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The Bing at Albany . Hatch for $ 100 fought near Albany , [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
The Bing at Albany . Hatch for $ 100 fought near Albany , BETWEEN ED WEBB AND HUGH McGUIBE WEBB THE BEST MAN . ROUGH AND TUMBLE . The following account of a fight in Albany on the 17 th inst # is sent us by a correspondent . Although it was expected the affair might prove a fair ring fight , it turned out a battle of the rough and tumble order . The usual quietude of the Albany fancy was subjected to some agitation on Saturday , the 17 th inst . Among the admirers of self defence , it was pretty generally known that a match for $ 100 had been made between Edward Webb , better known by the appellation of Butcher Webb , and Hugh McGuire , familiarly recognized as the Fish Slip Bully , and that Saturday had been selected as the day to test the superiority of the two men . Between the men and their friends , it had been agreed that the matter should be kept in secresy , but at an early hour on Saturday morning , it was evident from the unusual excitement existing at the Centre Market , ...
" The Turf [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
The Turf RED HOUSE PLEASURE GROUND—TROT - TING — SATURDAY , Dec . 17 , 1853 . » -A purse of $ 25 was trotted for over this course , mile heats , best three in five . The day was delightfully soft and warm for the season of the year . The scenery around this course is far more picturesque and deversified than at the Long Island tracks . There are two or three essential elements of landscape beauty ; there is a diversity of hill and dale , undulating lilies of the beautiful ; A few rooks , and water enough to relieve the eye and give variety to the scene . The course is half a mile , horses having to go twice round to make a mil e . It was heavy , and not possible therefore to make such good time as on the Union Course , but still it is by no means a bad course . The attendance was very good and every body seemed to enjoy tho Bport . All went as merry as a marriage bell . This was one of the closest and best-contested trots that ever took place , no less than seven heats having being ...
THE BAIL 8 EA 60 JT . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
THE BAIL 8 EA 60 JT . BAXLS TO TAKE PLACEBaxter Guard , Jan . 5 . Irving Association , Fancy Dress Ball Deo . 23 . Cnmmings Guard , Feb . 1 st . Gouverneur Blues , Dec . 86 . L . C . Grimes Guard , Jan . 16 . ! Force Guard Ball : We received a notice of this ball last week , too late , however , to avail ourselves of the invitation . Spohn Li ght Guard . * T * li Ba v ° ^ thi » Company is to come off atMechanics Hall , 170 Hester street , on Thursday , 22 d inst . . Correction . In our notice , of LaA 7 Washington Hook and Ladder . Co . a Ball , ia ta , t week a Clipper , we unintentionally forgot to mention the courteous treatment we received at the hand , of Mr ; Win . M . Scott , Foreman of that Company and Preaident of the ^ i Ie . De p ar t ment of WiUiMuburgh . We regret the omia- « , WI # • dipgly , aa Mr . Scott is A No . 1 , of No . 1 . We also neglected to mention the presentation of a beautiful gilver basket to theCompany , by Miss ! GUleon . The recipient * and the donor...
CHRISTM ^ SSFORTS , [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
CHRISTM ^ SSFORTS , PUN ! FUN !! FUN !!! / , GREAT TIMES : IN 1 JEESEld HURDLE LEAPINGr . SACK RACE—WHEELBARROW RACE . Banning a race blindfolded , &lt; fcc . OLD ENGLISH SPORTS REVIVED * The announcement made a short time sincethatjMickeyFree , a pedestrian of considerable repute in the Old Country , had been matched to jump 1000 hurdles , 3 feet 3 inches in height , in 3 hours for- a purse of § 500 created considerable interest in sporting circles , more especially with our friends in Jersey and in this city . Monday next , 2 Cth inst ., is the day appointed for the sport , and from the preparations making we may anticipate rare sport . The jburdles ^ are • to cover a space of 10 miles , and will be placed in a field close to th 4 Centreville Mansion House , at Bergen Point , N . J ., a few miles from Jersey City . This houseis kept by Mr . Peter H Dodge , who will do all in his power to attend to the wants of those who , may visit the grounds on that day . According to th...
