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MELBOURNE CUT. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 21 October 1916
MELBOURNE CUT. Kilboy beads Bursar in the Melbourne Cup speculation, while next are Lavrndo. Uhephcrd 1 King and Sasanof, then Torbane and Qmnolo- | gist, who are succeeded by Green Car'. Lirn-le. Marculfus and Wallace Isinglass. The I next division comprises Aides, Carlita. lCast court. Prince Bardojph and Wolaroi. while the succeeding mark is shared by Ccticnc. littcfrci, Kingaburg'n, Racl Locin, Stagcland and Wai- 1 lalo.
V.R.C. DERBY. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 21 October 1916
V.R.C. DERBY. Kilboy is a good way ahead of his field in the Derby market, with Wolaroi and Ettcfrcd, equal, second in demand, and succeeded by Kastcourt, Mchi King, Stagcland, Lord Bobadil and Thana. It is up to Sydney horses to get a win at Caulfield to-day, for at the two days' racing at the meeting so far we have supplied five seconds. This is not a bad record in one way, but as they embraced three favorites, at 7 to 4, 9 to 4. and 11 to 2, there must be a fair number of Sydney flimsies floating about Bourke-strect just now. Amata, Bee and Orillia are the only mares left in to-day's Cup, and the New Zcalandcr seems the only one with any chanc; of joining Lady Medallist. Marvel Loch and Sweet Nell as lady winners during the last quarter of ,1 century.
ONCE UPON A TIME IN SPORT [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 21 October 1916
QNCE 4IP0S^ W\- IN SPODlJ CT ? ? ? ? ? Jack Johnson and the Flies One 1-ttlc fly. so busy, will make a strong man dizz; nnd drive him to despair: 'Twill spoil a day delightful, and nil with language frightful the palpitating air. I murmur after dinner. 'A nap would be a winner, so I shall sleep a few; Some snores in Greek and Laiin will make me fresh as satin in half an hour or two.'* Then to my couth repairing I soon am smoothly far-Ins into the land of dre-m*: j And then a ily tomes picir.p alone my fore- \ head, tracing the furrows and the seams. Around my eyes it rambles, and then it lopes and gambols along my kingly nose: Then my bald head exploring, still burrowing and boring, industrious it goes. Maliciously it chases around the ticklish places. which isn't right or fair; I fe:I my hair grow sorrel; I am severely moral, or I would rise and swear. At last I rise and slay it. decapitate and Kay it, and then lie down again. No use— there comes another : The dead fly left a broth...
Hugh D. McIntosh's Stories [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 21 October 1916
Hugh D. Mclntosh's Stories Mr. Hugh D. Mclnosh's Rin^ Reminiscences in The Referee week after w«k scintillate with hurr.or. This week l-.c tells .- f.ory of Jack Johnson. ?fter the ebony one had defeated Jim Jeffries. Every sportsman ouslit 10 read it. Every one who is not a sportsman, yet like; to feel his sides shake with laughter, ought to lead it. The scene is in the negro quarter of New York, and here are a few leaves from the ccmedy : 'I eot to the Darktown hotel somewhere about 11 o'cloci; in the forenoon, and. after inquiring for the champion and expressing a wish to see him at once. I was informed that this was Massa Johnson's busy day. How ever. I was u'hered into the presence of the mighty, and I laush over it every time 1 recall my experiences that morning.' The narrator proceeds to tell in his own in imitable way, to the accompaniment of roars of laughter among his auditors, how he found the colored champion posing in his room for an Italian sculptor. Johnson as Ajax Th...
BIRCHGROVE SAILING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 21 October 1916
BIRCHGROVE SAILING CLUB. The following arc the handicaps of the above club for to-day's events : — A Class : Doreen (A. Hancock). Mmin : Vivian (B. Loubert) and Maori (W. Dempscy), 7}: Weve (S. French), and Ivy (R. Crawford). 5; and Peggy (S. Holmes), scr. B Class : Niue (W. Reed) and Britannia (J. Maitland). lOmin ; Enid (B. Stafford) and Unique (C. Gooud). 3 : Iona (S. Moore), 2} ; Petrel (S. King), 2 ; Isobel (A. McDougall) and Rene (J. Gallagher) i ; Linda (F. Solomon). Imin; and Native (E. dc Wall), The B Class race this week is to be known as the Cox Handicap. The winning boat will receive a trophy donated by Cpl. C. Cox, who is shortly leaving for the front. A society lady of good repute is in danger of losing her status. She was seen with a clay pipe in her mouth, and the report is that she smokes like a navvy and drinks like a fish. Whereas she was merely engaged bubble blow ing to delight her infant son.
