BRITISH FOOTBALL ASSOCIATION
A large and representative gathering of mem- bers of the Queensland British Football Associa- tion and association football enthusiasts last ni(,ht a*tended a function in connection with
tim conclusion of the football season and tlic
profitât ion of trophic« and inedala The ohair was taken by Mr R Alexander, who presented the Dinmore Bush Hats with the Challenge Cup, nnd the individual 7iicnibers of the t^ani with medals complimenting: them, as he di 1 so, on the excellent dispfay the} had made in the pre rnurship matches during the sea*»on Mr J Jack prerfntcd .th* Bush Rats with tlic Charity Cup which thp\ had, won liter a hard fltru^lp
with the Wellingtons. A handEcme mhtr mount- ed walking: stick waa presented to Mr li J ¡sj mons b3 Mr it nil in, on bihilf of the Queens- land British football Association and the lief
ercea Vfcocntion \ftci the lo* ii toas* hui 1 pen dulj honoured Mr G Ashworth propostd the toast ** The Ileferces' \s«ocíauon/' \ Iikh was responded to bj Mr J Jack Mr Poa* propoeed tb» health of the secretary Mr R A Kiddell. Mr Riddell, in replying, said that the past season had
been most successful in eveiy vviy for the association. Last year there had been five senior clubs affiliated with the association, und this year tho number lind been increased to seven senior and nine junior clubs. It gave hliit great pleasure to bo on official of such an associa- tion, which was, without doubt, the strongest association which had existed for some consid- erable time. ' -The executive committee, who have assisted me," Mr. Riddell continued, " have cxllibltod commendable disdretion, and have dealt with players to the satisfaction of every one. and this has tended bo tooth ipurify the game and further develop it. To them, therefore, this association owes a debt of gratitude. li tilings go on as they hove tocen going we (mall tie much stronger, both financially and otherwise, at the end of tile coining year. Wo tni«t that we shall linve «initiations from the Toowoomba, the Ipswich, and the West Moreton Associations, and it is hoped that this will ho followed by inter-district matches and subsequently by inter-
state matches with New South Wales."