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--.:rA'patriofctof coneer-tipa's heldin; op in aid lof the Poor bfV(JreSt Pritaln; Belgium and Ireland Fund. tertainment, which was got up by Mi ' *'-Aipmffrbngv: iwas Kan good one, and the net proceeds be fairly substantial. Mr WAf,-so;*[iE very kindly put in some rose-coloured foo'tljghts^oii-ithe'stage,) and l ?the result was to enhance the effect of the play, r -In~Ancient"Rome, very murjb indeed, The-children .acquitted ikherjih selveE) will |n this playf ajs theydid al,ao'"in lithe j§" La Marseillaise," and part orrlhestlaf item? were, appreciated by the audience. The following is the programme gone through ;—Part 1: Selections* Akaroa orchestra;: "La Marseillaise," pupils of the Akaroa High School | song, Miss M. Westenra; duet'j';jVlrß and Miss K. Julius; recitation, Mrs F, Lelievre j, Akaroa High School; 'song, Mr J. Armstrong, song, Miss K. Julius; recitation, Mrs F; Mr F. Armstrong. Part ll—Selections, Akaroa <tv-, cbestra ; play—"ln Ancient Home"— Dramatis personae : Flavia (daughter of Marcella), Myrtle Lelievrei; Marcella (Roman matron), Hazel Doddj; Marcia (Mary Checkley), Marciis (Rod ney Youngman), Marcella's children ; Luleima (Greek, slave), Lorna 1 Armstrong ; other slave girls, Ivy Perm and. Elsie, Keegan ; r slava, ( ?'b3?-> Fred Newton; Severus Pauius* (Roman Senator), "Will Newton; of Rome), IGladys Yo'ungmanf yilniusf Vernus 1 , Ethel Pjlkington , Sep-', .timus (Roman' soldiers^, /W&tpn ward and Atom Njlos (Greek Blave), Bick Thomas ; v rAttilu's (B&iV-' barian slave), Norman Thomas.; Caerus' (British slave), Douglas Dbads.' r! ' The actors' parents had been to Borne, trouble to obtain suitable cos.-, tumes, and the result was an excellent"' setting for the drama A Mr helped* the: young, actors consider-a-bly-by taking the part of stage manager. LE BON'S. A social in aid of the Poor of Great Britain Ireland, ;and; Belgium Relief Fnnd was held in the Hall, La Bon's Bay, on Friday even-rri'g-lastrwhen.there was a large attendance. Mr F. Marsh acted as M.C., and. patriotic flonps- were* contribtitcd" by'several ; present, Tho total receipts amounted to £15 6s.

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PATRIOTIC CONCERT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3441, 25 September 1914

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PATRIOTIC CONCERT. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3441, 25 September 1914

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