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WEDDINGS. HOWATSON—GRICE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
WEDDIMCS. flOWATSON-4.G R E. The pretty village of Frankston was gally decorated on 'Wednesday afternoon in honor of 'the wedding of 'Mr. and Mrs. James Grice's only daughter, Nancy. The Grice family are well known in the district, being amongst: the first residents, and "Mioondah," the famifly homestead, is a landmark thereabouts. The ,bride is exceedingly popular in social circles, ,being devoted to sports, and her name has appeared in conjunction with the activities of many clubs in our midst de voted to outside pursuits.. The bride groom, Mr. Alick Howatson of Barcaldine, Queensland, was formerly a resident of this State. The ceremony was performed at St. James's Cdlesti, Frankston, by the Rev. Mr. Sanderford. 'Mr. James Grice gave away his daughter, who wore a graceful gown of ivory satin. The skirt was draped to form a tunic effect and opened at one side ;to show draperies of rose point lace, the long square train being caught with: sprays of orange blossom ' and white heather...
QUEEN VICTORIA MEMORIAL. FUND TOTALS £325,000. LONDON, 22nd January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
*::: QI~:~ L'EN V[CTOerA MRE~ULRIAL; FUNI) TOTALS. £325000. "-. LONDON, 2'nd January. " ?r 5he fund opened for th. erection or a * : t:::z.": 'tiornarl memorial to Queen Victoria has .been closed: The fund . totals £325,000. -' *. . -n.: a letter to Viscount Esher, charniman :o i.: thei Memnoria?Jl Fund Conunmmittce, King r eorge expresscd- his gratifiecation at. .the C:oinpletion of the work on. the eve of th&" ainiversary of Queen Victoria's death, and ' : aekniowl;edged the gqnerous suppot de S co;: i.rded the project throughout the : :-: doininions..
SWIMMING. MELBOURNE CLUB'S EVENING CARNIVAL. B TEAM WINS SQUADRON RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
SWIMMINC. MELBOURINE CLUB'S EVENING CARNIVAL, B TEAM WINS .SQUADRON RACE. Under efft-;i-c electric illummination,. at - St. Kilda baths, the Melbourne Swimming .Club -on Saturday nigit -conductedl a racing carnival that was well attended, and it was a firiancial as well as a- spectaiulhar success.' Any attempt to break' records was thlarted by the fact that the tide was going, out; nevertheless, the tincs were good.. Starters were -Mesrs.. E. Jenkins and F. G. Richardson,. and the judges were Messrs. W. II. Bro-wne,. E..Casper, E. Glennon and J. 7D. Hfogan. Ecedlent arrangements for the comfort of the public were made by the secretary, Mr. I.- Snape. Results: Sprint Handicap, 55 yards, for trophies, seven heats, the first in each to start in the final. These were:-E.. A. Peverill (Footscray), 7 sec.; A. Porter (Fairfield), 9 see.; C. S. Reid (City), 10 sec.; S. Petersen (Footscra?), 11 sc.; II. Dale (.~elbourne), 13 sec.; F. S. Treadwell (Mel bourne), 13 sec.; IR. E. IIiuthinson (Me...
