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The Salopian Journal


Printer / Publisher: William Eddowes 
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The Salopian Journal

Shropshire Newspaper - With News from Herefordshire and Wales
Date of Article: 25/12/1822
Printer / Publisher: William Eddowes 
Address: Corn-Market, Shrewsbury
Volume Number:     Issue Number: 1508
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^ CT'JK'JLV O:/ PRINTED BY WILLIAM EDDOWES, Vol. 29.] N°" 1508. Wednesday, (, Ipy / iM ,, • A ; Oo' URNOJJTFI COKiV MARKET, SHREWSBURY. December 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. MEDICAL PROFESSION. A NY well- qualified Young Gentleman, illL wishing- to study the Practice of Physic, Surg- ery, and Midwifery ( the best possible Founda- tion for Pre- eminence as a PHYSICIAN), may be accommodated by BADDELF. Y and SON, Surgeons, Newport, Shropshire, who have a Vacancy.— Letters, Post- paid. r MERE AS a Commission of Bank- rupt is awarded and issued against JOHN WILCOX, of MADELEY WOOD, in the Parish of Madeley, in the County of Salop, Grocer, and he j being declared a Bankrupt, is hereby required to surrender himself to the Commissioners in the said j Commission named, or the major Part of them, on j the 7th, 8th, and 2Lst Days of January next, at the • Bull's Head, in Wellington, in the said Countv, at j three o'Clock in the Afternoon on the first of the : said Days, and at twelve o'Clock at Noon on each i of the other Days, and make a full Discovery and j Disclosure of his Estate and Effects, when and i where thr> Creditors are to come prepared to prove ! their Debts, and at the second Sitting to choose J Assignees, arid at the last Sitting the said Bankrupt ! is required to finish his Examination, and the Cre- j ditors are to assent to or dissent from the Allowance j of his Certificate. All Persons indebted to the said ; Bankrupt, or who have any of his Effects, are not j to pay and deliver the same but to whom the Com- ! missioners shall appoint, hut give Notice to Messrs. BENBOW and AT/ BAN, Lincoln's Inn, London ; or to Mr. RIDDING, Solicitor, Coalbrookdale, in the I County of Salop. Stomachic Aperient Pills, Prepared from a Prescription of the late Sir RICHARD J EBB, RI. D. and Physician Extraordinary to the rsni- IESE very justly celebrated PILLS . JL have experienced, through private Recom- mendation and Use, during a very long period, the $ altering Commendation of Families of tbe first Distinction, as a Medicine superior to all others in removing Complaints of the Sjomach, arising from Bile, Indigestion, Flatulency, and habitual Costive- m> ss _ The beneficial Effect's produced in all Cases for which they are here recommended, renders them worthy the Notice of the Public and to Travellers in particular, to whose Attention they are strongly • pointed out as the most portable, safe, and mild Aperient Medicine that can possibly be made use of. These Pillsare extremely well calculated forftbose Habits 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 St: » te of the Bowels, strengthen Digestion, create Appetite, and be of distinguished Excellence in removing Giddiness, • Headaches, See. & c. occasioned by the Bile in 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 Safety in all . Seasons of the War; and in all Cases of Obstruction arising from Cold or other Causes, where an opening Medicine is wanted, they will be found the best cordial Stimulant in Use. Prepared and Sold Wholesale and Retail, in Boxes nt Is.( id. and 3s. Gd. each Box, by W. RIDGWAY, Druggist, Market Drayton.— Sold Retail by Mr. ilbMPiist'. Yft, Shrewsbury; Bradbury, Wellington; J'nrker. Whitchurch ; Stevens, Newport; Painter, Wrexham ; Bnn » b, EHcstnere ; Morgan, Stafford ; arid by Poole aud Harding, Chester. li Fluid Extract of Sarsaparilla. IN this Preparation are - concentrated all the Medicinal Properties of the Sursnpnrilla Root, even to a perfect Saturation of the Menstrum with « Licit it is prepared. To such Prison*, there- fore, who, from various Causes, would experience ^ rent Inconvenience, nr with whom it would he utterly impossible to prepare the Decoction, the Fluid Extract, which possesses the Advantage* of Pnrtabi. liiv and of keeping in any Climate, will he found n most desirable Mode of employing this much esteemed Medicine The Diseases in which il litis proved most bene, fiend are those of the Skin, such as tbe Scorbutic Affections, Eruptive Diseases, Secondary Symptoms, ^ c arisiu" from a diseased Stn1e of the System at ! I: ir" e. It may be taken either alone, or combined with Water, rendering it of the same Strength as the Deeoclion. Prepared anil Sold by Rollers, Chemists, No. 4, j Cheapside, St. Paul's, and' 220, Regent Street ( near ] the Argyle Rooms), London; 20, Waterloo- Place, ; Edinburgh 34, Sackvillc- Streel, Dublin; nod bv j W. VltmoWF. s, Shrewsbury, and tbe principal Medi- cine Venders throughout the Uniied Kingdom, iu Untiles ut 4s. od aud 7s.( id. Be careful lo nsk for " BUTLER'S FLUID EX- TRACT or SARSAPARILLA," as Imitations are iu Cir- culation.. Under the Protection of Government, by Royal Letters Patent, C- i RANTED to ROBERT FORD, x for bis Medicine, universally known bv the Title of Pectoral BALSAM of IIOREHOUND, and Greiil Restorative Medicine— invented and published hy the Patentee in 1704, which is patronised by the Nobility, aud by the Fiteiillv generally recouunended tlirongiioiit Ihe Unileil Kingdom and on Ihe Conti- nent, as the most efficacious and safe Remedy for Coughs, Cold*, Asthmas, Hooping Cough, and nil Obstructions of the Bie-. ist nud Lungs.— The high Estimation it litis obtained over every olher Prepara- tion, nnd the extensive Demand, sufficiently prove ils Superiority, which inny be ascertained ni anv of ibe principal Venders of Medicines in Ihe Uniied Kingdom.— Prepared only and sold by the Patentee in Bottles at 111*. Od.— 4s. lid — 2*. 9li.— and ls,!) d. f! lch. The Public will please to observe, that each Boille ii enclosed in Wrappers printed in Red Ink, nud signed iii the Hand- writing of the Patentee, without which it cannot be genuine. Sold by VV. EDDOWES, Shrewsbury, nnd all Medicine Venders. pjtRsqNS's HOOPING COUGH POWDERS. ALDNESS or GREY HAIR will sure not be seen by using PRINCE'scelebrated RUSSIA OIL, as it is so improved with an extra j valuable Ingredient, through which it has made the j Russia Oil the greatest Nourisher and Preserver to ; the Hair in the Universe, w ill make it grow thick and I long, and prevent its falling off or ever turning Grey; and is such a Nourisher to the Roots ofthe Hair, that if it even has began to turn Grey, will restore it again to its natural Colour, and, if used often, it will never turn Grey again, and is sure to clear tbe Scurf, from. Infancy to old Age, and will alwavs 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 re- gularly, for a few Months, Prince's Improved Russia Oil, with the extra valuable Ingredient, will be sure to restore it, and produce a fine Head of Hair, which Hundreds have experienced. Even Medical Gen- tlemen have published, ill 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 be done in the thickening, strengthening, and restoring it, if there is the least Sign of Roots. Ladies will find Prince's Russia Oil preferable to any otber Oil for dressing their own or false Hair, as it gives it a natural Gloss, softens aud curls it. Gen- tlemen Wearing Powder ought to use it instead of Pomatum: it also produces Eyebrows, Whiskers, & c. Proved by Affidavit, the 24th of November, 1814, before the Lord Mayor of London, that A, Prince is the Original Proprietor in the Universe of the Russia Oil ; and therefore if any Perfumer, Medicine Vender, Hair Dresser, or any one else, sell Russia j Oil, that is not Prince's, they are Impostors, as they sell Counterfeits to their Customers. It is no Wonder that Ladies and Gentlemen have complained of late of ihe Russia Oil not being of Service to tbe Hair, as they have found out that un- principled Persons have sold them Counterfeits. Ladies and Gentlemen will be particular, as Impostors in Great Britain, France, and other different Parts of the Continent, have made the Covers of tbe Counterfeit Russia Oil so much like the Genuine, and some, more to deceive, falsely have printed on their counterfeit Covers " the Original," or " Genuine Russia Oil ;" and some even are so daring, although they know it is punishable, to put tbe Original Proprietor's Name, and pretend they are sent by the Proprietor, and also copied the Affi- davit of the Original Proprietor, made before the ; Lord Mayor; therefore Purchasers should be can- j tious, and have ii ofthe Proprietor, or of respectable i and principal Perfumers, Medicine Venders, and ! Hair Dressers, where tbey may rely on their not ! selling them Spurious. . | Ask for Prince's Improved Russia Oil. with the extra Ingredient, and observe " Prince" on the Wrapper and Seals ; and his. Address, " A_. Prince, 1 9, Poland- Street-, Oxford- Street, London," is on the j Cover of each Bottle; without, it is not gmuine, and j cannot answer the Purpose. The Ounce Bottle 5s. ! or a large Bottle, containing- five Ounces, £ 1, which ; is a saving; or six large Bottles for £ 5, which is yet j a greater saving. j Sold, Wholesale, Retail, and for Exportation, by | the sole Proprietor, A. Prince, removed to No. 9, j Poland- Street, Oxford Street, near the Pantheon ; j and by Mr. Smyth, Perfumer to bis Majesty, New i Bond- Street ; Hendrie, Ticbhorne- Street; and by i most principal Perfumers and Medicine Venders. j Observe— There are Trash Counterfeits selling in 1 petty Shops for any small Price, which are injurious to the Hair, but the Genuine is only sold in two S: 7. ps, in 5s. and 20s. Bottles. Ladies and Gentlemen residing in the Country, mav be certain of having the Genuine Russia Oil by sending a Remittance to the Proprietor, it'will be forwarded immediately by Coach. Observe, there are Persons who, finding they " cannot now impose by selling Counterfeit Russia Oil ( it being now well known that Prince's is tbe Original and Genuine), so they pretend to sell Bears' Grease, but it is well known that Bears' Grease, or any other hard Grease alone, is loo harsh for the Hair, and makes the Hair fall off. Preparing for the Press, And soon will he published, in Quarto, the Fifth Volume of the Rev. Dr. LingarcVs History of England. rpms VOLUME will comprise THE II REIGNS OF TIIE SISTER QUEENS, MARY AND ELIZABETH. The Reign of Mary, though short and inglorious, is not devoid of Interest; and the Restoration of the Catholic Worship, the Persecu- tion of the Reformers, and the Conspiracies and Insurrections of the Discontented, are Subjects which will claim and engage the Attention of the Reader. The long Reign of her Successor, a Reign which occupied nearly the Half of a Century, will offer to his View a Succession of . still more interesting Events. He will observe the Steps by which Elizabeth abolished the ancient, and introduced the reformed, Hierarchy and Worship ; the Severities with which she repressed the Discontent of the Catholics and the Intemperance of the Puritans ; her ambiguous, and often unjustifiable, Conduct towards the unfortunate Mary Stuart • her Intrigues with the Scottish, French, & Flemish Religionists ; and her Wars, the Consequences of those Intrigues, with their several Sovereigns ; the Extension of the English Commerce under her Auspices ; the Triumphs of the English Navy over the formidable •; Fleets of Spain ; the successive Rise and Fall of I her different Favourites ; and the Cares, the Sor- j rows, and the Despondency of her declining Age. j It is difficult to imagine Subjects better calculated ! to interest the Feelings of Englishmen. j In the Composition of this Volume, the Author has carefully compared the Narratives of preceding Writers ; has perused with Attention the many Collections of State Papers belonging to the Period ; and has frequently consulted the Dispatches of the French, the Spanish, and the Imperial Ambassadors. He is satisfied with the Result of his Researches :— they have enabled him ( so ut least he flatters him- self) to elucidate much that has beeu thought obscure, and to discover much that has- been hitherto unknown. Printed for J. MAWMAN, Ludgafe- Street, London, arid Sold by W. EDDOWES, Shrewsbury, of whom may be had THE FOUR PRECEDING VOLUMES, Price £ 7 in Boards. A Great Saving. j A Shilling Pot of WARREN's PASTE BLACKING is equal to Four Shilling Bottles of Liquid. IS valuable Preparation possesses all the superior qualities of WAR- REN'S Japan Liquid Blacking, and only requires the addition of Water, that it would lie superfluous for the Proprietor to say any thing in its praise— t'ne superior quality of WARREN'S Blacking being so justly acknowledged by a discerning Pub- lic. A GOOD * FINDER; AN ANECDOTE OF INSTINCT. A PARISIAN INCIDENT. PURSUANT to a Decree of the High Court of Chancery, made in a Cause wherein I EDWARD O'BRIEN and others are Plaintiff's, and j RICHARD SPBNDEI. OW and others are Defendants, 1 the Creditors of ELIZABETH l. ARTON, late, of DRAVToy- IN- IlAt. ES, in the County of Salop, I Widow, who died on the 9th Dayof April, 1810, are forthwith to come in and prove their pebts To he SOLD by Private Contract, ALL thoseFOUR PIECES or Parcels of LAND, situate at or near to YAGDON'S LANE, in the Parish of Baschurch, containing together 26| Acres, or thereabouts, now in the Occupation of Mr. Thomas Evans. Also, One other Piece or Parcel of LAND, before FRANCIS P, VUL STRATFORD, Esquire, one of nearly adjoining to the above- mentioned Land, the Masters of the said Court, at Ins Chambers in ! situate in the said Parish of Baschurch, containing Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane, London, or in Default thereof they Will, be excluded the Benefit of the suid Decree. RALPH ELLIS, Chancery- Lane. now in tiie Occupation of PURSUANT to a Decree ofthe High Court of Chancery, made in a Cause wherein EDWARD O'BRIFN and others are Plaintiff's, and RICHARD SPENDEI. OW and others are Defendant's, the Creditors of JOHN LARTOM, late of DRAYTON- IN- IIAI. ES, in the County of Salop, Woolstapler, who died on the 10th Day of March, 1810, are forthwith to eooie ill and prove their Debts before FRANCIS PAUL STRATFORD, Esquire, one of the Masters of the said Court, at his Chambers ia Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane: London, or in Default thereof they will be excluded the Benefit of the said Decree. RALPH ELLIS, Chancerv- Lane. Royal Exchange A ssurance Office. And since January, 1822, Prince's Russia Oil was improved with the extra Ingredient, through which it will always keep pleasant in this or in any other Climate, and it is proved, the older it is the more it nourishes and preserves the Hair. Several Captains that have come from the Continent have declared, that whenever tbey landed Merchandize, they have been asked if they had anv of Prince's Russia Oil : therefore Merchants will find an Advantage in exporting it. ft- Tt3 Merchants and Captains will receive a liberal Allowance for Exportation. F EW Diseases have been found more perplexing than ihe Hooping Cough, and the Medicines usually administered for this alarming Complaint having proved totally ineffectual, Mr. PARSONS is induced, nfler several Years Experience of its Efficacy, to offer his Medicine to llie Politic as a safe and certain Remedy. The Patient will sooil be relieved from lhat con- vulsive Affection termed Hooping; and by perse- vering strictly according to the Directions, tivo or three Packets liuve almost invariably been found sufficient lo effect a certain Cure. It may be ndmi- uistered wilh perfect Safely to Children of ihe most tender Age, as well as to those at a more advanced Period. Prepared by Mr, PARSONS, Surgeon, West Mulling, Kent, and solil in Packets, at 2s. 9d. each, by Messrs. BUTLER. Chemists, No 4, Cheapside, St. Paul's, and 220, Regent Street ( near Ibe Argyle Rooms), London; 20, Waterloo. Place Edinburgh; mid 34, Snckville Sneel, Dublin; and by W. EDDOWES, Shrewsbury, ond the principal Medicine Venders throughout the United Kingdom. N B. Be ' careful to ask for PAESONS'S HOOPING Cotton POWDERS, and to observe the Government Stamp litis Ibe Words " Butler, 4, Cheapside," en- graved on it. THE TJONDON GENUINE TEA C93SPANY, NO. 2- 3, LUDGATE HILL, ESTABLISHED FOR THE SALE OF THE EAST INDIA COMPANY'S TEAS, PACKED IN LEAD CASES, The only Undertaking ofthe Kind in the Kingdom. These Teas have stood the Test of Public Approbation since the Commence- ment in 1818, being now invariably pre- ferred throughout the Kingdom ; the best possible Proof of which is their unparral- leled Sale, which averages TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED POUNDS WEIGHT DAILY, And Which has so long placed the Tea Company at the Head of the Trade. The Company, therefore, beg to caution their Friends against the Deceptions of the Host ofinsig- ! nificant Imitators of tUeir Establishment, aud espe- cially those Persons who are imposing upon the I Public, Bohea, and other inferior Teas, in Tin Can- isters and Pack- ages, made up to imitate, externally, those sold by the Company and their Agents. Families are particularly requested to see that No. 23, LUDGATE HILL, is printed on the Wrappers, and the Teas secured in Lead Cases, which are sold in Pounds, Halves, and Quarters; and they may depend upon having tlie Genuine Teas of the E; ist India Company, pure as imported, by applying to any of the following AUTHORISED AGENTS OF TUB LONDON GENUINE TEA COMPANY. R. JONES ( late Edgerley's), Pride- Hill, Shrewsbury. u Go, find it '.- r- a Six- livre piece I have dropt ;"— The Dog sallied forth, and instinctively stopt, While vainly essaying ils anxious pursuits, As passing an Adept of Fashion in Boots.— It follow'd the shades in tbe . let of eclat, ' Till led by the Stranger to Rue Pont- Aux- Chaux, There smelling- enquiry in lieu of speeches, It scented the Six- livre piece in his breeches.— The Dog, now exhibiting marks of distress, Manoeuvred its Master's lost coin to possess ;— Gained favour by fawning, was noticed and fed, And follow'd its friend when retiring to bed; Then seizing Ihe breeches, it dash'd from the place, And kept the now Satis Cuilottes owner in chace; And, inaugre all outcry, advantage maintaiu'd, lis home, in the Rue St. Denis,' till it gain'd ; Where housed, though the Dog . some lew minutes befoie him, This white- shrouded Spectre appear'd in terrorem !— " Your Dog," he exclaimed, " ran away with my breeches, u And here, with my gold, has augmented your riches!"— u My Dog is unapt, Sir, a stranger to fleece,— " Pray, Sir, did you pick up a Six- livre piece V— " I did."— Sir, ' tis mine 1— and the Dog went to find it!— u And knowing that you to your fob had consign'd it, u Has now brought it home!— Sir, you use Warren's Blacking?" " I do"— __ Then my Dog, too, of Taste is not lacking, " Drawn on by its brilliance he follow'd his shade, " And thus of discovery foundation was laid !—- Each then took his own,—& the stranger Confess'd His error,— the Dog while he warmly earess'd ; And this fact of instinct still Paris is bucking. The worth w bile confirming of Warren's Jet Blacking. This Easy Shining and Brilliant Blacking, PREPARED BY PERSONS whose annual Premiums full due on the 25th Instant, are hereby informed lhnt Re- ceipts are now ready to be delivered by tbe Company's Agents undermentioned, & the Parties assured are re- quested to apply lor Ihe Renewal of their Policies 1111 or before Ihe 10th Day of January, as the usual Fifteen - Days allowed for Payment beyond the Dale of each i Pi. liey will ihen expire. SAMUEL FENNING, jun. Secretary. SHROPSHIRE. Shrewsbury, Mr. William Eddowes, jun. Wellington, Mr. James Oliver. 0> westrv, Biidgnorlh, Mr. Goodwin Lloyd. HEREFORDSHIRE. , Hereford, Mr. John Allen. Leominster, Mr. Samuel I. inging. Ross, Mr. William Thomas. Kington and Presteigne, Mr. David Oliver. BRECKNOCKSHIRE, Brecon, Mr. William Evans. Crickliuvvell, Mr. G. A. A. Davies. CARMARTHENSHIRE. Carmarthen, Mr. Evan Rees. CARNARVONSHIRE. Bangor, Mr. Jntin Rnsbrook. PEMBROKESHIRE. Pembroke, Messrs. Wilmnt and Barely. DENBIGHSHIRE. Wrexham, Mr. James Kenrick. FLINTSHIRE. Il.. ly well,- Mr. Edward Carltes. GLAMORGANSHIRE. S « - nn « eti, Messrs. J. and W. Robert Grove. Cardiff, Mr. William Bird. MONMOUTHSHIRE. Abergavenny, Mr. William Morgan. Monmouth, Mr. Thomas Tudor. Newport, Mr. Philip Phillips. STAFFORDSHIRE. Burton, Mr. Henry tlneson. Haiiley, Mr, James Auiphlett. Lichfield. Mr. Edward Bond. Stafford, Messrs. Stevenson and Webb, Wolverhampton, Mr. James Brown. Stone. Mr. Charles Smith. Chenille, Mr. John Michael Blligg. Rurslem, Mr. William Harding. Newcastle- niider- Lyme, Mr. Jniiies Hulse. WORCESTERSHIRE. Kidderminster, Mr. John Ward. Worcester, Messrs. Robert Gillain and Son. CHESHIRE. Chester, Mr. lleurv Lord. Macclesfield, Mr. David Brown. Nantwich, Mr. William Tonilinsoil. Nortlnvicb, Mr. James Thomas. Stockport, Mr. Thomas Owen. Cdnglcton, Mr. John Lockett. N. B. Fire Policies will be allowed, free of Ex- pense, where the iinnuul Premium amounts to Cs. or upwards. Farming Stock insured nt 2s. per Cent. Annum. 4A. 2R. or thereabouts, Mr. John Brayue. Mr. THOMAS PRICE, of Yeaton, will shew the first- mentioned Land, and Mr. BRAYNE, the Tenant, the last; and further Particulars may he known at the Office of Messrs. WARREN and SON, Drayton - in- Hales, where a Plan of the Premises may be seen. TO BE SOLD, Pursuant to a Decree of the High Court of Chancery, made in a Cause wherein JOHN GROOM is Plaint- iff, and GEORGE ASTLEY and others are Defend- ants, with the Approbation of SAMUEL COMPTON Cox, Esq. one of the Masters of the said Court, at the Castle Inn, Wem, in the County of Salop, on Wednesday, the. Sth Day of January, 1823, between the Hours of 3 and 5 in the Afternoon of the same Day : ESTATES Parish of Wem, in the said County of Salop, situate in the Township of ASTON, in the said Parish of Wem. Printed Particulars may be had gratis at the said Master's Chambers, in Southampton Buildings, London; of Mr. F. SILVER, Solicitor,. Symonds' Inn, London ; and at the Office of Mr. J. WALFORD, Solicitor, Wem ( where a Plan of the Estate is left for Inspection) ; and at the Place of Sale. THE Freehold & Copyhold ESr of JOHN ASTLEY, late of the Pari si Turnpike To/ fs- T^ TOTICE ~ - Shiffnal District. Montgomeryshire Shropshire. CAP1T 4L OAK AND OTHER TIMBER. