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LEAGUE GAMES. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
LEAGUE tIAMES. At the Cafe Frsncarj the management com- ! mittee of the League met on Monday night to : consider the protest of Petersham against , Lcichhardt, when they decided the game should ] be re-played at the end of the season. ; The committee's mandate mearrs that it all . l.-nends uoon the positions of clubi in the ' competition table at the end of the season. If the difference in percentage warrants it, the game must be played, otherwise it is. useless. Which ever way it goes, the result, under the circumstances, will b: very unsatisfactory. The protest of Petershim Juniors v. Leich hardt Blue Sox, for playing jl First Grade player, was upheld. The position of the three leading clubs, upon a percentage basis, which rgnorjc tics, is : Petersham, 9 games played, S won, 1 lost, 383 : Wavcrley, 12 games played, 9 won, 3 lost, 719 : Lcichharut, 10 games played, 7 won 3 lost, 700. Of course the Pctcrsham-Leichhardt game, won by the latter, is not counted, owing to the decision o...
AUSTRALIAN RULES IN SYDNEY [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
AUSTRALIAN RULES IN SYDNEY By WARATAH. To-day's League matches carry, in two in stances, absorbing interest. The meeting of Balmain and Ncwtown at Rujhcuttern Bay Gval, in the Usht of recent performances, should be a Ereat contest. Balmain's record ia ten wins and one defeat, while Newtown have l-t-llk nuij anu uiihi. iv^DVii, iiuviii^ u^eji ?.tfVll.C difeatcd by Balmain, and once by PaJiing Balmain's defeat — a decisive one, by the wav —was Inflicted by Paddington. who on Satur day were beaten by Newtowu in a game which tested the full powers of each side. That Pad r.mRton beat Balmain almost pointless, and Newtown beat Paddington, counts for nothing, as every follower of sport will know, in es limatins the nrobable result of to-day's match. The previous match played between these i-iubs. in the second round of the compet'tion, vas of an even character in general play, Bal main winning mainly through the individual effort of Webb, whose play on that occasion was particularly brilli...
WELLINGTON CLUB'S HILL CLIMB. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
WELLINGTON CLUB'S HILL CLIMB. The Wellington Club's second competition of the season, a flying mils test, was respon sible far some good tiir.cri. It resulted as fol lows : R. Sclby (31 B.S.A.), handicap 16scc, riding time, 61 4-Ssec, 1; D. Spring (4 h.p. Bradbury), lQscc, 59sec, 2; A. Barnes (8 h.p. Lowe (31 Bradbury), 20scc, CD 3-5sec, 4; E. Hoskint: (31 Triumph), 16sec, 71r.ee, 5; J. Me Hugh (31 New Hudson), rSsec, 6. In an exhibition mile, from a flying start, Koy Sclby covered the distance in the fast time of 49sec, averaging just on 731 miles per hour, a very fine performance. The work of the har.dicappcrs, Messrs. J. Howlaml, E. Rhodes and E. Kcllehan, came in for special praise. W. Crook, astride a 21 h.p. Indian, won the 50 miles handicap road race oi the Queensland Club on Saturday. He covered the course in one hour 31 minutes. The scratch man, E. Lahey (7 Indian), was second, and established 'fastest time, 62min.
BOOTH WINS E.W.B. CUP. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
BOOTH WINS E.W.B. CUP. Jack Booth on a 33 Indian, won the 10 miles scratch race for the E.W.B. Cup, held under the auspices of .the Victorian Motor Cycle Ciub on Saturday last. G. Spivey (31 Precision) I I was second and Eric Tyler (3J Triumph) third.] The even* was for machines up \o 50U c.c.,' and two heats and a final were contested. The! heats resulted: — First, G. Spivey, 1; A. Wi:a] (31 Rudgc), 2; seconJ J. Booth. 1; Eric Tyler. 2. . | Booth also lowered the five miles world's road record, coverlnu the distance in 3min 25 3-Secc, and averaging 88 miles an hour. The1 previous figures were 3min 57sec.
