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NEWS AND NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
NEWS AND NOTES. After an unsuccessful visit to Mel« bourne, the chestnut horse Herr Mond haa returned to Sydney. .._ The two-year-old colt War Gun, by Ma chine Gun, recently cut one of his stifles so badly tliat it has been found necessary, to spell him' for some time. , *? ?? ? * It is stated that the hurdler Grenfell is .owned by', a .lady, Mrs. Percy. Newman, a daughter ' of' the Once.' famous - jockey, ' Billy ' Teomans. . - ' ' % ? '?' * - '# ? * ? A; C. Scott, who was; , badly knocked about through Contorp falling with him - in 'a hurdle race l'ecently, is now out oC hospital. He has made a - splendid reco very. _ ? ' # # - # ? It has been stated that the well-known ? rider W. H. Smith intends to; give up his ] profession as a jockey, and takp over ? the 'license of an ? hotel: ^ in tlie^yiciriity of Flemingtdn, V. ' ,.r V' ' ' _ ?' * . The -death took ;;lace in Melbourne last ?week of Dr. -L.- L. Smith; who -.died rather suddenly'. - The deceased: ? had ; been a pro minent su...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
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ENCOURAGEMENT TO JUMPERS. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
ENCOURAGEMENT TO JUMPERS. The Boulder, W.A., Racing Club are to be congratulated for the steps they are taking to encourage' jumping horses to visit the West, and with a view of secur ing a good entry for the Great Western Steeplechase, which is' to be decided at the Boulder on September 10, the com mittee intend to subsidise to the amount of £20 each horse which is sent from the eastern States and which starts in- that particular race. Providing that the con ditions are complied with the subsidy will be handed over at the conclusion of the meeting. In addition, all horses entered for. at least five .events, during the second^ round of meetings (one at least with each club) are entitled to free railage from Perth to the goldfields and return to. Perth: ' The' fares .' of attendants' ' acconir panying the horses wjll also be paid. The three racing clubs on the goldfields, whose annual ?meetings extend from August 20 to Septeniber-27, offer in. stakes a; total of £8S21, . - including ...
DENOUNCING THE FRENCH TURF. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
DENOUNCING THE FRENCH TURF. A cable was received' some time ago stating that M. Veil-Picard had retired ?from the French turf. Further details are given by the Paris correspondent' of the London 'Sporting Life,' which sa.ys: — 'Belgian ' sportsmen and the Belii^n press resent some of the remarks of M. Edmond Veil-Picard, who gave to an in terviewer from one of the Parisian news papers his reasons for retiring irom tne turf. He has been driven to this 'step, he says, partly by the invasion of the Belgians with their sporting morality. The leading Belgian subject who races in France is M. C. Lienart, against whose honor and integrity there has never been one word of reproach; in fact, a more straightforward man it. would.be difficult to find. .Latterly Mr. George Ashman, who formerly trained M. Lienart's horses in Belgium, lias himself taken to- sending a few candidates over the frontier, but I -am sure if M. Veil-Picard were called, upon to justify his .words he would find it diffi c...
NEWS OF THE WEEK. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
JEWS OF THE WEEK. X At Wollongong, Patrick Ahearn was' iiiled by a fall of ,30 feet from 'the rail I way embankment. - ^ Mrs Anthony Egan, aged 74, a resident. : 6f Kempsey, was thrown from a buggy, i ]ast week and died in the local hospital. ; ' 11 Brunswick, Melbourne, last week, a j 'man named William Fisher threw himself : before a moving- train and was decapi 5 /tated. \n old man named Charles Dempsey I '-us badly burnt in his hut at Wyalong last week, and was not expected to re cover. 1 : Heavy floods occurred in the Wimmera district' of Victoria last week. All the ? virtorian rivers on -the M-urray watershed W also greatly swollen, ? John Hearn, squatter, of Arrino, was killed at His Majesty's Hotel, Perth, by. being crushed by a lift from which he T\as removing his luggage. A pearl weighing 90 grains -and estl ' mated to be worth £6000. has been brought to Broome by .one of Stvoot^r's luggers. Oliver William Whiting, a butcher, re siding with' his wife and family at Rand f -...
