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The weather vas hot for the opening of the bowling season yesterday; but there was a fair attendance cf members and ladies. The usual match, President v. VicePresi' dent, was played, resulting in a win for tbe President's team by 11 points. In opening the gceen, the president, Mr Geo. Armstrong, said that he honed after the war trouble was over ths membership would

be betier. He was sorry their finances were nab tter, but it was no fa'lt of tbfir own that things were not better. He hop?d lo fee people irom Akaroa and the outside lays joining the club as it was an excellent thing for tbe town to bave a green, and visitors appreciated it greatly. He was sorry tbat he had altered ihe weekly half holiday on open' ing day, but the rrqueat came from the military, who should be considered, as they were defe ding the oonntry, and he would always consider their wishes imperative.' The president then presented the trophies won last season. The winners were—Singles, Mr A. R. Munro; doubles, Messrs A. H. Westenra and J. R. Newton.

Mr Munro thanked the president for Ihe trophy, and said he hoped he would be able to win it again this coming season. Mr Westenra, in re?pon!.ing on behalf of Mr Newton and himself, said they had had a hard tussle to get their trophy. Afternoon tea was'dispensed by the ladies. The following were th<? scores — Pbksidht. Vice-Pbesident. Rink No. 1 Bailey 1 ewitt Armstrong (skip) 15 Munro {skip 24 Rink No. 2 Pilkington Dodds Masefield Henning Brown (skip) 31 Westenra (<kip) 12 Totals 47 «6 Owing to the unavoidable absence of the Vioe'Presidmt (Mr J. D. Bruoe), Mr Jas. Brown acted as Vice-President.

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AKAROA BOWLING CLUB., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3444, 9 October 1914

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AKAROA BOWLING CLUB. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3444, 9 October 1914

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