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A sain of work m aid of tho Melancsian arfc. Maori Mission Funds was opened yesterday afternoon in St. John's Hal', Roslyn. Owing to his recent bereavement, th'> Primate (Bishop Nevill) was rumble to officiate at the opening as previously arranged, consequently this'ccrcmony was dispensed with. Tho salo was inaugurated by tho ladies of St. Barnabas's Mission Guild, who are /to be congratulated upon tho fine display of plain and fancy needlework and other useful ai tides, which attest their patient industry in aid of a deserving cause, The following ladies assisted at tho various stalls:—Plain and fancy needlework—Mcs' dames Wood, Each, Haddock, Cotton, and Dawson; Maori curio stall—Mrs M'Neill and Miss Nichol; book and fancy goods stall— Miss Roach and Miss Ferry; lolly stall—Misses Wood (3); refreshment stall—lira Leslie and Miss Wright; Christinas tree—Members of St. John's Girls' Club. Tho attendacco during tho afternoon and evening was very fair, and good business was done at tho various stalls. In the evening the St. Clair Comedy Conrpan> gave a dramatic entertainment, entitled " Tho Money Spinner," the various eliaraeters being ably sustained bv Mrs M'Knight, Miss Easther, Miss Muir, and Messr3 Pembcrton and Gardiner. The comedy was prettily &taged, and tho performers were heartily applauded by a vary appreciative audience. The sale of work will bo open this afternoon and also in tho evening, when a varied musical programme will be presented.

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SALE OF WORK., Otago Daily Times, Issue 13456, 2 December 1905

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SALE OF WORK. Otago Daily Times, Issue 13456, 2 December 1905

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