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QUOITS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
QUOITS. A match waB played on tie WeBt Adelaide dubjroond on March 30 between A. Halt, of the West Adelaide dub, and H. Ford, of the Thorntons, for £5 and the championship of : South Australia, There was the largest number of spectators that ever witnessed a -raort match in the colony. The play com menced at about half-past 3 o'clock. The «ame was very even up till SO points, and then Hall gradually drew ahead and won by 12 points, the scores being— Hall, 51 ; Ford, 39
KENSINGTON OVAL ASSOCIATION SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
KEKSIKGTON OVAL ASSOCIATION SPORTS. The following handicaps have been *de - dared by Mr. J. B. Fornell for the sports to day:— One Hundred and Thirty Yards Sheffield Handicap. — P. H. Roberta, 3 yda; F, Wooding, G. A, Ooombe, 11 yds.; W. J. Darmody, A. Mitchell, 12$ yds.; R. Hancock, A. E. Press, H. O, Downer, 13 yds.; A. Tremberth. P. Forest, 13J yds.; R. H. Glark&O. A. Plunked F, O. Yelf, G. Glarkeon, W. Heairfield, 14| yds. ; E. Sum men, H. Turner, T. B. Chambers, IS yds.; E. H, Rhodes, A. McGlayrnont, H. M. Adams, 15 J yd?. ; E. Fitzpatricfc, W. Rhodes, M, Ryan, W H. Gray, 16 yds. ; A. Oaborn, R Gorrell, F. Wilkinson, W. H, Bates, P. Keough. 16^ ycle. ; F. Thomson, J. Harris, G. Hooa, P. H. Taylor, P. McOormack, 17 yds. ; T. BL Worn, S. J. Williams, C. Pippett, J. H. Madden, 17i yde.; W.X)'Leay, J. Hartigan, A. Denby.lSyds. ^ One Hundred and Fifty YardB, Hurdles. — P. H. Roberts, 2 yds.; P. L. L. Hooper. H. O. Downer, 5 ^ds ; G. A. Ooombe. O. A. Correl), W. J. Darmody, L...
Wit and Humor. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
iEit mtb $wmt. Friend— ' Doctor, did you ever fight a duel ?' Doctor—' A duel 1 No, indeed. What novelty would it be for me to kill a man.' ' Was Micky dhrunk, sorr, when he. fell o£E the tcaffold? Well, yet 'onner, after he tumbled he seemed to have had a drop too much.' 'Brains will tell,' said a talkative dude to an old gent. -'Yes,' was the_ reply, 'sorns kinds will, bat the genuine article kaowa ho at to keep its mouth Bhut.' There are times when a shark won't bite a human being, but the trouble is to know when these off timeB occur. If you happen to make a mietake about it off goes a leg. Hotel clerk — ' Show Mr. Hayseed up to No. 13. ;' Mr. Hayeeed— ' Thirteen is an uuluaky camber, 'mister. ' Hotel clerk — ' WelJ, you may pay before yon retire, if you like.' Judge—' Prisoner, the evidence shows that you brutally assaulted the prosecutor. Have yon an j thing to offer in extenuation ?' ' No, sir ; my lawyer took all the money I had.' _ Health journals insist upon reposing on th...
NORWOOD V. SOUTH ADELAIDE. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
JJdfcWOOD V, SOtTH ADELUEE. h% the dose of the cricket match between fc»ee dubs on Saturday afternoon a 'game of baseball waB commenced on the south end of the Adelaide Oval. The interest manifested in the match was Buch that a majority of the few hundred spectators gathered on the ground left the cricket and lawn tennis matches at the other side of the oval and clustered around the djMSCBt *u-J tnvu «uav wuo jjm»j*j»o nv&v auwtcm to most of the onlookers, being members of the cricket teams who had monopolised the oval throughout the season, added to the interest in the game, but unfortunately the clubs were sot evenly matched. The Norwoods ap parently knew a great deal more about the tales of the game and played it better than their opponents, so that the contest was a foregone conclusion for the eastern suburban men. Even in the departments of the game in which the Souths as cricketers should nave been at home, such as catching and general fielding, they performed badly. I...
