi- 67th year. ble assistance; but the other five were not got out till life September 21.-Sir Walter Scott, the most popular iasi was totally extinct. Three of these unfortunate youths his age, io his 620 year. were from Penrith; the remaining two belonged to the

October 23.-General William Dalrymple, aged 96.

November 3. —Sir Juha Leslie, Professor of Nataral PLS neighbouring village of Eamont Bridge.

FUGITIVES IN America.-- We perceive by the recent sophy in the University of Edioburgh. American papers, that a person named Thomas Sherry, land.

November 4.-Lord Tenterden, Lord Chief Justice of Esg who alsconded with money from his employers, Messrs. Martins, Stone, and Co., the bankers of London, has been arrested in the States, and compelled to surrender his THE LATE DR. JAMES GUEGORY.It is with the dessa plunder.

regret that we have to record the death of this her

esteemed and rising young man, who, on Friday the 28th ibn PROVISION MARKETS.

aged 31, fell a victim to typhus fever, caught in the dischar? EDINBURGH, JAN 22d. ---Beef 4+1 to 70, Mutton Ad to 7d, of his professional duties. Few physicians of his year Veal 6d to 9d, Pork 4d to 6d, per lb; Lamb 28 to 38 6d per have left a memory more sincerely regretted by his luna quarter ; quartern loaf 8d, potatoes, 35, per peck fresh buto rous friends, and his death bas occasioned a blank wika ter 10d to ls ld, salt do. 80s per cwt do. per Ib od to 10d, Dun. it will be difficult to supply in several of the met tzen op cheese 48s to 51s, common du. 32s, egg ls per dozen. portant public institutions of this city.


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