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POLICE. ASSAULT PECULIAR. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 22 June 1861
P O L I C E. ; ASSAULT PEOTJLIAH. . : On" Wednesday Mossrs Albor and Solomon. Cohen were engaged' in an investigation which nppcara likely to lead to loins very desirable results. . A young Indy (wo cnn by no moana sivy an interesting ono) named Anno Burke, lippeared'-upon summons, to answer an "information ex- hibited-against her by .ïîllon Barrett, charging her with having, on Sunday last, tho 10th; instant, unlaw- fully beuton rtnnd' assaulted her: Mr" Carroll conducted tho prosecution. Tho complainant, who boro an infant' in hor arms, deposed as follows :-"I- am tho wife of Thomas Barrett, and rcsidbinKent-street, Sydney.. * Tho baby which I hold in roy arms is tho defendant's child. Some l imo ago sho placed it in my caro to wet-nurse, and agreed to pay mo 15J a week for so taking caro af it. She, up to Monday lust, owes me for ita keep £12. - On Sun- day Inst sho came to ! rhy residonce, and demandod to havo tho child. Upon! hoing rcfusod, sho mndo a groot' disturbance j and, ...
RACING RULES. To the Editer of Bell's Life is Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 22 June 1861
RACING RULES. ' . To thc Editor of Bell't Life h iSyliiey. . GENTXKMEÍÍ,-As tho Jockey Club commit too nie now occupied in rovising their rules, it scents a good timo to remark upon those of Colonial raoing generally, or it least so far as they aro carried out in Kow South" Wale?. If "possession be nine points of the law," cquully I mn sure, aro tho rules nino points of racing i for tho cuocess of a meeting depends almost entirely upon the rules un-, dor which it is conducted ; and thu present revision oi them by our Metropolitan Club would therefore appear to be a matter of considerable interest to all raeing men. Tho raising of the standard of weights,' which certainly was loudly called for, and which was thu first matter arranged for by the A. J. C., lends meto believe that the results of their deliberations, when everything U'maturod, will be satisfactory to the great majority of sportsmen ; so that on this «coro I havo but littlo anxiety. Sup- posing however that tho new code s...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 22 June 1861
' ' OOBióüá 'OMBtr pp Oot.vcrDKNOE.-On Wednesday night; or rather Thursday morning,'at three o'dook;" tho' inhabitants of tho metropolis wcro roused by ?' repented strbkos of tho now great tell at Westminster^ and most porsbns supposed it'was for ri death' in tho Royal family: Thorc might have boon about 20 slow strokos, wh'on it ceased." It proved, h o wovor,' to ho duo td soino dorniig mcht: of tho olbok, for nt four arid Qvó o*ólook;;teh. or twolyo strokes'were struck instead of tlió pröpor ríúhibor'.; On menÜomúg thiar.iri the" morning to n. friend;-who is: dcpp'inljöudon'antiqiiitios/hbobservod/thit thoro ison opinion in tho oity 'that any thing tho matter 'with St. ' Paul's great Boll is pin bmbri' of ill tb tho - Royal ' family "¡ and'ho'added, T hopo'tho opinion will not extend to tho Wostm ins tor bell. This was at olovonon Friday morning. I soo tliii morning that lt was not uutl ono a.m. tho lamented Duohoss of Kent was' considorod in tho leapt dangar, and, as you sro awar...
CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 22 June 1861
CRICKET. AuiBRT CLUB BAIX.-Among anniversary foBtivities, never do wo remember anything which, as a great suc- cess, has come up to tho ball given by tho Albert Club as n wind-lip to tbs past cricketing season ; but that among all affairs of the sort it should be facile princeps is not to bo wonderedaj^when wo consider tho heads that designed, and tho willing hands that perfected tho amusements of tho evening. Clarke's assembly room never looked so well DB it dirl on Friday, the 1-lth j when it was not only decorated with all the insignia of- " England's noblest gamo," arranged in tho most tasteful forms,' but filled with tho fairest of Australia's fnir daughters, with whom I cricket and crieltotors, aro vastly and deservedly popular. Most of the dovices wcro original ; and nmong -thorn figured prominently a richly bordered: flag, bearing the iiiBoriptionySuccens to theAlhortClub." This was appro- priately flanked by tho silver cups now. in possession of tho A. C. 0. (tho ono being ...
