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NEW YORK against PHILADELPHIA [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
NEW YORK against PHILADELPHIA GREAT BOAT RACE , For a Parse of Five Hundred Dollar * . DEFEAT OF THE PHILADELPHIANS . TOMMY-, August 2 d . Quite an excitement was created in the sporting circles by the announcement that a race was to take place on Tuesday , August 2 d , between the New York boat George-Clark , and the Philadel phia boat Runaway , for a sum of $ 500 . The boats were considered by their respective owners fast boats , and much anxiety was manifested to discover to which vessel should be awarded the palm of victory . i At an early hour on Tuesday last , the Hoboken ferry boats were liberally patronized by the throng ^ of persons who were desirous of witnessing the race , aud thousands of spectators thronged the pleasure grounds of Mr . Barker , at Hoboken , to witness the start . The vessels were to start at one o clock , and sail a distance of 10 miles up tho river , round the stake boat at that point , and return ; but it was halt-past 1 o clock before the starting si...
Boat Kace . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
Boat Kace . Rather an exciting boat race came off on Thursday near the Battery . The prize was a silver cup . The starting point was situated between the Castle Garden and Pier No . 1 . The boats started from the Battery , went round a stake boat at the lower end of Bedlows Island , turned : a stake boat at Jersey City , and finally , another stake boat at the Battery . About 20 minutes past 3 o clock , three boats started—the Regulator , belonging to Mr . Charles Thomas ; tbe John Wiley , to Mr . Wm . Roberts , and the Kinaile Kingsk p d , to Mr . K . Kingsland . The boats had not much wind at starting , but a little after a good breeze sprung up , and about 7 o clock they made their appearance again at the Battery , the Regulator winning , and beating the John Wiley by about half a mile , while the Kinaile Kingsland hung pretty close upon the latter .
The Turf . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
The Turf . Trotting at Saratoga Springs , N . Y ., Saturday , July 30 , 1853 . —Purse and Stake of $ 1 , 000 ; two mile heats , to harness . H . Woodruff s b . m . Flora Temple 1 1 W . Woodruff s r . g . Tacony 2 2 Time—First Heat . The following is the result : . First mile 3 284 I Second mile 2 35 } Total—5 minutes 4 seconds . Time—Second Heat : First mile . . 2 34 | Second mile 2 36 J Total—5 minutes 10 seconds . This is the best two mile heat to harness ever madi over the Saratoga track , beating Jack Rossiter s heat of 5 minutes 44-seconds over the same course . The odds were $ 100 to $ 35 on Flora , and previous to starting became still greater ; in fact , they were betting $ 100 to $ 20 , some few being in the secret that Tacony could not trot over this track on account of it being too heavy and sandy for him , it notsuitinghis tongstride . On the other hand , Flora could trot on it as good as any other track accordingly , because of her quick and light way of stepping . Ther...
lacing la PeaasylTaiia . —Challenge [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
lacing la PeaasylTaiia . —Challenge MASTA iwAIN VICTORIOUS . Reading ^ Peniu , July 2 lyl 853 . Yesterday . was a great day in Reading . We all assembled to witness a trial of speed between the great Diana ( the Reading pet ) and Joe Gales . . The race was a single dash of a mile , and such an in-gathering of the people was never before seen in old Reading . From morning until the race came off it was a continual string of human beings , all anxious to p lank their tin on the old mare , the winner of thirty-two races in succession . As for Joe , there was but little known , only that he was brought from Ohio for the express purpose of laying out the knowing party . The betting was rather limited , the mare s friends outnumbering the horse s all to smash . But when the horses were brought out and shed off for the race , it was evident to all judges the horse was in top high flesh . Thursday , July 21 , 1853 . —Match for 8500 aside , one mile , carrying 122 lbs . Isaac Enis s br . m ....
WOTTING . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
WOTTING . Annual Match between the Montreal Union and Caledonian Clubs * The Caledonian Club , nothing daunted by their defeat last year , which they might have expected from their more experienced rivals , accepted the challenge of the Union recently given them for ten players a side . The match came off on neutral ground , in GUILBADLT S Gardens on Friday afternoon . The match was keen , and the play good on both sides , but , AS will be seen by the score below , the Unions must again have made the best play : Unions . Caledonia . On Rink No . 1 26 31 On Rink No . 2 31 4 On Rink No . 3 .. 31 16 On Rink No . 4 31 16 On Rink No . 5 31 29 Total 150 96 Majority in favour of the Union 54 . The ground was all that could be wished , and tbe usual good feeling was maintained between the two Clubs throughout the game . The vanquished left the field determined never to give it up so , but to try Again some other day . —Gazette , 25 th ult .
CRICKET . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
CRICKET . Canada vs . The United States . In a former number we . mentioned that the first game of the home and home match between all Canada and the United States had been definitely fixed to come off , weather permitting , on the 24 th and 25 th of this month . We take the present occasion to call the attention of every lover of cricket throughout the Union to the fact that on this occasion there will be a stronger muster of the fancy than has ever at any one time taken place upon this continent , more good players collected , more science and skill exhibited , and we hope more countenance and interest in this manly and healthy amusement shown by the community than usual . The period appointed is rather earlier than was at first expected , but as our Canadian friends find it more convenient and have themselves named the slay , we hope and trust we shall still be prepared to give them a hearty welcome and a handsome drubbing . In order , however , to do this , we must avail ourselv...
