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The Late Inundations in Fbance . — The Lord Mayor writing to the Earl of Clarendon , states that the total subscriptions to the fund for the relief of the sufferers by the French inundations exceed 30 , 000 / . The amount sent to France is upwards of 1 , 000 , 000 fr . St . Pancras Wobkhousb . — The directors of the poor of St . Pancras have determined , by 17 to 4 , to resist the alleged right of the Poor Law Board to interfere in the management of the poor of the parish . Infidel Preachers . — The First Commissioner of Works gave permission , last Jane , to ' temperance '
orators to march in procession through Victoria Park on certain occasions . This was gradually interpreted into a license to all species of sects to preach on Sundays ; and to the various focuses of eloquence and fanaticism was added last Sunday a party of ' infidels , ' preached Atheism in such phrases as— " If ^ here is a God , he is the author of all evil ; " " The Deity is unknown to man ; " " All crime emanates from a belief in God ; " " We know nothing of a God . " The consequence of this has been the issue of a notification , forbidding all such meetings . determined to
Cape of Good Hope . —It has been send out to the Cape a body of 8000 men of the Anglo-German Legion , to fill up the vacant spaces on the borders . This design has been approved by the House of Assembly , which pledges itself to make good any amount , not exceeding the sum of 40 , 000 ? ., which may be necessary for carrying out the plan . A general illumination was to take place in Cape Town , in honour of the peace , intelligence of which was communicated on the 29 th of May to the Legislative Council . Fire . —Afire broke out on Monday night , about eight o ' clock , in a stack of buildings adjoining the ferry , near Dowson ' s-dock , at Limehouse . It was of an alarming character , and was not entirely extinguished until after midnight . The firemen and police exerted themselves to the utmost , and no lives were lost .
An Obscure Koalance . —The following appears in the mysterious second column of the Times : —Safe through life ' s dangers till near their end : then , a fall , a betrayal too cruel , a life wound . One who could not spare is implored to pity and forgive . —August 25 , 1856 . " MaiXiEAble Iron . —Mr . Bessemer ' s discovery of a method of making malleable iron and ' semi-steel' without subjecting pig iron to the process of refining and puddling , by which a large saving in fuel , labour , and machinery will be effected , is exciting great attention in the neighbourhood of Wolverhampton . Death op Lindpainter . —We learn from a letter , dated Stuttgart , August 22 , in the Augsburg Gazette , that Lindpainter died at Nonnenhorn , on the lake of Constance , on the 21 st inst .
Confession of a Murderer . —A man named John Lawler , a soldier at Governor ' s Island , United States , has been arrested on his own confession of having violated and murdered , in 1852 , a young woman to whom he was paying attentions , in the county of Wicklow , Ireland . Death of Staudigl . —A letter from Vienna , in the Augsburg Gazette , announces the death of Staudigl the singer . He died in a madhouse . The Christians in Turkey . —A writer from Turkey states that , now the French and English troops have withdrawn , the Christians are considerably persecuted . Cereals in Portugal . — The Portuguese Consul-General for Bristol has received a despatch from his Government notifying the admission of cereals into Portugal duty free .
¦ Adulteration of Food . —Mr . Lewis Thompson writes to the papers to complain of the ignorance of those who pretend to discover adulteration in articles of food . He denies that it is possible to discover alum in bread , oven if that mineral has been put into the flour , because , as ho asserts , the alum is decomposed by being mixed with wheat , and subjected to tho action of lire . He also states that Dr . Hassall was in error in asserting that the vinegar of Messrs . Hill and Evans , of Worcester , was adulterated with oil of vitriol , and was afterwards obliged to acknowledge that he had mistaken for this poison tho sulphate of lime derived from the spring water employed in making the vinegar .
