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WISE AND OTHERWISE. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
WISE AND OTHERWISE. Armed to the teeth — A dentist. Wether report. — rrico of mutton. When is fish liko a bird ? — When it takes a fly. A boy described tho heathen as ' folks wot don't fight over religion.' Teacher — 'Johnny, givo me tho name of tho largest known diamond.' Johnny — ' The ace.' ' Tlio nakod truth' — a farce absurd, Consistency's digression ; For truo or false wlioovor heard It 'loss clad in oxprossion 'i Tramp — 'I, am in need of a little monoy.' ! Gent — ' Why don't you shovel snow ?' 'I havn't time.' ' How. so ?' . ' All my time is taken up in begging.' 'Well, but if you can't bear herj what ever made you Dropose ?' Well, wo had danced three dances, and I couldn't think of anything else to say I'. . A follow onco wont to famod Pokin, ; A fortune, I think, ho was seokin', But pookin' at maids, Sont him to tho shado-J — And, in Kadus, ho's snoakin' and shtiekin'. It was a rainy day, and Philip had been looking out longingly at tho' soaking lawn, when he turned to me ...
BALMAIN ROWING CLUB REGATTA. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
BALMAIN ROWING CLUB REGATTA. ^ The fifth annual regatta of tho abovo club, took plaoo 011 Saturday afternoon ovor the usual club eourso. A more favourable day could not: havo boon desired, as there was no sim or wind, tho water boing perfectly calm. Tho raoing on tho wholo was very good, some of tho nnislios Ijeimr oxcnodiTif*lv Mnca I that in the final heat of tho senior pairs wa'§ I especially so, many of tho spectators assert I ing it was a dead heat. ! Tho stoamor lJnlmuin was chartered by the I club to follow the races, aud was filled by a numbor of ladies and goittlomeu, who seemed to thoroughly approoiato tho beautiful weathor, good racing, and tho strains of tlio Baliaain Coldstream Band. The lirst r.ice was for Junior Pairs, aud was started about The cutries wore C. CoUiws il'llvkins, list. lib. ; and J. Henderson, lOst. ilb. T. It. Aiusworth, list. Mb. The former got. a alight lead at tho start, which they main tained for same time, but thoy luultirod themselves ? out, nnd...
DOUBLE BAY HALF - DECKERS [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
DOUBLE BAY HALF-DECKERS. rileo f°r Mr. S. Richardson's prize of r'Vij t° comPcted for by liis'well-known half-deokors, took placo 011 Saturday. The course was a flying start from a boat moored in Double Bay, round Lightship and Sow and \ , lourici uoat, round Jjort Denison, Shark Islantl, and back to boat, passing all marks on starboard hand. The Sirocco, Lurioi, Clio, Is'creid, Genesta, and Puritan started, tlio latter getting tho benefit of the start, but in tho beat to tho Lightship tlio Sirocco took tho lead, and maintained it dur ing the wholo raco, winning oasily from the Imrlei. Tho winner wa8 well handled by H. Miller, who was ably assisted by his crew, who well deserved tho prizo which fell to their tat.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
HOTELKEEPER'S'' STATEMENT. Tahwoiith, N.S.W., May 27, iS9b. — I have suffered from pains in tlio small of my back the last six years, and for tho last four months thoy have been' so bad that I had to call a medical gentleman, who, with all his medicines, did me no good. At last I got so weak I could not retain' my food on my stomach. I was running day and night, having no control over my urination, the discharge from the kidneys being more like blood than water, and of very offensive odour. Finding I was not getting better, I went to Sydney, and sought medical advice — all to no good, my appetite being completely gone ; and as my life was in a precarious state, 1 returned home. Seeing an advertisement of Warner's Safe Cur.', I concluded to try it. I am pleased to state I have only used two bottles, and my health is improving rapidly. I am beginning to eat as well as ever, and my complaint has ceased to annoy me in any way, and I am getting strong again. I can safely recommend Warner...
CORRESPONDENCE. THE BULLI DISASTER. (TO THE EDITOR OF THE "SYDNEY RETEREL.) [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
CORRESPONDENCE. . THE BTTXiXiX DISASTER. (TO TIIB EDITOR OP THE ' SYDNEY RATERE!!.'*) * Sir. — A great calamity has just passed, unequalled in the annals of the colony. As we all know, there are a large number of widows and orphans left totally unprovided for. As a member of ono of the sporting clubs in tho city, and also a bookmaker, 1 beg to make the following suggestion. As each bookmaker pays out on each, race to the lucky backer of the winning horse, let liim ask for a small donation toward the assistance of the sufferers of the above named sad calamity, at the same time re questing hi in to sign his name and amount given in a small book provided by the sec retary of the A.J.C. and' Metropolitan Tat tersall's clubs. Bat, there is no doubt many of your readers will 3ay, that I only i want contributions from the general public and the bookmakers to contribute nothing at all.- Not so,. Mr;- Editor. As each man' hands in his book to the secretary of his club; let him ivIbo hand in ...
