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BALMAIN SWIMMING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
BALMAIN SWIMMING CLUB, Tho following are the handicaps for tbo events on tho 19th instant : — Bora 13 xmd tTsDun, 180 Yarda.— J. Helling and 'W. Irvino, scratoh ; H. Irvino. IOsoc.j John Elliott, 25soo.j B. O'Toole, 40sec.; Ei Spooncr, 45«co. Bors 16 akd Uhdeo, 240 Tards.— A. Davis, J. HollingB, anil \V. Irviuo, aoratoh ; Oeorgo Grimm, B.ForjrnsoB,20soo.; ThoB. O'Toolo, C; Eeynolds, 46soc; and J. E. Hobortn. 55seo. Ctnn Hakdicap, 480 Yards.— J. W. Storhud, filifVU. ?PT«lliui»a. ROl^Yf^ll ? n Pfrtlrnfia IT ATHl'.?. SOsoo.; E. Kolly, R5soo.; A. Fonruson, 55soc. ALL-coMEB'a Handicap, 240 Yarda.— J. '? Storland, B.S.C., A. Stacoy, T. Eickotta, J. Sim?, B.S.C., ncnitch j .T. Morrison, P.S.C., N. M'Donald, P.8.G. F. DavieB, 5boo.; 'W. D. Hall, E.3 C.lOsco.; A. Lindsay, E.S.C., Young, E.3.C., J. O'Tosle. B.S.C., ISsoc; B. Law,25soo. Committee Race, 120 Yards.— J. Sims (Captain), J. W. Storland, soratch ; J. O'Toolo (Hon. Sec), Gsec.; W. Garden (Vice-captain), lOaoo : P«rof Nelson, A. Hunt ...
CYCLING GOSSIP. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
CYCLING GOSSIP. There are a couple of nice handicaps at Bathurst on St. Patrick's Day, the starts for -which, will be found in another column. In the one-mile Ash worth is asked to give a limit of 24Oyda., and in the five-milo C. ?W. Mi'la has to concede as much M 540yds.
BILLIARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
BILLIARDS. John Roberts has anothor tough liandioap. Ho gavo North 4O0 points in 12,000, and beat him by 1409. Tho best runs wero us follows : —Roberts— 3)0, 281, 252, 213, 218, 214, 18-1, 182, 177. 171, 163, 159, 158, 117, 14B, 143, 141, 139, 1G3, 131, 129, 120, 120, 117, 110, 115, 112, 110, 110, 109, 106, 105, 103, 102, 100. North— 257, 199, 172, 150, 122, 118, 113, 104. Harry Evans, at Melbourne, on Thursday, gave H. Groy 200 points and a beating, win ning by 1C3 points. Evans bost broak was 231 unfinished, and Groy put togothor at ono timo 122.
AMONG THE BOXERS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
AMONG THE BOXERS. (Bi ' Bor ib-Ma;ob.') Notwithstanding the heat of the night on Saturday last, a fair attendance of speo ' tors was present at Foley's Gymnasium to witness the various boxers who had un dertaken to exhibit themselves and their biceps, and a good night's entertainment ?was witnessed. Before the opening cere mony was announce. . the band discoursed a couple of tunes from the western balcony. Mr. Jock Thompson, whose genial face has been missed for several nights, was again present, and undertook the onerous duties of referee and timekeeper with his U3ual frankness, determination, and fairness. Strict to time the first two combatants — D. Ward and Lawson — emerged from their dressing-rooms. Prom the word ' go ' Lawson, who has a very peculiar stylo, but nevertheless an effective one, went to work on his friend, wlio evidently thought a shilling was worth twelve pennies, and evidently made up his mind to rondc-r the change. Ward comes amongst us with a good reputation f...
LACROSSE. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
LACROSSE. (By ' Canadian.') Tho Balmain Lacrosse Club hold their first annual meeting at tho Occidental HVtel on Wednesday last. Twenty now names woro added to tho roll. Tho report showad that tho club had won all its matches last season, and thus secured tho handsome gold medalf awarded by the Association for competition. Ffteon goals were thrown as against six by opposing clubs. Tho lollowiDjr officers for the ensiling season woro olncted. President, a. H. Hy.im, JBJsq. ; vico-prosidents, Messrs. J. H. Young and F. Smith, M's.P., Captain Eivaks, F. Sim, and C. Batspn ; captain, Mr. F. Cuddy; vico-captain, for. E. Walsh j searoiary, Mr. W. J. Eichardson ; and dole gatos to tho New Sontn Walos Lacrosse Association, Messrs. Cuddy, M'Donald, aud Richardson; committee, Messrs. Caddy, Butcher, M'Donald, Banks, and Richardson. A cheque for firo guineas was handed in from tho president (Mr. Hyam), and it was decided t:- apply it to tho purchase of a silver cup, which is to bo presonted to...