BASEBALL. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
BASEBALL. On Saturday the Norwood Baseball Olub entered the field for the first time, .their oppo nents being the Surveys, The match was played on the Kensington Oval before a good number of spectators, vho«vinced the-graateat interest and enthusiasm during the (Hatch. The victory of the Surveys is mainly due to their better knowledge of the rules and to the helding ot their captain, wao scored no less than 25 put outs. Ewers also contributed not a little to the result, his pitching being tirst cla&B all through. The dodging of Bonoaranol Shawyer was very amusing, and seemed to completely disconcert the field. The most successful rungetters for the Surveys were—*. Shawyer 6, Slight 5, Ewers 5, Bonnar 4, and Herbert 4. For the Norwoods Q. Woods cer tainly showed beat form ia the field ; and J. E. Woods 3 and J. Woods 2 were the highest scorers. Tbe Survey Tyros met the Goodwoods on Saturday and received a reverse in the form of 62 to 16, The intercolonial selection committee ...
Athletics. CYCLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
jUhkticg, CYCLING WOTjbS. [By Hub Lamp 1 The interest manifested in cycling by the general public has been greatly on the increase during the past few months. One of the most gratifying proofs of this was tbe presence at tan initial meeting of the Cyclists' Touring Club of South Australia of members of the colonial Legislature, while influential support has been promised the newly- formed organisation by many gentlemen unable to be present. This should give cause for gratification to wheelmen in general, as showing their growing strength as a body, The idea of forming . a clnb to be devoted to the interests of touring pure and simple . was first advanced in this column some little time back, and cordial support at once promised on steps being taken to organise. That a want existed for an association of this land was made apparent from the interest manifested by numerous un attached riders, who had a drelike to join any of the clubs already formed, because such bodieB were devoted pr...
LAWN TENNIS. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
LA.WN TENNIS. The Adelaide and Suburban* Lawn TaonEa Association concluded their tournament on Saturday. Mr. H. E. Hambidjre (Z.) waa tha successful acpirant for the title of e&ampion of the asscciation. He had to first meet Kaines (Z ) For a long time the meeting of thesa two players was looked forward to,:&B a great came was expected. Kaines scored the first two point?, then the score reached deuce, and H&mbidge scored first game. Kaines replied by eorce clever play, and game-all waa then the result. Hambidge tcired game two, and kept a lead till the finish, winning 11—5, Both players were enthusiastically cheered at different parts of the guns, particularly when ever any clever play was shown. .Kaines seemed stronger on his left ; while Ebunbidge proved to be slightly better -on his right. Toe ball was kept in motion well, the placing waa good, serving mediocre ; . in volleying Kainea was the superior. Hambidge showed a greater accuracy throughout, his rig...
PLAYED MARCH 30. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
Plated Maech 30. Mallala vXJawler Stragglers.— Played Wed nesday, March 27.— Scores— Mallala. 124: John Good 33, Snell 30, Murphy 21, Willing ton 18 ; Willington eix for 45. Stragglers. 10 1 1 Tardif 35, Ey 1$, Eebbeck 15, Folland 12; Tardif eight for 40 (hat trick). ? ? The annual meeting of the Gnmeracha Foot ball Club waa held at the District Hotel, Gumeracha, on March 2S.~ Mr. JML. A. Acra nsan presided over a large attendance. The following officers were elected :— Patron*, Messrs. R. Hombnrg, M.P., and J. L. Stirling, M.P.; president, Mr. J. Foote; eeveral vice presidents ; captain, Mr. J. Kittp ; vice captain, Mr. O. Foote ; secretary and treasurer, Mr. D. Moffat, Jan.; committee, Messrs. A. Clarke, W. Tyrie, H, Holden, 0, Pbilp, with captain, vice captain, anl secre tary.
