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Grand Flotilla Excursion . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 2 July 1853
Grand Flotilla Excursion . ihis , ihursday evening , a grand excursion will be given b y a company of gentlemen , whose names are a sufficient guarantee that the event will prove to be the grand affair of the season . The new and commodious steamer Mayo , with double-decks , has been engaged , and when we mention that Sheltons splendid band will be on hand , it is enough to insure a large and lively company . Tickets can be procured at Messrs . Walnut and Badford s , Broadway near Ful-ton-street Corporal Thompson , opposite the Crystal Palace , and other places . The steamer leaves the dock at Grand-street , at 7-J * o clock . Catherine Ferry , Brooklyn , at 8 o clock . Pier 3 , North Biver , at 8 J o clock ; foot of Spring-st , at 9 o clock , and proceeds up the Hudson Biver .
The British Frigate Leander . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 2 July 1853
The British Frigate Leander . Some complaint has been made by certain parties that the Officers of the British Frigate Leander have not received very courteous treatment at the hands of our civil authorities . Tbis may be true enough , and it is a matter of regret that the everready hospitality of the Americans should have failed to extend the usual courtesies of the nation on this particular occasion , more especially as the Leander was the bearer of Englands principal contributions to the Worlds Fair , but we do not think the matter should create such anxious grounds of censure as have been made . Perhaps it is not generally known in this city that ( his same English Frigate Leander was guilty of a most gross outrage in the year 1807 , by firing into an American coasting vessel , and killing several of the crew . We do not suppose that the recollection of this event bad anything to do in influencing our city authorities in the course they had pursued in regard to her , neither do ...
m Onr Irish Letter . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 2 July 1853
m Onr Irish Letter . New York , June 12 . Don t be a greeving fur me , muther dere , bekase I m out iv that live burying ground , called the Tombs . The Widdy Casey cum to see me , the crature , aud paid the 3 cints , an I wos let out . If it wussent that I diddent like to be buryd alive in that grate big place , I wnddent ave pade the divil a cint to that durthy soger-wather man fur his electrified dishwather . Ocb , but its little peeple Wud be bavin to do , to be invinting sich p laces fur human beins . Fesh its no wondher the Aldermin diddent cum here accordin to their sintence ; oh , no , it s not a fit place fur thtm gintlemen , but it s good enouf for sich poor divils as me an the like . But ye know , niusber , that this is a counthry of freedom an equalithy . Shure it is ; an what dye say no fur . I am tould I cin be an Alderman , if I playze , but thanks be to the Lord I ve a karacther yet to loose , an I wuddent be among sich a pack iv unhung villins . A sthreet swapergets...
The btfurei Ballet fflrl [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 2 July 1853
The btfurei Ballet fflrl The accident which took place on Friday evening , at the Hippodrome , by which a young lady , employed at that establishment , was seriously and perhaps fatall y injured , is beginning to attract the attention it deserves . The name of the unfortunate girl is AUGUSTA TAYLOR . She is 22 years old , and resides * wjth an old lady at No . 107 Willett-street Two weeks ago , on the production of the new piece , The Fetes at Versailles , she was engaged by M . Howe , of the Hippodrome , with about twenty other ladies , as an additional force to give effect to the piece in question . The burning of her dress , and the fearful injuries she received thereby , are already known to the public She became Worse , and is now unable to move her body . . The burns on her breast and face are very frightful . She blames the carelessness of the Hippodrome management , in not protecting the candles , by glass globes , as has since been done .
A Challenge . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 2 July 1853
A Challenge . The schooner Lewis B . Mackey challenges the schooner George S . Wood to sail a matoh from the foot of Charlton street around the South West S pit , and back to the place of starting for the sum of $ 500 or $ 1000 . Said vessel to carry foresail , mainsail , jib , and maingaff topsail . To sail on the 4 th of July , 1853 . Inquire at A . Foshay s , corner of Charlton and West street .
Challenge Accepted . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 2 July 1853
Challenge Accepted . The owners of the Pride of the Sea accept the challenge of Captain C . A . Fairchild to sail his clipper yacht D . L . Sturges , or any other vessel of similar tonnage as the Pride of the Sea , for 8500 or $ 2500 , to sail from any given point and on any day that may be agreed upon by the parties during the coming week . Immediate decision is necessary as the Pride of the Sea is nearly loaded for Australia . The owners may be - seen at No . 178 South street . S . B . Hodges , commander .
