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ROMANTIC STORY [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 18 June 1853
ROMANTIC STORY Many years ago , a lady sent her servant , x a young man about twenty years of age , and i ] a native of that part of the country where n his mistress resided , to the neighboring n town , ; with a ring which required some al- p « teration , to be delivered into the hands of M the jeweller . The young man went the ih shortest way , across the fields ; and coming to a little twooden bridge that crossed a ! fl small stream , he leaned against the rail and rat took the ring out of its case to look at it . rt While doing so , it slipped out of his hand rit and fell into the water . In vain he search- iri ed for it , even until it grew dark . He iln thought it fell into the hollow of a stump of Eat a tree , under water ; but he could not find - * it . The time taken in the search was so of long that he feaied to return and tell his rtm story , thinking it incredible , and that he a should often be suspected of having gone fa into evil company and gamed it away or by sold i...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 18 June 1853
set out to walk the distance of a few miles . ( Hit He found , I should tell you , on alighting , a ibef gentleman who resided in the nei ghborhood , I and and who was bound for the adjacent village . twi They walked together , and in conversation , j boa this former servant , now a gentleman , with I son graceful manners and agreeable address , ing communicated the circumstance that made Ra : him leave the country abruptly , many years aoti before . As he was telling this , tbey came gos to the very wooden bridge . There , said 1 he , it was just here that 1 dropped the ring , oxp and there is the very bit of old tree into - wai hole of which it fell—just there . And at Tb &lt; the same time he put down tbe point of his witl umbrella into the bole of a knot in the tree , osi | and , drawing it up , to the astonishment d San both , found the very ring on the ferule of ti 8 aal umbrella , I need not tell tberest but m aks c « ni this reflection —Wh y was it tbat he did not fo...
Extraordinary Match against Time , [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 18 June 1853
Extraordinary Match against Time , In 1753 , the Duke of Queensbury , then Lord March , made a match to convey a letter a certain number of miles within a given time . Even the most knowing ones of the dav deemed the thing impossible . His lordship , however , enclosed his letter within ; i cricket ball , and stationing twenty young fellows , who were good hands at catching , in a large circle , made them throw it from one to another for the appointed period : at the expiration of which , on the ground bein &lt; r measured , the distance that the ball had been made to travel was found to exceed by nearly one-fourth , the stipulations of the wager .
OL !) FOLKS AT HOME . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 June 1853
OL !) FOLKS AT HOME . Way down upon do Swanee ribber , Far , far away , Dare s wha my heart i » taming cbber , Dere s wha de old folks stay . AH up and down de whole creation . Sadly I roam ; Still longing for dc old plantation , And for de old folks at home , ¦ iioaus . —All de world am sad and dreary , Kbry where I roam ; Oh ! darkeys , how my heart grows weary , j Far from de old folks at home * Ail r » und de little farm I wandered , When I was young ; Don many happy days I squandered . Many ile songs I sung . When I was playing wid my brudder , Happy was I ; Oh ! take me to my kind old madder , Dore let me lib and die . All dc world am sad and dreary , &amp; c . Ono little hat among de boshes ; Oue dat 1 love Still saddly to my memory rushes , No matter war I rove . When will I see the bees a humming . All round the comb ? When will I hear de banjo tumming , Down iu my good old home ? All de world am sad and dreary , &amp; c .
•- »** THEINDIANWIFE. [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 June 1853
•- »** THEINDIANWIFE. A Tale of the Falls of St . Anthony . TAIIMIEOO was tbe daughter of a powirful Sioux chieftain ; and she was the miy being ever known to turn the releut093 old man from a savage purpose . Some-i-nng of this influence was owing to her nfantile beauty ; but more to the gentleness if which that beauty was the emblem . Icr s was a species of loveliness rare imong Indian girls . Her figure had the [ exiio grace so appropriate to protected iud dependent women in refined countries ; ler ripe pouting lip , and dimpled cheek , roro tho pleading air of aggrieved childtood ; and her dark eye had such an habittal expression of timidity and fear , that the onng Sioux called her tho Startled • ¦ awn . I know not whether her father s ? road lands , or her own appealing beauty , ras the most powerful cause of admiration ; mt certain it is , Tahmiroo was the unri- „ ed belle of the Sioux . Sbe was a crea rare all formed for love . Her down-cast bye , her trembling lip , and her...
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 June 1853
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE . THE RING I \ NEW-TOBK . Prize - Fight on the Tapis . Stakes $ 1 , 500 a Side . We understand that arrangements are being mado in this city for a pugilistic set-to between two heavy men , one of whom figured in a fight some time since in the land of gold , and tho other a man , wbo has not yet appeared in any affair of great moment . The men are both powerful men , and from the pains taken to get them in good condition , we have no doubt the mill , should it come off , will be a very exciting one . About six weeks irom the present is the time annonnced , but we merely state the rumor as it was told to us . Since the above was put in type we received the following NOTICE TO THE SPORTING WORLD—I , the undersigned , deem it my duty to explain to my friends and tun public , that thi- long talked of match between ma and John atorrimy ia off ( br the preaent , in consequence ofthe gentleman whom we both agreed upon to have as stakeholder refusing to hold thestakea ,...
