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[ r ROII OCR CDnBESPOKDENT.] A presentation of a wristlet watch was made to Gunner Edward J. O'Connor, who is leaving for the front. Mr Bruce, on behalf of the residents, presented the watcb, and Mrs W. G Dalglish affixed it to bia wrist, wishing him any amount of fighting and" a safe return Songa were given during the evening by Mesdames Grotty nnd Nioholls, Miseee E. Leonardo and Petterson and Mr B. Barker. During tbe evening Mr F. Marsh, on behalf o£ the residents, presented Mrs Gibb with a roll top desk on tbe occasion of her leaving the Bay. For twenty six years she bad occupied tbe position of psatmistresp, and bad given the utmost consideration to everyone. He emphasized the fact that the people could not expect tbe same consideration from her successor.

Mrs Gibb suitably responded. For the Peninsula War Funds Appeal Mr Percy Barnefct presented a sbp.ep, the correct weight of which was guessed by three people, and was then put up for suction. Tbe guess competition realised £8 2s, and tbe sheep was sold to . tbe following :— Mr J. Dalglisb &i 3a, B. W. Orotty £1, W. O'Connor £1, E Prebble £1 1«, R Bruce £1, F Leonordo £1, VV Dalglisb £1 and W O'Connor £1.

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LE BON'S BAY., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3512, 11 January 1916

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LE BON'S BAY. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3512, 11 January 1916

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