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  2. SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. THIS WEEK'S EVENTS.

    To-day.—Burrumb[?]t races; Melbourne Trotting Club meeting, at Richmond; £100 open pigeon handicap shot off at North Brighton; nominations close for Dunlop road race; entries close for ...

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  3. THE LAND TAX. SPEECH BY MR. W. H. IRVINE.

    The Speaker (Mr. M'Donald) took the chair in the House of Representatives yesterday, at half-past 10 o'clock, and read the prayer. ...

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  4. FEDERAL PARLIAMENT.

    A question on the notice-paper of the Senate yesterday recalled the wreck of the Pericles. Senator Lynch (W.A.) asked whether, in view of the fact that one of ...

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  5. BASEBALL.

    The Tasmanian, South Australian, and New South Wales baseball teams will arrive in Melbourne to-day. They will be met by members of the league, and officially welcomed at the league rooms, ...

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  6. NOTES AND CHAT.

    The Melbourne Trotting Club will hold a meeting on the Richmond course to-day. A Ladies Bracelet is included in the events arranged. Racing will start at a quarter to ...

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  7. DISCUSSION OF GRIEVANCES.

    On the question that the Speaker do now leave the chair, Mr. Catts said that he wished to complain of the malicious falsehoods which had been ...

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  8. LAWN TENNIS.

    The following are the results of matches played yesterday:— SECOND DIVISION. C.E.G.S. v. South Yarra.—Morrison and Herring ...

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  9. LAND MONOPOLY.

    Mr. Charlton (N.S.W.) said that the verdict of the country was in favour of taxing the land. A minority, in the shape of vested interests were particularly anxious to ...

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  10. THE ASCOT "THOUSAND."

    There was a splendid attendance at the Ascot Thousand meeting yesterday. A more delightful afternoon could not be wished for. The course looked its very best. Visitors were present from all ...

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  11. CONTROL OF PRODUCE.

    The debate was resumed, on the motion of Mr. Atkinson (T.)— "That, in the opinion of this House, the Commonwealth should forthwith take over the ...

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  12. BOWLS.

    The Moonee Ponds club held their annual general meeting on Wednesday with a good attendance of members. The treasurer presented his statement of receipts and expenditure for the past ...

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  13. FOOD FALLACIES.

    The "Physiology of Exercise" was the title of an interesting University Extension lecture, delivered at Glenferrie last evening by Professor Osborne. ...

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  14. ATHLETICS.

    WELLINGTON, Thursday.—The New Zealand runner Trembath has arranged with James Fitzgerald. Canadian long-distance champpion, who is now in Sydney, for men over 880 yards. The men will ...

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  15. LAND TAX ASSESSMENT BILL.

    The debate was resumed on Mr. Deakin's amendment to the motion for the second reading of the Land Tax Assessment Bill— "That the following words be inserted in the ...

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  16. THE GUN.

    Thirty nine competitors tried conclusions in the eighth annual contest for the sparrow-shooting championship of Australia at the grounds of the Melbourne Gun Club yesterday. Only the brothers ...

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  17. PENNY-IN-THE-SLOT POLITICS.

    It had been said by members opposite that not only was there a public mandate for the principle of land taxation but that there was also a ...

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  18. STATE SCHOOLS DISPLAY.

    There was an enthusiastic crowd of State-school children, their parents, teachers, and friends, at the amateur sports ground yesterday afternoon, to witness the final matches for the first and second ...

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  19. ASCOT RACING CLUB WEIGHTS.

    Trial Handicap. Five and a half furlongs.— Charnwood, 9.11; Muldoon, 9.7; Muskerado, 9.5; Booberi, 9.0; Tramslide, 9.0; Doughboy, 8.2; Trite, 7.13; Old Tug, 7.11; Athol-park, 7.9; King's Reign, ...

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  20. CASTERTON WEIGHTS.

    Handicap Trial Stakes. Six furlongs.—Horizon, 9.0; Amethyst, 8.9; Probationer, 8.9; Fortulyon, 7.7; Bevenski, 7.7; Harvest Morn, 7.5; Tauna, 7.4; Cornrigg, 7.2; Carrier, 7.0. ...

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  21. BILLIARDS. ROBERTS BEATS LINDRUM.

    The concluding sessions of the match of 6,000 up, between Roberts and Lindrum, proved of exceptional interest. Yesterday afternoon Lindram was not in good ...

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  22. A REVOLUTIONARY SCHEME.

    Sir John Quick did not wish to suggest an alternative, because the question of land taxation was one that should be dealt with by the States concerned. The object of the ...

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  23. WOMEN'S NATIONAL LEAGUE.

    At the annual meeting of the Prahran branch of the Australian Women's National League, held in the new room of the Prahran Town-hall, there was a large ...

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  24. LAND AND PROPERTY SALES. FARM LANDS.

    Mr. W. S. [?]east reports recent sales of farm and station properties as under:—On account Sir Rupert Clarke, 2,[?]70 acres at Wallan, to Mr. C. N. Kidman, £18,042/10/; on account of the executors of ...

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  25. HUNTING.

    The Melbourne Hounds will meet at the Oakleigh railway station to-morrow morning at 7 o'clock. FINDON HARRIERS. The Findon Harriers will meet at the 14-mile ...

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  26. SERVICE PENSIONS.

    Mr. Elliot Johnson (N.S.W.) moved— "That this House is of opinion that a pension system should be forthwith initiated in the defence and civil services of the Commonwealth." ...

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  27. FOOTBALL.

    Matches for Saturday:—Yarraville v. Preston, at Yarraville F.G., J. Tymms; Essendon v. Fitzroy, at Essendon F.G., W. Haysom; Footscray v. Werribee, at Footscray F.G., J. Way; Williamstown v. Port ...

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  28. COUNTRY.

    MINYIP, Thursday.—Mr. T. Hu[?]bner has received £12 per acre for 320 acres of land the purchaser being Mr. Ralph Schurmann; Mr. O. E. E[?]me has purchased Mr. Jos Turner's well-known farm at ...

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  29. ROBERT'S FINAL TOUR.

    On September 13 John Roberts will visit Western Australia, in company with A. E. Williams, the English player, and they will give exhibition games in Perth and the goldfield cities. At the end of the ...

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  31. LABOUR OBJECTIONS.

    Mr. Poynton (S A.) supported the bill on general principles, because it would have a big effect in assisting to settle people on the land. Despite what ...

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  32. BANKS ASSOCIATION.

    The premiership match between the two unbeaten teams, Bank of Victoria and Union Bank, was played on the Melbourne Cricket ground yesterday morning (Show Day), in the presence of a ...

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  33. BUXTON'S TOURNAMENT.

    Last night J. Peirce beat W. Collitt by 13; J. M[?]nnes beat "Coronation" by 146. The games for to-night are:—A. Simom[?]ds (230) v. J. M[?] chart (230); M. Brophy (185) v. T. Taylor (210). ...

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