between the feamen and the Irifh (ml-beavers (which it is to be hoped will fttbfxde in a few days) pre- vents, for the prefent, perfefit peace zmonglt them: but it will be dif- ficuIt to find men f0 adapted, from firength, Sec. to execute this labo- rious talk of coal heaving, as the Jriih are; and as they now fee the danger of even going armed, it is to‘ be hoped that peace and induf- try will fupply the place of tumult, Iefentment. and mifchief.

The court of common pleas was moved, that as Mr. Will;es’s outlawry was now reverfed, he might be at liberty to withdraw his d5: .urrcr to lord Halifax’s plea and reply; but the court were of opinion, that it was proper to give a term’s notice of this mo- tion, and Mr. Wilkes’s attorney has given notice accordingly. The fame day hair. ferjeant Nares moved for an attachment againlt the printer of a daily paper, for publifhting Mr. Will<e_s’s addrefs to the gentlemen, clergy, and free- holders of the county of Middle- iex, as he apprehended that the fame tended to inflame the jury of the county, before whom the caufe was to be tried. The court alked him, whether he made that motion on behalf of the attorney general? which he averring, the addrefs was read, but the court refufed the at- tachment.

The following extraordinary aaan happened at Dover: A high- wayman, who had robbed a gen- tleman near Waldelhare, was ap- prehended the next day at the Sil- "ver Lion in that town; he was {eized on fuddenly by four per- fons, who pretended to drink and ‘eonverfe with him, and an un- loaded and one loaded piftol ‘were

found in his coat pockets; he was immediately firipped, and a po- niard was found concealed in his breall, under his fhirt, with which he intended to have deliroyed fome of his guards. The money, &c. that he had taken from Mr. Har. riotfon, wzis in his waificoat pocket, with three bank notes ofzol. each, forty guineas in cafh, and feveral trinkets; and in a pocket-book was found a letter directed to a per- fon in London, on fome affair of bufinefs.

Being carried before 2 jufiice of the peace, he made a ready con.- fellion of feveral robberies which he had committed from the month of December lall, acknowledged his name to be James Frederick Hellick, a native of Frankfort in Germany, and appeared to be very penitent. _

The juftice committed him to the caftle, till a convenient op- portunity offered of conveying him to the county gaol at Maid- itone; and five conftables were difpatehed with him: he/converfed very calmly and fenfibly as they afccnded the hill, remarked the irnmenfe height of the cliff, and begged permifiion to examine the famphire gatherers a few moments; thefe men had actually left work, and their ropes remained firmly fixed to pofts at the top of the cliff, and reached the fhore; on a fudden, he pretended to fee a fur- prizing appearance at the oppolite fide of the hill; the conltables turned their heads at his excla- mation to the fade pointed at, and at that inflant he grafped a rope, and defcended with eafe to the ihore before they faw him; as they could not pofiibly return to town, and commence their purfuit