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FINAL FETE AND CORONATION.

ARRANGEMENTS FOR JANUARY 13. In addition to other attractions at the final fete at Little River on Tburs day next there there will be a mock court, a Punch and Judy Hhow and r greasy pig contest. The pig is a really wild one, and has been pre sented by Mr J. McQueen. There is abo a freik lamb, K-tiser Bill, hoop la, etc. There will be no charge for admission to the ground. Tbe coronation ceremony takes place at 3 30 p.m. on the ground A platform 12 x 12 feet is being erected in the centre of the Domain 2jffc high. The unsucceesful queen will act as Maid of Honour. Master Harley Birdling and Turrell will act as pages to* Miss Birdling, and Master B YVil kins and J Rsad as pages to Mis.s J Bruce. Tbe platform will be roped i off and arrangements are being made to ensure the crowd having a good I view of the coronation. The throne to be used has been presented by Mr J McQueen, and consists of a chair which is some three hundred years

old. There will ba the usual C u-'PV overhead A photograph of tbe ceremony will be presented to each qn-t-n as a memento of tbe occasion. The voting will close at 8 p.m.

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FINAL FETE AND CORONATION., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3511, 8 January 1916

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FINAL FETE AND CORONATION. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3511, 8 January 1916

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