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present weight, by Scotch living ; but right and left at the body and head, and he had still kept his stamina pure. the Moor fought at the head alone; and Molineux had not to boast of patrician was so successful with the left hand, that patronage, and consequently his train
he planted some dexterous flush hits, and ing was left principally to himself; and
Crib bled profusely, and was damaged in
both eyes. The rally lasted a minute and although he has conducted himself
a half, and in a close Crib was thrown a steadily, yet the want of that sort of heavy fall. To an ordinary spectator, the countenance, which gives men confi. Moor was winning the fight in a hurry; dence, subjected him often to despond. but the champion's tried game made him ency not favourable to training. From yet a favourite, although it reduced the this circumstance alone may be attri- odds from seven to four. buted the immense odds, which were
ide which were 4. Crib's head was much disfigured, and three to one on Crib, and six to four
the black's wind was treacherous. The
former bled from every organ ; but he about the first knock down. The com
smiled, renewed the rally with heroism batants mounted the stage at twelve
never excelled, and hits in abundance o'clock, and at eighteen minutes past, were exchanged, Crib still fighting at the having viewed each other with signi. body mark with his right hand, and the ficant glances, they prepared for com- Moor at the head. Crib fell with a slight bat. Gully and Joe Ward seconded hit, and manifested first weakness.-BetCrib, and Richmond and Bill Gibbons ting as in the last round. honoured Molineux by their aid.
5. Rallying was renewed by Molineux,
and the execution on both sides was terTHE SET-TO.
rific. The Moor had the best of the rally, Round 1. Sparring for one minute, when and Crib fell from a blow, and received Crib made play, right and left. The right- another in falling, which excited murmurs handed blow told slightly on the body of and applause from the partisans of the the Moor, who returned it slightly on the combatants ; but on reference to the umhead. A rally followed, in which three pires, it was decided fair, Crib's hands blows were exchanged, when the black being at liberty. was knocked down by a hit on the throat. 6. The black, fatigued by want of wind, The blows were not at length to do much lounged right and left, but he was avoided, execution, and the knock-down was not and he made a good stop of Crib's right clean. Betting as at setting-to.
hand. Crib put in a destructive right2. Crib shewed first blood from the handed blow at his body mark, which mouth at setting-to. A dreadful rally, by doubled him up, and he got away pitifully mutual consent, was commenced, and Crib distressed. He appeared frantic on renew. put in a good body hit with the right hand, ing a rally, anxious to go in, but alarmed when Molineux returned it on the head at the consequences ; and no dancingwith the left flush. Each fought at half master ever cut capers more amusing to arm for superiority, and hits, in number Crib's friends. He hit short, and was about six, were exchanged with force. abroad. Crib followed him round the Closing followed, when Crib was thrown stage, and did astonishing execution, and in a trial of strength.-Five to two on floored him with a blow at great length, Crib.
This round brought the odds five to one 3. Crib's right eye was nearly closed in on Crib. the last rally, and another here followed 7. Molineux ran in on a rally intemper. of a sanguinary nature, after sparring for ately, and did some execution; but Crib wind, in which the black was deficient. hit him several blows, as violent as can be Crib put in a dreadful doubler in the body figured, about the neck and jugular; and of the Moor, but although he was hit away, after a rally of one minute, the Moor fell he kept his legs, and renewed the rally from hurts and weakness. with a fury which excited alarm amongst 8. Molineux, in the forlorn hope, again the cognoscenti. Crib in the rally hit rallied at ill-judged distance, and after Crib
had again nobbed him, he got his head which has never been equalled. Crib's under the left arm, and fibbed until the hits seemed insupportable to the hard. Moor fell.-No takers of odds.
est frame. The battle may be here considered as Molineux was carried out of the terminated. In the next round Crib broke his antagonist's jaw; and at the close of
ring senseless and speechless, and is the 11th round, Molineux being unable to
constantly attended by a surgeon. He stand, victory was announced in a Scotch
has suffered most about the left side, reel by Gully and Crib, accompanied by and the jugular vein ; but he is conshouts of applause.
