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some measure broken.' On rising to destroyed in like manner, and, as supthe surface, Mr Hutton laid hold of posed, because he had endeavoured to one of the cross pieces, on which he check the disorderly conduct of some supported himself ; and he plainly of his parishioners ; but, notwithstand. heard the passengers conversing on the ing the active measures of Lord Shef. turnpike road; but his efforts to make field, and the rewards offered, no dis. known his situation proving ineffec. covery has yet taken place. Encroachtual, he endeavoured, by means of a ments on that part of Ashdown forest, pair of scissars, to dig holes in the side in the Duke of Dorset's manor, have of the pit, to facilitate his ascension, been continued in an audacious manand had got within a few feet of the ner, supported by the most outragesurface, but the earth giving way, he ous threats. If Mr Bingham had not was again plunged into the dark abyss. been awake, in consequence of indispoHe remained in this dreadful situation sition, he, and his wife and nine child. until the Friday following, when he ren, would undoubtedly have been smowas discovered by a labourer, who was thered, or burnt in their beds. He hapassing by ; ropes were immediately ving heard a noise, got up, went down procured, by which he was soon re. stairs, and saw a man going from the leased from his perilous situation, and house : he attempted to open a door, is now perfectly recovered.
which he found obstructed by part of -. In the storm on Saturday se'nnight, the furniture raised against it, he then the Hoylake life-boat, in attempting went round to an outward door, which to succour and relieve the people on he had bolted within just before he board the ship Traveller, driven on went to bed, and found it broken openg shore in the Mersey, was overwhelmed and some furze faggots burning, which by a dreadful sea, and eight out of ten had been brought into the room, and of her crew were unfortunately drown. the furniture placed round them. The ed. The bodies were all found the fire was so rapid, the house being chief same day, and carried to their respec- ly of wood, and the smoke so instantive homes. The deceased were all taneously great, that it was with diffinear neighbours, and lived in a small culty any lives were preserved; two of village called the Hoose, near Hoy- the children were obliged to be thrown lake, in the most brotherly kindness. out of the window, and two were nearThey had always displayed the great- ly suffocated before they were extri. est promptitude and alacrity in assist- cated; but no wearing apparel, furni. ing vessels in distress. They have left ture; or other property could be saved. large families totally unprovided for. The extreme distress of Mr Bingham's
21st.-LEWES. The atrocious dis- family is, for the present, in some de. position which had manifested itself gree relieved by the kind reception of some time ago in the northern part of it into different houses in the neigh. the parishof Mayersfield, on the borders bourhood. Lord Sheffield soon visit. of Ashdown forest, by threatening let. ed the spot ; and there can be no. ters, and the burning of buildings and doubt, that the same public spirit and stacks, has burst out afresh with dou. activity which have been manifested on ble violence ; and on Thursday morn- like occasions by that noble lord, will ing last, about one o'clock, the par- be exerted on the present. sonage adjoining Mayersfield church- : A small island of the Danube, called yard, where the curate, the Rev. Mr Engel, near Pichment, has exhibited Bingham, resided, was burnt down. the phenomenon of a floating island. Last year Mr Bingham's stables were In the memory of the oldest persons it
had remained stationary until May last, affairs, to sell a small part of his property. when the rapidity and pressure of the His daughter, Madelaine Albert, of a viostream are supposed to have detached lent character, of suspected morals, and its bottom; its inclination is uniform.
o e uniform unfortunately accustomed to abuse her fa
ther and mother, reproached her father in ly to the right bank of the river, but
language the most violent on account of its motion is not perceptible. Since
this sale, and ended by imperiously deMay it has made a progress of about manding a part of the sum which he had eight miles ; and, what is not the least received. The father refused, mentionsingular, has, from the eager and una- ing to her, at the same time, the state of bated curiosity of the Germans, made
his affairs ; she insisted, and abused him the fortunes of three persons, who ob- outrageously. The father, vexed and aftained a temporary proprietorship of
fronted at the insolence of his daughter, it.
