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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 69

Friendly Societies

Friendly Societies.

100 Yards Handicap.—The starters were:—Purdy, scratch; Parsons, scratch; Mc-Donnell, 2 yards; O'Hare, 3 yards; Duflin and McPhail, 4 yards; Jones, 5 yards; Bain and Harvey, 6 yards: Markes and Wilson, 7 yards; Miles, 8 yards. This was a very good race, the three placed men finishing almost abreast. Harvey, 1; Jones, 2; McDonnell, 3.

Quarter—Mile Handicap.—In this event the starters were:—Purely, scratch; Mc-Laughing, 10 yards; McPhail, 15 yards; Bailey, 15 yards; and Harvey 16 yards, Bailey took the lead from the start, and was never headed, winning easily. Bailey, 1; Harvey, 2; McLaughlin, 3. Time, 58s.

Half-Mile Handicap.—McLaughlin, 20 yards; Bailey, 21 yards; and Wilson, 22 yards, were the starters. Bailey came to the front at the back of the course the second time, and won easily. Bailey, 1; McLaughlin, 2. Time, 2m. 21¾s.

One Mile Handicap.—There were post entries for this event, as follows:—Bailey, scratch: McCormick, 35 yards; Beachem, 25 yards; and Wilson, 40 yards. Won rather easily. McCormick, 1; Balley, 2; Wilson, 3.

150 Yards Handicap.—The starters were: Purdy and Parsons, scratch; McDonnell, 3½ yards: Duflin, 6 yards; Jones, 7 yards;Harvey 8 yards: Marks, 9 yards; and Wilson, 10 yards. After a good race Harvey won, Parsons being second, and Duffin and Jones running a dead heat for third place. Time, 16s.

100 Yards Handicap (for men over 40).—The entries were received on the ground, as follows:—E. O'Hare, scratch; Andrews, 18 yards; C. Bater, 20 yards; and Miles, 25 yards. Won by a few yards, O'Hare running well. Bater, 1; O'Hare, 2; Miles, 3.

150 Yards Hurdles.—The starters were:—O'Hare, scratch; Parsons, 3 yards; Jones, 4 yards; and McLaughlin 8 yards. Parsons won easily. O'Hare stopped at the first hurdle. Time, 22s.

Wheelbarrow Race, 100 yards.—J. McDonnell, 1; Shaw, 2; Cole, 3. These were the only starters.