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 22 June 1861
,.'i^S^RS---TO-- COKSESPONDENTS. ttr.«!TTANCBS 'rtr.CEIVEn from J.. C. Uclbnumc ¡ MfiS.ü '??RaTWfov ; Camden Hncei : »nil Albury «i:ent. ! ? ' ti.,' GN^iLA;KD,~llBUiltliiUïe»J«e»iTeil»nd papen regularly for watcjiid. : t ?'/ / ?? *f . DKUnY, IWl.-.TeJdinjttop )¡ ilsilboroueli Çuckl *;. Nea '.si:.-.in:.. - : Y---,-. ? . 1 t SHEI.Ul'AH nORi- WCdo not MÍOÜIIISÜ rae« jirografcrnesnut oinrt.iily it'tMUh-.-d hi nur columns. * A. J-, MU lira:Ii.-We nsver iiubli>h elulltngcs unless jiild for a» mtvinln-nicnu. C.-Yuunir Sullivan, who beat Tom Sparkes, never fou-jht in vic. torin, ncr in a:iy of Inc nilRhbntirin,! colonies, r Fl. H.-Anonymous nuettlonj cannot bn attended to. A H. H., IPoWlClI.-Thc luleayiilyliiK lo youreaie U a\ foll ?.*«: .'Th« Interest* nf bjt, are iujun.irablu vflth the interest of thu stafcvs, «scent when the winning hortu 1« illiqiialitied owing to a dvhult in mabins tlalies."
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 22 June 1861
rpHIRD AUSTRALIAN,' CHAMPION STAKE of X £600, with a sweep of £100 each added, half forfait open to all Iii» Australian Colonie*. Provided throe or moro horses start, thc second hone ta receive £200, and the tlurtl horne £100 out of the Suite. . . - . r . To bo run for over the NEW TOWN BA01Î COURSE in TASMANIA, on TUESDAY^, the 3rd dav of December, 1861. ' ,. Dis tanco, thrco miles. . Entries to be addressed and forwarded to tho' Sacro- ' tory, Derwent Hotel, Hobart Town, on or boforo tho 1st of September, 1861. Forfeits to be declared ono month boforo the .day of the raco. Stone.1 lbs. Weights... 3 yr». «14 ... 7 0 4. " , . ... 8 0 5 " " ... 9 0 . 6 " "&agod... 0 -,? . 6 * BTBWAHDS. J'.BL Tabart, Esq. I Thomas Field, Esq. John Lord, Esq. j John Field, Esq. W. Kearney, Esq I Jas. Lord, Esq.' \V. Doddery, EsqJ | G. A. Kemp, Esq. 5. Blackwell, Esq. To act -with Stewards to be appointed by each of the Colonies.' J. W. GRAVES, 101S ~ Hon. See. PATRICK'S PLAINS AUSTRALIAN RACING...
BALL'S LIFE IN SYDNEY. SYDNEY, JUNE 22, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 22 June 1861
BALL'S LIFE m SYDNEY. SYDNEY, JUNE 22, 1861. TUR " Sale of .Liquors General Licensing Act of 1861" to be in roduced to Parliament by Mr COWPER, during the next session, does not in our opinion provide such, a relief from the annoying and unnecessary restrictions to which they are now subjected, as the Licensed Victuallers have ; right to: expect. As it has been calculated th it the fees for licenses during the current year will amount to £59,000, and the Ctistoms revenue, in connection-with the trade has been calculated at £408,000, it is manifest that those engaged in an ^ 'occupation involving interests to the extent of ^ toeñrly HALF A MILLION STERLING; are justly en- titled to a liberal consideration on the .part ol' the .Legislature.:/ There may have been a period when-circumstances,, rendered it necessary that *. stringent-regulations should,'bc enforced, and a '. ^surveillance kept upon those who followed the oc eupation of Licensed, Publicans. But that time' .has, happily, l...
