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QUEENSLAND MAY. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
QUEENSLAND May. 3 — Dawson AmatourR.C. — i,utrios for Handi cap, April 5. 4, 5— Warwick T. C. — Added money, .£500 ; oiitrias (2) Handicaps, April 7 ; ac cnptunces and gonoral entry, April 30. 11, 12 — Gtrcat Wostorn Downs J.C. (Tambo) Annual. — Entry, May 1 ; acceptances, May 7. 12— Ipswich Turf Club. — Added monoy, JB380; nominations, Hurdle, Turf Club, Braco . ot. and Flying Handicaps, April 7 ; ; weights, April 18 ; acceptances and ganorul entry, May 2. 12, 13 — Mackay T. C. 19, 20— Eton. 21, -24— Q.T.C. Autnmn. — Gonoral entrioB, May 3 : woights for tho principal ovauts, May IU ; aocoptancos, May 17. 24, 25 — Richmond. 24, 25— Walkorston. 24, . 25— Central Warrogo Racing Club, Charlovillo.— Entry, May 2. June, 1, 2r-W.Q.R.C., Roma. 1, 2— Toowoouiba Turf Club. — Added money, ; .£(20 ; nominations, Flying, Town Plato, Clifford, Juvonilo, Publican's, ? Turf Club, and Ladies Milo Handicaps, ? April 5 4 woights, May 5 ; aocoptancos and goneral entry, May 19. 2, S^Bowen. 2, 3— Blacku...
Connor and Cannon. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
Connor and Cannon. Yesterday Jack Connor and Tom Cannon signed articles for another match in the Gra-'CO-Roman style. This timo tliey wrestle for .£250 aside. The following are the articles : — Articles of agreement entered into this 2Ctli of April, 1887, between John Connor, of Newcastle, and Thomas Cannon, of Cincinnatti, Ohio, U.S. Thoy agree to wrestle a match in the Grieco-Roman style, tho best of threo falls, for .£250 aside, the match to take placo inside of five weeks from the date of the signing of these articles iu some building in Melbourne, to be mutually agreed on, the editor of the Sportsman to be tho stakeholder. The money to bo mado gooti in one deposit of .£50 a-side herewith made, another of J250 a-side on Tuesday, May 3, a third of .£50 a-side on Tuesday, May 10, and the final of £ 100 a-side on Tuesday, the 17th May. The wrestlers to be on the stage at 3 o'clock in the afternoon. The match to be wrestled with regard to interval, Ac., as in their previous match at...
THE TYPOGRAPHICAL PICNIC. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
THE TYPOGRAPHICAL PICNIC. The following aro tho handicaps for tho two leading CTonts at tho abovo picnic, to bo held at Chowdor Boy on noxt Saturday : — President's Cup, 100/ds.— First heat : Robinson 4yda. ; C. C. Grioo, 4 j J. H. Butler, 5 j E. Welsh. 5 j Forgusson, 7 : M'Manus, 7. Seoond heat: C E. Morehant, 1yd. ; E. Reeves, 4 j J. Mnhlinir. S ; G. Copo, 18 ; H. J. Teagae, 10 ; A. H. M'Kajr, 10 . The winner of this event will bo put baok 3yds. in tho All-comers' Kace. „ All-comors' Eace, 100yds.— C. E. Morehant, 1yd. ; C. C. Grlco, 4 ; Robinson, 4 ; E. Welsh, S : J. H. Butlor, 5; J. M. Kolly, 8 : H. Harrison, 8. An effort is about to bo mado at Laidley, in Queensland, whero M'Garrigal comes from, for the celebration of the Queen's Jubilee year in that township by means of a grand athletic meeting. ^ The Easter Handicap at Burrowa, on Saturday, resulted as follows : — L Morgan, 16yds., 1 ; W. L. Johns, 10yds., 2 ; and E. Molloy, 12yds„ 3. W. L. Johns I pulled off tho Maiden Plate...
FOUR DISQUALIFICATIONS ENDORSED. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
POUR DISQUALIFICATIONS ENDORSED. The Sir Joseph Banks Committee have 1 received notice from the Newcastle Handi cap committee, of the disqualification of E. Lazarus and J. M'Lachlan for six months, and also W, Callaghan, of Home bush, for threa months, for foul running. A communication was also received from the Penrith Athletic Club, announcing the disqualification of P. J. Byrnes, Bungully, o.a rnuuuua, umuu-u.-t3b running. The Sir Joseph Banks committee have endorsed the above disqualifications, and all clubs and promoters registered under the Sir Joseph Banks' rules, will also ' disqualify the above men, and not allow them to run till the term of their dis qualification expires.
