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BASEBALL ASSOCIATION DOINGS. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
BASEBALL ASSOCIATION DOINGS. Last Saturday's games in both divisions have created an added interest in the matches to follow to-day and on Saturday next. University only wast to win one game to make the championship a certainty, but if they lose two more games and Petersham win their two, these sides will finish level, thus necessi tating a play-off. Much rfi*n^nHr nn in~*\Av'K Rfft!or^t#»« TJa#l_ dington may defeat 'Varsity, who were safely held by the Tricolors in the two previous games; yet the students pulled the match out of the fire in the last innings. Petersham are not certainties against Bexley, the only side to down the two leading teams. The bunch from the Illawarra suburb are bet ter off now as regards players, while the other teams are weakening. University players are now in camp, and it is trusted opportunities will be afforded them of completing their schedule,, otherwise it is good-bye to the pennant.
LAWN TENNIS [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
LAWN TENNIS By TAURUS. — — — . The Red Ctor.s Society prcposc to put down a court at the Randwick Military Hospital, and have asked Mr. W. A. Clark, one of their re presentatives and honorary secretary of the Sydney Club, for expert advice. Mr Clark finds that an asphalt court to-day would cost just twice as jnticli as in the pre-war times. A tennis court should provide convalescents with plenty of enjoyment, and help to restore them to health, streniith. and elasticity. The Sydney Club captaincy matches will be continued this afternoon at the Cricket Ground courts. -larx, uy acicaunv; uwv wlt »»»u resday G-4, 6-.\ 8-0, has qualified f'jr the semi finals, his opponent in-day being Bonninjton. The other two semi-finalists arc Neil or.d Goodman. The final will pro'o.ibly be contested between Clark and Neil. The Sydney Club doubles championship will be advanced another sta,-c to-day. Pockley end Jordan arc to meet Peach and Peach. Over 200 razors have now been collected 11 om tennis pl...
TURF GOSSIP BY PILOT Chatty Items from All Parts of Australasia [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
TURF GOSSIP BY PILOT Chatty Items from AH Parts of Australasia Rosehill this afternoon. Also the Cup meeting at Maitland ; the con cluding day of the A.R.C. Grand National fixture in Adelaide ; and Williamstown for Melbourne racegoers. Ascot entries close on Thursday next, 31st inst.. for the meeting of September o. According to an Adelaide clergyman, ability as a rogue is the key to success in racing. What have you to say to this, you trainers wlio have made money in the business ? The Q.T.C. has decided not to sanction any registered race meeting in Brisbane after Sep tember 11 at which the prize-money is less th»n £600 a day. This will shake up Albion Park. As the amount mentioned is to be the minimum' for a proprietary club in Brisbane, with its comparatively small population, what should proprietary clubs in Sydney be able to give? Victoria Park will race on Saturday next. September 2, and entries dose on Monday next, 2Stb inst. There ire 14 acceptors for the Adelaide Grand Nat...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
Harry Rickards' Tivoli Theatres, Ltd Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide. Covcinlne Director ? HUGH D. licINTOSU. O'DONNELL and BLAIR. [ DAN AHERN. CLARENCE WILBUR. KELLY and FERN. VANDINOKF and LOUIE, OS-KO-MON. LEIGMTON and KENNEDY. MARGARET JEWELL, GRACE HANSON. DICK DOROTHY TRIO. ncL nuuunc: CARDON and NOLL. WINIFRED LEVIERE. STANLEY and BURNS, MUSICAL BALKANS, BASLO and VIVI. JACK and FORIS, MAX SELINSKY, FLOYD MACK and MABELLE. MARGARET LEROY. TV/O CARLYONS, LOUIS LONDON.