The Man and the Parachute . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 2 July 1853
The Man and the Parachute . A FUNNY SPECTACLE . A Paris letter writer under date of June 9 , says : Day before yesterday was a great occasion at the Hippodrome . Their Majesties attended the performance , in order to witness the descent from an elevation of 3 , 0 ( 10 feet of M . LETUR , in his navigable parachute . I confess a foible for aeronautics , and , at the appointed hour , had taken up a favorable position in the shadow of the Arch of Triumph . For it was evident that if there was the least breeze , the balloon could not fail to disappear from the range of the audience within the Hippodrome , before it could attain the promised altitude of half a mile . There was a large attendance in the vicinity , and doubtless the fact tbat the spectacle mig ht there be viewed for nothing , was the motive that collected it there . The promises ofthe show-bill were very fair , and a certain pomposity of language , not used in France , had served to heighten the expectations entertained . ...
Jones and Donnelly . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 2 July 1853
Jones and Donnelly . The battle money for this event was handed to Jones , at Jem Burn s , on Wednesday , in the presence of a large muster of sporting characters . Both men were present , and had almost recovered from their late encounter . A subscription was raised for Donnelly , which amounted to £ \ 0 . Langham and Tom Sayers were present and some talk of match-making took place , but nothing was done . Caunt s big-un was also in the room , and said he would fight Poulson for £ 50 a side , but as -8 urn was not authorised to stake any money for the latter , of course no match could be agreed on . US Let the polite world take notice of the following classical renovation of an old phrase : Brought up all standing will hereafter be used as follows : — Arrested by a stroag , opposing force , And struck into the perpendicular !
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 2 July 1853
DAGUERREOTYPE HATS . RAFFERTY &amp; LEASK are selling their beautiful Drab , Beaver , and Pearl Felt Hats at their usual low prices of $ 3 and $ 4 ; and in addition giving each customer his likeness ia his hat , free of charge . Tliey are the only Hatters in the IT . S . that can do this . RAFFERTY &amp; LEASK , No . 57 Chatham , opposite Chambers , and on the corner of Chatham and Pearl Streets .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 2 July 1853
K . E . R LIFE , HEALTH , STRElf-GTB , PURK BLOOD , SOUND BODY , AND CLEAR SKIN , IS INSURED TO ALL WHO TAKE RAD WAYS RENOVATING RESOLVENT . ITS QUICK ACTION . The moment this powerful Renovator of the Blood and Resolver of Disease is taken into the body , it commences ils work of cleansing and purification . Bones that are rotten with poisonous and diseased deposits , are made sound and whole by its action . BAD BLOOD . Blood that has become impregnated with corrupt humors and poisonous admixtures , is quickly cleansed and purified , and mado clean and healthy . DISEASED ORGANS . Organs that have been deranged and prostrated , ¦ nd rendered incapable of performing their natural functions , are suddenly invigorated and strengthened , and enabled to perform their natural duties . IT REGENERATES Every organ aud member of the bod y • it makes sound , healthy and strong all weak , diseased and unsound parts . DISEASED ACTION . Wherever there is pain or uneasiness , or sores , or itching...
A Scent of Fire Points . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 2 July 1853
A Scent of Fire Points . Owing to the treatment the excursionists received at the place where they pat up for the ni ght , as retorde ^ in our last , the party were compelled to return to the place from whence they came , and there be hung np to dry . ^ hey bad alread y been satisfied with the scent of Five Points , although they had progressed but a short distance on their route .
Tipton Slasher and Harry Broome . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 2 July 1853
Tipton Slasher and Harry Broome . By reference to our Sporting Department it will be seen that a match is about to be made between Tipton Slasher and Harry Broome for 300 sovereigns a side . It will perhaps be remembered by our readers , that Broome obtained the Championship from the Slasher on account of the latter giving a foul blow . Tipton is anxious to regain his lost laurels , and for this purpose a match will be made .
A Novel Discussion . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 2 July 1853
A Novel Discussion . Recently a public discussion took p lace between Rev . Mr . Orvis and C . C . Burleigh . The question was—- *** Are the American Church and Ministry a Brotherhood of Thieves ? . The matter had not come to a conclusion at the last accounts , but it was supposed that it would go rather hand with them . Who says the New York Aldermen are the baddest men in existence , after this awful disclosure ? ¦ &gt; •»