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THE CYCLIST BUILDING A SOLDIER'S HOME: PROMINENT CYCLIST KILLED [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
THE CYCLIST PU1LD1NG A SOLDIER'S HOME: PROMINENT CYCLIST KILLED By BEDE CARROLL. There is a fairly good programme of events I down for decision this afternoon. Four clubs will be engaged on the road, and two on the track. j At Parramatta Park Central Cumberland si.rl I Ashfield clubs arc to combine, as usual, and ? run-off two handicap! and a five miles scratch I race. The racing is very interesting, and is nttractine quite a lar.-e number of enthusiasts. Racin;; will :'.art sharp at 3, regardless of ab sentees. The Cumbrrlardcrs have been trs:r. inc. on the trnck for the list six weeki, and report it in nouj order. On the roarl thr principal event is the annual championship o! the Enfteld-Burwood Club, which is over 24 ~i!e= on the local court?. It is to be pacc-J, :o '.hit .i truly-run, fast race is assured. To:.-i Tracey is t:ie holder of the title, and banin^ mishap, looks like retaining it; but R. A. Kunro, who 13 riding well, can be depended on ^-ivi:i3 him a good race. Other ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
KEMBLA GRANGE RACES CUP MEETING TUESDAY ? SEPTEMBER 26- - TUESDAY cum l'lir/.K-Mosrv. iu kstiues. BITCIAIj TRAINS LKAVH SYI1NKY O..',5 (nOOSKS), 1U..10. AM) 11.5 (PASSENULTIS) ' ? IMUKJilATK IlKTl'HS AKTICIt TIIK LAST UACK.. TUAI-NS LAXIJ PAWKNCBISS IIJGIIT AT THE COUltSK. SPECIAL NOTICE ALBERT E. WATSON WILL OPERATE 1, 2, 3 - ALL EVENTS - 1, 2, 3 [36J RANDWICK STAND $6j
ONCE UPON A TIME IN SPORT TYPICAL FIGHTING FACES. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
ONCE UPON] rffe ATI ME LR J^_ TN bPORT ;. TYPICAL FIGHTING FACES. ' I remember one night when Al Palzer, a giant Minnesotan, appeared for the first time in New York fistic society. There was a mo mentary hash. Then every spectator turned to every other spectator and exclaimed : . 'Great Scott — what a face for a fighter I' Al Palzer certainly had the ideal 'fiehting face.' His well-rounded jaw was thrust for ward like the ram of a battleship. There was firmness and courage in the lines of his mouth. 'His nose was short, and not too prominent. His eyes were protected by high cheekbones and the brow of a caveman. His neck was like a column, well set on broad and sloping shoulders that promised plenty of strength and hitting power. Palzer's eyes were clear bloc, light, like those of his Viking ancestors, bold and steady. When fight ing they held a Bersark glare. Where is Al Palzer now ? Why. out West again, fighting occasional preliminaries in third rate boxing shows. No other heavywei...
TO-DAY'S TURF PROGRAMME HAWKESBURY SPRING MEETING ROWLEY MILK (To start at 2.17 p.m.) [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
TO-DAY'S TURF PROGRAMME HAWKESBURY SPRING MEETING ROWLEY MILE, (To itir: «t 2.l-i pni.i A har.dlrap of 1M wi, *lth a '»«ffpittin of S jam eaxa (cr itart'rs ad*i'i; «rrr.M yrr.r it o-.j .'ad tn:rl bone 10 aot- from the rii'c. A rtiiincr of /* i «i.'l ca;i flit race alter tl-.r i.'Oin.i n o! uniit/a tn t.m- ,m otrai ol no or nitre »J'h taiulinpr, l'ili MtM. 1 milt. ?t Ih Vr. C. n«rnftf» hr h CKTIOSI:. ».-r ? n Io -Mr. J. I'uipbrll Woo.1', :? b t'AN.U :i:K. «}« .... 0 1 Mr. S. L. UolduilPj b I :OSSUW -ii»:.l. «'1 ?? * m lit. V. K. Mohr'» br li MACHINE BOV. «.vr» «t ae»rl ? 8 10 Mr. (:. o'Rotirkf'r *-r s l..\ HAI.KOt It. «Et-l ....*-? Mr. II. S. Uimri br in IMA. '.-« ? 9 ' fcir IVm. Cootwr'j hr li SVHIAX limp.l, ?''}« .. ?? T I'. Mr. W. A. Rnv.' br c I.TANAI.K. Jir. ? '? M Mr. W. IV. I lifl'« hik u Ml! W'lM.IC. IC'I .. ?? '? ? Mr. Vi. J. £aville'« br = BMiKAi UNIIA. .'?--».. .. 7 ; llita i;na fllff, br h h'».!IHTA limp-). *:'* ...?'? Mr. A. Karn-lu*'. br in I.OVKII n\i:. ?-» ....;« Mr. ...
