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The Salopian Journal

25/09/1822

Printer / Publisher: William Eddowes 
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The Salopian Journal

Shropshire Newspaper - With News from Herefordshire and Wales
Date of Article: 25/09/1822
Printer / Publisher: William Eddowes 
Address: Corn-Market, Shrewsbury
Volume Number:     Issue Number: 1495
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i / PRINTED BY WILLIAM EDDOWES, Vol. 29.] N°- 1495. Wednesday, O; > r S o CORN MARKET, SHREWSBURY,. September 25, 1822. Price Sevenpence. ' This Paper is circulated, in the most expeditious Manner through the adjoining Counties of ENGLAND and WALES.— Advertisements not exceeding ten Lines, inserted at Six Shillings each. TO BE LET, AND ENTERED UPON AT MICHAELMAS NEXT, ASEVEN- STALLED STABLE, a Two- Stalled Ditto, and a One- Stalled Ditto. Also, a BLACKSMITH'S SHOP and PENT- HOUSE, situate on Swan Hill, Shrewsbury. The above Premises are in good Repair, and have every Convenience of Water, & c. KT* ENR Particulars, apply to Mr. SAMUEL HARTSHORN, at Mr. Ilorton's, High Street. KNOCKIN, NEAR OSWESTRY, September the 17th, 1822. A LL Persons who have any Claims or J\ Demands upon the Estate or Effects of JOSEPH BIRCH, late of KNOCKIN aforesaid, Farmer, deceased, or upon MARTHA BIRCH, bis late Widow, also deceased, are desired to transmit the Particulars of such their respective Demands to Mrs. TRYPHENA ROGERS, of Knockin aforesaid, Administratrix of thc Goods, Chattels, .. nd Credits of the said Martha Birch, deceased, oi- lier Attorney, Mr. MILWARD ROGERS, of Osbaston, on or before" tbe I-' irst Day of November next, in Order to their being put in a Train of Liquidation. SHROPSHIRE CANAL. ME. WILLIAM BEDBOES'S Annual < g> atc Will commence, on the Premises at DIDDLEBORY, near Ludlow, Salop, on Thursday, the 2tith Day of September, 1822 ( being the Day before Ludlow Michaelmas Fair), when there WILL BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY MR. BROOME, ABOUT Fifty Head of Herefordshire CATTLE, aud Two Hundred and Forty SHEEP, of the improved Southdown Breed. Among the Cattle Stock are two five- years old " BULLOCKS, considered ( by many eminent Judges) in Point of Size, Symmetry, Quality, and Fatness, to surpass any Thing of thc Kind yet produced ; aud are well worthy thc Attention of any Person for Exhibition. N. B. The Cows and Heifers are stinted to a Bull descended from the Stock of thc late Mr. B. Tomkins. IHE next GENERAL ASSEMBLY _ of the Company of Proprietors of the said Canal, will be held at the Tontine Inn, in Madeley Wood, in the County of Salop, on FRIDAY, the FOURTH Day of OCTOBER next, at the Hour of eleven in tlie Forenoon; when and where the Proprietors are requested to attend either per- sonally or hy proxy. WILLIAM NOCK, Clerk to the Company. Wellington, September iri, 1822. application to parliament. - fVTOTICE is hereby given, to the Pro- prietors of Lands and Estates in the Parishes of L LAN I'll! ANGEL- GEN ER- GLYN and LLAN- C. ANFELIN, io the County of Cardigan, and to all others whom it may concern, that Application will be made to Parliament in the next Session, for Leave to bring in a Bill for altering and amending, and continuing and enlarging, the Powers and Provisions of a certain Act of Parliament made and passed in thc Fifty- Third Year of the Reign of His late Majestv King George the Third, intituled. " An Act for inclosing Lnnds in the several Parishes of Llanfihangel- gcner- glyn and Llangau- felin, in the Comity of Cardigan." Montgomery § Pool United District. \ SPECIAL COURT of the Corpo- ration of Guardians of tbe Poor of this District, will be holden at their House of Industry, at Hems Wood, in Torden, on FntnAT, the FOURTH Day of OCTOBER next, at Ten o'Clock in the Fore- noon, to take into Consideration the Expediency and Propriety nf restoring to each Place in this District the Management of its own Poor ; and il that Proposition should pass in thc Affirmative, then to consider of the best Ways and Means of tarrying thc. same into Effect, and to decide on the b. v. and K>'. st jest Mode « >" providing for tlie Discharge of the existing Debt. S F.. EDYF., Corporation Clerk. Montgomery, tth September, 1822. Notice is hereby 0 the Owners and Occupiers of Land SALE TO- MORROW. DIDDLE BURY' oT Sale of gotttpoam Stjccp. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY MR. BROOME, On the Premises at BROMFIELD, near Ludlow, on Friday, thc 27tli of September Instant ( being the Day of Ludlow Slicep l-' air) : NE HUNDRED Thorough- bred SOUTHDOWN EWES from 1 to 4 Years old, and One Hundred Yearling WETHERS, in Lots of 10 each. Also, Twelve RAMS to LET for thc Season. The Property of Mr. TENCH. The Sale to begin precisely at Two o'Clock. The AUCTIONEER requests Permission to inform his Friends and the Public, that the Ewes and Rams are well worth thc Attention of Southdown Breeders, arid the Wethers are tit for thc Butcher. Royal Exchange Assurance Office. ^ ALEG BP AUCTION. To Coal and Iron- Masters. At the Cock Inn, at Watling Street, near Welling- ton, in the County of Salop, on Friday, the 27th Day of September Instant, at Five o'Clock in the Afternoon, subject to such Conditions as will be then and there produced : ONE undivided FOURTH PART or SHARE of and in all tbat newl v- erected BLAST IRON FURNACE, with the Buildings and Appurtenances thereto belonging, situate at LAWLEY, in the Parish of Wellington aforesaid, and of and in all those COAL and IRONSTONE MINES, lying together, under more than ONE THOUSAND ACRES of Land in the several Parishes of Little Wenlock and Wellington, in the said County, surrounding the said Furnace. The Iron Furnace is nearly ready for Blast, and the Coal and Ironstone have been proved ond are of good Quality. The Coal Work i* now open as a Land Sale Work, by Messrs. WILLIAMS, CRANAGE, and HOMBERSLEY, and being within a Mile ofthe populous Town of Wellington, and adjoining the New Turnpike Road leading from that Place to Coalbrookdale, may be carried on to a great Extent. The Premises are held under Lease for the Resi U? SUCTION. MONTGOMERYSHIRE. Freehold Property, Tan- Yard, § c. IN LLANFAIR. ( Under a Decree of the Court of Chancery, of the Great Session for the several Counties ot Mont- gomery, Denbigh, aud Flint, in a Cause wherein ; MARGARET GRIFFITHS is Complainant, and JOHN j KASSEL and SAMUEL HA ss EL are Defendants, before JOHN COX, Esq. Register of the said Court, or his Deputy duly authorised), at the Cross Foxes Inn, in the Town of Llanfair, in the said County, 011 Saturday, the 28th Day of September, 1822, subject to such Conditions, and in the following, or such other Lot or Lots as shall then be agreed upon : LOT I. VTAN- HOUSE, YARD, STABLES, an,} Gardens, with the Appurtenances, in thc Towu sf LLANFAIR, in the County of Mont- gomery, b. te in the Occupation of Pryce Hassal, deceased, thc Intestate in the said Cause named, and now oi Messrs. OWEN and THOMAS. VERY DESIRABLE FREEHOLD PROPERTY, Situate at the Plat Lane, iVhizalt, IN THE COUNTY OF SALOP, . ADJOINING TIIU ELLESMERE CANAL; WITH LAND- TAX REDEEMED. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, BY W. CHURTON, At the Lord Hill Inn, in Whitchurch, on Fridav, the 27th Day of September, 1822, at five o'Clock, either in the following or such other ^. otsas may- be agreed upon at the Time of Sale, subject to Conditions : LOT I. OT1CE is hereby given, that on the Sixteenth Day of September, One Thousand Eight Hundred and Twenty- Two, an Order was signed by FRANCIS BLITHE HARRIES. and GEORGE GOODWIN, Esquires,- two of His Majesty's Justices of the Peace acting in and for the Town and Liberties of Weuloek, in the County of Salop, for stopping up the useless Highway or Bridle lload hereinafter described ; ( that is to say) a certain Highway or Bridle Road branching eastwardly out ofthe Highway leading from the Village of Wyke, iu the Parish of Much Weulock, in thc said: Liberties of Wculock, unto certain Lands called Tickwood Lands, iu tbe Parish of Much Wenlock: aforesaid, at or near a cerlain Coppice called The Yeld, ill the Township of Wjkc and Bradley, in and continuing- the said Parish of Much Wenlock ALL that most excellent- new- erected \ in an eastwardly and " northeastwardly Direction t » Brick and Slated Freehold DWELLING I the Confines of the said Parish of Much Wcnlock, LOT II. A Messuage or DWELLING HOUSE, due of a Term ot Twenty- One Years, Seventeen ol Stable, Garden, and Appurtenances, in the same whieh remained unexpired on the 25th Day of Town, now in the Occupation of Thomas Lewis. March last, subject to moderate Rents and Royalties. , ^ m Tf[ REF DWELLING HOUSES, with For further Particulars apply to Mr. CRANAGE, the Appurtenances, situate in the said Town, and of Watling Street aforesaid; of to Messrs. Pin- rcii- adjoining- each other, now in the several Occupa- ARD and SONS, Solicitors, Broseley. , tions of'Mary Hughes, David Howell, and Sarah Williams. given, Tenements, nnd Hereditaments, within the MONTGOMERY AND POOL UNITED DISTRICT, which comprises the Parishes of Montgomery and Pool, and the Parishes. Chapehies, and Townships united therewith, in the Counties of Montgomery and Salop, for the better Relief and Employment of the Poor, and to all other Persons whom it doth © r may concern : That a Petition will be presented to the Honour- able House of Commons in thc next. Session of Parliament, for Leave to bring in a Bill to provide a more effectual Fund nud Mode than there now is for paying off and discharging the Debt owing from the Guardians of the Poor of the said United District; and also to alter the Proportion which each Parish, Division, and Township is now liable to pay or contribute towards the Maintenance, Relief, and Employment of thc said Poor ; and to enlarge and alter the Powers of, aud give additional Powers to, the said ( iuardians nail the Directors having the Care and Management of the said Poor and their Olftccrs respectively ; and to enable the said Guardians and Directors to contract for the Employment, Care, and Maintenance of, or take to farm, the Poor of any of the Parishes, Chapelries, Townships, or Places adjoining to thc said United District; and otherwise to add to, alter, amend, and improve thc Act of Parliament of tlie Thirty. Second Year of His late Majesty King George the Third, for the better Relief and Employment ol the Poor cf the said United District, and another Act of thc Thirty- Sixth Year of His said Majesty, for rendering the'said first- mentioned Act effectual ; or otherwise for Leave to briug- in a Bill to repeal the said Acts. E. EDYE, Clerk and Solicitor. Montgomery, " ith September, 1822. HPllli PROPRIETORS of THE SALOP JL FI li V, OFFICE, fully impressed wilh a Sense of the distinguished Patronage and Preference given them by their Friends and the Public at large, through this and the ailjoinin; Counties, for 40 Years past, beg to return their grateful Acknowledgments ( and trust that the Liberality of their Terms of Insurance, together with their prompt Manner of adjust- ing aud paying thc Amount of all Loss and Damages sustained on Property insured by them, will merit a Continuance thereof. Printed Receipts, for Ihe Annual Premiums payable at MICH L. MAS, are ready for De- livery at thc Office, and by their respective Agents, of whom the Proposals of this Office may be had. Farming Stock at thc reduced Premium of 2 » . per Cent. N. B. Policies insuring £ 300 and upwards, are issued free of Expeuce. The Proprietors of this Office have always pledged themselves to make good Loss or Damage on Property insured by thein, which has been set on Fire hy Lightning. Corn- Market, Shrewsbury, Sept. 23, 1822. P annual Premiums fall due 011 tbe 29th Instant, are hereby informed that Re- ceipts are uow ready to be delivered by the Company's Agents undermentioned, St the Parlies assured ure re- quested to apply for the Renewal of their Policies, on or before the 14th Day of October, as the usual Fifteen jDnys allowed for Payment Leyond the Date of each Policy will then expire. SAMUEL PENNING, jun. Secretary. SHROPSHIRE. Shrewsbury, Mr. William Eddowcf, juu. Wellington, Mr. James Oliver. Oswestry, Mr. Thomas Hughes. Bridgnorth, Mr. Goodwin Lloyd. HEREFORDSHIRE. Hereford, Mr. John Allen. Leominster, Mr. Samuel Lingiiif. Ross, Mr. William Thomas. Kington nnd Presteigne, Mr. David Oliver. BRECKNOCKSHIRE. Brecon, Mr. William Eviius. Crickhowell, . Mr. G. A. A. Davies. CARMARTHENSHIRE. Carmarthen, Mr. David Itees ( London Carrier). CARNARVONSHIRE. Bangor, Mr. John Rasbrook. PEMBROKESHIRE. Pembroke, Messrs. Wilinutand Barclay. DENBIGHSHIRE. Wrexham, Mr. James Kenrick. FLINTSHIRE. Holywell, Mr. Edward Carnes. . " GLAMORGANSHIRE. Swansea, Messrs. J. nnd VV. Robert Grove. Cardiff, Mr. William Bird. MONMOUTHSHIRE. Monmouth, Mr. Thnimts Tudor. Newport, Mr. Philip Phillips. STAFFORDSHIRE. Burton, Mr. Henry Hudson, llanley, Mr. James Amphlett. Lichfield, Mr. Edward Bond. afford, Messrs. Stevenson and Webb. Wolverhampton, Mr. James Brown. Stone, Mr. Charles Smith. Chendle, Mr. John Michael Blugg. Burslem, Mr. William Harding. Ncwcastle- under- Lvnie, Mr. James lliilip. WORCESTEtlSIIIR E. Kidderminster, Mr. John Ward. Worcester, Messrs. Robert Gillam and Son. CHESHIRE. Chester, Mr. Henry Lord. Macclesfield, Mr. David Brown. N& nlwich, Mr. William Totnliuson. Nortbwich, Mr. James Thomas. Stockport, Mr. Thomas Owen. Congleton; Mr. John Lockett. N. B. Fire Policies will be allowed, free of Ex- pense, where the annual Premium amounts ( o 6 » . or upwards. Farming Stock insured at 2s. per Cent, per Annum. This Company have invariably made good Losses by Fire, occasioned by Lightning.— Proposals j may be had nf the different Agents. ASSURANCES ON LIVES being found to be j advantageous to Persons having Olliccs, Employ- ; ments, Estates, or other Incomes, determinable on | the Life or Lives of themselves or others ; Tables of the Rates for such Assurances, and for ihe Granting Annuities on Lives, may lie had of the said Agents. Persons assured hy this Corporation do not depend upon any uncertain Fund nr Contribution ; nor are they subject to any Covenants or Calls to make good Losses which may happen to themselves or others, the Capital Stock being au unquestionable Security to tbe Assured in Case of Loss.— SEPTEMBER 16,1822. DISORDERS OF CHILDREN. Freehold Houses Lands, WELLINGTON, SHROPSHIRE. BY MR. WYLEY, At the Bull's Head Inn, Wellington, in the County of Salop, on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, the 1st, 2d, and 3d Days of October next, ut Three o'Clock in tbe Afternoon of each Day ; IN 124 LOTS : ONE HUNDRED AND TEN DWELLING HOUSES, with the SHOPS, WAREHOUSES. MALTHOUSE, Gardens, and Appurtenances thereto respectively belonging ; comprising many of the Inns and principal Houses in the best Streets in WELLINGTON : together with upwards of TWO HUNDRED & THIRTY ACRES of most excellent LAND surrounding the Town. The Property is redeemed of Land- Tax ; and nearly the Whole is held by Tenants from Year to Year. Printed Particulars, descriptive of the Lots, may i> e had at the Place of Sale and the principal Inns iu thc Neighbourhood ; and, together with further Information, of EGERTON LEEKE, Esq. Vineyard, Wellington ; Messrs. VICKERS and WYLEY, Crau- mere, uear Bridgnorth ; or Messrs. PRITCHARD, Solicitors, Brosclcy. For further Particulars enquire of JOHN Cox, Esq. 5, Guildford Street, London ; Sir. GRIF- FITIIES, Solicitor, Welsh Pool; or of Mr. HOWELL, of the same Place, Auctioneer. HOUSE, with Sash Front, and suitable Outbuild- ings, Yard, Gardens, aud six Pieces of Arable Meadow, and Pasture LAND, containing in Statute Measure 13A. 2R. 2- 1P. more or less. N. B. This Lot is bouuded on one Side bv tbe F. lltsmere. Canal: aud the other ( where the House stands) by that much improved Road leading from Wtiixall to Whitchurch. LOT II. All that Piece of choice Freehold LAND, situate uear the above Lot, and adjoining the said Canal called THE MOSS MEADOW, containing 5A. 2R. 28P. more or less. The Property is in the Holding of Mr. William Jervis, who is under Notice to leave at. Lady- day next. Part of the Purchase Money may remain secured on the Premises. N. B. If the Estate is not Sold, it will be LET the same Evening in one or two Lots. For Particulars apply to W. CHURTOX, Auctioneer, Whitchurch. * t* The Tenant will shew tbe Lots. - ; containing in Length Nine Hundred and Twenty , Two Yards, and particularly described in the Plan . thereunto annexed ; and that the said Order will ! be lodged with the Clerk of thc Peace for thc said i Town and Liberties of Wculock, at the General . Quarter Sessions of the Peace, to be holden, by Adjournment, in tbe Guild Hail, in Much Wenlock, in and for the said Town aud Liberties, on the Twenty- Second Day of October next; and also that the said Order will, at the said Adjourned Quarter Sessions, be confirmed and in rolled, unless, upon an Appeal against the same, to be then made, it be otherwise determined. 