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Bluff Notes.

BAND PICNIC. Ou the morning of the 26th inst. it was confidently predicted that the weather would not aflow of a picnic being held, but the committee in charge of affairs may safely congratulate themselves that in spite of the boisterous elements, the picnic was a financial success. Substantial prizes were offered for the various races during- the day, the results being as follows : Girls’ Races. —6 to 8 srears5 r ears : Misses E. Walker and Bradshaw ; 8 to 10 years ; Misses P. McDonald and Wilson ; 10 to 12 years : Misses Walker and Aidred ; 12 to 14 years : Misses A. Walker and Hamlin. Single Ladies’ Race —Misses Aidred and Wyatt. Married Ladies' Race —Mesdames Johnson and Kitchen. A special prize for single ladies’ race was won by Miss A. Aidred. Rhys’ Races. —6 to 8 years : Mastfcers Guy and Hayward ; 8 to 10 years : Masters Alsw.eiller and Weir ; 10 to 12 years ; Masters P. Bailey and McDonald ; 12 to 14 years Masters Alsweilier and Erasmussen. Single Men’s Race Messrs B. Wright and McNeilage. Marries Men’s Race.—Messrs E. Daley and J. Clemens. In the evening a concert was held. Dr. Torrance occupying the chair. Proceedings commenced with the Band playing a selection, “The Soldier’s Life,’’ and songs were contributed by Mrs Crocket, Miss Waddel, Miss M. Dixon, and Messrs T. Stewart, E. Parker, B. Wright and M. O’Brien ; duet by Mr Creagh and Mr G. R. George ; recitations by Miss A. McLeod and Messrs A. McClure --and J. Dale ; Cornet solo by Mr J. Dale and euphonium solo by Mr W. Newman. Mr T. Stewart and Miss White kindly played the accompaniments. After the concert a dance was held, and good music supplied by Messrs Grant and Bigwood (violins) and Newman (piano). The duties of M.C. were entrusted to Mr J, Calder. The committee desire to express their thanks to all who assisted to make the day a success. Our one-time host of the Bay View Hotel, Mi’ J. Metzger, arrived home by the s.s. Wimmera on Monday, looking as young as ever.

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Bluff Notes., Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 44, 29 December 1906

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Bluff Notes. Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 44, 29 December 1906

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