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THE COLWYN BAY AND DENBIGH CUP TIE STILL UNDECIDED. On Saturday Denbigh paid their third visit to Golwyn Bay in the second round of the North Wales Coast Junior Cup. It will be remembered that on the two previous occasions the referee—Mr J Roberts, Bangor—failed to pat. in an appearance, and although the games had been played the Council pf the North Wales Association ruled the games void. Great interest was evinced in Saturday's game, and confidence was expressed that the Denbigh team would, if not win, at least draw. The toini was accompanied by eight members of the committee, who were thoroughly satisfied with the result. It will be noticed that Hairy Randies again donned the Denbigh jersey and mide a very welcome re-appearance. Mr Tom Jones, flolywell, was the referee, and the teams were: — Colwya Bty:-C Hallwood. goal H Tonkin and T McCann (capt), backs E Griffiths, T Waitings, and R Rowlands, half-backs Moss Jones, Stanley Hughes, D H Skelsey, W Parry, And J L Owen. Denbigh: -S Griffiths, goal; Llew Rees and J S Williams, backs K Hughes, T A Davies f(cipt), and T Davies, half-backs G E Lewis. E E Davies, J E Edward?, H Randies, and D B Davies. The Bay won the toss, and played towards the Penrhos Collega end. Edwards kicked off, and tha visitors' left wing got away nicely, the inside man shooting well. The Bay retaliated, and J L Owen got away. but J S Williams rushed across and saved. The visitors' forwards got going, and Berwyn Davies shot well but u .trid.- wide of the intended mark. The Bay repressed, and W Ptsrry sent in a long range shot which travelled over the bar. From the goal ■ kick the visitors attacked, and Hallivood effected a marvellous save from a short range etfjrt of Edwatdz. Play was fast and furious, and notwithstanding the treacherous state of -the turf, the baU travelled from end to end with imarvelious rapidity, and J L Oweu :.hot -behind at the other end. During a melee in the Denbigh goalmouth T A Davies and W Parry collided. Both tried to head the ball, find Tom Albert's head caught Parry lull in the face. The B*v forward's face presented u rsocry spectacle and was bleeding profusely Cavies also sustained a slight cut on his head. ip&rry was removed to the dressing room, where this injury was attended to. He did not again appear uatil after the interval, when he played in goal with his beid in bandages, Htllwood going forward. Shortly after this Randies warked an ooening lot Berwyn Davies. The ^ibfcgr pvssed back to Randies, who put Edwards in possession, and he made no mistake twich. a fast low shot clean out of Hallwood's feafk. Fe-om the ceutre Denbigh again re, aud Randies sent a tine shot which ^grazed the upright. Moss Jones got away for AhoJSiy and eentred, Stanley Hughes shooting tan £ e the top of the net. Sam Griffiths soou after saved smartly by tipping over the bar a :-e1.t effjrt by Skelsey to equalise. Half-time arrived with the score: Deubtgh 1, Colwyn Bay 0. On restarting the Bay pressed aad came near equalising, but tfee visiting defence cleared. &ud Berwyn Davies, obtaining possession, raced down, arcd, when harassed by Tonkin, fhot ia. Parry deflected the flight of the ball, but ere he eauld recover, Lewis had safely lodged the bail in the net. The Bay retaliated, and were contiuually dangerous. Following a hot rush in the Denbigh goalmouth, Skei,ey geared a somewhat "soft" goal for the Bay with a shot which did not give Griffiths a eemb ance of a chance of saving. Play was fast and furiou*. aud the Bay were making desperate efforts to equalise. The Denbigh defence wis equally determined in keepiug them at bav. The backs and half-backs work- ing like Trojans, and Sam Griffiths not leaving anything to ehance. At last the Bay were in luck's way. They were awarded a penalty. Liew Rees beial- penalised for fouling Stanley Hughes, and McCann pquali^ed amidst tre- mendous excitement. Tne effjrts of the Bay were now redoubted, but the visitors' defence played marvellously. From a* clearance by Tom Davies, Berwyn Davies crossed the ball to E E Davies, who nearly gave Denbigh the le id again with a fine shot, which was only a coup e of inches wide of the post, with the goalkeeper well beaten. From the goal kick. Denbigh again attacked, but Berwyn kicked over. Although the B iy made great efforts to score the winning goal the visitors prevailed, and the game ended in a draw of 2 goals each. TOE replay takes place at Denbigh to-morrow, whet a fine game will be witnessed.
