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Country News. WINDSOR. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 6 December 1845
Country News.' ?? ' ."? '? Çiîio^. .".'S? ' ?.' ,i -, / WINDSOR. :. ? Onr respected' towñsmaú Mr. Laban White, líos in addition to Iiis extensive' drug and'grocery es tablislimeut, opened a' wine and spirit store, con- taining a very choice selection of thc real creature comforts, to an inspection of which,wo would solicit the immediate attention of all classes of the com- munity, (save, and' except teetotallers) haring lunch reason to fear tho olfactory nerves, might fae seriously aUectcA by-the- pernicious^ smell of his best West India. * \
HENRY HOGAN. To the Editor of Bell's Life in Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 6 December 1845
HENRY HOGAN. &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; &nbsp; To The Editor of Bell's Life in Sydney. &nbsp; &nbsp; Sir,-Some, days since I addressed a letter to you respecting the case of Henry Hogan, who had been convicted at the Bathurst Circuit Court in March last, of the murder of his wife, and sentenced to die. When writing that letter I did hope that the unfor- tunate man would have been pardoned and dis- charged; but I have since heard he has actually been forwarded to Van Dieman's Land under a com- muted sentence of transportation for life. As I said in my former letter, the sentence of death had been previously commuted by the Governor to " trans- portation for life with hard labour in irons. No pardon, conditional or otherwise having issued that under a habeas corpus he was brought before the Supreme Court and such commuted sentence was declared by the Judges to be illegal. This de- cision, too was come to after a solemn and rathe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 6 December 1845
VÍTÍltL be; published-each Satur j day. morning;, at the Printing Offie, 17, Bridge-street, where all (communications trill; be received. Tlie terms are Cs. Od. per quarter, and advertisements will be charged, 2s. Gd. for the first inch, with ls. for every additional inch ; of "space. Thc Quarterly terminate outhe 31st March, 30thvJune, 30tIi September, and 31st December.. ...^ Where agencies are not formed, the only safe mode for parties de- sirous of becoming Subscribers, to ensure the regular receipt of our future numbers, will be to com- municate directly' with the Office in Sydney. . . NOTICE .-Advertisers must specify upon the back of their orders the number of insertions, >therwi§e they will "be continued until countermanded. FOR LONDON DIRECT, THE fine fast sailing'A 1 ship William Mitcalf, vfl-T-TT 44.8 tons.EtlwarilPhilipsou.Coni iig^^^^^r mander. The above vessel hnv ^^^^^^gS ing the greater portion of lier -'.riSwrSS&tr cargo already engaged, will have juiok d...
TO THE CITIZENS OF SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 6 December 1845
. TO THE : CITIZENS OF SYDNEY. , You are, of course, dèéply interested in the; detection and suppression of every species of fraud and knavery in your jbity. If you, were not, you would be unworthy the panie of Citizens or men. Thatf^is)Ójty ¡has been -stained«!with crimes 'arid-vices of the most atrocious' and 1 deepest dye; is ' a^ matter of public'record ; , and that it harbours within itself, at the present time, thieves and rogues of every hue;and char-; | acter, is a fact of which , the proceedings at the Police »Office afford daily evidence.^ There are some offences, however-crimes' I will call them, for they should be called« by their proper names-and the perpetra-' tors of them,criminals-which'seem not to; have elicited as much of your notice ,as' from their magnitude they should doV As an instance of these offences, I beg to direct yonr particular attention to the fol- lowing paragraph, copied from the Austra- lian of Thursday last. ; : - Í COMMITTALS.-On Tucsdny lost, a m...
