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ATHLETICS [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
ATHLETICS By ARGUS. As the N.S.W. Amateur Athletic Association has decreed that no State championships shall be decided during the war, this afternoon j race at Randwick Racecourse has been styled | the Metropolitan cross-country Onampion iship. It is a distinction with no real differ ence— in the amateur athletic world of this State all the clubs are centred in Sydney and suburbs, ami ».ine-tenths of the competitors reside in the metropolitan area, too. Thus, although to-day's race is dubbed the | first Metropolitan C.C.C. it may be discussed , as if it were the 26th annual C.C.C. of N.S.W. Some little time back it looked as if the race | would be of special interest, as at least one ; military team was announced to compete , therein', but seemingly all attempts by the A.A.A. to cater for the military men are doomed to almost complete failure. To-day there will be no military team in action, and with but one club entered for the teams' race, : affairs pointed in the direction of at...
PROFESSIONAL ATHLETICS [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
PROFESSIONAL ATHLETICS The race between the Misses Bessie Grande mange, of Masco-., and Hazel Meers, of Mud gee, lar.: Saturday for the women's 100-yards championship of N.S.W., provided a rare race, and a world's record. Those who knew the speed capacity of the sixteen-year-old girl from Mascot did not give Miss Mecrs much of a a mighty close race. Howevet, it is probable that the challenger tired herself a good deal by her breaks over, especially as on one occasion she went the full course at top speed, not hearing the recall. Miss Btssie is very fast off the mark, but the starter evidently thought she beat the gun, and declared it 'no start.' Miss Meers took her defeat, and loss of toe title, in fine sporting spirit. That the winner was through the worsted in llisecs, which beats what is gener ally supposed to be the world's record by Jsec, does not surprise me in the least, for all the conditions were favorable except that the track v.'as dead. At the annual meeting of the N.S.W...
CLARENCE RIVER RACING CARNIVAL CLOSED SOUTH GRAFTON J.C. ANNUAL MEETING. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
CLARENCE RIVER RACING CARNIVAL CLOSED SOUTH GRAFTON J.C. ANNUAL MEETING. By THE SCOUT. The racing carnival of Clarence River District, which opened with the annual meeting of the Clarence River Jockey Club on July 19, con cluded on Wednesday and Thursday of this week, with the annual meeting of the South Grafton Jockey Club, when weather conditions were favorable. | Opening Handicap on the first day from Lord j Fisher and five others, and started a G to 4 j favorite. White Grain (Rice — Clarice), won the Club Handicap by half a length from a C to 4 favorite in Voluntaire, with Pos third. Other winners on the opening day were Sir Knightlight (by Knightlight) in the Juvenile Handicap, Tarvine (Taree — Nada) in the Wel ter, Miss Fame in the Novice Handicap, and Timber Queen the McKittricl: Handicap. Tikumbi, by imported Nobleman from Phroso, who was a good winner in 14.2 com pany on the courses of the Associated Racing Clubs in the metropolitan area, carried 7.8 to the front in the Fly...
FOULSHAM'S EPSOM STRING WELL REPRESENTED. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
FOULSHAM'S EPSOM STRING WELL REPRESENTED. The chances are I. Foulsham't string get more Press notices than any other three strings at Randwick, but I suppose I. Foulsham has become so uied to it now that he doesn't mind. However, this is the 'curse' of having good horses in your stable. Foulsham has eight representatives in the Epsom, they being: rt 1b (t IS Woorak ? 10 t Coli:jo ? 7 3 Kin«r»bijrrh ? S 10 i:j'rn ? r- 12 Virf. IMncipIe . . .. « « licit' ? IE -vdlan ? TO Owrt Jntrr ? 6 11 I suppose about two will run, perhaps Woo* rak and Sydian. who, by the way looks very well. Kingsburgh also looks in tip-top order and will run a good race the next time he sports silk. He appears to have quite got over his trouble of last Spring. Ancther trainer with a large team in the Epsom is F. McGrath, who also has eight, but included in the list is Welkin Queen, who is to start on a spell almost immediately. As it may be of interest, his representatives in the Epsom are appended: 5; lb it Ib S...
