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TOM MALONE AND THE CHAMPIONS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
TOM KIALONE AND THE CHAMPIONS. Tom Mnlone wns himself on Monday at Botany, and did not run so badly in the quarter. At least he says he has done no training since the Samuels catastrophe, and if this is so he ran extraordinarily well. I consider that on Monday he would have made -U'sec. look very awk ward, and this is something that Myers wnnld Tint, nttomnt out of condition. Lately Malono has been very unfortunate, and he always has some excuse. Since running Samuels the Irishman says he has suffered considerably from the old complaint, Bciatica. It was only on tho solicitations of hiB friends that he did not forfeit to the Queensland aboriginal, for at the time he ran him he was totally unfit, through the attack of sciatica which was iu its begin ning. Tom says it is a family complaint, and comes periodically. Now, how ever, ho says it will not interfere with him for some time, and lie in tends to have another shot at both Hutcliens and Samuels. ' I have a terrible ambition,' says...
AMATEUR WALKING. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
AMATEUR 'WALKING. On Thursday evening, Coombes-, tho English amateur, and M'Pliail and Hard wick, New South Wales, met at the Oxford Hotel, and after a deal persuasion, arranged a sweepstake match between tlie three for a trophy, distance one mile. The Eastern Suburbs Athletic Club are to bo asked to give their patronage to tue matcli, and it is intended that the event will be contested under their rules. In addition to the above, Coombes and M'Pliail have made a match between them selves, and tlie popular cyclist, Fred AVood, lias promised to furnish tho winner with a handsome trophy. A deal of interest no doubt will be taken in both these events.
A New Melbourne Boxing Hall. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
A New Melbourne Boxing Hall. Hons. Victor, a French athlete, who has been in Melbourne for a long time, on Saturday night next is to open a new gymnasium in Melbourne, capable of seat ing some GOO people, and to, in that city, by weekly entertainments, fill tho place horo occupied, by tlie genial Foley. For some considerable time, boxing in tue capital of the sister colony has been associated with everything that is rowdy and objectionable. If Monsieur is able to elevate tho 'noble art' in that ^ city above its- present deploruble surroundings, ho will be entitled to a genuine and full support, and no doubt will get it. In tlie past I have known Victor more by reason of tho great things he wns goTng to do than by anything he over accomplished, and although ho dresses very nice and is exceedingly polite, he lias never done any thing in Australia to entitle him to the name of a good athlete. I re member when Miller gave an exhibition lioro in wrestling, and for the want of a better ma...
AQUATICS. ROYAL SYDNEY YACHT SQUADRON. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
AQUATICS. ROYAL SYDNEY YACHT SQUADRON. (By ' Backstay.') This raco between the Magic and Waitangi was resailedon Saturday afternoon. It will be remembered that the first start took placo on the 12th iiwt., but owinjj to tho accidcnt to the 'Waitangi, tho Magic's skipper decided not to take any advantage of this but to havo another raco. Both boats havo been in dock during the week, tho Waitangi boing in Ellis' hands for the past ten days, and it was only on Friday afternoon he put tho finishing touchcs to her, when sho was taken out for a spin. Tlie Magic was again in chargc of Mr. P. O. 'Williams, and was scratch boat, tho Wai tangi, with her owner at the tiller, getting her timo allowanco of 2min. 40seo. over a eonr.sc of 28 miles— viz., from lino between Nelson's buoy and starter's boat, down round boat moored off Long Keof, back round Fort Denison, thenco round lightship, Sow and \ Pigs, Shark Island, and back to flugboat moored oil' Fort Denison. Tho steamer Genista followed, w...
R. S. YACHT SQUADRON. Fourth Class Race. Assegai Wins. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
B.S. YACHT SQUADRON. Fourth Class Raco. Assegai Wins. [Br *' Baokhtat.'! This raco, betwoon tho rival hix t timers Asaegai and Sao, came off last Saturday, and although tho last time thoy aro likely to moot this season, it was the most oxeitmg finish thoy havo had. Tho course was from Nelson's Buoy, round boat off Manly, Shark Island, Fort Donison, lightship, Sow and Pig#, Shark Island, and back to Fort Muoqnario. it nnnnnr « that lato on Fridav afternoon tho secretary postponed this raco, but at tho roqucst of tho owners of both competing craft, it was docidcd it should take place, but arrangomonts had not been inade to get anybody to take charge of it, and bo, conse quently, when tho boats appeared on tho scono, thoro wns no ono to start them. Mr. Mnrnin fiailod round Careening Covo,with the hopo of getting Mr. J. R. Lovo, bnt that gentleman was not ont in his yacht Mabel, so it was mutually agreed that thoy would start themselves from tho Nelson's buoy. All this occupying some ti...
