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McCOY AND UREN For Welter Supremacy at the Melbourne Stadium To-night [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 4 November 1916
McCOY AND UREN For Welter Supremacy at the Melbourne Stadium To-night Herb McCoy and T Uren arc to meet for the fourth time at the' Melbourne Stadium to night. It is for the welter championship o\ Australia, held by Uren. who. after losing it to Fritz Holland, regained it in their return match. Uren and McCoy have met three times to date, the lightweight champion winning twice on points, after losing in their first meeting on a fowl. As to the probable result of to-night's en counter, much will depend on McCoy's condi tion. Of lat*- hf h.'i- nrtf aflorlrfd in his CUS tomary almost weekly contest, and should, therefore, have regained more of his former most brilliant lorm. if the enormous work he had previously put in has not taken all the go out of him. If at his best, I should say he will once more prove his superiority over Uren, and aeair. become welter as well as lightweight champion of Australia. But if he be no better than he was when he lost to Ed%vards and Stone on this side...
For Bantams, Feathers and Lights [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 4 November 1916
For Bantams, Feathers and Lights Mr. R. L. Bakrr has decided to promote tourneys for rising youngsters in the bantam, f-athcr and lightweight divisions' bouts to be ttaged every Wednesday night. As an early Mart is to be made, those who intend com i-cting are requested to enter without delay. If entries are sufficiently numerous, the initial bouts will commence next Wednesday night. I made this suggestion some months back, that instead of Dreliminarv bouts, hrat* nf tournaments should precede main events on a Saturday night, and that by the time the final was reached sufficient interest might be worked up to make it a good draw-card. If Mat Murphy defeats O'Connor next Mon day night, his next appearance will be in a main event on a Saturday night at headquarters. A pretty stiff test, seeing that Murphy can make lightweight, or is prepared to wager that he can do so, whilst O'Connor has to work hard to do 10.7. Palsy Brannigan. with Babe Picato, called on Monday, and the former gave ...
Feathers Godfrey and Brannigan [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 4 November 1916
Feathers Godfrey and Brannigan Sid Godfrey's work of late has been of so high an order that he is now well up in the first rank of our featherweights, and if at the | Stadium to-night he defeat Patsy Brannigan. I the American lad, and hero of over a hundred battles, he will deserve a match with Spargo — a step towards a Hill-Spargo or Godfrey Hill bout for the Australian championship among the r.inc-stoners. It is only about 12 months since this same Godfrey figured in amateur matches. His first ting Luke Wright — now at the front — and I with the exception of a doubtful decision given Wai Scutts. and a true verdict to Pat Conley. he ha-, been holding his own, and a bit to boot, against the best ot them. In Brannisan he will br up against the toughest of the tough, one who has had more contests than most men in the came, but has yet to tccr what it means to be 'beaten by the | K.O. I will not be at all surprised if Patsy | is beaten bv the short-cut route this time. True he saw the ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 4 November 1916
PUNTERS ! COME TO In Both the PADDOCK and LEGER AT ROSEHILL TO-DAY WE PAY I, 2, 3 ON ALL StACES REMEMBER-WE ARE AT KENSINGTON (Leger Only) MONDAY TROTS (Both Paddock and Leger) TUESDAY, CUP PAY BETTING ON ALL RACES RUN AT FLEMINGTON TO-DAY AND TUESDAY N.B.— When Disappointed by Others, TRY US
CRISP NOTES ON BOXERS AND BOXING Coming Events Darcy's Disappearance Fred Kay's Position & By Solar Plexus [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 4 November 1916
? CRISP NOTES ON BOXERS AND BOXING 9 Coming Events «* Darcy's Disappearance _* Fred Kay's Position & By Solar Plexus Tommy Hanley. after a bad bout with in fluenza, is about again and busy at his gym. On paper, Fred Kay's recent performances proves him to be next best man in Australia to Lcs Darcy. Little 'Jerry Sullivan is another of the lads who, appearing often in three-round bouts, is showini: improvement every time. I hope the Janncse-BIackburn contest for the bantam championship of Australia has not fallen through. Eob Morgan .ind Roy Smith arc to meet in a ten-rounder next Monday night prior to the Murphy-O'Connor contcrt. Kay's defeat of Clabby was remarkable. It is the first time for years that a lighter man than himself had scored over the world-famed American. It would be interesting to know the opinion of Melbourne experts on the difference between Dave Smith when he defeated Bill Lang and Dave Smith on Saturday last. George Scllars and Theo Green are to supply t...
