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AMATEUR ATHLETICS

Tho monthly meeting of tho Ota go Centre (New "Zealand .Amateur Athle'ij Association) was held in the Y.M.C.A. Rooms last evening. -Mr K. Rosovear (president) in the chair. The meeting was concluded before 9 o'clock.

The O'ago Patriotic and General Welfare Associa'.ion acknowledged with ihanks receipt of £IOO on aceetint of proceeds oi the patriotic sport? meeting held by tho centre.—The Chairman srjd that there \vc ukl probably bo a further sum of £SO accruing to tlie fund when the final returns of tickets were received.

Permission to hold a sports meeting at Mofgiel oil Saturday, Do ember 12, was granted to the M.isgiel Harriers. A report was received from Ihe centre's delegate at the Labor Day sports. One runner whose entry was not in accordance with his performances is to be notified to appear before the next meeting of the centre.

The Caledonian Society forwarded a copy of the preliminary programme of their Xew Ytar gathering, showing thai the wkolo of the "athletic events were amateur. ; —The Chairman rctured to the loyal sup- | port received from th-3 Caledonian Society, ! and it was ajftod to communicate with all ■ the active athlet-es affiliated to the centre, ' with a view 10 their competing at Dunedin I on New Year's Day. : The following motions in re registration ! of athletes were carried upon the motion of the chairman., seconded b : v Mr F. M. ! Keid :—" (a) That every amateur athlete' competing in Dunedin must be registered bv trio centre; (b) that the registiation fee bo Is per annum, on payment of which a number v.ili bo issued ; (c) tiiat registration be granted only to financial members, an<! each applicant must state the clubs or clubs to which he belongs ; (d) that miun wear their numbers at all 6ports meetings ; (e) tiiat the registration should be from October 1 to September 30 of the following year." The new rule comes into effect ai once, and the first meeting at which only licensed athletes can compete is the Duiiedin Amateur Athletic Club's evening sports on December 4.

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AMATEUR ATHLETICS, Evening Star, Issue 15655, 20 November 1914

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AMATEUR ATHLETICS Evening Star, Issue 15655, 20 November 1914

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