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Pipe Hand Social.

A vory successful social in convection with tha above Bind was held in the Oddfellows' Hall on Thursday evening. There was a very large attendance, the hall being taxed to its utmost to accommodate the dancers. Me Chas. Reid (chairman of the Pipe Band Committee) presided, and in a short speech welcomed those present, and referred to the prospects of the newly formed Pipe Band, which was now thoroughly established. Mr Eeid, after humorously pushing the claims of the pipes, mentioned that from a point of antiquity, few instruments could vie with the pipe, evidence of this being found in the most ancient writings. The Grand March, headed by the pipes, made a very effective display. During the evening the following ladies and gentlemen contributed to the programme :—Miss M. Terris, songs, " The Hundred Pipers " and " Sound The Pibroch"; MissN'. Reid,pianoforeselection of Scotch Airs; musical selection, Mrs Wni. McDonald (violin), Mr Wm. MoDonald (cornet), and Miss Bichardson (piano) ; Miss M. Norman,song, " Mary of Argyle "; Mr Wm. Anderson, song, " Afton Water." The following contributed dance music :— Miss Terris, Miss Oochrane, Miss N. Reid, Mr S. Scott, Mr E. Hughes, and Mr W. G. Smith. Mr W. Proctor danced a sailor's hornpipe in costnme, and pipers Campbell and W. Robertson supplied pipe music for marches and Highland dancing. The Ashburton County Scottish Sooiety was represented by members of the Council, including Mr P. Stewart, Chieftain. During the evening the Chairman expressed regret that Mrs D. MoLean was unable to be present, the programme suffering thereby.

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Pipe Hand Social., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6616, 8 July 1905

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Pipe Hand Social. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXII, Issue 6616, 8 July 1905

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