sidered out of danger. Crib is blind,
but he has received no body hit; and Remarks.---The assemblage gave on being joked with after the fight, mutual applause to the combatants about his captivating appearance, he during the fight, which lasted nineteen observed he would sooner go through minutes and ten seconds. The Moor such another fight, than go through has acquired science equal to Crib, another training up the Highlands of and it would not be too much to de- Scotland, after his patron and trainnominate him as good an in fighter. er Captain Barclay. Crib will benefit He is quick and heavy, particularly 4001. by this victory. , with the left hand ; and generally, Another battle took place betwixt when Crib hit him in the body with George Crib, the champion's brother, the right hand, he returned it with the and a stout countryman, when the forleft on the head; but Crib's game mer won it in half an hour. The winwas never excelled, he having been a ner was two stone the heaviest. The good deal punished on the head alone. towns of Grantham, Stamford, and, Whether the impression of having been in short, the whole north road, have before beat by the champion was the reaped abundant harvest on this occacause of a sort of despondency, or sion. No interruption whatever was whether a want of patronage by the offered, higher orders in the fancy, had prey- HOAX.—The Queen's Palace has ed upon Molineux's spirits, we are been infested with washerwomen from not in the secret to know; but he has early on Monday morning till Thursfallen off much since he last fought day evening, who stated themselves to Crib, and his intemperance gave his be hired by a woman calling herself antagonist his mode of punishing, in the head of the Queen's laundry, who which he excels all others--that in hit had been obliged to discharge all those ting with his left hand, when quickly employed under her, on account of their followed. It has been a matter of not washing the linen clean, and getting surprise to many of the amateurs, that drunk. She engaged some at two gui. the Moor should be beat so quick, neas a week, others at four shillings a when he so obstinately contested a day, a pot of porter a day, and as much battle of thrice the duration of this rum, gin, and wine as they chose. They so recently. The only inference to be began to come early on Monday morndrawn is, Crib was full of flesh in that ing to work. They had been brought combat, and far from being in good from various parts of London, and are condition ; and Molineux certainly has principally Irish women. To some of not the stamina he then had, although them the trick will be attended with he has acquired the necessary science ruin, as they have left good places for of boxing. The four rounds following the engagement, the terms being so the first were contested with that sort advantageous; others have sent their of furious desperation, on both sides, children into the country to nurse, to
enable them to take the place. The sleeves, and deep falling collar, edged woman who played off this hoax call with lace or needle-work, composed of ed herself Fitzgerald to some, and to jaconot muslin. A small capuchin others she assumed the name of Rex. mantle of green short sarsnet, lined She appeared in general very well with white, and trimmed with Chinese dressed, and an Irish woman. She silk fringe of corresponding shades : went to most of their residences, ate deep Spanish pointed cape, trimmed and drank with them, and borrowed a with the same. White satin hat, of cloak, umbrella, or shawl, &c.
the Spanish form, with rim the colour
of the mantle, ornamented with a demiAGRICULTURAL REPORT.-_The wreath of corn-flowers. Roman shoes report of agricultural proceedings at of green Morocco. Gloves of lemonthis season must naturally be a very coloured kid; and parasol correspondlimited one. The wheat harvest, we ing with the cloak, with deep Chinese are concerned to state, proves every awning. day more defective. In the counties Morning Dress.--A Chinese robe of Surrey, Kent, Essex, and Suffolk, with full long sleeve, composed of fine; the blight has been so extensive, as to imperial, or plain cambric muslin ; trimmake the produce fall very short of med round the throat and wrist, and the expected crop, and to render even down the front, with a full plaited the grain of that material defective border of plain muslin. A French Oats and barley are found a full aver foundling cap, formed of alternate age crop, but beans and pease have stripes of lace and white satin, ornagenerally failed, and in many parts 'mented with blossom-coloured ribbon, were found scarcely worth harvesting. andautumnal flowers to correspond. A Clover, for seed, was headed kindly pereline of spotted muslin or net, trimthis year, and is expected to yield med entirely round with lace or mus. well. The turnips have suffered much lin, and thrown loosely over the shoul. by the continual drought, particularly ders. Shoes and gloves of lemon.cothose late sown. Hay continues to loured kid. command high prices, on account of the shortness of feed, arising from the same cause. Hops are estimated at nearly half a crop ; in the Fareham
OCTOBER. and best Kentish plantations, the quality proves fine.-Smithfield market 20.-- Fire AT GREENWICH HOSPIhas experienced a start for prime beef TAL.-The town was yesterday thrown and mutton : but pig-pork has decli- into considerable alarm by the report ned in value, from the heat of the of a conflagration in Greenwich Hosweather. Lean stock is rather lower, pital; and we were afraid that we except for store sheep, which fetch should have to record the destruction more money.--The wool market is of that magnificent building, so much better. Owing to the great diminu- the boast of this, as it is the admiration of imported Spanish wool, short tion of every other country. It turns fleeces begin to be in brisk demand ; out, however, that the fire began in, Merino and prime South Down selling and consumed only the Infirmary, and freely, the former at 6s, the latter at that the hospital itself was entirely out. 28. 6d. per lb.
