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AUSTRALIA V. ALL ENGLAND. FOURTH DAY (TUESDAY). [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
AUSTRALIA V. ALL ENGLAND. FOURTH DAY (TUESDAY). ihr match was contimuod and mushed on Tuesday morning. The licayv rain wliich fell during tho previous evening did not do much apparent damage to the wickets. Gunn ofli ciatod us umpiro in Swift's stoad, whilo Ferris iielded in Gunn's place. Lohmunn eontinuod to bowl, with the assistance of liriggs. Allen and Midwinter resumed their innings, but the hitter's was vory short lived. and he retired before lie had increased his scon;. 0—4—106. Turner then partnered Allen, and aftor a few minutes' busyscoring Turner was woll caught by Briirgs off Hates' bowling. 7—9—121. Garrett filled tho open ing, and was unfortunate enouirh to lose his partner Allen in a very short tiuio, who was caught; by Tumor, Gnmi'/* substitute, off I3utes at mid-off. 8— !H)— 120. Forris camo next, but after adding 2 to the total was run out in foolishly attempting a short run. 9—2 —135. Uurton filed in last of all. but assisted Garrett to raise tho total to 151, whe...
ATHLETICS IN MELBOURNE. MELBOURNE, Monday Night. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
ATHLETICS IN MELBOURNE. (PllOM OUR OWN CORRESPONDENT.) Melbourne, Monday Night. The wrestle between Dunn, the cham pion, in the Cumberland stylo, and Thomas and Blackburn, on Friday last, at the Bijou, was an exceedingly taking exhibi tion of skill and science, though the wretched— 'glfil' ihi'jfnt well havo dis pirited the w'en, for at no time were there a hundred and fifty present at tlie audi torium. The referee who had been chosen by the men proved a very chatty indi vidual, and made the proceedings quite lively by his jocular method of addressing the audience, as when he informed them that there would be an interval of fifteen minutes between the falls in order that they might go to the bar and have a drink — at their own expense, or when, in re sponse to a growl that there wns no fall because both men nearly came down together, he assured the spectators that he knew what a no fall or dog fall was as well as any man, and his decision was that it was a fair fall. Dunn wrestled i...
WRESTLING MATCH. DUNN THROWS BLACKBURN AND THOMAS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
WRESTLING MATCH. DUNN THROWS BLACKBURN AND THOMAS. ? A very small audience, about 120 all told, assembled in tho Bijou Theatre on Friday afternoon, to witness the contest between Dunn, the champion of the world, against Blackburn and Thomas, for the best of nine f ills, Cumberland style only. Captain ,1. Cowan was chosen as referee by the men. i'hiy commenced at twenty-two minutes past four, Dunn wrestling with Thomas first. The men played for some vtime, trying for a hold, which was obtained after about ten minutes. A sharp struggle for about half a-minute ended in a slip and a Ijreak away. They, however, soon got hold again, andnfter another half-minute Dunn placed Thomas cleanly on his back, time from the start being fifteen minutes. After fifteen minutes interval it was announced that Thomas had in the contest ricked his side, and could not wrestle any more. Blackburn, who is a powerful man of nuggcty -build, announced that ho would play the match out. A quick hold, a determined...
THE Y. R. C. AUTUMN MEETING MELBOURNE. Monday evening. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
THEY. R.C. AUTUMN MEETING (from our own correspondent. Melbourne. Monday evening. Since the Inst meeting great improve ments have been made by tlie V.R.C. com mittee, including extension of tho grand stand so as to accommodate another (-000 people. The paths have been asphalted, improvements made in the means cf in gress and egress, and on the whole tho al terations made proved highly satisfactory, aud of great convenience. 'I lie attendance improved during the day. Although the going was somewhat heavy tlie racing was good, although no fast time could be made. The question of short races lias recontl3' received considerable attention in sporting circles, and the moot poiut whether they are hotter than long races remains un settled. Five and six furlong races attract the largest number of entries, and result in more numerous payments into the funds of the clubs, and from this standpoint the committee adjudge them far and away ahead of two and three mile events. An other matter to be...
