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Deciding Course for the Cup.-Mr. Baily's f. d. Baronet, by Belcher out of Rosemary, beat Mr. Clarke's b. and wh. b. Columbine, by Essex out of Miss, and won the Cup.
Deciding Course for the Netherhaven Stakes.--Mr. Elmore's f. b. Mouse beat Mr. Elmore's wh. b. Belle, and won the Stakes.
Deciding Course for the Jenner Stakes. -Mr. Elmore's f. b. Gem beat Mr. Pa. tient's r. and wh. d. Pilot, and won the Stakes.
Deciding Course for the Enford Stakes, -Mr. Baily's r. b. Blanche beat Mr. Baily's h. b. Blarney, and won the Stakes.
Matches.-Mr. Clarke's Cora beat Mr. Rice's Rhoda ; Mr. Clarke's Crutch beat Mr. Rivers's Bertram ; Mr. Baily's Bustard beat Mr. Elmore's Belle ; Mr. Rice's Rush beat Mr. Rivers's Bess; Ms. Rice's Rhoda beat Mr. Patient's Hector ; Mr. Clarke's Crutch beat Mr. Baily's Bashful ; Mr. Baily's Bustard beat Nir. Clarke's Cora; Mr. Elmore's Emerald beat Mr. Rice's Rush.
The Club is greatly indebted to the friendly judgment of Mr. Ackerman, whose decision on every course gave per. fect satisfaction to all parties.
rald beat Mr. Clarke's red d. Clown ; Mr. Clarke's bl. and wh. b. Columbine beat Mr. Bailey's red b. Blanche.
The Netherhaven Stakes.--Mr. El. more's wh. b. Belle beat Mr. Anderson's brin. b. Lark; Dir. Elmore's f. b. Mouse beat Mr. Clarke's blue b. Crutch ; Mr. Baily's bl. d. Bustard beat Mr. Patient's f. d. Hector ; Mr. Rice's f. b. Rhoda beat Mr. Baily's b. b. Bella.
FIRST TIES FOR THE CUP.
Baronet beat Ellen.
Columbine against Emerald. The tie between Columbine and Eme. rald could not be decided this day in consequence of a bad slip, when both were unsighted,and Columbine, before she could be taken up, ran a single-handed course against a fresh hare, and it was consequently agreed to postpone the tie till the next day.
The Jenner Stakes.--Mr. Elmore's f. b. Gem beat Mr. Anderson's f. d. Baron ; Mr. Clarke's b. and wh. b. Cora beat Mr. Rivers's b. d. Bertram ; Mr. Patient's r. and wh. d. Pilot beat Mr. Clarke's r. d. Caspar; Mr. Baily's b. b. Bashful beat Mr. Rice's b. d. Rush.
Matches. Mr.Rice's Ruby against Mr. Tilbury's Tib (no course); Mr. Rivers's Bess beat Mr. Elmore's Eagle.
TUESDAY THE 22D.
Columbine beat Emerald.
Pilot beat Bashful.
Gem Cora. The Enford Stakes.-Mr. Anderson's brin. b. Lark beat Mr. Tilbury's red b. Tib; Mr. Baily's r. b. Blanche beat Mr. Rice's bl. d. Rush ; Mr. Baily's b. b. Blarney beat Mr. Elmore's bl. b. Ellen; Mr. Elmore's b. d. Eagle beat Mr. Rice's red d. Rufus.
Matches, Mr. Clarke's Crutch beat Mr. Rivers's Bertram; Mr. Patient's Hector beat Mr. Anderson's Baron; Mr. Clarke's Caspar beat Mr. Anderson's Alert ; Mr. Baily's Bella beat Mr. Rice's Ruby; Mr. Patient's Hector beat Mr. Clarke's Clown.
WEDNESDAY THE 23D.
Blanche beat Lark.
THE ABERYSTWYTH, THURSDAY, NOV, 9ry, 1831. For the All-aged Cup..Mr. Harris's br. b. Hybla beat Mr. J. Hughes's r. d. Mabus; Mr. Hunt's wh.b. Laura beat Mr. Morgan's r. and wh. b. Tweed ; Mr, Richardes's r. d. Nollekens beat Mr. Parry's blk. d. Rocket; Mr. Williams's b. and wh. d. Welsh Rabbit bcat Colonel Phillipps's r. b. Primrose ; Mr. Evans's blk. d. Ebony beat Mr. Powell's br. d. Popgun; Mr. Hughes's blk. and wh. d. Magpie beat Mr. Morgan's r. d. Idris ; Mr. Harries's r. d. Honour beat Mr. Powell's br. d. Ploughboy ; Mr. Evans's blk. d. Phantom beat Mr. Williams's b, and wh. d. William Tell.
