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" THENEW YORK CLIPPER . ' [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
THENEW YORK CLIPPER . A Weekly Sporting Paper , DKVOTBD TB THE HIWG , THETtBF , I VACHTINC , PEDE 8 TBIAIUSM , CBICKET , BOWING MATCHES , THEATBICAE . S , MUSIC , And the various sports of the OLD WOELD AND THE NEW . The Curraa is published every Thursday morning , and is for sale by the news dealers in New York , Brooklyn , WiUiamsburgh , Jersey City , &amp; C-, st the low price of 3 cents per copy . Reports of Uaccs , Prize Fights . ond sporting items of nil kinds will bs gladly received from correspondents , and inserted gratuitously in the columns of the Curria . Advertisements inserted on reasonable terms , viz ., 6 cents per line for the first insertion , and 4 cents per line for each subsequent insertion . The C LIPPER will afford a desirable medium for the circulation of sporting and other advertisements , as its immense patronage secures its perusal by 56 , 000 readers . Full reports of every sporting affair of interest , in this or tho old country , will be always ...
TRAINING FOR THE RING . : [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
TRAINING FOR THE RING . : [ Concluded . ] MEATS . The only meat that , generally speaking , need be used in training is good beef and good mutton . All young meat , such as veal and lamb , all white flesh meat , whether game or poultry , are good for nothing . Tliey contain no nourishment for the muscle . Soups , fish , pies , puddings , must be left to the club-house gourmands ; they are poison to the boxer . His animal food should bo rump-steaks ( good ox-beef ) and mutton ( wether ) chops , . or cutlets from the leg , slightly broiled ; and every particle of fat cut away . We here may as well observe , that tlie flesh of full-grown animals is ever preferable to that of young ones , and that of those which are naturally fed—on grass , &amp; c , to that of those they pamper with grease and stimulants . All oily messes , melted butter , and buttered toast , and gravies , are to be eschewed ; the meats taken directl y after physicking and purging medicines have laid open the ...
Form of Articles for a Prize Battle . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
Form of Articles for a Prize Battle . ARTICLES of agreement entered into this 1 st day of January , 1852 , between A . B . and C . D . The said A . B agrees to fight the said C . D . a fair stand-up right in a four-and-twenty feet roped ring , halfminute time , according to the New Rnles , by which tbe said A . B . and C . D . hereby mutually agree to be bound . Tbe said tight shall be for the sum of one Hundred Pounds a side [ or such other sum as may be agreed upon ] , and shall take place on [ stating the day ] , within thirty miles of [ the place and distance ] . In pursuance of this agreement , ten pounds [ or any other sura ] a side are now deposited in the hands of Mr . E . F ., who shall be the stakeholder [ or in the hands of 6 . H „ who shall transmit the same to Mr . E . F ., who shall be final stakeholder ] . The second deposit often Pounds a side [ or any other sum ] shall be made at the house of [ name the amount of future deposits , tbe days , and places in succession...
Duties of Seconds and Bottle Holders . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
Duties of Seconds and Bottle Holders . Is choosing persons to perform the duties of Seconds and Bottle Holders , great discrimination ought to be observed , for upon the conduct of those persons much of the fate of a battle depends . They ought to be men well versed in the foregoing rules of the Bing , which they should study with care . They should be firm but cool , and dispassionate in their demeanour , confining their attention to their principal , on whom they should constantly keep their eyes , and not suffer themselves to be put out of temper by any observations made by others , nor indulge in foul and irritating language , which may provoke retort . Where necessity arises tbey shonld offer advice to their man , and forewarn him of danger , or the intentions of hb antagonist ; but this should be done calmly and quietly , for a man is often more injured tban served by injudicious exclamations , which distract his attention , and not unfrequently lead to an opening , of which a...
CODISiOf . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
CODISiOf . CAUTION TO KEEPERS OF GREYHOUNDS . —Died at Roker Baths , near Sunderland , on the 12 th inst that well known greyhound , named The Admiral , by the original 3 Iiner out of Teasdale s Countess . After death the body of the dog was opened and examined by a surgeon , who found that he had died of inflammation of tne kidneys , ascribed to the stimulating effect of raw horseflesh eaten greedily , in a diseased state , by the dog , when in high condition . It is a somewhat curious fact that the heart of the dog , which was perfectly healthy , was fully as large as that of any ordinary human being . The Admiral won the Clifton Cup at Lvtham , in 1850 , and divided several other good stakes . In his best days he was never led to or failed to kill his hare . At the time of his death The Admiral was becoming very valuable as a stallion . * »«¦ ¦ ¦ LITERARY CURIOSITY . —In the works of John Taylor , the Water Poet , there occurs the subjoined piece of laborious ingenuity , upon whi...