FAIRFIELD PARK AMATEUR CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
FAIRFIELD PARK AIMATEUR .I- CLUB. The seventh.-u:inual 'open carnival will be hell on th'e 14th February, -The star rte .\\ill bE ihe Fairfielc .Guinpul; over 200 yards, for which tro plies .to. the value .of £.0 / will be co:mpeted for. This race thkes the place of the popular Faii'fllld Handicap, whichi'ised to be.the attraction at pre vious ca'.nitils, trophies -valuing .!10 10/ beilng given. -At .lie present time.s 'the V..S..A. does not saunctioni pri:i:e 'nony over £3 for first pr';e. Entries are being received from members. of the Fairfield Park club for trhe Meadows trophy. over 50 yards, and the Loilg Distance Swim (outer circle bridgeto Yarra Bend, about one mile and a hall), for v.which three. substaant:ial pr:zes are hc:ive offered. Iindllationis point, to large entries for both events. ... . . Arrangements have been made with the Fitroy clubl'for the second . anuual inter-eluii contest, which was won by. Eitzroy. last year. The first of the. ecries will be decided at th...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
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RETALLACK—EDWARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
RETALLAGK--E'DWARDS." A small biht very pretty little wedding was very quietly :elebrated by Canon Han coclk' at St. Thiomas's.'Church, Essendon, when Jeffrey Ivey:third son of the late Cymkus Bath "lRetalladlck, was married to Emie Elizabeth, youngest daughter of the late Thomas Edwards, of Erindale, Bal 4arat. The bride, who was given away by. her brothfer-in-law, Major Ormonde Lockyer,. looked: very daintry in a pretty gown. of crepeeninon. After the .ceremony Mrs. Orm.pnde Ibockyer (sister of the bride)' gave a veriy smart little Imucheon party in the pretty privafte room of the Quamby .Club, only ..the niearest relations 'of the bride being present. The decorations were .effectively carried out in 'La France roscs, "delphinium and madien hair fern. After' the ceremony the bride andf bride~room left for a motor tour to the WXetetn District,
YACHTING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
YAOHTINL. BY JIB.. The Port .Phillip club held a race, over abofit ten nmiles on Saturnlay, the water bcing lumpy. Sltarters were:--Arie scr.; Little Paddy 1 min. Eileen, 5 mrin.; Dauntless, 6 mrin.;' sEolia. in' min.; Zephyr, 16 min.; and Cooee, 22 .min. :Zephyr, which wias first over.the line, led the fleet past the nearest buoy, when Dauntless took charge, and was never afterivtrds headed. Site finshl tilhe first round over. 6? minutes' ahead of Little Paddys, whlich waas followed by Eileeri, a minute in the rear.i At the close of the race Daiuntless's lead had increased to oner 11 minutes, Little Paddy being next, alid Ariel 24 seconds be hind, third. l"ileen was 48 seconds in thie wake of Ariel, anil the only other boat to finish was tolia, 13 ruin. 20 sec. after Eileen. On cor rectedtl times IDauntless was -the winner, 5 h. 12 min,. 45 sec.; Eileen being .second, 5 II. 2G min. 3 see.; Little Paddy third: 5 h. 28 min. 51 see.;. Ariel wa:; , li. 30,min. 15 se.; and Eolia 5 hI. 4...
CROWE—SEMMENS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
'CROWE-:-SEMMENS. " Two well li6owii Gippsiand families were united in thh wvdding of Mind Ada'Sem mens, the fourth daughter of Mr. and Mrs. W. Semmens, :.of Wooroowing, Maffra,. to Mr. Fred. Crowe, eldest son .of Mlr. and Mrs. A. W. Crowe, of Kiro Kora, Mial vei'n, who lived till recently in Moe. The bbride wore Indian muslih inlet with shadow lace. IIer. bridesnmaids, Mims..Eileen. Sem Inens and Miss Jes'ie COowe, wore gowns of embroider? -voile over yellow. Alic-and Una Senmmnens, little nieces of the bride, acted as. t'aii: berers. MJ. V. Crowire officiated as bes.t man, and Mr. C. Senm mens as groomsman. The Rev. C. Fraser performed-the wedding ceremony at the re &idence of the bride.
