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A concert was held in the Town Hall, Little River, on Tuesday, 18th August, in aid of the prize fuad for the Little River Native school. There was a large and appreciative audience, some £9 in cash being taken at the door, while numerous tickets were also sold, so that the prize fund ought to benefit to the extent of £12 or so, The programme was a good one, being somewhat better than local efforts of ten are* The first part of the pro gramme consisted of character songs -by the Maori school children, and Mr Marlowe is to be congratulated on their success. In the second part of tha programme, Miss Rum sang "To Have, to Hold, to Love," and was ac corded a well-merited encore. Mr C. Herdman sang a patriotic song, which also met with a good reception, Miss Laming gave a very good exhibition of the sailor's hornpipe, being followed by a duet by Messrs Webb and Wil liams. An exhibition of poi dancing by four of the Maori ladies met with a reception. Miss Laming gave she dance, "Visions of Salome," folowed by Mr W. 0. Richards, who mng a coon song. Miss Parata sang 'Shadows." Mr A. Wright also gave b song, while Miss Laming gave a rery good exhibition of contortionist eat. The oonclnding item was a trio >y Miss Ruru, T Williams, and Miss iata. The organisers are to be con[ratulafced for the very successful pro :amme offered the audience;

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LITTLE RIVER CONCERT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4423, 21 August 1914

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LITTLE RIVER CONCERT. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 4423, 21 August 1914

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