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A meeting of the general committee in reference- to the peace celebrations was held in the Band Hall on Saturday I night. There was a good attendance, and Mr D. Duff occupied the chair. The chairman explained the object of the meeting, which was to consider the reoorts of the sub-committees. Mrs W. 11. Dellow wrote explaining what had been done at a. meeting of ladies. Thcv decided that all food for refreshments, luncheons, and afternoon teas bo purchased out of the funds to be provided. The ladies generally volunteered to attend to all other matters in . connection with the refreshments. Generous gifts of apples were promised by Mrs G. Murdoch and Mrs T. Corbett. The ladies also suggested that only soldiers and children be" admitted free to the luncheons, etc. —The letter was received and discussed. In the matter of paying for refreshments, the general committee decided that all refreshments be provided free of charee. , Mr D. O. Sewcll, secretary for the sub-committee for Monday's programme, read tho report on what was decided to Xc done. _ , Messrs Ellery, Duff, and Dobson were appointed r* procession committee. The Snorts Committee to consist of all members of sub-committees, including Messrs T. Eadeu, Dpbson, and Mactier. Mr It. Austin was appointed handicapner for the events. Messrs G. Murdoch, G. Harrison, and It. McLay were appointed judges of the sports. Messrs F.. Wills and W. Edis were appointed iudees for the best decorated motorcar, vehicle, or anything specially decorated for tlie day. Messrs W. Robertson. C. Johnston, and Nicholson were appointed to provide music for the procession. Mr J. Murdoch was appointed starter for the sports. Messrs W K. Dellow, B. Toner, and T. Eaden we're' appointed as the Entertainment Committee. All matters in regard to fireworks display to be left m the hands of Mr D. O. Sewell. He was also instructed to procure flags for the children in the procession. After some discussion the general committee decided to leave all matters regarding the nnal arrangements for the sports in the hands of tho sub-committee. The sub-committee- having m liana the arrangements for Tuesday presented their report. They decided that Monday's procession should be repeated, tho procession to start at 10 a.m., luncheon hours 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., and snorts to commence at 2 p.m. Ino presentation of the memorial Bibles kindly presented to the Mayfield schoolchildren by Mr G. Murdoch will take place at 3 p.m. It was also decided to dye some tangible present to all schoolchildren on the rolls of the Mayfield, Ruapuna, and Anama schools, the nature of the present to be left in the hands of thq sub-committee, ilt was also decided ho repeat tho fireworks display on Tuesday night. All arrangements for the concert programme for Tuesday night to be in the hands of the chairman, Mr D. Duff. At this moetinjr the delegates from Ruanuna School Committee were Messrs Tnsker and Ross: from the Anama School Committee Messrs O'Cal-lae-han, Watson, and Robertson. The matter of sending delegates to the Rond Boards was then dealt with. Messrs Tasker. Ross, and D. 0. Sewell were aonointed to interview the Rangitata Board: Messrs G. Murdoch. D. Duff. E. Watson, O'Callaghan. and R. McLav to interview the,Anama Board. For canvnssirifr the district for subscriptions the following were appointed! collectors : —Messrs W. Robertson, Dobson. O'Callaghan, W. R. Dellow, and It. McLay.

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MAYFIELD., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9596, 28 April 1919

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MAYFIELD. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9596, 28 April 1919