Sivut kuvina

assist. surg:

Nov. 10. Mr. J. Forbes, acting first register and Oct. 11.-Mr. W. M'N. R. Forbes admitted to first assistant to criminal judge at court of Adaw- inf., and prom. to ens. lut at Surat.

Oct. 15.-Survey Department. Lieut. C. Benbow, Mr. D. Blane, register at Sholapoor, and assis- 15th N.I., and 2d class. assist. in Deckan survey, to tant to criminal judge of Poona and Sholapoor. be Ist class assist., v. Lieut. J. Campbell proceeded Mr. J. H. Ravenshaw, acting first register at

to Europe. Lieut. R. Shortreed, 13th N.I., and a Poona.

2d class assist. in same department, to be a 1st class

assist. in room of Lieut. Foster, corps of engineers. Mr. H. Brown, second register to court of Adawlut at Ahmedabad, and to officiate as first register

Oct. 29.-Ens. W. N. Ralph, H.M.'s 2d or Queen's at that station.

Royals, to act as interp. in Hindostanee to that

regt. from 17th Oct. Territorial Department.

Nov. 3. — Assist.surg. Machell relieved from

charges of medical duties of Amherst cruizer, and Nov. 10. Mr. H. A. Harrison, acting first assis

will proceed to Mocha in the Palinurus. tant to collector in southern concan.

Lieut. Col. F. H. Pierce, regt. of artil., to be Mr. R. C. Money, acting second assistant ditto.

commissary of stores at the presidency, v. Lieut. Mr. Henry Young, acting first assistant to col

Col. Hodgson resigned. lector at Surat.

Lieut. W. Harris to act in situation of executive 30. Mr. J. Elphinston, collector of customs and engineer in Candeish during Lieut. McGillivray's town duties.

employment in surveying and superintending conDec. 15. Mr. W. John Graham, second assistant struction of dams in that province. , to collector in Candeish.

Nov. 4.-Assist.surg. Gibb relieved from his siMr. James Erskine, third assistant to collector tuation assist. to civil surg. at Surat, and to hold in Candeish,

himself available for detachment to Baroda.

Nov. 5.-Mr. J. Morrison, surg. of ship James

Sibbald, and Mr. J. Black, surg. of ship Dorothy, ECCLESIASTICAL APPOINT

appointed acting assist. surgs. so long as they may MENT.

be required.

Assist.surg. G. Davies, appointed to act as deNov. 5. The Rev. T. Carr, A.B., to act as arch

puty med. storekeeper, will act also as assist. gar. deacon of Bombay from date of departure to

surg. England of the Venerable G. Barnes, D.D.

Lieut. R. Woodhouse to act as commissary of stores at Rajcote, and to superintend erection of

public buildings at that station; date 5th Oct. MILITARY APPOINTMENTS,

Nov. 8.-1st L.C. Sen. Lieut. F. Mylne to be PROMOTIONS, &c.

capt., and Corn. A. B. W. Fitzroy to be lieut., in

suc. to Melville dec.; date 4th Nov. Bombay Castle, Sept. 17, 1824.-Lieut. S. Slight,

Nov, 24. - Mr. J. L. Cameron admitted as an employed on survey of Kattywar, placed at disposal of Com.-in-chief.

Assist.surg. Morrison to have charge of medical Sept. 19.7th N.1. Ens. G. C. Stockley to be duties of H.C.'s cruizer Amherst. lieut,, v. Glennie dec.; date 24th March.

Lieut. W. Cavaye, 21st N.I., to be assist. quart. 16th N.I. Sen. Capt. J. Snodgrass to be maj.;

mast. gen. to Cutch field force from date on which Lieut. H. L. Anthony to be capt.; and Ens. C.

Capt. A. Morse may leave that force. Hunter to be lieut., in suc. to Lamy dec.; date 24th Aug.

1st L.C. Lieut. C. J. Conyngham to be adj., V.

