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Kaiser's Nephew's End [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
Kaiser's Nephew's End The circumstances of the death and mysteri ous disappearance of the body of Prince Maxi milien of Hesse, whose relatives invoked the aid of the Pope in an effort to obtain this In formation, arc disclosed by a writer In tno Petit Parisicn. He asserts that the Prince was shot in the groin during an engagement be tween a Saxon detachments and an English patrol near Uodewacrsvelde, in Northern France, early in the war. The Prince was found by Trappists monSs and taker, to their monastery, where he aled soon after. The monks were ordered to evacu ate the monastery, and Father Bernard, visiting the cloister on the following day, found the body of the Prince was missing. Later the Prince's family appealed to the Fope to obtain information as to the disposition of his body, but without success. The body reposes in n humble cemetery in Hazelbrouck; it was kept two days in a house there, was once interred, but exhumed at night, end finally buried in a coffin costing 30 ...
The Horse in War [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
The Horse in War Though trench warfare restricted the hoc ot horses with the cavalry for a long time in the French front, the war-value of the horse is being again demonstrated at the expense of the Germans. One is not referring to the iron horse or juggernaut which British invention has perfected for the Huns' special edification, but to the British and colonial chargers. Several of the men who took nart in the charge by Dragoon Guards and Dcccan Horse near the Fourcaux Wood at the end of July returned to England for a few days' leave. A London representative of the Manchester Guardian met one of them — a member of the famous Indian regiment — early in August. 'We were ready early in the day.' he said: 'riding light, our horses full of excitement and restless as if they knew what work was before them. 'We waited and waited for hours until at last in the afternoon the signal for the attack came, and we picked our way around the trench line. 'Then the horses simply went mad, and so d...
Stalking the Germans [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
Stalking the Germans A wounded officer who has arrived in Eng land said the undergrowth at Longueval was ;o dense that the attackers were able to get within twenty yards of the enemy's wire with out being detected. 'The Germans, however, were uneasy,' he added, 'as we could gatner from their excited talk, and when we put up a number of partridges, which flew over the enemy s lines, we knew that they knew. The Germans sent up alarm rockets, and we sent up the Germans. Our artillery got in Bon»». fine shooting.'
AN AMATEUR FILM CAST. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
AN AMATEUR FILM CAST. Cousin Jim is the intimate title of a five recler recently exhibited in Chicago, which bears several notable distinctions. First, it was pro duced without a professional in the cast, all of the players being prominent Chicago society folk. Second, it was filmed without the aid of a manufactured set, all scenes and locations having been the real thine It was done for the benefit of the American lied Cross and the fea ture of the advertising was the emphasis placed on the billion dollar cast.
SINGLE STAR COMPANIES. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
SINGLE STAR COMPANIES. Companies formed to exploit a single star seem to be quite the rage at present (says Pic ture Plan). Clara Kimball Young ar.U Charles Chaplin head the list of tho«r who will be known as lone stars in organisations, and the list promises to swell materially if all present plans are worked out to their ends. Louis J. Selznick. who formed the Clara Kimball Younc Film Corporation, is looking over the field of stars, and expects to select other shining lights before long who will also occupy a place at the head of their own companies. There are several other magnates said to be watching carefully the outcome of Mr. Selznick's plan, and if it proves a success they will also make films on the same basis. John R. Freuler, who formed a company for Chaplin, will do the same for any other star of the first magnitude who desires to have his films distributed in this man ner. Mr. Freuler stated at the time he signed t~napun nc aia not care in tne least wnetner or 1 not the...
FILMS' POLITICAL PULL. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
FILMS' POLITICAL PULL. Perhaps the first positive demonstration of the political power of the movies was given in Chicago recently. In the campaign for superior court judges prior to the election on Jane 5, Judge William Fenimore Cooper, one of the Democratic candidates, did not have the sup port of a single newspaper, but he won re election, standing fourth among the successful candidates. The screens of practically every film house of Chicago, about 1000, were used to electioneer for Judge Cooper, because of his blow at political censorship more than a year ago, when he prevented the city authorities from putting the ban on The Birth of a Nation. D. W. Griffith and his associates took a long distance part in the campaign through newspaper advertisements.
HYPHENATED! [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
» HYPHENATED! Clever idea that (says a film exchange), rai ning Edwin August, film actor, director, avowed author, etc., for the presidency of these United States; but in sanctioning such a stunt it probably never occurred to Mr. August that it would be impossible to obtain even the shadow of representation in the electoral col lege, or that in becoming an actual candidate he would be compelled to use his own name, Edwin August Phillip von der Butz.
