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2d.-A dreadful fire broke out at let off into the Mouse. It must have half.past eleven o'clock at night in the held in solution an astonishing quantity extensive farm-yard belonging to Mr of subcarbonate of iron, as all the fish T. Biggs, at Orpington, in the county in the river were immediately killed; of Kent, about four miles from Chisle. its whole channel became deeply tinhurst. The flames were first discovered ged with the iron rust ; and the water by the night patrole on the road, issuing has continued ever since to be strongly from several ricks of hay. The watch chalybeate. In Clyde the effect has man immediately gave an alarm, and also been partially felt; and the chanfortunately succeeded in awakening the nel of the north bank is discoloured as family of Mr B. and rescuing them far down as Stonebyres Lynn. from their perilous situation. The STATE OF THE King's HEALTH.flames soon afterwards caught the barns, On Sunday the following bulletin was where large quantities of hay, straw, issued at St James's Palace :&c. were deposited, besides several “ Windsor Castle, October 2, 1813. other adjoining buildings; and at one “ His Majesty continues in a trantime, the whole yard, containing 16 quil and comfortable state, but without ricks of hay, straw, corn, &c. was in any abatement of his disorder." one continual blaze. The loss is esti. (Signed by five Physicians.) mated at upwards of 10,0001. No lives 4th.-On Wednesday night last, were lost.

there was detected in Lord Roseberry's WINCHESTER.-On opening a vault, pleasure grounds, by Messrs Bell, last week, in the middle aisle of the west Gardner, Grubb, and Russel, revenue transept of the cathedral, for the in- officers, Queensferry, a very large disterment of the late Miss Poulter, a tillery : the still was carried off, but stone coffin was discovered immediately they succeeded in destroying upwards under the surface of the pavement, of 300 gallons of wash, some low wines, supposed to contain the remains either and four working tuns, one wash tun, of a prelate or mitred abbot. A ring one stick stand, and a great number of of pure gold, with an amethyst, about small casks. It is only three weeks the size and shape of a turkey's eye, since these active officers detected a set therein, and part of a crosier, much similar work, and seized a still of decayed, were found in the coffin, but forty gallons content, which was carfew vestiges of the body remained. rying on within a short distance of his The ring was in good preservation, lordship’s house. and greatly resembles that on the left. The Queen not having been present hand of the effigy of William of Wyk. at the consecration of a bishop, had ham, as represented on the beautiful expressed her wish to be present at altar-tomb in the same cathedral. The that of Dr Howley. Yesterday morncrook and ferrule of the crosier were ing, at half-past eleven o'clock, hier of metal, and the shaft of wood quite Majesty, and the Princesses Augusta plain. This affords internal evidence and Mary, arrived at Lambeth Palace, of its being of a much earlier date than where they were received by the Archthat of Wykham, which was composed bishop of Canterbury, who conducted of silver, gilt, of exquisite workman- them into the drawing room, where ship, and is now preserved in the chapel Dr Howley, the Bishop of London of New College, Oxford.

elect, the Bishops of Oxford, GloucesSome time ago, a large quantity of ter, and Salisbury, the vicar.general, water, which had long been stagnant in their full robes, and a number of in an iron mine, at Wilsontown, was other distinguished characters, paid

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their respects to them ; after which at Dartmoor prison. Although 200 they proceeded to his grace's chapel. of them, principally Italians, were, last The Queen and princesses were con. week, sent to the prison-ships in Haducted into Mrs Sutton's family gal- moaze to be clothed anew, having lost lery. No person was admitted into the all their clothes by gaming, there re. body of the chapel except those enga. main many at Dartmoor in the same ged in the ceremony: among them situation. These unfortunate men play were the Archbishop of Canterbury, even for their rations, living three or the Bishops of Salisbury, Gloucester, four days on offal, cabbage-stalks, or and Oxford, in their full robes. Dr indeed any thing which chance may Howley, the Bishop of London elect, throw in their way,— They stake the took his seat the last on the right of clothes on their backs, and, what inthe altar. The morning service was deed is worse, their bedding. It is read by one of the archbishop's chap; the custom at Dartmoor for those who lains. The Bishop of Gloucester,read have sported away the latter article, the Epist'e ; the Bishop of Oxford the to huddle very close together at night, Gospel; the sermon was preached by in order to keep each other warm. the Rev. Dr Goddard, late master of One out of the number is elected boat. Winchester, who took a general view swain for the time being, and, at twelve of the established church, from the o'clock at night, he pipes all hands to period of the Reformation, and dwelt turn; an operation which, from their upon the divine institution and expe- proximity to each other, must be sidiency of the episcopal order. After multaneous. A: four o'clock in the the sermon, the Archbishop of Can. morning, the pipe is heard again, and terbury, attended by his two chaplains, the like turn is taken. proceeded to the altar, to read the At the sale of the effects of the communion service.

late preacher Huntingdon, an old-arm Mr Jenner, the registrar of the pro- chair, intrinsically worth Rifty shilvince, read the mandate from the Prince lings, actually sold for sixty guineas; Regent, in the name of the king, for and many other articles fetched equally the consecration. Dr Howley retired high prices, so anxious were his admi. to an anti-room, and put on his rochet, rers to obtain some precious memorial having been previously only in doctor's of the deceased. robes; he was then introduced by the At the sale of Sir Henry Vane Bishops of Oxford and Gloucester to Tempest's stock, one of the cows sold the archbishop at the altar, where se. at 961. a heifer calf at 561. and a bull veral ceremonies were performed, and at 2101. then retired to the anti-room, where The necessary preparations for a he was invested with his full episcopal winter campaign in the bleak moun. robes. He was then introduced again tains of the Pyrennees, are in consito the altar, and the usual questions derable forwardness, and intended for were put to him by the archbishop the light troops, on whom that ardent The imposition of hands by the arch- and important duty will devolve. They bishop and the other bishop3 presert consist of camp equipage, such as is concluded the ceremony.

peculiarly adapted for that kind of serThe sacrament was then administer. vice, great coats and warm pantaloons. ed to him by the archbishop, in which -A considerable quantity of these are all the others present participated. ticles has already been shipped, and

Nothing can exceed the rage for by the middle of this month the regaming that exists among the prisoners mainder will be sent away.

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