gave her several blows on the shoulders,
and ordered her to go to bed. She obey22d.-EDINBURGH.-On Wednes
ed and went to bed. A quarter of an hour day night, about ten o'clock a most bru. after, she seized an axe, and advanced tal outrage was committed in a dancing without noise towards the fire-side, where school, kept in the Roman Eagle Lodge her father, mother, and three brothers and of this city. A party of fellows, up. sisters were warming themselves. She wards of twenty in number, armed with aimed a blow with the axe at her father's bludgeons, made a forcible entrance,
head, laid open his skull, and, in spite
of the cries of her family, she repeated and, without provocation, knocked
her blows. He was killed by the first down and beat the scholars indiscri.
stroke; any one of the wounds would have minately. Some of the young men, been sufficient to deprive this unfortuwho had courage to offer resistance, nate man of life. They were so deep, were seriously cut and bruised. that the monster must have been possess
A serieant of the 24th light dra- ed of extraordinary strength to produce goons was tried on Tuesday, at the them. She then threw herself on her moNorwich Quarter Sessions, for having
ther, without being softened by her prayreceived a small sum from a recruit who
ers and sighs, struck her five times with
the hatchet, and laid her at her feet. Her had enlisted, to discharge him, with.
two young sisters, one eleven, the other out acquainting his officer. The ser- three years old, met with no greater merjeant was convicted, and sentenced to cy. She struck the eldest both on the receive 300 lashes, and be degraded to head and neck, but did not kill her, bethe ranks.
cause the poor creature crept under the PARIS.—The Bulletin of the Allier bed. These numerous crimes did not sacontains the following letter, address
tiate the tigress. She seized her youngest
sister, who held her mother's body, took ed, on the 14th inst., by the sub-pre.
her in her arms, and threw her, alive as she . tect of Gannat to the prefect of the
the was, into a well. department of the Allier.
« Of all this family, a brother, 13 years "M. Prefect, I know not how to give old, survived by a kind of miracle. He was you the narration of a frightful crime, com- so fortunate as to creep behind a trunk, mitted on the 15th ult. in the commune to open the door, and to make his escape, of Biozat. My pen seems to recoil at tra- calling for assistance. Madelaine Albert cing details so horrible. A young woman, added to so much atrocity the refinement 25 years of age, has just murdered her fa- of hypocrisy. She called to her brother, ther, her mother, her brother, and two sis- requested him to return, and promised to ters!
do him no harm. In a voice, the most “On the 13th December, Amable Al. mild and calm, she endeavoured to prevail bert, of the commune of Biozat, a re- on the boy to return to the house; but he spectable man, poor and with a large fa- was too much terrified, he ran away, and inily, was obliged, by the bad state of his took shelter in the house of a man of the
VOL. IV. PART II.
name of Richard. In consequence of his with complacency on a celebrated story, several of the inhabitants went to achievement, of which he shared the assist the family. They found Madelaine glory of a great brother drinker: they Albert walking with great agitation in the house, with a large knife in her hand, with
consumed, without any assistance whatwhich she threatened to kill any one that
ever, no less than ten gallons of brandy should approach her. The darkness of the in three days. This man could never night, and the terror inspired by so dreadful have gained celebrity, had it not been a sight, paralyzed the courage of these men; for the culpable facility with which they durst not advance and seize her. In marriages are celebrated in Scotland; their presence, Madelaine Albert took from for a more unpolished and rough being her mother's pocket the key of a cup- 'in his manners never existed. board, opened it, took out the money that
ADMIR was in it, and went out of the house, without any of the spectators having the cou
the sessions for the trial of offences
committed on the high seas, within posed that she is gone towards Riom or the jurisdiction of the Admiralty of Clermont; the gens-d'armerie are in pur. England, commenced before Sir Wil. suit of her. I have the honour to be, &c. liam Scott, Lord Chief Baron Sir A.
“SARTICES.” Macdonald, and Sir Simon Le Blanc. 23d. The Regency Bill finally pass- · Giuseppi Maini was indicted for the ed the House of Commons this day, wilful murder of Luigi Ferrari, on the was carried up to the House of Lords, 16th of July, 1810. and read a first time.
