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On Wednesday last, a young girl, more so of barley, on which a further about sixteen years of age, in boy's at- depression of price may be expected ; a tire, went on board the Valiant, in circumstance extremely favourable to Cawsand Bay, to offer herself as a ser. the public, since not only is the breed. vant, and requested to see the com- ing of pigs encouraged, which has been manding officer. On being introduced defective for so many years, but vast to the officers in the ward-room, she additional quantities of pork and ba. unfortunately dropped a curtseyinstead con will in consequence be made, and of making a bow, which, causing a ge- the price of those necessary articles neral laugh, so discomposed her that greatly reduced in no great length of she was nearly fainting ; but on being time. Should another large crop of encouraged and assisted by the officers, wheat succeed, a great revolution may she soon recovered herself; and inform- be expected in the price of all the ne. ed them of her desire to be a sailor.- cessaries of life, an event which will On learning her abode, a messenger be accelerated by our constant large was sent to her brother, who immedi- imports of provisions from Ireland, ately came with her clothes, thanked where also breeding and stock-feeding the officers for their polite treatment, is in a state of rapid increase and im. and returned with her the same even provement. The fall of lambs has been ing to her friends at Millbrook. very large and successful, and they are
likely to be very early fit for market. AGRICULTURAL REPORT.--The few The report from all quarters favour. beans and peas already above ground able. look healthy. Spring sowing gene- FASHIONS.--For the promenade, rally backward; but the lands now scarlet mantles have been so general work well. The wheats recovered from during the mourning, that for mere vathe degree of damage received during riety they must now be laid aside; we the winter, and in a flourishing state think they are more frequently sucupon all good lands; but on the cold ceeded by the short pelisse of purple and wet improvement must be waited velvet, trimmed with broad black lace, for, and will depend on the mildness of or small cottage mantles, lined with the spring. Some have still a yellow white sarsnet, ornamented with white and unhealthy appearance. Accounts chenille, or gold. Purple sarsnet pe. from various parts speak well of the lisses, or black velvet, lined with coremaining turnips, and the cattle are lours, are equally approved. Cottage said to be in a very thriving state. bonnets, cloth turbans, or small velvet Winter tares, rye, ypung clovers, and caps, and one drooping ostrich feather, grass, appear very promising ; and the or two small ones, are most prevailing; clover seed of last season has proved under the cottage bonnets, which are equal in quality to the finest of former formed to set off from the face, small years ; indeed can scarcely be remem- lace caps, rosettes of lace, or ribband, bered so fine. Hay very scarce. Stock or small flowers, are much worn, with of cattle in the country abuudant : a deep black French veil thrown over, cows rather dearer. Pigs becoming Purple, black, or scarlet boots, are very plentiful, the price of barley, universal for walking.–For morning pease; and beans, having been for some dress, short pelisses of cambric-corded time favourable to the breeder, and a muslin, over a slip of the same, trimstock of pigs being soon raised. The med with edging, or made in poplin, stock of wheat in the country is uni- bombazeen, or lustres, with ruffs and versally reckoned considerable ; still cuffs of fine clear musling with bands
of the same, and clasps of lope de perle. remained the whole night-the ship -Dinner dresses are mostly worn in sinking; all the masts, yards, and boats, lustres, sarsnets, opera nets, or cloth, except two small ones gone. Before made up to the throat, with lace cuffs, two o'clock on the following day, the collars, and small French aprons of ship was entirely gone to pieces ; and lace, or fine embroidered muslin ; and of the 680 persons on board, at the lace or quilted satin tippets, trimmed time the ship struck, only 110 were with swansdown, or white chenille.