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SPORTING

DU.VEDLV AM'.TEUR ATHLETIC CLUB.

A. committee meeting of tho r.bovc club was- held last evening in ;hc- Y.M.C.A. P..OUIS. Mr P. Doull (president) in th.: ciV.ii", and there wa? a go<y] attendance of members. The Amateur Athletic Clubs' Protection Association wrote brintciiiß under '.he club's notice the benefits of their membership.—lt v,ns resolved that no action be taken.

T.'ie President reported that ihe Caledonian Society had dcciik'd to hold a meeting nil Xew Year's Day, and thct ,-)] running events should be amateur. A joouranime was also submitted, -ihc.wing the following events to b" hold:—7svds, 100 yds, 220 yds, 440 yds, SOOyds, and 'one mile handicap.;, one mile wp.lk. broad jump, high jump, and pole vault handicaps. —The committee expressed n.erisur; at the action of the society in rite-ring for amateur sport, and decided to | ut on two evening meetings, with tha object of assisting the New Year gafneriug. The first meeting will bo held on Friday, Decomber 4. at 7 p.m., and events wll be 75yds, 220 yds, half-mile flat, mile w.; ik, and broad jump. The second meeting on Friday, December 18, wil! l.e 'ooyd-.. ,440 yds, ono mile, high jump, ri.d t 010 vault. Mr .1. T. Ilamanu wis elected pimerintniident of the Kpovl ■: It had been decided to grant free membership lor one year to the'm.i.st promising competitors at. the High School sports, and the selected alhlete.s am W. E. Holmes, H. Townrow, Churchill, Lockhart, Cut-hill, Traliey, and Giasse. it is hoped to secure some future Ot.-igo champions from among these young runners, who are beirni coached by their in w instructor, Mr W. Lloyd Phillips. It was resolved to give Tiv-r. and secoi d prizes in all events at evening '.ii.-ef.inas, the entry fees to be Is ft.r m«rnoei- and I 3 6d fur non-members. Mr A. Mercer ha., accepted the position of hon. handicepj.ier, and vvill act i'l that capacity for tho ensuing season. WEDNESDAY CRICKET. St. Kilda v. Taicri and Peninsula B, on No. 2 wicket, Caledonian Ground, tomorrow. Ht. KiMa's team will 1.-j chosen from Jones, Haig, Edwards (3), Wycherley. Shepherd, Eekhokl, P,obertson. Elliot!, Devonport, Hamilton. WEDNESDAY BOWL 1 NO. St. Kilda. v. Wakari, at Wnkari. Wnknri : .1. Murphy, J. Thomson, E. T. Wood, C. Tilbuni' (s); J. Mow at, D. Creed, J. Gebbic, W. Pettitt (s). DUNEDIN HOMING PIGEON CLUB. 'l'he club li-jH' (~ I'a.ja from liivct'c.'iigiil (11C miles) on Saturday. Mr V. Ylaines liberated the birds at intervals of five, minute? iii thick, drizzling r,-;.ii) ; and ;\ wind against thorn. They had a hard fly and homed ail right. The rc-svlt was.-—-* W. Yates's Sewim: the Wind, 4h ... 1 W. Esquilar.t's Prince.* May, 4hj W. Tattersiield's Mischief, 4h 4BJm:n .3 T. Umbirs's Battler, 4Ji 56|min 4 C. Barlows Game Law, 511 15min ... 5 Attar the raco for tho Stead Gold Cup at Eiccarton on Saturday, B. ];-. eh-\. tn.._ridcr of Balboa, lodged a. complaint against J. O'Shca, tho rider of for intsrfetence, the occurrence having taken place near tho sevcn-l'tulong po.st. After an inquiry tht! judicial stewards suspended (J'.Shea for three mentlis.

The principal winning owners at the C.J.C meeting wore:—Sir Geo. Clifford, £?,450; T. H Dowry, £2,505; W. E. Bidwill. £1.955; C. G. Didgetv. £' "Oi; J J. M'Bride, £1,050; G. Hunter, £1,000; A. Alexander, £910; 'J'. ¥. Quinlivau, £720; W. Gardiner., £7ooj 0. D. Greenwood, £550,

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SPORTING, Evening Star, Issue 15652, 17 November 1914

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SPORTING Evening Star, Issue 15652, 17 November 1914

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