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GOLF. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
CGOLF. BY NIBLTCK. Saturday wvas almost a blank day on the metro politan links, so far as competition were con cerne'l. At Elsternwick T. J. Bla¶-kie, wpho finish ed 2 up, from tlhe 15 handicap mark, .-won the monthly medal. A. E. Stahl (9) and L. Thomas (1) tied, for seconld place, each square. Tas. Scott, the Elsternoick professional, has been showing excellent form eince takling over his positiorf. On Saturdasy he went round in 73. The Governcr-General's trophy, the principal event in the Sorrento club's annual metring, will be played for on Monday. D. (I. Morrison, of the Meltropolitan club, is the holder.'
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
A HOME GAME THAT CAPTIVATES YOU. Evenings are spent restflly anId in a fas einatin~g manner by playilng home billuard, on an ALCOCK "1IJOU" Tab!e. t' never becones nloncotolOuS. No. 1. 9 ft. x 4 ft. 5S in., £31 10/. No. 2, S ft. x 4 ft. 33 in., £25 10/. No. 3, 7 ft. x 3 ft. 9D in., £22 10/. Ne. 1, i'ft. x 3 ft. 33 in., £19 10/. At elilghlly extra coet the-e can be litted to act .? dinner tablcs. ASK FOR CATALOGUES. Ilrad ALCOCI'S SPORTING REVIEW. 3d. All (.okstalls. . ALOC?4 • . CO.. PTY... LTD., "Fl:cr All Sportinr Gootl.k"'' 155-117 IJLf.ZA It,: II-STIIEET, MELBOUIlNE. ,and undoubted uperio i ty ' in the Sydney-Melbourne, and SAdelaide - Melbourne Motor Cycle Reliabihity Con~tcsts was most pronounced these Reliable and Durable S Tyres easily giving the best " ?5? i "-result.. " ..:.IT PAYS TO USE THE BEST ..:?'?? ~OBTAINABLE ALL AGENCIES- ...". :.~ ~~~~r : ...• ' DUNLOP RUBBER CO. Al! States & N.Z. • .,, .. _?_.. . . . .. . LLMOTOR " THE IIEAULT IS acltnowledged throughout...
FRUIT GROWING AT WANDIN. THE PASSING OF THE RASPBERRY SUCCESS OF MIXED ORCHARDS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
FRUIT C GROWINC AT WAiP DJI, THE PASSING OF THE RASPBERRY SUCCESS OF MIXED ORCHARDS. [BY OUR IHORTIOULTURAL REPORTER.] In the eighties and nineties Wandin was known to Mcelbourne folk mainly -as "the place where the.- raspberries come. from." In the picking season tile very roads of the district were odorous of the fruit as the laden carts wended their slo. way to the Lillydale railway station. For twenty years raspberry culture was the mainstay of the district, and it seemed as if there was some affinity between the fragrant red .ber ries and the patches 'of deep red soil which came to be known as "raspberry soil." COLIAPSE OF THE RASPBERRY. But that phase of 'Wandin's history is now at an end; after putting the pioneer settlers on their feet, so to speak, the raspberry has taken its departure, and orchards of mixed fruits ,have taken its lace, lThe immediate caule 'of this' change was the unpayable prices obtain able for the fruit when other districts joined in the production, and...
BILLIARDS. GRAY DEFEATS REECE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
EILLIARDS. GRAY DEFEATS REECE. The billiard nlatch between Gray. and Reece underwent a change on Thursday, and at the conclusion of the evening's session, Gray had secured a lead of 612, thle scores being:--Recc, 14,962; Gray, 14,320. On Fridiciy,. Gray, who started the afternoon session in'a minority of 642, had once more re gaincd the lead at the conclusion of the day's play, the scores then being:-Gray, 16,531; Reece (receives 2i00), 15,628. On Saturrday, the Australian ran to his points and won the match. Reece's score then was 16,423. A very picturesque all-round-:thc-table cannon is set forthi ulpon the acconipanying diagram.. The PICTURESQUE STROKIE BY AIKEN. stioke was played by the Scottish clhamnion, Aiken, lurin;g. his tournament heat. Left with the three balls iln line along the bottom cushiun (as shoewv). he sent his hall with screw and run linrg side tilhe circuit of the table as the best :way to score. T'rhe car.non was made in particularly accurate fashion.
