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Evening Star And Dial (Newspaper) - December 21, 1861, London, Middlesex No. 1,806. R R R THE 6, Oxford - - OPEN EVERY - Selections from Simon and by Miss Miss Madame Messrs. W. and C and Mr. p. Varied Entertainments by Messrs. W. M. P. K. and 8AM 6d.; Mcora and private 10a. 66V ' ROYAL ALHAMBRA at Seven Musical Mr. Thomas from iter Majesty's Enormous attraction t the the wondrous every Evening at only Steve la Globe the Mazio The M. da the great sensation Paris bear testimony to his extraordinary although 5 feet 2 inches he issues from a hamper 26 inches long by 18 inches Jean and the celebrated The inimitable who will sing a new song written expressly for him entitled The quaint The fascinating J. F. Les petite Alioe and Mr. H. on the and Grand Operatic Selections by Vernon the Misses Madame Pull band and and refreshments of first-class at moderate IANO FORTES afc MOORE and 101, These are first-class of rare possessing exquisite improvements recently and which effect a a and beautiful quality of tone that stands Prices from 18 First-class pianos for with easy terms of PIANOFORTES and HARMONIUMS LENT on With option of aad of every description and w and Extensive 73, Grand by for and instruments for sale or Some excellent second-hand pianos for W. OF and w for the information of the public and their numerous beg to make the following announcement regarding the VALUE of feeling persuaded that the interests of the fair trader and the public will be alike promoted by the wide circulation of knowledge on this Gold being divided into 24 parts or follows that gold of 24 carats fine is worth per 23 ditto 22 3 17 10� 21 ditto 3 14 4 20 ditto 3 10 9| 13 carats 17 ditto 16 ditto 15 ditto 14 ditto 13 ditto 12 ditto U ditto 3 3 0 2 16 2 13 2 9 2 6 2 2 1 18 11 9 11 10 8 ditto 7 ditto 6 ditto 5 ditto 4 ditto 3 ditto 2 ditto 1 1 4 1 1 0 17 0 14 0 10 0 7 0 3 19 ditto 3 7 3* | ID ditto 115 4J ' 1 ditto ( 16, W.C. This Establishment closes at Six in the and on Saturdays at One DINING and B. SAVORY and SON'S pamphlet of illustrated with may be had gratis ana postage on Nos. if and 12, opposite the Bank of ENTS and M. P. 33 and 34, and Chronometer by special to Her Majesty the 33 and 34, of DUTY OFF Geneva Watch sent free and safe for 30s., upon of order or stamps to Frederick 34, 93, CHRISTMAS MESSRS. MECHI and BAZINS ESTABLISHMENTS are replete a large and well-selected assortment of useful and elegant ARTICLES ADAPTED TOR consisting of DRESSING TRAVELLING DRESSING Med iw Writing Table Antique Papier Mache Chessboards ana Card Postage Parisian Novelties in Work Knitting DESPATCH BOXES and WRITING in Russia and Morocco 20 different forms and fitted with real Bramah and Chubb others of a cheaper PORTABLE WRITING and DRESSING Brush Courier Pic Nfo Wicker Luncheon Sporting Wine and Spirit &c. THE BIJOU PHOTOGRAPHS of 2,000 living celebrities of the Is. 6d. DRAWING BOOM ALBUMS to contain from 12 to 200 3s. 6d. to 10 Catalogues post tree on 4, and 112, in GLASS OR increased and increasing use in private houses has induced WILLIAM S. BURTON to collect from the various manufacturers in metal and glass all that is new and choice in and adapted to and as well as to hare some designed expressly for These are ON SHOW over Ms TWENTY LARGE and fcr and of an unequalled They are marked in plain at prices proportionate with those which have tended to make his Establishment the largest ami remarkable in the from 12s. 6d. to LAMPS of ALL SORTS and WILLIAM S. BURTON invites attention to this season's SHOW of It embraces the Moderateur best Parisian specimens of which have been carefully and other Lamps for and comprises an assortment considered either as to or is perfectly Pirre Colza 4s. 4d. per Palmer's Candles 9d. and 9Jd. per lb. Illustrated Catalogues sent 1, 2,3, and 4, 4, 5, and 6, and 1, STEEL TABLE and DESSERT PEN and POCKET and SCISSORS possess a in a delicacy of and a retaining fineness of edge never hitherto while fn consequence cf this peculiar and valuable steel being by and Co. themselves under their own patented the above articles are associated with prices as economical as their quality ia - R. and steel 71, ENGLISH Greatest THE PURITAN'S ENGLISH TRIUMPHANT SUCCESS PURITAN'S ENGL I S H PURITAN'S DAUGHTER EVERY Commencing at Seven ROYAL E N G LI SB Under the Management of Miss and Mr. W. Opera of THE PURITAN'S Miss Miss Susan Messrs. H. g. A. St. C. T. E. and W. To conclude who THE TOY Mr. Alfred at THEATRE Mr. THIS FAMILY After OUR To with MY HUSBAND'S PRINCESS'S Lessee ana Mr. A. THIS To conclude with Othello Mr. Messrs. Misses C. and R. YAL ST. Mr. A G. and K. After THE POOR Mr. and Mrs. and Miss THE Mr. G. Vining and Mrs. F. ROYAL ST. and after the 26th December next this Theatre will be under the Management of Mr. George In active preparation for a new burlesque entitled PERSEUS AND By W. Esq. ROYAL STRAND Lessee and Mr. sen. THIS at Seven TRYING IT Mr. W. H. After IS IT THE