United Band of Hope.
The usu.il monthly meeting of fche United Band of Hope was held m the Oddfellows' Hall last evening. There was a very good attendance of children, with a fair sprinkling of older persons. Mr E. Craighead occupied the chair. The programme for the evening was a series of competitions m singing and recitation. Recitations wore &iven by Hal ma Compton, Wyun Jones, Gladys McClurg, Doris Salter, Alice Stock, Jack Simpson, Daisy Good, Mabel Compton, Madge Penborthy, Dort3 McCiurg, Evelyn Ross, Gwynnie Jones, Florrie Chalmers, Annie McKeuzie, and Dorothy Terris, and vocal items wore rendered by Thomas Poarson, Ethel. Jessop, Doris Williams, Connie and Clara Jessop (duet), <uid Ruby and Violet McLachlarf (duet). The jivlges of the competition were as follows : —Vocal items—M>s Claridge and Mr 1:1. A. Gatea ; elocutionary item?—M'sa Kershaw and Messrs McGregor and McLieod. The judges awarded prizoa as follows : —SingingGirls under 15: Doris Williams 1, Ethel Jessop 2. Boys under 15: Thomas Pearson (only competitor) awardei second prize. Vocal duet for girls over 15: Connie and Clara Je=sop 1, Ruby and Violet McLachian 2. Recitation—Girls or boys under 15 : Jack Simpson 1, Florrie Chalmers 2, Doris Salter 3, Gwennie Jones 4, Evelyn Boss 5, Wynn Jones hon. mention. The prizes will be presented by Mrs Bowman at the next meeting of the Band of Hope.
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United Band of Hope., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6594, 13 June 1905
United Band of Hope. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6594, 13 June 1905
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