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ANGLING. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
ANCLINC. On Boxing day. at the lake in the Botanical Gardens, Castlemaine, hundreds of English perch, weighing from ½ lb. to 1 lb., were found floating dlead. on the surface. It is not known how they were destroyed, but it is thought explosives were thrown into the lake.
GOLF NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
BY NIBLICK. NEWS AND NOTES. D.': G. Morrison, the youngest member of the well-known golfing family, is rapidly coming to the front rank. Playing in the Metropolitan club sweepstakes on Boxing day at Oakleigh, he Won both events from the scratch lilark, fin.shilng 1, up in the morning and 2 up in the afternoon. On Saturday le continued playing fine golf, doing rounds of 6i and 77. Although put back on to the plus 2 mark, he just failed in the stroke com petition, scoring 76 (+2)-78 to P. J. W. Danby's 86 (9)-77. In the Bogey event Morrison wor with a score oi'2 up.' C. R. Kirkby was successful in the Royal 3el bourne club's two day's Bogey competition for the F'inlay trophy with a total of. 2 down. He received a handicap of 1 stroke. N. W. Cave, handicap 18, led the field on the first day with a score, of 2 up, but 4 down the second day gave hinm second position with 2 down.
CONTINENTAL MOTOR CYCLE CONTEST. MELBOURNE TO SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
CONTINENTAL MOTOR SYCLE CONTEST. MELBOURNE TO SYDNEY. The Continental motor cycle reliability trial between Sydney and Melbourne commenced on Monday. These trials have now reached their fifth year. Previous to this year they were con ducted by the Melbourne and Sydney motor cycle clubs, but on this occasion they are controlled. by the Continental Rubber Co. Ltd., under .the auspices of the motor cycle. clubs of the two States. The movement has earned marked popu larity, and the efforts of the clubs to interest motor cyclists in the sport have been gratifyingly rewarded. At the commencement the fields did not exceed 20 or 30 competitors, but this year there were no fewer than 80 entrants and 64 starters. These were sent away on their journey to Melbourne from the Sydney G.P.O. The con test extends over four days, and a large number of Melbourne and Sydney competitors are taking part. Monday's run was from the New South Wales capital to Goulburn, a distance of 1293 miles, and on Tuesd...
COMPULSORY PRE-COOLING OF FRUIT. WHY THE GROWERS OBJECT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
COMPULSORY PRE-OOLINC OF FRUIT. WHY THE GROWERS OBJECT. faving proved beyond dispute its in capacity in connection 'with expesmental farms, the Department of Agriculture ap pears to feel justified in showing the fruit grower how to export his product. Before the control &lt;of the latter busiieas passes into the hands of the so-called experfi, it would be as well to recall to the recollec tion of the public prior instances in i-hidh the Depa?tment of Agriculture has dis tinguished itselfin connection with thie ex port of fruit. "GULF OF BOTHNIA" FIASCO. In the days when a Government bonus was paid to encourage the planting of or chards, growers admittedly knew little about the 2narketing of their fruit over seas, and the departmental .experts knew nothing- at all. It was recognised by the more intelligent growers that steps should be taken to find .some outlets in foreign lands for such fruits as 'would keep sound for.a considerable period 'in a relatively low ,teriperature....
CYCLING CYCLING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
CYCLING NOTES. BY TANGENT. The first of a series of track meetings arranged by . the Inter-Club Cycling Asso ciation will be held at North Melbourne on Saturday, 10th January. The principal attrac tion. will be. a one-hour race, which is open to teams' of three riders. As lap money will be provided interest in this event should be ?us-s tained from start to finish.' A one mile open handicap and a number of club races will also be decided. Entries for the open events close next Saturday. - The teninile scratch bicycle race at Latrobe (Tasmania) cycling sports was won by W. Erskine (N.S.W.), E.' A. Priestley (N.S.W.) being second, J. Gascoyne (V.) third and .11. Woof (N.S.W.) fourth. A. E. Parkinson (N.S.W.) and E. A. Priestly (N.S.W.) finished third and fourth respectively in the Latrobe Wheel Race. The twenty-four hours cycling: teams' race, held on the Sydney sports ground ons Saturday, resulted:--G. H. HIIorder and J. T. Summers, 1; P. B. Henry and A. L. Crook, 2; A. V. Brown and ...
