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BELL'S LIFE IN SYDNEY. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 18[?]5. Races to Come. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
BELL'S LIFE IN SYDNEY. SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 22,' j84ö. ' . ,?. ... .- Baoes tojcome» : . i. Petersham......../....'.., 20th, 27th Dec,-1845. North Richmond....... 31st Dec.. 1815. Homebush (Drapérs'Club) '20th January, 1840. Port PhilHp.j. ;.. ;:?. v.¡21th,2öth March, 1840
To the Editor of Bell's Life in Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
To the Editor,of Bell's Life, in Sydney. jrR. EDi.Ton,-I was in groat hopes that I should bavo had the pleasure of sending you notice : of a Rifle Match to come olT at Dalmain on Tuesday next, between two mouthers of; the Sydney against two Of the Balmain club. The ' challenge was given by a member of the latter to the Secretary of the former, which was that the Balmain Club should find two of their members to shoot against two of their own at 100''yards; the challenge was !accepted-the m'dhoy paid by the member who gave thc challenge' -and it was arranged to come off as above. Tb those sportsmen who are fond of Rifle practice, the mero mention of such a match would cause a 'sensation. A match betweon two picked men of a brack Bifle Club', agaiust two^ picked wen of a yoting one, hardly yot organized; :would have made nbt'a little stir. Several geuts. having heard of tho match coming off, have mudoarrangements to be there on that'day, as it was pretty generally known, that oho of 'b...
To the Editor of Bells Life in Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
To thc Editor of Bells Life in Sydney. Sin,-Permit me, through tito medium of yotir widcly-oirculatudV and sporting journal- to contra' diet the falso assertions promulgated by Mr. CM. Doyle, junior, owner of tue raoe-horse ','Wait a-^ Wliile," in putting- forth to tho publie that ho has paid all and every expense attending the unfortu- nate accident which befel ruo whilst riding that horse at'tho last Maitland Haces, when I had one thigh broken and the other severely injured; It is true Mr, Doylo employed ino to fide*for him, for which purposo I travelled from Windsor to Mait- land, .'Tis .nlso truo that Mr. Doylo "engaged' a servant to attend on mc during my affliction ;' but 'tis false that he ever paid him ; this I was eventually compelled to do before leaving Maitland. I do not assert, nor do I claim as. a right, that Mr, U. was bound to pay ail expenses, although injured iu his service ; but why endeavour to strip tho charitable laurels from the brows of those rcolly-Christiau...
HOUGH AND HADBTGADDY. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
HOUGH AND HADBTGADDY; This affair is again off ; the backers of Harrigan having failed to come up to; the , scratch on Monday evening last.« Hough's party appeared un willing-to accept a forfeit, and consequently, kept the stakes open till Wednesday, when no one coming forward on the part of the other 'man, the stake- holderdeclared, and paid over. Whát^our friends in England, in the interior, cir in the other districts of the colony will think of the fínate to this anticipated display, we are unable to determine. The"rextraordinary circumstances connected with it from be- ginning to end, are of a nature to mystify [ ordinary powers. We WhT notice the an I ticipateu fight in bur next.0 - i
Original Correspondence. To tke Editor of Bells Life in Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
Original Correspondence. j -To ike Editor of Bells Life in Sydney. . Mn. EDiToni-One of the nrinoipol and acknow- ledged benefits arising from á free press is' the fear- less and -impartial exposition of malversation and ' impropriety in the'con duct'bf public officers. "" ' j ,!"'¡-- Tollé'pericîiliim"' " ' '*. ? " Iain ivo'ga prasiliet frcenis narara remotis." * ' «'But take tho danger and the shame awayi " And rambling nature wantons in lier sway." " It is truly surprising to what extent ' this righteous check, when once known to exist, alters men-their actions' and ' dispositions. ' The officer, guilty bf lawless habits in, thc discharge of his , duty, who yet,' a little'while ago, would sheer 'at any', attempt to subject his public conduct to scrutiny, and unblushingly carried out acts of notorious im- propriety, under color of his office, becomes at once mild 'and unassuming, trembling, alas ! lest his previous affairs'might"undergo investigation. ,7 "''Under the auspices'of y...
