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WRESTLING [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
WRESTLING '' Prank Gotoli, wlio declines to be drawn ] [ ou^ of his retirement by the supporters of i ' Ilnckousclimulfr, hns cowc but with tko statomunt tliat hu lias handed the world's nliampioiisliip over to Ymisell Maliont, ami that lie is prepared to lr,u'k tlio Turk to UTcstle IInekon.scIimidt for tlie title and £4000. Gott'h huriug retired I'roin wr&lt;sstlin|?, thu cliumpioiiKliip rovwts t(i llio fl,inner ; holder, ll.acltcnsi'liinidb. Tin- title wns not 1 Gotch's to do as lio plowed -with.
[?]SLE RULED BY WOMEN. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
iSLE RULED BY WOMEN. f ' A suffragette paradise lias beon discovered ill a far off Alaskan isle. Hefe the wife and mother rales the household, according to L. $». Bayes, old time hunter and guide, who learned tho facts while taking the Census of islo. N«niv;ik Island, a low, marshy bit of land l^aog in the Behring Sea, between the mouths Of the Yukon and the Kuskolnvim Hi vers, is homo of the female rulers. « Tho population of tho island is 170 souls, ffiba men outnumber the women. Children sx» a rarity, llio low birth rate is believed to- be caused by tho powerful control which tiho women have ovor all domestic matters, lit ■€he last ten yoars, according to the enu merator,' there havo boen but 20 weddings and &lt;mly seven children have boen born in that -fitno. He predicts that in another ton years tho Inst trace of the oldor generations of fhis rand" other native tribes in Alaska will be wiped out as the result of degeneration «nd race suicide, brought about by the pre d...
FRANK BEAUREPAIRE. THE CHAMPION SWIMMER. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
FRANK BEAUREPAIRE. • .THE CHAMPION SWIMMER. Though. sUU only 19 years of age, yet the ■Jholdar of all Kuglish swimming champion ships from 100 yards to a mile—such is the remarkably fine record achieved by Frank beaurepaire, of Victoria, who is just now Jn Sydney for the purpose of contesting the l&ustralian championships to-day anti Mon day in the Domain Baths. Of lesser statue than Cecil Healey. the champion of this State, BeauvepfUre's weight is IQst Sid In condition, at whici. he Rill swim. The brilliant young: Victorian athlete stated on Thursday that for the last two years he has been racing constantly either In Australia or Europe. When a small boy picked up a knowledge ot swimming at the Albert Park Baths, Victoria, where, he says, the water is much rougher than in Sydney Harbour. He adopted the trudgcon stroke, and employs this in all his races solely, with a special kick that he has de veloped. Beaurepaire is proud of the fact that he is the only swimmer from this ...
WARATAH INQUIRY. LONDON, Thursday Evening. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
WARATAH INQUIRY, J.ONDON, Thursday Evenlne tiio Waratah logs i produced) on the ye^ Bftl's tirst voyage. proved «l»o never strand | eil- at Kangaroo Island. Captain Chapman, ot the Commonwealth, formerly of the War atah, denied leaving the vessel because lie considered It unsafe through being lop heavy. Me never heard oF the difficulty of j coaling, but admitted a small fire occurred, I lasting over a few hours. j The log was at variance with Witnesses statements, both regarding tho coaling and the fire. A number of depositions of officers were read, which reported sighting tho vessel. Sharp, a seaman on the second - lavage, and who left the vessel at. Sydney; /mid the boats leaked, the life-saving apKratus was bad always, and the vessel bad a list. He assumed sickness at Sydney, and was paid off. \Vhen applying for a berth witness was warned by another seaman that the Waratah was a coffin for somebody. Pinnel and Lyons, who were both on their maiden voyage, stated the vessel was un...
