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BRISBANE SKIFFS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
BRISBANE SKIFFS The following were the handicaps: — Portia (G. Dunne) scratch; Native G-. Geddes) limin, Joyce CH. Pavey) 2min, Musician (K. ^'Murray) 4mm; Elvira ? (W. Birgin) 5min, June (S. Hancock) Gmin, Odyasey -V. -Kreutzer) 64miii, Chance (H. Day) Smin, CoUeen (W. Maefarlane) 8rain, Valencia (T Dean) -8min, Mialba (J. Horsley) 8imin, Ven ture (H. Groudi)^ S*minT Mercia (W. : iPort) Onun, Dragon (A. Whereat) 9nun, Curious (V. Vaughan) 9min, Vie tor (V. Lucas) lOmin. r ? Musician ind Blvira missed their starts, whilst the new boat.. Odyssey, ' fid^ B0^ T^ca ^e ^e -^D-til five- minutes ~ jtfzixr.YictOTt We back-marker, had been ^ *lic|js&tchea. . Valencia and Victor made v^*Jj^ headway by each sporting a bal ;^ber, and at Cairncross the former 1 ??j£l§' dosing, on the leaders. Victor had Veined on tiie; stiier back boats at this ' jnfefc, being oaly 403ec behind Curious, ?'. - ?5Jsnua;'''and IJragon. ?f-~- jn the cl(-se haul Valencia, Victor, and - itffcrcja were holding ...
SANDGATE YACHT CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
SANDGATE YACHT CLUB The Sandgate Yacht Club held a points race for the Linton Hope raters at Bramble Bay. The conditions ?were boisterous, much skill being re quired to keep the craft afloat. J. Grotli in Dancer secured his second win of ? the season, whilst Meteor again secured fastest time over the course by 12sec. Her actual time was lhr 47miu Isee. which was fast under the conditions. All boats were sent away to thei-- respective starts off the' following handicaps: Venetia scratch. Gee. Whiz lmin, Hilma 2min, A.J.A. L'miii. Dancer 4niin, Meteor 7inin. The race was keenly contested throughout, the Lack markers gradu ally overtaking the front boats. Vene ria* and Gee Whiz were forced to re tire owing to mishaps to their gear. Finishing times: — Dancer (J. Grotli), a.6.3o. Meteor (A. E. Drew), 5.9.4. Hilma (H. Trnnc), 5.10.5:.. A.J.A. (J. Kidston), 5.11.1 S.
CREMORNE MERRY SNAPSHOTS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
CREMORNE ? .». ? E1ERRY SNAPSHOTS To have been sit Cjcmornc to soc the new progrjiiiiiue presented by tlie iinapshots on Ssiturday iiig-lit was ? to have taken :i irip to the l;inj where one forgets the sorrows of existence in the merriment and enjoyment that 111:1 le the evening the en-l of a perfect Jay. Solo work, team, work- iind eomediettes— everyrimig ran witli a swing. Mr. Cyril James, who made his initial bow to B:isbane audiences, is :i singer of unusual merit. His fine baritone voice of vivh timbre was heard to jiivjI a-lvantage in character songs, whieli de lighted bis hearers, who instantly de manded encores. With Miss Ida JSew ton and Mr. Hugh Huxhan). Iir took the principal part in an Oriental scena 'Sue Sen-' which was extremely quaint and. graceful. The lighting effects, dressing, ;:nd appointments were on a truly lavish scale. Miss Shirley Cooke. in songs at the pi:mo, showed herself not only to be an accomplished pianist-' but the posses sor of a sweet soprano voic...