FISHING NOTES SPORT FOR WEEK-END [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
FISHING NOTES sport for Week-end By PISCATOR. High-water at Sydney to-day at 6.50 ajn. and 7.10 p.m.; to-morrow at 7.30 ajn. and 7.50 p.m. Good news comes from Woy Woy. Black bream are well up into Brisbane Water, and may be caught at the Rip and in all the deep holes. They are a fresh lot of school fish in from the sea, and they do not know much about lines, so they are easy to catch. Prawns and worms as bait will eive the best sport. The fish are ravenous for food at present. Black fish are also plentiful along the rocky shores. George's River is still providing bream to men who fish fine and use Japanese gut and a good berley. Sans Soaci should be worth visiting, also Salt Pan. Night fishermen may expect to get fish at the Bridge at high-water. Port Hacking is not as good as might have been expected. After the upper part of the port gets muddied bream will be caught in the deep water stretches. Black-fish may be caught from most of the rocky shores with rods. The Hawkesbury is in...
MAITLAND CUP MEETING [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
MAITLAND CUP MEETING Our Newcastle correspondent wires : — For the Maitland Cup meeting to-day I like the following : — OPENING HANDICAP : PRINCES DORRIE ? 1 Grey Sleeves ? 2 Lord Garde ? i ? 3 RUTHERFORD WELTER HANDICAP : BALLINSLOE ? ». I Ritchana ? 2 Royal Medal ? 3 STEWARDS1 HANDICAP : LINISTRE ? 1 Grand Vizier ? 2 Boyard ? 3 MAITLAND CUP: LADY BONIFORM ? 1 FliKhtiness ? 2 Blueberry ? 3 NOVICE HANDICAP : PAPADALFE ? 1 Cumber Lass .. ? ? 2 Artillery Maid ? .. 3 CLIFTON HANDICAP : MODIFY ? 1 Tarilla ? - .. .? 2 Lord Clarit ? 3
THE TOTE EXPENDITURE OF REVENUE FROM ITS USE SOLDIERS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS CONCERNED. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
THE TOTE EXPENDITURE OF REVENUE FROM ITS USE SOLDIERS AND THEIR DEPENDENTS CONCERNED. By PILOT. In England the controversy as to the merits and demerits of the totalisator is still raging, «nd though there is little probability of the in stallation of the machine on racecourses of | the Old Country during the continuance of the 1 war. that may come about later. English | cwners furnish a large percentage of the money for which they race, and it is evidently dawn ing on them that it is about time they shared in the huge sums contributed by the public towards the upkeep of the sport. In Australia 1I1- nnittinn ii hetter for owners but it i?- I prcbnble that in New South Wales it could I be further improved by the introduction of the totalizator. There is also another reason entitling the legalisation of the totalisator to more serious consideration on the part of our Parliament than in the past. In the way of incapacitated icldiers. widows, and fatherless children, this State will fee...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
The Prince of Wales Hotel Sandringham. THIS HOTEL HAS NOW CIUNCED HANDS, A.VD IS UNDER ENTIRELY BRITISH MANAGEMENT. DINNERS A.VD AFTERNOON TEAS A SPECIALITY. QUOTATIONS GIVES KOIt PICNICS. .M.L BRANDS OK THE I1KST WINES AND SPIRITS STOCKED. R. S. McNAlGHTAN, Proprietor
MOTOR CYCLING SIDE-CAR RELIABILITY TRIAL W. E. McCarthy Wins on Reading Standard: Strenuous Victorian Contest [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
MOTOR CYCLING SIDE-CAR RELIABILITY TRIAL W. E. McCartfcj Wir.s on Reading Standard: Strenuous Victorian Contest By BEOE CARROLL. It must have bc:n disappointing V, ih- com mittee of the Mo;..t-C-,,!c Club of N.S. Wa;ei to see rather a srr.ail licU in ;hc sHc-ccr r;!ii brlity trial on Saturday lap;, particularly as it was the clubs fiir.t cifort for well over a year to nin a corr.pcliiii-.i. A good course w?.s selected— The Spit. via Manly — which provided a nice afternoon's tcur, with the clement of ccinpcti'i-in thrown in. A good first prize, of a wristlet v.-atc'i (presented by Mr. Lcs VanuerburRh) was of fered, and the weather was right. What. then, was wrong ? But for the support cxtcndei by members in the trade the event would have fi/zlcd out altogether. Although the field was so small it was a keenly-contested event, and victory went the way of popular W. E. (Billy) McCarthy, who rode an ?8-'10-h.p. Reading Standard. He cot through without the loss of a point, beinr. on time ...