LATE CUP SCRATCHINGS [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 4 November 1916
LATE CUP SCRATCHINGS Wavlaml Smith. 2.W p.m., Ouctnbfr S4. Polycratrs, i.-.'o p.m., Ortolxr 115. Charlcvillp. 2.:v» p.m., October 25. Qiiuonr, 12 noon, October 27. Kim Trim, 11.3il u.m., Ortoher 50. Wnlffp. IMS aim.. October SO. Hitachi. 2.10 p.m.. October 30. nrieiitwafer, 12.(0 p.m., October 30. IjiIi- Felicia. 12.10 p.m., October 30. .Miw Trnrarij-, October 30. Nindi. October 30. TrcaKnIiu, October 80. Anrfclwiu. 1.3 p.m.. October .10. l.iJ-' Mnolun. 1.30 p.m., October 30. IliKhficM. 2.1.1 ? p.m.. October :». . ? Ilalf-a--Slau, 2.13 p.m., October 30. U Slarou. 2.25 p.m.. October 30. Hoyul Duilc, 2.S0 p.m.. October 30. Maltmrin. 2.30 p.m. October 30. Ilemanto, 2.30 p.m.. October .'«. Vilirtlniy. '-?*' P-n1-. 'ctober. .'.0. lloh Hnyal, 3 p.m.. October ::0. Dame ijuiekly. 3 p.m., October 30. The Courtier, 3.15 p.m., October an. Chief Secretary. 3.1S p.m., October 3 Pochre. 3.45 p.m.. October 30. Kine's nmmtv, 4 p.m. October 30: . Hurrata0oen,'4 p.m.. October 30. Sabulite, 4 p.m.. Oc...
LATEST SYDNEY BETTING [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 4 November 1916
LATEST SYDNEY BETTING Shepherd King and Kilboy arc having a fight for top place in Cup quotitions, and though the Caulficld Cup winner is still first fancy, there is little between the pair. Sasanof is third pick and Quinologist fourth. Then come Lingle. Wallace Isinglass, with Wolaroi. Aides., and Prince Bardolph together. The next divi sion embraces Bursar, Cyklon, Carlita, Green Cap. Lavendo, and Marculfus. Kilboy is a very firm favorite for the Derby, to be run to-day. Wolaroi has gone back a shade, but is still second in demand, followed by Stageland Mchi King, Ettcfrcd, Eastcourt, and Thana.
ROSEHILL TO-DAY Some Possibilities [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 4 November 1916
ROSEHILL TO-DAY Some Possibilities By TULKEROO. Rosehill will cnsaRc ;:-« a'.tentiun « metro politan racesoers to-day, when a card of six rairti, (thr first of which is at 2.10 p.m.) will be run through. The customary special train service will be in operation, timer, of Icivinc the city being 11.20 a.m. (hoir.es). 12.6. 12.20, 12.40. 12.51, 12.56. 1.8 and 1.27 p.m. After havinc been out of action since the third day of the A.J.C. Carnival, the hurdlers will luvc an opportunity to earn their oats in the first race of the day. Greek Fire heads the list with 10.0. With ' 2Ib. lcis. the ex-SouCi Australian (who. by the j w,-.v-. won the Mooncc Valley Cup three years ! ago), was last of six in Jack Rice's second - winninK event at Randwick, after bcinc in a Last Saturday he ran a fair second to Cruzot in the Wrltrr at Canterbury, with i 10.0. He is apparently a better horse than a \ month aRO, and should lake some beating to day. Trentbar (10.11) will rrcc- him nib worse than when he ra...
WAR WHIFFS "My Revolver was Empty" [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 4 November 1916
[?] By THE CYNIC. 'My Revolver was Empty' Captured 23 Germans with an empty revol ver ! This clever spool was worked by J daring British officer, and is recorded in hi: remarkable letter given below. British officer! have always been noted for their initiative anc ability to turn any situation, no matter how difficult, to their own advantage; but never, perhaps, in the history of the war has then been such an amazing example of coolness ai was shown on this occasion. This ability tc rise to an emergency gives the army it! proper place in the military history of tht war and makes it an overwhelmingly powertir 'We took a trench north-west of Pozieres, you know, and our chaps hurried on to thi second line without orders,' he writes. 'Mj orderly was with me. He'd got pipped through the shoulder outside the trench. While ) squatted there I heard a scuffling underground round the other side of the traverse I wai leaning on. Took a look round the other side, and found a Bosche officer — th...
V.R.C. SPRING MEETING FIRST DAY—SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 4. MAIDEN PLATE. (To start at [?] p.m.) [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 4 November 1916
V.R.C. SPRING MEETING FIRST DAY— SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 4. MAI DEI* PLATE. ? (To -Urt at 1 D.ni.- A steepnakrs o! 3 jotj each. 1 forfeit, with SOO addti. So-ond hone tn receive CO and third 30 iovi out o: the .take. Weight foMRe. 1 mile. mJ t n lb »t lb Brifih. water ? » 13 .-anurem ? 5 0 Mabu ? s 11 l-»rki^:o ? .^ 0 llukt.i-.m ? 8 11 rterrybank ? 8 11 Rancir ? all Mount Snurt ? so LatoDf ? s 11 Court .letter ? so I/ird Linacrc ? s 11 captain -tjnd:»h.. .. 7 11 I-fri'-' ? » 10 Po-i .\,k4is ? 7 11 Cheloma ? S 0 Mar--!mid ? 7 1! Mir.ll ? s n tif.;.Vo- ? 7 9 fcUr Comedian ....SO F|ii;rnc ? 79 Knight Silva ... .. .. s n Fatettc' ? 7 9 Kikhoman ? so flinTer ? 7 ?- nurnley ? so SabuMe ? 7 » 'Uaiiu ? 8 0 Perrier ? 7 9 Grand Alliance ....SO NKolette ? 7 4 Wluhirc ? 8 0 T.IARIBYRNONG PLATE. IT« (tan at 1.1.) p.m.} It meepstakri 0! Si sovj rac-^. 1 forfeit, with WO added. Second fcor»e to rtc.-ive 300. and tl.e thirJ ISO iovj out of the «:jVe. For t«o«ear-o!dl. I.VJt:. f.P ; nU'.ci, ?.:. ; nini»i...
