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Parliament. There are eighteen specimens of y Lieut. Davies, with a pick-axe iu bis hand, cut historical composition, which are sent in by bis way into the den, and got sufficiently near Ibrir respective authors, as bases apon which to fasten a strong rope round his neck, by they found a claim for the two premiums of which means he was dragged out, to the no fered by the Directors for thetwo best pictures | small satisfaction of a numerous crowd of ju that class; these rewards consist of one anxions spectators. He measured seven feet hundred guineas for the first, in point of me and a half from the nose to the tail. rit; and fifty guineas for the second, to be 10 April last, a party of gentlemen went out adjudged hereafter by the Committee of Di- | from Kishenagur to bunt the wild boar; but rectors. No Member of the Royal Acadeiny Bot meeting with any sport, one of the numis included in this laudable competition, nor ber (Mr. Kelso), quitted his companions, and are the artists particularized in the catalogue set out on his return home. He bad proceed. of the establishment
ed but a short distance, wben a boar was start. A meeting of Architects lately took place in ed, and finding bimself attacked by the huo. London, for the purpose of soosidering of the ters, took bis course across the very road by best mode of establishing an Academy of Ar which Mr. Kelso was returning. Mr. Kelso chitecture, containing, among other requisites immediately galloped up to tbe boar, with the in such a foundation, a museum of models, intention of speariog him; but just as he came and a guod library. It is vnderstood not to within reach, his borse tripped and unfor. be in the least opposed to the Royal Academy. tunately tell. The shaft of bis spear, at the
Tbe following singolar instance of intrepi same time, took the ground; while the point dity took place, in Marcb Jast, at Agoada, entered his side between the ribs and the near Goa. A report was received at the can haruch-boue, and by the violence of the fall, tou ments ibat a large tiger had been seen on was driven completely through his body,--The the rocks uear the sea. About nine o'clock in entire blade and part of the shaft issuing from the morning a number of officers and men the loin of the same sile. At the same critical assinbled at the spot where it was said to have instant, he was charged by the boar, who ripbeen seen, when, after so:pe search, the ani. ped up the flesh of one of his arms (which be mal was discovered to be in the recess of an instinctively stretched out, with a view toward immense rock; dogs were set in, in the hopes him off) froin the fingers to the elbow, and of starting him, but without effect, they hav. would unquestionabiy bave put him to death, ing reinrned with several wounds. Lielt. had not his attention been diverted by another Erao Davis, of the 7th regiment, attempted of the gentlemen, who providentally came up to enter the den, but was obliged to return, at ibe moment, and threw his spear, a little fiering the passage extremely narrow and way short of the spot, where DIY Kelso lay. duk. He, bowever, attenspieel it a second To add to the horrid circumstances of this time, with a pick axe in his hand, with which accident, it was found impracticable to extract be removed soupe obstructions that were in the weapon in any other way than by drawing his way, and having proceeded a few yards, its whole length through the wound. This ke heard a poise, which he couceived to be was acordingly done, and Mr. Kelso was conthat of the animal in question. He then re veyeel to Kishenagur. Notwithstanding the Arged, and communicated the same iu Licnt. formidable appearance and dangerous course Thew, who also went in the same distance, and of the wound, it fortunately had not passed was ud i similar opinion. What course to through any vital part, and the great fow of pursop was duohtfil; some proposed blowing blood effecioally contributed to prevent inbp the rock, others smoaking him out. At Aammation, without proceeding to such a length a portire was tied to the end of a bam height as to be itself a source of danger. We kw), and introduced into a small crevice which lears with much pleasure, that, contrary to Beid towards the den. Lieut. Davies went on the apprebensions at first entertained, Mr.
