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TASMANIAN TURF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 February 1887
I TASMANIAN TURF CLUB. I LAUNCESTON CUP, 250 sovs. ; second, 20 sevs. ; third;' 10 soys. One milo and three-quarters. (Melbourne entries.) Essie Iroquois Gardenia Menotti Fish o* Silver Duration Harvester Western Honey Beo Salvo TASMANIAN TURF CLUB HANDICAP, 100 sovs. ; second, 10 sovs. Ono miw and a-half. (Melbourne entries.) Essio Iroquois Gardenia Menotti Fish o* Silver Duration Harvester Westorn Honey Boo. STEEPLECHASE, Of 100 sovs. ; second, 20 sovs. About two miles and a-half. v (Melbourne entries.) Gildoroy ? Monarch. ?
ARARAT TURF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 February 1887
ARARAT TURF CLUB. The following aro tho entrios for tho Ararat Turf Club Meeting, which is to be held on the 2nd and 3rd of February : — Fiest Day.— Wednesday, February 2. LADIES* BRACELET. raluc 25 sovs., given by Mr. W. Chirnside, with 25 fcovs. added. Half a mile. Victim Diuirobin Woodbine Sir Charl»3 Prince** Alice Nana Livin gfrione Rocket I Chicago Beta I St. Louiy Prattle I lianjo Stafford Typhoon Vaerolito Islander Lady Annie. ARARAT CUP, Of 100 sovs. One mile and a-half. J ackncss May dew A11 Blact E. D, Cat's-cyc HOiitycomb Islander Speculation Su-OGSfr King Billy Allander AVairarapa Glen King; Princess Alico | Belmont Mayno i Vagrant Lady Flowcrfield Ducliesa Tho Aco Country Boy Muscat. GRAND STAND STAKES, f 1 6ov. each, with 30 soys, added. Ono mile. Victim Olivetto Circo Woodbine Typhoon Wairarapa St. Patrick Aspramonte Aristides Spinning Wheel Ursula Stafford Sirocco Juanita Vajrolite Banjo Glen King January First Mate Nana Lady Bird. 3COND DAY.— Thursday, Ffbruary 3. ...
YACHTING AND ROWING. Sailing. FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 February 1887
YACHTING AND KOWZWG. ! Sailing. February. ! 5 — Colonel Gascoignc's prize, It..? j'. S',-.:. | 1 dron, 25ffc. and over, )ia]f-d--!.0u-r) I 20ft. lialf-deckcd boats, S.A .ft. club ; | first-classboats.patron'sp!-:';-.1:. S.A.C.l). ! olub. Match £ 15 aside, Sophia v. Our I Boys. la^,''20 to 20ft. half-deck boats, handicapped ; ' 6'v~gf °2ft. half-decked boats, handi capped, B.ls- ?,ub- 1''irs1t, Class Race, R.S.Y. SquadroH, J'?u,1(1 ll0at off Long Eccf j ))rlZ9 . . , 12— SoOCiii Class, li.s. i'. Sciuadron, prize, ?£2!j ; round boat off Long Roof ; Mr. T T3„, . s 1 « n „1„1, 19 — Third Class, R.S.Y. Squadron, prize, £25 ; round boat off Curl Curl : cham pion raco medals ; S.A.C.D. Club ; 23 to 24ft. lialf-deckcd boats, and 10ft. dingioB. S.A.S. Club. 26— Fourth Clas3 ; R.S.Y. Squadron j Manly ? course. 26 — Hurry Scurry, limited crews, B.S. club. March. 5 — Hurry Scurry, S.A.S. Club. Sccond nnd third cljiss boats, trophy; S/A.C.D. club. 12— 10ft, dingics, 20ft. and upwards, open boats,...
CRICKET. Shaw's Team. FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 February 1887
?CRICKET. Shaw's Team. ' February. 1, 2, 3 y. Australia, Sydney. 4, 5, 7 v. Maitlnnd, Maitland, 10, 11, 12 v. Newcastle, Newcastle.
THE GUN. FEBRUARY. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 February 1887
THE GUN. Februajit. 5 — Gun Clnb Cup (second competition). To bo won twice. 12 — Trophy, presented by the club. 19— Summer Cup (sixth competition). 25— Vice-president's trophy. Presented by Mr. C. C. Skarratt. _ ; March. 5— Spring Cups (fourth competition). 12— Trophy, presented by Mr. G. B. Modini. 19— Trophy, presented by the olub. ?26 — Gun Club Cup (third competition), i All matches nine birds.