COMBINED ACCELERATION TEST OFF. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
COMBINED ACCELERATION TEST OFF. A note to hand from Mr. Lcs Staples, the hon. secretary of the Canberra Club, conveys the news that the proposed combined accelera tion test with the Curr.berlandcrs is 'off.' Ac cording to Mr. Staples it is 'postponed for an indefinite oeriod.' and he adds. 'It is a great struggle to get members to attend a meeting without taking a competition into considera tion. Rather than spoil an afternoon for the Cumberlander5, the event had better be put off.' Surely the Canbcrras have not developed the tired feeling after keeping going through two strenuous years. Such appears to be the case, however. It is not the fault of Mr. Les. Staples, who has worked well. It must be dis couraging to have one's efforts thus re warded.
VICTORIAN 24-HOURS' TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
VICTORIAN 24-HOURS' TRIAL. The Victorian Club has decidtel upon the conditions for its 24-hours' reliability trial on August 11. The riders arc to be divided into four sections, and they will drive to the fol lowing set speed schedules during the trial : — Solos over 600 c.c, 28 miles per hour during the day and 22 m.p.h. during the night riding. Solos under 600 c.c, 24, and 21 m.p.h. Side cars over 600 c.c. 23 and 19 m.p.h. Side cars under 600 c.c, 19 and !7 m.p.h.. The trial will start from Melbourne at 9 p.m., and follow a route through Gcclong. Tcrang, Mort lakc, Bailarat, Maryborough, Castlcmainc, Woodcnd, and back to the starting point. Speed conlrob will be arrancc-J en route, at which riders will be timed, points being lost for late or too early arrival, at certain points along the course. Ten minutes latitude will be permitted as regards early arrival at con trols, but only one minute for lateness. The total distances to be covered during the 24-hours' run by the rispective...
J. WILSON'S RUNAWAY WIN. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
J. WILSON'S RUNAWAY WIN. J. Wilson, in winning the combined road race of the Parramatta and Centra! Cumberland Club, made a 'holy show' of the handicapper. He was allotted 7mir. 40scc in 10 miles, but could have won with a lot less. He was on the limit, and was never headed. Though Charlie Fittlcr rode a fine race from scratch, and covered the course in the fast time of 25mln 20scc. he did not have a look in, Wil jon finishing 3min in front of him. Owin; to the large number of members in camp there were only 13 starters. Nc-.vtcwn Club has a weakness of the Bun nerong course. Last week's event was over five miles, D. Hannan (1.40), riding time 13min ISscc. scoring with half a minute to spart from P. Honnon (1.40) and S. King (2min). W. Robcrtron (30scc secured fastest-time honors by covering the course in 13min 13sec. Enfield-Burwood Club, as usual, raced on the Burwood-Bankstown course over 15 miles. N. Smith (4min), riding time 46min 20scc, 1; H. Smith (4min). riding time 46min 20...
GENERAL ROTES. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
GENERAL KOTES. Mr. H. C. Morgan, secretary of the Auto mobile Club, injured one of his knees so badly a few days ago, through knocking it against a door at the club' roorns/ that he is likely to be confined to his room for some weeks. It is predicted in Melbourne that there will be a roduction in freights, probably to the ex tent of ;0 per cent, at an early date. Motor importers and buyers alike will be pleased to hear such good news. Mr. G. W. Hindson, a well-known figure in lh= Victorian trade,' is settling in this State. He t-akes control of a big motor business at Crookv.ell — a live Southern town— this week. Mr. Hir.dson is a very fine piEeon and star ling shot, and has won many such events in Victoria. The Chauffeurs and Ta:;i Drivers' Union in tends to approach the Automobile Club, tile Motor Traders' Association and tlie Aijtiy Cyclc Union and ask the governing bo-lies to join them in a deputation to the Chief Secre tary to protest against what they verm an abiurd regulation...
THE CYCLIST KRAMER DEFEATS BOB SPEARS IN A THIRD MATCH [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
THE CYCLIST KRAMER DEFEATS BOB SPEARS IN A THIRP MATCH By BEDE CARROLL, The cable informed us early In the wet'.t that Frank Kramer had defeated Bob Spe-rs, the well-known Sydney sprinter, in a mile nntch ni Newark (U.S.A.). This is the third match of the present season in which the rivals liavc met, and Kramer has two wins, and Spears one. Spears scored his win very early in the season when Kramer was not thoroughly wound up. for this wonderful rider — the greatest the world has seen, or will rrobably ever sec — necda a race or two to bring him to hio beat. Kramer possesses a great head. He ought to, after 18 continuous years' racing, two a3 an amateur and sixteen as a pro. — and Spears docs not shine as a match-race rider. Spc3rr. need not be down-hearted at his de feat. He is young, and, provided he takes care ?if himself, will yet wear Kramer's mantle, for the world's champion is 39 years of age. It must not be forgotten, however, that Bill Mar lin won an Austral from scratch wh...
