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Bells Life In London And Sporting Chronicle (Newspaper) - December 25, 1880, London, Middlesex Bills life in december 3 is Mutch to Iron Monaco to moral Tinsma yacht club Tiev sew thames i och i themes yacht san new Ali area yacht Ana ii Lew Titan us to la Kun Al thames club match to particularly requested that All Deposit no made in Parson May be addressed to the and not personally to any member of the we shall be obliged by secretaries of rowing dubs and others forwarding their reports which be written on oneside of the paper Only Early As in to ensure reports of club matches rowed on saturday or monday ought to reach on at Tat latest by thursday Hwy Wabb at 8 Man put 7 Brodat s Man pest b Simon 10 40 la Pitu i Man put 13 1 Man put 1 8 bred part 61 Man Patt 10 29 Man past i and december sculling 17 an ant of is ogling and Brar and Garter to University aquatic c by Otje bowh8 the president of the Odic took a Crew from Oxford to Sandford and after the trial eight containing no less a personage than or the president of the Cambridge boat who rowed pole Bra senae being Young Corpus Disney Hertford Dunning enter Kindersley Exeter Buck Hertford Higgins Magdalen and Lyon Hertford the Cir Oboh Abir doff to huh Bham Berbo spot Jack of staircase in thelner of statements Hal rooms which Tomen of proclivities As were the mass of Jsck manifold and Remote from the presence of Only one of the and be Only partially resident being an old married who had is Loco habitation away beyond Breezy on certain generally unpleasant evening in the Early Patt of december in the tear of Grace filled choke full with the usual that was wont to affect the hosts Jack sooth to a very epitome of the character described by St fan As being All things to All men and except to the then rising school of whose theories and practices he was outspoken in declaring be stand at any even carried his opposition so far As to Start frown his sea tin when one of the More advanced of was1 in an audible whisper inquire with much feigned concern whether the Postner did not require medical to Jack alone was accorded the Alt tto unheard of privilege of College for i before l Chape tean in Alhaj Over years sea Demtd from re w wer known some Edna Jar abstruse and to till lie tinkling of the Chape idl in mooned Hlaj f o his Briw hav a Mart net in is attend Sam knocking l n urn Ati Ati Retno Tanacea Oxford o the Cambridge president taking an i in the although is Only in keeping with Ibe reciprocal feeling usually exhibited by the towards each might oftentimes serve As a pattern to whether in this or other departments of 1 the Lime when the Well known supporters of Thomas Egan of Cam gentleman honourably associated with thu journal or May used 10 coach the Oxford later the celebrated or George Morruon forgot in to Unith of dark Bine a Cheesea the be took rom pure lore of the Banks of the and by his perseverance Ena abilities brought must to such b elate of perfection to their rowing that their colours were teen ascendant at Mortlake in afm Raspallo nine Long years Fon Ramom Law Cambridge the win Wayand then were i shall be very to know if the Bill the Regala Lim of a tical dealt with at length in my a few Weeke and we Jefe it should be introduced into familiar sent on pet lion Baa been bulged in the bin iral i shall be unable to these co Biori hid 80 endeared Iek tothe1 draw Oconnoll of the common room to induce even that August body to Overlook or palliate the Many of and for which Hie Worth had earned a notoriety throughout Bis Alma snob was Ibe Presl did Genins Over the company to whom Walter most omniscient and Intro need a fresh Batch of Boi Lesof All and and with Bias sat moist and merry glonc4 Wae paternally and regretfully removing the dead men from the hospitable when through the open Oak stood revealed the Stalwart form and handsome face of the then president of the who bad As merely to have a look in for half an in his capacity As to tee that Hla charges aspirants for in lure Fame twixt Putney and did not the Ron but Betake themselves to their Var none conches at canonical these latter being in Tia instance what Lime Tom should disclaimer jacket Albare was a Good hour yet Irele need bother Hla Blaid about a Cool Claret Neve burling Stern Man of oars was Tai Dit Apollo take the proffered teat on a boats right As a matter of Ell the topics which bad been Bith Nib and Tabeb name had been at once shelved in favour of the Al absorbing one of the relative Vee Laio unt Dotur i find aug of chances of the two Crews forming Ibe Pieta it whence the vacant thwarts in the varsity eight should be and there being in the ensuing term no fewer than five arguments Anent style and Feather and catch and were both multifarious and Percy of who stood 5ft 4in and weighed hard upon and who was throughout the As de Voltag far More Lime to the adornment of his Petty Pearl i to anything else openly wearing i Over his and being under suspicion of Phlp of and Abo As to lib seat in the embryo hav we met two of those who Hia most the merits and demerits of the party a earned a Al canvassed As and actually the magnanimity to retract us Oplus Viand to his own exalted Banda roof the being in truth somewhat under the influence of the Bosy Wae lost in wonder Aad conjectures is to Yon that Fla Hoole picked no rowing revert ing pathetically to the ele dont Yon the it St of from the two latter Fob this alow run from the in is bumper of so said at any claiming to be Balfus Blu Riiho this which the of a a cubing commenced on saturday last Over course Between Wandsworth and Fortney on this occasion slide at were rowed terminating at the metropolitan hallway Steamboat