PAGE OF WAR AND SPORT TOPICS FOR MEN AND WOMEN KNUTS ACCLAIMED BY BISHOP OF LONDON :: AMAZONS IN BATTLE ARRAY THE DAND'YS MANHOOD QUALITIES GAINED IN SPORT REVEALED IN WAR [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
PAGE OF WAR AND SPORT TOPICS FOR MEN AND WOMEN KNUTS ACCLAIMED BY BISHOP OF LONDON :: AMAZONS IN BATTLE ARRAY THE DANDY'S MANHOOD QUALITIES GAINED IN SPORT REVEALED IN WAR rt,,rint .1 d«P-roo«'d '»»«y has been exposed ti££? *th! W,arV Ue' th' da--dyi'n « an tagonistic to pluck. Speakine at a recent meet ing, in London, the Bishop of London said a taxi-driver who had been in the Army re marked to him : 'What astonished me was them 'Knnts.1 They used to be so tired that I had to drive 'em across from one side of the road to the other. But I have seen 'em under fire, and thev share TOM McMAHON, Tho American heavyweight, to meet Les O'Donnell at the Sydney Stadium this evening. with you the last cigarette and sandwich they have E°t.' Similar testimony to these Knuts' demeanor in actual fray has (writes Old Blue in Sport ing Life) also been afforded by an eye-witness, who was lost in amazement at their coolness and the light of exaltation in their eyes. In his own words, 'They are foremo...
ARROW TIPS FOR TO-DAY By PILOT ROWLEY MILE [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
ARROW TIPS FOR TO-DAY By PILOT ROWLEY MILE ? BANDOLIERO .... . . I Sydlan ? 2 Loved One ? 3 HAWKESBURY GUINEAS: ADMIRAL BEATTY ? 1 Eastcourt ? 2 Mafioso ? 3 PARK STAKES : COOKAMIDGERA ? I Daddy Christmas ? 2 Capelletti ? 3 HAWKESBURY SPRING HANDICAP.: CHARLEVILLE ? 1 Fantarie ? 2 Lady Minnie ? 3 HIGHWEIGHT HANDICAP : OMAHA ? 1 Bachelor's Perssc ? 2 Lord Nacar ? 3 By THE SCOUT ROWLEY MILE : PANACRE ? t Sydian ? 2 HAWKESRURY GUINEAS : ADMIRAL BEATTY or IRISH COMEDY. PARK STAKES : FAITHFUL LADDIE ? I Daddy Christmas ? 2 Earl Sun ? 3 I HAWKESBURY SPRING HANDICAP: PRETTY BOBBY ? 1 Charlcville ? 2 Fantarie ? 3 HIGH-WEIGHT HANDICAP: VALIOR ? I Aurifer ? ? ? .. 2 Royal Parade ? 3
GOLF NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
GOLF NOTES . :l By TEE TEE. I met a number of the members of the Manly Club on Wednesday who were very enthusias tic about the golf of Mr. B. Fahey. a player of tl years, who, at his first appearance on tbe links, had done an 18. It is a good performance for a man of any age and above the scratch mark in handicap, Brisbane, a short time ago. His average round Manly than almost anywhere. I am not at all surprised at Mr. FahcVa round, as his handi cap was 12 medal and 9 bogey at YeeroncpiUy, Brisbane, a short time ago. His average round was SB, and he thinks nothing, of doine 36 loles a dav and carrvinE his own haz of clubs. 'I understand he is willing to back himself against any man of his years anywhere, and I think he may safely do so, even if he offered to give 10 or IS years in. The Manly golfers were very surprised both at his pace and per fection for the tee. The Manly ladies' championship has ad vanced another stage during the week ? Of course. Miss Duret will win it I fancy i...