Brooklyn Wrestlers . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
Brooklyn Wrestlers . CHALLENGE FROM MOMMCAI / X TO COIT . THE INDIAN ! Tho following challenge to the victor in the late Wrestling Match in Brooklyn , speaks for itself . Read it . Brooklyn Dec . 20 th 53 . CHALLENGE TO COIT . As there has been considerable excitement relative to the late wrestling match between Coit the Indian , and myself , and considerable braggidocio on his . part as beingJChampion . I hereby challenge the said Coit , the Indian , to wrestle me for $ 100 a side . A side hold , square back I , 11 *»** U * ^ - UluwA . in . fijTA .. OAOiUMUnf-tO the rules of wrestling—right hand oyer . and left hand under , each man to stand up fair and no squatting or dropping on the hands and knees to avoid looks ; half • minute time between files—no intermis sion between falls . Notwithstanding the advantages I gave in the late match only on aocount of making it , and as you have styled . yourself such a lion of the day , come up now or back down Money ready at my house , Metrop...
% » # t % MMW t fe [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
% » # t % MMW t fe Hotter Target Compares wffl oblige u . by funding in their favors on Tuesday , if possible . Our immense edition renders it absolutely necMiuy tbatweiliouldgoto p ™»» onWedne » dar . Wjjt » plain , snd on one side of tb * paper only . j EXCTOSIONS TO TAKB PLAOB . . Shuhawsheepthawk Guard , Dto &gt; 38 . HodCorrien Goiud , J « D ; 2 . Yellow Metal Musketem , Dec 86 . Daniel Donnoran Guards , Deo . 2 e . C » pt . Ingraham Guards , Dee ; M . Independent Cooper Guard * , DM . 2 fl . Union Light Guard , D « c . 22 . :, ¦ Ellis Guard , Dec . 26 . -Connor Guard , Dec . 26 . £ . G . Flynn Guards , Dto . . 26 . Bmpire City Light , Guard , Dse . 27 . -hi : mm ^^ . .... Connor Guard . „„ T £ * 6 I ? • M »« « «•« « ram » ion of th * Con- , W G ^ i WlU *•*• P 1 * Monday next , 26 * % TJ * company will b « under the command of Wm . G . Tway , and will proceed to East New York for target practice . For the honor of an UJWtation a » guest , we remrn onr sineeie a * - * no...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
Lorenzo B . Shepard Guards ¦ BALL AT NIBLO S , JAN . 12 . The 1 Annual Ball of the Lorenzo B . Shepard Guard , which promises to be one of unusual attraction , is appointed to toke place at Niblo s Saloon , on Thursday evening , January 12 th , 1854 . The names of the gentlemen entrusted with the management of the affair is a gurantee that no expense wUl be spared in making this a g Vand entertainment . See advertisment in another column . Nightmare Guards- - A correspondent wishes to know if the Nizht Marfe Guards , a fantastic company , atari parading on the 29 th or 30 th of this month , as there are many sporters down town who would like to join . We db not know , but presume if it is so , the fact will be announced in our next .
Answers to Correspondent * . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
Answers to Correspondent * . Thomat . — When do you intend publisning the battle between Hyer and Sullivan 1 As we . ommence jthe fights of Sullivan in this number , Ihe fight with Hyer will probably be published in three or four weeks . All Fours . —1 ( you have not the suit in hand , you are not compelled to trump , but can throw any card down you please . / , JJ _ « If I engage board at a boarding house , and after remaining a few weeks , am unable to pay up , c » n the keeper of the house seue upon and keep possession of my trunk and clothing ? No . If your trunk is retained by your landlord 01 landlady , ijiake complaint to the proper authorities , and h * or she wilt b * compelled to give it up lo you . It U rather hard for the keepers of boarding housei , but nevertheless it is the law , and they must abide by it . Z . Z .-j Randsll * longest fig ht was with Turn « r , two hdura and nineteen minutes . ga £ &gt; ,. _ » I put 60 cents for a ohance in a raffle , in which...
