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455 under General Sierawski, had been defeated Government, with a view to counteract the by the Russians under General Kreutz, effect of this severe edict, in pursuance of consisting of 24,000 men, whom he had which several Polish prisoners had been imprudently attacked. The Poles were com- shot at Wilna, had sent a notification to the pelled to cross the Vistula precipitately, Russian Government, that reprisals would with a loss of 2,000 men, and two Lieute- be made by the Poles upon any prisoners nant-Colonels, one of whom was drowned. who might fall into their hands. -The gallant Dwernicki who, with all the
TURKEY. boldness though without the fortune of a Scipio, had carried war into Volhynia, the The accounts from Turkey present a very invader's own territory, found himself, after menacing aspect, as respects the public a series of successful exploits, overwhelmed tranquillity in the East. An extended inby the accumulated masses brought to bear surrection had broken out, fomented, as it against him. General Roth, after the de- would appear, by agents from Russia. It feat of Sierawski, was enabled to effect a is stated that the insurgents were masters of junction with General Rudiger, while on Sophia, and it is supposed that they would the other side a formidable Russian force shortly reach Constantinople. The Divan was brought up from Moldavia to the scene were active in endeavouring to resist the of action. Thus assailed from all quarters, rebels. The grand objection taken by the Dwernicki retreated across the Galician revolters, is to the measures of the Grand frontier near Zlarasz. The Russians having Signior, who, in introducing the military pursued, and a conflict having commenced, innovatious of Europe, bas offended the the Austrian troops interposed between the Mussulmans. combatants, and demanded that respect The Pacha of Scutari, whose army should be had to the neutrality of their ter- amounts to 40,000 men, has issued a proritory. The Russians consequently drew clamation in which he anuounces his plan off, and the whole of Dwernicki's corps, to restore the ancient order of things, and diminished by repeated contests to about the occasion of it-exhorts those under him 5,000 men, surrendered their arms to observe the strictest order and good the Austrians, and have been sent across conduct towards those who take no part in Transylvania into Hungary.
the affairs of the war, and especially recomThe Russian Autocrat has fulminated an mends them to respect property. angry denunciation against the revolted The revolt is daily spreading. Farascisnobles and people of Lithuania. All those cade Ali Bey, one of the principal Albanese who offer any armed resistance to the Rus- Chiefs, entered Sophia with 8,000 inen on sian authorities are to be tried by a court- the 20th April, and established his headmartial according to military laws, and to be
quarters there. instantly shot. Persons of inferior rank, Letters from Belgrade, of May 1, say taken with arms in their hands, are to be that the Grand Vizier, who was invested in draughted into the Siberian regiments, and Bitoglia by the insurgents, had been obliged to suffer all the evils of exile. The Polish to surrender for want of provisions.
having been complied with, a proclamation The Irish papers present, in a long cata
has been issued laying the entire county of logue of outrages, a frightful picture of the
Clare under the Insurrection Act. state of society in the counties of Clare and In a speech delivered at a recent reform Limerick ; and we are sorry to find that the meeting in the county of Roscommon, by Committee which had been formed at Ennis
Sir John Lillie, he expressed his surprise for the purpose of endeavouring to restore
that in that county, and in other parts of tranquillity, have, in the utter hopelessness Ireland, lands were let to the poor at 9l. of being able to effect that object, dissolved and 101. per acre, which was a higher rent themselves. This Committee, of which all
than what was exacted during the war! He the Roman Catholic Priests were members, added, “the poor cannot pay it, and is it have published Resolutions, declaring that
to be wondered at that, svoner than starve, no effort within the power of the well-dis- they have recourse to violence in opposing posed part of the inhabitants can restrain or the exaction?" put an end to the continual system of outrage and insurbordination which disgraces
INTELLIGENCE FROM VARIOUS the county of Clare.
PARTS OF THE COUNTRY. The Lord Lieutenant's Proclamation to By the Act of last Session it is directed the people of Clare, calling upon them to that the census of the population should be to resign their arms by the 10th April, not taken throughout England on the 30th of
[May, May. Persons refusing to answer, or give gentlemen and tradesmen of Whitby, was ing false returns to the several questions, lately held to consider the propriety of enare liable to a penalty of from 40s. to 51., tering into a subscription to procure & and the returns must be made by the over- survey of the most practicable line or road seers or householders, upon oath or affir- for a railway from Whitby to join the Stockmation, according to the best of their ton and Darlington railway. After some knowledge and belief, at a time to be ap- discussion, a subscription was agreed upon ; pointed by the Justices, between the 25th and immediately entered into. of June and the 21st of July.
