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A most successful fete was held in Okain's Bay on Wednesday when roughly £300 was raised. Tbd failwas held on tbe Recreation Ground, and in spite of two showers in the afternoon everything went off in excellent style. The workers are to be congratulated in the produce and fancy work. etc. offered. Mr T W Wilkins kindly auctioned the produce and stock. I The following is aa complete a list as we could get of the amounts. £ s d Bran Tub .. .. .. 5 19 Produoe Stall .. .. 34 18 0 Work Stall .. •• 41 7 0 Refreshments .. .. 5 14 6 Sale Produce and Stock .. 31 2 0 Proceeds Danoe .. .. 6 0 6 Proceeds Doll Nurse .. .. 2 14 G Proceeds Doll and Bed, made by Mr and Mrs Boleyn .. 4,11 0 Sale Horse .. .. .. 14 2 6 Churn ~ .. .. 4 0 0 Soft Drinks .. .. 10 0 .-porta 2 12 11 Donation C B Thaoker .. 50 0 0 Donation Miss Thaoker .. 10 0 0 Tbe workers were :—Bran Tub, Misses X Mason, Trunk aod Bain; Produce Stall Mrs W Robinson, and Miss E Thacker ; Refreshment Stall, Mesdames Tbomas, T Ware, H Harris, S Harris, J Hartley, Graham, G Hart ley and Miss Williams; Work Stall, Mrs Ernest Harris ana" Miss Lena Ware; Sports, Mr R C Ma*on ; Sweets and Soft Drinks, Messrs W Thomas and W Mould. Mr J R Tbacke*- gave a horse which was won by Mre W Thacker and given back. The horse was put up to auction, Mr C Thacker gave £6 and handed back tbe horse which was bought by Mr R j Hartley for £3. A chum was won by Miss Trunk and handpd back to tbe committee, realizing £8 in sales. A doll dressed as a nurse was won by Mrs E A Harris and given back, bringing in 42/6 A doll with a bed | stead etc, won by /Miss Bain wbo handed it back, netted 30/ . Mrs W Tbacker who finally bought it is giving the doll to the Duvauchelle fere A cushion won by Mrs H Mason was given back and brought 17/ ■ A shawl netted £2 Is 6d and was won by Mrs W Tbacker who gave it to tbe Duuauobelle fete.

Id tbe evening an entertainment ~a* held in tbe hall, when the Okain's school children gave an excellent programme. Miss Bruce, the No 1 Peninsula Queen, who was present at the fete, was in attendance, and drew the raffles. Tbe "Ten Little Nigger Boys" item was particularly good. At (be conclusion of the concert Mr J R Tbacker announced that tbe amount collected that day was roughly £300, end he congratulated the people on success of their fete. One and all bad worked bard, abdthey need not be ashamed of the result. He called for three cheers for their Queen.

Mr J. D. Bruce also spoke, con t,i*a tula ting the Okain's people on tbe success of their fete

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OKAIN'S BAY FETE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3503, 10 December 1915

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OKAIN'S BAY FETE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3503, 10 December 1915

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