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On Tuesday last; a meeting of the Central Peninsula Committee was held There were present delegates from Akaroa, Wftirewa and Mfc Her bert Counties, Mr J D Bruce in the chair. Messrs Webb and Williams, the organisers of the Canterbury Patriotio Fund waited on the meeting and gave a detailed report as to the way in which the money was expended. j Representatives from Halswell and Springs Counties also attended to discuss the candidature of c queen at the Christchurch Carnival. Mr Montgomery moved that this War Funds Appeal Committee does not join in with the Christchurch arnival Queen. Seconded by Mr J F Buchanan and tost by 7 votes to 8. Mr Hay moved the Peninsula people join in the big Queen contest and pay over their quota on the Queen Seconded by Mr J O Coop and carried. Mr Armstrong moved that the successful queen in the present con test aot as the Peninsula Queen in the Cbristcbureh contest. Seconded by Mr Gilmour and carried. The chairman and clerkg of each County and Borough, and Pastoral Association were eleo ed an executive to carry out the big queen oontest. Mr Montgomety was elected chairman of the executive. LITTLE KIVER CARNIVAL. The eporta committee for the. Little River Carnival to be held on Boxing Day have arranged for the following events: — 100 yards handicap championship, 880 yards, girls' walking race, mile bicycle race, 220 yards handicap championship, 220 yards native race in costume, 2 miles bicycle race, 1 mile relay race for boys under 16 years, 440 yard 3 handicap championship, 75 yards sack race for men, veterans race 40yds (for men over 40 years), 880yaHs handioap championship, football place kick (open), high jump men, high jump boys 16 years and under. The following are the officials.— Messrs J Johnson and J Reed (judges). J McQueen (starter), J and H 1 Chapman (handioappers), Geo. .Breitmeyer (time keeper). DUVAUHHELLE 'CARNIVAL, JANUARY 6TH 1915. The following stalls have been decided upon for the Duvaucbelle Carnival:—Luncheon and afternoon tea in the hall, plain sewing, fancy work, doyleys and handkerchief, apron doll, flower, book?, sweets, produce, ice cream, fortune telling, bran tub and guessing competitions. There will be a live stock sale of fat and store cattle, sheep, pigs, horses, etc. The following sports programme ha? been arranged by the Duvauohelle That's ft nasty cough Let "N&ZOL, , Uofcle ii. A few drops taken on lump sugar; will boob relieve yo«. 60 doaea 1/9.

Sports Club in connection with the Carnival, substantial prizes being given for eaob event:— Boys race 220 yards under 16 yearq, bowling competition, girls' race 100 yards 16 years Bad under, stepping competition, sohool boys relay, married ladies' race 50 yards, pillow fight, girls' race 12 years and under, ladies' egg and spoon race (on foot), tug of war teams of eight, boys race 100 yards 12 years and under, 100 yards handicap (open), single ladiea' race 75 yards, Back tournament. sHW

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PENINSULA QUEEN CONTEST., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3505, 18 December 1915

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PENINSULA QUEEN CONTEST. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3505, 18 December 1915

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