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I Octobcr S.

[ Tlie annral school jJicnic was held on Friday last at Mr. R. H. Edwards' residence. - Keen 'disappointment wub felt in the forenoon'because o£ the rain, but. at mid-day the clouds lifted, and the afternoon was all that ccmld be de sired. Luncheon was spread In the motor shed, and the tables creaked with the abundance of good things laid upon them. ' After luncheon a start .was made for the paddock, where. the racc3 \vcre held, with the following results :-VII. and VI. Grade-Boyj : Henry Schleter. Jack Ellis, Bob Ellis ; IV. and V.-Stan Schlcter, Arthur Schleter, J. Ellis; II. and III.-Herbert Berkefeld, Ted Schleter, Stan Schleter; r. Grade-GepfErey Coutts, Ronald Lock Allan Morris; VI.--Girls : Lena Schlet er,' May Joimstori, ' Eileen Buhlman ; VII.-Kate Rahley, Edie Clark ;. V. Constance Laube, Sadie Johnston ; III. .and IV.-Daphne Lock, Grace Buhl man, Vida Clark; I.-r-Thelma Frost, Ruby Clark,' Roma Laube. Little girls -Thelnia. Coutts, Jessie Johnston, Rona Coutts ; II Grade-Beryl Frost, Eva Buhlman. Boys' raccs-Lin John ston, Les Parry 2, A-ubrey Laube ; do., Alex. ? Ellis, j fibril -Davis 2, Will Ed wards { dp., jack Frost, Cyril Beck man, Allan Parry. Old scholars-Thel ma Parry, Lena Wallace, Annie Clark. Boys' 3-legged race-Stan Schleter and Jim Ellis, Henry -and A- Schleter, Lin Johnston and Bob Ellis ; do., Davis and Tod Schletpr, Bob Johnston ant! Alex. Ellis. Olrle-Kate Raliley and E. Clark," C. Laube and E. Buhlman. Big boys-'Jack Manser,, Les Byass, A. Clark. Married ladles' race-Mrs. R. Johnston, Mrs. Parry, Mrs. J, Ellis. Jumping-VI. and VII-Bob Ellis, Jack Ellis ; V.-Stan Schleter, Jim Ellis ; VI-=A. Schleter, A, Ellis ; III,--Teddy Sclileife]'. .A. Parry ; II.-'Herbert Bcrksfeld, jack Frost, Cyril Becknian ; I. - Ronald Lock, Geoffrey Coutts. Girls'-Jumping-V., VI., and VIL-L. Schlcter, C. Laube; E. Buhlman; IV. Vida Clark, Daphne Lock; II.-Beryl Frost. There was also a pick-a-back race for aji schools ; whelebarrow race

-Lcn Stafford and j. Jlide ; flag race Henry Schlctec'ti team; rppstep phase won by A. Schleter . married men's race-^A. U. Coutts, Alf. Coutts, 13. Schlcter. The starters and liandicap pers wore Messrs. A. U. Coutts and W. Manser; with Miss Byass. assisting. The judges were Messrs. R, Wallace and R. H. Edwards, ' ? -

. Afternoon tea' ivas spread for all, after which the children received pack ets of .oranges and lollies.; (The latter kindly given by tlie iCo-operativc Store).- Cheers , were jgiyen for the 'par ents and friends, for the visitors, and Mr: 'and Sirs. Edwards; for their hos pitality. Mr. Edwards suijtably re sponded. .This brought an enjoyable picnic to a close. . - '

Mr. Scliwartzkoff, new. teacher of tfte O.B. Flat school, took *up his duties on Monday morning, and was met liy Mr. A. U. Coutts; secretary of the'School Committee. It is to be hoped that.Mr. ScTiwd'rtziioff and family will, en joy our climate. They brave resided in ' the

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