ADELAIDE TO MELBOURNE. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
ADELAIDE TO MELBOURNE. The repies?ntatives of the INfotor OCylc Club of South Australia in; the reliability trial from Adelaide to Melbourne 'arrived- at 3allarat at. 6,6. p.m.. Thursday. , They took their departure from. the G.P.O., Adelaide, on' Monday last, at '9 a.m., at w'hich 'hour the thermometer registered 106 degrees in the shade. Cooler wea ther was, however, experienced by the . competitors when: they got' away from the Soith' Austialian capital. The first stage of the journey was..a non-stop rnm to Wellington, a distance of 71 miles: The next stage to 3feningie, "28 niiles, brought .the vyclists to Coorong. -'This was safely .negotiated on Tuesday, on which day Kingston was also reached. At this point, Mr. Jacobs, an Adelaide newspaper reporter, .was left behind owing to his supply of petrol runninig short.. On Wednesday the competitors had -a .run from Kingston to Casterton, a distance of
AVIATION. AVIATION IN AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
&VIATIONi N AUSSTPAlf A. ir. A.. W. Jones m?ade several succeseful aero? plane flights at Cheltenham Park racecourse, Addhi ]aide, on 27thfll ult. The first flight was for abiut four miles at a height of 1000 feet. and the next for ten miles at 2500 feet, iTe wind was rather gusty, but the nmachline bohavedl well. The Go vernor, Sir Day Bosanquet, iwho was present, was greatly interested in the aeroplane, the mechanism of which was explained to him' by Mr. Jones.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
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SINGULAR TURF CHARACTERS. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
StifCULAR TURF ;CHiARAuCTO1S :. The turf has ever attracted to itself the strangest cdhacterats of their geneation. That many-sided .institution, iwhose devo tees include kings and coaters, dukes and lustmen,. has been upheld by all sorts., and conditions of. sportsmen, from .the stately Lord George Bentinek to the -villainoud Lichterald, from a 'Prime Minister to .i prince of poisoners like the infamous Dr. William Palmer. All, as the saying is, .are level ,ou the turf and under it, and the Derby has fallen to :a horse belonging to a. prize ,fighter as well as to the equine .re prweentative -of a reigning monarch. The turf (says a writer in the London "Sport ang and Dramatic News") lhas .never been a respecter of persons. It has welcomed all classes of soeiety,..all types .of. humanity, and some of the most eccentric eharacters of the day have endeavored to na;ke their fortunes by ,aid of the varying speed of :the mighty British thoroughbred. Lord -Gler mont, who won the .Derby fiv...
NOTES FROM THE TRACKS. FLEMINGTON. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
'TES TRU THE THAfILt. av' .oURit E CO·RPOMDBMS. ,FLEMINGTON. J. Krillorn has returned from S?ycdey-and rode work this m6rning. It: is rumoied'he w\ill -ride Lodh Amnos in the Bagot Han-! iPiastre is eslaected to come to hanid next' week.. Kdilspindie is at work again after, a smell. Tuesday. morning was hot .and close, but' there vas a fair ,amount ,?of ,work done. Mounodia disposed of a mile and a .liulong in :2.. Loch Amos :got a mile and -a quarter in 2.18A; while kAtora ran the last mine .fAr-; longs of ten in 2.12 .easily. lin. Sauce was responsible for a mile in 1.53, Kurrakai ,and- Bowmore sprinted .six? fiurlongs in J125, .and Crtitis .and Adorn ai furloang less in 3.9j. 'Half miles were run as follow:--Reldas aind Barfleur (54 sec.), :Malvaceous (51 see.), Dohi Solvo and Gold Garde (521 sec.) ,Bill Taft and Savandh .(53 sece), M.fa Gosse .(51i sec.), Silver Bullet :(53 sec.), Bal .Blai. (21. sec.), and .Jeedeiite (54 sec.). ,Pouter disposed .of seven furlongs .in 1.40.. A m...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
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TURF NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
TWT1 VOTE,. Racing at Mcntone this afternoon. Yarra Glen Handicap on Wednesday was won by Boulogne. Pouter won the Terang Cup and Handi cap on New Year's day. At Hanging Rock, the Cup on New Year's day was won by Harlech. - R. Lewis has -won two Western Austra lian Deribys on Benbow and Radnor. C. Hairi on rode three thiirds and one. second in consecutive race ;at M:[oonee Val ley last Saturday out of five mounts. Rliding honors at Moone,e Valley last Satiurday wentr to K. Brabken, who rode two winners. Newmarket Handicap .and Audiralian Cup nominations close oii' Tuesdaiy, 6th: inst., at 6 o'clock. For foul riding on Yeneda in the Valley' Handicap K. Bracken on Saturday• was disqualified for six ,months. C'rucis and Yeneda are the latest ex amples of how a horse ,can be improved by. a single gallop. Riders of winnens at Flemington on New XYear's day were:--HL J. Morgan, ]).! Coleman, H. CCairns, F. Clarke, J. 1illorn and R. iN. Smart. Mr. Norman Falkiner bought the 2-year old Adorn...