ON THE BEACHES AND ELSEWHERE [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 21 October 1916
ON THE BEACHES AND ELSEWHERE They were fishing on the rocks at b»lmy Bondi, fishing for the morning's breakfast. ™ Fisherman : 'I see, according to nara Eecond 'Fisherman ?eV'Wei?.Pthe0 kind' that blowhard Simpkin3 catches never do, anyway.' The blowhard is a man well known in spheres beyond the piscatorial. As one razes on the women of the surf, in t::eir neat-fitting costumes, one wonders why the sharks of our popular beaches are only of the man-eating v.-.riety. Sydney by the Harbor-Beautiful in the Lsnd til' the Golden Wattle, is still keeping a photo graphic squad busy on two shifts a day. It seems to us sl'o ought to employ some sewing v.orr.cn to prt busv on two shifts a day.' — j f.ouston Post. ' 'Yes; she needs a change.' — Commercial Appeal. 'But how is she in r%ike a change, with twi shifts of piiotorrnphers on the job '' — Pine r.hlfT Commercial. In the dark root-, of nurse. ? 'air. I did.i't raise my boy tn e i r.-ildirr.' 'Don't worry, nucsn: he won't be. For what did ...
SAILING WITH THE WHITE WINGS THIS AFTERNOON [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 21 October 1916
SAILING ? 1* ~ ? WITH THE WHITE WINGS THIS AFTERNOON By TOM CRINGLE. The lB's will compete this afternoon under the burgee of the Sydney Sailing Club. The new course will be used lor the two heau and a final. The £35 is to be divide'd as follows:— First in each heat £4, second £2, third £1; final, hrst 110, second fa, third £3, fourth £2, fifth First heat: Pastime (S. Richardson) and Qui bree (O. Taylor), I'min; Movana (W. C. Dun can) and Mavis (F. W. Moppett). Umin; Ethel (H. Rodrick). imin; Boronia (H. Rodrick), Goldinc (R. Bcashell). and Scot (J. Smith), imin; Kosetta (S. Newton). Imin: Kismet (W. Dunn). Jmin; Australian (Chris Webb), scr. Second Heat: bunny South (ri. Collins) and Arlinc (W. Edncy). ljmin; Missisippi (R. Bud nick), ljmin; Advance (H. E. Thompson), Vision (J. Robinson), and Swastika (P. Harry). 2min: Desdcmona (A. C. Roberts), 21min: Mcr linc (A. M. Merrinjton). 2Jmin; Acme (G. Hones) and Enid (J. M. Firth). 3Smin. A number of sailing enthusiasts accepted the inv...
A British Hero! [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 21 October 1916
A British Hero! Some of the most thrilling stories of the iv.r are told in brief in the official records, cf ?:'.«?!» that won the D.S.O. and Military Cress pub lished in a supplement of the Lonc'on Gazette at the end of August. The list includes 33 D.S.O.. 235 M.C. (9 Australian, 2 Canadian, 1 New Zealand). A feat without precedent in the history of the war is that priforncd by 2n:; Lic-:t. Ti'icr Hendrik Schalk ^cz-jidcnhout. K.r.A.. who re ceives the Military Cross. What a narr.c f-ir a British hero ! It is recorded of hrn that on one occasion, when his duRou: was blow:i in by a shell wl-ich killed sonic men .-?ii-.l wounded others, although n:u-.:i shaken hi'n se'f, he bore the whole weigh: of the roof on his shoulders for some time and1 prevented k falling in on the wounded. Another Military Cross heio whose n«ii«s, like that of Lieut. Pieter Bezuilcnhout. cir.^h. fises the Imperial power of Britain, has rivalled the famous deed of Lieut. Mich-icl O'Lear/. Lieut. J. P. Ramkema....
