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UNDER ELECTRIC LIGHT. Hay ward's Weekly Pictures ODDFELLOWS , HALL. - f Special Announcement. FRIDAY NEXT, April 16. "Onovodis" "QUO VfldlS" (8000 ft) The Eternal City under Nero. The Burning of Borne. Nero Sings while ibe City is in Flames

"QUO VADIS" is a picture play master' piece. The story of the fioman Empire, told by the master band of Henryk Sienkiewiez in hie notable book, end scarcely ao incident in all that great work, the omission of which would bfurr the understanding and mar the beauty of the author's conception and treatment, has been allowed to drop. It is a pictore remarkable for its beauty, its extent, its completeness and ita magnificence To the etory told in '-Quo Vadis," which is well known, the picture brings added delight. They transform the written word into actuality, end the characters aro prenent d by actors of rank, with realism and tr urrsph of cinematographic representation This is evident in every detail, and is shown alike in the magnifioenoa of Nevo'a snmptuoiH feasting halls, the splendour cf the great Amphitheatre, the gathering of the Christians in tLe Catacombs and the lowly dwelling of the humbler figures in the great moral conflict The banquet given to Nero, a scene of mad revelry, is an impressive section of the sgrent I film. Again, the spectacle of Borne burning is one of awful grandeur, md while the grand and beautitul city is flame swept to destruction, Nero comes forth to sing. This is one of the most thrilling sections of the film, as is also the brilliant scene presented by the packed Colosseum. Trio view of the great arena, with tbe thousands of spectators, is also magnificent pioture. Here are seen gladiatorial contes's, chariot races, and the might of Ursus as be overcomes a wild bull upon which the maiden Lygia has been tied, In to this Arena are driven the doomed Chris, tisns, and to them are loosod twenty lions. Tbe tragic death of Petronius and Eunice, his faithful slave, and farewell banquet, given in accordance with tbe prevailing cuetorn is followed 1 shortly by the cud of Nero, hastened by the band of a slave,

DON'T Mias the opportunity of SeoiDg tbie WONDBKFUL HOTVRE. NO EXTRA CHARGE. PRICES AS UhUAL. OKAIN'S BAY SPORTS ♦ HANDICAPS. Yards—loo 1220 440 .880 .Mile 11. Fisher ..245 J. Coleman .. 2} 0 6 W. J. Mitchell 5 9 12 AN. Isles .. 5' 9 12 C B Hardinghain 0 11 17 H. P. Giddens 7 C. Wolsey ..8 17 li. Johnston .. 11 12 25 A. H. Mason .. f) 20 30 50 100 H. Craw ..9 i>o 30 15. Salt .. 9 20 L. A. Harris .. 10 20 30 50 110 S. G. Harris .. 10 21 32 li. W. Hartley 18 28 43 100 J. A. Power .. 7 15 J. G. Hammond 10 ser 10 C. Hack 20 10 L. M. Uailey 45 100 G. J. Smart ecr H.Tibblte 34 55 120

OKAIN'S BAY ATHLETIC SPOBTS CLUB. -pBOGRAMME OP BTENTB To be held on Becreation Ground, Okain's Bay, on THUBSDAY, APRIL 15, 191 D Prooeeds in ald-of the Belgian Fund. \ PART 1. To etert at 11 am. 1. Boys' Race under 15 years, 220 yds. First prize 10s, second Be, third 2s 6d! . entry Gd 2. 220 yds Handicap First prize 40b, sec ond 15s, third ss; entry 2a 6d 3. Long Jump Handicap First prize 15a, second S3; entry Iβ 4. Threading the Needle Race for men Ftret prize 10s; entry Iβ 5 Threading the Needle Race for ladies; First prize 10s; entrance free 6 880 yds Handicap First prize 50s, see ond 15s, third ss; entry 3s 7 -Putting tbe Shot Handicap First piiz» J ss; entry Is 8 100 Yards, in heats First prize 100s, seoond 20s, third 10s ; entry Sβ Luncheon 12.30 to 1.30 9 Final 100 yds Handicap 10 Stepping Competition Prize 20s ; en , try Is 11 100 yds Handicap, boys under Id years First prize 10?, eecond Ss third 2s Gd: entry 6d 12 Hop, Step, and Jump Handioap First prize Ids, second 5s ; entry Iβ 13 440 yds Handicap First prize COa, eec ond 20s. third 10s ; entry 3-s 14 Single Ladies' Race, Firct prize 15s, second ss; entry 6d J5 High Jump Handioap. First prize 15e, second ss; entry Is 1G Mile Bun (Boys under 15 years). First prize 20s, second ss, third 2a Gd: entry 6d 17 Mile Bun Handicap for Men. First prize lOOe, second 20b, third 10s; entry 5s 18 Sack Tournament, team3of tour. First prize 20s; entry Is per man

RULES. 1 All events to be run under the ruies of the N.Z. Athletic Union. 2. Nominations, accompanied by performances of the last two years (if no performances during last' two years laet four performances), to accompany entrance fees. 3. Entries for the 10.0 yds, 220 yds, 440 yds 880 yds and mile run olose with the Secretary at 6 p.m on April 9th. All other events post entry Tbe Lytteiton Marine Band will be in attendance. A Punch and Jcdy Show will be on at intervale. A Good Luncheon Provided—Price, Iβ 6d, The s.s. Monica leaves Lyttelton on dny of Sports on arrival ot tbe 730 train, aod will remain to finish. W. ROBINSON, Hod, Bee,

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3, Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3414, 13 April 1915

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Page 3 Advertisements Column 3 Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3414, 13 April 1915

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