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diameter, and about the centre a is blind what can be do?" This twelve-feet roped ring was made reasoning, however, did not bold for the combatants. Among the good, as we shall shew by the repugilists who caine to witness the sult. A few minutes before one tight were, the veteran Jackson, o'clock the combatants stripped, Cribh, T. Belcher, Gulley, Joe and during a few seconds, eyed each Ward, C. Baldwin, Gibbon, and all other with all the self-opinion that the second and third-rate boxers. courage can inspire.-The long It was really a most curious sight looked for set-to then commenced: to hebold the continued line of Round 1. The observers were spectators coming to the scene of struck by the bandsome style of action from town, on the road from Scroggins's sparring. It was adWimbledon Common, on foot, on mitted to be not unlike the manner horseback, and in vehicles of every of Johnson. Eales afforded great, description. The spectators were satisfaction. Both appeared anxions numerous beyond precedent, and to make the best impression they among the numbers were many coulil on the spectators. The latter Noblemen and Gentlemen. The could not avoid seeing the disparity Earl of Yarmouth, Lord Fife, tle of stature, but they plainly saw Hon. B. Craven, Mr. Harrington, that Scroggins had the advantage and many highly respectable Gen- in strength and stamina. After tlemen, well known on the turf, some cautious sparring, which were among the distinguished spec- proved that Eales bad but little tators.
advantage in science, Scroggins At twelve o'clock the seconds hit his man under the left ear by a shewed themselves on the ground. well distanced blow, then closed, Joe Ward and Oliver were for and threw him. Eales had made Scroggins; Tom Belcher and several hits at an ill-judged disHarry Harmer for Eales. The tance-5 to 1 on Scroggins. combatants themselves appeared on 2. Eales again hit sbort, yet tbe ground about half-past twelve. body blows were exchanged, and Eales walked round the outer ring in the result Scroggins floored bis with his second and bottle-boller. opponent. Every person unacquainted with 3. Scroggins appeared to despise the champions were struck by the bis man, assumed high spirits, and contrast ;-Eales is at least a bead measured blows at the head. Eales taller than Scroggins, but evidently returned the same courageously, not equal to him in borlily strength and a rally ensued. Eales fell, and make. Scroggins seems to after sustaining several serere hits. bave a frame of the most robust -4. Scroggins apparently quite clescription, hardened by his long fresh-a severe round-bard bitacquaintance with sea duty, and ting by both-Eales apparently too the saline air. Eales was the fa- weak to contend with bis man--he vourite, and his friends did not fail fell. to blazen forth, that his science 5. Eales assumed great resoluwould soon enable bim to blind his tion and courage. He punished 'adversary, and render bis strength Seroggins, who returned it, and and bottom nugatory; for, said Eales fell. they, “ he is a devil of a fellow for 6. Scroggins as fresh as ever. closing the eyes, and when a man Eales weal, but determined, and
he gave proof of the best game. 13. Good sparring. Eales A terrible running fight round the planted three blows on the side ring. Eales tried all his science of Scroggins's head, wbich he reThe rally, excellent in itself, ended turned with interest, and the round in perhaps the most extraordinary ended by Eales being thrown by a throw ever given. Scroggins threw fine cross twist, for which Scrug. Eales, then turned over and over, gips is famous. a la Joe Grimaldi, and rose again 14. Scroggins returned several fresh as a rose, leaving bis man in bits made at an useless distance by distress. Betting 10 to 1 on Scrog- Eales; he bit his man on the neck, gins.
stomach, and head, tremendous 7. A neat rallying, in wbich blows; they closed and Eales fell; Eales had the best. Scroggins Scroggins fell upon him with his went down.
full weight, and must have pro8. Cautious sparring. Eales duced a severe effect. made some good blows, which 15. A running rally; Scroggins avoided by sinking bis fighting; they closed, Eales tbrown head. He returned the offers with a severe fall; Scroggins tripped liberality. Both suffered in this him, and fell upon him; Scroggins round; and, though Scroggins appeared strong, Eales much exfell, it was evident tbat the consti- hausted. tution of Eales would not allow 16. Suspicious sparring; first him to gain any great advantage blow put on the neck of Eales by over the sailor.
