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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
BOXING TAUGHT by WILL DIBLEY, . M LOWER CAMPBELL STREET, svmnr mus. Bon vmxiins for 10-Round Contata at Ha-Un» to rectlM Special Attention. YOOB 'OLD FRIESD, JOE ANDREOLI HAS OPENED A COMMODIOUS, UP-TO-DATE, 9 TABLE BILLIARD ROOM. At 07 CASTLEREAGU ST.. SYD-TET (Next Asstu and Robertson'! and Near Tivoll Thtitre). McMillan, deery i go., ltd. SPORTS DEPOT AND TOBACCONISTS, S3 CASTLEnEAOH STREET (Opp. Hotel Australia). CHUBS, MEmUOBUM, HIES, Ell
BRANNIGAN v. SPARGO International Featherweights at Melbourne To-night [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
BRANNIGAN v. SPARGO International Featherweights at Melbourne To-night Patsy Brannigan is to be the first of the recently-arrived American team to show on this side of the world, for to-night, at Mel bourne, he is to face the local nine-stone champion, Bert Spargo. In view of the great popularity the cedar toppci little American enjoys in this State, I think it would have been wiser on Mr. Baker's KILLED IN ACTION. Acting-Corporal H. A. H. (Pat) Cameron, formerly of the Ebstera Suburbs Rugby Union Football Club, who met his death In the great fight at Pozlere3 between July 23 and 27. part to have made a start with Patsy ,at head quarters. StilL if he can more than hold his own against Spargo his meeting here, with Hill, Simpson, Geikie or Godfrey should the latter get away with Sullivan, later on, will attract a fine house. Patsy was born at Pitts burgh, Pennsylvania, on May 8, 1888, and has been in the game since 1904, starting, evi dently, in Tils sixteenth year, and having spent ...
NEXT MONDAY NIGHTS CONTESTS GOOD SPORT PROMISED. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
NEXT MONDAY NIGHT'S CONTESTS GOOD SPORT PROMISED. If I mistake not, next Monday night's contest at the Sydney Stadium locks like being oC a vigorous and exciti.ir; nature. The main event is to b: a 22-minute-round battle between that tou;;h. came and hardhit ting pair of welters. Fe.-nand Qucndrcux of France, and Owen Cairns, of Queensland. The rrcn arc in splendid condition, and, having acted as sparring partners for each other, should know the twists and turns to a nicety, and will, as a result, supply an interesting bout. a 10-round draw last Monday niiht. =re to sup ply the I5-rounder. They are hound by articles of agreement.to make 11.6 ringside une'er a sub stantial forfeit. Their respective weights on Monday last were : Widden 11.3. ard Foran 11. 6J, and as the latter would be all th; better with a pound or so off. he should run no risk of paying the forfeit. As T expect him to be in ' better shape thi3 time, will look to him to se cure the verdict, n not by a knock-out, then...
YOUR ASSISTANCE NEEDED [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
YOUR ASSISTANCE NEEDED A few pounds is needed In a very good cause, viz., to secure a pony and trip (or that ster ling little chap. Corporal Stead, whose life was saved at the front by good old Battling Taylor. Little Stead is still suffering from nerves, and finds it hard to get .round, to say nothing of making a living for his wife and two little children, but in possession of a trap he would improve his position very materially. I have £11 already in hand, and with about £9 more we should be able to send the plucky little fellow on his way rejoicing. Surely I will have no difficulty in collecting this amount. Donations, no. matter how small, will be grate fully acknowledged.
