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On Friday, New Year's Eve, the visitors in Akaroa, under the manage ment of Mr Wilkinson, kindly gave a oonoorfc in the Oddfellows' Hall, Aka roa, in aid of tho Peninsula War Funds Appeal. An excellent pro gramme was gone through, whioh was much appreciated by ft large audienoe. The Mayor, Mr G- Armstrong, was in tho chair, and announced each item As an auction washeld in the interval, by special request no encores were given in tbo second half. Tho tbanka of tho Akaroa people I ar« duo to Mr Wilkinson and bis con coit party for tbo trouble they went to in providing amusement for tfcs even ing. ami being tbo moans ot adding tuio hor £100 to our funds. In tbo interval, tho Mayor auctioned ,i beautiful bunch of roaee, wbiob broutit £11 U, and o flog presented by a UiOtber Who hud lost hor eon at the Dardanelles brought £51 Os 6d. A oollootion tftkon up in tbo hall by four young lady visitors brought £9 16a 101. With tbo £21 6a tjafeen at tbe door this, brought the ainonnt up to £90 ia 4_d. Tho Mayor baa given the £8 15<« 7_d, making the total pro oeoda pf tho concert a round £100. The programme of the concert was as follows {— Pianoforte eolo—"Val*?e Brilhante" Miss Suudstrurn; Adieu Marie," Mr Guernsey; song—"Some..; where a Voice is Galling," Mrs Karasay aonu—"Hear the Wild Wind Blow," Mr Lamb; eong-'-fbe Two Grenadiers," Mr S. Wilkinson; hnmoroua story, Mr J. R. Cunning bams pianoforte solo—selected, Mrs Bauohop; song, Mrs Taylor; song,

s^S cant Seed; pianoforte eolo "Fmlandia," Miss'Wilkinson ; song— "The Veteran's Song/* Mr Cooper: seng-»The Perfect Day," Mrs Wood, ward (with mandolin accompaniment), -ong—"When Shadows Gather," Mr Guernsey ; humorous stories, Mr J R Cunningham; song—" Little Boy Blue," Miss Orkney; cbarade--»Too Many Cooks," Metropolitan Quartet. God Save the King. Tbe following is a list of the bids:—

FLOWERS. £ B d Mrs E. E. Lelievre ... 10 0 W. H. Henning 10 6 E E Lelievre ... ..500 P Shadbolt 10 0 Mrs A. Rhodes 10 0 Mrs-H. W. Wilkins ... 10 0 A. Blaok •.. io 6 Mr Field . ... 10 0 E. E. Lelievre 1 10 0 511 1 0 FLAG. £ a d Mrs 0. Newton 10 0 Mrs MaBefield 10 0 F. Armstrong 1 o 0 W H. Henning ... ... 10 6 F. Brocherie 10 0 E. E. Lelievre 50 0 0 £54 0 6

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VISITORS' CONCERT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3510, 4 January 1916

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VISITORS' CONCERT. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3510, 4 January 1916

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