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BASEBALL ASSOCIATION DOINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
BASEBALL By SHORT STOP. ASSOCIATION DOINGS. I Readers of The Arrow have beer, asking for 1 publication of the competition tables, in order | to sec exactly who are serious contenders for ; the honors The tables are now furnished, but I only after a lot of trouble. Club secretaries | ;ire very dilatory in notifying the authorities of | rtsults. : Play was impossible last Saturday, and it | speaks volumes for their enthusiasm th.it quite u number of teams put in an appearance at the various grounds 5t. Elmo and St. Clement's, who were to clash at 'Varsity Oval, were fully represented and every plaver looked disap pointed when the long-anticipated clash was impracticable. Last Saturday's fixtures airop'.y lapse, as they c-nnol be tabled for another occasion. Beiley were disappointed, «s they fully expected to he the first nine to haul University off their pedestal. Wi:h two s3rr.es to complete the second round, there is little possibility of the position f.f the leadins district teams ...
ASSOCIATION DISTRICT DIVISION. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
ASSOCIATION IllsTllHT IIH'I5K-X. l.iiiv.r-iiv ? I'l I ' .i'.W PcieMhaui ? ,- I ' .7^- P.dillnjton ? 7 ' 4 .C!8 IIKI.T ? -l ' ?'. .545 llunvoeil '..-.. .... .. ..I -- ' .3SX Alt Hjint-' ? .. :i i' n .STi C«nl«i .'.' '.'.'..'..''.'.' !! S. u 'J .1SI I ?ASWVIA'nOK A UIVISK/.V. I I'. Won. Loft. Per etint. I St. !'«;«.. ........ HI. V I .000 -\. Klini ? ........ 0 T i .7TT I St. l.lenirht'-. ........ Hi' T :l .700 I Ulil«!r!i IKll Consnitra'.lnnl l- S I .553 I l'ctonvi.im II. .. ...... 11 3 il .233 Ail Will-' If. : ? » ? I s .111 Univel'lt.- II ? M 1 !? .Htfl Ainon^l Midi n crlrbntrd lot of saint; IV-UrJnui a.-..J ?Vaisltv »!«-fnd trams loot, cut of their clement. _— — — _— *— I
NATIONAL LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
NATIONAL LEAGUE. The debates.' meeting at the Cafe Francais -, decided that the recommendation of the man- ; tgement committee regarding a rc-play should j not be upheld. The game must be credited to i Lcichhardt. j Petersham, very dissatisfied with the decision ] have appealed to the board of directors against i the finding of the delegates. Their letter con- \ tains a clause which did not please the meet- j ing of the board, and was referred back for , elimination before it could br. conuidercd; ! The League has one of the most difficult I baseball problems to solve, and will need to ' use every care and though if they do not ] wish to retard their increasing support. What- I ever decision they arrive at will be unsatisfac- j tory to someone, but it is to the came they | must look, and not to benefiting any particular club. That baseball is slowly 'becoming popular in victoria is ? evidenced from the fact that, at the last mettlns of the Victorian Baseball Union, the bon. oecreury...
N.S.W. TROTTING CLUB RACES SATURDAY, AUGUST 5. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
N.S.W. TROTTING CLUB | RACES ! ? i SATURDAY, AUGUST 5. TRIAL HANDICAP— 1 mile 1 furlonj. UlladulU (late Jimmy), l^irl'i Court 4,«c ncr Huth Iloy 4re-' Flonlnston lie: hhd MarUcit.- One ' lilind Udy :Vc Lumra ae.- I Hue 0t-x Woodnut tsec Arundtl KcUl- (Ia:e Rcc'« Kunliaum UI jjee , Mly) SlfC My FliKy c*eu | COxcJy Cliitf CMC Millie's Bobile Ostc ! Udy.Ojk 2iec l.«rd Denver tiie. Don Klmo 3*cc A!«monte Uiiu 1 Harry IWly ::.cc Kittle Uelrntm (? c ! Mcndaribba (U'.e Valwlor) liravo 7sec . see. lten'j r:ck 7s!f : Cay Ijdulc ^ix *olar l-!exu- T-f: I Selfwood bee Cliid 7kc | Pcrlups 3stv; l«rd 1-Uliton llatc o,t-r- ; VI Prime Ssec ley M. (\ic.i ti.. Udy Mi= 4-cv M.rall Kln« tsc- . ? l.tdy Alplu lite Tan;o Mail .««-: : Crystal C'hrc We Mehinney lfcl]» f« c i Derby Iliiibcm ?!:«-: Prlnw Wood fwc j r.I.KCK UANOICM'— 12 luile. i Murray lir Piacu (lite l.orvjton i~. Welcome l-oa bhd Moniliig :«cc llobel 11. Ke.- ' .-oinhri (Tat) Oae. J.A.B. isej Wrdun (late KilUncy U.) May Deittr Isco (tec. I l...
