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HARRIER SOCIAL

A HAPPY GATHERING. The Y.M.C.A. Harrier and A A. Club's social was held iu the 'Y.M.C.A. Concert Hail lent evening, wher the club members and their friend? had gathered to spend an evening together on I ho occasion of the- club’s 13lh annua! racial and prizegiving. The evening opened with a hymn, ‘ For Those ;il Sea.’ in 'remembrance of two comrades who had gone forth to servo their country. A very enjoyable pro--I.IXIIIIIIIO followed; being contributed.to by Mi;.--. 1.. Leach (song, ‘Harry Lauder's Twin Brother,’ a- Scotch item). Miss E. J. Mili'-i (pianoforte solo). Miss I. Forrester (recitation), Miss A. Inglis (song), and Mr H. Russell ( musical monologue). Gann's, such as musical chairs, competitions, etc., were participated in between the various items. Tho President (Mr G. E. Moreton), in the course of a short speech, said he felt it an honor to be president of the Y.M.C.A. Harrier and A.A. Chib. He had attended the first run of the club. There was one thing that the harriers learnt, and that was the geography of their town and sum unding districts, besides having a healthy recreation. He asked them to think ;:f their two fellow-members who had gone to the front, hut he wished there had been nioie; still, he

! knew they would all do their little part to * support the Mother Land. The club h.vt I had a very snocewful year, especially in i open events, the Port Chalmers Roan Hare haring been won by one of their members—namely, 0. K. Tapp. The club bad also won the Sealed Handicap Five-mile Int&relub Race, gaining first and third places. He was glad to so* Mr E. Kosevour, president nf the Otago Centre, N.Z.A.A A., present; in him they had a strong supporter of amateur sport. H. hoped tho Harrier Club would continue 1-. be a live factor in the Y.M.C.A., and beep on their successful career under their energetic secretary, Mr 0. B, Has lie. Mr Rosevear, in presenting the pn/.„ts. congratulated the club upon the fiuccc:n.-,s they had obtained in the, interclub events. The following is tho prize list:—Maiden 1 'Race: G. T. Bailey 1, W. F. Oxley 2: fastest time, G. K. Tapn. Threc-niij,-Race: W. F Oxley 1, G. E. Tapp 2. Waitati Road Race G. K. Tapp. Giiampionship: W. F. Oxley 1, G. T. Bailey 2. Sealed, Handicap; W. J. Stewart 1. G. F. Tapp 2. Club Gup. IV. F. Oxley. Ladies’ Race, Mies F. Baker. Port- Road■ Kan-. G. E. Tapp. Sealed Handicap Five-mile Ini-erclub Race: Y.M.C.A. Ist Team (IV. F. Oxley, 0. T. Bailey. G. K. Tapp, W. Stewart, M. Dawson, and B, Drake). Attendance badges: Third year, L. W. Benjamin ; secnod year, H. Butting; -first year, G. T. Bailey. W. F. Oxley. W. Stewart, and G E. Tapp.

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HARRIER SOCIAL, Evening Star, Issue 15638, 31 October 1914

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HARRIER SOCIAL Evening Star, Issue 15638, 31 October 1914

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