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SIB JOSEPH BANKS T GRAND HANDICAP [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
SIB JOSEPH BANKS T GBAND HANDICAP. The following aro the handicaps for tho Sir Joseph Banks Toiith Grand Handicap of 250 hovs., and a 25 guinea gold chronograph, to bo run oil March 5, SJ, aud 12 Yds. Yds. H. Hutchens ? 9 F. V. West ? 19 C. Sainneie (a) ... 9 H. M. Massey ...10 -j. Combo (a) ... 10 A. O'JSoil ... iy T. M. Malouu ...12 W. O'Mealy... ... 19 h. A. Cussimer ... 12 B. Parntll ? 19 A. Trindor ? M T. Pringlo ? 19 3i. E. Myers ... ... M W. Spruuklta ' ' 19 : \».H. Skitch ... 1* W.Parker ? 19 : J. M'GarripU ...1* g. G. Penny ? 10 ?; A.l'arroll ? \\ W.1-. Quick. ? 18 T Gaueu ... ... 1* J.B. West .„ - 19 T.Lmole ... ! ??? M W. Wihurd ? 10' J Heiwney ? 1+1 O. L. Bose . ... 10 . T. J.iivilUtta ...MS W.C.Suah... ? ...19 J.Moody - ... 'I H. Solomon ... ...19 F. Hojrers ... ... M* ,J. Vartar 10 M. V. Morrissey ... 15- a. L. A. Willari 19 Joe i'rico ? ? M tJ.'WJlJmaig. ? ... 19 J. Weatwood.... .... 15 Wood .... ... 19 Dick Stovenb..'. ??? J® W. C. AUOntt ... 19 W. elements (a) ...IS...
THE CARRINGTON HANDICAP. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
THE CAR RIN GTON HANDICAP. Tlie final night of tho above handioap was attended by about 4000 pooplo, and everything passed off with groat ruccess. In tho second round two dead heats wore run, and the run ning was of a very fair class. Samuels ran vory woll in his heat, but ho had tho misfor tune to meet the ultimate winner of tho han dicap. In tho socond round the conduct of O. Donohuo, a reputed performor in tho Now England district, callod for tho consideration of tho committee, and after hearing what tlio sprintor himself had to say, rewarded his efforts by disqualifying him for twelve months. The fastest and best raco of tho whole night, and if not tho handicap, was that in which tho Victorian sprintor Wilkinson was boaten by barely afoot by Hayes. Wilkinson ran a most deggod raco, and it is said if ho had won the boat that ho would likewise soctire tho final. Bo this as it may, tho fact is plain that the heat was tun three yards quickor than tho final, and the sevoro strugglo a...
CRICKET NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
[?] (Bt 'Not Out.') I Tho past week Iihh been morn eventful than those of its predocesnors. For uiuny ?weeks cricket has been rather discounted by tho counter attractions, but once again the cricket loving public are to have a jre ry happy fortnight indeed. The great event of the past week, viz., tho third mutch between Shaw's t/\am and tlio New South Wales Eleven, has ended not altogether unexpectedly in a very flattering victory for ' our boys.' The Ifinglish captain cannot declaim the awards of Dame Fortune thi3 time, as he had the choice of the wickets, and who can lie blame if he has made any mistake. The most singular occurrence in tho^ match -3 the stato of tho game whon Bates, assisted by 'byes,' made the whole score while no less than four of the best batsmen on the English side wero dis missed for duck eggs. Can it'be that Bates is tho only man who can fathom the mys terious trundling of Messrs. Turner and Ferris, or what in it ? Shrewsbury seldom fnils to score. Barlow is...
Melbourne Annual Regatta. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
Melbourne Annual Regatta. A marked success attended the first re gatta held at Albert Park, under the aus pices of the Victorian Rowing Association, on Saturday last. About 3000 spectators paid for admission to the reserve, and largo numbers took seats in the gratid stand, from which they derived the double plea sure ot an excellent view ui une iiunu) succeeding contests and the full enjoyment of the music of St. Joseph's Band, from Tasmania, which played a more than or dinarily well-selected programme of twelve pieces. The programme, which was ably carried out in all its details, comprised eleven rowing events and one sailing con test. The entries received for the former were very large, and as the width of the course only permitted of three crows rowing atone time, 30 licats had to bo decided before finality could be obtained. The succession of races was, therefore, bo quick that iu several instances the boats engaged in one heat were almost caught up by those in r. The interest a...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
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SYDNEY AMATEUR SAILING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
SYDNEY AMATEUR, SAILING CLUB. Tho Sydnoy Amateur- Sailing Club wa3 favoured with a grand day last Saturday, and the three races were finished in good timo. The first event was tho Mayor's Cup, the J. S; Poyen this time showing her rivals tho way from start to finish. The light weather just suited hor, and Mr. Jewett took advantage of it and sailed hor well. I was glad to seo him score a win atter so many attempts. The Lotus did not seem to travel so well as on the previous occasion, and from what I could see they spoilt tho set of their mainsail for the topsail, by lowering the peak. Tho Asteroid (or as I tho wag has it tho ' Tortoise,') stuck to ' her opponents very v. ill, considering the' fit out she hod on, hot this is no doubt - due to the seamanship st Harry Stevens. - If old Boreas will put a few hands on the j bellows the next occasion, which is next ' Saturday, thero is no doubt that the Aste roid will have her day out. i As it stands at present the Lotus and r Poyen each h...
