With 43/4 minutes start on the scratch man Beattie was soon in the lead and running very freshly headed home the field of 22 runners by over 200 yards.
P. B. Prowse, of the R.A.F. substantially improved on his previous form and with 31/4 minutes start, was placed second, with R. Scammell, who was the first man off 5 minutes last Saturday, gaining a well deserved third place, B. Smith was fourth.
M. Ward moved well after a halt with shoe trouble and is undoubtedly a runner who could challenge the if he took athletics more seriously.
By arrangement with New Brighton Amusements (1939) Ltd. Wallasey Athletic Club will use the Tower Grounds track for training during the approaching summer season. Under the supervision of W. R. Bee. .who has recently succeeded B. O. Kivlin as hon. track secretary of Wallasey Athletic Club. The track is being put into working order by members of the club.
Kivlin has taken a teaching appointment at Oldham. The new secretary, W. R. Bee, took the coaching course at Loughborough College last year and would like to hear from anyone with coaching experience in discus, javelin and weight throwing. His address is 30 Gerard Road, Wallasey.