MOTORS AND MOTORING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
BY STEERING COLUM~i. The road to Geelong is at pirsent in very fair order. In the city itself tar. spreading has im povecd the streets, and the dust nuisance has been i" uc'h reduced. On Saturday the motor boat clubs' annual race 'wil be held from Williamstown to Gcelong, and on Monday the boats will compete at the local legatta. A meeting of residents was held .last week at Belmont, a muburb of Gcelong, to discuss the proposal to instal a' motor omnibus service. Mr. Ii. W. Harrison, of Melbourne, presented esti imates, and it was decided to at once commence the flotation of a local company. Local travel sieg facilities are few, as the tramway seriicc. are much restricted and fares are high. Penny sections on all routes will be .instituted if the bus "service is cominenced. Several routes will be undertaken to link up the pritcilpal outer sub urbs, including North Geelong. In addition to pa:senger services, local cartage contracts, under offer, will be taken up. A second meeting o, ...
CYCLING CYCLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
CYCLUIC NOTES. BY TANGENT. [F. White a ?ecll-lknown Victorian road rider, resident in Western Australia, left Fremantle on 10th January, at 2 p.m., with the intention .of indeavoring to reduce Francis Birtles's oet 0f overland bicycle records between Fremantle and ~Sdney. White intends trying *to average over 200 miles a d:ly for the journey acrosk Australia frorm West to east, and hopes to redackh Sydcney in 25 days, which will take some doing, although the overland route is now eaisieir than in 1912.- when Birtles put up his ride, for there are permanent water wells now located along the dry .stages between Fraser's Range anid Eucla on the Western Australi:a side. The existing records were established by Birt!es on a Dunlop-shop UniverE?al cycle in February, 1922, his figures bcing:-Fremantle to Adela:de (1930 miles), 20 days 12 liours 35 min.; Fremantle to Melbourne ("O2509 miles), 2 diiys 5 honrs 36 min.; and Frecnantle to Sydney (3077 miles), -81 1days S hlours 15 mmn. Previous...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
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MOTOR CAR RELIABILITY CONTEST. MELBOURNE TO SYDNEY. WHAT IT TAUGHT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
MOTOR CAR RELIABIITY CONTEST. MELBOURNE TO SYDNEY.. WHAT IT TAUGHT. The recently-concluded motor car reliability trial from Melbourne to Sydney was a big suc cess, judged by the percentage 'of finishers out of starters; but after all, that is not .everything. The chief question fron a motoring standpoint is: Was anything-lebrnt':from the Etrenuous test? The writer, who formed one of :the overland party, is of the opinion that several valuable lessons were gained from the reliability trial, and. if manufacturers wvill only take advantage of the knowledge thus gained, considerable bene fits will accrue to motoring in this country. The most serious fault revealed was that several of the cars, fitted wNith the thermo-sypho- sys tem of cooling, failed badly, whilst othc:, in- eluding several of the prize-winning cars, had no trou7ble with tile" ame 5yvtem of water circulation. From this it appears it is lbt the system that is at fault, but its application: The trouble appeared to 'be tha...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
4'. Y~pPl£ASE The "TASMANIANI . O'RTNIGHT." Launceston Cup Meet, 28th to 31st January. Hobart Cup Meet, 4th to 7th February. Ecur~ion .Return. Fare, lelbourne to Launeecs ton and Hobart, 30£8 3; :,. Inquire at - ASMIIANIN GOVERNMENT ]BUREAU, Dominion-c iamlcer., OD9 William-ustrcct, clelbourne.
