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[ The annual" Xmas tree and prize giving in connection with tbe Barry's Bay Sunday School, was held on Thursday evening in the schoolroom. Santa Glaus again visited the children, and after opening the proceedings by singing "Rule Britannia" banded to each child a toy from a well laden tree. The Rev. A. H. Julius presented tbe prizes, and in a happy i speech referred to the good work done !by the teachers, Miss Hawkins and I Mies A. Stewart. Some few weeks previously it was suggested tbat_ a sele of work be held in conjunction 1 with the tree, and tbis effort resulted lin the sum of £14 13s 3d, which will be handed in to the funds of No. 1 .candidate. The work stall was in charge of Mrs J. Stewart and Mrs W. Giddens, while Mrs F. LeValliant did good business at tbe bran tub. Several articles were raffled, a Red Cross nurse doll given by Mrs ( hurcbill, a silk handkerchief, tray cloth and a beautifully iced and decorated cake given by Mrs R. Stewart, which received special pat ronage. The children gave musical items, which were much appreciated, and the proceedings closed with tbe National Anthem. Special thank? are due to Miss A. Stewart, Messrs R,. Pettigrew, R Stewart and W. Gid dens, and tbe stall holders.

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BARRY'S BAY XMAS TREE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3508, 29 December 1915

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BARRY'S BAY XMAS TREE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3508, 29 December 1915

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