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m i •» Fight between Brunt and Sherratt . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
m i •» Fight between Brunt and Sherratt . We have received several accounts of a fig ht that took p lace on Monday last at Money Ash , Derbyshire , between John Burnt of Macclesfield and George Shcrratt of Congleton , for 20 / . a side . From what we can gather , -it seems Brunt was seconded by Parker of Macclesfield , and Sherratt by Callaghan of Derby and Ned Moseley . Brunt gained first blood and first knockdown blow in the third round , after which the fi g hting was tolerably even until the 30 th round , when Sherratt adopted the dropping system , which he pursued until the 61 st and last round , when be fell as usual , and , as alleged by his friends , was struck a foul blow by Brunt . Brunt and his backers declare that no blow at all was struck , but that Sherratt fell , and , on his friends appealing , jumped up nnd left the ring without waiting for the decision ofthe referee . Each party claims the stakes . It would be impossible for us to decide between them , but luckily ...
Champions of England , [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
Champions of England , FEOJC 1719 to 1852 . 1719 . —FIGG . 1734 . —GEORGE TAYLOR . 1740 . —JACK BROUGHTON . 1750 . —JACK SLACK . 1760 . —JEM STEPHENS . 1761 . —GEORGE MEGGS . 1764 —BILL DARTS . 1769 . —LYONS . 1777—HARRY SELLERS . 1785— JOHNSON . 1790 . —RYAN ( Big Ben ) . 1792 . —MENDOZA . 1795 . —JACKSON ( retired ) . 1803 . —JEM BELCHER . 1805 . —PEARCE ( the Game Chicken ) . 1808 . —GULLEY ( declined the office ) . 1809 . —TOM CRIBB ( received a belt , not transferable , and cup . 1824—TOMSPRING ( received four cups , and resigned office ) . 1825 . —JEM WARD ( received a belt , not transferable ) . 1833 . —DEAF BURKE ( claimed the office , since dead ) . 1839—BENDIGO , beat Deaf Burke , claimed championship , and received belt from Jem Ward . 1841 . —GAUNT , beat Nick Ward , and received a belt by subscription . This belt is transferable . 1846 . —BENDIGO , beatCaunt , andgot the bolt , which he still holds . 1851 . —PERRY ( Tipton Slasher ) , beat Paddock , and claimed the Cham...
The Championship . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
The Championship . From Bell s Life , July IS . We have received the following letter from Harry Broome , who says he missed the train at Liverpool last week , and was thus prevented from keeping his appointment at onr office , on Friday week;—Sth July , 1853 . Mr . Editor : In answer to the remarks in your paper of last week , with reference to the Tipton Slasher and myself , and in justice to my backers , as alao for the satisfaction of the public , it is necessary that some little explanation should hie given , as I am charged with never intending fi g hting the Tipton Slasher , and as I read that the Slasher feels disgusted at my conduct in not meeting him at your office , I beg leave to state the following facts : The Tipton Slasher has forfeited on three separate occasions to rae , when he has never put in an appearance , viz ! — 1 st , at the Castle Tavern , Hoiborn ; 2 d , at Jemmy Shaw s ; and 3 d , at Jem Burn s . The Slasher complained of having travelled from Dudley to L...
