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BELL'S LIFE IN SYDNEY. SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 1840. Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 21 March 1846
BELL'S LIFE IN SYDNEY. SATURDAY, MARCH 21, 1840. Knees to Oom«i -o Yass Races.31st March, April I.S. Hawkesbury (Subscription) 1st, 2nd, and 3rd April Campbellfield.21, 22, &23 April. Bathurst.21, 22, & 33 April. Muswellbrook. 21,22, and 23 April Homebush(AutiimnMeeting 27, 28, ami 20 May
Saint Patrick's Dinner, [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 21 March 1846
Saint Patrick'« Slimer, ON Tuesday last, Hie Annual Hibernian Festival was celebrated with unusual accla- mations in the large room at the Saracen's Head. The dinner had been prepared by Mr. Murphy, of the Adelphi Hotel, and was got up ia a style well worthy of the occasion. The chair was occupied ty the Right Worshipful the Mayor of Sydney, while Missrs. Egan and R. Cullen did the honours of Croupiers. Lieutenant Colonel Bloomfield had obl-'gingly allowed thc splendid band of the 11th to be in attend- ance, whose efficient performances during the evening contributed materially to en- liven the assembly. The room was taste- fully decorated somewhat in the following style :-Over,, the chair was the Harp of Erin, surrounded by a golden crown, and twined with shamrock, with the words " Erin go bragh:" at one side of the room, also in artificial flowers, " caed roeille failthe;" and opposite to this, " Advance Australia ;" while at the end of the salon appeared a full-length portrait of...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 21 March 1846
ITS PUBLISHED each Satur .(lay morning at the Printing ? Office, 17, Bridge-street, where all communications will he received. Tlie terms are Os. 6d. per quar- ter, and advertisements will be /charged, 2s. Od. for the first inch, Avith ls.-for "every additional inch of spaces'-Thc Quarters terminate on the 31st March, 30th June, 30th September, and the 31st of December. Parties wishing to discontinue, ,can only do, so by paying Up to the end of the current quarter ; and those entering their names as Sub- scribers, will only be charged from the dale .of their commencement. NOTI CE .-Advertisers must specify upon the back of their orders the number' of insertions, otherwise they will be continued until coun- termanded.
Cases of Circumstantial Evidence. THE FRENCH REFUGEE. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 21 March 1846
Cases of Cif cumstanMal Bvldenoo. -o-..... j TUE rniixcii BCTUOEE. .Thc following singularly involved enso is give in tho " Gentleman's Magazine" for 17.11, with tl initials of n correspondent, who states it to hat been extracted from some minutes of evidence mai by his grandfather in criminal causes in which 1; was counsel on the part of the crown in thc reiß of Charles II. . ' Jaques du Moulin, a French refugee, havin brought over his family and a small sum of mono; employed it in purchasing lots of goods that ha been condemned at the custom-house, which h again disposed of by retail. As these goods wer such as, having a high duty, Were frequently smug gled, those who dealt in this way were general) suspected of increasing their stock by illicit menus and smuggling, or purchasing smuggled articles under colour of dealing only in goods that hai been legally seized by tho king's officers, and tukfli from smugglers. This trade, however, did not, ii the general cstiuiation,impeach his...
Pigeon Shooting. WINDSOR. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 21 March 1846
On Tuesday evening last, St, Patrick's day, » great many of oar young sportsmen assembled st the nsnal ground to haie a shy for the Silver Medal announced in your Sporting Chronicle of last week, and for which a great many crack shots had en- rolled their names on the entrance list, but ia con- sequence of the absence of some of thc parties, the shooting for this trophy has been postponed for a few days, of which due notice will be given, at which meeting the lovers of (his truly genuine sport may expect a good treat. Notwithstanding the dis- appointment, the sportsmen present amused them- selves and the public by shooting off several sweep- stakes and matches. The first sweep was for half a guinea each, Ö bird«, 21 yards trap, for which the following AvtATEuns contended t-The Messrs. J. and W. ÎI'Quadej Bowman, Atkinson, Marsden, and Robinson. àEBÜLT : Atkinson. lOllll Robinson .... OOO drawn Mursden. 100101 W. M'Quade . . . Ililli J. M'Quade .... 111011 Bowman .... 11Ö111 The shoo...
Pedestrianism. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 21 March 1846
Vedeatrlanlam« Dillon and Smith are matched to ran 100 yards for £10 a-side. The match to come off on Easter Monday, and the place to be within six miles of Sydney. Two pounds a side waa staked on Wed- nesday evening, oiler Sparks' benefit to bind the match. Aa outsider can be booked to ran from 100 yards to I mile against any man in the Colony, for from 10 to iöO aside. - Enquire either personally_or by letter post paid at this Office. .
