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WAINUI DEFENCE RIFLE CLUB.

PRESENTATION OF CLUB PRIZES,

The members ani friands of the Wainui Rifle Club held a m.e*ing in the Library on Wednesday afternoon fnr junpi ■• ut pr_«fnL ing Club prizes and the .wearing in of new members. There wbb a good attendance, and Mr J. J Donovan, c'nb captain, compli. mented tbe member, au their attendance and the good shooting carried on throughout the year. He also said he thought the olub was doing good work, and this was evidenced by the pr"Benfc war, in which several of the club members ware taking pnrfc. Their know ledge of riflt. .!>on.in-_ waa >ivnl able and in tbe event of more Berious developments und tho call upon all men able to handle a rifle, the work dsne by the oluo would stand in good ste-ad He thanked Mr Geo. Armstrong, Mayor of Akaroa, for being present at the gathering, and asked him to present the prizes.

Mr Armstrong thanked the club member. for their invitation to be present to give nnv assistance at functions of ihe kind. He then presented tho foilowi.if. priz»e -. —

Ssnior Challen' c Cup, won by Biflemnn A Wright : previous holder Corpornl T. Warner, at present in the Dardan»ll._

- Junior Challangß Bow!, woo by Fid man W. Warner, pen

Junior Chalk ge Tro*hy, silver cruet, won by Riflqman W Warner, sen.

Forbes Cup Competition, won by Rifleman Norman Wright.

Baromoter, olub trophy, won by Rifleman J. J. Donovan.

At the conclusion of the gathering three cheers were given for Mr G. Armstrong and for Mr 3. 3. l)ono&an, dun captain.

Seven new ciub members were sworn in before Mr G Armstrong, J.P.

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WAINUI DEFENCE RIFLE CLUB., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3461, 28 May 1915

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WAINUI DEFENCE RIFLE CLUB. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3461, 28 May 1915

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