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from the judgment, when the were the duke and duchess of winning chances have been de- Richmond, the duke and duchess cidedly against him. We have of Argyle, the earl of Egremont, watched the progress of theatri- and other noble personages, and cals here during the last thirty crowded and brilliant auditories years at least-but we have no
was the consequence-a conserecollection of any profitable quence that may be restored-it consequence to the speculator, remains with nobility to restore in any one season, without occa- it—and that it will be restored, sional auxiliary aid ; and with it, the specimens of previous dewe have sometimes known ex- servings, we have no hesitation pectation to end in disappoint- in saying, afford us the strongest ment. In Brighton, - Fashion hope. We shall close our prein every thing bears sovereign sent remarks with a few slight sway ; where fashionable pa
observations on the manner in tronage is
bestowed, success which the admirable comedy of must follow ; but it must be a The Honey-Moon was performed patronage expressed, not implied, on Friday evening. Elliston deas it may be directed towards servedly increased his celebrity, the theatre ; with the former, the as the Duke Aranza in this coimaginary inefficiency of the de- medy--but the full recollection serving corps that receives it, is of what he was in it, occasions speedily brightened in the blaze of Mr. Hamblin, who sustained the emulation which it excites, and the character in the present instance, qualified players at the game are
to suffer but little in the compano longer extravagantly censured rison. The scenes between him for holding losing cards. Patron- and Juliana were never rendered age with, or without auxiliary more effective-never made more aid, will produce every desired to speak home to the heart—he advantage - but, unfortunately, was manly and dignified, but afpatronage without it, has never fection, as the predominant feelbeen considered as deserved ing, when asperity gave a temauxiliaries, therefore, at offering porary character to him, in the opportunities, must appear, or desired object he had in view, as the only and certain point of it ought to be, was invariably apsuccess is never to be reached. parent. The audience felt inAs experience tells us, that so terested in his success, and in its much depends on patronage, and completion, every countenance that nothing can effectually be seemed to declare that he had done without it, the inference well and skilfully deserved it. includes an appeal which nobili- The Count Rolando is an essenty, we trust, will not reject, the tial feature of the piece, but is auxiliary preliminary having es- never destined to strong and fatablished the desert, and which, vourable notice in weak hands we doubt not, in all its amusing -Mr. F. Vining gave to it all the and extensive variety, is destined airy pleasantry which could make to be continued. During the it acceptable, that the text rerace week, the distinguished sup- quired, or that good discriminaporters in the drama's cause, ex- tion could mark as its own. pressed on the usual circulars, Russell's Lampedo left us nothing to regret-and the sterling hu- mora, and Volante, by Miss Philmour of Jaques, had no counter- lips, and Mrs. Vining, put in feit quality in the ring, as rat- powerful claims to merited aptled on the counter of passing probation, giving, on the whole, business, by Barnes. Of Mrs. by an “inefficient company," one Davison's Juliana, all that need of the best representations to the be said is, that she was complete- admired comedy which, either ly herself—it would be difficult in town or country, it has ever to find her equal in the part, received. The plaudits bestowbut a similar remark may almost ed, from the onset to the close, follow her, in separate distinc- were loud, reiterated, and unition, in the whole routine of her versal. histrionic personifications. Za
TOWN AND COUNTY.
MAGISTRATES AND COMMISSION- Mr. Bates alluded to the aboveERS.-We regret to observe that mentioned resolutions, and oban unfortunate difference at this served, that he understood, that time exists between our body of the beadles had been instructed local commissioners and the ma- not to attend upon the bench, as gistrates. We have been aware had been their custom and duty; of this difference for some time, and that Mr. Shuckard, the prothough, until it should shew it- prietor of the inn, had received self somewhat more publicly, we notice, that the apartment, occuconsidered it prudent to say but pied by the magistrates for publittle on the subject. The essen- lic business, after a certain petial cause of disagreement has riod, would not be rented of grown out of the regulating Act him as heretofore. Sir David of Parliament for the town, the Scott, in reply, was of opinion, magistrates contending, that it is that the beadles, being the hired inefficient to justify certain con- servants of the commissioners, victions sought of them, and the they had a local control over commissioners maintaining the them, though in the exercise of contrary, supported by the opi- that right, he could not complinion of Mr. Gurney. The for- ment them for any very sound mer, however, continuing to ad- discretion in the present instance. here to the strict letter of the In respect to the room in which act, the latter, at a special meet- the magistracy transacted busiing, passed several resolutions, ness, if hired by the commissionsome of which came under the ers, an equal control over that notice of the bench, at the regu- also, of course, rested with them. lar sitting at the Old Ship, on They may deny us access to it," Thursday; the only magistrates said sir David, « or order us out present at it were sir David after we have entered it, if the Scott, bart. and I. H. Bates, esq. room be exclusively theirs. But