of danger. The Infirmary was a large FASHIONS.Promenade Costume. square building, the sides of which con. A round high robe, with large long tained three different tiers' of wards
or corridores, besides the residences, the brilliant element, are described to in the rear, of the physician and sur- us as a night-scene the most sublimely geon. The roof was very thickly co. picturesque ; while the dangerous sivered with, lead, and the bedsteads tuation of those who assisted in extinthrough the whole of the house were guishing the fire, and the wretched of iron. The fire, which, it appears, appearance of the poor veterans who was quite accidental, began about one had just escaped its fury, must have o'clock yesterday morning, in the had the interest of real tragedy, and exnorth-west corner of the upper corri- cited every emotion of terror and pity. dore, in one of the rooms belonging to The fire was got under about nine the assistant-surgeon. The apartment o'clock; and at three, the ruins were where it began had been for some time till smoking uninhabited ; and there being no stove 3d.--POLICE.—UNION HALL.in the fire-place, a fire was made on The following act of atrocious villainy the hearth, to render the place dry and was stated to have taken place in the habitable. Through some interstices Borough, on Sunday night last, by near the hearth the fire penetrated, an elderly man of respectable appear. and before the least notice could be ance, who applied for redress to G. taken of it by the assistant-surgeon, the Hicks, Esq., the sitting magistrate at beams underneath the floor were burn- this office yesterday. He stated himing most intensely. The alarm was self to be an inhabitant of one of the then immediately given, and nothing, parishes in Southwark, where he had we understand, could exceed in ter- lived many years, and filled a respectror the cries and groans of the sick able situation in life, though now, by within, mingled with the tumult and the pressure of misfortunes, reduced shouting of the crowd without. The to indigence; of all his misfortunes, first care of those who had assembled however, the greatest was, that of hato lend their assistance, was the remo- ving a daughter, about 25 years of val of the sick ; and we are happy to age, who, from being disappointed in state, that every person in the Infirma- her matrimonial views, had been dery was brought out in safety. This prived of her senses, and discharged was, however, a very perilous effort, as from St Luke's, as an incurable lunatic. the roof had then begun to burn, and In this emergency necessity had oblithe lead, as it melted, poured down the ged him to apply to his parish for repartitions. From the attic story, the lief, and his daughter was taken into Aames continued to make a rapid and the poor-house, where she had_been destructive progress downwards, and at for some time. Since her being there, 3o'clock, when the engines arrived, the the master of the house had made it a whole building, with the exception of practice to send her once a week, acthe eastern wing, and the houses of the companied by some person to take care physician and surgeon, was one entire of her, to his house ; he had remonfurnace. The iron bedsteads, red-hot strated against this practice, and rewith the surrounding fire, gave a kind quested permission to visit her at the of deepened colour to the flame, which poor-house, instead of her coming to threw a steady, equal light over the him, but without effect; and on Sunwhole horizon. The illuminated ap- day last, for the first time, she came pearance of the neighbouring extensive to see him without 'any person being buildings, the reflected glare from the with her. She continued there till near Thames, the range of shipping render- six o'clock, when she left him to go ed visible to an immense distance by home; the distance she had to go was short, but in her way it appeared she them he pretended to be nearly chok. was met by two men, who persuaded ed ; and such an effect had the danger her to go to a public-house with them, to which his life appeared to be expowhere they were in company together. sed on the feelings of the persons near They did not, however, continue long him, that one of them hastened to there, and where they afterwards went bring him a glass of water. This he was not known. It appeared, however, eagerly swallowed, and turning to the from the statement of the miserable astonished clerks, said, “ Gentlemen, father of the poor lunatic, that the vil. I thank you; I am now very well.” lains, after having gratified their pas. There was no longer any question sions and otherwise ill-treated her, left about his detention, and as he walked her, and she was discovered about five into Threadneedle-streệt hemet a Bowo'clock the following morning wander- street officer, who recognized in him ing in the street, in a most wretch- an old acquaintance., “What are you ed and deplorable state, by a watch- doing here?” said the officer. 6 I man, who knew her, and conveyed her was suddenly taken ill, and was in great to her father. i
danger; but being carried in here, the The worthy magistrate censured, in gentlemen of the bank have kindly re. strong terms, the conduct of the mas- lieved me!” ter of the workhouse, in suffering a per A man, named Webster, was last son, in the unhappy state in which this week committed to Norwich gaol, for young woman was, and who had been attempting the life of Jemina Hardingplaced under his care, to be in the ham. The prisoner had paid his adstreets alone, or indeed at all. Hecould dresses to the above young woman, not avoid at the same time expressing and being slighted by her, took an ophis surprise, that the father should not portunity, when they were alone, to have felt the necessity of seeing her throw her down and cut her throat. safe home. He however fixed a time Imagining her death to be certain, from for the master of the workhouse, the the profuse bleeding which followed, publican at whose house she was, and he attempted his own life in like manthe watchman who found her in the ner; but neither the wound which he street, to attend, that if possible some inflicted on himself, nor that on the traces by which to discover the villains young woman, is likely to prove fatal. who acted thus atrociously might be 4th.--The ceremony of opening the found.
Glasgow, Paisley, and Ardrossan Ca. A singular circumstance occurred nal having been fixed for this day, the lately at the Bank. A man was brought Right Honourable the Earl of Eglinthere from a country town, under a ton, the first and great promoter of the charge of passing forged bank-notes. work, Sir John Maxwell of Pollock, He had been searched, and a note sup- Mr Campbell of Blythswood, Mr Haposed to be forged was found on him, milton of Grange, Mr Smith of Swin. in addition to one which he had paid ridgemuir, the sheriff, and sheriff subto a tradesman. On the notes being stitute of the county of Renfrew, the shewn to theclerk whose business it was magistrates of Paisley, the Committee to examine them, he laid them on a ta. of Management, and a great number of ble before him; upon which the accu. gentlemen, proprietors in the canal, sed person took them up, and saying, accompanied by the band of the 1st « Gentlemen, I am confident the notes regiment of Lanarkshire local militia, are good," thrust them both in his amidst the acclamations and congratumouth. In his endeavour to swallow lations of an immense crowd of spec