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THE ENGLISH RING FIGHT FOR THE CHAMPION'S BELT AND £400. SAM HURST AND TOM PADDOCK. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

I THE: E-WGCíS>-l RihlG« ... "FIGHTFOR THE GHA&ïPiON'S . j BELT AND £400. I ! SAM HURST AND TOM PADDOCK. 1 ThU long looked for pugilistic encounter, -which Ivas to dcoido. for the prosont, tho Championship of England, came off ort tho sixth of November. Hurst being a new aspirant for fistic, fame, wo givo a resumo of his history; as also that of his well-known opponent,1 the veteran Tom Paddock.. . _.. . ,. , - . Sain Hurst', whoso first appearance it was in a roped arena, took his-first, crawls near home, 'but some two months back was placed undor the fostering wing of Join Hodgkiss; than whom a better tramer, br a quieter, more respectable second, never walked j andas Samwoighed no loss than 19st.71b,. 5at of which at least was-superflu ,ous beef, it'w'illTie admitted that Joni hod his work to do to reduce him' within reasonable bounds without at the same time Injuring his' strength and stamina. Tho pair betook themselves to Polesworth, near Tamworth, where, by gentle p...

Publication Title: Bell’S Life In Sydney And Sporting Chronicle
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ENGLISH STEEPLECHASING HERFORD—Nov.6. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

ENGLISH . STE^LECHASING. ; : HEREFORD.-Nov. 6. : i ' ; «       Tho. Hr.BEFonBsiunE" GRAND ANNUAL STEEPLE CITASE | HANDICAP of.10 sovs each, 3 ft, with 100 added; the j second to save his stake j about three. inilcs and a   half;. 2*subs.. >. - ?", , ,r. .. Mr. Jennine,'*: Cosmopolite." by Latiercost, 9st 101b ...Nlghtlngall 1. H.- E. Francis'» Tumbler. Oat. .II. Sly 2 J.' T/.'Jfimhy's KtUworth Lass, lost 91b..........".".... Enocfc 1 Cartwright's Monmouthshire, 9st. V/. Bcvtll 4 . Rowland's Brunette. 12at'..i .'....Owner 0 J. McAdam's Old Ben Roe, late Joe Maley, 11st ilb . - , - - -. . .. G. Waddington 0 Harrison's Omar Pasha, lOat Sib...Salt 0 Rowland's Medora, Pst 121b.Oliver, Jun o W.Jaques'a b g Sahib fh b). 9st.71b.;........Jarvis o Capt Coates's Tho Dodger, Bat 71b. Edwards o Mr. Barber's Tomboy, 8st 71b. . ...J. Hogers . u - Betting": 8 to i ngst Old Ben Boo, 4 . to 1 agst Cos ... mopolitc; 5 to 1 ngst Tumbler, G to.l ea...

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THE ENGLISH TURF LIVER POOL MEETING— Nov.9. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

.THE -'EMQIL^H TÜKF.. ''iyiVíílífpOL ME'JÎTIK'O.-îfov.'s. Tho GUBAT AVTTÍÍIH CÜP, value 200 aova, added to'à Huu^icnp ot"; 25 sovs each, IO ft ( second to receive 60 sövs out of tho stake's, and thewinner to pay 80 to j tho judgo/starter, &o ; winnora . extra ; one milo and throe, quarters 85 suVm, 4,6 of whom, pay S sovs each to thc fund. . -.',' : Mr. T'Hnpjhcs'B br g The Drewer, by Faugh-a-Ballaßh.n&ed ?st Ul.Bray 1 Baron Nlvlcre's bc Light, 4 yrs, 7»t 131b ...............G Fordham S Cul.Townley'sbc Gladiolus, 4 yr*, Sst (¡lb..,.J Snowden 3 Slr C. Kushout'ji h c Dreadnought, Syrs, tilt Clb. Parsons, 4, ' Mr. Ilurkc'i «r c Moorcock, 4 yrs; Sst 81b."......... Osborne ' 0 F. Swindell's br f Weatherbound;' S yrs, 'Blt llb (Including PJIbextm).i.,.J Adams 0 Barber's br c Ben Webster, 3 yrs, 7»t 131b ..,.!. Snowden 0 C. H. Haritreave'a br h Heme, í yrs, 7»t Ititi ........Charlton 0 W. Hart-i b r Petra (h b) 4 yr», 7st Dib .Chnlloner 0 Ti Dawson's h h The Alderman, 5 yrs...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

