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Single Wicket Match, between Letby of York and Busby of Bedale. - This much talked of match was played on Monday last, an the new ground behind North-street Walls, York. Mr. J. Simpson, of
York, was umpire for Letby, and Mr. Bowman, of Bedale, for Busby. The fluctuations in betting during the game were great - at the commence- ment, 5 to 4 was offered freely on Letby. Busby's play as a batsman is below mediocrity, consequently he cannot maintain his wicket long ; but his terrific jerking renders it almost impossible for any one to stand against it. He therefore depends not on his ability to obtain a great score, but to prevent his opponent from doing so. Letby having won the toss, put in Busby, who, after obtaining three runs, was bowled out. The game was now considered a dead certainty, and 6 to 4, 2 to 1 , and even 3 to 1, were offered on Letby. He went in, and a very few bowls convinced his warmest backers that small as the score was, it would take some time getting against the common shots of Busby ; the third volley he wounded his man, taking the skin off his knuckles ; the sixth discharge carried away the stumps of "Ebor's Champion" without a run, which made the dead certainly men look rather blue. The odds now changed to 2 to 1 on Bedale, whose "Lion" again went out for two runs. Bet- ting now was even, Busby having most backers. The gunner again went to work and fired with such precision as to render it all but impossible for any man to play thus forward. Letby, however, was more successful in his first innings - he played with greater spirit and quickness, at the same time maintaining his usual caution. He had six runs to obtain to win, and these he scored in fine style from 17 balls. The assemblage was the most nu- merous and respectable ever on the ground. The following is a statement of the game : - Busby's first innings - balls, 7 ; hits, 5 ; runs, 3 ; bowled out. Second ditto - balls, 6 ; hits, 4 ; runs, 2 ; bowled out. Letby's first innings - balls, 6 ; hits, 6 ; runs, 0 ; bowled out. Second ditto - balls, 17 ; hits, 13 ; runs, 6 ; not out. Mary-la-Bonne versus St. John's Wood. - On Mon- day the Mary-la-bonne gentlemen again entered the field at Lord's, with eleven of the St. John's Wood Club. The match throughout proved exceedingly interesting, the Mary-la-bonne Club winning by 24 runs. There were a number of fashionables on the ground, among whom we noticed Lord Suffield and family, and many o'her distinguished supporters of cricket. Lord Hillsborough in the second innings of the St. John's Wood Club was absent, otherwise the match, no doubt, would have been a still closer one. Mr. Kynaston scored 34 ; he was in excellent play. In the second inning Captain Sullivan and Mr. Buller made an admirable display. The latter commenced with fetching five by one hit, and was going on with almost equal excellence when he was run out. Sir H. Cotton played very spiritedly, and in his second innings scored 12, with four hits. The St. John's Wood Club commenced their innings by putting in Messrs. Elt and Smeed. Some more than ordinary good batting ensued, which was continued for some time. Mr. Abdy also added considerably to the score ; but the other gentlemen were not so fortunate. - Bell's Life in London, June 1. A match was played on Twyford Down, on Wed- nesday, between eleven players of Winchester and eleven of Alresford, for twenty-two sovereigns ; but, owing to an accident, it was not played out. At the conclusion of the first innings the Winchester men had scored 80 runs, and the Alresford 121. In the second innings the Winchester had scored 38 runs with only two men out, when one of the Alresford men of the name of Privett, received a violent blow from the ball, upon which one of the Winches- ter men, by the name of Purchase (then taking his innings), ran forward to his assistance, and was instantly put out for leaving his wicket. This was considered by the "Wintonians" as an undue advan- tage, to