SPORTING ECHOES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
SPORTING 1 ECHOES. Despot is still in a winning mood. ^620,000 was never offered for Ormonde Stanborougli raco meeting is registered Gadfly wofi another pony raco yesterday Yatterina has been Bent on a visit t.i Somnus. ' Lord of the Lake is turned out for a Sentenco won two races and ran thin] m Newcastle. 1 The Hon. J.White has won three V R o St.Legers. ' ' ' Ellington represents Fielder's stable at Maitland. Fourteen Newmarket Handicaps have been run. \ Murrurundi races take placo on March 23 and 24. Trident had no diflionlty in appropria ting the Leger. The Winton R.C. has joined the N.Q.l;. Association. Tho Gympie T.C. announces an Easter race meeting. When George Watson dies, what will Flemington do P The Anniversary Handicap of 1888 k worth .£2000. Sir Joseph Banks acceptances excei^ tionally good. The New Zealanders are jubilant over Lochiel's victory. What's to stop Nelson from winning tlie Australian Cup. Fielder is going to Maitland 'to riile Fagan's horses. Westbury won...
FOOTLIGHT FLASHES. THE KING OF THE WIRE AND THE QUEEN OF THE DANCE. A Lucky Hit. MUSIC IN SYDNEY. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
FOOTLIGHT FLASHES. 'THE KING OP THE WIRE AI ID THE QUEEN OP THE DANCE. A Lucky Hit. Music in Stdney. COMING EVENTS — OrERA,, COMEDY, AND FAECE — THE BOUT OF PIECE A MANAGER SWEARS BY — A BAD BEGINNING RE TRIEVED — NEW PLAYS IN EUROPE, &C. Room for the lady ! — Room ! Sho is but a little one, but slie is a darling — a queen — a charming and delightful dancing dot of humanity an artist every inch of her ; and few as those inches are, there are quite enough of them to show that she will bo a great sirtiut by-and-bye, if her training be properly continued and com pleted. That is the whole question so far as littlo Ida Ueath is concerned. The shapely, active, sprightly little mite of a creature is actually a real dancer already — a dancer versed in the methods of at least two or three leading schools of the terpsichorean art. She dashes on to tho stage in a somewhat grotesque feminine get up, sings a verse or two in the approved French manner, and dances a few can-can steps with ...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
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Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
Amusements. rpHHATRE ROY Tudor tin- Mm lrim»iil of Messrs. WILLIAMSON'. liAltNER ni MDSQROVE. ? Mr. Sum ? : ? Mr.O.L.On . HteKoMnimmt ?... ? Mr. W. H. St IJoon- ni—n at 7.S0. Overturn ut 8. Carringi In emiH--iuonce of arraiMvim-ntH having 1km , ? . ? for SiMONSEN'S JiOYAT, TT\i,jaN OP' _ . COMPANY To commnnco tljoir flo/iH' i nATUHHAY IV ? -. - the Management have to announce , - with much tho .v- LAST THREE vrnirrQ ?' ' ? AND FAUEWEIiT/ PEKFORMVN'fTfl ' : . MISS CAIUUE SWAIN IN THr TfV to which performance Oio Pr/-ns 'nnd ? - ? wo Hliko tinanimouH in ucror'timr mu|ualifled huccckh. DurfiiL' Mi*K c«-iii week «he will repeat (1 -r tinivrfnl ,WirM iiias Sfinfc' (II Ilaccin), in fl,Mition tn 1./. £t!t£ H|WCFlnvr; Hr(,Hprv bv .Tnhn THIS (WEDNESDAY) EVFN1NG Xn ' m ITHE TOMUOY. Carrie (The Tomboy) ? CAWtIK 8' ' ' TIM lJCr U-OJxlId. Phillip*, WatRon, Senunro. Tlurford Dar /?:: «-n ; Alf'Rdnmos Gorilon, Mortviif Powvk ana Watt-Tanner, ' ' Pn«!KMU»U!ll. Ili.x Plan np-n at Tlieatl J? . JL \ S...
