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FIGHT IN A JAIL. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 11 August 1910
i FIGHT IN A JAIL. On Friday morning a savage fight took place in the tailor's shop at Fremantle Jail between a Malay named Mat Said Hadgie, who is serving a life sentence for murder, and- a white man named John Bloomer, who is serving a long1 sentence for robbery with violence. Enraged at something the white man said, the Malay attacked him with a pair of . scissors, and stabbed him on the forehead. It took six \m en to separate' the pair.
AN IMPROMPTU BAND. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 11 August 1910
? -* ? _ . . . . AM IMPROMPTU BAND. Whilst rabbit shooting at Woodend, V.,. Arnold (Shergwin,: a barber, became lost in the bush. His companions obtained the loan of the Woodend brass band in struments, and' marched through the bush making night hideous with discordant notes. Meanwhile the truant struck the Daylesford railway line, and marched into Woodend at midnight. A messenger was then; sent to inform the weary 'band' that he had been found.
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 11 August 1910
We make over !^ES 2,000 Bikes Jff|I| Every Yeatr I ^sue^m And they are machines we are proud of, too ? honest to the core and built by mechanics who are specialists in their own departments. Take the ' B.&B. Standard ' for instance. It is a machine in which B.S.A. parts are exclusively used, and at £15 cannot be duplicated for value. The frame is built on the latest Australian style of double-butted tubing, D.B stays with bridge, 4Vs tread, and 22 or 24 inches high. Of course, other sizes can be made to order, and we would be glad to hear what you would like. Call in to see the various models. Our Pitt-street Depot is open every Friday till 9 p.m. Write for Catalogue if you cannot call. BENNETT 6r- BARKELL, ' Specialists in Modern Cycle Building,' 234 PITT STREET and CASTLEREAGH STREET. IP YOU . . § SEND ME YOUR INSTRUCTIONS. I GUARANTEE THE BEST MARKET PRICE. ALL COMMISSIONS EXECUTED ON UCENSEO ! RACECOURSES. I ? . I To ensure reply, all Telegram* must be marked REPLY PAID,...
THE TURF. (BY "THE PUNTER."). ROSEHILL RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 11 August 1910
[?] ./(BY 'THE PUNTER.'). ROSEHILL RACES. 4hn second day of the Rosehill Racing '?'Jti meeting will be held next Satur ? ,t?ose hlH when the same train .ar Scents as 'last Saturday will be in 2e while the racing is sure to be of Snierlsting order. Following are se lectiOnS:-' Hurdle Race.. . Grateful ? ? ? ......?? } Ennismar ? . Dinyah ? .*-? Dundas Handicap. Gigandra ? '???-' ~ Blast ? ??????? * Lautoka ? Granville Stakes. True Spec ? ? ? * Laval ? ~ Volga ? ° I Maiden Handicap. ! Duke Fpote ? * | Hymeneal ...- ? * i Blue Gem ? a . j Rosehill Handicap. | Son of the Marsh ? 1 ! Blue Book ? 2 I Patronatus ? ? ? ? ? \ Carlingford Mile. Plunder ? ' ? * Watch Chain ? ? 2 . ?Diabolo ? 3
V.A.T.C. STEEPLECHASE MEETING. A Successful Start.—Obi Fails in the Big Event.—Kulcurna's Bold Bid. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 11 August 1910
VA.T.C STEEPLECHASE MEETING. i A Successful Start.— Obi Fails in the Big |5 Event.— Kulcurna's Bold Bid. l! The Australian Steeplechase meeting, I known a few years ago as the Caulfield f Grand National meeting, was commenced I at Caulfield last Saturday in beautiful I weather. The popularity of the fixture r was shown by the large attendance, while ] another proof that the change of the name 5 of thfi fixture has not adversely affected lit was -shown in the nuinber-'of^interstat'e competitors. The going was very good, idespite the recent rains, though, of course, ;it was not too fast. ^ . ; . _ i Proceedings commenced \^^vith the I Crimea Trial, six furlongs, '.-^nd^baclcers Selected Wiridgil as favorite' 'out;:- of the nineteen runners. Yeoval led to the dis tance where the favorite soon had his rjmeasure and won easily by three lengths, 1 Belle-Seibreicht occupying third place. Motoa and Mindful were, both at 3^,ta-l for the Moondah Plate,' 7 furlong^'liui iMedge, also well ba'ck...