TURF TOPICS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
TURF TOPICS; Followers of racing will be well to the fore on Monday next in the eelebrations in connection .with Fonndation day, for meetings of more or less importance will be held at Williamsteown, Camperdown, Diapur, Windermere, MIcbein, Luroa and Morvwell in 'ictoria. The A.J.C. in Syd ney, the S.A.J.C. in Adelaide, and the lead ipn clubs in each of the other capitals .of the several States in the Commonwealth will ab?o "celebrate" with race meetings. At W illiamstown, thie stakes amount to 1050 s0vs:; while at Campertldonl , the Camperdowm Turf Club has knocked out all country or provincial rival-Js with a pro gramme containing stakes to the value -ofi 665:sors., the chief event bcming tle .Camper dowv? Cup, of 300 soves. Such pluck and libefality on -the part of a country dclub deserve support from both horse owneri and the general racegoing public. A-t Gee long on Friday and Saturday .Melbourne horses engaged at Camperdoon will nave an opportunity of breaking the journey to t...
BLOODSHOT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
B1LOODSHIOT. Jri~s Maimrr WaitNai Traducer i Realisation Musket s, nd won 4--Great Northern Fal Stake, -.10, -at Ai-ckland, Decem.ber, 1891; Midsumnmr tandicap, S.12, same nmeeting; Middle Park Plate, -..12, Canterbury, February, •895; nd: WVanganui .Tio-year-old Staks, 8.12, March, 895. As. .a three-sear-old, o of eight starts, he won four races-Juvenile Plate, - .7, , Canterbury, Noem ber, 1895; Royal Stake, 8.6, at Auckland, Janu ary, iS96; Middle Eark Plate, 9.7, Canterbury, Fýebrury, 1S96; and: tjawkes Bay Stakes, 9.1, .awkes 'B:y March, ASO;-As a four-year-old, he won ouly one race out of 11 starts-C. B. Fiher Plate, 9.0, at Flemington, November, 10S6, but lie ran second to Ne-whaiven that year in the Mfelbourne Cup, with 8.12 As a five-ycar-old -Inquirer, 9Moulamein, N.a..--We 'ire afraid you1 live no remedy, However, if we can obtain the aildres you require, it will be forwarded to vou. At precent the whereabouts of the person wanted i fot--known.- - .. ... .. : -J.J.-Corppe...
RACES TO COME. JANUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
RACES TO COME. . JA.NUARY. Gbelong ilacing Club (Sat.) ...... -... 24 Tarrawonga Turf Club (Sat.) .. . ...... .. 21 W'illiamxtown RIacing Club (Mon.) ........ 26 C(bnperdown Turf Club (Mon.) .......... 2G Diapur hacing Club (Mon.) ..... . .. .. .. 26 .iwl'rnc wnrc A.N.A. Sports LRaces (Mon) .... 2G 3fhrbwin Turf Club (Moll.) ......-... .... .. 9 Yaxua Ratcixg Club (Mon.). ........ .. 26 )irwcll Turf Club (Mon.) .. . ......... 26 A.J..C. Annivrclary nmeelcing (Mon.) ........ 2( 3llbou,,ne Trotting Club, at Lilhmond (Tues.) 27 iookic Race Club (W' !.) ............... 28 _ ]orunbubrra and )i-triclt Ralcing Club (Wed.) .. 28 Ft. Arludl Turf (hlub (Wed.)......... .... .. 28 W1o~lo:in - Race (;lub (Wed.)............. 28. ,Jallaratl Minrs' Turf Club (Fri.) .......... .3 ',azduown Vark.Racing Club (Sat.) .......... 81 St. Janues Racin. Club (Sat.).. ...... ... .,.31 lS'alnure Ralicing Club (Sa:t.)............ 21 lURosebill Iacing Club (Sat.)......... ... 21
INTER-STATE, ENGLISH AND FOREIGN RACING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
