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P.A. INVERCARGILL, this day. Peace or no peace Invercareill celebrated to-day. About 10 o'clock sirens were sounded and that was the signal for hundreds of shop and office girls to pour out into the streets where, determined not to be done put of their celebrations for a second time, they wasted no time in making merry. -A crowd of girls came to a halt ou , tsld e one vegetable shop and volleyed cabbages and other greenstuffs back into the shop, which immediately ceased business. The excitement increased as the morning wore on and cheering and whistlini crowds surged up and down the streets, while. decorated lorries and cars carried full complements and more standing on the running boards and lying across the bonnets Confetti was strewn everywhere and a spirit of revelry spread throughout the city.

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SPIRIT OF REVELRY, Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 189, 11 August 1945

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SPIRIT OF REVELRY Auckland Star, Volume LXXVI, Issue 189, 11 August 1945

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