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law, but only anothtr example of how cotni pietc ii lhe divorce between law and jnitlce. *
Ta» CoD»erv»tive party ba«Wpn' *:*enUalIy| the national party; and it it now nearly a oenlnrj ■ince Toryiwn and loyalty became synoymow. When Pitt resoleedrto. Qght—nof the BVench Revolution—that was no concern of his, bat the armed fury it let loose on Europe, the Tory party rallied stoutly to his side. Whatever doubt there might have been of the expediency of our sharing in the anti-feroliiti'onary war, there was none as to the policy Of resisting the Overwhelming domination of the Great Napoleon, who—mighty genius as he was—had the con• queriog instincts too strongly developed to be either a good friend or a honest ally for England. We fought him, and we beat him. It is no false patriotism, no delusion of our. insular conceit, that affirms that, but for England, be would have re-erected in Europe a sham Roman Empire, with alj its despotism, and with' a'gbod deal of ite cruelty. It is, of course, contenipnt to our Continental friends to forget England'* share in the mighty work, and because their armie*, outnumbering Napoleon's dared to enter France and crushed a hero beneath the weight of number*, they take all the credit to themselves of a work they would never have had , the spirit to commence, or courage to continue, had hot Eng. land showed them tbd road to victory.
MINOR SfO\T.i!S.
March came in - with one of thote lueeraaat down-pour* of raln tha\ are generally awooiated With the month just finuhed.. February, however, h&d certainly not been eu wet aajt can be, nor^htd we to endure th> Aw? which fenerallj alternate* with exeewi*, moUture during.the firit.moBthe of,o>ir Bpgllsh. year The tetaper»tureo/P^>ruary had averaged considerably ^'gker tLan Uie Saraam^n^Uat year,,and th»mgna of.*prmg are abundant oa errry hand. The peripatelio. rehdori of pruorpees anitJolfU seen to ^arfr «o l»ck of thoefc commodiuee freely from 4he fi*L» a^d garJeo*. l"h^,brig'ht^flowera,9ffered in small bouqueta-are of eour*f grown, under gla**, and indeed .we fancy thai .these, merchant*,of gyi**" are only,indebted to| the -ood» for their primro***, the violeja, being bought a* fllf* fold,,and grown for the market .Thj*,*treel ad^in flowe,r*,is quite a creation o( the ,pre*ept day. To *o many year* ago nosegays were only.hawked here' y the country (oik *bo came in on, Saturdaj* wif-
»nd *ometimea • rosfl to the dignity of a'ft e*h egg* an da little butter. They used a little lati i the acaion to bring a few nosegays (in which w*l md lilac largely predominated^
iut the brTie Southampton. Observer
Wlwfhfgter Sews.
SATURDAY, MARCH 9, 1878.
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A GREAT VARIETY Of^ERICAN COOKnfO
Ta« eilyer -interest in the United States hsi proved sufficiently strong as to induce the legislature to adept a measure which is, h effect, one of partial repudiation. Apparently, present debtor* will gain by this manoeuvre, as the silver dollar* in which they can settle their liabilities sre only worth nine-tenths, of their nominal value. The State, toO, will pay the debt in silver it was be lieved to have solemnly pledged its credit to-pay in gold. This saving will probably (although inconvenient to their creditors) be extremely advantageous to the people of the United Ststee, as -"I effectually prevent their getting into debt —for nobody will trust them.' Of course, if under the stress of circumstances they art compelled at any time to borrow money, they will have to pay very dear indeed for it. But that result they have probably taken into consideration. The effect on the Gnances of the United States of this partial repudiation of their debts, bv arranging to pay in silver instead of gold, is therefore likely to be very serious indeed. The proprietors of the silver mines of Nevada have the discredit of having" fostered this dsngeroug piece of legislation, hut its causes are to be sought in other directions than any manoeuvres of anv traders, astute and unscrupulous as they may be. It really comes from the fact that the debtors command a majority even now in the