WITH SOCK AND BUSKIN. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
WITH SOCK AND BUSKIN. I Joo Polk in Pennsylvania. Harry Emmet is now finishing a play for Osmond Tearle. Tho Barry-Herbert Dramatic Show finished up in Sandhurst last week. Maggie Moore (Mrs. J. C. Williamson) has refused several offers to appear in San I'rancisco. * * 9 Baker and Farron have actually dissolved partnership, and are now doing the States separately. * # « At tho St. James' Theatre The Hobby Horse reached its hundredth night on Feb. 10. * « « Miss A'da Ward, Theo. Hamilton, Dan Harkins, and others known in Australia, are doing nothing in America. * « *» Tho annual benefit of theKoyal General Theatrical Fund at Drury Lane Theatre took place on Thursday, March 17. ? ? * Mr. John Hollinghead is about to build a new theatre at tho corner of Windmill street, in Shaftesbury-avenue, over against the Trocadero. ' ' # * ? if -? [ -', if Mr. J. L. Toolo announces a series of Wednesday matinees at which Paul Pry will be played alternately with Dot and Bardell v. Pickwick. « ? ? ....
BETWEEN DRINKS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
BETWEEN DRINKS. I ? ♦ — ? W citing o£ tho Bulli collicry disaster the Herald of Thursday says : Tlioro is not ?oue left to tell tho tale ns to how tho ox plosion occurred, or -whence it had its origin. It then proceeds to give nt some length tho narratives of survivors. I ? don't know that I need to comment on this. * * * The following sporting item has not, as fur ns I know, appeared in our'papors. I therefore place it on record ns a ' best,' for the nag comes this way shortly : — ' A curious accident occurrod at the ' Napier (N.Z.) meeting. A man named Hogan was leaning over the fence, when Spado Guinea lushed out and kicked his ear clean off. It was immediately picked up and sown on by a local doctor.' I only remember one other instance where it is recorded that a man's ?car was smitten off at a meeting. The incident is related in connection with ? Corinthians. But Spado Guinea will want to uso both heels to shift tho ears of some of tho folks I: havo seen leaning ovor fences at ...
THE LATEST MELBOURNE SPORTING NEWS. SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. MELBOURNE, This Day. Latest Betting. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
. THE LATEST MELBOURNE SPORTING NEWS. SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. (BT WIRE — FROM OUtt CORRESPONDENT.) Melbourne, Tliis Day. . ' ? Latest Betting. Tho betting rose last night. Honeydew was well supported for Hawkesbury Han dicap, being soon inade favourite ; he was backed freely at 100's to 10 and 12 in an apparently genuine manner. Tamarisk was also backed for nearly 3000 at 100'b to 12. 100's to 14 beinc the beat price now obtainable, and 100'a to 8 about others. Phaon, Figtree, and Tho Nun remaining the same. Very little is doing on the Sydney Cup. Nelson is quoted at 5 to 1 . Tom Brown, Crossfire, Myall King, The Jewel, and Abuse are also fancied. Honeydew and Crossfire 10 to 1. 100 to 8 othors.
No title [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
John I'otrie, jmir., an athlete, well known, nnd a -^roiit favourite in Brisbane, diod there Inst week. Oil the 'i'ransoaspian railroad, in Kussia, it is elnimed tliat a savinfj bf 800dol. per mile is ell'octed by the use of mineral wax, or ozokerite, for ties. When purified. melted and mixed with limestone and gravel, the ozokerite, which is abundant in the vieinity of tlie railroad, produces a very good asphalt. This is pressed into shape in boxes, and gives ties which retain their form and hardness even in tho hottest weather.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
FATHER KILEY'S VERDICT. Yass, N.S.W., July 29, 1885. — I have used Warner's safe remedies and find them really good. I have given some of thorn to another party, who lias pro nounced them to be excellent. — Rev. R, K1LEY, Catholic Clergyman.* ? Medical. ? advertise a good thing luSESSaESQy TItA.DE MAJIK— 'TONIO NEKVIJJE.' A SAFE, CERTAIN, and SPEEDY CDEE for Nervous and Gouoi-.il Debility, mid nil com pluiuts that Hpring from lack of norvo force, sa Keurjtlgia, NorvouH Hotwlnclio, NorvousneKs, Indi. cestinn, Losa of Appetite, Feinulo Disorders, Torpid Liver, Genoral Prostnitlon, Iinpovoriahed Dlood, I'rematureDeolino, lota of Vital Power. 4c. By its tonic and soothing elleots It nt ouco rcmorea nil craving for Alcohol. By its richness in phos- phorons and other powerful vitalising elements. MARSHALL'S 'rONIG NERVINE ncurisheB aud gives vigour to tho wholo system. Pri«, 4«. 6d. Sold by ail Choraistti aud StoreKeepers. Prepared only by . MABSHALL BROTHERS, Sydney, N.a.W., London, Eng....
