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Settlers Price Current. PRICE OF [?] AND CATTLE. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
Settîer-ï Prloo Current, PRICE* OF SHKEI" AK O CATTLE..' The markets have been well supplier! during the week, but most of the sales were among a few, there fore the priées have not been affected in any way. The following is a list of prices. Good cuttle are worth ld. per lb. and middling Owner. Jude Hughes Watson Joues White Lawson Watl3 Goodwin Miller Price. Weight £ s.d. S 10 0 . 2 10 0 3 0 0. 2 10 0 1 12 0 (inferior) 3 0 01 2 10 Uj 2 5 0 (light) M~* 2 2 0 (inferior) Merrett a m. n MSSOH Olli 2 0 0 tr_" Merrett. Ditto Ditto Wall lisper Oakes SUEEP. No. Owuer* Price Weight £ s. d. 500 Brown's 0 8 0 Cleeve We would recommend those- Graziers who have first quality of cattle to hold linn for a penny per poun^rHiud they will get it; but they must be good.
To the Editor of Bell's Life in Sydney. THE SAVINGS' BANK. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
To the Editor of Bell's Life in Sydney. THE SAVINGS' BANK. "Oh! reform it ul together!" SHAKSPEAHE. D EAR BELL,-You must acknowledge that you are a bit of a humbug, indeed, I know you are, else you would not on every occasion, and, sometimes when there is no occasion, with your «' Lays on the Council," turn that intelligent and respectable body into ridicule, nay,' even cast reflections on some of the members' noses, let alone their trades and callings. Really, Bell! I did not think you capable of indulging in such personalities ! Do, pray, for delicacy's sake, have a little forbearance. But, not- withstanding this, from what I see in your " Life in Sydney," whenever a real hum- bug comes to your knowledge, you come forward, manfully and fearlessly, to expose it to thc public. I have, therefore, to re- quest that you will give room to a few ob- servations I wish to make on the "Savings' Bank," or, as ithas been facetiously termed the Shavings Bank! for, to tlie latter com- plexion, ...
PIGEON SHOOTING. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
PIGEON SHOOTING. A pigeon match will take place at Mrs Avery's, sign of tho " Bay Horse," Parramatta Hoad, on Saturday next, when capital sport may he antici- pated from the liberal and judicious araangements made for the occasion. We aro sorry we aro prooludcd, from tho late hour at which we received the information, that we cannot afford space to publish a programme of the sports of tho day. A pigeon match will take place this day at Bal- main. To SponTSiiEK.-A Match has been made be- tween John Duce and Henry Drown, to pick up one hundred stones, one yard apart, for £±0, to come off on next Monday, at the Glebe. Joseph Marshall will take hts Benefit on the ?vening of Monday week, the Oth October, when he will bo prepared to make n match for any man ton stone ten in the country, for £25 to £00. .
To [?] Editor of Bell's Life in Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
To tke Editor of Bell's Life in Sydney. SIR,-It is but fair to say that the Bat- tle of the Smoker, of which a copy is now forwarded to you, was offered to the Aus- tralian for insertion, but refused by the exquisitely refined taste of the Editor, as being vulgar, brutal, and only ft for the Cockpit of a Mun of War ! Poor man delving into quantities and qualities of the Australian beef and mutton fat, together with keeping swine, and metamorphosing their fat into lard, appears to be the acme of his exquisite taste. The substances of grease, are to him far more superlative than the shadows of the Bards of Greece Only think of the language of an old son of Neptune, commanding in an engagement, to be brought into tenor with that of the conversaziones of a drawing room-to please ears polite-and refined moral taste, as advocated by the poor Old Scribbler on beef and mutton fat, and pig's lard ! Why-the Editor must be mad to to think of such a thing-and the old fighting school, whether Bl...