A Lady ' s Orthon-aphy . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
A Lady s Orthon-aphy . The following character was supplied to a housemaid in an English city by her mistress . The barer , Mrs . , is of great rispektabilety and is a most exlent dumystick in a konfident kapacity . She has lived ate years in her last p lice , and has a hunimpeachable earreter . She is E irfetly sobar , and never drinks nothink ut what does her good . Will be fund a grate aevsition to a single jintelman , or wonld shute a weddower . The lady where she lives g ives her thb earreter , and never wonld pearted with her , but she goes to osstrailye . Ufa * ON * of Queen Victoria s state balls , it is said , eauses on expenditure of half a Bullion of dollars &amp; r dreaaes and jewels ; (
PEDESTRIANISM . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
PEDESTRIANISM . GREAT RACE IN ENGLAND . BETWEEN WILLIAM JACKSON , THE AMERICAN DEER , ANO GEORGE FROST , TBB SUFFOLK STAO . For £ 50 a side , and the Champion s Belt . TRIUMPH OF THE DEER , Monday , 4 th of July . The match of 10 miles , between George Frost ( the Suffolk Stag ) and William Jackson ( better known as the American Deer ) , for * 50 a side , and the Champion s Belt , came off to-day . The belt had been previously in the possession of the Stag ; but the ri g ht of retention being challenged by the Deer , gave rise to tho present contest . Before we enter into a description of the race , it may prove interesting to give tho antecedental contests that have taken p lace for the possession of this belt ; but previousl y we may observe that , on Thursday , the 1 st of January , 1852 , Jackson and Frost had tested their relative celerity , in a five milo race , on the cricket ground , at Leicester , on which occasion Frost proved the winner by between 20 and 30 yards , doing ...
Sayers and Nat Langham . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
Sayers and Nat Langham . These men met at Jim Burn s , Rising Sun , Air-street , Piccadilly , on Tuesday last , and staked 10 / . a side , and signed articles to fig ht for 100 / . a side , at list , on the 18 th of October , in the home circuit . The next deposit , of 10 / . a side , is to be made at Mr . Caunt s , Coach and Horses , St . Martin s-lane , on the 19 th inst . This match whioh has been so long talked about , and which is thus at length satisfactorily arranged , excites intense interest in sporting circles .
Sins and Parker . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
Sins and Parker . A further deposit of 21 . a side was made for this match at Mr . Myer s , Old King John , Holywell lane , on Tuesday last . The next is to be made at Mr . Wallace s , Blue Anchor , Bunhill-row , on Tuesday next . Orme s backer says that he does not choose Orme to give away weight and fight Paddock , unless the latter will stake odds . If Paddock will fight 200 / . to 160 / ., a match can be made by Paddock , staking a deposit in our hands . Orme s backer declares that Orme was no party to the challenge sent from Manchester at the time of Broome s benefit . All we know of the matter is that the challenge was contained in a letter sent by H . Broome , and that Orme was at the time on a sparring tour in Broome s company . Young flowers , who defeated Gough of Lambeth-hill , wishes to fight any of the fancy boys of Queenhithe , for their own sum ; J . Hawker preferred . Money and man ready at Mr . Mapp s , Water-lane , Blackfriars . George Brown has matters in hand whi...
SP 0 RTIN 6 INTELLIGENCE . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
SP 0 RTIN 6 INTELLIGENCE . . HOME MATTERS . That match . Nothing further has taken p lace since our last in relation to the Sullivan &lt; fc Morrissy match . If the parties wish to keep things on the sly , why the Clipper will help them , barring the exception of communica ting all such information to our readers who , we promise , will be mum on the subject . , Yacht Race at Hoboken . A race between the boats Greenville and Gypsey , for 850 a side , came off on Friday last . The distance sailed was from Hoboken to stake boat at Bedlow s Island , and repeat . The match was a well contested one , the Greenville coming in winner by a few yards only . New Yachts in Philadelphia . Several new yachts have been launched at Philadelphia lately , and it is more than probable they will take part in the regatta to take placo on the Hudson in October next . Begatta at Key pott . A regatta is to come off at Keyport on Thursday next , free for all boats not measuring over 30 feet , for a...
NEW YOBK CLIPPEB . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
NEW YOBK CLIPPEB . JULY 30 , 1853 . HARRISON TRENT , FRANK QUEEN , Proprietor . Editor . WhoUtMU -tgentB FOR THE NEW YORK CLIPPER . ROSS * JONES , 21 Ann Street . 8 . HALLOCK , lfiO Fulton Street . DEXTER tc BROTHER , 43 Ann St . ¦ HIKE -SADDEN , 4 T Ann Street . \ __ f ~ Either of the above Agents are prepared to supply orders for the Clipper , from oity or country , in large or small quantities .