KING Miss Ada 8 wan Followed by THE RIVAL Messrs. Rogers and To conclude with SURREY THEATER Messrs. and THIS Messrs. Vincent Misses After and Sons in their wonderful Feats of To with THE COOLEEN DRAWN a no Mr. C. Rice and Miss E. BRITANNIA il THIS THE BEGUILED After Eight the wondrous C. Stephen Mr. J. Followed BANDIT Mr. W. Crauford and Miss E. To conclude with THE BRIDE OF Mr. and Mrs. E. Commence at CRYSTAL DAY The GREAT CHRISTMAS with an immense assortment of articles suitable for Christmas Children and One Season Tickets available till April 30th, CRYSTAL consequence of the Death of the Prince M. BLOND UTS PERFORMANCES are SUSPENDED till further THE CRYSTAL PALACE will be CLOSED on MONDAY the 23rd By Crystal Dec. 20, 1861. GREAT NORTHERN LONDON at COLNEY Beven Miles by or Fifteen Minutes by From the LONDON KING'S GROUND and INTERMENTS at LESS THAN HALF i THE USUAL For tariff of and free railway tickets to visit the i apply at the COMPANY'S 122, High COLLEGIATE near C. J. ARMSTRONG spectrally invites all parents and guardians who have youths to put i to school to inspect his mansion of sixty rooms aud grounds thirty-three comprising extensive and trout affording excellent and safe bathing for the Mr. A. tees a sound or education to all entrusted to his with view of in reply to Omnibuses from North Kent Railway also from Arsenal to Established 1849, on the own Forms by post for four stamps aud stamped directed Management - Address to T. private 16, N. OBTAINABLE at a day's J respectable Householders and Tradesmen upon their hold they retaining free use of No legal or third party personally to Mr. advanced annually ASH ADVANCES MADE without delay by the LONDON INVESTMENT COMPANY 36a, i on deposit of bills of or other approved repayable by easy Deposits received ou such i terms as may be agreed Prospectuses and forms sent free on ANDREW JAMES Managing CASH ADVANCES on HOUSEHOLD and and TIMBER and COPYHOLD and CASES prepared and Meetings of Creditors Mr. RICHARD Accountant and Business 17, without the expense of Life Assurance REAL and PERSONAL ADVANCE COMPANY advances loans for any from to repayable by instalments upon deposit of absolute bills of warehousing of dock or personal at 2, from Eleven to Five and on Saturdays Eleven to ROBERT MONEY OBTAINABLE at a DAY'S in sums of from to by TRADESMEN and upon their Promissory Note without security of any to avoid the annoyance of finding sureties or the of of at THE CITY MONEY ADVANCE OFFICE 2, KO INQUIRY FEES OR OTHER CHARGE UNLESS THE IS WITH or WITHOUT and WITHOUT LIFE ASSURANCE LOANS of to ADVANCED afc the MONETARY ADVANCE and DISCOUNT OFFICE 3, opposite on Personal Freehold and Leasehold without the expense of and on Bills of at the following ra eo of the sums of to at 10 per from to at 7i per above at 6 per or without at extra risk Bills No charge for office or Forms of application TO TO &c. - For the besi TOWN-MADE METALLIC and BRASS wholesale 1.000 always CHURCH and 68, F U U R E R N I T CARRIAGE FREE TO ANY PART OF THE P. and 8. 91 TO 95, Catalogues gratis and post free on REMOVING will find BEDFORD 194, the most and Sy far the cheapest for storing and every description of valuable Separate rooms where the owners can their own locks and Advances if A competent person will attend to give within ten free of For terms and prospectuses apply the on the PERSONS about to decorate should inspect SILAS TUCKER'S splendid assortment of PAPER at his 234, High ten doors east of Little Estimates given for every of decoration also for general repairs in town or AND See our elaborately illustrated with 350 containing price of every and estimates for completely furnishing houses of any this very useful guide gratis and post on application to Cabinet 22and23, Country orders carriage N.B. An elegant and complete walnut 36 in Spanish 28 and two handsome and complete 33 38 guineas The whale nearly and SPRING Tucker's or Somnier and Purchasers are warned against infringements and in which somewhat of the general appearance of the Spring Mattress is carefully but all its essential advantages are SMEE and having now the entire of the Patent are able to announce the following considerably Reduced of Size No. 1 for Bedsteads 3 feet wide 25s. 3 4 37s. 6d. 5 5 46s. Other sizes in To be obtained of almost all respectable upholsterers and bedding Especial notice should be taken that each Spring bears upon the side of the label Tucker's and Waterproof &c. - Be JOHN and 17, 2, Old S.E. THOMAS AND PATENT SEWING In these machines are combined the most approved construction as shown by fourteen and the latest additions and For rapidity of accuracy of and strength of they are The stitching produced is alike on both of the there is no cord or and the thread cannot be pulled Care should be taken to avoid purchasing spurious sold as being the genuine make of the of prices and specimens of tb work can be had at 66, FIRE THIEVES FIRE 33, Old St. has the largest assortment of Second-hand FIRE and