TO PRINTERS AND OTHERS. FIVE or SIX HUNDRED POUNDS good sccoud . Iiand BREVIER. To bo Bold cheap for CASH. Apply at tho ofïïco of thia paper. _._ ' . SPLENDID1 COLORED ENGRAVINGS OE "ZOE," -with pedigree and performances, on board for framing, to bo had nt thia olHco ¡ prioo 6s. Com; mission allowed to Country agonfs and Stationers.' :' ' .' NOAV PUBLISHED, ) 'by th'o Proprietory of . , ' I MB B It L'S LIFE IN S Y-D NE Y.". Exclusively Aufhoriao'd by r THE AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB. THE BULES AND REGULATIONS 1 Of (lie AUSTRALIAN JOCKEY CLUB, ' Aa REVISED ASÍD Caaniunap* ?'. MESSRS PICKERING and NICHfAS only .aro authorised tb publish these Rules. No other pub- lication cum bo relied on. (Signed) S. 0. BURT . Hon. Boo:- A. J. C. Orders from Stewards of Races and Country Agonts will receivo prompt attention, MelFs Life Ofltco, 220 Castlerehgh-Btroet._ A CARD. . r CHRISTOPHER COOPER, (Into of Mnitlaridi) SADDLER AND HARNESS MAKER,"5" £27, Gcorge-stroet, Brickfield Hill, Syduoy. 3G ,.'i si...

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THE TURF. LATEST ENGLISH BETTING. DERBY. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

THE TU ft F. .TATEST ENGLISH BETTING. ñEnny. CUflflco.M. Dawaon...... lito i (olí) Mr? lion.Jcfftrlc». lato I Ok) i Diophantus.Jot. Danton. 100 to fl (tk) Kettledrum.Oatoa. SO to 1 (oír) ; Matador ."...J. Coatet. SO to I (tk) Nautilus .Manning . SS to I (tk) Foroater .Drewltt.; ? 50 to 1 (tk) York Ulm ter .Oates. SO to 1 (lk) ; Aurelian ......W, Goalcr.".....;..,lt)0O to JJ ftk) 8evan Díala.W, Say.10OO to 1J (tk) THE Randwick Autumn Programme is now before tlie public i alni we, ns well as our readers, have had a week to look through it, nnd form nn opinion of ita merits, It is a rare occurrence to review any production in which faults cannot bc discovered, and it would, therefore, he a matter of surprise if such was the case with us to-day ; but wc may premiso by saying, with regard to the Metropolitan bill of fare, that its good points, in our estimation, very far outweigh its defects. The amount ot* public money added during ! the three days is very liberal, and the establish- me...

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THE TURKISH BATH AND ITS APPLICATION TO TRAINING. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

THE TURKISH BATH AND ITS APPLICA- TION TO TRAINING. Wo iiíuko tlie following estrada from a highly interest- ing pamphlet, entilleil, " Tliormo-Tlierapeiu ; tho Heat Curo ¡ or tho Treatment of Diseaso by Immersion of the Body in Heated Air," by Erasmus Wilson," which we oarnestly recomuiond to tho uttcntion of our readers : "TBATNIXO CA-PAMUTIES OP THE BATH.-In em- ploying the balli aa a means of training, we must lmvo clearly before ua tho powers of the bath, on the ono hand, and tho precise objects which we wish to attain on the other. Tho bath will abstract tho old material from the system, and will thereby render the system more ready to tako up and more capable of appropriating now and strengthening nutritious matter which mny bo given to supply its place. In other words, it will do tho sweating part of tho' procosa excellently, without fatigue, without wear and tear to tho ¡ecbnomy. But this, although n necessary part of thc process of training, is only apart of tho process. &...