To the Editor of Bell's Life in Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
To the Editor of Bell's Life in Sydney. SIR,-Be good enough to inform me WATT legitimate means I can resort to for the recovery of stakes deposited in the hands of a self-styled sportsman, which he refuses to hand over to the winner of the wager? Yours, FIVE DOCKER. [The only process to recover under these circumstances will be by summons, in the usual way ; but our columns are always open for the exposure of any scoundrel who dares to violate the trust reposed in him, as a man of honor, and.a sportsman. -ED.] : ;;
BELL'S LIFE IN SYDNEY. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1845. BRISBANE WARD. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
BELL'S LIFE IN SYDNEY. SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 1845. _j*_:_ BRISBANE WARD. THE canvas for the above Ward is pro ' ceeding with unabated energy, and with the most cherished hopes of success on the part of both the candidates-Mr. John Little and Mr. John Stirling, The last named gentleman is almost without a doubt but that he will be returned by a " triumphant majority," and Mr. Little is equally sanguine on the subject. In the meantime, the friends-the admiring friends -of both parties, are busily and studiously devoted to the important business of can- vassing, speech-making, drinking, and smoking. On Tuesday evening last a meeting of the Electors interested in the return of Mr. Little as Civic Representa- tive of the Ward, took place at the Adel- phi Hotel, York-street, and certainly if the meeting could be considered to present anything like a safe criterion as to the probable result of the Election, Mr. Little's friends had every reason to console them sèlves, as they did, with t...
THE RACE COURSE. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
THE RACE COURSE. UP to a very recent period, all animals found straying on the Race Course were impounded by the constabulary, but latterly they are allowed to range there ad libitum, with impunity-aud the consequence is that several'serious accidents have occurred to young children, by being kicked by vicious horses, within the last few weeks. One little boy, named Davis, a mere infant, received a ghastly wound in the forehead, that will disfigure him for life, by the horseplay of one of these animals ; and no later than Monday morning, another little child, named Reily, whose parents are small dealers in Market-street, narrowly escaped being killed by being chased by the identical horse that kicked the boy Davis. On the previous day (Sunday) we observed this vicious colt gambolling among a parcel of children who were playing on the green, one of whom he pursued and had nearly overtaken, when a woman had the presence of mind to rush forward, and rescue the child. A constable happen...
SPARKES AND DAVIS. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
SPARKES AND DAVIS. According to «arrangements previously made, these men met in York-street, on Tuesday evening last,.to sign articles and make a deposit ^o fight for £50 aside, according to the new rules, &c, &c, &c. ; and as all minor matters, at issue have been settled, nothing could have interfered with these necessary preliminaries had not Davis met with an accident on the after part of the day, by which he either dislo- cated or sprained his ankle, and for the present, incapacitated himself for the active duties of training. This mishap is singu- larly mal a propos as far as Davis is con- cerned ; but, we have satisfied ourselves of the accuracy of his statement, by referring to Mr. Day, the District Surgeon, under whose care he has been placed. Many of Sparkes' friends seem sceptical of the match being made, but the incredulity is with- out proper foundation, as the next meeting of the principals or their backers will prove. -
To Correspondents [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
°> To Correspondent» . WHIST.-O.D.-2-One of the part» not being able to deal, bia own partner is the most proper person to deal for him. T.R.-Your adversaries can force you to tramp with the -Dost exposed card, provided it does not make you revoke. V.V.-We will make enquiries into the matter, and give an answer as early as possible. USP.-Your questions ought to be submitted to a barrister. We cannot undertake to give opinions upon matters involving such legal intricacy. S.S. would be liable to a proceeding for desertion. L.L.-We cannot return correspondence ; the labor of wading through the letters we receive is quite enough without the additional labor of returning them. Several communications carno to hand, this week, too late for publication. We must request our Correspondents to forward their communications in the early part of the week. Mr. ,D-of Barnum-you have sadly disappointed , USV ___ '
Agents for this Journal. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
Ägent» for tal» Journal. J I MB. TIIOMAB DOWSE........Brisbane Town ; " S. H. BAPSBT ......... Maitland. MI TUIXY..;.Newcastle. ¡ " JAMBS KIPPIE ....Paterson. * . -HOOB.TAXLPB.^.«Í.Parramatta. .V,,.JOHK:FULTOW;.'........-.Penrith. " JAMES GULLEN.. ........Windsor. , " ; GEO. A.. LOWS ............Bathurst. '? y, g, B. Ci HiBBtBON .Yass. . :" &lt; M'ALISTEB.............Broulee. . " B.WAIID ...:... .Muswellbrook. - . DOYLE ............... .Berrima. .. " .; ALBi.tMuKno..... ;. :. .Singleton.
