The proceeds of the gift conceit given by the Akaroa management of Hayward'e Pictures on Friday Digbfc was fairly well attended. The total takings were £10 la &d, and these were handed over to the Mayor for the fund.
Mr S. Hayward presented a ptoture to be raffled for the hospital ship la«t week, and it was won by Mr W # Rhodes after realising £2 l-ss. The picture was given back by Mr Rhodes for sale at Saturday night's oonoert. The Mayor's fund for the Hospital Ship now stands :— Amount previously ac- (C ... ... 95 9 j Heyward's Piotures concert ..' 10 1 g * "Knuts" concert, nett proceeds approx. ... 80 0 0 H. G. Youngman ... 10 n * Herbert Rhodes ... * 1 n n T. Maaefield . '" in n H •J. Donovan ... . i 1 n ' : Alfred Rhode* ... ." J J g # Picture presented by Mr M \ S. Hayward ... * lfi i ft G. Cheokley ... ;" J»J J Total to date ! THE "KNUTS" CONCERT. panJ e th° B b S Ch,^?"Vaudevme Co «» * t Mt eudienoe. Tha rnotJr VBD , O on .
"".v'iik tbn o-ncert party from Christ obinob, broke down, which delayed their arrival until eigbt o'clock, and after a bnrriod meal the party arrived at the Hail at 8.80 pm. The concert provided a very pleasant evening , !) entertainment, and took the form of vaudeville with part songs, dancing and dialogues. The takings amounted to £11 4.1 7sd, which includes a oolleck tion made by two members of the Company. Added to this amount were the proceeds of an auction sale held during the interval of tbe conoert, : '\l which Mr W. Olark, of Messrs G, Thorpe and Co., auctioneers, auctioned two pictures, emu eggs and a silver teapot and tray. This sale realised £81 63 6d. so that the total takings at tbe concert were £42 11a l£d. The expenses of tb9 concert party, about £12, will be taken from this amount, so that about £80 will go to the Hospital Bbip Fond. Following are the purchasers of the different lota offered :—
T n coal preeented by Mr 0 Walker —G Armßtrong £8 ss, H Bell £8 8s (retained) Tea pot and tray, presented by Messrs G. Thorpe and Co.—Mr Clark 10s, H. W. Wilkins 8s Gd, G. Arm Btrone 63, T. Maaefielil 83, ,D. Lang rope It, Mrs Wright 7s (retained). Box chocolates, presented by Messrs Haylook and Davis— F.- Kearney sa, G. Armstrong ss, Mr Davis ss, Mr Olark ss, J. Staples ss, Mr ss, W. H. Gaisford 10s (retained).
Picture, "Flower Girl," brought from Christoburcb —W. H. Gaieford £5, W. H. Gaieford £8, Mm Gaiaford £6 (retained.) Picture, presented by Mr W. Bhodes—T. Masefield £1 ss, G. Armstrong £1, M. Shepherd 12s, Mr Clark 10*, F. Kearney Ba, H. W. Wilkine lla 6d, W. Gabbot 10a. Orme 6s 6d (retained).
Emu egg— M. Shepherd ss, G. Armstrong 10s, M. Shepherd 5s (retained). Emu egg—H. Bell Hβ, G. Arm* strong 6a (retained).'
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HAYWARD'S PICTURES., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3465, 8 June 1915
HAYWARD'S PICTURES. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3465, 8 June 1915
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