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tion of the works of art by the men of his battalion. The project proved a success, and the example was followed at other military stations. When subsequently his battalion served in India, he continued to stimulate his men to persevere in the occupations which accorded with their taste.

June 17.-ARNOTT, Dr. GEORGE A. WALKER, Professor of Botany in the University of Glasgow, died in that city, aged 69 years. He was the author of several important botanical works. June 30.-BASTIANINI, GIOVANNI, an Italian sculptor. He began his life as a stone-breaker in the quarries, but, evincing a fine artistic taste, was educated by Treglierami, the famous collector of Tuscan antiquities. He worked in the studio of Fedi, producing busts and groups in marble and terra-cotta for the Florentine antiquarian Freppa. In 1865, at the Paris Industrial Exposition, a terra-cotta bust, marked in the catalogue as the portrait of Jerome Benivieni, attracted the attention of connoisseurs, who decided unanimously that it was the product of the fifteenth or sixteenth century. Subsequently it was sold for a large sum to the Imperial Museum, and it was not until toward the close of 1867 discovered to have been the portrait of an old tobacco-roller, who had sat, day after day, to Bastianini. Other works also, among which was a bust of Savonarola, and of a Florentine singer, supposed to have been antique, were proved to have been his own. Having sold them himself for comparatively insignificant sums, his patrons had, unknown to him, profited largely by allowing them to pass as antique specimens. It was just as his dreams of fame were about to be realized that he was carried off by the Florentine plague.

June--CAPENDU, ERNEST, a French novelist and dramatist, died of softening of the brain, in Paris, aged 40 years. He was the son of a wine-merchant, and born in affluence, but early ran through his property, and in his struggles for a livelihood turned his attention o his pen. He was the author of a popular comedy, "Les Faux Bonhommes," and also of several novels.

July 10.-NAYLOR, Rev. W., an English Wesleyan clergyman, died at his residence, Holyhead Road, aged 86 years. His itinerant abors continued from 1802 until the Confernce of 1862 (threescore years), when he became a "supernumerary." He was pastor of nost of the leading circuits of the connection, nd chairman of influential districts. Through nore than half a century he was identified with every great movement of Methodism. He was one of the ministers that took part in the ormation of the Wesleyan Methodist Missionry Society, and was spared to preach one of he sermons at its jubilee.

July 12.-TALON, Vicomte CERTUS, a French soldier and sportsman, died near Aix-la-Chapelle, of cancer of the stomach. He was a Frenchman by birth, but English in all

his tastes and pursuits. Though surrounded by the luxuries of wealth and position, when the Crimean War broke out he enlisted in the British service, and proved himself a gallant officer. In sporting circles he became widely known, and was one of the most daring steeplechase riders in Europe.

July 13.-KIRWAN, Very Rev. ANTONY LATOUCHE, D. D., a clergyman of the Established Church of Ireland, Dean of Limerick since 1849, died in that city. He was son of the celebrated Dean Kirwan of St. Patrick's, Dublin, who was the friend of Burke, Sheridan, and the other great wits and orators of Ireland at the close of the last century.

July 16.-PISAREF, DIMITRY, an eminent Russian philosopher and essayist, died near Revel, in Esthonia, aged 28 years. At the early age of sixteen he became a student in the University of St. Petersburg, and, after having greatly distinguished himself there, at the age of nineteen he was intrusted with the direction of the critical department of the journal styled Razsvyet or Dawn. His articles in that paper and in the Russkoe Slovo, or Russian Word, of which he became in 1861 the chief support, soon attracted great attention, especially those on "The Scholastic Philosophy of the Nineteenth Century" and "The Idealism of Plato." For several years he continued to write upon philosophy, history, science, and literature, and with such industry that his collected essays fill more than ten volumes. His influence soon became very great, especially with the younger generation of readers. But after a time his writings became obnoxious to the Government. In 1862 he was arrested on a charge of political agitation, and, after having been kept two years in confinement, was sentenced to be imprisoned in a fortress for two years more. was during his imprisonment that his most brilliant essays were written, for his literary activity was not thereby affected. But when he was released, owing to the amnesty granted on the occasion of the marriage of the Czarewich, his health was found to be considerably impaired. In the summer of 1868, he was sent by his physicians to a seaside watering-place near Revel, and there was seized with a fit while bathing, and died immediately.