s buds and kies down the narrow passage Kelso is now considered to be in a fair way of which led to it (which he accomplished with recovery. Eminent danger to himself) and by the light The particulars of the late earthquakes at qilisi he way enabled to discover the auimal; the Cape of Good Hope, are given in the fole having returned he said he could kill bim with lowing letter from that Colony :a pisted; which being procured, he eutered Cape Town, Dec. 6, 1809. I have now to
, and firered, but without success, owing || inform you as accurately as my circumseribed Rus the award situation he was then placed observations will admit, of an event extremely in, with lus leit band only at liberty. He went uncommon and awful, which has just occurgain with a musket and bayonet, and wound. red. On the 30th of November the weather eni bin in the loins, but was obliged to retreat was vousually warm, for so early a period of ses priek as the narrow passage would allow, the season. The thermometer varying in the
be tiger having forced the musket back to shade from 86° to 92°, with a sky perfectly wards the mouth of the den. He then pro clear, and but little wind. Thus it continued çared a rifle, with which he again forced his till the evening of the 3d instant; when a cool way into the place, and taking a deliberate breeze, westerly, attended with a slight fog, sim at his head, fired, and put an end to his cane in from the sea.-On Monday at niue existence. Another jifficulty still presented A. M. the fog still continued; thermometer itself how to get him out required some con. 74o, barometer 29° 80'. In the middle of the sideration. Ropes were procured, but every day (4th Dec.) the mountains of Hottentot sitempt to reach bim proved fruitless, till n Holland in the S. Eng were covered with Beccy
electric clouds, which are often observed at accounts from the country, but innumerable this time of the year. Several violent gusts of vague reports are in circulation; and the inwind, which raised the dust to a considerable habitants of tbe town, who are extremely susbeight in the air, were experienced in Capeceptible of alarni, give credit to them all. One Towa, the intervals between them being per. child of eight years dropped down in the street, feetly calm. The sky for the whole day, after and instantly expired through terror. Two or twelve at noon, except at Hottentot Holland, a three persons bave been deprived of specch; distance of 30 miles from Cape Town, was per. and several others have been suffering severely fectly clear. At five P. M. a strong S. E. wind in various ways from the effect of extreme came on (unattended with the usual cloud fear. Some are so much intimidated by this over Table mountajn) wbich lasted three or unexpected and awful visitation, as seriously four hours. At ten minutes past ten P. M. to talk of selling their houses and property a very violent shock of an earthquake was felt here, and removing to Batavia –This powerthrough the whole town, which was succeeded ful operation of terror on their minds, may by two others, equally tremendous: they con probably appear astonishing to Europeans ; tinued about twelve or fourteen seconds, and but it is to be considered, that the iu habitants followed each otber at intervals of about half of this climate have been bitherto totally exa minute, attended with a noise very different empled from the tremendous convulsions of from thunder, but much louder. The slocks nature, which are frequently experienced in proceeded in the direction from S. E. to N. W. other quarters of the globe.-We wow find that Between the hours of ten on Monday night, the shocks, violent as they were here, have and six in the morning of the 5th instant, not been felt at the liot baths, about eighty about foarteen shocks were experienced; and miles to the eastward ; nor at sca, as we leara two or three more in the course of the day. by the Camel, which ship arrived yesterday'. Excepting the three first felt, they were sliglit; | It has been generally remarked that a great producing no perceptible motion of the earth, many watches stopped, and several lost fronu but resembling distant thunder. The last two to ten, and even twelve, and fifteen hour's. shock was at six A. M. this day, but not Within the last half hour we have had austronger than the others. When the first other slight shock. I he inhabitants still conshock was felt, the thermoineter was at 77° in tinue in a considerable