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No. 6, kists to be negulated from the 1st Mar 1837.
It having been brought to the notice of the Sudder Board of Revenue that, in one of the district's within their jurisdiction, proper attention has not been paid to the Board's Circular orders of the 5th September 1836directed that Kists should be regulated from the 1st May, 1837, according to the English months and not those of the native calendars, the Board have requested the revenue Commissioners to report for their infomation whether those orders have been duly carried into effect in the several districts within the division of their resPecting commissioners.
No 7, head Assist ANTs, or clears to the Revenuz com Mission ERs, Not Allow Ed to sign LETTERS ON Behalf of those officerts. By an extract of a letter from the Secretary to the Government of Bengal dated the 18th October last, it appears that Lord Auckland did not think it expedient to authorize the head assistant to the commissioners to sign letters on behalf of those officers. His Lordship remarked that the clerks had already been authorized to authenticate all copies, and to frank all letters issued from the commissioners' office on the public service. By an oversight in the Board's office the above orders were not communicated to the Revenue commissioners before the 16th instant.-Hurk. Jan. 31.
Mr. Manrin.—The Deputy Governor of Bengal has ordered the removal of Mr. C. R. Martin, the Judge of Hoogly, and his being placed on the allowances of a senior merchant out of employ. The charges brought against Mr. Martin, are considered to have been so far established by the investigations held by Mr. W. W. Bird, that His Honor considers it inexpedient to continue him in the high office he held. Much praise is bestowed by His Honor on Mr. Lowis, who first brought to notice the reports affecting Mr. Martin's character which were current in the Hooghly district. Some further investigations, it is supposed, are to take place.
silver Mug to seaseANT Major cobly.—Serjeant Major Cobly, of H.M.'s 9th Foot, being about to proceed to England, to take the pension, the officers of the regiment, in token of their sense of his services, have presented him with a silver mug, gilt inside, bearing a highly complimentary inscription. The commanding officer, Colonel Macaskill, Major Barnwell, and the adjutant of the regiment, addressed letters to him expressive of their approbation and good will.
The civil senvice—on DeR of Meart.—It is said that the Court of Directors have hit upon a new and very ingenious expedient for the effecting of a further saving in the salaries of their Civil Servants. It is in contempla. tion to establish an Order of Merit to be conferred on the distinguished, or rather on the to-be-distinguished Members of the Service, and in as much as honors have their worth and intrinsic value, in the estimation of their wearers, the opening to their servants of this new road to honor, is to be accompanied, simultaneously,with certain further clippings and reductions of salary.
MR. F. c. smith –Mr. F. C. Smith, the Superintendent of Police for the Bengal Presidency, embarked on board of the Jellinghee, and proceeded up the river, to join his establishment at Guyah and commence the duties of his office.
The NoNEva—The Novena was celebrated at the Roman Catholic Church at Howrah, by Fre Paul da Gradoly. The Church was brilliantly illuminated on the occasion, and after service, a few fireworks were let off, but not half so many or so good as we were led to expect. The scantiness of the pyrotechnic exhibition, shows the good sense of the managing Padree, as it evinces that he knows to make a better use of money, than to waste it on such vain shows.
the free school church.-In consequence of certain alarming fissures in the walls of the Free School, or St. Thomas's Church, the Governors called upon Lieutenant Abercrombie, of Engineers, attached to the Conservancy Department, to examine and report upon the edifice. He has given it as his opinion that the whole of the western face would long ago have come down in a crash if it were not for the belfry, which acts as an abutment in support of that portion of the building. The Governors of the school consequently met on the ll th instant, to look into the extent and nature of that injury, and having satisfied themselves that some measures should be immediately adopted to guard against the probable contingency of the building giving way, have called upon Mr. Parker, the original builder, to take down that part of the Church, and have the necessary repairs effected, the whole to be conducted under the skilful superitendence of Major Hutchinson, of Engineers.