SOUTH BRISBANE SKIFFS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
SOUTH BRISBANE SKIFFS The up river skiffs enjoyed a medium breeze in the Milton Beach. The follow ing were the handicaps: — Fawn (W. Fitton) scratch, Corona (G. Robertson) scratch, Memory (A. Morehead) scratch, Pastime (E. Wolfe) lmin., Meteor (W. Allison) 2min.. Avalon (G. Sleata) 2min-, ZST.F.J. (J. Jones) Smin., Magnet (W. Marquis) omin., Vera (E. Ware) 7min., Miss Orleigh (G. Bylauds) 7min. N.F.J. was prominent early in the race, passing Avalon and Pastime. The round ing times at the bottom mark were: — Memory 3-32.5. Corona 3.32.52, Meteor 3.33.0, X.F.J. 3.33.50, Pastime 3.35.35, Avalon 3.35-40, Maguet 3-35.45, Mis« Orleigh 3.35.55, Fawn 3-40.10, Vera 3.42.25. Vera was sailing badly, her mast be ing apparently too far aft.. N.F.J. , Magnet, Miss Orleigh, and Corona looked like providing the winner, the latter keep ing up with the back markers- The order rounding the bottom mark the second time was X-F.J., Miss Orleigh, Magnetj Corona, and Vera, the former having a two minute le...
COUNTRY CLUBS TOOWOOMBA. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
COUNTRY CLUBS j i TO0WO0MBA. ? T00W00MBA, Saturday.— The West Too- j TCoomba Club's green being unavailable owing to top-dressing operations, the Toowoomba Club made provisions for 16 members of the I former club to play on their greens this afternoon, and some pleasant games resulted. Results: — CHALLENGE RINK. ] Stuart. Fryar, Bain, J. Webb (W.T.) . . 27 | Oonald, Ross, M'Lennan, Hatton (T.) .. 27 MATOB'S TBOPHr. ; (Second Bound.) G. Hooper (6 on) t J. Gaydoa (scratch) , 20—12; E. J. Beer* (2 on) V A. W. Hale (t on), IS— 13. COCK-OF-THE-WALK COMPEHTIOy. Hale t Seaton, 13 — 1. PRACTICE BIVKS. Clcine, Stone, Steeley, Webb ? 21 Alen, Hobson, Perkins, Hall ? 19 Ohlman, Walker, S. Hooper, Burnt ....-.. 28 Murphy, Brodle, Buchanan, Priest .... 23 Langmead, Brazier, Hodgson. Reeve .... 23 Mollinaon, Stephen, Jones, Cramond ... ... 21 Barlow, Blair, Carrel, M'Lennan ...... 24 Eowe, Barclay, Gundry, Davis ........ 20 Blake, Rosenstengel, Garry. J. Bain .... 24 Oskely, Meares, Beirne, Gaydo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
DXDER THE PATRONAGE AND IN THE PRESENCE OF HIS EXCEL LENCY THE LIEUT.-GOYERNOR ' (HON. W. LENNOX), ALBERT HALL BRISBANE NOVEMBER 5, OPERATIC CONCERT By Signer Lizzani, assisted by his pupils and Erich John, Solo Pianist. Among the selections of Signor Liz zani will be the 'Son? of the Volga Boatmen/' unaccompanied. ? ADMISSION: 3/3 and 2/. Reserves, 4/4, at: Paling's. TOWN HALL, T00W00MBA, NOVEMBER 6, At 8 P-M. ALL SAINTS HALL^ NOV. 2 ???' ' *\ AT 8 P.M. Undjer'''£he patronage, and in tlie presence | of I£is Honor the Chief Justice, and the : Hon. t&e Minister for Education. NELL DOUGLAS GKAHAM presents net j Students and Players in j A DRAMATIC COSTUME EECITAL. Plan at Paling's. Admission. 2/. Wife- ? -15^ :...?-.' ? ' ' . K^: : $? - Superior to All Others — . _/5^^N ||J j? - , .-NEW -WONDER ? ^mNUL* m | f ? ? . «is Mister's Voice' ' -JVffJk jfflp i J; ' ? Worth Having— JBSBBjP^ W&M !: ~ - - Worth Paying for — ImI^IHKP^ HHf ! ?? Liberal Terms Arranged Wlwl^H a&a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