legislature of the United State*. Thanks, too, to the union of western Republicans with their old antagonists, the southern Dsmocrats, theyj— the debtors will soon be in 'overwhelming force in Congress. The lenders in the, Statea-rthe, capitalists, to put it another way—are compare, tiiely few, and almost - limited to the New. England States, and some of the great cities. The debtor class are everywhere, and are debtors io Debtor* ae etalca, Keblor* am muni-cipalities, debtors as individual*, "all their capital is borrowed from the East,, or Europe, and ill their wants are supplied from the same direction. Save meat and corn (and whiskey) they import everything, and find It eminently unpleasant to have to pay their bills. The dullness of trade has intensified the pressure upon the West almost beyond, endurance, and hence the shortsighted fashion in which they have -sought
Turn resdiness with which both friends and enemies have accepted a* a fact the rumours of a strange and sudden alliance between Russia and Turkey, furnishes A most comicsl comment upon the high motives and exalted principles it has pleased the English Radicals to endow their Muscovite allies with. Turkey, however, is no longer " the unspeakable," indeed if she will be duly be sufficiently impertinent. to this country, apd sufficiently serviceable to Russia, weahall expect to hear that her vices have become virtues in Radical eyes. Anything more discreditable then the part the Radicals have played in the last three years can.hardly be found in history. It was obvious, from the Very beginning of the ■"-called insurrection of the Herxgovina, that fkev waa the victim of a conspiracy on the ft of her unscrupulous neighbour*, and every fresh development has confirmed that opinion. She was attacked, aot because, she waa wicked, but because she was weak. Had her rerritoriea been less desirable as acquisitions to Russi*, we should have heard little. about Turkish immorality or Turkish mlarnle. Indeed for Russia to complain of Ottoman maladministration is about the most amuaingly impudent phsse of the whole affair. Viewing the matter (airly, Turkey certainly allowed more liberty within her bordere than Russia does within here; and other people, beiidet the Bulgarians, are likely to find that they^bave exchanged Sultan Log for Autocrat
To OVTUDIUU there is often something hardly CCKr.^rebensible in legal decisions. | To the un-le^rned mind *L*m# Mil the object great legal luminance had before them was to go as close to
ruvlan government had virtmalhr reol<e pre-
fe*alooal fluifer^girl w«a quite unknown: Wbeth-—»r— wa< borrowed from. Jhe continent or
... our pi QularWrel* w* don't know, but certainly the' traffic la a, pleasant .feature, in, ,t&a ^Ue,et .life, of to-day. The . taate for flowefi has spread far wide .during the preser*. generation, and froi
I* during the preaert generation, and from early iag to late autumn they are abundant on every hand. .% ,* certainly a pretty taete, and we -wish It were Only I* 9»kht t«) be, Ik'nd.therf the gentry who adorn th>ir. button hole* wuh,pitmio»e*', or ev*a lilies kftb# valley, fijr their evening walk, wouldhardly m*ke ouratreeta so hideous with bad langusgea* they ipo often de—especially on Saturday nights, when t6-wards 11 o'clock they hold their high jipV* In our principal street*, and mitbehavie them*elTe*.to an extent only limited bf their "being suber enough teremem->er the police. •• ;
Aa twenty silver shillings will certainly buy just a* much of anything aa one gold sovereign is is certainly difficult to realise that although their purcha»lngj>ower i: the same their absolute value Is so \t\j different. Of course everybody understands that * Bank of,Eng. land note has in itself only the infinitesimal value of the piece of paper 'It is printed on. That it* value cornea from what is'on'it,1 being the promise to pay five founds by a respectable and trustworthy asiociation. Really and ftUy our »Urer coins aro as much bank or state nates a* if they were made of paper—the intrinsic and nominal value differing very considerably, but then by law nobody la obliged *" " n 40s in silver for a debt u: above that