The Tamworth Daily Observer SATURDAY EVENING, JANUARY 14, 1911. ENCOURAGEMENT OF SPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
SATURDAY EVENING, JANUARY 14, Ifill. Tn cour AGErflE^ r ofTpo rtT The proper entering, for (.lie conduct of. sport in Tam'.vorth is; a minor quuntity. An organisation is badly needed throughout the summer as well as the winter to judiciously foster sport of all description. It is hardly necessary to refer in detail to the good re sult to be obtained from the encouragement ot healthy cxercise by the youth of the town. With a ground available only a stone throw from the main street, rocreation of all kinds should be proceeding apace on •a Wednesday and Saturday afternoon, ffam worth docs not compare favorably with other'towns in this respect. The initial woik necessary for an organi sation as mentioned is to approach the new management of the old show ground with a .view of urging immediate action on lines v,which would eventually provide a 'sports ground a credit to the town. No .very expensive improvements are necessary •*»t the outset as long as due consideration is Jgiven to the r...
BOXING [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
BOXING Aii effort is being made in Melbourne to "show" the American contingent of boxers as they pass through Melbourne on their way to England, about January 23. It is suggested that two bouts, each of ten rounds, shouM 'take place iUebvc&n Mark Higgins and Jim Clabby, Hock Keys and Ray Bron son, and- that they should bo more in the nature of exhibit/ion spars than "all-in" con tests. An international boxing congress is to be hold in Paris in March next. The principal object is to bring together champions of box ing from the different countries in which the game is regarded as a means of educa- I tion as well aa sport. English and French J boxing will be discussed, and consideration given to the question of international agree ments for tile regulation of professional and ' amateur boxing, and the creation of an in- I ternational union of boxing. Hie Melbourne Athletic Club has matched Frank O'Grndy, of Sydney, and Ed. Jessop, tile "English fireman," to box on January 23. T...
SPORTING NOTES. HORSE RACING. FIXTURES. January. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
SPORTING NOTES. ; HORSE RACING. - ^ fixtures. jn unary. 17, IS—Buri'owa R.C Meeting. I 17, IS—Boinbala J.C. Races. 17—Wollongong J.C. Races. IS—Victoria Park Races. 1 1!'—Bingara Races. 10, 20—Bong Bong l'icnic Racos. 21, 26 A.J.C. Anniversary Meeting, 21—Krawarrcu Raoe*. 23, 21—Barraba T.C. Meeting. 2G'—Walisend J.C. Races. 2H—Deniliquin v.L.J.C. Meeting.. 2">—Kensinglon Races. 25, 2G—Bourke Hospital Benefit MeetiDg. 2f>, 26—Bathnrst T.C. Races. r ' 20—Bellinger River J.C. Races. 20—Lawrence J.C. Races. 26—Marengo J.C. Races. ' ; 20—Reeftori Races. 26—Milbulong J.C. Races, 26—Leadvlllc R.C. Meefing. 26—Condobolin J.C. Rv.oes. 26—Major's Creek T.C. Races. 2G—Boolaroo Races. 26—Qulrindi Australian Horse Amateur Meeting. 26—Dalgety J.C. Races. 20—Bowral R.C. Meeting. ' 26, 27—Burren Junction Amateur Racos. 26, 27—Glen Innes J.C. Race3. 2S—Walisend J.C. Races. 2S—Victoria Park Races. 30—Milton R.C. Meeting. Unemon, tbe English-bred horse, after a season at the stud, ran third in ...
SYDNEY CRICKET. FIRST GRADE MATCHES. SYDNEY, Saturday Night. [Newspaper Article] — The Tamworth Daily Observer — 14 January 1911
SYDNEY CRICKET, FIRST GRADE MATCHES. SYDNEY, Saturday Nichl. . Glebe versus North Sydney.—The hitter, with 9 for -128, declared their innings clos- | ed. Glebe, lirat innings, CO. Minnett look r> f wickets' for 30, Hopkins 5 for 30. Glebe, sec ond innings, one for 0. North Sydney won on the first Inuings by 35fl runs. Petersham versus University.—The lat ter, with 3 down for 21S, declared their in nings closed. Petersham, second innings, 0 for 4. University won on the first in nings by C wickets and 150 runs. Central Cumberland versus Middle Har bor.—The former lost S wickets for 255, and declared their innings closed. Middle Har bor, second innings, 3 for 11. Hazlitt took 3 wickets for 5. Central Cumberland won on the first innings by 131.