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A very successful school treat was fapld on Wednesday last at French Farm. After partaking of a sumpt nous repast of tbe good things provided by tbe residents of the bay, an adjournment was made to Mr Bropaddock where the annual sports were held. Aftpr these com petitions were over, everyone returned to tbe school room again, where after

-noon tea was provided, , which was very muoh appreciated Tbe chairman of the school com tnittee, Mr Donovan, said the chil d en of the bay bad decided to do tbe saroe as tbey bad doric last year; that

was, instead of devoting their money towards prizes for themselves they would give tbe money collected to

wards tbe Akaroa Ladies' Red Cross Fund, and be bad much pleasure in Mr Armstrong the sum of to be devoted to that purpose He

Baid tbey were a presentation of three

prizes only. These were to three boys ' who leaving tbe school* He then asked Rev A. H Juliu3 to make the presentations to the boys. ' Tbe Rev A H Julius said he bad bad tbe pleasure .* of - making tbu presentation to tbe school children for a nnmber of years He oommendpd them for their self sacrifice in giving their prize money towards the Red Grogs" He hoped next year tbe war would be over, and that the children coaid de vote the money towards their prizes. Mr Armstrong on behalf of the Red

Cross thanked tbe children very sin . cerely for this self denial in giving their money towards such a de-

serving object. Tbe committee thanks all those who helped to make the function such a success by their attendance and help

towards refreshments and funds

The following are the prize win uerp;—

Boy* over 12 years (open)-R Duoovon.l, W Weir and Frank Shad bolt equal, 2. • Girls over 12 years (open)— Grace Cburcbill 1, Clarice Stewart 2. Boys 10 to 12 year? (open) -Fred Phillips 1, Donald Stfwart 2 Girls under 12 years (open) -May Oburohill 1, Oliver Le Valliant 2, Mona Stewart 8 Boya under 10 years (open) —Claude Stewart 1, Lucien Brocberie 2. Boys over 12 years—Ron Donovan 1, Willie Weir 2 Girls over 12 years—Dora Weir 1, Clarice Stewart 2 Boys 9 to 12 year?— Leslie Giddens Edward Wier 2

Girls 9 to 12 years—Gladys Daok 1, Dorothy Duck 2 Boya UDder 9 year?— Claude i Stewart 1, Lenard Giddens 2.

Girls 6 to 9 ypars—Eva cburohill 1 Mary Shadbolt 2 Boys three legeed race—Rod Dono van and Willie Wier 1, Leslie Giddens Olaude Stewart 2. Girls' three legged race—Gladys Daokaod Rhoda tewart 1, Dorien Weir and Clarice Stewart 2 Boys' boot race (open)—Willie Weir 1, Edward Weir 2 Girlß* boot race (open)— Gladys Daok 1, Dorein Weir 2. 1 Girls' skipping—Rhoda Stewart 1, 0 Stewart 2. Boys' sack race—lsi heat, Clifford LeComte 1, Ron Donovan 2. 2nd heat—Claude Stewart 1, Heaton Stewart 2. Final—Heaton Stewart 1, Olaudd Stewart 2nd Young ladies' race (hair down) — Dorothy Donovan 1, Ethel Btewarb 2. Young ladies' race (bair up) Mies B Wright 1, Misa M Warner 2, Married ladies' race—Mrs J. Mould 1, Mrs Braddock 2. Married men's race—P Giddens 1, 0. Braddock 2. • _~.„, Young men's race—Bert .Stewart 1. iiuke Wright 2. Boys' consolation—Lester Brochene 1, Keith Hopkins 2. Girls consolation race—Mary Hawker 1, Derwin Duke 2, Toddlers' race (boys)— Claude Stewart 1, Leslie Giddens 2, _ Toddlers' race (girls)—Donen Weir 1, Clarice Stewart 2 , . , Tag of war-Married and single •jjjeni Married men won.

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FRENCH FARM SCHOOL TREAT., Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3537, 18 April 1916

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FRENCH FARM SCHOOL TREAT. Akaroa Mail and Banks Peninsula Advertiser, Volume LXXV, Issue 3537, 18 April 1916

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