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BRISBANE JUNIORS [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
. BRISBANE JUNIORS Dora, well handled by J. Stevens, won the Brisbane juniors' liand'cap race, under difficult conditions- for these small craft. The following w-?r« the haudi caps: — Dadie ? (T. Hayes), scratch; Aloma, (L. Kerr), ljcln: Elma II. (M. Wyllie), 4imiii; Dor* (J. Stevens) , 4Amin: Janet (L. Girdler), 5min; Myra II. (L. M'Gill), 5£miu; Mirkcy (R. Crouch), oimin. Dadie, Janet, and Aloma were con spicuous early in the race. The latter was unfortunate to be put about by Evelyn, the 22-foorer, which lost the junior her position in the race. Mickey withdrew, being unable to carry on with her light crew. Dora took the lead, the rounding times being: Dora 4.28.0, Dadie 4.28.30, Janet 4.31.25. Aloma retired before reaching this mark. Off the wind Dora increased her lead, winning with two minutes to spare. Finishing times: — Dora (J. Stevens), 5.2.50. Dadie (T. Hayes), 5.4.4S. Janet capsized just short of the fin ishing line.
T. C. BEIRNE LADIES' CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
TV C. BEIRNE LADIES' CLUB The regular weekly swim took place at the Boordoodabln baths. where an encouraging number of members participated in the Tan ous events. Tlie results were: — 55 yards: T. Bradshaw J. Z. Neeres 2. 40 yards: K. CooS 1. M. Median 2. A. M'Fadden 3. 20 yards (be ginners) : N Deagon 1. M. M'Tleraan 2. BWe wou by T. Bradshaw. The officials were: — Judges. M. Kennedy, M. Tynan, and W. Mar tin ; starter. M. Clancy ; handicapper. tv» Deanc. Tte 1irst social event of the season will take the form of a dance, to be held on Wednesday, at the Buffalo Hall. Valley.
HAMILTON UNRESTRICTED [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
HAMILTON UNRESTRICTED . The Hamilton unrestricted held a han dicap race over the usual course, Lance securing the honours. During the race Thelma and Water Nymph retired. Fin ishing times: — Lance (G. Letterborrow) , 5.15.0. Signet (A. M'Millan), 5.18.0. Torment (W. Lyons), 5.22.0. MISS AJAX icon th-; race for restricted yachts on Saturday.
GRAMMAR OLD BOYS' SWIMMING CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
GRAMMAR OLD BOYS' SWIMMING CLUB Members of the G.O.B.S.C. held their weekly swim in the Ithaca baths. The events were well contested, and the attendance was excellent. A relay race was run off between the Technical College Old Boys and the Gram mars, and resulted in a win for the latter by tlirec yards. Results: — 75 Yards Handicap. — First heat: R. Cos -10) 1, J. Cox (11) 2, J. Gibson (1) .3. Time. 5«4-5sec. Second heat: V. Cos (9) 1, R. M. Ward (scr) 2. A. Keid (4) 3. Time, 60 l-5see. Third heat : C. La very (9) 1, B. S. Stephenson (0) 2, E. Bale -1- 3. Time, €0 l-5sec. Final ; U. Cos (10) 1. J. Cos (11) 2, F. Cox (9) 5. Time. 51 2-5sec. Plunge— It. M. Ward 1. A. Files 2. R. S. Bteplicnson and F. Cos equal 3. Belay Kace.— Team No. 3 (A. Keid, H. Hus hara, A. Fites, B. Cos), handicap 8. 1: team No 1 (E. Bale, S. Lecky. F. Cos. S. Isaacs), scr, 2; team No. 2 (J. Gibson, B. S. Stepheu Bon. C. Lavery, N. Fitzgerald), scr, 3. Time, 61 sec. Inter-club Relay. — College team (T. O'Keefc,....