mind from the possibility of debt* l^eing dUtharged ii a depreeiated currency. Practically, of *our*e every, body takes whatever they can get. and nobody who offered to pay a doubtful deot in silver would be likely to have the offer declined.
It is just forty one year* *ince the appearance of Carlyle s "History of the French Revolution" asto. Dished the world, as much by. its ability aa by the geness of its English. The lapse of time has in
7 diminished the reputation of Oariyle's master-
" ......


the mud of
ingulsheJ fire work sink deeper and


ined for Mr. Carlyle'* picture -English. It is at once a enri 4 a triumph of paln*tak>ng
Carlyle. ' When—aa in much of that-mad business—all

d mystery, then does Mr. Cailyle'*
'fully commented on." To the Engliahi >st melancholy reading, and *hows a wo dice, and folly, lighted up ,by some fine flashes of
... „ ted up,by soi Br it stance,^at. teri


Publle Notioos.
that fortune had endowed it
HnWbSrll
ABJf INGHAM

who despaired of the 'Republic. But men ihould have had no deed ol sdeh brutality traid their enemies. Thp fact is tte Revolution
at Rebellion.'' Ihe French -JRebellion was a i' revolt, and the mutineer* were Sever In panic terror lest they "hould lee! their natters' whip* again. Whatever were the fault* and follies on either side in England none showed the weaknesa and the cruelty France dWplayed. Once, and once only, on that tor. ribly'.Irish night' Lord Macautay has described so well was there anything in England approaching the constant dread and alarm that prevailed in France until Napoleon re-riveted the. fetters of.the old de«potifm, and Frenchmen rejoiced again under the *harp discipline they belie«ed a guarantee for "osder " ■ » *.
The young gentlemen who divert themsevee by collecting ttamp* have, we note, the plea*ure of adding to their collection* a new type of post card, the old one —which had become almost &a familiar as the brick-red nny postage stamp—having been superseded by a t»h issue of much neater aspect. The alteration plie* to both the thick end the thin issue*, and here cannot help expressing a wi*h that the Government uld afford cut of the very handsome revenue the st-office yiela* a somewhat stouter card for the caper , kind. Indeed, the so-called card* at 7d a len are rather paper—and not very thick paper-in cards at alL
southampton Docx Shares, on Thnrsday, quoted at 80j.
On Thursday, P and O. Shares were quoted at ditto New, 12.
^Om Thursday. Union Steam Ship shares were qi
Thx L. and 8. Vf. Railway traffic return* for the week ending the 3rd inst show an increese ef £2236, compared with the corresponding week of Isst year southampton Temperance Unto*.—On Saturday
cf.UMd considerable ex
until 8 p.*>. There wer •'f.1*!*0*,, tha beard.
the poll waa opea-from mesa ndidate* for th* nine Rev. T L.,0. Davies


cnapnaan, and Jaekman, made no peraoaal efforts or
j-rLW'
polling, wsis conducted -* *L- • - •
Mr. U. E. Robins pre*i 8atloo, W. G. W,

md for tome hour* wi e there wa* quite a who supported Me» Chapman, Lankester
rtry brisk,
V utiea. unapman, l>ankeste Th0"p.*00' ight up in vehicle*, and the tick, " pwash, and Thompson," • Jard, Gilei
ng ^effort*




Urgeat number of " plumper*." Censiderable in-difference wasAhown to the elee'ion by many ratepayers aa enly abeut 380 person* voted out of s*m*thing like 950 »n the lilt*, and the voting was aceordrog to the rateable value. Although there wae a considerable amount of excitement still the proceeding'were con-ducted in a very orderly manner, and soon after 8 o clock In the evening the numbers were announced at follow*:— *
Davies ... ... ... 3MI Sheepwash .,. ... IIS ...... ... 2« I Thompson... ... HI

:
Chapman .

Tf afirpl nine waa declared duly elected, it waa agreed that three members of.the board should retire annually at Eeater, commencing next year, but be eligible for re-election. The che*en members returned thank*, and expressed their determination to do their duty while1 Rq*oraan declared that there wa* no need of a ioR-te*t. that the whole thing might have been arranged, and considerable expence avoided, and h« fegtetted%* n\*oh personal feeliag'had been brought to .bea'r inj th4 sent est.—Thanks wefe.voted to J*r, Rob^na andttWe sslessors for the aWemwaoneMo which they h*d ferried euvtbeir dotiea. endtha proeeedinga then terminated.
Scbd*K- 1)*atk iax- , WooLfiTojr.—Mr. Harfi'eid, the county coroner, opened an. inqueat at Woolaton,' on Monday, on the body of J >hn Hedge*, a sailor,' f hb died ia a fit, en Sunday morning. Deceased", w»f« ,de-posead that he had been.working for Messrs. 0*^ald and Mardaunt aa a rigger, but had signed artieleelo go with a newship belonging to the firm ■ to viewport; in Walest He waa at work up to the last Wednesday, and oa Friday wa* at home. On Saturday be went out but waa at home for dinner and tea, and at night they both went;out together. They only went to the Wool, •ton Inn, where they had no more than two glaaseW of beer. '. After soppier their retired to rest, abeut eleven o'clock, deceased being then quite saber and apparently in good health,'and had been better in health latterly thatch* wa, some time ago. " During the night he got up for Some watef, which he drank, and toward* morn-itrg hb asked witness to fetch him some -water, wtych " »d Sunday morning,'

