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SOUTH OTAQQ TOURNAMENT. The above tournament was continual on Saturday on Baklutha and Kaitangata preens. The whole of tha day was occupied in ihe plaving off of the Doubles, for which there were 32 entries (16 pairs). These were divided into four sections, A and B plaving on the Baklutha Green and tha C and Don tho Kaitangata Green. The svstem of play was .similar to that adopted i:'i the rink competitions on the previous lay. Tho four pairs which comprised each v-ttion first played a qualifying round of 16 heads, the "two winning pairs being '.ben transferred to the Kaitangata Pairs competition, while tho losers | took part in the Milton rains competition. While the qualifying round did not count in either of the competitions, it decided •he subsequent status of the pairs in the >e. tion. the competition for the Kaitan;.Ua Pair.-, bciug'on a higher grade, than •tat, for the Milton Fair*. Tho winners of th? competition in sections A and B and .-ections f and 1> played off to decide tho green winners in each competition at Bal-dutha-am! Kaitangata. and the match to deide the Champion l'airs will take, place to-day on tho Baklutha Green. Tim follow k;,' are the results: —Baklutha Green. — Kaitangata Fairs.—Section A: Carson ;ind Middleman (Kaitangata), 3 wins; Smith and Henderson (Milton!, 2 wins, 1 kss : MTadven and Neilson (Kaitangata), 1 tviit, 2 hisses; Wilson and doily (St. Clair),' 3 losses. Section B : Kyle and Penman (Kaitangata), 3 wins; Boyd and (Siii , limr)."2 wins. 1 loss: Bishop ind Baldwin (Gore'. 1 win, 2 losses; Kemnitz and Bolrsen (Otaiio), 5 losses. Milton Pairs.—Section A: Garden and Edwards, 3 wins: Foster and Scott (Galcdonian), 2 wins, 1 less; Adams and Hution (Balchitha), 1 win, 2 losses ; .Maxwell and Smith (Stirling), 3 losses. Section B: Duncan and Pryd'e (Kaitangata), 2 wins, 1 loss; Hislop 'and Sheddan (Baklutha!, 2 wins. 1 loss; Murray and Boyd (Balchitha). 2 wins. 1 loss;" Muir and Andersnn (Stirling), 3 losses. —Kaitangata Green.— Kaitangata Fair?.—Section C: Bentley and C. K. Smith (Otago), 5 win*; Tillie and Smith (Caledonian), 1 win, 2 'ose-ecs; Edwards and Scott (Clinton). 1 win, 2 losses: Blackie and Rutherford (Kaitangata). 1 win, 2 losses. Section D: Gage and Carson (Kaitangata), 3 wins; Henderson and Little (Stirling), 2 wins. 1 loss; Lyall and Wait, (Baklutha), 1 win, 2 losses ; Harland and FTobarth (Gore), 1 win, 2 losses. Milton Pairs.—Section C; Ritchie and Landels (Baklutha), 2 wins, 1 loss; Dunn and Ramsay (BakhithaL 2 wins., 1 loss; Middleniass and Hislop (Kaitangata), 1 win ; Z loffes; Taylor and Buchanan (Milton), 1 win. 2 losses. Section D: Gunthorp and Dmm (Baklutha), 3 wins; Clark and M'Namara 'Baklutha), 1 win, 2 losses; Ford and Smith (Stirling), 1 wdn, 2 losses ; Anderson and Duckworth iStirlingl, 1 win, 2 losses. GREEN WINNERS. —Kaitangata Pairs.— Otago iSmith and Bentley. winners Section C] 16 beat Kaitangata (llago and Carson, winners of Section D) 15. INVERCARGILL TOURNAMENT. A bowling tournament, under the management of" the Southland Centre of the Pi minion Bowling Association, was commenced on Thursday morning (says the 'Southland Times'), when the Singlet' compel it ion was held. The final was foictht out between J. White (St. Kilda) and A. Rr.c,>ide (Southland). This time 21 heads were :«? erred to 16 heads. A lot of interest was taken in the. test, between two tried exponents of the game, and speculation was rife as to what the result would be. When the sixth, head had been completed the Soul blander led 8-5. but White was 3 up at the next end. The scores swayed back and fur ward to the 12th head, where Paes : de was 2 up—l 3-31. At the 16th the scores stood 1-1 ;;11, while the St. Kilda man improved Ids position by 2 at the ncxr ; hut 3 to Itaeside in the following head, mad. 1 the .-.ores 17-16 in his favor, and with only one head to go was 3 up. With his last howl a drive w.-w the only shot, 'left to While to score from, but ho i druve his ov. n bowls out, and Eneside! inn in 20-13. Ti> the Provincial Rinks the green winners on North End Green were C. Summarell, H. Harnes. J. M'G'urdy, and D. 0. Cameron, jun. (St. Kilda), and a rink skipped by Lillierap (Invercargill). The final was to be pined, to-day. A party of Dunedin bowlers journeyed to Palmers-ton and Waikouaiti on Saturday at, the request of the local bowlers, and at eai"h place a most enjoyable time was spent. Three rink.-, played at Palmerston and four rinks at Waikouaiti. After keenly-contested games the Dunedin bowlers proved victorious The following are the scores at Waikouaiti : 1"). W. Owen, Pizey, White, Gregory ... 20 —- Davis, Souter, Templeton, Moore, (filbert, Stoneham, Summer-field. Frame 21 Bell. S. R. Smith. Blackwood. Fell _ 15 "Wilkinson. Williamson, Williams. Black ; 27 Williamson, Prescotf, Hunter, IT. L. Smith —. 15 Dow. Swift, jun., Watson, Marks 18 M'Tamney, Palmer, Runt, Carson Totals ~ 86 57

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BOWLING, Evening Star, Issue 15691, 4 January 1915

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BOWLING Evening Star, Issue 15691, 4 January 1915