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""THE Coast — everybody knows there hi 1 is but one Coast — can claim an-f other champion, for the Hokitika school has the honor of having drummed the three "r's" into Jules Malfroy, one of the candidates for the two Rhodes scholarships offered this year. The elect of Victoria, Colleg* for two years run ning, he narrowlj missed the Rhodes 'bus last year, bu was this tim< deemed a moral But one nevei knows. In the twentythree years sinc< Malfroy pere, ther a Coast sawmillei and now a member of the Fores Service, firs; dandled littl< Jules upon his knee, the young man has gone from one victory to another, both m the field of letters and m sport. To the general" public, he is best . known as the nuggetty little chap, with an abnormally long stride, who plays on the wing for 'Varsity and the Wellington reps, at .Rugby football. As a hurdle runner he has had some distinction too, and has had the honor of running second to the great H. E. Wilson m a New Zealand championship over the 440 course. The hurdles of examinations he appears to have taken with the same confidence and celerity, for a long string of academic achievements at, Waitaki, Canterbury College, and the Victoria Cpllege, leave hinv--an L.L.M., a Jacob Joseph scholarship holder, and a barrister and solicitor — and that at 23! '

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SCHOLAR AND SPORT, NZ Truth, Issue 1044, 28 November 1925

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SCHOLAR AND SPORT NZ Truth, Issue 1044, 28 November 1925