Mclntyre and Sanky . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 June 1853
Mclntyre and Sanky . Some time since a match was made between Mclntyre , of Philadelphia , and Sanky , of this city , for a fi g ht for $ 300 . Owing to some cause not made public the fight is off , Mclntyre receiving forfeit . — Mclntyre is now in this city , and gavo a sparring exhibition at the Grand-st Hall on Monday evening last , at which several good pugilist * assisted . The hall was well filled , and every thing passed off in good order .
THE TURF . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 June 1853
THE TURF . A First-Rate Jockey Race . THE PURSE ALL RIGHT . CentreviUe Course , Long Island , Wednesday , June 15 . Trotting match , $ 2 , 000 ; mile heats , best three in five , in harness . H . Woodruff named b . m . Flora Temple - - - -221 F . J . Nodine named b . m . Highland Maid - - - 1 1 dis . This match , wbicb has been so long talked of , and which promised sucb rare sport to tbe lovers of tbe turf , is pronounced by those who know ; tq have turned . out a regular shyster affair , and the great number of those who bet So largely on tho Highland Maid , are loud in their denunciations of the manner in which their favorite was chiselled out of the purse . If these jockey races are to be brought into play in our neighbourhood , it would be better for the proprietors of the courses to shut up shop , or those who get defrauded may take it into their heads to do some serious mischief . More money changed hands on this match than any that has taken place for years past , and those ...
Epsom Races . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 June 1853
Epsom Races . THE OAKS STAKES , Thursday , May 26 . SETT VALUE OF STAKES £ 3 , 309 . Tbe OAKS STAKES of 50 sovs each , h ft , for three year old fillies , Sst 61 b each ; the second lo receive 100 sovs out of the stakes aud the winner to pay 100 sovs towards tbe police and regulations of the course , and SO to the judge ; one mile and a half ; 141 subs . 1 . Mr . Wauchope s br f Catharine Hayes , by Lanercoet Marlow . 1 8 . Lord Exeter s cb f Dove by Woodpigeon Rogers 2 6 . Lord Glasgow s b f by Don John out of Mist Sarah Pettit S 14 . Mr . J . M . Stanley s b f Nicotine , by Ion A . Day 4 2 . X General Anson s ch f Lad y Margaret , by Itburiel F . Butler 0 3 . Mr . R . E Coopers ch f Misa Ten- \ nyeon , by Slane Bartholomew © 4 . \ Mr . Parker s chffirijjWVBHWty . r . by Irish Birdeatcber _\ - ... . H . Goate * • 5 . Lord Glasgow s b . f Coalition , b y Don John t Whitebo « M * 4 Cntamui am 4 ( 4 f * gA
POSTSCRIPT . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 June 1853
POSTSCRIPT . PUGILISTIC , GREAT STRUGGLE BETWEEN BARNUM AND AN UNKNOWN . Tremendous Excitement ! OVER 000 ROUNDS !! The Authorities - on th * Watch—Escape of Barnum ! The greatest excitement has been produced in our city since the result ofthe above contest became known . It appears , as near as we havo been able to gather the particulars , that a misunderstanding existed between the parties , and on the 15 th inst they met , each combatant being ably seconded in the exciting contest The spot selected for the fight is situated in Dey-etreot , that locality being a spot totally unknown to the police , and affording that privacy which the importance of the affair demanded . It is proper to say that Barnum won the choice of ground , aud his knowledge of business af once led him to select the spot named . THE MEN . Barnum is well known in this community , though he has never , to our knowledge , been considered a first class man in the prize ring , and but few encounters bas lie figured...
