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Nangle, Esq. and Major O'Farrel, late of the murderers not being satisfied that he was dis-
Austrian army, his executors, and the Right Hon. patched, and having heard him atter some sen-
David La Touche and Lord Fingal, Trustees. tences, they immediately approached him (the

SINGULAR PHENOMENA. On the nights of son having departed for assistance), and with saMonday and Tuesday, 7th and sth of last month, vage brutality, before they retired, Dearly sethe city of Armagh appeared to the beholders, vered the head from the body. about six iniles in a southerly direction, to be On the 18th ult. a party of the Wexford Militia, most brilliantly illuminated. From the neigh consisting of a corporal and four men, on their bourhood of Armagh, it appeared as if a number return after escorting a deserter from Clonmel te of bonfires were lighted in a N. E, direction. Fermoy, were attacked in their way to Clogheep From the hills around, it appeared as if the Gen by a multitude of country people, some of whom tlemen's seats were illuminated; and so impres were provided with tire-arms, and tbe remainder sive was the appearance in the town of Charle furnished with cudgels, stones, &e. They inmont, that a number of persons applied for the stantly demanded the arms from the military, and fire-engine in order to extinguish a fire, supposed proceeded to enforce their order with all their to be in a neighbouring house, bat npon ap force, wben the soldiery were at length obliged, proaching the same, they were agreeably sur in self-defence, to fire on their assailauts, of whom prized to find the house perfectly safe. From the tbree were mortally wounded. hills on the borders of Lough Neagh, in the Amost daring attempt was made by a party of county Armagh, it appeared as if the county An country people at Clonderalaw-bay, to take postrim, on the opposite side, was entirely illumina session of the American ship Romalus on the ted ; and on Thursday night there appeared seve- il night of the sth ult. They assembled at about ral lights in the same direction, but ou approach tep in the evening, to the amount of between two ing where the supposed fire was, it would scem as and three handred, and commenced a firing of if it had fled further off.

musquetry, wbich they kept up at intervals for On Tuesday morning, the 15th ult. when the three hours, when finding a steady resistance from men employed at the lime-kiln near St. Cathe- || the crew and guard of yeomanry, which had been rine's, Waterford, went to their work, they found il put on the vessel on her first going ashore, they a man and a woman lying dead on the edge of retired. The slot they fired appeared to be cut its eye. The parties were soon recognized; the from square bars of lead about half an inch in young man having lived in the immediate neigb diameter. One of these miscreants dropped, and bowhood of the kiln, and the bappy woman, was carried away by bis companions who, we understand, was the widow of an indus A very extraordinary and shocking circumtrious carpenter, at no great distance from it. ll stance occurred lately, in the county of Wicklow, The wretched youth was known to have been between Newtown-Mount Kennedy and Kilcool: drinking at a late hour in the neighbourhood the || -A young woman had travelled in company with preceding evening, and it is thought the parties a carman from Dublin, and stopped to pass the must have found their way into the yard, at low Il night at a village on the road. The carman prowater, througb the sluice at Jobn's Hill. Inca- ceeded to take up his lodging at no great distance pable of reflection, they had suffered themselves from the house she stopped at, and dreamt that to be so much attracted by the heat of the kiln, as she was murdered; be awoke, and a second time to seek repose on its very crown, where, ren- | the same dream disturbed him. At break of day dered senseless by tbe mephitic vapour, they "he returned to the house, and found only a ebild were retained til death closed their mortal ca of eight years old within ; he inquired anxiously reer. When found, one side of the man was for bis companion, and was informed by the literally roasted.

child, that his father and mother killed her, and A horrid murder was committed, on the night were burying her in the garden. He hastened to of Tuesday the 15th ult, near Cansbeen, county of the place pointed out to him, beheld the bloody Clure, on James O'Brien ; the deceased, in com corpse, and those wretches employed in digging pany with his son, returning towards home, was a grave for their unhappy victim. The alarm fired at by some unknown assassin, who lay in was immediately given by bim, the murderers concealment for him, near his own dwelling, were secured, and no doubt the fullest investigawhen the unfortunate mau received the contents tion has been made, and a just punishment will of a loaded masket, and instantly fell; but the attend this horrible barbarity.

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.... 152 taste, to a Lady of quality .........ii 130 A new Psalm ...

.... 153 Letters ou Mythology; translated from the French of Demoustier .............. 133

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