SWIMMING. A DESERVING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
SWIMMING. j A DESERVING CLUB. The Enterprise Swimming Club o Sydney is truly a deserving fcody, an their perseverance should lead to a graV success in the future. Speaking ' 'o. tL. energetic secretary the other dal j j J' that the only funds that were usl / ; vide prizes and pay expenses was a month per member. The club af' / * — | vidual members of it are going / a ? shares in the new baths that are « / -I — erected in Pitt-street, and an n^v'. incnt is to be arrived at whereby .tb'' will have the use of the baths fo; ?; contests. Most likely the club w; ^ KS the new building with some bigswi I contests. When this is widely kno - : ranks of the club should be quickl considerably increased. \ &
ENTERPRISE SWIMMING CLUB. The Final Won by Long. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
? , D ENTERPRISE SWIMMING ' ? CLUB. G.j-j The Final Won by Long. ' ' 'v Ou Saturday aftcrnoou at Robinson's 'baths, in thu Domain, tho Ibml for tho last handicap of the above club was swiun. No fee was cbargca for ad mittance, and the bath was full of swimmers and others. . , ? . ! Final. F. Long, Usee ? ... 1.- ? A. Lindsay, lGitec ? ? a; 2 'YV. H. Marks, ICsoc ? ? 3 A. Kutzncr, iisoc ? ? ? -t. Lindsay led tho first fifty yards by two yards from Harks,' when the scratch man Loup wau only a length behind. At tho next bcud Long was nearly equal witk Liudsay, and forty yards from homo had the race won. LimLsay. however, ywam vory pluckilv, and kopt Lon^ j?omgr all tho way houic. Marku and Kutzner were a good distance away nearly oqual. It waa a good race and repaid those who had the time to upnrc to witnessit. What feat is most trying to a soldier ? — Defeat. ' How many women marry a good, sensible man ? ' asks Kate Field. Only one if the man can help it.
BALMAIN SAILING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
BALBIAIN SAILING CLUB. j [Bt 'Backstat.'] I A general hurry-skurry raco undor the auspices of the above club camo off on Satur day aftornoon, and afforded a grand sight. There were 20 entrios, all of which camo to tho start, and the vicinity of Whito Horso Point prcsontod a vory lively aspect. Tho entries, handicaps, and positions wero: — Clytio, l.Unin. ; Samora, 13Amin. ; Tottie, 14\min. ; 'Gymoa, 13}min. ; Gonosta, l.\min. ; Sea Breeze, 4imin., Vision, 12.1mm. ; Aileon, scratch; Buttercup, l&tnin. ; Brogla, OJmin. ; Sylvia, itjmin. ; Adolphi, scratch; Harold, 2imin. ; Erl King, 2Jmi»i. ; Carl, 10.\min. ; Waverncy, 2min. ; Daisy. 8Jmin. ; Sophia, 8-lmin. ; Gencsta, 12imin. ; Planet, 3£min. ; Triton, lmiu.; Agnes, 5imin.; Victor, Ojinin.; Rosetta, scratch ; Guinevere, scratch j Dart, MJmin. Tho course was from Whito llorao Point round Goat Island, round boat off Iron Covo bridge, Goat Island, and book to flagboat off White Horso. Jib and mainsail wero. only allowed, and tho...
SYDNEY AMATEUR SAILING CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
SYDNEY AMATEUR SAILING CLUB. / ? ? __ Backstay,'} Tho half (lookers over l!5ft., of tho above olnl), mot last Saturday afternoon, to contcsfc thoir third raoo for the Mayor's Cup. It was railed oyor tho Manly cmirne as before, but the boats this time start at scratch. The name three came to the poat, viz., Lotus, J. S. Poven an.l AKternid. Tho wind was liplit anil about ?h.v.b. nt tho start, which was annonnced for J p.m., and 011 tho ]oworinp of tho flair tho linn ,vn* crossed by J. S. Poycn first, with Asteroid close up, Lotus about half a minute behind. Poyon from Kirribilli stood over to Ciarden Island, Asteroid brinirinn- about tho samo place, Lotus a littlo to leeward. Poycn was first to back ; Asteroid stood closer to Harden Island, and stood woll over amid stream ; Lotus had gone round and was now standing into ^lossman's, goinj,' well into the bay out of tho ebb tide ; Poyon did tho same anil coming out from nnder Bradley's both wero orosHod by Asteroid, who threw round in ...
