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PATRIOTIC FUND.

CONCERT AT OKAIN'S BAY,

(Contributed)

The most successful of tbe concerts yet given by the Patriotic Fund ConJerfc Party was 'held in the Okain'e *Bay Hall last Thursday night Although rain Bet in before the concert <|pmmenopd, it did not prevent the people from attending in good numbers as the takings at the door show. The outstanding feature of tbe even ing was the generous bidding for the trinket box presented by Mr Prichard and auctioned by Mr P. Wilkins. At the conolu.ion of .be programme, Mr Thomas expres. Ed the appreciation of the residents of tbe Bay for tbe evening's entertainment and for tbe party's endeavour to raise money for so tleservmg an object As with the other visits to the Bays, so with Okain's, tbe people are kindness itself. one bay seems to try to outvie the other in hospitality, On arrival at ' Okain's tha visitors were kindly enteredj to refreshments by Mrs J R Thacker so that the concert was n

little late in starting. After the con .oert the company accepted the mvi'» %»n of Mrs W. Tbaoker to pupper, and had it not been for consideration of the drivers of the vehicles the return

j ;• ■j ■ •■- -a■(•„.. : , ...iavp b.'-Ki) ■ -..■.-!-- m drtysiyh. Tin ol'j.ot for whioh these concert* are hfeirg given is the most pressing of el! cidlf w*» bnve to day, and as far as the ronce' i party i" concerned they are only *oo willing to visit any bay that invites them. All they ask ia tbat if it necessary to drive, those who have lent their vebioles gratuitously and who are most deserving of thanks, will still assist. I , Tbe money rained by these concerts, although paid into tbe County Counoil Patriotic Fund so as to check tbe amount raised, is available by tbe residents of tbe place in which it is < raided for tbe support of their oanii date for the forthcoming Queen of tbe Carnival.

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PATRIOTIC FUND., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3497, 19 October 1915

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PATRIOTIC FUND. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3497, 19 October 1915

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