THE THIRD FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
';¡ !'? THE THIRD FIGHT. About three o'clock the same day, ano- ther mill, came off on the sand, between Sloppee,' the ' Brickmaker of New Town, and the well-known Johnny Mon or Modre of the Swamp, for a purse of One Pound. 'Round 1.-In coming to tho scratch, Sloppee boxing-right and left. Moor countering beautifully with the left, springing a leak from Slôppee's conk. A Bharp ralle;-Sloppee down-first for Moore. . S,-Sloppee, as usual, boring iu ; Moore, hilting right and left, aud flooring Sloppee, - 3,-Sloppee, being more cautious, popped in his right on Moore's mug. Moore, »ot idle, caught him á rum 'un with the right in the bread basket, and floored him. ?A -Both men getting weak. Sloppee boring iu again; countering exchanged ; Sloppee the best ; a struggle for the throw, and Moore down. This was a first-rate round. 5.-Moore groggy; Sloppee first at work; Moora pops in the left and right ou Sloppee's ogles, und floors bim. C.-This was a well-contested round. Both men went to wo...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
Edited, printed,' and published, by THOMAS BEVEL JOHNSON, of George-street, South, at the Printing Office, No. 17¿ Colonnade, Bridge street, Sydney,
SPORTING REVIEWER. The Turf. BERRIMA RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
SPORTING REVIEWER.^ The Turf. BERRIMA RACES. V These Races commenced on Tuesday last, when elie weather was exceedingly sultry, and the company neither very nu ; onerous nor select. We are sorry to say that the same sort of clanship which char- acterised the late Campbelltown Meeting, isas also in vogue here. ? However, we Lave no disposition to moralise on these matters. The disease carries with it its own remedy. FIRST DAY. ' VIRST RACE. ?; THE BERRIMA TOWS PLATE of Twenty-five Sove- reigns, for horses of all ages ; heats, two miles ! entrance, £Q 10s. ; three entrances or no race, j Mr. Hurley's Greenmantle, 3 years, j 7 st. 111b. (Byrnes). 4 11 ) Mr. T. Roberts' c. g. Foigh a Ballach, j 5 years, 0 st. 1 2 S ; Mr. W.Wright's c. g. Paddy Whack, age 1, ; j Ost. 01b. 2 4, 2 Mr. Geo. Bowes* h. h. Scourge, aged,. 0 st. 12 lb. 3 3 4 The first heat was won cleverly Foigh a Ballach in four minutes and five-seconds ; the second and third heats were taken easily by Green Mantle, in doing h...
Local Intelligence. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
Ziooal Intelligence. ' MILITARY OUTRAGB.-On Wednesday night a serious outbreak between the military un il civilians took place on the rocks, the particulars of which, as furas we can learn,.are as follow:-A party of soldiers of different regiments were drinking nt Ford's public house, the " Napoleou Inn," at Miller's Point, about eight o'clock on that evening, and during the carousal several quart pots were missing, and they were accused of the theft. Aa altercation then ensued, which broke into a serious disturbance by one of the soldiers seizing a poker, aud striking a mau mimed Todd several blows on the head, which inflicted wounds of so serious a character, that Dr. M'Kellar, who was called in upon the occasion, has not yet pronounced him out bf danger. The soldiers now surjouuded by 80 or 00 civilians, armed themselves, and sallied forth in the direction of the " Black Dog" public-house, in Gloucester-street, smashing windows, pulling down fences, aud knocking down every person...
SECOND FIGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
SECOND FIGHT. After the great event of the day had been disposed of Henry Agan alias M'Kis- sie, a sporting tartar, and Peter Brenan, -a carotty-headed brickmaker, entered the ropes, for ,a purse collected on the ground, as well as for the adjustment of some per- sonal squabbles, which have been long matters of dispute between them. Brenan had the advantage of about two stone in weight, while the schuider was re- ported to possess a degree of game, more than sufficient to counterbalance the extra dimensions of his opponent. Round 1.-Without waiting for any superfluous ceremony, the men came up in fighting attitude and rattled into one another, right and left, at. railroad pace, the arms of each man goiug like the piston of a steam engine ; no exhibition of science-no sparring-nothing but fighting, when, after having received and administered considerable puuish meat.fthe-cabbage was knocked down ; first.blood claimed for Bufus. ¿.-^íjo sooner were they at the scratch than at it fife...