degree of alarm, aut tbe house ; (probably at 74° out of doors). At every unusual noise is dreaded as the foretwo A. M, of the 5th instant, thermoineter 63• runner of an earthquake. This is not to be in the open air : barometer at five f. M.on the wondered at." same day 29° 8', wind W. with rain; the night Jan. 14, The island of Borson or Pengwin, was very dark, On the next morning there sometimes called Seal Island, at the westerno *as a very strong wind from the west ward, and extremity of Table Bay, has entirely disapsome rain. Several meteors, or falling stars, peared bencath the water. In December, an were observed during the night of the 4th earthquake was felt at ('ape Town, only two instant, with a very luminons aurora australis. leagues distant, by which some dainage was
The ships in the bay, although the water occasioned to the houses, but we do uot find was not apparently agitated, were so strongly that any lives were lost at that place; and it atlected by the shocks, that several men ou is supposed that the convulsion extended to board them were thrown oul of their liain Bossou. The island was about two piles in mocks! I apprehend nearly one fourth part of length and one in breadıb, avd was, although the houses in Cape Towu are more or less Aat, somewhat more elerated above the surface dainaged. Several pillars, uros, and other of the sea than the contiguous Island of Elizaornainents, have been destroyed. As yet I beth. The Dutch, w beu in possession of the have heard of only one house that was entirely Cape, kept a guard of twenty four zuen on #brown down, but a great many have lost por Basson, and it was employed as a place of ban tions of their walls, and are cracked froin top o'shment for criminals, to the number of froin ty bottom. The house which was eutirely de- seventy to one bundred, who dug lime stone molished, was at some little distance from the to supply materials for the buildings on the town. The inbabitants in general forsovk adjacent continent. No women were then their houses during the whole night of the permitted to reside there, vot even the wife of 4th jostant, and so great was their consterna the port-master. It was not allowed that tion, that implicit credit was given to a very strangers sbould visit it, since a Danisl ship absard and terrifying prognostication that which had lost great part of her crew, and similar sbocks would be felt the next pight. refused assistance at the Cape, sent a boat on Of the Duteb inliabitants I do not believe shore, dispersed the guard, and received on there was one who went to bed before day | board as many walefactors as were necessary light! Tents were pitched in the parade, iu to navigate her to Europe. At the southern the market, and in all the open places, and extremity of the island, a flag was hoisted on those persons who could not procure tents, the approacb of any vessel. -How many lives had their waggous fitted out, and sat up in have been lost by this awful visitation is out thein..As yet se bave received no particular ascertained.
INCIDENTS OCCURRING IN AND NEAR LONDON, INTERESTING MARRIAGES, &c.
FEB. 17. About seven o'clock in the evening, he heard as any man who is paid for filling the as Elizabeth Shella, a servant to Mrs. Guiswell, place he holds.” On this the Chancellor of the who resides at the Queen's Palace, was returning Excheqner moved, “That the words of the Hon. home, she was attacked by a tall man, in a long Membere should be taken down," which was dark great coat, near Davies-street, Berklev- agreed to. The House resumed, and Sir Jobo square. The villain struck the young woman in Anstruther, the Chairman, reported the expres. the arm with a sharp instrument made like a lan- sions of Mr. Fuller. The Speaker then informed crt. The unfortunate sufierer, who is only nine- the House, that it had coine to his knowledge that teen years otage, proceeded to Miss Goldsworthy's a Member' had used unparliamentary language, bonse, iu Hill street, Berkley-square, where she which was a breach of the privileges of that Hon. received every attention, and was taken to the House. He felt sorry that it would become bis Queen's Palace; surgical assistance was immedi- duty to name him.-Upon which Mr. Fuller said, ately obtained, and upon examining the wound, “You need not be diffident-it's I, Jack Fuller." it was found the instrument lrad penetrated to the The Speaker ordered the Hon. Member to with very bone of the arm.
