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OTAGO MOTOR CLUB

The monthly meeting of members of the Otago Motor Club was held last night in the A. and P. Society's board room, Mr J. A. Roberts presiding over a good attendance. It was decided that tho routo for the reliability trial on December 5 should be from tho Dunedin Rail wav Station viathe Main North road to Xlount Cargill. thence turning to tho right just past_ the water trough to Port Chalmers and Sawyers Bay, then on to Mount Cargill, and return to tho Dunedin Halfway Station. The trial will be open to all membors of the Otago Motor Club, and will be a nonstop one, wet or fine. JSach competitor will be, awarded 100 marks at the .start, and all stops whatever, except trallic stops, will bo penalised 10 marks per stop. Punctures will not be allowed, out will be penalised similarly as for mechanical stops. Tho first competitor will leave the station at 2.15 p.m., <ind the remainder ii-fc one-minute intervals. I 'ycles nnd side-cars over 600 cubical capacity will have to average 20 miles per hour throughout, and side-cars under 600 cubical capacity nnd all cars and cycle cars 18 miles per hour throughout.

The various minor details Jn counoefcion with the trial wore considered and adopted with certain amendments. Tho club's slow hill-climbing competition was set down for December 12 on tho Vauxhall Hill, and the conditions in connection with it were adopted. An anonymous donor wrote offering a gold medal to the. member proposing tho greatest number of members for the season 1914-15.—This was received with thanks. It was resolved to donate £lO towards the cost of blinding the metal on the road to Karitanc. It wa.s decided that th« R-c.nds Committee be. instructed to attend to the matter of signs on tho various main road* throughout Otago. The bank pass-book showed a credit balance on November 25 of £126 16s. Twenty-five now members were elected.

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OTAGO MOTOR CLUB, Evening Star, Issue 15665, 2 December 1914

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OTAGO MOTOR CLUB Evening Star, Issue 15665, 2 December 1914

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