ENGLISH NEWS. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
ENGLISH NEWS. H. M. S. FLY brings intelligence from England via Singapore, up to the end of May. . Her Majesty and Royal Family were in the enjoyment of excellent health. The Lord Mayor of Dublin had an in- terview with Her Majesty, when he pre- sented an address from the Corporation of I Dublin, praying that Her Majesty would be pleased to visit Ireland during the sum- mer. The Queen expressed herself highly gratified with the address, and said, that whenever she should visit Ireland, she should rely with confidence on the loyalty and affection of her Irish faithful subjects. Trade was brisk, and prices satisfactory. '107 casks of New South Wales Tallow were sold the 24th may, at 35s. 3d. to 39s. 6d. The Bill for enlarging the Grant to the Roman Catholic College of Maynooth passed the House of Commons on the 19th May, was read a first time in the House of Lords on the 24th, and ordered to be read a second time on the 2nd June.
LEGISLATIVE PROCEEDINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
LEGISLATIVE PROCEEDINGS. THE Legislative Council resumed its usual weekly sittings on Tuesday last. After the dispatch of some miscellaneous business, Mr. Murray presented a petition from the magistrates and residents of Queanbeyan, protesting against the impolicy and injustice of taxing tea and sugar, articles particularly essential to the comforts of the poor man, in order to make good the deficit caused by the contemplated reduction of the duty on spirits., On the motion of Dr. Nicholson, an address to His Excellency was adopted, praying for a return o'f the expense defrayed from the Colonial Treasury, of every mis- sion to the Aborigines within the colony, and of the Protectorate, from the 31st December, 1842, showing the expense of each mission, and the Protectorate, for each, year. 1 - . . s Leave was given to Mr. Robinson, to bring in a Bill to enable the trustees of the Savings' Bank of New South Wales and Port Phillip respectively, to lend money'to the Corporation of Melbou...
READ NATURE. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
: READ NATURE. ï love the sea, the deep and mighty sea Its ehb and flow, its breakers and its billows, all for mo '* ' Have charms ; Boar os ye list to roll and swell, and dash thy foam still free- Z Be hushed alarms. . . The mountain, too, I love its cloud-capt head Its steep and flinty brow, with threatening mien, are full of dread, Are grand j Had I but strength, thy roughest side, thy topmost peak I'd tread What views command 1 The glen I lovo, the deep and lonely glen, The oak, and girt defile, briar-strewn path, and side full rich in fern How meet Tor him who contemplative seeks the lonely haunts whore men Ne'er pross their feet. I love the rock, I love the sea-zoned rock, Which smiles at mightiest storms, and ocean's efforts seems to mock ; I smile Responsive, for it movelessly sustains the awful shock .. Which wrecks the whilo, Whate'er's Bublime I love, and nature read, Admiring all thy works, O God-amazed at every j deed Of thine ; Thy glorious works, all else being absent...
Original poetry. LINES ON THE NEW YEAR. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 27 September 1845
O rt grin al poetry. LINES ON THE NEW YEAS. "Welcome, thoa year that art coming, Though this world is a world of sorrow tsThe tribute of woe ' To thy sire we owe, We'll drop it, and smile of to-morrow ; On the natal mom When a year is born We'll rejoice, tho' that joy we'd borrow. Welcome, thou year that art coming To begin thy fleeting reign On thy history's leaf Be no tear of grief," ' ^ ? Nor thy chronicles sullied by stain ; In the annals of time MBj"st thoo lucidly shine, While the world's penned journals remain. ^ Welrome, thou year that art coming, To its thou whisperest pleasure ; In thy cradle the while Thou appearest to smile, As if minutes by such thou would'st measure ; Thus, a youthful king, In his sceptre's spring, ' Views himself as his nation's treasure. Welcome, thou year that ort coming, May thy end as beginning he bright When thou shalt retire, And in death expire And for ever recede from sight, May thy star-wreathed tomb . í Our earth illume, Ar it flings up a wo...