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
THE NEW YORK CLIPPER , A Weekly Sporting Paper , DEVOTED TO THE RING , THE TURF , YACHTING , PEDESTRIANI 8 M , CRICKET , BOWING MATCHES , THEATRICALS , MUSIC , And the various sports of the OLD WOULD AND THE NEW . The Cunz * . is published every Thursday morning , and is for sole by the news dealers in New Tork , Brooklyn , Williamaburgh , Jersey City , &amp; o , at the low price of 3 cents per copy . Reports of Races , PrizeFgh s , and sporting items of all kinds will be gladly received from correspondents , and inserted gratuitously in the columns of the CurrEK . Advertisements inserted on reasonable terms , viz ., 6 cents per line for the first insertion , and 4 cents per line for each subsequent insertion . The Currss will afford a desirable medium for the circulation of sporting and other advertisements , as its immense patronage secures its perusal by 51 , 000 readers . Full reports of every sporting affair of interest , in this or the old country , will be always foun...
The Maine Liquor Law ., [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
The Maine Liquor Law ., The Maine Liquor Law has been defeated in the Legislature of thk State , and the friends ofthe law are now making extraordinary exertions to have it passed by the people , at the election in November next The great question will be liquor or no liquor—Brand y Smashes and Mint Juleps or lemonade and root beer . That lemonade will create eruptions in the Receiving Reservoir is a well-attested fact , which many persons have painfully experienced . That a dose of brandy , taken as medicine , mind , will relieve that eruption , is also a well-known fact . Let the question be brought before the people on its true merits , sucli as we have given an instance of , and the country is safe . We have a number of arguments and speeches on hand , or in process of manufacture , which we will dispose of to either party for a trifling consideration ; they are warranted to last until the campaign is over . Here is a specimen of a speech for a Mayor candidate . Gentlemen . —I h...
Busy Dagnerrean Operators . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
Busy Dagnerrean Operators . The operators employed by Messrs . Rjf . ferty oV Leask , hatters , of 5 * 7 Chatham , «* &lt; • corner bf Pearl and Chatham streets , have been kept continually busy since the opening of the Crystal Palace , for the demands of citizens and strangers for tho new and beautiful style of hats , with daguerreotype likenesses of purchasers inserted therein have been steadily on the increase , though the invention is but as yet in its infancy . The enterprise displayed by Messrs . Riff _ . ty &amp; Leask , in the getting up of their hats , is a sufficient guarantee that purchasers need bo under no fear of having an inferior artiele palmed off upon them for a good one , as is often the case at other stores in this city . Try them once , and we are confident that you will be pleased with your purchase .
IMPORTANT . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
IMPORTANT . Funny Fan a Contributor to the Clipper We have secured at considerable expense , the reviews ofthe hnrem-scarem , rollicking , rollicking FCNNV FAN , who will contribute regularly to our columns : Here is the firs : invoice : FUNNY FAH S DEPARTMENT . ( Hey , Betty Martin , tip toe , tip toe , Hey Betty Martin , tip-toe fine . Cant get a husband to please her , please her , Can t get a husband to please her mind . ) What s the reason sho can t thats what Id like to know f Tell mc she can t get a husband to please her mind , ift all stuff , 1 don t believe a word of it I never saw the husband yet that / could nt make p ! ca « me . Why , its as easy as eating gingerbread . If my husband gets the mumps , I make up a bed for him in the spare room , and when he comes home nt ni ght , I cut off to bed alone and lock the door . Of course one night in the spare room is sufficient for him , and the next day he s as fine as a fiddle . Let me alone for managing the men . I know thei...
