TEXN" IS The sei retnrv of tho Now Zonlanr] Lawn J Tenuis Association (Mr A. i'othorick) <>r- j rived from Wellington on Wednesday tor ; tho purpose. <jf assuming control and nvm- j Jibing the tennis championship event-*, ; which will be commenced <>n Wednesday morning at Carisbrool:. The courts will be j fast for play. The present Now | Zealand champions are. all competing :-A. ] (', Walla re (Taranaki), Men's Singles; A. j (',. Wallace and C. J. Dickie (Taranaki). 1 Men's Doubles; Miss Annie Gray (Auek- j land!, Ladies" Singles; Miss Annie! Orav (Auckland) an.l Miss Eva- Baird (Ha'wko.'s Hay), Ladies' Double*. C. Dili- ; vier (Canterburv). in the absence of Mis? ; M. Steele (Atifkl.-md). has Mi>.« R. ' Hughes (Wellington) as his partner m Ihej Combined Doubles. 'J'he feature of yesterday's sports meet- , in;-- promoted by the. Kaitnnirata. Athiotie | Society- was the. advent -if Dormer, the | ex-ehanipi'>n Auckland ainnteur distance \ runner, 'into the ranks of pi-ofes-doiialiMii. ; His record for the afternoon wa.s : First; in the Halt-mile Handicap, first in the ■ 75vds Dash, first in the 440 yds Handicap, j and in the 220 yds Handicap -a}}. \ with the ex' i.'piion of the 75yds Hanrli- I cap (in winch he was allowed syd.s) from the sciatih mark. His time _ fori the. quarter was 55seo. ;in<l for the 75yds j (the final of which was a regular ca.kowa.lkj 56<=eo. The principal event, the j Sheffield Handicap, of 135 yds. which at- j tra-'ted 10 -stai t-rs, wa.s won by W. J. | Smith, the final br-in;,' run in 13 ii-Saec. j Following are the acceptances for the ] Ashburton Trotim:,' Hub Handicap (bar-| ness), of 4<)0.-ovs, 2m :—Win Soon sir, j Edith A. 7 seconds. St. Swithin 8. Quin- ! cey 8. MnriciiT-a 8. Ripou Child 8. Per- i BiiadeT 9. Tonuuv (' 10. Al Fran/ 10. i Master JJavmoiid 10. Huon Drift 10, Fve- i Ivn 12, St.' Kevin 12.
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SPORTING, Evening Star, Issue 15685, 26 December 1914
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