Lord THANET and Mr. GREY have communicated to the Board of Agriculture their
conviction, from experiments, that lime sown by hand, or distributed by a
machine, is an infallible protection to the turnip against the destructive ravages
of the fly.
Such has been in some parts, the abundant breed of Partridges this year, that
a father and son, in some fields between Oxford and Whitney, killed, in one
morning last week, 17 1/2 brace, and in the afternoon 10 brace, making a total
of 27 1/2 brace in one day!
A few nights ago a fire was perceived in the new tobacco store, at the
Custom-house, Dublin, the flames of which ascended with such rapidity, that great
fear was entertained of its communicating to the adjoining buildings, in which
were stored upwards of £200,000 worth of tobacco and other mercantile property,
but through the exertations of some officers, who were on duty, the flames
The fire originated by the sentry box taking fire, in which one of the daily
gatekeepers stands; fortunately the night was calm or the consequences might
have been dreadful to the shipping in the dock, which is close to the stores.
In consequence it appears, of the Resolutions passed by the German Diet of
20th September, an Ordinance has been issued at Hanover, enforcing an old edict
of George I, and afterwards renewed by George II. subjecting every publication
throughout the Dominions of Hanover, and if the publisher be an Hanoverian
subject, every work to be published beyond those dominions, to a preliminary
Censorship. There are further restraints imposed on republications of works
printed in other parts of Germany and on Newspapers and Periodical Journals.