A Golden Legend , — An action has beon brought at tho Liverpool Assizes bj r Captain Petrio against Mr . Ellis , an underwriter at Lloyd's , on a policy for 8800 ^ ., effected on gold-dust , ' nuggeta , ' and specimens , and COO ? , in sovereigns , during a voyage from Adelaide to England . Tho allegation wan that there had been a " total loss . " Captain Petrio was coming to England from the diggings , with tho money and gold-dust packed in two boxes , -which ho kept in his cabin under hia bed . On the night of the accident out of which the loss arose , it was very stormy , and the captain came on deck about two o ' clock in tho morning . Ho put up n
blue light over tho side of tho ship to prevent collisions . While walking up tho deck ho how a light whining in tho cubin . He went below , and found tho place was full of smoke . Tho powder magazine was kept in tho cabin ; and Captain Potrio's object was to save tho two boxen which contained the dust and sovereigns , lie rushed on dock with tho boxes , and , standing at tho Hide of tho vessel , ho ordered one of the crow to got into tho boat , which was hanging on tho davits , . lust at this moment , tho vessel gave a lurch , Captain Potrie was suddenly thrown forwards , und tho boxes wore precipitated into the water and lost . Mr . Ellis put in a
variety of pleas , asserting his non-liability ; but a verdict was entered for the plaintiff for the full amount claimed , the defendant admitting , after the evidence which was produced , that he could not any longer resist the demand . Health of London . — The number of deaths in London in the week that ended last Saturday was 1122 , which is less by more than 100 than it was in either of the two preceding weeks . As the temperature is now lower , there is ground to hope that the mortality reached its maocimum for this season in the week that ended August 16 , when the deaths rose to 1250 . While the
mortality was rising , the mean weekly temperature was about 67 degrees ; it decreased last week to 578 degrees . The deaths from diarrhoea , which in the two previous weeks were 211 and 253 , were last week 214 ; and those from cholera , which in the former weeks were 28 and 22 , were last week again 22 . All these 22 cases , with the exception of 6 , occurred to infants , and are referred to that description of cholera which is common in the summer months . —Last week , the births of 778 boys and 751 girls , in all 1529 children , were registered in London . In the ten corresponding weeks of the years 1846—55 , the average number was 1435 . —From the Registrar-GeneraVs Weekly Return .
India . —Oude continues tranquil , and the new order of things is being rapidly consolidated . Some little opposition has been offered by the Toolshupoor Rajah ; but a force was sent against him , and the rebellion was quelled without the firing of a shot . Every one shows a disposition to return to his ordinary avocations , and to obey the laws . All claims upon the State have been adjusted ; the revenue is coming in , and the police force is in course of organization . Such is the general state of things , as indicated by the writer of a letter from
Lucknow , dated June 15 . —By the last mails from the East we have some important items of intelligence . Fifty inches of rain have fallen at Bombay . At Darjeeling , thirty-six inches of rain fell in ninety-six hours . Mr . Horsley , assistant collector in the Madras Presidency , has been murdered . The heir to the throne of Burmah has been assassinated . Lord Canning is indisposed . The money market at Calcutta has improved ; but the import trade is very inactive . The indigo crops in Bengal have suffered injury . Anarchy reigns throughout China .
The Oldbury Colliery Explosion . —The inquest on the bodies of four of the eleven men killed in this explosion was concluded on Tuesday evening . All the evidence having been received , the coroner addressed the jury on the facts brought out in evidence . Against Thomas Baker , the deceased butty , he should have felt it his duty to direct a verdict of manslaughter , had he been living ; for he had omitted a most important part of his duty—viz ., the trying the pit with a safety-lamp every day ; and , although he had been warned of the state of the pit , he had gone down with a quantity of lighted coals , which caused the explosion . It was doubtful whether the doors had been closed or left open . The two Government inspectors had attributed the accident to the want of furnaces at the bottom of the shaft ; and
it would be the duty of the jury to consider whether the ground bailiff , Mr . Spruce , who appears to have been away , but who left instructions to the butty to keep a fire , which , it was alleged , was done for two or three weeks , was guilty of such culpable negligence as to warrant a verdict of manslaughter against him . The jury , who had not asked a single question of any of tho witnesses , and who did not appear at all to understand the evidence as it was laid before them , then retired , and shortly afterwards announced that they had agreed to a verdict of " Accidental death . " The Coroner : " Do you all agree to that verdict ? " Foreman : " Yes , we are all agreed . " This announcement , after the opinion expressed by the Government inspectors , an d the ruling of the coroner , created no little surprise .
Algeria . —The shock of an earthquake has been ex pericneed at the city of Algiers .
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FliOM THE LONDON GAZETTE . Tuesday , August 26 . BANKRUPTS . —Eijwaud Jackson Davihb , High-street , Poplar , draper — Hkniiy Turneh , late of Kii ) g- » troot , Holborn , afterwards of Coventry , Manchester , and tlie Crimea , and now of Belvidore-torraeo , Belvidore-road , riband-manufacturer and licensed victualler—Chakies Waters , Gkohoe , and Rohf . iit Banks , Bormondsoy Newroad , printers—John RicnAunsoN , Cambridge , tailor—Sam 0 Isi , Bayi , t , Bournemouth , hotel-keoper—(/ Iiarlks Southwarfc
Hamilton Collins , Winchostor-buildiiiK . s , - bridKe-road . merchant — William Henry Whkbi . ku , Miekloton , Gloucestershire , brewer—Gkokoh Doipgk , Birmingham , painter— Thomas Hulbk , Stoko-upon-lrent , innkeeper—Ukokok I ' uckhin , Tunstall , Staffordshire , grocer—Thomas 1 ' j mciVAi , and Ejwin Wilcox , Bristol , contractors—Jamjw Miciiiu . l , St . George and Wcstbnryupon-Ti-yni , Gloucester , copper . smelter—Johiiua JJinnh , l > iikintl ( ild , Cheshire , cotton manufacturer—Wai . tisr Aoam Hlatioii , Staudl . Hli and l ' mslon , coal proprietor—Rali'JI Brady Bimi'hon , Suudcrluiid , builder .