ENGINE DRIVERS' AWARD A DILATORY GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
ENGINE DRIVERS' AWARD A DILATORY GOVERNMENT DEPARTMENT. A letter has been f^ddressed to the Minister for Public Works by Mr. H. A. Mitchell, General Secretary of the Fede rated Engine Drivers and Kiremen's As sociation, in which attention is drawn that certain men „ in the employ of the Department have not been paid back money in conformity with ' the Engine Driving and Firing Goast Award. Mr. Mitchell' points, out that the men con cerned — engine drivers, firemen, and cleaners employed at the Port Kembla harbor works — have been kept out of their money until the six months within which action to recover wages must be taken has elapsed, and are thus left with out legal remedy. ' My executive,' con tinues Mr. Mitchell, ' is- of opinion that ,? the Government by not paying the money due to tjhem under the said award. I am vantage.pthat other employers are taking to evade the payment of the monej* justly due o them under the said award. I am directed to say, further, that my execu tive...
BACK-BREAKING LOADS. COMMONWEALTH WILL PROHIBIT USE OF BIG BAGS. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
BACK-BREAKING LOADS. COMMONWEALTH WILL PROHIBIT USE OF 6IG BAGS. ? Mr. Tudor, Minister for Customs, an nounces his intention, of proposing the. introduction into the Customs ; Act of an amendment which will give power to prohibit the exportation of any goods contained in sacks or bags of a capacity exceeding 2001bs. At pre ' sent, Mr. Tudor says, 25 per cent, of the wheat exported is contained in sacks ex ceeding the Chapman standard, while salt, sugar, and grain are brought in in bags ' holding much in excess of 2001bs. The big sacks in which imports are contained are, ? as a rule, afterwards used for wheat, and thus the regulation at present in existence is defeated. Mr. ' Tudor contemplates no ? difficulty in securing the passing of the proposed amendment; and when that is - done, will issue regulations to come into .' effect at once. The Minister is to be com ? plimented 011 the promptitude with which he, has decided to grapple with an evil which has literally and figuratively b...
PARSON AND BUCKJUMPER. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
? — ♦- ? ? PARSON AND BUCKJUMPER. Though seldom seen ' in'' real iife; the fighting parson has often figured in litera true and journalism. The Auckland ' Star ' has at last given the unpretentious, man in black another muscular part. That paper relates that while Jones Brothers' buckjumpers were buckjumping at Whan garei, the Rev. Jasper Calder -accepted the challenge issued to the public to. sit' one of the liveliest of. the performers, ui course, had the. parson failed, the' story would have been only' one of foolishness, so that it goes almost without saying thfit he rode tlie outlaw to a standstill. To crown the triumph of cleric over horse, he came to light next day with a special gold presen tation medal, as a memento of the occa sion. ? + ?
POLICEMAN'S LAPSE AND THE PENALTY. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
? ? » ? ? POLICEMAN'S LAPSE AND THE ; PENALTY. Alfred Ernest Gock, lately a mounted constable at Petersburg, South Australia, pleaded guilty at Adelaide, last Thursday, to charges of 'having forged orders for payment for forage, the total sum involved being 8s. Judge Gordon, who heard the case, refused Cock the benefit of the First Offenders' Act, enlarged on the grave re snonsibilities of a policeman's position and the danger of allowing such an offence to go unpunished, expressed- a hope that there wa% a possibility .of#r.eform,^and that pris oner .would become a respectable member of society, and 'while giving every' weight to the good references as to character,' inflicted two sentences aggregating six. months' imprisonment! O, wise and up right judge!
OVERLOADING A STEAMER. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
OVERLOADING A STEAMER. At Sydney, last week, Captain TJrqu hart, of the Brunner, a steamer owned by On Chong and* Co., was charged by the Navigation Department with overloading his vessel at Butaritari on June 14 when shipping a load of copra for Sydney. Alex Swanston, first mate of tlie Brunner, said the overloading had been carried to a very dangerous extent, and had been ordered by the captain despite his own protests. He considered that he had risked his life by coming to Sydney in the steamer. De fendant pleaded guilty. The. magistrate (Mr. Maitland) said it was a bad case, and inflicted a fine of £100, with £2 6s. costs, in default four months' jail.
