Week 4 – 26th January 2017
Can anyone identify the person on the left?
The second annual Foundation Day (Australia Day) inter-district swimming carnival and land sports in aid of the Dayboro Ambulance and CWA was held on Monday 1st February 1937, concluding with a ball in the evening. Takings amounted to nearly £50 ($100). Horse Events: Figure Eight, won by F.E. Long, Flag Race: C. Cruice. Swimming Events: 30 Yards Junior Championship, 16 and under: J. Cook, 60 Yards Senior District Championship: M. Cruice Laceys Creek, Dive: J. Graham Mt. Pleasant, Long Dive and Underwater Event: A. Heathwood King Scrub, Men’s Fancy Dive: J. Graham, 60 Yards Visitors’ Championship; J. Gould, Petrie Relay Race: Upper North Pine Team, comprising C. and J. Cruice, and R. Doyle. Old Buffers’ Race: N.G. Clark, Mt. Pleasant, 50 Yards Senior Event: V. Rudd, Mt. Pleasant, Open Handicap Relay Race: Petrie Team comprising Gold Bros. R. Neilsen and J. Cook – Courier Mail 3 February 1937.