KITCHENER [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
KITCHENER Never a granite column nor marble of purest white Shall marl: the place where her hero fell on England's dark, dark night. Never « flower shall blossom, nor (Tver the kindly turf Shall sprout with the promise of Spring's young jiwpc, uierc in inc raging Biin. hever a shroud shall enwrap him, nor ever a winding-sheet. But the velvet waves of God's own sea, with their scent of Cod's own tilett. Never e Church or Abbey, nor :m a pilgrim's cross. Shall mark the place where the greatest land suffered her greatest loss. Never was ouch a moment, nor ever was such ;?. pall, As. the foam-flecked sets that England guards in a sacred trust for all. Never a stone to mark the place, nor a belfry to toll his knell; Safe in the core of the sea he rests, - like the land he served so well. Never, whilst Britain endures as Queen of the far-flung wave, Shafl her thanks e'er cease to the mighty man who sleeps in that limitless grave. — By Dick Richard In Sporting Times.
BALMAIN AMATEURS. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
BALMAIN AMATEURS. ? Although the members of the Balmain Ama teur Sailing Club have not a big prize list, their racing is always carried out with keen ness, whilst a fine sportsman-like spirit is manifest The past season's report ar.d balance-sheet covering the 11th season 3hows that 15 races were ncio, nun an average entry oi iu cratt. Prize-money amounting to £21/2/ was dis tributed, together with trophies valued at £15, every boat except one securing a first prize. The membership has increased to 54, 10 more than last season, W. Boyle was pr stated with a gold medal for saving the life of W. Faulkner (skipper of Torres) who fell overboard between Bradley's Head and Fort Dcoison. The election of officers resulted : Patron, G. Atkins ; president, A. E. Voung ; 'commodore, W. Douglas ; vice-commodore, S. H. Burns ; rear-commodore, G. Patternon ; treasurer, G. Sands ; starter and judge. A. Douglas ; handi capper, A. E. Young ; time-keeper, C. Douglas; hon. secretary, S, Bacon; vice-pr...
SAILING [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
SAILING ? By CORINTHIAN. There was a good attendance of members at the ant;ual mcctine of the Syel icy Flying Squadron, over which Mr. H. Lr_ngtord pre sided. The annual yeport and balance-sheet was adopted. The farmer cave details of the pant season's racing, dorms w«.iich 1G races were held The sum of £150 has been invested in the Co.nmonweulth War Loan. The namer. : of 140 members of the club and the Sydney j Sailing Clt b appear on the roll of honor. Men- j tion was made ci the. loss iKistained by the deaths of Mr. J. G. Carter (president) and Mr. W Read. The fm2r-cial statement ir. very satisfactory, a profit of _'30 12 4 resulting from the season's operatiaij. Officials for the 1916-17 season j were eleitctf as follows :— Paeort and Gorr.mo- j dore. Mr. Murk Foy; president, Mr. R V. \ Jones. viK-commodore. Mr. U. Lar.Bford : rear- . commodoce. Mr. J. M. Firth.; tiustees. Messrs. | W. Anderson, W. Wciilaw. and R. Carmichae'; auditors. Messrs. A. C. Roberts and E. G. Tcrrey: tur...
GENERAL NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
GENERAL NOTES. Record breaking on the road in Tasmania is likely to be off in the future. Syd. Stearns, who recently broke the Launceston-Hobart re cord, was fined twice over. He was fined for exceeding the speed limit in Hobart, and also in Launceston. The record, 'tis said, cost hhn flO/16'. Nj wonder there are no more aspi rants for record breaking fame in Tassy. The Cumberiar-d Club committee will meet shortly and arrange the first of the series of enmnetitions for the ensuintr vear. In the. official list ot world's records for the various types of machines, motor boats, etc, issued by' the Club Journal of the Automobile Club of America, the highest rates are given as 101) m.pji. for the motor cycle, as against 140 for the car and 120 for the aeroplane. This table, however, does not give the motor cycle due justice. The speed given is the official rate made by Lee Humiston on an Excelsior, but the unofficial record is a mile in 26sec, by Glenn Curtis on his eight-cylinder freak,...