Police Reports. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 6 December 1845
IPolice Reports. -o MONDAY-Before Mr. Alderman Allen Seventeen male and female bacchanals having paid their devoirs to his Worship, they were disposed of in HIS usual manner, discharging those for a first offence, and awarding to a second conviction a fine of lós., or 12 hours in the colls. A' man named Robert Fanning, and of rather respectable appear mee, was advised to be cautious in his " laisons," it being his third appearance within the same num- ber of days, else he may be committed as a vagrant. Good move that for tempeiance ! THE BLACK SCOURGER ;-Edward Steel, nilli a countenance as dark as ebony, formerly jrar.tiaing under TIM LANE, of Beresford notoriety, die habita of planting BED BACKS in WAISTCOATS, it Hyde Park Barracks, with strands of whipcord lied at tho cud_ of a stick, was charged with not laving the fear "of the " FAT BOY" before his eyes, did then and there, on Monday morning, about the 'tours of three and four o'clock, and under au im laessjon '¿int lit» fclasu...
A MEDICAL MAN. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 6 December 1845
;., A MEDICAL MAN, - I IN- our last issue we published a paragraph from the Chronicle, setting forth that a certain medical practitioner of this city had been guilty of the most disgraceful con- duct in refusing to enter the house of a poor woman who was in her confinement at the time, unless he was paid down à certain sum oj' money. We have since taken the trouble of making some enquiries into the case, and are pained to find that the statement of our contemporary is in every, particular correct. A grosser instance, of inhumanity and brutality on the part of a medical mau we never heard of. We happen to know something of the pro- fession, and must say that conduct more disgusting, more barbarous in itself, never came before our notice. This medical gentleman-for we suppose we must adopt the conventional courtesy of styling him a gentleman !-it appears was requested to attend the poor woman, then undergoing dreadful sufferings in her confinement. He proceeded as far as the door of t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 6 December 1845
HOMEBUSH RACES, 184C. THE ST. LEGER STAKES of Ten Sovereign* each, Five Sovereigns forfeit if declared to tile Honorary Secretory ut tile Royal Hotel, .-on the 1st of May, bctwocu thc hours of one nuil two, p.m., willi Fifty Sovereigns added, for three year olds ; ono milo" and a half; colts,' 8st. 71bs. ; fillies; 8st. 41bs. Entrance, three sovereigus. THE TRIAL STARRS of Ten Sovereigns each, Five Sovereigns forfeit if declared to' the Honorary Secretary ut tho Royal Hotel, on the 1st of May, be- tween thc hours of one and two', p.m., with Forty Sovereigns added for two year olds ; ouco round the course ; colts, 7st. 7lbs. ; fillies, 7st. -libs. Entrance, three sovereigns. ^ ?-Entrances for the above races io bc taken at the Royal Hotel, on Monday, the 3nd of February,' be- tween the hours of seven and niuo, p.m. No person allowed tb enter a horse who is not a subscriber to thc amount of three sovereigns. In each race the socoud horse to receive hack his stake, provided not less th...
LOCAL MILITIA. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 6 December 1845
. LOCAL MILITIA. SINCE the days in which that glorious ! corps the 102nd Regiment of the line bid defiance to control, and pulling aside the disguise which hitherto had partially con- cealed the Bandoulier spirit of this body, aye, since the very arrest of Governor Bligh, while vice-regally presiding over these territories no such fractious opposition to the throse has been manifested throughout the vast region of New Holland as was shown in the revolt of the soldiers of the 99th Regiment.on Monday last. The Horse Guards forward certain regu- lations to the Lieutenant General com- manding in this colony, which that officer attempts to put in force, but to which cer- tain choice spirits in this chosen band peremptorily refused compliance. We will &nbsp; not argue upon the expediency of the order issued from the fountain head of Military Law. Reasoning may convince us of the hardship, the positive injustice to the sol- dier implied in these regulations, but such can not pallia...
