Salient. An Organ of Student Opinion at Victoria College, Wellington N.Z. Vol. 3, No. 6
On June 8th the Club followed the Akaroa venture by entering four teams in Interclub races. The A Grade team finished fourth, the members not fully recovered from their previous exploits. The B Grade team was a little more prominent, finishing second in its grade. Out of two teams entered in the Shaw Baton relay race, one finished third, the outstanding performer being Scott, who registered a time within a few seconds of the record for the lap.
The Sherwood Cup race., drew a fine field of twenty-seven. Hr. Sherwood's generous afternoon ton—and the lady helpers--proving a great incentive. The Cup winner, S.J. Wilson, ran surprisingly well considering his period of ill-health during the earlier part of the season, and it is good to see him in fine fettle again. Eddie Holmes showed his heels to most of the older runner in finishing fourth man home, and throughly [unclear: coserved] his second place in the handicap. Danioll also up-held his repatation ever the shorter distances. Morten showed the result of training to come home in eight position. Woodward and R. Smith are two younger runners of whom more will be seen.
After our performance at Akaroa, the results of the Dorne Cup race were looked forward to with interest, and our backers were well satisfied to see the team finish second to the club Which has won the trophy in Accession for the last ten years. Our field of twenty seven was outstanding for an interclub race, and reflected the virility of the club this season. Our first ten men finished in the first 41 men home in a field of 220 starters.
Hiles O'Conner after a period of rotirement, came out to astonish the rabble by coming in fourtoonth. Serym turned on a splendid effort to finish fourth.
Scott showed his consistent good form by finishing 20th loading in a bunch of four Varsity men among whom was Danioll, who in his first long race demonstrated his ability to stay the distance, and even to finish in a strong sprint. Holmes also proved that his form has come has come to stay, whom he finished as the