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son, one Robert Huson, who had at the next ensuing quarter ses assisted in loading the said wag- sions, for an assault on a poulgon, who swore to that particular. terer, named Crofts, who The carter of the defendant de- brought a witness to establish nied that more than four thou- the justness of his complaint. sand had been put into the wag- The witness, named Massinggon, or that the waggon could be ham, was bound over to give made to contain the number be- evidence. fore mentioned. The complain- Tilly Chart, a deserter from ant expressed an opinion differ- the marines, was brought up by ent-when defendant remarked, one of the 9th lancers, who had that if the bricks could have been taken him the evening before. all piled in the waggon, as said, The prisoner confessed the fact that four horses would not have he was turned over to the conbeen sufficient, the number em- stables, to be conveyed to the jail ployed, to have drawn them to at Lewes. Brighton. Nothing could be

William Hughes V. Thomas shewn that any had been left on Hughes.—This was

case of the road. The bench wished for assault, and the parties were farther enquiries to be made, brothers ; between whom, it apwhen complainant observed, that peared, some little animosity had defendant was to use his own existed for a length of time. The discretion upon that matter-he, disgrace of such an assault, was the complainant, should sue him pointed out by the bench, and for the full amount of the loss he both parties were held in a recoghad sustained -and if he, the de- nizance of £20, to keep the peace fendant, chose to let his carter towards each other and the pubescape without prosecution, it lic, for the space of a year. would in no wise alter his, the Here, an elderly man, 'named complainant's claim, nor bias the Smith, addressed the bench, preresult. The defendant preferred ferring a complaint against the no charge against the carter, and above Thomas Hughes,

for sùfferthe case was dismissed.

ing his horse, in repeated instan

ces, to trespass on complainant's MONDAY, MAY 27.

grounds. The animal was stated Magistrates—T. R. Kemp, I. as mangy, and not worth 6d. H. Bates, and J. Diggens, Esqrs. therefore to pound him was but of

Richard Pollard, upon a charge little use, though that had been of felony, underwent an exami- done, but his master refused to nation, but, for the want of evi- redeem him, by paying a fine of dence, was eventually discharged 55. The object of the application upon his own recognizance, to was, to know what was to be appear again when called for. done with the horse—the selling

W. Howell, on the complaint him, to pay expences, was out of of his wife, was adjudged to find the question, as no

one would sureties of the peace; in default buy him, and to let him loose, as of which he was committed to his master would not supply him Bridewell.

with sustenance, but leave him John Snelling was held in a to forage for himself, was but to recognizance of £20, to appear incur a repetition of the trespass.

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Here Hughes observed, that property of Mę. Cordy, of NorthSmith might shoot the horse if street, in this town. he pleased, the bench, therefore, W. Cornwell, on the complaint advised the latter to send the of P. Mighell, Esq. was fined 58. animal to the huntsman, as food for drunkenness; and, after begfor the dogs, and so pay himself ging complainant's pardon for for the expences incurred. Smith assaulting behaviour, was disreplied, that he would so, send charged. the horse, as a present, as he Friend Gunn, a brick-maker, should be glad to get rid of him for an assault and battery on upon almost

any terms. Defend- Martha Gunn, his brother's wife, ant expressed no objection, and was held in a recognizance of the matter was dismissed. £10, to keep the peace towards

The overseers' accounts, at complainant, and all of his mathis sitting, were examined, ap- jesty's subjects, for one year. proved, and passed.

Robinson v. Whiting. The de

fendant was convicted of a nuiTHURSDAY, MAY 30.

sance, in having left a cart, loadMagistrates—T. R. Kemp, I. ed with sand, fronting complainH. Bates, and J. Diggens, Esqrs. ant's house, in Artillery-place,

The beadle, W. Catling, ap- contrary to the Local act; but as peared against W. Gunn, for dis- the enforcement of the fine, 20$. orderly and threatening conduct, rested with the body of Commisin a state of ebriety, the night sioners, the final proceeding on before. The constable was made the case was turned over to them. the prosecutor, and the prisoner An assault, as growing out of the held in a recognizance of £20, transaction, was attempted to be with a surety in £10, to meet the established, but which could not consequence of his behaviour at be proved to the satisfaction of the quarter sessions,

the bench. On account of the George Smith, ten years of latter, complainant generously age, but, though a juvenile offen- offered to pay the fine incurred der, of some notoriety, was fully to the commissioners himself, committed for trial, on a charge but which proposal defendant reof stealing ten wine bottles, the jected.

