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GERMAN BAY SCHOOL TREAT.

SUCCESSFUL GATHERING,

The German Bay school treat was ! held last Friday in Tslr Shepherd's paddock. As the morning was dull and cold there was not a very large attendance in tbp early part of the day; but in the afternoon the sun came out brightly and a large number ,of vi?itors came down. The Mayor, rMr G Armstrong, brought a party over from Akaroa in one of Mr Pil Irington's cars, and a number of other > Akaroa, people walked. The children had their sporte, and every child went home with one or more toys. Messrs R. Herriot, W. Bbadbolt, W. M. Kearney, H. Odell and others worked hard to get the events off, and give the children an enjoyable time; •> Shortly after 4 p.m. an adjournment s was made to the school, where a 1 sumptuous tea was laid out for all ' comers, The German Bay people - spared no effort to see that all the 3 wants of visitors were supplied, and if ' .anyone was not well served, it was not ! ' the fault of the ladies and gentlemen who assisted. The Mayor, Mr G. Armstrong, spoke a few wordg to the children and adults. Hβ referred to the Great European war, and said tb.n!: all members of the Empire had ' to c!o their duty and help as much as possible Three cheers were given for the Mayor and the Chairman o the School Committee, Mr W. Kearney. The following is a list of the results of the races :— SCHOOL RACES. Girl", 5 to 7 years—Molly Kearney 1, Doris Ki>,i.--cn 2 ■ Uo\s. 5 to G yea-s-Roy Farrington 1, Gordon Lelievre 2, Len Cattermole 3, Georce Odell 4 Girl?, 6 to 9 years—Ray Kearney 1, Ruby Armstrong; 2, Hazel Armstrong 3, Rinda Sunckell 4. 8.-iyß. 7 to 8 ypars—Andrew Cunningham 1. Robert Herriot 2, Jamea Phillips 3, Leslie Cattermole 4. Girls, 11 to 12 years Winnie Cunnings ham 1, D Armstrong 2, Maud Herriot 3. Boys. 9 to 10 years Leslie Hammond 1, Stan Harrington 2, John Herriot 3 Girls, 13 to 14 years—Myrila Phillips 1, Winnie Shepherd 2, Lizzie Herriot 3, Winnie Cunningham 4. Boys, 12 to 14 vears—E Glynan 1, Leslie Harrington 2, C. Phillips 3. Girle, 5 to 9 years (three legged)—Rinda Sunckell and Hazel ArmetroDg 1, Ruby Arm strong and Ray Kearney 2. Boys, 5 to 8 years (three-legged)- Kenneth Kearney and Jim Phillips 1, Robert Herriot ant! Len Hammond 2 Girls, 11 to 14 years (three-legged)-Lizzie Herriot and Winnie Shepherd 1, W. and N. Cattermole 2. Boy?, 9 to 14 years (three-legeed)-E. Glynan and Leslie Harrington 1, Leslie Ham mond and Stan Harrington 2. Boys (Mr Dierek'd prize)— Edwin Glynan 1, Les Harrington 2, Ivan Hammond 3. Girls , raae, 6 to 10 years (open)—Eileen Brocherie 1. Ray Kearney 2. Boys'race, 6 to 10 years (open)-Robert Hfrnot 1, Jim Phillips 2 ■ G t rlB «r ra s e^ lo rto U (°Pen)-Lizzie Her not 1, Maud Herriot 2. Young ladies' race (hair down) Loreley Herriot 1, Eileen Shepherd 2. F. Mora 3. Young ladies' race (hair up) -Luoy Phillips 1, A. Hammond 2. Young men's raea— Tom Armstrong 1, Ivan I'ammond 2. Married ladies' race (under 35 years)— Mrs Harrington 1, Mrs Holdem 2, Mrs Flan, n< ry 3. Married ladies' race (35 and over)-Mrs Herriot 1, Mrs W. B Hammond 2. ■ V ri « '?; dieß ' race ( Mr LJ- Vangioni's prize) Mrs P. Cunningham 1. Manied men's race (under 40)-H. Odell 1, B Cattermole 2. Married man's raoe (40 and over)—W. B. Hammond 1. v>. 2 hoSiTr ,10 ? (drUnk for oothiDg)-W. Shepherd 1. G. Armstrong 2. X?J rW b ,°°l. raoe (1 ° ana »nder)-Ray Serial Sunckell 2, Eileen Bro. liX'rt'rrS^" 1,61 ' Phi l ipS AdS HaSS 2° Ver 12) - D> ArmStroDß l ' Lβ? Z*s£s} m " 12) - G - ArmStroDg *• Young men's raoe-Gordon Hammond 1, «00. Glynan and Wm. Shepherd (equal) 2. A dance was held in the evening, there being a large attendance Music was supplied by Misses E. Shepherd, *. Mora, Mrs Cunningham, Messrs

Hunt and J, Q. Hammond. During the evening. Mr Herridt, on behalf of the School Committee;-pre sented Mr Kearney, who is leaving the Bay, with a fountain pen, and in doing so, said the committee fcH that j tbey could not lot him go without j showing some appreciation of bis services while chairmen of the School Committee. Mr Kearney, in replying, said he was utterly taken by surprise, and could not see what he had done to warrant a presentation What he bad done was for the welfare of the school, and he thanked Mr Herrioi for hia kind remarks. Hβ also thanked

the members of the Committee, who were always ready to help him during bis term of office, and for the presen-

tation. The Committee wish to thank Mrs McNab, and Messrs Lewitt, Vangioni, Dodds and Dierck for special prizes, Mrs E. W. Hammond for use of port able boiler, Mr Shepherd for use of his paddock, and all the ladies and gentle, men who assisted in making the pic nic a success.

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GERMAN BAY SCHOOL TREAT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3454, 27 April 1915

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GERMAN BAY SCHOOL TREAT. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3454, 27 April 1915

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