No title [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
C. W. Wright ranks as one of the most for midable doubles players the Commonwealth has produced. It is a treat to see him volleying at the net, no shot being absent from his reper tory, his strokes being all clean and hard. With Dr. Sharp he won the doubles championship for three years, and his subsequent partner ship with A. B. Jones has been equally pro lific of successes. Just now he is partnered with W. A. Clark in the Sydney Club premier ship doubles. Gore Wright is equally popu lar off the court as on it
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
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LEAGUE IN COURT CASE. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
LEAGUE IN COURT CASE. Next week, at the Tamworth District Court, the dispute between the League of Wheelmen and the local Caledonian Society in regard to the payment of prize-money will be decided. The case is arousing a lot of interest. It appears that one set of handicaps was issued, ^,,ri «:-.. T.f-nrnr recretarv. who did them — tho handicapper being out of town 'at'th£'tirtieu— subsequently discovered that lie had rnade: a mistake in regard to the marks of certain riders. He amended his original handicaps, but it is allcccd :h:.: the promoters took no notice and allowed the men to start from the ina.-ka' at first allotted. The League Council then ruled thr.t the prize-winners should not eolbet and awarded the races to the riders finishing second. The money has not been paid over, ant! next v/cek's Court case will EcUic its destination. Acc'ordiiii,' to the Lcasue secretary, 'the existence of the League is to be contested.' Several Sydney solicitors have been engaged on behalf of...
EXPLOSIVE GOLF BALL. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
EXPLOSIVE GOLF BALL. I had the queer experience of a young golfing friend recalled to me t'.ic other day (writes a Manchester scribe) when I read in a Mon treal paper the pjrticulars of a singular liti gation which had taken place over a golf ball. Sonu years ago a ball was placed upon the market, one of the virtues of which was some linuirl rh(»miral mnttrr rpntricallv located with in rubber binding. It was declared to be a very good article. However, when the husk be came damaged and unserviceable, a favorite process with inquisitive golfers was to examine the internal construction, and not everybody was successful in dodging the liquid as it squirted fiom the incision. In the first case in point, the episode happened at Carnoustie, and ended in the Huid matter exuding on to the investigator's cheek; fortunately, it missed his eyes, thtugh it gave him a fright. In the instance recorded in the Montreal paper, the examiner had not been so lucky. Here, however, arr the facts: — NEWAR...
SPORT STORIES TERRY KELLAR AND THE BANDIT. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
j SPORT STORIES j -a ? 1 1 ? ? ? ? ....... . , ? ?. ? » TERRY KELLAR AND THE BANDIT. Terry Kellar, the heavyweight pugilist we know in Australia, was robbed of a gold watch and 10 dollars by a bandit who boarded a Union Pacific passenger train near Hanna, Wyoming, some little time back, so the re port goes. Bletzer and Kellar were on their way lo Ogdcn. Utah., where Kcllar was scheduled to fight Jack Dcmpsey. Ogden is Kellar s home town, and he was looking forward eagerly to his return, having visions of a welcome that would do hi3 heart good. The preliminary welcome accorded him at Hanna was some what disconcerting. Bletzer was lucky. He not only escaped being held up,' but while all the trouble was going on he slept the sleep of a tired man. Bletzer and Kellar were seated in the obser vation car discussing things in general. Blet zcr's eyelids became droopy. He said good night to his protege and went to his berth. As the train passed Hanna the bandit ap peared at the door of the o...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
TIVOLI THEATRE ?CoTernlnj Director ? 11UGII D. McIXTOSH. SYDNEY, MELBOURNE, BRISBANE, ADELAIDE it Sydney HORACE GOLSIIN, Royal Russian Illusionist And an Admirable Companv that Include* FLOYD MACK ai;,l .MADKM.i:, OSKOMOS, JUMV FLETCHER, JOOItTON »nd UAJtL. JtAIlY DOI1H. and ALLbTAlt U-M:'AM. MELBOURNE TIVOLI CARDO and NOLL KELLY ami KERN, LOUS LONDON. C;..VKKNirK WtMll'R, DAN' AlIDAli.N'. VAXDLNOKT mil LOUIE, K1:.NNEDV anil LEIOHTON, O'DOSNIXI, and IU.AII!, JACK and KOitlS, UllACE HANSEN, KOSE nKMlY, EVELY.N IVSSIN'I it.UM. t The Mclnlojh Circuit Mandi for hisa-cl.i.s VaudrWllc in Au«ra!.is;a, a:id the ydntoici supremacy d unquestioned.