- enabled to reach the shore. Of this The full dress, black or white lace, number were ten officers, five private over coloured, or white satin slips, or- marines, eighty-five English seamen, namented with gold, still continues the and ten foreigners. The wholeof these, most admired, with pearl necklaces, excepting the foreigners, were put on combs, and other ornaments blended board Dutch schuyts, and conveyed to with emeralds. Small tippets in an- Amsterdam, and from thence marched tiquelace or satin, trimmed with swans. to Valenciennes. The following are down, are consideredindispensable, and the names of the officers lost, and of small aprons of rich antique embroi. those that were saved and left at Vadered muslin, with full pockets, drawn lenciennes. and ornamented with white satin rib. Drowned.-Captain John Bartlett; band, have an exceedingly elegant and Lieutenants Pike, Shine, L'Estrange, novel effect, and are much to be pre- Sapsford, and Milson ; Purser, Mr * ferred to the ridicule so long in vogue. Nicholson ; Surgeon, Mr Norman ; Hair knots are just introduced, in em. Carpenter, Mr Browning ; Captain broidered lace, with gold or silver Boswell; Lieutenants Cooke and Jenthread, forming a light rosette, to be kins, of the royal marines; and the disposed among the hair according to ship's cook.-- Saved, Lieutenant Snell; fancy. The prevailing colours are la. Mr Thompson, master; Mr Cox, boat. vender, faded violet, silver grey, pur- swain ; Mr Bonns, gunner ; Midshipple, plum, and crimson.
men, Messrs Elvey, O'Brien, Hart, and Mitchell; Mr Jones, surgeon's mate,
A spirited tar, who had just receiAPRIL.
ved his prize-money, lately engaged a
small provincial theatre entirely to himIst.-Mr Chambers, late master's self. He took his seat in the centre of mate of the Minotaur, arrived in town the pit, furnished himself with an inor. on Friday, from Valenciennes, whence dinate quantity of beer, punch, and to. he effected his escape on the 4th of bacco, &c., and requested the performFebruary. By this officer, the follow ances to commence, as no one should ing information of the persons unfor. enter the theatre but himself. At the tunately lost at the time the Minotaur, close of every speech that pleased him of 74 guns, was wrecked, has been re- he presented the actor with a glass, ceived:
and when the curtain dropped, he It appears the Minotaur struck on transferred his stores to the stage, and a large sand, a few leagues from the invited the whole of the performers to entrance of the Texel, at midnight, on partake. the 22d of December, in a very heavy FUNERAL OF THE LATE TURKISH sea; and in less than two hours the AMBASSADOR.-Monday morning, a. water was completely over the orlop bout nine o'clock, the remains of the deck. In this dreadful situation she late Turkish ambassador to this coun
try, were interred in the burial ground namely crushing or elbowing his wife of St Pancras. The procession con- in bed, rolling over her, &c. By these sisted of a hearse containing the body, means abortion was produced, and the covered with white satin, which was unfortunate mother died in a short followed by his excellency's private time after, the wife and offspring shacarriage and two mourning coaches, in ring the same fate. Before she expiwhich was the priest and the late am- red, she declared, according to the evibassador's attendants. Upon arriving dence, that ill usage of the above kind at the ground, the body was taken out had been the cause of her death; and of a white deal shell, which contained on this strong and circumstantial eviit, and was wrapped in rich robes, and dence Gould was found Guilty. On then laid into the grave. Immedi- sentence being passed upon him, he ately afterwards a large stone, with a exclaimed that he was murdered ! We Turkish inscription on it, was laid up- have traced the principal evidence and on the body.
its effects so far, with a view to glance · EXECUTION.-Laurence Julta, and at the operation of a defence that was Josef Franco Cardosa, were yesterday set up on the part of this, unhappy executed, in pursuance of their sen- young man. The sisters, of Gould tence, opposite the debtor's door, New. were brought forward with a story gate. These men, who were Portu- meant to counteract some corroboragueze sailors, were convicted, in the ting evidence on the part of the decea. February sessions, of maliciously stab- sed, stating various appearances of the bing, a sailor in Wapping. The un- body of the deceased, namely, bruises fortunate fellows met their fate with of the abdomen, uterus, &c., which becoming resolution, and were attend. story stated the deceased to have tumed in their last moments by a Roman bled over a wall, the stones of which catholic clergyman. · Blair, convicted fell with her. These witnesses, how. of forgery, who was ordered for exe. ever, contradicted themselves, as well cution with them, is respited till the as each other; and the effect of their further pleasure of the prince regent evidence went to prejudice the court be known.
