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BRIGHTON FARMERS’ PICNIC

Ye terduy He lot al farmers and Ihe ilia mi lies and fiieuri-', to the. number of about 200. gathered in AH' Miller'-, paddock for tlu.-ir annua! picnic. -After light refreshments the fun of the. day started. In addif ion to Hie usual picul.; games and hovs’ and girls’ race-, a good programme, of sports was put. through. The. following are. Hu- remits of (he chief even! - ; - - Bufliug- the Eliot. -A. Baxter 1, A\k Junes 2. Tossing tbo Ga her.-—AV. Junes 1, ,T. Wright 2. H. Baxter /, Tbrowmg Ihc IliiiimnT. -li. HuuGr I. W. Jones 2. Flopping Iho Glia in. --Al rs Baxter and R. Wrigdit, die) 1. Airs H. M'Goi! 2. Mi,- \\ o-sAwtu-kI .VAA'.'v haVul'vA) ll)0 \.ard —V\ . K .1. (Durum 2, J. Go rhe It- 5. Married AVuim lib >!;n c.----Mrs Aiili-e ], Mrs J.'aniuiiarsi.n 2. Mrs Bui von J, A’ouiig J,ud:cT Race.--!-'. Miller 1, E. BaxUir 2. A tug-of-war. Saddle Hiif v. BrigJdon. caused gicat. ext iteiuent. and rc-.ui((;d iu a win for Brighton after a hard pull. Slight showers fell during the day, hut these gladdened tho hearts of tho farmers, as tho district badly needs rain. Fruit was hhanded round at intervals, and much appareciated. “ Cow time ” came all too ;.,on, and after tea. the happy gathering dispersed. in the evening a dance wris held as a. fini-h up. and the 40 conpig,present had a. most enjoyable tiuio.

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BRIGHTON FARMERS’ PICNIC, Issue 15707, 22 January 1915

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BRIGHTON FARMERS’ PICNIC Issue 15707, 22 January 1915

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