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SWIMMING SPORTS.

100 yds, boys over 15—Lloyd 1, Parsons 2.

100 yds, boys under 15—Herival 1, Ovenden 2

Y£yds, in clotbe3, over 15-Lloyd 1, Humphries 2 25yds tub race—Wells 1, B&x 2 75yds, under 15—Wells 1, Bax 2 Diving, Corfu dive—Johnson 1, Meal _

220 yds; boys over 15—Angus I, Parsons 2

100 yds staff race—Mr Williams 1 Consolation prize—Mr Harley 75yds P.O. boys—Lloyd 1, Wells 2. High diving—Angus 1, Halliday 2. Musical Sifeboys—Angus 1, Lang 2 Consolation prizes — Hoare 1, Thomson 2.

Captain Hooper expressed bis pleasure in seeing such a number of friends from Akaroa present. He B®is they were always glad to come

mo Akaroa, and were treated right royally He asked the Mayor to address tbem

Th'i Mayor, Mr G Armstrong, ad dresst>d the boys. He said they were •ilwaya pleased to welcome the Amokura. H9 hoped the boys would grow up into fine men ready to defend tbeir Empire, and lay down tbeir lives as so many New Zaalanders had dona.

The Rev A H Juluis wished the boys a pleasant trip down to the southern seas, and said the experience on the boat would never be forgotten by them.

The whole company were tVn entertained to afternoon tea, and a very pleasant afternoon was concluded by the photographing of the visitors and the ship's goat.

The Amokura leaves Akaioa on Wednesday afternoon or Thursday morning.

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SWIMMING SPORTS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3529, 21 March 1916

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SWIMMING SPORTS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3529, 21 March 1916

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