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LITTLE RIVER NEWS

[from oub own correspondent.]

SOCIAL,

A very pleasant evening was on Friday evening at the Town Hall, Little tiiver, when a euchre tournament and dance took place. Arrangements for the evening were made by the railway relay gang, who had been in tho district for a few weeks, and great praise is due to them for the excellent manner in which they provided the night's amusement. As Boon as the euchre tournament was over refresh mentß were handed round and the dancing began in full swinf. Songs and recitations were given after eaoh dance. The secretary (Mr Freeman) gave the Irish jig in a manner not to bo forgotten. ' In the tournament no lees than twenty tables were occupied, and the results were:—First ladies, Mrs Yanstone, nine fames; first gentlemen, Mr F. Jenkins 10 games: Booby prizes—Mrs Newton (ladies'), Mr Bonish (gentlemen's). . NEW C&THOI.IC GHUEOH. A meeting was held after Mass on Sunday at the Catholic Church to consider a pro, posal to erect a new church to replace the present or>e. Reference ''was made to the age of the present church, and it was thought that it might last another fivej years, so, to make matters easy it was re-1 solved to levy each member of the church a' certain amount, to be paid annually, tbe money to be invested in the Bank at current interest. This proposal was heartily agreed to, and no less than £80 was promised each year, so that in five years' time tbe new church can be built free of debt. Mr F. Fahey and Mr T. Branulin were Jappointed oolleotor and treasurer.

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LITTLE RIVER NEWS, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4383, 31 March 1914

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LITTLE RIVER NEWS Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4383, 31 March 1914

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