BOWING NOTES. (By "CORNSTALK.") [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
BOWING NOTES. (By 'Counstalk.''! In the Wills Challenge Sculls J. J. Ruwald, of tho Manly Club, had tho mis fortuno in the first heat to meet the Yarra crack Ainley, and had to suffer defeat. The following are the entries for the Ballarat Regatta, to be hold on Friday next Maiden Sculls— A. R. Itidgway, Albert-park ; J. Warnock, Harbor Trust ; E. Cazally, Ballarat. Maiden Four— Wendource, Ballarat, Ballarat City, Barwon. Senior Four— Corio, Ballarat City, Ballarat, Melbourne, Albert-park, Wendonree. Maiden Eight — Ballarat, Bal larat City, Corio, Wendonree. Junior Eight— Ballarat City .Ballarat, Wendource, WUliamstown. Senior Eight— Corio. The following are the entries for tho Barwon (Geelong) Regatta, to take place on the 23rd instant : — Maiden Four-oared Gig Race— Colac, Williamstown, Barwon clubs. Maiden Foar-oared Race— Wen- douree, Warrnauibool, Ballarat, Barwon, Mercantile. Junior Four-oared Raee— Ballarat, Barwon, Corio. Maiden Eight oared Race— Wendonree, Yarra ^arra, Balla...
QUEENSLAND SPORTING BRISBANE, Monday. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
QUEENSLAND SPORTING I (FBOH OUB OWN OORRESTONDEWt). Bbibbanb. Monday. Somo fow woeks ngo I sent you word that we had boen overwhelmed with a Becond deluge up hero, and that tho condition of the country was terrible. As I antici pated, the Logan and Albert) Jockey Club have had to postpone their meeting on account of the roads being rendered im passable, the lands being flooded, and the severe Josses in tuo uiscrici. in auopting this course they are undoubtedly right, for tho , meeting must havo resulted disas trously. The money that would have been wasted this year can be added on to next season's meeting, and will make it a bumper one. Surely we shall not be visited with another such flood. We may bo a very iniquitous lot of people here, but about one flood in twenty years is about what wo deserve as punishment for our misdoeds. If we have moro there will be nobody left to repent, which would bo a calamity indeed. Mr. Thomas Brayford, tho hon. sec. of the club, has sent the followi...
SAILING AND ROWING. SAILING NOTES ROYAL SYDNEY YACHT SQUADRON. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
SAILING AN1) ROWING. SAILING NOTES'* I By ' Backstay.'! ROYAL SYDNEY YACHT SQUABROK. Last Saturday's yacht race was- very far from being an interesting one, except dur ing the earlier part of it, between the Sirocco and Assegai, they keeping well together until Bluefish was passed. The Harpy and Carina kept ono another' com- pany nearly all through ; these boats wero the two first and two last, leaving the Sao in the middle. She was noarlv n.11 fln-Ait-rli the race after passing Harpy off Shark Point by herself, though onco. off George's Head, tho last time down, , sho got very close to the Assonni. The day was a poor' ono for a yacht raco, there being very little wind, so this very seriously effected' tho Harpy's chances, her sails being small, and'- her squareheader not much good'. I think Mr. Williams wanted to find out what sho would do with the Sirocco before making the contemplated alterations. Mr. Reeks, who was on board on Saturday, is, I believe, to carry out these improvem...
PRESENTATION TO MR. BEIGGS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
PRESENTAOEON TO MR. BRIGGS. At the conclusion of the play on Saturday Mr. S. Cohon prosented' Mr; Briggs,. on behalf of the donor (Mr.. Walec);, with- a hant&oine trophy for tho highest iudividtoiV* scoro on tbo E!nglish sido during the last matoh. against New Soi5li Wales nnd Victoria combined. Tho trofby takes tho form of a gold Hhiold.shaped x-endiuitr, surmounted by a coronet, on tlvcsffaoe of wliicl» tho wiu~er's initials (J. B.) aro -formed with small diamonds. On tho reverse is tlie- usual inscription, tlie wholo forming a very handsome trophy. Mr. Briggs in resiK-ndiug thanked 'the donor for his kindneus and sympathy in presonting the trophy for compe tition amongst the Englishmen, nnd expressed groat pride at being the fortunate winner thereof. Rkdfbrh MF.RCArrriLK v. Brighton*.—' Won by the former by 33 runs. Scores : E.M., 71 ; Brigh ton, 38. ForthoR.M. Doherty (22), Geary (22), Burrows (12, not out) batted well.
