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AKAROA BOROUGH CARNIVAL.

The second fete in the series arranged in connection with the Peninsula War Funds appeal was beld at Akarofc on Thursday, when the sum of £422 was raised, £386 being raipecl at the fete itself, and £85 at the con cert beld in the Oddfellows' Hall in the evening. Considering the email area drawn upon to raise euob a enm and previous donation?, the carnival was signally successful, and will go to swell the Akaroa Borough funds to a good round sum in the big Peninsula' appeal. It is probable that Akaroa and its direct surroundings will provide £1500 with subscriptions in connection with the carnival and the big art unions, viz , Messrs E. E. Lelievre's horse Bogash, L. J Vangioni's yacht Dottrell and the horse Bonspear and several other art unions which are still in progress. The sub scriptioos ere now roughly £500, while previous concerts, ■ &a., bring the total amount promised to well over £1000.

A great deal of sympathy was felt with His Worship the Mayor and family on account of the death of Trooper Vernon Armstrong, fourth son of the Mayor, who, unfortunately died of enterio at Malta. Quite a gloom was cast over the whole proceedings, an Trooper Armstrong is actually the first Akaroa boy who has died. The Mayor opened the proceedings and attended the concert besides being on the ground during the day. The ground and stalls were well prepared by Messrs A., Jas., and H. Rhodes and T Lewitt, with the as sistance of other workers, and every thing was most satisfactorily arranged The Boy Scouts also gave invaluable assistance. During the day the Mayor received a telegram from Mr J F Buchanan, chairman of Wairewa County, wishing success to the function, and forwarding a donation of £5. Mr W H Montgomery,-chairman, and Mr V H Line, secretary of the Wai rewa and Mt. Herbert branch, also attended. The Union Jack floated over the pavilion, with the No 1 Queen's colours underneath. The -morning was extremely warm, but at about 3 p.m. relief came in the form of a southerly squall wbich raised clouds of dust and threatened to de molisb the stalls. It passed off, bow ever, without doing material damage, Mr T W Wilkins very kindly auction ed the stock and surplus produoeand Mr O'Callaghan acted as hisolerk Mr G W Thomas, the Borough branch secretary, bad a busy day, and every thing was carried out without a hitch. A feature of the day was Professor Dooley'e prehistoric man Show with a hundred and one other attractions of bis wonder palace. The Professor pushed business hard all day, and his retainers, mostly of dark colour with leaning towards musical tslent, at tracted a great deal of attention, and made a lively procession on the way to the concert. THE STALLS. Handkerchief, Doyley , and Doll Stall— Mesdames Cantrell and Lewitt, £23 6a 7d Juvenile Stall—Misses JoanJjCantrell Enid Lewitt, Kathie Thomas and Betty Wilkins, £4 0310 d

Sweet Stall—Mrs W Jaoobson and Misses W. Wo3tenra and Ethel Rhodea, £6 163

Apron Stall—Misses Cropp, G. Newton and B Julius, £12 19a 6d

Bran Tub—M'ss h Youngman, assisted by Mi Sβ Lorna Armstrong, £8

Flower Stall and Badges—Miss M E Westcnra, £15 5s 3d , Prodaoe Bta!l~Mesdamee WW Williams, A. Rhodes, J Armstrong, and Mr W W Will liatne, £17057 d "

Maori Stall—Mra Keefe and Mrs Bunker £5 15s

Work Stall Mesdamee G. Pilkinpton. G W Thomas, A H Julius and A Blaok. £35. Wonder Palace-Messrs Goodwin and Lawrence; £3 8s 3d

Refreshment Stall—Meadamas J D Bruoe, T E Taylor. E E Lelevre, H Youngman and Miss M Jaoibson, £42 8s 6d

< ÜBBsinß Competitions ■ Mrs R Ferguson and Miss N Newton, £42 19s

Fortune Telling—Mrs X Jaoobson 18s 6d

Ice Cream and Drinks -Mrs Goodwin, aesisted by Missea Gladys Muoro, Gladys tielievre and Master A Oantrell, £18 6a 5d Mrs MoNab won the oushion for the guessinfi competition in connection with the toe oream stall.

Boy Soout Messengers, 19a 73,

SPORTS. In charge of Mr L. J. Vangioni, with a number of assistants.