Mylne prom., 4th Nov. Assist.surg. Machell to have temporary charge of medical duties of H.C.'s cruizer Amherst, and

1st Europ. Regt. Lieut. J. Hobson to be quart. Sub-assist. Surgeon Dickson relieved from that

mast., v. Watts resigned, 19th Nov. charge.

Lieut. Col. John Taylor, 9th N.I., to command Sept. 20.-Col. M. Napier, H.M.'s 6th foot, to

a brigade from Poonah division under orders for command force ordered to assemble in Cutch.

field force; date 16th Nov. Sept. 21.-Capt. R. O. Meriton, 2d Europ. regt.,

Capt. M. A. Stanley, H.M.'s 20th regt., to be placed at disposal of Com.-in-chief for field service.

brigade maj., and Lieut. H. C. Teasdale, 1st Gr. Staff of Cutch Field Force. Capt. T. Leighton,

N.I., to be quart, mast. of brigade; date 16th

Nov. major of brigade, to be assist. adj. gen. ; Capt. A. Morse to be assist, quart. mast. gen. ; Capt. Falco

Lieut. V.F. Kennett, 21st N.I., to act as interp. nar, of artil., to be commissary of stores without

in Hindoostanee to cavalry brigade; date 7th Nov. prejudice to his command of foot artil. ; Capt. Nov. 28.-Messrs. J. Holmes and J. Molgomery Waite, to be sub. assist. com. gen. ; Capt. Moore,

admitted to inf., and prom. to ens. respectively. paymaster in Surat division of army, including Surg. D. Craw to be superintend. surg., v. Milne Cutch, will join the force as paymaster; and Capt. prom., and Assist.surg. Barra to be surg., v. Craw; C. Payne, already in charge of bazars in Cutch, date 21st Nov. to be bazar master.

Dec. 1.-6th N.I. Lieut. W. Keys to be capt. of Lieut. J. Swanson, 19th N.I., to act as assist. comp., and Ens. G. Graham to be lieut., v. quart. mast. gen. to Guicowar subsid. force, v. Challon dec.; dates 20th Nov. Morse.

16th N.1. Ens. C. A. Stewart to be lieut., v. Lieut. R. M. Cooke, to act as adj. to 19th regt., Whittaker, dec.; date 13th Nov. v. Swanson.

Capt. J. Hancock, 3d N.I., to command bat. of Sept. 26.-Lieut. Peat, executive engineer in pioneers, from 20th Dec., v. Challon. northern districts of Guzerat, placed at disposal of Com.-in-chief for field service.

Ens. C. Marsk, 9th N.I., to have charge of ba

zar and police with Lieut. Col. Taylor's brigade at Capt. W. Havelock, H.M.'s 4th drags., and aide- Poonah ; Lieut. E. J. Pontardent, horse artil., to de-camp to Com.-in-chief, to command a rissala of

have charge of guns, and commissary of stores deirregular horse at Poonah.

part. at ditto.; and Lieut. C. South, 20th regt., to Oct. 4.---Portuguese Militia. Mr. J. Hampton and act as adj. to left wing of that regt. ; all dated 20th Mr. J. Stevens to be lieuts. ; date 21st Sept.

Nov. Assist.surg. Scott permitted to resign situation of Dec. 2.--Capt. G. Taylor, 1st Europ. regt., placed civil surg. at Bussora.

on pension list, from sih Dec. Oct. 6.---Maj. Jackson, 6th drag. gds, and aide- Dec. 3.-Capt. T. Gordon, 4th N.I., major of de-camp to Commander-in-chief, to be military brigade in presidency div. of army, to act as milisecretary to his exc., v. Lieut. Col. T. H. Blair re- tary secretary to Maj. Gen. S. Wilson, commandsigned, to enable him to join H.M.'s 87th foot ing army in chief. under orders for field service.

