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Fox Chaje in Penniylyanla [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
Fox Chaje in Penniylyanla _ :: ; . -. M . ! . :,. ¦* . • ¦ . ; ; Yo « K , Feb . 15 , 1 B 54 . Y DEAR - C LIPPKB : Thinking that it would , perhaps , be as agreeable to some of the many subscribers to . your valuable paper in other parts of the Union , as it will be to those who reside in , around and ; about this section of Uncle Sam s domain , I send you a description of a fox chaa . * that came off yesterday near here . • ., The weather . was ; very unfavorable and ,. the ground heavyi ; buta » * , * , Old Sol condescended , to peep , out . about ^ 10 o clock , we . concluded to , start , and after a short ride of about . amile , pulled up at the sigif ; fl f : thei Foi , ! keptby Mr . Tyson , where we found * quite a goodly number , assembled to witness the sport , though the unfavorable state df the weather prevented ,, many riders from being present who othefViso would , have been on hand . At precisely twelve . minutes past 11 o clock , the fox , ( a . fine young she one . ) w...
' . Answer * to CorreiDohdent * [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
. Answer * to CorreiDohdent * A Coiu . an . Rttidtr . Philad ^—We do „» know the precue time the battle took , place b . tween Hat Rusk and Freeland , orthepartioui ,, of . the affair .. Perhaps some of our Phil « delp _ i , . fpends can gireus the information . / . -.. — Inform me who is the best pujilai Ireland , England and Scotland erer produces ! Thia is rather an awkward question . T _« e never wa * a awn but what hit match could 6 . found , sooner or later . Tom Cribb and Tom Spnng , Randall and Donnelly , and muiy ot _ . r _ were favorites during the . _ , d « y , but to whom _ .- long * tbe credit of superiority wo cannot undertake to determine . ¦ i * ¦ Onto / th * Troep . —Tbe nuneof the gentle man you allude to , ws do not cara to give it pre asm , inasmuch as if it was not mentioned it the ball , perhaps it would not meet his wishes thit ii ¦ honld appear . . • ... &gt; . / .. ep * H . -tr ^^ iir _ thr 7 r . -W . do no ! know the author pi the Sociable Snike . W...
PEDESTEIAfflSM [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
PEDESTEIAfflSM Matohet to Come . March 1 9-- t _~~« van-i Horton , one mile , on the Union Course , L . I ., for 8500 aside . . * March 13—Williams and Dorcy , quarter of a mile , Dorcy to have six yards start , Union Course , L . I ., $ 100 aside . March 20—Mickey Free , Barlow , Williams and Dorcy—Sweepstakes—One Mile Race leaping over twenty-six hurdles . —McCombs Dam , $ 100 entrance .
Barlow and Horton . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
Barlow and Horton . THE S 1 UUO MATCH In our last we stated that a match had been made between the above men to run a mile on the Union Course , for $ 500 aside , and that the race would come offon the Uth of March . We were . misinformed in regard to the day , the match will be run on Monday , the 13 th of March . Both men are swift runners , and the race will be deeply exciting . Freestone [ Barlow ] resides at Williamsburgh , and Horton resides in this city . The friends of both men appear confident as to the result , and some heavy outside bets have been made on the match .
The Sweepstakes Hurdle Leaping [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
The Sweepstakes Hurdle Leaping PROGRESS OF THE MATCH . All the arrangements for this affair are completed , and the race is to come off on Monday , the 20 lh of March , near McCombs Dam . This is to hea mile raee , each man to leap over twenty-six hurdles , placed at equal distances apart . The entrance money is $ 100 each man , tho winner of the race to take the purse . This will be quite a novelty in this part of the world , and will doubtless draw together immense numbers of spectators from all sections of the city , and thc surrounding country . The competitors arc Barlow , Williams , Mickey Free and Dorcy .
Harry Gribben ' * Beneflt * [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
Harry Gribben * Beneflt * Marry Gribben , who has been matched for a friendly bout with Jitd Parker * for the sum ol $ 1 , 000 , v ^ ill gjve . an exhibition ofthe manly art of Self Defence , on Monday evening next , Feb . 27 tb , at Battevman s Hall , corner of North Fourth and Sixthstreets , Williamsburgh . Among those who . will appearand set-to on the ooccsion are Jim * Parker , Phil Clare , Jemmy Trainor , Joe Banks , Mike . Murphy , John McMahon , Young Molineaux and others . The entertainments of tbe evening will conclude with a setto between William Hastings [ Dublin Tricks , ] and Harry Gribben . This will undoubtedly be an interesting exhibition , and will be patronised by the sporting circles of New York , Brooklyn and Williamsburgh . The price of admission is 25 cents , and 50 cents for reserved seats . Turnout ! boys , and make the benefit a substantial one for a good pugilist , and a perfect gentleman . » Trainer and Murphys Exhibition . Thwa gentlemen had a fine exhib...
