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Daily Courant (Newspaper) - February 12, 1730, London, Middlesex The Daily Cdui'anf* NQ: 8843, Thurfday, February ii, 1719-30. W s\ome, Jan. 25. ' E have at prefent three Operas ' here befides Cardinal Otto-* boni's. The Chevalier goes ' frequently to them for his * Diverfion; as do all the Englifh of Diftinc' 4 tion, who are in great Number, both ' Whig and Tory j among whom we have 4 two noted Dames, the Lady Ferrers and * the Lady Lechmere. The two Sons of the * Princefs of Sobieski raife alike the Admi- * ration of all; a Whig Lady was heard to * wifh that her own Children were like them, * for that (he had never feen any Creatures * fo beautiful. The Small-Pox raged here * very much, whereof the Kind two Months ' ago was very bad, but now thank God is ' much better. A Son of the Lord Dart-c mouth was lately recovered from them by * the Phyficiari of the Chevalier, who or-' dered him to remain with the young Gen-' tleman till his Cure was perfected, not-' withstanding the Danger that might * thence be apprehended to his own Family. * -The Count D'AImenera, who takes 4 the Name of Abbe Portocerero; is to be * ordain'd Prieft by the Pope hitnfelf j he has * order'd all his Equipage, Library and Fur- * nitore hither: The Duke de Toire Mig-4 giore, a Neapolitan Lord, in his Return; ' from Portugal, prefented hitnfelf to the * Pope in an Ecclefiaftical Habit, with a De- * fign to take Orders. His Holinefs was * cbarm'd to fee a Man of his Quality and a ' Relation embrace that holy Character. * M. Linvecinl, a rich Florentine Prelate, ' and Brother of him who makes fo much ' Figure at Florence at this Time, died late- * ly of Grief, as they fay, for having feen * another prefer'd to an Employ which he * had foliated for. himfelf. There are feverai * Marriages on the Anvil among the princi- * pal Quality at Rome, viz. the Eldeft of * the Houfe of Chigi with one of the Ruf- * poli, the Eldeft of that Houfe with Dona ' Virginia A'ltievi, and the Youngeft of the 4 Lancoloti with Dona Angelica Land. Parts, Feb. 11; ' We have not yet heard ' what Anfwer the King of Spain has given * to the Difpatches fenc by the Emperor's ' Courier, tho* it may be prefumed that it * cannot be favourable to the Emperor's 4 Hopes, as they tend only to difpence with * the new Treaty of Seville, which our Car-4 dinal has declared, that his mofc Chriftian * Majefty will inviolably fulfil on his Part; * it is certain his Eminence's Heart is fet 4 upon Peace, and he has lately difpatched a * Courier to Vienna, to induce the Imperial ' Court to take the like pacifickDifpofitionsj 4 which if he cannot prevail, there is forrre 4 Reafon to apprehend that he will re-4 tire from the Fatigue of Bufinefs. But * what can work upon the Emperor, in 4 his feeming Refolutions not to acquiefce in 4 thole Terms to which fo many formidable * Powers are engaged, puzzles the Cafe very * much, and makes our Politicians conjec-4 ture that he prefumes the Beafts won't hunt ' with the Lyon, and that John Bull and 4 Nicb. Frog are not fnch Brutes as that comes * to. Vna Dies Lofbaros, Burgundos Hebdomas una 3 Vna Domat Batavos Luna; quid Annus agit ? A Day Lorrain, a Week burgundy won; Holland a Month j what wou'd a Year have done? c This Diftich of about 60 Years ftanding i one grave Pol trumps up, and then fhakes ' his Silver Hairs, wbilft another chimes in ' with a Saying which the long-headed ' Grandfather of the prefent Duke of Tufcany ' uled oft to repeat, // tempo verra quando * faramo o ttitti Turchi o tutii FrOncefi ; the * Time will come when we JhaU be either all 4 Turks or all Frenchmen. * There are going to be formed two 4 Camps, one along the Sambre, and the ' other upon the Meufe ; the firft will be ' commanded by the Duke de Livry, and ' the fecond by the Count de Bellifle.- * In the Affembly of the Prima Menfis, Fa-' ther Girardin, an Irifhman, Doctor of the ' Sorbonne, made a Protection againft all * that had been done a� to the Faculty fince ' the 15 th of December laft, on the Subject ' of the Conftitution The Faculty delibe-' rated upon this Ad�, and concluded una-' moufly, that cohfidering the injurious man-' ner they had been treated by him, that the 1 faid Father Girardin fhould be deprived ' during this prefent Month of all his Do&o-' ral Honours, Rights and Privileges ; and * that if he did not retract his Protection * before the 1 ft Day of March, his Name ' fhould be raz'd out of the Lift of Doctors. ' We have now in the Prefs a new Work * by Father le Quien, which, 'tis faid, will ' be a thundering Blow upon Father Cou-' rayer ; 'tis an Anfwer to bis Validity of the 4 Englifh Ordinations. Naples, Jan. 24, N. S. An Imperial Ordinance is brought hither from Vienna, annulling the Erection of the new Bank of San Carlo, the Scheme of which was laid for purchafing the