MELBOURNE MOVIES [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
MELBOURNE MOVIES The Cheat, especial!-/ written for Fanny Ward by Hector Turr.bull. the Lasky aiithor; and My Lady Incoj, lc:-.u:ing Hazel Dawn, are the two-star features at present drawing crowded houses to the K.ra.-r.c;_nt Theatres. In The Cheat. Fanny Ward's portrayal o! the wife. Jack Dean as the huLbmi:, and Sc:ue Havaltriwn — the finest Tnnnne.sr artor in Amer ica — as Tori, the brutal curio-collector, could not be better. As an example of the pro ducer's art, The Cheat is a triumph for Director Cecil B. De Mille. Selig's r reduction of The Ne'er-do-WelL showing at West's, is as fine a film as The Spoilers; and the same company, headed by Kathlyn Williams and Wheeler Oakrr.an is re-' sponsible for the playing of the drama. Rex Beach's stories are deservedly popular, consequently the film adaptation of this one is being extensively patronised by the Mel bourne public. The 'exteriors' come from Panama, whither the company resorted for a number of weekf. Much of the action takes...
TRAINING RANDWICK. Thursday. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
TRAINING By The Arrow Soeclals. RANDWICK. Thursday. Scverkl taking gallops were done on the 'magpie' grass track this morning. Taunter ran a circle in 2.10, getting over the last mile in 1.49]. San Thome easily ran six furlong? in 1.22, and Coat o' Mail went takingly over a furlong further distance. Nombi did steady work, locking veil. L-ngle spurted nicely, i whilo I.or-! Displace mi SunKkc put six fur longn past in l.ZC. A slcady round was run by Cinzom, Tony .-ml Two Clues. Wallace put in a Mrcng lound. not extended. Ready i Aye Ready and another moved freely over ;ix ' furlong*, a distance Gloucester Ca3tlc beat Thrace ovrr in 1.20. Pctalstcr v/aj not at 'tin top. art! Comcdi.-i went steadily over a circle. ! Merimee ran se--cr. furlongs in 1.43 comfort- , ably. Caf.ou did half pace work, with a brush I Lady Minnie placed a mile and a furlong to ! her cridit in 2.0, one of the fastest gallops of I the morning. Rouen went well over six fur- : loncs. Plenty and another did steady ...
TURF GOSSIP [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
TURF GOSSIP ? ^_ By THE SCOUT. Canterbury Park Cup meeting this afternoon; While Northern District racegoers will be catered for by .the Ceasnock Jockey Club. ' Victorian racegoers will take their sport at Moonee Valley; And South Australian Tattersall's Club will provide the sport in Adelaide. A start will be made at Canterbury Park this j afternoon at 1.55 p.m., and the last race run at 4.45 p.m. The Wyong Park Racing Club has issued a; programme for Aujust 8. Entries close with; the secretary, Mr. Edwin Woodbury, at 4 p.m.! on Wednesday next, August 2. I Little Jack (7.10) might be one of those witti j a good chance in the 14.1 Handicap at the | Richmond pony meeting on Monday. | A. Oliver, the well-known New Zealand ' horseman, who recently underwent an opera- 1 .tion in a private hospital, is making a aatisfac- | tory recovery. He hopes to be riding at Ric- 1 carton this month. ; Patrons of next Monday's meeting of the! Richmond Pony Club will be able to leave; Sydney by rail a...
