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HOTSPUR. (From our own Correspondent.) To celebrate the twenty-ifrst an niversary of the l otspur Show, which was held on Foundation Day, a social .was held in' the local Me chanics' Hall on the 18th inst. by the committee of the. Hotspur P. and A. Society., The hail .,was crowded, visitors coming from all the sur rounding districts. Dancing ,was first indulged .in, and then the pros ident of the show committee (Mr..F. R. Young), after anniouncing the ob ject of the evening's gathering, called on Mr. A. Moore (Hilgay), who was first president of the so ciety, to describe how the show or iginated. After congiatulating the committee on the manner in which they have improved their show, he wished the society. every success. Mr Frank. Fidler, who held the posi tion of secretary for the, first eleven years, endorsed. Mr: Moore's re marks, and said. 30/- was the am ouint of money the first show ven tured on, havinga prize list of. un dor £60, and after continued suc cess the amount now 'paid out in prize money alone was over £100. HeB also stated' that during the war period the show was held and profits amounting to £200 went to Red Cross funds, also to imnprovements that had been carried out on the re creation grounds for show purposes. Hloi wished, the society continued success in the future, as it had been rewarded with in thd liast. Pride of place on a table on the stage was given to a grand birthday cake, which had been the ,winning cake for that class at the recent show. (mado by Miss Mary Mooro). At the side also stood a beautiful two tier cake, a gift.to the society by Mrs. J. Robson. The 'president called on Mr. Moore to cut the cake, which was duly honored,' pieces of this being handed round. to the many guests present. Songs by Miss Myra Emerson (Green wald), and recitations by Miss Rome (Branxholme) were well received. The president thanked the perform ers and all present for their attend ance, and hoped that the show would still continue to prosper. An ex cellent supper was provided by the ladies of HIotspur and drstrlct, and was greatly appreciated. Music for the dance was played by Mr. E. C. Hliscock, Mr. and Mrs. F. R. Young, MY. Boardman, lfessrs. BolL Bros. Mr. Frank Murphy acted as M.C. in his usual efficient manner.