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SPORTING

DUNEDIN HOMING PIGEON CLUB. The club flew a raco from Winton (105 miles) on Saturday. Mr John Brown liberated the birds at intervals of five minutes, and they flew home in good time. The result was : T. Veitch's The Bluehird, lh 50im ... 1 C. Barlow's Lame Lass, lh 55m ... 2 H. Winchester's Paula, 2h W. Yates's Killarney, 2h 6im 4 W. Esipilant's Princess May, 2h 6m ... 5 BOXING. A London cable states that Henri Dronlin, welter champion of Belgium, lias contracted to fight five matches in Australia. He 6ails for Sydney on the 19th inst. SCHOOLS SWIMMING CABNIVAL. The public echools of the City arc holding a combined carnival in the municipal baths to-morrow afternoon, at 2.30, when parents will have the opportunity of seeing their children swim. The carnival is being held for this purpose. The Education"Board are doing all in their power to encourage swimming. The result is that hundreds of boys now are able to swim. A very small charge is being made to meet expenses, and all who have the welfare of tho children to heart should not miss the opportunity offered.

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SPORTING, Issue 15670, 8 December 1914

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SPORTING Issue 15670, 8 December 1914

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