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VICTOR TRUMPER'S NARROW ESCAPE [Newspaper Article] — Saturday Referee and the Arrow — 25 January 1913
VICTOR TRUMPER'S NARROW ESCAPE; (By 'ONLOOKER.') Another step, nnd Victor Trumper mtgh: never have needed his benefit! Such la the declaration of nti eye-witness of an occurrence in George-street, yesterday morning. Tho idol of the cricketing public had Just left tho footpath at tho intersection of King and George-streets, carrying a bng and bat iu his right hand, and was so intent on reaching the other side, that he did not notice a Quay car coming along. True, his view must have boen temporarily obscured by several passing pedestrians and a vehicle; and V.T.'s main thought seemed to he to get across before a stationary ear 011 the .other lino got going. It was not until he was , almost on the line, that he noticed his pre- 1 dicament, and too late for the driver to have In his stride, and with his rear foot ready for the next step, it looked a certainty that Truuipcr's next move would land his under the car. The merest fraction of a second was his to decide, and. although his weig...
SOME CRICKET NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Saturday Referee and the Arrow — 25 January 1913
SOME CRICKET NOTES. (By 'RAMBLER.') Arthur Mailey was the Redfern hero in Bal maln's second innings, for his bowling waa I high-class, and very successful. I No batsman seemed to relish his puzzling slow;?. One cannot remember him sending down a loose ball. Next to the 'bosle' bowler, C. Hayes was tho local favorite. He stumped three men ; In each Instance ills work was excellent, and in the dismissal ot L. Wall, it was brilliant. The batsman missed a ball which passed between his legs aud tbe wicket. Going sllghtl) forward, he was out in a twinkling. The re turns to the wicket keeper and bowler bv some of the Redfern lleldsmeti were anything but accurate. Twice tiie batsman made mere taps to poin* and never dreamt of running , but when the ball was returned fully six yards beyond the bowler, a single was scored. G 'Whcatley's able baiting stood out pro minently for Balmaln.. Neat off strokes pre dominated In an innings sound and attractive. There was a fair number of enthusiasts, i...
NEWCASTLE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Saturday Referee and the Arrow — 25 January 1913
NEWCASTLE NOTES. (By the 'Saturday Ucforce'' Newcastle Special Representative.) The Lonus case Is another example of the foolish things attempted bv some who follow the racing game. Thla gelding had been run ning in ihe country districts for some time, and on Saturday week won a race at Maltland. He started last Saturday at Dungog, and In a field of two was a 3 to 1 on favorite, and dulv won. The question of registration croppcd up. 'and it with the A.J.C. last year, and that the certifi cate would be produced. But as there was a Lonus, differently bred. In the list for 1911. It was apparent that the ofliclals would not regis ter another of the same name. The stipendiary stewards went Into the case. and. coming to the conclusion that the trainer. James Henry Lud ingtou (the horse was run In the nomination o! McLudlngtoti) had wilfully and knowingly racej the horse without registration, and otherwise mado misstatements, disqualified the horse and trainer for two years. The penalty Is...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Saturday Referee and the Arrow — 25 January 1913
IT GOES INTO THE HOME .... and Is valued when it sola thero .... tbo 'Sunday Times.' l*cw subjects of general public in terest .... and Importance .... regularly receivo their introductions In the 'Sunday Tiroes.' No other pancr has 50 many readers per copy. It affords ndvertlsers tho most valuable advertising: connection possible.
SWIMMING CHATTER [Newspaper Article] — Saturday Referee and the Arrow — 25 January 1913
SWIMMING CHATTER (By CECIL HEALY.) , To-day, to-day — thero Is no time like the present— Ofcar Dlckman, the George Hodgfeon of Australia, if not altogether In pace, at any rate In style, is to deprive Joey Nuttall of iho honor of being holder of the 1000 yards world's professional record. McGrath's Laveifder Bay Baths# are to bear witness to the feat. Reliable tiraepiecrs (not the sort that ar«; given away with x pound of tea) have rcpcrvdly disclosed th3 fact that Oscar has no le?^ ''\n nine ftecond3 'up hla sleeve,' so one might say 'it is all over, bar the shouting.' As 'curtain-raisers' to the great event the promoters will stage no less than two Northern Districts Championships, and the 'c.ast' is a good one throughout. Hollingr.'orth and Prior will be the 'leading artists' in the 100 yards, and it is confidently anticipated that a great struggle will ensue between them, and that the Judges will have much difficulty in deciding which one is entitled to the 'star' part and the b...
