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- ■■ ■♦ ~ On Friday evening the rrost spceessfti' fancy dress ball ever hf-Id in Little Rio-r took place in the ha 1, which had been wioft tastefully decorated for the occasion, th-> oTredit for which is duo to M s McMtous an'i Miss Courtenay, There were a great number present, only those in fancy dress behij. allowed in the body of th° ball, while in front of the stage a dais had been e-peciall,v ejected for those, who were judging t *■ dresses The judges were:—Mesdames J. F. Buohnnan. Patkinabri, i>nd Mi-s • Coop, and Messrs W. Parkinson, J. Parkin -aon, J. F. Bnchanan, G. Armstrong, T. Quealy and Ur Peroberton. Hon. B. H. Rhodes gave a prize for best gentleman's costume, consisting of a hand dressing case. This was won by Mr McKenzie, who represented no Indian Knjsh The ladies first prize was presented by Mi W. H Montgomery, and was a cuse contain ing two gold hat pins, neck chum and .pen dant. This, whs won by Mrs Newton, nh "TVipsy." Mies Bodpn as bii liards was second, and Mrs F. Joblin a" i ' Maori girl third. Mr Peroy Eirdling secure the second prize in the gentlemen'- as t -oowboy Prizes were also given bj Mrs J F Buchanan and Messrs Geo. Armstrong and J. P. Buchanan. Among those present in fanoy oostnn c were :—Mr C. White, Hiphlahder.,; Mr T X Taylor, Frenchman ; Mrs Tavlo-, fifty years ago; Mrs Clarke. Japanese lndv ; Mrs Roden billiards; Mrs Paul, Highland lassip; M s Aitken, lady 18th oentury; Miss Wright. Hindoo lady; Mr A- Wright, king of clubs; • Mrs Jaroieson, powder puff; Mrs Wright, queen of hearts; Mr Harris. Albania; IS. Harris, Duchess of Devonshire; Mi's? Traoy, Pierett'-; Mr L jockey ; Mrs Honevhone, daffodil; Mr G Homybonp, -jockey; Mr P. McManus, Father Xmas ; Mr G talford, Chinaman; lli'i G Raoford, Red Ciobs Nurse ; J. Chapman, Quaker girl; Miss P Vanstone, littls mother; Mr G k Oiddens, Indiin ; Mr G. Breitmeyer, misfit; •Jt. Giddens, Metropolitan boy; Mi s Kissel, Britannia; Mr H. Marßh, Neptune ; Miss G. Badford, fairly queen ; Mr T. Pepper, cow bpy ; Mrs V. Joblin, queen of hearts; Mr V 1 Joblin, Father Xmas; Miss F. Vanstone, nurse; Messrs T. t rmrer, nigger; J. Giddens, Miss K. Johnstoi, pa'ohwork ; Miss White, Italian Pierrot; Mr H. Wrigh*, Amy Bock; E Whitr, nijzger; L Giddenf, nißßer, F Jenkins, Mrs Pankhurst; Miss Winter, fi-riiewrl; Miss A. White, straw . berries and cream ;. Mrs J. Cpop. folly . Mr W, Wiight, swagger; Mrs W. Wri»ht, ru/ b^Vy; Mrs Newton, Topsy ; Mr J, Swadell, GollywoR; *Mrs LeComte, Mother Hubbard ; Mis* F.nnis, spangles; Mrs Whatman, nurse; Mr Newt, n, ragtime; Mrs Murray, Jrssica ; Miss Little, Highland lassie; Miss To d. sunflower; Mr W. Birdling. Maori chief; Mies Maori thief tainess: Miss ' Reynolds. Judy; Mr Frenoh, Punch; Mr Hyden. tango girl; Mr A. Gilbfrt, R«ri Cros , Mhs J. Manson, milk 'm»=:; Mr banouel Gondalol'er; Vrs F. Wright, L.>(l.> JaiieGrev; M'ibj Jiffs, Japanese lady; Mn-s Horn-11. Fatima; Mr Giltnan Geerge III; • Miss Thorby, ruina'ion; R Mackey, sailor; •Miss Bray, Turkish lady; Miss B. Gilbert; Chinese indy; Mr Dancan, clown ; Miss J fßnynnld-. <0W girl; Mr Grey, cl.wn; Mr J JBoche, CY'C; MiBS L Fahey, star? and BCip** ; M- Gray, Punch; Mrs MoMarn , -qimw; Miss Courtenny, G'psy■';'' M'S r - 0 n. cowboy ;M» s D-ru«» m»>rm.'-i<i ; filht M-r.-on, -tariinht; Miss-Kelly, riiaht ; VJ W Iwiii Quaker girl; Mi-s Whit.fon.l Indan lady ; Miss Sroib, Mrs Gamp; M<s L. R*.lf'>rd, Mary Queen of Suols ! Mr F . jppd. Cnulinal Wesley; Mr H. Ruchi*, Sir Walter Raleigh; -Mi s Maepbereon, Fp.n ; «'i g'ri ; MrT Roche. Puritan ;Mr C. Hnnitna» Robinson Crusoe; G Reed, Robin Hood ; Miss E Reed. Pierrette; Mr C. s Ke»d. giant; Mr J Irwin, Pick Tu'pin : MisG ''lark?, U{>erstitu>as; Miss Matthews, 17ih coo ory lany ; Mr R Ruywll. jofikey ; Miss Thorley. Dutch girl ; Miss Clark, pole ' star ; MIbH Vanstone, qn-en of roes ; Mr Parkinson, Chinese mandarin ; MissDawber, G"ce Darlinp; Mr C Gray, Punch.

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FANCY DRESS BALL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4403, 9 June 1914

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FANCY DRESS BALL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4403, 9 June 1914