Lieut. A. R. Wilson, 13th N.1., and aide-deRegt. of Artil. Sen. Lieut. Col. C. Hodgson to camp to Maj. Gen. Wilson, to officiate as maj. of be lieut. col. com., v. Bellassis dec.; Sen. Maj. R. brigade in presidency div.of anny during period of Mcintosh to be lieut. col., v. Hodgson prcm.; and Capt. Gordon's employment as mil. sec. Sen. Capt. L. C. Russell to be major, v, McIntosh J. Howison appointed to medical prom. ; date 30th Sept.

duties of lunatic asylum at Colaba, v. Barra prom.

Dec. of army:

Dec. 9.-Lleut. A. R. Wilson, 13th N.I., to be major of brigade to forces, v. Matthews dec.; date

course of illegality. We have no room to 29th Nov.

dilate upon this subject here, but we shall Capt. Foy to have temporary charge of depôt of give a copious report of this charge in our instruction at Matoongah; date 30th Nov.

next number. If the statements of the 21st N.I. Ens. G. N. Prior to be lieut., v. Carr, Chief Justice he accurate (and there apdec.; date 20th Nov. Capt. Falconar, assist. com. gen., to conduct

pears no ground to distrust them), it is a commissariat duties of presidency during Lieut.

matter which claims the inmediate notice Col. Baker's absence.

of Dec. 10. Lieut. Col. Com. Hessman, of artillery,

government. to command presidency div. of army, and Lieut. Col. M. Kennedy Surat div.

MISCELLANEOUS. Lieut. Col. Hodgson appointed to command of regt. of artil., and will take his seat at Military FAREWELL ENTERTAINMENT TO SIR Board accordingly.

C. CULVILLE AT POONA. Capt. J. W. Watson, regt. of artil., allowed to resign office of commissary of stores in Surat div. The society of the Deccan wishing to

give the above distinguished individual a Capt. J. Laurie, assist. to commissary of stores to P. D. A., app. to succeed Capt. Watson as com.

proof, on his approaching departure, of of stores to Surat div. of army.

their high estimation of his character, and his Capt. S. J. C. Falconar app. to succeed Capt. Excellency having accepted the invitation Laurie as assist. com. of stores to P. D. A.

conveyed to him to attend a grand public Dec. 12.--1st Europ. Regt. Lieut. J. Watts to be capt. of a company, v. Taylor placed on Pension

dinner, Friday the 28th of October was list.

accordingly fixed on for the entertainment, Supernum. Lieut. A. Ore to be brought on effective strength, v. Watts prom.

when nearly 200 gentlemen (from the

different stations in the province) wel3d N.I. Ens. W. A. Wroughton to be lieut., v. Marjoribanks dec., 29th Nov.

comed his Excellency to a most elegant 5th N.I. Ens. H. M. Duncan to be lieut., v. Mat- and sumptuous banquet. At

seven thews dec.

o'clock, his Excellency, conducted by

William Chaplin, Esq., Commissioner of MARINE APPOINTMENTS. the Deccan, the President, Major-Gen. Nov. 7.-Capt. T. Buchanan to be superinten

Sir Lionel Smith, K.C. B., the Vice-Predent of marine, v. Capt. Meriton proceeding to sident, and followed by the Stewards and Europe.

company, proceeded to the dinner-table, Nov. 17.--Capt. W. T. Graham to be marine storekeeper.

which groaned under a profusion of all Nov. 24.–Lieut. R. Moresby to be deputy marine

the luxuries in season. The wines were storekeeper.

of excellent quality, and cooled to perCapt. P. Maughan to be acting deputy store

fection, and nothing could surpass the keeper.

harmony and good-humour which preFURLOUGHS.

