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SALVATION ARMY

There was a very large attendance, last evening at the Salvation Army Fortress in Dowling street, when the annual distribution of prizes and concert_ in connection with the work of the juvenile elates took place. Major Toom.er, who presided, said that the funds derived from the entertainment were to bo devoted to augmenting the Belgian relief fund, tho young folks having generously agreed to forgo their annual picnic in order that the funds might assist. in relieving tho wants of .some of tho stricken Belgians. The programme presented was excellent in all respects, the youthful performers reflecting great credit on their instructor (Sergeant-major Hughsoni. A special platform', tastefully decorated, had been erected, and on this there must have been fully 70 boys and girls. Tho programme included vocal eolos, recitations, drill and wand exercises, action songs, and dialogues, the entertainment concluding with a striking tableau entitled 'The Roll Call.' During the evening descriptive solos were given hy Mrs Day, E. Pollowe. and Bandsergeant Canty. " The audience showed their appreciation at the conclusion of each item.

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SALVATION ARMY, Evening Star, Issue 15671, 9 December 1914

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SALVATION ARMY Evening Star, Issue 15671, 9 December 1914

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