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CALEDONIAN SOCIETY.

At a largely attended meeting of directors last evening the following committees were elected: — Finance and Education.—Messrs J. L. Gillies, YV. A. Sim, D. A. M'Nicoll, James damson, J. Gunn, YV. Owen, J. Wain, W. Renning, S. Myers, T. Short, and the executive. Games and Grounds.—Messrs J. Wedderspoon, P. Miller, R. Swan, J. S. Maitland, If. Gourley, J. H. Chapman, YV. J. Moore, E. Wilson, YV. Owen, J Ogg, and the executive. Entertainment?.—Messrs YV. C. Kirkcaldy, P. Miller, J. S. Maitland, S. Myers, J. Samson, R. Swan, J. Gunn, J. H. Chapman, J. L. Gillies, YV. Renning, and the executive.

The following additional prizes have been received for the annual gathering:—Messrs Mollison, Mills, and Co., Highland costume or tweed suit of colonial manufacture for the best dance of Highland reel for youths not over ten years of age ; Messrs Duthie Bros., Highland dress sporran for the best player of bagpipe music, for youths who are nonprizotakers; Mr Simon M'Donald, gold medal (value L2 2s) for_ tho best dressed Highland youth a non-prizetaker; a friend of the society, medal (value L2 2s), Bpecial prizo for bicycling; Mr A. Sligo, L2 2s, special prize for bicycling ; Mr James Samson and a Strathspey man, gold medal (value L 3 33) for the best dance of reel of Tulloch ; second prize, one dozen cabinet photos, presented by Mr R. Clifford; Mr J. Samson, L 3 33, for the largest family on tho ground during the three days of the gathering; Mr Campbell, South Dunedin, a silver medal for the best played marches ; Messrs J. M'Donald and Yates, L2 2s, or a trophy of the same value, for climbing the greasy polo; Mr J. M'Donald, L2 2s, or a medal of the same value, for the best dancer of sword dance; Captain Gunn, gold medal value L 3 3s, consolation prize for bagpipo music; Messrs Pergusson and Mitchell, trophy value L2 2s for dancing ; Mr J. Toomey, silver medal for best dancer Irish jig ; Mr C. Bills, silver cup for throwing tho cricket ball; Messrs Nelson, Moate, and Co., one box tea value 30s; a Caledonian, a pig value 30s, to a pig hunt. The Games and Grounds Committee were instructed to Lrißg up the programme of the next annual gathering at the next meeting of directors for final revision.

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CALEDONIAN SOCIETY., Evening Star, Issue 8039, 16 October 1889

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CALEDONIAN SOCIETY. Evening Star, Issue 8039, 16 October 1889

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