LOCAL MATCHES. On account of the heavy rain which fell in Dunedin on Saturday morning tho (hounds Committee of tho Otago Cricket Association decided to postpone all matches till next Saturday. LEAGUE GAMES. Tramways beat Railways by 28 runs. Tramways made 9b (Bond 50 and Williams 23), and Railway 67 (Swinney 31 and Lusty 10). Eor Tramways, Pyo took two wickets for no runs, Ferguson throe for 31, and Weir throe for 34 ; and for Railways, Swinney captured four wickets for 26 and Pettit lour Jor 33 Hillside 15 Ireat Haywards by 46 runs |on tlm first innings. Hillside 15 made 63 i (Anderson 23, Conroy 17). Haywards I sound 22 in the first innings, and wera dismissed for 81 for five wickets in tho I second (V. Robinson 53). For Hillside, 1 Regs too throe wickets for 7 runs and V, i 1 vans five for 15, ami for Hay wards V. Robinson took five wickets for 28 and MTtougall four for 57. Standard 121 (Richmond 56) beat Y M.C.A. 49 (Kibhiewhito 14) and 32 for six wickets (Prebhle 25 not out) by 72 rims on the fiist innings. For Standard. Richmond took live, wickets for 19 runs and Jarman four for 22 in the first innings. and MKenzlo captuu'd five for 22 ami Ellis one for 10 in the second. The mo't successful bowlers for Y.M.O.A. nine Maiison (three for II) and F. A. Thomson (four for 32). Hillside A v. Orokonui resulted in a drawn game. Tho latter made 104 runs (J>i- Rr.ss 51). Hillside replied with five i wickets for 55 runs (Fans 27 nob out, | Harris 10 not out). For Orokonui, Dodd j took iline wickets for 19. Sutherland one for .14, and Dr Ross one for 15 ; and for I Hillside, Harris captured three wickets !.|\,r 16 and Synnnida four for 36. I Th • latest entrant into league cricket i (11. E. Shackloe’ks) put uj) a good record, 1 beating Re id and Gray by 61 runs, the 'scores being:—Shaddocks, 110; Reid ami i Gray. 49. For Shaddocks. Bart made 49, J. Torrance 25. and Webb 18. For Reid and Gray, Churchill made, 16. For Shaddocks, Puddy secured five wickets for 6 runs, Hint two for 20, Hodge, one for 7, and Torrance one for nil; and for Reid ami Gray, Hodge took three for 27 and MThmgail five for 47. AT OTHER CENTRES. Auckland. —Tho senior cricket matches worn continued on Saturday in line v. cath t. Grafton (272 ami 112 for two wickets) beat Parnell 188 (15. Reeve. 75). — Eden A 171 (Taylor 63, Cummings 45) defeated Eden H by 11 runs on the first innings, the scores being; Eden A, 171 (Taylor 65 and Cummings 45); Eden B 160 and 161 for eight wickets*.—University 191 (Caradns 65) beat North Shore by 20 runs on the first innings. North Shore, 171 and 118 for two wickets (Stewart 73). i’oiicoiiby 351 for eight wickets defeated Waiwmata 177 by 154 runs.
Wellington.—East made 199 (Midia.no 117 not, out) against Central 126 for eight wickets. —Old Boys* playing two men short, were mif-missed for 110, to which North rcplird with 301 for six wickets (Bray 104, Hiddleston 75). Christchurch.---West Christchurch made 198, and Sydenham had registered 101 for one wicket at the drawing of stumps.— East Christchurch made 256, Einwood replying with 120 for two wickets.—Riccarton, 182 (H. 15. Whiita 72) ; Sydenham B, 201 for four wickets (W. Patrick 64 not out). —St. Albans declared closed with 356 for four wickets (H. A. Bishop 178 and it. G. Hickmott 54 not out) v. Kaiapoi 84.
The anniversary of the Caversham (Kew) Methodist Sunday School was celebrated yesterday, when good congregations assembled. In the morning the pastor of the church, the Rev. E. Drake, conducted the service. In tho afternoon the Rev. C. Dallaston talked to the children on ‘The Importance of Little Things,’ the lesson being read by one of tho scholars and the Ten Commandments repeated by 10 girls. In tho evening the preacher was the Rev. J. T. Pinfold, D.D., of Roslyn, who preached on the rail of Andrew and Simon, from Matthew iv., 18-20. lie affirmed that religion was a personal matter. No one could take the place of those whom Jesus called to Himself. Neither should men follow any other person than the Christ of God. Jesus called these two fishermen to be fishers of men, so that our earthly calling might be a parable of our spiritual, and show us how best to succeed. At all the services special hymns were rendered by the children, Mi-s 15. Kennard presiding at the organ, and Miss J. Tudc acting as pianist. Mr J. Davidson was conductor. Eolos were rendered by Mr John Nelson, .Misses Thelma Payne and Nannie Davidson, and Mr T. lilachie recited. The anniversary tea and concert will be held to-morrow. At the Owaku Court on Friday Dawson and M’Kcchnic. saw-millers. Katanni, claimed from James Copoin. farmer, Hatanui, £2OO for damage.-, by fire. Mr D. Stewart, for the plaintiffs, said that his case was that defendant lit a tire for a bush ■’ burn ” on Ins farm on October 8, nml this fire svus carried along by Hits strong wind which prevailed at the lime till it reached plaintiffs’ saw-mill siding, sumo distance away, the following day, destroying all the timber and siding. The damage was estimated at £4OO, hut only £2OO was claimed in order to have the case dealt with in the Magistrate's Court. Tho Magistrate said it was clear to him from the evidence that the fire which did the damage was started by defendant on October 8. The defence admitted that tho damage done was £2OO, and ho would give judgment for plaintiffs for that amount, with costs.
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