Tbe Great $ 10 , 000 Match . South Carolina and Virginia . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
Tbe Great $ 10 , 000 Match . South Carolina and Virginia . Thc Great Match Race to come off over the Fairfield Course , near Richmond , Va ., on the 27 th of September next , between Maj . T . G . BACO \ - S South Carolina mare Nina , and Capt . JOHN BELCHER S Virginia horse Red Eye , is creating quite a sensation among the friends ofthe Turf in that section , and even at this early day large sums of money have been already staked upon the result . Tho Richmond Morning Mail says—The fact that Red Eye has beaten Nina in ono contest at two mile heats , and that he has won nearly every race in which he has heretofore been entered , has given him a reputation for speed and bottom rarely enjoyed by any horse , while it has attached to him hundreds of friends who will go their whole p ile on him against anything that travels upon four feet On the other hand , Nina , his half sister , by Boston , is known to be as fleet as the wind , and from her performances in the State from which she ha...
THE SKIPPER'S CABIN . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
THE SKIPPERS CABIN . A TALK WITH OUR FRIENDS—AT HOM * - AND ABROAD . Thanks . —We cannot let the opportunity pass without returningoursincere and heartfelt thanks to our patrons , for the interest they manifested in the success of the CLIP - PER last week . Raising the price of a paper is at all times a dangerous experiment , and should never be attempted unless it is found impossible to meet the wishes of the public without This was the case with us . We had expended our capital in the effort to make a paper suitable to the wants ofa large portion of the community , and discovered that- notwithstanding our immense circulation , it was utterl y impossible to continue Our appeal to tho public was heartil y responded to , and we had the gratifying cooperation of the trade generally . The first edition was completely exhausted early on the morning of Thursday , our day of publication . Our wholesale agents were besieged by anxious customers , and . news dealers about town were likewise...
•*¦* - •** - •»¦ _ Tke Old Sinner . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
•*¦* - •** - •»¦ _ Tke Old Sinner . A Montreal paper , says , James Bobbins , Esq ., of Cladesly Corbett , was lately married to Harriet , youngest daughter of Wm . Chambers , Esq ., after a courtship of four days The bridegroom was in his ninetyseventh year , and had no time to lose . His fair bride , who has seen nearly sixteen summers , had p ity on him , and took him off hand , •* for better or for worse , after he had settled upon her the whole of his property , amounting to about £ 8 , 000 a year . Smart gal , that
" Them" * Answers . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
Them * Answers . The different papers are still occupied in some degree by answers to correspondents , the questions , in most instances , being concocted by the editoM . We gave a specimen what we could do in that line once , and now that other important questions are uppermost in our mind , we think the present a fitting opportunity to answer them . Watch us close , as the Magicians say , or well deceive you . Here they are . J . H . Who is Mrs . Stowe ! Mrs . Stowe though a white woman , is the author of Uncle Tom , a black man . Mont Blanc . Was the ascent of Mount Ararat attended with as many difficulties as the ascent of Mont Blanc ! Yes . It was reached in a great measure by water , and occupied the perilous adventurers forty days and nights . On reaching its summit , the aspect around was solitary and grand . Oasis . Was Colonel Pluck on intimate terms with the four cent man , before tho advent of the stamped envelopes ! He did—twice . Henrietta . If a naturalized citzen sho...
Tie Cheap Theatres . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
Tie Cheap Theatres . The following communication has been sent us by a correspondent , and as it -re lates to an important subject , in which the people are deeply interested , we give it place in our columns : To the Editor of the CUPPXB . SIR : —In your paper of this week , I notice an article on the subject of cheap theatres , in which you take occasion to speak of a person lately connected with the Bowery Theatre as the author of the communication tbat appeared in the Tribune : of the 16 th inst The person you allude to is a friend of mine , and would be the last to speak of the Bowery Theatre in the terms in which that article was written . His connection with the Bowery , and the fact that he was always a favorite with the audiences at that theatre is a sufficient guarantee that he is not the author . Mr . knows nothing of my writing this communication , and would probably object to his name being introduced at all on the subject were he aware of it , but wishing justice to bo...
Radway . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 30 July 1853
Radway . This name has become familiar not only to our own citizens , but also to the citiietu of other places , who have derived such invaluable benefits from the use of his ReadRelief , which is an infallible remed y for tlio cure of burns , bruises , « fcc . See another column .