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THE RING . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

THE RING . The Great Fight BETWEEN - HAKKV IJKOOME A . VI > H . Aititr OUMK FOR 500 POUNDS , AND THE ClIAMIIONSIlII OK E . NOI . AXD . This fight came off on the 18 th of April , and created tremendous excitement . Before proceeding to the particulars of the fight , a short history of the men may not be uninteresting . Harry Broome was born in Birmingham in 1826 , and is consequently in his 27 th year . He is a younger brother of Johnny Broome , and , like that clever tactician , gained his first ideas of the use of his bunch of fives in his native town . His first battle was with Fred . Mason ( the Bull Dog ) , Broome winning after a well contested battle of eighty-one minutes , during which thirty-nine rounds were fought . The mill took place at Northfleet , October 11 , 1843 , and was for £ 50 a side . Broome s weight was little over 10 st , while Mason was about flst 8 lb . In the following year , Harry was matched against Joe Rowe for £ 50 aside , at 10 st 4 lb ; and...

Publication Title: New York Clipper
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THE BROKEN VOW [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

THE BROKEN VOW HAimr DUNSTAN was the younger son of a younger son ; a colonel in the army , who thought a man provided handsomely for his offspring when he bought a commission in the Guards . But Captain Dunstan was not of the same opinion ; expensive in his habits , thoughtless and extravagant in his ideas , the gaming-table , the turf , and the dice-box supplied him with temporary resources . His father , after having paid his debts half a dozen times , refused to do anything more for him , And soon after died , leaving him , according to the technical expression , without a farthing in the world , i . e . with aboulithree hundred a year . • Ditstan was advised to marry an heiress , whicljho was perfectly willing to do . After one < z two disappointments in England , he receied an invitation from a General Campbell , who had been a friend of his father , to spenl the shooting season at Cumlin-Dhu , a beiutiful romantic place in the Hi ghlands . Thitifer Harry Dunstan pr...

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T - V " Sad , 0 sad was their fate , " [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

T - V Sad , 0 sad was their fate , The loss of the barque William and Mary , with nearly two hundred emigrants , has cast a sad and solemn gloom o er our city , where many of the friends of the lost resided . We are getting so accustomed to these periodical visitations of death in its wholesale form , that we already wonder where next the blow may fall . * •* The Championship . See Sporting Department for a full and accurate account of the recent fi ght between Broome aud Orme for the Championship .

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All of the Oldcu Time . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

All of the Oldcu Time . The following paragraphs , relating to the earl y history of New York , will no doubt be interesting to our readers . Times have sadly changed since then , but it is very likely tkat the laws then in use were far more faithfull y carried out than those of the present day : In October , 1638 , a female , for slandering the Rev . E . Bogardus , was condemned to appear at Fort Amsterdam , to declare in public , at the sounding of the bell , that she knew the minister was an honest and p ious man , and that she lied falsely . In 1639 , all mechanics and laborers in the service of the company , commenced and left work at the ringing of the bell , and for every neglect forfeited double the amount ot their wageSj to the use of the Attorney General . In 1647 , all tavern-keepers were prohibited from accommodating any clubs , or selling any ardent liquors after the ringing of the bell at nine o clock in the eveninsr . In 1648 , two runaways were summoned into court , ...

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MEETING OF THE B'UOfS [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

MEETING OF THE BUOfS C » jy ^» yei f Mtieatt-T v AIX THE MEMBERS . PRESENT . By fur Special Reporter . The President , was in the cheer , and announced thatlthe . fust thing on the carpet was this here / new railroad bill . Joscy Stityon—Well , if-this , here thing is fust , I moy wo put all the reporters out but the Clippr man , for I don t want a lot o chaps in hire to listen , and then go blab . The Clipper kontbhh . Jokey K i \ r—i . second that ere , for this is a private psc , aud it aint no use to let everybody l » ow what s goin on , no how . The quesjon was put and carried , and Stinson andKiser appointed on the committee to asl the reporters out . This was soon done , iid things went on . Josey Skison—l had a talk with the petishners ft this road , and I told em how we done tlise kind o things , and what I thought itf . vould cost em to get it put through . I told em we charged for rail roads at th < irate of $ 2000 for each one of us , and if tfcy didnt choose ...

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The Aztec Children . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

The Aztec Children . Would our readers imagine that the quarrel , about a year ago , relating to the Aztec children , was got up to order ? The Herald and Mr . Morris had it hot and heavy for a time , and they did really seem to be in earnest . The children are back again , and the Herald does the printing . Is n t this a wicked world 1 • - • - » Fourth of July , Our Aldermanic friends Lave alread y appropriated § 3000 for fireworks , & c . for the approaching anniversary of ourNational Independence . This is as it should be . Boys , get your key-cannons ready .