vailed, and gave a zest to the whole

entertainment. To Europe.-Sept. 19. Lieut. H. Hobson, 20th

After the usual toasts had been drank, N.I., for health.-Oct. 29. Lieut. J. K. Gloag, 2d Gr. N.I., for health.–31. Lieut. W. Wade, ist Mr. Chaplin rose, and in a strain of Europ. regt., for health.-Nov. 24. Lieut. Thuil- peculiarly graceful eloquence, proceeded liers, 2d L. C., for health.-29. Capt. T. R. C. Mantell, 48th Madras N.I., for health.-Dec. 1.

nearly as follows:Lieut. Col. T. Corcellis, commanding Surat div. “ Gentleinen, on the eve of Sir Charles of army, for health.-Maj. W. B. Spry, Madras

Colville's departure from Poona, we are estab., for health.-Assist.surg. D. Stewart, for health (from Cape of Good Hope).-10. Capt. J.

assembled for the gratifying purpose of W. Watson, artíl., for health.-Ens. C. S. Tho- testifying our respect and regard for his mas, 10th N.I., on furl.-12. Maj. S. R. Strover, and Capt. W. H. Foy, on private affairs.--14. Ens

private character, which, fortunately for T. E. Taylor, 12th N.I., for health.

us, his long residence in the Deccan, has To Cape of Good Hope.-Sept. 19. Capt. J. Elder, afforded us ample opportunities of appre1st Europ, regt., for health (eventually to Europe).

ciating ; and I think I am correct in asEast and in the West, in Egypt, Portu- honours, which his distinguished merits in gal, and Spain, especially at Badajoz ; the service of his country have already and last, though not least, at the memor- acquired for him. (loud and continued apable attack of Cambray, a gallant feat of plause.) I will now propose to you “ The arms which is mentioned by the illustrious health of Sir Charles Colville, and all Wellington, as a strong proof of highly happiness to him.” honourable exertion, (immense applause). Sir Charles Colville replied to the This, gentlemen, is a theme on which, if address of the President in nearly the I possessed eloquence sufficient to do jus- following terms :tice to it, I might dilate with great pro- “ The kind and obliging feelings which priety; but it is more within my compe- have led to this brilliant meeting, natutence, and more appropriate just now, to rally inspire the confidence that their advert to the advantages that have accrued influence will be extended to the object of to the Bombay Army, during Sir Charles such marked attention, when he attempts Colville's administration of it. From his the task, which he is conscious of being active superintendence, bis unremitted at- very unequal to, of sufficiently expressing tention to its welfare, and his constant the value of this acknowledgment of his endeavours to promote the interests and having made himself acceptable to the comfort of the soldier, of which many society, civil and military, of the bombay durable memorials will remain of him portion of the Deccan.

suming, that there never was a meeting LAW.

where more unanimity of sentiment in The charge delivered by the Chief this respect prevailed, than that which Justice of Bombay to the Grand Jury, at characterizes the present party. Never the fourth Quarter Sessions for the year indeed, was a feeling of regard and affec1825, has been published in the news- tion more widely diffused, and in the papers of that Presidency. This import- same proportion will be the extent of our ant document, which is of great length, regret on his Excellency's departure, contains a very full and circumstantial in- (Applause.) It is

not my intention, quiry into the system of proceeding on gentlemen, nor am I qualified, to enlarge the part of the Police Magistrates, both in on the subject of His Excellency's public the Court of Petty Session and when virtues. This is a wide field on which I sitting singly; and describes it as a might expatiate, but it would lead me into system of discretion, not of law. The a lengthened detail of a brilliant career of learned judge pronounces the proceedings public service, and would compel me to of the magistrates, in respect to the juris- retrace the history of actions that are al. diction they bave assumed, and the punish- ready commemorated in the annals of his ments they have inflicted, as a continued country. Actions nobly achieved in the

