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LINES TO A "FAST" YOUNG LADY. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 14 May 1869

'LINES TO A ' FAST ' YOUNG LADY. I lovb thee for thy chignon, for the trues of pil fered hair' Thou hast, upon thine occiput, the charming taste to wear. ; '- Oh, wnata grace that prnament unto tby poll doth Send,1 ? 'Wound on what seems a curtain rod, with knobf ai eitner ena. ? 'I love thee for the roses (purchasecl) O, thy cheeks' that deck, And the lily-white, adorning thy pearly-powdered ? neck ; , . And all that- aweef' illusion' that o'er thy features, spread, Informs the poor reality of Nature's white and red. ? I lore thee for the muslin, and the streamers about' thee bound, ?Like endnie that in salad doth a lobster's tail N surround : 'And, oli, I lore thee for the boots, tbine ankles 1 that protect — So prone* 'to the rapid style young ladies now affect. I love thee for thy figure, not— there may, for aught I see, ...... The 'dummy' of a draper's shop -inside that 'get tip' be. I do notJoye thee for thy face, I bnt the surface i. inow;' ;''...- ' ? . The 'varnish'' 'tis I...

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
THE DUKE OF EDINBURGH AND HIS EXCELLENCY. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 14 May 1869

JHE DUKE OF EDINBURGH AND HIS EXCELLENCY. A rAEAOEAPH has gone the round of the country papers, to the effect' that a misunderstanding had occurred between Prince Alfred and Lord JJeluiore wim regard' to' - an .invitation which Us Royal Highness wished the ?Governor to 'issue to Madame Oarandini nnd her daughters to be present at & dinner party at Government House. With refer ence to the statements therein made, which refleot on the ladies and on pur late illustrious visitor, we ?nave oeen authorised to state that no i&uunder- standing ever occurreS7 between his Exeellency and tlie Duke, -and, moreover, the rumour is utterly '^without foundation; The facts of the case are as Mows:--' His Royal Highness was desirous Sf having the Oarandinis at a musical party at Government House, and asked Lord Belmore, if, he had no ohjfeotion, to invite these ladies, as his %-yal Highness bad heard they were members of a refugee family of good position in their own coun tsy. As prof...

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
THE PRIZES. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 14 May 1869

THE PEIZES. The following prizes were awarded shortly after the catalogues were issued. It is com plete so far as it goes : — . . . ,- Hoeseb. Class 14.— Heavy Mare, 3 years and over— Mr. A; Town's Sof, 1st prira { Mr. A. Town's Poppet, 2nd price: ? ? ''??'?' Clara ''16. — Heavy Mara, yearling— Mr. A. Town's Beauty, 1st prize. Class 17.— Entire. Hone for Agricultural pur poses — Mr. -Ward's Conqueror, 1st prize; Mr. Sight's Suffolk, 2nd price. ? Cattle— (DurhaniB.) Glass 18.^— Bull, 3 year* and over— Mr. T. Danger's Nattlebury, 1 ; Mr. Lamb's Imperil! Purple, 2 j Mn Dangar's Grand Prince, honorable mention. ? '?? ? I ' ' Class 1?.— Mr. W.J. EL JenWns's Noble Arthur, let prize. ' . . ....' ? ;...„ ;.,.;... ? ???'?? ?- ' Class 2Qr7-Bnll Yesi-lines.— M-. Durham** Con queror, 1st prire ; Mr. JenkipVa Noble Arthur, 2nd prise ; Mr, Dangar's ' ,£unnett 'received, honorable mention. . . ;. ,?;/?'?? -,;,.. .... , Class 21.— CW, 3 years and 6rar-~Mr. JenkinYa Cameo, let prize { Prinoeee Alice...