company the remainder and or Kent officiated As 10 ont of 22 heats being As we stated last the prizes ate s Silver Stop Gold and Gold sculls for the first an overcoat for the second and there Are also to be Money prizes for third and fourth or of the White wands being the Drewitt officiated As or Bishop was and below is a the stations counting from the Middlesex bide heat Neesom 46seo 1 station ass sly won easily by three beat Taylor 23sec i station Bellenis Taylor got in front at the and Bellene retired shortly heat bowl non Osseo 1 station finding he a bold not get retired off the heat brass Lack 35sec rowed station station Collis station 4 won by two longi4seo station Pace 2 station Hose won1 by three Rose about a dozen lengths beat Yearman s4sac 1 station Stock 2 station 3 station Dowers the Winner got in front unit above the and won by font beat Perkins 18sk Letarti 1 station Atkinson station Trappu station Healey through starting did not get in front until a Quarter of a mile from after Good race for the remainder of the distance with won by half a that 32seo 1 station Crook Enden station won beat Batlle 60sec rowed the other men engaged in this beat Able to get boats in they will Row in another the Handicap will be resumed and concluded on boxing dec athletic about a dozen Cross country fixtures were set for decision n the metropolitan District on saturday but the majority of them were Only Ordinary and therefore do not Call for remarks some Ware for those of the Clapton Thurlow har let Highgate Southgate my Isle Don the Clapton event supposed to four Miles Bat the new which was used for the first proved considerably abort of that Dis being very Little Over Trine of upset the Bandl cappers calculations and it in not surprising that the Dunning failed to show promo neatly in the no getting nearer than several others of the Beckmark men were also put ont of court through the journey being curtailed of its fair Victory tested with 2mln 20teorwto caught 6min 600 Yards from end won by so the under the is of twelve members contested the Thurlow Harare or which was a seven Miles and an interesting race resulted in skin being returned the Winner both Handicap and the extra prize for making fastest the former be won by Folly half a but the latter was a Moon closer the scratch by the was set far too hard a being Only the Lea harriers race was likewise announced a a four Dulles and Here mistake was made the other he distance being a trifle consequently the scratch should have had a look Bat although be made the Best her could Only Divide third honours with ils Imin the Highgate Loa Tagata Isi Edou harriers runs were and two skin and but the races do not present Iny very noteworthy parliamentary have Charee of the which seems Likely to vastly Benefit the general Public to some the Angling com Muni Trany of my readers impatient to see the Bill bad better Call upon the above named i ant furnish them with every info Mason on such an import ant subject daring the recent october term at i of Harved the rape Santalices of most of the on the in or eights taking Preli Minaei for next torpid which will commence in the various University boat Elba represented will Start in the order in which they left off at the beginning of March but appended to Tea i give the position which they Bald in the summer usually contested in Boater 8ib in summer eights ditto ditto new 4th ditto Pembroke 9tb ditto 6th ditto 7 lit ditto 12th ditto 7lh ditto i8lh ditto 1u i7ih ditto 32 13tb ditto Corpus let ditto ditto new 2 ditto Keble 2 10th ditto St ditto ditto Balliol 3 ditto St 19lh although Hilary or Lent term commences at Oxford on 14th of january when degrees will be Ibe undergraduates will not generally assemble until the lol Date ninth the Springa Inatio Menwill in occupied in the welfare of their torpid Orbat is More in assisting the ewes ten a selection 9kbi of april when the pest Oxford end Cambridge race most probably take or Kinde Retty will Start with the nucleus of a Good year Ltd who bad hardly Ever been afloat in any thing More precarious Roomy about rowing As one railing acc Jontion toot exception to fort individually and Ascot coming up to his idea of what varsity ours should to As Homer Bath Geoffrey known to Rila estonian cover Crit As from his Eller inability to master the in tha no better o he Day having Ever viewed away a Coxen Over the Heythrop Walla or Oxford Shire who honestly confessed Bis incompetence to give valuable so fares be could he Law ground whatever for the last speakers sweeping so the with its varied discussions pro and can waxed until in old of Morton and an entirely departure by objecting to the More fancied mainly on the ground of said oarsman having been a disciple of Lawrence How the said can Yon expect a in Gabeian to know much about when there is no River there much better than tha Cherwell is and Only one crazy old at brow sover two Miles from the that can be used at All of course the Bagby contingent once no in arms in defence of their after much loud and contradictory As so frequently occurs in another the if somewhat tardy dictum of piers whose Jolly face shone like a Harvest Moon through the Halo of to wait and tee the race before making so much recommended itself to All save the most inveterate Ca Villers and and after pledging Tea tout May the beat Crew win with resolved itself into its component atoms and even the bigoted devotee of he fair City of Oxford would be compelled to confess that the purlie us of St St Olds As its denizens Are pleased to contract it toot most delightful of even at the Best of and under most favourable still less would any one care to linger there of each a morning of and mad As that