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, At the Wynnstay Arms Tnn, in Oswestry, some- time in " the Month of January next ( Particulars of which w ill appear in future Papers): SUNDRY LOTS of very valuable OAK, ASH, and other TIMBER, now stand- ing in Coppices at TREVEDRII), in the Parish of Myfod, iu the County of Montgomery, and npon a Farm at THE GLEDRID, in the Parish of Saint Martins, iu the County of Salop, in the Holding of - Barcley. TitEVEDttin is situate within 2 Miles of the Vil- lage of Myfod, 10 Miles from the River Severn at Pool C- iav, " Miles from the Montgomeryshire Canal . it Tyodin Wharf, near Guilsfield, aud 10 Miles from the same Canal at New Bridge, near Llanyuivnech ; to which Places respectively there are good Roads. THE GLEDRID FARM is situate near the Turnpike Road from Oswestry to Chirk, within 4 Miles of the former Place and 1 of the latter, and is close to the Ellesmere Canal. ereby given, that the TOLLS arising at. the Toll Gates erected on the Sltirt'nal Division of the Watling- Street Turn- pike Road, commonly called by the Names of the Priors l. ee and Red Hill'Gates, will be LET sepa- rately by AUCTION', to the best Bidder, at the House of William Morris, known by the Sign of the Jerninghain ^ trnis Inn, in - Shiffual, in the County of Salop), on Tuesday; the 31st Day of December next, betw een the Hours of eleven in the Forenoon and i>; le in the Afternoon, for one Year from the second Day of February next, in Manner directed by tin Act passed in the 4MU Year of the Reign of h'is late Majesty, " For the more effeetu- " ally repairing a certain Road called the Watling " Street Rood, atid other Roads therein mentioned, " in the Counties ofSalop and Stafford," ntiil also • of another Act, passed in the first ainj second Years of the present Reign, iutitllled, " Ail Act for " further improving the Roads between London " and Holyhead, by Coventry, Birmingham, and " Shrewsbury." The Bidders foi- the Tolls arising at th. e Priors Lee Gate must make two distinct Biddings for the, said Tolls ; viz. one Bidding for the Tolls collected under Authority of the first- mentioned Act, and another Bidding for the additional Tolls col- lected under Authority of the last- mentioned Act ( of which a separate Account is to be kept).— The best Bidder must give Security, with sufficient Sureties to the Satisfaction of'the Trustees, for Payment of the Rent agreed for at such Times as they shall direct; and no Person will be allowed to bid who does not produce his Sureties at tho Auction. The Tolls produced the last Year— Priors Tee G- ite 50ld Tolls- £ 532 > W, Lee Uate ^ A( iditional Tolls 133 > * 005 Red Hill Gate 70 R. FISHER, Clerk to the Trustees. Newport, 25/ It November, 1822. LLANFYLLIN. FREEHOLD PROPERTY. TO BE SOLD BY AUCTION, At the Goat Inn, in the Town of Llanfyllin, in the County of Montgomery, on Thursday, the SStli Day of January, 1823, between the Hours of Five and Seven in the Afternoon, subject to such Conditions as shall be then produced : rjpHE undivided MOIETY of all that i CAPITAL MESSUAGE, with the Out- per » wi luildings, Garden, and Premises atta //{ I v. ' T^' il, 30, STRAND, LONDON; AND SOLD AT Shrewsbury, hy F. DDOWES,] Drayton,... RIDOWAY. RouERsStCo. i Newport... JONES DRATTON, 1 LOWF. STATHAM, DRURY, — MORGAN and ASTERLEY, JONES, — DAVIES, NEVETT, •— HUMPHREYS. Wern, KY'XASTON, Oswestn/,... EDWARDS. Abergele, I. D. vies llewdlei/, E. II1 van Ijish. Castle. E'Woodall, Bridgnorth, B. Purtridge llilston, J. l. niigley Pangor, R. Hughes Conway. J. Jones Denbigh, W. Edwards Dolgelly, Williams aud Davies Dudley, J Wheldon Dawley, W. Lewis & Son Fllesmere. E. Tinsley Holywell, J. Jones Kidderminster, J. Goujjl Uanfyllin, J. Dtivies Llangefni, » V. Owen If. Drayton, T. Grimlev .17. Wen lode, A Trevor' Nantwich, M. Tilsley . Vorthwicli. S. Alcnck Newport, 11. 1'. Silvester Oswestry, S. Roberts Ruthin, li. Roberts Shiffnal, C. King Tenbury, B. Giles Wellington, M. Kent Wem, W. Dawes Whitchurch, J. Evanson Wrexham, R. D. Evans Shifna'.,..., HARDING. Wellington, Iloet. STOX Sc SMITH. Iranbridgc GIAZBBROOK. Bangor HUGHES, GRIFFITH. Bala DAVIES. Carnarvon, GIVEN, Wtl. UAMS. Dolgelly, WILUAMS& SON Holyhead,.. . IONex, — RICHARDS. > t. Asaph, OWEN Abergely,.. DAVIES. Amlroch,... ROBERTS. Conway,.... ROBERTS. Barmouth,. GRIFFITHS. [ Beaumaris, ALLEN. And by most Boot- makers, Grocers, Ironmongers, Brush- makers, Perfumers, & c. in every Town iu tiie kingdom, lit Pots, Cd. 12d. and 18d. each. Ellesmere,.. BAUGH, FURMSTON, Welshpool, EVANS, OWEN, JONES, - GRIFFITHS. .. CLIVELY, ... PACE, — HUGHES. Wenloclc liodnety This Company Ittive invariably made good Losses by Fire, occasioned by Lightning.— Proposals may he had of the different Agents. ASSURANCES ON LIVES being found to be advantageous to Persons having Offices, Employ- ments, Estates, or oilier Incomes, determinable on Ihe Life or IJves of themselves or others; Tables of Ihe Rates for sncll Assurance*, and for the Gtniitinc Annuities on |; ives, tnny be had of the said Agents. Persons assured by ibis Corporation do not depend upon any uncertain Fund or Contribution ; nor are they subject to any Covenants or Calls to make good Losses which may happen to themselves or others, theCnpitiil Stock being nn nuijiiestionable Security to Ihe Assured in Case of Loss.— Dec, 16,1822. OR the CURE of WOUNDS, Ul- Jl. cerated Legs, Bonis, Scalds, Scorbutic Un- moors, Sore Nipples, Eruptions, and Pimples in Ibe Face, Breakings out about the Mouth and No^ e, Ringworms, and Eruptions of every Denomination, Marshall's Universal Cerate will he found the most cert- din and effectual Remedy — This Cerate also is much superior to every other Preparation in remov- ing those troublesome and painful Visitants, CHIL- BLAINS, which has ever yet been offered lo the Public; it removes them, whether in a broken or unbroken State, allays the Itching and Inflammation on the first Application, and when broken, heals in a much shorter Time than can be credited but by Experience. ached thereto, situate in the said Town of LLANFYLLIN, now in the Occupation of Mrs. Elizabeth Perkins and oihers. Also, the undivided MOIETY of all those Two Fields or Parcels of LAND, adjoining- the above Premises, containing by Admeasurement 3A. 2R. 7P. and now in the several Occupations of Mr. Griffith Evans and Mr. Edward'Roberts; And also, the undivided MOIETY of all that ALLOTMENT of COMMON* situate on ALT. T- Y- GADAER, in the Township of Baehie, in the. Parish of Llanfyllin aforesaid, containing by Admeasure- ment I A. IR. SOP. nowin the Holding- of the said Elizabeth Perkins, and Edward Perkins. The above Messuag- e is most eligibly situated, and may be made a comfortable and genteel Residence. The Fields are in good Condition, and a Quantity of young Trees are growing* thereon in a healthy and thriving State.— There is also a Seat in the Parish Church of Llanfyllin belonging to the above Premises. For further Particulars apply to Mr. BIBBY, Solicitor, Llanfyllin. For Indigestion, Jaundice, Loss of Appetite, and other Disorders de- pendent on a deranged Mate ofthe Liver, and of the Biliary and Di- gestive Organs. SMITH'S GENUINE L Ed MING TON* SALTS, RE confidently offered to the Public TURNPIKE TOLLS. l^ fOTICE is hereby given, that the i * TOLLS arising at the Toll Gates herctmder- mentioned, upon Roads in the Second District of the Bishop's Castle and Montgomery Roads, in the Counties of Salop and Montgomery, will be LET by AUCTION, to the best Bidders, at the Dragon Inn, in Montgomery, 011 Thursday, the 2d Day of January next, at eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon, for one Year from I. ady- day, 1823, in the Manner directed by the Act passed in the third Year of the Reign of his Majesty King George the Fourth, " For regulating Turnpike Roads ;" which Tolls are now Let for the respective Yearly Sums follow- ing-, and will be put up at those Sums, viz. t Stafloe and Sarnvbryncaled Gates 011 £. the Road to Pool.."..., 170 Montgomery Gate ou the Road to Chirbury 67 Weston Gate on the Road to Bishop's J Castle and ' 149 Cefnycoed Gate on the Road to Kerry ^ Green I. ane Gate 011 the Road to Newtown 31 BrvuderWen G ate ou the Road to Gunley 38 Aylesford Gate on Ihe Road to Mar- ton 52 Cliurchstoke Gate on the Road from } Bishop's Castle to Forden, and ' 17, Chirbury and lthydygroes Gates on f the. same Road ^ The best Bidder for the Tolls of any or either of the Gates, must at the same Time give Security with sufficient Sureties to the Satisfaction of the Trustees, for the Payment of the Money monthly. And NOTICE is hereby also given, that the Trustees will, at the said Meeting, appoint addi- tional Trustees; and also appoint and order what Tolls shall be taken at the said respective Gates. FRANCIS ALLEN, Clerk. M ontgomeryshi, re. TOLLS TO BE LET. JOTICE is hereby o- iven, that the TOLLS arising and to be collected at the several Toll Gates herein- after mentioned, namelv ofr nnffin/ w^ nn nn « l T ™ 1. i 1 .. Pool fj % ' Caution.— Mrs. Marshall, Widow of the late John i satisfactorily proved, both bv Chemical Analysis nnd Marshall, beos to inform the Public, that mi Oint- ! Medical Experience, to possess all ihe TONIC, APE- nient in Imitation of ber valuable Cerate, litis lately ! niENT, and other unlive Properties of the Waters ; so ate, Ceunant Gate, Llanfair Lower Gate, Llanv- ynech and New Bridge Gates, Trefnant Gate onl Church Gate, Tyddvn Bar, and Groes Plum! ate, will be LET BY AUCTION, to the best Bidde r, at the Town Hull, in Pool, on Tuesday the llth Day of January next, between the Hours of 10 and 12 in the Forenoon, in the Manner directed bv the Act passed in the Third Year ofthe Reign of his Majesty George the Fourth " For regulating Turnpike Roads;" which Toils produced the last Year the following Sums, viz: Bnttiagton nnd Leighton Gates . if) 05; Pool Upper Gate, Ceunnnt Gate, and Llanfair Lower Gate, ±' 270; Llanv- mynech and New Bridge Gates ,£ 2fi< 3; Trefnant Gate £ 20; Pool Church Gate, Tyddvn Bar, and Groes PI nan Gate, £. » « , above the ' Expenses of collecting them, and will be put up at those Sums. Whoever happens to be the best Bidder, must at the same Time, pay oue Month in advance'( if required) of the Rent at which such Tolls maybe let; and give Security, with sufficient Sureties to the Satisfaction of the Trustees of Ihe said Turnpike Roads, for Payment of the Rest of the Monev Monthly. 1 R. GRIFFITHES, Clerk to the Trustees of the said Roads. Pool, 9th December, 1822. Chilblains, Rheumatisms, Palsies, Kc. ( CHILBLAINS are prevented from J breaking, and their tormenlino- Ilehing in- stantly removed by WHITEHEAD'* ESSENCE OF MUSTARD, universally esteemed for its extraor- dinary Efficacy in Rheumatism, Palsies, Goutv Affections, and Complaints of the Stomach ; but where this certain Remedy lots heen unknown or neglected, and ibe Chitlihiins have actually broke favour of these Stills, except that, they luive been | WHITEHEAD'S FAMILY CERATE will ease the' under the Recommendation of Dr. KF. RR, Northampton Dr. THACKERAY, Chester Dr. WAKE, Warwick Dr. MIDDLETON, Leamington Dr. THACKERAY, Cambridge Dr. LUARD, Warwick Dr. WEATIIEHHEAD, Henley, Oxon. The peculiar Efficacy of the Leamington Waters ; in the Cure of the above- named, and many other > Disorders, having heen so generally acknowledged, j renders it almost unnecessary ( especially when offered under such Recommendation) to adduce any thing iu N. B. The Japan Liquid Blacking con- tinues to be prepared by ROBERT WARREN, In Bottles Cd. lad. and 18d. each. ri* M for II'ARRIIWS Blacking. made its Appearance, by which ninny Persons luive been deceived. The Colour of the Ointment is nearly similar to her Cernte ( very generally known by the No me of Marshall's Universal Cerate), aud the Directions copied nearly Word for Word: there c; iu be no doubt therefore of ihe Attempt to impose by Deception^ ns the Directions to herCemte have uot been tillered for Forty Yen re, during whieh Time the superior Excellency of thisCerate lias produced so large aud extensive n Snle, ns to induce s one Persons to send fnrth Preparations for similar Complaints; Purchasers are therefore particularly requested to observe that Mrs. Marshall's genuine Cernte will linve her Name ulone on Ihe Label : " E. Marshall, " Executrix of John Marshall," and " Shaw uud " Edwards, 66, Si. Punt's", on the Stamp. Sold by W. EDDOWES, Shrewsbury ; Wilkes, Wel lington; Piocter, aiul Ridgwny, Draytriri ; Evansun, Whitchurch ; Pi ice, Roberts, i Edwnrds, Oswestry ; Smilh, Ironbridge aud Wen'ock ; Evans M Murstiin, Whittell and Bradford, and Miissev, Ludlow ; and all Medicine Venders, Booksellers, and Di uggists, Piice only Is. l| il, and 2 » 9d. per Bex. that those Persons who have been hitherto prevented, bv Distance or other Causes, from availing them- selves ol' the Curative Powers of these celebrated Springs, may now he supplied with a Substitute, possessing nil tbeir beneficial Qualities. These Salts are prepared hy Evaporating to Dryness the Waters ut the Original Baths, Leamington, Sold in Bottles, Price 2s. Pd. and 4s. ( id. each, Duty included, Wholesale and Retail, by Mr. SMITH, the Proprietor, at his Pump Room; Mr. GOSSAGE, at tbe Depot, Bath Street, Leaminglon; by Messrs. BARCLAY and SONS, Fleet Market, London ; also hv W. EDDOWES, Morris, Palin. Newling, Davies, Powell, Bowdler, Shtiker, and Pritchard, Shrews bury ; Procter, Green, Drayton ; Houlston, and Smith, Wellington ; Smith, Irouubridge ic Wenlock ; Gitton, Bridgnorth; Scarrntt, Shifl'ntil; Stevenson, Newport; Roberts, R. Griffiths, Powell, J. nnd R. Griffiths, O. Jones, Roberts and Weaver, Welshpool; Price, Edwards, Bickertoil, Mrs. Edwards, Roberts, Oswestry; Griffiths, Bishop's Castle; Gi ifiitbs, Lud- low ; Baugh, Ellesmere; Parker, nnd Evanson, Whitchurch ; Franklin, and Onslow, Wcni. and very speedily Ileal them. This Cerate is equally efficacious for all ill- conditioned Sores, Sore Legs, Scorbutic Eruptions, Blotches, Pimples. Riim-. worms, Shinjfles, Breakings- out on the l'nee Nose F. nrs, and Eyelids, Sore mid Inflamed E\ es, Sore Heads, and other Scorbutic Humours The ES SENCE OF MUSTARD is perhaps tbe most active, penetrating, and efficacious Remedy in the World' curing the severest SPRAINS AND BRUISES in less than Half the Time usually tnken by any otber Liniment or Embrocation, it also heals Cuts, Punctures from Sharp Instruments, Nails, Thorns, Splinters, & r, with incredible Facility, without Smart or Pain preventing Inflnniiuat'on and Festering, anil is equally useful in the various Aeeidenls ofAuimals — in short it is ti domestic Remedy of such llltcnntiutiti Excellence ayd Utility, thai no" Family sensible to its own Comfort should1 ever he without it. Prepared only, nnd sold by R . JOHNS- ION. Apothecary, Greek- Street, Sohn, Loudon The Es- enee tun! PiH^ at 2s. 9d. each ; the Cerate nt 1 •. Hd. mnl is. Q I* They are also sold by W. FDDOWFS, Shrewsbury, and may be had of every Medicine Vender In tiie United Kingdom. *** The Genuine ha' a Block Ink " tamp, with tlie. Name of R. JOHNSTON, inserted on it. L< » N DO>— SATURDAY. A Flanders paper of the 17th, under the head of C) » si ua, states that the Janissaries have made themselves masters of the S< ragho at Constantino- ple, and that the Grand Seigui . r has fled to Scutari. The Dublin Papers of the 17th are occupied with the lare disgraceful outrage at the theatre, which at pieseni supersedes every other subject of co:. versa) ion v reflection. After an investigation of the conduct, of that part of the Police stationed in the gallery, a repo. t of which was laid before his E. seeileaev, hi Lordship i. s-.. ed hi. v commands for the dis ssal forthwith of Serjeant Ryan and his party. ( Si <• iili page.) Ii appears froui the Dublin Papers received this day, that the officers of the Crown had not deter- mined wbetb( r to prosecute the perpetrators of the late atrocious outrage . at tlie Theatre for High Treason, or for a Biot.; An application was made ou Wednesday to admit the offending parties ( who ft re of low situation iu life) to bail, but ihe presi. ing Magistrate said he could not come to any decision at present, being of opinion that, coupled with the preceding transactions, the- offence. amounted to a levying of war against the King and Government, which is High 7' reason, and that those persons with whom he was bound to consult concurred with him i. i bis opinion. Oil Wednesday, four persons, named Penre't. Ca'/ » nphr< were con- victed of a similar offence, in keeping the 4 hell,' No. 3..', Pall- malL One of the witnesses for the prosecution, a young* officer in the army, stated that he had lost liis wuole fortune ( more than i/ 20,000) at these houses. i\ i. ieteen Gambler?!, taken last night at a petit i( hell," in Biiry- street, St. James's, by Mr. Halls, the Magistrate, and officers, were this morning b ought befo; e the Magistrates at Bow- street, and e/ ter an in vest; g* ation of the case they were con- victed. when four of them were ordered to be kept t> hard labour in the House of Cone tion, Cold- bath- fields, for 3 months, and two for 1 mouth. Eight were ordered to find hail for their good conduct for 12 months, and the rest were discharged on recognizance; Between two and three o'clock this morning, a dreadful fire broke out in Long's Hotel, at the corner of Clifton- street, Bond- street. The house is reduced to a mere . shell, nothing being left but the wails. The fire raged with so much fury, that a very small portion of the valuable furniture could be saved. Though the hotel was crowded with inmates, providentially no lives were lost.— The property was insured Howard and Gibbs' third examination under their bankruptcy commenced on Saturday last : their Counsel stated the creditors would receive- 20s. i: i th,' pound, and eave a surplus to tbe bankrupts of £ 70.000 — This statement is pronounced fallacious bv. the Assignees. of BANKRUPTS, DBCPMBGK 21.— George Allot, S > tidalI Magna, Yorkshire, tobacco and snuff maun factnrer.- John Saxty, of Ratheaston, near Bath, sa Idler and harness' maker,—- Humphrey Humphreys, late of Wells How, Islington, Middlesex, grocer. — James Ward, of Stratford- upon- Avon, stationer.- ™ Thomas Buxton, of Ii/ gol, near Preston, Lancashire, c- » rn- merehant — R hcrt White, late of Maiden Brad- lev, Wilt*, farmer and meatman.— John J > nes, of Great Coinnier." ial- hniidings, Blackfriars road, Sur- rey. b; tbeidasher - William Cl. ilds, of Whitehall, Westminster, victuallei — John fang, late of Man Chester, draper. — John Charb s E d > ai'ds, of Throg- moi'on- street, London, and of Compton- street, East, Brunswick square, Middlesex, stock broker. POSTSCRIPT. LONDON, Monday Nigh I, Dec. 23, 1822. The Hon. W. Hill, Minister Plenipotentiary at Turn., is sa. il lo have been nominated to the vacant office of Under Secretary of State for !''< » - reluii Allans, aud is now oil his road lo this ct, in. try fo.- lital purpose. ' I lie Rev. John Robert Edunrds, SI A. second seu of Hie lale ll< v. Turner Edwards, Vicar of Oswestry, in this county, aud of Llausiliii, Deu- b. tthsnire, was, ou the 10th ult. elected Fellow of Pembroke College, Oxford ' I lie ' I'tntli Annual Charity Sermon was lately delivered at Prees, for the benevolent purpose of clothing many of the numerous poor children ot . lie paiish aiul township of Prces who attend Churcn; and the coliection made, pursuant to the same, amounted lo £ 16. 3s. Gd. Additional Subscriptions to the Good Samaritan Society, at ihe Methodist Chapel, St. John's Hill : Hon'. II. G. Bennet, M. P £ 0 10 0 Mr. lit ocas 1 0 0 A Friend, hv Mrs. Brazier 0 8 0 W. C. Esq. by Mr. Hulbert 0 3 0 DONATIONS. Mrs. Edwardes, Quumj t'lace 1 0 0 Mr. Green, L- mlim 0 10 0 Lasl week, Joseph Prycc, Esq. of IJorr. injjton, in this county, slave to the poor in that neighbourhood upwards of 101.0 lbs. weight of beef, being the greatest pait of two good cows; and on Sunday last be gave 3d. per head to upwards ot 100 j. oor Children al the . Sunday School. Committed to our County Gaol, John Moore, charged w ith having, hy means of a counterfeit letlei, written in another man's name, falsely obtained and got into his possession three pockets of Imps, of the value of thirteen pounds and upwards, from Thomas Dixon ; als. i John Heath and John Anliers, charged with stealing a piece of beef, of ihe value of Uvu shillings, the property of James Bayley. The following are stated to be the prices at which a portion of Sir J. G. Egerlon's stud, at Ooilon, were sold oilTnesday :— S lulhsaytr £ 210; F. ditisbury £ 120; Astbury £ 70; Yearling by Cestnaii £ 32 ; Young Ceslrian £ 22; & c. Sue, Fire, at Brytkinallt. It is with regret we stale that a fire broke out, at one o'clock oil Monday last, at Bryukiunilt, the mansion uf Lord Viscount I ' uugaauon. The fire originated from his Lordship's cook making use of an old oven, lor the purpose of haklllg some large, Christmas pies, & c It is supposed that the Hue was defective, as the liie communicated wilh s,, ine timber in Ihe building, and llience lo the pantry and rooms adjoining; and had il not been lor Lbe timely exertions of the Hon, Charles Trevor's groom, who perceived the fire as he was going to water his horses, the whole mansion Mould pro- bably have been destroyed hy the devouring element. The groom, however, wiih the assistance of some of the rest of the family, succeeded iu extinguishing the flames: Ihe engine continued playing upon the house for some hoius YVe arc happy to add, thai, though his Lordship has sus lained some loss, yet it is . lot so great as might have been expected from such a cat- u- lrophe. The Duke of Wellington arrived in town last night, ' file return ot his Grace had a favourable cflT. o on ihc Funds this or: ing, it being consi- di- ied that hi had succeeded in preserving peace between Franc, and Spain, Consols tor Accouut - Three and a half per Cent. I) IJ. We I Irs morning received German Papers to the 1 Sth instant Another attempt has beeu made to burn the Turkish fl it by the Greeks, and with singular success It took place off the Is and of Teuedos, and was effected hy the same sailors who were employed in Ihe former eulerprize. The Admiral's ship, with Ihe Capita i Pacha and 2500 men, w as blown up, and a frigate of 3G guns taken. A general meeting of the inhabitants of Dublin took place on Friday, to express Ih. ir indignation at ihe late atrocious attack upou the Viceroy — The Counties are preparing to meet for the same purpose, and Town and City Meetings are also in progress. SHREWSBURY. WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 25. MARRIED. On Thursday last, at Claines, near Worcester, by the Rev. John Sleuth, D. D. Prebendary of St. Paul's, and High Master of St. Paul's School, the Rev. Henry James Hastings, of Martley, Worces- tershire, to Theodosia Eleanor Parsons, second daughter of the late John Parsons, Esq. of the Miodie Temple. On Thursday last, at Hampton Church, hy the Rev Mr. G" ode. iough, John Harding', Ksq. to Frances Russell, relict of W. H. Russell, Esq. of P iwick Court, Worcestershire, and youngest daughter of George Thornhill, Esq. of Diddingtou, Huntingdonshire. Oil the 16th inst. by special licence, at St. Ann's Chinch, hy his Grace the Archbishop of Dublin, Richard ll< vwood, Esq. banker, of Manchester, to Jane, second daughter uf the Right lion and Mosl Rev. William Magee, D. D. Lord Archbishop of Dublin. 