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FANCY DRESS CARNIVAL

A most successful fancy costume carniv.il was held at Warrington on New Year's Eve. Mr J. L. Salmond having placed h*is grounds at the disposal of the Warrington Amenities Society, the committee were able to carry out the function in a most effective and attractive manner. Over 100 of the guests appeared In artisticallyarranged costumes, representing the Empire's celebrities. The residence and grounds were beautifully decorated with colored fairy lights, Chinese lanterns, etc' and presented a brilliant spectacle, especially when further illuminated by the blaze of a colored Are o.r the bursting of a sky rocket. With'tho side shows, musical items, and suppers, the evening cfuickly passed till the New Year was welcomed in a flare of fireworks, the ringing of the church bell, and the singing of patriotic choruses. Another attraction was a. large bonfire, to which a dejected-looking though gailyattired " Kaiser Bill" was led to the stake by the local police and burnt, to the evident'delight of all the young people present. The committee desire to express their thanks to all who assisted to make the gathering so successful, and especially to the ladies of the differeat committees. The society will benefit by an addition to their funds of something over £lO clear, which will fenaWe a muck-needed work to

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FANCY DRESS CARNIVAL, Evening Star, Issue 15690, 2 January 1915

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FANCY DRESS CARNIVAL Evening Star, Issue 15690, 2 January 1915

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