which ushered in the race f or the subset Alliance Booths club the members of ibis club rowed their annual christma1 fou roared Bace on saturday and the course was from Putney to Fulham stations counting from he Middlesex Shore station 4 Mills Jan Cox 1 station 2 Allen Dunn station 3 fone Whypp station 1 Botard Posu coi 4 after a level Start Allen was the first to show fone Mills Bastard this order was maintained till off the where Mills passed being a length behind off Ralphs the last arned once More took Strond Bastard at Wandsworth Mills quickened up served by the passed and a Little further on Heie Wigmore bad to go wide to avoid Tome and fone and area went but Mills was soon at work and passed and went on in Pursuit of after a severe Mills just got Home tint on the fone a length behind and Bastard two lengths behind a hath Abd Fob a to note of comparatively unknown William Smith and Joseph both of rowed an open boat on the from the High level Bridge to Waterloo for a on Bat a Mere on sided affair we have not seen for upon the score of experience Smith had an As he bad previously rowed one in with a lengths Concession at the be Defeated Joseph Burns of while this was formers Maiden the latter is 23 Yean of stands set 7jin in and scaled 10t his opponent being 22 years of 5ft 7jin while be brought Down the beam at the present the result of some chaff was arranged weeks and the once Wen into training for Smith took no Bis residence at Bia Chiel and waa looked after by Matthew Forster being located at or the Bath Scotswood under the care of James of the Low Elwick boat three Oclock was the hour fixed for the and Al that Lime the weather was very but the Ance of spectators was not so Large is we have been Recua above will fall i which ease he has to the wine above How Tomed there was some crowding on the different the Adverse state of the nor the unsavoury approaches thereto had the least f Fleet in stemming constant Stream of flowing towards and Over Folly to Routs to flee the much canvassed contest and the most part either downright riparian or else eager by Book or Crook to earn a shilling from the very men whose Heads they had punched con Omore in the previous Novembrio to essay the passage of the Pollard that some of plenty of Goodmen to choose As exemplified in the recent trial the Only scullers now work on the thames Are Banian and and Godwin sad Jock All of whom Are hard at work p wind and either of the Macbee at then i not record in of Specula i hear that a bet of to Baa been booked on but 1 shall be surprised if there is Ever much betting on the which is fixed for Jan a Clergyman of Belleville has bad presentiment that Hanlan will be so i suppose we May consider it the Canadian bad better have gone to Bis Ossre glory awaits after be so conclusively Defeated t understand that Captain the hero of the Chan intends to engage in another swim next Bat this time it will not be in the Seil tank at the Westminster having invaded he now purposes giving the distressful country and will attempt to Mem from hol Hoad to be states test he is unite confident of accomplishing his which is As nearly As possible 70 Miles As the Crow and invites All who May feel ambitions in the matter of Long to join Issue in his to Knock All previous aquatic performances on the while on the subject of swimming feats i my mention that a Young Soldier named John Hilton made a bet last sunday afternoon of a gallon of Beer that be would swim through a a Quarter of a mile in on the Leeds and Liverpool canal in 20 a keen Frost had prevailed for several consequently the water was Low despite the advice of one thoness adders be persisted in the attempt when nearly sloths other end of the Tunnel from Nice he started Screan twas and the poor fellow his body Quarter of an hour at the coroners held on Adderley was censured by the the Soldier to enter on the rash but Ubau know that it is a very difficult matter to prevent a pro Bably had been from entering non Safe i it dangerous for Rainy years it has Beau customary for the members of the serpentine swimming club to offer prize for an open 100 Yards swimming to be swim in the ser hide on the morning of Christmas on several occasions the ice has had to be one enthusiastic admirer of ibis annual custom keeping a Hatchet for the sometimes the ice bae been so thick that the race could not Tike and once when the Lake was being clued out the Rente was changed canal in the neighbourhood of there Are 11 and the meet is announced for at the old where the usual painful of ram and milk will doubtless be dispensed to the Early risers with the accustomed hospitality of the in Scotland the club at Glasgow hold a similar meet ing on new years i might mention owing to the severe that serpentine club race did not take place 1878 oils to but there Doea not seem to be any doubt this year about its taking but the two steamers which had been chartered to accompany the on their journey Only received limited the Newcastle waa the offi Cial and carried or John of the Northern rowing Clu bras and the Clef supporters of the men but there was very Little Naines transacted Over the Issue at be even if slightly route Brough Bigley to Ibe hearts of Johnian bad Liry to the Content to entrust my Mittra Dirrig epee Clumsy and in the preliminaries he did no 5 to 2 and 3 to 1 on looked in such Good trim a and evidently done to the but his style was the a cancel who was hard am visit of to the Al Ward of with the object of looking alter la Cocka which is being built t mrs Jewette arrived in Early on tues Day and daring the course of to Day visited scots and and spent the evening with James Percy at Ioe latter private but very newty Neslers Yere aware of