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BARRY BACK TO HIS BEST [Newspaper Article] — The Sun-Herald — 8 November 1953
BARRY BACK TO HIS BEST TAMWORTH, Satur- day.- Australian back- stroke champion, Bob Barry, is training up to six miles a day at Tam worth's Olympic Pool. Barry, who now lives at Tamworth and swims with Tamworth club, is keen to retain his Australian cham- pionship because he believes that on his success in the next National title swims will depend his chaoce to make the Empire Games teams in Canada next year. Last year he competed in all major events as a Tam- worth representative and was a member of the Tam- worth side which retained the country championship. Keenness Helped Barry came to the country early last summer. He then held the backstroke and medley championships. He made Tamworth his headquarters and bis inter- est in country swimmers had a splendid effect, particular- ly at Tamworth. Barry benefited by training in freshwater pools and won the back- stroke title at the last National championships in record time. Swimming at Tamworth will begin in earnest next Tuesday when ...
Ban Hits At [?] Women Golfers [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Sun-Herald — 8 November 1953
Ban Hits Atm Women Golfern LONDON, Saturday. -Woma l players employed by golf equipmeot fl after the end of this year will foe ¡fl amateur status. M ' The Royal and A^H Golf aub, toS^M ruler of the ^^^H British countri\^^P warned the L*faj^H| Union of thia. ^^^H Three of Bdbk^H women golfers at j^^H They are JeuvI^^H Bunty Stephens uij^^l Morgan. ' J^^H This week it wi i^H Jean Donald intaj&i^^H up a new post Toj^^H of golf dob miosnc^HH and one of heruntjst^^H be to visit Austniia^H Wanda Morgta Js^^H ready suffered &lt;ñ^^H this ban. : ;^^^H Her amateur Ag^^l restored after a PO^^H "punishment." Now it loob'tfj^^l she is again to bec^^^H It is believed *^^H that the Saint Aodj^^H followed ."Ptjl^^H from America, 'J^^^B beaten for the ^Jf^^H year in the Curta Cj^^H British women's kf^HB included Donald phens. There were «"j^»/ when the America ^Kf returned home ^^Htj British players "*^K3 amateurs. ^^H*i|
JOCKEY HAS 19 COUNTRY WINS [Newspaper Article] — The Sun-Herald — 8 November 1953
JOCKEY HAS 19 COUNTRY WINS Jockey C. Kelly rode 19 winners in the Northern and North- western Districts Rac- ing Association's area in October. It was the best single month Kelly has ever had, his previous best being 16. Kelly's 19 winners in October equalled thc figure set by amateur rider Mr. C. ("Snow") Carrigan. Mr. Carrigan two years ago rode 19 winners at picnic meet- ings in May. With three months of the new racing season gone, Kelly has set up a big lead in the jockeys' premiership. Already he has ridden 30 winners and may reach the 100 for the season in the area. _ Only two other northern riders have performed the feat. They are Oscar Thor- ley and Barry Smith. RACONTEUR is coming to hand in good style. He I wasn't troubled to cover three furlongs in 41s, on the' steeple grass at Randwick yesterday.
N.Z. Crew To [?] [Newspaper Article] — The Sun-Herald — 8 November 1953
N.Z. Crew To Bl A New Zealand four-oar crew and sculler will coi N.S.W. Champion Fours and 2000 metres Champion ScJ| Nepean Rowing Club's Regatta on December 12. ? The New Zealanders will arrive in Sydney by flying-boat on November 127 and will be quartered at the Nepean where they will do their training. The N.S.W. Rowing Asso- ciation has also sent invita- tions to the R.A.P. crew in I London and to other Austra- lian States. I The New Zealand crew will contest the Champion- ship Senior Fours, of 2,000 metres, and the sculler the Championship Senior Sculls for the M. T. Wood Trophy, also of 2,000 metres. The New Zealand four, representing the West End Club in Auckland, is: M. Ashby (bow); W. J. Turnock (2); K. A. Ashby (3) B. E. Culpan (stroke); S. Galla- gher (cox). The crew holds the New Zealand Senior Fours cham- pionship. The fonr men hare rowed together since their school days when they successfully represented Mount Albert Grammar School in Auckland. The crew has twice suc- ...