WOMEN WHO ARE FIGHTING "IT MAKES MY HEART BEAT," SAYS A FAIR RUSSIAN [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
WOMEN WHO ARE FIGHTING 'IT MAKES MY HEART BEAT,' SAYS A FAIR RUSSIAN It Is known that a number of women are in Russian infantry regiments, but one has now been found wearing gunner's uniform and at tached to a field battery. Her husband is in command of the battery, and allows her even to accompany it into action, but he win not put her on the strength. Nina Vladimorovna is her name. She served first as a nursing sister, and went through her apprenticeship of danger dur ing the retreat from Galicia. 'Only once since I have been with the bat tery,' she said, 'have I been under such heavy fire as I had to go through then.' The officers and men of the battery say she has never shown any sign of fear. She says that being in action is like seeing an exciting play early in life wben one has just begun to go to the theatre. I 'It makes my heart beat fast,' she con tinued. 'Perhaps that is fear; I don't know. I don't know what I shall do when the war is over. It will be so odd wearing skirt...
Saved by a Book [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
Saved by a Book During a big British advance a marvellous ad venture was experienced by a sergeant, who describes how a book he carried saved his life. We went over in grand style, and found nothing MR. JOHN McCURE, Rancbrtck Bowling Club's new President. much in the way till be got into Montauban. Here the place was in an awful mess. Most of the houses had been knocked head over heels. The only ones I saw standing were a couple of cafes. As we came on we saw lots of Germans running out of the back of the village, but when we got into the streets there were plenty of them monkeying about the ruins. We had divided the company up into groups of six, but as we neared the village we all joined up again. 'My five pals were five of the best, and we kept well together. We saw some Huns in a ground floor, so we dropped a Mills bomb through the window and didn't wait for an answer. As we turned the corner we saw a Ger man lying round the end of a wall. He'd got a machine gun, and had made a ...
WAR WHIFFS "A Lady of Means" [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
[?] By THE CYNIC. 'A Lady of Means' Described as a tedy of means, Mrs. Becfatt. a widow, aged 56, was, at Ormskirk Sessions, sent to gaol for three months without the op tion of a fine, and ordered to pay the costs, for giving intoxicating drinks to wounded, soldiers. 'The defendant, it was stated, lived in close proximity to a large military hospital at Mag hull, rfear Ormskirk, and was recently in the habit of inviting wounded soldiers to tea, and then supplying them with intoxicating liquor. One soldier, a sergeant, stated that he had stopped eight days at the defendant's house, and another said t'nat he had been there all night, both being given drink by the defendant on each occasion.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
ANSWERS TO CORRESPONDENTS. AJAX : Woorak. THE GAP (Dunedoo) : A pony is £25, a mon key £500. ? ? HAVE THAT DIRTY AND SOILED SUIT RENOVATED BV M . H. TH©MAS » MSvCTIiEET Erpjrt Cleaner and Prater. He will mike It equal to Sen- at Mcdcntr Omfie. CALL, WRITE, or THO.VK. CITV M».
TURF GOSSIP [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
TURF GOSSIP By THE 8COUT. Hawkcsbury races this afternoon. While the Northern District race-goers will be catered for at Boolaroo. Melbourne followers of the game will take their sport at Aspcntialc Park. The next meeting of the Ascot Racine Club i- a fixture for October 11. Nominations close with the secretary, Mr. J. Underbill, at 5 p.m. on the 5th prox. Royal Rnfus. who was a railure here wh» trained by P. Nolan, v.-as recently handicapped in New Zealand for the Avondalc Cup at a.12. Colonel Soult (8.11) won from Housewife and Chortle. . One hundred and six nominations were re ceived for the benefit trotting meetjnn to be held at the Victoria Park racecourse this after noon. Special trams to and from the gates of the course The first race will start at 2. IS 9*°- ? A rrrilA coincidence « t^c Mfirtiai-— THmiin e reuisff Sasanof, who recently credited Mr. VSttord G. Stead with the Chelmaford Stakes at TattersatTs Spring meetinc. was bred by Mr. T. M. WiHord, of Wellinston. Forty-on...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
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DEATH OF MR. B. R. WISE. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
DEATH OF MR. B. R. WISE. The announcement of the sudden death of Mr. R. B. Wise will be regretted in theathletir world, especially by tbe old brigade— those who followed the game a quarter of a century ago. fir. wise, at tne time Attorney-General, in the Parkes Government, took part in the first cross-country run in New South Wales, that organised by the old Sydney Harriers at Mar rickville, in 1889. The founder of the club, Mr. H. Coombes, together with Mr. J. H. B. Martin (now Captain Martin of the Veterinary Corps, somewhere on the western front), were the trail- layers, and amongst the pack were Messrs. Alex Morgan (now of Bega), R. J White. A. E. W. Wachsmann, and others in cluding if memory serves, the late Mr Fred Hawley. Mr. Wise ran to help along the move ment, but wore knee breeches, stocking:: and boots, and aloo his Oxford 'Varsity blazer He was a fine runner chiefly a'miler, when at Queen's College. Oxford, and won the English mile championship in 1879 (1min 29sec) and ...
