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QUEENSLAND SPORTING NOTES. BRISBANE, Monday. Trumpet Blowing. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
QUEENSLAND SPORTING NOTES. (from our own correspondent.) Brisbane, Monday. Trnmpet Blowing. I attribute the large number of New South Wales entries for the Q.T.C. handi caps to the constant drawing attention to the fact in these columns that there was such a place as Queensland and such a body of turfites as the Q.T.C., and, furthermore, that the .said body gave good stakes, that it might be worth while the magnates of New South Wales having a smack at. There can be no doubt that the Referee has done much to bring the racing men of Queensland and New South Wales to gether. It circulates in nearly every town of importance here, and in Brisbane it is looked out for eagerly. If ' Early Bird ' will only keep on picking out Locliiels and Abners and an occasional ' block ' of a good fighting man rung in, the Referee will have a merry existence in this hades-like cbmato. Blow exhausted. The Turf Looking Up. This doesn't mean that an actual sod has turned itself up, or that blades of grass ...
AVERAGES OF THE ENGLISH ELEVEN. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
AVERAGES OF THE ENGLISH ELEVEN. We have been favoured by Mr. , Tames Lilywhite with the following list of averages for the wholo tour, which has been divided so as to determine the players' merits against duffers and best men of Australia. The list of averages is intact and finished, and it will be seen that the popular captain of the English team heads the batting all round, while Barnes comes next, but somewhat far behind his captain. It will also be noticed that Barnes has played the least number of matches on the sheet, and this may have influenced his final average. Bates has played the most innings of any, and comes out very near the top of the tree. Shrewsbury's total number of runs through the tour for 3G innings was 970, and this is the highest I aggregate. BATTING AVERAGES— AGAINST ODDS. Tntnl T'mes Name. Innings. ~ uot Averages. runsr out. Shrewsbury ... 17 '' 470 3 84. Muuricoltcad ' 20'-'' '66t .0'- ?' -83.4 :. Barloiv ? 20 ' 466 : 2 85.10 Bates... ... 21. , 455 3 25.5-...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
A CHANGED MAN. Breakfast Creek, Brisbane, Q., Aug. 8, 1880. — I have been a sufferer for three years from liver diseases, troubled with severe pains in the back, giddiness, weakness of the knees, failing eyesight, and such complaints as attack mankind at my time of life, 50 years last October. I was compelled to take to my bed, the pains were so severe, was weak, low, nnd melancholy. While lying there, I saw in a local paper Dr. Hoinon's confession, whoso cose I found closely corresponded with mine. Seeing what Safe Cure had done for him, I made up my mind to give it a trial. After the first bottle I noticed slight benefit. I continued, and after using fivo bottles, left my bed a changed man, and was soon able to resume my work. Having used forty-seven bottles altogether, and for tho: good Warners Safe Cure has dono me, I never , fail to recommend it. — T. SOMERV ILLE .*
BARMEDMAN RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
BARMEDMAN RACES. , Tho following aro tho ontries for tho two principal ovents in connection with tho raco meeting to bo held on March 31 and April 1:— Town Plate Handicap. — Drumstick, Potor, Wexford, Cambric,'.Qucon, Littlo John, Miss Hesporus. Barmkdman Jockey Club Handicap. — Drumstick, Miss Hesporus, Peter Wexford, Gdld Ring, Qucon, Mystery, Lucifer.
