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BOWLS GOSSIP [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
[?] &)WPCorbeif3 There was a time, a few years ago, when matches Parliament versus the Press were Piuch more frequent than they have been lat terly. A lapse ot many months occurred be tween the latest and the last previous inciting. During the present week bowlers drawn from the House and the fourth estate met in a two rink match as follows :— Cohen, McGowen, Colquhoun, Estcll (Parliament) v. Bull, Hop kins, Toy. and Cliarllon (Press) ; Page, Brunt nell, Robson Cann (Parliament), v. Yeldon, Corbctt, Martin, and Reay (Press), and victory rested with tht scribes. The Parliamentary green had not been played upon for quite a long while, but be yond that it was necessary to put a bit more ??wing into each delivery than might be re quired on a well used sward, owing to the grass being a trifle longer and thicker than is generally the case, not much fault could be found with the accuracy of the surface. It was too much to expect that a rink which included the tingle-handed champion...
NATIONAL LEAGUE. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
NATIONAL LEAGUE. The drawing card to-day will be the Peter sham-Wavcrley match at Marrickville Oval. There is some doubt as to whether Petersham's brilliant second bagman, Smijth, will play, as he has enlisted and is in camp. Otherwise, both teams will be fully represented. The winners are showing consistent form in striking, but it is in field work they shine. The programme committee met on Wednes day night, and made some alterations in the nxiutu. instead 01 Dcing at InamcJcvUIc Oval to-day, Mick Simmons v. Sydney will play at Leichhardt Canal late. Petersham and Petersham Jr. will fill the vacancy at Marrick ville, and Lrichhardt and Speedwells will play the early game at Leichhardt Canal. An p plication from the Leichhardt Club to have tne Petersham-Leichhatdt game played at Leich hardt Oval next Saturday was assented to. St. George and Blue Sox will consequently play at Marrickville. MATCUE3 TOE TO-DAY. Firat Grade. Blue Soi r. Red Sox, it Lelchhartt Oral. D U. Anffus. Wavcrjey...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
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LATE COURSING METROPOLITAN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
LATE COURSING METROPOLITAN CLUB. The draw for this aftemoon'3 meeting at the Fifefield enclosure took place yesterday at Bateman's Hotel as follows : SATURDAY STAKES. Clorane v. Capital P. Mazeppa v. General Smuts, Spider Web v. Mount Joy, Malt Mark v. Jurassic^* -NARELLAN STAKES. Swankcr v. Wild Spinner, Dainty Queen v. T.C., Flying Haste v. State Express. CROYDON STAKES. Joyous Gift v. Indian King, Sharp Report v. Corsair (imp.). Lady Macleay v. Dublin Castle. The 12.25 pjn. train from the Central will stop at the Fifefield siding. In Sydney recently someone backed Lady Boniform for the Metropolitan at a long price. Well, if she has any chance of winning that with 7.5, she should make matters interesting in the Maitland Cup with 8.8, especially as she has already won twice at Rutherford at the same distance as this afternoon's race.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
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WILLIAMSTOWN RACES HURDLE RACE: [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
W1LL1AMSTOWN RACES HURDLE RACE : NYMPIE ? 1 Boyeo ? 2 Blind Murphy ? 3 MAIDEN PLATE : PARKDALE ? 1 Bridgend ,. . . . s ? 2 Berrybank ? 3 STEEPLECHASE : . . RAHENY ? 1 W.T.S ? 2 SPRING HANDICAP : DEFENCE ? 1 Felim ? 2 Lady Challacombe ? 3 SEASIDE HANDICAP : MALTGUARD ? 1 Dame Lybia ? 2 Sir Traquair ? 3 WELTER HANDICAP : POCHEE ? '.. .. 1 Bal Blair ? 2 Maltravcrs ? 3
VICTORIAN EVENTS. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
VICTORIAN EVENTS. W. Milgate put up a fine performance In the Albert Park (Vic.) Club's ten miles at West Footscray on Saturday, scoring fastest time in 2£min 47sec. E. Barrie (2Jmin). J. Tebbs (3min), and J. Dundas (3min- filled the places in that order. E. Tamme (scratch), scored fastest time in the Bronzewlck Club's 15 miles, covering the course in 35min 34sec, which is a fine perform ance. H. F. Massey (2Jmin) was first. A. Thomas (4J:r.in) second, and Veteran George Dotzauer (2}min) third.
