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SPORTING CHRONICLE. RACES TO COME. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
SP ORTING C HR 0 IM I CL F. BAO E S TO Ö. O lt E. Camden...Itnreh 5th, 6th, ¿nd Nh. Picton.March 12, 13, and 14. Ovwna.- Mureil lath, lilli, and lfitli Tarriaro ..March JSth, 8'Jil'h Creek ....April lat and ind Dubbo.¿.i..,.April 8tl>; 9th and 10th. Kohdwlck, Autumn.;..April, lHth, 10th ¿nd 20th, Hartley .April SSrd, 21th, áud 25ih VICTORIA; . . . Or «ort Wittie.March 0. 7 18,9. " Victoria TurfClub.March 21,23.23, - . . : QTJEKNSI/AÏIti. - r Queensland Champion Bweepitake».Ifriy SÓttí. ? " North Atiitrallan Meeting, Ipawlch.Juno 4th, 6th and 61 li. " TA8MAJCIA. Third ÁÚHrállan Champion Sukes .........December 3rd; -.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
' ANOTHÉB Oui TROMISK.-In tho Ansonibly on Tuds .dny, Mr. Barites moved an address recommending that a' grant of 1Ö0O nemo of land promised in days of yoro to ono William Honry,hv GovornorBligh, a gentleman noted for his " Bounty." tn opposing tho motion tho hondrnblo minister foi? lands.was rory emphatic, declaring' "tho govoromeiit niadp it ii riilo td sot thoir faces agnirist thoso vory old and doubtful claims." ,t Wp would strdngly ad viso William Henry to follow Ind precedent sot liv tho ouse pf "Duularesq v; Rob'ertsbij," .and ."work the oraolo" by the 20'vio. No. 15. A thousand acres at Lane Covo " are not to bo sudozod at I"
THEATRICALS. ROYAL VICTORIA. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
;T H E A T R I C A L S. ROYAL . YIOTORIÀ. Mr/ MTteiui Buchanan ;and his talented . daughter's pigbtly appearances during tho week hore henri well hat not numerously patronized. Tho pitites have mustered in Btrong force, but tho.drusä circlo has not presented tho galaxy of fashion which stars, of. tho first magnitude .usually Htlr'nct. Virginiiia, Kingl.ear, OtheHp,, and llnm lit, haVo boen in.turn represented, attd,of thesó wo unhe- sitatingly pronounce Virginiiis and. Othello to bo Mr. Buchanan's. cJief-d'tenvres. .AVö cannot endorso the rhap- sodical eulogies awarded té; Ilia i-éprósc'útatióu of Loir by the daily press. ., Thoy eajjal in exaggeration,, tho actor's impersonation of tho elinrnctcr.nml pärtnko of tho- ultra idiotcy which ho assumes in tho latter portions of tho. ploy. The paternal wrath.oyor-boilod too much, wo think, and tho "piling ujiof tho agony." could only ho equalled, by Billing's tiger, when' stirred tip-by the long polo.- Tho. intormingb'ng of à little, moro...
THE SECOND FLIGHT OF "COCKATOOS" FROM THE CAGE AT DARLINGHURST. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
THE SECOND PLIGHT .OP "COCKATOOS" PROM THE CAGE AT. DARLINGHURST. Und'tho" approach pf a hostile armament boon tele- graphed from tho South Heàd oh Monday, afternoon, greater oonstornation could not haro boen created among tho lioges of Sydnoy than was .occasioned by a rumour that a second oxodils óf Cockatoo conflnos from " tho house of bondngo" had tako'n placo'.,. Tile roports that wore instantly and industriously .oirculated wore, of pourso, as various as they were exaggerated.and ridicu- lous. iá0no account .proclaimed "tho murder of three lur'iikoys," whilst another, moro highly coloured, an- nounced that nftor a " sanguinnry conflict" with tho pri- soners, tho whole of tho gridl stniT.hnd been massacreed, and tho gaol left tcnaiitless. Fortunately, holli Btories tumod out to Bri mero flights of fnncy.-iiorvíñg only to in rrcdso tho popular oxcitemont. On o very side were soon Vicitod policemen, with "Hair-on mid," wildly rushing in hot haste to tho adena of action followed by...