TENTERFIELD RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
TENTERFIELD RACES. Following aro tho woights for tho abovo races, to bo hold on tho 30th and 31st:— PAIRFIEM) HANDICAP— lj- milo. ' / . , st.lb. ? - ' st.lb. Ajax ... ... 9 0 Garnet... ... 7 0 Minorah ... 8 12 Marion... ... 7 2 Loinstor .8 10 Butterfly. , ...«. 7. .2 Phoenix ? 8,0 Elolio ? 7 0 Vain Hope ... 7 10 Sir John ... G.7 Comet... ...*7 8 Foxglovo '? ... G 7 Magic ... 7- 8 My Droain ... ? 6 5' Rodwinsf 7 8,:f ?' ? = ???' '' . TKNTERFIELD JOCKEY CLUB 'HANDICAP— i ' i ? Ii nule. ;... ? ?=, '.' 'I :? . :. st.lb. . ...??! St. lb. Ajax : ... ... .8 11. Garnot ? 7.. 1 Minorah ... 8 10 M irion:.. . .. G il Loinstor ? ... 8 o Butterfly ... 611 Phoenix ? 1 .... . 7 12 ? Sir. John .:. .0 4 Vain Hopo ... 7 8 loxglovo ... ...; G 4 Coinet ... ... . 7. 0 My Droam G 2, Magic ... 7 4 Marinor ... G O Redwing ,,, 7.4.
MURRURUNDI RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
MURRURUNDI RACES. Tho Murrurundi meoting, of two days, took plaeo on Wodnosday and Thursday last. Ro sults :— First Day. Maidon Plato. — Mr. R. Stewart's Ino, 2yrs., Gst. 51b., 1 ; Mr. J. Cusack's Garry Owen, Gyrs., 8st. 131b., 2; Mr. S. Tuokor's Melo dist, 4vrs., Sst. lllb., 3. Hack Raco. — Mr. G. Vine's Solo, 1 ; Mr. Joss' Comet, 2. Nino startod. Publicans' Puwo. — Mr. S. Tuckor's Arrow, 5yra., Gat. lllb., 1 ; Mr. E. Ball's Sunbeam, 5yra., 7st. 51b., 2 ; Mr. R. Stewart's Hunter, aged, Gst. lllb., 3. Princo of Wales' Stakos. — Mr. W. C. Sovil's A. G. Taylor, aged, 8st. 131b., 1 ; Mr. J. Campbell's Mameluke, aged, 8st. Gib., 2 : Mr. Joss' Comet, Gyrs., 8st. 131b., 3. Mombors' Purse. — Mr. S. Tuckor's Molo dist, 4yrs,, 7st., 1 ; Mr. W. C. Sevil's Piccolo, 3yrs., Gst. 101b,, 2; Mr, E. Simmons' Stout, 3yr8., 8st., 3. Tho following aro tho results of tho second day's racing : — Flying Handicap —Air. E. Ball's Sunbeam, 5yrs., 8st. 71b., c. Sovil's Agnos Jane, 4yrs., Gst. oiu., jsl'r. C. ...
RACE MEETINGS. MUDGEE RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
RACE MEETINGS. MUDGEE RACES. Tho first day of the above meeting took 1 place on Wednesday last. Tho attendance wa-: largo and the weather fine, but very warm. Following aro tho results : — Opening Handicap, 1 mile. — Paladin, 8st. Gib. (Williams), Jollity, Gsfc. 71b. (Gougli), dead heat ; Victory, 7st. 121b. (Norriker), 3. The other starters were: Queen Victoria, 6st. 51b. ; Little Dick, 7st. ; Homo Rule, 6st. ; Sentcnco, 7st. 101b. Betting : 2 to 1 v. Victory and Paladin, 3 to 1 Jollity, 6 to 1 Victoria, 8 to 1 Sentence and Homo Rulo. Tho owners of Paladin and Jollity divided tho stakes. Time, lmin. 48\sec. The Ladies' Bracelet, £ miloi-V^Wanda, 1; Ellington, 2; Roy, 3. A protest was entorod against tho winner on the ground that tho starter dropped the flag aftor tho horses had passed the starting-post. The stewards decided that the raco should bo run over again. Tho following was tho result : — Wanda; lOst. 12lb. (Gallagher), 1 ; Zebra, 9st. 101b. (Dr. Swanstou), 2; Roy, 9st. (Nor...
