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SOUTH DUNEDIN FIRE BRIGADE

The annual meeting of the South Dunedin Volunteer Fire Brigade was held in the station in Glasgow street on iuesdav night, Captain Price presiding over a 'full attendance of members and hon. members. Representatives from ■ . Hilda Municipal and Mormngton Brigades were also present. The secretary s and treasurer’s annual report and balancesheet showed the brigade to be in a very favorable position. The brigade attended 12 fires during the year. Hie members mustered promptly, and on each occasion did good work. The social side was not neglected, the annual social being, as usual, a success. Several card toiiiTimnonts were held with other bngades, also a quoit and billiard tournament among members and hon. members. The brigade held their annual competition during the year. Fireman Morrison winning the aggregate medal, Hydrantman Athfield the coupling event, Branchman Edwards the ladder event, Fireman Rowlands the coils, and fiecrotary Price, the consolation event, a most enlovable afternoon being spent. This had ho'en a red-letter year in the brigade s history as regards competition work, the team who wont to Naseby having won all the events on the Southern Districts United Fire Brigades’ Association’s programme,, a performance which can be equalled, but never excelled. The same team also journeyed to the Auckland Exhibition tournament, again being successful, gaining two firsts, one second, and one third prize, also scoring most aggregate point? for the high-pressure shield, for which they were not eligible, it being for North Island Association brigades only. The following team have been selected to represent the brigade at the United Fire Brigades’ Association’s biennial competitions. to be bold at Timaru :—-Firemen A. Morrison (captain), W. Cormaek. E. Price, J. Sutherland, D. Athfield. and A. Rushatch. The election of officers resulted as follows Captain. R. Price; lieutenant, J. W. Johnson; foreman, M. K. Johnson; secretary. E. G. Price; treasurer, W. Blagdon; branchmen, I). Athfield and W. Rowlands; hydrantmeu—A. Morrison, A. Rushatch,' J. Sutherland; auditors, Firemen Alexander and Cormaek. Captain Price presented Foreman Johnson with a two years’ service bar, he now having completed nine years’ service; also "a three years’ service certificate to Fireman D. Athfield.

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SOUTH DUNEDIN FIRE BRIGADE, Evening Star, Issue 15666, 3 December 1914

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SOUTH DUNEDIN FIRE BRIGADE Evening Star, Issue 15666, 3 December 1914

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