INTER-STATE, ENGLISH AND FOREION RACINC. The Warwick Farm Racing Club catered fI or Sydney racegoers on Saturday. The weather was fine and thle attendance large. Backers fared badly, only one favorite corn ing to their aid during the afternoon. The principal race resulted as follows: WARWICK HANDICAP. One mile and a auarter. F. S..O'Donnell s b g. Ruline Victoria (Ruenaif- Hount Victoria), 6 y., 7.5 .... (Lightfiuot) 1 E. I. Stanton's b In Kihnlmeadon, 5 y., 8.2 ..... ... (i'Lachlan) 2 E.. J. P. Nolan's chl m Miss Legation, 5 y., L7. .................. (Shanahan) S Firm, 9.0 (Williams); Merton Lad, 7'.5 (M'Cabs); Haze, 7.5 (Townsend); Miss Mooltan, 6.0 (inc. 7 lb. allowance) ,(Leaibeater); and Voldon 7.0 (W. Callinan), also started. Betting: 5 to 2 against Kilmeadon, 4 to 1 Rue Viest ;ia,. 5 to 1 Miss Legation, 10 to 1 cach 5e1r ton hLd and Firm. Won by a length, same between secbnd and third. Time, 2 miin. 8 sec. Former (Boniform--4Jyre) initiated pro ceedings 'by winning the Liver...
AN ERROR OF PHONETICS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
AN ERROR or PHrONTIOS Mr. Arnold Bennett once tolil i ainu?ing story about the cockney accent that'preiails in parts of. Iondon. "The cockney accent," sai? .eiennett, "turns 'make .haste' Cinto -'nflike.. iste'; and: 'th it turins into 'v' or 'f.' Thils, in eockney, 'ather' is pro noineed 'farver, and 'thistle,'o 'fistlc.'-l ."A7- little boy, wvho alwys. spok e the broa;ldest cockney, was sent by :lias mother to buy some fish . . - " "Ginme' a haddie,' lie:saidi to the fishmonger. " 'Finnan-' the dealer sslied;: "'At :this the boy -laughed knowingly, 'wsith the air of. one detcrmincd not tobe chreated. . 'Fin 'uif?' he said. ¶e:N? not likely. Fik
A FINE FAILURE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
S A. ·FINE: .F URE . "I interviewed Andrew Garnegie -in Brussils," said a newspaper correspondent. ' "The great little man talked, - of course, aboht peace. ."He told mei.tlhat.'peace rmust. be -preached rently, affectionately. You can never convert people byenragirng themi. You can't fight for peace. H. '-'e said a peace advocate of the fiery, viruleat, bitter school ma.ide a speech one night at a ban quet in Pittsburgh, and wlhen he'd finished an ld man shook him by the .halnd and: suid: 4' 'That was ad fine speech, sir. ' 'Tlhanks. Glad you like it.' " 'Ye,' said the old man, 'I liked it first rate, but, excuse me, sir, what are you for--peac2 or war?* "
DIVIDENDS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
DIVIDENDS. The following, dividends have beeo? declared: A.D. anld M. lIank, at rate of 5 per cent. on pre. fcrence, 15 pecr cent. defcrred do. and ordinary. Aj.ax Central, 2/. Amalgamated Zine ()e Bavay's), 1/, lllth. Feb.; books (. 27th Jan. Austral lInt Mills, interim, at rate of 8 p.c, Aust. Wood Pipe, half yearly, at rate of 1G p.e. Ballhrat Trustee., 5 per cent., and I pcE ?nt, bollus, 5tIh Feb. Bank of Victoria, prof. and ord., at rratel of 9 p.e Barrier Wharf, half yearly ori:, at tb:;e rate of 5 per cenlt.; do., special, 10 rper cent.; amid ]bonus at rate of 10 per cent. per unu;tulll; book C. 28th Jan. Iurnt Greek, final, 3J, on surrendler of scrip, 23rd Jan. Conmnercial Bank, at rata of 3 per cett.'l 1er annumn on prefcrence shares for half year; bool ks. C. 20th Jan. D(clton I alt 31i!1, interim, 1/ per slhare, 30th ,Jan. Ednla ?aty, 2/, 1h1 February; hooks C. 6th 1eb. Ivanhoe, 3/0, less ilncolme tax, 29dh June; booksi C. 11th. John Sharlp, pref., Inlf yearly, 5) per cen...
