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I SPORT AND PASTIMES.

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SPORT AND PASTIMES. ANCJ.O-CANADIAN" ARMY SHOOTIXC: MATCH- AMATR.TR BILLIARDS CHAMPIONSHIP—Cuoss- <'or.NTRY III XMSQ —THE INTER NATIONAL JloRsi; SHUY,—A EI:x\I;I. Ci.RI: W XK.M.NC -JAW", JOHNSON'S IK,UTS—VACHT RACING— FOOTBALL The nnv<• J iiiooi iiig match between (iiiny picked Coldstream Guards!!]; and thirty men of t'li-e Ottawa Garrison i« 10 take place in a few months time. The object of the match. on the r-e-uli- ox which Colonel Hughes and Major Farquhar have --oiemnly staked a new Ik hai. :=« > test the new -KCiive service targets. 1 he teaiii-> will shoot. ,o.)n tlt..eiy owii tir- igeis being subsequently sent to Canada, where they will be adjudicated uooti by & committee. The match of 2,000 up For the English 'Amateur Billiards Championship between M r. H. C. Virr (holder) and Mr. S. U. Fry was concluded at Birmingham oil Saturday. Mr. Virr led by 79 when play was resumed, and curing the afternoon he made runs of 66. 49, and 44 (twice), against Mr. Fry's best of 39, v}4, and 32. Interval scores: Mr. Virr (in play), 1,501; Mr. Fry. 1.3;2H, The result was si win for Mr. Virr hy 301. During the even- ting he made breaks of 44, 46. and 67 (un- •finished), to Mr. Fvy's 69 and ;")0. Final scores: Mr. Virr. 2.000; Mr. Fry, 1.699. This year's Souther s Counties cross-coun- try championship, to be held at Guildford on February 28th. will certainly be the most in- teresting of the whole scries so far. The lead- ing feature in connection therewith is the fact 'that last year's winning team and ordinary i club individuals will, for the first time, be opposed by a strong contingent of military -teams. The Conriaught, Rangers, for in-tarcc. won the Irish national championship, and their best man, Sergeant O'Neill, has been the individual champion for several years. is sure to make last lc;i(iers-W. j. Tucker, James Wilson (who was only beaten 'by Tucker over the last 150 yards last year, and reversed the verdict in the national), and C. H. Ruffeil (steeplechase cl)aml)ioj))-go all the way, while G. W. Hutson. A. A. A. four railes champion, and all ex-champion in A. G. Hill will n'lso be 111 the running. On Saturday at Cambridge, over the 'Var- isity seven mile* course, the Cambridge Uni- versity Hare and Mounds heat the Thames Hare and Hounds by 17 points to 38. A. C. Telfer, Cambridge, was the first man home. The first of the Thames men to finish was G- T Spinks, who came in fourth. The annual race for the. Cross COUlltn" Championship of ihe Scottish Western Dis- trict was decided on Saturday over a s- ven -miles course, starting and finishing on the Carntyne Racecourse. Two hundred and .seventy-ifve runners, representing twenty-five dubs, started in cold "iHi weL wenthcr. The result was a win fur the Bellahouston Har- riers, who also had the satisfaction of supply- ing the first man home in J. Lindsay, his time being 35m:n. 33sec. The Int-ermuiollal Horse Show aI, Olyi.-ipia is this vear to bo held a- little earlier than uruial, in order thai h may not clash with Ascot. ft wiif o pen on J tote 4. it. and close on the I tirh. One of ihe attract ion- will probably be a (If The Rus si-ail Government has been ;\1)- proached Lor permission for th:* Co-s-at-ks to visit England, and the official at! it tide on ilie iubjeel is believed to be favourable. A notice lias been issued from the Ken he! Club cautioning owners of dogs against either showing at- exhibitions not under Ke?- iie! Club rules, or inking part i? the manage- lncllt of such sJnivs. Tile penalty 's well known, but at a time win n ill,cld)nrd:iiat;(HI is threatened it is as w ell for owners to read, mark, learn, and '"inwardly digest" Relc 16: "Any person promoting, exhibit ing. judging, or in any way officali'ig at an unrecognised, show shall, at the dv?er.'l:on of -the committe-e of the Kennel Club, be disqualified from judg- ing, competing, winning a prize, making an objection, or taking any part at a show or field tri.il held under >bc |X>niii:-ion of ¡iie committee of the Kennel Clu'b or delegated authority." The w hole trouble has ari from the decision of the club to enforce com• pnlsory registration, a for in of canine legisla- tion which has provd so -.successful in con- nection with coursing In reply to the olTor of the Xai ional Sport- ifig Club to put t.p a nurse of -tS.O.'M for a match between Jack Johnson and Sam Lang- ford, the former, in an interview with the Daily Mai! Paris correspondent, .aid: "I have no intention of accepting the offer of the National Sporting Club of a pttr.-v -of {:1.000 for a fight vim Lanvfoed. I will not Iteht liim for less than £ 6.0'). My light w it': Uoran is definitely fixed. Some people say 1 ant g-citing «w much .as £ 6,600 for thai. '1 hey are wrong." We want a yacht racing a-social ion. de- clares tlte I-(,- sents the country, not itself. !i must act wisely and qnioklv nI- I I the wishes of its electors. Put. above all and before all. it must be fre? of !?i?.u- job- bery, and snobbery. It should lie the rudder bery, an(] sziol)b(?i-x-. It l?, 1!? of our I)tll, ii) fill,?l 1)(, ?i by those on deck-— i no.-e whose -aie tv.<gc is the ostensible object of the rudder' existence. At the present t i in • we are in mo-t need of •support for horn -r: -n for tiic moment 1,1- ternational racing ha- cost it will bring in. And the Boat Racing Association must be put unoii a firm basis m order rliat it may work harmoniously with ¡ I", parent asso- ciation and take unon its slnieidei's the re- cruiting work v, has hf.-n -o neglected during the past e.ui years. t -clill-iii,ll tll?' PtbsL L.111 International footbaii match between England and Wales on Saturday ;u !'i\month. where heavy rain fell all the morning and a gale of wind blew right across the ground, which was ■very soft in places. Y\ ales turned out as selected, hut had a sorry time. for England Avon by 9 goals to I. At Cardiff. on Saturday, in 1h' Inter- national Rugby match. Wales, for the tenth time in eleven years, defeated Scotland, the home team. The Scotsmen played well in the fir.st half, but.seemed to Pre after the in- terval, and tile vigorous Welsh forwards cur- ricd all before t'nern. Scotland were unfor- tunate in the injury to IT Sutherland, 'which rendered him practically useless, and must have made some difference 10 the .score. By winning their game at Derby. Black- burn Rovers greatly improved their position at the head of tlw table in the First Division of the Football Le:lgee, for lIlId":I:i,,d were beaten by the United at Sheffield, and Man- chester United lost to Tottenham Hotspur at White ITart-laue. Chelsea drew wiih Preston North End. One of the most, important games was that at Birmingham b'tween Aston Villa and West Uromwich Albion, which the Villa won by two goals io none. Manchester City accomplished a fine perform- ance in defeating Bradford City. Tn the Second Division Woolwich Arsenal improved their already line position by draw- ing at Bury. As was expected. Fulham de- feated Stockport County, but CJapion Orient were hadly beaten by the County at Nottingham. Swindon were surprised by the Crystal Palace, who won by two goats to none, and now occupy first position in the Southern League table by irtue of a superior goal average. West. Maui United were given a hard game by Plymouth Argvle. but al- though the visitors scored first- ihov wcra l>eaten bv two eoaK tD OIJ"

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