A figure of Oceanus has lately been placed A subterranean forest has been discovered over the centre of the Marine Hospital at in the coal formation near Glasgow. The Hull. It is 12į feet in length, 5 feet high, trees are numerous; they occur many feet and 2 feet nine inches thick, and was exebelow the surface, and are vertically im- cuted by Mr. T. Earle, from a miniature bedded in the sandstone. The trunks of the model of a statue at Antwerp. The figure trees are abruptly cut off by the superin- is of Roche Abbey stone, weighs three tous, cumbent shale. The bark is converted into and was cut out of an immense block, from coal, but the woody structure, for a consi- Lord Scarborough's estate, which weighed derable space downwards, is of a shaly na- ten tons.—The statue to the memory of the ture. A naturalist, struck with the extra- late Dr. Alderson, for the Hall of the Meordinary appearance presented by this de- chanics' Institute, by the same artist, is iu a posit, actually asserts that these trees are forward state. in situ !
April 27.—The foundation stone of a Arrangements are now making for holding Light House to be erected on Whilby Pier at York, in July next, a meeting of the cul- was laid this day, which cannot fail to be of tivators of science from every part of the great utility to the mercantile and shipping British Islands. The sittings will continue interests. It will be formed of a rusticated for a week. The Lord Mayor and the base of 13 feet square and 10 feet high, upon authorities at York have, as might have which will be erected a Doric column of 44 been expected, entered heartily into this feet shaft, surmounted by a capital of four plan, and the Philosophical Society of that feet and a half. The gallery at the top
will city have kindly offered to charge them- be 13 feet square, the same as the base selves with any preliminary arrangements the lanthorn above will be about eight feet which may be necessary.
high, surmounted by a circular dome, with The Burning Cliff at Holworth, is now a vane at the top. The whole is designed, becoming an object of particular attention. and to be executed by Mr. Pickernell, engiFissures have opened, discharging vapour at to the Commissioners of Whitby Har. another part, about five hundred feet to the bour and Piers. westward of the long line of apertures which May 5.- -The first stone for a series of have for some time been in active operation buildings for a manufactory of rope and can
Railways.-Engineers have recently been vas from the Thormium Tenax, was laid in engaged in making a survey of the country the new Ropery Ground on Grimsby Race between Gainsbro' and Grimsby, with the Course. The main building will be eleven view to a railway contemplated between hundred and forty feet in length, and thirtyManchester and the eastern coast. This three feet broad, one end of which will congreat measure was designed to connect Li- tain a powerful steam engine, and the other verpool and Hull by way of Sheffield and will be appropriated as a storehouse for the Gainsbro'; but it is found that the country raw material. The manufactory is designed is so much more practicable in the line from on a scale of sufficient magnitude to employ Gainsbro' to Grimsby, that the intention is two or three hundred workmen. Iu an adto make the latter town the eastern end of dress to the people assembled on this occathe railway, with branchways to Lincoln sion, Captain Harris stated that he had and other places at the nearest points of the taken out patents in France and Holland for line. At Liverpool, where three canals and the manufacture of the same article in those one railway are already in operation, another countries, and declared that he intended his line of railway is further determined on, to principal station to be at Grimsby. communicate with Wigan, Leigh, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale, and Manchester. Two other railways are also under the consideration of Parliament, one to join with Shef- LONDON AND ITS VICINITY. field and Liverpool, and the other to connect with the latter places, the important fire took place at the residence of Lord
April 27.—This morning a destructive towns of Middleton, Rochdale, Littleborough, Todmorden, Hebden Bridge, Sow
Walsingham, No. 57, Upper Harley-street, erhy Bridge, and Halifax; with the ultimate Marylebone. Lady Walsingham jumped object of joining Huddersfield, Dewsbury,
out of a window at the back of the house, Wakefield, and Leeds in the connection.-
and, from the dreadful injuries she received, A large and respectable meeting of the
soon after expired. Lord Walsingham was
1831.] Domestic Occurrences.-Theatrical Register. 457 unhappily burot to death. All the domes- which the Archbishop of Canterbury pretics were saved by the exertions of the sided, supported by a large assembly of police constables, and the greatest part of clergy and laity. The Secretary read the the valuable property was secured. It is report, by which it appeared that, during presumed that the fire originated in his the last year, grants had been made in Lordship’s bed-room.
