vith the utmost promptitude, she on the farm of Kyle, near Mouvern, fied that evening.

having set fire to a train of gun[25] Scaffolding gives way.-- powder for the purpose of blasting Monday se enight, the scaffoiding the rock, the explosion took place at the cathedral of Dunkeld, gave before he could escape from the vay while several labourers were spot, when a piece of the sock at work upon it. Thr-e of them struck him upon the left breast and vere very severely hurt.

shoulder, and lacerated him in a [25] Boy saved from owning shocking manner; he died in less at Dingwill.--Latey, a boy while than two hours by loss of blood. bathing in the vicinity of Dingwall, [O] Decoying a boy.--A woman, bad nearly lost his life by ventui- nained Sinith, was detected in de. Eng beyond his depth. The budy coying away a boy four years old, rema red in the water for upwar:ls from the door of his mother, in of tea uninntes befo e it cculd be Hamp.tead-road, on Wednesday fuund, yet by the application of evening, under pretence of buying those means resorted to for ex- pears. citing' suspended animation, he was [$] Ar ol il servant rewarded.-fortunately restored to lile. Much ROBERI » i'DONALD, nearly praise is due to Mr FRASER, forty years porter to the Newcastle student of medicine, and son of the waggens, has lately received froia Rev. Alexander Fraser of Inverness, some of the merchants of that city, who happened to be ou the spot, to mark their approbation of his tirrough whose humanity and conduct during that time, a gold perseverance this was happily efo box enclosing tweity guincas, 10 fected,

purchase the freedom of the city [26] Another murderer exe- and the privileges of the merchanta cuted --At the Warwick assizes, ' company for his son when of age. John Britain was convicted of the [S] Fire occasioned by a candle. murder of his wife.-- He was exe- On Saturday night about half past cuted last Friday; and like the nine o'clock, a fire broke out in a wretch Nicholson he declared at thatched house in the village of the place of execution, that he had L chwinnoch, the property of Me no personal animosity against his James Connel, which was entirely wife when he went to bed on the consumed. The fire wis occasioned evening preceding the murder; by a woman incautiously going and could not account for his com- abont thic bed with a candle. mitting the dreadful act only as he [5] Accident by gun powder.-was instigated by tie Devi!. A few weeks ago a woman résid. SEPTIMBER.

ing at the foot of the water of [1] Effect of Pass10N--- A few Down, Ayishire, imprudently kind days ago some boys at Dysart hav- ling her fire with gunpowder was ing quarrelled, one of them was severely scorched by the flame seiz. stabbed with a knife in several ing her clothes., places by his companion, in con- (13] Accident from swinging.sequence of which he died the same During the Olympics in St. Barthoevening.

lomew's Fair on Monday, two young [1] Accident by blowing...-On wome: were suddenly throws from the oth irist. Archibald Cameron, a swing, and dreadfally bruised ; a young lal employed in a quarry one of them had her left arm and


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leg broken, and the other had her [6] Accident in a thrashing skull fractured.

machine.-On Friday last a young [13] Intoxication. On Tues- man of the name of Nimmo, serday afternoon, a young man, in a vant to Mr Neil, farmer, Carse. I state of intoxication in passing nock, near Kirk líston, incautious through Norwich-court, Fetter. ly went to bring some oil from one lane, snatched up a child, about of the pillars which supports the three years old, from the door of its roof of the external cone, whilst parents, and while tossing it up, the mill was at work, when one of (apparently in sport) unfortunately the levers pressed his head against missed the child in its descent, and the pillar, and ere medical aid could it fell with its head on the pave• be procured, the vital spark was ment with such violence, as to extinct. force the blood out of its ears, and [6] Acidert from gunpowder. it now lies in a hopeless state. - A man lately went into a public

(13] Murderer executed, and house near Hounslow with a parce! restless state of his mind pre- containing 12 lbs of Gunpowder, viously.--On Monday si'ennight, and laid it down on the table, a. Luke Heath was excated at the round whichsoine men were snockDrop, in front of the County Goal ing A spark touched it, and it is Gloucester, for the murder of Sarah ploded, by which several persons Harris, at Cow Honey borne, four were dreadfully hurt. years ago. It would appear that his

(6) Effects of inebriety.-Last conscience had been but ill at rest Wednesday, three carteis who had.T after the commission of the murder: been employed in driving wood, for he had been several times in and were returning home by tic London, had visited Birmingham, water of Bervie in a state of ine. traversed Kent and Northampton- briety, imprudently ventured to shire, been four months on board a förd the water, when two of them brig belonging to Newcastle, had with their horses and carts were i gone into some parts of Scotland

swept away by the torrent. and Ireland, and still was bereft of [1] Fall from a window.the power of settling any where. Monday last, a servant girl