Scroggins; a close rally; Eales 9. Cautious fighting; strait- fell-Scroggins upon bim. forward bits exchanged, both fell: 17. Both appeared faint and It was difficult to say which bad exhausted—Scroggins bad, bowthe worst of this round; it was as ever the advantage. They closed; severe as the strength of the respec- and Scroggins giving Eales the tive parties wonld admit.
cross twist, threw bin. It was 10. The combatants fought supposed Eales could not renew ibe from feeling; resentment had great fight; be was exbausted, and influence in this round; it was as nearly out of time; when he rose hard a rally as can be supposed; again for anotber ronnd, 20 to 1 there were po stops; all were was offered against him, he was straight hits, wbich told. Eales considered a beaten man. was punished about the left side of 18. Eales, to the general surthe peck, and left of the sternum. prise, set to again, but was soon
11. Both appeared gay and re- i brown again by Scroggins; he covered; Eales here bad great ad- was too weak to have any cbance. vantage; Scroggins avoided the
19. Eales gave the first blow, hits of Eales by stooping his bead, and Scroggios ran into him fresh but received several severe blows. as ever, and threw him again.
12. Good sparring ; tbey closed, 20. Eales only stood up to give and Scroggins got into Chancery, Scroggins another opportunity of and obtained no small share of pu. throwing him in a tremendous nishment; Scroggins was thrown cross-buttock. under the ropes.
Both sbewed 21. Eales surprised the ring by bottom that was the admiration of bis bottom, and gave proof that he the spectators.
was game; Scroggins struck short,
and upon him,
and Eales evinced all the resolu- ing, at which Scroggins had showed tion and determination a man in bimself so good before, but missed his style couht feel. His weak- most of his bits at distance. The ness precluded every chance of suc- weights of the men were, Eales cess; he tell, and bis adversaryllst. and Alb. and Scroggins, 10st.
10lb. Eales stood much over his 22. Scroggins appeared quite adversary, and Scroggins played fresh, and threw his opponent by a some artful schemes at getting in. heavy cross-twist; Eales, with Both are unequal to men of their much difficulty, rose to time. weight in former times. Scrog
23. Scroggins met his feeble op- gins, however, is a very troubleponent with unabated strength, some customer to get rid of, and and Hoored bim, as a butcher would be would have had an opportunity an ox, by a tremendous blow under of doing more with a man any the rigbt ear. He fell, to rise no thing like him in stature. By some anore in opposition to the victorious it was supposed, Eales lost the tar,
battle by the hurt be received OBSERVATIONS.
against a stake; had not that We have to add a few remarks event occurred, bis physical powers upon the qualities of the men op.. were not adequate to beat his ad. posed in tbis match. Scroggins is, versary in that stage of the battle. at least, four inches shorter than After the first round, those who Eales, but one of those little great had made bets on Eales endeamen, wbo have power over men of vonred to edge-off, giving any odds. much higher stature,
The gentlemen amateurs bad but much ground in his attitudes, and little hope of betting, as the odds fights rather round, but in pretty never varied during the fight.-style. Before the fight he insured The contest, speaking of it in ge. success, and told bis friends that neral terms, was, perbaps, one o they might back bim to any amount, the smartest ever known. Twentyas he was sure of beating his man. three rounds were fought in twentyEales was put forward as the fa- two minutes. vourite, and his warmest friends It is now a question wbetber were inclined to back him upon Tom Belcher will fight him, as he the - supposition that he possessed is considered a match.
On this, more science than the sailor. however, the amateurs bave as yet
The ring was disappointed from made no proposition. The sailor the qualifications of both men be- fougbt under a true blue bandker. ing much over-rated in specnlation. cbief, which Joe Ward tied to the Each had many chances of win- ropes. Tom Belcher tied his Belving, wbich were missed. Instead cher to it as the colours of Eales. of Eales meeting his adversary at Blue was triumphant, and at least getting in), be was always out at 5000 sailors among the spectators judging bis clistance, hy which the hailed the victory with shouts of Herculean strength of Scroggins triumph. gave him the advantage in throw- Two fights of minor importance ing, and from which alone Eales succeeded between students. One was burt. The greater part of the was remarkable for hard blows, combat consisted in wrestling. but neither were of sufficient inEales bad the best of the in-fight- terest to admit of detail.
HORSE HORSE CAUSE,
animal; and furtber, it came out Tried at the late Carlisle Assizes.
in cross-examination, that a gen
tleman had borrowed this mare to John Noble v. Carr.