THE BALL SBASOH [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
THE BALL SBASOH Orand Soiree Or THB MoirrcoHcar TROOP , 1 ST DIVISION N . Y . S TATU M ILITU . —The fourth annual military and civic festival of the above celebrated corJ » dame off on Wednesday evening , the 15 th instant , at the City Assembly Rooms , Broadway . Never have we seen a ball room so densly crowded with the fairer portion of humanity . The general attendance was uncomfortably large and yet all seemed to enjoy themselves . Manahans Regimental Band did ample justice both to themselves and the troop . The ladies were all handsome , but to single out one we are inclined to give the preference tb the beautiful Miss J n , of West street , who was not only beautiful but also the best waltier we ever saw . Her sister commanded universal attention- These young ladies , were attired very gaily in plaid silk . Mr . John McAnally and lady were pre sent and both seemed to enjoy the hop . The Highland Fling was most artia- , tically executed by the pert little Miss M , of Keade stre...
Grand Entertainment . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
Grand Entertainment . BURTIS LIGHT GUABD . —The Burtis Light Guard , a fine corps of citizen soldiers , -g ave a celebration in the way of a delicious supper on Tuesday evening , 10 th inst ., to attend which we . were honored with a very polite invitation . The entertainment was given at the Platform Hotel , Ko . 164 East Broadway . There were about 200 persons in attendance , including several distinguished members ofthe Legislature , fcc . Ttie supper waa got up without regard to expense , and the saloon was beautifully decorated with flags of different nations , prominent among which waa our own most glorious Stars and Stripes . Our old friend Isaac Burtis , Esq ., whose name the company bears , was seated at the right of tbe table , and Captain Newkirk on tbe left . After feast of good things had been freely discussed , then came the flow of the soul , or to speak literally , the plow of the sparkling Heidsick , and , as a natural consequence , this waa succeeded by a feast of ...
* .- . * • ¦ > . T __ ke ___ ee _ L , ' , ' .. ' ' ' ; W . i 1 ' [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
* .- . * • ¦ &gt; . T __ ke ___ ee _ L , , .. ; W . i 1 The n * w * brought hy th * last » t * am * t from Europe render * it almoat a mattar of certainty lhat tb * univ * t * ally looked for European war ha * already commenced-by which th * problem will be so ied wtether th * nations ofth * earth shall be governed by monarchical or republican principle * . Another subject connected with this war of nation * , and which is of rut ia * terest to our own citiiena , iath e effect it will hav * on bur own imports . Those who foresaw J the crisis prepared to meet it , and non * hav * adopted more systematic measure * to supply ! thenuelve * with a large aupply of goods to mtet th * want * of consumers , than the Napoleon of Carpet Dealer * , Hiram Anderson of the great Carpet Emporium , No . 99 * Bowery . No matter how ( run visaged war may effect the prioes of carpeting elsewhere , the great supply on hand at 99 Bowery will enable tha proprietor to continue to sell at his usual ...
"Secure the Shadow ere the Sub stance fadei . " . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
Secure the Shadow ere the Sub stance fadei . . And in no way can this be more , effectually dona than by calling on Messrs . Rafferty and Leask , of No . 57 Chatham street and corner of Chatham and Pearl , and purchasing one of their superior and fashionable hats , when you ean have your daguerreotype likeness taken and inserted in your hat free of additional charge . This ia a great convenience , as you lose no time , have no difficulty in being pleased , and the hat and daguerreotype together are furnished you at low rates . Besides this , the materials used by the above named firm in the manufacture of hats are ofthe best description , and never fail in giving entire satisfaction . In patronising the stores of Messrs . Rafferty and Leask ynu are sure to receive gentlemanly treatment , whether you purchase or not . This fact should be Isorne in mind .