TUDOR HOUSE SPORTS [Newspaper Article] — The Sun-Herald — 8 November 1953
TUDOR HOUSE SPORTS THE playing fields of Tudor House School, Moss Vale, were crowded yester- day when more than 400 parents and friends of pupils at the school cheered competitors in the school's annual athletic meeting. Many of the visitors had picnic lunches be- fore the start of the sports. There were three events for adults. The "Mum and Dad" three legged race was won by Mr. and Mrs. Laurie Morgan, (Scone), the father's race by Mr. Bob Ash- ton, (Checkers, Cargo), and the Old Boys' race by Mr. Bob Royle. Mrs. James Ashton, mother of the captain of the school, James Ashton, who was the winer of two races, presented the prizes. In the evening more than 250 parents and their friends - most of whom are staying in the district for the week-end - were en- tertained at a dance in the school hall. They were received by the Headmaster, Mr. E. L. Dixon, and Mrs. Dixon. Students from the two senior forms were also pre- sent at the dance.
HORSE KILLED AT BRISBANE [Newspaper Article] — The Sun-Herald — 8 November 1953
HORSE KILLED AT BRISBANE Queensland sprinter Cadell was destroyed last week, following a track fall in Brisbane. Cadell, who has raced In Sydney, broke a foreleg while workihg at Deagon. Queensland Cuincas win- ner Kashmir has been re- tired from racing. He broke a sesamoid bone during a gallop at Doomben this week. Kashmir, winner of £9,450 in stages, was raced in partnership by Q.T.C. chairman Dr. J. Power.-and V.R.C. vice-chairman E. A. Underwood. BRITA V AH went with Burwood Belle over six fur- longs in 1-25 i on the course proper (15ft out) at Canter- bury yesterday.
Both Boxers Fit For Welter Bout [Newspaper Article] — The Sun-Herald — 8 November 1953
Both Boxers Fit For Welter Bout CHICAGO, Saturday (A.A.P.). - Welterweight boxing champion Kid Gavi- lán and challenger Johnny Bratton yesterday were pro- nounced in excellent condi- tion for thsjr title bout at the Chicago Stadium next Friday night. The two boxers, who will fight each other for the third ! time, appeared before the Illinois State Athletic Com- mission for their examina- tions, formal contract sign- ing, and briefing on Illinois ules.
[?] PROMISING STAYER Crown Signal Pleases Stable [Newspaper Article] — The Sun-Herald — 8 November 1953
. PROMISING STAYER Crown Signal Pleases Stable MELBOURNE, Saturday. - Sydney trainer Jack Green was de- lighted with the performance of Crown Signal in the Batman Stakes at Flemington to-day. The gelding, winner of the Railway Highweight on Tuesday, was on trial at middle distance. Green had told part owner Mr. J. Lenehan that he believed Crown Signal would furnish into some- thing better than a sprinter. Crown Signal ran third to- day. Winner was Townsville, with Gold Milla second. Trial Run "From what he showed us to-day I am satisfied that he will win not only at a middle distance, but also over staying courses," Green said. Crown Signal, with whom he had won four races in a row, had never gone beyond seven furlongs. With the gelding granted an allowance of 31b, Green suggested to jockey Neville Sellwood that he should endeavour to lead through- out. "There I thought he would be out of trouble, and after all it was purely an experi- mental run," Green said. Sellwood took Crown Si...
H.P. Trot Prices [Newspaper Article] — The Sun-Herald — 8 November 1953
JO», Tr ai Prives] Divs. Vor SI). Race. Placed Hortes. SJP. Win. Place. _[_ g. » d j& s d QUAUFYINC LORI) WICKS 2sä 1 5 15 3 0 19 3 STAKES. False Alarm 50-1 3 19 3 Started 7.31. Vandesa_4-1 . 7 9 Later details in Stop Press Qualifying Stakes, ll if LORD WICKS, J. A. Garrard's blk g, a. Lord Minton-Miss Wicks, ser. &lt;V. Norrgard, .nr.. 2.12 1-5) . I FALSE ALARM, JCT. (D. Recs, 2.12 3-5) . 2 VANDESA (S.A.). scr. (J. S. Pickering, 2.12 4-5) - 3 Then followed: Laddie's Pick (Qld.), 4; Quixote, 5; Epsom Derby, 6; Lawnavada, 7; Marian's Hope, 8; Dawn Star, 9; Leather, 10; Lachlan Star, ll; Last Price, 12; all scr. Scr.: ' Abnont's Double. Ble Boom. BETTÏNC: 7-4 on Dawn Star, 4 v Candesa, 12 Lawnavada. 16 Lach- lan Star. 20 Leather, Epsom Derby, 25 LORD WICKS, Laddie's Pick. 33 Last Price, SO False Alarm, Marian's Hope. 100 Quixote. Divs, (for 5/): Win. £5/15/3; place, I»/3, £3/19/3. 7/9. 2 len., len. Time. 3m 14s. Started 7.31. Judge's numbers: 7, 4, 2. GUNDAGAI HANDICAP...