16Ih September, 1822. FREEHOLD ESTATES. . Hon tg omeryshire. In the Month of November next; A VALUABLE ESTATE, in the Parish a. of QCILSFIELI), comprising thc Farms called THE CEFNDCS, in tbe several Occupations of HUGH JONES, THOMAS JONES, WM. WILLIAMS, and ' DAVID JONES; together witb a Piece of Land, containing about 12 Acres, in tbe Occupation of JOHN HIGGINS, will be SOLD BY AUCTION, at the Royal Oak Inn, iu the Town of Pool, in Lots. ; Particulars will appear in a future Advcrtise- i ineiit; and any Information may iu tbe mean Time lie had by applying to Mr. COOPER, Bourton, near Much Wenlock; or to Mr. GRIPFITHES, Solicitor, Pool. Welshpool, Sept. 13,1822. COUNTY FIRE OFFICE AND Provident Life Office. REGENT- STREET, LONDON. ALBY'S GENUINE CARMIN- ATIVE, after llie Experience of fifty Years, is acknowledged to be superior to all other Remedies for Convulsions, Purgings, Wind in the Stomach, and all those Disorders of the Bowels which prove so fata! to Infants. This Carminative also affords the most effectual Relief to grown Persons in Cases of Cholic, Fluxes, and other violent Complaints in the Intestines. Various Imitations of this invaluable Medicine by Pretenders, ( total Slrangersto the true Prepara- tion) are circulated throughout the country. Pur- chasers are therefore requested to hp very Particular in asking for " Cell's Dalby's Carminativeand carefully to observe the Name F. Neioberyis engraved in the Stamp on each Bottle, Price is. 9d. Parents, where the Health of their Children is at Stake, will scrupulously attend to this necessary Caution. Sold hv F. Newbery and Sons, at the Warehouse for Dr. james's Powder, 45, St. Paul's, London, and also by W. EDDOWES, Shrewsbury,' aud their Agents in most Country Tawns. PRESIDENT AMD TKUSTEE3. The DUKE of NORFOLK, The DUKE of RUTLAND, The MARQUESS of NORTHAMPTON, EARL GREY, LORD Bit AY'BROOKE, LORD KING, & c. & c. & c. DIRECTORS. Lord Northwick, Francis Const, Esq. Sir John Doyle, K. B. Robert Downie, Esq. M. P. Sir S. B. Morland, Bart. M. P. William Praed, Esq. Sir Henry Pynn, James Sedgwick, Esq. Hon. Washington Shirley, Walter Strickland, Esq. Sir W. E. Welbv, Bart. Sir Robert Wilson, M. P. & c. See. &. c. Managing Director, J. T. Barber Beaumont, Esq. F. A. S. CAPITALS, A MILLION STERLING nnd up- wards. SIXTY- FOUR THOUSAND PERSONS have sought Protection in the COUNTY OFFICE, nnd have found it. CLAIMS have been paid to One Thousand Three Hundred and Fifty Claimants, and NOT A SINGLE LITIG ATION has occurred with any Claimant. Exempt from the Expences of Law- suits, and also from the Sacrifice of an enormous Commission to Agents, to which some New Offices submit, to induce them to canvass for Business, great Accumulations have been made. In these, Persons who now insure, participate equally with the original Memhers. RETURNS of 25 and 20 per Cent, in Consequence, have been INVARIABLY PAID TO ALL PERSONS who have continued insured seven Years, upon ANNUAL, as well as upon septennial Policies, and whether ihey have heen Claimants for Losses, or otherwise—£ 36,000 have been returned in thin Way to about 20,000 Persons insured, within the last eight Years— an important Advantage which no other Insurance Office existing has afforded. Acting on these Principles so many Years, in uninterrupted Harmony and unrivalled Success, it is not surprising that the Business of the COUNTY FIRE OFFICE should augment in a Degree altogether unprecedented— an enlightened PUBLIC naturally preferring Security and Benefits, which have been long approved and en- joyed, to novel ill defined Schemes and untried Promises. In the LIFE OFFICE, BONUSES of £! 3.8s. and ! Whitchurch £ 26. J2s. per Cent, have heen divided during the last ! Bridguorth Fourteen Years! No Admission Fees are required, nor is any Charge made for Policies.— Military Men are not charged extra.— No extra Premium is required on passing to the opposite Ports on the Continent.— In Case of Death, by Suicide or Duelling, the Benefits ofthe Policy are not wholly lost.— Besides other very peculiar nud important Advantages. JOHN JONES, ... Agent at SHRBWSBURY; THOMAS JOYCE, WHITCHURCH. ft^ lf* Agencies are to he appointed at the under- mentioned Towns. Persons desirous of becoming Agents, will please to write to the Head Office iu London, with a Reference there. BRIDGNORTH, BISHOP'S CASTLE, DRAYTON, ELLESMERE, LUDLOW, SHIFFNAL. NORWICH UNION FIRE INSURANCE SOCIETY. CAPITAL £ 550,000. TRUSTEES, lion. Col. WODEHOUSE, M. P. Lieutenant of the Cou nty. Srr J ACOB ASTLEY, Bart. - THOMAS w; COKE, Esq M. P. R. H. GURNEY, Esq. M. P. CHARLES HARVEY, Esq M. P. J. C. CUR WEN, Esq. M. P. DIRECTORS. President— Jeremiah Ives, Esq. Banker. Vice- President— J. Browne, Esq. Alderman. E. T. Booth, Esq. Alderman T. S. Day, Esq. Alderman Hammond Fisk, Esq. John Harvey, Esq. Alderman William Herring, Esq, Alderman Anthony Hudson, Esq. Banker J. S. Patteson, Esq. Alderman J. VV. Rob herds, Esq. Aldermau William Simpson, Esq. Samuel Stone, Esq. Secretary- SAMUEL BIGNOLD, Esq. fJinHE Parties insured in this Institution A. are free frem ALL RESPONSIBILITY, and will receive hack Three- Fifths of the Surplus Premiums at the end of every three or live Years— The Rates are the same as at other Offices. Statement of Duty paid for the last Two Years. WO £ 41,554 3 9 1821 56,625 9 3 Thus proving that in the last Year the business increased upwards of ten Millions. Life Society, Capital £ O5FT, 000. This Society is entirely distinct from the Fire Office. The rapid progress of this Society is evidenced hy the amount of irs Premiums, which, at the under- mentioned Periods, stood as follows : — Y ear ending at March, 1815 £ 33,441 5 11 Yenr ending at March, 1818 66,226 8 9 Year ending at June, 1821 99,290 16 7 In the last Twelve Months upwards of 800 Policies were issued for Insurances, exceeding £ 600,000. AGENTS. Phoenix Fire- Office. TRUSTEES AND DIRECTORS. Matthias Altwood, Esq. M. P. James Bell, Esq. John Coope, Esq. William Curtis, Esq. William Davis, Esq. Crawford Davison, Esq. Emanuel Good hart, Esq, John Hawes, Esq. Richard Henshaw Lawrence, Esq. William Samler, Esq. Sir Charles Flower, Bart. and Alderman. William Heygate, Esq. Alderman aud M. P. John Petty Muspratt, Esq. Major Ilohde, Esq. Thomas Roweroft, Esq. George Slium, Esq. Charles Hampden Turner, Esq. Matthew Whiting, Esq. Matthew Wilson, Esq. Thomas Wilson, Esq. M. P. RENEWAL Receipts for Policies falling due at Michaelmas, are now in the Hands of the several Agents of the Company. The general Rates of thePhcc nix Company are as low and moderate as the nature of the different risks will admit j and, iu this Company,- no Person as- sureil is under the liabilities of Partnership, or subject to have Execution levied upon his Property to make good the Losses of others. The Company are enabled to appeal to the Expe- rience of the Public, in a Period of more than Forty Years, forthe Promptitude and Liberality with which Claims of Loss to the Amount of upwards of Three Millions Sterling, have been adjusted and paid. Applications for Insurances tnav be made to the Agents of the Company, und all Persons having Claims are desired to send in the same to the Agents through whom they are insured, who will transmit them directly to the Board of Directors for Adjust- ment and Payment without Delay. The Agents for this Company for the County of Salop are Mr. William Morris - Shrewsbury. Mr. Gilbert Browne - - - Shiftnal. Messrs. Lakin aud Sons - - Whitchurcn. Mr. Thomas Evans - Oswestry. Mr. Benjamin Partridge - - Bridgnorth. Mr. James Bach - Ludlow. Mr. Richard Price - Ellesmere. ltJ2C* IOK ssiest of <& igiam> FIRE LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY, EXETER. ( BY ACT OF PARLIAMENT). CACITAL £ 000,000. TRUSTEES. Right Hon. Earl FOETESCDE, Lord Lieutenant of tbe Comity of Devon. Right lion. Earl of MORI. EY. Right Hon. Lord CLIFFORD. Sir THOMAS DVKB ACI. AND, Bart. t Member's EDMLND POI. LEXFEN BASTARD, Esq. S for Devon. SAMUEL KEKEU- ICH, Esq Peutnore. PRESIDENT. Sir ROBERT GIFFORD, Knt. His Majesty's Attorney- ( Jeneral. VICE- PRESIDENTS. SirT. D. ACI. AND, Barl. M. P. SASIUEL FREDERICK MILFORD, Esq. EDMUND CHANGER, Esq. WBARMAN GIFFORD, Esq. ERSONS INSURED AGAINST FIRE in this Office, are entitled to ONE- FOURTH PART of the PROFITS of the Whole Establishment, to lie ascertained nnd divided at the Expiration of EVERY FIFTH YEAR. The im- portant Advuntngen of this Plan have been already- realised, nvo Divisions of Profit having beeu made to the Insured against Fire; nnd there is every Appearance of a progressive Augmentation of Dividend to a considerable Amount. LIFE INSURANCES are effected on Terms most favourable to the Insured, the Premiums required hnve been REDUCED TEN PER CENT, both on tbe FIRST AND SUBSEQUENT ANNUAL PAY- MI- NTS. The Directors can attribute Ihe uniformly increas- ing Business of this Establishment ( as proved by tlie Item- in I.. Government) lo no other Cntrse but the strong mid very extensive Couvielioii which is felt of the Advantages it holds out to the Public. ANNUITIES are granted and purchased upon liberal Terms.— September, 1822. W. COOPER. Solicitor, Agent for Shrewsbury ; J. M ROBINSON, Ditto, Leicester: W. P. FOSBROOIC, Ditto, Loughborough. Shrewsbury - Welshpool Mark' ! Drayton Oswestry Ellesmere Lloyds and Shiffual Newport Wel'ington Mr. J. Birch. Mr. William Evnns. Mr. William Furher. Mr. Edwnrd Pugh. Mr. R. Watford. Mr. W. Smith. M r. James Icke. Mr. B Smith. Mr. Welsh, Mr. Thomas Criinipton. Dr. Boerhaave's Red Pill IS now considered a specific cure for everv stage and symptom of VENEREAL COMPLAINTS, as it eradicates them without con. fineuient and inconvenience, and is found eqmilly safe, speedy, and effectual. The many thousands who have been enabled by it to core themselves with secrecy and dispatch, bear testimony lo its efficacy. With each box ii given a copious bill of directions, supplying nil necessary information for the advantageous use of the Red Pill. ( J5* Price 4s. Gd. per Box. Sold by W. EDDOWES, Shrewsbury, and all other Medicine Venders. For Weakness of the Stomach, Indi- gestion, Bilious Irregularities, Cos- tiveness, Loss of Appetite, & fC. TOWERS'S TONIC PILLS. npiIE continual ancl rapidly increasing Demand for this excellent Remedy, is the hest Proof of the high Estimation in which ii is held; in- deed, it may he said to be the only public Medicine which is exactly suitable to those numerous cases where the Stomach being already weakened, and the digestive Powers deranged, any active and violent Purgatives are highly prejudicial, and productive of j serious Injury to the Constitution. These Pills are peculiarly mi'd, safe, aud effectual ; as a gentle j aperient Tonic, thev cleanse, and yet strengthen the i Stomach, restore the Appetite, promote digestion, i ami a due secretion of Bile, and keep the Bowels in | a regular and comfortable state, free from costive- i ness, bnt by no means too relaxed. The Tonic Pills j Stomachic Aperient Pills, Prepared from a Prescription of the late Sir RICHARD ! JEBB, M. D. and Physician Extraordinary to the i King. rpHESE very justly celebrated PILLS ! JKL. have experienced, through private Recom mendation and Use, during a very long period, tbe ; flattering Commendation of Families oi' the first j Distinction, asa Medicine superior to all others in ; removing Complaints of the Stomach, arising from 1 Bile, Indigestion, Flatulency, aud habitual Costive-! ness.— The beneficial Effects produced iu all Cases for which they are here recommended, renders them I worthy the Notice of tbe Public and to Travellers in particular, to whose Attention they are strongly j pointed out as the most portable, sale, and mild l Aperient Medicine that can possibly be made use of. ! These Pills nre extremely well calculated for those Ilabits of Body, that are subject to be Costive, as a continued Use of them, does not injure but invigorates ! the Constitution, and will be found to possess thoss Qualities that will remove a long Series of Diseases resulting from a confined State of the Bowels, strengthen Digestion, create Appetite, and be of distinguished Excellence in removing Giddiness, Headaches, & c. occasioned by the Bile iu the Stomach, or the ill Effects arising from impure or too great a Quantity of Wine, Spirits, or Malt Liquor. Persons of the most delicate Constitution may take them with Safely in all Seasons of the Year; j and in all Cases of Obstruction arising from Cold or j other Causes, where an opening Medicine is wanted, thev will be found the hest cordial Stimulant in i Use. I Prepared and sold Wholesale and Retail, in Boxes at ls. ( id. and 3s. 6d. each Box, by W. R1DGWAY, Druggist, Market Drayton.— Sold Retail by Mr. HUMPHREYS, Shrewsbury; Bradbury, Wellington; Parker, Whitchurch: Stevens, Newport; Painter, ! Wrexham; Baugh, Ellesmere; Morgan, Stafford ; aud by Poole and Harding, Chester. The Gravel and Stone, Lumbago, § c. ICKMAN's " PILLS are allowed to he ihe tnosl successful Preparation for effec- tually removing, und preventing the future recur, rcnce of, those Disorders which arise from au imperfect nctiou of the Urinary Organs, as Gravel and Stone, Lumbago, Pains iu the Buck and Loins, Suppression of Urine, kc. Composed of the most innocent ingredients, this truly valuable Medicine relieves the suffering patient from the excruciation- tortures of those Diseases without auy violence or injury to the constitution, and requires no confine- ment or restraint nf Diet during its use. It is one of the oldest Public Medicines extant; and ils peculiar virtues and efficacy have uniformly main- tained the highest reputation. Sold in Boxes, nt - is. <> d. and lis. by Butler's. Chemists, No. 4, Cheupside, London; 20, Waterloo. Place, Edinburgh ; and 34, Sackville- str< and by W. " Medicine , Dublin ; IV . EDDOWES, Shrewsbury, and the principal e Venders throughout Ihe United Kino- dom. Tooth- Ache and Ear- Ache. ERRY's ESSENCE has received tlie sanction and support ofthe most distinguished personages iu thc kingdom, together vviih ihe united testimony of ihe first Physicians in Europe, nnd numerous favourable comments iu highly respectable inn v be had ( at 2s. Gd. 4s. lid. lis. and " 22s. per Box.) ' Medical Journals, where it has been declared to be at fhe Office of this Paper ; of Medicine Venders or Booksellers iu most Towns within its Circulation ; nnd of all thc WHOLESALE Medicine Venders iu London. Also, TOWEltS's STOMACHIC ES- SENCE, justly esteemed tbe most certain known Remedy for Flatulent or Spasmodic Pains in ihe Stomach, nervous Palpitations, Chills, Tremors, nnd difficulty of Breathing ; Price 4s. 6d. and 10s. Od. per Buttle. *.* Observe the Signature of" JOHN TOWERS" on the Labels, aud his Name round the Royal Arms on tbe Seul, the " best thing ever discovered for the Tooth- Ache aud Ear- Ache." It instantaneously relieves the most excruciating pain, preserves the Teeth sound aud firm, prevents further decay, effectually cures the scurvy in thc gums, fastens loose Teeth, and renders tiieni firm and serviceable to the latesi period, and effectually prevents the Tooth- Ache. Sold in bottles, nt Is. Hd. and 2s. 9d. bv Butler's, No. 4, Chrapside, London; 20, Waterloo- Place, Edinburgh; and 34, Sackville- street, Dublin - nud by W, ~ Medicine W. EODOWES, Shrewsbury, and tiie principal dicine Venders throughout the United Kingdom. Information to the World. Copy of a Letter to Dr. SMITH, of Upton Magna, near Shrewsbury; A mosl extraordinary Case, of an inveterate SCURFY, recently cured by Dr. SMITH'S PLOUGHMAN'S DROPS. DEAR SIR, Upton Magna, April 22c/, 1822. I> KING deeply sensible ol' the Cure [ 9 have received liv taking your invaluable Drops, Gratitude compels me to ' return vou my humble and hearty Thanks ; and feeling' for mv Fellow Creatures in such Situations, I have a great desire my Case may be published, which is as fol- lows : — I was two Years afflicted with Ihis Complaint in different Parts of my Bmlv ( especially ni v Hands), particularly ihc Inside or Palms of ilie'll. in'ds, which broke out into Holes, conlracting the Sinews, aud my Fingers were druwn inward, HIT Wrists, and Arms, were ulceraled ; and being bv Trade a Cord, waincr, 1 was obliged, with very great Difficulty, to cut out iny Leather, and at last, totally debarred doing it nt all, heing unable to use my Fingers so far was Ihe Disorder seated in mv Constitution' Thus with gigantic Strides ( baffling the Skill of ihe most eminent of the Faculty, who could render me no Relief) it ascended upwards in my Arms, nnd Shoulders; ihey honestly told me they could do me no good, hut that 1 might possible survive till it got to inv Heart— Notwithstanding such unplea- sant Disorder, with Information, equally as drearv with Depression of Spirits, mingled w'ilb Hope ' I heard the following Whisper:— The Door of Hope is not quite shutagniiisi ihce ; there is n healing Balm nt Upton Magna ; there is a Physician there. I instantly obeyed; nod commenced n Trial of vour Drops; when I soon found Relief, and rt'licn l" had taken six small Bottles, I found a safe Core JOSEPH WILLIAMS. N I IN ess, RICHARD HARRIS, of Ironbridge. N. B. Dr. Smith recommends every Patient who lakes the above Drops not lo go to'ihe Spa, nor Sen- Bathing, as it will be unnecessary, and Money thrown away. These Drops nre to be had in square Bottle* with these words moulded on each, •• Mr. Smith's Ploughman's Drops," ( all others are spurious), at fl. 2s. Ihc large, soil lis. the small, Duty'in- cluded. at PLOUGHMAN'S HAIL, Uplon Magna near Shrewsbury ; also of W. EDIIOWRS, " and Woidson, Shrewsbury ; Cnpsev, Wellington • Yeutes, Salt Warehouse, Iron Bridge; Partriri » <.' Bridgnorth ; Griffiths, Ludlow ; Waidson, Welsh- pool; Price, Oswestry ; liangli, Ellesmere ; Jone Parker, Whitchurch; Procter, Drayton ; Siivcs- ter, Newport ; Holmes. No I, Royal Exchange. London; and all other V. tdiviut Venders. " LONDON— SATURDAY. The Foreign news of this week is of a very contradictory el aracter, both from Greece and Spain. — Tbe German Papers state the cause of the Greeks to bp hopeless, and that tlie Turks are pressing them on all sides;' while the, French Papers contain ae. counts of new decisive successes on the part of the Greeks — From Spain the accounts are of an equally uncertain character: some of them stating that the Armv ofthe Faith, under Qnesada, had been beaten & dispersed, & that Quesada himself hud been given up as a prisoner; while others aver that Quesada is slill in Navarre at the head of 5000 men, including 300 cavalry. On Wednesday, Sept. 11, at one o'clock, a fire broke out in the roof of ihe High Church « > f the Cat bed nil of- St. Bavon, Ghent ; it continued to spead for two hours and half, in the most alarming manner, and peoet- ated the plaister ceiling in several pla. es. The armories of the Knights of the Golden Fleece, which are in the choir, have heen reached by the flumes. The most precious articles, amongst others the Apocalypse of John ( Van Eyck), the children which ornament the altar, & c. have been saved. BANKRUPTS, SEPTEMBER 21. — Nathaniel Higgiu- bothani, of Macclesfield, Cheshire, malt and hop- ine reliant.