draw; but he declined, until several of his friends A woman, who had been left in the sole care of interfered. The Chancellor of the Exchequer a house near Hendon, in which there was some moved, “ That he should be taken into the cusFaluable property, had been uneasy several days,tody of the Serjeant at Arms,” which was agreed from an apprehension that some attack might be to, without a dissenting voice. Mr. Fuller, who made mpon it in so unprotected a state. On the was in the lobby, on the vote of the Horse being 21st of February her uncasiness was such that she communicated to bim, rushed into the body of the went to a neighbouring cottage, and requested the House, and, in a loud voice said, the Speaker liad woman who resided in it to go and serp in the not the power or authority to order him into cushouse with her, or to induce oue of her filnily totody, he was only the serva:it of the Members,
Not heing able to succeed, she proceeileal and hy their submitting to him, they had made to a public-honse for the same purpose. ` A young llim their master; he meant "le insignificant sollier, who was quartered in that house, agreed little fellow with the wig.”—The Speaker directed to go with the poor woman. When they reached the Serjeant at Arms should collect the persons the mausiou, they found one of the windows open, under his command to remove Mr. Fuller from atid on entering, the soldier was attacked by a the House. It was with difficulty that the Serman with a large knie. The soldier immediately | jeant and four Messengers took him into custody, rau bis bayonet through tlie ruffian, and killed where he reinained till the first of March; wlien, hinu on the spot. Immediately after, another man after receiving a severe reprimand from the Chair, came forward with a pistol in his hand, which lie he was discharged on paying his fees. aimed at the soldier, which luckily missed tire! Au inquisition was taken, at the Brown Bear The latter then attacked the second robber, and public-house, Horse-Ferry, Westminster, on view killed him immediately. It is said, that upon in- of the body of the Hon. W.F. Eden, eldest son quiry, it was found that the two robbers were the of Lord Auckland, and a Member of Parliament, usband and son of the cottager to whom the who was found drowned in the Thames, after he bi sisekeeper had first applied for assistance. hiul been missing above five weeks. R. Western,
FĽB. 27. This day a cause of nullity of mar a barg einan, stated, that on Sunday the 25th Feb, pige, hronght by Charlotte Aughtie, widow, latelic was going on shore in a skift, from a barge wie of William Anghuic, of the parish of St. moored off' Lambeth Palace, with his apprentice, MarsicBoy, London,, by reason of affinity, when be perceived something drifting on the was decided in the Arches Court. It appeared water, which he took for a piece of tarpauling. It he the evidence produced, that Gabriel Alightie, || was ehh tide, and on approaching the object, and the former husband of Charlotte Anghtie, touching it with a boat-hook, witness discovered aud Williain Aughtie (the party now proceeded it to be a body, and it immediately turned with the against), were own brothers. It also appeared by face upwards. The body was fastened astern, the former marringe, there were issue ten child and conveyed to the shore, when he was told that dren, tive of whom were still living, and by the lit was Mr. Eden, for whom a reward was offered, litter marriage one child. These facts, together Witness immediately went to Loril Juckland's, with other necessary facts, being satisfactorily and a servant-maid and a foot-boy recognized the provedl, the court observed, it had no difficulty body. It was conveyed to the Brown Bear, and whatever in pronouncing this to have been an on searching his pockets a receipt was found in a unlawful marriage, and therefore pronounced so pocket-book for £600, paid to Drummond and accordingly.
Co. £ 13 in notes, soinc silver, and a gold watch In the evening of the same day a circumstance and seal, besides other articles. - Mr. Holt, surperhaps unexampled in the parliamentary annals geon, in Abingdon-street, stated, that he saw the of this country, occurred in the House of Com- deceased on Friday evening, the 19th of January, inous. The House being in a Comunittee on the the day be was missing. He was withi Mr. Stables, inquiry into the expedition to Walcheren, the the Adjutant of the Westiniuster Volunteers of Earl of Chatham was called in, and continued which Mr. Eden was Lieutenant-Colonel), who under examination from six to ten o'clock. In | lives in Mr. Holt's house. Witness never code the course of bis evidence, Mr. Fuller put several ceired the deceased to be in the least deranged. questions, which was not attended to by either Mr. Stables stated, that the deceased called on lis Lordship or the House. When his Lordslip him at nine o'clock in the morning on Friday, withdrew, Mr. Fuller rose and said, that his ques- and witness called on the Colonel at eleven, and tions had as inuch right to be attended to as those paid him £600 on account of the corps. The de. of the Chancellor of the Exchequer. "G-d ceased called on witness again at live, and after dan we, Sir," said be, “I have as much right to absenting himself a short time, be returned, and