THE SPIRIT OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 22 June 1861
THE SPIRIT OP THE WEEK. Nothing of any particular consequence ha« marked tho progress of .¡thé, past week. Politics, oro completely in abeyance, and will continue so for tho next two months. Wo aro happy tb observo that the improvement in business which wo last weak noted, continuos, anti that the tone of our markets generally is moro sajisfactory than it has been for. sonto time past. _ - It is reported that Mr James Martin has been invited to starid for Patrick's Plains. . .'"' ' The Whito Star from Hong Kong arrived on Sundny last bringing us a welcome supply of no lej3 than 108JS Chinamen) a eireumstanco whichmust have much com- forted their "friend" Mr L ucas. ? - Tho' prisonors Drown, CliiTord, English, Ice, and Thurston, who : recently committod »violent assault in Darlinghurst Gaol; on Wallace ono of tho turnkoye, have . boen'committed for trial.' Janot Todd of Balmain, a person subjoot to Hts, ox " pirod suddenly on last Sunday afternoon. 1 A silver buglo manufactured by' D...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 22 June 1861
THE ALI ENGLAND ELEVEN.-"When matter* como to the worst thor mend, and so when tho committee of the All England Élovcn Association gave up thoir labours, and tho private enterprise fell through, tho originators of the scheme, -who at tho best have been treatod somewhat cavalierly, ? have como once again to tho rescue. In othrr words, tho joint stock arrangement, touching the English eleven, has vanished into:, thin . air, and Messrs. Spiers und Pond aro again in tho Geld, By the next overland mail theso " enterprising entrepreneurs" sond to tho old country their confidential man, Mr. W. Ti. Mallum, armed with a draft on tho Oriental Bank Cor- poration for £3000, and entrusted. with full power to maka arrangements with an eleven of England's picked men, for á professional visit to theso ' shores.1 . From lottors which have already appeared in our columns, we quito believe that no difficulty will bo found by Mr. Mnllam in choosing his team. Supposing, therefore that no contretemps occ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 22 June 1861
ARBBST ol» JOHK Si.rn.iiB !-Tho nrch-swindlor, John Sadlier, hus b«on arrested hero, where he had long pawed under tho name of If ires ! Ilia defalcations-for ho hu boon at financing, and swindling, and newspaper owner- ship once moro-amount to aome millions of francs. It is thought that for nearly a century no such awful cn«h has ocourred with respect to the. spectilat iona of n singh man. Nona so gigantic has been known within'tho me- mory of any ono living-his own previous frauds er copied. Mires, as ho wai called, appearod in the world suddenly .a few year» ago. lío ono know from whence he came, or who he was. The remotest point to which he can bo traced backward, wns about four year» ago) and ho was then not above moderate means. He has passed for a Jew ¡ and, no doubt, with a gullable world, this helped to spread the idea that ho waa immensely rich. If ¡9 transactions have been on a eenie large enough for a Rothschild. Sadlier, it will be recollected by all ?who knew him when ...
Great Billiard Match between Mr.Roberts and Mr.Hughes. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 22 June 1861
Great Billiard Match between Mr Botarte and Mr Hughes. .If-we mar judge from'the excitement that this fasci- nating game ii eroating now-a-daya, and from the crowded gathering of spectators present at nearly every match of importance, ire, should decidedly aay, in commercial phraseology, that hilliards aro "looking up." ' It is ques- tionable whether,'since the days when Sliakepere set down for Cleopatra the. exclamation- ' ' . . , "Let's to billiards !" down to the commencement of tho prosent century, wheo the celebrated Mr Andrews who (Iiis liiatorian'aayi) "ate, drank, Blept, walked, nay talked, but to promoto tho game of billiarde:" and who hod only one playor in Europe to equal him, and that man the renowned Abraham Carter, who kept the tables at tho corn or óf tho Piazzas, Russell street, Covent-garden'j-weeay tliat it ia doubtful whe- ther, even through these bygone days to tho present, billiards were ever moro in the ascendant. But to proceed with an account of the great mat...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 22 June 1861
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; MAYORAL MUNIFICENCE. - On Wednesday the Lord Mayor gave the second of a series of quarterly speeches by which his Lordship's reign is to be distinguished, to a numerous party, including the civic dignatries, and several suburban municipal celebrities. Manly Beach &nbsp; was the scene of corporation conviviality, and accord, ingly to Brighton went tho pilgrims of pleasure, liko so many Vandordcckens in tho " J'7iantoni ship," On ar- rival tile jolly aldermen and councillors, after prelimin- ary practico nt tho butts of Bass nnd Byn-n, betook theta, selves to those of Taylor for "bull" practice. Thc shoot, mg was really astonishing, causing tho bull's eye lo wink with delight nt tho perfect immunity from danger ¡tcn. jojed t tho marksmen humanely sending tho balls in any direction but that of tho 'blinker." With sharpened "pecks" the compa...