ne**~*l*o got up.fn ort she discovered'iHat dec

fallen doi

iuld not epeak, <
take anything, Snd she called ft Fletcher. wh» lived near, and he found deceased qSite dead. She sent for Dr. Brown, who came at once. The Coroner Suggesting that It ivould be necesssry to have a post niortm examination, as the evidence ^vas not cpn-ielu,ive as to the cause of death, the jury were accskd" ngly bound over to meet again on Thursday.
Y^cutinO iTEMi—The Northurabrla (is), Lord Lonsdale, came dp"td Southampton on Monday morning, landed a nar^y and eailed again. The Marchess, with the Marquis of AUsA and party, left Sl Johli'* Harbour. ALU*ua, on Jen. 11th, under canvass for S J. KUt>, where *na remsinedrfwo data, and left it on Sunday evening,13ih. and beat for Barbuda, where She rfiuaii.td till Saturday, 19th. While there th? party shot, dozen »i|«i C*llow deer and a few yild
Sjiuea i\ ' * ^also had n day's fishing with the seise, n Saturday afternoon she called oflSt. J.ihu'a Autlgui for letters, and proceeded at once for Gutdaloupe, airii iag there Suaday 2dib. She lift again on the 23rd foi Dominica. While there the party made to ex,.eJitior to the boilina (K-«t wate ) lake, which has only la'«l) been discov>rer,She left Domiaica on 27ih, and arrived the following day af Msrtinque. She stayed three dayi
DAHtt't- SUUBOILOCM Woax*. WooLMron. — A *ad •ecw»*n» eocorred at the above Work* thW (Friday) mora-
Genoese" ( which was bat recently launched), the cbaina holding U suddenly snapped, pradpitating. the boiler against the foremaat of th* ship, which u broke, and then fell on to the deck. One man wa* crushed to death by the falling matt, and a lad was slightly Injorw'. , Sr. John's Faea Church or exolano —Aunt, versary Sunday School service*, in connection with this church, were held lass Sunday, tho preaoher being the pastor (th* Rev. B. J. Boon), who selected as hi* text, in the morning. St. John 21*t chap., 18th verse, and in the evening. Genesis 17th chap and I8lh verse, there being large congregation* at both eervioee. Ths choir wa* greatly augmented fo r the occasion by a selection from the Sunday School children, underthe judicious superintendence of Mr. E. Page, special hyme being provided for the congregation, whilst an addreee to the. scholars was given in the afternoon by Mr. Johi
----lings he pointed out that parents ought to be thankful for all the help that the teacher gave to their children. There was a great daager of parent* shelving th* re sponsibilitv, and letting the teacher do the work, but no child oould foal toward the teacher as hs could toward home; none could be mor,* suitable than the parent to pray and work/or the child before God, for no one waa more reepotuible for the training of the child than the parent. ■ How many there were who forgot to pray for their children in the bustle and hurry of life, when they take especial care of those things which sre fast passing away. Let them imagine them to have a loving child—let them listen to^ it* lisping tongue—and then let tbctn imagine those tiny hands stealing or murdering; or that tongue *w*aring, and tHat child becoming a cure*. Whose heart would be so broken 7 But let that child tarow up in purity, useful in the town or senate, and in the house of Ged; or a woman whoee every smile, Is felt to be good —why everyone "' rejoice, and *ay that U my boy, that is my girl. ' " lir thildrea would have to leave thsir oopr*e, df hi* mini»t*r}*l
By.and bye thei
'j^S*fpb.n£a»4f their teachers' work", of their mothers' -sigh that had kept them up. They had laid a good foundation, and it was mow bringing forth fhiit- Parents vsry often choee *nch' a crofeesum for their,children as nnfitfed tbsm for a godly Irftj it was like putBdg a! child in a lion'i mouth, and then praying, where it was iaaka,*hiowreck of faith. PMyhig, erorkjog, believing in Chrlst,ahey must have this consolation that their prayer* will be heaM, and though they mij never
with the administration of the Holy Communion. ' WeW QuaY AAatxuM!RsaATTA CtUB. —Theian-nual.meeting' of the above club was held at the Club House, West Quay, on Thursday evening, for the election ol officers, and ether important business Mr. W. H. Martin presided, a*d there we* a large attendance. Phe minute* of the previous meeting were read and signed:—RUction itf Captain and president— Mr. J. U " -itej'm"l ' ' ' *