SECOND DAY-MONDAY. JANUARY 27. ANNIVERSARY HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — Saturday Referee and the Arrow — 25 January 1913
SECOND DAY— MONDAY. JANUARY 27. ANNIVERSARY HANDICAP. A handicap f-wr«-p'.takc« of P- *yvs each, 1 forfeit I! de» dared l«efore 4 o'clock p.111. on Thur*day, Janiurj* 23, 1913, with ?o\.n added. For three-year-old* and upwards. Second hor-e 120 -ova and third horse w- j.ov- from the prize. Tbe winner of any lundlcap flat ran- of the value of 100 !-o»* after tbe declaration of weights t«j carry Mb, of any Mich race of the value of 100 -ot* 7lb, of any ^ucn race of the value of 300 Hjv* or over, 101b penalty, ll mile. Mr. H. J. Winten'f br g MY GAYONNI, H-t» ..0 4 Mr. 'J. Birk's' br h CADONIA, Syr* ? 8 11 Mitm. W. aud F. A. Mo.«e** b h JACAMXR, 4yn.. 8 7 Mr. 'J. Northern's*' br h ALFRED, 4yra .... 8 7 Mr. F. E. Mavo's ch h ZILPER. f»vr* ? 8 2 Mr. J. McMaslerV b 111 I.OCHANO, Irrs ? 7 12 , Mr. F. MertonV b g DIDl'S. aged ? 7 12 : Mr. D. BannatyneV br g STRATHROYALE, 3yrs.. 7 8 Mr. I Kom*haw's br m MOORILLA, 5vr« ? 7 5 Mr. A. KnoxV br h CROWN GRANT, 4yrs ? 7 1 Mr. John McDonald's b iu I...
A.J.C. ANNIVERSARY MEETING. FIRST DAY-SATURDAY, JANUARY 25. TRIAL STAKES (To start at [?]) [Newspaper Article] — Saturday Referee and the Arrow — 25 January 1913
A.J.C. ANNIVERSARY MEETING. FIRST DAV— SATURDAY, JA.VL'AHV 2o. THIAL, STAKES. (To start .it I -iii 1 ^ '°V.' 1 'orlci:. »-'ll S.V- 'on Mini, recoml hern- aurt third horx- ii «»? ,''V r ''''.'-' 'Id, and upward, whlrli P?- i i,„ 1 ''-'I''* -oi* In mine up to Hie titni. ot i-ntninrr. Tim winnrr of nuch rarv thi'rr aftrr 111 urn !0l!i rrtra. Hrijhts: Thrrr-vcar-ol'h ,onr1 ?'-?f: five yrjr* and upward*. 8.1H. at time r.f running, thro* vrar* allowed Tib* # fr.iir-.WMr oMs .md upwanl* allowed inib. fnul allow '»lb'M i'T,/,yra iU'J -rl,|u-Fv- Apprentices alluwcJ Mr. K. II. Will— \llvn'j- b j? MASTKU Kl.AVrs (Jvm 'J *7 Mr. 'A. Sydney*-.' ch h HOY BWi:. 4xt* 7 1' , , '.'l- , or blk li MAl.THl'S, ivY* 7 t-' .Mr. I. .1. Sbunv'ji ch g CHILD I.ADDIK. .*.vr« 7 tt Mr. V. M. White's h $ HKOIC1NK HAT, iJvn- ' 7 11 Mr. u. .1. Urjggett'N ih r S(\\ltLKTTK*THE.Yr, Major Smith\ I. t Ml'i.Tt M IN I'AKVO, Itvpi '. 7 y Mr. II. Cohrn'* l.r in I'KltT (N.Z.*. itr* 7 '» Mr. T. Harry'* b g OSTKHI.KY. Ivr«\. ' 7...