DOWNING-STEET AND ITS SOMNAMBULISTSD. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
.'THE Irite oí(l atinge which says that "it's an ill wind- thal blows no hedy good," is about being verified with respect to bur. southern colonies; we. aire not amongst those who would either desire, or, wish for " evil that good may come,", but we' eaimot avoid premising that in the untoward circumstances,' of New Zeainud; without parallel, as discreditable, to British foresight, (valour '.apart,)' together with, the more recent move at Van Diemen's Land that, the Wthorities at the Colonial Office will find them-' selves in airy tiling hut a pleasant odonr with the British public.., . ; ., ',* .., ^ , . '. .. .. , .j By the late arrivals from England we have been, placed in possession of the' alarrnf^the excitement created, in that country by the destruction of Koro-, rarika by ., die New .ZealandnatiVjCS-they had not then learned the twc¿ several disgraceful defeats on tile attack of the, "pAii8!''.,with what sentiments of degradation has. not these unmilitary failures filled the...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
. IßT ERRATUM:-In the)tdvertiseme»t ofjhe Sale of the Willmot Estate, read OTTTHURSDAY NEXT, the 27th of November, instead of Thursday, 27th December. ' NOTICE. &lt;> "" : MIL H. O. nUUVAGAST . XI AS been appointed Collector for -*-rr-. -BELL'S LIFE ; and is the only per- son,, authorised to receive monies in Syd- ney, on, account of this paper.,. . .15th November, 1845. : ,,
Local Intelligence. SOLILOQUY. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
Xocol.Intelligence, i SOLILOQUY. ; J Tva slip'd my skin; I've slip'd my,skin, . And stuck two shillings mr to'Gin ; Nor do I care one genial damu¡ ' Whether they call mé Wolf br Lamb. U^T By an advertisement in another co-1 lumn our readers will perceive that the site of i the Old Talbot Inn will ? be * brought to the | hammer under the auspices of Mr. Samuel I Lyons, on . Thursday next. So long celebrated I as a " Lucky House" for its occupier, and so I far famed as the most appropriate situation for J a Coaching -Establishment, little doubt can| be entertained but that the fortunate pnrcha-1 ser will tread the upward path of his prede- j cessor, till the stimulus to all worldly exertions] is prostrated by abundance. We but rarely! depart from the usual routine of business lo] comment on the desirability of .the various] investments advertised, but in this instance we are led to impress upon those who have well stored stockings that such a property will not again be met Nwilh; whet...
TO MR. ALDERMAN FLOOD. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
TO MR. ALDERMAN FLOOD. Manners ranko til o mari, tlie want of it the fellow | And all tho rost is leather and prunello. I do not conceive that I owe you the leas apology for addressing you thus directly for I write with the intention of admon ishing you bf your "errors, by exhibitinj them to you in their " true light." Ther are no qualities, next to good sense, mor commendable in a man, whether in hi public or private capacity, than good taste and consistency-, of principle and. action Devoid of thosé virtues, a man is ver] distantly removed indeed from being a res; pectable character. I have been for'somi time past a close and inquisitive ob- server of your public-your civic career and while I have noticed many things con- nected with it, to approve of ; I have alsc discovered many faults and failings in it arising chiefly, from a want of temper and good taste, and not unfrequently from a glaring incompatibility > of conduct with principle. I will adduce you a few in- stances, a...
THE DUTY-FULL LAMB. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
THE DUTY-FULL LAMB. . THE sagacious Lord Melbourne was for many years regarded as the finest nosed animal in the. home territory of our most gracious Sovereign. The appendage which excited such unbounded admiration did not externally exhibit any ol' the canine perfections of the Fox Hound required by Nimrod ; no remarkable elongation tended to denote the remarkable length of its sensibility-nor did any angular develop- ment indicate the surpassing acuteness of the organ. Still, the noble and petted Lamb with a punctuality, more curious than cre- ditable, continued to smell his way to favoritism and full-bellyi*m. Nothing in the shape"of feeding, either at Windsor or Buckingham Palace;; wa3 allowed to pass unnoticed, till his assiduity'to the cuisine department became the table talk of the Empire, and the Prime Minister of Queen Victoria was at length reluctantly compelled to hire a cook and dine at home. Whe- ther the same weapon seduced the gay Viscount to the committal of another ...