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No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

PROMJÎ, Tíltn¡SDAY\-A private meeting of tho magis- trates of thu Trowbridge division was held to-day at tho poh'co-Btntion, Trowbridge. Mr. laidlow, Mr. Wulutcsloy, tho Hov. R. Crawley, mid tho Steers. Stnncomb were present, nnd nlso Cap- tain Meredith, lind tho magistrates' clerk. It is under- stood Hint tho Bench were occupied, lirst of all, in satis- fying Iheimolves with regard to tho bloody garment, of 'which BO uinuh was unido ot Mr. Saunders B inquiry. Mr. .Stapleton, tho surgeon, attended i and, at tho re- quest of tho iitagistrntes, detailed what he know in con- nexion with tho garment. We learn that that explana- tion vfii3 in cVory Way satisfactory, and tlint tho 13eneh havo tic doubt whntover thut tho garment had no eon noxioil with tho ' niurdor. Tho magistrates afterwards wer'o occupied in discussing the noeejBnry turnngoments for tho contemplated seoond inquest, but they postponed their décision until tho result of the application Bhall hare boen toado known. The mee...

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AUCKLAND RACES. (From the Southern Cross,Jan 14. FIRST DAY, TUESDAY, JANUARY 1,1861. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

AUCKLAND RACES. , fjfrom th» Southern Crots, Jan. 14. FIUST DAT, TUESDAY, JATUMUT 1,1801. ... Our races, as usual, ushered in tho now rear, 'and wo hare lind most delightful weather for tile genora) liolidoy. Tho sport wnB not ns good us wo. hove »con on former occasions, most of thc horses being woll known. Tho changes, too, rung on tho bill of faro for each ratio, aro rather amusing. Kauri Quin and Deception ran ono ruco togothcr, and, for tho euko, of variety. Detention and Ivnuri Gum ran another, - . We subjoin tho results of both days' moos. But ljttlc moro is worth recording: so bille excitement, cair bo raised hero on sporting matters.. '. MUDEN l'r.ATB of £40: ono.milo and a distance.' Heats; vroight for ago. * t Mr; TíaonúlaJie'»: bl o Venison, 3 yr», 8 it . 1 1 T. Smith'« l> s Utily Urown, »gtd, U«t Bib« ...'. a X . HariKiTf'ibo Villon, 3 y ri, Sit....... .3 4 Keri1» «r m Mit« Otlxala, 4 yr«, B»t ll lb«.,.,..;,. . 3 Taylor'j b m Woadblne, 4 yr«, 8«t I llb«. dr. iNK'KBEP...

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THE UNDISCOVERED MURDER AT ROAD. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

THE TJOTISÇOVERED MURDER AT ROAD. . Ono of tho evils of ti bigh.degrcb of civilisation is tlio powor .'and. kriowletlgo. it gives to vice, and tho greater consequent'strugglo, in tho " battlei' óf 'lifo"' between bad and good» Murders ' have 'becpino 'iàTrïCqJ a'inong. us,' that "life-taking' liais almost ,'bcoñ" ¡redüood . io 'a system, ' ' ;" ..'.", '?:-/V - In^tho' BOventoonth coritury, ' wluVri; tho-Hönd-midwifo TÁPANA-wlid'ilivodvtwd^céntuTiós beforo |her - time| withorcd tho hopes and cut short tho oxistenco of tho best fairiilios in Európ'o-^witehéraft;. or offended hoavöii, not human lustoiraontälity,' ,wiis hepusod, of working .tho fell niiscliance, KO limited was knowledgo, and so circtim-. scribed tho Hold of human intelligence. Now, ho wovor, by tho spread of Education and tho diffusion of knowledge, without the corresponding check:of moral rectitude, erina* has become so easy that tho'veriest coBterrabnger may com-, pass lho'dehthofan Emperor, nnd escapo detection-nay,7...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