The Championship . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
The Championship . From Bells Life . JulT 24 . A MATCH AT LAST . —The rival candidates for the Champion s Belt have nt length contrived to . agree to tbe terms upon which tbey shall meet on the 16 th of January next , to contend for the Champion s Belt and 500 sovereigns . Broome did not attend at our office on Wednesday , being with his brother at Lewes , where the latter was awaiting bis trial for : his share in the Brighton card-cheating case . He , however , sent us a copy of articles , and a sum of 101 , in addition to 101 . already staked , thus making a first deposit of 20 / . The articles , which are rather special in : their form , will be found below . The Tipton Slasher was present at the appointed hour , and , having submitted the articles to his friends , who , rather than not have a match , consented to accept Broome s terms , duly sighed the document and covered Broome s deposit Now that the affair is arranged satisfactorily , we hope that there will be no impediment ...
¦»< « . ^ Fight between Bill Barry and J < oe 1 ( , WarehaH , for £ 25 a side . : [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
¦»&lt; « . ^ Fight between Bill Barry and J &lt; oe 1 ( , WarehaH , for £ 25 a side . : . This mill came off , as anouneed on Monday last , under very adverse circumstances , both as regards the state ofthe weather and the means adopted for reaching the spot fixed for the settlement of the question at issue ( the well-known battle field in Long Reach ) . The rain poured down in torrents during almost the entire day , and to add to the discomfort of the Fancy , on arriving at Blackwall it was discovered tbat the boat that had been chartered by Jemmy Welsh , to convey the combatants and their admirers to the scene of action , had broken down , and that owing to the number of excursions fixed for that day , every other steamboat was engaged , and no conveyance could be obtained for love or money . There was nothing for it therefore , but to trust to chance , and the assembled multitude were compelled to make the best of their way to the trysting place , some by Gravesen...
Keyport Regatta . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
Keyport Regatta . Great Yacht Race to take place in September . The exciting sail-boat regatta , tbat came off last week in the Lower Bay , opposite Keyport , N . J ., for a purse of $ 50 , given by J . Van Buskirk , Esq ., was contended for with considerable zeal by the owners and favorites of the boats entered in the contest The principal boats that were entered in the race , on tbe payment of $ 5 by the owners of each craft ( for the sweepstakes , to be added to the prize of $ 50 ) , were the E . T . Blodgett , Alfred A . Phillips , and the C . V . Clickener , of Hoboken . . The breeze was very light , and the Blodgett had no ( chance of winning the race : There were numerous other beautiful sail-boats that ac companied the three contestants in the regatta , and the fastest craft in the race was announced to be the Clickener , which returned to the Keyport dock four minutes ahead of her competitors . The Judges declared tho prize to be won by this vessel . There was a large numbe...
TBETB 1 F [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
TBETB 1 F Trottiag at Saratoga . A trotting match will take place over the Saratoga Course , on Saturday ,. August 13 , between Black Douglass , of Philadelphia , and Centreville , of New York , for a purse and stake of $ 1 , 000 , mile heats , best 3 in 5 , o wagons .
Tipton Slasher and the Champion . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
Tipton Slasher and the Champion . A match has at last been made between the Tipton Slasher and Harry Broome , the Champion of England , for $ 2 , 500 aside and the Championship . The particulars will be found in our foreign sporting department The fight is to take place in January next Tacht Race at Stonington . On Monday next we understand a regatta is to take place at Stonington , on which occasion several yachts from this city and Philadelphia will participate .
Regatta at Skaneateles . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
Regatta at Skaneateles . The tenth annual regatta of the Skaneateles Yacht Club came off on the 4 th inst Skaneateles was thronged with visiters , to see the sport , but the weather proved somewhat unfavorable , and the boats failed to make the run in the time allowed . The Blue Bell was ahead , when tbe wind died away , and another trial was to be made next day . The Skaneateles Democrat says : —¦ At the hour of starting quite a freeze sprang up from the northwest , which enabled the contesting boats to make the first run , the distance round the stake boats , in two hours and thirty minutes . The number , of boats entered as competitors for the prizes was nine , and are as follows : — Julia , Skaneateles , Captain J . R . Fitch . Jilt , Skaneateles , Captain J . Roosevelt . Ashland , from Aurora , Captain D . M . Carr . Life Boat , Skaneateles , Captain H . R . Leed . Island Queen , Springport , Captain J . Carr . Alida , Skaneateles , Captain Thomas Shallish . Flying Cloud , Sene...
The Poor Chinese . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
The Poor Chinese . The efforts made by the Herald proprietors aud others , to assist tbe Chinese Theatrical Company to reach their native land , have so far proved unsuccessful . They do not wish to become a burthen to our citizens , by enrolling themselves in the ranks of the Alms House ; and as we are not troubled with emigrants from China , as with other nations , it is to be sincerely hoped that those who can afford it will contribute a mite to their relief . The interest manifested by the Herald in their behalf speaks well for that journal . Had the poor Chinese been able to carry an election through , the city journals generally would have stretched forth a helping hand towards them , Old Mortality especially .
