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FAREWELL AT OKAIN'S BAY.

The residents of Okein's Bay held a social -4* and dance in the ball on Wednesday for the purpose of bidding farewell to Mr and Mre David Cunningham on the ere of their departure for Patea. Mr Cunningham has been manager of the local dairy faotory tor ft, the pact sixteen years, but has been ap. pointed to the Government Dairy Staff, and is leaving to take up bis duties at Patea. During his long period of service he has proved very efficient in his duties, and the company's cheese has been of a uniformly high grade ; while he and Mrs Cunningham have taken an active part in the sooial life of the district, and both a> c held in high eßteetn.' During the evening, Mr 0. S. P. Moore, on behalf of the Okain'e Bay Dairy Compuny, presented Mr Cunningham with an illuminated address expressing regret at his departure from the Bay, but congratnlat, ing him on his promotion. Mr W. Robinson ,M > handed him a dressing oase from the mem- x bers of the local football club, while, on be. half of the of tbe distriot, Mr W Thomas presented to Mr and Mrs Cunning- •• ham with a beautiful marble eloofc. Th-» speak ** ere eulogised the good work of the recipients expressed regret at their departure, and wished them happiness and sucoess in their xjtv new sphere. Mr Cunningham, in thanking the donors for their gifts, said they would always prize them as mementos ot the m»nv happy years they had spent in Okiin'e Bay and of the good feeling ehown by all with whom they had oome in eontaot, Mr James Leask, of the Owahg Dairy Faof, n - 8p E ointad men »eer in plaoe of nt't .' 5 M ™ n e»>«n, and will arrive iri Okajn'e Bay to take up his duties in • few „

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FAREWELL AT OKAIN'S BAY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3469, 29 June 1915

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FAREWELL AT OKAIN'S BAY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXIV, Issue 3469, 29 June 1915

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