LAST THURSDAY'S MATINEE [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
LAST THURSDAY'S MATINEE There was a large crowd at the Stadium last Thursday afternoon, when a short, but very bright, programme of vaudeville end boxing items were greatly enjoyed. Fernand Quendrenx leathered away at his countryman. Peter Jackson, who must be made of exceptionally tough material, for be took the former's famous heavy smashes without flinch ing. Then came one of the very best exhibition bouts I have ever seen at these mid-week re Smith and Owen Cairns, the Queenslandex. It was great, and if Cairns had come with a big American record he would not have . given greater satisfaction. He is the goods without a doubt, ind I would not be surprised if he won' the welter title in the very near furore. Les Darcy showed great speed and condition in a three-rounds' Bpar with Joe Kane, .whose antics towards the finish were most amusing, Artie Magirl and Sid Francis sparred two very good rounds, Francis showing, marked im provement, so much so as to make one wonder why he is not ...
SYDNEY CLUB ITEMS [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
SYDNEY CLUB ITEMS Tbe first of a scries of snooker tourrarrents has just been concluded at the rooms. Tncre was an entry of 35, and the result was a win for George Bell (scratch) from A. L. Da. is Uec. 20). The second snooker tournament, which is to commence next week, has attracted the ?plendid entry of 46. A dominoes tourney has drawn 30 entries. Indoor competitions arc eoing well at the cluo A meeting of the committee is to be held on Wednesday evening next, at the club rooms, to decide what form of competition, if any, shall encage the members on the Lirlu-ko.'rs hu.i day.
CUMBERLAND CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
CUMBERLAND CLUB. A committee meeting o| the Cumberland Club ? a to be held on Monday evening nest, to make arrangements for the club's next io-npe:ition, ? which will take the form of an acceleration | test, and which will probably be held ou Scp- ? tember 16, zt Rooty Hill. j S. Barker, a member of the club, who «i- I listed immediately upon the outbreak of war. j putting in some months at Rabaul, and subse qnently going to France, is now a lieutencnt. | Ray Patterson, a popular member. v.-ho en listed some months ago. and is attached to the I Signalling Corps, is just recovering from a ! broken elbow. Jim Willis, the popular judge of the Cum berland Club, is the proud father of a sen and heir. In the eventful evening, Jim, while travelling at about 50 to the hour for doctors, rurscs. etc., collided with another vehicle, and fell heavily. As a result, he lost 3 lot of skin. These newly-married men are apt to get excited on such occasions.
FOR THE BOYS AT THE FRONT. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
. FOR THE BOYS AT THE FRONT. The Sydney Club is taking a step which should be followed by other clubs. It has ap pointed a committee consisting of Mcs.-ri. C. E. Marriette, B. O. Jones, ana K. U. Head, to arrange for the sending of a pared of Christ mas cheer to club members. It is hoped to raise £20, and subscriptions are now invited from the members. This will, in ;i measure. *how the club's soldier boys tha1. they are not iorgotten by those who arc, fro;n various rci M-ns, unable to join them at the frcnt.
DAVE SMITH v. ART MAGIRL Australia v. America at the Stadium To-night [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
DAVE SMITH v. ART MAGIRL Australia v. America at the Stadium To-night Many weeks of constant training under the capable handling of Patsy Burke Is sufficient to guarantee that the American middleweight. Art Magirl, will be in the pink of condition to-night, when he is to appear in his first Australian contest, his opponent being ex-champion Dave Smith, who having recovered from the effects of his last battle with Les Darcy is also in great fettle. Many American feribes have had kind things to say of the visitor, who, when in the United States was a welterweight, very little is known of his actual ability. Still, a fortnight back, in an exniDition spar witn fritz Holland, he gave one the impression .that he was of the Al brand, but in opposition to Demlen a week later he was anything but attractive. The fact of Demlen being much the lighter might have caused Artie to be a little lenient. I prefer to think this, and give the American the benefit of the doubt by gauging him only on wha...