C. S. TEECE WINS VICTORIAN TRIAL. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
C. S. TEECE WINS VICTORIAN TRIAL. reliability trial of the Victorian Motor Cycle Club, held on August 12, ran off on Saturday last, to decide a winner. The course was from Melbourne to Winchelsea, a distance of 150 miles. The conditions were very severe, the club being determined to arrive at a winner on this occasion. Riders had to be right on time at all controls, and at several secret con trols. This event is regarded as tne most severe one-day trial ever held in Victoria, and there was never any doubt as to a winner being arrived at on the day. C; S. Teece. on a. 6 h.p. J.A-P. side-car com bination, proved victorious, with H. C. Pan nach (6 h.p. Excelsior) second, and R. Finlay (6 h.p. Excelsior) third.
MELBOURNE MOVIES [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
MELBOURNE MOVIES Tennessee's Pardncr, a Lasky production, suggested by Bret Hartc's tamous story, is sure to prove popular with audiences at the Para mount Theatre. The setting is that of the far Wc-i in the days of the old 'Forty-niners. Fannic Ward cnactr, the part of Tennessee finely, .ind the per formance of Jack Dean (Miss Ward's new husband) deserves praiic. Raymond Hatton, a fine character actor, figures in the cast as Ge williker Hay. Another Paramount feature is The Secret Sin. a five-part Lasky photodrama. in which Blanch Sweet assumes the difficulties of a dual role. She appears as twin sisters in this play, which derives its title from the theme of the story, said theme being probably the most se vere arraignment against the drug habit ever presented on the screen. There are some most excitinz scenes taken in Chinatown opium dens. Miss Sweet is supported by a splendid cast, which includes Thomas Meighan and Sessuc Hayakawr.. CYRIL NOTTTHCOTE, Of The Strollers, at the Pal...
SCREEN SNAPSHOTS [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
SCREEN SNAPSHOTS Charlie Chaplin in his second Mutual comedy. ! The Fireman, at the Lyceum and Crystal : Palace on Monday. ' New Triangle programme at the Lyceum to night, consisting of Ambrose's Cup of Woe (Keystone comedy). The Captive God (Incc drama), and Stranded (Fine Arts drama). The Fireman recounts the experience of Charlie as a d.irinp, fiehtcr of the flames, with Eric Campbell, the Chaplin 'heavy.' as the Fire Chief, and Edna Purviancc as his sweet- I heart. J What matter how manv kicks our friend re- ! ceived from his chief ? Did he not by mental telepathy divine that his lady fair v/as in dan ger ? What matter if his engine did fall to pieces on the road and leave him on the axle with his two careering horses ? Did he not scale the heights of hazard to rescue the maiden ? Did he not revive her with hot coffee and milk drawn from the boiler of his fine old engine ? Yes, he did. And did not the maiden claim him as her own, much to the disgust of the chief ? The Triangle d...
HOW STEELE RUDD STARTED [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
HOW STEELE RUDD STARTED A. H. Davis (Steelc Rudd), the author of Duncan McCIure and the Poor Parson, now mjoyinj a good run ='. the Sydney Theatre Roya.1. is forty, but. unlike the alliterative lad/ io often referred to. is not fair, nor is he fat. All the same, hc carrier, a solid 12st about his rix-foot frame ; but it is sprcarl so symmetri cally as to dissipate any suggestions of obesity. Years ago he was very slim ; in fact, it is enly during the last three or four years that he has claimed so much weight, and for some time before that hc generally ran to about 10.7. Nor can hc suggest any reason for the later accumulation save, perhaps, that it is the penalty of putting one year on another. How ever, much as he detests corpulence, he is quite prepared to go on stacking years on their edges, for, as a good Australian, he sees in Australia rnd Australians sufficient to induce him to live lor ever. He has always been a good Australian,, not only in his love of country, but also in...