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BRIGHTON.

COURT AND FASHIONABLE GLEANER.

The duke of York closed his and sir Richard Borough; on sojourn here, and left the palace, Thursday, the royal duke dined for the Horse Guards, early yes- with the marchioness of Lansterday.

down, at Worthing; on Friday, Yesterday week and fortnight, his royal highness entertained the commander-in-chief attended lord Alvanley, sir Richard Bodivine service at the cavalry bar- rough, and sir Thomas Stepney, racks, with the seventh fusiliers, at the palace, and took his fareand third dragoons.

well dinner there, with a small This day fortnight, his royal party, on Saturday. highness, as the patron of the The duke of York was someinstitution, presided at the an- what indisposed at the beginnual meeting of the “ United ning of the last week ; sir M. J. Fishermen,” which was nume- Tierney waited on him several rously attended, and the funds successive days ; his royal highdeclared as in a flourishing con- ness's indisposition presently disdition. After the meeting, the appeared. He was never in betlord lieutenant of the county, ter apparent health, than when lord Alvanley, and Mr. Wynd- we had to regret his departure ham, had the honour of dining yesterday. with the royal duke. Lord Al- The duke of York often minvanley, sir Matthew Tierney, gled with the votaries of fashion bart. and sir Thomas Stepney, on the Steyne, last week—that bart. dined with the commander- is, the brick pavements of it, all in-chief, the day after; lords classes of royalty, nobility, and Stowell and Alvanley, and count gentry, having been ploughed Lieven, on Wednesday; lord Al- out of the promenades they forvanley, Mr. Grant, and the merly enjoyed upon its then verspeaker of the House of Com- dant surface and Heaven only mons, Mr. Manners Sutton, and knows when their wonted privithe earl of Blessington, on leges are to be restored. Thursday; sir Richard Borough, When the king returns to this Mr. Bromell, and lord Alvanley, place, yet remains uncertain. on Friday; count Lieven, and The palace, however, has been lord Alvanley, on Saturday; lord put in such order for occupancy, Alvanley, lord Robert Manners, that it may be got ready, within and sir Edward Blackeney, on a very short time after the earliSunday. This day week, his est notice. royal highness dined with sir The marchioness Cornwallis, Richard Borough, in Regency- and two daughters, lady Ramsay, square; on Tuesday, lord Alvan- and sir John Gifford, are among ley, &c. again partook of the the last arrivals at the royal hospitalities of his table; on York hotel. Wednesday, sir Thomas Stepney The Russian ambassador, lady, and sons, are in the departure sion on the West-cliff, has been list, but are expected shortly to engaged for her. return to the York hotel.

As the legitimate offspring of The marquis of Salisbury dined fashion, subscription balls, under at the York hotel on Friday, but the superintendence of the M. C. returned to Worthing in the we hear, are about to commence evening.

at the Old Ship. The only regret Among the most recent at- is, that they have not commenrivals at the Old Ship tavern, are ced before. lady Blandford, lady Briscoe, Our libraries, Tuppen's, Lulady Gresley, lady Biggett, col. combe's, Donaldson's, Loder's, and Mrs. Pocock, &c. &c. and Wright's, are daily and

Mrs. Coutts intends being nightly filled with elegant visithere shortly. Mr. Elliott's man- ants.

TOWN AND COUNTY.

MAGISTRATES AND COMMISSION- A. Donovan, esqs. Richard MorERS.Much interest was excited ley, deposed, that he had deliveron Thursday fortnight in a ques- ed a message from sir David tion that came on to be argued, Scott, to the beadle, Mills, at between the magistrates and the the door of the Old Ship Tavern, local commissioners - it arose on Monday evening, requiring from the refusal of the beadle, his personal attendance to assist Mills, to attend, when sent for, in quelling a disturbance then to assist in quelling a riotous pro- raging on the Level; that Mr. ceeding, by sit David Scott. W. R. Mott had come up, at the The beadle, who received his ap- time, and forbade a compliance pointment from the commission- with the requisition by the said ers, said, he had been compelled beadle; and that on his, the deto the refusal, by the direction ponent, remonstrating with Mr. of the commissioners, as express- W. R. Mott, he had been meed to him by Mr. W. R. Mott. naced with punishment. The The beadle had been cited to ap- beadle deposed, that he had been pear to shew cause, why a fine solely prevented from obeying of forty shillings, should not be the summons of sir David Scott, adjudged against him, for neglect by the peremptory order which of duty. The commissioners' Mr. W. Ř. Mott had expressed to clerk and solicitot's (Messrs. him. The beadle said he had Attree, & Cooper,) were present been regularly sworn before a ih support of the beadle, several magistrate, to perform the variof the commissioners also, and ous duties of his office to the best the bench included the following of his skill and ability. Mr. W. magistrates, J. M. Cripps, esq. R. Mott denied any intent to give chairman, sir D. Scott, bart. personal offence in what had ocJ. H. Bates, T. R. Kemp, and curred the message had been delivered to the beadle by a indietment, for the part he had stranger- he did not bring it in taken, in inducing him to neglect writing it might have been a his duty, against Mr. W. R. hoax-he was the reverse of Mott. Mr. M. professed himself supposing, on the part of the ready to meet the consequence commissioners, that he had acted of the decision of the bench, in improperly. The commissioners' the proper court. The magisclerk, Mr. T. Attree, decidedly trates collectively were in coinregarded the beadles as the ser- cidence with Mr. Donovan, Mr. 'vants of the commissioners, and Cripps alluded to the unjustifiaso being at their disposal-but ble conduct of the commissionhe deprecated disputes between ers, in passing resolutions which the magistracy and the commis- had a tendency to bring the masioners. Mr. Donovan charac- gistracy into contempt, and parterized what had occurred, as a ticularly that which went to dismost outrageous insult to the able himself, and Mr. Bates, to gentlemen in the commission-- act in their official capacity—the the impression which it had made court of King's Bench should be on his mind, he said, had induced applied to, if the conduct of a him to travel from Framfield magistrate were disapproved to be present at the investigation. there redress, if established as A beadle was a conservator of the necessary, would follow-a conpeace, and under the direct con- trary procedure was prepostroul of the magistrates, no terous, and magistrates had it matter by whom appointed. Con- in their power to retaliate with stables were not appointed by much severity. Sir David Scott, the magistrates, but by lords to prove its extraordinary chaof manors at Court Leets, and racter, cited one of the reyet who would deny that magis- solutions alluded to, but it trates had an entire control was said, he had not cited it over them! The present ques correctly, which occasioned it tion was one whieh equally con- to be read from the commiscerned every gentleman in the sioners' book, and sir David was commission in the country-it found to be accurate even to the was neither confined to Brighton placing of the words--it ran thus : nor Sussex if the Law were to be - That the beadles be called in, changed, at the will of any local and direeted not to attend upon body of persons, or, if not chang- J. H: Bates, and J. M. Cripps, ed, that insults were to be direct- esqrs. as justices of the peace ed with impunity at the impartial por to attend the meetings of the administrators of it, the time had bench of magistrates, but as arrived for gentlemen to resign directed by the clerk of the comtheir commissions, and he had no missioners," Mr. Mott added, doubt that such would follow in that, in conformity with the reall parts of the kingdom, if the solution cited, when the mesremedy were not applied. He sage had arrived from sir David should, therefore, mark his dis- Scott, on the Monday evening, he approbation of what had oecur- bad advised an application to the red, by voting for the full penal-' clerk, for instructions upon the ty against the beadle, and an subject, but which advice had not been attended to. The unplea- Fishermen, yesterday se'nnight, sant situation in which the bea- and of which his royal highness dle had been, and was placed, was pleased to accept. The fish called forth frequent remarks- weighed upwards of sixty pounds. if he 'obeyed the commissioners, Part of it was afterwards directhe was liable to a fine ; and if, ed by the duke, to be sent to the in preference, he obeyed the ma- Russian ambassador, at the Royal gistrates, his situation, as beadle, York Hotel. would be lost. He was a poor man,