MORNING GALLOPS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
MORNING GALLOPS. . Since our lost issue there ho3 been very little done in the way of work at Rand wick. Iu fact most of the horses are away at Melbourne, and during tho first day (Saturday) Mpheld the honour of their colony in a manner both creditable to themselves and their owners. Trident nailed his colours to the mast in tho St. Leger, and tho Hon. W. A. Long had the pleasure of winning the Brunswick Stakes, others who usually train at Randwick ha,vo been away up north, amongst them being Senteiice, Victory, Comus, &c., at Newcastle, some of whom have gone on to assist at Glen Innes. Thus the tiuiespent in early morning watching tliuse who have been left at home has not repaid touts for their trouble, as uot a gallop of a sensa tional character has occurred. Amongst the most prominent workers are Bangato, Quong Tart, Recruit, Paladin, . AVauda, Faro, Mazeppa, Malachi, and many others of the same class
SAILING AND ROWING. SAILING NOTES. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
SAILING AND ROWING. i I SAILING NOTES. (By ' Backstay.') . Last Saturday saw the last of tho Royal Yacht Squadron's races, and in all proba bility tho last of tho season, unless this Wollongong race comes off, or if any pri vate matches aro made. Last season Dr. Milford was not satisfied as to the Assegai | being the best boat, so they made a match, best two out of threo, the first and last being won by tho Assegai, tho Sao winning the middle one. I wonder whether the Doctor will do the same this year ? I am certain Mr.'Murnin would take him up. If these boats were to be sailed best and best the racing would be good, and well worth seeing. The Waitangi has scored another win from the Jlagic without her time allow ance, but even now the supporters of the 25-tonner do not acknowledge that they havo been beaten. Should they wish for another raee I am sure Mr. Milson will bo ready to meet them. Last Saturday's race was really a goed | one from start to finish, neither skipper i giving t...
SWIMMING. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
swiMsim;. Tlio following aro tho lioato in tlio lOOyds. handicap for trophy given by tho Entorprirfo Swimming Clnb, to bo swnvi i on Saturday next, 5thmst., nt Ttolwv-ion's liaths : — First Heat. — W. D. Hall, aoi'itoh; T. ftlalonoy, noratoh ; P. Clarkn, Saoc. ; 1?. Kennedy, 8scu. ; W. H. Marks, lOseo. Second Heat. ? -C. Gilo*, I^roo. ; A. Towns end, : II. Bakowoll, tfOace. j P. Oha'iibovK, 35koc. ?, .T. Leo, 85soa. a Third Heat.— C-J. Bato. llsea. ; A. Kntznor, 12aoe. ; W. Chapman, loaoo. ; G. Leo, 2&ipo.; J. Pnnoh, ttitoco. ' Fourth Heat. -A. Lindsay, llfioo. ; H. Muokio, 15hoi!. ; J. Yoimg, 4?eo. ; E. Wood ward. 2«lsco. ; J, Maloney, SOaoc. Fifth Heat. -F. Long'. 4soo. ; A. Blaok, Mseo. ; J. Earnshaw, ? 17soe, : C. Say re,' 18r*eo. ; T. Carleton, 30soo. .£5800 is the amount offered by tlio A.J.C., exclusive o£ subscription, for the April meoting. . '/
SIR JOSEPH BANKS QUARTER -MILE. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
SIR JOSEPH BANES QUARTER MILE. At Botany oil Monday about 500 or morn attended to witness the running of a quarter milo for prizes aggregating -£37. On this occasion tho quarter mile was only an experi ment of Mr. Smith's, and in future a bigger prize may he expected. There was some really excellent sport, and the races as a rule were keenly contested. Tobin was too leniently treated altogether, and ran vory well. Tho prizo was not large enough to cause any big betting, hut nevertheless a deal of sinail transactions took place. Fiust Heat.— T. M'. Malone, .'ivils., 1, Time, SOhcc. Lazarns, 25yds. ; N. Campbell, 30yds. ; Jim Collins, 87yds. ; T. Ellcm, 25yds. ; .T. O'Donnell, 127vds. ; and J. Brewer, !i5yds., started. Malone was favourite, at 2 to 1 on. Brewer led on tho back, and Kllem ran utTsecond. Coming round the turn Malone seemed to come on his men when they were all togother. 'When in the -straight all the men except Malone seemed pumped, and he won very easily. Brewer was se...