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I will not, long after his departure, constituting im- gentlemen, affect to say, that I was before provements, which, seconded by the sup- unconscious of the kindly feelings enterport of a liberal government (applause), tained towards me. I could not do so may be called peculiarly bis own. On the without avowing a want of gratitude for present occasion, however, gentlemen, it the unremitting attentions of a quite is more particularly my wish to allude to private nature, united to every deference · Sir C. Colville's private worth (Applause) : for my high public station, which I have to the kindness, urbanity, and considera- met with at your hands; but though pertion, which, in his intercourse with this fectly alive to all those, I did not think society, he has invariably manifested that I had any claim to such a compliment and which have endeared him to all ranks as this: proceeding not only from the and departments, of whom I may say, society of a station I have much resided without fear of contradiction, that he at, but including the families of the most - has gained the heart of every one, with- distant parts of the territory, whose conout incurring the ill-will of a single indi- venience would admit of their attending vidual. I am not addicted, gentlemen, here on this day. My intercourse with to adulation, and you will give me credit the Deccan, has now, however, been conwhen I say, that no bias of private parti- siderable. In a professional point of view, ality' (though I am proud to avow my I have found Poona a station affording attachment), influences me in the expres- occupations and pursuits congenial with sion of these sentiments. I am persuaded former habits ; while its society, being that I am merely the echo of the voice of more limited than that of the Presidency, the community, amongst whom there are and containing for most of the time a dear no dissentients (applause,) and it is this relative, whose alliance with one of your consideration which cheers and animates chief members I have just cause to be me in the unwonted task of addressing a proud and happy at, was more capable of circle, larger than I have ever before seen atoning to me for the temporary separaassembled. I am conscious that what I tion, circumstances of climate have obliged have imperfectly said, falls infinitely short me to endure from my own immediate of what you all so warmly feel ; but it is family. * At Poona, when duties elsea satisfaction to me to reflect, that my where would allow of iny residence there, omissions and defects will be supplied by I have found all I looked for on becomthe talent and eloquence of my friend, (Sir ing its inhabitant. J shall ever think with L. Smith) opposite, who, indeed, would pleasure of the time I have spent at it, and have been much more competent than I will feel the warmest wish for the continuam to fill this chair. It only remains for ance of the liberal, kind, and social feel. me, gentlemen, to offer a wish, in which ings, which I have known to pervade its you will cordially join with me, that His society. In respect to what has been so Excellency, on his return to his native flatteringly expressed by your President land, may experience all that happiness to of my military services prior to my arrival * which his many public and private virtues in this country, I will only offer my best so eminently entitle him : or, if that

thanks to him who has alluded to them, activity and vigour of mind, which is Sir and to you for the cordial acclamations Charles Colville's peculiar characteristic, with which their mention has been hailed. should again prompt him to devote him. Nor will I detain you on the subject of my self to public employment, we may assure exertions in this command. I do hope ourselves that he will continue to add much benefit will result from it, and this lustre to that fame, and to those numerous I can say, without impropriety, aided as I have been by the advice of my gallant and having now, gentlemen, as far as the friend opposite, and by a zealous and more comprehensive address of our worthy experienced staff, while always listened to President left me means, fulfilled his with an attentive ear by a government wishes, I beg to propose to you all the liberal in its general composition, but good health of, “ The Commissioner and conspicuously so as respects its chief, one the Civil Establishıment in the Deccan; too highly esteemed and respected here to may we be always seen cordially united in require any further allusion to from me. the same ranks."-(Great applause.) For the wishes for my future welfare, ex- The Commissioner returned thanks, and pressed at the conclusion of your Presi- gave

• The health of Sir Lionel Smith, dent's most friendly and eloquent address, and the Deccan Division of the army." I beg to offer mine in return for your Mr. Chaplin then proposed, in flatterhealth, honour, and prosperity, collectively ing terms, “ Archdeacon Barnes,” whose and individually.”

health was drank with great applause. The President then gave

The Commissioner afterwards proposed “ The Honourable East India Com. the health of an excellent individual, who pany."

was universally respected and esteemed, The Commissioner again rose, and said, which was most cordially received “Ma“ Connected as I am with a Sister Presi. jor Jackson, military secretary.' dency, and entertaining the warmest senti- Major Jackson rose and returned thanks, ments of respect and regard for the excel- in a short but forcible address, lent person at the head of it, I should be Mr. Chaplin then gave

6. The health of guilty of a great omission if I did not Mr. Norton, and the visitors who have hopropose to you, gentlemen, “the health of noured us with their company,” which was Sir Thomas Munro, and the Government drank with enthusiasm. of Madras."

