MINTARO, September 3.-The annual children’s sports were held on the Mintaro Oval on Monday, when a large programme of athletic events, for all children under 16 years old, was successfully carried out under the management of a committee, consisting of the following:— Messrs. A. March, F. Marston, J. Ryan. S. Torr, J. C. Hunt, J. Denton, and G. D. Paul. Mr. M. L. Giles acted as secretary. A large crowd of juveniles attended, over 120 being treated to tea, which was provided for them. Every child under the age of 16, who was not a prizewinner, received 6d. During the day a tennis, match was played between a visiting team from Prospect and the local team, and after an exciting struggle, resulted in a win for the home team. A concert, in aid of the Institute funds, was held in the evening. There was a crowded attendance. The following assisted with the programme:— Overtures, Misses Talbot and Beer, and Mrs. J. Denton; songs, Miss. Butler and Mr. F. Field; glees, Misses E. Hunt, Tralaggan, Williams, S. Nelson, P. Jacobs, H. Hunt, Q. Giles, and S. Giles. Mr. J. W. Manyard contributed a step dance, and Mr. H. N. Thomas gave three recitations. Miss Sylvia Nelson also gave a splendid exhibition of club swinging. The concert was followed by a dance.