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF LONDON LIFE, AUTHOR OF "THE WORLD OF LONDON." PHYSIOGNOMY OF LONDON. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 6 December 1845
THE PHYSIOLOGY OF LONDON LIFE, ? ¡TX J. riBHEIt MURKAY, ! AUTHOR OF "THE WORLD OF LONDON." | -- PHYSIOGNOMY OF LONDON. Thea would a splendid city rise to view, With carts and cars, and coaches roaring all : Wide poured abroad, behold the giddy crew : See hoir they dash along from wall to wall, At every door, hark;! - how they thundering call ! CASTLE ot IXDOLEKCE. In the City, as the centre of our wealth, -solid, massy,-so many strong boxes of brick and mortar, rather inhospitable and reserved in their physiognomy, their worst side out, and all that is good and valuable, where there is " no admission except on business," these structures, like the mer- chants who possess them, you know nothing of, unless you have the privilege of the entrée ; so far from making any boast of. their wealth, they seem studious to conceal it. P" Our middle-class tenements in London are, in like manner, plain, blunt, homely, matter-ofifaot representatives of the Smiths, Browns, and Robinsons, who dwell t...
THE GENTLEMAN JOCKEY. (Concluded.) [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 6 December 1845
THE GENTLEMAN JOCKEY. 1 BY CASTOR. "A perfect gentleman from top to toe."-Doa JOAS* (Concluded.) Goodwood gives us nearly as good a show of gentleman performers as Croxton, and in fact most of those that exhibit'at Good- wood also belong to the other Club. There is here what is called " the Goodwood Club," members of which only are eligible to ride for one or two races, but for the Welter and Anglesea other amateurs are admitted on the following terms : "To be either officers of the army or navy, or members or sons of members of White's, Brookes's, Boodles, the Jockey, Goodwood, Heaton Park, Eglinton Park, or Bibury Clubs." This article is now adopted bj many other meetings, it being supposed that any gentleman who wishes to ride is, or has it in his power to be, a member of. some of these many orders. Some of your thorough racing men, who "go the whole hog," object to amateurs riding at a meeting oi such importance as Goodwood, where some of the best sport of the season takes place...
GOODWOOD RACES. THURSDAY, JULY 31. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 6 December 1845
GOODWOOD RACES. THURSDAY, JULY 31. ; Important as the racing appears on paper, we are constrained lo admit that in what.has hitherto been recognised to.be the great feature of the meeting-the Cup-it did not reach the standard hitherto accorded it. The entry wes numerically good, and it included a few liorses of considerable repute ; hut the defeat of Alice Hawthorn and Faugh-a-ballagh at Ascot, and the sub- sequent withdrawal of the latter, of Golden Rule, Stomacher (all in one stable), and the Ironmaster, left it to so inferior a class * of competitors, that the public, having '. bled" in support of the seceders, ceased to take any interest in it, and speculation, cxcept"witli a few who were lucky enough to lay against thehorses we have mentioned, was as profitless as it wa; languid. It was fortunate, therefore, that the list had other attractions, and that its general excellence served to compensate for this solitary falling off. It was still more fortunate tor those who attended ...
To the Editor of Bells Life in Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 6 December 1845
To the Editor of Bells Life in Sydney. SIR, - Feeling assured that your columns are at all times open to promote any legitimate and manly sport, has induced me to request you will allow the following correspondence which has taken place between the Currency and Australian Cricket Clubs &nbsp; a place in your journal, as some erroneous reports are in circulation among the Cricketers of Sydney respecting it. &nbsp; &nbsp; You will perceive that the Australian Cricket Club, in their hypocritical letter to the Currency of the 24th November, say "that they acted under the &nbsp; impression that the Currency intended to play the Club, and regret they should have considered it necessary to object to any particular member, but in this instance the Currency did not challenge the Australian unconditionally, as will appear from the correspondence, wherein they intimate a desire, to play the "then" members &nbsp; of the "Australian" a match at cricket, in...