THE HERAIaD LIBEL . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
THE HERAIaD LIBEL . The result of the late trial of Jamas Gordon Bennett ^ for publishing libellous matter concerning Mr . Edward P . Fry , seems to have given great satisfaction to a number of daily and weekly journals and yet those journals exult over the defeat of Bennett , not because they consider the subject matter in dispute libellous , but because they have an opportunity of slandering a man whom they wish well out of their way , and they take this pretext for conjointly endeavoring to destroy him , We do not believe that another man could be convicted on the same evidence , nor do we believe that those editors , who are now so lustily striking whilst their victim is at a disadvantage , would have been so loud in their praise had any other publisher been the convicted party . Wo think they would have changed their tactics , and would have battled manfully for the liberty of the press , and would have united as one in defending one of the most important righta guaranteed by t...
THE SIFFEBEHCE [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
THE SIFFEBEHCE The Milh onaire ^ -Tho Poor Trader . The fin whioh visited tha great Printing establishment of the Brothers Harper a short time since , destroying thousands on thousands of dollars of property , and turning destitute upon the world hundreds of poor and deserving working people of both sexea , is not without its moral , and affords us a striking example of the truth of the old saying , that . Man s inhumanity to man , Hakes countless thousands mourn . No sooner was it known throughout this eity that tha still wealthy house of Harpers had met with a serious loss , and that their extensive establishment had been razed to the ground , than the various Insurance Companies in which that property had been insured , did not wait to he called upon , mind you , for the amount of their losses , but actually sent word , some while the fire was yet burning , and others on the day following , that the Harpers could have their money at any moment they saw fit to send for it . This i...
tnonsanas 01 The Crystal Palace . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
tnonsanas 01 The Crystal Palace . There are many young men in this city who have not yet visited the Crystal Palace Exhibition . To them we would say , go at once—go during the holiday season , and you may there gain such valuable information aa may be of the greatest service to you hereafter . It is but a trifling cost to yon , and yeu will never regret it . There was quite an interesting sparring exhibition on Saturday evening last , at the 10 th Ward Hotel , for the benefit of Jack Adams , who fyngh Cody , a short time since . There were some good set-to s between Adams and Jones ; Mike Ward and Vincent ; Costigan and Yates ; Barney Lunacy and a stranger from London . The sports of thV evening were wound up by a set-to between old Bill Tovee andJAdams , amid great applause . We are pleased to state that the *« wll ^ n »» i *» LJiHJferi Boxiana ,
DEATH OF JOHHHTXeGBATH , [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
DEATH OF JOHHHTXeGBATH , Once Champion of the Light Weights - Johnny McGratb , who was well known in this community , and who gained many friends by his kind and unobtrusive manners , died at his late residence , No . 64 Division street , on Monday , the 12 th inst ., in the 33 d year ot his age . As a pugilist , McGrath ranked at the head of those of light weight , and was , for a long time , Cham * pion . In England , he fought several battles , in which he defeated some of the best men of the day . On the 85 th of January , 1843 , he fought Harris Burchell , near Cheshire , whom he defeated in 50 rounds , occupying 01 minutes . He was afterwards matched to fight Tom Maley , for £ 100 a side ; the fight was to have taken place on the 13 th of December , 1842 , near Leicester , but the night before the battle , McGrath was grabbed by the police , and oound over to keep the peace for two months . On the expiration of the two months , arrangements were made for ihe fight to come off ...
