To-day, at eleven o’clock, whilst the steam dredge of the Belfast Harbour Commissioners was cleansing the river, opposite to the Fleetwood Steamboat Company’s shed, the body of a woman was picked up in one of the buckets. The deceased must have lain some time in the river, as de
It is stated in military circles that one of the measures which the Secretary of State for War intends introducing this session, should there be fair prospect of time for its consideration, will have reference to the reorganization of the militia. Nothing is said as to the time
We find it stated that Col. Talbot, at present Sergeant-at-Anns in the House of Lords, will probably be appointed Usher of the Black Rod. Colonel Talbot is brother-in-law of the Earl of Derby. THIS DAY’S POLICE.
Robert G. Little, carter, was charged by Sub- Constable M'Mahon with having been drunk and disorderly and fighting in Union Street yesterday evening. The prisoner was also charged with having assaulted the constable, by kicking him, after being taken into custody. The Court fine
James Smith was put forward in custody of Sub-Constable Peter M'Cabe, charged with being deserter from the 14th Regiment, now stationed in Belfast. The constable stated that he arrested the prisoner yesterday from description which had received. In reply the constable, the priso
A Liverpool tug, in charge of Captain Arthur, of the UnJerwriters’ Association, arrived off the Wexford coast, and proceeded to Tacumshone, whore the Liverpool iron barqne Ullock was stranded a few days previously, on her voyage from Cardiff to Anger, in Java, with a cargo of ov
On the introduction of the Prison’s Bill, Dr. Kenealy took advantage of the opportunity to give the House a pathetic description of the sufferings of his late client at Dartmoor. He described, in strain of eloquence which was intended to effective, but wfis only grotesque, the c
In the House of Lords last night, their lordships agreed to the motion of the Archbishop of Canterbury for the reappointment of a Select Committee, which sat last session, to inquire into the prevalence of habits of intemperance, and into the manner in which those habits have be