Local CATCH AND GLEE CLUB. and the latter might involve his -This society had a numerous ruin. Much more was said, but the attendance on Tuesday, with the bench continued undivided in veteran Incledon, in the chair. opinion—and the result was, that when we observe, that the chothe beadle was amerced in the rus in Macbeth, beginning – full penalty of forty shillings, “Speak, sister, speak," was pergrounded upon the first sec. of formed with skill and the most the thirty-third of George III. ; pleasing effect, the quality of the hut, upon the condition, that the general entertainment needs no said conviction should be appeal- peculiar explanation. Incledon ed against, at the ensuing quar- joined in several harmonies with ter sessions, the indictment almost his former powers and against Mr. Mott, it was agreed, excellence the latter induced a should be suspended.

gentleman loudly to observe, Charles Smith and John that he could compare him to Brown, two well-looking Lon- nothing so aptly, as an old and don lads, one from Drury-lane, valuable cremona, that had the other from Wapping, neither been hung up in the dust and appearing more than eighteen, neglected, but which being again have been committed to the goal, taken into use, and its peculiar at Lewes, for trial at the Decem- tones extracted, all other fiddles ber assizes, charged with rob- could but be heard and regarded bing Mr. Bates, chemist, of this as of minor worth and consetown, of a gold watch, chain, and quence. Gibbon never sung betseals.

ter, nor afforded more satisfacGoldsmith, the landlord of the tion,

than on

this occasion. public-house, at Coppersgap, has “ Will Watch," by an amateur, been fined ten pounds, for having Newnham, was made to deserve had his house open, during di- very favourable notice, and a vine service, on a Sunday. visitant, Mr. Flint, complied with

The above convictions took a request, in the introduction of place at our local bench, this a rural ballad, which, for method day se'nnight.On Thursday, and feeling, was umong the most John Pigger, charged with rob- agreeable offerings of the night. bing the shop of Mrs. Paine, in In Scottish melodies Mr. DonaldNorth-street, of two umbrellas, son excels he was heard, with was fully committed for trial. loud and expressed approbation,

A beautiful, not to say a large, in the present instance. sturgeon, was sent to the duke save the King," as usual, conof York, by the society of United cluded the divertissement,

God

POETRY.

BY LORD BYRON.

And wilt thou weep when I am low?

Sweet lady, speak those words again! Yet, if they grieve thee, say not so-

I would not give thy bosom pain. My heart is sad—my hopes are gone

My blood runs coldly through my breast; And when I perish, thou alone

Wilt sigh above my place of rest. And yet, methinks, a beam of peace

Doth through my cloud of anguish shine ; And for a while my sorrows cease

To know that heart hath felt for mine ! O lady! blessed be that tear,

It falls for one who cannot weep : Such precious drops are doubly dear

To those whose eyes no tears may steep. Sweet lady! once this heart was warm

With every feeling soft as thine ;
But beauty's self hath ceas'd to charm

A wretch, created to repine.
Then wilt thou weep when I am low?

Sweet lady, speak those words again !
Yet, if they grieve thee, say not som

I would not give thy bosom pain !

THE FAIR DEFENDED.

Cur nostræ Ætatis mulieres vix vestiantur.

Unstain'd by vice, the lovely Eve,

Nor clothes nor vesture wore ;
'Twas sin first whisper'd her to weave

Th' accusing robes she bore.
Hence do our fair, who virtue love,

This badge of sin detest :
Their purity they boldly prove,

By going-quite undress'd!

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