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VACATIONERS. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 11 November 1916
VACATIONERS. I've been where countless people went for recreation and rcpoic. Where forty kinds ol scads are spent for motor rides and things lite those. There were, for those who had the price, all kinds of harmless, cheerful snares, And there was every known device to make I sat and watched them, all day long, be- i ncatn a quaKmg aspen tree; ; To find so sad and glum a throng, a funeral . you'd have to see. j The tourist plodded on his way, as '.hough , he'd lost his dearest friend; Hh face, despondent rrcmed to ray, '111 see this ordeal to the er.d.' ', With gloom expressed in every act, he went j the rounds, where others went. ; And saw the Rainbow Cataract or ?a;ed on . fakers in a tent. The Windy Cavern he explored, and trailed i alons some diz7y curve. ... I And all the while he looked so bored the i guides and spielers lost their nerve. | I saw two hundred tourists thus; they jogged : along through scenes sublime. And looked as though they'd like to cuss so vain a waste of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 11 November 1916
Born 1820 —Still 'joins tlrong The old proverb^ays: — ' Believe not all you hear, and - tell not all you believe.' But you can believe all you hear about ' Johnnie Walker,' f and tell all you believe. JOHN WALKER & SON, Ltd., Scotch Whisky Distillers. KILMAkNOCKj ROSEBERY RACES NEXT WEDNESDAY, NOV. 15, 1916 j\ TO BE HELD ON '., ASCOT RACECOURSE 2 P.M. ? FIRST RACE ? 2 P.M. J. UNDERHILL, Sec ? ROSEBERY RACES ? MEMBER TATTERSALL'S CLUB, SYDNEY. LONGEST MARKET PRICES MELBOURNE CUP STRAIGHT-OUT AND 1-2-3 ABOVE. STARTING PRICES ALL EVENTS WRITE FOR PRICE LISTS. SUFFICIENT ADDRESS OXENHAM, SYDNEY NO REPLY NO BUSINESS WPOPfi1 CITY TATTERSALL'S, SYDNEY, ? MT^kWABJi . REGISTERED AJ.C. LEGER, MOOREFIELD, SATURDAY Melbourne Cup— Win or 1, 2, 3. NO AMOUNT TOO LARGE OR SMALL 1, 2, 3-ALL EVENTS— 1, 2, 3 SUFFICIENT ADDRESS— W. POPE. SYD NEY. ? ? — i
Golf and Billiards [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 11 November 1916
Golf and Billiards A correspondent writes : — 'The Referee s iccent hob-nail boot slory reminds me cf wuac occurred at a place on tne norm s;i;c, whin they play golf, talk golf, and dream ;,o... Ill: ?vcathcr was ton wet even for Kolfi'iB cntnu sinsls, so someone, who was more lha.i a ma.i of one idea, suggested a £amc oi b.liUKis. Me found another congenial ;oal. who also hid a niip.d beyond blinker:; ,--:id brassus ; ;o loscth:.' they repaired lo the billiard-:oom. b.:l io-n.l themselves forestalled ; ihc tab c «as IclJ i:o- ession of by two elderly Kulinf, i.ithusia ts. who were practicing stroiccj tiut woul i ha /e amazed even Hooper. Ihcy had t-Tiud ihe gas prml&n*. skeways to thi til)!--, a.ia we.': gravely walking about, one at ca.n c iJ o. ths 'able, making all sorti of pi:tts ac a.i sD.ts of ariglcs into the various r.octc.s. Ihcy i:ad had the trace to t.ikc olf t'r.e.r Doots. lut I uoub: If they would have remembered to dj this ^. e -. there not a gulling ruli: il:...
TURF GOSSIP [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 11 November 1916
TURF GOSSIP - ? « ? By THE SCOUT. Melbourne Cup this afternoon; While Sydney racegoers will be catered (or by both the Moorefield and Victoria Park Race Clubs. Northern District patrons will take their sport at the Wallsend Jockey Club's meeting; and the Cup meeting of the Q-T.C. will be advanced another stage at Ascot, Brisbane. Winners of minor events at the Ascot Spring Thousand meeting at Melbourne on Tuesday last included Annex in the First Division Han dicap. Annex, earlier in the day was runner up to The Tuck in the first division of the Ascot Thousand, and started a 2 to 1 favorite for the race she won. After romping over the opposition at the finish of the Ascot Handicap on Wednesday, inquisitive people asked what was the matter with My Peggy at Kensington in the 14.2 Han dicap (1 mile) a week previously, when she started a 7 to 4 favorite, and was beaten out of a place. Must have been short of a race. Doughboy showed a return to form by easily accounting for the opposition...
