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SYDNEY HORSE MARKET. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
BYDNEV HOUSE MARKET. Mesara Butt and Co notice a fair average amount of business throughout the « eck. Several country lots have come to hand, nil of which lutte been alcarcil off without difficulty. On \Vidncsdny aetcral rtraucht horses from Shoalhaven varied from t'21 to i.'3'l lou each. On Friday 3 from maitland went fruin JCIO to £Jl , ¡j from Kiama, ula to £40; 0 from llcrrlnin, £10 to £¿7 I0s¡ 5 from l'lc ton £20 to i¡30| and upwardi of 40 Hallt harness bones und haik neja at price* von Ino; from £7 to ¿IS each. Fresh, hornea »eil readily at market rates, hut It should be burn In »lind that the ma- jority of prices are under ii25. Mr. Charles Mortyn reports, there lifts been nothing particular in the horse market tim week, the sales IIIMC not laen numerous, n few fresh lots were olTeri.il mid prleit do not uhlWt mo alteration upon former quotations, the rolonl ii tlitinjughbrid Stallion " Oreen. «attic,1' Maa sold privately at a good figure. ~~- - .. , ., |
No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
Btll't Lifo in SyJiit'j and Simrtmg ChronuXt Ii publlsbefl i«««y S.-iturdny murnini!. Country bubscrlbers will lio rcceljedoiipay mentof Six Months In /(drawee, vii., 13s TI« Oiuulim end on ' tbo 31st March, .loth June, 30th September, and 31st December' respectively, at which periods only can Sulncritars itc-ilRn, on ]ia)tiurup arrears, 1'urtles subscribing in the mldipeof aUmrtct will ualy bo charged from tho date of their coimnenclnp;. Auvw-' Usinants must siieclf> lit writing ort the face of train tho number or Insertions, or thoy »111 bo continued and clwrgid according!?, itlll countermanded. , . .
THE TURF [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
T H h' TURF: As far as New South Wales is concerned, we might without much injustice, leave racing mattera, for this week, at least, to take care of themselves. ' Nothing has been done; and what is worse, very little seems likely to be done. ' ' The proposed1 holiday, sport for New. year's day has, we fear, been nipped in the bud; the Jockey Club having we believe refused the appli- cation of Tattersalls Club for the use of the Rand- wick course. As however a meeting will be held at Tattersall*» within a few days, at which no doubt, some energetic steps' will be taken ; we postpone for the present any expression of opin- ion upon this very inopportune íealisation of a DFAD LOCK. Up to the time of writing, we have no return of the racing at Murrurundi which came off on the, lltli and 12th. i In another column will be found' a letter from the Secretary ¡ of the Illawarra Tarf Club. We regret that our remarks should have annoyed him ; but we simply judged from appear- ances. At any rat...
SYDNEY MARKETS, FRIDAY. WHOLESALE PRICES. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
SÏDNEV MARKETS, FÍUDAY. WJIOLBJALS rBICES. WllcAT, 7a to 81 per buabol : nour, £10 per ton : malzo, 2a 3d to 3* barley, 4i ; cape ditto. 4a per buahcl t hay, natou, £81 lucerne, £4 per tun ; butter, 1 Od to la ; cheese, Od to la; bacon and tunta Od to Ud per Hi ; Km». Oil to la per doten : fowls, 2a Od tj3a 6d percauplo; l»>tni»es, £8 lo £10 per lim ; fal pips Od to 8d per lb ; beef, 40a, mut. ton, 50 per cut i Hides. 6i to 15 ; tobacco, la 2d to la Od per lb, beat quality. LUCITUU accd la ti.l lier lb, retail 2s t purrenulal red clover, ditto dit to | wlmo IIIIICII, ditto (Ultu; st.iil.ui and mlxol groraea, la per lb, aor|Uuiu Mccuaratutn, li per lb ; seed oat« S> Od to 6a Od per bushel. FKtlRH AND SOK, Commlaston Agenta. lUTUAiKir PKiria-Hay, Oa Od lo 8a 3d: atranr. Os Od to Oi 3d ¡ wheat, Ba lid to Da Od « maize, Vi 8d to na od j oatt, 3a Od to 3a ed ; batloy,'2alldio8» Id: cowa, CO Oa to £1116&lt;; calven, 24s to 33j¡ bark, £3 Oa to £3 Ai per tau I «reen atuir, 10....
