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During the past two weekß the residents of Okain's Bay have had a visit from the St. Michael's Boy Scoutß. of Christchurch, numbering 54 boys, with the Rev. Hordan in charge. They Btarted out from Christchurch on January stb for Okain's Bay. but as the sea very • ough tbey bad to land at Little Akaloa, where tney camped until January 9th when they arrived, carrying tbeir camp ou fit' and pitched a camp. The residents of the Bay helped the boys to enjoy their out ing by providing them with plenty of vegetables and eatables, and tbeir manly behaviour resulted in their making very good friends with all the Bay people. They held a sports meeting, which was very enjoyable, and to finish up the oamp they gave an entertainment in the ball, which was very | well at>nded. Their drum and fife band was exceptionally good, and the music was much appreciated during their stay and at tbe concert, Dr Thacker, member for Christchurch East, was at the concert, and, after addressing tbe boys, suggested that a collection should be taken up for the boys' band. This produced £4 5a 6d, which was much appreciated by the boys. The boys carried out a great deal of Boouting work, and were Bble to have a fine holiday, the residents making their stay a very enjoyable one, JThey left for Christchurch by steamer od Saturday laßt.

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BOY SCOUTS' CAMP., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3471, 19 January 1915

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BOY SCOUTS' CAMP. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3471, 19 January 1915

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