THE SIR JOSEPH BANKS SHEFFIELD. P. J. MALONEY WINS. Second Day. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
THE SIR JOSEPH BANKS SHEFFIELD. P. J. MAtONEY WINS. Second Dav. Somethiny like O00 pooplo attendod on Wednesday last, tho seosrd day. Tho sky wrs oloir, and tho sun shono w'th an intense heat. Tho rnnnirg was very good, and al though tho.e wore a fow non-triers,1 - nothing of a character warranting d-BqualiB-' cation wa3 roticed by tho commiiteo. In tho fortioth hoit a very good race was to bo soon between Hoolschcr and Wood, and if tho former conld havo improved Ms position in tho earlior p.irt of the race he wonld un uouDtcaiy nave wor. as it wtis no camo Po strong in tho 1-st 20yds. of tbe first run as almost to win, and the second timo ho only lost by a coup)e of f :ot. Tho race of the day, p ad also of tllo fi st round, was that bo tweon Monaghan and Goddes. A good deal of BDOcnlation took place, bnt Geddes wont ont favourito, and ran a vory gamo raco in dood. About 15yds. away froji tho worstod Monaghan was only half a yard behind Goddos, bnt tho latter spurted well.. Twektt-s...
ATHLETICS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
' ? ATHLETICS.' ? . ; St. Patrick's Handicap, of JB16, at Goulburn, closed with 25 entries. At Oxford, on Monday week last, a smal handicap, 100 yards, was run and won in lOJseo. by J. Kean, 6 yards. At Wagga, on Wednesday lost, W. M'AliBter easily beat W. J. StewaifclOO yards for a trophy. Both are amateurs. Mr. Ireland is out with a JE20 handicap in April. A little way from his house aro four out trackB with cindors on, and seve ral successful handicaps havo been run on them. A Consolation Handicap, of 25 sovs., 135 yards, open only to those who have never won a prize en Gurney's Flomington grounds, Melbourne, will be run for next Saturday. The Burgonia Handicap was won by Woodward. 16yds. The sports were at tended by a number of people from Windellima, Marulan, and Bronti, and wero very successful. At Parramatta Park on Easter Monday a handicap of ^630 will bo ran. The dis tance will be lKOyds, und the event is pro moted to got funds in aid of the St. Joseph Consumptive Hospital....
COURSING. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
COURSING. Tho Cootamnndra Coursing Club haro decided on making a now plumpton en a picco of ground near tho tor, a, and application is to bo made for a grant through tnj Hon. J. Want to tho Minister of Minos. Hitherto tho local racecourse has boon usod for coursing.
GARDINER CUP. S. Hoffinung and Co. v. A. M. Arthur and Co. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
GARDINER CUP. S. Hofihnng -and Co. v. A. KC 'Arthur . and Co. This match was concluded on Saturday lost on tho Agricultural Ground, resulting in an oasy. victory for S. Hoffnung and Co. 'a roprosentativea' by one innings and 48 runs. The gamo stood, A. II1 Arthur and Co., 58 in the first innings, W. Aldorson 29, and A. Alhorson 11 ; S. Hoffnung and Co., eight wickets for 131, Patriot 82, Eoss 23, nnd AbnunslO. White and Woodhill being the two not out men again took possession of the wickets, and when 149 runs were scored tho latter was bowled for 8. Eastwood, tho last man. loiiied Whito, when A. AJdoreon soon found his way to tho lattor's timber, the board register ing 10-0—151. Whito played woll for 13 not out. A. M' Arthur and Co. thon started thoir ' Bocond essay, being in tho minority of 93 runs. A. and W. Alderson opening tbo innings on tlieir bchn.lf, but did not remain long. Tho former was bowled by Patrick. 1—1—1. W. Alderson played steady cricket for 21, whilo Watson hit ou...
Carlton v. Ivanhoes (13). [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
Carlton v. Ivanhoes (13). This match, whioh should have been a moat in teresting contest, resolved itself into a most lamentably dreary garco. The senior olub not only forgot its materials, but were minus three of their bost mon. Turner, M'DonnolI, and Burton. The Ivanhoes themselves woro little hotter in the matter of players, for thoy wero playing Shepherd and HiUyer as substitutes. Tho Ivanhoe captain, T. Cliarlton, won tho toss from A. Banner man and decided to bat first. The Domain ground is in a inosh borribln rrtndiHAn. whinb wnnM h« i\ disgrace to Hyde-park, 50 years ago. What with the nvisances caused by tho cattlo which aro do p.st-ured upon that enclosure, and tho litr jr cansed by ?? tho' wonderful pyrotechnics' ' display, tho old ground is not fit for youngsters to play cat and kitten on. The CarltonB could not depose their oppouont'*, who remained in possession until Btnmps wero drawn. Seven wiokots for 120 runs. J. Hillier played splendid cricket for his contribH tion...
