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To night at TI iywaid'g Pictures his Worship the Mayor will present tbe pendants won by the Akaroa Hockey ClubV team in tbe third grade competition in Christchurch on June 3. It will be remembered that this team won the competition. After the pictures a dance will be held in the Oddfellows' Hall in aid of the hockey funds, and ladies are asked to provide refreshments. Mr G. 0. T. Arm-, will act as M.C.

The pictures to be Fcrpened (his evening include '• Guiding Light," a drama 2000 fset long. The story of tbe drama is as follows :—Peter Fife, a lighthouse keeper, has a heautiful daughter who is blind. Henry Barber, who loves her and ha 9 been saving to have an operation performed on her v-Y*", gives the money to Fife. Brayion, in. revenge, pin out the lamp in 'be lighthouse- Tbe keeper is struck by Brayton. Marie drovers her father, who tells him about tbe light. Though bind, she ligb't* the lamp in time to save a crew of fishers from being dashed on the rocks. Another film of dramatic incident is " A Leap Year Proposal." The film. is described as follows :—A " tip "is given to the paper that Bob is engaged Co be married' to one of his father's employees. Diana Morley, a ludy re porter tries to secure some authentic s facts of the case, gains a posi > tion as a fashionable demonstrator iv { fcbeii-employ, and makes a. favourable imptession upon Robert Grey, jr,' Bob proposes to her, and she at once writes to the paper that the "tip" ii? 0.X., and Robert Grey, jr., is to marry one of his employee?, whose picture, 471, 13 on fie at the office, i The editor immediately sees that it is J Diana. Bob reads the story in the I newspapers and immediately writes to I her and considers her proposal a very! goo'l one. Other films to be shown are "Wind ales" (a beautiful sceuioj. "Wrong Bottles'' (drama), "Near Sighted Cupid" (comedy), "Heroic Rescue" (comic), "Leopard nnd the Burglars" (comic) and several other films.

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AMUSEMENTS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4407, 26 June 1914

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AMUSEMENTS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4407, 26 June 1914

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