COURSING [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
COURSING By 'AMESBLTIY. The i::ctedinslv uad iai-'- ?.:}:w,: his JosceJ ' the K.S.V/.K.C.A. ovsr the Au.-ir.:li..:i Wa.c.-- ' loo Cup stuck to i: rir.ht uii to -i:c opcrip.^ day ol i!:e meetin;: Ust T::cidaj-. It raine.i i !:eavily ail the inornin/. ::i town. And thus ' comparatively tevr |icuji!e jeurr.cyc:'i up Ij ' Kooty Hi!!. Ar.-.l althuusii ii was moderate! ? j fine whilst '.he first lew courses were beins ! run. from then nn the rain c:in:c Jo-.vn alrr.oj; j continuously, and, st tiroes, veiy heavily. | Howexcr. if the weather w:i unpieasant — ] ! and it certainly was — the cournns \v;s t':rst- \ '? class. The 'goins' was i|uitc tuvnd. tviiikt ! harca facjj the rai;i and :::i l-res.:c in sreat ' ? sty_le. S3 but three kill:; in :.'j courses i- ;in:;ils '. '. evidence. ] 1 It is now cuslomary fo:- aiiyi!-.:r.s f«r. S. j I S. Bennett runs to be served uy 'verv warm' i : —it v/as the j-ar.ie with Mr. Ssr.i' Ulcdon. ; This time it was J)encdiclio:i, ani! Sro::i 5 to 2 I against t...
WATERLOO CUP FINAL ROOTY HILL. Friday. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
WATERLOO CUP FINAL 1 ROOTY HILL. Friday. j The Australian Waterloo Cup meeting was ! concluded to-day in fir.c weather. There was a j fair attendance. Word was received here to day that a well-known Victorian courser, Mr. W. Stapleton, is dead, and much regret was ex piessed at the news. Results : — AUCrST STAK1K. Sf.md Tic'. Perer Comedy (4 to 1 on) belt Cbunl Carl.lnr. Dup» (7 to 1 ag-jiiut 1 licat I'or.nd Komi (Z :o -2 .-n). Cub-an Kii.' -:? ro 4 en) b:-at Lady llaiirah. Thir.l Tir.'. Pessy Cointdy (S to 1 on) \x-il Cu'jas KiDj. Ihipy a bye. ACCTRAUAS WATERLOO PUlLSi:. Seoonil Tif.-. Supreme Klnj; (1 to I on) liwt 'VVavba.i'.: Tillv Anpired (4 to 1 on) bf»t -Mi-It* AUSTRALIAN WATEltLOO PIATE. Tint Tics. | BiUow (2 to 1 en) bat ay Stack. | Lkbrit (S to i on) Ujl Ambition. COSSOI.ATIOS- STAKE& Klac TiK. True FUf (9 to 1 on) beat Wild Lioacf. Happy Mark (S tu 1 aplaM) I«t AduM- (7 to i on). WATCItLOO CUP. l'inol. Bensdlctioii b.-it AcUtvci
TENNIS TOWN TALK [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
L TALK' # ft/TAORU/ Li:itter;ant-Colonel I. B. Norris, who baa fallen on the field of honor, was a well-known member some 10 years ago of the Sydney Tennis Club. He worked liifl way from the ?li' division into the front rank of players. .ind his urbanity and hnppy disposition made !:u:i very popular on the courts. A barrister by profisiion, he was rcearded as one of the rr.o.u Dromisinf? ct iunior counsel. He mar ried just before he left for the front. Miss liessic Lnr.e Mullens, daughter of Lieut.-CoL Lane Mullens, officer commanding the Rand wick hospital, and he leaves a widow and little sen, rt*ho arc in London. Mrs. Norris ac companied her husband to Egypt, and th* son was bora there. On July 22nd a tournament was held at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Thoma3 A. Miller. 'TisKnabruaicii.'1 Middle Head Road, Mosman. for the purpose of providing tennis racquets end b3'.ls for the returned soldiers at Middle Head Camp. It proved a most enjoyable aftcr nnnn nkitit nn^ hunrfV^rl t^i-o...