: * . *** " ' - ' - - " TlViWTrtier v ~ " " ¦ "• [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
: * . *** - - - TlViWTrtier v ~ ¦ • From present appearances the fall trade promises to set in ; rather earlier than usual , and in consequence ; thereof tradesmen are busily preparing their supplies for the heavy business which will be done the ensuing season . Mssrs . Raffcirty « fc Leask , hatters , of No . 57 Chatham street , and corner of Chatham and Pearl , in anticipation of the great influx to our population during the fa !) , have supplied their stores with an extensive and desirable stock of tie most beautiful and durable bats to be found in this city . The retail branch of their business has suffered no diminution this summer compared to other stores , but that is doubtless owing to the fact that they are the only hatters who can insert daguerreotype /; likenesses in the hats of their customers , a paient having been applied for by them , which gives them the benefit of this invention exclusively . Those about purchasing should call at the stores of Rafferty &amp;...
E The FaMly Guardian . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
E The FaMly Guardian . B . Radway , of 162 Fulton ^ streeti is the publisher of the above paper .. It is- gratuitously circulated , and is read by all classes ofthe community . Though apparently an advertising medium , the Guardian contains many items of reading matter , full of sound sense , and entertaining to every reader ..
AMUSEMENTS , [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
AMUSEMENTS , Bowery Theatre . There s a screw loose somewhere about this establishment , several ofthe best members of tbe company having left , and others , we understand , are preparing to follow . The reason of this is , we believe , owing to the reduction of salaries , a small item of no less than one-third of each actress and actor s salary being recently cut off . Those who could afford it , gave up their s tuations rather than submit to this rather heavy deduction ; while others , who saw no better prospect for the present , quietly relinquished all claim to the last third ol their salaries , and faced the music for a time . What baa caused this judden fit of economy in the Bowery management , we are unable to learn , but suppose the unsettled state of affaira since the death of Mr . T . Hamblin may have so reduced the funds in the treasury as to render it absolutel y necessary to curtail expenses , or close the establishment for the present . Who knows ? The National . The T...
The Southwark Engine . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
The Southwark Engine . THEIR CHALLENGE OF $ 1 , 000 NOT ACCEPTED . Though the Southwark Engine Co . of this city , challenged the Gaspee , of Providence , to a trial , for a stake of $ 1 , 000 a side , no answer has as yet been received from that ] company- A Mr . Waterman , the builder ofthe Niagara , of New Britain , offers to try that engine against the Southwark , for a purse $ 1 , 000 , but as Mr . Waterman is not ike Niagara ( hmpaityyttfhy ^ doiftke challenge Mr . John Agnete , the builder of the Southwark . Mr . Agnew would doubtless , be glad of an ; opportunity to ^ bet his workmanship against that of Mr , Waterman . The talk about the Southwark being backward in coming forward is all talkiher challenge remains unanswered , and . probably will remain so . The Southwark will , doubtless , give the Niagara Company an opportunity of proving the prowess of their engine , if they think proper , in a short time . Ar-. 1 rangements are in progress to that effect ^
Yacht Race on Lake Ontario . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
Yacht Race on Lake Ontario . Account of the late regatta held here on the 16 th ult ., for a gold medal . The wind was blowing in heavy squalls from the northwest and west , and at 1 . 34 P . M . the signal gun was fired . In consequence of the weather being so uupropitious , only seven started for the RACE . H . M . s . Challenge , 1 st—Mr . J . Arnold 2 54 25 Foam , 2 d—Mr . Samuel Green 3 3 22 Mir chief—Mr . C . Heath .. 34 Saucy Jack—Mr . Copeland . . 3 4 46 Kate Hayes—Mr . M . P . Hayes 3 5 12 Emerald—Mr . Jones .... 3 7 17 Storm Queen—Mr . S . Green . 3 7 55 Witch—Mr . T . J . Robertson . 3 8 12 TIME AT WINNING BUOV . Challenge . 4 28 30 Foam 4 34 10 Storm Queen 4 43 8 Witch 4 43 32 Saucy Jack ~ \ Kate Hayes j- Did not round the buoy . Mischief ) The distance was about eighteen miles . The Challenge shot ahead of the other boats on going out of the bay , and won the first race easily . The second was won by the Foam in splendid st yle . In the first race the Saucy Jack , Misch...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
. NEW YORK CUPPER . AUGUST 6 , 1853 . HAEBISON TRENT ; PRANK QUEEN £ ! . Proprietor . i Editor , WhoUsMle aatgetUa FOR THE NEW YORK CLIPPER . BOSS tc JONES , 21 Anal Street . 8 . HALLOCK , ISO Fallon Street . DEXTER 4 c BKOTHEH , 43 Ann St . miKE MADDEN , 4 T Ann Street . d ? Either of the above Agents are prepared to supply orders for the Clipper , from city or country , in large or small quantities . - • ¦
THE SKIPPER'S CABIN . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
THE SKIPPERS CABIN . J A TALK WITH OUB FBIBJFDS—AT HOME AND / ABROAD . / New York as it was . ] In looking over some old works , we have been much amused at tho accounts ofthe great city of New York in olden times . Truly , time works wonders . Who can imag ine what the Empire City will be in 1900 ? What will its inhabitants number ? Who can tell \ The following description of New York is taken from an old work called Ogilby s America , published in London , in 1671 : It is placed upon the neck of the Island Manhatans looking towards the sea , encompassd with Hudson s River , which is six miles broad , the town is compact and oval , with very fair streets and several good Houses ; the rest are built much after the manner of Holland , to the number of about four hundred Houses ,- which in those parts are held considerable : Upon one side ofthe Town is James-Fort , capable to lodge three hundred souldiers . and Officers ; it hath four bastions , forty Pieces of Cannon mounted ; the Wa...