Shipping Intelligence. ARRIVALS. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 6 December 1845
Snlpplae: Intelligence* .- o-? :_ .;.. . ARRIVALS. i , , I Nov. 29.-The steamer William the Fourth, 63 ! tous, Wisemau, master, from the Clarence Uiver. Passeugers-Captain Marali,' Mr.' Bracknell, Mr. Aitken, Mr. Wilson, and two in the steerage.'? 30.-The barque Hamlet; 310 tons, Wilson, master, having left the Downs the 7th August. Passengers-Mrs. Walton, and twq children, Mies Mary Airs, Mr. rf'. Herdres, Mrs, L.:Hacquin, Miss Hcrdrcs, Mr. 'J. Leddiiigtou, Mri F.'Bow, and Mr', R. How. ' ,r .'; :- ; ; ??'" ?'.'? : ' ;DBO, 3.-The barque Agostina, 333 tons, Voluni, master, from London- 23rd ;Julyy Falmouth' 27th July,, and Cadiz 2oth August, .with 300' tons, See. Passeugers-Mr. Ninnis, Mrs. .Ninnis, six children and servant, Mn and Mrs. William Rowe, and two children, Mr.. John Higgins, Mr 'John Waters,1 and Mr.iWilliam Waters. '?. ' . 3.-Tho schooner Scotia, 112 tons, Blackburn, master, from Hobart Town tho 22nd, and Twofold Bay the 30th ultimo,.willi sundries. . Passengers Messrs. ...
MR. THOMAS HYNDES. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 6 December 1845
MR. THOMAS HYNDES. THE above named gentleman did us the favour of paying us a visit in the course of the week, to complain of au inaccuracy in an address to him that appeared in our last issue, signed Scrutator, wherein it is stated that it was rumoured that he (Mr. Hyndes) had "disposed of the bit of ground in &nbsp; Sussex-street as a kind of gift". Such is not the fact. Mr. Hyndes informs us, that he never made a gift of the ground, on the contrary his agent advanced money as a &nbsp; mortgage on it to the tune of £1300. We are much obliged to Mr. Hyndes for point- ing out the inaccuracy, which we have of course much pleasure in correcting.
Agents for this Journal. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 13 December 1845
: Agents for fbls Journal. ;:l ;. THOMAS DOWSE - .'. S.H.EAPSBY - - - TOLLY - - - - - JAKES KIPPIE - ...... Huon TAYLOR - - - JOHN FUXTOS- - JAMES GULLEN - - - GEO. A. LOWE - - - B.C. HAJIUISON . . M'ALISTEB .... B. WABD - - - - - DOYLE - , - - ... - ALEX. Munno ; .. FBANOIS MITCHELL - ' J. FLOBE.VOE M'OAJITUY - Brisbane Towna - Maitland - .Newcastle - Paterson - Parramatta - Penrith. > Windsor - Bathurst - . Yass - Broulee - Muswellbrook) . Berrima - Singleton ' Goulburn Campbelltown^! Printed and published for the Proprietor, by JOH J VAUGHAN, of WooUoomoolloo, ut the Printb« Offloe,No.l7,Colounade,Biidgo-street, Sv&lt;meM
FIRST PACK OF FOX-HOUNDS. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 13 December 1845
FIRST PACK OF FOX-HOUNDS. . The first real steady pack of fox-hounds established in the western part of England, was by Thomas Fownes, Esq., ofStepleton, in Dorsetshire, about 1730, They were as handsome, and fully as complete in every respect, as any of the most celebrated packs of the present day. The owner was obliged to dispose of. them, and they were sold to. Mr. Bowes, in Yorkshire, the father of the late lady Strathmore, ut an immense price. They were taken into Yorkshire by their own attendants, and, after having been viewed and much admired in their kennel, a day was fixed for making trial pf them in the geld, to meet at - a famous nare-cover near. When the huntsman ' came with his hounds in the morning, he discovered a ? great number of sportsmen, who were riding in the cover, and whipping the furzes as for a hare ; he therefore halted, and informed Mr. Bowes that he was unwilling to throw off his hounds until the gentlemen had re- tired, and ceased the slapping of whips, ...