0,1 the 14th inst. at Blymhill, Mr. Thomas Mere di: h, of Brewood, to Abigail, third daughter of Mr. Furber, of Tunstall. DIED. On the 6th inst. at Marlon, ill Craven, aged 74, Mary, relict of the late Reginald lleber, LL. B. Rector of that place. On tlie Otli inst. at Cheltenham, Mrs. Evans relict nf the late W. Evans, Esq. of Burton Court, Herefordshire. Oo Thursday last, at her residence in Lambeth, in the h3d year of her age, Mrs. Rachel Whitfeld widow ofthe late Lieut- Col. Whitfeld. On Thursday last, at Little Stretton, in this county, ut nn advanced age, much esteemed and respected, Mrs. Bridgmau, onlv sister of the late William Waring, Esq. of ( hurcli'Stretton Lately, at the house of > 1 r. John Smart, Welling- ton, ill this county, Mrs. Elizabeth Hodges, late of Longnor. Oil the Gth iust at Whixall, in this county Susan, eldest daughter of the late Rev. Robert Pryce, of that place. Visiting Clergyman this week at Ihe Infirmary, the Rev. Johu Wilde: House Visitors, A] George Grant aud Mr. Thomas Birch. The Premiums, & e. offered hy Ihe Shropshire Agricultural Society for the year ensuing, are advertised in our third page. We have in our 4th page inserted a second I Iter, by u Mercator," on Ihc Distress of the Agricultural Interest. It was generally under stood lhat Mr. Canning vvas the writer who hail adopted Ihc above signature, hut we are assured that MKIICATOR is Mr. Gladstone, a most inti mate friend of the Right Hon. Secretary. We are informed, that several severe accident: occurred iu this town oil Monday morning, owing to the slipper. ness of the streets, & c. occasioned by the small rain which fell lhat morning aud became ice almost as soon as it reached the ground. Should a recurrence of Ihe same weather happen, which is very probable, such accidents would be prevented if the occupiers of the different houses would lake Ihe trouble uf scattering a few ashes " before Iheir premises. FATAL SLIDING.— Monday afternoon, at Lei. cester, six boys, sons of respectable parents in that neighbourhood, on returning from school, went to slide on a pond near the Infirmary, when the ice broke, and four of them were drowned! Superior Hereford Ox. In recording the proceedings of the Shropshire Agricultural Society, and oil various olhtr occa- sions, it has :> een oer duty to notice many superior animals of the Hereford breed either exhibited or soil hy that celebrated breeder uf stock, Mr. Bed- does, of Diddlebury, iu this county. We siaud in our last Journal, lhat, at tiie late Ludlow fair, Mr B. d . oes sold one of his noble Hereford oxen to Mr. Sankey, of Clungunford, for 50 guineas—. price which, in these times, is of itself sufficient to mark the estimation in which Mr, B's slock is held hy competent judges. On Saturday, the 14lh iust. this fine anim;. l was killed ( being shot, ai. d not knocked down); and on Tuesday the I7lh, was cut up, a numerous body of gentle. nee. farm rs, anil other respectable individuals having a- s, nibl. il lo inspect the dissected portions, which, for quality aud appearance they pro. lounc, o superior to that of any ox they had ever seen. T he two fore quarters weighed KI88ibs. or 544ibs. eacli; the Iwo hind quarters 1012lbs. ur 50( iibs. each; the whofc four quailers 2lc0lbs.; the hide ( which was remarkably thin) tcighed 132 lis ; rough fat 25libs.— The respectable company who had in. speetid the several parts of this beautiful animal afterwards assembled at Ihe Roeke's A ms, Clun. gunford, where they paitook ofa liberal treat pro vided at the expense of Mr. Beddoes.— So anxious were the respectability of the neighbourhood to obtain portions of this ox, that it is pi.• sinned Mr. Sankey will he amply remunerated for his spirited purchase.— The longue alone sold for 10-. 6d. WAI. ES. MARRIED. On the 13th iust. at Dolgclly, Mr. V. E. Jones, to Miss Jane Lewis, both of that place.— The most marked respect vvas paid to this young couple on their nuptials. The bridegroom is the celebrated Burd ' diri//> fi ' inert lot') who was chaired at the late Brecon Eisteddfod, uud won the Meual for the hest Amdl " outhe Regency." DIED. On the 13th ult. the Rev. Evan Evans, A. B Rector of Hirnant, Montgomeryshire ( a gentleman iu the meridian of life), retired to rest in good health, aud was found a corpse in the morning ! O. i the L9th inst. after a short but severe illness, Cyuric Lloyd, Esq. of Glodriaeth', Carnarvonshire. On the 2'! th instant, at the residence of Mrs. Johnson, Upper Soughton, in the county of Flint, after a long and protracted illness, Thoinas Heron Ravenscroft, Esq. aged 46. At Llangollen, much lamented by his employers, Simon Roberts, for more than thirty- fire years gardener to Lady Eleanor Butler and the Hon. Miss Ponsoiibv. On the" 7th' inst. Mr. Allwood, of Bron'ngtonJ Flintshire ; a man well respected by all who knew liiin. Lately, at Aberystwith, Mrs. Blackwall, aunt of the late Mrs. Garden, of Redcliff- crescent, Bristol. The next EISTEDDFOD will beheld at CAR- MARTHEN, on lhe 13th, 14th, and 15th, of August next. Lord Gwydyr has made a most liberal reduction in his rents, not only to his tenantry at Llanr v I, hul tl. ii'ugiiout ins esta. es in fc.. ig, aiui a., o Scot- land. About two years ago be reduced 17 per cent, and this year 25 percent, making in all 42 per cent. In the storm on the 5th instant, Ihe tries in Glynllifou Park, the seat of Lord Newhorough, si, ff red severely, nearly 401) were blown over; also i I the woods belonging to Lady Bulkeley, near Bennarth, the heads of several large trees were twisted off, and some were literally split in half from tlie top to the ground. SHOCKING MURUFR AND HOBKERY.— A dreadful murder was perpetrated iu the village of Llanbedr, Carnarvonshire, on Monday night. Jane Williams, an aged widow, many years a respectable shop- keeper, in Ihe above village, and who was generally thought lo have amassed a little wealth, was found murdered behind her shop counter on Tuesday morning. A little granddaughter declared that in the night she heard her grandmother cry murder two or three times, but was too much frlghleiH'd to stir. Three persons are supposed to have h. en concerned. They bad dragged their unfortunate victim from her bid ; llle shop diaw- crs, & LC. were broken open, and several articles stolen, as well as what money she might have had in ll. em. We h ive not heard of any clue being yet afforded by which to trace the wretches. ( Old) Barley ( New; ( Old) Oats Peas MARKET HERAIiD. SH URWSBUUY. In onr Market, on Saturday last, the price of Hides was 5d. per lb.— Call Skins ( jd— Tallow is^ d. Wheat ( New) 66. ^ 43 i'l , 5 0 = 83 8 j The Quarter of 3 10 I — U' 5 1 eightWniehes- 3 6 [ § \ ' 2o tii I t r Bushels, or 4 2 f 18 ' 256 Quarts. 0 ik ' 00 o J CORN EXCHANGE, DE EMBEH 23. We had a g- ood supply of Wheat this morning from Essex and Kent, but very iittle from any other county; the sales were nut so brisk as on Friday, but prime picked samples obtained an advance, of 2s. per quarter on the prices of this day se'nuig'ht. Barley is 2s. per quarter cheaper, and heavy sale at that abatement, the late arrivals having* enabled the Maltsters to stock themselves fully, so that they are not disposed lo purchase any more for the present. Oat?' are Is. per quarter lower, but tine fresh Corn went off tolerably tree at that decline. In Beans, Peas, and Flour, there is no alteration. Current Price of Cram per Quarter, as under : Wheat 36s to 50* t White Peas to BirJey 28s to 34s I Beans.. 20s to 30s Mult * 44* to 00s I Oats ' 23s lo 25s Fine Flour 35s to 40s per sack ; Seconds 30s to 35s ^ M Hi! VI ELI) ( per st. of till) sinking offal). MONDAY, DF- C. 23. — Although the supplies are short to- day, the trade is Oat in proportion ; the prices are down of course, and the best Cutters do not support our quotation below. Ordinary and middling Beef is almost as low as ever it was. The town is very full of meat, and hut little is wanted, so that, in tact, for the grazier's sake, there ought to have beeu no market at all' to- day. Mutton ia lower, and the trade heavy; few pens reach the price below, and the greater part of good Muttons aie sold at near 5d. per lb. Prices returned bit the Clerk of the Market. Beef ... 3s Od lo 4s "() d I Veal 3s 0d to 6s Od. Mutton 3s Od to 3s 6d | Pork 3s Od to 4s Od. Lamb 0s Od to 0s Od \ Beasts 1,002 . Sheep 4.3S0 ? Calves l50lP. os 100 FRIDAY MONDAY... - s Beasts 1,734 Sheep... 15,94<> } Calves I' 20 I Pigs 220 LIVERPOOL CORN EXCHANGE. Wheat 4s. 3d to 6s. 6d per 701b. Barley 3s. fid. to 4s. lOd. perOOlhs. Oats..* 2s. 4d to 2s. 8d per45lhs. Malt 7s. Od. to 8s. 3d. pei30qts. Fine Flour 28s. Od to 3K 0d. per240lbs BRISTOL CORN EXCHANGE. Spring price of Wheat, per sack s. d. s. d. of 3311b « 00 0 to 00 0 Foreign Wheat per hush, of 8 gall. 3 6 to 4 0 English Wheat, ditto 4 6 to 6 0 Mailing Barley, ditto 3 6 to 4 0 Mall, ditlo 5 6 to 6 6 Flour, Fine, per sack of 2c. 2q. 5lbs 36 0 to 38 0 Seconds ditto 30 0 to 33 0 Oats, Old, per 8 gall 2 3 to 2 10 BIRMINGHAM, THURSDAY, DEC 19. Wheat 3s. Od. lo 7s. Od. New ditto 5s. 3d to 6s. Od. Barley 3s. 3d. to 3s 9d. Oats 2s 6d. to 3s. Od. Beans 3s nd. to 4s. Od. Peas 3s. 6d. to 4s. 9d. ( Winchester measure). Wheat was still a little on the advance.— Barley fell full 2s. per quarter. CATTLE- MARKRT RETURN. Neat Cattle, 343; Sheep, 479; Pigs, 497. ( SiUnlman ^ ftcttljts* No. IV. To the Editor of the Salopian Journal. Sm, My last SKETCH was devoted to the Iiarp of Wales. The transition from music to poetry is easy and natural. 1 design, therefore, on the present occasion, to say something about ti. e ancient '. VeJsh bards, - those, 1 mean, that give celebrity to the tirst epoch of Welsh literature. For it may not be generally known, that there are two eras particuluily distinguished, in the history of Wales,, for the poetical genius, by wh. ch tcey were adorned. These aie the sixth and twelfth centuries. It is of the votaries of the nu en. who lived during- the first, or these periods, that I now purpose to gi. e some ; c. mint; and among them I shali confine myself to i e mo*! eminent, who, as the popular voice hei immeniirially pointed ihem out, are Taliesiny zio. urin, and Llywarcb Hen. 7 he iirst of these was a native of Wales, and consumed, amongst her mountains, the ta; er of life, dedicating to favouiite aw.- n his youth, his manhood, and his declining years. 1 he two latter were k m, in the North of England, among a people, w'mj claimed Kindred origin with the inhabitants of Wales, and who were identified with them both in manners and language, " hey were, in a word, Ci/ wiy ; and the two bards, of whom 1 am speaking, have, there- fore, ever been enrolled amongst the poets of that country, w hich proved to hern an id « > « during the troubles of their nai ve land, aud became, at once, the nurse of their genius aud the guardian of their fame. I begin with Taliesin, as he is more emphatically Welsh than the other two But, however he may on this account, he entitled to the precedence, cannot but admit, that his claim to this distinction for any other reason is extremely equivocal. In popular repute, indeed, he has always stood pre- eminent, majestically lording it over his bardic compeers. Not only in Wales has this been the case, but, wherever Welsh poetiy has been at all known, the name of Taiiesin has beeu associated with it as that of its brightest ornament But the fact seems to be, that Taliesiu has been more eulogised than read, an i, perhaps 3 may add, more read than understood. Of ail Hie early poets e" Wales he is, decidedly, ttie most obscure ; for however the irradiations of genius may occasional shed their lustre1 upou his productions, their genera characteristic is a mystical gloom, which no inge- nuity can now penetrate. his is, obviously, the result of the bard's proficiency in the occult lore of the Druids, to wh ch he appears to have been remarkably attached. Ilukvd, he is the only Welsh poet, ihat seems to have made this specie s of learn- ing nss particular study. Several of his effusions are expressly devote d to it ; a, « d ot'ie. s, that are nominally historical, nre strongly i impregnated with his mystical ' predilections. Of the seventy- eight poems, however, preserved under his name, theie are a few of a litferent character; and many passages might be detached from others, which indicate, at once, the genius and taste ofthe poet. I shall subjoin two short extracts • s » justification of what 1 have now said. The first is from the " Battle of Argoed Llwyvaiu," which I shall quote in the spirited translation of the late Mr. Whitehead. Morning rose, the issuing sun Saw the dreadful fight begun ; And the sun's descending ray Closed the battle, closed the day. Flamddwyn* po. n ' d bis rapid bands, Legions four, oVr Reged's lands. The numerous host, from side to side, P > ur'd destruction far and wide ; From Argoed's summits, forest crown'd, 7 o steep Arvynydd's utmost bound. Short their triumph, short their sway, Born and ended with the day. The whole poem is in a similar strain, and is well worthy of the reputed fame of the author. The lines that follow are extracted from another of his historical p > ems . the version is literal. I saw mighty men, Who thronged together at the shout: I saw blood on the ground From the assault of swords. They tinged with blue the wings of the dawn, When they flung forth their ashen spears. It is impossible not to be struck with the novelty as well as poetical beauty of the thought conveyed in the last couplet. I lad Taliesin written always thus, how well would he have merited tl e renown, which the popular suffrages have conceded to him. Of Anenrin it may be said, in a few words, that his poetry is more uniform, and far less obscure, than that of Taliesin, being entirely free from any mixture of Druidical myst: cism. ' There are but two productions extant under his name, and one only of these bears internal evidence of its genuine- ness. This is the Gododin, the most celebrated, as well as the longest, of all the ancient Welsh poems:- it sings or the disastrous battle of Cat- traeth, which proved fatal to the power of ti e Cymry of North Britain, and ih consequence of which Aneuriu and his family were compelled to seek refuge in Wales. The Gododin is not, how- ever, as some have imagined; an epic poem : it is rather heroic th n epic, and, at all events, has nothing in common whh the ce'e- rated master- pieces of other countries, which hear the latter ' esignnti ij. It must not be* iudgv •, therefore, by the rules of Aristotle or RosSu. It has no well- contrived fable, no regular '' design, no defioi e object. Whatever may have been its original form ( for ; t has, evidently, descended t 1 us in a mutilated state), it presents now little m we than a * A name given by the Welsh bards to the celebrated Saxon chieftain, Ida. It implies The Flame- bearer. collection of elegiac and encomiastic stanzas on the warriors wbo felt in the battle, iu which the poet was also engaged. The style, like the subject, is devious and irregular, and resembles an assemblage of mountain oaks in their native rudeness and dis- order. The poem, in short, may be characterized, i: i the words of au ingenious writer,* rather as so many u poetic memoruntia of a disastrous conflict, j. ehiied. by a person who had witnessed its events in all the confusion, in which they hud occurred, than as a vveil conceived and artfully arranged series of individual contests, like the poem of Homer, which, though genuine as to the author, , yet contains incidents, which the poet's invention has arranged as it pleased." And, to adopt tffe exp ession ofthe same writer in another place, the G dodin u has no elegant or artificial invocations : the bard was a warrior and had fought in the c on'diet he describes. He was commemorating friends and fellow soldiers : he had to state what he saw. There is, therefore, no reflective or eiined address. He bursts at once into his subject, and begins by describing, uot his plan or purpose, but one of his heroes." The metre, in which the Gododin is written, is a mixture of the lyric and the full heroic rhyme mtnoh to Welsh poetry. The opening liues, alluded to in the extract last quoted, are in the lyric measu. e ; and i here subjoin a metrical English version of tbem, and which is, at the same time, as literal as the different characteristics of the two languages will allow. Lo ! the youth, in mind a man, Daring in the battle's van ! See the splendid warrior's speed On his fleet and tlijck- maned steed. As his buckler, beaming wide, Decks the courser's slender si , e, With his steel of spotless mould, Ermined vest, and spurs of gold. Think not, youth, that e'er from me Hate or spleen shall flow to thee : Nobler meed thy virtues claim, Eulogy and deathless fame. Aii ! much sooner comes thy bier Than thy nuptial feast, I fear ; Ere thou mak'st the foeman bleed, Ravens on thy corse shall feed. Ovvain, lov'd companion, friend, To hires a prey— is this thy end ? Tell me, steed, on what sad plain Thy ill- fated lord was slain ? Another passage, which contains a specimen of the " full heroic rhyme" above mentioned, will be sufficient to give the English reader some notion of the Gododin. The translation in this case is still more literal than in the former. None made the social hall so free from care As gentle Cynon, Clinion's sovereign lord ; For highest rank he never proudly strove, Aud whom he once had known he ne'er would slight. Vet was his spear keen pointed and well knew To pierce, with truest aim, th' embattled line. Swift flew his steed to meet the hostile storm, And death sat on his lance, as, with the dawn, He rush'd to war in glory's brilliant day. There is something in this passage calculated to awaken our classical recollections. It supplies, in particular, a parallel to some parts of the Iliad, in which the same interest1 ng allusion to the private qualities of a fal len chief accompanies the eomme- mo ation of his heroic virtues ; a feature, that may likewise he traced in the strains of the Bard of Co a. But the poem of Aneurin, I repeat, has nothing in common with the general characteristics either of the Homeric muse, or of the reputed effusions of Ossian. Such accidental resemblances as that here noticed belong to the na ural affinities of genius, when acting un er tbe impulse of feeling, and unembarassed by any a tificial restraints. It was my intention to add to the foregoing- some notice of Llywarch Hen, who completes the bardic triumvirate above mentioned. But the length to which iny observations have unexpectedly carried me, compels me snddenly to check my career, and to reserve what I had to say for some future SKETCH. ORDOVEX. DEC. 21, 1822. RPHE PARTNERSHIP of PRICHARD » aud EVANS having this Day expired, Mr. J. PRICHARD takes the earliest Opportunity of thanking very sincerely, on the Behalf of his Mother, those Friends who have kindly given their Support to the Firm during its Continuance. He begs Leave also to inform them and the Public, that he has entered into PARTNERSHIP with Mr. BIJitD, Surgeon to the Infirmary, with whom it is his Intention to practise, under the Firm of BCRD aud PRICHARD, e/ ery Branch of his Profession, for which Purpose he most respectfully solicits a Continuance of that professional Confidence so long enjoyed by his late Father. SWAN HILL, DEt\ 25TH. CLAREMONT HILL. FPARKES informs his Friends that . his SCHOOL re- opens ou MONDAY, Janu- ary 20th, 1823. DECEMBER 24, 1822. BaYNYFFYWNON, IV R EX HA M. ISS KF. NRICK'S SCHOOL will open, after the Christinas Vacation, January loth, WANTS a Situation, a Youns; Man, as an Under- Assistant to a Druggist, or a Druggist and Grocer.— A moderate Salary will be expected.— For a Reference apply to THE PRINTER of this Paper. HAVEN'- STREHT, SHREWSBURY. R. G. F. I). EVANS, in announc- ing the Expiration of his Partnership, begs to express his GRATITUDE to his Friends and the Public, for tbe many Favours conferred upon him both during that Period and from the Commence- ment of his Practice; and to intimate a Hope thai, pursuing his Profession in future on his own Account, he . nay be honoured with a Continuance of that Confidence which he has hitherto so liberall y experienced, aud which it has ever been his most earnest Endeavour to deserve. Mr. EVANS continues to practise as a CON- SULTING and OPERATING SURGEON, and ACCOUCHEUR, aud to attend ill all Medical Cases as usual. Sh r op ski re Lieutenancy. "] VTOTICE is hereby given, That a 11 GENERAL MEETING of His Majesty's Lieutenancy of the Counly of Salop, will be held at the Shire Hall, iu Shrewsbury, in the Ccu ity of Salop, on Saturday, the llth Day of January, IS23, at Twelve o'Cloek at Noon. LOXDALE, Clerk o' the General Meetings. C/ eaage friendly Society. HHHE Members are hereby informed, S. that there will be but Four Meetings in the Year: the First Saturday in March, the First Saturday in June, the First Saturday iu September, and the First Saturday in December. All Sick Members must apply to the Stewards, who will \\ r A NT ED to Rent, in the Neiah-, . , ... . I • ? bourhood or within two or three Miles of ! &' rve tl, e'," ™ °, der to reccive , heir PaJ ° f Mr. Shrewsbury, a respectable DWELLING HOUSE, unfurnished, three- stalled Stableand Chaise llouse, • ood Yard and Garden ; if a few Acres of with Land may be had therewith, tlie more agreeable.