RACING IN NEW ZEALAND. MEETING AT WELLINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
* RACING IN N.JEW ZEALAND. . -EETING AT WELLINGTON. W.ELLINGTON.-Following are the rcult~, of Wellingto racrs, hcl]1 on Wednesday:i- WELLINGTON CUP, of 1300 sovl.' One milce an:l a l: a l f , - - r ..V. Riddiiford's KILRAIN, 8,3 '.. 1 * ,1. Hall's BLERIOT, 7.13 .. . .. .. . &lt;.... 2 'J. lHarl.'.? BYiRON, 7.6 .1 .. .. " . ,. -:..., ?;.;-? 3 t 'eva nteen started.... - ::.:-: , ,'::: S'Won bIy two lengths. " Time;:2 ,min. "32 :2 5th s e., ., _
GEELONG WEIGHTS. SECOND DAY.—SATURDAY, 24th JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
GEELONG -WEIGHTS. SECOND DAY.-SATURDAYB , 24th JANUARY. "oorabool Welter,-one mile.--Earl Godwin, 0.0; Roseview, 9.7; Monodia, Caius, 8.11; Black Pan, Julluldur, 8.9; Dewberry,-Flora, Flying Flag, 8.7; Yuranigh's Daughter, lRosny, 8.5; Colal Fisher, Gabv, Lilght IBllast, 8.3; Socotra, Jack Oru-oe, 8.1; Eareela, a lthamn, Active Lid, Lfy Ea?e,,7.13; M.T.L., Uki, s 9; Chryseis, Golden Princess, Paper Money, Imperator, Una Gray, 7.7. Second Jumpers' Flat, -eleven furlongs.-La George, 10.9; Strathldoon, Yuranighl's Daughter, 10.3; The Majestic Nut, 10.3; Wingaraira, 9.13; Jack London, 9.9; H1arlech,' 9.7; Napkarb, Puaka, 9.-; Gertie Moore, 9.3; Merry Monarch; 9.1; White Wiater, 8.9; The Miser, Chunda, Coronatus, 8.7. Geelong Cup,. one" mile..-Sea Prince, 9.10; The Beggar Maid, 9.5; IIeros, 8.11: Earl Godwin, Saracen, Culma, 8.7; Glhlwyn, Ros'ienl, 8.5; Pearl King, Miss Gower, 8.1; Indiicrct't, canodia, 7.9; Ccolaniatcag, 7.7; Eishcn, iBobindie, -7.3; SBlack tPan,, Remt:ueration, 7.1; Do...
GEELONG RACES. FIRST DAY, Friday, 23rd January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
GEELONG RACES. FIRS.T DAY, Friday, 23rd Janunry. The Geelong Cup meeting opened.on Fri day. The weather was delightfully line, aird the attendance, which consisted of a large: proportion of Mielbourne visitors, was ve?y satisfactory. Results: TRIAL HANDIC?P,4 of , am; seecnd~ 7; ;third, • 3. 0iro fur]0ngs. R... Baker's br g Metric (fautmoshc- Metallic, Gay., '7.11.. ( . . Connelly) I. J. *1. M:Mahon's br gBc chal achrc, 5 "8.9 " . (. A bur) 2 0. . Mills's b m CRoe Tr S (C oSu a) 5y, 9... (G. Harrison) '3 Kurralknai, 4y.; 8.7 (Ii.illorn); P?ncess Xny, 4S., 7:6 (claimed 5 . (L. CL ton) aacc;.Mahacons. 'y'7.9 (H. Jack7son);P.hilharmonic, 5y.; '.I (c8aind) 5 lb.); f. J. Bu); Jrybai a., 7.1 (G. ??nath) ; trlts dc't, 3', 6.7 (cd. 6.8) (.r. J'uchL), and Con tantin, 4 y., 6.7 '(R. N. V nart), al9 etrr. Edwards), alsoart rted. Betting: 9 to 4 ag:t.t Gouchal Macrle, .8 to .1 ICrrakaT, 6 'to 1 Puliaccoua, 8 to 1 cach Lebasi and Ross Kor,.10 to 1 Metric. 'The favoritoe got nel awnay, and ed .ne...
