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CRICKET. At the annual meeting of the New Zealand Cricket Council', held at Christchurch on Saturday night, officers for the ensuing year were elected as follows: President, Me J. J. Clark (Otago) ; ricepresidents, the presidents of the various associations: secretary, Mr J. S. Barrett (pro tera.); hem. treasurer, Mr A. H. Hardy; auditor. Mr F. H. Labatt; Management Committee—Sir Cecil Moon, Messrs C. A. M‘Coy, D. Beese, A. T. Donnelly, and George T. Weston. A resolution was passed expressive of the services rendered for a number of years by the late hon. secretary, Mr F. C. Raphael. Although this meeting was held on Saturday night, the Pres? Association representative at Christ church neglected to send out a report. LAWN TENNIS. In B grade, on Saturday, North-east Valley, 7 sets i 97 games) defeated Caversham, 7 sets (76 games). DUNEDIN AMATEUR BOATING CLU B. The first heat of the above club’s trial fours was rowed last night in exceptionally rough weather, and resulted : W. 'Mills (stroke), M’Pherson, G. Pidofsky, E. Bryant, 1 ; T. Hodgson (stroke), C. Tyson, H. Burrow. W. Thompson, 2. Mr E. Tyson sent belli crews away at 6.40 • p.m., and the boats kept well together for more than half the distance. At the. powder hulk, Mills, who had drawn tinshore course, drew away, and at tinmagazine held the race safe, eventually passing the jiost four lengths ahead. To-night J. Bode metis H. Pullar at 6.30. OTAGO YACHT AND MOTOR BOAT CLUB. A meeting of the committee of the above club was held in Mr E. S. Wilson’s board room last night ; present —Messrs C. H. Hayward (in the chair), H. F. Nees, 1). Paterson, J,. D. Cameron, G. Miller, C. G. Smith, and C. W. Sundsirum. The Sailing Committee submitted a copy of the syllabus tor the ensuing year, which was approve.) of. Messrs Cameron. Smith, and Sundstnim were appointed to allot the prizes for the various races. The Military Department wrote thanking members for services rendered in placing their boats at the disposal of the department in connection with manning the forts at. the Heads, and staling that th-t services rendered by members were greatly appreciated by the department. Three new members were elected. Mr Nees submitted a report regarding arrangements for the opening day next Saturday. The procession will he formed up in the steamers’ basin at 3 p.m., and at 4 p.m. the motor boat race, steered by ladies will lake place. The course will v ’, frorr ar incigbirr. hr..; '..ken ;. flagged ooat moored io the steamers* ba-in and a. flag on - the wharf, round the red beacon off the ’itavenshourrie boat shed, and finishing across tlie starting lino, having the beacon on Die starboard hand. Entries will close with the secretary a: 5 p.m. on Thursday. STREET BETTING. At Auckland yesterday Joseph Fainworth previously convicted for a like offence, was fined the maximum amount. £IOO, for betting in the streets. Sister Radius and Palisade have been withdrawn from all engagements at the I C.J.C. Spring Meeting consequent on a | bereavement in their owner’s family.

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SPORTING, Evening Star, Issue 15640, 3 November 1914

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SPORTING Evening Star, Issue 15640, 3 November 1914