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upon the credit of the community, the sum The Incorporation of Mary's Chapel, the necessary to enable them to fulfil their enRoyal College and Incorporation of Sur- gagement. geons, and the Hammermen, of Edinburgh, 10.--A new sort of potato, called the bread -and the Guildry Incorporation of Dun- fruit potato, from its uncommon productivedee,-have determined to oppose the bill ness, is getting rapidly into estimation. Mr now pending in Parliament, relative to the Inman of Spaxton, near Bridgewater, plantrevenues and expenditure of the royal ed last year, in the common way, in a heavy burghs.
soil, without manure, or any extra attenThe Earl of Hopetoun has subscribed fifty tion, two potatoes of that variety, weighing guineas to the Astronomical Institution. four ounces; the produce was 264 ounces,
Curious Attachment. There is at Bare being an increase per acre (allowing six clay's Hotel, Adams' Square, in this city, sacks to be the proper quantity to seed an a hen which has been sitting the usual acre) of 396 sacks. Heligoland beans may time, but being deprived of her little family be cultivated with the bread fruit potato by the severity of the weather, she has at. with success, by dropping about half a tached herself to a small pig that has been bushel per acre in the channels with the potaken from his natural protector, and she tatoes when planted, as they grow and ripen clucks round him, and shelters him under at the same time, without deteriorating the her wings, with paternal solicitude and ten- crop of potatoes. derness. The little pig, grateful for this New Plough. A farmer at Ringway, peculiar favour conferred upon him, is e- in Lancashire, has completed a running qually attached to his adopted parent. plough, on which are a pair of rollers.
The Freeholders and Commissioners of one operation it ploughs two furrows, laying Supply of the county of Perth, have agreed one to the right and the other to the left, to place a portrait of his Grace the Duke of and rolls two half-butts, leaving the surface Atholl in the new county-hall, as a testi- smooth even for the scythe. mony of respect and esteem for his charac
12.-On Friday night, in the House of ter, and for the eminent services he has ren- Commons, the Scots Burgh Regulation dered to the county of Perth, and are to re- Bill, with due regard to the universal voice quest his Grace to sit for that purpose. against it, was ordered to be read a second
4.-On Saturday, between three and four time that day six months. o'clock, the foundation stone of the new 13.-On Wednesday the following disObservatory, for the Astronomical Institu- tressing accident happened at Coats, near tion on the Calton Hall, was laid with the Airdrie :-A number of men, employed in visual ceremonies. A list of the directors, taking down the gable of an old house, stacontributors, or members of the society, en- tioned James Leggat to give the alarm ; graved on a plate of platina, also the gold, which he did, but not coming away time