Oriental v Surry United. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
Oriental^ v; Surrrr Unitod, Thoso cracks met ou Saturday afternoon on the Agricultural Ground for thu- above- cop. Tho ' Orios' woro the first to hat,. rail begun well, but after Merrick, Ernj Ironside, Meagher, and Luiand wore sent right al»out:tho rcatr-woro easily disposed of, tho inningH closing, for 12TV Merrick w4tli 55 tops the list, and. flayed, a really Hue innings, whiUt Mrnest Irousido aUo. cloyed frody for 33 runs. Lulandjna'le 12. by vonj; suro 'botting, but was unfortunately givon 'out- as boing caught, but tho ball, went off hia pad. This toUil waa but a wnall one to. lace for sack a team as Uie ? Surrys, but, a& far as- tho game hai gone it ld-oks as if thoy will uot reach it. When stumps were drawn tliey had six wickets down for 38 ~xuih, none of Mio- batsiaeu reaching double figurei. Fraser waa. rosponsiblo for the fall of five of ttiess for a total: cost of IS runs. He bowled spierjlidly, but v/iry straight and fast. Dounan did not meet wilii any suecesH, ...
RILEY CUP. Carthona v. Waverley Mechanics. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
HILEY CUP. Car thon?- 'wTCaverley Mecbaaics. 1 This match wis resumed ou Satnrday afternoon, contrary to gouemLexpoctation, Tke result, how ever was a ainglo inuiogs defeat for tho Mechanics. They, having run u^-/20 without losing a wickot on Saturday last, increased this score to 155 before they were all got rid of. Austin, of ' double con. tury'fame, played-.a* fino -innings ^ T gavo a couplo of chancos; -;u^»j^ierwiiM-tho innings | was a good oue. TJje-vx.atcli.with the- Rytles was not commonccfl r^-a account of this, ouo taking such a long, tivuo to firish. !
FOOTLIGHT FLASHES.. ARRIVALS I. D DEPARTURES. BENFITS Galore THE JOLLY JAPS.. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
JF00TLIQ1T FLASHES. ARRIVALS ~1 . D DEPARTURES. Eoiifita Galore. TaEUOMA' JAV3. Simonsen'a Ifalian Opera Company will open at tlio 'jlieatra Royal on tlio 5tli proximo, nnd i-o may safely anticipate n series of mufiail treats. The company has -achieved anhJuostly earned reputation in the metropolis bt tlie so.iolierii colony, nnd us there Will! be 110 alteration in tho personnel of the combination, success is certain to attend tliem liore. At tho Royal Carrie Swain is playing to ?good biisineis. It is useless to deny that this lady lias talent ot a high and extra ordinary character, but tho setting spoils her efforts. Yet in tlie Tomboy ?there is in evident intention on tin; part of tlu -writer to weave into his dramatic ntrrative a sequence of pathet ic incidents utterly disassociated from its general tenor. Pathos and bathos do not harmonise,, and the Tomboy would be a still gi-eator success .if tho pathetic scenes were omitted and tlie other portion of the play eliminated. Miss S...
The Sydney Driving Park. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
The Sydney Driving Part. A first-class afternoon's sport is provided by Mr.' Skinner and his committee for Saturday next at the Agricultural Society's ground, Moore Park. The programme will stretch si long way, and as the accep tances are numerous good Gelds may be oxnected. Black Trackkr looks well for the Time Handicap, and Snowmiift will make tho best of them move in the Free for-all. Of the Galloways Litit Judge reads nicely, and for the Selling Pony Race nothing looks better than Myrtle. I
THE COMING GREAT MATCH - ENGLAND V. AUSTRALIA. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
THE COMING GREAT MATCH-' ENGLAND V. AUSTRALIA. All arrangements in connection with tho organisation of the All Australian team havo not been definitely settled up to going to press. Blackliam is likoly to come, while Trumble and Bruce are likewise un certain. G. Giffen will not play, but his brother, W. Giffen, lias consented to play, we believe tnat Liyons rrom aoutu Aus tralia may also join in the fray. W. L. Murdoch will not play in tho ensuing match, which will be the last appearance of the English team in New South Wales. As the members of both teams aro well known adepts on a fast and dry wicket, the scores are likely to bo larger than those of late, and therefore the consest should bo the more exciting.