— Joseph Frost, late of Derby, saddler and harness. maker.— Samuel Baker, of Liston, Essex, miller and merchant.— Martin Sharp, of Liverpool, master- mariner and merchant.— Christopher Richard Denham, of Fetter- lane, Loudon, ironmonger. POSTSCRIPT. LONDON, Monday Wight, Sept. 23. We regret to learn from the Paris Journals of Saturday, that theDuke of Wellington found him- self so much indisposed when near Beauvais, that lie was forced to stop on his journey and. undergo the operation of bleeding. God forbid that this illus- trious person should also become a martyr to public duty. The lamented Marquis of Londonderry sunk into a premature grave, borne down by tbe weight of his official labours. We trust that his Grace has not been urged by zeal for his country's service, to undertake a mission of so arduous a character, at a moment when the state of his health required re- pose and care. We are not, of course, alluding in the most distant manner, to an event such as we have recently had to deplore ; but we have heard, with much pain, from various quarters, that when the Duke of Wellington left England for the Con- tinent, the general state of his health was far from satisfactory. The new Lutheran Church at Amsterdam was burnt down to the ground on the 18th instant. The fire originated in a part where some plumbers were at work. New York Papers to the 22d ult. hare been received. The following is an extract of a letter dated " New York, August 21.— Business is com- pletely at a stand ; the appearance of the yellow fever has caused a suspension of all traffic, aud I feel fearful the extreme warm weather will cause that dreadful malady to spread ; if so, it will cause much trouble in our commercial concerns. Cons, for Money, 81 J— New 4 per Cents. 100 j|— Consols for Account. 81$. SHREWSBURY. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 1822. BIRTH. On Wednesday last, at Aqualate Hall, tlie seat of Sir J. F. Boughey, Bart. M. P. Lady Boughey, of a son. MARRIED. On the 31st lilt, at Stoke, Mr. William Ford, butcher, of Hanley, to Mrs. Taylor, of Tibberton, in this county. On the lfith inst. at Cheltenham, by the Roy. Charles Jervis, Captain Robert Doane, late of the Hon, East India Company's Bombay Marine, to Maria, sister of Captain William Maughan, late of the same service. Same day, at Claverley, by the Rev. John Glover, S. W. Fellows, Esq. of Castle Donington, Leicestershire, to Miss Fregleton, of Upper Lud- stone, in this county. On the 23d instant, at West. Bromwich, by the Rev. Charles Townsend, Mr. Samuel Kenrick, to Mariaun, second daughter of Archibald Kenrick, Esq. Spring Fields Vvest Bromwich. DIED. At Tern Hill, on the 19th inst. in her 70th year, Charlotte, relict ofthe late Thomas Pigot, Esq. of Alinington Hall, Staffordshire, and only daughter of CreswellTayleur, formerly ofthe MiddleTemple, Esq. Barrister at Law, and of Meeson Hall, iu this county : a sincere unostentatious christian, the kindest of mothers, the poor man's fiiend. On Tliurs ay last, Mr. John Corser, solicitor, Whitchurch On the 12th inst. aged 79, Mrs. Hughes, of Wistanswick. On the 18th inst. greatly respected, Mrs. Brook field, of Adcott Mill, in this couuty. Visiting Clergyman ihis week at fhe Infirmary, the Rev. George Moultrie :— House- Visitors, Richard Biatton, Esq. and Mr. William Taylor. Additional, Subscriptions to that Charity. Miss Langford, Shrewsbury £ 2 2 0 Samuel Chambers, Esq. Abbey Foregate 2 2 0 Donation. Messrs. Joseph and Charles Stnrge, Bewdley The Anniversary Meeting of the Subscribers and Friends to this excellent Institution, al St. Chad's Church, on Friday last ( John Mytton, Esq. Trea. surer), was honoured by a very numerous attendance of the rank and respectability of the county. The Rev. John Russell, of Oswestry, preached a most appropriate sermon, from Matthew, chapter 5, verse 7 ; after which the sum nf £ 176.4s. 3|( l. w as collected : it the doors.— The plates were respectively held by the Hon. Mrs. Smith, supported by John Cotes, Esq and Miss Lloyd ( of Aston), supported by the Hon. George Forester. SntartlB Mtilliam < Eovfcft, !£< jq. 0 0 ACCIDENT.— On Saturday, the 7th instant, Benjamin Overfield, servant to Mr. Davis, of Bridgewalton, near Bridgnorth, was returning from Broseiey with his master's waggon loaded with coal : being intoxicated, he got on the shafts til ride, and on the road at the Rudge VVood lie fell, when the waggon went over him and killed him on the spot: he has left a widow and 4 children.— In conseqnence of the frequency of similar accidents ill that vicinity, we understand the Magistrates are determined to punish all persons found riding on tbe shafts with the utmost severity. Sir RICHARD PULESTON'S FOX Hounds will meet ou Wednesday, 25th Ercall Heath. Friday, the 27th Stoke Heath. At eleven o'clock. SPORTING.— Strange rumours are afloat re- specting the St. Leger race ( see ith page).— Swap, tiie first favourite, as it turned out, could have won the race but for the revival, as it is said, of the physicking system.— On Wednesday last, Swap heat Theodore, the winner of tbe St. Leger. They run by themselves for the Gascoigne Stakes of lOOgs. each, 30gs. ft. ( 12 subscribers) ; and Swap won it with ease. It is supposed, upon a moderate calculation that Mr. Petre, the owner olTheodnre, the horse that won the St. Leger, at Doncaster, on the 16th, has netted upwards of £ 50,000. Never was greater surprise manifested than at the issue of the heat. A trainer bad fonr horses in the stake, which came in as 1st, 2d, 3d. and 4th. The most favourite horses were either distanced or lost. Money was changing owners' in the most rapid manner during the race; aud several gtoonis of Gentlemen have, hy the event, been placed in independent circumstances. Mr. Eyre's wan won £ 2000, CAUTION TO CHIEF CONSTABLES.— On the Chief Constables attending at the Assizes at Lincoln, on Monday, the 29tb ult. to makeoaih tbat nothing presentable had come to their knowledge, it was suggested to the Judge by the Clerk of tbe Assizes, that in Lincolnshire nnd the neighbouring eiunties, llie Chief Constables were ill the habit of attending, but that they considered the being called on for pre- sentments was a mere matter of form. Mr. Justice Holrnyd thereupon addressed the Chief Constables, and told them lliat " they were not to rest satisfied with swearing lliat nothing presentable had come to their knowledge, bnt it was their duty to make dili- gent inquiry, and ascertain whether there was any thing to lie presented ; if they neglected to do this, they were liable to be indicted for a gross neglect of duty. His Lordship did not mean to insinuate lhat there had been any neglect on tlieir part, but it might he useful to remind them, that they were bound by their oaths of Oflice to make full investi- gation." The Warrant under the head " Assize," in Burn's Justice, should be issued by all Chief Constables to require all Petty Constables, in his Majesty's name, lo make due presentment of all liuiteri that sue presentable, previous to the Assizes.' ' oasts were given :—. The above- named Gentleman, Son of the late j levered John Corbet, Esq. of Snndorne Castle, and j Heir Apparent to the extensive estates of that dis- tinguished branch of one of the most ancient and respected families in tbis county, completed his 21st ; year ou Sunday last; but from that feeling of sacred i regard for the" Sabbath- Day, which, we trust, will ever continue lo he the distinguishing feature of j Billon's, it was unanimously resolved by the numer- ous tenantry aud friends of tlie Family, lhat the festive celebration of the event should lake place on Monday.—- Accordingly, with the exception ofa cliearful afternoon peal, and the erection of some flags iu the evening, few marks of the approaching festivities were visible on Sunday ; but immediately after the clock had struck 12 on that night, the firing of cannon commenced at Sundorne Castle ; these were answered by discharges from the Castle on ilaughinond Hill, " near the place of Earl Dou- glas's celebrated leap, and the alternate firing was continued at intervals throughout the whole of Monday, and also from the Hill yesterday. Six fine oxen, together with about 30 bushels of flour baked into bread, 0 hogsheads of old beer, aud several barrels of ale, were purchased by a liberal subscription of the tenantry on the SUNDOHNE, Al,- nuir. irr LEE, ifAt'OiiMOMD, UFFINGTOH, UPTON, DOWNTON, fee. estates; and it should be recorded, as a distinguishing mark of the kindness extended on the one hand, and of the grateful feelings excited on tiie other, that even the small tenantry holding a eoMage, with garden, and land for a cow, See, anxious to shew their respect for the Family to whom they acknowledge so many obligations, sent their crowns aud half- crowns to he added to the rejoicing fund. The fires at which the six oxen were roasted were lighted up on Sunday night, and being made at tbe top of Haugbmoud Hill, formed conspicuous objects nt the distance of many miles ; the oxen were put down lo roast about one o'clock on Monday morning ; and about 3 o'clock iu the afternoon they were taken up, dissected, and distri- buted— first, to the labouring fatuities on the estate until they were all served, and then to a- numerous body of the assembled spectators, together with a sufficient quantity of excellent bread and plenty of prime beer.— It is supposed that not less than from 8000 lo 10,000 persons were assembled on Hangli- tuond Ilill in the course of the day, comprising a great body of respectable persons, and some of the principal neighbouring families, who came in their carriages lo view litis scene of festivity, which was enlivened hy an excellent hand. A cold collation was provided at the Castle on the Hill for the tenants and their friends, of which from 400 to 500 persons partook in succession, aud " Health, Happiness, and Prosperity to the Heir of Stludorue," was drank iu bumpers of prime old stingo brought from the cellars of Sundorne Castle. — Many zealous and jovial souls continued the festivities oji the Hill throughout the night. An oak tree was planted, opposite the Inn at Uffiugton, in commemoration of the day ; and it was intended lhat a balloon should have been sent off at night, bnt the weather became unfavourable, and this part of tlie design could not. be accomplished. At night Haiiglnnond Castle was illuminated, as were the School and many of the houses in Uffiugton village, all of which were full of friends, who had assembled to witness and join in the rejoicings of tbe day ; and at several of the most respectable houses, happy parties of friends, relatives, and neighbours, joined in concluding' the da_ v'* eutei taiuiuullt by a festive dance. BATTLEFIELD, HARLESCOTT, & e. A capital ox, the gift of the Rev. E. Williams, Mr. Edwards, of Harlescott, Mr. Webster, of Hall llussey, aud Mr. Salter, of Battlefield, was slaugh- tered at Harleseott, and distributed to tlie cottagers iu proportion to their families, together with a loaf of good bread and a quart of prime aie each, to take home. In tbe afternoon, the cottagers' wives and children ( about 113 iu number, including all tbe children of Battlefield School) assembled at Ihe Hall Hitssey, where they were regaled with tea and cake ; and each of them upon departing was presented v* ith an ample piece of plum cake to take home, uud tiie women also with a glass of wine each to drink the health of the Heir of Sundorne; the whole proceeding- being enlivened by a band of music; after which tiie family and their friends, including the Rev. E, Williams ( the Minister of the Parish) and the Rev. J. Richards ( who had delivered a short aud suitable address) partook of lea ; and all returned home pleased and grateful.— At night, an immense bonfire was made opposite Mr. Salter's, at Battlefield, near the spot where Hotspur is reported to have fallen, Mr. Salter also illuminated his house, and the effect, viewed from Haughinond Hill, uas very pleasing. A quantity of Fireworks were likewise let off, and 21 rounds fired iu honour of the dav. ASTLEY. Mr. Col lev gave a sheep, with every requisite accompaniment, to the neighbouring cottagers ; and in the evening there was a dance, which was kept up with much spirit to a late hour. UPTON MAGNA. A flag was hoisted ou the church tower on Sunday evening, and on Monday an oak tree was planted in tiie village. In addition lo a liberal contribution to tlio general rejoicing fund, tea and dancing'parties were formed here and at other places, and the hells at all the churehas on the estate sent forth their merry peals in unison with the general sentiment. SHREWSBURY. From the long and intimate connexion so happily subsisting between this town and the Sundorne Family, it was anticipated that a corresponding feeling- would be exhibited on this joyful occasion, and tiie event amply justified the expectation. Ou Sunday afternoon a chearful peal from the bells of St. Mary's gave no unmeaning notice of the ap- proaching festivity ; and soon as Monday morning presented itself, the sound of the cannon on Haugh- inond Ilill and Sundorne Castle were the heralds of the clanging peals from the several churches, which continued throughout the day. About eleven o'clock, 12 fine dressed sheep, ornamented with ribbons, and preceded Iry theYeo- maury Band aud two regimental flags, were paraded through the town, the bearers having colours on their hats. Iri front, a large banner was carried, with the following inscription : " To celebrate the Birth- day of Andrew William Corbet, Esq. and Health and Prosperity to the House of Sundorne," supported on each side by 2 streamers ; the whole followed by a large blue flag. Of the above sheep, two were given by Mr. Birch, builder ; oue bv Mr. W. Jones, shoemaker; one by Mr. Oakley, builder ; one by Mr. Heigh- way, grocer; and one by Mr. Wheeler ( Raven Inn) ; and the remaining six, with a sufficient quantity of bread, ale, fee. were the produce of a subscription by numerous Shrewsbury friends, tenants, and tradesmen, among whom Mr. Burlev, Mr. Rite Wynne, Mr. Carline, Mr. Perry, Mr. Gray, Mr. Ruscoe, Mr. Donaldson, Mrs. Bythell, Mr. Griffiths, mercer, Mr. Ford, painter, Mr. Powell, cooper, fee. were liberal contributors. At night, the sheep were disposed of as follows : — Two were roasted aud partaken of by the nu- merous persons in the employ of Mr, Birch, builder, on that gentleman's premises, with plenty of good bread, ale, fee. ; one was roasted in the Market Square, and afterwards well served up to 50 per- sons, with plenty of vegetables, bread, ale, fee. at Mr. Barnfield's, the Bull's Head Inn ; and one was roasted aud served up, with the requisite accom- paniments, at Mr. Powell's, cooper.— The one given by Mr. Oakley, builder, was served up to his men at the Half Moon Inn, where Mr. Oakley also ordered them plenty of good ale, bread, fee.— The sheep given by Mr. Jones, shoemaker, was served up iu the same liberal manner at the Turf Inn, by Mr. Jones's directions.— The two sheep given by Kir. Heigh way and Mr. Wheeler were baked in joints, and served up in the Butter Market to the children of St. Mary's School ( boys and girls), and to the 16 poor widows of St. Mary's Aims- Houses, with a sufficient quantity of ale, bread, & c. Mrs. Heighway afterwards gave cake and wine'to each girl and to the poor women, to drink Mr. Corbet's health ; at the conclusion, the whole party joined in singing " God save the King." — The remaining four sheep were cut up aud judi- ciously distributed, under the superintendance of Mr. Gray, to 90 poor families, and to the poor widows in St. Chad's Alms- IIouses, to each of whom was also given a loaf. Mr. Hazlediue gnve a ton of coal to roast the sheep, and the overplus was distributed tothe poor. Another sheep was given hy Mr. Andrew Jones, mercer, and was served up, witii plenty of vegetables, bread, and good ale, at Mr. Green's ( the Glove). THE DINPSEB. Nearly 100 of the principal Shrewsbury friends, tenants, and tradesmen, sat down lo a most excellent dinner at tbe Raven lull, provided bv Mrs. Wheeler in the best style of that house. Tbe Presidents were — Messrs. Joseph Birch, Richard Pritchard, Richard Lloyd, Robert Gray, William Brayne, John Ruscoe, Robert Oakley, aiid William Wilding-.— After the cloih was drawn, the following ( among many other) The King— Duke of Ye, rk antl flic Army— Duke of Clarence and the Navy— Mr. Corbet; a long and happy Life— Mrs. Corbet and the House of Sundorne — Miss Corbet— Mr. Williams and Ihe House of Eatdu— Sir John Kynaston Powell and the Ilouse of Hardtvick— Sir Richard Puleston and the House of Emrall — Rev. J. D. Pigott and Family of Edgmond — Mr. Mytton aud the House of Haiston — Sir Andrew Corbet aud ihe House of Acton . Reynald— Mr. Smytlte Owen and the House of Condover— The Memory of the late J. Corbet, Esq. ( in silence)— The Lord Lieutenant of" the County— Tbe Knights of the Shire— The. Members forthe Borough— The Mayor of Shrewsbury— Town aud Trade of Shrewsbury — Mr. Allen and the Tenantry of tbe House of Suud. wne, fee. fee. The wines were of the best description ; Aany excellent songs were given ; and tS# UB( ios « - con- viviality prevailed. THE ILLUMINATION; This would have been gene. nl on the part of the numerous friends aud tenantry of the Sundorne Family in Shrewsbury ; but a wish having been expressed from a most respected source that such mark of regard should be dispensed with, the illumination was only partial, on the part of such tradesmen, fee. as had xnade'p'reparations previous to the intimation alluded to, and of several others, • wlio, with a highly commendable feeling, wished to testify their respect iu the most unqualified manner. Mr. Birch, builder.