OXLEY CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
OXLEY CLUB There were many mishaps in the stions breeze in the Iudooruopilly reach. Harmony and Vuna capsizing, whilst other craft were held up at various in tervals owing to accidents to gear. The eutry of 11 boats constituted a record for the Oxley Club. The following were the handicaps : — Acme (L. Gillingwater) , scratch; Winrae (F. Pledger 5min: Har mony (E. Culpin), 6min; Kewpie (R. Pacey), 8min; Miss Charlton (J. E. Cantwell). llniin; Spitfire (B. Gates), llmin; Col Ryl (A. Sweet) . I4miu; Melody (A. Goldsmith). 14min ; Hope (J. C. Moffatt), 16min; Vuna (J. Wal ker), 16min; Sally (W. Whitten), 17min. Acme led until last time round, failing in the windward work. At the first mark Acme had a minute lead from Win rae, wita .Harmony, JU-iss (Jliarlton, Spit fire, Kewpie, Sally, Col Byl, and Vuna fol lowing in that order. At the eud of the first lap Acme still held the lend, whilst Spitfire was quickly improving her posi tion. The times at tho Yeronga mark were: Spitfire, 4.38.30;...
WYNNUM AND MANLY CLUB [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
WYNNUM AND MANLY CLUB The raters of Wyiinuai and Manly had a handicap race over the Wafer loo Bay course. Violet secured his second successive cup win off a middle mark. The name of Crouch has been connected with sailing for many sea sons, and j.t was one of this sailing family that piloted the Violet to victory. The following were the han dicaps': Maud (H. Colledge) scratch, Revel (V. Perkins) lmin. Evernel (R. Stone) 2min, Violet (F. Crouch) 2 min, Scot (R. Paten) -imin, Spur-wing II. (D. Munro) 4min. The race was very keen right from the start. At the* St. Helena buoy Maud capsized, whilst Spurwing IL retired to stand by. the remainder finished as fol lows: — Violet (F. Crouch) . . . . 1 Revel (J. Cloherty) .... 2 Scot (R. Paten) '. ? :; Evorfiel (E. Stone) . . . . 4
HUGHES AND THE HORSE. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
1 1 HUGHES AND THE HORSE. j It happened in the war yearg, when W. M. Hughes was Prime Minister. His health was showing signs of giving in 'nnder tie strain of his big job, and he eonsultci a doctor, who recommended riding on horseback as a recreation. .Billy promptly advertised for a suit able hack, aud the next day his home at. Sassafras, Vic, wag surrounded by men and horses of all kinds. One man with a broken-dova animal was particularly persistent. He invited the Prime Minister to inspect the fetlocks, the head, the hoofs, and other ^evidence - of breed of the animal he granted to s-JI. .'Ee's a good 'orse, Mr. Hughes,' he j said. 'I give £15 for that 'o..u five ( years ago. »E'e just the sort of orse to suit you, Mr. Hughes. 'E's not too big, and 'e's not too small. 'B's been ; well broken in, too. I give £15 for j that ? * I ? Billy, obviously unimpressed, etood ; it for some time, and then he brcke in: j 'Did I understand you to say, sir, that you gave £5 for that horse 15 ye...
REFUSED TO BE MUD. [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
REFUSED TO BE MUD. Mary, who has just begun attending Sunday school, came home last Sunda' and informed her small brother Jimmy that everybody was made of dust. 'What kind of dust?' asked Jimmy, suspiciously. 'Oh, just like that out on tne roaa, replied M ry, cheerfully. Jimmy pondered this deeply, and when Aunt Mabel asked him a few minute later to run to the store at the corner, he refused to go, and gave as an excuse that it was raining too hard. Aunt 'Mabel indignantly replied that the rain was too light to hurt anyone, but Jimmy stood firm. 'I'm made of dust,' he complained, 'and I'm not going to run a-round in the rain and get turned into mud for any one!'