The Advocate General (Mr. Norton), The Commissioner in proposing the in a speech of singular felicity and perspi. next Toast, said—“ As Sir Charles Col- cuity, returned thanks for the honour wbich ville has justly observed before, nothing I had been so handsomely paid him and the could express could enhance the estimate other visitors. "I feel convinced, gentlein which the beloved individual, whose men, (said he) that it is impossible to draw name I have now the honour to propose, from any one part of the Presidency, a is universally held. I shall merely, there

visitor who does not most sincerely partifore, give the health of that distinguish- cipate in the feeling which animates every ed person, which, I am sure, will be drank individual collected around this table with enthusiasm. “ The Honourable (Applause.) – For myself, I derive the Mountstuart Elphinstone, and the Bom- highest gratification in being present on Government."

such an occasion. Independent of my ad. · Sir Lionel Smith then addressed the miration of the character of Sir Charles company in his usual nervous and im. Colville, I remember many kind attentions pressive manner as follows:

I have received at his hands, and I rejoice “ Gentlemen : After Mr. Chaplin's hint in the present opportunity of gratefully to get me on my legs, I cannot avoid the acknowledging them. I am still more task, though he has not been generous to grateful, in common with all those who me, in having, by his own eloquence, so live under the government of which he has happily and justly expressed all our feel- formed a part, for those public obligations ings to our honourable guest. I could which the character of his influence in pubindeed dilate with sincere pleasure on the lic measures has conferred upon all.-(-4padvantages of Sir Charles Colville's com. plause.)- If I may be allowed to delay mand, but the spirit of military rule pro- the attention of the company a few mo. nounces that any judgment on such ques. ments longer, I should feel anxious to testions should emanate from his and our su- tify a characteristic of Sir Charles Colperiors. I shall only say, therefore, that ville's administration, of which my persoSir Charles Colville's successor may justly nal knowledge enables me to speak. I complain of him, for he has left him no- have had ample occasion to know that there thing to do in whatever concerns the im- never was an individual who held sway in mediate welfare of this gallant army. I India, who has evinced a more scrupulous would also assure his Excellency for my- regard for the just, the fair, and the constiself and every soldier here, that he is justly tutional course of proceeding, whenever beloved, and that one and all of us would the rights of persons under his more imbe happy to follow him with this feeling to mediate control have been concerned; so any quarter of the world.-(Loud Ap- that it may be confidently said, that neither plause.)-No one can have more occasion the interests nor, what was a far more safor, or more sincerity in, regretting his Es- cred consideration, the honour of any sincellency's departure than I have. I thank gle individual, has ever been sacrificed in bim for the flattering terms in which I violation of the principles of British jushave been favourably mentioned by him; tice.-(Loud applausc.) — The arrival of the




Jadies makes me fully aware that you are Mrs, Warden and the ladies who have hoanxious to be engaged in a sphere of much noured us with their company," (Loud greater attraction than even the present and continued applause ) scene, and I should not be justified in After supper dancing re-commenced wasting more of your time. I will, there. with tenfold spirit and elasticity, and confore, merely repeat, gentlemen, that the tinued until dawn, when the mornivg gun visitors and myself warmly and gratefully gave the signal of separation, thank you for being so highly distinguished by your notice."

-(Loud applause.)