THE SYDNEY CANVAS DINGY CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
THE S'XDHEY CANVAS DINGY CLUB. The above club's handicap raco, for a Lrophy presented by tho Vico-Prcsidont (Mr. Thomas Punch), was sailed on Saturday after noon, over a course from Farm Cove, round Shark Island, round flagboat off Fort Mae quario, round Fort Denison, and back to ilagboat. The following wero tho entries and handicaps Chance, Thomas Punch, Yiolet, Bessie, Pearle, scratch : Clio, Olivette, Old Tom, Imtn. ; Daisy, tiinin. The wind at the start (3.15 p.m.) was from E.N.E., and gave tho boats a dead thrash to Shark Island. At the signal to go tho Chanco was first away, closely followed by Poarle and Clio. All worked pretty well mid stream for the ebb tide, and off Garden Island tho Chauco still led, with Bessio, Yiolot, and Tom Punch close on hor track, bHt tho positions changed before Shark Island was reached, and thoy jibed round tho inland as follows: — Bessie, Pcarlo, Chanco, Old Tom, Thomas Punch, Violet, Olivette, Clio, and Daisy. Extra muslin vros now packed on fo...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
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COURSING. THE ENGLISH WATERLOO (TOP WINNERS. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
COURSING. THE ENGLISH WATERLOO CUP WINNERS. It is rather strange that the two dividers of this year's Waterloo cup are both by tho same dog. Hersohel, who was the favourite, is the property of Mr. T. D. Hornby, a very old courser, aud widely known ill Englpnd as tho chairman of the Mersey Dock Board of Liverpool. Greater Scot is the property ftf Mr. li. I'. Gladstone, a merchant of Liverpool, aud a nephew of the ' grand old man.' Jlerschel is a red dog, whelped iu April, 1885, and he is by the celebrated sire Macpherson, woi-d of whose death was only received a month or more ago, from Stargazing II., by Canute. Wo have a strain of the Canute blood here, the wiuner of the Victorian Waterloo Cup in 1SS2, Capri, being by that sire. Greater Scot seems to have been specially kept for this year's cup, for up to a few weeks before the premier event she had not per formed iu public this year. This is only her second season, antl last year divided ICempton Park Champion Stakes, of 1:12 puppi...
NEW SOUTH WALES GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
KECT SOUTH WiiliES GUN CLUB. Tho second competition for tho Gun Club Cup, to be won twice, took placo last weok. At the end of tho ninth round, a tio was doolarod botweon Messrs. H. ,E. Lord (31), G. B. Modini (31), and A. Bonnott (23) j cach having accountod for oight out of nino. Tho result was watchcd with groat intoroat. Bird after bird did tho shooters kill until tho six teenth, when Mr. G. B. Modini failed to stop an caBy bird, und Mr. H. E. Lord having killed was proclaimed tho winnor, and so secured a log in. Appended aro tho scores : — Gun Club Cup, second competition, itt optioua* sweep, 2s. Gd. entrauco. E. Lord, Piudey, 31yds. ... 0111111111111111 13. Modini, Osborne, 31yds. ... 1101111111111110 Bennett, Laug, 23yds. ... ... llOllllUllOit Sydney*, Powell, 24yds ? llllOlllOu W. Newton, Powell, 21yds ? 111100R S. H. Terry, Scott, 2Uyds ? IOOh it Retired. * Assumed names.
BOTANY GUN CLUB. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
BOTANY GUN CLUE. The members of the abovo club were favoured with a beautiful afternoon on Thursday last, when about sixteen of thoir number put iH au appear aucc to shoot for tlie first and second class trophies. Unfortunately only three or four geutlemon belonging to tno first-clasu woro ou the ground, and as tho rulos provide that uot less than live shall compete for any trophy, thoy had to con tent theuiHolves with shooting in tho different sweepstakes. Tho winner of tho second-class trophy turned up iu the person of Mr. Sam Daniels, who killed his nine birds in first-class utyle, and a-i lie secured a leg in at tho previous meeting, tho trophy now becomes his property. Mr. Morris way close up with eight kills to hia credit. Several half-sovereign sweepstakes, five birds each, followed. Messrs. L. Gannon and .T. Hioksoii killed oight birds each and divided tho first sweep. Mr. R. Dent appropriated the next by killing his five birds. The third resultod in a division between Messr...
EXTRAORDIMARY POISONING OF CATTLE. Arsenicated Grass. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
extraosdinaby poisoning I I OP CATTLE. I Arsonicabed Grass. At Clunes, where cattk- llrtVt! been dyiug , all over tho district in alarming .-iuantities, a most extraordinary di»coWtfy has been | made. From a report mado by the local health inspector, a Ser^eaut NcMri,- it appears that the cause of deatV is .fi'hee able to tho fumes arising from the b if fil ing of pyrites. On analysis oi ' uie of ono of tho victims immediately alter death , it disclosed that there was tracings ot arsenic in the intestines. It is surmised that the funics have deposited the deadly arsenic on tho pasture, and by degrees a Bufllciont amount of tho poison is taken to cause death. If this conjecture is truo the inhabitants of tho district who drink rain water should likewise suffer. The subject is boing investigated and the truth of this peculiar discovery will soon bo known. We are promised a visit by Mr. James Wyllie, the champion draught .player ot the world. It is said that he will viBit ua shortly.