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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DEJEUNER TO THE ROMAN CATHOLIC BISHOPS. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 14 May 1869

DJEJEUNER TO, THE ROMAN CATHQLtfj; ' ? '?' bishopsTT;. ,.???.??';? A dejettneb to the Kouian Catholic BiBhopB and, ecclesiasdcs of the Australian.-colonfe«'wasgiveti on' Tuesday week in the EaBtern-hill drill ropin. Me)vJ bourne. The Hon., John O^Shanaesjr.j.JSi.Ii.C., occupied the- chair,, and there were present the ' Most Eev.'Dr. Polding;- the Baglit Jiev./Brl; Goold, iDr. Shield, Be James Quinn, Dr.MatHiBW Quinn, Dr. 'Murphy, Dr.. li&nnigan, and *h'e; 'various members 'of the Eoman Cathoho clergy j who have taken a part in the recent proceedings of; the Provincml Cduncil. The room was prbfosely decorated with flowers end evergreens, which pro duced a rery pleasant and oheerful effect. Tbe company numbered about 200, and included most of the leading Roman Catholics of Melbourne. The following abridged report of the jtfoceedings and paB'toralietterwe taike from the Mlelbtrarne Argus*— ? ?,' '. r .-' , ; '? ' 1 The, Chairman, 'in rising 'to propose the Erst ' toast, remarke...

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
MANARO AS A GOLD FIELD. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 14 May 1869

MANARO AS A GOLD FIELD. ( Worn the Bev. W. -B. Clarke's Reports.) OlJE author; speaking ' on the metalliferous rocks; of Merinoo, &c.,' thus writes; — In my last report I alluded to the probable metalliferous wealth of the country in the neighbourhood of the M*Laugh Ian River, and, in a former communication, I think, to the existence of gold at, Quidong, whioh is '-not far from the junction of that river with 'tkq; Snowy Hirer, though upon the Delegate Eiver. . I have now the honour of stating, that although I have been unable to make fiurther enquiries into; the mineral character of the rocka below that part of the M'Laughlin to which T referred, I 'have: examined a portion of country, included under the 1 term Quidong, along Slaughter HouBe Creek, and1 about 'the junction of that creek with the Delegate River ; and I find my expectation confirmed. Between that creek and Cambalong Creek,' the', country is occupied by slates, traversed by quartz and -trap belonging to the ov...

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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METROPOLITAN INTERCOLONIAL EXHIBITION. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 14 May 1869

METROPOLITAN INTERCOLONIAL EXHIBTTION. Enough could be seen during a ramble in Alfred Park yesterday afternoon to obtain a a very fair idea of the magnitude of the Met ropolitan 'Exhibition, which wbb formally opened by his Excellencythe Earl of Belmbre. The various pavilions and sheds bave heeii finished, and when the flags are hoisted on the poles erected for that' purpose the 'whole will have a very gay and briUiaut appearance. It was easy to, see, -however, that in Wany cases tbe exhibitors were behind band ^ there were large u umbers of production's to be rescued from the chaos of packages that kept arriving by parcels delivery vans up; to dusk- A triumi'hal arch of boughs and flowers has hue a er-ct'ed over the principal entrance ia ?C eveland-street, on which near '200 ban nerols shall wave. The centre arch contains a carved representation of the Royal Arms, and just within the entrance the pay-box is erected. 'S'ighrly to the left of the main ?roadway is the office of the se...

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
DESTRUCTIVE FIRE AT CARWOOLA. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 21 May 1869

. DESTRUCTIVE FIRE AT CARWOOLA; An inquest was held last Monday, before the dis triot coroner and a jury of nine, at Oarwppla,, Molonglo, as to the origion of a fire by which, certain premises and other property belonging to Thomas Rutledge, '? Esq., were destroyed. We gather, from the evidence adduced the following . account of the misfortune. Mr. Barnett, Mr. JJijJtledge's storekeeper, who - resides in a portion %S^b promises burned, retired to rest on tbe night orapjbday, lust week, ot about half-past 9 o'clock. At half-past 11 the eatne night bis wife awoke him $?***« ;there,waa astorm.' ImmediatelyafterwardB: JamesDelaney, who resided in the same building, knocked at Mr. Barnettfs, window j Mr. Burnett then went out of bis room, and saw a glare of light coming down-the staircase. . Running up he saw Thomas BollardBdeepmbedandbiBjwdiaaamtee^i the shingles in tho fore parp-of .fie aoom were on ^ J^yasBohotand.tiwiwm^ofull of smoke, that Barnett could not get 'near ?enough to1 wak...