ASSOCIATION MATCHES. SOUTH ADELAIDE v. NORWOOD. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
ASSOCIATION MATCHES. Sccth Adelaide v. Norwood. Two matches were played on the oval on Saturday, the attendance being as good as usnai. These teams met at the southern end of the oval to finish their match, begun on the previous Saturday. The weather waa very favorable for cricket, although a storm threatened during the course of the afternoon. Lyons and McKenzie, the not out men, started the game for the Norwoods, but after the former had put on 5 more to his credit, bring ing his total up to 32, he was clean bowled by Keedman. Harcus joined McKenzie, but he was caught by Reid oS iieedman for 10. Boat he then went to the crease, and he and WcKeczie made the required number of runs tvilbcut parting, Mi;Kenzis carried, oat nu Lat for 7S. hid t-coi? iaciudteg 12 fours aad 1 five. Uetdiuan was ti^- moet succeaaful with the leather for the South A-td!aidei. Suorsa : — Emttb, c. Hirc-js, b. Gifitn _ — _ _ C Eall&ns, b. Lions _ ... _ .. _ 8 Reedtnac, c. Harcua, b McKsnzte _ _ — 20...
OAKLEIGH PARK RACES. [By Telegraph.] Melbourne, March 31. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
OAKLEIGH PARK RICES. [By Telegraph,] Melbourne, March 31. These races dashing with Moonee Valley affected the attendance at each. The result of the racing here was :— Pony Handicap.— Flirt (Oohen), 1 ; Boork (Eobson), 2 ; Jimmy (Oarroii), 3, Hdbdlb Race.— Blaze (Morgan), I j Balla rat (Ferguson), 2; Karuma (Easthem), 3. Selling Race,— Major (Robson), 1 -u j&is- take (Sutton), 2 ; Clement (Sayes), 3.: Post Handicap. — Elewood (Erabson), 1; Mayfield (Devline), 2 ; Sandal (Jackson), 3. Goodwill Handicap. — St John (Cohen), I; Wairahrapa (Waller). 2; Chloris (Butter), 3. « Cobinthian Handicap.— The Victim (Mar. Brsnnigan); Auldana(Mr. Oox); Terrick (Mr, J. 8. EdVai, Blackwood Handicap, — Coronation (Bloomfield), 1; Abrupt (Campbell), 2; Day Star (Holmes), 3, Oakleige Handicap.— St. John (Cohen); ' Julian Gray (Bedf earn) : Rhetorician (Griffiths).
THE VICTORIAN RACING CLUB. [By Telegraph.] Melbourne, April 1. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
THE VICTORIAN RACING CLUB. [By Telegraph.] Melbourne, April 1. In connection with the Victorian Racing Club the following general entries for the meeting on April 13 have been received : — Hcedlk Bace — Black Prince, Society, Lady Wilde, Grace 'Darling. Second Drill, Dool, Whalebone. Maiden Plate, — Gnaroo, Lady Agnes, Priam, Marlborough, The Wilduat, Grandee, RIP., John Bright, Ussuiine, Southern Cross, DoriB, Benmark. Mooebakk Hill Handicap. — The Ohsrcier. Teuton, Victim, True Honors, Julian Gray, Nectarine, Coronation, Fishwife, IVIarl borcugh, Dividend, Ruseley, Ginger, New Star, Pippo, Moorbank, £aoui, Sedition, Oiacistooe, Epicurean, Boz. Perfection, ITibbra, Sir William. ? Stskplkchase, about two miles.— Kestrel, Koolart, Saxon, Peter, Osbisk, The Irishman, Ju.'sy. Eaglet, Renmatk. Flashlight. Apeil Handicap, — St. %#-n\s, Nectarine, Fi*bvtife, Marlborough. Sumatra, Cyclops, The Charmer, Skipper, Husaley^Sridegroom, Meteor, Sez, Recall, Stornoway, Pakefcft, fsikakanka, Jaspe...
Cricket & Football. CRICKET NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
Cricket Sc Jfootbali CRICKET KOTES. !Uy Onlookie.1 As was generally predicted would be the oaaa, the Norwoods easily defeated the South Ade laides on the Oral on Saturday last. The play lasted a little over an hour, and in that time Lyons and Harcus were both disposed of. The Australian Eleven man only succeeded in rais ing bis total to 32, when Roadman got a really good ball past him. Harcus batted carefully, but when he had reached doable figures Used man sent him back. Hoath then joined McKeazie, who was hitting in exeat style, and the pair soon terminated the match, putting up 138 for the less of two wickets to their op ponents' 134. Mention must be made of McKeczie's fine innings. He carried out bis bat for [a score of 73 and bis cutting was bril liant. The cricketing seas in cata to a termination, as far as the senior clubs are concerned, with the conclusion of the game between the Ade laides and the North Adelaides. The Adelaides resumed batting, and their last four wiekets p...