— The windows of the parlour and room over it'were taken out, and their places occupied by two large transparencies, executed in a very tasteful manner : that in the lower window contained the Arms, Crest, and Motto ( Ueus pascit ( aivasJ of the Corbet Family ; and that in the upper a beautiful view of Sundorne. Castle, sur- mounted by two cherubs, bearing.:! wreath : atthe bottom " Corbet" Th e tout ensemble had a very brilliant effect, and was universally admired. Mr. Gray, tailor.— Two transparencies : the ore an elegant western view ofSundorue Castle, which was much admired ; the other was au inscription, " To commemorate the Birth- Day of Apdvew Wil- liam Corbet, Esq. and Health and Prosperity to the House of Sundorne." Mr. Bowen, painter.— The front wi: i; « ws fi-. led with lights, excepting the centre window, which was occupied bv a beautiful transparency ot the Arms, Crest, anil Motto of the Suudoriie family. Mr. Morris, coachmaker.— A large and very handsome transparency of the Sundorue Arms, Crest, and Motto, with lights, fee. Mr. Ford, painter.— A large transparency of the Suiidoriie Arms, Crest, and Motto, with numerous lights, intermingled in an extremely tasteful man- ner with a large collection of choice and beautiful flowers. Mr. Powell, cooper — Two large transparencies : one, the Sundorne Arms, Crest, and Motto, with the following lines : " O may the Corbets ever live Around this peaceful shore, Till rocks shall crumble into dost, And Time shall be no more." The other transparency was—" Aged XXI." in a wreath ; and underneath, " May the Blessing of Providence crown the succeeding Branches of the Illustrious Family of Sundorne Castle with Pro- sperity." Mr. Lloyd, glazier ( Castle Gates).— Laurel and lights, with a transparency—" 21," in a wreath, inscri bed " Prosperity to the House of Sundorne." Mr. Price, baker ( Raven- street).— Two transpar- encies : the one the Sundorne ( rest, tS) S other " A. W. C. 21." Underneath the first was " May the Virtues of the Father descend to the Son ;" and beneath the other—" Theu while God feedeth him, he will feed the Poor." Mrs. Eggleston, plumber.— Laurel and . lights intermixed with flowers, and a very good cast in lead of the Sundorne Crest, with " A. W. C." underneath. The houses of the following tradesmen were also illuminated, some of them with very great taste : — Mr. Drury, grocer ; Mr. Bigg, seedsman ; Mr. Henry Legh, butcher ; Mrs. Hannier, hosier; Mr. Clemson, gunsmith; Mr. Green ( The Glove); Mrs. Jones, hatter; Messrs. Harrison and Son,' saddlers ; Mr. Read, cooper ; Mr. Lewis, gilder ; j Mr. Bowdler, hairdresser ; Mr. Chester, tailor ; Mr. Colley, tailor ; Mr. Hackney, chinaman ; Mr. Dolphin, skinner ; Mr. S. Harmon, saddler ; Mrs. Mytton, straw- hat maker; Mr. Humphreyson, shoemaker ; Mr. Richards, and Mr. Baxter ( Castle Foregate. On Tuesday, September 17th, was run for, on Bicton Heath; a" Purse of £ 60, given by the Hon. 11. G. Bennet and P. Corbett, Esq. for maiden horses of all ages; 2- mile beats. Sir T. Stanley's b. c.* bv Coriolanus, 3 yrs. C. I. Spring).... ". 1 1 Mr. Owen's" b. f. by Hedley, 3 yrs 2 2 Mr. Sheppard's b. f. by Aladdin, 3 yrs dr Mr. Smout's b. f. by Biigliadoro, 3 yrs dr Won easy. A Sweepstakes of lOgs. each, to which was added 30gs. each by Major Ormshy Gore and Sir J. G. Egertnn, Bart, forthe produce of mares covered in 1818 by Aladdin and Cestrian. Once round and a distance. Mr. Mytton's b. c. bv Aladdin, out of Dairymaid, ( T.' Whitehouse). ! ... 1 Mr, Sheppard's b. f. by Aladdin, out of his Trumpator mare 2 Seven other gentlemen were subscribers ; but there is no produce living from their respect- ive mares. The All- aged Stake of 15gs. each, with 20gs. given by fhe Town ; twice round and a distance. Major Oiuishy Gore's br. c. Cuyp ( 8. Darling J... 1 Mr. Mvtldii's ch. h. Mandeville, aged 2 Sir T. Stanley's br. c. Brother to Hooton, 4 yrs.... 3 Won cleverly. WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18. The Gentlemen's Subscription of £ 50, for three and four- year olds. Heats : twice round & a distance. Lord Grosvenoi's br. f. Tempe, 3 yrs. fCheswassJ 2 1 I Sir T. Stanley's br. c. Aiuiwell, 4 yrs 1 2 2 Mr. Mytton'sb. c. Mallet, 3 yrs...." 3 dr Mr. Wright's b. e. by Weaver, 4 yrs dis. A very good race between Tempe and Aiimvell. .— We regret to say, however, that owing to a youth inconsiderately riding his pony across the track of the racers io the first heat, Mr. Wright's colt came in contact with the pony, in consequence of which the colt was thrown out of llie race, and the rider was dismounted and seriously injured, but is happily recover- ing. The Gentlemen's Subscription for a Gold Cup, of IftOgs. value, for all ages. Twice round and a distance. Sir T. Stanley's ch. c. Tlie Doge of Venice, 4 yrs. ( Spencer ) 1 Mr. Myttou's b. h. Haiston, 5 yrs 2 Major Ormsby Gore's ch. h. fhe Duke, 5 yrs 3 Sir W. Wynne's ch c. Stingo, 4 yrs ". dr Mr. Mvtton's b. h. Theodore Majocchi, 6 yrs dr Mr. Hill's b. h. Tarragon, 6 yrs S- ROBERT CORBETT, JOSEPH WEBB, ANDREW SWIFT, JOHN BROWN, JOSEPH LAWLEY, JOHN ESPLEY, CHARLES WEBB, JOHN BADDELEY, THOMAS COOK, THOMAS CRANAGE. SAMUEL ANSLOW, In Pursuance of the above Requisition, J do hereby convene a GENERA f. MEETING of the Members and Widows of deceased Members of the said Society, to be held at the Pheasant Inn, in Wellington, in the County ofSalop, at the Time and for the Purposes above- mentioned. THOMAS PUGH, Secretary. Stretton and Longden Roads. \ rOTIC E is hereby given, that a . ^ MEETING of the Trustees of the Turnpike Roads lending from Colehain Bridge, in Shrews- bury, to Church Stretton and to Conduver ; also from Colehain Bridge . foresaid to the Turnpike Gale at Castle Pulverbatch ; will he held at the Guildhall, iu Shrewsbury, on MONDAY, the Seventh Day of October next," at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon. JOHN JONES, Clerk to tbe Trustees. Shrewsbury, September 23, lb22. BY W. CHURTON, At the Golden Ball Inn, in Whitchurch, in the County of Salop, on Monday, the 30th Day of September, 1822, at four o'Clock in the Afternoon, in the following, or such other Lots ns shall be agreed upon, and subject to Conditions then to be produced : LOT I. NPWO Pieces of excellent COPYHOLD it. LAND, called WICKSTEAD'S FIELD and MEA- DOW, lying in ALKINGTON, and containing toge- ther 8 Acres, or thereabouts, be the same more or less. LOTII. A Piece of valuable Copyhold LAND, called the GREEN FIELDS, also lying in Alkington, and containing 5 Acres, or thereabouts, be the same more or less. The above Lands are in the Holding of the Representatives of the late Mr. John Roe, are situated at a convenient Distance from Whit- church, and adjoin the lload frotn thence to Alkington. LOT III. A substantial and convenient Brick and Tile BUILDING, near the High- Street, WHIT- CHURCH, containing a Slaughter House, Stable Granary, Hay Loft, & c. with a Garden, Pigstye, and Yard adjoining, the Whole being Copyhold, and in the Holding of Mr. Roe's Representatives. Immediate Possession may be had of all the above Lots. LOT IV. Two Copyhold DWELLING HOUSES, well situated for Trade, with the Shops and other Appurtenances thereto belonging, adjoining the High Street, in Whitchurch, and now held by Mr. Roe's Representatives, nnd Mr. Gerrnrd, Cooper. Also a small Dwelling House at the Back, in the Occupation of Johu Woodall. LOT V. A commodious Freehold HOUSE adjoining the last Lot ( containing a handsome and spacious Shop, also fronting the High Street), with the Brew- house, Cowhouse, and other Buildings and Appur tenances thereto belonging, now held by Mr. Thos, Mold, Clothier, under a Lease, of which 18 Years will be unexpired at Christmas next, at the yearly Rent of £ 21. The Auctioneer will appoint a Person to show the Lots ; and further Particulars may he obtained from him, or at the Office of Messrs. liitooKES and LEE, Solicitors, Whitchurch. ^ ales by attctfott. UDUNGTON, NEAR SHREWSBURY. Milking Cows, Saddle Horses, Stack of Hay, SfC. BY C. I1ULBERT, On the Premises, UDLINGTON, between Bicton and Shrewsbury, on Thursday, October3d, 1822 ; ripH E LIVE STOCK, & e. belonging - fi. to THOMAS TUDOR, Esq. who is changing his Residence : consisting ofa most excellent Milk- ing Cow and Calf, and Ditto in- calf; a capital Black Horse for Saddle or Harness, an excellent youu< » Saddle Mare, and a very useful Brown Pony; also several Bridles and Saddles ; a well- built light Cart; two Stacks of prime Hay ; Mixon of Stable Manure, Ditto Compost; vari- ous small Implements; Cabinet Maker's Bench and Tools; Iron Boiler ; Hurdles, Posts and Rails; Bell Glass for Hofbcds ; Brewing Cooler; two handsome Fowling Pieces, Stc. ME. Sale to commence at Eleven o'Clock. EUG- SjSJY. At the Castle Inn, in Bridgnorth, on Saturday, the 5th Day of October, 1822, at Five o'Clock in the Afternoon, subject to such Conditions as will then and there be produced : ALI. that Messuage or DWELLING HOUSE, with the Buildings, Garden, and several Pieccs or Parcels of Arable, Meadowr, and Pasture LAND, thereto belonging, containing by Admeasurement 35A. 3R. 31P. or thereabouts 5 situate in tlie Parish of H1GI. E f, in the County of Salop, and now in the Occupation of Mr. Thomas Lewis and Mrs. Steward, or their Tenants. Hie Estate, which in Freehold of Inheritance, and redeemed of Land- Tax, is in a very high State of Cultivation, and is pleasantly situated near the River Severn, 7 Miles distant from the Market Towns of Bridgnorth and Bewdley, and 8 from Kiddermilister aud Cleobury Mortimer. There ir wModus payable in Lieu of the Tithes ofllay, Clover, aud IVfilk. Mrs. STEWARD, of Higley, the Proprietor, will appoint a Person to shew the Premises; and further Particulars mav be had of Messrs. PRITCII- ARD, Solicitors, Broseley. THE Creditors who have proved their Debts under a Commission of Bankrupt awarded and issued forth against WILLIAM WYCHERLEY, of TREFNANT, in the Parish of Alberbury, in the County ofSalop, Fanner, Malt- ster, Dealer and Chapman, are desired to MEET tiie Assignees of the Estate and Effects of the said Bankrupt, on tbe eighth Day of October next, at eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon, at the Talbot Inn, in Drayton- in- Hales, in the said County of Salop, to assent to or dissent from the Assignees making some and what Allowance to the said Bankrupt, out of his Estate and Effects, for his present Main- tenance and Support. DRAYTON- IN- HALES, SEPT. 21,1822. THE OBSERVER OFFICE, 169, Strand, London, Sept. 1822. MONDAY EDITION OF " THE OBSERVER," Weekly Newspaper, particularly desirable for Country and Foreign Circulation. PRICE SEVENFENCE. Minsterley, Westbury, Shelton, Pool, and Basclutrch Districts. N( OTICE is hereby given. That a MEETING of the Trustees of the above Districts of Turnpike Roads, will be held at the Guildhall, in Shrewsbury, 011 MONDAY, the seventh Day of October, 1822, at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon. JOHN JONES, Clerk to tbe Trustees. Shrewsbury, Sept. 23d, 1822. COUNTY OP DENBIGH. IN THE PARISH OF BANGOR, NEAR WREXHAM. IVOTICE is herebv given, that the IN next TURNPIKE MEETING ofthe Trus- tees of the Turnpike Road in the United Districts of Audlcm and Woorc, lying in the several Counties of Chester, Salop, and Stafford, w ill be held at the Dwelling House of George Hocknell, the Talbot Iun, in Drayton- in- Hales, iu the County of Salop, 011 Thursday, the tenth Day of Octobcr next, be- tween the Hours of ten and two of the Clock of the same Day, under and by Virtue of an Act passed in the Forty- fourth Year of his late Majesty's Reign, intituled " An Act to continue the Term, and alter " and enlarge the Powers of two Acts passed in the " Seventh and Twenty- fifth Years nf his late " Majesty's Reign, to Repair and Widen the lioads " from Whitchurch, in the County of Salop, to the " Turnpike Road between Nantwich., in tile County " of Chester, aud Newcastle- under- Lyme, and from " Hinstock to Nantwich aforesaid ;" when and where the Tolls arising at the several Toll Gate* upon the said Turnpike Roads, will be Let by Auction, to the best Bidder ; which Tolls produced Ihe last Year the respective Sums herennder- mentioned, and will be put irp at the same Sums Whoever happens to be the best Bidder, must at the same Time give Security with sufficient Sure- ties to the Satisfaction of the said Trustees, for Payment of the Rent agreed for, and at such Times as they shall direct. . Dated this Fifteenth Day of September, 1822. WoodseavesGate £ 130 Shropshire L. Ditto 139 Hankelow Ditto 73 Capital Freehold Dairy and Cheese FARMS. BY MR. HOGGART, At the Mart, London, on Friday, October 18th, at Twelve, unless an acceptable Offer shall be previously made by Private Contract: nhllE EATON MALL ESTATE and it MANSION, beautifully situate upon the picturesque and romantic Banks of the River Dee, which affords the best of Fishing, and the sur- rounding Country abounding with Game ; 4 Miles from Wrexham, 16 from Chester, and 25 from Shrewsbury ; in a genteel Neighbourhood, and within Reach of several Packs of Hounds. The Mansion is an old Structure, placed on the Brink of the. Dee, with Terrace Walks, beautiful Pleasure Grounds, Plantations and Gardens, with Offices of every Description, and the adjoining Demesne offering a capital Investment; containing altogether ABOUT ? g> mSrclf an5 ® } jirtj) Starts Audlem Ditto } c to 5 Adderley Ditto.. Madeley Ditto.. 90 342 W. FURBER, Clerk and Treasurer. C^ catre of ^ uatowr, BLENHEIM STREET, GREAT MARLBOROUGH STREET. rpHE AUTUMNAL COURSE OF I LECTURES ON ANATOMY, PHYSIO- LOGY, and SURGERY, will be commenced on TUESDAY, the 1st of October, at two o'Clock. By JOSHUA BROOKES, F. R. S. F. L. S. Soc. Cffis. Nat. Cur. Mosq. Soc. etc. ixc. In these Lectures the Structure of the Human Body will be demonstrated ou recent Subjects, aud further illustrated by Preparations, and the Func- tions of the different Organs will be explained. Spacious Apartments, thoroughly ventilated, and replete, with every Convenience, will be open all the Morning, for the Purpose of Dissecting and Injecting, where Mr. Brookes attends to direct the Students, and demonstrate ttie various Parts as they appear on Dissection. TERMS. £. s. For a Course of Lectures, including the Dissections 5 5 For a perpetual Pupil to the Lectures and Dissections 10 10 The Inconveniences usually attending Anatomi- cal Investigations, are counteracted by an autiseptic Process. Mr. BROOKES's Museum will be Open to all Gentlemen ( gratuitously) by Application in Writ- ing, addressed ( Post- paid) to tbe Curator, Theatre of Anatomy, Blenheim Street. of prodigiously fine Feeding and Meadow Lands, cultivated almost exclusively as Dairy and Cheese Farms: the Poor- Rates extremely moderate. The Lands are in Part watered by tbe rich Overflowings of the Dee, and the whole Estate lies within a Ring Fence, bounded for a very considerable Distance by that River. The Farm- Houses and Buildings are conveniently placed upon various Parts of the Estate, and in excellent Order ; let to most respon- sible Tenants ( Messrs. Iligginson, Jones, Evanson Edwards, and others), at Rents now producing One Thousand Five Hundred and Eighty- Seven Pounds per Annum, and punctually paid.