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BOXING DAY GALA, LITTLE RIVER.

The following is the result of the gala held at Little River on Boxing Day in aid of the Belgium Fund:— Races, etc—Thread tbe needle race 17s 6d, greasy pig £1 17s, children's raceß £1 10s, egg and spoon race £2, boot races 17s, athletio events £2 ss, total £9 6s 6d

Competitions, Side shows, etc.— Tugof war £2, baby show £1 Is Gd, guessing competitions (sheep, lamb nnd turkey) £5 Os 6d, weight of cake £2 17s, guessing name of doll 12s, ice cream and flower stall £8 16*, cocoa nut shy £3 5s 3d, tea rooms £6 18s 9d, pillow fights £l lis, clothes banging competition 133, shooting gallery £2 9s 6d, guessing brand of whisky 14s, soft drink- stall £5 Is lUd, "Kaiser Bill" (Aunt Sally) £9 03 Bd, bran tub £2 10s, dobdleumbuck £5 12s 9d, bowling at wicket £l 7s 6d, Maori hakaa and poi dances £5, nail driving competition £1 15s 3d, potatoe peeling competition £2, deco rated bikes 23 6d, decorated motorcars 7s 6d, tossing tbe caber 9s, guessing number of lollies in box Is 9d, stepping competition £1 15s 6d, total £72 23 IOJd

Auctions, etc —Fat lamb £2 10a, turkey 10s, greasy pig £2, greasy pig re sold several times (J. Walkina 10s, W. P. Thompson 10s, J. McQueen £1, Andy Murray £1, V. B Line 12s. T. K. Taylor 103, S. LeComte 14s) £8 16s, sheep (8. T. Harris) £l, total £10 16s.-

Sundries—Rent of fruit stall 18s, proceeds of dance in evening £2 19s 9d, total £3 17s 9d. Donations—Collected at first meet, ing £2 13s 6d, Messrs W. H. Mont-

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g omerv £5 s°, John Monieoirery £5, G co. Jonr ■*, senr., 5.-, J. 0. Co<p£l, Mrs T. Williamß dp, S. LeOomte (stepping competilion). Ip, Cbes. Nor ris, jr., 2s Gd, Jpp. .Tatfcsrri sp, Jos. Jobnpon 5", pol'ec'r-d hj Jop. Johnem 4s, Cyril McMnnus (prize money bundpd back), 7s 6d, H. Lefclbwuitt? £2, TboP. Qutaly £2, Mr arid MrP Wynn Williams £4 4s, total _23 17? 6d. i

Tbe prizes for the athletic events

were given by the following :—Jas. "<L_ Chapman, J, McQueen, H. Chapman, V*""" W. Cossar, and Central Dairy Company. In most cases tbe person in charge of each competition provided tbe prize. The total amount for tbe gala is £120 0* This is all in band, fix ept a few pounds for auction pales. A meeting of the committee is to be held on Saturday night next, 9h inst. Tbe proceeds will be forwarded to the Belgian Consul.

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BOXING DAY GALA, LITTLE RIVER., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3468, 8 January 1915

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BOXING DAY GALA, LITTLE RIVER. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3468, 8 January 1915

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