THE PEDESTRIAN FILIBUSTER. AN ASSOCIATION WANTED. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
THE PEDESTRIAN FJ LI BUSTER. AN ASSOCIATION WANTED. (By ' Nihblefoot.') Eacli athletic committee or promoter seems, in awarding punishment to swindling sprinters, to bo working within a very confined circle, and outside that circum ference thrs scoundrel who has attempted to rob the public can renew his iniquity. The country, it appears, is beintr overrun with a gang of filibustering pedestrians, who are. bv means of fraudulent per formances, false names, and disguised appearances, attempting to rob the public of money, provided for open, free, and fair competition, They are passing over tho country like a roving horde |of hawks, pouncing down upon every prize. At Deniliquin a number of true sporting gentlemen have dono a great public service by laying bare to the public tho true conduct of a pedestrian who has fallen, from grace in the city, and who has been forced into the back country in something after the manner as the . dingo has been driven backwards from civilisation. At' th...
QUEENSLAND SPORTING NOTES. BRISBANE, Monday. BRIGHTER PROSPECTS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
QUEENSLAND SPOUTING NOTES. Brisbane, Monday. BRIGHTER PROSPECTS. u A good timo looms beforo us ; Lot deHjmiriHtf thought* depart ; Hope KprcndH it« bright beam o'er us, Imparting courago to tlio heart.' I feel in a poetical and quotable frame of mind. The sun is actually shining, and you can get a decent piuenpplc for six pence. The earth is actually dry, and there is very little mud in the streets. Uio ' man with the muck rake, (another quote), is like Othello, and finds his occupa tion gone. It is practicable to reach the racecourse without getting bogged, and when yon do get there, wonder of wonders, the ground is Iry. All this tirade means that fine weather has set in. It came un expectedly, and people can hardly believe it yet. .Somebody must have been getting at W'ragge, the meteorologist, and squar ing him. Perhap3 the Secretary of the Q.T.C. has put him on a good double at so much to nothing. During the past wcel: everything looks brighter and more cheer ful. It is cool too,...
SPORT IN NEWCASTLE. NEWCASTLE, Monday Night. Lazarus and M 'Lachlan Disqualified. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
SPOUT IN NEWCASTLE. (from our own correspondent.) INewcastle, Jlonaay jNight. Lazarus and M'Lachlan Disqualified. There was somo very crooked running during tho contest for the Fifth Grand Handicap. Lazarus very properly was dis qualified for six months, and since the com mittee gave their decision exertions liavo been put forth to have a portion of the disqualification removed, but on account of his barefaced running there is very little lineiinooci oi the committee budging an inch. This, of course, will interfere with Lazarus' chance in tho Botany, but the public wero unanimous in asserting that the disqualification was just, and one thoroughly deserved. M'Lachlan, of Maitland, received a similar disqualifica tion, and lie can thank his stars that he was not maltreated at tlie hands of the many miners who backed him to win. They were very wild at this youngster's running, and disgusted with the running of the final of the All Comers', in which ho competed. There wero numerous othe...
THE BETTING MARKET. V. R. C. Derby and Cup. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
THE BETTING MARKET. Y.B..C. Perby and Cup. For tho Derby, Abercorn is a- firm first favourite, with Niagara noxt in roquost. Vory littlo is doing in doubles. Royal and Birthday For tho former Mitrailleuse is most sought aftor, Abner, Cardigan, and Aristocrat com ing next. Tho Birthday finds favourites in Sorella, Crossfiro, Rosobnd, Kitawa, and Tho Jewel. 1000 to 4 mixed goods can be had in doubles
ANOTHER AUCKLAND YACHT TO VISIT SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
ANOTHER AUCKLAND YACHT TO VISIT SYDNEY. I havo every reason to believe that Auckland will be represented in tho inter colonial yacht races in Sydnoy next season by another locally-built yacht. Mr. R. Logan, the builder of the Muritai, Maratea, Matangi, Jessie Logan, Arawa, andTawera, the pick of Auckland's yachting fleet, is now in negotiations with a fniitlomnn wTin is greatly interested in yachting, to build a vessel to compete in tho Sydnoy races of next season. She will be not less than 25 tons, perhaps 30, and will be built in some what similar lines to the two local clippers, the Muritai and Matangi. During a 'conversation with Mr. Logan, he informed me that the builders of the yacht for the gentleman mainly -depends on his selling tho Matangi. and that i3 almost a cer tainty. The Matangi is the best built of all our yachts, and quite equal to any in speed though she has had no trial. Her dimensions are: — Tonnage, 13 tons; 41ft. on water-line, 9ft. beam, 8ft. depth to top of ...