Ladies' Stepping Competition, 9s 6d Men's Pillow Fight. 16s

Men's Stepping Competition, £2 19s Old Man'? Base, £1 3s Doodluro Buck. £2 9s lid Aunt Sally £4 2s 3d Kaiser Bill. £3 15s 6d Total £15 15s 2d Grand Total, £335 9s 6d

RAFFLES Goat given by Mr T Lelievre, won by Miss Carfofth. £2 5s

1 Chocolates, given by Mr A Whitley, won by Mr A Ferric, £2 9s

Embroidered Dree?, given by Mrs Fer guson, won by Mr E Smart, £1 9s 6d

Teddy Bear, given by Mrs H Wilkins, won by Miss Phillips, £4 10?

Cake given by Mr Davis, won by Mrs C Hall. £7 10s

Tray Cloth, given by Mrs J. Lelievre, won by Miss Grace Leonard, 15s

Yaoht, given by Mr Rodoey Youngman, won by Mr A Wilkin, 18s

Bracelet, given by Mrs Turner, won by Mr E Noonan, £7 5s

Saddle Cloth, given by Mrs 0 Newton, won by Mr A Arnold, £1 Oβ 6d.

Afteanoon Tea Spoons, given by Mrs W Moore, won by , £2 5e 6d

Cushion, given by Miss Alson, won by Miss Z. Munro, 5s

Ivory Carving, given by Mr £3 E I»elievre. won by Mr C Goodwin, £12 6s Auotion of Live Stook, Messrs 3 Armstrong G (heokley, E E Lelierte end Jas. Rhodes £46 8b

Final Auotion of Produce, etc , £23 14s 6i Picture, given by Mr L J Vangioni, £5 5i Guessing Sheep, given by Mr F Keara £1 18s 6d

ppt Lamb, given by Miss Jessie Hay ward, 14s 9d Calf, presented by Miss Kathleen Mora, J and won by Mesera G. Chacklev and A. I Moore, and handed back to donor, £7 14s, Winanrs and Taffies on Handkerchiefs and ADoII Stall ere:—Doll, Mies P Narbey; doll, Mies Belle McFarlane ; doll, Miss A Sunckell doll, Misi Jeanette Lawrence ; sheet sham Mies Lena Vangioni: handkerchiefs, Mrs E. ;F. Lelievre; handkerchief, Miss Ethel Lelievre; handkerchief, Miss D Taylor; ■ print lace doyley, Mica J Bruoe ; pair doylevfl ' Mrs Ferris 1 CONCERT IN EVENINS. ' A very well attended concert was held at , the Oddfellows' Hall in the evening, when Mr T. E Taylor, the proprietor of Hnyward'e Pictures, Akaroa, very kirdly soreesed a ' programme for the object of the funde. ! During the evening Hia Worship the Mayor , auctioned a number of artioles which considerably swelled the takings, particulars of which are given below. Bale of carved ivory figure—Mr E E I Lelievre £5. Picture of Lord Kitchener, given by His Worship the Mayor—G Checkiey £6. Mrs A Rhodes £3 Sβ, Mrs G Pilkington £2, J D ' Bruce £3, Shuttleworth £1, E. E Lelievre I £2, total £17 3s. 5 Pioture of General Joflre, presented by the ) Mayor—Mr E E Lelievre £10. Picture of Admiral Jellicoe, presented by r the Mayor—Mr E E Lelievre £10 I Pioture of General French, presented by • the Mayor—Mrs H W Wiikins £5. "Earliest Canterbury," presented by Mr j Jas Hay—Mr G Cheokley 10s 6d, Mr A 1 Rbodei 10s 6d, Miss M Lelievre 10a 6d, Mrs ' Pilkington 10s 6d. Mr Leete 10a 6d, Miss ) Thornton 10s 6d, Mr J Rhodes 103 6d, Miss I G Lelievre 103 6d, Mr E E Lelievre 7s 6d, I Mr A Gray 7s 6d, H. G. Youngman 103 6d, L total £4 193. 5 Bracelet, presented by Miss Garforth—Mr t G. Armstrong £4. I Takings at door anl street collection £27 I 33, total ooncort, £85 ss, grand total with carnival takings £422

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AKAROA BOROUGH CARNIVAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3505, 18 December 1915

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AKAROA BOROUGH CARNIVAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3505, 18 December 1915

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