MOONEE VALLEY RACES. Saturday, 27th December. HURDLE RACE, of 150 sovs.; second, 30; third, 20 sovs. Two miles. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
M?UR UEE VALLEY RACEtS. Saturday, 27th December. ILURDLE RACE, of 150 sovs.; second, 30; third, 20 sovs. - Two miles. J. O. ])wyer's b g M'ALPIN (Dalriada--Lock Sly), 6y., 10.0......... .....(J. Kelly) 1 'A. T. Creswick's bk m CAMPANILE, 6y., 9.3 . ......... ...... .. (J. P. Edwards) 2 BE; Manifold's RECOLLECT, a., 10.1 .. .... (P. Sweeney). 3 lTho M ajqtic Nut, 6y., 11.12 (R. Cameron); Special Mcg'anger, a.,' 11.0 (F. Moore); Jack Lon don, 5y., 11.0 (J.. O'Connell); Domus, a., 11.0 (inc. 7 lb. pen.) (A. Hawkins);' Artillery Bill, ., 09.12 (R. Koops); Powerful, 'a., 9.11 (J. "N. M'Gregor); Sonny B. (late Sunnyland), 5y., 9.0 (R. Amson); and Kobia (late Oharlie), a., 9.0 (G. YVorke), also started. Betting: 3 to 1 against Jack London,' 4 to i Domus, 0. to 1 each. M'ALPIN and The Majestic Nut, 7 .to 1 Powerful, 10 to 1 each Campanile and Special Messenger, 15 to 1 'Artillery Bill. Won by four lengths,'two lengths between ,second and third. "Powerful was fourth, )omnus fifth, Jack Londo...
IRVING'S WAY. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
. IR. VING'S WAY. A delightful e1io "of Siir Henry ' IZing's amiability- comes from a"book entitled "Ii. Castle and Court-House."' An admirer of the great actor had begged an autoglaphed photograph.- Irving began writing across it, "To my very dear friend;" then..he paused and asked in the charming manner which all friends of- Irving-recall with- a -tender. sigh- "What name did you eay?"
A USEFUL LOAN. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
A USEFUL LOAN. They were discussing Brown, his charming man. ners, and his lack 'of -moml responsibility iii all matters connected with money. ""He mehhs to be hlinest as. the sun," said one of: his -friends, "but he doesn't make much headwayj paying his debts." "IHe ought not to have any debts,"' said another man. ."He ought to have what. my boy. in college wrote me for the othei day-'Kaithleeli Mavour neen' loans." "What are they?" asked one of- the party. "A 'Kathleen favournecn' lodan 'may be 'for years and it may be-for ever;' " said the father.
CLASSIFICATION OF VICTORIAN LADY PLAYERS. ORDER OF MERIT LIST FOR 1913. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
COLASSIFICATION OF VIOTOR1AN LADY PLAYERS. ORDER OF MERIT LIST FOR. 1913. The unofficial classification list of Victorian lady players includes 33 of. the competitors that distinguished themnelves at the metropolitan tour naments and in the inter-club contests for the ladies' premiership of Victoria. The order- of merit arrangement, together with the- handicap difference between each class, has been fixed as follows: Class- I. (owe 30).-Miss P. A. AStewart. Miss M. Waxman. Class II. (owe 15.4).-Miss Lorna Gyton. Class III. (owe 15.2).--:ss\4A. Watson,. ;Mrs. M'Arthur, Miss Westmoreland. Class IV. (owe 15).-Miss E. M. Browning, Miss E. le Neveui, Miss E. F. Thomas, Miss Eileen Hughes. Class V. (owe 4/6.15).--Miss M? Addison,' Miss J. W. Salter, Miss B. Pitnman, Miss M. Lyle. Class. VI. (owe 2/6.15).--Miss D. Schlesiiger, Miss E. Wilkinson, Miss B. Jackson, Miss Erica Hughes, Miss- Molesworth, Miss A. Lorimer, -Miss Swinburne; Miss Levi. Class VII. (scratch).-Miss E. Dodd, Miss A. Bra...
CAULFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
CAULF.ELD. Last week H. W. Torr added to his team a three-year-dld chestnut 'filly 'by 'Tar quin--Arise. and a four-year-old brown gel ding by Sylvan TiKng-Arise. Geo, Foulsham has :received from Sydney a threey3ear-old bay gelding bly Royal Artii !c ry--Martinique. Posilipo has not come under notice on the tracks for some days .past, and, is ,pro hably being treated to .a spell. The Welkin filly Nagara has 'resumed work again. aiinscer has again been taken in hand by N. Scobie. Bettewynd got a shaking up when he fell on Boxing day, .and has since been an nab sentee ?c rin the tracks. C. T. Godby 'has again taken Maltguard, Radiator, Lolrd T.udley. Posket and -.Cloud land in hland. They have been spelling for soame time past at Yarra Glen. The jumpers Serutiicer, Mountain Ilea thier and Camnpanile are at :present on The easy list, owing .to slight injuries received. On Thursday morning the weather was fine and pleasant, and the tracks were in capital order, but there 'was very littl...
HE ASKED FOR IT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
IE ASKED FOR IT. The. following bit of repartee must `either have cleared the air or brought on a 'atorm. Which result followed is not stated. An officer known by his friends to be a rather "close" man, has had many a passage at armnn witdh Is wife by Fvason of that very closeness. On one ,occasion a friend had the misfortunie to ertfr just as the pairt were "ending an argument touching some question .of household expenditure. The friend was just in time to hear the Ihusbanid say:-. . *M'' rlIe, ?you cannot hoodwilik me in . these matters. Do you think that I have lived .all these years for nothing?' "'I shouldn't be at all surprised," was the crisp reply.
V.R.C. NEW YEAR'S DAY MEETING. Thursday, 1st January. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
V.R:C. NEW YEAR'S DAY VMEETING. Sllhuaiday, 1st January. NEW YEA.R lliRULE RAGCE, Oi 2 sovs. cach' 1 'It., with B0,0.added:; second, '60; third, 30 sove. Two miles. J. O'Dw?tyer's br g f'M LPhIN ,(Uahiada=in- och 'S1)., }y.', 11:0 .... : .. (H. J; Morgan) 1 T. Demnpsy's 'b h JACK ~LO1:NON', y., 10.11 *.. dJ1 0to'iAill) 2 J. E. Oroxford's br oi bk ..g 'TPiJ :B1A ETIC' 6U'I, ;i., 11;2 ... .. (J. . ? MiGregor) 3 W. J. :Stewart's Special .MeB senger, ':6y,. 30.11 .......... .. :.... ... .. .. (F.. C..Moore) Q E. Featherstoie's Poomsh, 5y., :10.9 .. ................ .... (I ol)s) 0 Mirs. F. BurIl's Goldftish, iy.F,10.5 (F. Burri) 0 K. . Piere's WVidden, .., 10:1 ... -.J. Kelly) 0 F. T, IFori'et's Ccinmlonwealtb, .a.. !. .. .. - . .. .... .. . m, i rn s) 0 Betting: 4 to 1 .gain-t ? i AILPIN, :5 o 1 each Widden and Goldfish, 6 .to 1 Conmnot weclth, 7 to 3 each Jack London and Tihe Majetic ;Nut, 15 to 1 each Poonmah and Special .?f.eeelgeir. Special Messenger chowed tiheway over the first h...
UNKINDLY PUT. [Newspaper Article] — Leader — 3 January 1914
UNKINDLY? PUT. A well-known cler'gyman, called .to other duties, preachded his last sermon before the installation of his successor. The local weekly paper, in an nouncing the:,order of services gave it ai'? fol lows:- . "Sermon by the Rtev. Blank; solo and" iuartet, fHushed a-t Length."