No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
NbnxntrainBKUND JooKBr OMTD.-1-A spocíal uiceting of tho members of tho Northumberland Jockey Olub was hold last night, ut tho Donison hotel, on business of im- portance, lito nttendaneo was emull. Mr. Doyle in tho chair. The Secretary said ho had railed tho mooting, na ho had learned that Mr. Rourlto lind rocelvod a reply from Mi'. Quinn, to his application to lot or sell Telarah on a racecourse. Mr. Iîourko informed tho mooting that ho had recoived a letter from Mr. Quinn, stating that ho vould bo willing, cither to lot Telarah to tho olub for five y oars, »t a rent of £200 per annual for tho first tu o years, aud £250 por annum for tho last three years j or soil it to them for £5,500. Mr. Bourko said Mr. Quinn ?Mould bo in Maitland in ubout u week, and he thought, if Boroo momber of tho club waited on liini, they might, probably, bo ablo to moko bettor terms with him. Tlio meeting were of opinion tliat firo years vos too short a period to rout it, and £5, 600 was too much for the...
EXECUTION OF THE WALKERINGHAM MURDERER. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
EXECUTION OF THE W'AItKEBIN&WATVT 3TUBDEEEB. The cxocution of John Ponton, for tho murder of Charles Spencer, at Walkcringham, Notts, took placo on Wednesday, in front of tho County Gaol, Nottingham. Athnlf-pastBeven on AVeduosduy morning tho wretched man, after partaking of a slight breakfast, was removed from tho condemned coll to tho robing room in the County Hall ; whoro tho executioner pinionod lum in tho presence of tho sub-shcriil', tho chaplain, tho governor of tho goal, and the burgoon. Pruyers sttitablo to tho occasion woro read by tho chaplain, who, ?with the gontlomon prosont, was motcd to tears. Fenton took an ulTcotionato leave of all, and shook hands with tho chaplain and governor of tho gaol, say big that ho har- boured no mabco against tho hangman. Ho then moved with a firm stop from the rnbing-room to the main en- trance of the County Hall, insido the rails of which tho scaffold vus crcctod. The prisoner advanced firmly with a steady stop on to tho trapdoor...
VICTORIA. LATEST BETTING AT THE V. T. SUBSCRIPTION ROOM. J. C. FREE HANDICAP [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
VICTORIA. LATEST BETTING AT THE V. T. SUBSCRIPTION ROOM. , r 3. C. FREE HANDICAP lOO to IS agat Dispatch (tie) 10O to 12 " Fhobc(oir) 10O to IO " Attila (olT) 10O to S " I,'y Glitten (tk) 10O to 8 " Beeswing (tk) 10O to 7 " WildrakcioiT) 100 to 7 " Othello (off) 10O to 6 " FartUan (tk) 100 to 6 " GaScr Groy (off) 4 to 1 ogat Secundua (tk) Its 1 " Kal King (tk) tOO to S agat Flying Jib (ofT) 100 to 5 " Dauntless (oin 100 to S ,, Sebastopol (tk.) 100 to 3 " Haphazard (tk) 100 to 3 " F'ng Colo» (tk) 100 to 3 " Inkerman (tk) 100 to 3 " Turras (tk) 100 to 3 " Bolero (tk) 100 to 1 r The Barber (tk) I 0 to 1 Bgat Goshawk (tk) | 7 to 1 " Firea«ny(tk)
(To the Editors of Bell's Life in Sydney.) [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
(To the Editors of Selfs Life in Sydney.J MlSTElt ISELXr-\Yhat does Profossor Parker mean ? Is nobody hut himself allowed to know anything about sword play? It would seem BO; at any rate, from the tenor of what I haye read about him. in your Life. He won't let the " Voluntoer Super" alone to begm -with, and then he goes right up to tho guns, and wants to levy black mail from tho horse-guards themselves. I thought last week's knocking would have brought some one to tho door, butl »uppOBotho gallant conservator wants to pohsh his cask before ho nttompts to bunt/ up tho Professor. If 1 ho goes in for riding roughshod over P. P. ho will lmvo to koop lus «¡eather eye open and bo well on his guard. Of course, if any cavalry officer comos out, ho mast bo allowed to fight in his spurs. Bye tho bye, friend Parker, you'll have to keep this aUiiir very dark, otherwiso it will likoly be put a stop to by the police. Your old friend. GENERAL JACKSON.