— The Estate may be viewed on Application at F. aton Hall ; aud further Parti- culars will shortly be ready, and may be had at the Wynnstay Arms, Wrexham ; Hotel, Chester; King's Arms, Liverpool; Bridgewater and Mose- ley Arms Inn, at Manchester ; Inns at Blackburn, Preston, aud Lancaster; Lion, Shrewsbury; Hen and Chickens, Birmingham; of Messrs. BLACK- STOCK and BUNCE, Solicitors, Temple; Mr. WATSON or Mr. HARPF. R, Solicitors, Whitchurch, Shropshire ; at the Mart; nud of Mr. IIOGGART, 62, Old Broad- Street, London, WREXHAM. At the Red Lion, in Wrexham, in the latter End of October next, of which due Notice will be given in a future Paper ; rg^ HAT very eligible and well- built fi. HOUSE, together with tbe Stable, Brew- house, good Garden, and other Conveniences thereunto belonging, situate in HOPE- STREET, in the Town of Wrexham, in the County of Denbigh, and lately occupied by Mrs. Gartside, deceased. The House consists, on the Ground Floor, of a handsome Vestibule and spacious Staircase, a Par- lour to the Front 21 Feet by 16, and two smaller ones, besides a commodious Kitchen, Scullerv Pantry, and other useful Offices. Above Stairs is a good Tea Room nearly of the same Dimensions as the large Parlour, and sundry Bed Rooms with attached Closets. There are also Six Rooms in the Attic Story. Underneath the House is an Arched Vault 48 Feet long by 16 Feet wide, and two other Vaulted Cellars. The above Premises are 42 Feet 9 Inches in Front, and 144 Feet backwards, and are well situ- ated for Trade or any other Purpose where Room is required, and the same may, at a sniall Expense, be converted into Three or move Dwellings, as may best Suit the Convenience of a Purchaser. The Household GOODS and FURNITURE of the said Mrs. GARTSIDE will be Sold by Auction on the two subsequent Days after the Sale of the said Premises. For further Particulars apply to 5! r. FOELKES, Solicitor, Wrexham. FREEHOLD ESTATE, CORN- MXIX AND LIME- IOLNS, At Coretey, near Tenbury. BY MR'- TdAVIES, At the Swan Inn, Tenbury, in the County of Worcester ( by Order of the Assignees of JOHN JONES, a Bankrupt), on Thursday, the 10th of October next, at the Hour of Three in the After- noon, either together, or in the following, or such other Lots as may be agreed upon at the Time of Sale, and subject to such Conditions as will then and there be produced : LOT I. 4 LL that Messuage or DWELLING ./ jL HOUSE, with the Outbuildings, Gardens, Orchards, and several Pieces or Parcels of Arable, Meadow, Pasture, and Hop GROUND, thereunto belonging, and held therewith, called THE LOWER HOUSE FARM, containing together 147A. 1R. 10P. or thereabouts, be the same more or less, situate at CORELEY? in the County of Salop, and late in the Occupation of the said John Jones. The above forms a compact and desirable Farm, and is in an improveable State ; and Part of the Meadow Lands are watered from the Fold Yard. LOT II. All that Messuage or DWELLING HOUSE, and all that Water CORN- MILL, callcd CORELEY MILL, with the Outbuildings, Garden, and several Pieces or Parcels of Meadow, Pasture, and Hop GROUND thereunto belonging, and held therewith, containing together 10A. OR. 37P. or thereabouts, be the same more or less, situate at Coreley aforesaid, and IIOAV in the Occupation of Mr. Alexander Dunn, under the yearly Rent of £ 80. The Mill is well supplied with Water. To each of the above- mentioned Lots is appendant a very extensive Right of Common on the Clee Hills. The above Property is Freehold of Inheritance, lies within a Ring Fence, and is distant Four Miles from the respective Market Towns of Tenbury and ClfUil- ory Mortimer, 7 from Ludlow, and 12 from tiewdley. LOT HI. All those LIME ROCKS, COT- TAGES, and LANDS, situate at THE KNOWLE, in the Parish of BURFORD, in the County of Salop, late in the Occupation of the said John Jones and his Undertenants, under a Lease from Mrs. Fowler and John Salway, Esq. 7 Years of which remained unexpired at Christmas last. Immediate Possession of this Lot may be had. LOT IV. The LIFE- INTEREST of the said Bankrupt, now aged 65 Years, in Four Dwelling Houses or COTTAGES, with the Lands and Appurtenances thereto belonging, situate at HINTS, iu the Parish of Coreley aforesaid, now let to Tenants at certain Rents amounting together to the Sum of Nine Pounds. LOT V. The INTEREST of the said John Jones in an undivided MOIETY of a DWELLING HOUSE, Blacksmith's Shop, and Premises, situate in the Town of CLEOBURY MORTIMER, in the County of Salop, now in the Occupation of Cooper. LOT VI. Several small Parcels of LAND, con- taining together about 6A. IR. 36P. situate in the several Parishes of Coreley and Burford aforesaid, held by the ' Bankrupt of the Churchwardens and Overseers of the Parish of Coreley, under Lease for the Residue of a Term of Years, Three of which were unexpired at Lady- Day last, subject to certain Covenants therein specified. Mr. ANDREW JONES, of Hints, or the respective Tenants, will shew the Premises; and for further Particulars apply to Messrs. ADAMS & ANDERSON, Solicitors, Ludlow Mr. GODSON, Solicitor, Ten bury ; or to Messrs. PRITCHARD, Solicitors, Broselev. September 14//?, 1822. SEVEN Years have now elapsed since the Publication of a Monday Edition of " The Observer" commenced. The Conductors of this Journal, in now coming forward to express their grateful Acknowledgments for the distinguished Patronage they have progressively received during the Whole of that Period, and for the high Place which they have at length attained in the Public Estimation, cannot but feel a proud Consciousness that this SuecesR is not to be ascribed to any sudden or capri- cious Ebullition of popular Curiosity, hut to the manifest and intrinsic superiority which " The Mon- day Edition of The Observer" has invariably main- tained over every one of its Competitors. The Pledge with which " The Monday Edition of The Observer" set out has been fully redeemed : no Pains— no Labour— no Expense have been spared to gratify the Public Taste; and with the full Deter- mination of encreasing rather than diminishing their Zeal, the Conductors, with, they Trust, not an unbe- coming Confidence, claim still further Support. It is impossible, to speak of " The Monday Edition of the Observer", without alluding to " The Sunday Observer," the Parent Stock from which it sprung. This Paper, which lias been established upwards of thirty Years, and the Circulation of which, as has been incontrovertiblv proved by the late Parliament- ary Stamp Returns, has Outstripped, bysome'I%> u. sands, all its Contemporaries, is too universally known to require Commendation ; and we now only refer to it for the Purpose Of stating that the same unprecedented Exertions— the same Talent— the same unremitting Activity, w hich placed that Paper in so estimable a Point of View, and which has so frequently excited the Astonishment as well as the Admiration of its Readers, are devoted, with equal Energy, to promote the Utility and uphold the Cha- racter of " The Monday Edition." It is but due to state, tliat the literary Establish- ment of these two Papers embraces the exclusive Labours of seven Gentlemen, independent of occa- sional Assistants, whose Duty it is assiduously to watch the Course of Public Events, and to pour the joint Produce of their Labours into their Columns. To t he obvious Results of such an Arrangement is to be at tribnted the great Superiority which the two Editions of" The Observer," on every Occasion, where public Curiosity has been awakened, has displayed ; and it is to this Circumstance the Conductors owe the honourable Preference which their Journals have, at all Times, experienced, when Opportunities have been afforded of comparing their Merits with those of any other Journal in the Metropolis. The Conductors of " The Observer" are aware, that by thus proclaiming their own Fame, they may be accused of unseemly Vanity. In this Age of Competition, however, when so many Attempts are made to impose on Society by fallacious Statements, and hy Promises never meant to be performed, they think that the old established Servants of the Public should come boldly forward— openly and fairly state their Pretensions, and, as the Conductors of tile Two Editions of " The Observer" now do, confidently submit those Pretensions to the Test of past Expe- rience. The great Object of the Conductors of " The Ob- server" has been not only to furnish to their Readers a superior Account of every Transaction which has happened during the Week, but to distinguish its Columns by Novelty and exclusive Information, which had altogether escaped the Notice of the other Papers. In this Effort the Means which they possess has enabled them to be singularly successful. Another and not less important Object has been to pay such Attention to the Occurrences of the Day immediately preceding their Publication, as to challenge Comparison with the most respectable of the Daily Press. A few Instances of the many in which " The Ob- server" has stood pre- eminently Conspicuous in this Way will suffice to shew that the present Appeal i: grounded upou no idle or fictitious Foundation. Many'of these Efforts must be still fresh in the Re- collection of the Public; aod that they have been appreciated according to their Merit, we may say the extraordinary Sale , of " The Observer" affords ample Proof. Accounts of her Health up fo eleven o'Clocfc on eftes* Saturday Night preceding, obtained by Expresses from Claremout, engaged for that particular Pur- pose. With " The Observer" originated the System of sending Reporters to all the Assizes iu the Kingdom ; and from this Source innumerable Jnstarices of im'. portant Trials appearing for the first Time, and ex- clusively ru " The Observer," may be recorded. Many of these Trials were brought from great Distances by Express, and, a? the Time of Publica- tion, excited extraordinary Sensations in the Public Mind. Ini " The Observer," for the first Time, and ex- clusively, appeared the Proceedings of several Court Martinis, which. had escaped the Notice of other Journals, of which the last, and not the least inter- esting, was the Trial of Lieut.- Colonel Gore, at Port ma n Barracks. In " The Observer," exclusively, appeared the first authentic Announcement of the Intention of her late Majesty, Queen Caroline, to return from tho Continent to this Country, accompanied with « a accurate Memoir of her Majesty. This was followed by many other exclusive Communications of the same Character, obtained through the Medium of the Reporter of " The Observer," who proceeded to Fiance for that Purpose In " The Observer" first appeared ( he Intelligence of her Majesty's arrival at St. Omer's, obtained by Express. In the Monday's Observer first, exclusively, appeared air Account of the Termination of Mr. Brougham's Negociations with her Majesty nt St. Outer's. Her Majesty's subsequent Departure for Calais: Embarkation," and Arrival at, Dover- obtained by an Express of extraordinary, Speed, which quitted Calais on the Sunday Night in ait open Boat— reached Dover a! Half past Ten the next Morning, and arrived at the Observer Office at five o'Ciock the same Afternoon, The Reporter of " The Observer" was the only Gentleman employed hy the London Press on this important Occasion." In " The Observer" subsequently appeared the most detailed Accounts of every Thing connected with her Majesty's Affairs; and " The Observer" was the first to publish the Charges against her Ma- jesty, stated by the Attorney General in the House of Lords, on the Saturday, " to the Extent of Five Columns, when all the other Sunday Papers extracted their short Accounts from the Evening Papers of the same Day. " The Obse rver," iu double Papers, afterwards contained the Whole of her Majesty's Trial, wilh ihe Speeches of Mr. Brougham and Mr. Denman, Ver- batim, and to an Extent not even attempted by any other Branch of ihe London Press. Finally," The Observer" published the best and must interesting Details of every Circumstance con- nected wiih her Majesty's Death and Funeral. The Monday Observer was ihe first to announce Ihe Death, nnd to give tbe most copious Particulars of the Death ofthe Marquis of Londonderry, nnd on Ihe subsequent Sunday to publish the most accurate Account of tbis melancholy Occurrence, with a Memoir of tbe Noble Marquis, to the Extent of Fourteen Columns. The Conductors of " Tbe Observer," however, must here close their very circumscribed Notice of the innumerable Instances in which " The Observer" has proved its just Pretentions to tbe Confidence nud Support of the Public. If the Limit to which they are now necessarily forced to confine tbis Ad- dress would permit, their Enumeration nf extraor- dinary Exertions might be carried to an almost in. definite Extent. They have only to add, that 011 ninny Occasions, w here tbe Subjects would permit, Copper- Plale Illustrations have been liberally given at an enormous Cost: such was the (' use iu Ihe View nf St. Helena, when Bonaparte was banished to lhat Island: the View of Algiers when bombarded by Lord Exmouih : the Interior of Ihe House of Lord's during ( lie Queen's Trial; and, subsequently, the. Interior of the House of Commons: four Views ofloe most interesting Parts ofthe Ceremony of his present Majesty's Coronation : the View of his Majesty's Landing in Ireland, & c. all of which, in their Turn, created a Demand for " The Observer" almost be- yond Calculation. If anything can be added lo confirm the liberal Principles by wbich the Conductors of the " Ob- server" have been at all Times influenced, it is tbe well- known Fact, that, where the Importance of the Subject required it, tbey have, without Hesitation, sacrificed the Whole of their Advertisements. In Conclusion, it is only to be remarked, that in nil these gigantic Efforts lo gratify the Readers of " The Observer," The Monday's Edition has invariably participated ; and il is with tbis Knowledge that the Conductors now unfeignedly and conscientiously recommend The Monday's Edition of the Observer as one of the best Weekly Newspapers nuw exiant. The Price of The Monday's Observer is only Seven- pence for each Paper, or Eight Shillings aiid Two- pence per Quarter. Orders for ils Transmission are received by the Clerks of the Roads, at the General Pusl Office, and by the London and Country News- men in every Part uf Ihe United Kingdom. TALS. ALL MONEY! J. & J. SIVEWRIGHT EQUEST llie Attention of their Friends and the Public to the improved Scheme of tbe present Lottery, Tickets and Shares of which are now on Sale at their fortunate London Offices, 37, COKNHILL ; I 3S, HAYMARKET, 11, HOLBORN; | Corner of Coventry- St. The Scheme is formed hy themselves and their Brother Contractors in Obedience to the Public Wish, on the Plan of the popular old Lotteries. Every Ticket will be decided singly, AND AXALI THE PHIZES ARE FLOATING. All the Tickets will he in one Wheel, and all the Prizes in the other, the whole to be drawn as Chance may direct. THERE ARE 120 CAPITALS, .3 2 2 10 20 INCLUDING. of - - ^ 20,000 • 10,000 5,000 • 2,000 • 1,000 500 With EIGHTY of £ 300 and £ 200. The Drawing will commence on the 30th OF NEXT MONTH. Schemes may he had gratis at SIVEWRlCHTS' Offices, with the Particulars of the great PHZes sold by them in the last and late Lotteries. Tickets k Shares are also selling by SIVEWRIGHT'S Agent— J. BUTTERWORTH, Bookseller, HIGH STRICT, BIRMINGHAM* Tn " The Observer" first appeared a full Report of the Inquest upon the Body of the late Samuel Whit- bread, Esq which occurred earlv in the Week, but which escaped the Notice of the Whole of the Rest of the London Press In " The Observer" appeared, on ihe Day imme- diately succeeding the Inquiry in the Sheriff's Court, the Trial of " The Earl of Roseberry v. Sir Henry Mildmuy," for Crim Con. to the Extent of Ten Columns, a Circumstance unprecedented in the History of Sunday Newspapers. In " The Observer" also appeared, at subsequent Periods, a vast Number of other important Trials, which took Place io the same Court, and which were unnoticed by the other Papers tili " The Observer" was published. In " The Observer" first appeared the Trial of Lord Cochrane, at Guildford, to the Extent of seven Columns, which Trial did not finish till Saturday Afternoon, and which was obtained by Express. In " The Observer" first appeared the Verdict in the Case of Brandeth, who, with his Associates, was tried for High Treason at Derby. The verdict in this Case was not returned until Saturday Afternoon, and was received at the Observer Office, in London, the same Night, by the Aid of fleet Horses, placed on the Road for that Purpose. In " The Observer" first appeared the Intelligence of the Death of his late Majesty, who died at Windsor on Saturday Night,— also obtained by a special Ex- press. In " The Monday's Observer" first appeared the Speech of the Attorney General against Watson and others, when brought to Trial at the Court of King's Bench for High Treason, to tiie Extent of five Columns, on the very Day on which the Trial com- menced. The Publication of the Trial was subse- quently interdicted till the Trial was concluded, and the subsequent Monday's Observer was the first to announce Dr. Watson's acquittal. It may be here added, that on several other occasions the Monday's Observer was rendered Conspicuous for giving voluminous Reports of ail the Public Meetings in Spa- fields and elsewhere, which repeatedly occurred on the Day of Publication. In " The Observer" first, aiu! for some Time ex- clusively, appeared the Trials of ~ T4m!! ewood, Ings, Brent, and Others, convicted of High Treason at the Old Bailey, to the Extent ( a double Paper having been published) of thirty Columns. In u The Observer," for the first Time, and ex- clusively, appeared a Series of most important Trials iu the Court of Exchequer of Persons, against whom Informations had been riled by the Attorney General, for vending Imitative Tea, Coffee, Pepper, and other Articlesof common Consumption, as well as against Brewers for mixing deleterious Dru^ s with their Beer. In " The Observer," for the first Time, appeared, exclusively, fhe Report of the Committee of the House of Commons on the State of the Agriculture of the Country, the Police Report, the Insolvent Debtors' Report, and many others equally interesting. The Publication of the former had been suppressed till published by " The Observer." In " The Observer" appeared the most conspicuous Account of the Cato- Street Plot, collected by its own Reporters, and through tbe Medium of private Channels. Plates representing the Scene of Con- spiracy were likewise published in " The Observer." In " The Observer" appeared the most copious Details of every Thing connected with the melan- choly Deaths and Funerals of her Majesty Queen Charlotte, - and her Royul Highness the Princess Charlotte, vvith their respective Memoirs : with re- gard tothe latter, " The Observer" of every Sunday, forfiye Weeks preceding B, R. iL's death, contained CAUTION To Perfumers Medicine Vendersi APRINCE, the original Proprietor • ofthe RUSSIA OIL, isconstnutly receiving Information that Impostors are travelling the Counl try with counterfeit Russia Oil, aud, to deceive Shopkeepers and others, have made the Covers of their Counterfeit exactly like Prince's, and eieii printed on the Covers" Prince's Russia Oil," and copy Mr. Prince's Affidavit, made before the Lord Mayor of London ; and to deceive Perfumers, Medi- cine Venders, and others in the Country, say they are Partners or Travellers of Mr. Ptince : he begs to caution Perfumers and Medicine Venders ayainst purchasing Russia Oil from the Impostor who travels the Country. Mr. Prince having neither Partner or Traveller, recommends Perfumers, Medicine Venders and others in the Country, to have the Russia Oil from a respectable Wholesale Perfumer or Medicine Vender whom ihev deal with in Loudon; they will be certain of not beino- deceived, as the principal Wholesale Perfumers and Medicine Venders in Lon- don are Agents forselling Prince's celebrated Russia Oil. Shopkeepers ought to be particularly on their Guard not to buy counterfeit Russia Oil, as Mr. Prince has had the Opinion of Counsel, who informs him that if any one sells Russia Oil, with " Prince*' on the Wrapper, that ia not Prince's, subject them- selves to an Injunction from the Court of Chancery the same as was granted to Dav and Martin in short, PRINCE's CELEBRATED RUSSIA OIL ia so improved with an extra valuable Ingredient through which it has made the Russia Oil the great- est Nourisher and Preserver of the Hair in the Universe, will make it grow thick and long, and prevent its falling off'or ever turning Grey ; and is such a Notirisher to the Roots of the Hair," that if it even has began to turn Grey, will restore it again fo its natural Colour, and, if Used often, it will never turn Grey again, and is sure to clear the Scurf, from Infancy to Old Age, and will always keep the Head and Hair clean and beautiful. Gentlemen who have lost their Hair, and have the least Sign of Roots of Hair remaining, by using regularly, for a few Mouths, Prince's Improved Russia Oil, with the extra valuable Ingredient, will he sure to restore it. and produce a fine Head of Hair, which hundreds have experienced. Even Medical Gentlemen have published, in the Gazette of Health, that Prince's Russia Oil is superior to any Oil for the Hair, and will do, in Cases of Baldness and Weak Hair, what can possibly he done.