House by joint stock subscription of two lakhs in, shares of 500 rupees each. hour of bui-IN ess. – A resolution has been passed on the subject of the hour of buisness to be observed in Public Offices—the periods fixed are from 10 to 4 or 11 to 5. This reform is attributable to the representations of the Chamber of Commerce, to whom the thanks of those who may benefit by the change, are therefore due. tue punt ic tasks – The Conservancy Department has directed the engine at Chandpaul Ghaut, to be work. ed for seventeen hours daily instead of the usual eight hours. This is with a view to filling all those tanks with which the engine conduits communicate and will be the means of preventing much of the distress which was last year felt from the scarcity of water in those parts of the town which are at a distance from the river. DF puty shr Riff-- Mr. Bird, of the firm of Messrs. Collier, Bird and Grant, has been selected by the Sheriff, to fill the office of Deputy, during the ensuing year. Re-usions.-The first Re-union of 1838 took place at the Town Hall on the 2nd instant. The company was more select than numerous; and there was an unusual paucity of the fair sex. The evening went off, however, with great ecla", and those who were fortunate enough to secure partners, kept on the “light fantastic toe” until long after the “witching” hour of night.” Nawab Ecbal ud dowla.-His highness Nawab Febal ud Dowla arrived in Calcutta on the 2nd instant, from Benares. He has deported on the Duke of Beford for England, where he intends to urge his claims to the throne of Oude. Dw AnkAN Auth TAGone's fete.—Dwarkanauth Tagore, Esq., gave a grand ball and supper and pyrotechnical exhibition to the elite of Calcutta Society, on the 8th instant. sec RFTARY to Gover NMF Nt for the N. w. P. —It is said, that it has been determined by Government, that
there snould be a Secretary to Government for the North
Western Provinces, and it is likely that Mr. Maxsween will therefore continue in office. first opiuxi sale of 1838. -The first sale of the season, consisting of 4,600 chests of Patna and 2,400 chests of Benare-, in all 7,000 chests, took place on the 2nd instant at the Exchange Rooms, with the usual reservation of 130 chests for the French. The atten. dance of natives was much smaller than usual. A por. tion of the table opposite to the auctioneer was railed off for the officers of the Board to prevent confusion in receiving the deposit. The Patna opened at Rs. 815 but fell at the third lot to 750, at which price 50 lots were taken by option and the bidding then went on steadily at 765 to 775 till the end of the first moiety of the Patna. The first lot of Benares was knocked down at 750, the second at 715, and the price afterwards declined gradually from 720 to 665. The rest of the Patna was then brought forward, the price opening at 775 and going up gradually to 835, but declining again and closing at 805. Execution of deckees AT serAM Poort–Ever since the enactment of the Insolvent act, in this country, the Danish authorities have refsued to give protection to deb tors who abscond to that place, to avoid an enforced payment of the debts due by them. Lately a person proceeded from Calcutta to that town, with copies of three decrees of the Court of Requests, against, an individual who had absconded to that settlement; and after having rebutted the defendant's allegations of his having paid the amount of these decrees, he obtained an order for the im. mediate payment of their amount, and it was only on consideration of the defendant having placed in the custody of the Danish Court, some surniture, &c. sufficient to cover the amount of these decrees, that he had 15 days' time allowed him to pay the money and redeem the pledged articles, at the expiration of which period, if not redeemed, they will be sold to satisfy these decrees.
