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OKAIN'S BAY SPORTS

ANNUAL GATHERING

The Okain's Bay Sporta Oominittee faeld their annual giuheriDg at Okain's Bay yesterday in fine weitber. There was a large attendance of Bay people besides those who attended (mm Cbristcburcb, and made the trip in tbe i s s Monica. The fact that the Committee are devoting the proceeds for j this year to tbe Belgium Fund was j responsible for added interest, and the Club held a most successful gathering everything going off with added The programme provided a varied and interesting series of contests, and these took on well. The Club should be able to band over a fair surplus to the Belgium Fund, The ladies of the bay provided an excellent luncheon and afternoon tea, the total taken at the pavilion being about £24. Tbe officials worked witb the greatest energy throughout the day. The athletic events were well contested, and the competitors included several outside runners, notably H. Fisber, winner of tbe 100 yds, Colenoan winner of the 220 yds, and G. J Smart winner of the mile.

The local runners, however, were very (successful, A. H. Mason showing up well, and winning Mr C. B. Thacker's medal and cup tor the greatest number of points. Mason put up a splendid performance during the day. During the day the Lyttelton Marine Band supplied an excellent programme of music, which was much appreciated, Mr Webb, M.P. for Grey, attended the Dports in company with Dr Tbacker, and gave a short address in which he congratulated the club upon tbek gaiiienug. He also apologised for the absence of Mr J, McCombs, member for Lyttelton. There were a number of side shows on the ground, The following are the results : —

I. Boyc' Pace under 15 years, 220yde. Fist prize 10a, second f>F, third 2s 6d CF U ora 1 TW More 2 O F Priest 3 2, 220vds Handicap First prize 40s, see ond 15s, third sa. First Heat. S G Harriß, 21yde .. .. 1 A H Mason. 20yds .. ..2 H Fisher, 4yde ."> .. ..3 Hecond Heat. J Cnleman, Gydf.. .. .. 1 L A Harris, 20yds .. .. 2 G B Harditgham, 11yds .. 3 Final.

J rnleman .. .. ..1 H Fi*her 2 S G Harris 8 Tiino-23 4 sseo. 3. Long Jump Handicap First prize 15s, second ss.

C Hartley (2(t). 20U 4Jln .. 1 R W Hartley <3ftj. 20H 2jin .. 2 AH Mason (2ft 6in) 20ft ljin.. 3 4. Threading the Needle Raoe (or men First prize 10s. H Fisher 1 H P Giddene .. .. ». 2 Nine entries. 5 Threading the Needle Race for ladies 5 First prize 10s. Mies B Turner .. .-. ..1 Miss R Waghorn 2 Fourteen entnes, 6 Beoyds Handionp First prize 50s, sco ond 158, third 6s. A H Mbbod. 50yds J G Hammond, scr .. ..2 L A Harris, 60yds .. ..3' Time—2min 4 l-Saec. 7 100 Yards, in heats First prize 100 a, second 20s, third 10b. • FirPt Hea». 0 B HardiD3h»m, 6yds.. .. 1 H Fisher, 2yde .. .. .. 2 W J Mitohell, syda .. .. 3 Timo-JOJsec. Second Heat. J Coleman, 2JydR .. ..1 S G Harris, 10yds .. .. 2 H P Giddeos, 7yds .. • • 3 ' Time—lo 3*sseo. Final. H Fisher 1 J Coleman .. .. .-2 C B Hnrdingham .. ..3 Time—lo 2 sseo

8 lOOyde Handicap, boya under 15 yeara First prize 103, eecond 5s third 2s 6d. C P Mora, cor 1 WFMoKay. 2yds 2 T W Mora, 6yds 3 Six entries. 9 Hop, Step, and Jump Handicap First prize 153, second 5« A H Mason (2ft), 41ft s*in .. 1 J A Power (lftCiu; 40ft'2in .. 2 Seven entries. 10 Nail Driving Competition for ladies. Miss Elliott 1 Miss B Hainea 2 Sixteen entries 11 440 yds Handicap First prize COa, Eec ond 20s. third 10s A H Mason, 30yds .. • • 1 J Coleman, 6ydd 2 H Fisher, syd3 » 12 Single Ladies' Race. First prize 15s, second 5s ~ Miss Dyer * Miss Elliott 2 : Miss B Turner 3 Twenty entries. 13 High Jump Handicap. First prize 15; seoond 5s C Hartley (2in), sft lin .. 1 R Hartley (3in) sft .. • • '•* J A Power (4in), 4ft llin .. 3 14 Mile Run Handicap for Men. Firtt pnz" lOOj, seoond 20e, third 103 G. J Smart, ecr., act ..1 AH. Mason, 85yds .. ..2 L. M. Bailey. 100 yds .. .. 8 Time—4min 48 2/ssec

15 Mile Bun (Boys 15 years). Fiiet pr ze 20s. second ss, third 2s 6d C. F. Mora, sor. .. " } A. Spurr 2 O. Priest 3

16 Cigarette and Lemonade Race J. Harris l Roger Maeon 3 )7 Show E" W. Harris and E. Latter ((qual). There were 103 votes. 18 Sack Tourranoent, teauiß of lour. First prize 20s Horer Mason's team, inclniiinp himßelf nnd Keg. MaEon A. H. Mason and'S. Gardiner Four teams entered, Iwd Christchurch und two Peninsula t6ams

19 Greaey Pisr—A. H. Mason (7 entries)

20 Stepping Competition, 46yda lft correct distance—D. Cunningham, 46ydo llins.

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OKAIN'S BAY SPORTS, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3451, 16 April 1915

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OKAIN'S BAY SPORTS Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3451, 16 April 1915

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