SCREEN SNAPSHOTS [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
SCREEN. SNAPSHOTS Chaplin transfer on Monday. Fairbanks and Keenan at Lyceum to-day. Double Trouble, Triangle Fine Arts; The Thoroughbred, Triangle Ince; and Keystone comedy, comprise new Triangle programme. Double Trouble has Dousles Fairbanks. Mar gery Wilson, and Gladys Brockwell in the leading roles. It is a Jekyll and Hyde tale of dual personality. Florian Amidon was a staid and retiring young banker. He was terribly afraid of his stenographer, and absolutely dreaded the girls at the Sunday School picnic. With the old ladies of the church, however, he was right in the boom. Considered by them a model young man, they made him president of the Sabbath Day society. ? This is the character the happy Douglas portrays in the early part of the picture. Un like Dr. Jekyll. he does not invent a myster ious potion, by drinking which he can change his personality, but ? . He goes on vacation, and one night is ac costed by a thug, who gives him one to the back of the head with a sandbag. F...
WILL WOLAROI RUN THE DISTANCE ? KILBOY IN EQUAL DEMAND. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
WILL WOLAROI RUN THE DISTANCE ? KILBOY IN EQUAL DEMAND. For the Derby 18 remain in, and public opinion, as reflected in the market pointi to a duel between the local champion, wolaroi, and Kilboy, who will represent New Zealand. Further than being the Dominion choice in this event. Kilboy will run in the part owner ship of Mr. W. G. Stead, whose desire ap parently, is to emulate his late father, Mr. G. u. Stead, ana take tne a.j.l.. Blue rmana. ine other partner is Mr. Luttrcll. And taking it by and large, Mr. Stead apears to have as good a chance of doing so as ever he will. We all know how patriotic and confident New Zealanders are regarding the horses they bring over, but there seems some justification for their confidence this time. The Kilbroncy — Cyre colt has done an excellent preparation, and his work on the track in company with such a proved mare as Bee makes him out an undoubted racehorse. Of course, neither he nor Wolaroi has won over anything approaching a Derby distanc...
AT SYDNEY SHOWS THEATRICAL TIT-BITS [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
? ?? ... ? ' |fr THEATRICAL TIT-B1TS Double event to-night. ; Allen Doone and While the Billy Boil«. The aetor-manager-sportsman is back to these shore* with a collection of built-for-Doone plays. Happy Go Lucky O'Shea promises to be a T''1,'/', If '' °nly liv« 'P lo the title it should do all required of it. Doone himself is billed to sine The Kil kenny Cats, The Nightbird's Cooing, and Think of Me, Sweet Maid. A Doone play without a sons for the denial Irishman would not be recognisable. Something special in the way of scenery and costumes also promised. How Henry Lawson^wiU^ appear in dramatic : . AL PRINCE AND HELEN DEERIE, WHO ARE GIVING A COMEDY ACT AT __^ ? THE TIVOLI. form is a matter that has had the critics busy gnessmc for some time. Popular opinion seems to be that if So-and-so's works could be made possible on the stage, then Lawson's chances of similarly achieving fame should - be some thing over and above the dead-cert, variety. Indeed, there is material enongh in the...
Perisco picPeeps [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
'Perisvpidgew By CISEAUX. Kaiser's sun is surely setting, But we'll heave no mournful sigh To think that sucb an ornament Will be leaving of the sky. The new regulations in old England are mak and women who motor. . 'Americans Question the Kaiser's Sanity,' rons a New York evening paper headline. They are about the only people in the world that thinks there is a question about it. Mrs. Bargain-chaser : 'They are charging everything to the war now.' The Hubby : 'They are. yes ? WcU. I'm getting my bills the first of the month, just the same ! ' Several German generals have been placed on the retired list. The others are on the tired list. Before the debacle comes a few more will be on both lists, bully old von Hindcnburg in cluded. Ackcd by a Kent tribunal why he did not ,;jffi employ a shepherdess lo release a shepherd for KM the Army, a iarrr.er remarked drily. 'The only ?.,-«? woman 'shepherd was called 'Bo-Peep.1 You .;(| know what happened to her.' /'M Good old John Bull has alw...
EIGHT-HOUR DAY SPORTS. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
EIGHT-HOUR DAY SPORTS. Ail roads will lead to the Show Ground, so far as the athletic fraternity is concerned on Monday, when the Eight-Hour Day Sports will be the attraction. All things considered, en tries are numerous, and good sport may be expected, although the declaration of handi caps so long before the meeting may by sub sequent happenings, have upset the calculations of handicappers. A notable case comes to mind in the running high-jump in which A. L. Cooper is conceded 7in. in a handicap made for 5ft 9in. At his school sports (S.G.S.) he cleared 5ft 2in (being second to A. E. Flem ing), and on this performance was allotted 7in. After the declaration of the handicaps, he competed in the all schools championship and won at 5ft 51in Thus unless there is a penalty for this win he looks to have an extra good chance of scoring on Monday. Winners in the other events appear to be well hidden by the handicappers. In the 120 yds, R. F. Cripps (the All Schools 100yds champion) and A....