FORAN AND WIDDERS A DRAW [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
FOR AN AND W1DDERS A DRAW A finer built pair than Les Widders, 11.3, and Larry Foran 11.6], would be hard to find. Their mission was a 10 two-minute round bout, for the purpose of deciding which of the two was to be Henri Tyncke's first opponent in Australia. By clever feinting Foran caused V/idders to frequently, miss with left attempts in the first round, but bringing his right round with crashing force Widders scored three times to the head, and did the better work in the opening round. The lighter man looked a winner in the early part of the second session, when he uppercut a Fnorl ripht In thr chin, switnf ihf w^annn tn the car, and ripped it to the body. But Larry's right swing immediately came in reply, and then at close quarters each swung mighty right thumps to the ribs. On breaking away Widders reached the head with his right. In the third round Foran's stock went up with a jump. At long range and in close he scored freely with eaoh hand. A left swing to the chin near the ...
O'MALLEY (11.44) DEFEATS DEMLEN (10.13). [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
O'MALLEY (11.41) DEFEATS DEMLEN (10.13). The twenty two-minute round - contest, be tween Tom O'Malley and Henri Demlen, after going the full journey, was won on points by O'Malley by a wide margin. Frequently he went within an ace of putting the Belgian down for the full count, but the latter's fine condition and rare pluck enabled him to quickly recover and fight back with renewed vigor. ? Jimmy Hill has signetf to meet Ben Palmer at the Sydney Stadium at 9.8 ringside. Fritz Holland has wisely decided to have a spell from active Bcrvice, and daring the next two or three months will devote all his time to his physical culture, boxing, and eeneral gym
PROFESSIONAL ROWING NOTES [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
PROFESSIONAL ROWING NOTES At a - meeting on Thursday night, members of the Parramatta River, Balmain Ladies' and Double Bay Ladies' clubs decided to hold a moonlight excursion on Tuesday, October 11. and a regatta on the following Saturday, both in aid of McDevitt, the sculler who recently returned seriously wounded. On September 23 the Hunter River Club will hold a regatta for the same purpose, at New castle, and a number of Sydney scullers have promised to assist.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
A. BYERS V (MEMBER TATTERSAUVS CLUB, SYDNEY.) VICTORIAN CLUB, MELBOURNE. STAND 4 Randwick Paddock Now Open — A.J.C. and V.R.C. Derbies Epsom and Metropolitan Caulfield and Melbourne Cups DOUBLE, STRAIGHTOUT, PLACE ASK FOR LATEST PRICE LISTS STARTING PRICE, WIN OR PLACE ALL GOVERNMENT LICENSED RACECO URSES IN AUSTRALASIA. SUFFICIENT ADDRESS— A. BYERS. SYDNEY.
AMONG THE BOXERS : BRIGHT GOSSIP FROM ALL PARTS Artie Magirl is to have Dave Smith as Opponent To-night at Stadium [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
AMONG THE BOXERS :: BRIGHT GOSSIP FROM ALL PARTS $-+*t- ♦???» «x^ -&?»?& 4~3- -£-♦-$- Artie Magirl is to have Dave Smith as Opponent To-night at Stadium :: By Solar Plexus Next Saturday night Babe Picato and Llew Edwards are to meet at the Melbourne Sta dium, Another big crowd is expected to turn up at French's Forest to-morrow to continue their Rood work of preparing homes for returned wounded soldiers. As usual a start is to be made at 9. o'clock from the Custom House, Cir cular Quay. Two bricklayers and two carpen ters axe badly wanted. Moving pictnres are to be taken of next Sa turday's night's Darcy-Clabby contest, also that in which the former end George Chip will ap pear in on September 30. Fred Kay, not the ex-wcltcr and present middleweight champion of Australia, wiltcs from Summer Hill : — 'On reading through your boxing notes last Saturday week I no ticed your comment's on Fred Kay's reach, aho that of the lad named Kcrr. Knowinf, I had a fair reach I beca...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