the a champions presence amongst and his visit did excite ranch an s v there is Little More excitement or or his presence on when accompanied butt try and one or two other1 be again at a Wuis order for Shell to take Home with the afternoon in Vris driven by or John the chief Constable of Gates to the where he Asp noted so berths the intended to have Tor Anesto the acumen of my Fidas Alee con Dent that Bis proverbial Jack and chicane would enable us both to have and comfortable to nah the astute Alec was the Sphinx personified As to the in which he intended to achieve this Beday academically a Dia Boa and consequently shortly after noon we comfortably ensconced ourselves in one of Charley Symonds and took the Road to much to my when we were Halfway through Alec turned the Pony head Oxford saying in answer to my queries As to this now just you leave it All to me old Man Yon shall see the whole never Ive been running Canning air this while it dont pay to let every one Tumble to ones Little game and not another word did be vouchsafe until we arrived at the Yard in holy Well whence we had set not designing to notice old boar the Bead you is Back or Kerr Alec ordered a and directed the Driver thereof to go like blazes to the upside a Behest so Well carried that just As we issued from the where in pursuance of Bis As yet Undis closed bad taken Tief Tele for some Bourn Nodis Cov Erable by the steamed into the Windy dog Hole which As did duty for a once safely landed in our Alee broke and thus unfolded Bis machinations for our Mutual delectation and and Yon now the Bridge Over the River a Little below non Ebay Bafs my old Man a Sovereign will allay any qualms that May be existent in the mind of the Points Man at the and a Quarter of an hours walk will bring As o my Etem poised grand what do Yon say to my i of course complimented my Friend upon his Maccabi Avedan and we were soon after landed at our As Alee had the Auri Sacra Fatma proved is irresistible is usual in overcoming the scruples of the official in charge of the in a very Short we were safely perched upon our Coign of the buttress in the six foot dividing the no and Down and eagerly scanning the Distant comp of Bushes guat above Abingdon by Jove there from what i can to a splendid quoth Alec for my knowing that no amount of Voigt Lender could induce my so he was facetiously pleased to designate my unfortunate to take in any object so Distant As the then competing is the no Favourite is holding Hople the in Gabeian of so much Only on my even you can see and its a race we Worth twice the Watt fad to a the first sight the compete Lead of his Forward doings Riibe knew to bold even stroke and stroke they rowed up to and under the while the excited equestrians and pedestrians on the splashing through the hereabouts knee with stentorian Shouta urged each Bis special fancy to a the it Mosic a Brg Bys beat jelled the wish possibly being father to the As Bis former school placed another Yard or so to his an advantage certainly due More to the temporary aberration of Booles coxswain than to any real superiority in Comyne As the rival Crews were now dead ahead of us it became impossible for and difficult for Alec to make out their exact relative but at length a Lon drawn and a Hearty Well in deed i of Well gave me the office that the who could not be expected to know much about was showing All Ibe attributes of a finished stroke and consummate rowing with his head As Well As with his straightening Tor the final Bant no to the Island the two we Learnt were dead level about 150 Yards fro the Hoole called opon his men for a supreme and none of them proving but backing him no with a despite an equally Gallant spurt from Romyns and Bis himself a succeed in pleasing a grand tide was running up when the up their and the Westerly Breeze which prevailed did not raise any upper on its an excellent Start succeeded two or three break and for the first so Yards they took stroke for stroke but in the North then pulled too strongly with i and before be got straightened again the Favourite was a Quarter of a length to the Forster offered a Algor on and up to Davidsons Gangway he held Bis i an Bat in doing so be fairly settled am was hopelessly beaten before they had gone a Quarter of a showing much the Smith Drew clean and at hoods jetty be was two lengths in Advance without an Effort be made Bis advantage into four length at the bedbug a and won As he liked by doable tha there was the usual collection for the beaten Man ftjheba1 of we the mortal remains of or death we briefly announced last w a gentle Ian closely identified with Thi history of a natio a a gentleman closely utters on Tyne aide were conveyed to and Shrimpton officiated As and Laid a capital Trail eight Miles of very heavy country in the neighbourhood of at the Start Wilkes and Farron Gdan went off at a Good Tad very soon held a Strong the rear being a Tonga by the in Honse when took despite this slight disadvantage Lawrence Gra dually Cut Down his and at the end of two Miles Bod joined the alter a mile had been covered the Large Field were streaming along in Indian file the firsthand last men Herns nearly half a mile Distant although hard pressed by w and Harrington All the eventually ran in an easy win the following is the order of the first Moa Elsy Smethwick Walsall Motley and so Aldridge Moseley Aldridge Birchfield Walsall Smethwick Aldridge Streli Wick Victory thus rested with the Moseley and it seems curious that the Home party did not Send a stronger lot into the Field to represent As it was the Best of their team had to put no with eighth the members of this club decided their for Miles Handi Cap from Headon arturs on saturday seven