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  2. SPLENDID SCHOOL SPORTS.

    The fourth annual combined public school sports were held on the Melbourne Cricket-ground yesterday, in the presence of about 5,000 people. The only trophy at the ...

    Article : 1,935 words
  3. OPIUM AT BALLARAT.

    BALLARAT, Friday.—A raid was made on two places in the Chinese quarter at Golden Point on Thursday night, and as a consequence several prosecutions in ...

    Article : 341 words
  4. GRANTVILLE RACES.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 150 words
  5. VICTORIA AMATEUR TURF CLUB.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 745 words
  6. SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. TO-DAY'S EVENTS.

    To-day.—V.A.T.C. races, at Caulfield; Nagamble races; City Talfersall's Club races, at Randwick; pigeon shooting at Albury; football matches, Melbourne Gun Club sweep[?]takes. ...

    Article : 30 words
  7. NOTES AND CHAT.

    The following seratchings were recorded yesterday for the Caulfield races, to be held to-day:—Neerim Steeplechase—Waurna and Phantom. Khartonm Hurdle Race—Sea ...

    Article : 1,187 words
  8. BASEBALL.

    M.C.C. "A" Team v. Prahran, at Melbourne Cricket-ground, at 1 o'clock. M.C.C. "B" Team v. East Melbourne "A," at Warehousemen's ground, at 1 o'clock. ...

    Article : 42 words
  9. ROWING.

    The whole of the crews which are to take part in the interstate eight-oar race on the Yarra on Saturday next should be in Melbourne by to-morrow. ...

    Article : 450 words
  10. ROCHESTER JOCKEY CLUB HANDICAPS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 266 words
  11. COURSING.

    WELLINGTON, Friday.—The Waterloo Cup has been won by Aken's Scottish Chief, Taylor's Darlinghurst being runner up. ...

    Article : 21 words
  12. THEATRES AND ENTERTAINMENTS.

    At the Princess's Theatre "Peter Pau," J. M. Barrie's delightful imaginative creation, continues to charm the large audiences who assemble nightly to follow with sympathetic interest the wondrous ...

    Article : 1,624 words
  13. THE FOOTBALL SEASON.

    This afternoon the Victorian Football League plays its first round of matches, and the football season will have commenced in earnest. The League, hitherto limited to eight clubs, is ...

    Article : 468 words
  14. HOCKEY.

    The first round of the Victorian Amateur Hockey Association's premiership matches begins to-day, when the following matches will be played:— A Grade.—St. Kilda v. Fairfield, Brighton v. ...

    Article : 74 words
  15. BILLIARDS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 711 words
  16. CHILDREN IN FACTORIES.

    At the South Melbourne Court on Friday a ship's fireman, named Morris Winchcombe, was charged with failing to send his daughter Henrietta to school for the required time during March and ...

    Article : 185 words
  17. PERMIT APPLICATIONS.

    The permit committee of the Victorian Football League met last night, to consider permit applications. The following permits were granted:— S. May, Port Melbourne to Collingwood; M. Grace, ...

    Article : 209 words
  18. FOOTBALL TACTICS. MIGRATORY PLAYERS.

    One of the principal difficulties which trouble secretaries of the various football clubs is the question of migratory players. At the beginning of each season there are rumours of players changing ...

    Article : 440 words
  19. Advertising

    {No abstract available}

    Advertising : 353 words
  20. VICTORIAN JUNIOR ASSOCIATION.

    The following are the matches of the Victorian Junior Football Association for to-day:—Footscray v. Yarraville, at Footscray; Port Melbourne v. Rose of Northcote, at Port Melhourne; Preston District ...

    Article : 51 words
  21. METROPOLITAN ASSOCIATION.

    Port Rovers v. Caulfield, at Richmond City Reserve; Leopold v. Hawthorn, at South Melbourne Cricket-ground; South Yarra v. Oakleigh, at St. Kilda Cricket-ground; Collegians v. Beverley, at ...