ROSEHILL RACES. A Farcical Hurdle Race.—Two Finish.—Nuwara Eliya a Winner—Didus in Good Form.—A Jockey Injured.—Scratchings Numerous. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 11 August 1910
ROSEHILL RACES. A Farcical Hurdle Race. — Two Finish.— Nuv/ara Eliya a Winner — Didus in Good Form. — A Jockey Injured.— Scratchings Numerous. Saturday's meeting at Rosehill was not productive of any special features, ex cepting that a miserable field of four started for the Hurdle Race, and the two favorites, Dinyah and Contorp, fell, or rather Dinyah clouted a jump badly and his rider came off, while Contorp jumped right into the hurdle near the mile post, and turned turtle, his rider, G. K. Phillips, sustaining a broken collar-bone and con cussion. Contorp had one of his shins cut badly, but neither Dinyah nor his rider was -hurt. Kielder, the outsider of the four (4 to 1) led all the way, and won by the length of the straight almost from South Head, who 'was extremely soro and just hobbled round. It was one of the poorest exhibitions of hurdle racing one could possibly have seen. A field of nineteen went to the post for the Maiden Plate, and Meringue was favorite at 9 to 2. Sayn...
ROSEBERY. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 11 August 1910
ROSEBERV. ; The meeting held by the Rosebery Racing Club on Saturday last was very successful, the attendance being large while the weather was ' ideal, and the racing good. H. Dove and' S. McDonald had a great day, as they rode the win ners of six events between them. The first race, 14.3, maiden, was run in di visions, Fay winning the first and Lord Tristram the next. In' the run off 10 to 1 'on' was laid on Fay winning, but she got beat. Stealaway, at an outside price, won the Innovation Handicap, six fur longs, from the favorite Wallassey, Bar neyonte- being third. Little Harry won the 14.1 Handicap from Cecil and Native Rose. Only four started in the Rose bery Handicap, 5% furlongs, and the 14.2 pony Esor won nicely, fi'om Ascot .and Lady Fucile, the favorite, Goldlock, finish ing last. Silver' Rose, odds 'on,' won the 14 Hands event, and Albra the 14.2, while the concluding event of the day, Ap proved Stakes, 1 mile, went to Director, who won easily from Cavalry, favorite, and...
OLD-TIME MATCHES. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 11 August 1910
OLD-TIME MATCHES. In an article on 'Some Famous Matches,' reprinted in last week's Worker, reference was made to the match between Veno and Alice Hawthorne. The best description oi this, the most famous maitch in tho history of the Australian turf, is given in Mr. Griffiths' book 'Turf and Heath.' Here it is: — 'The year 1857 was an eventful one in the history of the Victorian turf. . Until the year men tioned the only racing club in Melbourne was the Victoria Turf Club; but this body failing to give general satisfaction, a new and stronger club — the Victorian Jockey Club— sprang^ into existence. The race course was vested in trustees, the gentle men holding office bsing Messrs. W. F. Stawell (afterwards Chief Justice), F. A. Powlett, J. G. Riddell, Dal Campbell, Jas. Simpson, and the Surveyor-General ex offi do. On the Jockey Club making formal application for the use of the course for a meeting in February, the trustees re fused the demand, to the intense indig nation of a large ...
KENSINGTON RACES. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 11 August 1910
KENSINGTON RACES. .Backers had a great day at the Ken sington meeting last week, as several favorites got home, and the racing was all that could be desired. A start was made with the 14.1 Handicap, five fur longs, and a newcomer in Sardine was the best favorite, but he ran unplaced, and The Cobblei\ well suippor-ted, won after a keen finish from Sirod and Bile Beans. Bay Donald, favorite, annexed the Flying Handicap, 5% furlongs, from Glitter, thoueh onlv by a very short margin. Al berto was third.. The Novice ? Handicap was run in divisions. Terrinallum was at a short price* .for the first, and he only won by a head from Fay, most people thinking the latter had won. School Girl beat Little Trent in the other division, and in the run off long odds were -laid on Terrinallum, but School Girl got ? to the front, and won nicely. Lady Norah, favorite, won the 13.3 race from Lord Elwyn, and Merton Queen won the 14.2 event from Odd Sock, on whom lotig odds were laid on pa'ssing the post. ...