FIRST TIES. Nollekens beat Magpie. Laura
Welsh Rabbit Phantom Honour. Hybla Ebony.
Phantom. Nr. Richardes's Nollekens beat Mr. Harries's Hybla, and won the Cup; Hybla the Sovereigns.- Nollekens was bred by Colonel Newport Charlott.
of the Meeting after the ties were run oft, This Meeting commenced on the 13th
which afforded capital sport. The Cup December, and continued four days, the
was presented to the Meeting by R. sport affording much gratification to a
MʻLeod, Esq. M.P. for Sutherland. numerous company. The Cup was won
l'or the Cup and Sweepstakes.-Afr. S. by Mr. S. Tharp's Nelson beating in the
M.K. Ross's r. and w. b. Village Maid deciding course Mr. Caldwell's Roadster ;
beat Mr. Houston's b. d. Lepus; Mr.
Sinclair's b. and w. d. Careless beat Mr. the Chippenham Puppy Stakes, by Mr. Wilkinson's Clipper beating Duke of
Reid's b. b. Fairy ; Mr. Gilchrist's b. d. Gordon's Vestris ; and the Newmarket
Reveler beat Mr. S. M'K. Ross's b. d. Puppy Stakes, by Mr. Gent's Gaza beat.
Vulcan ; Mr. Sinclair's b. d. The Banker ing Mr. Buckworth's Kneller.>-A great
beat Mr. Houston's b b. Fly; Mr. Rose's many matches were run.
y. b. Favourite beat Mr. G. Murray's b. and w. d. Victor ; Mr. Craig's b. b. Rose
beat Mr. Guthrie's r. d. Ludd ; Major THE LANARKSHIRE AND REN. Mackay's r. d. Violence beat Mr. Mur. FREWSHIRE.
ray's r. b. Fanny ; Mr. Guthrie's b.be
Louisa beat Mr. Craig's b. d. Actæon ; This Cluh beld their Meeting on the Mr. Craig's b. d. Ryno beat Mr. M'K. estate of Sir John Maxwell, of Pollock, Ross's y. b. Violet ; Mr. M'K. Ross's near Glasgow, on the 24th, 26th, and 28th f. b. Vanity beat Mr. Reid's br. d. Magof November. The following was the nus ; Mr. Williamson's w. d. Oscar beat result of the sport :
Mr. Brander's w. d. Swift. The Sweepstakes for Dogs of All Ages, 34 subs., was won by Mr. W. G. Borron's
FIRST TIES. Lancashire Witch. It is worthy of re. Careless beat Village Maid. mark that Lancashire Witch is not less
Banker Reveler. than seven years of age, and is well known Favourite Rose. in the neighbourhood of Manchester. The
Violence. style of her present performance, in beat.
Ryno beat Oscar. ing some of the very best dogs in Scotland, (Louisa drawn lame.) furnishes another instance of the decided superiority of the English over the Scotch
SECOND TIES. greyhounds.--The Cup for young dogs,
Favourite beat Careless. 14 competitors, was won in a most su..
Vanity Banker. perior manner by Mr. W. Geddes's Go ;
Ryno, a bye. and the Young Stakes, 12 subs., by Mr. G. H. Dundas's Dummkopf.
Favorite beat Vanity.
Ryno, a bye.
Deciding Course. --Mr. Craig's Ryno Ross-shire upon the 30th November, and
beat Mr. Rose's Favourite, and won the 1st and 24 December. The hares ran uns
Cup ; Favourite the Sovereigns. commonly strong, the weather was beau- Match. Mr. Sinclair of Forss's b. d. tiful, and the sport excellent, and was not The Banker beat Mr. M'K. Ross of a little enhanced by the kindness of Mr. Aldie's f. b. Vanity. Davidson, of Tulloch, M.P., bringing his Among the above 22 dogs eight are harriers to the ground upon the third day winners of Cups or Sweepstakes.
ON CLIPPING THE HUNTER.