A NEW PLUMPTON. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
A NEW PLUMPTON A number of gentlemen interested In' coursing paid a visit to Rosehill racoconrso yesterday for the purpose of inspecting the pretty grounds and reporting on tho ad vantages it offers for coursing purposes. Mr. H. E. Lord and the other gentlemen were highly pleased with the place, and it is intended, we are informed, to transfer immediately, or as soon as the hare-proof nets have been erected, all the hares from Rooty Hill. Next winter our principal coursing meeting will be held much nearer the city, and -will no doubt be- bettor patronised than ever before.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
.JjviCAH -Amusements. ?' ? yp H E A T E E E 0 Y A L. Undor tho Management of Messrs. WILLIAMSON, GARNER am* MUSGROVE. jjQBOce ? Mr. Sa». Tjwar. Treasurer ... ... Mr, O. L. Goodman. Stage Manager ? Mr. W. H. Doom open at 7.C0. Ov*rtnr« at. a. CnrrmgeH 10.40, THIRD WEEK Of tbo CARRIE btfAlif REASON. Tho PRESS ami PUBLIC mmuiuioufl In uccordi^g u verdict » Of ?UNQUALIFIED SUCCESS - To tho Wonderful P« rf ormancn at f MISS CARRIE SWAIN, IN I HI. TOMBOY Recoived niirhtly by enthusiastic Audiences. NEW BONGS. DANCES, AND SPECIALTIES. Carrie (Tho Tomboy) ... (M.RRIE SWAIN. Otlior chiinict'TH by Messrs. Orevillo, Jonos, Geo. Leopold, Watson. Seagrave, Burford, Dark, Nelson, Mefdames Gordon, Mortyne, iowys, Drary. Watt-Turner. Durinc the action of tho play Miss Swain will introduon 'WHEN THE LEAVES BEGIN TO TURN, 'CARRIE THE TOMBOY,' 'TYROLEAN MAID.' AN AMERICAN MEDLEY/ And by special request, Tho Popular SONG and DANCE, ' Wo am ffolw to 1*- married next Sunday. Now Scenery by John Hciinings...
QUESTION BOX. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
QUESTION BOX. Adah.— Can you toll mo the first known ruunor P We havo not our Greek mythology at haud, but wo think tho querist has answered the question witK his nom deplume. . Heel and Toe. — Who is the best walker m Aus tralia to-day P M. Cann, of Ballarat, only a month ago put up the best record, but whether ho is better than Libeau, tho New Zealaudor, we cannot say. Innocent.— Is William Tell the best horso^ m Australia P— At weight-for-ago wo think William Tell would ho the best for six furlongs, but after that Trident. Wilson. — Can you tell me if Samuels is a hotter man thau Hutchens? — Wo cannot, and ap parently by the repeated matches the men do not know themsolvos. According to perfor mances Hutchens should beat Samuels by 5yds. %\)t Referee. 'A Record of a People's P-utima.' CONDUCTED BY EDWARD ELLIS. THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 1887.
BETWEEN DRINKS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
BETWEEX DRINKS. The Geelong Fire Brigade have struct. They say the place can go to blazes now. Tho insurance companies will not sub sidise the fire fighters, and they are willing to bo damned before they will squirt an other cup full of water, even if tho monu ment catches light. ? ? ? An item. ' Several clerks in the Works Department aro hoing retrenched.' This is a par from a contemporary. There is no mention, made of the use to which thoy will be put when they aro re-trenched. They will be planted with tares, I suppose. By tho way, is that Department called 'the Worts' because there is never any thing done there except trencher work ? * # * The Echo says ; — ' The tramway authori ties at Brisbane havo decided to apply for permission to utilise electricity for driving trams instead of horses.' Well, I never saw a horse drivon by electricity except on one oocasion, when a Shetland pony was driven through a corrugated iron tank owing to his kicking at a vagrant flash of lightning, b...
SPORTING ECHOES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 24 February 1887
SPORTING} ECHOES. Mr. Major speaks of resigning. Next electric Sheffield, March|19. Entries closo on Friday for Stawoll. Huon has returned from Melbourne. Robertson defeatod Grogan at quoits.. Banks Sheffield acceptanccs March 1. Cootamundra privileges realised J3240. Ulladulla Raco3 tako plnco on March 4. W. Best won Jnnoo Pigeon Match iof X50. T. T. Burns won the Electric Light Han dicap. Orango Blossom has not gone to Queens land. Morrissey has been placed in 10 Sheffield finals. Folly and Pinkio have loft fot New castle. X170 raised for the M'Gradc Memorial fund. Derrott received a nasty fall in Wel lington. E. M'Graw won tho light skiff race on Saturday. Ellington won the Park Handicap on Saturday. Mr. Ironsido progressing with his Bris bane taain. Banks Quarter-mile commences on Mon day next. Cirrington circular traok to be a fifth of a mile. Tho Canterbury Park meeting wns a de cided success. Burrowa and Newcastle races commence to-morrow. Young Fieldor won the firgt two race...