ninety-eight cases amounting to 15,9761., by May 4.-The anniversary festival of the which means additional church room had Royal Humane Society was held at the City been obtained for 24,265 persons, including of London Tavero, Bishopsgate-street, when 18,567 sittings, which are free and unapJohn Gurney, Esq. Vice-President, took propriated for ever.
Since the first formathe chair, in the absence of the Duke of tion of this society, additional church acNorthumberland, who was unable to attend, commodation has been provided for 207,991 but had sent to the treasurer a donation of persons, including 153,003 free sittings for 100 guineas. The chairman was supported the use of the poor for ever. on his right by Mr. Justice Park; and on his left by Mr Justice Gaselee. After THEATRICAL REGISTER. dinner the chairman presented medallions as
DRURY Lane. a tribute to those who had distinguished April 16.- A drama, entitled The Legion themselves in saving the lives of their fel- of Honour, adapted from the French of Le low-creatures during the last year. Among Centenaire to the English stage by Mr. the highly meritorious and enterprising per- Planche, was brought forward and played sons to whom they were awarded, were
with success. Lieut. Fitzroy, R.N., Capt. Brander, Lieut. April 29.-Alfred the Great, or The Pa. Waugh, R.N., Lieut. Earle, R.N., Mr. triot King, from the pen of Mr. Sheridan Robins, R.N., Mr. Dobie, R.N., Mr. Har- Knowles, was produced. The piece was per, Mr. Hopkin Eustace, and Mr. Ayley. replete with allusions to royal patriotism,
May 14.- In the Court of Exchequer an which were throughout received with the action was tried, the King v. Carpenter, greatest enthusiasm. Macready sustained, brought by the Attorney-Geueral to recover with powerful effect, the character of the stamp-duties and penalties, on a weekly poli. King, and Miss Phillips that of Ina. The tical pamphlet, published by the defendant, drama has been repeatedly played, to the without having filed the necessary affidavits great satisfaction of the public. or entered into the necessary securities at the Stamp Office, and without a stamp. The
Covent Garden. defendant admitted the publications, and April 30.–A comedy, entitled The Exargued that he had done no more than the quisites, by Don Telesforo de Trueba, was Magazines. Lord Lyndhurst said the cases bronght forward. It was a lively picture, were not similar, as Magazines were not or rather caricature, of English manpers in published within twenty-six days, the time fashionable life, and was extremely well relimited by Act of Parliament; and charged ceived. the Jury that the question they had to de- May 13.-An opera, under the title of cide was, whether the publication was a The Emissary, or the Revolt of Moscow, benewspaper within the meaning of the Act of ing an adaptation of Onslow's Le Colporteur, Parliament, which in his opinion it certainly was introduced. The music was excellent;
The Jury, without hesitation, re- but the plot was very common-place. turned a verdict for the crown on
May 16.-A grand dramatic spectacle, counts, one for 1001. the other for 201. entitled Napoleon, was produced. It was
May 16.—The annual General Court of comparatively destitute of plot, but embraced the Incorporated Society for Promoting the the principal events of Napoleon's life. The Enlargement, Building, and Repairs of chief recommendation of the piece was the Churches and Chapels, was held at the splendid and diversified scenery. The an, house of the Society for Promoting Chris- nouncement of its repetition was received tian Knowledge, in Lincoln's Inn-fields, at with applause.
ALPHABETICAL LIST OF THE MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS,
APPOINTED TO MEET JUNE 14, 1831. Those marked (+) were not in the last Parliament. Those marked (:) are new for the respective places. Those marked (s) are returned for two places. All the rest re-elected. Abingdon-J. Maberly
Andover-TH. A. W. Fellowes, TR. Etwall, Aldborough-C.J. F. Clinton, M. T. Sadler jun. Aldeburgh—Marq. of Douro, Rt. Hon. J. Angleseashire Earl of Uxbridge W. Croker
Appleby-Hon. H. Tufton, Visc. Maitland Amersham-T. T. Drake, W. T. Drake Arundel-J. Atkins, Lord D. C. Stuart Gent. Mag. May, 1831.
