CONCERT ON THURSDAY,
On Thursday evening a most successful concert was held in the marquee at Barry's Bay There was a large attendance of people from Akama and (be Bays, an. tbe .eating accommodation wa 1 ? taxed to itinmost. An excellent programme had be°n prepared, and almon every was eDcored. Major T Overton, who was in charge of the camp, noted a« chairman, and announced each item
The programme was as follows :—
Cornet solo, Mr Coombs; song, Major Bond; song, Miss Garforth; song, Trooper Chamberlain, song, Miss Westenra; recitation, Trooper Willis ; song, Miss Young man; song, Trooper Craw; song, Miss Hawkins; song, Sergeant Major Coop; cornet solo, Mr Coombs; song, Miss Youngroan; Bong, Mr Taylor; .song, Mis* Hawkeir;
« n "g, •Mr Gray ;. i .citation, Trooper Wi£li. ; song. Mi.. Garforljj,: humorous address, M«jo- Bond; a ong, Miss We_ tenm ; song, ~\!r f' Arte, .tionq; ; Pros', Sergeant Main Coop. God Save tbe King I During the interval a collection in aid of the patriotic fund w.i. Uk.n from tbe audience. Tbe amount thno •ealised was £16 0 61 S*rgr. R nice tbpn offered bis walking ptiek by' auction, the purchaser being Latter, who acted as auctioneer, msVd it again as follow* : —Sergt. LaUer £5, Sergt. Newbegin £1, Lieut. Maspfield £2, Liput. McMillan'£l. Liaut Livin" atone £1 5,, Col. £1, R*rgt M»]ir Cood £1, Mrs. C. F C. Wt'son fl. R. Latter £t 10', Corporal Thacker £1, anonytnoun bidders £3 10' Total £19 5..
Major Overton, In announcing tbe total realised as £35 5s Gd, said be was banding the money over to Mr H W Wilkins, with instructions to "Re tbe amount in support of tbe Queen chosen to represent a district containing Barry's and Duvauchelle ! Bays at tbe proposed Carnival, and if a Gj'ieen wore not nominated for tb.6BP Bays tbe amount waa to be added to tbe Akaroa Fund,
£60 RAISED BY CAMP
Tbe total amount rai.ed by thp CYC. oarnp for the Canterbury Patriotic Funds was £60 15* 63. Of this sum the A Squadeon made a bid of £25 10s for tbe flag with tbp Peninsula Roll of Honour, at the concert held on Baturday, October 2nd, at Akaroa.
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C.Y.C CAMP., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3495, 12 October 1915
C.Y.C CAMP. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3495, 12 October 1915
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