against some appealing consideration STAFFORD ASSIZES. Execution of that might have arisen out of the case. John Gould, aged 23, for the murder Some professional men were called to of his wife, Elizabeth Gould. This state the probable causes of the bruises, unfortunate young man suffered the extravasation of blood, &c. ; but differsentence of the law, on Wednesday ing with each other, they left the case last, on the new drop in the front of as it was before. .. 1 n,' ; the county jail of Stafford.
'Gould, after being conveyed back There were some circumstances at- to his cell, wept aloud, and his cries tending this trial which are worthy of were heard by the whole of the prisonnotice. This youth married at an ear- ers in the gaol. He appeared incapaly age, without any ostensible means ble of receiving consolation. His senof supporting a wife and family be- tence came like a thunder-bolt upon yond his own daily labour. He work. him, and deprived him of every manly ed, it appeared, for his father, in the exertion. He was attended with uncharacter of a servant, on a small farm. exampled assiduity and kindness by a Finding a family comiog on, his wife 'reverend and respectable clergyman, being pregnant of the second child, it who volunteered his truly Christian appeared that he had used violent and services to prepare him for the last cruel means of producing abortion, awful moment. All, however, appeared to be without any particular effect. open, he had no doubt that Dennis He was susceptible of nothing but M‘Cue was one of the party ; when grief; and when his time approached, they came back they asked for the it was with difficulty that he was in arms that fired the shots a little while duced to leave his cell. He could ago; witness said it was at Fair's ; scarce contain himself as he was led witness thrust with a pitchfork at the through the different courts to the first man that approached the door, lodge. He was in a manner heaved who instantly fired at him ; he thrust up to the platform, from which his at each of them as they came near ; cries were heard by a numerous and fourteen shots were fired, but neither sympathising populace, to a consider- of them touched him : Peter M Cue able distance. He was launched off fired the shot that killed his wife ; his about 10 minutes after twelve, and ap- daughter was wounded, and cried out peared to die harder than is usual. murder ; wife was in bed, and daugh
Gould was a fresh.coloured young ter with her, as the party wanted to man, middle-sized; with a counte- get out the latter to ill-use her; witnance not at all indicating hardness of ness was satisfied to be killed, as he mind, and expressive only of youthful was sure he would kill some of the rusticity.
party; his wife died instantly on be» MAYO ASSIZES. Peter M Cue, ing shot ; there were two balls in her; Patrick M Cae, James M‘Cue, Denis the party knew very well that witness MCue, and Patrick Hopkins, were had not gold or silver, and only came indicted for being of a party, who, on as threshers to kill him ; does not the night of the Ilth of March, disgui- know that prisoner Hopkins was sed as threshers, fired into the house of among them, nor did he see Patrick Peter Canna, several shots, by some of M-Cue nor James M.Cue. Dennis which said Canna's wife was killed, attempted to break a pot in the house. and his daughter dangerously wound. Anthony Canna, son of the last wited.