MELBOURNE DOINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
MELBOURNE DOINGS. The Victorian Inter-club Association provided a 15 miles road race on Saturday, in which the long-mark men prevailed. B. E. Elliott (Coburg). with a start of /Jmin — half a minute to the mile — won from V7. Hampson (Bronze wing). 61min, and J. V. Farrar (Prahran). 4, mill, i nc luavcai nine in-'inj.a wtic uuiicacu i-y G. W Bell, who negotiated the course in the good time of 37min 23scc. The Northern Suburbs amateurs ran a 10 milc3 handicap, in v;hich the placings were: C. J. Gunston 1, J. Phillips 2, J. Evans 3. In the sprint home Gunston scored by a length. Joe Megson, although still an inmate of St. Hilda private honnital, is recovering, and will probably leave the institution in a week or so.
ENCOURAGEMENT FOR JUNIORS. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
ENCOURAGEMENT FOR JUNIORS. Every week the youths are receiving fresh en couragement to throw in their lot with the clubs. J. Wilson, who won the 10 miles com bined race of the Ashfield and Cumberland clubs, is only a youth, and has won two races in two montns irom me nmii. rie was a member of the defunct Summer Hill Junior Club. As E. Sells, a youth of 171 years, won three races on successive Saturdays during the past month, the juniors are doing remarkably well in open company. If they join the clubs in large enough numbers they will have special races for themselves, as well as the racing with the seniors.
CYCLISTS' UNION NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
CYCLISTS' UNION NOTES. The Cyclists' Union is for the first time on record to have racing for its members at the Eight-hour Night Carnival nt the end of Octo brr. Mr. Thco. O'llalloran. the honorary sec retary, states that there will be two handicaps— n half mile and a one mile. C. M. Cutcliffe, one ol the best amateur road riders the State has produced, and a great track rider as well, who is r.o-it located at Kemrsev driving a car, is in Sydney on a week's holiday. 'Cutty' looks well, and asked If he ever threw his legs across a wheel nowadays, he replied : '1 had a ride a little while ago, and was stiff for a month after.' Stanley Eurtinshaw, the Australasian amateur champion, swims at the Domain Baths daily. His closest friends are wondering if he is train ing for the swimming championship next sea son, and intends to give up the wheel for the water.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
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THERE'S A SOVEREIGN WAITING AT THE ARROW OFFICE FOR SOMEONE IN THIS SNAPSHOTTED GROUP. LAST WEEK'S WINNER OF THE SOVEREIGN :—PTE. W. ABBOTT, STH FIELD AMBULANCE, 14 SIR JOHN YOUNG CRESCENT, LOWER DOMAIN, CITY. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
THERE'S A SOVEREIGN WAITING AT THE ARROW OFFICE FOR SOMEONE IN THIS SNAPSHOTTED GROUP. . LAST WEEK'S WINNER OF THE SOVEREIGN :— PTE. W. ABBOTT, STH FIELD AMBULANCE, 14 SIR JOHN YOUNG CRESCENT, LOWER DOMAIN, CITY. /»- ? ? ^ ??....? ?? ..... THE FIRST PERSON WHO-PRESENTS HIMSELF AT THE ARROW OFFICE, 136-138- CASTLEREAGH-STREET, AND IS 'IDENTIFIED- AS-OME OF~THE GROUP, WILL BE PAID ONE SQVEREIGN. THE EDITORS -DECISION IS FINAL; IDENTIFICATION ENTRUSTED TO A MEMBER .OJR'TJIE-ARRO.W STAFF. -
THE RIFLE THE "HUMAN MACHINE-GUN": HARTS NEW RECORP [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
THE RIFLE THE 'HUMAN MACHINE-GUN'; HARTS NEW RECORD By RANGE-FINDER. In a letter to the president of the N.R-A.. Major S. P. Good«ll, writing from Some where in France, reports 'all well.' It turns out that Major Goodsell's decoration is the French Croix de Guerre, not the Cross of the Legion of Honor, as was at first supposed. The amount collected by the N.R.A. for the nine --iud s Battalion fund now totals 101/iv/, the latest contributions being: — Yorkshire So ciety £5/5/, Narooma IS/, Anson R.C. (Norfolk Island) £8, Catherine Hill Bay (third instal ment) £1/5/, Penrose (2nd instalment), 13/. Sgt-Major Hart, of the Randwick School of Musketry, put up a new rapid-fire record on Monday— 56 shots in 60 seconds. It was a re markable performance, and is said to be ahead of the world's previous best. Of course, in a test of this kind there is no pretence of aim ing and sighting. The rifle is set in a rest, and the object of the operator is to see how., fast the loading and firing mecha...