the INsolvent estates.—A rumour has been in course of circulation that orders either have already been received, or are on the point of being conveyed to the Assignees of the estates belonging to the creditors of the late insolvent agency houses, to the effect of their being required peremptorily to wind up such portion of the unsettled outstandings as relate to Indigo Factories or other real property, the interest of which still remains vested in their hands. Mrs. Leach.-The managers, amateurs, and proprietors of the Chowringhee Theatre, have presented Mrs. Leach with a jewel, on her taking leave of the Threatre, in consideration of the services she has done the drama here. sportino.—On the 15th January, the first day of the Calcutta Races, Gondolier won Shaik Ibraham's purse of 400 rupees, beating Pilgrim and Sultan round the course, in 3m 38s. Jim Crow won Syed Yosseen's purse of 800 rupees, beating Telegraph in a two mile race, in 4m 16s. Star won Shaik Ibraham's plate of 800 rupees, beating Remnant in a race round the course. Gem won Shaik Yosseen's purse of 1,600 rupees, beating Mishap, Hetman and Minstrel in a race round the course, in 3m. 43s. Triptolemus won Syed Hyme Isaac's plate of 300 rupees, beating Jew's Trump round the course. Pirate won the sweepstakes of twenty-two gold-mohurs one mile, beating Absentee, Gondolier, Rolica and Magnet, in lm. 56s. Polyphema won the purse of forty gold-mohurs, beat ing Jihsheet, Haidde and Jessy in 3m. 33}s. Jim Crow won the sweepstakes of seventy-five goldmohurs, beating Gem, Star and Remnant, in 3m. 36. Stoic won a match of fifty gold-mohurs, two miles, beating Paragon in 4m. 9s. On the 17th of January, the second day of the Calcutta races, Absentee won the Auckland shield, of 100 goldmohurs, beating Pirate, Begum, Magnet, Master Henry Rolica, Gondolier and Promise, in 4n. 59s. * Jim Crow won the purse of 40 gold-mohurs, beating Blackball, Star, Sunbeam, Dolphin, Stoic, and Puragon. Comet won the Craven sweepstakes of twenty-five gold-mohurs, beating Alfred, Telegraph and Alladin in 2n.27s. Ploughboy won the match of twenty-five gold-mohurs, beating Roulette. On the 19th January, the third day of Calcutta races, Gondolier won the Great Welter of ten gold-mohurs each, with twenty-five from the fund, beating Stoic, Dolphin, Sunbeam and Teddy the Grinder in 4m. Gem won the purse of twenty-five gold-mohurs, beating Jew's Trump round the course, Pirate won the sweepstakes of five hundred rupees, beating Absentee, in a two-mile race, in 3m. 58s. On the 22nd of January, the fourth day of the Calcutta Races, Gazelle won the claret jugs, presented by the Cameronians, added to a sweepstakes of twenty gold-inohurs from the fund, beating Stoic, Star, Odds Bobs, Telegraph, Sunbeam, and Telegraph, in a three mile race, in 6m. 13s. Comet won the sweepstakes of twenty-five gold-mohurs, beating Pioneer, Rolica and Magnet, in lm. 57s. Lieutenant won the purse of twenty-five gold-mohurs beating Alfred and Satellite in heats round the course. Rolica won the sweepstakes for twenty-five gold-mohurs, two miles, beating Roostum, Rolla and Commodore, in 4m 6s, ‘. . Rainbow won a match of twenty-five gold-mohurs, beating Roulette. On the 24th instant, the 5th day of the Calcutta races, the Tagore Cup was won by Absentee, in two mile heats, beating Rolica, Pirate, Guzelle, Gondolier and Roostum, Roostum ran against a post, threw his jockey, and dislo
cated his own shoulder.
The hack purse of fifteen gold-mohurs, was won "bv Cadland, beating Bessy Bedlam, Trinette, Vesper and Matilda, in half mile heats. Lieutenant won the sweepstakes of twenty-five gold. mohurs, beating Jim Crow and Pioneer, in one mile and a half, in 2m. 68}s. death of ii Akrew Mendee.—Letters received from Cawnpore, on the 2nd inst., announce the death of the celebrated Minister of Oude, Hakeem Mehdee, at Lucknow, on the 26th ultimo. The event was not unexpect. ed as the Hakeem had been ill some time. Mr. Macnaghten was to start on the 28th for Lucknow by dåk, on a complimentary visit to the King and to return on the 30th. The Expfni MENt.—The new river iron steamer Erperiment, is to proceed in a few days to Chittagong, to be employed in river service in that district. UNEMploy fo capital.-There are at present, not less than ten crores of rupees in the Treasury unemployed and unlikely to be demanded for several months to come It is supposed, that Government are hoarding this money to meet the expenses of the Burmah war, which, by their impolitic conduct they are encouraging and rendering every day more and more certain. • UNcoves Asted son v ANts' PENsions.—The Court of Directors have declined to assist the Uncovenanted Servants in the establishinent of their pension fund in the manner solicited ; but as the letter of the Court convening their decision was written before the last special reference made to the Court on the subject could have reached its destination, the local Government have deter mined, not to interfere with the present arrangements or the fund, until they receive further instructions on the subject. Mit. John ston M.–Mr. John Storm, has been appointed to officiate for Col. James Young, as Secretary to the Union Bank, the latter gentleman being appointed to officiate as Law Commissioner. champton of cow Mr Ree—opium.—At a meeting held by the Chamber of Commerce on the 23rd instant, a resolution has been unanimously voted, that the Chamber does not deem expedient any alteration in the mode of effecting the sales of opium, as now regulated by Government. severe FAvis F. - Famine is very severely felt in the upper provinces, and hundreds of people are dying from shere starvation. Messrs. cAM Elton AND AMos.-Mr. Cameron, the Law commissioner, goes into council as Fourth Ordinary Member, on the departure of Mr. Macaulay, and he will continue in council until the arrival of Mr. Amos, the new head of the Law commission. Goox1soon.—An officer of Government at Goomsoor, has recently succeeded in rescuing twelve individuals of different sexes and ages, destined for the sacrifices to the Koordish divinity, and the same active officer expects twenty-four more to be brought into his camp. The full moon is the period for the consummation of the abominable rite, on which period at least one-half of the above number of persons would have been sacrificed An ef. fective blow has been struck against the system, by the active measures of this officer.
