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RUGBY LEAGUE [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 7 October 1916
1 RUGBY LEAGUE Mr. R. A. Boldc'n writes from Hurlstonc Park (1-10-16) to the editor of The Arrow: 'It was with a great deal of interest I read of the doings of my old club Easts in your paper la-it Saturday, and was very much surprised to see my name figuring amongst the fallen. I have ' -lost two younger brothers at Gallipbli, arid no doubt my name has b:cn confused with one of theirs. My fnitials are L.A. and my brothers' C.A. and H.S. C.A. (Curly) was ,wcll known amongst Junior cricketers of Eastern Suburbs and Centennial Park Associations, which he represented as wicketkeepcr. H.S. (also called Blue) was a member of Randwick Football Club, and played second grade. It is nearly two years since I got married and left the dis trict, and my absence from the football field probably accounts for the misunderstanding.' The article referred to was written by a mem ber of the' Eastern Suburbs Club. We are very pleased to able to state that the well-known player is not among the fallen. T...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 7 October 1916
,- ADVERTISE IN THE ;ARr6w. ' -.Little. dropsV- of. printers' vink, . ' . When'spread upon cold type,' 1 Will quickly ? cure all business ills, . And. give dull times the gripe. It was cabled from New York last week that the champion stallion pacer, 'Directum I., has created,? .world's record, covering half ;a mile' lr.''SSJsec, A: photograph of this wonderful
No title [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 7 October 1916
Officer (Egyptian Service): 'I'm going to tell our CO. there's a General come to see him.' Johnkib Walkbr: 'What ! me a General?' Office* : 'Yesl General Favourite I' JOHN WALKER & SONS, Lth, Scotch Whisky Distillsks, KILMARNOCK, SCOTLAND.
SOCCER FOOTBALL [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 7 October 1916
SOCCER FOOTBALL If to-day's Sunlight Cup final between Bal main ' and Balmain Fernleigh, at the Sports Ground, reaches finality, the curtain will drop for the season. The pair will put up a game worthy of the final in every particular. The perambulations of Fernleigh through the Second League, and the Sunlight Cup has been marked with exhibitions that have Impressed others be sides myself, for indeed the team is a fine one. In the Second League competition they only suffered one reverse (Kiaora 3-1), besides play ing drawn games with Annandale, Kiaora (second round), and Pyrmont. Incidentally, it might be mentioned that during the progress of the League, Fernleigh defeated their op. poneats of to-day on both occasions they met, 5-1 and i-l. Balmam, while admitting that previous per formances are against their prospects of suc cess to-day, consider their team an improved one since they broke from the habit of losing almost every match. And certainly later re sults affirms this conten...
A PATHETIC EPISODE. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 7 October 1916
A PATHETIC EPISODE. Private Cyril Rowe Willcocks, of the Man chester 'Pals, ' killed in action in France, was a cross-country running ana also a walking member of the Salford Harriers (Lancashire), who, in 1910-11, took part in all the Winter fixtures and gained the attendance prize. The ' following verses, composed by him and en ciosed in a letter to his father, Mr. W. F. Willcocks, and dated July 19 — a few Says be fore he fell — have now a pathetic interest : j IF I SHOULD FALL. Dear folks at home to us who go With glory to the great advance. Tis good to think that from such woe In England — as has stricken France— 'Tis ours to save our land and kin; That is the joy we hear within. The only thought at which I quail. While smoke of battle dims the blue, The thought that makes my cheek turn pals Is that long agony for you — Suspense and fear, and visions red, Drear days and haunted nights of dread. I know, who plays the soldier's part. Dear folks of mine across the foam. The strain...
WHEN A STRIKE IS ON IN NEW YORK. (Or in Sydney Town). [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 7 October 1916
WHEN A STRIKE IS ON IN NEW YORK. (Or in Sydney Town), ' At the depot and the f.rry The crowds are not so merry; : They've a look of apprehension and are feeling mighty mean; * ; They can see their way to Sunday, But are doubtful if on Monday There'll be a chance of riding on the eight fifteen. If the railways stop, If the tramcars stop. Most of them must hike it. Some of them will bike it. But none of them will like it If the railways stop. Some the 'bus will board it; While those who can afford it Will travel in a touring car or in a limousine,. ? But there'll be no fun commuting When the engine ceases tooting And no ferry boats are running as the eight fifteen. But we won't shut shop If the railways stop; We can sleep down in the city, Where the girls are 'ust as pretty; So it m::y not be a pity If the railways stop.
TENNIS TOWN TALK [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 7 October 1916
JEKW TOWN'' .' TALK fAURU/ Appian Way might be in a happier way. The Incessant downpour o.' rain during the past fortnight or to has upset all the three-days' tourney arrangement of the Burwood Club. However, an effort will be made, if it is a: j all possible, Jron the weather standpoint, to ; hold the second session to-day. But at the 1 time of writing the v/eather clerk was still in j ' a relentless mood, and one would not be a bit surprised if there has not to be another ad journment. Given sunshine to-day after yesterday's, the club official thinks tlfat play may be possible ! to-day. They pin their faith to the fact tha; I the courts-arc spooially well drained with coke, ' and say that, even after the severest storm, ?fhe-'ConrOS 'dry very quickly. This time th: weather god has not only been severe — he has j been remorseless — and the wetting the courts I have received will corely try the charcoal sub- I stratum. If play is able to proceed, it will be - great advertisement for...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 7 October 1916
************** Mr. J. Campbell Wood's bay horse Fanacre, 4 years, by Linacre (Imp.) from Fanara, who won the Epsom Han dicap at Randwick on Tuesday with 8.10. He -was rid den by C. O. Davies. ************** ????**?****?** Panacro was always ?well In the betting, and his success bene fited a large number of Newcastle sports ' men. He has been scratched foe the Metropolitan.