Rumanian King's Romance [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 4 November 1916
Rumanian King's Romance Ferdinand von Hohcnzollern, the King oi Rumania, succeeded to the throne on Octobei 10, 1914. on the death of his uncle, King Carol, who was 76 years old. When he was Crown Prince the King was attracted by the charm: of one of Carmen Sylva's ladies-in-waiting. He completely lost his heart to her. 'I hav« never known anvthinc so heautiful as theii devotion to each other.' Carmen Sylva wrote, 'It is pure and ideal; they seem made for one another, but I fear their union is impossible.' And so it proved, for King Carol would not hear of the future King of Rumania marrying his wife's maid of honor, however charming she might be. and to this edict the lovers had to submit. Ferdinand ultimately married the sweet-faced Princess Marie, daughter of the Queen Victoria. They have six children, twe boys and four girls, the heir to the throne being the Crown Prince Carol, who is now 23 years of age.
The Hun Physiognomy [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 4 November 1916
The Hun Physiognomy An English writer has been studying the photographs of some of the German leaders, and he finds in their faces things which do not whet his admiration. Among other opinions he expresses the following: Have you ever studied the Hun physiogno my ? ? Have you ever had a close look at the portraits of the Generals who arc leading the atrocity-armies of Germany in France and Rus sia — Hindenburg, Mackensen, and the others ? Can any sane person really see in their features any semblance of kindness, of justice, or of humanity ? And even forgetting for a moment all that has happened, is it possible to find in thsir sunken, staring eyes any expression Of love or pity ? We think not. That there arc numerous traces of hand someness there can be no doubt, and especi ally is this so in Hindcnburg's face, but it is a handsomeness of its own kind — that, indeed, which seems strangely akin to beauty of pre civilised days. There arc, too, marked quali ties of cleverness. But is ...
PILOT'S GOSSIP Latest Notes and News (CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1.) [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 4 November 1916
PILOT'S GOSSIP Latest Notes and News (CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1.) garden thir.!:s he Is sure lo n-.n well in thr j Cup. tic asya he stands work and racing j better than lie used to. ' Kardcn .laid this ' ir.ornin; that he is to fun in the Melbourne i Stakes. I J. Moore is as confident as ever about Car lita. Her heels have given a little trouble, but otherwise he reckons she was never better. 'She will win the cup if it keeps fine.' was hir. ? summing up when discussing Cup chances thia J morning. J. Burton favors Sas.inot's prospects. 'I don't rcc anything to bc.it him.' he remarked. 'thouRh.' he added. 'Wol.-iroi has clone well.1' The trjinrr of she latter ir. very iiopefu!. and Wolaroi could not look better. In Syd- 1 ney he used to sweat very freely when he came I out to work, but now 1 c tlicr. n't :-.ir:i a hair. 1 and looks bicker n:irf stronger. Quir.n reckons that only for the raddle shifting bndly Wolaroi would nearly have won the Caulficld Cup. At one stace of the bcttinK nn ...
Winners of the Two Derbies [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 4 November 1916
Winners of the Two Derbim No fewer than eighteen colts have won both the A.J.C. and Victoria Derbies, among them some of the greatest horses Australia has ever seen, though, strangely enough, some of the real giants did not bring off this double, I notably Carbine, who went down at Fleming ton to the Hon. James White's gelding Ensign and was not a competitor (or the Derby at Randwick. Abercorn failed to bring home the bacon in Melbourne, after winning at Rand Beragoon was the last to win both thrf*. year-old classics in 1913. Last year Cedgne was successful in the A.J.C. Derby, but at Flemington was beaten by Patrobas, the subse quent Cup winner, while Mountain Knight, who won at Randwick in 1914, failed to get a place in Carlita's Derby a few weeks later. The horses successful in the two Derbies are ; lf«7-Flrcworlui 1607-Amberite lb60— Charon 1M0— Maliter 1670-Horwcc IPOl-HautTillen 1ST-'— lx-up (Jartra 1&C2 — Abundance lffO-Crand Flauer WH— 6,vlvanite 1Bc--_Navi(rator 1M«...
ANSWERS TO INQUIRIES [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 4 November 1916
ANSWERS TO INQUIRIES J.McH. (Forest Lodge): Pochee was scratched at 3.45 p.m. last Monday. W.A.L: 1. The All-Aged Stakes is a w.ia.race over 1 mile. 2. Spurn won it in 1915 with 8.12, Brattle 2. Woorak 3. A.W. (N. Sydney) : He won several races prior to the Newcastle Cup, but none of the value of £200. INTERESTED (Brisbane): Reece made 499 135, employing the cradle cannon, in 1907. '