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The number of articled clerks applying for admission as attorneys this term is no less than 167.
The Irish Arms Act was appointed by the Lord Lieutenant in council to come into operation on Monday last.
WILLIAM PAWSON, Esq., returned 7-1/2 per cent. to his tenantry, at his rent audit on Monday, in the Bridge of Aln.
A Scotch paper states that MR. HILL, of Eden Hall, has refused £600 for his celebrated short-horned bull "Eden".
LORD FRANCIS EGERTON, M.P., has been unanimously re-elected Lord Rector of Aberdeen University, by the Senatus Academicus.
Of sixty-seven banks that existed in London in 1800, thirty-two have been discontinued, leaving thirty-five, or little more than half, remaining.
Last week PROFESSOR WHEWELL, went out of office, as Vice Chancellor of the University of Cambridge, on the conclusion of his academical year.
The Odd Fellows of Liverpool have purchased the Nelson-street Assembly Rooms, or "Hall of Sciences", as it was denominated, for £4,600.
MR. GLADSTONE, president of the board of trade, has authorised the "Morning Herald" to "deny, in the most distinct terms, that he is a Tractarian".
There was a very dense fog over the metropolis for a few hours on Monday morning. The navigation of the river was very much impeded.
At the rent days of MATTHEW BELL, Esq., M.P., held in Northumberland and Durham during the present week, a return of ten per cent. was made to his tenantry.
It is said that the costs of the prosecution against M. PEDRO de ZULLETTA, for slave-trading, of which charge he was acquitted last week, exceeded £1700.
Upwards of 270 highly-respectable firms and indivduals in Manchester have agreed to close their places of business at one o'clock every Satruday afternoon.
The national debt at this time amounts to £770,000,000. It is owing to about a million and a half persons, holders of government securities for money in the funds.
An eel was last week left by the receding tide on Milnthorpe sands, which measured five feet in length and twenty inches in circumference, and weighed no less than 32 pounds.
The Poor Law commissioners have issued a peremptory mandate for forming a union in the city of Canterbury. Up to the present time this step has been successfuly resisted.
The registrar-general's returns show, that only five per cent. of the marriages take place out of the church; and that 85 per cent. of the children usually born are baptised in the church.
A house in the neighbourhood of Park-lane, London, has been taken for the DUC de BORDEAUX and suite. His Royal Highness, it is said, will occupy his town residence for two months at least.
At Stockport, the head-quarters of Cobdenism, even under the very nose of the itinerant M.P., seven Conservative councillors have been returned against three Radicals. Glory to Stockport !!
Gentle treatment and rapid and close milking, will tend to the greatest development of the milk in cows, and the contrary practises will have the effect of materially reducing the quantity.
An order in Council dated on Friday last, directs that the archdeanconry and deanery of Llandaff shall forthwith be disunited and become from henceforth two separate and distinct dignities and offices.
FULLER, the well-known author of "British Worthies", wrote his own epitaph, as it appears in Westminster Abbey. It consists of only four words, but it speaks volumes: "Here lies Fuller's earth !"
The Queen has been pleased to appoint the REV. JAMES ROBERTSON, Minister of Ellon, in the county of Aberdeen, to be secretary to her Majesty's sole and only Master Printers in Scotland, in the room of MR. DAVID WELSH.
The 32nd, 64th, 67th, 70th, and 83d, regiments are now so located, independent of the guards from London, that they could all be forwarded in a few hours by railway to Liverpool, and then to Dublin by steamer.
The Queen Dowager has subscribed the munificent donation of 100 guineas to the fund in the course of being raised to defray the necessary expenses of the restoration of the venerable Cathedral at Llandaff.
The "Record" states, that an attempt made some time since to obtain a general concurrence of the bench of bishops in a condemnation of the tracts for the times , failed through the instrumentality of the Bishop of Exeter !
On Friday last, SIR HUGH EVELYN, who is described as very aged and feeble, was discharged by the chief commission er of the Insolvent Debtors' Court, in London, after having been imprisoned in the Queen's prison eighteen years.
On the Dublin and Kingston line, passengers are carried in one of the trains at the rate of half a farthing per mile; before they reduced their fares, shares were at eighteen per cent. discount, now they bear seven per cent. premium.
