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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 28 May 1853
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE BXPOBTBDAND SSLXCIED VOS THB CLIPPIE . HOME MATTERS , The Great Clipper Bace for $ 10 , 000 . When the owners of the clipper ship Sovereign of the Seas , of Boston , put forth their ehallenge to run their shi p against any New York clipper that could be scared up , the public actually thought they were in earnest , and that they meant to come to the scratch ; but when the owners of the new clipper Young America accepted the challenge , and offered to sail the Sovereign of the irjeas to San Francisco , the valiant ship-own ers of Boston made some frivolous excuse , and , to use plain talk , backed out of their challenge . If the Bosten men can be coaxed , however , to test the sailing qualities of their brag ship with those of Young America , we venture to predict that the Bostonians would ever after have their vessels built in New York .
^ J From Bilfs Lift , dpriltl . ^ EXCITING FIGHT [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 28 May 1853
^ J From Bilfs Lift , dpriltl . ^ EXCITING FIGHT BEIWKE * JOB HOILXS ( MM SFIDBX ) AKD BBL BOWERS OV BILLINGSGATE , VOR OKI nUKDBIB POUNDS . This affair , which , liko that of Monday , also involved a question of Championship , viz ., that of the feather-weights , took place on Tuesday , April 19 . The match has been long on the tapis , and has created extraordinary interest in the fistic world . Ths Spider has long been known as about the cleverest feather-weight that ever doffed a shirt , for some years stood A 1 among those of his own weight , 7 st 71 b , and has consequently been for some time withoat a match . Ho made many attempts , bj offering to give away a few pounds , to draw men into his web , but they either did not fancy him or could not reduce themselves to hla weight . At length , after some beating about the bush , Bill Bowers of Billingsgate , who had distinguished himself in two encounters with Joe Rowe s Mouse , fancied himself sufficiently to issue a challenge to...
THE TUBF . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 28 May 1853
THE TUBF . CENTREVILLE COURSE , L . I . —TROTTING-. On Friday last , May 20 , a trotting match for $ 1 , 000 , mile heats , best tbree in five , in harness , took place between Mr . Nodine s bay mare Highland Maid , and Mr . Somerindyke s gray mare Lad y Vernon , the former winning very easily in three strai ght heats . This was the first time that Hi ghland Maid has trotted in public , and she has proved herself to be one ofthe fastest nags at present on the turt Her owner thinks so well of her , that he offered td match her against any horse in the world , except Mac , two mile heats , to skeleton wagons . She was matched last year against Iola , but falling lame on the day of the race , her owner paid forfeit . Mr . Somerindyke s mare had been the favorite at two to one from the time the match had been made up to near the hour of starting , when some of the favorites of the owner of Hi ghland Maid , being let into the secret of her capabilities , came on the track with well lined...
THE BING , [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 28 May 1853
THE BING , / V PBIZE FIGHT BETWEEN FURIOUS BILL AND NIKLLY MCALPINE FOR $ 75 , 00 A SIDE—oi MONDAY , THE 16 TH INSTANT . This fi g ht took p lace at Hunterfly Woods , situate about nine miles from Brooklyn , Furious Bill was ably seconded by James Henry , and Dutch Mike , and McAl p ine was attended by John Fitzsimmons , and Tim Mahoney . As there existed some doubt as to the personal strength and courage of these men , they determined to enter into a contest in order to satisfy the public . The affair was carried on so silently that it is doubtful whether the police are aware of it as yet . About 200 persons were present , they being friends of the parties , and it is mnch credit tor the assemblage for preserving order . THE FIGHT . Round 1 st . On coming up to the scratch , both endeavored to display themselves . Furious Bill dashed in his right hand , but McAlpine being wide awake , caught the blow , and fetched Bill a smasher in the breast . Bill , not daunted , returned the cha...
Justice . —Conrt of Quarter Sessions . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 28 May 1853
Justice . —Conrt of Quarter Sessions . Judge BEEBE on the Bench . Aldermen B RISBANE and FRANCIS off the Bench . May 20 . —This being sentence day , the eonrt-roora was crowded to exeess by all classes of persons , the majority of whom , however , just dropped in to hear what sentence would be pronounced upon the Tammany Hall Rioters . Those who had no friends were sentenced to various terms of imprisonment in the States Prison . On the Tammany Hall Rioters being called up , the Jndge stated that he did not think it would be proper to pronounce sentence upon them without the Aldermen who tried them were also on tbe bench . It had been all cut and dried beforehand , precisely as political nominations are cut and dried before an election . This is justice in New York . It is enough to make the bone and sinew of the city ri |« np , take the law in their own hands , and inflict summary punishment , not only upon those guilty of breaking the laws , but also upon those in authority whose ...
