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vaft quantity of eggs ; when wheat is threshed dy, supposing the wheat is kept perfectly free many smutty grains are threshed along with it, from moisture. and the eggs above-mentioned, clinging to the But, if new wheat is to be fown, nothing bearded points of the wheat, are likewise is so destructive to these animalcules as comfown at the same time; the animalcules when mon falt, which makes them burit immediexcluded, crawl to the germ, grow along ately. Let therefore the wheat be moiftened with the talks, and, being nourished by the with a lixivium of lime and falt. By this grain, consume the flour while moist, and method ! preserved my wheat free from lattly leave their eggs upon it.

smut these twenty years, whilst at the fame To prevent therefore linut, it is of the ut time my neighbours have lost a third put of most consequence to low wheat not infested their wheat by this calamity. I imagine, with these eggs; for, where there are no however, many will contemn a remedy lo eggs, no animalcules can exist. But, if caly and simple.' pure wheat cannot be procured, the eggs at Thus far the Author. least that there are ought to be destroyed, Soaking wheat in wine, in lees of oil, in and rendered unfit for propagation. If nitre, &c. has been recommended by various Imut of a year old is examined, the internal writers, but I do not remember to have met Spots are observed to be dried up, and there with the above-mentioned remedy before. fole no propagation from thence is to be However, let it be new or old, it ought to be feared; nor is there need of any other reme- propagated as much as pollible.

An easy Method to relieve Horses attacked with the present Diftemper. F

IRST, give the horse half an ounce quantity of asthmatic elixir, and half an

of the medicinal regulus of antimony, ounce of Peruvian baik, to be giyen every in fine powder) twice a day, for three days, other day for a week ; by which means the in warm marshes; then boil four ounces of fever will be effectually taken off, the cough liquorice root, in three pints of water to a pint abate, and the animal come to his stomach and half. In the strained liquor disolve again. four ounces of honey, then add the same

SHERIFFS appointed by his Majesty in Council, for the Year 1770.

Kent, John Toke, of Godington, Efy; BEKKESHIRE, Johın Mount

, of Wa

Leicester hire, Charles Heililrige, of Nose. Bedfordshire, John Francklin, of Nor ley, Efq; thill, Esq;

Lincolnshire, Edward Parker, of GlandBuckinghamshire, Edmund Bafill, of Bea- ford Briggs, Efq; consfield, Esq;

Monmouthshire, Charles Milborne, of Cumberland, Sir Michael le Fleming, of Abergavenny, Esq; Skirwith, Bart.

Northumberland, John Simpson, of Hor. Cheshire, Sir Robert Cunlift, of Seigh-fley, Elq; ton, Bart.

Northamptonshire, Lucy Knightley, of Camb' & Hunt', Launcelot Browne, of Fawiley, Elq; Fenstanton, Efq;

Norfolk, John Micklethwaite, of Beeston Cornwall, Hugh Rogers, of Helstone, St. Andrew, Esq; Lfq;

Notringhamshire, Urban Hall, of War Devonshire, Henry Stevens, of Little sop, Esq; Torrington, Esq;

Oxfordshire, Francis Wastie, of Cowley, Dorietshire, James Dale, of Blandford, Efq; Efq;

Rutlandshire, John Boyal, of BelmerfDerbyshire, Peter Nightingale, of Lea, thorpe, Ela; Esq;

Salop, Richard Mornall, the younger, of Effex, John Tyrrell, of Boreham, Eig; Ontkw, Etq; Gloucestersaire, George Smith, of North Shropshire, Richard Morhall, of Onslow, Nibley, Esq;

Efq; Hertfordshire, Henry Green, of Gadder Somerset hire, Nathaniel Webb, of Rounddenhot, Esq;

hill, Esq; Herefordshire, Price Cluston, çf Kinner Staffordhire, John Marsh, of Wimfley, E19,

borne, Elq;.


Suffolk, Eleazar Davy, of Ubbeston Hall, Carmarthen, George Philips, of Coedgain, Esq;

Efq; County of Southampton, Francis Hugo Cardigan, Roderick Richards, of Pennin, of Nursted, Esq;

glais, Eiq; Surry, Sir Richard Hotham, of Merton, Glamorgan, Richard Gorton, of Burys Knt.