, who [20] Executions. This morning had been cleaning a window at a James Leary, for the murder of Ed. house in Warren-street, Fitzros idi ward Clifford, and John Denton, for square, fell from the same, by which the like offence on the body of Ca. accident she fractured her skull


? tharine Denton, were. pursuant to broke one of her wrists, and was their sentences, executed before the otherwise so much injured, that she Debtor's door, Old Bailey. was taken to the Hospital with lite OCTOBER

tle hopes of recovery. [1] Swimming in a current.-- (11) Clothes taking fire.-Oa The litile river Roy, in Lochaber. Tuesday night, a young female of was swollen so much by the recent the name of Sinkeis, an apprentice rains, as to become untordable. to a feather-maker at Lissow-TON, Lately, as a young man was at- Newington, who had been left sit het tempting to swim accross at the ting up, set fire to her clothes, and confluence of that stream with was burnt so much that she espiro the Spean, he was carried down by ed on Wednesday. the rapidity of the current, and unfortunately drowned,

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hose dreadful calamities, the blast. ture it had absorbed, he was suddenng of a coal mine occurred on ly attacked with spasm in the part, Cuesday last, at the Fail Pitt at which carried him off' in an instant. fatfield, in the parish of Chester-le- [25] Swallowing needles treet. Upwards of thirty men and Miss M. Evans of Arundel, who oys were killed.

died on Monday, had been confined (13] Accident in feeding a lint to her bed upwards of twelve years vill.-On Friday se'ennight, a girl in consequence of having swallowbour 14 years of age, while feed- ed a quantity of needles-thirteen ng a lint mill at Milton, about pieces of which had been extracted wo miles northeast from Glasgow, from different parts of her body ne of her arms was drawn in by previous to her dissolution. he machine and shockingly crush

NOVEMBER. d. She died Wednesday (10) Clothes catching firem morning.

The following distressing circum(13] Accident by a fly wheel stance took place at Sovire, on gine.- On Tuesday forenoon a Wednesday last. Elliot William, oung man of the name of Robert

a fine promising boy, about three on, was killed by the fly wheel years of age, son of the Rev. E. of a steain engine at Auldhouse W. Davidson, having approached leachfield, near Pollokshaws.

too near the fire, his clothes came [13] Clothes taking fire.-One in contact with it, and enveloped Jay last week at Dunfermline him in flames. His piercing shrieks (ower-hill colliery, whilst a child of were heard by his eldest sister, bout eight or ten years of age was who immediately rushed into the putting on her clothes before the room, and very prudently wrapt ile, the flame accidently caught him in a bed-cover. Supposing her frock and burnt her so dread- the fire to be extinguished, she ully that she only survived a few carried him to his mother; but, 1004s.

unfortunately, when the cover was (13) A fall from a stair.-On removed, the air communicating Tuesday last, a poor old woman with the fire, caused it to burn ell from the top of an outside stair, with greater fury; nor could it be in a close of the Murray-gate, completely extinguished, till he Dundee, and was killed on the was so dreadfully burnt, as to be pct.

only able to survive 48 hours. (18] Caution to parents, &c.- (10) Murderer executed.---Ans As a fine toy four years and a half drew Culien, late sergeant-armourold, son of Mr Terry, of Pedlinge er in the 21st regiment, was exelear Hythe, was playing with some cuted at Inverness, on Friday se'enmall beans, having put some night, pursuant to his sentence, for ato his mouth, one of them by the murder of his wife. ome means slipped into the wind- [17] Clothes taking fire.--An bipe. Surgical assistance was im- inquest was taken on Thursday, at

nediately, thougla in vain, procur- the house of Mr Love, in Bird2d: he was in great distress for street, on the body of Miss Fcrdyce, ome time, till it passed to the bot- aged 18, who died in consequence tom of the wind-pipe, He remain- of her clothes taking fire on Satured in a feverish state for some days, day. She was left reading by the

and when the - bean had become parlour fire, sitting up for her aunt, skconsiderably enlarged by the mois- and the servant alarmed by her


on the town moor.

screams, ran into the room and

DECEMBER found her clothes in a complete (1) Ice breaking.-A fine los blaze.

nine years of age, of the came of [:7). Accident by a thrashing Scotland, was drowned on monday mill--Last week a farm servant night in the water of Leith, near at Cairn-hill, ef Elion, was ufor- Hallesfield The boy and several tunately killed, while driving the more were playing on the ice whez horse in a Thrashing-mill. The it broke in, but all got off except unfortunate man was found lying him. with his face on the ground, (1) Ire breaking.– A melan. and a deep wound behud his ear, choly accident happened a: Jedoccasioned, as is supposed, by a burgh on Saturday evening. A bult in tie arm of the mill striking some boys were amusing by slidin z him, as he followed the horse in upon the Jed, opposite the manse, his circuit.