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ADVICE GRATIS [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

ADVICE GRATIS For Visitors to the Crystal Palace . \ As many thousands of strangers will visit oui city ; during fheVsummer , we have taken the pains to not & dbwn the following jt ems bfadvice for their especial benefit : Doin otmak ^ aDj ^ surly remark if you are jostled about b y the crowds that perambulate our great thoroughfares . Take it all good huiuoredly , even though you mav 1 » carried half a block . out of your way in vour efforts to extricate yourself . We all look for these little drawbacks , and get quite used to them . If you get angry , take care that there s an undertaker s shop handy . In your passage across the streets in rainy weather , don t neglect to give the little crossing-sweeper a penny , otherwise you will need a change of garments . If a brick from a new building ali ghts on your head , don t look up , but hurry on , for you may be sure there s more a coming . ¦ If you take a ride- in our city rail-roaj cars or stages , don t be surprised if...

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The Nine Days' Wonder . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

The Nine Days Wonder . At the expiration of nine days , we ind the excitement , attendant on the late ailroad accident , has settled down into a qiiet and subdued ileling of satisfaction at theresuit . The very wise verdict of the Norvulk Jury should be engraved in letters of bnss , and leather medals awarded to Wie persns composing the Jury . Was money or liq-or plenty in the Jury room ?

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Monkeys . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

Monkeys . Chinese ingenuity has succeeded in teach ing monkeys to gather tea on those spot which are not accessible to man , but at the hazard of life . We employ many of their in New York to follow the ladies up ant down Broadway . + ~* ¦ Indians about . Forty Choctaw Indians , men and womer dressed in their natural costume , arc catmajfl to the Crystal Palace Exhibition .

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UNKNOWN [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

NEW YORK CUPPEB . MAY 21 , 1853 . HARRISON TRENT , PRANK QUEEN , < Proprietor . Editor . ? ADVERTISERS will please call on V . B . Palmer , the American Newspaper Agent , who is our authorized advertising agent . Ilia receipts will be regarded as payments . His office is in Tribune Building , corner Nassau and Spruca streets . Our Terms for advertising at present are only six cents per lino . When wcreacU a circulation of fifty thousand wo shall raise . Communications intended for the Clipper may also be left with Mr . Palmer .

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THE . SKIPPER'S CABIN . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

THE . SKIPPERS CABIN . A TALK WITH OUR FRIENDS AT HOME AND AND ABROAD . We have received numerous contributions from kind friends and correspondents , and have p leasure in making such extracts as we think will be interesting to our rea d ers . A writer sends us the following , and says it is an actual fact ; our readers can form their own opinion , however : A Huesmart Irish lad , about 18 years of age , who had been only two months in this country , was p laced in a country grocery store , where dry goods , Jamaica rum , and such things , were sold . Barney , for that was the lad s name , bad been about two weeks in his new business , when a lad y called and inquired for some buckrum ; Barney , wishing to show himself obli ging and active , seized a lamp and was soon in the cellar , busily engaged in endeavoring to decypher the disfigured marks on the ends of the liquor casks , but without being able to find the article needed , and at length made his way up stairs , saying , as h...

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¦ —¦ ?•¦? The British Commission . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

¦ —¦ ?•¦? The British Commission . We do hope our citizens will retain their senses on the arrival of the English nobility shortly expected here to superintend the British Department of our World s Fair . Let s show these lords and kni ghts that we are not all fit candidates for an insane asylum . The Fishery Question . Which is best—Shad or Porgies ? Answers will be received until the last run of shad .

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Our . Hannah-wussur-is , [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

Our . Hannah-wussur-is , On account of de Anti-Slabery Sciety . -. BY ONE OP DE P 0 ETKBS . Dis great went of de season , was hold in dis city , de week prebus . We have devered to g ib a sucksink and p ashull count of de purseedings , up to de moment of de last minit . Among de * numerous partispants in dis sitin struggle , I may fine , . rop m for de-fol p lerin , case de room wouldn t holdany more ; —dey is as follows : Dere was brudder Garry s son , who was pinted to de chare , cause he noes as much as de brack man . When he got to de chare , he commenced do begin by redein a chapter from de Irish Exdus , to show de simlarity zistin between dem . My brudders and sistern , he said , our enemies say dat all de ablishners is gone in , dat dey hab bin nialated . Before purseding to de latter part of dis discourse , I say dat dis report am a lie , ole as poor Uncle Tom , ( free cheers . ) Dat ole man s name bring de tear drop to your eyes and nose * , wheneber he menshund . ( At dis ...

