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PEDESTRIANISM.

PEDESTRIANISM.

IRESON'S MATCM.—The £lO match for Ireson to pick up 100 bricks with his mouth in 53 minutes, and having his hands tied before him, came off at the Stag Inn, Wandsworth Road, on Monday last, and from the novelty of the match, an immense number of spectators assembled. One hundred
August 13, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
SURREY.

SURREY.

The audiences here are still as numerous as heretofore. The Opera Company continue to warble their native wood-notes wild with infinite e clat, and the attractions of the " Little Wonder" prove undiminished. Indeed, young Risley is the very impersonation of grace • and, in his l
August 13, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
the astronomical property of shining by her own light, she does'not, like that luminary, shine on all alike, her smiles

the astronomical property of shining by her own light, she does'not, like that luminary, shine on all alike, her smiles

being reserved to gladden her own hearth and cheer the days of her worthy husband, who is most frequently her companion in thelle equestrian exploits. Her attire and appointments are always of the choicest description, and her steed is one beautifully adapted both by nature and
August 13, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
• ,! „. intyrrial Varlianient.

• ,! „. intyrrial Varlianient.

HOUSE OF LORDS.—MoNDAY. The Marquis of LONDONDERRY asked the Government if it were true that E.partero had desertea the Government of Spain, and had been taken on board a British man-of-war off Cadiz? The Earl of ABERDEEN replied, that he had no official information on the subje
August 13, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
INTELLIGENCE EXTRA.

INTELLIGENCE EXTRA.

YORK AUGUST MEETING. Acceptances for the Great Ebor Handicap of 20 soya each, Alice flawthorn,s yrs-, 9st 71b ; Millepede, 5 yrs, Bst 1011); Heslington, 5 yrs ' Bst 7lb ; Priscilla Tomboy, 4 yrs, 7st 131 b; Pagan, 5 yrs, 7st 1311 ); Our Nell, 4 yrs, 7st b ; Lara. 5 yrs, 7st 1011
August 13, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
HARROW AGAINST WINCHESTER,

HARROW AGAINST WINCHESTER,

was begun, as announced in our published programme, on WEDNESDAY, the 2d—Betting at this time standing at 6 to 4 in favour of Winchester. The weather was unfavourable, rain falling nearly the entire afternoon. Harrow, having won the toss for innings, went in first, Messrs. Woodh
August 13, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
REVIEW.

REVIEW.

DR. HENDERSON'S TREATISE ON ASTRONOMY (N. H. Cotes, Cheapside).--This is an enlarged edition of a clever work, extremely well received on its first appearance. •• The design is partly new, inasmuch as Dr. Henderson has here effected the difficult matter of supplying those who do
August 13, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
Goootp.

Goootp.

The following payments were made last year out of the county rates to the coroners—viz., to Mr. Wakley, tor 839 inquests, fees of £1 Gs. Bd. on each inquest, £l,llB 13s. 4d.; for mileage, at Od per mile, £l2B us. 2d.; for expenses for constables, witnesses , &c., £895 ss. Mr. Ba
August 13, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
COUNTY OF DORSET AND BLANDFORD RACES.

COUNTY OF DORSET AND BLANDFORD RACES.

WEDNESDAY.—The PRODUCE STARES of 50 so — vs each. One mile and a quarter of New Course. 15 subs. Lord G. Bentinck's Gaper, 6st 61b (S. Rogers)...... .... 1 Mr. Sadler's Decisive, Bst 31h (J. Day, jun.) Won in a half canter, Decisive the favourite. The GOLD Cur STAKES of 10 sovs
August 13, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England
 
trriact. MATCHES TO COME.-RETURN MATCHES. Aim 14, at Brighton—M. C. C. and Ground, with Wenman v. County Sussex. 17, at

trriact. MATCHES TO COME.-RETURN MATCHES. Aim 14, at Brighton—M. C. C. and Ground, with Wenman v. County Sussex. 17, at

Kent—Match for the benefit of Wenman. 21, at Leicester—M. C. C. and Ground v. Northern Counties. 24, at Nottingham—M. C. C. and Ground v. Nottingham Trent Bridge Club. 28, at Southampton—M. C. C, v. Gentlemen of Hants. SOUTH HANTS CLUB. Auct.—, at Southampton—The Craven Club aga
August 13, 1843 - Illustrated London Life - London, London, England