by Milner and other eminent at half the price of 24 ItI wide 18 Price with free by CHUBB'S FIREPROOF and THIEFPROOF CHUBB'S DETECTOR LOCKS and Illustrated Price Lists gratis and post CHUBB and 67, St. Paul's HAMILTON and 105, opposite Exeter First-class A select stock of winter are always on hand at 105, - SHOE MERCERY and CLOSED H. Manufacturer to the Trade and for West Central 41 and 42, DRAUGHTS round DOORS and WINDOWS neatly and effectually PREVENTED by GREENWOOD'S Patent and Self-acting Spring Stops for the bottom of Any door can be made without open and 10, London FRANCOIS Surgeon JL continues to supply his celebrated ARTIFICIAL on vulcanised at 5s. a tooth and a These teeth are more and durable than any yet and are near and TEETH Improvements in RE PLACING TEETH have entirely those constructed upon the ordinary they require no or any painful they support the loose or tender teeth while their natural appearance and durability are rran A tooth from 5s., a set 10s. Consultations New corner of reasons Observe thk Name MR. Surgeon 52, has introduced an entirely NEW DESCRIPTION of ARTIFICIAL fixed without or They so perfectly resemble the natural teeth as not to be from the originals by the closest they will NEVER CHANGE COLOUR or and will be found superior to any teeth ever before This method does not require the extraction of or any painful will support and preserve teeth that are and is guaranteed to restore articulation and Decayed teeth ami rendered sound and useful in home from Ten till TEETH 1-In Mr. INVENTION granted 17th 1860) several indestructible or moveable accompany each and when any alterations take place from loss of or absorption of only require the of a new lining the wearer can easily and the teeth are as immoveable and effective as at thereby rendering them and dispensing with the alter services of the There are no destructive wires or no nor any painful and they are constructed and fitted in a few Warranted for mastication and Detection Inspection of specimens and consultations Terms strictly For further information regarding this useful and important see Mr. Treatise on the which will be forwarded post free for 7 33, Old and 33, WHITE and SOUND TEETH are indispensable to personal and to health and longevity by the proper mastication of or Pearl imparts a whiteness to the eradicates tartar and spots of incipient the and gives a delicate fragrance to the Price 2a. 3d. per at 20, and by chemists and rib SATU DECEM BE R 21 1861. CONTRACT for BRITISH OAK PLANK and Department of the of the Dec. 18,1861. THE Commissioners for executing the Office of Lord High Admiral the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland do hereby give that on the 11th January at Two they will be ready to treat with such as may be willing to contract for supplying 12,000 Loads of BRITISH OAK TIMBER but to be delivered in a rough or sided state as the said Commissioners shall 1,250 Loads of BRITISH OAK 400 of Ditto No. 400,000 Ditto to be delivered at her Majesty's several Dockyards by the 31st December in each of the years 1862, 1SG3, and 1&G4, at including all carriage and other A Tender may be made for the whole or for the quantities required at any one or more of the but not less than the full quantities of aud Treenails required for any one A Form of the showing the and dimensions of the and and all other necessary may be had on application to this Office by letter or No Tender received after Two o'clock on the day of nor will any be noticed unless the party or an agent Jor him duly authorised in Every Tender must be addressed to the Secretary of the and bear in the left-hand corner the words Tender for British and must also be delivered at accompanied by a signed by two responsible engaging to become bound with the person tendering in the sum of for the due performance of the whole or in a due proportion for a part REQUIRED for first-class Prt mium 30 and Apprentices and a Third Mate also to W. 5, St. by Est. 1851. TO Members of Young MAN education desires an Engagement as AMA N or He is a competent verbatim shorthand Hub had some No objection to F. J. 3, W. CHRISTMAS BOXES OR HAMPERS FOR ONE FIND MACK and 33, W.C. Prince and MACK and 215, S.E. and ALE Make up half-dozen Boxes or containing One Bottle Finest Cognac One Best Scotch or Irish One Old Jamaica One Best and Strongest One Old Crusted One Fine Fide Delivered free within live miles of these Country Orders to be accompanied by a - This Pure PALE BRANDY 18s. per is upon to bi peculiarly free from and very superior to recent importations of In French per or in a case for the co on 39s. Railway Carriage No and to be obtained only of HENRY BRETT and Old KI N A H A N'S LL. WHISKY v. COGNAC celebrated old IRISH WHISKY rivals the fin It is and very Sold in 3s. 8d. at most of the respectable retail houses in and by appointed agents the principal towns in or wholesale at 8, the red pink and branded LL. CHAMPAGNE is a light effervescent and free Price per