Quick lime is found to be a much better agent than water in dispersing the choke damp that is often found in wells and pits. The application of a bushel of lime, slaked or unslaked, will be sufficient to clear a well in five or ten minutes.
Many people take newspapers, but few preserve them: yet the most interesting reading imaginable is a file of old newspapers. It brings up the very age, with all its bustle and everyday affairs, and marks its spirit and its genius more than the most laboured description of the historian.
Who can take a paper dated half a century ago, without the thought that almost every name here printed is now cut upon a tombstone at the head of an epitaph ?
It is the intention of the Conservative students in the University of Glasgow, who are now a very decided majority, to relieve MR. FOX MAULE from his duties as Lord Rector, and to replace him by that popular nobleman, the EARL OF EGLINTON.
ALDERMAN HUMPHREY, M.P., the Lord Mayor of London, on the day preceding his retirement from office, gave a dinner to about fifty dissenting ministers, among whom were the REV. J. BURNETT, THE REV. JABEZ BUNTING, &c.
Several gentlemen, who have carried on manufactories in Leeds, are about to proceed to Constantinople, having made arrangements with the sultan for superintending different departments of a large manufacturing establishment in that city.
The Secretary of State has just issued an order to all keepers of prisons to be supplied with the names, ages, when, and where tried, sentence, special marks or suggestion by the judge or court, trade or professsion, &c., of all convicts under sentence for transportation.
It is stated that the Low Moor Iron Company, near Bradford, have received an order for 1220 iron cannon, 22,000 eight-inch shells, and 150,000 cannon shot, 32 pounders. It has not publicly transpired whether the order is from the Hon. East India Company or for the British Government.
On Tuesday week a man named LEWIS STAVER, upwards of 60 years of age, fell over the East Cliff at Ramsgate, a height of about 100 feet. Most extraordinary to relate not a single bone was broken, although the unfortunate man was so much bruised that very slight hopes are entertained of his recovery.
The Association for the Promotion of the Fine Arts in Scotland has, since its institution ten years ago, collected £36,000. The number of paintings bought is 771, besides 40 pieces of sculpture; and the sum distributed among the artists probably amounts to three-fourths of the whole, say £27,000, or £3,000 per annum.
Since the light sovereigns have been called in, no less a number than 600,000 have been forwarded from the Branch Bank of England in Newcastle, to the parent bank, London. The loss thus sustained in the neighbourhood is not less than £10,000, being 4d each on the 600,000, the charge made by the Branch Bank of England.
In an extent against the house of DEAN and CANDY, for participation in the Custom-house frauds, government obtained possession of a bookcase, valued at £60; among the books were found those of the firm, containing good debts to the amount of £40,000, the whole of which government will now be able to collect, and pay themselves the whole of the penalties.
"Prince Caradoc", one of the very best bred horses of the day, passed through York on Tuesday last, enroute, for shipment to Germany. His sire, the "Colonel", ran a dead heat with "Cadland" for the Derby, and afterwards won the St. Leger; his dam, the "Queen of Trumps", won the Oaks and St. Leger. The Prince is a horse of immense power and stoutness, and will be a valuable acquisition to the German breeders. MR. GEORGE HOLME, of Thirsk, is the exporter.
It is not generally known that MR. COBDEN, M.P., received his education at an academy at Bowes, for the "board, clothing, and tuition" of young gentlemen, kept by the late MR. CLARKSON, where he gave promise of considerable talent. The Bowes schools have since been immortalized in the faithful and graphic narrative of "Nicholas Nickleby", from the pen of MR. DICKINS.
An official gentleman, employed by SIR ROBERT PEEL for the purpose, has been for nearly six months past, engaged in preparing a statement of the revenues of the Irish church establishment, arranged in a tabular form, embracing each individual parish, and specifying the income of the incumbent, the number of Protestant parishoners, whether or not there is a church in the parish and other details.
On the 8th inst., in the criminal court, the REV. MR. BRIDGMAN and his son were indicted for removing a leaden coffin from the family vault of the late T. G. TAWHEY, at St. John's chapel, Walworth. They had proposed to restore the skeleton of the deceased to his friends, on condition that the prosecution should not be proceeded with; but the proposition was not listened to. The jury returned a verdict of guilty against JOHN WHITE BRIDGMAN, and ordered him to be imprisoned for twelve months, and acquitted the father.