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lirciy consumed, together with al- clothes catching fire, that she died most every article of value in the in the course of three hours after. premises.
.. MAY. : (s] Murderer executed. Ann  Humanity and Intrepidity:-Arnold was capitally.convicted of Last week a.child fell into the the wilful murder of her bastard Clyde, above Stone-byres linn, and chuld, a boy between four and five although many pes ple were preyears old. She was executed on sent, iicne ventured to lend assistFriday last, and her body delivered ance except a French Surgeon, to the surgeons to be d'esected who leapt into the river and its and anatomized.
cued the chili just as it was about is] Another murderer executed to be carried by the torient over This morning Sarah Fletcher, for the precipice. the murder of her new-born infant  Accidert by folding up a at Wandsworth was, pursuant to bed.-Last week a ehill that was her sentence, executed on a tem. lying in a house in the neighbourporary scaffold, upon ihe top of ihe hood of Minyhive, wis suffocated rew prison, Horsemonger lare, and in consequence of a person folding der body, after having been susup the bed, not knowing the child pended the usual time, was cut was in it. . down and delivered over for d.ssic  Accident from wild beasts. sor.
At Sleaford fair on Monday, a fire 13] Caution to Farriers.-A girl about 12 years of age, while few days ago, as Mr Pearcy of witnessing an exhibition of will Sheffield Park, blacksmith, was beasts, having incautior:sly rentur. biceing an ass which was affected ed too near the cage in which a with the glanders, some of the licn was confined, i he ferocious moisture having got into a green animal suddenly darted his paw wound in his hand, occasioned his through the wires of his prison, death three days afterwards. and fixing his talons in her skull
 Inquisition abolished - lacerated her in a most stockCadiz, March 28. The c!ergy ing manner. have at length read in their church- [S] Murderer executed.-On øs the decree for the abolition of Friday se'eunight, at 12 o'clock, the Inqu'sition.
Edith Morrey was delivered by  A noble act of charity.- Mr Hudson, constable of "he Castle Last weck Mr Thomson of the of Chester, into the hands of Me:s, bank of Scotland's office, Aber. Thomas and Bennet the city sher. deen, received a leitor dated travol. riffs, for execution, She was very ler's-rcom, Ronald's tavern, inc!os. much convu'sed for four minutes, ing L.Il. Is. is a contribution from when her pangs ceased. After the gentlemen who occasionally hanging the usual time, her body occupy that room, for the families was deliveret to the surgcons for of the sufferers on board the Oscar. dissection, and was open to public
 Efects of intoxication.- irspection during all Saturday On Sunday between three and four  Accident by fire.-Died at o'clock, a woman in a state of in- Eienham, Mrs Goodwir, far adtoxication, while sitting by the fire vanced in years. Her death was in her house in Blackfriar's-wynd, occaz'oned by her clothes taking was so dreadfully scorched by her fire on the Tuesday preceding,
from 'a spark flying from the fire about five years of age, was sent into her handkerchiet.
by his nurse to a well for a cup full  Honesty.-The L.100 note of water, when he unfortunately of the British Linen Company, slipt into it and was drowned. which was dropped upon the High  Benevolence.- The bene. street, Edinburgh, by a gentlenian vulerit Mr Webb, who commenced. on Thursday morning, was found his charitable caieer at Norwich by Mrs DAVIDSON, wife of John some time ago, lately distributed Davidson, Tailor, Advosate-close, 1250i. in Sarewsbury, 670'. of who much to her cedit, ordered which is appsopriated to the apthe same to be cried through the prenticing of friendless and orphan city, in consequence of which it children. It is said that Mr Webb's was restored to the owner, who income amounts to 12,000!. of rewarded her liberaliy.
which he annually disperses  A child falls into a boiler. 10,00ol. in charities. On Saturday last, a child of about. Fire-mby a candle under a seven years of age fell into a copper bed. Pues lay, a fire broke out in boiler for dying hats, in Dumfries, the second story of a swelling, and after languishing for about house, occupied by Mrs Adams, in two hours, expired in the greatest Angel-court, Strand. The acciagony.
dent was occasioned by a boy  Effects of Gambling.--The whilst holding a lighied candle unnephew of a great law-lord, was der the bedstead to look for a piece executed at Lisbon, on the 7th --Hle of money which he had dropped. had involved himself by gambling, (28) Fatal inebriety.-On Tuese and being detected in the act of day evening a servant of Mr robbing the house of his English Bray of Diss Common, returning friend, by a Portuguese servant, he from Ipswich with the care of a shot him to prevent discovery. loaded waggon, inprudently got After execution his head was se- niuch intoxicated, and in conse- , bered from his body, and fixed on quence thereof, forgot the neces. a pole opposite the house in which sary precaution of clogging the the murder and robbery were con- wheels when coming down a steep mitted.
part of the road whereby he lost 1.  Boat upsetting.-Sunday the command of the horses, in tryafternoon, a peter-boat, belonging ing to rega n which, his foot slipto Moore, a fisherman, in which ped, and falling under the wheels were ten persons, going down the his head was literaliy crushed to river, was upset at Woolwich, piscce. through the unskilfulness of the (30) Humane exertions of a party in managing the sail.