" Sweet Home . " [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
Sweet Home . Christmas is a day when the members of a family meet together , . and interchange the civilties of the festive season . Those , who , perhaps , have been severed from home , from parents , brothers , sisters and friends , by the cares of business , endeavour to spend that day , above all others , with the Old Folks at Home , and tis then that the fireside hearth brings back to memory pleasant thoughts of Home , Sweet Home . Speaking of Home , reminds us of that beautiful ballad , so familiar to ns all . An intimate friend of John Howard Payne , the author of the song referred to , says the life of Payne was . one of remarkable vicissitudes . Of ah evening , says the friend referred to , we would walk along tho streets , looking into the lighted parlours as we passed . Once in a while we would see some family circle so happy , and forming so beautiful a group , that we would both stop , and then pass silently on . On such occasions he would give me a history of his wande...
AMtrSEKEBTB . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
AMtrSEKEBTB . CAUTION . Having understood that sundry individvsls are in the habit of ruing the name of this paper , ia order to obtain admission to various places of amusement , dec ., in this city , we hereby five notice that no person ia authorised t &gt; use the nam * of the Clipper , for any purpose , whatever , except the Proprietor and Editor , who are the only representatives of the New York Clipper . Their names will be found at the head of the Editorial Department of the Clipper , and they alone are connected with its management . Those who have been duped , and all others interested , will please give attention to this notice . As the holidays approach , theatricals begin to droop ; and within the past few weeks our places of amusement have not , like our Wall street friends , felt much of a pressure . However , the coining week will probably bring things right side up once more , and then—we do not imagine it will be difficult to find set ting room in any of our ...
TREMENDOUS BARGAINS AT THE CELEBRAT ED * LARGEST AND CHEAPEST CARPET ESTABLISHMENT IN THE UNITED STATES , No . 99 Bowery , New'York , . • ,.. ¦ HI RAM AN D ERSON ; EIBBTSPICIOO ' S SALIS ROOMS—WnoLisui AND RlTAIL . • Sales Room No . 1 . CONTAINS THE MOST EXTENSIVE ' FA SHIONABLE . and handsome asaortmen ' of Hare's celebrated English and American Ftoo " Oil Cloths , of the newest style , aatin finish , mar Me , Italian , fresco , and scroll paintings , ever of -fered in this city , from 2 s . 6 d . to $ 1 the square yard of 1 to 8 yards wide Sales Room No . 8 . Are the PATENT TAPESTRY INGRAIN CARPETS , exhibited at the World's Fair , and to be exhibited at the New York Cryatal Palace . Also , Window Shades , at 6 s ., 8 s ., 12 s ., 16 s ., and aOe .-perpair ; Table Covers . Plated and Brass Stair Rods , English Sheepskin , Adelaide and Tufted Parlor Door Mats . Also , White and Checked Matting , 4-4 , 5-4 and 6-4 , and Cocoa Matting . All the above goods will be sold at twenty per cent , less than any other establiahment in the United Statea . HIRAM ANDERSON . ¦ 99 BOWERY . N . B- —Familea and Merchant * visiting the great metropolis , will find it much to their advan -tage to examine this enormous stock , feb 253 m [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
TREMENDOUS BARGAINS AT THE CELEBRAT ED * LARGEST AND CHEAPEST CARPET ESTABLISHMENT IN THE UNITED STATES , No . 99 Bowery , NewYork , . • ,.. ¦ HI RAM AN D ERSON ; EIBBTSPICIOO S SALIS ROOMS—WnoLisui AND RlTAIL . • Sales Room No . 1 . CONTAINS THE MOST EXTENSIVE FA SHIONABLE . and handsome asaortmen of Hares celebrated English and American Ftoo Oil Cloths , of the newest style , aatin finish , mar Me , Italian , fresco , and scroll paintings , ever offered in this city , from 2 s . 6 d . to $ 1 the square yard of 1 to 8 yards wide Sales Room No . 8 . Are the PATENT TAPESTRY INGRAIN CARPETS , exhibited at the Worlds Fair , and to be exhibited at the New York Cryatal Palace . Also , Window Shades , at 6 s ., 8 s ., 12 s ., 16 s ., and aOe .-perpair ; Table Covers . Plated and Brass Stair Rods , English Sheepskin , Adelaide and Tufted Parlor Door Mats . Also , White and Checked Matting , 4-4 , 5-4 and 6-4 , and Cocoa Matting . All the above goods will be sold at twenty per cent , less t...