TRACK HANDICAPS. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
TRACK HANDICAPS. Following are the starts allotted for the half mile and mile handicaps of the EnficldBur wood Club a.t Pratten Park this afternoon : — G. Halpin. 10yds. 20yds ; H. H. Patrick, 25, 50 ; H. Hare. C. Walton. T. Tracey. L. Tracey. 40. 80 ; II. Horton, 45, 90 j R. A. Munro. 60. 120 ; F. Frickhoffer, 65. 130 : ri.. Smith. N. Smith, 50. 180 : J. J. Hoean, H. Co'lis. W. Collis. H. Vigers, R. Lecc. 95, 190 ; A. Mcllor. B. Bryant, 100, 200 ; C. Hansen, N. Fenwlck, G. Hitchell, 105. 210 ; \V. Atkinson. R. E. Goddard. J. Lyt ton. 110. 220: J. Andrews, A. Lytton, 115. ?.10 : R: Butler. T. Anslow, !20. 240 ; J. Iowndes, 125. 250 ; -C. Lewis. 135. 270. The handicaps of othe* members have been with held. The first heat will start about 3.15 p.m.
KRAMER DEFEATS AUSTRALIANS. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
KRAMER DEFEATS AUSTRALIANS. For many years now it has been predicted that 'next season So-and-so (.Clarke. Goallei, Spears, or Grenda) will hem Kramer for the American championship.' The rider mentioned as Kramer's most likely conqueror has been one of the Australian bunch which has done fo well in Yankecland. But Kramer comes along again, and stalls them off. Jacky Clnrk finished second to ihe wonderful Yankee sprinter -hrce times, v/hile Go'illet has done so twice, snd now it is the turn »f Boh Spears, the bril liant Sydney rider, to do so. This season the championship was decided hy a series of six races, the rider scoring most points in the lot to win. U'- to .Iulv 16 five racer, had been decided, and Kramer had woa the lot. On the dote in question he met Bob Spears in the final of the two miles, and the Sydney crack ?avc him nnc of the hirdcst races of his career. The American led over the last two laps. and. although Spears was overhauling him at everv kick of the pedals nnd f...
NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
NOTES. TI. E. Coleman known to his intimate friends (n the cvcling world as 'Foxy.' has. it is said, retired from racinc. Hr now scales over 13st. Coleman was a fine rider. M-hrt would have -made a name for himself with proper training. He could not spare the time from business to train properly, and yet he won a good many races. Cyclists will all extend the hand of sym pathy to Mr. Fred Lvons, the well-known Leazue official, whose eldest son has been killed in France. There was rather a unioue happening In con nection with the annual 20 miles championship of the Dulwich Hill Club held on Saturday last. The three brothers Little rilled the places, Mick scoring the victory from T. Little and J. Little. The winner is aptly named, for there Is not much of him. but he rides well. There were only half-a-doren competitors. Tom Tracey must have a list of fastest-time wins a yard long. He scored another on Satur dav in the Enfield-Burwood Club's eight miles, riding the course in the fairly ...
MELBOURNE ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
I MELBOURNE ITEMS Dy OLD PLAYER. The V.C.A. c.-cccmivc met on Monday prin cip.-.lly 'c dirci'f5 '.!ic coming season's pro Eram7r.». At least two districl club? were anxious to reiurr.e the ordinary Pennant lames, which were drop;i:d last year. The «;c:utivc was unanimous!./ n.-.a-nst playiiiR for n Pen nant, anfl reto!vcd to recommend to the As sociation that r.on-coiipctitive ruirchcs hs plaved on the ?mt lines as las; season. This will have pej'.cvnl supnort. as the- games were pl.ivcd keenlv rnouRh last year. The 7.p.';uhI ll^tT'.in' of th? Aysocialion rlne^ not take n'acc un:i; ihe third Monday in Sco temhtr. i;: nrccr.lance wilh ihe rules. Tim. Er, I have '''.tr nointed out. is f.nr too !ato and the .:on:l cxa;nplr of the Sydney Assoc iation .-hou'ii he follr-vei!. The clubs here also meet 1-ler I'.-.-n in S/dn;y. and the con sequence is tha: th-'ngs ?tt rurhed when a little cahr delibciation vould he inv.tluahlc. One a-gument advanced ir. that the cricket financial year doc- n...
TO-DAY'S RIFLE FIXTURES CLUBS FOR RANDWICK. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
TO-DAY'S RIFLE FIXTURES r|.ri!S KOR RAXmVH-K. 4,w!ltrc1 Wiiri'lKxrrillCii Vutlll syilni rvilmulit I'ublli- WorU llcpt. Cor,. ..M 1'riT. Cockatoo l),..\.:ir.!i i'-rrjmatl.. llriiminr.i'1'- !'-'-l :-i|.| IVI.'prjph lliil'.vi'!. Hill I'jU.:- Ijnpnriuin K.iiurrn SmIiii.-I- i.Viri'traMirumr-. li.-i.(. VMerclfr limultrlrk InMiliili llml. I'rinrll', -il-!» Pii-evili.. M-i:-,';'. Ilil! Iliiilwuis I.rirt!::ii'i!s Sj-ilnn' IJMii. l-rp,.r(.|i,T' ' S.viinoy ll»rlm.'.Tri-.t l.«»:i.li''rini.tirri.inn S.itlnov l.'oll (lull V. lroiK.lll.in Wairr lliwr.l 'ir-''-i'i WrMrrn hul.nrln N.-.uouu VulLihlrt' S* i. \r
CRICKET [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
CRICKET By SUBSTITUTE. About 20 players, representing Balmain, i Petersham, Gordon, and North Sydney, made the trip to French's Forest last Sunday and . put in a good day's work. Neither 20 players I nor four clubs, however, is a decent represcn- , Ution of cricket, but, no doubt, now that He ] movement has sot a start, more will come | along. September 10 and October S have been de- ; cided upon ai, ihe next days upon which the j clubs referred to will operate or. the 'Cric- ke'eri' Block, ' hut there is nothinR to Mop : individuals or croups from going up on inter- : venins Sundays. In the event of a club or . group deciding to go. it would be necessary tu acquaint Mr. Iredalo, secretary of the Associa tion, with the fact, so that he can arrange ' lra'S!:Ort' ? . j At the 17th annual meeting of the Surrey I United C.C.. Mr. E. J. Lahifl occupied the j chair. The secretary's annusl rcpori -ihnweil that the club had a very successful season, con sidering the circumstances. This club...