ANSWERS TO CORESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
ANSWERS* TO^COEEESMOENTS; REMITTANCES ItECEIVKD bom H.| Z,.,1Bland Plains ; J.B. Noombl; l'ntrlck'a 1'laJns Race« ¡ J. K.. Tarcutta) 3, S., Edon; aad8:M. Wagga Wagga. H. E.-Peny andil'Lann nerer met in to» P.R, SYDNEY.-Tom Sayers ra torn »t Pimlico, neu Brighton. Sussex. M. I..-Tou or« not «uffielentiy explicit. Ii lae batt was bt/iini the »Icket wheo 1) caught it, A. Is not out. ZOE.-You mutt not writo enigmatically, if you'detlre to'be un- derstood. JOCKEY.-Having our own "eye "la that quarter, we mutt de- cline publUliing- ¡rout challenge to our fair friend.
BELL'S LIFE IN SYDNEY. SYDNEY, OCTOBER 20, 1860. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
BELL'S LIFE IN SYDNEY. - -rSYDirmr, OCTOBER 20,.I860. ' THE case of LAVELLE, the unfortunate corporal of "Sappers and Miners who was recently sentenced hy a court martial to one hundred and sixty-eight days imprisonment, Has "been very properly made the subject of investigation by a Parliamentary "Committee, on the motion of Mr. LUCAS. : , This case furnishes another example of the dis- creditable modus operandi adopted in our public departments,' particularly that of Railways. LAVELLE, it-appears, was employed, with others of liis corps on a Railway survey, and that he pre- ferred certain charges'of embezzlement against a brother corporal named FRANCIS. .These charges were investigated by CAPTAIN MARTINDALE, who -decided that they were unfounded, and LAVELLE ivas arraigned before a court martial for falsely ?aspersing the character of FRANCIS. The men, having been employed in a civil service, it is con- tended, -and we think Tightly, that the case should have been remitted to the c...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
/">» ENTIiEMEM" farouring u» with orders for \ this \JT Journal will bo pleased to endoso the necessary advanco for six months subscription, vit 13s, or a £1 noto which, will cover three quarters of the year. _PICKERING- fc NICHOLS.^ BRISBANE, QUEENSLAND. MR. CHARLES H. BARLEE is hereby appointed Agent for BOLL'S XIFE IN SYDNBV, in Brisbono, and is authorised to recoiro orders from suhsoribors and advertisers resident in Queensland, liis receipt boing a sufficient acknowledgment for all monies paid to him on our acoount. PICKERING- & NICHOLS. Oct. 1st, 18CO._J_¡_ j
Examination of the Prisoner. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
Examination, of the Prisoner. Shortly beforo ton o'clock tho prisonor was convoyed in a cab to Lambeth Pohco-court, whon ho was placed in tho dock bolaro Mr Elliott, tho magistrate, charged with the wilful murder of the before-mentioned porsonB. The first witnoss was Mr Bevan, tho landlord of tho houso, w ho Btutcd tliut shortly after six o'clock ' on Tuesday morning ho heard what ho described ns a " lumbering" noiso ovcrhoud, such as might have been caused by chil- dren, running about. A slight scream follow ed, and ho got out of bed and went up stairs to ascertain whether anything was the matter. Wliilo this w itnesi was under examination belora tho mngislrato tho prisoner asked bim whether hov did not hear hun'eiill out " Murder," to which ho.rcphod that ho did not, mid proceeded to say that when no «went up Btuirs ho Baw thu body of tho } ounger w oman and tho } oungor boy lying on the land- ing. Tho womun had been stubbed under tho heart, und tho boy's throat" was ,eut. Both wo...