Ft'idny , Aiif / icst i ! l > . UANKIUJl'TOY ANNUljIiKl ) . —Thomah Thuman , Pontypridd , Glamorgan , ironmonger . BAN KRUTTB ' . —John Jlowus Tiiti . k , Norwich , hIioo manufacturer — IIkniiv HonoMMiV , Jlalifux , kiocci IIunkv Mtott , Halifax , grooor — I «' han « jih Wii . i . iamh . AlmondHbury , GloiicestorNliiro , bukor—Wim . iam Hknhy lfitoADiiUAU and William IIudhon , NottiiiKhain . builders — I'ii'HKAiM Knhi . l , Alt ' reu-rond , Hurrow-roail , 1 ' iuldiiiglon , builder—Rowi . anli Oi . dham , Stamford , wino and hop moriihaiit—Wm . 13 i . i ) , Briorly-liill . Stnll ' ordshiro , K rocer-JoiiN Hv hgksb , Kidderminster , builder-I ' anayotxi VMMUTiiiva Luno , a rent WUiohestor-Htrcot , morchant .
SCOTCH SEQUESTRATIONS . —John "Wight , King ' s Stables , Edinburgh , horsedealer—At / kxanpeb HAMTT . Toar , Leith , grocer—Eobebt Oiiphant , Perth , writer to the signet .
Births, Marriages, And Deaths. Births. M...
BIRTHS , MARRIAGES , AND DEATHS . BIRTHS . MORANT . —On the 20 th inst ., at Ettrick Bank , near Bothesay , N . B ., the lady of George Morant , J . P ., of Shirley House , Carrickmacross : a daughter , under the influence of woman ' s ministration . NEWARK . —On the 23 rd inst ., at 6 , Tilney-street , the Viscountess Newark : a son . WENLOCK . —On the 21 st inst ., at Escrick-park , Lady "Wenlock : a son . WINCHILSEA .-On the 23 rd inst ., at Eastwell-park , the Countess of Winchilsea : a son .
MARRIAGES . BURRELL—PECHELL . —On the 26 th inst ., at St . George ' s , Hanover-square , Percy Burrell , Esq ., eldest son of Sir Cliarles Merrik Burrell , Bart ., to Henrietta Katherine , eldest daughter of Rear-Admiral Sir George and the Hon . Lady Brooke Pechell . SMITH—CHISENHALE . —On the 20 th inst ., at Thoydon . Garnon , Essex , William Robert Cusack Smith , Esq ., only son of the Right Hon . the Master of the Rolls for Ireland , to Mary Blanche , youngest daughter of the late John Chisenhale Chisenhale , Esq ., of Arley Hall , Lancashire . DEATHS . BAUMANN . —On the 26 th inst ., at his residence , 45 , Albertstreet , Regent's-park , Mr . Jean Francois Baumann , a member of the orchestra of the Royal Italian Opera and of the Philharmonic Concerts . BOYD .-On the 18 th inst ., at 43 , George-square , Edinburgh , the Rev . James Boyd , LL . D ., one of the Masters of the High School there , in the 61 st year of his age .