VACY RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
VACY RACES. '1 ha Va-jy Racos camo off on Friday, and attracted a fair attendance of spectators. Tho results wore as follows : — Flying -Handioap. — Bramblo, 1; Whisper Low, 2 ; Vacy, 3. Won comfortably. Galloway Handicap. — Flirt, 1 ; Beeswing, 2 ; Black and Gold, 3. t Vacy Handicap.—' Whisper Low, -1; Prosper, 2 : Bramble, 3. Hack Race,— Colonel, 1 ; Nollio, 2. , Hurry Scurry.— Block Boy, 1 ; Nemo, 2. I Forced Handicap. — Prosper, 1 ; Bramble, 2.
CANTERBURY PARK RACES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
CANTERBURYfpARK RACES, The mooting 'of tho abovo olnb, which was ppstporidd.from tho 'Saturday previous, .was brought J to a 'successful issuo on '.Saturday. Tho wo'athor was boantifully finis, tho'attond uuco vo'ry largo, and tho outing thoroughly onjoyablo. Tho Flying Handicap was annexed by Glon Elgin, who also appropriated tho Canterbury Handioap. Simon, a son of Robinson Crusoe, and a fine useful horso, hr.d littlo difficulty in winning tho Park Stakes ; but it took all Pirato could do to disposo of Sir Garnot, who, had ho been kept goinjj, should havo won tho Prince #f Wales. Sir Edward popped up in tho Disposal Stakes when littlo thought of and w.is disposed of for .£41 ; and the Ladies' Milo was won with easo by Don Antonio. Dotals : — THE 1' LYING HANDICAP. 'A haudicap of GO savs. The winner of any liandi cup ufter the declaration of the weights to carry 71b. extra ; of two or more handicaps, 101b. extra. 6 fur'ongn. Mr.T. Browu's % Glen Elgin, Cyrs., 7st. 21b. (Cutten) ? 1...
THE INTERCOLONIAL EIGHT OAR RACE. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
THE INTERCOLONIAL EIGHT OAR RACE. Tho following men have been chosen by the selection committee to represent New Sontli Wale3 on the Parramatta on May 28;— C. A. Bros, Sydney R.C., list. 21b. J. E. H. Kennedy, Sydney R.C., 12st. 61b. J. G. Kennedy, Sydney R.C., 12st. N. Johnson, Sydney R.C., lOst. -lib. J. Frascr, Balmain R.C., list. 81b. W. Martin, Balmain R.C., list. 71b. George Seale, Mercantile R.C., 103t. 81b. George Robertson, Mercantile R.C., lOst. 81b. Emergencies. G. G. Higgs, East Sydney R.C.,. list. 21b. AV. Freeman, Mercantilo R.C., list. 71b.
ROWING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
: ROWING NOTES, i I Charlie Matterson yesterday -wont up the Parramatta, where ho will put on the finishing strokes. Neilson has bee.i up the river for some time. On April 1 tho starts for the Davis Handicap will be declared. I believe Neil Matterson is scratch, and that tho nearest man to him has 12sec. start, and the limit is 45sec. In New Zealand it is said that Beach will pay tho colony a visit at Easter, and be at the Riverton Regatta. The Cham pion has friends in the Lake Wakatipu district, and will go to see them, and then tour the colony. At Maclean, on tho Clarenco River, there is to be a joint regatta and sports. I notice. that besides a couple of amateur events there is a maiden all-comers for £5, and a handioap for £.10. As an outcome of the regatta got up last week at North Shore, a match on Saturday last was rowed between Glover and Bar nett from Berry's Bay, round Goat Island and back, when Glover won rather easily. Next Saturday Charles Webb and F. Yates row a 3£ mil...