l interest In nd wWose
liberality to the club bad been unbounded. Hi ths Club woiild eontinUe to elect him for maay yesrs to ceme (tppUute).— Mr. J. Beaton briefly seconded the proposition, and Mr. Jenet was unanimously re elected •mid loud cheers —Treasurer — Mr. A: D Payne wa* re-elected Treasurer,** the pro*o*ition of the Secretary secended by Mr. bsmister. — Mr. Beaton proposed >he re-election ef Mr. Sutton, ai hon. *e.cret*ry ; thi* wss •ecorided by Mr. Water*, *nd carti*d with acclamation. —Membert Auditor.—Th* Hon.See. propoctd, and Mr Chester seconded, ih#[re-election of Mr. John Bright, jun., ae Members'Auditor, it being stated that Bright wa* on* of th* best auditor* t&fglub ever The preposition' wa* unanimously adopted: — tld Mr. John Fair aeeqnded, a

Governors ofr the
any informal meetings. Two'
IWB
been of much service to th* Board.-^-In answer to a question the Chairman fated that Mr. Shore's salary waa £20 per annum.—Mr. l,e Feuvre said be tRould lik* to know wbftt the Incidental expen«e, men-tloned by Mr. Shore war* » — w. **.— said be did not think it into, but Mr. Le Feui Shore stated that the ei •port*, minutes, to. "Wh*r*upon Mr. Le Keo
a* a matter that n*cd be g I pressed the question a*d icb aa oopying
he was ■•tisfied, but be thought Mr. £__________.
■fiitsUke in putting Incidental expenses on bis letter as those which he had mentioned were only tho*e apper-♦•—•ig to hi* office.— Mr. Ellyett thought the pay was
'all for tho work, and after some further___
thejettcr ma* referred to the Finance Commit report wrs next read.j among which was the ; ntoot School, the p»ym listant-ai aster
f some desks ft.
Mr. Cor bin of. the above schoolt;. Afwrsome dlsaustion ^••report w.t agreed-to.-Mr. Le Feuvre next movsl 'That the different Bank books be laid on the table si each meeting of th* Hoard, or of the Finance Committee. made up to •the miwnlng of each meeting." This ■econdsd1 by Mr. J. Jj. Pearce. bnt after conitderablo dis-oos*ldn. during whlph Mr. Le Feuvre made some strinssat remarks on the mar.fter of Mr. Shore towards In.n in answering varioua question*, the resolution waa made to read " Thatthe diffarent Bank book*be laid on the table at amok mating W tkcOovonK**, m*d* up u, th* m*h,lng o*wchm*»tmg." Thweankd.conelodadthabdlnew *iv1 the Board eetMnted.
Tea LMk C*^ Mgnno
W**' Losd B**ccms. field s private secretary ... .
Beach a paper containing the signatures of zhee* who were nreiw*t*d (was takimg part im th* l«po«a*t pabha meet-log held at «inchester yesterday, but who are anxious, by supporting Uu Majesty^ Government st thepreseutcrisis.



of thank* to for their aei carried with
paat rear, which Wai suitably acknowledged mniwwj anu mr. vjannaway on behalf of the ee. A cordial vote of thanks w*s also arcor-ths Auditors. Meaara. Bright,, jun., and J.
d left on Feb. 1st. for Barbado late »t night on the 2ad. 13th, and aailed for Detr



