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  2. SPORTING.

    "Easternite" (Hunt's Dam).—It is not legal for a bookmaker to call out the odds; nor in the strict reading of the law is he allowed to make a bet. None ...

    Article : 192 words
  3. ITS GROWTH IN VICTORIA.

    The game of lacrosse is increasing in popularity at a rapid rate in Victoria. There are over 20 clubs in existence in that colony, and the ...

    Article : 79 words
  4. BASEBALL.

    All players are requested to turn up at the Esplanade this afternoon in order to give those men who are picked to play against Fremantle ...

    Article : 35 words
  5. HOMING.

    It now transpires that the carrier pigeons about the fight of which, from Cherbourg on June 12 M. Jourde, Socialist Deputy for the ...

    Article : 198 words
  6. POLO.

    The annual meeting of the Sydney Polo club was held last week at Aarons's Exchange Hotel There was a fair attendance of ...

    Article : 165 words
  7. A FATALITY.

    Dr. Jackson, borough coroner, held an inquest at the general hospital Croydon (Eng.) lately, concerning the death of John ...

    Article : 135 words
  8. PROGRESS IN WESTRALIA.

    Both at Fremantle and at Perth there is a noticeable impression in favor of the game. The members' roll is being added ...

    Article : 46 words
  9. THE KENNEL.

    Mr. J. H. Connelly of mastiff fame, and a representative of the Kennel Club of New South Wales, in Victoria, has accepted the vacant ...

    Article : 242 words
  10. CRICKET.

    "Coverpoint" (Perth).—(1) F. Laver stands third on the list of individual scores in Australia with 352, made for East melbourne against St. Kilda. (2) ...

    Article : 42 words
  11. INTERCOLONIAL CONFERENCE.

    Two important matters dealt with by the intercolonial conference in Melbourne were schemes for class racing and for granting touring ...

    Article : 212 words
  12. FOOTBALL.

    "Sphere" (Perth).—The South Melbourne Club won the premiership three years in succession—in 1888, 89, and 90. ...

    Article : 18 words
  13. THE TURF.

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    Detailed lists, results, guides : 41 words
  14. A SUGGESTION.

    Cannot some firm of makers of aluminium goods design an aluminium outfit for tourists on wheels? Now that cyclists on tour fully ...

    Article : 100 words
  15. FREMANTLE CLUB.

    The annual meeting of the Fremantle Polo Club was held on Tuesday night, Mr. J. Lohoare being in the chair. There was a ...

    Article : 161 words
  16. NOTES AND COMMENTS.

    To-day will long be regarded as a "red letter" period in the history of Coolgardie, the occasion being the opening of the carnival in ...

    Article : 1,922 words
  17. SUPREME COURT.

    Cohn (appellant) and Shames (respondent). This was an appeal from an order of the justices at Coolgardie made under the Masters ...

    Article : 566 words
  18. RAID ON A "TOTE" SHOP.

    Some sensation was caused at Port Melbourne last week by a raid being made by Sub-inspector Duncan and a posse of police upon ...

    Article : 205 words
  19. CRIPPLES AT CRICKET.

    Probably the most unique game of cricket played this season was one which took place during the annual picnic of the South-West ...

    Article : 144 words
  20. CYCLING WITHOUT BRAKES.

    An inquest was recently held at Haslemere (England), on Color-Sergeant Gilder, of the Queen's Royal West Surrey Regiment, who ...

    Article : 119 words
  21. THE 100-MILE RECORD.

    Thus "Admirer":—The world's record for one hundred miles is now held by R. Palmer, of the Silverdale C.C. (England), who on ...

    Article : 105 words
  22. AQUATICS

    The latest English files describe the boat used by "Wag" Harding in his race with Stanbury as the lightest boat known. When taken ...

    Article : 87 words
  23. COURSING.

    The brilliant coursing career of Mr. S. Blandon's Bloomer is evidently at an end. News comes from Melbourne that she has been ...

    Article : 118 words
  24. BAD UMPIRING.

    A member of the Australian Eleven in a private letter says that Jim Phillips and Thorns are the best two umpires they have met. ...

    Article : 178 words
  25. CRICKET.

    A meeting of this club was held in the Oddfellows'-hall, Hutt-street, on Monday evening to form a, cricket club. There was a fair ...

    Article : 131 words
  26. WHAT TO DO BEFORE BICYCLING.

    First get a vial of arnica, some court plaster, oil of sassafras, and a pound of raw beef. Then prepare your soul for affliction, and, as a ...

    Article : 71 words
  27. CYCLING.

    With regard to the W.A. Cycling Club's contemplated race-meeting in September, there seems to be a feeling .against it in cycling ...

    Article : 558 words
  28. ATHLETICS.

    The annual cross-country championship (five miles) of New South Wales will take place on the Kensington racecourse on ...

    Article : 29 words
  29. VICTORIAN CROSS-COUNTRY CHAMPIONSHIP.

    As time approaches the interest in the annual cross-country championship of Victoria grows; groups of interested parties are to be seen ...

    Article : 67 words
  30. A BISHOP'S VIEWS.

    The Bishop of Lincoln, speaking at Gosberton, near Spalding, on June 10, at the opening of a bazaar, alluded to the subject of ...

    Article : 101 words
  31. FOOTBALL.

    On July 27, Essendon and Collingwood were equal (40 points each) for the Victorian premiership, South Melbourne was third ...

    Article : 301 words
  32. OVERHEARD AT LORD'S.

    The young ladies of the period take a keen interest in athletics of all kinds (observes a London paper). To golf, tennis, and ...

    Article : 159 words
  33. LACROSSE.

    The second round of the premiership matches was entered upon lately. M.C.C. and South Melbourne played their return match ...

    Article : 223 words
  34. ANGLING.

    There was once an English nobleman who told at a dinner of a tiger he shot. "It measured 24ft.," he said, "from snout to ...

    Article : 178 words
  35. A CYCLIST'S YARN.

    A cyclist, while touring in the upper part of Perthshire, met an old man, whom he asked which road he should take in order to ...

    Article : 115 words
  36. DANGEROUS BOWLING.

    News respecting the marvellous victory of Cambridge University over the M.C.C. last month, when, in the fourth innings of the match ...

    Article : 432 words
  37. BOXING.

    An eight-rounds contest, for the lightweight championship of New Zealand and a silver cup took place at the Criterion Theatre, Welling. ...

    Article : 102 words
  38. A CYCLING CLERIC.

    The Ven. T. Stevens, Archdeacon of Essex, posseses a keen sense of humor, and does not mind telling a story even against himself. ...

    Article : 130 words
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