Is it possiWe 1 [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 28 May 1853
Is it possiWe 1 What is the difference between a cruel boy and a visitor at one of onr fashionable snmmer resorts t Why , one goes to kill cats , and the other goes to Catskill . We composed the above with one hand , in the short space of a single afternooa It is to be exhibited in the Crystal Palace as a specimen of American manufacture . Back Inkers . The back numbers of the Clipper can be had at all newspaper depots thronghout the eity .
?•* Talk on 'Change . .. . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 28 May 1853
?•* Talk on Change . .. . There was another full attendance on the board yesterday , on the strength of a report that the four cent man intended to make a few remarks concerning the recent attempt of a writer in the Herald to put the gag law in force , and prevent him from crying out twenty-fi-eve , self-se-ling , envel-ups for fo-ur cents . The board was disappointed , however , for the gentleman merel y stated , that the writer of the article was a man so utterly lost to all principles of honor , as to be far beneath his notice . There was considerable talk concerning . the sentence of the Tammany Hall Rioters . It was thought that the Judges were afraid of getting jesse if they sent them to prison . The effect of the exposures in Gardiner s case was commented on , and it was suggested that it would retard the rearing of gold mines for the future . The conversation turned upon the question of Franconi being among us ; some one asserting that the whole concern was an imposition upo...
Opening of the Crystal Palace . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 28 May 1853
Opening of the Crystal Palace . FOURTH OF JULY ! We give it as a particular suggestion , that the New York Crystal Palace be opened on the anniversary of onr National Independance . What more fitting time could be designated than the glorious Fourth of July , for unfolding to the representatives of all nations the industry of onr own native land . From present appearances , the Palace cannot be opened until the latter part of June , and as bnt a short time would intervene between the opening and the 4 th of July , it is to be hoped that our suggestion will be heeded , and thelatter day appointed , when there would be such a celebration of our national Sabbath as was never known before in the history of this Republic . Thousands on thonsands from every section of the Union , . would concentrate at the Great Metropolis , to sanction by their presence and applanse the efforts made by private American enterprise to compete with a similar project of the whole British government . Hurra f...
Trollope ' s Work . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 28 May 1853
Trollope s Work . Mrs . Stowe was lately presented , in England , with twenty-six folio volumes , containing that illuminated address , which was so lately sent to the women of America , and the names of 562 , 848 English women . This is undoubtedly the largest collection of TroUepe s work ever issued .
¦ Extraordinary Excursion . * [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 28 May 1853
¦ Extraordinary Excursion . * 7 . ¦ We hear from undoubted authority , that an excursion iiibout ig be gotten up by one of the Bowery bhoys , named Mr . Di © -- , nysius DoolittJfe It is said that an elegant and costly row-boat has been built , at a cost of full one hundred and fifty cents , which will surpass anything of the kind ever yet invented . Mr . Doolittle made a large fortune by selling eels at Catherine Market , which business he completely monopolized , driving all competition from the market through his influcnee with the M . P . s , who were invariably invited to take a little someihin to : take , on the ,, removal of every outsider . No man inthis city could do skinning like that performed by Mr . Doolittle . He intends to take none but his family with him , and will sail about the 28 th of June . His plan is to first visit the spot where he skinned so many eels , where he will take in a fresh supply to enable him to have enough provisions to last him through the voya...