AMONG THE EPSOM CANDIDATES A BIG FIELD LIKELY. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
AMONG THE EPSOM CANDIDATES A BIG FIELD LIKELY. Although 30 remained in the Epsom after payment of final forfeits on Thursday, it is probable that in two or three cases the policy has been determined by the weather, and the possibility of such heavy going t'flat 'anything might win.' At the same time it takes a good horse to win a good race, in the majority of cases no matter the conditions, and to-day's field em braces so many of high calibre that backers looking for remote chances of 'buying a liousc ior a icw smiling*' will Be quite entitled to their success if they get one. The books have never been at all risky with Woorak, and considering his 10.4 his price savoTS to some extent of squeezing. To win with such a burden a horse would require to be absolutely free from the bad luck that is always associated with big fields; while the fact that he was beaten at the end of the Doncaster (9.12) by Eurobin makes his pre sent task more difficult. Cetigne, however, must command resp.ct ...
ATHLETICS NOTES ON TO-DAY'S AND MONDAY'S MEETINGS [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
ATHLETICS V ' — NOTES ON TO-DAY'S AND MONDAY'S MEETINGS By ARGUS. The fiat picric sports meeting of the season will take place this afternoon, at Sylvania, tinder the auspices of the Botany Harriers. The outing comprises a 16 miles trip on Botany Bay and the George's River, and is ever an enjoyable one. In addition to dub events, the Botany Har riers have put on others for all members of clubs affiliated to the A. A. A., and thus there should be plenty of attraction* for athletes. Members of the N:S.W. Walking and F.G. Club art also being catered for at the pic nic, which will be controlled by a committee consistins of Messrs. J. P. Grinton, J. J Walsbe, and A. S. Baldick. Launches will leave Botany Pier at 1.45 and 2 p.m., and Sans Souci at 3.1j p.m., and to catch the last named the 2.25 train from the Central Station must be caught. On Saturday last the Botany Harriers turned the tables on the Western Suburbs A.A.C. in their match at Mascot, but this was expected before the meetin...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
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TENNIS TOWN TALK [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
iTemnix » TALfrC ?? 1/Tauau/ 3 An effort was made to continue tin Applm way tourney Junng the ween, but w:t-.oul tuc ceia owing to the wet weather. The tourney *lll.be.««i'T-ed thii afternoon *nd on Monday. £ e !? d.°'bttul -vhether the four events can be finaliicd In the -schedule time. Players rather .'eUyed the Ofcn-u.- of the tournament on Sa-urday. Aithouih the first eveni was iimeu to con:.nence it 1 Ii it was nearer 2 before everything was ready. The result was that seme ot the r.iati:ae-, could not be completed, and had to stand over. Beuic a meeting in aid of a patriotic purpose iar ihc Y.M.CA. Field Fund, the irnraRen-.er.'t trea-.c-l I the absentee players leniently in noi Tiafclr-.r them forfeit. The handicaps at the Appian Way meeting last Saturday produtrd ro:::c close isatc-es. For in»tancc. thai i.i -he mined doubles in which N. Peach .'.-.'! yiu St. Georze were conceding Whhe inj firs. Ko,-' a nhaJt of oddc. ran to 5 all in the first set. Advantage was called half-a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
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No title [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
It is reported by the London Sportsman that Mr. C. J. McCarthy, a well-known South of Ireland angler, has broken the world's record for long-distance salmon lly-casting . with a cast of 166ft at Chicago. The previous record was at 155ft, and this was by another Irish- j man, Mr, Enrlght, of. Caatlcconnc.il. Limerick.^' I
'Tween Drinks [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
TbmiQlkmfo By JOHN DKAYTON. 'Pressed tongue makes trouble,' Suppressed tongue saves a lot ol it. Germany is Hying another peace kite, With B tail made of scraps of paper ? Mining note: Snare market quiet. The truth ful linotvne ! Said woman cannot keep a secret. Ask one of the sez how she keeps her hair that color. 'Pte. Digby Nott, wounded.' Not not .voonded, but Nott wounded. Get it ? Pet saying of Syd. Kidman, Australia's cattle king : 'Get health, my friend ; wealth brings only trouble.' It is annoying to get in on the ground floor of a good thing, and then to find the lift is not On the salt fields of Russia many of the booms of the workers are built of salt. Thereby Saving the sugar of the toiler. Cable : It Lj patent to the least trained mili tary eye that Germany is beaten. And there is so loser's end to the purse. In Perth (W.A.) a woman was fined 5/ for telling a constable to go to pot. The court bad the idea of telling her to go to jug. Market note: Straw, two trucks sold...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 30 September 1916
THE REFEREE A.J.C. Spring Meeting by Pilot The Boxing World by W. F. Corbett All Sports by Experts SUNDAY TIMES Australia's Finest Family Paper Derby and Epsom, by Pilot Latest War & General News Darcy v. Chip Battle by W. F. Corbett ?