dozen and 9s. bottles only by E. CODD and 113, High Holbom SODA and celebrated beverages are made by E. CODD AND 112, High and may be harl at all in the RIVATE supplied within four miles of St. Paul's with SELTZER and SODA in the celebrated SYPHON direct by THE LONDON VESSEL AERATED WATERS 5a, Little W.C. For particulars and terms apply to the manager as TEW per each FITCH and 66, STILTON surpassingly from a choice of 1,000 Real Russian Ox 21s. per Family American 6Jd. per and HAM 83. S.E. 5s. package W. fish orders payable at General WHY GIVE MORE 1 - EXCELLENT and are now on sale for family use at 2s. 8d. per at NEWSOM and Original Tea 50, Established 1745. EAS and COFFEES are getting buy - The best and cheapest TEAS and COFFEES in England are at all times to be obtained of PHILLIPS and tea 8, King A prica current post free on TEAS at WHOLESALE In quantities not less than one SOUND and STRONG 6d. - 23. 3s. - 3a. 3d. Pekoe 3a. 5d. Six pounds carriage free to all Ounce samples sent by post on receipt of four The trade are invited tn simple The CITY of LONDON TEA 36, Only ONE QUALITY and that THE ASK FOR JOHN'S NUTRITIOUS JOHN'S REFINED JOHN'S SUPERIOR YORKSHIRE No. 1, RICHMOND - A respectable house of standing as Agent lor and GENUINE and Is. 4d. per lb. Every article of grocery genuine at MEREDITH'S Tea and Italian 380, opposite Somerset Has been noted for Cocoa for half a A Y L O R BROTHERS ICELAND MOSS Is an invaluable article of diet for Invalids and persons of wea Sold by all Grocers at Is. 4d. per AYLOR BROTHERS HOMOEOPATHIC For price and quality stands Sold by all Grocers at Is. 4d. per lb. warranted free from to any part of London less than 14Ibs.), carriage Whites for at per bushel 8d.; recommended ior bread 10s. 4d.; Meal for brown bread 10s. 4d.-Address, HORSNAILL and Bullford or 97, B.C. Directions for bread making Terms A half sack or upwards free to any railway 200 GLENFIELD PATENT used in the Royal and pronounced by her Majesty's Laundress to be the Finest Starch she ever Sold by all &c Wotherspoon and Co. Glasgow and Her Majesty's Royal Letters WHITE'S PATENT LEVER perfected and exhibited in the Great Exhibition 1851, is allowed by upwards of 200 professional gentlemen to be the best for It consists of a small and elastic to which a lever is and instead of the usual steel a soft fitting bo closely as to avoid A descriptive circular may be and the truss forwarded by on the circumference of the body two inches below the hips being sent to the Mr. JOHN 228, Single 16s.. 21s., 26a 6d., and 31s. 6d. la. Double 31a. 6d., 42s., and 52s. 6d. Is. Post office orders to TOHN WHITE Piccadilly SMOKY CHIMNEYS effectually CURED for 10s,. by SUTER'S PATENT WIND Hundreds of smoky otherwise have been cured by To be had at the office of the 65, COAL MERCHANTS TO HER GEORGE J. COCKERELL and 25s. per Wigan none to 235. per best 22s. Cash on CASE and 24 25s. - E. and W. ' Bridge 24s. 22s. Welsh smokeless and other steam coals advantageously Anthracite for THE four miles from for 253., 24s., 22s., 20s. per agent in JOHN Coal I Great Western W. i L. COCKERELL and coals 25s. per Chief 41, will be paid on proof of a single trans- j action in any but the best 15s. per COALS from the CLAY CROSS COMPANY'S Annual sale upwards of 300,000 The ' equal to Walls 22s. per 19s.; cash on ' Depots at Shepherd's j and Orders to the nearest ] or to JOHN B. Sole agent to the Clay Cross 12, W. - BY SCREW STEAMERS AND I and KINGS LAND COAL i TRAVELLERS or AGENTS i LEA and price for HaswelL and Lambton I the best house coal in the direct from the collieries by screw ' is 24s. per not pay more under any 23s.; best small by first 22s.; second 21s Clay 22s. and 19s.; 19s.-Hartley, 17s. 6d. Net to any part of All orders direct to Lea and chief North London Railway or THE CAMBRIA DAILY only daily paper published in Beat medium in Wales for PARAGON Superior best gil rims and beautifully illustrated with illuminated titles expressly for this by Samuel steel plates and coloured A really handsome J. GILBERTS 5s. readable well bound with rims and Beautifully illustrated with steel plates and coloured A and attractive Either of the above books sent post free on receipt of 2d. in the 3s. discount of all books Except the A SHOW-ROOM for Church Hymn and books for of every all so arranged as to be seen without loss of time to the J. 18, NEW ROMANCE BY GEORGE AUGUSTUS In the Number Dec. 21) of TEMPLE BAR MAGAZINE will commence a New Romance by Mr. entitled The Strange Adventures of Captain who was a a a a a slave among the a Bashaw in the service of the Great and died at last in his own house in Order the January Number of TEMPLE Ward and 153, New Novel by the Author of Audley's AURORA a new novel by the Author of Lady Audley's wiu commence in the January Number Dec. 21) of TEMPLE conducted by G. A. Price Is. Ward and 158, NEW BY ALBANY In the January Dec 21) of the T. MAGAZINE will commence a New Novel by Albany entitled A TANGLED The January number will