RUTHIN v. DENBIGH RESERVES. On Saturday Denbigh Raserves played their sirst league match of the season, when they visited Ruthin. Unfortunately they were un- able to muster a full team only nine players representing them at the commencement of the game. Ruthin were strongly represented. Mr Miers, CoIwyo Bay, was the referee. Not- withstanding the disadvantage under which the Reserves played, a good game was wit- nessed ending in a win for Kuthin by 3 goils to 1. The scorers were Goodwin, Griffiths, and Owen for Ruthin, and J C Davies, for Denbigh. L Evans and J W Jones ware preseat in do- fence for the visitors.
RHYL GRANGE v. DENBIGH CHUICH GUILD. The Denbigh Church Guild were entertained by Rhyl Gringe, on the Ball VMW Ground, IRhvl, in ideal football weather on Siturti,v. The visitors were n<jt at full strength, and it WAS an Uphill fLht; for them all through tn" tgain-. The Guild t-eim was as follows 1? W Lewis, goal; A Gordon Davies, and J Price, ijacics L Pierco' Hughes, W Rawson Hughes (c,,I)t). and W Johnson. half-backs; A Ward, W E Hughes, R Langford Lewis, C B L L -wi. and T G Edward?, forwards. The Guild lo.c t.he toss and kicked off and opened tha o ly co be repulsed. The Grange had a nice run on the right, wing but W Johnson checked the career of the extreme wing man in the i iiicic of tnne". 1' e tj-tnio \\a. vtr, cvet.ly cot,tested until fliortiy before th iltrval, when the home in-ide left opened the score and in a short space of time adrltd another, irrtUingr the score at the interval 2 goals to 0 in favour of the Grange. After changing over, the Guild made a deter- mined rush on the Rhyl goal, but were unsuccessful, and Rhyl again scored, by the' same player, thus completing his hat trick. The Guild re-arranged the team, the right full back, and the centre half goitg inside riht and centre forward respectively. A rush was made by the Guild, and W Rawson Hughes Ecored, and this was shortly followed by another goal hy A Got don Davies. From this to the end, each goal was visited in turn, but no further score was recorded, although the Grange were awarded a penaity which W E Buckley failed to convert. To-morrow (Saturday) Ruthin are the visitors to the Guild in the North Wales Coast League Division II,
o FOOTBALL GOSSIP. MEN AND MATTERS OF THE MOMENT. By B. BENNISON. ILLUSTRATED BY JACK DODWORTH France, through her players at Leicester this woek-end,^ will have an opportunity of shewing how far she has improved. It is supposed that the Frenchman ha" not the temperament to piay football; but this impression is hardly J'UL so far as the Rugby game is concerned. It will, of course, be many years before France can seri- ously defeat a representative English side, but everybody must be struck with the improvement her players have made during the past two or three seasons. Palmer, who comes into the Eng- liidl side, is the dashing London Hospital player. It may be that he will be chosen against Ire- land. We. ,hall. perhaps, see R. W. Poulton, who is one of the youngest and most promising three-quarters we have had for quite a long time. I do not suppose that very many people out- side their own particular supporters seriously be- lieved that Tottenham Hotspur would develop into the highly successful team they are to-<lav. T,) my thinking, at the beginning of the season, the defence did not appear remarkably strong, and the forwards, even when they had the assist- ance of Vivian Woodward, seemed just mode- rat. And yet at the moment there is not a team, with the exception of Wect Bromwich Albion, who are playing such an excellent match-winning game. I am deeply conscious of the danger of attempting to foretell the result of the raoe for pro- motion, but there does not appear to be any great rea- son why Totten- ham should not be qualified to march into the First Division next April. I may be mistaken, but I question whether, with all their fail- ings, there ia a stronger toam out- side what is 1IoC- cepted as the first rehool of profes- sional football than Bolton Wanderers, whom Tottenham boat a week ago at Uurnden Park. It is assumed, and Iuite fairly, that the victory of the "Spurs" will practically decide their future in the extremely interesting and ever-changing competition for a. place in the premier division. Such a result must ='ive the Tottenham p la jess more confidence than they have hitherto had The fact that they sulled through the first round of the English Cup igainst Manchester City will help them in the Second Division battle; I am quite oppoeed to the theory that such a club a& Tottenham, whose greatest ambition is to join the same company IUS Chelsea and Woolwich Arsenal, cannot aflord 0 think about the Cup. The longer they can hold :heir own in any class of matcb the better it will ye for the players. One succej4 begets another, whether it be won in the Cup or the League. Bolton Wanderers will have very careful indeed in their future game*, else they will drop down the ladder very quickly. Fulham ,Lay they have not given up hope of being in one of the hop positions at the finish. I dcx.,bt whether they will. Their position might have been vastly different if they had secured James Sharp earlier. The big Scot seems to be carrying the whole.of the Fulham team on his shoulders. Newcastle are coming on splendidly. They hav. done little wrong