staid on hour and a half. They were settling “I don't mind what the world says; I am acsome military matters, and deceased started from countable only to Providence. I do 'not know bis chair on a sudden, and went down stairs be how I shall go to Coventry, for I cannot return fore witness could even ring for a servant, with and leave you behind ; yet'i wonld not wish to out saying a word. He had previously desired marry till March, as by that time my wife will Mr. Stables to call ov' him on Monday morning, have been a year dead." at nine o'clock, and bring the papers with him. He came to Coventry, quarrelled with the plainWitness knew the deceased well, but he never tiffon some frivolous preience, returned to Lonconsidered him in the least deranged. He had don, and finally married another. A book-keeper been informed that the deceased went home to of the defendant's was then sworn to give eviLord Auckland's after be had left him, and he dence to the hand-writing of the letters, but havmade his own tea, and appeared perfectly sane. ing grossly preraricuted, another witness was The Jury returned a special verdict of-Found called, wbo proved the hand-writing; drowned in the river, bat by what means the body The leiters were then read. The first was that came there, there was no evidence before them. which we have already given; the second was
MARCH 7. This day an action of considerable dated October, and was as follows :interest, Millis v. Flower, for a breach of promise “My dear Vary-This appears to be a long of inarriage, was tried in the Court of King's silence; but as my being in town was so uncer. Bench. Mr. Park, as counsel for the plaintiff, tain, I thonght my letter would fall into other addressed the Court. He had been long in the hands; but as I ain one of the Lords of the Creapractice of his profession ; but he inust now say, tion, i should not like disappointment. Do not that he had never the misfortune of being forced fail to send by Monday's post. My dear, I loug to dive into a combination of more meanness, to see you at ihe head of niy table. I am quite more affected show of piety, and more real dis tired of a single life. I know of no charius ini grace and duplicity, in the whole experience of life but you. Providence las been extremely kind his professional life. -Mr. Flower was a whole to me in a servant. I have one from Oxford. sale ribbon manufacturer, in Gutter-lane, Cheap-|| I wish you with us, my dear,” &c. side, and having a manufactory in Coventry; he Avother._“My dear Mary, I received your's, was a widower at the time mentioned in the cause, i, and should have answered it sooner, but I had exaud the father of many children. In one of his pected to have seen you in person, and I had some excursions to Coveniry, he became acquainted thought of calling at Barton's, to take you by with the plaintiff, Miss Mary Millis, the daughter surprize. It was rather too bad to tantalize me to of a very respectable man in the same trade. walk with you. If I was not there in person, I After a short time he appeared to be struck by was with you in my heart (in an emblein, bierober attractions, and coinmeuced an epistolary glyphically.)—The season of the year is so correspondence with her. In those letters he i gloomy, I must postpone coming at present. You frequently spoke of the happiness which he night say you were fearful you had been too open with expect in putting such a mother over his chidren, me, the
reverse would hurt my feelings very and used the general style of language which much. Do not be afraid of being too open; I would be naturally suggested by an attachment, love you the inore for it. Only twelve months which he was anxious to prove, of the most sin after the decease of Mrs. F. and I will put the cere and perinanent kind. He would now pro- question to you; whether you will obey? I ceed to read some of those letters; the first was trust you will be all passive obedience and nondated 9th September, 1804, and was to the fol- resitauce. I am a poor sinful creature, and have lowing effect :
lost tbe vital power of godliness. We have preach“My dear Mary. I received your letter of the ers day and night in London, and yet I want 29th of August; the contents cheered my heart heavenly taste for the delightful enjoyment. I very much. You may think me too old for those am happy, my dear, in this life, however; but professions. I could not help kissing your dear you can inake me still more so.