— Particulars, stating the Number and Size of the Rooms, the Rent, and Taxes, to be left with THE PRINTER. Stewards. "| TMIE SALOPI AN LODGE.. f Free ^ and Accepted Masons, No. 498, w'll celebrate the Festival of Sai. it John the Evangelist, on FRIDAY, the .7th Instant, at Brother Jones's, CROWN INN, Shrewsbury, where the Company of Visiting Brothers will he esteemed a Flavour. By Order of the W. M. T. GROVES, Secretary. ( Cj* Dinner on the Table at 4 o'Clock precisely. Dec. 19, 1822. * Mr Turner, in his very able " Vindication of the Ancient Welsh Bards." HUNTING. Sir Edwai d Smythe's Fox Hounds will meet Thursday, Dec. 2Glh Cross Hill Saturday, 281b The Kennel Tuesday, 31st Shaw bury Wlote Gates Thursdays Jail- .... Coudover Halt At half past ten. Saturday, 4th Atcham Bridge At eleven. vir Richard Puleston's Fox Hounds will meet Thursday, Dec. 26th Penley Chapel Monday, 30! h F. mrai Wednesday, Jan. lst Twemlows At eleven. Mr. Mi/ tton's Hounds will meet Thursday, Dec.' 26th Chirk Castle At half past ten. Mr. Han's Fox Hounds meet Thursday, Dec. 2dth Stvche Saturday, 28th Woore At ten. The Ludloiv Subscription Fox Hounds will meet Friday, Dec. 57th Seifton Forest f nesday, 31st . Ashton Fi idav, Jan. 3d Ouibury Tuesday, Vth Kvrewood Friday," lOth Tar Grove Tuesday, 14th Powksinore At ten. Chirk Harriers. On the 3d of January, a Stag will he turned out ten miles from Shrewsbury, on the Oswestry Road, precisely at eleven. The Worcestershire Hounds meet " lrirs lay, Dec. 26th. Fengate- on- Morfe Saturday, 28th ... Fox, on Shipley Common The Cheshire Hounds meet Thursday, Dee 26th High Legh Saturday, 28th Delsmere House Monday, 30th Norton Wednesday, Jan. 1st Weaver Hall Friday, 3d ,„., Barr- bridge Saturday, 4th Duddon Ileatli At half past ten. NOTICE is hereby given, that the CO- PARTNERSHIP lately subsisting be- tween us the undersigned SAMUEL SMITtI, WILLIAM SMITH, CHARLES LUV1LEV, GEORGE DAVIS, and THOMAS DAVIS, in the Trade or Business o Brick and Tiie Makers, at WOODLANDS, iu the Parish of Madeley, in the County of Salop, trading in the Firm' of THE WOODIANDS BRICK AND TILE COMPANY, wa- DISSOLVED on the 21st Day of March, 1821, by mutual Consent, so fur ns regards . lie said GEORGE DAVIS and THOMAS DAVIS. V e said Trade or Business will iu future be carried oil by the said SAMUEI. SMITH, WILLIAM SMITH, and CHARLES LUMLEY, bv whom all Debts will l>< paid and received. As Wit. ess our Hands, this 25th Day of October, 1822. SAML. SMITH, WM. SMITH, CHAS. LUMLEY, GEO. DAVIS, TI10S. DAVIS. Witness to the Signing, JOHN WASE. ON the 1st of January, 1823, published, Price Is. No. 13, being s. SMITH & CO. Brick and Tile Manufacturers, WOODLANDS, Aear Coalbrookdale, Salop, RESPECTFULLY return their most grateful Acknowledgments to their Friends and the Public in general, for the very liberal Support they have received s'nee their Commence- ment in the above Business, and beg to solicit a Continuance of the same; assuming them the strictest Attention will always be pad to the manufacturing of their Goods in the best Manner, and executing Orders upon tbe shortest Notice and upon reason ble Terms. They also request the immediate Payment of the outstanding Debts ! o Mr. SAMUEL SMITH, of Madeley, Salop, who is authorized to receive the same, and to pay any Accounts which may be due from tbe Concern. Madeley, December 14, 1822. Feathers Inn Posting House, BARN HILL, CHESHIRE. mmmmw m ® wmm OST respectfully act] uuint> the No- . bility, Gentry, Commercial Gentleman, and the Public in general, that he has taken and entered upon the above Inn, whiph he has fitted up w ith every comfortable Accommodation, and has laid in an extensive Stock of Wines and Spirits of the best Quality ; and begs Leave to solicit their Pa- tronage, assuring them that every Attention will be paid to their Comfort, trusting, by a proper ami uniform Conduct, to merit their Confidence and kind Support. it. B. further begs Leave to inform the Nobility and Gentry, that the Whole of the Premises h < ve undergone a thorough Repair, and he has provided himself with good Post Horses, neat Chaises, and careful Drivers, which may be had at the shortest Notice. TO PLANTERS, &, c. TO BE SOLD, At THE ISLE, four Miles from Shrewsbury ; \ SH and ELM TIMBER ; a Quan- tity of POLES, fit for Rails and other Purposes ; and about Ten Thousand fine young healthy ASH TREES, from five to eight' Feet high, fit for transplanting. For Particulars apply to LEWIS LEE, at The Isle Gate. TO BUILDERS. NY Persons desirous of Contracting for the Construction of a STONE ARCH over Ledwick Brook, at the Village of CAINHAM, near Ludlow, are requested to send Proposals, to the Office of the CLERK OF THE PEACE of the County of Salop, at the Shire Hall, sealed up, and endorsed Proposals for building Cainham Bridge," 011 or before Thursday, the 9th\> f January next. The Contractor must be provided with proper Sureties for the due Performance of his Contract, and for upholding the same for Seven Years after its Complet on. A Plan and Specification of the Work may be seen by applying at the Oflice of the CLERK OF THE PEACE ; or to the COUNTY SURVEYOR, at the Caual Office, Ellesmere. LOXDALE, C. P. FAMILY RF^ IDENCET^ TO BE LET, Yearly, or for a Term of Years, and entered upon at Lady- Day next, SITUATE in the Village of Hanwood, within four Miles Distance of Shrewsbury ; comprising at handsome Entranoe Hall, Drawing Room, Dining Room, and Breakfast Parlour, the latter opening into a pleasant Conservatory and Vinery, eight good Bed Chambers, Kitchens, aud other suitable Offices, a Coach House, a Four- stalled Stable, and Cow- House, Garden, Shrubberies, and 14 Acres of very excellent Land. The Whole suited either to a private or moderately enlarged Establishment. The Parish Rates are extremely moderate, and the Church only a short Distance from the House.— Apply to H. WASTER, Esq. Meole ; or Mr. WM. HARI. EY, Shrewsbiuy. ( fj- Letters to be Post- paid. { f^ r1 This Advertisement will not be continued. w YLD, the Treasurer. THOMAS HULITT, J WILLIAM CARTER, j CRESSAGE, DEC. 23, 1822. TIIE SELECT MAGAZINE. will be , uc. ng the First Number of the Third Voiuuie ot THE SELECT MAGAZINE.- To be continued Monthly. Pr nted by F. IIOI'I. STON and SON, Wellington, Salop; & soid by Scatchord ct Co. A ve- Maria- Lane, London ; W. White aud Co. St. Andrew's Street, Edinburgh ; ami R. M. Tims, Grafton- Street, Dublin ; of whom may be had Vols. 1 and 2, ueatly half- bound, Price 7s.' each. The Conductors of the above- mentioned Work, at the Conclusion ofthe first > ear of their Labours, beg Leave to call the Attention of the Public to this their Monthly Publication. Its Objects, they trust, are such os will not fail, to commend themselves to such intelligent and enquiring Youth as are desirous of unitii g in their Reading, correct Taste, useful Knowledge, and soiid P ety. Its Contents are partly original, and partly selected: a, d they hope," that each Department will be so conducted, that their Magazine will uot only form an agreeable Monthly Visitor, intro ducing to their Readers Subjectsat once diversified, inieiesting, and scientific; hut will, likewise, be- come eventually a choice and well- stored Library, containing, in Addition to much origiual Maiter, some of the most valuable Articles in the English Language; to which plea nag and proti, able R,' " eieace ni y be made in subsequent Years. Great Care has been taken to exclude from their Pages every iinuioial Sentiment and indelicate Allusion. 1 heir Volumes, they hope, may be read in the Family Circle, from Beginning to End, without raising a Blush, or exciting the least Impropriety of Feeling. And with'Respect to Religion, though tliey would carefully avoid the laboured Effort to introduce it, aud especially in its graver and less welcome Forms, yet they still feel desirous that its Influence should i,' e perceptible through the Whole of their Work. A slight Alteration has taken place in a Part of . heir original Plan. Some of their Articles, tl. ev perceive, were in the first Instance somewhat too juvenile to suit the general Tas'e. This Defect, however, they have endeavoured in their li ter Numbers to remedy : and they hone, n their sub- sequent Pages, to admit nothing which CMI in strict Propriety he denominated PUERII F. Their Embel- lishments also will assume a more ma , ly Cast: these will consist chiefiv of Portraits ' of such Characters as lave heen long known, or greatly distinguished; whether as vines, a. Statesmen, as Poets, as Historians, or as Travellers ; of sucli, in Fact, as In any i. epartment are entitled to Attention. These will be accompanied with Me- moirs more or less copious according to the Cha- racters described. The Embellishments will be executed bv some of the first Artists : aod 1 y hope will be considered hy those who are Judges as not very ar inferior in Point of Value to the whole Cost of the Magazine. Cardington IncloSur . ( Dhh^ ip umwELnim THE Public are resueetfully informed that, for their better Accommodation, the Jfeanlalor Post t'oarh leaves the tALBOT INN every Day at One o'Cloek, for CHESTER and LIVERPOOL, at the following REDUCED FARES: Inside Outside. To Liverpool.: 10s. 6d. 6s. Chester ,... 8s. 4s. Small Parcels Js.; Luggage Id. per lb. The undersigned RICH A R D G R IF- FITHES, of Bishop's Castle, in the County of Salop, being the Commissioner appointed it. and by an Act of Parliament nude and passed in the 54th Year of his late Majesty's Reign, entitled " An Act for enclosing I ands in the Parishes of Cardington nnd Church Stretton, in the County of Salop," Do hereby give NO'! ICF. that I have, at a Special General Meeting hel • this Day for that Purpose, at the Dwelling House of Mr. Johu Broome, called the Crown lun, in Church Stretton, in the same County, of which due Notice has been given, duly Executed my Award as Commissioner as aforesaid. Witness my Hand, this 18th Davof December, one thousand eight hundred and twenty iwo. RICHD. GRIFFITHES. Caereinion Iscoed Inclosure. AWARD. THE COMMISSION ER executed his Award for the Townships of Llangvniew, Gwaenvnog issa, Mathrafal, and Cynhinfa," beiiif the Whole of the Parish of Llangyuiew, 01. Wed- nesday last, the 18th Instant; and the Execution thereof was proclaimed in the Church of Llnngy- niew on Sunday last, the 22d Instant, as required by Law. E. EDYE, Clerk. MONTGOMERY, 24TH DEC. 1822. FARM TO LET. To he entered upon at Lady- Day vert, BRAGGINTON FARM, situate in the Parish of Alberbury, in the County of Salop: comprising Three Hundred and Fifty- Four Acres of good Land, lying compact in a Ring Fence, close to Lime and Coal, with good- Turnpike Roads up to each Side of the Estate, and distant from Shrewsbury about Ten Miles 011 the Welsh Pool Road.— This Farm will be Let 00 liberal Terms to a good Tenant, on Lease for Years, os may be agreed upon. For Particulars enquire of Mr. JOHN BOOTHBY, Lythwood, or THOMAS PARR, Esq. Lythwood Hall, near Shrewsbury. N. Ft. Immediately the Entire of the Buildings will either he new bu It or completely repaired, to which will be adde- l new Stone Walled Stack and Fold Yards; the Whole intended to be m, de as convenient us any Farm ill the County, and without Cost of Carriage to the coming- on Tenant. Uth December, 1822. MONTGOMERY AND POOL UNITED DISTRICT. Relief to Non- Resident Poor, TH E Board of Directors have found it proper to make a standing Rule or Order, that no Weekly or other Relief will he given to or for aoy Pauper residing any where out of this United District, from and after the 26th Instant, and consequently no Application for Relief for any- such Person will be attended to in future. The District comprises the Parishes of Mont- gomery, Pool ( except Cyfronydd Township), Berriew, Forden, VVorthin, Chirhnry, Church- stoke, Llandyssil, and Llnnmerewig ; the Town- ships of Cletterivood and Hope in Ruttiugton Parish; of Leighton and Trelystan in Wolstonny- end ; of Aston in Lydham ; and of Castlewright " in Mainstone Parish. EDYE, Clerk. DATED 24TH DECEMBER, 1822. CONTRACT. TO BUTCHERS, & C. ANY Persons willing to supply th « Poor of Ellesmere House of Industry with Butcher's Meat for S x Months ensuing, to com- mence on the 6th Day of January next, are requested to send in their Proposals to the Directors of tlie j United Parishes of F. llesmere, SIC. r. t the Board- Room in the Poor House of the said Parish, on or before the 6th Day of January, ' 823. " Tie Oualiti of the Article requi. ed, and further Particular.' may he known by Application to Mr. RICHAS BOND, F. Mesmere. Clerk to the said Directors. Ti,,, Proposals to be sent in addressed " To til Di ec'. u- s of the P Irishes of El'esmere, See." ELLESMERE HOUSE OF INDUSTRY, DEC. 20,1822 d Stretton and Loner den Roads. • h le te id J, st to ill le of ! V b- ict tl- I : cli iy i'. to fe- of ed of tad be ed of of at ( at li 11 Mi, • cit ler of ity ll g sd- ioii ry- ted i p > $ h t ) I .1 i it ler, i or tliis lilt, any pat. ip), rch- • ivn. rtoa iny- ) t in k. the with com- ie: ite<* if th. , ioard on o unlit ular : har i. To tl "% TOTICE is hereby given, That a Pfc MEETING of the Trustees of the Turnpike Roads leading- from Coleham Bridge, in Shrews- bury, to Church Stretton and to Coudover ; also „„„ « ,„„„„, „ , , from • Coleham Bridge aforesaid fo the Turnpike . in or about the Month of October, 1815), are, by Gate at Castle Pulverbatch ; will beheld at the themselves or their Solicitors, forthwith to come in TI'uildhall, iu Shrewsbury, on MONDAY, the Sixth AMI prove their Debts before SAMUEL COMPTOK Day of January next, at Eleven o'Clock in the j Cox, Esquire, one of the Masters of the said Court, FRSU ANT to a Decree of the High Court of Chancery, bearing Date the 30th Dav of November, 1832, made m a Cause Ed- WARDS against MACKLEW, the Creditors otTHO- MAS ED'VAKDS, formerly of LUDLOW, in the County of Salop, Esquire, but afterwards of BRUSSELS, in the Netherlands, deceased ( who died . , i .. p IUIJ^ P LwI1 nrp hv t'° 1Ca, JOn- JOHN JONES, Clerk to the Trastees, SHREWSBURY, DEC. 23, 1822. Minsterley, Westbury, She! ton, Fool, and Baschurch Districts. " XTOTICF. is hereby given. That a _ I MF. ETITJO of the Trustees of the above Districts of Turnpike Roads, will be held at tbe Guildhall, in SHR wshnry, on MONDAY, the Sixth Day of January, 1823, al Eleven o'CIock in the Forenoon. JOHN JONES, Clerk to the Trustees. SHREWSBURY, DEC. 23,1822. at Ins Chambers in Southampton Buildings Chan- cery Lone, Loudon, or in Default thereof they will be excluded the Benefit of the said Decree. POWNALL, Staple- Inn, Solicitor. DEC. 21,18- 22. Just Published, Price Is. LETTERS on the DISTRESS of the LANDED INTEREST, and its CURE. BY ROBERT SLANE^ , Ess. Published by J. RIDGWAY, Piccadilly. " EIGHT GUINEAS REWARD- Stolen or Sirrtiicfh Out of a Piece of Ground at CHURCH STRET- TON, on Tuesday Night, the 3d, or early on VVedaesday Morning, the 4th of December Inst.; 17* i. EV F. N Fat W ETH ER SH EEP, I J marked R P upon the Rump, and B nn each Side; the right Ear cropped, the left Ear slit — twice and the Middle Part taken out: Whoever AS JOHN HUGHES, of 1 wi" R-| ve Information ofthe Offenders or Offender, BJ. ACKO, in the Parish of Whitchurch,' and I » St"! ™ . shalb on Conviction receive the above , Couuty of Salop, Farmer,, by indenture bearing £ ewi"' d. Application to Mr. JOHN BEI. TGN, 1 Date the 4th Day of ( November last past, assigned I treasurer of tbe Chuich Stretton Association. Ir rail his Effects to Trustees for the equal Benefit of i a REWARDrf ONE GUINEA on Return 1 - ot the Sheep. such of his Creditors who should execute the same as therein mentioned, and accept the Provision thereby made in Satisfaction of . their respective Debts ': Now NOTICE is hereby given, that the Deed of Assignment now lies at our Oiiice ; aud such of the Creditors who shall refuse or neglect to execute the same on or before Friday, the 27th Day of December Instant, will be excluded all Benefit arising therefrom. All Persons who shall execute the same Deed of Assignment, may receive a DIVIDEND upon their respective Debts, on or after the 3d Day of January next, upon Application VU/ iiK. Ri AS JANE SMITH,. Widow, » T and JOHN SMITH aad RICHARD SMITH, Farmers, all of "' OLLASTON, iu the County of Salop, bare, hy Indentures of Lease nnd Release and Assignment, hearing Date respectively the 4th and 5th D vs of this instant December, at our Office" conveyed and assigned over their real and personal ' WATSON & HARPER. Estates to EMSHA Mrm ICOTT of Shrewsbury in I WIUTCHURCH, 18TH DEC. 1822. the said Couuty of Salop, M iltster, IN TRUST, j _. for the equal Benefit of their Creditors : I ,„ Mr „ ... „ , , „ , ,, NOTICE is hereby given, that the said Indenturej | Creditors ot I rfOMAS B . Vl - of Assignment is deposited at ihe Office of Messrs. ' * LEY, formerly of PRESTON BBOCKHUHST, in HADDOCK and PUIU. EY, Solicitors, ill Slire vshury THE County ofSalop, and late of EDGERI. EY, in the aforesaid, for the Inspection and Signatures of such same County, Farmer, - an Insolvent Debtor lately Creditors who shall execi e the same on or before discharged from the Gaol at Shrewsbury, in the he 3- th Day of December instant; and such same County, are requested to MEE'I' on Tliurs- • J - •> • . . ' • » • .1- n„_ I „„. Creditors who shall not execute before that Period will be excluded the Benefit thereof. TO- MORROW. PL. ACB CF S/ s LE ALTERED. TO BE SOr. f)~ BY AUCTION, day, the ninth Day of January, 1823, at Eleven o'clock iu the Forenoon, at the Office of Mr. JOBS I WALFORD, Solicitor, iu Wem, in the said County, j iti Order to make Choice of an Assignee or As- 1 ( iigaees of the Estate and Effects of the said Insolvent. BY MR. 1M. RRY, On Thursday. tho26 » h D: iv of December instant, at the House of Mrs Tndicarn, known hy the Name of the Fox Inn, in the Town of Shrewsbury, at Five o'Glock in the Afternoon; AH thiit eligible Messuage, Tenement, or D'VFJ . LING HOUSE, with a COTTAGE, BLACK- SMITH'S aud B \ RN, with I ft Acres or there, about* of excellent Arable, Pasture, and Meadow LAND, lying eontiouons thereto, and in a high Wate of Cultivation, situate at THE HEATH, of Albeibnry, in the Countv of Salop, a id now HI fhe respective Occupations of Thomas Davies, ami Thomas Salter. Tlie Tenants w ill shew the Premises ; and further Information may bp obtained bv applying at the Office of Messrs. Mad DOCK Sc BURI. EY, Shrijw. sb. ury, ( One Concern.) BP AUCTION. OSWESTRY. BY MR. JAMES JONES, ( WITHOUT R;: SI: RVE) By Order of the Commissioners under a Commission against Mr. Edward Edmunds, at the Cross Keys Imi, iu the Town of Oswestry aforesaid, on Tuesday, the 31st Day of December, 18- 22, be- tween the Hours of 2 i d 4 in t! ie Afternoon of the same Day, sobjec io Conditions then to be produced AN excellent & commodious HOUSE, SHOP, WAREHOUSE, Yard, and Stable, situate in Willow- Street, in OSWESTRY afore- said, now or lafc in the Occupation of Mr. Jaines • Green, or his Undertenant. iis, i, a PEW or Sitting Place in the Parish Church of Oswestry aforesaid, HI. inhered 180. il'or further Particulars apply to Messrs. MAR- RIOTT and BILL, in Oswestry : ITIRIID. GRIFFITHS, Esq. - 7, Southampton Buildings, Chancery Lane, l. oidon; and at the Office of Mr. C. HICKS, Solicitor, Shrewsbury, ANI) AT THE SAME PLACE, At. lOo'Cloi k in rile - doming of the . arm Dr. v, THE CREDITORS who have not already proved their Debts - lader thc -. aid Commission, are desired to come prepared to prove tbe same. House in Princess- Street. RY J. BROOME, On '' ednesday, the 8th Day of January, 1823, at five o'CIock in the Afternoon, at the Crown Inn, in the Town of Shrewsb irv ( unless disposed of iu the mean Time by Private Contract, of wfiWi Notice will he gi veu , s ihject to Conditions to be then and there produced : A LL that commodious MESSUAGE j\ and long established CLOTHES SHOP, situate in KILN- LANE, otherwisePRINCESS- STREET, in the Parish » f St. Chad, Shrewsbury, being now in the Tenure ot'William lieyuolds. , The Tenant will sliew the Premises ; and further Particulars may be obtained on Application to Mr, BOWDLER, Attorney, Shrewsbury. Brock moor / ran - 1 f orks, NEAR STOUR2HIDGS. INSOLVENT DEBTORS' COURT OFFICE, No. 33, Lincoln* s- lnn Fields. FT IT ION of the following Insolvent Debtor, to be heard before his Majesty's Justices of the Peace for the County of Salop, in open Court, at the Adjourned General Quarter Sessions of the Peace, to bo holden at the Shirehail, Shrewsbury, in and for the said County, on the 16th Day of January, 1823, at Eleven o'Clock in the Parish 1 the Forenoon : WILLIAM SOTHERTON ( sued as William Su- thertpn), late of NETLEY, in the County ofSalop, Farmer. TOMES, Lincoln's- Inn Fields, for EDGERLEY, Shrewsbury, INSOLVENT DEBTORS' COURT OFFICE, No. 33, Lincoln's- Inn Fields, ofthe Sheep AT, R,- STRETTON, DEC. * 21,1822. SHROPSHIRE PENERA !. Agricullural Society. WILLIAM WQLRYCHE'WHITMORE, Esq. M. P, Piesident. PANTON CORBF. TT, Esq M. P. Vice- President, COMMUTE!'.. Risrhl Hon. the Earl of BRADFORD, WI 1.1. JAM CHILDE, Esq. JOHN ARTHUR I. LOYD, Esq. WILLIAM LLOYD. Esq, JOHN BATHER, Esq WILLIAM ORMSBY GORE, Esq. THOMAS BEALE, Esq. Mr TIMOTHY BI. UCK, Mr. WILLIAM CEDDOES. A T a MEETING of the Committee, JLJL held at the Lion Inn, in Shrewsbury, on Mon- day, the 23d Day of December, 1822; present— WILLIAM LLOYD, Esq. in tiie Chair, WILLIAM ORMSBY GORE, Esq JOHN BATHER, Esq, and Mr. TIMOTHY KLUCK ; Resolved, That the following Premiums be offered for July Meeting, 1823 : — 1. A Premium of FIVE GUINEAS, for the best one- year old short- wooled [ lain, subject to the annexed Conditions. 2. A Premium of FIVE GUINFAS, for the best one- year old long- woolled Ram, under the like Conditions. 3 A Premium of FIVE GUINEAS, for the best Pen of three shorf- woolied Theaves, under the like Condi- tions. 4. A Premium of FIVE GUINEAS, for the best Pen of three long- woOlled Theaves, under the like Conditions N. B. The Judge will be directed to pay parti- cular attention to the Wool in adjudging the foregoing Premiums, and the fleeces must be produced with the Sheep shewn for those I Premiums. i ft. A Premium of FIVE GUINEAS, for flic best Pair of two- years old Durham Heifers, under the like Conditions. 