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TO CORRESPONDENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 February 1887
TO CORRESPONDENTS. Aiuoiwra auu oiaor communications intended for insertion in the nows columns should be addressed to The Editor. , All business communications, including advertise- I ments, orders for the paper, and remittances should be addressed to the Business Mahaobiu and not to The Editor. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY17, 1887.
Sir Joseph Banks 440yds. Handicap [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 February 1887
Sir Joseph. Banks 440yds. Handicap The following aro the handicaps, for tho quarter-mile race, which will bo run on tho 28th inst. : — L. E. Myers, scratch; H. Hutchens, 2yds.; T. M. Malone, 5; C. Samuels (a), G. Combo (a), 5; A. Trinder, 13; M. V. Morrissey, li ; J. Heagnoy, Jas. Atkinson, J. Hcaly, 15 ; T. J. Griffiths, F. A. Brown, A. Church, C. E. Merchant, Joe Prico, *H. D. Brown, J. M'Garrigal, 20; Billy Clements (a), 21 ; D. Blyth 22 ; J. C. Stubbin, 24; Tom Collins, 25; J. Mackie, 25; P. Burke, 25; T. Ellem, 25; E. Lazarus, 25; W. Kennedy, 25 ; J. Brewer, 25 ; P. James, 25; G. Thorp, 25; M. Conway, 25 ; Jas. W» Byrnes, 25 ; G. Smith, 25 ; A. Cox, Penrith, 25 ; M. J. Solomon, 25 ; A. Farrell, 25 ; R. Walker (a). 20 ; J. Logan, 27 ; J. O'Donnoll, 27; J. R. West, 28; C. E. Warn, 28 ; C. A. Dunn, 28.; T. Lawrence, 29 ; N. Campbell, 30 ; C. - Carr, 30; W. Greon, 30: E. Brathwaite, 30 ; C. M'Leod, 30 ; ,W. Ross, 30 ; E. Kelly, 30 ; T. Conway, 30 ; W. j J. Dunn, 30: G. J. Ross, 30 ...
SIR JOSEPH BANES TENTH GRAND HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 February 1887
SIR JOSEPH BANKS TENTH GRAND HANDICAP. , The following entries hav?.. been made fpr this race, which will bo run on JIai?ch'5,'and . j. Ainsworth, P. , A/lath. ;R. T. 'AlJoftVC.1 TJ, Armstrong. J. Atkinson;' \y. G! Alsop: W. C.'Alleri. T. Atkinson, ^Tv-O. Andor« ?Roh,'Tk G..Agnew,« jf v/Bntlov*, H% 3-;.Brpwiu ♦Brindlo (a); G. Briggs, A': .Bennett iBvtroQH, ..DJ Blyth, -W.. G.f Bron*n; D.%Bir^itl^YavH il. ?T. Bliss, Joo W- J?.vrue; .J^BaUeyrA, Jfreu- nan, H. .Bailoyv.J; H. Butlor, T.'T. jBurn9» I).1' H» Busholl, J. Brewer, A, E. Bost.' C. H.* 'Brown, Wy 'A*. Bailey;; Jus. tV. Byrne', 1 S. Bowon, J. P. ,Biddlo, j; Boyd. lJ.' P.(Bldtich-. fieVd, ;Wt-' Si ' Boll; r C. Bathgate, ' R.. Bowor, F. A. Brown, J. T. ? Brown.^ Clements (a), T. Gollins. W. J. Camming®,. .N. Campboll, L. A,. Cassimer, W. Cassimor, VA'.* E/;Casslmer',':*'A. OHaffo, D. Corbott. G.' i'Cotobl(--(a), F. M. Clark-, O. J. Cooney, lI. J. Coohoyy D.'Coniansy W» Collior. T» Carey, A. 'CHurch, Wv A.. Chandler, W. Cowing, 'C...