SUPER-TAX HITS DOG RACI[?] CITY CLUBS SINGLED OUT [Newspaper Article] — The Sun-Herald — 8 November 1953
SUPER-TAX HITS DOG RAC11 CITY CLUBS SINGLED OUT r Greyhound racing in N.S.W. is^eing crippled by an inexplic afele $T>-per cent gross turnover tax^n^meetings at Wentworth Pàrkrand Harold Park. . This tax, which does not apply to any other greyhound club, robs the fol- lowers and the sport of about £46,000 annually. . The tax has for- ced the clubs to re- tain admission prices at the old level, affecting 600,000 people each year. Wentworth Park admit- tance charges now are: Paddock, 7/6 men, 5/ . women; outer ground, 4/. Should the tax be lifted charges would be: Pad- dock, 6/ men, 4/ women; Leger 3/3. When the tax was intro- duced in 1938 the grey- hound meetings at the two metropolitan tracks were the . only night programmes where betting was permitted. The controlling clubs were told that they bad to meet the extra tax if they wanted - to run at night. But other night grey- hound and trotting meet- ings established later were not taxed. Unfair System This paradox has bewil- der...
COUNTRY RACES Grafton [Newspaper Article] — The Sun-Herald — 8 November 1953
1:^ Grafton FLYING HANDICAP, St. BEAU STYLE, 8-7 CR. Sims), T; MAIN SHOT, 9-0 CR. Hinton), 2; JUST OUT, 8-1 cd; 8-2 (R. Ash- man), 3. BETTING; 5-4 on BEAU STYLE, J v. Steel Court, Sir Standard, 6 Main Shot. 7 Poly shöt, 12 Just Out. Divs.: Win, 9/; pince, 12/, ll/. Hd., nk. Time, 60s (equals cöurse record). IMPROVERS' HANDICAP, 5f. -MILDURA. LAD, 8-7 (J. Brown), 1; ANOTHER BEAU, 8-9 (R. Bogart), 2; THE MOUSE, 9-0 (E. Ashman). 3. BETTING: 5-4 MILDURA LAD, 2 The Mouse, 4 Bronze Marine, 10 Another Beau, Mr. Casino, 15 Lucky Gem, 20 Head Kid, Lady Auvern, Young Angus. Divs.: Win, 14/; place, 5/9. 12/6, 6/9. . JACARANDA CUP; 7f.-FINE SIR, 8-9 (E. Ashman), 1; PHAST SON, 9-4 CT. Alvos), 2; ST. MICHAEL, 8-8 Cl. Brown), 3. BETTING: Even Phast Son, 3 Plenty Yabba, 6 FINE SIR, Val mond, 7 St. Michael, 12 Little Laddie, 15 Gallipoli. Divs.: Win, Phast Son 8/9; place, 11/6, ll/. No win tickets on Fine Sir. Vi len., 'A len. Time, lm 28 3-5s. PROGRESSIVE HANDICAP, 6f.-COMMERCIAL LAD, 8-7 (R. Simms...
SWIM STAR IN TRAINING STAFF CORRESPONDENT [Newspaper Article] — The Sun-Herald — 8 November 1953
SWIM STAR IN TRAINING STAFF CORRESPONDENT LONDON, Saturday. Hungary's great womari swimmer, Eva Szekely, has her days planned to the minute. During the week she daily spends from 7 a.m. to 9.30 a.m. swimming 3,000 metres. From 9.30 a.m. to 5 p.m. she works.,in a laboratory. . She goes.back to the pool immedjati^jj^tjntil 6.30, prac tising^s.tari^Sngnd^finishes and correcting tgjylpv ?_? She .the^iMends three- . quarters' ff^^ijr,hour in the gymnasium. Saturdays inland Sundays she. reserver .for. competition swimming, iüiii . .