CURIOUS CASE OF ADULTEET & ASSAULT. (Sunday Times, Dec. 2.) [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
CUBIOTJS CASE OF ADULTEET & ASSAULT* (Sunday Tima, Dec. 2.J The Paris Assize Court has been occupied during tho . last two days with ono of those" catíaes celebres which aro so attractive to the Parisians. Madam Thiebault, tho wife of a photographer, of Paris, was indicted ior " cut- ting and wounding," and her brothor,*a young man Yvoret, was accused of beingher accomplice. The in- dictment set forth that about a year ago, Thiobault, the female prisoner's husband, formed an improper coonee-: He installed her in a shop belonging to him at Belleville, and employed her in his business. Madamo Thiebault, after a whüe, having heard of the young woman's con- nection with her husband, went and abused her with. frcat violonce, and ono doy last winter beat her and tore er hair. Madllo. Turo afterwards left Belleville, and wanted to break off with Thicbault, but ho would not consent. In June, at Ins request, "sho took a lodging' ab Enghion, -where ho possessed a house, and in the ab-...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
' ^ RNITJÉMEN 'fiiA-ouviiicr Vis willi ordors for this \TT Journal will ho ploascd to onoloso tho necessary advance for »ix months subscription, »ir 13s, or a Cl. note whioh will covor throo qnartcrR'of thoy'ehr. '. 1 ' '. PICKERING & NICHOLS, ..... BRISBANE. QUEENSLAND,. . MESSRS. FAIRFAX AND BELBRIDOB are ¿oroby ' 'appointed Agents nt Brisbane nnfl its "neighbourhood for this Journal, vice Atv C. H. BARLEE, resignod, to whom wo beg to tendor our acknowledge montj'for lija ihvariaolo attention to our interests. . ; PICKERING- & NICHOLS. Boll's Life Ófllce. March 1st, 18(51.
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
ANSWERS TO . CORRESPONDENTS. ttEM ITT ANGES RECEIVED fromO. W.. Grafton : E. W.. Edln rlnulci .T. F. S., Bundarra; T. A. II., Picton-, lindfroni Albury mid Maitland AROIUS. ENO.UI HER.-You cannot sturt two burses Tn a race of heat«. ' Fl/YINO CHILDERS.-No hone ever ran à mlle In one minute, - as wo have stated a thmuaml lime». ' ; J. lt., PARRAMATTA.-What more do «hey wahtr B Min« of course. t. ' . TUn.FITK.-Wns tho late Marqul« of Waterford ever styled sim. ply Lord Waterford In HeWt Liff tn Landan tn their notlcoi In I>iy jjmu wnii-iiuid iii /,t-«i « x,vr simian. refoTcncu to lift late lordship! Frequently.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
"NASH, mi Pulses OF GAMBLEHS.-He drove about in a chariot flaming with hornldry, and drawn by six greys, with outriders, running footmen, and all tho ap- pendages which mado an impression on the vulgar minds of tho visitors of his kingdom. His dress was magnifi- cent: his hat alone was always of tho same colour white ; and as the Emperor Aloxandcr was distinguished by his purple tunio and Brummoll by his bow, Emperor Nash was known all England over by his whito hat. It is duo to tho King of Bath to say that, however much bo gained, ho nlwoys ployed fair. Ho ovon patronised young players, and after fleecing thom, kindly advised them to play no moro. When ho found o man fixed upon ruining himself, ho did his best to keep him from that suicidal rtct. This wnB tho case with a young Ox- onian, to whom he had lost money, and whom lie invited to supper in order to give him his pnrontal advice. Tho fool would not tako tho Beau's counsel, and " came to griof." Even noblemen sought h¡8 " prot...
BURRANGONG (LAMBING FLAT) DIGGINGS. (From the Yass Courier, Feb. 27). [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
BURRANGONG (LAMBING FLAT) DIGGINGS. (From the Tass Courier, Feb. 27).; Tho quantity of gold piirchosed by tho Oriental Bank during tho p'n»t fow days ft about 1300'ouncos. Tlior'o is vory littlo mining going on at present at these diggings, ns every ono there is agitated by .tho grout Anglo-Chinese question. AVo learn thoro is a very largo body, eómo sny moró, thnn 2000, under arms, but ns yet there hhs boen ho .mischief dono by them further tlin.ii that thoir hppcaranco is or.loulat.cd.to intimidnto tho more .pe.iceablo class. ? 'Legislation ns to tho Chinese is inovitu ble, although it would almost soom from tho. tolográms va hare rbcoivod, and which appear elsewhere, that tho Ctorornméht is determined .to guard tho Mongolians by i tho cannon's mouth. . .Tho stop .taken by tho Executive is I palpably injudicious, as'it wilL lijatcrihlly weaken conti 'donco..in tho powors that bo. A detachment of. tlio 12th Itegtmont, and á party of'nrtillory with four howitzers, loft Sydney, for C...