The catch and glee club, at the was numerous, and all were graGolden Cross Inn, continue their tified. meetings weekly (Tuesday even- Refuge caves are formed and ings), and purpose doing so forming, about the tall cliffs near throughout the year. At the last Beachy-head, in cases of wrecks, meeting, though several of the for seamen in their distress to åmateur performers were absent, have recourse to. These caves « The Red Cross Knight," are contrived by excavating the “ Here in Cool Grot," and some rock, above the reach of the tide, of the best compositions of Shield, with steps, similarly effected, to were sung in excellent style by approach them. Had this thoughtMessrs. Donaldson, Simes, Newn- ful measure been carried into exham, Pocock, &c. The company ecution years ago, it is impossible to say how many valuable lives, when they knocked him dowÀ, ere this, might have been preserv- and, whilst one knelt on his ed by it.

breast, the other beat him, and Asparagus, this year, is unusu- then left him senseless on the ally plentiful - not unusually ground. We are sorry to add, cheap—the venders seem regu- that these fellows escaped. lated by the Hudibrastic oracle Wednesday se'nnight, a NewWhy what's the worth of any thing haven pilot, James Lee, was But just as much as it will bring !" seized with an apoplexy, while

The petition of this town at sea, unaccompanied, in his against Mr. Canning's bill, to boat, about five miles from land. remove the disabilities from Ca- When discovered by the crew of tholie peers, was presented by a collier, his head was hanging the Earl of Egremont, to the over the gunnel, but life had not House of Lords, on Friday se'n deserted him. No time was fost night.

in conveying him home, where A short time since, as Mr. he expired a few hours after his Pride, plaisterer, was returning arrival. He has left a widow and from Patcham, in a hired ba- two children. rouche, the shafts, owing to some In the neighbourhood of Salisneglect, came off. The horse bury, we hear, where they sow immediately took fright, and be- early, wheat has been out in ear came unmanageable, and being for better than a fortnight. still attached by the traces to the There is at present a clergyman carriage, he dragged it up the residing in Lincolnshire, whose side of a bank, where it over- servant was lately executed for turned. Having disengaged him- robbing him, attended with cirself from the traces, he ran off at cumstances of a very aggravated fall speed, as far as Withyham, nature. The man was born in where he was stopped without the clergyman's house, was chrisdoing further mischief. The tened by him, married by him, driver escaped unhurt, as did hung for robbing him, conveyed another person, who was on the back to the village and buried by bók; but Mr. Pride was thrown him. out with such violence upon the Lord Bacon says

" à certain ground, as to dislocate his shoul- Englishman, who used to be exder and break two of his ribs. cessively sick at sea, had his usual

A few evenings since, a lady, nauseas prevented by wearing a residing on the Level, who had bag of saffron at the region of his been several times disturbed in stomach.” The transcriber of the night by some ill-disposed the above passage (says a morpersons knocking violently at ning paper) once travelled with her door, desired one of the à gentleman in the west, who watchmen to prevent a recur