Loss of A attig by fire.—On the night of the 12th in. stant, between l l and 12 o'clock, an outward bound I, accadive brig was totally burnt off Budge. Budge. She had 8,000 rupees in cash on board, half of which was recovered by the owners. The fire originated by a lamp having set fire to the beam, by which it was suspended in the cabin or round house on deck.
FIREs.-Several fires have occurred this and two Native Christians have fallen victims to the flames,but property has not suffered much.
The nivea police. The officers of the river police have conducted their duties in a very praiseworthy manner ever since their appointment. Several thieves have
been captured through their vigilance, and stolen property recovered. Aitened AND forced bank Norts.-There are several altered and forged bank notes in circulation at present, some of the latter so very admirably executed, that they are easily passed for genuine ones. The best distinguishing mark is, the quality of the paper, the forged notes being on paper considerably inferior to that of the genuine ones. MELANcholy Accident.—A melancholy occident befel a woung officer of the Cameronians, Mr. James, on the 20th instant. He was sliding down the banisters of the stair-case leading to the officers' quarters, when he suddenly slipped, lost his hold, and fell to the bottom. His skull was fractured, the joints of his fingers broken, and his body otherwise much bruised. He was lying in a state of insensibility yesterday afternoon, not expected to survive half an hour. Murden.—A Dhaungur woman, aged about twentytwo years, was murdered, between one and three o'clock on the morning of the 23rd instant, in the Fenwick's Bazar. She went to bed with her husband the night before in a room, in which there were eight other men. The door of the room was open, but was watched by people who are to have them all sent to the Mauritius, as labourers. About three o'clock in the morning, the husband cried out that his wife had been murdered, and the Police soon
1st.—That the Hon’ble Captain Dalzell be requested to undertake the duties of Secretary to the Committee and that he be authorized to incur such incidental expenses as may be imperative. 2nd.—That the Secretary be authorized to collect all subscriptions and to pay the same into the Agra Bank. 3rd.—That a monthiv list of additional subscribers be published in the Agra Ukhbar, shewing the amount realiized. 4th.--That a copy of the proceedings of the meeting held at Agra on the 27th ultino, be transmitted to the civil and military authorities at the principal stations of the Bengal Preside, y, and also to those of Madi as and Bombay, and that the co-operation of the Committees of Presidencies be solicited in furtherance of the object in view. The horrible disease of small pox is at present very rife. It has already made a victim of an excellent and much-loved young officer, of a sergeant of the artillery and, according to report, of one or two men. In the city and suburbs the disease is very common amongst the children of the poor. His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Orange, arrived at Agra on the 3rd instant, under a royal salute from the fort, the guns of which have had some severe practice lately in this line. His Highness left for Ailyghur en route to Meerut the next day, under another salute. Small Pox continues raging with great violence among the natives. Amongst the European population two officers have already fallen victims to it, and six or eight non-commissioned officers and soldiers. The members of the Masonic Lodge at Agra, “Freedom and Fraternity,” walked in procession on St John the Evangelist's day, from the Lodge rooms to the Church, where Divine Service was performed and an appropriate sermon preached by the chaplain, the Rev. R. Chambers, who selected the 30th verse of the 4th chapter of the first Epistle General of St. John, for his text. The following is the result of the election and oppointment of office-bearers of the Lodge for the ensuing car : y H. G. Gouland, W. Master; Jacob L Hoff. Past Master ; J. M. D. Ceronio, Pust Master; W. G. Lennon, Senior Warden ; M. W. Woollaston, Junior Warden; H. Babonau, Treasurer; R. Lloyd, Secretaru ; D. R. Hodgkinson, Senior Deacon ; H. B. Walker. Junior Deacon ; J. C. Hoff, Inner Guard ; J. Von Nather, Steward ; M. Twoomy, Tyler. This Lodge has been in existence for the last twelve months, having been established by about half-a-dozen inviduals who brought up a dispensation from the Lodge at Allahabad, and has 23 members at present. A wear. --Grain still continues very lear at Ajmere, grass and crops entirely parched up ; unless we get rain about Christmas, the presnect is very bad. Small pox raging badly—upwards of 3,000 children have died of it within the last six weeks, as well as some adults. caws poste.