since they received such a' I c terrible trouncing by Sunderland. They are well1 pleased with Shepherd, whose form at the mo- ment is so good that it might put him in th running for another cap. I think one may count Shepherd among the best centre-forwards of the day. I certainly prefer him to young Freeman. of Everton. who is not such a high-class player as Hake, of Manchester United. Talkin, about the Internationals, I wonder whether Charles Roberts will be given the centre half-back posi- tion in preference to W edlock, of Bristol City. I am quite convinced that we have no better centre-half than Roberts. No one is playing such a game as the Manchester United captiin. By the way, have you noticed that Livingstone ha.s"turned up at Manchester again, and nas re- newed his old partnership with Willie Meredith? Thero is now quite a large number of old Manchester City players with the United — Burgess, Sandy Turn bull, Bannister. Meredith, and now L i v i u g. stone. L i vi n gst one has been with many clubs since he first left Scotland—Sun- derland, Liverpool, Manchester City, and Manchester United. He is getting on in years he may be fairly described as a veteran—but he has still much football left in hand. His going to Clayton should be all for the good of Manchester United, who have shewn such a tend- ency to wobble, that the probability is that they will forfeit the title of champions. I think Leicester Fosse and Bradford City can pive up all hope of retaining their place in the First League. The form of thc>e two clubs is really too bad, and I should be surprised to hear that their managers think they would not have been far better off in the Second Division. Bury are keenly bent upon escaping relegation. With the plav of Bradford City and Leicester Fwsc co dii'.r^scinzly voor I tidal: thej will suc- o!»jcct. I'.ut liout Aston Villa I have almost given Birmingham up as a hopeless case, but reollv. with their resources, is it not time Arton Villa did better? Everton will probably find it more difficult to get back into the front position than they ima- gine. It docs seem as if Newcastle United are dPtcrmiJcd to have the championship again. Sheffield Wednesday, in their usual qr.et way, are phyin a fine game; but their neighbours at Bramail-lane arc tijl very uiieertaiii. EriiQst Needham, hy the way, played very well againgfc Chelsea. He was almost as good as ever. lie is truly a marvel. It will be a long time before he can bo shut out of the best club ioo,halJ. Shef- field United would be in Queer-street without him. And apropos of half-backv, let m say that Chelsea would be Worse off than tl, at present if it were not for Ben Warre: (I Derby i, still the best rierht-ha'- have. though Ducat, the Woohvicii t player, co-ics very close to him. It was very difficult for those who saw Wol- verhampton WanclcA*s play Crystal Palae« *.o believe that they A'c the strong, virile ::<o- who beat Newcastle United for the Ci. April. The '"Wolves" played hard enough all conscience, but no harder than Cry?; Fa'.aee. who arc about at) plucky a team as II playing. Crystal Palace believe that they will go much further. They are certainly very diffi- cult to bent. They arc not clever, but they are rich in enthusiasm and determination.
_LII.L L1.L" Some of my readers, I know, arc fond of mak- ing experiments, and it is a very good thing in- deed that such people exist. If we wore all like those good ones'who hate any new thing, and look up-on a change from their fathers' habits and customs as deplorable, we should still, I suppose, be in the savage state. But that "is a I HOUSEHOLD GLASS CHUEN". I strange introduction of the modest little article which is made by a well-known firm, and is worth a trial. Of course, it does not in any way pretend to rival the dairyman but I understand that a good many are in use in private families. j The churn, I am told, is well made, and is easily worked. I have not tried it for use; but if any of my readers make the experiment I shall be pleased to know what results thev are able to get. MILK-FEO POULTRY. Progressive poultry breeders in the States have been devoting a good deal of attention, during the last year or t"o, to substitutes for meat foods for poultry. and from accounts re- ceived miik albumen has been found to answer the purpose and give splendid results. Alilk haa been used largely in chicken-rearing, and some of the best-quality poultry have made rapid pro- gross when milk in various forms has been in- eluded in the bill of fare. The experiments mado in the Stlte" prove that egg-production was ex- iceptionally good from milk-fed fowls, and in excess of tho.