THE MOONEE VALLEY RACES. [By Telegraph.] Melbourne, March 31. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
THE MOOBEE VALLEY RACES. [By Teleeraph.1 Melbourne. March 31. The Moonee Valley racea took place yester day. There was a fair attendance, and the weather was fine. The following were tbe teBults of the racing : — All-aged Stakes,— Irish Whisper. Handicap.— Umbra (Fountain). 1; Abrupt (Campbell), 2; Olive (May bine), 3. Steeplechase — Shamrock (Thompson), 1 Saxon (Edge), 2 ; Peter Oebeck (Fegie), 3. Special Request Handicap.— Twilight, 1 Ganges, 2 ; Trojan, 3:
Sporting News. RACES TO COME. APRIL [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
Snorting §M*. RACES TO COMB, ' Aprtt.. 10. — Kapunda Baces. nominations, March IS ; weights, March 19 ; acceptances, Maroh 26. SO.— Polo Qlub Baces. Entries, April 12 ; weishts, April 15. 22.— Laura Baces. Nominations, March 12 ; weights, March 26 ; acceptances, April 9. 82.— Onkap&rinpa Races. Weights, March 21; acceptances, April i ; general entries, April 16. 22— Blinman Races. 25. — Southern Olob Baces, Strathalbyn. Nomina tions, April a ; weights, April 11 ; acceptances, April 18. Mat. t, 9, 1L— S.A J.O. Baces. Nominations, March 12 ; weights, April 23 ; acceptances, April 16 and April 39. 18, 24, 26.-ARC. Queen's Birthday Meeting. Nominations, March 12 and May 7 ; weights, May 20 and 21 ; acceptances, May 16 and 22. Jukk 6, 7.— BirdsviHe BaceB. 20. — Transcontinental Clubs Races, Warrina. No ruinatious, April 20 ; acceptances, June 3. Sbfismbbb. 2, 7.— S.A.J.C. Baces.
SPORTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
SPORTING NOTES. In consequence of the excessively heavy rainfall, and all the country round about Kapnnda being flooded, the committee of the Kapnnda Race Club met on Tuesday and decided to postpone the races until Wednesday next, 10th instant. The Adelaide Polo Club are making final arrangements for the reception and entertain ment of their Victorian visitors, who will arrive here in a fortnight. The Camperdown repre sentatives are Messrs. Chirnsides (2), Mani fold (2), and Smith-Murray. The public matches will be played on the usual ground on the Old Course, the first being fixed fpr Wed nesday, April 17. On Saturday, April 20, the Polo Club raceB will take place at Morphett ville, and on Easter Monday the teams will visit the Onkaparinga races. On Tuesday, 23rd, another match will be played, and on Wednes day, 24th, the intercolonial match of South Australia againBt Victoria will take place. On Friday, the 26th, the final match will be played, and the visitors will take their dep...
WILLUNGA RACES. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
WILLUKGA RACES. Ibe WiiluBpa and M.viacpn Vale racsa pss-sed oS pleasantly on Saiu:d&y, There was a fair attendance and good field*. Tha follow in? are the reaulta : — Hcbdlhs — Wallaby, Kovar, Stilton, A good race. Won hy a neck. MAir.EKS,— Rover, Twilight. Alfred. Seven efsrted. Won easily. Handicap, — Snapdrasoc, 10 st. S lb., 1 ; Cort motion, 8 st. 5 lb,. 2- Seven started, Wcu by four lengths. Others distanced. Teoi.— Lady, Minnie, Lohengrin. Won easiiv. Selling Face (run in hsats).— Roseleaf, Daikir, Maude.
