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WAIKOUAITI FIRE BRIGADE

A concert- and dance, in aid of ihe uevriyesfablished' lire brigade was held on Friday msht, and was well attended. TI:o concertwas a ;;reat success Those who agisted were Mi=ses M'Fie, Kerr. Le Fevre (Palmerston), Macßean, and Fiudlav fTJunediri). Messrs He Lautour and Xeii Black (Dunedin). an J Rev. Mr Allen. The amusing " get-up " of Mr Be Lautotir :n a lady'* dress and his fiowins locks arranged in the latest style caused much amusement. Misses Rose Kerr and Ivy M'Fie were tho accompanist.-,. The Mayor iMr ti. .1. L. Kerr), who presided, ..aid ho was pieced to note, the applause meted oui to the performers, and thanked them for their sympathy and sunport to the fire brigade. Of the 15 members, four were lormer firemen who had seen service, and if occasion should occur they could fight fire in real eanitat. They had an ample supply of water, JSOlb to the square inch, awl at a moment's notice could increase it to 300 up to 5001b. The necessary applJanqes and gear were in their possession in case of fire, and it was to pay for those the concerts'wero held His Worship took the opportunity of inttajtlUg tlie Hospital Baturaav collection for arijwißber 28, and hoped for a liberal rsiponse. Waukouaiti stood third of the country wlle-Haon* l*»fc year.' Votes of thanki to the performers and 'God Save the King* closed the can«ert,~Gwn correfpondent.

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WAIKOUAITI FIRE BRIGADE, Evening Star, Issue 15633, 26 October 1914

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WAIKOUAITI FIRE BRIGADE Evening Star, Issue 15633, 26 October 1914

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