ness, examined. A man was beating Peter Canna examined. Remembers him as fast as he could ; Pat M‘Cue the night named in the indictment ; had him by the head, and dragged eight or nine persons came to his house, him to the door ; his brother, James armed with guns, bayonets, pistols, M‘Cue, had his gun presented, and the and bright arms; they spoke in coun, man inside cried out to him, “ Murty, terfeited voices; they demanded arms, shoot him.” Pat Hopkins pulled him and asked were there'arms in Mr Fair's back and saved him; they all retired house ; they dragged up witness's son, and returned immediately ; witness and beat and battered him, upon which went to hide, and did not see any of witness said, “ I believe, boys, it was the party that came back and fired the
with intent of murder you came here.” shots ; James pointed the gun, always "Two thrusts of a bayonet were made enquiring where was the little girl,
at him and son ; one said to another, Knew those boys for two or three « Shoot him, Murty." Heard Murty years; knows Hopkins from infancy; called a great many times ; they ten- Hopkins had a gun; Pat M Cue had dered witness an oath whether he knew a good stick ; witness would have lost any of them ; they then went to the his life but for Hopkins. next house, and witness had only time An alibi was attempted to be proto put on his shoes and stockings when ved for two of the prisoners, but failed. they returned; all his family remained The jury, after consulting for about in the house, the door was now wide half an hour, returned a verdict of
Guilty against all the prisoners, recom- his brain immediately over his nose. mending Hopkins to mercy.
As soon as he fell the prisoner struck His Iordship then pronounced sen. him with a clagh alpine, (the peculiar tence, in pursuance of which the four name of a murderous cudgel or wattle M*Cues were executed on Saturday used in Ireland,) and after being pulllast, at Ballinrobe ; on Sunday their ed away by Delany's wife, returned bodies were brought to this town, and again and jumped on the dead body. (not being wanted for subjects of the Hethen lifted the corpse off the ground, County Hospital) were on Monday and with the help of another raising interred in the jail-yard. Three of it up by the legs, pounded the head them denied their guilt, but Peter of the unfortunate victim against the M‘Cue, the oldest of the brothers, and ground, until they broke his neck. In the last that was executed, confessed letting the body fall, the face came to that he fired the shot which killed the the ground, on which the prisoner took woman. He was influenced to this a large stone and battered in the teeth confession by the zealous exhortations and front of the face of the murdered of three Roman Catholic clergymen man. The shrieks of the unfortunate who attended him and the others, and widow alarmed her neighbours, and inwhose conduct upon the awful occa- stantly on the discovery of this most sion was highly to their honour, and horrid murder, the perpetrators were deserved and received the thanks of pursued for nearly a mile, and the hue the most distinguished persons present. and cry increasing as it proceeded, Mr Fenton, the sub-sheriff, is stated on coming up with the murderers, to have overheard the mother of these five in number, the pursuers amount. unfortunate men whisper the two first ed to eleven. The villains making a that were turned off, “ upon no ac- desperate resistance, two of them were „count to acknowledge any thing," instantly killed, a third of the number her last words to them.
was acquitted last assizes for some failCLONMELL ASSIZES, March 30th. ure or contradiction in one of the wit-The following are the material con- nesses, and it is feared one has escaped. victions which have taken place at this James G. Jacob, Esq., proved that he assize.
was for nearly three years in pursuit James Farrel was found guilty of of Farrel, whom he could not find nor the murder of Michael Delany, at Moy- hear of in the country, and knew of glass, above three years since. It ap- no other charge against him but this. peared that on the day of Delany's Robert Morris, of the murder of murder, as he was going out of his John Mulcahy, at Glenconnor. house after eating his dinner, with his Elenor Sheely, of the murder of an wife and children, he saw a number of infant. persons approaching his house, and ap- Patrick Tobin, of robbery of arms. pearing to be possessed of some pre- John Lane, of a rape on Margaret sentimentof their intentions, heinstant- Doherty. ly returned and fastened his door. The Denis Casey, of the abduction of party instantly attacked the house and Mary Magrath. burst in the door; on which Delany Charles Langley, of assaulting the provided himself with a turf-slane for dwelling-house of Pat Dignum at Bahis defence. On his passing the doorlingarry. he was instantly attacked by the party, John Corcoran was found guilty of and almost as instantly killed by a blow shooting at George Moore, John Hewof a reaping-hook, which struck into ton, and Arthur Mullowney, on the