ADVICE TO YOUNG LADIES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
'ADVICE TOTOUNd LADIES.' ? ? A young lady writes:— '1 havo enjoyed all your writings ever so much, and notic ing that you havo you have given a great deal of advicofree, I thought that possibly you would tell 1110 tho beat method of getting rid of an impertinent young; man, whose room is much' preferable to his company.. ? ,7,' ' ' ? -'.'Hoping- that I do not inti-udo.on your' vaiunDio time, x ours truly, .-'You do not say why.you wish to get rid o'f the young man, nor do you state j.vliat 'is the matter .witli'liim ; / whether lie is a poor conversationalist or too fluent in that lino ; whether the two first joints of his finger and thumb' are yellow- with cigarette, stains, or what his leading characteristics aro; Possibly he has fatty degeneration of the thinker. ' ' : However, ' you say lie is an impudent young man, , and I infer that you liavo gone through the preliminaries of 'geKtle scorn and such things as that. Now what shall wo do to make liim' fully understand tliat you d...
DARLINGHURST: ITS ADVANTAGES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
? DAMINOHUItST: IT3-. ADVANTAGES.' Some persons experience a feeling of distress after eating. Tliey are well-to-do, and overload their stomachs with tempting viands. This feeling of distress after eating disappears entirely after the suf ferer has been 111 Darlinghurst a few days. Another class experience a great deal of distress before each meal. This distress is caused by their not knowing whore oi' how they are going to got the meal. It vanishes immediately in Darlinghurst. None of the inmates miss their meals, sueli as they are. Persons of a very nervous organisation become thin from worry incident to life in a great city. They seek to acquire adipose tissue by going to various health resorts. Tho best placo to get fat is to get fat all over, and that can be effected in Darling hurst, where men with bills,, book can vassers, and all the grand army of bores aro rigidly excluded. On the other hand, there are some men so fat that if all the flesh were grass tlioy could rent themse...
WISE AND OTHERWISE. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
WISE AND.. OTHERWISE; Bad Habits.— Seedy coats. :, :: r ? ' , A. Sham-rock.— The Blarnoy-stone. . , A Chicago firm advertises. — '? Our diincing slippers for young ladies are simply immense.'-, . - Wife— '? John dear, promise; me you will turn over a new- leaf for tlio new year.' ?tie — VVhat s tuo matter with the same old leaf ?' ? ? John and Ida married lived In Idaho forlorn 'Causo John hung round tho tavern And let Idaho tho corn. IE a man wants to drown sorrow in the bowl, let him try a bowl of water. Bowls of liquor are too full of sorrow. 'Hullo, Mike, I hear yer on strike.' ' So I am I struck , for fewer hours.' ' Did yer succeed ' Indeed I did ; I'm not working at all -low.' - Tho sizo of pants will bo increased, ? : ' So says tlio tyrant Fashion. So will tho lover's heart diseased - . Withpants and sighs of passion. Waiter — 'I beg your, pardon sir, but i it's one o'clock, sir.' Cavely (who. has t lost himself a little) — ' Whatsli is it; i waiter (liic) yeshterday 'rt'uio...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
Amusements. fW\ heatre eoyal. ^1 'Bnder tlio Management of Messrs. WILLIAMSON, GARNER and MUSQROVE. Lesaoo ? Mr. S. Lnzar Sub.Lossee ? Mr. M. Simonson Doors «pen 7.15. Commonco at 8. Carriogofl at 10.30, The NEW ROYAL ITALIAN OPERA COMPANY. ThoNEWROYAL ITALIAN OPERA COMPANY, THIS (WEDNESDAY) EVENING, APRIL 27, RIGOLKTTO RIGOLETTO RIGOLKTTO. .THURSDAY, APRIL 158, I NORMA. FRIDAY, APRIL 29, | FAUST. Conductor ? Si^nor ROUERTO HAZON Admission: Dress Circlo, 7h. Cd. ; Orehestn ? Stalls, 5a. ; Stalls, 4s. ; Fnmilr Circlo, 2*. Box-ofHci open daily from 10 o'clock till 1 at Paling and Co. 'h (foorgestroct SPECIAL AND IMPORTANT NOTICE. * In reply to tlio many let-tors received from inem l-ora oi tlie clergy and others, and in compliance withaKononilly expressed reouoHt.Mr. S1MONSEJ l-egs to announce that bo will repeat in its entirety on SATURDAY EVENING, APRIL m. Tho PROGRAMME of tho SACRED CONCER1 As tfivon on LAST GOOD FRIDAY NIGIIT. R I T E R I O N THEATRE BofoLessoe and Proprietor... M...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
NAVAL AND MILIT.A RY. Kilitavy Sports at Huntor's' Hill. Njlvrithvtiuijllnty tho rain tliat. foil dttrih' f1f- niornlritf tho lhiKtor'a Ifiil IloHervo Corna' thoir sports wjptiutf at Huntor'o Hill on sluurlhiy uftornch»n,ftJid acoodiy numhor of visitors -put iu tut apjKair.ticc. Tiikou iib u whole tho. LiceU jl- cn ?bo conanloroil i-atlsfnotcry, altUouyh tho irninhcr of cutrie3 wiui not bo largo us nn,rht havo hoSi Vs;,e£' t ' i. t bo accounted for hy tho insuUlciont pnbiicatioji of tho niTtiir, which w« a ftppuveiitlr ; oulr knowu to a few corps. Thero sewus to bo n reoliuj predominant that when a rcscmi cjrpshom a sports mooting only rosorro corps cau comploto. Thia ahould not l»o, nua tho Kccrotiirico for th'iso ineotin^B Khonld iiotify all corps, permanent, partially paid, and reserves, and consequently tlio events would he uioro keenly contested, and a hotter bnla»ce.3heot shown whon closm^nccountH, but I voxild strongly nrtte that a creator amount of publication ho glveii to t...