Several witnesses were examined, THE GRETNA-GREEN PARSON.- the purport of whose evidence was as Thursday se’nnight died, at Gretna- follows:- The prisoner, the deceased, green, aged 79, Joseph Paisley, the and several other persons, Italians by Gretna-green parson. He was born birth, being taken prisoners of war in at Kirkandrew-upon-Esk, in Cumber- the French service, left Gibraltar on land, and early in life was bound an ap- the 15th of July last, on board the prentice to a tobacconist; which avo. transport the Kingston packet, for cation requiring sobriety and attention, England. On the 16th of July, in ill accorded with the lax disposition of the afternoon, the ship being then at Paisley. He soon left this trade, to sea, the prisoner and some of his comfollow the employment of a fisherman, rades were making soup on deck, in and he was allowed by his contempora. which occupation they were disturbed ries, from his uncommon strength and by the ship's cook, who threw some agility, to be the most expert man in water on the fire and put it out, forthe use of the litter, for the destruc- bidding them at the same time from tion of salmon, and he endured every having fire at that late hour. This kind of fatigue better than any other occasioned considerable discontent aman. His conversation never turned mongst the prisoners, and drew from upon religious subjects; his delight was Maini, in particular, strong expressions in talking of juvenile feats of activity, of displeasure. The deceased, who and about brandy, and the immense previous to this was below deck, came quantities he could have drank of that up, and reproached the prisoner with stimulant without feeling the smallest being a very quarrelsome, riotous feleffects from intoxication. He was ac- low, and that there was no pleasing customed to relate, in the presence of him ; upon which an altercation enconcurring witnesses, that he frequent- sued between them, aggravating words ly swallowed a pint of unadulterated produced blows, and a furious conflict brandy at one draught. He dwelt took place, in which the prisoner bit the side of the deceased with his teeth, ary, 1809. His grace devised all his and the latter seized the other with freehold and copyhold estates to Lord the same weapons by the cheek, which and Lady Yarmouth for their lives, he held for some time, until he produ- and the life of the survivor of them, ced blood. The prisoner before he and after their death to Frances, daughwas released said to the deceased, that ter of the said Lady Yarmouth, then if he would but let go his cheek, they of the age of eleven years, or there. should be brothers, and he would beat abouts, and the children of the said him, the deceased, no more; their mu- Lady Yarmouth, born or to be born, tual friends interfered and separated and their heirs for ever; and he apthem, and they all went below, the pointed Sir James Montgomery, Bart., quarrel between them being apparent. Edward Bullock Douglas, Esq., and ly settled. As soon, however, as they William Murray, Esq., executors. He got below, the prisoner went to his directed all legacies to be paid within bed, and seized a clasped knife which three months after his decease, and all had been lying thereon the whole annuities to be paid half-yearly ; and morning, opened it behind his back, he directed his executors, out of his and in two, three, four, or five minutes, personal estate, to invest in their names as the witnesses severally described the as much stock as would be sufficient transaction, advanced two or three for the payment of the annuities. The paces towards the deceased, and stab- will is witnessed by Mr Marrofield, bed him on the right breast immedi- the duke's solicitor, and two of his ately under the nipple. The deceased clerks. groaned aloud, staggered about ten. The probate stamp, the highest on feet, and fell lifeless into the arms of his the scale, is 60001. This is independent companions.
of the legacy tax of ten per cent., which The prisoner put in a written de will attach upon the whole, both of fence in English, and denied any ma- the legacies and the annuities ; and the licious intentions towards the deceased, amount of which may be estimated by alleging, that having been eating his the following statement of his codicils, dinner when the scuffle commenced, which were thirty-five in number. he had his knife in one hand; and that
BEQUESTS BY THE CODICILS. when he was thrown down by the de
Annuity. Legacy. ceased, the latter fell upon his knife, and thus the accident was produced. Brown, Rt., . . . . . He called a witness, who had been a Bissot, ..
100 fellow soldier and a countryman of his Craufurd, Col. Robt., ..
Corri, Mrs, in the French service, to prove that he
· · · · · Connor, Miss, ..
2,000 was of a quiet, peaceable temper, and Craufuru. Lt Gen. Chas. : 500 that the deceased was quite of a con Douglas, Col., . . •
10,000 trary disposition.
Douglas, Capt., .... . 10,000
5,000 The jury retired for about half an
Dickson, Col. Wm., .... hour, and found the prisoner guilty of
Dincon, Chas. (U. B.) . . manslaughter only ; and the court sen-| Douglas, Edw. Bullock, . 100,000 tenced him to pay a fine of one shilling Ditto, . . . . . . .