THE COMING SEASON, [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
THE COMING- SEASON, It is nccessary for secretaries to have an eye to their dates as early as possible so that they may not clash with any other fixtures. In the sister colony the Moonee Valley and Ballarat clubs have for some timo decided on May (i and 7 and July 8 and 9. August 18 and 19 has been chosen for tho Hawkesbury (N.S.W.) olub. It now rests for tho othor clubs to follow suit as quickly as possible. Kulmell, the crack South Australian amateur, is reported to have fractured his scull. \ \
WITH SOCK AND BUSKIN. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
WITH SOCK AND BUSKIN. I ? 1 ? Clay Greene lias contracted to write a new play for Lotta, with 110110 of the old kicks onii tted, aud several new and novel ones introduced. # «* » St. Ger/rgo's Hsill, Melbourne, will be re opened on Saturday next by a minstrel company, under the management of Mr. Alfred Lawton. ? * * Lady Glare was played at the Gaiety Theatre, Brisbane, for tho last time on Saturday night. Jim The Penman was produced on Monday evening. «, * # Mr. Frank M. Clark's Company and the Faust Family continue their varied enter tainments at the Victoria Hall, Melbourne. The attendance is large, and the perform ance is received with cordial applause. » * * Miss Minnie Palmer will terminate hor \delaido season on Friday, and on Tues day next will reappear iu Melbourne at the Hiton Theatre, when Mr. A. Pinero's comedy, The Schoolmistress, will have its Iirst presentation in that city. ^ ^ The Boston Post slyly endeavours to aid theatrical managers in their efforts to banish the...
PARSON BAXTER FLATTERY. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
PARSON BAXTER 6N F LATTERY. I ha3 libbed moali den sixty yeahs on do obtside ob dis lieah planick, and hasbeen pussonally erquainted wid many diffrent kinds ob men, but I haster see de fust one dat got ralo fighton mad while yer was gibben him taffy. Iu fact, most ob do quarrels and enmer Una n.m orbout bv de party ob de fust part failm' tor gib de party ob do second part all do taffy what lie wanted. I has seed men stan' oroun* and hm t tor taffy juss like a dog docs for a bone. ?t-r _ ? ^ 1~.W. Whflt uar wjw iv .vvw.v., - trabbled oround and made moali mouey den lie knowed whater do wid. Ho put in de papers dat his iectnr was espesherly in tended for ladies under tliurty- yealis ob ago, and gonornion who was outer debt. Do houses was allers crowded, no matter how many wclenioncies aar «as iu uc wedder. ^ , _ ,, ? Bar's a proverb dat soft words buttor no pavanips* Dat proverb am like do walkin dolorgato ob a workin' man's assosiashun. Hit don't work. Soft words butters monh i parsn...
HE. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
JTK. Farowoll, with humblo air, I kias your tinjycr tipB ; Tho whilo my bold heart flioq la fancy to your lips. Tho otiinty glove I kiss ; A plague upon tho fashion ! Mv mirnoso thwarts, Buenna-like, A-warding off my passion. -1 bhr. | Prithno why should ho bo oontont j With kissing of my fingors ; Suro all tho world miah homage pays —And yet tho Dullard lingors ! : ' You jiat ought to have been over to our house last night!' shouted ono small boy to another recently. ' Why — making pictures ?' ' Kaut much ! Humph ! Ko sir ; our folks went away, and wo had pop corn, two kinds of sweetened water, milk and camphor, drew tho dog ai*oi*nd in the tablecloth, and the hired girl told us eight ghost stories.' I havo met with a pood many people In jogging o'er life's varied way ; rvo encountered tho clover, tho simplo, Tho crabbed, the Rravo, and tho gay ; I havo travolled with beauty, with virtuo, I havo beon with the ugly, tho bad, I havo laughod with tho ouos that woro morry, And wopt wit...
Divorce! Divorce! [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
Divcrco! 'Pivorco! Of courno, ot course, 'When wife and husband quarrel, V Aiid snap and snap, 3?irsfc ma, then pap, Bivorco muat ,-bo tho moral. -? ? Whon oithor roams Prom duty's homos, It ifl-a' risky ramblo s 'Tis hard to raoo v - So wild a ohaso; ? Aa Lady Colin Campbell. 'When poor folk wod, By lovo thoy'ro led, JJC fortuno-hunting's forcing ; If rows thoj^ sup, Thoy mako it up, Jfov them is no divorcing. Some men are so peimriousSthat* thoy keep everjttiiffg thoy get? bold of /except the ten ccxtfimajtdttwnte.* Irato Spinster (tauntingly to married j friend with whom she is having a word- J combat) : ' Ay, you ! Ye sought; yer man 1' Married IViond (complacently) : u Yes ; and I have got him, too !'