which they could not submit. The Alresford men persisted, however, that Purchase should go out ; but no other man would take his bat, and there ended the play. - [According to the rules of the game, the player was out ; and the umpire having acknowledged such to be the fact, the Winchester party were bound to continue the game, however "harsh" the conduct of their opponents might appear. In not doing so, they lose the match.] - Bell's Life in London, June 1. The Oaks Stakes' of 50 sovs. eacli, 96 subs. wXs.won by Pussey, an outsider, on the 30th of May. The following account is from Bell's Life : — -' , ?. ,. , .,_. Belting!— The odds' on the. bieakii|g-u|) , of the ring were as follows :— 5 to 2 agst. Coiilloii (ttken', 7 to 3 n-ist. Louisa, 13 to 2 ajjst.'- May Dny, 9 to I agst. Pickle, 11 to. 1 agst.' Ziilinia, 20 ip I agst. Hnsscy; 40 to 1 agst.- l-eHglitt'iil,'.'4fl''t6.'.i' agst. Rosalie, and '50' to 1 aj-st.1 Slight ;';'8Cttrc'ely, % any' thing done about the last three. I'litaey only came into the betting on the moi iiing of the race. ' Tlie s|ieculation on this stake wag heavy at filr and starts; but taken from : its coniinenccinenL-ru the fin'uli, did not receive a tiihe bestowed on the Uer'ljy. Mr. Uralker- marc, Cotillon, was backetl to a jarjie amount on the strength of her two-year old r'uhujtig, whUli was undoubtedly, very superior ; it id admitted, however, that she «ns a little off in the early pat t of the year, and, aa . ii consequence, short of work':::Hmanj 'bciiig imliiced^by this to bet against her. Mr. Walker backed her at 25 to 1, and at the intermediate prices, till -she reached 7 to 1 to win £30,000— hedged at 4 to 1,, and stood the winning of £10,000 or £12,000 to the losing of nothing. Velocity belonging to tlie same gentle tlin n u'iia ? it tli a , flatf b Ittt t txrrhl* a li.kt*-lni»n 4V-a«-
clnys ago, Mr. Walker, by a kind ot Jatality,' hav ing pievioiisly liad two promising Derby colu put hort de combat, viz. Delirium, .who broke : his hoof, and Alaiic, who died last year! 'J lie gt eat strength vf Cooper's stable, at the close ot'. the last season, and li.er race for the Pi endeigast, placed Rosalie in a iiroiniiient position in the odds, and she found plenty of support eis; the' Spring »uiiHine;, how ever, upsetting all calculations, founded on- the ipsults of the October Meetings, sent her to Hie right about, -Lord UernerV tilly n!)in:j up Hie, vacancy in the betting ns second favourite, with strong public recommendations. '? Forth's lot was powerful in number, - and. had- several backets'; Pickle, too, had been so well preserved during tlip winter, that her friends anticipated she. would be enabled to give her opponents pepper as well as mu&tard. Lord.Jevsey's Flycatcher, a fine racing like filly, wns highly, spoken of, but w tut ami»s, and did not start. The field was much smaller than was expected a few days since. ? ? ' At half-past two, the lot were mounted for start ing, but it was. not until after three that they got off, owing to the rcstivencss of Cotillon, who jumped over the ropes twice, capered about, and evinced any thing rather than a disposition to face her horses ; the Slight Hlly was alsi- very fid getty ; so lliat between the two, the starter hail no little trouble to get them away. On ?going ofT, Nell G wynne took the lead, followed by Piddle Paddle, Kosalle, and Louisa, in the rear of whom wtre Pickle, Ztilima, May Dny, Jenny Mills rillv, Co tillon, Pussey, flight, and Delightful, lying in a ruck. In this order they weut till near the turn, where Nell Gwynne gave up the lend to Itosnlln, and diopt astern, Rosalie carried it on round Tuttenham Corner, where she also fell off, the riimihiK being taken up by Louisa, with May Dav well up with her, nnd l'ickk- at the IhUci's quar ters; behind these were Zulimn, Jenny Mills, Delightful, and Slight. Cotillon here endeavoured to get to the front, ran a few strides, i.nd stopt; Sister to Inihar and Sultana filly were beaten at the same time. Half way between the road nnd the distance post, Moyce, who was on May Day, found his mare falter, and Wheatley declares that he heard the bone snap: she dropt instantly, hav n« broken her near fore leg short in two, tho hone being protruded thruiigh the skin, by which alone the limb hung together. Uoycc was thrown forwnrd on his head, but escaped unhurt. It is n providen tial circumstance that the mare was running next the rails insidp, or the hindmost horses could not possibly have avoided her; as it was, Pickls and
