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AKAROA COUNTY FETE.

OVER £800 RAISED, ■ There was a very high wind blow ! ing on Thursday, the day of the fete 1 at Duvauchelle, and ths weather was cold. In spite of this fact tbere was a good attendance, particularly of bay's people. The rough seas pre vented a number of Akaroa people from attending. Every arrangement had been made and the stalls were erected so that there was perfpct shelter from tbe southerly wind. Mr J F. BuohaDan sent an apology for bis absence and a donation to tbe funds Tbeie were plenty of competitions about the ground Mr 0. 1 Thompson, of the Onawe Whey But f.pr Factory, won Mr Patoo's pony Mr E Hay won the doll and bedstead presented by Mrs Boleyn to the Okain's Bay stall One popular win was that of Trooper H J Moore, who won a cushion. Mr hi E Lelievre won a cake which he returned, and it brought a large sum in auctions. Mrs R S Hay won a picture and a cushion and gave back the latter, Miss 'Afire won the shawl presented by Mrs W Thacker. Miss Edith Bruce won a doll, and Miss Lynskey won the 42ilb cheese. These were only a few of tbe competitions. All the stall holders, those in charge of the sports and side shows, and more particularly the helpers iv the refreshment section, had . a hard day's work Messrs Tbacket* Bros, gays £300 to the Okain's Bay stall. The hon sec, Mr G H O'Callaghan. had a hard day's work, and is to be congratulated on tbs excellence of all arrangements. The No 1 Queen, Miss Jessie Bruce, was on the ground and was present at the concert and dance in the evening. Tbe following is a list of tbe workers in the stall, etc., and their proceeds:— I Aprons—Mewkmes R. Bruca and M. Shepherd, £10 5s lOd Sweets and Dolls—-Misses Muriel and Marjorie Barwick, and Miss Roxborough, £9 Os 3d. Flowers —Mrs A. Brown, Misses Mould and T. Orroe, £7 9s 6d Okain's Bay Stall—Meedames W. Thacker, E. Harris, and Allison, Misses E. Thacker and Williams, £327 Fortune Telling—Mrs W. Jacobson and Mr W. Irwin, £2 10s Refreshments—Mrs T W Wiikins and Mrs W Cossar, assisted by a large number of ladies from all parts of the Peninsula Amount £47 2s 8d Produce —Mr aDd Mrs WW Williams, Mesdames Jos Armstrong and A Rhodes. Amount £44 15s 6d Books—Misses Prebble and J Barker. Amount £3 10.-i Work Stall-Mesdames R and T W WarnPr, B Barker, A W Orme. Amount £27 Fancy Work—Meedames Jas Cairns O J Richfiald, S W Grotty and T Mora £12 Q* 7d Ice Cream —Mrs Goodwin, Misses G. Lelieyre, G. Munroand Master W. Brown. £4 0s 3d Brno Tub —Misses Hawkins and Brocberie. £7 Sports, £7 9* 6d Competitions, £65 9s 8d Boxing, £19 7-i Side shows, £31 16* 10d !-took sales cattle, £116056 d ' Stock 'eale3, sbeap, £30 Maori section, £1 2 6d Miss Amy Crotty, £3 3s 4d

iGua, &i 041 $§oonc9rfc and dins*, £17 Total, £808 \U 5d These figures are only approximate and it is expaoted tbe fiaal total will ba about £350. SUBSTANTIAL LIST FROM MT. HERBERT O'HJNTY. The following sum (forming the first list) have been collected by Mr W A Carpenter, clerk to the Mount Herbert County Council, for the No 2 Peninsula Queen.

Orton Bradley A R Fleming Jas A Fleming ... John B Fleming R.T Fleming WC Fleming Len M Wilson A E Williams ... F R PI Gardiner Rev H Purchas Robfc Anderson W H Firmston Don Manson Dan Radford ... Dan Rudford, junr OP Kay W Cowlin Oliver Hunter ... J A Gellety G Tapley FH Simpson T 8 Simpson P.Peterson Len Williams Basil Ware Mrs Basil Ware Mrs L M Williams Mrs Q 3 Manson Mrs K B Anderson Master Niel Wilson fctiBS Averil Wilson (for Red Cross Fund) ... £ s d 50 0 0 100 0 0 100 0 0 100 0 0 25 0 0 25 0 0 50 0 0 25 0 0 100 0 0 10 0 0 10 0 2 0 0 10 0 2 0 0 10 0 2 0 0 10 0 1 0 0 10 0 2 0 0 10 0 10 0 10 0 0 7 6 5 5 0 5 5 0 5 0 0 10 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 5 0 0 Total £642 17 6

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AKAROA COUNTY FETE., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3511, 8 January 1916

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AKAROA COUNTY FETE. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3511, 8 January 1916

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