WISE AND OTHERWISE. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
WISE AND OTHERWISE. As a general thing, the man who saya smart things is of no earthly use for any thing else. That brovity's tho soul of wit Is truo, wo all will claim ; 'When 'Choquo onoloaod' is briefly writ, ' Ploaso sond roooipt for same.' ? It often happens in this world that while the wicked flourish, tho good man discovers that tho slippery pole of success is lavishly lubricated with the slimy oleo margarine of contumely or is bristling with the sharp splinters of adversity. ' All flosh is grasfl,' an anciont truth, I By which it will bo soon That in tho spring-time of our youth Wo aro so 'jolly greon.' Tho intuition of woman is much pratod about, yet it is a fact that the man who has 'ive or six living wives is always a swindler and a scoundrel. Such a fellow can capture half a dozen wives, while some square, honest inan is often troubled to secure oven one. 'Tia all cry and no wool '\Vhen tho dollars decrease, And tho 'Bear and tlio Bull' IProm tho laughs shear tho lleoco....
ROWING NOTES. Neilson and Charlie Matterson Hatched. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
ROWING NOTES. Neilson and Charlie Matterson Hatched. On Saturday the backers of the above parties came to an agreement to row on the Parramatta, a match for illOO a-side, on April 15. £25 a-side was deposited with the stakeholder, Mr. Douglass Young. Some weeks ago Neilson called round to our office, and offered then to give the rising young sculler his revenge. It will be remembered that about the time Neil Matterson and Beach were matched Charlie was beaten by Neilson. Since then Charlie Matterson, who was a mere youth, lias filled out a good deal, and is now heavier than Neil. He has also im proved a good deal in his style of rowing. The Tainar Regatta Association have a balauce, after paying some big prizes, of Jc\ 50 to start next year. At the Hobart Regatta the Champion Sculling race was won by W. Breen, who won from start to finish. In the Ladies' Bracelet, at the forty ninth Hobart regatta, the crew stroked by Sharland won. On the evening of the victory his club (tho Derwent...
PRINCE CHARLIE. [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
PRINCE CHARLIE. It is taiil that 'Death loves a shining mark,' and certainly when it struok down l'rince Charlio, tho king of tho T.Y.C:, it made no mistake. Prince Charlie, by Blair Atliol, was foaled in 18U1), ho was iiuportod to this country; in 1883, and mado his first season , here in 188-1 ; in tho spring of this year his first lot of yearlings woro placed upon the market. Pr.neo Charlio was most rovallv brod', his sire, Blair Athol, won the Derby and fct. .Lcgor of 18U4, and his siro, StockWell, Wen the St. Logdr of 1852. The dam of ? Prnico , Charlio was Eastern Princess,- hy Surplice, tlio winnor of the Derby and St. Leger ot. * 18-1S; so that on both sides of the lino ho camo by his speed honestly. Going further baek, Touchstone, tho sire of Surplice' won tho St ? Leger of 183-1, and tho siro of Stockwcll, Tlio ?Baron, won tho samo-rncc in 1815. As a two'- ' yoar-old l'rinco Charlie won tho Middlo Park Plato (tho two-year-old Derby) nnd Criterion Stako. As a threo-yoar-old...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — Referee — 3 March 1887
Tailor. Sydney, January, 1887. To tho Public of New South Wales— I HAVE just returned from a nine months trip to the old conntry. During my Hiuy in England, I visited ncariy all tlio lioat Mnnu fucturiug dtotrieta in order to wecure for my Bu8ine«8 kore tho vory bofltqnality^jf Gooils and iMtoet Patterns tlint I could procnrc. Without beinpr egotistical, I am certain that tho.se gentlemen who will kindly favour ine with a visit, will readily admit that % can *hotr the larganl mid most beautiful lot of GoodH iu Sydney. I have taken those Premises in Kintr-strcot, lately occupied by Mr. G. M'Laroii, aud which are certainly second to no other Tailoring Establishment in Australia, Hoping that uiy old friends, and mnny new ? ones, will confer upon me the favour of a call. I aut, Ac., * FltED HAG0N, 135, King'Street. Lato Senior Partner of Hagon Bros. TBOUSERS— over 250 Patt* w—ISb. to 25s. per Pair ; guaranteed perfect fltiiny. NEW GOODS, my own Importing, for the Fashionable Sac Suits, ...