Royal Revenues which were anciently fold, under the Spa-nifti Government^ for a fmall Price, and are now enfoy'd by the Nobility and Opulent Merchants; provided they pay the great Sum of Money demanded of them under the Name of a Gifr. Ejpme, Jan. 28. N. S. The Duke de M*-talona, who is to marry Donna Anna Colo-nua, is arrived here from Vienna. The Chevalier Colonna, who was found dead in his Bed a few Mornings ago, has made the eldeft Son of Don Girolamo Colonna, firft Harbinger of the Apoftolical Palace, his Univerfel Heir, and left him about 706,000 Crowns. Genoa, Jati. 28J N. S. Slgnor Luca Grr-ma'ldo having fioiitied bis Biennial Govern, meat of this Republick on Sunday laft, the Great Council proceeded on Monday to the Nomination of Fifteen. Thsfe were reduced on Tuefday to Six, out of whom the new Doge was chofen on Wednefday. Milan, Jan. 28. N. S. Never were Robberies fo frequent as of late in this City and Neighbourhood; and though feverai Perfons have been taken up upon Sufpicion, we do not yet fcear of any Difcovery. Thus the Travellers dare not proceed on their Jour-nies, for fear of being robbed and murdered by the Way ; efpeciafly between this Place and Lodi, where the Roads are To infefted, that 500 Soldiers are not fufBcient to clear them of the Gangs of Robbers, who betake them-felves to the Woods as often as they fee Occafion. .. , Coire* Fek 4. N. S. On the id Inftant; the Two Imperial Minifters arrived here from Milan, and having made a fhort ftay in the Bifhop's Palace, they went the fame Evening to Raffyn*. They hive not yet de- livered in their Propofals to our Governors* but laft Night they fent their Secretary ttf compliment our President and Head Bailiff, and to acquaint them, that they woold come hither very fpeedily, and lay before them the Subftance of their COmmiffion. The Auftrian Party cannot help {hewing their Tranfports of Joy upon the Arrival of tbefe Minifters j but in regard rhe Gentlemen! of the Hofpital appear refoived to life all proper Methods for the Maintenance bf theif Rights and Privileges, and have good ground to promife tbemfelves the Support of the Cantons of Zurich and Bern, the Party above-mentioned may in the End be ffuftri-ted of their Hopes. , Brejlau, Feb. 2. N. S. We fjave how* the following Particulars of the fad Accident that happened here the 36th pa ft, in Sandy; Ifland, whereby the Tower of the Cathedral-] Church of the Bleffed Virgin was deftroyed. About Two 0' Clock in the Morning, aroftf a dreadful Storm of Wind at North-Weft-fraught with Snow, Rain, Lightning, and fuch Claps of Thunder, that the Earth fhoole withal. The Lightning penetrated the Bifhop's Palace, without doing any confidefa-ble Damage j but it fet Fire to the Spire in the Middle of the Great Tower, which wai not perceived till the High Wind had blown it all in a Flame, fo that the Endeavours' of the Burghers to extinguifh it, were in a man* ner ufelefs. The fine Cupola^ which wai cover'd with Copper, being fallen down uji-on the Church, and all the Bells melted,, rbe Roof of the Church it felf began to take Fire j but by the Playing of the Engines, the entire Ruin of the Church and Cloifter ad*� joining was prevented; tho' the Engine^ would have been of mvoh greater Ufey had not the Wind hinder'd them from* throwing the Water fo high as they might orherwife. have done. Neverthelefs, the fine Arches of the Church Were very much fhatter'd j and the UtenGIs and Ornaments for the moft part loft orfpoiPd; fo that the Whole,cari hardly be repaired for 100,000 Rix-dolIars, a Sum not to he retrieved by this City in many Years. It was our great Happihefs, that the Wind fet to blow the Flames over the Oder ; fo that not a Houfe in the Towri was in Danger. Henna, Feb. 4. N. S. Thurfday being] Candlemas-Day, the Emperor went betimes in the Morning to Chappel in the Palace, where having paid his Devotions, he repair* ed foon after to the Church of the Capu* chins, attended by the Knights of the Golden Fleece and the Foreign Minifters, where he heard Mafs ; and the;Tapers having firft been confecrated, Were diftrrbuted to all the Court. His Imperial, Majefty dined that Day in Publick ; and though it rained hard, that did not hinder him from going to' Vefpers in the Church of the Jefuits. . A* foon as the Weather conies fair,; the Vice^ President of the Imperial and Aulick Council will fet out for the Circle of Lower Saxony about hisrTrivate Affair*; and purposes to be abfent about two Montns\ The Bifhop of Bamberg and Wurtzburg defighg alfo to fpend fome Part of the Spring at his Country-Seat of &ew Schonborn, and theri to go and refide at Bamberg. The General Field- Marfeal Count Guido of Staremberg' is now fo well recovered, that he eomes^a-Trcfc^ Court again. On Wednefday in the EvqJ^|35?y^ ing the Hungarian Bifhop Count Neffelroti had a long Audience of hli Imperial M*N ;