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In the House of Commons, after stitution in Holland, and the in. Mr. Horner had put similar ques- tended disallowance by the allies of tions respecting the declaration of the neutrality of Switzerland, on the allies, and had been answered which subjects he displayed an ex. in a similar manner by lord Case tensive knowledge of history and tlereagh, the latter moved the ad- national law. He concluded with journment to March 1st, on the moving the amendment of substiground that there was no public tuting January 24th to March 1st. business before them to require re- After some other members had assembling before that period. given their opinions on each side,

Sir James Mackintosh then rose the amendment was negatived and opposed the motion in an elo- without a division, and the propose quent speech, the principal topics ed adjournment was carried. of which were the change of con

On Dec. 14th, Sir James Mac- allied powers were authentic, and kintosh rose in the House of Com- whether the government of this mons, to put some questions to country were a party. His ques. lord Castlereagh in consequence tion was occasioned by the words, of the announcement in the Lon- “ The first use which their impedon Gazette, of an ambassador to rial and royal majesties have made Holland under a new designation of their victory, has been to offer The questions were, whether it peace to his majesty the emperor was known to his majesty's minis- of the French. Another question ters before the prince of Orange arose out of them, whether or no left this country, whether he meant the offer had been rejected, or to exercise powers, or assume a whether a negociation was actually title, unknown to the ancient laws going on. of the United Provinces; and Lord Liverpool replied to the whether he had assumed those two first queries, that the paper titles and authorities with the was authentic, and that it was is. privity of his majesty's govern- sued without any communication ment,

with this government; but that Lord Castlereagh replied that he the allied powers were fully in poswas not privy to any intention in the session of the sentiments of the prince of Orange before his depar: British cabinet on the subject. ture to take any new titles, or ex- The subsequent question he deercise any new authority. The clined answering. His lordship prince had been invited by a provi. then rose to move a longer adjournsional government in Holland, and ment of parliament than usual, it was not known to his majesty's mi- namely, to March 1, assigning as nisters what powers or titles would a reason, the earlier period at which be conferred upon him in that coun- it had met, and the business it had try. Lord Castlereagh was however gone through. happy to state, that to his present Lord Darnloy advanced many title and the authority he now objections against so long an adexercised, he was called by the journment, arising from the state spontaneous and unanimous voice of affairs in America, the inconof the whole nation ; not only of venience to which it would put the former friends of the House of the Irish and Scotch members, and Orange, but of those who had been other matters ; in consequence of most adverse to the power of that which he moved as an amendment family. His majesty's ministers the substitution of February 1, for however had cautiously abstained March 1. from making out the credentials to Lord Holland supported the athe ambassador at the Hague till a mendment in a speech which took formal notification liad been re- a wide view of the present state of ceived of the style and title con- affairs, and expressed his wishes for ferred upon the prince of Orange. a safe and honourable peace. The

On Dec. 20, Lord Holland ex. question being then put, and the pressed a wish to be informed by amendment negatived without a the minister, whether the paper division, the original motion for purporting to be a declaration of the adjournment was carried.

In the House of Commons, after stitution in Holland, and the in. Mr. Horner had put similar ques- tended disallowance by the allies of tions respecting the declaration of the neutrality of Switzerland, on the allies, and had been answered which subjects he displayed an exin a similar manner by lord Cas- tensive knowledge of history and tlereagh, the latter moved the ad- national law. He concluded with journment to March 1st, on the moving the amendment of substiground that there was no public tuting January 24th to March 1st. business before them to require re- After some other members had assembling before that period. given their opinions on each side,

Sir James Mackintosh then rose the amendment was negatived and opposed the motion in an elo- without a division, and the propos. quent speech, the principal topics ed adjournment was carried. of which were the change of con

their rear.

was apparently wounded in the fastened on his arm and breast. shoulder; but nevertheless sprung At this moment the gentlemen adon Mr. M. whose arm he lacerated vanced within 15 paces, and as dreadfully; and feeling at the she was still standing over her unsame time a peon's lance, he re- fortunate victim, lodged 20 balls linquished his first hold, seized the in her body. She retreated to the poor man by the throat, and hedge, where some more shots strangled him before the party terminated her existence. She had dared fire, lest they should kill his abundance of milk, which, from victim. He was now at bay, but the novelty, most of the party sheltered in such a manner as ren- tasted. Both of the peons died in dered it difficult to bring him a few hours. Mr, M. is recover. down, when, suddenly, the man ing." on the look-out gave another Description of his Majesty the alarm, and the party almost im- Emperor Napoleon. (From a Rusmediately perceived a lioness which sian document.) – The figure short had broken_cover, approaching and compact; the hair black, dat,