Deligli'irtil had wime tliflieitlty to got out ofthe way. On geniiiK ch-nr of -May Day, Loi»i*n was by lif c seltV Pickle being successively pa-sed by the .louny Millsliily, Ziilimu, Slight, and Dcligh fill, 1'nssey k.upiug aloof till near the Grand Situncl, bill, all the time evidently havinij the r.tcc in h ind. Site now r.'m by Lmha, matt won very cleverly liy a length. Louisa was second,' Jeiiny . Mills tliiril, Zulima fonith, Sl:j»ht fifth. Pickle, nnd ^e'i^htful running in so closn together, that it i-t doubtful which was sevptitli. Thn others cnine liume in a body, with the exvcjiiion of Sultana auil Ki»ter tn Ililli.ir, « ho wei o tailed oft'. We should stute, tliut ?nt lbs time of the ncci-l-;ut ^l»y Day was piiilin^ hard, ami looking mare like, a winner lliiiu nny otltor horse in the raci1.; she wus killed as soon its she could be. «ot o(T the course, nud on our roud home we passed her in a knacker's cart. The pace wiis inoderutf for the first two hundred yariN, but afterward.s becunic very good. \l lu*n tlin result . of Ilia race whs piononnccd, Mr. Cosby, ulioi.nn 'general favourite, wns cheered by- the imbU-meu and gentlemen in Ihc tit own ill's hlfiiul ; lie. wins i'oODO by beis.the stakes iifttii-j» him £2.'i25 mn e. ? l'ussey liiu it very bad niiiru last season, recoiving ' lumps of weight' .from horses of the same year,' without being able to get her head in front Tim great inipiovcmunt in her form iliu-s threat credit to her trainer, i\Ir. W. Dny, and will help to reniovn the existing projudicc ngninst Ascot lion 111 as a training grotiuii. She is got by l'olli-ont of Valve byUob Boby out of 'Wire, Suiter to Whalebone by 'Waxy out of' Penelor.e, -S:c. &c. VThenttendnnce on Thursday, to see tho race for' tho .Derby Stakes, was the ' most numerous nnd TiishionubltJ tliut has been known in Kjisom for many yeajvs.r'jn addition to tho names ulreudy mentioned 'there wpropresentr— the Prince? of Snxe Coburgv 'Duke do Kichelieu, Mr. Charles Lnfutte, Duko nnd Duchess of Cleveland, Murqiiissniid Mnrchioness of Tnvistock, Karl nnd Countoss of Wilton, I'.url of Albeihurle. Sir Jnmes Gruhiun, Sir Chnrlos Manners Sutton/Mr. E. G. Stanley, and the Kurl of iMul grnve. . , ? - : . Tho raco commenced at a ([uaiter past three, nnd the following horses started, — Mr. liutson's Plennipotentiary, by EinilHus ; Duke of Cleveland's Shillelagh, by St. Patrick ; Lord Jersey's Ulencoe, by Sultan ; Mr. Wiitt's b. c. ' Jinbustes, by Blstcklock ; Sir i\f. Wood's' brother to Murpessn, -by Mulev; (Vlr. A'nte's ch. c. Uentley, by Uuzzard ; Captain Gardner's br. c. by Whale bone; Duke of Rutland's br. c. by Bizarre, out of young Bnrossu ; Sir CJ. Hemheote's b. c. Nisus, by Velocipede; Lord Oxford's c. 'Paris,- by Waterloo; .Mr. Greatrex's br. c. by .Lottery, out of i'riillu; fllr. Saddler's b. c. Defensive, by Defence ; Mr. Cosby 's b. c. Stradbally, by Reveller; Mr. Hoiildsworth's b.-c. Darius, by Sultan ; Captain Hunter's ch. c. Alurotlo, by .Citistuvus ; Air. Gully's gr. c. ? Viator, by Stumps ; Duke, of Grnfton's ch. c. Olympic, by lleveller; i\lr. MilU's brother to Knte, by Ltipdojj ; Lord Lowther's c. by Hoveller, out of Trictrac ; Jlr. JC. Peel's ch. c. Noodle, by iiodlamite; Mr. W. Kdwards's b. c. Intriguer, by Reveller; Duko of Cleveland's b. c. Cuiirdinn, by Cutton. ? The stakes wore 50 sovereigns each, h. ft.; colts, 8st. 21'*. Mile und a half. Second horse to receive 100 guineas, nnd the winner to pay 100 sovereigns towards tho cxpouces of Police officers. ISM sub scribers. , No rube since the famous one between Cudlund, the Colonel, nnd 'Zingunee, hns excited so much interest. The betters from ihe North backed liu bastes heavily. There were mnny nlso who bet on Shillelagh.' Plenipotentiary, Shillelagh, nnd G'lencoe were the chief Ncwmurket' favourites. Just before the nice begun, the butting stood ns follows : 5 to 2 ugiiinst Plenipotentiary. ' 3 to-1 ? Shillelagh (taken.) ? 