Your two letters letter over and over again before destroying it; were well wrote ; but the last I could hardly you are very cruel to bid me destroy them. The make out.-Was you in love?-God bless you." world is full of vanities, but you are the only Another :-“My dear Wary I am fearful of thing in it I wish to realise,
some unforeseen or vupleasant business. I ex[• Here,” said the Learned Counsel,
pected an answer ever since last Monday week. I an instance of abominable misuse of 'scriptural shall not rest, night or day, until I hear from language-of an impudent practice of conceiving God bless you for all time and to eternity.” that all his triling and foolish movements, are Another :—“My dear Mary, I hope, if we objects of immediate interest to a particular Pro should be spared to see one another again, in the vidence."]
face of one another in the flesh, to make you “ I have been much ruffled in spirit this morn happy, and be your good boy. I have been most ing, by fighting with an impudent maid servant ; unfortunate, but never mind that-there must be I sent her off, however ; but by the kindness of a crook in our lot here. The servant-maid, for Providence, this trial has been made up to me want of a mistress, has become very dirty. I have in the sweetness of my girls; I have been recom had two advantageous offers, with a great deal of pensed too by getting a maid servant from Ox. money. If I had not determined with you, I ford (rather a singular place of selection, said should have determined to reinain as I amfor I Mr. Park) ; she is likely to be a good one but, I would not have the Queen." my dear, I am tired of leading a single life, keep The Rev. Mr. Brooksby, Dissenting Minister me pear your beart.”
at Haberdasher's Hall, was called to prove that [" And here," said the Learned Counsel, “is the defendant was now a married man, and that one instance of what we have all beard so much he had a child since his last marriage. about-the ingenuity of love. Mr. Flower would The Attorney-General on the part of the defendnot condescend to use the common mode of writ ant called Mr. Horsefall, a ribbon-manufacturer iug the word heart-he takes the trouble of draw in Coventry, to prove the state of the defendant's ing an awkward emblem, a cheesecake-heart, I health, and the conduct of the plaintiff relative to pon his paper, and sends the effigy of his passion the present action. to bis only beloved."]-He proceeds
After a reply by Mr. Park, Lord Ellenborough No, III, Vol.l.-N.S.
addressed the Jury ip a charge of great eloquence all was over, now thouglit of ler own safety, and, and impressiveness. He peenlarly animadverted opening the window of the workshop, clambered upon the language of soine of the letters, aud out on the roof, from whence she made her way after giving an abic view of the innocence of the to the windows of the garret of her neighbour plaintiff's objects, and the manifest injury which | (Mr. Breach, the baberdasher, the corner of had been done to her, he left the reparation to the Duke-street, in Aldgate), and here fortunately Jury.
two shoppen slept.
They were aroused by the The Jury, after a few moments consultation, || crash of a pave of glass, and having been informfound a verdict for the plaintiff-damages five ed of their perilous situation, they received Virs. hundred pounds.
Noves in their arn's, aud carried her down stairs, MARCH 15. This morning, at half after two alarming the family, who had just time to escape o'clock, a fire was discovered in the premises of before the flames made their way through the Mr. Coe, oilman and tallow-chandler, in Holles- | party wall. In a few minutes the two houses were street, Clare-market. From the combustible in one awful conflagration, the horrors of which nature of the materials the fian es in a short tiure were considerably increased by the sbrieks of the blazed up with the utmost fury. The family, affrighted females who rushed from ibe adjoining however, and several of the inmates were sared houses, with scarcely any cloathing. Nearly as through the active exertions of the firemen. The hour elapsed before a sufficient supply of water next door on one side was a liquor shop, and it was procured to stem the progress of ibe flames, was thought to be in the most inminent danger, which threatened destruction to a great extent. but owing to the protection of a strong party ed, and, by the unremitting exertions of the fire