Green, Elg; Sussex, William Westbrooke Richardson, Pembroke, Thomas Colby, of Rhofegyof West Tarring, Esq;

levan, Esq; Warwickshire, Sir Charles Shuckburgh, Radnor, Marmaduke Gwynne, of Garth, of Shuckburgh, Bart.

Worcestershire, John Martin, of Ham NORTH WALE S.
Cout, Ely;

Anglefea, John Hampton Jones, of
Wiltshire, Thomas Maundrell, of Black- Henllys, Esq;
Jand, Esq;

Carnarvon, William Archer, of Llechian, Yorkhire, Sir Bellingliam Graham, of Ely; Norton Conyers, Bart.

Denbigh, Richard Price Thelwall, of SOUTH WALE S. Bartharfan Park, Elg; Brecon, David Lloyd, of Blaen Clyd Flint, Paul Faunton, of Bagilt, Esq; dach, Esq; Circuits, appointed for the Lent Assizes, are as follow, viz.

NORTHERN CIRCUIT. Warwickihire, Monday 19, at Warwick. Lord Mansfield, and Mr. Justice Gould. Northamptonshire, Friday 23, at NorthLancathire, Wednesday, March 14, at Lan ampton. caster.

HOME CIRCUIT. City of York, Saturday the 24th, at the Mr. Baron Sınythe, and Mr. Justice Guildhall.

York/hire, fame day, at the Castle. Hertfordshire, Thursday, March 22, ar


Efex, Monday 26, at Chelmsford.
Lord Chief Justice Wilmot, and Mr. Baron Sulex, Monday, April 2, at. Eait Grim-

stead. Backs, Monday the 5th of March, at Aylef- Surry, Wednesday 3, at Kingston upon bury.

Bedfordfire, Thursday the 8th, at Bed- Kent, Monday 9, at Maidstone.

Huntingdonshire, Saturday 10, at Hunting-


Mr. Justice Bathurst, and Mr. Justice Cambridgeshire, Tueslay 13, at Cambridge.

Willes. Norfolk, Friday 16, at Thetforii.

Southampton, Wednesday, March 27, at Suffolk, Tuesday 20, at Bury St. Edmund's. the Castle of Winton.

Wilts, Saturday the 30th, at New Sarum. MIDLAND CIRCUIT.

Dorset, Thursday, April 5, at Dorchelter. Lord Chief Baron Parker, and Mr. Justice Devon, Monday the gth, at the Castle of Afton.

Exeter. Rutland, Tuesday the 27th of February at City and County of Exon, same day, at the Okeham.

Guildhall. Lincolnshire, Wednesday the 28th, at the Cornwall, Monday the 16th, at Launcel

Castle. City of Lincoln, the same day, at Lincoln. Somerset, Monday the 2 3d, at the Castle of Nottinghamshire, Monday March 5, at Not Taunton.

tingbam. Town of Nottingham, same day, at Not


Mr. Baron Perrott, and Mr. Justice Yates. Derbyshire, Thursday the 8th, at Derby. Berkshire, Thuriday, March 8, at Reading. Leicestershire, Tuesday 17, at the Cartie. Oxfordshire, Saturday 10, at Oxford. Borough of I eicester, fame day, at Leicef- Worcestershire, Wednesday 14, at Worces-,

ter City of Coventry, Saturday 17, at Coven City of Worcester, fame day, at the said uy.




Monmouthshire, Thursday 22, at Mon- 'ker, his Majesty's first Seejeant at Law. mouth.

Radnordhire, Monday, April 2, at Presa Herefordshire, Saturday 24, at Hereford. teign. Shropshire, Thursday 29, at Shrewsbury. Brecon thire, Saturday, April 7, at Brecon. -Scaffreddhire, Tuesday, April 3, at Stafford. Glamorganshire, Saturday, April 14, at

SOUTH WALES CIRCUIT. Cowbridge. John Williams, Esq; and William Whita

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Conftantinople, Dec. 18.