July 18.-COYNE, JOSEPH STIRLING, an Irish dramatist, antiquarian, and author, died in London, aged 65 years. He was the son of an officer in the Irish commissariat, and was born at Birr, King's County, in 1805; was educated at Dungannon School, and studied law, but, finding it distasteful, relinquished it, and in 1837 went to England and soon established a reputation as a playwright. Continuing to furnish the London theatres with dramas, comedies, and farces, he found time to write several works of fiction, and a book on the "Scenery and Antiquities of Ireland." Mr. Coyne was associated with Mr. Mark Lemon, Mr. Henry Mayhew, and other littérateurs of the light school, in the establishment of Punch.

July 21.-THOMAS, GEORGE HOUSMAN, a distinguished English artist and designer, died at Boulogne, France. He was born in London, December 7, 1824, studied engraving in Paris, and in 1845 came to the United States and accepted an engagement to illustrate a newspaper. After the expiration of about two years he went to Italy, and was in Rome during the siege of that city by the French. Many of his sketches of the siege appeared in The Illustrated London News at the time, and on his return to England, in 1849, he painted a picture of "Garibaldi at the Siege of Rome," which was exhibited at the Royal Academy. His drawings in The Illustrated News attracted the attention of Queen Victoria, and he received a commission from her Majesty to paint "The Queen Giving the Medals to the Crimean Heroes," exhibited at the Academy. Until very recently, much of his time had been taken up by designs for books; and ill-health, from which he suffered for many years, prevented him from giving his time entirely to painting.

July 30.-GARNER, THOMAS, a distinguished line engraver, died at Birmingham, at an advanced age. His chief engravings in the pure line style were the small series of Hogarth's "Rake's Progress," many of Daniel's Indian subjects, and some of the Art Journal engravings. Mr. Garner was a member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists.

July--LIMAYRAO, PAULIN, an able political and belles-lettres writer, died in Paris. He was born at Caussade, February 20, 1817, and began his literary career in 1840. From 1843 to 1845 he was one of the editors of the Revue des Deux Mondes, and contributed to other periodicals. In 1849 he wrote a five-act comedy, "La Comédie en Espagne," which, though never played, owing to political events, obtained for him, in 1855, the Cross of Commander of the Order of Charles III. of Spain. From 1852 to 1855 he was literary editor of the Presse newspaper, and in May, 1856, he became one of the political editors of the Constitutionnel. He was also a writer for the Patrie, and in June, 1861, became editor-in-chief of the Pays, a position he left in October of the same year for the Constitutionnel. He was decorated with the Legion of Honor in 1856, and in 1861 was promoted to be a Grand Officer.

Aug. 2.-BLAKENEY, Field-Marshal Sir EDWARD, G. C. B., Governor of Chelsea Hospital, and senior officer in the British Army; died at the Hospital, aged 90 years. He entered the army at an early age; saw service in the West Indies; took part in the expedition to Holland; served through the Peninsular campaigns with distinction, winning much honor at Ciudad Rodrigo, Badajoz, Vittoria, and Pampeluna. In 1814 he served in America, and the following year at Waterloo. From 1838 he held for many years command of the forces in Ireland. In 1855 he was appointed Lieutenant-Governor of Chelsea Hospital, and upon the death of Sir Colin Halkett, two months after, was made

Governor. Sir Edward held a commission seventy-four years. In 1862 he received the baton of a field-marshal.

Aug. 3. PERTHES, BOUCHER DE CREVECŒETE, founder of the science of Paleontology, and an eminent geologist, died at Abbeville, France, aged 80 years. He was the first to call the attention of the scientific world to those remarkable relics of the earliest ages, the flint imple ments used by man before the discovery of metals. After enduring the ridicule of the incredulous as a visionary, he succeeded in proving that there had been in Europe an age of stone. His valuable collection of flint inplements now forms an important part of the Gallo-Roman Museum, at St. Germain.