The same instant their and short; the beard black and ears were assailed by the shrieks strong, shaved up towards the and yells of men, wonien, and ear; the eyebrows strongly archchildren, occasioned by the animal ed, but contracted towards the crossing the road in the midst of nose; the nose aquiline, with perthe coolies that were carrying tiffin petual marks of snuff; the counteto the village. A woman and a nance gloomy and violent; the child were almost immediately sa- chin extremely projecting ; always crificed to her fury. The woman

in a little uniform without ornawas literally torn to pieces. This ment; generally wrapped in a litproved not the last calamity of this tle grey surtout, to avoid being rememorable hunt. The gentlemen, marked ; and continually attended with the peons, left their former by a Mameluke. enemy, to attack the lioness, who A

and murder were comthreatened the village. The party, mitted on the body of a young from the rapid manner in which woman, named Hannah Leatham, the beast was followed, were not in the service of Mr. Jackson, of able to keep very compact ; and, Brignal, near Greta-bridge, on most unfortunately, four of the New Year's Day. She had been collector's peons advanced upon sent on an errand to Barnard-casthe place where the lioness had lain tle, which place she left about five down. She immediately sprung o'clock in the evening, on her way upon the nearest, and brought home. Her body was found next him to the ground, and crushed morning, about two miles from his skull, and tore his face, so that that town; on the road to the Highno feature was discernible, and the street (a road much frequented), skin literally hung in the wind. A with her head nearly cut from her companion who advanced to his body. A coroner's inquest returned assistance, she seized by the thigh; a verdict of rape and murder athe man, in the agony of pain, gainst some person or persons uncaught the beast by the throat, known. Several men have been when she quitted his thigh and taken up on suspicion.

rape

York, Friday, Jan. 3. - This Broughton was a weaver at Barnsmorning, John Eadon, aged 34, was ley, and acquainted with Howells. tried for administering an unlaw- The jury, after consulting in the ful oath to Richard Howells, at box, almost immediately returned Barnsley, in the county of York, a verdict of Guilty. in the month of May last. The 4. A female, in man's apparel, prisoner, as proved in evidence, was enlisted as a recruit in the 53rd had some conversation with How- regiment, quartered in Shrewsbury, ells about the Luddites, and told She shortly afterwards confessed Howells he could make any man her sex, and said, that her object one; and in the course of two or was, to have been enlisted into the three days after, the prisoner re- 43rd regiment, as in that corps she pewed the conversation by asking had a lover, who was now on foHowells what he thought of what reign duty, and that she adopted they had been talking about (How. this expedient from a wish to folells lodged in the house of, and low him. She was dressed in a worked with, the prisoner as a blue jacket and trowsers ; her faweaver at the time). Howells did ther is a respectable farmer in the not immediately recollect, and pri- neighbourhood of St. Asaph, Densoner said it was about the Lud- bighshire. dites, and asked 'Howells if he A novel species of amusement would be one? He said he would. took place in the Hundred House Prisoner then put a Common Prayer meadow, Witley, on the 5th. Five Book into his right hand, and de- wild rabbits were singly turned off sired Howells to repeat after him. at an assigned distance

before a Prisoner gave him a paper, and dog.fox trained by Mr. Tearne, of told him to commit it to memory Stockton, Worcestershire, and afas soon as he could, and he did so ter an excellent course of about accordingly. It purported to be 400 yards, were severally killed by the oath he had repeated to him, Reynard. which was, that he was not to re- On the night of the 5th of Jan. veal any secrets of any brother or about 11 o'clock, the brig Charles, brothers, and that if any traitors capt. Graham, bound to the coast were amongst them, they were to of Africa, struck on a reef of the be punished with death. Howells Tongui Rocks, about five miles kissed the book. The paper given from the shore, apd 20 miles south by prisoner to Howells was signed of the river Gambia. The natives, by prisoner in his own hand. a tribe of Mandingoes, attacked writing. This was supported by the wreck in great numbers, conanother prisoner called Thomas sidering her as lawful prize. The Broughton, who had received the captain and one of the passengers paper from Howells, and not un

were killed.

The rev. Leopold derstanding its import, asked pri- Butscher, missionary of the Church soner what the paper meant, and Missionary Society for Africa and was informed by him that it was the East, was on board with his to form a regular organization in wife, and seven other persons atthe county to overturn the tyran- tached to the mission. Notwithnicad system of

government. standing every exertion of the crew

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