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METHVEN PREPARATIONS.

All tlie Peace Celebrations sub-com-mittees met on Tuesday, and arranged further detail's in connection with the day's .festivities. An effort will be maed to make the procession something more than nominal, and, if possible, a band ..will b.e_,.prqcured v; -.,jQetails of the picture entertainment/ dance aiid banquet have .also been gone into. TJie site for the fireworks display ha-s not yet been cho-sen, but the fireworks themselves have arrived, and an expert from Christchurch will 1 come up this week and instinct the local committee in the modus operandi. A fengthy sports programme both for children and adults has been arranged, and an item that is expected to create general, interest is a district tug-of-war, in which teams from Highbank, Lyndhurst, Lauriston, and Methven will compete. The teams willi be 8-a-side. The pull will! be on battens, and each draw willl be decided on one pull, of not more than 10 minutes duration..

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METHVEN PREPARATIONS., Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9600, 3 May 1919

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METHVEN PREPARATIONS. Ashburton Guardian, Volume XXXIX, Issue 9600, 3 May 1919

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