KEEP THE GAME CLEAN. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 11 August 1910
KEEP THE GAME CLEAN. - If anyone has the misfortune to get 'outed' at one of the Sydney registered clubs,, he is not allowed in at the Asso ciated Racing Club meetings, but the re gistered clubs do not reciprocate, and it is no uncommon thing to see disqualified pony men at suburban and even Randwick meetings. The A.J.C. employs a detective to look after these matters, but he must go about the paaaocics wun jus eyea suut, or else it is a matter that the A.J.C. are very indifferent to. The registered clubs are a rich harvest for' all the disquali fied people, and 'tale tellers' that like to frequent them, and it is nearly time the various committee's employed some body who will deal with them. The one time well known racehorse Revolver, who has been doing stud duty at Iriglewood, Q., for some considez-able time, died recently. It is supposed that he succumbed to. snakebite.
A.J.C. ANNUAL REPORT. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 11 August 1910
? ♦ ? ? , A. J.C. ANNUAL REPORT. The report to be presented at the annual meeting of : the Australian Jockey Club is a highly satisfactory one. It shows ^ that during the past year the total stakes distributed amounted to £58,682, and the added money to £44,950. The added money to be given during the present year amounts to £50,850, representing an in ?crease of- £5300 for this year, while * ; further sum* amounting to £2000 has been ? provided for the Derby of 1911, and the ! Sires' Produce Stakes of 1912. The. in- !;??. creased amount for the present year hsM been allotted as. follows: — . Spring Meeting, 1910.— Trial Stakes, Kensington Handicap, and. Highweigkt Handicap, increased from £300 to £400; New Stakes (to be known henceforward as the Clibborn Stakes), from £600 to £1000; Metropolitan, from £3000 to £3500; ' Craven Plate, from' £1000 to £200.0; Suburban Handicap, from £4G# to £500;- Final Handicap, from £300 to £500. ??'-.'? '- '?-' '' ?' ':- :: ;' ?:: ' ':r :: - ''? &...
EPSOM AND METROP. CANDIDATES. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 11 August 1910
EPSOM AND i^STEO?. CANDIDATES. : Eaci. week's racing in tlie dif-ererit States throws more light on the condition of the different candidates for the big . Spring events. Several were seen out -at Rosehill last Saturday. Son of the U:i.rsh proved he is pretty forward by running -a good second to Nuwara Eliya in the Flying Handicap, one mile, with 0.5. He has S.ll in the Epsom and 8.2 in the Metrop. No doubt Son of the Marsh can be made a little better by the day. Blue Book ran in the same race, but was not thought to be ready. He was a long1 way out of it at the half mile, but was running over the leaders at the finish. He carried 9.5, and has 8.8 in the Epsom and 8.6 in the Me tropolitan. After running a dead-heat for the last Caulfield 'Cup, he must be con sidered very well in. Post Town was a runner last Saturday, but did not show much form. Had Nuwara Eliya remained in the Epsom and Metrop. he would have had a good following. Didus showed fair form by easily win ning the Rosehil...
BROKEN HILL. Sheds in Full Swing.—Shortage of Shearers; Plenitude of Shed Hands.— Compensation Needed for Injured Bushmen. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 17 August 1910
BROKEN HILL. Sheds in Full Swing. — Shortage 'of Shearers; Plenitude of Shed Hands. — Compensation Needed for Injured Bushmen. ; The sheds in the Barrier district havfa now practically all started, Mundi Mundi and Lake Dismal being the last. Reports which have come to hand show that there is a, slight shortage of shearers, but plenty of shed labor available, there being more than -50 men above requirements at one of the river sheds. This should suit those who, for purposes of their own, are ad vocating immigration. Shed reps, are re porting from all directions the success of the collection of the levy for this year, so that at the conclusion a good sum should be -placed to the credit of the daily paper. There are at present in the hospital two of our members — W. Elliott, a 'shearer, who was brought in from Langawirra last week, and an old river hand named C. Albers; who has been suf fering from 'the effects of phosphorus poisoning, which he contracted whilst de stroying rabbits upo...
THE ROUGHRIDER'S DEATH. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 17 August 1910
THE ROUCHRIDER'S DEATH. [Supplied by J.C.L., Tingha; in reply to a Page Twenty-One correspondent.] Open wide the shutters, Harry, Let me feel the evening breeze; ? How it murmurs, soft-scent-laden, Through the flower-clad forest trees. - See there where the sars'parilla Climbs that old dead white gum trunk, And the sun - throws creeping shadows . From it, right across my bunk. Early in the day, old fellow, They were playing round my head;^ WThen the shadows reach the shutters, Harry, I'll be with the dead. I've been thinking all the morning Just before you chaps came in, What- those people meant who tell us Each man must repent his sin. I have done no sin I know of, What is sin? I drink and swear, But I never wronged a woman, Nor to man was else than fair.' Yet the parson came this morning, ' Knelt and prayed my soul to save; And when lea.viriEr sair) fnre-i vf-nps« Must be wrought this side the grave. Told me -in a serious fashion Whaf it . did no good to know, How a woman ate an a...