50,000 to the king, and to be imprisoned 12 Ditto, ditto, books, pictures, calender months in Newgate.
&c. Picadilly and Richmond.
Dubois, . . . . . . 300 24th.-The Duke of Queensberry's
Douglas, Major, ....
10,000 will only received the seal this day. 1 Darton, Madame, ...
1,000 The will is dated the 16th of Janu- Elliot, Mrs, .i... , 5,000
Annuity. Legacy. one, with benefit of survivorship ; if Elizee, Pere, . ... £ £5,000 both die under twenty-one, then Lady Fincastle, Lady Susan, .. 10,000 Yarmouth and her youngest son. Fitzpatrick, Gen., ... 500 1,000 Goodison, Rd., · · · ·
Weekly allowances to poor persons Gummar, Mich., . ...
in London, Richmond, and New-MarGordon, Lord Wm.,' . .
2,000 ket, amounting to 3001. a-year, to be Gordon, Lady Wm., .. 10,000 continued, with wages to old Joe, the Hamilton, Lády Ann, ..
gardener. Hamilton, Roy, F., • . •
DUBLIN.-On Sunday night last, a Haydon, George, ...
151. 125. Herrenswand, ... 200
party of armed ruffians entered the Hamilton, Lady, . . . 500 1,000 house of Daniel Hurley, of Kilmore, Jackson, Mark, porter, . 200
and forcibly carried away Eleanor James, Haughton, ... 500
Hurley, his daughter. By his examiKetteridge, John, ... 200 Lock Hospital, ....
5,000 nation it appears, that Michael Ryan, Montgomery, Sir Jas; . .
10,000 commonly called Sclug, a notorious Montgomery, Lady Eliz., .
10,000 robber, and Timothy and Cornelius Murray, Wm., : ...
5,000 Ryan, his brothers, were principally Martinville, Madame, ..
concerned, and the only persons he Negrini, Angelo, ... Picton, Major-Gen., . .
knew. Lieutenant Neville Wayland, Roselli, . . . . .
of the Ballintemple infantry, having Radford, John, .... 200
heard of it soon after, took three yeoWith his horses and carriages, &c.
men with him to the cross-roads near at London and Richmond.
Lacken, in hopes that they might meet Rettig, Fred., . ..
200 Robertson, Cath., ... 2
the party on their return. In about Ranault, Countess D., .. 5,000 half an hour, hearing the noise of the Sims, Christopher, a foot
horses coming at a great rate, he diviman, . . . . . .
ded his little party two at each side of Ditto, ...... ..
the road, and desired they should on Sam, a footman, . ...
200 Somerset, Duchess, . .
no account fire until they were fired at. Shellis, Janet, . · · ·
On their coming up, (consisting of five Sal Pietro, M., . . . .
horses and about six or seven men), Sidmouth, Lord., . . .
5,000 he advanced and desired them, in the Sharp, Col. Matthew, .
10,000 St George's Hospital, ..
king's name, to stop and surrender Thomas, Col., ; ..
10.000 themselves, which they instantly anWoodford, Captain, . .
5,000 swered with three shots at the yeomen: Wraxall, Mr, . . . .
1,000 one of the foremost presented a bright Wraxall, Mrs, .
blunderbuss at Lieutenant Wayland, Walker, Martha, ... Veitch, Mr, ....
so near that the flash threw light on Yarmouth, Earl, . . .
his face, but fortunately burned priYarmouth, Lady,
ming only, or his head would have been Ditto, . . . . .
50,000 blown to atoms. Several shots were and houses in Piccadilly
fired on both sides, but the yeomen's and Richmond, and stables in Brick-street, to her
with more effect, for one of the ruffians Ladyship’s separate use,
dropped off his horse; the others made Lady Yarmouth's daughter, : 50,000 their escape, the lieutenant and his Lord Yarmouth's youngest
party being on foot, and it being about son, . . . . .. 50,000 one o'clock in the morning,
The residue of personal estate to wretch, though mortally wounded, Lady Yarmouth's daughter and Lord got on his knee, and swore he would Yarmouth's youngest son, at twenty- have a yeoman's life, but was unable