(> fed on meal; in fact, -ixty brown Leghorns laid nearly 9,000 eggs in the year. and had no animal food. An analysis shews that this milk albumen used by American poultry-keepers is of nourishing value-i. having- 50 per cent. of digestible nutrients, and when better known it will bo largely used. In the preparation this miik food is in a granulated' form, like cracked maize. and of a creamy or grevish-whitc colour. Already some breeders in thrs country have ex- prcs<sed~ themselves favourably disposed to tha use of the new preparation, and no doubt it will I quickly grow in popularity. To KEEP SEED FRESH AND CLEAN. This week I give a sketch of another absurdly simple device, yet it strikes one as being re- markably ingenious, and, therefore, the more valuable because of its simpli'-drty-. It is the idea of a reader of ('afle Birth, which, by-tne-bye, has just celebrated its birthday in sumptuous fashion by publishing a fine-art supplement, with three excellent coloured plates. My sketch I will explain itself. A large, clear glass bottle is fixed in a frame as shewn, sr^tiiat its mouth is INGENIOUS SEED HTFLTTPER. i about irrt. from the sloping hortnru of the feed- ing-t "lugli. Such an arrangement could pro- bably be put to other uses besides the feeding of cage birds. Its virtue is. of coarse, that the "I seed, by^ts use. is kept clean and fresh untff it is all evoeYi. Thus, besides preventing needless wa'-tc. it is probable that the health of the birds will be likely to improve through, feeding upon better fotvri'. THE ART OF HEDGE C'trrrfs. In the Midland Counties, accwrcling to one of our leading agriculturists, may be seen work which indicates that there the bei-t fence makers are to: ba- found. "Only give them hedges con- taining enough material," liA, said recently, and they will make such strong' barriers that no bullocks can break through: such fences rhat only the best horsemen in the hunting fiielit will be able to negotiate." THe chief art is to take o«r a good deal of the old. rotten, and brittle wood, yet not too much of the last, so as to leave a too weak barrier; t feave in long, I young, and strong binders, to extend in a longi- tudinal direction, and finally Do give sufficient back to tt&e fences to keep otf i4ock from rub- hing the young shoots. NI if. farmers," con- tinued the gentleman above alluded to, "call the process cutting back. The term is very appropriate, as cutting or hacking the strong branch*?* and laying them in the rnuntI too put forth young branches in the future is a prin- eipal jrari of the work of hedging in the most approved" manner. It is well' worth while for young farmers who desire to i'eurn how to make Bealtv fcood fences on their fai/ras to pay a visit
to I.. J I. ountius to picx up a few wrinkles on hedge-cutting, and now's the time, because the work is in full progress. There is no better district to visit than the neighbour- I hood of Market Harborough, Leicestershire, where the big bullock pastures are fenced to perfection." A NOTE ox DORKINGS. 1 The Dorking is perhaps nearest of all to per- fection in table poultry, being mas.-ive in appear- ance, square-cshaped, and deep-bodied, three ex- cellent possessions for table poultry, insuring a,bundant luscious meat on the best parts. They grow remarkably fast, and soon attain a market- able size. The chief breeds are the coloured, silver-grey, white, and cuckoo, the former attaining the largest size, for it is not uncommon for cockerels to weigh lllb. and 121b.. and pul- lets but little less. The coloured Dorking has no fixed standard of colour. The silver-grey Dork- ing is a very useful and handsome variety, although it seldom attains the immense size of ) the coloured variety, but. it is a capital layer when given shelter, and is in much demand by exhibitors. The white Dorking is seldom seen now, but, as a correspondent of the Daily Telegraph remarks, it is decidedly attractive with its snow-white plumage and handsome rose- tint. Dorkings possess a fifth too, which should be clearly separated from the fourth and point upwards, the legs are light-fle.-h coloured, short, stout. and well-set. Dry. loamy soil is best suited for the Dorking, and a sheltered position should be choeen. For crossing it is advisable to use either the old English or Indian game, and utilise the services of the coloured Dorking for preference. If well looked after the chickens are ready for the table at four months, when they should be liberally fed with oatmeal and milk for at least a fortnight before being k11Ied. Pure-bred typical specimens will find purchasers nowithctanding the booming of other breeds. THE BULLDOG. A large number of books and writings are de- voted to this very popular breed, yet, obviously, there was'room for another, if we are to judgo from The Perfect Bulldog," by Mr. J. IT1 y Hutchison. It is a book which will, no floubt, be of value to the novice as well as to the ex- pert. The Bulldog of to-day is not made to ex- hibit his powers in the field but in appearance; at any rate, the perfect animal must have the activity, strength, and endurance that go to make a dog capable of bull-baiting. The head of the Bulldog has most confusing features of importance, which even the experienced man- has sometimes to admit. The broad, massive under-jaw, not only projecting well "beyond the- upper jaw. but with a curved upward direction, the deep stop from which an indentation ex- tends vertically between the eyes, which should be set wide apart, the nose large, with wide nostrils, are all' points demanding consideration. There arc four possible methods of ear-carriage, the erect, the "tulip," the "button," and the rose." the latter of which is correct. Any other alters the expression in a remarkable man- ner. The following vermifuge for young puppies Santcnin 9gr,. Calomel 7gr.. and powdered sugar 3gr. (mix and divide into twelve powders)-is an example of a number of useful hints on puppy breeding and rearing by Mr. A. J. Sewell, which appear at the end of the book.