KILLED BY ELECTRICITY. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
K I LTL E D . Br E L ECT R I C I T Y. During tlie '.heavy rain and wind storm which prevailed over Sydney and suburbs on Monday.';two linemen of the Telegraph Department, named John Hogg and Mal colm Matheson, were killed at Waterloo. They were standing underneath the mass of wires that run along McEvoy-street when the storm brought a number of these down. „ Endeavoring to disentangle themselves, they laid hold of a wire carry ing a powerful electric current, and. were apparently killed instantly. Their bodies were disentangled from the mass of wires with great difficulty.- ' ? : ? ? ? — - '
V.A.T.C. GRAND NATIONAL. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
V.A.T.C. GRAND NATIONAL. : The .Australian Hurdle Race and Steep lechase, of 1300 and 1500 so vs. respectively, are to be competed for at Caulfield on ' August (J and 13. Mr. Maitland brought . out. the weiglits - last week, and had a big list to work on 'in each event. Vernier was given top weight with 11.11, or 51b. less than Mr. : Menzies gave him in this V.R.C. National . ^Hurdles, in which he ran unplaced. Plun der, was well taken care of with 11.7, and, needless to say, he returned- home. ? He has never yet run 'in* a hurdle race. Obi is likely to be well backed with .11.7, seeing 'lie Avon three events in succession, includ |r ing the V.K.C. Grand .National. Bribery If has 6Jb. off his back to what v he. bad at f Flemington, and is getting^. -'into form ^ again. The distance, 3% miles less 92 yards, is to his liking. Gr.enfell 'has b'een | scratched, and Kulcurna has received his full share with 10.11. Corntax promised last Cup time to be 'a good horse, but' he |v has run lat...
ROSEHILL RACES. Good Rain and Good Racing.—Penniless Coming on.—Britain Bolts—and Wins. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
ROSEHILLRACES.^ : Good Rain and Good Racing. — Penniless Coming on.— Britain Bolts — and Wins. -Anyone taking umbrella^ to RosehUlon Saturday would have been laughed at in town, but those who had the forethought to do so were greatly enviQd when the course was reached as the rain fell in torrents for a while, but cleared off just before the Hui'dle Race started. The course soon* dried up, and was good going after the first race. Seven started for the Hurdle Race, and Golden Brown was a 6 to 4 favorite, with Nitro 4 to 1 and Gay Hampton half a point 'longer. Ennismar and Simple Simon were the best backed of the others. Although it was his first appearance over hurdles, Gay Hampton jumped very well, and was in front all the time, . though Simple Simon was close to him all the way, up to the home turn where he tired, leaving Gay Hampton to win nicely from Nitro and Ennismar. Euchre fell at the second last hurdle but no damage was done. E. Huxley trains the winner. A good field started ...
SOUTH AUSTRALIAN RACING. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
0 SOUTH AUSTRALIAN RACING. Though the weather was somewhat dis agreeable for the meeting of the S.A. Tat tersall's Club last ; Saturday, the attend ance was large and the racing interesting. A.' field' of 17 started for the opening event, Welter Handicap, 7 furlongs, and Con trite, who is by Havoc, won easily from Lord Mallion and Mantilla. The winner uaid £ 3 3s., and the backers of the second horse were consoled 'with three bob less. Kanmantoo got home in the Handicap Hurdle Race, 2 miles, from Macurnba, , Bloridih; and fifteen others. In this case the winner paid. £2 10s., a shilling more than the second did. Tiercel was looked I upon as being a good thing for the Tat tersall's Club Handicap, 1% mile, but Wai puna was in a galloping mood, and beat him easily at the finish, Lady Dudley be ing third. The winner paid £8 14s. Only fve rari for' the Steeplechase, about 2 miles, and Wai-rior won nicely from Pas time and Wolseley. Calamus was success ful in the Federation Handicap, 1 mi...
