Cincinnati Enquirer 5 July 1889

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is pent-up hard-ooking cart-r.dge whole-Bale south-eat lire-works lire-works lire-works finished the evening. T. M. C. A. CLUBS. They Have a Field Day a Few Miles Baek ot Covington. The first annual field day of tbe Athletic Club of tbe Young Men's Christian Association Association of Covington was held yesterday on tbe grounds of T. C. Wei king, at Rosedale Station, Station, on the Kentucky Central railroad, and was a most succefsful affair. A full programme programme of athletic contests was carried out. Tbe result of tbe contests plainly showed that tbe excellence was due to the gymnasium gymnasium work done by the members since the association has been established. The feature of the day w the all-around all-around all-around athletic work of Mr. Joe Fenley. who carried off no less than six hrsl Honor, anu that against full fields of eager athletes from Covington Covington and Cincinnati. A number of members of the Cincinnati Association joined the Covington boys in their sports. gDd tbe friendly rivalry thus engendered proved highly interesting. Although Although the Covington boys, by reason of their training, earned the day. the Cincinnati Cincinnati members, who have no gymnasium, deserve deserve credit for their plucky playing. The first contest wssa ball-throwing ball-throwing ball-throwing matcb bv twelve young men. Mavid Matlack won the prize, an Association ball, by throwing 288 feet. Then came the base-ball base-ball base-ball match, which proved highly interesting. At first it seemed as if the Covington boys were to win hands down, out the Cincinnati team made a grand rally, and from a score of IS to 0 it ended at 16 to 9 in favor of Covington, The captain of the Covington team was Mr. Lewis Owens: tbat of the Cincinnatis Mr. Hagman. The batteries were: Covington. Percival. Bunker and Ernst Sellers: Cincinnati. Haley, Olid-den Olid-den Olid-den and Stagman. I'nipire. Will 1'avis. Seven innings were played, and the prize was a catcher's mask. - IS TBS APTSKlfOOX The following sports were engaged in : High miming jump, won by J. Fenley : high standing standing jump, won by J. Fenley: hop. skip and jump, won by. J. Fenley: qnarler-raile qnarler-raile qnarler-raile run. won by J. Fenley: hurdle race, wou by J. Fenley. In tbe tug of war. Covington vs. Cincinnati, the Covington team outpulled tne Ohio contingent, contingent, though some of the Cincinnat i hoys aid there were more men on the Covington side. In the three-legged three-legged three-legged race Messrs. Owens and Fenley were the successful team. The foot-ball foot-ball foot-ball game resulted in Covington winning the best two out of three games. The crowd adjourned to Licking River find great sport waa had in a "duck race." A ive duck, well greased, was let loose in the river. and some tw enty young men swam for it. After much diviug and great hilarity Mr. Bernard Wiswall caught It. Altogether, tbe day was very enjoyable, and the young men all agreed tbat it should be a fixture hereafter. ACROSS TfE RIVER. Kvery Thing Pasaea IT Quietly la Cevtag-toa Cevtag-toa Cevtag-toa a ad Newport. The Fourth of July passed off very quietly in Covington. There was a general suspension suspension of business, and all the banks and public public offices were closed. There were no disturbances disturbances of any kind reported to the police, and few accidents occurred. The city was almost depopulated during the day. and in the evening there were numerous aisplays of tire-works. tire-works. tire-works. IX SgWFOBT h a a

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  1. The Cincinnati Enquirer,
  2. 05 Jul 1889, Fri,
  3. Page 8

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