AMONG THE BOXERS RING GOSSIP FROM ALL PARTS Will Dave Smith Reverse the Result of the Recent Bout with Buck Crouse? [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
AMONG THE BOXERS :: RING GOSSIP FROM ALL PARTS *~* ♦*♦ *~G G~$ «~-s- fy-Q *** Will Dave Smith Reverse the Result of the Recent Bout with Buck Grouse ? By 'Solar-Plexus' Les King and Peter Hanscn will meet on Monday iifa six-rounder. George O'Malley and Fred Brett are to figure in the ten-round contest on Monday night. Ben Traccy v Hughic Dwyer and Herb Wil liams v Bert Blatcli are to be the preliminary bouts next Saturday night. Weather permitting, Tooth and Company's motor lorries will be on hand at the Custom House at 9 to-morrow mornine to convey workers to French's Forest. The sparring bouts between Colin Bell and Buck Crouse every afternoon at the Grand Hotel. Wavcrlcy, have been the talk of the Junction. Trainer Billy Lenthall has Larry Foran Sn hand. As he also has Westralian Frank Graham, he should be able to work this pair into fine form. Harry Marquet is Itccn on meeting Tracey. If Ihr Utter is not hitched up with Neilsen. these young heavyweights could be brought together...
QUESTIONS ANSWERED. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
QUESTIONS ANSWERED. P.E.C. (North Sydney) : Yes: April 11. 1914. BY PHONE tSyilncy) : Kay has weighed heavier, doing 10.81 when he defeated King on July 24 at Melbourne. J.P. (Commercial Travellers' Association. Syd ney) : Write to Mr. J. Munro, Sydney Sta TRY OUT (Sydney) : (1) The fi,rst of the Mon day night contests took place on April 3, and the two ten-rounder results were: Tom Brownlec defeated Arthur Evernden. and Sid Francis defeated Tom O'Malley. (2) April 15 is the only date this year when but one : preliminary preceded the main event. Harry I Holmes defeated George Eddy, and Holland defeated Urcn in the 20-round contest. I F.B. (Poolcy's Hotel) : In 1902 R. L. I Baker won the amateur lightweight cham- ! pionship of N.S.W. in the Sports Chib's an- I nual amateur tourney; 1903, he won the final of the N.S.W. Lancers' tourney; 1905, he won the final of Australasian middleweight tourney; repeated it in 1006, and in the same I year won the final of the heavyweight di- I vision...
BOOTH LOWERS 10 MILES. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
BOOTH LOWERS 10 MILES. In chronicling the fact last issue that Jack Booth had lowered the one and five miles re cords — ot which he has since been deprived — I omitlcd to mention that, he also appro priated the 10 miles the same day. Over this long ride he put up a fine performance by lowering the distance in the fast time of 7 min, ? 45 l-5scc. The previous record was held by H. A. Parsons, at 8min 28 4-5sec. Describing his 10 mile ride afterwards. Booth stated that his front tyre was over-inflated, and the hard contact with the ground upset him throughout. His wrists ached badly, and the machine wobbled dangerously. He found it necessary to cut out every now and again to keep control. This condition troubled him badly on the last two miles of the ride. A tour is bcini; arranged by the Victorian Motor Cycle Club for August 20.
SPEED TEST AT GRAFTON. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
SPEED TEST AT GRAFTON. The Grafton and District Motor Cycle Club'a half-mile sprint on Saturday proved very in teresting. The competitors were given a flying start, and the track was measured over a level courr.e with a bend in it. Though some good speeds were put up, they were by no means records. Rain fell, and the higher-powered machines took the bend in the road at slow «nced. Of late the doinss of this club have been exciting a great deal of interest amongst car owners and oilier members of the public, and the attendance of spectators has been on the increase. Saturday saw a p.ood roll-up of interested spectators. The speed test is. cf course, the one most loved by motorists. Some appeared . at the venue with every available ounce of weight taken from the 'machines, while one had his mud-guards with number plate and even the gearing apparatus taken on. The result was a triumph for the single cylinder machines. Thou:;h the twin cylinders had the fastest actual time, the prizes s...
WILL BE POPULAR. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
WILL BE POPULAR. Entries are to close on Saturday next, at th? club rooms, for the side-car reliability iria! of the Motor Cycle Club of N.S.W., which is to he held on August 19. over a course from The Spit to French's Forest and back. From all account?, the competition wiil attract * large entry.
GOOD COURSE FOR RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
? GOOD COURSE FOR RECORD. Local motor cyclists who have any idea of attempting any of tht road records up to five miles, will be pleased to know that there is a very fine course on the road between Ar midals and Uralla. It is level, and the 6ur face is almost as Er.iooth as ?. billiard table.