ride, and that she fell with bim. THIS was an important trial to For the defence, it was attempted fariners, horse-dealers, and in
to prove, that do warranty was fact, to all who have occasion 10
given--that the miscbief rope to purchase that animal ; it occupied the knees resulted from the fall with the Court a considerable time. the gentleman, and tbat the mare The plaintiff resides at Penrith, while in the possession of Noble, and keeps the public-bouse iv that had been bled in the nostril; had town, known hy tbe singular sign one of her eye-teeth drawn-tbat of the “ Bell and Bullock," and the ber bead bad heen confined down defendant is a farmer living at to ber knee, and finally, tbat sbe Castlesowerby. At Rosley Hill bad been employed in drawing fair, in February, 1813, Noble lime. The plaintiff, in the present purchased a male of Carr for the action, sought to recover the basum of 341. under wbat he consi- lance of 141. : it should also be dered a warranty of soun:lness, mentioned, that the trial did not and after a short time having dis- come to issue before, as some .atcovered that the mare was defec. tempts at reference bad been made tive in the eyes, he sent ber back froni time to time. to defendant, who was not at home Mr. Topping, the leading Counhimself, but bis wife refused to take sel for the plaintiff, laid down the her in, acting (it was irferred) un- law of the case, wbich he stated to der orders from the defendant, her be this: If a person buys a horse husband. In consequence of this, warranted sound, and it afterwards Noble
gave Carr legal notice that turns out that he is not in reality the horse would be sold by auction so, be is not bound to return that on a certain day if not called for, horse to ground an action. But if and that an action would be imme. he does not return it, he can only. diately after commenced for the re- claim in Court the difference of covery of the balance which the what be first paid for tbe animal, produce of such sale might leave and what it shall be judged at in its unpaid. The mare was subse- defective state to be worth. The quently sold by auction, and fetch evidence was very contradictory, ed 211. 55. Several witnesses prov- and James Carr (son of the de. ed tbat the mare became so bad at fendant) swore point blank, that Jast, that she could not see her way he was present at a conversation, ont of the held with other horses ; in opposition to two most respecta. that in consequence, she ran ble witnesses, one of whom was gainst a wall and threw herself the son of Noble. It was found backward amongst some wood, neressary to confront the three 10falling over which, she cut one gether in the witness box, but Janies knee and bruised the other, and Carr persisted! His Lordship, in that at another time she ran go suniming up, was decidedly of upigainst the door of the blacksmith's nion that a warranty had been shop (though very wide), when go- proved, and the Jury returned a ing in to be shod. This sufficiently verdict for the plaintiff, awarding proved the defective sight of the to him the sum of about 141. which
remained to complete the 341. tbe to such hunters as will carry their first purchase, deducting duty and prey there in the night. One of expences for sale of the animal by these sportsmen seldom or never auction,
shoots a goat alone; but tbey are obliged to go in company and sur.
round the animals. A herd of CHASE OF THE MOUNTAIN goats bas always a sentinel placed GOAT IN THE TYROL. at a distance. On the point of a
rock, presenting little more space “THE Tyrolese," says Kotze- than the band could cover, the
bue, in his recent Tour, "are goat stands, and when be perall bunters, though every person ceives the human form, he makes a unlicenced is deemed a poacber, loud whistling sound, and in an and if seized, made to go for a instant the whole herd vanish. Be. soldier. However, the pursuit is sides these goats, there are also grown into such a passion with deer, bears, wolves, badgers, and them, tbat neither threats por pr. foxes. nishments can deter them from the The poachers wear niasks, or by practice. One who had been many some otber means disguise their times caugbt in the fact, declared faces. If they see a gamekeeper at aloud, “ And if I knew that the a distance, they beckon to him Dext tree would be my gallows, I with their bands to depart in must hunt.” Gain cannot be the haste; saying to bim,“ Go, or we principal inducement here for this will make you.” If he does not risk of tbeir liberty ; for a goat, obey, they level their pieces at him; when shot, weighs only fifty or but this is only in cases of extresixty pounds at the most, and sells, mity, and when they see no other skin and all the latter only of use means of saving themselves. If a in the autumn) for only ten or game-keeper recognises one of twelve florins. For this the hun- them in these excursions, and inter exposes himself to a thousand formis against him, he must atter. dangers, to ignominy, and a severe wards guard against their revenge, punishment. For this he spends of this there have been some me. ibe coldest winter nights on the lancholy instances. A poacher, cliffs, huries himself in the snow, who in consequence of these praco and sacrifices his hours,of sleep. tices, had been for many years Provirled with a scanty store of obliged to serve in a distant regi. victuals he ranges the desert moun- ment, was at length discharged, tains, and in spite of hunger and and returned to bis country. He thirst, pursnes this way of life as iminediately began climbing the bis bighest enjoyment. But when mountains again in search of be bas gained his poor plunder, he game, met the informer, and shot is still exposed to great danger and bin dead. I am not prepared to trouble in disposing of it, unless be decide whetber the Government happens to be near the monastery would do better in yielding to this at Wiltan, wbere be may find unconquerable propensity; and friends in ibe monks, wbo love to whether a people who, in case of be provided all the year round with urgency must defend their frongame at a cheap rate. The inns attiers, should not be allowed to traiu Inspruck are also good customers' themselves for war with men, by a