COACHING. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
%¿> '»..?. COACHING*..', j A .VIOLKNT opposition is, we understand, in ; embryo, in order to drive the new contractors from the road. The people who for some years past have been successful ia their efforts to obtain the encouragement of government, seem to fancy that they should bold a vested interest in the mail fund ; but whether the public also are of that opinion remains to be proved by the encouragement given to the spirited oppositionists. For bur part, we look upon competition as the leading string to im- provement, whether it be exhibited on the. road, the turf, or in the inore¡ precise depart- ments of mercantile negotiation.
Challenges. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
CballengeB. , . Surry Bill is open to fight Joe thc Basket Maker for £8 or £10 aside-Apply at this office. : Ikey Sparkes is anxious to have a dig at Bogan, 'or Young Joe the Basket Maker, for £5 aside ; ''CHAW ToDAÎccb'JACK is prepared 'to [match :witb any seyen stone'man in tho Colony fdr £10 or ¿20 aside-a fair stand up fight iu a 24 foot roped ring. The Ithino is always ready on application to A. X., at this office. ! , To the owner of STAKEII, Windsor.-Tommy of ¡Sydney's flog, Wonder, weighing 4Ölbs, will light 'Staker same weight, a scratch fight, or any other dog in tlie colony, (and will give and tako a pound jor twp) for £20, or moro if required, and will meet tho owner of Staker for the'purpose of making the match, any day he may appoint at' Parramatta.' Tommy of Sydney has another dog, 10 years old ; weighing oOlbs., which shall fight any dog iu tho colony same weight for £8 or £10. K. B.-A line in " Bell's Life" in roply to either of these advertisements, will meet with ...
Rifle Shooting. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
, Äiflo snooting-. ' # Tito Balmain and Sydney Clubs* will presently compete for supremacy and UOKOBABIA, though ire are at present unable either to name.the amount of stake, or tho day of exploit. ' "Ari Old Bifleman," we beor is to be the great gun of tho Balmain men, while pur friend tho Major, who has been steadying his nerves and strengthening his stomach by copious libations of Woodstock, will be the magnus bonus ?(the boner of the mags) of the Sydnoy "OOth." The earliest information that we can obtain will be duly .announced through our columns.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
* If tuero be any exception, it is my loi (V J head gamekeeper, a specimen of the old English beef- eater, known by his broad ..chest, cross-belted, his garb of green, his full, round, weather-beaten countenance, and the air of thoughtfulness that sits upon his brow while he inhales, tho ' Indian fume' (where is the keeper who does not smoke). He is forming schemes for the next day, planning thc various routes for his lordship's parties, mustering his force before his mind's eye, assigning to each mau under his command his several station, calcu- lating thc time that each man must be out studying thc wiud and the weather, and musing on other matters connected with tho duties of his ' high calling,' which now assume nu importance ridiculous at all other times. He is, in truth, king of thc company, let who will be -present, aud the homage accorded to-him, and thc deference poid to bis opinion, is suitably acknowledged, for he is always civil.
WINDSOR. WHEN GREEK MEETS GREEK, THEN COMES THE TUG OF WAR. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
? :;. ?..?;:/,.;.,WINDSOR. .". , WHEN .GREEK MEETS GREEK, THEN COMES [ Jí- i r-> ?? i .TIIE .TUG OF WAR. OUR sporting townsmen, Messrs. Seymour 'and Hudson, well-known oppositionists, who were never known to be defeated or run off-have been fortunate in obtaining the Mails to and from Sydney to Bathurst and Windsor. Mr. Seymour leaves in the course of a few days for Penrith, in which locality he intends establishing a general Restaurent or Codee Shop, in order that passengers by his Mail may refresh and travel at thc least possible expense. At this establishment the Gourmand and Epi- cure can alike be accommodated with every luxury the season and climate can alford. We have seen a sample of the Rosinantcs selected for this line of road, and pronounce them a first-rate stud.
