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PICNIC.

The bachelors of Wallacotown held their annual picnic on Wednesday, 30th January in a paddock kindly placed at their disposal by Mr John • Jenkins of that district. There were about 450 -present, including many from Invercargill and other districts. The spot' selected was an ideal one for an outing of this s'o l ’t, and the weather was all that could bo desired, which enabled the gathering to be a great success for both young and old. Games were indulged in. and were relieved at intervals by a number of races. At the opening, addresses were given by Rev. Mr Burrows. Messrs R. Fraser, Officer, anti Macau. The catering was left in the capable hands of Messrs J. Kingsland and Sons. The prize-winners were : Young Radies’ Race —Miss Grace Darnell. Married Ladies’ Racer—Mrs Ronald 1. Mrs A. Stevens 2. Young Men's Race ; a prize ‘•'worth a guinea” (a box of Beecham’s pills) —Mr McKay 1. Mr J. McLeod 2. Partners’ Race —Mr and Miss Dyet Ist. Young Ladies’ Race —Miss Ratio Short 1. Miss Lizzie Darragh 2. The gathering came to a happy close, everybody going away thoroughly satisfied with the days’ enjoyment . The seer, -tary (Mr A. 11. White) deserves great credit For tin* able manner in which he carried out one ot the most successful and enjoyable picnic yet held in that district.

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PICNIC., Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 50, 16 February 1907

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PICNIC. Southern Cross, Volume 14, Issue 50, 16 February 1907

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