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THE Ellesmere Guardian.

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1919. NEWS OF THE DAY.

*Wlch wn»cn Is incorporated,, " The Elle - • . mere Chronicle," Published at Leeston, Canterbury, N Z.

The Ellesmere County Council meets at Leeston on Monday. Special entries for the Leeston sale, which takes place next Friday, are advertised. Members of the Southbridge Bowling Club 'are reminded of an important meeting called for to-night. Daring Vhfe Summer months, starting from to-morrow, the evening services in connection with St John's Church, Leeston, will begin at 7 o'clock. If you suffer from any sort of pain, make light .of it by using Magic Wool. It really does take pain away. 2s 6d a packet at Chapman Bros. 81

The annual meeting of subscribers to ing from to-morrow ; the evening service Monday night. The chairman, Mr J. Parkin, hopes to see a large attendance.

The third term of the dressmaking classes conducted at Leeston, Doyleston and Lakeside, under the control of the Ellesmere Technical Association, started this week, the instructress being Miss Gray, of Christchurch.

The Rev. E. W. Walker asks us to announce that in future the Presbyterian evening services at Leeston and Killinchy will start at 7 o'clock instead of 6.30.

Owing to the long illness of Mr and.. Mrs Stringer, of Leeston, much sympathy is~ felt for them throughout the district. Many people are of the opinion that something should be ddno to assist >hem and accordingly a beneiit concert has been arranged for Thursday, October 30. ..

At a meeting of the Leeston Patriotic Committee, held on Thursday night, Dr. Volckman presiding, it was decided to tender a combined dance and welcome home to all returned soldiers in theLeeston district next Thursday. Opportunity will be taken to welcome home Gunner B. C. Jacbbs and Private Harold Millar. It will be a long night dance and all Ellesmere men are asked to be present.'

There was a good attendance at the fortnightly social held on Tuesday night in connection with the St Joha 's Social Club, Leeston, in the Parish Hall, and a very pleasant evening was spent. The first hour or so was given up to a progressive euchre tournament, the first prize winners being Miss Ramsay 'and Mr D. Muri. The consolation prizes were presented to Miss M. Prosser and Mr Alf. Bailey. Supper was served by the lady members and dancing occupied the remainder of the evening. The final meeting fer this season will be held in about three weeks' time, and will take the ffirm of a concert.

A "linen" afternoon was given on Tuesday by Mrs J. Boag, Pitcairns, in honour of Miss Nan Stirling, whose marriage to Mr D. C. Kidd is to take place soon. Each guest brought something "white," which resulted in a number of very useful articles for the bride-elect. Mrs Boag made a charm-' ing hostess and a very pleasant afternoon was spent. Games at "bowls" were played and a "rose competition," which created considerable amusement, was won by Miss Stirling, the loser's prize going to Mrs Frampton. Afternoon tea was served under the shade of the trees. Before dispersal, Miss Stirling made\a short speech, thanking Mrs Boag and all her friends for their handsome presents. Mrs Boag made a very appropriate speech in reply. Mr Stirling thanked Mr and Mrs Boag and all present for their kindness.

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THE Ellesmere Guardian. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1919. NEWS OF THE DAY., Ellesmere Guardian, Volume XXIV, Issue 4110, 4 October 1919

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THE Ellesmere Guardian. SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 1919. NEWS OF THE DAY. Ellesmere Guardian, Volume XXIV, Issue 4110, 4 October 1919

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