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ASHTON SCHOOL.

PIONIO AND DISTRIBUTION OF PRIZES.

Last Wednesday wnu the day fixed for the onnuf«l picnic and distribution of prizes m connection with the Public School at Aehton. Mr Ashton having kindly granted the use < f liii paddock at ihe mouth of the river, the parents and a considerable number of visitors aesombled there about 11 o'oloc*. After enjoyino; a h«*rty lunoheoD, footbnll and a number of oibor games were engaged m, und the childron attending the school had raceß for a collection of toys provided by the Committee The 1 prizes woro then distributed, each child ultondmg the school receiving a priz> acoording to merit. The following m a lint of tho firat and Beoond priaotakera m tho fiovt ral otandarda : — iftandnrd VX—Kobert Oroy Ist, William Taylor 2 d ' Standard V- Peter Sdaror let, Hugh i McUonnell 2nd ' 8 Ktandnrd IV— Elizabeth Taj lor Ist, TbomaH Crosean 2nd Standard Hl— Alfred Anhton and Fanny Stophone (equal) Ist, trnmuel Grown 2nd Stand Jl_David Gilmour Itt, Mary Tlmrae 2nd, Mary 801 l3d Standard I—John Oroy let. Mary Stephens 2nd Master'a prize for good conduct, Acnea Shearer let, b U gh McOonrell 2nd. Three olieera wore then given for tho teachora, for iho Oouimittee, and for tho Jadioa who hud bo kindly provided tho good things. After a few more games lea and qakoo agafu carao into requisition and the party broko up, all apparoally being thoroughly satisfied with tho day'a entertainment.

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ASHTON SCHOOL., Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2025, 31 December 1888

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ASHTON SCHOOL. Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2025, 31 December 1888

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