THIRD AUSTRALIAN CHAMPION STAKE'of £500, with a swoop of £100 bach added, half forfait, open to ail-tho Australian Colonies. ' '? Provided tln-co or moro horses start, tho second horso to receive ¿200, and'tho third liorso £100 out of- the Stnktf ' _r " ' ':'J'" '^' To be run for over tho NEW TOWN HAGE COURSE in TASMANIA, on TUESDAY, tho 3rd djyof December, 18G1. ... . D¡,tnnco, throe milos. Entries to bo addressed and forwarded" to "tho Socro tar. ¿crwontnoiel,-Hobart Towny.on or before" tho 1st of Scptombor, 1861. Forfeits to bo declared ono month, before tho day of tho roco.; ;cît / : 1 - : ; - i Stone.',,,: lbs. .. Weights... 3 yrs. old ... 7 0 . . 4:'.v: 8 .; .6 ,k ,. s "-.," ... 9 , o ?fl-:,;- "&ogod...' 9 6 , BTEWAHDS. ,T. L. B.'Tnbnrt, Esq. John Lord, Esq. -". W. Kearney, Esq,. W. Doddery, Esq. -, .Tilomas Fiold, Esq.. . . John Field, Esq.. , Jos. Lord, Esq. . .. G. A. Kemp, Esq. S. Blackwell, Esq. . -i' To act with Stewards to bo appointed by each of,tho. Colonies. ...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

BELL'S SPORTS ; OF. TUE MELD. NOW BEADY, . - ...'." THE NEW BULKS of MAPING, CRICKET, and PIGEON SHOOTING in pompldot form und will bo forwarded by post on receipt of orclor.' ; PICKEIirNG"&.NICHOLS. ? BelFx Life Office, 326, Caatlorcngh-street.. , . i "BELL'« LIFE IN< SYDNEY" : ? : GENERAL PB INT I. N. G. . O F F 1.0 33.-j i ? 22(5; CASTLERE.VOJI STREET. > POSTERS, Hand bills, Ciroidnrs, Cards, Bill-Heads. Labels, Law arid JÍcrcnutile. Forms.-5'' ? '? !?.:<''. As also, : : > v. i ..;.' EVERY DESCRIPTION OF. JOB . PAINTING. Executed with neat noaa, accuracy, ? and * despatch, and . - on Reasonable Terms. . , DcU't Lift in .igilney anil Sporting,Chronicle ls; published overy ¡ Saturtfny'mñrnln/T. ' Country' Subscribers will bc received on pay I mont or.Six Months in Adrancr, viz., 1.1«. ? The Quarters end on tho 31st .March, .10th June, 30th September, and 31»t December, J respectively, at which periods only pan Subscribers resign, on i paying up a...

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LOCAL INTELLIGENCE.. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

L OCA L ,Í N TELL I GEN C E. . TïiK FBDITS or WlBDOK.-Theldvo of wUdom is an toMliblo proof of tho pbasossiqti of nn uncommon stock cf oommon scriBO. If tliis bo" truo ds regards ordinary mortals, how much greater :must bo tho senso of a Government like pürs, whoso members havo recently evinced such an .unbounded attachment to wisdom ? Under their glorious auspices, wisdom prosides in tho eha'u" of committees ih tho Assembly. Wisdom directs tho lightning velocity or our telegraphs, rind in somo ether obscuro department of tho state, wisdom illu- mines tho understandings of our unfortunate "slaves." Huoh being tho case, how''absurd is thc popular opinion as to tho condition of tho country, because, where so much wisdom is brought to beor upon thoman miment of our affairs, tho condition of tho colony must, cf ncoesaity bc "satisfactory"; tho "uncalled for" opinion of tho " lords" ? notwithstanding. Happy New South Wales ! how would Solomon rejoice, tvero ho per- mitted to (Ul thy vic«...

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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

. INTEMEOTUAII Pnooimsa OP THE COLONY OP VIC TontA.-r-PdiicA loams with unbounded satisfaction that some of tho notabilities of colonial society nro applying, themselves to tho study of literary composition with un ardor, which promises to bo attended with tho happiest results. At a Into meeting of tho Governors and Trust- ees of.tho Melbourne Hospital, tho following resolutiou, ?tho joint production of Mr Councillor Kellohcr, nnd;Mr Patrick O Brion, lato M.TJ.A. was adopted and recorded on tho books of tho Institution. Punch lins preserved tho orthographical and syntactical form of tho composi- tion, unaltered, and purposes transmitting tlio original document to tho British Museum. Meanwhile, he is willing to exhibit tho priceless slip of paper to a select few, at flvo pounds per head, tho proceeds to bo given to tho Hospital:-" That tho Modicnl Staff bo requested to moot on-;-, for tho purpose of forming a form if Copier,* Anny of tho Konnri/ Staff who cannot find it Convcj/nant t...