BURRANGONG RACES. FIRST DAY. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
BURRANGONG RACES. First Day. Maiden Plato, 1| milo. — Cohesion, 1. Timo, 2inin. 35soo. Princo of Wales Soiling Stakes, 1 milo and a distanco.— Windtop, 1 ; Signal, 2 j Chummy 3. Time, 2min, 9soc. Town Plato of .£50, Hmile. — Elsio, 1 ; Wex ford, 2 : ^ Infidel, 3. Timo, 2min. lGisec. Trotting Race, saddlo and harness. — Nora, scratch, 1; Sloth, 150yds., 2; Patchwork, 150yds., 3. A protest ' was lodged by Patch work's ownor agaiust tho first and sccond on tho ground of ambling. Ladios' Purso. — Drumstick, 1 ? Count, 2 : Wexford, 3. ? ' * *
SYDNEY AMATEUR CANVAS DINGY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
ISYDNEY AMATEUR CANVAS' DINGY CLUB. [By 'Backstay.'] Tho abovo club's ohampion raco was sailed on Saturday afternoon, and after a good raco resulted in a win for tho Violot. Tho course was from Fort Macquario, round Shark Island round flagboat off Fort Mncquarie, Fort Donison, and back to flagboat. A ltttlo after 3 p.m. tho boats managed to got to their moorings as follows : — Violet, Coriso and ninii.nn niivottn Tlins. Pimnli Fp.lnrn Bossio, Old Tom, Clio, and about 3.3(- p.m. woro sont on tlioir journey. Clio was first off with Bessio and Fedora closo up. Violot was first to tack and stand , in toward Garden Island, followed by Thomas Punch, tho otliors work ing down mid-channel, and when Violot and Tlios. Punch camo out, they wero crossed by Old Tom and Bossio. At Bradley's Bessio had the load, and Olivntto had worked into second position, but caught Bossio before tho island was roaclied, and Shark Island was rounded in tlio following ordor : — Olivette, Thomas Punch, Bossio, Fed...
NEW ZEALAND SPORT. AUCKLAND, March 21. Four - Oared Race. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
NEW ZEALAND SPORT. (from OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Auckland, March 21. Fonr-Oared Race. The fifth annual four-oared race between the Star R.C. (Wellington) and the Union R.C. (Christchurch) camc off on the 15th inst., at Wellington, and resulted in an easy victory for the local crew. The fol lowing comprised the winning crew : — A. S. Iliss (bow), W. H. Field (2), W. Barton (3), J. Batgcr (stroke). They pulled in coxswainless boat, No. 1 steering a beautiful course. I may state that AV. Barton is an old Cambridge University oarsman, and in tho annual interuni vcrsity eight-oar race with Oxford rowed No. 3 in the Cambridge boat. The Unions got the best of the start, but were apparently not at home in the rough water, and before they had gone 100 yards tho Stars overhauled them, and were lead ing by fully three lengths. The Unions never pressed them after this, although they made desperate efforts to get on level terms, and the local crew won easily by about six lengths. The distance wa...
AQUATICS. BALMAIN SAILING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
AQUATICS. BAUMAIN SAILING CLUB. j (Br ' .Backstat.'') Ui all tho miKorablc (lays for sailing Satur day was oho, thoro boinff wliat might bo tcrinud a Paddy's hurricado. Wliat wind tliero was camo from about E.S.K., and was very 3ul:y. Two rncos woro to havo been startod, .viz., 14ft. dingios arid half-dcokci-s 20ft. and upwards. Of tho former boats only two wero ablo to get to tho post in any tiling like time, but it was decided not to start tnom. 1110 nait-aockors wero more for tunate. all bcin^ able to roach tho start ex cept 1 Ju ttcrou j-, ;)rinoii«i)Iy by tho nid of friendly pullin;; boats. They 'wero sent on their journey about M.'iO p.m. Tlioir convse was from White Horso round JFort Donison, boat otY Iron Covo Bridge, Goat Island, and back to flagbont off Wtiito Horse. Tho Guinovoro got tho bost of tho start, and drifted away, followed by Clytic, Geno9ta, Nereus, Triton. After a few lo:,'s had been, mado Gcncsta had tlio lead, and tho breeze freshening from S.E. all laid wel...
LATEST VICTORIAN NEWS. The A. J. C. and Hawkesbury Races. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
LATEST VICTORIAN .'.'^nEivs. . ? ?!:? [from our own correspondent.] Monday JKvemng. The A. J.C. and Hawkesbury Races. The Autumn Meetings of the Australian Jockey Club and Hawkesbury races are now attracting attention in sporting circles, all other events to come being sub ordinated to the interest centred in the Sydney Cup and Hawkesbury Handicap, For the Cup, Nelson, who has been let in very favourably, is regarded as the best thing, and certainly his chances look well on paper, but he does not by any means monopolise the betting market He has tho lion's sliaro of any money being put on the event, but in the littlo ? doing other, horses have not been neglected. A num ber of punters aro hanging off until next week, when, if all goes well, their money will be put on the New Zealander, but in some quarters it is thought the Maori pot may boil over. The performance of tho Bon of King Cole in the Australian Cup has, however, not been overlooked, and when the day comes Nelson will, all ...