SMALL-BORE NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
SMALL-BORE NOTES. Miniature shooting continues to Doom amongst the various branches of the Railway and Tramway service, and it is likely that a central Association to control the movement will presently be established. In Commissioner E. Milne, himself a good shot, and for many years an active worker on behalf of rifle shoot ing, tne ruiemen ot tne amea services nirea a staunch friend, and under his patronage the movement is sure to flourish. Dowling-street Depot Club has a new three targets' range in course of construction, and Mr. Milne, who is president of the Railway and Tramway Reserves' Rifle Clubs' Union, will preside at the official opening which will be held at an early date. The Dowling-street men intend to make the opening the occasion of a social gathering. First shots on the new range were fired on Monday evening, when Dowling-street sent down two teams against visitors from Ultimo, Fort Macquarie, and the Railway Institute. As could only be expected, the home teams wen...
TO-DAY'S FIXTURES. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
TO-DAY'S FIXTURES A«ociated Warehousemen Newtown Bclmore North Sj&mj BalraaJn Prrsx Concord Rochdale Cockatoo Dociyini Jfcjristnir-Caieral'f Dept. Drumlnoyne Randwick EaMtm Submits Hailwjys Oort. Printing Office Iloval Sydney Golf Club Hunttr'» Ilill Sydney Legion of Frontiersmen Works Department Lands Department Water Board Lane Cove Wavcrlcy Metropolitan Yaralla Slaroubra YorlAirc Society i MarrickviHe.
CRICKET By NOT OUT. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
CRICKET By NOT OUT. Mr. Frank Iredale has issued invitations to the annual meeting of the N.S.W. Cricket Association for Monday next. The clubs are all making preparations for the coming season, though their ranks are further depleted by the call from the trenches in France. The latest casualty list includes, in addition to Charles Kellcway, the names ot two Sydney cricketers wounded in France. One is H. M. de Burgh, of the University Club, and tile other! W. H. Prior, of Gordon, bc.li lieutenants. Thci former. is in a British Regiment, but the latter is with the men of Anzac. May their wounds heal lightly for them. The Middle Harbor Club in its annual report mentions that no fewer than 57 members are on active service. Wonderful record lor one club with a comparatively small membership; roll. Middle Harbor may not be one of tl.c! top teams with bat and ball, bat lor producing, fighting men for the nation it appears to tal:o| a glorious first among the Sydney clubs, and! that means,...
LAWN TENNIS GOSSIP OF THE PLAYERS AND THE COURTS [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 29 July 1916
LAWN TENNIS GOSSIP OF THE PLAYERS AND THE COURTS By TAURUS. The honors' list of N.S. Wales affiliated players at the front now includes over 600 names, and if unamliatcd men be reckoned, over a bat talion have already enlisted. Seven have gone from the Mudgce Club, Including the hon. sec, Mr. A. K. Rodgers. Th* Oliri»n*l:ind A^^oriatinn i«i hnldin? its annual tournament and country championships earlier this year, and they will take place on ?nd from August 12 to 19. Wagga's Club's 27th annual tournament will be held on August 4, 5, and 7. entries closing on the 1st. The genial Mick Raleigh, a well known local supporter of the game, is donating a five-guinea trophy for the ladies' handicap. Tournament proceeds are to be devoted to the patriotic funds. The tariff for the Double Bay courts has teen revived, and a court can now be obtained by any four friends who do not happen to be numbers of the Association for an inclusive fee of 10/ on Saturdays, and a reduction of 25 per cent, on ...