Tars Synod comnmeneed its ananal-sittings ?? 05 * ?? tst124ielr; -the:Fjrs Presbyterian Church. There was a large attendance of ministers and elders. The preliminary services having concluded, The Moderator (Rev. F. J. Porter) preached an ox- cellent sermon, from Ps. xlviii. 2.
Zbe zcrmp. PROMOTiONS AND EXCHANGES. fAR-OrFICIE, 55AY 19. 3rd Dragoon G ?? A. Neave, to be Lieut., by purchase, vice Wright, who retires. 6th Dragoons-J. B. Baillie, to be Cornet, by pur- chase, vice Stewart, promoted. 16th Light Dragoons-Capt. IV. T. Dickson, to be Major, by pu
THiE CROPS. Do-exr .a-The weather for the last week has been deliahtfidi. There irave been some heavy showers of rain, which will have the tendency of invigorating the crops, which ]bolt so well in this locality, and generally all througlh this and the surronnding counties. Smnio
Ho use of Comrons, yesterday. BELFAST AND WEST OF IRELAND JUNCTION RAIWAY BILL.I Examination of witnesses on behalf of this line and against the Dundalk scheme was proceeded with. Sur- geon Ryan, of Dublin, a shareholder in the Dendalk line, was called to prove that there were so
BELFAST POLICE COURT.-C-ZO-DAT. [Before IV. S. TrAcy, F. , P.. TirEsE wire tllitv-six cases o(n tie books for trial, none of tho!m or any great inrierest, either suLstan- tially or legally. USNSOUNT1 POUT. |AIr. F. Rea, clerk of the markets, prosecuted a man nanmetI ?? M'Grotl7,
'rGs grain trade has not recovered the depression no- ticed last week, owing to the combined influence of; heavy arrivals and favourable weather for the crops. The trade during the week has been nearly in retail, and wheat must be quoted Is per qr. lower. The arri- vals during t
TEHE WEST END FAMILY WINE iVAELS, 16, DOINEGALL PLACE. COGNAC BRANDY, 10 Years Old. JOHN JAMISON &- SON-s, 5 Year Old 'Whiskey0 GEO. ROE & SON'S, S do. dIO. JOHN ?6ILLERS, Comber, 41 do. do. 'Sal LEE & SON, ?? ~ Jewellers to the Queen, Watchmakers, Silversmiths and Opticiansi - ?
, moomm 5ales5 to (auction. D SALE OF t- Superior Mo1dern ]Furniture; Antique Carved ?? ak Cabinet, Wardrobes, and Chairs; Cabinet Piano-Porte; Large Chimney Glass; Paintinlgs; Book-Cases, &c. T1O .13k SOLD BY AUCTION, WITHOUT rFRSFaVE, At No. 3, LOWER CRESCE-NT, en WEDNESDAY nex
GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE ESTABLISHED CHURCH OF SCOTLAND Wednesday, May 24. The General Assembly met to-day at eleven o'clock -Dr. Grant, Moderator. RSEPORT ON SABSATR sCHOOLS. Dr. CRAIK read a report from the committee on Sabbath Schools, which showed that there were 1,155 of thes