7 to 1— ? Uubnstes 10 to 1 — ? : Glencoe. . 18tol— : ? — 'Comet.' 20 to 1 — ? Bentley. -.- 25 to 1 — ? Intriguer. ? 2o to X — ; — Defensive. 2:- to 1 ? : — Jjrjther to Afarpessa. 50 lo J. ? ? Viator. , CO to 1' ? ? ? Unrosa. Thero wns five false starts, but nt last tho horses got off pretty well together. Glencoe nnd IMenipo being first oflV:they ran togethor a few yards, when Couoily gradually stopped his horsu till Intriguer, Darius, Puris, brother to Kate; und Strndbnlly, inter venedy between him nnd Glencoe. Shillelagh lay more forward than is usutil with Chifney, who had a well-founded drend of-PIcnipotentiarv : Bubutes wns also up with the foremast horacs, but never mnde any show in front. In the above order they went nt n good pneo till nenr the mils, where Pleni potentiary was lying in sido, the six or seven horses first named being so placed that he wns left only the fillnir'n nf' oririMr rniind flinill ni* irnifino* till lliot* enlif ?
this opportunity was afforded him buforo hu renched tho turn, and he immediately dashed through the opening, coming round .the corner behind Darius, who was next to -Intriguer and Glencoe, thn two leading horses. ' Hera Shillelagh and lientley began to ge'tnioro forward, nnd the pnee became exceed ingly severe A t the rpnd , Darius dropped oft', and Plenipotentiary, passing' Intrigues, went up to Glen coe's quarters, ran with him till ho found that he wns ben ten, and Chifner coming up, went right n-hond halfway up the distance, and won in a canter by two lengths. '811111610511 defeated Glenuoo about half ii length, tho hitter beating lientley by n length ; Intriguer was fifth,.:J-arius 'iixth, nnd behind these were Uubtntos^iUid Morotto.'; The first horses beaten were Guardian' 'and 'brother'.'-' to Marpcssh, nor did Unrrosa, Paris, Strndbnlly, Nisus. Trullu, Comot, ^-roodle, brother to Kato. or Trio rac cut a much bettor figuro nt the finish; Olympic, Vintor, and Defensive, were in the middle, but all were benten off frcm tho first three or four. 'The result, therefore,- was the following. Plenipotentiary.. ? 1 Shillelagh.'. ...... ? ... ..'.' 2 ??'?' ';' G^encoo. . . . ? .' ? 3 ? The.pthers were not placed. . 'I tie satisfactory to' udd,' saith tho Turfhistorian, '? that it was a true-run' Iionest race, that the best liorse won, and that the two favour.tes were first and second. Plenipotentinry was the ' gentleimm's horse,' — that is, he was' backed lo large amounts by nearly the whole of the noblemen und gentlemen who nre in the habit of attending tho Newmarket meet ings; nnd -his running proves that he is what Mr. Batson always declared him to be — the finest nnd best horse thnt has been seen on tho English turf for muny yenrs. Mr. Batson wins about £5000 in ud dilion to the stakes, which amount to £3-100 clenr.' Tlio3e who have backed Plenipotentiary for the St. Leger will be glad to hear that he is not to be sold, on any terms whatever. The* winner of the Oaks was originally pur chased for about seventy pounds, nnd thought to be no great- ' c'ntch.'* ... ' .Count M. won a tlionsntid on the Dorby ; this is as it bliould be, one 'Plenipotentiary bacUing another. c ' , eonelly*»=ride fur .tlie' Derby has netted him nearly a thousand pounds. Mr. Batson stood three hundred. . . ; ? ?-.-??.? 'Ilie'Chifneys are stated to have declared it as their belief, that Shilclnh is a better liorse than Priam,' and that Plenipo is a stone better tlmn anv oilier horse of his age 1 ? ? : ' * Strndbnlly is declnred by the pnrty to have bcpn tiicdTlb. better than Pussey ! U'hat must Plenipo be ? - - ' ?