KIANDRA. (From the Alpine Pioneer, Oct. 9) [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
KIANDEA. (From the Alpine Pioneer, Oct. QJ Tlie Escort loft the Camp on Saturday afternoon -with 1-148 ozs 3 dwts 20 grs, together with £12,000 ill noted. A quantity that far oxooedcd our moat sanguino expecta- tions, considering the bad weather wo have had lately, which lois thrown ulniOBt all our riror miners but of re tnunorativo work, repairing dams and mending races having boon thoir principal employment. Kew Chum Hill seems to be tho great attraction at present, and for miles round it, deep holes have been Bunk, tin almost all of which a largo depth of wush dirt has boon found, in soino instances as / much OB eighteen foot. Every- available head of water for miles has been granted by the Commissioner for sluicing pur- poses. For threo days work in last tvcelc, Shadforth's old claim on Jackass Hat produced 29 ounces of gold and specimens. On crushing tho latter and thoroughly cleaning tho whole, only 21 ounces net wore pro- duced. At the 'Whips sonto parties aro doing very well...
Removal of Youngman, the Walworth Murderer, from Newgate. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
Removal of Youngman, the Walworth Murderer, from ITewgate. ; ' , About niño o'clock on Thursday night lins convict was removed from Ntnvgnto to Horscinonger Laiiu. Tho,mob on seeing tho cab run to it to got a glimpse of Youngman, and commenced hissing and hooting lum, and followed tho cab, hooting aU tho whilo, till it got to Blackfriar's bridgo, whero it drove very fust and got rill of the crowd. Tho prisonor, wo understand, did not speak (luring tim wholo of tho journey, but directly after'tho judge bad pnssod soutonco of death on him, and ho was taken into Newgate, ho asked tho otllcors for his usual suppor. Upon arriving at Horsomonger Lane ho was given iii clinrgo to Mr. Kcnno, tho governor of that prison, and was after Wards conveyed to tho cell' usually allotted to prisoners under sontcuco of death, whero hoiwill bo guarded by the warders till tho day of execution, which, it in supposed, wUl bo next Monday fortnight, as by,law tho soutonco cannot be carried into effect till f...
THE PAPAL BRIGADE'S RETURN. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
THE PAPAL BRIGADE'S EETTTRN. Tho following parody on the " Minstrel Boy" we copy from Punch. Tho Irish Boj is come back from Romo, In a socdy suit )ou'll find lum ; He brings largo holei in his breeches homo, And his coat slit up behind bim. "Land of boshl" cried the downy card, "Though Priests may howl, bo nisy ; . Some lads have out tho Papal guard Somo greenhorns, duped, not crazy." Tho Boy was dono, hut the Pupal chain ' Could riot keep his shrewd soul under ¡ , . Tho swag, ho oxpocted he didu't gain, So he found he'd made a blundor. ' And sliid, " No Popo shall humbug me í ' ! ( « My soul abhors baso knavery. ' ' I'll never fight, gratis, ngailist tho FïCCj ' * ,' For Topcry and ior Slavery 1"
THE WAR IN NEW ZEALAND GALLANT DESTRUCTION OF DESERTED RIFLE PITS! ANOTHER GLORIOUS RETREAT!! ONE OF THE ENEMY SHOT THROUGH THE SHIRT SLEEVE!!! [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
THE WAR IN MEW ZEALAND GALLANT DESTRUCTION OF DESE11TED EIFLE Prrst ANOTHER GLORIOUS RETREAT!! ONE OF THE ENEMY SHOT THROUGH THE .SHIRT SLEEVE III Five hundred men in command of Colonel Leslie, 40th Regiment woro employed on tho 29th ultimo to till up tho rillo pits of tho pahs destroyed by General Pratts ex- pedition on the 11th ultimo, with ordors, it is stated, not to intcrforo with tho natives. But tkcr.0 .was either no such ordor given, or tho terms of it must hnvo boon very deficient, as tho sorvice upon which Colonel Leslio was detached was an interference that was almost certain to provoke hostilities. And soil resulted. Tile mon wore fired upon at first at long range, and finding it led to no return, and the strictest orders having been given that no man should fire without an ordor from the colonel, the natives carno out of cover, andhuntodthe retreating troops ovcrtwo miles of open country; the rear-guard, at lost, exasperated to madness at seeing their comrades fall, and...