>h« waa at Madeira. Lord Ailsa, "ho is the re of ihe Royal Southampton Yacht Club, i nach England by the end of Way. n Atkocitixs.—Sir k. Perkins inquired on in the House of Cxinmom whnhtr Hkr Majesty's Government had received inf rmstion of the illeged hancing by the Russians i,f several Polish locWr* at Sofia. Mr. Bourae said he had answered a mestlon as to the reported execution of several alleged solieh doctors'by the Russian* at Sofia two days ago. He had no reason to believe that the an*wer waa Iriac-irate, aud he had nothing to add to it. Rumours on IS snbiect bad reached Her Msjesty's Government, at he hat Got sufficient evidence to justify hla making itatemeat on the subject.
Mr J. W Gordon's Lste Illness.—A gratifying icidenf occurred at Mr. Gordon's Theatre ot Varietioa i Friday evening, March Ist to Mr. J. W. Gordon, ths uch respected proprietor, who is juat recovering from a iry ssvors and dang*rou* illness caused by an explosion of gas tome seven weeks since. Being at the Hall on the aboys evening, a number of his friends wishing to congratulate him,, he was loudly called'for. and on laking his appearance on the stage wa* received with jud and continued applause, which, having subsided, Mr. Gordon said—" Ladieaandgontlemen, Icin scarcely express my feeling* at being able one* more to respoud r call. I thank you vary much for yoor kindjy thy and congratulation*. I am much better, but m well- Since laat I bad the honor to stand before have passed through an ordeal, that, perhaps, not oonld have don*, but to the great care and skill of edical adviser, Dr. Cheesman, the gentleman that j case in hand—a case pronounced by Dra. Wiblin, Chaeiman, and others of tb* medical profeesion, to be of the worst they had met with—I owe my presence her* to night. Dr Cheesman ha* been most unremitting
......on, being, with m* morning, noon, and night,
id the dressing of my wound*, and soggeeting
nything that might eaae r


...jing last th* meeting wa* held, aa u.uai, u, me Polytechnic Institution, Hanover-building*. Th* B#v 0. M. Owen presided The Swls* Tyrolese Minstrels sgain appeared, but from some cause the attendance wa* not numeroua, net more than twenty beiag preeent at tho commencement of the entertainment. TTii* ought not to be, considering the large number of teetotaller* in th* town, and that tbeee. Saturday night entertain-ment* were originated a* a special counter attraction to ths beer ahop and mnsio halL We hope those interested in the matter will beetir themselves and then larger sndieooes will be the remit.
£nd Hants EtPLas, No. 4 Coup ant. —The Com.
Clerk to ^8H^( rSal^OiAinpton.
SBmem.
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jeei^

thanked the audience, also the whe had personally called at hi* residence, and on Bemiater to enquire after hie welfare during hi* illness, and retired from the aUge amidet very loud
TlIX school or Cooxert —A meeting of the ixecutlve committee wa* held at the Hartley Council Jbamber on Saturday afternoon, for the purpoee of :on*id*riog objections to the action of the eub-committee. 3eneral Tryon presided and among those present were the Rev. Canon Wilberforce, Rev. A C. Blunt, Rural Dean, Rev. H. H. Pereira, Dr. Langstaff, Messrs. Spranger. 0. W. A. Jellioo*, T. Falvey, W. B. Randall, W. Hickman, Gray, T. W. Shore; Mesdames Wilberforce, Langstaff, Westlake, Mite Greenfield, Ac. Letter* of apology for non-attendsuoo w*re read from Lady Henry Scott, and Mrs. Ruttell Gurney, each of whom left it to the executive committee to expend their subscription* a* they thought proper in furtherence of the establishment of a school of cooksry in
practice leeeon* in cookery in the Kell M«noria| Roomi
lettjn, on the proposition of the
were 20 gentlemen proposed, and on the names being announced by ths Chairman the following 15 i precaution, four voting papi
lat-Colonel Grlmston.
iWlNOSPIELn conoxeoational church. — A lite-ary and muaiaal entertainment will take place in the chool room of the above Church, on Thursday evening ext. in sid of the funds which are so much required X *hla excellent place of worship, and from the name: nooonced m th* pwgramma we hav* Httle dealt the utertrinment will meet with that aupport whiob it io ichly deserve*.
Ma. j. H. COOXSET and tub privileges op thr Pkess—Duriug the paet ten year* the members of the Southampton- P.eas attending tho police-court have elway* had accorded lo tlem the privllage ef remaiaiug in Court lo finish their report* after toe public bueineai has been ooncluded. and there i* not one instanoo on record that tliat privilege has ever been abused by them.
Breary has been quit* *o8ki*nl, mmd the mei#b*r* of the ' Press at once retire. On Wednesday last Mr Cooksey happened to be in th* ahair, and at the close of the public business i woman who keep* \ driok shop 1m Orchard, lane entered, with her eollciior. Mr. Guy. and applied for a summon* against a woman living in the Rookery for ebo*ive langnagm. Mr. Cook sey took upon himself to r*que*t the Pres. to retire, a* tho application wa* private, notwithstanding that Mr. Guy stated that there was no occasion for their doing so. Mr. J. D. Chester, the oldest reporter present, laid he
and hsd to be pa doxen n*w men seconded wer*