Ashburton-TW. S. Poyntz, +R. Torrens
List of the present House of Commons. [May, Ayleslury-Lord Nugent, W. Rickford Cirencester-Lord Apsley, J. Cripps Banbury-+J. Easthope
Clitherow-Hon. R. Curzon, H. P. F. Cust Barnstaple - +F. Hodgson, TJ. B. P. Chi- Cockerm.-Sir J. Scarlett, +J. H. Lowther chester
Colchester-D. W. Harvey, W. Mayhew Bath-Lord J. Thynne, C. Palmer
Corfe Castle-G. Bankes, P. J. Miles Beaumaris -+Sir R. B. W. Bulkeley Cornwall-E. W. W. Pendarves, +Sir C. Bedfordshire-Marq. of Tavistock, + Sir P. Lemon, bart. Payne
Coventry-E. Ellice, +H. L. Bulwer Bedford-W. H. Whitbread, F. Polhill Cricklade-R. Gordon, +T. Calley Great Beduin-Rt. Hon. Sir J. Nicholl, Cumberland-Rt. Hou. Sir J. R. G. GraJ. J. Buxton
ham, bart., +W. Blamire Beeralston-Lord Loraine, +D. Lyon Dartmouth-J. Bastard, A. H. Holdsworth Berkshire--C. Dundas, TR. Throckmorton
W. W. Wynn, bart. Berwick-on-Tweed-M. Beresford, Sir F.
Dentigh—R. M. Biddulph Blake, bart.
Derbyshire-Lord G. A. H. Cavendish, Beverley-H. Burton, +W. Marshall
+ Hon. G. J. Vernou Bewdley-W. A. Roberts
Derby-H. F. C. Cavendish, E. Strutt Bishop's Castle E. Rogers, +J. L. Knight Devizes—J. Pearse, G. W. Taylor Bletchingly-SC. Tennyson, + Hon. J. G. B. Devonsh.–Visc. Ebrington, Ild. J. Russell Ponsonby
Dorsetshire-E. B. Portman, Rt. Hou. J. Bodmin-D, Gilbert, H. B. S. Seymour Calcraft Boroughbridge-Sir C. Wetherell, M. Att- Dorchester-Lord Ashley, R. Williams - wood
Dover-Rt. Hon. C. P. Thomson, tCapt. R. Bossiney-Hon. J. S. Wortley, E. R. Tunuo.
H. Stanhope Boston-J. Wilks, TG. J. Heathcote
Downton-J. Brougham, +T. Creevey Brackley-R H. Bradshaw, J. Bradshaw Droitrich-J. H. H. Foley, Sir T. WinBramber-J. Irving, +W. S. Dugdale
pington, bart. Brecknockshire-T. Wood
Dunwich-F. Barne, 1 Earl of Breckpock Brecknock-C. M. R. Morgan
Durham County-W. Russell, tSir H. WilBridgenorth-W.W. Whitmore, +J. Foster liainson, bart. Bridgewater-W. Astell, C. K. K. Tyote Durham-W. R. Chaytor, +Hon. A. Trevor Bridport—Sir H. D. C. St. Paul, bart., H. East Retford-G. H. Vernon, Lord Newark Warburton
Essex-C. C. Western, W. P. T. L. WelBristol-J. E Baillie, +F. Protheroe
lesley Buckinghamshire-Marg. of Chandos, J Evesham, Sir C. Cockerell, bt., T. Hudson
Exeter-L. W. Buck, J. W. Buller Buckingham-Sir G. Nugent, bart., Sir T. Eye-Sir E. Kerrison, bart., W. Burge F. Fremantle, bart.