of their number taking part in the the which according to the ordnance map is a trifle Over the lays along the Lea towing turning to the right at horse shoe past the Copper Down the Lane of that past the Pilgrim football then to the right through Walthamstow Down Marthon slant and Lea Bridge Road a Complete the limit started off at a rattling but was soon Over hauled by the pair going Neckband Nick till about 200 Yards from when Vizard making a splendid won by 16 Yards from the scratch Man who ran splendidly an j made fastest caught Collet and but could not reach the first the last with raced in for third the Brothers Landing in third names with net Vizard 2min so Sec 1 stain Brooman 2 27mn Heath Imin t 26min Heath t 24mln Cullen 0 Peter Imin 0 27min Sec Harris Imin 0 29mln or Skinner or next mondays London athletic club walking base promises to be a highly interesting no fewer than 43 Well known athletes having been others have in but for some unexplained reason their entries were re notably those of whose time the competitors have to beat in order to obtain special and s Well known Walker and meatier of two or three in or Sinclair Case there is evidently some hidden As Bia entry has been returned non a previous Occa we Mutt confess to being surprised at the action of the committee in the Case of or who waa introduced by no Leas important a personage than or in both int Aneesie seems very after getting to be at the last moment and it cuts especially la mras the immense amount of work be has got through at Lime Bridge was solely for this and from he had not the slightest reason to doubt that Bia entry would be taken in the Ordinary or Sinclair on Tea other is not utterly thrown be match against time coming off the blow no fewer than a dozen members turned no at head the Tolse hid on saturday to contend for the prizes offered by the committee for the closed seven Miles a Start was made at 4 and a Well contested race resulted As skin Loaec 1 Taylor skin 2 i Taylor 3 Way 0 Millen 0 Lydiard 0 fell att 4mln 0 Bisshopp 6min so Sec 0 Browne 6min 0 Beasley Lydiard 4min 0 and Fisher the Lon Start men held their own for the first three after which master worked his Way to the closely followed by Taylor and and maintaining Bia advantage to the finished about 30 seconds in front of the second 150 Yards dividing second and the time won by waa a very close a who was very heavily Handi lost it by Only 10 messes Budge and Ellett Laid the and or Brown acted a timekeeper and this race against the enemy is an attempt to walk 21 Miles in three and the Effort was to Nave been made on but the Lillie Bridge track was in dreadful owing to the that fast walking was utterly ont of the and tha affair to be ii is often said that Yon must go from Home to learn Home we Are not surprised to find the new Fork spor Tinan of ceo 11 coming out with the announcement that at the Lac meeting lost month lock on made a Best on record at 800 Yards by running a dead beat with 25 in 33 unfortunately for our this la not the fastest time Ever made by an i Borough having run 300 Yards at Cambridge five years previously in a Little farther Down the gives particulars of a if performance in by a or Haley in a Quarter mile it seems it was his announced intention to endeavour to reduce the records at 300 and 350 we presume to go on and demo Lish Myers Quarter record As but in this be although he beat the record at the intermediate to give some idea of the Pace be started at we May state that he caught 22 before he bad gone a Hundred and was close no to Eiseman and who started from the 35 Yard when he passed the 300 Yard put in 32 s a fraction slower ban lock referred to fifty Yards further on be caught his the time being 39 but be was done for and could Only get Home in Fil three Yards in front of the we Are can be relied upon As according to tyls Haley must be a promising candidate especially when we take into consideration the fact of his not being quite up to the Mark and taking a bottle of soda water with a stick in it to Correct what Tot Pacific hot dict Les As a rebellious the writer goes on to and in this is fully endorse Bia that or Haley has something More to learn besides the finding ont a remedy for this troublesome por Tion of Hia and that a the utter hopelessness of record smashing at the full Quarter of a mile if he attempts to Cut those at intermediate to beat the record of 300 or 350 Yards it is necessary to run at top Speed and finish at these we do not Lay any stress non Myers performances which have thus been for his times Are no criterion of what be can do if he runs ont for a in Oiher words it to do very nearly level time All the and any one conver Sant with athletic performances knows what a hopeless task it is for any one to go on for an thai 140 Yards after having gone 300 Yards at such a the falling off in Haleys rate of and Bis taking to run 140 or about 7 13 Arda per second after having gone at Ibe rate of 9 1 3 Yards for Sou is Only what must happen to any and every Man who tried the if or Haley in intent upon the making of records be will find if Bia Little experience at the University of California sports has not already enlightened him on the that each distance must be attempted separately in order that he May do his level v annually at the fal Marston old by chords has been in the habit of playing an exhibition match during the week preceding Christmas against one or of the crack and of tvs Day last he selected his fellow and be could not have done As the Chilom she fielder la the beit of form just As City lovers of the game so Aeh Lom get the Chance of witnessing Good it is no wonder that tha company was As urge a every available beat being Richards