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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LATEST TELEGRAMS. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 21 May 1869

liATEST TELEGRAMS. i 'London, April 17.— In the House of Commons, ' on the 14th, Mr. Newdegate's motion to reject the Irish Church Bill was not- supported by Mr. Disraeli. The motion was rejected, after a noisy; debate, by 355 to 229 rotes. The House has pone into committee. On the evening of the 19th, Mr.' Disraeli's amendment to omit clause S in the Irish Church Bill was rejected by 314 against 221. Mr. Disraeli save notice of other amendments. The . debate on the second reading of the bill terminated on tho 22nd March. Among the 'speaker's wero Mr..Gathorne Hardy and Mr. Waipole, both of whom strongly opposed - disestablishment. Mr. Hardy said- that the policy of the Government was one of disuniting instead of assimulating England and Ireland. Mr. Gladstone Tery ably defended the justness and fairness of the measure, the details of which, would, however, be subject to modification when the House went into committee on the bill. The second reading was afterwards passed by a majori...

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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SPECIAL TELEGRAM. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 21 May 1869

?? * ? ' ' SPECIAL TELEGRAM. ?. .?? Xsmrnx, April 12. -^-TheG'Jarrell poplars lave: been produced in Parliament. The amnestod Fenian convicts are not to be brought from. Australia at 'the 'public expense. - The correspondence on 'thej fortnightly postal-service' has 'been laid on the table' of the'Commons. The Rev. Dr. Stafford is to be ' the new Bishop of New :Zealand. Mr. IFrederiok 'hag been appointed 'Governor of Western Australia/ The Society for Promotion of Christian Knowledge i has granted £1060 towards the Bathurat Bishopric. :

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
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NEWS BY THE ENGLISH MAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 21 May 1869

NEWS^BITSHE ENGLISH MAIL. London; March 26. — The Qaeen has hold lovees, a ?cabinet council, and drawing-room. Prinoe Leo pold has, recovmed. , -' An animated, debate took place in the House of Lords in reference to the China inland mission. v-T)ie Governor-General of India Bill was read a second Lime. Attention has been called to the ?state of affairs in Central Asia. A Government Bankruptcy Bill has been introduced, chiefly based on the Scotch system. A bSl ?increasing 3jord, ?Napier'6-ealary has passed the Commons. 3L bill has been introduced to repeal the 'Bratnl ?Slave Trade Act. The Commons have appointed a-, Committee on Elections, to see whether Borne sys- ; tem ot secret voting cannot be devised equivalent, to the adoption of the ballot. Kinglake and Vanderlyle were -unseated for Bridgewater. Sir B. Edwards and Captain 'Ken- -nard were unseated for Beverly. 'Olive Wyilie is\ unseated for Hertford. Sir Sydney 'Waterloo, member for Dumfries, is declared disqualified. The Blac...

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
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THE LAND LAWS. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 21 May 1869

THE LAND LAWS. We nave been glad to learn that tbe squatters, landholders, and others interestnd in pastoral pursuits in the district of Dobbo, intend holding a meeting' in fhat town on Tuesday next for the purpose of taking Into considera tion the working of tbe existing land laws and of drawing up a pe'hhn to the legislature praying for the adoption of snch amendments to and modifications of their provisions as may seem to the meeting to he most desira ble. The matter has, we understand, been the subject of much consideration and debate in private circles in the neighbourhood ; and the ' general feeling in favour of certain amendments has been ascertained to be toler ably unanimous, and all persons interested have been specially Invited to attend, it is more than probable that a large meeting will be the 'result, and that s general- adhesion to a petition embodying the amendments pro posed viill be obtained. In the event of the meeting pledging itself to the support of the amendme...

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
COOMA PRICES CURRENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 21 May 1869

cooma pnran's arrnvTwr. Bread, 216. loaf ? 0 0 fi Flour, firsts ? 20 0 0 Butter, fresh, per lb. 0 1 0 Flour, 2nds ? 19 0 0 Butter, 6alt ? 0 13 Straw ? 3 0 0 Beef ? n 0 4 Maize..,., ? None. Mutton ? 0 0 4 Oats, ecarce Cs. to 0 CO Bacon ? -0 0 7 'Wheat ? 6s. to 0 C 6 ?Choose ? :fi. 0 00 Onions ? 0 0 6 Potatos, per c«rt. ... 0 8 0 Milk, per quart ? None.' Hay, ? £7 to £8 0 0 Eggs, per doaen ? 0 I 9

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
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SYDNEY WOOL SALES. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 21 May 1869