also contain contributions from Sir J. Emerson Frederika the author of Rev. J. G. Mrs. S. C. and other popular Prica Is. W. Kent and Oh the 1st and 15th of every in 8vo., in the French style of THE SHILLING VOLUME The following Is. are now 1. Family By Westland 2. Which or By the Author of 3. Recollections of a Relieving 4. Lady By M. E. 5. The Round of By Edmond 6. of a Ward and 158, T FOR price Is. HE NIGHT MA Its and how they Fared at Christmas Ward and 15S, I L FOR price Is. Q T O R M IO Christmas at the In i. London Ward and 158, This 8vo., ornamental price 2s. AMOS the Poor A Story of Country life in the Seventeenth By Watts Author of Dead London Ward and 158, On Dec. 21, 8vo., ornamental price 2s. CANARY BIRD A Story of Town Life in the Seventeenth By Watts Ward and 158, This never before price Is. CRUISE OF THE BLUE By Lieutenant R.N. Ward and 158, THE BEST CHRISTMAS GIFT is a Set of Tales of Indian Life and namely The Indian 2. The Tiger and 3. The Price 3s. 6d. Illustrated by h. L. and J. B. and elegantly bouni in extra gilt back and Ward and 15S, Number of the FAMILY J FRIEND will contain Games and Problemi ior Advanced and Hints and Suggestions for By Hurr Also a great variety of other useful and entertaining Fully Price 6d. Ward and 158, of PRINCE - The SIXPENNY MAGAZINE for January Dec. will contain an authentic and interesting Biography the lamented Prince and many other papers of London Ward and 158, MINIATURE DRILL or Indoor Practice for Consisting of Moveable Figures which can be put through the Infantry all the positions of with an explanatory and according to the latest regulations in her Majesty's By Sergeant B. 28th Middlesex Price 5s., in exquisitely cut out and mounted or 2s. in ALADDIN and the WONDERFUL more wonderful than the lamp with real enchant Gorgeous effects produced on every in and and from the truly novel method of making magica changes of Price 3s. OWN ACTING PUNCH and New Moveable with very large bold and astonishing double action A never failing entertainment for the Price 2s. 6d.; coloured DEAN'S POPULAR PERFORMANCE of the GALANTI New Moveable An exact imitation Transparency of that exceedingly amusing which has never before been adapted for juvenile Price 2s. DISSOLVING PANTOMIMIC from the Showing the laughable pranks of our old and As when they sit down to eat the pork pie pulling the out jump irom it live little &c. 2s. Coloured AVE YOU SEEN for the YOUNG Dean's Moveable Representations of in some of his most daring Price 2s. TOMMY TROT and his Showing his Wonderful Transformations when viewed twice hi the same with glass and without it. Price 2s. Coloured ILLUSTRATED PRESENT or PRIZE GIFT and REWARD for Boys or Young especially worthy of Size 8vo. cloth 3s. 6d., THE ILLUSTRATED BOOK of and Edited by John Author of not generally Illustrated with upwards of 11 page engravings of the most striking 3s. 6d. 1. MEN of DEEDS and Stories and Lessons of their A Book for By Edward N. 3s. 6d. 2. REMARKABLE their Lives aud A Book for M. S. cloth 3s. 3. NOTABLE A Book for Young By Ellen C. With cloth 3s. 6d. 4. MINISTERING Edited by Dr. With cloth 3s. 6d. 5. CELEBRATED A Book for Young By Ellen C. With 3s. 6. WOMEN of the their and By Ellen C. cloth 3s. 7. SIX STEPS to HONOUR Great Truths and In Six by the Rev. H. P. Seven cuts and in by Richard cloth 3s. Gd. No youth can peruse the above book without feeling both wiser and better it can with confidence be Dean and 11, EAD MARCH IN Arranged for the By G. F. 3s. N the PRINCE Elegy for by Brinley With appropriate BLESS OUR WIDOWED A JT National Words by W. S. Music by W. T. Appropriately IS THERE SORROW in your BREAST Sacred by L. M. Music by W. T. to the Right Hon. aud Eight Rev. Lord Bishop of BURLINGTON ALBUM for 1862 of A and Dance Price 15s. London ROBERT COCKS and New publishers to her Most Gracious Majesty the and of all covered and post and SON'S system of classified one of which is given with each piece of will be found of great Music not in stock procured on the same Country orders must contain a and book and music No. 36, Just price 6d., by post for seven PERFUMED ALMANACK for 1862, printed in oil Sold by all the 96, and 24, Just 17th 8vo., 16s., poet HOMOEOPATHIC DOMESTIC by J. M.D. New edition with giving the treatment for No medicine is prescribed without the indications for its selection and the exact dose to be free from and specially adapted to the use of and An epitome of the twenty-first price 5s.; a case of medicine adapted to the price 50s., and the price 30s.