was in receipt of 300 Points in and although he made one Good break of 103 35 the balls broke very badly indeed for and be waa beaten easily by 356 Points in in Mitchell led off with the customary Richards did like and then1 the former flaked the and made the receiver of the Start rattled up but matters progressed without any feature of importance until punch Lombard called the Richards which Point the scratch manipulated a pretty run of he rot on the spot at but Only made a having knocked together 17 by Allaround he was once again the when he made a but broke Down through playing too this put the Well known Pyramid player on Bia starting at 367 he gradually worked Bia Way no to the and getting behind the red at made three base Apia when he waa out of the and had to fall Back on Allaround ret tie a resumed the spot at and did not fail till Bis 23j having thus compiled 103 22 and three a no Scon from either Sido and by the Aid of a Nursery of cannons ran no strange to another fruitless essay cams from two useful runs of 15 and s3 Fol Lowed and then play fell off considerably until the totals Mitchell the latter Here Drew up with 35 six but still there was no feature of any until Oare from when Mitchell ran in a Fine break of 102 29 Richards responded with after which the scratch Man treated the company to a very Fine having the red left be made three spots when Hia opponents Ball intervened this be dropped into the and then kept holing the red until be had made 64 although the break waa unfinished 220 three and 64 the inter Vil took upon resuming Mitchell added 28 More of the dangerous when a played one too and broke Down for 304 three and 83 the game at the conclusion Mitchell Bic bards a very pretty run of 30 Fol Lowed from the pet dark Bine but ibis availed him having put in after Richards bad failed to the Sheffie Dej compiled another Small break of Matten then progressed slowly null Mitchell was Richards when the former looked like going clean tie got behind the spot at and although twice be bad to go in for hit Allro Odthe table he did not anally ail no til he bad made 77 class spots in a break of which took him to within 40 of the no Biog further requires a a couple of essays of Little interest enabled Mitchell to win the game by 356 after in 42min actual thames Habe and last saturday the fixture was a Long and very pro Bably this not away several of the Ordinary the weather being anything Bat half a dozen Good men and True were ready to the Call of and it being decided to dispense with did the Best they could the course taken was Down through Richmond Park to Robin a Short distance Down the Kingston turning to the across the Fields and tron go Coombe and Home by the Lone Steeple Chase the run in resulting in favour of Stenning about 100 Yards and Robb the distance ran being Between nine and ten an Ordinary meeting was held after when the fit urea to the Eod of the season were arranged and other business trans finchle7 there being Only a Small Muster on it waa determined to hold an Ordinary run in lieu of the paper Chase originally fixed for that the pack was composed of the following and the course was from the North no the no pm Thane and Childs across the past Jack Sonwa through Down kit Johnv Avenue and Penfound waa appointed and took the pack at a very steady a race being started about a Quarter of a mile from when Harris and Cronin made a dead heat of it for first place Penfound was Willna and the remainder close North of the thames a general meeting of Tia institution waa held at the my on tuesday or Davis in the when the report of the Bon or showed that notwithstanding the serious pecuniary loss attendant on the athletic meeting in August the Union was in a fairly satisfactory the financial statement showing the to be considerably in sex Leasot the after some discussion it waa decided to bold Dother meet at the Welsh on the 29th of Zouary when a medal will be presented to the Winner f a mile race in at the finish of the the Secretary being str Nitai to Issue i general invitation to the various papir Tiase clubs to their last resting place in Jesmond old Newcastle on tuesday and the sincere respect in which the deceased waa held was indicated by the great number of people who attended the melancholy the f neural of no less than 44 coaches and left or Blakes late the Adelaide shortly of str 4 and proceeded Way of and Jesmond to the place of some of friends walking two deep in the rear of the while along the route some thousands of people bad messes John John and Beed were the and amongst the professional oarsmen present were Edward Trickett the James Robert John John Harry Ralph Richard Edward and All the prominent supporters of rowing in the North also and there were also present representatives of the North of England coursing the Bentinck the licensed Victualler and other with which the deceased had been the ceremony at the grave was performed by the Rev Bernard East in an impressive acid soon the which contained the most Liberal patrons of sport that Ever Newcastle possessed was hidden from Sinclair v in consequence of the heavy rain and the wretched state of the track or who waa to have essayed the task of walking Twenty one Miles in three hours at Lille on thursday was compelled to again postpone the attempt until a future Hampton court Habe and owing probably to the Adverse weather there was Only a mall Muster at the Bead quarters of this the Bell East Monon weekly run left the North for londop6njtttmoay but at the of several to receive a test a purse of Tyne concert this Gallant spurt Winner 1 mined after a desperate end deter i eyed the heart of a president mined a race As Ever Gia Amenea to us Tui hungering