SHEARING FIXTURES, 1910. CENTRAL BRANCH. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 17 August 1910
SHEARING FIXTURES, 1910. CENTRAL BRANCH. The list hereunder' ' Is compiled from data supplied by Reps, for last shearing. There is no certainty that they will apply accurately for this shearing, but will in the great majority be only liable to slight variation. It is almost impossible to get dates and particulars for this year's shearing to publish in time to be of any value to members, hence last year's dates are given merely as an approximate guide to probabilities. In this list the lines indicate shed, post ' town, number of shearers, hand or ma chine (H. or M.), and number of sheep. FROM 21st TO 27th AUGUST. } Happy Valley, Muswellbrook, 4, M., 8000. Bynya, Whitton, 30, M., 60,000. i- Kiacatoo, Condobolin, 16, M., 20,000 Booberoi. Condobolin, 26, M., — Mumbledool, Narrandera, 15, M., 8000 Merribee, Whitton, 10, H., 17,000 Wondobah, Gunnedah, 20, H., 35,000 Breeza, Breeza, 34, M., 70,000 Warrah, Willow Tree, 60, M.. 80,000 Temi.'Murrurundi, 6, M., 13,000 Rockgedgiel, Tambar Sp'gs...
Advertising [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 17 August 1910
AUSTRALIAN WORKERS' UNION CENTRAL BRANCH. THE following, who acted as Shed Reps, last season at the undermentioned sheds, are requested to forward at once all A.W.U. tickets unsold and butts and cash of any tickets sold to the A.W.U. Office, Orange: — J. O'DONOGI-lUE, Raylands. P. J. FAREELLY, Claverton. JAS. CLIFFORD, Wallin Billan. J. R. TRAYERS, Hawthorne. H. CONNORS, Nanima. G. SHERRIN, Burnama. A. WILLIAMS, Numby. J. WRIGHT, Bee Hive Farm. Any member knowing the addresses of any of the above, or any member who may have obtained a ticket from any of the above, is requested to communicate at once with IKE SMITH, Sec. A.W.U., Orange. AUSTRALIAN WORKERS' UNION VICTORI A-RI VERI N A BRANCH. TICKETS, Ballot Papers, WORKERS, Rules, Reports and Balance-sheets, etc., can be obtained upon application to any of the undermentioned Agents: — G. E. Adams, Stratford, Vic. F. Anker, Broadford, Vic. Tom Brierley, Trades Hall, Carlton. Ted Binns, Swan Hill, Vic. , L. Bravo. Hairdresser and Tobac...
TO MEMBERS OF THE A.W.U. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 17 August 1910
TO MEMBERS OF THE A.W.U. Members are notified that they are to continue working under the terms of the present Arbitration award until such time as the claim which is now being made for an alteration is- dealt with by the ; Pnnrl- I It' is hoped the Court will determine the matter before the shearing is far ad vanced. In any engagements members may en ter into extending over 'a lengthy period, they should make a 'condition that any work done after the award of the Court has been given shall be paid for at the rates specified' in su'ih a-ward. . W. G. SPENCE, President. DONALD MACDONELL, Gen. Sec. ' A (^orner in Water ' hides an economic moral in fictiona1. guise. Ah ice-breaker. Post free. 1/3. - * # * The Coonamble Hospital committee acknowledges with thanks the receipt of £5 from the Wingadee shearers and shed hands, per S. E. Brown, Rep.
IMPORTANT NOTICE. [Newspaper Article] — The Worker — 17 August 1910
IMPORTANT NOTICE. The State elections for N.S.W. will take place not later, and probably somewhat earlier, than the middle of October next. As large numbers of electors following the shearing industry will be absent from their electorates then, I would strongly urere all such who have already made en gagements covering that period, or who can now say in what electorates they ex pect to be in about that time, to at once communicate with me, so that early steps can be taken to have special polling booths proclaimed in the electorates they are going to, to enable them to record their votes. They will need to supply full particulars of their names and addresses, the electorates for which they are en rolled, and also, where possible, specify the names of the stations they will bo at, and where they have no such engagement the electorates -they purpose being in at that time. Much can be done in his way to mini mise the wholesale disfranchisement which will otherwise take place under the p...