SYDNEY HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 29 June 1861
SYDNEY HORSE MARKET. Hum Rutt ami Co report the »»le of lèverai country lot» uurln" thc-week; 20 unbroken col ta, bred near .Goulburn, averaged £10 ; perhiad; »lot of draught horses from Kiama, went from . ü'-iO to itîi each ; 2 lota of middling class horte» from Shoalhaven from £9 to £13 c.ich. Stout useful howes sell readily ; stylish hackneys very loirco. , >lr Charle» MartynTeport.i, the hons market continuos tn very much the same atate aa recorded tn last weak'» report, and owing to the Insufficient 8Uiiplyofatock.lt In impossible to supply thc de- mand for good howes. Thu »ale at Ur Garllck's, Rooty HUI, on Tuesday last, passed on* satisfactorily, beta tho horse »tock and cattle reaUslntt good price». . ? ?
SYDNEY MARKETS, FRIDAY. WHOLESALE PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 29 June 1861
B VD NEY MARKETS, FRIDAY. :?" *' vriroLHsii.K riticss. Wiif.iT,í«l>ilto7iin(l per'blutai:: flirir, £1R toXVD |ierlon: new nnilzo, 4« CW ti 4* 3'¡old &lt;1i>, Ol Oil 1.1O»! Knellxh tmrloy, B-t Od to 10* : cape do 6i por hmhel; Inj, «110:1 .? £9: lucerno. £S 10» to £0 0« ptr tm : muter, la ; etireso, 0,1 tu Oil ; buuon Oil ti¡ Sil por iii : K/n 1« 8.1 to 2* OM nor dozen : foivl«, 2« St ti 3« Sit per couple ; pommes, £5 lils pur (on: mt yin* &lt;il per piiind: beet,40« ; mutton, 53 |ier cwt s Illdm. 5I II> 17» t tilinoao, 1» 2,1 to U Bil por lb. liest Quality. Luoiriio aoo'l la .! por Iii, rotuli 2s 1 perennial red cluv-r, .Ultudino s willie [lindi, 2i 0.1 tor lb; sUiilon and mlxel tini-jos. 2i6J per lb, aornbum oaeclmniiuiii,8d per II>¡ seeduatsSs od 10 4s per basbel. * w FEIUm ASU SON, Cuinmujion Agent«.
THE TURF AND THE PRESS. To the Editor of Bell's Life in Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 29 June 1861
THE TTJBF AND THE PRESS. ' To Vie JSditor of BelFa Life in Sydney. QB^TXsaiBN,-lao uninitiated may, and doubtless will, fancy that bmVsmnll connection can exist botwocn The Turf "and ThoT'rcBS j and yet tho latter exercises nn immense, and, whero properly worked, ti very wholcaomo inttuanco upon racing. No matter'how much individuals may civil at tho theories laid down by tho sporting pros3, tho publie recurvo thom ns nn authentic exposition of tho niithorisod rules ; and in tho long run tho very men, who once fancied tliemsolves aggrieved, becomo beliovors in tho principio that such an organ is nn absolute necossity, whore racing is carried on. I fear it would take moro of your space than yon can conveniently allow for this lottor, woro I to attempt giv- ing a list of nil tho benefits which hnvo beon derived by Tho Turf from tho woll-timed interference of "The Press ¡ " nay, oven in our own very circumscribed sphere, it would not toko mo long to fill a couplo of columns with a hist...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 29 June 1861
DEATII Ol "WAXWOIIK.-This justly popular imported draught stallion, the property of Mr G. S. Hall, of Port- land Head, died on Thursday last from strangulation of tho Ilium. ¡Tho loss is incalculable ; not only to Mr Hnll, who Rave a long prico (nearly £400) for tho horse, but to tho district in which he was standing, as it is hard to roplaco such a horse. "Wnxwork's last season was not a very prosperous ono ; but from tho fact of hts haring got un unusual proportion of foals, his chances of n full harem, for the onsuing one, wero great indeed. AVo sympathise truly with Mr Hall in his loss, tho amount of which can never bo estimated too highly. HKATH OP TUB BACKHOUSE WAU EA G ra.-It was reported last week that this celebrated racer, tho pro- perty of Mr. P. Sullivnn, of this town, liad been found aoad on tho road near Four Milo Croek. Tho report is 'from good authority, and ¡t is imagined that somo party had " soldiered" thu horse and ridden him to death. Th« owner is nt. present ma...