Rome say, that the Pope will soon bold a new HE hopes that the Porte might make Confiftory, and nominate two Cardinals.

a peace this winter with the Russians Notwithitanding the efforts of the Ministers are quite vanished, and greater preparations of the Courts of the House of Bourbon, the than ever are making for the ensuing campaign. negociation for accommodating matters be

The Cadis or 'Turkish Judges in Moldavia tween them and the Holy See is not yet ter and Valachia having deposed before the Dio minated. It seems that the different courts van, that the inhabitants of those provinces do not think in all respects alike, and that of had resolved not to defend themselves againt France does not infilt fo ftrongly upon the the Rubans, but to furrender to them, the dissolution of the Jesuits, as the others, and Sultan has declared them all rebels, and con. that of Portugal. The Sovereign Pontiff has Seguently that they deserve to be punished written a letter to his Faithful Majesty, the with death. The Sultan has accordingly King of Portugal, to congratulate him on published an ordinance by which three Pachas God's mercy thewn to him by preserving his are ordered to go into Moldavia and Valachia, life from the late danger it was exposed to. with a considerable body of troops to drive Extract of Letter from Col. Drewitî, incamp. but the enemy from thence, and likewise to ed near Kalitch, January 26, to a Gentlekill all the inhabitants, even the women and man at Warsaw. children, except they consent to embrace the • I take this opportunity to acquaint you, taw of Mahometa

that on Tuesday the 23d inft. I intirely deAvignon, Jan. 9. The 21st of last month feated the Sieur Swaniawski, Regimentary in the afternoon, a fight fhock of an earth. General of all Poland. The said Regimen. quake was felt here, but a very violent one tary and three other Marshals were taken happened at Bedarides, and other places in prisoners in this action, which cost then that neighbourhood. The inhabitants were 1500 men, who were killed upon the spot, frightened so terribly, that they left their and the loss of 15 pieces of cannon. My houses, which was very fortunate, for they all lofs is very moderate both in killed ani fell down by piece-meal. The roof of the wounded.' church opened in several places, and the Warsaw, Jan. 27. Yesterday an express fteeple threatens to fall, being much cracked. arrived with advice, that a body of ConfedeThis terrible shock was also felt at Chateau rates have taken ac Sidleo, an estate belongNeuf Calcernier, which is fituated on a, ing to Prince Czartoryski, Grand Chancellor mountain, a small league distant from Beda- of Lithuania, Count' Grabowski, late Mar. rides; many people who were in the streets tal of the Confederacy of the Diffidents, toat that time were thrown down. It is to be gether with his brother, Chief of the Lithuafeared that this terrible event will have fome nian horse guards, both Majors-General in the bad consequences; many wells arę spoiled by army of that Grand Duchy and Knights of it, and particularly those of two people in this the order of St. Alexander in Ruffia. The city, whose water is become black ever fince two Officers lived retired upon that estate, the earthquake.

without any apprehensions of being moleftes Rome, jan. 20. M. De Marefolschi, by by the Confederates. After plundering and order of the Pope, having asked Mr. Aspuru, ufing them very ill, they were put in a waggon Ambassador from the Court of Madrid, for all and carried away, but it is not known whi. the letters that Philip II. wrote to Sixtus V. ther. This affoir makes a great noise, and in regard to the suppreffion of the Jesuits, it is not doubted but the Rusjan Ambatiador and those that Pope wrote him in answer; will inlist upon these Noblemen being let at the Amballojor cold him he could not do it liberty. Without orders from bis Courts, upon which, Frontiers of Poland, Jan. 28. On the 2zd M. De Marefolschi Newed him the Court of instant the Confederates attacked Colocel Madrid's order, and all the letters were deli. Drewitz near Dobra, but he received them in vered to the Pope.

such a manner, that they lost all their infan. Florence. Jan. 20, The last advices from iry and artillery. It is said, ther the Ruthians


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there only 6000 men, and the Confederates province have abandoned their houses, and between 7 and 8000. This is the firft time, numbers of them have taken refuge in Tran, and very likely the last, that the Confederates fylvania, will dare to attack the Russians and give them Extract of a Letter from the Hague, Feb. 1$ battle according to she rules of war,