as I never had the mortification power of abrogating the commisof being turned out of a room in sions of the gentlemen named, my life, and have no desire to- 'the one, Mr. Cripps, the usual wards it, prudence must dictate chairman of that bench, and for to me the necessity of not placing whose opinions he had the highmyself in a situation that is liable est respect, at their will and to such a danger. If what I have pleasure. The proposition of heard be correct, were a man- putting such a padlock to their date of removal at this instant to lips, even if it could be granted, arrive from the commissioners, I was monstrous ! nor could he, could have no choice but to obey for one moment, lend himself as it—as a magistrate, I cannot bet- favourable to the suggestion. ter shew my respect for the law Mr. Cooper said, he had merely than by yielding to its dictates, performed an unpleasant duty, however unpleasant it may be to and it was not for him, in his ofmy feelings." Mr. Cooper, the soli- ficial capacity, to dwell at all upcitor and clerk of the commis- on the feeling which had induced sioners, was now sent for, and it. Sir David acquitted Mr. Coowho confirmed the points intro- per of intentional error; bnt, reduced by Mr. Bates. The high garding a contrary procedure as constable, G. Wigney, esq. then insulting to his esteemed brother
-he believed, he said, it was magistrates, denied his exclusive a duty incumbent upon him, offi- interposition as solicited, either cially, to see that there was a in that room, or elsewhere. A suitable place provided for the refusal, in writing, sir David obadministration of justice — he, served, should be sent to the therefore, on his own responsibi- commissioners in the course of lity, offered that for the time the day. In the interim, the rebeing, to the magistrates, that solutions which had given rise to their important duties might not what had passed, as the local Act be delayed, observing, that his empowered any person, paying headboroughs were in attend- scot and lot, to inspect them, it ance, and ready and willing to was decided should be fully exaperform what should be advised mined. by the bench. A desultory con- Local CATCH AND GLEE CLUB. versation then followed, at the -As usual, Gibbon here willingly close of which the magistrates devotes' a certain portiòn of his consented to proceed to business. time to “ deeds of harmony, Mr. Cooper now presented seve- not of arms, though scarcely a ral documents of information to hand is idle, in giving force and obtain convictions for nuisances, value to the success of his efforts but, he observed, that his instruc- -"the attempt, and not the deed tions were, in bringing them for- confounds,”—with him they are ward, not to have them submit- united, and the constant effect ted either to Mr. Cripps or to “ sounds a victory.” The choMr. Bates. Sir David listened to russes and glees here continue to the communication with marked be well selected, and as well surprise. It appeared to him, he performed; the number of its said, that Mr. Cooper's employ- visitants are nightly increased. ers imagined that they had the The attendance of fashionable individuals was considerable on had been prevented by his son, at Tuesday last.
whose request the original proAll cause of complaint, against cess had been suspended—the Mr. Kramer, for upsetting their suspension, without bail, would mortar manufactory, to the south have shewed a partiality in nowise of the steyne, has been with- consistent with justice. A few drawn by the chain pier company dissatisfied expressions followed, --they are now making propo- but the bench considerately made sals, not framing accusations allowance for the lacerated feelagainst that gentleman,and should ings of the father on the occathey turn out such as he may not sion. An unseasonable remark, be disposed to reject, an expen- from a gentleman not involved sive litigation may be prevented. in the proceedings, however, calWe love peace much, but justice led forth a very strong rebuke,more, and both, we trust, will it is a salutary maxim in law, that combine in bringing to a close justice should make no distincthe existing negociation men- tion in persons, though circumtioned.
stance, it is to be regretted, at The singular dilemma in which times, will be uncontrollable, and two gentlemen found themselves, defy the keen scrutiny of the in consequence of their having most intelligent and wary actualpaid two shillings, apparently ly to discover its real character. base, to inspect the collection of A few days since, a dreadful wild beast, at the north entrance and distressing accident befel a of the town, we described in our poor man, named Morris, in the last publication, but the affair did employ of Mr. Noakes, of Wannot end quite so good humoured- nock. He had been digging ly as was then decribed. The two chalk, and not perceiving his dangentlemen appeared before the ger, a large quantity fell upon magistrates on Monday se'nnight, him, which shattered one of his to be discharged from their recog- legs, and otherwise dreadfully nizance, and they were so.
This bruised him. He was immediatedone, the father of one of them, ly attended by Mr. Rankin, surexpressed himself indignantly, geon of Eastbourne, who finding that his son and his friend, upon amputation of the fractured limb such an affair, should have been necessary, performed the operaunder the necessity of finding tion with great professional skill ; bail. The assay with the coinage, but the poor man's body was he said, ought to have been made, so dreadfully injured, that he exere bail should have been thought pired on Friday morning. of. Such a measure, he was told,
FAITHLESS SALLY BROWN.
An Old Ballad.
Young Ben he was a nice young man,
A carpenter by trade :
That was a lady's maid.
They met a press-gang crew ;
Whilst Ben he was brought to.
Enough to shock a saint,
'Twas nothing but a feint. Come, girl, said he, hold up your head,
He'll be as good as me ;
A boat-swain he will be.
And taken off her elf,
A coming to herself.
She cried, and wept outright :
And see him out of sight.
Now, young woman, said he,
Eye-water in the sea.
To sail with old Benbow;
As if she had said gee woe!
To the Tender ship you see ;
What a hard-ship that must be.