Pan of colour.-Saturday after. JUNE.
: naun, a young man a baker from  Fatal gainbling -Mr Pro- the country, was drowned while grave, brother to Sir G. Brograve, bathing in the Clyde at Peat Bog having lost a considerable sum at Glasgow; by the spirited exertions the last Newmarket meeting, and of a man of colour, he was got out above 10,100 more at the Epsom in about 10 minutes, and the usual races, shot himself yesterday. means for restoring animation per
 A child falls into a well.. severed in a considerable time On Tuesday a boy at Hamilton without effoct. The body of the
unfortunate youth was afterwards  Boy run over in the street. opened, when it was found he hed A boy was run over in Pall-Mali burst a blood vessel.
bv a geuleman's carriage. The JULY
fore-wheel went over his chest, and (3) Boy fails from a precipice, he was removed to the hospital On Thursday a fine boy, who had where he died. gore too near the edge of the pre-  Men ftruck down by cipice of Salisbury Craig, Edin- lightning nigh iron.--On Sunday burgh, nearly opposite the Abbey, the 27th uli, during a dreadfu! fell down and was killed on the storm of thunder and lightning spct.
four men, in the parish of Crathy,  Murderer convicted.-An standing near a house where some inquisition was held in Spitalfieles bars of ion had been set up 2. on Wednesday, on the body of gairst the wall, were all struck Mary Relph, (before J.W. Unwin, down by the lightning. Esq. Coronar for Middlesex); when  A boy drowned.-On Sunthe jury, after a patient investiga. day se'enight, a boy about three tion of several hours, returned a years of age, having gone from his verdict of wilful murder against parents at Porto Bello, fell into "Richard Reich, her husband, for the water a little below the bridge strangling the deceased with his and was unfortunately drowned. own hands, on the night of Sunday  Murderersexecuted.-On last.
Wednesday last John M'Donald, 17] A bull turus on its tormen painter, and James Williamson tor-On Monday in Albion-street Black, slater, who were convicted Glasgow, a bull' which had been before the High Court of Justiciary cruelly torn by dogs, turned upon of the murder and robbery of Mr one of the persons concerned in Muirhead, near Coltbridge, were the torture, and gored him so executed upon the spot where dreadfully that his life is despaired the murder was committed. * of.
 A friend in need.--Thurs  Accident from a teo-pot- day last, the goods of a cottager, On Tuesday morning last, a little who lives on the borders of Norgirl, daughter of a labouring man wood, and has a wife with eight in Marypor:, took a draught from small children, were seized on for the spout of a tea-pot of boiling rent; and whilst the woman was water, which occasioned death. imploring the mercy of the officer,
 Fourteen persons saved by a gentleman came riding along, the Humane Society of Glasgow.. and perceiving her distress, esDuring the last year, fourteen per- quired into the cause, and imsons were rescued from a watery mediately discharged the demand, grave, by the exertions of the Hu- by giving an order for the pay. mane Society of Glasgow, for ment of the money, at a banker's, which suitable rewards were given in Lombard-street. The sum a. to the persons by whose means mounted to 15l. 1os. 4d. they were taken out of the river;  Tree struck by lightning. and there were only two unsucces. During one of the late thun:ler ful cases, in which, from the infor- storms a large ash tree at Borochmation being too late, the assist- an, Renfrewshire, was struck by ance which was given was conse- lightning, the bark torn off and quently of no avail.
the tree spilt to the ground.
 Death by excessive drink- hurt, that he died shortly after he ng.- A few days ago a diserter was carried to the Royal Infirmary.
rom ihe 21st regiment was appre-  Intoxication,--On Wednesmended and ludged in Hamilton jail, dayafternoon, a maimed soldier beand on Wednesday he died in pri- ing intoxicated jumped into the son in consequence of excessive Giyde at Glasgow and crowned Elrinking.
himself--his body was soon after -  Rage and Intoxication. --- found, but all attempts to restore On Monday night, or carly on animation proveu ineffectual. He Tuesday morning, some altercation has leit a wife and three children. having arisen betwixt Sergt. An .  Playing with a chaisedrew Cullin, or Cullins, of the 21st On Sunday se'ennight as some regiment now lying at Fort George, children were at play about a and his wife, he seized a chisel chaise standing in Shakespeare's with which he stabbed her in dif- square, Dumfries, one of thein unferent parts of the body and there- luckily removed a stone which was by occasioned her death: he after- fixed behind one of the wheels, ward inflicted several wounds on when the vehicle was hurrieci himself, from which he is not ex- down the declivity, and passing opected to recover. Cullins it is ver a boy, broke his arm and thigh said had been more or less intoxi- in a shocking manner. cated for several days, and in this . (4) Aceident by the kick of a phrenzied state committed these horse. - An unfortunate accident aseadful acts from which the mind happened on monday last to a man Yevelts with horror.
of the name of Welsh, servant to AUGUST.