• People who are well acquainted with the Vienna; Jan. 27. Letters from Hertnan- búfine.s of this country say, that by the late had advise, that the begioning of this month arrets published at Paris tespéčting the funds, the Turks fell upon Buckereft, the capital of the province of Holland alone fuffers a loss of Valachia, and drove the Russians from thence; three millions ; which we may very well Come days after ibe Rullians returned, drove conceive when we consider how much the away the Turks again, and pursued them a Dutch are engaged in the French funds. great way. Many of the inbabi.ants of that

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January 30.

dignity of the city, and perfe&tly consistent 1 RE L'ÀN D

with every true fyftem of æconomy, to grant Dublin, Januały 23.

to the said Dr. Charles Lucas a competent an1770. It appearing from the abftract the grateful sense we entertain of his emia that a petition was regularly lodged, praying, nent services, as an example well worthy the that a competent annual Atipend should be imitation of all great cities and towns corpos granted to Dr. Charles Lucas; and the said rate, to render their Representatives indepen, petition being with held by the Lord Mayor dent of Court favour. and Board of Aldermen, ibe Town Clerk was Your Lordship and Honours will be pleadirected to lay a copy thereof before the Com sed to take wie premises into your confidco mons, which he accordingly did, and the ration, and grant the said annual Äipend. same is as follows :

And your petitioners will pray. To the Right Hon. the Lord Mayor, Sheriffs,

Examined, HENRY GOxxL. Commons; and citizens of the city of Dublin. Resolved unanimously, That Dr. Charles

The petition of certain of the Commons, Lucas, one of our worthy Repre'entatives, is theweth,

intitled to every thark of city favour, for his That as the revenue of the city is every eminent services as a private cititen; and for day increasing, some part of it ought in jur. his faithful and upright conduct in Parliatiee to be appropriated to the easy and comfortable support of such citizens as have, in Resolved; That it is the opinion of the an eminent degree, exerted their beft talents, Sheriffs and Commons, that the settling of dedicated theit time, and sacrificed, on every an annual ftioend upon the said Dr. Charles fit occafion, their own private intereft to the Lucas, at this time, would be very becoming benefit and advantage of the community. the honour and dignity of this city.

That our worthy representative in Parlia Resolved, that the Sheriffs and Commons ment, Dr. Charles Lucas, has discharged the are uniformly opposed and prevented by the several duties of a citizen, as well as the great other House, from paying proper regard and trust reposed in him by his conftituents, with respot to distinguished merit, how manifefly a diligence and integrity more applauded than' soever èxerted for the interest of this city, and imitated; to which even his most zealous opa the kingdom in general. ponents in political pursuits every day bear ALTRID HOWARD, Clerk of the Commons. teftimeny. Thac his conftituents and fellow-citizens

February 1. are bound by every tie of duty, affection and Last week; in consequenee of an alvertisegratitude, to make him fome honourable com ment for that putpose, the merchants of Bris. pensation for that loss of time, furtune, and tol afsembled at their hall, in order to ascereven health, wbich he hath futained by a tain what orders they had received from faithful and honeft discharge of his duty. America, and whether they were conditional

That your petitioners every day fee persons or not ; when it appeared, that the merely of no very exciaordinary parts, for services conditional ofdërs on the scpeal; of the late not much felt, and for a conduct not univer- aes amounted 10 200,000 l. The particulars, sally approved, raised to stations of honour and it was agreed, to tranimit to Matthew Brick profit by the Crown, whilft the real setvants dale, Eig. (one of their Membess) and reof the public are forgotten or neglected. quek his utmost altistance in obtaining a re

Your petitioners therefore apprehend, ibat peal Gf the ftid acts. it would be highly becoming she honour and A few days since died Mr, Stephen Swaia,


keeper of the lunatics, and head carpenter of town, from the North West to the South Goy's-hospital; and on a person's making an East, and occafioned much astonishment front application to a proctor in Doctors-Commons, the great light it gave ; A boy standing at s to search the will of the deceased, which is door in Pilgrim-itreet was ftruck down, but proved in the Prerogative-court of Canter- happily received no hurt ; and a woman in bury, he found the following legacy left to Park-houre lane was so scorched in the face, him and his wife. Item, I give and be that the cannot come near a fire, and it is queath to John A -n, victualler, and feared will lose an eye. It was followed by Frances his wife, the sum of sixpence, to buy uncommon lightning the whole-night. cach of them a halter, for fear the Sheriff's

February 7. thould not be provided.

