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BANKS PENINSULA WAR FUNDS APPEAL.

CORONATION CEREMONY. MISS BIRDLIN3 WINS THE TOS : \ £0000 RAISED. Yos'crcU" tbo fii/ul fclo in connection with (.ho I'r:ri'>!i?u!a' Vv'rr Funds Anneal was hclti on (ho Awa-l'i Domain, Litdo li'ViT , . Tils re was only a fimail ntinnrtanne o£ visitor?, by tho spoaitil Uvin owirpj to the r-l;ovt ooilce pivcn ; IjuS tlitro whs n, fffi'itl uU'.encfanee o£ Peninsula p^oplr. , Givnt intfiror-!. \7i',s iaken in the Q ;ten con I ret. At I p nj. an RiinoiiDuemPiH was r/iade that Mirs Biiict , was landing, find iho films on the various; cfsndiun.te-3 v/evi- (inivr.uncil. At iSO p.m Miss BkdlinfT, with £2000 v/as nhead, aiifl Miss lji-uci' had .£2070. Tiio vo'inf; ibon hecatna secret, nnd the Ua;»s were the only indioatioa of the position of the candidate?, THE CORONATION. The poll olosod at 3 pm. On Rom» into the matter of results the quostion of deducting espansf 1 ". by tbs ssverat cominitteo? wv.sgon;. into and led to leugthy ftrgiVirpni It re -lilted finally in a draw i ,, ; tir- oandidatee;. Misß Bird in;x v.inning !ho toss. At 5 15 pin Mis= Bii - u!!iif; wiis nr;nouneerl queen. The picnn-sion then (ormfiti to the platform, Mrs A Itc.-a.fi aot"d ns Mis'rees of Kob;sThe of waitinß were Miss Bruce, the No 1 Queen candidate, 51 bs Agnes Tui , oil. Miss Dorothy William- and Mies Tini The 'pages worn Slessvn Barley -Bii'd'ing, Geo Tuirall, Billy W'lkins, and J ?ead. The oeremony v/a9 opened fay a welcome from tho I Maori , !- Koarcr leading. Mr J D Rruae acted as Lord Chancellor and Mr J F Buchanan as Lord Huh .Chamberlain. After those on the dais had paid tboir homr.ga to tha qtv en the followina orders wero eonfentd by the 'queen. Mr ii H O'Catlaghan, Sir Gordon Howard O'Callaghan ; Mr ElicnYiO Lelievre, Sir Etienno Lelievra ; Mr \Y'H Montgomery, Lord Wairewa ; Mr W F Parkinson, Eail o£ KtvHuDa.

Mr Bruce addressed the Qnepn, and con, grai.ulatod her on her sucgps and stiid the other Qcseen erhop.d his wishes. Rβ was sure the selection was an excellent one, and ho was glad to announ.oo that Wia Wounded Soldipra Fund had benefittud to the extent of £9000. .

The foilc"'i!g tha r-tall holders : — Refreshments— Mopdames Croukott, Humphries and Pfltoa, £22 Ico Cream, Eto—Mesdf.mea Jones, Line and J. Johnson, £18 Hoopla—Ms- P. Fancy, £14 103 Jumble Stall —Mrs I3utahiuaon and Misg Coop, £18. Guessing Coraoetitioas—Mr L. Pahey, £11 8s C: , . ■ . Silk Worms - Mr E. MarlonGirls' Friendly Society (Little Eiver branch)— Mrs Gilbert and Mi*s Priest, £13. Anoient . arm chair, worked by >3ydnsy Harris, £2 15s 3d . Photography—Mr J Luraby. fiwect Stall—Little River tJirla' Friendly Society 'FL',i Pond—Messrs Coi-ear and Mitt; Hawaii, £5 2h. ,Dnvs.uo!iellle and Afcarna—Mrn J Cairns, Miss Caivns and Mrs Richfield, £20 Punch and Judy—Mr S. Dicky, £1 13s ' Maori Hakes, etc —Mr T Williams, £4 Maori Curios.-Me33i , b W E EadforJ and Webb £1 145, Doodle nm'Buclt —11s. : Donations— £1G Badges — I4s Mock Court ~£9 . Weight Guessing—£2 18s-./-.' .Menagerie—l3s Union Jnck. auot'onrd by Mr David Matson, and these'were 'he prices obtained ; — J F Buchanan £5, W H Mont ornery £5, Joseph Johnson £2, J Obapimn £2, J Parkinson £1, J Kennedy £1, J Koynish PA, F Barely £1. John Reed £1, O Bradley £1 total £20

Tho fin.3 \vas then offered for final sale, and bought by Mr David Matson for £2, find presented by Mr Matson to the Little Bivrr Domain Board to ba buns in the Library,

The creacy p\rr was put up for eale and realised £11 2s 6d.

Messrs H Ala i-on & Cc auctioned stock, which brought £122.

CUBE FOR RHEUMATISM. This is not a pntent znedicino, i.fc is prescription ot an eminent English specialist For years I had besn a suffer j r from onronie rheumatism Ono year nga I oonaulted one of [he lesidin" specialists of the Dominion, now deceased On receipt of postage stamps, money older or postal noto- , for 4=: 6d, I will po3t twelvo doses of tho remedy, which this specialist declared, to be tho only thine , known to saienee as a euro for this painful Hiseasp. F. Greville, Editor N,Z. Dairyman. Box 502, Wellington —Advt.

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BANKS PENINSULA WAR FUNDS APPEAL., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3513, 14 January 1916

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BANKS PENINSULA WAR FUNDS APPEAL. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3513, 14 January 1916

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