-Leath and 9, and 5, St. Paul's Just second 8vo., DISEASES of the BRAIN and By FORBES As interesting as a and fraught with the deepest as a storehouse of facts bearing upon the brain and as a philosophical exposition of the fine and graduated links which connect healthy and disordered ' It claims the higher and duty of tracing out the various paths of departure from healthy conditions of and of unmasking hidden phases of Here lies a whole realm of unbeaten to tne value of which Dr. Winslow has been the first to London John W. 54, Just price post free from the Author for 12 THE CAUSE and CURE of PREMATURE DECLINE in with plain directions for perfect restoration to health and the result of twenty-five successful practice in the treatment of those peculiar and acquired diseases which tend to embitter and shorten By Dr. J. L. 15, There is no member of society by whom the book will not be found whether such person hold the relation of a pre or 39. 20, NAVAL AND MILITARY Dec. 20. Departure of Royal Artillery for morning two batteries of the 10th Brigade Royal and the staff officers of the comprising Colonel F. in Colonel Captain and Adjutant Quartermaster and Surgeon assembled on after inspection by the Major-General Sir R. marched to the and proceeded in to en route for to embark on board the Asia for A large amount of war stores has been forwarded during the present week from the Koyal Arsenal to Liverpool and Southampton by for shipment to the same Several fare receiving similar cargoes in the and the whole of the departments are now working ELECTION our The Earl of Lincoln has so far recovered as to he able to address a very large meeting of his at the Exchange last Mr. Alderman was in the and there were present the Mayor and the leading Liberals of the His amid enthusiastic declared if he would vote for Sir John Abolition He promised also to support Mr. He waa favourable to a 101. county and a 62. borough but he would not support any measure brought forward by any single member of the House of Commons for the purpose of upsetting the Several other addresses were given by the Mr. 3 and the meeting separated after having iven three cheers for the noble Sir Robert Clifton addressed meetings of his supporters last and the contest is being carried oa with unflagging THE ALARMING FIRE AT A file broke out in the residence of the Marchioness of on Thursday morning which for a time threatened destruction to that noble The fire was first discovered by some persons outside of the about ten quickly gave the alarm and on the inmates going to ascertain the they found that the room above the chapel was in a was kept on the which was speedily brought into and helped to check the progress of the The pipes were passed through the house into the doorway of the and kept the flames from communicating with the adjoining An express was sent off to six for the town the messenger arriving there in twenty Mr. of the Vane Arms immediately harnessed two pairs of horses to each and in about half an hour they were rapidly ou their way with two anu arrived in time to prevent the destruction of the The whole interior of the north-west including the chapel and the over were and the roof fell in. Closely adjoining were the splendid marble appropriated to the monumental and military remains of the late and a suite of rooms superbly furnished and most richly we are glad to escaped with the valuable pictures they On the alarm being given about a hundred of the house servants and persons employed upon the estate hastened to the scene cf the catastrophe and employed themselves in carrying water from the about 100 yards to the and the whole of them conducted themselves under the direction of Mr. her ladyship's On the first intelligence reaching Stockton the at the was and Mr. superintendent of started with a staff of officers in a conveyance to protect the property from The commandant of the Rirle Volunteers called the corps together with sound of and a large body of them soon on their way to Wynyard at a quick where they arrived in good time and did essential service in mounting guard over the property rescued from the Volumes of smoke rose high in the and attracted crowds of people from all and several thousands were soon on the spot but the police and the riflemen kept good The fire was got under about twelve but the engines continued to play for some till all signs of fire had been The former mansion was totally destroyed by seventeen years The Marchioness and family were at Seaham where an express was immediately despatched with the intelligence the fire breaking are glad to say that no life was although moie than one was endangered by the falling The damage is estimated at about 10,000?., which is covered by TWO Historical State resolution to place all our historical State under one roof in and under the one charge of Mr. has been finally and is on the point of All documents of an earlier the accession of George will be transferred from St. Park to the new where the will in future and where historical readers will have free access to the Documents of a later date will be kept for convenience at where a couple of houses have been rented for and where Mr. Lechmere rind Mr. Lemon will have charge of Sort op Manual - A curious incident marked the opening of the Assizes of the M. set down on the list of jurymen as or a person living on his prayed to be excused on the ground that he was leader of the claque