ORIGINAL CORRSPONDENCE. OUR VOLUNTEER CAVALRY. To the Editors of Bell's Life in Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 29 June 1861
OEIGIITAL CORRSPOîTDSîrCE. OUR TOLITNTEJÎR CAVALRY. . To ih&jEdiloTí of Held Life in Sydney. . G\E¡fTI/EitEN'>-Light and Heavy horse aro. now an in I stitution in Now South Wales, Tho " Heanes" aro even allowed a; trumpeter. " Whore is (lio uso of cavalry ?" is tho first'question ; "wheru I but of a trumpeter ?-is tho second; and " whore thut of two separate corps ?" the third, which must arise. Being a sort of " cross" between à soldier und a doctor I take somo interost in these two troops of mounted volunteers; und I cannot for tho lifo of mu soo what tiley aro for. I go it a hur- ricane for tho volunteer movement, and give all honour to tho mornbers of our Artillery and Hilles ¡ but I can- not find out when the Cavalry bo they Dragoons or Hussars are to bo of any ino. I do not supposo that when an enemy crosses our bordors wo cunUx tho "seat of wur" either on tho Lachlan l'luins, or on Homebush oourso ; and I'm sure that in tho generality of our bush oountry mounted mo...
AQUATICS. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 29 June 1861
AQUATICS. On Saturday last the champion pnir oar race, between the Brothers Green, and 1'uneh and McGrath, coma off on the Parramatta river, over tho usual throe miles. Ever sinco tho match wns mndo speculation lind been pretty brisk, nnd up to tho night boforo tho race, tho odds wero about 6 to -1 ag6t tho Greens. Owing how- ever to tho spirit with which they wore backed, as well as to some rumours advorso to the condition of thoir ad- versaries, " Dick" and his brother became tho favorites in tho betting ; and at starting there wero but fow takers of 5 to 4 winch was laid on thom. Tho steamors Wnshing "on and Victoria, wore, ns usual, chartorad by tho men, and were crowded with anxious spectators. The Greens who lind taken every caro of themsolvos, woro in rattling condition, and, on tho word being given, at onco took II slight lend ¡ Punch and McGrath did all flint men could do to wrest tho load from thou* opponents, and rowed so pluckily that for half a milo it wa9 as closo a rn...
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 29 June 1861
AH3v7EUS TO COKBESPONDENTB. , RE MITTA NOUS RRCBIVBD'lrom A. E;-H.&lt;*>tudg««t MK* Lambing Plot ¡ H. lt;-R., Maryborough ¡ ,D'"M,,i- Waling.' lluicle Er'iot Uacei; W. D., Onulburn'î S. C'Dnrrowa, V Il, d» I.., OOO .A,.-Wc- ars very clear that -when the c»r&lt;U ron put nc live L-r.ul m lbuaba-, without making II; thc tait player score« I apjlut; out th¿ Lut oani.do:« not count its Ihslatt card, . Vf, F,U.-I« U lawful fur aman lo murry bU'Widow'« cumin t Till« I« a Ver)' érate question, wliUb we cannot nuiwer without the aasUtauce of a ghostlj ailvlier. A. \V.,-In ouch a case, the breeder'« certificate, verified.on oath .hould certainly bc takon n> evidence In preference to thc horie'a inoutb, Ibo latter being far from »"? infallible proof.