STUD NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
. STUD V OTES. 'BY . POSEIDON. The stallion Simile, who was foaled in England in I897, and imported to New South Wales in .1900 :by Mr. John Brown, was destroyed last week fat his owner's stud farm, VWittingham, nea-vr 1ewcastle; by order of his owner, consequent on injuries received in a fight -with :the noted Prince iFoote. The gate separating the hdrese' paddocks .was left open, and Sinile attack ed the Prince, who retaliated -ith' vigor, inflicting injuries so serious that Mr. Brown had Simile shot. Prince Fbote is about the quietest of horses, bnt the attack imade by Simile got his mettle up. Simile, -who raced unsuccessfully at Rand.wick in 1903 .in Mr, "aron's" colors, was the sire *.o Baw Bee, winner of the A.J.C. .Breeders Plate and Summer Cup; :of Sunlike, win ner of the Carrington Stakes and second in-the Doncaster BHzidicap; also of Simile Maid, the crack pony. He was a full bro ther- to St. Maclou, who brought 15,000 guineas: Subjoined is his tabulated pedi gree: " . . ...
WIT AND HUMOR. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
WIT AND HUMOR. "What's most in the public eye just at pre sent?' "'Dust, I should say." Mother: I really think you'd be happier if •ou married a lan whlo had leIss money. Daughter: Don't worry; he Twill have less in a short time. "What is the .secret of farlem's :success as manager of a sporting goods store?" "fHe gives a. corkscrew withl each half-sovreign plirchase fJ fishing tackle. 'W.n't you sin° for us. Mr. Be.low1' asked little Willie; "'Cetain;d: Willie; but why do you askl?". ?'Gertic anmd. I are playing .lip w-reck and we need a fog hoerl" "Here, s'id the author, indignantly,. "I wrote the word. 'marital' ilv ,my manuscript and you printed it 'martial.''" b :"Ni, 'elI," said the editor, "\vhat's the differencef'. "P'ipa, the phrenologist says I ought to b aI reaclher: HIe .i s??s h vb ive..great talent in that line." "I slhouldn' wonder," replied father; •you probably islieitit it 5rou yoiusr mother," 'fiadmsin,". aid: Plodding Pete, ''I oce had a family, but I couldnat be...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 24 January 1914
DIA iOHND EA EJ I" BINi S. ENCACQhEIVIT RINC8. ly reason of their Ibeauty and purity,, they are the miost fitting expression of your regard--and they never fail to please. You have a wonderfully wvide dhoice here-all designed and made on our own pre snises-all nmodestly priced. Il!us ,tratcd Catalogue Post Free on Ite quest. ''Pansand ingn Speccnis~jt* Witchmaker and Jewollers II, . 139, 115. and 148 C?ll-abeth. itreot, MELBOURNE.' (Oppost?a Stato Savings eankj: AY ¼I~ I44 C~~ 6 P ~ 8 ,~ The Leviathan b,, -!SUMMER 0 The Most Sensational of Melbourne's Bargain T~lleS, called the Square Deal because it is an Honest Sale;because its Bargains are real, genuine, true to name and truly big; because it IS a Square Deal. SQUARE DEAL . TAILORING TWO BIG SPECIALS AT . Your choice from those fimie, high 67 /6 : grade fab rics, usually used in our 77/6 Sutts to Order. Grand Fabrics! i1 Grand Talloring! Grand Value for you ! Our Mail Order 625 Special Suit We confess it,wesimply _ ~can't reduce ...