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A school concert was held in the town hall on Tuesday evening, 18th, and was largely attended. A large number of friends volunteered assistance, and Miss , Barrett presided at the piano. Songs were given by Misses Donaldson, McCreath, Brown, and Mr Kidd, , and Misses Young and Langscales gave a duet. Mr Gordon Brown gave a reading, and Miss Kissell and Messrs Williams, Toshach, and Master McKillop gave recitations Mr Morgan proved an adept with the mouth organ, and Mr Robertson gave some nice gramophone selections. The children of the school materially assisted, and showed care in training. Their items were—group-songs, dialogues, recitations, songs, etc., and the audience were hearty in their appreciation of the efforts of the little ladies, who looked charming. Votes of thanks were passed to Messrs Lillicrap, McNaughton and Co. for the piano ; the Council for the use of the hall, special mention being made of the way the hall was decorated. The concert was in aid of the prize funds, and about £9 was taken, which is very good indeed. A special word of praise is due to Mr Williams for the way in w T hich he carried out the duties of secretary. The distribution of prizes took place on Thursday evening, there being a good attendance of friends and others. The chairman (Mr Garmson) and Mr Williams gave short addresses, and all who had passed were presented with prizes. Special technical school prizes were presented for cookery and woodwork. In cookery Miss Hynes was first, and Miss Garmson 2nd. In woodwork George Williams was first. The usual vote of thanks to teachers was passed. Mr John Kingsland was thanked for providing the children with lollies.

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NORTH INVERCARGILL., Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 44, 29 December 1906

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NORTH INVERCARGILL. Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 44, 29 December 1906

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