QUESTION BOX. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 February 1887
QUESTION BOX,. I Coxstast Subscriber.— Foxhall was owned and raced in England by Mr. Keeno, and Iroquois I by Mr. Lorrillard. Both are American bred | horses. | C.T.E. asks: — 'What time, hour of day, anddato was Keith scratched for the Newmarket Handi cap.' . We havo interviewed tho A.J.C. oh this matter, and have beon informed tltat flib I inatiou can only bo obtained from tho V.R.C. ?secretary. G.W.G.— Hanlau, so far as wc can ascertain, has never rowed Gaudaur. Aboriginal (Brisbaue) writes :— ' A states tha* Hutchens runs very uprightly, with his arms bent at nearly right augles, aad only moving at . the shoulders; whilo B says ho bonds over slightly, keeps his hands low, and bonds them at every, stride at the elbow. Who is right?' New Zealakd.— The Taranaki Derby of 1885 was won by Fay, who was sired by Antoros from Harebell. Turquoise, by Tubal Cain— Topaz won the Taranaki Jockey Club Handicap, 300 sovs. %\)t 41 A Record of a People's Pattimcs,'*' CONDUCTED BY EDWARD ELLIS*
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 February 1887
v ?' Amusements. IJ1 H E ATEE ROTA I,. Undor tlio Management of Mossrs. WILLIAMSON. OAltNER nnil MH8GK0VE. Lessco ? Mr. Sam. Lazar. , Treasurer ? .. Mr. G. Ij. Goodman. . / Stage Manager ? Mr. 'W. H. Beagravo. Doors open at 7.30. Ororturo at 8. Carriages 10.10, ^Undoubted Succors of Mins CATtKIE SWAIN. CROWDED 1JOUSES. ENTHUSIASTIC AUDIKNCKS Havo during the past week witm'Bued tlie wonder ful performance of Minn CA11KIE SWAIN in tho 'TOMHOY,' and have accorded uuch uunanimous verdict of huccohh oh in mrolj giveu. / THIS (WEDNESDAY^ EVENING, FEB. 10, THK TOMHOY. CARRIE (TUE TOMBOY) ... CARRIE SWAIN Other character* by Mcrbm. Grovillo, Jones, Phillip*, WatKon, Sea-rave, Beuford, Dark, Nelson, MV;fi«lariic* Gordon, Mortyuo, Vowya, I)rnry, Watt-Taunor. During the action of tho IMsiy Mi»« SWAIN Will intro'lnco TIIE MOTHEII' LULLABY. THE KISS BONG, TYROLEAN MALD. HEAD OVER HEELS, And. with Mr. WATSON, A New and Original Sonif and Dance, entitled WE ARE GOING TO BE MARRIED NEXT SUNDAY. NEW...
THE BICYCLE. THE TEST BICYCLE RACES. SPLENDID RACING. Pred Wood Wins First Prize. Charles W. Bennett Second. C. R. Wood Third. Second Day 's RACING. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 February 1887
THE BICYCLE. THE TEST BICYCLE IIACES. SPLENDID RACING. 'Fred Wood Wins First Prize. Charles W. Bennett Second. C. R. Wood Third. ;Second Day's Racing. j # Tho weather on Saturday morning was do* cidedly against the success of tho day's at tendance. All tho morning tho clouds hung overhead and threatened to treat pleasure seekers to a sprinkling before the aiternoon was over. , Tho contestants had been doing good train- I ing all the week, and consequently, the public 1 were anxious to witness tho remainm-r events I under any circumstances. Despite the un settled state of the atmosphere, no fewer than 12,000 people attended tho show, and the Englishmen were lucky in getting so many there on a damp day, as tho colonials are in variably loth to show themselves out on a showery day. People out here do care for rain, and Mr. Myers, tho well-known athlete, was somewhat surprised to see that a shower of rain delayed tho starting of tho Walking Race. Tho programme for yesterday's sports was...
W. G. GEORGE. CHAMPION LONG-DISTANCE RUNNER. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 February 1887
W. G. GEORGE. CHAMPION LONG-DISTANCE RUNNER. Walter Goodall George, whose portrait we reproduce in this issue, is the ex amateur champion long-distance runner of the world. He arrived in Sydney on Thursday last, by tho s.s. Alameda, and has taken up his quarters at the Oxford Hotel, in King-street, for the present, but during his trip to the colonies he intends visiting as many of the seaside resorts as possible, at one of which he will reside. Mr. George informed our representative that he had come to Australia purely for a pleasure trip, and meant, if possible, to enjoy himself. He had been cordially welcomed by Mr. L. E. Myers, his old friend and antagonist, and also by tlio many Australians to' whom he had been introduced. Prom what he had seen of the New South Wales people ho liked them very much, and felt certain that his trip would be made thoroughly en joyable. In reply to a question as to whether or not he would do any running out here, he said, ' Oh, yes, if I can get a ma...
Flemington Training Notes. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 February 1887
Flemington Trainintr Notes. Notwithstanding that drizzling rain ij commenced early yesterday morning, and continued up to noon, trainers were out with their horses early at Flemington. Cutts sent Nelson at a strong half pace, and improved to three-quarter pace work . over a counle of miles. ran a useful gallop on the tan. He had E.D. for a companion once round. Blairgowrie and Chesham, in company, were treated to moder.vte pace work on the samo track. Maddelina and The Agent wero doing some strong ciercise. Lochiel ran at a useful pace once round ;the tan, _ Maxim joining him for / another circle, when the pace was I improved. Quintin Matsep did easy work i. on the sand, where Mr. I-akin exercised Trent, Musk Rose, Escutcheon, Nana, Tranter, Damocles, Whakawai, the Horatio colt and Marmion. Soldier's Wind was cantering, but hia stable companion, Mitrailleuse, did 'not work. The Orphan, accompanied by Arsenal, did a serviceable gallop twice round tho Band. First Game worked moderatel...
Arrival of Pedestrians. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 February 1887
Arrival of Pedestrians. Pedestrians are arriving from ail direc tions. Besides W. G. George, ex-amateur champion long-distance runnerof England, who iB now in tho colony, American files state that Mr. Ifittleman, a sprinter, was to leave Detroit during the first week in January, for San Francisco, sailing for Australia the following month ; and that Archie M'Comb, sprinter, was in San Francisco, and would leave ! shortly for Australia. Rittleman is a first rank sprinter, and many readers will doubtless remember his races with John son and others.
