EMPLOYEES' ANNUAL PICNIC
RESULTS OF RACES
The Fairfield Freezing, Works employees' picnic, which was held at Timaru yesterday, was a very successful outing. Just under 500—men, women and children—travelled down to the southern seaport town. > The day was fine, and a thoroughly enjoyable time, was spent. The Ashburton Temperance Brass Band was in attendance and supplied sweet music. The following were the results of the races, which were held on tho beach of Caroline Bay:— Thread-the-Needle Race—A. Moore 1, J. Baker 2, D. Kirdy 3. Time—2osec. 100 Yards Butchers' Handicap—M. Begg 1, E. Turner 2, ,V. Skerton 3. Time—ll 1-5 sec. Cooling Room Handicap—D. Kirdy 1, J. .Lutfey % P- Breen 3. Time—l 2 1-5-sec. . i > ' 75 : Yards Single Ladies' Race—M. Huffam and R. Day (dead heat) 1, H. Day 3. Time—9 3-5 sec. 100' Yards Pelt Department Handicap —A. Voyce 1, R- Day 2, J. Murray 3. Time—l2sec. 100 Yards Engine-room and Yardhands'' Handicap—Geo. Campbell 1, J. Hepburn 2, A. Moore 3. Time—ll 2-5 sec. 100 Yards Fellmongers' Handicaps A. H. Smith 1, F. King 2, J. Bremner 3. Time—l2sec. 100 Yards Freezers' Handicap—"W. Huffam 1, W. Keating 2, R. Hall 3. Time—ll 2-5 sec. 100 Yards Manure and Oleo Department's Handicap—W. Powell 1, E. Frisby 2. 100 Yards Offal Department's Handicap—J. Baker 1, N. Hume 2. Time— 14sec. 100 Yards Boys' Handicap (under 18 years)—Ll- Wonnacott 1, G. Mclnness 2, H. Martin 3. Time—l 2 3-5 sec. 75 Yards Married Men's Race—J. Hepburn 1, W. Darrach 2, W. Powell 3, Time—l 3 sec. 100 Yards Casing Department's Handicap—J. I^e 1, M. R. Smith 2, J. Ferris 3.Time—l3sec. 120 Yards Open Handicap—E. Turner 1, J. Murray 2. Time—l 4 3-5 sec. 75 Yards Married Ladies' Race—Mrs Esner 1, Mrs J. Wonnacott 2, Mrs 'N. S. Johstone 3. Time—lo 3-5 sec. Baby Show (under six months) —Mrs P. Da'ndie (Fairton) 1, Mrs W. Powell (Ashburton) 2. Baby Show (under 12 months)— Mrs W. Davidson (Fairton) 1, Mrs W. Sterling (Fairton) 2. The judges for the racing events wore Messrs O. Day and W. Toppin and Mr W. Moodie acted as starter. Mrs Dr. Thomas and Mrs J. Newman acted as judges in the Baby Show, and their vordicls were popular ones.
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Ashburton Guardian, Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8790, 10 February 1914
FAIRFIELD WORKS Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8790, 10 February 1914
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