?The Standard gives with glowing expressions of pious gratitude, an account of u speech supposed to have been delivered by the King in roply to a con gratulatory address presented to him pn Wednesday by the Archbishops of Canterbury aud Armagh.- The Standard believes that the following were tho very words of the King, but does not mention tho nnme of tho reporter. ' 1 have been, by the circumstances of my life, nnd by oonviction, led to support toleration to the utmost extent of which it is justly capable ; but to leration must not be suffered to go into licentious ness ; it hns its bounds, which it is ray duty nnd which I nm resolved to maintain. I am, from the deepest conviction, attached to the' puro Protestant faith which this Church, of which I tun tho temporal head, is tho human means of diffusing nnd preserving in this land.. . ' . . ' 1 cannot forget whnt wns the course of events thnt plnood my family on tha throne which I now Jill. These events were consummated in n revolu *tion which was rendered necessary, and wns affected, not, ns has sometimes been most erroneously stated, merely for tho sake of the temporal liberties of tho people, but for the preservation of their religion. It wns for the defenco of tho religion of tho country thut wivs made the settlement of the crown, which has placed me in the situation that I now fill ; nnd thut the religion, nnd tlie church of Knplnud nnd Ireland [Ireland with peculiar empha sis,] the prelates of which nre now before me.it is my fixed purpose, determination, and resolution to nmiutain.
' The present nishops, f anv quite satisfied (fund mm rojoictnl toheur from them und from all, tlio same of the clorgy in-goiier.il under . their governance,) h:ive never been excelled at uuy period of the history of our church bv any of their predecessors in learn ing, piety, or zeal, in the disehnrge of ihoir high duties. If there nrn any of the inferior arrangements in the ili-icipliiH) of the church, which, however, _ I greatly doubt — [the expression of doubt was again delivered by his Alajesty with great emphasis] — that require nmsndment, I have no distrust of tho readi ness and ability of the prola'es now before me to correct such things ; and to you, I trust, they will bo loft to correct, with your authority unimpaired and umlmckled. '? I trust it will not ho supposed that I am speak ing to you n speech which I have got by heart. So, I urn declaring to you my real nnd genuine duuiiments. I hnve almost completed my (i!)th yenr ; and though ble.ssod by God with n very rare measure of health, not having known what siclcufm is for some yenrs, vet I do not blind mpaulf to the plain nnd evi 'ont truth, that increase of yenrs must tell largely upon . me when sickness shall coino. I cannot, therefore, expect that I -shall be very long in this world. It is under this impression thnt I tell you, thnt while I know thnt tho law of tho land consider it impossible that I should ilo wrong — that while 1 know there is no earthly power which can call me to account — this only makes me. the more deeply sensi ble of the responsibility und*r which I -stand to thnt Almighty Being, before whom we must nil one day appear. When that day shall come, you will know whether 1 am sincere in the declaration which,! now make, of fir.n attachment to- t!is church, nnd resolu tion to maintain it. ? . : ' I hhvp spoken more strongly than usual, hecnuso of unhappy circumstances that have forced themsolvcs upon the observation of all. 'Tho threats of those who nre enemies of the church, make it the more necessary for thuso who fpel their duty to that church to spenk out. The words which you hour from me nre indeed spoken by my mouth, but they flow from my lipnrt.' ? ' The Standard ndds — . ' His Majesty wns affected to tears during the delivery of this declaration, aud concluded the inter view by inviting the prelates to partake of tho Holy Communion with him ut the chapel royal on Tuesday the 22d of June.' Effects of a bad Cold.— Mr. Crockford lost £18OO on the Derby and Oaks, from his having such a bad cold on the Oaks day as to be unable to make himself heard when he wished to lay against Pussey. "What brute is that, John?" asked a gentle- man of Day, as he was entering his mare just before starting for the Oaks. "Pussey, Sir; and I'll take your five and twenty ponies to one that she wins. " "Done,'' eagerly replied the gentle- man, thinking it a good thing, but "honest John" shoved bis head in first mid nibb'ed the cash. All-is Iuvernrity, of the Theatre lioynl, Covont Guvdon, wasmari-it-il in Jn:n», at St. Giles's Church, - to .Mr. Marty n, of the same Theatre.