1 BAKER'S STADIUM rrrso'ul Direction . .. .. BEG. L. BAKER. TO-NIGHT - DOORS OPEN 7 O'CLOCK - TO-NIGHT rSTUtX.lTIOXAI. HHAVrWEtCHT CONTEST, S.M T.SL: (ARTtEj IUAVB) MAGIRL v. SMITH nrrt Try-out 7 15 ' FirM Preliminary T.IO-Al. CL'LLEN r. EDDIE McLEAX. Eecond Preliminary U-SOT ' SMITH T. BOB JKHICAX. mciS:— 10/ (Itei.), 5/, S/, and I/. ? ^^ySl NEXT MONDAY NIGHT DOORS OPEN 7 O'CLOCK. W ? ©? WlL. INTERNATIONAL JlTLTKIinTICIIT CONTEST. 20 ROUNDS, 8.50 t f Jt£*\'mK FERNAND QUENDKEUX v. OWEN CAIRNS. ? 'A'tir^S5n lisi 8 'aifcUlnivoichM LK3. WIDDI'JIS r. LARRY FORAN. lKjh^^LJ[| I SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 9. rStlf^ ?— i-^rTfil Cliai' ?'?''- Jn:1 i:'' l;''''rm' S«'a '??tS ?'?''' *'? 'sx Plan now open at J. rroml 1,1 I'^m'-hll Jl.l ' IU.ti.-l A:Htn.li«. Book lUrly uul avoid dUuppoihtment. ' Matirec nc-t' Tl-uriday. startinz 3 p.m. Training exhibitions : Jimmy ?Clabby, Les Darcy. Hen-i Ty'l-e Larrv ^ Koran or Les Widden. Jimmy Hill, and Benny Palmer. Six-round - comrl»s7 Geore- SlValcs and Don McDon...
SID GODFREY v. SID SULLIVAN Gritty Featherweights in Return Match at Brisbane To-night [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
SID GODFREY v. SID SULLIVAN Gritty Featherweights in Return Match at Brisbane To-night Our Brisbane correspondent states th.it Wave Gcikie. owing to having to go into camp in connection with his military training, the hard 1 hitting young Qucenslander will be unable to fulfil his contract with Stadiums Limited and meet Sid Godfrey at the Brisbane Stadium to night, consequently his place will be filled by another Sydneyslder in the person of Sid Sullivan. These little men met on July 10 at the Syd ney Stadium, and put up one of ttie best con tests seen there. Sullivan had a shade the better of matters at the end of the twenty rounds, which were of two minutes each: but the decision — a draw — met with a storm of ap plause, many present wno ncreea mat auny n»o a small margin in his favor expressing the : opinion that separating so fine a pair would have been a pity. Now. if they can only do | as well this time the sports of Brisbane will enjoy a treat. Taking everything into considera...
HARRY DENHAM OUTPOINTS GEORGE SHALES [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
HARRY DENHAM OUTPOINTS GEORGE SHALES Even though he was declared winner over George Shales In trie six round bout list .Mon day night, the clever flyweight, Harry Denh«m, did not show us anything like his true form. In evasion he war all that -could be desired, excepting once, . when a' left smash catching him on the mouth, put him down heavily, but he failed to do sufficient in attack after re ceiving this punch. In the first round, after retreating nicely from the French boy's swings, Harry returned with light, but point-scoring lefts to the nose, and ere corners rang, swung with all his strength a right to the jaw, and cleverly ducked a right which meant out, had It landed. Dcnham scored points for defence during. the second round, and also got home a few light taps with his left, but after being knocked down in the third, as already described, be was much too careful, hence the reason of the de cision in his favor being met with so much disapproval. READ THE REFEREE For W. F. Co...
A GOOD PERFORMANCE. [Newspaper Article] — Arrow — 2 September 1916
A GOOD PERFORMANCE, At Dobroydc. a medal competition was piayea en Saturday which was responsible for a bril liant illort Dy A. Mitchell, especially on the outward journey, which he ciiu in 38 (bogey hgurca;, i, i. j, 4, 0, 3, 5, J, 4. He had two holes under and two holes over bogey. He was □ ot nearly so steady on the second half, which he negotiated in 40. llu lull score was B4 14 — 70, a very rinc etlort for a man on 50 high a hanaicap. OLher good scores were J. O. Bold 124) 7o, E. T. Jones (15) 75.