—The Governor-general held a Durbar on the 21st, on his arrival at Cawnpore, and gave a splendid breakfast to the Prince of Oude on the 23rd– after which he was formally visited by several native chieftains from various paits of Hindusthan. In the evening his Lordship honored a station dinner partv with his presence. On the 25th the station gave a ball and supper to the Mlisses Eden, and the visit of the Prince of Oude was returned by his Lordship on the morning of the same day. The ladies left Cawnpore for Lucknow the following morning, and were to rejoin his Lordship at Futte hgurh. Sir Charles Metcalfe arrived in camp on the 31st, and resigned charge of the N. W. Provinces on the following dav, the 1st January. Bhauquipore.-A petty Rajah, of a place called Muhawar, has been convicted before the Sessions Judge of Bhaugulpore of the wilful and unprovoked murder of an elephant-driver, whom he had tied to a post in a tent, and there, deliberately cut his body in pieces with a sword. The Sessions Judge had condemned the Rajah to suffer capitally, and referred the sentence to the Niza. mut Adawlut for confirmation. Mirzapore.—A project for a Joint Stock Bank has been set a foot here, with every prospect of success. The Bank will be formed chiefly on the model of the Union and Agra Banks, but will be of a more commercial character than the latter. The extensive money operations at this great trading town, will be highly favourable to it. This undertaking will defeat an intention at one time said to have been entertained by the Directors of the Agra Bank of establishing a branch of their institution at this place. The Field Officer whose arrest was noticed recently drew down on himself the punishment, for declaring with a considerable degree of candour the strong doubts he entertained of the judgment and capacity of the Members of a Court of Requests, before which he was pleading as defendant. The case has, it is said, been forwarded by the General of the division to Head Quarters. cusbah. — A native arrived from Cusbah, states that the rice crop of the present season has proved a good one in that zillah. The price of balam rice of fine quality is a rupee a maund, and that of a coarser kind, about fourteen annas. Dale sugar, too, is selling cheap; those who have made advances to manufactures are purchasing it from them at from three rupees and a quarter to three rupee and a half per maund.
Bmind Abu N.—A native letter received from Brindabun states that corn of all descriptions has got exceedingly dear in and about that place, in consequence of a complete failure of the crops, for want of rain. Wheat and ice are selling at more than treble the usual prices. Delhi.-A bridge of boats has been made across the Ganges, a little above the fort at Futteghur, and another is to be constructed over the Ram Gunga for the passage of Lord Auckland and his suite, who proceed through Rohilkund via Bareilly and Meerutt to the hills. A roval salute announced the departure from the Station of His Royal Highness Prince Henry and suite, on their return to Calcutta. The season has not been so unfavourable in the lower part of the Doab, that is below Cawnpore, as in the Futteghur, Mynpooree, Etawah, Allyghur, and Agra districts. Grain is selling at Cawnpore, Atta. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 12 seers per rupee. Gram . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 13% y - -The crops in the vicinity of Futtehnore promise well, which is entirely to be attributed to extensive irrigation. The country between Delhi and Allvgurh on both sides of the great road appear to be completely dried up, very little sign of vegetation. Grain at Allyghur and is hass Gunge is selling, Atta, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14 to 16 seers per rupee. Gram, . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 18 to 20 , n > At Futteghur.