LATEST BETTING. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
LATEST BETMG. The botting market,' cor iddring' tho close proximity of the Hawl. ibary meet ing, cannot be ? said to be so lively as might be expected. An attempt was made to introduce Honeydew into betting circles last night, but very little was taken about him. Offers of 7 to 1 were freely made, but backers preferred v point longer, and very little business resulted. Eight to 1 was taken about Tamarl ;lc, and 10 to 1 Tom Brown. Nolson went back a point for the Sydney Cup, and no .- stands at 5 to 1 offered, whilo Tom B.jwa received slight support at 8's. Hawkesbury Handicap. 7 to 1 Honeydow (off.) 8 to 1 Tamarisk (tk.) 10 to 1 Tho Nuu (tk.) 10 to 1 Invader (tk.) 10 to 1 Tom Brown (tk.) 12 to 1 Fraud (tk.) 12 to 1 Figtreo (oil.) 12 to 1 Tho Wreck (off.) 15 to 1 The Jewel (oif.) 15 to 1 Kitawa (off.) 15 to 1 Sorella (oif.) 20 to 40 to 1 the others. Sydney Ctip. 5 to 1 Nelson (off.) 8 to 1 Tom Brown (tk.) 10 to 1 Arsonal (off.) 15 to 1 ILozart (off.) 15 to 1 Myall Kim; foff.)
No title [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
The two emergencies are very promising colts, and if wanted will worthily behave themselves. The crew aro going to train from the Sydney sheds, and that club have placed at their disposal a clinker eielit. On Monday the crew went out for a pull with Mr. Myers steering. It is said that they did no*- shape well. Frtser was poor in tho catch, Seale, although a good oarsman, was too lato with his arms, and J. Kennedy was at fault iu the catch. The present selection is not the final one, and the committee can rsplace any man they think negligent in his work, so I would advise all the boys to be on their best behaviour. The Victorian crew have been almost decided on for cortain, and thoy will bo Ainsly, bow; Taylor, 2; Webster, 3; Gow die, 4 ; Malono, 5 ; Harrison, G ; Chomley, 7 ; Booth, stroke. Only tuo aro new men in the boat. W. J. Leverett, who rowed well last year, may yet bo included. It is certain that Tasmania will send a team, which will probably be stroked by Tom Robinson, an o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
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BELVIDERE v. CARLTON. Ground Match. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
BELVIDERE v. CARX.TON. Ground Match. Tho abovo clubf* mot upon tlio Association Ground to determino as to who fihould hold possession of tlio abovo ground. This was by far tlio most exciting club match of tho season, and as both teams, especially the Carl tons, can boast of intercolonial cracks, tlio extra amount of intorost was unusually tfrcut. The captain of the Carltons having won tho toss, deuidod to go to tho wickets nrht, anu acputou ju JJonneu ana A. Uan ncrman to opon tho debate on thoir behalf. Tko ground was in excellent condition and theroforo tho scores should havo boon vory rospoctablo. Crano and I'orris started tho bowling, and tho formor sent M'Donnoll to tho right about in his first ovor, 1 — 1—1, This was a very undesirable start, but aftor Cliarlio Bannorman had joined his brother, tho scoro assumod a difforont appearance. At longth Charliowaa despatched byC, Eichard 6on, who caught and bowlednim, after scor ing 24, by real good c'jfcket. Although C. Banncrman is ...
CRIE. TAL V. OSBORNE. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
OKIE TAX. V. OSBORNE. The.sc two old rival clubs had a ono day'a match together, on the Wentworth Park, on Saturday after, noon, in the presence of a large attendance, which resulted, after an interesting gamo, in n. win for the Orientals by 20 runs. M'Crea 20, Gregory 17, and Dounan 10, batted well for tho winners. Cowchor, Williams, and M'Queon trundled iu good form for tho losers. C. ^'.rown 23, Willimns 10, and Pearee 10 (not out), showed good cricket for their contributions. M'Gruw six wickcta for 37, and Donnan four for20,did tlio execution with the leather for tho Orientals. Tlie fielding of both teama was good. Tho following are tho detailed scores of tho match : — OlUENTALS, Luland, b Cowchor ? 4 Merrick, b Williams ? ? 0 Ernent Ironsido, b Williams ... ... 5 Dounan, b Williams ? ? 10 Meagher, c and b Cowclicr ? ? ... 6 M'Crea, o M'Queen, b Toby ... j 20 ? Gregory, b M'Qujou .. ... J ... 17' . . Gelding, o Urown, b Toby... I.. « ..... . Edgar Ironside, b M'Queeu ' .3 ' ' Wa...