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CAPTAIN MARTINDALE. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

CAPTAIN MARTINDALE. ^ Tery unwise and injudicious attempt noa bron made io maka it appear'that this gentleman has" left tho colony »martyr to his- ecol for llio^public aorvico, and tho vietim.*of general: ingratitude." Tho' vast. amount of official sympathy which hui been expressed on tho depar- ture or tho gallant captain'ia really amusing,'but: will not certainly, bo neoeptedby hjm.tw an equivalent for "the moro sterliug satisfaction which ii general expression of publie,respect for his .personal merits, and appreciation of lits* oinoial'.services, would have afforded him... Ti) have left tina colohy> with only, tho obsequious ilattery cf official parasites ringing in his ears, must over romain an unploàsant reminiscence for o man of Captain Mar tinilalo'a "oxtromo sensibility.".Tlio ' plain truth is, that Captain Miirtindalb's administration of the Depart- ment pf Internal Communication, has never boon popu- lar. Loud and'wcll-folmdcd'complaints have been ro itarated on all si...

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THE ATEICALS. ROYAL VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

T HE AT EIC AL 8. . BOYAD VICTORIA-. ; ! That much of tho novelty of .tho^DuriesqTio and panto-, .mimo has passed away, was sufficiently evidenced by tho' attendance nt the theatre during tho wpok just ended, th»» audiences not hoing nearly so .numerous ns those of tho', preceding threo .weoks. Howover, tho manager has no- thing to regret ; his oxortions in catering for tho amuse- >' mont of his patrons having boon eminently successful. This evening, wo understand, is to bo tho last of tho Pil grim'of love, and thoro willi of courso, bo a, good house to bestow a parting cheor on .tho, Leopolds, and tho stock company, at tho termination of thoir Christmas labours.. A now comedietta, , ontitled Our , Colonial Défonces waa produced on Friday evening ; it has.no very 'striking mc-,, rits to redcotn its numerous defects.' On Monday Miss Provost makos her . first appcaranco, under the present:_ .management in Shakaporo's ; favourite , comedy of.As;' You Like lt. -Several old notors; ha...

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(To the Editors of Bell's Life in Sydney) [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

(To the Editori of HM» Life Ut Bgdney'.j GESTLBITB*,-Having-admitted" tho' Utility of handi- caps, and possibly proceeded to put tho 'theory into practico, tho nost desideratum is to adjust tho weights upon tho most approved principles ; and although I fear it. is almost impossible to havo tho system carriod out just now, I will dovoto an hour to explaining what I boliovo is/the only plan upon whióh a field of horses can bo satisfactorily handicapped ; for it- might como to pass some day, ovon in Now South "Wala"», that something of tho sort "would bo required.' Of oil mnttors connected with tho scionco of racing, nono is so difficult to under- stand in theory, or to reduco to practice, ns is'tho art'of bringing to ono . lovol," by the proper adjustment of weights, a largo ' number of horses of all ages and de- grees of quality | and, if that bo tho caso in England, how much 1-.oro so must it bo hero, whoro, from many causes, horso3 chango thou;', .. form" so muoh moro quickly than ...

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A YANKEE'S ACCOUNT OF THE PRINCE [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

A YANKEE'S ACCOUNT OP THE PMNÇE. - I : At lnrat I've liad nil intcrvu with tho Prince, tho*. i* cum purty.nero coat in' rae my valcrablo lifo. 1 cawt a glimpse of him uo he sot ou tho Pizarb.of tho hotel in - Sartisia, and elbode my way through a crowd of women, children, sojers, and Inj ins, that was hanging round .tho tavorn. I was drawing near tho Prince when ared-fuccd man, in uiilingtary closo, grnbd holt of nie, and axed mc where I was going all so bold. ._.'." '.' To soo Al bort Edward, "Pri'nco of Wales," ecz, I. "Who be you?" . .... . ".' .... ! "IXo said ho was i-urnolof thoSovonty-Fustlloginiont of lier Mujesty's troops. I told him I hoped tho Sevon ty-onestors were in good health, and was passing by, when ho ceased holt of mo again, and said, in a tone of indignant cirpriso : " Impossible! It cannot bo ! What 1 sir [ did I under ston you io say you was actooally going into tho presonts of Iiis Poyal lucas ?" - 1 " Thiit'swlint's tho matter with mo," I replied. : " But, s...