If I had a hunter wot was very rough,
SUA cuique voluptas! “everyone of the “ fast ones" and the elite?
to his liking," as the Devil said Strange, Mr. Editor, as it may apwhen he painted himself pea- pear, I rank amongst the few, the green: but Fashion is everything very few of those who are not in these days; and who will be so afraid of thinking, yes and actrash as to disregard the opinions ing for themselves. I am one of those ignorant and vulgar beings, that with hard strapping and due who, although fond of chasing attention a rough-coated animal the fox or hare, am not accus- even may be brought into tip-top tomed to chase my fish around trim—if a horse, I say, be in good the persecuted platter*, but al- condition, he will, after a sharp ways set to work (Deo volente) burst and quick, with sharp and with knife and fork; so, like- quick hounds (it is the pace that wise, although it is now the kills), dry in a few minutes. I fashion to clip the hunter, I fear speak not from theory, but pracnot to dissent from public opi- tice, for I myself have known nion, although backed, I allow, this to be the case. Again, the by many of the “right sort:" and clipped horse takes
all against the voice of Fashion, and, credit from the groom; for, as most of my readers will proba- as amongst a clipped stud there bly think, of reason also, I leave is no hard labour required, it remy generous slave in full posses- mains in doubt whether the groom sion of the covering which alle be an honest hard-working man considerate Nature has provided or not: and, in truth, if it were for him. Proceed we now to my
not for the leathers, which are now reasons for so acting.
so much in vogue, and which The general argument in fa- must cost nearly as much labour vour of clipping the hunter is as the clipped hunter, I conjecthis-viz, that after a long day
ture that the stableman would not he will dry the sooner, and con
know how to pass the time prosequently not be detained so long fitably-- he would be troubled under the hands of the
groom ; he
with ennui. Hence, probably, will therefore experience the ad
would arise sundry mishaps vantage of more rest and quiet. amongst the female department: The truth of this statement I do
John would get into trouble: for not deny; but, on the same prin
when one is idle and has nothing ciple, we might as well argue that
to do, then is it that human frailty it would be expedient toride hunt- yieldeth to enticement. Thus ing sine shirt, ah! and sine inex- was it with David, and such will pressibles, if decency would al- be the case ad infinitum, until low, in order that on our return
fox-hunting shall come to an end, home, drenched perhaps to the and all other joys. The only coskin, we might not have the trou- lour that will look to advantage ble of changing, and consequently under the operation of the sciswould get beneath the mahogany sars is the grey: all other clipped the sooner. I am fain to break horses assume a non-descript apout in the following soliloquy- pearance, and “ qui color pul
cher fuit, nunc est contrarius “ Pity the sorrows of a poor clipp'd steed, Who shivering stands beside the covert pulchro." I am inclined to be
lieve that the custom of clipping Gaily my master puffs the fragrant weed,
arises more from a subservience Regardless of my cold and naked hide!”
to the fashion of the day than If a horse be in good condi- from any other motive. tion-and no one can deny but one of those unnatural beings
* The present fashionable inode of discussing fish is in my opinion perfectly ridicu. laus. The practice is copied from the French. Doubtless, in some matters they sur, pass us, but I like most things a l'Anglaise,
who prefer to follow the bent of I trust, Mr. Editor, that no my own inclination (provided it reader of your pages will be be not contrary to the law of God offended at this my candour, for or man), rather than the domi- British blood floweth in
veins; neering law of Fashion ; and, al- and it is the characteristic of an though corduroys and unclipped Englishman to speak his mind. I. nags are now considered dead quarrel with no one ;
- Sua cuislow, I am content to be ranked que voluptas” is my motto. amongst the vulgar.
THE LAMBTON HOUNDS.
SIR, I Sent you a Song describing a brilliant chase with the Lambton
Hounds two or three years ago, and if you consider the following worthy of a niche in your Magazine it is much at your service.
A SUBSCRIBER. Elton, Dec. 6, 1831.
Though Midnight her dark frowning mantle is spreading,
Yet Time flies unhecded when Bacchus presides :
And drink to the hounds o'er which LAMBTON presides.
The highest top-sparkling bumper decides,
Unrivall’d the hounds o'er which LAMBTON presides !
And Ravenscarrt tell what the Hurworth have done;
The brushes our fleet pack of fox-hounds have won.
The highest top-sparkling bumper decides;
When press’d by the hounds o'er which LAMBTON presides.
Their burning-scent pastures, and that sort of stuff;
Where horses nor men ever cry “hold—enough!”
May Lambton their only stern enemy be !
Oh! the Dog and Bitch packs of the LANBTON for me!
SYMPTOMS OF CHOLERA MORBUS.
- I don't think,” says Bill, “ them 'ere chaps, with their sprees,
Wot attack'd us just now, had a notion to rob us.”
Which seem'd strongly inclining to Collar or mob us."
Child of Misfortune! from thy birth
Bereft of every social joy,
Thou wandered here TIE ITALIAN Boy !
Toil'd on amid life's dull employ,
of suffering, grief-of deep alloy,
Of thee, their lost ITALIAN Boy!
Whose flattering hopes too oft decoy,
Thou still wert their ITALIAN Boy.
In human garb, but to destroy;
The murderers of THE ITALIAN Boy.
To realms where care can ne'er annoy,