Aug. 5. LUSHINGTON, Rt. Hon. STEPHEN RUMBOLD, M. P., formerly Secretary of the Treasury, and Governor of Madras, died in Kent, aged 93 years. He was the son of the late Rev. J. S. Lushington, was born in 1773, and received his education at Rugby. He was returned to the House of Commons as member for Rye, in 1807, and afterward for Canterbury, He was for nearly fourteen years chairman of Ways and Means in the House of Commons and from 1814 till 1827 Joint Secretary to the Treasury. From 1827 till 1832 he was Governor of Madras, and while holding that position be published the "Life and Services of General Lord Harris," whose daughter he married. He was sworn a Privy Councillor in 1827, and was created an honorary D. C. L., by the Univer sity of Oxford.

Aug. 10.-COOKE, JOHN DOUGLAS, an English journalist, died in London. He served an early apprenticeship to the press, having been 007nected from his youth with both daily and weekly papers; was for some years editor of the London Morning Chronicle, and since that time, of the Saturday Review. Though not a great writer, he was a journalist in the most practical sense of the word, his administrative ability, taste, and judgment enabling him tə meet the requirements of the time, and gratify, while moulding, the public taste.

Aug. 14.-HIGGINS, MATTHEW JAMES, better known to the reading world as "Jacob Ornium," died at his residence in London, aged about 53 years. He was educated at Eton, where he was the contemporary of Mr. Gladstone, and afterward graduated at New College, Oxford. For several years he held a commission in the British Army. He was for a long period an attaché of the London Times, and a valued contributor to many of the English periodicals. At first he wrote over various nommes de plume, but he finally adopted that of "Jacob Omnium." His style was terse and vigorous, and as a satirist he was so severe as to inspire fear. He was a man of sterling honesty, dauntless courage, and yet possessing a remarkably genial nature.

Aug. 25.-VAN LENNEP, JACOB, a brilliant Dutch writer and novelist, died at Amsterdam He was born in 1802. He was the author of a

vast number of tales, some of which were translated into English. He also translated into Dutch some of Shakespeare's plays, and certain selections from modern English poets. Aug. 26.-HUGO, Madame ADÈLE FOUCHER, wife of the poet and novelist, died at Brussels, aged about 62 years. In 1822 she was married to Victor Hugo, an attachment having sprung up between them in childhood, and through life she was ever his constant and devoted friend and companion, rejoicing with him in the days of his prosperity and afterward sharing with him and brightening his exile. In 1863, she prepared a life of her husband under the title "Victor Hugo raconté par un témoin de sa vie " (2 vols.).

Aug. 28.-MOHAMMED, ISHMAEL KHAN AGA, an eccentric Persian gentleman residing in Paris, died in that city, aged about 78 years. He was the son of a distinguished Oriental dip lomatist, who, having been sent by the Shah of Persia on a mission to the English authorities at Bombay, was accidentally killed in a riot through the wanton carelessness of some English officials. Through the Shah, the son received a pension of £5,000, which was regularly transmitted to him for the last forty years of his life. He lived in the Rue Rivoli, opposite the Tuileries, dressed in rich Oriental costume, and was a regular attendant upon the opera and theatre, but allowed himself no associates or correspondents,, living in the strictest seclusion, though occasionally admitting members of the English and Persian Legations as visitors. In a quiet way he assisted the public charities, but his desire seemed to be to shroud himself in mystery.

Aug. 30.-SMITH, GEORGE, D. D., an English Wesleyan preacher and author, died at Camborne, Eng., aged 68 years. He was the son of a carpenter, and was educated in a Lancasberian school. One of his first productions was lecture on the "Chronology of the Book of Genesis," which was soon followed by an essay on the "Origin and Antiquity of Alphabetical Characters." Then came the "Religion of Anient Britain historically considered." After some years he published his "Sacred Annals," whtch have been reprinted in this countryind "Lectures to Local Preachers," in parts, which were imported from England. Dr. Smith's most popular work, however, is his History of Wesleyan Methodism," which has urnished much of the most valuable matter in Dr. Stevens's History.

Aug.—.—BEY, Dr. CLOT, an eminent phyician of Marseilles, France; died there, aged 5 years. He had acquired a well-merited reputation by his success in establishing medial instruction and practice in Egypt. During he last ten years he lived in France in retirenent, but had long been associate of the most mportant academies of Europe, and Comnander of the Legion of Honor.

