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TUG-OF-WAR.

. _*— LIVELY DUNEDIN INCIDENT. Dunedin, June 7. ! Hornibrook'g Physical Culture Class team won the final of tbe Tug of-War Championship amidst tremendous excitement..-. When four minutes had anne the Christcbuich team had four inches to its credit. Hoffman Bros. (Oore), then reSuc»d the marking to two inches, but Hornibrooks • eventually won by an inch.

Tbe proceedings earlier in the even* ing were marked by several unfortu* nate events. The police had to interfere, and aonumber of persons were ejected. There was an appeal over a bout between two other members. The officials upheld it, but afterwards reversed their decision. The competitors and the public alike took a band in the decision, and several free fights seemed certain, However, the disurbers were silenced, and everything passed off without further incident,

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TUG-OF-WAR., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4403, 9 June 1914

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TUG-OF-WAR. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4403, 9 June 1914

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