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BELGIUM RELIEF FUND.

On Saturday last, March 18. ib< Kaituna and Motukarara people held their carnival in aid oi above fund at Waibora, Park

Tbfi Raoint; Glub kindly allowed lb. committee the of th»i>- g-ind

stand aDd offiiees, and with numerous Marquees decoiated with flag- 1 , the Park presented a lively appearance, Derry's Band very kindly lent their Services to enliven the procaedings. The members of the old Waihora Park Sports Olub ran the athletic sport.B parr of tho programme, and the Tai-Tupa Gun • Inb the clay pigeon -booing, Mr J Tini and .Sfcau Bud ting the lifl* galley, Mr H, T. Cbap man, K-iiaer Bill Mr Harper (of Sydenham) with tbe Belgium Bet Ball game was well pat ronised. Arrangement with the Committee was for half takings, but he very generously exceeded hu contri bution The Bazaar and Luncheon tents were under the managements of the ladies nf Mnt-nkumrn., pnd were a j..ti.i, -.1/ .i.y.i v. D and at tention to detail The produce tent had a variety of articles, iccludirg seeks of barley, oats, Fowl?, turkeys, potatoes, vegetables, etc, etc, all given for the bene fit of the fund. Mrs Laurie Wilson, of Teddington presented a springer, which was the subject'of a guessing competition, and was won by Mr Webster, of Gebbie's Valley, Mr Deans, of Purau, winning a heifer given by Mr Bert Huleton. Needless to say everyone worked with a will, and it is estimated when all the results are lo band including donations promised, the fund will benefit to the amount of nearly £300. Mr Digby, of Messrs Pyne and Co., kindly acted as auctioneer, and had some very successful sales of surplus goods; Th9followingare the stallholders :•— Heifer Guessing- Mr Mark Thomas £-1 4s Springer guessing, Mr F, Coop, £5 10s Ice Cream and Fruit Salad—Mr D. L. Geb faie, result over 3ZG Sweets stall Mrs J* C C Gebbie, over £11 Flower Stall —Mr Rouaham, over £5 Produce Stall—Miss Todd and Mrs 0 Child, result not yet to hand. Bazaar—Mr A. E Harris, result not yet to band Lunches-n and Afternoon Tei -Mesdame*-* Harbi-ion, Wheeler, Rowley results no!, jot. to hand Badges— Mrs McManus £1 73** D..l > elgium Buttons, £1 Sports—Hon, sec, Mr F. Bowley, not yet to hand Cork Stabbing and wool winding —Mrs 0. W Field, over £3 Auctions—About £2-"), not yet complete Oiay Pigeon Shooting Hon sec, Jam-*- 3 MacK-M A\a. o\')r £l*j Guessing name of whisky-- £1 !*heep Guessing—A E Haitod. not yei in * Mtiori team of 11--:lsa and Poi D.uieers £8 10-3 Aud numerous other compatition**.

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BELGIUM RELIEF FUND., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3407, 20 March 1915

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BELGIUM RELIEF FUND. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3407, 20 March 1915

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