ECLIPSE. (From Bell's Life in London.) [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
ECLIPSE. '(From Silts Life in LondàA.) Jilt EIJITOR !. Having seen in tho Life some observa tioiiB ou tlio skoloton of Eclipso, aa well aa some remarks or oonjeaturea on tho horse's merits, I will, if you please, giro you a fow partieulirs relating to him that may not bo altogether uninteresting to somo of your piVB.ent day readers. All wo cnn possibly know of Eclipse mint bo from tradition, and porhaps John Law- rence, in his History of tho liorse, is most worthy of our notice, ns well ns most to be deponded on. Ito informs us that Eclipso was tho, best horse of his day-of tho truth of which -thero is little doubt.. Uowovor, tho old maxim may not (cron in tho ctiso of Eclipse) bo misap- plied, vi», " Toll mo tho company you keep, and I wdl tell you what, you aro j" ;to olucidiñto which I liavo givon tho whola of Eclipse's ongngomonts, together with tho names of tho horsos ho beat, showing t ho company ho kept.. Eclipso was withhold from tho cou.rsp until fivo years old, and termina...
A HINT ABOUT CRICKET. To the Editors of Bell's Life in Sydney. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
A HINT ABOUT CRICKET. To the Editors of Beits Ufa in Sydney. G-RSTiiTîstKN'.-I Baw in your last pnpor something: about Bryant tiping engaged to conch" our cricketers;' and, if anything ia to bo donc, I should liko to soe it' done well. . , I quito ngroo with sdnio remarks of youri about tlioro jicing plenty of patrons of tho gamo wlia will assist in tills matter with morioy ; am! I think, if you will allow vri.0 to say à fow words, that I can pron039 a pinn, tíy which, .whiliTbut littlo such assistanco will hi required, that little will be tti.rriod to tho boat account. I do riot conceive that tho grcatost nmount pf benefit can bo derived from Professional Bówlors, whon thoy aro en- gaged by individual club's ;; and I fnrioy moreover tint thoir benig sci crigriçcd tonds iri n gront mensuro to orcate little jcaloiisios, which dori't rc'qiiiro any assistance among us just now.. Tho plan I should propose is tliis; it rilny bo practical hlo, or it niay Ko tho reverse, brit if it can bo ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
OUR VdMNTÊBns.-At a time- like ,tho.prêtent, tl» importation of anything «few into the clcmonts of volun- teer lohlioring must bo hilled with pleasure j but wk» tho novcltV:ía'bottí cllcap rind oDoctivo it plight indent to bo highly prized: -Such boirig Stir viowe; wo look with' delight npon>tho restoration 'tdtlise'' tif tho destruct!" >ling nnd inexpensive 'stone n's onglrioB of .wrirfaro ¡ ani¡ though esteeming it a*" horrie! nutsar^c'o,,' wo honor fe troops of jdrenilCB wild daily rind-hourly go throuja. thoir evolutions in tho' Btrocta. Tho ÖOTornment new not now .distribute their áOOO " Enfields" (if they* arrivo), neither hood our .friend Whitfield cast, and ad- vertise, his " balla." All those wrtnta will bo supplied br tho " loather trade"'nnd a little " diamond cracking" ty jbhosohdrd -working "Cockatoo Inlanders:'' OnlynoV or t\fd Binc'e'i when near tho Barloy Mow; nt tho come«» Park-street, tf»e wore "struok'' by tho wonderful aim « ono of thcBo light infautry. Our...
