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YACHT AND MOTOR BOAT CLUB

A lmeting of the committee of tho above club was held in Mr E. S. Wilson's board room Inrst night, when thero wero present— Mcsms If. F. Necs (chair), A. Wels'*. J. R Cameron, J. Urggs, D. raferson, (i. S. Miller, O. W. Sundstrum, C. G. Smith, and A Lewis. a The Otago A muni RejratU Committee asked the committee to appoint a handicapper for yachts and motors, and also invitee! suggestions re fkg to bo presented to the winning boat at their regatta. .Mr J. K. Cameron was nominated as handicapper for yachts and Mr Nces for motor boats, and it was desided to suggest tliat the flag for winniii'.' boat be a burgee of Belgian cob p. with 1914 inscribed thereon. Ti:e Broad P.;:y Rrjatfn Committee wrote ;i?!:!i nr for tho of ilags for their regatta. —Granted. Thoi Oiago Rowing Association wrote requesting the committee to appoint- two delegates to meet them on January 13, and discuss the question of holding a patriotic aquatic carnival—Messrs C. W. Ilayward and 11. F. Nces were appointed the cub's delegates. Mr C. 11. Stntham wrote stating that he would be pleased to donate a trophv for club races.—Received with thanks. Th" question of the formation of a mo'er launch reserve was dscussed, and it was decided to circularise tho boat-owners regarding this matter. Mcssra A. C. Hanlon, H. F. Nces, C. W. Surd«trtim, and C. G. Smith were appointed a sub-committee to make tho necessary arninpement.s in connection with the orphan*' picnic, to be heid on January 23rd. If was resolved that the first, boat in th» harbor race on Saturday shall start at 2.30 p.m. Boals will be started on the Mark Toy system. Laura: "Now, remember, you havo bet me a box oi gloves, and if I win you must buy me just the kind I like!" Arthur: "Yes; and if I win " Laura: "If you win you havo tho privilege of buying mo a cheaper sort —if you are mean enough to do it!" A school teacher was instructing her class on the relative value of words and phrases. The phrase " horse sen.--" " was discussed, and she told one of th" boys to write a sentence containing that phrase. The boy labored for 10 minutes, and produced this: "My father didn't lock the barn door, anil ho ain't seen the horso sense!"

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YACHT AND MOTOR BOAT CLUB, Issue 15671, 9 December 1914

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YACHT AND MOTOR BOAT CLUB Issue 15671, 9 December 1914

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