Atta, .. ll seers per rupee. Gram, . . . . | 1 -> -There is so much distress near Futteghur that instances have been known of people coming for relief to the almshouse and actually expiring from starvation before assistance could be afforded to them. Representations have been made to Government, and assistance to a certain extent assorded ; but, alas! much more must be done before the present urgent distress can be effectually relieved. The Futteghur treasury is so completely cleared out, that all payments have been stopped, and the authorities have been authorized to borrow three or four lacs of rupees; as usual, there is a difference of opinion about interest, the Government offering four, the shorffs wanting six per cent. The scarcity of money just now is principally to be attributed to the old coinage having been recalled and not a sufficient quantity of the new having arrived to re
place it. NATIVE STATES. luck Now.—The King is suffering from a dropsycal attack, which it is expected, will be fatal. His Royal Highness Prince Henry of Orange, paid a visit to the court and city from Cawnpore kabul. – Nawab Ubdool Summud Khan, late commander-in-chief of foot troops of Ameer Dost Mahomed Khan, left he service, but with great disgrace, having been stripped of every fraction by the Ameer, for faults committed at Jillalabad. The Nawab is at present at Bhokarah in the employ of the Ameer of that city, and is raising 5,000 infantry, and is better off than when at Kabul. The command of the 1st regiment fell on Colonel Rattray (now Fidah Mahomed Khan, Bahadoor). The command of the 2nd on Mr. Harlan, as a temporary arrangement. Mr. East left Kabul recently, not excepting employ there. His trip to Kabul has added nothing to his pockets. Doctor Lord and Lieutanant Wool of the Navy attached to the British mission at Kabul, have proceeded at Koondun to Meer Moorad Beg, this Chief having invited them over to examine the illness he is suffering from. These are the first Europeans that ever went openly to this country. Captain Burnes and Lieutanant Leech, of the Bombay service, ar at Kabul quite well and enjoy the fine winter of that place.
Mahomined Ukhbur Khan, son of Dost Mohom mud, lately visited the districts inhabited by the Ghulzaces and Populzaees, who received him with all proper respect and offered the usual nuzzurs of fruits, vegetables, cheeses, butter, milk, &c. with which he was well pleased. —He prosecuted his journey, beyond the territory of Cabool; but all the inhibitants ran away at seeing his army. In returning, the supplies were very short, and both men and cattle suffered severely.
Jey poon.—The Ruwal Beree Sal is very ill, and not expected to survive his sickness. His death will open a gate for fresh intrigues in this town.
lahore.—The news-writer mentions, that some zuameendars, dependants of Hurree Sing, had made a disturbance, and surrounded the fort Moolkhuzara; but had dispersed on the approach of certain neighbouring chieftains with their followers, and several of them were killed.
shipwreck.-On the 9th instant, the ship Elizabeth, bound from Bristol to Madras, while going very fast, ran on shore near Linga Chetty's Choultry, fifty-seven miles south of Madras. The weather was fine and very little surf at the time. At day-light the next morning the Surgeon of the Elizabeth and the Rev. Griffiths, a passenger, landed by catamaran and sought in vain for boats or assistance at Sadras. They walked the whole way for Madras and arrived at Mr. Carver's house on the 11th instant. Mr. Carver immediately hired a number of palankeens and started for the wreck the same night. A traveller who came up from the south on the 12th, states that all the passengers, 16 in number, with several ladies and children, were landed safely on the llth and reached the Government Bungalow at Sadras. The Elizabeth is a new ship, and when the Surgeon landed had not suffered any damage in her hull. The cargo, it is supposed, wil be landed with little damage, but there is no chance of floating the ship, as she has only four feet water under the bow at low water.
colonel stew ART. - Accounts have been received from Hyderabad, representing the state of the health of the Resident, Colonel Stewart, being such, as to render his immediately proceeding to Bambay, and it was apprehended, ultimately to Europe, absolutely necessary.