MOOREFIELD RACES BY THE SCOUT. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 11 November 1916
MOOREFIELD RACES By THE SCOUT. SATURDAY. NOVEMBER 11. MAIDEN HANDICAP: KRITHIA ? i Bonnie Chance ? 2 Kenverne ? 3 NURSERY HANDICAP: PRINCESS PATH or KOORDA. FLYING HANDICAP: EULACRE ? I Akil ? 2 Torchy ? 3 KOGARAH STAKES : BONNE CHANCE or MAID OF THE SOUTH. MOOREFIELD HANDICAP: WIRRILLA ? 1 Firm ? 2 Longacre ? 3 CARLTON MILE: CRU2OT ? 1 Cesarius ? 2 Albuna .. ? ? 3
ARROW ANSWERS [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 11 November 1916
ARROW ANSWERS S.J.: You collect on Cool Jim. SNOW (Balmain) : You receive 4 to 1. CONSTANT READER : You are entitled to 4 to 1 to your money. H.B. (Surry Hills): You win the starting price bet on Cool Jim. W.J.S. (Mortlake) : You would have 6/3 on Machine Boy at 10 to 1. SPORT (Kensington) : Taunter won, and Grail was second. A protest for alleged interfer ence was dismissed.
THE KNOCKERS. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 11 November 1916
THE KNOCKERS. I know he must be doing well. I know he's getting on. Hi.-; work has now begun to tell, His struggle time has gone; lie now has passed the dreary days, The lone-omc encs and gri^i, And now is treading bct'er way- For folks are knocking him. His skill ha, caugh. the eye of men, His worth is seen at last. He's left the throng that knew him when His skies were overcast. He's won the laurel for his brow By toil and pluck and vim. And he is doing real work now. For folks are knocking him. The knocker is a curious cuss, He never starts to whine Or fling his envious shafts at us Until our work is fine. It's only men with skill to do Real work he tries to block. And so congratulations to The man the knockers knock. — Detroit Free Prat. Ai we walked along the esplanade on Situr- ' day. we spied a parrot, and this i- what he «:d : 'Gee, I wish the boss would take me tut j or. the golf links. I haven't learned a new cuss word in over * month/' Whit ha; Tee Tee, our Z'H experl, wh...
WAR WHIFFS Girl Offers Eye to Blind Soldier [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 11 November 1916
War j -^gr By THE CYNIC. Girl Offers Eye to Blind Soldier r'/MiM natriotism co any further than this : P.% ' O«oSr 3^-A young English girl ha, written to Dr. Rochon Duvigneaud offering to eive one of her eyes to a soldier who has lost his sight serving France. The gu-L who Hves in North Shields, has read a recent state ment bv Dr. Duvigneaud, one of the most Emous oculists in France, that it was. pos sible to save the sight of a man wounaeo. in tne another perso^ fn T^kuS? .h,' sahT:' °£ 'If vou believe that there is one chance of success in a million, I will give you one of rnv eves for a soldier who has lost his sight serving France. I would prefer to give my eye to one to whom it would be especially useful, such as an inventor or an officer of great Va'If' my offer is accepted, I shall consider mys:lf under an obligation to you for permit ting me to be of use tOMmy country in the only way possible to me.'
SAILING TALK ABOUT TODAY'S EVENTS AND BOAT DOINGS [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 11 November 1916
SAILING TALK ABOUT TO-DAY'S EVENTS AND BOAT DOINGS By TOM CRINGLE. The Sydney Sailing Club has received a fine entry for to-day's 18-footcr handicap; 22 craft will be competing. The proe fund is still maintained at £35 for the two beats and a final. Steamer arrangements are as usual — the last boat leaves Fort Macquarie at 3.10 p.m. First heat : Merlin (A. M. Merrington) and (P. Harry) and Vision (J. T. Robinson). 2J min; Advance (H. E. Thompson). 2lmin; Sunny South (H. Collins) and Quibree (O. Taylor). 2min; Pastime (S. Richardson). Arline (W. Edney), Ethel (A. Rodrick), and Boronia (H. Rodrick), Umin. Second heat : Golding (R. Bcashcll) and Moyana (W. C. Duncan), ljmin; Mississippi (R. Budnick), Umin; Rosetta (C. Newton) and Donnelly (S. Holmes). Imin: Mavis (F. W. Moppett). jmin; Scot (J. Smith), -erne (W. J. Duncan), Imin), Onda (J. M. Firth), Imin: Kismet (W. Dunn) and Aus.ralian (Chris. Webb), icr. General regret ir. expressed for Mr. Gco. Solomon, an old and respected member ...
GENERAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 11 November 1916
GENERAL NOTES. T. J. Wilson, one of the best of the League middle-markers, has enlisted in the Engineers. He will be an absentee from the Eight Hours' day events, but is a sure starter at the Eight Hours' night carnival on the 28th. Jim Freeman, the energetic A jh field Club secretary, who is among the Called-ups, has applied for exemption. The Central Cumberland Club looks like ?'cornering' most of the League riders who are left. The latest to throw in their lot with this 'live' club are A. J. Davies. J. Fittler, H. E. Coleman. A. Anlciark. Les Crook. C. S. Dickson, E. Tammc (Vic), Jack Summers, and T. C. Parker. George Horder is in such fine form th»t ile should have no difficulty in winning the big scratch races at the two Eight Hours' carni vals. Claude Dickson, who was out of the sport for a couple of years, and only re--ntered it a lew weeks age ., rapidly recovering his old-time form. E. Tammc. the champion road rider of Vic toria, who has taken up his residence here, can ped...
THE RIFLE PERSONAL ITEMS: GOSSIP AND NEWS OF THE RANGE [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 18 November 1916
THE RIFLE PERSONAL ITEMS: GOSSIP AND NEWS OF THE RANGE By RANGE-FINDER. Rindwlcks are rambling again to-day— not at Albion Park, as was at first proposed, but at j Shellharbor. The would-be visitors l:ave been Informed that the prettily-situated Albion Park range on the southern ahore of Lake Illawarra j was totally destroyed by the recent heavy rains, j News of Its early reconstruction will be wcl- ] corned by all metropolitan riflemen v.-ho luvc » Tisited the spot, for in addition to liciuiifiil Kurroundings thr ran^e is an ideal one from the marksman's point of view. Before the outbreak of war the hi* open han dicap match, generally arranged for the week prior to the N.R.A. meeting, always attracted » number of competitors from the mcirupollta:i dabs. On the occasion of the last match in l!)i.I « party of five Sydn.-ysidcrs. including W. Coul ter, A. Townscnd. S. Wyche, G. Smith. ;:r.d B M. Fox, practically Hcoopcd the pool. Coulter (bct) won with 74 for his 15 shots at 600 yards...
TO-DAY'S TARGET LIST. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 18 November 1916
TO-DAY'S TARGET LIST. Tirtrrts for thli afternoon hivo been allotted to the following clubs : — At Budwick. Anbnm Xortli Svdncy AjhfieM l'ost ami Telegraph tfdmoir Prc/s lulra.iln I'otrreluim Hurwowl Farrumatta Concord Public Work* rvpt. Colonial SutnrCo. llatvlivir'i ln.-ti»Ho Drummovne t.'oekdal'- Eastern Suburbs V dri'-.v IXgeellffe MralhlirM I Iforhor Tni't St. u.-oisr Up'on nf KrontiptrnKn Wavrrlry I Metropolitan Vorkihire Scn'ftjr Kcivtown / At Lone Day. 'Ann&ndalA Uanla-towo
FOOTWORK IN BOXING SAFE AND EASY MEANS OF DEFENCE [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 18 November 1916
FOOTWORK IN BOXING SAFE AND EASY MEANS OF DEFENCE Strange to relate that, while book* on boxing have been written by the world's best profes sors of the art who havo proved themselves in America and England — excepting Grilfo, tho greatest boxing scientist that ever livec\ — littla . or nothing has been said or the greatest and safest means of defence — footwork. It was this accomplishment that enabled Griffo to beat Billy Murphy. It was fast in-and-out footworn that enabled Tommy Burns to beat his big lumbering opponents, such a one as Gunner Moir in London. . According to the moving pictures of that contest, the Londoner was busy sending out lefts and rights, many apparently landing, but never with much force, owing to the target h^.nf in the act of retreating, when they landed. It was not Dave Smith's wonderful ducking or blocking that enabled him to decisively ac count for Jack Howard, Jack Lester, and Bill Lang, men much bigger and infinitely stronger than he was. It was his wo...
CAN YOU BEAT IT ? [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 18 November 1916
CAN YOU BEAT IT ? Walter Law, prominent among the- Fox stars. Possesses a pack of cards which he travelled in all 21,000 miles to get. He picked the cards up in stray corners throughout the United State*, and it was- seven yeaia before, he. col lected the complete deck. The seven years were from 1900 to 1907, when h,e was a travelling man for a big commercial house. Mr. Law is most enthusiastic about his cards, and handles them like so many pearls without price. He claims that there is not another pack like his any where in the world, and it seems more than probable that he is right. 'I wouldn't part with them for the throne at Delhi.' says Law. 'Thirty-one States arc represented in my odd assortment, and Ohio is the only one that has three cards. For the most part the deck is made up of the cheap 15 cent, variety. I have the name of the city and the street in which each was found, with the date on the back of each card, and, believe me, there are 52 good stories in that deck, too.'...