An abundant supply, however, was then obtainwall, and the judicious play of the engines, it was entirely saved. The stock, furniture, and pre men, the Hames were extinguished before four mises of Mr. Coe were totally consumed ; and the o'clock, without having extended beyond the two flames extended to the house of Mr. Smith, a houses of Mr. Noyes and Mr. Breach, the shells broker, the next on the other side. On the two of which only remain. A small quantity of the pair floor in the back room there was an elderly stock in the shops of each house was preserved. female who had been hed-ridden for a consider MARCH 16. An inquest was held at the house able length of time. She crawled to the front of Mr. Hunt, the Grange Inn, Carey-street, og room window and gave the alarm, when two of the body of Hannah, the wife of Alex. Brodie, the firemen with the utmost intrepidity and at the
who losi her life in the fire in Holles-street. hó most imminent risk of their lives' ruslied forward decased was turned of sixty years; she had been to her assistance. The poor fellows, however, i upwards of nineteen years married to Brodie, were too late; she was totally destitute of life, il who was her second husband; they were both though she was but slightly burnt, her death was natives of Scotland. He kept a shop as a master evidently occasioned by fright and suffocation. Itin-man, for several years after he was married, The men lowered the body with a rope into the but failing in business, worked as a journeyman, street, and happily escaped unhurt. 'There are
until by å sudden stroke of affliction froin the four or five people at present missing; who were
hand of Providence, he was almost totally depris. in the house of Ir. Coc. Mr. Smith's house was ed of all means of subsistence, and was under the only partially injured; but the embers of the fire necessity of receiving parochial relief. A few at Mr. Coe's burst out again several times in the days, however, before the inelancholy accident course of the day. They were both insured, but took place, he received the most agreeable intelthe latter was by no means sufficiently secured to ligence, that a suit in which he was engaged st cover the extent of his loss.
law for the recovery of the suin of £2,60 was The same morning about half-past one, as the brought to a favourable issue, and that he would watchman was going his rounds in Duke-street, shortly be put in possession of that money; He Aldgate, as he passed the house of Mr. Noyes, il is supposed to be buried in the ruins. “There Jeather-seller, he observed the flames issuing from was no account whatever as to how the fire origithe window of the first floor; he instantly gave nated; there was no one at work making candles the alarm to the inhabitants by loud and reiterated at the time, nor for some time before it, and it knocks at the door, and at length Mrs. Noyes, is supposed that the fire was entirely accidental. who slept in the third story with her servant maid, || Among the number missing is one poor woman a girl of about pineteen years of age, and her who supported herself and her daughier with the grand-daughter, an infant but five years old (Mr. mouey she hud saved froin living many years in Noyes being out of town), opened the window, the service of a nobleman, and had £20 io begir and on being apprised of her danger, rushed to some small business with. The girl escaped, but the room doer, leaving the window unclosed; but the mother is not yet found, and the money (the the moment she opened the door, the draft created greater part of which is gold) is entirely lost. by the window instantly drew a column of the Two dashing belles have been for some time devouring element up the stairs communicating past attempting to swindle several jewellers, de. with her room. She rushed through the flames in Oxford-street, Bond-street, Piccadilly, &c. and up another flight of stairs, calling on the servant have obtained goods to a considerable amount.to follow her, and made her way into the work Their method has been to drive to a shop immeshop at the top of the house. Here she stood for diately after some person of consequence has left some time in a state of distraction, anxiously it, for whom enquiry was made, with an afectawaiting the approach of her grand-daughter and tion of knowledge of the parties, to give etlect to the servant. "Vain however were her hopes, for their proceedings; they travel iú an elegant 80 irresistible and treniendous was the volume charioi, sccompanied by a footman, well adapted of Naine whicl: ascended the moment she quitted for his business. Sometimes goods were handed her bed-chamber, that the retreat of the unfor- into the carriage, and at other iimes ordered home Tunaie servant and the infant was cut off. They to Coram-street, Gower-street, and Queen Anneapproached the window to call for aid, but in less street, at which places they had temporary lodgthan two minutes, the floor sunk, and they bothings.' One person is said to have lost £500 by fell into the heart of the fire. Their remains have these means. not yet been discovered. --Mrs. Noyes having MARRIED.-At St. James's, T. F. Dollman, beard their last agonizing shriek, and concluded)Esq. of Cravea-sireet, to Jaue, eldest daughter of