at the and could not The observed that the applicant was required only in the evening at the and serve perfectly well during the Dacosta very gravely replied that he had his repetitions in the day in order to point out to his men at what parts of each piece they were to and he could not serve as a The applying article 5, of the law of June 4, 1853, which dispenses all persons living by their manual labour from acceded to the Jt was soon far and that Sir George had Shops were all and everything bore the of holiday It was announced that his Excellency would leave the vessel at two in deference to the expressed wishes of some of the it was understood that he would laud at the Commercial Shortly before the hour appointed the wharf was lined by the and volunteer rifles and coast making unitedly a grand The smoke from the signal gun had | scarcely been wafted from the vessel's side when the placid waters were seen to sparkle under the measured v dip of the The yards of the vessels of war at anchor were and ere long Sir George reached the at the top of which stood Governor Browne in plain surrounded by a knot of officials and old It was a proper and a graceful thing for Governor Browne to be the first to receive and welcome his Sir George paused on reaching the of the and having exchanged civilities with Governor he cast his eyes round the assembled some old familiar went up and shook Me then proceeded along the w between the files of volunteers and who the bands playing the National A of natives had stationed themselves on a bank overlooking the and as soon as they saw hirn commence his inarch they commenced a of and pirouetting according to the most approved Maori evidently much to his The wharf had been kept clear by the but on reaching its junction with the crowd was It was with difficulty that Sir George could make his way to the carriage in waiting to Having taken his accompanied by Governor he proceeded to the Government escorted by the military and and followed by the with loud and thus ended the first A day or two afterwards Governor Browne took his Although it was not generally known the day it soon became evident that a few active friends had laid their plans so as to signalise his departure with even a greater display than that which attended Sir George's A cordon of flags was stretched across the lower end of and a temporary arch bearing the inscription He did maintain the dignity of our Queen and the honour of the and on the sides of the Oar best wishes go with thee and As on the new Governor's arrival it was a general The shops were the military and volunteers turned and the entire route from Government House to the end of the wharf crowded more densely than By preconcerted as soon as the carriage containing Governor Browne and his accompanied by Sir reached the gate of the Government the horses were taken and a number of hired for the dragged it amidst the deafening acclamations of the The Governor and Mrs. Browne were evidently deeply however much difference of opinion may have existed as to the wisdom of the retiring Governor's policy and there Was a universal of good will displayed on his botn those who approved and those who disapproved of his wishing to express their estimation of his character as a Thus ended the second After Governor Browne's Sir George Grey took the oaths in the front of Government in the midst of a dense concourse of and immediately afterwards held a which was more attended than any other ceremony in - Auckland correspondent of the Nno Zealand EAST Harry Foley of was duly returned a Knight of the Shire for East in room of the late Mr. There was no Mr. Vernon announced himself to be a moderate in favour of a 10J. county and of a reduction of the borough but adverse to the total abolition of Sir Thomas Phillips had issued an but was prevented by illness from engaging in a ROYAL NAVAL A meeting of officers of the merchant service was held at the London for the purpose of considering the regulations promulgated by the Lords of the Admiralty for the guidance of those who were desirous of entering the Royal Naval Mr. Richard Green was unanimously called to tho Referring to the Order in Council of her Majesty containing the regulations to be established for carrying into effect the provisions of the Act 24 and 25 cap. 129, he said the first clause of those rules provided that lieutenants of the Naval Reserve would have preferred it being called the Naval Volunteer would rank but lieutenants in the Royal and would rank but in the Royal but it did not say rank under so that they would be every respect on a level with those The second clause had been and the applications should be made through the Board of Trade to the who would grant With regard to the qualification the obnoxious part of it had been done away The elimination had been and it was now only necessary that they should have had the command of vessels of not less than 500 tons burden for not less than two years to render them