6. A Premium of FIVE GUINEAS, for the hpst Pair of two- years old Hereford Heifers, under the like ; Conditions. 7. A Premium of FIVE GUINEAS, for the best Piiir j of two- years old Devon Heifers, under tbe like Conditions. 8 A Premium of FIVE GUINEAS, for the best Notice to fhe Secretary nt the Meeting uhen the Premium shall be delivered. CONDITIONS TO BE OBSERVED BY THE CANDIDATES. 1. Candidates for the Premium for Turnips and Seeds, must give Notice fin Writing) to the Secretary, on or before the twenty- first Day of September, 1823 ; that Time may be allow ed for appointing a Judge or Judges to inspect the Crops, and ' Improvements. %. All Notices of Claimants for Premiums for STOCK, or for Sale or Hire of Stock, and all Certifieaies required by the Society, must be delivered ( in Writing) to the Secretary, eight Days before the Meeting. 3. Certificates of tlie Qualifications of Shepherds, Labourer^ and Servants will he required, the two last fi; lie signed by the M; ister or Mistress, and by the Clergyman of the Parish or Place where the Service was. performed," drawn up agreeably to the Forms of the Society, 4. The Ca. tt. le Stock to date their Age from the first Day of January, fxoept the flerefords, which must date their Age from the } § t December ; a Certificate of which to he produced, agreeably to the fifth Condition. 5. All Stock intended to he shewn for Premiums by Proprietors of Land above ihe Value of £ 80 per Annum must be bred by thetn ; and ail Stock shewn by Tenants must have beet) six Months in the Owner's Possession before it is shewn. Certi- ficates will be required from all Persons as to the Age, Breeding, and Possession of Stock, arid must be drawn up agreeably to the Forms of the Society. G. No Animal, having won a Premium at any of the Meetings, shall be allowed to he exhibited again. 7. No Person to w hom a Premium has been adjudged shall be permitted to offer himself a Candidate for a similar Premium in fhe following Year. 8. Ail Stock shewn for Premiums, and for Sale or Hire, must be on the Ground by eleven o'CIoek precisely ( by Saint Julian's Clock), and properly secured, otherwise they w ill he disqualified ; and no Stock shall he taken out of the Field before two o'clock, without Permission of the President. 9. The Society reserves to itself, in all Cases, a Power to withhold the Premiums, if there appears net to he sufficient Merit in the Claims. 10. All Premiums ofleied by this Society to be limited to the Cultivation of Laiid within the County ; but Members of the Society shall be allowed to shew Stock though bred and fed in any adjoining Cduntjy'. 11. All Premiums for Service to !> e limited to Ser- vants performing their Service within the County, and residing in their Place in respect of which they claim at the Time of their appearing as Can- didate?. AGRICULTURE. On Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday last, the BATH AND WEST OF ENGLAND SOCIETY, for { he Encouragement of Agriculture, Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce, held their Animal Meetings. On Tuesday, the day of general meeting, the Great Room of the Society was filled with an assemblage of Members froin various parts of the kingdom. The Marquis of Lansdown was re- elected President bv acclamation. The Report of the Agricultural Committee having been read, Mr. FU, GE objected to M » e strong ex- pressions contained in the concluding paragraph, respecting the distress of the Agricultural'Interest; and moved that such paragraph should not be received as part of the Report, lie was followed by the Rev growth of Fine British W< v* l wai read ; rn which the Doctor observes— " In these days of real agricultural distress, let i$ for a moment i> e granted, that every Englishman were obliged or contented to wear a coat less fine, by one or two degrees, than that which be may hare been accustomcd to wear, in ovdpf that the British cultivator might receive those enormous sums which are annually expended in the foreign market for that which might he our own staple roiyinoctity— super- fine wool ; would this be any real misfortune to the English Nob'eman or Gentleman 3 or wou'd it not rather he a cheap, perhaps the cheapest, national Vfrnedy forborne part of this national di$ tresty? " Though, however, obstacles, both natural and ; artificial, have hitherto opposed ftll attempts to facilitate the general introduction into thjs kingdouS , . J. I .1 i superior growth of wool, and thus opf a new ami- Mr. Ll LEY, Who rose and expressed at $ o. ne length, pprnianpiu sources of prosperity to the occupiers of and in an. elegant speech, Ins disapprobation of the ,|, e British soil, much mav vet he done. — T. H ibis at- tend of the passage of the Report in question ( on- h.„ M> t rPnf. WPf|, we are ihrowino- awav a v^ rvw- sidering that the Society was instituted for the e^ i por^ pt , nP„ ns of Agricultural Relief. At a mqmeut PETITIONS of Insolvent Debtors to Jm . be heard at the Adjourned General Quarter Durham Bull not exceeding four Years uld on the Sessions of the Peace, to be holden at the Shirehall, 1st of January, 1823. , , ,, 1 R, . R C 1 ' n A t> ..( Fn/ P nriTNRAS. for tiie oes! Shrewsbury, in and for tne County of Salop, on Thursday, the sixteenth Day of January next, at the Hour of Eleven o'Clock in the Morning : WILLIAM LLOYD GREGORY, formerly of NANTWICH, in the County of Chester, and late of WHTTCHDRCH, in the County of Salop, Writer: JOSEPH MAIDEN, late of NORLEY COMMON, in the Parish of Astley Abbotts, in the County of Salop, Labourer: JOHN PRICE, late of STOREY HILL, in the Parish pfDawley, in the County ofSalop, Joiner. The Petitions and Schedules are filed, and may 9. A Premium of FIVE GUINEAS, for the best Hereford Bull, of tbe like Aoe If). A Premium of FIVE GUINEAS, for the best Devon Bull, of the like Age. 11. A Premium of FIVE GUINEAS, for the best Boar. 12, A Premium of TEN GUINEAS, to the Proprietor or Tenant who shall maintain a Team of not. less than six Horses in good Condition in tho least expensive Manner, from ilie 1st Day of Noy< niber, 1823, to the 1st Day of May, 1824, to the Exclusion of the Use of The Exhaustion of the Land supply- FORMS WHICH CANDIDATES ARE REQUESTED TO FOLLOW IN DRAWING UP THEIR CERTIFICATES. Certificate as to the Age, Breeding, aud Possession of Cattle, Stieep, and Sw ine. I of the Parish o f in the County of do hereby certify, that my now Year old, intended by me to be shewn for the Premium No. the ne? t > hew [ if shewn by a Proprietor of Land above the Value of £ 80 per An, nuin, say, " w bred by me"], h been in my Possession six Months, and h never icon a Premium offered by this Society. IVitness my Handy this Day qf. 18 To the Shropshire General ) A g tic it Liitrql Society. ^ same. JOHN TAYLOR, 6, Clement's- Inn, for ASTERLEY, Shrewsbury. INSOLVENT DE" TORS' COURT OFFICE, No. 33, Lincoln'' s Inn Fields. PETITION of an Insolvent Debtor to be heard at the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace, to be holden at the Guildhall, Montgo- mery, in and for the County of Montgomery, on i Thursday, the Sixteenth Day of January next, at j the Hour of Ten o'CIock in ti. e Morning c THOMAS HAMMONDS the younger, formerly of j CLUNTON, in the Parish of Clunbury, in the j County of Salop, but late of WESTON MADDOCK, j lie r to the Town of Montgomery, in the County j of Montgomery, Farmer. The Petition and Schedule are filed, and may | VVednes- I and s Intention to mown Clover be inspected at this Office every Mondav, Wednes- tl, e to ,) e , ak,* n ' n,° Consideration.—" A day, and Friday, between the Hours of Ten and Rel) 0rt a, ul Certificate of the Candidates to be deli- Four. Two Days' Notice of any Intention to ve'ed to the Secretary. oppose any Prisoner's Discharge must be given to ! A ' RT'MM, M OT TEN GUINEAS, to the Proprietor such Prisoner to entitle any Creditor to oppose the oreIe,, an s, m,, 1,:, ve , hp , JP8t nnd cIcant, st Crop of Turnips, within the County of Salop, of any Sort. Such Turnips to he raised after a Stubble, ami to be manured for with any Compost or Manure ( Dung , and Street Mock excepted},— A Certificate to be i produced of the Value of the Manure— The Cheap- ness to be considered in adjudging this Premium.— Not less than iO Acres to entitle any Memher tt< shew. 14. A Premium of TEN GUINEAS, to the Tenant who shall raise the cleanest and largest Crop ofSeeds of one or two Years' Grow th, in Proportion Jo ihe Land he occupies. To be inspected iu the last Week in June, S824 N. B. No Person to he entitled to the above Premiums for Turnips or Seeds, unless the Dili lies and Drains throughout the Farm lie occupies are kept scoured and open. The two last- mentioned Premiums will be awarded at July Meeting, 1824. 15. To the Day . labourer ( iri Husbandry only), resident in the ' County of . Salop, who has maintained himself and Family, and brought up the greatest Number of legitimate Children, without Relief from the Parish, except during Illness, a Premium © f FIVE GUINEAS. If). To . the second Ditto Ditto, a Premium ofTjiREE For Day- Labourers.— Certificate of Industry and bringing up a Family. IVe of the Parish of in the County qf do hereby certify, that a Day Labourer in Husbandry, of the Parish of to the best of our Knowledge and Belief\ and according to his own Declaration fyade to has had born to him legitimate Children, of whom he has maintained and brought up [ specify the name and Age of each Child], by his own Labour in Husbandry only, without receiving any Parochial Relief, except in Illness. Witness Qyr Hands, tjie Day of 13 Master ^ or > fiiistress.) To the Shropshire General) Agricultural Society. § QJjiciatirg Clergyman of the Parish of For Men and Women Servants.— Certificate of Servitude and good Character. fVe of the Parish of in the County of do hereby certify, that has lived altogether with as a Servant hired'by the Year and not on Weekly Wages, wholly employed in Husbandry, for the Term of Years, ending the Day of and vow living in said Service, and that Conduct during the whole Time has been honest, sober, orderly, and industrious ; and ice beg Leave to recommend as worthy the Reward of the Shropshire General Agricultural Society. Wit The Petition and Schedule are men, ana i he inspected at this Office every Monday. Wedn day, and Friday, between tbe Hours of Ten : Four. Two Days' Notice of any Intention same, JOHN TAYLOR, 6, Clement's- Inn, for ASTERLEY, Shrewsbury. BY GEORGE COURT, At the Hotel Inn, in Dudley, in the County of Worcester, on Wednesday, the 29th of January next, at thc Hour of twelve at Noou ( unless previously disposed of by Private Contract, of which due Notice will be given), subject to Con- ditions then and there to be produced : BU< CKMOOR IRON- WORKS, wh ch are Freehold, enclosed and entire, situate near Stourbridge, but iu the Parish of Kingswinford, in the County of Stafford, on a Branch of the Stourbridge Canal, and adjoining to Lord Dudley's Brockmoor Coal Wharf. The Works consist of a 24- Inch double- powered Blast Engine, on Boulton and Watt's Principle, fitted up in good Style with Parallel Motions at each End, Blowing Tub 46 Inches diameter, Dry Regulator 60 Inches diameter, and a Water Regu- lator 21 Feet long by 7 Feet wide; it now blows two Refineries, and melts about 100 Tons of Pigs per Week, and is capable of blowing two more Refineries if wanted. Also, a Mill Engine 50 Inches diameter, double- flowered, 011 Boulton and Watt's Principle, worker! > y two round Boilers, one 18 Feet, the other 19 Feet diameter; Cast- iron Engine, Beam- geared, with Parallel Motion ; the Who!, e is placed in a well- built Brick Engine- House. Tli/ j Mill is capa- ble of manufacturing 100 Tons of assorted Iron per Week, namely, Merchant Bars, Nail Rods, Hoops, Sheet Iron, and small Rounds, and wit. li the Assistance of a Forge could finish 200 Tons per' Week. The Works and Offices are lighted by a Gas Apparatus on the Premises. 1 here ar, c, attached to the Works, Black- smiths''' an ' Carpenters' Shops, Wharfs for the receiving and delivering of Goods, with two Warehouses, and a Range of convenient C. ounting Hous. es, and Stabling far ten Hors. es. There is also a gopd convenient double Kou^ e, and a large Kitchen and Pleasure Garden, near to the Works, planted with choic/ e Fruit Trees ( the Kitchen Garden being surrounded by a Wall), a Coach- House, Stable, and two small Pieces of Land containing three Acres and a Half, including the Seitea ofthe Works and Buildings, in the Occupa- tion of Mr. George Heyw- od. There are also Six Houses, & c. for Workmen, situate, at a convenient Distance from the Works, and Land sufficient for the Erection of . Six more ; but those Six Houses and Land adjoining are Copy- hold, and will be sold w ith the Works, or not, as - may be agreed upon at the Time of Sale. To view the Premises, which are in the most complete Repair and at regular Work, apply to Mr. GEORGE HEYWOOD, at thc Dwelling House ; or to Mr. THOMAS BANCKS, of Bewdley; Mr. JOHN ASH. MORE, or Mr. JOSEPH BLEW, of Bromsgrove ; or Mr. SAMUEL HASSALL, of Kingswinford; and for Price by Private Contract, and all other Parti- culars, to Mr. CROWTIIER, of Wednesbury, or Mr. IIOBESON, of Bromsgrove, Solicitors. oppose any Prisoner's Discharge must be given to lv" * " such Prisoner to entitle any Creditor to oppose the j * „,„ Djll() ^ a p^,. of Tw0 I GUINEAS | 18. To the Man Servant ( in Husbandry only), resi. | dent in the County of Salop, who has lived the longest [ Time as a yearly Servant in the same Service, or | upon the same Farm, and producing the best Cha- racter, a Premium of Fori? t.' uiXF, AS. 19, To the second Ditto Ditto, a Premium of THREE GUINEAS. 20 To the third Ditto Ditto, a Premium of Two GUINEAS. 21. To the Woman Servant ( in Husbandry only), resident in the County of Salop, who has lived the longest ' l ime in the same Service or upon the same Farm, awl producing the best Character, a Premium of FOUR GUINEAS. 22. To the second Ditto Ditto, a Premium of THREE HOPE Fire and Life Ass uranee Company. OFFICES, No. G, BRIDGE- STREET, BLACKFRIARS, And 22ft, Oxford- Street, London ; 10 Prince's- Street, Edinburgh ; and 18, Westmore- land- Street, Dublin. r SHI IE DIRECTORS of this Company GplI? EAS. S respectfully inform the Public, that Policies of ; 23. To the third Ditto Ditto, a Premium of Tw. o Assurance are granted by them on the Lives of Per- GUINEAS, sons in the Army, Militia, or Yeomanry, within ' he United Kingdom, whether on Half- pay, or in actual Service, without EXTRA Premium. Life Assurers with this Company ar^ e permitted to pass by Sea from one Part of the Uui'ed Kingdom to another, in decked Vessels, or Si, earn Boats; and are also allowed, during Peace, to pass from British to any Foreign Port between the Tex el and Brest, both inclusive, in Vessels as above described, without additional Charge. LIFE OFFICE.— CAPITAL, 0£ E MILLION. Persons assuring in this Office participate in Profits 1 sepfei. iniallv, without incurring the Liability of Loss, the Proprietors having undertaken all Responsibility ; npon which Piiiifiple ri. numerous ai^ e the Instances of ten, tw. enty, and thirty per Cent, being paid in Addition to the Amount assured; and Cases have occurred where th. e Payment has been more than double the Su. iji assured. A BONUS, . amounting, i/ i mo^ t Instances, to TWENTY FIVE per Cent, and in some to upwards of TflJ RT. Y p. er . Ceni. on th. e Premium paid, wiihip the . seven Years, ending at Michaelmas, 1818, has he, en added to all Policies of Assurance effected in this Office, for the whole Period of Ljfe. FIRE OFFICE.— CAPITAL, ONE MILLION. Policies effected upon every Description of Property within the United Kingdom, upon reasonable Terms. Losses are uniformly paid by this Company, with Liberality and Promptitude. Policies, which expire at CHRISTMAS, should b, e renewed within fifteen Days thereafter, or the same will become void. • No Entrance Money, Admission Fee, or other official Charge exacted. WILLIAM BURY, Secretary. {£ jr » The Public are particularly requested to take Notice, that the Business of this <{ ffice is remolded to No. 6, Un/ DGE- STRFET, BLJRIRRUTINS, From their late Office, Ludgate Hill. The following Agents are appointed by this Com- pany in the County ofSalop, of whom Proposals may be had Gratis, and every Information obtained : — THOMAS NEWLING, SHREWSBURY; JOSEPH WALFORD, WHITCHURCH. ness our Hands, the To the Shropshire General ) Agricultural Society. S Day ef Master or ^ Mistress. ^ 18 ' Officiating Clergyman of the Parish of For Day Labourers and Servants— Certificate of depositing Money in a Saving Bank, fJre of the Parish of in the County of do herehy certify, that is [ a Day Labourer, or Man or Woman Servant, as the Case may bej, wholly employed in flustmridr:/, resident and serving in the County of Sdihp. And that has saved in Service the Sum hereinafter mentioned 5 and which Sum or Sums have been deducted out of Earnings or Wages, between the Day of and the Day of 18 And I [ Clerk or Agent] of the Saving Bank, do hereby certify, that the snid has deposited the several Sums of in the Saving Bank, apd that the Sum of tcmnins in the said Sariftg Bank, at the Date hereof. H it ness our Hands, the 24. To the Shepherd, being a Servant or Labourer fo a IV** wher of this Sociely, who, from not. less tli. au One Hundred Ewes, shall rear within this County, till the 31st of May, 1823, the greatest Number oi sound bf alt hy Lambs, in Proportion to the Number yeaned. THREE GUINEAS. TJ^ e Natu> e of the Breed, Age and Number of the ey which have gone to the Ram, Number and Age of those that yeaned. Proportion that have died from the Time of put, ting to Ihe Ram, fir$ t ynd lost Day of yeaning, together wjih the Mode of Feeding and other Treatment of the Ewes and Lambs, to be accurately certified agreeably to the underwritten Conditions. 2£>. To the second DiUo Dilto, a Premium of Two GUINEAS. 26. To the third Ditto Ditto, a Premium of ONE GjUHNEf. 27. To ili. e Day- Labourer or Man or Woman Servant ( in Husbandry only), resident and. serving in the County of Salop, who shall have deposited th. e largest Sum in any Saving Bank or Banks in this County, between the 1st Day of July, 1822, and the 1st Day of July, 1823, in Proportion to the Ajimuut of his or her Earnings during the Year. Such Deposit to be made by the Master or Employer and deducted fro, m such Earnings, and to be certified by the Em. ployer to have been so deducted, and the same remaining in the Bank or Banks at the Period of ihe Claim being made, a Premium of THREE. GUINEAS. 28. To the second Ditto Ditto, a Premium of I wo GUINEAS. 29. To the , third Ditto Ditto, a Premium of ONE GUINEA. Eight Days' Notice to the Secretary must be given by Servants, J., aboui'ers^ and Shepherds. ( Sejp the second Condition.) N. B. An Auctioneer will att. end in the Show JField at the July Meeting, 1823, al the Expense of the Society, for the Pur pos/ 1 of disposing of any Stock by Audio- it, or Letting out the same for the Season, the Property of any Member of this Society, upon giving to the Secretary eight Days' Notice, speci- fying the Stock intended to he Sold or Let out. The Sale to commence af 12 o'CIock precisely. Any Person may hc admitted a Member? cither at the ( General Meeting, or at any other Period, by the Committee.— Any successful Can- didate preferring a Piece of Plate, instead of the Premium in Cash, may have it by giving Hay of Master } or > Mistresp, 3 TQ the Shropshire Gevert? I ) Agricultural Society. $ 5 Officiating Clergyman of f the Parish of f Clerk or Agent qf the \ Saving Bank. Certificate on Behalf of a Shepherd claiming the Bounty of this Society. / of the Parish of in the Cf/ yptrj of do hereby certify, thaf my Shepherd, has reared, within the County of Salop, between the pay of and the 3i. « £ Day of May last past, sp- iind, healthy La> nb$, from. Lambs yeaned ; that the Ewes are ofthe Breed, and from to Years, old, and the Number of Ewes which took the Ram were of which yeaned, and which loerefrom to Years o'd, and that of those which took the Ram have since died ; that the Day of was the first I), at/ oj Yeaning, and the Dat/ nf * the last; arid that the Mode of Feeding and Treatment of the Ewes and Lambs has been Witij- ess my Hand, thi$ 18 To the Shropshire General £ Agricultural Society. 5 Day of Master or Mistress. Any further authentic Particulars than ihose required respecting the Animals to be shewn, which the Candidates may communicate at the Foot of, their Certificates, will be received and duly attended to. Strict Attention must be paid lo the filling up and signing these Certificates ; and if any Mis- statement is discovered, the Premium will be withheld, and ihe Candidate disqualified ever afterwards. The next Meeting will be held, on the Second Tuesday in July. W. EGERTON JEFFREYS, Secretary. couragement of Agriculture, the Rev. Gentleman appealed to the good sense of the Meeting, w hether the language of that paragraph was at all Calculated to effect the purpose? Whether language that de- picted in perspective nothing bnt bankruptcy, ruin, and pauperism to tbe farmer was likely to promote or encourage agriculture ?