Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
Article image
This article displays in one automatically-generated column. View the full page to see article in its original form.

AID FOR THE BELGIANS.

FANCY DRESS BALL AT

PORT LEVY

[from our correspondent]

A fancy dress dance, in aid of the Belgian Fund, was he'-l in tbe Pon Levy schoolroom on Friday, May 7th. The function was a roost successful one, and a sum of over £80 will go towards the feeding of Belgium's b aye people aa a result. The com-' wit tee responsible for arrangements included Mesdamea E. Harkness, W Waterson, and G, Buick, and Missis A; Nicholson, Mary and Myrtle Ruru and Mildred Clarke. The success of the evening was, in a great measure,

due to kindly services of Messrs A. G. Erikson, Lewis Field and .To»i« Peach. The schoolroom was tastefully decorated with flags (kindly lent by tbe Lyttelton Harbour Board), ferns and flowers. Duri g tbe evening competitions were held, some of which were:—Nail driving for ladies, won by Mrs Wallace ; sock darning for men, won by Mr Harry Jennings; Waltzing competition, won by Miss Da sy Pops and Mr Albert Pope. A sheep, presented by Mr R J. Fleming, submitted to having its weight guessed, was won by Mr C. Mmsou, while a case of apples, presented by Mr J. E. F | Fleming, fell to Mr J. Peach fori guessing the number it contained. Later on, what regained of a very enjoyable supper, together with some

bottled fruit and prizes which had been handed back by generous winners, were submitted to auction by Mr Harry Field, who, after an arduous time, succeeded in adding nearly £4 to tbe fnnds' Under the supervision of Miss Alice Nicholson the school girls sold buttonholes. A musical programme was inter ; spersed among the dances, and con I sisted of soDgs by Mrs Buick, Miss IL. Solomon, X; West, Mary Ruru aud ! Messrs T. Skipper, A. Tikao, R. | Soloman and Master Douglas.Martin, a very juvenile and very clever Harry I Lauder. The committee's thanks are due to Misses M. W.B3t. T. Ropata, M. aud M. Ruru, and Mr Ban Edwards for music for the dancing. present in fancy dress we-.>: Mrs Kadford, Welsh peasant; Mrs Buiok middy (first priz<?); Mrs H«rkne« and Miss ," '■•'--•: '-. < • i-i'iy ...a uuiid ; Mrs Fegiey, uottiuuid; Mrs Wallace, Chinaman ; Mrs Edwards, New Zealand ; Miss K. West, Maori; Miss T Ropata, Turkish lady ; Miss Mary Ruru, folly; Ms.-, Myrle ituru, Indian sq'iaw (teuond priz-); Mi?s Luev Solomon, Faith, Hope and Charity; Miss M Peauh, Swi.=s pea-ant; Miss E. Peich,, Union Jack ; Mi?s E Top, Dutch girl; Mis< D Pope, Pi;rette : Miss K. James, Quakeress ; Miss M: King, Lettuce; Miss A Nicolson, Spanish dancer; Miss R A. Clnke, lady of tbe harem; Mias M. Clarke, p.wier and patches. Gentlemen—M«s;rd H Field, sea ciptain ; J. Peach, C V.C: dress uniform ; E Peafrh, Mounted Rifles uniform; C Peach, High Innder : Radford, Spanish grandee ; Buiok undergraduate ; E aod W. Harkne=s, cricketers; A. Eiikson, goutf old mm; L Field, nigper (first prize}. J Kilduir, native, lsherwood, Indian Chief; Pegley, yachtsman; R. Solomon, cowbo < (2ud priz a ) ; Madter Douglas Martin, Scottie.

Great credit is due to the committee, who worked untiringly tc make the gathering a success.

This article text was automatically generated and may include errors. View the full page to see article in its original form.
Permanent link to this item

http://paperspast.natlib.govt.nz/newspapers/AMBPA19150521.2.19

Bibliographic details

AID FOR THE BELGIANS., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3460, 21 May 1915

Word Count
514

AID FOR THE BELGIANS. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3460, 21 May 1915

  1. New formats

    Papers Past now contains more than just newspapers. Use these links to navigate to other kinds of materials.

  2. Hierarchy

    These links will always show you how deep you are in the collection. Click them to get a broader view of the items you're currently viewing.

  3. Search

    Enter names, places, or other keywords that you're curious about here. We'll look for them in the fulltext of millions of articles.

  4. Search

    Browsed to an interesting page? Click here to search within the item you're currently viewing, or start a new search.

  5. Search facets

    Use these buttons to limit your searches to particular dates, titles, and more.

  6. View selection

    Switch between images of the original document and text transcriptions and outlines you can cut and paste.

  7. Tools

    Print, save, zoom in and more.

  8. Explore

    If you'd rather just browse through documents, click here to find titles and issues from particular dates and geographic regions.

  9. Need more help?

    The "Help" link will show you different tips for each page on the site, so click here often as you explore the site.

Working