AT CAULFIELD. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
AT CAULFIELD. The Victorian Amateur Turf Club held their July meeting at Caulfiel.d last Saturday. The result of the day's feport favored the ringmen, several outsiders getting home. Racing commenced with the Leamington Hurdle Race, two miles, King's Ransom being best favorite, though Coir was well supported, and they finished in that order, the. firstnamed winning easily, Acer being a close third. A field of fifteen sported silk in the next.^ event, Lillimur Two-Year-Old, seven fur-J longs, and backers selected Goldcord and Camballo as likely to furnish the winner, but their selection was astray, as Bambra, a '15 to 1 chance, lasted long enough to win by a head from Bostra and Deacon Skinner. - The top weight Matouree was the elect for the principal event of the day, 'Murrumbeena- Handicap, lli mile, but he had to strike colors to Son of a Gun, who started at 8 to 1, and beat him by a neck. Abandoned Vas third. Snob did the books a good turn by winning the Ulupna Steeplechase, abou...
SANDOWN PARK RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
SANDOWN PARK RACES. ; Although rain fell heavily in the fore noon, the weather subsequently cleared up for the Sandown Park meeting last week, and a very, large attendance wit nessed the day's sport. Though the en tries were numerous in the -initial event, the Hurdle Race, 2 rniles, only two — The Bard and Coolong — went to the post, and backers laid 3 to 1 ' on ' the former. The result was never in doubt, as the favorite led all the way, and won easily. There wrere nine runners for the next event, San down First Division Handicap, six fur-, longs, Rossi being the favorite at 7 to; 2, but he cut a sorry figure, as he was never once in the hunt, and finished out of a place to Warrayure, who won nicely from Belle Sebreiclit and Graftonette. The Steeplechase, 2 miles, attracted 11 runners, and Bright Mist was the favorite. Though well placed till about six furlongs from home, he died away, and Dandenong, 10 to 1, won easily from Tom Croggin and Little Gem. The favorite,,. Handy man, go...
ASCOT RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
ASCOT RACES. Those who like following the ' little 'uns ' were again catered for by the Ascot R.C. last week. The Novice Handicap, 5 furlongs, was run in divisions. Arillian* was at a short price'' in the first, but she could only run a moderate third to Amar anth, a good sort^of mare, by Amherst (imp.) and Infant. Salient, at a fair price, won the other division easily from School girl and Ola. H. Dove rode the winner of each division. In the run off, S. McDonald was on Salient, but Amherst,- who started at 3 to 1 'on,' won easily. After a great finish between Kashgaar, Ruatamata and Adore, the judge declared for the first named by. a short head. Dove also rode this winner. Laurel, carrying lOst. 81b. was made a hot favorite in the 13.3 race, and she Avon easily from Beaufleet and -Lady Noj-ah. ( H. Dove followed up his previous wins by steering Ayr Loch to vic tory in the 14.1 race, she winning nicely from The Cobbler and Little Harry. ' Next came the Ascot Handicap, 1 mile 1 fur ...
HANDICAPPER'S FRIGHT [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 21 July 1910
HANDICAPPER'S FRIGHT I i Lapt week Cremalto was a great town tip for the Rosehill Nursery, in which he had 8.3, with a 7.7 minimum, but he did not, start. This week, for ' Canterbury Park, Mr. Quinton has risen him to 8.11, with a 71b. lower minimum, making a rise of 151b. for not running. The winner 'of last week's Nursery only went up 81b. for his win, while most of the others engaged ha.ve been lowered from 31b. to 71b. Every body was waiting for Cremalto at Rosehill, and the certainty he was reckoned evi dently got to the haridicapper's ears. It is impossible to account for the rise any other way. It is hard to say why hancii cappers should be influenced by tale bearers, but the fact remains that they are, and it is certainly rough on the owners. ? + ? The well known Victorian rider W. Burn left for Colombo last Saturday. - Two of the late King Edward's race horses, Slim Lad and Perrier have been sold to go tc- Buenos Ayres, the prices paid , being ,630gns., &ad/2QQ0gos,...