[Beds & Herts Tuesday Telegraph: August 19th, 1919]
The prizes for the special events were distributed by Lady Wernher. Then Lady Zia Wernher handed the awards to the winners in the Luton Hoo and Unattached sections, and the Hon Mrs Victor Stanley distributed the awards won by the Federation and Comrades competitors.
The prizes had throughout the afternoon been displayed on three stands and were of a standard quite in keeping with all the other arrangements made by Lady Wernher for these festivities. Silver cups were provided for the principal competitions, and these all bore an inscription that they were presented by Lady Wernher at peace festivities at Luton Hoo on August 16th, 1919. The prizewinners were:
100 yds flat handicap – 1 Hough, 2 Vass, 3 Hammett.
220 yds flat handicap – 1 Chaney, 2 Hoff, 3 Vass.
440 yds flat handicap – 1 Hough, 2 Reader, 3 Vass
Sack race – 1 Hough, 2 Cox, 3 Crick.
Tilting the bucket – 1 Hammett and Hough, 2 Reader and Angell.
Silver cups for boys under 14 – 1 A. Cox.
Veterans race – G. Ward.
Girls' race – 1 Annie Jude, 2 Alice Hunt, 3 Hilda Ward.
100 yds flat handicap – 1 H. F. Gray, 2 Squires, 3 Whitham.
220 yds flat handicap – 1 Squires, 2 H. F. Gray, 3 F. Stanford.
440 yds flat handicap – 1 P. M. Turpin, 2 E. J. Webber, 3 H. F. Gray
Sack race – 1 H. Ford, 2 E. C. Cooper, 3 Henman.
Tilting the bucket – 1 W. Gore and A. Biddell, 2 Squires and Whitham.
100 yds flat handicap – 1 S. L. Rickard, 2 F. C. Brown, 3 W. Parsons.
220 yds flat handicap – 1 S. L. Rickard, 2 E. Smith, 3 F. C. Brown.
440 yds flat handicap – 1 S. L. Rickard, 2 Perkins, 3 S. Hawkins.
Sack race – 1 W. Darby, 2 J. Rogers, 3 S. Hawkins.
Tilting the bucket – 1 Palfrey and Bent, 2 Bosworth and Darby.
100 yds flat handicap – 1 W. T. Panter, 2 W. E. Fisher, 3 C. W. Wright.
220 yds flat handicap – 1 W. E. Fisher, 2 W. T. Panter, 3 W. G. Ireland.
440 yds flat handicap – 1 B. Sharp, 2 W. G. Ireland, 3 J. Horton.
Sack race – 1 J. Jennings, 2 A. Horton, 3 R. Piggott.
Tilting the bucket – 1 H. Hull and F. W. Crowe, 2 E. W. Cooper and G. Smith.
Slow band race with instruments – Major H. A. Wernher was the starter and Mr Ernest Gape the judge. Behind each competitor there was a steward to see that he neither stopped moving along the course not stopped playing. Result – 1 G. A. Hopkins, 2 A. J. Everett, 3 W. Brigginshaw.
Disabled men (one leg) throwing the cricket ball – 1 F. Bent 70 yds, 2 Pettingall, 3 Smith.
Disabled men (one arm) taking off and putting on collar and tie – 1 W. Perry, 2 W. Smith, 3 F. Coke.
Tug of war, 9ft pull, teams of eight. In the semi-final Unattached beat Comrades 2-0, Luton Hoo beat DS&S 2-0. In the final Luton Hoo won by two pulls to one.
Relay race, four relays of 220 yards – 1 Unattached (Fisher, Panter, Ireland, Smart) won easily. 2 DS&S (Webber, Edwards, Squires, Whitham).
Silver cup for competition among winners of sectional 100 yards – W. E. Fisher (Unattached).
Silver cup for competition among winners of sectional 220 yards – W. T. Panter (Unattached).
Silver cup for competition among winners of sectional 440 yards – S. L. Rickard (Comrades).
Sack race for gentlemen of Lady Wernher's house party – 1 Lord Louis Mountbatten, consolation, Sir Charles Russell.