The following is an accurate Copy of the February s:

LORDS PROTEST, in Ireland, aExtract of a Letter from Stamford, Jan. 24. gaint the late Bill for augmenting the

• A few days fince happened the following Army in that Kingdom. accident : Two young women, daughters Die Sabbati, 23 Decembris, 1769. of Mr. Groom and Mr. Lowe, of this town, Á bill intitled, an act for granting to his having been out upon a vilit to Cliff, were re- Majesty the several duties, rates, impofitions, turning home both upon a horse; they had a &c. being read a third time, the question was man with them to open the gates, &c. through put, Whether this bill fall pals? the forest ; but while he was fastening one, It was resolved in the affirmative, they rode on, in high spirits, pretty briskly, | Diffentient, and thought they could manage the next ift. Because we conceive that the propofi themfelves; bofora the gate there was a deep tion of an augmentation is altered in formy ditch, with a aarrow bridge over it; in back not in fact, and because it was not to the apa ing the horse, his hind feet dipped off the pearance, but to the substance and body of bridge; Miss Lowe, seeing the danger, jump'd the measure that we gave our negative laft into the ditch, Mifs Groom fell off back, seffion. wards close by her, and the borse fell in upon 2dly, Because when we reflect upon the them both. When the man came up, he ability and numbers of the people of Ireland, could give them no relief, though they kept we think it will be a very extraordinary exer. their heads just above the mire; for if he had tion in the time of peace, to increase our army meddled with the horse, they must inevitably to within 2000 men of the peace eftablishment have been trampled. to pieces, and the man of Great Britain. was not able to pull either of them from un. 3dly, Because we cannot help confidering der. In this situation they lay Itroaking and an increase of a standing army in Ireland, as a patting the horse, to keep him from Arug- dangerous engine in the hands of an Englife ling, and desired the man to make all speed Minister. back for affiftance"; he never thought of call. Athly, Because it was this reason that in. ing out for help, else, in all probability, both duced the English legislature, in the year, might have been saved, but went back again 1699, to limit the troops in Ireland to 120.0 (a mile and a half) to Clif. The poor crca men, against the express with of their deli.. tures lay in this distress, holding each other's verer. hands, and supporting one another to the latt şthly, Because when the fears of men fol. extremity, till, quite worn out, Miss Groom's licited an augmentation of the Irish army in head sunk under water, and the into the arms the year 1945, by the wise and d finterested, of death : Miss Lowe mut have perished like repreientations of the chief Governor, the wise in a few minutes, but, fortunately for Earl of Chesterfield, it was laid aside in the her, fix or seven men came, and by means of House of Commons. a rope fastened round har middle, dragged her 6thly, Because this transaction has been from under the horse. She was just able to considered as peculiarly laudable in the unspeak, and begged they would pull her out, if paralleled administration of that incomparable the left her limbs behind her. By this time, Nobleman. Mr. Groom, who had heard of the accident, 7thly, Because if time and experience have got there, and could see only the buckle of verified the fagacity of those seasons, and his daughter's fhoe ; when he found she was shown that there was no neceflity for more dead, he fainted away. Miss Lowe was car than twelve thousand men, in the times im. ried back to Cliff, and was very ill a long mediately subsequent to the Revolution, nor time, but is in a fair way of recovery; the in those of a Scotch rebellion, we cannot conJast words the remembers to have heard Miss ceive it expedient now, when the late belligeGroom speak, were, that she wished the could rent Powers of the western parts of Europe arc once more see her dear father and mother. lulled into the most profound peace and secus She was just nineteen years of age, and was a rity. very deserving fine young woman.'

Sthly, Because from an use that was made February 6.

of a part of the Irish army in North America, Newcastle, Feb. 3. Saturday night, about immediately after the late proposal of an auge ten o'clock, a large ball of fire pafled over this' mentation, we are apprehcafire of a dchgn of


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