How to Keei Cool . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 June 1853
How to Keei Cool . Dont get into a ps uba . •»•« •—- The Pictorial Heayune . To those who wish a i arty laugh , ( and it most be recollected a hearty laugh ie more conducive to health lhan fried clams ) we should recommend a t ipy v f tbe Pictorial Picayune , just issuedtn a large double sheet , and for sale at the various new * depots throughont the ciw , at the uncommonly low p rice of 6 J cento . Try . it / and laugh and grow fat . . ¦} A . „ !*[¦
— ¦» . m Talk on 'Change . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 June 1853
— ¦» . m Talk on Change . Full board , owing to the approach of ^ dog-days , and the necessity of taking ecaction upon the subject ., It was gt » w that as long as the price of muzsles a . mained at tw ^ shillings , just so long miH owners of dogs prefer to lose them , raih « than invest suoU an amount of money fa so triflings matter . A gentleman said he liked the plu . 0 _ giving the boys fifty cents a piece for ctirj dog they brought te tbe pound . He wodd like to see the law go in force immediate !! as the 4 th was coming , and the boys wow ! work hard for their money . A stranger deprecated the wicked pri . . tice of tying tin kettles to dogs tails ; _ . said this made as many mad dogs as tin warm weather . He wonld like to see a « . ward of fifty cents offered for every boy at well as dog , brought to the pound with a tb pan fixed to his tail Carried . The opening of the World s Fair WM again talked about , and much spirited diecussion took place as to who were to be thi doork...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 June 1853
HEW YOBK CLIPPER . JUNE 25 , 185 ^ - ¦ _•- i WBRISON TRENT , FRANK ; QDE 8 N , Proprietor . . Editor . \ •~—— I ——_—__)—z ^——¦—» -, Wholesale migentk JOB . THE NEW YORK CLIPPER . BOM * . FOXES , 21 Aam Street . k . HALL . OCK , ISO Fallow Street . DEXTER A BROTHER , 43 Ann St . KIKE MADDEN , 47 Ann Street . f £ - Either of the above Agents are prepared to supply orders for the Clipper , from eitjr or country , in large or small quantities .
THE SKIPPER'S CABIN . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 June 1853
THE SKIPPERS CABIN . A TAI _ K WITH OITB FRIKSD 8—AT HOMB AND ABROAD . Having in our last issue pointed out the spot where a noble youth of America gave up bis life in the cause of American Independence , wo will now accompany the reader to the old churchyard of St Paul s , in Broadway , at Fulton and Vesey street . Here lie the remains of many noble spirits whoee lifetime was devoted to the great cause of universal freedom . That large block of white marble , with its face fronting Broadway , is in memory of Thomas Addis Emmet , who exemplified in his conduct , and adorned by his integrity , the policy and principles of the United Irishman— To forward the brotherhood of affection , a community of ri ghts , an identity of interests , and a union of power among Irishmen of every religions persuasion , as the only means of Ireland s chief good , an impartial and adequate representation in an Irish parliament For this ( mysterious fate of virtue ) exiled from his native land , in Ameri...
? - » - ? A Sceut or cow Bay , or Ramble * among the Five Points . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 June 1853
? - » - ? A Sceut or cow Bay , or Ramble * among the Five Points . ny OHK OF OUR ow * PARTI , WHO NOSE IT . In this ago of travel , when every place of note in forei gn countries is described with accurate minuteness , with panoramic illustrated views to match , and anecdotes and incidents connected with the trip , why is it that our own deli ghtful country is neglected ! We have in our own city objects of uncommon interest he descriptions of which would be of incalculable value to future travellers ; and well repay any enterprising lecturer . We have lately had among us a person who has been lecturing on the Alps of Switzerland , wilh an attempt he made to reach the summit of that everlasting mountain of snow and ice , Mont Blanc . * Ascent of Mont Blanc . A Scent of Five Points . What a similarity exists between these widely separated and overpowering creations Shall we describe our adventures in our Rambles through the Points , and also a scent of Cowbav ? We think we hear our re...
Handsome Printing . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 June 1853
Handsome Printing . Every other paper in New York is better printed , orat least more readably printed , than the New York Herald . How , or why , that journal is printed so poorly , we cannot tell , for we have read a great deal about the superior printing facilities at •four office . i A Challenge . Mr . Heiser , one of tho owners of the new clipper ship Sweepstakes , launched on Saturday last , offers to put up a wager of $ 50 , 000 against any three vessels in the port of New York , that the Sweepstakes will outsail , them in a run of 2 , 000 miles to sea and back , without making a stop . Here s a good chance for some af oor fast clippea . Who speaks first t
Tbat Balloon fiag . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 June 1853
Tbat Balloon fiag . What has become of the balloon man , at the Hippodrome ? \ Hasn t he come dowa - yet 1 It reminds ns of a little ditty vehave often read , only welhave altered it te suit the times : \ Here was a man in om town , And he WM wondrous Vile , He went up from the HApodrome And nearly reached ( he sties . But when he fonud that 13 wss out . Of pocket in the main , He vowd lhat he would o er go up i From that Hippodrome s ain . 1 MOBAL . — Be sure you i ri ght , then gc--Jbead .
Still Another Nenjracht . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 25 June 1853
Still Another Nenjracht . iMr . GeorgeSteers , the / finous builder oi tbs yacht America , is no * ^ uilding a yacht of 108 tons , of a model similar to that oi tht America , and cale jated to rival in spjed even that wonderf il craft . The new yacht will be larger tbai any vessel of th « Mir York Yacht Club , rcept the Maria .