Abolitionism in a New Garb . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
Abolitionism in a New Garb . The Uncle Tom excitement is bein » *¦« newed again in a new garb , and one of oar public theatres is used as an abolition hall in which to depict the alleged tyranny 0 f the slave owners of tbe South over their slaves . Is this ri ght ? Is it proper that a fresh agitation of a question which at one time threatened . the dissolution of the Union should be suffered , to be revived in out midst by a theatrical manager , for the puN pose of putting money in his pocket , and that too , at the expense , perhaps , of bloodshed and riot f Is it ri ght that these thim ** should be—that tho Southern people who are now thronging into our city should be insulted merely to gratify the whim of a man who would make capital out of dissensions and disorders . We foretold how this Uncle Tom drama would end—alread y have tho abolition journals of New York circulated through their columns long editorial notices ofthe benefits to be derived from witrnt ing abolition plays , ...
FIRE APPARATUS AT Till ; FAIR . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
FIRE APPARATUS AT Till ; FAIR . The three hose carts on exhibition at the World s Fair present a beautiful appearance , and reflect great credit on this branch of American industry . Tho two former were built in Philadel phia ; the latter in New York . As regards show , the NEPTUMK most assuredl y stands A . No . 1 ; as regards beauty , combined with use , the HOPK also stands A . No . 1 . but as regards tbe most necessary requisite in a fine apparatus , strength , and capability of rendering essential service in time of need , without fear of spoiling tbat little armament , or that brilliant device , No . 8 Hose , of New York will challenge tho admiration of every true fireman ., Each , in its respective p lace , is different , from tho other . Yet , collectively , they will give to visitors , both foreign and domestic , a correct idea to what a state of perfection our fire-appara-tus builders , painters and ornamentera have arrived . They will behold tho plain and substantial appa...
The Expected War . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
The Expected War . In the languange of an ancient orator , the war which were to have arriven have not arroven . England , fearful of trouble at home , has , with her usual cunning and wariness , urged upon the consideration of tbe Emperor Nicholas the acceptance of » middle alternative , which , whiie it leaves poor Turkey still in the power of the Czar , for future operations , gives Russia tbe chance to retreat with honor in the eyes of the world , yet leaves England and France in the position of two timid boys standing up for a fight , one being afraid and the other dare not Truly tho English lion is fulfilling the prophecy , by ly ing down with tbe lamb . .
In a Hurry . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
In a Hurry . . The members of One of our city bands in their eagerness to serenade the monster Jullien started out on Sunday nig ht to do the job . They wished to be first at the start , and they were not disappointed , li the monster should not be successful in hii money-making mission to the American heathens will this same band be in at tht ieatKl We lirant ; to know ,
I Tk Fire JEngiie ContiwTeny . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
I Tk Fire JEngiie ContiwTeny . THE SOUTHWARK AND HER EASTERN COM r-ETITOHS . The following letter we received site our last week s issue had been worked off : Providence ! August 2 d . I was a little startled at beholding in th &lt; CLIPPER of July 30 th , a short paragraph ii which it is stated that although the South wark threw her stream to the greatest height yet the prize was awarded to a Providenct company . This is a mistake , Friend Cli p per , as I think you will acknowledge on i perusal ofthe following statistics which may be relied on for accuracy . Gaspee of Providence , 143 feet . Empire Fair Haven , 137 Rhode Island Pawtucket , 133 Quinni piack Fair Haven , 129 Neamung * New London , 125 South wark New York , 121 Red Jacket * u Williamsburg , 113 * Those marked with asterisk ! bunt their hose Thus it will be seen that the Southwarfe was beaten by five of her six competitors , even though the Rhode Island company oi Pawtucket burst tbe cap to their engine , thei...
The Prize Fight Match . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
The Prize Fight Match . In last week s Clipper we published a letter from a person named Somersfield , in which he offered to bet $ 3 , 000 to 13 , 000 that Sullivan would he defeated inside of thirty rounds . A friend of Sullivan s called at the place designated to accept the challenge , but could not procure an interview with Somersfield , although he waited a considerable time . On Monday last we received a letter from Mr . Somersfield , of which . the following is an extract : — The Challenge Accepted . Dear Clipper . —My challenge in reference to the match pending between Sullivan and Morrissy has been accepted When I transmitted the challenge to your paper , I deemed that it was your intention to have taken no notice of it , by your not inserting it at an earlier time . I therefore found a person who accepted my challenge , before its appearance in your paper . Jons ? J . SOMERSFIELD . jjaooKiAN , Augint 4 . Wishing to convince ourselves of the truth ofthe above , we visited B...
California Prize Fight . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 13 August 1853
California Prize Fight . This long talked of prize fight for $ 3 , 000 and the Championship , took place on the 10 th of July last at Sonora . An immense assemblage witnessed the battle , and after 17 rounds had been fought , ONiel was declared the victor . A foul blow was alleged to have been given , but it was not so decided by the referee . We have not as yet receivd full pa rticulars .