The schoon en EMILY. —The Government has purchased the Schooner Emily, to be sent to the Gulf for the use of the Resident there.
The Be RENice.—The Berenice has met with another accident, the effect, it is supposed, of her monsoon trip.
houses, inhabited by Patans to be met with here and there. From the time the vessel left Bombay (30th November From Soktu-serai, to Serai Duriabund, in three days and 5 50 P. M.) until 3 past 8 P. M. of the 6th of Decemnights, during which no animal even is to be seen. From ber, she had run along at the rate of 10 or 11 knots an Duriabund it is a four days’ journey to Dohrah Ismail hour, when of a sudden a tremendous crash was heard, Khan, where duty is paid to Runjeet Sing's Custom-house followed almost instantly by a second, which led to the
Agents. From Dehrah Ismail Khan, the road leads throngh Mooltan; Bahawulpore, territories.
Ontala sahib is said to have succeeded in quieting the Yuzoofaaeeans, who have returned to their employments as citizens.
In Cashmere rice is selling at one maund and thirty puckha seers for the rupee, other grain in proportion | The shawl weavers are in great distress, and regret very much having left Loodianah.
The Ameer of Bokharah is ready to assist the Ameer of Kabul with money and troops against the Sikhs. The Ameer of Kabul is thinking of proceeding to Peshawar in person after the winter or during it. The Embassador from the Court of Persia to Kabul has taken the sulks at Khandar and will not proceed to Kabul in consequence of the English mission having arrived before him. He is still at Khandar and Mahomed Khan Paish Kismut has been sent to Khandar to learn what is the intent of the Persian Monarch's mission. The Ameer of Kabul has this year three missions to attend to—one of Bombay and British ludia, one of Persia, and one of Bokharah.
The Bokharah mission was to leave Kabul with persons of character sent by Ameer Dost Mahomed Khan to the ruler of that place, to relate the different treaties between the two Ameers against the Sikhs and Meer Moraud Beg, ruler of Koondus.
toNk.— It is stated that certain of the zameendars of the Wazeeree tribe, with their forces, amounting to fifteen thousand men, made an attack on the Maharajah's army, and, notwithstanding the courage and good conduct of the royal troops, the Wazeerees gained the victory. It is said that fifteen hundred men were killed or wounded on both sides. Doul Sind, an officer of Nehal
to the Company’
supposition that a buggalow had been run down or that the vessel was parting asunder. All hands were instantly on deck to ascertain the cause, when it was found that the cover of the starboard cylinder was smashed in pieces, and the steam furiously rushing up. The engine was soon stopped; the starboard connecting shaft unshipped, and the larboard engine set on, by the aid of which and the sails she was able to run along at the rate of 8 knots an hour. On the following morning the piston was examined, and it was found that the lower plate was cracked right in two, with a large piece chipped out near the centre of it, some of the factures appearing to have existed for some time. The starboard engine is completely disabled, although it is understood that it could be got repaired in Egypt, it is supposed the commander will not take upon him to delay the vessel in the Red Sea for that Purpose. BANG Y dak.-A Bangy Dâk has been established on the Post Route leading through Tanna, Nassic, Maligaum, Dolea, Mundiaisire, and Mhow, for the purpose of connecting Bombay with Central l ndia, and the Upper Beugal Provinces. One has also been established on the Post Route leading through Poona, Sholapore and Hydrabad, for the purpose of connecting Bombay with Madras; and one will shortly be established on the Post Route leading through Aurungabad and Nagpore, of the purpose of connecting Bomby with Calcutta.
British imports AND Exports—The Viceroy of Egypt has issued an order, prohibiting the imposition in the ports of Yemen of a higher duty than 2% per cent. on British imports and exports, coffee included ; and has directed that all coffee which may be purchased by the Egyptain Government shall be paid for at the market price.
death of bhaoo MAHARAJ.—Bhaoo Maharaj, the most respectable jahagirdar of Poona, died on the 25th of December at his house. Bhaoo Moharaj was descended
Sing's army, was amongst the killed.
from the venerable Brahmin family of the spiritual