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CIVIL SERVICE HARRIERS

The Civil iServico Harriers hold their annual social evening in the Hillside hall lart night, when there was a good attendance of members and friends. Mr J. Wilson was in the chair. First of all those present cnteitnined themselves with card-playing for an hour, after which the presentation of trophies and attendance badges fool; place. The chairman presented these, and each recipient was accorded a round of applause. Hie largo number of prizes included the championship trophy (a handsome bronze figure of Mmcnry). challenge trophies, gold medals, and other arlCli-s procured by the. winners on the " open order” system. In addition to these, gold attendance badges were handed 10 the nine members qualified to receive them. These badges arc given to nil who aiiend th" full number of club runs held during the season, and it betokens enthusiism to a marked degree when 45 per cent of the total number of mom tiers are entitled to these badges. The jun’or members have received special encouragement this year, two gold medals having been specially set. aside for competition amongst them. After the, presentations, th ( > rest of the evening was taken up by a .most enjoyable programme of songs and recitations, inte.repersed with toasts. The toast-list included ‘‘The King.” “Absent Members with the Expeditionary Force” (proposed by Mr ll* F. Tilche'nor). "The Civil Service Harriers” (proposed by Mr F. Frew, of the Mosgiel Harrit’isl.' “The Prize-winners” (proposed bv Mr F. Drchard). “ I ho Otago fvii'.ie of the X.Z.A.A.A." (purposed by Mr J. Swanson), and "The President.” It, may lie mentioned that no fewer than 19 meriilau's of the. club are away witii the Kew Zealand forces.

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Evening Star, Evening Star, Issue 15644, 7 November 1914

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CIVIL SERVICE HARRIERS Evening Star, Issue 15644, 7 November 1914

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