THE W. C. C. AMATEUR ELEVEN. N.S.W. will have othing to Do with Them. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
THE M.C.C. AMATEUR ELEVEN. N.S.W. will have - othing to Do with Them. At a meeting of the N.SiW. Cricketing Association on Wednesday night last, a letter from tho Melbourne Club as follows was received : — ' Would yoiur association join venture with Melbourne Club ama teur team. Wo have definitely secured Bead, Boiler, Hawke, Walker, Stoddart, Vernon, expect Studd, out of nine amateurs required. Negotiating with Grace. — B. J. Wardill.' Mr. Gibson remarked that tho N.S.W. body were not in a financial enough posi tion to take in the venture, and that cricket was not well patronised in Victoria, and would move as follows:: — ' That the tele gram from tho M.C.C. be courteously ac knowledged. and that they be informed that this association does not feel inclined to take any part in the proposal contained therein.' Mr. Teece remarked that if English cricketers stayed away from the colonies for a year or two, club cricket, which had suffered heavily,, might again raise its head. Mr. Gibso...
THE ENLISH ELEVEN 'S FINAL MATCH. Versus Fifteen of South Australia. BY WIRE—FROM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) ADELAIDE, Saturday. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
THE ENLI8H ELEVEN'S PINAL MATCH. Versus Fifteen of South. Australia. ISYWIIIK — FROM'OUK OWN' CORRESPONDENT.) Adelaide, Saturday. Tho last match of tho Englishmen's present tour was- commenced on the Oval on Thursday last saon aftor the- visitors arrived from Vic toria. This match will bring the list of en gagements to a brilliant finish, with only two dofoats out of tho total number of matches playod'. Tho play on Thursday was only pas Bablv meritorious, Jarvis bciiiL' tlio only bats man who mado any stand whatever, and his in nings was faultless from tho bogimiing. At tho closo- of the day's play tho locals had lost ten wickets for 221 runs, King (17) and Weeks (7) boing not out; but on resnming play on Friday tho balance of the batsmen woro vory quickly disposed of for tho largo credit of 8 runs, the total standing at 229, Weoks (not out) S. Lyons and Giffon startod- woll, but wero not the cause of much trouble, as tho former was ' winged ' at 13, and tlio latter at 27.. Shrewsbu...
CRICKET NOTES The Englishmen Homoward Bound. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
[?] (Itv ' Not Out.') The Englishmen Homoward Bound. I Tho Inst wceV finished up the torn- of ? Shaw, Lillywliite find Shrewsbury^. teiim, and tlicy betfiin whero tlioy ended, or vice versa, in more respectfl than one. In the first instance, they played their first mutch a few hours after landing in Australia, and their last name was finished juHt a few hours prior to their time of departure from Australia. In the second place, as far as the finances are concerned it is just possible that in tlie event or their not being in th-; same position they might be worse, certainly not better. The managers of the team say, and I have 110 cause to doubt their statements, 'we will be indeed lucky if we come out square, for the wet weather handicapped us down in N.S.W., where we relied on the most returns. ' Again, they came out with an expressed wish to meet the strongest Australian team procurable, and [ for one maintain that on no occasion did they realise their ambi tion, and for divers rea...
THE JUNIOR CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 31 March 1887
TKE JUNIOR CUP. The Junior Cup competitions are now drawing towards the final matches, and, as a natural consequence, a deal of interest is centred in all the matches thatarebeing played out at present. The most impor tant one is, perhaps, that between the Maryleliones and Uedfern Cambridge for the Metropolitan Cup, and a match between two such clubs to a finish, oven were it not for the Cup, would no a great attraction in itself. On Saturday after noon a great number of people witnessed the play, but at present the Marylebones have much the best of the game. They ran up the respectable total of V22 in their second innings, and as the Cambridge- wero 40 short on the first innings, this left them 172 runs to get to win. At call of time they had four wickets down for but 1+ runs, a miserable average. The Maryle bones are to be complimented on their batting display, as almost every batsman contributed to the score. However, thoy have, so far, had extraordinary luck, as several easy cha...