QUEENSLAND FOOTBALL SPORTS. The Amateur Championship. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
QUEENSLAND FOOTBALL SPORTS. The Amateur Championship. Tlie first day's contests of the sixth annual sports meeting was held on Satur day week last at Toowong, when some thing like 2000 people were present. These sports are generally considered the best thing of the kind that take placo in Queensland durinsr the year. It will be seen that H. A. M'Donald is the champion amateur of the colony, winning both events : — 100-Yahds Champion Hack, open to all amateurs in Queensland. First prizo, silver cup : second, caso fish knives and forka ; third, claret jng. H. A. M'Donald (Brisbano Football Clnb) 1 A. Cotham, (Excelsior Football Clnb) ... 2 H. L. Pratton (Wallaroo Football Club) ... 3 Twelve starters. H. A. M'Donald sprang to tho front when tho pistol was fired, and soon had his oppo n'nt- in trouble, winning easily from Cothain, who secured second place. 250-Yards Champion' Rao: (open to all amatours in Queensland). First prize, Golden Crown Cigar trophy. H. A. M'Donald (Brisbane Foot...
BOWLING. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
? BOWLING. A meeting* of gentlemen interefitod in tho formation of a new bowling club, to bo krown as tlie Victoria Park fowling Club, was hold last week in tho Darlington Council Chamber. Mr. J. Cowley road a letter which had boon Park, stating, in reply to an application which had been made, that ground Huflicient for tho formation of nix rinks would be granted, Tho rules of tho City Bowling Club wore altered to suit tho purpoHes of tho new clnb and woro adopted. Tho following oflico-boarors woro olectcd : — President, Mr. V. J. Gibbes, M.L. A.; vico-proaidents, McHsra. W. Crispian (mayor of Macdonaldtown), J. H. Boalo (mayor of Darlington), A. T. Flay, E. Popper : treasurer, Mr. 'W. H. Goddard : secretary, Mr. J. C'ow loy. A oommitoo consisting of Messrs. A. Morris, K. Muir, A. Harbor, W. B. Dyason, and W. Graham was appointed. It was de cided that His Excellency tho Governor should bo asked to become a patron of tho club.
BOWLING. Glebe v. City. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
BOWLING. Glebe v. City. A friendly i;ame took place on Saturday after noon at tho City Green between 'tlie above clubs, when tho Glebe won by G points. On Saturday week, at Baliuain, tho samo two clubs placed for the i-reni(lunt's trophy, when tho win wrb with tho City, and last Saturday's play ay-am showed the uncertainty of tho game. No. Rink. Glebe. City. A. Morris A. Crawford J. Wirth ( J.Cowley ( ,y G.|Uumi)brice ( J.Kingston T II. M4Phersou,cnpt. ) J. Forsyth, capt. ) No. X. Kink. Glebe. City. F. T-anj?ley *') A. Rolfc ') 11, llryant (no J. Hedges («« C. E. Fortoacuo W. Smith M. J. Conlon, capt, ) J. Catter, capt, ) No. 4 Rink. Glebe. City, i C, 8tej4ion« W. GchUng *) C. Messcli W. Alexander Inn , K. Muir J. Boveridge l 4 1 F, Lanoeu, copt. J J.C. HincbclitTc, capU
MORE RUNNERS IN A HEAT. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
HOBS KUIJHEES IN A HEAT. I have always thought it would bo better to start six runners in a heat, instead of the four which obtains tho custom now. The more I see of Sheffield running the more I am confirmed in my conceit, and I think the extensive nominations that are now. received will force promoters to make some improvement in this direction. If six runners were to start 'in a heat the uncertainty of the event would be greater and the betting much better. Ono of the causes why the public give more patronage to professional sprinting as against amateurism is that they can satisfy tile British love of chanee and speculate on their opinions. In stead of the bookmaker laying odds they invariably about a heat ask for the field the additional odds of 2 and 3 to 1 on. It is unnecessary for me to say that tlie encouragement to the public to bet is very feeble, and some means should be devised to make the betting more reasonable. At present when only four men are set down for a race, the...