— whether it would not, on the other hand, tend to paralyse the exertions of the industrious, to deter capitalists from land investments, and land improvements, and to plunge the emharras- ed into absolute despair ? He thought a report should be consolatory— such as to rouse into action propor- tionate to the pressure of the times the energies of the farmer. The Rev. Gentleman « as repeatedly cheered, and concluded by seconding the motion. SirT. B LETHBRIDGE, Bart objected to any alter- ation of ihe Report. He considered that the truth, however lamentable, should be disclosed. The pros sure of the times was great— was unprecedented ; and it was the duty of the Society to announce to the pub- lic the exact condition of the farmer. It was the opinion of the Hon. Bart that tbe distress, hqwever great, could he remedied by the Legislature; hitherto he considered that proper attention had riot been paid by Government— that snch means of amelioration which had been proposed, had always been rejected by an overwhelming majority. He hoped that the Society wonld again send a petition, similarly framed as the last,— by perseverance he had no doubt but that the object would he ultimately attained Sir JOHN SMITH, in a very , neat speech, defended the Report, and expressed his concurrence i » the facts stated, from his own experience in four counties. After some observations from Mr. BAILWARD, lie was followed by Mr. ELWIN, who objected to so harsh a measure as the expunging part of a Report, merely on the ground of a difference of opinion; and ex- plained that the reception, and even confirmation, of a Report of a Committee, did by no ipeans go the length of pledging the Society, or tbe Meeting, to the adoption of the measures, or the sentiments, con- tained in it: but only that it contained nothing that should prevent its being recei ved, and its suggestions discussed. He attributed the present distress to the markets being overstocked, there being a greater quantity of produce than can be consumed It ap- peared to be the opinion of the gentlemen that the price of corn would be raised if the farmer would prpperly regulate the quantity of produce according to the expected consumption. The Hon. Gentleman very perspicuously illustrated this by the present de- teriorated state of * A'est India produce. Sir J. Cox HIPPISLEY, Bart, did not consider the situation of affairs so very alarming. The Hon. Bart, gave a very luminous detail of Mr. Peel's Bill, and of the circumstance; which led to its introduction — it originated with the late 8/ 1 r. Horner. With respect to his own tenants, he fqnqd them all satisfied w ith a reduction of20 percent. Hitherto he had experi- enced no difficulty in letting any farm when vacant at such reduction. Mr Pooi, R deprecated any diminution of the cul- tivation of the country ; and considered that great re lief might be afforded bv equalizing the poor- rates, reducing tlie rate of interest, and < Jiuiinj § hinff the public burthens of the country. Mr. PAYNE entered at length on the question of the currency, with great ability explained the rules that govern the circulating medium, and made various pertinent observations on the state of trade during and after the war. He concluded bv stating his opi- nion that the remedy lay between flie landlord and tenant— that the former should to a certain point re- duce his rent, and the latter increase his exertions to render his land more beneficial. Mr BENETT, M. P. for Wilts, in a very neat and intelligent speech, commented oil some pijrl? of Mr. Payne's observations. He flatly asserted that during a certain period of the war a pound note and a sUillin were by no means equal to a guinea; and that a farmer who brought a sack of wheat into Devizes market being offered four one pound notes by one customer, anil three guineas in gold by another, TirSf^ p*;-*;'. ;};:? Setter, hr eo^ j'. d tbe fiiMw* for 27s ejveh which would » ul Is. more into his pocket-—( Hear! and a laugh)— Mr. Benett con- cluded by recommending the agriculturists by no means to despair, but to unite in their endeavours to remove the difficulties under which tbey laboured, and from which, he had no doubt, they woijld ere long be relieved. Mr. VVEBBEWESTON followed, and with great good humour, and a happy style of ironical and judicious observation, commented ou the distress of the landed interest, and defended the Report. He shewed the fallacy of the general supposition that landlords had it in their power to afford adequate relief to their tenants without becoming paupers themselves, on account of the burthens they had to bear, and con- tended that the rise of rents at various times had only nominally enriched the landowners, as their public burthen? aud family settlements had constantly risen in a greater ratio. He acknowledged to bave more than trebled his estates within ihe last 40 years ; hut it had been of no other advantage than enabling bim to bear the increasing pressure of the taxes, and the rise on every article of consumption : and, moreover, that, generally speaking, the high prices had not benefitted the farmer in the degree supposed, because his rent aud price of labour reduced his profits in pro- portion. Now if rent was reduced to what it was 40 years ago, the price being- below what they were then, aud his burthens much greater, lie could not live any more than bis landlord, who bad so reduced his rent, while he had the present burthens to bear. Hence he contended that relief we must have from ! some quarter or other, and he trusted that the energy of six millions of British laud cultivators and land owners was not so lost as tamely to submit to their ruin and degradation, without making any efforts to preserve live reuniant of that property bequeathed them by their ancestors or procured by their own in- dustry— which placed them in a very different situa- tion from speculators, to whom Jthey had been com- pared, by an hon. member, saying, that their specula- tions having failed, they were worthy ofthe same com- passion as others who had failed iu their speculation. To this he would never subscribe, for lie considered the land owners identified with the soil, the constitu- tion, and prosperity of the country. One great cause of the distress had arisen from the $ dious credit which enabled us to carry on the unneeesoary but glorious war. in which he was duped among- others so as to offer his life and property for its support; though, at that lime, a noble friend of his ( Lord King), reprobating the extended currency, and fore- telling the evil consequences which we feel now, laughingly said, lie ought to b$> perfectly satisfied that the Government had condescended to'take only one of the tvyo offers, viz. his property, and left hiiii his life. 1 Mr. FUGE, after the explanation that had been given of the formality of receiving and confirming the Report, withdrew his opposition, and the Report was eonfifined. In pitting the questjop, the noble President, with the perspicuity and elegance that distinguish all bis observations, remarked, that since the name of the lamented IVJr. Horner had beeu introduced into the discussion in connexion with Mr. Peel's Bill, his Lord- ship desired ( without offering any opinion as to the course that might have been pursued by Mr. Horner bad he lived when Mr. Peel's Bill wa$ brought for- ward) to convince the Meeting, that many years bad elapsed between the original proposition of Mr. Horner, and tbe passing of Mr. Peel's Bill; and that, therefore, Mr. Horner was not to be connected with a measure that passed under circumstances very dif- ferent from those which attended the resolutions pro- posed by him. The Show of Live Stock was large, and fully equal to any former year in fine specimens of the perfection , to which the arts of feeding and fattening can be brought. A very interesting account of the successful use of General Beatson'a new agricultural implements, the Scarifier, & c. was detailed lo the . Meeting l/ y & ir J. C. Hippisley, who stated that extensive experiments were now making by some gentlemen in the neigh- bourhood, the result of which would be reported to the Society in due course. A letter ( accompanied by some fleeces of woo!) addressed to the President by Dr. C. Parry, of Bath, on the necessity and advantage of encouraging the when this? w ide- ranging' calamity seems to have defied the scrminy of our most able political economists— » when the Legislature itself can perhaps more easily remove mountains than this evil, which is, in igno- ranee, charged upon it, when the continnaueeof that evil seems reducible tit no finite calculation, it can neither be very hazardous, nor too late to attempt afresh, as it were, this important remedial measure. In the adoption ( if such a scheme-, the f| rst business would be very simple. Let it he ascertained to w hat extent, nnd iu what situations, flocks of this descrip- tion have survived " the tiipe's waste." Let the Biitish public next engage entirfly to confine their consumption to the produce of their on | i kingdom, The manufacturers most then give a remunerating price : and to the British Farmer must, by degrees, he opened a copious arid permanent s< xur£ e of profit, which, indeed, can fail him under no circumstances, discoverable hy common foresight, the duration of which seems correlative with that of tht* coqntry itself. " The subject i9, in i s full developetpent, too ex, tensive for this time and place; but I sincerely trust that the specimens this day produced iu all their native rudeness— fjot adorned as those would he which might be announced as the produce of Sweden, or France, or Spain, or Saxony — will sufficiently prove that, after an experience of 23 years, we have little to apprehend as to deterioration froui the in- fluence of bor versatile clima'e — li'tie j- pifson to ami. cipate, from the management of such a $ oek, any superfluity of care or attention to the British farmer— t and that it should he with as little reason considered i\ misfortune, if, in these times of distress, the British gentlemen were even reduced to the necessity of wearing such cloth as that of which a very small samplers also offered tq the Society's inspection, manufactured for wear and not for exhibition, froni the fleeces of | hi § very fl > ck," In the course ofthe meeting we are fold that Sir T. Lethbridge wqs asked, if the account was correct, which has been copied info all the papers from the Taunton Courier, as to his haying thirteen farms at present untenanted ; when the Honourable Baronet stated that he hqd only qeveq iq thai unfortunate state. The model of an improved Sheep Wash, from tl p Earl of Bridgewater, was exhibited, and thankq voted to his Lordship 18 At thc late Ross fair, there was a gfe^ t number of cattle, chiefly of tiie smaller sort, for sale, and the greatest pail of them were bought up at advanced prices. The show of horses and sheep was very ihdiffeienj, qiu] in liftle denjamj At St. Nicholas fair, Glamorgan, on Tuesday last, fat, cattle sold at an increased price of about | d. per lb. and store catfie of ^ 11 descriptions looked up. An immense quantity of fine meat was exhibited at Salisbury m. nkt t on Tuesday last, when beef rose 3s. a score, and mutton 2s. Pigs obtained ^ tricing advance. A dividend of 20s. in the pound is announce^ by thc late Denbigh Bank of Messrs. Clqughs, Mason, and Co. A Glasgow Paper says, " A Correspondent in The Inverness Journal says> that, tiie plan of reduction of rents adopted by ihe Noble Family of Stafford, on their estate in Sutherland, is very judi- cious, and well calculated to enable the tenant tq keep his ground. The substance of tbe plan is this -, the family { piye giver) an abatement of per cent, on the rent from 1821, going back tq 1816 incjusiyer— thaty h) addition to the above lEj per cent, they had given 30 per cent, lijore on the rent of this year, being equal to 45 per cent, in all — and that in future, the rent is to be regulated by the price of Cheviot wool, taking the maximum ot- five years back at 2fts. and the minimum at 16s, and deduct Lug from the current rent the difference between * 2fts. and Ifls being 9s out of every 25s. rent, amj the sipeariug materials to be taken off besides, without aqy regard to the price of the carcqse; and as the current price of \ yool falls below the minimum, in the same proportion will the current rent fall. To the small tenants they have adopted a still more liberal scale of reduction, besides the numbers they support by labour at their extensive coal and salt works, and by hand- some bounties for fishing, aqid various sourccs of profitable labour." SirJ Graham, Barf, of JJetherby, has forgiven all arrears of rent due qver his vybole estates, up tq thc current year; and granted a reduction, varying from ft M> 30 per cenjt. according to the circumstances of each case, for two ye^ r § certain; at the expiral)(> n of which time the rents are to lie regulated according . to the price of the principal articles of farm produce. Since the Duke of Devonshire's visit to his Irish estates, thatched hovels are giving way to good stone buildings, and great general improve? ment is in progress. The accounts from the manufacturing districts are very satisfactory. A greqt nuiuber of met) that were out of work ^ re now in full employment : and the poor rate? are considerably diminished, rfhe system generally pursued of making those paupers labour who are able? has been attended with tbe most beneficial effects. In the course of the ensuing ye^ r there will be six eclipses, viz— fonj'of the . sun, and two of the moon; one of the former will be vi^ il^ le here, and both of the latter, which will be total. EXTRAQltOINAH- Y FLIGHT C) F § JAHriPjTGS. — Not long since a most extraordinary flight of Starlings was seen at Lydiard Paj'k, near Wot ion- Basset t, the scat of Lord I£ i> lingbroke- r » th/ ey rose like a thick impervious cloud, and with a noise resembling the turb^. ienj. roaring of the sea— ii) their ascent tjiey came in contact with a pheasant \ vhiehbad ^ ust risen, and with the shock killed the , bird :— when in , tl) e air it is supposed they ex- tended over nearly fifty acres of land.— They were fired at l) y | 1r Mullings, solicitor, of Wotton- Bassett, who at one shot killed one liui » . died and fifty of them— a circumstance of a similar nature is not, we believe, within the memory of man. FATAL ACCIDENT.— On the 9th inst. about four in the afternoon, a fine promising youtli, nearly eleven years of age, son of the Rev. Dr. Booker, Vicar of Dudley, while amusing higiself, witli Other of his school fellows, in floating some small paper boats, ou a brook much swollen by the late rains, near Eton College, climbed upon something to watch their progress down the stream, when, his foot slipping, lie was precipitated into tlie current, which rapidly carried him away, too far to be ex- tricated till life had become e5Ctinc. t, n ^ withstand- ing the most judicious and unremitting exertions were promptly though- ineffectually adopted.— It is very remarkable that the afflicted father was de- prived, about J2 years since, of his eldest son, boy of similar age and promise, by a disaster from gunpowder, at school, on the 5ih of November. ' Fiie career of adesperate gang of housebreakers at Bristol, was arrested on Tuesday evening, whilst ? n the act of defacing aud securing the vq'liable spoil obtained by a robbery they bad just coipipitted. Three men a » « < J two wornen were taken into custody; two of whom, unified Johnson and Mayers, are adepts from London ; thc others are believed iu be natives, DREADFUL £ HIF\ VR. KCK.-— A junk of eight or nine hundred tons, from Amoy, in China, for ' featav^ a, 160.0 passengers, froni the pges of 70 jU » 6, valuable carg- o and numerous crew, was wrecked on the 6; h of February on Gas par Island, and al. 1 except 190 perished. Those saved were taken by the Biitish ship Indiana, Captain Pearl, froqj the rocks, island, pieces of the wreck, & c. aut| treated with great humanity. WOMAN. I CANNOT say I'm partial to a boy, At arty age ; I've noticed, from his birth. There's always an admixture of alloy tn Mammon's clay -.—' Twould seem of coarser earth Than our wise CREATOR did employ In moulding our first mother -.— there's a dearth Of kindness in MAN the sordid elf Too often thinks— plans— acts, but for himself! Whilst WOMAN — gentle WOMAN, has a heart Fraught with the sweet humanities of life ; Swayed by no selfish aim, she hears her part, In all our joys and woes in pain and strife Fonder and sti! l more faithful ! When tlie smart Of care assails the bosoui,- or the knife Oi' 4 keen enduraiTce' cuts us to the soul — First to support us— foremost to console ! Oh ! w hat were Man in dark misfortune's hour Without her cherishing aid ?— A nerveless thing. Sinking- ignobly ' iieath the passing- power Of every blast of Fortune. SHE can bring * A halm for every wound.' As when the shower More heavily falls, the bird Of eve will sing In richer notes ; sweeter is woman's voice When thro' the storm it bids the soul rejoice ! Is there a sight more touching and sublime, Than to behold a creature, who till grief Had taught her lofty spirit how to climb A hove'vexation,— aud whose fragile leaf, Whilst vet ' twas blooming in a genial clime, Trembled at every breath, and sought relief ] f heaven but seemed to lower,— suddenly G. ow vigorous, in misfortune, and uefy— The pelting storm that in its might comes dow n To beat it to the earth ;— to see a rose Which in its summer's gaiety a frown Had withered from its stem, ' mid wintry snows Lift up its head undrooping, as if grown Familiar with eqcli chilling blast that blows Across the waste of life— and view, it twine Around Man's rugged trunk its arms divine 1 Tt is a glorious spectacle— a sight Of power to stir the chords of generous hearts To feeling's finest issues ;< and requite ') he bosom for all world- inflicted smarts. Such is dear Woman ! v. hen the envious blight Of Fate descend upon her, it imparts New w orth— new grrfce ;— so precious odours grow Sweeter wbe n crush'd— more fragrant in their woe ! Samuel) for man's sweet consort, heaven's best gift, Belov'd and loving Woman ! Even a thought Of her, not seldom, hath the power to lift My soul above the toils this world hath wrought Hound its aspiring wings.— But I'm adrift, Again have left my subject 1 Well, ' tis nought: Wiser than I have wandered from their way When Woman was the star that led astray ! Asricullural Distress. o At the request of several eminent Agriculturists, we copied into our Journal of the 2d of October last, a letter, signed " MFRCATOR," the writer of which, it is understood, is an eminent Member of the present Administration. A second letter on the same subject, and from the same pen, has just appeared, which we uow subjoin for the persual of our Readers:— Liverpool, Dec. 10. SIR,— In my letter addressed to you, and published in your Paper of the 426th August last, I ventured to take a view of what! conceived to be the causes which have produced the existing Agricultural Distress, and to suggest what appeared tome the only practical means for providing an early, though not a permanent, remedy for that evil. Since then, the growing necessities ofthe farmers have, with few exceptions, forced them to send their crops to market in quantity exceeding the consump- tion or demand, which has caused still further de- pression in prices that were before ruinously low ; although il is generally admitted that the last crop of BRIGHTON, DEC. 15.-— HIS Majesty attended Divine Service in his Private Chapel this morning. The Sermon was preached hy the Dean of Here- ford, and the Prayers read by Dr. Pearson, assisted by the Sub- Dean of the Royal Chape I, St. James's. -- The King continues in excellent health and spirits — The Children's Ball at the Pavilion, on Friday night, was attended by nearly one hundred persons of rank and fashion, including Loid and Lady Aberdeen and family, Earl and Countess Cow per and family, ^ ord atid Lady Gwyclir and family, jGjtncifl nod Mrs. Monday, Ihe Marquis iuiil !\ Iarchi'otfess of- Hatband family, the Earls of Bradford and Uxbiidg^ and Pauk'H, Lord Bingham, Sir C. & e. His Majesty appeared u^ Cmumokty amttitod and interested, in witnessing the ui; re+ FTi auied flight of the juvenile part of his guests, who continued lill near one o'clock in Ihc morning tripping on the light fantastic toe. The German Papers bring accounts from Con- stantinople to the middle of the lasl month. The hiwhas state vf that city, during the fmrt half of \ > viin her, presents a faithful indication of the disordwe^ condition. of Ihe Empire. Fdr a" con- siderable tiuiVth* Janissaries- and Metropolitan Rabble held a divided authority with the Emperor; and as always happens in such contests, the Monarch was compelled to submit, dismissing his Ministers, to receive a substitute at the head of his mutinous soldiers and rebellious subjects. To add to Ihe amount of its calamities, the Ottoman Government has suffered a decisive overthrow on the Persian frontier. There is also a report of a great victory obtained by the united Christian forces at Missolunghi. N The following took place at Swinderby, between 1 incoln awl Newark, on Friday, the Gth inst. A labourer's wife, of the name of Clarke, had gone out to see a neighbour, leaving two of her children and a third of another person's playing together in the house their ages from three to six years. She had not been long absent when the third child was seen running out of the house with its clothes on fire An alarm being given, the mothers of the < hildren ran to the place, and with some difficulty the lire was extinguished, though with severe injury to the child, whose destruction was pre- vented by a woollen garment which she had on. In the midst of Ihis alarm, the poor woman, Clarke, perceived that one of her own children was missing, and at length discovered that the little mature was actually in the oven ( a large one of brick), in the entrance of which a quantity of shavings were then blazing. Upon these being extinguished the child was found at the farther end - its jaws fixed, and evidently in a state of suffocation, in which it lingered for a few hours, and was then relieved by death. It appeared that the child had crept into tbe oven in its play, and on refusing to come out, the other two had set lire to the shavings, and in so doing the clothes ot one of them look fire as above described. CHURCHES.— The writer of this paragraph has been frequently asked the reason, why the Cathedral ot Winchester,* and many other churches, do not . land directly east and west ? lie could only repeat what he had collected in the course of his reading, tbat as our ancestors were by no means well ac- quainted wilh astronomy and natural philosophy, thev took that point ol the horizon w he. e the Sun- r„ ve on the dav of the Saint to whom the church was to he dedicated Peihaps as this is a circumstance „ , t generally known, it may not he uninteresting lo oiveat Ir no th a valuable authority upon the subject, Tiled bv a no less valuable writer- 1- In the old time when thev v. e, e to build churches, they watched and nra\ ed all night on the vigil ot the dedication, and took that point of the horizon, where the Sun - nose for the east, which is the reason of that great variation of the positnre of churches as to the due , , st • so that, except those lhaf are dedicated about Hie equinoxes, few are true. From tins hint, 1 have made trial of some churches, and have found the leu" Hi of the church lo point tothat partof the horizon wl,? re the Son ri* es ou the day cf that Saint to whom j, is dedicated. As for example, at Hotbheld, in Kent ihe ehurch is dedicated to Saint Margaret ( a Naint'of < » reat veneration in Kenl, there being very > uauv churches dedicated to her), where 1 observed and'found that the line of th- « hurchanswers to the Sun rising on St. Margaret's Day, 20th July, when Ihe Sun's amplitude by the globe is about o0 degrees from the east. 1 did mnke this observation precisely on the day of the vernal equinox, 1073, at sun- rising "- J Anbrcv, on Geutilism, M S. p. 3, apud Ken lie 11 Antiq. Ambrose. 