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GREAT PIGEON SHOOTING- MATCH FOR £400. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

GREAT PIGEON SHOOTING- MATCH FOB * £400. . Thia ovont, which oxcitcd great interest in tho "sport- ' ing world, not only from tho magnitude of tho stakes, but/rom tli<j'colebrity of Messrs Somers and Hhrris, tlio contpetitors," carno of? on-Monday last in o spacious flold about threo milos from tho obntro of Birmingham, ad- ' joining tho Mail Shovel -Inri", on tho Bristol rond. Tho stakes wore modo good on Mío" provious I'ridoy, nt tho Globo Holfel, Holtoii-gordon London, and tho condition: wcrb to shoot ot 100 birds each, for £200 n sido, at twoiity-firo yards' rise, from flvo traps, placed five ynr'do apart, with lioz. of shot, nnd eighty yards' boundaries; Tho parties stand lu'gh in tho estimation of tho fancy, Mr Harris hoviiig heoii tho victor in BOyernl mntehos with ? firBt-rato shots, particularly ono with Mr King, from Amorico, when 4Mr Hm-riB "won tho match by throe birdt. Mr Somers o'w'c's his great famo to having carried off tho' prizo at tho Handicap Sweepstak...

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No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

SouiLEiis" HACE FOB £100.-A sculk-rs' mutch in outriggers, of a very exciting nature, carno off on Wed- nesday, nud created so much interest in sporting circles that it was accompanied by a couplo of .steamers, Citizen N, Captain Hawkins, and tho River Queen, Captain .Heath,, both of which wore heavily laden with the frionds and backers of the two mon, besides which thoro wera a largo number of spectators at Putney, nad several boats. on tho water. 'Tho competitors were between 24 nnd 25 years of ngo, and they contended for.tho obovo amount (each partjr depositing £50), from tho Aqueduct at Putney to the ship nt Mortlake. GoprgoHammorton, of-Teddington,'-the smaller of tho two, served his ap- prenticeship under James Messenger, ox-champion. of the Thornes ; he has for "some,years, been "known'.os a famous Bcullcr and oarsman, and has. beaten, with Francis, of Teddington, Henry Claspor and his son, Winship and Bruce, and othor crack pairs at tho Tlminos Regatta. Goorgo Prowitt, of Ch...

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CRICKET. MATCHES TO COME. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 19 January 1861

CRICKET. MATCHES TO COMB. ' i Thl» Day-Practico Match.....Domain. Jan.. SB.-Liverpool Undauntedi. v. Redfern ? Warwick .. Cleveland Paddock. Feb. 14, 15, IS.-Intercolonial Match......Dómalo. Since- our Inst, our cricketers luivo boon actively em I ployed, and a good dcid of excellent prnctico bas been gone through j tifoso ptayors who have boon chosen on trial havo been pretty constantly ot work, and things naturally oro beginning to look up. On Satnrday oftor noon two nines, as_ many os could bo mustered on tho ground, of tho two selected clovons, got through an in- nings each ; tho play was not calculated to afford much criterion of futuro results, «OHIO of tho best hands in tho selected cloven hoing sent from .tho . -wickets without' doing much for their sido ; and tho scratch team having tho best of tho innings by 22 runs. . Tho .seoro will bo found below, from which it will bo seen that' Aylword ployed o good innings for 21, und that O. Lewis on tho selected side was tho only o...

Publication Title: Bell’S Life In Sydney And Sporting Chronicle
Source: Trove [National Library of Australia]
Country/State of Publication: NSW, Australia
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