Flintshire,+E. M. L. Mostyn Bury St. Edmænds-Earl Jermyn, +C. A. Flint-Sir E. P. Lloyd, bart. Fitzroy
Fowey--Lord Brudenell, J. C. Severn Callington-+E.C. H. Herbert, H. B. Baring Gatton—+ Hon. J. Saville (Lord Visc. Pulo Calne-T. B. Macauley, t- Fox
lington), +Hon. J. Ashley Cambridgeshire-Lord F. G. Osborne, H. J. Glamorganshire-C. R. M. Talbot Adeane
Gloucestershire-Sir W. B. Guise, bart., Cambridge University, H. Goulburn, W. +Hou. A. G. F. Moreton Y. Peel
Gloucester-E. Webh, +F. Berkeley Cambridge Town—Marq. of Graham, F.W. Grantham-G E. Welby, tj. Hughes Trench
Great Grimsby-G. Harris, 7J. V. Shelley Camelford-M. Milbank, S. Cradock East Grinstead-F.R. West, Visc. HolmesCanterbury-Hop.R. Watson, Lurd Ford- dale wich
Guildford—+J. Mangles, +C. F. Norton Cardiff-Lord P. J. H. C. Stuart
Hampshire, Sir J. Macdonald, bart., C. Cardiganshire-W. E. Powell
S Lefevre Cardigan-P. Pryse
Harwich-Rt. Hon. J. C. Herries, G. R. Carlisle-P. H. Howard, +W. James
Dawson Carmarthenshire+Sir J.H. Williams, bart. Haslemere-Rt. Hon. Sir J. Beckett, bart., Carmarthen-(No return.)
W. Holmes Caernarvonshire-C. W. G. Wyode
Hastings-+F. North, tJ. A, Warre Caernarvon—Sir C. Paget
Haverfordwest—Sir R. B. P. Phillipps, bart., Castle Rising-Lord H. H. Cholmondeley, Hedon—R. Farrand, Sir T. A. C. Constable, Hon. F. Greville Howard
bart. Cheshire-Visc. Belgrave, +G. Wilbraham Helleston-Lord J. N. B. B. Townshend, Chester-Rt. H. R. Grosvenor, +F.C. Omey S. L. Fox Chichester-Lord A. Lennox, J. A. Smith Herefordshire-Sir R. Price, bt. +K. Hoskins Chippenham-J. Neeld, +F. G. Boldero Hereford – Visc. Eastnor, E. B. Clive Christchurch-Rt. Hon. Sir G. H. Rose, Hertfordshire—Sir J. S. Sebright, bart. G. P. Rose
1831.] List of the present House of Commons.
4.59 Hertford-T. S. Duncombe, td. Currie Newcastle-upon-Tyne-Sir M.W.Ridley, bt, Heytesbury-E. H. A'Court, Sir G. T. J. Hodgson Staunton, bart.
Newport, Cornwall-J. Raine (since dead); Higham Ferrers-+$Lord Visc. Milton
tŘt. Hon. Sir H. Hardinge Hindon–J. Weyland, +J. Stanley
Newport, Isle of Wight-FW. Mount, tJ.J. Honiton-Sir G. Warrender, bt. TH. B. Lott H. Vere Horsham-N. W. R. Colborne, Earl of Newton, Lancas.-T. Legh, T. Houldsworth Surrey
Newton, Isle of Wight-H. Gurney, Sir W. Huntingdonshire-Visc. Mandeville, 43. B. Horne, kt. Rooper
Norfolk-T. W. Coke, Sir W. J. H. B. Huntingdon—+J. Peel, +F. Pollock
Folkes, hart. Hythe-S. Marjoribanks, J. Loch
Northallerlon-Sir J. P. Beresford, bt. Hon. Ilchester—SIS. Lushington, tHon. E. R. W. S. Lascelles Petre
Northamptonshire-Lord Althorp, ts Lord Ipswich—*J. Morrison, TR. Wason
Milton Kent–T. L. Hodges, tr. Rider
Northampton-Sir G. Robinson, bart. 7V. King's Lynn-Lord W. G. F. C. Bentinck, Smith + Lord W. Lennox
Northumberland–T. W. Beaumont, Lord Kingston-upon-Hull-G. Schonswar, W. B. Howick Wrightson