Memlert — llalr>«-bers having been duly pi lected. — Election of Honorary Mi
nd W. Moody, raei mtly re-elected honi ropoeition of Mr. F*


embers of the Club mded by Mr. Gan-uawa}. air, a-, raney. on me propotiiien of Mr, Cheater, aeconded by the Hon..Secretary, waa also reelected honorary member, aa was also *fr. W. Morris, on the proposition of Mr. J. Pickett, seconded by Mr. R. Gould.—The Opening Day—The late committee re. commended that the opening day and dinner ehould Uke place on Thuriiay, 9th May, and that nail, supply the dinner, and en the propo*itic Chester, seconded by Mr. W*ter* this was un adopted.—CM Rulet—The late committee hi the Club Rules, a,nd brought them up for th<
d tl^ey wer* adopted.-
ot* of thanks to the chair*
i having beec
Tux HAXTIXT IN Hartley Council, so Lan^staff, *peaking on th* subject of the Hall, aaid i—'" In this case I
r. presiding, closed


outlet consisted of __
building, surmounted by a oowj, and tfiie had beec considerably negatived owing l# the chandelier* having been lowered tome 14 leet. so diminithing the current of air which passed through the tubes." He also suggested that in the place of the preeent cowl an extractive one should be used, such had been verj saeeeeofblly employed ke vaotileUoo imrpoeoe *t Gny'i Hoepital and the Infirmary at Ryde. „
southampton PoLVTRCHNIC institution —Ot Wadmwday evening J.J.Pope.Esq., M.RC.S., gav*, very instructive and interesting lecture on "Ths
by Hp. Boetock. I\. Pa^ io «om.
_ d had purchased certain cookery and culinary article* with that object—Osneral Tryon nftved " That in the opinion of this meeting it is not right snd proper that funds collected for the establishment of a permanent School of Cookery in Southampton should be expended to defray demonstration and practice Ieseons —'The Rev. Canon Wilb*rforc* woonded th* proposition. — Dr. L*ng*t*ff explained th t what the sob-committee bad don* wa* really the beginning of the permanent School ef Cookery, and that ths article* already purchased were alao for future use Thi* pl*n of establishing m school bad been tried atSurbiton with racoon, and b* predicted similar re*ult* for th* Southampton School. The sub, committee thought this the most economical way of making a beginning, and they having had power vested in them from th* general committee to act, b* maintained that they w*re really carrying out the object for which the money was snbecnM.—1fte Rev. Canon Wilberfbroe was exceedingly plsaeed to hear the explanation given by Dr. Lapgfta0, for he waa not previously aware that th*** lecture* war* ia tended u th* com m*no*m*nt of the permanant •ebooL He *tUI thought th* report of th* aub-commit*** should have been brought forward for th* approval of th* general committee before being
SSi-BlSiSS»JT^1S£BS3S
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With th* usual com plimaat to th*
», referred first U
.. , ,------ — i was of the'grealest
-------Thmr food, oe what ihey thought ***
nourishing food Mankind wa* not oonUnt with what nature provided for them* the result being that evil followed to the system. The danger in the wine waa that
_ __ Jitrogea, which ifehould"« health-giving substance. Under th foolish to suppose that itg
stanoee it waa foolish to suppose that it gave boa strength. If they must have alcohol he adviaed tb, ua* that obtained by fermentation ot the grape. AloohoP
HHW
flttm
sBsmms
City of London

mded al tlia

allowed this, privilege, w, y had never been abused ; bt
TheVrw
lad always


had been heard i

X —On Tuesday Mr. Shepbard,
ACCIDENT AT MlLLBM
baker, at Millbrook, waa d,___________________
Millbrook, when, through another borto that had bro looee running up to the head of Mr. Shephard't animi trarted ofl too. ead after going a little distance tOlpge near
Oliver Cromwell besrho
turning the bread into the road. Tb,