SYDNEY V. BRISBANE CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
SYDNEY V. BRISBANE CRICKET. are off is soniowlmt premature. Mr. Ironsido, whoso arrangements are directly with Mr. Baker, of Kedron Park, Brisbane, and -with the Junior Association thore— tho latter boing particularly anrious for a couple of matches— bad not heard anything of any falling through up to Saturday foronoon. An impression, however, having existed a match Mr. Ironside communicated indirectly with that body, with tho result that a reply fol lowed, showing that theso conclusions were cor rect, that things iu connection with tho Queens in ni nonnsumg condition jnst now, so much so that as things stand there it would bo a matter of very little difforeuco to a visiting team whether or not that body oxtended it3 patronago. A meeting of the Sydnoy team is convened for Tuesday ovon ir.g next, at tho Capt .in Cook Hotel, Mooro Park, when somo interesting corro-poudenco will bo read both, from Mr. Baker and tho Queensland Junior Cricketm? Asfjciation, upon the invitation of both wh...
THE GUN. NEW SOUTH WALES GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
THE GUN. NEW SOUTH WALES GUN CLUB Yoatorday tho handsomo trophy prosontod by Mr. 6. B. Modini, of Goorgo-atroet, waa oonto'Btod for by fourteen sliota. Tho trophy tookthoahapoof ahandsomo modal, boaring an onprraving of tho club's gronnda at Botany, and a ahootor in tlio act of discharging hia gun. Moaara. Skarratt and Workman killod nine, birds each, and in tho ahoot oS tho latter raiasod tho tonth bird, loaving Mr. Skarratt to Kiu ana win. iwo mi3s-out 8woopa woro then fired off. Tlio first waa won by Moaara. Daley and Flootwood, and tho 8ocond by Measrs. Modini, Flootwood and 'Workman. Tho birdfl woro good. Tbo following are tbo ohiof Bcoroa : — CC. Skm.-att, 2lyda. (Grantb-.su) ... 2U1U1111 J. Workiran, 2Cyda. (Eedma») ? 1U1111U0 ? S. Grant. 30yds. (Powoll' ? lllllllOn H. M. Faithfull, S2vcJs. (Greener) ... llllUO.n ? Simpson, C3rds. (PunJey) ? HIIOHOr .G. B. Jtodini, 31yds. (Osborno) ... lOlHUOn ? Asiiiu'od. n RRtlrwl.
ST. LEONARD' S GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
ST. LEONARD'S GUN CLUB. On Saturday last iho abovo oIuVb enp was shot for. A log in was secured by H. Galo, and another b^ W. H. Paul, followed by a flooocd byH. Galo. The breeze was stit, and although tho birds wero strong and fast H. Gale grassed tho sovon in splono'd at/Is, and having two previous wins to his credit now takes possoaaiou of tho trophy. Kor.'y Bhot woll| but hia firat bird pcovod too good a carrier and spoiled his chanoes. Tho first thr.-e woro: — Mr. H. Gale, 29yda. ? 1111U1 Mr. Kerry, 28yda. _. ... ? 0111111 Mr. W. Paul, 29yda ? * ? 1U011E
A NEW GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
A NEW CHIN HX.TTS. A meeting attended by several influential xnombora of tho railway and tramway aorvioo was held on Tnosday ovoning, Maioh 8, to inaugurate a' gun olub for tho othployea of thiB branch of tho Civil Sorvioo. Tho meeting dooided that iho name of tho olub bo 'Tho Kailway and Tramway Gun Club.' Those proaont woro of opinion that thore wero many of the employes who woro waiting lui t»u UHl/u&uuuikJ' uu JU1U U U1UU UUUI1 UH Wa3 proposed, and also thought it would not affoot any other olub, inaamuoh pa railway and tramway mon alone world be allowed to join. A oodo of rules' woro submitted similar to thoao adopted by tho Eotany and other clubs, and after somo diaouBsion wero passod with but slight modification. .. A nominal ontirnco foe and a subscription of 2a. per month will entitle mombors to all priviloges of th_o .club. ,. After preliminary exponsos have boon mot ?it .'is thought thai; tho- oliib ban bo workod ? more- oconpinioally^thau'ahtioipatod. fTf. this b...
