The League of New Zealand Wheelmen and the New Zealand Cyclists' Alliance each held meetings at Christehurch last night, when the scheme of amalgamation of tat two bodies was considered, and the Alliance passed a resolution, carried by 11 votes to 7, that it was not desirable in the interests of amateur cycling that that Upay should amalgamate with the League. It was decided to advortise for a'paid secretary at £ls per annum. An application from the Wanganui Club to hold next year's championships there was held ovev. The League at their meeting decided in favor of amalgamation by 30 votes to 4. The delegates took tho view that the League should eater for amateur cycling, and a motion was carried giving tho Executive power to take what steps they deemed advisable in the League's interests. An alteration was also made to the rules by which all oycling clubs could be charged 2;,- per. Mat."' on their prizs money and sports pi-omoters 5 per cent, in order to e,sai;f the revenue of the League, ~,T , h e Green and Reynolds are not likely to visit New Zealand at present.
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CYCLING., Evening Star, Issue 10421, 16 September 1897
CYCLING. Evening Star, Issue 10421, 16 September 1897
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