ENTRIES, WEIGHTS, &c. RACES. VICTORIA AMATEUR TURF CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 February 1887
ENTRIES, WEIGHTS, &c. RACES. VICTORIA AMATEUR TURF CLUB. Below are tho entries for tho two principal j handicaps to bo run at the meeting on Satur day, Fobruary 12 : — tiie oakleioii handicap, Of 250 sovs., with a sweepstakes of 3 sovs. each for acceptors ; second, 50 sovs. ; and . third, 25 sovs. Five furlongs and a half. Mr. M. O'Shannssy's b p Timon, 3yrs Hon. W. Pearson's b g Glenlivet, -iyrs Mr. W. E. Dakin's cli h Quintin Matsep, aged Sir. W. E. Dakin's br c Damocles, 3yrs Mr. C. Taylor's cli h Vasco, 5yrs Mr. R. G. Talbot's b h Mozart, 5 yrs Mr. J. Wilson, jun.'s br f Lady Bell, lyrs Mr. J. Wilson, jun.'s br f Evie, 4yrs Mr. R. K. Maitjand's b or br g Stafford, aged Mr. H. R. Falkiner's br g St. Leonards, Oyrs Mr. R. Bonce's br li C'adland, 5yrs Mr. S. G. Cook's br m Mario Louiso, 5yrs Mr. T. Rcnnison's cli h Salvo, 5yrs Mr. J. Whittingham's br m Honora, Oyrs Mr. J. Whittingham's b 111 Xantippo, 5yrs -Mr. S. Martin's b g Hogmanav, Oyrs . Mr. S. Miller's cli h William ...
FOOTLIGHT FLASHES. FAREWELL TO THE FAIRIES. Good - bye Sweethoart, Good - bye: CHANGES ALL ROUND. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 February 1887
POOTLIGHT FLASHES. FAHEWBLl TO THE FAIRIES. ?Good-bye S-weatlioart, Good-bye : Guanoes all, IIound. .« Candlemas is hero and 011 Candlemas 1? Day Christmas decorations uinst needs Ii'l come down, and so there is a kind of fit i| noss in the coming.down of those Christ S urns attractions which still remain to ns. U The fairies are off this week, and those who want to see the Argent Army, tho Fnusts, the Raynors, and tho lovoly scenery Messrs. Gordon and Hcnnings / have painted for the Sleeping Beauty, had just hotter look sharp. Only three nights uioro of the pantomime remain. To-night Iis devoted to a well deserved benefit . for the Faust Family, who announce as an extra attraction, that the Cot tier Family . will aid them and ?that there will be a double hnrlequinado. I do not myself imagine that' 'the Faust Family require any- additional attraction to assure them a bumper house, but if thoy do tlieyhave certainly hit upon the right people. The Cottier's wore the life nnd soul of ?...
SPOITING ECHOES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 February 1887
SPOKING ECHOES. Geclong|ices succosaful. XlO.OOOli the Baron's price. Races at!auterbuvy on Saturday. Ararat ices to-day and to-morrow. West jjitland Picnic Baces on Friday. Cameri!! won ine uceiong uoia uup. Arory li'le work of interest at Eandwick. Mr. Ch'nside left Jfi '1000 in New Zealand. Lord Hilton won the Geelong Handi cap. St. Bry's Athletic Sports on Satur day. !'? Gren'fll Club lias been registered by tho A.J.C. i Goodood won tho Geelong Stceple chase.i Dicl Stevens ran second in tho 'Wool- pack.i --- Physburg Sheflield takes place on the 12th.? Mffiro entries are quite up to expecta tions GIj Innes rases come off on March 10 andi7. ' Mies and Jones batted splendidly on Moijay. 'VJinted : A good winning umpire for the coloies. j-nritli Handicap postponed till 12th Fel'uary. lelson is reported to bo on his way to Av.tralia. pio Englishmen only scored 43 in their fist innings. , fl'lie Janet defeated tlie Magic, and takes seond placo. f Christol is anxious for another match...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 February 1887
Amusements, Theatre e o y a i-. 1 Utidfii* tlio Munn'-rcuiont of J Mea3rs. WILLIAMSON, GAItNEIt and MUSGKOVE. Ijcssco ? Mr. Sam. Lazar. Treisurer ? Mr. G. I,. Gooilmau. , Acting Mana^or ? Mr. II. 11. Vincent, LAST NIGHT Itl'T TWO , LAST NIGHT liL'T TWO of ? The Goowuii!. Cliri«tma» rnntomimo, . SLEEPING BEAUTY. SLEEPING BEAUTY. TO-NIGHT (WEDNESDAY) FEUKUAKY 2. 1 PAEEWELL BENEFIT of tho MARVELLOUS l-'AUHT FAMILY. Previous to tlioir ilcparturo for China, j Box Plan at Theatrn 10 to 5 daily. Tickotafor all parts afc Eastway'fi. I'riccs us uhuuI. I jnp H E A T II E K O Y A L . ' AMERICA'S FAVOURITE! : ' .- ' ? Miss ? PAltUIE SWAIN .; CAUHIE SWAIN CARUIE SWAIN ' 'Will on SATURDAY NEXT, I'EBIIUARY J,, liavo the honour of maVin^ lior first n]ipcunuico in Sydney in tho wicccssful coinedy-dniina writtau expressly for licrl-y Leonard Grovor, nnd en titlod ; TUK TOMBOY, - 'jwr ,E W , o r E R A 'HOUSE. Measra. MAJIOItONI .and WILSON liavo nuicli pleasuro In nnnounclnj; tlio engagement of tlio A...