AQUATICS. SYDNEY AMATEUR CANVAS DINGY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
AQUATICS. SYDNEY AMATEUR CANVAS DINGY CLUB. FBt 'Backstay.'! A handicap race in connection with tlio abovo olub took plaoo on Saturday aftornoon ovoraoourse from Farm Cove, round Shark Island and flagboatl : off Fort Macquario, round Fort Dcniaon. and foaok to flagboat'. It was for a prize proaentod by tho committee, with a second added by tho clnb. Aa is iiBnal, in races connootod with thia ontorpriaing (ilub, thn entries woro nnmerona, thoy being : Poarlo. Bess.'o, Tiolot, Fodora, and Ch'nnoo, acratoh ; Clio and Olivotto, limin. ; Etliel, 2Jmin.; Ella, 3imin. : Daisy, 7mih; All turnod up oxcopt Daiey and Ethol j Poarlo Mr. W. Lansrford aotcd as starter- and nmpiro, and got tho boats away to n. fair start at 3.30, fiftoon minutoa aftor tho np pointod time. Tho Olivette, Fodora;. and Chance woro the first to got away, but their r-osition3 woro a long way to looward of the othor boats. Thoso three boats had to go round off Lady Macquario's Chair, bnt all thp othors crossed thorn, tho...
RALMAIN SAILING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
BALMAIH SAILIWO CtUB. [Bt 'Backstat.'J ? Tho above olub'B raoo for 18ft. dingios was tho only ona that was sailed1 oq Saturday afternoon, and was won by tlio Our Boys. The raoo for open boats, 20£fc_ and upwards, was also on the programmev bnt iho com mittro dooidod that it should bo postponod till noxt Saturday, tho 19th inst. The oourao for tho dingies was from moarinirs off Whito Horse Point, rornd Goat Island, round boat off iron Cove Bridge, Gnat Island, and back to flajboat off Wliito Hocse. Tho entries and handicaps wero : — Sorpoletto, 8min.; Our P/iva anil ?\nnTim. flnrar.nfn ? Hfirl. Hmjn . Gertie, limin. ; Dnisy, ljmin. Tho -prize is a moat nseful one, and consists of a suit of sails, presented by Hr, J. Sommorvillo ; a seoond one of £2 boing addod by tho olub. The tido boing high at 10.5 a.m., it was ebb protty wall till tho finish of tho raje, ana tho wind was about N.N.E. ana protty froah. Tho atartor, Mr. J. Darn ing, had Bomo troublo in gotting the boats in l:no, iho...
SWIMMING. SYDNEY ENTERPRISE SWIMMING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
SWIMMING. SYDNEY ENTERPRISE SWIM- l^ MING CLUB; Tho final hoat for the trophy preaoatoa hy the abovo olub waa swum off at Koblnson'a Baths on Saturday afternoon last. A deal of iBterest was - manifested in tho event, and a fair number of spectators wero presont. Mr. J. Cloghom was appointod judfre, and Mr. T. Carleton officiated as 1 starter and timokoopor. 'Five competitors re mained from tho preliminary hoata, viz.;-F TiOnfl*. »isf»«V . Ti1 Tw»n*-nllt- fionn . * T.1...1™. llsoo. ; A. Knczner, 12sec ; A. Townsond, 20sec. Hutznor failed to rjat in an appearance at the appointed time, leaving only four competitors to faoo thoBtartcr. Townsond boinm tho limit man raj the flrat to divo off, and had a load of lOyda. whec Lindsay started, who was immediately followr-J br Koonelly and Long, who irainod rapidly, but soon ea«od off. Townaond atill kept tho load, and after Lindsay had rcaohod tho turning point, had a lead of flvo yards. Twontr-flve yards from tlio winning post Townsend and L...
DOUBLE BAY HALF - DECKERS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 March 1887
DOUBLE BAY HALF-DECKERS. The well-known pleasure half-deckers Clio, Sirocco, Lurlei, Puritan, Genesta, and Nereid, hailing from Double Bay, and owned by Samuel Richardson of that place, are to &nbsp; have a flutter on Saturday next, the 19th &nbsp; instant. It is the intention of the owner to give a prize of £8 cash to be sailed by the usual crews who hire the boats. The sails to boeused will be only jib and mainsail, and the &nbsp; course from Double Bay round buoy at Manly and back to the bay. An entrance fee of 5s. is to be charged, and this will go as a prize to &nbsp; the second boat. As these boats are all built by the same builder, and with the exception of the Nereid, the same length, viz., 22ft. &nbsp; overall, a close and exciting race should eventuate.