THE JAMESTOWN RACES. [By Telegraph.] Jamestown, March 29. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
THE JAMESTOTFK RACES. LBy Telegraph.] Jamestown, March 29. The Jame&tcwa races were held today, and were a soccees. The weather was fine though waroi. The course was c-od, although tue dust was annoying, Abaut 500 people were present. An unfortunate dispute occurred over the Steeplechase. Five horses accepted, but oclv two were left in at the time anoainttfd for -starting, the remainder having been scratched, and the club's rales state that three hortes most etart or no race can take place. Mr. Ferry contended that the race- should 'proceed, es all the horses had accepted, but the committee decided that there should be no Steeplechase, and Mr. Ferrv -threatens to sae them for the stake. The totalizator was fairly well patronised at 10s, per ticket, Tha foilow itp are the results : — Fabmers' Pcbsk. — TVIariedale, 1; Barb, 2; Vixen, 3, Won very easily. Arnold Ferry rode the wiener in fine style. Tbe totalizator divi dend was £6 10a. Kuedlfs.— Nellie. 1 ; Post, 2. At the first...
FIRE IN A TRAINING STABLE. SWORDFISH BURNT TO DEATH. Nairne, April 5. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
m FIRE IN A TRAINING STABLE. SWORDFISH BURNT TO DEATH. [By Te.egrtph.] Nairne, Apr J 5, The racehorse Swqr 'fish was burnt to die t a last night at tbe train tag ? tables of Mr, Ti.-o- Kain, of Native VaUay. Two other t ho .-m gv tneds were in tbsmaaa table, but tha? ws.e saved although somewhat injured. OrUfGa uprights of the stable ware left sfacun;. Swotdfishwaa issured for £75, [Lahb.J Swordfish was burnt.to a cinder. Tha other two horses were all right, though one aha mat was ringed in the stable, A new saddle, the bridles, and clothing ware all burnt. Tha fin occurred at 7.40 on Tuuradby evening in Swoidfish's box.
THE CONSERVATOR OF FORESTS IN THE SOUTH-EAST. Mount Gambier, April 4. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
TBE CONSERVATOR OF FORESTS IN THE SOUTH-EAST. [By Telezraph.1 Mount Gambler. April 4. The Consprvatot of Forests is now on his periodical viBit to the district arranging plant ing operation b for the ooraing season. He aays he wiil have 160.000 trees (principally pineB) for distribution this year at the Mount Gam bier Forest Reserve, and that the plantation is Bhowing better growth than during1 previous Bfseons. Tbe rabbit question was brought under Mr. Brown's notice, and after inspect ing tee rt serve ne aeciuea to recommend me CommieRJonerto enclose it with wire nsttine. To-day Mr. Brown visited Millicent and arranged for planting at the Mount Mclntyre reserve. He expects to have 20.000 trees (chiefly pines) for distribution. Four bloots in this reserve were sketched out, which it is in tended to offer the public for wattle planting purposes. Tomorrow the conservator will . visit tne Cave Zange reserve, Narracoorte, ' where he will arrange to plant 80,000 pines. Tonight Mr. Brown...
H.M.S. CALLIOPE. THE GALE AT SAMOA. HOW THE VESSEL ESCAPED. AN ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME AT SYDNEY. Sydney, April 4. [Newspaper Article] — South Australian Chronicle — 6 April 1889
HJI.S. CALLIOPE. THE GALE AT SAMOA. HOW THE VEisEL ESCAPED. AN ENTHUSIASTIC WELCOME AT SYDNEY. [By Telegraph.] Sydney, April 4. H.M.S. Calliope, the British warship which had such a miraculous escape during the terrible hurricane at Samoa, la which three American and three German war ships went to destruction, arrived to-day, bringing full and authentic details with regard to the disaster. Early in the morning a crowd commenced to gather in the vicinity of Farm Cove awaiting her appearance, which, by the time of her comfog to her moorings (2 o'clock) had assumed moBt extensive proportions. The wildest and mosb enthusiastic recep tion greeted the vessel's appearance, and cheer after cheer from the Immense crowd assembled on shore and from the many crowded and gaily decorated small craft that swarmed In the harbor welcomed her to an anchorage. One of the very first to board the Calliope was his Excellency Lord Carriogton, who was accom panied by the Hon. Rupert Carrington, A.D.C., and...