and thirsting for foremen worthy to measure Blades with the men of the there Long end tedious to recount the various versions of Ibe race As Given at wines and suppers in a score of colleges and with respective ont with the and Laid the Trail Down the Bel Road and across the mole then to the right into Island and along the Banka of the the going Here being very and the jumps plentiful and the mole waa then crossed at weit and Trail Laid Over several grass ields into be old Steeple Kaae course to the linoleum Mills leaving them on the and under the South Eastern railway away to West and Back by Saber Sandown Esber and the last free quarters of a mile of the Steeple Chase distance n All about seven Miles of very heavy the con sisting of and followed 10 minutes and bad a most enjoyable All coming in Well together at he on 27th inst boxing there will be a paper starting punctually at 2 Oclock from he Bell to which members of recognised Amateur clubs will be the open Handicap Baa been fixed for March Cobden Kowtko clubs annual inner took place last december at the club the constr tuition Pam den Over thirty members and Friende Bitting Down to partake of to Good bings provided by Holt and tit the supper giving the same satisfaction As in former the chair was occupied by or president of the the Vic chair by or Hon Sec Camden bowing and swimming after the cloth was cleared Harmony was the and right Well was it carried ont by the following Webb Houlde and Harry in response to the Toast of the humorously and that Jolly Young Queens Tom replied for the Bon fixtures Fob this Mouth Tine 100 Yards its two final a Tyror Zephyr in Aurengo watch flurry Horas on Wilsons Little Booken the useful recreation of and published at the Cricket Lydgate is Well worthy of aerosol by All who desire to become proficient in the it contains hints that Ore important to besides concise information in Many kinds of winding up with or howards new and direct method for a storing the apparently dead bom and Pitann and bed do Koch Che bed drench and for Lonkert in and is slated a some Aad Verget it Ana 101 u on saturday the fixture was the or and at 4 Oclock Carter and Mmahdi Ordinary set Dulwich the opening run of this club took lace last saturday Over the following starting of the Grove lordship Lane the club Bead Down Dalwick across several Ito the half no Champion Down Green Acree the Fields Whick were very into lord at which Point the order for racing was which resulted in the runners reaching Home in the following Seiton Roberts Kearley Ken and distance about five time of Host the the Mem Era of this club met at the Green last dispensing with started at for l run through Wanstead and snakes Lane to the Castle and Home again Down the arriving it in the following order Haig and Widdall dead 1 and Gibson 20 Yards Ernand it Nastic and athletic club Mem Bors of this club held a run from the cock and West ind on saturday the Contee was from Froghall n to the Down rot Tori Row into Finchley thence to finishing Down Mill and in the following amies Oliver Birley Oliver Blakemore and others close Batt Kusba first members Handicap of Bis recently formed club took place lest saturday ver a Conns of about Tevon with the following result elevens 1 Monia 4j min 2 Cadwell South London last saturday the irrepressible held an Ordinary run from the club the Streatham the Mayson and were started at a Quarter to and were followed about 15 minutes later by the first consisting of messes Brinkworth Jones and Shaw introduced the second pack messes e Barrows and Bishop Wae sent off 10 minutes the course chosen was Down across or grouts Fields past the Rifle Over the railway line into the across figs through Mitcham Village thence Over Mitcham passing the Mill and across the Fields to the which was followed to the greyhound about seven after Tea the Osbual musical evening waa enjoyed by about 50 members and their the performers most appreciated being messes and in consequence of the 20 Miles Handicap at Stamford Bridge on new years Day there win be no run from Headquarters but members and their friends Are requested to meet in the evening in the clubroom As Tea at music at 7 visitors will be Birchfield a most successful invitation race was bold by this pack on saturday about 50 competitors taking part in the ran Tasir with Ore a a Hill b and Moseley Oliver and set Wiek Hartland Aldridge Whitby Amateur Fiba Uhi although not to interesting a game As yet a change a often and on or with Hia usual offering tour with a present to winners of first to be competed for in a Pyramid in his Large Saloon at the while Peckham no fewer than 32 entries were amongst them being some of our Best Amateur up to last wednesday evening the results were As follows draw or Jan received 3 balls beat or George received or Bell received 4 beat or Chambers received or May received beat or Bowditch received or Mars Tod received 3 beat or Bennett or Pearson owes 1 beat or Whiting received or Yiett received 1 beat or Bosher received or Jones received 2 beat or Rose or Taylor received 4 beat or Fawcett received or Martlet scratch beat or Seymour received or Peckham scratch beat or Tost Riib received or Turnbull received 4 beat or Little received or Davis received 4 beat or mras received or Challoner received 4 beat or Payne received or West received or Booty received or Littell owes capt in Kerelak received or Glover received and or Deuce received 1 walked second draw or May beat or Vickery by three games to or Littell beat or Challoner by three to or Jones beat or Bell by three to or Mayst on walked and or Davis beat or Peckham by three to Roberts and the the Veteran Etc Hampton conceded Bis opponent 125 Points in 