THE CHARIOT OF THE SUN. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
THE C1LUII0T OF THE --SUN. ' It -was yery Icind in you to como to see tlio old man. And brought liim something to cheer up his lonely heart ? That's beautiful. A rare article I know,- without tasting. . So we'll drink the health of all' our friends. Hero's ' may they have all they wish for, and never .wish for wliat tlioy can t have, and that s tho best toast J. ever heard.' Tho old clown bustled about and procured glasses, half filled them, sipped daintily, and continued : - Don't think that I fail to appre ciate tlio gift or tlio kindness that prompted it. I do, and thank yon most heartily. But it lias touched a tender spot in memory, and — do you remember tlio lines of Sir Philip Sidney ? — 1 He cometli unto you with a talo which lioldctli children from play and the old men from the chimney corner.' That's just the way I fool now.' ' And I am at your service to hear you chat 6f old times.' ' Of course I am thinking of ever so many years ago. Remember Harry VanAlstyno? Ko? I was a...
WITH SOCK AND BUSKIN. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
WITH SOCK AND BUSKIN. ! Liddy liopns to be back in Now Zealand shortly, with something new and very good. , # * ' # Janauschok in Meg Mcrrillcs at tho Aca demy, Buffalo, doing wonders and coining monej-. ; ' ; 1 ' ?' A new edition of Shakespoaro is to bo issued shortly, edited by Henry Irving and i' rails juarsiuui. ' - ' - V ' -.*/-? »;- ' It was Madamo Patti's intention to re tire from tli'1 stago in 1888, but the date is likely to be postponed. ... ... ?? Y , / Fryer's Circus and Japaneso Village has been drawing largo crowds in Duuedin. The tents: occupy n broad stretch of ground, and the show is really novel and worth seeing. ? ?? #. ??-.... Fanny/ Davenport is doing tlio J. K. Sogers biz, and is reported a3 having, boen robbed last night (February 1) of thirty thousand dollars' worth of diamonds by tlio uiglit f clerk of.ithe hotel at . which slio is stopping. . . v, ? « ? /% ,'.-/,/ ' /Jt,7 ,. . Mr. Gerald Maxwell, a member of tlio Wilson Barratt Dramatic Company, has been pl...
The Market Rigged. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
The Market Rigged. ' Vigilant' in the Sportsman states that the betting market in connection with the V.R.C. sporting meeting is being already rigged up, and bookmakers are laying against non-starters. This is particularly the case in connection with the Derby.
THE LATEST MELBOURNE SPORTING NEWS. SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. MELBOURNE, Wednesday. An Australian Crew Invited to America. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 28 April 1887
' THE LATEST MELBOURNE SPORTING NEWS. SPECIAL TELEGRAMS. (prom our own correspondent.) ? Melbourne, Wednesday. An Australian Crow Invited to America. At a meeting of tho Victorian Rowing | Association last night n communication wa»received from the Chautauqua Lake Boat Club, Jamestown, Now York, asking the association to send a crew to tlieir Annual National Regatta for amateurs, to he held this year, 'i hey suggested that the crew should visit them after their trip to Eng land, lb was resolved to inform tho Chau tauqua Boat Club that the crew would not be sent to England this year, but that the proposal had been made, which would be discussed at an intercolonial conference, to send a crew to England in 1888, and if such crew were despatched, then if prac ticable they might visit the American In tercolonial eight.