SYDNEY WOOL SALES. Tan usual weekly wool sales, which were held last week, resulted in the transaction of more business than those which took place last week. There was fair competition for some of the larger parcels, but prices on the whole ruled lower than at late sales. Scoured realised Tfd to 14|d; fleece, 7fd to 13Jd ; greasy, M to 6Jd; bandwashed, Gd to 12d. Sheepskins were also easier ; one lot brought 5}d, but the great bulk sold at 2d to 3Jd. Annexed. arc particulars of sales: — Moet and Co.— AB, 13 bales greasy wool at 4Jd; M, 35 fleece at Wd ; F and F BiRpe, 7 at 1%A ; WHE, 8 scoured at ISd, i at 7£d, i at 5d ; Ififfi, ti greasy at S Jd ; BX, 12 hand washed at Cd ; IxF, 21 fleece at U£d: HWN over Langton, 29 scoured at 14|d, 4 at 7|d; W, 41 fleece at Sid; JK, 11 at lOd, and 29 odd bales. 20,000 sheepskins realised from lid to4}d. . . Iuwin AJfi» Tubkeb. — 'Wheel over wyithBeece «t iBJdj JB»;20 at Ud; Wiirah, 4 bandwashed at 12d, 2 pieces at wfa. inised at i&&a...

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
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TUB RECENT DISTURBANCE AT. CANBERRA. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 21 May 1869

THE EEOBNT DISTUBBANOH A3? OANBBBBA. Thomas Webb «nd Walter Webb, brothers,' appeared dn summons charging them with having, on the 28th April, wHlfnlly committed damages to the premises oeaupied by James A-berD^tby, by hurling stones and brickbats at the 'windows of the said premises. ; The defendants pleaded not guilty. The complainant, James Aberoethy, de« (lonsl school at Canberra; about half an hour after midnight on the 28th of April last wiu ness was, awoke by the sound of breaking glass and tbe tramping of horses' feet ; got oat of bed, and looked out, when he saw cer« tain persons on horseback galloping away; after a while the same acts were repeated; witness distinctly recognised among the as sailants the defendant Thomas Webb, and another person whom he took to be Pat Sheady- bat he was not sure ; did not see tha defendant Walter Webb there ; on the return of the party witness only eaw two persons come np, bat saw three depart ; the damage done by the party cousistejof bre...

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
SYDNEY STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 21 May 1869

SYDNEY STOCK REPORT. GotnsnaovoH, Buht, and Co.— l?at Catfte: Owing to tie flooded state of the country only two lots have been offered to the. trade this week. Prices did not rule as high, as waB anticipated, owing to a report thai several lotBwero hemmed in. Best beef «an be quoted at 25s per 100 lbs. We sold a small draft of very superior bullocks for Messrs. Johnston andEamseyatanavera{?eof£1018s. Fat Calves: Ingood demand. Fat Sheep ; The carcase price this week is for prime mutton IJd per lb ; second do Ud. Our sales this week comprise 800 wedders at 9s Cd ; 150 ewes at 8s. .Fat Lambs: Market bare, prices up again. Store Cattle: We have numerous, enquiries for bullocks, but we find that breeders are overestimating the value of their stock, and little business is doing. Store Sheep: A few inquiries for 4 to C year-old Veddors, but at low rates. ' ' / '

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
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AS AUSTRALIAN ROMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 21 May 1869

AS AUSXBALIAR BOMANOB. ' There was reoently before the Supreme Court, in its divorce and matrimonial jurisdiction, one of the most remarkable oasea that have ever been aet down for adjudication in this colony. AJlardice (falsely oallfed Gordon) Tewnw Mitchell (falsely called Gordon), is the title the suit bears, and it is instituted by the wife, after « hnhattitntinn nf f W/» Hciva ftnd tlinuk ninkta under the following circumstance, which we pat ih a narrative form .?-—There dwelt in one of the rural villages of iuberdeenshire a family. of the name of. Ailardfoe, consis ting of a father, mother, two boss and six daughters. About ten miles from their homeftteftd, 'fend the estate of Sir John Forbes, resided a gamekeeper of the name of Mitchell, having a son called JameB. Fifty miies from the farm of the Aiiardioe's another farmer and hiB family dwelt of the nameof Gordon, havingtwo sops respectively named James and John. When the gold fern was at its height, Samuel1 Allardioe, btie ...