" Stand not npon the- order of your Going , " [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
Stand not npon the- order of your Going , nut go at once to Dr . ( rouraiid , and purchase a cuke ol his celebrated Italian Medicated Soap , which , as a remedy for chaps , chafes , and other ailiments to which tb * skin is so liable , more especially during the cold season , bas no superior , has not it * equal . Thousands now suffer from tho effects of these evils , who , if they would but try this great remedy of Dr . Gouraud * , would at once be convinced of ita efficacy . Many individual * are disappointed in purchasing hair dye to find that their expectation * in regard to having their hair changed to a beautiful brown or jet black , are not realised . We do not wonder at it . Thoso who purchase without know ! ng from whom they purchase , have no one to blame hut themselves . The Hair Dye manufactured by Dr . Gouraud , haa stood the . test of many years , and has never failed in giving aatiafaction . This is owing to the fact that the Doctor is well acquaints i with his busine...
' Wonders of the World . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
Wonders of the World . Those of our citi _ . ns who have not visited the Broadway Menagerie , hav * no idea . of thi magnitude of this exhibition . Scat-of tha great est curioaities ever re &gt; caled to mankind , or eves , conceived by the mind of man , ar » now to be teet at the great curiosity establishment , No . 33 . Broadway . Whilst half the world wa * i ^ a max . of excitement at the advent of Tom Thumb , ft wa * never for a moment supposed that a man in miniature , infinitely lea * than Tom Thnmb , would make hi * appearance to conWfid for a • hare of public favor and patronage ; yet , * uch is th * ease . The Lilliputian King , th * amalleet apecimen of humanity ever shown , imighingbut six pounds , tutd four tim ** mailer ikon any other dwarf ever exhibited , hu auddenjy awakened an intereat in th * public min d aeldom before known , and thoae who were incredulous that auch a marvel could exist , oan hav * occular demooatration of the fact , by dropping into the B...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
* - - . * ..: . : * ¦ * . - &gt; ¦ - * . ? UnparalleledBargains! • c KITRAORDiNiRT 4 TMTIQN &amp; jii s . -Utl _ e 0 *! ri-n _ to « I _* c _ c * M •„« Ckeafeett CARPET ESTABLISHMENT § XN THB UNITED STATES , HIRAMANDERSONS \ p No . 09 BOWERY , • I NEW TORK . , tapcriud . Knglish snd Frencb Carpcti ¦• ytta-ru-lad tb * __ m * tSto &lt;__ of Unri arte * aad —dfam ta th * mut * __ bor * t * AubuiaoaJlloaaiOMalUda , aad Velvet Carpal * aver o _ Wiu tha eerid . TEH SPACIOUS SALES ROOMa Akov * ground , oodamp Itaaamenta or Vault * unto tlm aidcwalk , to * adaBg *_ the haalth at Lady puaha ** - *; _ ao _ i 9 *_ a * Room l * d _ voted -idu . l .-lr to oa * daaailplian of carpet * . The whol-nal * and retail d * pa _ t __ rat * of thl * «*_ _ WI __ n _ . * _ t have _&gt; H &gt; a • _ tarf * d aod aa addition of two » xUa _ irt Salaa TkiPUM , making a wondarf al and gorgeima display . Sales Room No . 1 . -Floor . OU Cloth * . An . enormona atock of John H...
English Fedestrains Coming Ont . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
English Fedestrains Coming Ont . We ar * in ft fairway of having a glorious timo during the coming season . In addition to a large number of tip-top pedestrians already in this country , we understand that several of the principal celebrities of Pedestrainism in England ar * about to visit this country , among them may be mentioned James Searles , of Liverpool ; John Thomas , the Salop ian ; and John Howard . Jolly times ahead . Keep the sport going , boys » The Flying Taylor . Harry Reed , Champion Sprint Runner , and James Patterson , the Flying Taylor , until now supposed to be without an equal in a hhrdle race , run a match on the 24 th of January , near Windsor , for . £ 25 asid e . The distance run was SOO yards , and each man to jump 10 hurdles , 3 ft . 6 in . high . After a gallant contest Reed went in . a winner by six or seven yards . ¦ , * , . WRESTLING . A MATCH FOB $ 500 ASIDE . A match was tnaie on Monday evening between Coit , the Indian , of Brooklyn ) and John Nelso...