V.A.T.C. RACES. Saturday, 17th January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
V.A.T.O. RACES. Saturday, 17th January. IIAWTITORN IIUlDLE, of 200 eovs.; second, 35; third, 15 eovs. 'Two imiles and sixty;four yards. Pharez Phillips'r bk g WIDDIlN (Grafton Little Gladys), a., 10.8 .. (J. N. MtO'regor) 1 C. T. Codby's bk g THE MAJESTIC NUT, .(y., 11.7 .. .... . (. J. Morgan) 2 E. A. Connolly's b h DOMINICIAN. 4y., 9.13 .................... (IL. Cairns) 3 Donimu, a., 10.13 (J. P. Edwards); Recollcct, a., 9.13 (W. V. Burn); Goldfi-sh, Gy., 9.13 (1F. Bun). arnd Areadius, a., 0.0 (E. M'Taggart), aleo started. Betting: 9 to .1 against Tihe Majestic Nut, 5 to 2 WIIDDN, 9 to 2 Donminicitu, 6 to 1 Domus, 10 to 1 Recollect, 12 to 1 others. The Maiestic Nut lcd over the last hurdle, .\lhere Widden was going - the better, and ahe ~atter von easily by '.hree-quartaers of a length, with eight.lengtihs between second and. third. Recollect was fourth, Donmus fifth, Gold, fish sixth and Arcadius last. Time, 3 min. 50O see. - OAIiARIB?B TRIAL, of 200 sovs.; second, 35; third, 15 ...
SECOND DAY.—MONDAY, 26th JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
SEC0nD DA'.--.MONDAY, 2G6th JANTJARY. ANNIVE?I SAIY. TIANDfOAP, of 1000 sors. One Imuile and a half. ast. lb. st. lb: Gijond:a... .... Si) ir.n.. .....w.. 7 8 ojgo. 2 1dns7 1lailow . 1 ithgt the W'ind.¶ 7 Britlit.. '1 13 .Kilmcadqn ..... 7 0 Elystn.. 7 13 Former ...... Matgaue ,. ,.. 7 13 Aldiss Lgao.u. .. 6, ) Matouree . .. .. 7 13 Adgio.. .. 6 7
A.J.C. ACCEPTANCES. FIRST DAY.—SATURDAY, 24th JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
A.J.C: .ACCERPTANCES. RlST. DAkY.--SATUIDAY, 2-th JANUAtRY. CIIA.LLENGE STAiElSh , of 500 s-ys. Six furlongs. • st. lb . st. lb. Gigatudra..: .'10.2 Lord Lidde:l .... 710 Popinjay .. .. .. 9 10 Carefl.-. .: .. .. 7 9 Malti Mary .. ... (7? brgubil,?h ..." t 8 Valido . . .. .. 9 2 ai·ysheu .... 7 - 0 Golden iop .... S 12 L? Fiancee .. .. 7 6 Nu?r?n E.ya .. 8 8 Miocener .... . ti 10 Owvo-l .. .. .. 8 4 Hrriingbone .... O 7 Lady DenInan .. 7 11
WELTER WEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP. WORLD'S FINAL TO-NIGHT (SATURDAY). [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
WELTER WEIGHT cOlAMPIONSHIP. WOnLD'S FI.NAL TO-NIGIIT (SATURDAY). .I'n.-~io-it's co ntet at thi Stadlium will be a most important match. It is officially stated be the Stadiumn management for the welter veight championship of tie world, aid the prin cipals are Waldemar Iiolbcrg, the brilliant Dan ish boxer, and Tom M'Cormick, the new cham pion of the British Empire, a title he wrested from "Johnny" Snmnmmers in Sydney on Saturday week. By virtue of his ldecisive do Jeat of Ray Bronson, the acknowledged welter weight champion of the United States, in Melbourne, IIolberg proved 'himself the most formnidable entrant for the premier position. Lmke M'Conick,' he is a man who hals within comparatively recent times come to thie fore among tlhe top-notchers; and for both thie rivals wnho will meet to-night a long andl successful ring career is predlicted.