    Article : 38 words
  22. PEDESTRIANISM.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 291 words
  23. GOLF.

    To-day the most important club event in Victoria will be commenced—the championship of the Royal Melbourne club. A deal of interest is being taken in the event, and the men have been practising ...

    Article : 143 words
  24. ROYAL MELBOURNE CLUB ASSOCIATES.

    The April medal was played for on Tuesday, and resulted in a tie between Mrs. O'Brien (20) and Mrs. O'Hara (26), square, on bogey. On Monday, May 4, the foursomes will be played, and at ...

    Article : 55 words
  25. TOUTING FOR PLAYERS.

    While the Victorian Football Association was dealing at Young and Jackson's Hotel with the question of migratory players in the abstract, the Victorian Football League was dealing with it ...

    Article : 475 words
  26. KEW CLUB.

    The formal opcnine; of the links for the roimnff season takes place this afternoon, when the captain of the club (Mr. A. F. Hiskens) and Mrs. Hiskens will entertain the members at afternoon tea on ...

    Article : 120 words
  27. AMATEUR ATHLETICS.

    {No abstract available}

    Detailed lists, results, guides : 1,550 words
  28. WRESTLING.

    Richard Porter, the undefeated middle-weight champion of Australia and New Zealand has challenged Peter Bannon, who has recently arrived from England and is the holder of the British and ...

    Article : 71 words
  29. THE GUN.

    The Melbourne Gun Club will entertain shooters this afternoon with a sweepstakes' meeting at starlings and sparrows, the first bird being trapped at half-past 1. The events will be open to ...

    Article : 42 words
  30. VICTORIAN GOLF ASSOCIATION.

    In the draw for the forthcoming season's pennant matches, published in "The Argus" of last Saturday, the opening day was stated an May 16; but, owing to that day being already taken ...

    Article : 76 words
  31. SALE OF THOROUGHBREDS.

    ALBURY (N.S.W.), Friday.—At the Albury Hotel yards to-day, Messrs. Herbert Power and Son offered a large catalogue of thoroughbreds, most of which look part in the Cup meeting. The ...

    Article : 133 words
  32. EAGLEMONT CLUB.

    The Eaglemont Golf Club will hold its first medal for this season this afternoon. ...

    Article : 15 words
  33. LAWN TENNIS.

    This tournament will be concluded this afternoon. The principal event of the day will be the final of the doubles championship of Gracepark, which will be played between Dunlop and ...

    Article : 51 words
  34. MIRBOO NORTH AXEMEN'S CARNIVAL.

    MIRBOO NORTH, Thursday.—The annual axemen's carnival was held at Mirboo North on Wednesday. Results:—Maiden Chop.—Beach, 1; Black, 2, Stanfield, 3. Twenty-two starters. Time, ...

    Article : 343 words
  35. PENNANT MATCHES.

    The following are the fixtures for to-day. In each case the match will be played on the courts. of the first-named club:— Third Class.—Trinity v. Windsor A. St. Kilda v. ...

    Article : 79 words
  36. BOWLS.

    M.C.C. teams play the Kangaroo club and Victorian Softgoods at the M.C.C. greens at halfpast 2 p.m. ...

    Article : 19 words
  37. LIQUOR ON FOOTBALL GROUNDS.

    An application for a temporary license to sell liquor at the Richmond Football-ground was made to the District Court yesterday by Jane Carpenter, licensee of the Gloucester ...

    Article : 153 words
  38. AIKMAN TROPHY.

    The final match for the "Alkman" trophy (Melbourne West electorate). Port Melbourne v. Williamstown, will be played on the Footscray green, at a quarter to 3 o'clock this afternoon. ...

    Article : 37 words
  39. LACROSSE.

    To-day the opening matches for the 1908 season in connection with the Victorian Lacrosse Association are to be played. The prospects are distinetly good. There are 38 teams, or 10 more ...

    Article : 239 words
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