Sculling Championship of Australia Charlie Towns v. Alfred Felton for £200 and "The Referee" Cup On the Parramatta River To-day [Newspaper Article] — Saturday Referee and the Arrow — 25 January 1913
Sculling Championship Of Australia Charlie Towns v. Alfred Felton for £200 and 'The Referee' Cup On the Parramatta River To-day (BY 'NAUTILUS.') Charles Towns Ib to meet Alfred D. Felton on the Parramatta River this afternoon for tho Sculling Championship of Australia and stakes of £4iK-. Tho incidents leading up to the challenges by C. Towns, Alf. Fciton. and Jrg. £nddon to Harry Pearce for the championship, iwlth cross-challenges among themselves, are already woll-known to the sporting public. The final result is that tho trustees of 'The Referee' I Challenge Cup agreed to allow the cup to follow | Saturday's race, and, shortly, Pcarce'a hackers, j considering rightly that he was bound up with j Ernest Barry for tho World's Championship, were Just entitled In Insisting that he rowed no one before his departure, which Is timed for the 1-th proximo. , Felton was recognised as the man' first en titled to race Pcnrce, and although he Is em phatic that he neither wishes or will claim a...
"BOBBY," AN ACROBATIC DOG. WHO PLAYS A STAR TURN AT THE TIVOL THEATRE. [Newspaper Article] — Saturday Referee and the Arrow — 25 January 1913
'BOBBY,' AN ACROBATIC DOG. WHO PLAYS A STAR TURN AT THE TIVOL'; ' . THEATRE. They say the cleverest dog on the stage, to day is 'Bobby,' the colleague and companion of the Maxinl Brothers, who open at the Tivoll Ibis (Saturday) afternoon. 'Bobby' is a fox terrier; but alaa ! he Is a plebeian among dogs. He cannot produce a blue-blooded pedigree, h:-urisc If he could speak Bobby would hate to urinlt tliat he Is a mongrel. But that fact brings Its consolation. It Is because he Is a mongrel that Bobby Is far cleverer and more intelligent than any well-bre l fox-terrier could be. KIs friends and masters, the Maxluls, declare that this Is so, and they have had a big acquaintance with dogs. Bobbv they have known for five years — since he first saw the light. He was a clever puppy— bo clever that at six months old he was able to go on the stage with the Maxlnls and give a performance that electrified them and the au dience. 'Bobby knows Just as much about tbe game as wc do,' said one of th...
AT THE THEATRE WHERE TO GO TO-NIGHT THE THEATRES. [Newspaper Article] — Saturday Referee and the Arrow — 25 January 1913
AT THE THEATRE WHERE TO GO TO-NIGHT (By 'BO?:.') THE THEATRES. MA.IKsTY'S. — 'The Sun-hiuc tiirl.' Tin royal. — - III I LHIO.S, — 'Mjlr.slono.' 'Tlic Monk ami the Woman.' 1 At. At .'In o|,| Dum-gal.' THE VARIETY THEATRES. TfTR TIVOLI. — Patty Frank Troupe. NATIONAL. — Km romt-dy Four. J'tMNCKSsi. — Vaudeville KntcrUlncrs. NEW MUSICAL COMEDY. .A crowded house at Her Majesty's on Satur night, welcomed 'The Sunshine Girl.' If the truth must be told, the new niece from tho Gaiety Theatre, London, with all Its splendid mounting, Js a big variety entertainment in the dress, ot musical comedy. Still, It Is a fine show of its kind, and well up to the William son mark as a production, from the spectacular point of view. The plot Is Just, strong enough to last through the two lone acts. But. of the clement of broad fun, there Is enough, and* to spare. The story of 'The Sunshine Girl' has been written round tn« love affair of one, Vernon Blundoll. who la supposed to be u workman In a big soan ...