Aug.--CATTERMOLE, GEORGE, an eminent English water-color artist, died in London,

aged 68 years. He was born in Norfolk. When quite young he excelled as a draughtsman, and contributed some fine drawings to "Britton's Cathedrals." At the age of thirty he commenced exhibiting at the "Water Color Society," continuing do so for twenty years. He particularly excelled in wild, romantic pictures, depicting with great taste scenes from the civil wars. Among scriptural subjects, his best work is "Christ Preaching on the Steps of the Temple." He received a medal at the French Exhibition of 1855.

Aug. --WAAGEN, GUSTAV FRIEDRICH, a German author and art critic, died at Copenhagen. He was born in Hamburg, February 11, 1794. He began life as an artist, but, in 1813, laid aside his pencil for the musket, and served as a volunteer in the Prussian army. Retiring from the war, he resumed his studies in the galleries of Berlin, Dresden, Heidelberg, and Munich, establishing himself in the latter city in 1820, where he published his first work, a pamphlet on the Egyptian mummies. In 1823 he was appointed director of the Royal Gallery of Paintings in Berlin, and, in 1832, of the portrait gallery of the new Museum in that city. In 1844 he delivered a course of instruction at the University of Berlin, on the history of art. In 1837 he published an elaborate work on "Art History and Criticism in England and France." In 1854, "Treasures of Art in Great Britain," followed by a supplementary volume in 1858. He was also the author of other volumes upon art, and a variety of miscellaneous essays.

Sept. 17.-MAJORIBANKS, EDWARD, Sen., an English banker, partner in Coutts's Bank, died at Greenlands, Bucks County, aged 94 years. He was born in Lees, Berwickshire, and educated at the University of Edinburgh, where he was a favorite pupil of Dugald Stewart. Subsequently he obtained a scholarship at Baliol College, Oxford, but did not reside there, having been taken into the banking establishment of his relative, Thomas Coutts. In 1797 he became junior partner of the firm, and forty years after was senior partner, holding that position for a period of thirty-one years. He was a man of determined energy of character, firm in his integrity, and genial in his nature.

Sept. 19.-SEFTON, JOHN, a celebrated English actor, died in New York City. He was born in Liverpool, January 15, 1805, and was educated for the bar, but preferred the stage. His principal reputation was attained as a low comedy actor, and in the representation of certain characters in that line he had no superior either in England or the United States. He began his professional career at the age of sixteen. In the year 1827 he came to this country, and was engaged for two seasons at the Walnut Street Theatre, Philadelphia. Mr. Webster, of the Adelphi Theatre, London, had written a comic drama called "The Golden Farmer," and he presented a copy of it to his friend, Sefton. This drama contains the great

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part of Jemmy Twitcher, with its "Oh, Mowses," and "Vel, vot hof it!" which Mr. Sefton first acted in Philadelphia, in 1834, without making any particular sensation. But, in a short time after, Manager Dinneford built the little New Franklin Theatre in New York, and engaged him as his low comedian. The first season at the New Franklin proceeded very quietly, until, at three days' notice, "The Golden Farmer' was produced. Mr. Sefton did not then care much for the part of Jemmy Twitcher. Indeed, it was one of the only two characters he ever refused to play. But, from its first night in New York, it was a decided hit. "The Golden Farmer was repeated at one hundred and two performances, and was followed up with "Jemmy Twitcher in France." From the profits of those performances Dinneford was able to build the old Bowery Theatre. For many years afterward Mr. Sefton used to star Jemmy Twitcher through the country, when the regular season was over, and it never failed to draw crowded houses and enthusiastic applause. When Niblo's was burned down, Sefton acted as stage manager at the Astor Place Opera House during the performances of an Italian company, and during the celebrated Macready riot. Afterward he was stage manager at Richmond; at the Walnut, Philadelphia, under Marshall; at Charleston and Columbia, S. C., and at New Orleans under Placide. His last appearance was during the latter part of the month of October, 1867, at the Broadway Theatre, for the benefit of Barton Hill, when he appeared in the character which was his greatest success.