BOXING. VIGOROUS FEATHER WEIGHT CONTEST. DRISCOLL BEATS SIMPSON. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
B OX IN G. VIGOROUS FEATHER WEIGHT, ' CONTEST. DRIISCOLL BEATS SIMPSON. When Boyo l)riscoll, the noted English feathqr weight, receivedi the verdtict against thIe tenaciou's Victorian!, "Charlie" Simpson, at tile Stijlium on. SItunlrday hIe ldanced a fling. It w:as nlot iti tended as side show, lbut as a iianifestation of hIis great pleasure :at gaining the decision over one of the toughest oplponents 1o has met inl hia long caeer,. In tile last two routnds of the. rrcontest he . was punched everywhere,, and Sinipson fought every inch of the.ground, work ingf the crowd lup meanwhile to the highest pitch of excitenient. Dri.coll w\as a mrarvel to stalid up so long-even .though a brief six nlhinut.~ to tile almost incessant hurrlnrrrr of bIlows; and Simpson was made a ring fasor te for his un daulnted courage. Thle Victorian ;ad lornt a good contest through, as is his wont, leat Ing hils best to the last. In his room afer the miatchl )riscoll was prowl of himself and of hiis ol1)o ne-...
ATHLETICS [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
BY CROSS COUNTRY. To-day at the Amateur Sports ground the AuSa-: tralasian championship will start, and the meet ing will be concluded on the Monday, and on the following two Saturdays on tlhe .31.C... groiiui, ,he American team will compete. Never in the 'history of athletics in Victoria has tlhre been such a gathering of stars, New South Wales, Queensland, New Ztaland, South Aus. tralia and Tasmania ieing all represente(i, and iil addition the American team will also take part: The present champions are New Zealand,. .ainsd.-. have mnade every effort to be well r~ prepntw , and their team is remarkably. good at. rofidd i ensland has the biggest team oftih Tis iior', together, exclusive of the Vic torians, Ibh! F0 athletes have been eriter'd fIr Wari6 | eats The progranime on Saturday I;trts at t2'. sihen the 100lyards heats willIbe decided. 4 -.--.o fir4t, Parker (Amnerica), J. Bur. t~on_. ?_ and J. F. Bradley .(N.S.W.). are ; e tplaced; anil in the second, Rlennick iii tihe Victo...
MIDDLE PARK CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
]itDDLE PARK .CIU.B. The fourth evenlt of the series of races (300 yarids) promnotol by the Mliddle Park Swirinluirig Club resulted in R. de Garis, cr., wining friom G. Mlyan, 45 see., with F. Magill, 50 see., third. De Garis swami splendidly. A life-saviig clas is being formed in connection with the club. The clse, wlich will be conducted by an instruc tor froln the RIoyal .Life-sav\ing Society, will mlleet on Wednesday niglits. .. Those wilshig to join slhoulld do so imnnediately. Full liarticulars can be obtained at the .baths. Mr. C'raven, a vice presildent of the club, lhas proumied a trophy, to be awar"ded to the nmember t ainig ,ithe hlgheiCt' inlilber. qf poiilts at. the end oh, the season. Ar rIangements are.will il hinanld for the aulltulal carni val,,lwhich will be held at the Mitldlle Park baths on' 31st Jhnuary. Informatliotn lts. leni receivedi by the secretary to Mtelbourne club, from MIr. II . IA. Betnett, a Ilead lug menmb.r, now .il: Stutney, thiit he has atrr'zted...
SOCIAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
S ... AL O- TE . The Governor-General, accompanied by Lady Barttelot, and attended by Lord Richard Nevill and Captain Sir Walter Barttelot ,was present at-the performance o:f The Forty fThieves at Her Majesty's Theatre on Tuesday. The Governor-General entertained at luncheon on Tuesday Mrs. George Chirn side and Miss Audrey Chirnside, who left for Egypt on'Wednesday. Lady Denman,. accomlo anied• by Lady Alicia Hugessen. returned. td Government House on Thursday from .Macedon. The Lady 'Mayoress (Mrs. D. 'V; Hen messy) ia spending a holiday at Queenf cliff. S?he expects to return to Melboutrne on or about 9th Fe'bruary, and will then combine with the mayoresses of other . municipalities in the work of organisation .in connection?.with the forthcoming bazaar :- in. aid of the Austin Hospital andL the Melbourne. suburbs kindergarten .societies. . :The death of Lady Allen, "widow of the late Sir ueorge Wigram Allen, formerly S peaker of the Legislative Assenimbly of New South Wales, is-...