A STALLION INDEED. (From Bells Life in London.), [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
A STALIilON INDEED. , (From SeWt L\fe in Zouâoit.J , > -Mr Fisher has concluded the purchase of Fisherman, to go to Australio, for 8000 guineas. An offer from tho Americana of 2500 guineas had previously been refused. Tho horse passed somo time Bince from the possession of Mr Starkey .. into tho hands of Mr lliggins, and in turn again to tho gentleman vho lias just dis- posed of him. Fisherman is standing for tho fow days previous to lus departure, i at Mr Blenkiron'H, at, Eltham, -»hero tlioso who have seen him pro nounco the, old horse to have wondorfttlly improved. Ho is 110 .longer tho legjry tbrco-cornorcd nag ho was in work, but has thickened into a great, fine, handsomo stallion. Hi» dam (Mninbrnco) was recently sold to go to America, and tho use of his siro (Heron) has long boon prohibited, so that the direct strain is now lost to us.
AQUATICS. Great Scullers' Race on the Tyne, for £100, between William Lumley and William Waterson. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
AQUATICS. Great Scullers' Hace on the Tyne, for £LO0, hetween "William Lumley and William Water ' SÓn..,V' :" '?.-..."'-,''.?: -.-'-I I.".!: V-: :."f'r Our rendors will recollect that thcso two promising scullers rowed for a stnko of £25 asido about six weeks ngo,¡ when Lumley proved himself tho winnor by about threo lengtlis ( but, owing to tho closeness*of the contest in tho early part of the race, and tho supposition that Wn|oruoii hud not, paid, that cave and attention to' lus training that ho ought to have dono, his backers rosolvod to givo him another trial against his former opponent, 'whoso friends readily jiunped at the match, and, . imagin- ing ¿hat it was an extremely good thing, they agreed to stafco ¡CGO to Waterson's £-10 ¡ and on tho night of tho second doposit bebig mado, two of tho principal bnckors of the mon mado a bet of £C0 to £40, which had to ho mudo good w ¡Ih tho deposits," thus making tho money at stake on tho issue £120 to £80, or £200 in all. Tho mon, in ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
DEATH OV SAM Booen.-This pugilist, for somoTimôT post dubbed champion of the feather weights in Victoria, breathed hil last on Wednesday week, after a aovoro ill- ness arising from a diseased liver. Poor Sam had not of late boen overburdened with fuvds, and tho oxponses of his funoral, accordingly, foil upon a fow frionds, swh(> oheorftilly put their hands in thoir pockets to pay the last5 &lt; respect to tho gallant " pug." Ho was bom in Birming- ham, ¡n Fobrunry, 1832, and his proper namowas Samuel Bouch Roberts, a brother of Dan Roborts, of tho English &lt; ' P.R. lu Now South Wales, Bouch was hold in gonorol estoom as a hero of tho light brigade, and in this colony ho was always proparcd to fight any man within tlireo or ' four pounds of his weight. Ho baa now passed away from that calling, with which hohad so long been con- nected, and may all his follies be buried in his grave. SelVa Life in Victoria, October 13. ' '
The Great Eight-oared Race between the Schools of Eton and Westminster. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 20 October 1860
I The Great Eight-oared Race between the Schools i of .Eton and "Westminster.' ,* After a lapso of twolvo years, during which a race botweon these old colobrated preliminary soats unlearn- ing has boon n thing unknown to tho,lovers of,aquatics, wo liavp great pleasure in recording, and wo doubt not our readers will havo equal pleasure in perusing, an ac- count of another of thoso great oonlosts.'i -Who is thora amongj thoso who saw thoso exciting struggles of old, which rendered the naines of Colquhoun, Rich, Follows, and Shadwell famous, that did not hear With delight that the barrier1 placod upon such manly sport by the autho- rities of theso schools had huon removed, and tho .Thames, was to!resound again with the lively strokes of two wcll trainca eights ? Who is thcro that- did not with pleasure and satisfaction viow'tho raco of Friday, and'fool that this contest, a contest in wliieh wcro engaged ^mon specially destined to Bhino in tho Universities first, and afterwards tho worl...