Norwich-R. H. Gurney, Right Hon. R. Knaresborough-Rt. Hon. Sir J. Mackintosh, Grant Lord Waterpark
Nottinghams.–J. S. Lumley, +$J. E. DeniLancashire-Lord Stanley, +B. Haywood Lancaster-T. Greene, P. Maxwell Nottingham-Sir T. Denman, Sir R. C. FerLaunceston—Sir J. Malcolm, J. Brogden gusson Leicestershire-*C. M. Phillips, +T. Paget Okehampton—+W. H. Trant, IJ.T. Hope Leicester-W. Evans, +W. Ellis
Orford-S. H. Kilderbee, Sir H. F. Cooke Leominster-W. B. Evans, *T. Brayan. Oxfordshire— J. Harcourt, R. Weyland Lewes -- T. R. Kemp, fSir C. R. Blunt, bt. Oxford Univcrsity—T. G. B. Estcourt, Sir Lincolnshire—Sir W. A. Ingillsy, bt. + Hon. R. H. Inglis, bart. C. A. W. Pelham
Oxford Cily—W.H. Hughes, J. H. Langton Lincoln—C. D. W. Sibthorp,+F. H.Geveage Pembrokeshire-Sir J. Owen, bart. Liskeard-Lord Eliot, Sir W. H. Pringle Pembroke-H. O. Owen Lichfield—Sir G. Anson, +Sir E.D.Scott, bt. Penryn-J. W. Freshfield, +C. Stewart Liverpool-W. Ewart, +$J. E. Denison Peterborough—Sir R. Heron, N. Fazakerly East Looe-H. T. Hope, T. A. Kemmis Petersfield—Sir W. G. H. Jolliffe, bt. HylWest Looe-Sir C. Hulse, bt. + Sir A. Buller ton Jolliffe London-R. Waithman, W. Thompson, M. Plym.-Sir T. B. Martin, Sir G. Cockburn Wood, +W. Venables
Plympton-G. C. Antrobus, tSir C. DomLostwithiel-Hon. E. Cust, Lord Valletort ville, bart. Ludgershall-Sir S. Graham, E. T. Foley Pontefract-Hon. H. V. S. Jerningham, Ludlow—Viscount Clive, Hon. R. H. Clive + Lord Mexborough Lyme Regis-Hon. H. S. Fane, J. T. Fane. Poole--B. L. Lester, Hon. B. W. F. S. Lymington-G. Burrard, IW.A. Mackinnon Maidstone-A. W. Roberts, +C. J. Barnett Portsmouth–J. B. Carter, F. T. Baring Maldon—Q. Dick, T. B. Leonard
Preston–J. Wood, H. Hupt Malmesbury-Sir C. Forbes, bt. J. Forbes Queenborough-J. Capel, +Sir C. Grant Mallon-F. Jeffrey, +H. G. Knight Radnorshire-Right Hon. T. F. Lewis Marllorough—T. H. S. B. Estcourt, W. J. New Radnor-R.
Reading–C. F. Palmer, C. Russell Great Marlow~0. Williams, T. P. Wil- Reigate—Sir J. S. Yorke (since dead), tj. liams
Yorke Merionethshire—Sir R. W. Vaughan, bart. Richmond—Sir R. L. Dundas, bart. Hon. J. Middleser-G. Byng, J. Hume
C. Dundas Midhurst-G. R. Smith, M. T. Smith Ripon-G. Spence, L. H. Petit Milborne Port-R. L. Shiel, G. S. Byng Rochester-R. Bernal, tJ. Mills Minehead-J. F. Luttrell, ILord Villiers New Romney-+Sir E. C. Dering, bart. W. Monmouthshire-Lord G. C. H. Somerset, Miles +W.A. Williams
Rutlandshire-Sir G. Heathcote, bt. Sir G. Monmouth-+B. Hall
N. Noel, bart. Montgomerys. -Rt. Hon. C. W. W. Wyon Rye—Lt. Col. D. L. Evans, +T.Pemberton Montgomery-H. Clive
St. Allans-Sir F. Vincent, bt. FR. Godson Morpeth-W. Ord, Hon. W. Howard St. Germains-C. Ross, W. M. Praed Newark-upon-Trent—+T. Wilde, pW. F. St. Ives-J. Halse, +E. L. Bulwer Handley
St. Mawes-G.G.W.Pigott, :Sir E B.Sugden Newcastle-under-Lyme-W. H. Miller, +E. St. Michael's—Hon. L. Kenyon, Hon W. Peel