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THE CAVALRY CAMP.

The following order was issued by Captain Coleman, the cavalry instructor for the colony, who was in command of the camp at Tahuna Park : Camp, Tahuna Park, Morning order, 16th October, 1897. No. I.—The officer commanding the camp has been directed by Colonel Penton, commander of the forces, to convey to the officers, non-com-niissioned officers, and rnon attending the camp his satisfaction at the cheerful way in which all ranks carried out their duties under the very laying inclement weather that prevailed.during the week; and he trusts to meet the various corps next year (should he deem it necessary), to have another camp under brighter conditions. The officer commanding the camp has to thank all ranks for the patient endurance exhibited, and for the manner in which they have performed their duties amid such adverse weather. He desires cheerfully to express his thanks to the following gentlemen holding acting appointments : To Surgeon-major Coughtrey for his assistance in ministering to the sick, and, in addition, for having arranged and superintended the laying down of over 700 yards of water service, which proved a great convenience to the camp and a considerable saving to the department; to Lieutenant Morris for his zeal and willingness at all times in carrying out the dirties of adjutant, his uufailing courtesy being of great assistance to mj ; to Lieutenant Price for the excellent arrangements maSe by that officer for the supply of forage to the troops; to Sergeant-major Park, who performed the dual duties of regimental sergeantmajor and comroissariat'ofneer to my entire satisfaction, his supervision and administration tending greatly to the comfort of all. Finally,.the officer commanding the camp can only hope, if ever it is his duty to be again associated with a combined camp, he will receive the same cheerful support from all ranks that he has had in"this camp.

No. 2.—From 4 p.m. this date all acting ap> pointiuents lapse.

It may be added that on those days in whioh the weather interfered with the holding of mounted paraded the men had dismounted.: parades in..the large butter shed, and received rouoh.. valuable instruction in this branch of their duties.

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THE CAVALRY CAMP., Issue 10448, 19 October 1897

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THE CAVALRY CAMP. Issue 10448, 19 October 1897

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