— Ladies will find Prince's Russia Oil pre- ferable to any other Oil for dressing their own or false Hair, as it gives it a natural Gloss, softens and curls it. Gentlemen wearing Powder ought to use it instead of Pomatum : it promotes Eyebrows, Whiskers, See. and, through the extra Ingredient it will now always keep pleasant in all Climates. Proved by Affidavit, the 24th of November, 1814, before the Lord Mayor of London, that A Prince is the Original Proprietor in fhe Universe of the Russia Oil ; nnd therefore if any Perfumer, Medicine Ven- der, Hair Dresser, or any one else, sell Russia Oil that is not Prince's, they are Impostors, as they sell Counterfeits to their Customers. Ask for Prince's Improved Russia Oil, and observe Prince oti the Wrapper and Seals of each Bottle • without, it is not genuine, and cannot. answer the Purpose. The Ounce Bottle 5s. or a large Bottle containing five Ounces, £ 1, which is a Saving; or six large for £ 5, which is yet a greater Saving. Sold by the sole Proprietor, A. Prince, No. 9, Poland- street, Oxford- street, near the Pantheon, London; and by most principal Perfumers and Medicine Venders. Ladies and Gentlemen will he particular, as Impostors have made the Covers of the Counterfeit Russia Oil so much like the Genuine, and e\ en imitated the Original Proprietor's Name, nnd al o copied the Affidavit ofthe Original Proprietor, mad • before the Lord Mayor; therefore Purchasers sbou'd i be cautious, and have il of th, e Proprietor, or of *, nefpeci& ble lender. AHGLIIG. A party of friends recently made an excursion up the water as far as Twickenham; and after a (• old collation taken under Ihe shade in the beauti ful meadows of that place, some of the party- amused themselves with fishing, which gave rise to the following address " To Anglers," and its valve a Reply." Both were written ou the instant ; the first by a gentleman of high literary attainments; and the latler by a young Etonian. TO ANGLERS. 0 take away that wily treacherous hook '. Why are the harmless tenants of the brook — Secure, poor things, till now amongst each other— To be of cold barbarity the sport ? Perhaps each fish that from the flood you court May mourn its parents kind — a sister — brother It makes Humanity, sweet maiden ! weep To see the wanton sportive of the deep Torn from the pleasures of their silv'ry bed ; It makes lier sigh to mark the dipping float lite hidden captive's agony denote, And all its little social comforts ried. 1 love to see the gudgeon and the bream Thread tlie wild mazes of their native stream, And unmolested thro' each thicket stray ; I love to see the dace, in shining pride, Now rush ainid the tierce impetuous tide, And now upon the tempting surface play. ' Tis not for man to lift his murd'ring arm Against an artless unoffending swarm— To wage unequal combat with a fish. So much, believe me, liberty I prize, I'd rather on their freedom feast my eyes, Than view them smoking on the glutton's dish. The worm that writhes, too, on the barbed steel Knows not less pain than does the culprit feel When legal vengeance drags him tn her den ; His well- knit limbs, his nerves, his sinews firm, I) efv not torture better than a worm : Reptiles are flesh and blood as well as men. Enough for me, if, while I roam at ease. And taste, dear Isis, on thy banks, the breeze That wantons there upon its silken wings ; Health's genial hand her bounty shall bestow, Aud ou my cheek impress the vivid glow, And all the charms the lovely goddess brings. Farewell, my rod ! and to my lines farewell ! No more shall sports like these my bosom swell- No more shall ye to cruelty invoke me. Perhaps some fish with patriot rage may burn, Perhaps some trout be savage in its turn, And, dying' for its injured brethren, choke me ! J. T. TO J. T. IN HASTY ANSWER TO HIS ADHRESS " TO ANGLERS." I like the strain in which you plead the cause Of sweet Humanity's indulgent laws, Aud hail each finny tribe as sister— brother ! Extend this principle to every dish, To flesh, and fowl, as well as toward fish, How would men live ?— by eating one another ? ' Tis a fine horse ou which you've got astride, Humanity's a pretty horse io ride ; Faith you may gallop till quite out of breath : But I confess, my worthy friend J. T. ' Tis an estnblish'd principle with me, Humanity would starve a man to death. Tho' I acknowledge all that you affirm In vindication of toe writhing worm— Thou great Attorney- General of the brook ',— The world ill common this example set ; The fish, perhaps too crafty f r the net, May grasp temptation and forget the hook. Why from their native forest take the deer ? Free, unmolested, let them wander there, The inoffensive burghers of their city.— Why downy rabbits from their warren tear ? Or why with dogs pursue the timid hare ? Say, gentle Sir, now is it not a pity ? Why to the slaughter drag the bleating lamb > On ducks, geese, turkies, fowls, voracious cfam ? Why slay the noble ox ?—' tis vile ! ' tis cruel ! Humanity, sweet uiaid ! would have us diue, Like prodigals— on pea- shells, with the swine, And have for Sunday's dinner water- gruel! Yet, sympathetic Sir 1 I've, little doubt But you can pick a tender bit of troiif, Or masticate a perch, a tench, 01- salmon : And though you say the gudgeon, dace, or bream You'd rather see amid their native stream — In vulgar phrase— excuse me, Sir!—' tis gammon.' Ill fine— I well remember, when a boy— Indulged, perhaps, with cherry, damson pie — The caution was—" Be sure to take the stones out:" So, when I see a tempting shew of fish, Hot, tender, smoking, ranged upon my dish, Tor fear of being choked— I'll take the hones out ! F. A. II. FRANCE.— The trial of the conspirators at PoiCtiers has, at length, terminated. Berton, and five of his associates, have been condemned to death, and eight others have been sentenced to five years' imprisonment, and a fine of 1,000 francs ea, h. The French Papers announce the death of Paul Patricio de Fava, Archbishop of Ferrara, at the age of 93. STAIN.— The last Spanish Papers state that General Elio had been tried, sentenced, and exe- cuted.— This officer, the former Governor of Valencia, who had marked his hostility to the principles of the revolution by many acts of op- pression and cruelty, was, as our readers may re. member, convicted and condemned tu death upon Ihe triumph of the Liberals. From some reason ( probably because the law which the criminal was convicted of violating had not yet passed) it was deemed'inexpedient to execute the sentence, and he was pardoned. Upon a change of Ministry, however, it was discovered that this exercise of the Royal Prerogative was injudicious, and the General, with his defence disclosed, and with the prejudice of his former conviction pressing upon hiin, was sent to a second trial for the same offence. Tlic higher officers of the army, who were appointed as a tribunal for the trial, declined tbe odious task assigned to them, and a court- martial of juniors was assembled, who of course convicted him— for 110 man would sit upon such a trial who was not prepared to assist iu Ibe sacrifice. The General appealed : the Governor, whose sanction to tbe sentence was by law required before it could be legally executed, was absent; but the populace demanded their victim, and Elio vvas strangled in the market place. Very important commercial information was received this evening from Valparaiso via Buenos Ayres. Il is tbe capture and condemnation of 110 hss than four British vessels, with their cargoes, at Lima, by the Independent squadron off the coast of Peru, for a supposed breach of the block- ade there established. They were all richly laden with adventures, and the news excited a great degree of consternation among those connect! d w ilh tbe commerce of that quarter of Ihe globe. We are enabled to supply their names; Ihey are— the Ann, Captain Phillips— the Nancy— the Lady Frances— and the Joseph. In consequence of tilis intelligence a memorial is in contemplation to the Board of Trade, in order lhat an adequate force may be sent out to the South West Coast of South America, for the protection of the trade of this couutry, as it appears that the Independent naval authorities- in the Pacific, are determined to avail themselves of the. slightest pretext to seize the property and shipping of Great Britain. The immediate effect of the news was lo produce a depression in Chili Bonds, which fell from 81 to 83J. They however recovered to 83| before the end of Ihe day. Mr. Canning cannot appear in Ihc House of Commons for some time after its next meeting, as he vacates bis seat hy his acceptance of Ministerial office; and the writ cannot be issued iu such cases but by order of the House. So great is the Right Hon. Gentleman's deserved popularity al Liverpool, that there is uo likelihood of his re- election beiug opposed. The Bury Gazelle savs—" A few days ago a tradesman at Ipswich applied to the Parish- officers to have bis arrears of the Poor's- rate* remitted, on the plea of poverty, but it being known tbat about ten days before he had been able to afford twelve shillings and sixpence for a ticket for a Reform- dinner, and had experienced no disaster afterwards, his request was very properly rejected." TIIE ARMY. NEW INSURANCE COMPANIES.— Dr. Price said of the Projectors of Insurance and Annuity schemes in his day ( about 40 years since), " they believe that the schemes they are supporting will last their lime, and that they wilt he gainers, and as to the injury that may be done to Iheir successors or to others— it is at a distance, and they care little about it." I11 the event Ihey all failed; but the Projectors of Ihe present day find it of little consequence whether their schemes last their time," or not; for if, by underselling, they can only raise a business, they gain a profit- able employment ; and when they have exhausted the money they have collected, a new set of dupes enable them 10 start a new scheme, and gain new profits. Two new Insurance Companies arc announced to effect Insurances at 25 per cent, under the ordinary rates, tbe Projector of which was the Manager of an Insurance and Annuity Company, which, after a run of some years, be finished, without leaving the Annuitants and Shareholders a Shilling! There has just come lo our own knowledge, the fact of a most important discovery, made by a Gentleman of this country. It is a me'lhod of cultivating grapes, whereby our own soil and climate may be made subservient to Ihe pro- duction of Ihe most delirious wines of France, and on as reasonable terms as the inhabitants of lhat country enjoy them, and to as unbounded an ex- tent. Nor is tbe importance of this discovery limited, as we are assured, to the cultivation of grapes merely— it applies to every description of fruit, native as well as exotic, and to most of the productions of the vegetable world, whereby their quantity and quality may be increased and im proved to an inconceivable extent,— We further understand, that the Gentleman in question in- tends to give immediate publicity to his invention, and we trust there is sufficient spirit and patriotism in his own country, to reward and encourage so truly important a discovery. Viewing the subject in all its hearings would require more spare than we can al present spare ; we cannot however part with it without anticipating the prospect of the benefits likely to ensue, from cairying Ihis inven- tion into effect, to the commercial interests and revenue of the United Kingdom, by its enabling us to have not only a home supply of such whole some and delicious beverage as wine, but also lo export fo our colonial possessions a full supply of il • thereby keeping lu ourselves the immense sums of'money annually paid to Franco, anil counter- balancing the loss sustained by the adoption of the Cotton manufacture in that country, tbat hereto- fore source of such wealth to these islands, and of comfortable employment to thousands now almost destitute. In our mind, should Ihc matter be borne out equal to our hopes, and the professions of the gentleman in question, 110 discovery ever made has a juster claim 011 the Government aud t!. c public at large.— Matters are this moment in progress for protecting our friend's invention from innovation, by patents for England, Ireland, and Scotland ; and he expccls that many days will not elapse, until be can with safety speak openly and freely ou the subject. He already holds one au- thenticated certificate, stating that a vine which, in the primest of its years, never produced more than 331b. 10 « z. weight, did, undiir his manage- ment, this season, produce 11611). 12oz. of an unequalled description for size and flavour— and 1 lib. fioz. of un inferior size. The small grapes were used at tabic, and much admired; the larger were pressed, are now fermenting, and promise to produce a wine of excellent flavour.— Dublin Patriot. DON CASTER RACES, SEPT. 16. The Filzwilliam Stakes of 10gs. each, with 20gs. added bv the Corporation; one mile and a half; nine subscribers. Mr. T. O. I'owletl's br. c. by Haphazard, 3 yrs Mr. Lambton's gr h Dunsinane, 5 yrs Mr. T. O. Powletl's b. li. Gambler, 5 yrs Mr Lnuihlon's ch. f. Fortmia, bv ( Junius, 4 vrs.... Mr. Riddle's h. c. Colwell, by X Y 7.. 4 yrs Mr. Lane Fox's ch c North Wester, 4 yrs Mr. Rushton's br. c. Vingi- ini, by Sinoleusko, Mr. Grimston's bl. f. Melody, by Sir Ma'tagagle, Lord Fitzwiiiiam's eh. f. Leoneiia, by Cervantes, 3 vrs The Judge placed lint four. The Great St. Leger Stakes of 25gs each, for three- year old colts 8st. 21b.; fillies Sst.; 73 subscribers. Mr, E. Petre's Ii. c. Theodore, by Woeful, out of Blacklock's ( lain 1 Mr. Gascoigne's cli. f. Violet, by Coinus 2 Duke of Leeds's gr. c. by Comus, dam by Evander 3 Mr. Lambton's ch. c. Lorenzo, by Leopold 0 Mr. Claridge's ch. c. Aquarius, bv Cation Mr. Watt's b. f. hy Tramp, out of Mundane Mr. Watt's b. f. by Marion, sister to Ttamper Sir II. Neltborpe's b. e. Scaw by, by Cervantes.... Mr. Harrison's b. f. Miss Wortiev, by Woeful Mr. Lane Fox's b. c. Macduff, by Macbeth Mr. T. O. Powlett's gr. c. Swap, by Catton Mr. Cunningham's b. c. Ajax, by Ainadis. Lord Darlington's br. c. Mnreellns, by Selim Lord Egretnonl's gr. c. by Young Golianna. Mr. Walker's br. c. Magnus Troil, by Partisan.... Mr. Chifnev's b. c. brother to Antonio Mr. Cleaver's lir. c. The Farrier, by Ardrossan.... Mr. Baird's ch. c Newbylh, by Stamford Sir W Milner's 111. c. Angler, by Walton Mr. I. anibton's ch. f Aurora, by Leopold Lord Queeiisherry's b. c. Pilgurlic, by Woeful..... Mr. Riddle's b. c The Whig, by X Y Z Mr. J. Ferguson's eh. f. Emns, by Walton Although 23 started, the Judge placed but 3 ; and Theodore won bv above a length. Any odds against the winner— 50 to 1 against Guscoigne'i filly— 50 to 1 against the Duke of Leeds's colt.— Swap ( liie favourite) came in last hut one.