Sept.-CORDOVA, FILIPPO, an Italian statesman and orator, Procurator-General and Senator, died at Florence, aged about 66 years. In early life he was distinguished as a barrister. He took an active part in the Revolution of 1848, in the kingdom of the Two Sicilies, and, upon its suppression by the late King of Naples, fled into exile. Fortunately, however, he obtained the patronage of Count Cavour, who employed him in the Statistical Department of the Board of Agriculture and Commerce in Piedmont. On the annexation of Sicily to Sardinia, Cordova was returned to the Italian Parliament, and he held office under Ricasoli and Ratazzi. He subsequently held the post of Procurator-General of the Court of Cassation, but retired some years since to a senatorial chair. He was an eloquent speaker, and not unlike Burke in style of oratory.

Sept. REYNOLDS, JOHN, an eminent teacher, botanist, and antiquarian, in London, died in that city, aged 76 years. He was born in Islington, was carefully educated, and, having established a school in St. John's Street, London, labored with untiring devotion there for upward of fifty years. He took an active part in founding the "Mechanics' Institute," also the Botanical Society of Regent's Park, and was an original member of the College of

Preceptors. He was an accomplished antiquarian, and an unwearied advocate of human progress.

Sept.-VIENNET, M., a French academician and author, died in Paris, aged 91 years. He entered the marine artillery in 1796, fought, under the first emperor, at Leip sic, and, upon the second restoration, was made an officer of the royal staff. Disappointed in his military ambition, he early turned his attention to literature. In the time of Lotis Philippe he was a peer. In 1824 he published his "Philosophical Promenade in Père la Chaise Cemetery." He subsequently wrote several fables and tragedies, among others "Clovis" and "Constantin." His academical discourses were models of purity of diction. and some of these, delivered in extreme old age, were among his best.

Oct. 28.-SUTHERLAND, HARRIET ELIZABETH GEORGIANA, Dowager Duchess of, formerly Mistress of the Robes to Queen Victoria, die? at her seat, Sutherland Castle. She was: daughter of the sixth Earl of Carlisle, and wa born in 1806. In 1823 she was married to the eldest son of the Marquis of Stafford, then Earl of Gower, who, in 1833, became Duke of Sutherland. She was Mistress of the Robes to Queen Victoria, under the Liberal ministries, until the death of her husband, in 1861, when she retired from the brilliant circle in which she had moved a prominent figure. She w noted, in youth, for her extraordinary beauty, and through life her character presented happy blending of delicacy and gentleness with firmness and decision. The late duchess greatly distinguished herself by her active support f the public movement of 1853, in deprecation of American slavery, and by her liberal eneetragement of the fine arts.

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Oct. CICERI, PIERRE LUC CHARIES, 3 celebrated French scene-painter, died in Paris aged 86 years. He was born at St. Cloud, is 1782, and displayed so decided a talent fr music that, at the age of fourteen, he was excellent violinist, and also something of operatic composer. After studying twen years at the Conservatoire de Musique, an setdent, which unfitted him for a public singer. obliged him to turn from vocal music to draw. ing, and, as a pupil of Bellangé, he soon de tinguished himself in the art of decoration an scene-painting. In 1810 he was intrusted by Jérome Bonaparte, King of Westphalia, with the decorations of the chief theatre of Cassel In 1826 he superintended the coronation feetivities of Charles X.

Oct. FARRANT, Colonel FRANCIS, E English diplomatist, and officer in the British Army, died at Dover, England, aged 64 years. He was formerly in the diplomatic service in the East. Having joined the Bombay Cavalry, he was employed by Lord William Bentinck in Persia, and afterward was secretary to the English minister plenipotentiary in that co try. He was also secretary of legation arl

cy in 1855.

chargé d'affaires at the court of Persia. IIe House and Attorney-General. He was a memresigned his appointment at the court of Te- ber of the Conference which met in Quebec in heran in 1852, and was promoted to a colonel- 1864, and of the London Conference which

settled the details of the Confederation Act. Oct. —:-HILDEBRANDT, EDOUARD, a geo- When the Union became a fact, he presented graphical painter, died in Berlin. He was born himself for election to the voters of Northumin Dantzic, and had made a considerable local berland, and was returned by a large majority. reputation as a landscape-painter when, through Nov. 10.—Hastings, Marquis of, a the influence of Humboldt, he was sent to Bra- young English nobleman, died in London, at zil to paint the scenery of that country. After- the age of 26 years. He inherited at an early ward he came to this country, and established age a large fortune, consisting principally of himself in New York, but his success not meet- landed estates, but his inordinate love for the ing his expectations, he returned to Prussia and sports of the turf and his reckless expenditures won some fame. His pictures were more val- in different directions speedily reduced him to uable as scientific records of scenery than at- bankruptcy, and sent him to an early grave. tractive to the public generally.

