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compelled to lisp. The experiment happily succeeded, and ever word of the leter was read by the gentleman in the lisping style t the no small amusement of the party present, before whom it we read. Every sound was given exactly in the manner in which was intended by the writer, although the receiver had no previou knowledge of the fact. It appears from this fact, that this new method of phonetic writing, in addition to its many other valuab advantages, will enable a person to fix on his paper any sound c shade of sound the human voice is capable of producing, so th: the exact pronunciation of any speaker can be given as well as th dialects and foreign languages.
On D FE1.low's Fu NERAL.-On Sunday morning last th officers and brothers of the Loyal Victoria Park Lodge, Marl borough Tavern, together with o: officers and brothers of the vari ous lodges in the Bath District, assembled, to the number of 140 at the Lodge-room, and formed themselves into a procession to pay the tribute of respect to their late respected brother, Thoma Ostler Page, of No. 4, Gloucester-place, Burlington-street, by accompanying his remains to their final resting place in th: burial-ground of Walcot Church. The brethren wore their funeral regalia, and the proceedings assembled a large number of specta. tors and private friends of the deceased. The highly respectable appearance of the fraternity, and the esteem evinced by them towards their deceased brother, made a most favourable impression respecting the Order, whose benevolence and philanthropy are always extended in support of its members in sickness, when in distress or old age, and in the maintenance of their widows and orphans.
Garat WEstrian RAILway RECEIPTs for the Week ending Nov. 5, £13,060 : 0s. 0d.
ANTI-Puseyism.—Sunday being the anniversary of the memorable “gunpowder plot” in 1605, and of “the revolution'. in 1688, the commemorative services of the day were used in all the churches in this city, the ministers of which took occasion to allude to the deliverance of the Church and nation from the domination of Rome.
PhopenTY TAx.—lt may not, perhaps, be generally known to the clergy, and other owners of tithe-rent charges, that by the 61st section of the act a provision is very justly made for deductions allowances in respect of tenths, procurations, repairs of chancels, pool. rates, land-tax, and drainage, &c. The Commissioners' ave provided a form (No. 71) to facilitate claims of such allowances.
ATTEMPTED Suicip E.-On Thursday evening, about ( ; o'clock, a widow, in reduced circumstances, named Aft; Cook, , threw herself into the river near Green Park buildings; but after she was in was buoyed up by her clothes in such a manner that she was kept floating with her head above the water for some minutes. The act was witnessed by a boy who gave the alarm, when by the assistance of two men she was rescued from her dangerous situation, and conveyed in a state of exhaustion to the Park Tavern, wher" . she was soon afer attended by Mr. Crosby, surgeon, and is now quite recovered. We have not heard the motive that induced her to commit the rash act. t IN quests by R. Uphill, Esq., County Coho NER.—Nov:4 at Weston near Bath, on the body of Ann Travish, aged 4 month. The deceased had not been well from her birth, and on the morning of the 2nd instant, her mother was awoke by the child s moving about. She struck a light and found her in a fit. " She immediately called a neighbour who lived in the so on her return, found her chi
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