— At starting, 3 lo 1 were bet upon Swap, in conse- quence of Mr. Powlett's colt winning the Fitzwilliam Stakes. Tbe St. Leger Ihis year lias been a fortunate event for betting men. What is termed an outside or a dark horse always tells well for heavy belters. The Yorkshire cognoscenti had strangely missed their calculation upon this race. Swap was considered a better horse than Ibe Haphazard colt belonging to Ibe same owner ( Mr Powlett), aud that horse bavin; beat some very good ones for the Fitzwilliain Stakes, on the same day, which is looked upon merely as a trial race, Swap's winning the St. Leger was consi- dered next lo a certainty. The three first favour ites, viz. Swap, Ajax, and the Mandane filly, were amongst ibe last horses. The winner, Theodore was thought less of than any oue in llie race, and 100 to I against him was refused. lie was iu Ibe same stable wilh ibe ( illy aud coll that came iu second and third, uml plenty of trials bad taken place, yet both weie considered quite superior lo bim. So much for North- country trial matches, when tbe first, second, and third favourite horses were scarcely named in Ibe race. Precedence ( directed by Order) of Regiments. His Majesty's Regiment of Life Guards, and the Royal Regiment of Horse Guards, have tbe Preced- ence of all other Corps w hatever, O11 Parade, the Horse Artillery, whether mounted or dismounted, take the Right of all otber Cavalry. The Cavalry, whether mounted or dismounted, take llic Right of Infantry of every description. Tbe Royal Artillery have tbe Precedence of other Infantry. The Roval Engineers, and the Royal Sappers and Miners, take po. t on tbe Left of the Royal Artillery. Tlie Foot Guards take the Right of all Regiments of Infantry of the Line. Tbe Royal Veteran Battalions are the next in rank. Then the Regiments of Infantry of Ihe Line, according to their number and Order of Precedence. The Royal Marines, when acting with the troops of llie Line, are to take rank next to the 42d regi- ment. Tbe Militia Regiments take rank after those of the Line, according to their respective numbers, as fixed by lot. When Regiments of British and Irish Militia are serving together, the priority of rank is lo be consi- dered to belong to the Militia of that part of the United Kingdom iu which the quarter may be situated. It is, however, to be understood, tbat this regula- tion refers merely to circumstances of Parade. Ou all oilier occasions Corps are to be distributed and drawn up iu the mode which tbe General, or olher Officer commanding, may judge most convenient, and best adapted to the purposes of the service. MILITARYITECORDS. Tiis Majesty has been pleased to command tbat, with a view of preserving a remembrance of the particular services and achievements of the British Army, a National Military Record of all tbe battles and actions iu which regiments have been, or may be, engaged, shall be prepared by tbe Inspector of Regimental Colours, and deposited in tbe office of tbe Adjutant- General; and that this Record shall contain tbe following particulars :— viz. lst. An account of all the battles and actions in which the troops have been, or may be, engaged as aforesaid. 2d. Paintings of the colours and trophies captured in the several engagements. 3d. The names of the Officers killed or wounded in ea'fch action. 4tl » . the names of those Officers who, in consider- ation of their gallant services, and meritorious conduct in the said engagements, either have been, or may be, distinguished and rewarded with titles, medals, or other marks of his Majesty's gracious favour ; together with tbe names of all such Non- commissioned Officers and Privates as may have especially signalized th^ tiiselves. 5th. A List of the corps engaged in each action, together with paintings of such badges and distinc- tions as bis Majesty may bave been graciously pleased to authorise to be borne on their standards, colours, and appointments, in commemoration of their distinguished conduct, and signal intrepidity. Skeleton of the J? rrec£.— Wftile Sir Michael Seymour was in the command of the Amethyst fri- gate, aud vvas cruising in the Bay of Biscay, fhe wreck of a met chant ship drove past, iver dtck was just above water, her lower mast alone standing. Not a soul could he seen on board, but there was a cub- bouse on deck, which had tbe appearance of having been recently patched with old canvas and tarpauling, as if to afford shelter to some forlorn rem- nant of the crew. Il blew at this time a strong gale, but Sir Michael, listening only to the dictates of humanity, ordered the ship to be put about, and sent off a boat with instructions to board the wreck, and ascertain whether there was any being still sur- viving, whom the help of bis fellow man might, save from the grasp of death. The boat rowed towards tbe drifting mast, and, whilst struggling with tiie diffi- culty of getting through a high running sea close alongside, the crew, shouting all tbe time as loud as tbey could, an object resembling in appearance a bundle of clothes was observed to roll out of tbe cub- house against tbe lee- shrouds of tbe mast. With the end of a boat- hook, tbey managed to get hold of it, and bad bawled it into the boat, when it proved to be the trunk ofa man, bent head and knees together, and so wasted away, as scarce to he felt within the ample clothes which had once fitted it in a state of life and strength. The boat's crew hastened back to the Amethyst with this remnant of mortality <_ s> ud so small was it in bulk, that a lad of fourteen years of age was able wilh his own bands to lift it, juto the ship. When placed on deck, it showed for the first time, to the astonishment of all, signs of remaining life; be tried to move, and next moment muttered, in a hollow sepulchral tone, " There is another man." Tbe instant these words were heard, Sir Michael ordered the boat lo shove off again for tbe wreck. The sea having now become smoother, tbey succeed- ed this time in boarding the wreck ; and, on looking into the cub- bouse, they found two other human bodies, wasted like the one tbey bad saved, to the very bones, but without the least spark of life re- : maining. They were sitting in a shrunk- up posture, a hand of one resting on a tin- pot in which there was about a gill of water, and a band of the other reaching to tbe deck, as if to regain a bit of salt beef of the size of a walnut, which had dropped from his nerveless grasp. Unfortunate men ! They had lived on tbeir scanty store till tbey bad not strength remaining to lift the last morsel to their mouths 1 The boat's crew having completed their melancholy survey, returned on board, where they found the attention of tbe ship's company engrossed by the efforts made to preserve tbe generous skeleton, who seemed just to have life enough to breathe tbe remembrance, that there was still " another man," his companion in suffering, to be saved. Captain Seymour committed him to the pecial charge of the surgeon, who spared no means which humanity or skill could suggest, to achieve the noble object of creating a- new, as it were, a fellow creature whom famine had stript of almost every energy. For three weeks he scarcely ever left his patient, giving him nourishment with his own hand every five or ten minutes, and at the end of three weeks more tbe " Skeleton of tbe wreck" vvas seen walking on tbe deck of tbe Amethyst; and, to the surprise of all who recollected that he had been lifted into the ship by a cabin- boy, presented the stately figure of a man nearly six feet high. HOBRERY OF THE NORWICH AND IPSWICH MAIL.— Mr. Colchester, a confidential clerk in the service of Messrs Alexander and Co. bankers at Ipswich, and who has been in the habit, for a length of time, of going to London with con- siderable sums of money intrusted to his care, and returning with the like, took his seat from London by the Norwich Mail, on Wednesday night, the llth inst. and was returning to Ipswich with a considerable hulk of uncancelled notes, amounting, it is said, to upwards of £ 40,000, which had been paid hy the London bankers.— Messrs. Alexander and Co. it seems, have a box fitted up in the seat of the mail for the purpose of giving an additional security to the conveyance of large sums of money transmitted backward and forward, and it was upon this box tbat Mr. Colclicster kept his seat all the way to Ipswich, except for a few moments. He was accompanied hy three inside passengers, and only left his seat on two occasions; the first at Ingatestone, where he took a glass of beer; the second time at Colchester ; during the last he held the door in his hand, with his back to the other three inside passengers, and on neither occasion did he lose sight of this valuable treasure more than three or four minutes. It is therefore strongly suspected that these daring villains, who have obtained this immense booty, must have opened the box and robbed it of its contents during the short intervals Mr. Colchester left sight of it, viz. at Ingatestone and Colchester. These three per- sons appeared to be entire strangers to each other, and accompanied Mr. C. until he reached Col- chester, where two of them left, and the third proceeded on, 110 doubt, with the intention of occupying Mr. C.' s attention, and thus prevent him, in the presence of another person, examining as to the safety of the property.— Mr. Colchester continued proceeding on his journey with this passenger, in familiar conversation, and had not the least idea of what had occurred, until he reach- ed Ipswich, when he found, in the attempt of fixing the key to open the padlock, that the staple through which it was put had been wrenched from off the side, aud carefully placed back against the box, so that there was no appearance of its having heen misplaced, and thus the thieves had been enabled to take the lock with the staple off at their pleasure. The wrenching of the staple off, it is imagined, must have heen done a few minutes before the mail left the Inn- yard in London. As yet 110 part of the property has been discovered, j r. or any of the thieves apprehended who committed this immense robbery. The Dublin Patriot saysIt is computed that three- fourths of the great landed Proprietors j of Ireland are now living out of our country, to j whom a revenue of six millions is annually re- mitted, never to return." A dreadful accident occurred on Monday morn- ing on Blackheath- hilL The Tally- ho, a Wool- | wich opposition coach, actuated by that spirit of rivalry which has of late been fatal to so many lives, had the temerity to pass down Blackheath- hill at full gallop. The coach in its progress was observed to acquire an undulating motion, and when it arrived at the bottom of the hill was thrown over with such violence, that the side was driven in and broken to pieces by the fall. There were in all 15 passengers, eleven outside and four inside, all of whom, with one exception, received serious injury. Major M'Leod, who was a pas- senger and a very fine young man, lies with little hope of his recovery ; not a vestige of his face is left except his eyes; not one of the passengers have escaped without broken legs or arms, and several of them, it is much feared, will lose their lives. After the accident happened, most of the passengers were conveyed back again to Wool- wich, some on the shoulders of men and others in caravans, when they were immediately attended by four surgeons from the hospital. The above coach was overturned by turning round the corner at the bottom of the hill in full speed; it was dashed in a thousand pieces, and it appears that the inside passengers received more hurt than the outside ones. TROTTING,— Mr. Mellish's match to ride 13 stone, and to trot 15 miles in an hour, took place on Wednesday, over a three- miles circle of turf in Apston Park, Huntingdonshire, for 200sovereigns. It was done as follows : — First three miles.... Second ditto Third ditto Fourth ditto Fifth ditto M. 11 11 12 11 12 s. 40 50 10 < 20 11 50 11 The horse broke into a gallop in the ninth mile, and was turned round agreeable to articles. The two greal trotting matches, for 200 guineas each, were decided 011 Monday on the Snaiesbrook road. Mr. Jacques had engaged to drive one horse 14 miles in one hour, in harness, and to ride 15 miles in an hour. It w as done over a three- mile circle, as follows: M. B. The horse in harness trotted the first three miles in Second ditto Third dilto Fourth ditto Two ditto 3 14 11 2 12 I 12 10 9 2 58 18 The second horse won his trotting match clercrly in two minutes within the given time. Smuggling.— On the 30th ult. the brig Fortune was seized by Mr. Hawkins, commander of tbe re- venue cutter Melville, in Burntisland roadsted, on board of which were found 199 hales, containing in all 51531b. of tobacco; 283 kegs, containing 1061$ gallons of foreign geneva ; 20 kegs containing 109( i£ gal. do.; 33 boxes, and 213 bags, containing 15121b. black tea; one box, containing 72 packs of playing cards. On Thursday tbe whole crew was brought before a magistrate at Leitb, when Adam Oates, master of tbe brig, and William Lewis, the mate, were committed to prison, till thry shall severally pay the penalty of £ 100. Tbe place of concealment in the brig, contrived for tbe contraband trade, was accessible from the stern externally, and internally there were no marks of any secret place; a false stern bad been made, and a false stern post; and between tbat and the true stern were two places, through which the contraband goods were conveyed into the lower part of the brig. Tbe fasten- ings by which access to the concealed places was prevented, were carefully made to appear like the treads of common bolts, nnd it was not till Mr. Hawkins bad caused tbe false stem post to be cut away, that the contrivance was discovered. The apparent cargo was wood, and it would seem as if the most uncouth and rugged pieces had been select- ed, as if oil purpose to prevent the facility of search. So confident was the master that bis real cargo could not be discovered, tbat he lay off Burnt- island a day and a night, without taking any mea- sures fo land or secure the contraband goods. On appearing before tbe magistrate, tbe crew said no- thing in their defence, but pleaded ignorance of any concealment. All the persons on board were liable to imprisonment, by a late Act, unless they could show that they were passengers ; but tbe magistrate would not construe the Act in its strictest sense, and because it appeared that tbe erew were engaged after tbe vessel had been loaded, he looked upon them in the light of passengers, w- bo could know nothing of any illegal transaction, and proceeded to convict the master and tbe mate only. Mr. Hawkins, the revenue officer, did not interfere to procure the conviction of tbe rest, though he would bave been allowed £ 20 per man, for every one of them. We understand that this is the first conviction that ha taken place 011 this Act in Scotland ; it is the first, at least, in this part of Scotland.. A woman at Patching, near Arundel, on Satur- day, was poisoned hy taking oxalic acid, instead of 6alu. DESTRUCTIVE FIRES.— About half- past nine o'clock on Saturday evening, a destructive fire broke out in a large hop- stowage belonging to J. Ellis, Esq. situate * at the back of Hall- place, Barming. The flames spread with the greatest rapidity, and the whole of the stowage building, containing eight tons of hops, packed and un- packed, together with a cottage adjoining, were entirely consumed. Hall- Place, formerly the resi- dence of John Cale, Esq. but for many years occupied hy Mr. Pilcher as a school, was the greater part destroyed, scarcely any thing but the hare walls and chimnies being left standing. The fire is supposed to have originated from a lighted candle falling amongst the hops as they were packed. The premises, with the hops, & c. in the stowage, were insured; but we regret to state that the furniture belonging to Mr. Pilcher was not; much of which was injured and destroyed, and several articles of value stolen, among which were two wafches. The damage in the whole is estimated at between £ 2,000 and £ 3,000.— Maid- stone Journal. On Monday night, about eight o'clock, the inhabitants of Berniondsey were most seriously alarmed by the sisdden breaking Out of a fire 011 the premises of Mr. Rolls, floor- cloth manufacturer, near the corner of the new London- road and the Grange road. The premises, which are completely surrounded by dwelling houses, and therefore very difficult of access to engines, were, together with a large mahogany and timber- yard, belonging to Mr. Dare, occupying a space of ground of nearly 300 feet, entirely destroyed. The flames raged with the greatest fury for upwards of two hours, and it was not till 11 o^ clock it was got under. A num- ber of houses are very much damaged; but happily no lives were lost, though some persons were much hurt by the falling of a building. DESTRUCTION OF THE CATHEDRAL CHURCH AT ROUEN, IN NORMANDY.— A gentleman who arrived by the Prince Cobourg, Havre Packet, 011 Wednesday morning, brings intelligence of the almost total destruction of Rouen Cathedral, on Sunday, the 15th instant. It was set on fire by lightning about five o'clock in the morning, and continued burning till the evening of the same day, when the fire was apparently extinguished, but shortly after broke out again with redoubled fury, and was still raging on Monday mo ruing, when the gentleman above- mentioned left Rouen. At that time, the flames had extended themselves over tbe greater part of this once splendid edifice, and the great dome had fallen in with a tremendous crash. Several houses in the vicinity have beeu destroyed. The most strenuous efforts of the firemen could effect nothing against such a mass of fire; and, indeed, the melted lead, which ran in torrents from the roof, rendered a near approach to the building very hazardous, lt is said lhat several persons lost their lives. The storm of thunder and lightning, which was the cause of this catas- trophe, was one of the most terrible ever witnessed — The Cathedral of Rouen was founded A. I). 