BATHURST. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 21 March 1846
BATHURST. A WoRtHvMAOistBATÉ.-^Ruraoura hove reached our cars relative to a worthy J.r., residing not quite an hundred miles from Bathurst) which, if trite, the party alluded to ought to be immediately struck from the commission of the peace; and kicked aud scouted from society to which he is a most abomi- nable disgrace. Our information goes to tito extent that this very worthy J.P. carries on ail illicit in- tercourse with a child not more than teu years of age) thc dnughter of servants of this worthy ; that he has this child in his dwelling daily some hours, under the pretence ot her making his Led, Seo. All the men on this gent's farm speak fr. ely of this being a fact, and some, we understand, have been carious enough to watch him ; we, however, trust, for the credit of human nature, that the story is not true. Another worthy J.P., who took it into his head to take umbrage at some of our remarks that have appeared iu your columns, in a very handsome way (instead of endeavouring...
Petorsham Races. 17TH MARCH, 1846. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 21 March 1846
I Petersham Saces. / 17TH MARCH, 1846. THE advertised Hurdle Race had attracted a good muster on St. Patrick's Day, though many of our timid cits were not disposed to risk the odds of a shilelah row, and re- mained in town. We regret not having space for any very lengthened series of re- marks, and merely give the particulars of the running. First Race.-Hurdle Race for Five So- vereigns, given by the Proprietor of the Course, with a Sweepstakes of Two Sove- reigns each horse added, for all hack horses that never won a prize or stake exceeding £5 ; carrying 11st., over seven three feet stiff fences-heats, twice round the course -entrance £1. Mr. Tilomas Shaw's b. li. Bobin . . 1 1 Mr. Ile&thwodd's Blacklock , ... Si 3 Mr. Wilson's Brewer ..3 2 Mr. D. Sharp's St. Patrick.drawn. Won in good style by Robin, and was well ridden by Mr. Maclean. Second Race.-Sweepstakes of .one So- vereign each, with two Sovereigns added by the Proprietor, for all horses that never won a prize. Hea...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 21 March 1846
SÜlpping- Intelligence. Í -o--- .. % ARRIVALS. ;'i MARCH 13.-Tho American ship Awasbonke, Í 342 tons, Eldridge, master, from tho wliuh'ng grounds. Left Falmouth", United States,' June (ltd, 1814. ». 14.-The American stlipj lantha, 414 tons» í Graves, master; from Auckland the Oth instant. \ 10.-The cutter Sanger, 40 tons, Burcham; I master, from Port Albert tho 10th, aud Twofold f Bay, the 14th instant. " i' 10.-The schooner Squatter, Hovendon, mastet, i. from Port Phillip. 18.-The brig Emma, 121 tons, Fox, master, 1 from Adelaide tho 27th February. \; 18_The brig Essington, 123 tonaï .Campbell, master, from Port Fairy the 13"th instant. il 18.-The schooner Scotia, 08 tons, Ward, master, i ! from Port Nicholson the 27th February. . j! 10.-Tho brig Skern, 121 tons, Stcelo, master, from Moreton Bay, the 12th iustant. f 10.-The barque Nelson, 274 tons, Spurling, ! master, from the whale fishery. DEPARTURES. MAROK 13. -The brig Calypso, 102 tons, j Harrold,master, for Launceston. 13'.-T...
HAY AND CORN MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 21 March 1846
Ii AT AND COB» MARKET. Hay, 00 louds, from 8s. Od. to Os. Od., average Os. per cwt - ' Straw, 24 loads, from 3s. Od. to 3s. Od., average 2s. Od. per cwt. . Wheat 30 loads, from Os. Od. to Os. Od. average Os. 3d. per bushel; , : ? Fodder, 14 loads, from ls; per doten bundles, wholesale. ' .' Bedding, 13 loadB- from 3s. Od. to 4s.:0d. per load. " .' J ' * One hundred head of cattle the property of Mr. John.Hurley.'are in the Market, and like most of the South Country Cattle, very bud, they were con- sequently not disposed of, '" I
The Blind Man's [?]ride. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 21 March 1846
Tao Blina Man's aria«. j Wlieu first beloved in vanished hours, Tile blind man sought thy love to gain, They said thy cheek was bright as flowers ' New freshened by the summer rain ; They said thy movements, swift yet soft, Were such as make the winged dove Seem as it gently soars aloft, The image of repose aud love. They told me, too, an cager crowd Of wooers, praised thy beauty rare ¡ But that thy heart was not too proud, A common love to meet or share. Ah ! thine wa* ncithor pride nor scorn. But in thy coy and virgin breast. Dwelt preference, not cf passion born, The love,that hath a holier rest. Days came and went, thy stop I heard Pause frequent, os it passed me by ; Days came and went, thy heart was stirred, And auswered to my stifled sigh ; And thou didst make au humble choice, Content to be the blind man's bride, *Who loved thee for thy gentle voice, And owned no joy on earth beside. -And well by thy sweet voice I knew, (Without the happiuess of sight,) Thy years as yet were...
Country News. PARRAMATTA. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 21 March 1846
j Country News. PARRAMATTA. i Parramatta during tho last week was so Unusually quiet that there was really nothing culling for re- port! the reasou was obvious-the redoubtable chief and his ntob, Aefre but ou the Census. The only " striking" affair before the Police Court was some of the District Council a mig, who were test- ing the strength of their pickaxes and spades on each others crania, and'making great HEAD-way ia clearing cff. A few days in the cells was the regi- men awarded for this termination of " blood to the head." A SLIGHT MisTAHE.----On Saturday tho Chief returned to town, and on Monday resumed his usual place of Prompter to thc Bench. It wonld, however) have been a miracle if in the course of his journey he had not got hold of something whereby he conld shew that RJau the dreaded liad been on his track, aud the locality of Castle Hill, where he I had beon " CensUsitlng," was the spot selected to shew his prowess. The victim he selected was a poor devil of a ticket-...