AT SYDNEY SHOWS THEATRICAL TIT-BITS [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
[?] THEATRICAL TIT-BITS Goldin E.ti!l filling the Tivoli. And emptying the tiger's cage as easily as a thirsty soul empties a tumbler. The Belle of New York will be with us again to-night, and remains at Her Majcsty's for a week. The Boomerang is well on the wins a* 'he Criterion, and scoring hits every night. Two new Goldin illusions at the Tivoli to day. One is the Haunted Wardrobe, and the other the r.reat viviscciion act in which the wizard dismembers a lady, limb by limb, and then throws her together again. The Strollers continue breezily at the Palace, and announce a big change of programme for next Saturday. Norton and Earl and Jimmy Fletcher will return to the Sydney Tivoli to-day. Opening at this afternoon':-, matinee at the Sydney Tivoli arc Floyd Mack and Mabelle and Os Ko Men. Both turns have had a capital reception in Melbourne, where they opened three weeks ago. The lady of the pair has an extensive and costly wardrobe, and is regarded as one of the finest dressed wome...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
FIRST ROUND CITY CUP COMPETITION SOUTH SYDNEY v GLEBE, SYDNEY CRICKET GROUND. BALMAIN V EASTERN SUBURBS. AGRICULTURAL GROUND. WESTERN SUBURBS v NORTH SYDNEY, WENTWORTH. PARiC. NEWTOWN v ANNANDALE, ERSKINEVILLB OVAL. AN EARLY MATCH ON EACH GROUND. ADMISSION, od; STANDS, 6d EXTRA- - H. R. MILLER, Secretary.
SCREEN SNAPSHOTS [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
SCREEN SNAPSHOTS The Shopwalker, Charlie's first production with Mutual, open, at the Lyceum and Crys tal Palace on Monday. In Chaplin's support arc pretty Edna Pur viancc and bin Eric Campbell. In his hard fight against work the little comedian blows into a big department slore, and after creating considerable havoc among the goods, has a little scrap with the csculator, which lands him in the manager's office. It appears that manager and shopwalker are a pair of crooks, who conspire to relieve the firm o£ some of its surplus cash. They learn that the detectives arc on the trail, and decide to split even and get away. The shopwalker, avaricious fellow, is not satisfied with his share, and forthwith taps the manager on the head with a drawer, grabs the cash, and rushes out of the office. It is here that he gets the shock of his life, for there, opposite, i_ his living; double. Charles also shows incredulity, and after ascertaining by novel methods that he is not looking in a mirror,...
STEELE RUDD AS A CREATOR. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
STEELE RUDD AS A CREATOR. People are fond of telling us that there is no such thing as Australian types, yet A. H. Davis (Steele Rudd) has for ever given that idea the lie. He has created many types, and everyone of them as redolent of the Australian bush as Dickens' characters are of old London. Take, for instance, Dad, lord and master of the Rudd family, in On Our Selection. How many men, or women, for that matter, have said to themselves, 'He might be our own old man !' His irascibility, when things don't go quit** ^is own *vnv. his ni?hmHednc*n. 'nis i NEW ARTISTS FOR THE TIVOLI CIRCUIT. At Back' Dan Ahearn Fern (K. and F.). Clarence Wilbur. In Front: Kelly (K. and F.), ' ' l,ouls London. ? — — ==_ [?] shrewdness, his genuine kindheartedness, and his courage, are as real as the same charac teristics in the fathers who begat us. Anyone who has lived on a farm Has seen scores of Daves and Joes. In Duncan McClure and The Poor Parson the author has brought up an entirely new set of ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
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MOTHER'S FAVORITE COUGH CURE [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
MOTHER'S FAVORITE COUGH CURE The favorite remedy of thousands of New Zealand mothers for cougha, colds, croup, bron- i chitla, er.d other chest and throat troubles is i that which they make up themselves by ucuins I Hi-AN'S ESSiiNCii to water and swectenme j in accordance with the simple directions sent out with etch bottle. So thoroughly reliable | i_ this mi::ture that it is now used in the vubt i majority ? of homes in New Zealand and Aus- 1 trulia. Wnilc rctir.g in the spceditst por.ible i manner for soothing snr= throats, loosening phlegm, and allaying distressing coughs, it haa ine added advantages of being tree trom all habit-forming drugs and of Deing very econo mical. A bottlc-of HEAN'S ESSENCE costing 2/ will make up a pint of readyt-o-use mixture, as much as you can get of ordinary remedies for 12/. The isaving ot ten shillings thus elicc ted has proved a veritable blessing to many poor parents whose children would have had to go with neglected colds and all the evil poss...