990, hy Robert, Archbishop of Rouen, brother of Rich ard the Second, Duke of Normandy, but was not finished till the year 1062. It was 410 feet in length, and 83 in breadth, the length of the cross aisles was 164 feet, and the height of the spire 395 feet. There were seven entrances to it, and one hundred and thirty windows. It was one of the most costly and magnificent Gothic structures ever seen, and was literally frosted with ornaments there was not the back of a niche, or the base of a figure, but was covered with the finest Gothic work. In it were interred the bodies of John, Duke of Bedford, Regent of France; Henry, brother of Richard I.; together with many other illustrious men; and the heart of Richard Ccaur de Lion. O11 Sunday week, the neighbourhood of Saint George's Road, Manchester, was considerably ex- cited, by tbe circumstance of a man having1 been shot early that morning by the Watchman whose harassing duty it is to be in that district— a district in which many » erious robberies, attended with cruelty, have been perpetrated by a gang of depre- dators who are individually well known to tbe Police of Manchester. On this account it has been deemed necessary tbat tbe Watchman should bave the per- sonal security of fire arms, and he has usually carried a brace of pistols. Unfortunately, there are many houses of ill- fame in the neighbourhood, where thieves resort and are sheltered by tbe most aban- doned women. From this and other causes there had been continual alarms and breaches of the peace during the whole of Saturday night, and the watch- man bad been kept in constant action. About two o'clock 011 Sunday morning be was excited by a cry of " Murder," and calls for assistance, by female and other voices. lie ran to the place from whence the cries came, and found several persons engaged in a contest, the nature and object of which were unknown to bim. He demanded tbat the parties should 44 stand," or be would fire upon them. Under tbe impressions of tbe moment, and the circumstances which occurred, he did fire, and three slugs struck a man who resided thereabout, in consequence of which he died in about twenty minutes. The Watchman surrendered himself to the Police, and was kept in the New Bailey prison till a legal investigation was made upon tbe subject. The person who has thus prematurely lost his life is a notorious character, and has often been iu tbe bands of Justice. Hitherto he bad escaped punishment, but bad often been warned by Mr. Lavender, the Deputy Constable, tbat he would come to the gallows. He bad heen watched for years with great parental solicitude by his father, but had daringly rejected his natural authority, and despised bis advice. His father had ever, too, set bim a good example. All failed, and crime accorded best with his depraved mind.— On Monday afternoon an inquisition was held before Mr. Milne and a most respectable jury, at the Balloon public- bouse, in St. George's Road, on view of his body ; his name was James Leschavin, otherwise Jas. Lusheband, other- wise James Usherwood; when an examination of witnesses and of the surgeon who opened the body took place, but the inquest was, from prudential reasons, adjourned to tbe George and Dragon, in Fountain- street, to be resumed upon Friday evening. — It was resumed, and the Jury unanimously returned a verdict of" Justifiable Homicide," upon complete proof tbat the watchman bad been attacked on duty, cut severely with a knife, knocked down, beaten, and kicked, which caused him to fire.— The knife with which he was wounded was afterwards found under the body of Leschavin, tbe man who was shot. Fete at Holly Bush, Staffordshire. The third meeting of the Needwood Foresters was held on Wednesday, the 4th instant, at the beautiful seat of T. K. Hall, Esq.— No situation could be more appropriate, forming, as the grounds do, a part of tbe once extensive forest from which this Society of. Archers bave taken tbeir designation Perhaps no tract of country in tbe kingdom presented, before its inclosure, finer specimens of varied landscape scenery than the Forest of Needwood, and it has furnished to the ornamental gardener bis most correct and grace- ful hints, and to the moral bard some of his most in- teresting thoughts aud descriptions. In extensive sweeps, so" elegantly wild," iis " shelving lawns," its " opening glades," its " dingles deep," its " shaggy hanks," its numerous groves and clumps of " majestic hollies," its " kingly oaks"— all so admirably painted by tbe tasteful poet who has celebrated its glory and its fall, formed a scene of varied and unrivalled beauty and grandeur. When it was disafforested, large tracts were purchased by individuals, whose correct taste led rhem to pre- serve the peculiar character of tbe scenery ; and among these, lllr Hall is celebrated by the late Mr. Mundy in his " Fall of Needwood," as'one " whose kind arm is stretch'd between Tbe spoiler and yon Forest scene." His elegant residence is iu one of tbe most delightful parts of this noble forest; the surrounding " rounds have recei ved from the band of taste whatever was ne- cessary to improve their beauty ; and a great addition has been made to Ibe original features of the scene by the formation of a large expanse of water oil which were displayed a number of flags and streamers. Hither were invited on ibe day mentioned above, the archery society and tbeir f. ieuds. The day " as fine, and a very large party assembled about one o'clock lo try " Their feathered arrows broad and keen, Hung lightly o'er their gown of green." The bugle of the ancient foresters was however ex. changed f,. r the more sociul band of Ibe Derbyshire Militia; marquees and tents supplied their shade in- stead of tbe dark glen or Hie hollow oak, and the accommodations provided by Mr. and Mrs. Hall, lor the entertainment of their guests, were throughout of tbe most liberal and elegant description. Tbe archery, for Ihe society's prizes, was continued till half- past four o'clock, when Ladv Mary Legge and the Rev. R. Levett were declared the successful competitors for those of llie first class ; and those of tbe second were won bv the Hon. Miss Cllrzon and Ed ward Mutidy, Esq.— This however did not con- clude tlie amusement : other prizes were offered by Mr. nod Mrs. Hall, and were ultimately gained by Lady Caroline Legge and Ibe Hou. Francis Cuizou. A great number of spectators was attracted lo witness ihe feats in which their ancestors were once so famous. Many persons climbed into the neigh, homing trees, and thrusting their heads through the thick foliage, reminded us of the time when " Satyrs aud sylvan boys were seen Peeping from forth their alleys green. At six o'clock dinner was announced ; this most elegant repast was spread partly in the dining- room and library, but these, being too small for the whole company, a table was set 011 the lawn before the house adjoining the viranda. A beautiful awning covered the space allotted for this party, and the sides of this light apartment were formed ( if the tam- materials us tbe roof. Under this beautiful canopy a great numfier uf guests was assembled, and as tlii. area comnrtffiicaled wilh the oilier rooms, all tbe company were in fact brought together iu Ihe must agreeable manner possible. One bundled and four- teen sat down to a most sumptuous dinner, and the good order of the arrangements, and the unremitted attention of Mr. and Mrs. Hall, made the whole enter- tainment delightful. As is usual on these social occasions, dancing formed the evening's amusement, and after partaking ofau elegant supper, the highly gratified company " wc their way" through the still beautiful scenery of Needwood lo their respective babiialions. The Memberaof Ibe Society of Needwood Forester, assembled 011 this occasion were— The Dowager Countess of Dartmouth and Ladv Caroline and Lady Mary Legge, Viscount anil Viscountess Anson, Lady Scarsdale and ilte Hon. BURSTING OF A STEAM ENGINE.— Tuesday afternoon, about five o'clock, the inhabitants of the village of Camherwell were thrown into great consternation by a shock so tremendous that it broke the glass iu many houses. It seems that il resulted from the baneful practice of using high pfessure steam engines, which has beeu so fre- quently reprobated.— One of these engines was erected at the new glue manufactory of Messrs. Cleaver and Yardly, 011 Ihc banks of the Surrey canal, at the back of Albany- road ; and when at 44 degrees it burst, causing a terrific explosion ! ' The whole north wing of tire building was blown down by the shock, every one of the workmen received dreadful fractures, and two were killed on the spot. The boiler was hurled some score yards into Ihe air, and fell on the roof of the soulh end of the premises, which it drove in with great violence and did great damage. When the extent of the calamity could be known witb any degree of certainty, workmen were set to dig witb tbe utmost promptitude ; the ruins having rather scattered than fallen in a mass was favourable, and several bodies were soon got out. They were carried to ihc Albany Arms, where they received medical assistance immediately, and 13 persons were sent to the Borough Hospitals; two were dead, and it is said that three more had died of their wounds iu the course of Wednesday after- noon. It is reported that one of the principals received dangerous injury, and that two children who had been playing by the side of the canal arc still in the ruins. The loss of property is said to be immense. SHOCKING ACCIDENT.— O11 Tuesday, nine young meu, in the employ of Mr. Comp, book- binder, in Barbican, agreed among themselves to make n holiday. ' I'hey cluhbcd two shillings a piccc, out of which they were to hire a boat, and the remainder was to be spent. Tbey then pro- ceeded to Westminster bridge, where they hired a six- oared cutter; they had 110 waterman, but rowed themselves as far as Kew, where tiny had dinner aud spent the day ; they returned iu Ihe evening, all perfectly sober. When between the Red House and the Eagle at Battersea, it being then dusk, 011c of the party, named Thomas Bean, stood up for the purpose of relieving one of his companions at the oar, he unfortunately over- balanced himself, and fell head foremost into the water. Thomas Buchan, who sat next him, in endeavouring to save him, likewise fell iuto the water. The greatest confusion prevailed amonS tbe boat's crew ; when Richard Marks, another of the party, stripped off his coat and jumped in, witb an intention of saving tbe lives of his com- panions, but without success, as the three sank, and were drowned. DISTRESSING ACCIDENT.— Walerford, Sept. 9.— Yesterday, Captain Richard Devereux, of the ship Success, of London, Mr, Henry Smith, jun. of Rose- lane, Mr. Moses Devereux, and Mr. Patrick Devereux, of Rose- lane, with a sailor lad of the Success, went down the river in a sail- boat of tbe Success, on a party of pleasure. On their return, a little after seven o'clock in the afternoon, the boat went down in consequence of a sudden squall somewhat to the north of Passage. With feelings of regret we have to state that the four gentlemen were lost. They were all unmarried young men of the very first character. All at- tempts to find their bodies have hitherto been ineffectual. The sailor saved himself. His name is Thomas Furlong. SHAMEFUL CONDUCT OF OVERSEERS.— The Wakefield Journal says:—" lt is with pain that we at any time record the delinquencies of our fellow- crcalures; but we think such shameful conduct as the following cannot be too much exposed, nor too severely reprobated :— Ahout a year ago, Elizabeth Johnson, a pauper, belonging to the township of Leplon, near Huddersfield, became afflicted with lunacy, but of a melancholy and inoffensive nature. She was taken, however, to the workhouse, and, by order of the Overseers, chained down in a cold damp room without anv fire, and sometimes even handcuffed! Though frequently requested by lier daughter to send her to the Lunatic Asylum, the Overseers obstinately refused, until application was made to a Magis. trate, B. Haigli Allen, Esq. who compelled them so to do. We are happy to add, that be very properly infiictcd upon them the fine of £ 10, autliorized by Act of Parliament. The same Overseers also neglccted to send another poor creature, of the name of Gleadhill, who was afflicted not only w ith alienation of mind, but witb great debility of body, and for whose complaints 110 proper remedy had been applied. Both these sufferers were sent to the Asylum 011 Monday : but we feel deep regret in being obliged to add that the latter expired 011 Thursday, the 12th instant." Apprehension for Uttering False Coin.— Three men and a woman have been lately appre- hended at Halsted, in the act of passing counter- feit coin, and committed to the House of Correc- tion in that town, for trial at the ensuing Quarter Sessions for this county ( Essex). It appears that one of Ibe men, Peter Young, and the woman, whom he calls his wife, had in their possession, when they were apprehended, 815 pieces of false money, consisting of half crowns of the date of 1818, shillings of the dale of 1819 and 1820, and sixpences of the date of 1820, all extremely well executed, and wrapped up in silver paper; but they are easily detected by trying them on a flint stone, or sounding them. A considerable quantity of false silver coin was also found upon the other prisoners, and one of them had a counterfeit sovereign. Il is understood that two- of the pri- soners, Joseph Hammond and Caleb Cook, came from Gallawood common ; but Young and his wife do not acknowledge to have any settled place of residence, and are suspected to be very bad characters. It is understood that the Hoard of Mint Officers have directed the prosecution,— Chelmsford Gazette. MissCurzon, Lord Bagot, Lord Vernon, Mr. and- Ladv Barbara Newdigate, Sir Roger and Lady Sophia Gresley, the Hon. Colonel Cavendish, Hon. Capt Curzon, Hon. and Rev Frederick Curzon, Hon. Alfred Cnrzon, Hon. Francis Cnrzon, Hon. and Rev. John Vernon, Hon. and Rev Richard Bagot nnd Lady Harriet Bagot. Hon William Anson, the Hon. and Rev. Johu Talbot, Mr. G J Vernon Mr and M rs. Hall, Sir Trevor and tbe Miss Whelers, Mr. and Mrs. and Miss Sneyd ( of Byrkelev Lodge), Mr. and Mrs. Charles Arkwright, Mr. and Mrs. Meynell, Mr. and Mrs. Littleton, Colonel nnd Mrs. Sucyd ( of Keil), Miss Sneyd, Miss Fanny Snevd, Miss Charlotte Sneyd, Mrs and Miss Levetl ( of W'icbnor), Mr Lane, Mr. Nev i- ton Lane, Mr. Leveson Lane, Mrs. John- stone and Miss Johnstone and Miss Emily Johnstone, Miss ElizaSitwell, MissSusan Sitwell, Miss Crump! ton, Mr. Edward Mundy, jun. Mrs. and Miss Gin- home, Mr. 11. Lister, Mr. Smith, Mr. Trevanian, Ibe Rev. Richard and Mrs. Levett. In. addition to this numerous nnd brilliant Com- pany, were noticed the following distinguished' Visitors Earl Talbot, Viscount Ingesttie, Count & Countess St. Antonio. Honourable and Rev. T. Coventry, Hon. Miss Vernon, Miss Sneyd and Miss Harriet Snr- yd, Mr. k Mrs. Frederick Auson, Miss Ann Bagot and Miss Bagot, Mrs. Wiiihot aud Mr. Robert Wilmot, Mr. Teale, Mr. William Bagot, Mr. Edward Mundy, Miss Mnndv, and Miss A. Mundy, Captain Chambers, Miss Harwell, Mrs. Richardson and Miss King, Mr^ eVthard Wihnot, Mr. Edward Monckton, Mr. MrsM'd iWy, Mtindy ( Markeaton), Mr. Wolse. ley, Mr. » nl,, lc 4. Williams, Mr. Pole. Mr. Edward Coke, Mtr "'' e'BIrs. Lister, Colonel aud Mrs Scale,' Miss Berresr » T3, Hon. Henry Legge, Miss Coventry, General Dyoti, Mr. George Lawrence, Mr. Winter Mr. John Arkwright, tbe Rev. H. and Mrs. Bailie. ' An English Gentleman expressing his surprise to an old Scotch Magistrate at the facility with which marriage may be contracted iu Scotland, the latter answered, " We don't find when people are determined to get together, that throwing im- pediments in the way of marriage keeps them separate; they will only dispense more frequently with marriage. You English are very fond of interfering with every thing, and while you pre- tend to be a free people, you have such multitude, of petty regulations that you ran hardly turn lo tbe right or left without suffering from them. In Scotland we leave people more to their own discre- tion, and we have no cause to repent it. You da not find that more imprudent marriages are con- tracted here than in England, because a marriage can be made at any time, and in one minute. Oil the contrary, you will find 11s much more cautious lhan you are respecting that mailer. You will find also, Ibe almost total absence of seductions effected by promise of marriage, so frequent with you, for in attempting to dcceive a young woman, the deceiver might deceive himself." The following is a literal copy of a medical certificate:—" To the Overseers of gadleygrecn this his to sertefy that Thomas Bowers his not qualfyed for eney employment his complent hi. A Consumption. J. F Surgeon, Bridge- street Stayley Bridge." The following was written on Ihe back ofa £ lft Bank of England note, which, among others, was received by a tradesman in Oxford- street last week, and may serve as a monitor to other prodi- gals of the present day:—" Let those into whose hands this note may pass, sympathise with hiin from whom it is just going; it is Ihe last out of £ 5000, which, in the short period of two years his folly has dissipated ; but he will severely suffer, and shortly too." BANKRUPTS, SEPT. 17.— Richard Wilkinson, of London, aud heretofore of Smyrna, merchant. Thomas Mitchell, of Bow, Middlesex, linen- draper. — George Jackson, of Manchester, drysalter.— John Thtirtell, of Bradwell, Suffolk, merchant.— Orlando Jones, of Newport, Monmouthshire, coal. merchant. — Richard Percival, jun. of Eye, Herefordshire wheel Wright.— Johu Westerdale, of Hull, g- rocer and seedsman.— Jacob nnd James Hawkins, of Nolting. ham, timber- merchants. Printed and published by IV. Eddoiccs, Corn Market, Shrewsbury, to whom Advertisements or Articles 0/ Intelligence are requested to be addressed. A deer, tisements are also received by Messrs. Amton and Co. Warwick- Square, Seagate- Street, and Mr. Barker, No. 33, Fleet- Street, London ; likewise bj Messrs. J. K. Johnston and Co. No, 1, / ore? Sael"< Ule. Street Dublin.
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