ANNIVERSARY HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — Saturday Referee and the Arrow — 25 January 1913
A XXI VERSARY HANDICAP. For this race Alurcd is favorite nt a point less than that on offer against Lochano, with Didus and Moorilla most fancied of the otberi. For a Mace selection, I will stand : 1)1 DCS ? i MrcriHa ? - ? 2 Lcch&no ? 3 Randwick this afternoon, When a start will be made at i.30 p.m. Melbourne followers -of the game will be compelled to go to Geelong for tbeir sport. *?' 1 1 1 ? ** Weights for the Oaklclgh Purse, Newmarket Handicap, and Australian Cup will be declared on Tuesday. The Simmer colt Barambah, neho has been enjoying a spell at his owner's station, has re turned to his old quarters under \\\ Olacklock's care at Brisbane. John o' Groats ran seven furlongs with Gigan dra on the course proper at Randwick on Thurs day morning, and the Newcastle horse both looks and goes well. According' to the 'Thoroughbred Record,' tho American jockey Ambrose has signed a contract to ride next year for Mr, 11. P. Whltty's stable at .NCwmarKet. , | The Kensington Raci...
TURF GOSSIP A.J.C. ANNIVERSARY MEETING. CHALLENGE STAKES. [Newspaper Article] — Saturday Referee and the Arrow — 25 January 1913
? ? ? ? 1 TU^P - GOSSIP I | © *' By 'TH?* SCOUT.' © ! A.J.C. ANNIVERSARY MEETING. I i ? ? CHALLENGE STAKES. i Final forfeit rcdu«-».d the fl rid for this after noon's sprint to ten. and even this Utile lot promise lu provide a most IntercHtlng con test. Notwithstanding rumors to the effect that Hot Air was an unlikely runnet. the boh of the defunct Ayr Laddie still re mains in. and, what Is more, has the honor -if belngfuvorltofor tbe race. Hot Air lias done no thing out. of the ordinary on the usual galloping mornings on the track wince he rati so well iu tin: Carringtou Stakes, but the ringmen are not prepared 10 uine uuy nm-itiv* «jiu iiiui. At a point ;Jonger tlian Hot Air, Malt Mary Is next in demand, with Ruby Hampton and noldc:i Hop the only others about whom less' than a double-figure quotation Is on offer. ' Should the field in Its preseut entirety -?- to te post, f ? will expect HOT AIR to win from Mnlt Mary and Pontano. For the remaining events to be' decided this afterno...
AMONGST THE AMATEURS. [Newspaper Article] — Saturday Referee and the Arrow — 25 January 1913
? AMONGST- THE' AMATEURS; The Anniversary regatta will claim tho atten- , tion of oarsmen on Monday next. Tho pro gramme Is a good one ; the entries, too, arc good. Balmain should succeed Iu annexlns the Si-uior Fours. .. T Ouo is glad to hear that both Messrs. N. J. .McDonald and B. A. McBrldc have reconsidered their resignations to the N.S. Wales Rowing A.s fcociation. Both gentlemen bave d°J-c a grea-. Seal for the sport, ami men sr.dlv missed in the counsels of tho Association. Mr O J Wood, tho late cncrgetlc secretary to' the Lelchhardt R.C., will be a welcomo help to 31r. A. S. Slayne. At tho last meeting of the Association, O.J.W. was appointed as .as',. Bistant hon. secretary. ' - Tho* burning question of tbe amateur status j -corns near a satisfactory solution in New Zea- ; laniu The proposal at present is to prohibit oars.men racing for anything but trophies, and ^ to restrict racing to men who ure not profos- , rlonhlz In rowing or in othfcr sports. The pro- 1 posal, howe...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Saturday Referee and the Arrow — 25 January 1913
VATIONAL AMPHITHEATRE. **' Manujfim; Director . . . . Hen. J. 1'ullcr. WflllY KVKNINC AT S. AIATINKKS WT.DM'SIUYS AM) SATUItfUYi?; BRENNAN-FULLER'S VAUDEVILLE. Direct from Amorica. I'ii-t appearance of THE ERA COMEDY FOUR. Runtime Sin^citi, Dancers, ;m«l t'oniMiana. A I! KVKItAT10N IN' IIARMOX Y. Ot or ai helming Kecoption of ATI! AS ANI- COLLINS, licccntric Daisi-or* ami (*oim-lv Due I it 'CI I M.oYD, Kins '-( tli«- Hounding Rcpo. WILSON AND rKlTCllARD, Sirigiir,' Aih!oto- and t'omnly Arrobats. Leonard -rJ?on, Ma\ in 'IVinpspn. Nellie Kolle. l.*lt ThTVpimi, Ted lletoeiic, I.miu Duo, Louie Dugg'ia, \ iolct bihcMtr. PRICES AND PLAN. AS USUAL.
