FAREWELL T > MR G. ARM STRONG, JR.
On Thursday evening Mr G. 0. T Armstrong was the guest of a number of friends at the Akaroa Boating Club's shed. v Duiing tho evening, Mr E. E. Lelievre, president of tbe Peninsula Men's Hockey Association, made a presentation to Mr Armstrong from tbe hockey players of the Akaroa Club of a handsome suit case and travelling rug, and in doing so wished Mr Arm etrong every happiness in his new home in tbe North Island. Mr C. Hall (club captain of the
Akaroa Football Club), presented Mr Armstrong with a silver hot water kettle on behalf of the club mem bers.
Mr Armstrong, in reply, thanked them for-their handsome gifts, and said anything be had done in connection with sport in Akaroa had been a pleasure to him. He wished tbe club every success in the future, and thanked them all for thei kind wishes.
Mr Armstrong was practically the originator of hockey in Akaroa, being one of the first promoters of the Aka roa Club and hon. secretary of the Peninsula Men's Hockey Association since its inception. He has also been a live member of the local football club for many years.
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Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4414, 21 July 1914
VALEDICTORY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXII, Issue 4414, 21 July 1914
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