BASKETBALL HAMILTON CUP FOY AND GIBSON WIN [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
BASKETBALL — ?♦ — HAMILTON CUP FOY AND GIBSON WIN Tho Thompson Estate playground vrns tlio scene of the Hamilton Cup final between Foy aud Gibson and Overells. TUe referee was Mr. W. H. Crease. Foy and Gibson: Backs. L. Nirboiaus. P. Edwards, K. Baker: ceutre. K. Woodm.is, B. Daly. L. Bowdrn ; forwards, W. Toyc, 3. Cramb. P. Krb. Overells: Backs. E. Peek, M. Digfiles, J. Bone ; cenlre. B. Burton, S. O'Sulllvan, B Currant ; forwards, L. Estol, It. Sargent, B Wilson. Play hovered round centre from ball up. Good work by Overells initiated a dangerous attack, but overeagerness spoilt the oppor tunities. M. Edwards shone out Hereabouts In defence for Foy's. Not so much by com bined moves as by opportunist basket ball, Foy and Gibson quickly had six points to their credit. Overells tried hard to open their account, and at last a centre rush, in which S. O'Sulllvan starred, found L. Estol in pos session to cap a clever movement with a nice field coal. Shortly after they added two more poin...
TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIP SURPRISE MISS "MITCHELL DEFEATED [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
TENNIS ? o CHAMPIONSHIP SURPRISE MISS 'MITCHELL DEFEATED phTm?- Su,b.urban lito Tennis Asso.-iatlon ciiamiuonsliips were continued on Saturday atternoon in fine, warm weather, w t. « '?'?dies' singles championship. Miss rri.t 5 '-,ihe y'IIIIff Orcadian player, VA ^i na Tld s™s-M™ by defeating Miss M. Jnr-1 « ? UVrlce slnsrlcfi chamPi°n of the as sociation after a brilliant display of tennis IjJ bum iadies. Another surprise occurred in tile ladies' junior singles, when Miss Hood dr-friiiul Miss Coleman m a three sets match. Tim scores to hand are as follow: — FIRST GRADE. Men's Suigh-s Championhljlp.— U. N. Wil v S. Decker. 0-0, 6-2 Men's Doubles hiarapionxhllp.— Wilson— Cryle t Hervey— Fulcher. 0-0. 6-1; Turner Hood v Jforry— Bauer, 0-1, fi.l. . Ladies' Singles Championship.— -Miss Wilson v Miss Doak, 10-8, t--3 ; Miss lleyworth v Miss Hchden, 6-4. 4-6, ---3; Mr«. Ur!i]Kl'i-rfl— Mins Underwood v Mrs. Maglll— MIns .Marshall. 0-1, 6-1. Ladies' Junior Kinglet.-- MIsh limn] v Miss Coiem...
BANANA MERCHANTS OUTING AT BURLEIGH [Newspaper Article] — Sunday Mail — 31 October 1926
BANANA MERCHANTS OUTING AT BURLEIGH SOUTHPORT, Saturday. — Members of the Brisbane Banana Merchants' As sociation held their annual outing at Bux leigb Heads to-day iinder ideal -weather conditions. The trip from Brisbane to Sonthport was made by JI'Keeu car, and on arrival at Southport the party, which consisted of about 50 persons, completed the journey to Burleigh Heads by motor 'bus along the coastal road. The morn ing was taken iB surfing, and a sports programme was decided on the beach. A 100 yards open handicap ' was the principal event, and, owing to the large entry, it had to be run in five heats. Following were the results: — First heat: A. M'Cook 1, J. B. Graham 2; second heat, A. H. Protheroe 1, E. Whatling 2; third heat, A. Woodward 1, W. Baker 2; fourth heat, E. Guldbransen 1, W. Ban ger 2; fifth heat, D. Wadsworth 1, L. A- Byers 2. Final: A. Woodward 1, A. H. Protheroe 2, E. Guldbransen 3. A committee, comprising Messrs. J. G. Cook (president), H. Williams (secre tary...