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  2. Buying a Horse and Ringing the Changes.

    A few months ago, a farmer named Hodges, who had attended Oxford Market, and who, no doubt, bad been seen to come out of Messrs, Merrell's Bank, was accosted by a gentlemanly ...

    Article : 728 words
  3. Sports at the Cape.

    RECENT arrivals have placed us in possession of the latest Cape Town papers. War still seems to be the favorite field sport in that locale, but, nevertheless, the Turf and the chase are not ...

    Article : 858 words

    GENTLEMEN,--Observing in your last paper that a rille match is to take place at Martin's, Rose Bay, on Monday next, and knowing that many are ambitious to become good shots, I offer the ...

    Article : 1,072 words
  5. The Magistrates and the Pugilists.

    WE have promised our Sporting friends to recur to the crusade which the Sydney Bench have lately threatened to wage against both the professors and patrons of ...

    Article : 2,855 words
  6. Logic Proper and Ladies' Logic.

    THERE is as much difference between logic proper and ladies's logic as there is between a Polka-pelisse and a macintosh. For supposing, as ladies, we believe, generally suppose, all logic ...

    Article : 529 words
  7. THE TURF.

    The long talked of sweepstakes of £25, or £5 forfeit between Mr. Tait's Lamplighter, Mr. Derlout's Momus, Mr. M'Intosh's Bolivar, and Mr. F. Smith's Scratch, came off on the Bathurst ...

    Article : 202 words
  8. The Stellenbosch Club.

    And pray what is the Stellenbosch Club? ask our Sporting friends. Why according to our whimsical cotemporary, Sam Sly, it is the Racing Club of the City of Cape Town; and ...

    Article : 333 words
  9. Sporting Miscellanea.

    THE TORRENS TROUT.--The little Torrens trout is quite a pattern to his English brother, being ready to take the bait at all seasons and during all changes of the weather. The English ...

    Article : 262 words
  10. The late Pugilistic Display in Pitt-street.

    GENTLEMEN--Differences of opinion will naturally be entertained as to your recent strictures on the interference of the Sydney Magistrates in respect to the late Prize Fight at Cook's ...

    Article : 191 words
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