DEBATE ON THE NAVY. [FROM PUNCH.] [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 13 December 1845
DEBATE ON THE NAVY. . I [i-nou rotten.] Just as the house was about to adjourn, Mr. Macau ley rose and said, that on mov- ing for papers on the state of the navy, he would call the attention of the house to the fleet of steamers now riding in their proud anchorage, near the Surry margin of Thainesis' shore (loud cheers). When in Rome the mariners went forth to sea, wo are told by Cicero that they imbued the prows of their vessels in the blood of bulls, us a sacrifice to Mars; and we know that the Spartan sailors rigged their vessels with the hair of their women, for such in those days was the patriotic ardour that filled the breasts and inflated the hearts of those en- trusted with the defence of their country's liberties (enthusiastic cheering). He (the honorable member) could not look upon the four-penny steamboats without sighs mingled with tears : nor would he re- gret those sighs if he could waft those vessels into dock for proper repairs ; and he would deem those tears well sh...
SENTENCE PRONOUNCED ON JOHN DAY, JUN., BY THE STEWARDS OF THE JOCKEY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 13 December 1845
SENTENCE PRONOUNCED ON JOHN DAY, Jux.; BY TUE STEWARDS OF THE JOCKEY CLUB. V We have examined Into the charge against Mr. Crommelin, of haviug oS'ercd John Day, jun., a* large bribe to procure the defeat of the horje then known as tho Melody colt, iu thc Derby of 18i0. This charge, founded upon a statement made by Mr. Fitwull, thc proprietor bf the horse, by * John" Dayj juu., was supported only by his own evidence, which we find to be utterly unworthy of belief, con- tradicted as it was on many important points by letters in his own handwriting of that date, addressed to Mr. Crommelin, and produced by bira. lt having been necessary, for Mr. Crommelin'* defence, that he should piuco these letters in evi- dence before us, we further fiud from tho contents, that subsequent to this period both John Day, sen., und John Day, jan., had not only continued but iu 1 creased their intimacy with Mr. Crommelin, whom one accused and the other believed capable of snell atrocious villany, and to w...
Olla Podrida. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 13 December 1845
Olia Podrida; THE AUTOCHAT OF PHUSSIA.--The English aro gulliblo people: there is no doubt of it. Let NERO himsolf riso from the dust, and fiddle at HEB MAJESTY'S Theatre (how the royal box would ba crammed to hear "such" a foreigner!) and we should forget tho tyrant in thc condescension of the emperor. The Kixc OF PRUSSIA, on his late visit to England, swindled ns right and left of our good opinion. He wont down upon his knees in New- gate with good Mns, FnY, and tho feminine turn- keys lapsed into hysterics at his 'humility. The hearts of tho femólo felons were melted like batter at the royal goodness. His MAJESTA* worked such wonders in Newgate, that pity, iudeed, was it for frail and sinful humanity, that his stay was so very brief within the prison walls. Ho left our shores, as we-thought, a meek-hearted Christian; and he no sooner got home than he played the KINO with a new swagger ; put ou extra gag on the press ; and became hunter of the Poles for his great exemplar NICHOLAS...
To Correspondence. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Reviewer — 13 December 1845
^sí- ' V»» Coir«»p^n'aonta. WIND8QR,~lt tho Doctor" iï dissatisfied, an early application io this Office may remedy tho etil. Mr. Osbaliiestou' rode 200 miles in 8 -hoursÍ and 4J minutes. - ANDY.-The cheapest way to get married is to jump over Ute broomstick. E. E. E.-Daniel Lambert weighed 52st. 41bs. BS?" A press of advertisements, at a late hour, again reluctantly compel us to postpone im - portant Country News from our own Corres- pondents ; as also, an article under the head of " Special Bailiffs"-but they shall appear in our nest issue. *"