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The North Otago Times WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1918. THE PEACE CELEBRATIONS.

Oamaru lias had * occasions lor, public rejoicings in the past and has done them justice. But never was 'an becasipu so important as that of yesterday,- the celebration of .the ending of a war which lias 1 affected.■every latifule;and longitude of the habitable globe; ,and it is pleasing to have to record^that the atteuiptto celebrate it fittingly, within the limit of means aVail-' able, was entirely sucessful. Profo ably some assistance was given in securing this result bjh the""*> hearsal" last. Everyone who toojc part;bthe festival of joy, and everyone who looked on at the activities/, displayed, seemed to feel inclined'to say,'aiid many did say /'Well'■%ne ; andhearty,, display of •gladiiess that the cloucl. that has spread, a' gloom over the woridior over four years has rifted,broken up, and -i* being driven,away.. Yesterday was chiefly given up to jubiljitibn. 1 o-day the' ; people are invited to. take part .in a i serious form of thanksgiving, aricl it' istobo hoped and expected that the invitation will'be' responded to in such wise ,that the.bverljow■ meeting provided for will lie'required. There fihpulfl be a general readiness to join in devouttis well as iu.amusjji'g expressions of gratitude that the horrors of war are being put flu end to. The continuation of the festivities in the afternoon and evening make their o'Wn appeal.

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North Otago Times, North Otago Times, Volume CVI, Issue 14273, 13 November 1918

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The North Otago Times WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 1918. THE PEACE CELEBRATIONS. North Otago Times, Volume CVI, Issue 14273, 13 November 1918

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