2, p. 303 iu noils, edit. wheat was less in quantity, but harvested iu superior condition, to the preceding, whilst the growth of nil other grain and pulse was very different. In Ireland, with the exception of certain districts in the North, the wheats prove lean and light, when compared wiih those of the two preceding years; their oats are everywhere very ordinary ; and in Scotland, the qualities of all grain are found generally inferior. As I did anticipate, I find the quantity of wheat sown this autumn is, from various causes, less than last, and I understand in many districts, from the j inability of the farmer, the lands had not heen pre- ! pared to receive the seed with the usual extent cf j labour or of manure ; it is, therefore, more than pro- ; bable, lhat, should the ensuing season prove an ordinary one, the next crop will rot be found equal • to the requisite supply. The consumption of wheat is now increasing in a j ratio of which mailv are nol aware: in those dis- j Iriets, where oatmeal bread has hitherto heen the i common food of the people, almost none bnt what is • made of the best wheal en four is to be seen, and in | almost all quarters ( liis description is now generally ; consumed, where mixed flour formerly was in com- 1 uion use. So low has the price fallen for the inferior j wheats of ihe e. rop of 1S21, that they are given in j considerable quantify to horses aud to stock, in pre, j ference to oats or olher grain ; there is also a general . waste and improvidence prevailing in the use, such ; as usually attends great abundance, and low prices, j The period is now approaching for the meeting of Parliament ; when it arrives, we may expect to see ; numerous petitions presented from the agricultural body, calling for a renewed investigation of the ' causes of their distress, and soliciting protection i and relief from the Legislature. In making such an appeal, it seems to he the duly of the parties to point ! out such means as are practical in their nature for affording them relief, and lhat are in the power of Parliament to adopt, without injury or injustice to the community at large. My object in again addres- sing myself to you, is to state the opinions which I entertain on this important subject, and to submit them for the consideration of those more immedi- ately interested, should they be thought deserving attention. Under the system of our Com Laws, previous fo the Act of last Session, it may he said the limits for the admission of foreign corn, did ( with perhaps the exception of oats,) give almost a monopoly of the market to the home grower; from this principle, that Act made but a slight deviation, and such, as I fear, is not susceptible of practical beneficial appli- cation. Whilst our growth remained beneath our consumption, during the war. and foreign corn was necessary to meet the deficiency, the prices were un- avoidably regulated by the extent of thai supply, and the terms on which it could he obtained. As our ports were, almost without interruption, open for a number of years, the existing law became next thing to a dead letter. The experience of ti e last four an average, must be added not less than 5$. per quarter for the expense of transport to the shipping- port, of preparation for shipping, of granary rent whilst collecting, and of agent's commission, with other smaller charges until put free on hoard, which will bring the cost when so shipped to 35s. to 40s. per quarter. The freight, insurance, and landing independent of the risk of condition, cannot, on hu average, he taken at less than 8s. per quarter — to which is to be added the profit expected by the importer, and for this I will only allow 2s. per quarter, making the whole cost, delivered at a Bri- tish port,- 45s. to 50s. according to quality. I think it is admitted, or will he so, that when the reduction which has generally taken place in the price of labour, of horses, utensils, and most of the necesaries required for farming purposes, is considered, 20s per quarter, or an advance of above 50 per cent, on the continental shipping price,. will cover the excess of rent of laud, and additional burdens, to which our growers are necessarily and unavoidably subject. With this before ine, I would propose, that the importation of foreign grain should at all times be permitted, subject to a duty not exceeding 15s, per quarter on wheat ( and in that proportion on oilier grain); this would give a pro- tecting price of 60s. to 65s. per quarter, with tbe prospect aud probability of steadiness that. might be expected to keep it generally near that point — if it fell under, foreign import, would cease; if. it advanced materially, lhat import would increase, but the fact of advance would prove the necessity for it that existed: when, in such cases, as soon as the six weeks average price reached 70s. per quarter, I would propose to reduce the duty to 10s.; when it advanced to 80s. the duly to be. 2s. 6d. ; and when it went up to & 0s, the duty to cease altogether, as I he price would then establish the inadequacy of onr own, and the necessity for foreign supply, when the interests of the consumer would call for, and require, such immediate protection. It may also be fairly urged, that other nnd important national benefits would flow from such a system : thus, according to the extent of our importations of foreign grain, to that amount would the foreigner he enabled to increase his purchases of our produce aud manufactures, w hich are at present only limited and restrained by his want uf adequate means to pay for them. The more the interests of the manufacturer were thus promoted, so would he be better able to pay for the produce of our soil, and his consumption thereof be, iu lhat proportion, increased & extended. I have ventured to throw these thoughts together for the consideration of those who have a deep interest in the subject of them; aud I beg to submit, that CAPti OF GOOD HOPE. Extract of a letter Irom the Cape of Good Hope, dated October 4 : " Although our condition is somewhat better thau if was two months back, yet it still remains a far from enviable one, and almost all the settlers find them- selves most grievously disappointed in their golden expectations. The land which we have had given us in this colony is, nine- tenths of it, totally unfit for tillage; it is strongly impregnated iu many parts wilh sulphur, and in others, with a substance re- sembling salt- pet re; and it is found extremely dif- ficult to raise either wheat or barley, although we were led to understand that both would easily grow here. Potatoes are, however, found to thrive gener- ally ; and many other descriptions of English veget- ables, it is thought, will, after a liltle extra culti- vation, answer well enough. The colonists and set- tlers have, however, cerfa- hily got the worst part of the Cape, as vve J^' arn from several who have made incursions intp the. interior, that the Caff'rees have some delightful plots of ground, which only want cultivation by civilized hands, to render them valuable and productive. The late dreadful storms here have done most irreparable damage to such of the crops as the industry and indefatigability of the settlers had been able lo raise, and this is doubly disheartening, from the unusual pains which they had been compelled to take to bring them to maturity. We have had lately several cargoes of wheat from Van Die man's land, and our letters accompanying these supplies give most flattering accounts of that colony, which never fail to excite the envy of the poor settlers here. The aboriginal inhabitants of this part of the world are the most savage, uncouth, and uncivilisable set of beings you ever saw. All attempts to get them into any sort of amicable intercourse have been found impracticable, and any settler, no matter how kind his intention may be, who ventures into their possessions, is almost certain of being murdered. This has been the case with more than one among us, who having been imprudent and daring enough to go among them, have fallen vic- tims to that imprudence. In consequence of those ; acts of violence, the intercourse with the natives is | very limited, it being' found utterly impossible lo j establish any real terms of amity with lliem. They j are likewise most notorious thieves; not such petty ! ones as yours in England, but robbers by the whole- ; sale, who drive oft' whole droves of our cattle at a ! time. This arises more from a natural love of thiev- i ing than from any real want of the beasts, as Ihey ! abound in the interior with fine cattle of all descrip- tions. This colony w ill most certainly never answer the views of the settlers, its natural state holding they are much more likelv to be benefitted bv « . .. . . svstem of moderate, but adequate protection, with I OI, t bope to ihe agriculturist that he could steady prices, such as 1 have pointed out, than hv evpr ra, se sufficient crops to remunerate lum for his p . i • .... . .." i exnenses and labour ibe llntfh tnrmf> r « sti rp. one of excessive protection, producing great and dangerous fluctuations, which, independent of the evil contained within itself, being in its nature hostile to the interests of the other branches of the community, might be expected to meet with their powerful opposition. ll is necessary something- decisive should be determined on, and adopted, ( or ibe evil is acquiring a . magnitude, and growing with a rapidity, that must otherwise ere long teruii- uutc in public calamity. lam, Sir, your most ob- dient servant, MERCATOR. expenses and labour. Tbe Dutch farmers still re- maining here entertain similar ideas, although, hav- ing the advantage of first choice, they are much better oft' than we are." CONSTANTINOPLE. The twenty- seven Gentlemen of Herefordshire ( more than half of whom are County Magistrates), who failed iu obtaining a Meeting of that County : under tiie sanction of the High Sheriff, for the j purpose of petitioning Parliament on the " unpa. i ralleled and daily increasing Agricultural Distress," i have resolved request the Lord Lieutenant to call | a County Meeting for that purpose, j The requisition for a County Meeting in Nor- : folk has been signed by a very large number of ; most respectable owners and occupiers of laud, : chiefiy the latter. The intentions are, first, to ! confine the resolutions to a prayer for relief from i those taxes which bear most severely upon Agri- years has shown that since our home growth first ! culture, such as the Malt Tax: secondly, to advert became equal to, and then exceeded, our consump- tion, the scale of cultivation has been such as ? o keep the average prices much below those fixed for allow- to and support Mr. Brougham's bill Session, with reference to brewing, and which was withdrawn on the distinct understanding that it Jug Ihe admission of foreign supp'v ; and lhat nothing Iwas to be brought forward in the next; and. , l'uJ. rs! s and d. he'ent growth, will , as(, to .. . the consideration of the Legislature ; te^ i - towards some amelioration and abatement of the pmiinVe ilMItm* uleraj> 1 v « ->• , •,.,.,• & , W l, en lireail V ftggft '' VS' a theu- d. sastrous effects. sought for wberexer] it:* ea> i ; 6e fiiiiud, rajv1 at '^ T*'*. '" cT." „ b. i'gher. it may cost, whilst fueans^' exist to pav for ft. It. is well known that the war prices and high average protection from foreign import, created the inducement, and produced great exertion, on the part of the. agriculturist*;- {<••- i- mpiw* - srort* f swotf- their cultivation, which, in consequence, was carried IO an extent of growth exceeding t, he Consnm. pUoii, and of supply beyond demand : the result'lm> heen, as ever must be in/ all such cases. A gradual and regular reduction in value took place, as the difli- cuity of sale increased, until prices reached the miserable and ruinous rates at which we now see thrni. It is undeniable, that long before they reached this extreme scale of depression, they had arrived at a point much below what was necessary to remoner- '! weight as coin, ate the. growers, who have for a considerable time i been struggling with difficulties that now threaten to overwhelm them, under which many have already fallen, and others are daily falling; nor have they the power or means for resisting this crisis at which they are arrived, or of attempting to turn its tide, by furuishinga more moderate supply to the market, as their urgent wants force them rapidly and prema- turely to sell their crops, in order to meet their immediate and pressing necessities. Under such a load of distress, with their capitals exhausted, or fast exhausting, many are already without the means for following up their ordinary systems of agriculture, of which the consequences are likely to be felt in the results of the next harvest; and should they extend to the following, they can- not be looked at without apprehension and alarm : — in either case, more or less deficiency in produce is the agricultural classes. " Silver was the original standard of England, and it ought not to have been changed. Gold being a scarcer article, it is more difficult to procure it in sufficient quantities for the purposes of ch dilation, and being a softer material, it is expensive to keep it up at its due Indeed, the arguments in favour of silver, as a preferable standard, seem to be unanswerable. Gold may be dispensed with, but silver cannot, being essential for the smaller, and consequently Ihe more numerous payments. Silver, also, cannot be so easily and profitably melted down;— it cannot be exported but at a greater risk and heavier charges ;— all our accounts are kept in pounds and shillings, or in reference to silver;— it is the least subject to variation;—- il is not so apt. to be hoarded.;— and it is the general tender in Europe aud America. Hence, silver ever has, and in the judgment of the ablest men, ever will hold the prerogative of being the general standard in commercial countries; gold being always valued by silver, but not silver by gold. Why then should Great Britain bean cxCt? pti<) h ? Of Ihis famous city, the following impression of a first view is given by a late visitor:— 44 Amid the novelties that strike the European on his arrival, nothing surprises him more than tbe silence that pervades so large a capital. He hears no noise of carls or carriages rattling through the j streets, for there are no wheeled vehicles in the city, except a very few painted carts— callled arabahs— j drawn bbyuffaloes, in which women occasionally take ! the air in the suburbs, and which go only a foot's ; pace. The only sounds he hears by day, are the cries of bread, fruits, sweetmeats, or sherbet, carried ! in a large wooden tray on the head of an itinerant vender, and at intervals the barking of dogs dis- ' turbed by the foot of the passengers.— Attracted hy the beauty of the prospect, and Ihe advantages promised by the situation of the city, he is bitterly ' disappointed on walking through it, to find himself in streets roughly paved, if paved at all, encumbered of last | w, tb filth, and crowded with lazy ugly curs, of a reddish brown colour, with muzzles like that of a fox, short ears and famished looks, who lie in the middle of them, and only rise when roused by blows. He is amused by the endless variety of the turbans worn by the Turks he meets, ( whose different situations are marked by the form and colour of their head dress), and by the shapeless figures of the vwomen, who are all covered with a large wrapper of crimson, blue, or green cloth, and wilh folds of linen on their heads, which so completely hide the that a Tu* k; may pass h. is wife without recognising hei\— The corftflrSt ^ Me'A''(^ ons1a. hIindpie& an European city, is still more strongly marked at night. By ten o'clock every human voice is hushed, and not a Stockdale, ex parte Lord Kenyon. The Commissioners under this commission, Messrs. Mitford, Glyn, Twiss, and Me teal f, have investigated a proof of debt to the amount of £ 5000, tendered by Lord Kenyon against the bankrupt's estate. On the part of the creditors it was contended, that Lord Kenyon was a partner with the bankrupt, as proprietor of The True Briton Newspaper, and there- fore liable for all the debts of that concern He could not, therefore, be allowed fo prove in compe- tition with his own creditors. From the evidence of the bankrupt, it appeared that The True Briton was established in the spring of 1820; Messrs. Swift, Merle, and Stockdale, were the proprietors ; but all the funds were to be supplied by Lord Kenyon. His Lordship was to be the appellee in all disputes between the parties, and the Paper was to be con- ducted on strictly constitutional principles, civil and religious, of which Lord Kenyon was to be the judge. Lord Kenyon was also to apportion the profits of the Paper among the parties, according to tiie quantum meruit of their exertions. He had also the power of dismissal, and in the event of the profits of the Paper becoming large or enormous, he wav at liberty to apply ihem to the support of other Pi pers, the distribution of tracts, and the assistance of such charities as his Lordship might think fit. Mr. Marryatt contended, that from this evidence it was impossible to fix Lord Kenyon as a partner. His Lordship had, merely as the friend of the parties, assisted them with money, and had taken upo. u him- self the office of arbitrator, in case any dis putes should arise among them. He had not, in any in stance, appeared as a partner, nor had he it; the slightest degree participated in the profits. Mr. C. Phillips, on the other hand, argued at i'on- siderable length, that the fact of Lord Kenyt n's joint proprietorship in The True Briton Newspaper had heen clearly established. It was true that l is Lordship had not derived auy profit frojn it, as it turned out, but he might have derived considerable profit. Lord Kenyon was known to be a very cha.- ritable man. He might perhaps expend £ 500a- yeat in charities, and if the profits of The True Brit ori had amounted to that sum, they might have bene- fited him to that amount, inasmuch as he could apply them to that purpose, instead of drawing upon his private property. But the Paper benefited his Lordship in another, although noi in a pecuniary way— in a way, however, which, to a person of his Lordship's rank and consideration in ihe country, was much more important. He was known to he the head of the Anli. Catholic party in this country, and for the purpose of furthering the objects of that party he had established a Newspaper, devoted to its interests. His Lordship must therefore bear the consequences; aud it was only one proof, among many, of the unfortunate issue of political specula- lions. The Commissioners were clearly of opinion lhat the fact of a partnership had been proved ; they therefore decided that Lord Kenyon must pay off nil .' lie debts of The True Briton before he could be allowed to come iu and prove against Mr. Stockdale's private estate. e.^ il^ JI^ Y^ Si. r'^ ohn Sinclair, iiv ad- dition to/ hls- - late com'muwcaticfns on Currency, has added an explanatory paiagraphHo his'Circular, expressing his full conviction that an _ augmented value froui gold to silver,- vvoii!- d- geeatly tend to ~ relieve the . distresses- which are now experienced hi/ KENT WINTER ASSIZES. MAIDSTONE, DEC. 16.— Mr. Justice Bayley proceeded I-. I llie Towu- ball at about 10 o'clock this morning, when his Majesty's commission was opened ; the learned ,' udge then attended divine service. At about half past 12 o'clock the Grand Jury were sworn.— His Majesty's proclamation for the advancement of religion and morality having been read, the learned Judge delivered tbe charge lo the Grand Jury, of which the following is an extract:— Gentlemen,— We are met at this unusual period of the year, In ti v the experiment of a VVinler Assize, for the purpose of delivering, at this season, the county gaol of such prisoners us are therein confined. Gentle men,— It affords me matter of great satis- faction to find so general an attendance of gentlemen who have been summoned upon the countv Grand Jury. It is a most grateful sight to witness with how great readiness gentlemen of rank, consideration, and influence, come forward gratuitously with their important services whenever their country calls for their valuable assistance. Gentlemen,— There may be a difference of opinion as to the probable efficacy of the measure, upon the adoption or rejection of which this experimental circuit will decide; but I hope and trust, that so important a measure will meet with the most impartial consideration, and which will be fairly and fully ascertained by the present Assize, in connexion with those already holden or shortly to he held. There jar_ e., » j) e or two points upon which no two persons can differ, and in the justice and necessity of which all must agree; those points are, 1st, that prisoners against whom the evidence may be deficient, may he as speedily as possible removed from the dangerous tendency of prison associations, and restored to that to he apprehended, and whenever* tbe suppiv is % ad « >|> tili » R » ld as the sole legal tender found to fall short of Ihe demand, high prices will j for all sums exceeding 40 shillings, we have inevitably follow ; they must then necessarily go to ! overturned a system that had existed for about 1000 liberty to which they are by right entitled ; and creature is seen in the streets, except a few patroles 2dly, that those whose guilt shall be proved, may be and the innumerable dons, which beino- re. o- arded as removed from prison inactivity to that beneficial industry to which their sentence may consign them Gentlemen,— As many prisoners will in all proba- bility be discharged, it may he a matter worthy yyiir attention, to consider the probability of their having at this season of the year the immediate means < Tf subsistence on their liberation from confinement, and the difficulty of their honestly pursuing their ways to their respective homes; allow me, gentle- men, to press this subject upon your notice, in the hope that you may be enabled to devise some measure that may remove what may in all likelihood be termed an objection to the proposed additional cir- cuits. and the innumerable dogs, which being regarded as unclean animals by the Turks, have no other shelter than they can find under gateways and benches in the streets, whence at intervals they send forth such repeated bowlings, that it requires practice to be able to sleep in spite of their noise.