VICTORIAN TURF. J. C. MEETING— THURSDAY, FEB 28. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
.yiCTOEIAlT TURF. .t. Ö. ÜBETtNÖ.-TaróaSáX, FBH. 26V Tho Ano .wonthor nttritcted a largo number of podploto tho conreo to-dn.v. Tlio, sport-*oa good. Orphon go-TP .Simpson » bod frill in tho hurdle race. ' ? OnAMb STAÍÍD STAKE»-Colonel ..IH.VII......;.." J FljlnnJib.................... Ï SAriiHO SWEEPSTAKES-Medora ."..,..;.. J Sccunilui.,i.. 2 , S*. liBdiiR-ïresta.i. . Donation .....ii......... 2 .. FJUSB lU«»!«*»-Attila.'.. I . , Dispatch.,..;..,. 1 ; UunrjLR RACK-Barton.(. 1 - , Utu Wlld.ptn ~. 2 'BsttmoBtAKBa-^YounK Alina. 1 Mountain Maid ...i.,. 2 Sm JAMBS.-Mr. Phillipa's Sir James waa scratched for all his" engagements at tire .Tooloy Club meeting, on Monday lost. AVliilst taking his exercise near Geelong nu Saturday morning ho trod, on a'portion of n broken bottle, and io cut Iiis foot that it is, doubt fu] .whether it will not bè better to destroy lilia.-BeW* Lije in Vic- toria. * ? . 1 '?.?'? , Auui HKTIBES.-Ttyo Arab stallions, said to ho of liigli casto, came to Melbourne ...
THE QUEENSLAND TURF. (From Our Correspondent.) Brisbane, 20th February, 1861. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
THE QUEENSLAND TURF. ?f&rom our Correspondent.) Brisbane, 20th February, 1801. Mt* DRAB BEIX-Since writing to rou last week, I Lave succeeded in obtaining all tho known information . with regard to tho podigreoand performances of Eclipso, "who has proved himself ono of tho best horses, both for speed and bottom, that this district has yet produced. session of Mr. Carden Collins, ono of our ohicf sports- men, who purchased him for tho sum of £150; and Whose intention lt is to start him for tho Queensland Champion Sweepstakes, if ho can bo brought fit to tho post. That ho will nominato for this evont there is now - no doubt, and should his logs stand tho necessary work to prepare him for a raco of this class, his appearance on the 29th Moy-bar accidents-will bo that of os dangerous a horse as any in tho race. I heartily wish Mr. Collins suc- cess with him; bois a truly honest sportsman, and ono of tho greatest promoters of racing that wo have in this colony, and it is greatly ...
NEW ZEALAND TURF. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
NEW ZEALAND TURF. Tlio following nr« the results of tho Knees which enmo off nt Canterbury, on tho 5th, 6th,. ami - Çth of tho 2>re sent month : ' Tm AL STAKES, £25-Mr. Stafford's Ultima. 1 Eleanor.,. 2 MAIDEN STAK», £100-Mr. Redwood'» Otto . I " Gamester. 2 LOTTERY PLATE, £30-Mr. Money's Hob Roy. 1 Eleanor. a CHALI-ENCE Cur, £100-Mr. Ncwcomo's Ultima. I Gypsy ......... 2 CiSTEanoRT Cur, £10-Mr. rtcdwood's Wetsall. w.o. CRITERION STAKES, £30-Mr. Stafford's Ultima. w.o. Dsanr STACKS, £100-Mr. Redwood's Otto. I Gamester. 2 llAirsiCAP, £40-Mr. Shand's Antidoto . 1 ? Cassandra. 2 LADIES' PURSE, £I0«-Mr. Redwood's Wetsall . 1 ? - - , ; ? -Ultima . 2 Scurtnr STAKES-Mr. Leach's Kossuth . 1 ' HErnoronTAS FLATS, £S0-Mr. Minchin's Cassandra I - Ultima... 2 QUEEN'S PLATE, £100-Mr. Redwood's Wetsall. w.o. FORCE» HAHDICAV-Mr. Redwood's Wetsall . 1 Antidote. 2 SELIIXO STAKES, £25-Mr. Day's Hector Norman. 1 Eleanor . 2 CONOOLATIOÎI STAKES, £25-Mr. Leach's Eleanor . 1 Kitty. 2
GREAT HUNDRED MILES TROTTING MATCH. Archy and Whisker. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
GEEAT HUNDRED MILES TROTTING MATCH. Archy and Whisker. .It waa only throe wooka previous to the performance of this truly surprising event that tho. match, for £800, waa entered into botween the respective owners, Messrs Proctor and Warren; so that hut little time was afforded for either horses or riders to bo prepared for their ar- duous task. The affair arose from a casual conversation, Mr Proctor having stated two or three romarkablo feats of speed and endurance on the part of Archy, and Whis » ker's owner, knowing his paco, and trusting in his bottom, believing that he could eclipso a porformanco that he fancied a rather boasted one. Consequently terms were immediately entered into for a match, £150 a sido, to trot one hundred milos, owners up, Archy having to corry list 71b, and Whisker list, but both independent of the saddles. Mr Warren, moreover, gave £15 for tho choice of road, which was fixod from tho forty-sixth milo stone on tho Ararat road, to tho Western hotel, Q-oclon...
