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EASTER MONDAY PLEASURE- 1 "'*:-' "'*■— ■■■'•■-'■'-.'

;, Easter Monday of 1909 was ushered ia ' by dripping weathered the prospect of : : im:: anythmg like a for the fijial \l| general holiday of the season was ■ dis. " 1 ,tinctly'gloomy in the -By # eight, however, tee.^ainjhid- f ceased, and an-hour. sun ' waa" ■ I shining benevolently on already-dry -foots l ' ? I ipaths.- The andT "• -I Devonport Ferry Companies each dia- V -*a iPatehed well-laden steamers" with plea-i H ! sure-seekers to=this "ancl: that" harbour- orgulf beauty spot, while by "brake in*- 1 | train; others -sought- diversion inland -tf : * I i goodly.-number 'teavellihg* fiythe" excur-i « sibn ■trajffis"to''ffi£rerent'-placeß'-'alone : 'iSt'-.'~, 1 ilinej .aEarticularly..heavy baa;.been'-thr- \1 i traffic onthe Main Trunk line during tht ■'"-•! :| holidays, nor, has Rotorua been: ; behih"d ' M jin its-attractiveness, to-those who desir* -J a few days'; change from the* c% smoke. 4 j A large number travelled: to the Thermal i i district; on, Saturday to take parVin tea -| annual regatta on Rotorua Lake today, :{ A: fair* number' of. Volunteer enthusiast*:', | '*f also,,went>up' to Morrinsville today to H witaess the; last of the Easter encamp. .-•'.! pent..,. The -.chief attraction for ihosa:; whose fancy _does jiot lead"them. fe-tha 'picnic ground; water, excursion,: or, traia '■:. fi jaunt, was tesb9\teund.-.tb-day..afr Ellerslie where the second;day-bl ■■'. the AR.G." autumnt meeting attracted-a;' V- :- ! large concourse to the beautiful racing .ground. Plentiful'entertainment to wind : up the day's pleasure offers at. the city v - ltheatres,and.:.amusemeiits-,halls to-jiight, * ""'-;? the choice including. "Rip Yaa: Winkle" 1 : -.ji| ,at His iiving picture shows" a*" '. M the Opera House, .Royal-Albert Hall, and; ' I : Tlv 9li Theatrft;jßielshtehoir Fed. .C S erali Hall-. ahd:a:concert^at the 8 Choral >'ik Ha 11... ■ --'-'-"r"-' :■■•? --—• - -i--.-*-----.-.-...-.. '.'"**: ■ Th e delates 4o the conference -of tea .* % Churches of t Christ proceeded to-Motm - korea this morning to hold a picnic, and another : picru>: vras ; heUV at the earns place'in connection with' the Central Mis. sion. The-SalvationAriny heia apicaid - at St-.'Helier'sißay, andf the delegates to- >M the session-ofihei Grand Lodge 61 tee - LO.GiT. were entertained at a picnic held at Takapuna;,;;:<v ■:'■. '"'2r .'.'-'::')•■ 'i"Z: -■' j •;-"lSnelL'feleg»pK'ofSces'':as:are.-apeciafc : -S named m .the, guide for holiday ittendh : and from 7p.m. tiU midnight .. . -. . "•' ~ ..-'• , .'; CHRISTGHTJRCHj this day.holfdayirfeather prevailav : Th% .chief atteactions ';-arer, the GJT.G.vraces, ; local bowling; tournament*, .and': steamer- U. :excur3iomte>,Akard»to-witnessthe s sc«fc - ing;match .Whelch and'Fogwelli - ~ : . , -,' : The fin% ,and all the, fixtures postponed- from Satt* ,urday" are-.beihgTliefdj -~,. .'_' .•-.:..'.--•' '.'?-'-, DUNEDi^; ; : : ' , The ; weather is gloriously, fine -f or. the holiday,: The principal attraction.:kr tb> ._ race'"; Taierij- 1 -' .-"••,■- '~ : J^,'::'■■<:'--"■:>'.

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HOLIDAY MOVEMENTS., Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 86, 12 April 1909

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HOLIDAY MOVEMENTS. Auckland Star, Volume XL, Issue 86, 12 April 1909

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