Effects tf the Ufitr Lair , ° [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
Effects tf the Ufitr Lair , ° A man was tried in Boston for violating the Liquor Law , and a witness stated that the prosecutor s character might be good enough for common affairs , but on a fox hmt he uns the aJfndest liar he ever did tee ! ¦ ¦ ¦ : ¦ ¦ ¦ .. . &lt;¦ :. ... . .... ,,.. - . ¦ ^ . * W // . L I ; /; ¦ ¦ k Chance fer fast febteners . In aTOtherj ^ ^ dfrJie Clipper will be found the particulars of the recent schooner net , for $ 500 . - It will be seen that the friends of the Woods offer to sail their vessel against any , ; other schooner tor any sum under $ 10 , 000 . . ) . . } ;// / :,. :.: .. ; . !¦ . -. l ^ - i ! I
Funny Fan Department . —No . 2 . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
Funny Fan Department . —No . 2 . I i wish I teas a bog again . What do you wish that forf That wouldn t do you any good , or me either . No , no ; never mind such wishes as that , Ill be bound you re bad enough now , without wishing for the teasing , the worrying and the tormenting days of . boyhood . What would you do now , say ? Ill bet you a bran-new hat —one of Rafferty and Leasts , that you would nt know what to begin at first . Would you like your mother to catch you at the sugar-bowl , and to turn you up and g ive you a round dozen on the bare back \ Wouldn t like that again , vsould you 1 Or would you like to take little Lizzy Jones to the ball , as you dtrj once , and after you had spent all your money in buying refreshments for her , to hear her tell you . that she had told Jemmy Green H * V might go home with her / And then when yon asked Jemmy next day what he meant by it , to hear him tell you he Jist done it for greens ^ Would nt like totry rtaf over again , I reckon ....
The Arabia and Pacific . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
The Arabia and Pacific . A large amount of money has been wagered on the ., passages ofthe steamers Pacific and Arabia , now on their way to England . Both are fine vessels , but we think , ns tho Arabia was built to outsail our vessels , the odds are certainl y in her favor ; for it is a well-known fact that her engines are much larger in proportion to the size of the vessel than those of the Pacific , and the latter carries in addition a greater amount of frei ght But we shall see what vxshall see . Mind that
iwuw Folks frenj Heme [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
iwuw Folks frenj Heme Young folks from home , How gaily speed de hours • When roving wibVbur lubly Belles , We heed not sun or shower *; . We stroll among de cotton plant , Sometimes mid fields ob hay ; And tell dese maids our tales ob lab , , . To which dey . don t say nay . r Chant •—Young folks from home , Happy pass dig day , Let s cast aside de cares ob life , And make it one pb play . Young folks from home , How happy dey all seem , Wid all dey lub on earf around , Looks bright as am a dream ; Dere * Phebe lee an Fompey Brown , Wid Cicly arid her Brudder ; Dere * Nelly May and Gabriel Clay , Dere s Chloe and anndder . Young folks from home , De pic nie s nearly started ; De old folks at home ( I fear ) Will feel near broken hearted . Deres Cutty and his beauful Jule , De beans all try lo please her ; Dese charming maids look sad and glum , Till dey spy out Brudder Caesar . Young folks from home , When dis day s sport am ober , Well work again at hoeing corn , At night well sle...
. V ' A Temperance Man . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
. V A Temperance Man . That advocate ofthe Maine Liquor Law , the New York Tribune , contained the following paragra p h on Monday last : A MAINE LAW ARGUMENT . —We witnessed a most distressing si ght yesterday . Coming down Broadway just at sundown , we noticed approaching with the throng which crowds the walk at that hour , a welldressed female , apparently seventy-five years of ago , with that peculiar appearance only seen among those who oppose the Maine Law as oppressive and curtailing the liberties ofthe people—liberty to get drunk and disgrace themselves on Sunday . Just as we were passing that new and splendid eating and drinking house lately opened by Mr . Tayler on the corner of Franklin street , the old lady reached the opposite corner , and made several attempts to cross the gutter . None of the scores of passing gentlemen offered to lend her a hand , for she was no longer young and pretty ; she was ugly , old , and , we must say it--drunk . She looked up imploringly , e...
UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 6 August 1853
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