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
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MELBOURNE STOCK REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 21 May 1869

melbourWe stock report. ? Dalmahoy Campbell akd Co. report best beef at27s,0d per 100,lbs. 641b wethers are worth 15s.; Powntt, EuTHKnpoBn, aed Co. report tfce salo of 1400 cattle— rformiddling arid inferior the prices fell 15s;; alpo the sale of 18,000 sheep, forwhich prices deeljned from 2s to:3s.- ' ': ?

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
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THE LATE JOHN HUBERT PLUNKETT. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 21 May 1869

THE liAIE JOffN HUBERT PLTJNKET1?. Another of those men whose names are inexirieabiy entwined with the history of the ; colony, 'has gone to his last home. In Mel bourne, on Sujpdaylast^ ?th May, at 6 -)*clock, died the Eton. John rianert Plunkett, fori many years Attorney-General of . New South \ Wales. Of. the early history of tbe deceased j gentleman, a very complete sketch is given in ; IJuncan'B Weekly Register iot 1^43. From! this We extract the following :~ ' : 'John Hubert Piunkett is the second son; of George Plunkett, Esci.i of ffltoum Plunkett,! in thecounty of-Roscominon, and ie a liberal' descendant *pf ? the noble house of. Fingal ; |. created Lords of Killeen in 1181. His father married : Miss O'K«Jly, of Tfcoole, sthe niece, of the Austrian Count of that name; Mrs. Plankett;, being pBterhaiiyflescendei? froin the ancient Princes of Augbrim, and maternally; from tbe house of 0* More, the Chieftains of Cloughan Castle,; in the King's. County, The principal restates of ...

Publication Title: Manaro Mercury, And Cooma And Bombala Advertiser, The
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ENGLISH COMMERCIAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 21 May 1869

EN&LISE COMMERCIAL. Wool EePobt.— The wool sales closed on 24th of March, without recovery ; thb decline gradually settled into a gen eral reduction of Id to IJd, then to 3d per lb, verging upon the most depressed portion of last August sales ; towards the conclusion the biddings were somewhat less irregular; the reduced quotations arise from the enormous increase in the supply. 138,637 bales are catalogued for nest 6ales, which begin «arly in May. . Arrived New South Wales, G7,898 bales ; Queensland, ' 15,144 bales; Victoria, 52,399; Tas mania, 690 ; S&utb Australia, 2»,355 ; New Zealand, 3738 ; West Australia; 894 ; Capo, 33, 747. ' Hibiifl.- Sydney first heavy, ail lbs at, JJd ; first light, 455, at 56ds seconds, 4ja. Leather.— Best sides 15J to 18J lbs at lid to Hid ; light, lOS lbs, at ll?d ; of 8G Iralt -s, 31.S77. 'iAUJStc. -Australian mutton, 45s 3d to 4Gs mixed 40s 6d to 44s 9d ; beef, 43s to 43s Cd. -Ii)ncy is pleutiful. liank dibcount 4 percent. Australian...

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A NIGHT IN PRISON. [Newspaper Article] — The Manaro Mercury, and Cooma and Bombala Advertiser — 21 May 1869

9 A NIGHT IN PRISON* fl 7Z It was dot for a grand larceny, nor peHy larceny, nor manslaughter, nor murder, nor burglary, that I became an inmate of — ? prison, pit was, indeed, for no.mpre heinous criin Afitto deo'tP 1%'%^ ^tter'iSSm/f; reader, what tbB nature of the debt Wfts,^ It procured mo lodgment W %er Majesty's : HoteJ, and being1 there, and a pprson of observant habit, I saw many things which I should like the public to know: of. _.$? should like to disabuse scnahy of the pfpr'; judices wfjiob they may 'entertain against incarceration, as l snoma nice aiso 10 point; out bow, under certain -etrcumstaTicefv in carceration may be made a very enjoyable diversion from the ordinary monotony of nnimprisoned existence. It was towards dunk that I was ushered into the keeping of Mr. r-— — ,«nd afjter , a few preliminary ceremonies, $$tch T \pass over, introduced to my apartment in the debtor's portion of the , prison. Some persons would term it a call ; but these must be individuals o...

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