FAREWELL TO MR W. H. PARKIN
The members of the Akaroa Boating Club entertained Mr W- H. Parkin, who has been a prominent member of the Club's executive for a number of year.-). The function look the form of a smoking co-c-it. which was held in the Club's new she<> last night.
Mr 0. W. Leete (president of the club) wsb in the chair, His Worship the Mayor (Mr G, Armstrong), tfie club captain (Ur '_. Lewitt), and the deputy captain (Mr B, W. Henning), were at the official title,
The Chairman proponed tbe toast of "The Guest of the Evening," after the toast of "The King" had lieen honoured. He said Mr Parkin was esteemed aB a citizen and for hia help in al ipubiic matters He had heard it whispered that Mr Mr Parkin would return to Akaroa, and he hoped sincerely that was the case. Messrs J. D Bruce, Geo. Armstrong (Hia Worship the Mayor), W. H. Henning, and T. E. Taylor, also spoke to tbe toast.
Mr Parkin, in reply, thanked those present 'or tbe toast and for the presentation made to him,
A long toast list was gone through, and a number of musical items given
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VALEDICTORY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4399, 5 June 1914
VALEDICTORY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4399, 5 June 1914
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