GUAIWS’ SOCIAL. The Invercargill City Guards hold their annual social in Ashley s Hall on Tuesday evening last, May 21st. There was a good attendance despite the unfavourable conditions of the weather. Euchre was the lirst item on the programme, and the successful winners were as follows ; —Ladies —lst, Miss Brass ; 2nd, Miss McLean ; booby prize. Miss Flynn ; Gents —Ist, Mr Bobbin ; 2nd, Mr Findlay ; booby prize, Mr J. Buchanan. Dancing was then indulged in, and was ably controlled by the Ms.C. (Sergt. Logan and Priv. Allen), they being the right men in the right place. Supper was laid in the the Guards’ best style, and all seemed to do justice to the cakes provided by Mrs McXa tty, which were of the highest order. The Ladies’ Committee. as usual, bore the brunt of the work, and deserve, special praise for the manner in which 1 hey discharged their duties. The committee desires to thank Mr Tlopgttod, of Sharpe Bros., for two jars of beverages, which were very acceptable. Shooting trophies, won during the year, were presented by Capt. McKay. as follows ;— Champion Belt (to be held for one year) and Gold Medal, Priv. W. McChesney : 2nd. Bat. S.M. Robinson ; 3rd, Sergt Kelly.
Quarter M.S. Ferguson’s Cup, Priv. Murphy ; other trophies : Privs. Murphy, W. Tilley, Hanan, Sherhourne. Shortly after 2 o’clock the gathering broke up, all departing thoroughly satislled with the night’s enjoyment.
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The Reporter., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 8, 1 June 1907
The Reporter. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 8, 1 June 1907
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