— This silence is occasionally and frequently disturbed by a fire, which is announced by the pat role striking on the pavement with their iron- shod staves, and calling loudly Yangenvar; ' There is a fire,' ou which the firemen ( mostly Janizaries) assemble, and all the inhabitants in the neighbourhood of the conflagration are immediately on thealert. If it be not quickly sub- dued, all the ministers of slate are obliged to attend, and, if it threaten extensive ravages, the Sultan himself must appear, to encourage the efforts of the firemen." RIO DE JANEIRO. Jiandinel. In consequence of the death of fhe Earl of Tankerville, a vacancy has occurred in the repre- sentation of the Borough of Berwick; and it is sialyl ihat Rear Admiral Sir J. P. Beresford has coimntuenad an active canvas to succeed Lord OMilston, who is called up to the House of Peers. _ S: r W. Elliot, Dart, aud Mr. Balfour, arc also oai. didaH' 8. that point which will admit foreign supply, when it will depend on the extent of deficiency in our home growth, and of that foreign supply, how far prices will advance beyond it. That such a period is. ap- proaching, I cannot doubt ; its first, consequence will I e, to disappoint and irritate the consumers, who have now for some time been accustomed to prices much under what thev ought, as well as what they can afford, to pay. The next effect will he to revive tiie spirits and hopes of the agriculturist, who will then be encouraged to resume bis habits of extended cultivation, from which similar results of production and depression may, in the course of seasons, be expected again to follow. Thus, it would appear, that under the present system, our growers are likely to continue to he tossed from one extreme to, another, alternately, which has already been so destructive to them, and will be ultimately found most injurious to the interests of the com- munity at large. With such facts before us, it seems highly desir- able measures should be adopted that are calculated to maintain. a steadiness of price in ordinary seasons — sorb as would afford a fair and reasonable remu- neration lo the farmer, and at the same time give the necessary protection lo Ihe consumer. To effect ihis, it appears to me necessary, at all times, to admit ihe importation of foreign corn, subject to such a duty as will be sufficient to afford protection against the additional burdens to which our growers are unavoidably subject ; bnt to cease, when actual deficiency from failing harvests produces excessive prices. In looking lo such a system, we have to put out of sight the enormous war prices; the landlords, too, must make up their minds to a reduced and moderate permanent scale of rents, and their tenantry must learn to give up many of those luxurious indulgeiicies to which they have become more or less accustomed, and resume the more homely, frugal, and industrious, but not less independent, habits of their predecessors. I am prepared to contend, that it is for the interests of our agriculturists that their growth should rather be kept within the consumption, and therefore desirable that a moderate foreign supply should, in ordinary seasons, be reejuireel, as necessary to steadi- ness in price, and for preventing the recurrence of those evils from which they are now suffering so severely. Under such a system, the inducement to excessive cultivation would, in a great measure, be put an end to: whilst a protecting- duty would prevent any considerable importation, unless it was required to make good deficiency from unfavourable seasons. It is known to every man conversant in. the corn trade, as I think i. t must be to every one who has read with attention the evidence given before the Agricultural Committees of the House of Commons, that the foreign grower, in Europe or America, cannot afford to raise good wheat under 30s to 35s. per Winchester quarter; nor will such prices induce him to extend his ordinary cultivation— to this, on years, and added materially to the oppression arising from the re- establisbment of a metallic currency. The present price of silver is 4s. lid. The Mint price is 5s. fid. Hence, if the silver Mint were opened to the public, it would save 7d( In a recent work by a very intelligent traveller in Rio de Janeiro, & c. are the following interest- ing circumstance's:— 44 In Rio I heard so much of tbe district named the Campo, which I learned we should this day enter upon, that I became almost impatient with the. thick forests, narrow and swampy roads, which we tra- velled for about two leagues, when our guide, the only one of the party to whom the place was familiar, | OLD BAILEY.-— John Wait, a man of respect- able appearance, about 45 years of age, and who j formerly carried on business to great extent at j Bristol and Birmingham, was tried last week for forging the name of John Cox to a power of attorney, which he sent to a stockbroker, to sell out £ 2,189. 17s. Od. three per cent, consols, stand- ing in the joint names of Wait and Cox, as trustees under a will; Guilty—. Death, but recommended j to mercy. in every 4s. lid. and would facilitate payments, by j made a short turn " to the right, and suddenly the reducing the amount of all debt? and taxes full 16 ' " " T ' " ' " * ' per cent." JDfcAR. Sport,— A respectable individual of a neighbouring village has, within the last few days, been proceeded against for the recovery of fines to the amount of £ 350, for having killed seven pheasants a few days before tbe time allowed by law.— Leitester Chronicle, Mr. Edward Holland, who died lately, is said to have left, in ready money, nearly a million and a half sterling. His nephew has become possessed of the principal pari of this immense sum. On the morning of Friday last about two o'clock, the dam, or bank head, of a new made pond at Embley, the property of Sir T. Freeman Heathcotc, Bart, gave way, owiog to the badness of the bottom, it being a peat bog', which slipped- out from under the weight of soil deposited to form the dam. The velocity of the water ( covering nearly 30 acres) was so great as to level a plaiita- j tion of timber iii 1 lie same manner as wheat is lodged afler a heavy storm of rain; nearly the whole was Covered with sand and gravel, only about a yard of the top of the trees remaining above it. Immense quantities of peat were washed up in masses of from one pound to one ton, anil strewed over the meadow belonging to Mr. G. Dawkins, which was contiguous to the pond, unel who, it is lo be feared, will be a great loser, his meadows being in many places covered with sand, That gentleman has also sustained a very serious injury by the water washing away upwards of two acres of turnips, aud nearly the w hole of the sod on which they grew. From the immense quantity of timber, peat, and fence- wood carried down by the water, which was from ten to sixteen feet in depth, the large bridge at Ower was washed away, being about 100 tons of masonry and materials; by which the road from Ringvvood to Romxey is at present rendered impassable. It is said that Sir T. F. Heatbcote employed upwarels of 100 men nearly three years in forming and making the dam of the pond, which is supposed to have bejen destroyed in about half an hour. From what could bes. een from the pond- head all surprise at the damage ceases; the depth of water being estimated at 40- feet, and its descent from the bottom of the pond to the river, at the least 40 feet more. No cattle were drowned. A foot bridge, for the convenience of passengers, has since been erected over the river on the upper side of the late bridge — Southampton Chronicle, Downs lay before us. Wa were at the foot of a short and sleep bill, Ihe morning was advanced and sultry, and among ihe woods not a breath of air was stirring. At once we were sainted by a fine bracing breeze in our faces, and hailed it with a burst of joy; we dismounted, and in the shade, at the very verge of the forest, refreshed ourselves and ihe horses. This was indeed a luxurious hour, I breathed ambrosial I gales, and felt my nerves new strung. 1 had often heard of invalids who left the city in the last stages of debility, and on arriving at these salubrious re- ; giojis, were so much recovered, that, according to j their own phrase, 4 they could buffet with, and sub- ! due a sturdy muie ;' and though healthy, experi- j enced myself a wonderful renovation both of power, and spirits. From the summit of the hill we looked i backward over the tops ofthe trees, and before us I up » n an open country quite destitute of wood, to an almost unbounded horizon.— Afler riding about six miles over these open and level Dowus, we arrived at a small neat- looking church, surrounded hy a low- wall ond joined to a parsonage house. Its appear- ance at a distance was extremely, interesting, lor the ! day was a holy oue, and though uot a single hahita- j tion had been seen, at least three hundred people : had assembled to hear Mass. Service was already closed, and tlie females, dressed in white and showy colours, were seated in parties on the grass, with green and blue, red and purple umbrellas held over them, as a shelter from the sun. Their thin features and sallow complexions distinctly marked them for country Brazilians, while the black woollen hats amj bactas, which they wore, gave them some resem- blance to a congregation of YVelsh women in summer. The older men were engaged at a little distance among- the horses, and gave to their group the ap- pearance of a fair ; the young ones were occupied iu sprightly spoils, and enlivened the scene by their clamour and vivacity ; the slaves were mingled with their Senhoras, or guarding the cattle which they rode."— The writer says, 44 Not only nil the produc- tions of agriculture are here poured forth almost spontaneously, hut ihe earth seems to be impregnated with wealth, in the strictest sense of the word. Every river brings down gold dust with its stream ; diamonds are discovered ofa size and with a profusion which scarcely any other part of the world can equal; and on one occasion he travelled over an immense- hill, or rather a mountain of iron, so pure that only five parts in a hundred consisted of alloy; tbe re- maining ninety- five being pure metal. It was one entire mass of iron, so totally free from any mixture of earth or soil, that not a blade of grass was to be seen upon it, nothing but a continuous coating of 1 rust or oxyde of irpn,' s COMPARATIVE NUTRITIVE PROPERTIES OF FOOD.— A very interesting and curious Report of this subject was lately presented to the French Minister of the Interior by Messrs. Percy and Vau- quelin, two Members of the Institute; the result of their experiments is as follows — In Bread, every lOOlbs. weight are found to contain SOlbs. of nutri- tious matter: Butcher's Meat, averaging the various sorts, 351 bs. in tbe lOOlbs.; French Beans 92lbs. in lOOlbs,; Broad Beans, SOlbs. iu lOOlbs; Peas, 93lbs. in lOOlbs.; Lentilcs, 94lbs. in lOUlbs.; Greens and Turnips, which are the most aqueous of our veget- ables used for domestic, purposes, furnish only 8lbs. of solid nutritious substance in lOOlbs."; Carrots, 14lbs. in lOOlbs.; and what is very re- markable as being in opposition to the hitherto acknowledged theory, lOOlbs. of potatoes only yield 25lbs, of substance, lib. of good Bread is equal to 2| lbs. or 3lbs. of best Potatoes ; and 75lbs. Bread and 301 bs. Meat is equal to 300lbs. of Po- j tatoes ; or to go more into detail, Jib. Bread and 5oz. Meat are equal to 3lbs. of Potatoes.; lib. of Potatoes is equal to 4lbs. of Cabbage and 3ibs. of Turnips; but lib. of Rice3, Broad Beans, or French Beans, in grain, is equal to 3lbs. of Potatoes. ATTEMPT ON TIIE LIFE OF THE MARQUIS WELLESLEY. [ From the Dublin Freeman's Journal.] " The Lord Lieutenant visited the Theatre Royal in full state oi. Saturday night, and, notwithstanding the premeditated and ferocious opposition of a de- sperate band of ruffians, who went to the house fos; the express purpose of indulging their malignant passions, the. Noble Marquis was received in a man- ner which must have been highly grateful to his feelings. 41 The doors of the house were opened at half- past six o'clock, and in a few moments the pit, the upper boxes or slips, and the galleries were filled. Some of the most determined of the rioters, including a man who brought a watchman's rattle, obtained ad- mission with the first persons who entered, having' been stationed, no doubt, outside the doors long- before they were unclosed. Numerous parlies, com- posed of personages of rank and fashion, continued to flow in in rapid succession. All this time, an unusual degree of clamour, increased occasionally by cat- calls, and the creak of the rattle, prevailed. 44 At five minutes before seven the arrival of the Lord Lieutenant was announced. On his Excel- lency's appearance, the orchestra struck up God save the King, and the audience arose and greeted him with a general peal of applause, clapping of bauds, waving of hats and handkerchiefs, &<;. & c. These marks of popular approbation were aeknow. ledged by his Excellency with great grace, dignity, and feeling : he was then about to lake his chair, when the audience called for the performers to sing God save the King. All the vocalists of the Com- pany, who had previously received orders to be in attendance ready dressed, came forward and sang the anthem, the Marquis Weilesley and the whole audience— the loyul Orangemen only excepted— joining in the chorus. Tlie play, Goldsaiilh'sComedy of she Stoops to Covguer, then proceeded, without material interruption, to the close of the fifth act. When Old Hardcastle and Tony Lumpkin appe? ired with their tankards ofale, ihe Oruugemen called on them to drink the Glorious, pious, and immortal memory, a call to which the performers ( Williams and Liston) of course, paid no attention. Ti e Lord Mayor was g roaned for his obedience to the instruc- tions of the King, and some very coarse and con- temptible ribaldry was uttered occasionally against Lis Lordship, and even mueh more elevated per- sh mages; but notwithstanding these ebullitions of I;* id feeling, the Play passed off in comparative quiet. Ir was succeeded almost without the interval of a ma ment by Lord Morning- ton's celebrated and beau- tifid glee, Here in cool Grot, which the Orangemen, witih characteristic good taste, laboured lo render inau dible. About ihe merits of the composition they gavi themselves no trouble; they were loid if had been produced hy a member of the House of Welles- ley, ioid this was enough to entitle it to the honour of" tli » ? ir disapprobation. 44 TVie curtain was now let down, and the band comm.* need playing God save the King again, ac- cording lo the usual custom between the play and farce, \ vhen a quart bottle was thrown from the gallery, and falling on the stage quite close to the float or fe ot lamps was taken up by Mr. Barton, the leader of the band, aud exhibited to the bouse. A general expression of elisgt. Vt aud execration fol- lowed ; and several persons proceeded from the boxes and pit to the galleries, for the purpose of identifying und securing the offender. The band then resumed,, finished God- save the King, and played Patrick's Da\ j, the time of which the Marquis Wellesley also". marked, Many bars of this national ir had nol bee\ i performed, when another missile, a large wedge of timber, which formed the heavy part of a watchman's rattle, was aimed at the' Lord Lieutenant'* box. It struck the moulding at the top of the box, and glancing off", at the left hand corner, fell on the stage close to the door in the proscenium. Mr. Johnston, who bad been standing behind his Excellency's chluir, instantly left the Vice Regal box and went to » the gallery, where- he addressed a few bold and energetic sentences to the audience, calling upon them, as Men, and Irishmen, to point out the ruffian who h; id attempted the life of the King's representative, for1 having done his duty to his Sovereign and his country. Several Gentle- men had followed Mr Johnston to tiie gallery, and the principal rioters were imnwdiately pointed out, and carried off' in custody to the Police Office iu College street. Mr. Johnston Ihen returned to the Lord Lieutenant's box. Hie afterpiece, Tom Thumb, was performed without further disturbance, and at its conclusion, ihe audience again called on liie performers for God save the King, which was given as before. The Lord Lieutenant was again repeat- edly and warmly cheered, and having made his obeisances, retired amidst the loudest and most general expressions of rf « peet and applause " The above is a hasty sketch of the occurrences of Saturday night. The conduct of the Lord Lieu- tenant, from the beginning to the end, was just what might have been expected from a Nobleman of his high reputation. When the missiles were flung, he came forward to tbe very edge of the box, aud defying those who aimed at him, exposed his whole person, and turned his face in the boldest manner to the Gallery, from which the weapons had been thrown. The following are extracts from ihe dppositions upon oath, taken at College- street Police Office yesterday morning: — George Graham has been fully identified by Ser- jeant George Harris of ihe 7th Hussars, as the individual who maliciously threw ihe watchman's rattle at the Lord Lieutenant. A second information upon oath corroborates the above fact. Depositions on oath have been taken against two Brothers of ihe name of Handwick, carpenters, for riotous conduct. And a further information from a respectable person has heen sworn against 11. Ilandwiek, posi- tively identifying him as being the person who linew the bottle. There were six taken and detained lill yesterday morning, two of whom were liberated upou bail, as' no Charges were preferred against them. Placards, printed on narrow slips of paper, weW distributed in great quantities through the house.—• Immediately on his Excellency's entrance, a large parcel was thrown down, hy a party Who sat in one of the pigeon boles directly above tiie Lord Lieu- tenant's box, evidently with the view of attracting his attention.— The following are copies Ex- Governor of the BANTAMS Shall change his MORNING TON E! NO POPERY !!! The Protestants want Talbot,* As the Papists have got all but!! f And Fleming-]- tho' he has the Mace, May find it hard to keep his place. 44 Gabbett's Digest. * The lale Lord Lieutenant. f The present Lord Mayor. X A legal work of some repute, compiled by Mr, Gabbett, the Police Magistrate, and Barrister of College- street Division. EXTRAORDINARY FACTS.— Gibbon, who in his celebrated history of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, has left an imperishable me- morial of his enmity to the Gospel, resided many years in Switzerland, where, with the profits of his works, he purchased a considerable estate. This property has descended to a gentleman, who, out of its rents, expends a large sum annually in the pro- mulgation of that very Gospel which his prede- j cessor insidiously endeavoured to undermine, not having courage openly to assail it.— Voltaire boast- ed that with one hand he would overthrow that edifice of Christianity, which required the hands of twelve Apostles to build up. At this day, the press which he employed at Ferney to print his blasphemies, is actually employed at Geneva in printing the Holy Scriptures. Thus the self. same engine, which he set to work to destroy the credit of the Bible, is engaged in disseminating its truths. It is a remarkable circumstance also, that the first provisional meeting forthe reformation of an Aux- iliary Bible Society at Edinburgh, was held in the very room in which Hume died. " THE BEACON" NEWSPAPER.— On Monday, came on, before the New Jury Court at Edinburgh, the trial of an action brought against Mr. Duncan Stevenson, Printer of the above Paper, for a libel upon the character of James Gibson, Esq. Clerk fo the Signet, in which the damages were laid at £ 5000. Sir James Gardner Baird was foreman of the Jury, which was composed of gentlemen of great respect- ability ; and the trial occupied the attention of the Court from ten in the morning till ten at night, when a verdict was unanimously returned for the pursuer on all the issues— damages £ 500. A loud peal of applause followed this announcement, but it was speedily silenced by the Judge. The Court was crowded, and the etemand for admission su loud and clamourous as often to interrupt the pro- ceedings within doors. Shortly before the verdict was given, the doors of ihe Hall of Justice were beset with persons who awaited the issue. BANKRUPTS, DEC. 17.— Robe it George Spedding, jun. hue of Riekmaiisworth, Herts, coal- merchant.— John Butterton, of Drayton in Hales, Shropshire, money- scrivener.— John Crisp, of Pcosenhall, Suf- folk, shopkeeper.— Samuel Knipe, of Liverpool, merchant.— Samuel Hoylance, of Liverpool, mer- chant.— Henry Leay Bennett, of Liverpool, tobac- conist... Joseph Henry Seward, of Leominster, mercer, — Michael Pile, jun. of Siehnouth, Devonshire, cabi- net- maker.— Edward James and Robert Weston, of Manchester, hop and spirit- dealers. Printed and published by IF, Eddoives, Corn Markit, Shrewsbury, to whom Advertisements or / iiticles of Intelligence are requested to be addressed. Advir. tisemevts are also received by Messn. Seicton and Co. Warwick- Square, Newgate Street, and Dir. Barker, A'o. 33, Fleet Street, London ; likewise by Messrs. J. K. Johnston and Co. 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