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ROBINSON'S BAY XMAS TREE.

A very enjoyable evening was spent by the residents of Robinson's bay on Friday last, tfae occasion being the advent of Father Xmaa, Mr YV.Williame toted %8 chairman, and introduced Father Xra»9, who gave each child a

present f-orn the beautiful Xmaa tree All the chidteu gave Father Xmae a kiss for their , presents.

A programme of music was then gone through as follows :—" Cock Robin," ' school children; piano forte solo, Miss Wylve Williame; "Lullaby," school children in fancy dress; competition by four scboo children; phonograph, Mr E, de Malmancbp; pianoforte eolo, Miss Uiive de Malmnnche; recitation, Mies M. Orme, mcoical drill, school teachers and pupils; recitation, Barry Duxbury; song, Miss McDowle; pianoforte solo, Miss O. de Malmanche; song, -'Starlight," Miss M.McDowle and Mrs G Kingston; dialogue by the young people; dumb bells, school mistrees and children, "Goldfield," eohol children. The concert reflected great credit on the performers, and especi* ally on Miss McDowle, the school teacher, and her pupils.

At the conclusion, supper was band fid round, and lots drawn for the prizes for the adults. The function was brought to a dose by a few re marks by the chairman (Mr William?) Hβ thanked the working committee for their kindness in coining forward to help with the first Xmas tree ever held in Robinson's Bay, and said be hoped the Xmas tree would be an annual affair.

Three cheers were given for the helpers, and the singing of the National Anthem brought a most enjcyable evening (o a close.

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ROBINSON'S BAY XMAS TREE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3463, 22 December 1914

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ROBINSON'S BAY XMAS TREE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIII, Issue 3463, 22 December 1914

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