eligible as lieutenants or of the Royal Naval Chief mates of merchant who held or chief certificate competency under either of the Mercantile Marine and who had sailed either as masters or chief mates in vessels of not less than 500 should be eligible for appointment as in that The limit to the age at which they could enter waa but the Lords Commissioners had power to alter limit to thirty-five thought that those who had spent a great portion of their lives afloat ought not to be excluded on account of their Captains above forty-five would admitted as honorary members to the number of 100, but they would not be required to undergo nor would they be called into active He then read the clause relating to the promotion of the and signified his approval of its He next came to the it looked very well upon but he would advise them not to wear it too The next point referred to and while they were in attendance at it the lieutenants were allowed 10s. and the 7s. which he was a very liberal In their drill they would have to practise and he should like to see them carry away certificates for that practice and he had no doubt the merchant ships would become and if they should happen to come across any American he had no doubt they would be able to give a good account of Having referred to other details in the rules respecting pay he passed a high eulogium on Lord Clarence Paget foe the manner in which he had devoted his time to their and expressed a hope that before they separated they would propose a vote of thanks to him and the Lords of the Captain C. L. F. Daniell moved the first resolution That this meeting being convened in consequence of the promulgation of the regulations for officers of the merchant service desirous of enrolling themselves as officers Royal Naval the and officers present cordially accept the and pledge themselves heartily to co-operate with the Captain D. D. seconded the which was adopted Captain Allen the commanders and officers now present desire to assure her Majesty of their attachment to her person and their devoted loyalty to the British and that they will at all times be prepared to co-operate with her Majesty's navy whenever their services may be required to man the national defences or uphold the honour of the British Captain P. seconded the which was carried Mr. moved the following the thanks of this meeting be tendered to the Lords Commissioners of the Admiralty for the opportunity they have now given the officers of the merchant service to co-operate with the and that special thanks arel due to Lord Clarence for the support he has given the officers of the merchant He paid a high compliment to the services which Lord Clarence Mr. Mr. and others had rendered in connection with the Royal Naval Mr. W. Phillips seconded the which waa Capt. C. Mangles this meeting is unwilling to separate without tendering to her Majesty the expression of its sincere condolence on her Majesty's recent heavy together with the hope that it may please Almighty God to assuage her and long to spare her Majesty and her Royal House to direct the affairs of this great and to reign over a and devoted The Rev. W. Jay seconded the and it was earned On the motion of Mr. C. H. seconded by Capt. of the Royal Mail Stewn a resolution was authorizing the hon. secretary to send a copy of resolutions to the Lores of the After some remarks from Campbell and Mr. Letters were read from other places approving of the rules of tbe Naval On the motion of Mr. Thomson seconded by Alderman a cordial vote of thanks waa given to the in acknowledging the said the captains had set a noble example to the which he hoped they would Three cheers were then given for her Majesty and the British and the meeting The is that Sir William Drummond Stewart intends to the Traquair although a very distant relative of the late The worth 7,000�. or 8,000/. a have been destined to of a Catholic gentleman having extensive estates in The nearest male heir of the late earl resides in and though not a distant relative has been cut off. The marriage of his ancestor with one of the seems to have been considered a low match for the and thus led to his Lady Louisa sister of the last still lives at a very advanced Art Committee of Art Designs which includes the names of the Marquis of Mr. M. Mr. Mr. and Mr. Digby about to throw open the and seek aid from all owners of fine be they private or and invite all possessors oc drawings or models made by artists of the period to which the exhibition of modern British art to communicate with their It is much to be hoped that this of fine art may meet with active and that the original designs foe well-known works will turn Works by such men as and would have the greatest Many beautiful have been lost from the folios of a Rundell and the of a the studio of a with the aid of some of the best may still be recovered and preserved for posterity in accessible oc at least known
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