Facing Up To Fish [Newspaper Article] — The Sun-Herald — 8 November 1953
JACK DAVEY Facing Up To Fish \A/HY have I been v v wasting my (¡mc with an expensive deep sea cruiser, chasing all over thc ocean for fish, when, for a very small I outlay, I can take up underwater spear-fishing . . . and get all thc fish 1 want? 1 tried it yesterday oft the rocks at Bondi, lt's the greatest sport I've ever heard of and so simple, AU you need is a mask, a spear, a snorkel tube and nine lives like a cat. Firstly, you undress, taking off everything but your underpants and yout 1boots and socks. Then you don your mask, put your snorkel tube in your mouth, grasp your spear-gun and, taking a deep breath, dive off tl.c rocks into the watci onto a rock. You can now put youi snorkel tube through thi hole you've made in v*» skull, thus leaving mouth free to squirt v on the glass front of mask, when it gets fo with the breath that ct through your nose. Fogged Glasses Safety Valve This fogging of the | is very important, and. as a sort of a safety vi warning you when it's . to...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sun-Herald — 8 November 1953
_ _ Test-tube MUSHROOM SPAWN for Lawns, Pastures, efc. Obtainable from Seed Stores. For Free Instructions send Stamped Addressed Envelope to: MUSHROOM S. LAB. 199 GEORGE STREET ORCHID SEEDS ATTENDED TO Two Favourites * DAHLIA FLOWERED ZINNIAS A fine, vigourous growing, tall variety with luiue flowers in all wanted shades. ROSE OF HEAVEN PETUNIAS The most popular of all bedding Petunias-our strain is larper flowered and brighter coloured than the usual. All Double-handled Plants well hardened oft and delivered C.O.D. to Suburbs in Boxes. 5/6-BOX OF 50 10/6-BOX OF 100 Country Add V- Freight * IV A DDS CASTLE HILL RD.. WEST PENNANT HILLS. UA4U1. OPEN TO-DAY AND EVERY DAY ORCHIDS CYMBIDIUMS ITh* flowering staion ls drawing to * clos*. Wa hav* I divisions and bick bulbs of good class orchids which can I b* intp*cf*d now. I Large selection of Award and Show Bench' Varieties to select from. CALL, WHITE OR PHONE. Cultivation Notts posted fr*». Labels, Compost, Tanbark and all your Orchid n*...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Sun-Herald — 8 November 1953
ALL THIS FOR ONLY 10/10/ Lowest-priced 17-jewelled Escapement Lever Action Incauloc Shockproof Luminous Watch in Australia, as supplied to the U.S. ARMY to-day no other watch combines such precision and values. Supplied }}'ith the ORANO Gold Seal oj Quality MAIL ORDERS ; Rep. ? I'oti Free.. " : - - GROUND FLOOR ARCADE . .'. ' v 66 KING STREET, SYDNEY .Please lorward by registered mail an *ORANO lor whiéh I enclose. NAME ' .\.. S-H ADDRESS .._.:. .WARNING: John Hay & Co. are thc exclusive distributors ot 'Jriui" watches in Tasmania, N.S.W and Queensland. Send your watch repairs to John Hay & Co., where they loill receive prompt and expert attention.
TO-DAY'S WEATHER, TIDES, SHIPS [Newspaper Article] — The Sun-Herald — 8 November 1953
á^iá-my. Cool weather. Fresh to strong west to south-west winds. Few brief showers. Seas slight. rV W . ^°'(' anc' showery with squally west to south " " west winds in much of the State at first. Snow- falls along the Southern Highlands. Mainly Fine along thc North Coast and showers clearing from the west. Local flood ¡rigs in the Upper Murrumbidgee River and its tributaries. Seas rising along the South Coast. Ti alia- High, 8.53 a.m. (5ft lin); 9.26 p.m. (3ft lOin). Low, 2.27 a.m. (Oft Hin); 3.28 p.m. (Oft 6in). Sun, rises 4.48 a.m., sets 6.29 p.m. Moon, rises 5.16 a.m., sets 8.06 p.m. SHIPPING Sailing to-day: Ncleus, for U.K., 9 Walsh Bay, 5 p.m. . Arriving to-morrow: Duntroon, from Fremantle (6 Darling Harbour, 8 a.m.), Melbourne S.S. Co., BX4511: Mooltan. from U.K. (13 Pyrmont), 8 a.m., Macdonald Hamilton, B0532; Wan- ganella, from Auckland (4 Darling Harbour, a.m.). Huddart Parker, BW1441.