the ice gave way, and two of the (17) The death of a murderer boys su: k, and were unfortunately by his own hands-The miserable diowned. After they were got wretch William Glover, who was out of the water, the ordinary lately committed to Monmouth means were resorted to, to restore gaol, for the shocking murder of animat on, but without effect. bois father and mother, destroyed (2) Skating:-On monday two himself in that prison on Friday young gentlemen, belonging to morning. One of his fellow pr só- Newcasile, were drowned while ners having given Glover his por- skating on the New Water pont, tion of bread and cheese to breakfast, sat himself down on a bench (4) Ice breaking.- Tuesday after before the fire, placing the knife noon while some boys were amus. under him, which he sat upon. ing themselves on a piece of water Glover seeing the knife pushed the near the east harbour Greenock, man forwards upon the fire, snatch, which had been recently frozen ed it up, and with a violent stroke over, the ice gave way, and three cut his own throat;-another pric of them unfortunately wene down. soner immediately seized his hand From the time which elapsed be which held the knife when he fore they were got out, two of them raised the other to his neck and were with difficulty restored 10 and tearing open the wound with animation ; every effort was used, great violence became mose dread. but without success, on the other. fully agitated, and shortly after (6) An example for imitationsunk from the loss of blood and The magistrates, minister, and e. expired.

ders, and a great number of the (22) Fire arms.-On monday respectable inhabitants of Irvine, evening whilst two children, sons had a meeting on yonday the 13 of Mr Archley, in Curgon-street, ult. when they unanimously agreed were playing in the kitchen, one of them took up a fowling-piece important purpose of paying ke

to enter into a subscription to the i which incautiously had been left the education of poor orpbass, are! loaded, and presented it. The piece also for those whose parent: are went off, and lodged a small share sich indigent circumstances, as to of its contents in the shoulder of put it out of their power to edathe servant-maid.

cate their children.






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ADAM, Dr Alexander 39 Children, on the bringing up of 268
Addison, Joseph

263 - remarks on their education316
Admonitions to parents 133 China, method of mending
Advices to the young

183 Christ must be obeyed 372
Affection to parents rewarded 402 Christian, how to deserve the
Aficting family picture 224

name of a
Afiction, the benefits of


Alexander the Great, the new 180

Sabbath, picture of 508
All Fools-day
174 Claude of Lorraine

Ames, Joseph
37 Clergyman's Legacy

Amiable portrait. Barbauld 84 Clothes catching fire

Angelo, Michael, da Caravaggio 41 how to keep moths from 234
Anger, fatal effects of

364 Cock-fighting, origin of 80
reflections on
410 Cocker, death of a

Arkwright, Sir Richard 41 Columbus, Christopher 2 So
Auction-room. Franklin. 97 Comfort to authors, &c. 413
Auto da-fe, account of 547 Compassion to animals

Bad company, danger of 323 Conjugal duties, on the 228

effects of 326 Contrast,
Beacon, or execution improved 6 Contempt of earthly greatness 455
Beattie, James Hay
403 Conversation, a

Benevolent Institutions 131-281 Cook, Captain James 330
Best example for imitation 37 Corn, wisdom of God in


129 Cream, how to preserve 426
Bloomfield, Robert
130 Cruel sports

Boy of Dundee. Gent. Mag. 220 Cruelty to animals

Hoyle, the hon. Robert 350 Curious document

Brindley, James

130 Cottager's advice to his daugha
Brothers of Northberwick 252 ter on her going to service,
Buchanan, Dr. extracts from

43, 91, 135, 184. 232, 278,

175, 211, 259 328, 372, 423,471, 515,563. 592
Bunyan, John

183 Curtager's garden, work to be
Burning of Women in India


done in, Jan. 45. Feb. 93,-
Burns, Robert, the poet 183 March 142, april 189, May
Caroline, unhappy fate of 593 236 Jure and July 284, Aug.
Calves, economy in feeling 331 332, Sep. 380, Oct.428, Nov.
Caslon, William
231 476, Dcc. 522 and

Cauliflower, method of cutting 23+ Coitage on the moor

Caxton, William
232 Dale, David, Esq.

375, 552
Censuriousness, the evil of 472 Dangerous situations, &c. to
Change of service, danger of 563 which man is exposed
Character of Christ to be initated 37

in childhood ibid
Character, a, to be avoided 127

- when he begins to
Chastity, the duty of
592 move about

Chick in the egg


when able to play
Children, the duty of. Spectator 506 out of doors





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