ATHLETICS GOSSIP ON THE SCHOOLS' CHAMPIONSHIPS. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
ATHLETICS GOSSIP ON THE SCHOOLS' CHAM WONSH1PS. , By ARGUS. imt afternoon the chief athletic meeting will be the sports of St. Ignatius' Coilccc at the school oval at Rivervicw. ? This meeting is eyer of the most enjoyable character. Almost of equal importance will be the challenge match this afternoon at the Australian Football Ground. Mascot, bet\?«jn the Botany Harriers i and the Western Suburbs A.A.C. This will b; I the first challenge match of the season. When the clubs lait met (at the Australian Football Ground last KFliruan* 10^ th* U/»*»_*r. c..t...»u. Club won by 32 points to 22 ; but since then a number of the members of -each club have joined their mates already in khaki. Prior to that the Western Suburbs men had beaten the Botanys (at Pratten Park on Oct. 9, 1915) by 38? points to 275 points, and this despite the fact lh.it J. .1. Walshe had won three events for the wearers cf the royal blue racing livery. Another fvent of importance fixed for this afternoon is the mile...
The Gold Stripe [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
The Gold Stripe Standing at a corner of Trafalgar Square. London, was a young subaltern of our New Zealand Sprees. An elderly civilian who was passing stopped and looked at him, then gravely raised his hat ana passed on. The subaltern looked surprised, but when the same thing hap pced two minutes later he became distinctly embarrassed. Just above the cuff on bis left sleeve was a thin strip of gold braid, and it was this which attracted the attention of many people. The gold stripe denoted that this young man had faugh* his Empire's battles and had been wounded. Though somewhat shy at the attention which was paid him, the sub altern admitted that he was in a measure glad of it, because he deemed it only just that those who had borne the burden and heat of the day in the firing-line should have f.ome distinctive marie v/aicu would be recognised by the outside world.
"In Germany by Autumn" [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
'In Germany by Autumn' The Schleswig newspaper Heimdal about eight weeks ago printed from its Berlin corres pondent a long article appearing in the Berlin Press urging the Germans not to listen to the propaganda of those who are going about tbe country demanding a general strike. 'On our vast fronts,' says the writer, 'the Russians, the British, and the French are stand ing, and they will be in Germany by the Au tumn. They are two to one, and across the seas from Japan come enormous masses of am munition and food, while we have to depend on what we produce ourselves. 'The seven days' artillery fire of the British was murderous, and (jerman reports admit the superiority of tlie British artillery. What is left for us, and what confidence can we have that these furious attacks upon the gateways of our Empire will all fail ? It is essential now that nothing should be done to hamper the ex isting organisation, so that Germany would find herself fighting not only against enemies from abro...
"Still the Contemptible Army" [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 23 September 1916
'Still the Contemptible Army' The German Press has given its public very little information about the great offensive on the west It continues to assert that the Ger man line is unconquerable. Late in July the Cologne Gazette cheered its readers with the following passage: — 'England's aim is to overthrow the German Army, which hai been stiffened by two years of war, with an army which has been put to gether under every possible difficulty, which is no doubt patriotic and perhaps brave, but which is composed of quite unmilitarv ele ments, which certainly no longer consists of tho flower of the nation, and which has officers and non-commissioned officers who only pos sess the smallest experience of war. If France is to receive the relief which she needs the English Army must triumph over troops whose leadership and technique compare with the best Continental army, while every man of us is inspired with a passionate desire to come to grips with this our most hated enemy.' More interes...
Bird's Nest in War Ruins [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
Bird's Nest in War Ruins From the firing line in France a Staff offi cer has written : 'A blackbird's nest with three ycung birds in it was found in the ruins of a village which had been captured by us some days previously. This particular village n situated practically right on the old German front line, and thus the old bird must have sat on its nest during the whole of the preli minary bombardment and the subsequent tcr r?fic fighting. Everything around the nest was smashed to atoms.'