SFABBnrCr . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
SFABBnrCr . New Yoik , Feb . 17 , 1854 , To THE Eoi-rtiR or-THE Ntw Y OBK CLIPPEB : SIR—I was please * to read in your paper of thi * week an article in relation to the conduct of men refusing to lend their assistance lo those taking benefit * by giving Sparring Exhibitions : Your remark * were-very correct , a * I have myself often heard men refuse , to « et-to , merely because they were jealous of the success of the person giving the benefit . I hope you will follow up this subject , and endeavour to cr eate a more friendly feeling among the brotherhood of the Mystic Circle . Aw OLD P UGILIST . ; Our correspondent , an old Pugilist , * will no doubt be delighted to hear that the article he refers to has already created a better feeling among the pugilistic fraternity , and that at the benefit given by Jemmy Boyle , on Thursday evening last , there was ao lack of sparrers , for every gentleman who was requested to set-to cheerfully lent his aid . and greatly contributed to the enjo...
Jemmy Boyle ' s Sparring Exhibition [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
Jemmy Boyle s Sparring Exhibition • THUKBDAT ermrnro , r «» . io . Mr . Boyle ha * much reason to be proud of the very large a ttendance at his benefit at Grand street Hall on the above mentioned evening .. Although the weather during the day had been stormy and disagreeable , yet by 8 oclock the Hall was well filled by spectators , anxious to see the sights . The exhibition was opened by a couple of novices from Frooklyn , and though not wishing to discourage them , we think they are not yet sufficiently versed in the tactic * to appear before an audience . THE RATTLER ARD YOUND RICHMOND , the . latter a young man . of color , next appeared , and : made a very good display . Young Richmond seemed to be well posted up in the art , and will , with more practice before an audience , turn . out to be another Richmond is the field . Y OUNO H OOAN , or NEW it ORK , AND , J OHN FARREN , OP LIVERPOOL . This set-to deserves more than ft passing notioe , not from any merit due to either man ...
Yankee Verms English Yacht Builders . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
Yankee Verms English Yacht Builders . The following communication in reference to an article in last week e Clipper is from a Philadelphia correspondent : — P HILADELPHIA , Feb . 13 , 1854 . Ma . EDITOR :: —Permit me . to make a . few explanatory remarks relative to an article headed . Yankee versus English Yacht Building , published in the Clipper of 18 th inst . Mr . R . 6 . . W ., of thi * city , draughted but did not build the Flirt ! She is but SO feet long—skiff fashion , and waa only put up as an experiment test tothe practicability of Mr . VV * model . It succeeded beyond his nicest calculations ,- *!^ his . petite craft was exhibited at the Franklin Institute , and received afintpremium .. The boat designed to . beat the . Bianca , will bo of . her length [ 44 feet ] and will be built on the Flirt s . model , , [ with slight alteration * , ] aud is not the Flirt herself , M stftted . A draught of tA « 4 oa _ was exhibited at the annual fair , with all the improvements . Aio...
'• . * : ¦••_ • v .. ** .... • ..-.. .: • . .. . * . ¦ . ** An vAmeriean Clipper . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
• . * : ¦••_ • v .. ** .... • ..-.. .: • . .. . * . ¦ . ** An vAmeriean Clipper . FOUR HUNDRED AND THIRTEEN MILE * IN •^ • H ^ TWENTV-rOCB HOUR * . The new clipper Red Jacket , Captain Elridge , ( late Captain of the steam yacht , North Star , and of the packet ship Roscius , ) arrived in the Mersey on Tuesday afternoon , 24 th Jan ., after a run of thirteen days , one hour and twenty-five minutes , having left this port on the 11 th January . She is / © ne of the handsomest vessels ever built , possessing , jwi . it the greatest symmetry of model ,, immense strength and . carry ing capacity . Her dimensions are as follows : Registered length , 250 feet , ( extreme , 260 ;) beam , 45 feet ; depth , of hold amidships , 24 feet ; rise forward , 3 « feet ; registered measurement , 2 , 340 tons ; burden , 3 , 500 tons . From her log we learn that she made the following daily runs : Wednesday , 11 th , 103 miles ; 12 th , 150 ; 13 th , 265 ; 14 th , 311 ; 15 th , 217 ; 16 th , 106 ; 17 t...
Johnny Walker and Bill Hayes .. [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 February 1854
Johnny Walker and Bill Hayes .. This exciting match for the Championship i * going ahead , a further deposit of iClO aside having been mad * at . the lftst accounts . 1 &lt; V A ] £ Walker and the Spider . - Alf Walker took a benefit on the 6 th of the present month , previous to hi * I going into training for hisfight with the Sp ider for ^ 200 YJohnny Walker . * et-to on the occasion . i * . - . ¦ . . ¦ - . ,