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--.-THE BECHUANALAND EXPEDITION.

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IMONEY MARKET.

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- THE MURDER ON THE HIGH SEAS.

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SPORTING ITEMS. Mr Arthur Yates's stable will not be repre- sented at the Manchester New Year's Meeting. Walter Sugg has been appointed professional to theSBurnley Cricket Club for next season. Those backers who put £10 on each of C. Wood's mounts for 1884 lost a little over JB500 for the year. The two clubs left in for the English Football Cup that are most fancied are Queen's-park and Blackburn Rovers. The Southern Counties Championship is now definitely fixed to take place at Sandown-park, Esher, on Saturday, February 14. The promising young cross-country rider, A. Nightingall, has met with very severe injuries while schooling a horse over hurdles at Epsom. Adolph Schwertzer, the short-distance amateur champion of Germany, has arrived in New York with a view of taking down Myers. TerriEr, who has arrived at Manchester, has not been seen out since the Grand National of last year, when he ran remarkably well for a four-year-old. Evfy effort is being made to have the post- poned four-round boxing contest between the American champion, John L. Sullivan, and Paddy Ryan decided in Chicago. It is now stated that notwithstanding his defeat in London, Rowell will enter the six days"' go- as-you-please" match to which Littlewood, of England, has been challenged by Fitzgerald, to take place in New York in March next. At a recent interview with Mr Darby Scully,,of Silverrort, a well-known follower of the Tipperary foxhounds, the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Cashel (Dr Croke), expressed himself strongly in favour of fox-hunting, so long as it was enjoyed by tnoM who had not rendered themselves obnoxious by harsh acts. lo run for the Queen's Plates costs only five shillings, and there will be plenty of competition for them, though we may never again see thirty or.tofy horses, as in the days of Queen Anne, who tounded them. At that time everyone own- ing a horse that could gallop started him for the Queen s Plate, which was almost the only race that could be run for. he horse of most of the Newmarket Stables has been old Saucy Boy. He is a very bad horse, but nothing has succeeded in getting in front of him yet, and to several batches of two-year (lid" he has given 211b. and run clean away from them. One youngster of whom a great opinion had been tormed was pitted against him at even weights, bu. Saucy Boy won. « ti ijte ar}d Gold says in the Glasgow Hercdd lat there is a sort of rumour that Mr Baird has threatened, if the Jockey Club persist in their present attitude towards him, to buy a Tf6h training ground over their heads. V-eiU'ere to tlie famous Limekilns grounds, wnci is the property indicated, he would place A in a very awkward position. nained Hugh Lenrin, apprentice to a boo inder, ^iec^ at Edinburgh on Monday from injuries received in a football field, He was plaYlD in the Queen's-park on Saturday, when he receiVed a violent kick in the stomach, which completely prostrated him, and caused him in- < Snrft111' -A- doctor attended him, but the un- 0I "ate youth gradually sank.-At Hull, on M*. playing football, A. Thornton hh leg ulder Put out, and T. Lambert broke Tnririx^rM6?11 stated that the dispute between the ii. j anc* the Duke of Rutland extends to J. J- ~I c°urse, and that a threat has been This is incorrect, there being TT Jor RIWO to this course, nor can there be. Inclosure Act, it is provided that t p '-of the Heath shall be kept open for the purpos of horse-racing for ever, and that nothing shall tMbuiltupon it_ The lease of the Jockey ^u,, °T?°Oie 60 acres adjoining has ex- pired, and xne o{ Rutland now seeks a higher rent. The alteration in Matthew Dawson's twining programme will, it i8 said, bring about the following changes :—L°rcl Rosebery and Baron Hirsch will train privately, with Rogers, recently head lad at Matthew Dawson's, as trainer. Lord Cawdor will join Bedford, at Exeter House, with Gray, late ot. -'■Upgill, as trainer. Matthew Daw- son will nominally be private trainer for the Duke of Portland and Lord Hastings, but to this con- 's federacy wlll be added their friends Lord Charles Beresford, Lord Lascelles, Lord Ilchester, Mr R. C. Vyner, he Marquis of Londonderry, and, of course, Lord Falm^th. The r?Wl,nK items are gathered from the Wartfy '• Ptain Brocklehurst has decided upon Presidency of the York and Ainsty Hou^d8' a a that he only holds the horn till a suitable successor can be found. Foxes are said to be rather scarce in some parts of his domain but t"a • not, I believe, the cause which induces him t° S 6 up the Mastership.—Lord Houghton leaves this week, accompanied bv Lady Galway, for Can whence he proceeds to Florence, Rome, Napl6s' -Kgypt, intending to be away for about 3 montn • ord Falmouth's health has improved during „fa £ tfew weeks.—There was some tall f„ivlldringham last week, more than 1,000 h ailing to the guns daily. There is to o during the next ten days.—A t occurred at the funeral of the Tr iitwi hosn ttt Retford, on Tuesday last, f lo 0r years in the habit of feeding the rooks in 'ee cluster of trees near his own door; an the funeral was going on, ona of them ne rom the rookery and perclied itself on the bough ot a tree close to the grave, and reverently remained there till it was over.

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:RESCUING A NEWPORT CREW.

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