A DISCREDITABLE BUSINESS [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 February 1887
A DISCREDITABLE BUSINESS If tlie athletes who win so much of the public money wish to keep one tittle of tho public respect they must learn to conduct themselves like de cent human beings. The world is getting sick of their assumption, their greed, their-, insolence, and their rowdy boliaviouiv The real upholders of sport'of all kinds are tlie amateurs who pursue sport for sport's sake. They are well contented to support those; . ? professional; 'sportsmen who sli o w the luglies t f or ni a tta mabl e 111 any one of its various branches. Tho I men w-hO' are. thus supported aro ap- i patently. beginning to forget them selves, and their means of livelihood. If thoy do this they must not grumble if tliey be presently thrust aside and forgotten.. Every cricketer is happy for the honour of the. game, to smooth the . path : of the men who; play, it perfect] v, .but no ... ? , j ? ?£'. 1 UMU 'IJU JU. -UII uuuiy . »u 11 «.c are to -liave any .more such scenes as that, .which - took, place ...
BETWEEN DRINKS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 February 1887
BETWEEN DRINKS. The lady contributor of a con temporary ' writes : — ' Gloves are worn, much longer in Hobart than here.' This ^ is an item which comes to the married, or about to be so, of the male sex with a cool and refreshing tone. The man wno lias to unte-up every week for gloves longs to live in Hobart even as tlie hart longs for cooling streams when heated in tho chase. But if length means length of arm and not means length of time. I would respectfully suggest that I have seen gloves so long that further continuation would be impossible without the fair wearer sewed buttons on the extremity and wore the combination as a jersey. T.hese gloves bid fair to be popular where lpve-lorn swains receive the mitten of their one to wear next their beating hearts. The lengthy glove will have this advan tage of its more brief companion, that it ? may be worn round tho waist filled with cork, and thus become a life-buoy ; it could be worn inside the vest as a tobacco pouch and pipe-ease o...
TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 February 1887
TO CORRESPONDENTS. All letters aud other communications intruded for insertion in tlie news coIhiuus should be addressed to The Editok. All business communications, including advertise nients, orders for the paper, and remittances should be addrossed to the Business Manager, anduottoTuE Editor. SYDNEY, THURSDAY, FEB. 3.
QUESTION BOX. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 February 1887
QUESTION BOX. Frederick nsks: 'Who 1ms tho most' title to bo champion boxer of Australia, James Stewart or Slaven ? 'We seo no difference. : Henrv Noi-an asks— What stable is Aimer in, and what other horses aro entered for tlie Nowuiarket in tho same stable? We believe that^Abnoris tho property of tho Hon. W. A. Long, if so, My Lord aud Maddelina must be his stable com* ?pauion. C..T.C. asks : Is there it law in this colony for . the prevention ot flaying cricket 011 Sunday ? If so please givo particulars of same. There is 110 law to prevent the pastime from being iudulged in on Sundays. ' - F.W.P.— J. M. 'Malone is dark complexioucd. He was in Sydney a few days back. Herbert. W.—l. Tricket was the first man to in. troduco the Bliding-seat. 2. We do not auswer architectural questions. *' Cricket' asks—Would you please inform me if auy of tho Graces (tho great cricketers of Eng ? ' land) word ovor in the colony ; pleaso state their names? Drs. W. G. and G.- F. Grace are old aud popul...