Police Reports. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 21 March 1846
Police Reports. I -o MONDAY. - Louisa Haywood, a ..little profligate, whose popularity in the neighbourhood of Kent and Sussex-streets is proverbial, was or- dered by the sitting magistrates to find sureties to be of good behaviour for the ensuing 12 mouths, to prevent her from roaming, and that she may be- come better acquainted with her domicile. PARALYSIS.-Catherine Naughton, an antiquated frail one, stood charged by an officious guardian of the peace, with being drunk on the previous night, using obscene language, setting both law and morality at defiance, and pitching the police and all that took part with them, to thc warmest corner she could think of. Tu her defence poor Kitty stated, that she was affected with a para- lytic stroke in her right shoulder which prevented her from being able to raise her baud to her mouth without it held something light. Alderman Allen being of opinion that water would be a cooler be- verage than rum or gin, recommended a sojourn meut at Woolloo...
O[?] Podrida. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 21 March 1846
OUa Podrida. &lt; ¡ .. . . -o- ' ? . ' ¡í A CniLD WITH Two FACES.-A .woman of Iu-> festro, ti small towu iu Asturias, was delivered two - months ago of a fcmalo infant with two faces, which have agreeable features. This phenomenon thrives apace, ami tokes tho breast with either of its twor ¡ mouths. -When crying ot smiling, holli faces aro agitated alike. It has only two ears and two arms,, but corresponding with thc blind face is another I breast. Largo sums of money have already been offered by speculators to thc mother for the poor I little creature. A DIAMOND MIKE-The French consul at Bahia has addressed a remarkable report to tho minister of foreign affairs at homo, announcing the discovery^ nt thc distance of eighty leagitou from that capital,' of au abundant mine of diamonds-a source of in- calculable wealth to the province. It Hes ¡nu desert place, uninhabited, and scarcely accessible, and . WB3 discovered by mere accident. The head of it rich English company has ...
To the Editor of Bell's Life in Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 21 March 1846
To the Editor of BeU's Life in Sydney. Stn,-*-Permit nie, through your excellent joumalj to return my most heartfelt thanks for the Very great honor conferred upon me in the presentation of the .. superb-Belt with which I waa invested on Wednes- day evening last by-" The admirers of Australian courage and honor." Bè)ieve me, Sir, the'feeling such a gift creates in .me requires a far better pen than raine to describe, , but be assured, it works one fact which 1 am conscious my fellow-Australians will, as'I do, most fully appreciate-that-while our conduct.is. based upon " courage and honor" we % shall sooner or later receive the reward from, the just ami the envy of the baBe. In conclusion, my thanks are* most ' sincerely given to all concerned in this rich presentation, yet forgive mo particularising some individuals ; your- self, sir, first, for your very .kind advocacy 'in ¿he columns of your journal; next to Mr. H. F. O'Don- nell, for-almost' fatherly kindness at all times, and to...
Boxing: [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 21 March 1846
. Boxing:. THE following charge to the Grand Jury of an English County, was delivered by Lord Chief Justice Best, in the year 1827. We recommend its dispassionate perusal to tile pseudo-moralizing- set, who, without reflection, condemn one of the most truly national and ennobling sports of the British race. At ll oclóckj after the usual ceremony of reading the proclamations, and swearing the Grand Jury, the Lord Chief Justice delivered a charge to the latter of considera- ble length. He commenced by observing, that there never was a time when the ad- ministration of justice is this country re- quired the assistance of able and enlighte- ned men more than the present, and he was therefore much pleased to have the honour of addressing 20 gentlemen of such great respectability as those who now composed the Grand Jury for this county. The calendar, he was sorry to inform them, was much larger than they had been accustomed to consider; and most sorry he was to ob- serve, that the increas...
Prosecution for Libel Against tha Press. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 21 March 1846
Prosecution for Libel Against tba Fresa. Traleo Quarter Sessions, Wednesday, Oct. 22. Rickard O'Connell v. John and Jeffry Egor, proprie- tors of tue "Kerry Evening Post." Mr. Justin Supple, solicitor appeared for the prosecutor; and Edward Morphy, solictor, for the traversera. The Clerk of the Peace read the following indict- ment:-That the traversers, being proprietors and publishers of the " Kerry Evening Post" news- paper, did publish, in their paper of the 12th July last, a certain false aud scandalous libel against one Rickard O'Connell* Court.-As this is a caso that would bc much better tried at the assizes, where I and my brother magistrate could adjudicate on it, would if not be better for all parties, if they consented to its being sent there ? Mr. Supple.-Wo are satisfied with the decision of this Court. Mr. Morpby.-I made tho same objection at thc petty sessions, and stated that if tried here, these gentlemen would bc deprived of the aid of counsel, I feel it a vory oner...