Gntta Pereha . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 28 May 1853
Gntta Pereha . A report is going the ronnds of the papers that the receipts of the Hippodrome , on Wednesday week , amounted to $ 25 , 000 . This beats Day and Goodyear all to pieces . .. * . » Water-Core . y Jesse Hutchinson died in Cincinnati lately at a water-cure shop , lf this is a specimen of the water-cure , we think it best to steer clear of it . ¦
How to , get the San Regularly . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 28 May 1853
How to , get the San Regularly . Leave your name and number at the office , or with -the regular carrier . Do not depend upon bdys * . stand-peddlers , or news offices . Iri ; this jway you . will avoid disappointment at all seasons . The cost is only sixpence per week . The above is taken from the New York Sun , and we pubjishit for the purpose of cautioning the reading public against placing any faith in its eorreotness , and also to offer a few remarka of our own upon the subjeci In the first place , we deny that subscribers derive any advantage from having the paper left at their residences by regular (?) carriers , for it isa notorious fact that oftentimes , when the paper cot . tains any very important news , which the subscriber is anxious to read , bis paper is not served at his residence at all , but in many instances sold by the carrier to transient customers , and an rxcuse mado the ncxt pay day that some one must have stolen it . This is true enough ; . some one did stea...
. The Little Bose Bnd . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 28 May 1853
. The Little Bose Bnd . The excitement attendant on the case oi the black child has been kept up dnring the early part of the week . We think she ought to be given up to one who wonld train her in the way she should go . The lady claimant will coop her up closer tban ever if she is successful in retaining possession of the child . ^ An Irish couple , calling in upon a dagucrriah artist the other day bringing their SOD , a boy , to have his portrait taken , were delighted with the successful execution of the work . That s himself , ixactly , mister , cried the ecstatic father , as he turned the p icture successivel y in every conceivable li ght , to gaze at it , that s me son ; and now will you be after taking his brother thats at home , that s next older than bim share , and that looks jiste like him , only he s one size larger , and his eyes is a little white , just a trifle , and his nose is turned a little on onc side . • * - —»— J — ^ Fifty-two sons of Temperance ! exclaimed Mrs...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 28 May 1853
NEW YOBK CLIPPEB . MAY 28 , . 1853 . HARRISON TRENT , FRANK QUEEN , Proprietor . Editor . ADVERTISERS will please call on V . B . Palmer , the American Newspaper Agent , who is our authorized advertising agent . His receipts will be regarded as payments . His office is in Tribune Building , corner Nassau and Spruce streets . Our Terms for advertising at present are only six cente per line . When wereach a circulation of • Sflty thousand we shall raise . Communications intended for the Clipper may also be left with Mr . Palmer .
THE SKIPPER'S CABIJV . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 28 May 1853
THE SKIPPERS CABIJV . A TALK WITH OUR FRIENDS—AT HOME AND ABROAD . We have received several communications from correspondents who seem to take a lively interest in our success , asking how we are succeeding with our enterprise . To one and all wo would say , that from the success bestowed upon the numbers already issued , our fears as to ill-luck attending us havo all vanished . From the first number our circulation has been steadily increasing , and those newsdealers who were at first fearful of the failure of the Clipper , are now doing all they can to help swell our already large circulation , well knowing that our success will also be of benefit to them ; we afford a liberal profit on our paper , and while the circulation of other weeklies is steadily decreasing , that of the Clipper is rapidly increasing . Our punctuality in issuing the Clipper on Thursday morning , is anotber pleasing reflection , as tho public know by that course that they will not be disappointed when they ...
Mass Meeting . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 28 May 1853
Mass Meeting . It is said that a monster Mass Meeting of the ckusens of New York will be held in this city on the 4 th of July for the purpose of affording our fellow-citizens an opportunity of becoming better acquainted with each others characters . The Aldermen will v take no part in the proceedings , as a committee w-ll report on the subject of their characters , and therefore all direct contact with them will be avoided .
The Hippodrome . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 28 May 1853
The Hippodrome . ITS OBIGUf , AND ITS SUCCESS , i It has been a cause of much speculation in the public mind since the advent of the Hippodrome among ns , to find out if it really is composed of tbe French company , and if Mons . Franconi is really the prop rietor . We have been at some pains to endeavor to find out the particulars for our readers , and , to a certain extent , our efforts have not been made in vain . As near as we can arrive at the facts , the following is a brief history of the rise , progress , and present success of the New York Hippodrome . When it became a fixed fact that wc were to have a Crystal Palace in this city , several gentlemen connected with different circusses in this and other cities , conceived the idea of getting up a colossal Hippodrome , afterthe plan of the celebrated Hippodrome of Franconi , at Paris . This was objected to by some , on the ground that any thing known to have orig inated in America conld not meet with tbat success which was alw...