MOTOR CYCLING ACCELERATION TEST TO-DAY: TAMWORTH POSTPONED [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 7 October 1916
MOTOR CYCLING ACCELERATION TEST TO-DAY: TAMWORTH POSTPONED By BEDE CARROLL. There is a competition this afternoon, the first for about six week — that is, providing the I elements arc willing. The Cumberland Club will dispose of its ! acceleration test, originally arranged for Sep- ' ember 23 and postponed, and it will take place I on the usual course. There is no necessity to make mention of it, since many shire court- j cillors are 'up against' competition on their ' roads, and it is well known to all members. j The Cumbcrlandcrs — an active, go-ahead lot ! i i! J?~are t0 open tncir Summer 3ea on . with this event, and it promises to entice a - Dig field, including many new to competition v ? Members will meet at Parramatta and ride in ? company to the course. Competition will, ir-.im ' ill accounts, be keen. 'Heavy rain last night. Further postpone ment. Stiff luck.' Thus reads a wire from | Reg. Pearce in rrrar.i to the Tamworth Club'c J big carnival which was to have been held ...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 7 October 1916
Twelve months ago . Mr. J. Barbn's chest nut horse Wallace Isinglass was the popular selection tor the Derby, in which he was beaten by Cctlgne. He .has not won a race since. iin ? »»»»- ? inimt» mxmimii To-day he stands as one of the fancied horses (or the Metro politan, to be run to-day, and It he. takes that race it will be the second time his owner has secured It Duke Foote won lor him la 1912. ,' ? inn IIDIIIIIIIIII
NEW YORK SCRIBE MIXED "Big English Dave Smith" : Dave Unknown [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 7 October 1916
NEW YORK SCRIBE MIXED ' Big English Dave Smith' : Dave Unknown It never rains but it pours, also- misfortunes rarely come singly. Atop of his reverses and mishaps generally lately comes the subjoined reflection upon Dave Smith as a fighter by a man who was evidently unable to distinguish him from that other member of the very numerous Smith family, Dick of England. But luckily Dave has a champion where he, .per haps, least expected to find one. The following slab has been lifted from the American Boxing Gazette : 'Very often indeed we find very glaring errors made by some of the boxing scribes in the daily newspapers, which is not our business to cor rect. But here is one for example, written by Left Jab, in the New York Evening Mail, which we consider is rather unfair. It reads as follows : 'They are showering Les Darcy with additional fight honors in Australia. By knocking out a dub named Dave Smith, the promoters and fans alike in the Antipodes have proclaimed Darcy the light-hea...
Illumined by Spiritual Light [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 7 October 1916
Illumined by Spiritual Light A shout went up when the colonel entered, and it was easy to see how they loved this man — this tall, lame man whose strong, hand some face and brown, beautiful eyes were il lumined by some spiritual light which ex pressed a great sweetness and nobility of soul. He spoke their language perfectly, and behaved to them as a father to his children, who had come to sit among them and see them play. We sat on a bench in the centre of all these men, who were behind us on a dais and around us in a half-circle, seated with their backs to the cellar walls. A young man with a face as Handsome as Othello's — any Desdemona might listen to uis tale— was beating a hollow drum with a queer, quick rhythm, and an older man, bearded and grizzled, puffed out his cheeks as he played a flute which gave out a weird Oriental melody of melancholy half tones. Then one of the Arab soldiers stepped forward, and, while he danced like an East ern woman, with a scarf in his hand, the ...
CRISP NOTES ON BOXERS AND BOXING Latest Happenings and Coming Events of the Ring [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 7 October 1916
m CRISP NOTES ON BOXERS AND BOXING '? *- ? v . -%r—w . v~*r -$-~9 e-«~» «-kj- Latest Happenings and Coming Events of .the Ring :: By W. F. Corbett Eolir Plexus is on his annual holiday*. Good wine needi no bush, and good boxen need no boost. The public are to-day too much alive to the fine points of the game to need the carrot of write-up to ? lure them to patronising a pro- j roiling bout. ; It may, therefore, I think, be very reason ably inferred that all admirers of bozing ekiJl will occupy (eats at the Stadium to-night un leu meteorological conditions prove too ?everely advene for kidc of then-.. Harry Stone and Tommy Uren are to fieht their fourth battle. Uren has won the robber aj fai I as referees' decisions go, but neither has beaten tieother according to that other when the rint official ruled againtt him, though when the re ftrcc declared, in his favor, why, he won ei&ily -Mndeedr+e won every battle. Harry Stone can-.e back from Brisbane post . haste and in high du...
Society Matron as Blue Bottle [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 7 October 1916
Society Matron as Blue Bottle This is how they do it in some parts of America, the land of new ideas, where the wo men, ' they say, arc put upon pedestals in the domestic and social circles: — 'Redwood City, California, August 24. — Mrs. James W. Goodwin,, society matron of Red wood City 'and -wife of a San Francisco 'bond broker, made her first arrest as a deputy con stable to-day. Mrs. Goodwin was appointed deputy constable recently at her own request, in order to keep tramps off her estate, but the man she put under arrest was T. B. Downing, a wealthy Palo Alto contractor. She arrested him for. not blowing his automobile horn as has car followed hers up the steep La Honda grade. !'Just a minute, please,' Mrs. Goodwin said, stopping her own car and pushing her sleeve back. The astonished Palo Altan discovered that on her wrist was a constable's badge, in stead of a wristlet watch. 'You are under arrest for breaking the ordinance requirine automobiles to blow their horns at every c...