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An Unusual Protest.

At a meeting of the Canterbury Centre of the New Zealand Amateur Swimming Association on Monday evening, a letter was received from Miss Piper, who wrote oh behalf of; 1 herself and Miss McMillan, protesting against Miss V. Cairns being awarded first place in the 25yds Ladies' Race swum at Tinwald carnival, on the grounds that she swam with "a"'handicap setoul: for her sister,,Miss-Cairns. ' . . "Miss V.. Cairns, whose name had been set down on: the programme as Miss A. Cairns, also wroteon the matter, and stated that her sister did not start owing to her handicap being too heavy.'-:Misa V. Cairris thought it was a printer's error in her initials being set down as "A" instead of "V," and referred the matter to the starter who, Miss Cairns stated, " allowed her to start in the race without altering .the handicap. . ' After discussion it was resolved to hold the matter over until nest meeting, and ill the, meantime the, Centre secretary was instructed to get information from the Tinwald Club.

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THE RECENT TINWALD CARNIVAL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8809, 4 March 1914

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THE RECENT TINWALD CARNIVAL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIII, Issue 8809, 4 March 1914

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