500 at the Richmond West on wed Tenesy and won by 71 after wards played the Best of five games at and Roberts won three games off the Roberts then gave an exhibition of his fancy it Kuhny and these players on tuesday a living 250 Polonti in his beat made Breaks of 123 40 and let at the masons Bate sea Park to play Archdeacon re Kilkenny was in front at and being by 276 having daring the Plaj St Jam ibb Khz get billiard match Between Joseph Cham and Taylor for the champions our and a tide on a championship expressly rafts Raath by Pleura Burro Ugbata and wednesday even january 7 beter Ved Nata one Guinea in referred Thalf a Lovata Furrough Elf and Watta and austins at Jame a Cambridge unto Etsity Tennis the terminal Handicap has been played at Phillip arkers piece Tennis and Baa Nat been in the Victory of of the land Insp was made and marked by who has per Ormed similar duties for Many the following was the round Buxton Trinity v h Holt Trinity Al the first named gave touch on Side Walls and 1 n a a n a a South Wales Challenge Cardiff y the very unfavourable aspect of the weather on saturday seven of eight thousand spectators assembled on the ground of Thi latter club to witness the meeting Between these clubs in the second the first scrimmage was found in Neutral but Rosser at last got and tha Ball was taken into the visitors there some tight scrimmage a took and when the leather got Loose following secured a try for the place was and the Cardiff forwards with a Fine Rush carried the tight into the Home teams a try was secured for the and this was converted into a goal by bridle amidst great after this the Ball remained in Newport and despite tee stubborn resistance of their they were obliged to Tongoh a file run by wat Kins for the visitors relieved them from an attack of the new port forwards but the latter were not to be and Woods secured a followed by an unsuccessful place during the second half the game was chiefly confined to Newport but nothing else waa and the match ended in favour of the visitors by a goal to two tries a Dowdall and Harding three Quarter Newman spittle and Woods Quarter and Lyne for Hjart and bridle Phillips Captain and Watkins three Quarter Norton and heard Quarter and Vyvyan Umpire i or setts to one with Collier Trinity v Norman the last half and won two named gave half and won two setts off with Maiden Trinity v Hon Sidney played evens the latter winning two setts love with j Deacon Trinity v Shann the former gave is for a and lost two games to one Shann Maiden Trinity v Macnamara the former gave half is for a and lost two Setia in succession macs men Stephen Kings v dime Dale the latter conceded half 36 for a and Stephen won two setts to with army age v Jesus the latter and armr Tare won two setts off with Ryle Kings v pinball Trinity Ryle gave touch no Side and easy and won two setts to one with Symonds Trinity Hall v Bayley Trinity the former gave half end won two setts to one with Jacob Trinity was Odd round Shann v Sidney the Istler gave half 30 for a and won two setts out of three Wilh array age v Ryle role gave 30 for a Bli two belts of with Jacob v Stephrn Naif so for a and won two is v Ball 30 and a lost Macnamara Norman v Lymonda played and Norman won the Odd sett of three with round Mana Mara army age the first named gave 15 for a and won two etts to one with Jacob v Sidney the Farmer gave half 15 for a and won two setts in Norman Odd round giving half 15 for a beat Macnamara two sett to Ono with Jug g4 match Norman v Jacob Norman received half 15 for a and won with and thereby became the Winner of the Bast Sheen v Haile Ybur flayed at upper Sheen on dec Sheen proving winners by one goal and four tries to Bach and Ross secured tries during the first and though the wanderers several times looked no score to them was after change of ends play was very even for some till Northcott got Over the Bat no goal shortly afterwards Ross ran and this time Atkins placed a very Good Northcott got in a second but Ladell could not quite manage the the wanderers All played no but the a been backs Wen decidedly there was a Good Deal of tight scrim owing perhaps to playing sixteen a both teams were Well represented sides East Peacock Cooke three Quarter Hasa Chaldecott half and Campbell and Pollock Bailey and Wilson three Quarter Rev halt and Langstaff half Steward the new years number of pan will appear on Jant Rary there will be drawings by sir Frederick p and or Frederick contributions by Hawley Gilbert Clement and with an original Ballad by words by Oscar and1 a double Page illustration by Alfred the first Sale of horses imported from Katoh Ait thorough know Ledia of the which govern the digestion and and by a careful application Opse sue proper Tom of Wella elected or Buppa Baa provided our breakfast with a hellcat Ali Flavoured beverage which May save us Many heavy doctor it is by the a Natl Turon May be Era Douay built up until Strong Reditt every tendency floating around us r there Lea weak we May escape Leloa Onra elves Well fortified with pare Arf tied rfcs service errs and makers of Poss chocolate essence for afternoon the Othet Side of the Atlantic by the american horse sex will be brought to the Hammer on january 13 Al the Gloucestershire agricultural society will bold then annual meeting for 1881 at Cirencester on wednes and the and 38th of the entries close on the 13th of Tat lobs Choxi Tox the Taylors condition bears they Louesa York an invaluable sunday they Are peculiarly John Bcott they Are John they Are Samuel Bend me 6 Dor Pacl Teta Bend me a Good the same ingredients to the form of balls in re Dehs Congha or All in be to All and nine

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