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Origin of Famous Phrase . . . Captain of Speeches
. . . Two Varieties of Punching
ßy PERCY TAYLOR
"Cowpunching" in Texas
Melbourne boxing enthusiasts will leam .»Uli satisfaction that Willard B10v.11 tho populni Aiiitilcim boter ss ho fought In Aii-.linlit In 10T5 hopes to icturn to Aus trnllii for a sei les or Lontcsts during the ss lntci
Sinu mossn left Australia he lins had sesi lal Impartant boxing contests itid has cninifl sufficient money lo pny for his
education at the Louisiana State University, Accord
lng to ncsvspapcr clippings ho has de- feated some of Use lending sv e 11 e r « eights In tho United States, and IxixlnR promoters of the Southern States hope to arrange contests for him against Tony Can zoneri and Barney Ross, the world's
welter-weight title- I
Writing about punching, Brown says that he Is soon to spend a holiday "cow punching." A friend has offered him a job on ii ranch in Wci,t Texas. "It It is as easy as exchanging punches In a ring, I will be a first-class *cow-puncher,' " he says. He is a fine horseman, and hopes to obtain some valuable riding experience. In Australia he spent much of his spare time at horse riding and golf.
"Up There, Cazaly!"
Everywhere in Australia where the national code of football Is played, the saying, "Up there, Cazaly," Is as well knosvn as any other sporting term in any game. The man referred to, Roy Cnzaly, is noss- associated svith the South Mel- bourne club, where the phrase originated, and where he gained lils reputation as one of the finest footballers ever. There arc several versions of the origin of the phrase. Dick Mullaly. a former player, and nosv the secretary of the club, said yesterday that in the days when Cazaly, Flelter, and Tandy formed a most accomplished ruck it was the signal for Cazaly to go for the hit
In the opinion of old players and sup- porters, Cazaly was one of the best players the game has seen. He svas a great mark and accurate left-foot kick, had remark- able judgment, and his leap for the ball svas phenomenal. He has been In Tas- mania for several years and has been most successful. He has returned as coach to his old club, a stranger to most of the players, but has quickly Impressed lils personality on thenii and It can bo taken for granted that he will have the lull support of every player.
Cozoly went to Albert. Park State school, svherc he first learnt to play football. Later ho played svith the Port Melbourne Rall svays team, and when ho svas still in his 'teens he played svith St. Kilda before going to South Melbourne. At cricket he played svith the Port Melbourne sub-dls trlct team and the South Melbourne Foot- ballers. Ile svas a fine medium-pace
Paying for Baseball Trips
As a tribute to Mr. H. Ncsvbound, who resigned the position of honorary treas- urer to thq Victorian Baseball Association at its annual meeting, a record of his 13 years of service as treasurer and untiring elforts for baseball has been placed on the books of the association.
When Mr. Nesvbound first took over on executive position In 1011 the association did not possess much money, and players visiting other States for the interstate contests occasionally had half the faro paid, but had to pay for accommodation.
In 1023 Mr. Ncwbound became honorary treasurer, and lils .efforts were many and varied to raise money to send Victorian teams to other States. With n trustees' account of more than £500, the V.B.A. Is nosv In a strong flnanrlal position, and the president (Mr. R. Hindson), In accept- ing Mr. Nesvbound's resignation with regret, paid a fine tribute to the retiring treasurer both as player and administrator of baseball.
Arc Speeches Necessary?
If the BUggcstloa«: of a. O. Allen, Eng- land's Test captain, nre considered seri- ously-mid It Is most unlikely that they will be-Don Bradman will have nn assistant captain during the next tour of England to moke all the necessary speeches,
Before Allen left Australia he suggentud that he had been treated too kindly. The
hosnltalltv which he
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lind received, the dinners, and the speeches, he said, had affected his cricket. Surely, It would be disastrous If Bradman were to suffer from the samo complaint. Bradman Is a fine speaker, but It Is generally agreed that his batting is more Important than speaking at a dinner table.
1) O IlKADMAN
«The late Mr
Trcdcrick loone (aftctwauls Sir Ticderick Tootie) manngci of the English tenm which visited Austtalli in 1028 once attended a dinner with Dick Tyldesley the slow bowler A comparison of their speeches was the bubjcct of much amuse- ment Mr roone had gone to a treat deal of troublo In preparing a good speech Dick Tyldcslej who oy the way was no relation of Ernest Tyldesley the famous batsman although both played for Lan- cashire was then asked to say a few words To Tyldesley speech making was tiring Gentlemen he said I am not much of a speaker I am better with a knife and fork With that he resumed lils seat and continued to cat a hearty meal
Sport nt the Family
Shrewd Judgment of a rmini-r and ex- pert coaching enabled Jack King to have the pleasure of seeing his charge Dick Bradley win the richest pedestrian event In the world-tho Stawell Gift-on Easter Monday King Is one of six sons of the late Daniel King of Rutherglen all of whom were splendid athletes One brother Chris won a Stawell Gift and two others Including J_*k competed In the same L\ent at different time«. All six wcte leading players with the Rutherglen foot- ball team il\c of thom playing at one time Later two played League football In Melbourne As an Indication of the standard of the game at that time one has only to mention that other Ruther- glen players who afterwords excelled with League clubs Included Leo Hesse (also a noted cyclist) Ircddy HLsklns Bert Kcllj Tommy Prentice Charlie Row- lands and Lou Jackson
It Is recalled that Mr King sen
strenuously objected to his boys plajlng football Danny one of thtm played without his fathers knowledge Then came a day when Danny could not get away from the farm and a deputation from the club waited on the father At last they persuaded him to allow the boy to piny and to come in and seo the game Danny wns the champion of the side by this time and so well did he play that his father was filled with pride Ile be
came a lending supporter and the other boys had no difficulty In obtaining per mission to plni_