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THE ART I MOV . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

THE ART I MOV . The Investigation . Examination of Mr . Smith . Mr . Doe—Now , Mr . Smith , are you acquainted with painting as it is practised in this country ? Smith—I am—my father was a housepainter long before I knew him , and , up to the present , I myself have assisted him in a great deal of out-door work . Doc—Look at this picture , Mr . Smith , and say if you ever saw it before , and if so , when ? Smith—I know the p icture well , as-1 assisted in painting it , about two years ago . Doc—What title did you give the p icture ? Smith—We called it the House and Hog , and though you see nothing there but the house , yet the hog is just behind the house , and is painted out of sig ht to make the painting more picturesque . Doe—Did you ever paint any other picture for the Art Union , and if yea , what ? Smith—We painted one called the Beef-eaters —it represented the diningroom of a boarding house , with the boarders sitting round the table , on which was placed a painting of a side...

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The Office Seeker . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

The Office Seeker . The following lines , said to have been p icked up in the Capitol , at Washington , show the trials that office seekers are compelled to endure in their search for a small share of tho loaves and fishes . We feel for them , and hope these , lines may prove exaggerated : I would not live always , I ask not to stay Where visions of office grow less day by day . Where my letters and petitions find no chance of perusal , Where my pleas for an office butineetrith refusal ; That I would not live always , I ask not stay , I ! 11 prove by leaving Washington this very day .

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Challenges . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

Challenges . BOSTON AGAINST NEW YORK . —ENC-LAKD VERSUS AMERICA . A Clipper Race and a Foot Race . We refer our readers to another column for the particulars of those two interesting events , which will probably take place during the ensuing summer . Fun ahcul . The Palace . There will be a busy season in New fork this summer . Already those who have rented or purchased p laces in the . immeliate vicinity of the Crystal Palace are coning money . All sorts of shows will be loated there v and all will do well . On Moiday last , a stranger would have judged thai the big show was already open , for the throngs that visited the spot on that day had to be counted by thousands . We did hope to see the Exhibition opened by the first of June , but we fear it will be lata in that month when the opening will take pace .

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¦*—¦* Cheap Meat . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

¦*—¦* Cheap Meat . Venison is now selling in Faneuil Hall Market , Boston , for six cent ! per pound . —Exchange paper . Well , here in New York , we should consider it deer meat at that . - » . » A Magnet . The Clipper is said to possess such attractive qualities , as to draw pennies out of the pockets of all who come within reach of its influence .

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New Mode of Making Change . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

New Mode of Making Change . Our article in last week s Clipper , in 3lation to the new mode of making chanp , on the dollar * and cents system , seems i > have g iven much satisfaction , and were to people to cany into practice what we ^ sjUaV ^ gested , the satisfaction would be still % ^ ¥ ^ s The Sunday Courier had an article in on ? r \ same subject This is the only city in tl Union , we believe , where , t , he shillings an pence currency is used ;? and now that tl new denominations of coin are being plent full y circulated , we hope to see it abolishe here . Keep the ball in motion .

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TheTnrf . UXION COUKSE , h . I . —TROTTING . [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

TheTnrf . UXION COUKSE , h . I . —TROTTING . Monday , May 16 , match $ 500 , mile heats , liest three in five , in harness . J . Rverson names g . g . Alvarado 12 11 Ulr . ( juakenbush names h . jg . May „ Fly ... . 21 * * Time , 2 : 49—2 : 55 *—2 : 48—2 : 5 o * . TELEGRAPHIC . IHE CONTEST ON THE BUNTING PAKK COURSE POR A PUBSE OF S 2000 . Philadelp hia , May 17 , 8 P . it About one thousand persons were present at tbe Hunting Park Trotting Course to-day , io witness tbe trot between Tacony , Flora Temple , and Black Douglass , for a purse Ot g ofjfHJj mile heats , best three in five , in harness . Tacony was drawn , and the trot was between Flora Temple and Black Douglass . Flora Temple won in three straig ht heats easily . Time , 2 : 32 $ —2 : 35-1—2 : 31 i . Before starting , the horse was the favorite , consequently a large amount of money changed hands .

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Magnificent Clipper Race . j [Newspaper Article] — New York Clipper — 21 May 1853

Magnificent Clipper Race . j NEW VOItK AGAIXST BOSTON—CHALLENGE J- OIi . TEN THOUSAND DOLLARS BETWEEN THE CLIPPER SHIPS YOUNG AMERICA , OF XEW VORK , ASD THE SOVEREIGN OF THE SEAS , OF BOSTON . We extract the following correspondence from tho New York Herald of Monday hist . While wo delight in the friendly trials of speed between American Clippers , we should much prefer to have a shy at some of the fast sailers of England . It will be seen by the following letters , that Mr . Wm . H . Webb , the eminent New York shi p builder , has taken up the gauntlet for New York , by accepting the challenge lately made by tlie owners or friends of the Sovereign of tho Seas , to back her against any ship afloat . The Young America is a new vessel , yet untried , and Mr . Webb must have great confidence in the sailing qualities of this , his last production , to back her against so well proved an antagonist as the Sovereign of the Seas . JAMES GORDON BENNETT , EDITOR N . T . I 1 EKALD . No . 8 S...

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