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A most successful opening was held at the new sheds on Monday (Labour Day). The afternoon wag a perfect one, and there was a large attendance of members and friends.

Mr 0. W. Leete, president of the club, declared the season open. Id the course of his remarks be referred to the fact that the club had had no races last year, and said he hoped that this. Beason the young members would follow in the footsteps of the old mem bers and bring home much honour to the club. He wished the club a pros perous season.

The Mayor, Mr G. Armstrong, also spoke. He referred to the Regatta, and said it was owing to finance that 3 they had not held one last year.. He hoped that this year they would have a most successful Regatta. ; The shede were crowded both upstairs and down, and much interest ! was ' taken in the races, which were very exciting, there being some good finishes. Messrs C. Goodwin and M, Kearney acted as starters and Mr E.'j | E. Lelievre as judge. The hon. sec, Mr M Daly, and other members of the committee bad made all arrangements for getting off the events, and they are to be congratulated on the successful manner in which the races were run. The following are the results of the racing:— Ladies' Pair Oar. First Heat —Misses Walker and A. Dierck beat Misses S and L. Lelievre. Second Heat—Mrs W. Pool and Miss Fergus beat Misses E. and N. Lelievre. Final—Mrs W. Pool and Miss Fergus bißat Misses Walker and A. Dierck, Ladies' Singles. First Heat -Miss 8. Lelievre beat Miss Norab Lelievre. Second Heat—Miss L. Lelievre beat Miss Walker Final—Miss Sylvia Lelievre beat Miss Louise Lelievre. Combined Races. First Heat—Miss Fergus and T McGuire beat Miss Ethel Lelievre and Justin Lelievre. Second Heat—Miss Norah Lelievre and L. Armstrong beat Miss Sylvia Lelievre and E. Staples. Third Heat—Miss Walker and 0. Walker beat Miss A. Dierck and I Walker Fourth Heat—Miss N- Lelievre and.

~. * L.Armstrong oe'it Alias"Furgu* &m\ ;f. T. McGuirp. " i; ,' FiDal TAUa Walker and C. Walker Misa N. Lelievre aod L. irtn|f;;Btrpog. &S%;. . Coxswain's Race WjiL'.'' Maßter H Pool bpat Master Dick Brown' !!£?••', ANNUAL SOCIAL. Tf' . In the evening a pocial was held in 6heda, which took the form of and dancing. Tbe winners of j||lgrthe progressive euchre were .—lst jpjl'-facly's prize, Miss M. Lelievre ; lady's \JH jbopbjr, Miss L. Lelievre; Ist men's prize, Mr Whitbam; men's booby s J* r r * ze » r J« Lelievre. / After the euchre was over, Mrs i'- Lcete. presented the prizes won at the \' afternoon's racing, and danciDg was '.'": kept up till after 2 o'clock. The arrangements were carried out ilf* excellently, and much credit is due <o ;? the hon. sec, Mr M. Daly, who s- worked" very hard to make the galberng'a successful one-

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AKAROA BOATING CLUB., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3448, 28 October 1914

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AKAROA BOATING CLUB. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3448, 28 October 1914

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