"SAMPSON." [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
'SAMPSON.' Several months ago American Lawn Tennis was sponsor for a delightful little story about the late Anthony F. Wilding and his dog Sampson. It appears that Ssmp.'on shared the dangers and hardships of the trenches with his nastcr, but lie did not like shcll-firc. So one jvening Wilding, after finishing the days re ports, made out a requisition on headquarter: for 'one armored kcmi':l for the dog Sampson.' bampson never got his armorcu kennel, for the great New Zcalandcr was killed near La Eastcc almost immediately after making out the requisition referred to above. But next to having his master live, Sampson's subsequent fate was all that could possibly be desired. He was sent to New Zeabnd, where, at the Wilding home Fov;nhope. Cliriitchnrch. he is passing his days with Tony's parents. This information is con tained ir. an appreciative letter which the editor of the American journal has just received from Mrs. Wilding, Anthony's mother. From this 'otter those extracts arc t...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
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ONCE UPON A TIME IN SPORT OLD DAYS IN CRICKET. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
?dg&ATlMC ^n ^ ,in spopT| OLD DAYS IN CRICKET. In some of the newspapers stories of the bell topper days in cricket arc being told. Quite a number of the ancient knights of bat and ball ?till living either played against the first and second English teams that visited Australia, or witnessed the matches. But it is astonishing how often the remembrance of incidents is not] as clear as the old fellows believe it to be. This applies only to those who have to rely on memory. Others who have kept diaries or scrap-books are not so prone to romance, or to mix one year or decade with another. A diary of the second tour was kept by George Anderson, the old English player. Its contents show him to have been a bad sailor. 'October 16 : Very sick and all day in bed.' 18th: Left berth, but could not get farther away than the lounge — very sick and weak.' Such are the entries which testify to the early miseries of mal-de-mcr in the small ships of the time. The team had a big public recept...
MOORE PARK'S GREAT RECORD. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
MOORE PARK'S GREAT RECORD. The Moore Park Cricket Association has given 17 of its players to the fighting forces of Australia. For a small Association this is a remarkable record. Ten of these men have been killed in action and five others are miss ing. In days of old Moore Park was the MeccTof all Sydney and suburban cricketers. They came - from all parts to play there, for the reason that wickets in the outlying suburbs were few and transit primitive. It the old stagers of the times when the big cup matches were able to look out from their resting-places and see how their successors of 1914-1916 have responded to the call for fighting men against the Hun and his accmplices. they would rub their eyes and cry 'Bravo 1' was presided over by Mr. Jarces Lawrence, who had a good gathering to look upon. The hon. secretary, Mr. C. Murray, in his annual report, showed that a considerable Ulling-orf of clubs and membership occurred compared with the previous season, the figures being 18 clu...
CRICKETERS ABOUT THE BOYS OF BAT AND BALL IN THE KHAKI [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
CRICKETERS ABOUT THE BOYS OF BAT AND BALL IN THE KHAKI By NOT OUT. The Junior Cricket Associations are making preparations for the coming season, and as soon as the footballers have ended their cam paign we shall sec the flannelled ones in full swing. Numerically they will not compare with those of past seasons, but there will be nothing wanting in enthusiasm among the ju niors of the metropolis. The twentieth annual meeting of the Cen tennial Park Cricket Association was held at the Paddington Town Hall on Monday. The secretary's report outlined a satistactory sea son, though the number of clubs playing was only nine compared with 19 in the previous season. Mention was made of the valuable services rendered to the Association by Mr. Joe Calla way, who is now in Brisbane. It is recorded that 195 members have enlisted, and that seve ral have been killed and others wounded. Junior cricketers will be pleased to know that Mr. B. Fitzpatrick, for many years secre tary of the C.P. Associa...
MIKE GIBBONS ON THE CRITICS. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 5 August 1916
MIKE GIBBONS ON THE CRITICS. Writinj to The World, New York, in con nection with his recent contect with Ted Lewis, Mike Gibbons says: 'After reading the accounts of my bout with Ted Lewis, I have come to the conclusion that bcvcrsl New York sporting writers do not '.-.now anything about the boxing game, al-- though they arc lookcj upon as authorities. I nave hecn criticised for not knocking Lewis out. but v.-hen a boxer enters a contest with the sole intention of staying it is a very hard task to knock him out in ten rounds. 'One v.iitci in particular amused me. He pjnnu.l tr.c lor rcl SimVnirig Lswis after I had knoekttfi him down, l,u( Iiq \v=s the only per son present th.u sav/ a knockdown. I have won over Clabby, McCoorty. Ai'.carn, and Je!f Smith, sud os 1 am a sccond-mtcr, according to certain Nev.' York ccrijc:, I think I have dcr.c iairly v.-cl!. 'I have also bcon accused of pickinn soft ones, but 1 will .-.11™ the Nev/ York sporting editors to eelect i:iy nc::t opponent. H...