A farewell entertainment was given to After the applause which followed this

Sir Charles Colville, at the Presidency, in truly British address had subsided, and the an elegant suite of tents prepared for the health of the ladies had been drank, the occasion on the explanade. Sir Charles company proceeded from the suite oftents embarked on board the Palinurus, bound where dinner was served, to the Commis

for Cossier. sioner's banquetting room, which was appropriated on this occasion to the purposes of the dance. In a recess at one extremity of this spacious saloon was placed a trans- A numerous and respectable meeting of parent escutcheon, pourtraying his Excel. the friends of Archdeacon Barnes, was lency's heraldic honours, which included held, pursuant to notice, on the 1st instag the insignia of a Knight Grand Cross of at the Chief Secretary's residence in town, the Order of the Bath, of a Knight Grand

to consider the most appropriate way Cross of the Hanoverian Guelphic Order,

in which the society of this Presidency and of a Grand Cross of the Portuguese testify their esteem for the Archdeacon on Order of the Tower and Sword. Beneath,

could his approaching departure for Enin large characters, were inscribed the gland. names of the several battles in which his Mr. Warden was unanimously called to Excellency had been engaged, the corres- the chair, who, after an eloquent address, in ponding badges of which we observed on which he pointed out the excellence of the his breast. Among them we noticed the public and private life of the Archdeacon, following: - St. Domingo, Martinique, moved that an address, expressive of the Egypt, Badajoz, Salamanca, Vittoria, regard of this society, be presented to him Nive, Nivelle, Waterloo.

at a public breakfast on the morning of The scene which now presented itself his embarkation. This motion was shortly was truly grand and imposing, but we can- but warmly seconded by Sir Ralph Rice, not describe it. About ten o'clock dancing and carried by all present with great apcommenced, when Mr. Chaplin led off plause. Mrs. Warden in a country dance, which Mr. Farish moved, seconded by Mr. was followed by a succession of quadrilles, Sparrow, that the Archdeacon be solicited waltzes, and Spanish dances, until twelve. to print a certain number of his sermons ; Supper being now announced, the com- and Colonel Leighton moved, seconded by pany proceeded to the spacious suite of Mr. Ritchie, that the Archdeacon be retenis already mentioned, and partook of a quested to sit for his portrait, in order that repast, which, for chasteness and elegance it might be placed in one of the Charity of decoration and design, has rarely been Schools. equalled, and could not be excelled.

Mr. De Vitre moved, seconded by Mr. The Commissioner then announced, as Malcolm, that a subscription be opened a toast, “ the health of Lady Colville.”. towards defraying the expenses ; and Mr. (Loud applause.)

Wedderburn, seconded by Mr. James After which Sir Lionel Smith rose, and Forbes, that the surplus be vested at intesaid, Gentlemen, as Vice-President, I am rest, for the purpose of providing a certain charged to convey the kind feelings of the number, annually, of gold and silver men ladies towards our honourable guest, and dals, to be distributed amongst the best I shall take the occasion of giving a hint scholars, and to be called Barnes's Medals. to many young friends around me. He

The subscription was by a subsequent resowbo seeks for happiness in this life, and lution nat to exceed 100 Rs, each subpasses by lovely woman in the pursuit, scriber. can only be compared to the lone wan- A Committee was then formed to prederer, searching for fruit and water in the pare the address, which was afterwards arid desart: all is disappointment.—(Rap- brought up and agreed to by the meeting. turous applause:)—Sir Charles Colville On Tuesday last, at 10 o'clock, the prinwill, I am sure, fully agree with me in this cipal part of the ladies and gentlemen of opinion; and hence he will appreciate the the Settlement, the hon the Governor

, his smiles, the gratulations, and good wishes, Excellency the Commander-in-Chief, the which I have the honour to convey to him hon, Sir Ralph Rice, and Sir Charles from our fair friends. Gentlemen, we will Chambers, &c. &c. assembled in the large drink with many thanks “ The health of room in the Chief Secretary's residence,


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