WAR WHIFFS Our Men [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 21 October 1916
^f^J^f1 3y THE CYNIC. Our P-len Our men. they are our stronghold, Our bastioncd wall unsealed. Who against Hate and Wrong.- hold This Realm that never quailed: Who bear the nobles: burjcti Life lays on shoulder, broad. Asking not fame or i;ucn!nn, Asking not »;old or laui. They go where England sp:eds them: They laugh and jc;t .it fate. They go where England need.' them And drea-.n no; they .ire great. AnJ oft. 'mid smoke ami smother And blinding warsiorm fanned. Sons of our mifihtv Mother. They fall that she may stand. Our sailors, savr when sleeping The light sleep of the sea. Their ancient w-.tih arc keeping. Mother, for thine and thce : |They guard thy maiden dnughlerr. From worse ihrn death or pain; The rr.cn -.\ho warJ (lie waters. The men who man the main. When navicr. rrec*. anri wrestle. And their vast arms strike home — Vessel with monstrous vessel Matched on the flame-lit foam — What fleet returns in glory ? What llee- maker. Viaste to fly ? O Sea. that knowest our story....
ROWING THE McDEVITT FUND: TO-DAY'S REGATTA ON PARRAMATTA [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 21 October 1916
ROWING THE McDEVITT FUND : TODAY'S REGATTA ON PARRAMATTA By ARGUS. The regatta, which is the third and con cluding function in connection with the local contribution to the Wm. McDevitt Testimonial Fund, will take place on the Parramatta River at Gladesvillc thii afternoon, the first event starting at 1 p.m. sharp. Entries for the various events are : MI.VS DOIT.LI-.S. l-milr.-W. anil W. llorrinsrlcii. T. Mnii-J'trr an.l T. T.'-m-. si. Lillum Jn.l II. |lorrir.it..ii, i' ll-'l jn'l ¥.. Muma-IT. W. UUiim ajvl II. Hurn». .1. v:i,.t,n «ti jr-.i 1 (Vik'H. II. lhSJi» jnj K .Hull, -?-.'? ;...il- T i»tr m.| W. fjr.ci. .1. Cj.hnii.i -ml J. \iumj. l-jinniJtu : I!. Ann m-\ F. tiorm.ii.. II. 1 ifcilrn.iin; Mii-'n ' ..un-cll. l.el:hlwrjt ; Miw nujh.iv. | 1 3S^'':r -mi~ ShT'Kj^r* wSvi« ri.ss j \. : 1 ? w'Jfrifi. '? Wi:';rln. 4ml Mr-. \W. a. !',;„; „,,,] Mi.. ll'iBbf-. II. Burn* .Tirt.MI-j lirfvi- I I L-Xll. .1. -hort »n.l !ll» M. «obcrt-oii. II. 1'lei.rnnz I . \f- \ linn-! \ IT.-.!. i- f.ii.1 Mlv...
FISHING NOTES WEEK-END GOSSIP OF ROD AND LINE [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 21 October 1916
FISHING NOTES WEEK-END GOSSIP OF ROD AND LINE By PI8CATOR. High water at Sydney to-day at 3.40 a.m. and 4.10 p.m. To-morrow, «t 4.35 a.m. and s p.m. It will come as a surprise to most of the black-bream catchers that the bream have re turned to George's River. There must he something mighty good to eat or otherwise at tractive to the fish to take them back so soon after the recent flood. Perhaps they are a i..,u Tn» :n f*nm t Vi * «#-a Hundreds of dozens of beautiful bream have been caught in the vicinity of Como during the last four months, and a couple of good hauls were caught live miles above the bridge last Saturday night. The Hawkesbury is still very fresh, and the muddy water has not yet disappeared. Bcms ever 300 miles long, and fed by many strong tributaries coming from different classes of watersheds, with black mud, srey mud. and yellow mud. the soup-lik: mixture that per vade; the bay and estuary after a flood^take-- a_ — » ? p» A MAN OF SUBSTANCE: MR. JACK MUN RO, OF TH...