OTJB WHOLESALE AOEHTS [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
OTJB WHOLESALE AOEHTS Ross St jJorws , 21 Ann Street . S HALLOCK , 150 Fulton Street . MIKE M ADDEK , 47 Ann Street . Y AVES ^ S EELV , 15 Ann Street , ! Hotioe . PSJ ? Persons wishing to subsonbe to the Olipijer . will p lease send direct to our oirtcejNo . 150 Fulton street . rw on * P HILADELPHIA AO BNT , Mr . When ll Chesnut street , will supply new ZlTXl « h &gt; Philadelphia with the Clipper a our raKulaijWh . oiesale rates .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
AHHTJALBALL or THE Lorenzo B . Shepard Guard , WILL BE HELD AT NIBLOS SALOON , on Thursday evening , January 12 th , 1854 . Tickets can be procured of the following Committee : Washington . Ryer , Stephen Cornell , A . J . Mathews , Maurice Daley , Frederick Morgan , John Kennedy , Robert Foster , G . L . Hebberel , Ruleef D . Cornell , John Kinsley , A . G . Tumier ^ ohn Nesbit , Alex . Gibson , Wm . Winee , Timothy McGrath . Tickets Itt . WASBIKQTOK RTEE , Chairman . STEPHEN COBXSLL , Secretary . Sheltons celebrated . Quadrille Band is eagaged for the occasion .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
- r ..... ^^^^^ &lt; Wj Snmwiitthls . ^ e StrapsGuide . Ae followmglist , w , H be attendedu , ,. n vhafce , oeing made known at our Office . ] The following list at once points outto strans-r and other ,, the localitie . of every pUe , o f J ^ ment inNew-York City , together wid , , 1 , « prices of , adnuasion , lun . of opening , and much otae . j ^ aT * n ° l ° ^ foUBd * othw Bowery Theatre . Bowery Between Bayard and Walker-strea * - l . Pit and Lower Circles of Boxi * . ! ,. _ , rices of Admission : Kd ^ l ^ ^^ 0 ^ 0 ^ - ^^^ ^ S ;• :: ;;; :::::: ;; •^ v ^• ,, As ^ t Treasurer ; :::: ;;^^** . Door * open at 7 ,-commence at half . pj ™ „ _ _ . Company : Mr E Eddy . Mr R . Jehnston , Mr Glenn , Mr J . Wi „„ . M J Dunn , Mr Hamilton , JJ S ! ev « 0 . Mr Collins , Mr Lamb , Mr Stone , „ „ , M Leffingwell . M » M n Mrs Dunn , Mr . Mom . . MissIZinert , N . MissSomers . Ratons Theatre . CnarrXWs-Street . opposiie the Park Manager . X Mr W En Parquette , first and Swoml circle ...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 24 December 1853
GBABD 8 P 0 STZVG FOB XEE PASCY . ON MONDAY EVENING , DEC . 36 , * 53- ~ Tin is will hn « grind f snint Fatntsinaisni at J . McUwghlinVSportsrnan a Retreat , 155 First Avenue : The B ** r Jenny Liad too * Bait ed for a riandseaae Collar ; th * Badger Teener for a Silver Cop ; »*• • Cooa tftaxibst * tat a &gt; ¦ aadeome Collar . Than will b *&gt; • grsad Rat Match open tor any dog uadn 30 peoads ; any do . making tfas batttsM on 10 rsu-tonecrre a Silver Cap .- Tae 8 porU of tie evexhsg will wind op wift a Battle Basal bstwata Ksa sad Dog * . Daon open at , 7 o clock ; iisipiissasss In uawnmnr at W £ MSI 2 ^ dosja . ^ T 1 stois 1 » sijsMssMsajfta TAk * tlfalMk . lMlBV ^ u * _ ,,. ^^ i sstwsasa , MMSMnsaaaw ^ ^^ ^ . ^