AMONG THE BOXERS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 February 1887
AMONG THE BOXERS. [By 'Boxer-Ma.tor.'] Notwithstanding the inclcmoncy of the ' weather on Saturday night, Foley's Gym nasium was densely packed with lovers of boxing. Every seat was occupied, and fully 200 were content with standing room. At the call of time Bonnar and Fitzsimmons emerged from the dressing ? room, when it was announced that they - would occupy each other's attention for t ? ' iour rounds. The first one was of the tamest \ description, while the second showed \ 1 Ver-V.li^^ improvement, and the two suc ? ceeding rounds were very lively. Here \fcfMid there some good countering ensued, Abut Fitzsimmons* reach was too long for ^fiiis sable companion, and, altogether, their ll'kow can be written off in the one word W friendly.' vtSomething better followed when the f|»|inger Slavin and Nolan faced each other 8w a similar bout. Slavin is a very awk /*jf d customer to face. Being very detcr ^rhiined, and possessing a style which de V notes '* heavy weather ' should the man ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 February 1887
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ELECTRIC LIGHT HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 February 1887
ELECTRIC LIGHT HANDICAP. Although during the afternoon tlio rain fell at times. and increased as evening approached the committee decided that the handicap should bo started at 8' o'clock in spite of all obstacles. Tho lights wero subdued by the damp: on tho glass, but still tho runners could bo distinctly soen from the start to the finish. Tho grand stand was clearly and beautifully lighted up, and \ no doubt on a favourable night tho illumina tion all along the track would bo sufficient. In tho first lieat Ellora ran in first-class style, and such as ho ha« never before exhibited in Sydney. T. S. O'Connor was disqualified for going over his mark at the start three times, Although some of tho running was doubt ful, nothing warranted tho committee in disqualifying any of the per formers. After the interval the books got a ' lift ' by King going down badly. In tho tenth heat Solomon was made a warm favourite, but Farrow, who is a good man and a vory old performer, ran a desperate rac...
SPOUTING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 February 1887
SPORTING NOTES. Mr. G. dough's Plattsburg Sheffield Handicap of £30 was run off on Saturday. Fifty-seven runners competed, nnd the final lieat was won by S. O. Miller, 24yds. (£25) ; F. Scott, 23yds., and W. Griffiths, 19yds., dead heat for second place ; and T. Gunn, 21yds., fourth. Miller won by six inches, and Gunn was only a foot behind ocoll anu eiriim ns. On Easter Monday, April 11, the Denili quin Atliletio Club will hold a grand car nival of sports, when £180 in prizes will bo given. The principal event is the Sheffield of £1 00, the first prize being £05, tho second .£20, the third £10, and the fourth £5. Tho distance ia 130yds. Nomina tions, 30s., must be made by March 22; the handicaps will be out on the 20th, and acceptances, 103., are due on Monday, April 4. There aro also a District Handi cap ; the Ladies' Bracelet of 30 guineas, 150yds.; Easter Gift Handicap of £10, 200yds.; Hurdle Race of £10, 150yds., over 10 jumps ; Town Plate Handicap of £7, ?MOyds.; Youths' Race ...
ATHLETICS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 February 1887
ATHLETICS. . [By, Nimblefoot]. Liddle, the Englishman, had notsnfii .ciently recovered from his, break-down at /Newcastle to start in his heat in the Elec tric Light Handicap. ' Malaclii, an old athletic performer at Bathurst, and Ross, who ran in the last1 Carrington, are matched to run a 150yds. race for .£40, on the 19th inst.. at Bathurst. Running by the electric light is novel to the runners, and generally they do not seem to dislike it. Although the lights are very good, they are a long way from daylight, and the runners who do not try to win are not so easily detected as at day time. Sprinters, however, have to be careful, because the officials are getting well up to all their moves. Disqualification is now a punishment that is dreaded by runners. On the first night of the Electric Light Handicap Farrow was cautioned by the officials that men would be stationed all along the track, and that if there was anything sus picious he would be disqualified, and on the second night th...
NAVAL AND MILITARY. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 17 February 1887
NAYAL AND MILITARY. Notice is given in the Government Gazette of the reaignation of Captain Henry Byrnes, of tho Parramatta Corps 3rd. Regiment V. I. Captain Byrnes retires on his rank under the 43rd. Section of the Volunteer Force Regulation Act of 1867, which pro vides that officers who have aervod for a certain period are allowed to retire nnd retain the rank. Captain Byrnes has served nearly twenty years in the Volunteer ForceB of the colony. Captain W. W. Wren has also resigned his position as Captain of tho Bega Battery of Volunteer Artillery, also ijieutenant Fairfax of No. 9 Battery Volunteer Artillery Reserves. The 1st. Regiment Volunteer Infantry paraded on Saturday at the Victoria Barracks. Major Farrell was in command, assisted by Major Wilson and Captain j (adjutant) Bartlett. Some considerable time waa uuten up Dy tne Adjutant inspect ing the ' Staff Parade,' after which the fall in was sounded |and tho Battalion formed up in column, rolls were called, and companies pr...