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London , Friday Evening . August 29 , 1856 . The English Stock Market remains rather flat . Consols 95 to 95 | for Transfer , and 95 j to 954 for Account . The New Threes are flat , at 95 £ to 96 ; and the Reduced , at 95 g 95 f . Bank Stock has improved to 219 219 * . The Exchequer Bill Market is firm , the quotation being lls . to 14 s . prem . A very limited business in the Foreign Stock Market , and prices generally , rather lower . Russian 5 per Cents . 112 . Sardinian 5 per Cents ., 91 ? 924 Spanish 3 per Cents , steady at 44 J . Turkish 6 per Cents .. 1034 to 1038 ; and the 4 per ts 65 and
Cent . Guaranteed , 103 | . Dutch 2 J per Cen , are J ; the 4 per Cent . Certificates , 98 . . In the Railway Share Market a moderate business at rather lower rates . Caledonian have declined to 52 * . Eastern Counties , 94 . 9 || . Great Northern , 96 to 96 J- Great Western , 64 ex . d . Lancashire and Yorkshire , 98 . Brighton , 106 to 106 | . North Western , 10 *| 105 ex . d . South Western , 107 . Midland , 81 J 81 J ex . d . North British , 374- North Eastern York , 58 ? ex . d . ; and Stockton and Darlington , 36 $ . In the Foreign and Colonial lines very little business , and prices exhibit no material change . Great Western of Canada , 25 i 25 i- Dutch Rhenish , 14 | 14 f . Madras , 21 * . Paris and Lyons , 54 f . _ . _ . „ ,., Shares rule flatBank of London
Joint Stock Bank very . C 9 i . Oriental Bank , 4040 J . Ottoman Bank , 9 | 98 ; and Roya British , 30 * 31 . Miscellaneous Shares quite neglected , and prices are nominal . London General Omnibus Company , 84 . Royal Mail Steam , 714- , „ . Aberdeen , — , —; Caledonian , 52 , 53 ; Chester and Holyhead , 17 , 17 $ ; Eastern Counties , 9 i , 9 i ; Great Northern , 96 , 9 G &; Great Southern and Western ( Ireland ) , 117 , 119 ; Great Western , 64 , 644 ; Lancashire and Yorkshire , 98 , 98 i ; London and Blackwall , 65 , 7 i ; London , Brighton , and South Coast , 105 , 107 ; London and North-Western , 104 * . 105 ; London and South Western , 10 Ci , 107 ; Midland , 81 J , 82 * ; North-Eastem ( Berwick ) , 81 J , 82 i ; South Eastern ( Dover ) 724 , 734 ; Antwerp and Rotterdam , 7 | , 74 ; Dutch Rhenish , 24 , 2 g pm . ; Eastern of Franco ( Paris and Strasbourg ) , 36 j , 37 ; Great Central of Franco , 6 J , 7 i ; Great Luxembourg , 5 , 5 J ; Great Western of Canada , 25 , 254 ; Namur and Liege , J > J , 9 ? ; Northern of France . 405 , 41 * ; Pans and Lyons , 54 i , 54 £ ; Royal Danish , 19 J , 20 ; Royal Swedish , i , U ; Sainbreand Meuso , 124 , 13 .
Corn Market. Mark-Laiic, Friday, August ...
CORN MARKET . Mark-laiic , Friday , August 29 , 185 G . DuiUNa tho Week the arrivals into London have been moderate , but the weather having been on tho whole favourable for tho harvest , tho Wheat trade has been without animation . There have been but few arrivals off tho coast either of Maizo or Wheat . Maize , both arrived and on passive has been in great demand for export to Spain , Portugal and tho south of France , and enhanced prices have been daily paid for it . Ibrail has been taken as high as 34 s . ( id ., and Galatz 3 « s . cost , freight , and insurance to the United Kingdom for trans-shipment . Barley arrives in moderate quantities , and meets a steady sale at former rates . The supply of Oats has fallen off again , and prices have advanced Od . Beans and Veas are unaltered in value .
British Funds For The Past Week. (Clobin...
BRITISH FUNDS FOR THE PAST WEEK . ( Clobino Prices . ) - Sat . Mon . 2 \ ies . Wed . Thur Frid . Bank Stock 2184 2184 ...... 21 » 4 3 per Cent . Red 0 r > 2 !> r > 4 » 5 fl 1 > SJ »«• " >} 3 per Cent . Con . An . 051 WiA OIU !> Bi W >* » M Consols for Account . i > . > 4 » Bg l > i > i l > 0 * « B * New » per Cent . An . 9 ( 54 il » l 9 ( 5 * 001 «» - »« Now 2 * per Cents Long Aiih . 1800 3 n-lfi S fi-Nl India Stock 2 M 233 •••••• Ditto Bonds , . £ 1000 10 P 10 P Ditto , undor * ei () 00 , ;¦•¦ ""••• lOx . Bills , - £ 1000 14 p 13 p U 1 > J 1 > ' ! JP ll p Ditto , £ 500 14 , p \* V ¦¦¦ •¦ Ditto , Small 14 p 14 p | ^ P l'P _ }* V _ }\ V FORKIf . 'N FUNDS . ( Last OinnctAi , Quotation imtuino tiih Week ENPlNrt KllIDA V I'iVKNINU . ) Himiliaii BondH 102 » PortugueHO 4 per Cents . ... Ituoiuw Ayr per Chilian « per Cents Cents ... ( Jhiliau 3 p « r < Units 75 Russian 4 J per Cents . ... Hl > Dutch 24 per Cents < 55 Spanish 443 Dutch 4 per Cent . Cortf . ... Spanish Committee Our . Kquador Honds of Coup , not fun J >* Mexican Account 224 Turkish ( J per Cents 1 03 J I ' oruviau 44 por Cents .... 8 . » J Turkish New . 4 ditto ... 103 J PortuKueuo 3 per Cents . 4 . 7 Vonezuola , 44 por ( joniu . ...
Leader (1850-1860), Aug. 30, 1856, page 21, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse2.kdl.kcl.ac.uk/periodicals/l/issues/cld_30081856/page/21/