BOOTH AND THE RECORDS. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 21 October 1916
BOOTH AND THE RECORDS. Jack Booth, who created a sensation bv riding a mile in 35sec on the road in Adelaide, nnd averajirs just on 103 m.p.h.. intended to also attempt the 5, 10. 25. and 50 miles' firurcs hut ne was for military reasons, forced to r*.' turn to Melbourne. The Australian champion wi.l return to Adelaide to essay the task of lowering them. The strain, when he put up h:s great mile, was, he states, terrific, and sh greatest he has ever experienced.
ADJUSTING THE CARBURETTER. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 21 October 1916
ADJUSTING THE CARBURETTER The importance that attaches to the proper attachment of the carburetter on a motor-cycle i-s perhaps not so clearly recognised as it should be. A marked difference sometimes exists, however, between the requirements of one engine and another where the raixin' am feeding of the fuel are concerned, and any ad justments made should be calculated to meet these particular requirements, and not those which, according to the law of averages woul- appear to be the best. The work thrown upon an engine varies very considerably in separate cases, and it often nroves imoossihlr m nrn,,M. for these differences by means of the throttl alone. Adjustments of a more permanent character arc needed, and their precise charac ter can only be determined to the best satis faction by actual test and careful attention to the results tiat are being obtained. Altering the size of the jet or the level of the petrol in the float chamber are the two expedients most commonly resorted to...
GOLF NOTES MORE VIEWS ON KENSINGTON GOLF COURSE [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 21 October 1916
GOLF NOTES MORE VIEWS ON KENSINGTON GOLl- COURSE By TEE TEE. j I referred the very interesting and welt 7/'';' Jctlci from * Kemlnglon admirer to Mr. A. C. D'Arcy. who informed tne f.-.at ',:c did I01 l!lL'!!c '! advi«bl= to discuss the matter in the public Press. He. however, remarked that, to his mind. It war, evident that the writer was i.ot well informed of the financial affairs of the rlub. lie ttated that if the members cou'.d only l-e i'-ide to realise t!-c very serious poiition the club had to face, and to lend come constructive sr.slstjiice instead of dcvo'.ing their energies to , destructive criticism, there might be so~e I cnance of overcoming the difficulties. Mr. DArcy also said that he was depending upon the responsible members of the club to do the right thins when the time came for action, and that he was still hopeful of bringing matters to a satisfactory issue. He informed me that pro jected legislation with rejard to new taxation had somewhat complicated things, b...
THE CYCLIST WATSON AND CASSIDY WIN AT BATHURST [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 21 October 1916
THE CYCLIST 'WATSON AND CASSIDY WIN AT BATHURST I By EEDE CARROLL. Owinc to a misunderttandinE. only II riders participated in the racing at Bathurst on Mon day under the auspices of the League. So-ne thought that the meeting was on Wednesday, and others that the racinc had been postponed until Monday next. Durint the wet' weather the Bathurst track ? was under water owins to the floods. The Eight-Hourr. people did their best to get the track into decent order, but the r;oing wa-i ; terrible through loose sand and thick Rrass. ] fcnd back men found it impossible to get round j their fields. The track would only take two ab.-eist. 'The half-mile was contested in two heats and a final, five qualifying. The prizes were. £5 and £1. and th; placing* as follows :— II. Cassidy f 70yds) 1. J. N. Doody (80) 2. F. Watson (75) 3. Coleman and Atkins were the other starters. In the one mile. a!so in two heats and a I final, evergreen Frank Watson (150) scored ; from W. J. Alburn (140). and J. At...
DATE FOR EIGHT-HOURS. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 21 October 1916
DATF. FOR EIGHT-HOURS. The date Tor the postponed Eight-Hourr,' Carnival, at which there is a fine programm: of races for the League and Union riders, has been fixed for November 18. which is to be a public holiday. This means that the night carnival, which always followed a few weekj after the day fixture, will be put back from November 1.
AT FRENCH'S FOREST. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 21 October 1916
AT FRENCH'S FOREST. There were eleven cyclists at work on their r.!!otrr.cni at French's For-st on Sunday — rather a poor muster, and due to the caliinc up of ;o many riders. They worked well, however, and ;!ic framework is complete, nnd ready for boarding up. which wi'l be stared to-morrow. Carpenters will be welcomed. The nrrangements are that workers shall bs at Fort Macquarie at 4 o'clock. Betting Tax comes into operation in Vic toria on November 1.