FLYN O' THE HILL Or, THE LITTLE WHITE WITCH [ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.] CHAPTER XXII.-TWIN SISTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Saturday Referee and the Arrow — 25 January 1913
FLYN O' THE HILL Or, THE LITTLE WHITE WITCH BY MADGE BARLOW. £ - I (ALL RIGHTS RKSKRVKD.l CHAPTER XXII!.— TWIN SISTERS. : Nearly three months liHcr. Around the doors of a tmnular London] restaurant a motley crowd had r:athered t -» | watch ihe streuin of well-dressed diners pour in ! from motors und broughams. hansoms. and j smart taxis. A' flood nf llcht illumined tho : frosted flags. ami across it flitted. like many- I IiucmI btilt r rflii*::. women wlni.se laces and furs ! j nnd jew. -Is made tin* hungry onlookers' mouths I water. Husbands, brothers*, lovers Accompanied ! them through tho swing-doors. whence issued] t lw. f l/.- mln r llnhl ? mrl tli.» tilrnlnv nt ;i ulrlnt? ' | band. But deeply though the motley throng was interested in them and the inside sIlmDsoH of marble pillars and tall palms; and rich ap pointments. Us chief interest centred In those yet to com«\ a small band of Britain's intrepid ?jnrs who were to dine iti a private room of the t ostaurant v.- i t h a Roy...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Saturday Referee and the Arrow — 25 January 1913
SCULLING CHAMPIONSHIP PARRAMATTA RIVER. ? — / £400 CHAS. TOWNS v. ALF. FELTON. £4*00 CHAMPIONSHIP OF AUSTRALIA, £400 STAKES, AND 'REFEREE' CHALLENGE CUP. TO-DAY TO-DAY ' Steamers KOOKOOIirilltA ami LADY KAWSO.V leave Fcrt Mac-iuaiic at J T-'- c.iHiiv,' at AblutHtord at 'J. HO, TICKETS. 4.'. UMPIRE'S BOAT. 7/6. ( DRUIDS' PROCESSION FROM TOWN HALL ON - ^ MONDAY (ANNIVERSARY DAY) ^ A l' '.I A.M. . ' ;t ; i THE MOST ATTRACTIVE STRKKT M.'I'I.AY EVER ATTEMPTED IN THE STATE. HIGH-CLASS ?rOi!TS l'ROr.hAMMR AT SHOW CllOL N P, . Y- ! l.NTLl DIM: NATIONAL IIANCINC;. , j Art Union Tickets, One Shilling . ADMIT VOL' FREE AND,. GIVES A CliA-NCL Of WINNING GOO SOYS— V Al.LK Ol' FIRST PRIZE. ' \ALDERM.UN R. A. BARRY, ISO ritc-fitieei. \j, y * ;A
HOW WALES WENT DOWN TO THE SPRINGBOKS. CROWD HAD NOT THE HEART TO SING THEIR USUAL "LAND OF MY FATHERS." [Newspaper Article] — Saturday Referee and the Arrow — 25 January 1913
ifWALES WENT DOWN T0 THE SPRINGBOKS, By a Goal to Nil, on Vv^t Day at Cardiff. j CROWD HAD NOT THE HEART TO SING THEIR USUAL 'LAND OF MY FATHERS.' The South' Africans Just managed to beat Wales at Cardiff by « penalty go.il. thn-o ' point* to nil. In doing that, which nniue ! three international victories running, they hav.» I cut the record of the Springboks team in U'OG. j It was a narrow win. and the South Afrirain | have often played letter; but still, they won | all right, and bad' on the whole, tho best_of J the game. So ver.v'.nianv congratulations. The crowd were iinost disappointing. Enor mous improvements .have been carried out on the Cardiff ground; it ha:* been well drained: bigger stands have Iwen put up; and on the slopes where the keen, crowd used to sway and seethe, comc tumbling down a dozen steps and then roll back like the sea repulsed, railings have been put at intervals, like pens for eheep. It used to be a terrible, but fascinating sight to see that swaying mob...