SOLDIER 'S WIND. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 February 1887
I SOLDIER'S WIND. I Soldier's Wind is by Hamlet out of Zephyr. This horse won the Anniversary Handicap on January 2(5. As a performer, he cannot be classcd as a brilliant one, but nevertheless he has always run consistently and well. Soldier's Wind is iu Mr. James Blonaghan's stable ; this gentleman takes considerable pains with all horses placed in his charge, and he deserves every credit, for the way in which ho brought the horse under consideration to the 2-ost.
ENGLISH WINNING SIRES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 February 1887
ENGLISH WINNING SIRES. i Following is a correct list of the prin cipal winning sires on the English turf during the* year 1S8(5 Bend Or, JJ22.803 ; Hermit, .£22,1572 ; Petracli, .£15,(512 ; Hampton, deM,5(!7 : Speculum, .£13,207; Ben Battle, jeiO,79U : Wonlook, ,£10,51(5 ; See Saw, ' JilOflTS ; Kisber, JUMjOO ; Spring field, £0468 ; Galopin, £1)250 ; Albert ?Victor, £872-1.; Rosicruciau, £8331- ; M'un- ? castpr, ' £S-141 ; Beauclerc, £0923; 'Low lander; £(52C1 ; Cauiballo, £5480 ; TJhca3, £5454;; New Holland, £51 15; Sterling, £1080; Drmcaster, £4837; Peter, £4741 ; Trappist, £4720 : Isonomy, £4(530 ^King craft, - £4422 ; Charibert, £4310;: Cojru lous, £1087 ; Blaster Kildare; £4087; Prince Charlie, £3807: Arbitrator, :£3464Y Skylark, £3420; Xeuopliou, £3404 ;- Pero Goniez, £310(5; Sefton, £3170: Tynedale, £3100 ; Avontes, £3121; Stratlico'nan, £20.58; Cremorne, £2921: , Glondale, £2039; Berserker; £2827; York. £2808; Blask, £2720; Robert tho Devil, ..£2/18 ; Sir Bovys, £2770; Tilit...
A LONG WAIT [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 February 1887
A LONG WAIT Royal marriages aro usually State affairs. They rarely spring from affection and mutual choice, and as rarely illustrate the ideal of married life. But royal lovers would bo entitled to' pity, if it took them as long to tie the nuptial knot as was the case in the famous marriage be tween the son of Ferdinand II. of Ger many, afterwards Emneror Ferdinand III.. and Blary, tho Spanish Infanta. The union had been arranged seven -years before .the marriage contract was settled, and the brido was set out for Vienna on January 7, 1(520, that tho mar riage might tako place in March. But one delay occurred after another, and the Infanta aud her attendants did not begin their journey until Deconiber 2(5, or more than eleven mouths from the date first set. . - - .When they reached Barcelona, February i 8, 1G30, no ships were in readiness, and they could not proceed until June 12. At Genoa another month's delay was experience-1. ? -:;t ? Having gone n,3 iar as Naples, a new do lay o...
AQUATICS. THE INTERCOLONIAL YACHT RACE. THE JANET TAKES SECOND PLACE. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 February 1887
AQUATICS. THE INTERCOLONIAL YACHT 11A4JE. TKE JTATiTET TAKES SECOND PLACE. ('By Backstay.') I Tho last of fcho tlirro- lioats in connection with this raco took plncc on Saturday ovor an outsido course, viz., from lino botwoon atartor's boat and Nolwn's buoy, down round boat moored ono tnilo duo cast of .Bar ronjoey, a diskmco of thirfcy-nino miles. Tho lato bad weathor began to break on Thursday afternoon, when' it was hoped that Saturday would bo fino, and tho sea not too bad to allow of tho boats goinp ovor tlio courso. Friday was a niuo day, but towards ovoning it looked ius if all tho bad weathor had not loft us ; however, yostorday morning broko calm and fine, and looked as if this last of tho matches was yoing to- bo a-day for kites. About 9 o'clock the wind came away light from S.E., with every appoaranco of it going round during tlie aftornoon to north-oast. Janot was at scratch, hariag to allow Magic 5min. 40soc. ; 'Waitangi, Omiiu 23seo. Tho Janet had a fino iackyard topsa...