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SPOUTING

SWIMMING. The Ilawaian swimmers. Duke Kahanomukti and Cunho, arrived at Sydney by the Ventura yesterday. Their first engagement is on January 2. DUNEDIN HOMING PIGEON CLUB. The club flew a flock race from Orepuki (1.56 miles) on The station master liberated the birds at 12 o'clock, and they flew the distance in two hours. The result was : Hrs. Min. YV. Yates's Killarney 2 C. Barlow's Game Lass 1 59i T. Veitch's The Bluebird ... 1 59§ T. Umbers's Battler .... 2 1 W. Nivens'a Navy Bell 22 YACHTING. Tho second series of races under the i'iispiccs of the Port Chalmers Sailing (Tub was held on Saturday. The boats startrd with two reefs down, but before tho lower black buoy was reached the wind died away from the south-west to a lir-ht. "fluky" northerly breeze, of which Miti and Myro received the most advantage. The rac- throughout was interesting from two standpoints—viz., the 'Miti atid Myro sailing for first place, while Eileen and Vera were keenly contesting tho minor honors. The results, as fViiow, show that on the clay the handicapping was very satisfactory : —Actual raciim time: Myro (scr), lh 31min 20soc ; Miti (12min), 'lh 54min 15sec: Vera (20min), lh 51min 15sec; Eileen (lOir.in), lh 51min 15?ec. Corrected times : Miti, lh 22min 15sec. 1: Vera, lh olmin 15sec, 2; Myro. lh 31min ZOscc, 3; Eileen, lh 41min 15sec. 4. WEDNESDAY BOWLING. Roslvn v. Caversham, at Roslyn.—Caversham: Barron, Braithwaite, Wilkinson, Brown is) ; Murray, Pearce. Forrester. Christie- (s). It is feared that the injury to Eirst Flight's fetlock joint is of a serious nature, and it is thowebt that he will have to bo. given a lengthy rest.

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SPOUTING, Evening Star, Issue 15676, 15 December 1914

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SPOUTING Evening Star, Issue 15676, 15 December 1914

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