A five-milo skating race at the Columbia Rink at Auckland last night was won by J. Pelham in 24min Usee.
The brood mare Lady Walmsley, full sister to Carbine, was purchased yesterday by Mr D. B. Tonks from Mr Allan M'Lean, of Napier, for 400 guineas. The mare is to be sent to Brisbane. Our Wellington correspondent wires:— " By seven votes to five the City Council decided not to revoke their former resolution granting the Basin Reserve for the Auck-land-Wellington football match. This decision was arrived at by the mayor giving his vote in a contrary direction to the way he had previously exercised it. In addition 'to the O.R.F.U. trial match, the following football fixtures will be played :—Union Second v. Pirates Second, at Caledonian Ground ; Pacific First v. Montecillc, at Montecillo; Kaikorai Second v. Taieri Second, at Mosgiel: Caversham First v. Port Chalmers First, at Port Chalmers; Pirates Third v. Union Third, at North Ground; Newington v. Exoelsior, at Newington; Cavershtm Second v. Port Chalmers Second, at Port; Carlton v. Mosgiel Woollen Factory Juniorß, at Mosgiel; Burrow's Boot Factory v. M'Kinlay's, at Cale donian Ground; * Otago Daily Times v. Hallenstein's Clothing Factory, at Asylum Ground. —The Association football match Southern v. Waikara, will be played at Wakari. Southern : Findlay, Cleland, Browning, Smith, Grigg, Nicolson, Gibbs, J. and D. LaiDg, A. and W. Carver. Wakari: Pollock, Gardner, G. andD. M'Millan, Watson, Thomson, Armstrong, Lumley, Abbey, Anderson, Davie.
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SPORTING INTELLIGENCE., Evening Star, Issue 7993, 23 August 1889
SPORTING INTELLIGENCE. Evening Star, Issue 7993, 23 August 1889
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