Mr Gordon of loriory, in the par..  Swinging on a cart_-On ish of Kirkbean. He had been Thursday, in Ponton-street, Foun- ploughing, and one of the horses tain-bridge, the tram of a cart upon becoming rather restive from the wliich some children were swing- flies and beat of the day entangled Sing, fell upon the head of a fine his legs in the reins, and the seryoung boy, and instantly crushed vant going rourd to relieve them him to death.
. received a kick from the horse on (4) Robbing Children.—Yester- the belly, which so injured the in. day a woman was charged at Mal- testines as to occasion his death. borough-street-office with robbing ó] Accident by fire damp and and stripping children. To one Saturday se'enight, a dreadful accichild carrying an unfinished frock dent happened at Collingwoodto school, she gave a halfpenny to main colliery, near North-Shields, buy fruit-took the frock under by an explosion of a fire damp; the pretence of keeping it for her eight of the men were killed, and till her return, and absconded with two severely burnt. it as soon as the child was gone  A child falls into a wellfor the fruit. Another child she Friday se’ennight, a child of Me decoyed into a by-place and strip R. Knight's of Creech St. Michael, ped her nearly naked.
near Taunton, abont 19 months (4) A fall from a tree -On old, having walked to a neighboui's Sunday night, a boy fell from a house, ugperceived, was at length tree in the Green, Glasgow, and missed, and was found in the well received a severe contusion in the which was 18 feet deep from the head, and was otherwise so much top to the surface of the water.
6) Child stripping. An elder. a building in the Castle-yard for ly iniserable looking woman, was dissection. charged with having stolien an  Murderer executed.--ADunfinished, frock fron a child on tone Tardit, the French prisjakt Lisson Greeo, Paddington, and who was condemned at Winchester with stripping another child near Assizes, was on Monday se'enrigot the same spo.
executed at Porchester, pursoint to (9) Murderer convicted. At his sentence. the assizes at Chelmsford, August (20) Accident by a bite of 4 6th, William Cornewall, a horse horse. -Last week, in the parish keeper, was convicted of the mur- of Methluck, a man driving a curt, der of Mrs Stevens, at Woodford, heavily loaded with wood, wheu on the sth June, and sentenced to at the top of a rising ground, un death.
yoked the horse for the purpose of  Fire arms. Last week at of allowing him some rest, when Wainfiret All Saints, a boy took the animal seized the driver with up a gun which happened to be his teeth, and nearly laid open one loaded, and sportively presenting side of his hcad, by which the use it at his grandmother, shot her in. fortunate man was thrown to the stantly dead.
ground, and immediately trarspled  Dreadful accident.Tues. to death. day morning, the vedermined (23] Excessive passion --Late* works of a colliery at Bradley, ly in a post cbaise, Capt. O Bryne, Staffordshire, fell in, and compete- his death was occasioned by the ly buried seven men anii tiree boys. burs:ing of a blood vessel in exces
 Suspended, animation re. of rage with a postilion who offend. stored. Tuesday morning, about 9 ed hi.n by slow driving o'clock, a young man, a caulker,  Murderer executed. at-work on the side of a ship, at Nicolson, the murderer of Mr and Rotherhithe, by some accident, fell Mrs Bonar, was exccuted yesterday from the machine into the stream morning, on Pennenden Heath.! and immediately sunk. He was  A bank gives way --On dragged for, and after lying in the Saturday while two of the labourwater about fitteen minutes, the ers were employed in levelling the body was taken up, and conveyed ground for the new depor, Greetto a house on shore, in appareotly law, a large bank of earth which a lifeless state. After the means for had been nadermined gave way, the recovery of suspended anima- and nearly buried them alive. They tion had been used a short time, were dug out and carried to Perny. symptoms of life were visible, and cuik fór medical assistance, bar ia less than an hour he was so far one of them died before it could be recovereri as to be able to speak, procured. and is in a fair way of doing well.  Accident by a fall from a
(16] Murderers executed.On window-On Friday last whi: Friday se’ennight, Azabah Foun- servant girl was cleaning one of tain and G. T Rowell, convicted the windows in Dunlop-house at the Lincoln assizes of the mur. parish of Dunlop, Ayrshirc, she der of the husband of the former infortunately let go her hald, and by po sor., were launched into eter- fell to the ground, by which she nity. After hanging the usual was so shockingly bruised, that time, the bodies were removed to though medical aid was brough,