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  2. THE TOURNAMENTS.

    THE chess and draughts tournaments.—these trails of skill have progressed towards their conclusion. It new appears almost certain that Mr. Watts and Mr. Wyvill will be the ultimate chess championss; Mr. ...

    Article : 109 words
  3. PEDESTRIANISM.

    In all respects, as regards cold water bathing and diet, the training for this exercise may be identical with that for rowing. Whether the subject is to compete in running or walking, a light run before breakfast for half an ...

    Article : 982 words
  4. SHIPPING.

    May 9—Lady Bird (s), A. White, from Portland, Port Fairy and Warrnambool. Passengers—cabin: eleven; and forty in the steerage. James Henty and Co., agents. ...

    Article : 1,185 words
  5. WOOL CIRCULAR.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 1,128 words
  6. THE CHAMPIONSHIP.

    A NEW MATCH.—SAYERS AND THE TIPTON SLASHER.—Our readers will be glad to hear that a match has been made between Tom Sayers and the Tipton Slasher, for £200 a side and the Champion's ...

    Article : 46 words
  7. THE RING.

    [?]McCONNELL AND BRADLEY.—A correspondent informs that a Match has been made between these men for £25 a side. FRED. SMITH AND BOURKE.—We have received from ...

    Article : 160 words
  8. PRICES OF HUNTERS IN ENGLAND.

    While a thousand guineas for blood-yearling is becoming on everyday occurrence, the rage for giving that price for hunters has quite died away; we have not heard of such a figure since it was refused both for ...

    Article : 626 words
  9. THE RING IN OLD ENGLAND.

    Our renders who are admirers of the truly national sport of boxing must still have in their minds a vivid impression of the game and protracted struggle between Tom Sayers and Aaron Jones some few week back, in ...

    Article : 4,196 words
  10. FIGHT BETWEEN JAMES MACE OF NORWICH AND WM. THORPE, FOR TWENTY-FIVE FOUNDS A SIDE.

    This battle came off on Tuesday, 17th February, on a well-known tilting ground, and from first to last was carried out with the greatest order and regularity. Thorpe, who was the first to enter the arena, was ...

    Article : 1,414 words
  11. HEN OF THE TIME.

    In a conspicuous position on the government benches of our now Parliament, the visitor to that assembly will perceive a restless little figure; now sitting with his hands joined across his knees and rocking to and fro, ...

    Article : 467 words
  12. CITY MARKET INTELLIGENCE.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 704 words
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