THE GENTLEMAN JOCKEY. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
THE GENTLEMAN JOCKEY. . 7.'^/BY. CASTOR "A perfect gentleman from top to toe."-Dow JUAX. It is no easy matter, as times go, to de- fine a gentleman ; or, coming to particulars, to say who is, or who is not entitled to such an appellation : nearly every calling has a specimen of the kind. Among the most common of these are the professional, the commercial, and that somewhat doubt- ful character, the gentleman at large. Your motto, Mr. Editor, asks "What is a gen- tleman without his recreations?" Ay, what indeed? And it is with the gentleman in connection with one of these many recrea- tions that I now purpose to offer a few re- marks. If ¡rv general there 'isran acknowledged difficulty in designating a'gentleman, I fear, we shall'find a much greater one when at- tempting a description of that rather ano- malous character, the gentleman jockey a title which we daily see claimed by the lowest as. well as the highest in the land. Withinkhe last fewyears improvements have been attempted,...
EXTRAORDINARY MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
EXTRAORDINARY MEETING. Taking ' advantage ; of the holidays, it seems, the young gentlemen-who, at such seasons, almost push us from the pavement, as.well as from our stools-seized the op- portunity of their being congregated in Lon- don, to call together a meeting on scholastic business of considerable interest to their body at large. At the appointed hour Free- masons Hall was tolerably crowded with boys from the age of eight upward to sprou- ting adolescence. After some discussion, the senior representative of Eton was called to the chair ; and he briefly stated the subject which had brought them together to be, the right of schoolboys to elect their masters, and adopt such other measures as might be found requisite in consequence of and connexion with that constitutional change. The debate was opened by the Rep. of Westminster, who observed that, since reform, was carried into every other division or branch of society, it was impossible not to see that it was abso- lutely demand...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
AT a Meeting of tho Licensed Victuallers held at tho Royal rioter (on winch ocoasiou there wero 182 publicans pfeseut); du Tuesday, the 11th November, 1840,' ? . " : ! ; , ' . Mr, Isaao Titterton in'tho Chair, - . '?' It was resolvod in suudfy Resolutions- : ' That in oonsequeuco of the passing of tho Tariff Bill by the Legislative Council, it is necessary that unanimity should prevail amongst the Publicans and it is therefore expedient that an uniform minimum price sh'oiild be established for the sale of spirituous liquors, : .: ! . Y That the prouts hitherto realised on. spirituous liquors, in consequence of tho extraordinary campo-, tition and underselling that had taken place for some time past, coupled with the fact that tho im- porters (ind tho merchants have raised the'prica two shillings per gallon, within1 tho ,last mouth, have not boon sufficient to meet tho heavy demands .made upon publicans, in the shape of rent, taxes, license fees, gas, and.other expenses¡ incidental'"...
Country News. WINDSOR. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 22 November 1845
; Country News. ' . . . . . . '. . . WÍNDSOIt. ' . It ia not our wish to. wantonly injuro tho feelings of any'inaiT¡(lüal;.nay, indeed, it'is'j quijo tue re- verse; but when persons styling themselves; gentle- men, ; got into a beastly" state óf ?bfándyism¿ and wantonly and indiscriminately wound and insult' thc feelings of others, becauso they do not happen to bo " puro, merinos,", we .consider it ,but just to give such . persons1 a little ' wholesome advice,- -To''wit, we' iwouldrecomhicnd a certain.gigaritio Irish;MÇmber bf the Faculty- ai.yendpr of «« salts .and senna,', .in:fhis town-i-*whose, volubility of¡.cl«pperrÍ3_,pro-' verbial in the abuse of emancipated convicts,.whilo indulging his Milesian paunch,ot the expense of his -neighbours; to;; henceforth-.dcsist&lt; frohi,epithets soi 'degrading to himself, and so insulting, to tho ma jority of tho community,' .amongst^ whom i this' itinerant Pharmacopolist has: obtruded himself in or .1er to obtain d crust by the sal...