Mixaa-Tb*e* Mr. TpsHe* G
'Thursday, beft Civil Court, and M
miaioner in ths Crii______
other judge, who was prev position.—Charlee and Hai residing in Pa4wsll-road, A on the coroner's iaquleitloi Mary Bntlsr, surrendered Jury threw out the bill George Durdsn.agocdfg,
oted attending through imlii-riatt Crabtree, man and wife, renue, Southampton, charged with ihe manslaoghtftr of to their bail, but Ihe Grand ind both were dischar

i the employ of tl


ns and 120 poaiago stamps, bstwo nthampton. to which be plead need to seven years, penal serviw nan of colour, and belonging to t id for cutting a 6th Kebruary.
Royal Naval Reserve,
wounding Henry McEi
Sugarbouse-lane, Southampton, and was sentenced t six mouths hard labour.
Action aoainst a La or. — Damagrs -ere on Thursday sought to be recovered in the Exchequer Division by a gentleman from a lady for breach of pro-m,l,e *?j°trr7- A written agreement wae tet up by the plaintiff, to the effect that if the marriage agreed to was not carried out by 1875, the lad v was to give ihe pi **»<» letter* she had w "*
tors she had written to the plaintiff made public, and ■erdict for that amount, witlf judgment, eras entered Sr-Dent's Amateur Reoatta Club — At the ontbly meeting of the above Club, held at Mr Butler delaider ' — •
ido-road, on Thursday e
—,----gratifjing testi-
onial in the shape of a time piece and a ailver tea-pot. as presented, on behalf ef the members, by the chair-an, Mr. W. J. Miller, to the boa. *ecty., Mr. J. G. ennell, for the interest be bat at all time* taken io th* *lfar* *nd prosperity of th* Club.
1bt Hants Artillbrt Voluhtbcrs.—Battery orders week ending March 10th, 1878 — Monday sod
: drUle at7J0 I repository and (quad drill at 7 30; Sat repository squad to parade at PU
Thursday,
PHday, gun .
"Battery in tunhe
Maamoe. officere mndrese.—N.R—f." Official (,\u««s of an ;*brn*ry, announced the promotion of Lieutenant K. R.V. Bhutto to be captain; CapL Sbu te to be potted and of No. 3 Battery. 2. At tho Secretary a allowed the enrolling of 50 recruita it tb* 4th Battery, young men de-ubera should apply ae early aa posai-3f at the ball any drill night. 3.
dy, Vyvyan, Stadsn. Pearco. L* Pevre, Summers, Legg, Beavit. and Wslton to be bombardier
of State for _ for the^formatloc





ffiflWfi.wirfr-j b.oiio
Officers and noo-commUaioned officers for dnty— Lieutenant Ksnvin, Sergeant Gunn, Corporal Hslson, and B. Banc*, captain commandant.
Bombardier Stader.------ —r_____
1st H.A.V. Head-quarters. March 8th, 1878.
8t. Luxa's Cricxbi Club.—The aeventh annual meeting was held at the Alexandra Hotel, on Tuesday evening, Mr O D W. Fowler pieeiding. The report showed a balance in hand of £6 15c 10d. The deb had played 21 matches, of which they had won 13, lost 7. and 1 waa drawn. Mr. R. Bencraft obtained the highest UtUng av*r*g*. and Mr. C. T. Penny the highest bowl-
■X T'Vftt PiUIB.—On mair,„■»
" ■W'CTg was given, nndsr the suspioea of Mr. \iOlfdge, in the Holy Trinity school room, in parochial branch of the Church of England pee Booisty. Avery capital programme «at "ahdete^ttiing passed offin a most satit&ctcry
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