said that he had more than once rence of the nuisance. The man, used saffron in this way, for the accordingly, laid wait for the of- prevention of sea sickness, with fenders, and, shortly afterwards, complete success. seeing two men rap at the door, An extract of a letter from he immediately accosted them on Uckfield says “ On Friday last, the impropriety of their conduct, the 17th instant, this town and neighbourhood were visited by dated the neighbouring meaone of the most tremendous dows, and laid the road at Uckthunder and hail storms in the field bridge under water, a very memory of the oldest inhabitant. unusual circumstance even afIt reminded me more foreibly of ter heavy and conti aed ins a West Indian tornado than any in the depth of winter. After thing I ever before witnessed in this scene had continued for Europe. Soon after three o'clock nearly two hours, the evening in the afternoon, the air became cleared up, and a refreshing coolexcessively close and sultry; we ness pervaded the atmosphere. respired with great difficulty, and Like most heavy thunder storms, the presence of a sulphureous this was merely local ; the sphere vapour was easily perceptible. of its action not embracing a A few drops of rain fell ; and the greater extent than about six wind veered to all points of the square miles —At Ploshet Park, compass in the course of a few in the direction of Lewes, and at minutes. At length, remaining Hodlow Down, and Nutley, in steady at about W.N. W. a huge the opposite direction, not a drop and lowering mass of clouds was of rain fell during the whole seen approaching in sullen majes- day." ty, as if destined to burst over As one of the Coast Blockade our devoted heads; the wind was attempting to go up a narceased ; an awful stillness suc- row path in the Holywell cliff, ceeded, and a still more awful leading to Beachy-head, he fell gloom enveloped us. In a few over into one of the chalk-pits, moments the war of elements be- and was killed on the spot. Vergan; and it seemed as if the dict-Accidental Death. “ wreck of matter, and the crush The “ Swift” steam packet, to of worlds” were about to follow. and from Dieppe, the Isle of The flashes of lightning were ex- Wight, and Southampton, at cessively vivid, and followed each weekly stated periods, has comother in rapid succession. The menced her routine of operations, thunder rolled in awful majesty and with flattering success. as if it would “ strike flat the The Earl of Egremont inthick rotundity of the world ;” spected our new race-course last and, by its bursting upon the ear week, and his Lordship expressed almost at the same instant that himself in terms of approbation the flash met the eye, excited upon its condition and appearfearful apprehensions of danger- ance. The annual sports will ous consequences. The rain fell commence on the 29th inst. in torrents, mingled with hail- A poor fellow, named Jones, stones of an unusual sixe. It seem- while digging for flints ed as if the very “cataracts and Blackrock, on Saturday morning, hurricanoes did spout to drench was buried in a fall of the overour steeples.” A raging flood hanging cliff, and instantaneously poured along our streets, and, crushed to death. Another perlike the irresistible rush of a son escaped with a few slight mountain torrent, bore away all hurts. before it. The meandering Ouse TO THE HOP GROWERS.

The overflowed its banks, aud inun- present distress of the hop grow

near

ers in this county, can but be a hops, from the speculators' pocksubject of common regret. Their ets, into their own"-it will propetition to Parliament has been tect them even from the possibiread with great interest; but, lity of losses in the market, and should the prayer of it be grant- with this most consolitory feeling ed to its fullest extent, we fear it too, that the public consumers, would not produce the actual re- at the same time, and from the lief needed-it would meliorate same cause, will reap an advanexisting grievances, not entirely tage almost equal to themselves. remove them. It gave us much It is not in theory that the benesatisfaction, therefore, to peruse fits to be derived are merely a small pamphlet, recently pub- supposed to exist—they have lished, by Mr. John Vallance, on been practically established, and the subject of hops, involving a by means neither difficult nor exnew and certain mode, not only pensive ; and the time, we have of preserving, but of improving no hesitation in saying, cannot be the article by keep, with other distant for their universal adopmatters relative thereto, of the tion. The recent publication of highest importance to be known. the pamphlet supersedes the neTo the hop growers, generally, cessity of our having recourse to then, we recommend a perusal of extracts from it—it can easily be the pamphlet alluded to—it will referred to ; and, with no other place within their reach what it object in view than the general is impossible for Parliament to advantage, we, once more, regrant-effectual and permanent commend it, in particular, to relief: it will “ turn the immense the careful perusal of the hop profits occasionally made growers

on

POETRY.

LOVE'S BELLMAN.

I've lost my heart, I do not jest

(Says Cloe), I declare it;
'T was safely lodg'd within my heast

But yester morn, I'd swear it!
Dear Cupid, since, without an eye,

You seek in vain to spy it,
To love's high market-place pray bie,

And thus as bellman cry it;
O yes! O yes ! just stolen or stray'd

A heart that's not a stout one,
Warm from the bosom of a maid,

Who cannot do without one!
The youth who brings a truer back

Than that which Cloe misses,
For recompence shall never lack

Love's sweet reward, in-kisses !

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