NEWBURY AND BLACKBURN BALMAIN DOUBLE: PEARSON'S PLUCKY BATTLE [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 18 November 1916
NEW~BURY AND BLACKBURN BALMA1N DOUBLE: PEARSON'S PLUCKY BATTLE Though a much lar;cr crowd than usual at tended the St.idiuii: c:: y.ondny night, the gate receipts were far Icii.n- what :he programme and performance -:iei itetl Blackburn's excellent j was Pearson's plLok ?,.;' it was sre.-it. j After several good try-outs, mentioned in paragraphs on :lu» page. :he :cn-round prclimt II.-. rv -.jv. Gccr.,c N:\vuurv tS.13) add another j-'c.'.p to hi- jlrcadv hcaviiy laden belt, by bea*« ; \~.^ :h.it r.uiis'ig L.oo.j prcliminarv boy. Herb ; £ul!:van i°.h '.:: :' c eighth round the light- ' wc:;;h: n;ai!« :;- .r...ch lost ground, and looked I likely to haw ;-.vm tj say in the remaining ! session*. fcuf '?. .iri'-.ptin;; a position reminis- ( cent of Gcors-' S-r-,'.- — standing square on. with i right foot. il - ir-.ier. : --rc nost— Newbury ' bothered the life ??-,:t o: his heavier opponent, j and, scoring libe-.'i'v with left and right, ran out- an easy winrc. ; It was qiii'c .1 Saturday...
FILM FUN [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 18 November 1916
FILM FUN ? * ? J. A. Murphy contributes a monthly budret of Breathless Announcements to the Motion Picture Magazine. Two samples are liven herewith. Since the enrly lives and occupations of many of our screen stars have been published, and lead with deep interest, we think it no more than fair to satisfy the clamoring public regard ing the former occupations of some of our studio managers, directors, and chief executives. The followir.E list will be supplemented as the evidence is secured. T. Borrows Byfew. pre sident of the Gimmick Co., was a buttonhole de signer; Edw. Wacker, art director with the As ioiocutia v*o.. orove siring six win. me Andress Circus; Claude Monahan. cast director i with the Goshall Co.. was chief librarian of a news stand; Elter Skelter, comedy director with the Angora Co., was employed by a house v. recking firm; Spoftord Nokes. scenario editor with the Ephemeral Co., was a cement contrac tor: Teller When, studio manager Hibisco Co., wa« a sardine importer;...
AN AMERICAN OPINION OF DARCY-CHIP AND OTHER MATTERS [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 18 November 1916
AN AMERICAN OPINION OF DARCY-CHIP AND OTHER MATTERS Mr. E. E. Winiami writes me from/*. Orange. N.J., U.S.A. (11/10/1916) : 'I have wanted to drop you a line for some time in regard to the game here, and also about some of the fighters who have lately arrived in Australia. George. Chip's defeat by Le« Darcy was no surprise to me, as I wrote to tlie Brisbane Herald over one month before the fight took place, statins that Darcy would win inside ten rounds. I have seen Chip fight, I and he did not appc.il to me a a championship I possibility. His manager. Jimmy Dime, is a fine ' fallow, and a good square sport. Patsy Bran- i nigan Is a good rusfied little fellow, and ought I to make Ecod in his class, as the 20-round route ' is to his liking. As for the other men Dime brought over, they are only ordinary men who have met defeat time and again. I am sure that Mr. Baker would like to get the best men from here, but it seems to me that someone is stringing him on. I am familiar with all t...
SLEEP CHAMPION. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 18 November 1916
SLEEP CHAMPION. People who see the strenuous work wmen Hughie Mack puts in In slapstick comedies would probably be sceptical « they were told that between these scenes sleeping is the favor rite recreation of Vitagraph's heavyweight comedian. Yet so It is. Mack is willing to meet all challengers, young or old, in a sleep ing contest. He guarantees to sleep longer, fall asleep quicker, and recline in more uncom fortable positions without his slumbers b''6 disturbed than any other man, woman, or child in motion pictures, or out of them — dead ones willing to wager that his snores will drown .those of any two men. Chick Morrison, chief cowboy of the Flying A outfit, doesn't believe that horseshoes bring good luck. Reason for this is that he has a perfect imprint of one on his right hip, where one of the new outlaws secured for the Rodeo kicked him joyously behind the barn.