THE RIFLE [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
THE RlFLE By RANGE-FINDER. The new British service rifle, a specimen of | whlrh has just been received by the Common- I wealth military authorities, ir. like its parent, the short Lee-Enficld. just the oh! ami, modi fied to suit the conditions under which the prc sent war is being fought. Just as the older pattern :ihort-rifle came into I being to replace the long weapon, as the direct | mult nf thr Ipusnnr. learned in South Africa. ! so trench warfare conditions have i-iP.ucnccd the desiRners of the new rifle, which will Ve known ai th; Lcc Knfie'.d Mark VII. The new rifle embrace:! several features that will commend themselves to rifle clubmen, but amongst them the most remarkable is the aperture rear-sight. By thors riflemen who can look hack to the days when the aperture was absolutely forbidden in military competitions, nnd who recollect how. when it* use for fixed target work was at last grudeinglv permitted.it was still barred in service shootinu. its adop tion on the Army ri...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
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MARK MITCHELL COMPLAINS. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
MARK MITCHELL COMPLAINS 'Whatever the initials of your contributor Tee Tee may denote, be sure it will nnt h» the Truth Teller, for hi, ima,nnaU?n is much more to be admired than his accuracy. It is extraordinary what a mountain of tafmdiddJes can be constructed from a pebble of fact. It is quite true that I once went round in 84. It was one of those red-letter days ?vhich has compensated for many months of earnest en deavor, bad luck. Sad lies, and hirt «!=,, i. may be also true tnat I may have broken the E°.t°i.n- V?iw occa?Ion«. but ihe handicapper, with his full experience ind tnowledge. may be trusted to be more correct in his judgment than a disgruntled golfer, who has failed to secure a ball from a seemingly easy victim. Mark Mitchell is too modest as to his capabilities as a golfer, and I am afraid las failed to keep count of hl» scores of 85 and under. At any rate a ball is little enough to lose for the pleasure of playing round with him, for he is 'not only a genial compan...
GOLF NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
GOLF NOTES By TEE TEE. I have received the following reply to the remarks of 'One of the Framers of tte Leura Pot' regarding handicapping in that event, which are of Interest: — 'The letter published recently by on; of the originator* of the 'Leurn Pot' competition on the subject of handicapping four ball milches ii interesting, but hardly conclusive. Although the results quoted ap Dcar satisfactory at .1 first reading, it is well to remember that in all games where luck can not be eliminated results may be obtained in sritc of. uuite as much as bec.-mse of. the adoD tion of n certain system of handicapping. It would be quite as instructive to know in how many of the matches vhich resulted in easy winn the winning side was composed of a short and a lone-marker, as to know thtt so m«ny matcher, were won by the narrowest margin. ! 'If the argument that long-handicap players j reiifn scores within a few strokes of scratch I or plus men is sound, what result might be ex- I peeled if two...
SID SULLIVAN & WAVE GEIKIE Are to Meet at Brisbane To-night [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 26 August 1916
SID SULLIVAN & WAVE GE/K/E Are to Meet at Brisbane To-night Sid Sullivan, the once great featherweight champion of Australia, and .the 9 stone ex crack of Queensland, Wave-Geikie, are to meet in their return. match at Brisbane to-night. As each man is said to be in very fine form, it is safe to predict that they will supply a great Tl-e pair met previously on January 2, 1015, when Geikie. after a bitter struggle had his man so far gone, that the referee called a halt in the 19th round. . On that occasion they met at the 9 stone limit but lo-night the weight is to be 9.2 or 9 4 a pourtdage that should suit the veteran nicely and if in condition he should see the full journey through. Should Sullivan accom plish this he would stand an excellent chance of scoring a points decision over his more youthful and less experienced opponent, whose recent defeat by ' Frank Thorn would lead one to believe he had not improved. Sullivan's K.O. victory over Wally Vincent makes it appear as ...