Nov. 12.-Havin, LEONOR JOSEPH, a French Oct. --Slam, Para-BARD-SAMDETCH-PARA- publicist and editor, died in Paris. He was PHARAMENDR-MAHA-MONKUT, first King of, born in 1799, at Saint Lô, and received his died at Bangkok. He was born about 1805, education in his native land, but his father, and succeeded his father, Rheu Din Klang, in having been a member of the National Conven1825, by right of bis being eldest son of the tion that decreed the death of Louis XVI., was Queen. He was, however, set aside by one of included in the list of proscribed regicides his elder brothers, and became a Buddhist drawn up on the restoration of the Bourbons monk, devoting a large portion of his time to to the throne of France, and being compelled studying dead and modern languages. He ac- to leave his country in 1816, his son accomquired a familiar knowledge of the sciences, panied him, sharing his exile till 1820. On his spoke English with great fluency, and was a return to France, the future journalist joined member of the Asiatic Society of Great Britain. the young men of the Liberal party, and in Upon the death of his brother, in April, 1856, he 1830 was elected a deputy from the provinces ascended the throne. Discarding the monastic of the west, charged with the duty of instructdress, he took the above title, and immediately ing the Provisional Government as to the instituted several reforms, among which, it may wants and views of the people of the departbe remarked, that he exercised his troops ac- ments. In 1839 he was chosen Secretary of cording to the European system, established a the Chamber of Deputies, to which he had royal printing-press, and granted freedom of been elected from Saint Lô in 1861, but his worship. In April, 1855, he concluded a liberal views made him obnoxious to the Govtreaty of commerce with Great Britain, and in ernment, and in 1842, through ministerial in1856 similar treaties with France and the fluence, he lost his position. Still retaining his United States. He paid great attention to seat, however, he ranged himself beside Odillon the development of the internal resources of Barrot, with whom he almost constantly acted his kingdom, and caused numerous roads, in the opposition. In the reform agitation he canals, etc., to be constructed in various parts took a principal part in organizing the banquet of Siam. În 1868 he afforded every possible of Thorigny, which led to such important refacility for enabling scientific men, coming from sults. After the revolution of February he other countries, to take observations of the was elected by an overwhelming vote to the eclipse.

Constituent Assembly, and on all political and -Tommy, a Japanese youth, an at- social questions voted with the Right till Detaché of the Japanese embassy, which visited cember. When Louis Napoleon had been the United States in 1860, was killed in one of elected President, Havin, allying himself with the late actions near Neegata. His bravery the Democratic party, exerted himself greatly had won for him several promotions. While to prolong the existence of the Constituent in this country his brilliancy and quickness of Assembly. He was subsequently elected memintellect made him a special favorite with the ber of the Council of State; and, in 1863, as an public.

opposition candidate, he was chosen to the Nor. 9.-JOHNSON, Hon. Jonn MERCEP, mem- Corps Législatif, both for Paris and Manche, her of the Dominion Parliament for Northum- but decided to sit for the latter. His fame berland, N. B. ; died there, aged 50 years. He rests principally upon his management of the was born in Liverpool, England, whence his Siècle, of which journal he was editor for sev, father, who was a timber-merchant, emigrated eral years, conducting it with a judgment and to New Brunswick. The son, having been edu- an ability that have given it a foremost rank cated in the Northumberland County Gram- among the political journals of France, and semar School, was admitted to the bar in 1840. cured for it a circulation not exceeded perhaps lle soon became a member of the Provincial by that of any newspaper of the same class in Legislature, and in 1854 was made Solicitor- France. General. In 1847 he was made Postmaster- Dec. 6.-SCHLEICHER, August, an eminent General, and was afterward Speaker of the German philologist and author, died at Jena.



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