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Bluff Notes.


On Wednesday evening - the first bazaar of the season was opened by His Worship the Mayor (Mr G. A. Whealler) in one of his most happy speeches. The bazaar was promoted for the Church of England funds, under the auspices of St. Matthew’s Ladies’ Guild. This being the first bazaar the financial results are most satisfactory, and the residents - are turning out in large numbers. Besides the numerous side shows, there are concerts each evening, and the Bluff naval band also enliven the proceedings. The bazaar doses this (.Saturday) evening. Following are the names of the stall holders : Art Stall—Mtsdames Xichol, Bertrand, Sutherland, King, and Graham. Tea Kiosk—Mesdames Waddell and Edmonds,, assisted iby a bevy of young ladies. Flower Stall. —Mrs Haast, and the Misses F. A. and B. Maud. Lollie Stall —Mrs McKegg, and the Misses Bertrand (8), and Miss Lovett Bran Tub Mesdames McPherson and Cockroft. Jumble Stab —Mesdames McClure, Lovett, Valentine and Moody. Doll Stall —Mrs Dale and the Misses Dale (2). Plain Work Stall —Mesdames D. McQuarrie, Parker, Cook, Hamilton, and Rattray. Gipsy Tynt—Mesdames Salmon and Whealler. Scaliawag—Messrs E. Smith and E. Bradshaw. Aunt Sally—Messrs Callender and A. Metzger. The judges of the bed-making competition are Alesdames Sutherland and Whealler. BREVITIES. The G.S. Tlinemoa arrived on her periodical rounds on Wednesday. .1 understand that a much needed depot has been erected on the "Three Kings. ’ At time of writing the s.s. Whangape is discharging cargo «f coal, at the same time coaling the dredge Murihiku and the hulk Othello. The shift Melville Island sailed on Thursday morning after having discharged a cargo of creosote. Next Sunday the anniversary services in 'thj Presbyterian Church will be conducted by the Rev. Geo. Lindsay, from Invercargill. A congregational social is to be held on Tuesday with a specially attractive musical programme. The local brass band are busy a:t the new music for the contest at Wyndham in October. The selection is rather a good, one, and appears to be within the abilities of most amateur bands, but the march has evidently -been arranged for a band of professionals. ■ The Coast Guards hold a Church parade at 10.30 on Sunday.

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Bluff Notes., Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 13, 13 July 1907

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Bluff Notes. Southern Cross, Volume 15, Issue 13, 13 July 1907

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