THE HORSE AND HIS RIDER. BY SIR FRANCIS B. HEAD, BART. Murray. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
THE HORSE AND HIS RIDER. BY Snt FRANCIS B. HEAD, BAUT. Murray. Sir Francis informs us, in the preface to this eJegant find interesting volume, tlint "ho is not, rind never has been,' nn inhabitant oftliat most vnricgntod region fu crea-' t ion, commonly called tho sporting world.' ' Tho apologetic explanation was hardly necessary'} for a 'knowledgo of tho subject on which ho has written witlrinuch intclli gened, sonic humour, great'good-fooling, mid still mere excellent tasto, may bo.acqüiredWithout that experience .in breeding, racing, and betting which lin ecemsto regard as tho chief elements in what may bo fitly ;called snort-, mg life. Ho lias, evidently a high appreciation of tho noble attributes of "the horse," «nd the duties.ind in- terests of.|.'his rider;" and ha..has road, reflected,, nnd experienced enough on the subject to qualify him for the task ho lias-undertaken, and to which he has brought a certain degree of euthusiasra, which jinptlrts warmth, animation,.and a sor...
THE SPIRIT OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
THE SPIRIT OF THE WEEK .. Rome stirring incidents ïiayo marked the proceedings of tho week-the'gaol escape-tjiq march of tho.military ; for Lambing Flat¡ and tho departure of tho .Promiorifor^ tho iinmo ^loce/hnve ull tended, to produce a "great sen- sation" in the publio mind,' . i-'y-fc.:, ,.':.' , Business .remains without ...improvement, and nomo, considerable failures have taken , plàeo, and'others are expected. .? . . > ? - ? .. - ; , > ?- , Tlie Parliamentary doings of tho- week,-owing to tho absence of Mr. Weekes and tho Colonial Secretary hnvo boen productivo of nothing very important. . Tho Pitt-street Tramway Bill has passed tho socond reading ¡ and largo amounts of money voted- in com- mittee of supply with n delightful cclority that must havo afforded much consolation to ministers under, " their pre lent "difficulties..'* . ?->'?'. ' - " TJio probnbló rosnlt of tho omonto at Lambing Flat forms tho. all-engrossing; subject of consideration. Of courso a groat div...
THE LATE MAJOR LOCKYER. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
THE LATE MAJOR LOCKYER. &nbsp; IT may not be generally known that the above named gallant officer, who, at the time of his demise, on the 10th June, 1860, held the appoint &nbsp; ment of Usher of the Black Rod in the late Par- liament, left a widow and three young children absolutely penniless, who have since their bereave- ment been entirely dependent upon the benevo- lence of a few private friends. After a period of thirty-five years service, it was reasonably suggested that this was a case which might with propriety be submitted to the consideration and sympathy of the Colonial Legis- lature, and a petition, of which we append a copy, was accordingly presented to the Assembly by Mr. Hart on the 24th January; was received and ordered to be printed; but on the 1st February Mr. Hart's motion that "the petition of Mrs Eliza &nbsp; Lockyer, be referred to the Select Committee on Grievance's, for their consideration and report" was negatived on a division by 29 ...
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. [Newspaper Article] — Bell’s Life in Sydney and Sporting Chronicle — 2 March 1861
LOCAL INTELLIGENCE. ? Tire FntsT BOUT.-Ono of .thoso pleasingVe-unions which usunlly murk tho advent to ofllco of New Lord Muyors, now Governors, end other personages of dis- tinction, took plnco nt Darlinghurst on Monday. The guests consisted of tho elite of Codkntoo Island Society ; and, os tho entertainment wets givort chiefly to celebrate tho return among them af ono of their "lords for lifo," Mr. Clarke, and his travelling companion Mr. Cava- nagh, tho ' number of invitations was limited, the select party hoing confined to tho particular friends. of thoso two gentlemon. ' Haying hoon Hpccially invitod to '.'bring their work, and spend n long day, . tho company bogan to arrivo nt an carly hour j and tho proceedings of this joyous fostira), though'Bhorn somewhat of lustre by tho unavoidablo absence of tho renowned individuals in whoso honor thoy wore held, woro commenced by drinking tho health and happiness of that bidwnrk of freedom and representativo of royalty, " tho Shoriff."...